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H 1V ... " THfi SUN, THURSDAy,' FEBRUARY 10, jgfl6. '
IS I ;i tween Ddpny da Initio and a representative et B& tbe United States Government, Realizing that tho Stato Department would B.w act quickly, tlio Spanish Entoy Rent another flfe cable message to bis Government saying that mfc bis letter to Csnilcjns containing Indiscreet f criticism of President McKinlcy had corns into tho poigcttlon o( tho United States, and ho JltS thought it the wisest poller to rocall him at l once, as his usefulness hero was endod. , Minister Woodford's Instructions sent by tho mw State Department wero to secure a compliance fu with his damintl for Dupuy do Lome's recall f without delay, so that It bocaino practically n 'f; race between the Spanish Minister and the de li partment In communicating first with tho Mln S Jsterof Foreign Affairs at Madrid. Gon. Wood ,W ford was directed. In tho ovent that no answer f was returned to his demand by midnight to ft K' night, to so Inform tbo department, and ho was also told that If tho demand was not compiled P with by that tlma Minister Dupuyde Lome's m passports would be handed him to-morrow f' morning. I 'Ibis Is tho whole story of Dupuy do Lome's $ downfall. Ho mot his ordeal with n display of stolidity somowhat at rnriamo with tho Can- t tlllan character. Friends who saw htm S today found htm In n cheerful mood $ and wilting to acknowlodgo that he had K made a grave mistake which might In- F v jure his futuro courso In tho dlplomatlo v f eervice. Tho Impression In dlplomatlo circles Is '.' K, that Dunuv de LOrao has been ruined In tbo I. eyes of his Government unless tho peoplo of X f Spain mnko a hero of him for his attack on J I President 11 cK! nicy. j What clToot tho recall or dismissal of Dupuy 'A s do Lome will have on the relations between i 1 Spain and the United States can only be aur- Dilsedatthts time. Tho general belief Is that V tho Spanish Ministry will do everything it can I to maintain friendly relations with this country i I by disavowing any symDathy with tho utter- 1 i' ances contained in the Canalojas letter ' and .by ronowed assurances of esteem for s. the President and the Govornment of J tbo United States. Much will depend on If bow tho peoplo of Spain accept tho brooking of jjf their enx or. If they show their disapproval of ,f the action of this Government by riotous domon- j" etratlons atntnst Amorlcans troublo is likely J to follow. On the other band, tho Incident may i ' pass quietly and the courso of tho negotiations between tho two nations flow along smoothly. t Sefior Don Junn du lloso. First Secretary of I tho Spanish Legation, v. ill bo tho Chared d'Af- S; (aires of Spain In Washington after to morrow. i He is a young man who has had considerable V experience In diplomacy. Tho handsome rosl- denco at 1785 Massachusetts avenue, occuplod IK by the Spanish Minister, was only recently j leased, Tho Dupuy do Ionics will loavo tho I bouse as soon as their personal belongings havo . been ipackcd, and, in acpordanco with custom, tho Minister will sail for his own country in tho :' quickest posslblo time. f CUBA'S 1TAE IN THE SENATE. i Canaoa ana Slnmn Man stirring Appeals for the Patriot.. Washington, Feb. It. Tho friends of free f Cuba assembled in prcat numbers In tho Sonate !'' galleries to-day to hear and applaud the speeches ; of Senators Cannon of Utah and Mason of Illi nois in favor of tho resolutions offered respec tively by them yesterday looking to tholmme , dlato recognition of belligerency nnd to the uc ' Icnowledgment nnd malntcnnnce of Cuban In s dependence. Mr. Cannon's speech was pol ls ished'and rhetorical, Mr. Mason's forcible and w vehement to such an extent nt to stir ud the S? galleries into frequent violations of tho pro Si prlettes of the occasion with outbursts of np jf plauso. At tho closo of each speech tho rcsolu 9f tlon to which it applied was, on motion of Sen 3& ator Halo of Maine, referred to tho Committee A' on Foreign Relations. In maktrg tho first of , thoso motions Mr, Halo expressed his opinion jS that tho object of tho resolution was to "put tho W Administration Into lending strlnRS in relation , to itB policy In Cuba." Tho Intention was, ho i aaid, todrlvo tho AdmlnlstratlonUnto acourso ijf fraught with danger a courso which might in nf. Tolvo the country in nn armed conflict with a f,V now friendly nation. Mr. Mason took up theso S? points and illicusscd them nnlmniely, asserting' j:V over and over again that his resolution did not p mean war, but peace. '! Mr. Cannon's resolution provided that on or jA beforo the 4th of March next tho belligerency of tho Cuban patriots bo recognized and the In- i dependence of tho republic of Cuba asserted within ninety days thereafter. S Mr. Cannon began his speech by quoting a Washington despatch to a New York pnper, say- 3, lng that nothing moro harmful than talk would result from jingoism In tho Hen at o. and that tho President was much displeased with the agita- '4 tlon. Ho thought ho was not mistaken in as- if- aumlng that statement as tho Icw of tho Ad- i ministration at tho presont timo. What nc- I ? cess, hn asked, had that now spaper wrltor to the i purpose of tho Administration! What justi- if fled tiie declaration that no substantial result ,' could follow from a movoment in Congress to F recogniro the Cuban patriotsl It would ap- jfc pear, Air. uannon sain, tbat some concerted i.i:, plan hod been agreed upon to forestall nnd pro- it I vent any possible action by tho Senate, just as 'J; any posslblo action bad been forestalled and I prevented in tho Houio of Ilcprcsontatlvcs, to 3 the end that tho will of the peoplo might be un- r done and to the end that some policy not yet to- : Tooled might bo cnrrlod out. Hu asserted that -i iomethlnif more hurtful than talk would result ; to men in high plaoes in this country. fc "Wat," ho said, "is ended in Cuba. Tho hero- Kt Ism of battle has gU en placo to a controversy of f ' hunger. Spain no longer has tbo courago or the p credit to maintain offenstvo operations in tho 7J -''floId. 8ho is only holding to the appearances r; of a struggle in Cuba in order to satisfy the l creditors who hae advanced the millions by , vrnlch sho has sought to hold tho Cuban people In subjection. Spain has been bankrupt in I B money tor muny can. Sho Is bank nipt now in I credit. Her greatost statesman is gone. Her i people no longer havo tho ability to furnish ar- , mles for tho Jlold. Tho polloy of Spain toward Cuba is not that of warfare. It Is a policy to ubduo by bribery, by corruption, by starvation tho peoplo whom Spain nnd her cohorts could ' not conouor in tho field. If there bo any policy ' on tbo part of tbo United States, it Is one of affiliation with that mocmcnt by which Spain anall bn enabled to saddle on Cuba tbo ust ; amount of debt incurred in the vain endeator l, to.conquor that island. Moro than four hull- . dred millions in bonds aro held by Spanish creditors the at mass of which was Issued . to obtain funds wltn which to carry on tbo i atruggle in Cuba. ,I cuargo that tho purpose of tho Admlnistra- I tlon in delaying uctlon on the part of tho Amor- . lean peoplo Is In consonamo with. If not In direct partnership with, tho will of the Spanish bondholders, who aro determined that beforo freedom is allowed Cuba, security shall ho r (riven on that bloodstained island for tho debt. As to autonomy. Its offer was an insult, and if r It had bceu oiceptu.1, It would luno bcon car- Jed out only as a pretence. 