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VCL LIU. NO. 96 r::..y;;cn, ccr.rj., sm'r.SAT, 'Arr.v 22, ion j 1 :ce twd ci:;t3 But Few Papers in. Conneciicut Have Larger ; Grculations Than'-The BQHetin; But None of ; the Few;;Have '-Any LotctI vcrtising Rctes RECIPROCITY DILL Taffs Canadian Agreement Ratified, With- - out Amendment, by Vote of 265 to 89 ONLY TEN DEMOCRATS OPPOSED IT Sixty-seven Republicans in Favor and 7S Against "Farmers' Free List" Bill to Come Before House Next Week Cannon Says "Let's Surrender Halls of Congress to Canada" in a Bitter Speech. Washington, April 2L President Tuft's Canadian reciprocity agreement, ufrported by all but a handful of dem ocrats and opposed 'by a majority of thto -republican, passed the bouse -of representatives early this evening- by a .vote of 265 to 9. .,, "-. . . . Went Through Without Amendment. VHh nearly two hundred democrats 1m control and their action endorsed 3 large -body of republicans, the Dili to- pot the agreement into force- .was adopted with no amendments, and in almost identically the form in "Which It passed the hUM m th last session of the preceding congress. Request for Free Trade Relations. The bill seeks to vitalize the formal agreement reached between President Taft and members of . the . Canadian . cabinet for a reduction of tariff rates on many articles and free - trade in many others, across the Canadian bor rter. Added to H by the democratic leaders is a section which '"authorizes aad requests" President Taft to make further efforts to obtain still freer tr.ade relations with ' Canada, in the form of additional reciprocal relations. Six Days' Fight on Bill. . The passage of 'the bill marked the close of a fight which. had raged in thi house fnr si days. During that time the safety of the measure was at no time threatened: but the democrat ic and republican leaders working: for Its passage- conceded all the opportun nity desired by its opponents for de bate and protest Against it. Amendments1 Premptly Killed. '"' Following the name policy, amend ments were admitted in the 'house to day for almost every section of the bill: an din each case they were reject ed by an overwhelming vote by the friends of the measure on both sides of the.- house on the theory-that any amendment would ntiUify it - . . Ten Democrats With Minority. Ten democrats voted against the bill en -rls. passage, .white 197 democrats voted for it. As in the-case when tha bill passed at the preceding session of con-fif ss, majority of the republicans w;re , found against it. That - party's vwte was 87 for It and 78 against it. FIRE MARS ROME'S : ? JUBILEE EXPOSITION. Woods Set on Fire by Fireworks in the , Evening. Rome. April 21 A conflagration to night marrd the celebration of "the np-ning today by the king and queen, Prince Arthur of Connaitght and other rtotables of the Ethnographic exhibi tion of the Jubilee exposition. Th celebrations ended with illuml ritions and pyrotechnic displays from the top of Monte Ario tonight- Thou sands witoesxed the display.' Suddenly flames and smoke wero nn through the tress adorning the ridge of the mountain. The people at lirst believed this was a part of the f reworks display, but as the flames began rpreading it was seen that a roi-ket had t fire to the woods. Inhabitants of the nearby villas made thir escape from their domicile In alarm, while from "all quarters of the town firemen and troops rushed to th spot in an endeavor to circum ecrib the conflagration. By hard work the flames were got under control by midnight and the people returned' to their villa The damage done was mall. CRICHFIELD MURDERED BY MEXICAN SQUATTER. Ameriean Had One of the Finest Ranches in Mexico. New Ye'rk, April 21. Fresh deta'ls f the murder of George W- Crichfield f Jersey City on his Mexican ranch en April 3 kere brought here today by Dr. H. Ci. Harris, who hurried to Mex-l-on upon hearing that his friend Crtohneld had been shot. : - Th doctor confirm that Crlehfleld was murdered by a peon whom he had rilspofloepsed as a "yrniatter" and that the shooting had nothing to do with the insurrection. Crichfleld had a rwh of 12.000 acres, Teput.