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The St. Louis Republic. (St. Louis, Mo.) 1888-1919, July 14, 1902, Image 1

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i mnl of n.li bl.Kk loam in tlif fr. gruiiuil of the Palais of aried'liiMtis
tr - The i-.mli will In spn-ail over that portion of the :raml Court whew the
I..niili-apf iiinlMHT will lay ur the Sunken tJsinleti. The t.ky Hue of the eact
f.tcmli- of the Varied Industries, along the court. aweai hehiiul the fertilizing
Sir Lianjj "lion Tun;j. Secretary ro the Chinese Embassy at the Coro
usition of Kiiifj Eduaid, Was Yostetday Appointed Chinese
Minister to the United States Wu Tinjj-fanj: "ot
Surprised, for the Reason That He Has Over
stayed Usual Time Allowed to Chi
nese Minister.
Pekin. Julv IS. Sir I.'ang Chen Tuns, sec
retary of the Chinese Embassy to the coro
nallrn of Kins Edward, was to-day ap
pointed Chinese Minister to the United
Now Ministers to Russia, France and
Italv have also been named. The selection
for thee postR show that the Dowager Em-
tTgjjfjbapilnupfi to regard the diplomatic
servjrr- as unimportant
None of the anwilnteps 1 ofhieher than
1 the- Hlue Button rank, ana none has held
any important office. All of them except
Liang Chen Tunc are unknown to the for
elcn communltv
Liang Chen Tung"? appointment pleases
the Americans hore. The newly appointed
diplomat waeducated lu America. He l a
graduate or Yale University and i able,
dlgn-lled and Imnesl
He Is the first of the body of students sent
to Ameiica in the 'TO- to receive recogni
tion befitting their accomplishments, the
Chinese official" hrving disliked them le-cau-e
nf their pro;resive view.
Washington. July 13 When The Repub
lic's dispatch concerning th newi of his
recall was shown to Minister Wu to-nUht.
he said he had aire adv received a dispatch
from a friend In China which "stateC as
much, but that he had nut jet received any
official notice, nor did he know the partlcu
larre of the proposed -change.
The whole matter Is not news, to me." he
continued "I have been here now five
jeat. which is two -years longer than the
term 'Chinese diplomats serve, and it Is now
only proper tint some one else should re
ceive a chance."
Minister Wu said he knew Sir IJang Ciien
Tung, that he had been a candidate for
the Chinese mi-!on in Washington for
some time and was now first secretary to
Prince Chlng who is the special repre
sentative of China appointed to attend the
Day of Mourning in the City and
Special Services in Every
Thousands Paid Tribute to the
Memory of the Self-Sacrificing
Youth Who Died That
Others Might Live.
Johnstown. Pa., July 11 After a con
sultation tkis evening with the four State
mine Inspectors summoned here to make a
thorough (inspection of the rolling mill
mine of thO Cambria Steel Company, James
E. Roderick, chief of the State Bureau of
Mining Inspection, dictated a, notice to
General Manager C S. Price of the Cam
bria Company, granting; formal permission
to resume operations in all sections of the
mine except the Klondike In the morning.
The Klondike workings -will likely be
closed for several days, until perfect se
curity is assured through the brattlclng of
openings and repairs necessitated by- the
Ttto Store Deaths.
Tiro raaro deaths cf rescued Tirt'ins tare
occurred nince last night. Early this morning-
John Sher and Tasante SiboUa died at
the Cambria General Hospital. These men
were anions the six living lest brought out
of the mint Friday afternoon, of which
four others have died. These deaths raise
the total fatalities to 111. although the com
ftany records have It one lesa Much con
, coronation of the Kins of England. It was:
the Intention of Prince Chlng to -return to
China by way of America, and Mr. Wu
stated to-night that if the new minister had
his credentials by that time he would prob
ably present them on his arrival here.
"Bat. of course." he added. "Jt is all
speculation. I have nothing official."
Washington. July 13 Sir I.iang Chen, the
newly appointed Minis-ter. . a comparative
ly lounc man. being only a little over to
j ears of age. Like the present Minister, he j
is s.iia to be a man or progressive la'-as,
whose opinions have been formed from his
education, which was .-eived partly in
the United State" fiom his former connec
tion v.Ith the Ch!nee Hmbassy lute and
fiom his contact with Kuropein civilization
in the course of several special missions
Chen was one of the four parties of Chi
nese bojs who were sent to the United
States about twenty jeara ago for the pur
pose of completing their education. The i
Idea of the Chinese Government was to
have each Of the bovs spend fifteen years In
this coiintrj. ten ear. In the prepartory
schoools and the remainder In the univer
sities. t'HKN A INTlfltlMlETKH
While Chang was Minister to Washing
ton some jears ago. Chen served as Inter
preter during the three years of hH In
cumbency, later he was secretary of a
special ml-ion sent to Japan; and when
the Jubilee of Queen Victoria was cele
brated he fill.l a -similar position to the
emhassy which went to London.