1 ho President of the United States can by a pen stroke stop tbo bar barities that aro lelng committed, tut Cuba frco, and lellcve tho Island from tho burdens which sho sustains. It Is almost earthly omnipo tence which ho poswsjea. A recognition of - belligerency at any tlmo i-inco the war tiegan would hao brought tho war to a speed) con clusion, and would now absolutely ttrmlnato the attempt of Spain to hold possession of Cuba. Ono .word .will do it. The bare signature of tho President s name to tbo recognition of bclligor , yncy will do It. bat hand Is it that stnjs Wil liam McKlnloy from signing his name to a rec ognition of belligerency! What whisper is it that says to him, "Wait I' Wo hao waited, whllo Americans contlncd in Cuoan prisons havo been starved, tortured, and assassinated. Wo have waited until all, American property In tbo island and all commerce with the island nave boon destroyed. Wo b.io wnltoi until war Itself has ended nnd until starvation has l begun. Ouriupof waiting h full, i .."'V? ua, lxJon doubly guilty of cowardice," Mr. Cannou went on. '"We hovo refused to 1 recognise tho belligcrencr of tho Cuban patriots , so that they might enter this country on equal 1 , terms with the tyrant of Spain und buy muni, tions of war and supplies for their armies and suffering people, whllo at tbo same time our Bullish rommorcv has sold rltlos to tho Cubans. Every railroad and express company engaged in that common o has made Its exactions of ilood. Kvery skipper of n craft that has ruu as a filibuster has taken his deadly toll, until every rltlo tlmt has conio Into the bands of a patriot in the field has cost Cuba 'JOO." Mr. Halo lltep. Mo) uppearod as Snaln't champion in replj to Mr. Cannon. He railed at tention to tno fact that not un unemployed man In the united States, not n veteran of the war. and not a relative of the Cuban Senators had gone to fight for Cuba. He added that not a Uoglo Aparican with an KnglUU name was Jtta iiTthatank of the Cuban Army. He -Manded rtul&tnVtjeovxM of .apparent 1a activity, and appealed to the Ssnate to stand by him. Ha asked that the resolution go to the Committee on Foreign Halations. The motion was carried. Senator Mason (Itep., Ill) then arose to advo cato his resolution requesting the President of tho United Statoa to notify Spain nnd the In surgents of Cuba that war (so-called) must at once ceaso and bo discontinued, and that the United States of America hereby declare and will maintain peace on the Island of Cuba. In reply to Mr. Halo ho said that many Amer ican boyawhou. ho knew personally nad be come Cuban soldiers. Kmbargoes hart been placed upon tho shipment of arms to Cuba, ho said, and not a straw placed in tho way of Span ish murderers. At this point thero was great applauso from the galleries. Mr. Mason said that he was not nn annexa tionist and doubted If he would vote for tho an nexation of any country. Ho was fighting for peace in Cuba, ho said, not war. Ono word from the Administration would bring peace, but ns the PrcsUcnt docs not speak It, he thought Congress should. Ho referred to the horrors committed by tho Spanish In Cuba and to tho thousands of starving human beings. Ho read from tho statistics of deaths and out rages fumlshod by the Ulsbopof Unvunn. show ing that 000,000 bad perished within tbo last year. Mr. Halo denied this point blank. That number was 33 1-3 per cent, of tho entlro popu lation of Cuba, a statement, Mr, Halo sold, that was absolutely beyond belief, Mr. Mason read from the letters of nowspapor correspondents with whom ho Is personally ac quainted, nnd Mr. Halo Interrupted to say that ho could submit letters from equally intelli gent and reliable men that tako an exactly on poslto vlow and give contradictory information. Newspaper letters, he said, could not be ac cepted as official evidence. Mr. Mason read Clon. Gomoz's Indignant re- nlr In flnn. Tlliinrn'ji tirnnntltlnn tn tirlhn htm Into submission. "Think of it." he said, "think of this old Go mez, brave man that ho Is, fighting In sunshine and in rnln. bis only son, 'soul of bis soul,' as bo expressed It, sacrificed on the nltar of his country, approached by n brlbo-givor, Illanro. lllanco had been beaten in tho field, and now It remains for him only to offer bribes. lllanco is not fearful of bribery, but ho has never been known to meet tho Cubans in tho open field of fight." Mr. Mason read a prlvnto letter to a lady in Now York from on American lady, now tho Mothor Superior of n convent in Havana, de scribing tho terrible state of affairs In Cuba, and saying tbat whllo many suffer, others havo grown rich and do not want tho war to end. "Thero is no vicarious atonement," Mr. Ma son exclaimed, "for n nation's crlmo, no escap ing tho cross of Calvary. We lived In tho shadow of tho law of compensation for a hun dred yenrs. We set our flag in tho sky nnd said: This is the land of tho free and tho home of the brave And ut tho samo tlmo we were selling womon and children to tho highest and best bidder for cash. Tho law of compensation went into operation, and wa dld'not hne ma terials enough, at tho end of the war. to make headboards for our soldiers' gracs. Tho bank ers and keepers of bucket shops aro wiring ma to dny to consider tho prico of wheat and pork In my own State. I say to jou that, with tho picturo ofBtarving women nnd children In Cuba, I have no hoart to look at tho price of pork In Illinois. (Applause. They toll us that war iii hell. In Cuba It is worse than hll. Danto with all his word pointing bos never de scribed anything so horrible. And this is tho war which the Republican party promised to stop. 1 deny tho right of any ono man to bo a hotter Itcpubllcan than I nm, whether bo Bits In tho White Hnuso or In tho Sonate of tho United Stales. Applausc Mr. Mason provoked nn outburst of laughter by the remark thnt, although tho Scnato might pass his rcsolu t on. It was not so sure thnt the man on the other sldo meaning Speaker Itccd) would pasnit. If the plan of national coward lco were to bo carried ou nnd to continue, tho tlmo would conio ffhen foreign fleets would float In American harbors waiting to divide tho spoils of war. He had the same respect for n boy who rvould not fight for his rights as ho had for a nation that would not fight for its rights. Tho boy grow up usually half way: and so with the nation. Spain was pin) lng her last hand, with tho Intention of forcing tho American Government to buy tho islnnd, or of so destroying it thnt Its independence would bo unprofitable, ltwos a confidence gntncXbo de clared; nnd If thoso who played It were caught phiylnir such a gaino on a train going into Chi cago they would bo clapped