-Ml to be - one of the finest in Mexico, and adja rnt to it a great oil -field was recently discovered, the - overflow from - which wan running on CrtchfleWs land. . One night the oil-laden stream sud denly blazed up, .apparently having een set en fire. Crlehfleld, attract ed by the lire; approached the edge of the Ktrrarn when someone fired from the other sida and the ranch owner rll with a load of buckshot in his ody. The peon who was suspected of the crime was cainrht two days later. We is in Jail awaiting trial. FIVE BOYS SET FIRE , TO AN ORPHAN ASYLUM. Lives of 200 Children Were Imperilled by the Blaze. Troy, N. Y., 'April 21. Five boys. the oldest only 12 years of age. and the youngest 10, confessed to Magistrate Valentine of this city today that they tried to burn the Fairview house, an orphan asylum . at -Colonic, Albany -ounty. of which they ware '"inmates They gave as a reason that they wish ad to get away from the institution. The fire, which started at an- early Jiour. destroyed part of the building nd imperilled the live of. two hun dred children. The young incendiaries arm being held at the humane. society fni. -..'.' i BITS OF BASEBALL. '. - - - I, , 'AUhoughfthe Nap pitching -. staff, bows great promise, Somers having ' spent close to t.'iO.OOO on recruits; - snoot of them heavers, the Cleveland magnate has his s?outs already chas ing around -the country looking-for material. - ... , ".-,.'.. Mr. Kryan say lie is both an. klk a't-1 s-n KiJe. AIfw he migut have a-id.i a "goat" Philadelphia"' Tele frapkv . PASSED DY HOUSE Representative Berger of Wisconsin, the socialist' member, voted for it, and Representative Akin of .New York, .who ranks as an independent, voted against it - . Republican . Threats ineffectual. Tha feffort to ameml 'the agreement began with the final - reading- of the bill at 3 o'clock. The threats of repub licans opposed to the measure to make the democrats vote against amend ments for -free meat, free lumber and free agricultural machinery were car ried out, but as their party leaders held that any amendment would de feat the whole agreement they cheer fully voted these amendments down. "Farmers' Free List" Next Week. - " The republicans who taunted them with opposing free admission of these important products were met with tha assertion that the democrats would lay the new "farmers' free list biU." before 'the house next week and that an op portunity would then be given to vote for free" meat, machinery, lumber and a score of other things. This defence was met by republican "stand-patters" witty the charge that the democrats knw the free list bill could not pass the senate nor obtain the president's approval. Cannon Waxes Sarcastic. - Former Speaker Cannon bitterly at tacked this section of the bill. "Let a bring Canada down -here and surren der the halls o congress to them,", he exclaimed. Underwood Issues Challenge. "1 challenge the statement thatwe are going- to pass the free list bill lat er on with the expectation that It will not become a law," said Democratic Leader Underwood in reply to state ments by republican opponents' of the reciprocity bill. , -, ;: v A Jonah for Republicans.. ' 'The free list 'bill will become law, or v the republican senate that kdUs it or . the president that vetoes it - will never be, heard from again." : : -. , The Connecticut Delegation. Noneef -tfeCohectIcut delegation are - recorded as voting against the reciprocity bill, --n ' '. LAWYER PATRICK TO AGAIN ASK FOR PARDON. V '. Claim Made That Embalming Fluid Caused Congestion of Rice's Lungs. -Vew York, April 21. Beaten again and again, but always hopeful, alwavs resourceful, Albert T. Patrick, the lawyer, who is serving a life term in Sing Sing for- the murder of William Marsh Rice, has started another ef fort for a pardon. His brother-in-law, John T. Milliken, of St Louis, arrived here today and. engaged coun sel who will appear before Governor Dlx next Monday to ask that a date be set for hearing arguments Supported by a decision of the State Embalmers' and the Medico-Legal so ciety, Patrick's counsel will contend that new evidence shows that the con gestion of Rice's lungs was not caused by the chloroform which it was charged Patrick caused to be administered, but by chemicals in the embalming fluid used. He will also quote from the opinion of Justice O'Brien, who, when the court of appeals denied a new trial, wrote in a dissenting opinion: "I would not convict a dog of biting a sheap on such evidence, unless there was a more powerful motive, than the one shown here." NINETEEN YEARS FOR A BRUTAL NEGRO. Reminded by jCourt That in the South , He Would eB Lynched. Tew York,April 21. Blackburn- J. Strother, a negro, who was convicted in the court of general sessions today of assaulting 7 year old Ida Kreskner in an Fast Side hallway on March -16, was sentenced today to nineteen years and six mouths in Sing Sing- prison, six months "'less than -the maximum: The Jury took Just one minute to find him guilty. - . "There is not much ue letting you stay around here any longer," said Judge- Fostety,1n sentencing the negro. "In the south jhey lynch such as you.'J PETITIONS OR RECALL OF UNITED STATES