It wa from his connection with the lat
ter mission that he obtained hi knight
hood and received the title of Sir. Ijjst
year when China dispatched a special mis
sion to Germany to make formal apologle
for the murder of Baron von Ketteler,
Chen was h member of the party.
fusion has attended the compilation of the
All the churches of Johnstown paid more
or lcsa attention in their morning services
t- the disaster. Collections were lifted in
many for the benefit of the bereft families
of the poorer victims. Special masses were
said in tne Catholic churches.
The afternoon was devoted to funerals.
Incessantly processions moved out and
along Chestnut street toward the Catholic
cemetery, near MorrellvlIIe.
The funeral of Hike Sabot, one of the
conspicuous self-sacrificing heroes of the
disaster, took place from St Mary's Ger
man Catholic Church.
The large church was packed with
friends and those who did not know the
little dead fellow, but who had heard the
noble ttory of his achievement, which
brought him glory, but only at the expense
of his life.
Sabot was about 17 jears old. He was
a trap bos. and knew the mine like a book.
He was out at the mouth of one of the
headings when the explosion came. He
found himself unscathed, and Immediately
rushed to the rescue of the falling men
beyond him. He had dragged three Into a
working that the after-Uamp had nut
reached, and to hla help they one their
lives to-day.
llorr Mike but Died.
Back he plunged into the mine heading
after more bodies. Fatntnesa oVercme him
and he toppled over and died. When found
his hands were still clutching the clothing
of one man In a manner which showed con
clusively the boy was in the act of dragging
him out to safety when overcome.
Mike's coffin was draped In pink and a
profusion of handsome flowers were strewn
on top. As the cortege moved away from
the house there was not a dry eye In the
crowd which stood about. The men bared
their heads.
Down on Fourth hlreet. where St. Ste
phen's Catholic Church (Slovak) stands, the
street was blocked for squares by thou
sands of spectators, carriages and mourn
Alhambra. IIL. J-iy 13. Jesse OUve fled
In Saylor Springs josterday. JUs body ar
rived here this xsorninc and was taiteu to
the house of his father. 'Squire Olive, wine
the funeral w.il do hold tomorrow. Inter--ment
will be in tao OUye Cemetery,
President and Secretary Itoot De
cide to Insist That the Fri
ars Must Go.
Kej.Iy to Pope. Which Will lie
Transmitted Through Governor
Taft. May Cot He Made Pub-
lie Till Negotiations End.
Oyster Pay. X. Y.. July 11 ITcdJent,
nocev.ii anu secretary uoot wei so
busily engaged in the consideration of Im
portant subjects that neither one attended
Shortly before the morning services! be
gan at Christ i:p!conaI Church. Mrs.
lto.isi.veIt. accompanied by four of th chil
drenTheodore. Jr.: Archibald. Kermlt and
Kthel arrived at the church In a trap, from
Sagamore Hill The edifice was thronsed
wltn peop'e. and Mrs. Itoosevelx and the
children were given a cordial reception by
their neighbors and friend.
The rector, the Reverend IVoctor Wash
burn, made an Indirect reference to the as
sassination t of Mr. McKinley by basing his
sermon upon the last words of the late
President: "Thy will, not ours, will be
One of the Important question divis-ed
by the President and Secretary Root was
that relating to Governor Taft'i negotiations
witli the Vatican respecting the Philippine
Both Mr. Rootevelt and the Secretary of
War deem It unwise that the friaM should
remain In the archipelago with the prestige
they now possess. The attitude the frlar-i
!'vume Is regarded not only as a nietui-o
to the peace of the Islands, but uImj as an
obstruction to their government and to the
civilization of their Inhabitants.
Will Take- n Strung stand.
Xn statement of tlje conclusion reached
by the President and Secretary Roit couM
be obtained at Sagamore Hill, but. unof
ficially. It 1 understood that a note Is being
drafted in response to that transmitted bv
the Pope through Governor Taft to the
As Governor Taft stated in the negotia
tions, it Is likely that the reply of this"
Government will be sent to the Vatican
authorities through him.
Ample assurance Is given that the United
States will take strong ground in support
of Its contention that the friars must be
eliminated from the Philippines equator.
It is said that no official statement of any
phasc of the situation will be made public
until the negotiations with the Vatican
have been concluded, and that then the an
nouncement will be made from Washington.
