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Na 14,963. WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1901-TWELVE PAGES. TWO OENTS.
THE EVENING STAR. PUMUSMED DMUL. EXCEP Sft AY. S01m11ice, iMh Street ad Pes1164vab AM The Evening Star Newspaper CAmpany. & M. NauM . Prest. lew Tork Ofla. 126 Tribae Baldlag. Chcegs Offic: Boyce Bidbg, Tbe Evening Star 1. served to suberiber. i the city by carriers, on their own aceount, at 10 cents per week. or 44 cents per month. Copes at the counter 2 cents each. By mail-anyw re In the U.S. orobinada-postage prepaid-40 cents per month. Saturday Quintuple Sheet Star. 8I per year; with foreign postage added. .0. (Entered at the P,st Office at Washington, D. . as second-class mail matter.) lr7AH mail xubseriptions m t e paid in advaues. Rates of advertisiig made known an applicatiom. REVOLTS IN SPAIN Anti-Jesuit Demonstrations in Gra nada and Valencia. MARTIAL LAW IN LATER CITY Deputy Ibanez Headed the Demon stration Against the Prefect. )IS0DER LASTED ALL DAY CRANADA, February 11.-A large mob paradeId th-, streets here today. shouting "'Long live liberty,. "Down with the Jesu its." A crowd gathered around a convent and Ahots were fired from within. The .rowd incrased in size and the prefect, with a dchmnrtnt of gendarmes, repaired to the scene. The mob hooted them. The prefect tintred the convent. and when he emergedi he explained that the shots were fired by a couple of gendarme- within the convent, in order to attract assisttnce. They had not tired on the mob. The latter renewel its anti-J,-uit cries and attempted to break into the building, but gendarmes dispersed the rioters. The excitement still pr vails. Martial Law in Valencia. MADRID. February 11.-Martial law has betn declared in Valencia. VALEN('A. February IL-Deputy Iba nz h,aded the demonstration here yester da.y when the prefect's carriage was stoned. The mob threw petroleum on the m onastery of Canillez. but the gendarmes suvcceeded in preventing a conflagration. The disorder cntinued all day. A procession of the rosary did not leave the church, owing to the threatening atti ,ude of the crowd. UO NT CASERTA STAYS INDOORS. Senor Sagasta Not Surprised at Dem onstration Against fim. MADRID, February 11.-Count Caserta, father of Prince Charles of Bourbon, spent the afternoon yesterday in the grounds of the palace. The countess also did not leave the palace pre-incts. In an interview today Senor Sagasta, the liberal eader, said he disapproved of the noisy demonstrations, but reergnized that they were the outcome of the existing situ ation, which was aggrvated by the Ubau affair lie thought the presence of Count Caserta in Madrid was unnecessary, and that hi ougiht not to have come to the marriag-. as he might have foreseen that hi- prtsence would create trouble. Senor Sagasta severely cndemned the brutality of the p-lice, declaring that nq law au thorized the government to order the po lice to c!ub tho crowds, even though they raise subversive cries. The offenders ought to h- arrested, he said. "The government," addo Senor Faaista, -"h.pes the agitation will 'ease the day of th., wedd!ng, but I d..bt It.A.-arnival is often the occasion for 0is,rders. I am ast--nished that many poh-l 'i i< attaf-h imp -rtance to these Stiuts. It Is nimpossibl,. to foresee what the future has in store. We know how events t, cin. lut bit never know how they will Th4, Imparni. says a lieutenant and two r,nwere amng the persons arrested ye: r!.y. rh tietuttiant was itmmediately 1, n alid ch ers fir the army. lilts. 14A M URICK iN PIHISON Y ET. No Foeundution for the Humor of Her Reletose. i Nt'N. F-hr arv lI-The oficials of the :.n 4il,- say th-re is no flundation v.h t er f-r the reor: Ilit Mrs. Flrenco vr-k has ]0e-n pardned. 'I' 1'A 0, F ebruary I.-A sp.cial cable Sa: frtm L.nd -n to the C'hhcaga Record '0: A weli-:tthentaiets report reaches the R ''ri correspondent tottight to the (f feet that F'lor'ence T. Mamybrick wilt be re I -. Il frn rn Aylieshbury prisotn tomorriowv iM.wty)v. At the United States embassy ,. ih:ng is kno'wn about the matter and Am bas] in Chojate. when seen at his residence tnight, dleiilined either to deity or confirm the rumori. Ever sitirc' harles Th'omson Rtitehie, the new him., -'ecretary, came into office last Novembier effirts to secure the release of Mrs. M1aybictk hav e bee:n -active andi have cont umed up to within a very few cays ago. Th" eiforts of Ambaes,-ador l'hiate. although inad e inf!ortmallty. hav e been unceasing. Wh.n 31rs. Mayblrn-k was alik wed the privi. g- of s, '-ing her New York lawyer, ('ark.' iM.i. l.ast summner, that gentleman told the Rt.-,rd correspondeitt thtat the chatns for hl' cllent's releasi' were more ft,' rablI' then they had bieen at anty time 0.larin:g ther twlv,- v years' irlarc-rationi. The' authoir:ti.s tnny-rsant wahl the at tapsti s, ure th" famous prisoner's free it >m as rt that if at last sh, is to lie given her libertye this may bt regaril ais duei to the ifu a'e oit-f King Edward and may he interpretedt ats a ta'ken of appreciation of Americ-an synmpathy over the death of An ottirinl of the Unaitedl State.s embassy sa id to a riepre sentative of the Associated Press: ''It li tot tn,wd. the home office denial to prover thei ab's' ;utt b,aselessness of the May brick story. We would beo the first to be no mitid if a 'y such action. or proposed a -tion. 'n th- part of the British gov'ern ment . Not a single fact has arisen to give the sligh:test juistlficatio)n for the story or to miake' the. release oif Mrs Maybrick more probable t harn hteretofore."' WET WEATHER IN ARlizONA. C'onditiona Like Thoae Which Oc enrred Ten Years Ag. PHOENIX, Ariz., February 11.