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OYSTER I?'?Y HOPEFUL
( -ri-iDi.-?*! trem 1-r.t mage and Raghail-n. Is considered certain, hut r-ror's pretending to describe with exactness th? character of the Presidents proposition to Baron Rfieen sre probably only shrewd guesses. M Witte has not even communicated 1? to the luunbers of his party and the Japanese are absolutely silent. ? Articles I**"? snd 11 in the Japanese peace pro? posals deal with the limitation of Russian naval power 1n the Far East and the turning over to Japsn of interned Russian warships. THE (ZAR STILL FIRM. aXamemi That Only Great Japanese roncessions Will Bring Peace. S* Petersburg. Aug. -1 - Russia's officiai atti? tude regarding the final reply, to 1?-* made to Japan on Tuesd;?*.. is un? hanged. The lmpres ; t-evails. as heretofore, that only a very great concession on the part of Japan on the <ju?*?tion of indemnity and the cession of Sag halien will make peace possible. The questions pertaining to tne limitation of Russia's naval power and the surrender of her interned war ehlps are considered here not likely to cause egerious trouble. It ergo said yesterday on the besi authority ?that the Foreign Office does not believe that August 22 will necessarily see the conclusion of the conferences, and that there will be further exchanges between the plenipotentiaries, lasting two. and perhaps three, days In some quarters this is taken as a sign that there Is still hope for a settlement on the basis of concessions. M. Wltte's full reports aie being submitted through the Foreign Office to the Emperor. There has been no meeting of the grand dukes to consider these reports, but the Emperor has been consulting and will consult again to-day some of his advisers and ministers on vital matters now being decided here. The final com? munication of the guperem? authority. Emperor Nicholas, conveying his majesty's instructions ?a to the course which M. Witte shall pursue, beginning* on Tuesdav. will be transmitted to Portsmouth through th? Foreign offi?*?" probably to-night (Monday;, or Tuesday morning. TOKIO CABINET MEETS. Conferences uith Premier?Secrecy Observed?Popular Pessimism. Tolrlo. Aug 20?A meeting of the Cabinet was held to-day. ft adjourned at 1 o'elork, and gfterward Premier Katsura drove to the palace snd made a report to Emperor Mutsuhito. laSter the Premier ?-eceived Sir Claude M. lisc_>onald, the British Minister, with whom he had s long interview, presumably in regard to the crisis in the peace conference. Following the call of the British Minister, the Premier conferred with the Minister of War. General Terauchi; the Minister of Marine. Ad? miral Yamamoto, and the Chinese Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs. The Premier and his callers declined to discuss the situation. The Foreign Office to-day announced that it ?ras intended to adhere to the policy of secrecy until some conclusion had been reached. The popular belief is that a rupture at Portsmouth Is Inevitable. M. WITTE PESSIMISTIC. Has Little Hope of Favorable Reply from St. Petersburg. ?By Th? Aaarx-lafM m*?? ) 1-,,-rpnie-uth. N. H. Aug. _??.?The chances of P?ra,oe have undoubtedly been improved by Pr?*sident Roosevelt's action in stepping into ihe breach in a last heroic endeavor to induce the warring countries to compromise their "Irre? concilable differences." but the result is still in suspense The decision of the issue has passed from the plenipotentiaries to their principals, from Portsmouth <o Ft. Petersburg, and. per hapa. in a leaser extent, to Tokio. Although there are collateral evidences that pressure both by President Roosevelt snd neutral powers, in? cluding Japan's ally. Great Britain, whose Mln hrter. Blr Claude M. MaoDonald, according to s drices received here, -?ad a long conference this afternoon *?>iih Count Katsura, the Japanese Premier, is ??till being exert-ed at Tokio to induce Japan to moderate her d?rmands. there is also reason to believe that President Roosevelt was ab"e st his Interview with Baron Rosen practi? cally to communicate Japan'g ineduolble mini mom?what she would yield, but the point be? yond which she would not go. Whether an i oertual baels of compromise was proposed by the I President cannot be stated definitely. The only ?thins that can be affirmed positively Is that If Russia refuses to act on the suggestion or prepoeltion of Prssident Roosevelt, the peace "Bonferenr* will -and in failure. And ?*, the Russian ?camp little encouragement a. g 'ven. Baron Rosen reached here, after an tt Bight ride from Oyster Bay. shortly before roon and immediately went into conferen?-e with M. Witte They remained closeted together for almost three hour?, during which time the whole situation ?ras reviewed. Baron Rosen com? municated to his chief the President's message, and it was transmitted to the Emperor, together ?jrHh M Wltte's recommendation. No clue to the nature of this recommendation has trans? pired, but it can be stated that M. Witte, no matter how he, personslly. may view the prop ?osltloT*, Is distinctly pessimistic ss to the ?character of the response which will come from "St. Petersburg. To a confidential friend this afternoon he offered little hope of a change In the situation. The Japanese, it is firmly believed, cling to the substance, if rot the form, of their demand far remun??ratlon for the cogt of the war Per? haps they are willing to decrease the sum asked, but substantial compensation, under whatever guise it is obtained, they decline to relinquish. They gre also firm upon the cession of Saghallen. Py the transfer of the eouihern branch of the ?Chinese-Eastern Railway, first to Japan for re? ib.?lulshment to China, payment for the maln .