"The Mayflower" In Port.
Several handsome steam yachts from New
York were In the bay to-day. among them
the President's official acht. the May
flower, which came from the Brooklyn navy
yard "under orders." Only her com
mander. Lieutenant Commander Albert
Cleave... and the President know definitely
what those orders are. '
The vessel, which Is one of the flnirt and
most handsomely fitted in the naval serv
ice, has been undergoing repairs at the
Brooklyn Navy Yard These are not com
pleted yet, and will not be for two weeks.
It I said to-day that the officers and craw,
numbering 141 men. were working un the re.
pairs and improvements night and day.
SH Itootcvelt Itrtnrnii Home.
Miss Alice Roosevelt arrived hero this
evening shortly before C o'clock. She has
been enJoing a brief sojourn at Camp San
tlnnori, on Xewcomb Lake. In the Adiron
dack, a few'iniles from the starting point
of Mr. Roosevelt when he left the North
Woods for Buffalo, after the death of Presi
dent McKInlcy
Mlss Roosevelt made the drive to the
railroad from the camp, a distance of forty
miles. In a buckboard. her driver being tho
same men who drove Mr. Roosevelt on
that memorable midnight ride.
Bathers Lounge About on Hot
Sand to Acquire Sunburn.
Long Beach, L. I., July 11 Sun baths
have become aU the rage here. Bathing
suits are donned soon after 10 o'clock and In
comfortable attire the bathers lounse about
en the hot. whits sand and acquire the
Highly prized sunburn which so eloquently
tells the story of the days spent by the sea
waves. Among those who enjoyed the beach
to-day were 1 F. Beech and L. Cady of St.
Louis and J. K. Burnham, oC Kansas City,
MO., MONDAY, JULY 14, 1902.
Hi a Hepubllc Photographer
Hoof truse. of the P.tliiee of Textiles, a they appear .et iu place ou the
t-oiiihwe.-t i-oruer of that liuildiuj:. reail.v for the emerlujr to he laid by ear
penter-s. The trusses are eonstnieteil of wood with .steel braces.. The "traveler"
which lifts this construction from the floor is behind the roof structure.
ING AT i:s.
For Mlsiotirl nnil Illinois Knlr Mon
ilii) mul iirobnbl) Tnemlnjr.
For ArUunxnx Fair Muniln) unit
For Iastrrn Trim "flittered hnvr
rrn Monday and Tueiln.
For "Wcntern Trxim Fair Monday
nml TurKilny.
I. Balfour Appointed to Succeed Salisbury.
I. Woman Locks Thief In House.
Sam Jones Declares Some Men Are Dogs.
3. Unusual Prices Boom Zinc Mines.
Registrar Thompson Will Not Resign.
Telephone Cables to Be Put Under
ground. .,
Good Crop Report Maintains Prices.
4. Kdltorlal.
Stage News and Notes.
;. Senator Elklns Favors Annexation.
6. Republic "Want" Advertisements.
7. Republic "Want" Advertisements.
Ka-t 3ke News'
River News.
S. Good Card To-Daj at Delmar Track.
Cardinals Defeat I'.rooklvn.
Hrown Break Even at Chicago.
Minor Games of Baseball.
9 Bearish Weather News IH-pie-'-es) All
Produce Market.
Live Stock.
1". Army of uyers Expected Here Soon.
Were Robbed White Waiting for Car-".
Protest Against ElrVHted Railroad.
Son of Veterans' Pknlc.
Ar- r the Opinion Tlint tlir ,"Cnr
Alirml" Imposition In ConUneil to
en urL Not to lie IllnronraKeU.
New York. July 11-Mm. Catherine J.
Wilson, president of the swell West Knd
Women's Republican Association, who Is
one of the publlc-pirited women engaged
In the work for an Improved surface-car
system n this cltv. wilt propose at the next
meeting of the Women's Committee that
women delegate, be ent to all the impor
tant cities of the United. states to Investi
gate the system in ue in thine cities, with
a view ;o discovering some methods where
by the crowded-car nuiance may be abol
ished In New York, and whether also the
"car-ahead" Imposition Is not confined sole
ly to New York, and in general to acquire
Information that may enable the women
who have started the movement to offer
authoritative suggestions to the Metropol
itan Street Railway for the better accom
modation of the public.
The women are not at ail discouraged be
cause Orrln Root, an otliclal of the Metro
politan Railroad, assured them that no im
provement of the present conditions Is po
slble. at a Joint dicussion of the,subiec.
which he held with them recently. They
are resolved not to let the matter drop
with Mr Roofs discouraging statements.
