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Considerable Pi-ori-css Is Jliule on
Ihc Woolen Schedule.
Democratic Senators Will Delay
the Bills Passage
Tliry Hope by Delay or a Conpla of
Uunlhi Importer* Will Be Able to Pile
1 p |ni|H>rta(lon? Under the Iniu UntlM.
2 )?i? Will Hinder the Bill from lUvluf
Immediate Good Kflect of Increasing
Hrvennet and Conerqaeutly Delay Proaj?rrlly--They
Call It "Party Polity,"
but Tlacy Will Hear from Use People.
WASHINGTON, March 11.?Th? Republican
members of the ways ?nd
means committee devoted to-day to momoderation
of the wool schedule of the
..irlff bill and although considerable projhvsi
was made one or two more days
u ill be required ti> finish it. Foremost
in importance of the work done co-day
?a.? the practical readoption of the McKInle.v
rates on wooL Raw wool of clasa
<ne. which Includes merino, down clothing
wool and others of that quality are
made dutiable at 11 cents a pound, wools,
>f class one, including: Leicester, Cataw
a Id and Lincolnshire AC 1U cents a
P and, and the washed wools of these
lasses at ZZ and 24 cents and ffcourcd at
:: and 36 cents a pound.
The McKlnley rate of 32 per cent ad
valorem on wools of the third class, or
carpet wools, is retained
Th?t classification of wools was some?v
hat changed by raising a few varieties
formerly classed as carpet wools to the
clothing wool classes. Among them are
China lambs wool, Egyptian and Morocco.
The American Wool Growers' Association
had aaked for a 12 cent duty on
wools of class one. but the committee
has not approved their request.
The Republican caucus committee of
the senate was in session again to-day
considering the organization of the senate.
The committee is yet quite a distance
from an agreement and it may be
decided to make no attempt to reorganize
the committees for the present. The
tariff situation Is giving the Republicans
some concern. They feel sure that their
Mil can pas.-*, but it 1* now believed that
the debac* is going to be extended in (be
^ nate. It !? known that th<* intention
of the Democrat* is to talk on every subject
In the bill. The delay is regarded by
.Him" Democrats as good party policy.
.\ft?r the schedules of the bill became
known It J* believed th'-re will be a grr.it
Increase of Importation* in order to take
.chantage of duties under the lower
rates. .\rtP.r int' new nut fcwr- hi4.V- Urher?
will a suspension of Imports f.?r
> -Vf-ral months and a consequent failing
t.T In receipts and the bill which wua de
-M-d to increase the revenu^s.th-y say,
. - i rostttr of fact; will abow u decrease.
Th.-> view is taken by quite a number of
l>?mocrats who say It Is their policy to
nav the bill passed but not until aft**r It
AA-i bten thoroughly d!s.us*ed. Without
an active majority In th'* senate the Republicans
will not l?e uble ti? hurry the
measure alomr. The silver Republicans
h ive Indicated that they will not prev-nt
the tariff bill from passing, but are
i' opposed to the policy of delay.
Republican senators now feel that the
r. w Mil will have be amended materially
by the commfrtee on ttnanc* and
iii- senate. It is known that two schedules
will have to be submitted to mem' era
of the rtnano* committee, one being
ihe chemical schedule. Without making
i close examination It is understood thai
- nators think that the rates In some,
ease# higher than the law of lvjt). A*
- n us the new bill Is presented the Republican
members of the finance commfrtee
will begin consideration of It. ?*ven
before It pasaes the house, in order to
h.iv.? It brought before the senate ut an
.irly day.
There was some talk at one time that
the Republican members of the finance
' mxnlttce would be consufted by the
,uy.< and mean. committee while the
l.iiter wan at work on the tariff In order
tin; a measure might be framed wtib-h
v.i.iiid require as little amendment by
the senate as possible. This ha* not
b-vn done, nor was it expected by the
At present the only definite part of the
programme of the Republican fuat'-rs
is to bring the tariff bill before the sen:i
sm - fin as possible and press it with
all possible apeed.
Tin- Republican committee on theaitu;i!i
<n in the senate had a meeting this af'
moon, and bealdes the full i?e?j?erof
the committee there were present
tiie new Republican senators Foraker,
Penrose, Wellington and Piatt, Mason.
Spooner. FairbanU and TIanua. The
inference with the new senator* wa.f for
ti purpose of advising (li"m <?f th?* diftl?ultles
in the way ->r reorganising the
' nnt- and especially in the Way ?f filling
cmmlttee assignments. At present
ii me of in<-w senator* will h:iv commit
u-e places and IT there Is no reorganization
they will be without place.
