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WBDN-9PAY i vknjn'Q. nov. An' entire page ol one ol tl"- New York pap.-is ol laai B voted to aceoea following t! nation Ol P 14, 1865, and apcculation on Ibo linal disposition of the body ol Wilkcs Pooth. Tlie write other thinga, BI Nitie .l.iys alu i i''!'- ? ? " ,; ; Booth laydead in ??' tbe Qarrett larm in I Va. Ho had made g< ' ?' bia ' from Waahington bj hard acroa* the Loug I tbe Potoinaf, ewtnging aride in wild oonntry with 01 rup and ihe oth brokeo. At Alexandria ibi membei wt again ba presae ! on ii That Booth left Waabioa OppO.site <]::? did not eacape ovei tbe i int'i Virginia. Hc made his ?? tlie Navy Vard bt ton into Maryland, wl iet by Doctoi Mud I wards aenl to tbe 1 bia aerricea to the Babeeqnently ?' - 1 the 1>M' and went to tbe ' be was abot todeatli iu n I ifroiftg Sereral jreara ag Obio newepaper i-iaited I'pon bis retiirn to his I; teiiipled lo write a descri] li m ol the dual tragedy al the Marshail Hoi May _4, 1861, He | by aaying tbat be bad come lo 11 for tbe expr_? purp writin? true aeeouol ol tbe killiug ol Ell and Jackaou. After de* ribing worth's procedure in telry and taking p federate llag, tba writer wenl on that Jaeksi.ii emi rgi d ni i !|i ood ehot the colonel ?'<? ture Jackson waa abotby Bei ton Oprbetl Tbe latti ? will I BBBMnbeaed, killed B ? th Jai l >n bav iug been ahot l>v Corporal Efrownell, ol tbe New Xork Fii _____ are many ? cent election, and nunibers ol ri cans heretofore prominenl in tlie oottBoUa ol tbe nation had tl prostrat.-.l. Maaaacbi now in Waahington Lodge will n-k deleal foi i be remaini in tbe cot Friends a* a/ell aa op] ol Mr. Ixxlgo eharaeteriae th c-te for bim. One ol thi politieian- in the M gation aaya: It is a queetion ol how m m publifHiis will go into a ' aui us seuatorsbip. Nobody knoa The repablicana hai ouly 27 on joinl :ir?' nnderatood to be less there are enough willing lo : acaueus for Lodge to bind the the party, il l""1-- k'ery doleful ' Ixxlge. At preaenl il look there will be hardly ? nouali ii to aot, if Lodge remaiin in l Then- u atronj opj il out Maaaachusetl intends toto-rtl whom be wants lo mi el in ioinl The caucua is noi tolx i illed until thi Legislatme in.its in J iDu. tbat time bis opponentu beli ],odge will witbdraw from the H? now believee he can pull thi out, but tbe currenl is Baid to l* ning too atrongly agaii il i dore Booaevelt'a firsl c ni polities aince tbi the Btfa inatant, waa day Witb l.odge on the tbe latter's campaign This is believed to be a bad onien foi l.odge. /_ Simnutaareezpensiv. of tbe striking garmeiil worl dotb.ng firma involvi the Chicago Common ltoui il au a peaee commitb ? to end the atrike, which I cost approximat. $7,500,000 in buaini n aud bas 15,000 tamiliea, many ol whom want at Ihe advenl ol winti i the boliday aeaaon will ' - period to aajoh,_ In ra aaeaaai being paepered, Preei lei urge tbe passage ol a p> ni meut bill for civil employi II hkely tha he wdl advocate any pai-S ular bill, but will leive t1 the matter to < though sonie people want to mak< country one of pensi inere. Accobpino to a diM ateh Iron York. publiabed ol- tbe Gaxettc Dr. Cook in a Wl ment, says be waa ' hall be imagined he rea North JPolc. In by gono days aome ol the ?14 scbool of colored people, wben *hey "expsrionccd rcligion. ' made fiaita to TarHius. They recouuttsj t'-.eir imaginary obsuvations so that they beiieved tlicm. Dr. riail to the North Pole, ac cording to his own admissiona, must ? ike ita place with Mabomet'a journcy to heaven while aatride of A I Borak and Baron Muncbausen's the Ifortli Htar and moon. IOM g ASHBSTGTQy iua oflico today announced Btiumflration for Minnesota an I T Minneaota, 2,075,708, e. _'l 314 or 18.6 per cent. dinneaota one additional ii. Teonasaaa, 2,184,789, i . *, 17.*. or 8.1 per cent. . gatn is not 8tifficient to give lier rougiBBBuaan. 1 i honestly Lelievo that Dr. Cook is iblic taket and is trying, through i.,ii, t<> rebabilftata himself in i!e- good gracea of the American id Preatdent Gannett of the il Giographic Society today, ther, I do not bclieve that Cook ioe. "I am sorry but I think he will a icceed in a meaauro in re^aiu bo confidcnce of the American t auae iboae arbo tirst welcom i with open arroa arill now accept thal he araa insane at the le his claim in good faitb." itate ol Vfaat Virginia today ; ed <-f being utirepresent ? i intbeupper bouaa when Congress nexl Monday. Doth senators are ill and tbeir oonditkma are auch as ,i in. Benatdr Scott ia at the \\ illard Hotel Buffering with a . akdoarn and ulcer of tho >,. Benator Elklna, who is at : o Iie in a very serious ui .le-jiite the cncouraging re convalescence. Senator D lition