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NUMBER 3597 WASHINGTON SATURDAY EVENING APRIL 16 1904 PRICE ONE CENT
BLIZZARD BITES BITESEMPIRE BITESEMPIRE BITESEMPIRESTATE
EMPIRE EMPIRESTATE EMPIRESTATEHeavy STATE STATEHeavy STATEHe
Heavy He vy Snow Falls in Lower Lake Region Regionand Regionand Regionand
and Storm Sweeps New England EnglandWith Englandj EnglandWith
j With Increasing Fury FuryTROLLEY FuryTROLL FuryTROLLEY
TROLLEY TROLL Y LINES BLOCKED BLOCKEDRAILROAD BLOCKEDRAILROAD BLOCKEDRAILROAD
RAILROAD TRAFFIC HINDERED HINDEREDFiercest HINDEREDFiercest HINDEREDFiercest
Fiercest Storm in Forty Years in the he Adiron Adirondacks AdirondacksSleighs AdirondacksSleighs
dacks dacksSleighs Sleighs Out in New Hampshire HampshireSchenectady HampshireSchenectady HampshireSchenectady
Schenectady a City of Slush SlushHeavy SlushHeavy SlushEevy
Heavy snow has fallen in the lower lake region through New York State Stateand Stateand Statean
and an New England In many places the storm reached the proportions of a ablizzard ablizzard ablizzard
blizzard snow falling te the depth of eleven inches Cold weather we ther prevails prevailstrolley prevailstrolley prevailstrolley
trolley lines in the cities are tied np p and railroad traffic blocked There ThereIs Thereis ThereIs
Is good sleighing in New Hampshire Hamhire The storm is declared to t be the heaviest heaviestApril heaviestApril heaviestApril
April snow in thirtyeigMt years yearsBLIZZARD y yearsBLIZZARD IS ISBLIZZARD
BLIZZARD COVERED WIDE AREA
LOCKPORT N Y April M HThe 36Thevorst The Theworst
worst blizzard of the winter struck here herelast herelast herelast
last night and tftd a total snowfall snowfa of ofeleven orJf ofeleven
eleven Jf > ven Inches is s recorded The lbe now nowdrifted m o orifted w wdrifted
drifted m 1ft many places and all IraJHc IraJHcwas at11c at11cwas Ole Olevas
was vas paralyzed for some time tlm this thismorning thiemorning th thmorning
morning The trolley line w wstandstill WIUI at a astandstill astandstill
standstill for several hours hoursROCHESTER hoursROCHESTER hoursROCHESTER
ROCHESTER N Y April 1C 11Elght 11ElghtIneb8 1tEtghtinehe Eight Eightinches
inches of snow on the level covers coversRochester eov eovRochester eoverRochetor
Rochester today Starting in n l late te yes yesterday yesttrday yesterday ¬
terday afternoon the snow 800 feU in ingreater Ingreater Jngreater
greater quantities than at any time timeduring timedurinc timeduring
during the winter and greatly ham hampered hampered hampered ¬
pered traffic on the streets and rail railroads railroads railroads ¬
roads Trains have been en coming eomIa in inhours Inhours Inhours
hours late but the t e weather has ha8J1tOd ha8J1tOderatEd mod moderated modI ¬
I erated greatly today and the snow is israpidly Iarapidly IsrapIdly
rapidly diseppearina di appearin < < under the eatect eatectof Iectof reet reetof
of the sun
sunEight
Eight Inches en Level LenlBALLBTON LevelBALLBTON LevelBALL
BALL BALLBTON TON N Y Apn ru 1 Jbtavl 1be 1beheavIi Tb Tbheaviest
heaviest btavl Aiaril 1I snowstorm In many manyyears IIU miyyears I IF IFeara
years eara ha has prevailed p here tere since sincenight IIIDeenight nce nceIg
night Ig ht Bight Iht incite coyer ooer th t the e efa ground groundthis nd ndb1amI
this b1amI b1amImore fa fatnon msTidnK wfdr wfdrmore
more A Anow teeaSofwi teeaSofwiKnow hs aossiahl the thenow
Know now There 1 Is waiaJetgWns waiaJetgWnsSCHEN e4 teit1n teit1nSCHEICTLDY < t tSCHJNJlCTADy
SCHEN SCHJNJlCTADy CTADT ffc VT T Jt MtiIr6fI MtiIr6fItnow rtt Jt 1 1tnow
tnow began tam fflieg here last eioetdac evenIng
The snow melted as fast as it descend descended de desoended oeoo oeooed ¬
I ed In the early evenlns enln but during durtD < < the thenight thenlKht thenIght
night the weather tJter grew considerably considerablycolder considerablycolder considerablycolder
colder and this morning the ground was wascovered wascovered weecovered
covered to the depth of eight Inches InchesTraffic InchesTraJfte InchesTralfic
Traffic on the trolley lines was not notI DOtInt8ITupted notInterrupted
I interrupted but pedestrians H estri1tns had an un uni uncomCortabie Uncomfortable
i comfortable time of it as the snow ftOW Is tevery Isvery Isvery
very wet and is rapidly turning turntn Into Intoslush Intoalush Intoslush
> slush
Blizzard in Adirondacks AdirondacksGLENS AdirondacksGLENS AdirondacksGLENS
GLENS FALLS N Y April lA lAbllaard itAbliesaM A Ablizzard
blizzard Is sweeping the Adirondack re region repon reglon ¬
gion Ten Inches Ind s of snow felt In Glens GlensFalls GlenllFalla GlensFalls
Falls last night and over a Jpbt fobt obt of ofi oCtre8h offresh
i fresh Aww ow covers the Adlrondacra The Theend1 Theend be beend
end te not ot In sight as a the th storm s onn con continues eOn eOnDue continues
tinues Due and a heavy wind is Mowing MowingI blowl blowlTron blowIngTrolley
I Trolley Tron y and steam tra traftlc c 18 I delayed and andcountry andcountI andcountry
country countI roads are blocked block d Many farm farmers farmen farmera ¬
ers have done their early planting and andtheir aoodlelr andthch
their loss will be great The snow will willa willto willd
a d to the rivet jv now ftot and the freshet freshetnce freSisetdaiigIr aet aetla
daiigIr la 1 reatr ea r rf ri a1s r r1jicbesire
f
i Ijht h tftt
1jicbesire nce are re on the around lId and for taw tawftrfltrtffne u uIn therIse
rIse in thirtysix thlrty7S years sleighs Cba are sreIn are11ft areta
11ft In JSJB latea eae AumttiW A1tJlit
Sefton Extends Exte Exten tls Time TimeFor Timer TimeAction 1 1For
For Selecting Judges Judgesr JudgesAction JudgesSefton I It IAdienTaken
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Action AdienTaken Taken at Request of Fred Kelley and andM andM
1 M B ft Scanlon ScanlonHoursFor ScanlonHoursForYoti ScanlonHoursForVoting Hours For ForVoting
Voting Yoti ng
The time for SUng M c JKe ie lIsia liCb d oY Judges Judgesby Uss Ussby
by b the election commission of1h t e local tocalIcmocratfe locallcmocratlc IscalPcmocratlc
Icmocratfe party has been extended extendeduntli extendedlntli xtsndedvnth
untli Wednesday next This action was wastaken waetaken wastaken
taken this mornta momMir by ClisJfrsssjH Cha Edwin EdwinSefton BdwmfkftoJi ZdwUiSefton
Sefton at the request of Sii ry y J JFred 1 1Fred 1Fred
Fred Kellev of tho centr t tII < lMff lMffand
and II nd M B OeanloB eanIoS a member of the thec tlMomlllltt theommtttee
c ommtttee omlllltt who held a conference with wKnhim wtthhim withhim
him on the subject subjectKelley eubjectIeIley Jeet Jeetjtlley
Kelley and Scanlon were appointed at atthe attl1 atthe
the tl1 > Norris meeting at the Iteleiarh Ho Hotel Hoh ItotiI ¬
tel h to see what could be done don toward towardc towardltntfl
c hanging h ltntfl ninc the riles under which the prl prliraries psiIra Ii IiJT
iraries JT Ira rif8 will wi l be held heldThe heldThe heldThe
The Korris orrls faction desired the > vottns vottnsto vodDCto vXtfljto
to take place between the hours boo of S Sand Sand 3and
and 8 odsck ocl oCcC Jck The commission comn lon had tie tieddtd 4eidtAI e eJAPANESE
ddtd upoft UPOfl trom 5 to 10 oclock o elock and the theSlaterH theSlaterHearat
SlaterH SlaterHearat party approved these the8ebounf thesehours
hours At the nwetinr tln this mornl mornlAI merning merningMesers
Mesers AI Xehey Kebe and ikanlon pr presented ted a aJAPANESE aJAPANESE
