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1 Voij. XXYI. no. 349. Sajlt Lajke City, Utajhc, Wednesday MorjshqsG, Majrch 30, 1904; 12 phgbs.Five Cents. H
JLOOD WATERS JOINING
Rfi ' FOR A WIDESPREAD
mh- White and Wabash Rivers in
i Indiana Ready for a
R ;M In Michigan Floods Are Subsld-
m- 'im !ng, but Situation Is
P j Still Critical.
1 Conditions at Saginaw Show Little
Irj f 1 Improvement, and There Is Much
In I Suffering- in Flood Section.
(.K TDTANAPOLIS, March 29 All the
K,H I rivers tributary to,thc Wabash and
J Ohio are overflowing and great
11 damage has been done to farms and
1 buildings throughout Southern Indiana.
Lwfl At Vlncenncs the danger seems great-
ftR Every precaution Is being taken to.
Kl prevent the possible breaking of levee?.
fln All sanitary sewers have been stopped
W with sand bags. Nearly all of 'the
k V. large manufacturing plants have been
V forced to close and it is thought that
raj the city gas plant will be clos'pd to-
H night '
m ' The electric light and power plant is
J j - also in danger. The Evansvllle and
ij I'erre Haute railroad has suspended
I In the White river bottoms ten thous-
J and acres of wheat are inundated. At
f Pittsburg the river has backed into
fl several mlnea. forcing them to close,
f'l Hazclton is completely isolated.
I Xast Bridge Gone.
M Today the east span of the big steel
ft bridge at Bloomfleld, the only rcmain-
H ing bridge across the White river for a
I M diftUtttce of fifty miles, was swept away.
'Jti JTRTie crest of the Hoods in these two
IKVc strfeams arc expected to reach their
ll- fil jUhction point in Gibson county today
ft or tomorrov and may join their heavier
U forces at the same time- This will send
' 7. p. mighty river tearing through the rich
, MTV lower Wabaah valley to the Ohio.
IH dlanapollu Is at Lafayette, where the
it water from the Wabash is undermining
? n, high railroad embankment. Should a
icrlouH break occur, a district that Is
, now protected will be flooded. At Ev
i ansvllle the river is one foot above the
dRnger line and Is rising. The lowlands
nbove and below the city are' under wa
ter and In some places the river is sev
eral miles Wide.
I , Five Lives Lost.
DETROIT, Mich.. March 20. Five lives
have been lost and probably moro than
95,000,GCO damage to property has been done
"by tho Hood whk-h has devastated many
jartn of Michigan during tho past five
lays. Tonight the Indications aro that
tho end Is in sluht, although conditions
aro still very bad at Grand Rapids and
plsj along tho course of the Saginaw river.
At Grand Rapldn the Buffering of tho
flood victims will be aggravated by tho
failure of the gas supply. Last night all
tho gas mains leading to the Hooded
district wero filled with water and there
is no possibility of their being opened for
use beforo the flood completely recedes.
The result will le very serious. Ga was
used extensively for healing and cooking.
I The Grand river continues to recede slow-,
Nearly $1,000,000 Loss at Saginaw.
T SAGINAW. Mich.. March 20.-Tho Bag-
Jnaw river continues to iIbc and the same
general flood conditions exist about the
V city an yoslerdny. The water la some
what higher than yesterday and conse
quently has inflicted more loss to ' tho
merchants and factory owners wIioko
places of busJnsR aro partially sub
merBcd ahd closed.
Between Saginaw and Bay City tho lco
In the Saginaw river I.i over two feet
dop In places and dynamite has had little
effect in clearing the channel. Down tho
river reports today tell of much suffering
nnd exposure. It Is not expected that tho
river will fall much If any today.
All Industrial plants on tho river are,
rhut down and five thousand men or moro
aro out of work.
The financial loss la this county will
probably reach $7:o,0.
1 .CARMEU Til. March 20 -Tho Little
1 Wabash river Is rising at the rate of an
r Bich an hour. Tho entire eaM side Is uu-
i der water. Hundreds of fannies aro
1 , homeless, and the Iobs will reach huu-
I t fU drcds of thousands of dollars.
