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VOL 13 3 < WASHINGTON D 0 SATURDAY UR MAY 3 1 1902 2 NO N 18 S 1 1VOL
Trampled to Death in a PhiladelphiaCigar Philadelphia PhiladelphiaCljar PhiladelphiaCigar
Cigar Factory FactoryTHREE FactoryTUREB FactoryT1IREU
Aa Accident to a Deaf DeatandDumb snd Dpmb Janitor JanitorCauses JaaltorCauses JanitorCauaea
Causes a StampedeTwelve Stampede Twelve Hundred HundredPersons UuallrellPerloas HundredPersona
Persons Were at Work In the Build Buildlot Buildlor Bulidlog
lot When tbe Janitor Wai Caught by bythe bytbe bythe
the Elevator end hurlPhiladelphia Hurl HurlPhiladelphia lIurtPhiladelphia
Philadelphia Special SpecialAll An unfortu unfortunate ullfortuIlate unfortunate ¬
nate accident to a deaf and dumb boy boyIsador boyIsador boyIsador
Isador Baccus was directly responsible responsiblefor
for the death of ofeight eight girls the fatal in injury illjury fnjury ¬
jury of three others and the serious in injury inJury injury ¬
jury of more than 40 employed in the thecigar thecigar thecigar
cigar factory of Harburger Homan HomanCa HomanCO 8 8Co
Ca Co a branch of the American Tobacco TobaccoCompany TobaccoCompany TobaccoCompany
Company at Tenth street and Washing Washington Washington Washington ¬
ton avenue avenueThe avenueThe avenueThe
The building in which the disaster oc occurred occurred occurred ¬
curred is five stories high of brick and andextends andextends andextends
extends an entire block Twelve hun hundred hl1l1dred hundred ¬
dred persons were at work there at the thetime thetime thetime
time of the accident go percent of whom whomwere whomwere whomwere
were girls ranging in age age from 12 years yearsupward yearsupward ears earsupward
upward upwardThe
The trouble began on the fourth floorBaccus floor floorBaccus noorBaccus
Baccus who was janitor of the thebuilding thebuildingstarted thebuildingstarted building buildingStarted
Started for the fifth floor for a ball of oftwine oftwine oftwine
twine The elevator was at the top of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the shaft and Baccus Bac us pulled the rope to tobring tobring tobring
bring it down He opened the door lead leading leading leading ¬
ing to the shaft and leaned forward tosee to to1see tosee
see where the carriage was As he did so sothe sothe sothe
the elevator which was descending slowly slow slowly slowly ¬
ly struck him across the back of the theneck theneck theneck
neck pinioning his head between the ele elevator elevator elevator ¬
vator and the floor floorA floorA floorA
A stock boy relased Baccus and cried criedfor criedfor criedfor
for help The foreman rushed from the thebuilding thebuilding thebuilding
building to call an ambulance and almost almostimmediately almostimmediately almostimmediately
immediately there was a panic panic among amongthe amongthe amongthe
the employes Some of the younger girls girlsfainted girlsfainted
f fainted while others not being beinlhlhle able to tocontrol tocontrol tocontrol
control their feelings criedFire cried criedFire criedFire
Fire FireThere FireThere I IThere
There was a mad rush for or the stairwayleading stairway stairwayleading tairwayleading
leading into Tenth street The girls girlsplunged girlsplunged girlsplunged
plunged down the narrow staircase staircase until untilthey untilthey untilthey
they reached a bend b nd in the exit between betweenthe betweenthe betweenthe
the second and third floors floorsIn floorsIn floorsIn
In their earnestness to escape the thefrightened thefrightened thefrightened
frightened leaders fell Others immedi immediately immediately immediately ¬
ately following tripped over the struggling strug struggling struggling ¬
gling mass and in less than a minute minutethere minutethere minutethere
there were hundreds of girls scrambling scramblingin
in the passageway The shrieks and andscreams andscreams andscreams
screams of the terrorstricken could be beheard beheard beheard
heard for or a block or more moreIn moreIn moreIn
In the excitement an alarm of fire was wasturned wasturned wasturned
turned in but before the engines could couldreach couldreach couldreach
reach the scene several of the girls had hadrushed hadrushed hadrushed
rushed to the windows and jumped to the thestreet thestreet thestreets
street streets a distance of over 50 feet Helen HelenTolini HelenTolim Helenfount
fount one of those who jumped was wasalmost wasalmost wasalmost
almost instantly killed killedWhen killedWhen killedWhen
When the firemen and policemen ar arrived arrived arrived ¬
rived every effort was made to quiet the theterrorized theterrorized theterrorized
terrorized girls The firemen rushed up upthe upthe upthe
the stairway and begged them to be calm calmtelling calmtelling calmtelling
telling them that there was absolutely absolutelyno absolutel absolutelno
no danger but the sight of the firemer firemerseemed I firenrecseemed remer remerseemed
seemed only to make the panic worse worseThe worseThe worseThe
The work of rescuing the girls fron fronthe fronthe fronthe
the windows was necessarily tedious tediousThey tediousThey tediousThey
They were so excited that they did lid no noseem noseem noseem
seem to understand the pleadings of thi tlufiremen thifiremen thlfiremen
firemen At nearly every window of tin tinhuge thlhu ththuge
huge hu e structure were girls screaming sc eamlng ant anccrying antcrym meerym
crying erym for help Many were so exciter cxcitecthat exciterthat excitecthat
that it t was with the greatest difficult difficultthey difficultthey dittiicuity dittiicuitythey
they were prevented from jumping fron fronthe fronthe frostthe
the building notwithstanding that thenwas then thenwas thenwas
was not a sign of a fire and their resent resentseemed res resent resentseemed CUI CUIseemed
seemed only the work of a few mo moments mowents moments
Town Destroyed by Fire FireFindlay FIreFindlay FireFindlay
