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BA'I I RDAY EVENING. MAY 28, 1910
Now tbat tbe ttlt red Talt-W:cker aham lailroad bill, or wbat ia left of .t, ia #aved io tbe Ssnate, the difhrencea be lweeo tte two htmes will go for arjiit ment to ? coamif.ee of conltreoce. It ia io comml t'e nf confcreoce, tays Ihe Phi'adelpbla Record, tbat manipnlatcre of legislation get ia their finest work, m waa n>eo by tbe conference on tbe Payne Aldrich larrt audotberoccaaiona. 3ly tbe lateet ahike giveo to tbe rallroid bll by fie Paytt?r Jonea amendmeat to ISe t'uminlos ernendmeot the interatate cammeice commisaion will bayetberight to eospeod witbio fcur montha fieight iatei?g?in?twhicbconnp'aintBarerai?ed, aod 1/ a bearing ia not concladed witbin lhat tiroe the commisafoo may cxtendtbe M?pcD?ion for a Uirtber period not to ex ceed s'x moath?. Tiiia wae regarded ss ? anfflcieot t me fora'l paitlcs-the com raissioa, tbe railroads and the sbippen. Aootber proylsion of the ssme amenc* meoi ia tbat when an iocressed rate of Jre'ght ia foond mreasonableby tbe conc misiion (and the courta) tbe rallroid ompauy eball rtfond t) the sbipper "the diflerenca between tbat and the rate ?s it exiated belore the Increesp." But tbere is nothlng io ibat to rcqalre tbe ebipper ln bi* tarn to refand tbe dlf ference paid by Ihe nltimati coniuaoer. Mkai.s tt a fraciion mcre lhan 10 cents fftch? good, n;uriabingmeala, t o, aaiisfylng tr-e appetit'a cf tmdreda of haaky yoacg college men?are tbe eo ]n loa ol the cjet of llving problem at the Univcralty of Mlaaoari. Ihe dinicg clii1) of tlie univenity provides a week> fond?twtr.tf-ooe meala for $2 19 \ aod 4r>0 undergradateapatronize it. A cono cil of fUdenti and leachers govems the *lub acd a a udeat ia genml menager. Tbo aclml co?t of livlng Io rach mem ber h $2 12J a WStk. On entering, a ? iiiect purchBaea wbat is known aa a dining roono ptrroit, tbe price of wbicb is*]'.t Thia fund la used for tbe pay. jnent of Iho belr?cook*, wailers, diah wa.'btrs etr. Kach c ub mcmber paye fOffbtlaVd fl.r.O a week. Ia addition, baistaxtd 40 crnta a mona to coyer wear and ttar, brpakage of kltchen ?Unilla, disbe-, elc, and t)meet the expenaea for lighta, etc. I'bere are many Alexandria boiwke.'peri who would like ti know bow t) ^urn the tfick." Ai:. i Misis Io the Jtallloger caee were fuard io Wnsbington yeitjrday by the coogreeaional inveclgatiDg commit ip!>, Loejl J). Brandeis, of Bjaton, and Gooige Wbarton Pepper, of Pbiladel pbie, r.pp?kii.g for tbe proaecntion, and JohoJ. Vnt'tfa for the defenae of the arcrttary of tlm interior. That eoch ao arraignmcnt of aoy pablic cfiifpr, baaed upon rw irn Uaiimooy and cirtuiiatancea whirh are oot qoratiortfri, bh thtt of Mr. I'.iliingir by Lawytn Brandeieand Prp |isr abinil'l bn poBsible, is in itaelf are? son wby Mr. Billiugerahould benqoired to I(hvi> the cahintt. For in their argn mrnla to a ctmmittep, tbe m?j aitf of which Ia compoaed of meo * -lected for tbe purpose of whit'Jwaahing Mr. lUllio ger, tbe lawyera wtre vfry caiefol to ad bere alrlctly tothe record and to point <ut concltidooa clcarly iudicAled by the proofa. S)tlfon?&re thrao proofe that aa the lawytrs arrayed tbem agsinat tbe BPcrptary hi? utttl uofltncaa for the place nf i ii ilic tnnt he now holds appeared to he fully demoDH'rated. T11f. wwdieg of willn ia ofen the cauae of liti^stioa, and thoae who pre f?r to write their own ind-uctiona con ceroiug Ihe dispnsitiou of their real and peraoral eaUts ahonld be ?are tiey wil be anderstod aiter thsir lipa are ssalcd. Tao foar grailchildren of Mrs. Mar garet Watnon Allie, of Mi!.7aak:ee, who receifC' i:''< mc-h by a codicil of her will, ioattaicf $25,000, M waa intended by Mrs. All.h, mnat beaittfied w.th the emaller aum. Judge Jobn 0, Karel baa decided that tho will nr.mt atand even though it is ctr'.alo tbat the widow merely for^d to add Ibrecclphera. Aftei atying that he haJ no dttibt frcm the tfatlmony !hat it wa* Mra. Allia'a ioten tlon to give her graodchildr>n the larger am un', the c ut contended that "it waa not within the proper ezerciae of tbe power of tbe ccurs to reform a will by mpplylDg oojiasionB theretr." A i i. qaesttooa as io Haliey'a comet, the lo?a of i:a tail, or ihe (wvitare thrrc >f, were apttled bpyond dispnte laat nigr.t when in the clfar weatern ak? tbe roniri, tiil and all waa aeeo by thonaand* of ISOala, It was tiu'y a nia<nifi?ent alght, the brilliant comet appeariug well up io the weatern ?ky and Iti well dffinpd lail cxtruding in a atraigh! Ilat t ward the aoo'.beaat. Laat ni??l t waa one of the cleareet nights ainc? ihe comet appeared in tbe western akr, and an cxceilett obarrration of it coold br IiriI. Its caall stretcbed io * fanlike abape fcalf way orer to Jnpiter. The i<il sepmed to bc a few yarda loog t<> Ika r.:i . krr. The nntlrns looked )ike a kts/ atai and t 1 like a pale wbiiiab cluod. Orowdaga.htred all o?er the city !o watch the comet acd it ?ai a DigLt of aky gapicg._ Mr B."Con\vay Taylor, who baa ed tid tbe Maoauai Jcarnal for tbe paat year, baa reaigned that poaition aod Mr, W. H. W. Morao, wbo ettablisbed tbe Joarnal abont 14 yeara ago, will again b'come Iti editor. We wieb Mr. Morao aobt uoded eacceaa with the Joumal. From Washington. Waahiogtoo, May 28 A