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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
XINETY SECOND YEAR.
BOWED TO WILL
Grosvenor Says McKinley Still
Favors PortojRican Free
Thinks the Present Time Is Inopportune, That Is
All Administration's Spokesman Attempts
to Explain Sharp Controversy.
Washington. April is The debate on the
naval appiopiiatiou I'll!. under th- f.ie
irinutc lulc, 1,,-dnj. diiftul Into politii-s.
, , ' ,
Jin-tnbcis fousJit hammei mid tongs nwt
tbc political :I-le. The paili-in raneoi al
most culminated in :i -en-atinnal 'e.ie be
tween ilt (linndior of Ohio, the el.-.in-I"ii
of tlie administiatlon. and Sir. "W ill
la niR Of 31iH-itiIJli.
Some of the D mociats li-'jin von.lns
Mr Hawlev of Tia- Ijv point-dlv ., king
If thp ProMdent had not changed Ms mind
on the I'orto ltii.tu mm Iff qu-sl-o-i, ni.,1
Jit. (troM.iioi linallv th:e- hlms-"f lain tli
In each. Jlr. Williams made an in en up. Ion
that drew a -h.itp rejoinder fiom the
Ohioati about the "unfair" nuvatitige tak.n
l'J the MI-'I'-Mppl.!!:. This at -is,i tin?
wrath of thp Utter, am! aftc-i Mr. Grusven
or had cunclud'd. he made a Miming te
Kpone In which he said parliamentary
language would not penult him p-ape:lv to
i harnctcrirc .Mr. Grosvcnot's off-iis,-. l-a'-r
Mr. Grosvenor disela'med intitiMti.-il af
front, and there the matlr etid.d.
Some progios-- was made vlh tli Mil.
but mufl of the control cited po tits went
over. A motion to strike fiom the bill the
contingent fund of J-UVO foi 'lie Naw
Department vu, defeated A point of oi
dei against the appiopnatlon of $". i-ri tor
thp nets n.ival academy at Annapolis was
pending -Alien the House adjoin. led.
M" Kltrhln (Dfni ) of North Carolina
moved to strike the jpptopiiatn.ii f $")
t" from the bill.
liming ;-ome n nt.nK h .Jit. H.twl.-v of
TeNa. in eul.isj ot the l'teitlent'-' .oiiiv..,
Mr Kitchiu .'Ue.l him if the I'teid.-nt
had not denied that the Constitution, tin?
Kieatcwj of all lib vir:v. followed the Hie
"That i. a teehnica! tpie.-tion." npli'.l Mr.
"In onj.-r not tu mli.ii !.!" th"' uMitbitnn.
1 v.itlliilau tlie qiie-tiun.' ol.-e!Vd Jit.
JCitthiti, amid laughter.
Iitor. .Mr. lln-nk.1 ch.ill ngei jn. Whpel-
er of KrnturKj to Klir the name of !h
olliccr of th" Cnited Stat. vh. he j-.to-iln
jn-stj the opliiion, was rofrp'inMbb
foi the .itmor-plate trus-t
M: Wheeler n'plied that he hoi ex-jirct-seil
ih" opinion bir. ii-i ,-K've th
ui.ie ol -the offlrer he hnd In mini
Thru Jh Groxe-ilor of Ohin and .Mr.
Vllilams of Mississippi berani. linoHed m
a, hharp eonttoxei-j. ill Wllliamv .pioieil
an alleceil intmiew with the jnesldeni of
u W'stcin unucr.-ity. in v.hleh. p. aklni; of
the I'irMilciit'f) po'-ltlon on the i'oito Itic.n
Mil he hail -aid that, while it intent be
1'iopoi to (i.mK of IV. 1 ami C.IadMon. h.n
Iiik ehnm;.'d th'-ii mind" on public .men
tions, it would be mole prc:-e to j ihit
l'n-iil nl iIcKlii "had p-im t ! his
mind to be ch ui.-il for him" il.aui;iitt:r
and applmis' on the Demotiatie Md-
"1)ik not the K"iitleman know that the
luiipotted intetitw was ulteilj I'lnulialed
by 1th allcK"d author?" asked ilr. Cios
ver.or. "The Bentlemen does not know it. but if
It was repudiated the anecdote 1- just ,
title on my own roponslbllltj." replied Jlr
V!lllams. who iitoceeded to asl; whether
It was not true that the 11 evident had
changed his mind on the uto Hicaii ques
tion Tliere wa eonsldeiable fencing, ilr.
heeler of kVimnki, taking a hand in trv
Jnj; to foicc the Ohioan. At last Mi OroV
encr made an ;illtisl..n to Mr. Willlnins'.s
method of int-ntiptiiiK him. which th- lat
ter ie'nted with an emphasis that portend
ed a personal (juariel on the floor, but Mr.
Williams Iln.illj allowed Jlr. (Trosvenm to
juoieed. tese'iins hK iplj until the nWi
un hud 21nl.sied.
"iJoe? the sentleman b n that th. lr(. ,
rient ha-, chaiteed hi-, mind".- jskul i,
"As Mian as it became nnnifcM to tV-rif-hlrnt
that monei liad to be iui.e.l m
tome wa and that the Wa.vs and .Means
Committee? ot this House had brought In a
tailff bill piovidln;; foi 1.1 pet cent or ". pt
-M." leplinl ilr. Orosvcnor. "the Tre-I-1
nl tvcokii17 d the Jtehl and powr of this
Jlouse to oiif-inatc that tariff bill. l"p to the
'i$ last moment of the lu'ssne of that
I'oito Hfcan bill, RenUemcn on the other
Fide insisted that the President was s;m
In faor of fieo trade in I'orto lllcn. and
jiew.spaprrs, from one end of this Con
tinent to the other, claimed that we. on
this side of the House, were in a contest
with the President; that the President ia
er had changed his mind; that he wa still
In favor of free hade. Hut 1 call the s.-en-
t tlcman s attention to the fact that, in the
jiessaKC of the President lie Kale no sign
or Indication of when he desired that lieu
trade meapute -should ko into effect. We. bj
cur vote, put it mi that within the uet six
ty das. ninety days, four months, any jjme
nftcr the organization of the chil Kovtin
ment, the peoplo of Porto Klco can havo
free trade. The President has .tened It and
thereby Riven his approal to it."
