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tbm0ttlt. . . 1 1 r volume m rDs?0ri UPHOLDS TOWNSEND ATTORNEY DOLMAN ANSWERS THE BLEDSOE ARTICLE. The Latter, He Contends Is In Error Regarding Decision Rendered by Judge Townsend Regarding the Purchase of Lands. Tho recent d 'ohloii of Judge Town sond In which ho hold that tho Act ot April 21bS ISO I, fulled to accomplish nil thnt had been claimed for It lms nwnkened widespread Interest rtmong tho lawyers nnd real ostato men gen erally throughout the territory. If this decision fetnnds the ono who In vested his money at tho ndvlco of his attornoys now finds himself facing n proposition of tltlo that rests entirely upon tho good faith of tho Intermar ried citizen who sold to him and tho possibility ot finding himself out In tho cold with nolthor money nor land. This Is not a now subject to tho writer tho decision ot Judgo Town sond has been long anticipated hy him, and ho thercforo llstoncd wry earnestly to tho excellent paper read hy Mr. S. 'P. Bledsoo boforo tho Bar association. Tho ro-publlcatlon ot tho article, however. In tho nowspapcrs was a surprlso and oxhlhltod a re sentment on part of Mr. Bledsoo that seemed ns uncalled for as It was un just to the court. Judge Townsond's ability as a lawyer nnd n Judgo haa been universally recognized nnd his ablo and exhaustive opinion In that caso will ho found hard to answer. Newspaper controversy novor nettled a lognl question; on tho other hand such controversy has many times In fluenced courts to dcclaro as law whnt. Is not tho law and tho peoplo at last have suffered from such decisions. If Mr. niedsoo should finally bo ad judged to ho right, which Is Improba ble, and Judge Townscnd wrqng, no body Is hurt. If Judge Townsend Is right, tho sooner tho peoplo And It out. tho better for tho country. This subject has to do with Sec tions 15 and 10 of what Is commonly lenown as tho Supplemental Agree ment which was enacted into law by congress and approved July 1st, 1902, and tho act ot April 21st, 1904, (3:! Stat. L. 189) and upon tho construc tion so placed upon tho last named act of congress rests this very Im portant controversy. Sections IS and 1C of tho Supplemental Agreement reads as follows: Section 15: "Lands allotted to mem bers nnd freed men shall not bo af fected or encumbered by any deod, debt or obligation of any character contracted prior to tho tlmo at which said land may bo alienated under thlii act. nor shall said ?nds bo sold ex cept as heroin provided." Section 1C: "All lands allotted to tho members of said tribes except micli land as Is set asldo to each for n homestead as heroin provided, shall bo Innllcnahlo after tho Issuance ot patent as follows: ono-fourth in acre age In ono year; one-fourth In acre ngo In three years, nnd tho balance In flvo years, In each case fron date of patent; Provided, That such land shall not bo allcnablo by tho allottee or his heirs at any time before tho expiration ot tho Choctaw and Chick asaw tribal governments for lesn than Us appraised value." Tho Act of April 21st, 1004, provid ed as among other things as follows: "And all tho restrictions upon tho alienation of lands of all allottees of cither of tho Fivo Civilized Tribes of Indians who nro not of Indian blood, except minors, are, except as to home steads, hcroby removed." This Is all tho legislation thnt Is nocesBary to consider and all that was considered by tho court In reaching a conclusion that Is undoubtedly tho law In such cases. It Is conceded thnt tho Act of April 2lBt, 1901, only nf fects Intermnrrled nnd adopted citi zens In tho Chlcakasaw and Choctaw nations. Mr. niedsoo makes no dis tinction between tho torm "restric tion' which nro personal with tho al- lotteo, and n "condition" which nf- fects tho land only, but tho law does mako such a distinction. "Lands al lotted to mombors nnd freodmen shall not bo nffected or encumbered by nny deed, debt or obligation of any char actor contracted prior to tho tlmo at which said lands may bo alienated under this act" is clearly a condition or prohibition and nny violation ot this provision would bo contrary to tho express torms ot tntf treaty and tho