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VOL LXVI.-N0. 243, NEW YORK, MONDAY, MAY 1, 18 9 9. -COPYRIGHT; 1899, BY THE SUN PRlrfjwi6 PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. PRICE WO CE?t I EVANS'S TRUSTEES RESIGN. I the whole body in the west I cue licit reiires. H Annnnl Election on Mny 17, nml It It M Understood That U the llonril It Nat B He-elected as n Whole IU Mem Wa beri Will Withdraw from the Church. H Before beginning his sermon nt tho West I Presbyterian Church yesterday tlio Rev. Dr. B Anthony II. Evans announced that tho clerk H of the session would road a notice from the H pulpit, rierk Edward C. Vnn Olahn then rend H a communication from tho Board of Trustees H tendering the resignation of the board as n Bj whole. Here is the notice: HJ " To the Conartaation nf the Wett Trtibvlerian Church1 J " The rat tor, in his letter of resignation read H from the pulpit of this church, nllegcd that J bis labors as rour minister In Christ were H greatly hindered br tho present financial man- H agement of the church and by the influence) BJ now at work lessoning his usefulness. There H are Indications that this opinion Is also shared BJ by eertain member of tho congregation. H "Thetrustees aroumbletoundemtanl upon BJ what action of tholrs this clinrge is bused, and BJ ther cannot consont to rcmnlr. officers of the Bfl church while such lack of conllilonce exists. Hi "The trustees havo been unnnlmous In their BJ) financial nianagomeut and the lesponilbllltr J for such mauasoment rests eiiually upon all. BJ They therefore severally resign the ofllces of BJ trustee, to take effect immediately after tho BJ annual election In Muy. Bb "L H. PEBKINH, Jr.. RUSSELL BAOK, BJ " W. 1). VTukelkii. ALritKn II. HMlTn. BB "8 Newton Smith. Skth E.Thomar. BB " 8, C. T. DODP. ItOIlKKT jAFFltAY. Jr." BB "IlKNHT I'LiOLi:!!. BJjl Mr. Van Glahn read rapidly and Indistinct- Brl ly. and those in the congregation who were Hjj more than tout pevvs nvvav from tha pulpit Bn could not henr. Hut whispers from pew to BJl pew passed the word back. BUI The mcmbeis of tho congregation did not BB seem surprised. After Mr. Van Olahn had BB left tho pulpit Pa, tor Evans piared for the BB guidance of tho Holy Spirit In the crisis in the church. Forthe text of his f-ermon ho chos-e "Aud the Lord led the people." BH At the conclusion Of the scrvlco Russell Bage said to a Si N reporter: H "I greatly desire harmony in tho church. Tha fault Is not ours. The trustees now. as aver, are oniy trying to do their duty. We J) are In the right and wo hope to continue to be BB A trustee who would not allow the use of his name had this to lay: (N "Resignation Is the only logical eourae for Ml the trustees to take. They are In th position ni of the English ministry after an adverse vote. Ul They bow to the appurent will of the people." Fl "Is the resignation to be taken as the ex- fl presslon of a desire to retire" asked the re- B I porter. I "In no Rense. The trustees, the majority fl of whom have served tho church faithfully ll for twenty or thirty tears, do not wish to get HI out. But, they feci that they must put theni II selves In the hands of the congregation. If U at the annual meeting and election In May the H congregation returns the board they will II serve." BM "Butwouldthey fen elf some were, dropped?" v "Never; the trustees have stood together j In all the trouble. It even only one man were I dropped the whole board would . go. The H church must accept us as a whole or not nt i all. Tho next step res',8 with the congrega- 0 tion. A congregational meeting for the elcc- tton of trustees will be announced from the ) pulpr upon the next two succeeding Sundays HI ana the congregation will decide. The action 1 of the session will depend upon that of the U oongragatlon. If the trustees are re-elnoted tho fl elders -will content to remain In the church. TJ but If the vote Ungainst us the session will fl follow us in leaving the church. All o! the I trustees. you wlllnotloe, have signed the formal J resignation. Mr. Flagler, who Is now on the f way home from the Mouth, telegraphed us to 1 affix his signature. He. too. Is with us." J One who has been a leader among 'Dr. I Evans's friends lu the fight told a Bun reporter BM that 'he Evans party was not surprised and Ml not At all dismayed at the turn of events. BN "On the contrary." said he. "this Is just the Mil result we have worked for. Of couroe. the I J character of the church -vlll chnngo with these 1 men gone, but it will Pa a change for the bet mU ter and wb shall become, whnr l exceedingly f i rare In New York, a spiritual church for 'he I worship not of our wealth but of Ood." "Youensay for me." said William J. Carnp I bell. Esq., who has bad charge of the financial I canvass among Dr. Evans's friend, "that we n havo nowjo.200 pledged to pay the floating Ml debt which the trustees thought tvould reach I to.500 In May. and we can have the rent just I as soon as tho financial condition Is an U pounced." K The congregational meeting for the election K of trustees will bo held on May 17. H TllS RIDE O.V THE VENDER. BJ Fonr-Yenr-Old's Mother noil Everybody I'.lie BJ Thought He Was Killed, but lie ITain't. BJ Domestic arrangements for giving Albert BJ Nelson a good spanking wero suddenly called BJn off last night, and Instead he was hugged and BJ kissed within an Inch of his life. There wasn't BJl anything on the supper table that he cou'dn't Hi have three of four places of. and all rules rela- Ht tlve to bedtime were suspended. BJ Albert Is four years old and lives with his BJ mother, Mrs. Mary Kelson, at 352 East Forty- BJ second street. Ho was told that he might BJ play out on Second avenue Inst night until tt BJ o'clock and not a minute later. His Instruc- B tloni were to ask some bigger boy totcllhim BJ when It was time to go home. The bigger BB boy forgot It or else Albert didn't ask him Bflj about It. ACony rate, Albert was not at home BP1 at 7 o'clock, and Mrs. Nelson decided to spank H him for his own good and went out to catch H him. She saw him playing marbles tor keeps BJ on the east tide of the avenue between Forty- H tint and Forty-second streets. Mrs. Nelson H crossed thelavenuo and swooped down on the H came, but was not quick enough to catch the BJ player, because somebody said "Cheese Itl" as Bl she reached the sidewalk and everybody ran Bl first and turned around afterwnrrl to see whether It was a polleeman or a mother. Bl Mrs. Nelson gave chare. After running down the avenue half a block Albert dodged her and ran Into tho middle of the street. A Bl south-bound trolley car came along just then. The mother saw It In time to save herself and stopped and screamed. The boy. who was running with his head down, thought that Bl the scream was just a part of the cliaee and ran faster until he was on the traek directly in , front of the oar. Tho edgo of the fender I struck him, knocked his font from under him Bl and threw nlrn over