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Of the Seasons Bathing Suit:,
Posed by a St. Louis Girl. .
One of the Many Erillunt Half-Tone
Features of Neit Sunday's Republic.
THE ST. EOUI
ST. LOUIS. MO.. TirrKSDAY. .MAY .!. 1000.
iiiiN, One Cmt.
SI. I.tii, ! Out
rriilno. Three CVuta.
BILL TO CHANGE
DEWEY WILL ARRIVE
HERE THIS EVENING.
An Extraordinary School
Will Be Described in Next Sunday's
Republic, With Half-Tone Pictures.
Ait You Following Frank Carpenter
Ttrough the Philippine -
I'rujmsal to IJonriranir.o Hie Five
Indian Xntions as ".lelier-
Keprtwrttativp .Moon's Measure
Contemplates, as Nearly as
J'ossHilt. a Local tiovern-
inent The Details.
The Republic Ituieau.
Mil St. and r.niisvbunia Ave
Wa.hingtoti. May : -Discussion of St
Ijejis VVorW" Futr legislation has stimu
lated the desire to honor Thomas Jefferson
1n unexpected quarters. Influenced by tho
spirit which Is abroad. Congressman Moon,
n member of the Tennessee delegation, to
day Introduced a bill, tho fleet " which, if
passed, will l to change the name of In
lian Territory to "Jefferson Territory."
The Five Nation" l!o within the Louisiana
T'urehaee. A promln-nt resident of the
Chickasaw Nation, mho happened to be in
Washington last Friday. Insisted on saying
word to the special committee at the hear
ing on the Fair bill in behalf of the ptople
of Indian Territory mho are anxious to take
part In the celebration.
Mr. Moon's bill would provide that there
f-hould be for the Territory of Jefferson a
Governor an.I a Secretary, both appointed
by the President from anions citizens of the
Territory. The Treasurer. Auditor and Su
perintendent of Public Construction would
be elected by the Legislature. The Territory
would be entitled to representation in Con
gress by one delegate, to 1m' elected by the
people. Theie would be fifteen member." of
the Territorial Senate and thirty-three of
All the details of territorial organization
are outlined In Mr. Moon's bill. It proposes
to abolish tribal taxes on property and em
ployment of citizens of the Fnlted States-.
The main object of the bill I to Give as
nearly as possible a local government for
the people of the Five Nation."
Representative Moon Introduced h!" bill
cfter conference with Judge K (I. Tollett.
one of the delegates of the South Mi Abster
convention, who i in Washington fot the
purpose of securing legislation for the ben
efit of the people of the Territory.
LYNCHJNG AT LIBERTY.
Negro Assailant of a While iirl
Uberty. Mo.. May 2. At half-past 11
o'clock to-night a mob broke Into the.
County Jail and lunged Henry Darlcy. a
negro, to the iron railing of the Courthouse
Uailey was arreted yesterday by Sher
iff Kins for assaulting Miss Vrnla Arm
strong, a white girl, who Is employed at
Wolfs tavern, a'. Excelsior Borings, Ho.
liariov- Atari a " rpu.Htlon. 'When hi
was b'-ought out of Jail to the front part
of the Courthouse he kn"It and began to
After he had prayed for about two min
utes aome one said "Pull the rope." and he
was lifted off his fret and launched into
Darley. it Is reported, had served a term
In the penitentiary, lie offered no rcis:
J"iiee to the mob. There were about eeven-ty-flve
men In the mob At ".'.' thin morn
ing the body was still hanging and the Cor
oner had been notified.
Darley lived about live minutes after he
was strung up.
A card was found pinned on the negro's
back, on which tile following was mitten.
"We treat them all alike. Sec? We pro
tect our homes'."
A r-ir.J pinned on hi;- left sleeve lv.re the
words: "A hint."
SHOT BY A WOMAN.
lvxriiini; Encounter in (lie Streets
of KMi Hill.
P.ich Hill. Mo.. .May : -Mri. Elizabeth
Jennings this afternoon tired thiee allots
at Squirt! Joopli J. March. One hullet
from her revolver entered his light ei;.
though he was hut slightly wounded. lit.
was talking to a friend in the tlo.r of u
grocery when the shooting liegun.
Mrs. Jennings obtained a ditorce flout
her husband some time ago. Liter- sho
tued .Mr. March for breach of p:omi.-e. o.i
the advice of mutual friend" the suit wax
t ompromised, but Mrs Jennings lias been
dis)tisnel. Mr March va foimvrl a
Justice of the Peace, but Is lit w a law'vr.
Owins to the prominence .f !mi!i )i"rson
the shootinr etcated a senatim iieie
For Missouri Fulr TIiilr.lti)'t eoolfr
In miatheiut portloa: Frfiln fair,
narmrn north to roil it in. In.
For HIInnlM Fair 'I'hurN.li.? ; .Mi..r
fn onthern porlloii: I'rlili.y riilr;
frrnh tn I.tImU nnrtlierly nlniN.
For ArLauna- Fair, etMiler Ti.isr
ln? I l'rl.lny ffllri net iu north
1. Dewey Will Arrive This Evening.
Purpose of IUer Knv.iy
Bellee That ARiiImildo Is Dead.
Heavy Attack on Hotr Position".
Bill to Ueoifranlze Indian Territory.
