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TREATMENT BY HOT AIR AND VAPOR. UPRISING IIS 1 SANTO DOMINGO PEOPLE OF MOXTE CRISTI REVOLT 'AGAIXST PRESI DEXT MORALES. He Is Accused of Causing Difficulties xdth Foreign Countries — Ready for Revolution in Favor of Jimenez. Cape Hayticn, Hayti, March 28. — Advices received here hy courier from Monte I'risii. on the northern coast of the republic of Santo Do mingo, to-day announce that General Barba. with a number of Dominican exiles, has landed at Monte Cristi, and that the inhabitants have risen PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ACCEPTS DOMINICAN PLAN. [rr.OM THE TR'BUNE BmEAC.J Washington. March 2S.— The President. aft3r mature deliberation and consultation with mem bers of the Cabinet and four leading Senators, has • mined to use- th» good offices of the ' United States to euch e;*«ent as is considered proper to maintain the Mams quo In Santo Domingo in order that the treaty now pending in the Senate may be executed if ratified. To this end the President has directed that the proposal of the Dominican government be ac cepted, with some important changes. His de cision is expressed in the following: letter of in structions to the. Acting Secretary, of. State: tfrfcU« .House, Washington. March 28, 190.".. f To the Acting Secretary of State. I have carefully considered the following cablegram from Minister Dawson: Secretary of Slate. "Washington. Under pressure of foreign creditors and domestic peril, the Dominican, government offers to nominate a citizen of th<i United States receiver of pouthern ports pending '.Migration protocol; four northern ports to be administered under the award. Forty- B«e per cent of the total .-hall go to the Dominican §rovernmfnt. 53 to be deposited in New-York for distribution after ratification. Creditors to agree to take no further Bteps in the mean time and recetvei to lnv*» full authority to suspend Importers' preferential contracts. Italian. Spanish-German and American creditors, except the. San Domingo Im provemept Company, accept unconditionally; Bel- Flan and French representatives will recommend accept xr.ee. Some modus viv^ndi absolutely neoef- Fary. I am ready, if desired, start Wash ington, D. f\. Efith. to explain details and modifica tions to ;>ian obtaimitfe: whole matter can be held <ip^n during my absence. DAWSON. I direct that the Minister express acquiescence in the- proposal of the government of Panto Domingo for the collection and conservation of Its revenues, pending the action of the United States Senate upon the treaty, to the end that In the mean time no change shall take place Jn the situation which would render useless its consummation or bring complications into its enforcement. The Secretary of War of the Vnited States will present for nomination' by the President of the Dominican Republic men to act in the positions refer ted to, in both th*» northern and southern ports. The utmost care ■will, of course, be taken to choose men of ear paclty and absolute Integrity, who. if possible. Khali have some knowledge of Spanish. All the moneys collected from both the northern and •southern ports, not turned over to the Dominican government, will be deposited in Some New-York bank, to be designated by the Secretary of -War. and will there be kept until the Senate has acted. If the action is adverse th<» money will then be turned over to the Dominican government.- If It is favorable it rill he distributed among the creditors In pro portion to their just claims under the treaty. Meanwhile Mr. Hollender will thoroughly in vestigate these claims, including the claim of the American. Improvement. Company, and will report in detail all the information he is able to gather as to the amount actually received by Santo Domingo, the amount of Indebtedness nominally incurred, the circumstances, so far as they are known, under which the various debts were incurred. 