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SERIOUS RACE WAR
IN AN INDIANA CITY
Hobs of Negroes and White Men Hold
Full Control of Evansville and the
Battle Rages All Night.
Ammunition Stores Were Broken Open and Arms SeizedThe Trouble
Was Started by the Murder of a Policeman by a NegroAn At-
tempt to Lynch the Negro Foiled by Taking Him to Vincennes
Negro Armed Band Parades the Streets and the Whites Bush, to
Arms and Maroh on the Negro QuartersThe Number of Dead Un-
knownMilitia Called Out.
Wvansville, Ind., July 8.This city Is
Quiet this morning and there are no signs
of the mob violence that animated the
population all of last night. Business is
proceeding on the even tenor of its way.
A trip in the business section reveals
the fact that much damage was done to
numerous stores last night, especially to
the hardware houses, many of which were
entered and robbed of guns and ammuni
tion. Thousands of shots were fired dur
ing the night, but so far as learned no one
was killed, altho numbers ot people are
aid to have been wounded. Several
negroes were caught by mobs and almost
beaten to death before the police could
The chief demonstration of the night
was an attack upon the county jail, be
tween 10 and 1 o'clock. Several thousand
men crowded \he streets before the build
ing and finally obtained entrance thru
the fortified gates to the yard where
they began to batter the windows of the
Efforts to prevent this were futile and
the orowd held sway, the police of the
city being occupied with preventing the
mob from invading the front part of the
building and ransacking the sheriff's
After the mob was thoroly satisfied that
Lee Brown, the murderer of Patrolman
Massey, was not In the building, they
separated into squads of forty or fifty
and paraded the downtown streets until
daylight, shooting promiscuously and vis
iting the negro quarters.
The local company of the state militia
has been ordered out and will be rein
forced by companies from southern In
A Reign of Terror.
Race prejudice between', blacks and
whites brought on a reign of terror Sun
day which has not yet ended. All lof last
night and all day yesterday armed mobs
threatened the lives of citizens. Gun
stores were broken open and weapons and
ammunition were seized by blacks and
The county jail is partly wrecked, an
angry mob of 2,obo angry whites haying
^broken in to hunf for a black vtctim. The
wall was forced with a battering ram
Negro dives were ransacked and shot
to pieces in the search for the blacks,
and an angry company of drilled blacks
marched thru the streets threatening the
lives of all whites.
The governor has ordered out troops to
protect property and quell the disturb
ance, but they did not arrive.
At daylight this morning d300 arme
.white men started for the powder maga
zine near the city to secure explosives
with which they declare they will blow up
the entire negro colony of Baptlsttown,
a suburb of the city.
Cause of the Trouble.
The trouble which has been brewing
for months came to a crisis Friday, when
Lee Brown, a negro, shot and killed Pa
trolman Massey, who was trying to arrest
him while he was trying to murder a man
with whom he had quarreled.
The negro who was arrested was secret
ly removed from the city yesterday and
taken to Vlncennas. Patrolman Massey
died in terrible agony.
The Mob Becomes Threatening.
Yesterday morning the crowds refused
to credit statements of the officials that
the negro rwas not in the jail and became
threatening. Twenty-five policemen were
mobilized in the jail and repulsed the first
attempt to force an entrance after the
gates were crushed in. A telephone pole
was used as a battering ram and the jail
. iwindows gave way. A committee was
appointed to searchc for the negro, but its
] report that he was not in the jail was
J not believed and after forcing a breach
.the mob poured into the corridors. Find
ing Its victim gone, there was a cry of
"kill the niggers," and arms were de
A Company of Armed Blacks Come Out.
A company of armed negroes, aroused
by the race troubles, marched thru the
streets shouting "down with the whites,"
and threatening death to all if the negro
was lynched. This started a rush for the
gun stores by the whites. Three were
broken open and 400 rifles and revolvers
with ammunition were seized.
From this time on thruout the night
there was continued shooting. One negro
woman is known to be dead and a boy
named Logan was shot and seriously
wounded by a negro. The mob went
thru the streets inhabited by negroes,
and the excitement and confusion have
prevented houses being searched for dead
Gun Stores Broken Open.
The mob, after leaving the jail on find
ing that the negro, Brown, was gone,
broke into the gun stores of Bottloner &
Kellogg, Willederlng & Co., and F. M.