It is to remedy the lack of actual knowl
edge as to what is being done in other
cities that Jin. Wilson proposes the women
shall do their own investigating. They are
all vyimen who have been engaged in phil
anthropic, educational or reform work for
many jears. and are accustomed to Investi
gate and compile reports for presenvitlon to
the various sccletls and boards with which
they are connected
Mrs Mary Trautman, at whose house. No.
40 West Eighty-fifth street, the last meet
ing was held, will call another meeting
within a week. The Invitations are issued
to presidents of the women's, clubs.
It Had 15een in Little Girl's Throat
Several Days.
Carbondale, IIL. July 12. Addle, the S-year-old
daughter of O. P. Steed, residing In
Hawthorne Township. In White County,
was strangled to death by a grain of corn.
The child in play several days ago caught
grains of corn in her mouth. As a .conse
quence a physician was called to relieve
No further uneasiness was ;elt by her
family. Saturday she had a spell of cough
ing and died before medical aid could reach
her. A post-mortem examination by Doc
tors Parker. Creba and Allen showed that
a grain of corn lodged in the larynx earned
death by stransuution.
Si-net Inquiry Into Manner ami
I'ji list of Rhodes Clay's Death
at .Mexico, Mo.
Harm' Attorneys Xot Permitted
to He Pri'Mfiit Thought of Ask
ing for .Mandamus, but Aban
doned This "ouie.
ItEI'L'llI.lC JsPKCr.VL.
Mexico. Mo.. July li-The Inque-tt over
the body of State Representative Rhodes
Clay, who was shot at this place Thurs
day by Clarence A. Barnes, a well-knonn
joung attoniej. will be ended in the morn
Though proceedings were prlvute. it is un
derstood that the scope of the Inquest was
limited to the manner and means by which
Clay came to his death. This means simply
a verdict to the effect that d-ath wan
caused by pistol shots tired by Clarence A.
The limitations set about the inquest by
Corcner E. McD. Bridgefort even prevented
Attorneys George Rulwrtton and K. R.
Jesse, who represent Barnes, from attending
In the Interest of their client. Thli method
or procedure caused siirae crltlclsn her
slnce feeling runs high In regard to the
eT.eViam!.'"trr Ut- development U
"Sgerly dlscusd.
Attorney Robertson was at first orepared
o protect agalnn the Coroner's , actton ? and
to attempt by mandamu, proceedings to In
sure his presence and that of Mr. Jesse at
rrtaTS3f,IIe "M to-night, how
Lh,hfi . m1" pro,m had bn drawn
ass,tl hv ' nU lo n"- ' "e wa"
Doctor Hrldgefort. when eeen at h!s" res
dence to-night, stated positively that he
bad no intention of probing ,ae merits of
C0".., "" here lies the blame.
. ... -.i.ses mus rar examined are aid
.l,h",Ve.J'PO,'n of "h-a matters alto
gether, the nature of the wounds and as
, to whether they were sufficient to cause
i tlfHlh
, To-morrow one or two witnesses will be
. asked whether they saw Clay are. and that
wiuiuuc Mimier".
Prcsecutln Attorney II. L. Blckley has
returned from Colorado and further steps
will be In his hands. Attorney W. W. Kr
will also 1n Identified with the prosecution.
Barnes Is still confined to his hou-e with
his wounds. H is under arreM. and guard
ed, but It i stated that he will not be able
to appear In court for the preliminary hear-
, mg ior s-verai .lays. This will delay tho
progress ot me case that length of time.
Paymaster Bates of the Army
Owns One Five Feet Long.
Washington. July 13. Paymaster General
Bates or the army possesses the largest
cigar In the world. It Is sixty-three Inchri
long and a Targe around as a man's arm
at the thickest lection.
Its composition Includes twenty-two
c!ase) of Philippine tobacco. The huge
cigar Is the gilt of Major W. H. Comgys
of the Pay Department, who sent it to the
Pajmater General with this note:
"I send you the largest cigar you have
ever seen-at least the largest I have ever
seen. It is made of a number of the finest
brands of tobacco grown In the islands.
This was manufactured at San FernanJo
do Union, lu Union Province. P. I. The
case is also a curiosity. It may be called
a family cigar, as all smoke It. and the
grandmother Is supposed to finish It or Jio
cigar to finish the grandmother."
Mrs. 'Ada Eugenie Viaiouian Leslie
Dies in .New 1 ork.
New York. July IS Mrs. Ada Eusnle
Vrooman Leslie, died to-day at her hsrce In
this city, after a lingering Ulness. She was
born In 1SK. and when only IS ycats old was
widely known by her contributions In prose
and verse to the leading periodical.