ooto the not out of harm's J war Just as, according to their Inventors, all Bl fenders do. Bl The oar was going so rapidly at the tlmo H that the boy was carried nearly halt a block H on the fender before the motorman could oonie Bl to a full stop. The mishap was witnessed by Bl a hundred people, all of whom took It for t ranted that the Nelson boy had been killed. ei or the toy's mother, who was almost f rantlo. the crowd ran after the car and threat Bl ened to mob both conductor and motorman. Bl The passengers joined In the chorus until the Bl motorman stepped from his platform and Bl picked the boy out of the fender and restored Bl him without a scratch or a bruise to his Bl mother. Then the crowd cheered the boy. Bl and the car went on without any one asking for the motorman's number or suggesting that he be arrosted. , , . Albort didn't shed a tear, but he was very Bl meek, and walked home ollnglng to his moth Bl er's hand after an ambulance surgeon from Bl Bellevue Hospital had examined him and Bl learned that he was none the worse for his rids on the fender. B MUlWElt J.V BROOKZ.TS. H Michael Qnlaley Killed br an Italian Whom Bj lie Accidentally Jostled, U Michael Qulcler, a plasterer, 20 years old H ot 870 Kent avenue, Brooklyn, was stabbed In H the back and killed last nlcht by an Italian. H who escaped. Bft, The murdor occurred just before midnight. Iff Qulsley, accompanied by several friends, was H walking hme, and when at Kent and Fark BJ avenues, within a block of the house In which ho lived, he accidentally, as It Is said, jostled the Italian, who was going the other way. B Qulgley apologized, his friends ny, and Bl walked away. Dut the Italian was ugly, and, BJ drawing a knife, plunged it IntoQulgley'n back. BL Several persons who saw the assault said BfeaT. that the murderer was Antonio Slcbuilo, Ther BpUtBlidll not know whero he lived. mmWfo t mm THE FICIl'ISO REQUEST FOR VE.ICE. Coming from Gen, Lima, It Is Considered Significant ot the Kurt. Frtcial CabU Vnnalch to Tue flex, Manila. April 30-12:10 P. M.-The Oceania, voicing tho opinion of tho Spaniards here, says that tho proposition for nn -armistice, is abso lutely contrary to tho utterances of tho In surgent press and the ldoas ot Soflor Mablnl. tho Filipino Foreign Secretary, but emanating from Oen. Luna, who Is known to bo an Irre concilable Insurgont, It boars greater signifi cance than tt made by any othor of tho robol leaders. jvm jvKir most or5. War Department Officials Think That Is a Uood bign. W'ASiUNnTOK. April 30. Up to a lato hour to night no despatches had beon received at the War Department from Mnjor-Oen. Otis. Con trary to his custom Adjt.-Gen. Corbln did not appear nt his offlco this evening, but tho officer In charge said that not a lino had cotno from tho Philippines all day. This was somewhat bin prising, as the department had expected soino advices from Oon, Otis about the pcuco negotiations, nml also because tho military authorities have come to regard Sunday ns the great news day slneo tho war with Spain began. Some of the officials have nctually become su porhtltlous In that paitlculnr nnd always look for Importnnt despatches on Sunday night. It is supposed that Ocn. Otis had nothing ot conseauenco to send and will not transmit any Information ns to the situation until some thing occurs to justify It. His sllenco to-day la accepted as an Indication that there has been no resumption of hostilities, and that the nego tiations with tho rillplnos havo not progressed since Ocn. Otis declined to grant any condi tions for the surrender of Agulnaldo's forces. This, of course. Is only sunnlso. Oen. Otis has earned tha reputation ot being n Tory conservative man, who does not communlcato with the War Department unless ho has something to say that Is worth the telling or to make suggestions. Ho has tho fullest powers to deal with the situation, and does not require to bo Informed on any points nt Issue In connection with tho overtures of the Filipinos for u peaceable solution of tho exist ing troubles. His promise of amnesty to tho Insurgonts, If his unconditional surrender ulti matum Is accepted. Is Indorsed by the Govern ment, hut It has not been thought worth while to tell him so. Everybody In authority here Is evidently Rat ified that thero will be no more lighting done by Agulnaldo's ai my. Thorn may bo opposi tion to the American troops In remote parts of the Island of Luzon, where the Filipinos do not knowof the overtures for peace, and pcrhnps an occasional skirmish In somo of the othor Islands before the Insurgents realize that fur ther resistance Is useless; but tho officials be lieve that Agulnaldo has become discouraged, and will not attempt to oppose the triumphant American forces. It Ir expected, should the Filipino leader de cline to surrender, that the columns ot Mac Arthur and Law ton will continue their nd vanoe, the first northward from Calumplt. nnd Law ton northwest from Norzagarny. eighteen miles due .east of MacArthur's present posi tion. The suspicion that the Filipinos had asked for a truce of three weeks while their so-called Congress assembled nnd noted on tho demands of Otis merely to gain tlmo to strengthen their defences. Is still held, to some extent, among u few ot the officials, but by far tho greater number bellevo that the overtures for peace wore made In good faith. The suspension of hostilities will be rather beneficial than otherwlso to the Americans. AaurXALDWS MISTAKE. Brlg.-Gen. Otis 8ay the Rebel Leader Hoped to Win by Force of Numbers. Ban Francisco, April 30. Brlg.-Gen. Harri son Gray Otis, whose home Is In Los Angeles, returned from Manila last night on the trans port Sherman. Be Is In good health, and will leave for his home on Monday. "I am not surprised at tho news of the In surgents' appeal tor peace. Ignorance, bigotry and Oriental fatalism, tholr characteristics, havo supported them so far." said Gon. Otis. "Agulnaldo nnd his advisers have deceived their followers utterly. The reasoning of the Filipino pretender aud his assistants, Paterno. Mablnl. Luna, Montenogro, Delpllar, 'Panta loon' Garcia and tho rest. Is peculiar. They had watched the opposition In tho United States to expansion and to the Army Reorganization bill, and said to themselves that the army proper was composed ot only 25,000 men. the rest being sure to go home when tho treaty was slgnod, while many of the 25.000 would be In Cuba and elsewhere. They reasoned thntthny could raise 70.000 or bO.000 men and thus overwhelm the Americans with sheer force of numbers. They never realized tholr mistake until we had slain thousands. Agulnaldo Is taking care to lino his own pockets. Ho keeps well In advance ot his retreating army nnd close to the treasure teams carrying a largo amount ot Mexican dollars and other cur rency." Oen. Otis belloves In the imperative neces sity of retaining the Philippines and enforcing the authority of the United States In tho con quered territory