"The Kentlcman Fajs the President b. ws
to the will of Consress," inter:osd Mr.
Wheeler. "In the dibale on the I'orto Itlcan
question, when the Reiitlem.in lppe.ilcvl to
his colloaRliei to support the pendliifr bills.,
lie charged It to be true that the PreMduit
of the United States was then In accoicl
ill. Grosvenor: "1 ya so now '
ilr. Whccier: "He changed bis opinion."
Mr. Gtosvcnor: "1 yay he did not change,
his opinion In any mateilal vespe-t; he
Flmply changed from the original idea of
free trade to what was almost the condi
tion of free trade, that w appended to the
tneasuic. The countiy understands It. Con
Ktessmiin after Congressman, who stood
here In defense of the bill, has gone lo his
constlturnts, just when the Democratic
noi"e 'was the loudest, and lias been sent
back here with a unanimity nlmon un-
paialleled In the nomination of Congr.-s-.-,f
men. And the great body at Philadelphia,
the Manufacturers' Association, en jester
day approved the Porto Itlcan bill, the Very
body that a few weik ago ivus quoted on
lhlh floot as opposed to It lapplause on
the Hepubllcan side), and from one et.U of
this country to the other the people of this
country are taking care of It. The Ite
liublican party will not lose any -votes In
the coming election because of Its action
on the I'orto Itican bill. We are not holding
back by the coat tails of the orld and
liollerlns whoa! iLaughter on the Kepublic
"We have got something to show for our
opinions. Witness, the splendid organiza
tion of the government of the Hawaiian
territory; look at the liberal. gcnei-ouK,
Christian laws that we have bestowed upon
the people of Porto Hlco; look at the fact
Vint but for the Intervention of a few men
on thlB Bide of the water we phould have
extended the same benefits of the Const!-
tution. the -ani iilitj of American citi
r nvlilp. in mhrjo. at bast, ti ttio p-opI
of the Philippine Island llt.t we would
imt chimiu that ou should drive us to
i .iilmit tint tlio tifopli- of Port.. Iti.-o .1
,i,., .......a., f . i,i,.i,i,,.. u,.l .
I t" ", ' ,, ..,','...v .....
people of the l'liilipl
upon an ecu il footing with the people ii
the Cuited Slate-:. (Applause on the IV
public in side) Ve would not coiis'iit tlu
millions ;,..! million- ..I Jlalavas and a'l
th.se people might come over heie ant
m.ii.h Int.. tmr labi'i- in line's and we will
make it waini for von b.'fi le th- c.iin
paten is ov.r l.iuglitit and appl ins on
the llepubli-an -ii! ) oil nt 1 that the
Constitution can ls equal itlzetiship to
the Malavas and the "hin. .if the Philip
pine Island--, and thai is jour pie-llim 'O-1.1J-.
It is join ump!iin: that we w ul.l
no! bl von do it. but in tin- time, un.l-r
the wisdom of the II. publican pntv. ana
under the bb's-uigs ot Cod, we will retnl
111 el tv and tqu.il lights- as rapi.llv as thev
can compiehend them to the people of Pntv)
lib o and to th people of the Philippine
Islands ' i pp!jnsy oil the Itepialliau
Whtn Mi Ctusvetier took his . at. ilr.
Williams dtinanded an oppoilunity to jipH,
and time was at undid him.
"Mr I'lnirmaii." said he. vpenking with
d. ill-elation, "as a man glows old he
b-arn- some things. 1 have Ir.irned sonie
thlng lo-.la I will nn.T again while a
ni' mber ot the An ricjn Congress nndti
take to ask a question of am member on
this floor who is not sutlii-leiitlv well
vi! seel in the ordlnarj cuiitt. ies of I'lina'i
ilit- ti ouise as to be capable of returning at
b-nst a polite lepli to a polite mqiliij
Ci.ither than that it would be almost im
lmsslliie f,,t me, without a bre.icb of pniki
nientaiv nil.-, tc evine.-- mvs.-lf upon tlut
pittie.il ii Mibjmt.
"I asked the geutltinau fiom iihtu a
quest),,! whhli heeithn i otild not at.-Wei
ot woald not answer, or in liis ii-ual l.iw-Ji'illk-
politiiian stli. ilesn., to evade.
That qu.tii.il lias not b.-. n ansv.ti.d et.
Tlie g.-nll. man said on tin- Hour that the
Pn-sident cf tl:.- I'liitiil Stat s had not
fhaili-il his mind upon the I'oito lbean
question ilimembii. I did not make the
ihaige that he h-i.l What 1 diarged was
that ln had permit!, d others to i hange
ills mini for him. which. In mv opinion,
was not a thing of whi. h am man could
at anv time be pioud. itut in ch irity to
the PiP'Ident and in iharliv to many of
the- mcmbeis (lf ihTs House. uektM the
KVnf!em.i!t v hen he dftiie.l that the Presi
dent had changed his mind that he pei
mlt m.- to a-k a qut.-aiuti and he ield.d.
"I a.l:ed him whether th. Pr.sid-nt hid
not in a public iness.,v aiiuoimc.d that he
was in f.iioi of ff- t:ade b. tweu Porto
i:t(o and the l.al.inie of the 1 nited States,
and also wlnther vatious m. minis if this
House had not ati. n. ne aftir anoth. r.
to s,n thai th" Pr. sident had told th:ii
in puv.it.- ...nv.is.ni -nl.v, qiieutly ihat
he was ,,t n tint? of ,). i.inversitl.i.i in
f.iut ot the hill which lias-oi) th- iloll-e.
