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Report of the Towns Relief Not NotYet NotYet NotYet
Yet Confirmed ConfirmedThe
The London War nr Office Replying to ton toR toa
n aiennnHC I ne Prom I ruot the tla HOMMC of Com Comiiioiis Couamon CoiniiflM
iiioiis mon Suy SU It linn No Reason IlennoUixcrclU to toJ1lKcrelIt tofl1srcdIt
UixcrclU the Rumor ItuntoIConeern Concern fci fcithe for torthe forthe
the Ilelecjs IlelecjsXciclect Delel IleiroKucred Juereel People Cnn CnnXCJleet
Xciclect of IluninoHH Inthe llrltlnh llrltlnhCapital lJrltiMhCnlJltnlPrcpnrntionM liritishCnpitniPrcpnrnttoni
Capital CnlJltnlPrcpnrntionM Preparation for a Gen General GCIlernl Ceocmi ¬
eral ThanUajflvInfiT Thnlll HJhlnJ Vhcn h Il the Slejje SlejjeIM SleJe1M
IM 1 Rained RnletIDIMeltJletlllJ DlHiinlctliiR DCMpatchcK DCMpatchcKLOXDON DCHpntchcliILODO DcnpatcheLONDON
LONDON May fny 17 17The The reply of ofth the Waromc Waromee War WarO12ce
O12ce omc to a message from the House of ofCommons orCommons ofCommons
Commons has encouraged the general gonera be belief beIIe belid ¬
lief lid that Mafeking afeklng haS ha hafbeen > been relieved relievedThe relievedThe relievedThe
The War Office said in its communication communicationthat cGmmunlC coznmun1ctt1onthat tlon tlonthat
that while there was co 0 omclal confirma confirmation confirmation confirmation ¬
tion of the reported relief of the be beleagured beleagured beIcagured
leagured town the officials had no reason reasonto reasonto reasonto
to discredit it itA It ItA ItA
A widely wideI credited report had been In cir circulation clrculntlon airculatlon ¬
culation during the day that the War Office Offlcebad Officehad Officehad
had received this morning an announce announcement announcement announceznent ¬
ment of the relief of the besieged town townwhich townwhich townwhich
which it was withholding until it could be beconfirmed beconfirmed beconfirmed
confirmed confirmedThis confirmedThis confirmedThis
This gave rise to t the official enquiry at atthe atthe atthe
the War Office OfficeIn OfficeI
In 1 the House of Commons this afternoon afternoonMr afternoonNr ternoon ternoonMr
Mr George Wyndham Parliamentary Sec Secretary Secre Seeretary ¬
retary re ry of Sate for War said he regretted regrettedthat regrcttadthat regrettedthat
that he was unable to give any news to re relieve relIve relIve ¬
lIve the public anxiety regarding Mate Mafeking Matedng Iafe Iafeking ¬
king News ews could not reach the Govern Government Government Governsnent ¬
ment he said for two days or posilbly posilblylonger posdblyJonger posiiblylonger
longer He added that there vas as no con confirmation confirmation conlirmation ¬
firmation of the reported repulse repuI or the re relief reUef rehat ¬
hat force forceThroughout forceThroughout forceThroughout
Throughout England today the sole top topic topIe topIc ¬
ic of discussion in connection with the theSouth theSouth theSouth
South African war has been the fate of otMafeking ofIafeklng ofMafeking
Mafeking Iafeklng The rumors that the garrison garrisonhad garrisonhul garrisonbad
had been at last compelled to yield to the theDoers theDoers thefloers
Doers had increased the anxiety to a pitch pitchof pitchof pitchof
of feverish excitement Contradictory Contradlc ory re reports reports reports ¬
ports have been in circulation all day Tho Thoconcern Thoconccrn Theconcern
concern in all sections has been so absorb absorbing absorbIng absorblog ¬
ing that business generally gen rally has been ne neglected 1eglccted anglected ¬
glected glectedThe glcctedThe glectedThe
The anxiety In clubland is pronounced pronouncedPall pronouncedPaU pronouncedPall
Pall Mall in the vicinity of the War Of Office Office Office ¬
fice is crowded with people who are im impatiently impatiently Impatiently ¬
patiently waiting to hear some news newsSimilar newsSimllar newsSimilar
Similar anxiety is reported from the sub suburbs suburbs suburba ¬
urbs and In fact from all parts of the thekingdom thekingdom thekingdom
kingdom kingdomThere kingdomThere kingdomThere
There is a general belief that tbat if relief reliefhas reliefbns reliefhas
has not already come the garrison will be beable beablo beable
able to successfully defend the town until untilit untilIt untilIt
it does doesGreat doesGreat doesGreat
Great preparations pre aratlons are being made to tocelebrate tocelebratc tocelebrate
celebrate tht announcement of o tbe relief reliefThanksgiving rollctThanksgiving reliefThanksgiving
Thanksgiving service will probably be im immediately Immedlatel immediately ¬
mediately held at St Pauls PaulsCathedral PaulsCathedralThe Cathedral CathedralThe CathedralThe
The anodety has been be n kept alive if not notaugmented notaugmented notaugmented
augmented by e It despatch to Cape Town Townfrom Townfrom Townfrom
from Lourenco Marques which was sent to tothe 10the lothe
the Cape Argus and gives an account accountof aceountof accountof
of a severe attack on the besieged town townThe townThe townThe
The d despatch eixUch to the Cape Town news newspaper newspaper newspaper ¬
paper paper is not dated and it it it feared here herethat beretbat herothat
that it relates to an assault made later than thanthat thanthat thanthat
that of last Saturday accounts of which whichhave whlcbhae whichhave
have already been published publishedThe publishedThe publishedThe
The despatch says as Mafeklng was hotly hotlyattacked hotlyattacked hotlyattacked
attacked by the Doers in the most deter determined determined determined ¬
mined manner The attack was repulsed repulsedwith TepuJsedwith repulsedwith
with the greatest difficulty The Boers lost lostheavily lostlIcavlly lostieavl1y
heavily Commandant Eloff President PresidentKrugers ProsldentKrugers PresidentKrugers
Krugers grandson was captured The gar garrison garrison garrison ¬
rison had seventeen killed killedAnother killednotherdespatch killednother
Another notherdespatch nother despatch received here from fromIxjurenco fromLourenco fromLourenco
Lourenco Marques direct direct is of a rather ratherdiscouraging ratherdlsco ratherdisconaglng
discouraging dlsco mglng character and has been ex excitedly 6cHfdly excitedly ¬
citedly discussed during the day dayIt dayJt dayit
It says that the latest news from Mafe MafeKftg Mafekiig Iafe IafekfJg
Kftg Is that the town has been reduced to tothe tothe tothe
the most desperate straits str its for food and andthat antIUint andthat
that the garrison Is existing principally principallyupon prlnelpnilyi principallyupon
i upon the hope of speedy relief reliefThe rellerThe reliefThe
The besieging Boers have greatly in increased increased Increased ¬
creased their number In view of the ex expected expected cxpected ¬
pected early approach of the relief expe expedition expedition oxpediLlon ¬
dition Several additional tlddltioDalblg big guns have havebeen haebeen havebeen
been brought to bear upon the town and andthe andthe andthe
the burghers seem determined to take it itbefore Ittcforc itbvfore
before the arrival of assistance assistanceTbe assistancene assistanceThe
The Lourenco Marques despatch adds addsJhat addsLat addsLat
Lat Lat the force which is advancing to the thereief thercler therelcf
reief of BadenPowell Is composed of ofpicked ofpicked ofpicked
picked met from the Imperial Yeomanry Yeomanryand Yoomsnrynnd Yeomanryand
and Roberts and Marshalls Horse HorsePROGRESS HorselRCGRESS HorsePBCGRESS
The Tla Advance ehnnoo of Generals n rnJ Rundle RundleHunter Rune1leJllluter flunillehooter
Hunter and Mcthncn McthncnLONDON McihucnLONDON IethuenLONDO
LONDON May 17 17The The War Office has hasreceived hasreceived hasreceived
received the foilowlng following from General Rob Robtrts Robts Robrts
trts rts ts
Kroonatad May fay 17 liHunter Hunter occu occupled occupied occupied
pied Christiana yesterday without op opposition opposition opposition ¬
position the enemy having retired to toKlerksdorp toKlcrkreorp toKlerksdorp
Klerksdorp under tbe impression that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the place was threatened by a portion portionof
of this force from Parys ParysRundies ParysRundles ParysRundles
Rundles force orce was close to Cloco Clocolan ClocoIan Clocolan
lan last evening and the country is isclear Iscllar isclear
clear of the enemy enemyThe enemyhThe enemyThe
hThe The resident commissioner of Ba Basutoland Basutoland Basutoland
sutoland reports that a number of ofBoers orBoers ofBeers
Boers living in the Floksburg and andBethlehem andBetblehem andBethlehem
Bethlehem districts have applied to tohim tohim tohim
him for advice as to the conditions of ofsurrender orsurrender ofsurrender
surrender This is very satisfactory satisfactoryROBERTS satisfactoryROBERTS satisfactoryROBERTS
General Methucns men have ve reached a apoint npoint apoint
point twelve miles from Hoopstad In the theOrange theOmnge theOrange
Orange Free State and were not opposed by bythe
the burghers burghersEXCHANGE burgbersEXCHANGE burghersEXCEANGE
jtritiNh iritish Government Not Ready Renel to toTllnkc toInke toinke
Inke Any An ArrnnsTcnientB ArrnnsTcnientBLONDON ArrnngementLONDON Arrnn ementll ementllLOomON
LONDON May 1ay 17 liReplylng Replying to a ques question question quesLion ¬
tion in the House of Commons today as to towhether towhether towhether
whether the Government would now pro propose propose propose ¬
pose an exchange of prisoners prison rs Right Hon HonA HonA HonA
A J 7 Balfour Government leader lelld r inthe intheHouse InthelIouso intheIlouso
House of o Commons and First Lord of the theTreasury theTrCMuIT theTreasury
Treasury said the time had not yet arrived arrivedwhen arrivedhen arrivedwhen
when hen any useful negotiations on the sub subject subject subsect ¬
ject could be conducted with the Boer Gov Governments Governmont Coytrnmanta ¬
ernments ernmentsThis ernmontThis trnmantaThis >
This is believed to mean that no exchange exchangearrangements exchangearrangements exchangearrangements
arrangements are contemplated by the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government and that all Boer proposals in inthis Inthll inthis
this direction will be met by refusal refusalTHE reusalTHE refusalTED
To Be Retried for Bigamy on the the29th the29th the29th
29th of Thin Thu Month MonthSALT IlonthSALT MonthSALT
SALT LAKE CITY May 17 liBrlgbnm Brighnm HRobert H HRoberts HRoberts
Roberts Is to have another trial on the thecharge thecharge thecharge
charge of bigamy bigamyJudge bigamyJudgo bigamyJudge
Judge Xbrrell orrell has set May Iay 29 as the data
for rehearing tho case against Roberts RobertsIntcut RobertsInteat RobertsInteiit
Intcut Quotations dally lnl1 on Inml > cr crand
and mill work Call C first on Frank Ubbcy LiL r Co Co
Second Division Rcnchcn Dnnnhanic Dnnnhanicr
er r in Its It Forward l ornrll Movement MovementLONDON MorenientLONDON UoTcmentLONDON
LONDON May 17 17General General Bullers Bullersarmy Dullersnrmy Bullersarmy
army Is making rapid progress toward the theborders tbeborders theborders