ARMY. Citizens Wane Troops Withdrawn from Mexican Border. Washington, April 21. Ninety thou sand citizens of the United States pe titioned congress today to withdraw the troops from the Mexican bordar. It required three men to carry to the speaker's; platform, when the house convened, huge bundles of petitions submitted fcy Victor Berger, the social ist member from Wisconsin Petitions had been received from residents of every state except Dela ware and from -every territory-except Alaska, , Steamship Arrivals. Barcelona: April' 20, Germania, New York. Cadiz: April 20, Antonio Lopez, New York. . Naples: April 17, Florida," from York. - Boulogne: April 21, Noordam, New York. . Gibraltar: April 21, Hambtirg, New York. -Plymouth: April 21, Bluecher. New York. Rotterdam: ' April l. Noordam, New. York.. . , At from At from At New At from At from At trom At from Has Lag Amputated. Osman Jackson, an 11 year old in jnate -.of the-Gilbert home at Jrtrinsted, -d- his right leg amputateLCbove the "knee at the hcepital. last --week. The boy-had his leg badly mangiled' while Jumving onto a wagon, his leg- slipping into the wheel. I 1 .1 1 . . , r, . n t , . . riMiuuie. jseiie everj-fning except ' her mirror. Philadelphia Record. Cabled Paragraphs Brunswick, Germany, April 21. The dirigible balloon Parseval VI met with a mishap ten miles north of here today and was forced to make a rough land ing. The ten passengers escaped in Jury and the airship was not seriously damaged. Vienna. April 21. Emperor Francis Joseph is again having trouble with his throat He gave a Joint audience today to the Austrian and Hungarian premiers, but later it was announced that his physicians had advised his majesty to abandon further audiences foij-the present Madrid, April 21. The government has received a telegram that a native has arrived at Tetean who declares that the Moroccan rebels have storm ed Fez and massacred the garrison and that the sultan has taken refuge in the French consulate. There is, how ever, no confirmation of the report ob tainable here. -, .,' ' PEARCE HANGED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE. . Arkansas Governor Ignored ' frestriic . " tions of the Legislature- - "Little Rock, "Ark, April 2L-Tmmaa Pearce, convicted -of the murder of his wife last December was-hanged in the Little River' county Jail today at Ash doWne. That the testimony of a negro found in-a compromising position, with the woman, was Insufficient to cenvict Peace of his wife's murder was con tained in a concurrent resolution of the Arkansas legislature today, which directed Governor Donaghey to inter fere in the execution. Governor Donaghey replied to ' the resolution in a special message, point ing out that Pearce had confessed the murder and that there had been, o'.her conclusive testimony. The governoi announced" he would offer no inter ference to the execution. - ARBITRATION CONFERENCE AT LAKE MOHONK IN MAY. -A Will Be of Special Interest Because of . Pending Arbitration Treaty.. Mohonk Lake, N. Y., April 21. The 17th annual -meeting of the ' Lake Mo honk conference of international arbi tration, to meet from May 24 -to May .i i i -; , , r n . . . o, wiw i-iitiuwas iKLurxay duubt, im-,- i Ident of Columbia university, in the j cnair, wiu gain especial interest cms year from the pending treaty of arbi tration between this country and Great Britain, now before the senate for rati fication. John W." Foster, former" secretary-of state, will lead the - discussion for America, and the Hon. Raoul Don Du rand of-the Canadian senate, and Hen ri' Bourassa, a.. Montreal editor,- foi Canada.- Senator' Theodore E. Burton of Ohio will report -on the, celebration of a century of peace 'between- English, speaking peoples, and -among ;the dis tinguished Canadians to hear him will be Chief Justice Sir William Mulock of the rtigh court of justice for Onta rio, Associate Justices X J. McCairen and' the Hon. 'W.- Li- Mackenzie King, and -W; R. Riddell of the -same edur, Canadian .minister of -labor. - ' MAUDE L'S LIFE IS ENDED WITH CHLOROFORM. Famous. Horse, for -Whose Support a Legacy Was Left, is Killed. ' Chicopee, Mass., Aphil ,21. Maude L., the horse of - the late George M. Beams,, for, whose support he left a legacy, of Jl.SOO at his death in 1&95, was put to death yesterday afternoon, after reaching tba"ageof 30 years. She had become eo old and enfeebled that she could no longer move about, so in accordance with the provisions of Mr. Stearns' will, Maurice Leahy, the old trainer under whose care she had pass ed her closing days, chloroformed the inLnal yesterday. For over 16 years Maude Ia had roamed the pastures of the old Stearns farm in Fairview