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THE REPUBLIC: FRIDAY. M.T?rrr 30. 1000.
L IB ib
IN THE CITY.
SUFFERING- FROM BURNS. Man
IWlc, ; Mars c.i.1 or No l'CS North
Twelfth street, nu tfiami-l to the Cltv
Ho-pllal la-- nuht. suiTerin.; trom burn'
several davs ago th. ct il-i tell into a P"t
. f boiling waier at her h..m. Her injuria-,
are cot ccnsidercl " nous.
PAPTIST RU.V1V.V1.-A lurg meeting
e.a held la-t evening at Delmar Avenue
Itaptist Church "Jov " is the '"P1'' Jl",
us-ed 1'V K Itl- I'encon rcmhall
irr will lcid i I i-t meeting this fion
eg. The topic vv ill b "Praming Power of
WVRRVNTS ISrUKP Colrpcl Johnson
yetertiav "issued warrants against the fol
i..,...,,. T.in....i.ecT.tr-. h ircirg th-m with
-Ucpin. mu-i il m-men-ins In tnvlr a
l.vnns Mk Crunhill No -VI i'h. -tnut
slWt. Mirk t.IIMlsT- l.H. r I a."iue.
nnd rhinnt Mi-ei .t-1 V! nu. .. Irs
immmcn'mi:m ki:ik-isu.s -The
annual comment, nient of 1. aumont Hoc
prol Medl-al College will take pi ire this
. icning at the ouug M.na Christian A--oclatlon
IMil fiMini itrd "-"ratlin a.
nises te at the lire -t las-os tn the his
mrv of the iimiiii t m will be grtduated
rtf aiumn of ti II. ge will give then
annul! han.ti. t itt-t th. '-r. i-e at the
vcsi Knd 1 1' fl
DAMAGE SUIT ON TRI I. The trial of
the uit ol Jam.- i-ilver against the Union
lcp.t Rail'oi I t'oiiijunv anil others -.las
tiegun trst.rdav In th I tut. J states Oir
ml Cct.n Pulifr wis injured bv falling
Irora one of the cars of the defendant com
panv at Klghteenth and Cirr stre. U- In Sep
tember, l-' H l.ilms hi- injuries were,
due to the neglia.m. of the .irr.pany, an'l
loougat suit for J.v.o.lo .latntge
eOAI- HVUI.KI5S a-SOCI TION -The
S: Iiul nd U-ast St 1-outs Coal lhu!T'
Association h Id a m ring at l.i.:hts:one s
ilall la-i ni-ln ! el. hrrji.- tli. victcr
nchicd b the acM fallen In oh aimng an
lmt'at ot nag i"nn' Jieir ii.ii -nar- :
mnn!M A Itrov n s-cf'tiv After ttie I
tnec'i's the nuniNrs para. .-.1 th ilown
loiMi tr. r -. li. o,.l b i lir.-- band, and
t.rrt!:.ui ! te nijir-.r otl!---
mks unsi:Nti:i:itvs PEini -sir
Joan ou - nU rr c ..1 a: th hoin. f Do.
tor I'ri ' h No 2i71 Pelmir o .ill- anl. at
f, o'clo. K tt.ti in- riling, aft. r a I nef
illne5J Mr- ti:i..'nlrr w i- K-ir old
Slie was. il.e ulo of Wi 'tarn 15 yut-rn-berrv.
and nad i wid- cir. 1 of fnen.is in
Mlfsouri iri Plmoi- The Uvly will l-o
taken to Columbia Mo., for interment
TrAI-KHR-WJIITK i:iiINO Harrv
M. W"a.kr of No J.O tinut tt. e:. and
iliss Mamie K hite .f No SJ Krankltn
avenue. wer united in m irn is. last ziichi
at the ho::ie of i!- bride'- p irept. The
Reverend J U. "l obrp. pa-tor of the c n
t'nary M 1- -"hurch. rf irmed the -ere-taoay.
A re. eption follovn.d the tj:ng of tho
tROKF WOMAN'S TOOTH VThUt
Officer John Mi-rph of th Fourth ONtrlrt
was pursuing Je-s-e Morn-, of No. Ht North
Twentieth nrt 'or the purpose of arrest
i"g him on a chars, "of dUturbms the peace
his helmtt fll off on Franklin avenue, be
tneen eienth and nii;l'.!h s-treet-;, and.
wllle a'tenijtinc to reco."r It. he acci
dentally struck hii- arm aaire-l Mr- Annie
Frsdlev of No ;-l-u St Louis anniif,
breskir.i; one of her front teeth
PHYSIPlANS TO Mi:i:T Th Trl-State
Medical Society of Iowa. Illhois -and M.s
sourl wid hold its annual meeting In the
parlors of the Flanter- Ho-el tn April 3
and 4 An extensile pmsramme has been
prepared for the morninic. afternoon and
tvenlns of the tir-'t day and il.e tnornltiR
and afternoon o! the -econd daj A i-it
to the Citi H.i-pitai 1-- plimi.d for Tue
day eveninff n.da e.-iiias probably
will be devoted to p easure
TTLE OIRI MISSINO Captain Ml-
-thaeH.O'Malley of the Sixth Police District
ts oeen reiut-ted to iR ror tllanoh
"Slejerj,. l'J ears olj. nno di-appeared from
her home at No C"j Penrose stteet Wednes
day mornin It is the first time she eer
left the hou-" for fo lorjr a time, and her
mother Is wry much worried Hlanch Is
rather small fur lur age. with dirk com
plexion and bla k hal' She na." dre-.-ed in
a red frock, with uhito apron and Tani
o- Shan'tr hat.
FELL OFF A LADDER -While enRaced
In hanging a sign In front of No. fyl North
Rroadwaj ye-tcrday aflernoon. Frank
Riehl, 32 ear-, old. of No. 7u Market
reet. fell from a ladder to the paiement.
a distance of about twenty feel and was
renderej uncon-'eiuns Riehl rerovered and
refused to go :o the City Dl-pensary Short
ly afterwards he again became unconscious
and wa.s removed to the City Hosphul,
nhere Doctor Amis, who exumlned him.
pronounced him suffering from concus-ion
of the brain and serious internal injuries.
SUES FOR DAMAOES Samuel H. Hoff
man filed suit yesterday again-t Hubert I".
Taussig. Gecrce W. Davis. Alfred M. Uaker
and John Ljw fur JTiCvJ uamages He al
leges that on February 31. UV. the defend
ants filed suit against him for. $12.vj0. al
leging that the gave him money to invest
In property In St "!alr County. Illinois, ai-d
that he represented that he piM fti.'") for
the property in eties-i of what he artually
raw. He alleges that the charges In the
defendants petition were untrue He asks
. for Ci'oi) actual and Jjo," exemplary dam
ages. INQUEST WILL BK HELD.-John A.