ahowedfOflM improve loday. in hia case there is no liate daoger.but tho possibility of L-omplicationa eauaea apprebenatoa. It y thal he arill bc able to at tend tli" opening session of Congress. I.ikms' case the reports are ing. Hia phyaiciana say of ii, i.tlly that he is improviog, but otheis ui n position to know aoroethiog of the mdition do not t.tke this op timistic view. They *ay that improre ineiit i- doubtful and this is borne out by the fact that protraotad coneulta b) phyaiciana have been held wilhin Ihe last day or laro. A warning agaiust Ihe prcdating of . I iding by railroada was iaaued [nteratato Comruerca Commis : ,. An order iaaued by the nissiou last January called the Bt n of the railroada to the fact thal a faNe entryaa to dato, upon n bill ol a misdemeanor and that criniin.il action would bo brought guilty ol tbe offence. itain railroads at 1 othei pointa are issuing ling Bhowing a date prior to n whii li shipping instructions are I by a carrier. Loss to buyers of freighl resultsaod tho commission : the railroads to obey the ? il businei " was the etrand which McOrea, of the Fenn B lilroad.declared brought him to Washington today for aeoofaranoe u iili Pi >aident Taft. Tbe railroad i . iuld not be coaxed into a .ii ol what was ineant by per Aaked as to his opinion c inditiooa.and particohirly \ iow of James J. Hill'a Mi i rea i tid: "Paopht ad the nowapapera have just as lion regarding mattera as [l wa conjectured here that McCi i aougbl the president for some ti in hia inesaage toquiat busi ii, I alao thal ba diseussed the of tbe railroad securiti^a com ? u, I ! ,v found Prasident Taft still ? i in his library working his on i ingreaa. The cabinet ;: j) istponed frorn yesterday to ? again put olf togive him i r timo in which to dictate. He to in lude in his meaaage a state im nl ahowing aweeping eoonomiea in ippropriationa aaked bylnecabi to aerve as a foicword to i,;? to Congreaa thal there most ;. hmeiit all along the I; w is learned today that Presi i rdera to all Oabtnet incinbeia that their estimatas must be reaulted in a lopping off ?>f iggregaliog $14,000,000. ed with thia rt sult, ihe president reitoratcd his command with the ? , ting atill further eoonotny. f.,; i i Peary is willtng to lion to the jiidgment of ii people, ns auggested by |1 Cook, in his confeasion, regarding the world tvidc North Pole controrersy. culiation and without of pitV for liis falleti n the eonlest for the glorv ng the pole, Peary today ; i ik'aappealforsynapathy. ihe l nited Presa dispatches, ? lok'a confeasion, arara lo Peary, he read them eagerly i hat ?? ibaolutely no corn !;,?." Peary was aeated at hV in ihe offlce aa expert uaval i i partment of Justice. mination to give no I ? ttion, there was a tbal aei med ti> say: What the Bhippers aak from the rail ;- nol higber apeed but greater irity in delivering of frcight, said i?. O. Ivcs, of th-. Boston Cbamber of Commerce, at the rate baaring before ite Commerce (Vmmission !,.- expressed the opioton is could save muoh . i . improving tlieir tartninala, he aaid, were ioadequate and in reforming antiquated metbodsof haud ? iiiiinals. George Nl .. ^ ?rk, President of tbe Ass i ition, which ia '? v lurcrsand dealers railroads, testified month uo new orders had in from the railroads and unless was a cbangc it would cause to a extenl a auapensioa of the rail rupply buaineaa. He hoped that hing would be d'tic to prevent a ii conditiona in 1908 when roally making thinga tba railroads, were walking the Fraab from N>w York and radiating ? amilo full of consciousness that he ?ie of tbe few rapublirnna aurviv party rattaatrnpha of November 8th, Kepresentative Sereaie Payne called at the White Houae today. He did not see tbe president, and would not hazard an opinion regarding the work of tbe coming aessiou. "Any body's guess of what we will do is as good as mine," he said. From Claud Graham-Wbite, the English aviator, President Taft, today received tho followitig telegram. "On sailing from your bospitable jhores allow me to thank you most heartilly for your kind appreciation of aeroplano rligbta. I trust that I may have the honor of demonstrating to you the rapid advance in the acience of avia tion on my return to the stato next year." President Taft today abandoned bia plan of repreaenting to Congress on tbe first day of tbe coming aession tlie names of his appointees to the Supreme Court and the court of cornmerce. Altbough he has been casting about for suitable men sincc early in tbe sum mer, the executiveis not yet ready deti nitely to announce his choice. His plan now, after disposing of his mos sage, ia to devotc two or three days to cmferences with ropresentatives and