JAPANESE MINISTER ILL ILLSUFFERING ILLSUFFERING ILLSUFFERINGWITH
SUFFERING SUFFERINGWITH WITH COLD COLDMr COLDMr
Mr Tfckablra T kabira the Japanese JapAne minister ministerJsconnned mlnh mInisteris ter terJ8
Jsconnned J8 conned to his home at 1310 N Street St StreettIth i iwith
with IU fin attack of illness He > was taken takensick takenick takensick
sick ick yesterday morning and remained Ined in inbed Inied
bed 1 > 4 < 1 both yesterday elltftday and today toda a phy physician pb pbIIlclan phylcIn ¬
sician lcIn being bIn < < summoned to attend him himThe himTnt himThe
The ministers Jl Dater Illness is thought to be bedue bedue bedue
due to t < t a severe cold which combined combinedwith eombine4with combinedwith
with tb tb4t tact that he has been on a agreat agr agreat
great gr at strain Uaht lately t has made him par particularly parUcularly particularly ¬
ticularly susceptible to the attack attackEver attackver attackEer
Ever ver since the outbreak of the war WSJTMinister warMlnillter warMinhstr
Minister T Takahtra kahtr has been an ex extremely extrPmely axtre4nely ¬
tremely busy b man and the strain strainfn has hasbeen hasbeen
been fn one to severely test his constitu constitution coD8t1tutlon constUution ¬
tion The attending attead physician does so not notitrv notanticipate notantIcIpate
anticipate < itrv t A a serious IUn IUnWEATHER illness illnessWEATHER IllnessWEATHER
WEATHER REPORT REPORTUnseasonably REPORTU REPORTUnseasonably
Unseasonably U iIOnabl cold weather prevails Wtv n In Inall Inall inall
all districts dWt1tc except the South Atlantic Atlanticand Atlanticand Atlanticand
and East Gulf States Stat and in southern southernTexas southemrHa southernresai
Texas rHa The Th weather tonight and to tomorrow tomorrow ¬
morrow will be fair except along alo the theSouth theSoutb theSouth
South Atlantic Coast where showers showersre showersare bower bowerart
art re probable this afternoon or tonight tonightIt
It will be decidedly colder tonight tonightfrom tonlptfrC tonightfrom
from frC m southern Pennsylvania southward southwardto
to t northern Florida and westward m mcluding in including D Ddudtq
cluding the Lb Hast Gulf lItatei ates tesandlowrr tesandlowrrJkttMslsstppt aDd Iowrr IowrrVaIe 1owtrLislPPI
JkttMslsstppt LislPPI Valley VaIe Tomorrow will wtlltalr be befair befaIr
fair android a and d cold In all districts districtsa dlatrietAllBJllPR districtsTEXPRAT1JR
TEXPRAT1JR TEXPRAT1JRm lBJllPR TUJl TUJlM TUJlr
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r noon r raoo raoo1pm r
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THE SUX SUXSun St1NSun trx trxSun
Sun sets today J ti P PSun III III3un is3un
3un rises tomorrow tomorrowTIDE ill illTIDE a i iTIDE
TIDE TABL TABLHigh T TABLL TABLLHigh BL BLHigh
High tide today 111 P m mHigh mHjgh m111gb
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resolution n adopted at the Norris gather gathering gathertn ther
line ing tn calling unon the commission oomm 8ton to toChange tochance tochange 1
Change the hours hou Chairman Sefton Seftonhowever Setteehowever
i however refused te t take the desired desiredthe dealredacttOlL desiredaction
action actionWe
I We wtre llff very careful 1ft drawing up u uthe
the > rules rule he said aJ4 UanG anti as they stan stanyou stanyou nc ncOU
you OU get two and a halt hours of oClday IdayI Iday I Itime
i I time for your voters vote whtfh wIt is half an anhour ani anhour
i hour more mllr than you had last time on
the other hand the SlaterHearst people peoplebays
i have two hours and a half for their theirworkmen
I workmen to vcte at mzni n11 I am sorry sorryI
II I cannot grant the request but It seems seemsto kemlii seemsto
i to me that the rules are perfectly fair fairas fa1ras j jta
as they art artSecretary artSSecretary
Secretary ta Kelley enev and Mr r Scanlon then thenbrought thenbrought I
i brought up up the th matter matler of marking the theballets th thballots theballots
ballots The they > caUed attention to what whatappeared whata whatappeared
appeared a peA1ed to them to be an In terror rror that thatwould thatI
I I would cause cau e many of the > ballots to be bethrown bethrown
I thrown out Chairman Sefton St > tton showed showedthem ahotedtMm showedthem
them that they were mistaken mltakt > n but he hedecided hedeelded
decided to hae the matter come up be before before before
I fore the whole whol commit committe om mltte te and for this thispurpose thl thispurpose
purpose he called a meeting mu > tlng of the com committee commltt cornmlttee ¬
mittee mltt for Wednesday tdnday afternoon afternoonSENATE afttrnoonSENATE afternoonSENATE
I
SENATE FAVORS PLAN MCommission PLANFOR PLANFUll
FOR MERCHANT MARINE MARINECOMmiaion MARINECommission
Commission te Be Named N ned From Senate Senateand Senateand
and ROOM That Will Report at atthe attlM atthe
the Xffext If f xt S SApproval Session SenionPIOVAI SessionApproval
Approval PIOVAI of the Merchant Marine MarineCommission WartttotConuoon hinrioeCommIssion
Commission suggested in the t e bill in introduced InLrodueed Introdueed ¬
troduced by Mr r Frye in the Senate Sons te has htmbeen n n8fve hasbeen
been given 8fve ives by favorable report made to today toy today ¬
day y from the Committee on Commerce CommerceIt Com Mre MreIt
It is for the creation of a commission commissionof
of five members cf c the Senate and five fivefrom flv flvefront I ItrOlll
from the House H two members from each eachboue 8Itchbouft eechhouse
house to be b members of the minority minorityparty minorityparty minorityparty
party to consider and recommend leg legislation leglet1on legislatlon ¬
islation for the development of the theAmerican theAmerican theAmexteen
American merchant marine marineThe DiarlneThe niarineThe
The Frye bill provides provld that the com commission commlaelon cornmIssion ¬
mission shall hall investigate and report to toCongress toCongTtsll toCongress
Congress on the th flrst day of Its nt next nexteession nextsession > xt xtI
session I lon what legislation is desirable for
the development dev lopment of the American mer merchant morchant merchant ¬
chant marine and American commerce
The commlaskm comml lon is as to give reasonable reasonabletime rea > > ooubl
time U for hearings if deemed d med necessary necessaryand n necessaryand ry ryand
and If necessary n ary may appoint a sub subcommission lIubommaaton subonmisston
commission or subcommissions of o its itsown fltlown itsown
own members to make Investigations Inve UpUon in inany Inany inany
any part of the United aIled State It shall
have the th authority
to send for perwoni perwoniaad pereonpand lfIOn lfIOnaIId
and papers and to administer oaths and andamrmations RndJllrmatlons andaillrnsatlous
amrmations and Incur all n necessary n fJ ltar ex expenses ext cxense ¬
penses t ense including clerks stenographers stenographersmessengers stenctrraPhre atengraperemsseners
messengers e n rent for place of meeting m Ung
and printing ntlnc stationery not jo to exceed exceedto xcito
WMM to be paid upon voucher to be beapproved beapproved heapproved
approved by the t chairman of the com commission comnaaton cornjelsaks ¬
mission naatonChfldl jelsakshtl
Children Chfldl htl stske take li I PIas Cure Cur readily Iy It i ia ia a aItd aiorgU
a < > vereijW iorgU reined rcxttedy Itd for or n little fwlkg cwlJ vlt Ally uvl