FIGHT FOR MILLIONS
OF PHILO BENNETT
14 Tl T EV HAVEN, Conn.. March20. 4
4. IN Phllo S. Bennett's wlllwasad- 4
4 mitled as a competent document for 4
jylf probating by Judge Edwin B. Gager 4
4 of the Supremo court, as the result -f
of tho first day's hearing In the ap- 4
-f peal of William J. Bryan from tho 4
4 decision of the Probate court, which 4
4 disallowed the "sealed letter" found 4
4 with tho will giving Mr, Bryan 4
4 VACOO. 4
4- Tho chief contention tho admlssl- -h-4
blllty of the "sealed letter" as cvl
4 denes was being argued by counsel 4
4 at tho time the court adjourned for 4
4- tho day. 4
4 Former Judgo Stoddard, who ap- 4
pears 03 senior counsel for lire.' 4
!' frp1. J 4 Bcnnott and tho other heirs, fought 4
I ar 4 every Inch of the ground over which -f
Ylt! tho appellants moved In their efforts 4
Ml 4 to Introduce evidence, nnd at times 4
f IrtfMl 4 ho directed bitter' Invectives and 4
' 'JrilK 4" uarcasiis against tho opposing side. 4
") Hj!l:. dff
RUSSIANS ORDER OLD
GLORY HAULED DOWN
f LONDON, March 30. J
X A correspondent of the X
X' Times at Ncwchwang, J
t cabling under yesterday's X
J date, says: ' X
X "The Russians today X
X ordered the American J
J flag: on the correspond-
ents' mess to be hauled X
-t- down. 4
"The proclamation of
X martial law completely X
paralyzes the whole com
merce of this port." X
' t ' ' 1 ' 11 1 I I I i 1 I -i-l 111 LJL.
WHITE HOUSE POLICE
, ' VICTIMS OF JOKE
Intercept Peaceful Immigrant "Whom
They Were Informed Intended to
Slay the President.
titEW YORK. March - 29. The story
vl of an alleged plot to assassinate
President Roosevelt, which, upon
investigation, proved to be en
tirely without foundation, was made
public today by Police Commissioner
Several days ago the commissioner
received a letter from a man in Italy
saying that an Italian was about to
come to this country for the express
purpose of assassinating the President,
The writer gave a detailed descrip
tion of the alleged anarchist, the very
steamer on which he would sail, and
full details of the alleged plot.
' When the steamer docked an Inspec
tor was on hand with a large squad of
detectives, and the suspect was found
Investigation showed that the case
was purely one of spite on the part of
the man who wrote the letter.
It was found that the detained man
is not an anarchist and that he had a
perfect right to er.ter this country. He
was allowed to land.
The object of the letter, it was found,
was to have the man deported.
But Other Plungers at Monte Carlo
Have Won Heavily, Hitting the
MONTE CARLO, March 20. Tho
Casino has just closed one of the
most disastrous weeks it has
had In years, a jicore or more of
the biggest plungers that gather at the
gaming tables having gone far into the
Of all the noteworthy gamblers In the
Casino the ono to attract the most at
tention Is a little American grl the
Duchess of Roxburghe, who was Miss
May Goelet of New York, one of the
richest heiresses in the world. The lit
tle duchess has alreadyy earned the
reputation of being something of a
plunger. At times she is given to play
ing for very high stakes and then again
she makes very modest, bets.
Duchess Has Been Losing.
The American duchess has been los
ing with great persistence ever since
she and the duke arrived here and their
friends say that together they have lost
a snug -fortune. But their loascs ap
pear to give them not the least worry.
The duchess was seen to bet ?500 on
the throw of a card a night or two
ago, and when she won she immediately
put the entire 51000 on another turn and
lost. She docs not follow any of the
systems, preferring to make random
Another of the notable women plung
ers here is the Duchess of Devonshire,
and luck has been against her too. She
has lost heavily during the week. To
her friends she admits her losses now
foot up to $00,000, but there are whis
pers about the Casino and the hotel cor
ridors that the total Is more like $1C0,
000. The duke, too, has fared very bad
ly and altogether .the Devonshlrcs are
likely to quit the season among the
heaviest of the loser?.
