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Vf r?*ra(rraph? or schedulea ns irmtterti of.
SiliilBlfttlve detall, If euch ohango Is <*e
fvlttiahded by the Intefeita ot the hatlon
s';t* h whoie. . .
?fjv if a ui'ltt law has on the whole workcd
?j'toell, ahd U.bUBlness has brospered under
Wit end le prosperlng, lt mny be bnttei to
">??'; ?hdur? some lnconvonlenees and ine
.'ijualltlfts for a tlme thnti by maklng
V'Bhahges tb rlsk cnuslng dlBturbanee nnd
jitterhttps pnralysls ln the Itidustrlos ahd
', ,*bu?lness of tbe country. The faot that the
-' ?jh?hfre ln ft Klven rate of duty may be
v thousjht desirablo doeB not sctllo the ques
tlon whether lt Is ndvlsablo to make the
'1 NO CURB FOR TRUSTS.
:: One polnt we must steadliy keep n
?-i: tnlnd. The qtiesllon ot tnr IT fcvislon,
;.'f,peaklng brondly. stnnds wholly npirt
' Jrom the qucstlon of deallng wlth ihe
'vtriiBls. No clmngo ln tariff dut es can
: .havo any substantlal effect ln solvltig the
? no-called trust problem. Cerlaln gieat
, trusts or great corporatlons no wholly
v- unafTected by tlio tnrlff. Ptnctlcnlly nll
k't\\ii others that aro of nny Importanco
'-?have, as a mat.tcr or fact, numbers ot
:-'. smnller Amerlcan compbtltors, nnd. ot
" eourse, n change In the tariff whloh
'. Would worlt Injury to the large corpora
W tlon would woik not merely Injury but
?; tloKtructlon to lts smnller compelltoffl;
| nnd equally, nf coursc. such a ohnngo
'. would mcan illsnstcrMo all tho wago
. Nvorknrs cotuicctcd wlth clthcr the largo
or tho emall corporatlons.
To sum up. thon. we must. ns a peo
. plc, nppronch a mattor ot such .fctlrno
. ? economlo Importanco ns tno tarlfT Ivont
' .-thn , standpolnt of onr buslness' neeas.
We cannot afford to boconie fossimed ot
to full to recognlzo the fact that. as Ihe
?needB of tho country change It may bo
nccossarv to meet these new noeds by
ohniiglng cortaln features of our tarllT
Inws. Stlll less can wo ufford to faii lo
rocognieo tho further fact that these
g changes must not be mndo untll tho need
? 'or thom ' outwelghs tho disndvaiitages
rhlnh may result; nnd when It becomes
?" hocessarv lo make them they should bo
i-1 mado, with full rccognlllon of tho need of
fr Btabllity in our economic system nnd cif
Ueoplng unchanged tho prlnclplo of thnt
ay?-tem which hns now becomo a settled
;, policy ln our natlonal llfe. Wo havo
prosperod marvclously nt home. As a
, : natlon wo .stnnd In tho vory forcfront ln
"" tho glant Internatlonnl lnduslrlal compo
tltlon of the day, Wo cannot afford by
* ? anv freak of folly to forfelt the posltlon
? [o "whlch wo havo thus trlumphantly nt
W,ITH A HEAVY STICK
$tate Senator Peako Assaults Two Men
(By Assoclntcil I'rens.)
CHATTANOOGA, TENN-, Aprll 4.
',-Btate Senator Walter J. Peako to-day
assaulted John H. CantrlU and W. Dowl
ln'g, promlnent cIUzoiib of Markot Streot,
,-'? the princlpal thoroughfarc. Ho cnrrled a
heavy stlck, wlth whlch he struck Mr.
Dowllng upon the face, serlously In
Jurlng hls eyo and lt Is sald breaklng
tho bones ln one of hls hands. Thls as
eau'lt occurred at a drug store where
.. many ladles wore seated and caused great
Cantrill was assaulted whlle he waa
walklng upon the street. Peake struck
. hlm soveral blows in tho face. The trou?
ble Is tho outcomo of nrtlcles publlshed
over the stgnntures of Cantrill and Dowl
? liig, attacking Peako for hls posltlon on
'". tho wnterworks questlon.
f The Cznrina Launched.
(By AsBoelntcd Pre?s.)
NEW YORK, Aprll 4.?Charles Brynn's
ateam yaoht Czarlna waa succossfully
.- launched to-day from tho Crescnut Shlp
\ yards, Ellzabothport, N. J. Tho Cznrina,
aWtened personally by Lewts Nlxon and
bullt^under hls Bupervlslon, ls sald to bo
the strongest yacht ever bullt In thlB
county and probably ln tho world, and
will always bo known as the flrst vossol
of the auxlllary yapht navy, a class
, bullt under tho exacting speclflcatlons of
tho Unlted States govornment, and whlch
the Navy Department may convert lnto
warshlps withln a few days.