juBtly but firmly. Tho poller of Major-lion. Elwell Otis has been a wise ono. bo says, and ho has shown a strong grasp on the situation. Gen. Otis saw Admiral Dowey two hours before he sailed. He ays of him : "Dewey Is tho man of the ago. I find him tho same courteous, cool and strong com mander he has always been. He Is regarded in the Orient with the same lofty respect, ad miration and affoctlon as here. Ho has stood steadfastly at his post, refusing to take ad vantage of tho Government's permission to re turn to 'his own.' as he fondly called his beloved oountry in conversation with me." TnREB CARRIAGES COLUDB, Four Men and Two Women Thrown Out, but None of Them Seriously Hurt. There was n panic among the scores of wheelmen In Surf avenue. Coney Island. last eight, when a pair ot horses ran away and the oarrlace to which they wero attached collided with two others and all three wore upset. The runaway horses belongod to Ocorgo Til you. a real estate dealer. Mr. Tllyou, accom panied by his wlto and his sister. Miss C. T. Tllyou. was driving on tho Ocean Boulevard early in the oveulng. As he turned into Hurt avonue the polo strap broke and the horses became unmanageable. They ran at a break neck speed down the avenue, which was crowdod with bicycles and carriages. Miss Tllyou, apparently unconscious of her own danger, shouted to the wheelmen to get out of the way, and they all took tho hint. Thore was a wild soramblo for the sidewalk, and several riders were so much frightoned that they dis mounted and ran, leaving their maohlncsln Evorybody escaped but George Kidney and his son of Sixty-eighth street and First nvonuo. Day Hideo, and Peter Hoffman of 838 East Thirty-fourth streot, Flatbush, who wero driving in separate wagons toward tho runa way team. Tho carriages occupied by Mr. Hoffman and Mr. Kidney were close together, and when they both attempted to get out ot the wuy attho same tlmo their wheels Interlocked and they were brought to a standstill in the track ot the Tllyou team. The runaways crashod Into them, and one of Mr. Tllyou'a horses, valued at Sl.OOO. was pierced by a car riage shaft. It was afterward shot. The four men aud two women vere thrown I out, but none was seriously Injured. EARTHQUAKE J.V TMIKB STATES. Shocks Felt In Indiana, Illinois and Ken tucky Little Damage Done. Vincknnes. Ind April 30, For an hour or more last night thero was a decided panic In parts ot Indiana. Illinois and Kontucky, caused by a series ot oarthquako chocks. In this city the shocks affoctod buildings. Chimneys were hurled to tho ground, dishes tossed from shelves, brick buildings damaged and the population driven Into the streets. The earthquakes lasted at intorvals from 8 until 0 o'olock and wore accompanied by it deoii rumbling, rlhocks were nlho reported at Princeton, Evansvllle. Torre liuuto nnd other cities In this Stato nnd from suverul titles and towns In Kentucky. Gur.KNUr, 111.. April 30. An earthquake shock was felt In this city, last night Tho vibrations continued several seconds, but be yond a rattling of tinware and tho frightening of residents no damage resu ted. . Dr.CATun. 111.. April 30. A shock of earth quake was felt here at 8 o clock last night lasting fifteen seconds. No damage Is reported. FIFTY HURT IN A WRECK. TRAIX JU3IFS ran TRACK AT A CURVE If EAR ROCIIESTER. It Was an the Summer Resort Line to Sen Breeze and the Englucer Was Making Up Lost Time Two Fertans Killed and Rev aral May Die Air Brakes Wouldn't Work nocnrsTKB.N.Y.. April 30. The most sorl ous railroad acoldont In Rochester's history occuirod this afternoon on the Bny Railroad, a summer resort lino running from Rochester to Sea Breeze. The train, packod with Sunday excursionists, jumped the track while round ing a shurp curve nt full speed. More than fifty persons wero Injured, two aro doad, and It is feared that half a dozon are mortally Injured. Tho trnln left tho Bay station nt 2:45 o'clock. Every seat In throe coaches was filled and neoplo wero standing upon tho platforms. The train was eleven minutes lato and was making up lost tlmo. Tho accident happened about two mllos from tho station, near tho Itldco ltoad Hotel, where thero Is a sharp curve. There Is a grade for about 100 yards before this place Is rcachod. Tho train swept down tho grade, its speed steadily Increasing. The cars rocked, jolting the passongers In their scats. When the curvo was reached tho cnglno passed along safely. Next to the engine wns a closed coach, divided Into two compartments. This coach on touching tho curve tilted and rode part of tho way on tho wheels on the left sldo. It then lott the trnck. Thero was a crash as tho couplings that held the englno and coach wero severed, tho car ploughed through tho earth for soveral feet, and finally topplod over In front ot tho IltdgeRoad Hotel. Tho cur next to It was also upset, but the third kept tho track. Tho most seriously Injured were tho passen gers In the llrst car. , , The accident was so unexpected that tho passengers had no opportunity to save them selves. Tho Urst intimation they had of danger was when the cars left tho traek. As soon ns tho news could bo convoyed to the city seven ambulances wero started for the scene. Tho most seri ously injured were placed In these nnd hurried to the hospital, larmers' wagons were also brought Into service und a procession wns soon making Its way through the streets of the city. Adam Zlmmer. the engineer of the train, snld to n newxpaper man that he practically lost control of his engine when ho struck the curve, nnd ns the air brakes did not work, owing to a leaky valve, he whistled for brakes. The crowd on the train, however, was so great that trainmen wero unable to got hold nt tho brakes before the curvo was reached Thero wore somo threats made of lynching tho engi neer when the extent of tho fatality was learned, hut tho cnglncorwas warned to keep out of the way, and there was no serious effort made to find him. . ,, The dead nro: John Helberg, ngod 20 years, and an unldentllled man. The seriously In jured nro: Julia Sullivan, aged 18 years, fractured collar bono: George Brasser. aged 30, compound fracture of tho forearm: Emll Htelngraber. 33. back hadly Injured: Otto Hahnke. 21. both legs badly bruised and bones ot right hand broken; John Illershall. 42. compound fracture of bones of right log: James Lombard, Injured Inter nally: J. V. Moore. II. Laborle. Oscar Dorschal, William Doerrer. 