'Ihere w.i- u thing rude In tint ipqunj,
'h'le wa- nothing personal in it. there was
nothing discourteous in it; th' le w i- noth
ing linpiecedeuteil in ii. then- was nothing
in it thai muld have sth-ed up until in
the hreast ol anj man exc. ii one wh, felt
as if lie li.id to bieak up the vnnv ntlon in a
row In ord-r lo kei-p Irom arriving at an
election. That 1- all." (Democratic ap-
Mr iSmsvuor ls.-ljniil anv inte-itl hi
ol atfronting Jlr Williams.
-Mi Kitchen's motion wa- lost.
When lh" provision lelating i ihi- ap
piopiiatlon of $Ki,ojij for ocean and lake
survc's was reached. Mi. iloodj ot Jlaa
ehusetts ie-.-rv(d a point or older against
It. and le. aiiaiigement d-bate ,l)on the
sictlon went ovei until to-iuonow.
Jlr Caution ot Illinois mad.- rf polit of
older a(.ain-t thy appropiiation of triH..)
for the crnsti action -if the m w u iviI aiad
emv at Annapolis and lucie.isinK the limit
oruist to U ,'i'MM. ilr Mti-lil .,i .Mnvlaii.l
...nttovc.-t.-d the reinatks of Mr. e'jimon
in spj ;t f hi- jioint.
Without di elding th- jioint ofordfr. the
i mtRltt.-e io-i-
JI -v .! was mi a-nl. fo: the onsjd"ra:ioii
of th- "tree holms, hill.
The loiife-reine it poll on tile urge-ill ue
licirnfv bill was aglied to.
Al ."..- p in." the Hou.su adjourned.
Aniiv Ufliirrs lo Serve Temporar
ily in I'oito Kk-o.
Washington. Apiil 18 The Pie-ident to
day sent to Const e-b Hie following mes
sage: "The time remaining before the 1st of
Jla.v when th- act of Apt II 12. jsj.). enti
tled "an act tempo! at ilv to taovlile ,.....
line and a civil government for Porto Hlco
and fot o.her purposes, will take effect.
apoears to be insiitllcipiit for the caieful
lnqulrv and on.-lticratnui lequisiie to the
projM: selection of suitable peisons to till
tho Imiiortant dvll olliccs provided Tor bv
th act. The pnwets of the ptc-ent Ooven.
ment will nase when the act takes effect
and some in w authority will be rtcespaje
to enable the othceis now pirfnimlng the
various duties of lvil government In the
Island to continue the p.-l forma nee of these
duties until th, utile ets who ate to pet form
slmilat duties under thi new (jovcrntneni
shall lave been appointed and qualliied.
That authirin cannot will by given at
pre-ent bj- tn.porarv apiinlntments of the
existing olliccr.- ij lw-IIIons under the a.-t.
for the reason thai maiij- ot the exlstimj
ollicois are olhcers of the army detailed
to the performance of civil dtilies. and sec
tion l"r: of the Revised Statutes would
prevent tin 111 fiom accip;ing s-uch tempo-rarj-
appointments under the peunltv of
losing their commissions The sebction of
the new olliccts and the organization of
the in-v Gov.rnmfnt under the- act icfeired
to t. HI be 1 cc niplishi-d with all practical
sprcd. but In older tint it maj be properly
accomplished. 1 re commend the pas-age ot
a Joint resolution to obviaie the dilllcultv
above stated Wll.l-IAJI JlcKlXM'V ""
To carrj Into effect the President's mes
sage, Jlr Poraku. chairman of the Porto
Klco Committee, introduced this Joint res
olution. That until the olliccr to lill any olllce
ptovided for bj the act of Apt II 12. 110 1,
entitled 'an act temporarily to provide rev
enues and a civil government for Porto
llico, ar.d for oth.r jmiposes.' slull have
been appointed and qualifled. the otlb er or
oflici rs now performing the civil duties
pet taming to such office maj- continue to
perfomi the same under the autthorltj
of said act. and no officer of the army
shall lose his commission bj- reason there
of; pro-vidf-d. Ihat nothing herein con
tained shall he held to extend the time for
the appointment and qualification of anj
uch otllccrs hej-ond the first daj- of Aug
On motion of Senator Poraker the reso
lution and the mesnpe were referred lo
the Committee on I'oito Hlco.
ir r" " -rr7- ' -3- -
BY TWO FOOTPADS,
Kilw.-ml Y. .liiiics Itnl.lic'l .r His
Vulimlili"- Aln-i- IJi-iiii;
1-Vllcd Will) ;i l'.iilv.
IN LAFAYETTE PARK DISTRICT.
A.ss.-iuli Oniii inl aj I-jhIc :,.,i
AllllSll-OII-r -Vl'Ilis Vi,-.
liin Shoi al (lie l!ulili,-is
ami Then I"aiin,.,.
IMwaid v. .lone-, ft ie.it-- old living with
bis pan ms at x. -..-, Amistioiig av.-nue.
was held uji last niitlit within a stoiie'.
throw of hi- honit- hy iwo footpid-.
Th" ni"ii atlaek-d him ju-t afl.-t he had
1-ft an .a-tboiinil p.nk avenue ,ai. al
Aim-tioug and I'atk nv.uue-. m.osit..
1-ifav.tte I'atl;. and had st.1,1,,1 i ,1,..
ilirwtlon of his home The weie , .,-,.,!
on 1 low stone wall on th rmr.
A si Jon. s passed them one ot the men
asked him to slow rp lie turn, d to look
at them, and as he did so one : tlii'in. who
hid jlni iMwuTirom the wal,, rushed at
him and struck him on the fotehead with a
The Mow st.mii. ,1 the 011ug man, and be.
foi.- he ...uld ie-1-t hot, ,). f.M1,,., 1
fell upon him and bore liim to the mound.
