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ijlF Interest toymen MM*!. KAJI TAJIMA. ▲ Japanese educator, now In this country. A JAPANESE TEACHER. President of Girls' School to Study Educational Methods Here. On« of the most picturesque and Interesting of the •women who came from the ends of the earth to at tend the convention of th» World's Woman's Chris tian Temperance Union, which met in Boston last •week. Is Mrae. Kaji Yajima, president and founder of the Japanese W. C T. U. and president of the girls' seminary in Toklo. Mme. Tajima paesed her seventieth birthday four years ago. but neither her advanced «gr« nor the fact that she cannot speak or understand English could 6w*rve her from liar determination to come to America. She would have an Interpreter, she told her friends, and there . would be Japanese women In Boston who would lend her their ears, both during the convention and in her investigation of American educational meth- - o&a afterward. Mme. Tajlma travelled alone about six thousand Cities, to Ban Francisco, and then came overland from Oakland with her niece. Miss Okubo Ochlmi. Speaking- of this trip across the country she said, through her interpreter: "While coming from California I have seen many treat wonders. I was amazed to see your great mountain*, your big houses and large people. I wonder that the gift of God can be so great; every thing In this country Is on such a large scale. The men and women, and even the horses, are so much larger than in my native land. In Japan every thing is 6malL We travelled for miles and miles through the West without peeing even a bouse. It Is not like that in Japan. We have not much waste land. San Francisco seemed much like home in many ways— are so many Japanese there. But the East Is very different. The people of this country have Impressed me as v.ell educated "1 love and respect America," ah« continued "The Japanese people are very grateful to this country. They will c«ver forget President Roosevelt for his pert In bringing the Russian-Japanese war to an end. The" Japanese love Americans because of this." Mme. Yajlma's chief object In visiting America Is educational, but she is also deeply interested in temperance work. She founded the Japanese union twenty years ago and its growth recently has been remarkable, she says. It now has 1.000 member. ard sixty-fi\ - e branches. In response to a suggestion that Japan did not need temj*?rance work as much as America she looked grave and paid that there was quite enough work of that kind to do in her country. vu =>" Mmc Tajima wears her native costume, made in dark silk, with her jet black hair arranged also in Japanese style, hut her shoes are American. She floes not show her age. and might almost be taken for a woman of forty. She has been president of the girls' eeminary in Tokio for thirty year" TALE OF AN UNHAPPY OSTRICH. Hippodrome Chorus Girls Bedeck Hats at Expense of Big Bird. FWtfoot. the trained ostrich at the Hippodrome is unhappy, and the Dumber of chorus girls of •A lectety Cfrcos" **?** ostrich r)lum * 8 vw ™ OS* fall hat. I. remarkable. Several lv S ago TV W. Ford, trainer of the ostrich, noticed that tneetfoer. feather, seemed very scrags •parse. Saturday afternoon Mr. Ford happened to be ta the stal With the Urd when the Sores fagged behind and paused to Jet the OFtrirh tT" 1 darkness o' the stall sawtirrT hfS*. t!ie s?mi a tuft of feathers on Fkrtfoot> tin rr ;, h ?P to vigorous tug. The ostrich sQuraled will n»P lye 5 pranced around the stall Vi, the '„l»f,„ l »f, n **$ fj*'-m* feet was heard as • !,* ■Whs .Hr? " cr 0 ' disappeared down the corridor ChotU6 §rWa swiftly A^aSSonrSaii-V 2^*2s""°- Shnbert orders have been issued to mie«.Mon P ( ?v I f 2I ne \ and girl who wears ostrich feathers in her lit ° rUS AN EXCEPTION. Ekmn^proudg' V, a ° 5*2 «T«Xr tedared truthful yoans man " th °roughl 7 honest and l ih^^tre^ I n^ PS ■•»• jgggn,ent of a el^r^.flfKSjggJj ft,"}' Odd* and Ertd^of Interest. INTERIOR DECORATING. E. D.: There Is a rj«*s for Interior decorating at Teacher. College. No. 625 West 120 th street o'ctock*" CVery Monday ™ or ning from 9 to 11 HOME FOR THE DESTITUTE. *J^i. H : J " : lam lnte rested in the welfare of a i?Lt w f an Wh ° U "^y-five years old and **•**- .H.. H . lB a K«uleman without friends or fam ily and depends on charity for existence. Is there a. free home in New York City for a person of this description. The Department of Public Charities has some cottages on Staten Island especially set apart for dependent men and women who nave known the refinements of life. Apply to the Bureau of Dependent Adults, Department of Public Chari ties, foot of Ea.st 26th street SCHOOLS OF MILLINERY. M. J. Hart: In this city millinery may be learned at the Pascal Institute. No. 576 Lexing tt*et?%^M2 S T Ch °« J f ° r I>omcstic Arts and r>cie..^e. .No. *22 Lexington avenue-, and at Teaches College. No. 525 West 120 th street HALLOWEEN GAMES. Miss 11. F. 1., writes: i ii. v.- been appointed «•* oomuiittee to arrange a Halloween party Cr a £ 0 /u &b T tvent y- fly « SMS. I propose £ °' ° f ««»"«. *^t am at a loss as to .f,, Can you S |ve >n<> s'Jmo games?; -I v-ou,.i like then as simple es posslble^bu't of t,,^ h ?v£ '"T 11 P rorDls^ a bushel of rhest- E"j£; S[ hk i l 5l 5i dO1 "! wlth chestnut! on vt n.ght, and what Is to be put in the cake? Many old games and tests are mentioned In connection with Halloween in Chambers'* "Book of Days" ana In the annotations to Eurns's poems. Nuts of all Kind,, v.