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Measure Measurcis is Killed KH ed In the t e Senate ena e by byYote Y Vote of Nine Nineto NineN INineto
d to Nine NineFriends N INineFriends in e
Friends of the Bill Defend Utkhs Ut h s Right to Regulate Her HerOwn HerOwn HerOwn
Own Affairs
The senate acn late yesterday afternoon afternoonby ItftQrIloonby
by a vote of 9 3 to 8t O sustained Su8ta1 ned Governor GovernorWells GovernorVen GovernorVeII
I Wells Ven veto of tht t isvans nn8 bill The prob probable probable jrobbIe ¬
able bIe result wa Was su well understood by bythe bythe bythe
the senators that It was agreed not to totnake tomake tomake
make any speeches 8 ee he except ex eptln In explana explanaTtlon xplannton
4 Ttlon ton of vote vot An audience that filled fllledevery filledevery filledevery
every Mat In the gallery and over overfWwed overfldved overfktwed
fWwed TittBgttia r ho floor had gathered to tohear tohear toIbear
hear the Jfli lflnarks 9m arks rks and witness the vet voting VtIng vetIng ¬
ing ingSome
Some of the members moae m e no O talks talksat talksat talksat
at all The Th88ptecheR Th speeches of most oftne oftneothers of fthcothers tue tueothers
others were wer brief and couched In mod moderate moderate modcrate ¬
erate fnrL term Even the author of the theany thebt thebll
bt bll f fW to becom8exclted or to after afterany olterany
any r wre fretrItleimg ir criticisms rltIcl m8 on the power that thathad thnthftd thathid
had made the accomplishment of hIs htspurpose hIsrnlP08e hisP1rpose
purpose imr ImO imnoesible > o 8fble It wa1 V l Senator
Murtlock M unlock who moved that the bill pass passnotwithstanding passntwltbetandlng passfltWithstandlng
notwithstanding the objections of the thegovernor thogovenaor thegovcrior
governor governorSenafiir govenaorSena1 govcriorSenathr
Senafiir Sena1 r Alders was the first name namecalled namerailed nameealled
called uIn In casting ca casUn tlz my vote for the
G bill bmo said he h I did not at the time timeconsider timeronetder
J consider whether It would meet with withth withth withthe
th the approval or the disapproval dl pproval of his hisexcellent hisexcenent hisexcellent
excellent excellency the governor I
have had no reason to change my opin ¬
ion and I therefore vote ote aye ayeAllison ayeIllson e eAllison
Allison Illson Denounces Bill BillAt BiliAt BUlUAt
UAt At the time this bill was Intre introduced Intrec1uced Intreduced ¬
duced said Allison 001 I feared ten red that thntIt thntItwiuld it itwould ItwcnlcI
would pass aB At that time I predicted predictedthat predletedtht predictedthat
that its passage would be proclaimed proclaimedto
to the reople of the United States and andwould andwould andwould
would be construed by b them as s mean meaning meanIng meanIng ¬
ing a revival of polygamy in Titan I Isubmit Isubmit Isubmit
submit that my mypredicUons predictions have been beenverified beenverified beenverIfld
verified A friend just back from tho thoeast thoca theeet
east ca t told me yesterday that people ev everywhere everywhere everywbere ¬
erywhere were w ° re deploring the passage passageof
of this measure me ure and demanding that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the question of polygamy ba b regulated regulatedby
by federal ft > deral enactment They were de denouncing denounciug doflouncing ¬
flouncing the people of Utah as cove covenant covenant covenant ¬
nant breakers and pledge breakers I Ibelieve Ibelieve Ibelieve
believe mischief has been done but b t I Ibelieve IlIe Ibelieve
believe lIe e 75 j per cent of the sting
has been taken out O t of it by this veto vetomessage vetomeget vetomessage
message which I consider CODslderthe the greatest greatestpaper grenteetpaper greateetpaper
paper that has over ver been Issued I ued from fromib looml tremte
ib l te office of our get g eat executive Ipray I pay
to God od that no such piece of legisla legislation legislation legielation ¬
tion will ever come before a Utah leg ¬
islature again aganCow agaJnBowe11 againowel1
Bowe11 Cow owel1 ll Votes for Veto VetoIn VetoIn
5 In explainl his vote Senator Howell HoweUBald Howellsaid Howellsaid
said that it h as more than ten years yearsbyen yearlslnce earh earhtInce
tInce lnce t tb praclce otI of poIygny Iygamy wee pro proJ1baeifl ro
1 J1baeifl 4Jt P A Ih
4 4JP z tutlon utlon had rorbtd forbidden it and laWsh41 laws had hadT
y T byen hen enacted cted or the subject The ThecthJ dl dlcm dis disUI
cthJ cm UI Jons btI aarthiB dfl tolll floor he continued continuedhave continuedhave continuedhave
have shown 8ho that unlawful cohabita cohabitation cohabitation cohabitation ¬
tion and the socalled adultery which whichhas whichhas whichhas
has been the result of the plural mar marriage marriage marriage ¬
riage syttem 3YIt ouCh not to be prose prosecuted proHcuted preeecuted ¬
cuted And it was the general opinion opinionthat opinionthat opinionthat
that in time Un Ie the present pr lent condition of ofaffairs ofatTalr ofalTaire
affairs will b extinguished forever foreverBelieving foreverBelieving foreverBelieving
Believing thoroughly In the sincerity sincerityof sin erlty erltyot
of the people pe te I represent I hoped chat chatthe ihatthe thatthe
the Urns tlm had come when wh n the same laws lawsand lawsond lawsand
and the same restrictions that apply
to residents re81d nt of other states mi mfht ht be beapplied beoppl1ed beapjlled
applied to our state and be adequate adequateto
to meet m t the present and future respect respecting respectIngo respectlog ¬
log this uubjet But unfortunately the
division on thir question hasbeen the thesame theBarne thesame
same division dlvl lon that th t we have witnessed wltne ed
In this state for yzm 3 ars I am pleased pleaacdthough pleasedthough pleasedthough
though to observe hat we ar unan ¬
imous in one opinion nd that is I that
the present pre ent conditions > in this utate utateare atatare itateare
are satisfactory to all pieties and aj ajb all allpeople 1 1people
b people and thc th tht t he who becomes me an iff 11
1 former should be odious in the sight sightof
of all men I hardly think tht here hereafter he1eafter hereafter ¬
after any man will attempt to t bring
odium Uum on his neighbors and aglate agii < te
this UlI question que Un In deference d ference now L t
the feelings of a large part of our peo people peopie peopie ¬
pie I iotfc iot no noSaid noSaid noSaid
Said Senator S nator Johnson J 001 I beiieved beiievedwhen bei1eVedwhen beitevedwhen
when I voted for this bill that Utah
had the right to regulate her own In ¬
ternal affairs naJr without the advice ot otconsent otnsent otnsent
consent nsent of the th people of or0ther other states stat
I am still of that opinion arid I cast c sl my my
vote again In favor of the bill billXbung blllYoung billY9ung
Young Utah Vindicated VindicatedThe
The j ovrrnor trnor has spoken and nd his hisx hiswOM hiswordshave
wOM wordshave 1MVe tlO uncertain sound said
Senator Kle KlestL tl He 8W his dutY and
he had Ct to curtge rnse to perform it I
think he s the x reaiest governor In ine Ink
JL k these e e rockribbed mountains The In Int
fjfatroductim rtzoductlfl t roducttm of l this bill has ha been bene beneback
I 1i 1ichl l 1 in that It
< has shown to the p pee peelie o ole
le a21 II over the Urlted States that our
f high igh authorities ae not willing to So
I back to the old ot conditions Young Utah Utahs
hos s been vindicated vindicatedSenator vlndlcatedSenutor vindicatedSenittor
Senator Larsen Lar en spoke briefly I will willsay wIllJay willsay
say lie te e said aId that when this bill was
first introduced I strongly trong doubted the thepropriety thepr thepropriety
propriety pr priety of It I have the highest re regard regard regard ¬
gard for the i eople > for whose benefit
It was Introduced and I wanted to toprotect toprotet toprotect