Reltz. ZZ years old. died at 'he City Hos
pital yesterday. On March 1' he fell while
attempting to boird .-. Uroadway caLle
car at Morgan street, but the phvsician-.
say the injur he sustain, d. a broken leg,
did not cause his dath. An impjest will he
held to-day Itel z leave-i n widow and
several children who live at No 4ii7 Nor'h
Broadway At tho time of the accident the
police took Reltz in custody and it was not
known until the following morning that his
Jeg was fractured
G. A. R COMMANDER. Commander-in-Chief
Albert D. Shaw, of he C. A. R. will
arrive In St. Iiui this morning He will
be met at Union Station bv a commi'tie of
prominent G. A. R vetem-. He wl 1 hold
a reception at the Southtrn Hotel from lu
o'clock until noon This afteriijon lie will
b taken to the various iKimts of interest
In the citj by a committee nnd th (veil
ing he will be given a public rectptlor. at
the Fourteenth S'reet Theater at whi-h
General John V. Noble will pre-ide. Com-mander-ln-Chltf
Snaw will .nake an ..d
drcss. Ho will leave to-morrjw afltnccn.
RAIDED RY IinTECTIVES Petfctlvvs
Keelej and Cordell veterdav raided the
house In the r ar of No. UK Chestnut
street, arresting Joe Gozzolo ami four
negroes flt-orge Rrooks. Iknr and Ge.rge
WUson and Harrj .Mi'jf-s. While Cordell
held the men pri-oners Kcley --archel the
Place and found alout JJ vortls ef prop
erty. Ine uding s....ral gol.l vatchts. some
minor piecs of lewelry. tn revolvers and
bunch of Wi 'nn ktys. The men were
taken to the Four Courts with the prop
erty, and will be held p. nding investiga
tion. CAPTAIN ALLEN ILL Captain Roone
n, a well-known steamboatman. Is .-nt-
IcTlir M at his homo In Mam street. Upp-r
Alton", the result of a paral.vtle str,iKe whi-h
he suffered cMerdav fapta.n Allen w .s
familiar with 'he irade on the Ohio. Mls:s.
slppl and Missouri Klvrrs Until i je-ir .sn
hi ran in the St Louls-Clarksville trade on
one of the Eagle Ia ket Compan.v's boat'
On one of his trips he was strl. ken wi'h
parallels whi e it h s jHe.t of duty and had
not full tfcouixl wli-n the s.cond s'rok
fell upon him His phvsiclans are doub'ful
of his rcejver-.
ELKS' ELE'TION-At the sslson of St
Iouls Lodge of Elks last evening Hi.- fol
lowing offivrs w-re elected- Exalted rub-,
Edwin S Puller, esteemed leading kulglit.
''harles Vittenterg. esteemed .oval knight.
Jules HerKro. mo.iiii. ledurmg knuui.
W. B. Liumaii, seeirtarv. Lew A Clik-.
treasurer i: S neljlr. tiler. .1. V. Jo!tn--on:
trustee f..r three e;trs. M E. -"rr-'fii.
representatives to I'ranl 1-o.lpe. Pavll It
Aloe and Lew A Oarke The lodf-e j.re
sented tn DiiM It A or. th- retiring . xalt.1
rul-r. a pisi exalted ruler's badg- Tli
pretentati..n was made in behalf of Hi,.
lo.!ge b) Edwin S. I'uller.
RTICLI5 F INCORPORATION -Tho
following cimpanies tiled aitliles of Incor
Ji"ratlon with 'fe R-conler of Deeds jo
t-roaj Qulnlan-Frlcl-e Printing Company;
fapltal. K'. stoekholderss, Mary M. 3uin
Jan, Andrew J Qulnlan. Jr and Henry
p rb-ke Pf. f fie T aming t onipanv . nn.
'ai, in mo. nc-ckholjers. Hcnrv- Pfeltl".
Juls R-ikerv Comium . apllal. J.."." half
-.. --.. Kiioi.jers. i reurirK i irnn. t an
'othaker .-nd Henry Himlch. Pelnur
ellnlng Companv. capital. cr..rti. storklioil--?.
W. Thomas. A. W. Oliver. II. II.
-tlessand L G Powell
s.lll-.S, LMIKKIUTIiU-lSO Horses
''ere nr-n..rntr i in -i tlr Tt litf.h ilMtrnti.1
Jhutnbei- of frame stables arid sheds at
ourteentli and North Market streets earlv
Ji?trday niernlng. The jlre broke out at
- o'c'ock In the sl-ible at N" ST-OJ North
i pnrtecnth street. rapidlv spreading through
" the sheda to No 310. In the stable in
v ar Henry Westcrman's house at
X1W. ' --. -- -.-. --;. -- . --- - --- I
"- a coal wagon, valued at i'i; an ico j
a"!on, worth Jir3, and harness, worth $10. J
t f- VI -J 2T--" --4kNS i 4
i:i' '.-.'. "v
-x Jii' rf'
-- " -'ji.i-- - r
MISS MAIIKI. M.ICINI.KV.
Xiftt- nf tin- Pifsuh-ni. who will iniiiry Ilinnnii I!:ht
r.'i., tliniiifr fin- ojirly fjill.
The flames spread to the two-smrv fraitrn
stable in the rear of No :ti'i Itenton strt t i
ownei bv John Noldi It was damiged!
anout Jl.. The two-story brick dwelling at
No 2T.lt N'orth F.urttith street n i-i
sllghtlv damaged It is not known how the
JULIUS S WALSH ILL -Julius S
WaNh the well-known St Loul-an and
pre-ldent of the St Louis Terminal A-
s.ieiatlon an! Ml issippi Villev Tni-t
Company, who has I... n ill with the grip
the la--t week, win considerably Improved
list night The phy-b Ian alt. tiding him
savs tha' Mr Walsh will b about in the
ret two or three davs H Ulnis- has
not been serious at anv stage, but ha con
fined him to In- b.-d I'rlen s or Mr WaNh
have ti.ioked to his liou-e since he has
l-en sick and wtre plea-. . I to barn that his
illness was not In ..t .. wise s. rlou
SON IDENTIFIED HIM -Joseph Rlvolre
of No -!!! Manchester avenue xesterday
found the body of his fath. r 1 lng on a
ab at the morrue In the morning papers
he read a small Item alx.ut a nun. sup-
posi m ! jonn Kivoire. wno na.i com- availing, and the entire structure was -o-i-.
iiT;1 '".T'r; Thi5 lriM1;;s
vious by taking carUdi. add. Joe Rivolres . ,v-,s ,Io?a,M' ln ,'1"c,k - timnus. for Its
father left home W. dn.-s,lav mnrnmc. and eronded and hazardous condition Tae
had not returned bmni: Rlvoir- at nncn flames wire only a few minutes reaching
came to the conclusion that his father htd adjoining buildings, which were ul-o of
taken his own life, and he h-ititxil to the i wikJ. and bv 3 o'ekxk ab.jut twtntv-five
morgue, where he wa- uherl into the ; bulIdIns !av ln ;ishc Tllo eima,c uf
presence of his de id father. There was an iu ncludinL- la i ilmrt m.l stock Is c..n-
aflecting scene. The son would have taken ' ,os--"; '"ilud nt. I ui.Uing and stock. Is con
the bodv in his arms hid he not ,...n r. - srvatlvel placed at Jjir.l.) owing to gen
strainwl by the rrorgne .ullclaN An in- ral confusion now prevailing U 1 Impos
quest vva- "held, n vertitct o' -ul. ide la-ing rlble to -ecure a tabulated statement of
returned Joe Rivoirr -aid hi- f ithrr had lo-.-s and by whom su-talni'd. bJt the fol
often threatened to make awav with him- lowing is almo-t. If not quite, correct,
self but nothing was ever thought of his Grand Avri.u.: Hotel. lo..s tlMr. li.ui-anco
IN THE COUNTY.
