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1HIB-SDAY EVENING, JAN. 28, 1*909.
TUB treaties between tbe Unitei '?* and Colombia and U-tween tb United States and PaDama in se' of all of Ihe difficulties grocirg out o secession of Pa narr a from the Colombiai republic were favorably repotted to lb Sentt* yesterday fr rn tbe committee ci foreign relations. Trier? was some op position to the treaties on the part of tb democratic members ol the committee ot account of tbe contract by this govera ment to pay a portion of the sum award ad Oolomb a for loss ol Panama. In as suming tbis ol. ? democrat eena tr rs declared and very propel the Uoi.ed Statea confesses that it wa responsible for tbePanaman revolt.whicl has long been contended by the mlnori'; in Congress. It ia expected the tre iti will meet witb renewed opposition 01 the floor of tbe Renate Tbat thi country wai responsible for thePauamei revolution no well iniormed man wil deny and wh*. t ia equally true is Iht thia govert-mt nt lowered itself vet iu tbe estimation of tbe r trier powers o the world in the part it played in thi revolution._ A U-lQUB and pictcrefque processor lo raise a relief fund for tbe^taliar earthquake sufferers paraded the ptiuci pal streets of Havana recently. Htalec by detachments of the rural gourd aui Unban artillery came a cavalcade o prominent ti.izens, following which wm a long Hoe of decorated coaches fillet with richly-dressed women. Some of thi women wore tbe peasant costumes of tbi various provinces of Sf ain and carrier beribboned baskets and inverted parasols into which fell ahowera of coins fron windows and balconies and frjm thi thousands of spectators liniDg the side walks. A large sum wai realized, N(tiing like this has occurred ia A'ei' andiia aud so far as we know tbe oulj effort made io tbis city toward collecting money for the Italian sufferers was bi BL Mary's Ohurcb. A PATHETIC cseo is reputed Irou Plumateadville, Pa., and ooe most uu usual in this day and gen Stricken witb grief Ofti the death ol hi mother, who was 96 years old, ard witt whom he ti sd lived a'! bia life, Ouinn, of tbat town, died Tuesday ai tbe borne of big nepLe-v, iu PhMsdelpbla. He wai 7T> yearn old. Ihe cause of hit death was hean diseas?,&cc( rding to thc diagnosis, but it wes tbe sorrow ot tbe old mao over the Idee ol bis mother, who bad died two dsys be for? bim, tba1 led ti hu death. For ell ol hil lort: life be bad lived with her on bis farm. >he relied th're, :.nd her body *?? brought lo Phi a ii iphia for kural. Ht came along witb it, tut no amount o' ooaaoliog could relievo his min burden of suturing. Mother acd sor were buried together t I in i of the severe depr iron and steel industry of tbecountry last yea*-, the great -t, withi ut exception, ir the history of the trade, is indicated by the statement of the I i Corporation for the quater ended Dec? ember SI, and for 1908, l'srnings for the year were 191,826,520, a deereaH of $69,188,153, as compared witt while net turnings were -fl I decrease of 158,401,599. Orders for the year 1908 were lt 404,723 Iods, a decres;-' ol 12 - Notwith? standing ih in the iron and steel industry it would ?'em thst the immense pn li - n a le the trusts for th- - iud of tbe business. A PREDICTIOS tha: Uk in A ol the win? ter will je mild and that t pring will be early comes to the New Vot* Tribune from H. B. Stra.t, of Phillip-shorf:, N. J. '"The early putt of last week," he writes, '1 saw a very Lirge fl crows flyirg toward the north, and in my early dayl there waa a saying tbat il auch was tbe eaae -lbout this time in the winter it was an Indication that the re "tnainder of the winter would be mild, and, 1 think, an early spriug. This say? ing is at Irritt aeveaty yean old." Mr. I had betttr walt till he sees which way the crows tt -irv, Viky recently when it was understood that when 8 creUry aigued ti bec nae aetatoi from New York and tha Assistant -cretsry Rob? ert lt icon would be nominated by the presidfnt for the premiership, arny sen? ators who hsd been snubbed aid di? courteously treated by Mr. Bruno wunld, it was ia'd, "jet even" by . confirira'.k-n by the senate. He was nominated for se r. ?lay and ou Wednesday wa-s prompt'?/ confirmed by the Senate.ss wss ita Mte of that day ! A int, has been introduced iu the B-j-ath Oaroliaa legislature mskir. visiuo for a _ .lumerttotbe voa the Confederacy, and been received witb mach I preta. In orgiug au appropriation "Ihe Columbia State" says: "Tbe women of tbe Confederacy endured the privations aid hardships of war, without its sus? taining excitement*. They waited and worked; theirs was the torture of sus? pense." _ A- stated yeaterday Commissioner of Cor pr r.uions Saith has put ail tbe da a ciLierriiog the steel merger into tbe bands nf the presideot, wbo denies the right 0/ the s/nate to demand it. Thus riga'n does Hr. Roosevelt defy Congress wbicb be now bas completely under his domini in. from Washington. wondeuoe ofthe Alexandria