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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
MAYSVILLE, KY., THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1901.
May fie-the Adjustment of the Total
of the Chinese Indemnity.
ROCKHILL'S SCHEME MISCONSTRUED.
Rothlng to Show That the Interested
Powers Have Agreed Upon tlio
Amount the Celestials
Will Have to Pay.
Washington, June 12. Mr. Rock
hill's proposition to submit the In
demnity question to The Hague tribu
nal, it is now learned, carries with it
, the adjustment of the total of the In
demnity. Through a misunderstand
ing, which, perhaps, was purposely
created by some of the powers, the
sum of 450,000,000 taels was supposed
to have been finally agreed upon by
all the powers as the total of Indem
nity to be demanded from China. As
a matter of fact, there is nothing to
Bhow that the powers or Indeed a ma
jority of them actually made this a
matter of formal agreement. It is
' true that China undertook to pay an
Indemnity of 450,000,00 taels, but it is
equally true that this undertaking,
doubtless based upon misunderstand
ing above referred to, was at least In
advance of a formal agreement among
the ministers themselves:
Hence, Mr. RockhilPs proposition to
include the total of the indemnity in
the matters to be submitted to The
Hague arbitration. European criticisms
based upon the idea that Mr. Rock
hill's proposition as to arbitration con
cerns only the method of payment are
therefore founded on error. The hope
that the arbitration plan will prevail
is based upon the belief that no other
scheme so far brought forward is suf
ficient. School Teachers Must Walt.
Atlanta, June 12. The Georgia su
preme court decided that the state
treasurer had no right to use the
"public property fund" to pay the
school teachers of Georgia or for any
other purpose except the payment of
. the bonded debt of the state. The de
cision means that all state school
teachers will have to wait for their
salary until the legislature meets and
makes provision for them, unless Gov
ernor Chandler borrows money to
, make the payments. It has long been
customary to borrow from the public
property fund to pay the teachers.
Governor Candler went to New York
two months ago to make preliminary
arrangements for a loan.
State Wants Him.
Helena, Mont., June 12. Gustavus
Schrlekengast took a pauper's oath
and thereby relieved congress of the
necessity of passing a special enact
ment to remove him from the Mon
tana state penitentiary, where he had
been sent for five years and fined $500
for counterfeiting. After completing
his term several months ago, he de
clined to take the pauper's oath,
thereby securing a remittance of the
fine and his liberty, because Idaho of
filcials wanted him for highway rob
bery. Having been convicted in the
federal courts congress was to have
been appealed to this winter to order
Advantages of the South.
Philadelphia, June 12. Two import
ant topics occupied the attention of
the delegates to the Southern Indus
trial convention. "The relations to
the southern states to the productive
wealth of the nation," was discussed
by the governors of the various states,
or their representatives. The speak
ers set forth the resources of their
states for the investment of capital
and inducement to settlers. Specially
appointed delegates presented the
"Industrial and commercial advant
ages of cities of the south."
Y. M. C. A. Jubilee.
Boston, June 12. The work of the
International jubilee convention of
the Y. M. C. A. Is in full swing in all
v its branches. The presentation of Y.
M. C. A. problems and of subjects
bearing on the progress of the work
of 50 years was the main feature of
the day's program. The day opened
with a praise service. The floor of
the great hall was well filled. Bruno
Hobbs of Cripple Creek was unani
mously chosen secretary of the con
vention. Waldersee's Plans.
Berlin, June 12. A special dis
patch from China says that Count
Von Waldersee has changed his plans.
He will return from Shanghai direct to
Hamburg, landing there during the
first days of August. Then he will go
direct to Hanover. The countess will
spend July in Switzerland and will
meet her husband at Hamburg. Count
Von Waldersee's health Is excellent.
Robbery murdered Robert Rem
mcrt, an Englishman and manager of
the Coronas Dlstas mine, Mexico.
Trigedy occurred at the mine.
On Conditions In Undo Sam's Pos
sessions 111 MUIIOU.
