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"??L LVII "-N0,18,739. NEW-YORK, BUNDAY, MARCH 6, 1898.- 3 PARTS, 28 PAGES, WITH ILLU8TBATED BUPPLBMBNT, 24 PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS.
TREATY NOT ABANDONED. ANOTHFR ATTEMPT TO BECT'RE RATIFI CATION Wll.l, BE MADK. _ ?aanM on- a t~kt vot? tHa r-ncvns or HAWAIIAN ANNKXATION W1LI. BaBBOBT TO A JOINT RKSOI/.'Tb'N -Vn~V.ngtm. March .">.?Th? Senate OOfnntlttea on F.Tc-fc11 Reiaiions held a eeaalon of two hours to-day ln nn efforl to doc.dc what eoura to paraae with relatlon to the Hawallan Annex? atlon treaty When the meeting adjourned the membera refused to glve any Informatlon to the rrcsa. -aying thnt all presont harl plodged therr.aclvfs la ahaolute seorecy It waa learn, d through other Benatora how? ever. that the commlttee hnd under consldera ||aa the a4vtsahlllty of taklr.- up the qurstion ot ar.nexn'lon by leplslatlon rather than hy rnt rfylng the treaty. and that they had rteclded r.ot to abandon the treaty, at len?t for the pros ent, but to pre?s Its conslderatl-n In tho Pcn ate at the flrat opprrunty. They rle~lined to say. even to Por.a'.ors, what their cou-se later mlpht be. ennnins thtmst-hes to the d-rlaratlrn that they woald seek to hnve the Benate go lnto executhre aeaslon agaln for the conslderation of the treaty as -onn as the ap -ropiiation bllla aara oat of the way. The preaent Intentlon of the rommlttea la to rod the treaty -n executlre Bgaaloa untll a teat vc.e can be ac iin I, and it i~ underatc \ that the Baeon ami ndrrenl wlll be used for this par rvse If the n lult of thla vote Indlcntes that a vote on the Treaty Itse'.f woald reMilt ln Its d~-a feat the frlendfl of annexatlon wlll then rcsor' to the axpedlent of a JolBt resolution, and wlll a?k the Benate i i take up tha qaeatlon ln this efcape ln open s>-s.si<~n, v.ith the vle.v of aecuring the concurrence of ihe Houae. Fome dtfferonce of oplr.ion axlated Ir the eom ritttee as to the wtadom of raaumlng the exe?u t!ve aaaaloaa at all, but lt waa UTged that many Peratora would not a*Bent to a change ln the rr.ethod of proceedlng untll Ihcra Bhould be at laaal a taal vote oa the treaty ltself. and this vlew ls ur.3erstood to have prevalled. KEGBOER SJ700T TO KILL. ovz graifCM pt two bvllctb and bapi.t -?O'-Nnrb IN a baloom FIOHT. Two negro.a aaarn'.led over a amall sum of rrr~ney ln the aalooa at No LM Thlrd-ave,. yester? day afternoon. and when the nght was Btopped ona of the eomhstants waa lylng ln the corner wlth a bullet-wound In his abtb.men and another ln hla nec-k. The vletlm ls Henrv rounse', thfrty-flve years old. ?f No M west Btxty-flrat-at Wlillam a. Howell, forty-four years old. of Na I Coult-at. Aetorla, dld the sb.oot'ng. .'ounse'. la in the Harlem Hob rltal. wlth about one chance In ter of racoverlng, and hla aseallant ls locked up in tbe Baal One r '.ndred-and-fourth-at station to awall :he raault rf the affray. At the tlm* of Rowell'a entrance to tha aaloon lt was fllled w'rh men. whlte and col? ored Howell was standlng at the nir. when <'oun fc\ enme ln wltn a frlend. As BOOO aa Counsel notteed Howell he made a niah for him and ~.ive | m a vlolent blo- ln the fa e Howell lmmedl ately pulWd hla revolver and flred threo shots Two hlt and the thlrd bullat waa maahed agatnat the sidewalk , . . .. The erowd, aeeing tbe r-vo|ver and bearlng tne frst aoot, melted awa" as If by magric, Only Cou se"s frler.d ?tood hla pround. He - sppl-d with the lnfurlateo Howell. and th.- two arere struggllng4n tn- noor wt.-n Dete tlvs Oeldermann, "f the f.-m O-e-hundred-and-fOurth-et. BUtlOn. ran lnto tbe place and pJaced Howell urder arrct Counsel W8B ?u/Ter/ng great j-ain, Uuv iie toiJ tl.e ... ?? t\. hla ?!de cf the atory'- He had work*-d for Howell at whltewaahlng. he .sald. ar.d 17 were owed to hlm. Repeated re'tueats for the money dld no good, and he says Howell a few days apo tOrd hlm he would "do hlm" If he evrr a*ked for 1! agaln. When he attacked hlm. p.aklnp for hla wag-a. Howell made h> reply wlth the plBl i| When tOid that i>un?.-! would pr'.bably d!e. How?H merelv replled: "The bl~~k dog ought to dlo." -? - _ C0MOR0 tSLARD 8WRPT RY A CYCLONB, LAROE NI'MPTRS OF PFOPI.K KILI.KP OR WOUBTD ED ANP C.REAT PAM \r?~ DONB Moismhl~u~. March .V? Advloes Just recelved here from tbe laland of Mayotta Comoro IslanrN. aay that Mayotta waa swept by a eyelone dur.np the nlght of FeV.ruary 27. The Oovernment hiilldltiga w--re partly destroyed. many of the natlve vlllagea R-t ~r'.ps were pitn'-d and larce n':mb<.ra of people were kllled or wounded. Many of the auf ferera ware left wlthout any shelter, and are now aufferlng from famine. Mayotta formed. wlth some ad^sren: Islets, a Freneh co'ony. ' The area of the laland ls 127 bq isre ml'es The natlvea are Ifah imetana of rr.ix-a Africar., Arab nnd Malagasay atock. The populatlon of the fslaml Ia about eleven thouaand. TO DRTYF. TIIE FRESr/l Of T OF 80R0T0. NT'-.KR roMPANT'S FORr--<-- W1I.I, A-~IST TH': g-yLTAM OF TH\T cnrs'THY nraas. Weat Coast of Afrlcn. Mar~h S-The Rova! Nlger oompanv's foreaa left Lokoja y^terday for 1 koto to assin the Bultan r,f Bokoto to drlve the Fr*nch rmt of hla terrltory shinld the Kremh fr-r-fi refuse to recroes th*- Mlger River. I.iverpool. March I.?Colonel Lugard, the Com eeander-m-Chlef -?f th?- Royal Nlger Company'a forces, are?m,iunlcd by other oflicers, hailed to-day for Rlo dos Forrados, l'pp?r Gulne?. WALUABLB PA1XTIKG FoR TBE LOrVRE. Per> March B.- "The E.