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titles included two officers of the loyal troops and a deputy, who bore a close resemblance to one of the active officials of the Young Turk party. It is said also that the deputy was mur dered. "Although th? mutineers surrounded me chamber, they allowed th- Deputies to enter. Those who availed themselves of this permis sion issued an apj-al to the other Deputies to come to the house and consider the mutineers demands. "It is doubtful whether the rising is a spon taneous act or the soldiers, and it is considered more probable that the Liberal Union, or Ma hometan Union, is behind it. A greater part of the garrison seems to have taken part in the movement, including the Salonlca battalion?. Apparently the Minister of War has only a few battalions and batteries at his disposal. "The Sheik-ul-Islam la negotiating with the leaders of the mutiny, and it is expected that either Kiamil Pacha or Said Pacha will be ap pointed Grand Vizier, with Nazim Pacha as Minister of War." Frankfort. Germany. April 13.—"Constantino ple has been in full revolution since early this morning." fays Ike Constantinople correspond ent of the* "-Frankfurter Brit—" in a dispatch from the Tur#*sh capital dated to-day. Two battalions of troops quartered in the Ministry of War marched out at dawn, headed by their officers, and proceeded by way of Divan and fata streets to the Mosque of St. Sophia, from which point they surrounded the building of parliament. They demanded the dismissal of the Grand Vizier, the President of the Cham ber and the Minister of War." London. April 13.— 1t is known that the situ ation In Turkey he* been extremely strained for several -weeks, owing to the great bitterness between the Committee of Union and Progress and the Liberals. The Liberals resent the at tempts of the committee to control puMic af fair?. The recent murder of Hassan Fehmi Effendi. editor of the Liberal newspaper "Serbesti." on April 7 is Thought here to him been the climax of this political feud. The "Serbesti" had Wn carryine on a campaign against the Young: Turks. Violent demonstrations both inside parliament and in the streets adjacent followed the killing of the editor. The Grand Vizier and the Presi dent of the chamber were obliged to harangue the crowds outside, and assure them that jus tice would be done. The*chamber accepted an Interpellation denouncing the crime as a politi cal :ro--r and calling on the government to take steps to apprehend the assassins. The Vienna correspondent of the Central Netrs reported that the insurgents occupied the Ministry of War building: and that the minister fled. The Sublime Porte, the principal gat- of the reraglio. was invested by thousands of mu tinous troops. Cavalry patrolled the main streets A private dispatch added that the sol diers at the Ministry of War were not accom panied by their officer? MILITARY GOVERNMENT. Conjectures Brazen from the Turkish Dispatches. London. April IS —Turkey's pathway toward constitutional s-overnment will apparently not be traversed without bloodshed. To-day's grave news from Constantinople reports another suc cessful revoluticnary movement, which, as far m the obscure nature of the dispatches thus far received allows one to Judgpe, has been di rected primarily against the new despotism of the Committee or Owtesi and Progress, and in the second pace against the demands of the -Young Turk party for freedom In religion. While it is difficult to disentangle what really happened, owing to the evidently severe censor ship of press dispatches, it is clear that the Grand Vizier and the Cabinet recently ?.r y»ointed at the dictation of the Committee of Tr.ion and Progress have been, overthrown, ar.d a new government, seemmely of military char acter, instituted. At the BUM time the SuJtan. wh!> pardoning the mutineers, promises to uphold "' ancient •her: laws, which are the civil and religious laws of Mahometans, based en the Koran and the old traditions, as opposed to the various laws of individual races of Islam Bad to meas ures instituted at various times by successive rulers. The Fh^r! laws Involve the principles studied and expounded by the I'lemas, or Ma hometan doctors of the law. and or. them the Muftis based their legal opinions and the Cadis their Judgments. No trustworthy news has yet corn" to hand regarding: the new Cabinet, except that appar ently Tewfik Pacha, recentH appointed Ambas sador to Great Britain, will be Grand Vizier and Edhlm Pacha Minister of War. It appears safe to assume, however, for the present that the new constitution is safe. That the move ment was entirely against the Committee of Union and Progress is proved by the murder of I>eputy Emir Arslam in mistake for Hussein Jahid. who is a member of the