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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, IPC?.
as might determine to come to town, but
this was denied stoutly by General Col
lier and colonel Williams.
WARRANTS TO nE SCIIYCD.
5rrRrantn(Arnifl of the London
Legislature Leave for Louisville.
LONDON', Ky., Feb. 10. Sergeants-at-arms
Cecil, of the House, and Howard, of
the Senaie, left after 1 o'clock this (Sat
urday morning: on the north-bound train
armed with warrants for the arrest of
absentee Democratic members of both
house?. Late last evening It was finally de
cided by the Senate officers to make out the
warrants for the arrest of absent Demo
cratic senators without waiting for the ar
rival of Lieutenant Governor Marshall, and
fend Howard with Cecil, who had already
been given his warrants from the House.
Where the two were going could not be
ascertained here as no tickets were pur
chased and they refused to tell. The slg
rdiicant remark was dropped that some
thing would be heard to-morrow.
DEMOCRATS 1IAVK A QUORUM.
nival Legislature DeKlnn Business
Drrkham Will .Not Iertn!t Arrest.
LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Feb. 9. The Demo
cratic Legislature met here to-day, having
present In each house a quorum of the
total membership. Governor Beckham
made the announcement this afternoon
that he Is prepared to protect the legis
lators from arrest and that he will do so.
The developments of to-day mark the
first steps toward carrying out the plans
announced on Sunday last by the Demo
crats to set us a state government here.
Some commotion was caused among the
legislators this morning by reports from
London and Frankfort that warrants were
about to be sworn out for the arrest of
enough Democratic members to make a
quorum for the Republican Legislature
now meeting In London. When told of this
llr. Beckham said:
"No member of the Legislature who
who comes to Louisville need fear arrest.
I shall not allow any member of the Gen
eral Assembly to be arrested."
When asked what measures would be
adopted to prevent such arrests, should
they be attempted. Mr. Beckham replied
that he wasTully prepared to protect the
Legislature and to arrest any persons who
Interfered with Its members. Further than
this he would make no statement. It Is
known, however, that since the appoint
ment of General Castleman as adjutant
general, arrangements have been made to
provide a defensive force, ample for the
safety of the Democratic state officers.
The legislative sessions to-day were held
In the courthouse, the Senate meeting in
the Chancery Court room and the House
In tho County Court room. Fifty senators,
one more than a quorum, were present
when Mr. Carter called that body to order
Regular business was taken up where It
was dropped at Frankfort. Resolutions
from the General Assembly of Texas, In
memory of Mr. Goebel. were read, and an
appropriate response was made. Resolu
tions on the death of Mr. Goebel were
then adopted and, in respect to his mem
ory, the Senate adjourned until to-morrow.
Two sessions of the House were held
during the day without a quorum. In the
evening, however, fifty-three members,
two more than necessary, responde1 to
tnelr names. The Texas Legislature's reso
lutions of sympathy were read and a
committee was appointed to draw up reso
lutions on the death of Mr. Goebel. A reso
lution was auopted instructing the ser-geant-at-arms
to order absent members to
report here at once, after which the House
adjourned until to-morrow.
The events of the past ten days have
served to solidify the Democratic forces
In the Legislature and to strengthen the
party's position there. Among the mem
bers who answered to their names to-day
were a number who have been classed as
anti-Goebel men. and who, on several po
litical issues, have voted with the Repub
lican. Judge Alex. P. Humphrey, one of the
leading lawyers of Louisville, said, this
momlnK. that any arrests of legislators
would be illegal and that habeas corpus
proceedings would certainly result In the
release of the arrested members. Many
people. Including some members of the
Legislature. h said, had confused the
Constitution of the United States with
that of Kentucky. The Constitution of the
United States gives a minority of the
members of the House the power to arrest
absent members and to punish them for
not attending. The Constitution of Ken
tucky is altogether different. It empowers
the Legislature to arrest absent members
when a quorum cannot be obtained by
other means and to punish them, providing
a law shall have been passed by the Leg
islature making provision for such pro
ceedings. Since the adoption of the new
Constitution no such law has been passed.
To pass one would require the presence of
a quorum of both houses for two or three
TWO "SUSPECTS" ARIIESTED.
STen Who Are Supposed to Know
Something: About Goebel'a Mörder.
FRANKFORT. Ky., Feb. 9.-Two men
suspected of complicity In the murder of
Mr. Goebel were arrested in a boarding
house to-day. The names arc Silas Jones,
Of Whitley county, and Gottschalk, of Nel
son county. The men are said to have slept
Wot So Cold To-Day In Extreme "West
ern Portion of Indiana.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.-Forecast for
Saturday and Sunday:
For Ohio Fair on Saturday; continued
cold In northern portion; Sunday fair; fresh
west to uortu winds.
For Indiana Fair on Saturday; not so
cold In extreme western portion; Sunday
fair; light to fresh variable winds.
For Illinois Fair on Saturday; rising
temperature in northern portion; Sunday
fair; variable winds.
Local Observation on Friday.
Br. Ther. Tl.1l. Wind. Weather. Ir.
7 . m...3.47 12 7H West. Clear. 0.01
lp. m...3).0 :$ 63 'North. Pi cloudy. 0.00
Maximum temperature. 27; minimum tempera
Following Is a comparative statement of the
aw-an temperature and total precipitation Feb. 9:
tsonnai 32 0.1 i
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ll-arture since Jan. 1 iw O.SG
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in the executive building for a time, and
they will be kept in confinement until
fcomethlng more definite is known as to
their whereabouts at the time of the as
sassination. Doth strongly deny any knowl
edge of the murder.
