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CENTLY , WHILE t GOING FORTH .TO CHOP, DOWN A TREE AT HIS ' SUMMER HOME AT OYSTER BAY. - . Continued on Page 2, Column 4. KINGSTOWN, r St. Vincent, B.. W. I., Thursday, Sept. 18— There was an erup tion of La Soufriere at midnight v. last night, but no loss of life. A peculiarity "of the "eruption is found in the fact : that no . dust was •¦ v emitted' by \ the volcano." 1 "Flames-^ were; seen ¦• dickering above "the 'crater and the, sight was ".ocunipanled by internal .'explosions. ; ' ¦ Eruption of La ( Souf riere. LONDON, Sept 22.— A dispatch , from Shanghai, the correspondent of the Stand ard declares that Boxerism in the Prov ince of Szechuen has not been subdued The premises of the China inland mission at Meichau have \ been destroyed, but no lives were lost'. TheBoxersi according to" the correspondent, are threatening, three cities, Tan Lien, Hung Yen and Kaltini/ FU. ... t» Boxers Threaten Three Cities. Offers to Buy Railway Franchise. HONOLULU, Sept. ; 1L— The Rapid Tra'nslt people have offered the Tramway Company $475,000 for their plant and the offer* has been sent to the English stock holders of* the Tramway Company for final decision. The Tramway Company operates the obsolete mule cars but holds some valuable franchises. It has ob structed the electric line in numerous ways,, and, the purchase of the old com pany is probably desired in order to re move all opposition, He Intends Making a Number of Speeches Here During the CINCINNATI, Sept 21.— Congressman Charles E. Littlefleld of Maine left at noon to-day for California, accompanied by his wife. Uttlefleld will make a num ber of speeches in that State. Later In the campaign he will return to, Ohio and deliver several speeches. , CONGRESSMAN" LITTLEFIELD IS COMING TO CALIFORNIA The members of the posse ' were on horseback and overtook Olsen three miles rorth of town. A constable ordered him to surrender. He paid no attention, and on a second demand,, from 1 the officer drew a revolver and fl\ ed at him. A general fusillade followed, and Olsen fell at the first volley. .: v ¦>&:& BANCROFT, Nebr., Sept. 21.— Peter Ol son/who shot and killed his sweetheart, Mary Peterson, in Omaha, on September 8; was; killed to-day in ,a fight with a posse three miles north of this place. dexed to Surrender and Is Shot Down. FUGITIVE MURDERER IS KILLED BY A POSSE Opens Fire on Constables When Or- WASHINGTON, Sept. 2L-Attorney General Knox returned to Washington to night after his trip, to Paris, where he conferred with officials regarding the sale of the Panama Canal property to the United. States.-- Knox devoted his time "to questions affecting the title of the com pany and its right to dispose of the same, and he has . much data * on the subject. From this he will prepare an opinion for the President! and, pending that he de clines to make any statement for the press. Knox Returns to Washington. When* President .-.Roosevelt's' special train • arrived I this j, morning r the great crowd on the platformand in the station cheered lustily.. The reception committee, composed of | Governor A. . T. Bliss,;' Gen-' >eral~R.' "A. •' Alger/' former' Secretary- of '.War;. Mayor William' C. Maybury,' Con-' gfessman John p! Coriiss, W'iiliam E. WELCOMED YWITHr CHEERS. Doherty -is'- unable to ; sit" up and the President remained ; at ?; his ' beddlde for some minutes; chatting .with him and giv- : ing words of cheer, arid hope.V To-night" the •President .'dined/ In the- Ca- j dillac : with a party of • friends. - . It was a restful. day for the President, although . his" time was completely occu pied -.by the . programme mapped ! out for him by, the; local- arrangements, commit-: tee. Immediately . on : his arrival he was; driven to; his •„' apartments T at"- the V Hotel Cadillac. -At 10:30 o'clock he attended ser vices . in -the Fort Street Presbyterian Church^ driving from there to General R. A. Alger' s residence,, where' he was enter tained at luncheon. He returned to the Cadillac soonfafter 3 o'clock, only, to leave in a short' time for a * drive ; about the town. After the drive he -called at St. Mary's Hospital, \ on " St.. Antbine ' street, where Thomas Doherty,- a local -veteran of the Spanish f.war, As dying '. of con sumption. Doherty had expressed a wish to see ;, the President, and General Alger learned; of ' if- .Accordingly at luncheon to-day ; President • Roosevelt was asked if he would call on Doherty at the hospital. The President answered that he would be dellghted f to do so. •; . ¦ . : . \. • r Ing and pictures of the Presi dent greeted the eye , at ¦ every. ' turn. Throughout the day crowds lined the streets about the Hotel Cadillac, anx ious for a glimpse of the Chief . Magis trate, and his appearance was always the signal for enthusiastic cheering, '..