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i THE EVENING STAR.
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PANAMA'S OBLIGATION FOREIGN BONDHOLDERS PLACE IT 1 AT ONE-THIRD. Netherlands Asked Not to Recognize New Republic Until Under standing is Reached. LONDON. November IS).?The council of ' foreign bondholders has received a com munication from Amsterdam saying that the chamber of commerce there will re quest the government of the Netherlands not to recognize the republic of Panama until some arrangement is arrived at where by the new republic assumes an equitable share of the Colombian debt. The majority of the bonds are held in England and Holland. The British foreign office has replied to th< Colombian bondholders' request by as suring them of its interest in their case, but not committing the government to any * specific course of action. Further com munications are expected, but so far as the bondholders' council knows the foreign office has not yet taken any steps in the mutter. Secretary of Council Talks. The secretary of the council of foreign bondholders, in an Interview with a repre sentative of the Associated Press today, said: We have not the slightest objection to Panama's Independence, and think the American action calculated to promote the benefits of all concerned. "In our letter to Ix>rd Lansdowne we pointed out that the independence of Pan ama was evidently a fait accompli, but we wished to bring, through diplomatic chan nels. the attention of the American au thorities to facts concerning wiiich perhnps they are not so well informed as the unfor tunate people who have supplied Colombia witli money in past years. Britishers Fared Hardly. "No set of bondholders the world over has fared so hardly as the Britishers who have advanced the Colombian government money, and we feared the republic might take advantage of the secession of Pan ama as an excuse to repudiate all Its in ternational obligations. "Our view is that Panama, having greatly benefited by the money sunk in the country by British and other bondholders, should assume a certain portion of the debt of the country to which it recently belonged." When asked what he considered to be an equitable proportion the secretary replied: Colombia's Debt $15,000,000. "Probably about one-third, but that should be left to an arbitrator. The total Colombian debt, with interest, la about J15.000,0?>0. We hope that from the canal money Panama will pay Colombia such share of the debt as the arbitrator de cides, and thus purge herself of pecuniary obligations to foreign countries. "So far as the British bondholders are concerned we would rathe? accept the bonds of the new republic than anything Issued by Colombia. So If Panama does not wish to give up cash an issue of bonds on her part or the acceptance of respon ? slbllity for part of the present Colombian issue would be quite acceptable. Would Insure Good Credit. "Such action would not only appear equitable, but would insure the new re public good credit in Europe. We are just as anxious as the Americans to see the in dependence of Panama thoroughly estab lished, and instead of putting obstacles in the way, as seems to be Imagined, we are ondy endeavoring to make its independence financially secure. "Our council feel perfectly assured that President Roosevelt and Secretary Hay will not countenance any action of Pan ama which would be construed by Europe as a repudiation of its debts." Received With Admiration. The promptness of the American action toward Panama Is generally received with admiration by the afternoon newspapers. "It Is with this definiteness of object," F.iys the Evening Standard, "that political triumphs are secured. America knows ex actly what she wants, and having set about the right way to get it she has suc ceeded." The Pall Mall Gazette says: "Secretary Shaw's words, that he is "jealous of the hour when we shall begin to shovel dirt," will be echoed by all who wish to enlarge the area of commerce." Willingly Left to Washington. The St. James Gazette and the Globe rather criticise the diplomacy by which the "coup d'etat was accomplished." the Globe saying "it Is doubtful if It will eventually redound to the credit of Presi dent Roosevelt and Secretary Hay." In official circles but slight Interest Is exhibited, the entire affair being willingly left to Washington. Recognition of Pan ama by Great Britain will follow, as a matter of course, so soon as the necessary formalities are concluded and the bond holders are informed what steps are likely to be taken to safeguard their interests. NO FEAR OF DEMONSTRATION. Colombia Will Protect