MORRELL PLANS PLANSTO PLANSTo
TO REORGANIZE REORGANIZEDISTRICT REORGANIZEDISTRICT
DISTRICT GUARD GUARDBill
Bill Introdu Introduced Introdudifl n House Houseto Houseto Houseto
to Effect Necessary NecessaryChanges NecessaryChanges NecessaryChanges >
Changes ChangesBRANCHES ChangesBRANCHES ChangesBRANCHES
BRANCHES OF SERVICE SERVICEEnlistment SERVICEEnl SERVICEEnlistment
Enlistment Enl stnlent for Three Years Yearsand Y Yearsand ears earsand
and Honorable Di5charge Di5chargefor
for Cause CauseRepresentative CauseRepre CauseRepresentative
Representative Repre e tat1ve Morrell of Pennsyl Pennsylvania Ponn Ponasylvania yl ylnla ¬
vania nla the th newly appointed chairman chairmanof cb Jrmn JrmnoC
of the House Committee on the MU MllItia MUltla MuitIa
Itia who was designated ft8ignute to succeed succeedMr succ succeedMr oo ooMr
Mr Dick upon the latters elevation elevationto
to the Senate has introduced a WM WMto blHto billto
to reorganize the District militia militiaThe militiaThe militiaThe
The meamire provides that after July JulyI
1 9W the District Xational Guard Guardsnail Guardshall Guardse1l
snail be constituted l as follows followsThat tollowsThat followsThat
That the staff of the brigade com commander commander cornmender ¬
mander who shall be the brigadier brigadiergeneral brigadiergeneral brIgadiergeneral
general commanding the mIlitIa shall shallconsist shallcomtl shallconsist
consist comtl t of one assistant adjutant adjut nt gen general general general ¬
eral with the rank of lieutenant colo colonel colonel colenel ¬
nel one inspector one judge advocate advocateone advocateone advocateone
one quartermaster one commissary commissaryone
one ordnance officer and one engineer engineereach engineereach engineereach
each with the rank of major one sur surgeon surKeon surgeon ¬
geon with the rank of lieutenant colo colonel colonel colend ¬
nel nd two aidesdecamp each with the therank thenL therank
rank nL k of 0 captain captainIt
It provides that the officer of 0 the thearmy th thILno thearmy
army ILno assigned a tg ted by the President Pre tdent to act actas actU actas
as adjutant jutant general shall receive pay payand payand payand
and allowances two grades above the thepay thepay thepay
pay and allowances held by him on the theactive theactive theactive
active list but such pay Ja and allowances allowancesshall allowancesshall lIowance lIowanceshall
shall not exceed the pay and allowance allowanceof allowa allowaof allowancesat
of a lieutenant colonel on onthe the active list listOrganization U8tOrganization lIstOrganization
Organization of Guard GuardThe GuardThe GuardThe
The guard in time of peace will consist consistof consistof consistof
of not more than thirtytwo companies companiesof
of Infantry four companies of coast coastartillery coastI coastartUlery
I artillery one troop of cavalry on one bat battery batter battery ¬
tery ter of Held artillery arUner on one signal corps corpscompany corparompany corpseffinpany
company one hospital corps cor and three threebands thr thrba threebends
bands ba dM Regiments of infantry latanu will coo cooslat e eonsist o oon
slat ot UK JmttaUoosv JmUalla and to toregiment toregiment
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regiment ftere re will wilt be one celonel celoneltain eelon1tlp on
1J t tuJ tuJtata
tain one quartermaster quarttrllia quart ridt t r lca1ltaizleomry caTflwJiiJJ caTflwJiiJJjomniisqary ea f rmr rmreotttm1Tt
jomniisqary eotttm1Tt A Uyptaln + pln None On n surges surgesinaj Mirgesa Mirgesamaog rgNlt rgNltt
inaj maog < w tw t twlstnt awijtstam tant surgeons cap captarn captalne capbs
tarn talne bs one assistant sIztant illt nt surgeon first lieu lieutenant UeuteunU lIeutent ¬
tenant one on chaplain chapl captain one onesergeant on onIMiJIent onesergeant
sergeant major one quartermaster quartermasterergeant quartermastersergeant r rtltl1reant
sergeant one commissary sergeant two twocolor twocoIQr twocolor
color sergeants also a band to consist consistof consl8tof consistof
of one chief musician one principal principalmusician principalmwdelan principalmusician
musician on one drum major four ser sergeants serMnt sergeants ¬
geants Mnt eight corporals one cook and andtwelve andt1eJve andtwelve
twelve privates one sergeant > > first ftrstchuMI flratclass
class of the hospital corps three threergeantM threesergeants
sergeants rgeantM of the hospital ho pltal corps six pri privates privates pciyates ¬
vates ttrst ctess of th the Jto Hospital pttal corps eorptlthree eorpdthree
three private of the hospital ho pltal corps corpsBattalions COrpflBattalions corpsBattalions
Battalions of Infantry InfantryTh InfantI InfantITM InfantryThe
Th TM battalion of infantry infantr will when whenever whenever hen henever ¬
ever practicable practlea consist of four com companies comaad cornpastes ¬
pastes and t te each ch battalion there will willbe willbe willbe
be on one major one battalion adjutant adjutantflrvc adjutantlires jutant jutantftnK
flrvc HenitnMt 114u one C ne battalion quarter quartermaster quarterma quartermaster ¬
master ma ter and commissary commr > second lieu lieutenant lieutenant ¬
lemmt tenant and one battalion sergeant sergeantmajor sergeantmajor rKeant rKeantmajor
major majorTo majorTo majorTo
To each company compan > of infantry there therewill therewill therewill
will be one captain one onellrst first lieutenant lieutenantone
one second > > lieutenant one first sergeant sergeantone sergeantone eraeantone
one quartermaster r sergeant r t nt four ser sergeants eergeanta sergsants ¬
geants eight corporals COrpont l two cooks tWo tvomusicians twemU8Iclan tWomusicians
musicians > > one artificer and eighty elshtJseven eightyseven
seven privates privatesA IKIva te8 te8A
A company of coast artillery artllJr will con conslat consist
slat of one captain one first lieutenant lieutenantone lieutenantone
one second Heutenam Jteutt < nant one first ser sergeant joIrlleant sergeant
geant one quartermaster sergeant eight f eightsergeants > llIht llIhtHents
sergeants Hents twelve corporate two cooks
two mechanics two musicians and an anelghtyone andeightyone
eightyone privates privatesit JrlvateJt
it is provided prold however that when hen
Ixo ta or more companies of coast artil
lery ler have been mustered in the lie follow rollo
ing officers and noncommissioned noneomml toned of ottcer of1cers
Fcers tcer of coast artillery IUtlll IY in addition addltl 11 to toth tothE tothe
th thE company olflcers olfl < enl are authorized authorizedOne authorizedOne authorlzlone
One major on o one first lieutenant one on as assistant 1tAltant a asistant ¬
sistant ltant surgeon first lieutenant one onesecond onotP onescEorid
second P 4OJul lieutenant one Ofl sergeantmajor sergeantmajorA
A troop of cavalry ca alr will consist of one onecaptain onfCIoptaln onecaptain >
captain one dent lieutenant one > second secondlieutenant ltfCOudlieutenant secondlieutenant
lieutenant one first sergeant Bergeantone one quar quartermaster querlermaster Iuarfrmaster ¬
termaster sergeant six sergeant > eight eightor eightorrorais
< or orrorais porals two cooks two fnrrieVs fnrrh and
blacksmiths one ime saddler one wagoner wagonertwo wagonertwo taKonertwo
two trumpeters and ieventyslx pri privates prlvnt pciYates ¬
Yates vnt s
The Field Artillery ArtilleryThe ArtilleryTht ArtilleryThe