In Jail w lthln twenty-four hours. Ho went on to rldiculo tho scheme of auton omy and to show thnt it differed from that which was first offered by cablegram and by which the President had been entirely misled. This, ho said, was another confidence gamo; anotherenso of "stocked cards." tho sovereignty of Spain had been turned o er In Cuba into tho bands of an nssassln nnd bribe giver. The autonomy had been heralded by the President of the United States as a thing calculated to give local go eminent to Cuba; nnd yet Sa gasta, tho Spanish Prlino Minister, said to tho yuccn of Spain, "In nothing Is the central power and sovereignty of Spain lessened by the pro posed autonomy." Mr. Mason wondcrod whether tbo President bad ever road that speech. The proposed autonomy was of a pio:e with Spanish fraud and chicanery. It was au tonomy in namo only. Sagasta was right when he spoko to his Queen; nnd ho testified falsely whon ho spoko to the American Ooernment. Ho told one story at homo and another story to the United States. "Wo will show," ho continued, "that the Spanish statement is falso which says that wo aro seeking for land, or power, or treasure. The nations of tho world will see, as wo tako Cuba and bind up bar wounds, that In tho beginning of the new century there is ono nation which is not scoking conquest or power, but is acting tho natt nf tlm rrnnH Kainnrltaii In tlm milillmn thought, 'hear vou one another's burdens.' I have no disposition to put tho Administration In 'lending strings.' I am part of tho Adminis tration. I do not turn any part of my responsi bilities to nny other officer. I do not seek for war. Hut if wo nro to have war let it be a war in defence of humanity, and not a war upon women and children. Let it bo a glorious war in defence of the weak against tho strong, and In defence of Christian civilization. If there must be war, let it bo war In defence of thy honor of our country, which is moro precious than jewels, moro sarrcd than life." Mr. Mason closed In a hum of suppressed ap plause. He had spoken for noarly two hours nnd had all tho time an Interested and approv ing audience. Ills resolution was Immediately, on Mr. Halo's motion, referred to tho Commit tee on Foreign ltclatlons, as Mr. Cannon's had previously been. WAJtSUIPS IN OVnAN POETS. The Montsomery Arrives at Aanllaae Stores Sent to the Maine at Havana. Washington, Feb. 0. A despatch to the Navy Department from Commander Converse of the cruiser Montgomery reports his arrival at San tiago de Cuba from Matanzns yesterday. No excitement was caused by tho oppearanco of the cruiser. Tho Montgomery will remain at Santiago for a faw days and will then go to l'ort Antonio to await orders from tho Navy Depart ment. Secretary Long to-day sent a telegram to Capt. Snmpson, temporarily In command of tbo North Atlantic squadron at Dry Tortugas. Fla., to send tbo torpodo boat Cusbing to Havana with stores for the battleship Maine. Tho dishing is at Key Wost. She will return when tho stores nro transferred. It is said at the Navy Department tbat tho length of the Maine's stiy at Havana has not been determined. An effort to determlno bow soon tho Maine will bo with drawn lias been niado seml-ofllclally by tho Spanish Government, but it met with no satis factory response. Tho information was given, bowovcr, that another vessel would take tho placo of the Maine when she loft Havana. Resolution In the Assembly Condemning De Lsnr, Albany, Feb. 0. In the Assembly to-day Mr. Roche (Dem., N. Y.) sent to the Clerk's desk the following resolution: Whtrtai, A letter from Enrique Dupuy de Lome, Spain's accredited representative at tbo capital of tbU nation, to Heflor Catialrjos. wblcb apiiears in the publlo press to-day with surtlilent wealth of detail to jiuarantro Its genuineness, contains exprealoos boar lug fcoaWly analnat the character and sincerity of fresldsnt llaKlnley: therefore Ixi It lieiotrtd. That the peoplo of the State, of New York, through their representatives In the Assembly, ex press untwunded confidents In the loyalty of 1'resP densMcKlnloy, anil deem It unieise to tolerate longer the presence of a Minister whoso Ulplomsey seems to consul of Insults levelled at the coossn ropresenta tliei of the Ainrrlcsn people. It was not offered under the proper head of business, and was sent back to Mr, Hocho. It will be Introducod later. raeto Wan led Ilecnrdlna the Condition In Cuba Under Dlauco. Wabhwotov, Fob. 0. The House Commlttoe on Foreign Affairs has reported favorably a resolution calling upon the Department of Stato for tbo Information In its possession concerning tbo present condition of the reconcentrndos in Cuba, what steps havo been taken to prevent them from starvation and suffering, and, also, if not incompatible with the public interest, to in form the House of tho general condition of Cuba since tho advent of the new reglmo under Gen. Blanco. Spaalets Crnlstr Almlrast Ocuend I'omlns. Smiclal CabU Dtipatch to TBI Sirs, Maumd, Feb. 0. The armored cruiser Aim! rante Oquendo left Spain for Havana to-day. From Havana she will visit several ports of tho United States. It is said hero tbat tho number of Cuban in surgents submitting to Spanish authority has decroased since the arrival of American war ships in Cuban waters. Blaae Koturai ( Ilavaaa. Havana, Feb. 0. Gen. Blanco arrived In Havana at & o'clock this afternoon by a special train from Bataband. Gens. Panda and Gon sales Parrsdo wejit to receive him at tho station and esoorUd hlmo too paiacff. sstssfesftasEsSsS WAR IN CUBA MOST STOP. SEW TOES. BUSINESS MEN SEND AN APPEAL TO TUB PMBSIDBNT. It Is Sls-nsa by Scores or the Lais; Bankers, Morebaata sal Manansetarers T This City They Say the War Has Cast American Commerce BBOO.Ooo.OOO Thai Far naSWa Ara 1Otlna BIOO.OOO.OOO a Tear They Ask Tbat Steps Bo Taken at Oaee to Rail Iba Strussle That Has Devastated Caba. Washington, D. C, Feb. 9. A memorial by New York bankers and merchants, asking President McKinlcy to take steps to end tho war in Cuba, was presented to tho President to day. The memorial represented that tho Cuban war has already cost American commerce $300. 