The authorities expect to obtain Impor
tant evidence regarding the assassination
from Silas Jones. He has already made a
partial confession. He declares that he per
sonally knows nothing of the crime, but
says that Harlan Whittaker, who was ar
rested Immediately after the shooting while
running from the executive building from
which the shots were fired, knows a great
deal about the crime. It is believed that
Jones gave more Information than that re
garding Whittaker and that what he told
the police may lead to further arrests In
the neighborhood of Richmond, Madison
county, Kentucky. Gottschalk was released
Gottschalk and Jones are cousins. The
latter says he came with the mountaineer
excursion. Doth are paid to have slept In
the executive building the night before
Goebel was assassinated. Jones says he
applied to Taylor and Finlcy for pay for
coming here. He says this was promised
him by others In advance, but they would
not settle and he could not get out of town.
He says he did not know what he was
brought here for. Although the detectives
have been examining and cross-examining
Jones all afternoon and evening, outsiders
have not been permitted to see or talk to
him. The detectives believe this to be the
most important arrest yet made. Jone3 is
said to have been sleeping in a vacant
house, only coming out at night, and had
been here for a week prior to the asasslna
tion. This afternoon Col. T. C. Campbell, the
New York criminal lawyer, who is assist
ing In ferreting out the crime, went to
Georgetown to confer with Common
wealth's Attorney Franklin, and they re
turned here to-night. It Is believed some
Important step is about to be taken by the
WARUASTS FOR DEMOCRATS.
Republican Legislators Will Attempt
to Secure a Quorum at London.
LONDON. Ky.. Feb. 9. The tension un
der which the State Legislature has been
laboring, especlaly during the past week,
reached a crisis to-day, when the following
message from Governor Taylor was re
ceived by a member:
"Have warrants isused for members of
the House and put in the hands of ser-geant-at-arms
The warrants were made out late to-day
and given to Sergeant-at-arms Cecil, of the
House. Lieutenant Governor Marshall tel
egraphed he would be here early to-morrow
morning. A form of warrant for ab
sent senators was made out and it raised
the question that it should be signed by
the presidentof the Senate and not by the
president pro tern. It was decided to with
hold the issuance of warrants from the
Senate until to-morrow, so that Lieutenant
Governor Marshall, president of the Sen
te, who will have arrived, may attach his
The rigid secrecy that characterized yes
terday's proceeamgs was maintained to
day, but it was very apparent, despite all
efforts to conceal It, that all the legisla
tors were laboring under a fever of excite
ment. The House went Into executive ses
sion almost immediately upon convening,
at 10 o'clock, and was still convened when
the Senate met, two hours later. As soon
as the Senate was called to order tho
House sent in a resolution requiring a Joint
executive session. The message from Gov
ernor Taylor to issue the warrants was re
ceived Just before the House convened.
The Intelligence was passed secretly to
members and an air of suppresseu excite
ment became plainly visible.
When the senators gathered In the Sen
ate chamber prior to convening several
members from the House Joined them and
were informed of Governor Taylor's mes
sage. Its effect was apparenl Senator
Cox said: "We mean business. We will
have a qourum in the House and a quorum
in the Senate. We will be in working order
and ready to transact business by Mon
day. Further than that I have nothing to
Senator Huff remarked: "It looks like we
will be here awhile. We are making ar
rangements to stay, anyhow."
While the Joint executive session was in
progress the telegram from Lieutenant
Governor Marshall was received, read and
applauded. After adjournment the two
sergeants-at-arms were constantly consult
ed and hurried. Everything indicated ex
cited activity and pointed toward a climax.
Telegrams were received and sent by the
score and consultations were secretly held
in hotel rooms. Late in the afternoon the
House warrants were issued and the ex
citement quieted down with the sudden
calmness that indicates the approaching
storm. The secrecy that has marked the
proceedings of the executive sessions cov
ered the names contained in the warrants.
A list of a number of members to be
brought to London has been prepared, but
whether warrants were issued for all of
them could not be ascertained. Five de
tectives have arrived in London and every
effort has been made to keep their identity
a secret. Two of them are here In the in
terest of the Democrats and three for the
. When the House convened to-day the
roll call showed that seven members of the
thirty-eight in London were absent. The
absentees were Representatives Aiken,
Burkamp, Kelday, William Lewis, Mahaf
fey, McDowell and Walton. Miss Eliza
Parker, of London, was elected enrolling
clerk. The motion for an executive session
carried with a viva voce vote, but a num
ber of nay votes were heard. It was In
ferred that the members who voted In the
negative thought the undlvulged proceed
ings of yesterday's secret session were fin
ished. Representative Kelday's arrival at
this point made the number present thirty
two, when the House went Into executive
The Senate convened at noon, with thir
teen members present. Senator Miller was
the absentee. A few minutes later a reso
lution ws received from the House, which
still continued In executive session, re
questing a Joint executive session. The
Senate at once adjourned to the House
chamber and the Joint executive session
was continued till 12:45 o'clock.