On- ol t-nni sat acio hi- che-t. piiiutiu
low 1. hi- aim-. While he wa- In this po
sition the oth.r J.llovv went tht..ui;l hi-pixket-
and tool, v.hil the.v ontained. II.
also look a aluab! -ii, 1, pi,, .,,,, ,, . )(
t til's jiiiiitui- the one u,o wa- doing
the nihbiiig -aw a man walking down I'aik
"Hiii 1 nine- -ouie one." he said. "ve had
bett'l llike out. Put till- j.lu ,.t. v he
The oihei- lliug pioneded to do lis b..-t
to put .lone-, .nit. lie -tiuck him thr.e
tiin on tlie head with hi- hllh. 1 ml then
both noil stalled to mil Joins wa- badly
lltllt. but was game. He stin;,.,,.,! t0 his
Let and tiled lour shots alter the ll.eting
man who vv is
ipiuo.n hlnsr 1. mi,, ot.
with Jones and told him to 1. 1 Hi. in have
it. H. t. -ached .1 s Ju-t i,i tlitie'io catch
him as he fainted A ,iow.l gatheied and
the bov was if lured to t oiisciou-ni ss .,,)
taken to his home
Theie. hi- inothei. who had bend the
shots. a- in thejanl to K-Miv- lain The
shock -he s,:-t.iiiiI wa- - "ical at s.-cnm
hir -on lani.-il in lover.d with blood tint
she Is at ii..sen- I,, ;, -rioiW -on l,t,ou,
snifftiirg fiom nervous prn-tr.ni 111. A doe
tor wa- ..ill.) who ptiiti..iiiii( .l.ni-'s
wounds -eimu- though not utee .inlv
fatal. IVur -tilih. ;- wie tak. 11 111 his
The iielgl.bothood for two 01 iht"e hi. i ks
111 eveij dlieclion was aiou-nl by the lour
sliot-. but no policeman nppi-aied. The
Chief of Pollie was notitl.-d bv lel-ii'inne
and peiqile went all through "the ii-triet
limiting for an ether. The hold-up and
brutal attaik happened at 11.10 oVI . !;, but
11 was nic uniii i-.io. after the repie-- native-
of the pies.s and eveijhodv 111 tie
neighborhood had calle.J at the Jous home
that an otheer b-lsuiely walked in to ill iki;
The Joneses wen: robbed bj jiorch climbers
about sv weeks ago. At that time two me,,
entered their house and got awn- with
iiinsld. rable boot-.. Since lint time .Mr.
and Jits. Jinn-, 1,0th of whom at, old
people, have leen nervoi.s. .,, ,, ff.,r
last night was Kn..lt .-loc)l , ,1(.n1-
"1 was coming home fiom a social ill
at the time 1 was held up." s,,, xouig
Jones to a Republic reportii. 1 had a H-
volv-r with me. as when I nnu ,,,,; I
knew that Hi. re was :l fashionable wedding
ill tlie iKighborh 1 and thought that thugs
might be out to get some .,f the gu ts if
po Iblc. Tin ii attack v is so sudden that
1 wa- t-k'ii off mv guard .,.,,1 i,,ulil not
drawsni icvolver. Une ,,r the rellow- h. ,
a revolver to mj head vvlpu thev had nn
on the gioun-'. I would know the men If I
saw them Thoj appear,-! to be about mj
own age. and nearlv my build."
The boy's fathei. I. 1! Jones. s a well
known leal esta-.e agent. Ilr has b,en in
that biisimss In till- citj ror twent-liv
jc 11 -.
WHITE SLAVERYJN FRISCO.
Uailroad Cses the I'olic- in !;,
eaptnie Di'lnded Kniiianis..
itiaq-ui.e si'irci i.
San Prancisco. Apiil Is -White slaves
have been hunted down, henlid and held
by foice by the police of San rriii.--co
with the connivance ef tlie Kedcral auth'-ii-ties.
Two weiks ago twentj- men. wonier -nd
childien from the Austrian Tviol -ci-n.
brought over the Southern Pacific lo this
ilty and loaded into the steamer Doric for
Honolulu They came under contract i
work on plantations In Hawaii Theli friends
say they were cheated in the contracts --id
that they signed to work for Si a month
for five jc.-i-s. After they had been p!a!v 1
00 linnrtl the lloric thev l....,i..1 .1.' .
.... . : . , ' ". ,k. ........i ion. ,IS 1 ancgeu mat ine pjiiit-s ..,-4v outcried ;it
?hnWhlt?. "h On, r.h2,ll,nB. ""- Al-m.n. Scotland on Jul, il. j.v.. ..,',
peaieto'ni'ArianVoiUl w id'i ' ,he ",B,nl,T had -"."f" - a"' f-lth-the
facts before the Kedoial authorities. I ",1 wife The lomplaint further alleged
Then the Southern Pacific ain...il,.,i i,"i,
police of Sin Francisco to lecapture the
Austriiins. who meanwhile had been landed
from the Doric Three of the escaped men
were recaptured and placed in the hold of
the ship. Eleven others were persuaded to
board the vessel, and yesterdaj- thev sailed
for Hawaii. The police now are after tlie
remaining: members of the Dartj'. The
Southern Pacific Rtllroml apparently Is .1
parte to the outrage, having. It la -aid.
contracted to deliver the emigrants In the
MO.. THURSDAY. APRIL
ilaiiiis in Xcvatla, While AicokI
in lo I5iilis.li Law, r
li;is. a Wile.
COU.NTESS IS AN ACTRESS.
