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Till- PROTOCOL riOES OVER ALL HOPE ABAXDOXED. Dominican Convention Cannot Be Ratified tit This Session. ;from Ti-r TBiBtrNK rt'rrau.l Wafhingto:;. March 13. — All hope of ratifying the gaiito rvr.iir.~o protocol at this session of (r . l ._ * h* 5 " * ri * > * ri abandoned, and .the Senate «5« 5 re-w Kjderiag the most graceful method of dlirjcln? <f . the matter, Several prominent fenjitors called at the White House this morn- Ing and dScribed the situation to the President, rf,r; showed htm that they had not enough votf* "* ratify the protocol and that a vote ToaM Inevitably mean, its rejection Later, tn *y «=a id .they had hoped that under the clr tuni c t~.n< % es the President would, see fit. to with draw thf; sgr-cruiPnt for the present, but ho irade no such suggestion, and it was finally in formally determined that action on the con \ertio;i infest be deferred until the special ses> r ir»n ■> h ., ■- is to be. called in the fall, and It was *n ..i.nomu-eri from the White House. Whfi: t!i«> Senate met at noon, however, the leader* speared to be undetermined as to the T"-«i equrre to be purrued. and no final decision h»<i Uee«. ached when adjournment was taken Isije In the afternoon. The suggestion that a cofnmiKs'ori be sen( to Santo Domingo was men t:*re<i to the President, but he expressed the pplnfon that such a commission could not prop «-Hy It appointed, and his views were concurred iv by members of the Senate. The suggestion th: » «un-commlttee of the Committee on For rign Relations be sent to Santo Domingo was rfifo-jieed. Nt found no supporters among the RtpuMl^ari leaders. It is barely possible that a in nliiHawi calling on the President for further Information regarding the Dominican situation irrfpht be adopted, but that is not likely, and the l-idi<-f>rionp to-night are that the treaty will be jrfrrf-'l bark trt \\\t. committee for consideration, nnd that final adjournment will be taken this vrek. as .soon as certain nominations can be confirmed.. RESPONSIBILITY FOR FAILURE. While the failure «f the treaty at this time, it jrenTnlly rharged to the fact that the Demo rrsts are united In their opposition. It Is main t Ined In administrative circles that the Repub lican majority In the Senate cannot be held Hanveleiw. It is argued that »he debate on the iirhitroiinn treaties and (heir final .amendment, <'?!•!"■ the President's protest, only paved the v?v for the feat of the present agreement. v. hi;» th" d«»b.it»» on the Naval Appropriation 1 ill. in ■ '.-. h certain Republican senators dia played hostility to the foreign policy of the .] mfnifitration, followed by the numerous commit i"» amendment* of the treaty, largely contrib uted to 'ii* uriltjr with which the minority ha" opposed the Dominican protocol. Moreover, the BbF**nre from Washington of certain influential h"VA*or%, includjQS some who have ' expressed i prrovaj of thr convention^ is held to have had ?t«; efTfct. nr.<i nil combined have proved of as ri"tKn*-f to the r><-morr.TtiV lender in solidifying Thr . ssttion. l.fadins Senator*, however, maintain that •there is little ground for these conclusions.. They insist that knowledge (hat the administration. v-sjs prepared to «yjpatrue 'he word ":!Sip»in» (' " ?s used in the arbitration: treaties as meaning Fnmethlng less than a treaty-- something that iouJd he approved by the Rsecutive without the Cdvice and Consent of the Senate — doubtless had its effect and i-endered Senators more cautious in their consideration of the protocol. The pre eminent (actor la defeating the Panto Domingo treaty, they <iecif»rc. however, has been the con •victinn of many Senators that the Dillingham (F»nche« "memorandum of agreement" was prl roarny intended to be put into effect without the approval of the Serial-. Despite the .reiterated rations of those in a position to know, j Dnslneni Republican Senators have asserted th«>ir ronvirtion that this was the case, have ar- Ct'e.d that the agreement wsis prepared in Jan uary and ot|pa|aXed that it should go into ef fect^od February'l. and that, without impugn lag the sincerity of Secretary Hay, they are con fde&i that there was an intention on the part ■vf sojiie nesponsiUe oAeials to conduct the Do minican affair without consulting the Senate. r.epublKans ndmit that they have Insisted on th* accyra'.