purchaser would tako nothing. If void, tho after acquired tltlo could not lnuro to tho benefit of the purchns or as would iiposslbly bo true in tho caso of a vbldablo tltlo. Tho tlmo re striction upon alienation of lands ot allottees commonco to run accord Ing to Section 10 of tho Supplemental Troaty "After the Issuance of patent" bo that tho only "restriction upon nllenntlon" which congress romoved was tho ono, tlirco nnd flvo years re striction, and could ho no other upon nny construction that might bo plac ed upon it. But ,Mr. Bledsoo contends that tho ubo of tho word "Allottoe" determines tho controversy beyond any question. That nllottoo as used refers particularly to tho Indian nftor allotment and boforo patent nnd that after patent ho would bo termed a patentco. Ho confesses, howover, that n patentee must of necessity bo nn "nllotteo," nnd this confession robs Ills contention ot tho load In tho cart ridge and It becomes no n'rgumont nt. nil. Mr. Bledsoo's statement that "tho cortlflcnto of nllotniont is mndo concluslvo evidence of allottees' ilpht to tho land" Is notborho out by tlw terms of the treaty nor upheld by till' Interior dennrtmont linrvman nl. lotmonts nro canceled dally without anv rofnronro In Ihn fnnt l,,it merit certificates have been Issued 1o mo allottee, Before the Indian agent, uqwovcr, tuo ccrtlllcato ot nllotment Is' Illnilfl lit- (tin Iwma nt (h. ti.. concluslvo ovldonco of tho nllottco's rignt to possession of the nllotment. Mr, Bledsoe construes the lnngungo imrc-uj rcmoveu" ns giving the nl lottoo a present right to soli his sur Dills', but thin la tnn minrllo r .n9 cussion, tho moaning by the net it self can ho mnRtriiml luit n, n. ni nth! thnt Is thnt tho restrictions are y mis act removed." Mr. Iilodsoo In hid lintrlnllf vnn fn. II, n C,,,ll.n.. district, jumps nt the conclusion thnt me arc oi April zist was passed for I ho solo benefit of tho Chickasaw na tion, when as a matter of fact it ap plies to all of tho Fivo Tribes, and therefore, patents or deeds may havo ''.en issued in some or tho other nn Hons nt tho time of its Again ho says, "For nny court or iiiuunni to Hold tiinl this stnluto which says that tho restrictions upon tho nllcnntlon nf Iniiilu lottees nro hereby removed does not necomo oirectivo until tho patont Is Issued. Is to fly In tho fnco of tho statuto and to Incorporate Into tho legislation language not used and ev Idontly never coiitomnlnlert lit- nnti Kress." This broad statement coming from nny other sourco might bo pass ed, but coming as It does from Mr. weiisoo. snoiiid not Do overlooked. How this decision ndds or Incorpo rates nnvllilnir luln Mm iinlni, la yond tho writer lo dotcrmlno. Judge lownsenas decision simply holds that tllO act SO far ns nn Inlnnnnrrlml nil. izen Is concerned, repeals that portion of section l(i of the Supplemental Acreemont which ronils na fnllntrs? "Ono-fourth In acreage In one year, one-rourth m acreage In threo years, and the bnlnnon In flt-n vnira In mnl. case from dato of patent."' leaving tno uaianco or tne net as It was. M-. Bledsoe blows hot arid cold with r.u samo brenth. Ho Insists In tho first Instance thnt tho act repeals nil of sections i& nnd 10 so far as tho nllot too not by blood is concerned and then Insists thnt 11m Iml rates something Into it because he don't go far enough to stilt him .But did congress miei.d tnat this act should nftect this class of citizens un til after n.'itnnt. linil IcnnnI? Tim nnlv nnswer tlio writer can glvo at present is n communication from Mr Charles Minis, who was chairman of the In dlan appropriation committee when tho net was passed, and which la given here without his nnnsont- 'Topoka, Kans, May 2. 