- Wet' weath r c-ontiin's all oveir Arizona. Two weeks of ra:n.'and sntow make the most protracted we-t period In years. Snow is fallIng all over northern Ariz..na to a great i'r ii,p:h than ever was known and there has~ been a gentle but ste:ady rain over the c-en t al andi s uthbern Itarts of the territory. All streams aire swttllien andi coniditions are simlilar to those' preceding the great floods of ten years agoi. NEW~ ALLIANCE P'ROPOSED. France. Rossia. Anaerica and Japan Against the Anglo-Gernaan. ST, P'ETERtS-tIltd, February 11.-The It urre Gazel te, ini adivocating an alliance betweeni France. Russ:a, America andi .a pan,. toi off'et the Anglo-hierman alliance, whf-h a l"'rtion of the press persists in be l:eving real, says the other three powers dould a.'tept Russia's leadership and make pt-ace with Ch!na without delay, regardle'ss of the Anglo-Germans. IIIPROVEMENTS AT MANILA. Bildn to Be Advertised for Whar'veu and Breakwater in the Hlarker. MANhILA, February 11.-Bids will be ad vet tised for in a few days for harbor hla provements at Manila, for which $l.l,o of insular funds has been appropriated. The improvemsents will consist casseOr in an extension of the br'eakwater, which the Spaniards had nearip eeopieted and d Se, inside, to a deth of thirty feet. ar raghilm I. in ca.-, o the-wo. planned. Ultimately government wharves will eliminate the use of cascoes between the shore and the distant anchorages of ships. The American forces have captured since September eighteen cannon, 1,84) rifles. thousands of bolos and 90,00W cartridges. Besides this, 700 rifles have been surren dered. The orders of Insurgeit offices will no longer be considered to mitigate crimes. ADDITIONAL REGIMENTS. Locations Designated for Their As sembling and Equipment. Orders were prepared at the War Depart ment today for the organization, assem bling and equipment of the ten additional regiments authorized by the army reorgani zation law. According to these orders the new caval ry and infantry regiments will be designat ed and located as follows: 11th Cavalry-Headquarters, Fort Myer, Va.; 12th Cavalry-Headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; 13th Cavalry-Head quarters, Fort Meade, S. D.; 14th Cavalry Headquarters. Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; 15th Cavalry - Headquarters, Presidio of San Francisco; 2th Infantry Headquarters, Fort McPherson, Ga.; 27th Infantry - Headquarters, Platts burg barracks, N. Y.; 28th Infantry Headquarters. Vancouver barracks. Wash ington; 29th Infantry-Headquarters. Fort Sheridan. Ill.; 30th Infantry-Headquarters, Fort Logan. Col. The first battalions of the 20th and 27th Infantry have been already organized at San Francisco, and will be sent to Manila on the Sheridan, which sails on the 16th instant. - As the other regiments are organized, equipped and drilled, they will be forward ed by battalions to San Francisco for transportation to the Philippines. The designations of the new regiments are in continuation of the numerical sys tem of the existing army. The field and regimental officers for each of the new regiments have been chosen, and will be officially announced in a few days. There may be a slight delay in the assignments of the commanding officers in view of the failure of the Senate to act upon the nominations sent in early last week. Similar arrangements are being made for the immediate organization of the batteries of light artillery provided for under the new law. MEDALS AND PENSIONS. Recommendations of the Naval Board on Recognition for Valor. The naval board appointed to consider the best method of recognizing the meritorious services of certain officers and men who participated in the recent naval operations, has submitted its report to the Secretary of the Navy. The board recommends a sys tem of medals as rewards for distinguished and meritorious service. Four such medals are suggested, to be known respectively as the Medal of the Republic, the Paul Jones medal, the Farragut medal and the Cam paign medal. The Medal of the Republic is designed for cases of the highest merit. It will be awarded only to the commander-in-chief of a fleet or squadron, who gains a decisive victory over a fleet or squadron of the en emy equal or superior in strength. It is said at the department that Admiral Dewey and Rear Admiral Sampson are the only of ileers eligible for such a medal by reason of services with the war with Spain. This medal carries with it an increase of pay of 33 1-3 per cent, and upon the death of the recipient his widow will draw a pen -in equal to his active pay until his chil dren reach the age of twenty-one years. The Paul Jones medal can be awarded only to an offler contributing in special manner to a decisive victory over an ene my. Twenty-five per cent increase of pay will aceompany this medal. The Farragut medal can be awarded only to an officer or enlisted man distinguished by eminent conduct in action, such as res cuing a wounded man under fire, etc. A small penion will be given with this medal. The Campaign medal will be awarded to officers and miten participating in a cam paign. A'MENDMENTS TO NAVAL BILL. Senate Adopts Several - Academy Course of Six Years Favored. The result of a three hours' discussion in the Senate Saturday afternoon of the com mittee amendr.ent striking out from the t:aval appropriation bill the clause which roduces the coute of study at the Naval Academy from six to four years was a vote of 44) to 12 sustaining the committee's proposition to continue the six years' course and not to graduate