..vMImiii...i )iv mom*
b.-r* ?>f th- rornmltt?-?' aa belns on?? of
.?'??rv[d'T.ilW?* fmportuiM'-. 'ilf Uim<'t
that In tn.il.lrr-: up th?* couirnlt:<<
i all tlf filvi-p It. publicans ami
Populist* Hhould lii- Included in the majority
aadgnmentw and nil tti*? minority
im.ji . .1 conc>-dcd to Mi- Democrat.". Tlit*
It publiimil'l Haiti of I'M- committer to
'.ill tutor* mil?:! Klvr places to Rllvff
I: publlcanH and Populist.? who would
: ,?.-r v.rth them. but on the othpr hand,
vs.iuld bo likely to vote wl;U tJt>- Demii?ir?t?
In commltttee mul In tii- h-ii.u?? ,,,,
many of the que*tlonn to come in:fan? the
. Sor Wn.l th? T(? the ?lli:h{? -t I)ri
I : landing Hint filvir Ufpubibam .<md
I'opiilljtn would support th>- t un: mi-n- '
slbly !'? control on u single proposition.
Then* iviiji entire agreement and harmony
an th* part of .ill who participated
in he conference to-day, the new sena
ii i n . ognl'/.ing tlr- dlllhulty ihnt exlft.i
Iri ii< ituatlon. Willi no definite ronrhislon
wan reached, U is probable that
f i ,,> pi < :^nt nothing will done and
t .tnuiltte'-H will r- nmln unfilled.
.M'-.inwhli>- thf Hcpnbllcnn committer
Will III* a flirth'T^ roll f?'If lice with thf
I)f?ni " i.it;c member* and male on effort
to ivju /j ;it) amicable underitandliiK ns
i ? filling (<uTimlttff vncaifif
As i r .tiilt of th" HftVml f"nf"ivn'''"i
iit'h 1m\ In "n lifId not only by lt? '
-.in-, hut by the Demur rnI?. It may
P-Jbhi'dy . ?? ! that the men who h.iv
) i appointed hy th-governor* In ta
ivhfrf irjrltlatui"* have had nil opportunity
to ?:|eCt, will ri"i be admitted. Th"
incii who come to Washington with up
polntmcur* from governors will be ndvlswd
t hut time cannot bo given to a dl?4cuislon
i'f their cases.
11*1 |'?w Will Be 4iio?ei?~CI?veli?u?l ll?*
Left KitryllilHB Covered Uy Civil ?rr
Vlrr-Wnl Vlr?li?Uo? In Washington,
Special Dispatch to the Intelllconcar.
WASHINOTO.V, D.C.. Murrh ll.-The
week Intervening between the close of
the senate executive session and the beginning
of the Fifty-fifth Congress Is
being utilized by members of Congress
In pressing the claims of aspirants for
the coveted positions In the government
service. As at the beginning of ?very
now administration there are numerous
candidates, but unlike similar occasions
In the past there are very few
gifts to dispense. Every avenue for preferment.
except In the more prominent
places, seems to have been effectually
closed by President Cleveland, and tho
expectant Republicans find themselves
confronted by a Chinese wall upon each,
approach to tho departmental service.
it may be stated as a sample that
there are thro'- thousand applications
In the hands of Secretary Alger, pre?ented
before (he fact became known
that ho has not a single ofllce to bestow,
lie has had each letter answered, Informing
the applicant that entrance to
the department can only be had through
tho civil service channel. Then* are
some good places, but these will not be
tilled for several days, except In cases
where la defer will cause embarrasmont.
The heads of departments receive
hundreds of rails daily, many persons
dropping In to pay respects only, while
others are backing their own or some
other application by personal appeal.
There is quite a sprinkling of West Virginia
Republicans in town, some of them
expecting appointments.
The list as gathered ?t the various
hotels Is as follows:
F. C. Reynolds. Keyser; K. II Fitch.
Huntington; A. O. Petty. Charleston;
C. D. Klllott, ltraxton county: Kditor
John L. Fehr, Charleston; Edit or J. J.
Peterson, Huntington: Delegate D. CI..
Cllne and. several others.
The hotel registers also show these
names; oil of Went Virginia: J. 0 Llttlepage
and wife, of Alderson; .f. M.
Mason, Jr.. Charleston: C, H. Knoit.
Jefferson county: O. Phsll. L>. O. Pleraon,
J. J. Fit?, and J. T. Dixon.
A Falling Off in tlie Xnitihtr of Ctllfra.
.Much to thr Prfilileut'i ItrlUf.
WASHINGTON'. March 11.?Affairs
nt Oie white house are fust assuming
their normal aspect anil there Is a
marked falling off of the crowds uf public
men and the general visitor. There
was comparative quiet to-day In Secretary
Porter's office, and in the anteroom
so that the President was able to
give considerable time to public business.
