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DEADLY WORK OF MAXIM GUNS
AT MOSCOW, RUSSIA.
Butcher Mistchenko Traps the Mob
Beneath Deadly Gun*—Opens Mask
ed Cannon—Thousands Mangled in
Fearful Ambuscade —City May Be
—Given Over to Torch.
Moscow, via St. Petersburg, Dec. 26.
It is estimated ;ii this time that the
casualties daring Monday's fighting
will reach 5000 killed and 14,000
WMUlded. A constant conflict is still
eigning throughout the city and hard
f a building remain* that is not bul
ut scarred or marked by shells. Pro
visions are so short that many persons
are actually starving. Horrors such
as eclipse anything ever known dur
ing the Paris reign of terror are being
naeted in every quarter of the doom
ed city. God alone knows what the
outcome will be.
As this dispatch is penned, the rat
io of small arms, Clatter, clatter, clat
ter of rapid (ire Maxims and whistle
of shrapnel can be heard all over. A
few hours ago the revolutionary gov
ernment was again proclaimed and
reclamations were scattered broad
ast, calling upon all citizens to rally
.round the revolutionary command
and compel the soldiers lo retire from
Flock to Rendezvous.
The result was electrical. Thousands
of persons who had heretofore re
mained in their homes flocked to the
places of rendezvous and demanded
they he supplied with arms and am
munition to help their brothers in "the
fight for life."
The days of the Paris commune are
simply intensified In these early years
of the twentieth century, and now it
seems certain the troops will be un
able to quell the rioting.
During the last five hours there have
been 1000 buildings destroyed by fire.
Most of the structures were occupied
or owned by loyalists and the fires
have been set by the revolutionaries.
who kept the firemen from interfering.
Shortly after sunset tonight a de
achment of insurgents swarmed down
on the railway storehouse. Cossacks
were stationed there to guard the
structure, but most of them were shot.
down or stabbed by the frenzied revo
lutionaries, who drove the guards from
the scene and carried away everything
portable within the building.
Bomb Throwers Fearless.
The "murder" of revolutionaries who
were ambushed beside the walls of
the government ammunition factories
early Monday has wrought the anti-
monarchical residents up to such a
pitch that they don't care what hap
pens to them. Bombs are being used
to an extent not heretofore dreamed
of. Men. carrying explosives of great
power in their hands, approach the
ranks of the soldiers and throw their
missiles right into the faces of officers
and men. Men throw up their arms
and die, their bodies pierced by many
shots, but happy in the hope they have
killed some of those responsible for
the "murder" of their comrades.
Wires to Moscow Down.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 26.—Communi
cation with Moscow was interrupted
ust before midnight on Monday night
and it appears, according to officials
of the telegraph company, that the
wires have either been cut on the out
skirts of the city or that the stations
In (he city are burned. At that time
fighting was in progress in every sec
tion of the city and everything indi
cated a last supreme struggle between
the revolutionaries and the troops was
FEAR DOWIE HAS FLOWN.
"First Apostle" Overlooks Christmas
Chicago, Dec. 26.—For the first time
In the history of the "Christian Catho
lic church" no Christmas message
from John Alexander Dowie. "the
first apostle," was given to his fol
owers yesterday afternoon during the
services in Shiloh tabernacle in Zion
STORM RAGES IN CASCADES.
Heavy Snow., and a Wind of Unusual
Tacoma, Wash.. Dec. 26.—Reports
were received at the Northern Pacific
railway offices tonight of a general
snow and wind storm of unusual vio
lence on both sides of the Cascade
mountains this afternoon, beginning at
1 o'clock. All trains are late.
Shooting Affray at Dance.
Anaconda, Mont., Dec. 27.—During
the progress of a ball at Race Track,
Dnreli Whitecraft, a rancher, was shot
»nd serionsW wounded by George
Waters, a ranch hand. Waters es
caped but was captured later. If
Whitecraft should die, lynohing is
Revolting Tale of Bloodshed.
London.—A dispatch to the Evening
Standard from Constantinople says
that the Turkish consul at Batoum
reports that the Armenians are mas
■acrelng Tartars at the rate of 500
.Augustus St. Gaudena, the sculptor,
has completed his plans and Is now
working on the clay model of his stat
ue of Mark Hanna, which is to b«
greeted In Cleveland.
PANIC ON A FERRY BOAT.