0 Ithlnohnrt. John Sullivan. Phnrlcs Worner, Joseph Zlmmer and C. J. Tlerney. ... Tho following were less seriously nurt. most of them holm: able to go to their homes: William Goodmnn, aged 32, scalp wound; Emit Schrnm, 18. small bones In the right foot broken: Georgo Hicks of tho Rochester Ilnllway Company, faou out and body bruised: Mrs. George Hicks, Injured Internally: Charles Darrow. back Injured and face out; A. E. Rurnham, head cut. both legs bruised: Honry Koehnlln, back nnd head injured ; Valentine Loehner.2t;7 Hudson avenue. Injured about ehest and back; John Husslnger, baok and head Injured; Henry Rosenthal, left leg hurt : Frederick Gols worth, sldo ot face cut and loft shoulder In jured : Charles Naenaler, left log bruised : John II. Frodorloks, both legs Injured: John Flem mlng. Rochester's champion swimmer, arms bruised : Frederick Bcholber, bacK and legs In jured: Albert Llppons. back Injured: Emma Tuefot. aged 17 years, bone of nose broken. There were fully a score bruised and other wise injured who went homo without giving their names. 31IS3IOXARY IS A l'RISCE AT I10ME. lias Coins Here from India to Italne Money for the Farlah Class. T. B. Pandlan ot Madras. India, who says he has coma to this country as an Independent Christian missionary, to arouse Interest In the condition ot the poor classes In India, was a passenger on the steamship Rotterdam, which arrived hero yosterday. He wont to the Broadway Central, whoro he was Intorvicwod by n number of reporters. He said that ho was an Indian gentleman who had como here as an author, philanthro pist, preacher and locturer all in one. to preach as an independent Christian missionary. Irre spective of sect or oreed, but to teach In gen eral Christian sympathy. Ho showed to tho reporters several books that ho had written on tho people ot India and on his observations of the countries of Europe, In which he has been lecturing nnd preaching for nearly a year. Ho Is 30 years old and vory dark nnd he talks English very rapidly. About seven tears ago. he said, he had bocomo a Christian and. being a man of Independent means, decided to devote his life to elevating tho pariahs ot India. In 1803 ho visited England and since that time ho has been actively Interested in missionary "I 'am just a plain. Independent Christian mlRslonarv." ho said. "I am what my people call n prince, beluga member of the family ot the Zemindar of Manlachl. although I am not what Is regarded by the British as a real prince, because I am not crowned. This Is my first visit to this country and I hope to Interest the E utile here ns much hs I havo my audiences in hgland and on the Continent." noun noaus iieai.tii ixsfectohs. They Oot Frrscriptlons Containing Poison 1'utL'p and Then Demanded Iiush Money. As the result ot a gonoral alarm sent out on Saturday nlgbt to all the police precincts and all German and Italian druggists, two men wore arrested last night and locked up In tho Mulberry street station upon tho complaint of Cocsar Assalta. a druggist at 31 Prince street, who accused them of attomptcd blackmail. , Tho prisoners described themselves as Arthur Rawllngs ot 100 Bleecker street and Domlnlco A. Benodlctos ot 480 Eleventh ave nue. They will be arraigned In the Centre Street Police Court to-day and the police ex pect that thore will be at least thirty druggists present to prefer charges or blackmail against tnom. Sidney Faver. Secretary of tho Board of Thar mauy. reported to Chief Devery on Saturday night that tho men wero at work. Their method, he said, was to go into a drugstore, owned by a German or an Italian, and present a proscription railing for calomel, muriate of ammonia and bicarbonate of soda Aftor sotting It filled they would call the druggist's attention to the tact that he had given them poison and would declare that they vvuio inspectors ot the Board of Health and that ho wns a prisoner. Their price for "not pressing tho charge" was 55. A number of druggists paid It. Asalta had heard of tho game from tho police, and when Rawllngs and Renedlctos called on him last night he was ready for them, and handed thorn ovor to the police. When arrested the men protested that they were newspaper reporters who had been assigned to find out how easily would-bo suicides and murderers could obtain poison. T.ZOTD BIXOlIASt CLUBBED. rfusbnnrt of the Lending Woman In "The Cuckoo" Makes n Row nnd Fares llndly. Lloyd W. Riiighnm, nn actor, and husband of Amelia Bingham, loading woman In "The Cuckoo" Company nt Wallsck's Theatre, picked a qunrre' with a mnn in front o' Marsh's restaurant nt Tlilrtj-fourth street, near Broad way, lant iilg.v 1'ollcoinen N'.iuhb.ir nnd Nash of the West Thirtieth street station attempted to uncht him. but he resisted so vlumnuxiy that lie had to Is ululihed into Mibmlsslon. He was bleeding badly I mm a number of sculp wounds when he wjs taken to the station. "I'm Lloyd Bincnam." he shouted to tho Sergeant. Everybody knows me. I'm tho man who licked Bob Milliard In Boston. And my wife's the best actress In tho world." He was locked up on a charge ot disorderly conduct. TORS AIW VIVKS VI' VRAIR1E FIRE. Cnrrled It Over Nebraska Farm, Killing Two Fersons anil Doing Great Damage. CoLcniDaE, Nob.. April 30. A pralrlo fire, burning In tho liny flats along tho northorn tlerot counties of Nebraska, ten mllos from hero, passed Into tho track of a tornado yester day afternoon and was swopt diagonally across this county for twonty-flve miles, destroying everything In Its path. Tho property damage Is known to reach Into tho thousands. Tho only lives reported lost nro those ot Mrs. Rolla Livingston and her five-year-old boy. The woman saw tho fire coming and ran to a pasture to roleaso tho stock. Tho boy followed hor. Both wore knocked down by tho terrified animals and the fire passed ovor them. The body of the boy was almost consumed and Mrs. Livingston lived but n few hours. Anumbor of herds of cattlo weio overtaken and consumed. A Inrge number of farmhouses were destroyed and tho families escaped only by racing beyond the traek of the storm. The path of tho lire was nearly ono mllo wide. The farmers managed to put out the llamos along the bottoms after the tornado had passpd over. Somo of the losses are: Rolla Livingston, homo and htock. $15,000: Stanley Mnrtln. home, granary, stock and farm Implements. $20,000; llavlcl Walker, homo, outbuildings, mock, vehicles nnd a large quantity of grain. $10,000: Isaac Prltchett. outbuildings and grain. $2.00U; W. A. Bennett, house, barn, grain nnd stock, $tj,000; Joseph Bedgln, house, nam. 500 bushels corn, 1.000 bushels oats, granary of wheat, $20.000 : William Weber, ono of tho wealthiest fanners In tho section, lost stock valued nt $25,000; James Parmnml. 