3nd so forth. This action is rendered necessary by the pe culiar circumstances of the case. The treaty now before the Senate was concluded with Fanto Domingo at Santo Domingo's earnest request repeatedly pressed upon us. and was submitted to the Senate because. in my Judg ment, it was our duty to our less fortunate neighbor to respond to her call for aid. Inas much as we were the only power who could give this aid, and inasmuch as her need for 5t was very great. The treaty is now before the Senate, and has been favorably ported by the Committee .on Foreign Relations. It is pending, and final ' action will undoubtedly be taken when Congress convenes next fall. Mean while Santo Domingo has requested that the action above outlined <be taken; that Is. she ••-"•lres in this way to maintain the status quo, : **» that if the treaty i.<* ratified it can be exe cuted. With this purpose In view, I direct that the proposed arrangement, be approved. It will terminate as soon as the ' Senate has acted one •my or the other. THEODORE ROOSEVELT. It rial be seen from the above that the United Btatc3 Is committed by its acceptance of the proposition of Santo Domingo only to the extent of suggesting American citizens to be appointed by the Dominican government as receivers for the ports of Santo Domingo. The Important change from the proposal of President Morales, as stated by Minister Dawson, consists of the direction that receivers shall be appointed for the northern as well' as for the southern ports, and the luastratlon of re. per. cent of all the customs-receipts of Santo Domingo, thus sus pending: the arbitral award in favor of the San Domingo Improvement Company, rendered July 14. 1904. PREVENTS FOREIGN COMPLICATIONS. Final decision was not reached by the Presi dent on the proposition of Banto Domingo until *fUr he had consulted, in addition to the mem bers of the Cabinet, Senators Spooner, Lodge, Poraker and Knox, all of whom expressed the opinion that the course determined upon was To- m on-ow, '^^JSSrz^t, B o O thw«,t. NEW- YORK, WEDNESDAY. MARCH 29. 1905. —SIXTEEN PAoßß.~*,Th. c^S^V^ut, O n. against President Morales, accusing him of being the cause of the present difficulties with foreign countries. It is added that the district of Monte Cristi is ready to begin a revolution in favor of ex-President Jimenez, and is only awaiting the signal to take up arms. f the only one that could be adopted, in view of the exigencies of the case. At the conferences leading up to the decision of to-day it was declared to be a fixed principle of international law that, where a treaty was pending between two nations, neither should permit such changes in the status quo as to render impossible the execution of the treaty in the event 1 of. its final approval. Santo Domingo, fearing that alone it would be unable so to preserve the existing conditions as to render ' the execution of the pending' protocol possible, appealed to the United States to sanction ' a plan already ap proved -by the other powers concern' and to give such moral support to the Morales ad ministration as would be effected by the ap pointment of an American citizen to act as re ceiver for Dominican customs. To this appeal the administration could not properly turn a deaf ear. and the decision reached impressed all called on to consider the situation as the only feasible one under existing 'circumstances. Moreover, this arrangement ren ders any foreign complications impossible, and leaves only the possibility of .incipient local revolutions to be dealt with. It is fully appre ciated that the decision of the President that the T>~> per cent of Dominican customs set apart for the payment of the republic's creditors shall remain undivided pending action of the Senate on the protocol will prove unwelcome to the San Domingo Improvement Company, but the La A bra case is held to afford ample precedent for such action. It will be remembered that In that instance an American citizen, whose claim against Mexico had been pressed by the State Department had secured 41 award from an arbitral tribunal and, in fart, the first cash pay ment had been made to the State Department under the award, when the Mexican government 1 entered a demurrer on the ground that the claim I was fraudulent. Investigation followed. Mexico proved its contention, and the payment was j returned. THE IMPROVEMENT COMPANY'S CLAIM. | When the Dominican protocol was under con , sideration in the Senate certain Senators de clared that the San Domingo Improvement Com ! pany's claim was based on fictitious valuation I of certain concessions, and the President's let ; ter of instructions issued to-day makes it clear i that the company