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NUMBER 3615 WASEIJSTGrTOiSr WEDNESDAY EVENING MAY 4 1904 PRICE ONE CENT
CANAL IS OURS OURSFAST OURSFAST OURSFAST
FAST AND TIGHT TIGHTProperty TIGHTProperty TIGHTTurned
Property Formally Formallynote Turned Turn d Over to the theUnited theUnited
United note States by the French FrenchCompany FrenchCompany FrenchCompany
Company CompanyMUCH CompanyMUGH CompanySecond
MUCH MUCFFCEREMONY CEREMONY AT PANAMA PANAMAATTENDS PANAlV1AATTENDS PANAMAATTENDS
ATTENDS ACT OF TRANSFER TRANSFERSecond TRANSFERSecond TRANSFERI
I
Second SecondMUCFFCEREMONY Lieut tent Brooke Accepts Tender for the theUnited t thenice e eUnited
United nice States Stat fates s From rem Mr r Renaudin enau i n the theFrench theFrench theFrench
French Representative RepresentativePANAMA
PANAMA May 4 4The The formal act a t of turning over the Panama Canal to lothe tothe tothe
the United Slates Government was performed pe ormed with much ceremony ceremony at 730 730oclock 730oclock 730oclock
oclock this morning morningThe morningThe morningThe
The canal was received by Second Lieut Mark Brooke of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Engineer Corps on behalf of the United States StatesConsul StatesConsu StatesConsul
Consul General Gudger and other prominent Americans witnessed witn ssed the ceremony cere ceremony ceremouYYhich ¬
mony mouYYhich which concluded with the raising of the American flagUNITED flag flagUNITED flagUNITED
UNITED STATES STATES HAS TITLE AND POSSESSION
At last the United States Is in com complete comJlete complete ¬
plete and undisputed possession of the thePanama thePanama thePanama
Panama Canal the strip trip through which whichit whichit whichit
it passes passes and all the property and ap appurtenances appurtenances appurtenances ¬
purtenances pertaining to the canal canalproject canalproject canalproject
projecta project projectThe projectThe
The formal transfer took place at 730 730oclock 730oclock 730oclock
a
oclock this morning at Panama The ThePresident ThePresident ThePresident
President and the Departments of Jus
I
Gen George W T Davis governor of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Panama Canal zone accompanied accompaniedby
by b a corps of American engineers will willleave willleave willleave
leave New York next Tuesday and on onarrived onarrIved onarrived
arrived at Colon will 111 auewm a etllnf entire entirecontrol enUrecontrol entirecontrol
control of the canal property Just ac acquired acqulred acquired ¬
quired by the United States StatesThe StatesThe StatesThe
The laborers now employed there by bythe b bthl bythe
the French Company of whom there thereare tbr tbrart thereare
are about 1704 and who whq have b been beenworking beenworking en enworking
working under American direction for forthe torthe forthe
the past year In the excavation oxcavaU n of the
tlce State and War were at once notitied noti notified notified ¬
fied fiedRepresenting Representing the New Panama Canal CanalCampany CnnniI CanalCompany
Company C mpany was M Renaudin who held heldpower heldpower heldpower
I power of attorney The United States Statesrepresentative Statesrepresentatle Statesrepresentative
representative In the transaction was wasSecond wasSecond wasSecond
Second Lieutenant Brooke of the armydesignated army armydesignated arm armdesignated
designated by b Secretary of War Vnr Taf Tart t for forthat forthat forthat
that purpose with full authority to act actfor actfor actfor
for the Government
Payment for Canal CanalThrough CanalThrough CanalThrough
Through J P Morgan
The Secretary of the Treasury Treasut has hasfound hasfound hasa
a found he Is unable to carry out the con contract contract contract ¬
tract arranged arr nged with Morgan Co Coby Cob Coby
by b the Attorney ttorne General approved approvedby approvedb approvedby
by b the Cabinet by which the 40J009000 34000Q0000due 40ooQOOOdue j jdue
due the canal can l company was was asto to be paid paidover paidoer paidover
over No money mon will be paid on the theJ40000000
J40000000 40000000 owed to the French Interests Interestsuntil Interestsuntil interestsuntil
until Morgan Co has deposited depositedsecurity depositedsCunt depositedsecurity
security sCunt to the amount amoUnt of 4 4L00030 4L00030when 4tOO < XXJOOO XXJOOOwhen < tOJO tOJOwhen
when It will be appointed special dls dlsbursiing dlsbursting disbursiing
bursiing agent of the Government not nota nota nota
a fiscal agent agentIt aentIt agentIt
It Is thought the security securlt will be de deposited dur deRed ¬
posited r < Red by the last of the week where whereupc whereUPCJ whereupc
upc UPCJ n rthe the great reat warrant will Ill be drawnThe drawn drawnThe drawnThe
The manner mannerpt pf paying the French in inttetts 1 1ttuts Intt
tt ttetts Bets was the topic of discussion i uselon tyesterdays t tj testerdays
j yesterdays esterdays Cabinet meeting when plans plansiirranged plansIIrramed plansarranged
arranged by b the Attorney Attorne General wer wersubmitted we weslbmtttcd wear wearsrbmitted
submitted to the President dlscussein discussed dlreussOlIIn
in all their bearings and approved approvedThe approedThe approvedThe
The Attorney Attorne General was authorized authorizedto
to make an arrangement with J J P PMorgan Prorgan PMorgan
Morgan Co whereby whereb the money mlme Is to tobe tobe tobe
be paid at once to them in a lump lumpsum lumpsum lumpsum
sum This firm then becomes responsible responsiblefor
for the proper distribution or the money moneyin monto montoin moneyin
in France FrancePlan FrnntePlan FrancePlan
Plan of the GovernmentThe Government GovernmentThe GovernmentThe
The plan for this payment Is set forth forthin tortbIn forthin
in a letter from Attorney Attorne General Knox Knoxreceived Kno KnorEceived Knoxreceived
received by b the President this morning morningMr morningMr morningMr