borders of the Transvaal He reports to tothe tothe tothe
the War Office that the Second Division Divisionof
of his army has reached Dannhauser and andthat andthat andthat
that he hopes the advance patrol has al already already already ¬
ready entered Newcastle NewcastleThe NewcasUeThe eweasUeThe
The despatch from Puller which Is Isdated Isdated Isdated
dated Dannhauser May 17 1220 p m madds m madds madds
adds that the Fifth Division is engaged engagedin
in making repairs to the railway between betweenElandslaagte betweenElandslaagte betweenEiandsiaagte
Elandslaagte and Glencce the Boers hav having havilg baytug ¬
tug damaged it before their retirement to tothe tothe tothe
the north northThe northThe northThe
The Fourth Division of Bullcrs forces is isat isat isat
at Sunday River Drift DriftAH DrlCLAll DriftAll
All reports receivod by General Boiler Bulleragree BuJJerngree Boileragree
agree that the Boer forces which went wentnorth wentnorth wentnorth
north numbered about 7000 and that they theyretired theyretlrcd theyretired
retired In the most hurried manner on May
Seven IcrnonM Shot Dead on nn An Anchored 011choreel tiichore ¬
chore Steamer SteamerSTOCKHOLM SteanaerSTOCKHO StenuierSTOCKHOLM
STOCKHOLM STOCKHO I May 17 liThere There was an in inexplicable inexpllenble Inexplicable ¬
explicable series erles of murders last night nightaboard nightboard nightaboard
aboard the steamer Prince Carl which was wasanchored wasanchored wasanchored
anchored in Lake Malar MalarSeven MalarSeven alnr alnrSeven
Seven persons were shot dead and five fivewere fiewere fivewere
were severely wounded The shooting is issupposed issUIposed issuiposed
sUIposed to have been done by a man with withtwo withto withtwo
two revolvers No o details have yet been beenreceived betnreceived beenreceived
received receivedBRITISH receivedBRITISH receivedBRITISH
Lloyds Lloe Ilnnt nt SlitliiRhonrnc SHth bonrnc De Destroyed DeICtroeel Dcsroyed ¬
stroyed Iiy b Flames IInmcsLONDON FlanaeMLOXDOr FlamesLONDON
LONDON May 17 HLloyds Lloyds paper mills millsat millsat millsat
at Sittingbourne Kent county have been beendestroyed beendestroyed beendestroyed
destroyed by fire fireThe fireTho fireThe
The loss Is 4OOOOO 4OOOOOST1 200000 200000STEAMER j jSEMANTHA
Her Passengers lnMen erll and Crew Cre Sore nt nt1ort ntIort atPort
HALIFAX May lay 17 1 17The The steamship Se Semantha Semantha Semantha
mantha from Hamburg for Philadelphia PhiladelphiaIs hiladclphlaIs
Is ashore at Port Hastings HastingsThe HastingsThe hastingsThe
The passengers and crew were saved voo af after dter atter ¬
ter repeated efforts effortsPATAL effortsFATAL effortsFATAL
A t Fireman I Killed and Five Other OtherReported OthcrKntIorteel Otherflejorted
NEWBURGH N Y May Iay 17 1iFlre 1iFlrestarted 17Firestarted Fire Firestarted
started at 10 oclock this morning In Peek PeekYen PeekVnn PeekVan
Yen Dalfsens store and warerooms the thelargest thelargest thelargest
largest furniture house houlc in the city lo located 10 10catd lorated ¬
rated on CHnton Square IB the centre of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the business district districtThe districtThe districtThe
The flames have spread to adjolDDK adjolDDKbuildings adJolnngbuildings ndjolnngbuildings
buildings Willis Ulls McGinn a fireman was waskilled waskilled 3Skilled
killed by falling walls Five firemen are arereported arereported arereported
reported missing missingTHE missingTHE missingTHD
Result of the Third Ballot at the the3Iethodit thelethoeliKt time3letholIst
3Iethodit Conference ConferenceI CUIiCerenoeCmCAGO ConferenceCmCIGO
I CHICAGO May 17 1iDr Dr Joseph J ph F Ber Berry Berry Berry ¬
ry of this city editor of the Epworth uEpwilrthHerald EpworthHerald EpworthHerald
Herald made such substantial gains on onthe onthe onthe
the second ballot for Bishop of the Meth Methodist Methodist eth ethodlst ¬
odist Church at the General Conference Conferenceyesterday Conferenceyesterday Conferenceyesterday
yesterday that his friends went ent into the themeeting themeeting themeeting
meeting this morning intending to elect electhim electblm electhim
him in short order With 44 votes otes re required reQuired required ¬
quired to elect he increased on the second secondballot secondoollot secondbaliot
ballot from 213 13 to 312 votes otes and after the thethird t tthlnJ thethird
third ballot was taken the last thing yes yesterday yetlterday yesterday ¬
terday was thought to have augmented his hisstrength hisstrengtb hi histrength
strength by b 40 votes more The fourth fourthballot rourthbellot fourthballot
ballot today was expected to prove deci decisive decIsiYe dcclsive ¬
sive siveThe
The main interest of the conference was wascentred W1Scentred wascentred
centred on the balloting for bishops Each Eachballot Eachballot Eachballot
ballot required about two hours for count counting countIng counting
ing so that the process of c electing was wasnecessarily wasnecessaMly wasnecessarily
necessarily slow The time between bal ballots ballots hodIota ¬
lots was taken up with wl the general busi business business business ¬
ness of conference conferenceBishop conferenceBishop conferenceBishop
Bishop McCabe presided at the business businesssession businesss businesssession
session s this morning and begin beg n with a aroll aroll aroll
roll call of delegations for memorials and andBugsoetions nndsuS andsuggeetions
Bugsoetions suS tSUons At 10 Ii oclock the report of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the tblrd ballot for bishop was read and andthe nndthe andthe
the fourth ballot was at once taken The Thereport Thereport Thereport
report of the Cly C y Evangelical Society was wasthen wastben wasthen
then read followed by the report of the theCommittee theCommittee theCommittee
Committee on Temperance TemperanceOn
On the third ballot for bishops 6CS votes voteswere voteswero voteswcro
were cast necessary to elect eleet445 445 Dr DrBerry DrDerry DrBerry
Berry polled 340 J W Hamilton 23C D DH DII DH
H Moore 100 W V V Kelley 135 J E W WBowen WBowen WBowen
Bowen 129 and Henry Spellmcyer 103 103Berrys 103Berrys 103Berrys
Berrys vote ote shows a gain ot 28 S over the thesecond thesecond thesecond
second ballot yesterday Haitian added
29 and Moore 22 to their records of yes yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
terday Bowen the colored candidate lost lost6i
67 from his former ballot ballot and Is consid considered consldored considered ¬
ered to be virtually out of the race racePRESBYTERIANS racePRESBYTERIANS racePRESBYTERIANS
The Southern General I Assembly IIHembl Be BeATLANTA DeJhaM liegums
gums It Its SessIon SIonATLA SessIonATLANTA
ATLANTA ATLA TA Ga May 17 17The The thirty thirtyninth thlrtyninth thirtyninth
ninth annual session se on of the General As Assembly As Assembly Assembly ¬
sembly of the Southern Presbyterian PresbyterianChurch PresbrterinnChurch PresbyterianChurch
Church was called to order in the Central CentralChurch CentralChurcb CentralChurch
Church today The retiring moderator moderatorthe moderatorthe moderatorthe
the Rev Dr DrJ J 1 E E Cannon of St 5t Louis Louispresided Louis Louispresided Louispresided
presided presidedSeventyeight presidedSeentyelght presidedSeventyeight
Seventyeight Presbyteries PT sbrterles are repre represented represented reprosented ¬
sented by commissioners some of the thePresbyteries thePresbterles thePresbyterles
Presbyteries sending sen lng four but most of ofthem orthem ofthem
them sending only two Two hundred hundredcommissioners hundredcommissioners hundreIcommissioners
commissioners are in attendance half of ofthem ofthem ofthem
them ministers and the other ruling el elders elders ciders ¬
ders dersMURDERER
Hummel Changes Chan ctl Ilin hIi Style of Prcpa Preparation Prcparation Prcparation ¬
WILLIAMSPORT Pa May 17 17Murder 17Murderer Murder Murderer ¬
er William Hummel changed c changed d his athletic athleticexercises athleticexercises athleticexercises
exercises in the county jail yesterday from fromjumping fromjumping fromjumping
jumping over a broomstick to putting on onboxing onboxing onboxing
boxing gloves glovesHe glovesHe glovesHe
He boxed twenty minutes with Deputy DeputySheriff DeputySheritr DeputySheriff
Sheriff Joe Smith and then asked to be bepermitted bepermitted bepermitted
permitted to go to the Jail yard and run rana runa runa
a race This was refused him himFatnl himFntnl himFatal
Fatal Fall From a Scaffold ScaffoldWOODSTOCK ScnaoldWOODSTOCK ScaffoldWOOBSTOCK
WOODSTOCK Va May 17 17John John W WFravel WFravel WFravel
Fravel a wellknown painter ot Wood Woodstock Woodstock Woodstock ¬
stock fell from his scaffold yesterday aft afternoon alternoon afternoon ¬
ernoon and received injuries which will willprove wlllprove willprove
prove fatal He was papering the hall of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the residence of Hon M L 1 Walter about
twenty feet from the lower floor It Is
thought that the scaffold broke and he was wasprecipitated Wasprecipitated wasprecipitated
precipitated to the floor headlong He re received r rceIed recelved ¬
ceived a number of serious cuts but the thefatal thefatal thefatal
fatal injury is thought to have been caused causedby causedby causedby
by a nail piercing the brain Just over the theright theright theright
right eye He Is totally paralyzed In the theleft theleft theleft
left side and has been unconscious for forthree farthree forthree
three hours Mr Fravel was a Confeder Confederate Confederat Coafederate ¬
ate at soldIer and is a steward in the Meth Methodist Methodist Methodist ¬
odist Church South of this place placeA placeSpnnlah
A Spanish Var Claim ClaimMr ClaImIr ClaimMr
Mr Ir Davis today introduced in the Sen Senate Senate Seaate ¬
ate a bill to pay Mrs Rita RltaL L Ruiz Rut Emil widow widowof widowI widowof
of Dr Ricardo Hula Rulz the thCsum sum Of 5000 In Inpartial InJlartal inpartial
I partial payment of her claim against Spain Spainfor Spainfor Spainfor
for the death of her husband while in a aSpanish aSpanish aSpanish
Spanish prison in Cuba The above sum sumis sumis
is to be deducted when the Spanish Coy Government Go Goernmenl Coyernment ¬
ernment awards the claim claimOInch claImGInch claim0inch
OInch Weather Hoarding DoareUn at only onlTI
I tl3S 35 per 100 lc I feet t for frame dwellings 6th h and andj
j K f Y arc ne net
Delegate Fischer Flatly Contradicts ContradictsOConnors ConfradictsOConnors Con radicts radictsOConuois
OConnors Statement StatementDeclare StatementDeelnrCIe StatementDeclares
Declare That the Aliened Alh Jcc1 Spy1 Re Report Report Report ¬
port to n London Xcwupnyor eKpnller Iw a ar aDlIbernte a1hihcrnte
r ilUicrate > Falsehood FalsehoodMade ainde 3fo 3foAppeal NoItevehujion o oIteclutl
Iteclutl Itevehujion nll American Appeal Appealin AppenlroU1 AppealFront
Front < roU1 South in Africa Discredited DliicredltedNEW DlIIcrec1ltec1EW Discredited1EW
NEW YORK May 17 17The The Boer peace peaceCDOys peacecaynys