Findlay 0 SpecialCastar Special Castar ar aroil aroil amoil
oil town of 500 inhabitants 20 miler milernorth miiei miieinorth mi minorth
north of here was totally destroyed bj b bfire
fire the origin of which cannot be learn learned learned learned
ed owing owing to the fact that telephone anc anctelegraph anctelegraph anctelegraph
telegraph wires arc broken and all com conmuntcation communication communication
munication to the town is shut off A
high wind was blowing which preventec preventecany preventecany preventecany
any possible chance of saving the town townbut townAid townAid
Aid was sent from surrounding towns townsbut townsbut
but to no avail The loss which wilexceed wil wil1exceed wilexceed
exceed 60000 includes nine stores anc ancscores anc ancscores ancscores
scores of dwellings dwellingsFatal dwellingsfatal dwellingsralal
Fatal Revolver Dud DudEl DlldE1 DuelEl
El Paso Tex Special SpecialSheeney SpecialSheeneyHarris SpecialSheeneyHarris Sheeney SheeneyHarris
Harris was shot through the th heart here hereby her herby hereby
by Clarence Wolverton a special police policeman policeman policeman ¬
man in a revolver duel In a gambling
hall Wolverton was wounded in the ththand thehand thehand
hand Five years ago when Wolvcrtot Wolvcrtotwas Wolvertolwas
l was chief of police of Colorado City
Col he ran Harris out of town and andHarris andHarris andHarris
Harris it is said threatened to kill hirr hiiron hirron hirron
on sight The coroners jury acquitted acquittedWolverton acquittedWolverton acquittedWolverton
Wolverton WolvertonFinance WolvertonFlaeac WolvertonFinance
Finance i of tbe Ship Combine CombineNew ComblaeNew CombIneNew
New York Special SpecialThere There is th thvery the thevery thevery <
very best authority for the statement statementthat statemenlthat statementthat
that the 50000000 syndicate which ii iito itto isto
to underwrite the International Internation l Steam SteamttMn Steamship
r ship ttMn rVtmnnnt Company wm lit J Jcompanies
receive in return se securities securities
curities of the companies as follows followscent
Fifty million dollars In new five pen pelcent
i cent bonds Two million five hundred hundrecthousand hundrethousand hundredthousand
thousand dollars new preferred stock
i Twentyfive Twentyfivemilllon million dollars new commonstock common comrnoai
i stock The syndicate will continue op operative operative
Jerative erative until Januar 1904 unless pre previously preI
I < viously dissolved by the managers
Domestic DomesticFour DomullcFour DomesticFour
Four hundred employes of the Big BigFour BigFour
Four Railroad shops at Bellefontalne BellefontalneOhio BellefontalneOhio BellefontalneOhio
Ohio have signed an agreement to fight fightthe fightthe fightthe
the Beef Trust by not eating beef for 30 30nnv 30days 3odays
nnv days 1 beginning > i critlfliflty May Kfni ay 2 2It t tIt
It is reported that R G Erwin will be beoffered beoffered beoffered
offered the presidency of the Atlantic AtlanticCoast AtlanticCoast AtlanticCoast
Coast Line as soon as the consolidation consolidationsf
sf > f that company and the Plant system systemhas systemhas systemhas
has been effected effectedMrs effectedMrs effectedMrs
Mrs Adeline Sage a Detroit woman womancrazed womanrazed womancrazed
crazed by the death of her child poured pouredkerosene pouredkerosene pouredkerosene
kerosene kerosene over her clothing and then ig ignited igraited igsited ¬
sited it She was burned to deathThe death deathThe deathThe
The Beef Trust is beginning to feel feelthe feelthe feelthe
the effect of the boycott and men arcbeginning arebeginning are
beginning to be laid off at the various variousplants variousplants ariousplants
plants plantsA
A woman who gives her name as Mrs MrsMary MrsMary MrsMary
Mary Robbins is detained in Chicago on onsupposition onsupposition onsupposition
supposition that she is the wife of Leut Lentjert Leutiert Leutgert
jert the sausagemaker The woman womanwas womanwas womanwas
was supposed to have been murdered murderedShe murderedShe murderedShe
She denies the alleged identity
Admiral Crowninshield on the Illi Illinois IlIilIois Illiriots ¬
riots will sail from the Brooklyn Navy Nav NavVard
Yard to attend the coronation of King
Edward VII He will be in command commandif
if f the European Squadron SquadronAn
An explosion occurred on the submarfne subma submaine submaine
ine boat Fulton at Delaware Breakwa Breakwater ¬
ter er while en route to Norfolk Va Sev Sevral Seval Sevral
ral al persons were injured but none noncse noncseriously se seriously seously ¬
riously ously
The sum of 75000 was divided dividedamong among
die he employes of the Metropolitan Na Naional NaIonal Naional
ional Bank of Chicago which has been beenmerged beenmerged beenmerged
merged with the First National NationalAs NationalAs NationalAs
As the result of an assault by negro negrohighwaymen negro1ighwayrnen negrohighwaymen
highwaymen J H Flaherty of Norfolk NorfolkVa NorfolkVa NorfolkVa
Va Va may lose his life or his mind mindWilliam mindWilliam mindWilliam
William P Waite the negro who whomade wh whmade whomade
made confession a to Pinkerton detect detectvcs detectves detectwes
wes that he murdered Mrs Collins at ather ather ather
her home near Portsville Del now de denies denies deflies ¬
flies nies that he killed the woman and says saysthe saysthe saysthe
the detectives forced him to tell a lieThe lie lieThe lieThe
The detectives say they are confident confidentthey confidentthey < onfidentthey
they can prove his guilt guiltA guiltA guiltA
A magnificent silver service was pre protented prelented presented
tented to Admiral Schley in Memphis Memphiswhere Memp1Iwhere Memphiswhere
where he is the guest of the city
The Metropolitan National Bank of ofChicago ofhicago ofJhicago
Chicago which will be merged with the theFirst theFirst theFirst
First National of that city has distributed distrib distributed distributed ¬