A eulogy on the late Senator J. Speed
Smith, of Richmond, was delivered by Sen
ator Burnham in open session. Resolu
tions of respect were adopted
Representative Slack presented a resolu
tion that the election of W. S. Taylor as
Governor, John Marshall as Lieutenant
Governor. Caleb Powers as secretary of
state. J. S. Sweeney as auditor, W. It. Day
as treasurer, C. J. Pratt as attorney gen
eral, John Burke as superintendent of pub
lic instruction and J. W. Throckmorton as
commissioner of agriculture "cannot be set
aside, neither by the untimely death of
the distinguished senator from Kenton nor
any other fact occurring since the elec
tion. The concluding resolution rouows:
"Resolved. That neither Governor Taylor
nor Lieutenant Governor Marshall, nor
their attorneys, nor any citizens, nor any
body of citizens can annul or disregard
these results, fixed by the verdict of the
people, by compromise or arbitration, un
warranted by our laws and Constitution,
and to this final result we pledge to the of
ficers so elected our confluence and sup-
nort. and appeal In their behalf to the
manhood and patriotism of all the people
of the commonwealth.
The resolution was unanimously adopted
The Senate then returned to Its chamber
and the House adjourned till 10:30 o'clock
to-morrow. The Senate held a short ex
ecutive session. At its conclusion Senator
Hays called several House and benate bins,
and thev were re-referred to their commit
tees. The Senate then adjourned till 10:30
THE IXJIXCTIOX SUITS.
Copies of the Petition Mailed to
CINCINNATI, Feb. 9. Copks of the peti
tions for Injunctions against the contest
ants for minor offices in Kentucky and
the election commissioners were mailed to
the Interested persons to-day. Ex-Governor
Bradley went to Louisville at 11 o'clock to
day. Judge James Anderson Scott and
Robert J. Breckinridge, counsel for the de
fendants. called on Judge Taft and request
td a copy of the bill. Judge Taft stated he
had no copy and had not seen the bill. He
referred both to ex-Governor Bradley and
Mr. W. H. Mackoy. Judge Scott was one-
o' Mr. Goebel's attorneys, and is now coun
sei for Mr. Breckinridge, who Is the Demo
cratic contestant for attorney general and
one of the defendants in the pending canes.
Scott and Breckinridge arrived shortly be
fore Bradley left and did not get to see the
latter, but they were afterward in consulta
tion with Mr. Mackoy, the resident counsel
in the case, and from him received a copy
ot the petitions.
Judge Scott and Breckinridge stated to-
right they would remain here until after
the hearing next Monday afternoon, and
they will likely be Joined by other counsel
from Kentucky to-morrow. Governor Brad
ley wired that he had mailed to-nignt
copies of both petitions as revised to that
time. Although Judge Taft to-day told the
Democrats he would postpone the hear
ing on Monday If they did not have time to
prepare their cases, they state they no not
want any delay. Robert J. Breckinridge
stated he would waive service so rar as ne
is concerned and tho attorneys thought all
the Democrats would do likewise. The Re
publican attorneys have, however, dis
patched messengers to rrankiort ana
Louisville as well as to the respective
homes of the defendants with copies of the
petitions and service on them accordingly.
It is stated the petitions are not like
those drawn up for filing In the United
States District Court before Judge Evans
one week ago. Col. Henry Watterson, edi
tor of the Louisville Courier Journal, was
at the St. Nicholas to-day with Attorneys
Scott and Breckinridge.
Later to-night Hon. R. J. Breckinridge
decided to return to Frankfort and Louis
ville to consult friends. Previous to his
departure he. as well as others, saw copies
of the petitions. As It was not known that
he would be here to-day a messenger had
been dispatched to his home In Kentucky
with a copy for him, but other contestants
who had received copies as defendants
early to-day forwarded them here. The
petitions in each case are quite voluminous,
and cover the grounds heretofore outlined
under Article 4, Section 4 of the federal Con
stitution, with which the Goebel election
law is said to be in conflict by the state
commission being given Judicial power. The
petitions deal more with questions of fact
than of law, covering at length the recent
reorganization of the State Board of Elec
tion Commissioners and holding that it is
disqualified as reorganized on the ground
of prejudice and for other reasons that are
specified both collectively and Individually
against the membership of the present
state board. In referring to the racts tne
fourteenth amendment, as well as other
parts of the federal Constitution are cited
as being violated by the state board as
against the citizens. There are numerous
citations of the state law and endless cita
tions of facts, especially in connection with
the election in Jefferson and Kenton and
other counties. The petitions have been
printed for circulation.
The defendants have retained Lawrence
Maxwell, who was solicitor general of the
United States under Cleveland, cs counsel
in the case to be heard next Monday. Sen
ator Blackburn and others are expected
here. Colonel Breckinridge, of Lexington,
Ky.. and other prominent counsel are ex
pected for the plaintiffs.
Notice Served on Democrat.
FRANKFORT, Ky., Feb. 9. Notice of
the injunction to be argued before Judge
Taft in Cincinnati on Monday was to-day
served on Democratic Treasurer Hager
and Superintendent of Public Instruction
McChesney. They are the only Democratic
state officials now in Frankfort.
SCENE IN HOUSE.
(CONCLUDED FROM FIRST PAGE.)
England. The notification was given by
Col. J. H. Taylor, the master of Columbia
Iodge. He was accompanied to the White
House by Grand Master Henderson and
Past Grand Masters Henry Small, Jr., and
M. M. Parker, of the District. The certifi
cate of election is on its way to this coun
try, having been handsomely engrossed.
The President and Mrs. McKinley were
the dinner guests to-night of Senator and
Mrs. Hanna at their new home on Lafay
ette square. In deference to the wishes of
the President the company was a small
one and the occasion altogether informal.
