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PICOT PEOPLE Hope tif KstaMishmeiil of Friend? ly Rcliilitins Metwceti Sovereign and t'arllaiiiehl Sti-eiigtlienetl. COUNCIL OF EMPIRE OPENED Sensation Caused By Sudden and Unexpected .Appearance of Wille in Chamber. (l'y Associated Press.) ST. PUT IS I "SB l ?Uli. May 11.-The hope >f tlio establishment of frlnedly relations .??etween th,? lflmp?ror and tin* National Parliament was ftirthej? strengthened to ilay by tlio audience granted by limpelol' Nicholas nt Pcicrhof, to Professor Mriureiiits?fl', tlio prcshlent of Ihn lower house. professor "Moiiromtseff ret*rncd to .St-' Petersburg from the atitllence ap 1-aiently much Impressed by the JSm? pctor's euriicHt Into rest In the problems of the country. Though Iho nullcnl hot? heads liad been .praying that Professor Mburonilserf would lay down Iho _?w lo tilt? I* i n pc lor riti'l make a scene, the half-hour's cotivcrsatlon was skilfully guided by both tliu sovereign and lite par? liamentary clilof, SO thut friction was in olrledi To the coiiHtltulloiial Democratic mem? ber? or the House who awaited Ids re? turn from Pcicrhof at the Constitutional I Club, Professor MouremUoff spoke only briefly, laying especial emphasis on the l-.mporor's courtesy and consideration and his thorough knowledge of the sentiment in tlio parliament and society. ProfosBor Motiremtscff said political question wore not roiic into, as he hnd regarded it ;ib not flttlnis*' that tho present representa? tive chamber should present at an ofll clnl audience iho vlowvof ?rriy one group or body. Reply to Throne. The burning subject of the* reply to the ?pooch from the throne probably will not be leached at to-morrow's session of the lower house/the time of which body will be taken upwilh the election of officers, tli<* adoption <.f necessary rules of pro? cedure and the appointment of a commit-' tr-c on credentials. A commission lo Investigate tlio agra- , r?an problem perhaps will be appointed. Both the vice-presidents will be cnnstl tiitlnnal Democrats, the pensants, though at first Insisting that they lie given one place, having been unable to agree upon one of their number. The central committee of tho consti? tutional Democrats is working out a reply to tho speech from the throne. The principal points will be amnesty ami equality of political and civil rights. But a faction Is insisting on a demand for Hie abolition of the council of the empire. An attempt will be made to come to an a_rreement with the jkmis nnts, -?.-ho are drawing up an indepen? dent reply. Their chief demands are. amnesty, the reorganization of the labor laws; the reorganization of Hie army: tlio disbanding of the Cossacks; tho separation of Church and Stato: a gen? eral extension of tho schools, and equal rights for all nationalities. Upper House Opened. * The third act In the great drama of Rus slati parllamentarylsin, the formal open? ing of the recognized council of the em-, pire,- or*-upper house of? ,Ul?- Parliament^ took placo ht '2 o'clock this aftorrio?ri hV the hall of tho nobles at the Winter Bailee. After Count Soisk.v, president of the upper bouse, hnd declared the ?es? pion open, the transaction of business bo pan. It consisted of tire announcement of tho appointments of officers nnd tho sign? ing of the oath of oflieo. The only sur THE SHOE OF SHOES ARE STATELY SHOES. Their royal quality is seen in their integrity of material and workman? ship, in theireminentstylishness, and in that kingly elegance which gives character and tone to a man's foot? wear. Come in all approved leathers, in all styles, and all sizes to fit every foot. If dealer doesn't carry King Quality shoes, send for priced catalogue. i ARNOLD SHOE CO., No. Ablnnton, Masa. For Sale by POWELL BROS.. Richmond, Va. i un .num w-tgrrt .'