- <?f the Russian prisoners an?1 the sur iend?-r of the Russian warships, it Is possible to figure out a total transfer to Japan in money and property mt about $2.'?0.<?km???. But this la th?* limit. The Japane-ne. as usual, are very rMleent and \ery qu?et. and it is impossible to obtain from them the l?*ast indication of their view of the change in the situation pi minted by ihe Presi? dent s action It is taken for granted that the President's appeals were made to Japan us well sa Russia. l>ut the Japanese side of the nego? tiations looking to a compromise is almost osen. BMamtp in the dark. It ig assumed that Baron a_aneko was alle to explain the tttSSmeat wePWP la the Presiden?. If the Piesldent is suceegsful v.lth Russia, h may Ik? that he must then turn to Japan That m?teme Be the natural . ourse. If he has suggestivi to Russia what he regards as s fair compromis?, ;u-.d h.as undertaken, if Rus? sia ac-epts to us*- his infiucn? e to induce Japan to ac.-~pt. But it i* probable that he wag able to aegure M. Witte tu advan -t- .?f J.ipans agree? ment to pebepm. Nevertheless. M Takahfr**. spok?? to-day as though he might he < ailed to oyster Bay H? uotild only gay positively that he had ss jet re.eived no summons. The Japanese view of the situation ig au. -ively. but rather humorously, stated tSSM The result mm behnoa-u aooa. it is use'esg ?o ..peculate As well for the physician to give | - .?pinion of the sex of the unborn infant. When th* chiM i? been. **p a*? t* ab,p to tel1 whether it is s boy or a girl." Emperor Nicholas's decision, upon which the fate of the conference seems now to hang. will, according to the best Informed Russians, de? pend on conditions at home, and these cono. tlons they do not believe propitious The two big fa. tors are the Internal conditions and the reports from the front as to the military situa? tion The former has been ameliorated by last Saturday's manifesto and the character of the reports received by his majesty from Man? churia Is known to be good. <.f neral Llnevltch ha.-, expressed absolute con? fidence in victory, ami sin??? the conference be? gan he and his generals have not only assured his majesty that ihe army was never In better condition, but t?icy have a?tually sent messages to M. Witte Imploring him not to make peace. They demand an Opportunity to retrieve the "honor and prestige" of the army, and in a country where the army is the bulwark of the f?vrrilllisnl the wishes of its generals are not lightly to be disregarded by tiie?r sovereign. Not only to make peace, but to pay tribute to the enemy, would, therefor., be a very difficult task for the Emperor, notwithstanding his love of and desire for peace. It is significant in this connection that M. Witte took occasion to-day formally to deny the published reports from St. Petersburg to the effect that at a meeting of the Council for the National Defence, presided o\er by the Grand Duke Nicholas, the impossibility of reconquer? ing Saghalien or defending the Amoor province has been recognized, and that in cons?.quence of this the Kmperor has telegraphed M. Witte, to come to an understanding with the Japanese. M Witte said: The report is a pure invention. There is not a word of truth in it. The Nationfil Council for Defence has held no meeting. The (Irand Duke Nicholas never uttered a statement like that at? tributed to him On the contrary, the news from (ie'iora! Ltnevttch is entirely reassurin... I am not a military man. and I cannot, therefore, give advli e or express opinions <?n military af? fairs, but arhat 1 know is that the whole Ros alan army, and especially General I.inevitch. hie officers and the soldlera tinder their command, beg most Insistently that peace should not be concluded. The issue will not necessarily be decided on Tuesday. Indeed, it Is quite likely that there may be some delay in the answer from . t. Petersburg. In which case an excuse will be found to adjourn the meetings from day to day. The Japanese will not be impatient, but the final de ision will without doubt come this week. One of the members of the Japanese mission to? night expressed the opinion that whether a treaty was signed or not the conference would complete its labors by the end of next week. ?'Once the bases are agreed to." said he. "few details remain to be arranged." He added that he did not believe that any member of the mission would go to Oyster Bay "The President." he sai ii. "fully understands our position." After his conference arltfa IL Witte. Baron Rosen went to Magnolia In an automobile and will not return until tO-motTOW. Several of the Japanese and Russian attaches made a cruise on the Mayflower in the afternoon as guests of Commander Winslow. If. Witte took an outing In an automobile. When he was about ten miles from the hotel one of the tires burst, and there was some delay In pitting a conveyance for him to make ihe return trio The Russian chief plenipotentiary complained that he was not feeling very well to-night, but there was nothing serious the matter with him. Baron Knmura and M Takahlra attended church In Portsmouth to-night. NO NEWS AT OYSTER BAY. Japan Believed To Be Fully In? formed of Talk with Rosen. iBv The Aseria*.. 