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FOUR BLOCKS OF BUILDINGS A Great Fire Rages at Hot Springs, Arkansas MANY LIVES ARE LOST Tbe Origin of the Blaze Is Shrouded in Mystery The Flames Started In a Bakery and Swept Over the Business Part of the Town St. Louis, Fob. 22.—A special from Hot Springs, Ark., says: A lire breaking out here »M o'clock this morning has raged with<sgt control, and so far four blocks of buildJUgs have been destroyed. Mrs. Sum mon-if. known to he dead, while others are rjgteing. Reports at It o'clock were that 'eight were dead, and the number will lii'lncreased w hen a thorough exami nation!' of the ruins can be made. Hot Sprirfga has no adequate tire department, the sureets arc narrow, and the buildings frame.; So far none of the large bote's have burned, but all are In danger. Hot JSprings, Ark., Feb. 22.—Eight peo ple are known to have perished in the lire which started in this city at 4 o'clock this morning. Four large blocks of build ings were soon laid in ruins. It is feared the nuiubci of dead will be much greater than eight, as many people who lived in the destroyed buildings are missing. How the flames started is a mystery. When discovered the tire was under strong headway and made such rapid progress that the department could do little toward checking it. People who roomed in the doomed, structure were caught almost warning, and nearly all who es caped did so in their night clothes, being UMable to save any of their effects. The dead are: Mrs. Clara Sammon, a hnarding-house keeper; D. W. Wing of Glen Falls, N.Y. ; Mrs. Heeox, a boarding house keeper. Mr. and Mrs. Hronson of Macon, Mo., were slightly injured by jumping from a burning building. The fire originated in a bakery over which werej furnished rooms kept by Mrs. Samnion. Other buildings burned were the Laclede, Ouachita. Illinois. Oaklawn and Bloomington boarding-houses; H. M. Hudgins' residence. I!. L. Williams' three story brick, Joplin's grocery, K. Ran dolph's residence. Ledgerwood's bakery, the Tennessee stables, the West House and fifteen cottages. The total loss is $76,000; very little insurance. Later. —Hot Springs, Ark.. Feb. 23.— As far as known six persons were burned to death and four and a half blocks of the residence and business portion of the city was burned by the fire this morning. The tire originated in the Legcrwood bakery. The residence of H. M. Hundkins and the bakery were destroyed, and in ten min utes the tire had spread to half a dozen and fanned by a strong wind from the north swept everything as tinder before it. The flames crossed the street and the Ouachita Hotel and Oaklawn were next burned. Out of nearly LOO houses burned, in only half a dozen cases was the furni ture saved. As far as known tiiere have been six persons burned to death but rumors arc rife of others missing and the number of fatalties may be increased to a score when the death roll is completed. Among the dead are: Mrs. Mary Sammonson, 70 years old, who was living in the Legcrwood build ing. D. W. Wing, of Glens Falls, If. V., who escaped the flames at first but remem bered he had JIBOO in the hotel, rushed back to get it. Before he reached the door his clothes were on tire and he was burned to death in sight of thousands oi people. A man named Hill, one of whose arms was paralyzed, from Chicago, is reported as among the dead. An unknown negro. Mr. Maggie Hiscock, housekeeper at .the Oaklawn. How many were lost remains to be seen. The total lost by the conflagration will reach hundreds of thousands of dollars. PRIZE WINNERS AT PRINCETON 'Winter Sports at the Famous University t Gymnasium Princeton, Feb. 22.—The winter sports and exhibition of the gymnasium were held this afternoon before a large audi ence. r Putting sixteen-pound shot won by Craig. 'fis(four feet), Schmallhorst second (three feet), actual put, thirty-four feet. ' Rings -Mi i'all, Blackmore. Crown. Light-weight wrestling won by Wheeler, •H in seven minutes. Pole vault won by Tyler, scratch: sec ond Offut. one foot; ten feet one inch, the Princeton resold. Middleweight wre-tling won by X. Poe i in four minutes. High jump won by Craig, '9n, six inches: second, Kumler, scratch. Actual | jump, five feet six inches. I Rope climbing (twenty feet) first, G. C. i Blackmore; second, Kumler. Time 61-6 r seconds. ROBBED IN CHICAGO A Los Angeles Man Held Up by Windy City I Footpads * Chicago, Feb. 22. Frank K. Earl of Los Angeles reported to tbe police today that he was robbed last night of notes and val uable papers ami a considerable amount of money. Earl was met by two footpads at Madison street bridge ami knocked sense less. When he regained consciousness his overcoat, with papers and money, was . missing. SWALLOWED BY THE EARTH Another Town and riany Lives in Pers.a Wiped Out n London, Feb. 22. — A dispatch to the . Standard from Odessa says that the town ■of Kouteiiat, near Astraban, Persia, has been destroyed by an earthquake. Many thousands of lives were lost. A aovernor Recalled London, Feb. 22.