protect them But listening listen Ins to the roe reasons re reffms roeSons ¬
sons advanced adan ed by our excellent gov governor govt governor ¬
ernor t > I have become convinced that
It wi WJ w unwise and I shall shailvote vote to sus sustain sustaJn ntistam ¬
tain tam the veto vetoSxnoots vetoSmoots vetoSnioots
Sxnoots Reasons ReasonsSenator ReasonsRenator BeasonsSenator
Senator Snv Smnot > ot said ho had read the theveto thecto theVeto
veto cto arefully < and nd he would like to
< discuss < every feature of It if it were werenot were110t worenot
not for the limited tims 001 I see lje ljewent lew bevent
went w nt on tha that the i1e governor says ys he heIs heis heis
Is the product of the plural marriage marriagerelation marrt marrtrcoaUon marrlagerelation
relation I want to eay that Im with withhim withhim withhim
him In that condition and further furthermore furtbermore furthermore ¬
more that my good old father whose whosepicture whosepicture whosepicture
picture hangs on the w wail Ul of this cham chamber chamb chantbr ¬
ber b r and nd who served as mayor of Salt SaltI SnitIA1ke lt ltLake
I Lake > ake twelve years ears without compensa compensation compnsatio compensation ¬
tion tio and of whose who e rovrd I am proud proudvould proudwoald proudwoild
vould toave died childless if it hod hadnot hadnotbPfn not notIxfn notbPfn
bPfn for that principle There are oth others othr8 othcr5 ¬
ers > r8 in thttt same me condition The Mor Mormon 11ormon Morpion ¬
mon people have kept tetth with the theAmerican theAmerican
American nation There Its neverbeen peverbeen pever peverbfen
been any an occasion o < c8ion when a pledge was wasmad wasmad wasmad
mad that it was not kept The proud proudbtnst proUdbtot proudbiut
btnst of our business men is that their theircredit theircredit theircredit
credit is par excellence wherever wher v > r they theyjjarentage theywant theywant
want to dn business Being of the theparP11t8ge thelrntae
jjarentage that I am raised and edu educated educated edurated ¬
cated as I have been I want to Bay Bayto sayto nayto
to you that I would not do myself jus justice j justiee s sctke ¬
tice or my father r bher or my dear beI beled < yoM Vddnother yoMnother
J nother justice if I didnt say with withthe withthesenator the theperator thesenator
senator from Wayne V11 e that this govern government b governTnent VfrJ VfrJment ¬
ment has no right to interfere with xvlthour withour withour
our internal aflteirs I balltvo boll v that we wewill wevill Vewill
will resrret that th9t th t the tl governors veto vetota vetowas vetowas
was sustained anti hat this bill faied faiedt fnlled fnlledbecome
ta t > > become a low You cant tell me metliat metrat metiat
tliat tht th business men and the intelli intelligent Inte111ent inteillgent ¬
gent ent m mm > n and tiuj fh h tniMsmon of the theUnited theenited theThited
United 3ta Stae es will 111 nottsay lot say the people peoplerf neoplet1Utalh peopleUtielt
rf t1Utalh tltaih Hd not do right in protecting protectingttifc protectfnth
ttifc th people peo e who lived in inthe the plural re reJf 1ellItdn yeietlhn
Jf llItdn tftm and that they th > y hav not nbt acted In Ingood Ingood ingood
good ftith lI h With nip n this has simply simplybeen simplybei
been bei n a question questuoutuf tte t101lo of what was wasrIght right rightJ 1fy1 1fy1f My
o J J1 fl
deliberate opinion Is that before many manymoons manymoons manymoons
moons the senators would be glad to tohave tohave tohave
have this legislature reconvened and andto andto andto
to reenaot this law If a storm fiust fiustcome Iiustcome lust lustcome
come for Gods sake let It be n cy cyclone cyelone cyclone ¬
clone and dont let us have a continu continuous continuoue continuou ¬
ous ou gale which wh1 h will come if the Evans EvansbUr Evansbill
bill fails I believe the Evans bill would wOuldprobably wouldprobably
probably have produced a cyclone but butIt butIt butit
It would have passed over and nd we wewould wewould wewould
would hpve had peace I am not a aprophet 0prophet a aprophet
prophet but I proclaim this to wbe be a afact a at afat
fact t I vote a most emphatic aye ayeSenator ayeSenator ayeSenator
Senator Tanners Position PositionSenator PositionSenutor PositionSenator
Senator Tanner explained that before beforethe beforethe beforethe
the flrst vote was taken on < In the bill he heweighed heweighed heweighed
weighed well everything that could couldpossibly couldpo couldpossibly
possibly po slbly have Qve any an bearing beadn on it uIt uItappealed It Itappealed ILappealed
appealed to me in this way he went wenton wenton wenton
on Is it right And in my heart of ofhearts ofhearts ofhearts
hearts there was an answer that told toldme toldme toldme
me It vas right Every very senator agreed agreedthat agreedthat agreedthat
that it was right to protect this peo peoole peotle peeole
ole from that most mos despicable of man mankind mankindthe mankindthe ¬
kind kindthe the informer Then I asked my myself myselt myself ¬
self If Utah had the rlgfit to enact such sucha
a law and the answer came back thttt thtttwa t1mtwe thntwe
we did but that it would take cour courage cournge courage ¬
age So long as the people of Utah Utahbow Utahbow Utahbow
bow tn n slavish acquiescence a r utscence to the thestormstnrters thetormstnrters thestormetarters
stormstnrters so long will we be under underthe underthe underthe
the ban of suspicion But some day daywe dayVa daywe
we will be known as we are and not notas notas notas
as we are reported to be Here Sen Senator Senator Seaator ¬
ator Tanner praised Governor WellsCor Wellsfor Wells Wellsfor
for his ability as an executive and as asa asa i ia
a man Concluding he sold he stood stoodnow stoodnow stoodnow
now as he stood before and would vote voteto yoteto voteto
to puss the bill again againThomas againThomas againThomas
Thomas Against InformersSenator InformersSenator Informers InformersSenator
Senator Thomas said if he could have havehad havehad havehad
had his wish the veto would have been beenailqwed beenallQwed beenallqwed
allQwed to lie on the table until the theend theend theend
end of the session He was sorry the thenecessity then thenecessity
necessity n ceS8ity for aotlng on it had ho < 1 arisen arisenIhe arisenlhe arisenIhe
Ihe statement had been made that if ifthe Ifthe ifthe
the bill was passed a storm would be beraised bernJsed beraised
raised Now N ow it was said that the storm stormwould stormwould stormwould
would be averted I pray Pl Y God that thatit
it may said the senator fervently I Ihope Ihope Ihope
hope the methods that have been In ino5ue Invogue j jvogue
vogue in this state will now cease c e so sofar sofar sofar
far as public pull lc informers are concerned concernedI
I hope the people will m see to it that thatpresent th8ltpresent thwtpresent
present conditions will not continue continueIf
If l we cant protect the people as a alegislature alegislature alegislature
legislature for Gods sake let public publicsentiment publicsentiment publicsentiment
sentiment protect them So Car as the thegovernors tilesovernors thegaernors
governors message me 8 e Is concerned it hasLOund has hasumnd hasound
umnd the th greatest grente t sympathy within withinmy wIthinmy withinmy
my Usart I dont think that in the thepw0 then thetun
pw0 tun Cit n in which wl1lciLhe1as wlilciilie he Has baan bQ placed placedhaoould pt p4aeedhecould ced cednaoould
haoould say anything more caicUiiflted caicUiifltedto CflJcut Ucu1iiedto ted tedto
to luirmonize the sentiment on this thisbill thisbUr thisbill
bill than ihaI1he he has said ald I feel it was a agreat 0 0great agreat
great dtai d nl easier lor the governor to toveto toveto toveto
veto than to sign it It is easier now nowto nowto nowto
to VOLe no than to vote aye a e I believe believethe oollevethe believethe