uted 75000 among its employes the thegifts theiifts thegifts
gifts ranging from 50 to 15000 15000Witnesses 15000Witnesses 5000Witnesses
Witnesses testified in the courtmartial courtmartialtrial courtnmrtialtrial courtmartialtrial
trial of BrigadierGeneral Jacob H HSmith HSmith HSmith
Smith in in Manila that the native of ofSamar ofSamar ofSamar
Samar were wen unusually treacherous and andMiat andhat andlsat
hat boys fought in the ranks ranksJames ranksJames ranksJames
James Hockenberry was arrested on onthe onthe onthe
the charge of being one of the four fourmasked fourmasked fournasked
masked men who terrorized terror 7ed and robbed robbedthe robbedthe robbedthe
the Misses Hench in Liberty Valley
Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaThe
The submarine boat Fulton started on oni ont
i trial ocean trip from New York to toWashington toWashington toWashington
Washington and made a trip of 10 miles milesunder milesunder milesunder
under water along the Jersey coast coastSensational coastI coastSensational
I Sensational circumstances surround surroundthe surroundthe surroundthe
the abduction of little Margaret Taylor Taylorin
in Cincinnati by her grandmother and andaunts andaunts andaunts
aunts auntsExCouncilman auntsExCouncilman auntsExCouncilman
ExCouncilman Charles Krats of St StLouis StLouis StLouis
Louis wanted in that city for corrupt corruptpractices corruptpractices corruptpractices
practices was arrested in Mexico MexicoThe MexicoThe MexicoThe
The United Copper Company was in incorporated Incorporated en encorporated ¬
corporated in Trenton N J with a cap
Ital stock of 80000000 80000000In
In a pistol duel between policemen and andburglars andburglars andburglars
burglars in Chicago Chic go one of the thieves thieveswas thievewas thieveswas
was killed killedA killedA killedA
A deal has been arranged by which whichthe whichthe whichthe
the Heinre copper properties In Montana Montanahave Montanlhave ontana ontanahave
have been taken over by the United Cop Copper Copper cop copper ¬
per Company The stock is capitalized capitalizedat
at 50000000 50000000Claiborne 50000000Claiborne
Claiborne Widener 16 6 years old who whofrightfully whofrightfully whofrightfully
frightfully assaulted the fiveyearold fiveyearolddaughter fiveyearolddaughter fiveyearolddaughter
daughter of Rice Ford at atDamacus Damascus Va Vawas Vawas Vawas
was captured and jailed at Abingdon AbingdonVirginia AbiugdonVirltinia AbingdonVfrginfa
Virginia VirginiaMrs VirltiniaMrs VfrginfaMrs
Mrs Kate Edwards Edwards and Samuel Grea Greason Greason Greason
son convicted of the murder of the wo womans womans womans ¬
mans husband near Stouchsburg Pa Pavere Pawere Pawere
were sentenced to death deathFore deathI
I Fore Foreign ForelEaJ It n nJ
J Pierpont Morgan notified the White WhiteStar WhiteStar WhiteStar
Star Line that he would accept the agree agreement agreement agreemerit ¬
ment whereby the White Star Line enters entersthe entersthe entersthe
the shipping combine It was stated that thatMr thatMr thatMr
Mr Morgans firm would receive 2
500000 for organizing and financing the theconcern theconcern theconcern
concern concernThe concernThe concernThe
The federal troops under General Go Gomez Gomez Gomez ¬
mez and General Ferrero drove the Co Colombian Colombian Colombian ¬
lombian insurgents out of Chiriqui ChiriquiGrande ChiriquiGrande ChiriquiGrande
Grande the loss on the government side sidebeing sidebein sidebeing
bein being 60 killed or wounded woundedPrincess woundedPrancess woundedPrincess
Princess Radziwill was convicted in inthe inthe
the Supreme Court in Car Ca Care Town of offorging 01forging offorging I
forging the late Cecil Rho RhoJes Jes name to toa toa toa
a note and was sentenced to two year yearin yearsin
in the House of Correction CorrectionThe CorrectonThe CorrectionThe I
The various Doer leaders left the dif different different differentdistricts ¬
ferent ferentdistricts districts to lay before the burgh burgleers burghers bUrghers ¬
ers in the field the peace proposals then thenthere thenthere thenthere
there is to be a general meeting at Ver Vercenigtng Vereeniging Vereeniging
eeniging cenigtngThe eenigingThe eenigingThe
The bill for or the sale of the Danish DanishWest DanishWest DanishWest
West Indies was amended in the Folkes Folkesthing Folkesthing Folkesthing
thing to make the cession to the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States conditional that the inhabitants inhabitantsof
of the islands declare in favor of it it by bya b ba bya
a plebiscite plebisciteThe plebisciteThe plebisciteThe
The trial in Rome of Muscolino the theItalian theItalian theItalian
Italian brigand who has murdered ai aileast alleast aileast
least fourteen people is one of the most mostremarkable mOSIrcmarkable mossremarkable
remarkable on record The murdercitries murderci murdereltries murdercitries
tries to force the judge to adjourn th thcourt the thecourt thecourt <
courtrhe courtThe court courtThe
The rhe Dowager Empress and the Em Emperor Emperor Emperor ¬
peror of China returned to Pekin from frompilgrimage i ipilgrimage spilgrimage
pilgrimage to the Eastern tombs Agair Agairthe Agairthe Agairthe
the Dowager exchanged greetings witr witrthe wltlthe wittthe
the foreign fore lm ladies on the wall
Insurgent Leaders and Their Commands Commandsin
in Hands of Americans AmericansTAKEN AmericansTAKEN AmericansTAKEN
Captain L L W V Kennon of the Sixth In Infflntry lafanfr Infantry
fflntry fanfr Reports From the Island ol Ncgros Negrosthe Ncgrosthe Ncgrosthe
the Surrender o 01 tbe Ladrone Leader Rulo RuloWith RuloWllb Rub RubWith
With 158 Officers and Men ol Ills Corn Cornwand Com Command Commaad ¬
mand wand Together With 12 duns dunsManila O Ouas OuasManila as asManila
Manila By Cable CableGen Gen Frederick FrederickD Frederic FredericD
D Grants exepdition in the gunboats gunboatsBaseo gunboatBaseo gunboatsBaseo