1905. U S. Dolman, Esq., Ardmore, I. T. "My Dear Dolman: I hlvo your let ter of April 28th containing copy of your unci on ino provision ot tho act of congress removing restrictions up on nllcnntlon .f land by frocdmon nnd intermarried whites. "I did not suppose anyone contend ed thnt the persons mentioned In said provision could dlsposo of their lands boforo they received their deeds or patents. Very truly, CHAS CURTIS." So It was "evidontly contemplated" by ono member of congress, at lcar-t, that the right to sell was not si von uy tno act until patent rati lssuo.l. Even though congress had Intended flint tlllfl not alinillil linvrv Hin fnrKn nn.l effect claimed for It by Mr. Bledsoo tho qucauon is, did u do so? The inten tion of congress, unless p&protied in 6omo Jnuguago novor repaalol any thing nnd tho ralo of construction la thnt when two acts of congresa upon thn R.lmn militant nrA In rtnnfllAl tUn ....... . . . ... buiimvi, VIIU latter lopeals tho former, but when uiuy aro noi ropugnant to eacn otner tho courts must construe them togeth. er nnd if posslblo mako them both stand. This being true, how enn Sec tions 1C nnd 1C of tho Supplemental Agreement and tho net ot April 21, 1904, bo construed In nny other mnn nor than ns. Judgo Townsend has con strued thorn; thnt Is .that so far as Indians not by blood nro concernod, "all Innds allotted to tho members of said tribes, except such land as Is sot asldo to each for a homestead as heroin provided, Bhnll ho allcnablo after Issuanco of -patent," and stop thcro? This would loavo Section 15 Intnct, and wlpo out tho ono, threo nnil flvn vonrfl rnqtrlntlnnn cZnMInn in prohibits any saln until tho right of nllenntlon Is given under tho act, Sec tion 1C gives tho right to nllennto af- xor patent, in one, threo and flvo years after tho dato thereof, and the net of April 21st, 1904, oxcopt tho In dlan not hy blood from tho time re striction of ono, throe and flvo years. In our eagerness to get tltlo to those valuablo lands wq nro all llnblo to strnln thn Inw in nrrvtmnllah innf poso, but wo ought to remember that, uiuMu (luusuuns win never do deter mined finally until the courts of last resort havo passed upon thorn. In tho, meantime Uioro Is much rootm for honest differences ot opinion and wp. cannot afford to bo intolerant. Wo ojjJ ult over our victories and .grind our teeth at our defeat, but wq must bp: tolerant. Judgo Townsend took muchi tlmo to investigate this subject and In his carefully proparod opinion de clared what at least ono besides him self bollevcs unquestionably to bo tno: law. Tho opinion Is well written, plain and expressed In language that, a layman cannot misinterpret. It is tho law until It is rovorsed, vacates or modified nnd Mr. Bledsoo will be Uio first nmong all .good lawyers who wljl accept It as such. ' US. DOIMAN. It Is a pleasure to take Dr, Dado's Llttlo Liver Pills and enjoy their tonic offert rninn tho llvor. Sold by City' Drug Store. A.KDMORK, INI). TER TUESDAY EVENING, J A NUAllY FRANCE FEARS POSSIBLE WAR DISQUIETING ACTIVITY PREVAILS ALONG FRONTIER. A Spark May Start It The Coming Moroccan Conference Believed to be Pregnant with the Mo3t Ominous Possibilities. Paris, .Inn. 1. Sensational paper hero continue to publish lengthy tele grams from frontier towns reporting extraordinary nctlvlty of tho military authorities. Tho evening edition of the Intranslgoant today produces tho al leged declaration of a superior Belgian staff officer upon tho mllitnry precau tions Belgium Is taking in order to preserve neutrality and also an oxtoii' slvo special dispatch describing tho ileroiiHivo precautions In the principal frontier points. Deputy Jnurez, who represents the socialistic opinion, writing In tho Hu mauitc. Bays that the nntnconlsm Ri which France nnd Oerninny enter the Moroccan conferences causes a tern bio uneasiness to weigh on Europe, as tho slightest untownrd Incident might uuchnln n catastrophe. Most of tho serious journals tako a more conservative view, although tho recognized existence ot,unqulctudo Is expressed. M. Provost In tho Figaro seeks to annylzc tho existing feeling saying It is tlio nation s nwnkcnlng from pacllt Ism. This, M'. Provost says, niUBt be understood as an indication neither of a desire of war nor nctual antlcl patlon of war, but a lively sentiment which hns taken hold of he peoplo Hint tho nation should bo prepared for nil emergencies. Tills sentiment, he ndds, hns grown out of the scaro of some months ago, when uormnny's nt tltude In M'orocco seemed to threaten grave conscquonccs nnd Franco was made to realize that arranging en tcntes and arbitration had relaxed her military policy. Tlio