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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURXAL FR DAY, NOVEMBER 21. 1902.
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C Biggs House, Ebbett House. Fairfax Hotel. W 11 lard Hotel. DENVER. O 'L.-Louthatn Jackson. Fifteenth and Lawrence streets. DATTON, O.-J. V. Wilkle. 29 South Jefferson street. COLUMBUS. O. Viaduct News Stand. 284 High street. Mr. Bryan says the weekly paper will upplant the dally as the political guide, counselor and friend of the people. Bryan's Commoner seems not to have been accept ed as a guide very widely in the late cam paign. The attempt to interfere with the running of a street railway in Schenectady. N. Y., by labor unions because its employes re fused to become members, has miserably failed, as It should. This should BS fcSS t ountry for all men, outside as well as in side of labor organisations. The independent Washington Post re marks that if the Democrats require that the Democratic candidate for President have his State back of him, he m ist live in Nevada. This is an assumption that the Democrats will not go to the South, the Democratic stronghold, for a candi date. The declaration of Commissioner Wright that the administration of the late Presi dent McKinley and that of his successor have managed the civil affairs of the Phil ippines upon a nonpartisan basis Is high commendation. In the words of President Roosevelt, slightly changed, "partisan feel ing has stopped at the water line." President Roosevelt showed a great deal of tact in his speeches at Memphis. Being, as it were, in the enemy's country, political ly speaking, he could not well allude to n tional Issues, but he made a strong point ot the nonpartisan administration of af fairs in the Philippines and of the valuable services of General Wright, a Democrat. New York representatives of some big combinations and trusts claim to have the assurance of prominent lawyers that Con gress cannot make the interstate-commerce law any more stringent than it now is without an amendment to the Constitu tion. But Attorney General Knox thinks differently, and he is as good a lawyer as any of them. Now that the Democrats in New York, with the aid of the Prohibitionists, have elected David B. Hill s candidate for at torney general, he hastens to declare that "no heroic measures are needed in dealing with the trusts, as great combina tions of capital have been formed to meet the expansion of commerce in this country during the last fifty years." Unless Representative Cannon should die before the organization of the next House there is scarcely a doubt that he will be the next sneaker. The actios of the Massa chusetts and New Hampshire delegation makes it certain that he is the choice of avery part of the country where Republlc an representatives are elected, except the support a few local candidates may have. It is doubtful if Mr. Bryan should be announced to speak in Tomllnson Hall whether he would have a fair audience of those calling themselves Democrats. If Mr. Cleveland had been announced to speak In that hall any time during 1S95 or 1896 It is doubtful if he would have had an au dience of Democrats. Such is the penalty paid by the few Democrats who stick to one set of principles four or live years St s ti One of the most remarkable labor strikes on record Is that of nearly 300 coal miners at Washington, Ind.. who struck on Wednesday in the Interest of the mules em ployed In the minea. They declared that the animals were not properly cared for. were often worked without having been fed or watered and that they themselves would not work unless the mules were better treated. It was a sympathy strike, and it did ho; the men. The shocking accident by which a news boy !ost both legs from being run over while trying to get on a street car should lead to the prohibition of newsboys board ing cars to ?ell papera. The practice is not only dangerous to them, but is a nul sanoa to car employes and passengers. The latter can easily buy newspapers on the streets, and newsboys should not be permitted to obstruct the steps and aisles of cars to the Inconvenience and sometimes the peril of passengers. It would be no hardship on the sssrsbojrs; sues actios would be In their interest as well as that f the public. If not so convenient tor those who par ticipate In state meetings like those which save been In session in this city the psst Wwek. it would be better for the reading public and the newspapers If one or two Should come at one time. Much that Is said at such meetings by township trustees. school superintendents and those connected with the State's charities Is of interest to newspaper readers, but no newspaper can give satisfactory report of the proceedings ' of three or four such associations In session at the same time. It may be difficult to get railroad rates for these associations sep- j arately. but that difficulty is trifling com- j pared with the larger attention which would be given to the proceedings of the meetings. More and more the affaire of State, county and township, as business matters, are claiming the attention of the people, consequently steps ihould be taken to emphasize the meetings held to discuss such affairs. RECOMMENDATIONS OK THE CON FERENCE OK CHARITIES. Many of the recommendations of the conference of charities to the Legislature are worthy of the consideration of that body, and sooner or later will be adopted in some form. The separation of the Om an's Prison and the Industrial School for Girls is the first need, and there is reason to believe that public opinion and state officials are in accord and that the incom ing Legislature will make provision for the separation. How to do it is an unsolved problem. It is also a very difficult prob sSSI to solve under existing