vigorrna defeoie of Secretary of Ioterior Balliogera policy in rcgird to the Ounnioghao c'a'a* aa eioglemioded, honea', and atraigbt foreratd waa tbe baaia of the argoment today before the coogreasional invea igailng cooomittee by Attorney J. J. V.rireaa, ctuieel for "defeoae." Tbe Teonrasee lawver bit terly arra*g*d ' th?t Pinchot-Garneld Olavia ont6ta" deotuicad tbem aa fool lah fiaiooariea, and beld up 8 cre'ary of tbe lottrior Billiogeraa apnbllc aeiraot wlthout a peer. When tbe committee met R"pre ena ive McOall, who waa in the cbair bad lead a letter to Senator Nelaon from 0* rar Lawler, assia'at t attorney general for tbe Interkr Departmrnt, retracting and apnlog'z ng for tbe statemecU whlch he mado on tbe wltoeaa tUnd egairs 0. P. Omnolly, a magiz oe wiiter. Lawler declared that Oonoolly wsa gu Itj of cowardlce on the occaaion o: t le Repabllc ritsatt r. It bai aobarquently developed tbat 0. P. Ojnoolly waa not the mao, adtbat Jamea B. Ooonolly, wbo waa cbarged by a ateward with cowardice on tbat occaaion, had provrd tbe cbargea uof uadid anil waa ooly pre?ented from proaecalirg the aatbor of the ttttemente iy tbe (act that he h?d H iwn to Oaoada. It ia nnderatood |tbat b >th Ooonolly'a have filed aait agttaat Lawler allegiog maliciooa alaoder. At the Oapitol today tbe Uoited Preaa corre*poodent aaw a letter from Tbeodcre U^oeerell eodoreing tbe 6ght agalost Sp?aker Oinnon and the Houae organietoj and iovitlog one of moat irfluential ioanrgenta to meet him in New York immediately after bia arrlval. 0upltd with thia fict comea tbe an nonancement on excelleot aatbority tbat Mr. Roueyelt baa accept'd an lo vitat '?n to be tbe gii?at of honor at a bicqufi to be given June 22 by Robert J. Oollier, edi'or of Oolliera Weekiy, which haa roade nrh a bittc-r figbt agaioM S.'cretary Baliinger and has dc voted many co'umoa to criticlam of Prceideot Taft for bia attftade in tbe BalliDger Pincbot eootroreray. Tbe let? ter ia io anawer to a nine page tx poaition of (he inanrgent porition aent by the rar*t ro iottrgenta to Mr. Rooae velt, There are btt 6ye lior-a to Mr. Rooaefell'a reply, He eaya io ril-ct: "Yoo know tof tieaa on tte inmrgeota e tua'.lon. Tbej ha?e nct chaogpd ainoe I tslked laat wlih yoo. [ wi?b t) aee jm in New York immedi ately a'l-r my arrival." I)e?pit 3 tbe acceptancs of the nff-u of medialion made by th* Xhvl d Ktitra, braz I and Argentina, Pcu and Ecuador are onr the vergo ol war. B >!h coontriea are contioaiog actiye milfiry prepara tooa, according to ofBc'al advicea re velcedatthe B:stj D?p?rlmect today. Troops are being mobil'/.'d and scnt t) the frontiets and nelthrr goyfroment, apparently, ia FufBelently Jt'oog to w ?h aand the pojular dtmand for war Oae of the coriditlona in the cfl-r of mediation waa tbat tbe armies ba witbdrawn and military prfparations be dlacontioued. It ia pnaatble tbat the three eonntries maaking tbe offer of mediation may call the attention ol Ihe Peravian and Ecnadorian govf/nraents to Ihls c!aase of the note. Ifthia doea not baye the d"a;red rfrect it is fraokly admi t'd thei. alleflnrti to prevertibe cotfl U from comiog to a bead wiil be adaodoned. A apecial wage board haa been oidered by the navy department to coavene ?/ ihe leven large navy yarda for tbe } ar< pr,ae of Investigating tbe wsgfs of fore meo, mattsr mecbanica, and otherskilled employeea, wilh a view to cornpariog tnem with tbe wagea piid a'milar cleaua ol laborin tbecommrrcialeatabliabmeotr, I'bere ia an imprraaion in aomocaaee that tbe wagea pald tt tbe gownment yarda are lower. A apeclal board baa alai been called to inveatlgate the wagea of all c'aaaea of employejs at tbe VVaabiog icn navy yard with a view of increaaing hem in caae that tbe; are foaod ! >o low. With Senator Lorimer (ep. Illa ), aa ibe atar feature in tn8 Heaate t iday, the rallroad bill goea ovor t) next week. rherc waa a conference of tbe rc^ulara and inaurgent leadera to conaider the queation of asking tbe Ohicago states* naan to poetjooe'lhe txplanation of the bribery cbargra u >tii Monday and to make an altempt lodl?j> ee of the rall? road blll today. Tbe p!an waa in fair way of ad'ctii.ii. L*Foll?te aod Olapp urging it oecauae with the bill p aied it would be poaaible for tb*m to take trip weat a*id apend a few daya at bome looking after thelr campaign tt! lt< ehct on. The eagerneaa of the progrts aivea t) get away arouted the m piciona of Orane and Elkina and they decided that Lorimer bad better oceupy tbe time today Next week will be (he twelth devoted to the conaideration of the railrjad bill. It is generally believed by aenatora tbit the measure will nqu're attet t on for only a day or twobot toroany predktions of'be time of the final vt t ; have gone wroug tbat nobody would be mnch aoapriaed if tbere would be anotber week of talr. Proba bly tbe moat Impit mi qaeation pending ia LiFolhtte'a amendment proeiding for the pbyaical Taloa'.ion of railroad prop erty. It ia a ?ery large autJ*ct eaaily worked op into a million worda of nrfcu ment tut thrre ia a genfral dlepor-lt on to have a ahort debate. LaFollf ttl bad b?en cred t >d with aaying tbat he w u d not apeak more tbao 15 minoiea. Tbe problem ofaMi:ce?aor toaecretary of tbe prerideot Cupeoter waa the anb ject of rooaiderablp