2. Kqual Iay Vote Adniittni.
Startlins Testimony In Goebel Cae.
May He Tlnee Hundred Dead.
3. Four .Men Held for Sunday Shcolinc.
Court to Solve. Pullman Mystery.
Transit Employes Again Complain.
4. Race Track H'sults.
5. For the ChliiiKO Platform.
Juk Saved His Life.
6. The Railroads.
Nursed by His Divorced Wife.
7. Captain Chadwick Reprimanded.
Color Presented First Missouri.
Clenryman Says Government Is Bina
Forced to War.
S. Returns of Election Judjt'S Must Be Ac
cepted. Decision Given Church Ajai!i"t Itail-
Politics In MNsourl.
11. New Corporation!.
Trunsfarw of Realty.
12. Grain and Produce.
Cattle and Other MarkMH.
li. Financial News.
li. Killed Himsuir While Huu-.e-HiiiitiiU.
Tumor Removed From Spinal Cord.
LUuVUtb, ou tita titll pOUUttCU .
I I'otiiiiiiilee of St. T.mitsaii Will
.Meet the Admiral's Patty at
.IncktHiuvilie, 111., at Xtnm.
RECEPTION AT UNION STATION.
SjM'rial Train I Din ai :!." nai
lery A to Fire l he First Saline
A.lmiial Di trey vv III arrive In the city lh!
evening at t;:4". o'clock, and will lie Uie ue"t
of tho citizens of St. Laui" Friday aui?t
urihiy. The Admiral's party will be met at
Jacksonville. HI., by a committer ronsistinsr
Of t). K Whitelaw, chairnukT.- ' E. 11
Souther, Doctor Edward Ev" Tf. , Kilt
sella, .1. II. Terry. Major, ''-M and
Elias Mlch-iel. .' ,
This committee will co In ?' ' cial car,
letvinK tho Vnlon Station at & o'clock this
rooming. They will arrive at Jacksonville
at 11 o'clock. Aftr the arrival and rto p
tion of the Admltal's party at Jacksonville,
all will then proceed to St. Louis ovir the
Chicago und Alton Railroad.
T!iu first official sreetlns: the Admiral will
receive will be the salute fired by Battery A
In the Terminal yards at Twentieth stteet.
A the party alight" from the train the Re
ception Committee will be drawn up In two
lines, through which the Kuests. accom
panied by the special t ommlttue. will pas"
to the carriapt-s mvallins them. From the
station the party will l.e corted by the
Tirst Regiment to the Planters Hotel. Alter
arrlilng at the hotel the Reception Commit
tee will withdraw and the Admiral will be I
left to rest and recuperate from the tiresome
For Friday int. I Viidir.ln .
Friday inornlnc; the city will be formally
thrown open to the honored cuetv. At 'iJ.So
a. tn. n committee will escort the Admiral's
party to tl-e Merchant-' Exchange, where a
reception will be h. id. Afttr a drive through
tho principal parks ami the resldente dis
trict, the patt will take luncheon at the
I'niversity Club at 1 p. in. In the afternoon
a public reception will be held at the Coli
seum from 3 to 5. Tile programme will eon
sist of patriotic sonc by -elinol children
and band concerts. Fliday nlcht at the ban
quet at the Planters Hotel at S:W the mas
sive silver punch bowl and Indie, the silt of
the citizens of St. LouL. will he presented
to tho Admiral. The presentation speecii will
" be made by the Risht Reverend Daniel S.
On Satiiruny at 1 p in. the prand military
find civic para.le will take place. H will
start frtim the cornt r of (tiand and W.is.h
instou avenues. The several division" wili
forni alon" the -idc streets e.i-t of -.Iranu
avenue and a1 tho mtiin line pjsses them
they will fall hi.
fhe routu of the parade I as follow s:
East on Washington to Channinjr avenue,
eouth on Cbannlns avenue to Liti-t streeL,
east on locust to Fifteenth street, njrth on
FlfKenth tr.et to Washington avenue, cast
on Washington avenue to Fourth sir-.- t,
south on Fourth street to t'lark ."venue,
west on Claik .ntnui to Hro.idwij. rortti
on Broadwu to Olive stteet. west o;i O'iva'
street :o tiie levieving stand at Hit Expo
sition building. litre th Admiral and
party will le.ne ti.e piocs-ion and tal.
their places in the stand. The paude v.i'l
pass on west and south io Beaumont .:
Pino streets, where it will tilsbaii.i.
The Board or Directors of the Me-, ;,a:i(s'
Exchange mei y. "tei.iii afteriiooo. I - ih
oidered tiiai the ei liange be close l ...jiti-.
lay In Honor of the Admiral. -Th- do,
keepei was tnstructt d ! .oll'llt 111. olle tt tl'O
fS.eh.Ulge lull ourin tile re. eptioil tt the.
Aduiiial and par;y ecept members of i'i
.3.1 hatiKe .tnd I heir fainill. s.
Diet's Filst Missouri Voltlllteel" win nieei
lo-niKin at Ju.JSe iiatuey .u.iii.h.iii .it
No. :t7oi Eastou uvenue Tor the ptiipose uf
receiving their uniforms and uc .interments.
R. S. Mcl-arlanu. u member of the lelmeut
and latt. of the cruiser Boston, and W. T.