ngltntlon began against pacificism ns being opposed to patriotism. Tho present movement is In effect, says M. Provost, an expres sion of tho sentiment against pacific Ism and is In favor of military alert' ncss. It is not to be understood ns In- dlcatlvc of the purposo of Franco to assumo a belligerent rolo In tho Mo rocco conferenco, but merely n return to tho former pollc;' of mllitnry pre parodness. A WHISKEY EDUCATION SOCIALISTS WOULD HAVE NEW STATE HANDLE LIQUOR. And Devote the Profits Arising There from to Schools The Oklahoma Party Has Interesting Session and Draft Principles. From tho Oklnhoman wo loam that tho annual convention of tno Terrlto rial Socialist organization hns closed, During the session a committee wns appointed to draft tho principles of tho Soclnllst party, which will be asked to bo onact6d in tho state constitution. Theso nro as follows 1. Initiative, referendum nnd power of recall. 2. A compulsory school law, school ago to soven nnd fourteen years; state to bear tho expense whero par ents nro unablo to do so. (b) Froa text books. 3. Stato to havo tho samo right ns tho Individual except ns to being sued 4. Ilallroad commission, rates, nc cldents, otc. 5. State to operate whisky and beer business, nt lowest posslblo profits, surplus profits to bo dovoted to schools and public road funds. C. Women to havo tho right to vote at nil elections. 7. No mnn to own moro than 10 acres of land, ami he must scttlo on tho land. At a session yesterday tho list t officers was completed with tho olce tlon of G. F. Bentloy of Duncan a second national committeeman. A voto of sympathy was extendod to tho socialists in Russia and a col lection was taken. Instead of launching another soclnl lst paper, It was rteclded to glvo th moral support of tho party to the pa per now edited by F. E. Wolkcr at CeBtos. Ways and means for financing the organization woro discussed. The re port of tho convention's proceedings woro ordored printed nnd sent to each member In tho two territories. Six teen counties woro represented at tho convention nnd moro than fifty per sons attended tho sessions. $50,000 Fire. - . Cloveland, 0., Jan. 2. Flro early today practically destroyed tho Brad loy building ndjolnlng Clovoland tho atro on St. Clair Avo. Losses $50,000. Lieut. Edw. W. Sowor. of tho cnglno company, formerly a widely known baseball player, fell through an open elevator shaft and wns seriously In jured. Supreme Court Against Howard. Wnshlncton. Jan. 2. Tlio minrnmn court today affirmed tho decision of tho Kotitucky court of nppoals in tho caso of JnmCB B. Howard, pnnvlntnd of tho murdor bj c Gocbel. Night school Selvidco Business C.i!. lego begins Monday. Jan. 1. Bo on hand at 7 p. m. 31-5 WILL HOLD UP REPORT STATEHOOD MEASURE IS TO BE POSTPONED. Will be Sidetracked to Give Philip pine Tariff QUI Right-of-way nnd Give Hamilton More Time to Fortify Against Attacks. Washington, .Inn. 1. The Globe Democrat correspondent wires his paper as follows: Speaker Cannon hns been asked to postpone consideration of tho stato hood hill until nftor tho Iioiibo lias been in session for a week nftor tho Christians holidays. Ho will comply with tho request, which comes froni HeprpHentntlve Hamilton, chairman of tin- commltteo on territories, who draftul i ho Hamilton bill, which will bo considered as a party measure, In dorsed by a strong majority voto, In party conference. The only reason for delay Is that Hamilton may fortify himself ngalnst nttacks which will bo mado on tho bill when It goes to tho floor. Ho hns tho mensuro In r.hnpo to coma from the committee, and has tho sup port of tho republican members of his commltteo. Tho speaker, Instead of having tho rulo for Btntchood conBldcrati.i'i brought In when tho houso moot, January I, will havo the Philippines tarirf bill brought up for consideration and disposed of first. It Is well un derstood that tho members from tho beet, sugnr nnd tobneco states nro opposed to tho Philippines hill, nnd sonio of thorn nro ready to go on tlio floor and fight. The republican opponents of tho statehood measure represent n senti ment purely their own, Indepcndo'.t of tho constituents they