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TBOE ABGUa WEDNESDAT, APRIL 1 1801.
She Waxes Warm Over That
New Orleans Massacre.
A SUDDEN AND SIGNIFICANT MOVE,
Baron Fava Demands HI Passports and
I Ordered Home Uncle 8am Moves
too leisurely for King Humbert What
the Action Mean a Interpreted by
the Knowing Ones Not Necessarily an
Act of Hoftility Some Statesmen and
Editors Set the Eagle to Screaming.
.Washington City. AdhI l DiDlomatic
tad political circles in this city were
tnrowa into a fever of excitement yester
day by the announcement that Baron
Fava, minister from Italy, had demanded
his passports, upon orders from his gov
ernment. The reason given was that
King Humbert was not pleased with the
progress of the negotiations regarding the
massacre of Italians in New Orleans. The
letter from Governor Nicholls to Secre
tary Blaine is supposed to have caused
the trouble. It was received here several
days ago, and a copy was sent at once to
Baron J'ava. This seems to have given
it the appearence of being the ultimatum
of this government, and it appears that
the baron accepted it as such and cabled
it In that character , to his governmeut.
Vron Fava has worked for his home in
terests to the degree of appearing over
zaalons at this end of the line, but yester
day's developments would indicate that
there could not have been too much zeal
n his part to suit his government,
which appears to have made the matter
an issue or the highest importance.
Assurances Too Slow Coming.
In his note to Secretary Blaine, Baron
Fava informs the secretary that, as the
United States government has not given
assurances that the murderers of the Ital
ian subjects acquitted by American mag
istrates and murdered in prison, while
under the immediate protection of the
authorities of New Orleans, would be
brought to justice, the Italian govern
ment has found itself under the very
painful necessity of showing openly its
dissatisfaction by recalling the minister
of bis majesty King Humbert from a
country where the Italian representative
is unable to olttaiu justice.
Future Negotiations with Italy.
The recall of Baron Fava puts an end to
any further direct communication be
tween the representative of Italy in this
country and Secretary Blaine. Hereafter
the state department will be obliged to
communicato directly with the Italian
government at Rome. Secretary Blaine
had a long consultation with the presi
dent last evening on the new aspect in the
diplomatic negotiations with Italy. The
baron's pasport, of course, will be given
to him at once. The situation is so naw
and perious that no official comments can
be obtained rrom any source. There must
be time for tue administration to think,
and, barring the two hours cabinet ses
sion, it has as yet had little or no oppor
tunity to digest the facts calmly and de
liberately. Secretary Blaine Is Keticent.
Secretary Blaino aud the state depart
ment officials are very reticent about
making public any official statement con
cerning the withdrawal of Baron Fava.
Secretary Blaine said last night that it
would be manifestly improper for him, at
this time, to express any opinion in the
matter. It is believed, however, that the
secretary is not alarmed at the turn af
fairs have taken, and that he is confident
that the difficulty is temporary, and can
be settled through the usual diplomatic
channels. A very high official authority,
whose knowledge of diplomatic transac
tions under the preseut administration is
the best, and whose responsibility cannot
be questioned, gave to the press last night
the following statement, which may be
taken as representing the feelings cf tho
administration concerning the withdrawal:
Takes a Kcasoarlng View.
"Baron Fava. the Italian minister, no
tified the state department to-day that
under orders from Rome he was com
pelled to withdraw from his mission near
this government He does not, however,
close the Italian legation, leaving Mar
quis Imperali, the present secretary, to
act as charge d'affaires. Thisaction on the
part of the Italian minister is in no sense
one of hostility to this governmeut, but
merely indicates a certain degree of dis
content on the part of the Italian minis
try respecting the New Orleans parish
prison affair. The highly sensation il
rumors pointiug t,o a severance of diplo
matic relations and possible war between
the two countiies as h result of Baron
Fava' retirement, are not believed to
have uoy foundation in fact."
A MATTER OF HOME POLITICS.
felmly a Move r the Itulinn Ministry In
Lfttle is talked about here except the
recall of Baron Fava. In the hotels, on
the btreets and in the public clubs, the
matter is a subject of intense interest.
In diplomatic aud ollicial circles the
same importance is not attached to
Baron Fava's recall as in the public re
sorts. The fact that the Italian legation
is to remain here and conduct the routine
business that usually passes between
governments shows that diplomatic re
lations between the United states and
Italy are not yet severed. The matter of
Baron Fava's recall is not regarded here
generally us a serious question or one
likely to provoke hostilities, or even to
lead to complications that will not be un
ravelled by Hi. doit hand of diplomacy.