^lalr" eaya ;he magnlfl-?nt f'. < ? ~<ntury palntlng of a Ifadonna, wlth land aca^e, r-y Plero del la Fran<es<-n, baa Just been ?? . i r?d by the LoUtTC Bt i epal of i-oono francs It U the only speclmen of thla old mn?ter In that BaJtaiy, Aa the Freneh Coundl of Ifuaeuma had paised a reaoiutlon. whloh aadted much adverae oommerj; no: to gWe more than 180.000 fraaca ?'. gh M Har LI Uat owner, had pald a pr: i ' r II M ?? A have i,een loat to the : ? aa" nol some ynvaie peraons contrlbuf.d the Other a,t>> ;.-ar,e?. -?? OMOWR PMJNCB88 8TEFBAV1B W0B8P Vlenna. March B.? The condl'ion of the Crown *t\T,<.w Stephanle tpok a tnarked change for the werae ;^st r.lg..t A physular. and a pilest were a: her bedalde all nlght. ihe recelved the last sa*ra menta o' the Chnr-'i, \r\& haa been vlslttd by Lrn. petor Fri.r.~la J.,seph. TO BE FLOATED IS BUROPE, SOT AVERTC.i. London. March 5-Comrneitlng on tbe rumor thnt a J|i?r-M laaa af Bla.aaaaaa yena win be raised la lhf*17altaj 8tates throuah ex-Mu,ister :>un. "Tha Olob* ' tms aftaiaoofl suVs lt maj be rc-^arded if? eeT'ftit, that When the loan la deflnltely daeiaad upon It v.!.l be flo?ted Ih r;urope. ' FIBHERVES EOST [S A 8TORM raanlaaaaia Prusaia. March 5 a aaapai h trom M-mei announeaa that four fishirg raaaela helong Ir.g t~ that pla-e were wTeeked In a at^.rm y*?"-r: da> aranlng. 'J-n flahennan were drowned ana alx othe.-s are rr.laslng -?a BABJFMQVAKE 0MOCX8 W 1TAEY. Rorr.e. Marrh |~-There "ere two ear'h-uake ahotks here. laa'ir.,,- several socon ls, IsBt nltiht. Verona. Man 1, 6-The earthqwake 8*88 Mt ftrouahoul lUiy and aaoal aarara y at Parrr.a. flaeaatla, Ber.oia ar.d Catavarl -a I.EEWARD ISI.ANDS BHAKEN rflBgalia. Jan.alca, M.-rch 6.-Be^ere earthquake ? aho.ka wrr, f,:t >esl*r".ay .".t Aiaigua, Bt. Ktttr^ Oufe.;s;.,.;p? an-i Mtaitaarrat. of the i^eward ; falands. Much .'mnrage was din- at Antlgua , a Bjagalfkently atjiilpprd traJn haa ^_p'*f_, ln aarvf,,, be'wZen CWcago and !>*';,'?, Chkaao, Unipa i-.vt". and Korth a '> ?;'" / u^:_ tr>iHn$ the fas'.est achadula ever ma.nt.Unru IM '?J**" theae polnta TELEPHONE 8AVES HIM. C. O. WINOATB ATTRMPTS TO COMMIT eUICIDE IM A WA8HINOTON ROTEL. HIS FAXItFR. r.FVrtTiAT. WINOATT. APKS FltlKNt'S TO LOOK OUT IX)H HIM, AWD THEY PTND HIM JTJBT AFTBR Hll HAD BWAL LOWRD parib urtrrs' >AM OfriCRB of THI TWEHTY TTiinn REfJIMENT WrtBhlnrton. Marrh 5.?-C. O. Wlnjrnte, iwen ! ty-aix yeara old. who haa heen atBylng at the i Natlonal Hotel sinr-e Wedneaday, attemptad to | co.nmlt aulrld.- thla afternoon in hla roorn by i inklnr. parls preen. Poon after rrtklup the i polson hc rnn? for the bellboy and hnnded hlm ? note tolllne; what he had done and aklnp j that ln eas. rf ar-.-ldent to lilmaelf General | r;r.-.rp-e W. winirat**, of Nr>. 1,100 Dean-at., i Brooklyn. be IrfVv-nied. The inan reeeiv<-d j prompt modloal attenMon, and lf now t the rtrri'TKenoy Hoanital. Newa reachrd Prooklyn laat nlpht that fharlea O. Wlnca'o. younpect jon of Oer.eral (leorpe W. , Wlngate, and Bergeant-Major of the !?d r.eeim ? atterrpt'1 to rommlt anielde. In Washlreton la'e Yeeterday afternoon. fain-ip onlv b.-enu--e he wns dlsrovered <t the attemnt by frlend*. whom <*.?n enl Wlneate had reqursted tn watch th? younp man Ml '??> ngata la well known ln Brooklyn'": BOClal, mlll'arv and athleMr rlrr-les. but fpw. If nnv of hla frlenda even knew that hr had been mlsslnr- from hls horne, No ?1 BlgBth*BT?., Urook lyn. s!n~e Tuesdav. On Monday evenlnp Prrpeant M ' r Wlngate had an Important part to take In a revlew of the Bd Reclment He arorrled eonslder. aMv before the rev'ew. for fear that he mlght fall Ir. Ma dutlea. but after the rev'ew he waa hlghly" romplltnented upon hla aueceaa Late on Tueartav nfternoor he e?]]ed at hia father's law Offlce Bt No. 20 Waaaau at., ar.d a<*ted ii a mn'i nrr tbat arouaed hla rathar*B auaplclona, but with o-.ir promptlntt the Oeneral to wat.*h hlm. On Wennesdi.v nlght hls wlfe report- 1 that ber huaband waa mUatng A Beareh waa begun, but no traee of the young man waa found. and no new rame from hlm untll yeeterday afternoon. wh**n his wlfe rereived from i.lm a pecullar letter, posf raarked Waahlngton. Moat of the letter waa m r-oherenl. but lt enve the Informatlon that. after wanderlng about the Btreeta of Manhattan all Tuea? day nlght. he had gone to Waahlngton on Wednea? day. He eomplalned of aerera palns. ar.d sald he dld not know what eauaed them. He COUld plve no raaaon for hls trip to the capltal. Clenera: Wlnpate. Immedlately upon aeelne; >h!s letter. telephoned to frlenda ln Washtnirton. aaklng them to l"ok for hla aon The messape waa aent ? t: . Almoat at the moment 'be telephone . war belng aent fr.-.in Brooklyn *o Waaii Ington ?? ng man ">ok a larg< doee of paria l.;.-.-? ' Wlngate waa Informed bj ? phone from Waahlngton late last evenlnp that hls son would recover The General r. fuaed to plve the namea of hia Ington frlenda or to say where hia BOn wa? -.-. ? - he attemi ti d sulclda Sergeant-Major Wincate is twentv-six years old. He le marrli I and haa one ehlld He la conaldercd wi | to lo for n young man, and conducta ln hla own name a brok.