reporsont. Mr. Cannon realizes that If tho statchooi opposition should unlto with tha Philippines tariff opposition in tin rnnks of his own party, any measure proposed by the coalition would havo hard sledding. Ho proposes to tnko no chances, by simply having tho Philippines bill disposed ot first nnd follow right on its heels with tho stntehood proposition. Loaders of tho sonnto havo suggest od to Mr. Cannon thnt they would Ilk.) both mensuros brought to them as soon ns posslblo. In the upper body there will bo n prolonged fight, ns tho minority there can prolong tho state hood dobato nnd provent a voto boin:.' taken nil through tho session. It looks ns though before tho light Is over In tlio scnato somo form of com promise will be forced on t'ao republi can senntors, as tho democrats nro reinforced by Senator Foraker and ono or two other republicans who will op poso tho proposition of slnglo s.atf hood for Now Mexico nnd Arizona. They will riinko every effort to sop arato the consideration of thoso two territories In connection with sti hood for Oklahoma and Indian Ter ritory. In tho houso any such possi bility will bo provented by tho adop tion of n rule which will ft.rbld tno offering of nmendmontc, nlthough It will not curtnll tho tlmo for debaio. Tho fight will bo almost cnMruiv confined to tho Arlzonn-Now Mexico provisions. An overwhelming major Ity of tho peoplo of Arizona ao re ported as opiK)sed to being linked with New Moxlco, whoj population Js chiefly Mexican nn.l crrnmiv milnn. i hers that' of tho adjoining territory, but Whnrn thn Anmrtnnn nlnmnnf In In control. This objection Is being suojoctod to tno rulo of pcopo of Latin blood, many of whom do not spo- Encllsh. In i-lvnii nn tl protest of Arizona's Inhabitants, who wouni torm a small minority oven with thn nnn.ljitln nnnnln nt xr,,. Mexico, should tho two territories bo merged into ono stato. Should the nnnnnnnls nf Inlnl otntn hood fall to securo tho elimination of Arizona rrom the bill they will en deavor to hnvn thn mn.mnrn nmnn.ln.t so ns to provldo that tho question of uio admission or tneso two territories ns ono stnto bo submitted to soparato voto or tno peoplo or each territory, that is, tho peoplo of Now Moxlco de termining whether they wish to bo admitted with Arizona nnd tho peoplo of Arizona dotormlno whother thoy wish to 1m admlttod with Now Moxlco. Tho present Intention of thoso In favor of Joint stntehood is to lot tno houso havo a chanco to net on tlio monBuro boforo anything Is done In tho senate. Tlio republicans fighting tho nmalgamntlon of Arizona and Now Mexico bellevo the peoplo of Arizona should not bo mado to accept statehood. CONFIDENC EIN WITTE. Belief .That His Government Has the Ability to Carry Out His Plans. St. Petersburg, Jan. 2. Tho gov ernment announced yesterday that It proposes to pursue to tho bitter end tho policy of putting down tho "reds," following on the hools of tho crushing of tho rovolt nt Moscow, demonstra tes tho confldonco of Wltto's govern ment that, It has tho ability to com plete what It has undertaken. Tlio main cause of confidence Is tho fidel ity displayed by tho troops. It was learnod today by Associated Pross, through Wltto himself, that last night's report that h" wns urging tho Immedlnto promulgation of the consti tution Is lncorrdct. "Until tho Douma meets." ho Bald, "I- stand firmly on tho manifesto of. October 3,n, not ono sten In ndvaneo, nor ono stop In rear, will I no till tho Douma assembles. 2,1)0G. CSSSCEm 50C MURDER AND SUICIDE STATISTICS Great Increase Shown for Year With Fewer Legal Executions. Chlcngo, lit., Doc. 31. Unofficial statistics of tho year show thnt tho number of murdor and sulcidos In this country has greatly Increased and that thero has boon a decrease In tho number of legal executions compnrcii with the number of homicides. Thn homicides nnd deaths by violence to tnl 9,212, as compared with 8,481 lasi year. The startling featuro of the rec ord Is tho Increase In tho nmount ot murders committed "by hlghwnymon, being 582, ngalnst 404 during 1901. Four years ngo tho number was only 103. Jealousy provoked 579 murders and liquor C12. Homicides growing out of qunrrelB nunibor 