The new yacht has a large double bot
tom, wlth a capaclty of thlrty tons of
V water ballast," and Is structuratly as
' sfrong as a 1,000 ton crulsor, though 6ho
meosures only a littlo over 800 tons. In
Hpeed she wlll probably roach nlneteen
"niots or over.
?.? m ?
Sponsor For Sons of Veterans.
(Bv Asxoclated rress.l
WACO, TEXAS. Aprll 4.-Miss Doona
Randall. of thls clty, has boen appolnt?
ed sponser for tho sons of Confederate
I'eterans at tho Now Orleans rounlon by
Commander-!n-Chie? Thomas P. Stone.
Mlss Randall ls the daughter of G. w.
Randall, who served aa a member of
''-?^'?Terry's Texoa Rangers" durlng tho Clvll
."^'ar. - -~
' ' ;| -s-?
fr^gressive Euchre Party for
Beneflt of the Confed?
TSpecIal to Tlie Times-Dlspatch.)
WASIHINGTON, V. C, Aprll 4.?A pro
*resslve euchre party glven by Lee Camp
pt Coqtederato Veterans, of thls ,city,
)o-nlght was a most brllllant social aftalr,
\nd netted qulto a .handsome sum for the
j mble of the Solld South room ot the
Confederate Musoum at the ajjproachliiK
kazaar In Richmond.
The camp gave tho party ln responsa
lo the request of Mlss Nannle Randolph
XJeth, of this clty. regent of tho Solld
'Bouth room. and daughter of the late
', General Harry Heth.
Mlss Heth sald to-nlght that very gen?
eral lnterest was belng manifested In the
exoursion from thls clty to Rlchmond on
/ Aprll' 18th, Washlngton day at tho ba
paar, and she belleved a very large crowd
' jwould go down.
ft 1b comrnonly inberltcd,
Few aro entirely free from It,
\ Pale, woak, puny chlldren ar*
/?JBteted with it iu nine caseB out of
t?n? and many udults suffer from it,
Common lndicatious are bunchcs ln
tb? neck, absceseeB, outaneoue erup?
tions, iuflaraed eyelidB, bore ears,
rickots, catarrb, waBtlug, aud genera*!
HiracUcate it, positively and absolute?
ly, This Btatement is baeed on the
thousande of pennaueut curca the6e
\ unedicioes have wrought.
' "My daughter bad scrofula, wltb cleven
?#ore? on her neck and about her earo, Hood's
)H'?aparlll* wa? Ulglily recoraroended and
Ihe took it and was cured. bbe ls now ln
|ooc* bealtb." Mbb. J, H. Jokks, Parker
Hood's Saraaparilta promlsM to
, ?ur? ???* kwp? th? jpromlM*., v?
-WWB8 ? SPfcinGJ
Tho Frock Coat thls, spring ls mado ln
Grnv atul Oxford ns woll as Blaok.
Vests, Whl.o or Tnn, BlnKlo or doublo.
TroitBors, llno strJpos. Wlth thljotitflt
grny Oloves, pnlont Shoes, blg Abco**,
Tho Ontawny Oonfc ls agaln fashlonable,
Our store is blooming like the
seasou I You make a blooming
mistake if you fa.il to look in--all
the now ideasare bursting. forth m
nll branches of clross.
TO FIGHT '
FOR NEW RIVER
Executive Board to Meet to
Discuss the,West Virginla
Sltuation in Detall.
i (B.r AsBoclnted Press.)
INDIANAPOLtS, IND., Aprll 4.-A call
has been Issued for a meetlng of the Na?
tlonal Executive Board of the rnlne work
ors at the headquartors ln this clty next
Monday. There aro twenty-throe mem?
bers, and they will probably be ln sesston
tcn days. Frosldcnt Mltchell and Secre?
tary Wllson aro getting tholr tlps roady.
lt is announced that the prlnclpal clb
jcct of the mooting Is to mako arrange
nients to organlze ^yost VIrglnla.
Socret&ry Wllson sayB the mlners aro
In better posltlon than over beforo to
wage a successful campalgn ln West VIr?
"Wo have already succoeded, he sald,
"in getting a good footing there, as we
have organlzed tho KanaWha Dlstrlct,
but wo stlll have a strlke in- the New
Kivcr Held. and thero ls a part of the
Stato wo lhavo not organlxed."
Tho fact that West Virginla was not
well organlzed has beon used agalnst the
r.ilners In tholr natlonal conventlons, and
has kept them from getting as advan
tageous b. settlemont as they mlght have
obtatned under differont condltlons.
? , .
AN AMENDED CHARTER
FOR THE BEEF TRUST
(llr Aasoctatod Press.)
TRENTON, N. J? Aprll 4.?An amended
churtor of the, Unlted States Packlng
Company waa flled wlth the Secretary
ot Stato here to-day. The new charter
provides that the Board of Dlrectors of
tho company may Increaso tho capltal
stock of tho company from $1,000,000 to
$1,000,000. It also provldos that tho pre
forrod stockholders shall rccelvo slx por
cont. beforo any dlvldonds aro declared
on tho common stock. Tho nmonded char?
ter is slgnod by IToraco fl. Gould, Froder
lck K. Soward, John W. Dokay and Sam
uol W. Bowor, ot Now York, who rop
resent a tnajorlty of tho stockholders.