committee and the editor of one of the committee's organs. "The Times" says: "Late dispatches from our correspondent at Constantinople show that a most formidable revolution has broken out. Not only has the ministry been overthrown, one minister being killed and another wounded, but the life of the president of the chamber is in extreme, danger, and the leaders of the Com mittee of Union and Progress itself are in hid ing. The place of the latter body has been taken by the rival organization, to which many able Ulemas, men learned in sacred lav., belong. The Jamiyet I Mohammedioh (the Mahometan Union) are now masters of the capital, and have behind them the whole rank and file of the First Army Corps and a large majority of the armed Moslems of the populace. "Tewf.k Pacha has been appointed Grand Vizier and Edhim Pacha Minister of War. For the present the revolution appears to be com plete. It is the work of the reactionary ele ment, and for the moment reaction is triumph ant. There is a possibility, however, that the Committee of Union and Progress has not been finally defeated. Late night Mahmoul Mukh tar Pacha, marshal of the First Army Corps, seems to be holding out at the War Office with quick firers, so they still have some troops true to them in the capital. • - We should depl'»r»» the fall of a party which ha* done mv h for Turkey and which promised. ■ m c snd seif-restraint. to do more " TURKEY'S EFFORT FOR POPULAR RULE Turkey is a* the beginning of her first serious attempt at popular government. A constitution was granted to the country on July 24. 190 S. by the Eult&n. and under the terms of this instrument elections for a parliament were held In due course. The new legislature ■was opened on December IT. and since that time the empire ha? been tinder con stitutional admlnirt ration. The Sultan was forced to make this concession by the Young Turks, who had been particularly active under the leadership of the Committee of Union and Progress since 1905. The co-operation of the army was obtained by means of a successful secret propaganda, and if the Sultan had not yielded when he did two army corps would have marched as Constantinople. Tne anting of the constitution was followed by th* dismissal or flight of various members of the, hated palace clique Th» installation of officials •was dictated by the successful Insurgents, who •till maintained their organization and continued to operate through the Committee of Union and Prog ress. Since the first days of Its success the course Bt the committee ha* been dictatorial and absolute, and the political ecllvilies of the Young Turk", par ticularly In administrative control, have aroused a counter political jtentinient. which has solidified the opposition of the liberals. HUml Pacha was appointed Grand Vizier on Feb ruary 14, In succession to Kiamil Pacha. Ullmi Pacha, was formerly Minister of the In tartar. and before holding this office served as In spector General of Macedonia. AH Riza Pacha is Htlmi's Minister of War. He holds also the Ma rine portfolio and is Grand Master of Artillery. These and other changes in the Cabinet, which oc curred In February, showed the absolute control of the political situation by the Young Turks party. or Committee of Union and Progress, which virtual ly imposed on the Sultan a ministry of its own nominees. The committee on February 14 publicly repudiated any intention to overthrow the Sultan or to Install a military dictatorship, but the crisis and its out c me were then regarded a- unpromising for the stability of the throne or the success of the parlia mentary government. It has been a question how the moderate elements of the empire would regard this assumption of absolute power by an irrespon sible committee. The Committee of Union and Progress consist ently opposed Kiamil Pacha. It suspected him of being too cor«lderate of palace Influences, and com plained of his slowness in conducting the nego tiations with Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria. SCASDALS AT TOULOS. More Signs of Naval Waste and Mismanagement. Toulon. April 13. -The Parliamentary <"m mlttee of Investigation in the course of inspec tion of the navy > ard to-day found a number of complete sets of unused boilers which hau lain there since IS9B. when they were bought to replace the wornout boilers aboard the cruiser CoHMO. the former battleship Richelieu, the \<imlral dv Perre and other obsolete veaaeto. They were never even placed in position, nnd ar- now useless, although coated with lime for preservation purposes. The committee also discovered that all tin? guns on the coast defence ship Terrible had been fitted with new apparatus on the day when she was struck out of service. An army officer, testifying to-day before a commission of