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BEPUBUOAN TWELiFTII . YEAK. rilOENIX, ARIZONA, SATUKDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 22, 1902. YOIi. XII. NO. 279. ARIZONA J ALL FO R STATE Unanimous on the Bills for the Admis sion of the Three Territories The House Passed the Indian Appropriation Bill With Unimportant Amendments The Senate Continues the Consideration of the Philippines Tariff Bill Mr. Till man Finds Opportunity to Make a "Characteristic" Criticism cf the Course of the Government in the Phil ippines in Reply to an Address by Mr. Spooner. W:ihinRt'.'n. Fvh. - ir.irjttee on turrit-. ri immisly vc led tt i ; r the ailmissi'ir. the t,T Tin tod;. llUSv una n-1,- t'ar f New Th. nrid- M,'xi;). Ari:-.:vi an' vi-to tak'-n w;:s ui:i by V. Air.tin f T u:i I r be the rUS,' ( f tlKJ the threo t . ri ii:rus a im:ti n !i't-l::rinij 1L ( .Himit: tha i'.re entitled ti statehnnd "I ih: SU".-e;:'OMliTt- appointed t i fuh-fomnii! te -s The htuise pa Tii.- sed th" I nd'an ;t p pru- printif.n bill. N :'.:n.in4ii;,-:Ts ''f im !ort:i:nv vv?iv jittaein-1 t- i: tod: y. Tn' latter pari v.t tlu stssijn w as ufvi'i to thn consi'l'-ratir:! ft.' j rival ..l-ii bills, a luinibe'- of hii-h v.fi . j a.'d. Tii i; si:x.t Washinstcji. Feb. lm. i i bar. d h- six hours trday th.- sr.ai. Philippines tari'f I i T 1 uihI t disi i: Mr. Itate. d .onrxrat. : T-nn -ss. bi'ert-d a -;-r. -fully ir-i;' :-i d sn iSx.'.tion li' lb-- I '-ndini- m a-;ii;-t 11- lv as followed by Mr. Sj..j-. i ;.:b lit an. o- V:.-finii in a bridr.'ir .i -tense of the republican auinai - tiiwar-; tho I'hild'i-ine islands. H.- b r.ir.e ir. volved f re.j.if-:itl- in Izin--1 ( - i I n;ui with members? of the niin.c-it.'-. li" . eluded u itn an app -al t i ':;k:itss t stand by thy policies o5 M'Kii:l - y an: j:o. v it. ilr. Tillman. b-r:u'.iat. f KJth Carolina, be.-ran a cliaract:risti- ar raignment of the administration in tr.--Philippines. but had lu-t ccnclud.'d vhcn the senai.' a.ljnif rn.-f. A' GREAT EVENT IN LOUISVILLE Crowds Gatherirg for the Sullivan Mc govern Fight Tor ight. Louisville. Ky . Feb. 1. All arrant. in its Tor the right bt - n Terry At Pivcrn a nd Ii: . r: ight befoi-e t he f tiiis city liavf i "perts from th- they are ii pii: Sullivan tomorrow luthern AthI tic club lt --n -Ti;pleted, and r:lit rs iiidicaf' tha; i condition for th-.- contest. Th" rht.-rs will enter the ing at if ok l ;ck d will box tv.entv- live munds straight Marquis of Queens iniry rules. M-;overn. wHh his nair.ar. Sam Harris, and his tiHinrs. "hariif May hood. Jco Humphrys and IIu;;h M ioverti, will avriv - in th ny t'mor-r-iw morning at N : 1 o'clock frt.tn Cin cinnati, where Mi ; Joverp has bet- 1 training. Sullivan is in I-ouisville. OstricH Now Open Located in the Capitol Addition at end &f car line lO minutes drive from center of city a herd of girra n tic ostriches, standing 7 to V feet high, weighing ""0 to 4(0 lbs. also a lot of baby ostrp h chicks just hatched, ordy ;t few days old, and a herd of Nubian ostriches just arrived after a two months voyage, having been Imported dire, t from the Nubian Desert to Phoenix. .1 Si VISIT otir salesroom and Fee the pret- lest display of ostrich readers to he pen In toe t'nited SMtes. Ostrich plumes, tips, boas, collars, fans, pompons, hair nov elties and, in fact, everything made out of ostrich reamers. Admission 25 cents. Open daily. Including Sundays. ! !!! -I- !!-! ! !!!- !-!- .-..-!... -.... HO uum.vu 1 1 ll I'l'I'.AN hiit;i t.m. KWIPKoriTY. Feb. -Jl. The ulan r.