The congressional callers dropped
in from time to time, but at no period
was there a rush such as occurred
during the first few days. Among the
callers were Senators Morrill .of Vermont.
chairman of the tlnance committee,
Gullom and Mason, of Illinois,
Piatt, of Connecticut, White, of California,
Spooner, of Wisconsin. Stewart, of
Nevada, Clarke and Warren, of Wyoming.
and representatives I.acey, of Iowa,
and Catchlngs, ?>f Mississippi Archbishop
Capelle, of the ?'athi>H<- archdiocese
of Santa Fe. called with I'Mitigate
Catron, of New Mexico. Another
clerical caller was the Rev. T. !/< Witt
Senators Wolcott, of Colorado, and
Chandler, of New Hampshire, who have
been .prominent In advancing the proposed
International monetary conference
called during the morning and had
a brief talk with the President KxRepresentatlve
Coombs, of Brooklyn,
one of the government directors of the
Pacific railroads, saw the President for
the purpose of explaining the present
status of the ll:igation against these
roads. Among the other callers were
the two Ohio senators, Mr. Hanna
and Mr. Foruker. Senator iClklns. of
West Virginia, i'enroae, of Pennsylvanls.
ex-Senator Sawyer, of Wisconsin,
and Representative Sorg, of Ohio. Mr.
Sawyer was accompanied by ex-Representative
Richard fluent her, of Wisconsin.
a candidate for consul general to
Mexico. Senator Mason, of Illinois, Introduced
Kdward ICIIiott, of Chicago,
as a candidate for assistant attorney
general. .1 C. Napier, of Nashville,
Tehn. was presented by ex-Representnfiv?
i.-'inirstoii. of Virginia, for regis
ter of the treasury.
After a week's stay nt the white
house, Mother MeKfnley and Miss Helen
McKlnley, the Preadent's sister, left
this city to-night for their hum** In
Canton, via the Pennsylvania railroad.
At the President's request Captain
Tfeistand. his military aide, accompanied
the ladles. The President and
Mr. Ahner McKlnley escorted them to
the railroad station. Mrs. Buxton, slster
of the President and Mrs. Barber,
sister of Mrs. MrKlnley, remain ?t the
white house.
II. ell)' Kviiii. of TrniifUfr, llm Mem
Triidrint tlir Appointment.
WASHINGTON. 1). C\, March It.?
Mr. If. Clay Kvans. of Tennessee, has
been tendered the office of commissioner
of pensions and in all probability will
accept the appointment.which Is one of
the most important in the departmental
service at Washington outside of the
cabinet offices.
Mr. Kvans Is well Known to public
men throughout the country und has
long been recognised as n leader among
southern Republicans. Jle represented
the <'liuttanooga district in Congress for
several years and in the Harrison administration
was first assistant postmaster
general. T.ater he ran for governor
of Tennessee on th" Itepubllcnn
ticket and made u remarkable run. The
result was In doubt for many weeks
and If was not until after a warm light
before a board appointed to review, the
election that it finally was announced
officially thai 'lovrnor Turwy, bis
hemocratlc opponent. had been reelected.
He was considered for some
(line not unlikely to It.- the sou til's rep.
resentnllve iii Mr. MeKlnley's cabinet.
Mr. Kvans Is a business man and of
conceded executive ability. He Is II
manufa'-toior and has a large railroad
supply repairing establishment in Chattanooga.
Jt lv also a forceful and effective
t'riialon* to W'cM Vlrglnlnti*.
rip^flnl !)u?pstoh to tlie Tntnlllgvncer.
WASHINGTON, f? r. March II
Pensions t<? w.st Virginia applicants
have |>?-en granted art follows
Original .lobn Kemp. Wellsburg.
Additional W illiam W. NefT, Preston
sou coiiuly. ,
Increase m. s Voung. Charleston;
joNi-ph itonrr. t'ornwnllis.
Original widows-Haiah A. Donohue,
Jackson county.
Uy sn order Issued to-day the claim
for increase of pension filial by Dr. W.
W. Granger, of ralrmont, Is made Special.
These Halms (if Ohio una Pennsylvania
applicants have been granted also:
Ohio? David Wagner, Marietta; minor
of William Moore, ludmont county.
Pennsylvania?Adallne Crawford, of
Washington county; Joseph W. Martin,
Of Greene county.
Practically I>?cldet!l'|>on?Jolin A.I<o?mi,
Jr., suy Not (<rl tlir Aunlrlall MImIoii.
WASHINGTON. March ll.-Prestdent
McKlnley's nominations of the four arnbassadors,
which have been anxiously
awaited for some days. are likely to be
sent to the senate next Tuesday and
thore Is strong probability that the ll*i
will lie as follows:
Ambassador to Great Britain, Col.
John Ilay. of Illinois.
Ambassador l<> France, Gen. Horace
Porter, of New York.
Ambassador to Germany, ex-Governor
M err lam, of Minnesota.
Ambassador to Italy. Hon. William P.
Draper, of Massachusetts.
