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FIFTY-SIXTH YEAli. NO. i:5S.
WEDNESDAY. MARCH 27, 1007. TEX PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
EXPECTS TO KNOW THAW
TAL STATE BY ft
Justice Fitzgerald Lets
Jury Go Until That
BRIEF COURT SESSION
Prisoner Takes Pains to Make
Good Appearance Before
New York. March 27. For what may
lie the last tinif. Harry K. Thaw w
in court to face the jury before w'.iic'a
lie has In en on trial. The jury h i 1
been excuse, 1 while i lu- appointment
el' a lunacy e-ommissinti was under
consideration, i he actual sessions of
the cort beini
! jou rt'.ed mil i
It. was exp-led that m view ol Itie ap
point nieiii of a luuaev coiutnisMoii yt s
leidav. the coait would inlay avail
eu-e the jury from further alteie
atice uniil t lie commission has comp!"
ed its. Wolk.
ITi'imrts Willi l':tri".
Thaw prepared for tiie day wr'
n.oie than his usual care, believing b
would he undi r scrutiny ol mi mbe
of the commission at some time durin
ihe day. Alter breakfast he read ov--the
newspapers, taking a kei 11 inlet
tst in various reports of the appotn
iiient of a commission. He apptare
piiAz'ed a: liillereiil conflict in", storie
I 1 1 1 as to the lilclhod of procedure an
asked Ai'.'.iney IV a body to epla::i
the procedure pn scribed b law. I'- '.
I ioi I v leinaiin d i'nr an hunt with Thaw
No other visitors called.
XII l':iiuily T!i ere.
As Thaw appealed in the court room
from the Tombs, his wifi . mother, !
sisters entered the building logelhi,-.
They went to the an'e room. As soot;
as n.cnibi is of the- lunacy commission
reached the court t'tey went into co.'.
feience with Justice Fitzgerald in lie.
. . i;a. v rr the ( use
Fitzgerald, it. was sta'ed, went ov i'
all the' details of the case wil l t
commi.-sionci s and also discussed wi ll
them the scope of the inquiry they nr.'
to undertake. The jury report ' 1
promptly at I ; buf were kept wad
inn tor more than an hour because o:
t he conference.
l-'.iitrr mrl ICtioin.
Following the consultation all thrre'
of the commission' is filed into ihe
court room and took their places '
the clerk's desk. The jury entered an 1
Thaw was called to the bar. The pi-boner
looked bitter phsical'y than for
some time past All members of '".is
family wt re in court.
When Justice Fitzgerald took Iii
place on the bench he at once an
nounced the jury would be excused un
til lu::iu Monday morning. The ju-v
withdrew and Thaw was taken back .'
Justice Fit zl;. raid then sun.ir.onel
the lawyers to iiis; desk and consulted
with tiom for several minutes, aft "
which he ordered an adjournment of
court until next Monday, thereby indi
cating he expects the inquiry by the
commission into Thaw's present me -,-
till state to be brief, llarlridve w.i ;
fixed en as the member of Thaw'.;
numerous counsel upon whom ail oil'
cial notices in future should be served.
Itelmas was not in court today.
Ormoiti- lit it l. M.
The commission was notified Di--t
rift Attorney Jerome would appear
before it at '' this afternoon. The com
mission will organize at that time ami
arrange as to future hearings, etc.
IS AGAIN AT WORK
Slow Speed Saves Keystone Express
on Pennsylvania from Going
Pittsburg, March 27. The Keystone
expiess on the Pennsylvania railroad.
astboiind. was derailed near Wilmer
ding curly today. The engine, two
mail cars and combination baggage
and smoker h-lt the tracks, but no one
was hurt. It is believed the train was
intentionally detailed and that Hie deed
was done by the same parlies who
wrecked the Chicago limited train at
Stewart las I Friday. The same plan
was carried out. ami only the slow
speed of the train saved if from driv
ing over a steep bank and crushing out
perhaps a score of lives.
Fatal Wreck in North.
St. Paul, March 27. The Northern
Pacific passenger train for St
which left Duluth at 1:10 last
was derailed at Carlton early today.
The engineer and fireman wero killed.
Two or three passengers were sligiitlv
injured, tf , l
Tin1 cause of the wreck is said ')
have been the stoppage of a drain pip-
water from which undermined the
'rack. ?.-;-sr K'S
BEARS IN A PANIG
Have Their Turn to be Fright
ened at Developments in
the Stock Market.