SNOW AND HICiH WIND
IN NEW YORK CITY.
(Hy Assoclntcd Prcss.">
NEW TORIC, Aprll 4.?A heavy raln
storm, which bogan last nlght and con?
tlnued during tho forenoon, turned to
Bnow shortly boforo noon to-day. The
tompeaturo foll and tho sownfnll was. ac?
companled by a high wost wlnd.
Cold weather wlth snow provalled gon
orally throughout thls Stato to-day,
THOUGHT TO HAVE
Fears Are Entertained for
ISteamer Bambara. Which
(Uy Aasnclutc.'l Press.)
LONDON, Aprll 4,?lt Is bolloved that
lhe Bteamer Bambaru, on her flrst trlp
from Marsellles to Dakar, French West
Indies, wlth a cargo of 95,000 pounds of
gunpowder and two cases of dynamlte,
has been blown up at sea and has found
crcd. Lloyds says tliero is reason to
fear thnt tlits hau occurred, although no
cuntlrmnllon is at hand.
Tlie Bambara han not been reported
from Glbrnltar, although she should havo
boon slghtcd thoro March 31st. Tho
captaln of lhe French schooner Assump
tlon, of MarselUes, reporta that on March
28th. when slxty miles off He du Palmler,
ho uaw a brllllant ilash of llght, whlch
was followe.il by a loud e,\-ploslon. The
captaln of tho Nlna makes a slmllar
The crcw of the Bambara numbercd
thlrty-llvo rnen and she carrled slx pas?
NEGRO CRUM IS
ASKED TO RES1GN
Friends of the Presldent AsK
Hlm to Relleve Hlm of
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
CUAHLKSTON, ?. C, Aprll 4.-CoIlec
tor Crum haa beon asked to reslgu, not
peremptorlly by tlie Presldent, but in
a persuusivu mannor by a close frlend
of tho Presldent. Ho ansuretf Crum that
a favorablo conslderatlon of hlg auggoa
tlon would bo grallfylng to u great many
persons, vory closa to tho I'resldent und
that Crum would uudoubtedly be tlie
The Presldent's frlenij, who had re?
cently been ln Washlngton, told Crum
that Mr. Roosevelt had no Intentlon of
dt-.M rting hlm, but he would be rcllovod
from ix trytng posltlon lf the Charlwton
COUectorsIilji waa uuidu yucant,
Fredericksburg Boys Were
CLEAN, SNAPPY CONTEST
Exclt_ment Hlgh Durlng the Battle Be?
tween tha Two Collegea, and
Rlchmonders Won by
Thelr Flne Worlt.
The came of base-ball at Broad-Btreet
Park yesterday between Rlchmond Col?
lege and Froderloksburg College resulted
in a vlatory for the homa team.
Tho game was very lnterestlng from
etrat to flnlsh, wlth the Rlchmond College
"Splders" always ln the lead. The vls
ltors playod clean, snappy ball, but they
were outolassed by tha homa team.
Oeorge and Smlth played tha atar game
for the vlsltora, whlte Btaptee and Wood
fln dld th'o 'most effectlve work for the
home "Spldera," yet tho vlotory of tha
latter ls due to tholr excellent team work.
Notwtthstanding the cold, wlndy after?
noon, a large orowd of eupporters of botn
teama wltnessed the game to the and.
Excltement often ran hlgh, aspeolally
whon the vlaftora had all basei full yet
were unable tp reaoh the rubber, Wood
An showed exoeptlonal ooolness at eaoh
excltlng stage and oontrolled the curves
well. . i
The score Is as follows:
Players. AB. R. H. P.O. A. B.
Staples, s. e .....;.8 4 8 2 4 1
Sanford, 2 b. I 11
Robertson, o. f. A 8 b.. 6 12 1 0 0
am. 3b -.-5 ? i > ? ?
Cove, 1 b _,..._......... 6 0 0 18' 0 1
Hayes, r. t.?... B 10 1 0 0
Ford, 1. t. 6 0 0.2 0 0
Spllraan, o .............. B 2 0 3 32
Woodfln, p.6 2 2,040
Toh, o- f.-2 0 0 0 0 j>
Totals .'.46 11 9 27 16 6
Players. AB. R. H. P.O. A. E.
Hooper, 3 b.-.B 0 1 1 5 2
P. S. Smlth, e, a........ 5 3 12 4 0
Gedrge, p. and o.??.. 4 8 3 4 2 0
M. Bmlth, o.-.8 0 0 4 2 2
Rosebro, 2 b.? -.. 6 0 1 . 1 - 4
Goodrlch. 1 b.-B 0 2 13 0 2
C. M. Smlth, h.t.B 0 0 110
Spenr. c. f.-.4 0 0 0 0 1
Dudley, r. t.-4 O 0 0 0 0
Bass, p.?......3 0 JJ l ^ J)
Totals .?...43 5 7 27 17 U
Scoro by lnnlngs: _ ? ? < ? J?* J?' B_
Rlchmond .00 48 0 3 010-11: 0 6
Fredericksburg ..2 0002010O-B 7 11
Two base hlts-Staples, Rosbro, GIU.