diacuaaioo at tbe W'hitp II me tcday. OongresMital viaitora of the r/reaidpnt talktd over tbe mit-r with him aod f>ond th?f tbe prarideDt had not made op bia mind aa to wbo will anrceed Carpeoter, aod that the raatter wiil probably remain in abey ance or t'l Oarpeoter prepares to lake np bia dutiea as minle er to Morocc<\ Two aaaletaot aecretariea of tbn trramy, Obarlea D. Uilles aod Oharlfa D. Nor tnn, are being promioentit mentioned for tbe place Ruiolph FoUer, the pree ent aas!etant aecretiry to the preaidect and a ac>re of leaaer candidttea are alao being diama?fd. The failore of Seoator B?Teridge to goard tbe adminietrat'oo railroad bill aaMy tbrujh Ibe Senate, waa tbe eob ject of a leogthv cooferenceat ;bc Whit? Houae today bf tween tbe preaident and Represeotatire Hamiltio. ebairman of tbe Hjoae comraitee on territoriee. The J atlmlnlttration placea all ihe blame for the tff.ctaal tbrottliog of tbe bill in the rieou? op the ehonldera of 8?natcr Bev r-ridge. Ai a retu t of t>day's coofer ence a determined rfhrt will be made by tbejadherenta of tbeadminiatrat on to get the bill ont thie seaeion. denator B*ve ridge.aa cbairman of the Senate territoriea committee, waa charged by tbe preai deit with tbe reapooaibility fotthea'atc bood meaaarea. I: iscla'med that Bev erldge, when tbe admioiatrstion waa withholding from him tbe lodiana pa tronage promiaed to do bia uimoat for tbe admlniatraMon meanrea in tbe S?n ate parlicnlarly for the tt t hood bill. For yeara prior to that time he had ateadlaatiy oppoaed^the jolnt atatehood pr poaltion. Repreaentative llimilton, wbojframrd tbe Houae aatehood bill with tbe advice, and approval of the preaident, turried thrtujh the II me and over to the Senato early in Janoary. Ths presldent's frienda claim tbat Bsv eridge defeated the cbancea of tbe meaaore, when in't ad of pnibing tbe Hoaae biil thrcagb tbe S.-nate, be iremed anotber blh of hia owd. In a telepram to Preaident Tt ft and the apeiker < f the houae, coniVniDinn the atti tudecfthe Ronthcrn repres*nt?tivei who op poaet nn inunediate appropriation for the urf(i:(l<-iii'a travelinif njK>rj?fsl tbe buMneaa orjjflnizan iona c f Aopu-ta, Oa., today ' I'-red the tfovernaent Jtf.COO to meetlhe defjeit of tbe preaident'a tranacontineatal trip. Board of Vialtora AppMnted [4peeial ditpatch to the AlexamlriaUazette.] Richmond, Va , May 28 _ P. F. 8t. Olair, of Gllea coonty, A. M. Bow mao Stle and B. F. Kirkpatrick, of Lyncbbnrg, acd Micajah Wooda, of Oharlotteavllle, were today appointed on ihe Virginia Polytechnic Bjard of Vial? tora. 8t. Olair Mi.-ceeda bimael'; the tbree otbeia tuiceed 0. Q. K zar, of Nor/olk, H. M. Smlib, Ricbmond, and J. 8. Mu*gr*ve, ol Soothamptoo coonty, aome noliticiana beiieve tbat the nrw penooorl of the board foreabadows the retirimet of PreaideLt Birringer, who waa receLt y Investigated and vindicated. Sixty-first Congress. SENATE Senator Litimer, ('ep. Illa ) waa in hia eeat brigbt and early tiday, for the firat time in weeka, ready to deliver bia maideo apeecb. Hla deak waa covered ayiti booka and manaacript A white haodkerchief waa on one aide and a pair of goh'-rimnud apectaclea oo the otber aide. He wore a cloaely butboed frock coat and vbite tle. When L irimer aroae to delirer bia apeecb, it waa the firat time ia yeara that a eeoator haa found it oeceaaary to dc fend the method by whichhe waa elected sud demand an InTeatigation of chargf a profeircd agaioat bim. It waa Lorioera maideo rpstch. Mr. L'irlmer aroae to deny that hia electloo to the Ssoate bad been aecnm pliabed by bribtry aod comution with in hia knowledge. In cooclaalon be aakfd tbat the chargea preferred sgaiuat h'm be ioTeati^ated by tbe ommittee oo prlvilegea and elections. The rrqiuat will be granted, it ia not exprcUd the irquiry will begin befrre next anamo. Mr. Lorimer placed the ctber chargea on the ObicagoTrihneard a-ttcked tbe meo wbo coofeaaed to bribery. 11) pre sertd the call for an Inveatlgatioi io tbe form of a resolotirn whicb fiMe foitb tbat the Tribane fk-! pabliahed the bribery chargea, and iu reference to it Senatcr Luimer aald: "When the Tribane raid tbat I rffer ed or gUen mooey to aoy member of tbe lrgialatH'e, or tbat any money wjb off'rrd t > any member of tbe legia'alnrr for bia ynto for me, it lied, and it knew it lied. Not ooe dollar waa paid t) a Biogle member of tbe general assembly for bia v )tc for me " Seuahr (lillinger, aald that in hla opioioo the rr?ilution ahiuld be |t> (er.d firat to tbe Sinale comuiittec on ciotiDgpot expenaea to conaider the coat ol an ioveatigaiioo and tuerenlrr to the comci'lho oo )> ivllfgra and elec tlona, Witbcu'. diacuaalon the reaolo tion w?b aeit t > tbe commltt ;e on coc tingent fxpenais Approprii ta exerciaea commemora'lng tbe public ai rricra of the la!e Jamea M (r-igga, of tlattfgla, were beld In tbe Serate tbia eveoing \ Kulrgiea were delieered by Sjoatora OI*y, Dixoo, Curtla and Bacon. Aa an ariditional cvider.ce of rrapect tbe Senateadjtarnrd. On a motton by Senator Ih!e the Sanato dcclded to hold no aeaaion on Mooday, "Hddlera day," t ie M;oate called it. Tataday'a aeaiioo will btgio ai 11 a, m. H"l!.