-rate huslness ln ma.'hlnl.sta' aup plli? ai No M Dey-at. \ \. ar or mor. arro his tvislnees was jvonr bnt It ha? sln^e Imnrnved and le now conaldercd pood. General winpate eaya be can *ive no roa?on for h-> Bon'a mmtal troublea becanae hla home llfe waa pleaaanl anl hK buatneaa profltable He frj* quen'ly had I ks of Mllouaneee, but latelr had heen free from them. He la a stalwart j fellow, and for aeveral aeaa. na wns a atar member of the Creacenl Athletle Club'a bont crew ral Wlngate ls ln tb.e law Prm of YMnrate A Cullen at No. 2" Naaaau-at Ha llrea at No. 1,100 Dean-at Brooklyn. Ha in wafl kr.oam aa ? ret erao "f the ri.il War, and la projalnent In aeveral Prrx.klvn rlubs. v? aoon aa 'h? young man '? ln a eondlt'op to travel he wlll be bTOUgbt to hls Hmoklyn horm. C0VBC1EXVE \IO\FY AMOVXTIVQ TO HJOO. TAXTCS ON* WHISKFY PAIP AFTKR A I.AI*i*K <">F TH1HTT r*TVE TFARB. Loularllle, Ky.. Mareh t?"RecelYed of onknown partlea the aum of f2 ioo, alleged by them to be due the 1'nlterl p-;ites ,i? ta <e? on whlakey In I'ond 1n iv.i in the state of Kentucky, aald tazee beinc wlthheld by aald unknown imrtles at the tlme. ??CHARLEB" k RAPP, ?Tolleetor Tnternal Revenne, Flfth Kentucky Dla trlct "Marrh 4. l-?s "' Thls recelpl wna gfren an unknown man ye.fer day hv Collector Bapp, after the stranp.r had rounted i l B.-W ? R dd, It w-is eonaclence money The atranger explalned hlms.if to the collector n< follows "I repreaent partlea now Ilvlnj* ln a dis'-mt BI ite ln 1863 they llved In Kentucky and defrauded 'Me Government out of conalderahle money ln whlakey How it u ta .1 me rnak<s no dlfference 'o you. The partlea 1 repreaent are .'ona-len^.'-strlcken; they want to retun the ney, wlth Intereal Wlll you trlve me a rer-elpt for the money lf I pay lt over to vou?" Collector Papp wns of eourae. wllllna: to jrlve e recelpl and accept the money. l/?ter he tele grapned the Department .it \\',-iablnari>ii of hla un i olll .tlon. PEXXRTLTAWIA onr.n DFMOCR\TF. TTIF.IR 5TATF CHAIRMAM OPPOBBD To RTTKN1MO A BEPARATE TK'KFT. Phlladelphla. Marr-h .'? Wllllam B. CHven, State ?halrman of th<- Jefferaorrlan or poid winp of the Demo-ratlo party of Pennavhanla arrlved here to day on hls way honv- to Laneaater from n protonged Bouthern trlp. Me ?-.11-i the oonferenee of gold IVmocrata hel 1 here last nlpnt. at whlch a derlslon was rrarhed ln favor of pnttlng sep.,rrite S'at- BI I Congreaalonal tlcketa ln the fleid, was not atled r-y blmaelf nor by dlrectlon of th-- Bzecutlva <v>mmit t.e It waa an Informal patherir.j*. h. aald, and dld ? ? pretend to repreaent the organlzatl n Mr r;i\-en added that he would rall a meetlng nf the Bxeeutlva ?"ommlttee to ronalder th.- attuatlon A unlted an i aggri aalva Demo tracy. he declare I, eould win In Pennaylvanla ln November. DOVBLE TiRAGBDT IX AX ILLIXOJ8 0IT7. A rHI^AOO MAN BVFPOBEO TO HAVE POMMITTm Mt'RDKR AND ST'irmr. Ottawa. 111 . Mareh l?A douhle trapedy oeeurrerl ln thla elty to-day. A man. BUppoaed to he C. \v Wood, of >'h:eago appeara to have eom mltted aulvlde after oavlng shot and kllled an Ottawa won ai. known as Irene Hrldor Phe apent laat weok ln Chlcago, aml Wood followed her nirf. The Coronar is InYeetlgattng There are rumora tt.at n man fr >m Ia Salle. 111 . who waa faaloua of Wood, oaca i?e of hla attentiona to the woman, oommltted the deed. Chtcag*0, Marh L. -f" A BTood waa a salej.man for a I'ovinirton, Ky.. wholeaale Uquor houae it - ? . d t:iat Wood uad been drlnklng heaviiy of late Ir la a!-u aald tl il ha told frlenda t.-.at he waa going to Ottawa to klll MIbb Brldor Wood had freouently apoken of the woman a? hi- wlfe. Jealouay ia bellevd to have .miaed the doub.e tragady- _ 0BV/-.R A l 8Mll H's COMM18810 V fiRST Albany, Mareh l Adjutanb-Oeneral Tininehaat to-day, actlng ln behalf of the Commander-ln Chlef, forwarded to Major-Ganeral Roe, a; N.-w Vork Clty. tho rommlaalon as Uripa.ller-fleriera. of ? oionei George Moora Pmith of tbe skth Reglmei ? \, ?? Vork cfty. who waa iboaen thla week to the cotnmahd of the new FJth HrlK-L.:-- of the N.. ticnui Quard. ____?_ .Y/:u" I'RESWF.XT OF MOXTPBLIEB, Waterhury, Vt . M-arch B ?The Rev Wllllam Newton. of thla pla e, haa been eleoted preaident of Mont'peiler .Semli.ary. --? TBE KA1BBB TO BOXOB B1BMABCB. Herlln. Marrli B.?Kniperor Wllllam on Mareh 36. the BXCtteth ant-.l\eraury of the entr> of Prlr.r-e Bi?- I marcal latojtha army, artll eonfer upon the former , r*i>_neallor a atgnal dlatln<*tl'jii. CDr Ichw?i1nge?, the] Prlnce'a phyaiMan. haa for. j v,iMen n.-iav demonatratloni or pubLe apeaklog at Friedrl(*harJh upon tha oecaaioa of Prlnoa Ula- , rr?; ;, , K Aprll I. owlng to tha autaamaa'a preearloua a-atfe af he-lth. THK NORTH BHORE MM1TED Mornlr.a; trelti to Cblpaf8 ln 24 bOUTa. Up the ! V^ll^y '' J^?-':., r.rind r-'-.rai Btatlan 10.00 eaeh , ^nT^g .rV"e. Cb'ca.Vl?..-0.>cxt mornmg.-Advt- I IX HAVANA HARBOR AGTtX. THE MAINE COURT RETURNfl TO THK BCBNE OP THE WRECK. tN BBSBBOM on THK M.IN-fiROVE-Mrilt" BULMBB rit'.N'I. Al.MII'.AN'TF OqTBUVO .IOINS TH~ V!7.~ATA. Ravana, March fi The Mangrove, wfth the TJl Ited Btatea Naval Tourt on Inqulry on board, arrlved here before n",.n. and th.- Roard at once held a -osslon Baalgn I'oweison waa axamlned conc- ??nlnpr the work of the divers. over whkh he h:.s su pervtaloa, and his examlnatlon was rontlnued 8fl -r tbe re ? ??? Captnin .'rnnpsnti, the presldent of th? Court, sald he was very sorry, hut lt was ImpOBBlble to ''I! Ihe correspnnd. nt any part of the testlmony or the roncluatona reached. Further, the Cap? taln sa'd b* hnd no l?|ea how long the court would i-etnaln here. adding that no orders had been re,-. iv-d for the cour' to ~o to Washlng ton at the olose of Its sesslons here. Three b dlea were recovered to-day from the wieck of th- Malne One of them waa Identl fled as that of Rol.ert Whlte. a mess attendant. : The aerond ls supposed to be fhat of a man ramed. Btewart. Wlth the body waa found a flne handkei chlef. havlng on It the letter "R." The thlrd body ls suppoaed to he that of an oller. as the clothlng was aaturated wlth oil. The smnkestack-' of the Ifaine h.ve heen re moved Th" Ppanlsh ftrst-class crulaer Almlrante Oquendo. arrlved In Havsna Harhor at ?:4fl o'cliick this Tiornlnp. from Spaln. She recelved a bearty weioome from the ferryboata and tugs. on board of which were the elvll and mllltary auth.irtnes an.l different Bodetlea, which had | he*-n uaitlnir for the wurship's arrlval. The dorka were opiwded wlth slghts-ers. rock.