conditions. The Legislature, afte investigating the subject, will probably be compelled to make an appropriation and leave the details to a commission. In regard to a hospital for Insane pris oners. Warden Reid, of the State Prison, has at small cost changed one of the buildings of the State Prison into a hospital for the criminal insane, which affords ample facilities for the care of that class of patients. It seems difficult to persuade those who should know about the State's institutions that a costly hospital, with an expensive staff, is not needed. Th3 wonder is that it never occurred to officials before. Now that the new hospital is in operation and is ample, the recom mendation need not be considered further. The care of epileptics is an important matter, and it seems that action looking to a separate institution for such unfortunates is desirable. The first thing is to ascertain what the State needs in that direction. It must be confessed that the information which the conference has given upon the subject was confusing rather than really informing. hat is suited to New York is not suited to Indiana. What New York can afford would bankrupt Indiana. The first thing to be done, if the project is to be taken up in a business manner, is to as 01 rtain what the State needs. This probably cannot be ascertained dur ing the present session of the Legislature, but that body can pro vide for a commission which shall Investi gate the conditions and present a plan suited to the needs of the State and recom mend to the Legislature of 1905 its execu tion. That may seem a long time, but it is far better that the Legislature should know what Is needed than to proceed without in formation an 1 get something which is not needed and which will be a needless burden to the State for years to come. Besides, the Woman's Prison and the Girls' Indus trial School is all that the State can safely undertake at one time. THE PRESIDENT'S VIEWS. The Washington correspondent of a city contemporary says that before he left on his hunting trip President Roosevelt com municated to several senators and repre sentatives his views on Important legisla tion, and that they may be summarized as follows: "First, he believes there should be anti-trust legislation; second, he be Heves the tariff should be modified." If any senator or representative now in Washington is imparting this information as something new or exclusive he should be reminded that it is all in the newspaper files of last summer. Beginning with a speech at Hartford, Conn., on Aug. 22, President Roosevelt delivered a number of speeches in New England in which he made his position regarding trusts and trust legislation very clear. Later, in his speech at Logansport, this State, on Sept. 22, he defined his position regarding tariff revision. He declared himself in favor of such legislation as would "correct the ir regularities and remove the incongruities produced by changing conditions." but without impairing the principle of protec tion. "The one consideration." he said, "which must never be omitted in a tariff change Is the imperative need of prest rv ing the American standard of living for the American workingman." He declared against any inconsiderate action, and said his personal preference would be "for ac tion which should be taken only after pre liminary Inquiry by and upon the findings of a body of experts of such high character and ability that they could be trusted to deal with the subject purely from the standpoint of our business and industrial th i'ds." In other words, he favored the ap pointment of a tariff commission and, as he said, "treating the whole question ptt rr.arily from the standpoint of the business interests of the entire country, rather than from the standpoint of the fancied Interests of any group of politicians." These views of the President were stated in public speeches and not in confidential communi cations to members of Congress. A NEW CI BAN TREATY IRORAHl.E. The prospect is Improving for the nego tiation of a satisfactory commercial treaty between the United States and Cuba. It has been understood that Cuban opposition to the treaty, a copy of which was sent to President Palma several weeks ago. was based on the ground that while the United Slates granted a rebate of 20 per cent, in duties on Cuban products imported into this country, it demanded a lowering of Cuban duties on American imports that would cause a material decrease In Cuban revenues. It Is not desirable that there should be any material decrease of Cuban revenues. A good deal of money is needed to repair the ravages of war. for internal improvements and for the ASTSlopsSSnl of the Island generally. It would be unfor tunate if any act of the United States should cause such a decrease in Cuban revenues as would seem oppressive or un fair. Itte advices from Havana indicate that this difficulty Is likely to be overcome. It is said to bo understood there that Colonel Bliss, who has gone to Cuba under spe cial Instructions, will propose a different method of compensating the United States for her reduction of duties on Cuban im ports. Instead of asking Cuba to make a reduction in her duties on Amerh-an Im ports It Is SfJd she will be asked to In crease her duties en imports from all other countries, leaving the rates on American imports as they are now. This would not involve the lowering of any duties, and, of course, would not decrease Cuban reve nues, while at the same time it would give the United States a preference over other countries in Cuban trade because the duties on Imports from other countries being Increased above the present schedule, while those on American products remain unchanged, would give the United States a distinct advantage. Cuba's revenue, in stead of being reduced, would be