envoys received a number of callers at attheir attheir
their hotel this morning They contempt contemptuously contemptuously contemptuously ¬
uously denied all that was material in inthe 10the Inthe
the cabled report of revelations made in inthe 10the Inthe
the London Daily Express Expres by Patrick PatrickOConnor Ptrick PtrickOConnor PatrickOConnor
OConnor who ingratiated InUate himself himel with withtbe wih wihthe withthe
the envoys evoys on the Moasdam MoasdamI aa
I do not know whether or not OConnor OConnorunderstands OConnorundernds OConnorunderstands
understands undernds Cape Dutch Dutc said sad Mr Fisch Fischer Fsc Flschor ¬
er but I know that tat his whole statement statementIa sttement
Ia 1 so s far fa as a it contains cntaJns anything anythng material materialIs mateal matealis
Is a lie le It I is absolutely abfoluely a concoction concoton I Itold Itold Itold
told OConnor only what I am willing wUlng to totell totel totell
tell tel to anyone anyoneven anyoneeven even to a spy aa this man mangloats mangloats
gloats glot in calling calng himself himselfWe himselrWe himselfWe
We are ne accustomed to there ther lying tac tactics tactc tactics ¬
tics tc Such stories are expected expecte by us u For Foryears ForyeaT Foryears
years yeaT the gang gn of British Brish politicians plticians and andfinanciers nndfnancers andfinanciers
financiers fnancers have been lying to t the British Britishpublic Britsh BritshpubIc Britishpublic
public pubIc about nut our countrymen countryma and 3d iur iurcause eurcause iurcause
cause It I will wil continue contnue I have no doubt doubtWe doubLWe doubtWe
We cannot anot help it we would like lke the IheBritish theBrtsh theBritish
British Brtsh public publc to know the truth tth but what whatcan a hat hatcn batcan
can cn we do in the face of o such fraud such suchdeceit suchdeceit suchdeceit
deceit deceit such falsehood falseho The Te story OCon OConnor OConDor OConnor ¬
nor tells let me repeat repet is a He le a concoc concoction conc concoctlona ¬
tion ton tlona a fabrication farictionutterly fabricationutterly utterly devoid deoid of oftruth oftruth oftruth
truth truthWhen truthWhen truthWhen
When asked aked about abut the story that the theAmericans themerJens theAtnerleans
Americans merJens in South Suth Africa bad appealed appealedto
to this ths country cuntry to keep bands had off he hesold hemid headd
sold midThe
The American Americn colony in South Africa Afrc is isvery Isver Isvefy
very ver small sal and is hardly haly representative representativeThe reprOentte reprOentteThe representativeThe
The story is not to be credited creditedThere credied crediedThere creditedThere
There were several unofficial unomcla callers clers dur during du durlog ¬
ing the forenoon rarenon Some Sme of them the visited visitedMrs visitd visitdtrs visitedMrs
Mrs trs Fischer Fscher the wife wie of Envoy Evoy Fischer FischerT Fher FherT
T St St John Gaffnoy Gano who entertained enterined the theenvoys theenvoys theenvoys
envoys after afer their ther drive lost lu night night at at his hishome hishome hishome
home on o Riverside Drive and Klllaen KUa e Van VanRenssclaer VanRensselaer VanRensselaer
Rensselaer came during durln the morning to toarrange toarnge toarrange
arnge arrange for the public pblc reception recepton at t City CityHall Ciy Ciyths Cityfish
Hall this ths afternoon afternoonIt atcron atcronI
It I was wa decided deide that thot the envoys nvo and an a acommittee acommittee acommittee
committee composed empscd of Klllaen Knaen Van Eons Ronssetaer Rcs Rcsae Eonsselaer
setaer ae George Van Siclen Montague MontagueWhite MontagueWhite lotge lotgeWhie
White Whie and an T St St John Joh Gaffney should shoulddrive shold sholddrive shoulddrive
drive to the City Cty Hall lal in three tre carriages carriagesby carrl
by the way of Broadway Brodwy Thfea 1I1n the Ul Btffcr Btffcrdelegates D1delegates
delegates delegte were to be received reeve by b b the themayor themayr themayor
mayor mayr and presented with wih the freedom from of otthe ofthe ofthe
the city ciy ciyGOING
Committee Commitee to Escort IKWrt the iit iitKnvoy Doer Pence PcnceFno PenceFnvyM
Knvoy Fno to VhlB ihi hiH City CityA Clt CltA CityA
A meeting meting of the committee commitee of o arrange arrangements arrangementahaviag
ments mentsaVng mentahaviag haying In charge che the te reception 1opin n nthis ntis athis
this tis city of the commissioners emisoers from frm the theSouth theSoth theSouth
South Soth African Africn Republic Repbt and a the Orange OrangeFree OrugeFree OrangeFree
Free State Stte was w held last lat night at the Ar Arlington Arlngton Arllngton ¬
lington lngton Hotel Representative Representatve Sulzer of ofXew otew ofNew
New ew York presided preidc The Congressional Congressionalcommittee Cngreonal Cngreonalcommltr Congresonalcommittee
committee commltr it was as arranged nrrnged will wfl leave Jee for forXew rorXew forNew
Xew York tonight on the midnight minigbt train trainThis trainThis
This committ committe committee e consists cort of t Senators S Datr Tel Teller T91ler T l licr ¬
ler Allen AUe Heitfeld lcitcd and Weillastan Weltt4 Rep Representatives Representtie Representatives ¬
resentatives resenttie Sulzer Mann Robinson De DeAnnond IeArmond
Annond Ar Clarke Cummings Cumming Daly Dly Cbaaler CbaalerRhea CbaZler CbaZlerRhe CbaulerRhea
Rhea Ruppert and nd Cornelius Von der derHoogt derhloogt
Rhe Rupprt Cornelus
Hoogt loogt and Capt Patrick OFarrell OFarrellOn OFarel OFarelOn OTarreliOn
On their arrival arval In the Metropolis etropols they theywill theywil theywill
will wil be driven at once to the Manhattan ManhattanHotel Manhatan ManhatanHotei ManhattanHotel
Hotel where they tbe will be presented preDte to the tbeBoer t tBoer theBoor
Boer commissioners commissionersUnder eommfloners eommflonersUnor commissionersUnder
Under Unor escort eort of the committee commite the com commissioners commissioners commissioners ¬
missioners will leave New Xe York for Wash Washington Whinton WashIugton ¬
ington inton on a special secial car attached attche to the theCongressional theCongressonal theCongressional
Limited via the thePennsylvania thePennsylvania
Congressional Congressonal Limied express epre5s te tePennylanla
Pennsylvania Pennylanla Railway Riway which leaves Jersey JerseyCity Jerey JereyCiy JerseyCity
City Ciy at 3 oclock oclok tomorrow tomorrw afternoon afteon The Theparty Te Tepary Theparty
party pary will w1 arrive ave In Washington Wahingon shortly sorty be before beore before ¬
fore ore S oclock ocock tomorrow tomorroW night and will wl be bemet bemet
met at the depot dept by 200 2 to 3 3 30 0 leading citi citizens ci citiseas ¬
zens of Washington Wahington Preceded Preceed by a band of ofmusic ofmusic ofmusic
music music thirty or forty carriages crrl es will wU con conduct conduct conduct ¬
duct duct the carty Prty to the Arlington Arln ton Hotel Hotelwhere Hotelwhere Hotelwhere
will be held heldIt heldit
where an Informal Inforl reception reepton wl
It 1 Is I expected that former Mayor Bar Barrett Ba Barettand Barrett ¬
rett rettand and General Generl Henderson Hendern will wi receive receiveand recive reciveand receiveand
and welccme them at the hot < on the part partof partor partof
of the citizens ctzens of the District DLtrct On Satur Saturday Saturday Saturday ¬
day the commissioners will wi present prent them themselves themsele themselves ¬
selves sele to the te President and to the te Secre Secretary Secretary ¬
tary tar of State Stte to pay py their respects respectsA resects resectsA
A mass mas meeting meetng is arranged arnged for Sunday Sundaynight Sundaynight Sundaynight
night at the Grand Opera House Hou at which whichthe whichthe
the galleries gleries will wi be open pen to the public publicadmission publc publcadm publicadmission
admission adm slon to the first firs floor foor being beng by ticket ticketRev ticket ticketRev
Rev Dr Stafford of St SL Patricks Church Churchhas Chu Churchhas b bhas
has been invited inlcd to open the thf meeting meetng with withprayer withpryer withprayer
prayer pryer after afer which the Boer commission commissioners ¬
ers will wU be presented p ented to the te meeting m < tng Ad Addresses Addree Addresses ¬
dresses dree by eminent statesmen will wl follow followAmong folow folowAmong followAmong
Among those ose expected expecte to speak pe k are Sena Senators Senator Senatoes ¬
toes tor Teller Teler Mason aon Wellington WeUngton and Bur Burrows Burrows Butrows ¬
rows rowsA rows rowsA
A final fnal meeting of the commitee commiee of ar arrangements arrgements arrangements ¬
rangements rgements will wlbe willbe be held at the e Arlington Arlingtontonight ArJngton ArJngtontonlgbt Arlingtontonight
tonight to perfect perec the arrangements arngement for the thereception te terecepton thereception
reception recepton of the theCommlsioner theCommlsionerA Commisioners CommisionersA
The Shooting Shootng of a n Filipino FIIIlro to 1 De DeInvestigated DeInTedl lieInvestigated
Investigated InvestigatedA InTedl atetI atetIA
A court cour of enquiry has been ordered by bythe bythe bythe
the Navy Na Department Deparet to meet in Wash Washington Washington VashIngon ¬
ington Ingon on Monday ZIonday the 21st 21s instant intant com composed composed cornposed ¬
posed of o Admirals Adir1 Rodgers Rger Cotton Coton and andTerry andTer andTerry
Terry Ter to investigate iDeslgtc the e circumstances drcumsmnc3 at attending attending attendIng ¬
tending the shooting iotlng of a Filipino Fipino near the theTJnited theunied theUnited
United unied States ship Monadnock Monadnok in the th bar harbor barbr barhoc
hoc br of Cebu on November 21 21 1893 and andalso andalw andala
also ala the alleged aleged failure faiure of Captain Cptin Mc McGowan McGown McGowan
Gowan Gown to report the matter to the coin coinmanslerInchief co comaerInchlef cornmanerinchief
manslerInchief maerInchlef of the Asiatic Aitic squadron squadronIt quon quonIt
It was wa reported to the Department Depntment by a apress a apress apress
press despatch some sme time ago that while whilethe whie whiethe whilethe
the Monadnock was lying In the harbor harborof barbrof harborof
of Cebu a young oung Filipino Fipino swam out to the theship te teship theship
ship and attempted attmpted to board her Instead Insteadof Insteadof
of coming up the gangway ggay he climbed up upby upby upby
by the bow chains Captain Cptn McGowan it itis I itIs
is charged shot him in the act at and it i was wasalleged wasalleged
alleged aleged no enquiry or official omcal report repor follow followed folow folowed followcml ¬
ed the act acti act actI actWOttAN
The SI Sister ter of Representative Repre entatTe JoV JoVkinK hopkins Hop Hopkin
kin kinK Shoots lerJelt lerJeltI herselfELCIN Herself HerselfELGIN
I ELGIN EG Iii I May fay 17 17M 17Mrs Mrs Phoebe Phoee A APosson APeason
Posson sister of Representative Repr ntUve Albert J JHopkins JHopkn 3Hopkins
Hopkins Hopkn shot herself her U at her home at Ma Maple Mapie Ia IapIe ¬