-ts w?re senf up. nnd Maga and .ther deeorattona were dl-playe.| from the veaaela ln port, the pub? lic bulldlngfl and the palaces The Almlrante Oquendo made n flne appear ance as she returned the salute from F'.rt <'a bnnas and then s.ilut*-! th- forl and Admlral. f'aptain Joaquln I.asapa ts in command of the Almlrante Oquendo. The nowspapers here say the n^wly prrlv* d ves sei is nf th. aami riaaa aa the Vlzca* a Tl." aame reremonlea wera obeerved on the arrlval of the Almlrante Oquendo n- were followed oul when the Vlaeaya reached this port from N.-w-Vork. I The two onilsers are moored neai each other. The oilvette had a comparatlvely amall paa senger llst to-day, and ihe usua! number of people lefl Havana f. r the Unlted Btatea. Fttshugb T.ee. jr.. s.m of ih.- Conaul Oeneral, was among the paaaengere who arrlved here on board the Oilvette II.?;,..">'? Lalne, tbe correspond'.nt ot a N- W York newapaper, and an alleged Freneh aub ,1ect. haa i.-i arreated and Imprteoned ln Ca banas Fortreaa A Cuban newapapei man named Pardo waa taken lnto rustody at th sam? tlme. Lalne waa formerly lmprls.in.-il upon n charpe of a.-tlve cotnplldty wlth the lnstirpents. It is sald that he wlll be releaaed and -.-nt north "n the n>-xt avallahle stea Tlie Bpanlah dlvera were down for aeveral h'.urs to-day. The coast aurvey stenmer Bache arrlved thls afterno,,n. she arlll take to K.-y Weat tha bodlea of tk"K.' recn\ere.l from the wreck. A hoat un whlch Senator Proctor had pla^'.e.l to ko to Bagu_ la <Jrande thla evenlng did aol start, bal Mr. Proctori arcompaaled by Mlss Barton, John K. Elwell and I>r. BgBB, aill gO to Fapua early tO-morrow by train. The E tor axpecta to take Wedneaday'a ateamer home. The Kx-cutive Commlttee *.f the Autonomiat party wlll publish a nianlf"sf,> ln "EI Pala" and th.- "Dlarlo de la Marlna" lo-morron aettlng forth the Intentlona of the party ln roiatbrn to the COffllng ele ?? b.ns TAKE* TLL l\ TBE UASMATTAR TBEATRE. A MAN BJ-Jp-raiRTJ TO BB A. !.. HAYBB, A LAW xTBR. BBJNT T" ni:i,i.i:vir HOBPITA", as i-rBAiffg A welJ-dreased n-.an who oceupled ? boa In the Manhattan Theatre became II! and exl Iblted toma .if Inaanltjr Jual after the perfonnance of "Way Down Baat" laal nlght, Jual aa the - was gotng down he ar..se to leave the box. but rgered as h.- made hla way t~-ard th- lobby. an.i jual ar tr,e and of th< atale hi dropped. Two uahera plekel hlm up and rall< l Pollceman Harty, A ,,|; .. r,, the N>w Vork Hoapltal for an amhulance but when it dld nol an ly the Blck man was taken to the w ? pth-st. pollce Btatton Heraved and talked Incoh-rently, and at lasi was s.nt ln an amhulance to the Inaane pa Th.- bIch ii an la fifty yearfl old, and has rray nalr and a gray beard. fn a amall memorBndum-book In hla coat pi.'-ket waa found the Informatlon: "My name la A L Hayen of No 11 Plne-at, Notlfy C. p rlayea No 71 Weat One-hundred-and-fourrh-Bt.' Tba dlrec'tory ahowa Mr. Hayei to be a lawyer TF! E CAP8E OE TELLOW EEVER. DR. KLEBB OF CHfCAOO, THTNXa IT I? KOT A f. VIIJ.'S. W'T A\ AViTll'.A Chleago. March ?' "The Timea-HeraM" wiii aay to-morrow: "Dr. Edwln Kleba, profeaaor of patholcgy and bactarlology in th*- Hoat Oraduate Medlcal Bchool, has dlacovcred the caoaa of yellow fever a aull of a aerlea of ? m ? rlmi i ta exti n lli f over two months. he has i- Bmeeba, whlch ls wlth? out doubl reaponBlbta for the dtaeaae, and be haa tble ... trace IU developmenl throuah a num? ber f atagea ln th. rarloua organi ot the body. "Profeaaor Kleba made hla expertmenta on the Btomach duodenura and llver of two patlenta who had "led of ?? f. ver li The materlal was arnt hlm b5 Dr Hermar Mohr, ol thal cltj pr'ofeBBor flrai Botight for th. bai llll know- aa Lanarelll's and S ' ''" "f fhern at ill. He . count. ard by the ald of ? il -"'1'" ? ?. green, ai ? in isofatln- the deelred p'-rms v... ,.- is i. ; ''? ' ? tbe il imach when Bwal . i., im 11 aa ui ? torm much llke a blackberry. From th re lt n.i BTatei ' " W^i . bodJ 'boul twlce thei ae of th. r. . T- ? la a rapld degatM ? ??W) ?' Kleba la tair,.-.:' I i ?' fever aerm, '? "III nol make any '*n :. mtll he naa been nt,.,. to obtain llve Berma and make eulturea and ar. mal expertmenta wlth i hem. ' TR0LLET-CAR8 ?<r'' TB OF 18T0B PLACE. t->o eari arera aenl on a trini trlp ever the newl- lald tracka af th*- Madlaon-ave. undergi trolley llne, from Aal n I lace to Clty Hall, at 1:19 O'clock 'hla morning. Th- trlp WBI mada wlthout . ,.oh |? ? -, htch left Aal i Pl.? aboul fh? aame tla i 'arae numbei of offlclala of o Two men irere autloned early laat nlght ,..: of the Une and arera ordered to reoort for iuty .pain thi- evenlng Tha- are r rie relleved early ln the morning. One of the m*n . . thal e th ? ? that cara ., runnlni reaularly al the lower end of th- lirre at 4 a m Io-.Ihv -? OBBOOV ROUBE \T BULL BURRED. Htaghaav Msaa.. March fc.-Tha Oregoa Houae. one o' tha kUTgaat si.mm.-r hotela Mt Hull waa oom plotely guttad by f-r* thla morning : i ?^ ai ful'v HO.flOO The otel waa formerly '^VTi bv Tay'ior Harrlngton, bul waa sold at pub ?i, ,. . s.-;.'.;n...-r laal for IHJM lo aattle .Mr. Han??':.gtoii'b aatate Tha orlgia ef tha lire ls a aayatery RtRUBAMTOJi CBARTEB IMBNDED y~r-h I Oavaraor Blaeh aaa r-ign.