-y of this assertion in the Senate, and Democrats declare that no other factor has been Mi ;«oteiit In solidifying them against the proto col as these assertions made by Republican Ben etirs of high standing. AN' INVESTIGATION POSSIBLE. "vVhile the President ,and leading members of the genate reject the idea of sending a com mission to Santo Domingo to Investigate fiscal conditions In that republic, , it is by no means Improbable that the President will cause further investigation to be made, no that he can an tf.-ir-ate. when Congress meets 111 October, some Of the objections that have been raised in the trtfim session. It is possible, for instance, that "the President may secure the services of Jacob II- Hollander, who was selected to organize the fißf-al •stem of Porto Rico: was afterward ap r^ni*<i Treasurer of the inland by President ?leKJn!ey. "d was successful In that work, to Tiak/* a. careful study of Dominican conditions, ■ he followed by recommendations as to the cuts*- which should be pursued with a view to extricating the republic from its financial dif ficulties. It i* not likely, however, that the Pref.f3f.,,t would send anything resembling a liscion to the island for that purpose. I If, .-.s j-erijis probable, the protocol is allowed to repone. in the Foreign Relations Committee Jpttl October, the Republicans will, they be **\>\ have almost enough votes to effect ratifi cation without Democratic assistance. The jwjTOal political status of the Senate is fifty f^ht Republicans and thirty-two Democrats, «hlr>h i flows of course, for Missouri and Dela- v *'' filling the vacancies in their representa t!«»:. With all vacancies Wed It would require " n '. v .'wo Democratic votes to ins-ire ratification. * v 'n if d"» ejopments in the recess did not r«?*ul; * ■ much larger defection from the ranks of the opposition; PfIOCEEDIXGS IN THE SKNATE. Ne-.vj-nds ollcred a resolution to-day ca'Un? o'^ the •evident to send to the Senate, '-*Malii i.'ifcrm.Ttion believed Jo be in the posses ■wp of th?;fitat« Department in illation to sn affaire. The resolution was not sen. S«sly rbpkrdered at the time, and Mr. Ner/land/s 'l*ech- advocating its adoption received s/ant '"ttrniSon. Later hi the day it m whispered «ut if the resolution were adopted and the ri * mo ' r felt that all the information obtain • We. would ht- siven- to them a defection of ihrif or fuur Democraijc votes might result. Thi« would ratify the treats. Leaders -of the mincrHy, r, n the other hand, took th* position *•;»! no information cculd be forlhromin^r which < SStSBSM oa M<r«od pngr. QUICKEST LINE TO CLEVELAND. ' *''*•* N'*w«Terk :, •;; M . ,„,. B rrlw CleieJand 7:15 t *i mnrr - ln f' Cincinnati 1:30 p. m.. , Indianapolis tral XT*" £'• ■ L " Mil « 9<s p in. by New- Voile Cen- r '«- Fib* fcervice. No e SC c* 3 fare.-Advi. To-day, fair. Tfl-mnrrow. fair: ll|fht to fi»»h «>«ith wlndn. SENTRIES SHOOT OFFICER. Lieutenant Boone Makes Dash for Libert?/ to Draw Guards' Fire. Vancouver Barracks, Washington, Mar. la.— Lieutenant Francis M. Boone, who was ordered discharged from the United States army yester day on the charges of desertion, absence without leave, non-payment of debts and conduct on becominer an officer, to-day made a dash from his guard with, it is believed, deliberate suicidal intent, and before recapture was shot and prob ably fatally Injured. Boone was being conducted from the prunrd house to the garrison hospital when, without warning, he broke away and started id run. He was ordered to halt, hut paid no attention to the command, and the guards opened fire. One bullet out of the five fired at the prisoner took effect in the head above the right ear and passed under th« scalp to a point above the right eye. Another broke his collarbone. Boon? rose to the office of lieutenant from the ranks. He is said to belong to a wealthy New-York family, and has a wife and child in San Francisco. He was assigned to this post about nine months ago. Soon after his arrival hero he loft the post without leave; going to Seattle. On his return from that city he was placed under arrest and ordered to remain in quarters. This he failed to do and .tilsappeered for. thre» months. It is said that he went to British Columbia and returned to this country and surrendered