Bush & Co., and, thoroly arming, rushed
thru the streets hunting negroes. The
armed company of Negroes had disap
peared. All blacks had fled from the
streets and when the rioters failed to find
victims in the streets the resort of Budd
"Fruit was attacked and shot to pieces.
Whether any were killed there Is not
The Mob Marches on Baptlsttown.
The march to Baptlsttown was then be
jrun as dawn began to break a section
ctf the mob was rushing toward the pow
der magazine near the city for powder
with which to blow up the negro colony.
Thruout the night officials were power
less. The governor was appealed to and
ordered out the militia, but it did not ap
pear. Three gun stores were demolished,
the Jail was partly wrecked, glass in a
hundred buildings was broken and a spirit
of revenge on the part of the whites and
the sullen resistance on the part of the
blacks was manifest. The governor was
appealed to a second time.
The Police Were Powerless.
The riot became worse at 4 o'olock this
morning. The police sent after the mob
which started for Baptlsttown telephoned
- . to headquarters that they were powerless,
as the mob was armed with rifles and they
had only revolvers.
Just after dawn the mob began bom-
.., barding the houses of colored people In
i, Baptlsttown and the police had reports
ft that many people were wounded and that
The po- "Z'cjify there are probably somedeaths. deat l
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lice obtained no names. There was an un
confirmed report that several houses had
been blown up.
Results Not Yet Known.
At 6:30 this morning Captain Brende
of the police force reported that there was
little possibility of peace. The crowd of
negroes that started the trouble last night
is thought to have been organized at Bud
Fruit's place. The captain said that there
Is little doubt that Fruit incited the ne
groes to go to the defense of Brown, who,
the mob thought, was confined in the jail.
The police department anticipated other
outbreaks to-day. The armed force of
negroes was still at 1 arge, tho scattered.
No arrests were made, but the police have
been instructed to do everything in their
power to corral the band.
No deaths have been reported, but sev
eral people are known to have sustained
injuries # and a number of negroes are
Powder Magazine Is Too Strong.
The mob that moved on Baptlsttown
early this morning riddled the dives with
bullets, and It is thought a few were
killed and several injured. The mob made
a futile attempt to get into the powder
magazine. It was divided into small
groups and the members were well armed.
A company of militia which was or
dered on the scene by Governor Durbin
has not arrived, and an Investigation will
follow the failure of the captain of the
company to respond to the call of the
state and city authorities.
The police department Is powerless if
another- outbreak occurs.
MAYOR'S NOYEL PLAN
Pennsylvania Mayor Compels Help
of Saloon Men in Effort to
Ifew York San Special Service.
West Chester, Pa., July 5.Mayo
Charles H. Pennypacker has made a list
of eighty troublesome drunkards. Includ
ing one woman, and has forbidden sa
loons to sell them liquor.
"Since I have been burgess," he said,
"more than 80 per cent of the cases that
come before me are due to whisky-drink
ing. The same men are arrested time and
time again. When one of these drunkards
is brought before me I shall find out
where he got his liquor and then I will
institute proceedings to deprive the seller
of his license."
Every person in Westchester who had
any idea that his name might be on the
list wfint immediately to a saloon to see.
He ordered a drink and joked with the
bartender. It was funny until a man
came in whose name was on the list. He
got no drink and failed to see the hu
mor of th-i situation. There are only
eighteen saloons for 10,000 people and a
license Is too valuable to jeopardize.
FIGHT BUGS WITH BDGS
The Agricultural Dep't Imports In
sects to Prey Upon Others
Which Harm Crops.
New York Sun Special Service.
Washington, July 6.The department of
agriculture has made a large collection of
imported bugs, many of which flourish in
this country and are doing admirable work
in ridding orchards and general plant life
Probably the most important is the lady
bird brought here to destroy the San Jose
scale. Thirty were imported, but only
two survived. From these many have
been propagated, and there are now 2,000
lady birds in this country doing excellent
work in exterminating the San Jose scale.
A small parasite has been imported from
South Africa. It destroys the black scale
of the orange groves of California. It is
increasing rapidly and from its work in
a few years the oranges covered with the
troublesome little black particles noticed
in so many of the shipments will be done
Last year an afternoon grasshopper
fungus was imported which was supposed
to kill locusts and grasshoppers which
often menace the crops in the west. It
has not flourished in this country, how
ever, probably owing to the hardy nature
of the insects.