Increased, while the lowering of duties on Cuban prod ucta Imported into the United States would give her a satisfactory entry to the Amer ican market. A treaty framed on this line would insure real reciprocity of trade and be advantageous to both countries. Other countries would doubtless protest against the discriminating duties against them, but that need not matter. It is the busi ness of the United States and Cuba to look out for themselves. DISFRANCHISEMENT IN THE .FEDERAL COURTS. When such papers as the Washington Star declare that "the State which Insists on materially limiting the suffrage within its borders should be limited in a like ex tent in her representative strength in Con gnss and in the Electoral College," there is ground to hope that the disfranchise ment of the colored men because they are such Is to receive more general attention than it has. It matters not that this opin ion is called forth by taking of the dis franchising provisions of the Virginia Con stitution to the United States Court; the fact that independent newspapers like the Star are commenting upon the subject indi cates a desire to have so important a ques tion settled upon its merits. The question has been raised whether the election in Virginia was a legal one, based as It was upon an amendment to the State Constitution by which thousands of citizens who had voted in previous elec tions were disfranchised and whose votes, under the Constitution of the United States, should have been accepted and counted. There is no doubt as to the purpose of those who have amended the constitutions of several Southern States in respect to suffrage. They did not conceal their de sign in any respect. It was to get rid of the colored voters without disfranchising the whites who are In the same condition as are the negroes. If the Illiteracy re striction had applied to whites as well as blacks, no complaint could have been made. Of the right of the States to exclude Il literates from the franchise there can be no doubt. Suffrage is not a natural right, but one created by law. It Is possible that the Southern States have the right to dis franchise because of race or color, but, when they did this, by the Constitution their representation In Congress should be reduced in proportion to the number of voters disfranchised. The question which will come to the Supreme Court is whether or not a State which has denied suffrage to citizens because of race shall retain Its present representation In Congress and In the Electoral College. Of course, there will be the usual talk about sectional differences and the bitterness growing out of the war for the Union, but it cannot have weight, now that disfranchisement has become a matter of interpretation of the Constitution by the Supreme Court of the United States. There Is much to be said in favor of the movement of township trustees for higher compensation. Years ago, when money was scarce and wages were half what they now are, and the duties of trustees were light, two dollars a day was a reasonable compensation. But times have changed; even the teachers the trustee employs, who are by no means liberally paid, get double the compensation teachers received years ago when the compensation of the trustee was fixed. The compensation should be adequate to the quality of the service re quired. The township trustee has many re sponsibilities. The taxation of townships, usually the larger part of the taxes im posed, depends largely upon his business capacity. Men of the best judgment, the best business ability and Integrity are needed. Such men will not serve for half pay, but plenty of men are eager to fill the office who are not worth any compensa tion. As one of the most Important offices in the State, every influence should be put forth to elevate it in the public estimation so that well-qualified men will seek it. There can be no better way to do this than to give the trustee a fab compensation. An evening paper declares that the duty of the Governor Is ended, so far as the public Institutions are concerned, when he has appointed the boards. Sworn to see that the laws are executed, he must, under this theory, not visit and inspect institu tions to see that their affairs are properly managed; he should permit them to over draw their appropriations and use money voted for one purpose for another than that for which it is voted; he should not inquire If appropriations are devoted to the purposes for which they are Voted, and it is no affair of his if a superintendent conceals a debt of several thousand dollars year after year, as was discovered a few months ago in one institution. In other words, the chosen head of a great business, as is the management of the State's in stitutions, must not look after its condi tion after he has appointed men to manage its several branches. The people of Indi ana had that sort of irresponsible admin istration for years, and they are pleased with the change to thorough executive oversight. The local Democratic organ says that "since Mayor Bookwalter came into office there has been no pretense of street re pair;" that "he has let them go to de struction as rapidly as they would," and that "his neglect of repair work has been inexcusable." These charges come with poor grace from a iaper that defended every act of the successive Taggart admlnlstra tions. Many of the street pavements which are now in the worst condition were worn out during the Taggart regime, and wen bequeathed by him to his succesaor. to gether with an empty treasury. Mayor Bookwalter has only been in office thirteen months. The condition of the streets is little if any worse now than when he came into office, and the time has been too short for him to have inaugurated any general system of street repairs. He shows an in telligent grasp of