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FLAX Ni:W VALPARAISO.
PEOPLE DESERT TEXTS. Go Back to House* to Avoid Rain— Fear of 'Epidemic, Valparaiso. Auk. 24.— As the result of the ,-lei)4t4 courage of the people, and with the co operation of the city government, Valparaiso •HI be rebuilt within a few years on finer aad tj^j, beautiful Unes than before the disaster of The rain last night caused most of the people to desert tne tents which they have occupied ilace the earthquake and return to their houses. ijfflost all the wells are cracked, but there were 3, violent earth trainer* last night or to-day. jinny of the people had to walk long distances, rryinc their bedclothes on their shoulder*. There are no conflagrations, but the blowing up of damaged and dangerous structures with ajr.air.ltp continues, and loud explosions are frequently heard. Otherwise the town has as cßZied an almost normal appearance. Many business houses have been reopened. It Is believed that if the rain continues much jonjer a serious cp'deralc may break out. The homes on Alegre and Victoria hills, which gsv occupied principally by Americans, Englinh- B,en and Germans, suffered comparatively little damage. In the quarter of the city which suffered most severely entire streets have been practically wiped out. One thousand of those who were killed by the earthquake already have been burled, and there are more than one thousand corpses beneath the ruins- For relief purposes the city has been divided Into ten sections, so that assistance may be ex tended systematically to those who require It provision* are abundant. The foreign merchants of the city have appointed a committee to assist IB the relief work. Several of the consuls here have received orders from their governments to send home inch of their countrymen as have not the means to re-establish themselves here, or to pay their own passage to their native countries. Sheds are being constructed for the sheltering of the ««t!Tute. The railway service Is being re-established. President Rlesco is expected to arrive here to morrow. Government engineers from other provinces t»ve been ordered to come to Valparaiso to as sist in making plans for the reconstruction of the city. Tbe summary punishment meted out to those who were caught stealing has put a stop to rob beries. The import duties on foodstuffs hava been temporarily suspended. Street trafflo was paralysed to-day by a heavy itln, which also caused much damage to build ings weakened by the earthquake. Ussy refugees have been taken on board ships of tbe Pacific Bteam Navigation Company at Santiago- Ten thousand workmen are clearing away the ruins and searching for the bodies of the dead. The sale of articles of food by merchants Is strictly supervised by the city and government officials to prevent abuses ln the matter of in crease in prices. A complete drainage system has been con structed at all the spots where the population Is Brine ln tents, so as to guard the people as much aa possible from suffering during the heavy rains. President Rlesco has visited all the tested parts of the city ln his efforts to do everything possible to encourage the homeless people. With the exception of the -Mercurlo." which publishes a small sheet once a day, the news papers here have not yet been able to resume publication. Suggestions have been made that the site of Valparaiso be changed, but President-elect Montt, in an Interview to-day, declared that the Mea of rebuilding Valparaiso at some other point on the coast waa not feasible and that ln his opinion the city should be reconstructed where its ruins now stand. One of the worst features of the situation at present is the fact that the supplies of chloride cf lane, used ln tbe disinfection of the ruins, are ahaasted. and some time must elapse before fresh Eupplies can be obtained. Tho Minister of the Interior Is of the opinion ttat It wiii be necessary to pull down the ruins and rebuild completely the whole Almendral «uart«r. from Victoria Square to Dellclaa avenue. aafl from there to the sea and as far as Cerro. Santiago. Aug. 24. — The Chilian Senate was la cession to-day and promulgated a law ap propriating $4,000,000 for the relief of the dis tressed Inhabitants. A committee- was appointed to examine Into the question of granting amnesty to those Im prisoned for slight offences. The government has decided to purchase cattle for the suffer «*■ la the northern provinces. Three earners, loaded with coal, have ar rlve*; at Valparaiso, which will go far to re lieve the situation at the gas works growing out of lack of fuel. It Is now said that over three hundred men have been shot by order of the military authori ties at Valparaiso for committing robberies. All the establishments devoted to public in- Etructlon will remain closed until October. The school buildings are now being used for the ac commodation of earthquake sufferers. The Valparaiso Railroad has re-established kfcfSc couth as far as Chilian, and it Is hoped that traffic on the line south and north will be completely re-established before August 28. The trains now carry only passengers who are ■agaged in