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If.NDAY EVENINO. MAB. 7. 1910. |
AlBXHATiOVAL revelatioo wssmadeia tbe oleirtariarine ecandal ia Obicago ca 8a'11-day wben it waa learoed thatii for-atioo concernlng tbe relationa tl Willlam J. Mcxley, batrerioe menc factnrer, with Ihose ol hia cuatomers now tirrder Indiclment aa oieo "moor. sblnerF," has been in tbe handa o! high government cfficiels sincelait autumn aod tbat when lederal Jadge Letdie took the oleo probe into his hands te practicaliy Bnatcbed lt away Irom tie officiala wbo made no nse ol tbe tlp dut Jng tie ieveral monlha which bave intei vened. A?afit odb by dealera tbatMoa ]ey furniahed the wrspperafor ooe-ptucd printa of lutterlne labeled with tie atamp goaran'.eeing inapection and pst Ing by the g;,vernroent coiocide wlih tbe information that the revenue officera cotlectfd. 01 ii'day it was reveaied tbat a Cbicago rcverm official wrole of fitte circamitinces in a Ittterto R. E. Oa bell, commiseioner of Unroal revetue, ?i Waahingt in, and tbat ln thlsletur thj, qaeation waa asked ol the depart meni: "I>) ?"? ?h"e lhlDK9 ?a-8wt collaaiifl altb tbe colorew V* The let ter cont.aitiing this queBtion ia on file tomewhers ifl YVaahlcgioa bavlng beeo pasaeJ Irom ono HfoW to anotber tot no action haa yet b*eo taken ! g, wiDt raida almoat lavariably lead trjacHtdiia. Mr. Steeneraon'a charges Rretht.i?htlikely tJ prevent action on the p?ndlng bill at this Beason of Oon *res8. When tbe cfljrt waa made to t-eetw the eubaidy of tbe Pacific mail a ?BMHIT?* inyestigation Bhowed tbat nboot |090,000 was Bpect ia and aioand Oongress and two cmployea of tbe Oon gresaa ia wbicb tbia occurred, wbo weie uemters of tbe ooe tbat made the it waatigatioD, re.u.ed to UU ahattflfy knew abaut the money. Wben tbe re newal of Roach'a Brazil Hoe eubsldy was psodiog Mr. Caoooo, now apeakcr, kill ,ed the j )b by reterring to a ecandal ia a previoua Oongress aud polnting to tbe lobbyln i Ihen gathered ia tbe gallery to aee the-rald conaammit?d. Ia tbia ccn? actioo tbe Philadelpbia Record aaj*: If no money bad beeo naed io rCbngrtssst this time, a great deal haa been u?ed oat side of it; the prees a;ency aod olher roeaus employed .aro expenaive, and Oongress will be re .mias io its duty if II does not make a dborongh inved gation. toa iHOMAfl a 11 ait, who for ?aotne iime had been ln tbeaereandyellow leaf, die/i at his bome ia New York yes terday. He was nearing hia 77th birth _ay. Ihe deceaeed lor nearly a qnarter 'of a centuty was tbe vir.ual leader of the irepahlican party ia New York aa well ?aa a power in the national orgaai/.atioo. The wei^h/ ol vears and bis declinlng ibealth bBd of iat ? reodered him more of ?? epectator than a pait cipant ia pasBing political evdnte. He bad for maay years beeo prtsldcnt of the American JEspiWi Oimpany. Coolrary to gaoer al exprctationa, bis fortane aggregatea 1 i $200,000, altboogh most people tauppoaeti be waa a tnlllionairr. ChaibUIAJ Mack, ci the _?mocratic __ti?t<al committee io the March nosber of tm wsgazoe the National Moothly, lays it dawn tbat the tarlfl aod the hlgb prlcea are to fce tbe two prlncipal ieaues ?of the comiog cotigressional campalgn. Iiefcrriog ta Fresideot Taft'a Llncoln Dayayeecb, Mr. Msck aaya ityiriiially repu liatea Ihe Winona epeccb, and Uia' he tr.iMt now dieavow Mr. Aldrich. Oa ?this tatifl qaeaUoo Mr. M?ck saya Mr. Talt is a chilrt compa/fd t) the craity ;\Ir. Aldrich. "T_u: firat railroad to get into llne toi take a/ivaolaoe of tbe propoaed railroad law favured by Taft ia tbe Pennsylvaoia, wblch n j? has obtained 61 per ceot cf II stack of the Norfolk A Weatero, Ia wblch lt had held tbe dominating it .tereat for aeveral yeara, Thia adda 1903 rmil a to tho Fenosjlvaala total, makirp; II 18,190 aad aaUa Norfolk to the eji item's Atlanticporl?. I nt v-i "i i. ceal minca in tbe New Klvee daatrlal of Wtst Virginia bave iormed s merger aa bave alao tbe 0a> roatra tobaruo companiea of Florida. .And 11111 there ia a law againat comblnee ! From WaMhin^ton. tOsrvaapondenoa) of tha Alexandria Gaietta, Washington, March 7. With tbe big appropriation billa* paaaagc alroos1 >n sigbt, tbe forces of Oongress are "iining op" In two op posing camps lor tbe reaJ atrnggle of tbe leasion?the Taft policiea. ibe fint an<\ t.rrbapa ihe most bitterlr conteated meaMif! ot thia list to be brct^hl up.will tie tbe sbip snbaidy bill iotrodu :ed in the Hutue by EepresentitiveHampbrey, of Waeniogton, and railroaded by tbe sdministra. on forces tlrough the com f on t.iercuar.! marineand fiaberiee. Tbe aiemocrats aru practicaliy a uiit againat the MiMdy actuoe, aod many promineat repobitcans are avpected to unsheAthe cheir knives and aaaaaaa tbe roles of heartiftas assasBins aa soon aa tie; devoted pwifeH ahowa itaell on