But Lots of Life Is Averted in New
New York. —While the Delaware,
Laekawanna & Western ferry boat
Mont Clair was crowded from end to
end on a trip from the foot of Christo
pher street to Hoboken, fire burst from
bonoath the middle of the inner row
of seats in the men's cabin on the star
board side. So sudden was the out
burst of flames that those sitting on
the seats had narrow escapes from
Shouts of fire sent the passengers
in a rush to the open ends of the boat,
men almost pushing one another Into
tin' water. The panic spread to the
women's cabin, which was also
crowded, there being about 1000 pas
smincrs on the boat.
The Mont Clair was in midstream.
As quickly as they could make their
way to the fire extinguishers, the deck
hands took them down and played on
the fire, which quickly became only a
smudge of stifling smoke. The boat
was driven with all speed, with
whistle shrieking, to the Hoboken
slip. The passengers rushed ashore,
and the fire department put out what
remained of the blaze.
EXPEL THE BLACK SHEEP.
Portland Pastor Will Ask for Drastic
Portland. Ore. —Rev. J. Whitcomb
Brougher, D. D., pastor of the First
Baptist church of Portland, will soon
recommend to the governing board
that a number of names be dropped
from the membership roll. Some of
those who are to be dismissed will
o without the pale of the church be
cause they persist in conduct con
rary to that which, in the opinion of
)r. Brougher. is to be expected from
TO MAKE A LONG VOYAGE.
Dry Dock Dewey Will Be From Solo-
mon's Island to Subig Bay.
Washington, Dec. 2(s.—Captain Hos
ley, who has been charged with the
task of towing the drydock Dewey
from Solomon's island to Olonpago,
n Subig bay, Luzon, has received his
It is planned that the dock shall
never once stop after leaving Solo
mon's island until It reaches the en
trance to the Suez canal; it, indeed,
t will be necessary to do so there.
Pretty True Story.
It is the same old story. A happy
young husband and a doveted wife
straggles through hardships to success
and then on toward wealth and—mis
Is Mrs. Laura Corey, wife of the
millionaire, VV. Ellis Corey, wishing
for the good old days of poverty?
The father of the millionairle says:
"If my son thinks that Laura does
not love him,he is wrong, dead wrong.
When a woman slaves and starves
through a $40 per month period with
aman, when she mends his clothes and
divides the last dust with him, when
she bears him children and rears or
buries them, as Laura did for Ellis, it
is safe to say that she loves him."
And still we are told the same old
story, the story of a pretty face, a
man's mad infatuation; the story of a
man's millions and of a wife's broken
heart. In the good old days, for the
trusting wife, the last crust was sweet
ened by the love of the only man in
Empty is the success that bows in
shame the gray head of a devoted
Cursed is the gold that only feeds
the evil desires that break the heart of
a faithful wife!
And sometimes we of poverty com
plain of our hard lot.
Is there no glitter of glass upon your
Maybe the shine of glass and silver
is not for you.
Look for the shine in the eyes of t the
husband, still your lover. Though his
hands are grimy with toil and though
your own are hardened with homely
duties, if the shine of love is there, be
Think of the broken-hearted woman
of wealth and count your mercies.
Look and think, then break your
crust, and though it be the last, be
grateful for the love that it keeps
PRESSING NEED FOR OFFICERS.
Class at Naval Academy Will Be
Graduated in February.
Washington.—The navy department
has decided upon February 12 as the
day for the graduation of the class of
1906 at the naval academy. The rea
son for the graduation of the cadets
in advance has been the pressing need
of officers, and if this condition still
prevails, it may require the gradua
tion of the next class in February
Choate for a Peacemaker.
Joseph H. Choate, who recently was
succeeded at the court of St. James
as United States ambassador by
Whitelaw Reid, in all likelihood will
be named by President Roosevelt as
chairman of the American delegation
to the second Hague peace confer
McClellan Is High Man.
New York.—The official count of
votes cast in New York county for
mayor at the last election has been
issued by the county board of canvas
sers, and shows that MoClellan received
140,264, Hearst 128,292 and Wins 64,
--289 ;, . (
Cremations can be watched by the
public at a dollar a head In Italy.
TELLS OF THE RIOT
AMONG THE RUSSIAN SOLDIERS
Henry Bush Arrives at Victoria From
There and Give Graphic Story of the
Trouble —Thousands of Chinese
Killed and Loss by Fire Amounts to
Over Twenty Millions.