-cipra- iiy pn;b!Mii is r srain b-'fure tic republican members f the ways and men ms commit fe tod;i y. wh-.i were in private cnf :,,eiM,e f-r t'. hours, ther idj in tiin-: until tomorrow without le-ichin a" aivemnt. It developed li; lay i ha ; an informal ';te had been ta k;a early in th " conferences, not on any specific pnxK-ition. but :n the Ken era! question as to whet hr anything ?h-mld be dcin. r.sulti:ifr in a:: expre iiot! fa vorable t acti- n as long as er.i--tinic American iiilustri-s are tint LTnia nred by th i;t -nt f th1 con- C-t-sillllF. Alt. r i".l;iy':; fipfi-iviH" it was stated v:;h ti:i".-h d.-Jmitcriess by those in u p' ti? " ! t- know mat tht-n- will b. a:: at:r 1 -m-it later, and the belief is cx ; i 1 t ha t t he oa- -ssi n to 'uba will be abuut per ce;it. pn bably as a reba;-. ivnfii:mi:o st"!:y. .bii;:-t. V;:shiatnn. F-k l:1 A ; . r ih..- cab i.i' t in ! t : -jt t "'ay Srcr.-iary Io:i - LHted th:.t th:- r-.-pcrt ti.at h.- i.it.-nd-d 'ii 1 l- th" 'ubiivt was iuiio t-U1. He said hy liad tixeJ up in no spcciiP. da i f'.r P-;i virig and had n- t yt t-r-nv-illy s nt iiis resignation to the presi dent and mP-ht not do so for s:i:c time. Th president, h nvover, whs fuliy n -.car" cf his purpi.st. which was U rrc! m.-iiiy ni'mths a;;. uher lr- h:i b ecntot iy T- m strong, th n -gn Jo S' ig -r. who sparring pai ni r n pi- pai ed for the Shark y. ii -d Arm-heavy-weicht, and iv TP Ymini? ori Mitt's whr-n he train"d for his sac t s:-r ul I'm,' lit wills Mriji.v- i n on Th 'ink!Ki ving day. IV b Fitzsimm nis. who will refer-"? the contest, arrived in the cit y tonight. Th ' prospect :i ar that the larg" st niw'l that "er witnessed a fight in K.nt'cky will le rn hand whin time is ru!l d and nearly every yea t in the he!j " ha: i ln-ady been sold. The num In r i out if town spectators will be I EASTERN STORM SEASON'S SECOND t - i i New York's Worst Visitation in Years, i Washington Is Isolated. j X-u York. Feb. L'T. Snow followed by ( j rain and sleet it-'T -d in this city and, vicinity the most disaurcea ble weather, , finiitions known in many y.-ars. I.bir- inv th" early hours of tie- day a heavy j I wet snow fell in great (lakes. This con- i ditp n pTcvjiilcd f-jr several hours. Sh riiv after nMn the mow turnerl into j ta st-udy driz;:I of rain that continued! with intermittent peril of sleet all I; aft: -nic:iii and far into th night. Much ; ;.!(!' th sn'ow ihat was l -fi from the re-j ! i cent blizzard was tmiekly mvert-d ; 5! Into slush and tr.night the stieets are j ;- j inches deep. Th siiiewalks throughout J the city are cov re-l anl the crossings! are ;.lm'st bnpas.abl . The work of) 'the sire, t cb-a!i:!?g dtimrtnient is un- i ! done and thn .hyY streets are in worse! C condition then b -for- the thousands of ; isno.v shovel -rs went to work a'ter the i bli-zanl. ' j. 1 During the evening the t--merature -jdrrpped enough to turn the downpour cf rain into a coating of ice o r buibl ! ings and trees. In 'entral park the bi j tr-iS creaked urnb-r th' wciuht of thick ' ii e. Many bran j,s fell. This condl 'lion prev.iil:-l through th- other parks ' in tlu city. :j TraMic rn the I'.rouklyn bridge Is al-;.J;:-st at n st;:;dst ill. Heavy trucks t" ci ;il 1 scarc.-ly be nmwl. e i n wht n ! fr.ur n -avy ieis.-s t'; each lid their best ( io g-L a fot!vdd on th' rlippery road- w ay. re t car traltic "vervw li -re is much i:il erupted, but thegrat-st difficulty; is c.p?ii"Mced i n th;' cross-pv,vn horse car iiaes. Four hortf.-s w re attached t each of th cars and had hard j work griting atong. Many electric light! .viivs wer:? lnoK-n by th' wi-ight of the! coating ' f n-e and many others hung low. Th" Fifth avenue sid -Aalk along i central par:, w her the trees overhang Jit. is alter. -'t impa'ssablc. o. ing to the brnru ies. w!ii; h nr.