-Kh apples and cider are the c!£*sic refreshments for Halloween «-.• that chestnuts will come in handy a ,*-,,,, that reaambie* Jackstraws is playcrj u-ith roa"t ed chestnuts. The guests are eipected to rot \~> It* nuts, fc.r.d If there Is a lire in an open era--' i^j^scipJir^ D A I LT TH OUGHT. A man who lives only with himself and for him self is apt to be corrupted by the company he keeps. — Charles H. Parkhurst. HOW TO ADDRESS THE T. S. B. All letters and packages intended for the T. S. S. phould Vie addressed to the Tribune Sunshine So ciety. Tribune Building, New York City. If the abov« address is carefully observed, communica tions Intended for the T. S. S. will be less likely to go astray. The Tribune Sunshiny Society has no connection with any other organization or publi cation using the word '^Sunshine." All checks and money orders should be made payable to the Trib une Sunshine Society. MONET RECEIVED. Mrs. Ward, of Brooklyn, has contributed $5 to buy coal for some needy one, and Mrs. J. D. Cor nefl Jl as T. 8. S. dues. HOLIDAY GIFTS. Already applications for Christmas cheer have been received at the office. Mrs. Jessie H. Rupert, of Virginia, who has for years been a Sunshine worker among the poor mountain whites of that state, called at T. S. S. headquarters the other day and made a personal appeal for a Christmas box of useful articles, like partly worn garments, stockings, hoods, mittens, aprons, dolls, toys, games, etc for the people In whom she has been actively interested for twelve years. She would like to have the box sent earlier than the Christ mas week, that she may get the packages out on time. Every year ?hi» distributes hundreds of presents among* the poor whites and worthy blacks. Mrs. Rupert has read The Tribune for forty-five years, with the exception of some time during the Civil war. when she was lot allowed to receive it. Being a Northern sympathizer, she rendered such F«rv;<:e in nursing the wounded Union soldiers after the battle of New Market, Va., May 15, 1864. that she was made "a daughter of the regiment' 1 by the 34th Massachusetts regiment, and this fall she came north to attend as an honored gruest the reunion of veterans at Springfield. PASCAL BRANCH. The Pascal Institute branch of the Tribune Sun shine Society did some of its Sunshine work through the summer classes held at the institute. At the close of the term, late in August, the cooking class invited the sewing class to an afternoon Sunshine party for which occasion the hostesses made all the refreshments, consisting of several kinds of cake fudge and peppermint creams. Frieda Felger, ten vcars old. was the mascot of the summer classes and during ihe eight w«»eks of school (a half day session) she made for herself two cotton dresFes. two white petticoats with tucks and ruffle, and a white anron. MARGARET p. PABCAU President WANTS Pome immediate want* the office would like to supply to worthy people are a large sized overcoat, Boms winter stockings for Mrs. P.. who lives In a country place in New Hampshire; golf stockings far a schoolboy in the Far West; simple emoroidery materials for a sfwlrs class of young girls in the South Ferry branch, and a pair of women's shoes, No .", for a Virginia member. COATS SUPPLIED. Miss Pi ilo acknowledges with thanks the receipt nf two rr.afs one from Mrs. Phayre and one from Mrs. I,;:thMm. The formpr. being too large for the eirl in whose behalf the request was made, was found to fit her mother, who is delighted to get It. The latter proved .iust right for the girl. Another coat contributed by Mrs. G. I^. S.. or N. J., haa gone to a young working girl. CONTRIBUTIONS. Mrs. O. R. Barrow*, of Spencer, Mass., has sent Fix pnirs of fine mittens and a pair of wristlets for the Christmas boxes. The wools for this work were contributed by Mrs. Andrews, of East Orange. this is a pleasant addition to the evening's sport. Offer a prize to the person who roasts the greatest number in a given time, with a conso lation prize for the least successful roaster. Divide the nuts into piles, divide the piles among a number of small tables and set your guests to extricating nuts from the heaps by means of miniature garden rakes. Each player takes turns raking, and the slightest disar rangement or "joggling" of the piles means that he or she loses a chance. The person who fishea out the greatest number wins a prize. Then there is the old, old test of "rich or poor" by means of three saucers. Fill one with cornmeal and one with sail and leave the other empty. Place these behind a screen and blind fold each guest before he goes behind the screen. If he dips his hand into the oornmeal he will be wealthy, for the yellow meal stands for gold; if Into the salt, comfortable, for the white salt typifies silver. If, by bad luck, he g'-ts !nlo the empty saucer, It will be hard picking for him. The "wish apple" creates much amusement. Select large, symmetrical red apples and core them, leaving the space as eves as possible. into this opening Insert a slip of paper on which has been written i.V. answer to some wish or some little saying that will make fun. Draw narrow ribbons through the apples and suspend them In various pu: « -i of the room. So much by way of preparation. The game Itself consists in blindfolding «•:■. guest who ir.akrs a wish, then goes In search of the answer Thin is generally no easy matter, and much amusement is created. . A nrctiy variation on the Christmas pie a* a WBtcourse for the Halloween luncheon or spread is the Jack o Lantern Oiled with small gifts or it may come as a sequel to the refreshments One may use either a real pumpkin. hollowing out the eyes. '■■ ; " and mouth in correct and ample dimensions, or may buy one of the ready made ones of composition, select a number of tritk's-a visit to a large toy. store will sugircst any number— tie a long ribbon to each Dlaee th. Parcels In Jack's bead and draw the ribbons through the apertures. The guests are suppled to take turns pulling the gifts out, and th« more unusual and ridiculous the gifts are the better if T })( JUT: A thimble, a ring and a piece of money are u.