Our Legation and Citizens at Bogota. BOGOTA, Tuesday, November 17.?The Colombian government will protect the American legation and American citizens here There is no fear of a demonstration against them. ONLY WANT FAIR PLAY, Attitude of Press and People of Colom bia. NEW YORK, November II*.?In response to a request telegraphed to Bogota with a view to ascertaining the attitude of the press and people of Colombia concerning the Isthmian situation the following, delay ed in transmission, has just been received: "BOGOTA, November IK.?The Colombian people protest and appeal to the American people against the conduct of the govern ment presided*over by Mr. Roosevelt. The United States is solemnly obliged by the treaty of 1K4'> to guarantee the rights of property and the sovereignty of Colombia in Panama. "Now the American government has vio lated Its word and hence has commissioned the honor of the American people. Colom bia has wished and wishes that the United Slates shall open the canal through Colom bian territory. Constitutional Obstructions. * "The disapproval of the Hay-Herran (Continued on Twelfth Page.) Eetween Railway Company and Employes, 60 DRIVERS QUIT WORK WILL MAKE IT HARD FOR COM PANY TO GET SUPPLIES. Alfred Grannis, a Broker, Attacked and Badly Beaten?Day Full of Trouble. CHICAGO. November 19? Renewal of hcstilities betwe?n the Chicago City Rail way Company and the employes of that corporation began promptly today, follow ing the failure of attempts at arbitration. The first development in the warfare was a strike of all the teamsters in the employ ot the company. In all. sixty drivers quit work. The strike of the teamsters was in obedi ence to the command of the Teamsters' Joint Council. It Is the intention of the Teamsters' Union, if possible, to prevent the delivery of coal and supplies to the railway company and the operations of Its repair wagons. Thus far the company has been able to keep three days' supply of coal In its bins, and no fear is admitted by the officials that there is danger of the power houses having to shut down from lack of fuel. Can't Get Coal or Supplies. The action of the joint council was taken, according to official records, because Ed ward Dwyer, a ir.< mper of the Teamsters' Union, refused to haul non-union electrical workers in his wagon, and was thereupon discharged. Dwyer is secretary for the Street Car Teamsters' Union. This is said to mean that the company carnot get a pound of coal or supplies of any kind without employing non-union drivers. The company, anticipating the refusal of the teamsters to haul supplies, is said to be planning to obtain foodstuffs by means of a steam railroad, which runs cicse to the barns. That Letter to Mayor Harrison. The stand taken by the street railway officials upon the "closed shop" contention of the strikers, which contention was said to have been abandoned by the men, was made clear today when the substance of the letter sent by the directors to Mayor Harri son and the aldermanic mediation commit tee last night was learned. The directors said in effect that Attorney Darrow. counsel for the strikers, in draw ing up the closed shop proposition modifi cation had only changed the wording and that what was embraced in the clause meant the same as a closed shop. The directors, It was said, would agree to nothing except an absolute waiver of that proposition. They would not allow the union to control the road. Charge of Thefts. The letter further charged that union em ployes had committed thefts and more seri ous crimes and that the directors of the company would not let men of that caliber have any voice, direct or indirect, in the management. The tie on the Halstead street line of the city railway was broken today by placing five cars in commission. This is the fourth line to" be opened and operated in a limited way. Service on the other lines to extent of twenty-five cars on Went worth avenue, five trains on Cottage Grove and eight cars on the Indiana avenue was maintained to day with little trouble or demonstration. Police Accompany Trains. Police details accompanied each car and train sent out, but the force of patrolmen stationed along the three lines previously opened was materially reduced to provide protection for the Halstead street line. This line is one of the main feeders for a large territory surrounding the Union stock yards, and extends southward to west 79th street, providing the business center of the city by way of Clark street, which it enters at 22d street. There Was No Violence. In spite of fear that violence would be en countered when the cars reached the stock yards, there was no trouble. Starting at 79th street, the cars sped along at a good rate, and with but few stops. No attempt was made to collect fares, and but a dozen persons, chiefly newspaper reporters, aside from the police and trainmen, occupied the cars. Alfred Grannis. a broker, forty-three years old, was attacked and badly beaten todiiy in a tight growing out of a dispute with two young men as to the street car strike. Received Blow in Face. Grannis, who sided with the steps taken in placing policemen on the cars, received blow in the face which felled him. Before he could regain his feet the men set upon him, kicked and pummeled him severely in the face and about the !