Uruo-kniatm of the battleship lndlain havo
been n-ijraed by Grand Mtir.-h-4l Reynolds
to ride at the side of the. Admiral'" car
riage. The regiment will In: equipped with
while . oats, gloxcs at.tl hats and daik
ttouseis. The men will wear white badges.
It is e.xpetted that alxnit vv ininliers of Hit;
legitneiit will turn out.
.loll-. 1. Martin. M.nshal of tin- Se. nj Di
vlolou. Def.oy I'.i. ud., ha- -electe.I the fol
Ira C. Yuung t'lief of M..tf and Adju
tant; Vat.1. Molhall, M. J. I'ullvti, Flunk
Holland. W. S. .utlion. T. p. Carr,
Charles E. (roltermanu, t". F. liluiike, Lu
ther M. Conn. Hoiac; IJ D)ei, Henry Eib.
Jtrorge Badger, Siiiruel llodsdon. Ola l'e
tcisen. 12. A. Noouaii, Jr., George L.
U light, Robert S. MacDoi.altl, Jr., Mac
Dunald Martin. Tht,ie v. ill m a meeting
of the st-ift Ai tha Plautero Houso to-night
at a o'clotk to perfect arrant;, ments.
The Executive Committee of tho Doivey
Rectptioii met yesterday afternoon at tha
Mercantile Club, li D. Klngslund, chulrnimi
tif the Banquet Committee, reported the sal
of tickets for the banquet progressing. It
! Important tliut those invited who Intend
punhasins tl l.et do so at once. In order to
seciiie a pla.e In the reviewing stand. Tho
tale of tickets will clo-e i-rlday illuming at
1 o'clock. It as urged that the members
of the Executive Committte mtet at tire
Planters Hotel at 11 o'clock Friday morn
ing, lnsttad of noon, as was formerli in
tended, aa it will lake some t'.nie for the
tomniittee to be assigned to carriages ami
drive to the piuce of assembling. The final
meeting of till" coinmlttte will be held this
afternoon ai 1 o'clock at the Mercantile
lrMf(l!lt'l of ClI.Ellit Ifft.
Following are the tiamts of the geiitlunen
composing tiie various Csimillltteea.
John .- NK
Fe.lus , .aile.
ti.le II. r l.telji,
... , ,e '. I;, jnoi.1.
il.nr.- -r. ..tint.
tlu-tav ."tarn. r.
l-nol iif. lurius
F. W L'hm.nn,
sUf-.J.,! lit ...i-e...
S. M Kenr-ti,l,
jl Y si0,nj,i!fJ
It. M. HutLel.
Tin His,- '.tuieij
' ,- ICttl-'
Til lltlf.lt i:evein.t
W Jl. VV.J.irJ.
Mijor Henry Zl'K-tl
0. I.. VUilI'l-iw.
C 1 i.ll)rt1Ke.
ltnjtitiln J. str.ius.
L. It. Klnsslaul.
James II. Allen,
S. K. s:ititltei.
tieorpe T cran,
F. II. Htrcchti'iK.
ll t tav t'.erce.
1. II. l.!o.tlcts?r.
Cicwln 11. .-I'eiuer,
J. i:. Sm'.tli.
f. II. Hutlls.
H. C Tnns-.nJ.
Tl-e Revet.;.) W
The Keverei.tt ,,
T. K. Mlrlnctiaus
tt . KliJtc
Konnc t) Whii.
It CVt Traoj.
teirgw A. Sh.ve.
B. II. othj.
J. 11. Terry,
tleorKe II. More-in.
I. It. Iranrlp.
Whitelaw. .-Knir- !er.ttnn Klrir.
Kllas Michael, vh-!
ttt.irre t. Allen.
U. II. Arlani".
A. P. Brc.tn,
F. W Itaumhulf.
U (. Hohle.
A. II. Pau-i.
r.eorgf A. Itaker.
K W, Benedict.
Captain Ii. Burr,
t ai.litl!i". A. I'en'th.
Caculn i. T. Jea)l.
t . i- jvf nneit.
Major A. II Ivaurrmali.
.lan-s H. Kuhn,
11. I', l-aimtnlierii,
F H. I.tidlncton.
W. f. Little.
F. J. Ijarutenherir.
II. F Jlerrell.
tS J Meyer.
George A Mejer,
' F . Mever.
0trge A M.llll.
cteorce II Morgan
Jlajir J If. Morgan.
I.ieutraant W. li. Jiil-
Jotu W. Xobie.
w 'Avi! ""fr
V . P
w N -
Uncle Sam: "My, me! My constitution is getting all run down!"
Uittiter.ant oo:.(l J. J
Ia'iil t 'at tin.
'-ptjin l. M. Cuiri
rjjiidln H. N. htttn-
.tohn . uraTn.
t V Out-ant.
i:. It I'uIj.
K. i lork.
II. I turmnmtwM.
"dptflmT K 1 . .
U I. EnaW.
1 : Kvan-.
it. ; rarnti.
r. i:. itAww.
A. K. l"atit,
.lainM l. KorJ,
II. 1 Ornif,
; V. Cane!'.
Tt. I! ;rliatii.
JlRjrtr J 1. Clrafl,
l. M Moiicir.
II J. lUnforrl
H-PM " If trtu!t.