— Sir Henry Kroughan , Lguch, the Governor of Cape Colony, has been recalled front that position. His re cail was due to a long-standini: difference of opinion with Premier lfhodes. Paying Dividends Montreal, Feb. 22. —The board of di r lUira vi the Canadian Pacilic today ' recoeimeii.led that, a dividend be paid o( niie-lialf fipt cent for the current half yi'ur. ! No riore Foreign Flags Albany. N. V., Feb. 22. —Governor Mor ii '■■> lay approved the act to prevent the vspijy of foreign Hags upun public build .ltfiS in the state. Kosebery 111 London, Feb. 22. —Lord Rosebery is jouiPi J aud is coulined, W his bed, LOS AXGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORXING-, FEBRUARY 23, 1895. THE STORY OF A FUGITIVE A Letter From a Man Who Stole Thousands WORKED IN MANY STATES (aside History of a Guaranty and Loan Company Louis F. nen age, the Fugitive President of the Concern, Writes to a Friend in Minneapolis Minneapolis, Feb. 22.—The Journal prints today a letter from Louis I. Men age, the fugitive president of the North western Guaranty Loan Company, ex plaining his series of large transactions which ultimately led to the company's failure. The letter Is not dated and it is explained that it was written to a per sonal friend in Minneapolis. Menage goes into the history of the company's real esiate transactions iv Minneapolis. Seattle, Kllensburg, Washington, North Galveston. Texas. Great Falls, Helena, Montana, and Chicago, at great length, ami explains bow the most of them would have been very profitable if the times had continued prosperous. He contends that no one has suffered more from the failure than he has himself. Explaining his Might, he declares that to stay meant either death or the insane asylum, according to the advice of his physician, lie was a physical and mental wreck and unequal to the task of straightening out the affairs of the company. The purpose of the let ter becomes evident when Mr. Men age declares his belief that if al lowed to assist in settling up the affairs of the company he could save very much more ior the creditors than any one else, and could at the end pay all the claims, not only against the company, but against himself. He is anxious to under take this work on a salary simply suffi cient to support his family. To accom plish this, he says that the criminal suits against him should be discontinued until the work is done. He is confident of his ability to prove his entire innocence, but believes that the trial of the cases would interfere with the profitable settlement of the company's affairs. Consequently he asks that the cases be continued until after this work is done, a period which he estimates would cover live years, ami then tried. It is not known what action the law ortieers will take in the premises, but it already assured that the creditors of the company will fare better than was supposed when the crash tirst came. GETTING READY TO DARE Guatemala Wants to Buy More War Vessels Confidential Clerk of the rtlnister of War Hakes a Very significant Visit to San Francisco San Francisco. Feh. 22.—Colonel Manue M. Aguilar, secretary to the Minister ofl War of Guatemala, was one of the passen gers on the quarantined steamer City of Sydney who landed today. To a fellow passenger he confided that he was on a confidential mission, and that if hostili ties should arise between Mexico aud Guatemala he would try to purchase one or two ships in San Francisco, to be used as war vessels. From here he will proceed Fast and then to Europe, with the possi ble purpose iv view of purchasing a navy for Guatemala. LOSES TWO VOTES Only One Day Left in Which to Choose a Senator for Oregon Salem Oregon, Feb. 22. — Only one more day of the Legislative t-esiion remains, and unless a I'nited States Senator is elected before midnight tonight, Oregon will have hut one repre sentative in the upper branch of Congress for the nest two years. Dolph's strength is gradually melting away, and it is now practically settled that he cannot be elected. He lost two more votes today, which brings his vole down to ST, or nine short of a majority. The opposition say they are working in the interest of no particular candidate, hut their tight is anything to defeat Dolph. They say they stand really to vote for any one else the Dolph men may put up, but their