000.000 and Is now costing not less than $100, 000,000 a yoar. Messrs. Gcorgo Turnure, Mooro Carson and Gcnrgo Mosle wero the bearers of tho memorial to Washington and wero recoived by tbo President this afternoon. They spoko briefly on the subject of the peti tion, but did not read It, as Mr. McKinley said that tt should bo prosented to tho Stato Depart ment. Tho memorial was later placed on fllo at tho department. This important petition, addressed to tho Ad ministration nnd slgnod by many banking and commercial firms of tho highest financial standing in New York, Is an appeal to Presi dent McKinlcy to establish peace In the Island of Cuba. It Is considered to bo ono of the most serious oxprosstons of publto feeling that has been mado In this country with regard to Cuban affairs, and It is likely to mako a profound im pression upon the President under tbo present circumstances. August Ilclmont & Co.. Lawrenco Turnure & Co., and othor bankers of the same standing, and such firms as Mosle Bros., James E. Ward & Co.. and about a hundred other gentlemen havo signod tho document. Tho majority of them wero also tho signers of an appeal to tho President to intervene In behalf of peaco In Cuba, which was presented to Secretary Shor man In May, 1S07. In their former petition the signers reviewed tho financial situation in Cuba from February, 1805, lo Juno last year. Thoy chiefly dealt with tho great loss to American trado duo to tho terrlblo war in tho island. They said that prior to 1805 our Imports from Cuba averaged 75,000,000 a year and our oxporta $23,000, 000. In 1800 they declared that thoso figures had dwindled to $30,000,000 Imports and $7,000,000 exports. In eloquent words tho signers described tho awful state of devastation In which the wnr had already plunged Cuba in 1890. Famlno stalked over the island. Industry and commerco wero ruined and tho population hnd been fearfully deplotod. Was It not duo to humanity that this conaition oi tuings soouiu uo sioppoa ana In the bUBlncss'nspects of tho matter, should not tho war be Btopped on account of tho great in jury it was inflicting on American property and American commerco I Tho Bignors did not then suggest what steps tho United States should tako to accomplish this end. They only said tbat thero was but ono remedy for tbo evil, and thnt was peaco for Cuba. Tho second petition, which roached Washing ton to-day. Is far moro important than tho first one, and in addition to tbo signatures which wore attached to tho earlier petition it has many others, representing tbo highest circles In flnanco and commerce. Theso gentlemen, in June, last year, though holding the samo views as the signers of tho petition, preferred to wait for further developments, cither in Cuba or in tho Cuban policy of this Government. As 1807 has passod without any effoctive remedy having been applied for putting an end to tho war of devastation which is waging as llorccly as over in the neighboring island, tho second petition was drawn up and signed by all the leading Jiouf cswboso Interests aro so Inju riously affected by tho present Btato of affairs. Tbo document says tbat its signers represent tho bankers, shipping Arms, merchants, manu facturers, and, in general, all classes of Ameri can industry nnd commerce affected by the Cuban war. It also says tbat, besides tho large interests tho signers represent in this country, they aro all Amorican citizens. They estimate that tbo loss to American trade in Cuba in tho throe years of the war now amounts to tho enormous sum of $300,000,000, which is a conservative figure. They illustrate with statistics, drawn from tho most re- llablo official sources, tho great devastation of the Island and dcclaro that if the war con tinues, not only tho Unltod States will lose about $100,000,000 n year, but Cuba will bo destroyed. They call attention to tbo fact that tbo United States Is as much interested in tho commerco of Cuba as Spain herself and prove tills statement by a comparison of tho trado relations between Cuba and Spain and between Cuba nnd this coun try. As In tho petition of 1807 not a word of international or American politics Is to bo found in tbo document. Neither do tho politicians suggest to tho Adminstration how peaco is to bo restored In Cuba by tho American Government. Tho signers know that tho end of tho war is tho only remedy for existing evils, and they ask President McKinlcy to end tho war. But In spitaof tho studlod moderation of the document it Is clear that In the minds of the signers peaco can be brought about only by the intervention of tho United States. This now step, taken by most important repre sentatives of American wealth nnd com merco, is a very empbatio expression of the public conviction that autonomy is a failuro in Cuba and tbat Spain la unable to end tho war there. In the face of this authorized expression of tho feelings of the lenders in busi ness and flnanco In this country who have intorests in tho island, tho echemo of tho Spanish Government to make a treaty of commerco between tho United States and tbo Cuban Autonomists, falls to tho ground covered with ridicule. It is clear tbat the manufac turers, merchants, bankers, and all classes who, according to Spain, would profit so much by such a treaty are convinced that peaco Is the first essential, and tbat beforo it is secured It is sheer nonsense to talk of commercial treaties. TIIE BnooKLYN littT HOCK. Constructor Ilovtlea Hnje, That It hen nepalrea It Will no teller Than the Plans Inteuded. WA8IHJ.OTON, Fob. 0. Tho House Committee on Naval Affairs to-day heard Constructor How lis of tho navy and Mr. Simpson of the Now York Dry Dock Company in relation to tho condition of Dry Dock No. U of the New York No vy Yard. Secretary of t bo Navy Long was an interested listener. Mr. Simpson said tbat the troublo with the dock was that both the design nnd workmanship wero faulty. Mr. Bowles, who Is now in charge of tbo ropulrs being made, contended that tho designs wero nil right, but argued that tho workmanship was faulty. Thero was now in ailablo $45,000 to carry on the work, ho said, nnd In all probability that sum wouid cover all tho expense. Whether an extra ap propriation would bo necessary or not, he thought that when the dock had been repaired it would ba bettor than tho plans Intended, and would bo as useful to tho Government as it nothing hud happened to it. Republican Contestant from Alabama Seated In the House. Washington, Fob. o. Mr, W. F. Aldrlcb. who has twice run for Congress in tho Fourth Alabama district, w-ss seated to-day for tho sec ond time by tbo House of Representatives on a strict party vole of l'JO to 114. Democrats, Pop ulists, and sllverltes supporting Thomas S. Plowman, tho sitting member, and Republicans the new member. Mr. Aldrlcb s contest In the Flfty.fourth district was against Gaston A. ltobblns. Mr. Aldrlcb appeared at the bar escorted by Mr. Taylor of Ohio, Chairman of the committee which Investigate i thocontest, and reported in favor of seating blm. Before the election case was taken up the House passed a bill appropriating $375,000 for the payment of witnesses' and jurors fees In United Slates courts, to supply a deficiency. Henry J, Widen tlreaiis a Cellar Boae, Henry J, Widen, 31 years old, a surveyor, of Paterson, N, J., accidentally fell into the cellar of the power bouse of the Kings County Electrto Light and Power Company, at the foot of Gold street. Brooklyn, yesterday, and fractured his collar bone., lie was takeo to the Cumbsrland Htrett Hospital. . . , iMifawanst timnnssnnmviy liirifV 1Wiftfri' fr &' TBET TniNK JIJ JEAN ZANBEBZ, nare4 Identification r that SUtllated Carasr. No positive Identification of tho dismem bered body of a man which was found on Tues day morning In tho Inclosuro betwocn tho slips ot tho Roosevelt Street and James slip fer ries was made yesterday, although indications point to It being that ot Jean Laneroz, n French man, who had been employed as a carver in Mouquln's restaurant on Sixth avenuo near Twenty-eighth street for Ave years. Lancrez disappeared last