the passage pllp llge of the bill would have havebrought havebrought havebrought
brought permanent relief to the people peopleot I Iof
of the state nnd I apn am still of that thatopinion thatplnion thatopinion
opinion I InoUe notice that the ministers ministersvisited ministersvisited ministersvisited
visited the governor Now I hope If Ifthey Ifthey j jthey
they are consistent they will keep down downthe downthe downthe
the Intormers 1 dont desire to vote voteagainst voteagainst ote oteagainst
against the veto for I am almost in inuymyathy inlQmJtlthy inmpathy
uymyathy with the governor but I be believe believe believe ¬
lieve the bill is proper and I vote aye ayeWhitney ayeWhitney ayeWhitney
Whitney Not Surprised SurprisedSenator SurprisedSentor SurprisedSenator
Senator Whitney said UNo Nothing thing that thathas thathas thathas
has occurred since the bill passed both bothhouses bothdOUSes bothnotices
houses of the legislature has surprised surprisedme
me I expected the governor would wouldveto wouldveto woutdveto
veto the measure and I expected to tohenr toh toheir
heir h r him lauded as a hero 1 expected expectedto
to be stigmatized as a fanatic I ex expected explcted expocted ¬
pected use to be made of this measure measureto measuretornise
to tornise raise a storm against Utah and andt andyet l lyet
yet < < t in spite of these convictions 1 1voted 1voted
voted for the passage of this measure measureI
I i did so consistently and many of my myreasons myreasons myreasons
reasons for doing sohave already been beenstated beenstated beenStated
stated I care not whether I be re regarded regarded regarded I
garded as a hero or as a fanatic so solong solong i ilong
long as 1 can stand as an honest man manberore manI manberore
berore The bar of my own conscience conscienceMy conscienceily conscienceMy
I My definition of true heroism h roism is the thestanding thestanding j jstnnding
standing by ones convictions regard regardleas regardlens
Ileti6 leas of consequences and regardless rcg rdless of ofwhether ofwhether ofwhether
whether one stands with the majority majorityor
or with the minority If I should point pointout pointout I Iout
out the man who has manifested the themost themost I Imost
most courage and back bone in this thismatter thismatte thismatter
matter I would point to our president presidentfor
for he knew when he introduced this thismeasure thismensure thismeasure
measure that the storm would burst burstfirst burstfirst burstfirst
first on his devoted head headHere headHere headHere
Here Senato Sena Whitney Jollied Gover Covernor Governor I Inor
nor Wells saying he had known the theexecutive theexecutive theexecutive
executive since boyhood and had the thegreatest thegreatest thegreatest
greatest respect and admiration for forhim forhim forhim
him He told the story of the old oldguards oldguards oldguards
guards fight at Waterloo and applied appliedIt
It to the case In hand Concluding he hesaid hesald hesaid
said Gentlemen of the opposition oppositionwe
we met you and we overcame you but butBlucher butBlucher butBlueher
Blucher arrived and saved you from de defeat defeat defeat ¬
feat I say to you with Cambron The TheOld TheOld TheOld I
Old Guard dies but never surrenders surrendersEvans surrendersEvans surrendersEvans I
Evans Closes Debate DebatePresident DebatePresident DebatePresident
President Evans was the last speaker speak ¬
er He said he had listened with pro profound profound profound ¬
found interest to the remarks of those thosewho thosewho thosewho
who had preceded pr eded him I desire to tosay totlay tosay
say he went on that I sympathize sympathizewith sympathIzewith sympathizewith
with all my heart with the governor governorI
I dont feel to criticise or censure him himunrt himct him31d
unrt 31d ct what he says in that message messageabout messageabout messageabout
about the responsibility resting upon uponhim uponhim uponhim
him is the absolute truth It was a aquestion aquestion aquestion
question on the one side of right and a aquestion aquestion aquestion
question on the other side of a policy policyIncorporating polIcyIncorporatins policyincorporating
Incorporating with it a a question of ofright otright ofright
right under existing circumstances circumstancesPresident circumstancesPresident circumstancesPresident
President Evans expressed great ad admiration admiration admiration ¬
miration for the governor but pointed pointedout j jout I
out that there are hundreds of men menwhose menwhose I Iwhose
whose opinions should be entitled to as asmuch i imuch
much respect spect as his Much of the thecriUcsm thecriticsm I I Icriticism
criticism of this bill said President PresidentEvans I IEvans
Evans must fall on my m head as Its Itsintroducer itsIntro Itsintroducer I
introducer Intro Jcer but I want to say to you youthat i ithat Ithat
that I feel as Henry Clay when he said saidhe saidhe
he would rather be right than saldH bel belpresident be bepresident bepresident
president I submit to you OU that my mysoul mysoul mysoul
soul speaks out as though I stood upon uponthe upontl10 upontile
the threshold of eternity and says this thismeasure thismeasure I
measure is still right They hey say it itwould itwould
I Iwould
would create a storm My soul ex exclaims exclaims exclaims
claims How long 0 Lord how long longmust IonsmU tongmust
must mU t we be on probation before our ourgovernment i igovernment igovernment
government l Havent we been loyal loyalHavent 10ya11Havent loyalHavent
Havent we been rue We have in Inorpomted incorporated i icorporated
corporated Into ir constitution a aclause aclau aclause
clause clau e which is Irrevocable without the theconsent theconsent theconsent
consent of the United States and the thestate thestate thestate
state against polygamy poly my The law is In InI j ji
i conformity with this declaration and andny andI i iiry
I iry ny heart bleeds when I have to stand standhere standhere I Ihere
here and acknowledge that the people peopleof
of the United States dont understand understandthe I Ithe
the true hearts that beat in unison in inUtah InUtah inUtah
Utah with the music of the nation nationYet nationYet nationYet
Yet because we have undertaken to toput toput toput
put on our statute books a law govern governins sovemInU8 governIn
ins InU8 In us and us alcne alc n to protect certain certainof
of otis citizens in a relation they be believcfc beUevto bellevd
lievcfc Uevto to be sacred this storm has aris arisen arlsen arisen
en Yet though I may maybe be ostracized j jContinued i
I Continued on page I8 > t 2 2I
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L3 ° KIND L tiW5 tiW5OUR
The Castellane Insult and Its Result
Remains Will Be Taken to toState toState toState
President Presid nt jMcKinley lIcKiIl ey to Arrive Arrivein Arrive Arrivein
in Indianapolis Tomorrow TomorrowIndianapolis TOllIOllOWIndIanapolis
4 4Indianapolis
Indianapolis Ind March 15 15The 15The 15Thearrangements The Thearrangements
arrangements at the Harrison home homefor homefor homefor
for the lyIng In state tomorrow and andthe andthe andthe
the funeral services Sunday were prac practically practically practically ¬
tically completed tonight The body bodywas bOdywas bodywas
was dressed late this afternoon and andwas andwas andwas
was then removed to the th front parlor parlorwhere parlorwhere parlorwhere
where it will lie until unt l taken to the thestate thestate thestate
state house The body was dressed In Inthe inthe Inthe
the customary black suit of Prince Al Albert Albert Albert ¬
bert cut which General Harrison al always always ¬
ways wore A simple plain black tie tiewas tiewas tiewas
was used and gold buttons adorn the theshirt theshirt
shirt front The body reclines fiat on onthe onthe
the back The left hand is folded foldedacross foldedacross foldedacross