-.i:a !y Placed In the oake. The ring or course denotes matrimony for the person who draws It the thimble spinsterhood, and the iuonoy wealth NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. MONDAY. OCTOBER 22. 1906. Mrs. Scovil, of Haines Falls," has sent • freight bos. filled with bound books and magazines; Mrs. J. Ljrle. of Florida, a parcel of articles knitted from Sunshine wools; Mrs. Smith. clothing, " ; imps and rradlnsr matter: some friend at Plttsfleld, Mass.. a bead loom. In response to a request: Mrs. C. R. Grant, magazines, and Mrs. Armstrong, of Washington. I). C.. a box of unusually fine cloth- Ire. Miss P. R. K«tcham, librarian of the Free Public Library of Bayoin;. . N. .1.. has pent a box of excellent reading, express prepaid, to be distrib uted wherever It will be appreciated. MARINES TO START BACK. E rod us from Cuba Begins To-day — Insane Asylum Condition Bad. Havana. Oct. 21. — The exodus of tho American marines in r'uba will be^ln to-morrow. Seven hundred marines will pail on Monday or Tues day on th" ortrtsen Minneapolis. Newark and Denver. Plx hundred will remain at Tamp Co lumbia, while twelve, hundred are still scattered througl ont the island. Governor Magoon visited the Nntlonal Insane Asylum this afternoon and diKcovered a deplora ble state of affairs there One thousand six hundred and sixty persons of both sexos are crowded into filthy and dUaptdated buildings with a capacity for four hundred porsuns only. They are sleeping on broken cots, relics of the last American occupation. Congress made an appropriation to enlarge the asylum, but the money was never expended. The conditions to day are little better than under Spanish control. Governor Magoon will take instant steps to erect additional buildings and remedy tho abuses. Alfredo Zayas, the Liberal leader, and Colonel Carlos M. Aguirre, formerly head of the Cuban revolutionary junta in New York, say they have no knowledge cone«rnlng tho meeting held at the. Wsldorf-Astorl^ in New York on Saturday evening by Cubans to prepare for a conference to reconcile the factions here, in order to pre vent annexation by the T'nited States. Sofior Zayas, speaking as the head of the Liberal party, denied that there was a possibility of such nego tiations, and declared thftt Charle3 Casf»lly Cook, who was presont at the meeting In New York, did not represent the Liberals, and was mer«ly the volunteer counsel of the former Junta to New York. CARMELINA AT HAVANA. Vessel on Which Silveira Fled Not Communicated With. Havana, Oct. 21. — The eattleehip Carmpltna, on which Manuel Silveira, the Havana banker, fled on October 2, returned here to-night. No communication with tho vess**. will be permitted until to-morrow morning. The CarmeHna was reported to have touched at Willemstad, Curacoa, on October 8, and thence to hays sailed for Puerto Cabello. Ven ezuela- Prora the latter port Silveira and his party went said to have gone to Caracas. The CarmeHna called atWlllemstad again on October 16, but remained outside. Her captain com municated with the shore, however, and the steamer then proceeded, it was presumed, for Havana. SILVEIRA NOT ON BOARD. Prinz Fredrik Hendrik Arrives Without Havana BankeT — May Be on Red D Liner. The steamer Prlnz Fredrik Hendrik, on which it was believed Manuel Silveira, the Cuban banker, who, it Is said, 1b an embezzler of $1,000,000. had taken passage from Puerto Ca bello, Venezuela, arrived here yesterday, but Silveira was not on board. There was a report that he was among the passengers, but the Pinkerton detective agency, which is watching for Bllveira in the interests of J. M. Ceballos & Co., of this city, whose funds the missing man is charged with misappropriating, said last night that it had heard nothing of his arrival. Silveira was known to have sailed on the steamer CarmeHna. from Curacoa for Puerto Cabello, on October 8, and it was nothing more than a conjecture that ho had there boarded the Prlnz Fredrik Hendrik for New York. Close watch is being kept tor the arrival of the Red D steamer Philadelphia, due in this port from Venezuela to-morrow. While then- is no definite information that Silveira Is on board the Pinkertons apparently think it worth while to be on the pier when the Philadelphia arrives. It was reported that Silveira went to Caracas after arriving at Puerto Oabello. F J. Sherman, manager in Cuba for the Royal Brink of Canada, who arrived in this city from Havana on Saturday, said yesterday at the. Wal dorf-Astoria, In discussing the disappearance of Silveira, that the latter took with him when he left Cuba not more than $60,000. The story that Silveira left Havana with ?fioo,ooo, Mr. Sherman said, was greatly exaggerated. He said that Sil veira did owe, perhaps, that much money a part of which J. If. Ceballos & Co. would prob ably have to meet. According to Mr. fiherman, Silveira was a heavy borrower from Cuban bankers, hut about the time he disappeared they had refused him further advances. He- lived extravagantly. QUEER CHARGE AGAINST CABRERA. He Is Said to Pay Revolutionaries to Make Their Movement Ridiculous. Mexico City, Oct. 21.