Mr Knox reports that he has madeall made madeall madeall
all arrangements with the canal com company compan company ¬
pany pan and Morgan Co whereby the thelatter thelatter the1tter
latter are designated as agents to make makethe makethe makethe
the money transfer transferThe trRnsferThe transferThe
The 540000000 40090000 is to be deposited with withMorgan withloran withMorgan
Morgan Co at once on upon the de delivery de del1VCIJ delivery ¬
livery by b the canal company to the theUnited the1nlted theUnited
United States of all the property In Included included included ¬
cluded In the purchase So that th thdeposit the thedtpQslt thedeposit
deposit of 40603009 40 with Morgan Mor tn Co Coby Cob Coby
by b the United States Is accepted by the thecunal thecunal thecanal
cunal company as equivalent to a pay 1 ¬
ment for the purposes of a delivery of ofthe orthe ofthe
the property to the United States StatesDistribution StntpsDistributi StatesDistribution
Distribution n of Money MoneyMorgan MoneyMorgan MoneyMorgan
Morgan Co will make the dlstrlbuj distribution distribu distribution
tion as aw followsThey follows followsThey Uows I IThe
They The will place 20009000 francs J4000 4000
000 in the Bank of France to the credit creditof creditof creditof
of Jean Pierre Gautron the t e liquidator liquidatorof
of the old Panama Canal Company This Thisrepresents Thisrepresents Thisrepresents
represents the value alue of the Panama Rail Railroad Railroad Railroad ¬
road shares the title to which was not notto notto notto
to pass to the th new company until the thecompletion thecompletlon thecompletion
completion of the canal unless 20000000 20000000francs 20000000francs 20000 20000francs
francs was paid therefor to the liquid liquidator liquidator liquidator ¬
ator of the old company companyNew companyNew companyNew
New Companys SharesFive Shares SharesFive SharesFive
Five million francs 1000000 will be liepaid bePAid bepaid
paid Into the Bank of France to the thecredit thecredit thecredit
credit of the New Panama Canal Com Company Company Cornp529 ¬
pany panyOf
Of the remainder of the 40000000 40 40per 40per 401 401per
per cent thereof Is to be paid into the theBank theBank theBank
Bank of France to the credit of the thenew thenew thenew
new new company and 60 fj per cent to the thecredit thecredit thecredit
credit of the liquidator of the old com company company comany ¬
pany any as provided by the decree of the theFrench theFrench
wench French courts confirming the award of ofthe otthe ofthe
the arbitrators arbitratorsPower arbitratorsPower arbitratorsPower
Power of Attorney AttorneyThe AttorneyThe AttorneyThe
The new Panama Cannl Company In Inliquidation Inliquidation inliquidation
liquidation has given a mandate orpower or orpower orpower
power Of attorney to Renaudin their theirleyreeentative theirIepfetJentatle theirtepresentatrve
leyreeentative upon the Isthmus with withcomplete wlttcomplete withcomplete
complete Instructions concerning the da dalivery do doIhcr delivery
livery Ihcr of the property Major Genera GeneraBiooke GeneralBooke al aln
Biooke n ooke acts for the United StatesThe States StatesThe StatesThe
The canal company hu likewise likewiseplaced lIkewi likewiseplaced e eplaced
placed at the disposition of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States the personnel of Its organization organizationupon organizationupon organizationupon
upon the Isthmus IsthmusThe IsthmusThe IsthmusThe
The general effect of the arrangement arrangementwith arrangementwith
with Morgan is to create him 1 a fiscal fiscalagent fiscalarent fiscalagent
agent of the Government GovernmentIt Governmentt
It is not contemplated t that there t tbe here will willbe willbean
be bean any difficulty encountered In making makingthis maldngthis makingthis
this arrangement Forty million dollars dollarsIB
IB a large sum to deposit as security securitybut securitybut securlt securltbut
but cases have been known where wheremoney wheremone he hemoney
money mone has served as security for itself
GENERAL DAVIS SOON TO SAILTO SAIL SAILTO SAILTO
TO ASSUME GOVERNORSHIP
Culebra Cut will be continued These Thesemen Thesemen Thesemen
men are acclimated acclimatedIt
It Is not the intention of the canal canalcommission canalcomml canalcommission
commission comml lon to import any an large num number number number ¬
ber of Americans to work on the canal canaluntil canaluntil canaluntil
until sanitary precautions have been beentaken beentaken beentaken
taken and a good water supply secured securedlor securedlor securedfor
lor Panama This important work will willbo wUlbo willbe
bo the first to be undertaken by b General GeneralDavlH GeneralDa GeneralDavis
Davis Da DavisIn DavlHIn liII liIIIn
In the meantime detailed plans and andspecifications andspecifications andspeeideations
specifications for construction purposes purposeson
on the various sections of the canal will willbe wHlbe willbe
be prepared by b the engineers for sub submission submi8 submission ¬
mission mi8 lon t to contractors
STATISTICS EXPLODE EXPLODE THEORY THEORYOF THEORYOF THEORYOF
OF PANAMA UNHEALTHFULNESS
One or r two erroneous ideas Ide s that are areprevalent areprevalent areprevalent
prevalent In this country AS t to the theamount thenmount theamount
amount of sickness along the route of ofthe ottbe ofthe
the Panama Canal are exploded In a artport 8rt areport
report rt port made by Surgeon J C Perry of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Public Health and Marine Hospital HospitalService HoeptalStorvlC4 HospitalService
Service ServiceFrom StorvlC4From ServiceFrom
From statistics gathered by t him fromthe from fromthe rromth
the th official records recor of the canal hospital hospitalit
it appears that during the last six years yearsthere yearsthere 08rs 08rsthere
there have been an average of 2018 OIS per persons pcrsons persons ¬
