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THE REPUBLIC: FRIDAY. MATCCTT 30. IflOO.
4 TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF.
discount rates were 4 to 7 per c-nt tor
rail and time loan-. Clearances. Jl :? . .
balances. J727.Kf New York e-xclniis. ""
prfmium bid. lie premium asked; lan.W
il)e. r-ir bid. 10c premium asked. ChlraipJ.
JOc premium bid. ZX premium asked, e tn
i Innati. pur hid. 10c premium ask-d. -ew
Url-ans, p-ir bid, 10c premium a-ked.
The local wheat market closed hlttbcr at
Tl'-c nominal March. TO'iliTOc lid Mac.
Sc July. 727;e No : red. Corn closed
hlBher at 2cT,c nominal March. 3T'c bill
May. S..c July. 37Vac No. white Oits
eio-ed at TZc nominal March. SI ,v: JIi.
SV aslced July. Sc No. Z.
Wheat at Chicago clo-ed lower at Wc
r.oralnal March. fo"c b.d Ma. 7c bid Jul.
tfKc nominal Sept. Corn clo-ed higher at
37c nominal March, SsiiSVo bid Ma. "js ..
bid Julv. 39VC afked Pept. Oats closed at
VFc nominal March. HV Ma. 3"" Jul-
The local market for standard m(-jMii;
rioted linn at $12 25 for old and Hi for
new. Prime steam lard closed hiKhcr at
6 &Y-. choice closlnjr at 6 X-c.
The local market for spot cotton closed
quiet and lower.
An effort to strike out the 15 pe- cent
turiff feature of the Puerto Hican Iiitl was
defeated in the Pcnate sestet-day bj a vote
of C3 to IS Till- Is regarded as a. test of
strength by the friends of the bill.
Senator llcvcrldee made a thoushtful
e-peech on the Puerto IUcan bill yesterday,
in which he advocated free trade for the
Island. If the bUl could not be so amended he
would favor tie pendlnR measure. bc.-.ni-e
he believes it is a step In the risht dlr.-c-tlon,
but admit.- it is the wrons step.
Conirressmen De Armond and IJovd ves
terdav were pre.-ent at a test of the Hol
land submarine boat.
Debate on the army appropriation bill lias
developed that Seer, tary of War Hoot has
fulfilled the figure on expenditures for the
last eighteen month"" In round number-,
about K-VJ.OVlvD has been appropriated to
maintain XIcKiniej's policy of impcrliti-m.
P.oot reported the tiqures at about SiS.iac,
tX. Several mensu-es tvAVrtini; the Indian
Trritory were favorablv reported.
A bill to establish a national rogues' Kjl"
lery ha been Introduced
LOCAL, AND sriH-RRAN.
Williim Uade. a railroad man. shot and
killed Alexander Fitzgerald of No. an
Chestnut street. In a saloon quarrel jcter
dav at Fourteenth and Chestnut meets.
The committee in charge of the reception
of Admiral Dewey e-terdav decided ti
have May 5 proclaimed a holidaj. in irder
thit w-orkinsmen belonRlnK to semimilltarv
organizations may pirtlcipate in the parade
on that div A commute- to prepare a
ouven!r v. as also appointed.
The Honey Boy Minstrels cave a bneflt
performance at the Fourteenth Street Thea
t'x for the Fresh Air Mission last nlqht
The Board of Din ctor.s of the Merchants'
Kxchance will to-day discuss the imitation
to inquire into the city's finances, and 1U0
to pas upon the proposed indorsement of
The regimental and battalion drill of the
First TteKimcnt. N. G. M.. was held s.t
Armory Halt last nisht and a silk flit; was
pre-ented to the Rumsey Miles by John I
Martin on behalf of the employes of the
Runt'ey Manufacturing Company.
The committee which has In charce the
arrangements for the merclnnts' and manu
facturers' excursion to Chlllicothe. Mo .
promises to make It one of the largest of
the kind ever Riven
The annual banquet of the Tteal Ksia'e
Kvchange took place last nicht at th
Planter-.' Hotel. Questions of public interest
were discussed by tiie speakers.
To-day the IJcpublican primaries are to be
lield to select delccates to State and Ju
dlclil conventions, who will alo name new
Central Committeemen. A close contest Is
expected between the Ziesenhein and antl
This morninc at S 3D o'clock Chaneelor W
F. Chaplin of Washinston Fniversity will
open the fifth annual convention of the
North Central Association of Colleges and
Secondary Schools at the Southern Hotel.
James Johnson, a necro, livmjr at No 1422
Clark avenue, was found suspended over a
steep cliff nt the foot of Osace street c
tray morninc by Human Spiekermann a
tftiarry workman. The negro had tripped In
passing the cliff and but for a piece of wire
in which his foot became fastened he would
have fallen to the bottom of the abyss.
Captain Boone Al! n. who is wfll known in
river trade. ! critically ill at his home 'n
T'per Alton, the result of a paralttie stroke.
Another surcical operation was per
formed on Mrs. Rosa Smith of No. 1110
North Eleventh street yesterday by Doctor
J. Wiley Broome. Last summer Mrs. Smith
sued Doctors O J. and D. M. Gibson for
J10.KX) damages because of a similar opera
tion. In which a portion of the bone of one
of her limbs was removed, and the trial re
sulted In a huiiK jury. The operation jes
lerday was on the same limb, and It Is
feared Mrs. Smith will not recover from
The steamer Dutch Prince will sail from
Philadelphia to-day with IM) tons of coal for
The Investigation of the affairs of the
Third Avenue Railw.iv in New York has
been dropped by the Grand Jury.
The remains of Rabbi Isaac M. Wise
wre buried yesterday at Cincinnati.
A carload of California oranges donated
to charity sold yesterday In New York for
Professor Frye reports that on March 1
isn.100 pupils were enrolled In the public
schools In Cuba,
The estimated losses in India the past
season from the drought amount to more
The Duke of Connaught, commander of
the forces In Ireland, was entertained ves
terday by the Sheriffs of Cork.