The > battery betteryof of Held artillery Rrtl1ler willcon willconsist will wiulconsiat con conalilt
sist of one otle captain captain ltO two first lieutenants lieutenantsone lieutenantone lieutenantsone
one second lieutenant one on first ser sergeant joIrseant sergrant ¬
grant one quartermaster sergeant one onestable oneatablt Otiestable
stable > sergeant six Mix sergeant twelve twelvecorporals twelveorpondfl tweltscorporals
corporals two cooks four artificer two twomusicians ttomwdclaJUI twomusicians
musicians and ninetyone privates privatesThe prhatSlh privatesThe
The lh signal corps company will con consist Conslat Oft Oftt ¬
slat t of one > captain one first lieutenant lieutenantone
one second lieutenant five firstclaw firstclawsergeants lNltcla lNltclaIKrgeants flrstclasssrgeents
sergeants ten sergeants ten corporals corporalsthirty corporalsthirty corporalsthirty
thirty firstclass ftr tcla tl privates and twenty twentysecondclass tentyecond twentysecondclass
secondclass econd cla privates privatesThe prt privatesThe va tet tetThe
The hospital corps will consist of one oneambulance oneamoolnnce oneambulance
ambulance company one field hospital hospitaland IUMlpItJtIand hospitaland
and of the sergeants first class ser sergeants sefKeadu seegesilts ¬
geants Keadu corpora corpotAls Is and privates of the thehospital tbehottpttal thehospital
hospital corps who ho are HI members of regi regiment regtmuti regimetite ¬
ment separate pattalions pattallO M and squad squadrons llqUa squadruns ¬
runs V
Term of Enlistment EnlistmentThe EnlistmentThe EnlistmentThe
The term of enlistment Is l flxed at atthree atthree atthree
three years and the conditions of hon honorable honorable lionoreble ¬
orable discharge dl charge are made as follows followsNo folio folioNo followsNo
No enlisted nlhfted man shall be bl honorably honora y ycf1
discharged cf1 charKed before the expiration t > of hi hiterm hiI hiIterm hitcrin
term of service > V except by order of o the thecommanding thecommanding thecommandIng
commanding general and for the follow following totlewIDK liew liewlug ¬
lug reasons retUK > n TTPpn his own application applicationfor V Vfor
for good and sufficient reason approved approvedby 81 approvedby proved provedby
by the commanding officer of his com company company cornpany ¬
pany and by superior commanders commandersupon commanderlupon cornmanjeesUPii
upon removal from the District upon uponcftsabalfty UIJ1luballty upontjlsalialtty
cftsabalfty established by b certificate of a ameCical ameCjcal ameCical
meCical officer to accept promotion by bycommission bycommlulon bycommIssion
commission whenever in the opinion of ofthe ofthe i ithe
the commanding general the interest of ofthe ofthe
the service > demands such discharge dischargeThe dischargeThe UJlC ltrli ltrliThe I
The bill further provides that the themilitary themilitary themilitary
military courts of the District shall st hMII IN INgeneral be begeneral liegeneral
general courtmartial garrison brrl n court courtmartial court1 court1xnartisf i iInartl8t
martial the summary court courts of ofinquiry ofinquiry I
inquiry and battalion courts as now nowprovided nowJU9hled nowprovided
and their limitations I IhtdlcUona
provided and jur Joeiadictlons ¬
isdictions are described in detail in the themeasure themea themeasure
measure mea ure and nd that their sentences shall shallbe flhall1M shallbe
be 1M executed by the United States > Mar Marshal Marshal ¬
shal hal In the same > > manner as are now nowth nowth nowthe
th the sentences ntencef of the criminal courts of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the District DistrictS
c
GEN BOYNTON BOYNTONWOULD BOYNTONIIOULD
WOULD I VENTILATE VENTILATESCHOOLSCANDAL
SCHOOL SCHOOLSCANDAL SCHOOLSCANDALShois SCANOAL SCANOALShovs
Shows How Record ofthe of ofthe Ofthe
the Investigation Was WasSecreted WasSecreted WasSecreted
Secreted SecretedSOME SecretedSOME V
SOME SERIOUS CHARGES CHARGESBelieves CHARGESBelieves CHARGESBelIeves
Believes Inquiry Was a aWhitewashing aWhit aWhitwtshing
Whitewashing Whit vftshing of the theGuilty theGuilty theGuilty
Guilty Parties PartiesTo
To the Ie Editor JP itor of The Washington W oa Titats TitatsThe Ti TiThe TImisThe
The Times te t fully Justified In remind reminding remindlag mlnd mlndIn ¬
lag In < < the president of the Board of Edu Education Education EdocatIon ¬
cation that h he has grave responsibili responsibilities respolhllbntties ¬
ties to the public and that it is now nowhis nowhfa nowhi
his hi duty to let it be known whether whetherthere whetherthere whetherthere
there is I any foundation to adatlon and If any anywhat anywhat anywhat
what foundation for the tit serious reports reportsin reportsIn reportsIn
in general neral circulation touching school schoolconditions schoolconditions ehOofeondltlolUl
conditions Th The Time Tin in Its issue of oflast otlut oflast
last evening does d es right rl ht and daily dailystrengthens dallystrenrthens dailystrengthens
strengthens Itself ttaerr with our citizen by b bholding
holding all public servants to the strict strictest strictest stricteat ¬
est account jility lIfty Failure on my part partto partto partto
to respond could only be interpreted to tomean tomean tomean
mean either a a willingness to conceal concealdemoralizing coneeldemoralizing concealdemoralizing
demoralizing Influence which have ha e long longexisted longexisted longexisted
existed in the schools sehoolJror or to condone condonethem condonethem condonethem
them I cannot afford to occupy either eitherattitude eitherattitude eitherattitude
attitude before the public publicI
I have not no consulted any member of ofthe otthe
the Board of Education in regard to the thecall thecan thecall
call of Th The Times TIm for information and andso andso andso
so speak for myself alone aone I have no noauthority noauthority noauthority
authority to speak for the Board
It is I true a sa Mr Stocking S lng said in his hisremarks h hremark hIsremarks
remarks that but for f r the Star influence
the case ca e still in hand would have been beenquietly beenquietly beenquietly
quietly settled two years ago a for upon
Commissioner r Macfttrlands advice the themember themember themember
member of the Boar Board < < of Education in involved Involved involved ¬
volved had handed feint his resignation resignationand r resignationand lgnation lgnationand
and they had agreed agr ed as to certain certainchanges certainrhanlle8 certainchanges
changes of verbiage While 11110 It was in
hand to mak make a fair copy COP this thl influence influenceadvised InftuenceaclTlaed Influenceadvised
advised emphatically a as the sworn tea testimony t teatimony ¬
timony show 8howItUuU shows Outt It It be b not again againsubmitted againsubiItted pln pln8Ubltted
submitted aof efi thf tJIIw emphatic advice advicetb advicewas dvlce
was t foIto
i tBti ons onsflue DS DSIt
It
ascer ascerfo
fo and t
tb flue jtftoet set is clearly cJearlyIiOfm cioarlysh shoW wn by his own ownrecord ownwonts ownweeds
wonts weeds an they apPear appear in the o ocIai ocIairecord lela1 lela1record
record presenting the reason rea on for advis ¬
ing the member member of the Board of Educa ¬
tion involved to resign resignIt rHlgnIt resignIt
It was that it might save the publftj pub
school system tem and secondly the BoarV BoarVthe Boar < <