the relief work. The courts of Justice are preparing to resume sessions In the University Building. To facili- Ms the work of reconstruction the government has sent to Europe and the United States for large consignments of zinc. FOR CHILI EARTHQUAKE SUFFERERS. Now subscriptions are being opened dally in this city for contributions In aid of the earthquake eurrerers in Chili, and a large sum of money will be collected here. Members of the Produce Ex change crt- taking up a subscription, to which there we fi\r*z&y come liberal contributions. Another committee, composed of representative business men and bankers, has been organized to receive contributions. The committee Is made up as follows: John Claflin, James Speyer, F. A. Van jWJlp. George Crosaman. James A. Scrymser. A. Torranoo Balfour. J. P. Grace and Adolfo Ortuxar, Cobxbl General of Chill. Orur!but!on« to tale fund should be sent to J. p - /' ra if. of W. R Grace & Co. Tii« Merchants' A«sociatlon received yeaterday Is tree from Karmlul elements. Its alkalinity destroys mouth acid germs. It permeates the entire tooth and mouth fttrurture with its healthy fragrance. A tonic to the gums. SOZODONT is •n article of merit. Its popuianty of •uty year^ will a*test to that Remember SOZODONT. ■flmrtM'Sn f'^Hptlona to .the Chilian relief Pies.; & e L»cS :^ SSSSSBtf Co - $10; sur - MUTILATION OF MRS. MOtfTT. Chilian Charge Thinks She Was Wife of Admiral. Not President-Elect. Aug. 21.-The Chilian charge hero believes that Mrs. Montt. mentioned in dis patches from Lima. Peru, as having been horri bly mutilated by Valparaiso ghouls in robbing her body of Jewels. Is not the wife of President elect Montt, but of Admiral Montt, who Is now liveTii.*^ + he wIf * of President-elect Montt Montt^L SS M n i'W« while the wlfe of Admiral ohm. res ' ded ln Victoria street, Valparaiso. The Bol^n^f** ? es recelvea no dispatches an- JS i ns the &ytra t ' bu * makes the statement ss r&ssr&Sfiz" 1 " ot *• r - wenceß of LXDK.XATIOX IX CAXAILL Cabinet Called to Consider Plan of Sir Mortimer Bur and. - kt . * n TW**T»pb to The Tribuna.] Ottawa. Ont.. Aug.. 24.-Reports emanating from Washington and London to the effect that Bir Mortimer Durand has been pressing the British government to settle all outstanding dis putes with the United States apart. If necessary from the wishes of Canada are causing con siderable apprehension here. A meeting of the Dominion Cabinet has been called for Monday to consider the attitude Can ada will assume in the event of Sir Mortimer's suggestion being favorably received by the Im perial government. That Canada would enter a vigorous protest against any settlement of matters in dispute without her consent is certain. There Is already a note of alarm In the comments of the press. PROTEST AGAIZ.ST CHINESE PIRATES. Fore:en Trade 0:1 West Rivr Between Can ton and Hong Kong Suffering. Victoria. B. C. Aug. 24.— The steamer AW Maru. which arrived to-day from the Orient, brought news of the piracy on tbe West River, between Hong Kong and Canton, which has greatly Interfered with foreign trade. Following the attack on the steamer Salnma, ln which Dr. McDonald was killed and Captain Joslyn and five others were wounded, an attack was made on five armed Junks, in tow of steam launches, bound to Canton, and a pitched battle heav* d li n whlcb tne P lrat *» wen driven off with German and British traders have called upon their ministers to urge China to take strenuous measures against piracy and a campaign against the pirates Is expected. ARCTIC EXPEDITION DELAYED. Wellir.an Party May Stan in Quest of Pole Early Next Month, London, Aug. 24.— Walter WeUman, leader of the Wellman Arctic expedition, telegraphs from Spltzenbergen on August 14. via Hammerfest, Norway, that tha completion of the balloon house has been greatly delayed on account of the magnitude of the work. Many minor defects have been discovered ln the mechanical parts of the airship, and theso are now being remedied as fast as possible. The motors work excellently and the balloon part of the airship Is In good condition. Mr. Wellman adds that it will still be possible, weather permitting, to get away toward the Pole In the first week of September. The buildings erected will provide a valuable plant for next year's operations If a start Is not made this year. OFFERED $100,000,000 FOR CONCESSION. Ecport That Join D. Eockefeller Wanted to Build Baltic-Black Sea Canal. Paris. Aug. 24.— Referring to the question of changes In the Russian State Bank, the corre spondent of the "Temps" at St. Petersburg de clares that propositions to that effect were un doubtedly made. The correspondent asserts that John D. Rocke feller at the beginning of the year offered Count Wltte to advance Russia $100,000,000 in gold In return for a concession to build the Baltic-Black 6ea Canal. The Russian financiers, the co-respondent adds, refused to accept the offer and Count Witts then planned a transformation of the Russian State Bank Into a private Institution, the gov ernment taking over the present deposit of 600,000,000 rubles ln gold, which would be re placed by subscribed capital. THE MANCHURIA POUNDING ASTERN. Honolulu. Aug\ 24.