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L°* Angeles Theater wrA&ISSaUS. Tre " urer '
Madeline Lucrtte Ry ley's Merry Farce as Given at the N. V, Lyceum Theater,
*« *V— A <*•**** Member, °' 0t,,,,,,l
Regular Pries*—Me. toe. 75a, 11 00. Seat* now on aale. Telephone Main TO
|oe Angeles Theater g.»;^^Z?£ Ttt "™ r -
An evening with your favorite*.
(M , / tj . The Famoui Lecture Manager, giving
iff a/or James JS. Zrond Memories of the Lyceum
Or, Twenty Year* a Peeler ln Other Men'a Brain*. Illnitrated by over ISO atereoptlcon view*.
Ssati new oa «»le. Re ervedteat*. tOoenn: admlaiion, 23c*nt*. Tel. Main 70.
CC\%*\ale, - an ft -Xnyetes Society
VaudeviHe Zheater
fyy% , . fmm . -R. J. JOHE QUINTETTE, Fred Rycroft, first tenor;
////rr/tttn* liftfTnil W. R. Maxwell, baritone; A F. Gorman, second
aW«r>«**» WUUJf ywHl W. H. Brown, basso; R. J. JO»K, the celc-
Any Seat, 25c breted contra tenor. The Human Music Sheet; a
rhilHran «n* novel, ingenious combination ot fun. music and
uni aren.. toe iurpr ' Mi w i in JOSEPHINE sabe.,, tbe clever
(jallery ..toe vivacious ehanteuse international and 40 colored
vooalista WEBB and HAbSAN, hand acrobats and
head to head balancer*. Th* American Blograpb, a new serle* ol vltwa. Will H. Fox, Whitney
Bros., Smart and William. Mandola. Price* never ohanglng. Evening, reserved seau, 2ic and
50o; gallery, 100. Regular matinee*, Wedneaday. Saturday and Sunday Telephone Main 1447.
Durhank ThontAf JOHN * c - fibhkr, Manager.
Huruann ■ neuter house crowded. tel. main 1270
ZThe SSetasco-Vhail C**% PRESENTING
Vho Sirl S Xeft behind Wfo
fyat/nee Veday at 2 »pJy*nl&ifc W *
£lmpson Auditorium Aftwf.nSKsth.tre.u
TONIGHT Farewell Lecture g ty arion Crawford
XJoniyhi —Italian Home Life in the Middle Ages
For the Joint benefit of the Associated Charities and the lark Ellen Home for Newsboy*.
.Reserved seat* now on aale
PRlCES—Admission, Me. Reserved seat*, 75 cent* and 11.00 at the Blanchard Piano Company.
agricultural Park
• • Jifares and jfcounds * »
Conning Sunday, April Sd. commencing at 10:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the day, rain
or ahine; 32 dog-stake. 1100 parse. Admtsslou, 25 cent*; ladle* free, including grand stand.
Music by Seventh Regiment Band. Take Main-street ears.
IJnlty Church Sunday Cpeniny 1
Third and Hill Stmts g g> ojf
gj\ , . A, gf . President of Stanford Jr. University,
Wauid Otarr Jordan yX d ch v " c W r ' ,t ■-
ADMISSION 25a "7!he Search /or Unearned JVappiness" \
Qallfornla Limited | i
Via Oanta *¥c !/ioute\ a***
Leaves Los 800 a.m. Tuesday and Friday | 'Don't
Leaves Pasadena 8:25 a.m. Tuesday and Friday i
Arrive Kansas City ...6:to p.m. Thursday and Sunday { 9/9/.. <i I
Arrive Si. Louis- 700 a.m. Friday and Monday 5 ' ,
Arrive Chicago „ 9:43 a.m. Friday and Monday 'iVii*'i.i i-js.i.n..' 1
This great train, with Its famous dining-car service. 1* run lor passengers with Srat-claa* i
ticket* only, bnt no charge beyond the regular ticket and ileeplng-car rate 1* made. Dining ,
cars serve breakfast leaving Lot Angeles. Vestlbuled and electric lighted. All the luxuriea of
modern travel. I
Jfite~ Shaped TJracke..