Make Big Winnings.
One of the plungers who have been
making havoc with tho bank la E. Har
rison Power, the rich husband of Elaine
Ellison, the actress. Ever since his ar
rival here, ten days ago, ho hnu "been
I giving the bank a hard time of It. Luck
I eeems to go with him, as If It never
' meant to desert him. Mrs. Power, too,
' has had some of her husband's luck,
although her winnings will not foot up
near what his are. Their joint win
nings for tho last week are fixed at
Young Lord Vllllcrs has been win
ning heavily. He has won J200.000 this
week and If his luck continues he Is
likely to more than double this sum
In the next few days. To show how
hard hit the bank has been It need "only
he said that one day this week its net
losa was $250,000.
Jap and Russian Columns Meet In Korea and
Losses in Killed and
Wounded on Both
ST. PETERSBURG. 'March 29. The
report of Gen. MIshtchenkc, giv
ing details of the battle at Chung
Ju, Korea, yestcrdaj- and tele
graphed by CJJen. Kuropatkln, reads:
"For three consecutive days our
small outposts attempted to draw tho
Japanese cavalry into action, but their
patrols, after contact was established,
retired beyong Chung Ju (about fifty
miles northwest of Ping Yang).
"Having learned that four squadrons
of the enemy were posted lye versts be
yond Chung Ju on March 27th, six
companies inarched, toward Kasan and
on March 23d reached Chung Ju at 10:30
"As soon as our scouts approached
the town the enemy opened fire from
behind the wall. Two squadrons
promptly djsmountcd and occupied tho
heights 600 yards distant. An engage
Japs Driven' Back.
"In the town a company of infantry
and a squadron of cavalry were lying
In ambush. Our men were reinforced
by three companies and attacked the
Japanese with a cross fire. Notwlth7
standing this and our commanding po
sition the Japanese gallantly held their
ground and It was only after a fierce
fight of half an hour's duration that
the Japanese ceased fire and sought
refuge in the houses. The Japanese
hoisted the Red Cross flag at two
"Soon afterward three squadrons of
the enemy were seen advancing along
the Kasan road at full gallop toward
the town, which two .of the squadrons
succeeded In entering, while the third
fell back In disorder under repeated
volleys from our troops. A number of
men and horses were seen to fall.
"For an hour ' afterward our com
panies continued to lire on the Ja
panese Jil -the lown. preventing them
from leaving the houses.
"An hour and a half after the begin
ning of the engagement four companies
were seen on the Kasan road, hasten
ing to uu;u;ii. i gave ,ine oruer to
mount, and the entire force, with a
covering squadron, advanced In perfect
order and formed in line behind" the
hill. The wounded were placed in
front, and the retirement was carried
out with the deliberation of a parade.
"The Japanese force which was
thrown into disorder was evidently un
able to occupy the hill which we had
just evacuated, as their infantry ar
rived too late.
'The detachment protecting our
rear guard arrived quietly at Kasan,
where we halted for two hours in order
to give attention to our wounded. At
1 p. m. our force reached Noo-San.
Killed and Wounded.
"It Is supposed the Japanese had
heavy losses in men and horses. On
our side, three ollicers were severely
wounded Stepanoff and Androoko In
GIRL'S PHOTO ON
HIS FINGER- NAIL
Parisian Dudes Havo Started a New
Fad to Express Their
PARIS. March 29. The newest fad
of tho ultrafaehlonablc and super-devoted
young men Is to
have tho picture of "the best be
loved woman In the world" photo-'
graphed on the nail of the little finger
of his right hand.
The nail picture is made of a very
dclicato photographic process and is
indelible. So some young women, who'
arc certain they love and can never
love again, have had the pictures of
their sweethearts photographed on their
thin, pink, translucent little nails.