- The weather was all : that could/ 1 be desired, being, bright and warm, with a pleasant breeze stirring. ¦ -¦"¦• i the city was bright with bunt- «^Y ETROIT. Sept. .i 2L-T-Presldent B g -.Roosevelt arrived at 8 o'clock MB this morning over the Michigan B- '^V'. Central .and. found Detroit : . in ¦"¦^^^ gala attire. Flags were. flying,' ; The Detroit battalion of the Michigan Naval Reserves, with whom the Presi dent made a cruise on the lakes while he was Assistant • Secretary of the Navy, stood at * '/present arms", on Third street as the President emerged- from the sta tion. ; Bowing to the crowd that cheered him to the echo, President Roosevelt en tered his carriage, accompanied by Sec retary Cortelyou, General Alger and May or Maybury." After the other members of the t Presidential ' party . had found their carriages the Naval Reserves wheeled into. line and,. with a' squad of mounted police at- the head, 1 the party started up Third street Despite -the comparatively early hour, the. streets were lined with people' and t the President was greeted with a succession" of .cheers throughout bis": ride to. Hotel, Cadillac. At the hotel entrance the Naval Reserves again form ed in . battalion front and stood at "pre sent arms", as the President alighted from Quinby, former Minister to' The Hague; Judges; Donovan, j Brooke and Rhlnehart, D. M. Ferry, Joseph Barbour and a dele gation from the' Spanish War Veterans, marched. down. the platform to the steps of President Roosevelt's car. Mayor May bury and General Alger entered the car and greeted the President In 'a few mo ments tho President,' accompanied by Sec retary Cortelyou, stepped down from the car and the members of the committee were presented to. the- Chief Magistrate. 'At a brisk walk', with the President and Mayor :Maybury leading, the party then started down the platform for the station entrance.' A train" that had arrived Just a few minutes ahead of the Presidential special stood, on an adjoining track and its • platforms were crowded by residents anxious for a glimpse of the President To" the 1 cheering ' that greeted him Mr. Roosevelt responded" repeatedly with a smile and'.a : wave:of bis hand. As the party reached the engine of the Presiden tial train President Roosevelt stopped. He stepped over to where Engineer. James Thomas and Fireman ' John Moster hung -out of the cab window and gave the hand of each a. hearty grasp. THROUGH CBOVTDED STREETS. TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept 21,-Mayor Sam Jones took great pains at the big munici pal outing yesterday to show that he is not as near dead as many persons would believe. He rolled up his sleeves, threw off his hat and coat and indulged in al! of the sports. Besides putting up a lot of prizes, he stood on his head thirty sec onds before several thousand spectators, and a" few minutes later' won ,&.' challenge foot race: against several other well known municipal officials. He romped with children, and said he was glad he was one qf the common people, and here after hoped never to see the day when his hands did not show the effects of hard physical labor. He recently did a lot of heavy farm work for his health, he said. MAYOB'SAM.JONES STANDS ON HIS TTnATi The abolition of the sub-treasury sys tem, which locks up Government money almost as soon as It is received, seems to £ be the only relief. Such policy not only has been actually under consideration, but has been adopted and accepted to such an extent that it may now be announced as a policy which will be at least submitted to Congress by the administration, if it is not actually adopt ed as the only means of putting the Gov ernment once more in touch with the strongest business interests of the coun try. ,. -.•;¦¦- •¦ ::.-.. ,¦] .. The result is that when the supply of Government. bonds, is exhausted on ac count of the demand first for circulation and then to secure deposits, there Is no way under the law in which money can be' deposited by the Government to relieve serious financial 'stringency, ' or even to avert a panic. from the Government • An irade has been issued authorizing the, passing through the Dardanelles of the four Russian torpedo boat destroyers on condition that they sail under the com mercial flag i of Russia, with an interval of twenty-four hours between each boat, and that they carry ¦ no armament or naval crews, in order that ¦ international treaties be not violated. The decision of the Sultan to permit four Russian torpedo boats to pass the Dardenelles Is regard here as a violation of an international convention, and action In the matter ia expected from the other signatory powers. CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept 21.