Tin- Keiil hicniiicance.
The ministerial crisis in Italy, iu which
Signor Crispi, the prime minister, was
overthrown, is a recent event, which, it is
pointed 'out, throws some light ou Baron
Fava's recall. The present Italian minis
try, ever since its assumption of the reins
of government, have tieeu opposed by the
powerful minority party with Signor
Crispi at its head. The killing of the
Italians in New Orleans gave it, iu the ex
cited state of public feeling, a club with
which to belabor the ministry. The tedi
ous channels of diplomacy were too slow
to satisfy the Italian people that justice
would be done to their countrymen iu the
United States, and the government, to ap
pease the populace aud at the same time
to show in a certain sense its disapproval
of what it considered the lack of heart
shown by the United States government
in bringing the murderers of the Italiaus
to justice, recalled Baron Fava.
Ktiqoette of Diplomacy.
Baron Fava must, according to diplo
matic etiquette, present bis letter of re
call to President Harrison before severing
bis connection with the United States
government. It is said by persons well
versed in diplomatic matters that the
failure to present this letter , would be a
direct slight to the government. A min
ister, when about to present his letter of
recall, is accompanied to the executive
mansion by the secretary of state, and
after the minister has presented his let
ters and made a few remarks explanatory
of them, the president makes a short com
plimentary speech expressing his regret
at the minister's withdrawal and his hope
that present relations will continue be
tween the two countries.
LET SLIF THE DOGS OF WAR.
Eminent Editors and Others Are Ready
to Wade In Gore.
Springfield, Ills., April 1. Gen. John
A. McClernand declares that the with
drawal of the Italian minister from
this country and the reported seizure of
American citizens by the Italian govern
ment constitutes an overt act of war, and
the' United States government should re
taliate by seizing unnaturalized Italians
in this country and holding them as
hostages for the release of the imprisoned
Americans in Italy. The reported seiz
ure of Americans is probably a lie.
Statesmen Snuff the Battle.
HOUSTON', Tex., April L Congressman
Abner Taylor, of Chicago, who is in the
city, was asked what he thought of the
discourtesy with which Italy treated the
United States. He said: It is a virtual
declaration of war, and should be met
promptly in the same spirit. " Congress
man Stewart, of this city, is also of the
same opinion, and thinks war must result
unless Italy apologizes in the most abject
manner. The universal sentiment here is
that Uncle Sam should spread his coat tail
and stand pat.
Editors Grind Their Tens.
San Francisco, April 1. The Post com
menting on the news from Washington
City says: "Italy is bent on insult and
there is but one thing to do in return
fight." The Bulletin says: "Popular
temper will not brook any paltering
with the issue that has been raised."
THE ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE.
Merritt "Jumps On" the Agricultural
Hoard Progress of Legislation.
SrniXGFiELD, Ills., April 1. Bills were
introduced in the senate yesterday: Pro
viding for coroners' juries of women when
a woman is the subject cf the inquest;
providing for the suppression of the sale
of Impure bakiug powders by requiring
that the ingredients of the powder be
printed on each package. Bills passed:
Allowing the Chicago public library to
erect a building on Dearborn park; pul
ing persons and firms doing insurance
business under the same restrictions as
licensed companies; providing a penalty
Of 25 to $200 for "docking" horses' tails.
He Whacked It to 'Em.
In the house Merritt made a speech in
reply to an interview with members of the
state board of agriculture, in which they
criticised Merrilt's motives for introduc
ing his World's fair commission measure
as a desire for patronage. Aierritt
"whacked it to" the state board for various
sins of omission and commission, and
wound up by presenting a resolution,
which was adopted, declaring that there
was no intentiou to limit appropriations
or exhibits of such matters as the agri
cultural board has control of, or any
other matter. Bills were introduced:
Allowing women to vote at school elec
tions; providing that reading and writing
shall be taught in English in the schools;
to regulate the sale of baking powders;
providing for uniformity of school text
books; providing for teaching the German
language in the schools; enabling women
to vote at all elections. Some routine
business was transacted and a joint reso
lution was introduced for an adjourn
ment from Friday until April 8, so as to
allow members to attend the city and
Sustained Got. Peck's Veto.