Gaiette.] Waabingtoo, Jao. 28. In recommending tbe rejection of tbe bill proposed bj ibe civm federation for the anendmc if te Sherman anti law, the S tate committee oo com? merce has made a report, through Sena-. > Ison, in which such plain language 11 used tba*, it is easy to see tbat tbe emmit-e bolds in coct=mpt the legal abilities of the federation as well as of President Roosevelt who etrongly urged the td ipi' n of tbe measure proposed by that (r..j''.n zitiou. "To amend tbe anti? trust act, as suggested by this bill," says port, "would be to entirely em&s it, and fer all practical purposes render it nugatory is a remedial stttut'. Griminal prosecutions woold not lie and civil remedies would labor under tie eat doubt and uncer.ainty. Tbe l it exists is clear, comprehensive, certain and highly remedial, it practi? cal y covers tbe field of federal jurisdic? tion aud is in every respect a model law. -troy cr undermine it at this junc? ture, wben combinations are on the i 1 creaae, and appear to be as oblivious as i the rights of the public would be a calamity. i'ns'dirt Roosevelt today ac the invitation of the New York republi? can county commit'ee to escort bin 'he Capitol, immed alely following thi inaugural ceremonies, to tbe Union station, where be will lake a Pennsyl? vania tain en route home to 0/K''r Iij.y. The committee will have 500 nit tubers ia line and when they see Mr. vdt abcard his traio, they will re urn to par icipate in tbe Inaugural pa? rade to President Taft. Mr. Roosevr! 'i il to get away as soon ai possible in ?rder (bat bc rn*} complete plans for de parting about Mnrch 20 on bis Afrit ai noni, -latches rt-ceivpd at the British da} IV im New toundlsnd in licate toat tte disatiefuVion witb tbe compromise amused by ."-.cretary Ro t and Aatbavadof Rryce for ihe settle neut of tbe fisheries dispute is not di ' a rains*, the important issues. 1 .ere is belief that the arrangement will thrr ugh in tbe form ia which it was drafted before Secretary Root let his office. At toe White House today President .ot shook hands with the widow n Thumb, now the Countess Magr, iibsnd, Count Magri, and il iron irfagri. The diminuitive people came - rn Biltiroore ju;-t to get a word of greeting from the pretsident. The president sent to tbe Senate ti? ley thc nomination of Alford W. Cooley, <f New Yt rk, tobe assistant attorney qrnerai. Cooley resigned from thia pott a year ago on account of ill health and bas been in New Mexico ever since. I* is stated tbat he has recovered his 1 and will be ta?k iu Washington The president also sent to the Sennit the nomination of Juan Somolong, to oe a member of tbe Philippine commis? sion. Tbe House committee on merchant marine and fisheries adopted a resolu? tion today declaring it to be the M policy of tbe committee (hat it would rn consider any bill conferring Aoieri regiatrv on loreign built ihipi wrecked on the Un.ted Mites coasts or rr. Thia disposes of several hat have been pressed with great vigor by ship builders and shipping in? terests, A committee of M'sons from Alexan? dria, consisting of Messrs. C. H. Calla <ll, A. H. Ceblert and I. A. Fisher wue litre tor/ay to invite rs to tbe annual banquet to be given by Alex;t-.dria-Washington Lodge of Masons in tt at city on February 22 A '.nsthy conference nm held at tbe White House tbis afternoon between President Roosevelt, Judge McReyoolds, *ho ba^ bad charge of the prosecution of the so-called tobacco trm-t and Frank B. Kellog, wbo bas been pressing the ntion suit against tbe S'aidard Oil O.itr.jany. Having tilled Ernest Lewis, a D ne was 14 years old, Obiriei Willa-d, not jet 15, plead guilty to manslaughter in Judfe . * court this morning. Ile was remanded for sentence until tbe decided what action to pursue. "This is another strong argument in favor ol a reiorrra'ary," declared the judge in commenting upon tbe case. were open at the Navy Depart? ment today for tbe construction and 'quipmet't of a high power wireless tele tower acd station in tbe city of ilngtoa and on tbe various ships of the. ba t?hip ll et. Tbe tower is to be ilmately 500 feer in heigtt, Tbere rafi bid ii rs. President Rn pevelt sent a cablegram to the president nnd Congress of the Republic of Cuba, saying. "<r-vernor a wil), bv my direction tura over io yoi on tbe 28 of this month the con? trol and (Lovernmeot of tbe Island of Coba, and he will tbers upoa dec'are theprovioual ad?dola ntlonnf the afla rs . 1-land by the United States to be at an end." A marriage license was issued in this cit; tday to Archibald li. Bevan, of ?y.aid Mary M. Meade, of Clarke coir. ty. Partlow bas been apnoinel laatei al Fayman, Prince William i, Ya., vice W. H. Partlow, de. censed ? of ilie Currency haa bu iptiflS* r_* bwrrirecai by the Union National Ban*, of ftimmerville, P?., 0 ii'her. It is Dialed thni the bank was Uer, and that 'ed. I t \t r St ires. Fiver sores and old chronic sores should not be hea'elentirely, but should bet, ny condition.