the rlocr nf the Hjaae. Kepcoseotative Mann ? ;rep. Illa;, ebalrmao of UtaHtuielc ttrstn;and forelga commerce commit? tee, ia one of ihe repabiican leadera wbo have been makingunkiod rexarka abc u tbe admlolttration'a aabaidy plao, aod ia ezpected to be one of the flttt to wield the deadly hladf. Tbe preaident's tup portera believe tLey have eooogh votes bebind tie Homphrey bill, however, to pass it ia spite of all tbe democrata, Mr. Maoc, aod the other* that are oppoaed. Defending aod explaining tbe Taft Eikioa rallroad bill, as reported by tbe rianate committee oo intersian com? merce, tbe majority of the comm tue hled their report io the Senate today. The defenae is directed to aome of the cba'gea made io thrOammics Olapp tni nority report paased isst week. Nearly onc-tblrd of tbe majority report, which ia a long one, is devoted to thecorr merce ttarl proposed in tbe bill. Io favor of haviog a special court to baodle all appeali from ordera of the Interstate Commerce 0;mmi?slon, tbe report aays toat at paeaeot raiiroada may appeal to any coart of tbe Unit?d Ff ites and no*. oniy doea mach delay retult, bat there in ccosiderable cootrariety of decision, with iesulticg ancertainty io tbe laar. "The irealioncf a apeclal ccurt will pre tect delay aod conluslon in tbe enforce ment of tbe law." Caairman Koapp, ol the Ioteratate Commerce (lommiasiop, is quoted aa baviog favored the crettioo of such a coart. "JaBtabont theaime," wai the re? port oo the enndithu of Repreaentative Perkins, of New York, from Girfieid llosp.til this moroiog. Tne Lawden bill providing for tbe constiuctlon of United Bat.'B embassies in for-ign capitals will be reported to tbe lljuseby the foreigo aflaira com mit'ee. The committee met today and reached tbis decision. Under tbe pro vis'ons ofthe bill the total appropria linoa for embataiec ahsll no. exceed $500,000 a year, and no single buildinfc shall recelve more than $160,000 io one year. With the big appropriation bills' pa> sage almou ia aight, tbe force of Ooo gress are Unlog up in two oppcslng camps for the real stiuggle of tbe ses sion?the Taft paiicleB. The firat aod perhapa tbe most bitterly conteated measare of tbis list to be orrught op will be the ship cubsldy bill iutroduoed lo tbe Heiue by Repreaeotative Ham phrey, of Wasbiogton, and raiiroaded by tbe administratioo forces tbrjogb tbe committee on mercbant martne and fiaheriea. Exporla from tbe Isthmiao Oaoal Zooe most pay datiea apeo fieJ by tbe tuiit bill. Thia ia the decision today of tLe U. 8. Snpreme Oonrt in dismir aicg the case of tbe David Kaafman aod Soos Oimpany, of Newark, N. J., agslnst the United Stitee. t'.pcBose irregulsrity in the cturaeof appeal tbe U. 8. Supreme OW'ti todsy diimiisei Ibe famous "tojeott injniic tion" cise of James A. 8hide, et al, sgainat the Fox iirothens Maoolactariog Company of St. Louis. The coort holds ?hat tbe action of ths labor leaders in appealing diroct to tbe U. S. -ujreme Ooott waa Irregular aod tbat tbe appeal shoald bave firat been made to ihe Oir cut Oonrt of Appeala. Tbe Uallioger bill, deaigned (o cause the eatablishment of American steamship lioea to Houth America, Asia, and Aoi? tralia by payiog liberally for carryiog the mail, was recommended to tbe Sec ate for adop'ion today by the committee oo commerce. Tbe reporta Baya the bill is the satae aa one paased by tbe Senate two yeara ago witbout dlvlsioD, excep. tbat it adda a provisioo for mail aervice to Panama. lo rerpooae to a rtquait of the Trear ury Departmeot that troops be held in tfgdioeBB to go the defenae of themitt ia ^biftt^flpbia if necessary, Secretary of War DUilcsoo bas directed Qeoeral Bell to prepare fo; aaeh ao emergeocy. The aelection of tbe uoopa who may be sent will be left lo Oeceral Wood, tul it ia probable that tbey will come elther from (J ivernoi's Island or Fort Dopont. No call his yet been issoed and the troops are mereljr btlog beld in readi oata. Oapt. Ojntwell, of the reveone cotter Onondagatbl^y rtpcijei.tothe Treamry Depaitmect tbat he bad towtu the deri lect achoonr r "A?bury Foaotaio" wbicb was io collision last week with the et ;ani er "Jameatown" of tbe O d Domlnlon lioeicto the apper harbor of Norfolk aod had tbere beached ber. lovestlgation aJ tbe Navy Department today disclosed the >aU tha; tbe lead colcred boat marked Y 984 reported , > bave beeo picked op near I.oares, Del., ^y the lifa aaveia of the Metomkin lolat liation belonged to tbe missiDg ?g Nioa. T#p Navy Depaittnent bas iostructed tho ?6?