IB addition to the regular train service the Santa Fe runs on every Tuesday and Saturday a ,
apteial express train, taking in Redlands, Riverside and the beauties of Santa Ana Canyon.
Leave* Lo* Angels* at Oa m; leave* Paaadeca at 9:25 a. m. Returning arrive*at Lo* Angeles at t
i.a6p.m.. Pasadenat:6o p. m., giving two hour* (topat both Redlands and Riverside. ,
VAc voservatton tjar opportunity for seeing) the biohtb ,
San oit?ffo and Coronado 32each <
Two dally trains, r-rrjring parlor cars, make the ran In about four houra bom Lo* Angeles, .
and on Tuesday ani Saturday night* the Coronado Special will run. The ride is delightful,
carrying you for seventy mile* along the Pacific Ocean beach. I
Santa Fe Route Office, 200 Spring St., corner Second i
jyilehlre Ostrich Farm Ss^ab*£ d oeand AVJt j
Grand Avenue Car* te Galea—s minute* from City Hall and Principal Hotels 1
Ostrich iPiumes, Coliarettes, SSoas, Ostrich Cyys — Open aii Day '
jfe th * ■ Ptum*d Slants
«10,000 Challenge the Original Ostrich Farm. Every Lady Gets an Ostrich Feather Free. J
Will Take Aotlon on the Pacific Cable
HONOLULU, March 24.-(Vla San Fran
cisco, April 1.) A bill has been Introduced
In the Hawaiian senate to authorise the
construction of a cable by the Pacific Cable
company, known as tbe Borymser com
pany, whose bill In congress was favorably
reported on by a committee of the house
several weeks ago.
The bill elves the exclusive cable rights
to the Islands for to years. It must be laid
within 18 months after the passage of the
act by the American congress and ex
tended to Japan within three years. It
must be capable of transmitting 15 words
a minute. The rate between here and the
United States ls not to exceed 85 cents a
word, and to Japan not to exoeed 90 cents
a word. In case of war the president may
Belie the cable and exclude all messages he
sees fit, A guarantee of 135,000 ln govern
ment bonds ls to be put up by the company.
In accordance with the recommendation
of President Dole and the senate finance
committee, the salaries ot the cabinet min
isters have been increased from $4600 to
The senate has passed a bill relating to
the registry of foreign-built vessels. It
restricts the Issuance of registers of ves
sels to citizens or corporations having a
i>lace of. business and having carried on
sunn business within the republic for the
Iwo years immediately preceding such ap
plication for registry. Declaration must
u!ao be made by corporations, as forindt
.!duals, that no aliens are Interested ln the
vessel or its profits or issues, except those
v. ho may own capital stock of such Oorpor
titlon. The act Is not to affect existing
Laid to Rest In the GHasnevin Ceme
dale Saturday from burns resulting from
the Igniting of her clothing while she was
sitting before a fire, were today removed
from Avondale to Glasnevln cemetery. The
body was encased ln an oak coffin, with
brass mountings. The cortege was fol
lowed to the station by a large part of the
population of Avondale. In thla city a vast
concourse awaited the arrival of the body
and walked ln proceaalon to the cemetery.
Mrs. Farnell was burled beside tbe grave
of her distinguished son, Charles Stewart
Many wreaths were placed upon the
graves, among them being one from the
United States ambassador. Col. John Hay.
Another wreath, which came from New
York, was Inscribed, "In affectionate mem
ory of one whose every heart throb beat
for the cause." The Parnelllte members of
the house of commons sent a wreath bear
ing the inscription, "To the memory of his
dead mother, from hia faithful surviving
Among the chief mourners were Mrs.
Parnell's grandson, W. H. Parneir, and
many members of the house of commons.
Austrian Outbreaks
LONDON, April I—A dispatch to the
Times from Vienna says: A serious
agrarian outbreak baa taken place in the
Hatsfeld district, Hungary. There has been
a conflict between the rloTses and the
gendarmes. The gendarmes fired upon the
mob and three laborers were killed and
several severely wounded. The mob there
upon charged the gendarmes and several
were wounded.