OUR EXPORTS TO CANADA
They Exceed Those of Last Fiscal
Year by About Thirteen
' Million Dollars.
New Tork Sun Special Service.
Washington, July 6.Exports from, the
United States to Canada, in the fiscal year
just ended, show a larger total than in
any preceding year. Figures just com
pleted by the bureau of statistics of the
department o fcomirierce, show that the
increase in exports to British North
America had been $12,000,000.in the first
eleven months of the year.
" The total exports to British North
America from the United States for the
full fiscal year seem likely to be about
$125,000,000, against $112,000,000 in 1902
$107,000,000 in 191, and $97,000,000 in 1900.
Not only has the growth in exports from
the United States to Canada been greater
in the year just ended than in any pre
ceding year with a single exception, but
the growth has been greater than to any
other country except Germany.
The imports into t he United States from
Canada have grown, but hot with jeqftal
rapidity. The Canadian imports for = the
year just ended amount to about 448,-
MONDAY EVEHING, JULY 6, 1903.
A Cloudburst in Pennsylvania Be
sults in the Loss of Many
Dam Goes Out and Waters Inflict
Property Loss of Nearly
Full list of the Dead Not Obtainable
Many Bodies Swept Down
Jeanette, Pa., July 6.Dawn broke
today on a scene of devastation and ruin
along the Brush creek valley. From the
sight of the break of the dam at Oak
ford park to Wilmerding taking in the
towns of Jeannette, Penn, Larimer,
Greensburg, Irwin, Burrell, and Manor,
the awful power of the rushing waters
following the breaking of the dam is
UNKNOWN WOMAN, fonnd at Manor.
UNKNOWN CHILD, found at Manor.
UNKNOWN MAN, found at Penn.
EDWARD SMITH, aged 10 years, negro boy
of West Jeannette.
DAUGHTER of Fred Davis, aged 13 of West
MRS. SCHRADER, aged 70 years.
Miss Lucy Crum. who was with Miss Keefer
John and Lawrence O'Neal, sons of Mr. and
Mis. Barney O'Neal.
Curtis Moore. Jeannette. . .
Samuel Vogel, Jeannette.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fink, Jeannette.
Ed O'Brien, Greensburg.
Councilman John C. Light and family of
Greensburg, were at the park and at a lata hour
this morning had not been accounted for. They
are said to have been in the waiting room.
Two Silk sisters of West Jeannette.
Alfred Seipp, aged 9 years, of West Jeannette.
May Bird, Manor hctel, Jeannette.
John Miller, 11 years, Lewlsburg.
Some Thrilling Stories.
The people are still too excited to talk
of the flood and it is with, difficulty that
lists can be compiled. All the residents
claim that more bodies went down in the
flood but the rumors are so numerous that
they cannot all be run down.
Several persons are reported as missing
from their homes along the stream and
many anxious parents almost frantic with
fear traversed the streets all night
searching for lost children. Up until an
early hour this morning children have
been found, but a few are still missing
who niay have been drowned.
Stories of thrilling rescues are heard
on all sides and many acts of bravery are
reported, the heroes being persons who
risked their lives to save others. One
man, whose name could not be learned,
was seen sby several persons to make a
hard effort to rescue a woman, presum
ably his wife, shortly after the flood
struck the waiting-room. The man was
in an apparently safe position among
some saplings. In his struggles to get to
the woman he lost his hold and was
swept away by the torrent and was lost.
At 10 o'clock this morning it is esti
mated that, the loss of life through yes
terday's cloudburst and flood at "Oak-"
ford park will reach seventy-five. Twen
CONSIDER aN AL TREAT! ft) STRENGTHEN
Technioal Objection to the Document
Is Raised in the Columbian
- Sonata. \
New York, Jutor-6.In the Colombian
senate vigorous objections to the Hay
Herran canal treaty have been made be
cause it does-not bear the signature of
President MarBoqiriny says a dispatch from
Bogota, under da^Ce of Friday
Stormy disoussions have arisen over
this point. Dr. Luis Carlos Rico, the
minister of foreign affairs, delivered a
two-hour address during which he de
clared that the -treaty should not bear
the president's signature before final
approval. 'i- .'.- t .'