the three high classes at the academy at this time. Amendments authorizing the President to fi!! vacancies in the grade of ensign by ap peintment from among boatswains, gunners or warrant machinists, not exceeding six in any one year, and to appoint to the Na val Academy not exceeding three of the acting cadets who served with credit dur ing the Spanish war, were adopted; also the amendment inereasing from five to ten the nmber of cade'ts to appointed to the Naval Academy each year by the President, an.d striking out the House provision for the increase of the navy by authorizing the construction of two unsheathed, sea-going ~battle ships and two unsheathed armored cruisers, and inserting in lieu of it an ex tended provision referring the whole mat ter of the construction of the proposed ves sels to the Secretary of the Navy, with in structions to prepare plans and specifica tions for the vessels and submit them to Congress next December, together with a report upon all controverted questions. REGIMENTAL HISTORIES. Records of Volunteers in Philippines to He Prepared on Journeys Home. In order to obtain a complete account of the services of the votunteer regiments in the Philippine Islands, the Secretary of War recently Instructed the commanding offiers of each returning regiment to pre pare, while his conmmand is en route to the United States, a succinct history of its ser vices, giving dates and places of battles and engagements in which his regiment, or a part of it. was engaged, the numnber killed and wounded, and other detailed data concern ing its operations in the Philippine cam paign. These reports are to be transmitted to Adjutant General Corbin. and are called for in order to obtain satisfactory informa tion concerning the volunteer regiment's services before they are mustered out on their arrival in the United States. THE ASPHALT WAR. Additional Eort to Make This Gov ernment Take Active Part. Mr. Delancy Nichol and Mr. Lindsay, New York attorneys, representing the New York and Blermudes Asphalt Company, spent half an hour today arguing before Secretary Hay in favor of active support by the United States government of that company's contentions in the controversy over the two asphalt concessions. The Department of'State knows nothing officially of the reported organization by the New York company of a military force in this country to protect its own interets in Veneuela. With the latter eeompamr the United States .h on friendly term and it could not allow our teritry to be asae the base of operatlom. a V n==nh it it should be. iheltmed te, the dsspmes.t .that theme were of -beetRa' lstem. Mut i the -V --- wgvrn..at does neta coiat a= -*the-epartlme ed areas 'eion rofueret ke. t~ o wtmpemet any action wDI he taken beret SHOT BY HER LOVER Tragic Death of Miss Cook at Win sted, Con, IMRDERER THEN SHOOTS HIMSEIJ Three Shots From His Revolvei Fail to Kill Him. OUTCOME OF JEALOUSY WINSTED, Conn., February 11--Misi Winifrede Cook, aged twenty-three. q teacher in the W. L. Gilbert Home for Chil dren, was shot and Instantly killed In thE home today by her suitor, John T. Hayes formerly lieutenant In Company 1, 4th Reg iment, C. N. G. Lieut. Hayes afterwarl turned his revolver upon himself. inflicting three bullet wounds in his forehead. Hi, certdition Is serious. but there is a chanc( of his recovery. Jealously is supposed t, have been the cause for the act. Were Formerly Engaged. Miss Cook and Lieut. Hayes were for m rly engaged to be married, but the en gagement was broken off by the young woman some time ago. Since then, how ever, it is said that Hayes has persisted -ii his attentions. This morning the two were standing or Williams avenue, when a carpknter, Sam uel Parsons. who was driving past in a sleigh, was hailed by the young woman, who cried, "Take me up to the house, %Ill ycu: I want to get away from this fellow." When she stepped into the sleigh Haye! followed and seated himself be.ide her. She told Mr. Parsons that Hayes had a pistol, but the carpenter paid little attention to that or to conversation which he says passed between the man and wmam Ar ri%rd at the home, Miss Cook jumped out sobbing. and ran Into tlie building, follow-c by Hayes. They passed along a corriflor and into a sewing room where Miss Eunice Hyde was seated. Miss Iyrle says HIayes had hold of Miss Cook's golf epe, and as she turned half around lie placed a revolver to her temple and fired. Miss Cook fell, dying instantly. Miss Ilde ran from the rotm, calling for help. and during her ab sence Hayes shot himself three times in the head. When Frank Case, who had re sponded to the alarm, entered the room, he found Haves kneeling by the side of the dead woman, with blood streaming from his wounds. According to an Agreement. "This was according to an agreement v.e niade whf n we were engaged,' said Hayes, as he saw Case. He was afterward re rr oved to a hospital. Miss Cook was the daughter of George L. Cook, a prominent citizen, and for six nionths had been a teacher in the Gilber1 heme. Lieut. Hayes has been employed by the William F. Gilbert Clock Company. lie is twenty-three years old. SURREY 4TRUCK BY TRAIN. All the Occupants More or Les Serl ounly Injured. PITT.'1URG. February 1LI-An extra freight train on the Sewickley branch of the Pennsylvania railroad today struck a surrey occupied by Farmer William Max well and his family. Mr. Maxwell and daughter Mary were dangerously injured and may die. His wife and laughter Han nah were badly cut and bruised, but will recover. The accident was caused by the whiffletree breaking and the surrey back mig down on to the railroad track. I I FRANCE CAN STAND ALONE. Shari) Retort of M. Cambon to Kaiser William. PARIS. February 11.