Baseo and Florida several steam launch launches ¬
es and lighters has ascended the Gan Candara Gandara Gandara
dara river in the Island of Samar and andhas andhas andhas
has brought the Filipino General Gue Cuevarra GueYarra Guevarra
varra and his entire command as pris prisoners prisoners prinoners ¬
oners down to the coast coastGuevarras coastGuevarras coastGuevarras
Guevarras immediate command con consists con conysists consists ¬
sists of Rafael Sebastian 39 other offi officers officers offtcers189 ¬
cers cers189 189 men and iCi 16 rifles riflesThree riflesThree riflesThree
Three hundred natives with 131 3 rifles riflesare rillesarc riflesare
are expected daily to arrive at Catbalogat Catbalo Catbalogan Catbaloogan
gan Samar to surrender surrenderAt surrenderAt surrenderAt
At Sulat Samar 3000 ooo bolomen 28 of ofthem ofthem ofthem
them armed with rifles surrendered surrenderedGuevarra surrend re reGuevarra
Guevarra succeeded General Lukban Lukbanin Lul Lukbanin < ban banIn
in command comman 1 of the Filipino forces in Sa Samar Samar Samar
mar when the latter was captured last lastFebruary lastFebruary lastFebruary
Capt L W V Kennon of the Sixth SixthInfantry SixthInfantry SixthInfantry
Infantry reports from the Island of Negros Ne Negros I Igros
gros the surrender of the native leader leaderRufo leaderRufo leaderRufo
Rufo with 158 officers and men of his hiscommand hisommand hiscommand
command together with 12 rifles 140 140bolos 140bolos 140bolos
bolos 7 spears and a few pistols and daggers dag daggers daJ daJgers ¬
gers This his surrender means the opening openingof openingof
of the whole southern coast coast of Negros NegrosNext NegrosNext NegrosNext
Next to Papa Isio Rufo was the most mostimportant mostimportant mostimportant
important native chief on the island He Hepromises Hepromises Hepromises
promises to force Papa Isio to surrender surrenderAt surrenderAt surrenderAt
At a farewell banquet here to the of offi officers officers i icers ¬
cers of the Ninth Infantry acting Civil Civiltribute CivilGovqnor CivilGov4rnor
Govqnor Luke E Wright paid a Itlowirtg ItlowirtgtribUte lowm lowmtribute saiU saiUthe
tribute to the military forces H Hthe He li 1 1the
the army army under circumstances of sur surprising sUrprising stirprising ¬
prising difficulty had paved the way for forthe forthe forthe
the work of the civil authorities and andthat andthat andthat
that ony a few cases of friction between betweenthe betweenthe betweenthe
the two branches of government goernmenthad had oc occurred occurred occurred ¬
curred General Chaffee whose opinion opiionmight opinionmight opinionmight
might at times have differed from those thoseof thoseof thoseof
of the civil authorities had been Gov Governor Governor Goveenor ¬
ernor Wright said a loyal supporter of ofcivil ofcivil ofcivil
civil rule ruleFIVE ruleFIVE ruleFIVE
All AI the Bodies Torn Into Bits Excepting One OneDulldlnjs OnenulldlaZs Ono OnoBuildings
Buildings Wrecked WreckedShenandoah WreckedShenandoah WreckedShenandoah
Shenandoah Pa Special SpecialBy By the theexplosion theexplosion theexplosion
explosion of the upper powder mill of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Shenandoah Powder Co at Krebs KrcbsStation KrebsStation KrebsStation
Station about four miles from here five fiveemployes fiveemployes fiveemployes
employes were Instantly killed l < illed and all allthe allthe allthe
the buildings of the plant were blown blownto blownto blownto
to pieces piecesIt pi eces ecesIt
It will probably never be known what whatcaused whatcaused whatcaused
caused the explosion as all the th men em employed employed employed ¬
ployed about the magazine were killed killedNot killedNot killedNot
Not a trace of any of the bodies has hasi hasbeen I Ibeen
i f f i of r that thatof
been found with the exception I
of Wolf whose remains were picked up upsome upsome upsome
some distance from the scene of the ex explosion explosion explosion ¬
plosion terribly mangled mangledIt
It was at first thought that Ruppert Rupperthad Rupperthad Rupperthad
had escaped but it was learned later laterthat laterthat laterthat
that he too had been killed killedOliver IdlledOliver killedOliver
Oliver Mummey who was employed employedin
in the charcoal house said the first explosion ex explosion explosion ¬
plosion which was slight cccitrred in inthat inthat inthat
that building and cmmunicatcd to th thmagazine the thenagazine thetnagazinc <
magazine magazineNot tnagazincNot nagazineNot
Not Implicated In Qocbcl Murder MurderFrankfort MurderFrankfort MurderFrankfort
Frankfort Ky Special Specia1The The jury jurjin jur jurin juryin
in the case of Berry Howard on trial ai aithe a athe asthe
the alleged principal in the Goebel assas assassination assassination assnssination ¬
sination brought in a verdict erdict of npi npiguilty nC no noguilty > 1 1guiltr
guilty The jury stood ten to two foe foiacquittal fo foacquttal foeacquittal
acquittal on the first ballot and was waiunanimous walunanil110ns wasunanimous
unanimous on the second Berry How Howard Howard Howand
ard is the second to be acquitted in th thlong tin tinlong tiltlong
long list of those charged with complic compileity complicity complicity
ity In the murder of William Goebel Goebcli GoebelThe GoebelThe
The i lie uiuti other uuu one aiijuuivu acquitted was was Capt un uai uainett Gar Garnett Garnett
nett D Ripley of Henry county wit wluwas witwas tvhcwas
was tried last year Those convicted am amserving ancserving antserving
serving life sentences are ex exSccretar exSccretarof SecretarJ SecretarJof <
of State Caleb Powers and James How Howard Howard Howard
ard each tried twice and Henry Yout Youtsey Youtsey Youtsey
sey who accepted life sentence on hi hifirst hifirst hifirst
first conviction convictionMorgans convictionMor convictionMorgsns
Morgans Mor 3as Cosily CoslI Blbl BlblNew BlblNew Bible BibleNew