- This can bj applying Chamberlain's Ibis salve has no super! r foi this purpose. It is also most excellent lapped lands, aore nipples, burns aid t tie skin. For sale by W. F. Creighton A Co., and Rich tbfO-a, News of tbe Day. Fonr children were cremated aod tbeir patents seriously injured yesterday in a fire which destroyed the heme of A. M K-MfiaU, Bryson Hill, Dunbar, Pa , ?MtOl Pittsburg. James T. Scheor, 26 years old, a member of tbe wholeta'e dry Roods house of Asiel A Oo., New York, jumped ouerboard Tuesday from tbe rteamer Princess Anne, from New York for Norfolk, aid was drowned. Benoit-Oonstant Ocquelln, tbe great French aster, whose culminating tri? umph bas been awaited in Edmond Ru? st md's "The Obanlicler," which is now being rehearsed, died Tuesday night of au iel ra pectoris, at the infirmary be founded at Poot-Aix Dames, near Paris. The expected battle in the California state assembly over the anti-Japanese bills did not take place yesterday, aa a mr.) irity voted to postponed all legis? lation on these bills for another week. Tbis delay is due to the fact tbat the governor intimated in his message yee? terday tbat be would veto any of these bills should they be passed. Mark P. Aihf ird, 58 vears old, was ran over by a wagon at Ssventb street aod Pennsylvania avenue northwest Washington, about 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. He was taken lo tbe Emer? gency Hospital, suffering from a fracture ot tbe skull. He died ta boor after his arrival st tbe hospital. William C. Vermillbn, owoer aod driver of tbe wagon, is locked up. Tbe decree issued Tuesday by Justice Wright, in tbe Supreme Court nf tbe Dietnct of Columbia, ordering Simuel Q mopra, J ibu Mitchell and Frank Mt rrison to fay the costs of the con temnt ra<es, amounting approximately to $1,500, wiil be resisted by the Fed? eration of Labor, and the matter will be carried, with the contempt case, to tbe Dif-trict Court of Appeals. Tho fiftieth anniversary of tbe birth of Empeeer William w?a celebrated io au unusual rraoner in (rjrmany yester? day. All tho crowned heads of tbe Qtrmaa states, except the aged Luit pold, regent of Bavaria, rame to Berlin to present tbeir congratulations. The city is decorated witb flags and there was an illumination yesterday eveoirg on au uncommon scale. Rev, J. Vf. Richey, formerly pastor of tbe M-tbodist Church, at Nobles ville, Ind., and well-koown in church circles in u'r.bern Indiana, was arrest? ed in St. Louis Tuesday night ou tbe charge of wife-desertion. Richey eloped laat .-"ptember with Mss Births Wil? liamson. Ths father of the girl received a l-tt-*r from bia daughter last Monday, t'a'ed C a; ton, Mo., stating that she be? lieved Richey was getting ready to desert her, and imploring ber father to come acd take her home. THE SALE OP THEO. _ 0. ROAD "I look Boon to see the Chesapeake aod Ohio Railway with a terminus at both oceans. This is onr desire, and tbis will be the end aimed at. I tao say tbat the present officers of tbe road will be retained." Thia is the statement of John P. b, the millionaire Richmond bsnker and railroad stockholder, who is largely Interested in the Chesapeake and Ohio stock, a id who hat for years been fighting to throw off tbe yoke of tbe Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt systems irom tbe Chesapeake aod Ohio. It is believed tbat (he sale of tbe Chesapeake aod Ohio will result in a big steamship line out of Newpoit News, the seaboard terminus of the road. Un? der tbe control of the Pennsylvania, all export business was diverted from the Virginia road acd routed east over the Pennsylvania and New York Central to the potts nf New York nod Boston fol for ign shipment. II. the Che-apeake and Ohio, under new ownership, goes alter tbe western exp* rt business, it is said that probably nd will be compelled to promote a trama''antic freight line from the poit of Newport News. It is accepted that under the changed conditions, likely to en-u** in tbe management, a new em is about to dawn upon Newport News. THE PROHIBITION WAVE. Rev. James Y. Osnnon, jr , legisla? tive chairman of the anti saloon league of Virgina, has been in Richmond tbis week looking fer headquarters for the league, preparatory to tbe local option fight which will be waged in that city in tbe spring. Io additioo to the league laartera, it is understood tbat Judge William Hodges Mann, caodidate for governor from Notloway county and looked upon as the anti-saloon league 'tandard-brarer in the fight, will have headquarters with Ihe anti-saloon forces 1'tiP annual convention of the anti-saloon league will be held at Norfolk, begin? ning Febroary 9, and will Inst three iajt. Tbe convention will decide defi? nitely wbat aelloa will be pursued io connection with tbe larger cities in the fae where license now obtains. It is Oelieved In many q larters that state? wide prohibition will be voted for in the :onventiou. FAIRFAX COURT, Ry agree*?er.t of conned for both sides, the case of Ernest