MAP1SOS, Wis., April 1. The seuate
yesterday sustained Governor Peck's veto
of the Waupaca Veterans' home bill by a
vote of 11 to 12. The assembly passed an
amendment to the statutes providing that:
Ibo appeal of any minor may to taken
by, in the name of, and prosecuted in the
name of the general guardian of such
minor, or by a guardian ad litem ap
pointed for that purpose." Governor Peck
gave a public reception at the executive
residence last evening.
Electors To He Chosen by Districts.
Lansing, Mich.. April 3. The Minor
electoral bill, which provides that presi
dential electors shall bs chosen by con
gressional districts with two elected from
the state at large, was passed in the
nouse committee or t tie whole yesterday
and will n rehab v become a lnw lufViro
the end of the week. The committee ar-
nointed to consider the rWliKtrir-tinr? r.f
the state have agreed upon a bill which
gives the Democrats seven districts aud
.1.- Tl . I 1 : i-
nie Jtenuuiir.nns live.
Places for Naval Cadets.
Washington Citt. Anril i.-Snrmtaw
Foster has decided to fill
revenue marine service from the annual
overflow of cadets from the Annapolis
naval academy. .very year there are
more cadets graduated from Ammnnlia
that there are places vacant iu the lin ff
the navy to which they can be appointed.
j ne surplus cadets win be tendered ap
pointments iu the .revenue marine ser
vice as third lieutenants. Ah r.mgnt
there are fifteen vacancies in this service
to which Secretary ioster will annoinr.
Repudiated the Knights.
Kochestek, X. Y., April 1. The
locked-out clothing cutters held a meet
ing yesterday morning and passed resolu
tions repudiating the Knights of Labor
and the leaders, and denouncing the boy
cott. The manufacturers have determined
to receive the applications of the men for
work, and the lockout is therefore at an
end. James Hughes, indicted for con
spiracy and extortion against the manu
facturers, has arrived from Philadelphia.
Expect an Increase of the Debt,
Washington Citt, April 1. The
heavy disbursements by the treasury de
partment during the month of March
will, it is estimated,' cause an increase in
the public debt statement of about $2,
500,000. In addition to the ordinary ex
penses of the government, there have
been paid out during March more than
5.000,000 on account of the direct tax
refund. The surplus is now less than
The jewelry store of A. Waller & Son,
in Jersey City, was robbed Monday night
of 125,000 worth of diamonds, watches,
and chains. The robbers got away.
A BEIT FOB DIXON.
The Nejjro Bantam Easily Wins
1 a Championship.
GAL M'CiJJTHT A CHOPPING BLOCK.
A Battling Prise Fight That Makes the
Winner Quite a Capitalist The Mill
a One-Si ded Affair Throughout, bnt
Marked by a Fine Show of -Pluck on
the Part of the Vanquished Seven
Knock-Downs in One Round.
Trot, N. Y.f April 1. Cal McCarthy,
of Jersey City, who has for over twoyeais
been the lmnt am-weight champion cf
America, last night surrendered the title
to George Dixon, the colored boxer of Bt
ton, who we n a great fight in the twenty
second round. Dixon ha been ever sinte
the match v as made the favorite in the
betting. The contest took place in the
rink of the Troy Bicycle club on Federal
street, under the auspices of the Troy
Cribb club. About 3,000 persons saw the
match. In the afternoon the men
weighed in, McCarthy tipping the beam
at 114 pounds. When Dixon stepped cn
scales the balance was placed at 115, the
limit, and it was seen that ho did not
touch that point.
Sharp Exchanges in the First Kouod.
The fight was for W.OOO,' with 3-ounce
gloves. The men met shortly after 10
o'clock, and Jere Dunn was referee. Mc
Carthy was first to lead. His left smacked
the black boy 's face, but he got a hard
smash on the stomach in return. Then
Dixon hit him on the right eye, hard, and
again with hi left on the cheek. Dixon
got in two mc re left-handers on the face,
and received McCarthy's right on his on n
face before tine was called. Dixon landed
his left on McCarthy's ribs in the second
round, and McCarthy made a rush, but
Dixon avoided it.
McCarthy Knocked Off His Pins.
There was a sharp interchange at close
quarters and then Dixon sent McCarthy
to grass with a rattling left-hander on the
jaw. McCarthy got up dazed, but only to
be rushed again. In the third round Dix
ou did some more effective work with
straight left-band leads and right-hand
npper-cuts and McCarthy began to look
rather sleepy. He clinched Dixon, but
Dixon's short-arm punches always told
and McCarthy was actually staggering
before the end of the round. Dixon kept
away in the fot.rth round, as though he
wanted to gie the spectators a little
longer entertainment for their money.