pIe Park P rk yesterday yeterdy She was Wa alone aone at the thetime thetie thetime
time tie and ad the discovery disvery of her death deth was wasmade wasmade
made by her little ltle daughter daughter upon return returnIng return1ng returnlug
lug from school chol at noon noonMrs non nonMr noonMrs
Mrs Mr Posson Psn war Wa the widow widow of Martin Mtn L LPosson 1 1Pon LPoeson
Posson Pon who died three years year ago She Shehad Sbehad Shehad
had been ben ill II for some sme time tme and of into had hadbeen hd hdbeen hadbeen
been despondent despndent brooding bring over the death deathof deathof
of o her husband husbandNorfolk hushandNorfolk husbandNorfolk
Norfolk it AVoBhlnzrion ahIDloD nsh1ntonStcaznboat Stonmliont Co CoDelightful CuDelightful
Delightful Dlghtul trips tpsdly trip dally at 630 G p m m m to Old Point Poit Poitmlor
Comfort mlor Xewpcrt er ewpcrt Newa Ne Xorfolk oo1ud and Vii Y Virginia ioi a
Beach Ruc For Fo schedule shedule see jage ge 7 7Cx2O 7C 7CaBO
Cx2O C O Xo 1 i Shingles ShlnJJeJ clear elearonly only COO COOper COONo
per r S J r Co Co 1000 10 ° ° ° Xo 1 and guaranteed rte by F Libbey Libb
Postmaster VOltmaHtcr Thompson Thomplonr Confection ConfectionAlarm ConrelonlnmaH ConfessionAlarms
Alarm lnmaH the Administration AdminlntrationPostmaster Ac1mIDhtraUonPostate AdministrationPostmaster
Postmaster Postate General Smith Smit said saie this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning that he had not yet yet received reived an anofficial anofcial anofficial
official ofcial affirmation afrmato of the the reported reprte con confession confession ¬ i ifeu
fession feu Ion of Postmaster Postaster Thompson Tompson of Ha Havana Havana Havans ¬
vans vana but that tt the thr same sae no doubt doub would wouldbe wouldbe wouldbe
be received receive some time tm durfag durJ the day dayHe dayHe ny nyHe
He said sid that the affair trould ou1dn soon be bestraightened bestraightened bestraightened
straightened out now as a Mr rBrtow Brtstow wit wita with witha
a force of experienced exerience auditors auditn and in inspectors Inspectrs inspectors ¬
spectors spectrs frill m make a thorough thoough1nvestg investiga investigation investigation ¬
tion ton which will w1 place the te blame blae where here it itproperly itproperJy itproperly
properly belongs belongsIt belong
It was wa said sd around aound the te White ie House Housethis Houseti Housethis
j this ti morning that tt the Administration Admintton is ismoving J Jmoving ismoving
i moving to stifle stle any ay action acIon or Congress Congresslooking Gongess Gongesslokig Congresslooking
looking lokig to an enquiry enquir into the te Cuban Cuk pos postal p peatel ¬
tel tl scandal snda Representative Reprenttve Loud Lud Chair Chairman Chalrman Chairman ¬
man of the House Hous Committee Cmittee on Post Postoffices Postomc Postoffices
offices omc and Postroads Poroads was w wa a caller cIe at the theExecutive theEeutve theExecutive
Executive Eeutve Mansion this morning in re response re9onso reaponso ¬
sponse 9onso to t a summons from the President Presidentit
it is said saidOwing saidOwing saidOwing
Owing however to other oter callers caner already alreadyengaged arey areyengged alreadyengaged
engaged engged with Mr McKinley 3lclnleF Mr Loud Loudwas Lud Ludwa Loudwas
was wa unable to secure seore an Interview i rlew and andafter andater andafter
after ater waiting for half haI an hour reluctantly reluctntly
departed depaed The call cl was the second snd one onewhich onewhich onewhich
which he has made at the White t House Hoe In Inresponse Inrponze inresponse
response rponze to requests reuet from the President PresidentPersons PredeL PresidentPersons
Persons intimately Intmatly acquainted acquant with wih the thesituation thesituation thesituation
situation declare that the President Is
dela the PeJdent re relying relying ¬ j
lying upon Mr Ir Loud Lud to check chec any ay Con Consressiocal Cn CngeioJal Congreasiocal
sressiocal geioJal enquiry enquiryBesides enquir enquiryBesides I
Besides Bside being bing Chairman Cbara of o the FostofSce FostofSceand Foromce 1 1and Iand
and Postroads Ptds Committee Commitee Mr Loud Lul is a amember amember amember
member of the Committee Cmittee on Accounts Acots and andon andon nd
on 0 Insular Affairs Affars and is Chairman Chrn of the theJoint te teJoint theJoint
Joint Commission on the Transportation Trnprton of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Mails Inls Some Sme one of these four com committees cornmlisees ¬ i
mittees mUe must almost amot certainly certly have to deal dealwith dea dealwith I II
with wth any legls1on legislation affecting affecng the Cuban Cubanpostal Cubn Cubanpostal I Ipot
I postal pot scandal 1edal Indeed it would be b diffi difficult difficult ¬ I Icul
cult cul to conceive ccele any ay combination comblnUou of com cornmittees i imittees I
mittees mle more moe peculiarly peularfy adaptnt adapt to the thepresent thepresent I Iprent
present prent situation sluatonPostomce situationPostoffices Postofflces Accounts AccountsInsular Acounts AccountsInsular i
Insular Inla Affairs 4tar and Transportation Tn ton of the theMalls theIaIsthey theMailsthey
Malls Mailsthey IaIsthey they fit together as if i I especially especiallycreated especiallycreated I Icreat
created creat for such a crisis crisisThe crlsir crisisThe i
The Te confession feon of Postmaster Potter Thompson Thompsonis bopSn bopSnIs
is said to have thoroughly thorughly alarmed alre the theAdministration thedmlntstratlon
I Admlnlttion Administration and It I is using all al Its it in influence innuence influence ¬
fluence to cut c off ot any examiaation examhMtO of the thereal therl therenl
real rl Cuban situation stuation save through thrg the Waror War Waror ar aror
or the Postal Pot departments departmentsPOSTPONEMENT dement dementPOSON departmentsPOSTPONEMENT
Exnmlnnton Examination of the Accused Put PatOver PutOer PutOver
Over One AVeeli AVeeliNEW WeeiANEW
NEW YORK May 17 11Th The examination examinationof exmlOton exmlOtonof
of C F W Neely Neey accused acused accusedof of complicity complciy In Inthe Inthe inthe
the Havana Hava postoffice ptmce frauds frd which was waat ws wsrt wasset
rt set t for fo a a hearing heang before bfore United nited States StatesCommissioner StatesCommissioner
Commissioner Cmissioner Shields this thl morning moing wa wapostponed waspostponed
postponed ptpId for one week by mutual agree agreement agreemeat ¬
ment between btween John Jon I D > Lindsay UY counsel counselfor consl conslfo counselforrn
for fo Neely retT and United Unied States St District Dsict At Attorney Attorey Attorney ¬
torney torey Burnett BurnettThe Burnett BurnettThe
The Te postponement ptpement was agreed agr upon upn in inorder I Inorder
order that the hearing being on o the to application applicationfor applicationfor pplcion pplcionfor
ore for extradition extrdtion might migt first fr be bald cd This Thishearing Tis Tisheang Thishearing
hearing heang will wl probably probbly take tke place plce before beforeGovernor beore beoreGo beforeGoverzwr
Governor Go rr Roosevelt Rlevelt at Albany Aby either eiher to tomorrow tomorrW tomorrow ¬
morrow morrW evening eenng or Saturday SaturdayTHE Saturdy SaturdyTH SaturdaySTHE
Mr Platt Plnt of Connecticut Cnn etleut to toSpenk Speak oa oathe 0 0the ontime
the Uncoil Resolution ResolutionIn Uelolutlon UelolutlonIn
In the Senate Sente today toay Mr Plate a of Con Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut ¬
necticut gave notice notic that he hevould would ould in the thenear thene thenear
near ne future rutUT submit rsmarfcJm nmarkb the tlena Ban Bacearesolution Banresolution
resolution reuton for an Investigation InvetgiUon Irto Ir t the theCuban te teCbn theCuban
Cuban Cbn postal pta frau frauds i iTUB iTE a aTBE
A Compromise Compromle Likely Llkel to loBe He Reached ReachedTill RcnchcdThi ReachedThis
Till Thi This Afternoon AfternooST Atcrn AfternoonST on onS
ST S LOUIS May 1ay 17 1iYeerdays 1TYeserdas Yesterdays pros prospects pr prpfcs prospeots ¬
pects pfcs for a a settlement settleent of o the te street sr t car carstrike carstrike
strike srke were ere dissipated dffte by r too tla result rl of 0 lost lostsights lastnights
sights nghs conference CereDe of o employee epye at a which whichthe whichthe hkh hkhte
the te companies cpDes latest late proposition PTlo was re rejected reJeted rejested ¬
jested Jeted by the executive exeUvo committee cmtee of the theemployes theemoycB theeraployor
employes emoycB This rejection reJClin was w a due ue e to a aclause acauee aclause
clause cauee in regard reg to the reinstatement renttoment of ofold ofoW ofold
old men menThe me menThe
The company offered simply to reinstate reinstatenil reinstateall
Te cmpny offere simp rnsate rnsateni
nil ni the te old od employes epoyc but bt the executive executiveboard execUe execUebrd executiveboard
board brd decided deJd that tht this thi offer oe should shold be beamended beaene beamended
amended aene so s that the old oldemployes employes emples should shouldbe shoudbe shouldbe
be reinstated reintted to the positions pto held when whenthe whenthe
the strike was wa declared decar The e union unon does doesnot doesnot doesnot
not insist 1nsi however that t members mem1e who whohave wtohae whohave
have hae been guilty giy of criminal acts act since slnc tbe tbestrike tbestrike thestrike
strike was 1 inaugurated Inaulurate shall be b reinstated reinstatedThe reinstatedThe
The grievance committee cmmtte and a the repre representatives represetYC represeetatives ¬
sentatives setYC gennce of the company will wi hold an another nnother another ¬
other conference rterence compy this ths afternoon afton at the thePlanters thePlters thePtanters
Planters Plters Hotel It I is believed beHe that it I win winnot wUlnot wi
not no be b difficult difficul to reach reac an a agreement gement on onthe onte onthe
the te point pInt at issue issueThe Isue IsueTe issueThe
The Te running rUCtng of cars car on the te Southwestern SouthwesternLine Suthwete SouthwesternLine
Line was attended atended by some sme disturbance disturbancetoday dsturb disturbancetoday
today tOy Patrolman Ptrlmn Edward Edwr Steinberg Stinbeg was wasdragged wasdragged
dragged dra from a car cr by a a crowd taken te into intoa int
a saloon sloon disarmed dised and a beaten Several Severalsuspects SeveralIUspet Severalsuspects
suspects IUspet have been bn arrested aes e in connection connectionwith cnnecton cnnectonwit connectionwith
with wit the affair affairBUFFALO affairUFA nffalrBUPPALO
Transfer TrnnAcr Linen Line Tied Up by the Strik Striking StrlkhiI Striklag ¬
lag hiI Employee EmployeBUFFALO Employel EmployelBUFFAL EmployeeBUFFALO
BUFFALO BUFFAL N Y May 17 17T 17The The cb driv drivers drv drvers drivera ¬
ers of tho city cly quit work at nt6 6 oclock last lastnight lastnlgb lastnight
night nightOnly nlgb nightOnly t
Only Onl cne firm signed siged the agreement agement pre presentd presntd presentd