300 head of stocK. grain and Inrm houses. $12,000: William Zook. a largo number of blooded horses and much stock. $10,000, John Dicks, all outbuildings nnd grain, S5.000. The junction of the storm nnd tho fire Is con sldoiod tho most oxtraordlnnry thing thatover happened in this section. It pa"ed through the wealthiest agricultural patt of Nebraska. CHICAGO AXTI-EXl'ASSIOltlSTS. They Demnnd Tlint Our Flag Do Puliml Down In the Philippines. Chicago. April 30. Tho antl-expanslonlsts of Cblcago had a meeting to-day In Central Music Hall, and demanded after much speech making that tho United States pull down tho llag In tho Philippines. Tho meeting was presided ovor by Ftosl dent Henry Wade Rogers of tho North western Univorslty. and on the platform wero seated representatives from the fac ulties ot both tho University of Chicago nnd tho Northwestern, besides a num ber of mugwump lawyers and preachers. Bisection were made by Henry Wado Rogers, the ltev. Jenkln Lloyd Joncn. Prof. L. J. Lau renco Laughlin or the University of Chicago, Attorney blgmund Zelsler, Miss Jane Addomi nnd Bishop Spalding ot tho Roman C'u'.holla Church. Tho resolutions adopted condemn the policy of the Administration: deplore and resent tho slaughter of tho Filipinos us a needless hc-ror; protest ngalnst tho extension of American empire by Spanish methods and demand tho lmmedlato cessation of tho war against liberty "bogun by Spain and contin ued by us." They declare the policy of Im perialism to be hostile to llborty and lending toward militarism, and that fnrcihlo subjuga tion ot a purchased people Is criminal aggres sinu. Tlioaudlenco was about equally divided be tween college mon.lcurloslty beekers. and So cialists, and Was enthusiastlo to the point ot being riotous. PROE. a A. 31ETER KILLS niMSELr. Well-Known Teaolior of Herman at Albany Commits Suicide. Aldant. April 30. rror. Carl A. Meyer. teacher ot tho German language nt the Albany nigh School and assistant teachorof that study at the Albany Fomalo Academy, commuted suicide somo tlmo on Saturday night in n lonely spot on Kenwood road. His body was found nt 0 o'clock this morning. Tightly clutched In the right hand was a rev Ivor with oniy one chamber exploded. Tho body Wtos lying on the crass, faco down ward. The 'tall hat which, Prof Meyer wore was still on his head and the body was fully drossod. Just over the upper waistcoat pocket on the loft sldo was a small round hole. The bullet had been sent Into the heart Prof. Meyer, as was his habit, visited his old f rlond Henry Parr at tho Abbey Hotel on Sat urday afternoon, taking supper thore. At 0.30 he started for his homo, i he autopsy showed that all the organs of tho body were In n healthy condition, notwithstanding tho fact that the professor was nearly fO yenrs old. Lost Christmas Prof, Meyer had a severe at tack of tho grip, from which he never fully re covered. It is believed that despondency was tho cause of his ending his life. He Is sur vived by four children, two sons and two daughters, and his widow. OIRL KILLED BY A 1RAIX. Mils Ross Sullivan of Elmlrn Struck by a Cential Trnln In Lockport. LocitronT. N. Y.. April 30.-Roso Mary Sulli van of Elmlra, tho 18-yoar-old daughter of Florence Sullivan ot that city, was killed by the New York Central train from Buffalo, which was due In tills city at 10 o'clock this morning, Tho accident occurred nt tho Hawley and Caledonia strct t crossing. Miss Sullivan had started for St. Patrick's Church, where she was to sing In the choir. With hor was her cousin. Miss Huston, daughter ot Alderman Charles Huston, nt whose hone, she hail been visiting since Wodtu day She attomptod to run across the tracks In front of tho train, ner cousin tried to restrain her and tho watchman tried to reach her In time M stop her. nt the risk ot his own life, as he was obllgod to cross tho traoks. .... .... She became panic striekon and dodged past him and had almost got across the track when sho wasstruck on the side andbuc'tot the Lend by tho crossbeam on tho engine, hho was thrown noout twonty feet. Mm lived nhout ten minutes, but wns unconscious. Tho body was not mutilated. KILLED AX OLD irOXAX. Daughter ot an Killed Iluiirrnrlnn Connt Mnrdered (or Her Money. Ban Antonio, Tox.. April 30. Mrs. nelen Madarasz, an old woman, was murdered In her bed In this city this morning and robbed of about $200. Oil was poured on tho bedding and In the room and set on fire. Tho house was burned to the ground. , On two scorchod mattresses the firemen found the remains ot the woman. The baok of herhead showed whore horskull had been frac tured with a hatohet. Mrs. Madarasz collected $180 on Saturday on outstanding accounts of the nurserr which she owns. This money sho placed under her mattress. This fact was generally known In the neighborhood and Is ellevod to have led to tho crime. Although the bedding remains intact, the money was missing. Mrs. Madarasz was the daughter of Count Pjahez. a Governor of a Hungarian province, who allied himself with the Hungarian upris ing against tho union ot Austria and Hun gary, and came to this country as an exile. He committed sutoldo in this city. AXOTUER CHICAGO HOLD-UP. Womnn Robbed In Front ot ITer noma on a Crowded Street. CmcAoo. April 30. Mrs. John Swartr. sitting in front of hor home nt 301 Milwaukee avenuo last nlcht. when that busy thoroughfare was most crowded, was attacked by a highwayman, who. In securing her purse, chokod and boat hartOHUchnn extent that the will bo confined to her home for some tlmo. She wns watching children at play in the street when the robber grabbed nt tho pocket In hor dross skirt. In which tho out linn of tho purse wns v lel ble. Mrs. Svvartz soreamod and at tho same time tried to fight the robber. Mo grabbed hor by the throat and, niter stilling her cries, struck her several severe blows In tho fac. Idle sho was helpless hu took tho purse from her pocket and CHcaped In the crowd. 9100,110) I'lre In Montreal, Montrem.. Quo . April 30. Montreal had another big lire to-day. resulting in tho loss of over $100,0 10 worth "d property. Tho flro started In the mam portion of n largo etono 1 building ni M I'athorino street, owned by the Beaudry estate uud occupied by a number ot I manufacturing concerns. Nearly the whole building was destroyed. The principal losers are tho Now York Laundry Company. $2U.UOi): Lymburner A Matthews, machinists. $20,000: Berard A Major, carriage. 1 makers, $25,000: Universal Patent Company, I U0.000; estate, Beaudry building, $25,000, Ii0j&ALLS FOR TROOPS. StORB TROUBLE FEARED J.V THE COSUR DALESE MINISO DISTRICT. Strikers Threaten to Dlow Up Every Other Mill That Employs Non-Union Men, as Ther Did the One at Wardner Regulars at Fort Snelllng Ordered to Da Ready to Froceed to tha Scene on Quick Call. Boise, Idaho. April 30. There Is tho great est activity at the State House to-day. as a re sult of the striking minors' riots at Wardner, In the Ccsur d'Alone district, where $250,000 worth of property was destroyed and one man killed yesterday. Sheriff Young and all other county officers at the sceno of disturbance are believed to sym pathize with tho strikers. Thoy have made no demand on Gov. Steunenberg for assistance. Martial law cannot bo deolared unless such a demand Is made by tho Sheriff, Corouorora Probate Judge. The Govornnr has. howover, asked President McKlnloy for 500 regulars, pointing out that nearly all tha State militia volunteered for service In the Philip pines. A favorablo answor was received to-day, and It Is expected that the troops will be rushod In as soon as possible. Thero are twocompantesot militia In the Ccsur d'Alenos, but most ot the men aro among the strikers, and the Captains of the companies have not answered Adjt.