himself only because he was ordered by his family In New-York to do so <y suffer disinheritance. He returned, was con victed hy court-martial, and yesterday the Presi dent approved the finding* of the court. The Pres ident's order affirming the. action of the court martial had just . been read to Boone when he broke away from his guard*. DROPS BEFORE AVDIEXCE. Dr. Bell Falls Unconscious About to Address Methodist Conference. Just as he arose to address the monthly con ference of Methodist ministers, nr No. ISO Bth-ave.. yesterday, the Rev. Dr. Richard K. Bell, pastor of the T"nior> Methodist Church at Broadway and 4Rth-st.. fell to the floor oncon- FCIOUP. Nearly two hundred ministers were present Dr. BelTs swoon caused much excitement. A patrolman, who was railed, hastily summoned an ambulam-e from New-York Hospital and the ambulance purppon revived the clergyman, who refused to s-o to the hospital. H<- was sent home in care of a friend. AT. A. Oaranichael, of No. 102 We«t 48th-st.. where he was attended by his family physician, who diagnosed his ill ness as acute indieestioii. The clergyman had practically reeoveied from the nttack last niclit. FOIXD AFTER 53 YEARS. Brother of Flushing Man to Receive $90,000 Legacy. Ira \~. Travis, of Flushing, received yesterday a' letter from his brother. James Travis, who has been missing fifty-ihrte years. The letter was written from Australia. The Travis family are natives of Glen Cove, Long Tsland. . In 1661 James Travis, then nineteen rears old. ran away from home on a whaling vessel. Nothing had been heard from him since. Twelve years ago a wealthy relative of the family died nnd willed each of the two brothers, Ira I", and James. ?00,000 each. James could not be found, and his legacy waR turned over to the State Department. In the mean time advertisements for the missing man were inserted in newspa pers all over th wortrt. The State Departmeii* also made attempts to find him. He finally saw an advertisement In an Australian newspaper, and he wrote to his brother in Flushing. James Travis married an Kngrlish girl in Australia: they have eleven children; and have been prosperous, financially. Irn I". Travis Is a well known man in Flushing. He lives at Madison -a ye. and Percy-st. He \<> a veteran of the »'ivil War. nnd was formerlj commander of George Huntsman Post. Grand Army of ihe Republic. He, too. ha« a large family. The James Travis legacy of fOO.OOO, which has be.^n drawing interest for twelve years, now amount*? to nearly double that sum. SHOULD SELL ISLANDS. Congressman Says We Must to Avoid W ar with Japan. ;r.7 TEI.EORAPH TO THE TtUßlNr.l Dcs Moines. March 18.— The I'iiit-d States will he forced to take its choice between spllkik the Philippines to Japan an«l lighting a war for them, declared Congressman John A. Hull, .fust home from Washington. < "ongressman Hull de clares his view is that of the best informed peo ple in Washington, and that war may come very soon after the conclusion of hostilities between Russia and Japan. Continuing. Congressman Hull said: It is in line with the new Japanese Idea of •'Asia for the Asiatics." They are becoming the most enthusiastic Jingoes In the uoild. nnd are confident of their ability to defeat my other nation. And BO wonder, either. Our only aafety. if we ire determined to stay in the Philippines, is to have a navy powerful ■ no ugh to make war wi.h the United States plainly folly for th n Japanese. We must be able to zwec-ii th<- IfUtKdo'a fleet from the Pacific, if necessary; otherwise, fighting at long range, just a.« Russia la doing, we would never !>e able to land troops in the ifi :n<ls. Tlv^ Japanese, of course, would prefer to t,. friendly aboul it and buy the Isl ands. But we may as well understand that if we are not willing to sell th>v will soon fiml pr>- teM for n oufirrel and .!i attempt will he m:ide to seize the islands. BOOM PARKER FOR REX C II Plan to Have Him Presiding Justice in Appellate Division. A '.juiet movement has been started to obtain the nomination of Alton B. Parker. ex-ChJef Judg" of the Court of Appeals, for Justice of tlie Appellate Division of the Supreme Court this fall. The friends who at< urging this step de plre that h«» be nominated by the Democrats and iiniorpf-d by the Republicans or the fusion move ment. The idea, .in his frieti<ls