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The St. Louis Republic. [volume] (St. Louis, Mo.) 1888-1919, June 03, 1902, Image 1

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Diagram showing the relative jvositions of the various leases on the Catlin tract and the relation of
the entire tract nnd Lindoll boulevard to the World's Fair site. The stars at the intersections of Union
boulevard with Lindell boulevard and Skinker road with Lindell boulevard show that portion of Lindell
which has been leased to the connecting railway. Lindell boulevard between these points is a part of
the Catlin tract, having never been dedicated as a public thorough fare.
GATLIN TRACT LEASED
TO PRIVATE CONCERNS
Ground Sought by Exposition Man
agement Secured by Hay
State Company.
LINDELL BOULEVARD CLOSED.
That Thoroughfare Rentedto Rail
way Corporation Papers Con
veying the Property
Filed Month Ago.
Owners of the Catlin tract announced last
night through Slopes Greenwood, that
leases of nearly every foot of the Catlin
tract -which the "World's Flair corporation
has sought to condemn have been executed
by the' Park View Realty Company. In
irhlch. corporation the owixrsklj lsTre3ted.
to the Bay State Company end the Con
necting Railway Company, for a period ex
tending bjond the- close of the Exposition.
The papers covering the terms of the
transfers were filed a week ago In the
Recorder's office. They show that "William
D. T. Cave, treasurer of the Century Thea
ter, was the party named In the transfer
of 3,200 feet along Lindell boulevard, begin
ning at the west limits of the lease of the
Wabash depot terminals and ending at
Skinker road. The northern line of the
lease Is the thirty-two-foot right of way of
the Wabash extending through the center
of the Catlin tract. Cave asigned the lease
to R. F. Kilgen. president of the Bay State
Company.
, Lindell boulevard, from Union boulevard
to Skinker road, Is leased to the Connecting
RaUway. That portion of the Catlin tract
north of the Wabash 32-foot right of way,
from De Bailvere avenue to Skinker road
with tha line of the Colorado Railway as
the north limit has been leased to the Con
necting Hallway, and likewise a strip U5
feet wide north of the Colorado Railway,
beginning 1,100 feet west of De Bailvere ave
nue and extending through the Catlin tract
and 1,700 feet beyond Skinker across other
property of the Park View Realty Com
pany, to the north and south line of the
Suburban Railway.
A. further lease of 300 by 200 feet has been
made of the northwest corner of Lindell
boulevard and De BaHvere avenue, forming
a, triangular piece of ground Just outside ot
the strip secured, sometime ago by the Wa
bash Railway for depot terminal.
President Francis was surprised last night
when Informed of the repmt in i elation to
the leases. He said that the property which
had been transferred was that which the
World's Fair Company had Intended to add
to the Exposition site, and all he could
say was that If It became Impossible to
obtain the property. It would be necessary
for the Exposition management to cut
down a great many more trees In the
Forest Park tract, which had been as
signed to the company, for the purpose or
erecting structures Tor the Fair.
He declared that he had not read the
decision of the court, announced yester
day, with respect to the condemnation
suit, but understood that it acknowledged
the right of the Exposition Company to
condemn, while It made clear the necessity
for the company to specify to what uses
the ground would be put.
Joseph H. Beckwith. secretary and Incor
porator of the Connecting Railway Com
pany, which came lntp existence two months
ago, confirmed at his residence last night
the details of the leases secured by the Con
necting Railway Company on the several
portions of the Catlin trsct which have-already
been described.
R. M. Kilgen. president of the Bay State
Company, confirmed the lease on the Catlin
tract last night He said that the transfer
had been made In their case about one
monxn ago, ana mat the papers were filed
at that time.
"Beyond stating that the lease Is In con
nection with the World's Fair I am not at
llhftrtv tn rm" vnTn!nfY "T ITHim. ,r
lips are sealed as to the figures which we '
land will be used." Other authority made
it evident that the frround would be usjd
for amusement enterprises.
The original lease on a portion of the
Catlin tract was mads two months ago. It
Included a trlancle beginning at the main
line of the railway east of De Ballvlere ave
nue, and carried the road across that thor
oughfare Into a strip beginning on the west
side of De Ballvlere and crossing the Cat
lin tract diagonally to the frontage of r-00
feet on Llntfpii Mni.v.n4 a t.i.. a
root right-of-way extending from this de-'
not termfnni t.m,,f. .. .. e-i-,- i
road was leased ot the same time to the
Wabash. The latter leases to the Bay State
Company and the Connecrlnj Railway oc
cupy all of the remaining ground In the
tract south of the Colorado- Railway, be
tween, De Ballvlero avenue and Rklnker
road.