November, but as ho was in the habit of going on sprees, nothing was thought ot tbo matter by his emplocrs. Tho man didn't return within a week, ns usual, and his friends concluded that ho had gono book to Franco a thing ho frequently said that bo would do. Thero wero fully thrco dozen callers at tbo Morguo yesterday who claimed that thoy had relatives or friends missing who thought that tho body might be that of tho missing ono. They wero all allowed to see tho remains, nlthough It was noticed that most ot them had conio out of niero curiosity, Tbo majority of them went away saying tnat they couldn t identity tho body, but somo felt pretty certain that it was that of tho person thoy wero looking for. Nona of thoso alleged Identifications was taken seriously by tho pollco until an oxcltcd young man ennio along and nsked permission to seo tbo body. Half a dozen Central Oftlco detec tives asicod his namo, and whon ho had gli en It they hustled him into tho Morguo to show him the body, "That's him, I'm sum of it," the man ex claimed. "Who is It!" domnndod a detective "What was your friend's namoi" "Jean Lancrez," replied tho young man in tremulous tones. "I'm sure that's his body." Whon the detectives brought tho stranger out they surrounded blm so thnt reporters couldn't get near him, and ono or two who tried to address him wero thrust aside Cant. Mo Clusky declined to tell tho namo of tho young man. Dut ho said that the Information ho had given was of great Importance From other sources it was learned that the man Is Julos Moda, a Frenchman, who keeps a restaurant at 20 Cornelia street. A Sun reporter bow Mcda at tho restaurant Into yesterday afternoon. "I nm under Instructions from tho Dctcclho Bu reau to keep my mouth shut," ho said,"and thero Is llttlo that I can tell you. I know Jean Lanc rez well, and slnco ho disappeared on Nov. 4 I havo felt suro that something had happened to him becauso ho kept away from this restau rant, whore he had eaten bis meals for years. When I read of this caso In tho papers I went to tho Morguo to bco If tho body was not tbatof Lancrez. I was excited, becauso I nm not in thcjiablt of going to such places. Tbo body at tho Morguo is that of a big man. Lnnercz was a great, big, muscular man. 1 Bald I was suro it was ho, but of courso I cannot bo sure, with tho body in such a mutilntcd condition. Still thero are many things which mako mo feci that It Is that of my friend." Mcda explained that tho similarity in Biro and muscular development Impressod him moro than anything elso. Then, too, ho said. Lanc rez had sandy hair, which had turnod gray on tho back of tho head. Moda said that thero was n scar on ono of his oars, tho result of an abscess. Thero is a small wart behind tho right oar of tho corpso, but no marks on tbo ear Itself. Tho entire left Bide of the head is missing. Mcda thought thnt tho mark on tho left oar and tattooing on tbo arms might account for tho mutilation of tho body. Mr. Mouquln gnca description of Lancrez which talliid with that given by Moda. Lan crez. ho said, was in the restaurant up to noon on Nov. 4. Ho Ihon wont away and never re turned. For two wooks Mr. Mouquln felt con fident that tho man was on A spree. After that he got a man in placo of Lancrez and gavo tho latter no further thought. Another alleged identification of tho remains yestordny which was regarded by tho police as Important was made b) Herman Strosscrof 41 Goerck street. Htrasscr Bald tbat his brother-in-law, Jacob De Monde, a Bhoomnkor of Pat choguc, L. I., came to town on Saturday on business. Ho hnd considerable monoy with htm. He spent Saturday night with Htrasscr, and went nwny on Sundar, snvlng ho was going to look over tno How cry and then go home. Yesterday Strasser got tho following telegram from his sister in Patchoguc: Please let mo know If Jako Is at your home. MltSIE. Strasser Immediately went to tho Morguo to sco tho body. Ho said that It resembled his brother-in-law In mnny ways, but tbat ho couldn't bo euro whether it wns or not. He was bustled off to Pollco Headquarters by n detective and was seen no moro around tho Morgue Tho autopsy on tho body, which was per formed yesterdny morning bt Deputy Coroner Donlin nnd Dr. McAllister of Bcllovue Hospital, showed conclusively that the man wob mur dered. Tbo doctors found the hyold bono und tbo cnrtllngo of tho throat broken, indicating that tbo man had been choked to death. Tho chest bone was broken, and the spinal col umn and every rib fractured. Dr. Donlin says that there wero nt least two men concerned in tho crime, and probably more. The broken chest bono would indicate that the man wbo did tho choking was kneeling on his victim at tho time. Un tho stump of tho loft leg powder marks wore found, but no bullet wound. During tbo afternoon and ovcnlng Central Oftlco detectives went to tbo Morguo with a number of French men nnd women and had them vlow tho body. Nono of them would talk, but It seemed evident that tho pollco at tached lmportnnco to tho supposed Identifica tion of tho remains as thoso ofl-ancrcz. Capt. McClusky admitted that ho was much Im pressed with the storlos told by tho French peo ple. "I shall know within twonty-four hours whether tho body lis that of Lancrez," ho said, "ana within forty-eight hours thero should cer tainly be bomo positive Identification." saleable Ensravlnr Presented to the Library or Congress. WABniNOTON, Feb. 0. Senator Hoar of Massa chusetts presented to tbo Library of Congress a valuable engraving, representing tbo ffto given by Bonaparte, the First Consul of France, at Morte Fontaine, his country seut. In honor of tho conclusion ot a treaty of peace between France and tbo United Statos. Sept. 30, 1800. So for as known It Is the only cony of tho engraving In oxlstonco. It was referred to In tbo rnomolrs ot Bonaparte, and In the report ot Charles Sumner on tho French spoliation claims, and Senator Hoar has for years been trying to obtnln one of tbom. Henry Mlgnaud. first Secretary of the American Embassy at Paris, recently discovered tho print and forwarded It to Senator Hoar. Tho artist Is Francis Pironesl. Sf. I.oiilB Onrnnlses n Aaval Iteserre. Washinoton, Feb. 0. Tho first city of tho central West region to enter tho field of naval reserve work Is St. Louis, which has notified tho Navy Department ot tho organlrailon ot threo battalions and asks thnt tho usual allotment of money authorized by the Government bo turned over to help get tho men In proper trim to fight tho now ships If their services am demanded. Two battalions of reserves, forming n part ot tho Illinois organization, nro located on tho Mississippi, but St. Louis Is tho first strictly in land town which has undertaken to organize a naval militia. Tho officials bavo encouraged the movo and promise St. Louis every assistance. Including boats, rapld-flro machine guns, nnd everything else which tho organization has al ready askod for except a war vessel. Senator niackbnrn'a Daushter Out or Danscr. Washinoton. Feb. 0. Senator Blackburn's daughter, Mrs. Lane, who was acctdently Bhot somo tlmo ago and whoso llfo has been despaired