oppo sition to Dolph is firm and determined. George H. Williams received the entire opposition vote today, with the exception of the Dolph men, but they feel it iueuni hent upon them to vote for the caucus nominee as long as there is a chance of his election. At Hi o'clock tonight the Dolph men will caucus and decide whether to prevent an election or name a man upon whom the opposition will unite. In the event of a break from Dolph or a decision on the part of his supporters to name a man, the support is liable to go to Wlliams, Governor Lord or C. \V. Fulton of Astoria. The Populists and Democrats have decided to take no part In the tight, One ballot was taken today as follows: Dolph, :I7: Williams, 80; Hare (Populist), Hi; Haley (Democrat), 8; Smith, 1: Fulton, 1; Lord, 1. Absent, 3. Delaware's Deadlock Dover. Del., Fcl>. 'J.'.—Due ballot was taken today in the United, States Sena torial light today, as follows: Higgins, Republican, 7; Masscy, Republican, 3; Achiick, Republican, li; Wolcott, Demo crat, 7; 'fcunnel. Democrat, I: liayurd. Democrat, 1: Martin, Democrat, 2. Released From Quarantine lan Francisco, Feb. 22.—The Pacific Mail steamship City of Sydney was re leased from quarantine l ''is morntlng* Her passengers, who had been kept on board since the vessel's arrival from Pan ama, over a week ago, were eager to get oshote. Dolph Loses Two Votes Salem, Ore., Feb. 22.—-Dolph lost two more votes today. The vote sto d: Dolph 87, Will lama SO, Hare 10, Bale; i>, Waldo .Fulton 1, lord 1, Smith 1, absent 3. This is the last day of the session. If there is no election today Oregon will have but one Senator in Congress. Rhode Island Prohibitionists Providence, Feb. 22.—The state Prohi bition convention nominated the follow ing ticket: Governor, Smith Quimby, of Warren; Lieutenant-Governor, William H. Franklin, of Newport; Secretary of State, George W. Porte, of Allendale. Nothinj- contributes more towards a sound digestion than the use of the genuine Angos tura Bittersot Dr J. li. B. s-legort i sons, Ask ; our druggist. THE CONGRESS OF WOMEN Patriotic Speeches Made by Women at Washington SCHOOL AND GOVERNMENT How the National Congress Put in a Long Day Addresses .Made by Kate Brownlee Sherwood and Other Distinguished Ladles at the National Capital Washington, Feb. 22.—This being Wash ton's birthday, the National Congress of Women, now in session here, chose patriotic subjects for consideration at both its morning anil evening sessions. The morning session was divided into two parts, assigned to patriotism as an ele ment iv Government and patriotism in school government. Kate Brownlee Sherwood of Ohio read the report of the committee on patriotic teaching. She then discussed the Influ ence Of patriotism in founding and pre serving free institutions. Sho said in part: "Patriotism does not reach its highest form on the battlefield when the trumpets blare and tbe General cries 'Forward!' Splendid is the patriotism that leads a man to die for his country in the fore front of battle ; but splendid beyond hu man speech to depict is the patriotism tli.it ieads to the martyr's stake, to the death of humiliation and defeat and the reproach of men. She who leads a tem perance crusade is nobler than he who wrenched Jerusalem from Ihe Saracens. He who founds a school is greater than he who builds an armory. A free kinder garten that teaches the use of hand and eye and fertile brain is better. A train ing school of industrial arts would do more for popular advancement in a dec ade than West Point bus done in all the years of its existence." She declared that women are citizens if not voters. Their Interest in moral and municipal reforms was arousing them to a sense of their duty and power for good. She held thut woman was a natural re former and that her interest should be awakened not only where purity and tem perance are involved, but in every ques tion that affects national prosperity for a principle of right and wrong. Louise K. Bamuni Bobbins, of Michi gan, then discussed the part played by pa triotism through the schools in forming the character of American citizens. She said: "The people have established free schools and free education. If need be, let them assume control of the text books, and let a few .Jeftersons and Wehsters ami ("lays and Wendell Phillipses be found for the noble task of compiling in our school books the high thoughts of man and (bid; liberty and patriotism be absorbed by the out reaching hearts of children. With the right text book placed in the school, with teachers with lofty ideas of integrity, honor and patri otism, place in tiie schools the starry tiag, that the children shall learn to do hom