— Another circular from the so-called Guatemalan revolutionary commit tee Is circulating in Mexico City. The latest ef fusion bears a New Orleans date, but was mailed In Mobile, Ala. It declares that President Es trada Cabreta of Guatemala is a marked man and will shortly be assassinated. The docu ment then says that a revolution will be begun in which soldiers will be employed. General Jose Castillo is named by the alleged revolu tionists as their choice for the Presidency. Prominent Guatemalan refugees in this city say that President Cabrera : t the head of the movement, and maintains "The United Revolu tionary Committee of Guatemala." It is said that the contents of some of tho circulars are so ridiculous that their evident purpose is to dis gust those countrymen in Guatemala who at any time entertained the Idea of Joining the. move ment and of di?eredlting the organizers of the recent revolution amons substantial people In American money centres in case they should re new their efforts to overthrow the present gov ernment. INCREASED PRODUCTION OF OIL. Total of 17,636,620 Barrels More in 1905 than in Any Previous Year — Value Less. Washington, Oct. 21— During the year 1906, the oil fluids of the United States produced 134.717,680 barrels of petroleum, as against 117.050.9€0 barrels In 1804, according to a report Issued to-day by the United States Geological Purvey. This was greater by 17.636,620 barrels tluin the production In :iny previous year, althouKh the, value of the oil i>ro duced was Jl7.oiS.oto les3 than in 1904. During IMB there was a notable development in the rnlil-contl nental oil field, and the completion of :i pipe lino from Humboldt. K;>n., to whiting, Ind., marked an important step in the transportation of oil. BURTON STARTS FOR JAIL. He Leaves His Kansas Home in Good Spirits — Wife and Daughter Accompany Him. Abilene. Kan., Oct. 21 — Joseph Ralph Burton, for merly United States Senator from Kansas, whose sentence to serve six months In the county jail at Ironton, Mo., recently was upheld by the United States Supreme Court, lrft his home to-day for Bl Louis, where on Monday morning he will surrender to the District Court, prepared to go to jail. if e was accompanied by Mrs. Burton and their adopt ■] light it, who will live in Ircnton during Mr. U >, ; . .ii .- Incarceration. Last evening many townsmen called on Mr. Bur ton to bid him goouby. Me seemed thoroughly cheerful and laughingly said to a reporter: "I've paid my laundry bill and looked alter some other small matters, but i don't suppose that v.,,,im interest the public. 1 ' a To-day, when Mi. Burton end his family departed for , ht. I,oulh, a numltr of fiienda Were at lh . station to see item oir. U1 ° STORM SWEPT KEYS. < r.nMniirt! from rtr»t pa*r. twenty years' experience along the Atlantic Coast. Early last evening the crew sighted Capo Henry light. At that time a donse fog was 1 gathering. Soon It obscured the beacon, and the noise of the wind and sea prevented the warning siren at the cape being heard. Shortly before I o'clock In the evening the lookout at Cape Henry Ilfesaylng station saw the steamer's lights lose inshore, and about the same time the Farwell hit the beach. The llfesavers hur ried to the scene. On the second shot from th« line gun the crew of the Bteamer caught the line, and before . 1 o'clock In the morning twelve seamen had been hauled through the surf in the breeches buoy. There were left aboard Captain Chisholm, the first and second officers and the chief engineer. They lashed the breeches buoy to the mast and refused to come ashore, so the lifesavers had to stay by on the biach all night. At daybreak all the baggage of the crew was hauled ashore, and then the four officers made the journey to rand. The George Farwell is a steamer of the lake type, having been built in 1895 at Marino City, Mich. She Is lying with her starboard side against the beach, right in the breakers and heavily listed inboard. Considerable wreckage has come ashore, and the craft seems to be breaking up. J. C. Turner & Co., of New York own the. vessel. She is built of wood and In of 077 gross tonnage. 754 net. Her dimensions i"" o '' Length. 152.4 feet; beam. 34.8 feet and draft. 19.(1 feet. Her cargo is Insured. Cap tain Chisholm refused to make arrangements with wreckers until he hears from the owners The wreck is near where the Italian baric An tonio and the schooner George M. Grant ran ashore last winter The Antonio wreck is still In the breakers close by. The Farwell is the wrecked vessel whose Identity could not be determined by the ltf movers last night on ac count of the thick weathejf WINDSTORM IN UTAH. Much Damage Done at Salt Lake City and Some Persons Hurt. Salt Lake City. Oct 21.