— The condition of the Man churia is somewhat worse to-day, owing to heavier weather. She Is pounding astern. The transport Logan started for Manila to-day, carrying General James F. Smith, the vice governor general of the Philippines, and Judge N. W. Gilbert, of the Court of First Instance In Manila. HUGH WATT TO SERVE ONLY ONE YEAR. London. Aug. 24. — The Home Secretary has decided to release, upon the expiration of one year of his sentence, Hugh Watt, the financier and ex-Member of Parliament, who on December 21 last, was sentenced to five years of penal servitude for having incited hired agents to mur der his divorced wife. ASKS VICEROY TO STOP BOYCOTT. Hong Kong, Aug. 24. — The American Consul General has sent a dispatch to the Viceroy of Canton, requesting him to suppress the Boycott Association for the hindrance of American com merce. The association recently held several monster meetings. HELD FOR DESERTING AMERICAN WIFE. Berlin, Aug. 24. — The "Lokal-Anzelger" to-day announced the arrest at Hamburg of a man who described himself as "Baron Santos yon Do browskl-Donnesmark," said to be a metal worker named Konrad who married an American girl of good family in Manila on May 4 and is charged with having recently deserted her In Paris, tak ing: with him jewelry, belonging to' her, valued at $8,000. and also a tsum of money. The man's ar rest is reported to be due to the American Consul at Hamburg. It was added that most of the jewels had already been disposed of by the "baron." but that the police seized the re mainder. YARMOUTH BANK OFFICIALS HELD. Yarmouth, N. 8., Aug. 24. — John Lovltt, a Canadian Senator and president of the failed Bank of Yarmouth, and Samuel A. Crowell, vice-president of the bank, to-day were com mitted for trial at the criminal sitting of the Buprftj.ne Court, which opens at Tusket In Oc tober. The charge against them la allowing in correct returns oi the bank's condition to be made lo the government previous to the suspen sion of the institution. CANADIAN CABINET MEETING CALLED. Ottawa, auk. 24t. — A call has gone out for an urgent meeting --f the Canadian Cabinet at Ottawa nexi week, and 1 number of ministers .... i>ul ■•■' town have been recall**! from vucat I SAY TURKEY HAS EVACUATED DJANET. Paris, Aug. 24.— Despatches which have reached well informed circles here cay that the Sultan of Turkey has ordered the evacuation of the Tri polltan oasis of DJanet pending the result of the negotiations between Turkey and Trance. In the mean while both countries will maintain their re- Bpective claim* relative to the control of the dis puted district. The negotiations will continue at Constantinople. FEW-YORK DAILY TTCITHTNK. SATURDAY. AUGUST 25. 19 r^f NU NEW RUSSIAN LOAN. i:xoi'Gi[ rrxns ox iiaxd. Xert Foreign Borrowing Will Have Parliament's Approval. St. Petersburg. Aug. 24.— Finance Minister Kokovsoff to-day authorized a denial of the con stantly recurring reports, both at home and abroad, that Russia Intends to enter the foreign market for a new loan this autumn. He said: The government has ample funds In sight to tide over the present year. IThe only loan oper ation contemplated— namely, the $25,000,000 im perial loan for famine relicf — was consummated to-day by the signature of the Emperor. This loan Is already being taken by the government savings banks. Even if we desired it. we realize that no for eign loan could be advantageously floated with out the assent of parliament, and you may state emphatically that the government will not again try to contract a foreign loan until parliament approves It. Fortunately the treasury can see daylight ahead until parliament again as sembles. Indeed, the financial situation, a ■ it stands, is better than we could have anticipated. The sur plus for the first six months of the current year will exceed the estimates by $50,000,000. and. as the last six months always are the best from the revenue standpoint, the excess for the year should exceed $100,000,000, more than sufficient to meet the extraordinary expenditures In con nection with the suppression of the revolution, which directly and indirectly hau cost In the neighborhood of $5,000,000 a month. With the proceeds of last spring's big loan, which netted Russia only 83. although issued at 88, and the surplus of revenues, we can liquidate the war expenses, this year's deficit and pay off $34,500,000 of exchequer bills still due Germany and payable next month. This will leave in addition some $30,000,000 of Interior bills and $50,000,000 outstanding in France, but the latter la not due until the beginning of next year. The effect of the Viborg manifesto upon the revenue will be practically nil. The direct taxes paid by the peasantry are only for zemstvo and local purposes, and none of them come to the central government, whose taxes from the masses are entirely indirect, the major item be ing from the brandy monopoly, the revenue from which. Instead of decreasing, increased $I<. 