1 Tr?-?* , Oyster Bay. Aug. 20.?No news of develop? ments in the negotiations for peace in the Far East reached President Roosevelt to-day. The President remained quietly .it Sagamore Hill for the greater part of the day and the executive offices in the village wer.? closed, except for an hour or two. A few- dispatches were sent and some received? but they are understood to have been of a routine character. The President's great effort to bring about a successful issue of the peace conference at Portsmouth practically ended with bis confer? ence yesterday afternoon with Baron Rosen. The proposition then submitted will have to be passed on not only by the Russian envoys, but probably by Emperor Nicholas himself. On the determination reached as to that proposi? tion very Ilk, ly w-111 depend peace or an indefi? nite continua tien of h?>stilities. It is not expected here that the President will receive further visits from either Russian or Japanese representatives prior to the meeting of the ronferreeB on Tuesday There is ground for the belief that the Japanese plenipotentiaries were cognizant of the details of the President's final effort to prevent a rupture of the confer? ence and are prepared so far as their govern? ment is concerned, to carry into effect the proposition he submitted to th? Russian en? voys. No intimation of the nature of that proposition is given here. DO NOT WANT PEACE. Russians Think Linevitch Can lYin, Corresponden t Says. Portsmouth. N. H.. Aug. 2<"?.?M Briantcha ninoff, correspondent of the pr Petersburg "Slovo," who ts In close touch with the mem? bers of the Russian mission, made the following statement to-night: Now that we are on the <'ve of the dedatve day. when we are to see whether higher civilization, wedded to peace. Is to e?>me out victorious, or will admit itself Incapable of finding h in. t solution Of the problem at Portsmouih and will refer the whole leeue back again to the arbitrament of the sword. 1 am more than ever content that I do not belong to the government, and can say. - n ?simple Rusr.lan clt1..i. that Russia wishes prero very sincerely, very frankly, ami tiin? . b- Considers she has demonstrated her de. ire f.>r pea**e by her course at this confare_,-e. Sh>> has vleided upon eight point?, .he has sbendoned her fond dream nf an open pin in the Pacific. She has agreed ??"> ret?n- from the country where she bis spen. mill? ions in the cause of civilization. All this she has done, hut not because she fears s continuation of the war. ?in the contrary, letters 1 have received from Russia are unanimous in say? ing that the whole country has renewed confidence in Itg reorganized army; that ihe army is thirsting for battle and dreams only of revenge; that Qen? ernl I.inevitch. the commander In chief, is sur? of success, and that the authorities all agree ?u saying that never before has the moral and phys? ical stf.te of the troop? been heiter. We know that I.inevitch is not only an organizer, like Kuropat kln. I ut that he possess.? thai particular military Intuition, that talent for spontaneously seizing an opportunity which alone <an glee victory against ai adversary as formidable as the Japenese. Th. number of RuF.lan troops ?it last equals that of Japan, and they are n,> ?..ng. r Siberian recruits. I know thnt in the oyes of foreigners all these arguments are not convincing. The events of ihe past Influence their Judgment as to it,.- future, but to Hus.ians. who are In touch with the military situation, it is certain thai a rapture of the nego? tiations .?"_(? d?sirable, because they believe that the turn of tbe tide is ?:t hand. Certainly with a battle along s front of sixty miles. u,, one can foresee what may happen. Any little accident? the sun or the dust in the eyes .,f the men an order badly expressed ,,r badly understood a tele? phone wire cut anything may in an Instant en? tirely change the situation. ?>ne cannot be astonished, therefore if the Rus elans, when they are told. "You have loot* pay " repl> : -'Fifteen '.biiej. hi succession we have hacked the red. and it his come black U'e have n-.w the advantage <?f th.- chances w.- will con? tinue U> hack the red until we win.' The player lias the right to his revenge The world cannot be angry with Russia If, aft,-, having yielded, oerbapf more than she ought she now says; "If my adversary does not under .land that I have yielded unwillingly ,?,iy because I have V way? believed in ?lie peaceful solution ?.f conflicts 1 will prove te hin, that, Once w,,unded 1 ran be come ob-uir.ate and pursue the game until div ?_ versary is completely exhausted" Personally, as an anti-mill ta riet and a believer in peace. I And that it would he i? entire con foimlty to the dlgnlt; ' .la to submit the ?'uesdons in dispute t.? Tiie (.agi;, tribunal md thus increase the splendor of that Institution which should become f.,r the welfare of hiimanltv the organ of the .-onscien.