— The Russian Embassador to Turkey, Captain Zanovieff, In the course of an audience with the Sultan yesterday, called his Majesty's attention to the Macedonian situation and . strongly urged the neces sary measures be taken to improve it The Embassador also referred to the lack of order among the Albanians, who have fiercely resented the appointment of a Russian Consul at Mltrovltza, European Turkey. • That Measures Be Taken to Improve It. Russian Embassador to Turkey Urges' CALLS SULTAN'S NOTICE TO MACEDONIAN SITUATION' SECRETARY OF THE TREAS URY, -WHO FAVORS NEW FINANCIAL . POLICY. FALL OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGHOUT COLORADO Puts the Ranges in Fine Condition. Precipitation Saves Late Crops and DENVER. Sept. 21.— Continuous rainfall over the entire eastern portion of Colo rado, beginning with a heavy precipita tion last night at 8 o'clock and continuing until about noon to-day in a milder form, has saved the late crops and placed the ranges in splendid condition for the graz ing of cattle during the coming winter. All fears of a shortage of water, both for human and animal consumption, are al- layed. Reports from different places In the mountains are to the effect that snow fell during the night to a depth of from three to eight inches and that the forest fires, that have been burning for a month or mere, have been quenched. It seems that the rain and snow was general on the eastern slope of the Rockies from Mon tana to New Mexico. On the western slope the precipitation was fitful. Reports of Interruption to railroad traf fic due to washouts are being received at railroad headquarters In this city. A washout on the Union Pacific delayed traffic both ways several hours. The tracks of the Burlington near Julesbury, Colo., are submerged for a distance of 2000 feet, necessitating the use of the Union Pacific tracks In that neighbor hood. Nearly ¦ every line of railroad in Eastern Colorado Is experiencing difficulty in operating trains because of washouts or weakened roadbeds. No trains on the Colorado and Southern have been running to Boulder to-day. TOTJUG STXLATTOM" MAY CONTEST FATHER'S WILL Amount Left Him Is Far Below What He Expected to Receive. COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo., Sept 2L The Stratton will continues to be the chief topic of discussion in Colorado Springs to-day. There Is a general feel ing that the wisdom of the bequest of $10,000,000 or more for the institution out lined In the will Is doubtful. However, It Is likely that considerable time wlli elapse before the actual execution of the plan laid down can be undertaken, and the trustees of the fund, when it becomes available, may be able to throw more light on the practicability of the scheme. Nothing could be ascertained to-day jelative to the probability or possibility of a contest between the heirs over the will. It is understood from a close friend cl Stratton that the son,. I. H. Stratton, declared some time before his father's t n eath that if the will did not give him a specified sum he would contest It, and that the sum left him is less by consid erable than the sum he named. He has rot announced his -intention of contest it g, however, nor authorized the state ment that he Is likely to. mm HICAGO. I" Sept. 21.— The Tri f r bune to-day publishes the f ol- M lowing \ from. Washington: ¦ By HL^^V the time Congress- meets In December there will -be devel- oped an" entirely new financial policy which will have the sanction of the administration. It involves nothing more nor less than the abolition of tne entire sub-treasury system and the substitution cf national banks as' Government deposi tories, with the discretion vested in the Secretary of the Treasury to determine the kind of securities to be accepted, thus eliminating- the - Government bond as the only possible basis for cash loans irom the Government Under the limitations of the present laws It Is nearly impossible for the Gov ernment to do anything toward relieving such money stringency as Is now rapidly developing In New York, and, to a much less degree, " in other sections of the coun try. Under, present laws all moneys-re ceived by the United ' States from cus toms dues must be paid directly into the treasury of the United States or some Eub-treasury, and cannot be- loaned to banks under any possible contingencies^ No matter, how great the', demand ' for money, receipts f rom\ customs . must lie Idle in the- treasury unless paid out to meet current demands. Receipts by the Government from in ternal revenue sources 'may be loaned to the banks without interest if -this is done before the j money gets into ¦ the treasury or one of the sub-treasuries. ' Even in this event the. deposit of .; Government funds In any bank must be secured by a deposit in the treasury on the part of the bank bonds of the par value of the loan GETtTVTATT SOCIALISTS CLAIM LARGE GAINS BERLIN. Sept 2L-Reports from all the electoral