Badly Punched, but Tlucky.
McCarthy cat ae up in the fifth round
under careful handling (Uite bright, but
was rushed pre mptly and again made to
look half silly. From this time np to the
eleventh rouud Dixon landed many bard
blows. McCr.rthy did some leading, but
it was only whea- Dixon forced him, and
the colored boy always countered with
serious effect. McCarthy's right eye was
swollen and fast closing. He was also
bleeding from the nose and mouth, but he
remained game and the crowd whooped
for him. The twelfth round was really
terrific Dixon had evidently been in
structed to finish his man.
Makes an Unexpected Rally.
He rushed him and punched him with
straight leads, swings, and npper-cuts in
the center of the ring and against the
ropes. McCarthy retaliated with his right
frequently, but 1 is blows were painfully
forceless. Still Dixon could not knock
him cut, try as le might. A remarkable
thing occurred in the fifteenth round.
McCarthy juuip'd out from his corner,
having been advised by Jack McAuliffe,
and flew at Dixou like a tiger. Dixon was
altogether unprepared, and caught his ad
versary's right on his face aad ear before
he knew it
McCarthy in Mighty Bad Shape.
Dixon was very slow in recovering, but
in the eighteenth, twentieth and twenty
first rounds he ugain did strong work.
He was a little tired himself, but showed
no mark of punishment except a slight
discoloration about t he eyes. McCarthy
could scarcely suand on his legs, and
Madden led him to his chair at the end
of the twentieth nd sat him down while
McAuliffe and Collins fanned him and
thrust handfuls of ammonia over his
nose. Jerry Dunn, however, would stand
no game of that kind.
Knocked Down hfven Times Running.
He ran to McCarthy's corner, almost
pushed him into the center of the ring
and ordered him to fight. Dxon was
there like a flash. He gave McCarthy a
crack on the jaw that knocked
him staggering into his corner, but
time saved him. He came out
for the twenty-second round bravely, but
was knocked dowi seven times, the call
of time finding bin on the floor in his
corner. McCarthy' seconds decided that
he was uuable to go out for the twenty
third round aud th referee gave the fight
Found Scattered Along the Track.
HAMILTON, O., At ril 1. Early yesterday
the remains of an unknown man were
fouud scattered al.mg the track of the
Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton rail
road, near College Corners, for a distance
of half a mile. A )-g had been dropped
here, au arm there. Xear the track was
found a kit of lineman's tools, which gives
strength to the theory that the unknown
man was an employe of come telegraph
company. The reuains were gathered
and taken to College Corners.
Steve Brodie I'uder Arrcttt.
AUJANY, X. Y.. April 1 .Steve Brodie
has bven arrested here charged with stab
biug Walter Wilson, a friend of his, dur
ing a druukeu quarrt 1 in a saloou yester
day niorniug. i'he :neu were on their
way to Troy to attend the Dixou-Mc-Carthy
fight and stopped at this place.
Brodie claims to have had no knife, but
Wilson asserted otherwise, but in the
police court refused to appear against
Brodie. Brodie is no'V looking for (2,000
bail. Wilson's wound is not serious.
The Dastard aud His Gun. V
PlTTSFlELC, Ills., April L Harvey Peo
ples, of Detroit, shot Xellie Van Dyke
Monday night through the head and
chest, fatally wounding her. He then
blew his brains out. Peoples had been
courting the girl for several years and
her refusal to marry him caused him to
commit the deed.
The Allen Labor Contract Law.
Washington City, April 1. The new
alien contract law pasted by the last con
gress, went into effect to-day. Its provis
ions are mere stringent than those of the
recent law, and it is the purpose of the
treasury department to see that it is car
ried out in all its provisions.
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Having a peculiarly delicious flavor a food and drink
combined at a half cent a cup and fit for a prince.
fa taws ocoa
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KJ-VAN HOUTE.VS COCOA ("oaee tried, always ased") was Inrentedasd
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and analysts that by ths special treatsaeat VaS Hotrrxw s Ox-o has anderoa. the
solubility f the flesb-rorattac eoastltaeats Is Increased ally srr real.,
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"Largest sale in the world." Ask for Vaa Hor-ran's ass take a other. ST
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Proprietor of the Brady Street
AU kinds of Cot Flowers constantly on band.
Green Borises Flower Store-
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