-The Gaulois today says that at the obsequies of Queen Victor la, during the reception at Windsor, Em peror William perceived near him a group consisting of M. Pierre Paul Cambon, French-ambassador to Great Britain; Vice Admiral Bilenalme, the head of the French delegation attending the funeral and, Gen eral Dubois. Addressing M. Cambon cordially, his maj; esty said: "Well. M. Cambon, are not coming to greet me?" and as the latter approached, the emperor added: "I wish it to be well known that I love France very much and shall never allow her to be touched." "Sire," replied M. Cambon. "I thank your majesty for what you have been good enough to say. France is a peaceful coun try, but if ever she Is attacked she is cap able of defending herself quite alone.". TAX ON BANK CAPITAL. Senator Aldrieb Writes a Letter to the Anmerican Association. Senator Aldrich today sent a dispatch to Mr. A. B. Hepburn. chairman of the Amer ican Association of Bankers. Chase Nation al Bank, New York city, as follows: "Am receiving a large number of letters from banks and bankers throughout the country, sent in response to request issued by your secretary, demanding that the tax on bank capital shall be entirely removed. The House retained the entire tax and the Senate has reduced it one-half. No action is possible in conference except to agree to either the House or Senate provision or adopt some compromise between t'he two. .I hope ibis statemnent will save the members of your association and the mem17ers of the finance committee much unnecessary corre spondence." Condition of the MePherson. quartermaster General L.udington has re ceived a telegram from Quartermaster Ba ker, In charge, of the transport McPherson, aground near Malanzas, saying that the water In the vessel has been reduced eight feet, and that the cargo is being jettisoned as fast as it can be uncovered. Maj. Ba,ker says that If the present favoraible weather conditions continue he has fair hopes of saving the vessel. Up to 12 o'clock no news had been re ceived at the War Department regarding the reported grounding of the transport R-awlins in the harbor of Santiago near the wreck of the U. S. collier Merrimac. Twrenty-Seventh Leaves Mantia. Gen. MacArthur cables from Manila that the transport Buford sailed yesterday for home with twenty-eight officers and 853 enlisted men of the 27th Infantry. Volun teers. Return of Secretary Hay. Secretary Hay returned to his desk at the State Department this morning, after a few days' rest at one of the Virginia health re sorts. U,@gOO fea' the Fise.. Bna=ter Deqp toMy wmgptetr them, ==t=te% on npngstIneh= a, b6IpW,ga lng $600 for the Duggleps-A IEPo an S - e LYNCHING AT PARIS, KY. NEGRO WHO ASOAULTED A WHITE WOMAN HANGED. Jailer Was Overpowered and His Keys Taken-Victim Made No Statement. PARIS, Ky., February 11.-George Carter, a negro, who was In jail here, charged with having assaulted Mrs. W. E. Board about thre2 weeks ago, was lynched by a mob early this morning. Shortly after 2 o'clock about thirty determined men appeared at the jail door and demanded admittance bf Jailer Kiser. Ie refused, and the door was burst open. The jailer was ovetpowered in an instant, the keys secured an4 in less than five min utes Carter was in the hands of the mob. He refused to make a statement. It was only the work of a minute to place a rope around his neck and he was thea half dragged to the entrance of the court house. The rope was then thrown over the iron arch leadling to the entrance, and while sev eral pulled on the rope others lifted his body. He died of strangulation. The mob then quietly dispersed. During the whole affair there was not a loud Word spoken. Scarce ly any one in town, outside of the immedi ate participant:F. kn1,W that the lynching was to occur. The electric lights had pre viously been extinguished and the town was in total darkness. Before the men dispersed th?y pinned a card on the body, bearing this inscription: "'This will be the fate of all negroes who assault white women." The other occupants-of the jail, who are all colored, were greatly frightened, and their cries and moanings could be heard for several blocks. Half an hour after the lynching occurred the streets were deserted and the lifeless body of the negro was swaying in the wind. The crime with which Carter was charged was a most atrocious one. Mrs. Board, who is the wife of W. E. Board. bookkeeper at the Deposit Bank, in this city, was on her way home about 6 o'clock in the even ing with her little son. when she was as saulted by a negro. Her cries and those of her son attrawted the attention of some men, but the ass:ilant escaped. Constant efforts were made by the po lice to detect the negro. but without avail until last week, when Bessie Smoot of Rucktrville caused a warrant to be issued for George carter, her bimther-in-law, on a charge of assault. A photograph was secured of him, which, it is said, Mrs. Board ideatified as that of her assailant, and at the county jail her little son also identified him. STEEL ON TEE FREE LIST. Refolutlon to Amend Dingley Act Aimed at New Trumt. Representative Babcock of Wisconsin, a republican member of the House committee on ways and means and .hairman of the republican congressional committee, intro duced a bill in the House:this afternoon to repeal all those sections of the Dingley tar iff act imposing tariff duties upon steel bil lets, rails, iron, wire, nails. car wheels, &c., and placing those articles upon the free list. I . I Mr. Babcock qaid in explaining