Hi vol re Sceit-ily olnaini'tl in Tiiis
t'liiiiniy Xol Ivcroonizcd in
I jiirhiinl London Society
H-iio. N'-v . April 1' -A maiiiage 11, eis"
was is-ued to John I'r.iwis Stanlv IJ-is-sell.
who, Il now deV. lop-, is ITirl Itu-sell
ot laigland. ami Jlollle Cook-, In this 1 lij
Satunlaj. Apiii 11
Thej stopped al tin; lli'.er-i.le Holt I Sa--ui.lay
night, and were mairiMl Suiida-. bv
listii"t .Indgi lleiijamin K Curb 1. TI-y
1-fl Huudiij mgh! foi thi? I'a-t. Theli d'-i-tinatiou
Is not known.
Tip- bible appeared ej be .1 woman of II
jeais Her fea lilies ate not pi, posse: sli-g.
When the couple proejired th- niarrlag--- li
cense, -he K-1"-' ''er age as "over IS." Th'e
marriage c reinony va- vv lines-. ,! by a.
Holmi- and Jliss l iu.iml'7
Jlollle Cooke'- son, iboiit -I v-ats old, v. is
with tin- 1 oupl, Th.-v fame to I'eno 'ro-a
illenbiook. J.'i . a sni.dt siiiuin.-r le.soit on
th- -hoi, -of !..ik Talioc
i,i. i.ondon s i:ii:isi:ii.
l.on,l ,. Ap.-il lv -The cabled aiinoilllie
mi in 111 On ic image .olum-is of tin
'I tin- s this 111. .ruing of the wiilding of Hall
Uus-eli ,0 Jlolli.i Cooke, at I'eno. Nov .
Apill 1.1. ha- in.itiil " s.-ns,, Hun hen-, as
it appeals Ihat I'ail l!usell. ae or.lliig lo
th.- ih.ulish liw, 1- still legall.v married to
the first Countess llu--ell. who is now pei
fot tiling at th- Tivoll .Mu-ic Hall.
I ne Stai thinks the .innouiiceinent,
whi, h al-o app.-ai. . I in tills morning's
Standard, tnaj- l a hoax, tor. il s., j.. by
marrving another vvoiiiiii th, head of the
noble house would lender lilius If liable to
iiii'11 soiiiik-iii for blgamj 011 his lelmu to
'I he marital tumble of the Uu ells -om-minciil
In the courts In lvil when the
Coimtiss. who is a d. night"! of the well
known I. id) S,"it ipplied for a sep.ua
tlon fiom her husband on the ground of
(iialtv. v.hleh was lefu-fd.
Oulj- Sepiiriitlnii liriinteil.
four j, ai- lat.r. th" siaie p.tillon te-s-ulleil
hi the 'le'eiidiiut iiiilili man being
giatit.il a jiidi. ul -,-;-aratiei. Out furlli r
litigation ami citi's-petitlons follciwid The
litigation was eiidi il l"V 'he Coun of Ap-p.al-
lelusiag ,-ief lo both lai'its, so
thev at. -mi leg.iilv m.irrli.l.
The We-tmint,r il.i-ttc suggests !ul
ffu-sell ni.iv have s rettv sHcuie.l .m
Aui.-icaii ilivon. 1'ut it Is point. .1 .in
that this v.o.iM not -ave him Horn the 11
aliles ,, ti,,- i:nglih o-irts.
Cuiiuli-ss lliissell I'rostruleit.
Whui Countiss Itu '11 was minvl-wed
thi- afternoon on the stbj -t, sh, was al
most prusti-itid. ami Is arranging to p, sl
poue her stage apt-rai m.e till, evening.
She was. accunipaiii, d bv In r mother All
the Count''-- knew of th .itfalr Was the
anno'iiicement In the papers, sin- said
"When I s,,vv the news the blow was ter
rible ll set ins sudi 11 dreadful addition
to all my troubles. It Is terrible, if It is
Irue, that a man c.,11 go to another coutitr.v
and get mained afbr tie' courts ot this
count rv have diciibd agaln-t him. Il is
quite untitle to s.iv K.lll llussell obtained
.1 judicial separation W In 11 the House of
linrds heard the case it was d'lldcl against
l.adv- Scott slid -'i- and h-i daughter
knew ti-., I'.ul had In en hi Ann ilea about
a -.ear. but tln-j had luard nothing fiom
him. She .Kldxl: "I.idy Itu ell has pine,. I
the matter in the bauds of her solicitor
and i- not at all incline,! to resign herself
to the acceptance of In I noble llii-h. mil's
motto, which r- "AI1.1t will be. will be.-"
1111 I Itns-icll I.oIiik Hume.
A ito-e trieiid r I. ad U'l , II. in ci:
ilrming the announcement of the Kail's
"For some time Lord I'i.sell felt that
hi- jen.s of suffering and anno..aice had
1, lea-. , I him from all ol'llgJtloiis. moral
and oih, rwl-e. nmnetted villi his tir-t
mairi.'ge and. th, ictoie. wa- free t" do a-In-
desired 1 do not lplleve tin-question of
blgamj w-lll l-e ials-l. but at anj rate,
l.onl Ittis-ell in',! hi.- Iris.ii bnrfe- are :
turning to i:nghud net month
two iiiiiiti in i: .
v.v.vi 111.it si-i:ci i.
Cai-on. X-v , April Is -Karl P.us-eP and
Jlollle Cooke Somen lib, both of J'nglnnd,
for several months past, as Jtrangers, c
cited the curiosity of th- rvients nf Glen
brook, on the -bores of Lake Tahoe. The
mystetj of th, Ir residence was cvplaij ,.,
when. In the District Court at Ceuoi, Dou
glas County, Ncv . two applications for di
vorce wire glinted on Siturdnj- last. The
tlr t was that of I.ord ltusell from hl
V.ile on the giound of ,1-seriiou. 111 wh'en
It is alleged that she left him nearly te-i
The st.(,,nd Wns that of Jlollle Som-nille
s. G-orge John Soin-rvllle. The application
alleged that the parties were married
' cruelty In various forms: that iter husband
treat' d plalntlrf wrongfully and utiju:ly
and without cutis: abused her and her mlr.nr
children hy a former husband, and also her
maid and friend- for the purpose of annoy
ing her and succeeded so well that her
health became greatly impaired.