- bent aimot to the ' earth. ' J i j Jers'-y City was hit hard and by 1 I ':' l ck in the evening the eity was I I prac ticaily in darkness and there was I every indication that the electric serv- !ice. which is wholly, overhead, v. ill be entirely out of order by morning. Elec tric wirss are down in every part of the ity. The fire alarm pystem Is crippled a Mil the ptilicc wires an In bad shiip. Tr;ll.'.v ars ceased running' entirely lale in the evening. All trains In ani t.iit of Jer;-y City are behind time. WASHINGTON I'LT OfT. Washington. Feb. 21. A severe sleet storm struck Washington tonivht and H f national capital Is absolutely cut r:rf from a!l telephonic or telegraphic ummunication north of Baltimore and is compelled ti depend on uncertain wiivs to Richmond and Atlanta for lei -hinK the country at laipe. Aside freiii the damans to wires, turnover, te h-liTtn did no injury, the sleet not h":mr lu-avy enouRh to do much harm to i ho trees. Th:; storm cam; from the HoiHh and in traveling north the rain turned int'" Sh-et and snow as ittruek Ihj crlder latitudes. AX KXi'l'KSloN ACCIDENT. Mexico City. Feb. 21. The baffsrae and dining car of a Pennsylvania ex cursion trai n was derailed seventy mil- s north of this city today and the second co 'k. a colored man. was killed. Tw o tilers of the kitchen crew were b illy scalded and several were slightly injured. The cause of th ? accident was the burning of several ties, which al-!'w-l the ra ils to spread. The cars cccupi .d by the i xcu ision is ts did not It -a ve th ' track. One passenger was slightly injured. The party arrived here at 7 o'clock tonight. A BATTLE IN OKLAHOMA One of the Murderers of Two Sheriffs Killed, the Rest Captured. ;.:thl i.-. Okla.. Feb pLi-ate ti;ht oceurre klah-u:ia o.'ticrrs nr. :l.-Analh; 1 today l 1 the band . r des tve?a f out- Jaws that t ill- d Sheriffs Pinth and ( IJrck at Anarlarko a month ag . As i remit 'n-- !if the outlaws. Walt -r Swof- ft rd. is d :! r.nd !cjuiy Sheriff J-.dm J I'isb' r ft okhihi nia is seriously in- j:ir 1. Th snow enatdci! the posse, un- d'-r Siierirr ,Mi!::er f Shawn-", .kl:i.. I to r m i th' outlaws to i:n isolated house E-'Uih of W-'wcka, 1. T f As the poss- app:o:n b;d. tl:e outlaw?. . tlir.'c in mmiliT, came from th lius ! and cr red tiro n thn ( i!i. -t :s. Th? ' I'tc was returned and for s. veral nun- j ui the b;.ttl; waged. Ueputy Sheriff1 lMsh" open I- r wi's by SAi.ftord, who ha 1 ! the tight. Vh"n Kisher fell the! o dicers turned thvir :tttenth;n to Swof ford anl he v. as pierced by s v:ral bul 1 ts. killing him instantly. After th'j hn 1 1 k- b:;d (nti::iifH3 ye vera 1 minutes l'Mi"T th fit her two outlaws surren dered Sam Casf.v and Kill Watson. WILL GO IT ALONE KANSAS POPULISTS In a Heated Mestinj It Was lecide 1 Not to Fuse With Democrats. Kan., Fel. '2 The populists of Kansas, in session h-re today, de cided late t night that there would b" no ai:il:.i t ioi between tire populist and democratic forces in Kansas this year. A strong f.n tion. led by ex-Cong ess- ; man liidg de , favored an absolute sur- j rend'-r to tii- flei.iocrats, but there i enough of i he old-time populists to defeat tbi'-. pLm. j The meeting v.-as a lively ngnt tliKjinrhimt. The fiaj-jrity and minority reports w ere lii- il by the on resolutions on the subject i These were referred buck to or.mdtt et fusion, the corn- in it tc a nd a nf Kht session was or dered. At the night session exactly the same reports were submitted, one fa voring a;;d one opposing affiliation with the democrats. The tiht was stubborn and finally it rerulted in accepting the majority report. No pl.i ns for t he f u tui .