his bill that it was aimed at those articles manu facture.1 by the new steel trust which has just been organize-d. This, he said, was the most colossal industrial combination that the world has ever known. This organiza tion was formid to prevent competition in trade and to regulate prices. "I believe," said Mr. Babcock. "that this bill will go through the committee on ways ai,d means flying, If the conlmittee has a meeting and takes it up. It is only by such a bill that Congress can at this time do anything to regulate this gigantic trust." The items included in the repealing bill are found in schedule C of the Dingley act, and, as stated, comprise the principal ar ticles of manufacture in the iron and steel trade. UNNECESSARY ALARM. No Reason for Apprehension Over the Safety of the Topeka. The officers of the navigation bureau in the Navy Departfient are indignant at the circulation of a report that the training ship Topeka is greatly overdue. As a mat ter of fact, the Topeka, they say, is only sixteen days out from Cape Verde Islands on her way to Barbadoes. She is not a fast boat at best, and is now on a training cruise, involving slow progress and fre qrent stops for practice. She took seventeen lays to make the run across from Tompkinsville to the Azores, a distance several hundred miles less than the run from Cape Xerde to Barbadoes, so that it cannot be said that she is even yet due. The Topeka originalty intended to go directly from Madeira to Barbadoes, but with a view to striking the -trade winds, she went to Cape Verde before starting across the Atlantic. This course took her far south of the storm belt of this season, and she probably escaped the severe blows en countered by some of the army transports and mnerchant 'steamers north of Cuba. The navigation bureau has been obliged to answer many private telegrams to set at rest the apprehension excited as to the Topeka's safety, taking the line above stated. I I .THE SPOONER, RESOLUTION. It Will Be OEered as an Amaendment to the Aruay BIlI., The Senate comniitte on the Philippines today authorized Senator Lodge to report the Spooner amnenanent Introduced Friday concerning the gov.isment of the Philip pine Islands as an as nneent to the army appropriation bill. Oge sWht verbal amend ment was made. As tM amendment was introduced It prouidl ethat all military, civil and judicial .pel'ra necessary to gov ern the islands shM be ,ested in such per sons as shall be med by the President, etc. The" word "jugieta" was stricken out because it was theaojdinm of the commit tee that all'judiclah fn|gutions are embraced In the civil adminrtI,n The democrats on the committee zme o opposition to the reporting of:the nr~4ant. The provision will next be conseed by the commnittee on military affairs. THE A31WTTRSST DILL. Probabilties fe Report at the Present, oSesj geem Remote. The anti-trust bkl wra again under con sideration by the Senate judiciary commit tee-today, but no progress was made toward securing a report.'Some of the members of" the committee expreed the opinion after the close of the~ muRting that no report would be mae dtnip the lpresent session of Congrs.. The ij a' It .passed the Hoube is.matato*aetrto thme repu, lican senatorg iior a ti ,opposition. T@e latter eletfentsNas reposed -that thie bIW hep it 10u04 the. N*mse dits de parere the Sen AT THE WHITE HOUSE Conference Over Three Army Nomi nation& PRESIDENT BEIERES IN GEN. WOOD Congratulations on Queen Wil helmina's Marriage. CUBAN COMMISSIONERS The longest and most important confer ence at the White House today is said to have been In reference to the opposition to the nominations of Gens. Wood and Grant and Capt. Bell as brigadier generals. Sena tor Hawley, chairman of the Senate mili tary affairs committee, and Col. Carter of Adjutant General Corbin's office were with the President for more than half an hour. At the conclusion of the conference Senator Hawley said that the matter was wholly confidential, and that he was merely "try ing to pour.oil on the troubled waters." To meet the charges that Gen. Wood had never seen any active service prior to the Spanish war it is understood that Col. Carter has prepared a copy of Gen. Wood's record. This will be used if necessary. Soon after this conference Secretary Root went to the White House, and, after introducing a Cu ban camrisszon, remained for a talk with the President. First Real OJpoXltifn. 'Wha' will be the outcome of the fight on these nomiath.,.s. e.pecially on that of General Wood. is not now known. This is the first time the l'resident ha:- encountered any apparently serious opposition since the beginning of his adminisLration. He has worked in perfevt harmony witi the Senate in all nominations, both in those in which he was personally interez!d and in those in v.hich he merely had an offic1al or party intercst. In the cases of the very few nominations that were defeated by lack of action or otherwise the Presid'nt has not attempted to make an issue with the Sen ate. lie has yielded without a thought of ill feeling. It is generally recognized, how ever, that in the nomination of General Wood the President feels a deep personal inttrest. such a feeling as might possibly induct him to make an issue if forced to do so. Ills selections of General Wood for various high positions have all proved most satisfactory and have shown -him that his confidence was not misplaced or his judgment in error. Wood' Services Should Be Rewarded. He believes that General Wood's brilliant services should be most substantially re warded. Many senators have expressed the same opinion, and in uptown circles