McKnight, colored. Indicted for attempting to as tault M N Mary Harrison on Seminary Hill on Ju'y 14 last was yesterday cn ;inued until the Match term of the Cir :uit Court. When the cass of Joseph Trammel!, ndictad for the murder of Frank Pea? cock, was ta'ltd on Tuesday (he attor ieys for the defense ectered a plea of in? anity on the around that tbeir client at he time oi the murder waa insane, and nov?d that "he crim'ral proceedings be Iropped. A'gumenta on tbe question is to whether r n it the criminal pro? ceedings shall be dropped were beard ind this | aa cf the case was continued ill the next term. Tbe question of the isnity of Trammell htd ni t been settled tt 2 o'clock t dsy. The February number of Woman's Borne Companion bas been received. from its publishers in New York. It keeps up its reputst on for fine fic'fon j ind good articles on important subj n addition it has departments devet<! o fashions, dressmaking, cocking, etc. j with a special department for children, j \mong its articles, "A Substitute for ditrimno*--," pre-* ninga a'rn g indict nent against woman work, snd "The Hr thc- ol lincoln" are of rntertst rhe illustratiocs cf this issue are ea-1 iec;ally to be noted, conspicuous imocg which is Allen Gilbert's new i >sintirg of "David Copperfield and ^goea," reproduced ia color, Virjpnia New*. The Richmond branch of tbe Ameri? can Locomotive Works has secured a contract for 15 locomotives for the Cbesspeake and Ohio Railroad and may build SO, Rev. F. P Powers, who has been the pastor ol the Catholic Church at Wood? stock since Joly last, bas been assigned to tbe Church af the Immaculate Con? ception in Boston. ?--nator Martie introduced io the Senate yesterday a bill granting per? mission to the Lynnhaven Terminal Company ti improve lower Cheeapeake Bay by the r astruction of a break? water. Messrs. Davis and Davis, Washing? ton puent at omeys, report tbe grant, tbis week, to cit t'.at of this state, cf tbe following patents: J. B rrarJ, of Richmond, aerial navigating apparatus; H. Yeatts, of Vernon Hill, axe. The trial ol Henry Spinks, accused of killirg bis brother. William Spinks, at Hopewell io November last, waa beguu ve Urday In Warrenton circuit court, Judge Turner presiding. Tbe trisl will probably consume three days. Foll wing a fruitless search ot four days relst ves and friends of Vf. Nortlset Harrell, aged about 58 yeats, farmer aod local politician of Driver, last night prac? tically abandoned hope tbat he lives. Harrell bas been missing since Saturday when he went to Worfetf, expecting to return tbe same day, Ho last was seen about tbe docks in the evening. George Pugh, missing ticket agent of the Southern Railway at Danville, haa been lota ed in Kansas City, Mo. He is now sa'd to be en route to Washing? ton with a railway detective to go over his accounts with the head officials of the compsny. Pugh left Danville on January 10 and was supposed to return in a few daya. His failure to do so was followed by an examira'iou of bis books which is laid to have sbo*n wba*. ap? peared lo be a shortage nf $2,800. Pugh at ooe time resided In Alexandria. Mrs. Eva Gordon, a married woman nf La'onia, N. H , who wss found in Norfolk living with Fred Sargent, the divorced husband of ber daught?r, was fined $50 and costs yesterday. She left for B >s'on on Saturday, but she was represented by counsel. Her bond was declared forfeited, Sargent's case will be heard on Febroary 6. Clarence, tbe 3-year old son of the Sargent, whom Mrs. Sargent declares was stolen from her by her former husband after the child bad been awarded her by the court, and for whom she sought out and prosecuted her runaway mother and former husband, will be returned to his mother, Mrs. Sargent. COULD HAVe'sAVED SHIP? The officials cf the International Mer? cantile Marine Company, owners of tbe Republic, yesterday requested the offi? cers of tbe Standard Oil Company to forward them a copy of a report tbat bael been made lo the Stan lard's marine depaitment by Captain Fenton, of the Standard's lowing steamer Oity of Ever? ett. Oaptsiu Fenton had reported to his company that he had been nfl Nan? tucket with a barge when he received tbe Republic call for aid at 6 o'clock S tuiday morning and tbat a few min? utes after 8 o'clock at night be bal gone alongside of the injured vessel with an >ti r of assistance. Wben near the Re? public the captain of the S'.andard ?t?amer had sent his first officer to the Republic to say that he was familiar with tbe waters of Nantucket ard tbat be believed be could tow the crippled ship into Newport or shallow water thereabouts before sbe rank. Captain Sealby decliued tbe offer at that time, saying tbat togs were coming to bis rescue. He advised tbe City of Everett to look for the Florida, which he be? lieved to be mare in need of assistance tban his own sbip. Ct-ptain Fenton says be bad powerful pumps and big bawsers ready and the cost for saving the Republic would not h?ve been over $20,000. It is expected