>p?yC!t*nt a'. the Phll? adelphia navy yard ,.o'injreBii|;a|;p and recover tbe boat if t'u: report is accaute The Nioa was lsat sara on Febrnarv (j aod 1b belived to bave g?e d>wn with her ettlre crew of 3G men. Presidect'a Taft'a arrangamett with i he r?iIroed presldenta bas beeo koocked Into a cccired fcai by tbe Hoase commi - tee oa Ioterstate aod foreigo commerce of which Representative Manri Vep. III.) is cbairmao. By a vote of 15 to 11 *he committee today altu:k from the xdaunivratlon railroad bill the provi aiooa tel^Wia to cootrol by aailrosds of competlng iines As tbe bill now tUcds it ia aimply a reinlWcemfift oi' the strict provisiona of the Sheraoan aoti '.raa> aet. The Seoate comm t ee oo judtcisry decided 4rrday to recommend tbe confli. mation of the nominations of B. Oillet ple, aa Uoit d Stites distrlct attorney, and R A. Fu'wller, aa United Sialea unahal, WeBt.n Distrlct of Virglnlr The firat atop ioward ' oe orgaolzstioo of ao army of 2o0,00t* traioed jacn asa firat lioe of national defeoae for tbe 11 oi teu 8tatea is being taken io accordanca with ao order jait isiaed by 8ecrtt iry Dickin. *M creatiog the firat U. 8. field army. Whii? Ha? Taft-Kikins it: >rstate com? merce bill bas aotwe admirable features, Senator Newlands, egya ia ? mioorlty report filed in tbe Maoate today, It lfj|jra corrnleteness in tbat it faila to provide fort'he vi'aetion of rallways aod ihe fcrmatioo of na:.'?0Bi corporatlons for railroad aad ateamship ?,.'.,,,<,' ^? *'80 sara that he wiH 0*04*1* ao ameni.\",ent providiog for national railroad eorppra (iooa. Tbey are to be reqaired, amoog other thing, to provide an accident and inaaraoce fand for the relief ofemployee disqaellrjed by iejary or cld age. New York *tid Qbio politics were oo the menu of tbe preaident'a lancheaa to? day, hia goeBt being Wade >1. Ellis, chairmao of theOhio repabiican eiec tive committee; Lloyd Griicom, chaii man of tbe New York repabiican couiu j committee, and Repreaentative Nicholaa Longwoith, of Oblo. $7 j poatmaner haa yet been appoioted for Ale^indrii Neilher Senator Mar tio nor Congrei4?a;a Gariio coald give any information coaoerolog the inatter today. The Ohio pol't'cal a tua'ion, part cu iarly the ootlook for a lepoolicao candi date for governor againat Jadion iiar moo, was the tubjtct mder dlscoaaion at tbe White II juae today, wben Wade II Ellla, tha oewly appointed maoager nt tbe Ohio campaign, took lunch witb President Taft. Ii?side? gettlng tbe baiting factiona of tbe Ohio repobllcao orajaniiatiou together, F.llia's bardest work seems to be iocailog a guoeruatotial csndidate. One of tbe names mentioned most o.'tjn in conncction witb the place has been James It. Garfield, tbe former srcretary of tbe interior. lt is recog nix-d that be ia one of the moat popolar men ia tbe ranka of tbe Ohio repablicana, but bis atanding with the preaeot ti ministration Is open to qaeatlon. Presi? dent Taft, while be baa no definile choice for a gubernBtorialeandidate went over the ett re field witb Ellis and made several aoggestinna aa to tbe conduct ol tbe campaigo. It 1b mclerstood thi t tbe matter cf selecttog a soccearor ti Ellis, ajsitttot to the attorney geotr?l,was also threahed oat. Owlag ti a press of other tminess which detamed bim in thia city Ohair man Koapp of tbe ktsratata commerce commlsBiou did not go to Balt more t> day ti aaaiat in tie medistoo of tie labor I'Mihleabuaeen tbe Balt more aod Ohio Railroad and its trainmen. For a day or two tbe eftorta 11 bring about a peacefnl solotion of this difficaity will be lelt in the bands of theotber government aaadiuor, Oommlsaioner of Labor Neiil. He is today reinninghisconference witb repreaentativea of the men In Baltimore. E. T. Ohamberlalo, Uollsd Bt tai commiasioner of navigat'oo, and Lteaf. Jobn L. Walton, of the revenne tutter service appeared before tbe Houae mer chant marine committee today to urge the necesaity of legislation tbat will pre vent amatiiira from ioterferiog witb government wireless measages and witb messages afiect'ng tbe aafety of life. As tbe wireless field is a new scientioc do main, Obamberlain said be believed that preseit exigencies woold be met if Oongreas merely iegtsliUd this seasion to preveot interference witb government meaasgea. Oommnrcial and interattte messige, were matters to be uken up later. The firat step toward th? organizition of an army of li.00.ftK> nieu traiued nieu sa a tirat lineofdefeoaef'ortbe l nited Stfltea is beiog taken in aocordance with an orfterjuat isaued hy SecreUry Dickioson creating the firtt tield armvof tha ('nited States. Thia army cooaiata of three divl'iona made up of tlte national guard of New York, Conoertiout. New Hampahire, Mtvsichusetta, Rhodeialaod aod Maioeaod tbefull strength ot'the regular arniyinthoaestatea.lt will conaiat <l le\OC0 men. Later otber armies will be organiz-d by cooibining laitically tbe militia of the otber atates witb the reguUr army. alt ia ex pn-ted that all the uoveruora will couaent to the atate iroop' 'nuing atMgoed to tnctical orgaoizatioo with the iegul?rs aa in the caae of New England In caae of war the D.tiooal guard wi'l niobili** with that of New Knglaod which will mobilire with the regular troopa and come under the oomnianri ofthe head of the Deoartment ofthe Eayst Si:nilar|r, when the plan ia complete, tlie militia tl'oth.