I. S. Itntal'S.
-l.-r Hltt hf' w.
. V. Il'itti,
I.i-.itf-nJiit 1 I Jol.n-
IInr- KuwhW Jr .
!(otrtr I. KiMpp.
II. K KnlsM
W. .1 KlnMlli.
W. 41. I-Lulltt.
It run Xucfiit.
J. V. Niftnati.
J. K 1'ilrhrr.
O 11 l-ckri3M:.
II. W. Vlt-IF.
I'HHaln M X. Patrick.
K A. I toiler.
f-T ptain IL It I1U,
K 11. Souther.
Johti A rti-Wr.
. it Mniui.
W'illbim J. iln'
XV. M. t-ntr.
J. K. Sinltlt.
'. t" SprucH
R. t. St.inrtl.
IS !. SrriKj;-
W. tZ. S llrWlp.
. II. Sampvn.
t I. pntw,
ittr? H Sntlth.
Mjfr It. l. SUt7Chtr.
WHlfaim If. Tbj:tii-on,
Jotm II Trr.
W. II. TJwmwn.
! r. T.'aUl-.
A M. Tlavi.
M i; U-aitm-
KeMu J. V, jI.
T H WVt
II. it. ATnp".
F. It. WVrtri-irrr.
W. II W-Kxlwa'vl.
J II XVnltentioivt.
IJouUimnt "i-ltn-I L.
I: It. WMi!.
Ilntrv y.lsiti! fin.
w. K KJvar.-u'.
W. A. Xiikink!
Mr. Whilclaw has iiliolnte.l the follow- I
lag committee to assi't mm in ivjui tin
Admiral and party ou 'change on the morn
it.K of May L
O L Wliitela. llert II Lt:i
i::!.s Muim-i. r.ru h pi. k.
K tl Malijol -. II It'.lli. .-
. II "!! el, Jirelh Ni.Il-tftl.
V I' Kenneit. flurlsst. Tittnin.
t'hrl. Minrp f. A. I'JlKer.
F ' (irttiwrl.i, J'rjnk VI. Kufai.tn,
I. H. Steltftra. lleotue II. IKirKun.
T It Uallar.l
UNTCKTAINHRNT C. iSIJIITTKK.
dt(aiii IMyJ, tl'sir- L 1. Alee,
mail F. J- ttlilterit. it.
F.ui.k tllnnf. vite- t. r w-tie.
ThoosK. U liftl.t.
William .1 I.-H.1'.
Tiank 1 itltiK'ty.
A A It.i-fh
13 .1. Sjenoer.
William V. It 1.1"'.
II TIiuii-i -"..
11:1. II Sni'--n.
Ororge It. Italiiaru.
W J ICuiM-'lt.. I.Jll-
J K. Smith, licethatr
C. It IluttU
Purwln H. Mienew,
1. L. l..ller.
Norrln Or. kk.
Vlf orte W liniwu.
W. 1". Noll-er.
tV. B. Wlls
vleui J. 'fanvr,
Th. Itevre.,1 K. A.
i: II. funnel-".
Is t.jr Klwr.l llvtr".
w i:. Vivu.
t.e.ri;e II. ilti'g.tn.
f. I Vall.rl.ti;r.
JltllWF I. F.O.
.1 K. I'llcti'i.
I. 1 K.io.-I.nl.
JuljU C AHUeI.
' F. Wttinrl.r,
J J. s. hi.tten.
Ijeori;. A It. th.
Jaitien A. Itrir.!.,n,
F AnKU.tos t.uvtle.
tle.iii$ W llailtnhol?,
T. O Klllit.er.
Ojstav J. Mit-r.
A. L Si:tiIHtl,
M. O Scuddrr.
5.lge A. Mtser.
II W. i;tl.eli&lis.
C. A. St IX.
H F. TottiiteaJ. tl.t.r- It. A t tiritiu,
inaii Jan.es lljrker.
O B Varfel. F. I Harrlr.
li w Wkhr, 1. l. Fonts.
Jj l)ues. J V- Imciiiwit.
B A Wllliaiiu, .1 M. tlie.broiiBti.
C I. Illlltv. ' S- O.Mie.
' C. MtCmt.v. f: t Irfi Hesutne.
Jevra B- Hoitier. II M. M-lltett.
DEWEY SAWTHE CANAL
l'Vaturi nf tin Atliniral's l.aMl Pay
Chicago. Mn 2. "Tliete'i nothing on the
Sii?. like II." was Admiral Dewey's verdict
"to-night on the Fhiijgo Drainage and Ship
Canal. Inspection of the new urtlflei.il
rhutiiii'l wu the festuie of the last day
cf Admiral Hevvy's visit to rhlcago.
A spdal tiain on the Atchison. Toptka
and Santa Fe took the party to McCeok.
III., a short distance from Clilrago, and
from there to Ixe-kport. III., the end of the
caiisl proper. Tile ttlp was made In the
yacht Htnda, a number of pleasure craft
following. The fnh.ibltants along the canal
had prepared a lecptlon of their own fur
Admiral Dewey. At V. Illow Springs a rail
roid bridge trossed the caiul. jud It was
literally filled with people und flag".