Jinny Charge of Cruelly.
Also, it vvas contended, that. In April,
Is"!,, while plaintiff was at Cuba Cottages,
JIaldrnhcad. Kngland. wllh her cnildren,
the joungest was taken ill with pneumonia
TIRIUILVIIIPIHIJLIL- EinSTT-Y" ITTO POETO EICO.
I'ur Missouri Knlr Tliursiln v: In.
I'i'i-iisf ne; iI,ijiIIui-ss lri,ln ; nrl:ilt
I'ir Illinois l'llic 11 ml vv 11 liner
'I bnrsdiij : I'riduj fair; fresh soiill,-j
1'iir i-Kiiiisiis l'nlr Tliursiln) ;
bIiotwts I'rlilu;; eo-leilj rt lulls.
I. Pi. sil, nt r:.,.v,d lo Will of c.jngr. ss.
Sul'an s Kiivov 10 sjusion liav.
Chicago Ambiilau,,' Corps i'lghting
Iliutallv laten bj- l'ontiiir.s..
1'itl IJus-.H's liomai'c'e.
'1. A D l.v of I'lop. 111, nts.
Ihitain Anxious About (Iinral-.
II, r l-'oiii Caught in tin- Stirrup.
:!. '.VIII Suppoit the N'onanee
Indian gn. 11. 'iits Sent to Congi.-s-.
Itellfll Shov. i-i Full ill.i-t.
I 'Ik-' Cha'itv Item tit.
I Za. hrtt JI.il.e- tin- -Major I'nea-...
Politlis 111 Jll 1,111 1.
Hail Awaj to Jl.irrj a l!lej,ll-t.
Mepln-m tltovv- Impatient.
Nivv ikiiiushiiieiii Law.
5 Si unto pl-eit-.fs Cape Nome Cri-M.
lttus Captured Prom rilipiuoi..
Jne'Miiaker Sue- .Mrs. IMwaid iluiild.
W tidings- and P1rs1-n.1I Cos-lp.
Kein cho-eii bj' Aecl.iui itiou.
T. The Kailio.ids.
'I he Mate.
ii. Sporting .. vs
Opening of I'aschall S asou.
Tiatisf, 1- of i: altv-.
r Liv. si,,, k.
i; I'lnancial N, vvs.
II. rush Impetus foi World's l-'atr.
Death ol Thomas JI. Page.
Cnnej Again Cndir An, -t.
Huiuaiie So, l"tj' Donation.-.
.Meier lt fused a Wat rant.
Sheritt .Maj Co to Jail.
Dog Cjtl'llelS to tile Keseue.
and tint Jefenl.'int wlllfullv neglected him.
leti'slng to go to his l,edl,Ie or to pay foi
tin- seivices ii' the phvsiclati and nurses,
iiud tli.it In September. IbHS. pl.tititi.'f was
In gte.it il.iug.-i ot lit 1 life iruni -,-riou.s
belli uoiilib- and that her bu-baiul refused
her m till il aid His iieaim.-ut became -o
the application add-, that 011
Juli -1. IV'. pliintllt was forc'il to ,.!-,.
living with tin- iletMidant.
'I he la-l -.ec!ication I-. that while at
h-r h une. in laigl 111, 1, e.ulj one moriiiiig
lu IMiruarv. 1-vi. plalutirf awoke and toi'tid
-aid defend nit Itaulng v,r In r and glar
ing -avagel.v ai her. that said defendant
then and there, without .01-t eau-e or prov
oi.itlnu 1 ru Ilv i-.ive In t .1 great blow ,11
her chest The tistimouv of the complain
ant wa- -tieiigtheiieil bv dociaueiitarj ,vi
denre from phvslrlans and surgeons hi
ICngkind. and the decrte of divorce was
gran'iil. with restoration of name of Cooke
an 1 th- cilstodj of the minor ehil.lt, 11 given
to the mot bet
l.ortl llimnell Popular.
Nevada laws icqulre an iipplicant for 1
divorce to o- a resident of the count j in
which the appliiatlon is made for sk
months prior th, n-to. Lord Kti-sell tn.ido
inatij waini friends while li-re, and hi-
1,11,1111 1 Is spoken of vetv l.lghlj. althoiich
his title was not known. Presumable thi;
couple are now on their vvaj to Kngland
i: D Vanib rlleth ,tbe ottornev of the
piirtbs in -ill, stlon. n-fitseii to be inter
v lew, d
RUSSELL'S UNHAPPY LIFE.
lie Is I he Son of One of l.ii-hinds
aIhs-I Kanions Premiers.
Kir! Itu-ei. not jet Xi jt.irs old, N he
second of the title granted to his fath,"-.
long famous as l.ord John I'tici. vihe ,as
I'rt tnier of Kngland from l-lii to ir:, and
again in litw-W He I- ilescrileil ns ,jn...
ami shv. and left Oxford t'niiersitv some
what under ti cloud He is an aguostl, ei
tcllglon. and i- Inteiet.il clriit!firal! and
comtnerciallv in electricilj.
He nririied on pebruarv ,!. iv. JINs M t
bel Kdith S'ott. jiuingest daughter of fil
iate Sit Claude Kdvvard Scott, fourth liar
onet of the title, who was ,-crlli,, n 'tin
sjiendthiift -on ot a rich hanker"
In 1891. the Countess brought suit for .II
Vone. based on charge-, of crtieltj and -volting
' rimes, in which she accused .Vr
husband id partidpating on Ills vacht.
Countess Ku-sell's suit completelv hrok
down, and the Judge took the unu-u-il
course of requiring her to pay Its eo-'t-amounttng
to mole than jr..tn
Then followed -ome unsavorj- litlg..'ion
lietween Lail.v Scott and "ouutess i:us.s'.
following which tin- litter went on the
stage. She i- now tilting an engagetuei.t in
PROTEST TO BRITAIN.