senators, and then pick out tho new ap-. pointees to the higbest bonch and the .omnierct, court. Already aome two hundred cendidates have been urged upon tho president. Theexerutive bas had prepared a careful statement, em bodying tbe record and qualifieations of each applieant. Next week be will roceive delegations which may desire iug to urgo candidates and talk tho matter witb bia frienda and advisors, and then retire to bis inner sanctum to pick tbe men. Aa yet the executive has an opon mind regarding men for the places but it is understood tbat be inclincs toward tho selection of Asso ciate Justice Hughos aa chief justice of tho United States. Hc also will become a succeas-or to Lloyd W. Bnwcrs, aolic* itor general. Harvey C. Millor, of I'liiladolphia was arrested at Savannah, Ga., today on a chargc of violatingtbo Klkin's law by accepting concessions in freigbt rates. Edward Taylor, a former well-known broker, committed suieido here ihta morning by inhaling gas. ?Vrll ol Krror Deii.iunre.l. [Speeial Dispaleli to tbe Qaaette,] Ricbmond, Va., Nov. 30.?The Court of Appebls today denicd a writ of error in tbe caso of Taylor vs. Wash? ington, Alexandria & Mt Vernon Rail? way Company._ linpaled by Hook in Bjre. York, Pa., Nov. 80.?Impaled in a most peculiar mannor upon a aharp hook in his fathor'a barn, Jacob Bnpp endured torribleagony until help came. Batm WM blundering tb.ougb the stablo in the dark when ho ran forcibly against tbe hook, upon which barnaai was hitng.' The steel point penetrated the lid over bis right eye and scraping along tbo boue of his forehead finally protruded from the skin moro than an inch above tbe eye. I'nable to free himself Bupp strue gled until his outcries attrarteJ atten? tion. Ho was found banging eonv pletely exhaustcd, blood streamin* from the wound over bis faco. The in jury is aaerious one, but it is not be? lieved that sight of the eye will be de stroyed.___^^_ (.Ii 1. Wed t<. *hlrk hrbool. New York, Nov. 30.?Now York's board of cducation is alarmed over the inereasing marriages of Italian girls, of lo vears or less, who become arirea with their parenta' consent in order lo avoid the compulsory education law. Edward B. Shallow, who is iu cbarge of tho department of compulsory education, said yesterday thal tifteen girls, all under 10 and several under 14, bad married and left school within tho last three months. Wbile being a wife does not necessarily exempt them from school attendance, the board iinds it diflicult to handle such cases. It is probable tbat tbe board will bold a meetiug iu tbe near future to discuss tbe situation. ^^^^_ ( ummuulratluDi C'ut ntt. Laredo, Tex., Nov. 30.- The abao lute culting off of communication with Matamoras, in tbe state of Tamaulipas, last night is believed bero to indicate tbat the . ity either has been . aptured by the rebela or that it has been se verely attaeked. There are two lines to Matamoras, botb of wbicb wero cut within five minutes of each other. Bttorta to restoro coiniuuiiieation have proven unavailing. There have been rumors for somo time that a revolutionary attack upon Matamoras waa contemplated. Auotbei lltinlt. Hong Kong, KOT. 30.-Tho lirst re volt against the new Portuguese rovolu tion is said to bave ooeurred at Macao, a Portugueso colonyjust below the city of Canton, China. News of the un rising bas just been received here. It is reported that aeveral hundred sol diors aud sailors joiued iu the revolt and there la iutense anxiety as tO tbe safely of foreigii residents. Tho revolt was startled bf tbe sailors ou a gunboat, wbo marcbod from their dock to the public square, where they tired three volleys, as a signal to the land forces. The troops iinmediately joiued them. The combined forcea marcbed to the Santa Clara conyent, driving the uuns away. The sisters were compelled to seek refugo in Hong Kong. The rebels then marcbed to govern? ment botise, before wbicb they plaeed rnnnntlf The governor was compel led b. listeu to tho following demands. Tbat he expel religious orders, increase the pay of the sailors, suppross certain newspapcrs and rectify many wrongs. Under thrcats, the governor agreed. Three Meo Drowned. Sault St. Marie, Mich., Nov. 21.? Three men wero drowned today when tha tug General, of the Great Lakes Dock Company, sank after colliding with the steamer Atbabascn, off Lime Island, St. Mary'a passage. duriDg a snowstorm. At the annual conference of gover nora hold in Fraukfort. Ky., yester? day Woodrow Wilson urged co-opera tion io the regulation of railroads and corporations by the stato?. Gents! Stylisb, up-to-date footwear adds materially to your appearance. We have the axclusive styles, such as THE HESS, REOAL, WALKOVER, BROCTON