-A thrr-e-to-im vacant houe in Shadv-
j r. . - . . . .. ... . i .. -A
Side. South Webster, was destroyed bv fire
Tuesday night Tne Kss is about i'i.
The ProgrtssKe Clt partv of Klrkwoo-I
has announced a change ln its ticket for
Tue-dav'fi election. T J McCullough Is the
candidate for Alderman ln the Third Ward,
ln place of John Geigh. r.
A marriage Iic-:is. was s-uf. at Clay
ton vesterdav to William R Pemoerton and
Evelvn Johnson of Kirknood T'.ev nrre
mirrled by Probate Judge G. A Wurde
n:..n. Tbe will of Mrs. Catherine I.e thy of
lllllside was filed in the Probate Curt at , 'Jf i". Ii "
I lav ton vesterda.v lb r daughter. Annie, ThroUK,loul the lire the ople work.sl
Trert Leahj. is s0ic legalte. , wJth a Zlrli ,-,,-riy witnessed on mm h oc-
Thomas Whit., the Hrtntwo.! negro LV,(ns This is nil tint s.ived the . lty from
who shot Grant Ib.vd last October, failed i,.ng .swept olf the face of the rarth. As it
to get a new tri il xi.-'irdav. and was ;s ,,. r-isl jIuu f bIM-k 17 remains un-scnien.-.
.1 to two veats In the penitent! irv harm'tl while tne ne-t aral a frame row
by Judge Hirzel H,- wl.l be t iken to Jef- i a(i,!iug the Mts-ourl. Kansas and Texas
fer-'ti City in a fr
rvv davs b hti. ntl Kerth. j
I Icvd Hollovvav was itstt-rday rn-
ttnctil to the t.s nlt ntlary for lift for the
murder of Au-tin Watts in a bill n ir
Ellisvllle last N, vv Ytar- Eve. Hllowas
attorney made a motion Sor a new trial
and an arrest of judgment, but both were
overruled bv Judge IIirz"l He lmincllatelv
took an appeal to the Supr-me c.aitt. In
the meantime he will le ctintuitsl in tho
A tight Is on ln llallnln over a projwisi-
tlon lo build :t n. w s. l.dhou-. to be vobsl
upon n. xt Tu-s.lav A nuinls r tif vttrrs
s.iy th. v favor the new sch.e.lhouse, but
fear the scIhmiI will be moved fi.m Its
present IivjIIti m t e iciitral art of the
town to th- wi-st limits.
The n! rnirt. rlr meeting of the St.
ly-uls Ct.mit Horn, iilltir ii So. letv n'll b
htld April T in tht c. riral Tonii-hip
Farmers' I'lub Hill at I Men St it ..-i The
programme include- p.it-rs by Frank llru
no. Ilenrv Mev.r. II Tlei-s a.-id T A.
Peff. r President Wallis will deliver an
Machinists Kxpcctct to Kt-tiirn to
row will -a.v: Striking ma. hiniis In the
United Stat.- in iv return to work Mondav
ettlnient of the strike bv a 1
Hoard of Arbitration The arbitrators
probahlv will 1 .loti.bsl ujM.n to-morrow
and a date tix.-l Tor the stssion- to lgin.
bill even bef..e.. th,. iNiard meets an order
n.i v go out whi-h will again set the men to
Tbe Ronrd of Arbitration rill consist of
President Conne': ,.f the Int.rnation.il A-MHlatir-n
of Ma. hlnisfs am! Pn-sldent S. I
ilon tif the Nation il Metal Worker-" A
-.. lit lot-. ea li of whom will s(.ct two
otiitrs from their re-p.ttve a .s-iatlon-. I
.!. Uir.1 t. ii.t.-. foil imp -e if ;.- in
settling elsMng di:!!.-ulties The -. s-ioiis I 'What will b jour future llc
of the lKird will lw in 'tit. ago ! "Well, we'll liv to." he replied "imr v-
It Is rstimafed that there are .Vl tns- ' 'ition Is uncbangr-d Wr will not reduce
ihlni-ts now out who will be .ffc-ted bv I the price of reflnr.l sugir unless the ran
tb.- decision Chicago .i.ift. Cnltimhns. "1. 1- redu.-ed If the raw Is advanced, w.
("Ieveland if". Pat. r-on. N .1 i. Phlla- ' niil advance t-e r. 'Ined. Thnt Is our fixed
I. iphia. Vi Sivaklng of the meeting. Mr M'llcy No. there is no mon-v In sucar re
(1'i'onnell -ajs i lu-iug at pts nt prl.s s The .-onumer Is
"We are hope! ill that we ss III reach an the only one l"Ktitei Thing- look pretty
agreement on the Ronrd of Arbitration to- sliakv. tl n'l tl-e' Under the . ir.-iim-morrow.
and It will require but a short .-lames we think tl l.c-1 to lay to. like ,t
time to settle on dates of m.ttlng- Mean- ! ip in a -term
while the machinist-, now out will return ' ''Inns I "x?.-"i" r. tbe lndepndent rttlner.
to work pending tbe settlement We have i refused to in ike anv t itetn..nt. as also
gained the recognition of our union bv the '.Id Arbnckl- Pro- Th- !!r'-okers said that
Nitional Association of Manufacturers, tl.e Am. rlcan .-.ugar Rrlining l' m..n
which compels the local a-eocl.-itton to do ha- a prl. e rf fs. per I'l on c rami la I. d
l.t n !... If . nrc successful II tttll m.fi.i ' sugar
a nin-hour div and our schedule, which ! l-our dollir- ud cents i the quot.d
with S.f men in Chl-igo means a lo per ' rrl. for the -amc pr du.-e Ij.v Ihe Ar
cent gain ln this cltv the Rarher Ice Ma- ; l.'iokle-. A- the both pay tl II I htind'e!
chine mpany to-tiay ngn-. tne agree
ment EXODUS TO PARIS.
Steamer La Toiiraine Took Five
Ilnntlretl Pas-enjfci.s for Havre.
New Tork. March CJ Travel to the Paris
Exposition has is-gtin The French Itne
steamer Lm Touralne. when she sailed for
Havre tn-tlav. had the largest number of
Iflssengers on lm-ird that she ha carried
on anv eastward trip in two vears. there
being SW In the cabin and rv In the tte-r-age.
The applications for pa-sage, 0f
thirty-five persons had to be refused.
nmr lire Rnrcnln llitT T-nay.
Oriental Fruit Lakoom. iOc a box.
"Jk V 1- X
FIRE ALL BUT DESTROYS
SOUTH M'ALESTER. I. T.
FLA MKS SWEPT OVER TIIF.
Heroic Work Saved Mm-li I'nip-
crty. Inn ilio Los-os Will ;
Ilt-avy. liiMir.uiii' Small.
smith McAIc-ter. L T.. March Z At T 30
o'clock this evening fire was disivered in
a room adjoining the olllce of the Grand
Avenue IIut 1. corner Railway nnd Grand
avenues. The building, btlng of wood, hemic
efforts lo suppress the flames were
Jl.f'H). Coon's Ill-try stable, loss. 11.0j. in
surance. SjVI. Mam hesti I's llverv slnhle.