5,111. Tho record of self-destruction Is ono of the most doplornblo of the yonr, the number of prominent men being much lnrger thnn hitherto. Tho total Is 9,982, an Increase of 542 over tho list of tho preceding year. Tho pro portion of suicides botwoen men nnd women remain alKiut tho samo, nonrly twlro as ninny men ns women tnklng their own lives. Physicians hoad tho list of professional suicides, the num ber boing 310. The cnuses woro despondency, do mestic Infelicity, disappointment In lovo, 111 henlth, liquor nnd business losses. Poison wns resorted to in 4, 372 cases, shooting In 2,801 cases, hanging In 1,022 nnd drowning in 808. Ten blew themselves up with dyna mite and threo stnrvod thomsolvos. Lognl executions woro 133. Flfty ono in tho north and eighty-two In tho south. EIGHT HOUR WORKDAY TODAY THE GREATEST STRUGGLE IN PRINTING HISTORY IS ON. Involving the Printing Craft In Every City In the United States and Canada Indication Point to Short Duration. Now York Jan. 1. For tho first dim since tlio organization of tho In ternational Typographical Union n general strike will go Into effect to morrow morning In ovory shop In tho United Btatcs and Cnnnda whoro Uio employer refuses to grant nn eight hour workday. Several times before tho union printers In various parts of tho coun try havo endeavored to enforce n bet terment of thoir condition, but theso strikes havo always been scctlonnl and In mnny enscs havo been won by tho employers. Now, with a treasury fund of moro thnn $250,000 obtnlned by heavy assessment on ovory union printer, a determined effort Is to bo mndo to establish tho eight-hour work day universally. From tho best sources of Informa tion on both sides tonight Indica tions seem to point to a short con test In Now York. It wns stated by officials of tho union thnt Bovornl firms todny broko away from tho local Typothatao nnd quiet ly Informed tho union thnt thoy would mako contrncts with It tomorrow. Out of tho COCO members of Typo graphical Union No. 0 In Now York It Is ostlmated now that fowor than 900 will bo obliged to strlko tomor row. Tho Typothntno has established a temporary homo for an nrmy ot about 700 nonunion printers In nn old school houso nt Tenth street, whoro lodging nnd meals aro provided. In Washington tho fight Is rather ovenly lined up, tho Typothatao on ono sldo nnd tho Typographical Union on the other standing firm In their opposition. In Philadelphia nearly all firms havo signed, conceding tho shorter day. In Columbus, Ohio, the demands havo been granted. In Stockton, Cal., tho printers nnd nubllshcrs havo conceded Uio eight- hour day. Houston, Texas, reports that no se rious disagreement wlU result thero from tho domands of tho typos. Similar expressions come from oUi er cities and tho outlook Is favorablo throughout for tho olght-hour move ment. Now York, Jan. 2. Ono thousand printers struck hero todday for an eight- hour day. Thirty-two printing shops declared a lock-out In 10 shops tho typographical nnlon was granted an eight hours day and closoa shop. A majority of six Uiousand union housosmiths jmd brldgcmon, struck today for Increased wage3. Chicago, Jan. 2. Thcro woro no strikes of nrlntors In Uils cltv of nn'v magnitude. Cloveland. Jan. 2. Two hundred nnd forty-flvo omployes of printing houses Joined Uio 17 typos hero todny In a strike. Des Moines, Jan. 2. Twonty per cent of tho printers In Iowa, prlncl willy at Dos Moines, Council Bluffs, Cedar Itnplds, Keokuk and Croston struck today. Shaw Wants the- Interest. Washington, Jan. 2. Secrotnry Shaw announced today that tho treas ury dopartnifint will anticipate pay ment of tho Interest duo pn Feby. l, 1900, on government bonds. Dally Ardmorclto B0 cts. per month. PER I0JIH NUMJHSB 250 REVOLT ENDS IN A FIASCO ATTEMPT FAILS AND FACTORIES ARE RESUMING WORK. Dead Stacked Away Like Logs Await ing Durlal Military Hold Tele phonePolice Find Dombs for Massacre of the Jews. Moscow, Tuosda , Jan. 2 - Tho con dltlons under wh eh we nro nllowcd to vegotnte hero can scarcely bo call wl living, having hecomo moro exigu ous nnd more onerous with tho Inst forty-eight hrmrs. Yesterday I mndo a serlos of vain attempts to speak