BaMM ef Immigration operates ln relation t
cScse immigrants and the new ^?*^
, t0 immigration offlcers regarding th -
"atxnent of Chinese who may come to th
T-nited States. Th- r-e. idcm W* Secretary V, .
:/ ,.fV. tha: the ',.s,ruotU,n_ will insure to
...? ,ar-e 'air ar.d courteous treatment
ra.^"_o pipl. of other ?.t,o?a.ltl?.
_" - ."-.,- Me*r-a__s letter to the Tresidein and
..._/;_.'ru-tior-s to the immigration offlcers fol
1 u Washington. June 24, 1005.
Tbe President: ?^^&^*w\?l
enforcement of the . hinese ???? one
flnd the situation to*?U*gJ?? the operation
to th* rnited States may be ar _-?-'
'Tl -?-_?-___? Cl_l__ laborer? *_? "? ?_
,?S.t to the rnlted State. - tthln on. year
ssss k_*_; ss^Si
s__Hs ^_?_s ggggSS
leee-" in.mur.itles and exemptions whic h a rr ai
Srded to the citizens and iwbject. of the nort
favored nation lf in possesslonjof w hat ?or tne
sake of convenlence. is S?***"* k?*n ?
Section 0 ^r?fi^tetheU"fnlted 'sta^el and
iTrJorJrT tZ*uT in^Sh case they
Section S of the act of May ft _?? aS
amended by the act of July ? J8**- "<?.?;?
force and effect. provides. in f^V,_th"0e^*
Chinese person. other than a laborer. tog
be entitled by treaty or laws to come *_ reniu
the Uni ed States and who shal! be about to
Sme to the United States shall obtatoi the Per
mis?_on of and be identifled as so entitled by tne
hinese government or ??\?^r<?le%l*__e
ernment of which -t the time such Cheese
S?;_n shsli be a suoiect. in each case to be
?vldeneed by _ certWcatt to be issued by such
gov^nment The law requires that th.s certlfl?
cate shall be in the English language. and shall
show such pei-misston with the name of the
permitted person in hls or her proper signature
that the certifleate shall state the individual
family and tribal name in full, title or offina
rank if arv. the age. height and all physlcal
pecuiiarit'es. former and present occupation or
profession. when ar.d where and how long pur?
sued; the p'.a.e of residct-ce of the person to
whom the certlflcate ls issued and that such
person is efltitlod by tow to come within the
If the person so applying is a merchant. tne
certifleate must stat.- in addition to the above
requirerr.eniF. rln- nature, character and esti?
mated value of th. bus ::^_s carried on by hlm
prior to and at the time of his applieatton as
If the certifleate ba sought for the purpose of
trave! for curlosity, 11 nust also Btate whether
the applicant Intends to pass thi >ugh or travel
within the Unlted BUtos, tegtthei wlth his
financial sl eountrj from which
such certlflcate le :?.-:?.._ The law further
provides as follows:
a *?t ? ...... j., ?, . _. ... ...... ..... _..._ v.
Identity of led thereln. shail, befo
such persoi I atiy v-.. ? i to precei
to the T*rir_ : States, be viaaed by the Indorsemei
of the dlplcmatlc rpresentatlve of the tTnlti
The certlflcate - . for In tbis act, ar.d the
identitv of _fl thereln. shall, before
States ir, : ? :-. from whlcb . vt* _ eef
tlflcat- rve of
tbe t'nited -
th-. r- n
pa rt; ai
Although neither the treaty nor the laws
make provision ln terms for the extension of
transit privileges to laborers. such privileges
are, as a matter of fact. accorded Chlnese labor?
ers by regulation of the department. That ls to
say. exercising the general authority conferred
by law to enact regulatlons, the department per
mits Chinene laborers to pass through the
country under suitable restriction. and proper
EXEMPTS NEED NO REGULATIONS.
No spc-ciflc regulation has thus far been
deemed necessary in order to extend transit
privlleges to the second or exempt clasp for
the reason that they are permitted bv law to
come and go of their own free wlll and accord
?when in possession of the Section fi certlflcate
As to the harsh and unreasonable treatment
which it is said has l.-een accorded members of
the exempt classes, this much may be said
What are known as Section ? certifieateB
? .fL._ .rs'~t-ly *?-***?*-_ and the landlng of
Chine.- Bubjecto po<=. ,s..;_g them facilitated in
tv?ry waj ui.in .t became appRrent lo officers
tesueS Sb-V'../h. l ^ <****** were being
!,, f ,v, '' th hundreds to Chinese laborers
)htn +m d r to admlfiister the laws it
?1 m be1l,-m<* neceMary to investigate each in
dnidual case ns by la? authorlzed.