The Naval Annual, Just Issued from the
office of Naval Intelligence, is of excep
tional interest and breadth of scope. The
leading feature is an article entitled "Re
cent tendencies of foreign naval develop
ment and the effect thereon of the recent
war with Spain." by Lieut. George H.
Peters. This articles presents in succinct
shape many of the lessons taught by the
Spanish war and utilized by the navies of
Surgeon General Wyman to-night had
some unofficial advices from San Francisco,
which showed that the conditions in Hono
lulu were much improved. The dispatch
said there were about 7.000 Asiatics in
quarantine. The good showing made by
the news brought by the Alameda, which
arrived at San Francisco to-day, is very
gratifying to the authorities here and Is
in their opinion a complete Justification of
the employment of the drastic measures
resorted to by the Hawaiian authorities
to stamp out the disease. The surgeons of
the Marine Hospital Service have co
operated with the local officials wherever
their assistance was desired.
A HERO AT REST.
(CONCLUDED FROM FIRST PAGE.)
btatue of Major General Lawton at Indian
apolis was held to-night at the courthouse
under the direction of the Miami County
Association. Hon. James F. Stutesman.
president of the association, presided and
made a stirring address, as did Judge J. T.
Cox and Senator L. P. Newby. But the
speaker of most interest was Corporal
Haughtington. of this city, who served In
the company of sharpshooters of the First
Washington and who for months was al
most constantly at General Lawton's side.
He paid tribute to the general's bravery
In most glowing words. He had no fear of
any man, white or Malay. Several in
stances were given to show that Lawton
would have been more successful had he
not been held back. Once Corporal Haught
ington carried a letter from Lawton to
General Otis and heard Otis say on read
"That fool Lawton is going to get killed
If we don't keep him back."
Haughtington said General Lawton never
sent hi men any place where he would
not go himself. He was known as "The
man on the great black horse."- as his
horse was Immense In comparison with the
linking: routler I,nvr Knocked Ont.
ST. PAUL, Minn.. Feb. 9. A very im
portant and far-reaching decision was ren
dered by Judge Lochrcn to-day. The case
was that of Frank A. DIx, as agent of a
brand of baking powder, who had been
convicted in the Municipal Court for the
violation of the new baking-powder law of
1S99. The case wa3 taken to the United
States Circuit Court on a petition for a
writ of habeas corpus. Judge Lochren de
cided that the act could not be regarded as
an inspection measure, was an unreason
able exercise of the police power, and if
other state legislatures should adopt
measures of a similar kind it would amount
to a burdensome restriction of commerce
between the States and prohibition of such
commerce, and therefore the law was un
constitutional in either aspect.
Illinois Revenue Lair Invalid.
CHICAGO, Feb. 9. By a decision of the
Illinois Supreme Court, rendered to-day at
Springneid. Section 43 of the new revenue
law has been declared invalid. The effect
of the decision Is to leave the tax matters
as they now are, without limitation on the
rate to be levied. The Chicago Board of
Education loses over $620.000 by the decision.
The city of Chicago is a gainer, being now
entitled to 2 per cent, of the tax levy,
whereas, under Section 49, it would have
received only 1.23 per cent. The direct ef
fect of the decision, according to County
Attorney Johnson. Is to add about $5.000.000
to the burden of the taxpayers of Chicago.
Abductor Borrow Insane.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9. George Beauregard
Barrow, the man who planned the abduc
tion .of baby Marion Clark, has become in
sane in Sing Sing prison, where he has
been confined since June 17 last under sen
tence of fourteen years. It is likely that he
will end his days In Manhattan Asylum for
Insane Criminals, to which he will be
Stclnlts Hopelessly Insane.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9.Dr. William Steln
ltr, the famous chess player, was exam
ined at Bellevue Hospital yesterday and
pronounced Insane. rriends will raise
ft fund for placing 'the chessplayer in a
private sanitarium. Unless this Is done
Stelnitz will be sent to the State Insane
Asylum, on Ward's island.
limited for Killing a Policeman.
NEW YORK. Feb. 9. James K. Brown,
colored, was hanged in the Hudson county
Jail, at Jersey City, to-day, for murder
of Policeman Charles Gebhart, In Hoboken.
The police say that Brown was a profes
sional burglar. He killed Gebhart when
the latter tried to arrest hlin on suspicion
CUBANS WANT TO LEARN
OYER 2.000 AMERICANIZED SCHOOLS
ESTABLISHED IX THE ISLAND.
Nearly All Started AVlthln Six Weeka
Attendance Over lOO.OOO Prepara
tions for an Election on May 1.
HAVANA, Feb. 9. Mr. Alexis Frye. su
perintendent of Cuban schools. In his re
port to the governor general upon the de
velopment of the school system since the
work of reorganization began, six weeks
ago, says the whole country seems on fire
with enthusiasm for education. The popu
lar feeling exceeds all he had ventured to
hope for. Six weeks ago there existed in the
island less than 200 schools, all based n the
old Spanish foundations, with the exception
of a few that had been established more
than a year before in Santiago by General
Wrood. There are now 2,038 schools in the
Island, of which 201 are In Havana city,
152 Matanzas city and 170 in Puerto Princi
Thus far reports have been received from
ninety-seven muncipalittes, and there are
thirty-four others to be heard from, which
will probably increase the number of
schools by 400. The schools that have al
ready reported show an aggregate attend
ance of more than 100,000 pupils, and Mr.