COOPERATIVE, 4c. J. A. MarebaU _ Bro., 422 King street, DR. COOK'S (.XFESSION. S_\? He was Hall-mai! when betoi; .iiin >i llini?clt hc luid DUcovcrtd tbe Pole?took *ayait would be luip.xdible tbr any Person to Demon?trate he rearhed it New York, Nov. 30.?Dr. Cook has made a written statement. He says "Did I get to tho Nortb Pole ? Per haps I made a mistake in thinking 1 did. Perhaps I did not make a mis? take. After mature thougbt, I coufess that I do not know absolutely whether I reacbed the pole. This may come as an amar.iug statement. but I am willing to startle the world, if by m doing I can get an opportunity to present my case. By my caso I mean not my caso as a geograpbical discov erer, but my caso as a man. Much as tho altainmcnt of the North Pole once meant to me, the synipathy and eon tiduncc of my fellow-men mcans more. "Fully, freely and frankhjr, I aball tell everything?and leave the de< isiou witb you. If. after roading my Btorj you say 'Cook is sincere and h half erazod by months of isolalion and liunger he believed that be reiiehe.i tho pole; ho is not a faker,' then I aball be satislied." Dr. Cook tclls his life story aud pie tures tho orerpowering ambition for exploration that boset him Until finally ii culmmated ia his effort to reaob the polo. Ho declares tbat at the timo he convinced himself that he bad discover ed tbo polo he was half mad. He spent two and onc-half years iu his qucst and during tbat period endured liunger and privation that, he saya, would uiibalance any inind. Cook declares that it would be inr possible for any man lo demonstralo thal be bad been to tho North Pole. He eharacterizea the far north as a region of insanity "where one cannot belicve tbe evideiices gnthcred by one's own eye." He says tbat he had always look.d upon the discovcry of the pole aa an :u?hievonieiit for bis OWO pcrsonal .-.aiis faction?forthosatisfaciioiiof B craving and desire tbat was gir.iter than any other factOr in his life. \\ ln n be found how treroendoua a aenaation bis statement that be altained tho pole created, ho was overcome with l>e wiklerment. Ono of tbe most remaikablo. faets brought out by Cook'a atory is tbe facl that all the time he has beefl away. with tha abreardeat newapaper men ln Ihe world on his trail, with nowaqepera offering sums that ranged into lln thouaanda for theallghteetdefinltenewa of his whereabooU, be has never woru \ diaguiae and has never taken uny un uaual precantion tocoocealbia i lentity. Oook will retorn to tho United States with his wifo and cbildreo, December 22, in order to spend Christmas among bis reUtirea Tlie CrGi* iu B-flaaali LoaMlan, WOT. 80,? Hie coming gen? eral electiona, witb the momentoua queatio?a they mnat dedde, have de retoped widcepread riolenoa througb ,,ut all of England and Ircland. Parti hhiis, realising tba aerkaaa imporl ol tha bopeodint haMo?ag, aeam nnabla to eontrol their passiona. The call for the general elections was met with an Bwnrecedentcd apathy in all England. Then, when thu people realixed that tbe whole (abrk of Kng lish goterumenl reated on thcoutcome. interest was awakoned to the fever pitch. Boorea "f meetinga were la-t night broken np with rk ient acenea and to day'a eampaigning is almoal daogeroua to tbe parliamentary candidatea, Boorea of "apellbindera" have been mobbed ia various parts of England, wbile many candidatea tbemoelvea have beenegged. Theee outbreaka are not limitad to any section, but are oceurrilkg everywhere. Home Secretary Winaton Churchill, who is taking B most activo part in the liberal campaign. has been made the special targe.t for persotial abuse and has been attaeked a number of times. Tbe feeling againat the young aecretary ii Bobittei tbat when ba apoka in Bhef' field today 500 special policamen had to form a aquare about bim and pro tect him Irom bia political enemies. The situatioii m Ir.land is eren more aorione, aofai aapbyaical rkdeoce ia conceraed. There haa not been a po? litical meeting al wbicb tbe Bedmoni t..-; and Ihe C'Hrieiiit.s have not claabed many llmee with aerioua ra suits. ^_ Tlie Trial ?l Ntsa l_ Klanr. Citiubridge, afaaa., Kor. 80.?!_? court room in West Cambridgc was packed today to overtlowing by thoee WbO believed that before the day ond.-d Hattia La Blanc, tbe little Prench-Oi nadian girl, would be freed of tbe cbarge of murderiug Clareiioe V. (ilover. They baaad their belief 00 the f:i? t that Judge Bond roled last night that Giover's Itatemeot "Hattie Lo Blanc shot me," was not made when ho was ni appieli.'tisiou of death. Jtadge Bdnd rafoaed lo allow Diatrict Attorney Higgins to uaa this etatemeot in hisopening addresa, and declared be might rule it out as evideno.; when the <ase began. Me announcod tbat he woald gi^e a final decWoa today. As sooii as court convened. Judge Bond ruled tbat the prose. ution might not bring out iu tcstimony the alleged "dying words" of Glover, in which the girl was cbarged with the shooting. Thi3 was generally regarding as moan ing the ev.nf.ial acputtal of tho girl. piead Not Oailty. Jersey City, N. J., Nov. 80.?