-i r-Baoter K. Mr. PuUer'fl bfll amendlng the charter *? stin-hamtoa ra'-aUva to electlona. provtdlng ?? ?L /???'/ rte-order'a term ahail explre DecaBBbar S''. \SV* -~-o-_ A t."NTVF-;nSAl. FAVORITE r'.,r rU bnai i ? '? ??? Ity. dryneaa ar.d flaror. ICoat . r., ,. ? , , - '- '? un.-i.isi e,< rhe ta> af thlaaah brate'd wina la larg?r than Uwfafiiny olhar brand thua provlng Ua unlvcraal p~pularlty.-Advl. FLORTDA MAKES TROUBLE. QUAJtANTINE OF NAVAT. VFSSEI.S FROM CUBA PROPOeTBD. THF OXITBBNMBNT, BUWBVBat, wtt.t. not tol, HtATB ANY INTBRrgRMMCl WITH THK arORX Of THK WRKCKKRS OR THR PROCBBDIN08 OF THB MAIBB OOVRT THK OLTMPIA N<~>T TO BE ORDBRBD HOMI Waahlngton, Mareh 5, Ther- la a proapect of i h, new and unwelcome developmenl In the Malne affalr whlch, ln the end, may b'nd to a ron . troveray between fhe r.overnment of the Fnlted Btatea at d tlie State of Florlda. If the offlrlals of the State Indirae the stand taken by the local Ua at Key West. Th.- latter have informed Admlral Slcard that on the flrst of n"xt month they propoae toenforce tho state Quarantlne law agalnat all rraft arrivlng from Cuba as a meas 1 uie of precaution agalnat the introductloa of | yellow fever, The notlce Indlratea that the law wlll bp ap plled to naval reaaela and. in vlew of the serloua I Interrupti'ina surh Interferenee wlth the free ! movement* of hla ahlpa would rause. Admiral Blcard has reported fhe farts to the Naw De partmeni ?nd awalta Inatructlona The Depart* I ment oftlclala rannot Morate wlth equar.lmlty [ the stoppape of guch rraft aa th" Manprove and ! the Fern on th"lr errandl of merey, nor d?lays | that may r"sttlf ln the Interruptlon of the work ' of the wreckera enpaped nn the Malne'a hull and the proeeerlinps of the Pourt of Tno;u1ry. THK PRESIDENT LTKELY TO ACT The Preaident hlmsrlf probably wlll rommnnl '? rate wlth the Governor of Florlda. wlth a vlew i to aerurlng an abatemenl of the law ao far aa ? it la propoaed to apply lt to naval vessela, thla i beinp the epeedleal manner of deallnp arlth the ! ..-ise. it may be aald. however, that the Na ! tlonal frovernment has never rerognt/od the rlghl of any loral authorltlea to stop lts vesaeis in ras-. their mnvoment! were deemed neeeaaary. The warshlps havr vnluntarlly aubmlttr-d to 'inarnntlne when returnlrg from any port eus perttod "f Infectlon, but thla la a.?aerted to b" mer.lv a coneeaalon, and not th" reropnitlon of any rlrrht on th" part of State authorltios In vlew of the fa t that the offlcera of wsr ahlpa, aith the g|d of capable surprons on wh ship. make || thelr prlde to keep thelr oraft In the moPt healthful rondltlon, naval offlrers fe"! that they ma? be aafeiy left to run their Bhlpa beta-en Havana and Key West withoul reatrlc tlon. As an evldence of the caie exerdaed to avoid carrylng rnntaglon, the oftlclala p"lnt to the fart thal withoul any BUggeutlon from the health authorltlea of Florlda Admlral Blcard cauaed the wounded aurvlvora of the Malne dis aater to bede-alned for aeveral days at Tortupas before allowlng them to po to Key West. NO CHANOE IN RKI.IKF PLANS. It in aeeerted poaltlvely at the Ptate Depart menl that there haa been m> rhanpe ln the plans for the rendlng of the Mnntgomery and the Naahvtlle to Kastern Cuba porta wlth rellef BUppllea for the reronrentradoe. It had be.-n mggeated thal the offer of a merrhant steamer from New-York to take sorn" of theae pooda to Cuba would relleve tbe naval vessels from the performance of thla onerooa task. bul the declaratlon from th? Ptate Department Insures tbe executlon of tha orlplnal propramme. and the ahlpa nam"d wlll sail f'"'r Matanzas and Snpua la i;r-tnd<< as BOftU aa the goods arrlve at Key West from New York. Reporta reealred by th" state Department from these plar.-s BhoW that terrlble destltutlon exlata and the offlcera of the Montgomery aaw f.r thetneelvea on their recent vtatt to Matanzas tha e-tenl of the mtaery. II ls aald by aome of the correapondenta of theae offlcera that they all returned pennlleaa from their Cuban crulea, havlng been so moved by what they saw that they gave away all of thelr ready eash THE OLTMPIA NOT COMXNO HOME. It was rteclded this aft-rnoon to abandon the PDjeeted order to the flagahip Olympla to re tui-n to san Pranclaco from Hong Kong. with out thls flne ahlp the Aalatle aquadron wojld he made up of gunboata and unprotected erulsers, withoul any greal degree of defenaive and no of fenaive force agalnat armor?d shlps. Th" rruiser more, now at Honolulu. has been selected to taki the powder to b- brought to that pott by* the Mohlcan to Hong Kong for the veaaela of the lalatlc aquadron. Whether or not the ship wlll [?'. _tta . . the aquadron permanently has not vet l'"<-n dotermlned. The torpedo-boat Wlnalow. whb'h has bem under repatra at the Norfolk Navy Yard. ealled to-daj for Key Weal to J"ln the iiotiila. NO BTEPfl TOWARD BUTINQ WARPHIPS. Tho eontlnued reporta that Bpain is buylng new warahlpa led to countar reports that the naval authorltlea here were conaldertng almllar purchaaea In no offlclal .piarter at the Navy Departmenl could thls be conflrm-d. as steps 0f thla character neceaaarlly would be puar.n-d with ihe greateat aecrecy. There ls llttle dotfbt, howev?r that the Department Is Informlnp lt ?Vlf fulti aa to rh- opportunltlea for purchaaea ahould the neceeslty for more shlps arlae. Thus fai th'r- have been no negotlatlona for ahlpa alu1 ?o optiona asked on partlcular Bhlpa. A number of offers of shlps have been submltted to Secretary Long by shipbuilding concerna in hla country and abroad. Theae have been 1, k-t.