— For the last twenty four hours this region has been swept by a windstorm of almost unparalleled severity. mr n addition to three serious accidents to persons, property over a wide area has been damaged.' Fire, fanned by the wind, obliterated the new $100,000 plant of tho Utah Packing Company. Trains have arrived irregularly, or not at all. Streetcars and the electric lighting plants were put out of commission for several hours. Ruined buildings, fallen chimneys, broken win dows, loosened signs and toppled trees are com mon marks of the storm, and the aggregate loss is $100,000. The wind attained a maximum velocity of fifty-two miles an hour. For several hours the average speed was thirty-eight miles an hour. The local weather bureau says that the storm was local, with little effect north of Ogden or south of Provo, Utah. Captain William G. Cahoon and F. Gulbranson. a driver of the fire department, were OAUght under a falling tree while driving to a fir©. Cahoon had both legs broken and Gulbranson was Injured Internally. Other persons sustained less serious injuries from falling trees and short circuited wires. A mosaic window which cost §3.000 was de molished in the new Presbyterian Church. The Belmont Hotel was unroofed. A freight car of a Short Line train was lifted bodily from the trucks. The only mail received to-day was from Los Angeles, over the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad. The only telegraph wires available to-night are two to Denver, along the Rio Grande West ern, and one to Los Angeles. Last night the city was dependent upon a single wire to Denver for outside communication. The wind to-night is blowing, but with greatly diminished violence. Ogden. Utah, Oct. 21.— One man was killed and $100,000 in property was destroyed by a heavy windstorm that swept over this region last night and to-day. William Glbbs, while laboring to save his barn from destruction, was struck by a flying plank and killed. The Roman Catholic church was damaged many thousands of dollars, and other large buildings suffered. HERE AFTER LONG TOW. Steamship El Dorado Brings El Valle Through the Storm. In the face of one of the fiercest storms that has swept the Eastern coast In years the steam ship El Dorado, of the Southern Pacia*> Steam ship Company, towed the steamship El Valle, of the same line, from New Orleans, bringing her work to a close when El Valle cast off her tow lines and came to anchor off Seabright about sundown yesterday. El Dorado and her crew went up to Pier 34, North River, and as soon as she docked Captain C. P. Prescott and his offic ers Jumped Into their bunks. They did not have two hours' sleep a day since October 11, when El Dorado left New Orleans with El Valle in tow. Seafaring men. knowing the treachery of the Eastern coast }n the weather that has prevailed since the first of the month, were surprised to know that El Dorado had been able to stick to her tow. El Valle Is said to have a cargo valued at half a million dollars. Twice on the trip El Valle's tow lines parted and she was carried with the tide for nearly half a mile. El Valle left Galveston on September 24 for New York. In a hurricane which swept the southern coast she lost her rudder and drifted helplessly for two days. On the night of the 26th she was sighted by the Norwegian steamer Gotthard, which towed her to Port Eads, off New Orleans. Here a jury rudder of spars lashed with chains was built. On October 11. with this rudder, she started for Now York in tow of El Dorado. The jury rudder was operated by block and tackle, and even then steering was the slowest kind of work. The voyage would have been difficult under ordi nary circumstances. Despite the gales and heavy seas El Dorado managed to hold her tow for several days without a mishap. At times, however, she was forced to slow down to almost no speed, but she still clung to the tow lines. The first dangerous mishap occurred late on Saturday afternoon, when El Dorado and her tow were ten miles off liarnegat. In a terrific gale tho tow lln;s snapped, and El Valle fell off. rolling and pitching in the heavy seas. It was impossible to launch a boat. Captain Patton. however, succeeded in bringing El Valle, with her jury rudder, up tc El Dorado, which could never have turned in tho face of suchastorm.it was said. Buoys Mere fastened to the ends of towing lines, and they were paid out from the stern of El Dorado, and after two hours' strug gle El Valle succeeded In picking up tho buoys as they drifted to her. Th* lines were hauled aboard, made fast and El Dorado started out again. Early yesterday morning, when tho vessels we,-., laboring off Galilee, El Valle broke away asrain, tmt tho lines were soon fastened. El in- tu^'s 5 towed to port hue last n nt l) y wreck ing tUfTS. BODIES OF VICTIMS AT MIAMI. Miami, Fia., net. 21.— Tho steamer Virginia, with twenty-one bodies from the ill fated steamer St. Lucte, arrived hero yesterday from Elliott's Key. A -great crowd gathered at the wharf, some looking Cor the bodies of relatives. The steamer Miami arrived in port yesterday afternoon, bringing in the survivors of Quarter j float 4, about forty in number. There were one hundred and fifty aboard. The Florida East Coast Railway sent tho steamer Blscayne south yesterday, carrying sup idle:;, Dr. Grinding, nurses and a floating drug More. Several relief boats have been sent nouth with supplies and water, with Instructions to furnish all sufferers with supplies. St. Augustine. Fla., Oct. 21. — A wireless mes sage was received last night from tho Standard Oil steamer Lucas, two hundred miles out at i sea. Announcing that she picked up at sea on Friday morning, thirty-five mile 3 from Flowery Creek lighthouse, seven men, all of whom were employes of the Florida Fish and Produce Com pany. Their boat broke loose and they were carried out to sea, where the Lucas rescued them after ■ thrilling experience. The Lucas reports that she will head for St. Johns Ear and trans fer the men to the pilot-boat Savannah, Oct. 21.