Frye believes this attendance will havÄ
Increased to 150,000 before June 1.
General Wood will appoint a mixed com
mission of autonomists, revolutionists and
Americans to arrange the details of an
election to be held on May 1. This com
mission will decide as to the method of
taking the ballot and as to all other mat
ters pertaining to the first election.
The municipality of Sagua la Grande has
agreed to protest against partial suffrage.
The Discussion is trying to start a general
agitation in favor of universal manhood
General Roloff wishes to put on the rolls
of the Cuban army as bearing on the elec
tion the names of all who assisted in any
way in the revolution, whether they fought
or not. The ultra revolutionary element
Is strongly against giving the suffrage to
those Cubans who have become naturalized
American citizens, declaring that men who
voluntarily gave up their country to save
either their property or their skins are not
the sort of citizens needed by new Cuba.
On the other hand those who favor giving
the suffrage to that class contend that it
includes some of the best of the Cuban
race, men who are well acquainted, who
have capital and who wield their influence
Fifteen thousand men are now on strike
in this city, the majority being cigar work
ers. Many of the cigar manufacturers at
tribute the spread of the strike to the
presence and Influence of Mr. Samuel
lne police who were In charge of Dlon
isolo Gil, the colored brigadier general who
was killed last December at Clenfuegos,
have been charged by , the fiscal of the
Santa Clara audlencla with homicide.
Gen. John R. Levrl, a Gallant OOcer
of the Civil War.
CHICAGO, Feb. 9. Gen. John R. Lewis,
one of the best-known men in G. A. R.
and army circles, died suddenly in this
city last night. At the outbreak of th
civil war General Lewis mustered a com
pany of men known as the Fifth Vermont
Volunteers and was commissioned cap
tain. He was sent Southland rose to the
rank of brevet brigadier, general. He took
part In the battle of the Wilderness, where
he lost an arm. In 1S72 he retired from ac
tive service in the army and went South,
settling in Atlanta. Taking up work there
he soon became identified with the public
life of the city and wai appointed post
master, and during the exposition several
years ago he was its secretary. Later he
traveled in the West in search of health
and came to Chicago nine weeks ago. He
was at that time 111 and owing to his con
dition few of his army friends knew of
his presence in the city. He was born in
Edlnburgr. Pa.. 11835. He leaves a widow,
who, with a son, is in Dawson City in the
Klondike region, where they have resided
for two years. The other son is at West
Point. The funeral will probably be held
at Arlington- Cemetery, Washington, al
though the exact place has not been set
Col. Thomas Puryear.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9.-Col. Thomas Pur
year, a retired horseman, died yesterday
from apoplexy near Long Branch, where
he had made his home for years He was
born in Columbus, Ga., eighty-five years
ago, and in his day owned and trained
some of the best racehorse? in this coun
try. He trained Spendthrift when he won
the Belmont, Withers and other, stakes,
and also accompanied him to England.
Colonel Puryear leaves two sons, Richard
and William II., both of whom reside in
Smith M. Webb.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9.-Smlth M. Webb,
sixty-two years of age,' publisher, living in
Toledo, O.. died In St.' Vincent's Hospital
to-night from shock. Webb had been a pa
tient in the hospital for five weeks. After
dinner to-night he went 'to the bathroom
and in some unknown manner fell Into a
tub of water. He was discovered by one of
the attendants but died later In the even
ing from shock.
ANACONDA, Mont., Feb. 9. Berlah
Brown, probably the oldest newspaper man
in the West, died here last night, aged
eighty-four years. Mr. Brown was born
in New York State. He was an intimate
friend of Horace Greeley. For half a cen
tury he was engaged In newspaper work
on the Pacific coast. He was the founder
of the Democratic Press of San Francisco,
which afterwards became the Examiner.
Col. Joseph II. Thomas.
RUSSELLVILLE, Ky.. Feb. 9. CoL
Joseph H. Thomas died to-night, aged
eighty-three years. He was a very promi
nent Masonone of the founders of the
Widows' and Orphans' Home of Louisville,
father of Col. W. Larue Thomas, of Balti
more. Md., and past grand commander of
the Knights Templars of the world.
J. Walter Kennedy.
BOSTON, Feb. 9. J. Walter Kennedy,
once a famous sculler, but for twenty
years an actor and teacher, is dead of
pneumonia. Among his sculling victories
were those of 1SSS on Lake Qulnslngamond,
over Fred Plaisted and Ge'orge Leeman.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9. The death Is an
nounced In Birmingham, England. of Nob
by Clarke, a famous prize fighter of the
old days of bare knuckles. lie was sixty
years old. He whipped Jimmy Elliott and
other good men.
AGREEMENT OF SALE.
Interesting: Document to De Filed In
PIT -CKU, Feb. 9. The Post, to-morrow,
will pu.lish a verbatim copy of an
agreement to be filed in court in the case
of H. . Frlck against the Andrew Car
negie Company, which is supplementary to
the famous 'ironclad" and Is really a part
of that agreement. There is a marked con
nectlon between the two papers. Every
partner must sign ue 'ironclad" before he
is really a partner. Tne document to be
filed Is called the "agreement" of sale, and
the last act of a retiring partner Is to af
fix nls signature to It in the presence of
the company's notary.