inquiry regarding the power of a French explosive known as the "P." said no existing armor was able to resist it. and cited the case of a shell loaded with this powder entering the smokestack of a battleship and coming out below the waterline. The speaker deplored the fact that the French navy had not yet been furnished with these shells, although tests had been started with them eight years ago. EDWARDS MAKES SHIFTS. Will Overhaul Thoroughly Entire Department — More Graft Cases. Street Cleaning Commissioner Edwards and Mr. Hogan, his deputy, having mi fully moved last winter's snow, started in yesterday at moving the forty-one dump inspectors and thirty-eight as sistant dump inspectors. These men work at the dumps on the waterfront. When an inspector or an assistant remains at one dump for a certain time the Commissioner be lieves the grafting microbe sets up housekeeping near by. Commissiorr*r Edward? paid that the shake-up started yesterday would be continued until the department had been overhauled thor oughly, and all the old "connections" between the inspectors and outside Interests. If there were any, had been broken up. Included in this shake-up, according to the Com missioner, will be the reorganization from the top of the final disposition force. The Commissioner announced that since the last snowstorm of March 4 he had been working on suspected graft cases in tickets !n Brooklyn, and he said he had evidence enough to discharge a number of leading foremen, dump foremen and snow inspectors. He has been trying to get evi dence which might lead to indictments. The department is in good shape," said Com missioner Edwards, "but thor; la me grafting, and I want to get at it. The city is being swindled and I'm going to stop it. It's hard work gvtting at it, but I want, anyway, at once to stop up all th* gaps I can." MATURIN L. DELAFIELD DIVORCED. Wife of Former New Yorker, Now Swiss Resi dent, Gets Decree in Nevada. Reno. Jfev.. April -Judge John B. Orr, of the District of Nevada, granted a divorce to-day to Lattice I>-e Delafield. of New York, wife of Ma turin L. sfjeid. jr.. prominent in New York bo ciety, but now a resident of Switzerland. Mrs. Delafield testified that he husband left her at Paris in 1907 and that hpr detectives found him ••■ Switzerland, where he had expatriated himself to emphasize the desertion. Mr. DelafWd made a for mal denial in his answer, which was sent from St. Morttz under the seal of the American Consul. Mrs. Deiafield was Miss Lettice L«e Sands. Mr. Delafield is a graduate of •'"olumbia, member of the Urion ''!•:!". Union league. Downtown Club. St. Nicholas Society. Sons of the Revolution, Society of Colonial Wars and Foreign Wan His residence Is St. tfarits, Dorf Engandlne. Switzerland. FORGETS NAME FOR THREE HOURS Aged Woman Seized with Aphasia on Street — Card Reveals Identity. Kra Katharine Kohnle. >e » euty-aeveo years oifl, the widow Mf r>r I»renzo Kohn!e house surgeon at BeQerae Hospital eighteen years ag", was s»ized ■with a temporary attack of aphasia at the corner of Oetamhos avenue ajid 96th street last evening, wad after vainly trying to recall her a-ldress. No. 7 West 134 th street, found that she had also forgot ten her «wn name. M;=s M*ry Magnffs. a jroung milliner, led Mrs Kohnle tn the West Irtftth street station, where her predicament was explained Three hours later, ;he rciice were still puzzling their brains t.i <iear the situation. Mrs. Kohnle suddenly discov ered a .ard in her Jvelt which bore her name and address Sh^ was escorted hosM by a policeman. DOULL AND MILO THE ATTRACTIONS Thirteen Club Hears the Alderman and Watches the Dances. Reginald Dooll, alderman of the city of New York, and "Mllo, the coochee dancer," were th« twin attractions last night at the monthly din ner of the Thirteen Club, at the Cafe. Boulevard. The alderman attacked Commissioner Blngham most bitterly, and the dancer— well, she got the most enthusiastic "hand " of the evening. ~ Maxwell Katz started the .ball rolling- when he. said that he could not answer to his toast of '"The Square Cop." because no one had ever heard of a policeman being square for thirteen minutes, the al lotted time of his talk. Alderman Doull came to Urn rescue of the downtrodden police by declaring that the policeman was human, and would he the finest officer in the. world if he only had a good and human Commissioner over him. "His letter read to-day at Albany." said Alderman Doull. speaking of the Police commissioner, "in which he said that it was not possible to enforce the excise law. shows his Incompetence. Person ally I would like to see a more open Sunday, one given ever to wholesome amusements and a proper amount of personal liberty, but I would also like to see less humbug. The Commissioner might just