- conduct of t he par ty w ere made, ct her t h;1 n lii;:t t lie party w iuhl run its own a ff :!;:-? witl: ut assistance from d moi i ; tr. MI ST T.i; iiUWN. .'offce Drinkers I tcpiirc. l'roof. I When persons insist on taking some j kind of food or drink that causes dis ease it M not fa ir to blame u 1 doctor for not curing them. Coffee k""ps thousands of people sick ! in spife of all the I Joctor can do to j cure them. There is but one wa y to j get well. That is to ouit coffee abso- I lutely: a great help will be to shift over t PoStUlll Foori 'otlce. A case (tf tills kind is illustrated by Mrs. K. Kelly. ;'-sth Ave.. Newark, j N. J.. w ho says, "I liavy been ailing, for I about eight years with bilious trouble ; and indigestion. Kv-ry doctor told me i to gr.e up cojTee. I laughed at th? idea j of t offc-.- hutting fin', until alti.nt three eais ago I was taken very bad and had to have a eV. tor attend me reg ularly. "The doctor refused to let me have coffee, but prescribed Postum Food Coffee. I soon got to making it so well that I could not t- 11 the difference in taste between t'ostuin and the com- j llion offee. ! '! began to improve right away ami have never had a bilious sp dl since I giving up coffc" and taking on ''ostum. j When I started I ue'ghe i P'.' pounds. now 1 weigh 13. My frientls ask what I has made the change and. of course, I ! tell them it was leaving off coffee and taking up PoFtum. "I know husba nd will never go back to the old-f::shluned coffee ugaln. You can use my name if you print this letter for I am not ashamed to have the public know just what 1 have to say about Postum and what it has dune for me. GOMES TODAY PRINCE HENRY Preparations Complete for His Reception and Entertainment The Wireless Telegraph JLast Night Began Trying to Find the Prince s Ship Representatives Gathered to Meet Him. I New York, F.b. 21. All preparations I i have been made for the reception and j I entertainment of Prince Henry of Prussia. who is on the Kron I Prinz Wilhelm. which is expected I J to arrive tomorrow. The Marconi ap- ! paratus on the Imperial yacht Hohen- zollern has been tested and found to be I in good working ird-r. Tonight th ? ! cperator on hoard will begin to send j ' mrsnages In the effort to locate the prince's ship. 1 Admiral Kvans. ;; neral orbin and! Assistant Secretary of State Hill, the j president s delegates, will board the Kron Prinz Wilhclm probably at quar antine station and greet Prince Henry in the name of the l'nit;?d States government. All arrangements have been completed for the dinner to be giv-n by the American press in honor of Prince Henry on Tuesday next, and H -rnian Ftiddor. who has charge of the preparations or this banquet, said to day that the number of ae ptances ref-eived from leading of lh- newspaper world fyirip. representatives was very Brati- WRECKER ANDREWS ARRESTED AGAIN This Time Charged With a -FaeBe port to the Banking Commissioner. li-tioit. Keb. 1 . A wa isu d today for drews, vicj president ings bank, whit h is (n ret -iver. on a ompliir together with another third warrant Frank '. An ' Ih;; City Sav the hands of a charging him. oflhvr of the bank, for whnm a warrant issued, with making a f.ils.- was also report on the b'tnk's condition to th stii t y bank- big commissioner on February ", 1h1. AndiVws was arraiirned in police ! court and his counsel asked that he be j released under this charere on his per sonal recognizance, in vi v of the fact 1 tha t the bail on two former charges against him totals $J..0'fi and is ample. I Jutlge AVhfdan df -lined to grant the j request and fixed his bail at $.).Mto. ; This has not been furnished. Andrews j examination is ?t for February 2. tht date ff his examination on the other tw -y charges. COMMERCIAL FINANCIAL ' Stocks Recovered From Thursday's ! Shock Dullness Everywhere Else. New York. Feb. 21. The action of the f-'l'x-k market t Ids morning demon strated pretty conclusively that a spec ulative sentiment -hud overcome the shock caused by y tester Jay 's unex pected announcement of the proced- ! ings against th" Northern Sccu ilics I company. I STOCKS. Atchison, 7: preferred. !47i : C. & .. 