There is strong season to believe that
John A. liOgan. Jr.. whose name has been
prominently mentioned in connection
nJrh the mission to Austria-Hungary,
will not receiv that appointment. It Is
understood, also, that considerable doubt
lias arisen within the last few days t<?
the appointment of Bellamy Storer as assistant
secretary of state.
( fit, llnallUK** romllttoi*.
WASHINGTON. D. C., March 11.?
The condition of General Hustings. ??i
Bermuda, whose lei? wus broken ye?tertlay.
Is very satisfactory. To-day
Mrs. M< Mrtlev. accompanied by Miss
Mabel McKlnley and Generul and Mrs.
Hotsford. drove out from I Jit* white
house to the hospital, and Mrs. McKlnley
l?-ft a large bouquet of Mowers for
the sick man.
Kartrtra Man tirta ft.
WASHINGTON. D. C.. March 11 ?
Secretary of state Shertnun to-day appointed
William 11. Galtre, of Marietta,
Ohio, as his confidential clerk. TIw? position
pays $1,200 11 has been flUed
heretofore by the detail of civil service
clerk. Mr. Galtre was associated with
.President McKinley while he wus governor
of Ohio.
Myalerloiu Salrlrie of* Yonng Ohio Woman
In ludlatiapolU?The I'atlirflr
Xota Klir Ufl to SlraiiRrra,
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. March 11.?
"Bury n)e in my wedding clothes, Jti*t
as 1 am now."
It was a part of a pitiful scrawl found
lying on the Moor of room V,0 at the
Grand Hotel this afternoon. Lying
ucro-s the bed. drestsed In all her llnery,
lay the body of Jr-unie Doty, of Middletown.
O. Sh?* was a beautiful girl, but
her fall* fwas stained with blond
ami drawn with pain. A tiny bullet hole
in the !"ft tempi** nnd a small twentytwo
calibre revolver on the floor told
the story.
Dr. Gray was.hastily summoned, lie
pronounced that life was not extinct.
11'- advised that the girl be Kent to the
hospital. This was done. She came to
tho Grand Hotel at '1 o'clock this morning.
She had no baggac*. She registered
as Jennie Doty. Middletown. O.
Sim asked for a good room and su'd
!i" was wilting to pay *:t a day for it.
.w'lic was shown t<? Room 30. She went in.
shut the door nnd was not seen again nrrcil
found wounded and dying. By the
>:df of her bed tue following note was
r .und:
"To Whom if May Concern?H?dd no
au:opsy. but bury me In my wedding
?*! >(he.-, as I am now. Notify B. Alice
l>oiy. 10 Clinton street, Allddletown,
A letter was found addr. -fd to Mls?
Alice Doty and there was .?|*? one addressed
to Mr'. Levy Elliot. Wood bridge,
Omario, Canada.
Tlio mithorltiff notified Alice uoiy. or
Middletovirn, and to-night received .1 reply
signed Oliver Con ulna. n?king for
particular1**. In her delirium the young
woman ha.? called the name "Oliver." ami
It i.H thought she referred to Oliver Cousins.
She neemed to be in fear. Much
mystery surrounds the affair and the author!
tie* are making u searching Investigation.
(' iiilirltlgr i'oufrr* Degrrri nn Our Amtinft*ii?lnr-.lollr
CAM Bill DO K, England. Mar. h 11 ?
Honorary degrees ucre conferred today
by Cambridge University upon
I: nited States Ambassador Hayard.
There many ladles present. The recipients
of the honors were attired In scarlet
rotes aito from the undergraduate
galleries were heard the usual comments
011 tin' proceedings. Mr. Bayard
was wildly cheercd for about flee minutes
and a big American flag was unfurled
and waved by the undergraduates.
The public orator delivered an laudatory
oration In I.atln of eompllments
to the I'nited States ambassador. As
usual tin* orator was interrupted by
tin* under-graduates with Jocular yells
of "luke your hat off," "take no not Ire
of him. Mr. Hayard. etc.
The vice chancellor then presented
the degrees amid applause and cries of
"speech." "speech."
The ceremony endej with three cheers
fur ihe lulled States embassador. and
singing "For he's a Jolly good fellow."
and with whistling "Yankee Doodle"
and "l a Marat liaise."
Nun of ClilrngoN Wdrtyrfil -Vlnynr \oniliiutril
for (he Smue I'oaltlnu by tlic
CI IK* Ac JO. March M The DemocratSi:
eity convention met to-day and nominated
Carter II Harrison. Jr . for mayor
by acclamation. Mr. A. S. Trade having
withdrawn because lie would not
iircepi >i romh'ation from the free silver
faction. The gold men took little
part In the convention.
Krnst Hummel was nominated by ncr..,.
.it it tivmuunw
II' 111*11II II I '
I'h" phfoim end* us follow#:
*Th" f- m < r/ftlr party. alihoiigh reeoi;nl/.lug
thai Isstit?. ?f this mmpnlgu
nr.- purely loeul and not imtioiml. eimunt
refrain from payIiir Uh tribute of
M-Hpert to th.it magnificent lender, Wllf
In in .t'-rinlnx* Bryan. anil l hot popular
utiil eflleleni governor. John I' Altg.-ld.