sons employed by the French companyAmong company companyAmong comp ny nyAmong
Among these there have been n only onl two twocusea twocuses twocases
cases of yellow ellow fever during durln that time timeone timeonE timeone
one > of ci which was imported and both of ofwhich otwhleh ofwhich
which recovered recoveredTaking recoveredTaking
I
Taking account of all disease Includ ineludIng Including IncludIng ¬
ing an epidemic of smallpox which hlch oc occurred occurred occurred ¬
curred In 1001 19 and accidents the aver average alurage average ¬
age number of employes sick duringthose during duringthose duringthose
those six years eanl was 8S only onl 2794 per cent centand centand centa
a and the deaths only t 2s 231 per cant Sixty Sixtyper Sixtyper Sixtyper
per cent of the th general mortality mortalltr ws wsVisit WtJSVisit wasVisit
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caused by b chronic organic orga lc diseases diseaseswhich diseaseswhich diseaseswhich
which are incident to all countries countrieswhereas countrhwhereas countrieswhereas
whereas the deaths due to climatic diseases dis diseases diseases ¬
eases did not exceed 920 por cent centNearly centNuarly centNearly
Nearly all of 9430 per cent of the thedeaths thedeaths thedeaths
deaths occurred among the laborers laborersIt
It is pointed out that this exceeding exceedingly ¬
ly h favorable showing should not be taken tak taken taken ¬
en a as It an index of the amount of sick sickness slckneM sickflees ¬
ness that would occur under the pros present pr proseat i icnt ¬
eat sanitary conditions In a new force forceof Corceot forceof
of workmen engaged en lcd In constructing dif different difterent different ¬
ferent parts of the th canal because the thelaborers th thlaborers thelaborers
laborers forming the basis of these sta statistics statlstlcs statistics ¬
tistics are not only acclimated by long longresidence lam lamresidence Ion Ionresidence
residence on the isthmus but they have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been principally engaged at Culebrawhich Culebra Culebrawhich Culebrawhich
which offers a better sanitary site than thansome thansome thansome
some other portions of the canal routeThe route routeThe routerhe
The Isthmian Canal Commission met mettoday mettGda mettoday
today tGda in Washington for the first time timesince timesince timesince
since Its return from Panama PanamaThe Panamajhe PanamaThe
The commission was unable to take takeup takeup takeup
up up the long list of applications for em employmont m mSloyment mpioymont
pioymont as the work has not been beenafinitely beendefInitely beendefinitely
Sloyment
defInitely mapped out It was decided decidedto
to sond the corps of sanitary exports exportsemployed exportsomployed exportsemployed
employed by the commission back to toPanama topAm topwnema
Panama pAm to make another Inspection
TYBIMETT TYNERBARRETTTRIAL TYNERBARRETITRIAL TYBIMETTI
TRIAL TAKES ON ONTECHNICAL ONTECHNICAL
I II1I1L 1 iUXLAJ VII VII1EC1CM
TECHNICAL CASTFev CAST GOTFew CASTFew
Few in in Attendance andthe and andthe andthe
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the Proceedings Very VeryProsy VeryProsy VeryProsy
Prosy ProsyDOCUMENTS ProsyDOCUMENTS ProsyDOCUMENTS
DOCUMENTS PRESENTEDRichard PRESENTED PRESENTEDRichard PRESENTEDRi
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Richard Ri hard Webster Continues ContinuesHis ContinuesHis ContinuesHis
His Testimony Testim ny at To Todays Todays Todays ¬
days SessionLack Session SessionLack SessionLack
Lack of populhr lni hI1r3t r < 3t In the Tyner TynerBarrett TynerBarrett TynerBarrett
Barrett postoflic < case was manifested manifestedthis manlrestedthis manifestedthis
this morning whtn there were not at any anyone anyone anyone
one time more than a dozen spectators spectatorsIn
In the courtroom During the Machen Machentrial Machentrial Machentrial
trial which w ws wt s concluded a few weeks weeksago weeksago weeksago
ago the court was continually crowded crowdedmany crowdedmany crowdedmany
many being unable to get seats seatsRichard seatsRlchnrd seatsRichard
Richard M W Webster bster who succeeded succeededBarrett succeededBarrett succeededBarrett
Barrett as assistant to the Assistant At Attorney Attorno Attorney ¬
torney torno General 40 o the Postofflce Postof lce De Department Department Department ¬
partment continued his testimony this thismorning thisI thismorning
morning It wai Va v a largely 1a gely In the nature natureof natureat natureof
I of identification c of documents In an answer anser answer ¬
swer to a question by the prosecution prosecutionwhich prosecutionwhich prosecutionwhich
which was objected to by the defense defensebut defensebut defensebut
but overruled after considerable argu argument argument argument ¬
ment he said that his testimony testlmon was wasthe wasthe wasthe
the same as s that which he gave before beforethe beforethe beforethe
the grand jury juryWebster junVebster juryWebster
Webster was followed by Chief Post Postofflce Postoffice Postoffice ¬
office Inspector Cochran and Haines HalnesMorgan HainesIorgan HainesMorgan
Morgan of the Assistant Attorney Generals Gen Generals Genetals ¬
erals etals office Todays Toda s proceedings were wereof weleoC wereof
of a technical character and devoid of ofIncident otIncident ofincident
Incident
Clerk Webster Recalled RecalledRichaa Recal1edRicla1 RecalledRicha
Richaa Richa t M Webster law clerk In InTyners InTyners InTyners
Tyners office who testified yesterday yesterdavresumed yesteldavrsumed yesterdayresumed
resumed the stand when the court COul twas twasoJcned was wasopened wasoened
opened at 10 oclock this morning Ho Hoidentified H HIdentified Heidentified
identified at Mr Taggarts request several sev several se seeral ¬
eral letter flies of tho department departmentMr
Mr Worthington then took up the thecrossexamination theI thecrossexamination