When the return trip was "tatted, the
party on the Htnda sought the eahin be
cause of tho tnln. Admiral Deuej arel
Mavor Carter II. Harrlton Joined in the
slngtntr of "DKie" and .Marching Through
GeoreiJ." to ,Ile m"slc or an orch-stia. but
the Admiral refused to try "The Star Span
gled Banner." both he mid Mayor HarrNon
confessing that their voices "could not so
that high." The Admiral ente. tallied th
party, rettlllns the story of the battle of
Manila In response to many ciiieMlon'.
The parly returned to Chlcaijo at IS p.
m. and proceeded to the Auditorium. Mayor
Harrison, for tho city, and Martin E. Mad
den, for the Executive Committee of En
tertainment. thankd Admiral Dwey for
visiting Chicago, the Admiral saying In re
ply that he would never forget his welcome
Mrs. Dtwej- was entertained to-day with
a luncheon at 1 v. m.. given by Mrs. Bryan
!.athrcp. and at 3 p. m. with a drive to
the Saddle and Cycle tltih, Arthur J. Caton
belne the. host on the latter occaIn. Ad-
iliat and Mrs. Dwey and their imrty were, I
ffutertaiiied at 6 p. m. with a reception
i " ..v5Vl',..- vv-a. j'-'i n x tw
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H, I 9JL. ' ..-n
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; : mn9wjmma. vimn&iai&?i .
Jf 1 ,V 1 I II T 'THirr T taM-r T"T' 1 ii f'T TMlTI '" - Ti ' ! f I
On the lve of Sailing for the United States They
Set Forth What They Come
Tlif Mnpiif. .V..iy L'.- Before Ifji rtin-r iu-il:iy for llottcrilam. when.'., tiie'
rs'ill sail tn-iiiorrt.vv for New York, tin Hoer IVaor Knvoy-. t lirmiirli .Mr. Kiscln-r.
Hindi' tin fullowiiii; dtfl:ir:Hiui) if 'ti.ir ittros anil plans:
'Vi liiiic Icaint'il that many f:iK slali'iueiit- have Iteen iii.idf i-iiucorriln.c
our niissioii. .Now ilia) vvt- arc aliout to proceed across thf Atlatitlr. tvi tui-iil-r
that an tiiorlutii- iinniieiit in speak ha- arrived.
"Vt in tn Ainorii-a to appeal to tin Imcriiiiit'iil and people of thf I'nited
Slates lor their ns.-Ntancr to try in restore peace in Suutli Africa. Hitherto
nut: lirst and only appeal ha- lieen to the people of die .NVUn-i lands, with v;i.iiu
we are closely united let lies uf lilimd. and in whose cntinirv, nii.renver. w.i-
ailnpied I lie principles of uiaiiitalniii:;
iu. an- nt' metliatioii or arhitralion.
Object of Their Visit Clearly Stated.
"Our aim is to induce tin- nation- tn applv the pilnciplcs entincjaieil at the
Peace fmifeifticc. t 'oii.-t-tpiejitly, liavms coin Inded mil' vi-il to the Nellnrlatii!-.
lieiv we have been let cited Willi a lioiue lil.c welcome and the vvnriiiesi a-sin-Jiices
that we can rely upon the lieurty e.st.peratititi itf tlittt conuiry in
every effort io test" ire peace, vvv ctili-ideied tliat we could not tin lietler tliail
to pivceed iiiiinediiilely In iliat people who a century airo passed successfully
tinoilgli the nrtltal willeli we are now lilidel-gtiiii. Tliev fought in defense t
their just riellits ami to nlilalti their freed.. in. That, and thai nlone. Is our ob
ject. "H'liele enlllliin.V and lilisrepresetltiitlou liate pteceded lis We yo prepared Io
make the trill li knuvvii. triistim; thai our appeal to lite ftet- ptvple of our aie.tt
sister Repulilie will not lie in vain. We do tint !,'o to tine paity or t lit- other: we
go to the Atuerlcau peoiiIt hi its vast entliely. .ontiluiliig to-day llie ureatt-t
peace rai.'lor In the world, which only nwalls iis lead to declare liuaiiltuoii-ly
tliat this useless l.li.udshetl shall and nin-t cease. We j;o to appeal to tin;
Ameiictlli nation to help lis slop lids rilel and lletdltss killing nf llm-e nearest
and dearest to t lie American people also, for American citizens have fallen in
utir ranks, tiirhtliic for rrwdoni. Wu o lo America to appeal to the nation to
Mop what is practically a fialritldal war, whose results, wbalcter they be. Will
be absolutely IncouiiiieuMirute with tin fearful sacrillces entailed. These results
could be easily obluiued by !ix business men peacefully tliseussiu"; the matter
ii round a table, provided the. nix be iKiiiwt aud act iu kimmI faith. We tin to tell
the American people that we nlv prepared to place our ea-e iu -their hands,
for tbeir arbitration, so satisfied are w thut we demand notliiiig that an impar
tial, ftvetlum-lovin; nailuu is not wUUng to rutiL
To Judge Between Them.
"Tiie Knjjlisli press teems witli fi'.Uelioods, by wldcli it sceUs to llnviw .Inst
111 the eyes of the American people. We are prepared to meet these falsehood
by asking the I'ulled States to Judge between us. AVill Kuxlund acive'i If not
then all these falsehoods will not deceive America lis, for they will realize thut.
what England sce".!s Is to crush our ntlepeiideuce, as they souclit unsuccessfully,
thank t.'od, to crush American Independent e in the latt century.