Victoria, B. C. —Henry Bush of
Clarkson & Co. of Vladivostok, Port
Arthur and Harbin, who has arrived
rom Vladivostok by the steamer Tar
ar, was an eye witness to the revolt
among the Russian soldiers there and
I gave a graphic story.
The trouble began at a Chinese
bazar, where, following a dispute, a
mob of soldiers rushed the stalls,
grabbing everything they could lay
their hands on.
Many Russians went to a steamer,
which was discharging Standard oil,
and saturated the bazar with it. They
fired the place and it burned quickly,
many wounded Chinese being then in
inerated. From the bazar the soldiers
went to the big store of Kuutz & Al
bers, a German firm, driving out the
[staff, who Bed for their lives. Com
mander Koroff ordered out the troops
who were in the barracks, but in
stead of preventing the revolting
oldiers from looting, they fired at the
upper windows while the looters were
usy below. Mr. Hush says they would
not fire on the revolting soldiers, al
though they were quick enough to
bring down their rifles to kill Chinese.
The Kuntz & Albers store was a bis
one, full of general merchandise, and
he loss must have been over $1,000,
--OUO, for the mob brought can after
P.n of oil from the wharf and burned
he place. By this time the streets
were filled with screaming mad Rus
sians and Chinese. Sticks aud stones
were flying and bullets whistling
everywhere. Chinese corpses were
scattered about the streets, and many
Russians were killed.
Mr. Bush did not realize his danger
intil then. Some Chinese rushed at
him with shouts of "there's another
one," and he fled. Of the remainder of
he tragedy he can not speak from ob-
ervation, but he learned from good
uthorities. When Kuntz & Albers'
store was burning, refugees were
rowded into sampans and all the
merchant steamers and transports
vere leaving the harbor. That night,
November 13, men paid from 2 to 50
oubles to be allowed to sleep In a
sampan in the harbor. Place after
place was burned until after the rtots
ended over 200 stores had b<S(ii
Bodies were scattered about the
streets, over 500 Russians and more
than 2000 Chinese being killed. The
bodies lay unburied for three days,
when they were gathered up whole
sale and carted away for burial. Com
mander Korsoff fled to Satanka, two
miles away, on the first day, and the
troops who did not take part in the
rioting did not prevent it. Proclama
tion after proclamation was tele
graphed by the fugitive commander,
but not until he promised that the
troops would be sent to Russia as
quickly as they could be transported
did the rioting discontinue.
Returning to , ladivostok, Mr. Bush
came across body after body, some
imes scattered, sometimes in groups.
The city presented a sad appearance,
eing practically ruined. He estimates
he loss at $20,000,000, and says years
will be required to put the place as
A second riot took place the day be
ore he left among released prisoners
from Japan, one of whom had been
shot in the arm by an officer because
he refused to salute. Comrades shot
and killed the officer, and two other
officers were killed in the riot which
ensued, which was soon suppressed by
Cossacks, who dashed in among the
troops, using knouts to scatter the sol
diers, who were mostly disarmed. The
killed in this riot were given a grand
imilitary funeral the following day. Mr.
Bush says the army throughout is uis
satisfled, and he believes a great re
volt will take place before long.
MOROCCO'S SULTAN BALKS.
Won't Discuss Reform Measures at
Tangier, Morocco, Dec. 26.—The sul
tan of Morocco refuses to agree to the
holding of the international conference
on Moroccan reforms at Madrid in
stead of Algeciras.
For New Italian Cabinet.
Lome.—King Victor Emanuel has
entrusted the retiring premier, Hess
andro Fortis, with the formation of a
new cabinet. The Messagero and the
Giornale di Italia mention Baron Ma
yor dcs Planches, ambassador at
Washington, as the probable foreign
Prominent Chicagian Dies
Chicago.—Louis C. Houck, father
of Mrs. Marshall Field, Jr.,and one of
Chicago's most widely known citizens,
First Minister to Norway.
Herbert H. D. Peirce, third assistant
secretary of state, has been selected
by the president as the first American
minister to Norway.
Grand Duke Constance of Russia ii
said to be the most cultured Romanoff
DISROBES; SHOWB JURY.