Former President Caro, In a speech,
insisted that the government should de
fend the treaty ^a,nd not leave the re
sponsibility to the senate. At that Junc
ture the senate adjourned. The discus
sion is being continued.
A motion was-made providing for pre
liminary debates ion the treaty question.
The motion was defeated by a vote of SS
to 9, on the ground that no debates were
possible until the senate had transmitted
the treaty to the house.
It is said that four members of the
house canal committee are decidedly In
favor of the Hay
ANOTHER PEBBLE ON THE BEACH
The BuzzardWell, You Needn't Be So ChestyWe Have an Ex-President,Down Our Way.
The damage to property will not be
less than $700,000, while the number of
lives suddenly blotted out is still uncer
tain, the estimates running all the way
from 60 to 150. Almost with the first
streak of daylight a bureau was opened
here where the names of the identified
dead recovered and the missing were
registered, together with a description
of the bodies recovered but not identified.
A revised list of the dead and missing
so far as known is as follows, but it
may be days before the extent of the
disaster can be determined:
MTSS GERTRUDE KEKFBR, aged 24 years of
leahnetle. body recovered.
KATE KEEFER, sister, body recovered.
JOHN FLEMING, statle boy at the old fair
CEORGE WHITMAN, of West Jeannette.
MRS. LEVI BAKER, of West Jeannette.
JOHN McGURKEY, aged 40, of West Je*n
GEORGE WILLIAMS, aged 85 of Jeannett*.
ALEX VICTOR, Jeannette.
MRS. NIGG AND FOUR CHILDREN, of West
are doubtful, one of whom Is a govern
The canal campaign ia now on in
earnest and the indications are that the
debate will be protracted and definite
action long delayed.
BOBBERY AND CONQUEST
Russian Paper Speaks of the United
States and the Philippines.
St. Petersburg, July 6.The Vestnik
Europy views with concern the fact that
the foreign press is again largely inimi
cal to Russia. "Even old friends like the
United States have lately displayed in
their press a hostility such as has hith
erto characterized England alone," says
this long-established and dignified re
view, which continues as follows:
Our policy in China scarcely Justified the re
proach which the American press is heaping
upon us. We suffered incomparably more from
the Chinese troubles than any of the other pow
ers, and nevertheless we have taken far less
thought of compensation and of the defense of
our interests in the future than others have.
Under the compulsion of events which we did
not foresee, or which we could not prevent, we
had to occupy Manchuria. Once we had entered
a Chinese province, we could not leave it until
order had been restored and the operation of our
railroad had been insured. When this had been
accomplished, we could sot make up our minds to
place the results ot pur efforts in jeopardy
again, so we kept deferring the evacuation of
the provoinces that we had occupied in order to
obtain from the Chinese government some guar
antees for the future. In this logical game of
circumstances, one can hardly find a treacher
ous policy of conquest which would properly oc
casion the dissatisfaction and the protests of
the interested powers.
All that we are reproached with in our deal
ings with Ohlna tare to a tar higher degree
characteristic of the English, and in part of other
nations also. We need here mention only the
conduct of the Americans in Cuba and. after the
Spanish war, but particularly their actions in
the Philippines. How quickly the civilized mis
sion of the emancipatoro degenerated here into
an open policy of robbery and conquest.
, London, July 6.The St, Petersburg
correspondent of the Standard telegraphs
that official circles there are nervous over
the situation in the far east, especially
Count Casslni's diplomatic methods.
The Russian ambassador at Washington
is accused of making too much of the pe
tition regarding the S&hinef massacre
and too olittle of the American polilcy in
the far east.
The Russian government, continues the
correspondent, would have looked with
equanimity on the presentation of the
Kishmeff petition, which binds nobody, if
in return an understanding could have
been reached respecting Russia's claims in
It is now feared that Russia will be
obliged to forego Count Lamsdorf's plans
concerning Manchuria and China which
depended on separating the United States
from Japan and Great Britain.
ACCIDENT TO A SLEEP WALKSR^
Speoial to The Jounal. """''
Marshalltown, Iowa, July 6.Mrs. Alex
ander .Dobbins, of State Center, while
waJking in her sleep Ml down stairs andI to the contrary, expects to return""toThe
crushed her skull. Mh - will probably I United States early in the fall to resume
| hJ duties as the czar's envoy.