-K, Put little hi'lnraa of lr.':rp>t waa transicled in tbe llooae. To Saarch for Cook'a Records New York, May 2^ ? OmfiJrr.t tbat he wil! find the recorda of Dr. Frtderlck A. Oook left near E'ah by Harry Wbi' ney nnder crdera frcm 0)mmand<r Pcary, Ohealer Beecroft, of Pclcam Mi nor, N. Y., will rail fnr tbe north on Jtine 15 with Oaptain Bernler'a Oaoa dian polar expsdition. At Etah he will orgao'zj a aledge pirty f) aearch for Ihe Oork recorda and ioatromenta It ia eaid ffwcrofl'a expeditlon ia fi nanced by Dr. and Mra. Oook, who aaaett tbat the rioding of the recorda and ioatromenta will prove Dr. O.ok'a olaim ihu be diacovered tbe pole. Beecroii expec.B to take tbo path Oook olaima to have followed, In an effort to locate Bradley land, a Iaod Oook aaya be di'Civered on tbe way to tbe pole. If the land ia really therp, it wiil go a loog way toward eaabliabiog Oook'a claima. Otptaln Bjrnier will, on beb?K of B.'tcroft, in terview the two Eikimoa wbo acco<c panied Ojok and endeavor to iearn fnru tbem extc ly where Oook went. Beecroft exppcti tbem to retnrn to ODok'a cachp, wbere Whitney left Oook'a inatromenta. From there be will prc ceed acroas the ice frrm Etib to Uper navik, a Hpanlab aettlecnent oa the M 11 bwest coaat of Oreenland, and awail tba arrival of aome whaler tbat will bring bim back to Denmark. He rx pec'a to re urn early next winter. "If I find proof tbat (J >ok went to the pole, I ahall make the rirat aon imc' ment In J) nnorrk, whfre Oof k m?de bia in'tlal annonncemect," aald lijecroft today. Former Ciahler Seotenced. P t'a'urg, M*y 2* ? t'harlea | IfajL lio, f.i'mer casbier of tbe faiied Farm ers' and MerchBnta' Na'ional Bank at Mount Pleasan', Pa., convict >d on the cbarge of miiapplying tbe bank's fuoda, waa today aentenceJ lo 6ve years in the .'ederal priaon at L?avenwortb, Kas., by Jadge Orr. I News of the Day. Ex-G)rernrr Fia.k Brown formally annoooued yeaterday that be w< u d be a candidate for goverc>: of Marylaod next year. Io the darkneaa of! Oold Spriog lolei, oear Holly B?acb, Del., tbe motor boat Sar waa overlurntd Tboreday nigbt aod three Oamden men Io?t tbeir livea. The aaaken French aubmaiioe boat Pluvioae in tbe Engllah cbannel waa awept fcway from tbe divera by the awlft uadenu'rent and there ia no iooger any bope of teicuing the 27 men on board. I: waa remarked tt Kiog Eiward'a funeral tbat King Alfonao of 8palo looked very ill, and acccrding to the Mtdrid correspoodert of tbe Loadon Dally Newa, his app.'arance did not belle bia condltion, wbich ia canalng conaiderable aoxUty to court officiale. William H. Hoover, fgul Ol) yeara, bia aon Wallace, aged 30 years, and v?altSt Webber, aged 22 years, all reaidentaol Oamden. N. J., werednwned early yeaterday when a 20-foot lauocb wbich ibey were takiog from Oamden to Wlldwood csptiz d at tbe entraoce to (Jape May harbor. Olad only in a nigbt robe, Mra. Wil? liam 8troker, 43 yeara old, yeaterday commt ed auicide by throwiog heraelf in frjnt of a train in Oblcago. 8ne bad apparently left her bed and Lnrried to tbe rallroad track. Ber body waa badly maneled. 8be is believed to bave been tenr c )rari'y deranged. For aome aa yet unexp'ained reaaon, Harry 8.one, aged 29, laat nigbt eniered the bome of Warreo 0. Pearmao, in U.ltlmore, and at'.empt*! to kill Pear man'a two danghtera by ahoctiog. Tne victima are: Mra. Orace Wolf, aged 22, ahot in the pltot tbe abdomeo; condltion criiics1; Misa Roae Pearmeo, aged 2(i, bit in the left hip and tbrocgi tbe left foct, condilioo aerloua. Io the Honae yetterday cfTirla Io bave the canteen re-reetabllahed Io aoldlers' hnmea were defeated by a vo'e of .r>l to 17. Repreaentative Thomaa, of Nortb Carolina, delivercd a apeech orgirg fav oiable action on the bill profldii>g for the erett on of a mooument rt Gu Iford Osort Hoaae, N. 0 , to the memory of Geo. Nttbaoiel Greeoe. Annuncement waa raade at tbe Navy Depirtment yeeterday that of tbe 88 mpmbera of the claaa of mldahipmen of 1908 wbo failed on tbe recent examira lion for fioal gradaa'ion or trmotion to pnaign 74 will be cariied over aa <1< ficient, n be re-examiued on December 7, 1910. Eigh*. c-tdtti are to be dropped. 8afT'riog from a acvere attack of rh'ii mitam, Unitfd S:tt a S-jnator Bsrj - min R. Tillman, rf rtoatb Carolina, ar rived at AtlantaTbtiraday night aod waa >akrn to a aanitorinm f;r trta'tnent. Allhni^h at!l?ring conaiderally, Sjoi. tor Tiiman walked withmt aid to an aotomobile. A diapatch from L'ma, Pern, aaya ?o>tber large contlogn t of tbe army ia jiroceedirg to tie noithern frontier. Deapite cfficial aaearancra from Waab iogton tbat Peiu and Ejoador bave ac ceft.'d the arbitratioo of the Uoited Saea, Brez I and Argett oa, in tbelr bruodary diapate, the popalar oploion ia ih'it war ia inevitable owfog to tbe conditiona whlch E:uadcr iinpoees re |ap?c:iog roedlatloo. The s'ate encampment of the Grand Army of tbe Repoblic at Terre ihire, Ind , yeaterday adoj !