Tranvaal Objects to Depot latimi
of I. tiers to St, Helena.
Pretoria. April IS. As soon as the Ilen;
award in the D'-Iagca IMv Hallway arbitra
tion was published, the Transvaal Cieern
iiient offeied to lend Portugal the amount
Phe was condemned to paj tJa.-VO.OOOi, vvhi'h.
however, was courteously declined, th-'
slati ment being made that the money vv.is
The Government Is receiving many me
morials from burghers on the subject cf
sending the Uoer prisoners to St. Helena
and will formally protest to Great Britain
on the subject.
Secretary of State Kcltz sajs the Trans
vaal Government i not t iking anj resolu
tion regarding the destruction of the mlne-3.
REALLY WENT TO
FIGHT THE BRITISH.
MeiiiiM-i's of fliicajro Auiliiilaiiee
t'orps Tear Ml" I Jed t'loss
ARE NOV; IN THE TRANSVAAL
Armed hy the I5oer Coveinmeiif
I lay Thiealens to i'oinmiini-
i-ale Willi the Tinted
SI'la'IAL i:v caisi.i:.
London. Tltursdij. A,rll ft .Copyright.
l: . l,v the New Vurk Herald Companv 1
Th. Daily .Mall 'publishes tut ill-pat. h
from it- -pedal lortespoudent.
"Lor.-tiio Jlarqiier. , din -daj Ne.irlj
halt the- member- of the Chi, ago Ambt.
linte I'orp-, which arrlv.d h"ie in the
C11.lv. ill. is. cm being often d Jtail-ers upon
tlit Ir anival at Pnliirtj, tore off their K.d
"Jlr. Ilaj-, the Ann ricaii I'oiisul, notlli",!
the Transvaal Oov eminent that It will be
ii.'ce-sary for him to cjinmuuicate the nr-ciim-'t.iii'e
wi:vr A" IIKII CHOSS MK.
Tlie ambul.eii-, Corp- mentioned i:t the
roiegoing dispatch was equipped through
the , 11,1 ot the I'ulted Iri-b Societies of
('lib ago. whi, h raised ?-', ' for th" pm-
i pose. It wa- i.iisid under tin- au-pio--- ,if
. t!" Amtrlcau led Cm Soc!"t.
ThMe vvtre tiff. -s. v ,ii nieinl ers. Dur'ng
il- -t ij ill New Vork. ttie ior;,s stopp-il at
the Jloitim tloii-e. wlieri the munl.ers -vere
i"t,,l bv maiij will-known Irishmen,
liunng them Jam. s Jlorlat tj and ilajo.
I.v n,h. Doctor John K Jl.icN.un ira was
tin ebb f surgeon In , barge of the corps.
His associates were Doctors IIrh-rt II JIc
Aule.v. James J. Sl.itt.-rv, It. D. lying. A.
I" Comoj and A. I. Aderholt.
l'efor,; th- voIunteTs were declared ac
ceptable in Chliago. mid after liiidergomg
a ligld plijsical eaniInatioii. e.n-h one made
atti'lavit that there wa- no one depmd, lit
upon them, and addtd:
"I il, i tare that It N my Intention to go
to South Africa -oleic and only for thy
purpo-e Indicated naiuelv. a- 11 member
of tin- ho-pil.tl cotps "
Kveiy numb, 1 of the company belonged
to military organizations of Chicago- the
Seventh Illinois, the lr.-t Illinois r the
claii-Na i;.ie c.uard-. Jllss t'l.ira Partem
pr,-eiit,il a Hag to the cotps.
ONE DEWEY PLAN FAILS.
.Mission to David I.. Hill .Meets
m:ei 1:1. p si-k,! u
Ni w Votk. April IS. Admiral Dewey's po
litical friends in New Vork found plenty t.i
talk about to-dav. The arrival at the Waldorf-Astoria
of John P.. Jlel.enn of Ohio,
the Admiral's brother-in-law. set the politi
cal longuts wagging early in the afternoon.
Kiter In the day tho fact became known
thiil a close friend of Admiral Dewej- bad
Ju-t r, turned from a l-it to form, r Sena
tor Kill in Albany.
.Mr. .McLean tie, lined to be interviewed
mi tiin Devvc-v (atnilil.ic, but it was 1-arned
that the envoy -iit to Albany had faded
ulterlj 111 hi- mission '1 his ambassador,
it was lo.ulily discovered, was IVrrj L'el
moiit He, .line back from Wolfert's Koo-t
feeling rv blue. According to :nmbr-
of tin- Drmnciatlc Club, who conferred
with .Mr ! Imotit, Jlr. Hill, who cop
rlgluid the phrase, "I am .1 Democrat" be
file the Admiral nailed 11 to Ills mast, tnlil
his caller franklv that the Dewej- candi
dacy had been announce I too late and that
nothing could prevent tin- nominitlon ot
As for Dewey- candidacy on an independ
ent ticket, the Sage of Wolfert's Koosl is
said to have disccmrag'-d the id.-i as im
practicable, undemocratic and calculated to
Injure the Admiral 111 the evs of the peo
ple. Had Dewej- taken his stand w a -1-1-itiit.it.-
si months ago tu a letter franklv
avowing him-elf a Democrat, Senator Hill
itl'l. the case might lie different, ills ,.in-
! didacy would have been genuine, and might
have proved attractive
I'ut with the lines so sharp! drawn as
thej- are now, lie could see nothing in
Dewej s candidacy but failure for the Ad
miral and embarrassment for his friends.
It could not be learned to-night whether
or not Jlr. .McLean met Jlr. Itelmont after
his return from Albany, but the Cinclntutl
man seems to Le- well Informed as to all
that is going on and at least Is in ilsing a
pretense of supporting Admiral Dewej in a
quasi MiciaI-politic.il nn j.
iV.ii r and Other Unlets lioiiijr
SI'KCIAL HY CAISLE.