The Porte has informed the I'nited States
legation that in future the Importation of
American pork will be prohibited.
The winners at Oakland: Orion. Screen
well Lake. Advance Guard. Go to Bed.
True Blue and MontalladeL
The winners at Little Rock: Slenu.
Farmer Bennet, Cheesestraw II. Miss Ben
nett, W. B. Gates and Lillian Reed.
Fred Gilbert yesterday defeated J. A. R.
Elliott In a one hundred-bird match for tho
Dupont trophy by a tcore of 99 to SO.
George Bennett won a stake and two
purses at Little Rock.
The sccreral offices of the Clover Ief may
be removed to St. Louis.
Changes already announced for the Mis
souri Paelrlc and Cotton Belt will take
place next week.
The Missouri, Kansas and Northwestern
has filed articles of incorporation.
Several changes are announced on tho
Fort Scott and Memphis.
The bearing of jobbers at Frisco beforo
the IntiT-tate Commerce Commission was
C K. Uollldav. a director of the Santa
Fc, is dead.
New York, March 23. Arrived: Saala from
Liverpool. March 23. Arrived: Michigan
Bremen. March 23. Arrived : Laha from
Glasgow, March 29. Arrived: State of
Nebraska from New York.
Hamburg. March 2S. Arrived: 1'alatl.i
from New York.
Liverpool. March 2S. Sailed: Rhineland
Rotterdam, March 23. Arrived: Staaten
dam frcm New York.
New York. March 23. Sailed: La Touralno
for Havre, Darmstadt. Bremen.
Queenswlon. March 23 Sailed: Rhine
land, from L!vcrjool for Philadelphia.
Darlns? tlie I'aat Ktfty- Iran
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Srup has been
us-rtl by MILLIONS OF MOTHERS for
tutir CHILDREN WHILE TEETHING
with PERFECT SUCCESS. IT SOOTHES
the CHILD. SOFTENS THE GUMS. AL
LAYS THE PAIN. CURES WIND COLIC
and Is the best remedy tor DIARRHEA.
Ask for "Mrs. Wlnslow-a Soothkt Syrun."
DICK COMBS HAS
f'tiltoii's Confession Docs Xot
'ii:irjrp Him With the
CHARGES AGAINST YOUTSEY.
IIi Ill-nil- That 1 If Ouncil ih,.
Kill.- Willi Which Coclifl V:is
Kilhtl ami That Hi
Canicd It Aw a v.
1-1 l'!T:l.I.' s.,., , VI.
l'rankf..rt. i-vv .Man 1; 25 ll.-nr K ..tit
- wa arralgiit.J l-fnt,- uut JiidB-Moor.-
:o-da. clnrged with -ompti lt la
the Goeb-1 a-sa dnatliiu :- acce-ory b--foie
the fjct. Ytni5s) was ui.. i-ouipai.led
l 1:N at:omejs and ako that his ca-o
lx- IU'sccI until Ihf fi-iJ aleeuleil wh-iht-r
he thould staid i x.,m!iiall..n or nw.tlt th
ai tmn tif ih.- Grand Jurv n-t nivk.
"Tallow 1)1.1. Comb was arte-ted In
It-.ittj ville this afternoon "i an iM -.n-tn.v
for violalin: the Iliinr luy. He
will le rvarr--tt-.l on n new warran' ebarg
injc him with being An a. . e orj t the a
sassln.ltioii when he has leen removol to
Winchester The wnrrint was M..rn out
In Clirk I'nuntv 1-,. (itnit Itepubli-aiis
will endeavor to prevent his transfer bv
habeas c. rjnis pria--.s!lngs It Is altnus; c-r-tain.
In view of Cultun's onfession. thai
"mbs did nut lire the shot.
Not onlv !s Yout-ej charged with hiving
purrha-id stel bullets, one of whiih was
n-ed by the ass.sln. but It Is No a-serteI
tli.it as a result of the confession evlderee
has been adduced that the shot win tired
fr.ni a title uwned bv Youtsev. out-ev
av- tlie rllle ha- been rattled off. but he
dcllne- to say where It nuw I
Yontsej tied by way of the basement to
the oflke of the Governor when the -Nit
was fired, having own In the oilke of the
Secretary of State or Just out-lde the pri
vate entrance to it. It was observed by
witnesses that he walked stiff-leggrsl. but
Youtsey denies that he was carrlng aw ij
the fatal weajH.n. saving his revolver had
-slipped dewn his trousers' g and that it
was not the rille which caused him o run
that way Taj lor was In bis otiiee when
Youts-ey arrivej by way of the bis. ment
and the ta.ft door, ard through this do-ir
Captain John DjvIh and Holland Whltt.-iker
Immediately after emergel and ran to the.
oliU-e ,.f Adju'ant General Collier to give
the call for the assembling of the miiltl i.
Militia -VVns Itemlv.
Ther- arc witnesses to show that the mi
litia was In readiness for the call an hour
before the shooting. The had lieen as
semble In the arsenal, and overcoat;, and
cartridges had been issued to them
When the call came thej were in full
marching order and came immediately, on
the double-quirk, thu .elng able to in
stantlv surround the building, which pre
vented the police oflicr from getting into
the building to make a search for the as
sassin, who ! said to have escaped In the
next day or two. when two full regiments
of militU. haa been called out. and had
taken po'sts-non of the building.
Tho Commonwealth claims to have much
more d.-mapinr evidence, which It lias not
made public, and will not make public un
til th Grand Jury meets, when the whole
matter will be laid before It. The Grand
Jury will assemble Monday, and probably
will levote its entire time to the assassina
The Court -f Appeals held its final seson
of the spring term to-day. handing down
about forty opinions. The court refused to
meet at the Statr house, liecaii-e of the
presence of the soldiers and other bodies
of men. anl owing to the threats of .i
sa.ssimtion which have been made It met
at the residence of Justice White.