I'm tli" vnluuhle himvIith wlileh th??y
have ri-ndeml t<? the ?aitMv of humanity
at -1 boino' rney "
I-'IimmI Itl .UriiipllU,
MftMI'lUM. T.nn. Manh 11.?'The
MlHHlKfdppi river at thin point ban reaeh- 'I
a point one fool above t h?- danger
lite and will line neveral feet higher.
Kerry !*l?'uiiiern and light draught bonis
ntv making dally ?'x< utfdons through
the tree topn to an Arkansas city, forty
inili-M dm* went of thin point.
The levee# above and below arc I
ntmidlng ih" heavy prennure and so far
not a bernk has occurred. 1
May Be Found in the Cureer of
This Hold Criminal.
_ i
10 lienor (I lit Krtry Known Hprclti of
Swindling lu Till* Counlry, lie Eira|Xi
to Kuglaiitf, Where, I'oilitR ma * IMrl*
Auicrlcan Senator. lie Wluca aud Dlura ,
With the Arlatocrary, Robbing Them.
Nakria lilg Hani In India and Finally
Arretted In Xrw York for Stealing. (
NEW YORK. March 31.?'The police '
to-day arrested William Carroll Woodward,
alias Musgrave. alla.s Hawley, (
and a woman who save her name aa H
Jennie Hankey. They are wanted In c
Philadelphia on a charge of robbing a
Jeweler there of tf.OOO worih of Jewelry. c
They were arraigned und remanded and
! the Philadelphia polite notified. The
police say that Woodward Is a professional
swindler, a gold brkk schemer, a ^
bunco man, and a worker of confidence
v>im?'K df cverv known variety; a man
who always goes In for big money and '
Is ho clever that he has never been *'
They assert that ho has been engag- 1
J ed In Ceylon, India, swindling In South (
Africa, assault and swindling In Kng- '
! land, and that he Is known as a trim- <
Jnal In all the big cities of the eastern t
and western hemispheres. I
After a series of crimes in this coun- i
[ try with the assistance of the notorious c
burglar, Frank Tarbox, Woodward, ac<
ording to the police, went to Kurope.
Tarbox accompunled him and the pair 1
went to the fashionable West End of
I.ond??n, where (hey Jived in style In
Stanhope Gardens, South Kensington. 4
Woodward passing as the lion. Wlllatd '
Musgrove, a rich American senator. He '
gained admittance to fashionable so- 1
clety and good clubs, robbing everyone 1
with whom he came in contact. In the
clubs he made large sums of money f
by swindling at cards. I
Woodward was ones denounced In the j
West find club, after his reputation had
become unsavory. Then he and Tarbox
Inveigled Arthur Cockburn and Al- '
fred Seville, the men who had denoune- j
d them in the club. to their rooms, j
locked the doors and then set upon ,
them with broads words. The two trim- j
inals succeeded in escaping from Kng- ,
land, leaving their victims for dead. .
Woodward went to <VyU?n. India, j
where he swindled u native ruby mer- >
chant out of Si00.000 worth of gems. He f
returned to tills country when India
became too hot for him.
Not long ago he was living In New
Ilochelle. He got mixed up while there I
In a lawsuit, instituted ugainst the Garfield
.National bank, of this city. The
trouble was over money paid to ht?n by
a well-known man of fhts ctry. He de- '
posited Si',000 of the amount secured in 1
the Garfield National bank. The man
learned that the money was in the bank
ami hi* lawyers made an effort to attach
it.. Woodward turned his claim
over to a friend named Jarvis. Pay- ,
ment of the money was stopped, and
Jarvis took the case to the courts and '
won by default. j
By Mfcrltlut* luaarattce CompaitU* on
VmwIi 'I hat Are Mtiiliic.
NEW YOKK, March 11.?An official
of one of the largest Insurance companies
of this country, which makes a spe. ^
cialty of a?*utnliig maritime risks, has ,
received a circular from London, stat- 1
ing that from January 1, up to Febru- r
ary 27, of this year, the various English c
companies have lost ?2,000,000 sterlJng f
in shipwreck. The loss exceeds any es- t
timate for the same period within twen- t
ty years.
Careful examination of the various
losses show that fully M epr cent are
attributed to what are officially known 1
i?a iiiinmiift tcmreio,
I'riiiiiylraiili'i Capital.
TfAItRlSBtTKQ, March 11?Governor
Hastings sent a message to the legislature
this afternoon earnestly recommending
the passage of an net authorizing
the rebuilding of the burned
capltol building to' be completed before
January 1, 1.899. The Governor
say* hi* is advised that a fire proof
structure of brick, stone and iron can
i>.? erected at a cost not exceeding
sr.r.0,000. Of this sum nearly has
been realized from insumnce on the
burned building.