4.V,, ; i. ft S.. rjiMi: preferred. :s ; I second preferred. .': C, C, C. St. I I.. pw'i: Kne. "s!i: c.reat Northern j 'preferred. ISli: Manhattan, las'fc: Met- j ropolitan. lfix: Missouri Pacitic, I i'C4: rsew jersey ( entrai. r.t.j; .New j York Cptitral. K,2: I'ennsyl vania, ; t St. ft S. F.. Go'i; preferred. Kl1:: sci find preferred. 7"'k: St. Paul. 13: ; Southern Pacific, !'; Colon Pacific, t Pd: Amalgamateil tpper. !:', 4: Ana-, eonda, Z'2X'.: Sugar. VS.1; I'. S. Steel, i 4:t7; preferred. tM4: Western I'nion, ! I'll; Santa Fe Copper. I lHtNDS. Kefumling -s registered and coupon. 10!: :is registered, H.sj; coupon. IMS"; new 4s registered and coupon. i:i'.,,-: old 4s registered and coupon. 112'k: as reg istered a nd coupon, lot! v.. M KTADS. New York, Feb. 21. New York and Kotidon copper ma rkels were steady, but quiet and inn bun get i. Lead is firm at m, whib London was Is. lid higher at ill. lis. 'id. Spelter higher, closing J1.LT. but London was 2s. 0 1 lower at 17. l",s. liar silver, r.V; Mexican dollars. 43 c. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS. 'hicago. Feb. 21. Grain had another slow, monotonous day. Mostly light trailing evincing a preparat ion for th-- holiday on 'change tomorrow, but bearish sent i men 1 . especially in corn, e venu tally tut ned the pits w e-ik and May wheat closed lower. May c:rn. fii-Ttic lower and May oats c off. Provisions dosed unchanged to "k higher. Ma y wheat opened at to 7sc. declined to 772 ami closed at 77i ftl -VC. Mn y corn opened at 6i Vii'. declined to fifi'vc. unci closed at May oats opened t 4Zv, closed at 4:iye. CATTLK AND SHEEP. i 'hicago, Feb. 21. Cattle Receipts, 3,500; steady: good to prime steers, S6.33fi7.20: poor to medium. $4.00'a6.40; stockers and feeders, S2.50fi--3.o0; cows. 5.4: heifers. 2.50$i s.f.O: ran ners. $1.2.i7f '2.40; bulls. . $2..C,J& -1.60: calves, $2.31 6. 3.": Texas fed steers, 54 .VKaS.T.V Sheep -Receipts. 7,'KX); sheep steady: lambs weak t. l'c lower. ClKid to cholt e wethers, .'7Gt 3.25: fair to chtiice mixed, S3.K ti 4 60; western sheep and yearlings, $f.MVi ".60; native Iambs, $3.70?i 6.50: western lambs. $3.23'' J.50. WOOL. AND H1DK.4. York, Feb. 21. Hides dull; N steady. AX EL PASO STOltV. Mexico City, Feb. -1. A story was telegraphed to this city last night un der an Kl Paso. Te-x., date purporting to give the details of a bold attempted robbery of the I-ondon and Mexico bank of Mexico City and the killing of the cashier of the institution by an un known American, who then committed suicide. An investigation of the matter by the Associated Press correspondent falls to confirm the story. No robbery of a bank has been reported here re cently. ROCK ISLAND PUNS EXTENDED SERVICE Beginning March 1 Traits From Chi cago Will Start for the Coast. 'hic?-KO. Feb. 1. Aftt j'.ir or more cf work the otHetals nf the Itoek Island railroad today announced tlr? i details of the opening of the Kl Paso extenrion of the line. "ontrary to ex- I pectatfon. th? Hock Island will operate a through train service from Chicago to Kl Paso. At fin t it was btdb ved by th- ollicers of the system Hint a through ' service from hicagn would be too long. ; but aftr ilue consideration it has b:.n decided to run solid tra ins from this jefty tf Mie Mexican bt-rder. t The new schedul" will become ef- f 'cti vr? March 1 ::nd jtrovides for a through train r d- part from hicago i ; daily at ll:Xu p. m. At Kl Paso conniT- 1 i fifip will h- maile with the Southern ; j I'acitie for 'alifornia and with the Mex-j b- iii Ceniral for points in old Mexico. J ' This will be a surprise to railroad ofti - i : errs, as 'hre has bepn no intimation ' ! that the ltock Island int:'nied to estab- ) i;sh a through service to California,! j from Chicago via the new Kl Paso ex- ; tension. I FIFTY ARE DEAD IN A HOLOCAUST! A Baging Fire in 2f ew York, Whose s Estimated Loss Is a Million. i . F. !. 