point out, is to i estore him t" the bench. In case he should l>e elected to the Appellate Division, It will be urged that in- be designated an Presiding Justice. This would restore him to a position such as he held when he resigned to run for the Presidency. The salary of the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division in larger than that of Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, and hir. friends hope that ex-Judge Parker will reach this place, inasmuch as Jus tice Van Brunt's term expires this year. DEWEY'S PORT WINE AND GRAPE JUICE Cranm be rx<*eller| for the sick !». T Pewey A Sorn Co , MS Kiilt-.n St. New York. - AdvU NEW- YORK. THURSDAY. MARCH 16. 1905. -FOURTEEN PAGES.-^T^r^c,,,, PRICE THREE < 'ENTS. BFRTrS-EVE VTBW OF TIE LING AND SURROUNDINO COrNTRT. RICH WOMEN IN RAID. GIRL DETECTIVE LEADS. Patrons of Alleged Poolroom Try to Jump from Window*. Commissioner McAdoo'a personal detectives raided an alleged poolroom in an apartment house In West 01-st. yesterday, which, the po lice declare, was patronised almost exclusively by women, some of them being the wives of wealthy men. The alleged proprietor was taken In the raid. A woman detective got the evi dence. At FV.ii.-e Headquarters last night ii ,v;rs saiiT that the raid was made over the h-ad '>f Poll- ■:• Inspector McT.aughlin. In charge of the Fourtn Inspection District, and Police Captain Flood, of the west 47tn-st. station, in whose precinct the house stanris. Frederick Hush, a salesman, of No. ~fJO West 42d-st.. was the solitary prisoner. Bush was charged with keeping and n..iinmin- Ing s gambling house, havhig in his possession gambling paraphernalia and trying to bribe an offlr-er. The police H«ar«» that su<*h-a li<m; we./ b«?ir« conducted at' Lenox-ave. and 14r>th-st., the i In formant being the husband of one of the women who i« said to have "dropped a bunch of money." About that time the outfit changed Its location. Then Miss H. K. Lewis, a detective, learned by visiting Shanley's. at 42d-st. and Broadway! that a number of the women whom she had seen going to the Harlem apartments were •'drilling" across 4'Jd-st. On Wednesday of last week Miss Lewis trailed two well dressed women to the house. After some difficulty she got at Bush and persuaded him to take her bets. Rush told her it cost him $1,300 not long ago to have a case "put in a pigeon-hole down town." "I can't afford to be interfered with," he added, "because. l've got millionaires' wives call ing at my place.*' The visitors all wore women of evident refine ment and wealth, wearing Luxurious clothes, Miss Lewis said, and an abundance of diamonds They came in cabs and automobiles oiid always left them in Bth-ave. Miss Lewis became well acquainted with POme of the women in the house. Yesterday afternoon at a late hour Sergeant loggers, with Roundsman Costlgan and Detec tives Seligroan, Evans, Wychman, McEJntee and Mlnogue. went to the bouse after ii rendezvous near by. Miss Lewis waited for the party across the street. Unnoticed th°y gained the first floor landing, and went Quickly upstairs to the sec ond floor. 111 1 was necessary for the police to break down two doors on the way. Once in side the seven room apartment a scene of con fupion met their gaze. Women screaming and crying were darting hero and there trying Jo escape, and as quickly us possible the front and rear windows were guarded. Kight women were grouped about the roulette taHe. on which veer* a number of checks calling for .s2l". and S.".:>. with poker chips. The tele phone bell was ringing incessantly. In the ex citement one elderly woman, wearing gold rimmed spectacles, who acted as chaperon to a pretty and stylishly dressed miss of about nineteen, asked of Sergeant Eggers, pointing to a. card of the races: "Whai did you say was th° price of this horse?" One woman of about thirty- five made fi des perate effort . to jump out of the front window. Detective Evans grabbed Mis Curtis and walked her away from the window. The woman is said to be the wife of a wealthy man of this city and known In society. After the excitement had passed the women ■were "lined up" and their names taken. Be fore the women were allowed to go they were obliged to give their right names and addresses and prove their assertions. Detective MinogtKi says that at !he moment of greatest exdtemeni Hush called him aside and said: "Turn these cvomen out now. and whet, this case is 'Hll^.i iii the niornlog turn it out before ;h<» magistrate. Here's something for "being good.' " Mtnogue received a roll of bills amounting to £."io. he said. He took the money while two other detectives were watching him. A crowd of theatregoers were attracted from nearby theatres, and soon HM-st. was almost impassable. Detective Herges tH Bggers .isk.