-Jainea J. Gallagher, who attOt Mayor Q_ynee, of Now York, on Auguat '.?, in Hobo ken, today pleaded not guilty to indii t ments charging him with assaulting Street Cleaning Commissioner "Bill' Edwards and with carrying con. w.-apons. Gallaghers plea was made with the understanding that ho will be allowed to withdraw it any time and cnter a demurrer or ask for a tcst of -anity. No action was taken by Prose cntor Garven, on the iudictment charg? ing Gallagher witb astault and intent to kiil Mayor Gaynor. Gallagher's trial on the other two trials will take place before the end of December. Many school children suffer from constipation, which is oftea the catise ~j[ seeming stupidity at lessons. Cbam berlain'a Stomacb and Liver Tablets are an ideal rnedicine to give a child, for they are rnild and gentle in their ef feet, and will cure even chronic con stipation. Sold by W. F. Creigbton and Richard Oibson. ' NEWS OF THE DAY. Au at'.ompt to establish an aeiial intercity air liner servicc between big eaatern citics, with Atlantic City as its base, is uow practically assured. William F. Sheehati.it is announced, will be Tammany's candidate for Unitad Btatea aanatof from Xew York to succeed Depew. August Belmont testitied before the New Vork legisiativo investigation com? mittee, yesterday, denying that a cor ruption fnud of $500,000 had been aajaed by the racing intereate. A. D. Spear, formerly cashier of the Oberlin National Bank, at Detroit, looted, by Cassio Chadwick of $300,000 or more, died suddenly Monday night. Almoat a million dollnrs damage was done and the etitiro town of RutnmHs burg, I'russia, was illiiininated earjy yesterday when four lnige lanks con biining 2,600,000 gallons of gasoline explndcd. Tlie entire town was threat ened wiu. destruction. The price of coffee has gotie up two cetits on the pound ?tbe BSCOnd jump witbifl the past mouth. According to the wholesale dealers, the incroase will k<> higber, bacanae of the fact labt tbe dein.iiid is greater tliati the jiroduction. Si lney S. Wiliiams, 82 years old, will known M a clubman, of Washing? ton. was found dead in tho sleuping room of the Chicago Athletic Club, at Chieago, III., lato yesterday afternouti. Although Mr. Wiliiams' death was sup poeed to bave been eatjsad by apoplexy, the coroner is makitig an investigation. The m isl legislature of West Virginia will bi ssked topasea law aatablishing whipping posts. It is argued that tbe line and jail sentenccare not tho proper punisbment to suit the offense. A publie nogajng it i^ thought will be more effectire in reacbing tbe claaiol offendara that naed to bo reformed or deterred. After 50 years of scrvice asapas ; carriar on tbe Hudsoo river the historie okl stoamhoal Mary Powell is to ba retired at the ctoan of the 1911 river season, according to plans air ooooced by her owners btst night. The afary Powell in years gone bv was one of the fastast boatoanoal and was called the "Quaen of the Hudsoo." FHting ceremoniea will nsark her ratiracnant. l'ri/.e fighting rr-ceived a knockoul hlow in Oaklaud and Alanien i county, Cai., yeaterday, when tbe district attor ney i-"sued a notice that DO more prizo Ightiog would be allowed. According to him a prixe-fight is a contest in whieh onaol the flghtersia knocked out The grand jury will back up the district attorneyand will Indictnotooly Bgbtara and protnotars and acconda,but any Of the spectatora who can be so curad. A diapatcfa from Pekin aafa: Serious doubi thal th-> projected loan of $o0, 000.000 toChina by an Amarican li nancial ayridicate will be tinally con cluded ia Bxpressed in Pekin. Numer oua difficultiee hare Brisan.among them being Ibe uir.villiugiiess of China to ac oapl B loreign linaueial adviaer. With out such coiitrol, it is said th tt the protnoters are unwilling to proceed. The present 's recognhted as ? crucial pariod io the hiatory of China, If bor rowed millions are squandarad any ca larnity will be possible, even a revolu? tion and the partition of the empire. During a aoddan tempest in in the .ii Bea yeaterday a landiog stage on which arara800Peraiandockworkera was draggad from iis mooringa aud swept out to Bea. Tbe stortn > riolent that attexnpta it reacuowere fntile, aml all hope that ativ of thfc men will be saved has been abandooed, Bi oraa of alupe, aataral