age to it as well as to grand ideas. Teach the inspiring Star Spangled Banner and Rally Round the Flag, ami there will be a rally, and tbe children will learn to love Ihe Hag whose folds protect them. Teach youth the splendor of great ideas hy re counting the numbered examples taught in our history. Patriotism in Xew York Kindergartens was discussed by Isabella Charles Davis of New York. Phe portrayed the results of this instruction on tbe pupils of these in stitutions, and made an eloquent appeal to the mothers of America to lay the Hags on the altar of their home and "give our beads and hearts to our country." •'The day is coming," she said, "when the country will no longer lag behind the promises or the prophecy of the flag, and when capital will not fasten its grip on the throat of labor." THEY MUST PAY BACK MONEY Illegal Salary Drawn by the Receiver of a Bank Attorney General Fitzgerald Files an Opinion in Peoples' Home .Savings Bank Case Pan F'raocilCP, Feb, '2*..— The Call will say: Attorney-*leneral Fitzgerald has ren dered an opinion, which wil! be tiled to morrow, Mating that the salaries drawn by John F. Shecha n as reoeh rand mun ager of the People's Home Savings Hank, and by James Alva Watt, as bis attorney, arc improper, ami should be repaid. Fitz gerald's opinion was requested by the Hank Commissioners, and the* At torney - General maintains (hat the Hank Commissioners have no power to employ an attorney, but if the bank hits had a salaried attorney, he is an employee oi' Ihe bank, and if retained bis salary is fixed by tbe commissioners. The Opinion continues that Sheehan's ap pointment as manager) while be was act ing as receiver appointed by the court, was illegal, tho latter otflec disqualifying him from holding the former contem poraneously or subsequently, The re ceivership appointment being invalid, Fitzgerald hole's that Bheehan must re pay 92000 drawn in four months as man ager's salary. Scottish Rite Degrees Cincinnati, Feb. 22. — Degrees in tbe Scot fish Kite have been conferred here a!! this week on hundreds of visitors. To day the annual reunion of the nobles of the Mystic Shrive of Kentucky of Ohio in itiated a class of 222 conducted by im perial Potentate W. H. Meltish. Tonight over I/a"HI plates were turned at tbe grand banquet al Music Hall. Visitors are present from all parts of the United States. Looking to Colorado Denver, Feb. li'J.-Vfhe Denver Times suggests holding a mining and industrial exposition iv Denver in 1886, and urges as a reason for the same that at this par ticular time the eyes of the world are tooused on Colorado because of the inter est aroused on the subject of bimetallism and gold mining. Mrs. Kinily Thorne, who resides at Toledo, Wash., says she has never been able to procure any medicine ior rheuma tism that relieves the pain so quickly ami effectually as Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and that she has also used it for lame back with great success. For sale \>y Off tt Vaughn, Fourth and Spring, C. X Heinzemati, 222 North Main, drug gists. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma. TROUBLE FOR MRS. JOHN The Woman Who Threw Books at Lawyers Mulcted YAWN OF THE PRISON GATE She Was Fined $100 for Contempt of a Justice's Court A Little Perfumed Note of Excuse That Didn't (10-The Famous Widow flust Pay Up or do to Jail Sun Francisco, Feb. 22.—1t is just barely possible that Mrs. John Martin, who has thrown books at lawyers in court and oth erwise shown her contempt for the law, will have to locate in the county prison. Justice Kerrigan has lined her $100 for contempt of court, with the alternative of imprisonment. In December Mrs. Martin bought 1108.86 worth of merchandise from Nathan, Dohrmnu A- Co. and disregarded frequent requests to liquidate her indebt edness. The claim was assigned to .1. I!. Raver and suit begun in the justice's court. Judgment was rendered by Justice Cook, but —till Mrs. Martin neglected to pay up. Two or three times she was or dered to appear before Justice Kerrigan On an order of examination, but she neg lected fo obey. When she was ordered to appear she sent a little perfumed note, written on pule blue paper, expressing her regret that she was unable to accept the Judge's kind in vitation on account of the fact that her presence was needed at home, where she was acting as general superintendent of a gang of carpenters, This was more than the Judge could bear, and an order was made fining Mrs. Martin $UM) with the alternative of twenty-fours' imprison ment. Mrs. Martin at once packed her things preparatory to moving to jail, when Judge Coffey threatened to commit her far contempt, SO she may take the same course this time. A SLIPPERY AFPAIR Nebraska Trying to "lake an Official Pay In Fees Lincoln, Feb. 22.