the situation and a de termination to do something, which Is more than Mr. Taggart ever did during the years i hat the pavements were wearing out. In his testimony before the coal commis sion Mr. Mitchell spoke 0f the union that recent Ur rTjpottH a member for belonging to the New York National Guard as "a lit- T tie local organization" of no consequence. But it is allied with a national organiza tion, and Mr. Mitchell should have known that the Illinois State Federation of Labor has taker, the same ground. It is interest ing to note, by the way, that the Grand Army of the Republic In New York has repudiated Douglas H. Pratt, recording secretary of the union at Schenectady, who was mainly instrumental In having Potter expelled. THE HUMORISTS. I nklnd. Columbia Jester. Cbolly-Do you know. Mis Sharp, I believe som people Inherit thlr stupidity. Miss Sharp But, Mr. Paphead, it is not proper to speak that way of your parents. Supplemental Yell. Rip! Rip! Rip! Amputate! Saw! Beef on the black eye. Raw! Raw! Raw! New York Press. Explained nt Last. The boy stood on the burning deck Because he was afraid. He couldn't swim to save his neck And that was why he stayed. Philadelphia Press. t onf using. Washington Star. "Tou say the old Assyrians wrote on bricks?" "Yes," answered the professor. "It muft hav been confusing. A tourist couldn't be sure whether he was looking at a serial story or a block of houses." An Alibi. Philadelphia Press. "Now, Johnny," said the Sunday school teach er, "can you tell me who carried off the gates of Oaza?" "No, ma'am," replied Johnny, promptly, "I wasn't cut with the boys this Halloween, and so I didn't have anything to do with it." Leg-ally Safe. New York Times. "Ephem, s'pose de good Lawd should come down an' look inter yer eye an' say. 'Ephem. what hab you done wid all dose chickens dat yer hab stols? What would yer say?" "Parson, I mought say dat my old 'ooman cooked 'em, but you knows dat a man ain't bound to testify agin his wife." Willing to Oblige. Chloago New. Wife But why don't you want me to buy your neckties any more? Husband Well er I'd rather buy them my self than have you go to all that trouble. Wife But I like to do things for you. Husband Oh, In that case I'll let you look after the furnace this winter. NOVEL FOOD EXPERIMENT PROF. W. H. WILEY TO MAKE TETS ON TWELVE VOI MEN. Will rrovlde Six with Pare Edibles and Six with Meats Treated with Chemicals. WASHINGTON, Nov. .-Prof. W. H. Wiley, chief of the Bureau of Chemistry of the Agricultural Department, next Mon day will begin a series of experiments on twelve young men in government employ for the purpose of testing the physiological effects of the use o'f meats preserved with borax and other chemicals. The experi ments will be made with a view to deciding what basis there is for objections of the German government to American meats on the ground that borax and other chemicals used in their preservation are injurious to public health. The twelve young men selected are vol unteers, and all are young and vigorous. Each has pledged himself during the period the tests are to last to abstain from food and drink except as It may be permitted by Professor Wiley. They are nearly all of them employed In the scientific bureaus of the Agricultural Department. Six of them will be fed on "pure" foods, untreated meats and vegetables, while the other six will partake of the same fare submitted to chemical treatment. This arrangement will continue for about two weeks, and then the government boarders will change their diet, those not eating chemically treated food adopting such a regime while the j others get untreated rations, and at the end of two weeks reversing their diet again. The men will be weighed before each meal and careful notes will be taken of their appearance each day. The last Congress made an appropriation and au thorized the Agricultural Department to conduct experiments to discover what ef fect, if any, the chemicals used on meats would have on human beings. Prqfessor Wiley, in speaking of the ex periments to-day, said: "The best food obtainable will be given to the boys. The fare will not be lavish, but will be above that of the average boarding house and will include all the vegetables and meats of the season. The young men who will submit to the experiment have taken oaths to abstain from all food not prepared by us, and I have confidence in them. Of COUTSS, it would not do to give their names. They are clerks working for small salaries, and the item of free board will be a big one to them. They will get their food without cost for a year or more. The ex periments will be conducted by the govern ment to demonstrate what effects borax, sa lyclllc acid, formaldehyde, benzoic acid, b nzoate of soda, sulphurous acid and other chemicals used for preserving food stuffs have on the health of the consumers of such foods." MOTHER S ALLEGED CRUELTY. Scven-Year-Old Girl Said to Hare Reen Rrntally Mlatreated. LONDON, Nov. 20. Extraordinary charges of cruelty on the part of a mother to a child, recalling the Montague case in the north of Ireland, which created a world wide interest about ten years ago, are now being heard at the Old Bailey. In the pres ent case Mrs. Annie Penruddocke. of Comp ton Park, "Wiltshire, the wife of a magis trate and a large landed proprietor, was charged with brutally assaulting and ill treating her seven-year-old daughter. The court was filled with fashionably attired women, many of whom were leaders of the County society of Wiltshire and close trtSMI of the defendant. Several of the best known counsel were engaged. Accord ing to the statement of the crown prose cutor, which was corroborated by govern esses and servants, the cruelties had been going on for two years, and included beat ing the child with nettles, systematic