serviVX ,-0U!r 52S"! thal ,he offlcers of the
?m Th \ ^'verzealous in their efforts to pre
?,f". \-?ntry ?fv. Chi"?e laborers on fraud
sourc/Tr"1,?^' bU,t,lhP fact "mains that the
o. th. Ai. e tr_U'j!_ was the lax methods
f/_, hf_ ^ ls Se a.nd othpr offi^als charged with
iBsuing and vising these certificates
^l0??mU.h.an lo. lhe conditions. As to the
,_.l iV he_? th_ honor to ^commend thaf
theie be issued to the aiplomatie repres * tatives
of the tnited States in China instrucfens that
?.t?reti hey V1 .* certifltates they comply strlctly
??h the requirementi of that portlon of Sec?
tion ?? whlcb provides as followB:
And rach riipiomatic representat.ve or con .ulnr
rem^r-r.iauve wfapM Indornement 1, so requireV"
h?r,-bv .-r_p.,wered. nnd it nhall be his dutv Wor.
todoratog auch certMents as aforesaid to ex?m?n_
Vrf .^1':. .r,f "Xr,\ ,h?^'^ent* oontamed th^rl.S
wme ! ' ',Ja '!uty l" Tetamt t0 Indorse
ln keepiiig with this suggestion I have the
honor to advise you that I shall Issue instruc?
tions to the offlcers of the service to faciljtato
the landlng of all Chinese subjects in possession
of such certificates. ln this connection I invite
>ot_r attentlon to a class of Chinese subjects
who are neither laborers. on the one hand nor
te&chen.. students. merchants, or travel!. rs on
the eiher, such, for instance. ss doctors law?
yers. olergymen. etc. While the department is
witnout authority ir. the absence of appropriate
lepisiauon to extend to members of thls latte'
class the same privileges which are now by law
extended to teachers. students. merchants and
tiavellers. yet it is clearly within the power of
the department to exend to them the privilege
of transit. under suitable regulation. This the
d_ partment will do at an earlv d_te. Respect
IuII>'. V. H. METCALF.
ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW.
The instructions follow:
Department of Commerce and Labor June ?4
190-.. Department Circular No. Sl Bureau
? J0? ?mr_T8 fh?n?ed with the enforcement of
the Chinese Exclusion laws md all others whom
it may eon-ern:
The attention of all offlcers charged with the
enforcement of the Chinese Exclusion laws ls
direeted to department circular No. 80 i-sued
? under date of June 24. 1905. Under the provi?
sions of the treaty and laws ln relation to the
fxctnslon of rhin*_-c persons, offlcials of the
Chlnese government and teachers, students
travellers for curlosity or pleasure. merchants
and their lawful wives and minor children, when
in possefsion of the certlflcate required by Sec?
tion G of the act of July 5, 1884. must be allowed
to come and go of their own free will and accord
and must be accorded all the rights. privileges
and immunities and exemptions which are ac
arnst CCrrmpattE of Amwira
C A P | X A l_ AND SURPLUS
JOHN D. CRIMMINS
WAIN O- FICE. - 136 BROADWAY
Manches - -' ?'*e BROADWAV
' 36 \_/Al_.l_ STRCET
corded to the citizens and subjects of the most
favored natioc. . _
\ttentior. is nlsr. called to the fact that under
Rule -T Chinese persons. other than laborer?. not
supplied with the eer.iflcate provlded for by
Section 6 of the act of Julv ... 1881 may be per?
mitted to pass through ihe Cnited Btatea tn
transit, upon producing to the omrer in cnarfe
of the enforcement of the Chinese exclusion
laws at the port of arrival such reasonable proof
as may be required to SRtisfy him that a bona
fide trar.sit only i_ intended. Attentlon is es
peclallv called to the fact that Chlnese persons
other than laborers in possession of a Section B
certlflcate are not required to give bond or iur
nlsh a photograph or submit to the physical ex?
aminatlon required by *he Bertlllon system of
The purpose of the Chinese E>:clusion la^s is
to prevent the immigration of Chinese laborers
and not to restrlct the freedom of movement
of Chinese persons beionging I > the exempt
classes. and in determining whether Chinese per?
sons are laborers or members of the exempt
classes offlcers charged wlth the enforcement
of the laws are cautioned to aet with discretion.