or Education and the Commb Commissioner lon r at
the head of that department partlRent and for
that matter the entire enU District Dl trict govern
ro meet mentrbe meetThe nt ntThe
The resignation re JaoraaUon being withdrawn 11 tbd ra n un ¬
der r the advice Indicated Commissioner
Xacfarland Macf Hand as directed took the case
before the full board Upon Commis ¬
sioner Ross Ro8 motion that Mr Macfar Macfarand
land lands own rtQU requa for a resignation b
approved and reo renewed wed Xl Macfarland
voted no > and the investigation Inv Ugation went
on occupying eight months after de ¬
ducting the delay incident to the death d th
Of Mr Rttsg RttsgUnder RQIII RQIIIth RcsUnder
Under n the courtesy prevailing between t tComplaJoner
i = =
the th Commissioner which gives that
Commissioner charged with any an depart ¬
IRene of the District government prefer preferland preference preferenCt
ence In Its management 111 Macfar
land being In charge of schools domi ¬
nated the investigation At Its close clo e it
was w was declared that the member of the
board who was wa under the th exclusive Ju Jurisdiction Jurtsdlctlon Jurisdiction ¬
risdiction of the Commissioner Comml skuhrH had hadn
been n vindicated in other words ordN that
his own admissions had been ignored Ignoreder
Subsequently thanks to Commission Coinmtoaionlowlng Commissionccc
YB YBIGwing
er ccc West and flkfdle a resignation fol
lowing a reappointment was w compelled compelledand COIftPt compelledand > U Uand
and that part of the case CAI under u r the th =
jurisdiction of the
Commissioners was wassettled wa wallettled wassettled
settled in its final shape ape with wit hh a right rightresult rightresult
I result
Board of Education EducationThe EducationThe EducationThe
The unsettled element of the case came camewithin clunewlthln camewithin
within the exclusive jurisdiction of the theBoard theB4Mtrd theBoard
Board of Education Upon this point pointCommissioner pointCommiuloner pointCommissioner
Commissioner MacfarlaJhd In the pro progress progress progrewa ¬
gress of the hearing informed Irorm the presi president JHettdent pejdent ¬
dent of the Board of Education that the theonly theon theonly
only on I function the Commissioners could couldhave codhae eoe eoehave
have respecting reports reflecting upon uponone uponone uponone
one under nude their jurisdiction would be to tobring 10brinK tobring
bring them to your attention as presi president pre preeldent l ldent ¬
dent of the Board for the th Information Informationof
of the Board BoardAt
I I At the close of the hearing the > presi preftlI
I dent of the Board acting lu ii strict trlet con conormity ¬
formity with 1th this notice from Mr 11 Mac Mactarland Maotserland
tarland made a written official request rt > que t
for a copy of the record of which sev several sevcml ev evera ¬
I eral era 1 copies existed at the District Build ¬
ing stating the reason of the M request to
iw < l > e that it might be called cltllt to the atten attention attentlon attentlon ¬
tlon of the Board for its Information
This request was declined dcUn on the theground thegroun theground
ground groun that the full Board had not notasked nota notasked
asked a k for the record This rhl was UJ only onlya
a device to avoid sending l1dlnar It Mince the themember themember i
member memlH of the Board oftrd involved still sUIII stillmalned i imained
I mained and voted at Board meeting ith on onall 4n 4nalt n
all questions > > relating to the tit case ase which whichmaoe whichma whichmaae I
maoe ma e it imiswcsible to obtain the > four fourvotes tOllrvot fourvotes
votes vot necessary n < ee ary to re rett reqflest < tuest eat a copy COP of the therecord thert therecord
record rt > cord under the decision dtccl lon that the full
Board must ask instead of proceeding proceedingaccording procettUnlCaccording proceedingaccording
according to the method lam down to tothe tothe tothe
the president of the Board bv by Mr lr Mac
farland himself himselfAll hhn hImselfAll elf elfAll
All Requests Refused RefusedSeveral RefusedSeveral RefusedSeveral
Several applications from the prod president prellfdent proddent ¬
dent of the Board were refused although althoughmade althoUShmade althoughannie
made in accordance with Mr Macfar Macfarland MacfarIRndlI Macfarlands
land lands first instructions and as a con consequence conaequ8tce consequence ¬
sequence the Board of Education has hasnot hasnot hasnot
not yet obtained or seen 8 n the sworn swornrecord swornrecord orn ornrecord
record As A it had no power to adminis administer ¬
ter oaths In case It proceeded with an aninvestigation anIt am amInvestigation
investigation it could only onl have accept accepted acceptof
ed d the unsworn statements of such HS itschime
chime CIHJ e to come l before > efore it in case c of a
hearing it will seem strange > > to most mostthnt mostthat I
that there should have been b m any heal hosttancy
tancy tancy in furnishing furnl hlnK what was WI wel I claimed
to W tI an exonerating txoneratln record r ord If it really rt > ally
had been t ell this it Is fncredlbl incredible that there thereshould thereshould thereshould I
should not have beer a lively desire de lre to topromptly tolrOmlU tolrOmnhtlY
promptly furnish furnl h it itIt ItIt itit
It 12 f Klso true lrll that at no time has it
been wen possible t8lble to obtain four votes In I
the Board of Education Ijj IQtavor i favor of ask
tag for the testimony givcnninder gcnl der oath oathand
and undertaking un ftktlllr an n investigation investigationThe Inve investIgationJhie UpUon
The statement of 0 111I1 > lr Stocking at the ht I I
Mount Pleasant meeting me + tUtIr te absolutely i I
true that there has ha been b en no inveatlga inveatlgaof Int < < l
Uon ot the case In hand by the Board Boartlof Boardof
of Education since nee its organization
The he assertion a ertJon repeatedly rept > atMly made > that at atCCuntiniKMl atvntinud atWuntinued
CCuntiniKMl vntinud uii Third Page la
LOCAL MEASURES MEASURESOF MEASURESOF
OF MUCH INTEREST INTERESTPASSED INTERESTPASSED
PASSED BY HOUSE HOUSENadisonSamson HOUSEMadisonSamson
MadisonSamson Samp Sampson Sampson Sampson
son Street Changed Changedto
to Church ChurchASSESSMENT ChurchASSESSMENT ChurchASSESSMENT
ASSESSMENT OF DAM DAMAGES DAlfAGESCpmmission DAMAGESCpmmission AGES AGESCpmmission
Cpmmission to Pass Upon UponUnion UponUnion UponUnion
Union Station Cases Cas sIn sInstead In Instead Instead ¬
stead of the Courts CourtsUnder CourtsUo CourtsUnder
Under Uo lJr the agreement agreem nt reached ached last lastMonday lastIotdly lastMonday
Monday the Home today Wda took up the theconsideration tneconstd theconslthiration
consideration constd ratlo of District business and andfourteen aadCourtHn aedfourteen
fourteen measures Jftealftl favorably acted upon uponby uponb uponby
by b the District Committee were passed passedThe jHlS8edTh jisasedTb
The Th first bill called called up by Chairman ChairmanBabOock ChaJrmanBabdock ChairmanBabdoek
BabOock was that to incorporate the theAmerican theAmerican theAmerican
American Cross Cro of Honor The meas measure measUrt messure ¬
ure makes eligible to membership member hlp in the theorganization theolglLJlzaUon theorganization
organization those who have received receivedmedals reeeh reeehmeda recelvel recelvelmedals
medals meda from the Government GO Rment for life lifesaving liCen hlf hlfsaving