there is a strong belief that the opposition to General Wood is not so extensive as sup posed. le is said to have in the Senate many warm admirers, who think he has not been rewarded any more than he de served. Backed by these ardent support ers and by the President, there is naturally much doubt whether the disposition will be to lessen the honors that have been be stowed. The President may decide later to place, the three names at the foot of the list of brigadier genelrals, but no one now believes that he would withdraw General Wood's name from the list. Secretary Root introduced to the Presi dent the five members of the commission that has conic on here from Cuba to discuss economic affairs with the officials of the ad ministration. They are Louis V. Place, L. V. de Abad, Domingo Villamil, Alberto Broch and 0. E. Davis. A Message of Congratulation. The President sent the following telegram' to Queen Wilhelmina congratulating her upon her marriage: "Her Majesty Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands, Sgranvenhage: "I pray your majesty to accept the shi cere congratulations I offer for myself and my countrymen upon the auspicious occa sion of your majesty's marriage. (Signed) "WILLIAM McKINLEY." Queen Wilhelmina sent the following re ply: "President of the United States, Washing ton: "I offer your excellency and the people of the United States iry most sincere thanks for the warm congratulations offered me upon the occasion of my marriage. I ap preciate your good wishes very highly. (Signed) "WILHELMINA." The Army Appointments. The President reiterated to callers today his intention to make army appointments from two classes-first, those who are serv ing in the present army, and those who served in the Spanish war. Attempt is fre quently made to secure appointments for young men who did not serve In the Span ish w~ar. Senator Kyle -had a talk with the Presi dent today regarding the work of the in dustrial commission, He says the commis sion will finish Its hearings in June next and will be ready to submit its formal report to Congress in December. Representative B3oreing of Kentucky talked with the President in favor of the nomination of Judge J. H. Tinsley for dis trict attorney of the new federal district that has been created in Kentucky. Gen. F. V. Green, grand marshal of the inaugural parade, and A. Noel Blakeman, chief of staff, had a conference with Secre tary Cortelyou today regarding details of the'inaugural parade. The President will give a dinner to mem bers of the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday, February 19. Presidential Nominations. The President today sent to the Senate the nominations of James H. Wilson of Delaware and Fltzhugh Lee of Virginia, now brigadier generals of volunteers, to be brigadier generals in the regular army. NOMINATIONS OF JJNIORS. Names of Army Odleers of Minor - Grades to Be Shortly Announced. The nominations of the many junior of ficers of the army under the reorganization act will, it is said at the War Department, probably be submitted to the Senate at the end of the present week. Although the Va cancies to be filled number many hundreds, yet it Is declared that the applications are in the ratio of at least ten to one compared with the positions. It was seen as soon as the bill passed that there was to be tremendous pressure for places. To avoli passing over mern torious cases withoWt due consideration, it was determined by the department officials to allow about two weeks' time for the re ceipt of applications *nd fto their com parison. That time will elae with the close of the present week, and It 1s said that the completed lists will be ready im mediately after. The department hea found. it necessry to ask for some corrective legislature jn conniection- with the asmy- reorgamikatnen act. This ean, be aeceL by the.attach. at- of a few paragsspbe aw a, -mwQw" tp on, of the aprop,fatta Wik and maa .1mafa bare altasdgbseg m$ide iid t soneeapropsatinenyn.ge." tha dovbt as to whether the act does not in terms limit appointments to the commis sary and quartermaster department to vol unteer officers who have already held com missions,in those particular branches of the service, so this additional legislation is sot ght. MRS. MAYBRICK'S CASE. State Department Knows Nothing of Intention to Pardon Her. The State Department has not been ad vised of the reported intention of the Brit ish government to parlon Mrs. Florence Maybrick, the American,woman, imprison ed in England on a charge of poisoning her husband. It is said, however, that Mr. Choate lhs lost no opportunity at all proper times to work toward that end, and it is understood that his efforts have been par ticularly energetic of late. Of course these must be unofficial, for It would not be per missible for the case to be made the sub ject of formal exchanges. Secretary Hay. while ambassador to London. did all that he could in Mrs. Maybrick's behalf, and what Mr. Choate is now doing is simply in continuation of that movement. OMNIBUS CLAIMS BILL. It Contain a Pi-ovision for Four Ad ditional Judges. Senator Warren today reported- from the committee on claims an omnibus claims bill. It aggregates V2,989,00, for which there are 775 claimants. The claims include: Under the Bowman act, $902.95); French spoilation claims, $479,718; Selfridge board findings, $809,133; state claims, $477,894. The membership of the Court of Claims is increased from five to nine. Legitimate Wife to Receive Indem nity. The State Departnwent has decided In favor of the American wife of Marcus Ez zegui as the rightful possessor of the $35,000 indemnity