to St. Potorsburg by telephone, whllo nn otllcor nnd a soldier with n bay. onet fixed Blood by In enso of tho privilege being abused. Today tho telephone has passed ontlrely Into tho hnnds of tho mlltnry authorities, no clvlllnns being nllowcd to uso it. Hundreds ot dead nre stacked away like logs of wood In the ynrds of tho different pollco stations throughout Moscow, waiting for Idontlficntion bo foro hurlnl, but who Is to bury them In this mad, striking community wo nro not told. I am told that 1,800 Infantry nnd cavalry aro quartered In f.nd nround about this hotel, but still socrocy Is malntnlned with regard to this anil all other matters. Tho largest number of ono nrms I havo yet seen togothor nt tlmo wns 200 cavnlry entering tho court yard opposlto yesterday morn ing. Thoy were snld to hnvo como from St. Petersburg, for It Is notorious that until a fow days ago tho Moscow garrison wns totally Inadcquato In numbor to deal with tho situation as it ought to have been dealt with a week ago. So far tho strlko, or rather the at tempt to overthrow tho government, hns ended In a ridiculous fiasco, Tlio spinning factories of Danlolow skl and Zuondel stnrtcd work ngalii, nnd further resumption of work Is anticipated tomorrow. Warsaw, Russian Poland, Jan. 1. Tho pollco todny discovered In n fiat on Kncza street, occupied by Jows, sovcral loaded and unloaded bombs, a quanltlty of explosives nnd a num bor of revolvers. Tho pollco closed tho street nnd mado a search o all tho houses In II, many arrests follow ing. Notices hnvo been posted In parts of tho city summoning tho peoplo to nsscmblo for .1 mnssacro ot tho Jows, who nro accused of provoking tho strikes and disturbances nnd bringlng distross to tho workmen. St. Petersburg, Jnn. 1. It Is learned from a high sourco Uiat Premier Wltte Is again strongly urging tho Emperor to Jmmcdlatoly promulgate a mod erate constitution for tho double pur poso of reassuring tho Llborals that tho present war ngalnst tho rods does not moan reaction and blocking tho at tempt, which undoubtedly will bo mndo when tho National Assembly convenos, to transforming that body Into a constituent nssombly. More over, tho .plan has other heavy back ing nnd tho Emperor Is showing an inclination to accept it. Tho Premier Is understood to havo Informed His Majesty that such an net would bo a mastor stroko at tho pres ent Juncture and might rally tho wholo body of Conservative and Lib eral opinion to the sldo of tho govern ment. Moscow, Monday night, v)a St. Pe tersburg, Jan 2. Except for numer ous military patrols In Uie streets nnd pillars of smoko floating abovo tho ruins of factories nnd houses In Pros nn district, thero Is llttlo to recall tho nlghtmaro ot tho past ten days. As If by magic. In twenty-four hours, tho nppcaranco of tho city has changed, stores ovcrywhero havo boeu reopen ed and streots aro Crowded with hol iday shoppers making belated pur chases for the IlUBslan Christmas. Two most Important captures woro mado today Volkoff and Mnllhoff, chiefs of tho fighting organization. Prominent manufacturers estimat ed tho damago dono In Uio burned district at flvo million dollars. No Appeal for Tucker. Boston. Jan. 2. An appeal has been refused Chns. L. Tucker, con victed noarly n year ago for tho mur der of Miss Mabel Pago at Woston. HEAVY FALL OF SNOW. Impedes Telegraph and Telephone Ser viceHeavy alns In Oklahoma. , Kansas City, Jan. 2. A heavy wot snow was1 general last night and to day In Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. All telogrnph and tolophono scrvlco is Impeded, but only a slight Interruption In railway traffic. In Ok lahoma thcro was n heavy fall of rain whllo In Now Mexico Uio heaviest snow foe many years covers tho ter ritory. Girl Burns to Death. Merfdan Miss. Jan. 1. WlUi her clothing' entangled In a barljod wlro fenco nnd unable to go t,o tho rescue, Mrs. Will O'Neill or EritOrprlsp tbts morning saw hor llttlo daughter burn to death. Tho child's clothing caught flro from a bonfire and tho moUier. In her frantic hasto to render assis tance, became ontanglod In tho barb ed wlro-nni) tho llttlo. girl was fatally burned when sho got hor cloUiIng looso. '