Tile Dork Mtrlkrra.
U'DINGTON. Mich., March 11.?'The
condition of the dock strikers is mora
aggravated than ever. .Manager Crapo.
of the Flint & I'ere Marquette railway.
has declared that he would not
discharge any of the non-union men.
The strikers offered to work for eighteen
cents per hour, but no reply has
been received. Over 1,300 men have
been brought lion* and 1.100 have gone
away again. This morning the new
hands were cut down to ten cents per
%rtv York's llnclug Ulli.
ALBANY. N. Y.. March 11.?The rac- c
lug bill wanted by the Trotting Asso- ,
nations in tin* state, was introduced in f
the senate to-day. It provides for the j
prevention of running races for more t
than forty days, trotting more than tif- s
teen days or steeple-chasing five days ;
on any track in any season. .
It adds a clause allowing the exchanne
?.f wagers In manner prescribed ?'
under the court of appeals ruling,.abso. H
lutely prohibiting pool xoinns at Hitler 1
trotting or running track*.
Snntli ItaUoln Ittizznril. fl
ABRRDBICN. S. P.. March II.?A Mixr.ard
or remarkably light tine snow
started about midnight and has held
ti/ll sway over this entire section today.
The Milwaukee roud had Just
opened Its South line and now has several
freight trains buried In drifts between
this elty ami Mitt-hell, One train
was deserted near Warner station. '
There is a? brobjiblllty that the Ktorm t
and aeeojnpanying blockade will tie up t
the roads for another week. ,
Prralilna unit Uiirrii. 1
PA HIP, March 11.?President Kaur?- s
had .? brief Interview with Queen Vie- !
tosia at Noisy le Sec. Just outside of |
this city, to-day, as she passed through ?
I'lifoute t?? Nice. The President board- I
. d the royal train at that place. The
Interview between Si. Kaure and her
majesty was most animated and afl'a- f
ble. 1
The President alm? signed the queen's ?
autograph book, and kissed her hum! c
>ti arriving nt and leaving the train. '
\a the train i??ft the depot her majesty
itood at the n'lndov and bowed to the
joopie assembled.
( port Tliat Kpalu Has Oriler??l Wtylar
to Kiid (lit War al Ouca a* lie Keca VII. .
CHICAGO, March 11.?Crittenden I
Harriott, the Record'a correspondent In
ilavana, declares that General Weyler ,
>as received positive order* from Mad ld
to end the Cuban war at once, even
?' going t<? the extent of selling the found
to the insurgents, If need be. to accomplish
that object. General Weyler,
therefore, act out for Villa Clara to And
general Gomes and to undertake negoia'tions.
Weyler himself has ?ald the
vur Win ??n? in mreu \vcrno, ucuciui
iVeyler's orders are, 11 Is olalnied, to sorare
peace at any terms and he Is in- {
itruced to offer Gomez bribes, autonomy (
>r the Island Itself. Fear as to President (
iIcKinley'u position Is Riven a* a leading (
ause for the Spanish change of policy. (
kVlll .Hake a Fliml Demand ou Klug J
orge of (Jreri-r,
LONDON, March 12.?The correspond- 1
>nt of the Associated Press learns from '
i reliable source that the powers are
learly agreed to present a fresh note 1
o Greece, notifying her of their lnten- 1
ion to carry out the coerelvo measures
f she still continues obdurate and to
nforce ? blockade. It Is understood
hat France is the only power reluctant ,
o participate in the blockade, which |
vlll be begun without her If ahe delines
to give her consent.
r? Ilir American Senate for Its Sympathy. '
I'owcri Will Hlorkmlr Crate. 1
ATHENS, March 11.?M. Skouzes, the '
ir*nk minister of foreign affairs, has |
a bled the thanks of the Creek government
to the United States senate for the
esoltlon of sympathy recently adopted ]
?y that body. j
The Greek press recommends that forign
volunteers should await the forma- '
ion of a foreign legion before starting .
or Greece. <
LONDON. March 11.?A dispatch to
he Times from Vienna says that the j
)ow?*rs have practically agreed io i
blockade Crete in order to compel the <
etlrement of the Greek troops from the ]
stand. No military operations will be
jndertaken. yet It Is believed that the
iowert* will send troops enough to reieve
th* foreign marines now In Crete, i
vho will br needed on board the wardilps
before the blockade begins.
Kit rope Alariurtl at the I unprctrd Show
ti?K Slatlc l?y lirerce.
ATHRNS. March 11-The King of
"Jiwee. talk<ng-tt*"t?'fn?-mber"Of "the pffr-lament
is quote as saying:
"Europe Is alarmed, not on account ,
'f -the annexation of Crete to Greece,
jut because events have fhown chat >
Ireece is un element of force In the i
Mediterranean. Oor rapidly mobilized i
leet orated Jealousies. I. myself, ordered !
lie recall of the Hydra and Miaoulis <
'rom Cretan waters, because 1 feared !