But the flower of love often withers.
So t is lucky that the human naila
grow. And unless a woman or man
chooses to wear tho nails a la Chlnols
a photograph on one of them i3 bound
to disappear. This fact has encour
aged flirts, women and men, to adopt
the fad and to decorate their nails with
the features of their "newest Hamcs.'
But they must be patient. A learned
physiologist has calculated that the
nails grow at tho rate of a thirteenth
, of an Inch In a week. So three months'
time and the porslstcnt U8e of scissors
will scarcely obliterate such a nail pic
ture. But how happy vvould bo a vengeful
woman,, thus adorned, who had quar
reled with him she thought she loved.
Try to imagine her supreme Joy as she
Would snip f'om her nnll his curly
locks, then hl3 eyes, his nose and lips,
In turn, and, last, the tip of his chin.
Fierce Battje Follows.
f M : rh4 -l- ' ,
I KOREA: ftftf , it
r1IUNG JU' the theater of the first battle of any consequence between 4
4 the land forces, Is about midway between PIngyang and WIJu, the 4
4 latter being the point at which the Russians were massing a large body 4
4 of men and heavy guns. The forces that engaged the Japanese column 4
4 yesterday Is believed to be the advance of a main army heading south 4
4 to attack the Japanese base at PIngyang.
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QT. PETERSBURG, March 29. The emperor has received a dis-
patch from General Kuropatkin giving a long report from
General Mishtchcnkc dated at 10 p. m.. March 2S, which says that an
important engagement took place near the town of Ghung Ju .in which
the Russians were defeated, retiring in perfect order.
The Japanese suffered heavily. Th6 Russian losses were three
officers, seriously, one slightly and .1 number of Cossacks killed and
Cavalry and infantry on both sides were engaged. The Russians
occupied a commanding position.
The Japanese fought gallantly, but owing to their heavy losses
were unable to occupy the position abandoned bv the Russians. j
the chest, and Vaselvltch in tho stom
ach. SchilnlkolT was less seriously
wounded in the arm, but did not leave
"Three Cossacks ' were killed and
twelve were wounded, including five se
riously." Gen. Mishtchenke bears witness to
the excellent conduct and gallantry of
praises the third company of the Ar
gunsk regiment, commander by Kra
snotanou. Mlshtchenko Praises Japs.
Gen. Kuropatkin, in his first report
to the Emperor from tho scene of war,
announced that offensive land opera
tions had taken place against the Ja
panese upon the sixth anniversary of
the occupation of Port Arthur by the
Russians. These operations took the
form of a cavalry attack yesterday by
six companies of Cossacks, led possibly
by Gen. Mlshtchenko against four
squadrons of Japanese cavalry, which
tho general believed to be beyond
Chlungju. but which he found to be1
in occupation of that town.
Despite a cross-fire which Gen.
Mlschtchenko cleverly directed against
I the enemy, he pays a tribute to their
LIVES OF FIVE HINGED
ON CHILD'S TESTIMONY
4' CHICAGO, March 29. A 4
4 child's testimony reversed 4
4 saved five men today from the 4
4 The case Is a striking parallel 4
4 to the ono In which a fortnight 4
4 ago Millionaire Peter Van "VHs- 4
4 singer practically demonstrated 4
4 that under police pressure a boy 4
4 named Wlltrax had given false 4
4 testimony leading to the convlc- 4
4 tlon of the boy's father for mur- 4
4 der. 4
4 Today's Instance of youthful 4N
4 unreliability under oath wns In 4
4 the case of William McCarty
4 and four Polish young men on 4
4 trial for murder, tho witness be- 4
4 ing a little girl, Appollina Star- 4
4' ista, who first gave direct, 4
4 straightforward, eyo-wltncss tes- 4
4 tlmony, apparently establishing 4
4 beyond question the guilt of the 4-
4 men nnd then repudiated her 4
4 sworn evidence. 4
4 In explanation of the remark- 4
4 able change offront, the child 4
4 dcclurcd that she had been In- 4
4 3tructed how to testify by the 4
4 widow of tho murdered man. 4
4 Charges against tho prisoners 4
4 were withdrawn by the State's 4
4 Attorney, the Jive men walking 4
4 out of the dock free by order of 4
4 the court.
