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Generally fair tonight and Friday;
colder; minimum temperature tonight,
about 20 degrees above zero. Temper
ature at 7 a. m., 33; 3:30 p. m., 45.
J. M. SHERIER, Observer.
T CLE A ft TATE'S.
FIT FOR AJVy
VOL. LIV. NO. 122.
THURSDAY. MARCH 0, 1905.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
DRAWING THE IRON RIG ABOUT THE
MAIN BODY OF KUROPATKIN'S ARMY
SENATOR BATE, OF TENNESSEE, DIES;
TOOK CHILL AT THE INAUGURATION
Exposure of March 4 Fatal Was Twice Governor
of His State and Veteran of Mexican
and Civil Wars.
Railroad Reported Cut
Between Mukden and
TALK OF A SURRENDER
Russian Ministry Refuses to
Discuss Peace Even in Face
Tokio, March 9, 4 p. m. The Japa
nese have cut the railway north of
New Chwang, March 9. It is report
ed here that Tie pass has been invest
ed by the Japanese and that Kuro pat
kin, having no alternative, will possi
bly be forced to surrender within a
With Japanese Left Armies, March
8. (Delayed). The left armies have
cut and destroyed the railroad be
tween Tie pass and Mukden. Rus
sians are in retreat over tho northern
Krtrrnt lu "on f union.
The left column of these armies is
seven miles north of the Hun river
and five miles west of the railroad and
has had a fierce fight with a Russian
force thrice its number. The Russian
casualties were 10,000. The Russian
center is retreating in great confus
ion. It n 1 1 mini Itrpnirrel.
Mukden. March S. ( Delayed.) The
Japanese; (hiring the night broke
through the Russian lines, reached the
railroad and slightly damaged the line.
The Russians later drove them away,
arid the line was repaired and traffic
Early this morning heavy fighting
was in progress against the Russian
right Hank division, anil a report was
received of the presence Of columns of
Japanese far northward and marching
Itrtnkr I.unt IIMIm.
RennenkamplT's Headquarters, March
7. (Delayed.) In pursuance of orders
to retake at any cost the positions at
Oubenepusa. lost at nightfall, the Rus
sians at midnight stormed and captured
the hills in the center. Among the
dead was a Japanese general in full
Tokio. March 9. Although the act
ual extent of the success gained by
Oyatna's army is unknown, Tokio is
already celebrating the victory. Flags
are going up all over the city, crowds
are on the streets, and congratulations
are pouring into the war and army
Oyama has prohibited his troops
from entering Mukden in masses, in
order to preserve respect for the
tombs and sacred places of the imper
ial Ohinesjj household and protect the
welfare of the inhabitants.
Ilnr All South or linn.
Ti'.;to, March Headquarters of
the Japanese armies reported today as
"The whole district west of the rail
road and south of the Hun river is in
'"In the district north of Mukden we
have occupied Siaochitun five miles
northwest of Mukden, Pachiatzu. two
mile northeast of Siaochitun. and
Santaitso five miles north of Mukden.
Our force destroyed the railroad north
"Since yesterday the enemy fre
quently and fiercely shelled our killed
and wounded who were being remol d
en stretchers and in carriages."
GIVE FEW FACTS. BUT
HAS MET NO DISASTER
St. Petersburg. March 0. The veil
was drawn ever the prepress of Kuro
patkin's hereic effort i extricate his
beaten army but the general staff in
sists while he has been defeateei. yet
there has been no elisaster. The peril
f the whole army, especially the rear
guard, is admitted and Mukden may
have been evacuated during the night.
aliheMigh nothing definite has been re
ceMved on this peint.
One of Ijnevitch's cerps was hur
rietlly withdrawn eluring Wednesday
night and dispatched to nuppeirt Haul
bar's hard pre;?sed force's who were
fgniing eifT Nugi's flanking- legions
west and northwest of tho city. At
the same time the re-mainde-r of Line-
vitch's army fell back to the north
bank ef the Hun river where it cheek-
e el temporarily the pursuing columns
cf Kuroki whei hemmed him in on the
west, south and east.
Uah Mor orth.
All day yesterday and lat n'it
TAKES NEW TURN,
Transportation Strike in New
York May Extend to Pow
EMPLOYES ARE IMPORTUNED
Service on Subway Improves But
Elevated Line East is Tied
New York. March 9. Interest in
the strike of the subway and elevated
railway employes now centers on a
proposed effort to cause a sympathetic
walkout of engineers and firemen at
all the power houses, so as to paralyze
Improvriiirnt lu Operating.