>ur rivals would sieze a pretext to de- i
nory two of our flrst-class ships" i
? ,
It I it K Urorgr IMaguatMl. ,
LONDON. March 12.?The Time# corespondent
at Athens says:
A sensational report Is published to ,
he effect that King George, while con <*rslng
with a Danish colonel, said he
-i 1 .. 11 Imlii tivirn til?
Il'-U I(l>IIIIUUIlt-l< ivi I MU|><7 U| ..v.,. ,
datives, whoso advice was not worth
mention, and that he had even lout i
onfldence in the Prince of Wales, slnee <
lis eurncfit request i*? the prince to oh- ;
aiti the recall of British consul Bllliot1
had prove of no avail. . ,
int (tir Indication* are That (lie Mtrv
land Bird Plant Will ItraNiur In Kail.
BALTIMORE. Sid.. March 11?The ;
fHcIaks of the Maryland Steel Works
o-day declined to confirm to the aciuracy
of the dispatch from Harrisburg
;oncernlng steel billots, nnd the a gave- ]
nent between the Carnegie and Penn- i
i.vlvaniaWorks. 1
It Is a fact, however, that prepara- |
ions are being made to resume work .
n All the departments of the great I
jlant. Furnace H, will start up to- i
norrow and it Is expected that furnace I
i will shortly be blown In. The steel i
all mills which have been Idle since
892 win resume operations in the 1
prlng probably In May.
The company has been importing Iron *
>re from Cuba for several months, and *
tow has a heavy stock on hand, It (s '
mown that the company has booked '
lome large orders for steel rails since *
he collapse of the rail pool, and I: Is (
believed that Pivsident Woods' trip
ibroad wllll be productive of considerable
foreign business.
A force of about :!.000 men will be
jiven work when the plant resumes (
tper.itlons In full About "00 men will
to taken on to-morrow. 1
Will Knock Out Mrelton.
PHILADELPHIA, March 11.?A spe- ,
ial front Harrisburg says: It Is report- 1
d here that a combination has been '
orined between Carnegie and tho ,
Pennsylvania Steel Company, whereby j
he former Is to furnish the latter with
oft Bteel billets at $1 per ton less than
t costs to make them at Steel ton, ami ,
hat the Sparrows Point plant Is to roll |
ill Carnegie's rails tor water shipment.
rhls will knock out the open hearth *
msinrss at Hteeiton.
11 is also reported thai an order for
0,000 tons of rails for lloston. received '
it Sfeclton, will be rolled at Sparrow's
'olnl plant, from which point they ran
shipped by water at much lower
att-s than hy rail from Steelton. The
net that an order has been Issued for
estimpflon at Sparrow's Point seems
o confirm this report.
Html Hall Hair.
CHICAGO. March 11.?The board of J
nnmigcts ??f the .foltit Traffic Assocla- j
Ion l;as ordered that until June :>0 next 1
he rate on steel rails from eHssemer, 1
'u.. to New Orleans, and points i
nrougnom Alaoaina, Louisiana. Mis- *
isslppl and Arkansas shall be $1 9.' (per
mi. Officials or the Chicago roods are
ueparinr, for a hearing before the IIInois
l-'Klslature next Wednesday '
ualnst the tun rent per mile maximum ,
uissenger rate law.
WHY continue to pas* your nights In |
watching ami your dnys In misery? t
lean's Ointment brings instant relief,
ind permanently cures even the worst
asca of Itching Plies, ll never falls. *l i
Hut Tlierc Was No l'cace at Cooper
Union Meeting.
Jver the (inestlon of Endorsing (he Arbitration
Treaty Between Ureat Britain
and the United States-Judge Ljnn
Throws a Fire Hraud and Tarus a Mass
Meeting Called to Favor the Treaty
luto One Denouncing It?Chairman
Scth Low fdsaed-Oatcomeofalicmarta
able Affair.
NEW YORK, March 11.?The citizen*'
mass meeting called for the purpose of
endorsing the ratification of the arbitration
treaty between this country and
[JiY-ut Urlluln. at Cooper Union to-night,
Ihroug't the speech of Civil Justice Lynn
was lurucd from a meeting of peace
Into one of turmoil. For a time It appeared
as If tlie police would have to
Interfere to icatore order. Although tin
nccltement was great, the meeting con
eluded without any serious disturbance,
riie trouble started when Judge Lynn
captured the meeting by offering an
amendment denouncing the resolution*
favoring arbitration. President Seth
Low refused to put Judge Lynn'*
amendment to the meeting, and on a
vote being taken on the resolutions, alihougb
declared carried, they were really
voted down.
l*p to the time that Judge Lynn came
forward the audience wildly approved
of the sentiments expresed by Bishop
Potter, Mayor Strong. President Low
and Secretary Falrchlld. Hut in a few
minutes after the civil justice had secured
the floor three-fourths of the audience
had declared their opposition to
the ratification of the treaty.