-.i Captain F10.., i to send snmnd the patrol wagon with the reserves, and shortly twenty police men were scattering the crowd. MARRIAGE OF THOMAS E. PEPPER. Springfield, March 15.— Thomas B. Pepper, the multi-millionaire whiskey manufacturer, whose home i-« In Lexington, K>.. and Miss Grace Apple by, of Providence. K. 1.. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry \i'|ii.t'.v were married here this evening In tlio parlors "pi the Arrfi.de> Hotel. . ' Mr. Pepper is fifty-nine years of . age and his hrtii'- iW'iit> -.line years. , • ■ ill-- rr«i from li-re- to Providence. SPRING SOUTHERN TOUR. Six-day trip In CM Point Comfort. Richmond ami Washington. March £>. via Pennsylvania Railroad Rate, covering necessurj cM-enee*. J08.00.-(Advi. FIRE ON A FERRYBOAT. PAXIC IX THE KEXTVCKY. Women in Terror Horses Stam pede — Bad Wiring to Blame. Fire due to bad wiring broke out among the life preservers on the ferryboat Kentucky, run ning between Greenpoint and 10th-st., • East River. !n midstream yesterday afternoon. The blaze started in the men's cabin. For more than ten minutes there was almost a panic among the women and children. Dense stroke poured from the boat, and for a time it looked as If serious **lariitr^> might be done. On board were twelve -teams of horses which stampeded. The. drivers had considerable difficulty in quieting them. When the boat reached Manhattan the pas sengers were warned not to speak of the fire. Deckhands cleaned up all evidences of the blaze before the passengers were allowed aboard for the return trip. There, wers about forty women and children aboar*. the majority on the forward deck when the rtre brokrt ou*. In the men's cabin and on t\- do;.V- - ihout thirty men. < ,TU<a4ipat "tftu*; al/out^oij&oslv^ i?th-sf". s >Tv : bPii smoke was saen issuing from under the seat-. ' Before any one could reach the spot dense volumes poured out on the forward deck. D^ctchand.s and men rushed into the cabin and opened the compart ments. They found that many of the life pre servers were burning. Many of tha women saw the smoke, and their cries were soon taken up by the others, who rushed wildly back and forth through the cabins. Deckhands pulled out the * burning preservers and pails of water were thmwiV on the flames. After about eight min utes' fight the burning canvas was pulled out and the blaze extinguished. No report of the fire was made to the police. The beat is owne.i by the New-York and Brook lyn Ferry Company. No statement could be obtained last night from the officials or the iT.mpany. THOMPSOX TO MEXICO. Loom* Stays in State Department Most of This Administration. IrnOM THE TRI1!!"NE IFDUtI.I Washington, March 15. — David K. Thompson. United States Ambassador to Rrazil, will suc ceed Edwin 11. Conner as Ambnssado- to Mcx • ICO when the. latter retires from public office. Thta may be asserted on the highest authority. aa may the further fact that Francis B. Ivoomis, Assistant Secretary of State, will continue to fil 1 hie present place throughout the greater por tion of the present administration, although It is probable that lie will be selected for a d;p!o matic post of importance before the close of President Roosevelt'! term. It may be added that no friction of any char acter exists in the State Department, that Mr. l.oomis's trip to tb^ West is taken for the pur pose of attending to some property Interests he has there, and that his health is satisfactory. It is probable that Secretary Hay will take an ocean voytoge for rest and recreation in the '•omir.K summer, which will render Mr. Loomis's presence in Washington important, so there is no possibility of his being rewarded for his eminently satisfactory services with a foreign post at the present time .Vor is it likely that he wil| go abroad on a diplomatic mission for ;i year or two, although that he wilt do so eventually se.