Admiral Evans Soon Will Have an
Enormous Fighting Force at
American Ships and Men Now Are
Being Hurried Toward
Chinese Waters. ' '
Russia Has 50 Ships ThereEng
land and Japan Together,
Washington, July 6.The significance
of the gathering of American warships in
the Gulf of Pechlli becomes more appar
ent with the news that Russia has now no
less than fifty vessels, including an en
tirely new squadron, in that important
While the concentration of the Ameri
can naval contingent was due primarily
to the navy department's policy to keep
all naval divisions engaged in maneuvers,
r Herran treaty, while
three are against the measure and two **-
there can now be no doubt that this mo
bilization has a broader meaning that
speaks well for the foresight of those In
charge of preparing for and hostile con
To say that this government wants
trouble with Russia over Manchurian af
fairs would be far beyond the fact, but
the administration intends to take every
precaution to protect its far eastern inter
ests. Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, the
commander-in-chief of the American na
val force on the Asiatic station, has re
cently warned the navy department that
serious trouble is imminent in China. The
department has declined to make any
statement, but the impression was con
veyed that the anxiety of Admiral Evans
was with reference to internal uprisings
in the vicinity of Cauiton and did not ex
tend to a renewal of the danger of foreign
complications in the north.
More Ships for Fleet.
In addition to augmenting the Asiatic
fleet by the new battleship Wisconsin,
the department is sending to China the
flrst-class cruisers Albany, Cincinnati and
Raleigh, and significance may be found
also in orders for the armored cruiser New
Tork the cruiser Marblehead, and the
gunboat Bennington, under command of
Rear Admiral Glass to proceed to the
Aleutian islands, ostensibly for a summer
cruise. A glance at the map of the
North Pacific will show how surprisingly
short 1B the distance between the extreme
end of the Aleutian group and the Gulf
of Perchill. The advantage of having a
squadron in the Aleutians in the event of
international complications in China would
be very great indeed.
Admiral Evans has three separate
squadrons, two of them commanded by
Rear Admiral Philip H. Cooper and Yates
Stirling, and the third, the most formid
able, by himself. The squadron, really a
fleet now in the Gulf of Pechili, consists
of the battleships Kentucky, Wisconsin
and Monterey, the cruiser New Orleans,
the gunboats Annapolis, Don Juan de Aus
tria, Helena, Vicksburg, Wilmington and
Wompetuck, and will soon be augmented
by the cruisers Albany and Cincinnati,
now at Colombo, Ceylon, and the cruiser
Raleigh, now at Aden, Arabia, a total of
fifteen ships, five of them armored.
English and tlap Fleet.
The presence of more warships in the
Gulf of Pechili than ever before, even
during the Boxer troubles of 1900, gives
color jto war talk.
Of the warships now In the gulf there
are fifty Russian vessels,^ including a new
fleet under Admiral Stalkenberg, while
the English and Japanese have fully one
hundred warships along the coast of
Casslnl Leaves Washington.
Washington, July 6.Count Cassini, the
Russian embassador, attended a dinner
given in his honor by the embassy staff
at the Willard last night. He left Wash
ington this morning for New York, whence
he. will sail- on Tuesday on the Kro v
prlnz: Counut Casslnl,
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AGED PONTIFF IS AT
PORTALS O F DEATH
Pope's Condition Has Changed Little
Since Saturday But His Physicians
Agree End Is Near.
His Health Has Been Failing Steadily Ever Since the Last
Public Consistory, When His Feebleness Gave Rise to
Much Comment,Altho Accurate Intelligence of His Con-
dition Was Kept from thePublic for Political Reasons
A Profound Scholar, Learned Religionist and Skilled
Diplomat, Leo XIII. Prepares to Meet His Heavenly
Master Attended by the Veneration of all True Roman
Catholics, the Love of His Intimates and the Respect
and Esteem of Christians Generally.
Rome, July 6.The amelioration in the
pope's condition this morning was so
unnatural considering the gravity of his
illness that It was feared it was only
the last flickering of the vital flame.