saving n vlng The bill wan passed paa ed without withoutdebate withoutd withoutdebate
debate debateMr d debateMr bate bateIr
Mr Ir Powers of Massachusetts MlL8 aehu etts ex explained explained explained ¬
plained the provisions er f the bill to In Incorporate Incorporate incorporate ¬
corporate tie Washington Va ftlngton Sanitary SanitaryHousing Sanlt7Housing SanltayHousing
Housing Company and the measure was waspassed waspe waspassed
passed pe ed without division dlvbJlonName divisionName
Name of Street Changed ChangedThe ChAngedThe ChangedThe
The Senate bill to change the name of ofMadisonSameonSampson 0 0ladl ofMadisonSsnuionSarnpson
MadisonSameonSampson ladl onSel1lfiOnS mPl OR Street run running run6ne runfling ¬
fling > > 6ne from Fourteenth to Eighteenth EighteenthStreets EighteenthStreetM EighteenthStreets
Streets between P and Q Streets north northwest northwest northwest ¬
west was next considered con ldered The com committee committee cornmittee ¬
mittee amendment designates the thethoroughfare thethorourhtare thethoroughfare
thoroughfare as Church Church Street that thatname thatname thatmaine
name having been decided upon to set settle settle settie ¬
tle the controversy becmwe of the fact factthat factthat factthat
that two large churches Foundry and andSt andSt andSt
St Thomas Episcopal are located Joc ted in inthe Inthe inthe
the Street StreetMr treet treetMr treetMr
Mr Maddox of Georgia asked why wh the thechange thechanpe thechange
change was desired Mr ir Babcock made madeexplanation madeexplanation madeexplanation
explanation and the bill was t81 passed paaeedThe passedThe
The Senate bill to amend the code so soas soas soas
as to permit the members of the Society Societyof SocI SocIot
of Friends to solemnise marriages marrlal > ws wspassed wasJJ18IMd s spassed
passed without debate as was also the thebill thebill thebill
bill to confirm title t to lots 2 3 4 and K Kin iI L LU
in I U square t S SMr V VPamen
qUlUftP P Pamen AImcnO tof1amages tof1amagesV f D amagS amagSMr I
V Mr Mrte Iteoaockr Idaoc J Hur en cL < wp tftl tlitfbm tlitfbmto 4J 1U1
to t provide pr 1t1e p parent fdihia rit1 11a i on oncount ona onacount 1I < 1
count of the eJhute changes in grftdefl grtd 8r e estrssts f fstreets I
streets caused used by the Erection ef the thenew ih ihnew he henew
new Union Station Mr r Babcock said saidthe saWthe saidthe
the object of the measure measure was to make makepossible makepouIhfe makepossible
possible the settlement of damages damageswithout damageswltboat damageswithoat
without recourse recour e to the courts by the theappointment theappolntment theappointment
appointment of a commission to adjudi adjudicate adJudicate adjudioats ¬
cate the claims The bill was passed passedThe JNl passedThern 8ed 8edThe
The bill to provide for the laying ltn of ofservice oCrvf ofserviCe
service rvf sewer and water main mains through throughunsubdivided threughunaubdfvlfJed throughunsubdivided
unsubdivided subdivisions provoked the theopposition theoflOllltlon theopposition
opposition of Representative Burkett a amember amember amember
member of C C the subcommittee on V Vpristlons appro appropriations approprtatlon ¬
priations which prepared the Dim DistrIct DlHtrlctappropriation DistrIctappropriation r let letappropriation
appropriation bill billThe bltLThe V VThe
The bill provides that in ii such cases casesassessments C88eeuments casesassessments
assessments euments against the Iftoid shall not notbe notbe notbe
be collected until the land Is platted or orthe orthe orthe
the sewers tapped tappedMr tappedMr tappedMr
Mr Burkett said it was a not good pol policy polJey palicy ¬
icy to extend sewers through unim unimproved unimproved unlmproved ¬
proved county property He further furtherargued furtherargued furtherargued
argued that the bill took power away Itwa Itwao
from Congress and d dOc Oc conferred t tth6 it upon uponthe uponthe
the Commissioners o On a viva voce vote votethe votethe
the Speaker declared deela the th bill lost Mr MrBabcock MrBabcock MrBabcock
Babcock asked for a division dlvl lon which re resulted resulted resuIted ¬
sulted as follows Ayes 76 noes noe noesMr 2S 2SMr So SoMr
Mr Maddox made the point of no quo quorum quorum 110rum ¬
rum The Speaker counted 221 l present presentand presentand presentand
and declared the Whl fll n paseed paseedRelief palMteClReHef imseedRelief
Relief for Script Holders HoldersThe HoldersThe HoldersThe
The bill for the relief of certain hold holders holdenl holdera ¬
ers of tax script wa was passed without withoutopposition withoutoppGCflUon withoutopposition
opposition oppositionXr oppGCflUonJill
Xr Maddox asked for an explanation explanationof
of the > bill to provide for the sale of ofChesapeake oCChe ofChesapeake
Chesapeake Che afake and Ohio canal bonds own owned owned owneel ¬
ed by In the theDistrict theDistrictMr District DistrictMr DistrictMr
Mr Babcock said these th bonds were tre an ana ant anasset
a asset t of the th District Until recently recentlythey r recentlythey cently centlythe
they the had been regarded as worthless worthlessbut worthIesbut worthlessbitt
but as a there had been proposal for fortheir tortheir fortheir
their purchase the Commissioners had hadasked hada hadasked
asked a kt fl for authority authorU to sell them iftfe iftfemeasure WeI ihJe ihJemeasure
I measure he said stipulates that tl Ushall tly tlyshall > y yshall
shall be sold at puMicLauction ImbUcuction with the theThe therl theright
rl right ht reserved to rej reJeel t any or all allThe allThe
The bill vas a8 then passed passedMr passedXI passedMr
Mr Babcock asked ask > unanimous un nlmu consent consentto I Ito
to dispense diat > en e with the reading of all of th thprovisions thi thiprovladon thprovisions
provisions of the three thr e bills to extend extendTwentythird extenrwentythlrd extentiTwentythird
Twentythird Eighth Street northwest northwestand northwestand I
and School Street He said they the were werelong wereI I
lion I long and their provisions similar to those thoseof th thoseof I Iof
of all 11 such bills All the assessments assessmentsj nS S8ment i
he h said Id were to be paid by the owner owneror OwneNof ownersorabutting
or orabutting abutting property there would w kl be b no nocost no101ft nocost
cost to the District DistrictInattention DistrictInattention DIstrIctInattention
Inattention to Business BusinessMuch BusinestlMuch BusinesMuch
Much confusion confu lon prevailed reviIed in the House Housewhich Housethlch Housewhich
which gMvc JIIIl ve little or no attention to the theblnN thebills i ibills
bills Mr 1111 Maddox again called atten attention attention attenIon ¬
tion Ion to this V fact and said it was en entirely 8nUrel entirely ¬
tirely Urel apparent to everyone that there therewas theruwas therewas
was at least lea t 100 less than a quorum quorumpresent lluorumr quorumPrsciit
present r nt yet X d he added these the e bills billsare billsart billsare
are > being elnK rammed through and no one oneexcept oneexcept oneexcept
except members mcm r8 of the committee
know what they contain containThere containThfro containTherh
There Thfro hi i so much noise that no ene enecan enecan onecan
can hear b r the bills read and we are just justas jtlilta
as a well aware of their tI 1r contents before beforethey t beforethey > e14re e14rethey