-e ..f nations R.n I know alas, ?hat such an Idea has not vet ta-en deer) enough root One cannot, then, feel resentment against the Russian people if. observing that their leva for peace hns been Interpreted as a sign of weakness and too much 1? demanded of them they replace their destinies In the hands of their ener?is. DOUMA COLDLY RECEIVED. Only Two Papers in Capital Give Unstinted Praise tn Plan. St. Petersburg. Aug. 21?The "Novoe Vrem ya" and the "Slovo" unreservedly praise the Douma scheme. The other St. Petersburg news? papers, however, fall to show much enthusiasm While half-heartedly adm'tt'n-*; that the project makes for Improvement, these latter papers freely criticise the limitation of the powers of the Douma and ask for an extension of the freedom of the press, freedom of meeting and political amnesty. The "Novoe Vremya" says that the wall has fallen which for centuries has separated the nation from Ihe sovereign, and that the new reform opens the way to the development of national Individuality and genius necessary for the evolution of a great people. The "Slovo" says that the Douma will bring Russia into line with the Western nations, and adds: If the war continues the army will be vivifie! by ihe consciousness of the impossibility of the continuation of administrative vices, which have produced the army's defects. Prince Ouktomsky. Editor of the "Vedomosti," says. The project dissipates th?*? Illusion that the government would meet the hnpes of the liberal majority. The Douma question has been settled by admitting only loyal subjects, cultivating ideals of autocratic authority. The principal objection raised to the project is the high qualification necessary to city voters, ranging from $t?7i*i annually in St. Petersburg and Moscow, to $4(10 in the smaller towns. This, it is held, will exclude the vast majority of edu? cated persons from suffrage. Peasant represen? tation, however, Is fully insured everywhere. GERMAN VIEWS DITIDED. The Russian Assembly Greeted ivith Skepticism and Hope. Berlin, Aug. 20.?The Russian Emperor's de? cree convoking a national assembly was pub lishe?! In Germany yesterday evening, and Is anal.v7.eii by the newspapers to-day. The con ? iitions existing in the empire of her next door neighbor are probably as well understood in Germany as in any outside State, yet opinion is as varied regarding the organic change in the Russian system as there are political groups. The Socialist newspapers, published by the powerful party organization which is also as? sisting financially and bv agitation the Socialist revolutionary party In Russia, mock at the de? cree and call it an Imperial joke of Emperor Nicholas, designed to show those lu his empire struggling for constitutional liberty how little he cares for their aspirations. These news? papers say that a constitution providing for 1.S0 voters In such cities as St. Petersburg and Moscow is to be laughed at. The -North German Gazette" considers that Kmpernr Nicholas has placed Russia among the COnatltUtkmal governments of the world. It re? gards the document as drawn with wisdom, in? spired by a sincere purpose to begin self-gov? ernment, and yet taking due account of the in? capability of Russians as a whole to govern themselves. While everything this semi-official journal says is not inspired, its directors manage lo give on important questions the monarchical and intensely conservative view. Between these two extremes of opinion are others which voice the hope that Russia has at last begun the development of constitutional in? stitutions, a development which must be slow, and experimental. a - BARON ROSEN AT MAG NO IMA. Manchester, Mas?.. Aug. 20.?Baron Rosen, ac? companied by his secretary. Prince Kudacheff. and sa ron"*" Schlippenbach. Russian consul at Chicago, arrived to-night at the Ambassador's summer home at Coolidge's iv-int. Magnolia, in a motor car from Portsmouth. The baron, who was evidently much fatigueil, retired early, RIOTING AT KISHINEFF. Outbreak Foliotes Publication of Im? perial Manifesto. St Petersburg. Aug. 20.?A private dispatch, received here from Ktshlneff. says that rioting occurred there on Saturday evening, following Ihe publication of the Emperor's manifesto. The demonstrators are said to have numbered sev? eral thousand, but were dispersed by mounted police. Shots were fired In one street, but there is no mention of any casualties. -? LANDING IN KAMTCHATKA Japanese Seize a Transport in Petro pavlovsk Harbor. Tokio. Aug. 20.?The commander of the squadron sent to Kamtchatka, reports that he s-"-Ue*>d the Russian transport Australia in Petro pavlovsk Harbor on August 13. i'.vixyadani. Aug 20.?A small squadron of Japanese cruisers is cruising ?off the shore of Kamtchatka. Armed schooners and torpedo boats continue to make demonstrations all along the Siberian coast. General Llnevltch an? nounces tei the inhabitants of the Amoor region that there is no caune for anxiety or fear, as the entire region is quiet. Three Russian officers who have reached the mainland from Saghalien report that the Rus? sian force in the Interior of the island occupies an almost Impregnable position, and that they are receiving the full support of the convicts. RUSSIANS WIPE OUT CHINESE BAND. St Petersburg. Aug. 20.?An official dispatch from General Llnevltch to the Emperor, dated August 16, says that a Russian detachment has annihilated a troop of Chinese bandits in the IaUng-t'hen district. The leader of the band and two Japanese were among the dead. JA P A TTA ( KS RI SSI A N. Quarrel of Mikado and Czar Carried Into Cherry-st. Knishe Varado, twenty-seven years old. a well dressed Japanese, giving