that tbe White Bal company will file a libel on the Florida, of the Lloyds-I aliano line, for the loss nf the Republic through collision witb 'be Florida. Tbis action will be tbe White Star's official answer to inquiries as to the position taken by the company in regard to the accident, and the f aper* in the case will cover evory phase of the matter as iinow stands Marine insur? ance men ste disposed to estima'e the value of the Republic at $1,500,000. Tbe lois of per-ooal (theta suffered by the Republic's passengers will, accord? ing to the estinra'es of well-informed marine insurance men, be for tbe 360 passengers from $250,000 to $300.non The ac um damage to the Florida is estimated a* uiore tban $50,000 or $75,* OOo at the most, and, with cargo dam? age added in, tbe total wotild not prob? ably be in excels of $100,000. GOV, SWANSON IN raW YORK. The nineteenth annual banquet of the Confederate Veteran Camp was held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York last night. Henry W. Taft, president nf tue Ohio Society; Walter H. Page, Gen. 0 O. Howard, Thomas F. Ryan, Na'han S raus, and Jobn Temple Graves were present Gov. Swanson ol Vir? ginia was the principal speaker. ?'The valorous deeds performed dur? ing the civil ?ar," ssidOov. Swanson, "have served the world as an example of what this country can achieve on the fie d nf bat le. "When Preaident McKinley proposed tba*, tbe nation should take care of tbe graves of the Confederate soldiers and erect monuments to them, the partition between the north and south came down." The governor speke in detail of the achievements of Gens. Jackson, Lee aod Staarr, The soldiers of the Confederate army, the governor said, bad contributed greatly to the upbuilding and maintain? ing of the south. DRUGGISTS MUST BP. CHARY. They SHI All Kinds of Hair Prepara? tions, and Fear to Discriminate. Drugguta tell ell kind* cf hair prepar? ion', and aa a role they are wifely chary of jfiviug preference to any particnlar one, but many (rf t_e_ have tonie ont (jilinly for ? ew treatment th?t 1 ihenltitely kills the daritlriirl germ H. Swan- < iel! A Ma, Champaign, III., saj: "One ?mttoomu of ours who did not haven hair on ?p of hia bead wh-n be bevan : i ate Herpi ?i'lr-. now ',aa a fair start I twarda a gtv.l head ifnair. V he best preparat:..n of ir? kimi on ihe mar? ie*.'' itnndred* of similar testimonials fruin ?very where. Sold by Eroeat L All?n A Co.. agenri. I IVo liles 50c. anti $1.00. Hend 10c in stamps 1 >r sample to The Herpicili Co., De stick, lol I Today's Telegraphic News The Anti-Japanese Excitement. Sacramento, Cala., Jan. 28.?The postponement of all anti-Japanese legie laticn until next Wednesday wai taken today to indicate ttat the measures will net ian this Assembly. Tbe anti-Jap? anese members are making aa effort to collect statistics to bold the recalcitiaoti in line. Tokio, Jan. 28 ?A ttatement in tbe H< chi today urging the public not to cotitrue America's naval expansion as an uofriendiy ait, is generally interpret? ed as proof of the report that the govern? ment is exercising a censorship over Ihe press. Tbe Hochi's tone is far less war? like than it was a week ago. During the discussion of the proposed anti Japanese legislation in California tbe press stirred up such a feeling of bitter? ness tbat tbe government became alarm? ed lest a demonistration might be made against American residents, and it is believed, pul a curb on the newsra.irr-t. The> Hochistill is harping on the Cali fornia question, but now tails it a local and not a national expression of feeling in America. ^_ Triple Tragedy. Cincinnati, 0., Jan., 28.?Race feel? ing is held responsible today for the triple tia/edv last nlgbt at tbe Kati Night High School, In which Ihe vic? tims were William Wuerbold, Willum Brill and Charles Ruff, all white boys, aged about 17. Wuerbold is dead, ami Brill and Rnff dying. All Ibreie were stabbed by Atlas Telford, an 18-year old negro, who waa attacked by a crowd of white boys. Tue fsct tbat tbere had been several previous attacks on the negro and two huge rocks were found in 'he pockets of Wuerbold will be used ss an argument to secure the negro's ac aalttel. Ricbsrd Jones, a negro, aged 15, waa shot and killed by Detective Kupelman late last night, aa he was passing through tho Big Four railroad yards. The police are trying to ascer? tain if the race feeling engendered hy tbe high school riot had anything to do with tbe shooing which Jones's com raoiooB say was without provocation. Jury Unabls to Agree. Union City, Tenn., Jan. 28.?The jury in the carte of El. Marshall, chorgrd with the murder of Captain Rankin io the night riders raid of lat-t October, tbis morning repor.cd it) inability tn agree and was discharged. It is undera stood it tt'-od ten for acquittal and two for conviction of murder in tbe first degree. Ch-rginn* tbat T. C. Girdoo, attorney for Ed. Marshall, in tbe night rider case, had insinuated tba*, he bad tamp ered with the