>ody, rendering him unconscious. His assailants were pursued by an angry crowd, which was only prevented from wreaking vengeance upon them by a police man who arrested them. FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS Preparing for pig Meeting in St. Louis Next Spring. ST. LOUIS. Mo., November 19.?The bi ennlal sessions committee of the general federation of women's clubs met here to day to make preparations for the meeting to be held next May in St. Louis, i Committees were appointed and the work for the meeting to continue through the week was outlined. An early adjournment was taken today so that those present might attend the reception given them ?the world's fair grounds at noon. Among the members of the committee and board of directors now In the city are Mrs. T. S. Denison of New York, president Mrs. Robert J. Burdette of Los Angeles first vice president; Mrs. Emma A. Fox Detroit, second vice president; Mrs. \V lam T. Coad of Rapid City. 8. D., recording secretary; M:'ss IJouisa B. Poppenheim Charleston, S. C., corresponding secretary Mrs. Emma Van Vechten of Cedar Rapid Iowa, treasurer; Mrs. George H. Noyes ! Milwaukee, auditor and chairman of the biennial board. Directors. Mesdamea John M. Carter of Baltimore; Samuel Hayes of Boise City. Idaho; James Humphreys of Junction City, Kan.; Anna D. West of Som erville, Mass.. and Lydia P. Williams of Minneapolis, Minn. Five Perished in Fire. ATLANTA, Ga.. November 19.?A spe cial to the Constitution from Tryon. N. C., says; A telephone from Columbus this | afternoon brings the intelligence that the county poor house of this. Polk county, was burned last night, and that four of the five inmates perished in the lire. ITALY'S KING GREETED With Queen is Guest of Lon don's Lord Mayor. ROYAL PROCESSION PASSES BENEATH BIO CANOPY OF BRIGHT COLORS. Emmanuel Refers to Peace That Has Long Existed Between Two Countries. LONDON. November lO.-The welcome of King Victor Emmanuel and Queen of Italy to London as the guests of tl lord mayor and corporation today a remarkably cordial character. From the moment of their arr v Paddington station, except when travers g Hyde Park, the royal procession passed one lo?? canopy o. brt.h. : ? -?? enhanced here and tiiere > frlneed arches. Each side of the route was fringed by troops, behind whom thick masses o people gave the royal guests a sp e CThe0weather, which was crisp and bright, lent itself to the holiday-making- 1 ^ ian sovereigns, who came from ? the diamond jubilee train, were met a Paddington by Lord Greenfell and headquarters staff. Enter Edward's Landau. After a brief inspection of the guard of the visitors with the IUMh king and queen, attended by the Duke of Portland entered King Edward s state landau, specially built for the coronation, "K vVtor Snucl w?re the uniform queen ^ crea?velvet cloak F^e four-horsed state Ufe Guards attended tlieir majesties, ^a^ of tlie contingent also brought up )eft the gta. Uoii!' wa^'received with rousing cheers. At Italian Embassy. Proceeding through Hyde Park the king and queen cached the Italian embassy v here was stationed a guard of honor of Garibaldian veterans At the^ they held a reception and receded addresses from the Italian colony. Subsequently the cortege ftt"J the Italian king ajjd aueen afU^ r,r ss ?