I crossexamination
Witness xyner s 01 01llce 0 0t1C
lice t1C In October 1SSS as a clerk Hementioned He Hementioned Hementioned
mentioned the names of two clerks who whthad whohad j jhad
had been engaged there at that limp limpLater tim timLater timeLater
Later another clerk was assigned nsgigned thonu thonus thClII theraq
s aq v 1 that the office force consisted conshitedof of Gen General Uenend General ¬
eral Tyner Mr Barrett three clerksand clerks clerksand clerkfand
and a colored messenger messengerThe mossengerThe messenger messengerThe
The control of frauu order easer ases was wastaken wastahen wastaten
taken up The oases came from the theFourth to toPOJurth theFourth
Fourth Assistant Postmaster Post muster General Generaloffice Genurlmee e
office mee to Mr Huebner Postmasterthe ne neot of ofanti the thee theclerks clerks clerksanti clorksan
anti an If the case seemed seeme to demand tic tiction actIOn tc tctron
tion a recommendation was made to tothat tothat tothat
that effect
I
Lawyers iri Contention ContentionWhen ConfentianVhen ContentionWhen
When Mr Worthington asked witness w1tn witnesswhat ss j jwhat
what he had testified to before b fore the thegrand thegrand thegrand I <
grand jury ju Mr Taggart objected objectedFor objectedFor objectedFor
For what hat purpose do you ou ask the thequestion thequestion thequestion
question asked Judge Pritchard PritchardMr
Mr Worthingtonaddressing Worthlngton addressing the court courtcontended courtcontended courtcontended
contended that the secrecy of the grand grandjury grandjur grandjury
jury jur room did not protect the witness witnessfrom witnessfrom witnessfrom
from testifying testlryln In open court on the themight thesame thesame
same points Counsel ounsel held that witness witnessmight witnessmight
might testify testlf to one thing before the thegrand thegrand
grand jury and to something else later lateron lateron lateron I
on in open court and that he could couldnot couldnot couldnot
not be excused from answering on cross crossexamination crossexamination
examination Mr Worthlngtons con contention contentlon contention ¬
tention was that the indictment was wasfound i ifound I Itound
found not In accordance with the evi evidence evidence ¬ I
dence but In spite of the theeldence evidence evidenceThe evidenceThe
The attorneys discussed the question questionfor questiontor questionforr I I
for ten minutes when Judge Pritchard Pritchardruledthat Pritchardruled1that Pritchardruledthat
ruledthat he would permit the question questionto
to be asked for the purpose of Im Impeaching Impeaching impeaching ¬
peaching the witness and for that pur purpose purpose purpose ¬
pose only
Question of Signature SignatureMr
Mr Ir Worthlngton 3 Question was W S re repeated repeated repeated ¬
peated as to whether or not witness had hadnot hndnot hadnot
not stated before the grand Jury that thatit thatIt thatit
it was the Invariable rule that when whena
a fraud order was being violated a arecommendation arecommendation arecommendation
recommendation was made to the head headof headat headof
of the office for action actionWitness actionWitness actionWitness
Witness replied he had endeavored to todo todo todo
do so soCounsel soCounsel soCounsel
Counsel took up the subject of memo memoranda memorandll memoranda ¬
randa on the subject of fraud orders and andwitness andwitness andwitness
witness identified the form of fraud or order order order ¬
der In use as shown sh wn by bIl a case dated a June
city postomceMr
Mr Worthington wished to o learn learnwhether loornwhetber learnwhether
whether all fraud orders were of one oneform oneform oneform
form formWitness formVltne formWitness
Witness Vltne s said the order when executed executedcame executedcame executedcame
came back to the department for filing filingso filingso
so that if any ny other style of fraud orderhad order orderhad orderhad
had been b en in use it ought to be on file fileIn tlleIn illein
In the department departmentBig departmentBig departmentBig
Big Job for Witness WitnessMr WitnessIr WitnessMr
Mr Mr Ir Worthington thereupon requested requestedthe lcqustedthe requestedthe
the witness to supply suppl him with a record recordof recordof recordof
of all the cases in the department in inwhich InI Inwhich inwhich
I which fraud orders had been prepared In Inthe inI inthe
the time he hud h d been in the office with withBarrett withI withBarrett
I
I BarrettThe Barrett BarrettThe BarrettI
I The witness quailed a bit at this sug suggestion suggestion ¬
I gestion and said he didnt believe Mr MrWorthington MrVorthlngton MrWorthington
Worthington knew what a Job that thatwould thatwould thatwould
would be beMr beMr beMr
Mr Worthington sold Sfll he dldjinow didknow did know and andsuggested nn nnsuggestod andsuggested
suggested that the witness wltnO s might attend attendto attendto attendto
to It In the recess of the court courtWitness courtyltness courtWitness
Witness said in answer to questions questionsthat Questionsthat ouestionsthat
that he knew of the procedure In fraud fraudorder fraudorder fraudorder
order cases but knew little about any anybend anybend anybend
bend Investment schemesQuestion schemes schemesQuestion schemesQuestion
Question of if > f Signature SignatureMr
Mr Worthington at tits this point Intro Introduced Introduced introduced ¬
duced In evidence a document which he heshowed heshowed heshowed
showed the witness and asked whose whosehandwriting whosohandwrltln whosehandwriting
handwriting handwrltln the document bore boreWitness boreVltneSB boreWitness
Witness said he thought It was that thatof thatot thatof
of Huebner He could not tell when the thedocument thedocument thedocument
document had gone Into the files or orwhether orwhethor orwhether
whether It had been there only onl r a week weekprimps weekprhavs weekprhaps
primps as Mr Worthington suggested suggestedIf