? .??nnj.u'j prlso was the reading nt an atiouncc ment that Count Witto was a working membor of tho council, the omission of Ills name' from the previous list having been Interpreted as a delll/nrato slight which the emperor evidently took pains to correct. Tho unexpected appearance of tho tall forn\,;of tho former premier nt tho door veas the first Intimation of the emperor's action and It created a buz7t.of excitement. After the members had signed tho oath, the house adjourned. VIRGINIA BRIEFS (Spifdnl to The Tiincn-I>lf?i>atch.) AMHEiRST, VA., May IL-Alrs. Anna G. Bollock, of New York, a. graduate In domestic science of tho Teachers' College, Columbia University, N. Y., has been elected superintendent of the Hefreetory at Sweet Briar Institute. Mish Kate Tal laferro was elected warden of the dormi? tory. -Mrs. Pollock is now at Sweot Briar ! Institute, arranging the equipment of tlio Refractory, preparatory to the opening of the school next fall. FRONT ROiYAX,, VA.?Judge Thomas \V. Harrison to-day set asido tho vordiet of the jury In tho Moore vs. Southern Railway Company. Mooro was awarded forty-live hundred dollars damages for in? juries received In a wreck over a year ago at Front Royal. I.YCH?BL'KG, VA;?Prof. Karl Holt, of Oak Ridge, N. C, tlio noted football and baseball player, who Is a professor In tnc college located at that place,, will Join the Liynchburg team next Tuesday to play first base. E'rof. Molt Is reputed to be tlie best lirst baseman outside of league cir? cles. MARTINSVIJ.bB, VA.?The Ice factory recently erected here hy Messrs. Self and Sparrow went Into operation this week. The first freeze was completed Wednes? day. The plant has a capacity of live tons a day. CHESTNUT, AMI! ERST C. HV. VA.? There is said to bo one case of small? pox at the dam of the Lynchburg Water Company. It being a colored man who nas recently gone there to work. STAUNTON, VA.?Entries for the D?m? ocratie primary closed Thursday. There will be nominated eight aldermen and fourteen ?eouneilmen. ??-;;?? Built Factory: at.Lexington.' A telegram to The Times-Dispatch bust night from Lexington, Ky., announced that the United States Tobacco Company would build a large tobacco factory there on the lots recently bought by Mr. .T. IT. Petty, who, with Mr. Rilas Slielburne, has been investing recently in Doxlngton property. FUNERAL DRIVERS ON STRIKE; DEAD UNBDRIEO Mourners Kept Waiting All Day. Strikers Attack Non? Union Men. illy Associated Press,) NEW YORK, May 11.-The strike of 1,(500 funeral drivers, ordered last night, tied up tlio undertaking business In New York city to-day, so completely that al/out 150 bodies remained unburled. Hearses and carriages were driven away from churches, mourners were- kept wait? ing all day In homes of the dead, and in several Instances, non-union .drivers of hearses and carriages were attacked in the street and police protection had to be called. In many cases undertakers appealed to the board of health for permits to post? pone burial beyond the four-day limit, while others asked for permission to convey bodies to the cemetery on trucks or street cars under police protection. In every case permission to use street cars for funeral vehicles was denied, but in caaes where death had occurred from contagious disease and Imm?diat? burial was required; undertakers were forced to make use of their coffin wagons or such vehicles as they wero able to procure With drivers. The strikers declared to-night their fight for ?14 a week Instead of $12 is on in earnest. The. employers, the Coach Owners' Association, mot to-night and decided not lo grant the increase. INDIA TOWN TWICE ' SHAKEN BY EARTHQUAKE (By Associated Press.) INDIANAPOLIS. IND.. May 11?A special from Petersburg, Ind., says: ?' - Two 'distinct 'fjarthqiifikc shocks" wore"' felt here at 12:4,? A. M. A low rumble 'was heard in the west, and buildings quivered, windows rattled and dishes rocked. Many people jumped from their bods in fright. The shocks were forty five seconds, and the first ono was pre? ceded by a vivid flash, similar to light? ning. PIPE! TRUST IS DRIVEN OUT (.?oveninient .Secures Uncondi? tional Surrender As Result of Suit Begun in 1904. COMPANY WILL DISSOLVE No Definite Plans Yet As to Fu? ture of.:the Com? panies. ST. PAUL, MINN,', ''May ll.