— The British steamer Alton, Captain Bell, arrived in this port to-day with twenty-four Burvlvors of houseboat No. 4. which was used in building the extension of the Flor ida hast Coast Railroad. The rescued men were bruised and torn in their efforts to keep their I hold upon thfl wreckage to which they had "Mini; after the houseboat went to pieces. There were 137 men on the houseboat at the time. It Is I believed that at least twenty lost their lives. The | houseboat hroko up into rafts and to these the I survivors clung. Thursday afternoon the Alton I picked up the twenty-four men. RICHMOND'S HIGH WATER Many Houses Nearly Submerged- One Life Lost. [By Telegraph to Th« Tribune. Richmond, Oct. 21.— crest of the high water reached Richmond at high tide to-night. It is believed that the waters will now begin to recede. in spite of the fact that there has been no abatement of rain. Houses that are usually high and dry are now submerged to their roofs, and the wharves are all under water. Nothing has been learned to-night from Co lumbia, where the telegraph operator was driven from his Instrument by the water last night. At Scottsville the water was standing two feet deep in the streets and the public square this afternoon. The James River di vision of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Is still out of commission, and the counties de pending upon Lynchburg and Richmond for communication are consequently isolated. Henry Bryant Sanderson, son of R. Emmetts Sanderson, was swept into the flood and drowned this afternoon In sight of many per sons. PARLIAMENT TO BE BUSY. Education and Workmen's Compen sation Acts May Cause Trouble. London. Oct. 21— Parliament will reassemble next Tuesday with two vexatious controversies before it, and the meeting promises to attract renewed attention to public questions. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman. the Premier, has returned to town after a long rest following the death of his wife, at Marienbad last summer. He intends to resume the active direction of Parliamentary affairs. A meeting of the Cabi net has been called for to-morrow, after which the Premier will have an audience with King Edward, and the work of the session will be definitely determined. Joseph Chamberlain's recent illness promises to keep h!m temporarily QUt of Parliament ora tors, but he sends word that his indisposition will be of brief duration and that he expects to return before long and continue his tariff propaganda. There has been some talk that A. J. Balfour will give place to another leader of the opposi tion, but in spite of this the indications are that he will continue in Ms old place, with Lord Lansdowne direntin* the opposition forces in the House of Lords. It is not likely that the government will In itiate any legislation beyond that foreshadowed In the King's speech, together with that which was left over from the spring sitting. The session which begins on Tuesday will be marked by two conflicts, one between the House of Lords and the House of Commons over the Education bill and the other between the govern ment and the Labor party over the Workmen's Compensation bill. During the recess now com ing to a close the socialistic wing of the Labor party has opposed the government's candidates, and the present measure is considered some thing of a test of the government's ability to hold the support of the Labor members. The controversy between the Lords and the Commons over the Education bill may lead to serious consequences and possibly cause an ap peal to the country, as the two houses are ap parently Irreconcilable over the measure. Lord Ampthill, Liberal Unionist, and Lord Heneage. Liberal, have given notice of amendments com pletely altering, in the matter of religious in struction, the character of the bill as passed by the House of Commons. The House of Lords shows little disposition to yield to the lower house, and the main purpose of the bill— that of giving the country a better educational system is^ for the time being forgotten in the intensity or the strife between the two houses. The Irish question is a slumbering volcano which may break out at any moment, but there is believed to be a tacit understanding that it will go over to the next session for full dis cussion. It Is believed, however, that James Bryce, Chief Secretary for Ireland, may before the adjournment disclose the government's pro posals concerning Ireland, although it is con sidered more likely that the government will prefer to postpone agitation by putting off a declaration of its Irish policy until the last mo ment. In the mean time the Irish leaders, nota bly John Redmond, here, and T. P. O'Connor, in the United States, are indicating that the gov ernment's concession of anything short of com plete hoaie rule will be unacceptable to the Irish party. The Merchants' Shipping hill will come up be fore Christmas, and the Transvaal constitution also will receive further attention. The indica tions are. therefore, that the coming session will be full of activity and contention. CHANGES IN CABINET? Report that Premier Will Be Raised to the Peerage. London, Oct. 22.— According to "The Morning Post," the close of the autumn or the begin ning of the next session of Parliament is likely to see important changes in the Cabinet. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, the Premier, it says, probably will be raised to the peerage and will lead the Liberals in the House of Lords, remaining, however, as Premier. This would enable the aged Marquis of Ripon to retire as Liberal leader in the Lords, and H. H. Asquith would become Liberal leader in the House of Commons. Chief Secretary for Ire land Bryce is also, according to "The ""eat " expected to go to the House of Lords," suc ceeding the Marquis of Rlpou as Lord of the Privy Seal, and Winston Spencer Churchill to enter the Cabinet as Chief Secretary for Ireland to carry out the devolution policy. ARBUTHNOT DEBTS THOUGHT LARGE. ( .^',?' t t 21 ;-" Tho Tlm * 3 " this morning says that Arbuthnot & Co. of Madras, also suspended payment with P. Macfadyen & Co.. the London Ik. us., of Arbuthnot & Co.. whose suspension was announced October 20. The liabilities ?ot ArhSthnot & Co. are believed to be considerable This fail ure according to "The Time*.' is not due to wJI cent events on the London money market HEADY TO RAISE LVTIN. Efforts to Remove Bodies from Sunken Submarine Fail. Blzerta. Tunis. Oct. 2t.-The dlv, working on the French submarine boat Lutin. which went down off this port on October 16 with fourteen men and two officers, succeeded to ,i ,v in digging a tunnel under her stern, through which a hawser was passed. A heavy chain has been placed under the submarined bowV and the pr«pu rations for lifting her are now' complete. All efforts to remove the bodies from the LutJn have proved vain. • "««"« THREE KILLED IN WRECK. Toledo. Oct. 21.— Three or more persons were killed and a dozen injured at 10 o'clock to-night when an Incoming Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton passenger train ran into an outbound cur on the Toledo .v Indiana Traction line at the crossln? on Dorr street, thre* mll«s west at this city AMY AND NAVY .NEWS [From Tfca Trtbnns Bnr«aa.J MIMTARTATHLETICS.-^eS°j»'obw^J* fcl mUTAKi hTUVamC* Then, to abajmblTh tho military service a criticism of til* form or mv. letics in which the soldiers Indulge. It Is polat*i out that the. competition* now are altogether to* athletic, and have a tendency to produce and •» courage a few overtrained •peelallsts In the tort of work which has little b'neflt for •-- who!* »errie» It la maintained by th- critics that It »i,; 4^ ■•"■"" ril rei rl< i t th c °mp«tttlon« to tent ■ •-».. *>rs or an oreanu»tion may take pan arl -.~--l- n '" r<> than the interest <-f * - , - \ TV? " re J\ l *." ll l lt ta r **■•«« dertre* fr^At, w «c * v. a ct *°* He-yard maa ta a asm dm ! who v bI ? to , maintain his record at an eiptn2 th. PP hh y leal ** h *u"tion an( the sort of pr£32 which does not tetter fit him for military war? Of courts baseball and football will be retain** because In these sports the spectators lake aikiS an interest as do the players, and th*r* it enc^S aged the sort or pride, In a company or troop Ua£ which works for th« benefit of discipline. Bat^S for th« .-..,.■, of work which confines athi»tlcs"*to i. few acutely trained runners and Jump*™, it C coming l ? be ;«- a » M that It Is a wast* of -jml and effort, so far " there being ,mv • * h» ttof general benefit. OIL FUEL FOR WARSHIPS.-The Navy D*. partraent is making little progr-ra In Irs inquiry into the use of oil as a fuel for ,hips of war. Ex periment* which have b#«n conducted en torpedo boats and ether small craft have demonstrate* nothing which add* to the argument of advocates of this substitute for coal. Opponents of this sa> tcm expect as little result from the larger :••;» contemplated on board the Wyoming, fitted with social appliances for burning oil as fueL Thar* Is, on the whole, a sentiment decidedly against Ha wo of oil on shipboard In this way. although the advocates of the method claim that th» obioctteas are- not well taken and can be easily r«ma«aT Tli<> principal question which arises In conn<xttai with oil a« fuel has to dr. with its transportation! lhere must be special precautions taken aaviasß accident, nnd It Is pointed out that oil In place of coal will take away 'rr>Tr the »hi-> one efS Teatures of protection, and render a vessel so laasa more vulnerable to the fire of an enemy. TK means thicker armor us a substitute rcr the wen piled coal bunkers, which form a protection to the vitals of a ship. Such experiments us asja been made are far from satisfactory In iliuslsji that oil may be depended upon as a n.ivnl fa 7 and those who have opposed the idea claim that St is not worth while continuing the investigation. LIMITS OF RESPONSIBILITY. -The War De partment authorities have been considering the case of an enlisted man who has defied his officer! who wanted him tried by court martial for nesH gence. in the loss of certain private property. la this cat* the soldier was in charge of a pack trafcx which Included a bundle of blankets, the property of two soldiers. This bundle was lost one night, although the soldier claimed that he had placed 11 the property in a pile where protection erased to be best afforded at an army pc*t where the de tachment was staying overnight. The surveying officer decided that the soldier must make 102 the loss to the other enlisted men. a recommenda tion which met with refusal on the part of the trooper Th« War Department has sustained the soldiAr ,?P r one thin*, claiming that it would be establishing a dangerous precedent to hold that officer* and soldiers are personally responsible for private property which may be Included in certain government transportation of which the officer c'» soldier has been placed in charge. and for which ne is responsible to his military superiors alone. It Is confidered, therefore, that the soljler'ti re fUMl to make good the loss does rot conitltuta grounds upon which he mt.rht be brought before a military court. NAVY STAFF BILLET 3 OPEN.