Three-base hlts?Woodfln. Struck out
by Oeorge, 8; by Bass, 2; by Woodfln, 3.
Bases.on balls-off George, 6: off Bass,
1- off Woodfln, 4. Double play-OIll to
Sanford to Cove. Btolen bases?Rlch?
mond. 7; Frederlckeburg, 4. Left on
basses?Rlchmond, 7; Fredericksburg, 5.
Wild throws?Woodfln, George. Sacrlflce
hlts?Staples, Bpear, Rosbro, (3111. Tlme,
1:40, umplre, Stanley Blgbee.
A Close Game With Qettysburg Played
in a Biting Wlnd.
(Speclsl to Tbe Tim?s-Dlip*teh.)
CHARLOTTESVIL03, VA., April 4.
Gottysburg put up a sharp fleldlng game
to-day, and but for Floto's wlld throw ln
the flrst lnnlng would have dofe.atod Vir?
ginla. Both twlrlors dld good work, de
spite tho bltlng wlnd, whloh blow a gale.
The vlsltors made thelr only runs ln the
seventh on hlts by Floto and Blngman.
In the elghffi Cooke hit a long Hy to
right field, whloh Blnjrman dropped.
Nalle thon hlt to the same territory,
Cocke scoring the wlnnlng- run. In thelr
half of the olghth the vlsltors had an
excellent chonce to wln out, but wlth
runners on aecond and thlrd, Prlchard
struck out two men. Tow of the flve
hlts made durlng the contest were
Boratches. Virginla plays Syraouse on
Monday. Tho acore:
Players. R- H. P.O. A. B.
Cocke, r. t.~.-1 18 0 0
Stucky, s. s-.0 0 l b a
Pollard, c. t.? 1 1 1 0 1
Nalle. 1. f..'.1 1 0 0 0
Stearnes, 1 b...-. 0 0 10 0 1
Counoll, c. 0 0 8 1 0
Rosser, 2 b.0 03 12
Mason, 3 b.~~.0 0 110
Prlchard, p._0 2 2 2
Totals .;.3 3 27 10 7
Players. R'?H-nK?- A?' EA
Rowe, 1. t. 0 0^22
Whlte, o .-0 J 6 8 0
Floto. c. f.1 1 ? l \
Rlnard. b. s.--..-.1 o ] * 1
0 0 17 0
Blngman, r. f........0 1-01
James. 2 b.J "311
Selber, 3 b.0 0 0 0 0
Flsher, 1 b.-.0 0 10 0 0
Totals . 2 2 24 18 4
Scorn by Innlngsl ???????,. o
VIrglnla.?.2 0 0 0 0 0 01 ?- 3
Gettysburg .0 0 0 0 0 02 0 0-2
Stolen base-Nalle. Bases on balls-off
Prlchard, ThomaB: ofl Thomas, Nalle,
Stoarnes. Btruok out-by Prlohard. James,
Flslior. SolBor, Rlnard, Thomas; by
TJtomas Stoarnes. Stucky, Nalle. Hlt
bytftohed ball-Cocko, Rosser. Passed
ball-CouncII. Sacrlflce h 1 t s-Stucky,
Counoll. Blngman. Umpires Rausohen
bach and CaUoway. Tlme, !:??
CEYLON WON HANDICAP
(Br A??ncltted ProM.l , _ . _
MBMTOIS, TONN.. Aprll ?CB"*'?
was contlnued at Montgomery Park to
day, wlth the Ardelle etakes. a aweep
atakes for two-year-old fillles. as tho
reatu.%. Bullman Bent Walter lnto the
front. and closely followed by Morde la,
the two made the runnlng to the wlre,
the l?tter boatlng Bemlce by half a
loncth for second money. The flfth race,
a ateeplechase ovor tho full course, proba?
bly attraotod more attentlon than any
on the programmo. Ceylon led all the
way taklng the hurdles ln clever fashlon,
end'won handily by two lengths, Sum
mpllr8t race-milei sellln?r-Count 'Em
Out fl5 to 1) flrat, Brnest Farham (ls
to 5) second, Altred a (8 to 1) thlrd.
Tlme, 1:44. .
Second race?flve and one-half furlonaa?
Foxey Kane (4 to 6) flrst. Benaonhurat
(3 to 1) second, The Don (60 to 1) thlrd*
liino. 1:00. ; .*. __
Third race-mlle and an elfhth?Thane
(? to 6) first, Ulghtful (8 to 6) second,
Rniikln (5 to 1) thlrd. Ttm?, 1:661-4.
Fourth. race?four furlongs?Ardell*
stukes; S1.000 added-Walter O to 20) flrst,
Mordella (1 to 20) second, Bernloo 03 to
1) thlrd. Tlme, -.601-4,
Flfth race~8teepleoha*?j about two and
a half mlles-Ceylon (4 to l) BT?t, Ada S.