New York Special SpecialThe The antique antiqmBible antiquIDible antiqueBible
Bible bound in gold the corners set will willprecious witlprecious withprecious
precious stones and owned by J Pier Pierpont Pierpont Pierpant
pont pont Morgan Morganl was passed by the custom customhouse customhouse
house authorities here free of duty Thi Thibook Thsbook
book was held up at the customhousi customhousiuntil customhousluntil custom housi housiuntil I
until an investigation could be made P Pwas I Iwas Iwas
was passed on the ground that it was ole olcmanuscript olemanulcript olemanuscript
manuscript and the precious stones par parof parof parof
of the bindings Mr Morgan set tht thtcost th thcost th5cost
cost of the book ook at 45000Ma 45000 45000Miy t5oooMay
May Ma Postpone Fair FairWashington FaIrWashington FairWashington
Washington Special SpecialThe The repor rcporhat reporthat reporthat
that hat the St Louis Worlds Fair would b bpostponed bpostponed bpostponed
postponed until 1904 may be confirmei confirmeiin
in the House of Representatives thi thiweek thiweek thfweek
week by br an amendment to the sundry sundrjvil sund sundcivil sundrycivil
civil vil bill bil providing for the postponemen postponemenntil postponemenuntil postponemenuntil
until ntil 1904 It is the intention of the thimanagers th thmanagers themanagers
managers of the fair to invite both grea greapolitical greapolitical greapolitical
political parties to hold their nationa nationaconventions nationaconventions nationaconventions
conventions in St Louis in 1904
PostCheck Currency SchemeThe Scheme SchemeI SchemeThe
I The committee of the government of officials officials offsceals ¬
ficials appointed by the Postmaster Gen General General Getseral ¬
eral and the Secretary of the Treasury Treasuryto
to consider the subject of postcheck postcheckcurrency pbstcheckcurrency post check checkcurrency
currency gave a hearing to the advo advocates advoclites advocotes ¬
cotes of a bill to provide a system of ofpostal ofpostal ofpostal
postal currency recently introduced by byRepresentative byRepresentative byRepresentative
Representative Gardiner of Michigan Michigantransmitting Michigantransmitting Michigantransmitting
transmitting small sums through the theMr theMr theMr
Mr C W Post the originator of the theplan theplan theplan
plan made a statement outlining it and andsetting andsetting andsetting
setting forth the needs of the business businessworld businessworld businessworld
world for a more convenient convenientmethod method of ofransmitting ofransmittlng ofransmitting
ransmitting small sums through the themails themails themails
mails He said that in case of pf the adop adoption adoption adoption ¬
tion of the idea all tights under the pat patents patents patents ¬
ents would be assigned to the thl govern government government government ¬
ment free of all cost
Representative Gardiner advocated the thefavorable thefavorable thefavorable
favorable consideration of the measure measureand measureand measureand
and its it provisions were further explained explainedby
by b Attorney D E Fox who drafted it itThe itThe itThe
The bills provide that all i 3 and 5 5j 5bills 5bills
j bills except national bank notes shall shallJ shall1ae shallhave
J have 1ae blank lines upon their faces so that thati
i they may be converted at once into a as acheck acheck
s check payable to a named payee payee to be becashed becashed becashed
cashed at the postoffice named name and for forthe forj forthe
j the issuance of similar bills of the denominations de denominations denominations
nominations of 5 10 0 25 and 50 cents centsA centsi centsA
i < A twocent stamp is affixed and canceled canceledon
on the dollar denominations and a one onecent onecent onecent
cent stamp on the fractional bills as a afee afee afee
fee to the government governmentFilipinos governmentflllplaos governmentFilipinos
Filipinos Want ant Relief ReliefTariff1 RelleLTariff ReliefTarifY
Tariff Tariff1reductions reductions for Philippines su sugar sugar sugar ¬
gar is now sought by the inhabitants ol o1the oljthe 01the
jthe the Island of Negros NegrosActing NegrosActing NegrosActing
Acting Secretary of War Sanger has hastransmitted hastransmitted hastransmitted
transmitted to Congress a message messagewhich messagewhich messagewhich
+ < which points out that unless relief be begranted begranted begranted
granted the people of Negros will be behopelessly bepelessly behopelessly
hopelessly pelessly ruined and starvation and anddisease anddsease anddisease
disease will stalk among them There Thereis Thereis Thereis
is no desire on the part of the Admin Administration AdminIstration Administration ¬
istration to complicate the project for forCuban forCuban forCuban
Cuban relief b bv urging immediate action actionin actionin actionin
in behalf of the Pihilippines At the thesame thesame thesame
same time the message showed the thercvalencc thercvalence thercvalence
rcvalence of such great distress that he hedeemed hedeemed hedeemed
deemed it desirable to lay it before Cort Congress Cortgress Cortgress
gress The message is from the Presi President President
1 dent of the Assembly of Presidents of ofNegros ofNegros ofNegros
Negros Disease among men and beasts beaststorrential beaststorrential beaststorrential
torrential rains rains scarcity of labor expen expenjive expensive extensive
sive transportation the low price of sugar su suaf sugar
gar and the high price of other articles articlesf articlesof
af > f prime necessity arc a few of the thecauses theauses thecauses
causes advanced for a tariff reduction on onPhilippines onPhilippines onPhilippines
Philippines sugar The island desires desiresthat desiresthat desiresthat
that this reduction be at least 75 per percent peren percent
cent en t
Food Adulteration AdulterationMr AduJleratoaMr AdulterationMr