districts of the empire received by the executive committee of the Social ists give the party managers a basis for announcing that they expect to obtain 3,000,000. votes in the general election next year and 100 seat's in the Reichstag, as against 2,190,000 votes -in 1898 and fifty three seats in the Reichstag. The last annual convention of the So cialist party preceding the election closed yesterday at Munich, after having spent much of the time in discussions between tl^ two different wings of the. party on party discipline. But before the conven tion adjourned It amended the standing platform of the party upon which the campaign of next year will be made, it demanding that the old age pensions be extended to all working people and that the cost of these pensions be borne by all classes. National insurances of -the un employed, widows and orphans are. also demanded, ; as was . also a'~ law making the employment of women for one month before and ¦ one month after childbirth 1 Illegal. The Socialist members of .the Reichstag were Instructed" by "the con-' vention to use their discretion in propos-. ins » n eight-hour day. • Other reciprocity treaties are of little commercial value, and If French treaty fall, similar treaties with Germany and Russia, which are under consideration, also will fail. In this event there will be an increased demand for some changes In the tariff which will modify the sched ules that are considered higher than necessary to/ protect American labor. ' There is strong prejudice against two Important reciprocity treaties with Franco and Argentine. Eastern manufacturers of knit goods and cheap jewelry will fight the French treaty and wool growers and cattlemen In the West will oppose the Argentine treaty. The Argentine treaty was reported adversely by the Senato committee on foreign relations, and it never will be ratified. Senators Aldrlch. Platt of Connecticut, Lodge and Quay will commercial value, and If the French treaty FAVOB TABIFF CHANGES. Some, of the Western Republicans still think there are tariff schedules which could now be changed. This question has been presented to the President and to protection leaders like Aldrich, Hanna. FlatU Lodge, Allison, Spooner and the leaders in the House. They admit that the schedules are not sound, and they do not propose to go Into a crusade against the tariff because of. the trusts alone. They approve the President's position as expressed In his speech In Cincinnati last night. ( Still there are some schedules In the Dingley law which were placed too high, with a view of reciprocity treaties, and unless such treaties are to be ratified by the Senate these schedules may be re garded as too high. DEFEAT FOB- RECIPROCITY. WASHINGTON, Sept. 21.— There prob ably will be an extra session of the Fifty eighth Congress, called almost immedi-'. ately after the close of the Fifty-seventh Congress, on March 4, 1903. This is the prediction of some of the Republican leaders who were in close conference with President Roosevelt last week, before he started on his Western trip. The Repub licans are confident of having a majority In the next House, and they represent. the President as ready to call that Congress In extra session, as President McKlnley called the Fifty-fifth' Congress in extra session within two weeks after his inau guration. It will be practically Impossible to have Congress do much outside of passing ap propriation bills at the short session of the Fifty-seventh Congres3. But there is important legislation to be considered and the Republican leaders are convinced that the earller.it ia done the better. The trusts will need careful consideration, and so will reciprocity. The President la anx ious to have Congress take up both ques tions for careful consideration. • Special Dispatch to The Call. Should Colombia assume the attitude that, the TJnlted States should meet her terms, this country will prepare to build a Nicaraguan canal, as permitted by the Spooner law. The United States is disposed to be as conciliatory as possible, but Hay will not make any concession in the right of the United States Government to permanent retention of the canal territory. The abil ity of this Government to preserve peace and order in the zone must also be well defined, so that no question can be raised about It. Finally, the authorities say that $7,000,000 is ample, and they 'doubt if Con gress would be willing to make a larger payment. • HAY. WILL STAND FIRM. The indefinite character of the lease has aroused the opposition in Colombia. Co lombia desires the right to exercise civil jurisdiction In the zone to be occupied by the United States. She also wants Co lombian law to prevail as much as possi ble. With respect to the price, under the protocol, the United States agreed to pay down $7,000,000, and after fourteen years to grant a reasonable annuity. The Colom bian Government considers this too little, and she will demand an increase of the first payment. Special Dispatch to -The Call. WASHINGTON. Sept. 21.