&"5ss? -rf., i members of the house of commons, &c. Only American Present. No diplomats were invited, with the ex ception of the Italian ambassador, and -he only American noticed in the big crowd of upward of eight hundred guests, was ReS - nald Ward, in full diplomatic uniform of consul of Roumania. The scene at the Guildhall was very liant. All the civilians were in levee dress while naval and military uniforms of all kinds thickly dotted the apartment. The lord mayor, Sir James T. Ritchie, met the guests at the entrance of the his toric citv hall and conducted them to the library, where the corporation's address was presented in a gold casket, expressing lively satisfaction at the visit of King \ le toi Emmanuel and Queen Helena as a pledge of the continuance of the friendship of Italv and Great Britain, and recalling with pride the visit of the^ former Kin0 Victor Emmanuel to Queen \ ictoria. King Emmanuel Speaks. King Victor Emmanuel replied to the lord mayor, thanking him in behalf of himself and the queen for the splendid hospitality extended to them and for the address i'f welcome. He continued: "You thus give me an opportunity of ex pressing our grateful acknowledgements of our cordial reception by the inhabitants of London, who understand the message of sincere affection, of which 1 am the bearer, to your beloved sovereign and to the people of England. These are sentiments of old standing between us. "You have recalled, my lord mayor, words pronounced in this very place by my au gust grandfather half a century ago. Those were times of war, when the Italian nation was entering on her struggle for unity and independence. The sympathetic support lint to her by this free people in those days of trial created a tradition of mutual trust which has never ceased to animate the re lations between the two countries. Glad of Peace. "But we are now living under fortunate conditions of international peace, in the preservation of which Italy, as well as England, has become herself a willing and active factor. "I trust the two nations always will pro ceed united on the path of progress and civilization. With these feelings I raise my glass to you, my lord mayor, and distin guished representatives of the city of Lon don." TWENTY-FIVE BELOW ZERO. Deep Snow and Extreme Cold Kill Many Sheep. BUTTE, Mont., November 19.?As a re sult of deep snow and extreme cold weather heavy sheep losses will result. Reports from Sweet Grass county say the blinding snow has scattered sheep over mountains and lowlands into sections where not a vestige of food can be found. Two bands of sheep belonging to Veasy & McConnell got away from their herders and are scattered In hills. Wild an'mals, driven from the mountains by snow and cold, are raising havoc with stock. The temperature is from 20 to IB degre?s below zero. JAPANESE PRESS BELLICOSE. Says Chinese Are Collecting Funds and Troops With All Haste. ST. PETERSBURG, November 19.?A dis patch from Port Arthur notes a. renewal of the bellicose tone of the Japanese press. It says Japan's agents appear to have met with some successes in China, re iterates the report that the Chinese vice roys and governors have been instructed to collect funds ahd troops with all haste, because of the possibility of a rupture of diplomatic relations with Russia, and adds that some of the viceroys have been or dered to take precautionary measures for the protection of the coast, "so as to avoid the mistake of past years." Canal Commissioners, Will Not Act on Treaty. WILL SAIL DECEMBER 1 TO BE PRESENTED TO PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY- HA*. Ceremony at White House- and State Department Will Take Place Tomorrow. It has been decided by the Panama com mission that the canal treaty shall be rati fied at Panama. The commission will sail from New York December 1 for Panama, arriving there December 7. Between that date and the 10th the treaty will undoubt edly be ratified. Mr. Varilla, the Panama minister, called at the State Department today and made an appointment for the Panama commis sion to be received by Secretary Hay to morrow morning at 10 o'clock. He also called at the White House to arrange for the presentation of the commissioners to morrow afternoon at 2:.'10 o'clock. Arrival of Commissioners. Dr. Manuel Amador, minister of finance of Panama, and Senor Federico Boyd, one of the consuls of the new republic, whom the government of the republic of Panama has appointed as a special commission to treat with the government of the United States, arrived in this city from Now York about 12 o'clock last night. Mr. Varilla, the Panamaian minister, met them at the station and escorted them to quarters re served for them at the New Willard. They were informed of the signing of a treaty with Panama for the construction of the canal and congratulated Mr. Varilla on his prompt and successful action in the matter. They expressed entire satisfaction with i the terms of the convention, but. asked to be excused from discussing the treaty fur ther until after they have had an oppor tunity to thoroughly examine its provisions. Dr. Amador is a leading surgeon In the country and is prominently mentioned for the presidency. Dr. Raoiil A. Amador, son of the commis sioner. received his appointment yesterday as permanent consul general of Panama in this city. Dr. Amador is a surgeon in the Lnlted States army, having joined the service in 1891). He is on a furlough and will resign his commission. He is a native of Panama. APPARENTLY IGNOREB. Dr. Herran Preparing to Close the Colombian Legation. ? j Dr. Thomas Herran, the Colombian charge, and Senor Brigard. the <"olambian consul general at New York, winding up the affairs of the Colojnbla^legation here preparatory to its posSihlifcrjilosure From the present course of adapts Dr. Herran feels that the closiJlg of-'Ws lega tion is only a question of time.