>d 07 unanlmooa vote a memorial to ue National !?? campment pr< t'?;ing againat tbe plic.ng of thettttonof Oeo. Iiibert E. L?e io Htatuary II*U at Waahiogton. Tbe same mfmorial alao proteetci agalort tbe me of tbe J H'raon Davia ailrer aerrlce on the battleahip Miaaiiaippi. In in 1. al to abaorb ali tiefatti io the ca<e n jury to the Dia'rict (Joart at Sat Like yeitrday wtonly ru'i fied \U onn verdiitof guilty tul made it impoaeible for the proaecotioa to make OBta caae before anotber jury. J. M. 1) u'l, a droggbt, waa on trlal for a?l! ir.g I'qajoi vfthoal a licenae. Wbile de libe'a.ing fie JtJf a*ot for tbe txbibit, a fi .ek of whieky. When it waa rr toraed to tbe ciar'room Jadge Lswia noticed ihst it waa empty. il; rep rirmndfd nud dianaiaapd tbe jury aod n< t fied tbe defenae tbat a motion for a oew Irial woolJ be granteJ. The motion waa maleaod the atate will bave to diamiaa tieciaefor lack of lt* chief evidence. Implement Warehousea Ueatroyed. Minneapoiis, Minc, May 28.?A aerioua firp wbich hr^ke ont rarly today dralroyrd sereral of tbe largeit imple ui nt wfirebuMPB in the we t. Puroiog pmbpre were cgrrird over the raillirg dia!rict, rndangerirg I*. Tbe loes ia nt! ma'.ed at cooeldtrably more tbanf 1,000, ? 000. Balluon Latv's fn an Oak. Bsthany, Oonn., May 28.?The ba looo "Mtaaachuaetta" wltb Oharlea J. Glidden and Jaaon S Bdley, In tbe btaker, wbich aecended from Pittafield, Maia., early tjday, laoded in an oak tree on the farm of Dennia Mfg no near berc. Chancellor Remains in Offlcc Rerlin, M*y 2fc?Chincellor Betlmnnn Hn'l?et; reinain* in eaUw today, fnllowirg ypst-rdny's nj^'tion by the Vca*ian Hnuse (.(" Deputiea of the goveinrnent's Pruaa:an fiaaaJma l>ill. nmply i.e ??n?e of the dearih <.f | Gemian atateamaa of sufticient calibre to seeve at cliancellor. The < haneellor'a with drawal cf the franchiae bill aft?r Ita r.jectmn, ^-nt nne r f the worst delVnts thp Kovernrueit haaauatainei in years tin-', under ordilary rirroruttatic-p. would reault in the immed iate ovi-rthrnw of the chancellor. KEPUBLIUAN 0AUCU8. The repoblican Home cancns oo the piatal aavinga bank bill adjurned tt 11 o'clock laet oigbt untii nrx. Wedneediy night withru' havlng completed the bill Shartly after the caucaa convened it waa d<ctded to pa?a over w thott att on aec tion 0 of tbe Mll, relating to Ibe diepoai tfon of poatil aavinga depotltu Th'a a?c ion bai been the a:u nbllng block io tbe way of a cau-us agreement, bat it ia exp*cted it will be diapoaed of Wedoei A t o:h of rheuma.ism, or a twloge of oeoraig'a, whatever tbe trouble is, Obamberlain'a Llnlment drivea away the pain at one* aad tu'rs tbecomplaint .,?irkly. K.rat applicailnn gives relief. B M ry W. F, Oreighton & Uo. and Richard (tibaon. Prompt relief io all caaeaof throatand Inng troable it ycu nae Obamberlain'a Ooogh li'ta'dj. Pleasant to take, aootl' iog and healiog io efleit. Sold by W. F. Oreigttao A Oo? aod Richard Oib soo. j IHE RAILROAD BILL. Tbe aorprfa? io tbe railroad blll siUa tioo Io tbe Seoate yeaterday cime jia' before tbe clcae of tbe aeaalon, when ao amendment placlcg t Irpbooe acd tele graph companifa uoder cootrol of the Ltratate Commerce Oommlaaioo aod giving to tbe commltsioo powtr f? regn late ratea waa rproog upoo tbe Ssoate aod adopttd almott before the regalar leadi ri koew what had been djne. Tbia ia the aame proTialon tbat wis pot ioto t'te Hoaae bill, aod a'rong op poaition irjm tbe Aldricb-Eikiot forces wbb anticipated. At tbe t me the Htu'e adopted thfs fcatare it waa pre did d georraily that it wculd oot go tbrcujh the Seoate. The actioo yeater? day makea tt certaln tbat It wili form a part of tle bill ae fioally reported from the cooference commlttee, A'ter tbe Djlliver ameodmeata refer rlog to tbe pbyaica! valnattoo and atock aod bond featarea had beeo voted duwo aod moat of' tbe seoatora thoogbt tbe fioal ?ote oo the bill waa comiog. Seoa* tor D.x'.n ofhrcd tbe ttlepbooe and telegraph amendment. The eec'.lon was a loog jne, re-eoattiog part of tbe prea ent law and addiog telephone aod tele griph compaoie*. Seoator Lidge im m?diately prjtett)d. He ioaiated tbat it waa nt t posaible for tbe Seoate to di gea*. tbia amendment, covering oioe printtd pages, io ao aboita time, aod demaoded tbat ao ar'joarnment be taken Ia order tbat aeoatora migbt iotelligeotly a.ndy it. Mr. Dixon explaincd the amendment, bat waa uaable to cooTioce Mr. Lodge aa to ita aimpliclty, Seca tora Bacoo, and Hale likewiae thoogbt it rtdicalooa ti aak the Seoate to att at ooce on ao amendment of tbia aort wlthoot tulcieot time for ita conaldera t'oo. A mct oo waa made u lay the amendmAQt 03 thetable. Thla waa lott, 37 to 22. Agaio Mr. L>dge ioaiated opon adjou-nment, bat the Senate de clined t* acj urn. Mr. Dixon tbeo aald that, aa the otjsctlon appeared to be to the length of tbe amendment be wrud accept ?b a anhat tate one prepared by 3<nat ?r I a Fdle.t', s!atiog tbe c&se in a few wcrda. Mr. La Folle't? preaeoted hfa sabnti lote, which aimply provlded tbat the telepbone and t'legrtph companies be piaced ander tbe jarisdlction of the com miaaioo, He accepted an amecdmeot from 8eoa!or Hjyburn, exclndlng "wire leia," because be aaid he did not dealre toargin the qw?8tioo, aod wlthoir. ic tending to rerlect opoo anybody he be lieved it imporiaot to tbe country tbat the vole on the amendment be taken at once. H? inlmated that if tbe matter waa allowed to go over ontil tamarrow the corporatlons wculd exert preaaore to defeat it. 11 ia promptacceptaoce of the li-ybaro amendment left the chair nrthing ic do bu pnt tbe queation. The Amendmeot waa adopted witbont a roll call. Thia ia tbe fint amendment to the bill emanaiiog from Ihe Innrgetil repobll cana tbat haa been prrmitted t) go