There appeared to be a marked im
provement in the operation of trains
in the subway this morning. Other
wise little change was noted. Traffic
on the east elevated lines is almost at
Only isolated disturbances occurred
during the night and were limited to
a few fistic encounters.
the wounded, munitions, baggage and
stores streamed notthward. The rail
road and the Mandarin road were al
most blocked at the last moment not
withstanding the fact that an immense
c mount of stores, etc., was removed
last week. The Russo-Chinese bank
was removed to Tie Pass Sunday.
Some of the projections are reaching
TrylnK to Clo- Klngc.
N'eigi, according to the latest authen
tic Russian reports, has already reach
ed a post oposiie the station of Sou
hatai, half way between Mukden and
Tie Pass but it is believed his left is
swinging still further north for a blow
at the line of communicat iwns which
would realize Oyama's plan for clos
ing an iron ring.
ny Line la Open.
The Tokio report that the railroad
is actually cut is not confirmed here
at the telegraph office, on the contrary
eleciaring communicat ien with Kuro
patkin is still open.
The losses already exceed those of
any battle ef the war. The fanaticism
displayed by the Japanese is shown
in an instance mentioned by a Russian
correspondent who describee! how a
captured Japanese broke away from
his captors and threw himself head
foremost into a Chinese well.
Itrkint IVace Iden.
While the defeat of Kuropatkin has
re vived talk of peace it is tcx early
yet to measure to its full effect. If
Kuropatkin succeeds in drawing off
his army no matter how badly shat
tered the war office insists the situa
tion will be unchanged.
EARLIER FIGHTING IS
NEARLY ALL FAVORABLE
TO THE JAPANESE ARMS
St. Petersburg, March 9. Kuropat
kin. telegraphing Wednesday, says:
'"On the right bank of the Hun river
the enemy has assumed the offensive
towards Mukden from northwest and
"The center and left flank of our
rmi's have fallen back without fight
ing em entrenched petitions em the
right bank of the Hun river.
Driter In let jM-hnienta.
"Today the enemy attacked upon the
north front, driving small detachments
ef outposts from the village of Pudia
sa. about two miles northwest of the
village of Trent san."
The above would indicate the Jap
anese force is between Mukden aud
Itnniana Hold Ilrre.
Mukden, March P. 2:30 a. m. The
Japanese yesterday attacked the vil
lage of Pudiasa. northwest of the im
perial tombs, and a stubborn fight fol-
lowed, but the Russians advanced ;;nd
the guard was obliged te abandon the
During the night the Japanese attack
ed! the village of Sactaitse. north of the
imperial tombs. The fighting contin
ues. Japanese outposts have reached Hir
ant,chan. em the south front. A heavy
cannonade is in progress there.
GENERAL PINS CROSS OF
ST. GEORGE ON PRIVATE
FOR HEROIC CONDUCT
Mukden. March 9. During the fight
ing TuesJay Gen. Kaulbars decorated
with his own cross ef St. George a
srarpshexiter named Ivan Rarkoff who
though wounded in the hand declined
to go to the rear te have it bandaged.
Kaulbars. em ascertaining that Bar-
(Continued on Eighth rase.)
ULUbtU DT rATIllENI
Russian Government Turns Over Sum
of $325,000 for English Suf
ferers. London, March 9. Russian Ambassa
dor Benckendorff today paid $323,000
to Foreign Secretary Lansdowne in
settlement of the North sea claims, and
the incident was thus closed.
BEEF INQUIRY WILL PROCEED
Report Will Have No Effect on the
Washington, March 9. Although
the attorney general declines to dis
cu?R tho subject, it is known that the
report of the department of commerce
and labor oh the beef industry, pub
lished last week, will have no effect
upon the inrestUgation now being con
ducted by the department of justice to
ascertain whether the injunction is
sued against the "beef combine" in
Chicago is being observed. This in
vestigation will proceed as originally
LYNCH NEGRO WHO IS THIEF
White Residents of Tullahoma, Tenn.,
Take Man From the Jail.
Tullahoma, Tenn., March 9. Ronce
Gwynn, a negro, was lynched here by
white residents. He was taken from
the jail, where he was held on a
charge of larceny, and hanged to a
tree near the center of the town.