-The United States government to-dny secured an un? conditional surrender In the United States Circuit Court before Judge San born, of thoptipcr trust, In tho suit which the iitlornoy-gcnoral'began on DocCTnbor '?l, MOI, to dissolve.' a. combination be? tween the General Paper Company and twenty-threo other defendants on the ground that an ugroemont had been en? tered Into by the defendants In restraint of interstnto commerce. Attornoy Kolloggj for tho government, and Attorney. Flanders, for tho dofiuid ants, appeared before Judge Hanborn, sitting ns a. circuit Judge, and Mr. Kel logg moved that the mandate from the United Htatep Supremo Court affirming tlio order that the reluctant witness must testify be filed. Judge Sanborn or? dered the inundate filed. The witness thon appeared before tho United States cxumlner and offered to testify. The defendants then withdrew their answers. Mr, Kellogg announced that the governihont did not care to ex? amine tlio witnesses and moved for a decree in favor of the government, Judge Sanborn ordered that the decree bo entered for tlio government for the re? lief prayed and that the docree should be settled on June IBtb. The three witnesses, who had refusnd to testify?namely, C. 1. Minar, of the Northwestern Paper Company; A. C. Bos sard, of the Ttasca Paper Company, and B. F. Nelson, of tho Hennopln Paper Company?paid $100 fine assessed against I them for contempt.of court for refusing I in answer the (j?estions put to them nt a former hearing.'} Will Now Dissolve. (By Associated Press.) ?MENASriA, WrS., May 11.-George A. Whiting, first vice-president of tho Gen? eral Paper Company, to-day said that the coir.pnny will now dissolve. "Tlio newspaper publishers ?will find to their cost that they, have killed tho goose that laid the golden egg," declaroi. Mr. Whiting. "The General Paper Company was. an organization formed legitmatoly at a natural means f8r properly conduct? ing the business of the companies com? prising it. You ?.will doubtless hear a good many rumors ' about what w'e are likely to do. 1 do :not know at this time whether one company will be formed or not to combine all the mills under one management. There have been a great many plans suggested." j Amateur League Games. Games of the Richmond Amateur B?a?o Ball Deagilo for to-day aro: Chesapeake and Ohio Offices and Clko'*' apeake and Ohio Shops, ?f p.. M., ?'best nut Hill. ;.'? Cedar Works an?d.- .Locomotive Works, :3j30.p. Mi?, F!^!^-;'?^'4-???'.?-' ?'?' ? " E, R.-"Tay.lor ?GnrnpaftV?'and r?. H. Jen? kins Company, 4 P. MV; Hermitage. Can Company and ? Times-Dis patch, 2:30 P. M? Falrmount. The D. H. Jenkins Company haa re? placed the Evening Journal, retired, in the league. The "Viotor" ball has been adopted by, the R. A. B. Lu COLLUSION WITH MU IS CHARGED Standard Oil Said to llave liad Al'railg.ttidilt With Si, Louis and Iron Mountain. CRUSHING OF INDEPENDENTS Will Use Rake on Trust in Muck, Comniis?ioiicr Clements .Remarks. (By Associated Press.) CHICAGO, May ll.-Dlroct Charges of collusion between the Standard Oil Com? pany and tho St. Holds and Iron Moun? tain Uallroad were made during to-day's hearing before tho Interstate Commerce Commission of tho Investigation of tlio relations Irotwcon tho Standard Oil Com? pany and the common carriers of tlio country. H. J. Colin, of St. Louis, for tlfteon years connected with tho Standard Oil Company, declared that th? agents of tho railroad acted ns, agent? of the oil company, and received a commission on oil they sold. He himself acting as un agent of tho Standard Oil Company, had, ho ?aid, appointed agents at various pluces on tlio Iron Mountain road In Missouri, Attorneys for tho Standard Oil Com? pany, during tho cross-examination of Maxori, an Illinois oil dealer, formerly employed by tho Standard Oil Company, showed that Mnxon repeatedly wroto let? ters to ofllcers of the Standard Oil Com? pany threatening to make trouble be? cause ho did not consider himself well treated. Maxon said he wroto the lottors "Just for armiHomcnf." The last witnesses of tho day was S. h. Hlbbs, of Peor?a, Til., who gave evi? dence regarding the methods of crushing Independent dealers similar to that given (by previous witnesses, During ITibbs's testimony. Attorney' Miller, representing tho Standard Oil Company, objected to the evldonce, saying that It had no bear? ing on the relations of the company with tlie railroads and that It was simply a lot of "muck raking." "Well," replied Commissioner Clements, "if the Standard Oil Company Is In the muck, I see no reason why .a rake should not bo used." Tho hearing will be continued to-mor? row. ASSEMBLY MEMBERS DENOUNCE MORAN Declare Investigation is Serious Reflection on Massachusetts and Its Legislature. (By Associated Press.) BOSTON, May 11.?One hundred mem? bers' of the Massachusetts Legislature appeared at tho