neg iert, ill-treatment, assault and partial star vation. One form of punishment was to make the child, which is named Letltia. stand on the bough of a tree in inclement weather for hours at a time. Hint for thr President. Chicago Chronicle (Dem.) The Chickasaw Guards, of Memphis, would not parade In honor of the President because of the Booker Washington dinner. If Colonel Roosevelt does not wish the Chickasaw Guards to secede from the Cnlon altogether he will hereafter submit to them his list of dinner invitations for inspection and revision. Rlffht for Once. Chicago Post. Bryan does not see anything in the recent elections to change the political situation. He Is rtfht. it was practically all Repub lican before and it Is, if anything, a little more so now. SOCIALISM GROWING IT MISTERS t.4l VOTES IX THE FEDERATION OF LABOR. Comes Within RIO of Committing the Organisation to Industrial Co operative Democracy. MINERS WITH SOCIALISTS OX AM AMENDMENT OFFERED BY DELEGATE W. B. WILSON1. Exoneration of President Gompers of the Charges of Infidelity to Trade I 11 ion Principle. NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 20. -The Socialists came within 400 votes of securing control of the convention of the American Federa tion of Labor to-day. The struggle lasted almost the entire day and a number of able speeches were made on both sides, notably those of D. A. Hayes, James Dun can and President Gompers, against the Socialists, and Victor Berger, Max Hayes and W. B. Wilson, of the United Mine Workers, in behalf of the resolution. In troduced by Delegate Berger and amended by Delegate Wilson In a manner acceptable to Berger. The debate lasted until 6 o'clock In the evening, when a roll call showed 4.744 votes against the amendment of Mr. Wilson and 4,344 in favor of it. The miners voted solidly in favor of the amendment. No business was transacted in the con vention during the day other than that of the debate and the report of the committee which investigated the Gompers-Shaffer trouble. President Gompers was exonerated of the charges of infidelity to the principles of trades unions, said to have been made by the president of the Amalgamated As sociation of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers. The special committee which has conducted the investigation reported to that effect this morning. The charges against Mr. Gompers fell aa flat as a piece of dough dropped from the clouds. The, committee reported that when Mr. Shaffer appeared before it he declared that he had not at any time, either in writing, or otherwise, made any charges against Mr. Gompers of infidelity to trades unionism, nor did he desire to before the committee. P. J. Sheridan, who brought up in the convention the resolution which resulted in the Investigation, was also present at the hearing and was asked if it was true that Mr. Shaffer had made any charges before the last convention of the iron, steel and tin workers against Mr. Gompers. and he replied that he had. Mr. Shaffer denied it. Mr. Sheridan offered to read the minutes of the meeting at which the charges were said by him to have been made. Mr. Shaf fer objected to this because the minutes were those of a secret meeting, and if read by Mr. Sheridan it would involve him in trouble with his own organization for di vulging the inner workings of the conven tion. The conrmittee decided that the ques tion of veracity between Mr. Shaffer and Mr. Sheridan was something with which It had nothing to do, and, there being no charges against Mr. Gompers, there was nothing to do but return a finding to the effect that Mr. Gompers was completely exonerated. This was done, and the report was adopted by the convention. The convention then entered upon an ex tended debate in which at times consider able feeling was shown on the resolutions introduced by Victor L. Berger, of Milwau kee, committing the convention to the doc trines of socialism. The committee on reso lutions reported as a similar committee had reported at the Scranton convention of last year that the principles of the trades union movement contain all that is neces sary at the present time for the advance ment cf the workingmen of the country. Delegate Max Hayes offered a substitute for the report of the committee to the ef fect that the Federation advise the work ing people to organize their economic and political power to secure for labor the full equivalent of its toil and the overthrow of the wage system and establishing an in dustrial co-operative democracy. The sub stitute was ruled out of order by the chair as being a substitute for the report of the commitee, which was a substitute for the original resolution. Delegate Hayes then offered it as an amendment and it was so admitted by the chair. Delegate Wilson proposed to amend the amendment by striking out the words "and the overthrowai of the wage system and establishing an industrial co-operative de mocracy." Delegate Hayes declared this acceptable to him, but no action was taken and the debate proceeded. From 2 o'clock in the afternoon until 5:40 o'clock the debate went on. President Gompers being the last speaker. He urged the union men to adhere closely to union principles, declaring that their success is greater than it would be if they followed any other decision than that under which thev were organized. A motion made by Delegate C. H. Barter to lay the matter on the table was lost. A roll call was de manded, the vote being on the adoption of the Wilson amendment to the Berger reso lution. It was lost by a vote of 4,744 to 4.344. Fend of the Knights Renewed. WASHINGTON. Nov. 20. The feud which has existed for some time in the Knights of Labor has broken out afresh and Simon Burns, of Pittsburg, and John Tiernan, of Pittsburg; Henry A. Hltt, New York; T. H. Canning. Boston, and J. F. Mearl have been arrested on a warrant charging forci ble entry. It Is charged that these men came here from Niagara Falls, where one faction of the Knights has been holding a convention, with the intention of getting possession of the headquarters of the organization. It is further charged that thev entered the building through an upper window. Secretary-treasurer Hayes was informed of the movement and he im mediately swore out the warrants for their arrest. The case was immediately heard in the Police Court and the hearing was continued until Monday. The men were re leased In $100 bail each. Concession to Workmen. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. Secretary Moody to-day made an Important ruling by which employes in the government navy yard are allowed to present to the board of wages direct any questions affecting the rate of wages. This matter came up at the League Island navy yard, Philadelphia, but the secretary states that this decision is to form a precedent and will apply to all navy yards of the government. Heretofore it has been the custom at navy yards for workmen having complaints to make in re gard to the wages paid to appeal to the ion-man of the yard, who in turn presented such data as he saw fit to the board of wages. The secretary's ruling gives the workmen in the various government navy yards the right of petition direct to the board of wages and eliminate dealing with subordinates. FOR LACK OF FUNDS. (CONCLUDED from FIRST PAGE.) transport Sumner and ordered to this city for duty at the general hospital. Washing ton barracks. Second Lieut. E. N. Johnson, corps of engineers, has been ordered to New York for examination for promotion. Leaves of abseinee have been granted as follows: First Lieut. A. P. S. Hyde, artil lerv corps; Second Lieut. E. M. Norton. Sixth infantry; First Lieut. Charles C Winnia. Fourteenth Cavalry, one months extension in each case. A Sew Filipino Party. WASHINGTON. Nov. 20 The "Demo cratic party" is the latest addition to the political organizations in the Philippines, according to a dispatch received at the War Department. Prominent Filipinos have identified themselves with the party, among them General Lukban. who organ ized and led the insurgents on the Island of Samar. and who was in command of the insurgents at the time of the Balanglgs massacre. The new party will demand modification of the present administration in the Philippines so as to afford s greater degree of self-government; the immediate establishment of two legislative chambers, both chambers to be elected in accordance with suffrage laws as they obtain in this country, and that the acts passed by the two chambers shall become laws without further action. It is said that General Lukban may establish a newspaper which will advocate the principles of the new party. Loss of Life In Guatemala Small. WASHINGTON. Nov. 20 Mr. A. Lazo Arriaga. the minister from Guatemala to the United States, has just received from his government letters and telegrams stat ing that the teports published in this coun try about the loss of life and property caused by the eruption of the Santa Maria volcano are exaggerated. While It Is true that a part of the present coffee crop is lost, the dispatches say it is generally ex pected that most of the plantations of the affected district will recuperate. The loss of life was very small. Minister Lazo Ar riaga to-night emphatically denied reports that bands of robbers were swarming the desolated sections, robbing and murdering refugees, and said the official correspond ence just received by him showed that such outrages could not be perpetrated. Part of Gnnboat's Crew in Irons. WASHINGTON. Nov. 20-The Isla de Luzon, one of the Spanish gunboats cap tured at Manila bay by Admiral Dewey, is en route to New York, with forty-eight men In Irons. The vessel, which has been doing guard dqty in the Philippines for three years, started recently for New York from Manila via Singapore. Advices re ceived at the War Department indicate that on the trip to Singapore some of the machinery on the boat shifted badly, creat ing a panic among the crew and causing a substantial mutiny. The result was the placing of forty-eight of her crew in irons. After her capture the Luton was repaired at Hong-Kong, and it is said that the re pairs were not properly made. YALE-HARVARD BATTLE TWO GREAT COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAMS READY FOR THE FRAY. Tickets Taken from Speculators Michigan-Minnesota Game to Be Played at Ann Arbor. NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Nov. 20. The sub stitutes of the Yale football eleven were permitted to break training to-night with a big dinner at their training table. The keynote of the banquet was confidence that the Yale team will win the game. The same feeling was noticeable on the campus to-night and on the field earlier in the day. Nearly one thousand students marched to the field, led by the Old Guard Band, and cheered themselves hoarse. The spectators did not see much playing by the 'varsity regulars, for they were not required to do hard work nor any scrimmaging. They were sent up and down the length of the field several times in signal practice, and under Bowman's and Vanderpool's punts. Later the half backs were given catching practice. The seniors who have been on the squad were drilled as second and third elevens and given a brief but spirited line up. There was no scoring and the play was more in fun than in earnest. Harvard is expected here to-morrow afternoon. A company of Yale undergraduates will pay a visit of respect to friends in the Harvard contingent at the I'equot clubhouse. An extraordinary scene was witnessed here to-night when Yale students made an attack on the ticket speculators and re lieved them of every ticket