While laborers must be strlctly excluded, the
law must be enforced without harshness and
unnecessary inconvenience or annoyance must
not be caused such persons as are entltled to
enter the United States. Chinese persons whose
appearance or situation clearly indieates that
they do not belong to the class of laborers must
be treated with the same consideration extended
to members of any other nationaltty. nnd they
are not. under any clrcumstances. to be sub
jected to unnecessary surveillince.
The department holds that the purposes and
Intent of the Chlnese Exclusion laws are to ab?
solutely prevent the coming to the I'nited States
of laborers, skilled or unskllled. The certlflcate
provlded for under Section fi* of the act of 1884.
when vised by the endorsement of the diplomatic
representatlves of the Cnited States in the for?
eign country from which the certifleate issues, or
of the consular representatlves of the United
States at the port or piace from which the per?
son named in the certlflcate is about to depart.
is bv said section 6 made prima faoie evidence
of the facts set forth thereln. The diplomatic
and consular representatlves of the United
States have, by dlrection of the President. been
instructed. before viseing any certlflcate. to
strlctly comply with all the requlrements of
that portlon of section t> which provides as fol?
Ar.d such diplomatic representatlve or consular
representatlve whose indorsement is so required is
hereby empowered. and it shall be his duty before
indorslng such certlflcat? as aforesaid. to ? xamine
into the truth of the statements set forth in said
certifleate. ar.d if he shall find upon exaininatiou
that said or any of the statements contained there?
ln are untrue. it shall be hls duty to refuse to In
dorse the same.
You are therefore instructed to accept as evl
dence r,f the right of the holders to _._i!'* cartil -
cates vised by the American diplomatic or co -
.ular representatlves when such certlflcates
comply in all material reapecta wlth 'h1-* requli. -
ments of the law, unless you have g"nl reason
to beiieve that any pers<." presanting such a ce. -
tificate is not the person * ? whom said certifi
cate was issued or i-? . _ .-? member of any one
of the exempt. classes. Chineao persons of the
"xempt classes app.yinr for admission to the
United States properly certifled are entitled to
all the rights. privUegea, Immunlties and ex?
emptions which are accorded to cltlzens and
subjects of the most favored nation.
Any harshness in tbe administratlon of the
Chinese Exclusion laws will not for one moment
be tolerated, and any dlscourtesy shown Chinese
persons, either laborer? or of the exempt classes.
by any of the offiofa'.s of this department wlll be
cause for immediate dlsmissal of tbe offender
from the service. V. H. METCALF.
CHINESE FOR PANAMA.
Prediction That Embargo Against
Them Will Soon Be Ralsed.
[BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBtNK.]
Fittsburp. June 25.?A letter has been received
by Beary W. Leglietner, business agent of the
IxiwianinUbs. from Charles Grim, formerly of Al
legheny. who went of Panama last December to do
work with the engineerlng corps there. Grlm is
now at Crlstobal. and according to hls letter con?
ditions there are not the frlghtful ones that have
"It is no outing here." he writes, "but the wages
are hlgh. We are accorded the best ot treatment,
and the climate is such that men in ordlnary health
can stand it. The ^reat trouble has been that the
majority of those who came to Panama came for
an outing, thlnklng that they had discovered a
snap. That is the reason why so many misleading
reports are going back to the I'nited States.
"I want to make a prediction, and that is that
within a year the Jamaican laborers now employed
here wlll be ousted. and that the transports of
Uncle Sam wlll be coming here laden with
Chinese laborers. I understand from the most re?
liable authority that a recomm- ndatlon has al?
ready been sent to Washington favorlng tiie im?
portation of Chinese labor. I hope lt will not be a
year before they arrive."
AUSTRALIA INVITES MR. TAFT.
Secretary of War, His Family and Miss
Roosevelt Asked to Extend Trip.
Melbcurne, June 25.?The Commonwealth gov?
ernment has decided to invite Secretary Taft,
the members of his family and Miss Alice Roose?
velt to extend their trip from the Philipplne
Islands to Australia.
A dispatch from Manila on April 12 sald that
Governor General Xorthcote of Australla intended
to invite Secretary Taft and bla party to visit
Australia, and that the Commonwealth would offer
to defray the entire expenses of the trip.
FOR MODEL MUNICIPAL TENEMENTS.
Meeting To-inorrow to Discuss Subject
Called by College Seitlement.
The agltatlon which was begun several weeks
ago by the Christian Workingmen's Institute
in favor of model municipal tenements will be
discussed to-morrow nlght at a meeting called
yesterday by the College Settlement at No.