I loss, ji.o.0. Insurance, tA; J. S. Italley,
iiuieung Jji.i total lo-s. Mefc House.
$ W J. H.urlltoii bid.dins. Jl ). insur-
?"i;f- I-S-."J- ,W ."ck. building. $wj i. ii
lllSUrailLe. II. 1 Ilavne- bull. tint. J In- I
Insuranie. II. L. Havne-. building. f.;x). in
surance. fjj. J. It. Jones, building. !);
sttMTk. &'J: no lnsurane. Wli-.m Hot I.
building and furnishings. I.'.'wu. Ms-i n
bubding. J!'", no iiisuraiite. J Foster m-at
inarktt. loss on building and cutittnts. 51,
ti; Insurant e. tTv. I'ergufoa crotery com
panj. stuik Cov. Insurance. !.j.). p. S.
lister, builditg 4"'. no insuran. e. 1". S
Cole, huildiui, $4i"'. no ln-urann . Cob- ,fc
Pun. dry good-. 1 on bulllln.x and stock.
fl2'0. tn-urante. J7.1VJ. Ed Utile, -lothlns.
b.ss on stock, IJ."". Iiisuraiite Jl.i'): J
t"...M-(. triiflfin I....K i riltlMltiii nut
f;.,iiroad II III a-ne.s. U..r a time It !ook-.
as if the Choctaw uklahuma and Gulf De
pot would go in tl.e general destruction,
but Pr-sldent MrGov.cn, Gtneral Manager
Wood. Ger. ral Burs rlntendenl Harris an I
TraMi. Manag. r lloldm. whe arrived In a
serial car a few minutes tiefore the tire
broke out. took the t.sk in hand a:. 1
promptlv aidt.l and directed the work
whbh saved the il.pot and t.ther milront
.roirt. which unquestlonablv would have
burned had ntruic measures nl ben
Paring the fire a revolver, which was
thrown from a building, was discharged
and resulted In Inflicting n MTious ll-sh
wound In a negro's -Lb. Mot if not .jul'o
all who have suffered will rebuild and re
sume biisiui ss in due time.
CUT IN REFINED SUGAR.
Ilaveineter Says the American Co.
Will Not (Joint; Down.
New York, March SI Henry O Have,
me, r. ;ir. -idt-nt of the Am-rl-aii Si.gar
!:.-tining Company, sail to-dc concerning
ih. n-n p'ia-e of th. -ugir war. the Ar-
11.11. kle lllos. tut ill reiin .1 -ug ir.
Th. statem. nt I ma.le last night meant,
; 'hough I did not rare to My so dlr.fily.
,!,a th tlivMrnil .if American sugar Ite-
"'"K now """lu .. t 'u o in, ai.'l mat
the Interests of the sloi khol lers are lielng
prote. ted In rwr possihi,. w i The on y
mean- I had of Informing the stockhold. rs
was through th- ncw-iaiers.
'The Arbuckles have the right to go Into
anv business they like -ell t-a. sugar, t of
fer or an thing thev pl-as-e and wt. of
co.ir-e. . laim the same right."
"P.i you set anv s.Ie way of coming
togeth. r and .-oiidu-titig the sugar business
Mr lnvtmevcr answered with great tm-
pha-fs .otic vviiatver
..e Vf ...tt trtnferl .1 tho imfrtot. ,vm-
nanv ha- a marclll of T.I i-ents while Is !
.-nt- Is the margin for the ArLucklts The
accepted st ind.ird t'irrefore. would put
the American rompanj on the ba-is of 1
Vr rent peoflt .ianre ,n the hiindtetl
p-iunds. and the Athrrkles on the basis of
h los of 4 rents on the hurdrrd.
American Sugar Refining Stock close.) at
I-SV a lo-s of "- from vesterdav's tiiure-.
Oi rrrnled the Drnuirrfr.
Alton. March S Judge William H.-irfr-l!
or tne .viauison c ou.niy v ircuit c-ottrt to-day ;
overruled the demurrer made bv the defen I- '
. ant in tne injunction proceetiings uhlrh
former Major Henry Rrueggeman Insll-
I tuted against the Mayor of Alton and ihe
Council, to restrain them from paying a net
alleged to have been given tn scoure tho
Grand Jury warrants for Iho September
una of tho Alton City Court.
t i j
SULTAN BARS GOT
. niti'il Sl.iios Con-iil Pmh-sts
Turki.-li A li'in.
HE WILL BE SUPPORTED.
W ::siiist n KHirvt-n iho Porh
l Aftnif- :n ili.. IIi-lii'si
nf (p.. or Mnro Ciuiii
t"-nsnntiniple l-irrh tn Th" Potte hits
in'omei th' United Stit legation that
in fiifjre the importation of mertr.in r-rk
will he prolnbitetl. glvlrp -is a reain f-r
th- prohibition that th nu.ti . injurious to
the public h" alth.
Mr l.lnvd C Crlseetn. Unlte.1 States
harce d'Affalres. proteste. en- rgetl. ally,
demanding III" annullnttnn of the measure.
u ii. I. -i rriuiT t;iii-t nil.
Wahlngt r. Manh -t S.'te'ar of Atjn
ultuie Wil.nn -iM to dav 1'iai lie h i-I r
"tli. il nformat lit tbtt Turkev hin pr
hiliii.i i be lin rt it ion of ni. rlran pffr'.
If anv st. were i ik ti In th" matt r bv
tins Govtrnnv ft he salt. th State Pepari
tnent wittild ci.ndu. t the i. ttttattons
"If It has be. n ti.clmsl n r out all
Iotk " s.u 1 the s cretirv. ' th-re ran be i .
au-e f r rompi-Int b'tt It American p..rk
Is .ls,-rtmir its against nil! hive c..s
i-aiis . prot st j.s ih.-e cm Is n v ili I
r. .i for x hiding It a i I- the U .1 m
tb nor -I
Il is prob bte th t Hie a i ion of tb--.
Per... wis i .k' n on relci.o- cioiin'l
tlie rll-;lon f th- Turk- prohibits il.n
from citing iork S'aiisii. ttn til at 'n-depirttne.-i
.-hew that durttic tie si-t fit
tear th value t.f h.-s pn-dm'ts ex'-fi l
fr m the Un ti.T Slat's to Turk, y lias ave
rag'd $11 H v.!--. '
Mr t;ri-c. tn in arterl of j- own voli
tion in lodging tin- pr..t i. for the Stat"
Iieparim.-nt b.is not vtt Iss n mforti.l .f
th. prof ibitlnn of tin- Turk.sh Governtnen:
Il maj ti -latfd. howtv.r that his at-tiu'i
is thorouchlv . omm-nd-d bj the oillcials.
and h- will h- -upportfd i.i the utmo-t In
Ills pro!i-.t Whllt it caii-ioi yo tn state 1
"tliilallv. no .1- ibt i cnteitalnctl he it n
lb. a Hon of the Turel-h Governm.ti' -l'-ccC
attrlbu'able to 111. S-.M mtl i 1. e
of some Coutii ntal Powers whose po-ltbvi
lu r -1st ime to the ilrm in 1' of th. U-it- 1
Stats f..r I ft admission f Atmrlcan m-i
iluts m.ght le -tn ngth r.ed. cnul 1 -li.-y
..Int to -miliar evlulve a.-tb-t bv ..:. r
'onet-. lu- .1 n s mlt-irv e.mMeritions.
t it m: u ri i! Mi::mr.