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EXPOSITION COMPANY'S
RIGHT TO CONDEMN
Court Upholds This Privilege, but
States That Property Uses
Must lie Specified.
DISMISSED ON TECHNICALITY.
President Francis Says Fair Man
agement Is Satisfied With
Ruling, but Uoes Not In
dicate Next Step.
Judges Hough and Wood decided yester
day. In the condemnation proceedings of
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nu trufms lair corporation against tne
Park Valley Realty Company, owners of
the Catlin tract, that the Exposition Com
pany had the right to condemn that ground
for public uses, but held that it was neces
sary for the Exposition management to
state specifically what upon thiy intended
iu mane oi me property. The suit was dis
missed for the reason that these uses had
not been set forth.
At a late hour last night President Frau
ds and other officials of the World's Fair
were not ready to commit themselves as
to the future course of the Exposition Com
pany. General Counsel James L. Blair
stated that ho had not read the decision,
but understood that it accorded the compa
ny the right to condemn under certain pro
visions. In the whole, the decislnn una
regarded as satisfactory to the World's Fair
management.
The decision reads:
Jntlce lluugh'a Decision.
The points involved in this case have
been discussed with rare ability by coun
sel and questions presented lor consid
eration have been elaborated In exhaust
ive briefs, which display great research
and learning. It Is impossible, honever.
In the midst of the duties devolving up
on a nisi prlua juage, to detote the time
nececsary to write an opinion rtvuwlng
the uuinorUles cited by counsel, wmen
have been con&luered by tne court, and
we are ODlUeti u content ourselves wnn
simply announcing tne propositions of uw
and tact, -nhlch are deciueo.
Section 1532, Revised Statutes. IK'S, autho
rizes the pialntitr to condemn land tor tne
purpose ot noluicg a Worlds Fair, 'lhe al
legations of Urn tietltlon. which are sup
ported by the testimony, shon tnat the use
tor which plain till seekb to take the proper
ty aesenbed In aid ot the pun-yosej for
which it was Incorporated is sucn a public
line as will authorize thu plaint. if to exer
cise the right of eminent domain.
A bona tide effort to agree vtlth the owner
of the land as to the compensation to be
paid for the tract, or Interest therein
sought to be acquired, must be shown to
confer Jurisdiction upon the court In con
demnation proceedings. This effort must
be directed to the specific tract of land, and
the specific Interest therein described In the
petition, which is sought to be condemned.
Use of Lands.
The tract of tend described In the peU
tlon In this case (No. 23153) corresponds
with the land described In the letter to the
defendant realty company, dated February
L 1902, making an offer for same.
The petition alleges as the term of years
which the plaintiff seeks to acquire In the
property, a term ending Starch 1, 1304, but
the proof shows negotiations for a term of
years ending February 1. 1934.
The preliminary effort to agree should bs
had with reference to the term which Is set
out In the petition.
The specific nature of the use to which
the lands are to be devoted should also be
disclosed In the negotiations and stated In
the petition.
This proposed use was an essential factor
In the negotiations, and a necessary allega-
w in ine peuuoa, 10 enaoie me court lot
determine whether the use sought to be
trade Of thA lftnri fa enMi a hoa am a,4l.
lzes the exercise of the power of eminent
Hamnln nnrt nlcn tn ntili1a th. inu, ... I
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instruct tne commissioners as to the meas
ure of damages.
Lewis In his work of Eminent Domain
says: The petition should show the use
or purpose for which the property Is dc
rired, and that It Is within the statutory
power conferred. It should show a clear
right to condemn the property described.
Accordingly, It must not only show that the
property Is wanted for public use, but inust
also Bhow that It Is a use that Is within
the particular statute under which the pro
ceeding Is had.
The net under which plaintiff Is Incor
porated attempts to grant the power to lease
the Interests acquired by condemnation pro
ceedings. The right of eminent domain can
5? . li?JnTokeJ fr any such purpose. Tho
plaintiff cannot in this proceeding acquire
rr"'"'t ur money-maiung purposes.