If it was there It was where It ought oughtto oughtto oughtto
to have been the witness added addedMr addedMr addedMr
Mr Worthington then took up the re report r rport report ¬
port of Judge Tyner as Assistant A 8Istant Attor Attorney Attorney Attorney ¬
ney General for the Postoffice Postot ce Depart Department Department Department ¬
ment for the year ended June SO ill 1U02 1901Mr 1U02Mr 1J0 1J0Mr
Mr Taggart at a previous time in the thetrial thetrial thetrial
trial had read half hal of one paragraph paragraphspecified paragraphspecified paragraphspecified
specified and Mr Worthington said h hwould hwould ho howould
would read the rest of It It related relatedto relatodto
to the number of fraud orders Issued of ofwhich otwhich ofwhich
which nine had been revoked because becausetheir becausetheir becausetheir
their object had been attained attainedWitness attnlntllVltnoss attainedWitness
Witness said he could not throw any anyContinued anyC anyContinued
Continued C nUnued on Ninth Page PagoVisit PageI PageVisit
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i L GENERAL KUROPATKIN i
RUSSIAS GREAT STRATEGIST STRATEGISTOn
On Kuropatkin the Czar and his people rely to check the advance of ofJapan ofJap ofJapan
Japan Jap
JapanHis
His headquarters are at Mukden Mukdim to which point the Mikados forces for s are areslowly areslowly areslowly
slowly moving Should ShouldNiuchwang Niuchwang fall Mukden will be the next place of ofattack ofattack ofattack
attack attackLABOR attackI attackLABOR
I 1 1LABOR
LABOR LEADER PARKS PARKSIS
IS DEAD IN SING SING SINGTuberculosis SINGTuberculosis SINGTuberculosis
5
Tuberculosis Jhe the e Cause arse o of His is Passing PassingAway PassingAwaY7 assn assnwa
Away AwaY7 wa Se entence enced ncecl1 to Prison friionforE for or Extor ExtorLion tor Qr Qrtion
Lion L ng a WalkIng Delegate
OSSINING N Y May 4 ISam Sam Parks Parksthe Parksthe Parksthe
the walking delegate of the House Housesmiths Housesmiths Housesmiths
smiths Union of New York city who whowas whowas whowas
was convicted of extortion In connec connection connection connection ¬
tion with building strikes in New York Yorkdied Yorkdied Yorkdied
died at 716 15 oclock this morning Parki Parkiwho Parl Parlwho Parkewho
who had been sentenced to Sing Sing Singprison Singprison Singprison
prison to serve a term of one year ear and andsix andsix andsix
six months failed almo almost > t immediately immediatelyafter immediatelyatter immediatelyafter
after he fell into the clutches of cit the lawTuberculosis law lawTuberculosis lawTuberculosl8
Tuberculosis was the cause of his death deathParks deathParks deathParks
Parks was a Westerner In early earl life lifehe Urehe lifehe
he was a sailor and from that he a drift drifted drlrted drifted ¬
ed Into the houHemlths hou8 mlths trade i He be became becam became ¬
came cam interested in labor unions and andbeing andbeing andbeing
being an aggressive man with some someability someability
ability ablUt he took his place among the theleaders theleaders theleaders
leaders of the housesmlths house mlths unions He Hewas HeI Hewas
was brought to New York several years yearsago yearsago yearsago
ago by b a constructing corporation corporationThrough corporstlonThrough corporationThrough
Through his efforts the wages of house housesmiths hou8esmiths housesmiths
smiths were raised In one year ear from
250 to S450 S450Arrest SUOArrest 5450Arrest
Arrest and Conviction ConvictionParks ConvictionParka ConvictionParks
Parks arrest and conviction followed followeda
a series of building strikes In New York
It was charged that for money consid considerations consldetitJons constdeations ¬
erations he called call d off strikes He claim claimed claimed claimed ¬
ed that this money went ent to his union unionbut unionbut unionbut
but this was denied deniedParks deniedParks deniedParks
Parks has been dying by inches for formany forman formany
many man weeks and recently his decline docl ne be became became became ¬
came very vet rapid It is said that his histuberculosis histuberculosis histuberculosis
tuberculosis was only a part of the dis disease dlsi disease ¬
i ease which ate away his life Of latehe late latehe latehe
he has been confined to his cot in the theprison theprison theprison
prison hospital and so weak he could couldhardly couldhardi3
hardly raise his head from the pillow pillowMan pillowMan
Man of Force ForceParks ForceParks
Parks Parl was a remarkable force among amongthe amongthe
the members of his union During the thelast thelast
last Labor Day parade he was made mailemore mademore mademore
more or less of a hero by b his followers followersas
as he rode at the head of a line on asnowwhite a asnowwhite asnowwhlte
snowwhite horse By other laboring laboringmen laboringmen laboringmen
men he was hated and feared but they the theknow
knew that if 1 they th y incurred his dis displeasure dlsplealture displeasure ¬
pleasure he would send < nd his gang to en entertain entertain entertain ¬
tertain them themParks themParks themParks
Parks always maintained an entertainment enter entertainment entertltlnment ¬
tainment committee Never once since sincehis sincehis sincehis
his conviction has Parks lost his Iron Ironnerve Ironnerve ironnerve
nerve Since he has been in prison hehas he hehas hehas
has been expelled from his union
Bishop Satterlee SatterleeRaps SatterleeRapsWashington Raps RapsWashington RapsWashington
Washington Smart Set SetHead SetHead SetHead
Head of Episcopalian Church Condemns the thePractices thePractices thePractices
Practices of Society and Declares His HisFlock HisFlock HisFlock
Flock Lacks Spirituality
In a forcible address on the varied variedaspects variedaspocts variedaspects
aspects of diocesan life the Right Rev RevBishop RevBishop RevBishop
Bishop Satterlee today at the ninth an annual annual annual ¬