they are read as It afterward afterwardThe aterardThe afterwardThe
The Speaker said > > aId he had counted 2S1 2S1present 21pr l lpresent
present pr present nt and had counted accurately
but It was Wit nevertheless II within the thepower the1Oer thelOwer
power of any ny member mem r to insist upon a aquorum It Itquorum aquorum
quorum at any au time timeAn timeAn
An Easy Way WayOh WayOh WayOh I
Oh well said aItl Id Mr Maddox I think thinkIt
It would be just UHt as well If I we simply simplyconsider simplyconsider I Iconsider
consider all the bills which the gentle gentleman gentleman gentleman ¬
man from Wisconsin bicon ln has as a passed passedwithout IHUtsed1thout lassedwithout
without considering them at t all allfLaughter allLaughter allILaughter
Laughter fLaughterMr LaughterMr
Mr Cowherd explained the bills bUl to the thesatisfaction thesatisfaction thesatisfaction
satisfaction of ofMr Mr Maddox Who did not notpress notJtreas notPrme
press his objection and the three bills billswere billswere billswere
were passed passedThe lMUJedrhe pessedThe
The committees commltt M substitute lub Utute for the
Commissioners Commi loners electric wiring bill was waspaNed waspassed
passed without wlthoutdhhllon division after Its pro provisions
visions 1 > > lonll had beeifTxplalned lJcen xplalned by Mr Camp
bell a member of o the District Commit Committee CommltIt Committee
tee It Mr McCleary lIcClcar of Minnesota asked
if the > provisions of the th bill would at
feet electric wiring wlrln in private dwellings dwellingsand dwellIngsand I
and n was wasitesured assured that it would not notBest notBest notBeet
Best Lumber 5150 150 Per 100 Feet FeetFrank FeetFrank
Adv Frank Llbbey Llbbe fm Co CI 6th 2 N T Ave ve I
II
RUSSIANS LOSE LOSETWO LOSETWO LOSETWO
TWO WARSHIPS WARSHIPSRumor
Rumor Says That Sebastopol and Another AnotherVessel AnotherVessel AnotherV
V Vessel Have Been eenBlown Blown Up U at atPort atPort atPort
Port Arthur ArthurCZARS ArthurCZARS f fCZl
CZARS CZl RS TROOPS TROOPS FACE JAPANESE JAPANESEON jAP NESE NESEON V VV
V ON BANK BAl K OF THE YALU RIVER RIVERRenewed RIVERRenewed RWERRenewed
Renewed Military Activity in China Causes CausesFear CausesFear CausesV
V Fear That a Breach of Neutrality NeutralityIs
V VV VV
V Is PlannedLONDON Planned PlannedLONDON V VV VLONDON V
V VV V
LONDON LONDON April 16 16A A dispatch from St Sf Petersburg just re received received received
ceived here reports that the battleship Sebastopol S bastopol anid a and d another Rus Russian Russian Russian ¬
sian vessel have been blown up at Port Arthur ArthurThe ArthurThe ArthurV ArthurThe V
The report r port is officially offic ally denied in the Russian capital it being cur current current current ¬
rent there that Admiral Alexieff has raised his flag on the Sebastopol SebastopolST
ST PETERSBURG April 16 16A A telegram from Port Arthur Arthurstates Arthurstates Arthurstates
states that three Japanese warships were damaged dama d in the bombardment bombardmentat
at that place yesterday > V
ACTIVITY IN CHINA CHINAThe CHINAThe V VThe
j The Pekin correspondent of the Gazette says that the ther therenewed r renewed renewedmilitary renewedmilitary renewedmilitary
military activity in China is causing a fear that a breach of neutrality neutralityis
is planned plannedThe plannedThe plannedThe V
The Chinese troops are being hastily armed and sent to the fron frontier frontier frontier ¬
tier of Manchuria and all the officers at headquarters have been put putaboard putaboard putaboard
aboard trains bound for Manchuria 1 Continuing the correspondent correspondentsays correspondentsays
says that Gen Ma Yun Kun has been appointed commanderinchief commanderinchiefof
of the northern army army which has arrived at the Manchurian frontier frontierThe frontierThe frontierThe
The Chungchuses are growing braver raver and are constantly attacking attackingthe attackingthe
the Russian troops in Manchuria causing considerable con rable rableFACE losses lossesFACE loss lossFACETO
FACE FACETO TO FACE FACETOKYO FACETOKYO FACETOKYO
TOKYO April Apri116A 16 16A A report has reached here that tha ± 20OOCTRus 20OOCTRussian 20OOORussian 20000Russian
sian troops are massing on the right ri htbtlnk bank of the Yalu River and that thatthe thatthe
the Japaneseforce Japan orC on nthe the left bank of the river is being beinliocrease4 b g increased
V
KdmimuKa Jtmi May a Strike StrikeBlow StrikeV
V Blow iow at ald Vladivostok ld tok I
LONDON LODON Q pX April 16A dispatch to the theBocprees thepree8 theExpress
Express pree8 from Naja Napsak Nagasakt ki says that th thbest the thtbe thebeetpoeeible =
be beetpoeeible best tP08Slble possible Information has been re recelvid reeli4 reeehe
celvid eehe that Admiral Kamimura Kamlmur who whowith whowltll whowith
with a strong s squadron < uaor0n has been beenwatching beenwatching beenwatching
watching Vladivostok Vladlvostokever ever since the re recent recent recent ¬
cent attack on that place reports that thathe thathe thathe
he hopes soon to give a good account
RUSSIAN ORDER MAY YET DRAGANIERICA DRAGAMERICA DRAG DRAGAMERICA
AMERICA INTO THE CONFLICT
An American citizen the representa representative repraentatlve representative ¬
tive of a Now York paper is among amon the thecorrespondents thecorrospondents thecorrespondents
correspondents on the London Times Timesdispatch TIMestUap Timesdispatch
dispatch tUap tch boat against which the items Russian ItusstRn itemsstami ¬
sian order barring bMrrin wireless telegraphy telegraphyfrom teltP8 telegraphyrota h hrom
from rom the zone of war is directed directedAny directedAny directedAny
Any attempt on the part of Russia to toseize toseize toseize
seize the dispatch boat and treat the thenewspaper theneW thenelsmqfltler
newspaper neW pltlCr men ItS spies will bring brin about abouta
a c cLash ash sh between b twen Russia and the United UnitedStates UnltdStates UnitedStates
States and an Great Britain BritainRussias BritaInRusslas BritainRussias
Russias note declaring df > clarin that all news newspaper new newpaper newspaper ¬
paper correspondents using wireless wirelesstelegraphy wlrIMStelegraphy wirelesstelegraphy
telegraphy in the th zone of wr will be betreated betr98tol1 betreated
treated as spies Is Iwlleved hell vel by b State De Department Department Dcpartment ¬
partment olllclals to be rather broader broaderthan brOAderthan broaderthan
than Is necessary to protect Russian in interests Inten interests ¬
terests ten ta It is conceded that nations in inwar Inwar Inwar
war must control wireless telegraphy telegraphybut tele < < raphl raphlbut
but the treatment as spies Spl 8 of correspon correspondents correarondents correapondents ¬
dents using this means mean of communica communication commuBlcatlon comnmuwicalion ¬
lion is not believed belh ed advisable until the thepowers th thpower8 theoWers >
powers oWers have framed rules for or the regu regulation regulation regumUon ¬
lation of wireless telegraphy telt > graph In war warA
A
I
I of his squadron if not to report the thecapture theeaptW
capture oC the four Russian cruisers cruisersthat erul ers ersthat
that are now locked Up in the tb inner innerharbor lnnprharbo
harbor harborA harboA V
A dispatch to the Standard from St StPetersburg StPeter8IMIZW
Petersburg Peteesbuz says 78 It is reported there that thatthe
4
the R Vladivostok squadron 1Oft has hasrfe ha hamade hasa