"Those who attribute other aims to our mission, who accus: u.-. of -liaviu
sought or caused this war. If not 'In-niselves In-lik'atory thereof f,(r their own
political ami liuaiu'ial ends, an misled by latter-day aitides which atiril.lFe
.statenieiil- tn us which weie never made, at interview- which were never held.
Hie object Indus to tit aw us into ctinitadlclory sluleuieiils and thereby alford a
ciew tn our object.
"We have nut spoken before lwcjuse it was not necessary. Rul ou the eve
of our departure for America we feel entitled to Iran-lull thi frank declai.-t-tinii
to Hie Atuerlcau tsple to tlisabuse their nilnds of false Matcmcnrs ami i
ask tlieui to Kiiint us a fair licariiii;, while laying our cause fairly and squarely
Replying to a iiuestlon as to the conditions which would satisfy the two Re
publics. Mr. Fischer said he could not add anythlns to the forecoiii"; det-Iarali'm.
Concernilie: the Washington dispatches, savin:: that the I'nited States t.'ov
ernuient would not leceive the deputation olBdallr. .Mr. Fischer said:
"We know absolulely uothiuu. We have seen li iu the papers, but we can say
While Mr. Fischer wa- sneaking. Mr. Wessels listened very attentively. Itut
cotdinetl himself to a few words of indorsement.
The Roer delegates paid farewell visits to Ministers i'iersou ami Delleittt
forte before leaving the city.. A gre'tt crowd gathered at the station to bid
them farewell, mid hymns were sung by school children. Floral tributes came
from all parts of tiie countrt. A committee of the South African 1'iiion pte
fcuted to the delegates a silver palm as an emblem of peace. Messrs. Fischer
and Wolmaraus made short speeches-, thanking Jin iiopiilaee for tiie kindly re
ception extended to them by "a people united to them by bonds of race and religion."
given hj- the Chicago Athletic Association,
and at 1" o'clock p. m. Admiral Dewey at
t'nrted an entertainment of the Seventh
Itcctmeiit. Illinois Guard, at
Hall. The visit of At-mital aud Sirs. Dewejway
IS ,s. y
rJ ..flflf-iw.v . rZf s Ss S
.I130-V' Jt WtTC?V - -
rf't '4R23PZ, ai - CX ''
and .securing peace aniline; naiion- '.v
to Chicaco will end at 1 o'clock to-morrew
momlnfr, wh'ii they will leave over the Chi
cago and Alton for St. Ixmis, stopping at
.Tackvinvillo and other towns along tho
Roberts Clearing the
Way for General
FIGHTING IS HARD.
to Meet British
ARK DRIVI-N NORTH.
I n t r c n c h m e n t s at
Brand fort 31 ay Be
nr MILTON' v. snydei:.
SPECIAL i!V CAHI.E.
London. Thursday. .May 3. iCopyrlght.
trsv. by the New York Herald Compaii-..) -Hard
fluhting Is reorted till" morning from
the eat of war. Though detail" art- meaner,
it Is possible ti form a Keii.ral idea of the
scop. of the operations. The Itoeis appear
to be concent rated in considerable force
anion? the hills whi-h s-retdi like an are-le-nt
Ikiw from the neighborhood of Karte
Siling to Thaba N"ch:i and whu-h cover
the main road from H'oemfonti-in to Win
burg. On Tuesday Geneial Huberts- decided to
clear the Hoers out of three kopjs to the
east of Rioemfonteln. and this was done by
mounted infantry in co-operation with Max
Tucker, who had seized the town of
Vlakfonteln the day before, was in com
mand. The Itoer" nlKimlor-ed thir hlde-and-"eek
tactic" and came otit In th" open
plain. T'.ey suffered severe Io---e- n this
On the same day the Drlti"h forces at
HOui N'ek twtlve miles north of Thaba
N'Chu. gained possession of a pas com
ma tide.) on tsith sides by li.ier". The Ca
nadian" and Gordons stormed the hill on
the left, while the Shropshire." and Mar
shall's Horse attacked in front, driving the
burghers In confusion to the north.
Dtiebtle-'s the object of these movement;
l to try to thrust bark the Hoers far to
the e-itvvard and make th'-ir advanced in
trer.ehment" at ISramlfort untenable, thus
baring thf way for the trotps moving t;p
At Warrenton the same desultory "hell
ing which has been dully reported con
tinues. Sir Frederick t'arrington ha" arriv.l at
Marandella'- Depot on tt.e .'.eira-S.ili-bury
Il.iIIn.i.. v. h-re stoies have b.-en ct.tlec; -J.
t'olonel I'lumtr i one more -a'J ? c
moving tautiotiflv al..n; the line, of tne
railroads toward Maf.kir.ir.