By It the retiring partner covenants with
the consolidated companies, on behalf of
himself, his heirs and assigns, to sell and
transfer, on demand, to the Carnegie Com
pany or such person or agent as It may di
rec, all his noldlngs In any, all and each
of t..e constituent companies, together
with all undivided increment on such hold
ings as may be due. The company agrees
to pay the full book value for such hold
ings, in accordance with the agreement of
Jan. 10, 1SS7, known as the 'ironclad," as
soon as such value may be determined.
The purpose of the agreement Is specifical
ly set forth as "to restrain, pending the es
tablishment of the book values the
parties hereto from any action concerning,
or disposition of, the said interests or any
part thereof, other than as contemplated
in the before cited agreement of Jan. 10,
1SS7, and specifically covered by this sup
Consolidation Story Denied.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9. The Evening Post
says: "The rumors for some time current
of a Joint alliance of the National Steel
Company, the American Steel Hoop Com
pany and the American Tin-plate Company,
which took shape in the publication of a
story to the effect that the offices, fac
tories and sales agencies of the three com
panies were to be brought under one con
trol, with a capital of $141,000.000, were de
nied to-day by a director of the tin-plate
DIED ON HOSPITAL SHIP
SIXTEEN SOLDIERS WHO WERE EX
ROUTE TO SAN FRANCISCO.
Rough Voyage of the Missouri from
Slanila to Honolulu Coart-Mar-tlal
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Feb. 9. The hos
pital ship Missouri was lying in the harbor
of Honolulu when the . steamer Alameda
left that port. The Missouri reported an
exceedingly rough passage after leaving
Nagasaki, and during the trip sixteen of
her passengers died, most of them from
wounds received in the war and from dys
entery. The Missouri had 272 sick and
wounded soldiers on board when she start
ed from Manila.
Capt. W. L. Kneedler, of the Missouri,
said at Honolulu that he made a tour of
southern Luzon In company with General
Young Just before leaving Manila, The
conditions there show a complete cessation
of war. "Iound the people perfectly con
tented and engaged in their agricultural
pursuits," said the captain, "and they are
very prosperous. Splendid crops are being
raised, and many cattle, and there were no
signs that the Filipinos were not satisfied
with the new order of affairs. As far as
this whole district is concerned the trouble
seems to be at an end. Manila Itself is
quiet and prosperous. There Is absolutely
no sign of disturbance there. I was amazed
at the amount of work that has been done
towards making the place sanitary. The
town Is in a remarkably clean condition."
Trial of Tvro Dostonlans.
BOSTON. Feb. 9. A dispatch to the
Evening Globe from its staff correspondent
at Hollo, Philippine islands, says that Ma
jor Whitney, president of the court-martial
which has Just been hearing the charges
against Capt. John Boardman, of Boston,
Twenty-sixth Infantry, United States Vol
unteers, withdrew from the case to-day.
Captain Boardman, who Is charged with
permitting the execution of a native out
law by natives, thereby disobeying the or
ders of his superiors, objected to Major
Whitney's continuing as president of the
court because of his having reached an
opinion, which was impliedly expressed on
the last day of the proceedings, of Captain
Boardraan's guilt. The objection of the ac
cused was sustained, and Major Whitney,
therefore, had to retire. The hearing was
closed to-day and a decision was reached
but fias not yet been announced. The
court-martial of Capt. Fred McDonald, of
Boston, on similar charges, will be begun
Generous Residents of Hongr-Kons;.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9. Secretary Long
received a xlle message this morning
from Admiral Watson, commanding the
Asiatic station, dated at Hong-Kong Feb.
8. saying the residents of Hong-Kong have
subscribed 11,000 for the families of those
killed and Injured by the explosion on
board the Wheeling on the 27th. Admiral
Watson says all the wounded are doing
Secretary Long made the following ac
knowledgment of Admiral Watsons dis
patch: "Department wishes you to express
its high appreciation for the great gener
osity shown by the residents of Hong-Kong
In providing for the families of the killed
and injured in the Wheeling s accident."
Han Afrutnaldo Escaped f
CHICAGO. Feb. 9.-A special .to the
Chronicle from Washington says "The
War Department believes that Aguinaldo
has escaped from the Island of Luzon. The
department officials would not be surprised
to hear from him next as in London or
Paris In company with Agoncillo."
Fire Underwriters of New York State
ALBANY, N. Y., Feb. 9.-The fire insur
ance companies operating in New Y'ork
State lost more than $3,000.000 during the
last year. This condition Is shown in the
annual report of Stato Superintendent of
Insurance Payn, which was submitted to
the legislature to-aay. "The statistics pre
sented indicate that the results of the fire
insurance business lor 1S99 have been dls
astrous to the insurance companies as a
body," says tne report, "and had it not
been for the appreciation in the market
value of their securities the loss would
have been still greater. The fire premiums
received were $19,463,725.79; fire losses in
curred, $18,013,98.84. The estimated amount
cf expense for the transaction of this bus!
ness is $6.487,903.C0. which, if added to the
Incurred losses, makes a total of $24.533.
S47.44. showing, as compared with the
premium receipts, an apparent net excess
"In looking for the cause I find that the
losses through the country in the com
panies reporting to this department have
been increased during the year by $14.462.
441.73. Examination also shows that the
average rate of premium charged by all
companies has materially decreased from
year to year. During the last four years
many state legislatures nave passed anti
compact laws, which have prevented com
panies from utilizing their combined ex
perience and Judgment in determining the
adequacy of premiums for fire insurance
and in enforcing rules and regulations de
signed for the purpose of preventing fires.