as well have said that it was impossible to enforce any law." Alderman Doull said that he had voted against General BtnKham's secret service appropriation be cause he thought It was not needed, and he thought it might not be used for the purpose for which it was asked. He also criticised the aleged leak" at TVMce Headquarters, which he said made It known to "Joe" Petroslno's enemies that the detective was goin^to Palermo. WHEAT ON UPWARD TREND IN BERLIN. Berlin. April 13— The German grain dealer* re gard the present wheat situation in America with considerable anxiety, and prices here are following the American lead: hesitatingly. Argentine wheat on the spot was offered to-day at an advance of 4 marks a ton. For May delivery the advance was '. for July delivery 4 and for September delivery 250 marks a ton. The market was very active. SfEW-^ORK DAILY TRIBUNE. WEDNESDAY. APRIT, 14. 19Q». ROCHESTER LOSS $500,000 Continued from first pase. Twice- spectators shouted warnings to the fire men, and none too soon. Some of them were struck by the falling bricks and were removed tn ♦„*> hospital. Hose cart S was buried beneath the ruins. Falling, the east wall crashed through the roofs of adjoining buildings and demolished a part of the frame structures. These buildings were old. and the loss from their destruction is small, except to tenants. HEAT DRIVES BACK FIREMEN. Directly .back of the Palmer Building and !n the path of the flames is Grove Place. The heat was so intense that the firemen we re driven back from this position, and the Ward apartments, valued at $I00.O». and owned by Alderman Frank A. Ward and H. L. Ward, took fire and burned rapidly. Arross the. street the flames swept, but there the firemen made a stand and saved the houses. The tenants had removed as much of their prop erty as couM be gathered in a hurry into the Berith Kodesh Temple, where later it was de stroyed. Sweeping down Grove Place from the temple, the flames attacked the First German Lutheran Zion Church, and it was a question for two hours whether this building could be saved. Wh!> the firemen were busy there the flre rushed on to Stillson street, and from Grove street northward damaged every house for tw,o blocks in Stillson street. There were many scenes of panic among the residents. Apparently there was only one thought— the ,lty was doomed. Without pur pose, some of the women threw from the win dows of houses not yet burning beds, bureaus, table? and all sorts of articles of furniture and liersonal belongings. In this way considerable property was demolished which otherwise might have been saved. The fires broke out so frequently in the north eastern part of the city that companies could not be dispatched to all of them Volunteer brigades were formed and helped in holding down the fire loss The Chatham. Nassau and Kelly street sec tion is in the Jewish district of the city. This was the last day of the Feast of tha Passover. and many of the Polish Hebrews, seeing the pall of smoke and the. fire, falling on all sides, interpreted the situation as the outward, vis ible sign of the second coming of the Messiah. RESIDENTS BECAME HYSTERICAI* The actions of the residents became hysteri cal. Men. women and children tore their hair and knelt In the street* to pray. Their shouts were terrifying. Still others seized aiynfuls of goods from the houses and rushed with them into the streets or into other houses, where the, advancing fir* later ate them up. One woman, Mary Kirschrramsky. of No 119 Kelly street, went violently insane, and was removed to the. Rochester State Hospital. Draymen reaped a harvest. A large number of rigs of various descriptions invaded the district and offered for -?. r >. $10 or more to re move goods to places of safety. Any amount asked was given by the half-crazed Polish Jews, and they stored as many of their goods as possible onto the wagons, not knowing their destination. From house to house, through street after street, the flrep leaped along, burning buildings in Chatham, Nassau. Kelly, Baden. Oregon and Harrison streets and Hudson avenue. The stand made by the firemen at Kelly street was suc cessful, even an that at Sfillson street had been in stopping the other conflagration. At 3 o'clock this afternoon came another source of alarm. Fire had broken out In a three story brick block at North and Pelavan streets and at a brick house further north in North street. Both are thought to have been caused by sparks from one of the other two fires. Neither <•! these fires was allowed to obtain headway, but the residents or that section were, none the less alarmed, and were ready to vacate their premises at th« slightest sign of real dan ger. The. total number of houses burned is about fifty, in addition to which several times