tbrm^haa prrpoaed. Every time Mr. Aldrich haasrenthit he coald not de feat tbe inaurgent propoeition be taa managed to have a aohatitate or modi (kd form come fnm tbe democratlc aide, and baa led tfl the roll call by vo'ing for it himaelf, thna robbing the insurgenta of the. fall crr-dit. Thia time, bowever, Aldrich left the Bensti before (be amendment came op. Nor waa the a* ii e Orane in the cbamberit the time, Ualp, L'dje rntl Elkins foond thcm aelvea inadrqaate to cope with the aitoa tioo, and it weot tbrough. The Dolliver at' ck and bond and pby alcal vaiuU on amendmenta were elaagh (ered. A feadiro of this drb?ti waa tbe division on tie d^mocratic nide. On the pbyaical valuation feature, Sauator 8'ooe statpd that, while be ocnued tbe lillasa whole, he wcu'd aupp;tt tbe amendment, bictiue It wa< in accord with the democratic pltt'orm Seor.lor Newlaoda tuppoited biru io tbis, wbile ivoatora Rayner, Bailey, and Hugbea took Ihe pppoa t! views Mr. Rsyner agaio attscked the atock and bond propr-sil* upin the groood of tleir nnconel tti'onality. Mr Rtyner alao denied that the demo? cratic pla iform contained aoy aocb p'elge, and Mr. I'lwhca asant d tbat ib?re wa; not bo rru b ?* a bir t to that ? !t'ct in the plat orm. Mr. Stone re plipd 11 both Hughea and U?yoer. in ai-t ng tiatlhe proviaion waa io accord with ibe platform, acd tbat he had no d ubt of ita conatitntinnality. The amendment waadefeatcd by a vote of 46 to 19. Immediately afler Ibe teltphone acd ttlegrrph amendment bad beto adoptPd 9 nator Brown offered an amendment problbltirg any railrnad frrm arqulricg it ck Io a cninpi t ng railrcad. A aimilar prc v.aion waa put into tbe bill in the Hous'v Mr. Brown argaed that thia waa a aimple propositioo !b?t abculd rot re qalre argomcot. The "old gnard," how ever, refuted to agree to aoy further amendmentaand Benator Lodge renewed bia motioo to adjjrn, wbich waa carried. 8'nator Aldrich left Waahington early io the afternoon and ia not expec' ed back uatil Tu;aday. It waa hoped that tbe final vcts on tbe railrnad bill could be takcn today, bot Mr. Lorlmer declined to poalpooe bia apeech of defeoae againat tbe bribery chargcs made agaioat him. Mr. Liriraer waa achedaled to apeak, and it ia onderatocd that it fa hla loteotion io cooeome tbe bett?r part of the day. If '.hla ia ao, it will not be poaaible t) get tbrough witb tbe bill Scnatua Orane and E kina, aa well aa Oammina, Dolllver aod t lbjr?, are boxIoub to gft tbe bill out of tbe way aa apeedily aa poaaible. WILL FIGjir EXTRADITION. George Wa8hln|t >o Thomaa, arrested atMarlbon, Ulater connty, N. Y , aa "Old Srootcb," wbo detect>fa aay waa the head of a baod of aoothern baggag.* thlpvea, foogbt agaloat extradittoo U Virginia yeatetday aftemoon. il; baa been Indicted fn Virginia and Gjrernor Ho?hea baa i?u?d extradition psprra H a lawyera obtaloed a writ of hab aa corpna upon tbe priaoner'a affldarit tbat oever had beeo in Virginia, aod waa nni tbe peraoo waotfd tbrre. Tbe hearlog waa aet for next Friday, tbe jadg* n foaing to adm't tbe priaooer o bal>. Tbomaa w;a arreated at hia eoootry home where be had been llving aa a gen tlenaao farmcr. He ia cbargrd witb bt ing leader of the gaog tbtt marie Ita headqoaifra in Ricbmpod, aod b> meana of franduleot beggage ihe ba 11 cefdfd io get iog away with 1200,000 worth of baggage. J. aod f. Crudn'a Fioe Lnatral Oolt aod Blick Ruaiia Laaitaola Punpa anr> Oxforda. W.Mt aod Taro'a price $| OO; oor prloe $4 00. J. A. Maraball &b>., 422 Kmg atreet. BOARD OF ALDERMEN. At an adjourned meetingof the Bo\rd of AI '?"".>" .?ofnh*.u ^JtfAlexandria, Va.. held aaay n, 1?10, thera were pretteut uJ" K nNi', ?urt,!n' e*l- p"M"dent, and Meaara. Rrill, Marbm-y, hallauger, Field and ritzgeraid. An ordinance for impiainu and <v?Mecting hceneea within the citv ( f Altxaudria, Va', for the vear rommencing Junc 1, l'jio and' ending May 31. 1911, rereiv-d from the Torr mou Council May 24 1910, and lad over, waa read the se<v nd and third times and paaaed? ayes 6, noea none. An act to appropriate a part of the city r*yenuefor ihe tiacal year euding May 31, 1911, rtxeivd from tbe Coni non Counsil May 114, 1910, and hid owr, waa lead the fecond and third tiuiea and paated?ayea 6, noea nore. A resolution to make a temporary loau to pay overdrafs on the City Treaaar?r on ac conntofthegeneral find for the fisod year ending Way 31, l-Jlo, and payiog warranta forihe hr.tiixorten dajaof fitcal year l.e ginuingJune 1. 1910, aud anthorizing the * inance CommitUe to borrow $5 000, waa re ceived from the Cjuimec Council and laid over. On raotion it waa decided that when the I'oird aijiurned it be to ueet on Monday, May 30, 1810, nt ll:tf> t'c!ock a. m. The board then adjourned. J. R, N. CU?T[N. Preaident. Testa: LUTHER II. T1I0MP3ON, Clerk. JUDGE TEB1H 8TRUCK BY OAR. Julge Richard H. T-sbbs, of Leeaburg, wia probably fatally irjtired io an acc'dent in Beventh it eet, juit aou h ol <i atreit nortbweat, Waablbgton, yiaterday aft?r noon, at 4.40 o'clock. II3 waa knrcked down aod drag^ed aeveral yards under the feoder of a nortibouod car of the Oapital Tractoa Oompiny, and waa picked up u icinscioas aod >akeo to the Homeopalhic ll)spital. His conditoa ia critical. Jadge Tebba sofiered ? d uble ora poond fractore of