will receive no further pay ments of Dominican funds until Jacob H Hol lander has completed a thorough investigation of the validity of its claim. What would be the I value of th arbitral reward In the event that I Mr. Hollander found the. claims of the company to be equitable and the Senate failed to ratify I the protocol Is not clear. y Rumors of a revolution In Monte Crls «l which reached Washington this evening are meagre and are not regarded as of grave import, for the reason that Judge Abbot or. his subordinate Is now in charge of that port, and the cruiser Van , kee is there, and several American naval ves sels are near. Monte Crist i, It Is declared, has always been a hotbed of revolutions, but as pointed out in these dispatches last December no revolution can last long when possession of the customs receipts cannot immediately be pro «h£V 88 H ln 787 8 ° f War - " Is believed that the decision of the United States to accept Santo Domingo's proposition will render Impos sible or at least futile, further revolutions on the ♦*&"? " ' &fter th * Senate has acted on WILL ASSIST MORALES. Washington Officials Not Worried ' . .. by Dominican Troubles. ' Washington, March 28.— Intimations of a pro jected movement against President Morales of i Santo Domingo, fomented by exiles from that country, reached the State Department several days go. The affair, however, Is not giving the officials here any uneasiness, as they feel free, in view of President Roosevelt's acceptance of the Dominican government's proposition to con trol the finances of that country, to .assist, and It is stated will assist. President Morale* if re quested by the latter in putting 'down any move ment which Is a menace to Its best Interests. It is understood that General Barbs and those who are [th him nave been in Porto Rico. Their movements were known to the State Depart ment, and when they left Porto Rico several days ago their departure was promptly reported to Washington. H was believed n.irba and his Ccatfaaed on ic-ni paj . SPRING TOUR TO ATLANTIC CJTY Saturday. A'.rll S \:a P:-: n~yl-ania Ra!l 01 . rates COYCrlr.ft lwo-«l">*' hoiel tpyrd. >i«i or HJ. *■ •>irn.-. f to hft?l f-l<"'t*rf :U?v*n doll*! r. :- "•'.•' t^ir] ut Leach fre.:t i'.V.-U ice ticket „%,* ,: a . -Ad\t. NEW TREATMENT OF THE INSANE AT WARDS ISLAND THE CONTINUOUS BATH HYDE AND SCHIFF ACCUSED NEW EQUITABLE SUIT. Vice-President Charged with Enter taining at Society's Expense. [BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TnißrNH.l Albany, March 28. — Still another turn in the affairs of the Equitable Life Assurance Society developed to-day when Senator Edgar T. Brack ett petitioned Attorney General Mayer that such action as the latter should deem proper might be brought against James H. Hyde. Jacob H. Schlff and such other officers of the society as he shall decide should be joined as defend ants. The petition contains startling charges directed against both Messrs. Hyde and Schiff. The former is charged with wrongfully taking the expense of entertaining persons to whom he was desirous of giving social attention, notably distinguished foreigners, from the treasury of the society. The costume ball, given by Mr. Hyde at Sherry's last January, is also cited In the pe tition' as costing 5100,000, also taken from the treasury of the society, while frequent entertain ments on the Paris and other, expenses of for eign trips are also mentioned as Improper diver sions of the funds of the society. The petition further declares that Jacob H. Schlff has been a director of the Equitable for several years, during which time he has been a partner in the firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Co., which has sold $5,000,000 of bonds and securities of the society and that this firm has received therefor commissions, of which Mr. Schlff has received a share, in. express violation of the statute. The petitioners ask that these sums be recovered and Mr. Schlff "removed and dis qualified from holding the office of director of any insurance company 1n the State. The state ment is also made that the funds of the com pany have been used in reckless speculation for somo of the officers thereof," but no details are furnished. ■ li vjovj^ pf. th« *.ne£atl<jr'ji^ ;».» . cited In the "petition" it is asked that the At