as many more have been damaged. To-night Rochester is terror stricken. To day's fires are a culmination of an uninterrupted series of fires for weeks, many of which have been charged to incendiarism. Added to this natural fear Is the fact that, although both of to-day's fires have been under control since 3 o'clock this afternoon, the flames are still smouldering in dozens of places. The wind Is increasing In velocity and a close watch is be ing kept In those districts which are in Its path. Firemen and police, reserve forces and all. will do all night duty, augmented by the three companies of local militia. The remains of many households are piled In the open, back of Grove Place, watched by thHr owners and by the militia. The driving gale and pall of smoke add to the cheerlessness. Looting has broken out In some sections, but household goods in the streets and other open places are being watched. The military patrol will be continued by order of Mayor Edsjerton until something like a normal condition Is re stored. ROCHESTER FIRE RATES RAISED. State Board of Underwriters Takes Action Just Before Conflagration. [By Telegraph to Th« Tribune. 1 Syracuse, April 13.— The New York State Board of Fire Underwriters, in session in this city this morning, put an advance of $2 SO a thousand on the Rochester Insurance rntes This will apply to all new policies and renewals. The advance was made to awaken property owners to the dangers of fires of Incendiary origin, of which there have, been many in that city this year. The increase applies only to the congested business districts. Anouncement that the rates would be. revised was made in an In surance, paper on Thursday. The advance had Just been made wln-n news came of to-day's fires. CONEY ISLAND FARE BILL REPORTED. Senate Committee Acts on Measure Similar to One Vetoed by Governor. Albany. April U The Senate Railroads Com mittee voted to-day to report th© bill of Senator Wagner providing for a S-oen< rate of fare be tween New Yerk and Coney Island. A similar bill was vetoed by Governor Hughes last year. The committee reported also the bill or Senator Walnwright authorizing the New York. West chester * Boston Railroad company and the New- York * Port Chester Railronr) <'ompany by Joint agreement <>f two-thirds of the stockholders to consolidate ..r merge their capital fto.k and prop erty, with the consent of the Public Service. < Y>m mi'sion. ;d District SARATOGA RESERVATION BILL PASSED. Albany. April 13 —The Senate passed to-day the Brackett bill, providing for th° appointment of a commission to purchase ihe springs nt Saratoga for a state reservation, and appropriating IMMM for the purpose. JUDGES AT COURTHOUSE HEARING. Albany. April 13 —Several Supreme Court justices and member* of the b..r of New York City ,ip peared to-day tjrfore the Senate Cities Committee on hearings on bills providing for the erection of a n*w courthouse for New York They favored the appointment of a commission to select a suitable site and report Its findings. Later the delegation called on Governor Hughe? Among those present were Justices Guy. Hendrlck. Ford and Greenbaum. SUICIDE OF A NEW YORKER. Naples. April 12 —The young Amerf> an who threw himself from a cliff at Torrega\eta last Tuesday and v> as killed has been Identified .is Ludwlg Btett heimer. of New York. A book found in the man's pocket contained the inscription: "I. MacPhereon. Seattle.' Dr. Lyon's PERFECT Tooth Powder Cleanses, beautifies and preserves the teeth and purifies the breath Used by people of refinement for almost Half a Century PROCEDURE IN SENATE. Republican Leaders Hope for Tariff Vote in About Three Weeks. [From The Tribune Bureau.] Washington, April 13.— 1t Is hinted that some of the Democratic Senators will oppose any effort to proceed (o consideration of the tariff bill this week. Senator ulberson. the minority leader, sent out notices to-day for a caucus of the^Democratic Senators to-morrow. It Is expected that a plan of procedure will be adopted at this caucus. Most of the Democratc Senators were engaged to-day in an examination of the bill, but none of them was will ing to attempt to make an analysis of it. Pome of the minority Senators Insist that they will be un able to complete their study of Its provisions by Thursday. They are awaiting with Interest Senator Aldrich'* explanation of the proposed changes. It is probable that at the Democratic caucus to-mor row a proposition will be presented that the Senate adjourn until Monday after Mr. Aldrich has m*da his statement on Thursday. If an adjournment until Monday is taken, the Republican loaders will insist on an express understanding that daily ses sions shall be held beginning that day Notices were sent out to-day for a meeting of the full Finance Committee on