across the breast a plain gold band bandring bandring
ring being on the second finger The Thelace Thelace lheloce
lace of deneral Harrison is composed composedand composedand composedand
and resttui although very white his hisiimess hisl1mess hisillness
illness having made no perceptible perceptiblechange perceptiblechanse perceptiblechange
change In his appearance appearanceJihe appearanceJhe appearanceThe
The casket containing the body was wastaken wastaken wastaken
taken to the front panor I > rlor on the first finitfloor firt1100r firstfloor
floor and placed directly in front of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the fireplace on the south side of the theroom theroom theroom
room the head being toward the east eastThe eastlhe eastThe
The mantel above it was piled high highwith highwith highwitl
with floral offerings of friends and < ad admirers admirers admirers ¬
mirers of the dead d ad statesman Other Otherfloral Otherfloral Otherfloral
floral designs were arranged about th throom thlf thlfroom thtroom
room roomThe roomlhe roomThe
The body was viewed by the friends friendsand friendsand friendsand
and family after It had been beenplaced placed in inthe Inthe inthe
the position selected Mrs Harrison Harrisonwetit Harrisonwent Harrisonwent
went into the room alone and remained remainedfor
for some time there The copper lining liningto
to the casket will not be out In place placeuntil placeuntil placeuntil
until just before It is taken to the thechurch thechurh thechurrh
church for the Juneral when it will be behermetically behermetically
hermetically sealed sealedThe sealedThe
The casket will be covered and ready readyto
to be taken to the state house by 10 10oclock 10oclock 10oclock
oclock tomorrow morning The hearse hearseIn
In which it will be conveyed and which whichwill whichwIll whichwill
will be used on the day of the funeral funeralhas funeralbas funeralhas
has been draped in black and American Americanflags Americanflags Americanflags
flags It will be drawn by four black blackhorses blackhorses blackhorses
horses horsesOn horsesOn horsesOn
On the return r um from the state house housetomorrow housetomorrow housetomorrow
tomorrow night the casket will be beplaced beplaced beplaced
placed in the same position it now oc occupies occupies occupies ¬
cupies where wherett It will remain until time timefor timefor timefor
for the funeral Sunday afternoon afternoonPresident afternoonPresident afternoonPresident
President to Arrive Tomorrow TomorrowPresident TomorrowPresident TomorrowPresident
President McKinley will arrive in inthis Inthis inthis
this city from Canton at 625 oclock oclockSunday oclockSunday oclockSunday
Sunday morning and will be enter entertained entertamed ¬
tained at the home of Governor Durbin Durbinduring Durbindurlns Durbinduring
during his stay in Indianapolis It is isunderstood isun isunderstood
understood un erstood that the presidential party partywill partyuill I Iwlll
will leave for Washington via Canton CantonO Cantonl
0 Sunday evening eveningThe eveningThe
The Columbia club and the leading leadinghotels leadinghotelg leadinghotels
hotels of f the city are making extensive extensivearrangements extensivearrangements extensivearrangements
arrangements for the entertainment of ofdistinguished ofdistlngu ofdistinguished
distinguished distlngu IShed visitors who will attend attendthe attendthe
the funeral Charles Foster secretary secretaryof
of the treasury General Benjamin F FTracy FTracy FTracy I
Tracy secretary of the navy and John JohnWanamaker John1Vannmaker JohnWanamaker
Wanamaker postmaster general dur during during during ¬
ing the Harrison administration will willarrive wlllarrive I Iarrive
arrive at the Denison House early to tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow ¬
morrow morning where rooms have havebeen I Ibeen Ibeen
been reserved for them Captain WE WE W WE
E Meredith chief Iiief of the bureau of ofprinting ofprinting ofprInting
printing durincr the Harrison adminis administration adminIstration administration ¬
tration will arrive tomorrow tomorrowL
L T Michener of Washington r D > C Cwho Cwho Cwho
who was chairman of the Republican Republicannational RepublIcannatiotlalcommittee Republicannational
national natiotlalcommittee committee during Mr Harri Harrisons Harrisons Harrisons ¬
sons first t fcamoaimi fAv t1 the th e presidency presidencywill
will be a gujsst1 gUf1itqf ox AhjoColumbla 4Q lColumbia COIUmbla crub clubNumerotfsHeleBrattia crubNumero crubNumerothite1efrftfit
NumerotfsHeleBrattia Numero ff 1e ffiS and messages of ofsympathy ofsympathY ofsympathy
sympathy were w r rpitceiid jr received cei d today by Mrs MrsHarrison MrsHarrison rrs rrsHarrison
Harrison and many many friends called In Inperson inperson Inperson
person to offer oft r condolences Gondole ces Mrs Har Harrison Hnrrlson Harrison ¬
rison saw only one or two intimate intimatefriends Intimatefriends intimatefriends
friends friendsAll friendsAll friendsAll
All of the relatives re atfves who are expected expectedto
to attend the th funeral are now in the thecity thecity thecity
city except exce lieutenant J n J1t Commander and andcof andCoitinucd
cof Coitinucd n 4 n n page 2
War VarDepartmtnt Department Departincnt Directs that Evacuation of Pekin PelunW PekinS PekinPlace
S W i ll ke Place Last of Ap April ApriLFirst rii riiFirst 1 1First >
First of the Powers to Attemptto to Place Affairs in the Em Empire Empire Eiiipfre
> pire on n Peace Basis Again Ag in
Washington March 15 15An An order orderwas orderwas Orderwas
was sent to General Chaffee today for forthe forthe forthe
the evacuation ofChinai of China1by by byAmerican byAmericantroops American
I I troops leaving only a legation legatIonguard legatIonguardof guard guardof
1 of 150 men The troops will be removed removedj removedfrom
j from China the last of April Aprilihe The dis dispatch dlspatch dispatch
patch to General Chaffee in Pekln is as asfollows
j follows followsj followsuIn
j uIn In reply repl to your telegram the secre secretary secretary
I tary of war directs you to complete ar arrangements arI arrangnments ¬
rangements to sail for Manila with withyour withyour withyour
I your command and staff officers by bythe bytheend the theend theend
end of April AprIl leaving as a legation legationguard legationI legationguard
guard an infantry company composed composedo
o ot 150 men having at teast one year
I to serve or those Intending to reemlst reemlstwith reemlstWith reeniistwith
with a lull comptement of officers officersmedical otlicersmedIcal officersmedical
medical officer
sufficient hospital
corps corpsmen corpsmen
j men and it you thinK to inK best a field ot OII
ficer especially qualified to command
I the guard Ketain and instruct an ot 0
ficer of the quartermasters department
to proceed to erect necessary ouildings
j for the guard according to plans and andestimates
i estimates you are to approve approveColonel approveColonel approveColonel
Colonel Charles E Humphrey on
his arrival will make an inspection in pection of ofPhilippine
the quartermasters department of the
Philippine islands until July 1 1 when
he will be assigned to duty as chief chiefquartermaster chiefquartermaster chIefquartermaster
quartermaster at Manila hnlla and Miller Millerwill
I will be ordered to the United States
All stores and supplies not required r quired
for the legation guard are to 8e dls dlsposed dlsposed disposed
posed of in your best judgment Of Ofi Ofcourse
i course serviceable supplies needed in inthe Inthe inthe
the Philippine islands will be sent to
i Manila Division of the Philippines Phlfippineswill
will l1i furnish supplies for legation guard
j MacArthur notified notllledSigned notifiedSigned
It was said at the war department
that this closes up the Chinese Chlne e ques question ¬