torney General compel a restoration of the funds that have been wasted and obtain an injunction restraining further' waste, and that Mr. Hyde, as well as Mr. Schiff, because of his alleged mis conduct, be relieved from office. ALLEGED TALK WITH ALEXANDER. Benjamin Wheat, a clerk In Senator Brackett's office, declares that he presented a copy of the petition to James Alexander, president of the Equitable Society, in his New-York office yes terday, and that Mr. Alexander read the charges. Asked by Wheat if he would make an affidavit as to the tru^ of the allegations, Wheat de clares further that Mr. Alexander said: "I think I had better take some advice before answering." "Would you swear" the statements made In the. petition are not true?" Wheat says he in quired, and to this Inquiry Mr. Alexander Is said to have replied: "Well, no; as I said before, I prefer not to make any statement one way or the other until I have had some opportunity to think the mat ter over and get some advice." Mr. Wheat adds that later In the day he called on Mr. Alexander again, but that he still de clined to discuss the truth or falsity of the state ments made In the petition. The applicants in the petition to Attorney Gen eral Mayer are Mary S. Young, for whom Senator Brackett has already begun suit to force a divi sion of the surplus funds of the society; Charley P. Penfleld, Edwaid Pearsall. Michael E. Mc- Tigue. James L. Scott and Edgar T. Hrackett, of Saratoga; Robert O. Bascom, of Fort Edward, and Eugene L. Ashley, of Glens Falls. Mary S. Young makes petition that on Feb ruary 7, 1001, she purchased two $1,000 policies from the society and on June 2 following an other policy for $500. Each of these policies provides for the delivery to her at the end of twenty years of a gold bond of the society, payable In twenty years from date with 5 per cent interest. Mrs. Young in her petition goes on to recite that the society has a capital stock of $100,000. of which she owns one share. The charter of the company, it Is further stated, pro vides that its insurance business shall be on the mutual plan, that the stock shall receive 7 per cent, and that the surplus earnings of the com pany shall be cumulative. She asserts that the stockholders and policyholders together own the entire corporate assets of the society, and that, without attempting to define their rights as against each other, she herself pos sesses the rights and Interests of both a policy holder and a stockholder. BRACKETT A POLICYHOLDER. TOO. Charles S. Per.fleld. Edward S. Pearsall and the other signers of the petition all testify that they are policy-holders of the society. Senator, Bracket admits holding policies amounting to $2,000 on his own life. It la further recited by. th" petition that the charter of the society provides for the election of ("fiy-iwo directors, which board at any time may provide that the holder of policies amount- Ing to more than $5,000 In amount may have the right of voting for the directors. This right has never been granted, it i* asserted. The so ciety, according to the petition, has assets of more than $400.00^,000 and a surplus of more than >80,000t>0f>. James H. Hyde controls a majority of the capital stork, it i 3 stated. The petition continues as follow«: "Said James 11. Hyde is 1 young man about twenty-eight yr-nrs of age. and is th*» vice-presi dent of said society. He has had no extended experience in busmen of either life Insurance or other, ncr hat he t• i dered vices of any value < -nlfntir.i urn fourth pic. ti<.'.n 8 1 .-run tiers ' >!!-•• Dyspepsia end Liver 101 I pla.'r.tj. Or.-i ;:t iic.it:;;. \ A.i.t BATHS FOR THE INSANE. COXFIXEMEXT ABOLISHED Water Treatment at Manhattan State Hospital Successful By the systematic use of various forms of hot and cold baths, jets and douches and vapor and hot air baths, the Manhattan State Hospital West, on Ward's Island, of which Dr. Emmet C. Dent is superintendent, has been enabled to do away entirely with sedatives or mechanical re straint for the patients, even when violently demented or in strong deliriums. This hospi tal, the first public Institution in the country to adopt hydrotherapy as a recognized part of its course of treatment, has been exDerimenting and tabulating the results for some time, until Dr. Dent announces that