The right to acquire the land by condemna
tion proceedings, coupled with the reciprocal
right on the pan of the public to the use.
Defendant's Compensation.
Lastly. It ia essential that the particular
character ot th. use be stated for the rea
oa that th defendant is entitled to the
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LEADING TOPICS
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TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC.
THE SI'N RISES THIS MORNING AT
4-37 AND SETS THIS EVENING AT 7:13.
THE MOON RISES TO-MORROW
MORNING AT 3:18.
WEATHER. IXDICATIOXS.
For St. Louis and Vicinity Partly
clondy anil cooler.
For Sllsnouri MiiiTrrm and thnnder
tormH nnd cooler Tuesday. Wednes
day fair.
For Illinois Pnrtly clondy Tnpsdny,
showers and thunderstorms except In
south; cooler in centra!. Wednesday
fair.
Page.
1. England Pays for War to Induce Boers
to Stop.
1. Democrats of Cole Sound Party Note.
Row of Factions In Every County.
Sudden Death of F. L. McGlnness.
3. Opposed Thanking Hay for Speech.
Tribute to Henry Hitchcock.
4. Republic Form Chart.
Fa!- "rounds Races.
5. East Side News.
6. Alaska Now Lighted by Volcanic Fires.
Republicans Ready to Fight It out.
Flag of World's Fair Colors Raised.
Yaquls Fight Mexican Troops.
7. Zlegenheln Explains Banking Methods.
Merry War Over School Picnic
June Grand Jury Is Impaneled. '
8. Editorial. ""
Miss Chapman Married to Charles P.
BlalstJell.
9. Railway News From All Points.
10. Republic "Want" Advertisements.
Birth, Marriage and Death Records.
11. Rooms for Rent and Real Estate Adver
tisements.
12. Securities Close Strong Despite Profit-
Taking.
River News and Personals.
Found Drowned In a Pond.
13. Summary of St. Louis Markets.
Shorts Buy at Close on Local Exchange.
14. Display Rooms for Manufavturers.
Texas Cotton Crop Outlook.
Suicide of a Young Girl.
Bloomlngton to Have Fair.
compensation not only for the temporary
use of Itn property, but also for all dam
ages which It may sustain by reason of such
use. nnri tMz .nmnnaniK .... . ..
prior to entry on the land and must be paid 1
III lliUllCJ.
If the land Is to be covered with buildings
or railroad tracks, converted Into a lake or
used as a Mexican horticultural garden. It
Is manifest that the just compensation re
quired by law will vary in each Instance,
and as the decree can only provide for a
money payment and cannot require the
plaintiff to enter Into bond to restore the
property to the same condition In which it
was taken; and. furthermore, as tho prop
erty can only be used for the purposes for
which It Is condemned, the necessity for de
claring under the World's Fair statute the
particular use to bo made is manifest.
It was not necessary that an effort to
argue should have been made with the
trustees and que trust defendants In this
caBe. They are not owners of tho land with
in the meaning of the condemnation statute
and have no power to treat for or convey
an estato for years in the property sought
to be acquired by the plaintiff.
For the reasons stated In points 2 and 3
me pciiuuu is aismissed.
WARWICK HOUGH,
Circuit Judge.
ENGAGEMENT OF CONDE NAST.
St. Louis Man Will Wed Sister of
Marquise de Choiseul.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
New York, June -Announcement was
made to-day at Tuxedo Park of the en
gagement of Miss Jeanne Clarlsse Coudert.
youngest daughter ot the late Charles Cou
S?rt,.?f the 'aw flnn of Coudert Bros., to
Mr. Conde Nast, who Is a member of a
prominent family of St. Louis H is a
grandson of the late L. A. BenoistT
rL9.ent H.terot 'e Marquise
de Choiseul of Paris, and a niece of Mr
Frederic R. Coudert of this city.
E. L. Benolst of St. Louis stnfrf la
night that he knew nothing of t!ie engage
ment of Mr. Nast and Mh.s Coudert. S
BODY TO BE REMOVED JULY 1.