188 Ludlow-_t. Delegates from other settle
ments will attend the meeting and Alexander
Law. of the Christian Workingmen's Institute.
v._..i la the leader in the agltatlon, was asked
yesterday on behalf of the College Settlement to
attend the meeting and explain his plans ln
detail. Mr. Law sald yesterday that he had
been doing missionary work on behalf of his
plan among the Settlement Workers and that he
would attend the meeting. He said:
The plan is perfectly practlcable and I beiieve
I car. prove it satisfactorily to all the Settlement
workers. The Christian Workingmen's Insti?
tute is commltted to this agltatlon, which lf per
sistently conducted will be successful As is
generally understood. our proposition is to have
a bill passed by the Legislature authorizing the
city to purchase the sltes of buildings which are
a menace to the public health and erect model
tenements ln their places. Some of those whom
I have seen thought it was impossible to get
the Legislature to pass such a bill, but I found
their only reason for this assumption was that
perfunetory attempts had been made before to
get the Legislature to take simllar actlon and
With perslstent agitation there Is no reason
to beiieve that a properly worded bill of tho
kind, empowering the city to do this work and
appropriate mot_<> for the purpose, will fall to
pass. It ts hi line wlth the tendency of the
times, which ls for better sar.ltation. When
the East Side streets were asohalted first and
the Street Cleanlng Department began to flueh
them from time to time it created a desire for
better and cleaner surrounding by the tenement
dwellers. The result was that better tenements
were bullt. But they are stlll far from what
they ought to be. The next logical step will
be for the clty to take a hand and build
model tenements, which will be a paylng in?
vestment and naturally would be expected to
be better than tenements built by private In?
dlviduals for proflt, who only observe the tene?
ment house laws, such as they are, and they uro
not perfect, because they have to observe them.
THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMMISSION.
Justiee Farwell, Chairman of Body, to In?
quire Into Army Scandal.
I_>ndo_. June 25.?The following ni-n have beer.
npnoir.ted members of a commission to inquir>. Into
th<: South Afilean army stores scundal: Justiee
Fnrwell, of the High Court of Justiee. chairman:
Sir Oeorge Darhwood Taubman Goldio. of tbe Pr'vy
Councll: Fleld Marshal Sir Georg. Whlte. Governor
of Gitraltar: Sir Fnmci- Mowati. _ niemb. r of tli
ecnete ot the University of Lonuon. and S.ii.iu.I
ll. Morley. former governor of tho Bank of Eiujland.
SALLIES BV B0TI1 ARMIES.
RUSSIAN IaISSES HEAVY.
Linevitch Reports Rccapture of
Toklo, June 2i_-The following offlclal dispatch
has been received from Japanese army head?
quarters in Manchuria:
The enemy holding the northwest eminence
Ot Man-Chen-Zou was attacked and disloagen
on the afternoon of June 22, but a part of the
enemy holding the hllls to the west offered
stubborn resistance, and the hills were flnally
taken by assault.
Another force of the enemy holding the hills
due north was attacked from the front. and
we slmultaneously resorted to a turnlng move?
ment from the northeast, interceptinc his re
treat and causing him heavy loss.
The enemy, in confuslon. holsted the Red
Cross flag. but this dld not stop our flring. and
he fled north in dlsorder. His strength ln cav?
airy and Infantry was some 3.000 men and
Fiftv corpses were left on the fleld. The
enemy's loss was fully 200. Our loss was in
St. Petersburg. June 25.?The Emperor has
received the following dispatch from General
Linevitch, dated June 23:
There ls no change in the position of the
After the Japanese advance on our right
flank. which 1 have already reported. tho
enemy advanced against our front east of the
railway, where the Cossacks, noticing the
enemy's advantage. had withdrawn slowly.
On June 10 our cavairy, having been rein
forced, met the Japanese advance. when the
enemy hastily withdrew to the southward.
On the morning of June 2<). our cavairy re
occupied points on the Mandarin Road. Japn
nese infantry began, at nine o'elock on the
same day. a determined advance against
Gujichi. opening an artillery flre on o.ir out
posts. At noon our men north of Gujichi with?
drew and the advance guard of ihe divlsion re
treated still further to the heights north of
Sehi-Chus-Sa ln face of superior forces, flnally
falling back as far as Liaoen-Jao. The fight
ct ded in tbe evening. the enemy remaining some
four miles south of this spot. ft was found
.??nr that two regiments of Japaneso infantry
nd two regiment.. of cavairy. with machine,
mountain and field guns, had advanced along
ihe Mandarin Road.
To the west three battallons of intantry, a
squadron of cavairy and three guns advanced.