there is absolutely no question as to the marked benefit to patients from this branch of the treatment. Forms of "water treatment" are in use on Ward's Island, which have been tried nowhere else in this country, notably the '•continuous bath," for patients in violent delirium. The pa tient, placed In a bathtub of water at exactly blood heit, is kept there under observation by experienced nurses and the physicians for hours. — for days, if necessary — until the delirium has abated. In one ease it was found necessary to ke»p the patient immersed In the water for fourteen day?. She came out of the delirium, and under other branches of the treatment recovered from her dementia. Where physicians used to estimate that the death rate from such cases was about f»0 per cent, now the physician* at the Manhattan Bt;ite Hospital expect to save every patient under delirium, unless some other form of insanity or physical disease sets in. This hydrotherapy is only one. detail of a gen eral scheme of treatment worked out by Dr. Dent which Js being taken up gradually by other institutions. The patients no longer sub ject ml constraint are kept outdoors in tents and pavilions. They are first examined carefully by Dr. George B. Campbell and the nurses, who then from th° data map out a plan of treatment. If the patient is violent it may be th« contin uous bath of lukewarm water. It may be the Scotch douche, under various pressures, or sitz baths, or needle baths, or sprays, or warm or cold packs, or drip sheet baths, or hot air cab inet treatment, or even a bath of carbon diox ide, singly or in any combination. The patients walk about the grounds, work in well ventilated, light workshops at light occupations, take sew ing lessons, proctise gymnastics and play garn^s and dance. A Tribune reporter, taken yesterday te see "some of thf» most violent patients." found In a couple of large, light pavilion shelters some twenty or thirty women, some abed, others sit ting at small tables in the pavilions or in chairs in the bright sunshine outside, talking to the nurses or one another. little in their apnear ance Indicated derangement. "We've had them absolutely unconfined this way for a long time now." declared Dr. Camp bell, "and have not had one misfortune. « >f course, it requires the courage of our convic tions, for if some one should run amuck or try to swim the river her friends would say that we should have confined her." The apparatus for the hydriati'* treatment is in several rooms in the receiving pavilion. In the largest one are two bathtubs, so connected with steam pipes and thermometers that the WAter can be kept at any desired degree of heat with absolute accuracy Across the room is a large marble platform with two hose nozzles, looking not unlike standpipe attachments. These nozzles are connected with hot and cold water pipes so that any desired degree of heat can be obtained, registered accurately by ther mometer attachments, and any degree of press ure may be obtained, registered by scales at the operator's hand. In one corner of the room i«> a contrivance for shower, spray and needle baths at any temperature. In all. the hospital has eight tubs. Hot air baths and vapor baths are administered in cabinets. Sttz baths and hot and cold packs art- another important part of the treatment. Dr. Dent does not claim any credit for the discovery of hydrotherapy. which dstes, he says, from the tirno of Hippocrates, Celsus and Galen. The present methods have beon worked out aJong lines indicated by Dr. Baruch. Said Dr. Dent: While I do not pretend to offer any new obser vations on the application o£ water as a thera peutic agent, the results I have obtained have been most gratifying and confirm those of many promi nent authorities on this subject. I find that when water Is properly applied in the form of packs and hot and warm full uaths. it acts as a hypnotic and sedative, and is of great value -when it is Impru dent to administer drugs. As an ellmlnatlve It is of exceptional ■ value. The hot air cabinet* in our hands has proved to jea valuable agent in reliev ing pain without the depressive effects common to hypnotics and sedatives. It stimulates metabolism, promotes absorption, and is unquestionably the most valuable , eliminative a^ent we possess and when properly used, possesses a sedative action on* the nervous system obtained by no other remedy Patients differ widely in their behavior under treatment, and for this reason every case requires careful physiologic study to determine the tyst course to pursue By careful technique alone can the best results be. obtained. In many instances harm will result when a prescription is Indifferently carried out. ...... GAP IXIOPEE IS HURT. Maurice An'-lllotti. one of th» brothers who looped the gap at the circus. In performing his act last night had a bad fall, due to the break ing of the head of his bicycle. He was thrown on his knees.