Of the tishting force of the I?or. a resi
dent of Johannesburg aIh has let.hed
t'ap.' Tovvti told the Dally Tf legi-iph t..r
re.sp.jn.ieiit that the Transvaal now ..ts in
Hie riel.1 3."i n.ea. He adds that the l"n-
loriu alsell.tl I" -llOlt of M3nfal'lH I'O.V Jer
and is lesortliifc to bla k pevvo. r. The nip
1 1 ..r Mauser ritle-" I" a!-o exliuu-tetS. t.i.e
ll.ore defeU.. It Is pre.lit . -.1. Wtll vlll the
Net trTlteb-s, the llo-l" -111 t-t be hold
ing their own up to l.r- albeit the B.lt-l-ll
l.ne lultlpeltvtl.then! tj .llMll.1 .11 v.r.
ai advanced i-ts ii m Flee Staie.
iiti:it aitaciv ittti'i i.st:n.
laindon. May i A di-patcli from Mafe
klng. tescilbln th Hor attack or April
"The bombardment of th t'rru-ot a
the hottest of the st-fce. Many shell- en
tered the hospital and woman's laager.
Fader cover of the artillery .1 lari;e forie
tommaiidcd by Cronje itiit juiiniitrr. lu
cluiling the German corps, advanced clo--to
Fort A brums. The ;,.tirl-on lay low un
til the 1'ocr fot.e v.a-at close runse. wbe:i
thev fired a volley, killed five, wound-d
maiiv and the attack was reputed. The
bombardment then tci-cd. The i;..rs, un
der a lied Cross Hag. lal.r. weie peimltl. 1
to recover their dead."
IIAMIl.TO.Vi fl I.Ttl.
Itvinilon. May i. -laud lloberts forwaids a
hat of the casualties of General Iati Ham
ilton's forte. April 30. as follows:
Killed- .Major Sowers, IJeuflmiit Parker
te I one private.
Wounded- Fuur offlcrs ai.J rive nun.
Mi-siii Two oftloers and ten Ineu.
It UF.N-)tMVI-:t.l. Kl.l..
liitdon. May " Lord H.tb-rls lias tele
graph! d to the War O'Mce fto'ii ltloeinfoii
tein. under to-djy's date, that news had
been received from fol..nel Ita.len-I'owell.
the Hritlsh toinm'an.ler at M.ifekiug. sayliu;
that all was well, there.
Finn 1 n: a iass.i:.
Thaba N"Ci'.u. Tuesday. May I. Afternoon.
General Hamilton's dlvl-ion was engine.)
; esterd.ty aud to-tiay In forcing a pa-ge
northward. At lloul N'ek, the le.er fiont
held a line of hills commanding the "Ides' if
the Nek. The 'ana. liaus and Gordon- ..t
iu.ke.1 the hill to the left and the Shrop
shire" and Marshall's hor"ts. supported by
a t'attery. also in tie an attack on tho en
emy, who finally finl, leavlnc many wouud
td. and the parage was cltared.
The Hoeir on the mountain are now -helling
the outlint; company, necessitating re
moval to a --iter place.
The lioers lnve three guns on the hill lo
the ta"tnarl of this plate, outside the
range of the Itiill-h artillery. The Itot-r
shelling Is not doing any damage. The
tnemy retain their position and the British
are not attempting to dislodge them.
Genera! Hamilton, by teaching Hunt N"I:
after a full day's ti?htln. secured the Tlialu
to hi: i.iim; ihw kit.
special 1iy cahi.e.
1indon. Thutsday. May 3. (Copyright.
lit. by the New Vt.rk Herald Company.
A speilul dlsiKitch to the Dallv .Mail from
Lorenzo Maniuer. May , ayj:
"The Admiral Aube, n French ship from
Havre, arrived here with Kim baits of rof
lee. ".rtM bag" of sugar and Ut cases of
matches cousignt"! to the -ymllcate which
buys entirely for the Pretoria Government.
Four moro vessels of the French merchant
marine are expected to arrive this month
with similar consignments.
"Evidently the Transvaal Government In
tend" 1" make a long resistance. Storing
of provisions at Lyiltnburg continues. For-
Contlnned on l'r Two,
'emu: i. w n m:us.
t i:..b-n- ... .1. hv.ring lw .1 .f.i k" -
j oi. ill.- Hot i..-..i i.ns b-tv.-.tt Thaba
N't'h'i aid llriii.Hort In ord- r to
tear a path for ::ie general adv.tn '
frrm Hloemfcntt In.
O The iiihis ;tre report. I r. 'pit c in t&
- he Free state, after a stiff I i;ht the
te tails ,.f vvliiili an lat'.'"g. It -
k said to be the Field Mar I,..' s ptl -
I,..-e to n:,iL. the advanced tiu-n-h-
meiTt- at Kra.i.iftre. tuiti-nabTt.
! The sct.;M- of the op ran...--- ;o.'ni'
t t . !e ext' ii-ive. t'tittayem. nt" btlg
s r.iorte.1 ail along the line of tl.'g's
held by Hie H-er".
5 Lord llolerl- lias heart! f"ii V ! --
Pov.t II. who reports alt well a M .f -
king on April lit.
Ko-sbeig. an AnKriean. .otrrv--' d
the 1'e.er artillery ; the Sit" a" F.-s
vw-t.irv. He w.i" witiindct ii f. r -5
plate-, but i" returning to t'ie O ' . i
He formerly -erv d a dynam.'e gt:n
The King if -.vt.lt i aeorci'. .s t ..'
t the Hor- lav. t.. t hi" s mpat " H
- favors i1'.- Ir.-i"!i rj.-e ef ti v.""
intm nrt rir thst
1UK ncuat IHAI
AGUINALOQ IS DEAD,
Aineiicaii anil Kvcn Stiino Tn-
mh-jjpiiI (flic(t Think Hi
SLAIN BY SAVAGE IGARROfES.