sentd sntd by the men me which provides prOldes for an anincrease a aIncrease anincrease
increase In wages wges and some sone other othe con concessions concessons concessionc ¬
cessions cessons C C W Mlllerstrnnsfer Uerstrnsfer line lne and andother ad adother andother
other big stables s bles were wre tied te up and a a last lastnight lat latnight lastnight
night it was almost almo Impossible Impole to hire a acarriage a acrrlago acarriage
carriage crrlago drawn draw by horses hoes The he automo automobiles automobUes automobilcs ¬
biles did a rushing business Funerals Funeralswere Fn Funeralswere as asWee
were Wee seriously affected ateted by the lack of car carriager cr crrlag carriager
riager rlag
The Te MnchloM 3InehlD Sent Sent Ther Tisessj he 1 to o Protect ProtectAmerican Protectmerlcnn ProtectAmerican
American interest interestThis latert Interists InteristsThis
This morning moing the Machis Maca left lef Port PortLImon Port PortLlmon
LImon Costa Cota Rica Rc for Colon via Va Boca Bo del delToro delToro dclTore
Toro At the Navy Nav Department Deparft Deparonent It wan waastated wa wastted wanstated
stated stted that the te order orer was fetven gtven en to the theMachias te teMlas theMacbias
Machias Mlas when the latter lat r was W w04 at a San Juan JuanPorto JuanPorto JuanPorto
Porto Rico Ric about abut May iT 1 Tfie e > movement movementhowever moementhoweer movementhowever
however looks loks very ery much as n It it was in intended intended intended ¬
tended for the protection of American Americ citi citizens ci citiZen ¬
zens Zen from possible pssible injury in fiie te the Colombian Colombianrevolution Colombi ColombivoluUon Colombianrevolution
revolution voluUon j jThe iThe I IThe
The Ranger Rger Is now nw on thelPanama te P1am side sideof sde sdeof sideof
of the Isthmus Ishus but the eastern eter coast cl Is Iswithout iswJthut iswithout
without naval navl protection protecton Recent Rnt reports reportsfrom repor reportsfrom
from rom that that vicinity viciniy have been bD very vry threat threatening thret thretening threatcuing ¬
ening and d have said 5ld thatthejproperty that thatth property and andlives ad adles andlives
lives les ot o American Americ citizens cities were U e in I danger dangerBoothTnckcrx dnngerDoothTckerl dangerBoothTuckers
BoothTnckcrx DoothTckerl Child OtJll Dead DeadNEW end endNEW
1 NEW YORK YOR May 17 l7Te 17The The youngest youngestchild youngestchd youngestchild
child chd of Commander Cmmander BoothTucker BotbTucer of o the theSalvation thelvaton theSalvation
Salvation lvaton Army died yesterday yeste yesteriay ynnd and his hismother hismother hismother
mother Consul Emma Em BoothTucker BothTcker is in ina ina ina
a serious condition conditon having hving collapsed clapse after afterthe altr altrthe afterthe
the bereavement bereavement The Th child was as named namedWilliam naed naedWlia namedWilliam
William Wlia BoothTucker BootTuck for fo his grand grandfather grd grdfate grandfather ¬
father fate the founder or the Salvation Army Armyand Ay Ayand Armyand
and was the seventh born brn to the te Booth BoothTuckers Bth BthTcker BoothTuckers
Tuckers Tcker Of o these but four or survive surve death deathhaving denthhnvlng deathhaving
having hnvlng visited visied the teboushold household three treeties treetiesduring times timesduring timesduring
during the past pat three tr years 3ear The Te childs childsfuneral cld cldner chtldsfuneral
funeral ner will wi be held today t 7 and interment intermentwill IntermentwUl intermentwur
will be made InWoodlawn
InWoliw Cemetery CemeteryVIynn Cmetery CmeteryInqoRne CemeteryJynna
VIynn InqoRne Jynna Tjastnea Coflcj Coileg Cotlegetb VSth St and nd K Kt5feisOffice
t5feisOffice 5 Census Office < Examination XamICatfOa5 XamICatfOa5Call 1nt 1ntCal SS SSXevr
Cal Call at 14 14 F s St for Jcetol Jcetolew Ieto5 Ieto5Nei
Xevr ew Laths for Floxtvrcr PI rc1 o only al O OT OThese
T These Y ne see ae are bright yellow dlow a ad d dry a at C 0th sad nd ndY N NY
Kentucky Kcntn ky Republicans Rcpnb1cans Ready for forTheir forTheir forTheir
Their Convention ConventionLively Conventon ConventonLIT ConventionLIvely
Lively LIT IT Fight Promised ProDIec1 in the Con Contest Contest Contest ¬
test for HelecrateMatLnrcc Dele ntentLnrJe The ThePlatform ThelIRtforD Thelhatform
Platform lIRtforD to Denounce the Alleged AllegedSteal AUeJec1Steal AllegedSteal
Steal of State Office O eca and En Endome EntIorMe Endorse
dome the Gubernatorial Guberntorlal Clal ClalLOUISVILLE Clnhnnnt ClnhnnntLUSVIL Claimant ClaimantLOUISVILLE
LOUISVILLE LUSVIL May My 17 liAt At 2 oclock ococ this thisafternoon ti thinafternoon
afternoon atenon the e Republican RpubIcn State Stte Convention Conventionwhich Conventon Conventonwhic Conventionwhich
whic which is 1 to select leet four delegatesatlarge delegatesatlargeto delegteatIae delegteatIaeto
to the National Natonal Republican Republcn Convention at atPhiladelphia alPhUadel atPhiladelphia
Philadelphia PhUadel i and two electors eecwrs for the State Stateat S Sat Stateat
at large lare wilt wl be called cale to order order in the Au Auditorium Auditorum Auditoriusi ¬
ditorium ditorum by Chairman Cir C C M Barnett Daret of ofthe otte ofthe
the te State Ste Central Committee Commitee W S Tay Taylor Taylor Taylot ¬
lor former Governor Bradley Brdey Senator De Deboe Deb Dohoe
hoe b and other oter prominent Republicans RepubUc will willattend w1 willattend
attend attendCapL D attendCapt Ued
CapL Cpt IL S Irwin IrIn of this city ciy candidate candidatefor cndidte cndidtelor candidatefor
for Congress Cnge8 in this thl district distct will wi be tem temporary tempo ternpurity ¬
purity po chairman cIrman The State Slte Central Cons Coiamltiee Co Comltee Consmitsee
mltiee mltee decided upon upn this t last la night In the theInterest theintere theinterest
Interest intere of harmony haony retiring retirng both bt Capu CapuN C CaptN L LN
N T Howard Howr and E E T P Franks Frank of Ow Owensboro Owensbro Owenabora
ensboro ensbro Secretary Secetr J K K Hampton Hapto of the tbeState te teStte theState
State Stte Central Committee CommItee was w recommend recommended recommende ¬
ed e as temporary temprl secretary stry and he will wU also alsoprobably as alsoprobably
probably probbly be retained retale as a permanent pernent secrets secretary secet secretsry ¬
ry Senator Deboe who withdrew wihdrew from fromthe frm fromthe
the race rae for delegateatlarge delegteatlarge in the in interest Interet intercat ¬
terest teret of harmony is certain certn to be b perma permanent permanent permaneat ¬
nent chairman chairmanThe chirn chairmanThe
The Te race for delegatesatlarge delegteatIare is deed developing deve deedoping ¬
oping into as warm war a a contest ntet as was ws an anticipated anticipated anticipated ¬
ticipated Throughout Trghout it all al however howeverthere howeverthere howeverthere
there is good go feeling feelng and no discord discrd seems seemslikely seemslikely
likely lkely to result resultTaylpr result resultTaylor
Taylor who arrived last night
rylor aive night was waswarmly waswarmly
warmly waly welcomed welcmed by his i friends frend and ad tel fellowRepublicans re relowRepublicns tellowRepublicans ¬
lowRepublicans lowRepublicns His Hi reception reepU confirms confirmstbe cfrs cfrsthe confirmsthe
the already alrdy wellestablished weltblshed opinion that thatthere tt tttere thatthere
there is no doubt of o his being selected as asa asI asa
tere beg slecte
a I delegate delegate Former Forer Governor Govero Bradley Bradleywho Drdley Drdleywh Bradleywho
who wh was W8 expected eee did not come in lait laitnight laatnight t tnight
night but arrived avd from Frankfort Fnkort at 11 11oclock 1 11oclock
oclock ocok this morning The advance advanc guard guardof grd grdor guardof
of his hi friends fMed was wa already lreyt at work how however howeer hewever ¬
ever and the former Governors selection selectionas eleton eletona
as a a delegate deegte is i also as assured assuredFor assurd assurdlor assuredFor
For the other two places plate there will wl l b bcontests bcontet ha hacontests
contet contests A politician pltcin who has hs kept kfpt track trackof trackof trackof
of the strength steng of the candidates c daes says sys that thatJudge tt ttJudge thatJudge
Judge Denny DeDY of Lexington Lxington is likely lkely to de defeat dofeat ¬
feat fet Representative Repreenlve Boreing of London Ludon It Itlo ItI ItIc
lo I also generally generaly conceded cnceded that Albert Alb rt S SWhite SWhite SWhite
White of this thi city will wi beat the other col colored cl clore cclored ¬
ored ore ton candidate cndidt W V A A Gaines Gan of Coring Covngton Cn Corington
tonThe ton
The platform p1ator contrary contrry to expectation expectationwill expeetton expeettonwi expectationwill
will wi be b short short Senator Dtboe b will v1 be b the thedominating te tedominatig thedominating
dominatig dominating influence In uenc in the writing wrtng of this thisHe thi thisHe
He is I in JntTr favor of abrief sbeendnmen sbriefendorsement endorsement of o the theMcKinley thecnley theMcKinley
McKinley cnley Administration Adiistrtion holding hodn that tht this thiscovers ti thiscovers
covers cver everything eerthln with it regard rerd to national nationalaffairs natonl natonlaaain nationalaffairs
affairs aaain The remainder rminder of the plaform plaformwill plaformwill
will m consist cshst of q a ringing r eng denunciation deundaton of ofthe orthe ofthe
the alleged aleged steal real of offices from the t Repub Republicans Republcm Repubhenna ¬
lcm henna who who were wer it I is claimed caime legally legallyelected legHy legHyeleced legallyelected
elected eleced last las X November Tenjber ° Civil CITI liberty lbry will willbe wi willbe
be b the te watchword of tb t < platform plator and an this thiswill thi thiswill
will wU be b put forward fonr as the main min and only oalyissue Cly Clyile I
issue ile of the campaign crlpg Of course cne this will willcarry wi willcarry
carry Cr with ith it aa unequivocal uneq8hol endorsement endorssmeatof endos meBt meBtof
of W S Taylor the te man ma who it i is I claimed claimedwis eaimed eaimedrob claimedwts
wis robbed rob of his hi gubernatorial gubrnatorial office officeYes ofce ofceI officeYes
I Yes I am a glad gla to t get back ck to t wy 1y own ownstste ownzhts
stste a t Taylor saW a to t a reporter Haw Hawever mnvevor Iiascever
ever my little ltUe trip trp has ha improved ImpVd rprtor me great greatly gcl greatly ¬
ly and a I am a pleased plesewlh pleesedtith with the e results rsvlt for forthis l lthis forthis
this re reason reaao alone alO As to news JWs I fcao fcaonone YDo know knowDOnS
non none This Thi dreadful dedul Frankfort Frankfo conspiracy conspiracyk cnelracy cnelracyl
k l still sU under uDer way ay and we e must mu all al to toextent some snmtextent someextent
extent await developments My
awi devlpmeD y coarse coarsemust cuersemust
must of necessity ne ty be b guided g by the future futureIt fuu fuuI futureIt