tion so far as the war department is
concerned as the protection of the le legation leaUon
gation aUon can in no sense be taken as oc occupation occupation occupation ¬
cupation of Chinese territory and the theguard thegUard theguard
guard cannot be used for any other otherpurpose otherpurpose otierpurpose
purpose purposeThe purposeT purposeThe
The T e transports Sumner and Indiana Indianawill IndianawHl Indianawill
will be sent to Taku to take the troops
in China to Manila These troops con consist consist consist ¬
sist of the Ninth infantry four troops troopsof
of the Sixth cavalry and the light bat battery battery battery ¬
tery formerly commanded by Captain CaptainReilly CaptainReilly CaptainReilly
Reilly Two transports will bring away
the 1100 animals which have been used usedby usedby usedby
by the army in China ChinaGeneral ChinaGeneral ChinaGeneral
General Chaffee has advised the de department department department ¬
partment that the best place of em embarkation embarkatlon embarkation ¬
barkation is Taku which ho doubt dQubtwill daubtwill
will be clear of ice on the date fixed fixedfor fixedfor
for departure departurePOSITION departurePOSITION departurePOSITION
Is IsStated Stated by Chancellor von Buelow Buelowin Buelowin Buelowin
in the Reichstag ReichstagBerlin ReichstagBerlin BeichstagBerlin
Berlin March 15 15The The imperial Imper al chan chancellor chancellor chancellor ¬
cellor Count von Buelow ina In a speech speechin
in the reichstag today admitted that thatdifferences thatdifferences thatdifferences
differences of opinion had arisen be between ¬
tween the powers in regard to Q Chinese Chineseaffairs Chine Chineaffairs
affairs but he hoped they would be beovercome beovercome beovercome
overcome overcomeThe overcomeThe overcomeThe
The debate on the supplementary es estimates estimates estimates ¬
timates for China furnished the op opportunity opportunity opportunity ¬
portunity for the statement from the thechancellor thechancellor thechancellor
chancellor In anticipation of some something something ¬
thing interesting occurring both the thefloor thefloor
floor of the house and the thegallertes thegallerteswere th galleries gallerieswere gallerieswere
were filled The chancellor began by hydeclaring bydeclaring
declaring that the negotiations on the theChinese theChinese theChinese
Chinese question were making slow slowbut slowbut
but steady progress Although it had hadnot hadnot hadnot
not been easy to tosecure secure an agreement agreementowing agreementowing agreementowing
owing to the th naturally conflicting s In Interests Interests interests ¬
terests of the different governments govern nts it ithad Ithad ithad
had been possible to draw up a reason reasonable reasonable ¬
able peace programme The Theharmony harmony
1 of the powers thus far had been pre preserved preserved preserved ¬
served and hope was enterrtained entertai l that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the feeling feelingof of solidarity among tfie n civ ¬
< J3UE J3UEoouEoc
oouEoc LTbce I
ilized nations would suffice to overcome overcomethe oVercomethe overcomethe
the differences of opinion which had hadlately hadlately hadlately
lately become apparent in regard to tothe tothe tothe
the matters in China The chancellor chancellortraced chanceUortraced chancellortraced
traced the deliberations of the powers powersfollowing powersfollowlns powersfollowing
following which negotiations had been beenentered beenentered beenentered
entered upon with China ChinaReferring ChinaReferrIng ChinaReferring
Referring to the punishments in inflicted inflicted inflicted ¬
flicted on the mandarins as a result of ofBoxer ofBoxer ofBoxer
Boxer atrocities the th chancellor de declared deI declaied ¬
clared that the powers were not actu actuated actuated actuated ¬
I ated by thirst for blood but by a de desire ¬
l I sire to make an example of the guilty g ilty
To let them go free would have havei l1a ve veI
i amounted to a charter for similar mis misdeeds
j deeds in the future He suggested that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the mission of Prince Chun to Berlin Berlini Berlinwas Berlinwas
i was agreeable to the emperor but it itj Itcould
j could not occur until China had h d yield yielded yiclded yielded
ed to the demands of the powers or orhad orhad orhad
had given satisfactory assurances that thattheir thattheir thattheir
their conditions would be carried out outThe outThe outThe
The question of indemnities the thechancellor thechancellor thechancellor
chancellor continued offered such dif difficulties difficulties difficulties ¬
ficulties as to have thus far prevented preventedthe pr veted vetedthe
the drawing up of a programme ac acceptable acI acceptable ¬
ceptable to all the powers But China Chinahad Chinahad Chinahad
I had unconditionally admitted her ob obligation obligation obligation ¬
ligation and had granted compensation compensationExperts compensatIonI compensationExperts
Experts had been b ecn called in to revise r
the methods of paying indemnities
I They were opposed to the control contr > l of ofthe orthe ofthe
the whole Chinese state system and andregarded andregarded andregarded
regarded the maritime duties an in increase increase inCrease ¬
crease In which was possible as the thebest thebest thebest
best means of covering the outlay outla outlaThe
The chancellor alluded to the Anglo AngloGerman AngloGennan AngloGerman
German agreement saying its tendency tendencywas
was to preserve the integrity of China Chinaso Chinasolong
so solong long as possible and to protect Ger German Germa 13crman ¬
man ma trade there The agreement did didnot didnot didnet
not refer to ManChuria and did not notcontain notcontaIn notcontain
contain secret clauses clausesGermany clausesGerman clausesGermany
Germany German Count von Buelow pro proceeded proceeded proceeded ¬
ceeded recognized that the highly gift gifted gifted gifted ¬
ed people of Japan had attained by bytheir bytheIr bytheir
their intelligence the position of a great greatpower sreatpower greatpower
power In the far east and that Ger Germany Germany Germany ¬
many has been loyally supported by
Austria and Italy as a a matter of ofcourse ofcourse ofcourse
course because b cause of the absolutely un unshaken unshalLen unshaken ¬
shaken continuance of the triple al alliance alliance allianee ¬
liance Count von Buelow continued continuedJust continuedJust continuedJust
Just as good as our relations with withRussia withRussia ith ithRussia
Russia and Great Britain are our rela relations relattons reIntjons ¬
tions with the United States France Franceand Francennd Franceand
and Japan The United States is tak taking takIng taking ¬
ing her part zealously In the negotia negotiations negotiations negotiations ¬
tions and is especially displaying the thekeenest thekeenest thekeenest
keenest interest in the maintenance of ofChinas ofChin ofChInas
Chinas Chin s integrity integrityBetween IntegrityBetween IntegrityBetween
Between ourselves and France there thereis
is in China as in most part of the other otherpoints otherpolnJts otherpoints
points of the earth no essential oppo opposition opposition opposition ¬
sition Our task is amid the claims of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the different powers to safeguard our ourneutrality ourneutraut ourneutrality
neutrality neutraut independence and peace peaceand peaceQnd peaceand
and our great and Tasting interests interestsAll
All we are anxious for is to restore restorepeaceful restorepeaceful restorepeaceful
peaceful conditions in China as soon soonas soonas soonan
as possible and retain unimpaired our ourpossessions ourp ourpossessions
possessions p scssions and trade Interests We Wewish Wewish Wewish
wish by our just and loyal attitude attitudeto
to assuage the existing e istins differences and andby andby andby