ParK April K (Copyright. 1CJ0. by W. It.
Hearst.) The Czar will visit Paris August
S and great festivities will mark the occa
sion. Tho Czar will stay only a Tew e'ays,
and Immediately upon his, departure the
Shah of Persia trill come.
The Queen of Sweden :ilo is announced
nt a coming Isitor. The Queen of Saxony
visited the grounds to-day.
-rvr-i-r-s-- ft- I.nnl. One tn.
lluCR J Uufnlilr s- '.ai. Twn Ceata.
UIJ I On 'rrnini. Three Cent.
TO QUESTION HAY,
Titi-Icii-h Minister Aroused b;
Thieut to Hand Him Dis
HE SAYS IT IS RIDICULOUS.
Claim Is for a r'altry J-'iim'-
Kuropeiiii I'uwers Also to
N'i.sit the Slate Uepart-
ineiit T I'ay.
Washington. April IS -Ail T-Yrrouh Ttv,
the Turkish .Minister t the t'nited States,
will i-jll at the State D, partinent to-morrow
to ascertain what foundation there .;
for the r.-port that the administration is '
preparing to ham! him hi- passports m
the ev-rit that the Sublime Porte dec-line-to
pay the- missionary claims lending
imil.ar queries will be made by repr'sen
tatives of European Covertif.ients In Wash
ington. The State Department i maintaining a.
dt-creet silence, although it Is known that
when Secretarj Hay returns from New
York he will -ign a peremptory note to the
Sublime Porte demanding prompt payment
of the claim-
All Ferroiih I'ej, In di-tus-inc the mat'ef
to-,laj. deel.u 11I Ihat Turkey i not re
sponsible for th- claims, as It had jsliv-i
adequate protection t foreigners resldlng
within its boundaries during the revolt!-
tl'm In A; in-ill 1.
"I ,.111 lianllv believe." he -aid. "that
anv foundation e!sts for tln reports tb.it
there Is grave danger of a rupture In the
diplomatic relations betwe, n the Cnited
States and Turk, on account of the lat
ter's failure to pay claims arising out nf
alleged outrjg,s suffered bv American mis
sionaries. Tin- claims amount in all to fit).
MHt, u paltry sum. 1 tnlnk, upon which to
b.i-e such at tion.
"While I hive not 1 1'lidileted negotiations
on the subject and am therefore not fa
miliar with all the fjefs. I am sure that
had the Sultan given h!i promi-e to pay
an Immediate settlement would have been
made, t urn of the opinion that In the
translation o" his remarks the dragoman
misinterpreted his Imguag.. eonvejlng to
the .Minister the promise of which ho
speaks instead of .1 declaration that ,n In
quiry would be made of the proper execu
tive ibpartment .Mj i jvernment Is de
sirous of fulfilling Its Ju-t obligations, and
if tlie- claims of tne missionaries can be
established tliey undoubtedly will ho set
tled. MriLr-t Him n It ill leuloiis.
"Hut It stems ridiculous for the press to
speak ot a rupture of diplomatic relations
lit view of the small Importance of tho
matter and of tin- small amount Involved.
I maj add that mj Government Is respon
sible In the ej'is of International law for
damages done the property of foreigner!
during the trotiblo In Armenia- At th
time of the revolt, however, the Sublimit
Porte provided ample protection for Amer
icans and their Infrps-ts. This is all that
could have been expected of it. Not n,
single forelsner was killed Or injured, ity
relatlons. with the State Department are no
cordial that I cm h.irdlv believe there ii
anv loimuanou mr .oe report mat a rup
ture Is impending.-
i'ho.se cIo-,, to the TurkNIi Minister de
clare, that th- t'nlt'il States would be a
greater sufferer than Turkey in (he tvent
tli.it diplomatic relations are suspet-Ied. It
was pointed out that the Import. ill in of
American goods Into Turkey Is much larger
and more, valuable than the import.vijn of
Turkish goods into the t'tiltod Statrn.
There ate several hundred Americin mis
sionaries with their families, besides other
Atmrfcnti cltreii-. in Turkey, and they
would be le't without the protection
of the fnlt'-d State-i and would
have, to depend upon neutral Pon-'ri
So far 11 - Turkej s concerned. thre are
comparative! few of her subject!- In th
t'nlt'd St ites anl the JTlnNter does not
believe that thej vv aid b" In anj c'ansjer
even .should hit legation be withdrawn.
Notwithstanding thi. this (;ovr.im',nt
propos, ? to forie a settlement of 'he mls-stonarj-
claims and should Turkej continue
to ignore the American demands, this Gov
ernment maj seize the Custom-house ;,t
Smj-rna and occupy that port until th
money is forthcoming. In that ",i- th
Powers villi be- notified that the Amrican
occupation Is fmporarj and that there is
no Intention to acquire territory.
It Is significant of the wide ramification
of American interest-, under pre-ent ro'i
tions that actual trouble with Turkey might
cause uneasiness In the Sulu tl.in.l. .Minis
ter Straus- rendered n elevir .ser-.ie-e to thi
Government when the question first arose
of dealing with the Sul'an .f Sulu The
Sultan of Turkey Is the head of the Jinham
m"dan Church. It vvas in tills capacity that
he was approaihed bv .Minister Strnii with
the tact and skill which havealwajs markM
his services as .Minister, and lid to u.-a
his g0lid olhces in the Sulu Inland. The
result was an arrangement with the Sultan
of Sulu which ha kept tho?e islands peace
ful and obedient, while Insurrection and
blood have reigned In the northern Island,
where tha Jlohammedan Church Is not para
mount. It Is not probable that the United
States will go to war with Turkey In nry
serious manner, but it it should happen
Co 11 ( V al''-