- It was at first thought he wns seriously hurt, hut Dr. Ivers. who attended him. .said i hat no bones wer<* broken. While OrvlUe ami Frank, father and son, were performing their act, the father whirling the boy on hts feK. the boy fell and cut two gashes In hts heid The wounds w>re sewed up Iv#ra Ths boy will probably be able to appear a». to- morrow's performance Take onr of Bonn's Laxatives at bedtime. And i»n vowr liver active.— Adi INSANE T'VDKR PAVILION TREATMK NT. RUSSIAN PEACE PROPOSALS. EMPEROR SAID TO HAVE OUTLIXED COXDITIOXS PRECEDEXT TO NEGOTIATIONS. The United States and Fran-re Reported Instrumental in Bringing About a Possible Basis of Agrecm St. Petersburg, March 28. — Russia has outlined the conditions under which she is prepared to negotiate peace. It was stated to-night, with every JAPAN LIKELY TO INSIST ON DIRECT NEGOTIATIONS. Washing-ton. March 28.— Inquiry to-night failed to develop what, if any. assistance this government had been in bringing about pre liminary negotiations for peace between Russia and Japan, but Inasmuch as nearly all the Amer ican officials likely to have knowledge of such a matter could not be reached the inquiry was in complete. It Is known that this government for a long time has stood prepared to use Its good offices in the Interest of peace whenever the opportune moment arrived for action without serious risk of giving offence to either of the combatants. . A head . of " one .of . the diplomatic, /establish ments here, when-: shown the St. Petersburg statement. eaWtliat he had not received any r word 'from his government on the ' subject for several days, and had heard nothing to confirm the report. At the same time he would not be astonished to learn of Its accuracy; though he had not expected matters to reach that stage as yet. London. March 2S. — A telegram from a North ern European capital received in Ix>ndon this afternoon says: I have just learned on trustworthy authority that Russia has asked M. Delcasse to act as an ARMY MAY BE CUT OFF. lAnevitch at Harbin Without Xexvs of Hit Troops. London. March 20.— 'The Tlm-s's" St. Peters burg correspondent telegraphs as follows: The entire absence of private and press tele grams from the front, together with a laconic message from General Linevitch to-night, dated Harbin, and saying. "No reports from the ar mies." evolves fears that communications have been cut and that the Japanese have turned the Russian pus'tions. JAPANESE MOVE XORTH. Vaxt Stores Lost at Moukden — Weather Mai/ Ham per Operations. Gun-Shu <Hua-Shu) Pass. March 2S. — The Jap anese are again moving forward and the Rus sian rearguard has fallen back from Its position about thirteen miles north of Sipinghai. seventy four miles north of Tie Pass, to Chaoumiaodzi, which is forty miles below Gun-Shu Pass. Practically complete reports show that the Russian army sacrificed general commissariat stores to the amount of $1.2301000 an d stores for an army corps amounting to $.VIO.fl0f». held at Moukden, most of it being set on fire. Boots and uniforms, of which the whole army was in need, had arrived from Europe four days be fore the Russian retirement from Moukden. and were lost. General Kuropatkin ordered the re moval of the stores, but his order was not exe cuted. An investigation will be made to fix the responsibility. With the Japanese Left Armies. March 28.— The Japanese army near Moukden is clearing the battlefield, sorting the enormous quantities of stores and materials captured and attending to the prisoners. Engineers are rapidly repairing the railroad bridge across the Hun River. Trains are now running to the Hun. They will reach Moukden In a few days. The weather is warm and the ground is thaw- Ing rapidly, making the movement >f guns and transport wagons difficult". ROJESTVENSKYS DEPARTURE. The Entire Russian Fleet Left Madagascar on March 16. Tamatave. Madagascar. March 28.