BID HIGH IN COVERING
Rise in Prices Followed by Sharp Re
action London Firms
New York, March 27. The stock
market showed another buoyant up
shoot in prices with the lesunipt ion of
operations today. I'ncovered bears
were thoroughly alarmed over yester
day's uprise of prices and a more coii
lidein speculative sentiment was iiiani
I" si in all securities on market today.
They bought heavily and advanced
their bids rapidly to secure stocks
against contracts for sales made while
the course of Ihe market seemed to
promi- o indefinite farther decline. The
rapid advance brought out stocks front
yi sit rdayV. buyers to take profits, and
there was a sharp and almost immedi
Two l'':iilurr In l.iiinloii.
London. March 27. Two failures
were announced on the stock exchange
today, but neither were of any impor
tance from the inaikit point of v.ew.
The I .in in all departments was deed 1
ediy more checilul.
I;:irl liiw Mori- Tli.-ill Lost.
New York Marcli 27. -The early rise
in prices was lather more than lost
daiing Ine day by the increasing dis
position to take profit on the advance.
The weakness of Krie. which was tin-
xplained. helped the reaction by sym
pathy. SCALPING BILL IS
UP TO GOVERNOR
Senate Measure Prohibiting Sale for
More Than Regular Price
Sp: in:;fh Id. I!!.. March 27. The sen
ate theater ticket scalping bill passed
tiie house today and now noes to tli.
governor. It prohibits? the sale of the.
titer tii kits for more than the price
printed thereon and providt s a Inv
alid imprisonment as the penalty.
ON TANGIER STREETS
Hostile Crowds Parade Through Cap
ital of Morocco French Cruis
Tangier, March 27. Two French
cruisers have arrived here from Ton
kin, and Ihe commander will hand the
last l-reiicti claims this aliernoon to a
repicsentative of the sultan. The sit
uation at Morocco City is becomin
more serious. Hostile crowds are pa1
siding the streets and Europeans do not
dare to go out of their houses without
A HEAVY TRIP
in Pert from First Run
liie steamer Columbia arrived it
1o::!n this morning after its first roind
trip between here and P.iirlington. Th
uoat was loaiteii down with passi-ng".-s
and freight, and the business of th
trip was heavier than ever before the
first run of the season. The Columbia
left again this afternoon at 4 o'clock
The City of Moiine was north and
south. The Mac and Kmily wen? up
The Columbia was up from the soitlli
The sttige of water was 0.75 at C r
m., and C.90 at noon.
Lies Down in Front of Train.
P.iirlington, lowa, March 27.
Charles Nyler. a tailor of Canton. Ill
committed suicide near Mount. Pleas
ant. Iowa, yesterday by lying down in
front of a train. His Ixxly was grouu
to pieces. No reason is known for his
Nature's Whisky Factory,
"Natures whisky factory" is an in
sectivorous Jdant. its blossoms b-in
a small pitcher filled w ith n lluitl which
intoxicates Hies, gnats nnd other In
sects. They sip and sip again, become
intoxicated and fall j,,tf the fluid
I where their bodies are dissolved and
RAGE WAR IS ON
Three Killed and Several
Wounded in Gun Fight
MORE TROUBLE IS EXPECTED
United Socialists Negro Organization
Defies Officers and Starts
Muskogee, I. T March 27. As a re
uit of a fight between members of an
irganization of negroes known as the
inited socialists on one side and city
md government officers on the other,
ate yesterday afternoon, John Cotiehl.
i white police officer, was shot through
he body just above the heart and will
die; tiny Fisher, white, a clerk in a
.vholesale grocery establishment, was
shot through the shoulder; Sam and
Klbert Marker and a man named Scott,
ill negroes, are dead; two other ne
groes whose names cannot be learned
weie badly wounded and are ia hiding
with friends, and six negroe.; are in
The united socialists are established
in many Indian Territory towns, and
me of their claims is thai the I'liitei!
Stales authorities have no jurisdiction
over iis members. The lender of the
organization. William Wright, a negro
pit tu ber, i.s anion;; those arrested.
iUi-K t-'iri OU OIUlMTM.
I In' light took place at a bouse oc
cupied by the members of l lie organ
ization. Officer Cofieid went to the
holts,' to serve a warrant on Klbert
Barker and was shot down. In re
sponse to a riot call t'niteil Sialos Di p
uty Marshals l.edhetter. Hubbard. Wil
liams, and Smith responded. When
they reached the porch of the building
they were met by the Markers ami in
leply to the demand that they surren
der, one of the negroes raised his Win
chislcr rille to tiie on the ollicers.