Mr McCumber N D chairman of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Committee oh Manufactures ad addressed addressed addressed ¬
dressed the Senate on the bill To pre prevent prevent prevent ¬
vent the adulteration misbranding and andimitations andimitations andimitations
imitations of foods beverages candies candiesdrugs candiesdrugs candiesdrugs
drugs and condiments in the District ofColumbia oj ojColumbia oJColumbia
Columbia and the territories territoriesHe territoriesHe territoriesHe
He declared that the extent of the theadulteration theadulteration theadulteration
adulteration and misbranding of food foodproducts foodproducts foodproducts
products was appalling The laws he hesaid hesaid hesaid
said severely punished the stamping of oflead oflead oflead
lead as money money That was counterfeit counterfeiting counterfeiting counterfeiting ¬
ing ing and the man who should advocate advocatethe advocatethe advocatethe
the repeal of the law against counter counterfeiting counterfeiting counterfeiting ¬
feiting of money would be regarded as asinsane asinsane
insane insane Yet dust or mud was stamped stampedas
as flour and glucose as honey Theone The Theone Theone
one wrong was no greater than the theother theother theother
other otherThe otherThe otherThe
The amount of o deleterious food pro products prodncts products ¬
ducts placed upon the market each year yearMr yearMr yearMr
Mr McCumber said was valued at fully full fullyrtyooooooo
1170000000 while the total amount of ofadulterated 01adulterated ofadulterated
adulterated food products produ ts each year was wasnearly wasnearly wasnearly
nearly 4000000000 4000000000To
To Change Inauguration flay UsyRepresentative lIyRepresentative flayRepresentative
Representative Dc Armond of Missouri Mis Missouri Missouri ¬
souri introduced a joint resolution pro proposing proposing r rposing ¬
posing an amendment to the Constitu Constitution Constitution Constitu Constituthou ¬
tion making the term of the President Presidenland Presidentand Presidentand
and VicePresident begin on the first firstThursday firstThursday firstThursday
Thursday of April instead of March 4 4and 4and 4and
and fixing the second Thursday of Janu January January January ¬
ary as the time for the assembling ol olCongress 01Congress ofCongress
Congress beginning with the Sixtieth SixtiethCongress SixtiethCongress SixtiethCongress
Congress CongressMore CongressMore CongressMore
More Oklahoma Lands to Open OpenThe OpenThe OpenThe
The House Committe on Indian Af Affairs Affairs Affairs ¬
fairs reported a bill opening to settle settlement settlement settlement ¬
ment 400000 acres of the the Kiowa Co Conianchc Comanche Contanche
nianchc and Apache lands in OklahomaThe Oklahoma OklahomaThe OklahomaThe
The opening is to occur within three threemqnths thretmqnths threemonths
mqnths after uf er the law goes Into effect effectand effectand effectand
and the lands arc to be aken under the tingeneral thegeneral thegeneral
general provision of the homestead homesteadlaws homesteadlaws
laws la IVS I
Chinese Exclusion BilL DHLThe BIILThe I
The conferees on the Chinese Exclu Exclusion EKclusion ExcluSion ¬
sion bill decided to report r report port a disagree disagreement disagreement disagreetnent ¬
ment to each house The point of dif difference diference difference ¬
ference erence is the date as to when the law lawshall lawshall lawshall
shall extend the House contending for foran foran foran
an indefinite period and the Senatebeing Senatebeingequally Senate being beingequally beingequally
equally firm In insisting that the law lawshall llwshall lawshall
shall not last beyond the life of the thetreaty thetreaty thetreaty
West West Polnti CenteonliL CenteanlaLWest CenteonliLWest CenleanlaLWet
West Point Military Academy will cel celebrate celebrate celebrate ¬
ebrate its centennial during commence commencement commencement commencement ¬
ment week in June President Roosevelt Rooseveltwill Rooseveltwill Rooseveltwill
will speak and Gen Horace Porter Am Ambassador Ambassador Antbassador ¬
bassador to France will bejhc be Jhc orator of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the day It is expected that numerous numerousveterans numerOU9veterans numerousveterans
veterans of several wars w3r will be present presentThe presentThe presentThe
The academy opened in 111 March 1802 1802with 1802with i8o2with
with 5 officers and 10 0 cadets At present presentthe presenttlte presentthe
the full ful1nuthorized authorized attendance is 511
American Seamen Who Were Arrested for forResisting forResisting forResisting
Resisting Police of VeniceMAY Venice VeniceMAY VeniceMA
Capt Robert F B Wynne Commanding tbe Ma Marlne Marlae Matine
tine Guard ol the Cruiser an Assistant AsSlstanlSurgeon AssistantSurgeon AsslstaalSurzeoa
Surgeon and Lieutenant Doddrldje and a aMarine aMnrlae aMarine
Marine Will Spend Several Months la an anKalian aaItlllaD asItalian
Kalian Prlsoa for Their Conduct ConductVenice ConducLVenice CoaducLVenice
Venice Italy By Cable CableAll All the themembers themembers themembers
members of the crew of the U S SScruiser Scruiser Scruiser
cruiser Chicago arrested for disorderly disorderlyconduct disorderlyconduct disorderlyconduct
conduct here have been sentenced to toterms toterms toterms
terms of imprisonment ranging from fromthree fromthree fromthree
three to four months each eachCapt eachCapt eachCapt
Capt Robert F Wynne commanding commandingthe
the marine guard of the Chicago Robert RobertLcdbctter RoberlE RobertE
E Ledbetter asistant surgeon of the theChicago theChicago theChicago
Chicago j Lieut John S Doddridge pi pithe 01 01the ofthe
the Chicago and a marine named Wil Wilfred Wilfred Wilfred ¬
fred Langley who were arrested on onthe onthe onthe
the charge of disorderly conduct were werebrought werehrought werebrought
brought up at the San Marco Police PoliceCourt PoliceCourt PoliceCourt
Court here Captain Wynne was sen sentenced senlenced sentenced ¬