Brooklyn "Will Carry Lord Paunce-
fote's Corpse to England.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Washington, June i-Lord Pauncefot-'s
body probably will be taken to England
about July l on the Brooklyn. Tho Navy
Department has ordered that only such
forrtthl shlD. hWOrth ot l ordered
ple'tedfoe'jun'e Smada " Caa b' com'
f?I3"5vlLPeparUnnt " notified that
ontn after tho coronatton cereWnleV T'
MO.. TUESDAY,
ROGHAMBEAU PARTY
ARRIVE TO-MORROW,
Will Visit the World's Fair Site
Thursday Mornhijr and Coun
try Club in Afternoon.
RECEPTION IN THE EVENING.
Friday Morning the Distinguished
Guests, Inclndinr the Countess
de Rochaiubeau, Will Take
Upon the River.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
New York. June 2. The Roehamheau par
ty will leave New York at 1 to-morrow aft
ernoon on the Southwestern Limited, trav
eling over the sNew York Central. Lakr
Shore and Big Four ralIroad, arriving In
St. Louis Wednet-day evening at 6:4i.
The party, which is In charge of C. L
Hllleary. assistant general passenger agent
of the Big Four will be made up of the
Comte de Rochambeau, Comtesso de Ro
chambeau, Comte do Lafayette. M. Michel
Lagrave. General Commissioner of the
French Government to the Louisiana Pur
chase Exposition; M. Jean Gullemin, First
Secretary of tho French Embassy; M. R
DeBilly, Secretary of the Embassy; M
Boeufve. French Consul in New York: M.
DeRothlacob. L'eutenant de VaNscau, Mr
Ed Wellhoff and Mr. Thomas W. Cridler,
Commissioner to Europe of the Louisiana
Purchase Exposition Company.
The programme for the entertainment of
the guests of the Exposition was submitted
to M. Lagravo at the Waldorf-Astoria
Hotel to-night and received his cordial ap
proval except In one particular.
It was originally Intended that tho Com-
tesse de Rochambeau should remain In tho
city while the gentlemen of tho party took
a sail up tho river. The Comtesee, how
ever, has requested thtt the pro;r.inune In
this respect be changed so as to Include
her In tho river party. The reison for this
Is stated to be that the Comtesse, upon tho
return of the party to New Yoik, artu tho
unveiling of the Rochambeau status In
Washington, last Tuesday, was carried up
the river, the gentlemen disembarking at
the Battery, and being drhen up Broad
way, where they w-ere received at the City
Hall by the Mayor and the Board of Alder
men. The arrangement was not to the lik
ing ot the Comtesse and sho has asked that
the party be kept intact as much as pos
sible, and this will bo done.
I'rusramnie for Three Un.
The programme submitted, .-.nd which win
be carried out, except for this change, is
as follows:
Wednesday. June 4, 6:45 p. m. The party
to be met at Union Station by the chairman
of the Committee on Ceremcme3 and the
French Consular Acent. Mr. LoUo Segue-
net. They will be eseorttd to tho Planters
Hotel, where accommodations have been re
served. President Francis of the Exposition r
and the members of the Committee on Cere- j
monies will call upon them. i
Thursday, 11 a. m. Special cars will Le j
taken at the hotel and will convey the lis-
ltors to the World's Fair site, where car- i
riages will be provided for a vlilt to the j
Exposition grounds and buildings. j
The party will arrive at 2 p. m. at the
Country Club, where luncheon will be
served and other entertainments will be pro-
vll!ed
Leave the Countrv Club at 6.S0 p. m. and
return to the Planters Hotel, arriving at
7:50 p. m.
Thurday evening hai been set apart for
ruch functions as may bj determined upon
after a conference of the visitors with the
Consular Agent of France in St. Louis and i
a committee of prominent French residents.
Frlday. 11 a. m. The gentlemen ot the
party will be driven from the hctel tc the
river front to take a trip along the river,
viewing the Eads and Merchants' bridges.
During the trip luncheon will be served on
the boat.
The Comtesse de Rochambeau will be en
tertained at breakfast at 1 p. in. by Mrs. J.
L. D. Morrison. Tne Comtesse will be
t?ken frcm the place of luncheon at 4 p. m.
to the residence of Mrs. George H. Shields
for a reception by th; members of the
Daughters of the Revolution.
The gentlemen of the party will return
from the trip on the river at 4 p. m., and
will take carriages for a ride through the
city, Arriving at the hotel at G.30 p. m.