The four oHiecls opened fire almost
simultaneously, both of the negroes be
1'ulire l ily I inli-r Anus.
Falling against the side of the house,
ihe negroes, although mortally wound
ed, returned the hie. but without ef
fect. Tin n followed a fusillade in
which about fifty shots were fired, re
sult inn in the wounding of Fisher and
the two other negroes and the killinn
Nearly every white man in the city
TS"arnied in anticipation of any further
riot in.n that may occur.
REVIVAL FACTOR IN POLITICS
Billy Sunday Converts 1,060 in Mur
physboro in Four Weeks.
Murphysbore. lib. Match 27. Ten
tindred ami sixty conversions in four
weeks are the lesult of the Mil v Silli
ly revival" in Murphysboro. The re-
viva closes next Sunday night, .unong
the converts are Judge Andrews. At
torney Fred Mierer. Drs. Koih Cos and
Sthcrton Schade, Police Judne Deacon
Meyer Adams, Supervisor Lcaeue.
Ilrun.nist Dean West, r.nd a thousand
thers from all walks of life. One re
sult of the revival is a three-cornered
ilit in the city campaign, with the
dry ticket" gaining strength.
COURT NIPS 2-CENT FARES
Federal Judge Issues an Injunction
Against Railroad Commission.
Montgomery. Ala., March 27. .Indue
Thomas G. Jones of the United States
court has issued a temporary in
junction agaim,t the members of
the state railroad commission on
the petition of the trunk line railroads
of the state to prevent the enforce
ment of the commodity rate law. which
fixes the freight rales on the 110 com
modities of common production and
use. the maximum rate law. and the
2-cent passenger rate law recently
passed by the legislature.
COAL RATES NOT ADVANCED
Railroads of Illinois and Indiana Re
consider Their Decision.
Washington, March 27. The an
nounceinent. was made by the inter
state commerce commission today that
information has been received th-t
railroads in Indiana and Illinois coal
fields would not advance their rates on
coal to Chicagi points.
DIES ON HIS WEDDING TOUR
James Henry Smith, New York Capital
ist, Passes Away at Tokio.
New York, March 27. A dispatch,
from Tokio today announces tho death
or .lames Henry Smith, one of the
wealthiest capitalists of this city. He
was on a wedding tour around the
world. His bride was the divorced
wife of William Rhine-lander Stewart.
Rain at Chicago.
Chicago, March 2i. A severe elec
tric! and rain storm passed over tho
city late yesterday afternoon. John
Mueller, an employe of a lumber con
cent at :!500 C nter avenue, was struck
by lightning and killed. Nine fires
were caused by bolts of lightning in
side of 20 minutes after the storm bv
Kan. Tho rainfall, which was at times
accompanied with hail, was .52 inches.
Is Foraker's Challenge to
Settle Issue of Preference for
President and United
Washington. March 27 That Sena
ator Foiakor does not concede Secre
tary Taft will be Ohio's choice for the
piesideniial nomination next year is
made plain by a statement issued by
the senator last night. Forakor says
he "does not want any political honors
from Ihe people of Ohio without their
hearty approval," and- he suggests the
proper way to determine who is the
choice of tile people to head the repub
lican national ticket ami
lo represent ,
the state in the I'niled States Semite
is for t he republican state committee
to authorise the choice of delegates to
a stale coiiYJnlion which will be calk-d
upon to determine these questions.
OUii-r:- l.lntiiK 1 p.
The announcement of State
tetideiit of Insurance Yorys
will support Secretary Taft
pi-esideiii iai nomination led F-
iraker, it. !
is believed, to issue the statement out
lining his iiosition. The senator de
clared he is willing to go bef.ire the
people on his record and that he lias
"nothing to conceal
from his eonstitii-,
i tit s."
l Out un :iuiliil:ile.
loraker does not sav he will be a:
candidate to succeed Uoosevelt. but it
is generally understood among his -
friends in Washington that at a later
date he will formally announce his
candidacy ami that if a primary elec
tion is calk d in Ohio he will enter.
into the fig. it to secure the endorsement
of his owirvtate.