— Suit against ex-State Oil Inspector Hilton was Bled today by Attorney-General Churchill, The petition prays for the recovery of $12,7211. The amount sued for is something of a sur prise as Hilton's shortage is only known to be $5,b'22, but the Attorney-'.enera! ba*9S r ' lo claim of the larger amount on the ground that Hilton retained $8,557 for his expenses, considered exorbitant. WAS DOUGLASS A PROPHET? Significant Letter Written Just Prior to His Death He Predicted That the Victory of the Republicans Would Make Them Indifferent Bait Lake, Utah, Fob. 22. — A special from Butt*) Mont., to the Herald says: Kllis P. I'assmore of tliis cfty today re ceived a letter written by Frederick Doug lass two days before the bitter's death. The letter if us follows; Cedar Hill, Aiiucomu. I>. C, Feb. 17. E. I". Tassmore: My Dear Sir:—l nun <t say [ am much elated by tbe victory by the Republican party, though I am glad that the Demo cratic party has mot with detent. I have many fears that tbe victory of tbe Republicans may make them even a tittle more Indifferent about protecting human rights under the Constitution than they were when they were in power be fore. It is to the shame of the Republican party that it could protect tho rights of American citizens everywhere but at home. It made no earnest effort to see that the Constitution was obeyed in the Southern States and the ballot box pro tected. Tbe Fourteenth amendment de clares llirtt when any stale shall de prive any of its eiti/ens of the elective franchise, representation shall be reduced, etc. No attempt has been made to en force tit is provision by the Re publican party or by any other, yet all swore to support ihe Constitution. I have not declnrcil for any particular candidate for the Republican nomination in tB!Hi, nor do I see any need of such declaration at this distance of time. The man likely to get il will be from some state which the Republicans think il diffi cult but important to carry Old Mr. Availability will as usual decide (he ques tiou us to who the man shall he; still we have a chance of netting a belter man from tbe Republicans than from the Dem ocrats or from the Populists. Very truly yours, Frederick Douglass. RAN TWO STORES Strange Story of a rierchant Brought to Light by a sillt New York, Feb. 22.— In ibe Court of Common Pleas Jsdwarcl McMillan ol YoungHtown, 0., issuing to recover $200, --000 from "John Clafiin and others." of the well-known dry goods linn. The hearing is set for a jury, ami will prob ably be reached by April ne.xt. According to statements made by (Tallin'sattorneys, in ihnk E. m. McGiUin ran two extensive stores in Cleveland, 0,. and dealt largely with their firm. The accounts had run to such an extent that Metiillan's indebtedness to the (Tallin company was no less than $1 ,800,000 tit that time. For some time previous Mc- Millan bad speculated ill Western cattle ranches. He therefore handed over his two Stores , together with certian stocks and bonds. iv his cattle com panies. Ciafiin's attorneys claim t hat the matter was fully settled at that time. MeGillan, however, in the winter of IHHO brought an a tachment suit against the two stori's in Cleveland, claiming 11,000, --00(1. The suit was dismissed. hi the present action plaintiff alleges that the stocks and bonds handed over in IHKH were of a value largely in excess oj the goods supplied. OEAT H IN THE WOODS A Hunting Party Frozen in the Southern I rust Belt New Orleans, Feb. 22. —Among the cas ualties of the snowst inn was the death of a hunting paity ii the woods at Alliance Plantation, nineteen m les below New Orlean >. They had been frozen to death in kneeling attitudes. This is tbe season to get. the best val ues and attention iv tine tailoring from 11. A. (letz, 112 W. Third street. Hollenbeck Hotel Cafe. Grill rooinsand private dining rooms. Oysters on shell. Kregelo a Brest,), tuntral direafsJSi Broadway and Sixth street. Tel. 24 1. Redlands oranges at. Althouse IJros'. Wall paper sc, T,ic per roll, Irt* f- MUstf PETER COMING TO THE FRONT Ireland's Middleweight Fights Hall to a Standstill A DRAW IN THE SIXTH Throughout the Fight the Australian Was on the Defense One nf the Oamest Battles Ever Fought Between International Pugs—The Referee's Decision Boston, Feb. 22.—The Suffolk Athletic Club, at a meeting tonight, presented a Bix-round bout between Peter Maher, champion middleweight of Ireland, and Jim Hal! of Australia as the chief feature. The referee, J. A. Keliher.called it a draw at the finish and the 20Mspectators hissed the decision. 