jury, Attorney General Caldwell, assaulted him in the lobby of tbe Palace H'.tei, today, striking bim in the face. Friecda rushed between the two men arid Caldwell was told by his physician that to continue tbe fight would almost mean certain death from heart disease, from which Caldwell hss snff. red severely during the trial. Ktfor Holmes promptly offered tn fight Gor? don in place of Caldwell, but friend) in? terfered, ^^^^ Teams Oveiboard*!' New York, Jan. 28.?Dragging eight men inti the river, two teams drawing heavy wagons dived from a ferry? boat ol tbe Central Railroad of New Jersey, st tbe Liberty street 'anding into tbe Hudson river today. Winnie Brase, an 18-year-old porter, jumped from tho deck and kept afloat two men until other men about the dock fished them out. In entering tbe slip, tbe boat made too wide a taro and struck tbe pier. Two teams, four drivers, acd four male pas sengrrs were (brown overboard. All of tbe men were rescued, but four horse.-, and two wagons are still at the bottom of the river. Several of the men suffer? ing Irom exposure, were laken to hospi? tals. A panic was averted with diffi? culty. Hod of Provisional Government. Havaqa, Jan. 28.?The provisional government of Cuba came to an ene*, today at twelve o'clock when the islar.d was turned over to the native govrrn meet by Governor Mag cnn, Prec'.sely at noon tbe flag of tbe republic was raised on the s'afl of the palace and President Jose Miguel Gomez 'assumed bis office. Rockets and bombs were discharged from Ibe buildings fronting on tbe Plaza de Armas. The celebra? tion will continue with various exercises and more fireworks until Sunday. A tea will be nerved in honor ol tbe officers of tbe American squadron on Saturday. Korean Minister Stabbed. Ping Yang, Korea, Jao. 28.?While the Imper al train with the Koreitn em? peror and high Japanese official's on board was neariug this place one of tbe emperor's aides stabbed Sang, minister of tbe interior. He will live. A bomb was also (brown at the train, bot no one was injured. Their are thought to be a demonstration against the pro-Japanese? officials at the cym rt. Prince Ito, resi? lient general of Korea, is reported ser? iously ill. Tbe general teeling of unreat uaa caused the imperial visit to Wiju to Oe abandoned. Huge Whale. Boston, Jan., 28.--A large right whale, one of the first killed in Massa? chusetts waters, in several years, is locked in Esst Biston todsy after being lowed to this port from Provincetnwn. rhe whale waa killed just beyond Prov incetown harbor by Captain Joshua S, Slckerson, of tho tug Fanny Bprague. ?ho is a retired whaleman. It is 31 feet long and <n circumference about 14 Fee1, and ought to yield abont 50 barrell if oil. _________ Rumored Death of Infant Emperor. T kio, Jan. 18,?Private messages eceived fr tm Pekin today say that Pu fi, the infant Enperor of China, is lead of srra'lpox. The, report has not i-jen ver.Beti. Tbe report his been liven wide circulation, and las caused remerd^ua excitement. It h< a reeu known for some time that tbe nfant ruler si aa sickly. Illinois Senators-lp. Springfield, Ills., Jan. 28.?(me vo'e m senator waa taken today aa follow-: Jopkins, 72; Foss, 19; Shur'.left, 14; vrioger, 74; Maion, 4; McK.iniey, 1; cowden, 1; Calhoun, 2; Sb jrmao, 2; fate*, 4. The Assembly then-, adjourr d until 12 o'clock Tuesday. DIED. adelphia, Jmuiry 28. ELIZA WILLIAMS. daugb'_r of thi late ?nd (lobelia .-' mitb. Fnneril erriren at ( turill <"li ir.-ii Friday at 11:30 a. i. iauimeat private. Tbe Carmack Murder. Nail.ville, Tenn., Jan. 28.?Tbe tral of Duncan and Robin Cooper, and John Sharp, for tbe murder ol S nat-r Ed? ward W. Carmack is developing both personal and legal complications tbat may result seriously, at any moment. Thiel of the nine men alraly selected ti hear the evidence are, it is acknow? ledged, to be r-rnoved from the jury box. They are Jurors Leigh, Jackton ard Wh tworth. The first-unaied baa been arrested for p;ij.try, and hu given bond for bis appearance. Libel Filed. New York, Jan. 28 ?Tbe Ocean Stearn Navigation Com-an?, Limited (The White Star Line), today filed in the United States D.stiict Court | covering estimated damages of $2,000,? OOO aga. Jet tbe I a'ian steamship Florida, ber freight and passenger money. Thia action is for the pttrpo-e of determining* tbe culpable responsibil? ity fm tbe lota of the White ri:ar Hoer Republic, aa a reaiii'. of collision with the steamship Florida, early la t Satur? day morning. Anxiety In Lisbon. ra, Jan. H - "Wi'll rletaehn ? soldiers posted at strateijii' p.iints ttiruugtimit tba city, ths p.iliceE?t bering in StMpertS by ore. matti King Manuel u:. a picked reKinifiit, the trover a nu-m is t<?l:iy Koinjt nh'ml with in plans for a memori*1 - n Munday lor the lat.' Kin:; I and Cn wu Prince f.uis, determined tn brcok ? rfererioe by the republican*. In the face ofthe tie announce - nifiita thst no repnliii";in Kritberings will le permitted on rlie anniversary ot tat ? batta? of Carlos ?nil Luis, the city ha repeatedly placard-d with iu-en matinna calline; on the people to gather ar tbe uravis of Fuit"H anti Coats, the regicides, during thc remiten servite tor the 'ate king anti crown prime. Killed at Fire. Newark, N J., Jan. t!K.?One wot;i killed, one is dyin;;, and tao t hildren were rj from a tin.tr which de-ttroy. nf Richrrd H. Rankin, tola/, statis Hums, govtness, with ger Nelli.