street, Chicopee, for under the provisions of the will the horse was never to be worked in the slightest degree. In her day, Maude L. was one of the most famous road horses in the state. She was a beau tiful gray animal and in her palmy days was unequalled physically. . Her head was almost perfect and she was noted for. her training and breeding. WOMAN CHAIRMAN , . - OF SCHOOL BOARD. Granby "Elects One for the, First Time : in Its History. ' ,: . Graiby, Mass., ' AprO 21. Mrs. Ada Warner Gray, who was recently re elected a member , of the school com mittee, was - chosen chairman of ' the board at a meeting this week. - While the town has occasionally chosen : a woman as a member, of the committee, no woman was ever before chairman of the board. Mrs. Gray .. lias been a successful teacher and taught several years in the state normal school at St Cloud, Minn. She is much interested in school work and abundantly quali fied for a smperineendency, if she de sired to be a candidate for such a po sition. . - THE GOVERNMENT TO - RUN A COAL MINE Will Conduct Plant to Find Means to Prevent Disasters. Washington, April 21. Agovernment operated mine to be run not for; profit but to obtain scientific data, will be gin operations about May 1, when the new experimental coal mining plant at Brueetown, Pa., -near Pittsburg, is opened. Scientific men and mining ex perts will ' experiment under actual mining conditions to obtain , for the United States bureau of mines infor mation which they hope will be useful in the prevention of such terrible loss of life as has occurred in recent dis asters. . -. ' HELD IN $10,000 FOR " " '- V ; ROBBING EMPLOYER. Harry M. Barrett Charged With Lar ceny , of $95,000 Worth of Securities. New York. April 21. Harry H. Bar rett, indicted on the charge of grand larceny,; in- connection with a theft of $95,000J worth of. -securities, from his former employer, Aaron Bancroft, was arraigned ; today before Judge Rosal sky.in. the court of general sessions, where., he '-entered -a plea- of not guilty. He was given to April 24th to change or withdraw , the plea- - Rail was fixed at $10,00, In default of which he was: remanded to the Tombs. , .,..;- - Time to :, Die., "When is the best time to die?"' gravely asks a contemporary. "Just before you . try to introduce an old friend lo an afiqaruntaiice . and can't remember his name." Cleveland Diaz r."dvcd by : Father's Pica TO RELEASE AMERICAN YOUTHS FROM JUAREZ PRISON. HELD AS FillBUSTERERS Los Angeles Attorney Goes to Mexico to Plead' For His SonHis Compan ion Also to Gain Liberty. ' Mexico 'City, April 21. Two oU men, one the president of Mexico and the other a Let Angeles attorney and the father of a boy confined; in a 'Mexican prison; chatted today in a neighbor: laanion- tor nrteen minutes over a sub ject -that.has'"brought;-into r action. all the machinery -of two.- state -departments. -At the Conclusion, the father was,-promised-that his son Tvoudd .tm Youth Arrested as Filibusterer. .. ,: i The attorney; was' C. Converse, father of Lawrence Converse," -who has been, in Jail for ,pme months at .Ju arez on a charge. of having participat ed in the Mexican revolution as a fili busterer. Thefather came to (Mexico not a. saii attorney to argue the case, The Gospel of Printer's Jnk ' '- The American Tract society," Just ending Its year, points . out that millions of Christian people in America do not regularly attend church servV-es, and that apart from them there are at .least 50,000,000 people in America who-are not Christians, but who tiust, from the Chris tian point of view, be reached in some way. The society urges that , only -by the printed page can any large proportion of these millions be -reached. To prosecute this, big task- it declares $1,000,000 .none too -much money- - -- .;..-.'",-: S The -printed leaflet and book are" said by the society to have had vital relation to careers of famous men, especially reformers, and to - have inaugurated more than one world reformation. It was, says the society,' attract, written by Martin Luther that fell into the hands of John Btmyanv and "Pilgrim's Progress" resulted. The Tract " society. Just ending lis eighty-sixth year, publishes not - merely-tracts but books, and does so in both forms in upwards of one hundred languages. The grand total, of its publications reaches 773, 632,000 copies. , Besides these copies, it makes grants of money to pub lishing houses in - forelga lands, which in those-lands print and cir culate Christian literature to be used by missionaries. - ' . Now the,, society is enlarging its perspective and its achievement that it -may. issue more Christian literature "'-f or the use of Americans . whp do not go to church either on Sundays or week days, and for chil- dren-of immigrants, in some cases immigrants themselves. ., - .