Trlday evening a reception will be given
by the St. Louis Club from SJ0 to 11 In
honor of the visitors.
Go From Here to Chicago.
The party will leave St. Louis Saturday
for Chicago, where they will remain until
Sunday night, returning to New York
Monday. They will sail for home on
Thursday, June 12.
The distinguished visitors have been over
whelmed with the receptions accorded them
throughout the East.
Sir. Hllleary, who will look after the com
fort of the guests on the trip West, has I hand over all their guns, rifles and maiil
made arrangements that every comfort j tlons cf war In their possession, or under
shall be theirs. They will leave here In
special care and fresh flowers will decorate
the table at each meal between New York
and St. Louis. Tho Comtesse Is passionate
ly fond of flowers and Mr. Hllleary will
see to It that her taste in this particular
Is gratified.
Comtesse Expresses Her Delight.
The Comtesse, in relating her impres
sions of this country, said to-day:
"I am delighted with everything that
sums all up. The first thing that really lm- !
pressed me was the entrance to New York.
We have a little statue of Liberty In Palis,
but I had no idea that the real statue was
so big and so Imposing. The Statue of
Liberty was my first Impression; It was a
good one, and It has lasted."
"As for tall buildings, I am not of a suffi
ciently engineer'nc mind to appreciate them.
I look at them with my eyes only, not with
my understanding. I am only a woman,
and women like flowers, laces and dainty
things. If I were a man I suppose I would
enthuse more about them than I do. As It
Is, they frighten me; they are wonderful
and terrible, but not pretty. I prefer pretty
things. I was perfectly enchanted with
Washington. I think it is the most beauti
ful city I have ever seen."
The Comtesse looked wonderingly at her
Interviewer, when he asked her what her
Impression of the taste in dress of the
American women was. She looked down
upon her fluffy pearl-gray costume Before
replying, as If to assure herself that noth-
i& was amiss, anu men said
That's a very difficult ouestlrm tn on- i
wTuTd lr$&&Z'g ' '.! administration of justUe? "
are some things they wear which I would "Sixth Possession of rifles win be al
not particularly fancy." iowed fc, e Transvaal and Orange River
JUNE 3, 1902.
ARCH IN THE
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urtam wall of the Palace of aried Industries, showing the arch of one of the entrances, givin"
egress to the front of the structure faring on Lindell boulevard.
The skeleton frame is carried up to the cornice line of the building. Go feet above the ground. The
roof trus&es of the building wi' rest partially on what is the sky line of the framework. Through the
network of timber on the right of the picture appears the outline of the Emergency Hospital. "
iRITASN PAYS FOR WAR TO
INDUCE BOERS TO STOP.
Burghers Will Receive .fin.OOO.OOO Free Grant for Restocking Farms
and Liberal Loans Will Be Made for tile Same Purpose Dutch
Language to Be Taught and to Be Used in Court, Anns
Will Be Retained and All Boers Outride the Trans-
vaal Will Be Returned at British Expense.
SELF-GOVERNMENT TO 4BE ESTABLISHED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
London. June :. The House of Commons
heard with comparative cairr.neis 'o day n
formal statement of the terms uhich the
Beers had been induced to accept as a con
dition of surrender.
After details had been carefully digested,
a member of the House, a suprorter of tho
Government, summed them up In thesa
words:
"The Boers get fJ.WO.OOO for giving up
their independence. They lose nothing else.
They get loans ample to stock their farms
, ana start llfe a"?"- "ithout Interest
I years, and then. In their own time.
for two
at 3 per
VCI";
I England pays for the war. It does not
tirai me nuers a penny mom than thev
l.ae already paid out.
i:n oosi r.tii, siay
i:i:comi: lmrrisit slhject.
"The Transvaal and Orange River Colony
vviu nave self-government, at least as In-
J dependent as that of any British Colony.
Prupi-rty rights, of ull burghers are to he
ri'spected.
"Enslat.d will transport back a'l orNan
ers of war and all oilier burghers who ac
knowledge the sovereignty of King Edward.
Even Mr. Kruger, if he make the proper
acknowledgement, nny return to Pretoria,
with all the rights of a British subject.
"It Is hard to see how England could
have been mure liberal."
Mr. A. J. Balfour. First Lord pf the
Treasury, and Government leader, faced a
crowded house, when he arose this after
noon to read the terms of surrender, as
follows:
"His excellency. Lord Milner, In behalf
of the British Government, his excellency.