The continued and continuing assaults on
the insurance companies threaten serious
impairment of their resources and their
ultimate destruction, unless this crusade is
Mr. Payn recommends that the State.
and not each individual company, shall
pay for the cost of each examination of its
financial condition made by the State De
partment. He recommends, also, the re
peal of the retaliatory law.
Knoush of This.
Maud Gonne, the "Irish Joan of Arc."
who has come to this country to speak for
the Boers, Ays that now is the time for
Ireland to strike for freedom. But what
can Ireland do with Maud gone?
TO CtRK A COLD IN ONK DAY
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W. Qrovs's Isziturs U ccicä tciE:.
HUMANITY OF LAWTON
nCMIMSCCXCES OF his campaign
IN TIIK PHILIPPINES.
Tho Natives Reo-arded Ulm as a
Friend Hather than an Enemy
Efforts to Secure Peace.
Fielding Lewis Polndexter, in Baltimore
General Lawton was opposed to
unnecessary destruction of property. From
the time of his arrival his chief efforts
were to pacify the Filipinos, and on ac
count of these efforts, had General Lawton
been in supreme command, hostilities in
the Philippines would doubtless have
ceased months ago and our country not
been destined to lose its best general at the
hands of a sharpshooter.
As early as the San Isldro campaign the
Filipinos had begun to recognize in General
Lawton a friend rather than an enemy.
Though saving of his men, that he con
tinually exposed himself never seemed to
occur to him. The day of the taking of
Ballnag (May 2) for several hours he was
rec,onno!terlng, practically alone, almost
into the lines of the enemy and In plain
view. That day, as usual, he rode a black
horSfe at least twice as large as the Filipino
pony, carried with him his great white
Eighth Army Corps flag and wore a tall
white helmet. The Second Oregons were
Just entering the city of Ballnag when
General Lawton rode up. Ills attention
was called Immediately to the fleeing pro
cession of not less than 10.000 Filipinos,
consisting of soldiers and their families,
passing along a road a mile and a half
from us, and into which for the past five
minutes Colonel Summers had kept three
3 2-10-inch guns warm throwing shrapnel.
"Stop that firing!" in his stentorian voice
the general demanded Instantly on putting
up his glasses. "I see a white flag."
In entering a town always the first thing
General Lawton saw to was the appoint
ment of a provost marshal, and a man seen
going in a house without permission was
placed immeuiateiy under arrest. In my
company alone twenty men were arrested
the day we captured Ballnag for helping
themselves to a pile of abandoned man
goes. At Norzagaroy Colonel Summers had or
ders to wait several days until Joined by
General Lawton with the rest of the bri
gade. While waiting the colonel thought
he was making the best use of his time by
capturnlng and burning to the ground the
pretty little. city of Angot, a few miles fur
ther down the Quingua river. When Gen
eral Lawton arrived and learned that this
town, where he had expected to quarter his
troops, had been destroyed he appeared
greatly provoked and Issued an order
strictly prohibiting any burning of prop
erty. The very next morning his attention
was called to a fire In the suburbs of Nor
zagaroy. Sending for the colonel In com
mand of troops quartered there, he orderec
the fire to be put out Immediately. The
colonel seeming a little slow carrying out
his order. General Lawton turned to his
assistant adjutant general and said:
"Major Edwards, have that fire put out
if it takes the whole regiment; If you can't
do it, then place the colonel under arrest."
On the 29th of April, with the loss of
four men, including an officer wounded, the
capture of San Rafael was effected. The
same day General Otis ordered General
Lawton to turn the town back to the
enemy, explaining that a representative of
General Luna was present to ask for terms
of surrender. So General Lawton with
drew his forces to Moronco, where we
waited in idleness, until several days after
ward it was learned that General Otis had
refused the representative any satisfaction
other than "unconditional surrender," and
that the latter had left the governor gen
eral's palace with tears streaming down
his face. In connection with this Major
Edwards was heard to remark that had
General Lawton been able to deal directly
with this representative the war would
have been ended.
Then General Lawton was ordered to re
take San Rafael, which cost, besides the
delay of nearly a week, during which time
5,000 men were practically idle, a loss of
four men wounded and one killed.
We entered San Isldro on the morning of
May 17. While there, for the first time dur
ing the campaign, I was able to get an In
terview with General Lawton. being intro
duced to him by Assistant Adjutant Gen
eral Edwards, his chief of staff.
The general's headquarters at San Isldro
were entirely free from ostentation. In
ferior officers had been permitted to occupy
the palatial residences, while he picked one
out of a common hundred. I found him,
his coat off, seated by a candle, busily en
gaged. Upon my being admitted he arose,
extended me his hand, and cordially In
vited me to sit down; and. expressing my
regrets for interrupting him with a matter
that might not be regarded of very grave
concern, he replied that he had no objec
tion to being freely quoted, answering my
Inquiries as follows:
"How does the Western volunteer com
pare with those who fought in Cuba?" I
"It's not a fair comparison. I never met
with finer men in my life than these volun
teers from the West. They have splendid
material in them, especially for scouts,
and, considering the short time they hvae
been in the army, have acquitted them
"Would you express an opinion referring
especially to the work of the Oregons
while in your command?"
"Well, this would be embarrassing on ac
count of the other volunteer regiments con
nected with the campaign."
"How are you impressed with the volun
teers as officers?"