- Bona, leaped from the wudowana the governes' was instantly killek. Nellie's anni and lex* wore broken. New York Sto:k Market. New York, Jan. 2.S.~-Tli? heavines-) tl.at developed shortly after ihe opening continued through tbs tir?t hour, but later declines were limited to email fractions. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. Patrick .1, Keirtn*-oluntarily appearer! t day before Cnited ytates Cammisakmer A'ex ander in Hew York, for examinitiota relative to the atliirs of the Fidelity FtwdiDg Com? pany, of which he wm th'? heal, Mid which i-ecenily faiie i fur about $6,000,000. Tbe Eva?is\-i 11?? aeeomodatioq train on the Southern Railroad, eastbound, waa Wreaked as it emerged from .*. tunnel near Ht Iniiy, _j , al no H. Porty persoai wer?i in? jured, som-' probably fatally. Astron;; earthquake shock, lasting threw seconds, was felt today in Messina, li ia also 1 that Mount Vesuvius ia displaying signs ot activity. Sixtieth Congress. Washington, Jan. 28. SEN AT H. The president's message recommend? ing an appropriation ior raiaing tbe bat Meship Maine, wbicb sunk in Babara barber Feb. 16, J 898, was read in the Serate today. A memorial from the legislature of Ariz ins, praying fer imrrediate state? hood, was read at tbe request of Serator Teller. Th" memcri.il was telegraphed to delegataSmit*!, of Arizona. Consideration nf the omnibus claims bill wss resumed today in tbe Senate. A number of committee amendments were adopted all involving small sums. ?OOM. Tbe official count of votes cast for president and vice-president in the la?t electfon will take place in the Houpo chamber at 1 o'clock Fobruary 10. A special resolution to this effect was r-a-sed by the House today. The resolution is in accordance with the provisions of tbe constitution as to tho connt of votes. Both senators and representatives participate in the cere? mony. Another special resolution was adopted by tbe Honse provi ling tia the galleries be reserved for the exclu? sive use of senators aid members and their families The speaker announced ss tellers for the count. .Messrs. Gainers, and Racker, the former cl.urrran of the commune on election ol president aod vice-presi? dent and representative in Congress. A'ter considerable discussion the House today adopted the conference re? port on the census bill. Tbe Houss agreed to the Senate amendment provid l g for tbe appointment of an assi-ta it directer of the cecsus. The amendment permitting tbe director to contract for certain printing outside the g iveroment prlatiog office arose in tbe lengthy de? bate during which Mr. Tawney ^declared that tbe lt-'ting of work by private con? tract would expedito and cheapen the work greatly. ? Mr. Lindls, announced tba', that committee would shortly bave a new I p'au for the governmen* printer/ and i expected to establish almost a re orgeci zytion tbere as for ai scala of wigei wai concerned. THE POSTOFFICE BILL. The postoffice appropriation bi I, ' tjirryiug a to'al cf more (ban $2 1,-' 000,000 fer tbesuppoit of tho postal; tiervice during ihe fiscal year 1010, was passed by the House jes'erlay. The bill mas rt mended in several par tit'ulsrs, the most important being the trtnsferrirg of 500 assistant superlr tend? en 'a, clerk*, etc., ol stations from the $1 OOo to the $1,100 class, while the provision for tbe payment of the neces sar r expenses ol division superintendents, ' railway mail clerks acd o'.brn while awa r from beadqra tera was stricken . out. It eas brougtt oot in tbe dr Late! b,* afr. Sim**, of Tennessee, that "hnc drec'/s of rural carriers are Mtta| galear nea for business houses." TWENTY MILLION HOK-K Ho.rsen in the Uui'.ed States nunn ed 20, 640,000 aud were valued at $1,974 : 052,000, an aver;t I per head, on Ja ouary 1 last, according to a report lasued bj the Derartment of Agriculture Mon. Tho report showed a total va'ua r,t 14,615,269,000, crover four per cent, rt i tban a ye ir ag*\ fir ali lum ani? mals, on firms aid range* in the Dalted S.ates. The h'r-es inc.eaiejja#2 23 a h> ad in value duri: g ibe yegma% Trjff number iud valr.et.t old anim' ? (O'low: Mules, 4 | 0; COWS, 21,730,000 ant] tii>2, 945,001); o'ber ca'tle, 4 and , 1866 764,000; sheep, 66,064.000 ani D, ar,d swine, 54,117 and $364,790 000. J a PU IS NEGRO TO FLIGHT. ?s Virginia Siewirt, of FairfVr, and a treat-granddaughter ol Govert or Thomas, displayed exceptional nerve and pluck Tuesday afternoon at her borne, 211 west Madison street, when (or more than 10 minutes she h Iel prisoner a cegro whom she bad die intered in ber bedroom and finally