-Gen. Weaver's telegram. The miners declare that thoy wilt blow up every mlno and mill that starts up with non union men. During the advance of the rioters on tho mills yesterday Sheriff Young, who had been follow ing some distance behind, came upon tho rear guard lino which had been established by the strikers. " ou have got to stay here with us." said the ma.i..ed rioters. Later a man on a bicycle came along and be was also captured. Both wero re leased later. As soon as tho first word of tho serious trouble reached tho town all the Baloons wore closed Immediately. Most ot the merchants ot tho town shut up their stores. As the first shots wore heard tho excitement Increased. Scores of women and children hastily made preparations to leave the place. Packing up what few belongings that could be gathorod to gether aulckly the croivd rushed to tho dopot. All wore intent upon getting aboard the passengor train that was soon to leave for Spokane. Others took to the hills for safety for a few hours, hoping to be able to return soon to tholr homes. Tho 000 pounds of dynamlto which was used to blow up the buildings at the Bunker Hill and Sullivan Company's mines was taken from Burke on the stolen train, on which most ot tho rioters want to Wardner. It was placed and tho fuses arranged by miners who have had long oxperlenoe In handling explosives. Tho results were complete. The mill and the office buildings adjoining are in ruins. Tho loss to tho Bunker Hill and Sulli van Company Is estlmatod from $250,000 to $300,000. Minneapolis. Minn.. April 30. There was a call to arms at Port Snelllng to-day, and the regular soldiers loft behind to garrison that post will probably scon be hurrying to aid In quelling the disturbance at Wardner, Idaho, In the Cceur iPAlene mining district, The United States officials realize that the striking miners are dangerous, and orders were received at Fort Snelllng to-day to hold the men thore In readiness for departure at any moment. It Is believed by the officials that the trouble at Wardner Is by no means over. Trouble Is expected when attempts are made to arrest tho ringleaders of the gang which dldthedeam age at Wardner. Theie are forty mon at Fort Snelllng ready to go to tho scene of the trouble. Tho miners nre fully armed, and the soldiers who remained behind when their comrades left homo for Manila may find aotlon right at home. St. Lotus, Mo., Anrll 30. Troops at Jefferson Barracks received hold orders this after noon, nnd aro anxiously awaiting final march ing Instructions. Tho officers In command do not know tho destination ot the troops, but It is generally believed they are being held in readiness for amnvelto Idaho, where the striking miners have destroyed property. The men can be put aboard the cars within twentr minutes after final word comes from Washington. CHILD KILLED BT TROLLEY CAR. Its Mother Sees tho Accident from a Front Window nnd Faints. Lizzie Myers. 4 years old, a daughter of John Myors, a motorman on the Orosstown line, Brooklyn, was killed In front of her home, at 1427 Myrtle avenue, Williamsburg, yesterdar, by being run over by car 720 of tha Myrtle avenue line. Frank Witto ot 481 Wykoff ave nuo was the motorman. Tho motormen of the Myrtle avenue line have to make fast time between De Kalb av enue, Williamsburg, and RIdgewood. Wltte was speeding his car when it struck the little girl, who was playing with other children snout 100 feet away from her home. She was picked up by the fonder. Witte made every effort to stop the car, but Just as It reached a point In front ot the child's home the little girl was bounced out of the fender. One of the wheels passed over her head, killing her in stantly Mrs. Myers was seated at a front-room win dow holding a 2-weoks-old haby In her arms. When sho saw her daughter killed sho fainted and fell to the floor from the chair, badly bruising herself nnd slightly Injuring the baby. She was revived by neighbors. Wltte was ar rested. On election day a 10-year-old boy was killed on almost the samo soot. His hsad was cut off by a trolloy car. BIO CROWD O.V COXEY ISLAND. A Grent April Day for tha Railroads Many Thousands an Hour Carried. Coney Island had manr visitors yesterdar. It la said to have broken its rooord for an April day. The five different lines ot railroad found that they had all they could do to carry the vis itors. The people began arriving at the Island as early as 0 o'clock In the morning. The Brooklyn Elevated Railroad ran its cars under a slx-mlnuto headway and express trains were run from the Brooklyn Bridge at Intorvals of twelve minutes. The visitors, according to an estimate made at 0 o'clock to-night, numbered about 135,000. The air was neither too warm nor too cool. Three Turkish theatres were open, with a somewhat modified couchee-eouohee danoe as the chief attraction. Tho Bowery, draw lu crowd, but the odor of tha disinfecting liquid sonttered under the boardwalks br the Board of Health on Thursday last was very strong. The principal thoroughfare ot the Island was a mass ot bicyollsts and vehloles. A statement wns given out by tha officials of the Brooklyn Heights Railroad atOo'olook last night that it had carried 12.000 passengers an hour. The Brooklyn Elovated Railroad estl matod that Its share of the travel for the day was about 25.000. The Coney Island and Brooklyn road reported that Its traffio had beon between 5.000 nnd 7,000 an hour. LAUNDRY BVRXED OX CHERRY HILL. Te nop Ruined and Worried by Amlous Inquiries for "Me Socks." Policeman Ahearn saw fire curling up among the bundles of washing In Ye Hop's laundry at the corner of Roosevelt and Cherry streets last night. He sent In an alarm and then with Detec tive Relllyof the Oak street station ran upstairs and routod out the Sullivan fimlly on the sec ond floor. The four babies were carried out undressed. The rest of tho fainbyesei-ped ,n costumes more or less neglluo Damage t tho amount of $l,00O was done betcu,. the fire engines got to work Po'n email Abeam broke his nightstick in pounding nn the iloirs of the tenants Yo Hop was In Chinatown having a 'nmchee. food time" when the fire wrecked his p,.nv le arrived home an hour after it was nil over, and jumped up and down bumping his knees together when , ha saw tho deatruaMon, wrought. A big longshoreman reached oTrt a grlmr paw toward htm. "Where's me only socks." asked the man. Ye shook him off ana hurried back to Doyers street, where is forgettulnsss. ACID-TUROUlXa J.V KEYl'ORT, William Smith quarrels with Dr. Toms and lets llurned nml Locked Up. Kryi-mit, N. J April 30. Two months ngo Dr. F. D Toms disappeared from town for a day or two, and Mrs. William Smith was away at the same time without hor husband know ing where she had gone. Tho gossips soon had It that Dr. Toms had eloped with Mrs. Smith, and tho Rtory wns published In tho town newspapers. Within a day or so tho principals returned to Koyport. and Dr. Toms proved to the ratlsfactlon