-r states, will mobilize at the (elected heaL.iiiirtera under the general rommaod of the i?gular army heau of tbe divmon. Sixty-iirHt Congress. (Secontl Scai.lon j Washington, March 7. SKHATI. Benator Frye being III, and Vice President Bhrrmao temporsrlly absent from tbe city, Seaator Qallinger ha's been designated t> preside over tbe Baaata The 8 joate today adopted a j )int reao lulioo authrr ?iog the uteol aa army trtosport in conveying American ex hibits ftr tbe approacbiog exposit'oo at Baeoos Ayrea. The cott entailed is limited to t-4f>.000. At tbe rrquest of Beoator 1> illiver, in charge of the bill, all mattera relatiog tn the forett eerrice were poatponed tiotil the remainder of tbe bill eball bs com plstaaj There haa been m, :h oppoaitioo de veloped to varlcm featurea of ihe forest service provisions, aad ihere will be con ? iderable discnssioo In relaton to them. Ia a general way the diflerences between Beotttiry IMIioger and former Foreater Pinchot will be brnirht np. The Qallinger ship subsldy hill waa favorabiy pemta^, A bill creating a boretu of miuea waa reported by tbe committee oo mtnca, Ibe majority report of tbe Beoate io teretate commerce committee on the rail? road bili waa Bnbmitted. Tbe agriculliial appropriation bill vs? taken an for conaideration The amoont carri/d is fT.a.bOu.uOu. A new bill 11 arnentl and codify .he po?t?l lawe waa ittrodaced by Beoator Oarter. It was relerred 11 the commit? tee oo poatofiicea and postroada, belog eabat tat 3d for a b'.ll beretoforepreaooled. Banator Oarter said the new bill con tained many aqacodmnnt*. aad imorove tneou, Hor-r. Mr. Coudrey, lairoa'oeeia bill to puoiah monopoliea io th? Diatrict < t'.Columbia by fine up to -I.JJO or irupriaoumeot up to live yeara I'nder the uoatnmoua conaent raleodar an'Tpber of billa ofa private nature were DEATH OF SENATOB PLaTI\ Former l! nited Statea Benator Thomas Oollier Platt, repuhlicin leader of the state of New York for a acore of ytars, aod Itt >naely iotereated in the repablf. chn paity from ita orgaoizatioo io 1856, died uoexpecteuly yf? e.dsy aftejooon at bis bome ia New York. He wi?ld have been 77 yesrs ol l U he bad llved uotil oext July 15. Tbe direct cauae of Mr. Platt's deatb waa acate Brigt t's dlsrase. For a titnber of years be bad soffdred witb a palay of the Ifga, which netessitcted his occapyfcg a wheeled chalr moat nf tbe tiu.c Tbomaa Oollier Platt was bora ia Os wego, N. Y., Jaly 16, 1838. ti j et tered iato basineta io tarly llfe, aud bt came president of the Tioga Na'.iooal Baok. Io 1370 bebecamesecn tiry and a direct t ol tbe Uoited Btatea Eipnaa Ootwpany aoij waa akcts- president of the compao/ a year later. Ba alaq acted aa president of tbe Houlbern Oec tral aod otber raliroads. Mr. Platt waa a coospico; m figore io ?w York politica for more tban a quu ib$ of a cetltury. Aaeociated with Bor Cde CoDkii'-'|, end faithlal to bim to tie eod, Pls'. fougni, auJ fo-.gbt bard, tba oppoalte factlon of the 'rrp'oblitao party. keeplog op hia battiea even tboogh bis candidaiea n.ore tban ooce weot down o defeat. Vbeo Oookliog and Platt re signed from tbe Beost\ aft r their farpc a qaarrel with Oarfield ovfr tbe New Yortcolleclorahip, aod when moch to their aurpriae. tc? iegielatore of New York re!,ied to aend tbtm fcack tc tbe < Beoate aaals, Oookliog gaye it' up, bol Platt continned bis figti aod woo cut alter a loog at; .i jgle. The deceaaed ltavea se?eral cblidren. Today '? Telegraplric News From Kichmond [ jpecial diapatch to the Alexandria Gazelte. ] Richmond, Va., Fcb. 7.?Ia tbe 8iC ate t ulay a aencation waa creited wben Senator Keezell and Senator Kolkea actthiogly deooaaced 8 reported u.ter ince io a local pulpit Sonday by Rev. Dr. J. D. McAlli.fr, fleld aecretary of toe itate Aoti-Saloon Leagui Secn tary McAllister waa quoted io the moro ing paper as saying tbat aenatora vho voted agalnst the Strode bill pracllcally aaid : "We wili keep the aaioone br caoae they are revenoe prodncers aad pay nit campaign expaoaea." S?c aUr Keezell dentuiced tbis aa ao uo warrented ioaalt aod falsehood, Senator Folkea followed io a aimilar denuncia tion. Later io the day Dr. McAlliitrr iaiued a atatement deoyiog that be had beeo correctly qu.ted. The Phlladelphia Strlkc Phlladelphia, Peoo., March T.