Jeffries Matched
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1.-The Olympic
club this evening matched Pete Everett,
sometime* called "Mexican Pete," to meet
Jim Jeffries ln a 10-round contest before
that club on the night of April Kth. Ac
cording to an agreement signed by the
men, hitting la the breakaway ls allowed.
The pugilists will receive 60 pay cent of th*
gross receipts; ot this sum th* winner
Ukes t*SAdthelo««r«n«r«wfc /z!_J
And the Majority Only Waits the Sug
gestion of the Executive to
Declare War
Associated Press Special Wire
WASHINGTON, April I.—There ia
little doubt that the president and
the members of his cabinet now re
gard a conflict with Spain as almoat
inevitable. In his message to con
gress, which ln all probability will
be sent in next Monday, and certain
ly next week, It Is understood that
the president will review at some
length the record as lt stands be
tween this government and Spain,
but will not insist upon further time
ln which to continue negotiations
looking to a peaceful solution of the
Cuban problem. The cabinet meet
ing this morning was unquestion
ably the most Important held in
many years. It received Spain's an
swer to the 'Ultimatum of this gov
ernment, and, finding it unsatisfac
tory, practically decided upon a pol
icy which at this hour seems certain
to involve hostilities.
The whole record will be laid before con
gress, and the question now under earnest
consideration Is what shall be the particu
lar form our policy shall take ln bringing to
an end the horrors in Cuba and aecurlng
the independence ot the Island. Proposi
tions ranging from a simple recognition of
Cuban Independence to a straight-out dec
laration of war have been urged at the Cap
itol, but there la hardly a doubt that tho
majority of congress will await the exec
utive lead before talcing action and are
disposed' to adopt Mr. McKlnley's sugges
tions on this point. It is thought that any
of the resolutions except possibly simple
recognition of independence, would lead
to war.
There were, of course, all sorts of rumors
ln circulation, Including reports of media
tion by some European powers, but ho
suggestion had come to this government
as late as 5 oclock. In response to a direct
question, Assistant Secretary Day said
that there had been no offer of mediation
by any foreign government,
One member of the cabinet. In speaking
ot the meeting today spoke substantially
as follows:
"In the morning lt was apparent to all
of us, having exhausted all diplomatic ef
forts to bring about a better condition of
affairs in Cuba, and they having failed, the
whole question must be submitted to con
gress. At our afternoon meeting the presi
dent requested each member of the cabinet
to express freely his individual opinion as
to what should be done. The discussion
was entirely on the lines Indicated by the
members. Nothing definite was decided
upon and no conclusions reached. The
president will take the views submitted to
him under consideration, preparatory to
bis message to congress, which will be sent
early next week. President McKinley has
done a great deal of work recently and ap
pears pretty well fatigued. Consequently
he witt take some little rest before begin
ning work on the message. He has not yet
determined what recommendation will be
communicated to congress. My own indi
vidual opinion is that but little faith can
be put In promises mad* by Spain, and this
makes me hesitate about accepting with
any confidence her latest proposals.
"In the first place, she promised a long
tlm* ago that the reconcentrados would be
released. The result shows this promise
has not been kept. Now the proposes io
release them but keep them under military
supervision. Who can tell whether she will
adhere to this expressed Intention? Broad
ly; there appears to be three courses open
to the president ln dealing further with
thla matter. The first of these Is to accept
the proposals submitted by Spain In reply
to the American representations, the sec
ond to relegate the whole matter to con
gress and let that body do as It seems
proper, which I think would, mean inter
vention; and, thirdly, to take a middle
stand. But, as I said' before, nothing has
yet been determined upon by the president,
or. If he has reached a decision, he dld< not
communlcat* lt to the members ofthe cab
inet today.
"Yes, reference was made by Spain to
the Maine matter in the reply she sent
through Minister Woodiword. She made no
offer to pay for the loss, but suggested that
the matter be settled by arbitration. So
far as I recall, she expressed l no regret for
the sad occurrence, and the whole thing
was regarded as a coldblooded statement."