^Sle has been apparently ignored by his jfwn gov ernment, which has refused to jlnr.wer his cables or advise him at all regarding the isthmian situation. If it shall be found that his cables have been held up that will be a satisfactory explanation to Dr. Her ran. That is the only possible explanation of the attitude of the Colombian government toward its legation here. Dr. Herran is deeply appreciative of the many expressions of sympathy which are reaching him from all sides. He does not care to take any step that would appear hasty. If things take a better t-.i-n he will not close his legation, and he sincerely hopes that will be the cage. Dr. Herran's departure from Washington would not necessarily follow the closing of the legation. His going to Colombia at this time would scarcely be warranted by the action of his government in ignoring the legation here. , A cablegram was received at the btate Department >.iis morning from Minister . Beaupre, dated at Bogota, two days ago, in which the minister says that the excite ment is abating there. CONTROL OF COLUMBIAN. Bill Introduced to Amend the Incor porating Act. A bill to amend the act of February 9, 1821, incorporating the Columbian College, in the District of Columbia, and amenda tory acts was today introduced in the Sen ate by Mr. Gallinger and referred to the committee on the District of Columbia. i This bill provides "that the act to incor porate the Columbian College in the Dls- | trict of Columbia, approved February 9, 1821, and the amendatory acts, approved March 18, 1S98, be amended by repealing and striking out of the charter the follow ing words in section 1 of the amendatory act of March 18, 1898, viz.: 'Two-thirds of said trustees, and also the president of the university, shall be members ot regular Baptist churches: that is to say, members of churches of that denomination of Prot estani^Christians usually known and rec ognized under the name of the regular Bap tist denomination." "That section 13 of the original charter of February 9, 1821, which provides: That persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of being elected trustees; nor shall any person, either as president, professor, tutor or pupil, be refused admit tance into said college or denied any of the privileges. immunities or advantages thereof, for or on account of Ms sentiments in matters of religion,' be, and the same is hereby, re-enacted and shall be hereafter in full force as a part of said charter. "Power is hereby given to the board of trustees of said university to change the name of the university at anyrefUlar meet ing by a vote of not less than two-thirds of the total number of members ot the board, as prescr.bed by the charter. "That upon such being taken a oertiflcate under the seal of the university stating the name adopted and the date when the name shall go into efTect not less than thirty days nor more than six months from the date of its adoption, together with the fact that said name has been adapted by the board as herein prescribed, shall be filed In the office of the recorder-af deeds, and thereupon, upon the dates speeifled for the name to go into eff?>ct, the university shall be known and designated by the name adopted and by tffe new name the university shall be vested,with, and convey its real estate, hold, control and administer endowments and gifts of money and prop erty, heretofore and hereafter made for the maintenance of its educational work, and do and perform all acts which it now has the power to do under it? charter. Such change in name shall not in any other way change, affect or modify In any degree the rights, privileges, obligations and powers of the university under the charter of February 8, 1821, and the amend atory acts thereto.". ? ?