-nis assured. FOUXD IX BAGGAGE. Honduras Lottery Tickets Seized by Customs Official. Mobil.., March IS.— Collector of Customs Teb i>etts :i( UM Mobile district, to-day seized a million lii-k'tp of a lottery company, and at the same time gave not!«-«> to (Jeneral W. C. Cabell and w. Baltumet and Ja»nes Ray. al leged officials of the company, to appear at his office. The Collector refused to discuss the mat ter. !! > 1111 1 1 it is known that the seizure is the re sult ->f correspondence that has been going on me time with VTashtafton, The tickets were on board the steamer Hiram, which brought the all-Red officials of the company from Honduras Washington., March !.">. -The Secretary of the Treasury to-day received a telegram from "Will iam F. Tebhetts, Collector of Customs at Mobile, Ala., slating in substance that during the in spection of the baggage on board the Nor wegian steamship Hiram, from Puerto Cortez, Honduras, there were found lottery tickets, a statement of prizes, list of drawings, trial bal m--.■. ■ sheet, newspaper advertisements and cor respondent-* of a lottery company. In reply to a request for Instructions), the Collector has been directed to seize -the articles and proceed under Section. IS of the i. sent tariff art, which de tails the method of judicial procedure. After nil USHER'S, th» Scotch that mad* the high!.,. ll famous. li la the best.— Ailvt. THNSION IN COLORADO. Talk of Kidnapping to Change Vote — Pea hod jf to Resign if Chosen. [BY TKI.CCRAPH TO THE TBIBt NF.| Denver. Man I, W - Thp Colorado UglslStniS is so badl> divided over the OawsrnoraMp that it is difficult to make a forecast of its proba ble action, but the indications to-night are that Peabody will to-morrow be declared the duly elected governor. th*t he will resisrn tii* otnc» within ten minute* aft^t b^> Is tosjtaMed in it. and that Lieutenant Governor McDonald srtll fill out the term. It Is not certain that enough or the insur gent Republicans off the joint assembly < ;in be whipped Into line to encompass ?h:* result, but the most conservative insiders who hive bSSB at the Capitol since the session opened l>elieve this programme will be carried out. The leader of the insurgents Is W. H. (Jrifnth. editor of a Cripple Creek paper and one of Peal>ody's strongest supporters up to February 1. He sud denly changed front after the investigation be gan, bribery being fre"!y charged by thn regu lars. The air is full of rumors or kidnapping of both Democrats and Republicans, to be done before to-morrow's joint session, and it is als<> said that not only the lepislarors but the leaders outside in both parties are carrying arms and in hourly expectation of br-ing compelled to use them. USED CHRISTTAX SCIEXCE. Accountant Dies from Fractured Skull— Coroner to Investigate. Alderman W. Nunn. an expert accountant, who for the last six weeks has been undergoing Christian Science treatment for a fracture of the ekull. died last night at his home. No. fiS Put ram-ave., Brooklyn. On January 27 Nunn was struck by the locomotive of a Long Island rail way train at Atlantic and Franklin ayes. After the accident Nunn was removed to «. Mary's Hospital, where he remained under treatment for about two week?. Then his wife insisted on taking him home and treating him according to the Christian Science methods. On March 1' Coroner Flaherty called at the Nunn home to ask about this treatment. Mrs. Nunn refused to call in f> physician. She sn id her husband was being treated "in a spirit of entire dependence on Ood,'" according to the methods and teachings of Mrs. Eddy; that he had all he required and that he was constantly improving:. Dr. Charles E. Phillips, of the Coroners office. was sent to Nunn's home a few weeks after the accident. He said that the mans skull had healed, but rha f Nunn was suffering from n- art trouble and melancholia, and that his condition was serious. .As there wa? no Immediate danger of death, the Coroner found he had no authority in the case. The District Attorney advised him to call the attention of the Department of Health in Brooklyn to the case. This* the Coro ner did. Dr. T. L. Fogarty. the sanitary superintendent, couki find nothing in the law which would war rant his Interference, so did not do anything. Coroner Flaherty has instructed Drs. Hor tung and Phillips to perform an autopsy. If it appears that Nunn died from neglect the Coro ner will call the attention of the District At torney to th-'* case. tfOVSE for ztrss ( RorsE. Buys West Find are. Residence with Inheritance Monet/. Miss Dorothea Rdgarita CIUUSe yesterday bought through Richard M. Montgomery for her own occu pancy No. 325 West End-aye., a four story modern brownstone dwelling house, on a lot 3axloo feet. The price was a little l«>ss than $73,000. In Novem ber. 1*0?, her father. Edwin Edgar Crouse. died, leaving to his heirs about $.VKX>.