Americans Moving to Canada.
Ottawa, Ont., March. 9. W. J. White,
chief inspector of immigration agen
cies, who has just returned from an
extensive tour in the United States,
reports that arrangements are about
perfecieel for an extensive migratory
movement from the I'nited States to
Canada. Mr. White believes that fully
C.it.OOO settlers .will coxae to the domin
ion from across the line this year, as
against 4G,0o( last year.
Vetoes Anti-Vaccination Law.
Sacramento, Cal.. March 9. Gov.
Pardee has vetoed the bill to prevent
vaccination being made a cemdition of
admission to the public schools.
CASE IS CLOSED
Defense Makes Short Work of it
in the Chadwick Bank
EXPERT IS PUT ON THE STAND
Testimony Directly Opposed to That of
Bank Officials Examined
Cleveland, Ohio. March 9. The de
fense in th'? Chadwick case closed at
T. C. Doolittle, a bookkeeping ex-
Iert. gave evidence directly oppeiseel
to the testimony of Assistant Cashier
Avery and Receiver Lyon, of the Ober
lin bank, who said Mrs. Chadwick had
neither money nor credit at the bank
at the time any of the certified checks
Would Tnkf From Jury.
Counsel for Mrs. Chadwick entered
a motion ashing that the case be tak
en from the jury and the defendant
eiischarged on the ground that the evi
dence was insufficient to prove she
had committed an offense against the
The entire afternoon was devoted
to an argument on the motion.
(intrranirnt lrI A erfterda J'.
After presenting i:s most important
evidence against Mrs. Chadwick, the
government yesterday afternoon clos
ed its case against the woman.
The most imjortam point yet made
by the state was gaine-el when District
Attorney Sullivan secured the admis
sion as evidence of two elrafts aggre
gating $Mtiu issued by the Oherlin
bank in favor ef Mrs. Chadwick on Aug.
24. l&fi.l. On the same date Mrs. Chad
wick obrained from the bank a certified
check for $12,500. and Receiver Lyon
testified there was nothing on the
bexks of the bank to show that Mrs.
Chadwick tht-n had a cent of money in
the bank or was entitled to credit.
liet I) raft a V it bout ('Hah.
The drafts were entered on the books
of the bank one month and five days
after being issued. During this time
the books of the Oberlin bank showed
the money was he'.d to its credit at the
Importers' & Traders' National bank
in New York, while in reality it was in
the possession of Mrs. Chadwick.
Washington, March 9. Senator Bate,
of Tennessee, dieel at his apartments in
the Ebbett house at C this morning.
Pneumonia and a defective heart.
He was aged 78. Rate attended the
inauguration ceremonies on the 4th, and
his death is believed to be due primar
ily to exposure on that occasion.
.sufTrrrd n Chill.
He suffered a slight chill on thr.t
day. but continued his official duties
and occupied his seat in the senate last
DASHED TO DEATH
Rope Breaks Precipitating Sev
en Men to Bottom of
Wilkesbarre, Pa., March 9. While
seven men were being hoisted in a car
riage in the Clear Spring colliery at
West Pitson, today, the rope broke
and the men were hurled to the bot
tom, a distance ofi2r.it feet. All were
MARRIAGE VOWS MADE
VOID BY TUBERCULOSIS
Judge Decides Man Sued for Damages
By Jilted Sweetheart Need
Seattle, Wash., jMarch 9. "No man
should be mulctad in damages who
breaks a promise iie has made to mar
ry a woman who, he afterwards
learns, is afflicted with tuberculosis."
This was the opinion given by Su
perior Judge Albertson in passing up
on, motion to strike out certain Ques
tions, propounded in suit of Rosena E.
Grover against Mayor Zook of Ballard,
in which the yoking woman seeks to
recover from him ?25,m.iu damages for
breach of promise.
In an answer filed by the mayor
he admitted that he had promised to
marry the young woman and would
have done so had he net discovered
after his promise was made that she
was affected with tuberculosis.
The court declared that in a mar
riage contract three parties were con
cerned the man, the woman, and the
state. anrl that the state had the
right to prevent any marriage which
would be dangerous to its welfare.
RAILROADS AND WISCONSIN
IN A GAME OF FREEZE-OUT
Companies Decide to Abandon
Improvements and Extensions
in the State.