On Mon Uj the court will go to Louis
ville, where it will Mt to decide the gov
ernorshln cr.se. The Judges will not return
here until the April term bv which time
the armed forces now assembled probably
will have Ixen sent away.
Taylors Louisville Orran Prints
LouI'VlHe. Ky.. March 23 The hereto
fore veiled warfare of a oterie of Ken
tucky Republicans which proposes to sink
or swim with the case of Governor Taylor
has become more open. The leading Re
publican organ, the IiuIsviIIe Commercial,
to-day, in a double column eilltori.il leader,
comes out in open d'tlnnce of the adminis
tration. The position is more remarkable
from the fact that the Commercial Is
owned by the officeholder", as at the head
of the editorial page appear the follow in?
I'nited States Senator Deloe. Governor
W. S. Taylor. Congressman Vinrent Bore
inc. United States Marshil A. D. James.
Internal Revenue Collector and National
Commlttfman John W. Yerkes. State
Senator It. M Jollv and Judge E. C. Orcar.
Directly under th'se names, and over the
caption "State Rights in M Kinlej's
Cablni t" appears the follow ins
"From Washington cniis a statement
that Attorney Gtntral Grigs- has com
milKd him-elf to a. detinue statemtnt as
to tho relationship of the Federal Govern
ment to the existing situation in Kentucky,
and that In this connection he haB used the
" "There Is absolutely not a pretext for
any Interference by the Govermutnt with
affairs In Ktntucky. Kentmky H a sov
ereign Slate and her Mate laws uro su
preme uj.on matters wipiln her domain.'
"Mr. Griggs ma) not have m-eu this lan
guage, but tne utterance quot-d is sustained
by the courso of the administration, and It
may be worth while to note. In passing,
that this is about at sjuare an nunciatlon
of Stau rights as ever was mad trom i
Democratic Cabinet olhcer or a nicmler of
Congress at any stMgo in the history of the
Govcimmnt. ! is a doctrine that If adopt
ed by the Republican party will destroj it
in a single vear It Is a do-trlne. that If ful
ly established in the United States would
Goebeiize tLe country before the next pres
idential election and mako tho election of
another Republican President utterly impos
sible. "It b rather startling to hear such a
declaration from a R publican Attorney
General, jet the Secretary of War in the
same Cabinet, a lawver of high repute, has
overlooked secession and Indorsed the same
doctnno mo.-t emphatirallv. a has" an
nounced positively that the fact that cer
tain numbers of the Kentucky militia have
seceded and taken with thi-m into hostile
camp arms and munitions- of war belonging
to the United States is no concern of the
"Whither are we drifting?"
This editorial Is a direct result of the fail
ure of the last enilssarirsi to vt ashlngton to
get any form of recognition. When Messrs.
Sapp and Harnett tried and failed, the Com
mercial hnd a severe and threatening edi
torial predicting the sending of a delega
tion to Philadelphia hostile to McKlniey.
This threat was followed by the visit of "a
second delegation to Washington, which, as
stated, has been refused any assistance.
Ilnsy Iter Dnrcaln Day To-Day.
Oriental Fruit Lakoom. 10c a box.
Sheriff Ilenrj C. Collrell.
Sivannah. Mo.. March 23. Henrv f. Cot
trcll. Sheriff of thi- (Andrew) counts, died
of consumption heie this mornlns. aged J7.
See our line of bicycles. Barbour Hard
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I'olCT lU'KINU TIIK l'W KIJS CASK IIKAI.'IXC
BIG BATTLE NEAR
suitable fo- r hospitil ship The iij.per
d". k is gtHHl. but .III the lower l k mMM .f
th ventilatitiu 1ms to be ranleit b) . I.lrlc
"l.ad- Rau.lolp'i Chun till1 per.'Otiallv is
ind r.itic.il.b n li. i .iitenli.ii ai'.l kimlti
to tiir patients a are als. The .nitre ur
?iral -ml tiiirsltig staff l.ui.(irl. s m the
w. of t ,m) drink and lothint: of i.rv
varittt al-.und Pr.ietlrallv. tin re is noth
ing villi, h T'.mm' sks for win h i. is
unable to get "
.Iiilian lialph D.-s-i iil-.s the I'.i..m-.--'
London. Mann 23 -Th nosf e-i..u tn
ili. tment of tlie Boers tnethtid of arfare
which h-is jt apiK.irid In Itn.-I md. o.u-i
from Julian Ralph, th- Aiiiei.-m var 'r
rrspoideiit. in a letter 'n.n klmU-r'. v
.ul.Ii-he.l in ibis in. .rung's i tally .Mad. Ii
Is. in part, as tollows-
"It is a war sKd'lii and -t ithily ;.l mr..:
li the yunu-i 1-iii.ii siii, ,. ts and ,,.
Dutch Repulilli-s tor full tweli'V !
For ltw.-.-ii four and i vt-ars th-y liave
be-n .iwl.--I for II. Ther 'pun jair h.is-in-r
arms anl ula n'ng .'fit i-t-t Mft re tl.e
Jameson raid l.rt no .mt f.Htl jou wrl.
the fal-t-h.uHl ,-iln it that. i'hsally. Presi
dent Krugt-r lw-ggii Pri-s...nt Si.vn to .lr
laro war three ;.-.irs betj-e Pr.sl.en:
Stej n eonsenied
"Next, rid t.iir mind of -be i.otn.n i. it
vou ni- tuj i. '-r two 1 irnir- !i iat'H
Thfre Is not a f.nri'r n .!.. mi -juntries
and tml on-, trie hrt- State. hlch I- i Re
public in anv wav. eej. mlnimiiig Tlii s.
people am hi nl-rs of aite. ..jieep Jn-1
goat like the Israelites of olJ an-t :n
Afridls. Turks and Bilk in eop)ej of t.