nual convention COII ltl n of the diocese of Wash Washington Washington VuhIngton ¬
ington paid his respects to the changes changesIn
In the social life of Washington a hlngton Amongother Among Amongother Amongother
other things ho h said saidDangers saidDangers saidDangers
Dangers have arisen that the nine nineteenth nineteenth nineteenth ¬
teenth century centur Washington was free freefrom freetrom freefrom
from A simplicity pervaded the social socialatmosphere socialatmosphere socialatmosphere
atmosphere men were classed for what whatthey whntthey whatthey
they were not for what they the pro professed proI professed ¬
fessed tefliledIn fessedIn fessedIn
In tho twentieth century the tone of oflife otlire oflife
I life in Washington has became less lessnatural lessnatural tossnatural
natural social conditions have changed changedand changednnd changedand
and for the worse New residents of a awealthy awealthy awealthy
wealthy and leisure class cla s who hold no noresponsibility noresponslblUtr noresponsibility
responsibility for the welfare of the thecommunity thecommunlt thecommunity
community communlt create a sense of carelessirresponsibility careless carelessIrresponsibility carel J JIrresponsibility
Irresponsibility in our citizens citizensThese citizensThese citizensThese
These have false Ideals and make makesocial makesocial makesocial
social pleasure the business bUl ness of life lifeTheir liteTheir lifeTheir
Their Influence percolates to all classes classesand clnmlesand classesand
and saps the foundation of characterSimplicity character characterSimplicity characterSimplicity
Simplicity Is Dead DeadContinuing DeadContinuing
Continuing Bishop Satterlee said saidThe saidThe saidThe
The democratic d moeratlc simplicity of the th nine nineteenth nirHteenth nineteenth ¬
teenth century Is a thing of the past pastInstead pastinstead
Instead we have the smart set setrough setrough setrough
rough set and fast set attracting attractingabnormal attractingabnormul attractingabnormal
abnormal attention and exercising exercl8ln enor enormous enormous nor normous ¬
mous Influence and giving an Interna International Internntlonal international ¬
tional capital tone to Washington which whichis
is unhealthful and dangerous dangerousBishop dangerousBlsho dangerousBishop
Bishop Blsho Satterlee also reviewed the theprogress theprogrc theprogress
progress progrc s of church institutions In Ututions partic particularly purtleularl ptrticuinrly ¬
ularly ularl the cathedral foundation and th thEpiscopal thEpiscopal the theEpiscopal
Episcopal Eye Ear and Throat Hospi Hospital HasPItal Hospital ¬
tal He further said saidThe saidThe saidThe
The diocese of Washington Wa hlnlfton occupies occupiesa
a > unique position in tho American AmericanChurch AmerlennChurch AmericanChurch
Church It is a witness of Jesus J CMUS Christ
in the capital of the country and represents repre represents ¬
sents nts the primitive church Besides it itmust Itmust itmust
must be in full sympathy with the va various various a arlous ¬
rious Protestant bodies bodi whose ancestors ancestorsbelonged aneestosbelonged ancestorsbelonged
belonged to the Church Churc shwhose of England EnglandConvention EnglandConvention EnglandConvention
Convention Opens OpensThe OpensThe OpensThe
The convention opened by b a celebra celebration c celebratictt lebrtl lebrtlHen ¬
Hen of the holy hol eucharist in Epiphany EpiphanyChurch EpiphanyChurch EpiphanyChurch
Church this morning A procession procession of offiftyfive ottlCtyt1ve offiftyfive
fiftyfive presbyters clad In their priest priestly pricstI ¬
I ly robes and lint the Bishops of Washing Washington Washington Yashin Yashinton ¬
ton and Brazil marched from the west westvertry wu wetvestry t toctry
vestry octry around the church yard to the themain theuudn thetrain
main door of the church where it on ontend cnte entead
tend te d proceeding up the main aisle All Alltht Alltit 11 11Un
tit while the choir and congregation congregationsang cQngregntl3rsnng congregati3rSang
sang Suint Bernards hymn Jerusalem Jeruatlenrthe Jerusalemthe Jerualemthe
the Golden GoldenWEATHER GoldenWEATHER GoldenWEATHER
WEATHER REPORT REPORTFair
Fair weather Is indicated for tonightand tonight tonightand tonightand
and Thursday In all parts of the Washington Wash Washington ash ashIngton ¬
ington forecast district except in the thelower thelower thelower
lower Mississippi valley alle and western westernTennessee westernTennessee westernTennessee
Tennessee where showers are probable probableSeasonal probableSeasonal probableSeasonal
Seasonal temperatures will prevail for forthe forthe forthe
the next few daysThe days daysThe dnsThe
The winds along the middle Atlantic AtlanticCoast AtlanticCOlist AtlanticCoast
Coast will be light and variable on the thesouth thesouth thesouth
south Atlantic Coast oast fresh fre h northeaster northeasterly ¬
ly on the east Gulf Gul coast fresh east eastto eastto eastto
to northeast and on the lower lakes lakesfresh lakesfresh lakesfresh
fresh southerlyTHE southerly southerlyTHE souther southerTHE
THE TEMPERATURE TEMPERATUREI
9 I a m 00
12 noon US t1STHE
1 p m 13 < S
2 p m 6D 09THE 6DTHE
THE SUN SUNSun SUNSun SUNSun
Sun sets today 61 p m mSun mSun mSun
Sun rises tomorrow tomorrow459 450 a m mTIDE mTIDE mTIDE
TIDE TABLE TABLELow TABLELow TABLELow
Low tide today 605 p m mHigh mHigh mHigh
High tide today 1153 p m mLow mLow mLow
Low tide tomorrow 621 a m 6 665 5 p m mHigh mHlgh mHigh
High tide tomorrow tomorrow120S 12OS p m moj
oj
PORT ARTHUR ARTHURBOTTLED ARTHURBOTTLED ARTHURBOTTLED
BOTTLED UP UPJaps UPJaps UPJails
Japs Said to Have Succeeded in Latest At Attempt Attempt Attempt ¬
tempt to Block Channel ChannelTwo Two Vessels VesselsLie VesselsLie VesselsLie
Lie in Harbor Entrance EntranceDESPERATE EntranceDESPERATE EntranceDESPERATE
DESPERATE VALOR SHOWN SHOWNBY SHQWN SHQWNBY SHOWNBY