-Quiet iMhered io tbe tbird dsy of Phlladelphia'a great general Btrike acd the fifteecth day ofthe atreet car atrike. Bat this quiet, it was geoeral believed, waa ihe cslm beforo the atorm. Sunday waa marked by violeot rlotiog, lo which five peraoos were abot, acorea beaten op, more thao fifty arreated aod handreds driven from the itreeti by monnted police men, wbo rode dowo gullty and lnnocent alike with reckless abaodoa. S.artling developments are rxpect d today witboot fail. Ao importaot coo (erence last night between Director of I'ublic Safety Olay and Francis Sbuok Brown, a'torney for tbe Phlladelphia Rapid Trsnait Company, is expected to remlt in the arrest today ol the strike leaders oo the charge of distarblog the Liihllc psace. It ia ramored today that tbeauthc ritiea InUnd to "railroad" to trial John J. Murphy, presideot of the cect-al labor ooion, and O. O. Pratt, oations) orgaolzer of tbe carmen, tbe men uinat responslble for tbe calliog ofthe gteat itduitrial tie-up in the city of (be Brotherly Love. They have been lo dicted on cbarge of incitlcg 'c riot aod are ont nnder bond. Tbe tbreateoed arreat of the atrikf leaders on chargea of consplracy has created lotense feellng amoog tbe stikers. While no names have been mentioned, it is reported that the men io be arreit-d, if Mayor Reyborn ssne tiooa the plao, are the membera of commime of teo wbich bas be.-n p'.accd in dlrect cbarges of ail atrike aflaira. Lsat niglit'a riolaexceededin lary any thas far. Five peraoos, ooe of tbem a womao, were shn. Tbe chief riotinp occarred in Kensincton aod in the nortfc weatern aection of the c tr, wbere atreet cars had to be withdrawn at dark bectose of the fkreeness of tbe atticks upon them. Two itlcka of (lynam'n were exploded nnder a car at Nloeteeoih aad liaating Park Aveone today. Twenty paasengerc on tbe Tioga car were thrown into a paoir, but none waa icjired, tboagh all the windowa in the cir were tmnhed by tbe force of the exploaion. Pollcemen, believing iha* dyoamite waa placed on the trark by laborera wbo were staodiog ia a field near by fired several shr 11 acd a pltcbed battle ensued, tbe workmen throwing bricks. Police reserves were Mimmoned and disparatd the crowd, making two arresta. hdward Acttng as Mstchtnaker. Paris, March 7.?"King Edward, known match maker/' This Ia ihe tltleapplied ndsy to ihe Englfsh raler by certain French diplomsis, wbo de c'are the kiog's i rif lo Blarrll/, oo which he started latt eveniog, is not primaril) for a holiday, but tl meet the Marqait Amelie de Several, tbePortuguesemiois ter to Eoeland, to arrange a marrisge between King Maoael of Portngal and the Prlnceis Patriria, daoghter of the Dokfi of Ooonaogl'i, the king'a t ra ber. A meeting between the two at Biar ritz was decided on rstber tban a meet? ing at Bockiogbam Palace, as It wonld occasion less goasip. Prlnceaa Palricla, couited the prettiest princetsin Europe, is oow in A'rici witb her pareotB, tbe i uke being on a tirtng expedltion. Bia bas been mentioned before aa the Ui ore ./ipbo ol Pouogal and King Manntl was snpposcd to have paid his rjcent vlsit t> Kogland prlocipally to aik the band of the priocese. II- left, however, appsrently w'tioot baviog msdn any progrrss, bnt there is tbe best iiithcrity for the statemeot that tbo r*,art'iagv wa. aVajsjaaatl at tuat time. PrincesB Patricla is BeoqrJaoi1 n<"Jieen of Spaio, and Alfonso his rxe> urglng his youthfnl feilow raler (0 follow his example, Steamer Strlkea Derelict. Olaagow, March 7.?With a forly-foU holc rippeJ io ber bow .be Allan liner lonian arrived here i oday from Boatoo. The iojury was aastsined Tbursday oigl t wben in pit:h darkoesstbe liner collidrd with a derelict. The collisioo tbrew many of tbe Ionian'a psssengers frcm their beitha aad for a M mitu es great commotloo and coofasion nrevailed. The lonian's cipiiin ii'u fals ""uimou to r?* aaaajN the passengera but u tl it aas seeo tbr t the v<**el waa *111 ahle to pro ceed under ber own stram, there w>s a pantcky feeling abcard. A Denial from (iompen Ohicsgo. Msrch 7. "Toe aUlemcnt i oat 1 ao lo uhlcsgo to complete plans for a g?teral Btrike of the em ployea of Elkioa-Wideoer strert car lines in the Uaied rjt ttea is trm abturrj for me to ditcnia serhusly. It ia ab srlutely nntrue." Preaident Samne! Uompers of tbe American Fedrration of l_sbor re lied io ?hi. waj touiv to a report frnui I'bi'a le'j/ola. Mr. (r:m pen nid be came to Cbicsgo to coofer with labor leadera here "oo maiter of importaoce to lahor."