with their crewa on board, were aunk at their mooringa at different Caspian eoast towns. Sev eral towns along the coast were llooded the inbabitanta in btusdnua ofoaaefl being forced to take refuge ln hay stacks. The plight of the sufferers is pitiable, as intense cold hasladdeti to the general misery. Ili.usr ol (iuvernora. Louiaville, Ky.. Nov. 80, -The gov eriiors who cami: to rXentocky to oon fei on how tbe ship <?f state ahould be ptroted, bara Btartad ofl by jattisoning ? beary cargo of burning iaauaa and ii.. marrily aailing away on a placid i of tea parti -, banqueca ind reeep* tioor, The governors thus far have absotutely rafnsed to have anytbing to do with the iiscome tax which araa 00 the programme foi dtKnaason. They taboo also all public talk about the popular election of senatora whieh was likewise on the progrannue. The questions, they daclara, rarge close lo Ibe abore ol politica. Some of tbe western goferni ra who catne to tbe conferonce lo li*-Ip the sdrance of pro BinssirTl political ideas are wondering what they are here foi. 'Ihe governors of tbe weet expected to tell the governors of tbo east what tbe big arest tbinks of tbe big ia but tbe governors of the east who, as a committee on prooadura, oentrol the doioga of the conferetiee decided at the last momnit that theydidn't want b. talk about thase matters. And they bave also refused to discuss rotea for women and uuiform laws which the women want. The House of Governors has been the recipient of a bombardmeiitof letters from woman's suffra B organi/ations all over tho country, asking that they pleaso do lometbingor at laaat show where tbe House stands on tbe iasue. Tlie House dodiea Ibe iasue. 'The (luties of the governors are ex eeutire, not legislative,'' said G<;vernor WilflOO, ol Kentucky, explaining. Itseems to mc that tba <jucstions of tbe popular election of senators and the income tax ameudment are very im portant," said Gov. Eforrie, democrat. if Montana, later. There is a likelihood that an insiir gent movement may develop arnong the eastern governors who will demand that these issues be discu?sed before the governors slart for their homes. This morning the house of governors moved from Frankfort, where it held its first session, tolouisviile, where the remaining sessionsare to bc held. Gov? ernor Norris read a paper on conser vation from tbe states standpoiot, He favors state conaervation M against national conservation. He called the national cooservationists "faddists, ' and made the iasue state conaervation vs. national conaervation, sa one between the enat and weat. VIRGINIA NEWS. Captan H. B. Nelson, diod at his bome at Nelson, Sundays aged 74 years. He bad been in declining health for two yoars. Hc was a bravc Confeder ate soldier. Mrc. M. J. Mcliill, of Washington. has purchascd ihcestate in Prince Wil? liam county knowu as th? "Retreat.' Tbo price is utiderstood to bu about $500 per acre. Wbilo driving in his buggy yester? day morning B. K. Roberbson, a prom inont citizen of Richmond, was at? taeked by beart trouble and fell dead in tbe street. The bureau of drainageof the United States department of agrictilture will ?and a rcpresentative to Newport News early next month to study the problem of draining and reelaiming the swamp land in Warwick and Elizabeth City counties a few milcs north of tlfat city. Mts. Ada fjetffge Pilcbor.wife of Mr. Tbeodore C. Pilcber, died a? her home at Midland yesterday aud her funeral will take place tomorrow. Mrs. Pil? cber was a lady of extetu'ed ao.uain tance and her death will be greatly re grctted. (iitting off bis own hand witb a raaor after it had been cnished in a corn abredder yesterday, J. Bruce, Yaiighan. of F.tiroka Mills. Charlotte county, can.fully baa?aged tbe stump and calmly awaited the arrival of surgeon to put the linMiing touchea to the operation. Tbe draining of the Ricbmond reser voir, in which tho hat of Mrs. .lean atte Brown was on Monday night found, her umbrella being also found near by, is not .omplete. Two or three days will bo renuired to get aufficient water from it to dotermiue if the body is there. Two boya, William and Jamea Thomas, colorod, and aged 14 and 12 years. are sougbt by tho Ricbmond police for attemptiug to poiaon the family of a negro farmur. William Randall, by putting paris greeu into boiling I'. ef. Tho MaBaacbuaetta Baltlefield Com? mission has aeleeted a sito on tbe Crater battleneld farm, in Prince Qeorge county, a ahort diatance from Peteraburg, for a handaome monu inent to be erected by the atate ol Massaelnisetts to the meniory of tlie eoldiera of tbat atate who were killed in tho battle in front <>f Peteraburg. A. W. l-ink, a traveling