We reaolved to advance on June 20 in order to
irive the enemy back and to enable our advance
guards to reeover thelr former positions. For
thls purpose the troops selected began to move
toward Liaoen-Jao. Scouts were thrown out,
and the Jaranese retired before our advance
In the evening of June 20 our advanced troops
occupied Men-Chua-Gai and a pass to the west
of tbat piace.
On the morning of June 21 our further ad?
vance began. and the enemy. pursued by us, re?
tired gradually to positions near Resco-Pln-Gao.
A livelv fire was opened by degrees. four Jap?
anese batteries being engaged. The Japanese
showed a disposition to offer an obstinate re?
sistance, and the appearance of our troops here
caused confusion among them, compelling them
to send for reinforcements.
The object of our advance being fully at
tained. our troops were wlthdrawn in the falling
dai'_ness. the positions whleh the enemy had
occupied before our advance remaining in our
.. Japanese battalion and two hundred cav?
airy appeared north of Cha-Ju-Shen. Corea, on
The "lnvalld." the army organ. supplies an
argument for peace in an estimate of the
strength of the Japanese armies. which it places
at from 560,000 to tiOO.000 men. including the
forces operating In Corea, In the flve Japanese
armies opposing General Linevitch, exclusive of
cavairy and artillery. it estimates that there are
from 430.000 to 4.-0,000 men, which gives Field
Marshal Oyama a decided numerical superiority
over the strength usually allotted to Linevitch's
army. The Japanese forces. it says, are divided
as follows: General Kuroki, 115,000 to 120,000
bayonets: General Oku, 110.000 to 11.",000 bay
onets; General Nogi. 8...000 to 00,000 bayonets;
General N'odzu. 45.000 bayonets. and General
Kawamura. 73.O00 to 80,000 bayonets.
Proposal Submitted to Russia?The
St. Petersburg, June 20.?Negotiations for the
peace conference have taken an important step
forward, a proposition for the date of the meet?
ing of the plenipotentiaries at Washlngton hav?
ing been submitted to Russia and being now
under consideration. The exact date proposed
has not been ascertained, but there is reason
to beiieve that it ts some time in the flrst week
or ten days of August. which ls about the ear
liest period ln which the Japanese representa
tives can be expected to reach Washington.
The Emperor's answer is not expected for a
day or two, as the diplomatic mills of Russia
grlnd slowly, and the Foreign Offlce, as one of
the secretaries put it, "Is not used to your
hustling American methods"; but lt ls thought
that the date will be satlsfactory.
Whether the proposal orlginated at Toklo or
Washington cannot be learned. but the fact
that the negotiations were conducted through
Ambassador Meyer mav indicate that Presi?
dent Roosevelt hfis again stepped to the fore
and suggested to the two powers a suitable date.
Ambassador Meyer is miil exchanging commu
nleations with Count Lamsdorff by letter, the
Minister being conflned to his apartments, but
the Count has expressed hope that he may be
able to resume personal exchange of views to?
M. Neratoff. under Minister of Foreign Affairs
and the spokesman of the Foreign Offlce, ln an
interview in the "Gazeta. says that an armi?
stice pending the meeting of the plenipotentlaries
is improbable, and comments on the possibillty
of a battle taking piace before a conference ls
The "Novoe Vremya" prints an interview with
a Japanese diplomat at Paris, who says that
while nobody, except the Emperor of Japan and
his princlpal advlsers is yet ln possession of
Japan's terms, he believes that they are mod?
erate and will be acceptable. He adds that
Japan is anxious to conclude a lasting peace,
but that her attltude is not influenced by the
sllghtest doubt of her financial ability to con?
tinue the war. a much longer and .nore difficult
period of hostilitles having been expected.
Ussurl Provlnre Dcnuded of Sup?
London, June 20.?The Japanese correspondent.
of "The Dally Telegraph" at Moji represents tho
Russians as making strenuous efforts to iin
prove the defences of Vladlvostok, and says
that the whole of the Ussurl district has been
denuded to the polnt of famlns in order to pro
vlde adequate food supplies for the fortress.
The correspondent adds that General Linevitch
has Issued strict orders to non-commisstoned
offlcers and men to refraln froiii the use of alco
hollc HqUors, threatening ..even- penalties for
violations of these ordei..
ONLY ONE SHIP SUNK BY THE DNIEPER.
DJibutil. June 25.? The i at.tain of the Russian
auxlliary cruiser Dnieper nays that he stopped
many ships. but sank only the British stc-uner
St. Kilda. He says he oan..; at full speed from
the Yeliow Sea on hearing of the disaster to the
Russlan fleet In lht> Sea of Japan.
MONEY VOTED FOR ITALY'S DEFENCE.