<? To Honor "Fathers ot the library." A bill was introduced in the Senate today by Mr. Blackburn providing for the pur chase of marble busts of Justin & Morrill and W. D. Voorhees, late senators from Vermont and Indiana, respectively, and placed ir. the Congressional Library. HE'S YOUNG, BUT HE CAN WRITE HIS NAME. THE DOORS WERE CLOSED HEARING ON THE OPPOSITION TO GEN. WOOD. Committee Decided That Meetings Should Not Be Open to the Public. The inquiry of the Senate committee on military affairs into the opposition to the confirmation of the nomination of Gen. Leonard Wood to be major general in the army was begun today, and the hearing, so far as it has gone, was behind closed doors. An informal announcement to the effect that the in<iuiry would be public had been made, and a large number of news paper men had gathered in the committee room when the committee was called to order. They were, however, immediately asked to retire, and the committee went into executive session. Before closing the doors there were ex changes of opinion concerning the pro priety of making the proceedings public. The point was raisfed by Senator Quarks, and several other members of the commit tee sustained him, all of them taking the position that as the business was execu tive in character the committee had no right to make it public without first ob taining an order from the Senate. Senator Scott made a plea for open ses sions during the hearing, basing his con tention on the ground of the general pub lic interest. "It will all be in the evening papers, anyway," he said, "and I think it better to have an authorized report than try to hide the proceedings." Other senators replied that they had no objection to publicity, but contended that the committee could not itself assume au thority to open the doors to the press. When the doors were closed the commit tee decided to proceed today in executive session. In addition to the members of th^> com mittee and the newspaper men, Senators Teller and Hanna and Maj. Estes G. Rath bone ware present, the three last named being prepared to present objections to General Wood's confirmation. It was stat ed that no charges ; had yet been filed against the general, but Senator Proctor, who presided, said that he understood Major Rathbone would present such charges. It was finally determined that the ses sions of the committee should not be pub lic. The objections made in the committee today were sufficient to show the disposi tion of senators on this matter. At the session of the committee Senator Teller said he objected to General Wood because of the injustice that was being done to the army by his promotion. Senator Hanna said that the action of Gen. Wood in the Rathbone case was of a character to show his unfitness for high command. Both statements were very gen eral in terms. VISITED THE CAPITOL. Members of the Hebrew Board in Ses sion in the City. The members of the board of delegates of the Society of Civil and Religious Rights of the American Hebrew* Congregations, now in sessfon in this city, were at the Capitol this morning. They called upon Speaker Cannon, the chairman, Mr. Sam uel Woolner of Peoria, and his associates, being Introduced by Representatives Gold fogle of New York and Emrich of Chicago. Mr. Simon Wolf of this city accompanied the delegation. The board called to urge a supplemental treaty with Russia for the purpose of se curing from that government uniform passport recognition to all Americans re gardless of their race or creed. SENATOR HA WILEY'S HEALTH. Report That He is Dangerously 111 is Denied. A report that Senator Hawley Is danger ously 111 was today denied by members of his family. Ten days ago Senator Hawley had a malarial attack, which confined him to his bed for some days, but it is expected that he will be able to be in the Senate again In a short time. For a couple of years his health has not been good, but there is nothing In his present condition that is regarded as serious. Personal Mention. Mr. G. F. Nicholson, passenger traffic manager of the Santa Fe system at Chi cago, and Mr. Garrett Dobbin, general agent of the Southern railway at At lanta, Ga., were In the city today. Lieut. E. P. O'Hern of the United States Ordnance Corps is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Weed Wallace at the Cairo. Collier Nero at Panama. Word has been received at the Navy De partment of the arrival of the collier Nero at Panama yesterday with a full supply of coal for the vessels of the Pacific squad ron assembled at that point. PEABODY WANTS TROOPS SECRETARY ROOT CONFERS WITH THE PRESIDENT. Critical Condition of Affairs in Colo rado Was Discussed?Gov ernor Asks for Help. Secretary Root had a long conference this afternoon with President Roosevelt relative to the critical condition of affairs in Col orado and the request of Governor Peabody of that state for federal troops to assist in suppressing disorder. Governor