4 LAST SURVIVOR OF "WAR 4
4 OF 1812 GETS PENSION 4
4 ALBANY, N. Y.. March 29, Both 4
4 houses of tho Legislature havo 4
4 paused a bill authorizing tho pay- 4
mont by tho State of New York of a
4 pension of $72 per month to Hlratn 4
-- Cronlf, tho lapt survivor of the war 4
4 of 1812. Both Republicans and Dcm- 4
4 crata supported the bill for a pen- 4
4 slon and the sum of J72 win agreed, 4
4 to after a Stato Senator had dc- 4
4, clared that Croak was la want, 4;
tenacity and bravery, the Japanese only
ceaslng to fire after a -combat which
lasted for half ait hour.
, Further Japanese reinforcements ar
rived an hour later and, in view of the
superiority of the enemy, Gen. Mlsht
chenko determined to retire, carrying
with him three killed and sixteen
ouji. .uisnicnenno s uossacKs nave
been endeavoring for some days to
come in contact with the Japanese pa
trols, but the latter refused to com
bat. The skirmish of- today will have the
effect of encouraging the Russians to
Telard as much as possible tho advance
of the Japanese army.
Mighty Armies Advancing.
LONDON, March 30. No Japanese
report of the land operations in Korea
has yet been received here, aid there is
much speculation as to the size of the
opposing armies, regarding which there
is no reliable information.
A correspondent at Russian hcad
l quarters in Mukden telegraphs that
according to reports received there
about 10,000 Japanese have crossed the
river at Chin Changau and 5000 have
advanced north from Chong Ju.
SUED FOR RECEIVER
Meeting of Directors in Denver Pre
vented by Injunction and Pro
ceedings Kept Secret.
Special to Tho Tribune.
DENVER, Colo., March 29. John L.
McLean and othcra, havo brought
suit In tho District court hero
against the Majestic Copper din
ing and Smelting company of Utah.
Tito object of tho suit Is said to be to sc
curo a rccolver.
Great secrecy has been maintained In
tho matter. A meeting of tho directors
was to havo been held Monday, but was
prevented by an Injunction Issued last
Saturday noon by Judgo Carpenter. These
proceedings were not mado public until
Attorney Charles C. Parsons Is now In
Salt Lako City endeavoring to serve
tho former president of tho corporation,
Senator A. B. Lewis, with Iho papers.
But Sonator Lewis ha3 departed for New
York, whoro he Is said to bo endeavoring
to effect a consolidation with tho Now
Monarch Company, formed bv him.
Also in New York City Is Frank Knox,
the banker of Salt Lako Cltv, who la
pressing a claim for $2G,0CO against tho
Majestic. He threatens to apply for a
receiver unles.1 paid within a day or
WARLIKE ORDERS TO
BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET
VICTORIA, B. C. March IS.-It' Is re
ported that tho vessels of tho British
naval squadron at this station have re
ceived orders from tho Admiralty to can
col their quarterly practice llrlng with
tho light and heavy gunH, rcsurve their
ammunition and hoid thomsclvos In rend- j
lncss for Instant orders to sail for a dis
tant quarter, presumably Chinese waters.
The cruisers arc therefore remaining in,
or very, near, Esoulmault harbor.
After Upwards of An
Hour's Fighting Rus
The Chronicle's Shanghai correspond
ent asserts that virtually the entire Ja
panese army In Korea, consisting 6f
100,000 men, is concentrated at Pak
Chen and Anju, only small detach
ments being left in Southern Korea to
A SL Petersburg special says that a
Russian division of 25,000 men from
Southern Ussurl is advancing In two
columns through Korea. The main col
umn, coming along tho cast coast road,
reached Puk-Chang, 180, miles from the
Tumen river, and the flanking column,
consisting of Cossacks and mountain
artillery, coming along the valley of the
Tumen river toward Its source, has
reached the coast of Lake TadJI.