000.000 during the first six months of the year. There is nothing alarming In the financial situation, although in the final analysis every thing depends upon political developments. Bad politics makes bad finance. It was further explained by M. Kokovsoff that the big project for the distribution of 25.000.0C0 acres of land among the peasants, upon which the government has decided Immediately to em bark, from which great hopes of measurably ap pealing to the discontented peasantry have been built, does not Involve any charge upon the Treasury. The Peasant Bank will Issue in exchange for land two species of scrip. With a view to pre venting a flood of paper breaking the money market too heavily before It can be absorbed, a nominative scrip, bearing 6 per cent interest, will be issued, the venders agreeing not to place It upon the market for five years, while only 5 per cent debentures will be issued, payable to bearer. The Emperor and the grand dukes will accept the nominative scrip, and In effect the Imperial family will simply convert their land holdings Into 6 per cent securities and be relieved of all the expense of management of crown lands and appanages, which absorbs at present a large share of their revenues. The period of amortization through Instalment payment by the peasants has not yet been fixed. The majority opinion favors thirty-three years, but smaller payments covering a period as high as sixty years also are advocated. Un til redeemed, the debentures and scrip will con stitute a blanket mortgage. In the process of the distribution of these lands all the energy of the government will be devoted to the dissolution of the existing com munistic systems, which now cover two-thirds of the peasant holdings, and allotments to the peasantry will be made in severalty to Instil respect for the principle of private property. If successful, the government confidently expects that the peasantry will bcome conservative and set their faces against socialistic dreams of the nationalization of land. IXDORSE Russian Cabinet Votes to Continue Policy of Suppression. St. Petersburg. Aug. 24.— At a session of the Cabinet to-night, which lasted several hours, the conclusion was reached that, ln view of the ex isting conditions, any relaxation ln the rigor of the government's policy was utterly out of the question and that It was necessary to continue the battle against the revolutionary forces with all the means at command. It also was decided that the elections for mem bers of parliament should be held on the same date throughout the empire. Instead of over a period of several weeks, as was the cass ln the former elections to prevent the opponents of the government concentrating their efforts hi various districts ln succession. AH the Ministers were Instructed to prepare and have ready for submission not later than September 14 the projects of neoessary legisla tion, which will be divided into two categories, the first those which are urgent and should be enacted Immediately in the form of temporary laws, or administrative edicts, and the second such as will require to be polished by the Cabi net before submission to parliament when It assembles. MURDER AXD RAPIXE. Reign of Crime Continues Through out Russia — Arrests. Riga. Aug. 24.— A revolutionist named Luther, who was to-day sentenced to fifteen years ln prison for plundering, attempted to escape as he was taken from the courtroom, and was killed by the guards. Bamara, Aug. 24.— The peasants of the village of Kamenka to-day seized four men suspected of setting fire to farmhouses and barns, and lynched two of them and beat the others almost to death. Kaluga, Aug. 24.— A member of the outlawed parliament, named Lagutln, was arrested here to-day for distributing copies of the Vlborg manifesto. Yalta, Aug. 24.— The mallcoach from this place to Simferopol was held up to-day. One man was killed and two were wounded, but the would-be robbers were beaten off. I \ anovovoznesensk. Aug. 24.— The superintend ent of a factory belonging to M. Sahunlnsky, a member of the Council of the Empire, was way laid and robbed of $5,000 to-day. Odessa, Aug. 24.— Robberies by armed men and murders have become so frequent here that the citizens have petitioned the Governor General to double the police force and compel every pro prietor of a house to maintain three instead of one armed porter. Warsaw, Aug. 24. — A band of revolutionists last night attacked tbe railroad station at Ot wock, near Warsaw, shot and killed an employe and escaped with $400. Bt. Petersburg. Aug. 24— A meeting of factory hands of the Bakmut district to-night waa dis persed by COSsaoka, who tired upon the working people, killing or wounding several of thorn. A member of the late parliament, named Torahin. was arrested to-day at Zadonsk. in the province of Vornnozh. for distributing revolutionary proclamations. Kleff. Aug. — In the crowded waiting room of the railroad station at Smiela, in the Cher kassy district of this province, five men, nnned with revolvers, attacked the stationrriaster to day. During the disturbance three bombs wero exploded, and a number of persons wore injured, but not fatally. Th* brigands sot off with ?SC>O. At !. to' ski the cashier of the Police Department was surrounded by men, who throw tobacco In his eyes and robbed him of $500. Three men. were to-day sentenced to death by the military court for robbery and other crimes. MAY COPY V. S. IX IFOR MS. Czar Admires Serviceablcness of Olive Green Khaki. St. Petersburg. Aug. 14.