_ Caio Poitponed. Pittlurg, Pa , March 7.?A'ter tao years of inaction, ibe fa^onsdiroreeca'^ of Mra. Alary Hanje agaiott ber hoi band, Aogusius ilarj>, miliionaire psper man Istnrer, *ai t ida? poa! poned ootil April 11. Tbe cue bad bero slttedtobe hea'd by a jnry, fut tbii morniog it was agreed to have it beard by ajadge. b was annoonced several dayi ago tha. hopea for as r'.lemeot o. t ofcoor. bad lied, it was romored today tbat an eleventb bc ai settlemeot had been Made. Body ladtntifi"! Wilminntcn, Del., March 7?The bo<lv ofthe white man found floating in tbe Christian river jesteniay was iden ? ntof Wili'am CavroU, jKea* 45. ftf Betb,?hetn, Ma}:, who wsi drowjjed here epDecemue' 27 U't- fhe man ejther feU cg or jinapedmto the hver from King street wharf, The Legislature. SK.VATE TheSenate, appirently, hasbadencujb of general bill* fur the preaent for II pit io the day Sstutday actiog oo local mei'urea and pattiog through a cnmber cf H ule b 1 Is which were oococteated. A good inroad waa made npon the ca! endar. TbeSsoate agreed to the propoeltlon to bave a replica made of the iloadon alatate of George Washirjgtou for pre aeotatioo to tbe repuhllcof France. This ia ao act of court ?sy, becanse tbe great aculptor waa a citizeo of Fraoce. Nomioatiooi.o nameroaa officea made br Goveroor Mann were coofirmed by the apper body io execatlve itsslon. Favrrsble repoiti were r;celv<J on the Ihuse bill provlllrg a tax oo dentisie, and on the bill to eitabllah juveoile courn. Amoog tbe bil'a paasni wer.< he fo lowing : To prolect agricnllura by regulating the eale and purity of agricultaral ilme; io provide a metbod of aubmlttiog to ihe people for their vote prop aed ameod mentsto the connitotlon; to provide a new mtthodof asseBsing aod collectlog the iicense Uxea from prlvate telepbone liaea; to fix tbe time for the payment of Iicense taiea to the auditor; 11 provide for the conderxnation by ciliea and lowns of abaodooed turying grounds; to rrqoire the atate treasaier to chtrge oti hia books checks five yeara old; to pro vide for the apportiooment of achool Iands when school distrlcta are altaated in more than one couaty; to aathorize boards of aupervisors to make cout-ad' with water compaoiea to lay lioes of water pipe aloog the turnplke roada aod pnblic roads; to disillow cities and towns to levy a tax oo incooies; to aa Ihotiaj cities tocrea'e harbors within CD.t llO lioitfi HOU3E, The Home advanced the governor'a bill to cooBolidale tbe Btale'a agricolto ral interests to Its en^rcssment. The bill aa engroased was a mhstitnte offered by Measrs. Page aad Adama for tbe origiaal measure, but it pract'cally incorporates tbe ideas ontlined in ths special message seot to the legialalure by Oov. Mano. What turoed out to be ao appareot arraogement to divide the aorpltn in tbe Departaieot of Agricalture among the employea was sco ched by Jadge Wil liamB. The bill fixiog the salarira w.a eogrosaed oo Tharsday, but ,lu ign Wil ? lisra fiied a motlon to reconiider aod got tbe pastage of a reaolatiou ask iog for a statement as to salarles. Tbis sbowed that the salary of every employe, save the commisaloner of agricaltore, was to have beeo Increaaed. It appeared that there is a surplns of abont $9,000 to tbe credit of thia department, and nearly ba'f of that waa to be divided among tbe men io the departmeat. The iioase paased the biil providing for motlon to take tbe place of deelara tioni in casea of tort. It was tecogolzed by botb sides to tbe debate tbat a radical change was thas enscted, but tbose for tbe bill coatended tbat It wru'd prove ol ioestimable advantage to lltigaata, while perhaps irju-ing corporatiooa wbo are able to employ counsel to fiod holes io declaratiooB. Althcugh other members pjct sted sgalnst cbaoging the ayatem aa eatablisbed for tit>0 yeara, merely for a probiMe anworkable aentimenl, the appeal of those who favored the bill waa succeiafnl, and the m'torlty lor it waa large. Tbe bill to rttibilah a javenlle coart in the larger c t es of tbe atate waa re? ported favorably by theHfuie oommlf tae oo couns. The Houae paaaed the bill increaatng the penalty for carrying conceled weap opo. The bi I proposes to make tbe tnin imun arnount a tlne of $40 instead of J20. It al-.o providea a maxium ^U sen tcnci of sis months *\th a tiae of $200. The bi!! which c?nie from the Senate iuiposiiig a tax onsod.t fountaivi waa reported from the committee on fi nance. The bill governtng the saleof goods and codifying all lawa relating to trans fers of personal property came from the; committee forcourta of justice Tbe joint resoiutioi.s reg^rdtug the Virgini' Pilots' /',ssociation, waa report? ed Frrtm'the tomtnittee 011 currencv and commerce snT agreed to by the llouse. It sets forth the valued u ork done by the pilots of thld State, rspecially in there atd to the work of quarantine officera. A bill allowing the j.ud?e to ,iecitle wbether c,r ,.ot he wm ^ummori a jury fro... ouisi.ie'th; city u\ cases of "dam age suits .ujaiiist the tnunicipal corpor? ation wa.s reported favorably from com mittee on gensrrl lawa. The Houae committee on flmnce, sitting in executive sesson, conipleted its work on the general approprtation bill Saturday night shortly after m I night and aent the docn.. t nt */> the pi ?tt ter It appcrtions tb,e"reveuu.e of the State lor the n.ext two years and carrles d total of apprnpriations of approxi mately|u,ooo,ooo. Steamer Burned". Porlland, Maine, Mirch 7 ?0.Ae lifft is believed to bave been \oa\. a4'l "0 p.i.aaeLgerjj barsTtv escaped death hera tdtlay''when the Maine Steamship Com patiy's big vefsel, the Manbattan, was burn?d to the water's edge in Portland harbor. The Manbattan arrlved from N'ew York atdaylight and shortly aftir ward the alarm of fire was aotr'.d ?