Madison, Wis., March 3. Wisconsin
has drawn the wrath of the railroads.
Resentful because of the attitude of
Gov. La Follette and the state legisla
ture, the public carrier companies
have decided to Abandon all extensions
in the state until the popular temper
becomes more ffienelly. Tiie building
rf new lines is to be stopper!, orders
for new equipment are to be canceled,
projected improvements that would
e-est millions of dollars are to be stay
ed, and the Northwestern, the St. Paul
and either roads will engage the state
in a game of freeze-out.
This decision will stop, it is stated,
fully $10,000.ooo worth of improve
ments which the Northwestern and
St. Paul roads had purposed making
PROCEEDS ON SUICIDE THEORY
Attorney General in Honolulu Directs
Hfuiolulu. March An unusual
turn in the investigatiem into the death
of Mrs. Jane Stanford ejf California
came yesterday when Attorney Gen
eral Andrews began directing his ques
tions with the evident idea of bringing
out the probability that Mrs. Stanford
committed suicide. The taking of tes
timony in the case was completed last
night. The police here are of the opin
ion that if Mrs. Stanford was murder
eel the guilty persons are in San Fran
cisctj. ALIENS LEAVE VENEZUELA
Declare It Unsafe for Them to Remain
Under Castro Government.
Willemstad, Curacao. Feb. 2J. (By
Cerrespondence.) Every vessel from
I-a Guaira brings many persons who
feel the situation in Venezuela is such
'hat foreigners will soon not be safe
there. Tourists are hurrying out of the
?ountry, and the few venturesome trav
elers who go there are subjected to
many indignities by customs officials.
Even all private letters and documents
Tuesday. He became suddenly ill at
the dinner table that evening, ami was
put to bed. His condition became
steadily worse and all hope for his re
covery was given up yesterday.
He was twice governor of Tennessee,
a veteran of the Mexican and civil
wars, and had been a conspicuous
member of the senate IS years. The
remains will be taken to Nashville for
RIOTS AT MINES;
.Quioksilver Region in Southern Rus
sia Scene of a
St. Petersburg, March 9. A tele
gram from Ekaterinoslav, south Rus
sia, says five miners have been killed
and 13 wounded in a conflict between
strikers of the quick silver mines and
soldiers in the district of Bakhmut.
Revolutionary disorders have brok
en out at Smolensk, middle Russia.
GIRL SAVES 11,700 PENNIES
Sends Mass of Coppers to Bank on a
Dray to Start Savings Account.
Rockford. 111., March 9. Inez Gates,
daughter of the keeper of a small
store in the suburbs, eleposited with
the Rockford National bank at one
time 1 1 ,700 pennies to start a savings
ac4ount. Her father had been giving
her the excess of pennies each night
for a leng time ami she had kept them
in a soap box. not spending or count
ing them. A few days ago she con
ceived the idea of getting interest em
the money, and went to a bank to see
if the pennies would be received. She
was tohf to wrap in packages of 25
and bring them down. She spent
more than a day making up the pack
ages and then carried the pennies to
the teller on a dray, the mass weigh
ing over pounds.
IT PAID REBATES
Kansas Investigators Find Santa
Fe Cave Back Money
SUM OF $1,198,352 IN 1902
Standard Oil Company Believed to
Habe Been Concern Ben
Topeka. Kans., March 9. During the
year e-nding June SO, 1 902, the Atchi
son, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad cemi
pany paid back to shippers the sum of
$1.19H.352, and it s believed that
vouchers tej be cejllecte-d by Attorney
General Coleman will show that the
greater part ef this amount was paid
to the Standard Oil company and either
monojxilies and was really rebates in
violation tf the state law.
Thin fact was developed in the ex
amination of V. J. Healy, freight, audi
tor of the Santa Fe. before the attorney
general, who is taking de-pej.sitions in
the case to be instituted in Chautauqua
county, to ascertain whethe r the Santa
Fe was violating the anti trust law of
Mr. Healy says that this amount con
stitutes the total overcharges made for
the rear and that he cannrt give the
names ef the: shippers to whom pay
ments were- made? withejut referring le
the ejriginal vouchers.
Ir-llnrM l amr.