— The attention of the military authorities has been drawn to the ser vice uniform of the American army, and Its ser viceableneps and invisibility are greatly admired. At the conclusion of the recent guard manoeuvres at Krasnoye-Selo. Emperor Nicholas summoned Major Gibson to make a personal In spection of the olive green khaki which the Major was wearing. The Emperor said he had been watching It for several days, and had been struck by its lnconsplcuousness at a compara tively short distance, and desired to call the attention of Minister of War Rudlger to the uniform. Major Gibson. later, at General Rudlger's In vitation, called at the Ministry of War nnJ showed the general suits of Infantry and cavalry uniforms. The military authorities also are considering American accoutrements, including web cart ridge belts and cavalry saddles, with a view to their adoption. SAPPER B4T7ALIOVS MUTINY. Odessa. Aug. 24.— The 11th and 12th Sapper battalions, encamped at the Summer Camp. Morozovka. near Odessa, mutinied last night. They assembled at a political meeting, singing the "Marseillaise." and passed a resolution not to fire on the revolutionists, if called upon. Officers of the battalions who tried to break up the meeting were beaten by the soldiers. THREAT TO KILL KAULBAHS. Odessa, Aug. 24. — Governor General Kaulbars to-day for the first time annulled a court martial* death sentence. The case was that of a peasant whose punishment was commuted to ten years at hard labor. It is rumored that Governor Gen eral Kaulbars received a letter from the Peasants' Union threatening him with immediate death if he confirmed the sentence- WHOLESALE EMIGRATION OF JEWS. Ldbau. Aug. 24.— About sixteen hundred J»«s emigrated from the Baltic provinces during the last four days. ICE LAX DIC (ABLE OPEX. Copenhagen and Reykjavik Will Soon Be Connected. Copenhagen. Aug. 24.— Another link In the great telegraphio chain around the world has been completed by the Great Northern Tele graph Company, and Its Icelandic cable Is open and will be ready for public traffic on August 27. For the present commun'.catlon over this line Is possible only with Seydlsfjord. on the east coast of Iceland, as the land lines, which the Iceland government la building, connecting Sey dlsfjord with all the main towns and ending at Reykjavik, the capital, are yet uncompleted. The first section. 215 nautical miles, was laid from the Shetland Islands to the Faroe Islands In ten days by the cable steamer Cambria. The first message sent was from King Frederick, greeting his subjects on the distant laUundaTto Te £ ly t0 *ir hl< sL hls majesty to-day received an address from the people of the Faroe Islands. The last section. 327 nautical miles, connects Thorshaven. the capital of the Faroe Islands wlthSeydtefjord. When the land lines are coin ft et *li. which probably will be about October 1 th« SS 01 !*.. opening: of cable connection between the Danish and Icelandic capitals will be celo- Dl*£Lt.6u. TO CONSOLIDATE 3iG IRON WORKS. £By Telegraph to The Tribune.) Plttsburg. Aug. 24-KegoUat ons for the consolida tion of the Labelle Iron Works, of Steubenvllle, Ohio, and the Wheeling Steel and Iron Company of Wheeling. W. Va.. have been completed, and the merger will be effected in a couple of daya The capital of the new concern will be $15,000,000. The plants which are now to be operated under one management are among the largest Independent concerns in this district. They have been working together for a long time, the one using the crude product of the other, and the consolidation is looked upon as tha logical outcome of their close business relations. ROX //./AT). WILL NOT ABSORB ST. PAUL RAILROAD. On the stock market advance yesterday afternoon In Union Pacific Southern Pacific and St Paul a rumor gained currency that one of the former two roads was to take over the St. Paul, and that an nouncement of the deal might be looked for almost Immediately. The report was absolutely denied In the highest Quarter*. EXPRESS STOCK JUMPS 11 FOINTS. flajes were made on the Stock Exchange yester day of American Express Company stock at 282, a net gain of 11 points, and the highest price reached since 1902, when it was sold at 265. The strength of the stock is attributed to the movement by minority holders for a larger dividend return on the shares. RHODE ISLAND HAS BIG YEAR. Providence. R. 1.. Aug. 24.— The varied Industries of the state have enjoyed better prosperity the last year than In any previous year, according to a manufacturers' report which Colonel Webb, the Commissioner of Industrial Statistics, will Issue next month Not only in the cotton and woollen mill lines, but in gold and silver refining, jewelry and, in fact, sbout every other Industry of the state, and especially of Providence, la the increase noted. In some Instances the general business has advanced many thousands of dollars. Colonel Webb's report will show a big advance In the money paid to wage earners. PRESIDENT HINCKLEY A BANKRUPT. Boston, Aug. 34.