She married Alfred Leslie, a sen of Frank
Leslie. After his death Mrs. Lclle edited
the "Lady's Bazaar" and a number of othr
periodicals. In recent, years she assisted
her sons. Arthur and Frank, in orrarizing
tho Iscslit syndicate.
B a Hepubllc Photographer.
Staff ornamentation wlu-li is bein p'aeed :tIonjj the cornice of the Palace
of Varied ImltMrie liy Uexniuler A. White The view is taken from the
same height ami shims the rear of the cornice with the broad wall inside of,
the staff balustrade, sixty the feet from the ground.
Advancing Years and Ill-Health Giwn as the Cause for Retirement
New Prime jlinister Is Salisb uis Xejihew and Leader of
the House of Commons, Which Post He Will Retain.
I-ondon. lulv 13.-(Copyright. lSu)-Lord
Salisbury has at last resigned the premier
ship I learn that at a me'tin,; of the Unloiist
party, to te held at ts- Fbrelgn Office to
morrow at noon, the announcement will be
made of Lord Sallsbu-y's resignation.
Vague rumors of his lordship's contem
plated reslsnsition hive bern rife ever since
th death of the Marchioness of Salisbury.
There began to take more definite shaso
a few months ago. the end ot the war or
the consummation of the coronation bIn
mentioned as the prolaMe tli.ie of resign i
tlon. At the same time the announcement will
come as u surprise to the Unloni-t part:',
who did not expect it till late In the au
tumn. Advancing: Y-nr auil, Falling; Health.
On Friday 'ast laird SulUbury paid a pri
vate visit to the King ami tendered hLsj
resignation, his advancing jArs an J falling
health being the reasons assigned.
The King, graciously but regretfully, ac
cepted the resignation, ami subsequently
communtcated with Mr. A. J. Balfour, tho
leader of the Common.
Mr. Balfour was received by the King
yesterday, who offeretl him the post of
Prime Minister, which Mr. Balfour accept
ed. He then held a meeting with Mr. Cham
berlain and other members of the Govern
ment!, who learned the King's decision
with pleasure. Mr. Chamberlain being-" par
ticularly amiable, for Mr Balfour In ex
ceedingly popular with his fellow-Minister.
It was then agreed to make the public
announcement tomorrow. This Is. sure to
slve rise to many rumors of changes in
the Ministry, but I am able to state with
certainty that there will be none.
In the meanUme Mr. Balfour, as Premier,
will remain leader of the Commons. Lord
Salisbury will attend .the coronation as
Prime Minister, such bel-g the King's wish.
Arthur James Balfour was born July 5.
1SU, and has not yet tumed Of ty-four. Ills
3 j
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price jag
. Loula One Ceat.
Trains. Three Cents
Ide St. Ironti. Tro Cents
-v 4& 4
s Washington. July IX The appoint-
4 ment of Mr. Balfour to the English
4 premiership will not result in any
change in the existing relations be-
twten Great Britain and the United
4 State.. This is the opinion of the
4 State Department officials, who ex
4 press th: opinion that Mr. Balfour
will be as much disposed as was his
predecessor. Lord Salisbury, to con-
tlnue the friendly relations between
4 the two countries.
motuer was a daughter of the second
Marquis of Salisbury, brother of the retir
ing Premier. Mr. Balfour Is consequently
Lord Salisbury's nephew.
Mr. Balfour was elected to Parliament in
ICl He was private secretary to the
Jlumtu.1 of Salisbury when the latter was
Foreign fcecretary from 1ST8 to 1S9. and ac
compan.ed hit uncle on the special mission
of Lords Benconsneld ami Salisbury to Ber
lin In 1S7S.
leadership of the House of Commons fell
to Mr. Balfour for the first time in 1S91. this
duty going with- the post of First Lord of
the Treasury, which office he holds In the
Salisbury cabinet.
tiihi:k timks premier.
Lord Salisbury is the third Marquis. The
first Earl of Salisbury was Robert Cecil,
the youngest son of William Cecil. Lord
Burleigh. Queen Elizabeth's famous Min
ister. On Julv 2 the Marquis of Salisbury com
pleted the sixth year of h's premiership,
the present Cabinet having entered upon
office on Jub 2. 1S35. Lord Salisbury had
twice before been Premier, from June I.
lESS.ao February . 15. and from August
3. 1S. to August 1J. 1S32.
I.or Salisbury's thret- premlerships total
up to thirteen years, seven months. Mr.
Gladstone was lour times Premier, with a
total period in that office of twelve yestrn
Ave months,
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