"Of course, they are not expected, from
a military standpoint, to be as efficient as
men who have devoted a good part of their
lives to the army, but for fighting qualities,
which, after all, is what we most want.
they have no superiors. I am well pleased
un uiuiin Dummers. oince oeing witn
me my attention has been attracted to
three of his moves in particular, showing
very pretty work. If he failed to capture
the enemy It wasn't his fault. The colonel's
fire was simply so hot that the Insurgents
couldn't stand under it long enough for our
men to get near them. I intend recom
mending him for promotion.
"Our men here." after a few minute'
pause, the general continued, "are greatly
handicapped. They are weighted down with
too mucn load. All a soldier should be re
quired to carry in this climate besides his
rifle Is a canteen and belt of cartridges. Up
at Vera Cruz thirty of my men were pros
trated rrom neat, eight of them becoming
unconscious right on the spot."
"What improvement along this line
would you suggest?
"Why. instead of these bull carts we
should have for use in the campaign here
from GOO to 1.000 Western mules, and the
wagon trains should get to camp in twenty
minutes after the troops. It wears men
out to have to wait around for their
He then talked about the work of the
scouts, remarking that nothing had grieved
him more than the loss of Young and Har
rington. "These two men," he said, "were
worth two regiments." He had known
Young only since the taking of San IIa
fael. and his attention had first been at
tracted to Harrington one day when the
latter got lost from Major Eastwick across
the river from Norzagaroy. "Although the
major seemed confident or his safe return."
continued General Lawton. the idea of a
comrade being left over there among the
insurgents worried me an that night."
TOTUIATUH TO L0FTUS.
Maat Give tp Ilia Club In the Amer
ican Ball Lensjae.
CHICAGO, Feb. 9. The American League
has Issued an ultimatum to Tom Loft us,
requesting him to give up his franchise
in the minor league as soon as he becomes
the manager of the Chicago National
League team. His duties as manager of
the local league club, they say. will not
allow him to look after a minor league
club. President Johnson, of the American
League, said his association wished a man
who could devote all his time to its club.
eni IX Loftus could est Co this fc ttc-!3
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USINESS ÜÄRSIT U
34 Penu.st.. opp. P.O. E. J. II EEC, Pres.
Copy of Statement of the Condition
United States Casualty
On the 31st Day of December, m.
It is located at No. HI Broadway. New
t iorK city.
JAMES W IIINKLKY. President.
EDSON S. LOTT. Secretary.
The amount of its capital is $300.000
The amount of its capital paid up is.. 300,000
The Assets of the Company la the U. S. are as
Cash on hand and in the hands
of agents or other persons JS4.1C0.9
Real estate unincumbered 6,000.00
Bonds owned by the company,
bearing Interest at the rate of 2,
2H. 3 and SVfe per cent., Fecured
as follows, market value:
U. S. 3 per cent, bonds, coupons.. 133,755.61
U. S. 2 per cent bonds, coupon... 70.C12.M
Con. stock of city of New York.
IVx per cent, registered 256,215.51
N. Y. city exempt additional
water stock, 3 per cent... 49,750.00
N. Y. city gold bonds, 3 per cent. 25,033.75
N. Y. city ZV per cenL gold
bonds, redemption 37.450.00
N. Y. city gold bonds, 3! per cent. 22S.6C7.50
N. Y. city gold bonds, registered.
ZVt per cent 43.000.00
Debts for premiums, $37.514.98,
less commissions, $21.378.73 73.13S.23
All other securities, interest due
and accrued S.S45.S0
Total assets H.014.74LS3
Losses adjusted and not due 343.3X.OO
Losses in suspense, waiting for
further proof 55,975.00
All other claims against the com
pany: Due to other companies for
reinsurance $1.051. 19
Contingency fund 20.442.56
All other indebtedness 4,500.00
Amount necessary to reinsure out
standing risks 3C2.41S.1S
Total liabilities $453,7U.?3
The greatest amount in any one risk
State of Indiana, Office of Auditor of State.
I, the undersigned, auditor of state of th
State of Indiana, hereby certify that ths
above is a correct copy of the statement ot
the condition of the above-mentioned com
pany on the 31st day of December. 1S09. as
shown by the original statement, and tl at
the said original statement Is now on file In
In testimony whereof I here
unto subscribe my name and r
SEAL. fix my official seal this 31st day
of January, 1300. ,
W. IL HART..
Auditor of State.
INDIANA STATE MANAGER:
DANIEL F. FLEENER,
5 Big Four Building.
ask him to sell his franchise. It is left to
Loftus to decide whether he will manag
the Orphans or own and control an Ameri
can League club.
Disappearance of a Hoy.
Gasper Fait, nine years old, is missing
from his home, at 1417 East Ohio street,
and his mother is much distressed on ac
count of his disappearance. lie Uft horn
shortly after noon yesterday to go to school
at building No. 14, on East Ohio street. He
did not go there and failed to return home
yesterday evening. A neighbor caw him on
Washington 6treet about 5 o'clock, which
is the last his family had heard of him up
to 2 o'clock this morning. The boy ha
very blonde hair and an attractive face.
A Baltimore minister was criticised be
cause he wore colored shirts, lie resent
ed the criticism by accepting the call of
a New York congregation at a hundred per
cent, increase in salary
Not FlriBK Now.
One time a British poet writer wrot
about the "Flying Dutchman." The Brit
ish army Is discovering that poets don't
know what they are singing: about some
times. An Epitaph.
Let the thick curtain falL
I bettor knew than all
How little I have gained.
How vast the unattained.
Kitchell's new Ellipsoid Panels. $3 doten.
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