Rome. June 2...?The Chamber of Deputies by
a lurge majority has voted tho military budget.
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FRANCE AWA ITS KE.LY.
Favorable Surmise on Result of Ger?
Paris. June 2~>.?Conjecture is rife regarding
the probable purport of Germany'B reply to the
French note regarding the proposed Interna?
tional conference on Moroccan affairs. Thls re?
ply has not yet been received. The statement
that Germany would refrain from replying be?
fore further verbal explanatlon took piace be?
tween Premier Rouvier and Prlnce von Radolin,
the German Ambassador, is not regarded se?
rlously in well Informed circles. where it is
thought probable that an Interview will not take
piace before Wednesday, when the reply from
Beriin may reach Paris. The offlcials. however,
are without definite Information on this point.
It is said that the glst of the reply was given
out to-day, but there la no conflrmation of the
rumor. Aceorrting to this report, Germany re
quests a clearer statement of the French pro?
gramme for Moroccan reforms. suggesting that
each subject be discussed separately. in ac?
cordance with the terms of the Madrid conven?
tion, the two points principally referred to being
coast trading and frontiers. According to this
surmise, should France accept the offer. Ger?
many would abandon the idea of the conference.
Meanwhile public anxiety. though somewhat
aboted, is still inten.se. The press continues to
advise patience and eonfidence in the efforts of
the government to reach a pacific settlement. It
ls polnted out that the negotiations have here
tofore been conducted ln a spirit of courtesy and
that appearances show that everythlng is being
done by both sides to reach an amicable ar?
Beriin, June 2_.?Chancellor von Btilow re?
ceived M. Bihourd, the French Ambassador, to?
The newspapers continue to discuss the situa?
tion with some heat. The "North German
Gazette" savs that "in Premier Rouvier's note
the republic adopts no decided point of view
toward a conference, and therefore the sltuat.on
is no clearer."
An attempt is being made to shift the re
sponsibllitv for the recent war panic to articles
in the British press. and the "National Zeltung
solemnlv reminds France that a Franco-German
confliet" would not be decided by a Trafalgar,
but on French or German battlefields.
SULTAN'S CONCESSIONS TO GERMANS.
London, June 20.?The correspondent of "The
Daily Chronlcle*' at Tangier says it ls reported
that the Sultan of Moroeco has granted a con?
cession for a port at Azerud. at the mouth of tho
"Wadi-el-Kus River, on the Algerian frontier, to
a German company.
SEPARATION DEBATE NEAR END.
Main Clauses of Bill Adopted by the Cham?
ber of Deputies.
Paris, June 25.?Wlth the settlement by the
Chamber of Deputies of the polnt ln the Church
and State Separation bill relatlng to the forma?
tion of governlng bodies to take over control of
the churches, the debate was practlcally con?
cluded. It was decided that the governlng
bodies shall have power to make church collec
tions and charges for ceremonles, and to form
reserve funds for the maintenance of the clergy
and the ediflces, but they cannot receive leg
The section perniitting socleties to form
diocesan unions, and eventually a national fed?
eratlon, aroused a strong protest from the
Soclallsts and Free Thlnkers. The chairman of
the committee maintalned that the state did not
desire to render the church impotent to continue
its work, which would be the case unless mutual
Intercourse and assistance were allowed. The
clause was accepted with a provlso for offlclal
supervision of the flnances of the societies in
order to prevent the funds being used for politi?
cal propaganda. Tbe only polnt left for discus
s-ion is the regulation of public worsbip, wlth
penalties for breaches of the law.
KAISER MAY VISIT KING OSCAR.
Report That German Ruler Will Go to
Sweden in July.
London, June 26.?The Copenhagen corre
spou__k_.nt of "The Dally Mall" says:
It ls reported that Emperor Wllliam will come
here in the middle of July, and will also visit
Klng Oscar at Stockholm.
CRUISER RUNS DOWN STEAMER.
British Warship Co.rnarvon Badiy Damages
Lloyd Liner Near Ferrol.
Ferrol. Spain. June 25.?The British cruiser Car
narvoa ran down the North German I.loyd steamer
Cbblena ln n d_n ??o fog at 4 o'elock this morning
off Cape Prior. on the northwest const of Spain. ten
miles from Ferrol. Th?- Coblens wns badly dam?
aged. The psteaengen were transferr-d to th?.
cruiser. whleh towed the Iln. r here. Th. Injury
to the cruiser waa trlflinp, but tho Coblenj wlll
have to po Into drydoek.