Mist Rescher Proves That She Sus
Louisville, Ky.—Whether a view of
a pretty pair of shoulders and a more
than fleeting vision of a white neck,
irapled chest, round arms and taper
ng waist had anything to do with tne
ury's verdict must ever remain a
looted question, but shortly after
Miss Stella Rescher of Jeffersonville
bad created a sensation by partially
disrobing in court, she was given a
erdict for $6000. She was suing tne
Illinois Central and two other roads
for injuries received in a collision a
year ago when a street car was smash
ed by an Illinois Central train.
During the afternoon her attorney
prung a coup by asking her to show
the jury how badly she had been hurt.
Blushing furiously and protesting, she
finally removed her clothing. The
urors looked carefully, nodded their
heads, took a fresh chew of tobacco
and in ten minutes brought in a ver
dict for $6000, the amount asked for
in the suit.
ROBS A FRIEND'S FAMILY.
Repays Kindness by Taking Fine
Seattle, Wash. —"I trusted him be
cause he was my husband's best
riend. He boarded at. our house and
paid nothing. When he was sick I
cared for him. This is his gratitude."
This was spoken by Mrs. W. T.
Toole, when Detective Adams report
ed to her that P. A. Bagey is the man
who stole a sealskin cape from her
home. The cape is valued at $2U5.
Bagey confessed to the officer that he
tole the cape and had expressed it to
his brother, who lives in California.
Toole is a wealthy mining man and
a near relative of Governor Toole of
Montana. The sealskin cape was a
costly one, made for one of the Toole
children. It hung in a closet, and as
Bagey, who was a lodger at the house,
had free access to all the rooms, he
could easily take it. Bagey could have
aken $3000 worth of diamonds, whicn
were exposed in the same room from
which he took the cape. Telegrams
have been sent to the San Francisco
police to recover the cape. Bagey will
be prosecuted for grand larceny.
KILLS SHERIFF; STARTS PANIC.
Maniac at Ukiah Narrowly Escapes
Ukiah, Cal.—Frank Williard, an in
ane man, shot and killed Sheriff H.
mitr. of this county in Judge White's
hambers. After shooting Smith he
fired once at Judge White, but miss
The assassin then rushed down the
tairs leading from the judge's cham
ers and, out of the courthouse, shout
ng that he would shoot the first man
who touched him.
Willard emptied his pistol at
osse and the Lucas brothers shot at
im. When his pistol was empty he
hrew it away, commenced yelling for
lercy and begged the officers not to
When they were coming up by the
depot the crowd seized the horses and
attempted to take the prisoner.
GROUND TO PIECES UNDER CAR.
Man Struck While Waiting to Take
Electric Car to Go to His Work.
Tacoma. —A South Tacoma street
car jumped the track on a curve at
Thirty-eighth street and struck a man
who was waiting to board the car.
He was ground to pieces under the
ar. At first it was thought a dog
ad been killed, but finally the boots
f a man, a lunch box and a 5 cent
ieee were found.
The car plowed into the ground a.
oot deep and the skull and bones of
he unfortunate victim were reduced
o atoms. The dead man was identi
fied as Edmund Amiot, a machinist
iving in South Tacoma.
KILLS A. VAN LANDRINGHAM.
Limb of Tree Falls Upon Man Em-
ployed as Logger.
Lane, Idaho.—While engaged in fell
ing timber in Cougar gulch, four miles
northeast of Lane, Albert Van Land
ringham, logger, was struck by a limb
and instantly killed.
The victim of the accident was
about 23 years of age and single.
John McManub Is Dynamited.
Gem, Idaho. —John McManus, an old
prospector, perhaps one of the most
widely known in the Coeur d'Alenes,
while thawing a stick of giant powder
in his cabin recently came near being
blown to atoms by the explosion of
the stick, which he held in his hand,
and his escape from instant death is
regarded little short vi a miracle. The
old man is said to be between 70 and
¥0 years old, his exact age being un
To Build Automobile Road.
I/ondon. —A private bill has been in
troduced in parliament for a sanction
to build the first road in England to
be devoted exclusively to motor ve
hicles. It is proposed to run the road
from London to Brighton.
New Jananese Ambassador.
Washington.—Viscount Siuzo Aoki
has been appointed Japanese ambassa
dor to this country. Information to
this effect has been conveyed to Secre
tary Root by Mr. Hiroki, the Japanese
Canadian Solon Dies Abroad.
Paris, Dec. ; . —Raymond Prefon
talno, the Canadian minister of marine
and fisheries, died suddenly last night.