San Francisco. June 12. Command
er B. P. Tllley, United States navy,
governor of the United States' posses
sions In Samoa, who has just arrived
here on leave of absence, discussing
the conditions there, said: "We have
permitted the natives to follow their
own customs when they were not per
nicious. I issued ordinances forbid
ding the transfer of real property to
whites by natives, and Regulating con
tracts between natives and whites.
The possessions are divided Into
counties, each governed by a native
officer appointed by the American
commander. All the natives are
Christians and extremely religious.
Peace was what the islanders needed.
They had been warring perpetually,
and the warfare Interfered with pro
duction. The soil voluntarily yields
bread fruit, cocoanut and everything
the Samoans require. I do not think
the commerce of the Islands ever will
amount to a great deal. The chief
value of the islands to this country Is
the great harbor which is protected
against hurricanes and can easily be
made secure against an enemy. We
have enlisted 58 Samoans in the
navy as landsmen ordinary, seaman
and petty officers. They are kept
ashore and are the military resource
of the Island."
Edward Distributes Medals.
London, June 12. London seldom
had a finer spectacle than was wit
nessed on the Horseguards' parade,
when King Edward presented medals
to 3,000 soldiers, participants In the
South African campaign. The great
square was lined with guards drawn
from the various regiments. In the
center of the ground was a purple
covered dlas surmounted by an In
dian tent with silver corner poles. In
the space between the dlas and St.
James park were drawn up 3,000 of
ficers and men of the guards house
hold cavalry and city Imperial volun
teers, all of whom had served In the
campaign. The admiralty, horse
guards and' other official buildings
fronting the parade were all decorat
ed with flags.
Settled For All Time.
Washington, June 12. Secretary
Long says on the subject of President
McKInley's statement on the third
term: "I thing the president by this
act has given another evidence of his
wisdom and patriotism. After eight
years of the burdens and responsibil
ities of office he looks forward to the
relief of private life. As a matter of
principle and conviction also, he
could not accept a third term, and has
evidently felt It his duty to conform
to the traditions of his coun.try In this
respect. This action of his, I be
lieve, will do more than anything else
can do to settle this question for all
Modern Woodmen Elect.
St. Paul. June 12. The first busi
ness before the Modern Woodmen was
the election of officers. Head Consul
W. A. Northcut, of Illinois, Head
Clerk C. W. Hawes, of Illinois, and
Head Adviser Dan B. Herd of Iowa,
were re-elected. R. R. Smith of
Brookfield, Mo., was elected head
banker. Elections were held for each
state. After the election of Head
Counsul Northcut, who has served
five terms successively, that official
announced that he would not again be
a candidate for the position, but
would retire at the end of this new
Havana, June 12. The question of
reconsidering the former vote on the
Piatt amendment came up for a shoit
discussion in the Cuban constitution
al convention. In order not to arouse
opposition the Conservatives took the
Btand that there was no necessity for
reconsidering tho vote, inasmuch as
the form in which the amendment
had been passed was not satisfactory
to the United States and could not
be accepted by the United States as
a part of the constitution of Cuba. Ul
timately the convention unanimously
agreed not to reconsider the vote.
Manilla, Juno 12. The Philippine
commission has passed an act creat
ing 14 judicial circuits. The follow
ing appointments have been made by
the Philippine commission: General
Mariano Trias, governor of Cavite;
R. M. Shearser, treasurer; Ambroslo
Flores, governor of Rlzal; Captalu
James E. Hill of the Forty-second reg
iment, treasurer; Captain Jacob F.
Krebs of the Twenty-second regiment,
governor of Nueva Kclja; Lieutenant
Richard C. Day of tho Thirty-fourth
Philadelphia, Juno 12. Pennsyl
vania railroad officials denied posi
tively that the company had acquired
& controlling interest in the Pennsyl
vania Steel company, and also that
the Pennsylvania Railroad company
had purchased the Berwynd-Whlte
bituminous coal company.