— 1t has been definitely ascertained that the whole Rus sian second Pacific squadron left the waters of Madagascar on March 16 for an unknown des tination. BAKU OIL WORKS IN FLAMES. Baku. March 2R— The works of the Man tacheff Petroleum Company and the Baku pe troleum works at Bibleibat are on fire. QUICKEST LINE TO CLEVELAND. Leave New-York 5:32 p. m.. arrive Cleveland 7 15 next morning. Cincinnati 1 30 p. m.. Indianapolis 3:00 p m . St Louis 945 p. tn.. Dy New-York C*n iine S«rvic3. No exctss fare. —.\ . pricp: three cents. semblance of authority, that, thank* to the good offices of the United; States and France, the question ofj peace had assumed practical shape. intermediary and open peace negotiations withi. Japan. M. Delcasse has signified his willing ness, but considers that Lord Lansdowne*s co operation is essential to success. !XT:.t\ "When peace negotiations begin they will b* between Russia and Japan direct and not through any intermediary.*' was Minister Hay ashi's comment to-night when he read th* dis patch from a Northern European capital statins* that M. Delcass*. the French Foreign. Minister, had been asked to act as ah Intermediary. Min ister Hayashi said he attached no importance to the statement, but believed that Franc* was trying to influence Russia to open negotiations for peace. "So far as« I know." h<» added, "no negotiations have been begun, but when Russia Is ready to make terms Japan will be happy to consider them" " '; '. -■ f-^ Minister Hayashi repeated that Japan h» not noticing peace rumors, but steadily preparing to prosecute the war to the bitter end. At Lord Lansdownes residence to-night it wa» said that It would be useless to ask the Foreign Secretary for an expression of opinion at the present time, as he would have to decline ?o give out any statement on the subject of r* | (.CAIN DEPOTS OX FIIIE. Enormous Losses at 'Xi jut-Novgorod —Shipping in Peril. Nljni- Novgorod. March 23. — A fire at th* Ma zoure grain depots has caused losses estimated at hundreds of thousands of rubles. The flames threaten to spread to the shipping. j Nljnl-Novgorod. the capital of a government of that name. Is at th<» confluence of the Oka and. Volga. 27$ miles east of Moscow. Cereals ami various manufactured goods from the basin of th*»' Oka there meet the. metal goods of the Kama.' basin, th corn, salt, naphtha and raw cotton' shipped up the Volga, and tea coming from Siberia.- The total amount of business transacted at Ntjni- Novgorod annually Is estimated at nearly 5300.C0.V 000. while, the credits opened to trade and industry, greatly exceed this figure. POLICE DISREGARDED. Revolutionnrif Demonstration at A Funeral in the Capital. St. Petersburg. March 25.-The funeral to-day of a student named Yakovloff. who. on his liberation from eight months' solitary Impris onment for circulating revolutionary literature, hanged himself, was the occasion of a striking; revolutionary demonstration. Disregarding po lice warnings, crowds of students followed fhe> funeral procession, singing revohitkmarj songs and scattering pamphlets. The rofflK-fru cox ered with wreatha from socialists, rerol aries and workmen. Disturbances in the Caucasus continue. A. gendarme was killed at Potl; ten people hay« been wounded at Gori. and at Suehum the are powerless to keep order. In the ShorapsA district the peasants refuse to pay taxes or rent, and have elected a secret committee to manage local affairs. LIVOM l I XDER (rI'ARD. Minor State of Siege Proclaimed in the Province. Riga. Livonia. March 2S.— The Minister of lho> Interior has ordered, the proclamation of a minor state of siege in Livonia, the order dat ing from yesterday. TERROR AMONG NOBLES. Not Enough Troops to Quell Peas ant Uprising— lts Spread. St. Petersburg. March 25.— Tho action of tha nobility at Moscow yesterday in urging th» ne cessity for some measure of popular repraa*sj|s>. THREE-DAY WASHINGTON TOUR Vis. Pennsylvania. Railroad. April «. visiting lea Jin points of Interest at.the> National Capital Rat. 3 covering: necessary expends, |U or Sl4 fO. accordtai to hotel selected. See ticket ajtnta — Aivl. *