After the reading of the resolutions,
ludg*- Lynn asked pernii?Hion to speak,
and launched into a hitter attack on
England, which the audience applauded
ioudly. He said:
"To-night the Greeks are defending
Ihelr humble brothers when England
ivlth arms and guns is forcing that unfortunate
people into bondage by coercion
under the Turks. (Applause.)
"A treaty with government that has
permitted the Armenians io be slaughtered
by the thousands (applause): a
treaty with a country that has broken
!>v*ry obligation and violated every
pledge of honor *he ever made."
Jud?e Lynn offered an amendment to
I he resolutions, requesting the senate
to reject the treaty, which was loudly
At the conclusion of Judge Lynn'*
speech the audience was In a state of
ureat excitement. Applause and hlsse*
were intermingled with1 arguments bein.M.-n
those In favor of arbitration
and Its opponents, who sat side by
dde on thr- lynches. It was a tumult.
Threats, such^as "I'll punch your
uabc."-?<inld baJjeard.. and a man oceu- _
pylng a front seat stood up and shook
I.Ik list at the Justice as he sat in his
chair on the edge of the platform. The
police captain In the hall waved his
hands In the hope of quieting the noisy
ind excited crowd, and a force of polfce7ion
under him. Those who were standing
up and shouting sat down. When
>rder was partly restored. President
Setli Low arose and took Judge Lynn
sharply to task for making such a
speech nl a meeting of the friends of
arbitration. Mr. Low was hissed. The
<hairman called on former Congressman
? - O tnXV mlnllfMi
.nr. tvHmcr kijuiw *?>? ? .v..
and then was unable to proceed on ac*.iunt
of the confusion, which developed
almost Into pandemonium.
Then the original resolutions were
;>fiered to tho meeting. About onethird
of th" assemblage voted aye on
Lhem, and the remaining two-thirds no.
Still President Low declared them carrier!.
Ah the band struck up "America"
some of the audience Joined In the national
anthem, while others continued
to lite*, howl and hoot. - .
Unil?BMr?r'i Late Hitler ft?M from Her
llomr by the French.
TAMATAVK, Island of Madagascar,
Vlarch 7, via Port Louis. Island of
Mauritius, March 11.?Ranavalona III.,
;he queen of Madagascar, who has only
Held her position nominally since the
island was made a French colony, on
lune 20. 1896. has been exiled to the !sand
of Reunion, a French possession
icar the island of Maurlitius. The exled
queen starts for her new home tomorrow.
Queen Ranavalona I IT. succeeded to
he throne on the death of her mother
>n July 13,1883. In May, 1895. a French
expedition was dispatched to Madagascar
to enforce certain claims of France
uid on October 1. the capital being ocuipleil
by the French, a treaty was
ilgncd whereby the queen recognized
i ml accepted the protectorate of
Cotton .Mills CnrlnllliiK.
HALIFAX. N. S.. March 11.?Many
if the cotton mills In eastern Canada
invo tWitiod to curtail production un
II tho market improves. Several of
hem have been running on short time
ind to-day a notice was posted at th?
jig mills of the Halifax Cotton Compaiy,
announcing a reduction of running
Inie to three days a week until further
lot Ice. Several hundred emlpoycs are
The Puffier of Oitfrimlnlf.
rhe announcement telegraphed from
Phladelphla last night that Colonel
lesse Peyton, the "Father of Centennials."
was dead at his home In this
ulaee. was premature. Colonel Peyton
s lying at death's door, but he is still
dive. g
Klrrtclr lllttrra.
Electric Bitters l? a medietas
nuitcd for any season, but perhaps mora
generally needed when the languid, exhausted
feeling prevail* when the liver
Is torpid and sluggish and the need of a
tonic? and alterative Is felt. A prompt
u-o of this medicine has often averted
long and perhaps fatol bilious fevers.
N'o medicine will act more surely in
counteracting and freeing the system
from the malarial poison. Headache, inllgestton.
constipation, dl7.zlne.ss yield to
Electric Hitter*. 60c and Jl 00 per bottlft
it Logan Drug Co,'s drug store.
tVenilirr l-'otrrn?f fur Yo.<ln)'.
For West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania
and Ohio, threatening weather and
win; southerly winds. *lilfthiK to westerly;
colder Friday night.
Iiucnl '1'rinprintiirr.
The temperature yesterday a* observed
jy Sehnepf. druggist. eornor Market
ind Fourteenth streets, was us follows;
7 a. ni 3.1 :t p. m ?ti
!' m. tn 42 | 7 p. m IS
2 in Us i Weather?Clear,

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