NEW GOVERNMENT AT KURSK,
RUSSIA FOR A REPUBLIC.
rovince of Piotkrow Under Martial
Law —Many Police Killed by Bombs
at Moscow—Workmen Killed in a
Schoolhouse—Half of Baltic Prov
inces in Control of Autonomists.
Kursk, Russia, Dec. 24.—The strik
ng railroad men here have proclaim
d a provisional government and have
ssued au appeal for support in sett
ng up a republic.
Moscow Street a Scene of Slaughter.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 24.—Eleven
men were killed and 80 were wound
ed by volleys fired by the troops at
he workmen defending a barricade on
Tverskai street, Moscow.
Martial Law Declared in Piotkrow.
Piotkrow, Russian Poland, Dec. 24.
—Owing to the spread of the disor
ers, martial law has been declared in
the province of Piotkrow.
Prefecture of Police Demolished.
Paris, Dec. 24.—A dispatch to the
■eml-offloial Temps from 8t .Peters
burg says that me prefecture of po
lice at Moscow has been demolished
by the explosion of bombs. Several
persons wore killed, but the prefect,
who was at the Kremlin, escaped, 'me
dispatch adds that affrays have oc
curred at the neighboring barracks,
n which the soldiers were victorious
and 15 revolutionists were wounded.
Moscow, Dec. 24.—Troops surround
ed a schoolhouse where workmen
were meeting here yesterday and sum
moned the men to surrender. Blank
shots were fired to intimidate the
workmen, who replied with revolvers
Artillery was then brought up and
the schoolhouse was bombarded until
the survivors of the workmen surren
Autonomists in Control.
Riga, Dec. 24.—Quite half the Baltic
provinces are apparently in control
of the autonomists whose committees
which include in each locality some
of the moat influential persons, are
establishing provisional administra
tions and preparing for the election
of assemblymen to arrange the taxes
and legitimatize the partitioning of
the government lands.
Russian garrisons occupy the larger
owns and detachments of troops are
operating energetically against tne
smaller centers of the insurrection.
The aims of the insurgents are to
establish an autonomous state under
St. Petersburg, Dec. 25. —Telephone
messages from Moscow say that 150,
--000 men are on strike there; that the
city is already feeling the pinch of
hunger, that many bakeries have been
sacked and that all business is sus
ended. Even banks are closed. The
mperial bank, after standing a run
until 2 o'clock, shut its doors on ac
count of lack of light. Only the St.
Petersburg and Kieff and Voronezh
ines are open.
There have been some attacks upon
strikers, especially on student leaders,
by the people, and two girls were
stripped naked and turned loose in
the cold in the vicinity of the Jewish
The revolutionists resisted at sev
eral places and erected barricades,
which the dragoons and infantry car
ried by storm.
RATES WILL STAND.
Court Decides Against Supreme Coun-
cil of Royal Arcanum.
New York, Dec. 26.—Justice Gaynor
n the supreme court in Brooklyn has
handed down a decision in the case of
James L. Mock of Brooklyn and oth
ers against the supreme council of
he Royal Arcanum, denying the right
of the supreme council to raise the
Fine the Plumbers' Trust.
Toronto. —In the police court, 12 In
dividual members of the plumbers and
supply houses were committed for
trial. The combination was broken re
cently when the crown attorney se
cured a conviction of charges of ille
gal combination in restraint of trade.
The combination as a whole was as
sessed fines aggregating $12,000. The
crown is now pressing the cases
against the individual members. Of
those sent to the higher court, the
majority of them are master plumbers.
Bezenah Whipped J. O'Leary.
Milwaukee. —Andy Bezenah of Cin
cinnati easily defeated Jack O'Leary
of Milwaukee in an eight round bout
before the Badger Athletic club. Be
zenah proved to be the superior fight
er in every round.
Jack Dougherty of Milwaukee was
awarded a decision over Otto Sielofl
of Chicago in a six round bout.
Champion Swimmer Dead.
Brisbane, Queensland. —The death
is announced of B. B. Kieran, the aUS
ralian champion swimmer, who made
notable records during his recent visit
Peru and Bolivia have the richest
silver mines in the world, there hav
ing been taken over $650,000,000 from
the Potosi mine in Bolivia alone.