21. A tire which midnight destroyed th" t'siim-nt armory, between New York, br kj out aft I Seventy-first I Thirty-third and Thirty-fourth streets. I on Fourth avenue. The building occu- i j pPd an cntiie block. A large quantity! cf powder stored in the armory ex- pl-ided. Ambulanc? calls were sent to! 1 Jtellevue hospital, but It is not believed I that any one was injured. Hundreds of j ! persons occupying a row of tlat build- ! ings in Thirty-first street have been j ousted by the police a nd are being : ca red for in neighboring houses. Th, I car barns of the Metropolitan Street railway and the Park Avenue hotel caught fire at -V4",. At 3:15 a. m. it was stated that all the guests and employes had been accounted for and that no ! one was left in the struetur?. The esti J mated loss up to this time is $1,000,000. Two dead bodies have been taken j from the hotel. One Is said to be Colo- nel Pepper of Louisville. Ky. The other ! body has not yet been identified, j Fi b. 22. At 4 o'clock , Fire Chief j Croker announced that he believed j there are fifty dead in thz corridors and I stairways of the Park Avenue hotel. N( jjij AN ADMIRAL. DYING. York. Feb. 22. Admiral Joseph t". S. N.. retired, who had i room on the lifth floor o" the Park Ave ' nue hotel, fell un conscious in an al i tempt to escape from the burning nuiitiing. it is stated that he cannot recover. Two men, wh'ise names have not been learned, attempted to escape from the Paik Avenue hotel by going on the roof. Itoth of them jumped from the roof lnt-r and one was instantly killed and the other fatally Injured. At 4:15 this a. m. the fire was under control. ...IMPORTANT... The agency of the Orient Insurance Company Of Hartford, Connecticut, has been transferred from J. Ernest Walker & Co. to Dwight B. Heard, corner of Center and Adams Sts., to whom all unpaid premiums should be paid, and at whose office all business of the corn pan y, of any nature, should be transacted. ORIENT INSURANCE COMPANY, of Hartford, Conn. By D. C. OSMUN, JR., Special Agent. ALARMING REGARDING The Money Paid to Than Two AN There Is Some Hope in the Fact That the Weather Has Been So Bad That the Missionary Could Not Be Turned Over At Any Rate the Government Is Done Dealing With the Brigands and Henceforth, if Neces sary, Will Put Its Whole Pressure on Turkey and Bulgaria. WashinfU ir. V . -21. It is estimated p.t th.' Htate L.'L'iiart:itnt that lifleon days have now elapsed Finee the money for Miss Stone': ransom was paul over to the agents of the brian.is. At least ive days have elaajsed beyond the time lixed in the stipulation to place i her in the hands of her friends. I 13 "n explanation of the delay There It i:. hoped that physical conditions, such as heavy sn ws and adverse weather, may account for the failure to secure her d divery. Officials are t loath to believe that there has be cm j a brearh of fath on tn -irt of the origanus, out even 11 mis were so. they do not regard th-melves as blameworthy for having trusted them. ALL DONE NOW CANAL TREATY Ratifications Were Formally Ex changed Yesterday Afteraoaa. Washington, Feb. '21. The final rati frdctinns of ;hr Hav-l'auncefote treaty, giving Knglind's consent to tha con- structimi of a canul a-xosa Central j exihanpeil at tin L nitedVtates, were state dtTpartment at 13 o'clock this afternoon. There. was r very little ceremony about the ex- j change of rstfiicat