aaleaman, repreaenting tbe Great Nortbern Man ufacturing Company, of Chicago, killed himself in the Shenandoah Hotel at Boanoke yesterday afternoon by tiring a bail into his brain. Where Link canie from is not known. He is said to have been driuking for sov eral days. Attorney General Williams has asked for tbe records in the recent primary election ouna in Norfolk, with a viow lo present the caso of tho Court of Appeals in order tbat it may be fully decided as to whether tho law corera frauds in tlie primariet, If the attor? ney general thiuk tbe lower COUlta have decided correctly he la not oom pelled t.i preeent the matter to the Court of Appeals but it is claimed in Richmord that the Jackson Wise caae that svas before the court was similar to the cases. and if that bo true tli attorney general will, of courso, aub* mit it. _ HO.llII VUtKt KS SALOON. A kidnapi?ing case, originating five years ago, in which tlie late Licuteuant Petrosino, who was murdered iu Italy, played tbe part of iuvsstigator, is be? lieved to have led ind.rectly to a bomb explosion in tbe early hoursof yostei day wbicb sbook up ono of tho most thickly populated blocks in New York, di 1 extensive damage and crcated a panic in the neighborhood. Tbe bomb exploded in tbe doorway of tbe Belia Trinaoria saloon. in the beart of tbe Sicilian settlement in Elizabeth street. It completly wrecked the saloon, the front of which was blown iriward, badly damaged adjacent itorea, burled sleepers in tbo tenemenhj above from their beda and cracked windowa for blocks around. Francesco Lo Barbera is theowner of tbe saloon. Ho had loft the place about half an hour beforo iho explo? sion. Yesterday be gavo the police bia theoryol the. aoiinua bohind the out rago. About live years ago, be said, his son l'iotro, 6 years old, was kid napped, and ha bas never beard from him. Tho police were notilied, and Lieutenant Petrosino worked ou tho case. Le Barbera received many letters tliixate.iiing his life if B large sum of money was not paid for the returoof tbe boy, but paid no attention to them, and it is believed by him tbat tbe kid Bapperaara now atarting in their re venge. <oi;rt of appkal*. The following were the proceediuga of the Court of Appeals yesterday llonsal against Camp, fully argued and submitted. Harris against Bbielda'a eiecutor, ar? gued and submitted. Harling's execulor against Ctimming nnd othera argued and submitted. Portsmouth Cotton Oil licfinmg Cor poration against the Oliver Refimng Company, partly argued and eontinued until today. The next case to be called. and proh ably the last. of the terni. is that of N'eblett againit Shackelton, sberiff, and others. No. 28 on the argument dqekat, _ MI/aTt PAV BLAYEK'SWIKK ?;l..'>00 The suit by Mra. Alta M. Ward, of Greenville, Ind., against the Terra Haute Brawittg Company, Claude D. Ifiller, a saloonkeeper, and DaviJ O'Doooall, his bartender, for $10,000 damngc. resulted in a verdict of $3, ?300 for the plaintiff. It was alleged in tbe siilt that the de fendiuts sold liquor to Mrs. Ward's buaband until he bccame intoxi^ated and 3hot and killed Tbomaa Mclntyre. for which crime he is now serving a life sentence in prison. The case came to that county from Marion county on change of venue. Coal Coke Wood Order your Coal before tbe advance at loweat lummer prlcea, Beat qiiality prompt dellvery and bottom prloe Phone 86. DaW, AITCHE80N, 107soutb Royal atreet, !?*? Wghting AnU-Gambititg BHla. New York, Nov. 30.?In addition to the so-called "siush fund" of $500,000 alleged to havo been raised by interests associatcd with racing to figbt the Hughes anti gambling bills, the or ganized racing associations _ aod the Jockev Club expended for "legal BSS> viees" in excess of $204,000 in oppos ing the billa. Thi* was developed by the New York Ipgislative gaaft investigating coinmit tco tcday tb.ough tho examination of former Senator William H. Reynolds, prasidant of tho Metropolitan Jockey Club, and Victor A. Schaunburg, aecrc tary of tho Coney Ialand Jockey Club "This is au amaeing sum to be ex? pended iu oppoWng racing legislation," said Judge M. Linn Bruce, cbief coun sel for tho committee today. We will call wituesses aufticient to tind out how this money could have been expended, as it seems inconceivablo that more than a quarterof a million dollara could havo been legally expended in llghting a bill tbat was under consideration less than six montha. Beforo Reynolda testilicd, tho committeo took up the quf?tton of puro milk legislation, prob ing allegationa that a combination of milk doalora had combined to socurc tho passnge of a law allowing tho sale of inferior i|iiality of milk. A number of mambara of milk dealers' organua