BY JAPANESE NAVAL CADETS CADETSRussians CADETSRussians CADETSRussians
Russians Discharge 3500 Shells at Fire Fireships Fireships Fireships
ships and Torpedo Boats oats in Attempt Attemptto
to Repel Repelthe the the Attack AttackLONDON AttackLONDON AttackLONDON
LONDON May 4 The Reuter Telegram Company has a dis dispatch dispatch dispatch ¬
patch from Tokyo stating that the Japanese were successful in their at attempt attempt attempt ¬
tempt to bottle up Port Arthur on Monday last lastThe lastThe lastThe
The Central News also has a wire from its Rome correspondent correspondentstating correspondentstating correspondentstating
stating that a telegram received there from Tokyo asserts that the latest latestJapanese latestJapanese latestJapanese
Japanese attempt to block the channel to Port Arthur Harbor was suc successful successfu1 successful ¬
cessful cessfulTwo
Two vessels e1s says the telegram now lie in the harbor entrance entranceHEROIC entrance entranceHEROIC entranceHEROIC
HEROIC DARING OF NAVAL CADETS CADETSST CADETSST CADETSST
ST PETERSBURG May 4 4A A press telegram from Port Arthur Arthurdescribes Arthurd Arthurdescribes
describes d ribes the latest attempt of the Japanese to o bottle up the port on Mon Monday Monday Monday
day last as unparalleled in naval history h tory for its daring The crews of the thefireships thefireships thefireships
fireships were composed of Japanese naval cadets who acted with the thegreatest thegreatest thegreatest
greatest bravery and most desperate valor in the face of a murderous murderousfire murderousfire 0 0fire
fire
RUSSIANS FIRE 3500 SHELLS SHELLSPORT SHELLSPORT SHELLSPORT
PORT ARTHUR May 4 4An An idea of the terrific resistance resist nce of offered offered offered ¬
fered by the Russians in defending the channel from the threatened threatenedblockade threatenedblockade threatenedblockade
blockade by the Japanese on Monday can be gained from the fact that inall in inall inall
all 3500 shots were fired by the Russian batteries and guards on the at attacking attacking attacking ¬
tacking fireships fireshipsCapture fireshipsCapture fireshipsCapture
Capture of Niuchwang NiuchwangBy NiuchwangBy NiuchwangBy
By Second Jap Army
LONDON May 4 4The The Cheefoo carrepbiitient cor correpnaent corf
repnaent f nt of the Chronicle says the theJapanese tbeiapan theiapanese
iapan Japanese S landed at Ylngkow on May 1 1anci 1antl 1ana
ana attacked and captured Nluchwang Nluchwangon
on the evening of May 1tla 2 The Russians Russiansare Rus Russiansarc lans lansare
are falling back to protect the railway railwayxhe rn11wa rn11waPihc railwaythe
the Shanghai correspondent of the theMorning theMorning theMorning
Morning Post reports the foregoing foregoingas toregolnas
as t a > rumor current at Cheefoo CheefooShould CheetooEhould CheefooShould
Should Niuchwang be captured the thorailroad theI therailroad
railroad between Port Arthur and Muk Mukden Mukden Mukden ¬
den cut Port Arthur would ould be Isolated Isolatedfrom Isolat isolatedfrom d dfrom
I
from the Russian main army and the thegreat thegreat thegreat
great fortification beleaguered beleagueredNiuchwang beleagueredXlUchwang beleagueredNiuchwang
Niuchwang in the hands of Japan Japanwith Japanwith Japanwith
with an army arm pressing westward from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the mouth of the Yalu would seal the thefate thefate thefate
fate of Port Port Arthur If the city clt cannot cannotbe cannotbe cannotbe
be captured from sea it can be as assaulted JlSSBultod as assaulted ¬
saulted from land If the assault falls fallsthe fall fallthe failsthe
the Japanese can sit down around Port PoitArthur Pm PortArthur t trthur
Arthur rthur and starve Its garrison into surrvider sur surrender 5urrc1der ¬
render just as Grant did Pembertocs Pembertonsarmy Pembertocsarmy Pembertosarmy
army at Vicksburg VicksburgNiuchwang ViGksburgNluchwnng VicksburgNiuchwang
Niuchwang is on the Gulf of Llao LlaoTung LlalTunl Liaoung
Tung ung about 150 miles north of Port Ar Arthur Arthur Arthur ¬
thur The line of the railroad from fromPort fromPort fromPort
Port Arthur north runs through Its en
BERLIN May a 4 IA A dispatch from St StPetersburg StPetersburg StPetersburg
Petersburg states that three students studentswho studentswho studentswho
who were sent to Siberia in 1901 and andwho andwho andwho
who on their own request were granted grantedpermission grantedpermission grantedpermission
permission by b the Cznr to go to the thefront thefront thefront
front have hfLv turned traitors to their par partial partlnl partial ¬
tial parole arolf =
virons It Is the key to the Port Arthur Arthurpeninsula Arthu Arthupeninsula Arthurpnisula
peninsula and if the Japanese are se securely securely securely ¬
curely In possession they have the thestrongest thestrongest thastrongest
strongest point for a a land and nava navabase navabase navabase
base in Manchuria The military advantages ad advantages advantages ¬
vantages of its possession in the coming cominggreat comlaggreat cominggreat
great land campaign are incalculable incalculableWith incalculableVlth incalculableWith
With a Japanese army corps at Niu Niuchwang Nluchwang NIuchwang ¬
chwang a Japanese army coming over overland oyerland overland ¬
land from the mouth of the Yalu and andwith andwith andwith
with the guns of Togos fleet thunderingagainst thundering thunderingagainst thunderingagainst
against the sea walls of Port Arthur Arthurthe Arthurthe Arthurthe
the doom of the city whose command commanders commar 1
ers boasted to the White Father that thatIt thlUit that thatit
It was impregnable would be sealed sealedThe sealedThe sealedThe
The capture of Niuchwang would be beclimax a aclimax sclimax
climax In the middle act of the war wartragedy wartragedy wartragedy
tragedy The Japanese have been feinting feint feintIng telntIng
Ing ing along the Yalu They The have thrown