TO GOVERN SELVES
President About to Call Elec
tion for Choice of Philip
TAKE COMMISSION'S POWER
Course Depends Upon Answer to Ques
tion as to Peace in the
Washington, March 27 The Philip
pine commission has been instructed
by cable to inform President Roose
velt, whether a condition of gener.'l
and complete peace, with recognition
of authority of the United States has
continued in all that portion of the
archipelago not inhabited by Moros or
other non-Christian tribes, for the past
May I 'ill I I :l fell on.
If the answer is in the affirmative
the president will immediately direc
the commission to call a general elec
tion July :!0 next for the choice of
delegates to the first popular assembly
of the people of the Philippines, which
assembly, consisting of two houses, the
upper composed of the Philippine com
mission and the lower of the delegates
to lie elected next July, will take ovr
all legislative power exercised by the
Philippine commission alone. Under
act of congress none of the members
of non-Christian tribes can participate
in the elections.
URGES HONORS BE
PAID TO LINCOLN
Governor Deneen Asks Legislature to
Take Steps to Observe 100th
Springfield, 111.. March 27. Governor
Deneen today sent to the legislature a
memorial suggesting the citizens of the
state join in the general celebration of
the observance of the 100th anniver
sary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln,
Feb. 12, 1009. He suggested a com
mission be created to formulate plans
for the participation of the state in
what is intended to be a national cele
bration. Piano Factory Burns.
Chicago, March 27. The factory of
M. Schulz company, manufacturers of
pianos, burned today. The loss is
award the funds
General Educational Board
Places Several Millions of
Oil King's Gift.
FIVE SCHOOLS ARE FAVORED
Announced Income from the Fund Will
Be About $2,000,000 a
New York, March 27. At a meeting
yesterday of the general educatio:;
hoard at 54 William street, the fol
lowing appropriations to educational
institutions were made from the Hock
feller endowment fund of $ LI.ijimi.ihiU -
Mowdoin college, $.jU,ii(H toward a
fund of ?2."i0.0UU.
Colorado college, $o0,0uu toward a
fund of $.1011,000.
Millsays college. Jackson, Miss., $21.
ono toward a fund of $loo.0lo.
Yale. $::oo,onu toward a fund of $2.
(iiio.oiio. Princeton, $2oo,oo) toward a fund of
i-'ii-Nt si n- inn ;iri.
These appropriations wi re announc
ed after the- board had been in sessioi
for several hours behind closed doors.
They are the first to be announced
since Mr. Rockefeller added $::2.ono,omi
to the endowment of $ll,too.00il n
Mesides these, gifts wero made to
I colored schools a-'irreat imr SlL' .'.oo
j,. . ,.,...;,.,, ;',. ' i, , , i...
contributed to schools for colored peo
ple more than $2M!.noo.
Frederick T. dates, chairman of the
j board, presided, and among the diree'
jors present wero Daniel C. (Jilmtm.
Morris K. Jossup. Waller H. Page. !-
Stiperin-j bert Shaw, Kdwin A. Aldt rratin, Holii
that liejFiissell. ami Harry Pratt. Jinison. ito -for
the oil C. Ogden and John D.' Rockefeller
Jr.. w ho also are members of the boa'- 1
did not attend the meeting.
Iii-int W ill lie I.arne.
.Toll li D. Rockefeller Sr.. however,
sent a litter to the board giving a list
of the securities in which he propose
to pay his pledge of $;:2.oiio.ooo. The
list consisted of 2S different
securities and with an a vertigo of
about 5 per cent income. Tht-refoie
uinnal income from the $:;2.ooo.0aii
1 fund, which will be available to the
j board for endowments, will be abo il
Ul.f.oo.mto. Added to this the income
from other endowments of $1 l.oii(i.fii:i
will bring the income from the Rocke
feller foundation tTtiilub- fm u. i."",r"
the board up to more than $2.oon,oni).
The colleges that were selected fe
subscriptions were picked out from
over too applications. The applications
not acted upon probably will come ip
for consideration again.
HEALTH IN THE CANAL
ZONE HAS BEEN GOOD
Only Two Deaths Among 5.554 White
Laborers During Month of
wasnington. aiarch 2. Onlv two
deaths occurred among 5.554 white la
borers in the canal zone during Febru
ary. "Black water fever" caused one
of these deaths and tuberculosis the
other. No deaths were reporte d among
Hot) American women and children on
the isthmus. The sick rate was 21 for
every 1.000 persons for the month.