Thursday morning. At that time Mr. Aldrich will be prepared to m*k« a statement as to the probable amount of revenue ' from the new schedules. This statement will not be complete, because It is Impossible to make a full estimate until an agreement has been reached on all paragraphs of the bill. It will be ten days or more before the committee Is prepared to make Its recommendations as to hides, wood pulp and coal. The administrative features, which remain to be decided also sustain en important relation to the revenue producing qualities of the bill. Senator Aldrich does not expect to make a long speech on Thursday. He will explain 'he more Im portant <-h«n*es and lay 'Wore the Senate the ten tative e«tlmate of the bill's revenue raising capac ity. It Is his desire that BO time shall he lost in proceeding to consideration of the measure, para graph by paragraph. In ten days or two week? the Rhode Island Senator will probably make an effort to fix a time for taking up the Mil and amend merits under the five -minute rule. The Republican leaders believe that In lest, thun three weeks mo«t of the speechmaklnsr will be exhausted and that an agreement can be reached on a date for the final vote. The Republican members of the Finance Com mittee do not purpose to avoid responsibility for recommending rates of duty on hide*, wood pulp and ro»i It has be*n reported that the. committee j would let th» Senate decide the proper rates on these articles. This was denied to-day by one of the Senate leaders, who explained that us soon as the committed was In possession of additional In formation regarding these articles « supplemental report would be made on th«m. The. advocates of a duty orr" h!d»s are now pointing out that there | will be a serious loss of revenue If hides are placed en the free list. It 1* not thought possible that the Democratic caucus to-morrow will be able to work out a definite. programme for the course of the minority. A Dem ocratic Senator said to-night: "We cannot adopt n. tariff policy that will be, binding. From an Informal tanvass It develops that there are more Democratic Senators who are urging a high duty on lumber than there are Re publican Senator. I doubt If there Is a single^ schedule, in the bill upon which we. will be united In our opposition. I do not know what Senator Calkenea'a Idea is. but l suppose we will b« as signed to look after -jokers' In the bill. Two of our members went tc Senator Aldrich while the bill was being framed and urged him to Increase the lumber tariff H- replied: 'Why. gentlemen, don't you know that we are trying to cut down rates from th* Payive. bill, not to raise them?" Th» truth Is, we, don't know where we are at." Senator Bailey Has practically completed the draft of an amendment providing for an income tax, and may offer It on Thursday. The Texas Senator is preparing to matt* this amendment th« basis of his principal speech on the tariff question. He hope" to have It indorsed by a. united minority party and will insist that a rollcall shall be had on it. The. message from the House asking that th« Favne bill be returned for correction of the petro leum schedule will pc received Thursday. Senate leaders take the gio,jnd that there is no necessity to return the bill to the House, as the Finance Committee intenus to offer amendments to the, petroleum schedule which will efface the error that crept into the bill. SUSPECT INCENDIARY AT LENOX. Fire May Have Been Set to Cover Traces of Burglars. I,e n ox. Mass.. April 13— Investigation of a theory that the Clifford Block— where the fatal fire of last Sunday started- may have been set aflre to .over the traces of burglars who had rifled the Klipp Jewelry «tore. on the ground floor, was be gun by the authorities to-day. The principal basis for theory lies In the fact that a woman, or a man disguised as a woman, carrying a. heavy satchel and a bundle, was met by the firemen from I>e« on their way to this town to assist in righting the flames. This individual informed the I*a firemen that the fire was in the Eddy Building, which was one of those destroyed, and which adjoined the Clifford Block. The workers in the ruins to-day bent their ener gies toward dislodging the Klipp safe from the. debris In order to determine whether It »* rilled before the fire. Mrs George G. Haven, of New York, to-day contributed $500 to the relief fund for the families rendered destitute by the, flre. and Albert R. Shattuck. of New York. $!<*>. CHINESE BCHOOL CHILDREN IN FIRE. Maintain Perfect Discipline While Fathers in Panic Rush by Door. Twenty-two Chiasss children In a s.