-l and nlei, but beyond an acknowledg . , f the offera no f-tepa tow ard purrhas'-' nave r>een taken iindeT ordlnary elrcumatancea the Navy De n.rtmeni would raqulre authorlty from fon . ? t" purrhase warshlps. There la no law whlch i -nnits ? larger exordae of authorlty in tim? of emergency than at other times. It is - to .d however, that 'he naval authorltlea A i thal Btlch emergency measur.-s as mlpht be re-nilred would have the Bubsfe'iuent approval of Conpr.-rs THK PUBCHA1E OP THK BEAR. A p -redent ls cJted as to th" purrhase of a nv..l! yeis-l In a time of emergency wltbout the ? 0f Congreaa. Whll<? Serrotary Chaadler was at the h-ad of th" Navy Department In tormatlon ^aa recelved that tba Orealy Arrtlo exi'.-dltl n wai ln a perllous condltlon /ind that r.-ilef wms Imperatlve wlthout a day's d-lay. lt U noa a matter of hlstory that lf th.- rellef ? irtv had been twenty-four hours later ln rea.-h Ing Oreely and hls men they wuld have ?ur rurnbed to atarvatlon. None of the naval shlps ?i tbe tlma a ire avallable Tlie u>m waa of ' r, ,i for eaia however, and Secretary Chandler | the eontrart for Its purrhase. say'ng at the time that lf CongT?8B falled to ratlfy the purchaae and make tha appiopi lal lon n? ceaaary for th- purrhase pri'-e be v ould hold hlmse.f peraonally raaponalble to the eontra^tota, The H'-ar w.is Bucceaaful in h-r reiief mlsslon. ar.d Conpress promptly ratifed Mr. Chandler's , . urse by makir.p an approprlatlon to pay for i ?h- BhlD Bbe ls now In the Oovernmetit servl^e u* a revenue cutter "n duty ln Alaskan watera. It ls aald that the same rourse pf proredure would ba folloarad In caaa of emargeney at the present tlme. _ MAINE BURVTVOIUI DISTRIRI'TF.D. KIVK '-"MIN'! HKItK AND mRTT AaagONBD TO BBIP8 MIU>R# '.KM-:i:".-irv gflOWM, Key Weat. Fla. Marrh o Th" Mallory Lln" ateamer I.ampasaa. whlrh salled f..r NtW-Tork to-day, h?a oa t>oard fiv" aurvlvora of the Malne Ti ?" are T^oart. the innsfer-at-arms; S hwarir. 8 rook. and Toplla, Rushlda and Awo, I onilii ur ,l on thlrd ini?e FLOR1DA AND THK BOCTH Pagtaat aarvlca evar operated to Florlda and Naaaau ls *'a Atlantic Coaat Llne and Piant Sys ?>."? v..-Y'1'k and Florlda BpecUl," IJriB ,,,v\o other trains New*Vork offlcea, 223 and 161 broadwajr.-(Advt. 8PAIN AFTER THE O'HIGGIXE. NFOOTIATINO WITH CHIL1 FOR THK PTJ1V CRAfta. OF THK. nATTI.E-8HIP. I/ond'in. March ."?. ? Further Inqulrtes made on i the subject confirm th" report, cabled yesterday. \ ot the sale nf two cruisers, whlch the Arni atrotjgi hav- baaa Imllding for Bragtt, to Spaln. The laqalliaa further BbOW that a representatlve of thaChlllan Qovernmenl has been BeamUatlng with a repreaentatlve of the Bpaalah Gtrtara m-'tii for the sale of the hattle-shlp O'HIgglnfl, huilt bv the Armstrnngs for Thlll, and It is be? ll v.-d that a <)? al Is prnetleally eOTBp|*ted whereby this splemlld warshlp passeB lnto Bpafa'a poaaeaaion It ls known that the Chlllan representatlve made % deflnlte rjffar to Spaln recently, but the prlce was consldered too high. and Spaln made a ccunter-offer. It ts now understood they have c.me to terms. The shlps whlch Spaln secured ln France are two heavlly armored eoaat defence veaaela whlch Rrazll ordered, for -ervlce on the River Platte, and whlch have been bullding at the I.a Seyn* works, at Havre The statement made In Washlngton that the Amaznnas. one of the ycsse'.s Spaln has pur chaaed from Braatl, has already left this coun? try for Rrazll, is Incorre.-t. She Ib atill at the Armstrongs' works. The O'HIpplns ls a ateel-'heathed vessel, of ?,60 tons dlsplac-ment and le\50j horae-poaer. She ls 411 feet ? Inchea long, and has K.d feet heam Her armor heit |a eey-n Inchea In thlcknesa, and her deck-platlng is three lnclies thlck. The armament of the O'HIppins conslsts of four 8-lneh <-ulck-flrl-~ pnns, ten 6-ln.-h guna, four 4.7-lneh guna. ten 12 poundera, ten B-poundera -md four smail rapld-flre ptina She has three torpedo tubea, and ls estl mated to si.-am 2L2S knots an hour. THF COLTJMBIA OR.r>FIlFr> POUTH. maratTCTioNa from thk bavt -epartm-nt to IIAHTFX WORK ON THR r-RriHKR? WTLL BB P.KADY TO 1,-AVK ON TH K 1STH Phllndelphla, March 5 - lt was reported at League raiand Navy Yard thla evenlng that Com mnndant f'asey had re~*lved ordera from the Navy Department to-day to send the. oruiser .'olumbla Bouth aa soon as poaaible. The Polumhla wlll be ready fo leave the yard by the 15?h of this month. The t'lR Samoaet, now at League Island. wlll, lt 1. accompany th<* f'olumbla aouth. and wlll probably be uaed aa a dlspatch-boat by the squad ron al Key W*ot. THF TORPEDO-ROAT M'KFE LArNCHFD. WORK TO HK RCRRIEO on THB LATEST ADDI TION TO THR aOVBRNMKNTfl FhOTir.t.A. Baltlmora. March "> (SpectaD, -The preaent actlv Ity In naval -trcles iBVBBted Ihe laiinchlng of the new torpedo-boat McKee at the Oolumblan yarda this afternoon wlth rm.re. than oidinnry Intatast Becretary Long had expe.ted to b? preaent, but at BOOn aent a teicuram to Mayor Malster, who Is the prealdenl Of tha .ompany. that he could not come. Mlaa Mabel Wardwall, youngeet daught?r of Colo pel K. H. U'ardwell. was the si>onsor. The McKee ls the fourth aurface torpedo-boat bullt at the folumbtan works f,.r th? Government, the othera belng: the Foote. the Wlnalow and the Rodgera Hhe ls the smalUst of the four. She ls nlnety-elght feet long and wlll ha\e a dlaplacernent of stxty-flve tona. The contraet for her completion d^es mt explre untll September, but woik Is being burrled ..ti her. The McKee aill not be a twln-acrew boat, Uke the others, but wlll be propelred by a slngle acrew, drlven by a trtple-expanalon en-ine. She muat make twenty knnts an ho.:r. Her armament wlll conslal of whltebead torpedo tuoes and rapld-flre gnri'. on deck She wlll be able to carry rcil enough to steam tlwee thousand miles. Her crew wlll conslat of twenty-four ofhVers and men. She wlll coat 1128,008, AT'STRFAS CABIRBT RESIGXR. r-Of-NT VOX THI'N HORBNgTIM WTT.L TRY TO F^P.y. A Ni:w MIN18TRT. Vlenna, March f>.