©OO. Her share from the estate was about J1.000.000 in personal property-, which is held In trust for her by the New- York Trust Company. She receives now about $12,500 each year for living expenses. An applica tion was made to the courts some months ago to use $100,000 of the trust fund to buy a house In this city. The purchase made yesterday was with part of the money set aside from the trust fund for that purpose. Miss Crouse is seventeen years old. She was born in England, and was educated in Germany and England. The. West End-ay«». house was built about ten years ago for Samuel F. Paul, who has occupied It since then. , SEMINARY GETS $zno/)OO. Rochester Institution to Divide with Hamilton Estate. [BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBUTE.] Rochester, March Announcement has heen made that by the will of John J. Jones, of Orange. N. J.. a member of the New- York State Baptist Union, whose death occurred last November, the. Rochester Theological Seminary receives a bequest, which, it is now believed, amounts close to $700,000. According to the provisions of the will the residue remaining' after all other bequests had been sub tracted, was to be equally divided between the Hamilton Seminary and the local institution. What Mr. .lones was worth at the time of his death was known to only a few persons, but. In view of his largf. gifts to many other institutions, It was generally believed that the share of Rochester and Hamilton seminaries would be comparatively small. Th« value of his residuary estate was vari ously estimated at from MMM to COO.OOO. It now transpires, however, that th>- amount to be divided between the two Institutions will reach at least $1,000000. and many of those best informed as to Mr. Jones's estate place the sum nt $1 .400,000. The local seminary i* also in receipt of other gifts to the amount of nearly $300,000. bringing the total bequest* and gifts for the year up to $l.'X»>.ooo. It was also announced that John D. Rockefeller had given the seminary $75,000. contingent upon the institution raising a like amount. FACE WAS HIS CAPITAL Szcindler. Resembling Louis Stulz, Jr.. Passes Worthless Checks. The police of Williamsburg are looking for a clever swindler who lai>t week duped many merchants out of large sums through his close resemblance to I«ouis Stulz. Jr.. the son of the wealthy pc»-K packer of Broadway and Ellery st. So closely a«.?» the imposter resemble Mr. Htulz that Intimate friends of the tatte* are among those who have be.;i victimised. The swindler displayed «n intimate knowledge of Mr. Stulzs business and family affair* Among the persons he \ [sited and gave bosjas checks to was a real esta^> S> sjss in Jamaica. From him he bought a house and then tried to get ii large check cashed. The real dealer put him off for a day. and the young ■ nan didn t appear again. The double of Mr. Stulz was. however, suc cessful In several Instances. He bought a wagon for 9280 and received $50 In cash on a $n(H) check. He also purchased a phonograph for $47 and received the difference on a #7."» check. He had letterheads of the firm of Louis Stulz & Sons. AN ADEQUATE PASSENGER SERVICE. II trains a da* to Buffalo, U to Chicago, 10 to Niagara Falls. ? to Cleveland, i to Detroit, to Cin cinnati nnd 3 in Si l/oui*. New York Central Lines. -A.m. *«sisfcaEß£Sssx- .