for the Yale Harvard football game In their possession. The speculators were given the regulation price, $2, for every ticket ta':en. In several instances when the ticket dealers remon strated they were roughly handled. Tfie exorbitant prices demanded by speculators for tickets had aroused the student body and they decided to take the matter into their own hands. Most of the tickets taken were on the Harvard side of the field and were obtained in Boston by the speculators. A few tickets on the Yale side of the field were found, however, and as every ticket bears the name of the student to whom it was issued it is expected that there will be interesting developments, in view of the fact that the football management some time ago threatened to publish the names of students whose tickets were found in the hands of speculators. Case of Player Glass. SYRACCSE. N. Y., Nov. 20. Local foot ball men are aroused over the controversy concerning the athletic status of Glass, the Yale guard, who is a resident of this city. It is not known that any specific charges have been made, but according to a report here Glass is suspected of having played in a game at Ogdensburg, N. Y., in 1. with a team from this city, which included Syracuse University men, playing under an assumed name. The local men who at tended the Ogdensburg game declare that Glass was not there. Other Syracusans assert that he was In this city all of the day in question, and they aver the report that he received $20 for playing in that game of necessity has no foundation. He ranks here as a pure amateur. CAMBRIDGE. Mass., Nov. 20. Professor Hellis, chairman of the Harvard athletic committee, said to-night that Glass comes from a family of high standing in Syra cuse, and with ample means available, and there was no need for him to play football for money. He thoroughly believed Glass to be eligible for the Yale 'varsity team. Finishing; Touches at Harvard. CAMBRIDGE. Mass.. Nov. 20. The fin ishing touches were given to the Harvard 'varsity eleven's practice on Soldiers' Field to-day. The team will leave Harvard square at 8:45 to-morrow morning. The men to be taken follow: C. A. Barnard. E. B. Bowditch. R. M. Blalkie. J. D. Clark. W. J. Clothier, R. Coburn, L. J. Daly. H. C. Force, T. H. Gravdon. W. T. Harrison, E. C. Hovey. E. J. Hurley, J. D. Jones. R. P. Kernan (captain), J. A. Knowles, I. N. Knowlton. R. D. Leatherbee. C A. Lyon. W. C. Mathews. H. K. Mason, T. G. Meier, T. O. Mills. J. L. Motley. A. Marshall. C. B Marshall. F. H. Noyes, R. Overson, A. s c den. . snilman. W. 8. Whitwell, S. Wilder and C. E. Bright. a., . v .lL.ng u.e sopnomore at football 10 to 0 to-day the -Harvard seniors break the college record by taking the class cham pionship for four successive years. WILL PLAY AT AVX ARBOR. Minnesota Overruled hy the Mlehl- Kan Athletic Board. ANN ARBOR. Mich., Nov. 20-At 11 o'clock to-night Michigan University Ath letic Board of Control decided to play the Michigan-Minnesota football game on Thanksgiving day in Ann Arbor, on Ferry Field, instead of at Detroit. The reasons given for holding to Ann Arbor In spite of protests from Detroit and Minneapolis are greater convenience and better accommo dations for a crowd of fifteen thousand peo ple, a better gridiron, and utter imprac ticability of the Detroit field. Minnesota mildly advised playing at Detroit to the last, but was overruled. John Hancock's Business Reealled. NEW YORK. Nov. 20.-An attorney of the city has filed a petition, says a Boston dis patch to the Times, ssking that he be ap pointed administrator of the estate of John Hancock, the revolutionary patriot. John Hancock, late in the eighteenth century, was, to some extent, an underwriter, tak ing insurance risks on vessels out of the port of Boston at the time when relations between France and this country were strained. Some of the vessels so insured by Hancock were captured by French priva teers and condemned in the French prise courts. The underwriters then had to pay the Insurance and Hancock, like many oth ers, was a loser in this way. The purpose of the appointment of an administrator is to recover from the United States the mon ey which John Hancock was compelled to pay. SLUMP IN THE PRACTICE IM UIH l. FOOTBALL TEAM SCORED AGAINST BY THE SCR IDS. Governor's Proposed Vlait to the tal eraity V t re Maine'. Practice No HaaoTer-Franklin Game. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. LAFAYETTE. Ind.. Nov. . Governor Durbin is expected to visit Purdue Uni versity next Monday or Tuesday, in com pany with the visiting committee spiotnt- ed by him to investigate 8tate Institutions and report to the next session of the Leg islature. In preparation for the expected visit President Stone has announced that there will be a parade of the entire student body and In addition a review of the cadet corps of two battalions. To-day a commit tee, composed of Commandant Ira L. Reeves, Profs. W. K Holt and W. D. Pence, was appointed to arrange for other entertainment for the visitors, and it is intended that the day. although it Is not yet specifically known whether It will ba Monday or Tuesday, shall be one of the gala ones of the college year. It will be the first time that the entire number of students has been formed in a body and the first time that the whole cadet corps has been assembled at one time. The com bined departments of the corps will num ber about Too men and will be led by the band. On the campus the artillery will fire a salute of seventeen guns In honor of the Governor, and the troops will form In a line nearly half a mile long. The -it of the Governor's party, it is intended, shall afford an opportunity to show the in creased attendance and correspondingly cramped condition of the university For some reason the Purdue 'Varsity football team took a decided slump In last night's practice and the second eleven seemed to have little difficulty in advanc ing the ball and plowing up the regulars line. The spectacular feature of the game was a ninety-yard run by Zimmerman, of the scrubs, who placed the ball between the 'varsity's goal posts. 