-The Xavy De partment Is receiving an Increasing number of ap plications from line officers of the navy, including those of the rank of lieutenant, who are anxkHU to enter the corps cf civil engineers. This is prob ably the last opportunity line officers will have to enter the corps, as there are numerous candidates from civil life who will present themselves before the board of examiners, likely to be convened soon to fill the eight vacancies In the grade of assistant civil engineer. It would appear that recent legis lation confining the selection of the chief of the Bureau 0! Yards and Docks to certain officers of the corps has had a beneficial effect In and out of the service. There Is naturally a preference for graduates of the Naval Academy, as compared with candidates from civil life. In making selec tions for the corps of civil engineers, and it Is pos sible that some of the vacancies will be filled by the transfers for which the line officers' applica tions have been made. REMOUNTS FOR ARMY—Army officers who are in favor of a remount service, as contrasts] -with the contract method of purchasing paUb) animals, are again agitating the subject "of a change in the system of obtaining horses for the military service. They are now going a step far ther than hitherto by suggesting that the whole system be placed under a chief of cavalry, to be on duty In Washington. It Is pointed out that there has been a steady inTea^e in the cost of . .-see under contract, and that It would be cheaper, m an Initial step toward an economical method of getting good animals, to encourage the raising, of horses of the kind wanted and develop a regular market for cavalry and artillery animals. It is hoped by this means to Induce farmers 1 1 go .nts the business, and to obtain these horses directly from their owners without the Intervention of mi£ die men. COALING AT SEA TRIALS.— TI-e Navy DeparV ment hopes to make an arrangement with a New York firm for the installation on board one of Urn naval colliers of a system of coaling at sea. Th« same collier will be u?ed for the trial of an Eng lish apparatus. There ha 3 been considerable rival ry between the two systems, and it is desired to ascertain which is the superior and upon which there may be the greatest dependence. The Ques tion of coaling naval ships at sea has lately be come of vast Importance ir. connection with ths maintenance of the fighting efficiency of ships away from port. Those who appreciate the value of an efficient system do not believe that much can be accomplished by tha existing devices. The recent Mai of the apparatus was not satisfactory, and the pessimists think that the Improvements made since have not met all the defects. At the same time, it l.« appreciated that there must be encouragement cf development along these lines. to the end that an efficient system of coaling at sea may be added to the means of keeping up tbs fighting power of the vessels. POST EXCHANGE TRANSFERS.— It is found necessary by the military authorities to make Maw change In the regulations governing the manage ment of post exchanges, especially under those circumstances where one organization succeeds an other. An incoming force of troops at one of the military posts recently refused to Join the post exchange, which had been previously conducted by troops transferred from the post to duty in th« Philippines. The commanding officers of th» two companies felt Justified under existing regulations In storing the equipment end supplies of the old post exchange to the credit of the departing troops and starting a new exchange. The action was overruled, but It took considerable time and causes: much trouble to adjust the property rights of th» former garrison. It is thought that there should b» 6om© means of continuing post exchange adminis r garrison. It Is thought that thers should bs means of continuing post exchange adnlMß> tration without these complications. DENATURED ALCOHOL LAUNCH.— Nary Department finds it next to Impossible to get ma chinery for the gasolene launches which are pro posed for operation in the navy. This difficulty has served to delay the completion of a number of boats of this type intended for various naval sta tions and ships of war. Until something more is known of the denatured alcohol launch, also. It Is likely that there will be little construction off gasolene motors. It is purposed to compute a* rapidly as possible the four or five launch** now under construction, and then find, out whether gasolene has all the advantages that are c'aUMJ for It by its advocates, and whether the alcohol motor gives promise of higher development to th« near future. DECENT BURIAL FOR DOCTOR-LABORER. Two physicians called yesterday at Bellevns Hospital, and after looking at the body of Vt. Thomas E. Cone, who died there Saturday, said that arrangements would be made for decent burial for him. The dead doctor-laborer had been • nurse In the Polycllnio Hospital on East 31th street, and until a year ago was a nurse to ■»» blind In the City Hospital at Blackweirs Islas* His health suffered there and he took charge m the green horses In the Borden Milk Company stables. 34th street near Second avenue. _ If Coffee causes the Trouble Change to POSTUM " There's a Reason."