of Mr. Smith that ho had been away on a pleasure trip and know nothing whatovor of Mrs. Smith's where abouts. Smith, who had originally roportod tho elopoment, then said that ha had been mlstakon, and tho story was droppod. Attho time Dr. Toms was living under the same roof with the Smith family, but after tho story ot the elopement became circulated the Smith family moved. At 4 o'clock this afternoon Dr. Toms was busy In his office, with two female patlonts. when tho door opened nnd in came Smith. Tho latter seemed to t somewhat under tho Inllu enco of liquor. There was a quarrel and it Is alleged that Smith made a pass at the doctor with his fist, when tho latter shoved Smith to the door and at the samo time grasped a bottlo of aeld from the tnblo and. when ho had suc ceeded In getting Smith tothe porch, throw tho contents of the tiottle nt Smith's bond. Tho acid struck squarely In Smith's faco and badly burned him. Ono eye Is closed and one entire side of his faco nnd neck Ir burnod Into a blister. Dr. Toms then swore out a warrant for Smith nnd bad him locked up. Smith had been an Industrious and careful mnn until the dis appearance of ills wife, but Mnco that time ho has been drinking considerably. CHAXGED CLOTHES J.V THE STORE. Deteotlve's Uueer Accnsntlnn Agnlnst a lZ-Yoni-Old Alleged .Shoplifter. Mary Kcnncrman, 12 jenrs old, ot Washing ton avenuo nnd 105th street, was arrested in Bloomtngdnlo Brothers' store, at Third avo nue and Plfty-nlnth street. Fnturday night. Yosterday In tho Yurkvlllo Police Court Goorge Oostrclchcr, tho store detective, charged her with stealing a dress, a hat, a saeque. nsllk umbrella, a gold neekchaln and a palrof shoos, " What dla she do with them?" asked Mag istrate Crane. "She put them all on, piece bv piece. In the store, and threw her own ragged clothes nnd shoes underthe counter," replied thedetectlve. "Do you mean to say that this girl took off all hor clothing In the store nnd put nn other clothes that sho had taken from the counters?" Inquired the Magistrate Yes. sir." ansvvorod tho detective. "She went In with anothor girl. Both wero ragged, for I saw them. I saw them going out of the store finely dressed, and arrested this girl. The other ono got awny." "It's a strange case." commented the Magis trate as he hold the girl tor examination tomorrow. NINTH I3IHVNES ARRIVE. Black Regiment Back from Santiago and Going to Camp Meado. The United States transport Moade. Capt. Wtllson, arrlvod In Quarantine last night from Santiago, having on board tho Ninth United States Volunteors (Iramunes), under the com mand of Llout.-Col. 0. J. Crane. Thoy number thirty-nine officers and 807 men. They left New Orleans on Aug. 17. IbW. nnd during the campaign In Cuba they have been stationed In Santiago. The voyage homo was very pleas nnt, but tho Meado ran Into a fog at Capo Henry and was deluyed for sixteen hours. The Ninth Immunos aro negroes, recruited mainly from Louisiana and Texas, They number sixty men less than thoy took out. Somo havo been discharged and some have died. There are also on board forty-six otvlllan passengers. Aftor being boarded by the Health Officer and examined the Meada will proceed to New York. It Is not known yet where the Immnnes will disembark. Their destination Is Camp Meade, Mlddletown, Pa. CAPT. COGHLAN AT ATLANTIC CITY. ni Carriage Often Held Up In the Street by Admiring Citizens. Athhtio City. N. J.. April 30. Capt. J. B. Coghlan of the cruiser Raleigh camo here to day and was the lion ot tha hour. Ho was ac companied by Mrs. Coghlan. Dr. J. M. Moore, Lieut. Frank L. Cbadwlck. Assistant Paymas ter H. A. Bearson and Engineer Percy W. Neel. Thoy came as the guests of Cants. Friend and Raymond of Philadelphia. During a drive about tho city tho carriage was frequently stoppod by enthuslastlo persons, who Insisted on shaking hands with the Captain, who was In citizen's dress. Mayor Joseph Thompson called on Capt. Coghlan and extended an of ficial welcome to htm and later with Mrs. Thompson joined the visitors at dinner. Capt. and Mrs. Coghlan left for Philadelphia this af ternoon and tho rest of the party will leavo to morrow morning. TITO LADIES IN A RUNAWAY. Mrs. Sanger M. Fullrann and Mrs. IT. G. Julian llave an Exciting Ride. Elsebon. N. J.. April 30. Mrs. Sanger M. Pullman figured In an exciting runaway this morning. In company with Mrs. 11. G. Julian. The horso started In front of Mrs. Pullman's home, the Brock away tot tage. and ran nearly to Oceanport. Mrs. Pull man held fast to one ot the reins nnd Mrs. Julian to tho other and each pulled. Several men on horseback started In pursuit of the runaway, but before they caught up tho animal had been subdued. Both women were over come, but soon regained their composure. Mr. and Mrs. Sanger M. Pullman will remove In a few days to Allenhurst. Georgo M. Pullman yesterday purchased tho Allen villa near Elberon and will mako It his summer homo. MUD SHOWER IN NEBRASKA. Dutt Clouds and n Tornado Alto Added to the Day's Excitement. Lincoln, Neb., April 30. Clouds of dust set tled over the eastern portion of Nebraska to day and In many Instances obsoured the sun. At Newman Grove, In Madison oounty, a mud shower occurred, lasting nearly an hour. It plastered the sides ot buildings with a heavy coating ot black. In the southern portion ot Saunders county a sovore tornado passing In a northerly direc tion did much destruction to property. A num ber ot cattle and hogs were killed. Tiie damage to property will amount to several thousand dollars. Second Advance of Wages. BnAnoN. Pa.. April 30. Tho Bessomcr Asso ciation of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys has deolded to grant its blast furnace em ployees an Increase In wages of 10 per cent.. to take effect to-morrow. The advance wns fiads voluntarily, and Is the second within hirtrdays. Botween 4.000 and 5,000 men are affected In the two valleys. Forest Fire Burns a House. Babmstaolb, Mass., April 30 A forest flro consumed many acres of valuablo oak and plno timber near this plac yesterday afternoon, sweeping away several cottages. Among those was the house of George K. Savllle of Boston, valued at $4,000. Hundreds ot men fought the flames with vigor, and by midnight the fire was under control. Buffalo Grain Handlers' Strike Quiet. Buftalo.N.Y., April 30,-Contractor Conners finished unloading tho steamer W. It. Linn at tho Mlkeson elevator to-day and deforred work on the other vossols until to-morrow. Ho says he has 600 non-union men at work. Tho strikers have 2.700 names on their union books. The day passed quietly and no troublo is feared until a large floet comes in. Another Victim of the Dupont Explosion. Wilminoton. Dol.. April 30. William Russet, who was Iniurod on Saturday by tho explosion of it sin 11 at, tho Carney's Point works of tho Dupont ( ortpnnv, died this morning, making , the siith vn ,ms. Tho explosion. It is now btutit I, wa caused by a shell that Capt. Sidney Stuart w,'u loading byieiiow process. dmihoals Returning from Target Practice, , !Eha .UtffilWtqtes gnjjiwats-Vlcksburg and' Annapolis? which -were OB their war "hero from Gardiner's Bar, where ther have been having target practice, wero anchored last night In t Hempstead Bar, DREYFUS IS HOPEFUL IS , BUT niS DOCTOR SAYS HE HAS OP THREATEXKD SVICIHE. If Disappointed In tho Prcicnt Appllcnt for Revision, the Doctor Snys the Fl oner Mar Commit Any Act of Desper tlon-llls Jailors Sny He Is Often Vlolen Spteial Cable Dttpalch to Tns Buy. London, Mar 1. A despatch to the Ttlegrap), from Cayenno says that Dr. Veugnon.whountll recently had tho modlcal supervision of Dreyfus, has brokon tho reticence observed while so noting nnd says that Dreyfus is a neuropathlo subjoot. and the prison regime has made him . 