The second session of the cabinet lasted
from 6 to 6:20 oclock.
The Spanish minister called at the state
department at 4:30 oclock and was In con
ference with Judge Day for some time. AU
though there was the strictest reserve as
to what had occurred, lit can be atatedpos
ltlvely that the United States submitted
no further propositions, nor did the Span
ish minister offer anything which changed
the situation of affairs.
Both sides regarded the issue as made up,
wltb no likelihood Of further negotiations
between now and tbe time when the presi
dent will submit the whole case to con
gress. The United States has presented
Its demand and Spalp has given her answer.
Thus the case stands. While thla brings a
halt- to the active negotiations which have
|Ss»tlnaed '>«■> Page Two>
Whether or Not the President
Sends In a Message
Though Made By McKinley and Backed
By Fairbanks
The Committee Ready to Report, and the Senate Ready
to Pass the Resolution to Be
WASHINGTON, April I.—The president has washed his hands of all
responsibility. The sub-committee of the senate committee on foreign rela
tions has forced him to act. He will turn the whole Cuban matter over to
Congress on Monday.
This morning the president wanted another week's delay. He told
Senator Fairbanks and other peace patriots that it was absolutely necessary
for the safety of this government. Large numbers of guns, quantities of
shells and smokeless powder had been purchased abroad and were now ready
to be shipped. Until these munitions of war were on board ship and started
for this country, war could not be declared. Otherwise they would .be con
traband of war, and the country permitting their shipment would commit an
act hostile to Spain.
This argument worked. Senator Fairbanks was in favor of giving the
president a month's time, if necessary, but it was thought best to consult the
leaders in the two houses of congress.
Senator Davis, chairman of the committee on foreign relations, was sent
for in haste. The situation was explained to him and he was urged to pre
sent it to his committee on his return to the senate. This he did. He
returned to the White House soon and delivered the ultimatum of the senate.
"We will not wait one minute beyond Monday," their judgment was,
based on other grounds.
Since last Monday the sub-committee has been busy examining the report
of the court of inquiry into the disaster to the Maine. It found that the
Maine had been blown up through carelessness and gross negligence on the
part of the Spanish government
From the witnesses it was learned that the state department had been in
possession of the most damaging testimony for weeks. This testimony had
simply been pigeon-holed, and but few people knew of its existence.
One piece of evidence was a copy of a cablegram from London, when
first intimation was made to the Spanish government that an American war
vessel was to be sent to Havana, ordering specially prepared wire cables, which
are used to connect submarine mines with land electrical batttries. The date
of the telegram was so far prior to the arrival of the Maine that the order
could be filled.
A second piece of evidence was a copy of a cablegram sent by General
Weyler directing that his letter to Senor Guzman, a copy of which Honore
Lame had published in the New York Journal two days before, be instantly
In his letter Weyler had admitted that as far back as 1896 he had pre
pared a submarine mine in the harbor of Havana.
It was on this testimony, in addition to that sent to congress by the
president, that the sub-committee reached its conclusion that the Maine was
blown up through carelessness and gross negligence on the part of the
Spanish government. Knowing that the president himself has been ac
quainted with the facts for weeks this sub-committee determined they can
no longer trust his guidance, and so it sent its answer of.
"No further delay."
The committee reports to the senate on Monday, whether the president
sends a message or not.
The sub-committee has reached its final conclusions. It reports to the
full committee tomorrow. The conclusions of the committee were reached
by a virtually unanimous vote.
Stripped of its verbiage, the resolution to be reported will read:
"That the people of the island of Cuba are, and of right ought to be,
tree and independent" MAX F. IHMSEN.
Twelve Pages
While Warships at Havana Depart ts>
Convoy the Torpedo Flotilla
Into American Waters
Associated Press Special Wire
MADRID, April 1.-Midnight.-The
Spanish torpedo flotilla has arrived at
Porto Rico.