— Sylvester B. Hinckley, of New ton, president of the First National Bank of Chel sea, which recently closed its doors, was petitioned Into Involuntary bankruptcy to-day by the Fall River Five Cents Savings Bank. The claim of the Fall River institution was tor a promissory note for $12.0001 Mr. tilnckley is seriously 111 at his home, and his recovery Is not expected. WILL PROCLAIM SPANISH T»FATN Washington. Aug. 24.— The State Department made the following statement to-day concerning the new tariff agreement with Spain: The United States Minister at Madrid having signed with the Spanish Minister of State on Au gust 1 an agreement giving to the United States the minimum tariff rate of Spain and the most favored nation treatment, now or tureaf er giv n by Spain to any other country, Portugal <>xcep;ed, In return for the favored reductions authorised on tie part of the United States by Section 3 of t^e tariff act. champagne ex^epted. the President's proclamation and the Spanish decree making this agreement effective will soon be issued. It is ex pected that the arrangement will become effective on September 1 in both countries. NO CHANGE IN FORT BROWN PLANS. Washington. Aug. 24 —No changes In the orders of the War Department for the abandonment of Fort Brown, Texae. have been made as the result of the visit of Brigadier General Bell to President Roosevelt yesterday. General Bell returned to Washington last night. He said to-day that the post at Brownsville would be temporarily abandoned as originally announced, and the company of tha 28th Infantry now stationed there would remain only as long as necessary to care for the govern ment property. The three companies of the 25-h Infantry nave been removed to Fort Reno. Okla homa, where they will be stationed, ac originally ordered. THE DEWEY USED FOR F.RST TiVE, Washington. Aug. 24.— The Navy Department has been Informed by cable that the floating drydock Dewey was used at Ol >ngapo. Mai lla buy, (or the first time when the army transpurt Mefu.a ■ M AND RETURN San Francisco or Los Ange!?'.. Tickets on sale Sept. 3d to 14th, 19(>>, inclusive. ONE FARE for the Round Trip, or 862.60 from CHICAGO $67.60 from ST. LOUIS VIA lion Pacific— Southern Pacific kets good ia Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars or Da:'.y Tourist Sleeping Cars. iHORT LINE FAST TRAINS NO DELAYS Be sure yocr tickets read over this line. INQUIRE OP R. TENBROECK,G. E. A., A 287 Broadway, New York, N. Y. AGREE OX LIC EX SURE. Four States Enter Reciprocal Plan for Medical Examinations. Albany. Aug. 21.— The State Education Depart ment announced to-day that, as a result of confer ences among the states of New Jersey, Michigan and Ohio, formal agreement* for reciprocity in med ical Ileensuro have been entered Into amors Mm states of New York, Hew Jersey, Michigan and Ohio during the school year Just dosed. The basis upon which reciprocity obtains among these states Is a license earned on examination In any of them. The candidate for Indorsement of a medical license must present credentials from ass odclals of the State Board of Medical Examiners which licensed him, showing that at the time of such application he la a reputable practitioner. Provision Is made for the Inspection of the quali fications of an applicant either personally or pro fessionally when there are reasonable ■...:;•« of his Qualifications. . The implications for license under thl« agreement must ■- Indorsed In the representatlva g-:v»s by the president and secretary of th« Board of Exam iners and by the Commissioner of Education. Tha agreement baa been signed 07 the representatives of tha state boards and the education departments. and remains in force until rescinded by formal ac tion. JURY IXDICTS CEXTRAL. Bill Against Standard Oil 'Also in Rebate Cases. Jamestown, N. V.. Aug. 24.— The New York Central Railroad Company was Indicted by the "Western New York Federal Grand Jury this afternoon on a charge of giving discriminating end unlawful freight rates on shipments of oil by the Standard Oil Company and of unlawfully failing to file a schedule of such rates with the Interstate Commerce Commission at Washing ton. The Standard Oil Company was again in dicted on a charge of accepting unlawful and discriminating freight rates on shipments of oil over the Pennsylvania, the New York Central and the Vermont Central railroads. The indictments are closely related to those found by the earn* jury two weeks ago against tha Standard Oil Company and the Pennsylvania In th« matter of alleged discriminating rates for oil shipped by the Standard from Glean to Burlington, Vt. All of such shipments were Over the- Pennsylvania from Clean to Rochester, over the New York Central from Rochester to Nor wood, N. V., and over tha Vermont Central from Norwood to the destination. In the indictments against the Standard Oil Company returned to-day there are 123 counts. each count relating to a separate shipment of oil over this route, all at rates approximating 15 cents a hundredweight, while rates for similar shipments from Bradford. "Warren. oil City and Tltusville. Perm., to Vermont were S3 cents a hundredweight. EXPECTS RATE LAW TO BE OBSERVED. Commissioner Lane Says Railroads in West Are Preparing to Obey It. Washington, Aug. H._\Vhea the new Railroad Rate law becomes effective, next Tuesday, It is ex pected, practically all the members of tha Inter state Commerce Commission will be In "Washington. Commissioner Franklin K. Lane, of California, ar rived to-day and shortly afterward was la his ©Sice at tha commission's building He did little during ths day except to have a conference wl-h Edward A. Mosely. secretary 0? the commission, and attend to his personal ma!L Speaking of the new rate law to-day. Commissioner Lana said: 80 far as my observations nave extended, a dis position Is manifested by all ran.