made rfe e from from that port
ADMIRAL SKRYDLOFF CALLED CALLEDBULLDOG CALLE CALLEDS 0
BULLDOG S OF RUSSIAN NAVY N VY
ST PETERSBURG PETE SBURG April 16 1ttIf If there therewas thereWU therewas
was one man in Russia eminently titled titledto ftttedto fittedto
to succeed ed MakafrofT akKreft he was Admiral AdmiralSkrydloff AdmiralSkrydlort AdmiralSkrydlott
Skrydloff known as the bulldog buUdo of the theRussian theRu theRussian
Russian Ru slan navy He started Thursday Thursdaynight Thursdaynight
night from Sebastopol Seb stopol for St Peters Petersburg Petersburg Petersburg ¬ I
burg and will leave le ve with the least lea t pos possible possible poesible ¬
sible delay for Port Arthur SkrydtoflTs SkrydtoflTsappointment Skrydtotrsappointment Skryillotfsappointment
appointment which is gazetted means meanslighting JIHNIDtlghUng meanslighting
tlghUngYhen lighting lightingWhen I IWhen
When the new ne commander command r of the Port PortArthur PortArthur PortArthur
Arthur fleet was to tie chosen two twomonths twomonths I
months ago the question arose as to towhether trwht timwhether
whether wht > ther SkrydlafT Skrdlof or Makaroff should be beselected beselected I Iseleeted
selected The former to his great dis disappointment disappointment ¬
appointment was not chosen and in an anInterview anInterview anIntervIew
Interview he said he envied Makaroff Iakarot
his luck as he was was1 one of those who whowould whowould whowould
would go out to fight the enemy enemySkrydlon eII4rM eII4rMSkrydlolr enemySkrydlog
Skrydlon is himself fearless and al although a atthough 1 1thoup ¬
though a rough men Is Just the kind kindsailors kindsanora kindsaIlors
sailors like to Apt under un Pr After the thestunned th thstunDed thestunned
stunned feelings f 11n of Thursday ftIors ay the dis disasters disa disasters ¬
a asters tera have aroused rOUI4d a vivid interest in inthe int Inthe
the t e war This Is shown by the th way In Inwhich inwhich inwhich
which the men m selling lUng soecials wr wrmobbed wrmob weremobbed <
mobbed mob today toda people pushing and andscrambling andscrambling ala alascrambling
scrambling to get hold of them themlii themli1 them1n
lii big black letters were published Ul Ulegrams t tlegrams I ItCrmll5
egrams from the Grand Duke Boris Boristelling Bori BoritelUDg BoricclUng
telling how his brother Gyril yiIl 11 was sht shotoff shtoft shtoff
off the bridge and almost drowned bur burmanaged bu bemtmanaged t tmanaged
managed to get on the keel oC C a steam steamcutter steamcutter
cutter utter and remain there until rescued rescuedby te lescueJby uhl uhlby
by the torpedo boat Biaadiudnl BiaadiudnlAn Be BesedudniAn 1
An order of c MOQO0 I rubles has Ixn Ixngiven bi bigiven > mt
Cruisot for light lightartillery lightartlliery
given to the factory V Vartillery
artillery V
JAPANESE TROOPS LANDING LANDINGCLOSE LANDINGCLOSE
CLOSE TO o THE TOWN OF WIJU
SEOUL via Shanghai April 1C CTbe itTheJapanese CTbeJapanese The TheJapanese
Japanese landing operations have been beentransferred beentransferred beentransferred
transferred from Chlnampo to Chulsan Chulsanthe Chu1111Anthe Chulsanthe
the latter place being only forty miles milesfrom muesfrom milesfrom
from Who Iju where the Japanese army of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the north Is concentrating concentratingDefinite concentratingDeJlnlte concentratIngDefinite
Definite Information concerning the thenumber thenumber thenumber
number of troops landed there is un unobtainable unobtainable mmobtaInable ¬
obtainable but from the transports ar arriving arriving ¬
riving rlln there must be at least two di divisions dlI divisions ¬
visions I lons The Chemulpo and Chinampo Chinampolanding ChlampolandinG Chlpmainpolanding
landing scenes are here repeated re ted and andon antion
on the same scale scaleIt scaleIt scaleIt
It is evident evk1entthe he Japanese JaDAne e Intend con concentrating concentrating concentrstlng ¬
I
centrating a large force at Whit ju before
I attempting to cross the Yalu Advices Advicesfrom Advtcesfront > s sI
from Fusan state that the Japanese Japanesearmj Japanesearmy Japanelearm
I army arm is actively engaged in the con construction construction 00 00structlon ¬
struction of eight tf < < ht forts for t > r the protec protection protection protection ¬
tion of the southern terminus of thir thirrapMly thirrapidly theirrapidly
rapidly developing Korean railway sys system Iystern ss ssteni ¬
tem which is forming an important por portion portion pirtiovi ¬
tion of the Japanese Jap neat military mfUtar scheme schemeIt schfmfIt
It is also reported that Musumpo is isthe jsthe isthe
the scene of great military activity the theJapanese theJapaneale theJapanese
Japanese constructing strong fortinea fortineatlons fortifications fortifleations
tions and protecting the excellent har harbor harbor harher ¬
bor there opening into the Korean KoreanStraits Korellr KoreanStraIts
Straits The Importance n nthe of this cannot cannoti cannotbe
=
i be overestimated r urr as the straits form formthe formthe
the connecting naval aval link Un in the he sea seai SacommimIcatIunbetween
I communl commimIcatIunbetween ttn l tween i Port Arthur Arthurand Arthurt Arthurand
t and Vladivostok V
It is not likely there th re will w l be 1M > any anynewspaper anyDeWSpaper anynewspaper
newspaper men hanged by R Rif Russia 4n 4nIt evenif
if captured said aJd a pronJnent p Deftt official officialthis omdltlthi8 ofticialthis
this morning Until the powers have havecome hltecome haveCeltic
come to an agreement no radical meas measures m measurea utl utlUrN ¬
UrN need ne nct < d be feared fearedThe fearedThe fearedThe
The London Times Ttm s boat remains remainsoft remainsoff remainsoff
off the Manchurian coast and send sendIts St sends sendsIts > ndi ndiIts
Its news by wirel wtreles t telanrasih Acranh b to Wet WetHal WiHal WetHalWei
Hal HalWei Wei rei a British port JKS re 1 vessel essd essdf eSSeiIs
is f on the high seas ea international com complications complicatlons cornplicatlona
plications of an interesting nature will willarise willnrlae ill illrille
arise rille if Russia attempts to seise s the thevessel th thv theversel
vessel vesselRussias v verselRussias el elRuuIas
Russias order is believed my many manyarmy man manarmy manyarmy
army and an ano navy officials to be bt > IH1e one ne which whichmust whkbmUllt whichmust
must be approved by b all nntii nations ns Gen GenA GnA GenA
A tV V Oreely Qr ely chief of the th Sip iigxal 1jlIal al Curp Corpwho Curpwho Curpwho
who attended the > wlrcless t toltgraph toltgraphOnferenct tegraplconference legrapliv legraplivconference
conference at Berlin lust mtr tur H 13 i of tno tnoopinion en enopinion 1 1opinion
opinion that Russia has tk tk1 < r the > pr prper prper r ra rtl < >
per position in assuminc centre c itt i of < rf wir wirless wire wireless ¬
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less a communication ami lh bolit vs v It will willbe
be supported by other wend w Ihl powers powersThe powersThe owers owersTh
The Th T n > f Forrest Wireless Ireless Telegraph TelegraphCompany Tf TelegruhCompany > I > gru h hCompany
Company has protested to the > State Stat L De DeVItIDt Dopartmnent > e epartsnent
partsnent VItIDt > nt against again > > t the Russian order <

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