Peabody has made a definite request for federal aid, and indicates that he Is unable to handle the situation with the state troops at his command. The President and Secretary Root talked the matter over and reached the conclusion that there is no foundation in law for the interference of the government at this time. The law as to the dispatch of federal troops in the settlement of the internal dis orders of a state expressly states that the President may send troops upon the appli cation of the legislature of the state. He cannot do so upon the application of a gov ernor, it is said, except in case the legisla ture cannot be assembled in session. The law is thought to be clearly to the effect that the call for troops must be from a legislature in session or which can be assembled in session; when that is not pos sible then it may come from a governor only when there Is "Insurrection" against the state that he is unable to suppress. The President and Secretary Root do not feel that the law has been complied with under the circumstances, and therefore will not dispatch troops at this juncture. They will, however, watch the. situation closely, and will receive reports as to the outlook. NOMINATIONS CONFIRMED. The Senate Acts Favorably on a Num ber of Selections. The Senate in executive session today conflrmed the following nominations: Consuls?William J. Pike, Pennsylvan a. at Zlttau, Saxony; James V. Long, Pennsyl vania, at Patras, Greece: Henry Abert Johnson, District of Columbia, at Valencia, Spain; Walter C. Hamm, Pennsylvania, at Hull, England. John Russell. Mississippi, collector of cus toms for the district of Natchez, Miss. Consuls general?Ktlielbei t Watts, Penn sylvania, at St. Petersburg, Russia; Frank Steinhart, Pennsylvania, at Habana, Cuba; Church Howe, Nebraska, at Antwerp, Bel gium. A large number of postmasters. Also appointments in the revenue cutter service and marine hospital service. To Extend 19th Street. Representative Gardner of Michigan has introduced a bill in the House to extend 19th street northwest from Cincinnati street to the Adams mill road, and to acquire the triangle abutting on the east side of lath street and between Cincinnati street and the Adams mill road. The bill author izes the District Commissioners to acquire the land necessary for the extension by ne gotiations with the owners thereof, if sat isfactory terms can be made. Protection of Cuban Authors. Senor Don Gonzales de Quesada, the Cu ban minister, today called upon Secretary Hay, regarding the application of the United States copyxight laws to Cuban au thors. The protection of the Cuban copy right laws having already been granted to American author?, the minister was anx ious that the negotiations for a similir courtesy upon the part of the United State's be speedily consummated. It was as certained, however, that although the docu ment had not been made public, President RooseveR several days ago issued a procla mation. in which he announced the exten sion of the American copyright laws to Cuban authors. The Newport Goes to San Domingo. A telegram was received at the Navy De partment this morning saying that the gun boat Newport left Puerto Plata, on the north coast of San Domingo, this morning for Santo Domingo City, on the 'south coast of that island. The Buffalo Going to Bahia Honda. The cruiser Buffalo, carrying the Joint army and navy commission, left Kingston, Jamaica, this morning for Bahia Honda to inspect the proposed United States naval station at that point, after which the Buf falo will proceed to Hampton Roads. Rock Discovered in the Pacific. The hydrographic office here has given no tice of the discovery of a great danger to navigation in the Pacific. This consists of a rock about forty to fifty feet high and five to six timet) as long east and west, in latitude 82 degrees 44 minutes north, longi tude 130 degrees 41 minutes east. The rock was discovered by Capt. M. B. Buford of the transport Thomaa. CARRY NATION HERE Had a Lively Time in the National Capital. SCENE AT WHITE HOUSE WAS EJECTED FROK GROUNDS BY THE POLICE. Later She Went to the Capitol. Where She Created Such Disturbance That She Was Arrested. Carry Nation., marie tamnus by saloon smashing exploits In Kansas, created a commotion in Washington today. First she went to the White House offices. where she was so noisy that she was |>ut out. Then she went to the Capitol ami created a disturbance by haranguing from the nai lery of the Senate. She was ejected and placed under i.rrest and taken to polico headquarters. Mrs. Nation dressed in black and wear ing a little bla k bonnet and ancient eye