'The battle was very tame, Maher forcing the fight in all but the fourth round and doing the most effective work. Throughout the contort Mall was on the defensive, and the coolness with which the sixth round was fought,irfiich was ex pected to be the hottest round, when both men walked to their corners, called forth hisses from the spectators. Maher was in perfect fighting form at 171 pounds- Hall was trim at lt>7 1-2. Maher forced Hall to the four corners of the ring and made his object the heart of the Australian. At no time during the contest was (here an indication of a finish contest but Maher showed his superiority In leading ami countering. Frank Keefe <>t South Boston and .lake Donovan of Mast Boston opened the en tertainment with a six-round contest. Donovan knocked Keefe out in one min ute and thirty seconds. Johnny McCann and M ; ke Ihdierty of Boston essayed an eight-round go, but the referee declared it off In the third round. Jake Smith and Tom Doherty, both of Boston, fought five rounds, the last win ning by I knockout in the fifth. The pout which called for the most ap plause was a six-round exhibition be rween Joe Lynch ami Jim Gallagher of Boston, in which (Gallagher stood up agginst great odds until the close. AS LONG AS WE LIVE There Will Be Pugilists and Ring Fights. John L. Sullivan Talks Jacksonville, Feb. 22.— When asked if he thought that in the light of recent events pugilism had any future in this country, John L. Sullivan replicu: "Yes; why not? There will be pugil ism and pugilists as long as men are made; as long as they have strength and desire to use it." Speaking as to his preference of the win ner of the big fight, tin 1 champion said: ' I want to see Corbctt win. I urn for Corbet, every time. My feelings, my sym pathies are all With him. Corbctl is an American and I am bound to stick to my countrymen always." The big fellow re iterated his recent declaration that he Would challenge ihe winner of the Cor bet t-Fitzsi mnmns affair. LOST ATSEA Nine Men and a Barge Go Down During a Storm Bermuda. Feb. •22. — Standard Oil "Barge No. 58 has arriv d here. On February 11 h the s tea me r Ma veri ek sa i led from Boston for Philadelphia with barge 58 in tow. On tiieStb, off Barnegat, the haw ser-' parted and the barge quickly disap peared. There were nine men* on the large, ano! it was feared they had been lost. Contract Laborers Barred Philadelphia, Feb. 22. —An attempt to secure admission at this port of three Belgian iron workers imported in viola tion of the contract labor law was prompt ly frustrated in the vigilance of the immi grant commissioners, and the three men a c now locked up on board the ship which brought them, awaiting tho dispo sition of their Cases. The Missouri Populists Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 22. -The open ing session of the National Industrial Legion, an auxiliary of the Populist party, was held this evening. The session was taken up principally with routine work. BLEW OFF HARRISON S HEAD j I The Crime of a Dressmaker in an j Oklahoma Town Old Story of a Woman Scorned.-The Dead flan Was Set to Spy on His Slayer Guthrie, O.Ta., Feb. 22.—Mrs. M. C. Taylor, a dressmaker, today blew off the head of William H. Harrison with ti shot gun. Niic had applied for a divorce and the oaee was set for tomorrow. She claims her husband hired Harrison to shadow her and get evidence against her. Harrison, she says, lias dogged her for weeks, and this morning entered her house. Whiyi she ordered him out and ho refused to go. she killed him. Use the Rest M aterlal Washington, Feb. 22.—Senator Wack burn from the Committee on Naval Af fairs, today reported an amendment to the Navy department bill autnhori/.ing the Secretary of the Navy to employ other metal than steel or alloy in the con struction of the proposed torpedo boats. The amendment is made at the sugges tion of the Secretary who desires the department may be left free to avail itself of any improvements in naval con struction as far as relates to the material • best adiipted for use iv torpedo boats. j He thinks an alloy lighter than steel may be used. Successful Naval Tests Berlin, Feb. 2:!.—At the sitting of the budget committee of the Reichstag today Vice-Admiral iiollman announced expe r inients had been made at the Krupp works of a new armor plate which had been hardened by a new process, and that the results obtained were wonderful. The process, he also said, greatly increasd the resisting power ol the plates. The Case Will Never Be Tried Cincinnati, Feb.Sß.