Emperor William l.ottks I pun II
Ilerlin Mar. h 2' -Emperor William, in a.
n-rnt conversation with Atnis--ti!or White,
rangirg over various topics, mentlonl the
rapitily grttwlng cr.Inmerc, btwt-tn tier
many and the United Sialtxt Mr. Whlto
"I ho;w. vour Majesty, th-it this great
trade will n" t le all'.weS to ! destrove.1 "
The lxai-er answered. No. a-surctllv not;
not if mv ..v,r m. nt can pr-v.nl It '
Mr W h.te a-!.. -I whether tue Emperor.
th uch 1.1- .- "1 reiu'l.-iw with th-- n Jtaii
of Turkev. o.tild rot Indu. 'he litter to
opt n Arabia f - archatologtc.il t xeavatlons.
The Lni ror stnil.sl and e la t.tsl that
thi re would U-gr -at ditll -ulti. s II. the way.
Mr White was present th.- evtntng at
3 aan pi-'t giv.n t tt.e ..tp..ina'it crp- by
th llrtttsh Ambassador. Sir Frank L-is-itlles
.in itnuitun "i'liiT" 111:11 mim:v.
I.eopoldliie llrnim MrniiKlrtJ ft
llt-utli In Her lltiiue.
Iluda-Pf s:h. M-tr h ?. Ioioldlne Ilriun
was found dead vesitrday nt her home In
lluda-Fts'.h. having been stranitled with a
She had b"en living separated from her
husband. A girl who had formerly b--en ln
.. . ... ... ...... ......... .. .. .--..
Iti.t si i ... n; ...t ...j... . ..i..
tsi. and touf.-s;d to having committed tho
, crime, the oi.j. ct of which s!i- -aid. was
tne roDi rv oi ine viciiin. wno tnjot-u An
iinbl indei.t li.coine
TO MM. 1 HEHM.N.
.".Ime. Mt-tba Will Apprnr In Ctinrert
Willi lltielor Jonrlilm.
Re-Iin. Mar. h Jl Mine. Melbi. the prima
donn i. wl.l apixnr hi t uneert to-morrow at
tne Pliiihtirui. rt with Potior Joseph Jo
acr.lni. iIk vtoliniM.
TO succe'ed DOCTOR GOHHEIL
IIi'V. Dr. Harrison of Si. Louis In
viii'd to Temple Kmaniiel.
New V..rk. Mirth
-' The trust.es of
T-mplt L-i.tiu.l. th. nio-t lntbientl.il .'in-l
vv. ililit sMMKogii- In this tltv. have Is'gi.n
..gam the . ff.irt to till tin pulpit left vac lit
T-nipIt L-i .tiu-1. t!i'
ii.e-t lntliiential and
lu-t v.ar bv th. r tin m-tu through old age
lit E.-vel.lid P.-t ir Gust. iv
! 1 I V .1. 1 i d lo invite tl.e li
. t.... .... . ..... ii ...... ..r - i ..,.i.
...in, lure an.l me...h In th- -vin-
g.-giit i xt month Th. rortespoinb nco
nhih hi.- alteadv IU.S.I t.etvvetii tile M
le.uls rabli and the iMurtl has ....vlnc.-l
ih. tru-t.-s ih.it be will a.cipt th. Invita-
niii'h hi.- altea.lv juisd between the St
i-Tin-ri:i run ci'i.i.ini.
I'lUe- lunt ItriMtbllcnn Pel.-K.ntcs
Instructed for lutes,
ttl.'l'l III.H si i:.-iai.
Pltt-lb Id. Ill . Mar. h Z -Pike County
Reiiublt. ans b. Id
cinv.ntlon in this cii tn- nave na.i r.r
anv,r:o.-,.:,s,;.- r:; sir; i
th- Ctintv Central Committee, tall.d tb- .
.-..nv.iition to order and M. P M.v-se was (
raaile le-rmanent ihairman l.lw .rd Yal.s
tht n 1-r.seiue.I a s-t .f rtsolutlons. whl. li
were linammoii-lv ad. ptt-i. Indorsing Pres
.1. nt M. Klni v'sai.d Gov.rnor Tanner's ...I
tiiinlstratioiis. and indorsing the Candida, y
of Richard 1 .it-n for Governor, and tho
tleVg.it ton of the ntate i .invention was in
strutted without b. w.i) for him. Senator
Cullom Is lml.rs.1 stioiigly f. r renomlna-
tlcn. and A i; Criwfoi.1. who receivtsl In-
structlons for the Legislature whllo an
original I'lillom man was instructed to vote
for Cullom. and lie having the Instructions
of the dptrl.-t. Morgan. S.ott and P t.e
makes his nomination sure, ami this (th.
Thirty-fourth) dl-trlrt will be solid for Cul
lom II I Grlggsbv f this city is in
dorsed for n-.emher ot the Central Commit
tee. The State delegate- are: H p I..
Grlcgsby. Thomas Ft.Minan. T W. Mc
Mahon. U U Ikildnell W. W. Watson.
.M T. Stiuffer. Arthur Wllkins. J. G John
ston A G Crawford will se-. t his own
d-bgatlon While no Instructions were
ii..l. the county I" fr McCullough i.nd
Wise llentnrlal I'nn.l.
fleclnnatl. O. March ' Th- alumni ef
th Hebrew Union Col'ege. at n Rleellpg
this afternoon, derided to take Immediate
st.ps to earn Into execution a purpose
whi--h has Im n under consideration for s'x
months-namely, to rel'bnte Ihe twenty
Itfth annlversarv of the .-o.lge. which tik's
pla. i.ext Oct..ler bv- raising an en lovv
ment fund of J""!.'"" It was lo-tlny voted.
In-trad. t do thl nt ..ne. in memorv of
Rabbi Wl-. the found, r-.f the colp ce and 'n
rail the etidovvmtr.l the Isaac M Wise
memorial fund The alumni will act In .
oisraton vlth the Union of American He
br.w Cot'gr'gatlons and the IJoard of Gov-
err.or of the college. All rabbis in the
s untrj' will be appealed to to devote their j The trip fro-n the oast here post Mr. IT i
sermons on Sabbath April 7. to the life ami rock $l.-i rr the emir.- distance, an av-
work nf IVicinr Wise, and tn make jiba
for the endow m in of ihe college In his
TERMS AGREED UPON.
Miners in North Viiiral Iowa Will
Iii".itnie Work Monday.
Fort Podge. la . March Z After being
out on a strike since Pe ember II. nit the
miners In North tVntral Iowa will resume
work next Monday as th result of an
agreement slgn.l here to-dav. The new
scale makes an Increa-e f S rents per day.
the result of a Mx'en weeks' lockout
Cotton tn Re llrnr Admiral.
Washington. March 3 The President lo
day nomlna'ed Captain Charle s. Cotton.
LT, S. "s'-. to bo a Rear Admiral.