ions. Co pi s of the treaty had been pre- I pared, precisely similar, except in the ' fact that the signatures were inverted ' , in one copy, antl these were formally exchanged between Kord Pacncefote ! i anfj Secretnr Hay, a protocol being ! signed formally attesting tM the fact,' I which will form part of the records. KILLING OF BICKER TOLD AT LAST Chas. Woodward, the Murderer of the Wyoming Sheriff, Confesses. Casper. Wyo.. Feb. 2d. Charles Woodwwrd has confessed to the killing of Sheriff Kicker. The confession came as a decided surprise, as he was ex pected to seek to prove that Jim West fall did the killing. Great excitement prevails here. ! In brief. ris confession was as fol j lows: Woodward went to his ranch end found Sheriff Kicker ami his posse j there. Going to the barn he secured j a fresh horse and was about to rifle away, when Sheriff Kicker came from the house. lie first asked if Harry Woodward was in the barn. The murd erer replied "No." whereupon Kicker said. "Oh. tfs you Charlie." Woodward Immediately pulled his revolver, which he secured at the Casper stock yards when he broke jail, v. here it had been placed by a friend. He fired and Kicker yelled "tin." and fell to the ground. Kegaining con st iousness in ten minutes he cried out to his deputies at the house t i come and get htm. 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However, if it turns out that the bi iganda have broken faith and that they have taken ransom money and spirited the captives away again, or killed them, then there will be no fur ther attempt to deal with the brigands on the pj.rt of the ("nited States gov ernment, but its entire power will tw directed upon Turkey and liulgaria to procure switt and certain extermina tion "f the Lrnnip, regardless of cost or effort. ! coming and fired several shots at them. The deputies returning the fire. A few , minutes later, after the firing had ceased. Sheriff Kicker called Wood ward, saying: "Won't you come and ca rry in- to tile house. Oh, my poor wife and babis." Woodward said the pitiful cries of the sheriff nearly caused him to give up. but hearing the deputies coming, r.- sad-Ik-i am'h r horre and escaped, lie sjid the sheriT diel before he lf t- , lie did not steal the officer's money, but ins sun v. as lying on V ground, :::td he ic.ok it. having secured the scabbard and belt. Woodward then told of his long ride Arvada, thence by train to Billings, his capture by Owens and Burk'i- heimer, etc. The ffcy'inK aguinst Woodward is fct fury height tonight.- but there is little talk of lynching, as it is believed he will be quickly sentenced and exe cuted. WE'RE SATISFIED WITH RUSSIA Washington, Feb. 21. The; United States government is now perfectly satisfl?d as to the correctness of Rus sia's intentions respecting Manchuria. Thi.' pledges heretofore obtained from Russia have been renewed and rein forced so strongly that they must be accepted as satisfactory unless our government Is prepared deliberately to question Russia's integrity, which it has not the least disposition to do. FROM INFIRMARY TO WHITE HOUSE Groton, Mass.. Feb. 21. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.. who has been ill with pnuemonia two weeks In the Groton school infirmary, is bound for Wash ington tonight, llundled to his eyes in blankets, he was taken in a covered sleigh from the infirmary to a special train which has been in readiness at the Groton Elation forseveral days. He was accompanied by Mrs. Roose velt and Lr. P. M. Kixey. while in an ether conveyance was Miss Roosevelt. The derjsii.n to take young Roosevelt to Washington was made during lunch nt 1 o'clock. Mrs. Roosevelt's wish is to have hor son in Washington as soon as he could be moved with safety.