G. (80 to 1) aeoond, JjOrd Hadnor (evan)
thlrd. Tlme, 4:89.
Blxth race? slx furlonga; aelling?
Snuanto (8 to 6) flrit, I.oul?a Colller (?
to 8) aecond, Daddy Bajjdec (20, fc. 1)
lest f# Yourself the Wonderful
Curative Properties of Swamp-Rool
Thousarids Have Kidney Trouble and Never Siispest It.
To Prove What Swamp-Root, the World-Famoua Kldney, Liver and Bladdef
Remedy, WIII Do for YOU, Every^Reader of The Daily Tlmes
Dlspatch May Have a Sample Bottle Sent Free by Mall,
Asr. CHWF, HENDBRSON.
I wrote to Dr. Kilmcr & Co., at Bing
hamton, N. Y., foi* a free eample bottle
of <_wamp-Root, and its effect upon me
was ao noticeable that I bought a sup
ply, and after taking a few bottles of
Swamp-Root I had entirely recovered,
and in six months I became the man
you aee me now. I had kidney trouble,
aggravated by bladder trouble. Was
obliged to pass water often day and
night, had backache, and was run down
generally. A few bottlea of thls remedy
did more for me than a dozen phyaiciana
86s Stillman Street,
Phfiadelphia (Pa.) Fire' Dep't.
I am a firrn beliovor ln that wonderful
remedy, Dr. Kilmcr's Swamp-Root. It's
a great xnedicins when a man ia not
feeling well} after esposure or loss of
aleap and irregular meals. It is also a
groat mediclne to tone up and regulate
a man. Thoro is auch a pleasant taate
to it and it aeema to go right to the
spot. I use it and recommend lt. There
ia more Swamp-Root used by Kansaa
Clty flremen than any other medicine
twico oyei. Yotira truly,
. Assistant Chlef, .
Kansas City (Kansas) Fire Dep't
I cheerfully glve my endorsement to
Dr. Xilmer's Swamp-Root, which I am
cerely belleve, from my own expetience,
stands at the head of all known cura
tivea for kidnoy, liver and bladder trou
My own cure and also my personal
observatiou during yeara of service ln
tho Toledo Fire Department have con
vinced me that Swamp-Root is a medi?
cine of wonderful merit. I have ecen
many who have been pronounced in
curable apeedlly restored to health by
No. i Engine Houae,
Toledo (Ohio) Fire Department
lf yon are alok or "feel badly," begln taklng the famoue
new dlscovery, Dr, Kllmer'B Swamp-Root, becauso aa aoon as
your kldneya are well they wlll help all tho other organs to
health. A trlal wlll oonvtnco any one.
Weak and unhealthy. kldnoys are responslble for many
klnda of dlseases, and lf permltted to contlnue much Buiterlng,
wlth fatal results, are sure to foltow. Kldnoy trouble lrrltates
tho nervea, makes you dlzzy, rcstless, sleepless and Irrltablo.
Make* you pass water ofton durlng the day and obllges you to
get up many tlmea durlng tho nlght. Unhealthy kldneya
cause rheumatism, gravol, catarrh of the bladder, pain or dull
acho ln the baok, Joints and muBcloa; makee your hoad ache
nnd back ache. causoa lndlgestlon, stomaoh and llver trouble:
you get a sallow. yellow complexlon, makes you feol m though
you had heart troublei you may havo plenty of ambltlon, but
no strength; get weak and wasto away.
Bwamp-Root ls pleaaant to tnko nnd 1b u?ed tn the Ieadlng
hospltala, rccommended by physlolana In their prlvato praotloe,
and ls taken by dootors themselves, because they recognlte ln
it the greatest and most BiicccBsful remedy that Bolence haa
over been able to compound,
-. .. ... . i.ij_.,. I.,... -.nri hlndder remedy, ls so remarkably suceessful that a apectal
EDITORIAL NPTICEr-Swamp-Root.'ithe;^r^Wr^^S^S^ttle_ lt may havo a aample bottle sent abeo
Swamp-Root. and tho address, Blnghamton, N. Y? on every bottle. -._^^_ ?
The East-End and Northside
ClubsDid Well Not
X. very amall crowd was present at
the oponlng shoot of the Bast-End Gun
Club yesterday evenlng at Chlmborazo
Park, and thoso fnithful fow aaw some
of the hardest blrds ovor dlshed ln any
Tho extrom'o wlndy weather was re
8ponslblo for the low scores, for lt was
utterly Imposslblo to connoct wlth tho
"saucera" only at tlmes, as they'whlrled
"hlthor and thlthor" zlgzug foshlon
through the ethcrcal.
Mr, V. Hechlor, presldent of, the olub,
won the weekly modal on a vory crodlt
able scoro consldcrlng the extremoly
Mr. Brown, of the vlsltors, was high
Mr. B. H. Storr, tho champlon "saucer
smasher," shot at Deep Run Hunt Club
yestorday. He connoctod sucoossfully wlth
43 out of 50 t'argets, Ho leavos Richmond
Monday o" a mlsslonary trlp through
the southorn part of tho Stato lnto North
Carollna. It is to bo hoped that a match
may be arrangod Between hlm and some
one of tho local shots on his return.