--The membera of the Aus trlan Pablnet to-day tendered their reslgnatlons, whlch were accepted hy Fmpetor Francis Jo seph. His Majesty appointed Prlvy Councillnr C'ount von Thun Hohenstlm Prime Minister and Intruated bo hlm the task of formlng a new Cabinet, pendtng the organizatlon of whlch the retlrlng Mlnisters arlll conrluct the current busi nesfl. The peraonnel of the retlrlng Ca'nlnet. whlch waa formed late In Novemher of last year, la as fol Iowb: i're?:1ent of th- CoanefJ snl Mlnlater of the Interlor VON OAVTB. H, MUUSter of Asrleultlire- I'ount RTLANnTHKF.lDT Mlnlater f Juatlca Dr, J von RtHFlll. Mln;?ter of Pul'l.c InfltniCtlOB?CbUBt VON BAIL.LF7T UATOItR Minister of Natioial r.-r-n-e Count VON -,'~T.~~R BHEIMB. Mlnlater l Plnanea Herr t-.o-hmuawfiK. Mlnlater -f Ommerce -Herr KOERBRR, Mlnlater of Rallwave- Dr. VON wittkk. GRABLE-8 PBOMI880BY KOTEB. ST'ITS RY A BANK OF THI8 i'ITY AOAINRT PHII.A DbTLPHIANB Phllndelphla. March 5?The name of Francis C. Orabla, the man to whom Caahler Qulnlan, of the Chemlral Natlonal Rank of New-York loaned about fZOO.falO wlthout adequate aecurlty, which transaotlon reanlted in Qulnlan's reslgna tlon after many years' servlee In the instifutlon, liRiired in aeveral suits in the Unlted states f'lrcult Cf.urt here to-day. The Tradesmen's Natlonal Pank of New York brought ?ult nealnst Wlillam Wolsten croft's Sons to recover f.'.i'iOO on two unpatd promleaory noies. respectlvely for ?2.'?sl and 13,000, made payahl?? to GraMe. and Indorsed and tranaferred by hlm to the plalntiff for value rereived. The san.e bank brought sult in rhe sain-- eourt against John A. Crosmore to recover jlO.iaiti on a promlssory note, payahle to the orderof .'Irable and lndors?d and transferred for value recelved to the nank. Th?:i-.a.- Bradley Aled an affldavlt of defence to the suit of Wlillam J. Arkell, of New-York. broupht to racover J12,.Vs) on a check stated to j have been dra-.vn by tha defendant on February 18, 1807, on the Fecurl'y Trust ^'ompany, to the order of Francis C. Grable, indorsed by Grable i and John K AndruB. and whlch check remalns unpald. Hradb-y avers that he gave the check to Orable ?n February 18, 1887, but It v,n* not preaented for pavment uniil January 27. lv-'s. when Arkell presented It: that on or about Apnl 15, 1897 he (Bradley) made a full aattlament wlth Grt.b',tf of ihe accounta between them. m *:udlng th?' aniount of the check. which chgck Grable agreed to return to hlm. Not recetvtag it he Buppoaed lt had been eaaoellod, and he asks the Courr to rule that he ls not llable because of th.- fallure of the holders to present the ch*-, k in reasonable tlme. and the further fact that the dcfendait has pald the amount thereof to the payee._ CMB18TIAB ESDEAYOR COBTMMTTOW. OH1CAOO a'ANT" TO SEifR- IT FOR 1M>|I IVH WTI.l. RAIflr" WOO.10 Chlcago, March 5 -ChK-ago wlll be the meettng place for the Internatlonal Conventlon of the Chrls tlaa Kndeavor I'nlons ln July, lef<9. If the efforte o* the 'hlcago unlon prove auccaaafaL Reailrlng the ralue of an early campalgn. t.-ie membera of the Thleago branch have alread) entered he fteld. A preltmlaary comtnltt.e. hoaded by A. K. McDonald. presldeal ef the Chlcago unlon. haa already been appointed to aeeure a | :arantee fund of $30.aoo, the r. nount naceaaary fei tl.itertatnmaai of ihr via Itora This commlttee la knoam ia "i'hlcago '?." and wlll begln aolloltlng siios-'rlptlons at once. [t la estimated tha! over k\ eruy-flvi' taouaand people wlll attend the conventlon. AS taOClBTTT FINDB IT. gociety flnds Mftet A Chan.lon rhampagne a poal tlve reoulaite, to sult th.- palatee of connolsaeura end bon-vive'iia. as evldence.l by the menua sei~ed ai promlnent bar.queu and faahlonable gatherlnga. -AdvC THE NEW8 OF TWO CA PITAL& LOKDOS UYDIAN PINANOM AND THE RECENT? UTTNICIPAL HaatOTION. THK DESPERATK UTUATION OF ENOI/ANTYgJ EA8TERN EMTTbtE f/tHTt ROSKBF.RY AS A POPFT.AR HFRO-SPATN S NKW PIOBTDfO ("RAFT far rABt.r to rnr. ?BIBajg-.l lx>ndon. Marrh R.?Daaoltory dta aaatOB '>ver the mlnor mvsterles of Rritlsh dlptontacy ron* tlniiea. hut ls wlthout prarflral r*?*-ulr M. Har.otanx's atfttud" on the West Afriran qu"B tlon ls sutflrlently "nlpmaMral to en\M? the Frenrh preas to make Irrttatlnp r.mmente Whlch are reaented hy Erpllsh Jourri's. but puhllr Interest ln the subj"rt la Blllflilul. and Admlral Maxse's ron*??ntlon that th" Frenrh aitbdrawal from Roussa shouid he a rondltlon of any fartber negotbltlon ls not Mipportrd. Th" rhln"se loan. whlch Russla would not al low th" Sallshury Oo\ernrn"nf to arrarp" at a mlnlmum roat haa gone to Enpllsh and Oer* man bankers, who will mr-ke a handsome rom mlsslon. Th" Rritlsh d"mand tha' the ports of t'htna shouid be fr"" to all naflops. nnd truU there shouid be no "sph?ree nf 1nflti"r.re," haa dlsappeared In haze Rus?!a apparently haa a sph?re of mflueaca ln Mancburla, and G"*'many has soverelgn rlphts over her r."w terrltory, earh Pow"r promlslnp to keep lts ports open. The Rritlsh advamapes from fh" rerent gama of Chlnesr dlplomary ar" ao unrertaln that ex S"rretary Olney'a n"w dortrln" of rare patrlot Ism as the basls of marltlme alllanre ls rerelved here wlth aurprlse. Uganda haa been d"bated In the Commons wlth explanatlons whlrh only confuse. and wlth a futlle demonetratlon by Mr Labourher". ?