HUSBAND NOT LOCATED
Mutilated KVmains Pound In a Wood?,
Those ol a lioston Woman.
COUPLE RECLNTLY HAD SEPARATED.
Unfortunate Wife Disappeared J-mst
April, Her -Movements Sluce
lieluy a Mystery Day's
lteconl of Clime.
Lowell, Mass., June 12. The wo
man whose headless body was found
in Chelmsford woods last Sunday,
and whose head was found Tuesday,
has been identified as Mrs. Margaret
Blondin of Boston. The identification
was made by a Mrs. Casey of Law
rence, sister of Mrs. Blondin. Tho
dead woman married Mr. Blondin, a
French Canadian mill operative, last
February. It Is not known where the
man Is at present. Mrs. Blondin had
been missing since April. Her maid
en name was Riley. She met Blondin
In Chelmsford while working In a
mill there and their courtship covered
only a few months. The couple lived
in Boston for a time. About two
months ago, Mrs. Blondin returned to
Lawrence and visited her sister for a
few days. It was said that she and
her husband had separated because
Blondin wanted her to accompany
him on a trip to Canada and she de
clined to go.
Deed of a Jealous Man.
Des Moines, la., June 12. Crazed
by Jealousy, Elijah Heathcote, a con
tractor, held his wife at arm's length
while he poured the contents of his
revolver into her body. Four bullets
took effect. Heathcote accused his
wife with being in love with another
contractor. The couple quarreled fre
quently of late, and only two wefk3
ago, the husband was arrested at the
Instigation of the wife for having
threatened to kill her. Heathcote is
now in jail, while his victim is at the
hospital at the point of death.
Shreveport, La.. June 12. John
Gray Foster, brother of the wife of
Governor McMillan, of Tennessee,
was fatally shot by a negro on his
plantation near Shreveport. The ne
gro escape, but posses are hunting
him. Intense exltement prevails at
Shreveport and the negro probably
will be lynched If caught. The Fos
ter family Is among the most promi
nent in the state.
The Father Held.
Atlanta, June 12. R. F. Flowers,
foster father of the murdered child,
Bertha Jackson, whose body was
found three days ago near Poplar
Springs, is being detained at his
home by officers pending the action of
the coroner's jury.
National Credit Men.
Cleveland, June 12. Business men
from all sections of the country, rep
resenting an aggregate capital of $1,
500,000,000, were present at the open
ing session of the annual convention
of the National Association of Credit
Men in this city. President John
Field of Philadelphia presided. May
or Johnson delivered an address wel
coming the delegates to the city. The
reports of the officers of the associa
tion showed that six now local credit
organizations had been formed dur
ing the past year, making a total of
30 branches affiliated with the na
tional association. The total mem
bership at the present time Is 3,572.
Friars In Philippines.
Rome, June 12. The pope in pri
vate audience, which he accorded to
Cardinal Gibbons, discussing the ques
tion of religious orders in Cuba and
the Philippines, referred to regulariz
ing the position of the friars and cre
ating a native priesthood who would
not be slavis,h adherents of Spanish
traditions. The pope and Cardinal
Gibbons do not deceive themselves
regarding the difficulties of the prob
lem they have before them.
General Cailles' Ultimatum.
Manilla, June 12. General Sumner
has received a notification from Cail
les, the notorious Insurgent leader In
Laguna province, that unless the gen
eral agrees to the Filipinos' terms,
which include the granting of amnes
ty to the Insurgents, Cailles will not
surrender and the negotiations on the
subject are to be considered at an end.
Head of Kentucky University.
Lexington, Ky., June 12. Rev. Bur
rls A. Jenkins, pasto"V of the Chris
tian church of Buffalo, N. Y., has
wired to the board of curators of the
Kentucky university his acceptance
of the presidency of that Institution,
to which he was elected two weeks
ago. He takes up his work with the
next term of the college.
Pretoria, June 12. Two Boers have
been courtmartialed and shot for try
ing to escape from Pretoria, and to re
join their commandoes after haing
taken the oath of neutrality.