The enthUBlasm wlth tlie scattor-gun ls
grodually Increaslng In Rlchmond, as
may be seen "by tho nttendanco at the
aeveral clubs yestorday. When wlnter
ceases "to llnfler ln the lap of spring"
all ahooters wlll hio themsolvos to the
dlfferent shootlng grounda and r?vel ln
the sport of "smashlng mud plos,"
The Northside Gun Club hold IU week?
ly shoot yesterday aftornoon, and al?
though a heavy galo was blowing and
the morcury crawllng lowards the freoa
Ing polnt. maklng ovor coats fool com
fortable, gomo creditabla scores were
Mr. J. "Vv\ Martln, wlth a handlcap of
four' birda, won tho handsome weekly
medal. The Robln Uood Trophy, glvon by
Mr, D. W. Harris.
Thls olub will hold an all-day shoot on
All ehooters lnvlted to particlpato.
Scores yesterday are as follows:
lst Event 2d Event
25 Tar- 23 Tar
W B. MoLelland .12 19
F. M- Ford .14 |&
Jno. Martln .18 15
Bruce McLelland .12 1*?
J, C. Woodcock .15 18
j, W. Brauer, Jr.14 16
B. W. Jones ?j.13 15
O. Hazelgrove .10 9
R. p. Alllson .12 ?
Baseball Scores. ,
(Dy Ajsoclated Prq??.) _ . . ' ?
Cornell, 7; Annapolls Naval Cadets, 2.
Alumni of Rlchmond Collega Have Oel
ebratlon at LoulsvlH?>
(Spueitl to Tha Tlmes-DtBpotch.)
5LOUIHVIIJLE, KY., Aprll 4.-Tbe an
nual dlnner of tho Kentucky Chapter of
Rlchmond Collego Alurnnl Assoclatlon
w*? glven Wednesday evenlng at the
qaU House, and wss attended by thlrty?
J Ifiw KtfMoWtvrukj wh? were ** ??? *???
atudents In the old college ln Vlrglnla,
The dlnner was served at 0:30 o'clock
In sevon cour3es, ln the ordinary of tha
hotol, and lasted well Into the nlght.
Both old and young wero carrled back
to thelr college days, and seemed to
forget the latenese of the hour.
Dr, E3. Y. Mulllns, presldent of the
Southorn Baptlst Semlnary, was the
toast-master and added much to the
pleasure ot tho occaslon by his wltty
lntroductlons of the epeakers.
Dr. Carter Helgi Jones responded to
the toast "Shopherd ar$ Bheepskln,"
and aomonstruted .tho fact that the prom?
lso ho gave as n norator when seeklng
his sheepskln has been fulfllled ln the
shophord. "Jonathan in the German
Univorsltles" was rosponded to by Dr.
W. J. McGlotlilin. He spoke In the hlgh
ost torms of tho Riohmond College men
who laborod wlth hlm at the Unlverslty
of Borlln. !Leon L. Solomon, M. D., en
tlroly surrounded by D. n.*H, responded
to the toast "The Medlcino Man." Hon.
A. y. Ford, of the Courlor Journal, dls
cuased "The Journal and .-the College."
Ho was the "wltty man" ot the occaslon,
nnd by his u'.t ho kept thoparty ln an
uproar of laushter all tho tlmo.
Dr. T. 8. Dunaway, of Frodorlcksburg,
Va., had for his subject "JJrlcks, Bralns
and Books," Mr. A.V-Paul Bagby pleadert
gullty to "tho atroclous crlmo of belng
a young man" ln hla rosponse to tho
toast "The Youngster." Dr. T. M.
Hawes, In a woll-tlmod talk, spoke to tho
toast, '"How Not To Do lt"
The guests nt tho banquot were Presl?
dent E. Y. Mulllns, A- Y. Ford, Profos
sor J. R. Sampey, J. K. Klrtley, Profossor
A, T. Robertson, A. P. Bagby, T. V. Mc
Coul, Professor W, .1. McGlothlln, J. P.
Bcruggs, E)r. O. B. Eager, V, I., Stonnell,
Dr. W. W, Hamllton, Dr. J. T. Johnson,
_, D Solomon, J B, Prance, S.. T. Mat
thews, Jr., J. D. Hart, Dr. T. M. Hawes,
Dr. S. E. Woody, Dr. T. B. Dunaway,
3D, T. Poulson, Dr. 10, C, Dargan, C. B.
Tlppett, G. T. Lumpkln, Dr. C. H. Jones,
Dr, H. E. Tuley, Dr. W. E. Grant, S. P.
DoVault, Dr, J. N. Prestrldge, G. W?,
Clark, S. M. Sowoll, W. E- Wlatt and
J. J, Hurt.
New College Song,
A' new college song, entltled, "We are
tho Boys from Washlngton and Dee," ls
out, The words aro by Mr, Howell C.