which the government of Mo rocco is to pay on account of the killing of Ezzeg,i by a mob in Fez. This claimant produced full proof of her marriage, while the woman who was with Ezzegul in Mo rocco up to the time of his death was un able to establish the legitimacy of her claim as a wife. The money has not yet been received at the State Department, but It is said that there is no doubt that it will be forthcoming. INDIAN DEPREDATIONS. Tribes Not Responsible for Work of Organized Bands. The United States Supreme Court today dccided two cases involving the question of the responsibility of an entire tribe of In dians for depredations committed by or ganized bands composed of members of the tribe, holding that in such cases there is no liability. One of these cases was that of Montoya, and involved responsibility for the operations of Victorio's band of Apaches, and the other that of Connors. invelving the depredation of Dull Knife's band of Cheyennes, both occurring fifteen or twenty years ago, the first in New Mexi co and the others in Kansas and Nebraska. The opinion was handed down by Justice Brown, and held that as the bands in both cases were strong erough to break away from their respective tribes and to defy the United States government as they did, the tribes as a whole could not in equity be held responsible for their misdeeds. TO PREVENT tSURY. Bill to Prohibit Illegal Interest Charges in the District. A bil to prevent usury in the District of Columbia has been introduced in the Senate by Mr. Kyle by requ(st. It provides that the taking of interest in excess of what is allowed by law is a misdemeanor punish able by a fine of not l-ss Ilhan $.' nor more than $Z0o or by imlirisnment. w e-- - TREATY RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS. Solicitor General Richards Files Sup plemental Brief in Insular Case". Solicitor General Richards, in behalf or the government, today filed in the United States Supreme Court a supplemental briet in the insular cases, reviewing some of the points raised by opposing counsel which had not hitherto been covered by the govern ment. One of the questions discussed is that as to when a treaty takcs effect. Mr. Carlisle insisted that the transfer or sovereignty under the decisions of this court takes place in the case of conquered terri tory at the date of the conquest, and in the case of territory ceded after purchase at the date of the treaty. Replying, Mr. Richards says while it Is true a treaty is considered binding from date of its signature, a different rule pre vails where the treaty operates on individ ual r:ghts. He concludes: "As the individ ual citizen, on whose-rights of property it operates, has no means of knowing any thing of It while before the Senate it would be wrong in principle to hold him bound by it as the law of the land until it was ratified and proclaimed. And to construe the law so as to make the ratification ot the treaty relate back to its signing, there by divesting a title already vested, would be manifestly unjust and cannot be sanc tioned." HAS ISSUED NO ORDER. What Col. Bingham Says About Amateur Photographer. Col. Bingham, in charge of the public buildings and grounds, said this afternoon to a Star reporter, that he had not issued any order prohibiting amateur pho tographers from taking pictures of public buildings, statues. etc., and he had no idea how the impression got abroad that such or der had been issued. DISTRICT BUSINESS IGNORED. Chairman Babcock Thinks ProsIpects for Another Day Are Poor. This was to have been District day in the House, and the Bistrict committee, with a heavy calendar of business, waited patiently all the afternoon for an opportu nity to get in. but the consideration of the war tax reduction bill and the diplomatic appropriation bill prevented. Chairman Babcock stated that he would endeavor to secure a day before the session draws to a close, although he considers the prospects very uncertain on account of the pressure of public business having the right of way. Seaa'ehiights for Coast Defenses. Gen. Wilson, chief of engineers, has, as a result of the recent naval maneuvers off Newport, R. I., noted the advisability of the use of searchlights in the coast defense service, and has recommended that each battery stationed on the coaat be furnished with a searchlight .outfit. These lights would undoubtedly be of,great value in time of war. in keeping tne enemy's fleet under surveillance at night. Coming Home on Leave. It is 'said at the State Department that Lloyd Griscolm, United Ptates secretary of lesation and charge at Constantiziople, has no. eta5Ne hbt Is'coging hgmg on the usumi leave of abene to whioh be .is en titled. The appoitament of Mr. TLiubnmm. ~s aiIster .to Turhey maks,po.ible' Mr. trwss's n marMan -wm~I m~osea Better a three-line ad vertisement where honest circulation is. than a page where it abideth not. LIVELY DISCUSSIONS Subsidy Bill Occasions Interchanges in the Senate. NAVAL APPROPRIATION BILL PASSED Representatives Attack Senate's Action on War Revenue Measure. I NUMEROUS PROTESTS When the Senate convened today at 31 o'clock Mr. Turley (Tenn.) presented the credentials of his successor. Edward W. Carmack, elected a senator for a term of aix years. beginning March 4, 1901. Mr. Teller (Col.) presented the credentials of Thomas M. Patterson, elected a senator from Colorado for the term of six years be ginning March 4, 1901. The credentials of both senators-elect were filed. A bill providing for an additional district judge In the northern district of Illinois was passed. The naval appropriation bill was then taken up. Mr. Tillman (S. C.) had expected to dis cuss the armor plate quiestlon, which was before the Senate wh3n the bill was laid aside on Saturday. He said he desired to present evidence which would show the bad faith with which th, Carnegie and Bethle hem companies had treated the government. The companies had said positively they were unable to make Krupp armor for less than $545 per ton, yet they had entered into con tract for armor at a lower price. He would be satisfied, he said, if the chairman of the naval affairs committee. Mr. Hale, would corroborate what h said. Mr. Hale replied that there was no ques tion about the accuracy of Mr. Tillman's statement. Mr. Pettigrew said that when a member of one of the armor concerns was before the appropriations committee lie adnited that the Carnegie and lBtthlehemu companies had an agreement to bid the same sul for the armor. Mr. Tillman declared that the high price named in the contract for armor was fixed as an inducement to the Carnegie anti Beth lehem companies to makc a large contribu tion to the republican campaign fund. After some brief remarks by Mr. Butler anti Mr. Teller the bill was passed without dIvision. SubNidy Hill Taken Up. Mr. Hanna then moved to take up the ship subsidy bill. Mr. Jones (Ark.o de manded the yeas andI nays. The motion prevailed by a vote 4if 33 to 14. Mr. Caffery tLa.) oildress:ed the Senate In opposition to the subsidy meastire. Its title, he said, furnished the hope that some great public purpose was to be subserved by the enactment of the bill. No one could doubt that "to promote the commerce anti increase the foreign trade of the Vnited States and to provide auxiliary cruisers. transports and seamen for govtrnment use" was a great public purpose: but a care ful inspection of the bill indicated that thk purpose of the measure was other than that set out. It was for the pirpose of "*turn!sn ing a gratuity, a dsnati-in. a ',ibsidy to cer ta7n steamship lines now in existence anit to others whici may cone Into existi nce !t the bili should becomo a law. He believed. however. that no new tines would spring in x!stenme. as the entire sub.idy would b.. absorbed by tht- present lines. Mr. Caffery maintain'l that the , intract arrangement pin -"l by the bill was un constitutional. i-e anal.vzcd the n,asure carefully antl exliaustively, dwellin1g patie ularly upon i. large t, anount oil subsily which under it4 Ir.s.fn would b- re-eivea by the high sieed hilps. Mr. Hanna Not Consulted. Mr. Aldrich. luterrupting Mr. Caffery, di rected his attention to a proposed amend ment as to new ships, giving subsidies to vessels already contracted for. Mr. Caffery retorted that L.he bill could not be patched up by amendments. He be lieved the only remedy for it was to destroy it-"to cut off its tali right back of its ears." He auked Mr. Aldrich if the sena tor from Ohio (Mr. li:anna) had been con suited as to the proposed amendments. Mr. Aldrich replied that he had not, and Mr. Caffery then remarked sarcastically that he hadl supposed Mr. Hlanna was the consulting engineer of the piending bill. Mr. Caffery assertoed there was nothing in the pending bill that would be of advan tage to American seamen. Would Meet F"oreigu Comnpetition. lMr. Hanna interposed to say that one of the object. subserved by the bill would be the increased numbed of places afforded to seamen upon American vessels. Hie pointed out that the wages paid by vessels under the American flag were just about twice as large as those paid under any other flag, and under the provisions of this bill Ameri can ship owners would be able to pay such wages and at the same time meet foreign empetition In the carrying trade. "By actual count," Interjected Mr. Jones (Ark.), "there are just ten republican sena tors in the chamber. I suggest the ab sence of a quorum." Mr. Hanna: "How many democrats are here?" Mr. Bacon (Ga.): "We don't need instrtue tions." Mr. Tillman (S.C.): "We've got thirteen senators present" Mr. Hanna: "That's an unlucky number." The roll call disclosed the presence of fifty-six senators. Antagonlised With Anti-Trust Bill. Mr. Jones (Ark.) thought there must be some good re'ason for "the manifest indif ference" of so large a part of tile reputyli can senators to this bill. In his opinion, thg reason was that no idea prevailed that in the seventeen days of the session remain ing the bill-a Senate measure which would have to be passed by the House to become a law-could be disposed of, He regarded it as "absurd" that anfP thought of passing the measure at this session should be enter tained. He then moved that the judiciary committee be discharged from consideration of the anti-trust bill passed by the House and that the Senate proceed to its consider ation. Pending that motion Mr. Wolcott (Col.) maid he felt it his duty to say in reply to Mr. Jones' statement that at this time in the session many senators were obliged to absent themselves from the Senate chain ber, In order to attend to important comn mittee work. Their absence did not at all Indicate an indifference as to the shipping bill. Upon objection by Mr. Chandler the mo tion of Mr. Jones under the rules went over 4 until tomorrow, the Arkansas senator giv ing notice that he would press it at that time if he. could do so without antagonis ing the appropriation bills. Mr. Platt (Conn.) explained that the judi ciary committee for several days had had the anti-trust bill under consideration, and be protested that the committee should not, be dmshnOged ammmaa'l .freom its week usesit. Ma. Jeuse a PsesUm.es Duraag aM. 5pate spesek the senate -a esfle4 qweJm ata te pqoemmw* qe~