of, showed such wonderful improve ment to-day that tbo family pbvslclan announced that bo would return to Ken tucky, A consultation was held this morn ing between the Kentucky physician and three Washington phvslclans, after which Sen ator Blackburn was Informed that the develop ments of tho last twenty-four hours wero most encouraging, nnd they pronounced her on tbo w ay to recovery. Owing to ber enfeebled con dition, duo to tno nervous shock sustained, her return to complete restoration will be somewhat slow. Westrn Kleclrlo Appliance Company Incor porated, Articles of Incorporation of tho Weston Elec tric Appliance Company wero filed with the Es sex County Clerk In Newark yesterday. The capital stock Is $750,000. of which ff'.'O.OOO has been paid in. Kdward Weston of Newark, Franz C. Matbleson ot Now York, and Henry K. Nlese of Jersey City are tho Incorporators. The company, with four others of which Electrician Weston is the bead, will build plants at Waver ly, south of Newark, during the coming spring. nominated by Ibe President. Washinoton, Fob. 0. The President sent tho following nominations to the Senate to-day; John II. Banman, Beeelvrr of Publlo Moneys at Tueion, Arts. Oeorje W. Stewart, Iteslster of the Land Officio at Ylsalla, Cal. Charles Wllklos, Indian Agent for Umatilla Agency, Oregon. Edward MoCreary, Postmaster at Parktrsborc, W.Va. Sow fourth Clasa Postmasters. WABniNOTON) Feb. 0. Among tho fourth class Postmasters appointed to-day were the following: New York Spriorflell Center, Otsego county, (Ted J, Max ted i utile Vtlca Onondaga county, Charles A. Loseyt WUMlaw, Xaalton couutr. Tboaiw Vlvyan: Kavarlno, Onondaga onnty, O. YV Crysleri Norlh Syracuse, Ooondasa eonnly. Oaae K. Cramp ton i Turin. Lowls eoiiatr, Uath Huabesi Warner, Oaoo d county, fiusaa Lsiue. Ns Jersey-Dolawus, Warren county,, Junes P, lWpwils QUEEN LAVINIA CROWNED. A GREAT CltOVTD SAW IT DONE AT THE WAZaOEF-ABIOHIA. Varterntrd Costume. Holland Dames, Kalsbts, Mrs. Oliver Cromwell's Veil nnd ex-Muror Irons; Were In the Thro as murmurs af Treason Miss Dempoey to Par the Bill. Lavlnla It. Van Wostorvelt Dempsoy was crowned Queen ot tho Holland Dames of tho Now Netherlands and of tho Knights of tho Legion of Honor of tho Crown last night at the Waldorf-Astoria amid such pomp and glitter nnd glory as wero never seen beforo In the United States of America. At, 8:30 o'clock the Astor Gallery, tbo special clovator that takes peoplo to it, and tho rooms nnd hlals adjoining It wore filled to overflowing with pooplo who had been Invited by Miss Dempsoy to participate In tho ceremony, Somo of tho guests worn in strnngoatllrc. Somo wore costumes that wero supposed to bo fac-slmllcB ot thoso of tho tlmo of William tho Conqueror. Others adopted tbo stylo pre vailing at tho court ot Mary Queen ot Scots. Othors had French trappings ot Louis XVI., and yet others were dressed in tho buff nnd bluo of tbo honest men who declared tho Independence of tho Unttsd States ot America from all tho whims and fnnclos of an individual King by hereditary right. There wero many presont who wore ordinary costumos. Among theso were Mrs. Frank Leslie Mrs. Ella Whee ler Wilcox and her husband, Clon. Ferdinand Plnney L'arlo and Mrs. Karlc. Mrs. Donald Mc Loan, and ex-Mnyor Strong and his wife. Thopcoplolncostumowcro gathorod Into tho Colonial ltoom tn tho Astor Unllcry. Tho others lllod into tho ballroom between Sir Knight Dempsoy, a brother of Miss Dempsoy, nnd Sir Knight Bogart, who stands high In thoQuocn's confidence. Tho two Knights scrutinized every tlckot holder, nnd wero very careful to sco that tin flnfr1flnt(flr.ri lunnn wm nd,t,lttA.V Tlinan who wnro fortunate enough to get In wero eeatod from flvo to eight deep around thrco sides ot the great ballroom. In tho two tiers of boxes wore members of tho Society ot tbo Hol land Dames from almost every Stato In tho Union, Tho ballroom itself was magnificently dec orated. No matter how the plain American on looker may havo regarded tho general coro mony, ho had to acknowledge tho boautyoftho decorations. On tbo southern sido of the room was a platform ralsod thrco feet aboro tho floor. In tho centro was a great throne So much of tho framowork of tho throne ns was exposed was gilded and pollsbod. Tho seat and back wore uphol stered in orange satin, and on tho scat was em broidered tho coat ot arms of Holland. Over it nil was a canopy of ormlne On the walls ot the room behind, rising nbovo tiers of magnificent palms, wero fostouns of orange, varied here nnd there with American flags. Tho tiers of boxes wero festooned with orange bunting and decoratod with tho coats of arms ot the various States of the Union. Thero was scarcely a square foot of tbo walls not covered with tinsel and bunting, Tbo guests wero almost all In their places at a quarter to 0 o'clock. Out In tho anteroom among thoso In variegated costumes and pon dered hair at tills tlmo there w as tho utmost con fusion. HlrKnlghtthoIIon.C. W. VandcrHoogt of Baltimore was hurrying hither and thither drilling various members of tho court In their duties. In tbo midst of bis excitement Mrs. Frank L. Osborn of Chicago, who was hurrying among tbo masquoradors trailing behind ber n long train ot purplo ana onmno nt which two llttlo boys clutched nnd stumbled, touched him on tho shoulder and told him tbat it Was time to go for the Queen. He went down to tho street and got into an over) day Amorican carrlago and drove to tbo St. Cloud Hotel. Ho entered tho St. Cloud and ten minutes later camo out again, preceded by two llttlo pages in oraugo tights, who carrlod trumpets on their hips. Behind him camo two court ladles dressed In gorgeous silks and robes beyond tho power of tuan to describe. Be hind them came tho Queen. Her main dress was of greenish bluo velvet. Her pottlcoat wbb of silvery stuff cmbossod with orange tulips. She wore orange entin slippers, with largo square diamond buckles. Her boillco was cut square, with u high Catharine do Medlcls collar of lllngrce sliver. Behind her trailed a train eighteen feet long, supported above tho grimy Bidowalk by tbreo botol hall boys. She was ushered, with her court ladies, bv tbo fantastically attired Sir Knight Van dcr Hoogt into n carrlago drawn by four horses. '1 ho coachman wore n groat bouauot ot orange tulips at his coal lapel. Tho footman did likewise. At tho blinders of tho four horses thero wero also bunches nt nrnno-n tulips. When tho Queen was fairly Tn hor coach Sir Knight Van dcr Hoogt, amid tbo cheers of tho gathering populace, betook himself to tbo carriage In which he camo. Miss Dempscy leaned out of tho door of her car rlago and spoko In quiet tones to her coachman. Ho Btood un on tho box nnd shouted to tho coachman of tbo other carrlago: "Oh. Moike," ho said, "Drolve very slowj but not too dom slow." With ono last choer from tho populace tho carriages started. They wont through Forty-second street to Fifth avenue, down Fifth avenuo to Thirty-fourth street, and from thero to tho western cntranco of the Astoria. A great crowd had gathered there to sco the spectacle. It bad bcon waiting for