Featherston and tho muslo by Mr. Harry
C, Thompson, It ls a stlrrlng song, and
the alr is attractlvo and full of vlgor
Mr. Featherston has won oonslderable
fama ln thls llno.
FOR CANAL TREATY
Thought That Colomblan Con?
gress Will Act Favorably
on the Treaty.
(By A??ot-latod l>ro??.)
'PANAMA Aprll 4.?The date for the
meetlng of the Cotomblan Congres? has
not yet boon doolded by th? government,
whlch, whllo desirlng by all rn^ans tha
npproval of tho canal troaty. w.intod to
know the oplnion of ell tho representa
tlves. It ls sald that luorathe goveriH
ment posltlons have beon oftered the
Congreesmen who wero deoldeflly un?
frlendly to the canal projeot, whloh they
wlll loss by golng to the pieotlng; of
AlJ the Cauca representatlvttf. wlll yoU
(a igvor ot tha aanai tmtjQ,
MAY COTTON WENT
BEYOND TOP PRICE
Coverlng by Shorts Sent lt Up
Twenty Points to 10.20.
Wlld Scramble to Cover.
(Dr Asaoclated Preaa.)
NEW YORK, Aprll 4.?Extenslve cover?
lng by the shorts sent the price of May
cotton up twenty points "to 10.20 to-day.
Thls ls tho hlghest flguro reached ln the
present mo'vement, exceeding by three
points the record price for May cotton.
touched durlng the Sully-Prlce contest a
few weeks ago. From the top flgures
May docllnod ten points, nnd then made
a. partlal, rnlly. From outward lndlcatlons
tho bull element seemed to opposo rather
than encourago the advanco, whlch. was
due prlmarlly to reall-atlon hy tho shorts
ot tho dlfllculty of meetlng eontracts. All
ordinary market condltlons wore Ignorcd,
however, ln tho wlld scramble to covor.
July cotton was a good second In the
excltomont that nttonded the openlng,
selllng up to 0.73, nnd thero was some
talk of a posslble cornor In that optlon.
The market steadled soon attor tho open?
lng, but contlnued more or loss Irregular,
A contlnuance of short coverlng kept
prlces protty near tho top, and tho clos?
lng was strong and steady, May closed
email@example.com; July, 9-C9(_!0.7O; Septcmber,
8.73C8.7'4, and November, 8.8611)8.37,
(Bpeclal to Tha Tlmea-Dlapatch.)
NEW TORK. Aprll 4.?But for the
tlmely appearance of the pollco, Wllliam
F. Rohr, a rootorman, who ran down
Pasquale ganttno, nlne years ot ago, In
front ot his home to-day, crushln'g the
chlld to death, would have fared badly
at tbe handa of the Indlgnant multltude
that gathered uround hlm and blooked
He was belng handlod roughly when
patrolmen appeared and drovo back his
assallants, The ohlld'a mothor wns at
her front wlndow and saw the lad fall
under the oar. She ran scroamlng Into
the street. The car had to be ralsod be
fore the body could be oxtrlcatod, .
VIENNAi Aprll 4.?Advices reoelved
from Sofla say tho Bulgarlan government
U taking actlvo moasuros agalnst tha
Maccdonlan bands nnd haa solzod a largo
quantlty of thelr arms whlch were hldden
ln Sofla, Bulgarlan gendarmes on the
Irontler pear Dubnltza have flred on In
?urgente who were attomptlng to smug
gle guns lnto Turkey.
French InBurgonts bands osppeared tn
the dlstrlct ot DJumf. (Boumella), niv . a
strong detachment of Turklsh cavalry,
wlth arttUery, have started Ja jpurauit. j>a?
Jug towwda Kieaha Fa**
Wabasti Rallway Settlas Atnl
cably Wlth lts Employes.
Offlclalaof the Brother hood Rtpreaenl
Ing the Employei Declare That
lt It a Victory for Orgen*
ST. LOUIS, MO? Aprll 4.?Aiter four
months of pontroversy between the em
ploycs of tho Wabash Road and tha offl*
clals of that systom, durlng whlch
tlmo, a strlke was. lmmlnent and waa
prevontcd only by an Injunction restraln
Ing tho employos from vacatlng thelr
posts, and whlch Injunction wat d|i
solvod last Wednesday, tho dlffcrences
woro flnnlly udjusted and the fontro.
vorsy cftoctutilly and eatlsfactorlly set
tlcd thls evenlng. .
Ofllclals of tho brotherhoods represent
Ing tho employ>s declare the settlement
la emlnontly sailsfactory, nnd Is a; sweep
Ing vlolory for organlzed labor. ?ne \\a
bash offlclals declare that all ????"_>?
wlth tho employes have been flnally tor
mlnated In a sailsfactory ???"?'???*
that tholr future relatlons ln all proba
iblilly will bo most harmon ous.
Tho followlng are the maln poinU ?m
braced In tho settlement: _._,,?,.?.