DEWEY «TB^ R|CA>B^
Flashes Patriotic Word, to Seven a '
w., by Wirele... "«" 8e *«
Washington. Dec. 26 _ A/ , ,
Dewey's Christmas greeting toth'* 1
fleers and men of the navy V c*■
a united stand for the "goo^^B
country and the service was L? the
cated to the officers andT men T^
the vessels throughout thT^*
wherever they could be reaoh o ? Fd
telegraph. reached by
To the men of the navy aw- fl
•Atlantic coast there
Christmas greeting by means 0 •*ll
less telegraph, which incident
served as an elaborate and p^S
test of this auxiliary of the naval Sj!
The wireless messages were sent hv
direction of Admiral Manney. ctaK
the bureau of equipment, and the M
suits were most satisfactory to them
i he messages containing the greeting,
were sent out Sunday from the wirt
lets station at the Washington navy
yard and were relayed from place to
Marly responses came from the of
flees nearest Washington, but before
midnight many of the stations had
replied, including New Orleans and Co
lon ami San Juan, the Colon reply
coming by way of Guantanamo. p rac .
tically no work was done yesterday on
the ships anywhere.
Liberal shore leave had been grant
d to the officers and men, while the
inner served aboard ship was under
the usual custom characteristic of the
Christmas season. Many of the vessels'
captains Joined with the officers in the
wardrooms in celebrating the day.
On the ships the only work required
was the necessary cleaning, and
by 9 o'clock in the morning most of ue
officers and men were left free to cele
brate as they chose.
Liberal shore leave had been grant
ed, according to custom, and as many
as could be spared from a ship went
ashore. Thousands of pounds of tur
key, cranberry and plum pudding and
other things that make up the Christ
mas dinner aboard the vessels had
been laid by, and were served in
generous fashion on board each ship.
Tie men had dinner at noon and
the officers in the evening. On many
ships the captain was invited to
dine in the wardroom and join the
officers in merrymaking.
TIPTON, ORE., FIRESWEPT.
Sumpter Valley Town Practically
Baker City, Ore., Dec. 25.—Early
this evening fire started in the large
i frame hotel at Tipton, 50 miles south
west of here on the Sumpter Valley
railway. A terrific wind and snow
storm was raging at the time and in
a few minutes the flames had been
carried to the store buildings on the
opposite side of the street.
Two stores, two saloons, two va
ant buildings and the postofflce were
consumed. This practically wiped out
the town. Telephone communication
has not been reestablished, but the
railroad will later send out a special
to bring in the homeless people to
Sumpter or to this city.
The loss will probably be $15,000.
THREE CHURCHES MERGE.
Canadian Religious Bodies Use a Com-
Toronto. Ont. —The central commit
tee, composed of members of the Pres-
yteriau. Methodist and Congregation
al churches through the dominion,
have agreed upon a code of doctrines,
that will unify the three denomina
tions into one great church, which it
Is proposed should be known as the
'United Church of Canada." The re
vised confession of faith of the Amer
can Presbyterian church will be used.
Castro Offends France.
Pads. Dec. 26.—The officials here
say that President bastro's failure to
resume diplomatic relations with M.
Taigny, the French charge d'Affairs
at Caracas, may complicate matters
and postpone a settlement of the ques
tion in dispute. France asked for the
withdrawal of Venezuela's offensive
note declining to deal with M. Taigny.
Therefore the withdrawal of the
note and the continued declination to
deal with M. Taigny are considered as
renewing the old controversy.
The officials say M. Taigny will not
Holds the Record.
Washington. Dec. 26.—Representa
tive Brownlow of Tennessee holds tue
record so far for Introducing bills at
this session of congress. In 13 days
he introduced 374 bills. The total
number of bills introduced in the
house in the 13 days was 1061, against
a total of 19,209 for all sessions of
the last congress.
Mark Twain Honored.
New York.—Mark Twain was the
guest of honor at the monthly dinner
of the Society of Illustrators in the
rooms of the Aldine association.
Andrew Carnegie occupied the place
of honor at the right of Dan Beard,
president of the society, and toast
Philadelphia, Dec. 26.—The com
mand of the battleship Kearsarge, now
at League Island navy yard, has been
transferred from Captain Raymond f■
Rogers to Captain Herbert Wlnalow.
Captain Rogerß has been ordered i°
shore duty at Washington, his twc
year term of sea Bervice baring ex
Alexander Rlbot is a candidate for
the place of Audlffret-Pasquler to u»»