^na questlon of momentoua importanea ea? capes ohservatlon whlle the <*hanges ara rung upon other forelpn and lmperlal themee. Thla ls fhe flnanrlal rondltlon of Indla. John Brlght, who understood Indlan flnance. used to deapatr of Interestlng anybody ln the Commoni In tha subjert. The altuatlon ia now descrlbed by Indian flnanrlors as Intolerable. owlng to tha atrlnpenry ot the rurrenry, hlph ratea of Inr terest and unrertalnty resperting the Oovern ment'a pollcy ln repard to th" gold standard. Prlvate dlspatches recelved In Lnmhard Streea from Bombay assert that the Indlan Qovern? ment Intends to rais" the duty on lmported sllver, whirh was flxed at .". per rent when the mlnts were rloaed In 1808. The assumed ob-, Jert of thls pollry 1. to leasen the romp-tltlon of sIKer wlth Counctl drafta. and to forre up tha exrhanpe value of the rupee, already artlfl cially enhanred by srarrlty. Th" effact of rlog lnp the minfs and th? .r> per rent duty haa beea to redure imp'.rts of the whlte m"t.il. A largely Inrrease*! duty wlll further dlmlnlsh the lmporta of silver and rrlpple trnd" wlth China. What measurea fh.* Oov.-rnm"nt ran adopt ln order to lntrodure th" gold standard. ohtaln a pold rescrve and pmtert lt from the ronstant draln raused by h.-avy remlttanoes to Enpland nobody attempts to fr.rerast. yet all Indlan "X perts admlt that th" exlstlnp rondltlons are ruln otis and that somethlng must he don" sp">*di;y. Parllament ls hilent and '"Th? N...'!< ...?; Ra vlow" Is the only Joirnal that devofea murh at tention to the subjert. The prartlral moral for the Amerlran Oovernment. whose overtures for Internatlonal settlenient were rejerted last Orto ber, Is to watrh the Indlan altuatlon rlr,s*-ly and let the Anglo-Indlan authoritiea atew In th"tr own Juire. Tb" last three of slx torpedo-destroyers or* dered by th" Spanish c.nvornment at Clyde hank have heen rompleted for dellvery thls week, the rrews havlng arrlved for takinp poa aesalon of them Theae boata have exre.-ded twenty-nlne knots in trlals. They are equal aa rt^troyers to th" beat rraft of that rlass ln th" Rritlsh Navy: 'h"re Is nothlng tn the Amer Iran Navy of the sam" rlass. The Armsfronga assert that they are dolnp no work for Spaln, rontrarts for an armored rruiser and a batfle shlp havlnp fallen through for lark of money. Th" Clyde bulldera deny the rumors that any freah rontrarts for torp"do rraft have been rrede wlth th" Madrid Oovernment. It Is ronddently aaaerted tn shtpplng rtrclea that Spanish apents are attemptlnp fo buy aeveral warshlps ln Knmland. On" vesr.el la ad rrlrably adapted for thelr purposes; lt ls a twen ty-threp-knot proterted rnilser of 4,180 tona, bttllt on th" same lines as the Japanese rrulaer of th" same tonnape. hut not cont.-aoted for by any Oovernment It haa a powerfal battery and ia vlrtually r*-adv for sea at Elswlck. Thla la th" ?hlp whlrh Spaln la likely to purrhase un lesa antinpated by the ITnited Btates. Two other shlps whlrh Spanish apents may be looking at are the protert-d rruiser Raroao. of M08 tona ordered at the Armstronga for Brazll. and the armored rruiser O'HIPPins. of 8..VX) tons. now ln proress of ronstrunion for Chlll; but th-y are not likely to obtain them. There ls another Rrardllan crulaer at Elawlrk. not yet launched. Publlr Interest tn Cuban compllcatlone la ?ub alding 'n Enpland. stnr" Amerlcan dlspatr.hea no lonp-r sunV" to ke"P lt allve. Rritlsh naval experta do not ronreal the fact that they ara dwl, ronr"rn*-d ln the report of th" Board of Imtutry sinre. whether th" "xoloalon waa ae Cldental or oth-rwlse. the deatrurtlve energlea auddenlv l"t loose ofTer a startllng pmof of the Inserurltv of modern navies. The membera of th" Board of Inqulry ar" well known by reputa t'on to naval offirers h"re. and th"lr ronclualona wlll rommand r-nfid' nre and r"sP"ct The ex p?rtf, of leadlng journals apr"" that there ran he nothlng but pralse for th" attltud" of mod er.ulon tak"n by th" Amerlran Oov"rnment. ??Th" itatltt" rays a hlph trlbut" to-day to Pr"s1dent M'Ktnley for hls flrmn"?s of rharac ter ar.d Independanea of judpm. nt The bellef expressed by "The Spertator" that nelther fhe Amerlran nor the Spanish Oovernment wanta war, but that both exp*rt It, ls ahared by many flnanr'.ers, who are Impressed with the responsl bllltles of th" monetary situatlon They under s'and fullv how lmpractlcable lt wlll be to pre vent a great draln of gold from Europe when ever Amerlra rhooses to call ln tho heavy out standlng balanre In Ua favor, and they marvel over th" rumor that the Britlah Oovernment at so rrltlral a pertod ls serlously ron8ld"rlng the expedlenry of ralslnp a blp loan to provlde Indla wlth a gold reaerve. The I.ondon munh'lpal el"itlons are gencally regardod aa a Oovernment d"feat whirh waa well "arned. The Prime Minlster gave the alg nal for a campalgn agalnat the County Coun cll. and the Mlnlsters. after trylng In valn to explaln away hla Indlacreet apeerh, plnnged Into the ranvass themselves. Inalatlng that the Mod erates shouid vote as Fnlonlsta on general party lln"a. and eolioltlng moral support for a Lon don blll whlrh they dld not venture to produoa. Wr.rse polltlcal tactlca were never known. By ralBlng a aenselesa hue and cry over Soclaliam they have raused murh Irrltatlon ln every pro A TRIFMPH OF AMERICAN OENH'g. The Pennaylvanta I.imlted. wtth lts new eaulp ment. ls hy far the handeomeat Pa"'n?'rJ.?infi2 rxiatence. It le.ve. ^A\^MZ^AAyC ' Chlcago. Clnclnnatl and 8t. Loula-iAdvu