— Colombia has declined to accept the Panama Canal pro tocol and the modifications thereof sug gested by Secretary Hay after the pas sage of the Spooner bill, and new nego tiations must be instituted. These nego tiations will take up the questions of sovereignty over the strip which the United States desires for the construc tion of the canal, the administration of Justice in that territory, and the financial terms upon which the lease shall ' be granted. Thus have come to naught the prelim inary negotiations over which Secretary Hay and Minister Concha and Senor Her ran of the Colombian legation labored so earnestly • last spring. The : protocol was the result of pourparlers then exchanged, and Congress gave its assent to the pro visions as formulated by Secretary Hay. In order that the protocol should be in accordance : with the spirit of the Spooner law, . authorizing the - construc tion of the Panama Canal by the United States, Hay suggested several modifica tions that were of a comparatively unim portant character. ATTITUDE OF COLOMBIA. Now Colombia has sent instructions to Minister Concha and Senor Herran which are understood to reopen three important points of the matter. Though the proto-, col was signed by the Colombian repre sentatives in Washington, It has not been ratified by the Colombian Congress, and, therefore, Is not considered binding in Bo ¦eata.. . ,a.. -#*r.., ,.*... . v •'- - : -:' : rrin."th* j *camar < ijtotocol--it.!-itf-m>*clfically provided that the sovereignty of Colom bia shall be maintained over the canal, but other provisions deprive her of some of the rights of sovereignty. The 'United Stdtes is granted a "zone five kilometres wide for the canal for a period of 100 years, with the privilege of renewal." This provision further declares that the joint commission created by the United States and Qoloinbia shall enforce sani tary and police regulations. An effort was made last evening to lo cate T. G. Parker, mentioned In the above dispatch, but without success. His name does not occur In the current di rectory, but he is stated to have been at one time engaged In the real estate busi ness here and to be now interested In Shasta County mining. Anita Is described as an unusually at tractive and uncommqnly^^^iteJUsent "childr Her time has always been spent In a comfortable home environment, and her visits, when 6he traveled alone, were In variably to the homes of relatives. PA "RENTS MAKE SEARCH. Father and mother and friends passed the night between alternate hope and fear, and this morning the parents deter mined to go to San Francisco In quest of the little girl. They spent to-day there and did not return to Mill Valley to-night. When the girl failed to return at a rea sonable hour her parents became alarmed and instituted inquiries. Late in the even ing relatives in the metropolis were com municated with, but they declared Anita had not visited them. Anita left her parents' home early yes terday morning and is reported to have boarded a train for Sausalito with the purpose of going to San Francisco to consult a dentist. Before she parted from her parents she was admonished to re turn as early as possible to Mill Valley. From that time up to a late hour to night nothing has been seen or heard of her by her parents or her friends in Marln and San Francisco. CHILD LEAVES HOME. SAN RAFAEL, Sept. 21.— The residents of the pretty village of Mill Valley, at the base of Tamalpais, are greatly per turbed over the mysterious disappearance of Miss Anita Parker, the 15-year-old daughter of T. G. Parker, a mining man. Not the slightest vestige of a reason has been assigned for the child's absence from home, and a seemingly impenetrable cloud envelops her whereabouts. Many of the citizens of Mill Valley have engaged in a search for her, and the case has been called to the attention of the authorities in San Francisco. Special Dispatch to The Call. Girl Proposed to Visit a Dentist Here. May End ;in Selection of the Nicaraguan Route. Are Doomed to Defeat Reciprocity Treaties Party Leaders Sup port Views of the President. Whereabouts of Anita Parker Excites Concern. Negotiations Must Be Opened on New Lines. Colombia) Undoes the Work of Many Months. Mill Valley Child Dis appears From Her Home. Congress May Meet to Discuss the Administration Decides on New Financial Policy. Roos6velt Visits Veteran in a Detroit Hospital. DYING SOLDIER SEES PRESIDENT WILL ABOLISH SUB-TREASURIES REJECTS PANAMA TREATY MYSTERY ALARMS PARENTS TALKING OF EXTRA SESSION VOLUME XCH-NO. 114. PRICE FIVE CENTS. SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1902. The San Francisco Call.