almost an hour. When tbo four chestnut horses trotted up to tho canopy there was a faint cheer from halt a dozen seedy looking men who were lined upon tho curbstone Two or threo of thorn threw their hats Into tbu air. Thoy did it, not enthusi astically, but as If they were paid for It. Sir Knight Van dor Hoogt nnd bts pngeB jumped out of tho II rot carriage nnd oponod the door of tbo Queen's coach. Iho two pages marched sldo by sldo Into tbo hotel. Sir Knight Van dcr Hoogt followed them, nnd after blm camo tho Quocn, followed by the two court ladles. In tbo lobby two llttlo boys In orango tights and slashed doublets sat in carefully arranged positions of assumed carelessness on tho stair way, and on the stool w hlch was placed against tbo wall opposite tbo stairway. As the door opened to admit tbo two llttlo pages and Sir Knight Vau dcr Hoogt, these two bovs sprang up, nnd, shoulder to Bhoulder, bowed low. Then thoy faced about, put trumpets irum written nung uniiners cuiuroiaerea Wltn orango crowns lo their lips, and shouted. "Wclcomo to tho Koonlgln." They went up tbreo steps nnd onco more shouted "Wcl como to the Kocnlgin." From nbovo. from the anteroom ot tho ballroom, enmo fifty volcos shouting In concert, " Welcomo to the Knenlgln." Tho llttlo procession moved up tho winding stairway until it wns on tho lovel of the ante room. There stood In n double row the moro J imminent members of tho Society of tho Hoi nnd Dames in nil their varlcgnted costumes. As the Dagos, tho vcllow-costumod Sir Knight Van der Hoogt and tho Queen passed be tween tho rows members of tho court bent over double Uku jackktiiv ns and shoutod, " Wclcomo to tho Koenlginl" 'ihon Iho procession entered the ballroom. It was headed by two pages nnd Mnstor of Corcmonles Van der Hoogt. Thon came two Knights of the Order of tho Crown, preceding Mrs. Johanna C. Mitchell, tbo Direc tress of tbo Order of tho Holland Dames. Sho was dressed In whltesutln. .Sho carried on a ciisuinn oi oruigo biiiiii tiiorotui crown, jt was mnde of gold, tho points of tbo crown onded In gold tulips, and tho clrclo was filled In with orange satin. Aflor bor followed Mrs. Osborn nnd tno pages. Then camo two Knights. Dr. J. It. Pect and T. Frellngbuyseu Iteed. Then camo six Indies of honor. Onoot them was Mrs. Mov Banks Sintoy. Hho was mado up to look liko Mary Queen of Scots. Sho had u crown ot pearls ana was dressed In black satin. Down her back hung a veil which, she affirmed, had beerf worn by tho wife of Oliver Oomutll, nnd In her hnnris she carried a pruvcr book, which she said bad also been tho property of Mrs. Crom well. Aftor theso ciunu tho Queen. Hor train was bomo by seven little children, threo girls on ono side, threo boys on tho other and n llttlo girl holding up the end, Bcblnd them camo everybody else who hnd a costume, while tho orchestra plavod the "Koenlgln'a March," composed by Sir Knlgbt (iuy C, Dempscy, tho Queen's b-othcr. They marched directly across the room, turned to tbo right, mado a full circuit, nnd then wont up to tbo plutform or dais. 'Ihc Knights, ladles, and pagoj wbo preceded tho Queen w ent to the places whiph had boon assigned to thorn, and stood there respect fully until she seated her self on tho throne. Then, two by two. tho rest marched up nnd took their places beforo tho double rows of chnlrs that extended from tbo right and left of tliothrono to thosldosof tbo ballroom. Tho tno heralds, one un either side of tho throno, slcnped forward and put their trumpets to their Hue. " The Dlrcctress-Uencral is requested to crown tbo Queen." they shouted. Tho Directress-General stepped forward with the gold circlet in her hands. The Queen In clined her head. "In tho namo of the Notional Order of the Society of tho Holland Damos and oft he Knights of the Legion of .tho Crown," said tho Directress General In nn Impressive tone, "I crown thee, Larlnia. Queen of the Holland Dames of tbe Now Netherlands.' the settled tbo crown on the Queen's head, and deftly withdrawing a Jong hairpin from ber own hair skewered it In position. Tbe room was absolutely still. Tbo Queen's lips moved. Tbe silence was broken by u hoarse whisper: "My dear," It said, "are jou sure it Is on straight!" The Dlrectress-Oencral bowed low and reas suringly. "The Itegent of the National Society," shout ed the boyish voices of the two heralds, " Is re auested to confer the sceptre upon the Most racious Lady." From the left of tbe Queen up rose the Itegent of the National Society. , "Intbinrune of tho Holland DomeVof the New Netherlands and. of the Knights of the Order of tho Crown I confer upon you this Insignia of your majesty and power." she said. Tho Quson bowed and accepted the sceptre. An ordinary nineteenth century Waldorf ball boy rolled up the carpet that Pread out before the throne and carried It away, very much as circus employees do the samo thing before tho elephant Is brought In. Two llttlo children, quaintly dressed In Louis XVI. costumes, danced before tho Queon. Colored lights were cast on them from thognllory. Tho elcctrlo lights all around tbo room wore turnod down, so thatthey glowed dimly. New York has seldom seen a more flcluresquo soeotaclo than was presented by ho gorgeously costumed knights and dames with the Quoen sitting in the centre on a high throno. and the two little ones, in tho vory focus of tho colored lights, treading their state ly measures before bor. But this was all Bpollcd when tho lights were turned up by a quadrille in which threo regents nnd threo Sir Knights participated. So long as tho music was slow they got along all right, but when It quickened tho men steppod on tho women's trains, and tbe women were obllgod to. stop short and prance Instead of gliding gracefully about, as thoy had intended to do. Tho audience showod signs ot sanity and began to laugh. . . The heralds announced that tho guests wero Invltod to join In tho royal lancors. Perhnps half a dozen men In ordinary ovcnlng dress per suaded women to como out on tbo floor with them. Then tho heralds put their trumpets to tholr mouths nnd shouted as loud as their little lungs would lot them: "Hor Majesty has signified a doslrototako part. Sho assigns Sir Knight T. Frelinghuvscn lo become her partner. Sir Knight, the mas ter of ceremonies Is commanded to escort hor Majesty to her plnce" Tbe Queen Joined the sot Immediately bofore the dnls, nnd danced in It; but before sbo began sho settled hor crown more firmly on tier head, and gavo tho hatpin an extra jab. After this thoro was gcnoral dancing, and a banquet, at which sir Knight W. L. Strong made a speech In tho best English ho could command, and Sir Knlgbt Van dor Hoogt made a speech In Dutch. Hu then translated it for tho benefit of everybody olso in tho room be sides himself. Yesterday afternoon, beforo the ceremonies, there nroso serious dissensions In tho St. Cloud Hotel or San Kloo Palace There wero mur murs of troason. Soveral ot tho regents nsscrted that to cnll only ono woman by tho title of Queen was concentrating too much honor in ono place. They did not mind Miss Derapsey being Queen of the order, they said, if thoy themselves could bo apDOlnted doputy Queens or Stato Qucons or something of tho sort. Tho murmur roached the Queon'a ears. She sont by word of mouth a message to tho ringleader of the mutineers, Mrs. Van Sllngeland or Washington, D. C. That lady con sidered tbo message for a moment, and then mado this announcement: "Well, I guosB Miss Dempsoy Is right. She says thnt so long as sbo pays for tho whole thing sho has a right to call horsolf what sho pleases, and the rest ot us must take such titles as sho gives us. and I guess that's so." Tbo entertainment last night must havo cost the queen between 97.000 and $10,000. Mr. Bold t of the Waldorf refused to give any figures. 