It I seems 8ems the to convention nvetion is to t mark Jluk a grand grandperiod grn grnperl grandperiod
period perl ia the tJe history hier of o the te Republican Republicanparty Re Republicanparty
party pry of o lb this State Stte I shall sl be b ia the t city citythroughout citythroglt Citythroughout
throughout throglt tha convention cnieU and nd perhaps perbapjloager prBu prBulger perhapslonger
longer loagerUntil lger lgerUDliog longerUntil
Until UDliog long after ater tntdcf mctht mldght cht last kt night ntglt Tag TaFlors Taglots ¬
lors room rm was w beslged bsllge with wit callers callersNearly elcs eslerzNearly
Nearly early every eer visiting Vtng Republican RCblen p It pat t in inan Inan inan
an appearance appre and an of course c rs all al the th local localleaders lJ lJleder localleaders
leaders leder paid their respects respectsNational rupet respectsNational
National raUonal CommKteezaaa Commiteeman John JoD W Yerkes Yerkessaid Yerkessaid
said sJd today toay I believe blee that the work et U Ue UecveDUen the theconvention e econvention
cveDUen convention will Ti be b discharged dLge with wth the ut utmost utm atmoat ¬
most m harmony hrIY and aa that tt everyone everone will Wn re return return toturn ¬
turn home hoe fully fuly satisfied tse Us5ed with it its Is work workend workand ork orken
end en enthusiastic enthusiatic In i the te prospect pr9t of the thecampaign thecmpign thecampaign
campaign campaignVIEWS cmpign campaignVLEwS
The T r Outlook for Democratic Democrntc SHCCCKH SHCCCKHVery SncceMI SncceMIer SuccessVery
Very er Bright BrightNEW Drl BrightNEW ht htrE
NEW rE YORK May ly 17 11Arer 17Arthur Arthur Sewall Swal of ofMaine otYne ofMaine
Maine Yne Bryans Drs running rning mate In 1SD5 IS was wasin wasin wasin
in town twn yesterday When asked ake what wht he hethought hethought bethought
thought thought of the outlook outok for Democratic Demratic sue success suecars ¬
cess ce this ths fall fal he said saidI sd
I think Mr Bryans Brns chances can for election electionare eet electionare
are re bright hrlghtvery very bright brigh In fact fat I think thiakthat thinkthat thinkthat
that he will w1 have a better te chance cce than thanhe thanhe
he had d in 1S96 1S96Would 180SWould 1806Would
Would you accept acept the Democratic Democratc nomi nomination nominaton nornlnation ¬
nation naton for Vc Vice President PreIdent was wa asked askedXo aked akedXo askedNo
Xo replied Mr Ir Sewall
reple Seall promptly and andemphatically andernphaticaly
emphVcly emphatically I am a out ou of it I am a peal positively ps peallively ¬
lively tvely out outo of it ILBIG itIG itBIG
SCW New England EnJlanc Combine Secures Con Control Control ConIre ¬
trol Ire of New Oe Haven 11eo Facilities FacilitiesNEW FacIIUe FacIIUeNEW FacilitiesNEW
NEW HAVEN HAVE Coon Cnn May fay 17 1The itThe The big biggest bigge biggest ¬
gest ge street sreet railroad Ilad tlyoad deal which has b taken takenplace takfnplac takenplace
place plac in Connecticut ConeUcut In the te history hisory of o local localtransportation 101 101tsportatlon localtrnxisportatiori
transportation tsportatlon was wa consummated cOlmmted today tcdaywhen tday tdaywhen todaywhen
when H S Parmeiee Parelee President Plident of the Fair FairHaven Far FarHaen FairHaven
Haven and an Westvllle Vest yUe Street Steet Railwar Rihr Rnflwa Com Company Cm Cmpany Cornpang ¬
pany purchased purcad the te New New England Street StreetRailroad Stnet StnetRalroad StreetRailroad
Railroad Ralroad which whic controls contls the Wlnchlster WlnchlsterAnnne WinchesterAvenue Winchester WinchesterAvenue
Avenue line of o this thi city ciy from George Fer Fernald Fernald Fernald
nald of Boston Boson He took tok 30000 3000 tares re at atJ1S ats1s
J1S 15 a share of the 44000 HO shares shas of the New NewEngland rew rewEnglan NewEngland
England Englan Company Compny laying la1n down 540000 540000spot 5400OOspot
spot Ipot cash cs for the transaction transactionThe tnUon tnUonThe tranzactloaThe
The deal del gives gves tbe Fair Haven and West Westvill WestvI Westviii
vill vI Road Rod an absolute abolute monopoly of the thestreet thestret thestreet
street stret railway ralway service srvic at a New rew Haven Haven It Ithas Itha Itbaa
has ha absorbed ab5rbed its U five fve rival rnl lines lnes within wihin six sixyears si nixyears
years year The purchase purcha of the New England EnglandCompanys EnglandCompanys
Companys ComPIYs roads rs blocks blo the ie scheme see of A AM AM
M Young and other New Xe York millionaires millionairesto mlUonlres mlUonlresto
to place a through line 11 from fro Boston to toNew torew toNew
New rew York YorkGovernment York YorkGOTcrnment YorkGovernment
Government Kecelptti Today TodayThe TotIn TotInThe Tofu0The
The receipts receIpt of the the Government Goverment today todayreached today todayrehed todayreached
reached rehed the sum of 1S2722477 composed composedof comped compedot
of customs 53891875 6391875 internal revenue revenueJl15662724 revenueS115662724
Jl15662724 11566212 miscellaneous mscelaeous J13167878 J13167878The 1316878 1316878The 13167878The
The expenditures expndiure amounted to Jl415000 Jl415000leaving 21415000leaving 4100 4100leavng
leaving leavng an excess exces of receipts over expendi expenditures expenditures expenditures ¬
tures today Of J41222477 J41222477Treasurer 42247 42247Tcallurcr 41222477Treasurer
Treasurer Tcallurcr Roberts In Richmond RlcmontI RlcmontIUnied RimthmoudUnited RichmondUnited
United Unied States State Treasurer Taurr Roberta Rbert left lef last lastnight lat lastnight
night for Richmond Rcbmond Va Va where he spoke spokethis spke spkethl spokethis
this thl morning mornig at the annual ua meeting meetI of o the theVirginia theVirnia theVirginia
Virginia Virnia Bankers Association Asiaton on the thefinancial thefnancial thefinancial
financial fnancial questions queston of today tay and the dana financial f danarial ¬
cial ial status of this country countryReading county countyReac1lnl countryReading
Reading Reac1lnl llattter 31ntter for the lllind IllntI IllntIr Blind3r
1 3r r Glynn Gly has ha Introduced Intruc a bill bi in the theHouse te teRous theRouse
House Rous to t promote the te circulation circulaton of read reading rea readlag ¬
ing matter mter among an the blind blld The bill bi pro proTides pro7itlea
Tides id that thatbks books pamphlets pmphlet and ad other othermatter otbermtter othermatter
matter mtter in raised rased characters chtcters for the use usor usorthe useof useofthe of ofthe
the blind bind whether prepared prepne by hand or orprinted orpinted orprinted
printed pinted in single volumes or unsealed unsealedpackages unsealedpackages
packages pkges not IGt exceeding eceeing seven pounds punds in inweight inweIght n nweigt
weight weigt shall saIl be b received relc free fr of postage postageby postageby utge utgeby
by the te mails mals of the United Unie States Stte for frt rt trans transmission transmission ¬
mission miIo to blind blnd readers reer or for rJturn to tothe tothe
the depositories depositoriesj deiories deiorieseUctltIea depositorIesNewest
j Newest eUctltIea ideas about Rouse Building BnildinsIn
In frame fram Imildiccs bhl always ai call Ant J en F Lib
i Sty y it t 1 Co C
Their Teir Hunt Junt for Mean lennJ to Keep Him HimOut DimOnt ElmOut
Out of the Senate SenateThe SenateThe SenateThe
The lawyers lawer of the Senate Seae who wh are ae en endeavoring ende3vorlIg endeavoring ¬
deavoring de3vorlIg to find fd a way to keep ke Mr fr Clark Clarkof Cink Cinkof Clarkof
of Montana Iontn out of the seat st to which whc he has hasbeen h hasbeen
been bC appointed appnte are more than tha ever per perplexed per perplexed ¬
plexed by a discovery made by one of their thtlrcolleagues teir teirclege theircolleagues
colleagues clege who Is I something smeting of o a a a lawyer lawyerIt lwyer lwyerI
It I was wa hoped hopd by Mr Clarks Cks opponents opponentsthat oppnent opponentsthat
that the passage pge of o the pending pndng resolution resolutionreported reluton relutonreIrted resolutionreported
reported reIrted from the Committee Cmit on Privileges Privilegesand PrivUees PrivUeesand Privilegesand
and Elections declaring decang that tat he was wa nQt notduly nQtduly nQtduly
duly elected electe would settle sette the point pt and aadwould a awold andwould
would wold make mke it i clear cer that tht the vacancy vacBey ex existed exIted cxisted ¬
isted Ited prior pror to March Inch 4 189 19 1300 and that thatthe as asthe asthe
the Legislature Lgilturedld did not fill fl it the Gover Governor Governor Covernor ¬
nor could not no as 4 has b been h decided decide in the thecase thec thecase
case c of Mr Quay QuayA Qt7 Qt7A QuayA
A discovery dleove has ha now W been ben made mde how however however ¬
ever eve that may my upset upt this tis calculation cleulato and andmake andme andmake
make me it possible psible for the passage pge of the thecommittee thecmitee theconnnlttee
committee cmitee resolution reuton to legalize legiz Mr MrClarks MrClarks r rClarks
Clarks title tte on Ms h present presnt appointment appointmentThe apptmet apptmetThe appoIntmentThe
The records recors show sw that tt he b was W elected eIeted in inFebruary 1nFebr inFebruary
February Febr 1899 while the term ter of his pre predecessor pre pro prodecessor ¬
decessor decesr Mr ir Mantle Matle did not expire exr until untilMarch untUah untilMarch
March ah 4 of o that tat year ye The effect efIet of the thepassage thePasge thepassage
passage Pasge of the resolution resoluton therefore will willbe willbe 1
be b to declare decla that a vacancy vaCc existed emte on and andafter andafter andafter
after March Mah 4 since snce which whic time tme the leg leg ¬
islature Islue has ha not been la In session sesson and the theGovernor theGovernor theCovernor
Governor has a a clear elea right rght to t appoint appointTo appnt appointTo
To put the case In a nutshell nuthel it Is this thisIf thIsI thisIf
If I Senator Clark Crk created ceated a vacancy acey by re resigning resglng resIgning ¬
signing sglng he could codd legally leally be appointed appointe with without without without ¬
out question queion If the Senate Snate creates crete a va vacancy vacancy vacancy ¬
cancy by adopting adoing the resolution reluUon stating statingthat 8tng 8tngthat
that that Senator Sntor Mantles Mtes successor IUcfor has ha never neverbeen neverben neverbeen
been ben chosen and If I the Legislature Lgislature has ha not notbeen notbeen notbeen
been in session sesion since En his term expired epir Mr MrClarks MrClarks MrClarks
Clarks appointment nppontent is equally euly legal legalMr leg legalMr
Mr M Clarks Clnks case ce continued cotnue under nDer discus discussion diu discussloa ¬
sion in the corridors cridor galleries galees committee committeerooms cmmitee cmmiteeroms committeerooms
rooms roms and cloakrooms coroms at the Capitol Captel to today to today ¬
day dy Mr 1r Clark Cnk himself himsef did not appear appar at attbe atthe atthe