(! Witnin a minute the rl .mes _ere swv'C ing the br^t |nd the p^ssengers were aarakafted rMre|y ia time to flee Irom their ataterooms. Captain Pierce J. Lewis and his crew of 39 fought gallant ly but inefleciually againat the tlaniss. One other member of the crew, a Spati iard, ia misstng. He was laat seen m the hold of the shlp.While the . caet bum?d, tow boatsfmm tlic _ity wharves j.ulled OOt to ihe ivUfthattan and took ofi har pMsseugers. The |oss wijl aggregate 1250,000, Waota to be a Republic. Mooaco, March 7.?Monaco, tbe emaileat priocipality io the wortd, em braciog ooly eight rcjoare -milea aod % popolatioo of :!(i,000. tjhcwb otaei' dla vection Ia y'n?- Moote C'arlo is withio Ita bordera, wanta to be a eoostitutional republic acd Prince Albert ia aelecting a commisaioo today that will cooaider the demaada of tbe people, Revolution Predictad. Bil.lin, March 7 The propbecy recently osde in the R-iehstag by one ofthe ^oe,.al iat uambers that |the controve-y Joser tie Kuas:an frac- uae Mll "wonlt veadrive Ger mauy to rayftlution.v ia one atep uaarer ful ullm?ot, today. io the opinirn of niany poli twiana aa ibe r>aolt of yeaterday'a admittedly attick upoaa soeisl'it gatheriog uear Tre; tow Park, in which tive aocialiat sympathi zers were serionsly wcunded and probably one hundred s'.ishtly bnrt. Former C. mcilmaa Joha E. ?i\roy, tted 17, waa fo.,od, dgad. early this m iroiog io tbe aide yard adjololog his bome, ln Lambcrlvlile, N. J. Tbe caoae of daath waa apoplexy. Women's Tailored Garments. Don't delay your shopping?Easter is only three weeks off, and you will avoid all possibility of disap pointment by purchasing now. See the stocks at their best; they will never bemorecompletethanatpreseat* The most discriminating buyer who wants some thing exclusive and out of the ordinary can find what she is looking for in our complete stock. The cut and workmanship of all our garments is the very best. A better garment for an equal price is what we guarantee you here. An endless variety of beautiml styles and materiaU. Prices range on SUITS, $14.98. $17.98, $25.98. D. BEIDHEIH & 8018, 316 KINQ STREET. STATEMENT Citizcns' National Bank of Alexandria, Va., Jaouary 31, 1910. OFFICERS: President, Vice Preaident, Edward L. Daingerfield; Carroll Pierre, Richard M. Green, Cashier. E E Payne.Asst Cashier DIRECTORS: J. C. Smoot, Edward L. Daingerfield, Jaa. W. Roberta Worth Hulfiab, Carroll Pierce Yf. A. Ahern, Urban S. Lambert KKMOI/RCE**, Loana ..... 1687,951.44 U. 8. Bonda to se cure circulation. 100,000.00 Bonds to aecure U. S. Depoait . . 1,000.00 Other Bonda and Stocks . . . 49,986.56 Banking House Sz Real Estate . . 52,856.97 Oash . . 46,441.90 Due from Hanks and Reaerve Agenta . 99,132.71 -145,57467 $1,037^69.64 EIABIE.1TIEM, Capital .... $100,00000 Surplus .... 100,000.00 Undivided Profits 18,049.91 Circulation . . . 95.85000 Deposits .... 722,469.73 U. S. Depoait . . 1,000,00 $1,037.3*9 64 Virginia News. Membera of tie Weslmoreland Olnb, of itlcbmond, will attend the faneral of their colored janitor who had been there for 30 yeara. Fira ia Wincheater Satarday at the plant of the Virgioia Woolen Company caased damage of $1,000 t) the machinery and ereatad a panic amocg the operativea. The Moigaa Hotel, at Daoville, wis dsrnsged by firn Baturday night to the f xten of aeveral tboaaand dollara. Mr. Ihomas Jones, a prominent tobacconiat, who boarded at tbe hotel, waa mflocated t > rleat b. A crate coatalning tbree shoats of tbe mule feet apeciea arrived 11 Manaasas B.tirday from lodiaoapolii, lnd? eo roate ?) Mari-bam, Theae awlne are B'.range freaks of na'ure, botb hlnd and front feet beiog abaped like those of a mule. They were cooalgned to G. Grlgg. Laad bas be?n purchaied ]dH weat of tbe Soldiers' Home at Hichmond for the erectioa this lommer of boildings for a mtlUary college to be condocted by ,ie H'oedictiae Bociety, to be known aa the Benedictine Milltary Oollege. E. A. Barhar died in Rlsbmond on Batarday. He was with tie Bichmond and Daoville for 22 year op to the time he reaignod. lo ihe bttat ytara of his Iife he follcwed tha prufeaaion of expert accou ntan ? It is said that a eall for a general atate repablicao cooference haa beeo sent cut for next Baturday, and every man of iorlience will be advised of tbe coming