pui bim to dight Hearing a suspicious eouud as she pass'd th:ough ths b?:h room to her room and finding t e door aj-r, she seiz d it firmly with her hards and, pressing htr foot against the bottom, she looked pluckily into tbe room and full into the face of a burly negro. "What are you doing here? ' sbe de? manded without budging an inch. Ihe nigro muttered something tbat she understood ti be tba1: he was a messenger from a department store with age, tnd showed two packages, wbicb, be said, were intended fir Et. Still keetinir, ber fool pressed ti tbe door and ene band holding it paitly closer*, Miks Steuart called to her mother and maid, end tore efl tbe ends of ihe packages. One revealed a soiled window blind, while the other covered a s ova Kn. Stewart urged callicg tba police, bu: M*'ss St-.wart told her soo'her and the n.? I tu keep witch n thc- man at.d she mit inti the room and got a pistol from the dresser. The negro made a tltsh, and tbr.iwiog Mrs. Stewar. ta aide, tai down the stairs and nt though the front door. Mes BU wa rt reported the ma'ter to the police and th I ara now on tbe lookout fer the i e gro. ?[Biltimoro Sun. DINNEB TO MRS WILLIAMS. The "au revolr" of Mrs. W. ti. ti. Williams of Hal ti me re society was made ht at a dinner givn iu ber honor b* Kr, Oscar G. Murray, at the E k Ceaaela, Mis. Wilr'ams w ll sail for the o her side on Saturday, and nu st prob'-bly will not return fr r ai Kat I brita year*. The dinner *4s one of tbe eltb in t ev r given in Ballimore wh'n the anabel of ifjUests, 43, is cmsidered, tn! no expense waa ipar-d by Mr. Mu r-y, t r paiai by Mrs. Alexander B own who srri.ugnl nil of the details, to make the f flair per'tc:. The favors wera of i> ade especially for tbe cccia'en liule bef-ire 9 o'clock tie gues's were kd loto tbe li UrnoBj. Here a long ii*-'a ?ir)ut.tl wi.ich were 43 chitirs, ran r ag onslly the b og'li ol tbe rum. In the cect'.-r of t'us table was an exact dupli? cation, io --'ly in roses, of ibe American liner New York, on which Mis. Wil lhrui willBall Si tu rr1 ay. Thia piece v as tbe most alaborata of any in tbe decora? tion", and wrs a wonder ot filial anti mechanical ingenuity, Siilors Mood] aboard the decks, and electric ligb's gleam'd tl rough tbe per. boles. Tbe lit lc life-preservers weie mide ol vioiota a ni a tarried io them were little ribbma iMcribod "Biu Voyage." A Ihrgn t*r? ?in-de a mest reslis'ic whistle*, while blla and other mechanical edee's reminded one in other warn of life on board a taree ship. The steamer appar? ently waa floating on a sea of green ft rna tho wavea nf which were crowned by whit caps of Roroau hyacintha. Cl)URT Of"aPPEAL-*. Proceedings of the Court of Appeals Ttieadiy: Philips vs. iSmthern Kail way Cj-npany. fully argued and sub mi t'd. Bbb ct als., vs. American dal ami Iron Oimpifiy, et ala., |a-tly argoed. WedtispeJay's proceedings. Bbb et al vs. American 0 a'aid Iron Company et ll; fully argued and submitted. Amerlran Locomotive Company et al. vs. Whitlock; srgued and ?ubmittrd. Norfolk and Western Railway Com? pany v-. Monsell'* administrator and same va. Holmes' administra'or; pa ily c intituled. Il la'p to he called: Justis t\ Georgia Irdiislrial Realty Com; bein? No, 59 on argument docket. FciKunry's Everybody's which ' ll been received from its publishers in New York has, even rn re tban usual, sir -r ^ art clea and good fiction. "Tbe Pl I cf the Btreet" 'trikes a blow st insrgiu lot: la Wall street. "The Slum aa a natioral asset" contrasts our gested tenement distr'c s with th-i na in G rmao citie?. The fourth instalment of "The woman's invasion" presents more of the woman worker's problems, and the t.rrerf ex G ivemor Napoleon Browsrd ia given in "Frrrn deck hsnd lo governor." A serial bf Km itv Post fa begun in il ii Issue a heb besides bas seven she rt Other at cUs, verse, reviews, etc., u*e in the make up of inls attrac? tive nnmber. The Billin, i 8 io Almauac for 191 9, -foll of gpneral information ind couve nient'y 'mr ged, bss been received. It is a rt a ly r terence both for household or office. Mar.l1 i;ra??\ew OrleanH, Moble I'eiiNacota Txtremelj- low rcun'l trip rates via Soirh - r.r' S'tlr- Febrmry lH'h lo ll, inti return lirnit March I If . [or r*turningor both. Extension of r itara limit lo M reh lath Kl 9, ? t ottljl 0 1" r 'i 'kel am) tit. Il (pedal * goat. For further iiift/n. .i <i*ate w.th naare t rmip u tir-krt agent, -. libera Railway, or write L. S. Brown, general agent. Washing on. P.P. Desirable Improved .-nd Unimproved Washington City Real Fstate FOR SALE Of will exchange same for gooel farms or other especially good properties, G. C. SPITZER HARRISONBURG, VA. jin2l ' . ___^_ Open Evenings. Jacob Brill's Saloon Foot of King Street, Kree Lu nc bea furuiabed from ? i ' p rn. j n'.t-; lin ?? Kt r He paid. E. 8. I.KAliBKATKK \j_y_ ' ' Extra quality Formosa, >*<af k TKA; alsi titra value* ia M iud riOe G. V. Tem. t "I uri hhiin ?iel.1 (il.l Virginia ____, For sala at J. C. Jr>lL_U_N'S,