day. Ills (tl-e H.kt's) st-c.ilIeJ fanrs are
as nature mad.- them. m-n!y reiun.s .if
vtldt whtn-oii his attlo grize jn . a!i
or. he has put .lp a hun'. but its suii..und
lugs are almost invariablv more repelUmt
and disordirl ih-in auv b ej-s . vr sa v.
except th- eaolns of fr;l slaves In Un
"Their ca mi is and strongholds from which
wi. have routed thtm are the filthiest places-
i nave Kno.vn men of nny xort to live in.
and I have sirn led In ll.in. I'lilnesv- and 1
iurK-sn camps and tne camp- of manv
sorts if black mi n
"As tii their braverj and honor. I hive
seen and hi anl -ulli.-i.-iu to fill a pace of
the Diily .Mall with :te.s,utits of their .sv -ardly
and d-starll behavior lefore I enme
lo Klmb-rley. Rut. here. I find they have
been guilt of different and original i norml
tlen Here they kill.d our vv..und.-I and
laid their bodies hi a row after one of the
forays out of town Here tin- armed minv
blacks to fight us. showing all the norll
how svjtida!..usl fra-liilt-nt were tlieir ci-
I imations of horror at the Idea of ojr t m
plovlng native Indian troops.
"There has hardly bren a battle In vvhlrh
the Boers have not abused ililwr the uhlto
Hag or the Geneva Cross, or both. At Spioi
Kop 3iir peopln saw them loading Maxims
in ambulances in order to s t th. in saf. y
away. This we saw them do at Modd. r
Rlv.-r also, and Klmb.-riey Is when- tho
l!o-rs shelled the funtral cortego of il.crge
L. Abraham, an American. At many pla.f
they tired on our ambulances I kivv them
do it at the Mo.Id.-r River, and siw them
lire on our street her-b-.in-rs In that buttlo
time and time again.
"When we enti red Jacole-dal t lo ked like
a citv of dodo's Uvirv nnn In the strt.-ts
vvor the Red Cross bandage on his arm '
Thtse were the mm who had Just been
shooting us from behind garden walls"
BRITISH SENT FLOWERS.
Prisoners at Pretoria Honored
BY THOMAS F. MILLARD
SPKCIAL BY CAKI.i:
Pretorii, Thursdav. M.ireh 23 (C.ipvrigh.
I'M). b th" X'.-w Voik 1 Icr I I Cnnitany
l'un.-ral strvlres for tin- lute Comni indent
Gent ral of the army, Pit Joubert, were
It was tho occasion of a remarkable
demonstration by the people, who held Gen
eral Joubert in high et.eeri.
The British prisoners confined in the
stockade at the Iretoria race track sent a
Jouliert's bodv will b plared In the family
mausoleum at Kustfonteln tis-morrow with
appropriate military honors
READY FOR QUEEN'S TRIP.
Roval Kscort Departs ami Rnr.tl
Tniins Are Tiieil.
Iaindon. March 3.1 Arrangements for .If
Queen's visit to Dublin are rapidly nearitig
coir dctlon. Two detachments of Life
Guards left London this evening to act as
the royal escort and the trails of the roval
trains have been complied along the entire
Gerald Balfour. Chief Secretary for Ire
land, who Is Just recovering from a srrlius
Illness, will leave to-morrow In order to
welcome the Queen, who prohab'v will he
accompanied by Lord Lansiowne. secretary
of State for War.
RATIONS ALMOST GONE.
Xows From Mafekinji Has a Hope
less Rin; to It.
Con-epnn(Iejiee tf the Afror-lated Tre.f
Iondon, March 21 Writing Jinuary 20
after the lirrt ICO days of siege had bfen
completed, the Mafcklng correspondent of
the Iyndon Time says;
"We have now begun to preparo for an In
definite sojourn In Mnfeklng and almost all
foodstuffs beyond a few luxuries, have been
taken over by the military authorities. Al
though we have enouich food to last teveral
months. ths precaution ls necessary, as
when the siege Is raised many weeks must
elapse be fore supplies can come In. The
garrison has. lit-cn put upon a scale of re
duced rations hilf a pound of bread, half a
pound of meat a daj."
I.idy Sarah Wilson, also shut op In Mufe-
( king, wrl tins to the London Daily Mall.
Cfi " I.VlXFy:
IN FREE STATE.
f'rntn Plle One.
glv.-. th- u.-niaiis iifint f view as follows.
Th.-t- i- -.mi. thint; ver- ananlly In the
fairl i. Hilar evening shell from the big
gen uhl.li is tisiiallt loaded ami aimed it
"undown mid tir.d off In-iwieii ard 3 I
s i in . .r ev.n lat. r. ov.r a parti il.v .eeplng j
t.w i.. rv ..irl hours liii; k. ti lie. J
wli.n the iei.rs nmsi know men and v-min
m lx kiliid hidls. riniln.tt-1.
' K.t this last shot, w.anen and ehlldn n
ger.r.i)lv wait 1 fi.te having tli'lr sle Iter ,
.iii.I e.kieg th.-lr IhsI In th ir various J
b.-ni. s l-nt om- times, as a r.tlnenient of
ru Itv it Is not tir-d at -ill. .ui-l ihe-e- -v.n-log,
the is..r things rr. p to Nil at last
with in inv for. Uwlings "
BOER ON JOUBERT'S DEATH.
!ual I.i-adi-i's riaii Will i:
pv MILTON V SNVDUR.
SFI IAI. IM '-p.i i:
Ijonion Tbursdi. Man h ? ic.pv right.