by the cooperation of others to attain attainour attaInour attainour
our common objects and secure suit suitable suita suitable ¬
able a Je compensation for the costs of the theexpedition theexpedItion theexpedition
expedition rendered necessary by the theoutrage theoutrage theoutrage
outrage upon the law of nations and andto andto andto
to maintain the freedom of our trade otradeIn tradeIn tradeIn
In replying to a question as to how howlong howIonS howlong
long the German troops would remain remainIn
In the province of Chi Li Count Von VonBuelow VonBuelow VonBuelow
Buelow said saidThat saidThat saidThat
That will depend on Chinas fulfill fulfillment fulfillment fulfillmenh ¬
ment of police conditions which she shehas shehas sheha
has ha accepted But no longer will prom promises promises promises ¬
ises or the most cheering notes from fromLi fromLi fromLi
Li Hung Chang be b of ajny y avail As Assoon Assoon Assoon
soon as we receive serious guarantees guaranteesfor
for the payment of the indemnities we weshall weshall weshall
shall immediately withdraw our troops troopsIt troopsUIt
UIt It affords us no pleasure whatever whateverto
to remain rez ain in Chi LI We Ve shall leave leavewith leayewith leavewith
with a sincere and lively desire that we weContinued weContInued weContinued
Continued on pa pajc re c 2
Steel St eI King Offers to Establish SixtyFive Public PublicLibraries PublicLibraries PublicLibraries
Libraries in Greater New York YorkMagnificent YorkMagnificentGiIt York1Iagnificent
Magnificent MagnificentGiIt Gift is Only Burdened With Usual Conditions ConditionsRegarding ConditionsRegarding ConditionsRegarding
Regarding Maintenance
New York March 16 litAndrew Andrew Carnegie Carnesiawho Carnegiwho Carnegiewho
who since retiring as an active figure fig re in inthe Inthe Inthe
the steel world hasbeen has boon able al > le to devote devotehis dovotehis devotehis
his tTme tfmeexclustvely exclusivelyto excluslvel to his other passion passionthe pll5slonthe passionthe
the fourtding of libraries has made hisdaparture his hisdeparture hisdeparture
departure for Europe Europe this spring mem memorable memomble momombic ¬
orable by b the largest offer of that kind kindever kindever kindover
ever advanced a ed If
New York will
pro provide provIde provide ¬
vide the sites and the maintenance he
has promised to give 5200009 S OOD to establish astabllr3hslxty Ostablishsixtyfive establishsixtyfive
sixtyfive slxty tIve branch libraries in this city cityThe cItyThe cityThe
The offer was made in a letter to Dr DrJohn DrJohn DrJohn
John S Billings director of the New NewYork Nework NewYork
York ork library last Thursday The corre correspondence correspondence correSpondence ¬
spondence in connection with the offer offervwae offerwoe offernte
woe nte made public tonight as follows followsNew tollowsuNew followsNew
New York March l rch 5 1SOL 1SOLTo 1001uTo 1501To
uTo To Mr Ir John S Billings Director New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York Public Library LibraryOur LibraryOur LibraryOur
Our conference upon the needs of the thereater thebIeater thegreater
greater bIeater city of New York for branch li liraries libraries iibraries
braries > to reach re ch the masses of the people peoplein
in n every eVe district has convinced me of the thewisdom theisdom thewisdom
wisdom of your plan planSixtyfive planSlxtyllve planSixtyfive
Sixtyfive branches strike one at first firstas firstas firstas
as a very large order but as s other cities citieshave citieshave citieshave
have found one necessary for every 60000 60000or 00000or
or 70000 population then the number llumb l is isnot i8not isnot
not overestimated You estimate the thecosts thecosta thecosts
costs of those libraries lfbrarl at JSOOOO 0000 being i
5200000 In all If New York will fur furnish furnlsh furnish ¬
nish sites for these branches for or the thebenefit thebenellt thebenefit
benefit of the masses of the people a as it ithas 1thas Ithas
has done for the central library and also alsoagrees alsoagrees 0180agroes
agrees in satisfactory form to provide providefor providefor
for their maintenance as built I should shouldesteem shouldesteem shouldesteem
esteem it a rare privilege to be permitted permittedto
to furnish the money for the buildings52e0000 bull buildings dings dingst2IIOOOO
t2IIOOOO 5280000 Sixtyfive Slxt five libraries at one onestroke onestroke onestroke
stroke probably breaks the record but butthis buttlhis butthis
this is the day of big operations and New NewYork NewYork ew ewYork
York is soon to be the biggest of cities citiesSigned citiesSigned citiesSigned
Secretary G L Rivers of the New York YorkPublic YorkPUblla YorkPublic
Public Library association wrote to toaiayor to11ayor toMayor
Mayor Van Vyck V Ck submitting Mr Car Carnegies Carnegies Carnegles ¬
negies letter as follows followsCity followsCity followsCity
City Urged to Accept AcceptNew AcceptNew AcceptNew
New York March 16 16Robert 16Robert 15Robert
Robert A Van WyckBy Wyck WyckiBy i
By direction of the board of trustees trusteesof
of the New York public library Actor Act r
Lennox and Tilden foundations I have havethe havethe havethe
the honor to hand you herewith a copy copyof COP COPot copyof
of a letter which we received from An ¬
drew Carnegie on the 13th the day of his hissailing hIssaU1ng hissailing
sailing for Europe EuropeYou EuropeYou urope uropeYou
You will observe that Mr Ir Carnegie Carnegieoffers Carnegieoffers Carnegieoffers
offers to bear the expense of building a anumber anumber anumber
number of branch libraries at an es estimated estlmated estimated ¬
timated cost of 5300000 provided die city
will furnish the neoessajy tend 1 < nd and pro provided provIded provided ¬
vided satisfactory arrangements can be Demade bemade bemade
made for alt these branches There are no noother noother noother
other conditions conditionsI
I am iii instructed that if the city author
itiuaJ hills icok < Jok with favor on the general plan plainour planour planour
our board of directors directorswil will hold itself in inrreedine3s Inre1idJne inreadinesst
rreedine3s re1idJne t t6co < F nooperate peratein in 1veryway very way po poposes poStble roe roeatble
Stble in furthering the beneficent per purposes perposes
poses which are theobject the object of Mr Car Carnegicls Carnegis
I negicrs munificent mUn1 cento offer offbrIt offerIt r rIt
It is understood that Mr Carnegies Carnegiesoffer Carnegiesoffer Carnegiesoffer
offer is intended to apply to the entire entirecity entirecit entirecity
city cit The metihods and agencies of ad administering 00fb administering ¬
ministering S branches in boroughs other
than fb Manhattan a t cd and the e Bronx t will I fhg be
left to be settled hereafter hereafterI
I am further instructed to say that in innominating InnomInating innominating
nominating Mr Carnegies proposal Dr
Billings accompanied it with the following
statement statementIn
In the conferences referred to by Mr
Carnegie the suggestions which I have havemade bevemade havemade
made related mainly to a free public li ¬
brary system for the boroughs of Man Manhattan Manhattan Ian Ianbattan ¬
hattan and Ube Bronx I have stated that thatsuch thatsuch thatsuch
such a system should Include the great greatcentral greatcontral greatcentral
central reference library on Fortysecond Fortysecondstreet Fortysecondstreet Fortysecondstreet
street and Fifth avenue about forty
branch libraries for circulation small dis distributing distributing distributing ¬
tributing centers in those public school schoolbuildings schoolbuildings schoolbuildings
buildings which are adapted to such pur purposes purposeos purposes ¬
poses and a large traveling library sys system system systern ¬
tem operated from the central building