Tho Coblens aa*. trom BrasIIian ports, having
l* ft Santos on May si a ... Pernambuco on Jonc s,
bound for Bremen and Antwerp l>y way of l.i hon
nnd Oporto _
THE NEW GREEK CABINET.
Athcn. . June 25.?The new Rallt Cabinet has been
constltuted aa follows:
Premtct ?__ __Hnl*ter Ot Klnanre and Mintster et f<T
_l|,-n Affalrs a-.l bttl rim -Jt RAt.Ul.
Mlnl-ter of Wai an'l Mlni?t<? of th* Intrrlur ad Interim
Mlnlster of Marine ? M !;? 'I >'H'Kl.
Mlnl-ter of Ju*t_r_ ? M. GB*B_IS___"_Ort__-_
Mintster at In.trucUua and Wo.?_i_-M. CALUPHOlt
It's our own idea?" The Arnheim unbreakable" front
and shoulder?lighter and stronger than the regular way
of clothes building?another tailor couidn't duplicate it for
love of money. A perfect two-piece suit from the finest
serges and cheviots or other Summer-time cloths for $17.
Samples mailed for the request.
Broadway <5? 9tK Si
FIGIITS ON UNIIURT LEG.
Other Crushed By Car, Man
, Pushes Off Assistance.
John Miller, a salesman, who refused to give
his address, was taken to Believue Hospital
last night from Avenue A and 7th-st.. suffering
from a fracture of the left leg and a fracture of
Miller was a passe?ger on a north bound car
on Avenue A, and was thrown from the car.
the rear wheels passing over his leg. Several
who saw the accident ran to his assistance, but
he got upon his good leg and pushed them
awav. Patrolman Dobbins, of the ..th-st. sta?
tion," tried to paclfy him, but found the injured
man too much for him. Ile r_pped for assist?
ance, bringing four more polle. men. These,
assisted by several cltlzens, succeeded in hold?
ing Miller until the arrlval of the ambulance. It
is sald there ls but slight chance for hls re?
FIGHT TO CONTROL SUGAR TRADE.
Factors Company Decides to Compete with
j Honolulu, June 23.?The Sugar Factors Com
| pany. representing all the sugar interests here.
! outside those of the Sprecktis Sugar Company.
has purchased for approximately ,S2.000,? N">0 the
controlllng interest in the Croekett Callfornia
i reflnery and Intends to begin next January re
flning the Hawaiian product in competition with
the Spreckels company.
It ls expected that there will be a lively fight.
i The Sugar Factors Company controls S-fO.OOO
i of the 400.000 tons of the annual sugar crop of
I Hawaii. and has. it is said. renewed for three
1 years its contract with Eastern refiners to dis
pose of the crop with the provlsion of being al?
lowed to refine up to l_O,00O tons on the Pacific
CANAL MAN PROBABLY MURDERED.
Only 80 Cents Left of $300 in Pockets Whea
Body i-, Found.
[BY TELEGTIAPH TO THE TRIBISE..
Syracuse, June 25.?The Sheriff and Coroner
to-day investigated what appears to be the
murder for robbery of a canal boat captain. _A
body of a man was found ln the canal about flve
! miles east of this city this morning. It turned
! out to be the captain of a canal boat who had
I been drinklng at the Dewitt Center Hotel until
I an earlv hour this morning, where he showed a
i roll of bills contalnlng $300. In his pockets.
> when taken out of the canal, was only 80 cents.
! The name of the man has not been learned, but
nt ls sald that he lives at Fulton.
, INTERMARRIAGE FOR RACE PROBLEM.
Negro Orator Suggests This Solution?Har?
vard to Graduate Son.
Boston, June 25.?Amalgamation of the white and
?olored races through Intermarriage as a .olution
of the race problem was advanced to-day by
Charles W. Chestnutt. a well known negro author.
! of Cleveland. Ohio, in an address before the Boston
', Literary -'ind Historl.al Association.
Mr. Chestnutt. who is here to attend his .on's
j graduntion from Harvard College, spoke on "Race
j Pri-judice?Its Causes and Cure." After diseusslng
j the difTerencrs between the two races, the speak
I er said:
The most difficult of the difTerencrs which hold
I US apart from our fellow citizens is the diff.rence
: ln color. Should thls difTerenee dl.appear entlrely.
I preludiee and the race problem would cease to
1 exlst I not onlv beiieve tbe mixture of race* wlll
| ln time be _"_ accomplished fact, but that it will
; be a good thlng for all concerned.
WOMAN JUMPS TO DEATH.
Torpedoes Placed on Car Track Scaie Aged
Danbury. Oonn,. June 2a.?A trolley car ln South
st. runnlng over several torpedoes placed on the
track by boys caused loud explosions and created
a panlc among several women to-night. and Mrs.