-• .JAPANESE TAKE TIE PASS A XEW-CHWANG REPORT. Oyamn Said to Have Occupied Posi tion Earhj To-Daji. Xeu-c i>u i;i<v. March 18. -The Japanese occupied Tie Pas* on Wednesday at midnight. Two sharp actions wrrr fought on Tuesday, the Japanese attacking the Rus sian centre and right. They were re pulsed in the former fight, leaving, accord ing to General Kuropatkin. a thousand dead on the field. There are indications that General Kuropatkin has been sending ni* troops northward as rapidly as possible. The censor's office has been moved above Tie Pass, provisions are scarce and the com mander in chief reports activity- in train service. Twenty-six Japanese warships hays reached the region near Singapore. JAPANESE MEET REPULSE A Thousand Killed in Action South nf Tie Pass. San-Tou Pu. March 13. — TheTw was a sangui nary action on March 14 on the centre advanced line of the Russian army, eight miles south of Tie Pass The Russians repulsed the attack, sad eve:, made a small advance through a thousand corpses nf Japanese. A large- Russian force was advanced on the right flank, where General Mlstchenko, who has taken command of his detachment, though his wound has not yet healed, is holding" th« Japan ese in check. The. Russian troops have regained their normal spirits and fought cheerfully. The office of the censor has been moved to Sar.-Tou-Fu. eight miles north of Tie Pass. *m existence at Tie Pass for civilians Is almost hr possible. Practically alt the newspaper corre spondents have started for Harbin. For sev eral nights Th* Associated Press correspondent has slept without covering on the frosty ground, and for two d.iv* he had nothing to eat. Hfs linen and personal effects were lost In a stam pede on tne retreat from Moukd^n. St. Petersburg. : Match ->n,er.ai K>'rnrj»> kin. In a' dispatch dated March 14 says: A fierce Japanese attack on the centre of our positions at the Fan River has been repulss»<l. More than- a thousand corpses remain in front of our positions. According to Chines* reports, th* Governor of Moukden gave a dinner In honor of th» Japan ese generals after their triumphal entry into' the city, and a Russian correspondent telegraphs that with th«> occupation of Moukden by tn« Japanese Russia's prestige. with the Chinese has been utterly destroyed. The correspondent say*. that even a great victory would not restore Russia to the place In th«» estimation of th« Chinese which she h*ld a year ago. It is rumored that an order for another gem eral mobilization* is being prepared, and that a new army will be forwarded to Manchuria, as fast as possible by railway and the summer steamer service. There was a report on the Bourse to-day that General Llnevitch had cut off and surrounded two divisions of General NogTs which wvr« marching north to the west of Tie Pass. WARSHIPS IX STRAITS. Japanese Fleet Sighted Twenty Miles from Singapore. London, March to. — A dispatch to Lloyd*, dated Singapore 6 p. m., nays the British steamer Hongwan 1 reports having passed twenty-two Japanese warships off Horsburgh. twenty miles east of Singapore.. at the entrance to the Straits, of Malacca. Singapore. March 15.— The Japsmeso emsMSS) Ka«agl and Chitose and the auxiliary uulbjisj Yawata and America arrived here to-day. London. March 16.— The appearance at Ties- Admiral TogoTs fleet in the track that wooM be used In any attempt by Admiral . Rojestvensky to make for Vladivostok Is con sidered here the most interesting news of. th« day. It is not known whether Vice- Admiral Togo is with the fleet. According to "Tb« Dally Mail's" correspondent at Singapore, win visited the fleet, the officers were unusually ret icent. Two Japanese officers landed and con ferred with the Japanese Consul, and it wan understood by tho correspondent that the squadron would shortly sail again, as it required nothing. The presumption here Is that Vice- Admiral Togo acquired some information con cerning Rojestvensky's intended movements. So far a* known in London. Rojestvensky*s squadron Is still off the coast of Madagascar, but as the ice in the harbor of Vladivostok is be ginning to melt, the Russian admiral must soon make a decision either to dash for Vladivostok or return to Russia. Naval experts here belter* that Togo will not come much further in quest of the Baltic squadron, on the ground that he cannot afford to run unnecessary risks. The Russian volunteer cruiser Kostroma, con verted into a Red Cross ship, passed the Boa porus yesterday, on the way to Join Admiral Rojestvensky. RVSSIAXS l\ RET RE IT ' Kuropatkin May Re Moving All His Force* to Harbin. m Petersburg. March I.\— Prince Hilknff. th» Minister of Railway!", Mid to-day that he had received yesterday a te'egrara from General Kuropatkin which indicated that the Russian.