. - "A
-. & : '?Zr
figpk i -'.
fr? IGl if iL
&- j ifyit
L? ii-AT-. .i'Yir JJMriiSf
rL-)-7E-l.t . YJ . -n ..J - Lj-
h. n i he I'i
bil- 'il. - it
v '.I - th. i n n'
ard Mr ki - .
t h nlr
- w th -.
1 iti..n . ii i
-if. r- st
n t tight!
f r ..
rb ii of
WAR THAT MAY
AFFECT THE CANAL.
j 'ii-.'ia:;n:i Scpni-J AllOUt trt Ii-"ill :
i i-lii irli is;i Iti.a
CENSORSHIP AT LA L1BERTAD.
C.'ililo f)flirf Says tlie Si-tom Is
(n Ciiiii-tl Siaii-s Cniisoi"
anil a liiiitish Wai-hip
N.w Vork. March The central rablr
t'llbe if the Wes'ern Unb-n Tilegraph Com
pany rtp-irted ttday that n cenor-hlp had
leen ..-t .bltshetl at I.a Llbertad. Salvador,
un all Salvador anu Honduras telegrams.
fight m:i:iis. m:.mi.
special rv caui.m.
Managua, Niearairiia. March Z (Copy
right IS1!"!, by W It. Hearst i-Tnere Is n
b ngt r r.tom for doubt that .in outl.ri-ak t.f
hostilltit- nu tetur at an moment le--twt-cn
Nitantgiia on tilt; one hand and
Cot i R!. a and Salvador on the othtr. An
off"nsive at.! tlelmslve alliance expts le
twten the latt-r Govrnments. ami Nba
rr.uga bv attacking in.' K 'public r. uu.d It?
forte.1 in t gbt both.
Extraor.lii.urv pr ;Kinitln- on th- rsut
of the Nil ..rig ian Governmen" for months
.,..! ,n t-.ei.n.l vts.r ttrttli sti.Ki.ilur .-.i!il
,h.. U,,!..,, State,, cruiser I'lUlad. Iphla was
ittijait-i.t ' .' . t-i.t.ai ..i..-..( ..tc.
Tr- !5rltl-h rrub-cr Ps.vche has -.ill.nl from
Klncton ln rt-p,n-e lo a re.pi.si fr.m the
RritPh Consul, r.hith would indicate that
the Consuls a:
isuUs ar- nell av.r.rr of the -trained
, b.,. tie Ibpubllcs ..,, --
c all efforis to protrtt Ilrltlsh and
.. s tn lrnt.lt!
t'antaln W W Head of the Phllad. Iphi.l
' and his stair arrival at vi magna tins -vtn
"" ""' " , ,. ,
irg from Crinto At , vislte.1 l nlt.-l states
M. nNler M.rr. Tr.e American ofllors aP-i
xlsll.i! PrtiJent ilaa. and were . ntt-r-
tall hy a .onecrt. furiilslied by the Na-
The attitude of Honduras In the crl-is b
tw.s n Nicaragui and the tie'g!ilKrlUi; R-
.publics Is uncrtaln Ine ell.-tl or a war ,
llp,,n ,ll(. rn,Irii. tlen of the Nicaragua ;
t ,.jn (, nI, ,,. r(,,jOIls between the Gov-
. . .. . .i t .....i ,- ,, ia .e..t.t !
uubll.-s Is uncrtaln Tne eff.s t of a war
rtmient and th.- 1 nite.I Statin. Is probb-
matical A .-.impictc overt hrow of tho pres
. lit GovemnitJit might result from ho-tlll-t't-
II Is understood that President Zelaya.
while mist friendly ami cordial lu his re
ception of Amtm.-.tis. has .!-, !'.n.-! to enm
tnlt the Government until the United States '
,e rulls,- pr. isir.s to act. No terms have
- - -,- "--'f1," v- i,j
'" tight to pp.t.s-t and fortify the en-
trances to the cinal.
.m n t;t tv- i:i'i:itn:MT.
New Prl. a is. In.. March 3. Carlos
Icao. former tJov-.-rncr l Rlu. field", ar
rlv.s! here to-night after an exciting ex
perlente In Cota Rica. I In left Nicaragua
few wks ago. with the miner. T
..... ...,. ...niitlzei! bv P'esIJent y.-lava '
.K'",' h1" l "?" 2 lj , "" :' 1 a i
lo pla. ime ral.road Iwmls with New "lork
. npitalh-ts. I vi.w of the strained rela-
lions !ctwe. n Ihe two rcuntrle" I.h was
arrested, his innev taken from him am!
finally exiled and placed al.oird the sliip
for New tifleans. He will return to
Nlcangua. Tu. Incident Is likely to create,
rnjMeceileiitly Swift I'un From
t'lilcago March -O From Iis Angeles.
Cal.. to hit igo. a distance of Z.yZ mll.-s. 1 1 L
tiir--tgiu ti.uii- ami tnirtv mtnjtes this is
the r.tord hung up bv- the Atchison To ka
and Santa Fe to-night, vvhttt the ''pe-icts-k
S".s ial" pulletl int.. thn Chicago station at
Pi Si .. 'clock T'ains h.ve tn-en run fas'er
for hcrt distal'., but nev. r beforo hud a
train Is.n brought from the W. tern Coast
t.t .sir trt t niiu a ni.pn irilrirr V - , .1..
I,v the -is.-ltl All re...nls (or th- run w-re !
Im tif. ri bv nt irly eight hour. '
An bouVatl.r the artival of the ttaln. Mr
'.'i.'tt'k. vite pr.sitteri oi in. i .irnegie
board.sl a P. nnsylvaula
train. eleen hours -arller than he expectetL
trage sped of i.s miles was maintained On
-ever it ..ng stages me rate was a mile a
mtn'-te and w i-i maintain. ! for distan.-ts
that are r markable in vew of the dltli
ultles nverttr.e The train was made up
of .ncne. Pullman "ir and a combination
car an 1 a bc-gac. tar.
FORMED A BUCKET BRIGADE.
Fire at Majilewood l".roiiht Out
Peoih; ami Tin Pails.
Thrre was excitement In the quiet, Ilitl)
suburb oi Maptenooyi i.ut night about W rents an hour, eight hours to constitute a
ntlock when tlie fram ie'den.-f of f;org.i dav'.s work. The agreement reached pro
Grannan caught till fire. The dwellln? was tides for :in efpht-hotiT- H.v tl.. ... A
not large, and the damage done Is estimate.!
at Ie than I!."", but a lire out there vras .
I a novelty, an.l ev. ry or for hloeks aroind I
hastened to the blare, earrjlne every va-
" J J
g he fi- t mmi o'lier things lo keep him
her .. his ..nn bum rv Nature pro-
runt i-g water and r.k for nash-leitds.
ri'tv of receptacle for water, from a Ms;
vvotd. n bu.krt lo a sotp dh.