-honl o n the third floor <>f No. U Dojrers street, maintained by the New York Kindergarten Sod Sty, sanfc non** yesterday afternoon while a flre, was in progress on the floor ab.ne them and crnwn men of their own race were stampeding to th« street in palate Miss Florence DtSOBj, who is In charge of th» school, waited until the stairway was fr*-e. and then sounded the alarm for a fire drill. Marshalled by Miss Dlxon Hnd her thr»-e assistants, the little ones marched out of the building with a precision that has seldom been equalled In their weekly drills. Once, in safety, however, the children became ex cited by the danger thf-v ha.l es> iped and join, d 1n the hysteria with which their parents were afflicted. The flre started In a barber shop on the fourth floor. The damage was estimated at $3/>no FINDS WILD RACE OF PYGMIES. Dr. Geil Followed Complete Line of China's Great Wall in Exploring Trip. Dr. William Edgar Getl. of Doylestown, Perm.. returned here on the Mlnnehaha yesterday from explorations In China and Tibet, in the course of which he followed the complete lino of the Great Wall of China and confirmed the existence In the northern part of the empire of a wild race of pygmies more than twenty centuries old. Dr. Gei! said he had traversed two hundred miles of the wall previously unknown to explorers. Dr. Gell said that he had observed great strides In the development of China, which he had crossed six years before In every town, he said, drilling was going on. and China, in his opinion, is building up a great standing army that may prove a seri ous menace In the future. Dr. Geil said that he knew the country in which Mr. Roosevelt is to hunt, and that it is not par ticularly dangerous, although tse-tse files are nu merous. W. § J. S LOANE — — —^^ cap New. 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C Flint Co. 48-47 West 23* St. 24.-28 West 24* St SAT SENATORS "DUCKED" Chicago Women on Their Reception at Washington. Chicago April 13.— Several Senators and Represen tatives are golnjr to receive letters of commenda tion for the consideration with which they treated the Chtcajro delegation of women which has just returned from bearing the tariff protest to Wash msjtoa—and several are Koln* to receive missives of an entirely different character. Four displeased women are ilisseminattntj word throughout the city to-day that Congress in gen eral Is not conversant with the book of Washing ton etiquette appertaining to the rule? Of "How to Treat a Woman When She Comes to Present a Petition." "Tli. y ducked when they saw us com'n^"— that describes their official movements. They ••ducked." Bo Mrs. B, M. Henderson describes the deportment of the member* when the women wandered through the tspltol in search of whom they mlscht address. "Chairman Payne, of the Ways and Means Com mlt'ee gave orders: 'When those women come her« from Chicago tell them I am out. 1 That Is the way we were to be received by him. But It happened that when we were Koine: past the door of the committee room Coajajressmaa Payne himself came running out on his way to the ejevator. ' Hfl saw us coming with Congressman POSBj and he tried to take to the tall timber, but he, was too late. Mr. Foss called to him thai there were some women whom he would he delighted to meet. >u>'t he had to stand fire then. "Speaker Cannon, when we, saw him. sal.l some thing about the price of the hats we had on being about |60, end so why not stockings six cents a i air higher than the 25 cents we pay now. How can you argue, against things like that?" PRESIDENT NOT TO INTERFERE. Man Sentenced to Death in Canal Zone Will Be Executed. Washington. April 13.— President Taft has de clined to Interfere In the case of Joaquln Segrrera. convicted of murder In the first decree in th* Panama Canal Zone, and the sentence •<( death will ha carrlPd out on May 7. The case was called to Mr. Taffs attention on his visit to the Isthmus before be was Inaugurated, Segrera was tried be fore three Judges In the canal Zone, but before he was Belli nil President Roosevelt gave orders es tablishing the right of trial by Jury. The. Attorney Oeneral decided that no Injustice had been done anl that Segrera was properly convicted. TO PAY FOR GOMPERS'S TRIP ABROAD. 3 Federation of Labor Will Meet Expense of Tour of Investigation. Washington. April 13.