togetber of the faithful. Washington la t) betie plac:. Fedtral ofSceholdera, membera of the 'igialt ture^ aad othcra will be b?u?v. Oolonel Joaeph Buttoo, the insor?rce commissioner, has beeo ioformav*. by tbe national officera of tbe F~rateroal Tri hnee, Bock Ialaod, III., informing bim tbat the oraaulxatioa has ceased to do baslneea io Virginia bcH5a??e oftbeex psoae iocldeot. Iherp are 272 membera of ihe order ti this atate. Bobert W. Watta, a member of tbe grocery firm of Watta & Soo, waa foood dead io tbe firm'a ttore io Lynchtatrg, Siturday. His faee was. in a small pan io which there wm a ??g which bad been atturaled, fUh caroroiorm. Ha leaves a bude ot less than a year. It ia thoogbt that lil betith aad bualnau worrjcaoeed bim ?) take hia lifr. Be waa 2byrar? old. New York Stock Market. New York, M?"-h 7.? P-iee chaaem were mixed at he| penioglW tba aaarket, a oomber of saawH showiog mcderate Inasee, while r?hers wereiu good demacd i, pricea well above Batorday's closlog figures. After the firat few mioui'B a moderateiy atroog tooe developed, with the entire Hat j iioing io an npward move ment tiat carried tbe qu itattoca of scane iuoes to the higbeat rsoge reached sloce tbe begioning of Febtuuy. Tbe apward muvpmect whieh started duriog the firat ib mioates became strooger tbroogh the hoor. Tbe market cott'nued etrong aod active tbroogoot the foreoooo, pricea of maoy iaaoea reachiog a new rsoge for tbis movemeot at mid-day. He&vieat trading waa io r?tsel Commca aod tloion Pacific bat tbe ttjtire liti sbared. Oaptalo Zerpe aod 47 seameo of the Baulan it?amer Korea which foondered ia mid-oceao March 1, arrired at New Yotkt)dayoB board tbe aocbor Lloe ateamer Oaiedooia which ttafc them from tbe alnking veaaei. THE PHILADELPHIABTRIKE. The committee of t jn in Philadelptfa Batarday n'ght lesned a lUtemeat Ia which it submi t?d a new form of arbl tration to end the atrike. The proposl tlon ls aa follows: "l/-t the Phlladelphia Bapid Ttatule Oompany reioalate ail employes aovon stnks to thoir old pea't ocs, and taeo let the company appmoi one arb't-ator aod *e f tie, tbeae to be diainterestrd partie*. L't the two thos aeketrd chorae a tblrd peraon and both patt ea to the dlsr/ive iiibmitall qoeations io the board, the> deeislon of tbe mtjirity u be fiaal aod] biindiog." Tbe propositioo, it will be Beeo, lo cludea reccgn tion of the uoion, one of the iaiu:a bt weeo tbe tianalt company aod it* atrlkiLg rmployea. Nctwitbttindlng ordera from Mayor Reybaro, if>,000 men paraded the' prin cipal itreeta Batarday evening. Estlmate* of the namber of mr.* iv& vary fr m 30,000 to 40,000. The atrike is costiog from $4,000,000) ti $5,000,000 daily. Btreetcua were ajalo tt'.acked ira all sect ona nf the ci'y. The largut rlet since the Btrike bryata took placs ca AIarke? atreet, in tbe ,en~ ter of ibe eity. Half of the cars In afrWce wtre with drawo at oigbtfall S tiidsy. Tea tionaand policemta are doiag; atrike doty. Preaident Taft aaay be aakrd to enf tbe conflict, Mo:c cihiturbar'cfs ccrnrred Uat night la which thr?e perBona were shot, one, * glri, fata'ly. Many uoiu'y peraoos were severely c'i'bbed by tbe police aod moie Ibta t score of arreata were made, Hamuel Gampers, prvsideot of tha American Federation of Labor, baa been called |3 Obicago for a conferenae wltb' national labor leaders, with a vfew la> cailing a general atrike of atreet car men In Ptttsborg, Oieveland, Omaha, aod San Franciecr. The etrert c?r svetems nf tbeae cilfer aro cloeely erfttated with tbe Interrx ti wblch eootrol ibe Pblladelpbia ttreet car iines By calllog a general atrike, which will raaolt ia probabiy balf a mi'? lioo men walklog ont, organlzed labor leaders believe tbey can maater tncPhili delpbia aitnation to tbe advantage ol tbe atrikerr. The Forty.fiith eaett irtillery, Iccu d at Fort Diipont, Del., it ia raid, will he aectlo Ftotiadtlphia to guard Ihe Pbll? adelpbia miat and t t.er goveromeot property. DB HYUE INDIOXED. Dr. B. Clarke Hide, t-iband ofa'* aiece of the late Thomas ii Bwope, waa lodicted Io KaoBte C t/, on Baturdey n ghf, bv tbe erand jary tbat baa beaa iaTaatigat,iDg tie Barone myiury. Iwu tuo.cimeuu cUarge firat -Jfgree murder Io conneciioo witb tae deatb of Oolonel "wope and of Ohtiamaa Bwope. l)r. Hyde ia alleged to have given them strycbnine tabltn. Ooe indictmeat accusea f>r. Hydeof manalaughlae by bleeding Jaroea Moa?.< Raotoo, a e:minof Oolonel Hwape, iu a negieft'ui manner. Dr. iiyde U accoaed alao of poiaoaicg; with typhoid gerraa, with loteat to> murier, Margaret Swope, Btella Bwope, Barab Bajope, Licy Lee Bwope, Ncr? B'lle D:ekson, Grorgla F. C mpton.. Mildred Fox aad Leooora Ojr rldge, ? colored girl. All tneae persoca awaa tttrieaea wftf> typhoid fever while Dr. Hjdeeaaat tandin| tbi etaope famlij.