1 more so. Tho malady displayed itself a year after his Incnreoiatlon began, when ho was be sot with uncouquernblo sadness. Ho com plained of dyspepsia, exhaustion, prolonged Insomnia and headaches. Later ho suffered from prolonged swoons, Tho prisoner wns always solf-possessed In tha doctor's presence, but tho jailors told the doetor that often when Dreyfus awoke In tho morning he would break Into a furious passion, burst Into tears and gestlculato llko a madman. These outbreaks generally resulted In uttor exhaus tion and torpor and sometimes syncopo. His Irritability Increased alter he was told ot tho application for n revision of his caso. Ha then becnuio haunted and tormented with con jectures nnd wns feverishly restless. Ho re peatedly oxpressed the Intention of committing BUicldo. His jailers wore ordored to watch his ovory movement, and they romovod every thing with which ho could possibly Injure himself, ovcu his kitchen utensils being taken from him. Early In 1808 the ptlsouer asksd Dr.Veugnon for a certain medicine. Tha doctor supplied him with a dozon hnnnlevi pills, telling him to take only two dally. Ho eubsequontlr found that Dreyfus had swallowed tho lot at one tlmo, ovldontly believing that thoy would kill him. Dr, Veugnon does not think that ha will try suicide now, the possibility ot revision having shed n rny ot hope, but If Dreyfus Is disap pointed Dr, Veugnon would not be surprised by any act of desperation. Dr. Veugnon says that tho prisoner never mentions the accusation ngalnst him except to protest his lnnoccnco. Onoot tho chief warders told tho Teltorap correspondent positively that Dreyfus was Ignorant ot what had occurred in France slncohls Incarceration, and that his Isolation was comploto. , SPAIN'S USE OF OUR MILLIONS. Bnnk of Spain Accepts the Bills as Fart I'njment ot the Advances. Svtclal Cdllt Ditpatrh to Tux Hor. Madrid. April 30. Tho Bank of Spain has accepted In payment of part ot its ad vances to tha Treasury all the bills tha United States has authorized Spain to draw for lndomnlty. The bank has con sented to regard the amount as 115,750.000 pesetas, though the rati of exchange Is over 10. The Deutsche Bank and several Paris bankers have offered to take part of the bills from the Bank of Spain, whloh Intends to use tho operation for strengtnenlng Its gold re servo. Tha treasury's Indebtedness to the bank Is thus reduced to $215,000,000. Tho prospect of peace in tho Plflllpptnes Is recolvodwith llvoly sattslactlon, both In view ot the probable release ot the Spanish prison ers held by tho Filipinos and the advantage to Spanish commerce in the Islands which Is ax peotod to result from tho execution ot the treaty of Paris. CISSIE J.OFTUS'S DIVORCE. Not Recognized In England and She Cannot Marry Again There. Special CtbU ItupaUh to Tue Bra. London. May 1. The Daily JfafI has ob tained legal opinion to tho effect that it Cissls Loftus or Justin Huntly McCarthy, who were divorced a few days ngo In New York, marries again in the United Kingdom or the colonies It will render them llablo to prosecution for bigamy. A NOTE FROM ANDREEt Report That n llottlo Containing Oaa lias Reen Found In Iceland. !ltcal Colli Utipatch to Tns Bun. London. April 30. Tho latest Andrea story comes from Cophcihngen, whore It Is reported that tt bottle conta.nlnc a note from the ex plorer was found In the polar Ico driven ashore ut Husavik, Iceland. S7.xrr-Tiro miners drowned. Rnislnn Gold Mine Flooded by a Sudden Ruili ot Water. .Vpinal CaHt litti-aich tt TDK Bm. St. Petkrsbdro, April 30. A gold mine at Kahnar. In tho Government of Orenburg, was flooded by a sudden Inrush of water to-dar and sixty-two miners wore drownod. Royal and Ancient Oolt Club of St. An drew's to Meet. Special Ctblt Dtiratch to Tnx Bra. London, April 30. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrew's, which Is the court of final appeal on all questions concornlng the rules of tho game, will moet on May 3 to dis cuss the alterations of the rules proposed by a committee appointed for that putpose. Tho committee has already Issuod a state ment of the modifications It suggnsts. which amount to little more than codification nnd such a recasting as will make the rules clear er. No radical chancels recommended. The meeting will probably adopt the committee's suggestions. Fire In the Krupps Yard at Kiel. Special Caolt Dttpatch to Tax Bun. Kiel. April 30. A fire In Krupps's Garmanla Iard to-day did damage to the amount ot ,500.000 marks. Two warships In course ot construction narrowly escapod belngdftgtrored. Count Baworowskl Killed While Raelng. Special Cahle Vnpatch (a Tns Sun. Budapest. April 30 Count Joseph Bawor owskt, a gentleman rider, was thrown while racing at Alag to-day and killed. MORE SPURRED BRASS KNUCKLES. The Police Anxious to Find the Maker of a, New nnd Dangerous Weapon, Fred Cousins was taken to tho Madison strsat police station on Feb, 23, oharged with assault. He had fractured a man's skull. Cousins had a pair ot brass knuckles, on each knuoklo ot which waaaconlcul spur a quarter of an tnoh high. They were tho first of the kind the po lice, ovor saw. Last night Policeman Nollson of the Eliza beth street station arrested William Murray. 2s years old, of 314 East Fortieth street, on a charge of theft, Murray Is believed to have stolon a pocketbook from a woman a month ago at Hester street and the Bowery. Murray had In his pocket a pair of , four-ringed kuuckles with sours on them ilka those Cousins The police now want to find the man who cuts the articles. They are madeof the finest steel, and gash flesh aud break bonos llko a stiletto and a billy In one. f Expected Conference of Steel Men. Daniel .0. Rld. President of the American r Tin Plato' Company, and Wlllhm II. Moore of j' Moore Bros., promoters of Chicago, got beri? ' from Chicago yesterday afternoon and aro f the Holland Houso. John W. Gates. Presld ' , ' of tho American Steel Wire Company, got t; '' tothe Waldorf from Europe on Baturdr tho report is renewed ot a oomlng con' ot steel mon on a combination of the1 ests. Elbert H. Gary. President of tt' Steel Company, said last night that i something ot that sort was afoot, y ( Jf 1 .