WASHINGTON, April 1.-The Madrid
dispatch announcing the arrival of the
Spanish torpedo flotilla at Porto Rico was
quite unexpected at Washington and cre
ated considerable comment ln naval cir
cles. So far as could be learned, no Infor
mation on this point has been received by
either the state or navy departments.
The arrival ot the flotilla surpasses all
forecasts as to the time necessary to make
the trip and Indicates that a high rate of
speed was maintained across the ocean.
President McKinley manifested much In
terest ln the dispatch from Madrid that the
Spanish flotilla had arrived at Porto Rico.
About the house a good deal of surprise
was expressed that the flotilla had made so
swift a passage from the Canaries, and
there was a disposition among some to
whom the Information was given not to
credit lt, the opinion being that lt had been .
given out by the Madrid officials to pre
vent the flying squadron from sailing.
WASHINGTON, April L—The flying
squadron ls to remain ln Hampton Roads
for the present at least. This announce
ment was made late this afternoon by Sec
retary Long and set at rest the reports
which had been current throughout the
day that a movement of the squadron was
Imminent. The secretary stated that the
department believed that the present ren
dezvous of the squadron was the most
available one from which the ships under
Commodore Schley would operate ln car
rying out the purpose for which It was
formed—that ls, the protection ot the
North Atlantic seaboard. He added that
no orders had been Issued to Commodore
Schley and that none were ln immediate
In the various phases of the situation to
day the flying squadron stood out promi
nently, both as a center of public Interest
ln connection with rumored orders for Its
sailing from the roads, and as a matter of
consideration by the department. It Is said
on reliable authority that the department
discussed the question of ordering the
ships to sea, presumably, though not offi
cially so stated, In accordance with the ap
proach of the Spanish torpedo flotilla.
It has been an open secret for some days
that the naval authorities have regarded
the approach of the Spanish flotilla with ap
prehension, and their feelings In this re
gard were strong enough to call the mat
ter to the attention of the authorities.
After considering the matter, however. It
was decided that no orders would be Issued
looking to a movement of the squadron.
While the decision is understood to have
been based primarily upon the fact that
it would be unwise to remove the ships
from their present valuable strateglo posl-
(Continued on Page Five)
Spanish officials still express confi
dence In a peaceful solution of pend
ing questions and Senor Sagasta is es
pecially sanguine.
The Minneapolis sails from League
Island to join the flying squadron at
Hampton Roads: the fleet ls already
a formidable one, but no plans have
been matured for putting lt to use ln
stopping the Spanish torpedo flotilla.
Sagasta politely expresses to the
United States his opinion that the In
surgents are the people that should
ask for an armistice ln Cuba and not
the United States; the answer may not
be so polite.
Naval officials are exceedingly busy,
but are growing more reticent con
cerning the torpedo fleet, .but no ac
tion ls taken to intercept It, and it Is
now believed to be too late to inter
fere with its progress.
The strength of the war spirit in the
house is shown by action taken* on the
naval appropriation bill; as passed,
the bill provides for twenty-four tor
pedo boats and torpedo boat destroy
ers, instead of the twelve asked for by
the committee; the senate spends the
day in secret session, considering the
purchase of the Danish West India
Editor Brann of the Texas Icono
clast and his friend Captain Davis
meet on the street; when their greet
ings are concluded Brann and Davis
are fatally wounded and three by
standers are suffering from bullet
The foreign relations committee of
the senate will on Monday report a
resolution recognizing the independ
ence of the Cuban republic and pro
viding for Intervention by the United
States with her military and naval
' The president and cabinet are con
vinced that war ls Inevitable; Spain
having made answer to America's
propositions. It's McKinley's move,
which will be taken by a message to
congress on Monday.
The Spanish torpedo flotilla reaches
Porto Rico, and Spanish warships
leave Havana, presumably to convoy
the torpedo boats Into American
waters. ,
Mrs. Henrotin of Chicago pleads for .
peace; Mrs. Shlllington of the same i
city lost one son on the Maine, and <
has another ready to die for Cuban .
mothers and to sustain his country's •
honor. ,
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