office ofDIstrlct At? torney John B. Mornn, at the Suffolk county courthouse to-dny. In response to summonses issued by tho district at? torney, who has placed before tbe grand jury evidence in connection with alleged bribery, which wob a feature of the de? feat of the antl-buoket shop bill. Only twenty-five senators and representatives were detained for examination before the grand jury. Many of them, who nt first regarded the matter a Joko, to-day denounced Mr. Moran's investigation as an outrage and a serious reflection on Massachusetts and its Legislature. The Investigation will be continued at the June sitting. Pure, Healthful, Refreshing " The Queen of Table Waters " ?_y4 Spring Need! r Poultry Netting! To protect, the flowor bed?, lawn and garden; to keop the chickens. In or to kep them out. Nothing better. Wo havo It all slues and widths. Get our prices before buying. Baldwin ??_ Brown, Headquarters for Hardware, Lime, Cement, Barbed Wire, Fencing,'iS? HOPP WORLD'S RECORD Chicago Game Sets New Mark for High Billiard Run. (By Associated Press.) CHICAGO, May ?1.?Thf} world's record lillili billiard run 38-Inch balk line, two In, was. brokon to-night by Willie Hoppe, who sot th_ new mark at l!07. The former record was held by Louis Cure, 255. sf-loppa made the record to-nlgbt in ills gnn?o" with Jake Schaoffer; whom ho de? feated In clfe-lit. Innings; 500 to 1!),'!, In tho professional billiard tournament at Or? chestra Hall. F00 REPLY OF PORTE (By Associated Press.) LONDON", May 31.?The term Itxed by the British ultimatum to Turkey expires tit midnight Sunday, it Is still antici? pe ted in official circles that the Portu will accept the demands of Great Britain, but in tile event of the Sultan's proving obdurate, active, coercive measures will commence Immediately on tho expiration of the period of grace. Pull Instructions have been sont to Vice-Admiral Lord Beiesl'ord, who Is commanding the Britlsli fleet at ?-"Irans. HOUGH INDIFFERENT WHEN TOLD MUST DIE (By Associated Press.) DAYTON OHIO, May 11.?Judgo Brown, in Common Pleas Court, to-dny overruled the motion for n new trial In tho caso of Dr. Oliver C. 'Ilaugh, convicted of the murder of his parents and brother, nnd sentenced the prisoner to lie electrocuted "Wednesday, August 20th. Dr. Haugh re? ceived the sentence with Indifference. FLIES CAUSE PANIC AT CIRCUS Two Thousand People in Stam? pede in New Rochelle and Many Injured. (By Associated Press,) NEW UOCHHLL15, N. Y? May 31.?An exploding gasoline lamp sot fire to tho main tent of a circus showing here to? night and caused a panto In the;, au-;, dienen, many persons being bruised and slightly Injured,, while one of the clrcAj*'' employes suffered a broken leg. Th?V: top of the main tent was destroyed. Tho> local lire deportment managed to oheckO the tiro just before It reached tho tent ; containing the menagerie. There wore about 2,000 persons In tho tent when tho blaze started. A mld-airi acrobatic performance was In progress when ono of the big lamps on the mam. J? polo set flro to tho gasoline in a tanlc ?' which contained several gallons of the. fluid. The blazo wns -communicated to the canvas and ropes, and there was an immediate rusli for tho exit. The circus'. employes cut away the canvas wall*. . of the tent and every one escaped from?', tl?V3 t-ncljjsiire. Many, however, wore..; bruised In tho rush. Before tho last of' tho crowd was out, flakes of burning'' canvas were dropping In the ring and,. seats. -_. Governor Can't Go. Governor Swanson lias been Invited to.' attend the unvolllng of a monumotn to ?':. the "comrades nnd shipmates of the '?: Army and' Navy Union" at Portsmouth r on May ?0th. ? .-.?? Tho Govornor finds that en__a_rements - here will prevent his attendance. Judge Monterio Here. JiuiliB A. X. Montorlo, of ooochlanrl. (a in the city on pr?valo business, ana is rcj*l_ teral at Sliirpliy's-, The Rev. J. L. McSpnrran will preach nt St. James Sunday morning and even' Ing. The Drawing./* for the Gibson Pictures Published Free with SUNDAY TIMES-DISPATCH, COST $1,000 EACH HAS SHE A HEART? Or* wo by Charles Dana Gibson. Copyrifjht, 1901, by Life Publishing Co. HERE is no limit to the pleasure you and your family will derive from the possession of a collection of pictures like this. 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