Mary Davis. slxty years old. jumped to ber death.
The car was*going at a fast rate when the explo?
sions occurred. Mrs. D.ivts's skull was fractured
and she died ln a ftw minutes.
M0RM0NS AFTER RESERVATI0N.
Have Fifty Thousand Men Ready to Assist
in Securing Its Control.
[BV TK"_-Os__*-"_ IO THE TMBI'XE. ?
Denvar, J*B_* -?*_?On 8eptember 1 tbe lintali
Rcaervatton ln Northeastern Ctah wlll be thrown
open to settlement. according to pi-__#nt plans at
Hncton. The reservatlon eonttilna about two
mtllion acres of tln. farmlng land tti il many v;ilu
nbl<- rolneml deposits. Inaieattona are t'i_t about
dve hundred non-Mormon homesteaders wlll enter
tbe drawing. Ctah MarOMM are sald to be plan
nir.g to register flfty tlousand men. tn order to
obtaln control Of the section. The clnireh agents
nre reported as having prepared Oata on the most
<le_.lr_ble farmtng und gllsonlte Iwuls. so us to
locnte Mormona upon them lmmediately after the
SHORT Llh l
LEWIS mn GL.^PK
Portland. Ore.. June lst to Oc?. 15;h. 1905
This route j2-ives you 200 miles along
the beautiful Columbia River. a
trip to Portland and the Nortkartsl
without change, and a chance to
JUNE tsl TO SEPTEMEER 18th, 1909
rerurning from Portland via
287 Broadway, New York City.
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Glass-Lined Refrigerator. perfection of
cleanliness and economy.
Orders by mall receive prompt and careful attention*
130 and 132 W>rt 42d Street and
135 West Forty-fl-_t St.. New Tork.
CUT OUT CHINESE DRILL.
Hot Weather Given as a Reason?
Other Causes Alleged.
Although two hundred leadin _ lights of China?
town visited the quarters of the Chinese Reforra
Association last night at Nos. 7 and 9 Mott-at., tho
customary drlll of the Chir.ese battalion was ellm
lnated and a meeting of the executive local com?
mittee of fhe organization was called. Soy Kea
declared that the drill was called oft because tho
( weather was too warm. Inasmuch as the heat
! and humldity were g-eater last Sunday. at the la?
i drill given, the ex. us. was r.ot accepted gener
! ally. Up to 7 o'elock Secretary Singleton was san
\ gulne ln hta statement that a drill would be given.
I despite the rumors that Commlsaloner Mc-?g*
j would act on the communication of Ow^?^ H1?
glns to Investigate on the VT*?otnvt\on th*i tM
organizing of drlll companies was ln -. lolatlon or
international r.eutraUty. t_\^\J____^f______\\
I violation ow Section 75 of the Military L ode reiat
! Ing to the carrylng of arms or "?????"?????'? _\
i bodies other than regular State "RS1 .?5ol?tIS
\ consldered the real reason of the drlU not oetna
8K_n'g Yu Wei. the Chlneae areh-reformer. AA*
j been at Washlngton for the laat two ??>%J"
has been in the I'nited States and Canada wr *
year paat. and It !s oontended that he a advocanaij
the masalng of Amerleanlzed Chlnese to Instltute *
revolution ln the mother country. from ?hteh KMS
I Yu Wel ls at present a fugltive on ?;"J?? ?nlMi
Empress Dowager aettlng a rfw**"."* ^ '^^h-?d
head as a revolutlontst. I'ntll 1S9S V\ _ i was tha *?
viser of the Emperor. and lt was thro,^h th. _ *W
.hat he was able to escape from the M??W ?
of his famlly were either behaaded or ihro<*n m
p-iaon on account of thelr connect.ons wlth hlm.
; Wei has been exneeted here *OTmometme.n^
! ls at present in Phlladelphla :?h"?j? *'a .socl"
yesterday by a committee of tbjlReform A^o. W
tion. He promised the local l ele>.al* t O o e n
Tuesday. His time here will he ptint ljauj *">?
up wlth speeches in the Intereat of the ?Wm
movement. whlcb is cematrneO^, ^%%mamm_%t^a
tatlon of the intended revolution. Int** L1-- >*.?,<?*
The preparatlon. for hls ??*fl?*??*n' Srada ol
rl_roroualy pu.-hed. A hand will head a p.irane
XVrVTage, in whlcb wOl bc **?^\\%*Jg2&
town. At the Chlnese theatre Wel wm eM
! hls cause.
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