Each of the branches should contain containreading containreading Containreading
reading rooms for from sixty to 100 adults adultsand adultsand adultsand
and for from seventy to 125 children and andin andIn andin
in these rooms should be about 5000 5000volumes 5000volumes 5000volumes
volumes of encyclopedias dictionaries dictionariesatlases dictiorrarieactlnses dictionariesatlases
atlases and large and important refer reference reference referonce ¬
ence books There should be ample tele telephone telephone telephone ¬
phone and delivery arrangements between betweenthe betweenthe betweenthe
the branches and the central c ntral library libraryWould libraryWould libraryWould
Would Require Five Years YearsTo
00 To ToestabUsh establish this system wuld Wuld re require require require ¬
quire at least five years Theaverage Theaveragecost
cost of the branches I estimated at from
75000 to 125000 1 < > 00 including sites and equip equipment equlpmerit equipmoth ¬
merit The cost of maintaining the sys system systom cystom ¬
tom when completed I estimated at
500000 a year yearThe yearThe
00 The circulation of the books for home homeuse homeuse homeuse
use alone in these boroughs should shouldamount shouldamount shouldamount
amount to more titan 5000000 volumes per peryear peryear peryear
year and there should be at least 25000 25000volumes 25000volumes 25000volumes
volumes in the circulation department departmentwith dtWartmezuwith departmentwith
with additions of new books ooks and to re reptoce replace replace
place wornotrt books of at least 40000 40000b 40000yearly 40000yearIy
b yearly With Tjth regard to the other boroughs bor boroughs boroughs ¬
oughs of Greater New York I have made madeno madeno
no special plans but I think about twen twentyfive twenh twentyflve ¬
tyfive e libraries would be required for forthem torU forthem
them h
themFollowing U Following are some of the data which whichi
i I have furnished Mr Carnegie The pop popi popI population
i ulation figures are those of the last cen ¬
Sis Boston < WIth StfOMa people has flf flftetm flftoon fitteen
teen branch libraries and reading rooms roomsand roomsand roomsand
and fourteen fourtO tl delivery tfttkms and ap ¬
propriates 38861 e41 for library purposes purpoeesbeing purpoesebeing
being at the rate rte or of over 5 cents ots per head headof hed hedof headof
of population ppt and ad of about 2 5H 1 > of the thevaluation thevaluation
at te tevaluain
valuation valuain of the property propety Chicago Chicg has hs ha
1586678 people pple six Sx branch brc libraries lbrries and andsixty andsixty andsixty
sixty delivery stations sttions besides be stations tatim in inthe inthe
the he public pUlc schools shools and ad appropriates 262 2
837 3 ss for library lbrry purposes pur arpIJte being bng at the rate rateof re reof rateof
of 15 510 510 cents ce per pr head he of population pulto and andseven andsv andseven
seven sv onehundredtha onehundreths of one per cent cet of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the assessed assee valuation valuaton of the Te property
Buao Buffalo has 352387 38 people pple and appro appropriates appropratts appropriates ¬
priates pratts 145238 52 for 1or library purposes purse being
at the rate of 41 cents head of
rt ol per he popula population populstion ¬
pr pm pmton
ton tion and flv fv fiva onehundredths onehunredrhs of one per percent percent
pr prcnt
cent cnt ou o the t assessed ase value of property proety proetyw
New w York r City borough O of Manhattan Manhattanand M
and the t Bronx has 2 2060500 0 00 population populationposes populationand r
a and apprprate appropriates 189 lS5iInt for l library al per purpse perposes
poses pse being eg ait a the rate of 8 910 910 cents Itg per
head pr
hed of population populaton and sixtenths one onenundredths
hundredths hundredts of ores per cent of the tht a aseseqd a6 asseseqd
seseqd dy value of the p property o t Greater e
New York ueh has 34372Ce 3 population at atapprorite and andappropriates andappropriat
appropriates approrite 299663 6 for or library 11bray purposes lt
being at the rote rte of S 410 cents purp per head headof hedd heddof headof
of population populato and eighttenths eightteths on Qnhun Qnhuncredths pr hun hunuredths
uredths credths of one Oe per cent tent of the assessed assessedvalue assessedvalue
value of property ast9
00 The he prpr contract conr made male by b the city I y of
Buffalo Burclo with wlh the Buffalo Bufalo public pUblc library Ibrl
under the provisions provlons of chapter chatr 16 of the
laws laws of 18S7 18 of the t state ste of New York is isworth Isworh isworth
worth worh careful o ul examination examnion how bes bf to toSigned toprovide o oprovide
provide for the mintenne mainterae of a fr free l ii
brr brary 5YSte system of New New York Ctty CIty
Signed Sige G LRIRSS LRRS Secy SecyConditions SecyConditons SecyConditions
Conditions Conditons of the Offer OfferDr Ofer OferDr OfferDr
Dr John BJlng Billings said sid today toY Mr Car ¬
negie s offer ofer to provide library ry buildings
negos lbr
l for JSESater Greater New Ne York at a C0i cost buldiDg of over overa000600
i000000 50000 is made mare with it his usual ulual condi ¬
tions tons If I accepted accte it will wn result reult in the thegreateet thegeatet thegreatt
greateet geatet free public plic library lbrry system 8y tem in the
world word We may ma fairly faiI infer that Mr
Carnegie Careles s idea Ie is that tht the whole hole system
should shoud ba b under one management that ysem of
the th trustees truste of the th New manaJeet York public tha li ¬
brary brar but this tis is not made me one pUblc of his hisconditions hi hiconditons hisconditions l
conditions conditons As A to tho question queion of sites ies
it is not possible pslble that tha a considerable cnddeblp num ¬
ber could be obtained without
obtaine wthout cost ost to the
city cly through gifts gift of publicspirited cit ¬
izens izensIt Izf IzensIt pUblcsirite ct
It I is of the greatest bIeest importance Imprate that thu t
that tat present pren buildings buiding should be sup suples
plmonte plmented by sh such a system of fre free librar
lee iO as a is propesd pro and sye the sooner sner lbrar work
can cn be commenced comene upon un it the th better beter wr for forMy
t the people and m municiIity l as s syer a whole
em r
My l estimate l e that it will take five
years yer to provide provde and equip up all the hebutd build ¬
lags lng necessary nec is probably probly a reasonable
one but if the matter Is taken up prompt nle ¬
ly by b the th municipal mui authorities 1e u promt it Wilt
ip euthrlte i
seem m aa If t the te time tme could culd be b shortened shoren wu
No doubt there t are some difficult ques ¬
lions i n as to details to be r settled g but t tae there
are ae a a number Dumbr oTvery o of ve very competent cmtent persons
to settle them and the prs
sette the m tlo interests Interes nterest of ibe he e
masses mae in every ee part of the t city cty IB so
great ge in seeing ng that th p full ful advantage Is
taken tken of f the opportunity now avantage presented I
to bring brng free fre books bks oppruniy almost alm0t to the presnte door dor of ofevery ofeVe ofever
every eVe ever citizen clte that thao we feel assured aured that
prompt promt action aton will wl be takenMJ3 taken takenME en enl
St Louis Lui March h IS l 15Andrew Andrew Anrew Carnegie Carnegiehas Carm Carnegiehas
has ha offered ofer to t donate doe MiOO000 00 for the thebuilding ie iebuiding thebuilding ge geha
building buiding of a new public pQll library lbr in St StLouis StLuIs StLouis
Louis LuIs The offer ofer fe i similar similr to many others otherswhich otherswhich otherswhich
which Mr Carnegie Carnee has ha made m3de to cities citiesthroughout cte citiesthroughout
througbut throughout the United Unite States Stae and abroad abrd