--And the day is -coming when. the daily newspaper will be consid ered first in good -work. With ueh , a- record for the distribution of -, J literature it is surprising-it has not liitherto been so recognized. . " , , "Jteligious .information is . now mafe as much of by the, press as -r .other r newirf . To know:- what m agoing on in. the religious, world it Is -C; well, t,-MfiscribS for The - Buljetin. for it exploits every field. The : -Bulletin wilT be teff- year dear :forv-12, cents. 'a week. - - -..-'". ,.. , -.-An. advertising rate card is a good thing lbr' every.'busifiess "mtn'V to have on his desk. Send to The Bulletin office and procure one. -. . -: Following Is :.a summary of: the news printed iriThe Bulletin the " past week: ... . ' - . ' -. - ' '' Bulletin ; :""v . ; ,Telegraph 'Local General Toial' Saturday. April IS 99 I 170 925 1194 Monday. April 17 119 . 158 256 I 533 Tuesday. Apr if 18 124 144' 236 l 504 Wednesday. April 19 123 121 225 , 469 Thursday. April 20 101 97 213 411 Friday. April 21 100 130 200 430 Total. - - - - 666 820 2055 3541 but as a father seeking to protect his boy. . - - w - ..Companion Also to Be Released. "When he left the office of the presi dent he knew that' not only would his son would be released, but that Ed ward M. Biatt, the other young man who has been held on the same charge would be freed. The two boys will be taken by Converse to Los An geles. - - . - - "Will Be Released Today. General-Diaz promised Converse that he will send to him . tomorrow a letter addressed to- the authorities at Juarez instructing ; them" to .- release thq - two boys to, Gonyerae. .The fa.ther arrived herer last 'night,: and today accompan ied by atiJ attache" of the American embassy, who acted only as an inter preter; called on the president - '. Talked Like Two Neighbors. ! Relatin the htOry, Converse char acterized Jt as -being, like that of two neighbors." -Not once,". -said, he, "did, the pres ident ask an emibarrassirag question or make1 a' remark calculated to hurt ' my feelings- . It - was simply the- case of tv old men talking over the action of " a who had. gotten into trouble. , I was not : asked to - give any reason why my boy should be released, and I did not'! - - ; V - : Queries of President Diaz. President -Diaz, asked Mr. Converse how old his boy was. " - "He is 4ust 21,"i replied the father. ."Has the boy a' mother?" asked the president . a':- - "Yes."': r '.'' ' "Would you .be willing take- the boy back1 home' -with you and ; look after - him and ' see that he remains awayfrom" Mexico 7" . The father assured him that he would be glad to do so. "Taka JKim to.Hia Mother." "Then,' : saia 1 the president, "I will have him- released. You had better take him immediately . to his mother for she J. presume,, is worried." -As a result of a few minutes more oimuch;the. same. Sort sort of conver sation (he: president, said he would re lease "Biatt, if" Converse -would agree to. assume, responsibility for him with reference to . bis again getting into irouble with the Mexican authorities.. THREES OKLAHOMA GIRLS APPOINTED DETECTIVES. Caused the Arrest of Couple Who Per , , patratad - Several Robberies. '.'Saptiipi,''. Okhii' , April , 21. Because' they brought-. about., the arrest of Henry - Cleveland ' and his wife, ne grpes, wlOi it is naih.confessed to rob beries , totalling.' 18,000 in - St. Louis, Kansas "City, Oklahoma Citp and Sa pulpa, .Vivian j Carter, , Mabel .'Burton and Gei-trude '.Mack . of Sapulpa today were appointed city, detectives by-Mayor -Denton j , ' - The' ,'. girls. -will... receive $700 in Tartls .' -. ' ' ; : A C3-Elcction For Urs. Scott MRS. STORY IS DEFEATED BY A " , VOTE OF 614 TO 466-' -...... ' . , '.-- ' IN ELECTION OF D. A. R. Latter Urges .Members to Uphold Hand of Her Successful Rival Twenty-Four Hours Counting Votes "Washington, April 21. Mrs. Mat thew T. Hcott of Illinois was declared tonight to have been re-electe"d' presi dent-general of the Daughters' or, the lyTAme: rican Revolution for the next two years- Of the 1,086, votes cast, Mrs. Scott received 614, -her opponent," Mrs. William Story, of New- York,' 466, and six' of the ballots were blank. ; 24 Hours- Counting the-Votis. :- The tellers spent aknest. 