1AVTTT TN THE COMMONS. Hs Says Enalaud Cannot Cennt on Onr 0oa pore for lu Oriental Fntrsnne. fwteittl CabU X)sssafeh fo Tsra Sea. London, Fob. 0. In the House ot Commons to-day Michael Davitt, Nationalist member for South Mayo, declared that tbe Government de sired to open tho markets of the East in the usual British fashion, but sho could not count upon tbo support of tho United States. Such an alliance, bo said, was impossible, for If there was ono European power that America would not proceed against that power was Russia. Mr. Davitt concluded his remarks by condemn ing the lnadequato relief given to the Irish famlno sufforers. Mr. Gorald Balfour, Chief Secretary for Ire land, denied that any famine existed in Ireland. He admitted that thero was a scarcity ot neces saries, however, and said it was proposed to establish relief works for the needy, to which tho Government would contribute three-fourths of the cost. MENEI EOCIIEFOET CONDEMNED. He Mast Go to Prison Fire Days, Pay 1,000 Pranes, and Apologise. SjhcUU CabU Dtipatch to Tna Sen. Paius, Feb. 0. Tho court to day pronounced Judgment in tho libel suit brought against M. Henri P.ochefort, editor of the Intranstgeant, by M. Joseph Reinacb, member of the Chamber of Deputies for the Lowor Alps. The court condemned M. Roohefort to five days' imprisonment, to pay the sum of 1,000 francs damages to M. Reinacb, and to publish an apology to M. Kclnach in his paper, the apol ogy to be Inserted Are times. The Italian Aretlo Bxpeaittea. Sptctal CabU Dtipatch to Th Sen. Rome. Feb. 0. Tho Agentia IlaXiana says that tho object of the Duo d'Abruzzl's polar ex pedition is to search for AndriSe. BEVSniNQ BACMEZOn roOEMBBB. Jersey's Actlits Governor Present at tbe Launching or Two Dooms. Bmcir. Cnimcif, N. J Feb. 0. The East Or ange Republican Club gave a reception to-night to Acting Governor Foster M. Voorhecs. Presi dent Edw ard C. Stokes of the New Jersey Senate and Senator Josoph W. Cross were also present. The Gubernatorial booms of the acting Gover nor and of Judgo J. Franklin Fort of East Or ange wore launched. Judgo Fort, who Is tho President of tho club, in introducing Mr. Voorhcos, declared that his only fault was that ho is a bachelor. The guest of honor blushed and said It was hardly fair to nlludo to this, especially as an effort is being mnde to tax bachelors in New Jersey. Judgo Fort declared that bo long as ho was In tho judiciary ho would tako no part in politics. If bo should he nominated for any office he would resign his judicial place, but if, as It seemed now, Foster M. Voorhees should be the nominee of tbe Republican party for Governor. East Orange would give him Its old majority of SUES A LONDON INSUEANOE CO. sir. Garber Wants Heavy Damages (tor fba Accusation! It Made Acnlnst Him. LiNCOMf. Neb.. Feb. O.W. a Garber. a son of ex-Gov. Garber of Nebraska, began suit horo to day against tbo Imperial Insurance Company of London, asking damages in tbe sum of $50,030. Garber was ono of the victims of a Are in Colo rado Springs In May last and sued tbe company on soyoral policies for largo sums, which suiti aro still pending. An agent of tho company filed a complaint last month against him, charging him with arson. 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Secretary Qaire to-day issued a warrant In favor of the United States Treasurer for 97,015,208.15 to pay tho first mortgage Hens on tho Middlo and Eastern divi sions of tbe Kansas FaclQo Railroad, Tho money will bo paid from tho New York Sub Treasury to tbe United States Circuit Court at St, Louis. This was In pursuance of tho Gov meat's action in instructing the filing of amo tion for Postponement of the Kansas I'oclflo sale, which had been set for Fob. 10. It is ox pectod thnt Judge Sanborn of St. Louis will net favorably on tho motion on Saturday noxt.when ex-Oov. Hpadloy. tho Oovornmcnt'a counsel, presents his argument for postponement. Attorney-General O rices has notified the lleor- Kumzaiion ommiitee tunc tbouovorntnont ulll entertain up to next Saturday a proposition lo acquire tho road under foreclosure proceedings. A"c lJSY.trnrnent w"l nt accept any sura leas than ?6.3qn.(KX. which represents the amount or bonds Issuod on nccount of the road. The committee lias thus far offered only 91,000.(100 lor the Government's Interest In tho property. Kx-Qov. George Homily said last oronlng thnt the Government's motion to ho argued before Judge Sanborn at St, Louis on Saturday was fur Jo" o to pay off tho first mortgago nnd super sede tho sale, whlih has been ordered for Feb. 10. and to havo a receiver appointed for the Kansas I'aclllc property, ..V i8 tht mBan that tbe Government Is to take charge of tho road t" r "lo hove a receiver tako charge," Gov, Hoid- V ly responded ; "tho motion Is for a recoh er." ,'Uoes It Indicate-, as has been stated, that Is Is the first step by the Govornment to ns sumo control of tbo road I" "il Is to have a re elver tako charge of the fop?- The Government hasn't any facilities fur taking charge of It, has Itl'' wns Mr. lioadl) s reply. "'Iho motion Is for leave to pay off tb. flrst mortffage, as tbe Government tins tbo riirht to do under tbe low. and clear up the title for tbo Government. J've no doubt that tho Gov ornment will be ready with tho money, as Urn UastiliiKlon despatches say that somo one for the Government will havo tho sum In rt. Louis on Saturday. I haven't tho Treasury war rant, .nnd I don't expect to havo it. I shouldn t .I10 i0 charge of It. Tho amount stated in the despatches, 87.510.200.10. is correct. , My cr?a,rue'Judo;c. Cowln of Omaha, lent cs ror hu Louis to-morrow, and I expect to be there on Saturday toarguo tho motion. IloaveNew York to-morrow at 1 P. 51." Jacob II. SchlH of Kuhn. Loeb k Co. bad au important conference In hand last evening, and 1 toaraquestforanlDlorvlewin regard to Kan- sas Pacific sent the reply that ho tould not bs ji seen during tbe evening. M Uasblaslou Mate., JM WAsniNOTOK, Feb. O.-Senator Allen (Pop.. H Nob.) to-day offered a resolution, which was H adopted, instructing the Judiciary Committco S to Inquire whether tho executive order placing U ihfJ?.Jon"'lf'nt looting Ofllce In the UasslQiil M service Is valid and of bUdlng force. g,1i,Jo1??' resolution appropriating $5,000 for M Udlnsf tbe statue of Liberty on tho dome of the M ,JW" "Ported In the Senate to-day by Sir. H 5 22t Vermon nd Ped by a vote el 80 . H ijgte1m.-.r 3.a . -ffcjB