The conditions conditos on Wich Which the gift git is i to tobe tobe tobe
be made mde is I to be easily es complied comphe with by
the city ciy of St St Louis Luis Mr r Carnegie Carnee asks asksChat ukta asksthat
Chat ta the e city cy furnish an 8 unencumbered unencumberedsite unel unos tumbre rumbered rumberedsite
site for the library and that
ste te lbrar tbat a mainten maintenance mainte maintenance ¬
ance fund fun of a 160000 00 per pr year ye toe e assured assuredFOR assure assureFOR assuredP03
Reported Repored That Tht ThatCarnegie Carnegie Caege WilDoIte WilDoIte25OOOOOO Will WillDonate Donate Donate25OOOOOO
25OOOOOO 25000000Plttsburg 25OOOOOOPftsburg 25OOOOOOPittsburg
Plttsburg Pftsburg Pa March Ia 15 ITh 15The The Dis Dispatch Disptch Dispatch ¬
patch ptch says sy Intimate Intmte friends frIen of Andre Aol AndsewCarnegie > w wCarnegie
Carnegie Crnege say sy that ft I is the intention intenton of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the steel master < to give at least 25000000 00O00O
for tr the erection eeton ectIon of gve buildings bu1dng and 8d for 00 the theendowment theendowmet theendowment
endowment endowmet of th the proposed props technical technicalschool technial technialshool technicalschool
school shool of Pittsburg Pltturg
It tla is also declared delared by those thoe who have hve
talked taked with wit Mr Ir Carnegie Canee that he intends Ile
to make mae his school the finest fne of k its kind
In the world orld and that tat it i will wil lend len kd as asmuch asmuch
much muc flame fm to Pittsbury Pltbur on the theoretical theoreticalside th orU1 orU1side
side of iron and ad steel sel making as his
tics famous works work have hve done ma in actual actul prac Pn ¬
Carnegies Offer Ofer Rejected RejectedBoston RjectedbC RejectedEaston
Boston Pa March c 15 15The The T Eason Easonthe
board oi of controllers fo foc refused ef to 1 incrse =
bC the tax rate half hal a mill mi for the main ¬
tenance tnnce of a public pblc library lbrr thereby man prac pr ¬
tically tcaly refusing the offer ofer of Andrew Anrew Car Carnegie Carnegie ¬
negie to t give the town 960900 providing C
nege the ciy city would approprite appropriate t 5000 0 pov 1 for the themanece themaintenance l
manece maintenance of the lbr library
Special Speial to The Herald HeraldWashington H HeraldWashington d dWashington
Washington D D C March lUch 15 15Sea 15Seator 15Sena 15Senator Sena Senator ¬
tor Kearns said sd tonight that ta he h felt feltassured feltasured feltassured
assured asured Major iajor Grant Grnt would secure seure a apaymastership apaymatemhip apaymastership
paymastership paymatemhip in the oheregla regular army ay as assoon assoon
soon as the war department depnrtent has a com completed cm cmpleted cornpleted ¬
pleted the mustering out of volunteers volunteersnow voluteer
now in the Philippines PhUppines and elsewhere elsewhereand elsewhereand elsewhereand
and the regular reglar army Is recruited recruitedI recited recitedr
I have every assurance ssurce that that Major MejorDUEL lIe MajorDUEL r rDUEL
Paris Pars March larch 15 ISThe The seconds seonds of Count CountBonl CountBoat i iBoni
Boat de deCatelne Castellane and M 1L de Rodays Rodaysmet Roa Roamet Rodaysmet
met today and decided that tat the duel Is Isto isto I Io
to take place tomorrow morning Two Twoshots Twoshots
shots o will IWa bo l < exchanged d at n twentyfive twentyfivepaces twentyfivepaces ty typaces
paces M Perivier Pervicr one of M de Rodays Rodaysseconds Rdays Rdaysseconds Radaysseconds
seconds who is I comanager co anager of the thO Fi Figaro 11 11gUfo Figaro ¬
garo in an Interview today declared that thatthe thatthe i ithe
the duel would be absolutely absolutey private privateHe prvate privateHe i iH
He H said saidI sId I Iurwil
urwil I will not tolerate the presence of a astranger astranger I
stranger strnger If otherwise otherwis I will w Rrenc U retire retre from fromthe frontthe
the field feld In my m opinion it Is improper improperto I
to permit prit persons perons attracted atracted by unhealthy unhealthycuriosity unhety unhetycurIosity unhealthycuriosity I
curiosity to be b present at a a duel In which whichtwo whichtwo i
two men m n are staking stking their lives livesI livesDuel I
I Duel Was Called Calea Off OffI Of OffLausanne
I Lausanne Switzerland Swizerand March IB 1The 15The 15Theduel The i iuel
1 duel uel which whichhad had been arranged to take takei takeplace
ha arnge
i place today to dRY between betwe M 1 Paul de deRoulede deRouledeand Roulede Rouledeand Rouledeand I
and M Andre Adre Buffet growing gowing out of the thecontroversy thecontrpversyover thecontroversy
controversy contrpversyover over the acton ction of the royal royalists rya royalistfl ¬ i iist5
ists at the time tme of the coup detat planned plannedby planed planedby plannedby
by M de Roulede Roulide and M l MarcelHabert MarcelHaberton
on the 1 d occasion occason of the funeral funerl of the thE late latePresident latePrcldent latePresident
President Faure Faur in 1S 19 1519 > 9 has been aban abandoned abandoned abandosed ¬
doned in consequence conequenc of tho authorities authoritieshaving authorite authoritieshaving
having Issued adecree a der e expelling cxpclng both the
Grant will wi be taken taen care c of added ae
Senator Kearns Keans I also a1 bop hope to se secure s ascure ¬
cure two other army ay appointments appontments for
Utah UtahSenator Uth UthSeator UtahSenator
Senator Seator Kearns Kerns will wl leave leve Wahi Washing ¬
ton tomorrow tmorow at 10 oclock ocok for New Ne
York accompanied by Ws wife wfe and andchildren andchildren
children cidrn They will wil remain remaln in New NewYork NewYork NewYork a
York a week wek and then leave for Utah Utahreaching Uth Uthreching Utahreaching
reaching reching Salt Sa Lake some sme time tme during durng
the te frt first week ek in i April Aprilwouldbe AprI AprIvuld Aprilwouldbe
wouldbe vuld be combatants combatat from fro Switzerland Switerl d
The seconds secnds thereupon therepon decided deide that tht it itwas itw itwas
was w impossible Impsible to avoid police ple interven Inere ¬
tion ton and as the origin of o the te quarrel was waspolitical waspolitical
o ws wspoltcal
political poltcal the te honor onor orga of tile te principals were werenot werenot werenot
not concerned concernedBLINDNESS cncerned concernedBLINDNESS
New York March Mar 15 1The 15The The Herald Herad says saysthat sys systhata saysthat
thata that a letter Ju jUt just t received reve In New York Yorkfrom Yorkfrm Yorkfrom
from frm Sir Edwin Arnold Arnol shows that tbt he has hasbeen h hasbeen
been ben obliged oblged to relinquish rliush much muh of his hisactive blsatve hisactive
active atve literary lterar work owing oWilg to blindness blindnessIn bUnne
In his letter lete ha says seysMy sys sysulIy saysMy
ulIy My condition cnditon would 1 be e a sad sd one with without mt without ¬
out patiertce pUc e and ad resignation re iiQn In every everyway ev everyway
way 1 will try and go on with my work workand wurKand
and v thank Heaven J v df for my mental ar arI powers powersIn powersIn =
ra I X a aIn
In Prison Prson for Eraud EraudOmaha PraudOmaha
Fud FudOmah
Omaha Omah Neb March 15 1Uberl Gilbert J JMoffett JMofet JMoffett
Moffett Mofet who was w indicted indiced by the fed federal f feral federal ¬
eral grand gnd jury yesterday y teray for using usingthe usingthe usingthe
the mails mals to defraud defrud and was wa arrested arrestedat arrest arieste4at
at 6 oclock odok last night was wa brought brught into intothe intothe intothe
the federal court in Council Counci Bluffs Blufs this thismorning thIsmorning thismorning
morning for trial He pleaded guilty guiltyand guittyand guityand
and and was given a sentence tentence of one year yearand P Pand
and one day in the penitentiary nnlentan

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