24ftours in counting yesterday's vote and. the re sult which It was expected would' be announced .at the morning session of the congress had to be postponed iin? til tonight. . ' - , One Place Yet to Be Filled. , With Mrs. Scott was elected the en tire administration - ticket except one vice president-general, who received 10 votes less than the number neces sary to elect and for which position a new ballot will be takan tomorrow. Wild Applause for Mrs. Scott. When Mrs. Scott entered Continen tal hall after the vote 'had been an nounced, preceded -down the center aisle by a dozen charming young pages and, followed by a score more bearing great baskets and arms full of Ameri can beauties. Jonquils and other flow ers, she was received with wild ap plause. , . Graceful Speech by Mrs. Story. - Scarcely toad; she mounted the plat form before Mrs- Story asked recogni tion. . She declared that , she felt no bitterness because of her defeat and urged all the members of tha organiza tion to uphold, as she intended to do, the hands of the newly elected president-general. : , . The Other Officers. The othsrs elected were: Vice president-general,- in charge of organisa tion of chapters, Mrs. Henry L. Mann; chaplain-general, . Miss . . Elizabeth Pierce: , recording, secretary-general, Mrs. Howard T. Hodgkins; correspond ing Tsecretary-genaral, Mrs. A. M. Den nis; registrar-general, Mrs. - Gaius Brumbaugh; treasurer-general, Mrs. Mrs. William T. Hoover; historian general, Mrs. Charles Bassett; assist ant -historian-general, Mrs- Eleanor S. Thompson; , librarian-general, Miss Amaryllis Gilletts, all residents of the District of 'Columbia except Mrs. Bas sett, Maryland, and Mrs. Thompson, Massachusetts. . . The Vice Presidents-General. Ten-' vice presidents-general were to be .'elected, but only; nine received enough votes. All elected were Scott candidates, as also was Miss Harriet I. Lake of Iowa, who although tenth in point of numbers, bad 10 votes too few to elect The nine declared elect ed, in the order elected,-1 were: Miss Sophie Wapples, Delaware; Mrs. Clay ton. R. Truestt, Ohio; Mrs. Allen P. Perley, Pennsylvania; Mrs. James P. Brayton, Michigan; Mrs. Ben - Gray, Jr., Missouri; Mrs- James Fowler, In diana; Mrs. Edwin ,C. Gregodyy North Carolina; Mrs. Charles B. Bryan, Ten nessee, 1 and Mrs. R. S. Edmondson, West Virginia. . Honorary Vice President-General. Mrs. J. Morgan-Smith of Alabama was-elected an honorary- vice presi-dant-general, and Mrs. Elroy M. Avery was re-elected editor of the American Monthly" Magazine, the : official organ of the. D. A- R. - : : "The D. A. R.T Heart BeatevTrue In- thanking the society for her . re-" election, sMrs: Scott said that wbile tha members sometimes differed -"in -interpretation-of questions of privilege or points; of order, when it. comes to ques' tions of ' vital patriotic principles, the D. A. ' R. heart'btats tf Ue." - After" to night's session, of - the congress a reception-was given1 to Mr. S-oott at the hotel where she has- her., headtiuartcrs. A session tomorrow-morning will bring the twentieth continental congress .to j a closs. -.'.:-.': ... .. Condensed Telcrri3 A - Reapportionment Bill was- Intro duce in the- house. - .'Senator. Worka of California made his maiden speech iri. the senate. -.Debate on the House of Lords veto bill was-begun in the British house of commons. ... i ' The First Step in the Construction of the cruiser Cuba for-the Cuban' re public was -bsgun in Philadelphia. . An Investigation of the Expenditures of all the departments was authoriz ed by the house of representatives. - General Leonard Wood, at the .ban quet of the Sons of the Revolution, urged compulsory military, tralningr., Samuel Gompers and Frank (Morri son protested against the postofflce 'de partment order forbidding unions in the service. ' -.- ., . ; The Resolution Approving the elec tion of IT. S. senators by direct vote passed the New York senate ;by a vote of . 28 to 15. . . v . ?;'A Commission to Investigate com- missions is proviuoo lor by a res-nu-"tion introduced ic the sena,te' by Sen ator Williams. - -The Insurgent . Republican Senators have demanded of the regulars reeog nitlon as a, body in the organization o the committees. ; - Former Congressman Boutell of Illi nois, who last March was appointed minister to Portugal, is returning to be assigned a more important -post Prince Arthur of Connaught, as the representative of King. Geopge.and the British people at the Italian Jubilee, was given a warm greeting in Rome. . Legislation Regulating Aeroplanes as well as co-operation with other New England states in acts of such nalure was recommended by Governor Foss of .Massachusetts . "The Metal Trades Council of Syra cuse, representing 6,000 union men, sent out a formal demand for shorter hours and increased pay. ; . William J. Cummins, directing head of the insolvent Carnsgie Trust com pany, and J. ' B. Reichman, former president, were indicted for grand lar ceny. " '';,--' BOUGHT