The flam- had made good he-i.lway before
the . mttU gathtrttl in Urge numli-rs. and
It was .v id-lit at a glanc. ih..t th- bnildlng
s.ulil not ! mvH Till- did not prevent
. v. ti on from ru-hlr.g aNut an.l pt.urltig
wat'r on eVtrthing n stKht. in. hiding tach
otfc-r. The vv.ll- and . It rns i:i the lf allty
wt r. surr. iinde.1 bv pusning mas-ts, who
fought to get th-i'r backets tilled. In th
crowd tin re vvtre m-n, women and chlldr. n
No or. s-tned to be tith.r ttw. old or too
youthful to throw his quota of water upon
th- burning house
Thtre at- no tlr. alarms or bells In Ma
plewootl. and the :Iarm n.u given tn a
novel manner John !.. Mood, who lives
next door t th- Grannans. vvtnt Into his
vard iilxmt I' o"cl.k to fetch a pall of
water. He r.otn .! an unusual brilliancy tn
tn- lion of his neishlor. and. knowing
that no one Was at home, con llld-.l that
the place was on lire. He retreated Into his
hou-e. anil gmplng his trusty horse pt-
In!. proc etle.1 to dlstharge It ln rapid iuc-tt-slon.
The effect nf the shot? was Instantaneous.
From every hou..- ru-hed volunteer tlremen
and ladle", carrvlng milk cans and wash
1 islns. Effective vork was done Though
the hou-e burned to the lev 1 of the grour.1.
the tlatnts were kept from spreading to
udjatent barns ami fences. It Is believed
that a lamp exploded an.l caused tht eon
(ligratlon. Th hf.use was insured for $..
Colonel Spent er. u promlr.tnl resident of
Maplev.oi-l. met with a elus lost while,
lighting the flames He was the vovve!,sor
of a handsome diamond Masonic charm,
which he wore upon his watch chain. Ho
was one of Pie but ket brigade, and while
swinging his bucket to th.ovv the water well
Into tho building, the .harm caught on the
handle mil was hurled Into the flames.
Amors tne jrtlde- rtsiued from the house
of fiiri:' Vj-.h!ni;ton und .1 XramMl motto
J txurlnt; the IrcnU, "Gol Bles.-; Our Home."
Succfful Pi'i'fonnaiH'e for the
Fresh Air Mission.
An Interested audi, nee- heard the Honey
Roy Minstrels at fourteenth Strtet The
attr Ust night la thtlr i-rfotmance given
for tee bentrtit of the Fresh Ai- Fund. The
.tit.! r- i.ti ihe nr.iizr.imme nere ttndere.1
' in .1 hlMv satl-ta.toIV n-ltllitr. The ISt
j -'Snel aS'S
the -udden Wilts- ot John P. Kavold. wbo
h.td the print Ipal sirt.
'Ine liltttn meniU.i.s of the Honey Uuy
MliistrtLs were re-tnforced last i.Uht by
. fourtts n m.ml.ets of tne po ""' '-
, llu. mrni-ht.l t.Ti attomikinylnc mu lc
' . . ...t ..I... . -. -s . it lun..'iiiu initu I'.r1))
founts n in. mbets of the tio eno.r ot t.
ui'tl al-l R.1V1 two Iitw two-.-ttps, tomposed
Mr. J'..epplllg. ' USJO. dttlltatct lo tne
Louis Wonds Pair, and ' The Gu-st of
i ,nor" Uolh coti-je -It.cns wtre
.lllUl, ant, ,M1, to ,e rereated.
' ,, ,'nniK chorus wis ada
Roth cotfje -lt.cns wtre mucn ap-
ptt d from
j "j.-k and tht 1
instalk ami tne vvttt-
ding P. " Garth Idllln-slev. one of Ihe
"l Minims." followed with a song George M.
RavoM. th interlocutor, sang a Isillu.l
lllllv St..-. on.- uf the "hone-" sang with
Mich geo.1 -fftcl that an encore vv is
:,,u ,., .,ntl William Stender tollowe.1
with a Ki s ,.,. Jack Ravold -ang "Pliny,
Crrr Kiss Your ltabj." In such an original
.....t cl t r It .v ft. ..t !.. tviis f. re I tti nls.t
am! clever vvav that lie whs f' rets I to also
slug a toi leal song. A tenor solo bv Theo-
dotc- We-thus and a barytone solo by AI
plant ha"!, vvhl.h c-ilbil for two encorts,
vv. r. followed bv the . I- in,c chorus of tli.j
tlrst jkirt cf ti.e p.n forma rt e
It via- di. tug ihe int. run Ion that the
orchistra ieiidere.1 Mr Poepplng s two
"impositions As the ..p. nlng . f the s-eci'n.l
sitt i'i ill.- p. ti.il it.il ill. .w. i e-j.iiiK cave
a whlstlin; solo, directing the orchestri
ncconipinlment from the stage. George
Gulil ai-d John (iuinn kept the aiidieneo
1 iiighlng for fifteen minutes with a verv
fi.nio sket. h. and th. n "J.-ru-.iIt m. the
II' Men." was sung bv Master Clarence Cos
by, u memlHr of St Gtf.rge's choir Th
little sing, r stmsl In a brilliantly light. I
work N. In the .-inte- r.f the dark-r.e.1
stant the rfftct l.-lng that of t fiill-len-th
portrait of a lov choir Ingt r Two uum-
' nf ,vr given bv the Knlckerboi ker
Juaft. t. cotnj. -tsl of M, -rs Eugene Ke-
hm. ,;..ri.., M i;.IX((M ,, N ro.ppnc
and William Stender Tbe farce was to
have followed, but Mr. Gt-orce M ItavoM
afinoiinctsl that the illress of bis brnlher
lie.-..s.slt;itnl tlie oml-slon.
The men and boys wjio took part In the
performance were George M. Ravold. In
terlocutor; John P Ravold. Riltv Steers,
lion-s. Al Rl-.i.c'iarl. Garth P.llllngslev.
tamlHis. William Stender. Thtodrre Wes
tlins. William Pros-er. Frank McCarthy
Robert Klute. Frank Fit 7-.-era Id. Eugene
Ix.-hoe. Hirry Hudson. Rl.tunl Murphv.
Arthur Criilt well, and Misters I.ifiyette
l.vtle Alle-rt lle-ron. Walter Gruple.
Henry Morgenan. t;eerge Ros. CI irence Al-ll-ep
Arthur Slnw Ilenrv t'lark. Ernt-t
Krohn Iterklev Newsfead Fre.1 I-ke. ,n.
remo Gordon ntid Philip Hoblltzelle.
PAST THE CENTURY MARK.
Mrs. I'ickanI ami Mrs. Hyland Died
at the Ae if Hi.'!.
,..?'',. "'" Marrh Z - Mrs. Felicity
IneKaM died at the home of h-r son to-dav.
"I 'c vears ? months K days. Until
. ; .-.i.. nn i.iumi e.s eiear anei ner
New York March 2i-Mr. cjearv Hyland
Is dead at her home In Orange, jf. .1 . aic1
P7 years. For the list year of her life she
was totally blind
Carpr-iitcrs and t'ontractorx at
IIiiiTalo Atfree on Tenns.
Ruffalo. N. Y. March 2 An agreement
has been reached by the Carpenters' Union
and Carpenter Contractors' Association
whereby the threatened strike of carpent
ers on Monday has been averted. The
carpenters demand a minimum scale of so
receive S cents an hour for rough work and
31 rents an hone for finishing
Bicycle sundries. Barbour Hardware. Co.
PUERTO REGAN TARIFF.
("reat Mi-s Meetinj: in r.-irnogie
Hall F.xpre-.e'' the peo
TARIFF POLICY DENOUNCED.