as his address Boise, Idaho, was arraigned before Magistrate Mobs In Essex Market court yesterday morning e-harged with assaulting a Russian, Max Stelnburg. thlrty rlve years old. of Xo. 107 t'herry-st. Patrolman I'rown e,f the Madlson-st. station, said that aboiit 7 o'clock Saturday night in Cherry-st. he saw Varado and Stelnburg having a rough-and tumble flght. Hi- t?K?k both men to the station, an?l afu-r hearing th? men's story Captain Northup held Tarado. "I was standing on the sidewalk in front of my house Saturday night when this man conies along," suid Steinburg, "snaps his fingers In rny face, mid nays You look Ilk? a Russian." I said that 1 was born In Rusisla and was proud of it. Then the fellow struck nie a heavy blow In the eye." "War for fair," said Magistrate Moss, smiling "If you fellows ? ould assist at Portsmouth ther? would be even more doing for the President in his peace efforts. What have you got lo say to this chargs, Ti-Rie'.-" "it was this way," said Varado "Contrary to my custom I look a few drinks. It put me In a bad humor, and I don't Just remember what happened after thai I am a stranger In the dry." "Everything tends to ?how you were |n the wt??ng."' said ihe magistrate. "Owing to the fact that this ?s neutral terrltor?- I ?hall have to fin? you $5 I ?out again attempt te adjuai the grave dlfflcultlea of the countries. Let the combatant? do thai." Varado went dlrer-tlv lo the chief ilerk and paid his fine. Then, a? a lazy ?mile stole over hi? face. which u?? to that time had been absolutely ex pres?ieinless, he bowed politely. an?l said: "it was worth the money. 1 bid you good morning, gentle? men." r RUSSIA t. COMMERCE LOSS, The Czar's People Are Not Spend? ing As Much Money. fFSOM THE TRIBt-VE BUREA*-*] Washington. Aug. 21 .?The war s enter.t on the purchasing power of the Russian people is indi? cated In statistics compiled by the Department of Commerce and Labor, from Russian sources. showing the latest returns of commerce over the European frontier of the Czar's empire for the first four months of the present calendar year. Imports have fallen off '21.7, per cent, as com? pared with the corresponding period of 1VK>_. The decrease Is heaviest under the head of raw cotton, though this shrinkage in value is due. to some extent, to the fall in price, as can be seen from a comparison of the decrease In value with the decrease in quantity of cotton imported. Silk, rubber, wool, chemicals, dyes and colors are some of the other important raw materials imported which show heavy decreases. Parallel with decreased imports of the principal manu? facturers' materials go ,i> ?.-. ?ascd Imports of ma? chinery, tools, cars and carriages, paper and manufactures of, manufactures of silk, wool and cotton, indicating a 1? sscne<l willingness or ability of the Russian consumer to purchase foreign products. While Imiorts from all foreign countries have fallen, the decreases are distributed far from equally a.nong them. Thus, imports during the four months from Germany have fallen about _0 per cent, being $^8.280.000 in 1?KI4, as against m,_26.000 in llMX?; imports from the United Kingdom have decreased over "1. per cent, being H4.133.6tt in 1?KH, as against $9.010.000 during the current year; while Imports from France, being composed to a larger extent of articles of immediate consumption and luxuries, show a larger shrinkage, of almost 40 per cent?from $4.81)4.000 in 1901 to $2,868.000 In MOB. Owing to the considerable shrinkage In the quantity and value of raw cotton imported, the total imports credited to the United States and Egypt during the four months show even heavier decreases. Thus, imports of cotton from the United States have fallen about 06 per cent In value, trout :r<l..,.".4<?.ooo in 190i to $6.461.000 in 1805, and 35 per cent in quantity, from 107. coo.ixM? pounds to 68^800.000 pounds, while the total imports credited t?> this country have de? creased about 4f> per cent, bom f.9,380.000 in 1!*. to $10,522,000 In 1905. The imports from Egypt, almost all cotton, show an even heavier relative decrease of nearly ?">?"> per cent, from $4.141.000 to $1,667.000. As a result of the decreased imports the amount of customs duties collected on all frontiers during the first four months of the prese:.t year are about 1.1.7 per cent lower than for the same period of the last year, the re? spective figures being $42.461,000 in 1904 and $36,6.". >.< 100 in V.**r>. THE STORTHINGS COURSE. Norway's Plan to Bring About Speedy Separation from Sweden. Christiania, Aug. 21.?The Storthing will as? semble to-day. The Associated Prfss is In? formed that the Norwegian government within a day or two will submit a proposal relating to the dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden. Both governments are anxious to And a solution of the difficulties at the earliest date possible. Consequently. It is understood, the Storthing will request the Riksdag to bring about dissolution of the union by a formal reso? lution and repeal of the treaty, and will Imme? diately authorize the government to negotiate with the Riksdag concerning Sweden's condi? tions. There Is an apparent Strong feeling against the acceptance of all of Sweden's terms, and especially agaiist the destruction of any fort? ress. Should Sweden not recede. It is consid? ered probable that Norway will propose arbi? tration of the disputed points. CHINA RAISES LOAN IN BELGIUM. Report That $2.400,000 Has Been Obtained for the L_han Railway. London. Aug. 21.?"The Morning Port's" Shanghai correspondent saya that a dispatch from Peking announces that China has raised a loan of $2.41 H ?.?V. > in Releium for the service of the I.uhan Railway. ROYAL BETROTHAL ANNOUNCED. Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria to Wed Sister of King Alfonso. Madrid. Aug. 21 -The newspapers announce that a marriage has been arranged between Prince Fer? dinand of Bavaria and Infanta Maria Teresa, sec? ond sister of King Alfonso. CADETS I NDER CANVAS. Entire Corps from West Point Go Into ('amp at F is h kill. r.Y T_I.E<._ArH TO THE TRIBI-NE. ] Fl.hk.ll. N. T., Aug. Ml?West Tolnt shifted ten miles up the rtv.-r to-day. and to-night the entire corps of cadets, with about one hundred soldiers of the regular a.-my. are in a tented city at Fishkill. where Washington mapped the campaign of the Hudson during the Revolution Tic? historic old village took a new leas, of life to-day. and throngs of people visited the camp on the Blodgett farm. It was ?lark and cloudy and a slight sprinkle fell at 1 o'clock. The entire camp Is in Charge of Colonel Hnw.e, commandant of cadets. Colonel Mills did not ac? company the cadets from post. This morning the soldier*? ciime from Cold Spring, where they camped last night. Th? march required two hours, and at 12 the soldiers sat down to a hearty meal. They will remain here until morning and take up the march to Wapplnger*a Falls. The _u_-_euvrSo will last flve days. At dark to-night the cnlets went out for picket doty. There was no drees parade. To-morrow they ?will go through a problem. At 6 'n-nlght there was a retreat and ?guard mount. Coming up this morning the cavalry and artil 1< ry had a race, going by different roads. Tli? cavalry won. There Is a train of fifteen wacona With supplies, five piece, of artillery and a Bienal corps. Ihe tactical department, with officers |S with the detachment. Six companies of cadets form the camp. Fully three thousand vi.itois were at camp tin.. afternoon. For two hours the cadets were given leave of absence, and they all visited Mount Bea con, where, at an elevation of fifteen hundred feet they could see the Hudson for over twentv miles' They w.-nt up th. st?-.p incline railroad 'and en Joyed the novel experience. GAVE CLEW TO HIS OWN CAPTURE. Ex-Policeman Calls Up Hospital Regarding Alleged Victim of Knife. Frank J. Ryan, an ex-p.dlce.-_an. ,,f Baltlnii.iv met Richard N_uhol_ in a ealeoa in Id-ave. on Saturday night, and the tare men began tali?na about the n,?-rits and demerita of the New-York and the Baltimore police in a tight over the dtseuasloa Ryaa la allege . ta have grabbed UP S but. her knife and plunged it into NeUhoUfa breast and leg, Neubob* was hurried to I'ordhain Hospital. Ryan escaped. Several hours later Ryan telephoned to ask con? cerning the condition of the nan who bud been ??tabbed. Detectives Loewer and QrlfBtha of the l retiiont station, learned of Ryan's whereabouts and they arrest .1 the man In a drug atore Ryan was arraigned before Magistrat. W?hle In the Morrtaanta pouce curt yesterday morning and MM without bail to await a hearing to-morrow morning DR. DENNY PRAYS FOR PEACE. At the Klftli Avenue Presbyterian Chunh yester? day morning the Rev. l?r. J K. Denny. Of Clasgnw. prayed for the pea CO conference. After mention? ing ?Mir native laud." the President and other rulers, he -aid 1:1.-? the nattons at war. Pies? those who seek peace, and h<-bi them to find it. Turn war to the pith.. ..f peace, ao that all war may be turned to Thy purposes, and s.. thiU all Hatred and in ?erne-? may eeaae. and all thins? ordered lo .aatun the coining of Thy Km_ .lntu. * ? Pennsylvania Railroad I PERSONALLV-CONDUCtED TOUR TO THE Yellowstone National Park Lewis and Clark Exposition an?he Colorado Rockies SEPTEMBER 2 TO 22, 1905 ROUND $200 TRIP FROM AM. POINTS, EAST OF | 11 | M MU W Soecial Pullman Train at service of tourists over entlr? route except in th?* Tellowaton? Park Stops at Ohlcago. Seattle. Til??. Portland. Sn11 r?ik.-? CI ?'ni ora do Spring?, ami Denver for mamtat-anedmnx RATE INCLUDES ALL NECESSARY EXPENSES Vor detailed Itinerary giving full Information, arply f? ?'. Studd?. East-rn Paaeenser Agent. 263 Fifth Avenue. New York CttS. *t w ROYI, J R WOO'? rr;'' ***??*r>aer r Pa?-.- s I ' it* Hai iSar._' I ?a**?a*i.TJMMMIii.l*'.'.-.--*'-'?*-****^^i>^?.*l?J TWENTY KILLED. Freight Train Strikt* a Crowded Car at Batte. Butte, Mont.. Aug. Jtt?A Great Northern freight train struck a crowded Columbia car a* the Butte. Anaconda and Pacific station to? night. Twenty persons are reported killed and many Injured. NOT GOING TO /HINA. Ambassador Conger Denies a Cur? rent Report. Washington. Aug. -I*?.?Edwin H ?'??nger. American Ambassador to Mexico, is in Wash? ington on his way to his home in le?*.\a from his recent visit to President Roosevelt at Oyster Bay. In an interv'ew with the Post" to-night he said that he was not going to China, as had been reported he might do. to allay th?