tenced to four months and ten days im emprisonnseist imprisonment imprisonment ¬
prisonment The other prisoners prisoners were weresentenced weresentenced weresentenced
sentenced to three months imprison imprisonmcnt imprison1ment imprisonsment
ment All the prisoners were Sentenced Sentencedto
to pay costs and damages damagesAt damagesAt
At their trial in the San Marco Po Police Police Police ¬
lice Court the prisoners admitted they theywere theywere theywere
were intoxicated when the disorders oc occurred oceurred occurred ¬
curred and pleaded pl aded that they acted in inselfdefense inselfdefense in inselfdefense
selfdefense when mobbed by the crowd crowdThe crowdThe crowdThe
The public prosecutor demanded a sen sentence sentence sentence ¬
tence of seven months imprisonment for forAssistant forAssistant forAssistant
Assistant Surgeon Ledbetter and sen sentences sentences sentences ¬
tences of six months imprisonment for fotthe forthe forthe
the others othersIt othersIt othersIt
It is understood the prisoners will pay paythe paytIle paythe
the costs of the trial and compensate compensatethe
the persons who sustained sustainedinjuries injuries as a aresult aresult aresult
result of their disorderly conduct Two Twoof Twoof Twoof
of the injured persons claim Lido ido 60 800 800each 800each 800each
575000000 Increase on Crop Since Last LastSeptember LaslSeptember LastSeptember
SeptemberNew September SeptemberNew SeptemberNew
New York Special SpeclalIt It is estimated estimatedthat estimatedthat estimatedthat
that 75000000 has been added to the thevalue thevalue thevalue
value of cotton grown in the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States since September last as a result of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the steady advance in prices covering a aperiod aperiod I Iperiod
period of five months The total value of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the crop this year is estimated at405 at 405
000000 on the basis of production of
10000000 bales balesBy balesDy balesBy
By leaps and bounds the price of cot cotton cotton cotton ¬
ton has risen 2J4 2 cents a pound poundin in the theSouthern theSouthern theSouthern
Southern markets since last October Octoberwhen Octoberwhen Octoberwhen
when estimates of the growing crops cropwere cropswere cropswere
were first put forth This means a sheer sheerincrease sheerincrease sheerincrease
increase of 0 fut 31025 025 a bale The growers growersof growersof growersof
of course will not receive the full bene benefit benefit benefit ¬
fit of this advance but advices from the theSouth theSouth theSouth
South indicate that cotton has been beenclosely beenclosely beenclosely
closely closely held and it is believed that for foreach foreach foreach
each bale sold the planters will receive receivean receive receivean
an average average of 7 750 0 in in excess of the theprices theprices theprices
prices prices which wh eh prevailed last fall or 75 7500000o
000000 more for the crop of 10000000 10000000bales 10000000bales looocooobales
bales than had been anticipated anticipatedOom anticipatedI anticipatedOom anticipatedOom
Oom Paul May Mil Visit Us UsThe UsThe UsThe
The Hague By Cable CableThe The report reportublished reportpublished reportpublished
published ublished in Paris that President Steyn Steynf Steynof Steynof
of f the Orange Free State is coming tp tplurope tpEurope tpEurope
Europe to consult with Mr Cruger is isntirely iscntirely isentirely
entirely without foundation On the theither theother theother
other hand it is true that the Boer Boerigents Boeragents Boeragents
agents in America are renewing renewin their theirintreaties theirentreaties theirentreaties
entreaties that Mr Crueer Cru er visit the theJnited theUnited theUnited
United States Stltesnext next June He will prob probibly probably probably
ably comply with these requests if suf suficicnt sufficient sufficient
ficient pressure is exercised although althoughic
l1e ic has often of tell personally expressed his hisislike hisdislike liesdislike
dislike islike of this plan planAnother planAnother planAnother
Another Trust FormedDetroit Formed FormedDetroit FormedDetroit
Detroit Special Thoi ThO manufactur manufactures ¬
ers es of car and locomotive brake beams beamslave beamshave beamshave
have lave formed a trust The promoters are areJerry areBerry areBerry
Berry Brothers of Detroit owners of ofhe ofthe ofthe
the he Monarch Brake Beam Company Comrany Company It Its Its Itis
is s understood that the capital of the theompany thecomplny thecompany
company ompany is to be 5000000 and that the therust thetrust thetrust
trust will be incorporated under the theaws thelaws thelaws
laws aws of New Jersey The headquarters headquartersof
of > f the company will be in New YorkMRS YorkMRS York YorkMRS
Spiritual and Business Medium Diag Diagicsing Diagnosmg Diagnosing
nosing diseases a specialty Test seance seanceucsday
ucsday 8 P M At home daily 516 E Etrcet Etreet EStreet
Street near South Carolina arolina ave S E EDANCING EDANCINC EDANCING
MISS LEONARDO Premiere Dansuese DansueseAcademics DnnsueseA DansueseAcademics
Academics A demles1213 12la 12th St N WWfmodausia W WWlmodausls WWimodausllS
Wlmodausls Club New York aye mid midlonfoderato 111Confoderoto andConfoderato
lonfoderato Veterans Hull Advanced Advanceduplli Adrnllcodpupils Advancedpupils
pupils uplli and others meet every Friday Fridayvonlng PrhlGYeonlng Fridayevouing
vonlng at receptions ill Confederato Confederateoteraus ConfederatoVetemlll ConfederatoVeterans
Vetemlll oteraus Hall Dancing from 830 to tnH30
H30 130 Invitation lIeeesalry necesanrr MISH MISHlEONAUUO Jf1SHLEONAlmO MISSLEONA1tDO
lEONAUUO is tho only ratinuontatlve ratinuontatlvei representative representativeht
CIATI LfArIG lATIGtf ri Mastirs of Dancing Protect Protectounolvcs ProteOIoul1lolvcs ruteet ruteetyouraulves