TICKETS TO ' s SHOOT AT MURDERER. Negro Tied on Stage of Theater and -Audience Makes Target - of Him. ' i Livermore, Ky, April 21 A drama in real life, the wierdest - and most tragie' ever enacted on -a- stage any where, -in the world, was presented in the opera house-here. when a cringing, shrieking and hysterical negro mur derer, crying- for mercy . andTxlenylng his guilt, was tied to a railing on tne stag and- riddled isvtth bletsfrn4Americans continued to visit th aj the guns -and revolvers of townfolk,- who paid anywhere from fifty cents to two dollars for admission for the pur pose, ot-shooting. at him. ..The. money taken at the box office is to be. given to the family of the . man the negro killed. Tha -body of the negro was lit erally shot to pieces. . ' ; ; There is no regret here today over the tragedy. The people feel that the negro was meraly punished by the law of retribution, and that they were the mediums through whom the law op erated. The white man the negro killed, ''Frank - Mitchell, was popular. The-negro. William Potter, was hard ly known. . v-: BATTLESHIP DELAWARE WAS ALWAYS ON TIME. Remarkable Record for Punctuality on Trip Around the Horn. Washington.- April 21. The - battle ship Delaware, returning from Chile, to which country she carried the" body of the late Chilean minister, . Don Ani bal Cruz, is religiously observing the remarkable punctuality she has main tained on her trip around the 'Conti nent and back to Boston. - - A wireless telegram to the navy-department today from Captain Gove of the .Delaware says she was 1,675 miles from Boston at 8 o'clock last night.. . This would bring her into Boston on schedule time, April 26. The Delaware has been on time at all ports in her long trip, STATE SUPERVISION v ;. ' OF CITIES' FINANCES. Novel Recommendation to Massachu setts Legislature by Governor Foss. Boston.. April 21.- As a , result of investigation by his experts, Governor Foss .sent another message to the leg islature today recommending, that the state assume r supervision- - of t-the finances of the cities and towns of the state. .. - h i - : He saicl that many of these towns need experts in handling their finances and that - there -is J650,00O lin: . trust funds held by small municipalities that have been ' diverted 'Into regular 2 per cent bonds.-1 ) i . CLUBMEN WONT PEACH " M ON THEIR WOMEN GUESTS, " ..... ! - - ... ", . .. , .- Will io to Jail Rather .Than; to Tell About Female Drinking. . Atlanta, April 21. Members .of the Capital City club and of the Piedmont Driving club, the leading social organ izations of Atlanta, who , have, been subpoenaed to testify in' regard to drinking by women who have the en tree of the clubs, say that they will go to Jail rather than answer 'the "questions- which they expect will be put to them. . i - . . , . FIVE CHILDREN FATALLY e- BURNED WH I L; ASLEEP. . . Parents Were Away fwri .Home When Lamp Exploded. .' ; Wilmington, ' N. C, April - ailf-iFtve children of Reuben Branson, a negro, ware burned to death In their home at Blandenboro, near here; last night, aa the result of the explosion of a lamp, -Tip parents- were awy -from-home and the, children, only one. of - whom was over 5 years old, were alsD. - - ... . , . -1 PITTSFIELD DRAWS ,? . JLINE ON PALMISTS. No More-Licenses, to . Ba Granted , for That Vocation. ' Pittsfield, Mass., April 21.-;-i-F6lloWihg, tne example set in otner cities fn; thei state, Chief White has decided that no further licenses for palmists will- be. granted, in pre is at present" one paitn ist. in tlie citv who hasi been here' fou some time, but no others ot his cluing will receive a permit to pvftcdee,"," . Da . Jo e orinn tiuu NEGOTIATIONS TO THAT "ED :V- Care declared off. C- MADER0 ASKS TOO MUCH Mexican Government Will Not Enter tain His Demands Madero' Ma At-. i tack Juarez in Twenty-Four Hours. El Paso, Tex., April 21. All nego-. tiations between the insurrecton ajid the Mexican government were .official ly called off late today. Oscar Bratrfff , and Esquibal Dbregon of Mexico City, who Jiave been- trying to get' MaderO ' to - accept " some peace proposals, - re ceived a telegram to that effect this afternoon. 'This message came Just after they 'had 'sent a messenger" tinder a fia. of truce with a final appeal to the rebel 'leader. - - ' . , Madero Blamed for Failure. ' ..The message was from Mexico' City, although they refused to say w,j,8nt it. It informed them that the de mands of -Madero were such that thev could not be entertained. Already the two volunteer peace commissioners had given up -hope and had issued a statement, throwing , the blame lor failure on Mexico, v ; Villas Gets Closer to Juarez. . Immediately upon the receipt of the . telegram from Mexico City the insur-recto- troops began to march out of the hills -and canons 'by hundreds - and move closer to Juarez, as if preparing for an attack. It soon proved, how ever, to be Villas command comtng from its camp in the mountains to take its position with the rest of tbe rebel army. . 