!'. ov the x. v. Vrk II. r.."..l "o!ti mj I
saw i.t night the llm r gentleman who cave
me in- Information nlmu: the Tran-v.ml
dt It rates et.inlug to lairope. I ;csk-sl him
wtt.-i.her the d.ith of i.ener.il Joule-rt
would have an tfftft In stopping the nim
luiicn Not one bit." he said. "J. tilx-rfs d-al'i
is ur liad link, but iilthough 1.- wax -t
gnat ::i. Ul.it:. he v-a-i not the moving
spirit To in mind the man of Imtiitlve
vvas lr-ttitlt-ut Ivruge . doubt rt was ul
na a man who r m.lln-d in the li.uk
irn.tird. making t labi-rrile plmis ai.l w.av
lng taetltal n- In Into whii li th.- en. my fell
but h" iic-csli-d strung willed tmn by his
' General Urasnins was c.ne lo whetst
1-iager he alwnjs ranie lie did that le-t-ause
Rnismus has exaetlv the imiiily of
t nterprlse which was lacking In Jouliert
"As to hit sucs-cssor. there are - vtr.il
e.ip.-ibf nie.i .-v-halkburger tr l.c-mus.
oii mav rest t-rfectlv a"sonl that -ill his
1 1 ins and methods are known ar.d many of
them will 1-e ciitriisl out with real.
So far the Kngllsh have tout-lKd only
our lirst line t.f dt-fen-e. Thero are seeond
ii'nl :btrd lines. Thty will not tn? so easy
f ih, tl
All tlay ttssLtv In the clubs. In the streets.
in tr-e p.. r- tn fart vtryv.btre nothirg
li... Us n b.-ird but generous- and iinstiim 1
piaise -if Gtn'til Joultt rt It is most In
teresttng to hear Ihillshtiien expressing
deep regre ov-r Ills, d-lltll
WHEREABOUTS OF GARSTIN.
I'.iiiisli Smith African .Miigitlniti'
lairden Match 'J Replvlng to a qur-nirn
1-ut by Hi. pert- V.ioii Llbt ral. ineml r
for Clackmannan anl Kinross, who asked
whether her MJ.si' Govcrnmt nt pos
sessed information a to the whcrealtouts of
th British Magistrate. Mr. G irstln. of
South Afrl-i. who was captured b) Insur
gent Dutch colonists and threatcntsl with
trial for murder, and on what grounds th
trial was to lo held, the Sccretar of State
for the Colonies, Mr. chamlfrlilri. aid tb is.
the British High CoiMinissloner. Sir Alfn d
Miltier. had reptrted th.it Mr Garstin vv?s
tent to Bloernfouti in on March 15 Mr.
f'hitnherlaln ndde.1 that Sir Alfred Mllinr
h.i.1 In en nvk.sl to Inniiire Into the parttcii
Iars of the case and lo mike the n.es,rv ,
rt-p'esentutions through the United Stat s.
Consul at Pretoria.
New York. March 2? Tlie World prints
a.i iitervitvv with president Kritjir at
Pretorii. Februarv- 7. Ir ninth the t!ntr
Prt-sithni -.lid that land Salisbi.iv nvt-ntiv-i
aided to him that ir one of the Pretorii
prisoners were Injured both President
Stevn nnd I'resldcnt Kruger would lw
banged nt the conclusion of the war. The
Pre.sld.iit thought that wan harsh language
to use. and replied In effect
"Go ahead with your hanging, but ri--memlter
that crur son. Lord Edward Cecil,
is in Mifektng "
The correspondence was brought about
by Krugrr's threat or rej-rlsal In case Cape
Colonists were treated us rlK Salisbury
did not reply to Kruger's last message,
FAVORS THE BOERS.
General Harrison's Roportitl Let
ter to Seeretary Hay.
I-idlannpnlK Ind . March 25 -A special
from AVa--hlr.gton to an afternoon paper
to-dav sajs that General Tlfirrison has ex
pressed some pnttv blunt views on the
Boer question and has written a friendly
personal litter to Seerrtary Hay on the
subject. Klther In this letter or In form
other comiiiiinlcatlun he Ls aecretlitfd witil
havlmr said that he "hoped the Itoers
ivi-uld find some place en the crrt-tn earth
where the) would have a riht to live un
molested by the Itritish. They have more
than once sacrlllct-d their land and their
homes and moved on. to avoid the lirltish
tleneral Harrison was asked altout the
matter to-ntKht. and said-
"I have nithlni: lo a iivm the matter,
nor do I want to lie drawn into any news-lials-r
conttoversj bv conhrmlni; or deny
ing the re-1 oil "
Jlrs. Gobel OUjVrts to Jtcing Dis
tiirbed by Spiritualist Husband.
RKI'l IJUf SPKCIAL
tlLe-tmrre. I'a . March VS. Ue?cause he
insisted on arnu.-lnir his wife at all hours
of the nlaht lo commune with spirits and
relMiiitj e.t nn.tc-hiiii;- ov K"ellv visitors,
Henr (tobct. a promlntnt citizen to-di-wa-
placeni under a ."'i Ismd to keep the
pea. c Mrs f;..bet was the complainant.
Htr husband Is - spiritualist
"I am a Chilsti.ni." she told the court,
'"and eion't lielh-ve In such nonsense. I
don't nirc what ttenry does, but I don't
propose belnc compelled to net up at nisht
and talk vvltb his gboiHs."
SWISS TRIBUNAL '
i'oi'liial OnliTMl to Pjiv I.IJMI.