80000 000 troops across that river and the theRussians theRussians theRussians
Russians Russians are being driven westward and andnorthward andnorthward andnorthward
northward toward Mukden MukdenShould MukdenShould MukdenShould
Should Niuchwang fall there would be bethe b bthe bethe
the spectacle of the Russian army with withan withan withan
an advancing foe in front and a Japanese Japa Japanese Japanese ¬
nese army corps In its rear rearNothing rearNothing rearNothing
Nothing would be left for Kuropatldn Kuropatldnto
to do o but fall back to Mukden unless unlesshf unlesJhI unlesshF
hf has a force big enough to fight the theJapanese theJapanese theJapanese
Japanese coming from the Yalu and andthose andthose andthose
those disembarking at Niuchwang NiuchwangIf
If Niuchwang Is captured Port Arthur ArthurIs
Is lost unless half a million soldiers soldierscome soldlenscome soldierscome
come quIckly out of Russia and theyare they theyare theyare
are thought not be there to come
ALLOWED TO GO TO FRONT FRONTEXILES FRONTEXILES
EXILES BECOME TRAITORS
After Aftt > r being b < inl returned from exile it isalleged is isalleged isalleged
alleged they the tried to induce Polish sol soldiers soldiers soldiers ¬
diers to betray betra their cause by b throwing
down their arms when they the should meet meetthe meetthe meetthe
the Japanese JapaneseThe JapaneseThe JaneseThe
The treacherous acts of the students studentswere studentswere studentswere
were discovered All three have been beenhanged beenhaned beenhanged
hanged
RUSSIANS SEARCH STEAMER STEAMERFOR STEAMIERFOR
FOR THE JAPANESE MAIL
LONDON May IA 4 A dispatch to the theReuter theReuter theReuter
Reuter Telegram Company from Port PortSaid PortSaid PortSaid
Said reports that the Peninsular and andj andOriental andOriental
j Oriental liner Osiris has been stopped stoppedI stoppodby stoppedby
I by a a Russian warship and her mail gone goneI goneover goneover
I over by b the Russians who wished to ob obtain obtain obtain ¬
tain any an mail for Japan The Japanese Japanesemall Japanesemall Japanesemail
mall was demanded but was not touch touchI ¬
I
ed by b the Russians as It was at thebottom the thebottom thebottom
bottom of the DUe ulleThe DUeTbe pileThe
The vessel was nine hours out from fromBrindisI tromBrindlri fromBrindisi
BrindisI when the Russian warship warshipKrabri warshipKrabri warshipKrabrI
Krabri forced her to eome eo me about by byfiring byfiring byfiring
firing a blank shot across her bow TheOsiris The TheOsiris TheOsiris
Osiris was detained for two hours and andthen andthen andthen
then permitted to proceed on her trip
ANOTHER JAPANESE ATTACK ATTACKON ATTACKON ATTACKON
t
ON PORT ARTHUR REPULSED
I
ST PETERSBURG May rll 4 4Admnal 4Admiralaexieff Admiral Admiralrilexleff
4 rilexleff lcxlerr telegraphing yesterday from fromPort fronPort ironPort
Port Arthur to Grand Duke A Alexis 4Iulscommand Alexiscommanderinchief lux Is IscommandarInchief
commandarInchief command rlnchlet of the ItuE1lron itusslonracy Husalt ItuE1lronra n nravy
racy ra Y says
1 i Iespt respectfully espootf ttuJ1 ully report that another at attack ntlack u utack ¬
tack made by b the enemy enem during lh lhnight the thenight thenight
night for the purpose of obstructing 1h 1hentrance the thlenlnince theentrance
entrance to the harbor was successfullyrepelled successfully successfullyrepelled sucC06SCUU1repelled
repelled repelledFive repelledFive repelledFive
Five Japanese torpedo boats were wereseen wurueon wereseen
seen eon from the eastern batteries at 1 1oclock 1cllock 1ctlock
oclock In the morning near the const constUnder constUnder coasttUnder
Under the fire of our batteries and war warships wurbhlps warships ¬
ships they retreated southward southwardA
UA A flreship escorted by b several tor torpedo torjOdo taro ¬
pedo boats came In sight at 145 oclocik oclocikThe oclo oclodkThe k kjhe
The batteries and warships opened nrc nrcen fir firen fire firecn
en them Threequarters of an hourlater hour hourlater hourlater
later our searchlights showed a numb numbof ri riot r rof ¬
of flreships approaching the port from fromthe fromth fromthL
the th east and southeast The Otvazny Otvazn Otvaznyy
y
Giifok and Cremtestchy Cremlastcb and the batterns bat batteries batterIes ¬
teries repulsed each by b a well aimed aimedflrb aimedfi aimedfire
fire fi 16
Altogether eight Japanese ships were weresunk weresunk weresunk
sunk by b our vigorous gunfire by b White Whitehead Whitehead Vhlt Vhltheftd
head torpedoes from the torpedo boat boatand boatRl1d boats boatsand
and by b the explosion of several sub submarine submltrfne submarine ¬
marine mines mlnosThe rutneaThe minesThe
The officers commanding the batteries batteriesand batteriesand batteriesand
and the he Gtllak report that two torpedo torpedoboats torpedoboats torpedoboats
boats were also destroyed destroyedThe destroedrl1e destroyedThe
The batteries and gunboats ceased ceasedfiring ceasedfirin ceasedfiring
firing firin ai 4 I oclock subsequently firing firingonly firinllanI firingonly
only anI intermittently at the Japanese tor torpedo torpedo torpedo ¬
pedo boats which remained on tho thohorlzoi thohorlz01 thehorizot
horlzoi All the fireships carried rapid rapidfire rapidfire rapidlire
fire guns with which the enemy en em kept keptup keptup keptup
up a constant fire fireThirty ttreThlrtJ lireThirty
Thirty men who took refuge inlaunches in inlaunches Inlilunches
launches or were rescued from the fire fireships tlresltlnR lireships
ships by b us have been be n brought in ineluding in including lat ¬
eluding two mortally wounded officers officersInspection o olieersInspection icens icensInspection
t Inspection of the roadstead and the tharescue therescue therescue
rescue of drowning men were hindered hinderedby hinderedby hinderedby
by a heavy h avy a sea We Ve a suffered no casual

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