the booea of both legs, a badly rpraiord left aokle, the fracture of aeveral ilba on the le!t aide, and numen in w u ida on the head and face. Tbe hospital phyaiciaoa say the fractorea aod otber wouoda are not neceaaartly fa'al, fir. tbat tbe shock, ctupled with the age of the patienr, aod the po?sibility of ioteroal ir juriea, make hia condilion of tbe moat aenoua na ure. At tbe time of the accldeat Jadge Tebba, arcompaoied by Mr.R U L Mon <u'B, of Roaalyn, h's !aw partncr, and J |I. Marray, of Iiall-t m, interealed witb Julge Tebba io YVaahiogtm rea! eitate, wbich they Infpected, was ctosaing ^eventh itreet, wbere rxcavations for a new tu Iding are beiog made. Julge tebba waa io advance of Mr. Moocore and Mr. Marray, talking on bosioeas ma'.ters. He fail.'d tonct'ce tbeapproach of a car, when he .tpprd to Ibe middle of the traok. 15 foie hia friendi could warn hioi of danger, and before tbe mo t irman coald apply the brakea, the car v.rook Jndge Tebba II i waa lodged againat the fender, fo.it ahead of the mud gnard in frontof tie wheela. Jud^e Tebbs is 55 years clJ, and a na tive of Leeaburg. He is a memberof tbe law finn of Moncure A Tebbs, of Lees burp; tbe law firm of Moncure, Tebbs & (lains, of AlexanJria county, and the real estate firm of Leeth & Tebbs, with oificrs at Leesburg aud Heaailton. Ji.'dge Telibs was jndge of the County C >urt of Loudon couuty from 18S5 until !?P5, when county courts were a'aol'sh. eii. For several years he was a cotnmlasion tf of chancery and examioer of the ju <licial records of hia county, as well a-i the* couuty of PautqoJear, of wbich War rtntrn is the aeat. He is a aon of the late Oarles B. Tebbs, a lawyerof prom inence, Jiilge Tebbi ii ia tho Himeopatbic llMpital tiday, wltb several bonea In hia leg fracturrd and oumerciii cu a and bruis?a abont tae bead aod body. Dr. Wiliiam P. Oarr, who ia atteodlog tbe ju Ige, aald today that ao far aa he had i/een able to aacertaio bs baa oo ioteroal !?? jiriea, and biacoodition ia aefarorable aa could bs expected ooder tha circum rtiQcea. TWO YOUNG WOMEN KILLED. A pretty young girl, who wa9 to have become a bride in less than a week, and her tnaid of honor were inatantly killed, and the beat twan and the matronof hon? or wereseriously iujtiredearly yeeterday morning near Logan, Ohio, after a nnd night dnner given by the bridegroom to-be, when an autotnobiie in which the four were driving leaped over a 15-fool (.liilMiiktnent, tuming completely over. Mias LUy Wright, who was to wed Frcd Atnbroae, of Union Puroace, next Wedneaday, together witb Miss Florrie Newman, Will Snyder and Mra. Jessie Ooss, tnatron of honor, drove to the iiance's horne for a Ute dinner. There wtre a number of enests, and the coni pany did n >t break up until long after midnight. The four tben starte<l home intheautomobile, theyonng woman foid ding her nance goodn'gbt. Tlie niybt was extreniely dark and the road rouvb. Snyder lost bis bearings and not seeitlg a sharp turn in the road, drove the car straight over a high em bankment. The two youug wottien clung to tbeir seata and were crushed to detth instantly beneatb tbe car. Snyder aud Mre. Ciross were hurled through the air 50 feet. He is believcd to be fatally injured. YOUIH KILLED. In tbe presence of bia aiater, Oora May Powell, 1G yeara of age, Oiaade T. Powell, aged 18 yeara, was ahot four tlmea Tborsday nigbt in Daoville, by Arthnr Webb, a joath of abcutthe aame age. Powell died yeaterday aa a reault of bia wouoda, The ahooting octured Io tbe froot yard of tbe home of Eliaha T. Powell, faher of tbe elaio boy. Ycuig Webb waa leavicg aftrr takiog Mlaa Powell home from a bazu. Olande Powell, it ia alleged, followed the palr, Webb clalma that Powell, wbo or j?c ed t) bia alt.'ntiooj to bia aiatir, atrock him on tbe bra 1 aeveral t mea with a e'.ick before he fired tie plstol whlch he carrled, he aaya, became oher boya io the neighborbood were jsalooa of hia attect'oca to tbe glrl and bad threateoed to "rock" him if be viaited tbe booae So far aa can be learoed, the glrl waa ihe ooly wltaeaa to tbe abootiog. Webb ff ed, bat was arreated ab ut m'Jnfglit. Hla victim made oo a.ate m?ot before dyirg. Laola Blerkt t)day rlcw io hls mor. oplane from Tonrg Fraoce, to Etanplee, niod/miles. Tbe flghr was nct timee*. Prof. Robert Kocb, the famona bac teriologiat, died at Baden Ba leo, yeater? day afternoon from a disease of the heart. Prof. Dr. Kol>t Kocb, one of tbe greateat bacteriologista of his lime and famous through hts diacovery of the gerrasof cbolera, tnberculojis andother fa'al diseaaea and by originuing the "Iymph treattn*nt"now so succesafully employed in combatting tubeiculoais and otber gertu diseaaea, was born a' C'auatbal, in Hanover, cn December n, Virginia News. Peler Sellera, a wealtby farmer of Riverbank, Rckiujbam c. uity, com mit:ed ao cide yeateiday by cuttiog bis tbroat witb a MfMT. "rioy" Broadwlck, the 14-yrar-old glrl aerotiatt, wbo baa bfen makiog H? ceoaione doriog taiolval wetk at B istol, dcBC'ndcd apoo tbe roof c f a griet mtil yesterday ?.f:rrnooo aod fell two 't <i\tr, braakiog ber arm aod acttaioiog other loju:le'. Mr. E j*h Bayliaa McDjoald, of Waahlogtoo, and M n Fiorence May Royaton, daugber of M-. Juho F. Roy aton, a prcminent Oiarke ccunty farmer, wframarred Wedneaday afternoon at Wayaide, the bome tf the brlde, oear Berrj v lle, bv R:?. Dr. Juliao Eroaddaa, paatrr of tbe B rryvllle B.ptiat Ohorch. Oapitalia' of Waahlog oi, li Himore and Weat Virginia have (.urchaaed the Americao Savioga Back, of Roaooke, and will rprrate it aa a catiooal baok with a capital atotk of a faalf millioo dollara. 