youraulves ounolvcs from Incompetents hlCOUl1otoUtll and auilleuru auilleuruto leuru leurui leuruto
to i waltz properly
Are made in imitation of the human humanhand humanhand humanhand
hand to make anyone anyone their own mas masseur masseur masseur ¬
seur with instructions from the invent inventor inventor inventor ¬
or Prof John E Reubsam No 20 Third Thirdstreet Thirdstreet Thirdstreet
street N E By their use many pain painful painful painful ¬
ful and serious ailments muscular de deformities deormities deformities ¬
formities of any joint rheumatism rhgumatism rh umatism gout goutweak goutweak goutweak
weak chest and lungs obstruction of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the digestive organs etc may be cured curedCall curedCall
Call on the Doctor and get his opinion opinionwhich opinionwhich opinionwhich
which Is given free of charge Office Officehours Officehours Officehours
hours 8 89 9 A M 2 26 6 P M MTHE MIITHE MTHE
Several judges of what a 0 good clear clearought cIgar cIgarought cigarought
ought to bo have pronouncod The Edna Ednathe Edn Ednthe Ednathe
the boat Do o smoke In tho city John B Blluccbllng BHuechling BBuochliag
lluccbllng Manufacturer 1650 Kramer KrameritrootNE Krameritreet Kramerbtroot
itrootNE itrootNECHILLS itreet N B BCHILLS
Dont go on shaking with chills c 1118 when whenyou whenyou whenyou
you can bo oured oure by taking tho one dose dosaremedy doseromody doseremedy
remedy known as asWyckoffn usUWyokoffs asWyckoffs
Wyckoffn Malarlo MalarloTho Mlllarlolho MalarioThe
The cost is very little fifty centa centacompared centacompllored centscompared
compared with the certainty and luxury luxuryof luxuryof luxuryof
of getting rid d of this distressing trouble troubleGet troubleGet
Get It from your druggist or from the tbeWYCKOF theWYCKOFF
1422 Now York AvoWashington Avo AvoWas AveWasbington
Eye symptoms Do you have head headache headache ¬
ache Eyeache Do your eyes eyes yes water waterDo waterDo waterDo
Do they pain pails you Does print run to together together ¬
gether Do things appear double or ormixed ormixed ormixed
mixed Do you ou see black back or floating floatingspots floatingspots floatingspots
spots If any of these symptoms are arepresent arcpresJnt arepresent
present you need attention Dr A H HLee HLee HLee
Lee Room 218 Jenifer enifer Building wilt wiltgive wl11give willgive
give you advice and examine examine your eyes eyesfree eyesfree eyestee
of every description done properly and andwith andwith andwith
with dispatch by Miss Caroline G Bar Barrington Darrington Barrington
rington Room 31 3 Bliss Building No 35 3SB 35B 35B
B street N W Telephone East 685 683WELLDRESSED 685WELLDRESSED 685WELLDRESSED
This is the motto of Lippincott and andPumphrey andPwnphrey andPumphrey
Pumphrey whose office Is at 335 Pa Paave Paave Paare
ave S E The very highest quality of ofprinting ofprinting ofprinting
printing is guaranteed at fair prices pricesBillheads pracesBillheads pricesBlllheads
Billheads envelopes lawbricfs lawbri fs cards cardspostal cardsl cardslcirculars cardscirculars
circulars etc quickly delivered Send Sendpostal Seno Senopostal
postal or call Lippincott and Punt Pumnhrey PUI11CJhrey Puntghrey
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One of those shortwinded ones that thatcauses thatcauses thatcauses
causes the rider so much trouble and andmany andmany andmany
many long walks walks If you have bring it itto itto itto
to Shores Tire Hospital Do not throw throwaway throwaway throwaway
away your old tire consult the Tire Doc Doctor Doctor Doctor ¬
tor first Tires you think absolutelyworthless absolutely absolutelyworthless absolutelyworthless
worthless can be placed aced in perfect condi condition condition condition ¬
tion All Tires neatly and promptly promptlyvulcanized promptlyvulcanized promptlyvulcanized
vulcanized at short notice by experts who whothoroughly whothorou whotliorou
thoroughly thorou hly hlyunderstand understand repairing We us usno usno use useno
no antileak whatever All dl work guar guaranteed guarallteed guaraneced ¬
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New and andsecondh secondhand d tires for saleFRANK sale saleFRANK saleFRANK
Artist and teacher in figure and minia miniature miniature miniatune ¬
ture painting on porcelain and ivory ivoryPen ivoryPen ivoryPen
Pen work of the highest artistic order orderTinting orderTinting orderTinting
Tinting and engraving gold New methoil meth method method ¬
od of raised gold figures which i irich is isrich isrich
rich high and lasting Samples of art artwork artwork artwork
work arc on exhibition at studio which whichthe whichthe whichthe
the public is cordially invited to visit visitTerms visitTerms visitTerms
Terms for 12 lessons of zVi 2 hours each eachon tachon eachon
on china hina t3oo on ivory t4oo Pri Private Priate Prirate ¬
rate ate lessons 100 an hour Per day from
9 A M to 4 P M 300 Joo 00 Miniature oil oilespecially oilespecially oilespecially
especially for flesh painting on porcelain porcelainand porcelainarid porcelainand
and china V oz bottle ssc per dozen
300 Orders filled promptly ptemptly on short shortnotice shortnotice shortnotice
notice One more china kiln for sale
2500 Studio 122 D street N W WOR W WOR WDR
Is offering exceptionally lore terms fox
30 days and guarantees nil operations operationsfor
for eight years cllra White hlto fillings 50o and and75o
75o 50 Gold filling fillhI 100 up Sot of ofteeth ofteeth ofteeth
teeth best fit guaranteed e 600 oo Pain Painloss Puloless Painloss
loss extraction bOo Crown and bridge brldgorrork bridgeork bridgework
work ork at reduced prices Open evenings eveningsALFRED eveningsALFRED eveningsALFRED
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day couln ovouings s nt 8 oclook und 011 Friday lrhl 1
afternoon At 2 oclock at 131 1810 31 0 street

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