1 ' EARLHAN COLLEGE. Progress of Athletic Leagse Plans Resignation of Captain Tuttle. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. RICHMOND. Ind., Nov. 20 A meeting of the athletic association of Earlham Col lege was held yesterday. The purpose was to hear the report of Representative Graves and take some action on the same. Mr. Graves attended Saturday at Indianapolis a meeting of representatives from Hanover, Wabash and Franklin. The meeting was called by Hanover for the purpose of de vising means of furthering the athletic interests of the secondary schools of ths State. A league of the secondary colleges was proposed and Earlham was asked to draw up and present s constitution. In the meeting at Indianapolis it was sug gested that the league have control of foot ball, baseball, tennis, track meets and all kinds of indoor and outdoor athletic sports. The report of Mr. Graves was accepted. The idea of a league seemed to please all and a committee was appointed to draw up a constitution. Prof. R. L Sackett. Win. Trester and Mr. Graves were appointed on this committee. Last night was the first time during the week that Reld Field could be used be cause of the mud. Still, work has been done each evening on the campus. The crushing defeat of Saturday seems to havo left considerable spirit and enthusiasm in the players. Two teams with from six to ten subs have been out each evening. Der rick and Hobbs are back in the game, and with a coach to select the players on their merits, lively competition is going on for positions in the big Thanksgiving gamo with Rose Polytechnic. Captain Tottis, who played such a star game last year, has resigned. He has played in very few winning games this year and has not made the showing he did last year. Although he will not be in the game, he will assist Coach Clark. Ratcllff, who played a star game against Wittenberg, will be gln Tuttle's place. Notre name Is Working; Hsrd. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. SOUTH BEND. Ind.. Nov. . The Notrs Dame 'varsity squad was kept busy yes terday afternoon. Fansler, who was play ing the end position on the scrubs' eleven, was injured just before the teams came In, but it Is thought that he will not be laid ' up for any length of time. The scrubs had the ball the entire afternoon and 'varsity was kept busy watching the re serves' trick play, which were tried from time to time, but not with great success. The reserves were downed back of the Uns repeatedly and at one time lost forty yards on five attempts to carry the ball. Salmon is well pleased with the eleven's work and Is confident that there will be little diffi culty In winning from De Pauw. Game Caueeled Beeause of Death. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. HANOVER. Ind . Nov. .-Paul C. Rin gle, of South Bend, Ind., died at 9 o'clock last night of typhoid fever, after an illness of three weeks. The body III be taken to South Bend. Friday, for burial. Out of re spect for Ringle, who was a member of ths football squad, the game with Franklin College, which was scheduled for Fridsjr, has been canceled. An effort will be made to secure a post -season game. Shot hy a Sophomore. TIFFIN. O . Nov. JO Late last night Ed ward Zechiel. of Culver, Ind., and Roy Sachman. of Marion. O.. members of ths freshman class in Heidelberg University, were seriously wounded by a shotgun in the hands ol a member of the sophomore class. The freshmen attempted to steal the conveyances of the sophomon s. who were holding a class party several miles in the country, and were met by the soph omores, with th result stated. Seored on a Safety. Special to thf Indianapolis Journal. MADISON. Ind., Nov. 20. Madison scored on a safety in a football game with Co lumbus this afternoon and won by the score of 2 to 0. SSO.OOO for Yale Law Sehool. NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. .-By ths terms of the will of the late Augustus E. Lines, of this city, after the death of his widow $50.000 Is to go to the Yale Law 8chooI for the support of a professorship of testamentary law. Missouri Defeats Iowa. IOWA CITY, Is., Nov. .-Missouri, f; Iowa, 0. Mall Bag Catcher Tested. SPRINGFIELD. O.. Nov. 30. A success ful test of the new automatic mail-bag catcher and deliverer was made to-day before the committee appointed by the postmaster general, consisting of E. J. Ryan. Boston; J. H. Crew. Washington; 8. W. Gaines. Fort Worth. Tex.: V. J. Bradley. New York; O. T. Holloway and H. A. White. Cincinnati; Thomas P. Gra ham. Washington, and E. I. West. Chl orr Th )mi transfer was made at s speed of seventy-six miles an hour with full mavlmiim uelwrM tnll Iimiim of fiftV pounds, the device delivering the bag to the post and receiving another. The test was a complete success. Ivory White for the world's Fair. ST. LOUIS. Mo.. Nov. . Ivory white Is the color decided upon to-day by the Louis iana Purchase Exposltlor officials for the buildings. Ivory white has a tinge of .i low and in that respect differs from the color of the Chicago fair. Circular letters are being mailed to IMft banks in the country offering for sale of the 280.000 souvenir gold dollar. by the government for the exposition. Maay IsfVSJS Reported Lost. VIENNA. Nov. 20 A Bucharest paper publishes an unconfirmed report that the steamer Bosnls, belonging to the Dork) 4k Rubattino Company, loaded with cereals, has foundered In a gale in the Black sea, off Sullns, st the mouth of the Danube. One hundred and fifty persons axe reported to haw perished.