0. T. P. Ocoper, of Sdem, will be preaideot of the new ioati'u ico. Dr. G.'orge N. P. Oole owoed the ma jority of the ttick. Five oegro b)ys of Rlcbmood have beeo charged with crimioally aaaiu tlna; a little wbite girl, Ro?a Bowlea, aged 9, and tbe arreat of Aaron Browo, 14; William Ori fnden, II; Armletead Oar. ter, 15, and I'tclm B adahaw, 15, baa beeo mnde, while a fi ti ooe ia atlll at large. Browo atoutly deoiea hia gu'lt, but it ia reported that Oritteodeo, tbe yoangeet, bas made a confeuloo impll c t ng bimaeif and tbe others. The qaeen of a glpsy camp died at Ottibioe oear Harriaooburg, yeaterday. Waiviog tbe utual (u?tom of g'pty fuo eralB, Rev. J. W. Wioe, a Daokard miniater, waa called io to perform the burlal aervicee Immsdiatily afterwari tbe membera cf tbe camp bnrned all of the qtieen'a belocglng, Ineioeratlog a fery costly wagoo, her tent, all her clothea and then b pr chloroformed ber borae, which waa a fioe aoimal. Tbe qaeen'a maideo name was D^liie Stanley and ahe marrled Obarlea Keily, oear Front Rajai. BLUEFIELDS BLUFFS 8URREND ER8. At 6 o'clock yealerday mornlog Bltir fielda Blufli surrendered to the forcea of Preaideot Madriz, after a feeble reaht aoce by the Iro'pa commanded by Gia. Z^ledon, ooe of tba revolu ionary lead era. The extaot of the damage doae it oot known, but oo Americao livta or property auffered. S oor Don Luia F. Cor:a, repreaeota tive at Bloefielda of tbe Madriz gorern meot of Nicaragaa, baa become p>raooa noo grata with tbe U 8. State Depart mert by bia activity io aiding 'n tbe work of fltting oot the ttiamer Veoae at N<-w Orhaoe aeyeral weeka ago. It ia ooderatood that S.-cretary of Sttte Koox ia incenaed. LOOKINli BACKWARD. All quiet along tbe Pi t imac tonlghf; Oae dreams of tbe long ago pitket, Who paced to and fro t II he paled fn Ibo light Tbat fhehed from a Ltr-away thicket. Ail qtret along 'the Potamac tonlgbt? Pale wraiih o'er tbe battlefleld eighlog ! Tby ateed was so prr u 1 and tby ahteid waa a i brlgbi, Haw aad waa (by glory in dylog ! All quiet along the Potamac tonlgbt,? "sisil on," tay* the pitileea rlver, "The end of t>ach fraii iittle bark Ia Ia alght B'jt I abal. flow onsrard forever !" M?y 24 Camkron. TELEORAPH1C BREVINRS. The Agnew blli, prohib'tlog the pob licatlon of betiing odda on bora9 racea falled to received theapproval t I'.he New York Aasembly ni'ea commi.t e. Jchn II. Whitiemore. millloralre, dlrector of tbe New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, itt reeted in namerrn other noaocisl pnj'ttj aod one of ibe leading philantbropUta of Oonnecticut, dled m Idenly at bia home at Naugituck, Oouo., today, of beart diaease. Another I r?nt-< Innuel Fllght. Dover, Eopland, M iy 28 ? Gbariea 8tewatt Rolle was txpected to ett.t on a roond trip trana cbannei aeroplane rl gbt from D"ver to Oalsi?, wi'hot t aligbtlog, thia afternoon. At Calais Hnbert La tbam had hia Antioioe't? moooplaoe ready for a fl>ght to Dover and rttirn and the poBiibility of hia mld-iir meet ing betwe?n the tvo, above the Eoglfsh Obanoel, Jbrought large crowda to both ihe Freoch and Eagliah aborea. Rolla ttirted oo a almilar trip yeitv day, bat a de'ec'. io hia Wright biplane forced bim to descend before reacblcg the cbanctl. The Ruicart priz? (f $2,.000 goea fs the one who 6rat roakes a r ? n ld tlp acroas tbechaooel witbin 21 houia. Deatb S nteoce Pronouacel Vionoa, May 28 ?It waa reported taday tbat a deatb seoteoce bad beeo pnaed upon Llerjteoart Ad'lph Ji f ricbter, wboae trial before a milltary ccurt oo a cbarge of p?ieoniog officers in the Aastrian army were ahead of hia Ia tbe iioe of promotioo rnded t >dsy. Hofrichter coafessed bia juiit a mooth ago, bot as tbe rrliose waa pnniahabfe * by deaih it waa necessary ta procced wilh hia trial. Tnc trial waa cotdncfed aecreily. Tbere are ooly two seiit<ncc* paa?ible io auth a caae. De< ii and life impriaonment. Another Diacovery Newark, N. Y., May 23-l'homaa A. Kliaon, tbe "efecirlcal w zir.i" asld to? day that he has aaccceded io prodoclog t moviog pic ure pbotographing macbioe wbich will take pictor a io ibe'r nan-el col)rs, the pxperlmettt abowiog soeh reanlia as to warraut tie Invettor say ing tbat aimoat aoy day woold aee ita perfectioo. Will Not Operate on h'a'sei'a Hand Berlin, May 28.?Doctora annouoce tcday tbat it ?ouU w t t<e lc esaary U> operat. on the k?in?r'* ngbt hnti<<, on uliir-han ab-re a ha* formed, r.Hulting fraa the r ita of an in 1 he hand ia kept beavily ponlticed. Dar.ng tbe kaieer's incapifation IVowa Prinre Fredeiick will ?,igu all ttata docv menta, Flight Poa'poaeJ. Albaoy, N. Y , Mjy 28.-G!fnoH," 0:jrti?8 dld not ttt in bia aerop.ace from Albaoy io Nt w York today. He waa at '?be it<rtiog point all r'gr t, gave hia ma ihice an orerbaniing, got Inlo bia ?flafor'a oatume aod aeot Mra. Omtta *crra tbe river Io wbere a apeclal t<a!o ?aa io waitiog to foilow bim. He de? clared wettber coodittoos Ideal.