**- agita? tion there against American imports P. R. R. NEW PULLMANS. Many Changes in Equipment for Chicago Flyers. Beginning with the westward trip yester?lay. the Pennsylvania Special, the elghteeti-hour flyer h** tween New-York and "'hicago, will be equipped with th*? fine new cars which the Pullman Com? pany has just turned out for this service. This new equipment will render the service tint only speedy, but luxurious. Th*? new cars combine a number of features not heretofore seen in Pullman cars. While there has been little change in the outward appearan? e. the fitting up of the interiors shows several radical de? partures from the style of car now in use on the "Special." The new car? are painted the standard red color adopted long ?lnce as the murk of Pennsylvania Railroad equipment. Th?- iron railing surrounding the wide observation platform In the rear of the train Is of plainly turned brass rods Instead of the ?Trilled railing now in use. In fact, simplicity is the motif of the entire decoration of the train. The elaborately carved berth fronts and interior fittings of the composite and observation cars have given away to the use of highly polished woods treated in Inlay work. There are no cornera in the sleeping cars to catch dust, an.l ?Um general impression of the ?ar Is one ?I great cleanliness. Each of the new sleepers Is finished In vermlllion wood, which is susceptible of a high polish. A del'.-ate tracery of inlay work is the sole orna? ment to the graining of the wood. fa?> far as was possible, this severe and simple scheme has been carried out. with pleasing effect. The lavatories and special bathrooms of ?h**94? new trains have also been modernized. Instead or the old dark wooden lin?**.l lavatories .me steps into a room lined--ceiling, floor and walls?with a pure white tile of hard rubber. The finest plumbing ac? cessories have also been installed. Another feature is the introduction of a gas water heater, so that passen-?ers may have a full an.l ampl<* supply or hot water summer and winter. One change la the construction of the sleeping car Is the elimination of the deep boxes in which the pillows were stowed away under the seats In the new cars this space Is entirely clear, allowing space for passengers to stow away baggage under the seats, and also aiding in th?^ better distribu? tion ofheat in winter and air In summer. The ven- . tllatlbn and heating appliances on these cars have ! also been much Improved. In the observation cars, as in ?he other cars, th? main scheme of decoration has been the use o4 . highly polished woods inlaid with lighter eoloea < The great plate glass windows, four feet three j Inches by three feet four inches, have been kept ! free from obstructing woodwork or drapery, except i at the top. A desk occupies a prominent place near the centre of the car. adjacent to the smaller desk. f'T the use of the official sten?*>grapher attached to each train. Behind loaded glass doors on each side of this desk will be found the free library for the use of passengers. The eleping cars each contain one stateroom and on- drawing room, which by folding back the dividing walls may be converted into an apartment as ?--mfeirtable as one's own bed? room. The .stateroom contains a large locker. In which clothes may be hung up. One change Is the placing of the staterooms upon the righthand side of the car instead g? the left. as In the cars now In use. By this arrangement pas-s-a-neers occupying these staten-oms will escape the noise of passing trains, ss their berths will al? ways be on the side of the train furthest from th?*> tracks used by trains going In an opposite direc? tion. ALLEGED EMBEZZLER CAUGHT. Officer Goes to Hamilton, Ontario, for W. D. Yeager. Dispatch **s from Hamilton. Ontario, to Police Headquarters yester.lay informed the authori? ties here of the arrest in that city of Walter D. Yeager. who is said to be und.-r indictment in this city on charges of embezzlement an.l forgery. Detective Sergeant Kane left here yes? terday for Canada to bring the prisoner back. Ac-ordlng to the police. Yoager Is ?ranted for the embezzlement of $t?,7*?4)o from his former em? ployer, Julius Cahn. the theatrical manager and publisher. ?>f the Empire Therme Bulldlnc In Broadway, Last January Yeager resigned his place of bookkeeper and confidential man. on the *Aer\ of 111 health. according to the pottor. Soon after a shortage was alleged In trie hooks, but, accord? ing to the police, TPR;or hrvl fled. DROPS DEAD AT HOTEL DESK. Supposed Scrautor. Man Expires a? He Is About to Register. A man suppose-1 to ha\e been John J. t> Mal? ien, of Scranlon. Penn.. droppe.l dcael uhil about to register at the Warm 11,?us?, la C'atia'.-?et . yesterduy morning. 11- entered the hotel, was assigned to a room and requested to reglsier. hut ln-rorc lie could da *"?? he fell heavily from the stool n? the Soae ami died presumably from heart ?liseuse. on his person were papers of citizenship mad?- oat It? th. name of John J. o Malea, dated ?October I. is?i7. issued i?> the Court of Common Pleas. laUi-erm- County, Penn. Arnim?, the i-ap-rs was a s. up , ( ataining the name of Miss Millie Klllln. No. .""m>4 Wesi 22d-et Killln was sent fot. but fail--,! to Identity the body. She said that slie though) that her name and address *.*.? re written by ?. i iuai In In land. TIm |i??live are ander the imar??Ion lbs demi man arrived on un English ?team? t ,.., S'i! unlay, after trtattfai frlende in Ireland I BY TSl.Ee.R_rH to TUB IK1H! NK. | ?>a. IVrin . Aug *>*. ...ho .1 I'M. ?fcraataa*-, who had retired rrom l, to; tmplirymrni In the mines, left ihis dtv for Ireland In .li?.\ V ieit.