(Kill I'V.iiirs in Dflaua
, MRS. F.VMURDO'S PORTION.
chtittianis. Miis.1 A on IiiviMt.n
of tin Moiii-t liffiion Isi
Nul I'oMiilai' in i.iiniI
1-n e. Switx-rl rt.1. M tr- h 21 -A.s-ordirg
lu Ih.- t-ltii,.a. IJ-ty Rtllrtiad award. I r
tuirai i --ond. niti-! to pay lj.-II.W'J (ran
1 ..Ihmll.g is the i.-xt o'. the !.-l-i.in
vvliiih Is In six i-lausts
I. The Portuguese Govt ninient at the de
fending ariy. Is condemned to pay to .lie
Go.ernm.-nt of the I'rritt-d Stutes nd to
Gnat Britain. ih- claimants, altogether, in
addition t . tl,,, t,tttt paid on aceount in
ISt"i. the sum t.f 15.21 l.".i francs In le- il
Sl s money, with simi-!.- lnttres on th
sum at the rate of a jx-r e. i. pt r annum
f'ttm June 1. IW up to iLite of jsim--m cf
II. Tills sum. ..fl.r d-slu, nn-: whit Is
ntc.sar- to dilra the cttst of arbitration
ratling on the eUimiiiits, anl In addition n
th- IsiLinee of tSU'O n.tid on account tn
li). shall be eimi!o.! in the payment of
b-.iMlh'-M-ri and olio r rndltoi-. If there!
i nts. f th. Delagrei lti Rulvvay c.m
..ili. ne. ordiruc to tie 'r s'an.iing. :I.e i
el.ctm cuts to clntw up a s, Au tf -itsirlltti i
lion for this punmse. The Portugiies,- ;.v-t-rnuient
will have t pay Into (he hands ..f j
sum. uhl.li. . cording to -aid rnli, shill
..ttrue to Mt-Mur.J.i. rt resenttsl It -iil I
Government in htr nualtiy of leindholdiru 5
creditors of the first and on.l dtgree. It
will av the uritlus in the Government of
Great Urlt nn for the b-ii-lit of all othrs
III The de'av .f sx months- fixed hv the
last line of iLiue IV. of the arbitration
compiomii-e liall rin from this day forth
IV The e.ists of the arbitration, aceuid
hig to a seal,. t e drawn up In netord
nnee wi'h c-laiise V of the arbitration com
promise, will ! horn.- in etinl ptrts by
the Unit- pan-.-s tu the ju.t. that Is to
sa. a ihlrd art b .-a-h -f them.
V The r..n. 'isions of in,. ;..rtli-. in s- far
a tli.-v dilfer from the al-ove award, aro
l A i r.i.Ih.itle rop ef the pres.nt
aw.inl will oe .J-ll.r.,i ihn-i.gli the inter-
mtiiar.v of the Swiss Federal Council to
t .-! ni tur.e scrii--s 10 tun case
The award is unanimous
m:s. in u vshm;io.
ItBI'l lll.ll' sT-i I XL
W is ImtIoii. bn-h ? Mr. Ilav rr.--tar
of Sihte. rt.clved a dispatch this even
ing from It. me. Suitz rhtnl. announ-dng
that th. artiili.tt ion tribunal had r-ndrrod
its aw ml
M Igna- io da i 'osta Duarte. the Portu
guese Charge d'Affilres hire. Ls confident
there will Im- i.n d lay on the part tt hit
Gf.veriimeiil In s. tiling th award It hai
Itt-n for some time co-lecting funds for the
purpose, and he ! satisfied th it iramcdlr'e
Iv iftt-r the .-.--. ijt .f Cio d-cls.on of th
..rbltritton tribunal his Government w.ll
take ni. asures to meet the responsibilities.
Mrs. Frederick C. peiifleld. who was foe.
merly Mrs Catherine M-Murdo. I one cf
the claimants . hietly Interested In the
award. Colonel Kdvv-anl MeMunio. her fir.i
husband, h.t-1 a personal share of V.f ;n
the total claim, which wa.s put In hv- tho
! l'el.tgoa Railway Companj against Portural
on at oi nt of the seizure of the line in
i oloiu I MeMunio. an American citlicn. In
Mar.-h. Is7. utidt.-to.ik the construction of
tht D.lago.1 Bay Railway under a conces
sion ho had obtained from the Portuguese
Govt rnmt nt In P He formed a company
In I.oniun with a capltel of Si. ).'.-., ana
the railwav ws formall opened In Decem-U-r.
Ikw. The- ntllwa wis flft-two mll-s
Inns, from Ijor. nzo Manpie: to Komatl
Port, on the frontier of the Transvaal,
where It was to Join the Netherlands Rail
way, running to Pretoria.
Through Jtalousy of the Kngllsh. tho
Tr.itisvaal G-vernmeni sought to wreck tho
cnmp.tiiv . and. on the pn-tt-xt that the line
had not been completed to the terminus
nn utloneil in th- concession In the statist
thin. Portugal, acting lu smpathy with
the Transv-i.il. threatened to conrlscatn tho
road and ail the property of the cumiiany
Cctbitiel McMurdo dltsl In Ixjr.don in M cy,
lvsj. and In the confusion caused by his
heath the Portugu.se Government, the
month afterward, carried out its threat.
Tht renp n Mrs. Mt Murdo npptal-d to
Mr Blaine, then Seen tary of State, nnil he
inform. d Portugal that the United Stat-s
would not tolerate the confiscation. In be
half of thr other shareholders of tht- com
pany. Lord Salisbury took tb same ground.
Portugal ngr.-ts to submit the case to ar
bitration. an-I It was agTeed that three
Swis Judge should settle the amount of
the Indemnity to be -.aid. It was shown that
a Ge rm in sj ndl.-u'o had offered Colonel Mc
Murdo J3JC.e. for the cnmpan'3 property
nnd ci'iicit-eiiins Ihuinecrs. however, re-forte-i
tii. . on.-. ion to worth at b'ast
jl"i'l"i, and snipe . . tls placeel tho
value us hii.li a St".'"i 0
A tc-chnltal conitr.ision s, nt out to South
Africa made a spe. ial report In lto il)
that the value of the road at the time of Its
seizure was Jl.2TS.ttt). ej ijiat a yAua of
tho concession at the umo time was Jo.yn.
M. and i3i, that on December 31. IMS. tho
concession w.w worth JS,c-.-j.c).
The nnlti tout. niton put forth In behalf
of Portugal w.is that the repayment of t!io
sums c-Mi::ideii In building rJio railway
ought to t-tj satisfactory.