This column reports that the Ja
panese are advancing north from Gcn
san (Wonson)- and that their advance
guard Is encamped at Chong Ping. It
is probable that none of these reports
can he accepted as authentic.
Battle Expected April 2nd.
ST. PETERSBURG. March 30. A
correspondent of the NovostI at Lino
Yang, under yesterday's date, reports
that tho .Tapanes? have moved on Ihe
Yalu river and that a conflict between
them and the Russians Is expected
about April 2d.
Map showing country wherein yes
terday's battlo was fought.
Court Must Decide Whether Woman
Has Right to Chop Instrument
Not Fully Paid For.
Special to Tho Tribune.
Nr 1DW YORK. March 29. Whether
or not a woman has a right to
chop up a piano which she had
nearly paid for, and which she
didn't want to give back to a deputy
sheriff sent by n dealer because there
were some overdue Installments, Is a
question which will be decided tomor
row morning by the Yorkvllle police
court. Mrs. Ellen Odcll, who lives at
17-1 East Seventy-sixth street, did It
with her little hatchet. Her conduct is
described by law as "malicious mis
chief," and she is locked up.
Some time ago Mrs. Odcll bought a
piano for her daughter, Mrs. Carpenter,
who lives with .her. The dealer who
sold her the piano Is Otto Wlssner.
The dealer collected installments for
some time, but ufter Mrs. Odell had
been remiss In payments for three
years, the firm asserts, a writ of re
plevin was issued and Deputy Sheriff
Max PorgCB, with an assistant, Ilntrj
Strieker, went to the Seventy-sixth
street flat to get the piano.
The deputy knocked at the door and
explained his mission. Mrs. Odell
banged the 'door in his face. Porgos
thereupon began diplomatic negotia
tions. At 2 o'clock he broko them off
and told Mrs. Odcll If she didn't open
the door ho would break It down.
"The minute you touch that door,"
she said, "I'll smash the piano."
Porges ordered an attack upon tho
door. Beforo the panel gave way a ter
rific discord arose from within. Mrs.
Odell had attacked the piano. When
the panel was broken and the besiegers
could see into the room, Mrs. Odell's
piano looked like a superannuated
In court Mrs. Odcll contended she had
n perfect right to do as she did, as $350
had been paid on the piano and only 570
HE TRIED TO POISON
HIS WIFE WITH KISSES
Special to Tho Tribune,
ST. PAUL. Minn.. March 29. Poison
In his kisses Is tho reason Mrs. ICato r.
Rlcheson, whose suit for divorce
against Dr. W. G. Rlcheson was
continued before Judge Bunn to
day, assigned for refusing to receive
her husband's caresses. When their
lips met tho wife frequently told her
husband he noticed u sweet, metallic
taste, and charged him, so he said,
with trying to thus' communicate poi
son to her. Dr. Rlcheson denies his
CLEVELAND LEADS ALL . I
OTHER DEMOCRATS j I
IN THE RAGE. ;
Hopes to Win Presidential H
Nomination by Vote of Un-
instructed Delegations. H
Boom for Gray Only a Cover
for the "Fat Fisherman of !
Buzzard's Bay' ' H
Hearst Comes Next, "With Parker,
Olney, Gorman and Cockrell jH
Trailing Along Behind. jH
Special to Tho. Tribune.
Nr EW AyORK. March . 20. What
States will Instruct for Mr.