-r written by him and da 1*1 from an Irian tow i was received by h!? family a week .me.. ,ia?i ihev thought he was still there CHARGED WITH JEWEL ROBBERY. Saratoga. N Y. Auk. -??. emrmMtd Oral?..?.?. aMw Jnmes Mayntlrd. al rnltlmore. was arrested here ?n a ebar? of Kr.-m.! lar-en? it l.elr,, ?j. leged that he rol ? M - ?ra. e Will* of J?**welrv valued at tl '*?"? at ?,- more Graham wai ??.*.* English Luncheon and Tea Baskets I itt^.l loinplefe. f?r Plr nir?. Traveller?, mil \arhtln< IXWIS & CONGLR 1-0 h 1-3 Wee* 42d Street. and 13.. Wmet ?la? ..t.. New teeh. WALLS FALL?N WORKMEN Fifteen Injured by Collapse of Burned Pittsburg Theatre. Plttsburg. Aug. 20?Fifteen men were carried down by the falling of a wall this evening la the ruins of the Avenue Theatre, which was damaged by fire about a month ago. The men were ail Italian laborers, and thirteen of them wer? from the wreckage badlv battered. Phys.! ans na/ none of the victims will die. but flve are seriously hurt. For some tin:? th* work of rasing the ? walls has been going on. and work has been in prog? ress night and day. To-day. while forty men wer?* at work, fifteen were carrying a heavy Iron beam a.-ross the seetMMl floor, the west wall, from which the beam had been taken, fell in. carrying th. workmen with it to the ground floor. Fortunately, th . men were not buried by the fac? ing debris, and in a shorr time all were extricated and taken to th* hospitals After the west wall had fallen, portions of the front, or ..th-ave.. wail toppled over also, but did no material damage NEW-YORKERS HURT IN PITTSD URO. Miniature Railroad Train Jumps Track in Pleasure Park. Pitisburg. Aug. 20.?To-night. w!?.en a large crowd of Sunday pleasure seekers Ailed Kecnywood Par'*, one of the Plttsburg Railway r.mpanj-'s a???-:?e ment places, a miniature railway train jumped the track, and ten passengers were badly hurt, but none fatally. Among those injured wer? Mr. end Mrs. Henrv Sladach and Thomas Leslie, of New York The cause of the accident has not been deter? mined. When the engine jumped the track the en? gineer ?"neaped injury hv jumping. bM -he passen? gers were dragged over the ties for a distance. M ATOM DUNNE ARREsTED. Fine of $10 Paid by His Chaffeur for Speeding. Chicago. Aug. 20.?Mayor Edward KV Dunne of Chicago was arrested this afternoon suburbs at Evarston for violation of th? ordi? nance regulating the speed of automobiles. The May.-r, in company with Join Boylston. was riding through Evanston When he was stoppei by a policeman, who accused th? -haufTeur. Ed ward Sykes. of going too fas- All three pants of the automobile wer? tak?n to the Evan? ston police station. The Mayor remain??! out sid? the station in 'the automobile, while the other late went in to appear before th?? Just!--? "1 d'<n't know anything about th? spee i th?se things." said ?he Mayor, "but I th.nk we were going v?ry fast H may have been, and T guess we will | pay our fln? like anybody .-lue." - yk?s was unable to decide whether Ii -haulil pay the fine of $1_ which was pi a him by the Justi<?p. and came out to cons . Mayor about it "t-i ahead and pay the tine, advised the Mayor. It was paid, and the ma.hire moved away after Mayor Dunne had sol: quired concerning the *p??ed limit i*? _ city, saying he did not d?sir? to b? again. WORLDS OLDEST LEGISLATOR DEAD. Senator David Wark, of Fredericton. N. B.. 101 Years Old. Fredertcton. X R Au.. 2t>. ? David me oldest legislator in the world, died at ??'s huma In this city to-day. Mr. Wark was a i a usher of the Canadian Senate at Ottawa, a llf His age was one hundred and one years months. Mr. Wark's legislative c_r.er began hi 184:. whe. he was elected to the NVw-Brunswick and from that time until his death . connected with a yarli.imcr.T.ry hody. K:? were sp.nt :??. the New-Brunswick six years in the Legislative ? 'ounc .. the upper house of the Province, which was than a dozen ytatta MM I confederation of the Canadian I'- I was appointed to 'he Senat?- of tics he was a I it>. ral. When Mr Wirk ob_i nred of his birth, one year and a h..;*' - many cewgratalatorj me?-- , lo th.- nubile hf* ''f ? TWO K0RE WRECK VICTIMS FOUND. Total of Known Dead Near Norfolk Now Sixteen?Seren Still Mis-inar Norf-.'ii. \ i __? 1 I victim, of the I - ? - Ore? ' wre.-k of T h u rs.tr? y were fou-irl to- . t?r..n?h of he KHaabeth Riv. r i?? ac-ident om" of thes? was sott, the lr..wbrui-' heeeev, -*,:-? w. ih.- bridge and drowned whei open draw, and t-i held for Went MU-at ton This tii.'.e? ft-urt m nil thai have bees recovered trou ! -?tu two dead In St Vh.eeat*a Hoa, txteen known d*?ad up to tMa itabe The bod? of J;i'-k Atkins? -i. th.- At - the hospital, was shipped lo ! I tireenviUe last n'.rt. ind th. . f-fty-sev. n tbe hospital. ??? ri. lu. N ?'.. tfcts morning ?hieb teas partially r.i ., d Is - water again, wa?. a to-daj ami placed on board the parai.:?.. The other Wl , :, ?red, and -?>? ?'_ opon th ? Iteved that still n titouaht that i-? m big -? KILLED ON CENTRAL TRACKS. I I'll- | ?la '.n tie north o! I ?'.iitral l?.?v~>l ? ?-?I. rda> morni ai work on tru? escava'lon for ihe nee i : ..: tiie network o? l )..? could SUMMONS AMBULANCE HE RE-T^ John Watt. si. .mi.!, ft at l'* : ?? ? .-? barreled -tm \--teid.. 1'? and fan I !'"r' Arl . -' WM'I was -MrhNru ..'..1 --'ased nil a?. ' a??ihulance returned ' ? 7 . W",S ' ,Ba_____-_- Th. _J___U_-Bv. men to _u.-_. >V;.tt t. the hi?.?.