^ad cornnar'.es to comply with the act. I have neon some p-Jijltca tions to the effect that at a meeting of railroad officials, including attorneys, at Atlantic City a.n effort was made to devise ways of evading— at leas- In some respects— the operation of the law* but I take the view expressed by Commissioner Clements. that no concerted action will be taken by the rail roads of the country to overturn the law. In the West, particularly on the Pacific Coast, the rail roads are making their arrangements to conform to the new provisions as soon as Burnable. Nat urally, questions of difference may arise from time to time that may have to be adjusted la the courts but the law will bo observed generally, beyond a doubt. I suppose by the date when the act shall be come elective nearly all of the members of the Interstate Commerce Commission will be here, but so far as I know, there will be no formal meeting of the commission to determine upon a line of pol icy. The law Itself determines that, and la the adjustment of such questions as may arise we shall be guided by our interpretation of the act. WANT TWO-CENT FARE s LAW APPLIED. Columbus, Aug. 24.— The Ohio Railroad Com mission will take up the question of applying the two-cent fare law to interstate trafflo on Ohio roads at once. The commission has called a con ference of the passenger officials of Ohio rail roads, to be held In this city on August SO, whan an effort will bo made to obtain an amicable a l justment of the controversy. Falling In this the commission will file formal complaint with tha Interstate Commerce Commission. The Ohio railroads now base all Interstate rates on the old rate of three cents a mile. NO CUT RATES TO OHIO CONVENTION. Columbus. Ohio. Aug. M.— The railroads of Ohio have sent to the state executive committee, la an swer to a request for ratta to the Republican con vention at Dayton, a letter saying that aa tha Oh o Legislature established a two-cent fare the -a: roads should not be reasonably asked to further deplete their revenues by co:.«d.:. M reductions from this rate. FIGHT ON OCEAN LINER DENIED. The Hamburg- American liner Batavta arrived at her pier In Hoboken yesterday. A rumor that one man was seriously Injured In a free fight among the second cabin passengers was denied by the company's officers.. No explanation waa given for the presence of an ambulance 00 the pier The Data via brought the body of Mrs. Marion Terry, widow of Rear Admiral Terry. U. 3. N.. who died In Its:. Mrs. Terry died In Dread c. some weV*i ago. She will be burled beside her husband at Annapolis. LANDLORDS HELD IN GARBAGE CASES. Ten more landlords wore held la Me ball far Special Sessions by Magistrate Wahle. m Essex Market court, yesterday for not providing means of removing garbage. About fifteen Janltressee were also In court, sad on rromlitn^ to see Heal i..-..te: cure *«j taken with soft*** ware wla»«l "Hammocks" MEXICAN, ALGERIAN and DOMESTIC LAWN UMBRELLAS AND TABLES JEWIS&(?ONGEIt 130 and 133 Wrut *2d stre«t. and IS.S «r»t Fortj-Br»t St., New York. LITTLE HOPE OF ICE HTDICTMEIITS. Indications Now That Grand Jury Will Bring Only a Presentment It was said yesterday that the probability of Indictments toeing 1 •;:-..! A3 a result of the ie« Investigation by the grand jury was more remot* to-day than It was when the case waj taken up. about three weeTca ago The members of th« Jury are further apart, according to one of theii number, and the disputes as to whether or not Indictments ■•;..! be found hay* caused somi ill feeling which has brought about many heated arguments. With hop© for Indictment gone. U Is expected that the grand jury will submit • presentment which. while It will probably b« a forceful document. wUI not have tha affect la remedying: the Ice situation that Indictments wouM have. One of the jurymen, -who ivoiJ not ba quoted, Bald yesterday: There are at least three members of the grand Jury who have had personal disagreements eves this matter, bitter recrtnttaaUoas ' passing be tween them. At least 000 of the members has been reprimanded for talking too much of :r.< jary's doings. The District Attorney -wants tha grand Jsry to return Indictments against certain persons on the « .ur.i of. a personal violation, but we will not do this unless ha can supply ua with evidence that thare has been a crime com mitted. It Is probable that no Indictments will mi t tea. it 1* yiu^j.