After ten e.irs the arbitrators hare taken
a middle course, Mr. Frederick Penfleld,
Mrs. McMunio's second husband, was tho
private secretary of former Governor
Thomas M. Waller of Connecticut. Ho be
came Vko Consul General tn London In
lss". returnetl to this country to take part
In the campaign of IMC and af'er Presiilent
Cleveland's eb.tluti vv.es npp.j!nted Consul
iMitr.il lo Cairo Kg)pt- Ho is a resident
of Ne-vv York.
W Vltlt MIT POl'LI.AIt.
Iondon. March 3 - The Dally Mall, cora-
meiitfm: iis.n the avvur.l at Iterne.
"Tho bundle-s prc-crasllnation of the
tribiin.tl it is dithcull to explain, for not the
smillest trite of equity can bti eIscovcre.l
In tl.o awartl of the bt-sarly ita.v.v award
ed as comis-ns-ilion f.r a concet-slon v'ahietl
..t iiillt'l..- . ft- tr tl.e i.rtMe:tl..eu I-
i , , ti.,,.wi,r, to lie prelu iicr.1 air'ainst
llrltish Inter, sts by the Irrational Anclo-
pi ubin wiueh has seize i upon the Mriso
ple. Hv their conduct the arb.trators have
struck a deadl blow at arbitration."
Tho Dally Chronicle sjjs.
"Tho award cerrtsponds with the Et,ieral
antii ipation. Tortui;al Is condemned to pay.
Including Interest, nearly a million sterllni;.
I'rubabl) tlie Inci nultj of I're torl.i was 1
fertile c-ontrib'it.ir to the inexplicable delay
t.f the arbltratit-ii c wonder whether the
tllplei::atl!ts et ia-tictii think they have had
the value "f their mon "
After commenting up.-n the nee-dlt-s3 dcliy
In the pnec-etll:ii;s. the Times v:ijt,.
"It it Jielleve.1 th.it I'ortusal some timo
aco made provisions for me. tins; ihc creater
un oi me -.im unaie.1. uiur ii noiuinii
. ... . ..I... -.. ...t l .1.1. A .
hut symimlhy for I'ortusal in this country.
She has done a w rone to Itritish and Am. r-k-an
subjects, but It Is menifesi that she
tlld not do it of her own free will. She was
.i lln under a d. crc-e of pressure which
cri;.sl uton duress pressure consL-teutly '
npplittl it ma Is- noted. f..r objects avovv-
e-.ilv boe-tlle to i:rlti.-h lutluencc. Dot flom
the lime of th. Jameson raid, but from the
time vi hen Mr. ICiuK.-r was negotiating th
"Should Portuc.il In thes conditions un-
4 cxpcclcdly cxiwrlcncv dllllculUcs Ji making
1111" CIIODI COVII'WV.
To-Day, Frfdeiy, Alarch 30tli,
10:, I2J4c I5c,
Scotch Novelties, Opai-Work Fancies, Figured Batiste, Plain
and Figured French Madaplaiii;
10c per yard.
R-duccel front 'ilc.
Skirting in '.(, .; and 1 inch Pink, Bins, Red ar.d Lavender
Stripes, alternating with Write;
10; per yard.
Zephyrs. 1 00 pieces of tii. season's stylish Checks, Stripes and
Plaids, including Pink, Blue, Lavender;
10c per yard.
tiOO pieces extra fine quality Zephyr in extensive variety of
Checks, Plaids, Stripes and plain colors including the delicate pinks
12c per yard.
nijual in appcaraicc to best Imported Goods.
Batiste. 1-J." pieces, 30 inches wide extra fine and sheer cloth,
stripes, floral, geometric and ;cccntric printings on light and tinted
12c per yard.
For Shirt Waist; or House Gowns, in a varied se
dots, figures anl stripes light, medium and dark
12Jc per yard.
Dimity. 200 pieces t"0-inch, good quality, in more than one
hundred distinct printings, oa light and printed grounds.
12J4c Per yard.
l.0 pieces best grade American Dimity, both staple and novelty
printings on light, medium or dark grounds;
15c per yard.
At Half Price.
CQO Short Ends of Percaline, Nearsilk, Silk Finished Taffetas,
Silcsias and Sateen, from two to five yards in length, will be placed
on a special counter, and sold as follows:
the necessary payments, there can Iv no
doubt that Prttl-h capital would g'ndl
come to the assistance of our old all."
The Standard sav-.
Th" whole thing is tn k.t unfortunate,
especially as there w is no compui ion to
renrt to arbitration, (treat itritaln and th
United States might -.imrly have presented (
a bill of damages, at 1.1-bon and ntpji e.1 I s
prompt liquidation. i:estan-c would Have
leen out of the ti-.itstlon. and our rcnU
rasf was -o un issailabl that ro l'ow-r
would have presumed to Interfere!."
DROUGHT IN INDIA.
Kstimati' of Losses .Made Public by
c'.ilcutta. March 3. In tho courre of his
remarks In .iddresins the Council on th
budget vesterday. the Viceroj-. Lord Cur
lon. said the loss to the wheat crop, caused
by the drought during the present year.
u-..a cor..l tn tlOtteViiV He ndded that
the Io-U to the cotton crop wan iT.O-U"). I
while the oil -ed crop, usually coverlnc t
l.'"0.t0 acres, was nonexistent outhidc of
Itengjl and the northwest provinces.
The los to cultivators In llombay nlone. In
feevi crops, was 11"0V. and In cott-n
In conclusion, the Viceroy said It mi im
possible for any novernment to anticipate
tho consorucnocs of a visitation of nature
on so ci-antlc ar.d ruinous a scilc.
BORN IN HAVANA PALACE.
Cicncial Wood's Wife Troscnts to
Him a Ilahy Girl.
Havana. March . Mrs. AVood. wife of
the Governor Oencr.il. pave birth to a ten
pound plrl nt the palac" at noon to-day.
Mother and child aro doin? well.