Major Marili ami lit'iir-ral Tina
Arc t'ltiiviiicetl Tiiar the
Leader nf the Insurrec
tion Is "o .Mure.
Manila, May (5neral Funston has Jl
covere.1 an insurgent warehouse neif
CalMinatuatj. Province of New Kglja. con
taining all the archives of the alalnla
government, Aguinaldo's correspondence ur
to the time of his night, and much valua
ble historical mattr.
The belief is growing that Acuinaldo wa
killed by the Igorrotes. Thr is. no proof
that he hat been alive since Major Teyton
C. .March . f ihe Thirty-third Keglment
abandoned th chase after the Filipino
leader in the Ber.ge.et Mountains. An In
surgent officer, who recently surrendTed to
General Young, says that the Insurgent
General Tino holds thle belief Tino held,
regular eommunlcatlcn vrtih Aguinaluo un
til Decemtr ii. cce when he has h'ari
nethlnc from him. and Tino think" that
Aguinaldo would find means to cnmmunl
ate with him "f alive
Major March's Information was that
there were only half a dcen euier with
Aguinaldo when he tied leyond the Hor.to3
vviidern-.". where the savai.e are hostllo
to all Ktranuers.
Friends of Aguinaldo'" wife asert that
she las' heard nothing from him since they
parted. She is In a delicate condition and
nearly prostratej with worry. Therefora
she has not lieen informt-d of tle death tit
her child, and thit.ka it Is with friends at
The Sultan of Sulu. with a tetiune. ii
cludlng st-vei.il of bis wives, has sailed tor
Singapore, ostensibly oc. m tehgioas mi"
slon. A liong-lsoiig disttch ta a A.an m,
paper -a" the Sultan has gone to Singa
Iore iu order to protest to the Uritis1!
against the Atneri'-ans "tublislilug a tariff
acalust Imports, clalinuig tha it Is a vio
lation of the treaty of li betvveer Spain.
Crtat Hritalti and Grti,aiiv-. Germany Kuar
nnteelng the Sulu Islands free trade, where
a the Atnetlcam have established a tariff
nearly doubling the tri.es of tohacco. ric-
and the Sulu staple- of life, mo-t of which
are imported front Singapore.
Tiie Filipino crew cf the steamship E--eano
recently inutii.Ied in the channel be
tw.tii tvbii and I.tytc. and kille.1 the Car
tain, the mate mid the own'r. Senor Ei-
ano. and tii" -on with knives, after a des-p-rate
-truggle. The mutineers thtn "cut
tled the ship and escaped to the Lej-tj
Mountains with J-;.vtt.
Desii-rale Slantl Made y II;nnlfi:i
Manila, May 2 The American gartisoa ni
Calnblg. 1-ljnJ of Samar. consiting of
thirty men. belonging to the Forty-thirtl
Heeiment. has been attacked by Insurgent.
Twtnty of the Americar.s were killed. Th
remainder were rescued.
The Americar" were iuarter.sl in the Cal
ublg Church which the enemy, n.imberlug
several liunttret! men. surrounded and fierce
ly attatkeil. The Ameri'-tn- '.Jgl.t fir
two tlav" and tlun ;Jie Inursents n.anac !
to Ignite the i.e.f of the t hurch and t
bunitsl awav and final!;.- f II upon th in
sl.le the edlttee The walls remnne'i Intact,
however, und were ii-ed as ,i shtLer by
ttie lie-temd Ameritaiis for ihree tktys lons
.. the enemy attacking the building on all
sides at once.
Tf.e Amerltar" eotitlnueil tiring from th-
vvindov.s mil dtor of the chM h and "I'd,
great execution among the Fiilptno St l"
estimated that ovr S of the iitvr weri
killed, many de.ul ImvIIcs le-ing remo'cd
trom th scene of the tiuhtlne
After five davs' re?b-laii'-e by the Ameri
cans a lieutenant and eight men rtrriv."!
from Ijoan and cngiged the besieger", who
The fortunate arrival of these ie-enforc-tr.tnls
preventt.l the annihilation of tho
American force I. .trenched in Ihe churcn.
who had foetitclly dectincl lo surrender
The ten survivors were wit'tout food. ha
little ammunition aud were e-thanste-1
when relieved. .
This tight has encouraged tiie rilip'nos.
who are now acting in an agr.sl-.e man
ner and threatening that section r h(?
coast, iiartlcularly th- tow-i of atar-n.
whence the garrison probably will be witi
ilrawn to laiaan.
ICrn'ei's Detiee Ortleiinir ISritisIi
tn 1j.-j.ivp Transvaal.
London. May i -A tiispateh from PretorH
giv-s the text of President Krnger's procla
mation expelling British subjects from the
Transvaal. It says;
"s numerous burghers insist on the re
moval of the British, and a the Govern
ment Is desirous of complying with tha
w-lshea of the burghers and others favor
able to the ll'publrc. all Britishers resid
ing in ike district and town of Pretoria and
the Witwatersrand gold fields mu"t leave.
the State within thlrt3--six hours from
noon April . Exception will be m-ui- in
th- rase of those obtaining special permits."