Twclve per cent. Increase for oondnet.
ora, brakemen and baggagemen ln the
passengor service and flfteen per cent.
for conduotors and brakemen ln U>e
frelght servlco over the ?t?Jw _?__?
lated Jnnuary 1, 1002, west of the MIssls
slppl ?Mv^c7brV^ INCRBABBB.
For tho flremen Increases were granted
on the Canadlan llnes, In accordanoe
wlth tho Canadlan Southern dtvielon of
tho Mlohigon Central. On the llnes ln
the'United Statos materlal Increases anfl ,
Improvcments ln the working condltlone
were granted the flremen.
East of the MlsslsBlppI Rlver .the ratea
will be brought up to thls standard
when competlng llnes in the same terri*
tory shall grant slmllar Increases.
Tho varlous yardmen recelve a auo
?tantlal Increase, varylng ln dlfterent
localltles. , __
There is an entlre revlslon of rulea ap
plylng to all classes of traln service,
Thls waa the maln bone of contentlon
and was granted ln Its entlrety.
Ever slnce tbe Injunction was dlssolvefl
laet Wednesday, counsel for both sldes
have been ln almost contlnuous confer
once, and every effort was put forth
to effeot an amlcable eettlement wlthout
resortlng to a strlke. Both sldes have
dlsplayed the greatost falrness ln oon
slderlng the dlfferences, and both were
anxloua from the start to reach a con
cluslon wlthout radlcal actlon. All of
to-day was ocoupled ln conference, and
at 0 o'clock to-nlght the matter was prac
tlcally settled, ahd lt remalned for alg
natures to be aftUed ofBclally to termtn
ate the trouble. By 8 o'clock to-niglv
the papers had been slgned nnd the
Wabash wage-controversy waa at an
? i e '
Russlan Gonaul Dead.
SADONICA, EUROPE, Aprll 4.?It is
reported that tho Rusrfan Jconsul at
Mltrovltsa, who waa shot ln the back
by an Albanlan sentry there, ls dead.
. .i ? ?
One Man Lost at Sea and Four
Others Drowned ln the
Harbor of St. Plerre.
(By AaaoctatM Preaa.)
HAIAFAX, N. S. Aprll 4--_A dlspatch
from Bt. Plerre, says that the passage of
the steamers Burgandla and Notre Damo
de Salut from France, was the rougheet
over experlenced. One man was losf at
sea, nnd four others were drowned m
tho harbor of St Plerro, after the arrtval
of the steamer olt Friday. ?*>
The1 Notre Damo de Salut left Bt.
Malo March ISth, and experlenced slxteen
days contlnuous rough weather. On
Maroh 26th, a tremendous sea boarded the
steamer and swopt fore and aft, carrylng
three men ovcrboard, heslde a" large
quantity of deck goor and othor portable,
materlal. Two of the mon were washed
back agaln by the next sea, and a thlrd
was lost. Durlng tho helght of the atorm,
tho steorlng gear broke and the 6team*r
labored and plttnged In'the trough of tha
sea. The cabln nnd saloon wero flooded
wlth wator whloh contlnuously broke
over tho steamer, and several men
were lnjured. The 1.20O flshermen passen?
gers on the steamor never experlenced
suoh woathor on the banks.
Tho Bteamer Burgendla left St. Malo a
day ahoad of the Notre Dame do Salufc
and arrlved a. day behlnd, She waa also
conslderably damnged by heavy ?ea on
the ivoyage. A bpat's crew of flfteen rnen
ot the Burgandla loft, the.vessel In the
harbor for St. Plerro and was capslsed,
Four were lost. The two shlpa carrled a
total ot 2,600 passengers.
There Were Several Explo*
slons and Flremen Had
(By As*oeiattd Pres*.) . ?
CHICAGO. IhU. Aprl I ?v*Fir? bwkj
out thla evenlng ln the eeven-Btory
buildlng at Nos, 75 and 77 We?t Monroj
Streot. and before lt was extlngulshed
completely wrecked the.. atruoture and
badly darneged another seven-story bul]d?
Ing adjolnlng lt. Floora one, two and
three of the buildlng at Nos, 75 and 77
Monroe Street were oceupled by the J,
0 Curtls Compnny, makem of casketi
and undertakers' Biipplles; the fourth an4
flfth floors by tlho Marquandt Mapia Bo*
Company, and the slxth and seventh
floora by the Chlcago Case Company,
nianufacturera of Jewelry and eyegla?a
From tlie upper part of thls buildlng th?
flro epread to the buildlng at Nos. 71 and
73 Monroe Btreet, the seven floora ol
whloh were oceupled by the I^eonard Seed
Company. The stook of thla concern, wa<
deatroyed by flre and wator.
The origln of the Are U at present a
mystery. Several Bevere exploslon* oo?
ourrod durlng the flre ln the Curtls build?
lng, one of whlch blew out a large portlon
of tbe west wal}, whlch, ln falllnjr. naxt
rowly mU?ed crushtng aeveral flremtn.
i ffbe total daraage ia eitu&attd. ?U