the Capitol CapitolIt Cpiol CpiolI
It I is generally gnerly conceded coDce at the te Capitol Capitolthat Cpiol Cpioltt Capitolthat
that tt Mr Ir Clark Clrk has won in the great ge Daly
Clark feud fed so far f as a a a seat set in the Senate Senateis Senat
is concerned cncerne When en he shall shal present his hiscredentials hiscrenUals hiscredentials
credentials crenUals from frm the Governor Goveror of Montana Montanaobjections Montanaobjections ont
objections objectons may my be made mde though thogh even eve this thisIs ti thisis
Is 1 Improbable 1mprhable but the case ce will wi be b re referred referre referred ¬
ferred ferre to t the te Committee Cmitte on Privileges Pvlegs and ad
Elections EleUons for report reprL There Tere Is 1 a possi PI ¬
bility blty that tt the case C caa may not be disposed disposedof dispsed dispsedor
of at this th session sessionTO H6ion H6ionTO sessIonTO
A Bill Dil for Thl This Pnrpodc larpoJc Favorably FavorablyReported FaTonbJr FaTonbJrRtportec1 FavorablyReported
Reported Rtportec1 In the Uou UouTe HouThe Uounr UounrThe
The Te bill bl to t reelassify reeaMI ships ship of the Amen American AmerI Amencan ¬
can cn Navy ay has hs be bn been n favorably favorbly reported repre from fromthe fr freesthe
the Committee Comtee on Naval 1av Affairs Alirs of tie tieHouse te teHoue theHouse
House Houe This bill provides Ivde that tlt seetfees sts
1529 152 and 153 1 of the Revised Reme Statutes S te e of ofthe f fthe
the United Unhe States Ste shall shl be b amended a to read readas rd rda readas
as a follows followsSec foI0 foI0Se followsSec
Sec Se 15 1519 Vessels Yecs of o tie t Navy Xa ar f the t 1
United Unted State Stt except eceptol torpedo boats bt and andother ad adoer andother
other oer special I il vessels es shall sha be h divided dvi into Int
four ror classes cUI and shall sll be b commanded ee u unearly unErly asnearly
nearly nErly as may be as a follows teJ First t and andsecond aD andsecond
second end rates rte by captains captainsorn second and third thirdrate thirdrates
eapz tn
rate re rates by commanders cm coesmaaers fourth foth rates re by
lieutenant commanders CQuDt sad aa lieutenants lieutenantstorpedo leent
torpedo tp boats bt and aa other o r unclassified yes vessels v vls ¬
ads tenant tent ls by bY commander commanderSee commanderSec officers oOer below blw tie te grade gr of o He Heteoaat Ue lieu lieutenant
oaer oaerS
See 1530 Veeeeis of 5M0 i W
S 153 Ye tons to dis dispJa i
pJa pcemeBtor placement emeat or mere shall l be h classed cl as ftrat ftratrates fr frte rst rstrates
rates te those tb of 3600 3t GBS oJ or o more m e and aD be b be1w
few 11 5MQ 5i toss tO SB SOCOB rates rt ttes I rbse a aas of ofl0
1 l0 t teas o or m meet U asd bw below I 2 t toss tossas
as third rates t those of less than
a tir rte e JC t 1M 1Mteas 1 L1etens
teas tes as a fourth forth rates ratesSecretary rat ratesSecretary
Secretary Str Long Lng IB i sabaHtiaR skag the draft draftof drt drto draftof
o of this thi bill bl said s The T Th pravfetoM pe of law tewfor lw lwtor lawfor
for th t the elaaaicatioB et el veacefe ve relate rete to toveeaete toN tovesesie
veeaete N of o designs di new DW obsolete o and aa have haverefereace lu lurer havereferesce
refereace rer ee to t a period pr when whn offensive offensivestreagta oeDe oeDesegt offensivestresgth
streagta segt depended c upon elements e8nt senta radical r41 ¬
ly different elferet from II Ae 6 e e by b which w k the t quali qualities qissitties 1 1tl ¬
tl ties of o modern ships MP of e war W are eeteratB eeteratBed d determmod
ed e It has M i ia indeed d 4 fcecata HC uaarastfcabie uaarastfcabieto iplle iplleto
to carry c out 0 tbe d provision 1 ef e the th law lawrespecting lawrespecting w wreedDg
respecting reedDg the daaaifcatkm dlt of vessels vesselsRIVER vesselsRIVER
o v vI
The Bill Dil Providing PrIc1lnJ for Emergencies EmcrCTnceTaken EmerncleTnken EmergenciesTaken
Taken tp In the tie House HouseThe 10nc 10ncTe HouseThe
The Te bill bl making mkiZg pro pi peovioes if4on for fo emerges eaersenfor earg emergesden
ce den In rver river an and hb harbor wk works for fo certain certainsurveys eea eeases certainaurveys
surveys ses and a for fo tae tie diversion dierS of o certain certainappropriations certainappropriatloess ertan ertanapPrriato
appropriations apPrriato or raodincatioo mletl of o provis provisions pro proions provisions ¬
ions heretofore heto made me was wa takes te up IB IBthe Ist inthe
the t House this t afternoon aten It I was w at first firstsought 1r nst nstsought
sought sght by Mr Burton Buro to get gt the ti bill bJ up upunder 8 8uDer upunder
under uDer unanimous coaseot eOe but bt thi tl this failed failedThe fale failedThe
The Te amount amont appropriated appriate or authorized uUlode to tobe t tobe
be b expended expende by the bill bl ia addition a to ap appropriations ap appropnlatlons ¬
propriations prraton heretofore heetoore made m mee or o author authorized auth authocized ¬
ized by law laW some of o which WJI wbic are a diverted divertedis divete
is 1460000 490000 Of O this ti amount at 2MM is Ispropniated ap appropriated p pprvriate ¬
propriated for allotment by the
prvriate alomeat t Secretary Secretaryof Seret
of War with v1h the concurrence c Bcurreae o o of the U Cfctef Cfctefof Clt Cltof Calefof
of Engineers Engneer and ad local lol engiaeers engB to tovde pro provide peeride ¬
vide vde in the first frst place pac for ro emergencies eerg such suchas sk ska suchas
as a arise e when a channel crume is i closed c or o aaa aaaterially m matonally
tonally impeded by a sudden storm
teily impe dit S or orother ccother
other ethe casualty casualtyLOSSES caualY caualYL casualtyi
A i Resolution Resoluton of Enquiry Euqulr Introduced Introducedin IntrtInced IntrtIncedIn
in the Senate SenateMr SenteMr SenateMr
Mr Jones JOle of o Arkansas Ark today toy offered offee a aresolution aluton aresolution
resolution luton in n the Senate Secte asking aing the Seers Secretary Secr Seerstary ¬
tary tr of Wlr War to forward tOr information loorato as a to tothe tothe tothe
the number of o Filipinos FJplnos killed k1ec and taken takenprisoners takenprisners takenprisoners
prisoners prisners since sce the commencement comencement of has hostilities hes hestlltes hastluitles ¬
tilities tlltes In I the Philippines PhilippinesCALLED Phippines PhippinesCAL PhilippinesCALLED
Wharton Yhaton Darker Darker Popult Pop nllit oh it Candidate Candidatefor CnndltIateor Candidatefor
for or President Prelldent n n Visitor VisitorWharton VisitorWharton Isltor Isltoraton
Wharton aton Barker Bker the Philadelphia PhUadephi editor editorwhom edior ediorwhom editorwhom
whom tho middleoftheroad mlddleortherd Populists Populistshave pounst Popuhistshave
have hn e named nae for the Presidency Peidency Is in the thecity thedty thecity
city dent and ad McKinley McKinleyThe McKinleyT McKinleyThe called cled this thi morning mornig upon Presi President Prei Preident President ¬
The T two to gentlemen gentleen who wh are almost amo cer certain certn cenlain ¬
lain tn to t oppose opp each other on widely dif different df dfrent different ¬
ferent rent platforms plaUors had hd a pleasant plent chat ct for forsome fors forsome
some s time timeAt tm timeAt
At the conclusion cnduson of it i Mr r Barker Bnker re
fused fud to discuss dIsus the political pltc situation situationINQUEST siuation siuationIQUT situationINQUEST
An Enquiry Enqnlr Into the Deaths Deth of Harry UnrryAVooIford HarryWoolford
AVooIford oolorc1 Ordered OrderedThe OrtIereelT OrderedThe
The T father of Harry Har WooJord Woolford the young younglad yong younglad
lad who was ws killed kle in an a elevator accident accidentat aJdet aJdetat
at a clothing clothig store se in Seventh Street Str t last lastnight lat latnght lastsight I
night nght called cled on Coroner Crner Carr Car today lnr and andrequested andrequeste andrequested
requested requeste that an a inquest be b held hel iato the thecause tbecu thecause
cause cu of death deathOn det deathOn
On Coroner Croner Carts Crrs statement sttecent that tt he did didnot di didnot
not consider an Inquest necessary nee Mr MrWoolford YrWolor MrWoolford
Woolford Wolor appealed appele to t Commissioner Comissioner Mac Macfarland Mactaland Macfarland
farland taland who after hearing herD the te fathers fathersstatement fthes fthessttemet fathersstatement
statement sttemet summoned summone the Coroner Cer and aB or ordered order ordered ¬
dered der that tt the te enquiry enquir be b made mde The Te In Inquest InQuest inquest ¬
quest was set for 11 oclock oclok tomorrow tomorrowmorning tomrre tomorrowmorning
morning morningTue moring morningThe
The Te Iivmttrrntlon IrmlJnton of Japanese JapaneseSpecial Jnpnn JapaneseSpecial 8e 8eSpeal
Special Speal Inspector Insetor Watchdorn Wacdorn who was wasdetailed Wa wasdetailed
detailed deaie by Commissiocar Cmmll ler Powderly Pwery to visit visitthe Ttl Ttlthe visitthe
the various ports p along ng the te Pacific PUic Coast Coasttud Cast Castd Coasteid
tud d investigate ivetge the recent rent large Immigra Immigration Imlg I = igta igtalion ¬
lion ton of o Japanese Japaese has arrived rc at t Seattle SeattleHe Seate SeattleHe
He notified notfe Chief Powderly Powdely of o his arrival arrivalat arva arrivalat
at that tt place pl saying sying that tht from fr present pret in indications in Indlcaticns ¬
dications d1 ats his h tour would result reut in I investi investigations 1nest Investigallons ¬
gallons and discoveries dlnrles which will w1 be of ofvalue 0 0lue ofvalue
value lue to the service serviceJJl service33lJiz erlce
JJl 33lJiz 1 i to Baltimore Batbnore and Return Retur via 11
11 5 O Saturday and nd Sunday SundayMay SnntIaTy SundayMay
May y 19 I sad 20 good for return rtur until ut following followingJlondty foUolng foUolngondy foUosixmgMonday
Monday Limited Lmit LmitCar UnitedCar ondy Tickets ckt good Go on e al all ll trains min x xCar except e pt Hoyal HoyalLimited Royl RoylLmit BoyelUnited
Car of Lumber L1mber loaded 10atIe free free nnd nndtrezchta nndlrbl nodIreighte
Libtcy I trezchta lrbl k prepaid prd Co C to t your 7D outoftown ottto stations stationsLIbtey T TLibtcy FI
Tlie he Postofflce Appropriation Appropriaton Bill Billin Bi Billin
in ill tIle e Senate SenateTlie SenafeThe SenateThe
The Provision ProYblon Carrying CnrrlnJ 725OOO 000 tot totI foxLaying Ol OlLTinI
I LTinI Laying yl K Pneumatic Pu ltc Tnl TL Tubes > Reloatat Reloatated Relu EcinstatedIt lt ltcdIt
ed edIt It I li Expected E11 ctec to Cause CanJe a aLenictuy 2 aLengthy
Lengthy LenJI > Debate Before It I I 1M lila DlsAt Dr Drpoed lilaDosed
Dosed OCerl OfClerienl nl Force Increwed IncrewedAt Incrensed IncrensedAt
At the the close c1 of the morning merng business busmes In Inthe Inthe irsthe
the Senate Snae today teay Mr r Wolctt Wolcott called cle up uptie U opthe
tie e Postoffice postcmc Appropriation Approrato bill and ad pro proceeded pr proceeied ¬