— Prosecutor Hch wartz has received information from Dr. Beebe, who has examined Father Dominies O'Grady at the City Hospital, that bo is growing worse, anil thut his death is only a matter of time. The trial of the slayer of Mary (iilinartin was continued In* definitely '» 'be Criminal Court and the chances are the cases will never be set tor hearing at*4n. Baltimore's Old Court House Baltimore, Mil., Feb, Sl,—-There was unveiled today a tubict to mark tin 1 sin of the old court house from the stairs of '.vbu-k was read tirst to the Jh iplc of Ral- Uuiore the Declaration of laNsj>«ndencs, WHERE REVOLUTIONS BREED Hot Words Swallowed at tbe Point of a Pistol EPISODE ON A RIO STEAMER Brazil on the Eve of Another Revolu. tionary Overthrow The Newspapers and People All Talking Flght-A Presidential Row Is the Result Rio de Janeiro, Feb. 22.—When the steamship between Mana and Parinka, of twe Petropolis line, was steaming into thl* city full of pasengers of all age, sexes and conditions yesterday, one of the friends of the insurgent naval and mili tary commanders, General Caldas, while dissussing with the others the acts of the last administration, uttered the following phrase: "O Floriano Peixoto c un bandido," —Floriano Peixoto is a bandit. The words were hardly out of his mouth when Dr. Santo da Silva, at the month of a pistol, politely requested him to retract them, which he did, greatly to the dis gust of his friends. At the same time, Colonel Fonteura intimated that if Gen eral Caldas had any friend in the crowd who wished to repeat what he had said and retracted he was at his disposal to compel hi in to swallow the words. Those people who aided Peixoto while he was still President are here called " Abvssinians," and the newspapers, Clerical, Monarchist, Federalist, all, in fact, who arc trying to "get in" at the cost of those who de fended the legal government, are doing their best to demoralize those who were kind and loyal to the republic. Many persons believe the navy is being re-equipped, and that on January 2Sd the supreme military tribunal decided the revol ed midshipmen, called here "aspir ants," are included in the decree of par ilon issued by President Morales on Janu ary Ist. lir. Santiago was seen yesterday by the Associated Press correspondent. He said: "The marshal is now convalescing. His limbs are almost in their normal state. He can walk alone without crutches or a Stich, On line mornings he takes rather a long walk. He usually spends some three hours each day in reading the Rio papers. The L'nited States Minister held a con ference yesterday with the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Carloda Carvelho, in reference to the settlement of American merchants who were illegally compelled to pay expedient, duties on goods imported under the special treaty. All such claims have been allowed. The Journal de Brazil, the Apostole, the Gazetta da Tarde and the Gerrio de Tarde have been publishing day after day lists of insurgents said to have bepn shot without trial. Among others they give the names of some twenty sailors from the Uranus and placed on their bulletin boards the photographs of the principal ones, Charles Beanian and others. What must have been their feelings to see the whole number, over twenty, "victims of iheir cowardly tyrant, dic tator, murderer, " etc.,march into the edi torial rooms of the Journal da Brazil recently, and ask the chief editor, the clerical monarchist. Dr. Ferdando Mendes de Almeida, to take their names out of the dead list and not to hang out their photographs, as they were still alive. The list of the summarily shot has been re duced by over one hundred, but the num ber grows daily, as the facilities for In venting* names, occasions and circum -t :i lees are immense. Colonel [nnocencio BersedeHo Correa, ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs, ex-Minis ter of the Interior, ex-Minister of Finance under Peixoto, who resigned at the same time as Admiral De Mello, that is, long enough before the termination of Peixo to's career to render them ineligible, and who fully expected to be either President or Vice-President with De Mello, has written a long explanation of the facts, as seen through the eyes of a would-be in surgent. Knights o< the Jimmy Thomaston, Conn., Keb. 22.—Three men blew off the doors of the Thomaston Sav ings Bank vault at 1 a. ra. today and se cured all the cash in the vault. Citizen* aroused by the explosion were driven back at the muzzles of revolvers by the robbers. The bank officers say the amount secured is small. Carver Wins Again Davenport, lowa, Fcb.22. —At th? Foreit and (inn Club tournament this afternoon, Dr. Carver won the third of a series of championsb-P shoots with Budd. The total score was, 88 to 77. 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