^*a v*u ** l *- kt - 1 ***^»^-»-.ii«iA>« •■• be lourJdv NOT COLLECTING BLANK PROXIES. Albany. Au*. 2?J.— A communication was received to-day at the State Insurance Der&rtmant- rrcm the officials of the New York Lira Ir.auraaoe Com pany '»■ •.'.?.* that ths company's agents h»d be^n collecting blank I: — l'.e fatter was n,t rnada public •"■": » ■ TELEGRAPHIC XOTES. Pawtccket. E. 1.. A..< Arthur Greene, a mes senger. Of North AtUeboro. who waa heM up en "Wednesday while taking J3.X«. from a bank to in office Identified two men at Police Headquarter* to-day as having taken part la the aSaaK t ..ev were turned over to Deputy SherUC Brown to =* taken to North Attleboro. The men gave their names as Henry Laferrisra and William Bateau. St. Thomas. Gat.. Aug. 2-L— A Wabaah special train, carrying: two theatrical companies to GMassJl and one to Detroit, and the Car.aJlan Pacific regu lar passenger train from Toronto were In collliba at the crossing- Just east of this city to-day. IB engineer of the Canadian Pa '- ■-:. was killed and two trainmen were seriously Injured. .None ot tha paaaengers wars hurt. Randolph, Mosa, A.* 24.— Ths potto See her* •was robbed of $2CO la ca3h and ta In stamps early to-day The robbers left no clew. Detroit. Aug. H— A Negro was it'.".ed. another wm fatally hart and five more wera Injurei this after boob by the partial collapse of the concrete roof of a three story lea ■UaT>sta« eocs.ru for the Murphy estate In Congress stSSSt Aberdsen. S. D. A.g ti.~ Th* county commis sioner* a* YTalaworth County are to bring rait against fifty clJzens of Selby far CO.OOO dima^es far •:.- destruction of ■ r.« cocrthoc3a at Bansor !n Decemt-er, 1»*. Eangor was declared the con^ty seat after an election. Silby conte.'ts-J and obtained a judgment by alleged default. Why alajSM went to Banger, tore down the courthouse ar.j rernor«d the records to their town. The coast's order -was subsequently vacated. The decision ku aJ&rxa*d by the aupreme Court, and the records wer* re turned to Bangor a few weeks ago. Bedford. lad.. Aug. Zi.— Marshal M«y«r» arrived here from SvansvUle late to-day -with Ernest Tanksley and Nellie Bataay. the HelioavUle girl whom Tanksley Is charged with hav.r.f «• mapped. Prosecutor Fletcher, when asked -what, .vidar.ee B had against Tankslegr tend..-* to connect hlra with the murder of Sarah Schaef-r. aasßSj toJy •was found m a abed here on January 25, iso*. said he v , kteplas silent en that pate: , Hi: Franelsca, A i 2i.~ The Boar! of Super v.som r.i« i* :'-al to build 1: once a temporary City Ha to -.use all dtpartmer.ts of the raualclpal government, en the Free Library site it the south west corner Van Ness avenue ar.i Hayes street. The mw building will be of frame, two stories hlxh. coetlngeboutMr.eM. and will be ru»ned to comple tion. The supervisors ezpeet te_bav« •-• ha 1 .; ready for use within three months. Tae vatfi of t urine down the present City Hall win begin 1 -day Tha permanent hall will be built in Van Ness avenue. Norfolk. Va.. Aug. W.— Th* report en education submitted at the oonnectioaal council of the African Methodist Eptoeopal Zloa Chareh. sow In ■Baisl here, emphasises the fact that If Negro education was paid for only by the taxes eeatrnsui«d by tr. it race the sum would be amaly snAdeat. Block Island. R. 1.. Aug. H— Tte -worst electrical storm that h&s visited the Island in ytars swtpt over the place early to-day. Two aaiMtr.gs Trere struck by lightning sjkl set ■ fen 884 the tea phone system was paralysed. There was bsbjßsV arable alarm at the hotels, which were sal cC sum mer people from ail over the country. The elec trical display was contiauoua for an hour. New Bedford. Mass.. Aug. **.— The Poritrs«?« steamer Peninsula, bound from New York t» Lis bon, put to here to-day after havicg much a rock} In «he lower harbor test evening. A hasty taSßsa* tion after .be accident revealed no damaaje. Chicaso, Aug. U.— Professor Charlea Frye. form erly superintendent of the Chicago Normal School, who returned to bis home recently, after an ab sence of thirty-one years, which he dwell t ed to es> Plata, was to-day arreaud on a warrant charging bigamy. Mrs. Clara Ooddard. of Herley. a D.. da. cUred that he married her under the cam* or Charles 3oddard. Fiefeaaor Frye gave hsods and will have a hearing to-Tairrow cr Monday. Chicago. Ac?. St.— Mayor Becker si MtTwkClto* Biasssf to Clilcaga last night m his bsb^sMbbsl ain*rt"g the ma from Milwaukee In five hour* h* will start this morning for Cleveland, where fes will apeak next Sunday to ■scabs* a of the daS I^9. <.c of Republican Clubs. On the aateasotM.* is a bur B with the laser jptloa, ".Mayer "•""• MU*aulcc« to New Ycrk." Rutland. Vt. Ac*. DaaleT. lamjarj was ar rested in Chitt»ndia to-tiay. charged with having •hot John Caaamy mat night. Cam: !y Is la a" seri ous condition. Phyaftstaae took from :..* - M forty two email shot. Lancaster. N. H. Au«. st— While aa i ■saaasßlml waa being made 10-day Into the cause of the sudden death 0 '! Nicholas *•«»• slsqr-Cre year* old. who tor the last tUtaea years had made a ll^ng dalns; odi Jo 6» ..round -.« -..*-.. *!.*» w *» fooaX De*4A tv dv« i» UALural auiti g