lions, wara oxamined ln thia conuec tion. Iicatli ol' Jera Mace. London, Nov. 30.?Jem Mace, tbe noted old Knglish ligbler, died today. Mace was at one time England'a greatest pugilist and made as no him aell termc I it "barrels of mouey iu tho ring." I>espito ho died almost poverty strickeu. About a year ago he was obliged to npply for a public old age peiision of five ahillinga a week. Iface was born at Beeston, Norwich, in Apiil, 1881, and for years before his death ewjoyed the rcputation of being the oldest living pugilist. He piided himself on being the one man that the game hadn't killed, aud at tnbuted his longevity tocareful living and tiHhting sby of U-.e bodBS babit. Mace waadeelarad at o;io time to be worlfa $350,000 but in spito of his ability to keep himself in line physical trim, be was unahle to bold onto his roll, and was in poverty when he died. ? ?;.. .ii, Iu Prance. Saumure, Prance, Nov. 80.?Dtaaa trotis Hoods aro again raging througlr out thia scctioti of France. Tho I.oiro is far out of its banks, overrlowing the military aeademy grounds and thebuiiding hashadtobe abandoncd. Tho gas and electric planta are sub merged, and tho city will lw in total tlarkuess tonight. The Maiu, too, has left ita banks and tho entire lower section of Angers is under WBter, street traflic being tied uji. The property loss is heavy. It is reported from Faria that tbe is risingrapidly, but as yet it bas not yet reached the stago it reached during the last lloods. VBRDICT POK PLAISTIPF. Tho jury in the case of Chicbester, administrator of the estate of the late Cbarles A. Waller, against tho P., F. & P, R. R. in the Circuit Court of Or ango returned Monday with a verdict of $5,000 for tho plaintilf, $3,000 to the ehildreu aud $2,000 to Mrs. Waller. I'he railroad company will appeal the CBSe again. Tho damagea awarded are the same given in the first trial of the auit, which was appealed to the Court of Appealfl by the compauy and re rersed. Waller, wbo was employed as a brakeman by the company, met bia daatfa utTinders in 190* by falliog from a ear and beneath the wheels of the moviiig train. According to the plain tiff'a claim the accident was due to tbe i?egligeOOa on tbe part of the company, while tbe latter contends that Waller'a Jeatb was entlrely accidental and could not be avoided. Klutlng Kesumed. Chicago, Nov. 80.?While lepieseast ativea of tbe 40,000 atriking garment WOrkera and their employers labor-d in \aiu to reucb an agreement today, rioting waa roanmed by tbo strikers. A crowd of strikors and sympatbizers tried t? prevent non-union employea from etitcring the shop oftbe luter DBtional Tailoring Company and a riot followed. Two girls who fougbt iu tbe vau oftbe strikers, were club bed and arreeted with a Boore of men. The conaarebee at Mayor Busse's of lico between tho uuion men and lawyers for tho employers atruck a snag on tbe "ciosed shop" queation which the strikera declaro to be paramount. Btrika leaders aay tbat unless the em ployors give in, they will loso between 115,000,000 aud $20,000,000 before spring, an Murderer Arreated. Parie, Nov. iW.?Capt. Meynier, a Prencb army orncer, who murdered the Baroneaa Ollvier in his Jodgings, on NoTember 17, was arrested this after? noon at the offices of tbe ministry of marine, after be had sent in his card to a personal fnend. He made no effort ipe. The murder of the baroness, who was divorced, had been disclosed to the commissioner of police in the following letter from Meynier: "I caused the death last night of my tian.ee, La Baronne.iu a tit of joalouay at my lodgings in tho Rue de Rome. Oo and see. My fiancee confessed to me that she had anotber lover. I watche i by ber bed all night. I am going away lo have another reveng . [n a few houra you will find my corpse." Long soarcb failed to find Meynier'a "corpse." The body of the woman, however, was found. 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The ueit morning Brown, upon approacbing tlu? trap, beard a bear roaring witb pam and auger. Going nearer Brown BBW B m?n ster bear atanding on his bind legs wiih one of bis front legscaught in tho trap. In hia agony and fury the animal bad actually beaten and broken down the fcnce and post with the trap, which weighcd about 50 pounds. Tbe drag chain had caught under another post and the bear waa hdd securely. Brown waa unarmed and had to re* turn home after bis gun. Wl? n bo camo back the animal was still heating the fenec with tbe heavy trap. In hil ravings the big bear had bro ken all of hia teeth in trying to bite off the iron trap. One shot from Brown'a fcun put tha aufferer out of bia miaery. Tbe bear weighed 400 pounda groaa, and when dreaa weighed 29o po unda.