glasses, ambled slowly but dlgnlfiedly up to tin- White House offices and took a seat ill tiie public reception I: ill this morning She ?lid not attract special attention until she handed her card to Arthur Simmons, the colored doorkeeper. who smib'ri and straightforward extended ever\ sign of of ficial and personal deference in his pow T. Mrs. Nation. He promptly offered lil? sotosraph iiool^ which Mrs. Nation M-isxd and decorated with tRe following inscription: "Carry -A. Nation, your loving; home de fender. Please Ieav- liquor alone in tho future." While awaiting the result of the usual negotiations necessary to getting in Mrs. Nation freely disc -sed with a Star repre sentative the obje t of her mission to the White House. "I want to see the President about tlireo or four things." she declared with great earnestness. "In the first place, I under stand that when he went through Kansas last spr.ng on h's wes'crn trip he took in his train a dive full of liquors for him self and those with him. This is against the laws of Kansas, as everybody knows, and against the laws of humanity. "Next, I understand that he smokes cigarettes, which is unbecoming a Presi dent and sets a bad example for the young men of the country. I want to ask him about that. Does he smoke cigarettes?" When told by the reporter that he had never seen the President indulge In a cigar ette, Mrs. Nation retorted: "Well. 1 was told that he smoked i cigarette on the steps of the Capitol at Topeka, and I must lind out if this is so. , , ? "I also want to know why his Hag has a coat of arms on it. A coat of arms is not American and is against every principle of this country. We don't have no dukes in this country and we are against the Presi dent starting anything of this kind. "Then I've got some other things I want to ask him about. When I am through I am going up to the Capitol to see an old friend of mine-Mr. Cockrell. I IK-Iieve. They tell me he is in Congress " "Oh, you mean Senator Cockrell of Mis souri." . . "Yes. that's him: although I didn t know he was a senator now." \ voung man. who accompanied Mrs. Na tion and who had gone in to see Secretary T-oeb informed her that she would probably not l>e able to see the President. "Well, that's funny." she promptly blurt ed out "I see all those men going out of his offices. I would like to know why men can see the President ai 1 we mothers and sisters of the country can't get near him It's all very strange, and I want an ex planation." Sc'ietary I-oeb about this juncture di rected that Mrs. Nation t?c ushered into his office and he politely gave her a comfortable seat near his left elbow and listened to her. "Yes. this liquor business has got to stop," she began. "That is the greatest issue of "modern times. Our homes are being de stroyed and our men mined anil we must have a President who will strip it." She di rected her remarks to a combination or democratic and republican politicians who were walking out of tin President's offices and passing through Secretary s T-oeb s rooms These politicians consisted of the two republican members of the House from New York and the four lone democrats who represent Pennsylvania. Representatives Douglass Dunv.eil, llowell. Kline, Dixkaer man and Sliull constituti d the party. Ejected From the Grounds. "Madame," brok ? in Secretary Ix>el>. "1 shall he compelled to ask you to desist, and deliver your lecture outside. These are my offices.'* ??You are mistaken. These are the office* of the people," was the answer, "and I pro pose to do what 1 can to crush the liquor reptile right here and now. You say the President Is too busy lo see me. I don t believe it." , Mr. lx>eb beckoned to Simmons to send in two officers, and they walked in, gently tcol: Mrs. Nation by the arms and quietly started out the doors with her. On the way out she shouted: "The President ran a dive on his train out in Kansas' and he knows he did. 1 came here to tell him Yes. I've been in iail seventeen times, and 1 don't mind be ing punished for what I think is right. 1 am ordered out. am 1? I reckon I can stay in the fresh air. can't IT" By this time the door had been reached, and Mrs. Nation was standing on the office steps where she proceeded to continue to talk 'loudly. "Yes. the President belongs to the Liquor Dealers and Brewers' Asso ciation?1 can see that. If a delegation or brewers should come here he would see them." The officers continued to escort Mrs. Nation to the steps leading to the street, and she walked on up tlte street talking loudly. _ Held a Reception. She then turned her steps toward the Cap itol. She at first went to the ladies' (aller/.