Tha records of Havana do r.ot ."how the
birth hero of any other tlovemor General's
child. I'nder the Spanish regime, the wlfo
of a Rmrnor General invariably left for
Spain tint the chil'i mUht l- born there.
Tho aft rnoon p-'l"" had Kor.e to presf
btforo the palace event was announced, al
though the Dimension learned of It Indirect
ly, and was thusi able to say:
"Wei wish all happiness to the Governor
General, to Ids wlfo and to tho Cubin Ilt
tio Rirl. who. we hope, will be a fervent
partisan of the Independence of her native
SOUTH AFRICAN SETTLEMENT.
Canadian Minister of Justice Be
lieves Britain Should Bule.
Ottawa. Ontario. March C?. In the Senate
to-nii;ht Sir MacKenzle How ell called the
Retention of the Government to the state
ments In the press about the colonics helm;
c-onsultcd In the South African settlement
He wanted to know If the Premier had
joined in the representation of the Austra
lian Premier?. In his opinion. Canada
should join In this matter. Minister of Jus
tiro Mills said that he could not answer
the question. As to the duty of the Umpire-,
ho hid no two opinions. Peace should only
follow on Kiu-h terms as would leave no
doubt that trier would lie no repetition of
the events before the war He would give
no more elelinite state ment.
MEDIUM AT A FUNERAL.
Spiiit Kappiugs :i Feature of the
ib-eiiiis of (lorry Valentine.
Ilammonton, N. J. Man h C5- After the
funcr..! sermon. In itself unique, had le-en
preaches! to-day on the body of Gerry Val
e ntltie. by S-llilll.'I Wheeler, a Spiritualist,
Mrs. Minnie Itrown. a medium, from 1'hll-
...l.-lnhl.i t.u.lt eli.iri of eti.t kj rvlt-ad -i.i-l
j pave test rappim:.
: inis was aii in accordance wttn tho wisn
f . ... .. kA .. . .I..I... . .. -L
of Gerr-. who. when dying, asked that
tests lie made at his- funeral. Gerry was a.
Spiritualist, and llrmly believed In the re
turn of spirits to this world.
Simuel Wheeler, who is a prominent
Spiritualist of Philadelphia, was selected at
his n-eiuest to cive the funeral oration.
wntcn was along tue lines ot tin- ieiier
' Gerry Me took lis his tet. "The Italnhow
IlrtdKC " Then camr Airs IJri.wn and while
the frlinds sat about the darkened room
and saim "Shall Wo Gather at the Illver""
the pet hj mn of tho Spiritualists, she went
Into a trance nnd received messaKCs from
tho ieylrlt world ts Xrletuls who nu fires-
HOW ABOUT YOUR EYES?
If ther trnutilr yoa Iiuvr thrra rxan
ined frrc of schnrcr by
Hi St.. bet. OIItc Jk Locn.
cnt. There were spirit raprlnss In reply to
questions asked by tho-e present, and mes
sases of condolence to friends and relative-
In tho land of tho llvins from those wrn
h.id eone before. But there was nothltvs
received to indicate that th? depa ted spirit
of tlerry was in touch with tho Katherinc
After jlrs. Urown had cnNhtnl ner pa:
of '!' s'ervice. the body w:
','' t,,,'li?omVr3 f U, U
as t.iKen In cnarcc
Irand Army of thn
POLICE CAPTAIN INDICTED.
Chief Devery of New York Tgnores
the True Bill.
Xew- York. March 2. The investlsatlon
Into the charges that lce nourished optnly
in this city under police protection reached
a cnsatIonal climax to-day, when tho
Grand Jury remrncd three Indictments
.iK.iinsi Police Captain Andrew J. Thomas,
in command of the Tenderloin precinct.
Kcr nearly two weeks tht Grand Jury, of
whlh Gforpe Havens initnam, publisher.
Is foreman. ha been considering condi
tions o: the Tenderloin precinct. True bills
were found nqainst Captain Thomas under
se-ctlon 134 of the penal code, which pro
vides that the failure of anv- public onlcr
to omit to fulti'd his duty makes him guilty
of a misdemeanor. Tho offense id pun
ishable by a lino of S or by one. year's
Imprisonment or by both tuch tine and lm-prl-onmt
The Indicted man -as convicted practlcal
!v em his own ttstimonv and th it of Pollce
tian Parry, a roundsman of his precinct,
although on tl.e - vim i.i Doctor Park
hutt two of l:.s elettitlvcs and many oth
ers ti-stilletl before the Grard Jury.
Captain Thomas was not arrested to
niirht. He will npptar liefore Itecorder GofS
to-morrow. Chief of Police Devery was In
formed of the Indictment, and when askei
If he would suspend Captain Thomas said:
"I shall not suspend Captain Thomas on
such trivial charges. Tho whola affair la
Captain Thomas himself -was not officially
notified of the Indictment, and he said h
elid not believe any Indictment against hlnx
had been fonniL, ,
TTCafecns the stomach, deranges
digestion, pollutes the blood,
destroys the nervous forces and
saps the vitality of the "wholo
system. It causes pain in tho
left side, palpitation, shortness
of breath, sinking spells, and
frequently ends all suffering in
sudden death. Dr. Miles' Heart
Curo is tho only successful rera-1
edy for diseased hearts that has!
ever been offered to the public'
"It was impossible for tne to lie dorm to
sitep for smotherine; sensations. Thepulr-a-tions
of ray heart were rexr irresular. someA
times seeming to stop beatinif and at ether) v
times palpitating so hard it could he heard!
in C-e rrm !Tlr- hltl Af TV f.l.ct If... I
ft lirnnnlt ! t J C ..a . Cn t S
ftwraoatas the heart trouble was allBOoe.'
E. M. Issuy, HiUsboro, a
If your heart ii affected do not fail to trjr
Sold at all dreesists on a posihre cnafsj
actee. Wr-.tt for free advice and booklet t
Or. Mil: Medical Co, Elkhart, la4
k -1 u