100 Americans Offer Services.' AH day Madero's unvaried statement to reporters .was that- notSiing had de veloped to make him change his de cision of yesterday to open the battle today. . He busied himself , receiving messages from the El Paso Junta, vis iting. -: with his wife, who came from San Antonio today, and receiving call- , ers. Among the messages , received was a tejegram from Globe, Arts., of fering him a hundred Americans for his army. - - ' Madero to Be Held Responsible. . t BranifE and, Obregon, peace, commis sioners, gave out a statement today of, their proposals -for a settlement ok the trouble, and . declared tha,t Madero would be accountable for the conse quences of the war, inasmuch as he could now accept: a compromise with gCTOd grace.. They said they repre sented ; "perfectly defined - public sen timent'' In Mexico. , Americans " Visit" Rebel, Camp. surrecto camp throughout the day mi a met. watn a nearty reception. ' American Mother. Made Happy.", Mrs. C. H. Converse, mother of one of the Americans ordered released from the., Juarez prison by President Dias today,, was greatly elated. She la wor ried, however, lest her son should meet with injury if Joarez is attacked. It may be several days before the order for their release reaches Juarez. - More Peace Emissaries. ' Modero's Camp, near El Paso, Tex., April 21. Francisco I. Madero, Sr., and his party of peace emissaries ar rived -tonight atfer one week on the heels of the rebel leader. Mr. Madero stated to newspaper men that no at tack" bn Juarez would be made with ing the next 24 hours. , "Ridiculous," Madero's Comment. El Paso, Tex., April 21. "Ridicu lous," said Francico I. Madero, when shown the Associated Press Washing ton despatch quoting Dr. Gomes as sayinig that there should have been an armistice until peace could be arrang ed. ""Why wait so long?" Madero asked. "However; if they will give us Juares we will wait three or four weeks," ho added. "?He turned to his brother, Ra oul, Madero, and to Giuseppe Garital di, -one of his chief fieuaenants, and showed them the . Jdespatch. They laughed at it. Madero was at the ttme. discussing matters' regarding the for tifications of Juarez with his aides.. American Woman Lunches. With Ma-, ,-!:- . .. - V - dero. . Mrs. Ernest Hughes of El Paso was a caller in the camp and Madero drop ped his fighting plans long enough to receive her very graciously. He- deliv ered to her the sword and pistol, of Oscar-G. Creigh ton, -the American ad-: venturer, who was killed in the revo lutionary ranks in battle near Juarez last, week, and, who was, a friend of the Hughes family: The provisional president invited Mrs. Hughes and her escort to remain in camp for , lunch.i whichwas served on a box with a clean white tablecloth over it '.'.." Rebels "Liars and Cowards." "They say fhey are ' coming into Juarez this - afternoon, but they are liars and cowards," declared Colonel M.- Tamrborell, commandant of the fed eral garrison, today, speaking: of th. tasurrectos. . -- $25,000,000 EXPECTED .FROM CORPORATION TAX.1 : - a i - - . United, States Treasury Received ,-' T ' $325,000 During March. Washington, April 21 Although tft corporation tax for this year is not due Until June 1, payments are begin-, ning to turn into the treasury. About- 9325,000 was paid during Aiarcn. tne estimated total receipts from that source for the year are $25,000,000.. The excise tax and ordinary internal revenue receipts are the only, sourfeas of revenue even holding their own this mdntb. Early estimates seam to show that the treasury during April wiy fol- . low the condition at the close . of March, when there was a surplus in. ordinary accounts for the first ttme this fiscal year. YOUNG ROCKEFELLER ' . - " CALLED INTO COURT. Property Owned by His, Father a Menace to PuWio Safety. NeW" Yortf, April 2L John D. Rocke feller,,, Jr., must appear In police, court tomorrow to answer a complaint made oy . the department of health that property . owned by his father , and for which he is the aerit, constitute a menace to public safety.- -. .' The department complains, that, a ledge of the Rockefeller rock over hangs the sidewalk. : TIiDrc I7i 1 1 ---'--" '--"' ' ' , - 'V Knicker Does she sharpen tinr fn -rll'. wlth your razor':. Rocker Te:,lnt I .ilea n : my . pipe with her. haftslsa. jutjr. ... f " .