— After laying before the executive council of the American Federation of Labor at today's session a detailed plan of his proposed trip to Europe to study and report upon the industrial, sociological and economic condi tions of the laboring people In those countries. Samuel Gompers. president of the federation, an nounced that he would sail from New York on the Baltic on June 23. The council authorized an ex penditure to meet the expenses of the trip. Mr. Oompera will visit England. Germany. France. Sweden and Italy. It was announced that sufficient funds had been raised to meet for the present the expenses of the federation's legal defence In the Injunction and contempt proceedings in the case of the Bucks Stove and Range. Company, of St. Louis. SULZER HAS A SHIP SUBSIDY BILL. Washington. April 13 —Representative Sulzer. of New York, is the latest member to introduce a ship subsidy bill His measure provides for a graduated ■ystem of tonnago taxes tn favor of American built ships and against foreign vessels "It follows close ly the policy of the early stftesmen." saM Mr. Sulzer "During the continuance of the old law the United States had the flnestMeep se« earning, fleet in the wofld." ead-Nauheim ) ;*™™* • -sss * £55 * 5 JO! Vmr THE KA3SERHOF *W% LEADING AND LARGEST FIRST-CLASS HOTEL. RESIDENCE OF AMERICA* ARISTOCRACT. Pension; Room & Full Board From $3. H. Habcrland. Propricio • FLCsrrs Fine. DIPLOMATIC CHAXGES. C. P. Bn/nn Going to Belgium— T. St. John Gaffney to Portugal f uiu X>i Trtbur« Bar««'j. J Washington. April Charts Page Bryan, no-r Minister to Portugal. hi la be appointed Minister to Belgium. T. St. John Gaffney. now Cons Gen eral at "Dresden, will b«s appointed Minister to Portugal. No answer h*s been received from ex- Senator Fulton, to whom the seal of Minister to Chin* was offered. but It is regarded as doubtful if Mr. Fulton will accept, especially as representa tions have been made at Peking regarding Mr. Ful ton's opposition to the Chinese which may •— "*> In h!s being declared persona non grata. The appointment of Mr Bryan to th» legation at Brussels ts a promotion, as the Brussels ministry carries a salary 12,400 In saeaas of that to P«rfuara!. although It is not what Mr. Bryan M ISi H» hoped to obtain tha place, of Ambassador to Brazil. where he, once jerv«l as minister an<t When he made many friends. When Mr. Bryan's friends urged his promotion to Rio the President explained that in view of the short time th» present ambas sador. Irving B. Dudley, hud served at that post and th« obligations which Mr. Taft Inherited from the. farmer administration It would be Impossible to grant their request Th« announcement of »he appointments made here does not come — the FresMent. although It Is made on a high authority. The President and the Secretary of State have practical!" completed their slate for diplomatic appointments. They have requested <» few- of the present Incumbents to re main as long as possible, have indicated to th» others when their resignations are lsk«iy •« h« ac cepted and in moat Instances have chosen their successors. But it is contrary to the policy of tb» President to make any announcement of a diplo matic selection until he has both an acceptance from the prospective appointee and word frcm th» government to which it Is rurpos-1 to send hi ' n that he will be. acceptable. President Taft believes that it is harder digs 1 .-** to have diplomatic appointments bandied about, ao to speak, offered and then decline.! and made a matter of gossip in the press. Moreover, he fee* that premature announcements, followed, as tfIWT sometimes are. by Inability to tarry out the pur pose because the nation, interested ind!-ates t..a. the proposed representative is not acceptable. jna> work serious Injustice to a Wend. an,i he wv fore is unwilling to put the stamp bfMS *"'•/ on any diplomatic announcement In advance oi i completion of the necessary rremnlnanes. The opposition which Is understood *» JT^Son ing in Peking to the apootatmei a ™™" 1, cited as an instance of thte. a "V * iTeaa timate.l that had not Mr. K^m s fr e-s f.ously permitted it to become tt« under consideration for Vienna that "W*"^ might have been made without objection from Austro-Hunparlan government. ... Finally, the President has decMtod ££«^^ fair to any diplomatic representative^or States ******* to have It become^k cia .!v that hi, successor *■ b-n -' - siderably In advance of the retlrem incumbent, and hereafter » far as he will prevent his intentions r^ard.n, r^ preferment from SStUSIIInS known until » for earning them Into effect Is a ' nan* RUSSIA LIFTS BAN ON BOOKS- Washington. April 13.-The Russian ?^rn^ has advised the Postofflce Depart nt Jg J trr hibltlon against the importat of bound hooks in the ma'.'.s. ha* b*« ''; of and they may now be admitted on Jjygfg the Russian customs rtiafgw , and sub£^ conditions applicable to -prints hi intern mills ANOTHER PHILIPPINE PROTEST. Washington. April IS.-Presldent T*« r *«*£ ce,ved a letter from Francisco tar v-treasurer of the Agricultural A Panav and Negro*, forwarding a petition from agriculturists of the Philippine Islands opp-^ the Dinsley tariff and asklnr for free ad* MM the United States and the Philippine* petition denounces the customs bart a * >m helpful to American trusts and harmful to '"" Pino people, as well "as ■ cruel reversal of » ley's admirable doctrine."