Pneumonia was more prevalent than
any other disease, 2C cases being re
ported. Three cases of smallpox, taken
from incoming ships, were treated in
the zone hospital. The anunal death
rate has now fallen to 4.2 per 1,000.
FRISCO PROMISED STRIKE
May 1 Over 6,000 Union Men Will Go
Out for 8-Hour Day.
San Francisco.C'al.. March 27. All
the union men affiliated with the Iron
Trades council voted yesterday to
strike May 1. Over fi.000 men in this
city are involved. They demand an S
hour day. The strike will affecL the
Union Iron works, Kisdon Iron works,
and other big industries of their terri
tory. The strike will affect not only
the big plants named above, but all the
machine, copper, and boiler shops in
this city and all the construction work
which requires the use of iron. It. is
anticipated that the small shops will
concede the demands, but tho big three
may fight. If they resolve to do so.
the complications will lie serious, a?
the last strike lasted for 10 months.
STUDENTS HONOR CLEVELAND
Princeton Undergraduates Present
Him With a Loving Cup.
Princeton. N. .1., March 27. The en
tire undergraduate body of Princeton
university paraded to the home f
former President Cleveland yesterdiv
and presented him with a silver lovin
cup. The cup was to have been given
Cleveland. The cup, which is of sil
ver, stands more than IS inches hih
on an ebony base.
NATIONAL GUARD MEET ENDS
Illinois Man Elected a Vice Preside tt
at Columbia, S. C.
Columbia, S. C, March 27. The Na
tional Guard Association of the dutd
States, the name by which the Inter
state National Guard association is !
be known in the future, concluded it;
ninth annual convention here yester
day. The following officers were elect
ed for t he ensuing year:
President Major (Jenoral Charles
Vice Presidents Major Ccneril
George M. Moulton, Illinois; Mrigadi'T
General F. M. Wood, Minnesota; Briga
dier Genera! W. T. McGarrin. Michi
gan. Secretary Colonel Carroll D. Kvan.-
Trcasuicr General John D. Frost.
Columbia, S. C.
CONTRACT IS LET
Aledo Firm Will Build William
and Vashti College at
FOUNDED BY WM. DRURY
Bid of $39,525 Lowest Submitted
Building Expected to Be Com
pleted During Fell.
Aledo, March 27. Harney Bros., con
tractors ol tins citv. will build the new
William and Yaslni college in this city.
The bid of the successful firm was
s:::.a2.i. and the Harneys will go to
woik at once.- on their task. This cost
does not liicltnl" that of the heating,
plumbing or lighting fixtures, being
merely the cost of construction of the
building. The contract calls for tin
completion ol the structure bv thebr-t
file college will be located in the
our: bw e stei ii part ol the citv. two
blocks north of Monument park, about
six blocks from the business part of
the city. The board of directors, as
selected in the will of William Drury,
who left tiie $125,000 for the- founding
the college, will be made up of die
yor and county officers of Mercer
county, and the college will be turned
over lo them by the executor of the
will under whose supervision it is to be
ii-Uilt. . .
I'l.-ni of I lie iluililiiiu.
There will !' one large bitildinc.
gronnd diinensioiis C2x1lo. two stories 1 "'' " ' nlI10H m,m :charest. where
and baseme nt, constructed of brick ' iJ,m 'n"g'nts met a strong eletach
and Bedford stone. In the basement ' nK'm f ,1(,l'-- The troops attacked
there will be a gymnasium ::oXi;o. Iock-j": av:lll'.v as well as infantry, bur
er rooms and baths, also some ri.,,m military commander was ultimately
unassigned which will be adapted for,
manual training or similar use.
On the first floor will be the library,
four class rooms, biological and phy
sics laboratories and toilet minus. The
second flour will have an assembly
room "2xi;o. room for trustees, office of
the dean, and class and music rooms:.
It will be eif handsome exteri r, stone
to the window sills of the first floor, of
classical desin. The entrance portico
will be of stone, and the outer walls
above the sills will he ef vitrified brick.
The roof will be of red tile.
NOT THE RIGHT DOG
in Justice Court Results from
Bite of a Canin-.
A dog bit oiaf Paaske and tore his
trousers, and supposing that the dog
belonged to Max Helfrich. he swore
out a complaint and had Helfrich ar
rested for owning a vicious canine.
The case was heard before Justice
Cleland this afternoon, and four wit
nesses swore that the dog that bit
Paaske did not belong to Helfrich. and
when Helfrich's dog was exhibited.