Healy said that it would take three
or feur months to get the1 vouchers, and
nn the advice e.f R. W. Dunlap. general
attorney for the Santa Fe. Mr. Healy
tcmpfrariiy declined to consent o an
examination of his vouchers and rec
ords. At a conference ef Santa Fe of
ficials soon to be held it will be declde-d
whether tr allow the state to examine
the company's books.
It ia the theory of the state that these
overcharges in reality are rebates, and
that an examination of th-? vouchers
will show that tb monopolies have
profited more than any ether.
Gen. Booth is a Jerusalem.
Jerusalem, March f. Gen. Rojth ot
the Salvation Army has arrived hre.
He intenels to hold a series ef meet
ings. The jwrte has directed the !ecal
authorities to prohibit Turkish sub
jects from attending th':e meetings.
WILSON IS SEATED
Prohibitionist Wins Over Bowles,
Democrat, in the House Con
tested Election Case
DAILEY FAVORS McCASKRIN
Chairman cf Elections Committee Will
Hold Back Report and May Not
Submit It At All.
Springfield. 111., March 5. The
heiuse yesterday afternoon unseated
Representative William A. Bowles,
demecrat of the Ferty-first district.
and seated Alonzo E. Wilson, prohibi
tionist, by a vote of to 4C. The vote
was almost a party vwte, all the repub
licans voting to seat Wilson. Burke.
Mundy, Rapp and Webster, democrats,
and Sheen and Gaumer. prohibitionists
voted with the republicans.
The fight of the aftermion came
over the reconsideration ef Mr. 11c
Geortys motion to recommit the re
port ef the committee with instruc
tion to recount the ballots under the
opinion offered by former Attorney
General Hamlin in the Coe)ke-McCas-krin
contest. Mr. Tippit, the demo
cratic leaeler, endeavered to prevent
recemsideration, but was overruled,
and the speechmaking began.
Dallfj- Ih Ilriinl.
Fer an hour Mr. Lindly defended
Attorney General Stead"s opinion as
to how ballots should be counted. Mr.
Gray, on the democratic side, attacked!
the elecisiem. Chairman Dai ley of the
elections committeen then protested,
in one of the best speeches delivered
this year on the floor of the house,
against another count, because the sec
recy of the ballots already had been
On the vote to recensider the mo
tion to recommit and have ane)ther re
cotiut the motion was hst by SO to 46.
Ambroz and Islem, socialists. veted to
re'censider, but switched to the demo
cratic side, when the roll call to un
seat Mr. Howies was being taken.
Wilson probably will take his seat
tomorrow, although he may not be
seated until Monday The e-emmittee
report en his case was that he had
been elected by a plurality ef more
than 500, and that ne matter what sys
tem ef counting was adopted he; would
have been femnd elected. The; commit
tee also toek semie pains to explain
that no renVctiem was cast on the judg
es ef election in Joliet and other towns
ef the; Fortv-first district, where faulty
.counting was dene'. The- committee
heldlhat they had been "careless" and
had made "mistakes."
SnM MrCnwkrln Will Krrp Sent.
One more case re-mains for the house
to decide; that ef McCaskrln and
Cooke. Dailey will make ne re jmrt un
til the closing days of the sessiem, or,
if the report be made, the house; will
allow MeCaskrin te kee'p his seat.
In addition to the hejuse proee-eding
in the Wilson mse; there was another
election squabble in the legislature, un
kind remarks being made by senators
to each other while in committee con
sidering the Sucher-Putnani cemtest.
Senator Dunlap made a ceTtain rule
governing counting which brought
down em his head the wrath ef Senaters
Jandus ami Cunningham, who elclarcfl
the rules had been fixed to favor Put
nam. C ivil Srrvlcr Hill l. K.'1.
Ry a vote ef 13 to 5 the house civil
service committee; decided te report
euf the broad civil service bill, includ
ing all state charitable and penal in
stitutions and business offices, but ex
empting spe-eifie officers in most of the
eb'partments. This Is the bill which
was report -d out and hauled back
Tuesday. A full meeting ot the commit
tee was seen reel. Three ef the five
members voting against the bill were
in favor of including the grain inspec
tion office, as they had received cem
plaints from farme rs and requests that
civil service be established in that de
partment. M- liakrfn ll.l t Voir.
Reynejlds voted to seat Wilson. Ma-i
gill was net pre-snt. and MeCaskrin
elid not veite. though present. Chairman
Dailey, ff the house ele-cti'lns commit
t , stste-d trday that the Cooke-Me--Caskrin
contest would nejt b- re-ported
to the b'ise this week, and he elid not
know how long it woulel be. In fact.