(hnsatloiml Milium Milt Involving
Moscow, Ida.. June 12. A sensa
tional mining suit has been filed in
the UnitPd States ciicuit court heie.
Dn one side are pitted Patrick Clark,
tho noteu mining man of Spokane md
" " i if aspociates, arid on the oth
er Charles Sweeney, the well known
iiimuut: operator, F. R. Curbertson,
another well known Spokane mining
man, and two big corporations mining
in Idaho, and operating financially in
New York city. Clark's associates
charge Sweeney and Culbertson with
swindling them out of two mining
claims in the Coucr d'Alenes, valued
at a million dollars. They sue for the
recovery of these claims, for a ie
ceivership thereof, for an injunction
restrainingdefendants from extracting
ore from the disputed ground and for
an accounting for ore already extract
ed, which is valued at about half a
Lulu Kennedy Trial.
Kansas City, June 12. The ninth
day of the trial of Lulu Prince Kenne
dy for the murder of her husband,
Philip H. Kennedy, saw no abatement
of interest In the case. Tho prisoner
was even more cheerful than ever. C.
F. Bernard, who had been present
Immediately after the murder, saw
Will Prince scuffling with Thomas
Kennedy, the dead man's brother,
who had tried to disarm Mrs. Ken
nedy. A policeman attempted to ar
rest Prince and she had said: "Let
that man go; I did the shooting." C.
F. Woody, who "boarded at the Prince
house, testified that Kennedy called
on Miss Prince at numerous times
last summer. He had seen her walk
ing In front of Kennedy's office after
the forced marriage and she appeared
careworn and worried.
Battleship Illinois Will Do.
Boston, June 12. The new United
States battleship Illinois, built by the
Newport News Ship Building and
Dry Dock company, was given her of
ficial trial over the government course
from Cape Ann to Boon Island. The
vessel left the upper harbor, where
she had been anchored since her ar
rival here on Monday, and made her
way slowly toward Gloucester. All
conditions were perfect for a success
ful test of the big vessel. An average
speed of 17.4 knots was maintained
by the Illinois on her first run. The
ofilcial course over which the Illinois,
to fulfill her contract, must sustain
a speed of 1G knots, was 33 knots in
length, to be covered twice. At in
length, to be covered twice.
French Fear the Trusts.
Paris, June 12. Francois Laur, a
former deputy, deposited In the cham
ber of deputies, a petition calling at
tention to the American steel trust,
which, it is said, threatens the disoi
ganlzation of the French metal Indus
try. The petitioner suggests as re
prisals an increase in the duties on
American steel products, especially
machine tools. The petition will be
referred to the petitions committee.
M. Laur proposes to visit the United
States next year to study trusts.
Jessie Morrison on Trial.
Eldorado, Kas June 12. The work
of impaneling a Jury in the Jessie
Morrison murder case was commenc
ed. The list of 3G regular and special
Jurors was exhausted, all jurors hav
ing been passed for cause by the
state. A special venire of 3G names
was then drawn from the Jury box
and deputy sheriffs sent in every di
rection with the subpoenas. The de
fense renewed the motion filed for a
continuance and was again refused.
Want an Injunction.
Cincinnati, June 12. The Chicago
Board of Trade filed a suit In the
United States court here against the
Odell Commission company and tho
telegraph companies for an Injunction
to restrain the Odell company from
receiving and using the quotations of
sales on the board of trad?, alleging
that such use deprives the plaintiff of
the value of its own propeity in these
Governor Samlorw's Remains.
Tuscaloosa, Ala., June 12. Simple
funeral services were conducted over
the remains of Governor William J
Samford. The body was taken to
Montgomery on a special train and
will He in state at the capltol. The
Interment will be at the governor's
home, Opellkn, Friday.
Miss Hanna to Christen it.
Cleveland, June 12. M'ss Ruth,
daughter of Senator Hanna, has ac
cepted an Invitation to christen the
cruller Cleveland, now being built at
Bath, Me. The Cleveland, It Is under
stood, will be launched within a short
Croker's Horse Won.