Paaske admitted that it was neit. the
cue that attacked Ins trousers. The
case was dismissed.
AMBASSADOR'S WIFE llLZt
Mrs. Charlemagne Tower Stricken jt
a New York Hotel.
New York. March 27. Mrs. Charle
magne Tower, wife of the American
ambassador in Berlin, is ill at the Ho
tel Manhattan. It is undi rstoo.l an
operation is necessary. A cablegram
has been sent to Berlin summoning
Tower to his wife's side.
New Paper Issued.
The first issue of the Tri-City Labor
Review, established in accordance
wnn t no recent action or tne Iri-Citv
Labor congress and bearing the cap
iion of official organ of that, body, ha-:
come from the printers. It is well got
ten up typographically, and full of
matter of interest to members of labor
organ izat tons.
Egg Production of Hens.
Investigation of the capacity of hens
to lay eggs resulted in the discovery
that the egg production of uens de
creases considerably after the age of
four years. Thus, a hen lays at the
age of one year about twenty eggs: at
the age of two years, about l'JO; at
the age of three years, about 135:
at the age of four years, about 115:
at the age of five years, about eighty,
and at tbe age of six years, sixty.
Concessions Are Offered
to the Peasants
MAKE TAXES LIGHTER
Two Hundred Said to Have
Been Killed in Moldavia
Bucharest, March 27. It is reported
some two hundred peasants were kill
ed and wounded today in conflicts with
troops in Moldavia.
Try to Mrt-t DnitnudN.
Bucharest, March 27. Measures pro
posed by ihe government to meet the
demands of the revolted peasantry and
end the civil war was announced today
in the shape oT a proclamation issued
in the inline of King Charles. The
proclamation appeals for the patriotic
cooperation of the people to secure the
leestablishmt nt of tranquility and an
nounces iiie sovereign has agreed to
Mie' immediate suppression of some of
the heavy taxes and the introduction
of laws to amelioiate the condition of
I.illie luiir riii-iil Sliono.
The minister of the interior announc
td today the situation in Moldavia is
improved, but there is not much evi
dence in support of the statement in
the n ports of disorders coming in from
numerous points. Plenty of troops
have bet n concentrated here to pro
tect the capital, and reinforcements are
being distributed in the disturbed sec
tions of the country as speedily as
IlIiMMly ItnltlfH I'oukIiI.
Forty pea-ants were killed March 25
in a hard fight wth troops in the Mo
zazi district. The insurgents in that
sectiiji cut tei.iiiepjs aiul-burned some
of iheir victims.
A stubborn encounter occurred yes-
obliged to use artillery be-fore he was
able to force the peasants to retreat.
riK-llit'M lntlulcnl In.
Sofia. Bulgaria. March 27. AccorJ
ing to some of die Uoumanian refugees
who have arrived on the Bulgarian'
side of the Danube the insurgent peas
antry have been guilty of some of the
ruthless cruelties which usually mark
feuds in the Balkans. Many of the
landlord class were burned to death,
after their bodies and limbs had been
enrolled in thick twists of hay ir
straw. Children were hacked to deatfi
by the revolted peasantry.
WILL SING CANTATA
TWICE EASTER DAY
All Tickets for Afternoon Rendition of
"Resurrection" at Broadway Church
Taken First Day.
All the tickets for the cantata "The
Resurrection" by Porter, to be given
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock
at Broadway Presbyterian church
were taken the first day they
were placed for distribution.
S o'clock in order to 'accommodate all
those who wish to attend. Tickets
may be had for the asking at the
Stelner. Hartz. Harper house and Tho
mas drug stores, and those who al
ready have tickets for the afternoon
and would prefer to attend the even
ing rendition, may exchange the ticK-
A silver offering will be taken at
both the afternoon and evening con
certs. A rehearsal of the cantata will
be he ld Friday evening at 7:30 in the
OFFICER CAUSES FRICTION
Brigadier General Henry T. Allen Re
lieved of Command in Philippines.
Washington, I. C., March 27. As a
result of a controversy between civil
and military authority in the Philip
pines. Brigadier General Henry T. Al
len, who has the rank of captain in
the Cth cavalry, is to be relieved of the
command of the Philippine coustahu-
laiy and doubtless will be ordered
home. Friction with the Philippine
commission over appointments in the
constabulary and other matters caused
the war department to suggest that his
resignation from the constabulary would
be acceptable, and accordingly be has
sent it to the secretary of war.