SWEDISH REPUBLICANS MEET
Annual Held at Peoria Today Recep
tion for Deneen.
Peoria, UL, March . Delegates are
he-re for the; annual meeting tl the Il
linois Swelish-Amcriean club. Gov.
Dnen will arrive this afternoon with
Speaker Shurtleff, and will be tender
ed a re-coption at the Natirmal hotel.
From present Indications Rev. Alfred
Appel. jf Pe-ejria, ia the mrsf likely
candieiate for the presidency ejf the
Agress to It as Amended
by a Strict Party
NOW GOES TO SENATE
Would Avoid Having This Made
a Precedent for Fu
Washington. March 9. After a ses
sion of seven minutes the senate ad
journed today out of respect to tho
memory of the late Senator Hate.
Washington. March 3. The senate
committee em foreign relations teulay
agreed favorably to the San Domingo
treaty as amended. The vote was on
party lines, every republican voting
for the treaty and every democrat
The treaty was practically perfect
ed yesterday by the committee so far
as the phraseology is cemcerned, and
without regard to the principles In
volved in the procedure proposed by
the Dominican convention.
All amendments adopted by the com
mittee were with the general aim of
making the pie.se ien cevered stand
alone, anel of removing all chance of
it being used as a precedent fer like
procedure in enher countries under the
guise of being required by the Monroe
doctrine. For instance, one of the first
amendments strikes euit. that portion
ef the second paragraph of the pre
amble, which has been construed as a
definition ami applicatiem ef the Mon
roe doctrine; te the San lemingo case.
KciiiIm ii I'ratlriat.
Discussion of the San Domingo
treaty in executive session of the sen
ate was complicated by the protest
submitted by Senator Teller from
members of the Haytien ami Domini
can colonies ejf Europe?. It was elated
in Paris, ami was directed against the
protocol ejf Jan. 20, which was negotia
ted immediately prior te the present
protocol, but never was submitted to
llt-lI n ll-lntor.
It is asserte'd by the protectants that
President Merales, of the Dominican
republic, is dictator, anel by entering
into this agreement with the United
States is indirectly r.t teinpt ing to ced
te the I'nited States territory, which
he fears he cannot hold.
HIGH PLACE PROPOSED
FOR A GALESBURG MAN
G. Edens Leader Among Candi
dates for Fourth Assistant
Washington. March D. Senator Cui
loin had a long conference with Post
master General Cortclyou yesterday,
anil the slock ef William G. Kdcns,
ejf Galesburg, as a candidate for
fourth assistant postmaster general
has correspondingly had a great rise.
His friends are confielent that Mr.
Edens will be; selectd as the succes
sor ef Gen. Uristew. Another 1111
noisan, R. F. I.awse.n, post maate.-r at
Effingham. is a candidate- fer the
place, but if the appointment goes to
Illinois Mr. Edens will be clmse-n. For
mer Coinptrejller of the Currency
Charles W. Daw-s ef Chie:agi Is nift
tiemeel in inne r erircle.n as a mejst like
ly camlidate f,r Secrt-tary ef the
Treasury when Mr. Shaw retires, un
less the president intend.-; te transfer
Poit master General Cortclyou to that
post and fill his plane? with a new man.
FAIRBANKS UP FOR 1908
Republican Editorial As&ociation For
mally Starts Boom.
Washington. March 'J. Charles
Warren Fairbanks was publicly named
for th- preside-ncy in 1'JhH ye'sterelay
anel under clrcumftatice-s whie-h e-ause;
great siKnifi'-arie-e1 tej ! attae-hee to
the- evnt by polifieal ejlwrvcrs. H
was giv'n a welcome at a mee-tin;;
ef the National Republican Eliterial
asKeciatien. and the; wiggestien of his
canelielacy fejr the; preside-ncy in 110S
was received with the greatest enthus
THE GERMAN PALACE AFIRE
Blaze in Coal and Wood Cellar at Ber
line Does Damage.
Berlin, March 'J. Fire broke out
early this rneu-ning in the extensive,
coal and wtrxl cellar under the wing
of the n;w palace of Potsdam. The
flame-s were extinguishe-d after six
hours. The imperial family was in
Berlin at the time.