Mr. Stfyn, General Brerr.ner. General C. R.
De Wet and Judge Hertzog. attlng 1:; telialf
of the Orange Free State, and General
Schalkberger. General Reltz. General Louis
Botha and General Delarey. acting la be
half of their respective burghers, derdrlng
to terminate the present hostilities, agree
to the following terras:
IlLlKilUCRS TO GIVE
ALLEGIANCE TO KI.G.
"First The Burgher foice-5 In tha field
will forthwith lay down their arms and
their control, and desist from further re
sistance and acknowledge King Edward
VII as their lawful sovereign. Th man
ner and details of this surrender will be
arranged betwe:n Lord Kitchener and Com
mandant General Botha, assisted by Gener
ul Delarey and Chief Commandant De Wet.
"Second AH burghers out9.de the limits
of the Transvaal and Orange River Coiony
and all prisoners of war at present outside
South Africa, who are burghers, will, on
duly declaring their acceptance of the nasi
ticn of subjects of his Majesty, be brought
back to their homes au soon as means ot
transport can be provided and mtans of
subsistence assured.
PERSONAL LIUEnTY A.D
PROPERTY AnE SAFEGUARDED.
"Third The burghers so returning will not
be deprived ot their personal liberty or
property.
"Fourth No proceeding, civil or criminal,
will be taken against any burghers surren
dering, or so returning for any acts in con
nection with the prosecution cf the war.
The benefits of thli clause do not extend to
certain acts contrary to the usages ct war.
which had been notified by the Commander-in-Chief
to the Boer Generals, and which
raall be tried by court-martial after the
close ct hostilities.
"Fifth The Dutch language wiU be
taught In the public schools of the Trans-
vaal and Orange River Colony, whero the
parents desire it, and will be allowed in the
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PALACH OF VARIED INDUSTRIES.
colorles to persona- requ'ring them for their
protection, on taking out a license, accord
ing to law.
"Seventh The military administration or
the Transvaal and Orange River colonies
will, at the earliest possible date, be suc
ceeded by a civil government, and. so soon
as circumstances permit, reprssentitlve in
stitutions leading up to self-government
will be Introduced.
"E ghlh The question of granting the
franchise to nat ves will not be decided un
til alter the introduction of silt government,
"Ninth No special tax will be Imposed on
land property in the Transvaal or Orange
i River colonies to defray the expenses of the
i war.
CITIZENS TO HE RESTORED
TO TIIKllt OM1 HOMES.
"Tenth As soon as the conditions permit
It. a commission on which the local Inhab
itants will he rprrsented. will byappolnted
in each d'strlct of the Transvaal and Or
ange River colonies under the presidency of
a magistrate or other o&lclal, for the pur
rose of assisting In the restoration of the
people to their homes and supplying those
who, owin to war losses, nre unable to
prov de for themelvs. with food nnd
shelter and the necessary amount of secJ,
stock and tmplemnts, etc. ind!sp;nsable
to the resumption of their normal occu
pations. "His Majestv's Government will .lace at
the disposal of these commIslons the sum
of f3.00O.0CO sterling and will all-w all
the notes Issued under the law of 1SC0 of the
Scuth African Republic and all receipts
given up to officers In the field of the late
Republic?, or under their orders, to be Dre- I
sented to a Judicial commission, which will '
be appointed by the Government and If J
such noten and receipts are fund by this i
commission to have been duly Issued In I
return for valuable considerations they will
be received by the first named Commis
sioners as evidence of war losses, suffered
by the persons to which they were origi
nally given.
I.OAS TO HE GRANTED
OX LIBERAL TERMS.
"In addition to the shove named free
grant of three mllllsn pounds sterling. His
Majesty's Government will be prepared to
make advances, on lean, for the same pur
poses free of Interest for two year?, and
afterwards repayable, over a period of
years, with three per cent interest. No
foreigner or rebel will be entitled to bene
fit under this clause."
After he had concluded reading the peace
agreement. Mr. Balfour proceeded:
'There are certain points not dealt with
In the document I have Just read, and which
was signed on Saturday night. Therefore
It may be convenient If I read a dispatch
from Lord Kitchener to the Secretary of
State for War. dated May 30, as follows:
" 'After handing the Boer delegates a
copy ot the draft of the agreemsnt, I read
them a statement and gave them a copy of
It, as follows:
TREATMENT OF CAPE REBELS
SUFiJECT TO COt'RT'S ACTION.