London, Juno 12. Richard Croker's
Flambard (L. Reiff) won the imperial
cup handicap of 400 sovereigns in
specie and a cup valued at GO sover
eigns at the Lingfield park spring
meeting. Ten horses started.
TO FIGHHJE UNION.
Metal Trades Association Will Resist
the .Striking Machinists.
VAST SUM RAISED FOR THE PURPOSE
Intend to Do as the Strikers Do, Ks-
tubllsh Pickets and Supp irt Their
Fellows Doings In the
New York, June 12. The convention
of the National Metal Trades associa
tion concluded Its session, the clos
ing hours of the convention being de
voted to organization and perfection
of plans. It was decided to strength
en the hands of the manufacturers In
their contest with the striking ma
chinists. The sum of $500,000, raised
by assessment, is to be placed at the
disposal of the strike committee to
be used in behalf of the employers.
Asked as to the use of this" fund, W.
J. Chalmers, chairman of the press
committee, said: "I suppose we will
use it as the strikers do, to support
their fellows, pay pickets and meet
other general expenses. We used
$1GG,000 In the Cleveland strike,
where we paid some men a bonus of
$4 a day. There are millions more if
they are needed. We have Just re
ceived a telegram from the Pacific
coast pledging 114 out of 135 firms to
membership. We have delegates from
San Francisco, Seattle and Portland,
and the west Is with us. We seek no
trouble, but propose to protect our In
terests and industry. We are perfect
ing district organizations. We regard
the outlook as satisfactory and are
elated at the support we are getting.
We are suffering no loss arising from
delays on contracts which we were
fulfilling at the time our machinists
struck, for all of our contracts con
tain a strike clause releasing from
There are among the members of
the association a few advocates of a
universal 9-hour day. friends of a 10
hour day with five hours off Satur
days, and a radical party that is for
a straight 10-hour day through the en
tire week. It is understood that the
question of wages will be leftentirely
in the hands of individual employers,
and that no labor organization will be
Men to Be Laid Off.
Newport News, Va., June 12. It
was announced that 1,000 men will be
laid off at the yards of the Newport
News Ship Building and Dry Dock
company, on account of the machin
ists strike. This will make a total of
2,000 men now out and It is expected
the entire plant will be closed by Sat
urday night. It is the understanding
here that all the shipyards in the
country are determined not to accede
to the demands of the machinists and
that all plants where machinists have
gone out will close down indefinitely
rather than grant the demands.
Trade In England.
London, June 12. The leading In
dustiies of this country are with one
or two exceptions more active now
than they have been since the begin
ning of the year. Shipbuilder ap
pear to be fully employed and Glas
gow boasts of having achieved suc
cess in obtaining a large contract for
steel tubes for South Africa in the
face of keen competition of some
United States firms. In the textile In
dustry the outlook Is. however, not
Schwab a Director.
Chicago, June 12. The annual
meeting of stockholders of the Illinois .
Steel company was held here and C.
M. Schwab, president of the "Urlted
States Steel corporation was elected
to the directory. No change was
made In the list of officers. As the
company Is now a constituent pait of
the United States Steel company, no
financial statement Is called for.
Rochester, N. Y June 12. About
1,000 men who recently struck work
on street improvement contracts, pa
raded the streets and attacked a gang
of men who had taken work at the
old rate of wases. Policemen drove
off the rioters who resumed tholr
march and caused the suspension of
work on other contracts.
Butchers to Walk Out.
San Francisco. June 12. Tho imir.
neymen butchers' union have decided
to strike. About 1,800 men will walk
out. The declaration to strike was
brought about by the threat of tho
wholesale butchers to decline to
6ervo meat to retail shops displaying
Returned to Wo'rk.
Buffalo, Juno 12. About' 120 ma
chinists of the Snow Steam Pump
works, who have been out since May
20, returned to work. Neither Bide
will state the nature of the agreement
under .which the men resumed.