Speakers Point It Out a Perfidy
of a Nation ami Fatal Move
of the Kepiihlian
New Vork. March r Retweert 3Ar) an4
4v.( persons gathtel it Carnegie Hall to
night at a meeting railed to express sym
pathy for Puerto Rico and to protest
against the proposed tariff legislation.
Some 3 Puerto Rlcan residents of this cltv
attended. Speeches were made, by the
chairman. C. . Shayne. ex-Assistant Sec
retary of the Navy Wm. McAdoo. Senator
William tl Mason of Illinois. Semtor Will
lam V. Allen of Nebriski. Congressman
John .1 Lent: of i -hln and ex-Governor
Jam."" F Campbell of Oh-i The following
communications from Inierto Rfcans. pro
testing airilnsf th imifosiron n a tarlfT
and asking for the rights e.f citizenship and
ctvll government, were read
From Andres i'-r-i. president of tas
''hamber of Commerce of Sin Juan
"The Island of Ilurto Rip-, is rapidly go
ing tc ruin. The remedv must be energetic
and come qultkl. Nothing short of free
trade, and territorial government will an
swer The people . annot bring themselves
to think that the United States Government
will Insist upon acting unjustly toward
them. Do what Is right and fair and Amer
icans will be rewarded bv untold blesaiasa
of millions of Puerto R... ans "
From the M ivi r of Sin Juan
"The people of Puerto Rico usk for all
the rights rrante.1 by the Constitution, of
the United States, and will gladly and loy
ally assume all obligations imposed by It.
Sptaklng ln the p me of the people of th
capl'al of Puerto Rico. I appeal to th peo
ple of the great Republic not to maka tho
Amerban flag the symbol if injustice, but
to keep It fiee from anv stain of tyranny.
Assign to us equal rights IVe are opposed
to imperialism We protest against th
s'avery of a colonial system. We ask for
the Constitution of the United States ant!
for regular territorial government, to ho
succiede.1 In lime by statehood. Ixms may
the spirit of justice and freedom govern
the American people "
Other telegram- were from the Mayors la
various cities throughou Puerto Rico.
Resolution- were adopted that, without
rtg-ird to the status of any other islands
which have or may become a part of th
United State-, legislation should ba Imme
diately enae'ed which shall relievo the suf
fering nf our fellow -citizens ln Puerto Rico,
and that this legislation shall guarantee to
the ; ople. uf luer" Rico the same protec
tion, rights ar.d Immunities enjoyed by the
I-ople of the United States, so that no law
shall be passed which will now- or at any
future limit make the status of the peoplo
of Iuerto Rico differ In any way from that
of the citizens of this Republic, and that
the p.H)p!e of Puerto Rico are entitled to
Koveru themselves In the same measura
and manner as the people of any Territory
or state of the I nltcd States.
Ex-A-slstant Secretary of th Navy Mc
"We believe as citizens of the United
States that this great Government pledged
itself In honor and In gocd faith that the
peoplo of Puerto Rico should have the same
rights under our flag as the people of Now"
Vork. ar.d so believing w? are hero to
night to protest agaln-t the levying of a.
mill or a hundred per cent as an act of
dishen r and an act of treachery on tho
part of this Government.
"1 warn the Republicans to-nlsht that
unless they desist from their plotting and
planning of the enslavement of the Pi'eito
I Means they will meet destruction of their
own power I warn them that the con
summation of the proposed legislation
against Puerto Rico will dig the grave of
the policy of national expansion."
Senator Mason "aid-
"This is the land of the. free and tfce
home of the brave s.". per cent free and 15
per cent brave This country, above all
countries, should keep Its promises with the
weaker nations and with the weaker people.
I would rather thi country wouIJ break
Its word with all the powers of Europe
than to break a. solemn compact with a
struggling people in the tropics. Wo ap
proached the I-lar.d of Puerto Rico with
the proml-e upon our lips that ln the war
n.alnst Spain we were fighting for liberty.
We told the world through our Congress,
both branches, that we sought not terri
tory: that we did not Intend to gtvern tho
pet.ple of the world without their consent.
"Not only are we talking an open door In
China and a closed door in Puerto Rico,
hut we have six treaties to-day I am not
talking of th Hay-Cloenfcot treaty now
but wo have six treaties with Great
Itrltaln to-dav recommended by the TJepart
ment of State, which give to tho Brltlsii
Inlands In ihe south free entry to nlnc
tenths of the products that would coma
from Puerto Ri.-o that we propose to rut
a tariff agalrst."
Senator Allen of Nebraska said:
"I have no faith In that faction of the
Government of this country that would
hesitate to ileclnre all the privileges and
Immunities of the Constitution applicable
to Puerto RI. o. The political party to
which I belong believes in that doctrine. I
believo that it is only fair play to Puerto
Kx-Governcr Campbell of Ohio waa intro
duted as the nominee of the Democratic
party for Pr.sMent at the next conven
tion "I am afraid that the audience knows
nn-re about ioIit!cs than the chairman."
said the ex-Uovrrnor "They know that
the ncmin. e of the Pemocratlc party Is!
already William J. Bryan."
Sir William Van Homo Says HS
Will Invest Money in Cuba.
New Vork. March 2P.1-Sir Wm. Van
Home chairman of the Hoard of Canadian
Itii-irle. has Just returned from Cuba, whorn
he intends to make extensive Investments
ln railroad and other properties
Ho s-ild to-dav that the reports of his ac
cjiilsltlon of all the Cuban railroads wero
verv much exugge rated.
"While my Investments are quite as largo
as hns been stated, jet I have considerable)
confidence ln the future of Cuba, enough, ln
fact." he added, "to Invest some money In
eertaln.entrpriscs on the Islmd. I am very
much impressed with the excellent condi
tion of iffairs down there, principally du
to the efforis of General Wood, and I be
lieve that when the United States get ready
to grant self-government to that people they
will be very well able to take caro of
When asked whit he thought about tho
relations of the Canadian Pacific to Amer
ican lines. Sir William said that It had
always been tho policy of that road to pre
vent rite wars.
"The Canadian Paclle." he said, "would
not go into any agreements simply because
Ps olHcers knew very well that such ar-r-ingt-mcnts
are never kept. I have seen
more than one cast-iron sgreement go over
isiard. nnd It is slmplv a waste of time to
talk about them The Canadian Pacltle
bas always tried tn milntaln friendly rela
lie.ns with the other lines, although It has
freouently and wrongly been made tho
sr-iigoat to cover the acts of other lines."
Report That He Enters Manila
When He l'leases.
Mlnreai-nlls. Minn . Var'h 3. A Time,.
special from Tacoma. Wash., says
"Captain Conradl of the transport Ja
ronne. which arrived last night from Ma
nila, reports that Agulnld.-, iccordlnjr to
reports current there. Is able to -visit Ma
nila in disguise almost as ftn as ho
wishes. How this is accomplished no ono
seems to know, but it Is kno-vn positively
lh.it he attended a grand mask ball at Ma
nila on New Year's night, and has been
seen there several tlm-s since. He Is heard
from occasionally as lieln? first In on
place and then In another. Conrad! was
told hy American officers that while thi
backbone of the rebellion Is broken. It will
be a lonjr tlmo before guerilla flghtins can
bo fully stopped.