Cleveland in the Democratic Na- j IH
tlonal convention. Is not yet ap- IH
parent, It being the plan of Mr. Clevc- JH
land's friends to have his nomination lll
brought about by unlnstructed dele- Itl
gates as the candidate, who, after the nH
convention assembles, will be found, to IH
be the strongest man for the party to IH
His own State, New Jersey, will send
an unlnstructed delegation, which will .B
favor his nomination. His supporters jH
in this State declare that New York's
delegates will be sent unlnstructed, and
thus be left free to vote for him when H
the occasion, as they confidently expect IH
It will, arises. From present indications IH
it Is the belief that there will be enough ' B
unlnstructed delegates free to nomln- H
ate the man who shall appear, after H
general discussion at St. Louis, to be H
tho strongest candidate. H
Judge George Gray of Delaware may H
be an Important factor in the Demo- H
cratlc Presidental situation. From four
persons high in Democratic politics it H
was learned today that there had been H
In progress for the last week" a syste- H
matic investigation, in which pronun- H
ent Cleveland men had taken part, to H
I discover Just how much strength Judge H
Gray would develop as a candidate. 1
Cleveland First, Gray Second.
Among those mentioned as having H
shown an Interest in Judge Gray's can- jH
dldacy are Charles F. Murphy, Mayor H
George B. McClellan. James bmltn, Jr.. lUMmm
of New Jersey, William F. Harrlty of IH
Pennsylvania and Police Commissioner IH
McAdoo of this city.' lH
It is declared the men named are in- JH
tercsted In the outcome. It was said H
they would favor Judge Gray ns second IH
choice If for any reason Mr. Cleveland's IH
name should be eliminated. IH
The movement for Judge Gray as a H
second choice has reached the cars of H
Judge Parker's managers In this city. H
Two of these today said they rerardcd M
the movement aB simply an cllort to MM
widen the scope of the Cleveland move- H
mcnt. considering It ns settled that H
delegates for Judge Gray would cast H
their votes for Mr. Cleveland If oc- !H
cnslon should arise. H
Judge Gray is to be made the can- H
dldatc of his own Stato for the Prcsl- i H
dency and there Is'some talk of his" get- jH
ting the delegation from Pennsylvania. H
Whether he would get any of the jH
Southern States or not Is a question. H
- Leads All the Rest. H
The candidates who will have dele- ' IH
gates at their back when the conven- jH
tlon meets are Cleveland. Hearst. ' H
Parker. Gray. Olney. Gorman and J jH
Cockrell. It may be a fight of Cleve- i jH
land and Hearst against the field, with , IH
the balance of power In the middle. , IH
Supporters of Parker declare he Is ; H
certain of these states: New York, H
(Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Virginia, MM
North Carolina. South Carolina, IH
Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee. Loulsl- IH
ana. Texas. Indiana, with a total of - . H
SSS delegates In convention. IH
Hearst expects to go into the con- IH
vcntlon with the largest list of Instruct- ( jH
ed delegates, and there is talk that : IH
there may be an attempt to stampede I IH
to him on the first ballot. H
The friends of Senator Gorman claim IH
for him Maryland and possibly four or IH
five other States. They claim South jH
Carolina, North Carolina and some of IH
the States which the Parker men put ; jH
down in their own column. West VIr- jH
glnla is also claimed by the friends of I H
Missouri, it is asserted, will instruct IH
for Senator Francis Marlon Cockrell as H
its favorite son. Judge Parker, It is H
said, will be the second choice of that IH
State. Massachusetts will present the H
name of Richard Olney, and it Is be-
Hevcd a majority of the New England IH
States will fall In line for him. H
MAN WHO STOLE $250,000 I
SENTENCED TO PRISON ' 'jH
BOSTON. March 20. Wallace II. Ham. i jH
formerly Boston manager of the American j jH
Surety company of New York, and who H
pleaded guilty to embezzling noarly $2S0,CX. ( H
was today sentenced to servo not les than H
II f toon nor moro than twenty years In the IH
Stato prison at hard labor. v IH
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4 POLISH COUNT TO WED A , lH
4 PROMINENT CHICAGO GIRL 4 h Hl
4 WASHINGTON. March 20, Mr. i H
4 and Mrs. RoborD Patterson of this 4- j jJ
4 city and Chicago, announce the en- ll
4 gagement of their dauchtor. Mlas jH
4 ICIeanor Patterson, to Count Jo- 4- 'H
4 scph Cyr-lclkl of Poland. . 4 - H
4 Tho wedding will take place dur- 4 H
4 Ing tho spring. 4
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