ceeded cee with Its It cnderatio considerationThe consideration considerationThe
The Te bill b1 as a It passed pas od the tho House Hoe married re
11325349075 13B4e Tbe Te bill hU as a before bfore the te Sea Senate S Seaate ¬
ate carries cie 114663 U4131 U4353375 3875 an increase lDree ol c1 I
760138 7613 being biBg made me by the te committee committeeThe citee committeeThe
The figures fgr show sow that tht the amount of post postoffice p postothice
office oc appropriation apprrJn for fo 19W 1 Is I fllG 16627
13875 1375 amount ant of estimated etite postal pt reve revenues Te TeDues revenoes ¬
Dues for 1001 101 1977732Si 18733 > S the bill bl as asreported a arrted asreported
reported rrted exceeds ie e estimates etmte 3275 327573S75 3rw7387i
73S75 the bill bl as a reported reporte exceeds ece cell estimated es esnte cellmated ¬
nte mated postal ptl revenues reeues 2628028483 6 3 28483 284S the thebill thebl thebill
bill bl as a reported exceeds the act for 1m 19 0
rpre excee ac
8426480 8426480The 84648 8426450The
The great get change cnge me made in the hill bl by the theSenate theSenate theSenate
Senate committee is 1 the te reinsertion reierln of o the theitem theie theitem
item ie carrying cng 725666 15 far the pneumatic pneumatictube p pneumatictube tl
tube tub service lerlce which hlc was a killed kDe in the theHouse te teHos theHouse
House Hos This T item iem item caused cused a a great get amount amountof amout amoutof amountof
of discussion dllon The Te Senate Sent cammtttce mtte also alsoadded ao aoa alsoadded
a added 75W 0 590I for clerk hire hir in posofiiees posofiieesand p poeoffieesand omces omcesaD
aD and struck sk oat Ot the te House HOe provision prvolO carry carrying cr carrylag ¬
lag ig t3SG 89562 for printing pDg the revised rr ediIon ediIonof elon elono
of o the te postal potl laws lawsUnder law lawsUnder
Under tnr the head he of office oOe of the Pcstmos Pcstmoster Pct Pcstmasten
ten to General Generl the bill bl appropriate apprprate 5SC36CO 5SC36COFirst 3t3500 3t3500First 36
First Fiet Assistant ASD Postmaster Potter General Gener 52 5242a300
422560 4 Second Sec o Assistant Att Postmaster Potstr Gen General Generl Cccoral ¬
oral erl 5871693875 760 Third Thir Assistant iDt Pest Pcstmaster Pct PctDter Pestmaster
Dter master General Gener lA3 118 i13O150 ieO Fourth Fout Assist Assistant ASSIStant it ¬
ant Postmaster Poer General GenerL 576004 576004The 5760 576000The
The Te Mil Wi increases Inre e the te cumber I umbr of post postoffice p postoffice t toee
oee office clerks cerk from rom 14561 H6 to t 1S 15573 and ad for forsalaries rerlares forsalaries
salaries lares far the te increased l reOl for force appropri appropriates aPpr appropriales ¬
ales at s 2141774W 2141774WMr 1417740 1417740Mr 1174 117411r
Mr Weleett Welct made mde an a extended etene address addressfavoring addressfavoring ress ressCaMng
favoring the passage pge of the Mil WI and a re related relte related ¬
lated lte the th work gone le ia J the transportation transportationof traD D Do
States StatesSUBMITTED Se SeStM StatesSUBMITIBD of o o mail mai over ove the te railroads rrod of the te United UnitedStates Dute UnitedStates
A Report on Transportation Trnnportaton l b by > j the theInduBtrial theInduatrlal theIndustrial
Industrial Commission CommJiHlonThe Commlon CommlonTe CommissionThe
The Te report rer of the Industrial Idusr Commis Commission Cmmi Cominisdon
sion don en transportation LDr Including InoiBg a aU evi evidence er evifence ¬
fence taken before btore that tla body by up to May 1 1l I1e
1M l 1e was w submitted 18bte to t the Senate SeDt today todayand ty tyad todayand
and ad ordered oree to be printed prnte The Te report reportcovers rrt rrtcver reportcovers
covers cver at at leagth leBgh the te questions auestn of freight freightdlscrfrafsauoas frgt freightdiscniminatioss
dlscrfrafsauoas dtII s between btween individuals idlvua ele elevator ee eeTato eteestee ¬
vator Tato monopolies Jle export er rates rte pooling poolingcapitalization plIg poolingcapitalisatlos
capitalization epUaJiUo of railroads rr and ad other otherpoints othe otherpoints
points pointsOn pointsOn
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lines 1 The Te report rert states se that tha these tee are a as ass a asnceesacy
s nceesacy cescacy ae a the t postal Jl service een and aD the theGoverawest theGO88 theGoserneseat
Goverawest GO88 coeid CI handle bade them tem cheaply cheaplyaad cheaplyand
and a easily e easily easilyThe cepy cepya
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powers we ef o the tJ laterState IBerSte Commerce eme Cam Camraiaetos Cm Cmmi Gemmission
mission mi It is 1 1 stated sate that tht the penalties penaltiesfar peDtos peDtosfer penaltiesfor
far blacklisting Wkllug eapteyes epye should sW he I mode modemore me meme suedemore
more me severe seee Oa 0 the te question qaetl ef e strikes strikeslees sikes sikesU strikesthe
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lees le Ie s and a that all differences dUrereDG should sl be besubmitted ae aeitN besubmitted
Cmomtesio CmomtesioPOEG2P submitted itN to the t laterState IterSte Cemmoreo CemmoreoGOLD Coe CoeC CoeOREG CemmoreeCmomtesio
POEG2P OREG GOLD GL COINS cns cnsItecommencaUon COINSA <
A 1 Recommendation ItecommencaUon That Tat They Ter Be BeRetained Dcn lieltctnined
Retained RetainedThe n tnlned n as Dulion DulionThe Unillon UnillonThe
The Committee Cee as CoInage CMge Weg Weights and aadMeaavrea a andMeasures
Measures iee has M recommended rm6 to t the th House Hessethe He Housethe
the tte passage pge of the t Mil bU which w h elK wl penate penatethe p pecmcthe
the t Secretary Ser of o the te Treasury Trer t te bald h cer certale c cerlain
tale t foreign foeg coins Ma as hellion bullienThe 1ltn 1ltnThe hellionThe
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the te Secretary Setry of o the te Treasury T l1e he duty dutyoaiH dty dtyto dutyto
to oaiH 01 all zi foreign foreg coins Cn brought to t its itsminis it Itsmints
minis mit into int the U United UBle States Ste coin cin and a this thisseems t1 this500ms
seems see to nave hve been b the t t1 law JW since se 1793 1793Tbe 1m 1798The
The Th United Ute States Ste receives rve large lre amounts amountsof aet
of o gold g from rr foreign foeg countries cBtre especial especialEaglish esi especialyEnglish
English Eal sovereigns zeeg The Th total tot amount amount ot otforeign ot offoreign >
foreign rog coin cn received rye in good go condition conditionlast onlton conditionlast
last las year yer was w about a t tS3W9WO 3 There is issometimes i Issometimes
sometimes a demand for gold to ship shipabroad shipshroud
sm D g shp shpa
abroad a and aD the t e purpose Jle ef this 1 bill W is to tosot t toso
E so clge change o or aa amend the I law w that It wI wIR will willnot
sot R b be oe necessary Der to coin cn these the thee foreign ferelgneeias frig foreigncoins
coins eu into United rBte States Ste coin cn se 5 that tt in intbe 10t Inthe
the t discretion det of o the t Secretary se of o the theTreasury tle tleTrr theTrenoury
Treasury Trr they t may my be b retained relte ae a bullion bullionwlbout Mio bullionwtthout
wlbout wtt melting Illag and a that t he aay my y Ia lahs lahsdtre his hisdiscretion hisdiscretion
discretion dtre sell 1 or o exchange eeuBge then t for f United UnitedStates Uelte UnitedStates
States SUE gold d coin c at not Ble less than their tlr hoi hoilion M butlien
lion lln value valueTbeco vu valueThese
These Te coins coa are received reehe ae a bvtttan bvtttanby builisaby
by weight wel In case C < ef e a demand leB fer f cola cetata e colato
ta ship sllp to t England Egl the te sovereigns seelg would weHklperhaps W wouldperhapa
perhaps prhP bring bDg a I slight stght premium prium Some So of ofthe o ofthe
the sovereigns Everelg it might might be b a little UCte abrad abraded atr abradof ¬
ed 0 would wold be w wir worth rth far expert expr the te fall fallsovereign fuUserlg fullsovereign
sovereign and possibly a premium
serlg ao pbly premiu might mightbe mighbe
be b obtained obie for them themGOING the
i 1 1GOING
The house lonNe Military lltnr Committee Commitee to toMake to31nkc toMake
Make an Inspection InxpcctlonThe InNvecton InNvectonTe InspectionThe
The Te Committee Commite on Military Mit Affairs Afcir of ofthe ot otthe ofthe
the House Hose will wi leave for West et Point N NY SY NY
Y tomorrow tomorw The object obje of o the visit vit Is Isto I Isto
to study at close cose range the needs of o the theMilitary theMilibry theMilitary
Military Academy AcademyIt AcademyItis
It Itis Is understood that there are many maaythings manythings manythings
things which the Academy will ask for at atuthe at atthe atthe
the next session of Congress CongressTHE CongressTHE CongressTHE
Another Conference on the Appro Appropriation tppropriatioa ppro pproprlntlon ¬
priation Bill BillIn DilLIn 11111In
In the Senate today the Hence report reportdisagreeing reportdisogreeiBg reportdisegreelag
disagreeing with the Senate Se ate amendments amendmentsto ts tsto
to the District of Columbia Apprepriattoa Apprepriattoabill
bill was read readMr readYr readMr
Mr Alttsee moved that the Senate In Insist InslSlt insl ¬
sist sl upon IOB its amendments amedme ts and aMtbar son sonfenenco ox oxfcrn 011fereM
fcrn fenenco e was ordered Mecars Allison AllisonSwell AllisonSewell t1 t1Sewell
Sewell and Cocktail krell were DUlled as the theSenate theSeaate theSenate
Senate CwufoCc CwufoCcBclldlnj ev csaicsBuilding c cDuUtIlnJ
Building for the Court of Claim ClaimThe ClalmJCThe ClaimsThe
The Senate Committee on Public Build BelN18gs Buildlags BatWIngs
lags and a Grounds has favorably reported reportedtbe reparteethe reportedthe
the bill for or the purchase of the eld Car Corcoran Gorrm Carconan ¬
conan rm Art Gallery as a site for the Court Courtof Ceurtor Courtof
of Claims and recommends that it de pu puThe passThe pass passThe
The bill Is i amended so a IL to limit the price prteoto prkoto priceto
to 3335 3U5tO 9Z50O 0 In place e of 35000 35000To Z Z5O001To OOOt OOOtTo
To Assist the Game Ga e Lavr LavrMr La LaYr Lasys LasysMr
Mr Cullom Cullom from rom the Senate Committee Committeeon
on Interstate Commerce today reported reportedfavorably reportedraTorab1y reportedfavorably
raTorab1y favorably a bill bmincrC1lSing increasing the powers ot ottho otthe ofthe
the Agricultural Department and an prohibit prohibiting prohibitIng prohibitIng ¬
ing the transportation o or < game killed In Inviolation InTlclation Iiiviolation
violation of o the game ame laws lawsCHESAPEAKE bwsCIIESAPEAKE lawsChESAPEAKE
Always cool Co 1 Excursion tr trains ini lt lent t daily 10 10a 10In 10a
a m In and 2 p p m In List train tr n leaves tcsvfSIW2c1h DJach 630 630p G30Po 5ZQp
p Po m m Take Columbia car to depot depotAll dtpotAll depotAll
All liNt lists of Lumber anti Jllllworlc Milisvoskiirrd jr jrcrrd guncI <
crrd at lovrat rates in town at Cth a and N NZ NZall r rua
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