" 'His Majesty's Government must place
on record that the treatment of the Caps
and Natal colonists who havo been In re
bellion, and who now surrender will. If
they return to their colonies, bo determined
by the colonial courts and the laws of the
colonies and any British subjects who have
joined the enemy will be liable to trial
under th: law of that rart ot the British
Empire to which they belong.
Majesty's Government are Informed ' J?S?I,3 and "Tenters everything but tie
r... r.,.,nl ,. . r , , m'1 . exclusive employment of union men wis
Cape Government that their views j practically agreed to. The contractors to
ig the terms to be crantl in I slst on "oDin shoos." At the labor hi.Vt.
JtlS
by the
regarding tne terms to te granted
British subjects In Cape Colony, now In the '
field, or who have surrendered or been
captured since April 12, 1301, are as fol
lows: With regard to the rank and file,
they should aU. after surrender and giving
up ineir arms, sixn a, document, before the
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1 j Vi t Trnln. Tlir.-e Cent..
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ENGLAND HAS PEACE, j
BOERS THE HONOR"
Undercurrent of Dissatirfaction;
Makes London's Celebra
tion Rirther Tame.
LIBERALS BERATE GOVERNMENT
r
Better Terms, They Say, Could'
Have Been Obtained a Year
Apo, but for Obstinacy of
Some High 'Otlicials.
London, June 2. The announcement oj
peace In South Africa was celebrated fit
London to-night with a mild repetition of
the Mnfeklng celebration.
Hundieils of thousands of peop'e surged
through the streets of London from Wblte-
chapel to Buckingham Palace, but never at
any time did the crowds equal thosa which
ereeated the verb, "to Mnfeklng."
Women, carrjlng babies, boys, drunken
loafern and others, glad of any excuse to
defy the law and -order, were the principal
elements In the ragged processions passing
through the principal streets.
Women jabbed men In the faces with
feathers, flung an apology for confetti, and
In turn were hugged and kissed by any man
who found time for such a diversion. A f ew
helpless policemen stood around and
watched the fun.
A very serious undercurrent of discontent
probably Is responsible for the fact that
London has not shown the same evidence
of rejoicing as were to be seen on Mafeklng
night.
In some quarters tho comment on this
"peace-with-honor" ending of the war was
that "Great Rritaln has the peace and the
Bors have all the honor."
Tha Liberal members of the House of
Commons declared freely to-night that
peace In South Africa might have been
secured a year earlier and upon better
terms had not the British Government been
s0 obdurate.
A curious feature of the night's street
scenes was that banners were carried in
several processions bearing the Inscription.
"Brave Buller." Not a cab or a carriage
cr bus that was driven through the streets
to-night but was decorated with flags or
some other sign of rejoicing.
At the hlght of the rejoicing s hearse
passed through Piccadilly and even the un
dertaker's! assistants, who are known as
mutes, waived Union Jacks.
PRINCE OF MONACO FREED
FROM HIS AMERICAN WIFE.
Courts of Ills PrInclpnIKy liiar De
cree of Jnillclnl Mriinrntlon
at Ills Itrqaest.
Paris. June 2. A dispatch received here
this afternoon from Monaco confirms the
report published by the Petit Journal this
morning, that, at the Instance of the Prince
of Monaco, the courts of the principality
have decreed the Judicial reparation of the
Prince and Princess of Monaco, who ws
formerly Alice, Dowager Duchess of Riche
lieu, a daughter ot Michael Heine, a banker
of New Orleans, La.
CARPENTERS STRIKE AT QUINCY
Trouble May Spread to Unions Af
fecting 4,500 Men.
F.EPl-PLIC SPECIAL.
Quincy, I1L. June 2. Two hundred and
nfty carpenters went en a rlki to-day.
After numerous conferences between con-
.uartr; nl evening It was said that? a,
sympathetic strike of til trades was nrobn-
blc. There are about 4,S organized worfC
lnrmen in this city.
The team drivers' strike was settled aka
conference between a committee from thn
employers' association and a committee of
I tne union tnls afternoon, a
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compromise
having been reached.
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