During this brief interval the pope
resumed his habit of, commandant and
insisted on giving orders for the
preparation of the brief appointing Mon
signor Volponi, actually secretary of
letters to princes, as secretary of the
consistorial congregation, a post vacant
owing to the promotion of Monsignor
Nocelll to the cardlnalate. The import
ance of such an appointment, especially
at the present moment, is manifest when
it is considered that on the pope's death
the secretary of state ceases to exer
cise his funotions, which are assumed
immediately by the secretary of the con
In Vatican circles there seems to be
dissatisfaction because of the rumors in
circulation to the effect that those in
authority, instead of preventing the pope
from overtaxing his failing strength, have
for their own purposes urged him, con
trary to his physicians' advice, to fur
ther exertion. It has been hinted that
those who might be eligible candidates
for the chair of St. Peter, would not have
many regrets should the way be left open
without more delay and that, regardless
of the pontiff's feebleness, they worked
upon his harmless natural pride in the
vigor of his constitution and his vener
able age to encourage him to preside at
the two recent consistories as well as to
undertake numerous receptions of pll-
Who, as Cardinal Camerlingo, will be
practically pope pro tempore on the death
of Leo XIH., ?$tnd swill arrange for the
conclave to elect -his successor. He is an
ultra conservative and the only survivor
, qf th^ o$cjeye. tba elej#ed_ L^o XH&
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POPE LEO III.
Rome, July 6 The text.of the bulletin Issued this morning by, the pope's
physician is as follows:
Altho his holiness passed the night without sleep, he is not so uneasy as he
was yesterday. The pope has been benefited by the injection of digitalis and
camphor and the condition of his chest is normal. There is' a slight cough
with some catarrhal emissions. Enough nourishment has been taken. Pulse
is still weak, but not intermittent and the temperature is below normal. The
condition of the august patient, therefore, cannot be described as better, but
it certainly is no worse.
grims and other visitors to the eternal
city, notwithstanding the precarious con
dition of his health since the operation
of 1899, which had grown much worse
during the last few months. Under the
circumstances such insinuations are en
ergetically repudiated by those con
Only two bulletins regarding the pope's
health will be issued daily, the doctors
agreeing, that there. are not sufficient
changes in his condition to ohronicle them
The pope insists on staying up and
walking at intervals, saying that weak
ness 1B the worst part pf his Illness,
against which the remedy is activity.
2:45 p. m.The pope seemed somewhat
prostrated after an exciting morning and
is now enjoying much needed sleep.
God's Will Be Done.
"God's will be done. Who would have
believed it, when only ten days ago I
was presiding over a public consistory?"
feebly murmured Pope Leo as he felt him
self late last evening sinking into a sleep
which lasted about three hours, until ex
cruciating pain brought the dying pontiff
back to consciousness. He groaned and
complained of pains Oh both sides of tho
thorax. Tenderly Dr. Lapponi, assisted
by Pope Leo's valet, Piocentra, and the
physician's second assistant, De Castro.
lifted the frail form, and, changing the
position, succeeded in giving the patient
- Late last evening, after the excitement
of the ceremony of the last sacraments
was over, the pope seemed less restless,
partly soothed by the religious service and
partly by a dose of chloral, which was
given to him in considerable quantity.
The interior of the Vatican during the
early hours of the morning testifled to
the conviction that the passing of Pope
Leo was very near. The courtyard of St.
Damaso was filled with the carriages of
the cardinals. Cardinal Satolll drove to
Rome from Frascatl last evening. In the
Cortile were drawn up the carriages of the
cardinals and of many notables. Serv
ants and messengers were hurrying across
the court with the robes of the ecclesias
tical dignitaries who are waiting within
the palace. The antechambers of the
palace were ail thru the night thronged
with princes of the church, high noblemen
and members of the diplomatic corps.
Telegrams of inquiry were received from
several of the monarchs of Europe.
Cardinal Oregll di Santo Stefano, dean
of the sacred college, Camerlengo of the
holy Roman church and prefect of the
congregation of ceremonial, who. In the
event of a fatal issue will assume the
funotions of administration pending the
election of a new pontiff, has taken up
his quarters permanently in the Vatican.
He conferred with Cardinal Rampolia,
papal secretary of state, and Cardinal
Gottl, prefect of the congregation of the
propaganda Fide, laat evening, the last
named being mentioned as
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vthe likely suc
cessor to the papal chair.
Subsequently Cardinal Oreglla di Santo
Stefano was closeted with the pope and
it is reported that he received the key
of the safe containing the Vatican, ^mflf.