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REPRESENTATIVES OF VENEZUELA AND THE ALLIED POWERS, WHO
V- HAVE ARRIVED AT AN AGREEMENT FOR A PEACEFUL SETTLE :'• --MENT OF DISPUTED QUESTIONS BT THE HAGUE TRIBUNAL. LIVERPOOL, Feb. 13.— Premier Balfour, In a speech , at a luncheon given by the Conservative Club here to-day, declared the British - Government had no choice but to take action against Venezuela. The Ministers had shbwn y no undue haste, no greed for, money and no Inhumanity. The United - States, h$ said, . had been taken BALFOUR PROFFERS ADVICE. New Honors for Cardinal Martinelli. ROME, Feb. 13.— The Pope has appoint ed Cardinal j Martinelli to be a member of "the Congregation of Kites. Continued on Page 2, Column 2. that after a heated political discussion General Cribe-Urib« shot and killed Gen eral Juan Valderrama, the commander in-chief of the Colombian forces. Newspaper Publishes Story That H* Killed Commander in Chief of Colombian Forces. PANAMA. Feb. 13.-The Porvenir. a newspaper published In Cartagena, says OENEEAX UBIBE-TXRIBE IS REPORTED STTLI, ALIVB The foresolng dispatch U In conflict with the report brought to Kingston. Ja maica, February 8 by the steamer Para from Colon, according to which General "Uribe-TJritoe committed suicide on Janu- PARIS, Feb. 13.— Gaulols pays Miss Gladys Deacon, daughter of the late Edward Parker Deacon, the American who shot and killed a Frenchman named Abellle at Cannes In 1K)2, recently under went an operation to improve the contour of her nose, the operation consisting of subcutaneous injection of parafflne. This resulted in necrosis of the nasal bones, from which Miss Deacon is now recov ering elowly at Biarritz. Hiss Gladys Deacon Submits to an Operation in Paris and Disas trous Results Follow. BEAUTIFIES HER, NOSE AT COST OF HER HEALTH BUDAPEST, Feb. 13.— A terrific hur ricane visited this town to-day and did enormous damage. The roof was blown off St. Elizabeth's Church, five statues of eaints around the church were thrown to the ground and other works of art were shattered. All the bridges are impassable.' Sixty persons were Injured. Hurricane Injures Sixty^Persons. Despondent Artist Commits Suicide. N'EW 1OHK. 1 ob. J. Teg- KiT i:,£ n . artist wh '^e pictures have been exhibited at tho Academy of De«!im took chloroform to-day and died soon afterward at the New York Hospital He Buffered from Bright'* disease and be lieved that recovery was impossible. Governor L"ai!oy and th* State Board of Clarities are making an investigation to night, and the two guards are being v.atchfd by offlcen pending further devel opments. TOPEKA, Kans.. Feb. 13.— Amos A. llaiwi>.;;, aged 50 years, an inmate of the Kansas A±ylum for the Insane, suddenly died this afternoon as a result of a se \rre beating alleged to have been given liim by Earl New and M. W. Peterson, two guards. An examination of the man's body ir.a<i«j soon after his death disclosed r.othlng unusual. Then the gardener of ih*> Institution made the statement that be had seen the two cuards throw J the oid man down on the floor and kick him until he was unconscious. Another ex amination made then disclosed the fact that several ribs were broken and that the body •wfip discolored. IKSANX ASYLUM GUARDS ARE ACCUSED OF MURDER Stolen Jewelry Is Found Under Barn ALBUQUERQUE. N. M.. Feb. 13 -The prcater part of the $10,000 worth of watches «nd jewelry stolen from the safe of S Vann # &, Co., jewelers, of Albuquerque November 20. 1IW2. was found to-day under an old barn by two boys who were hunt ...c for ergs. LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Feb. 13.— The bit ter controversy between Governor Jeff Davis on one side and Attorney General George W. Murphy, Secretary of State J. W. Crockett, Auditor T. C. Monroe and Agricultural Commissioner H. T. Brad ford on the other culminated to-day in the adoption by. the House of Represen tatives of a resolution instructing the Ways and Means Committee to make a thorough investigation of Governor Da vis' social conduct since he became Gov ernor two years ago. The direct cause of the action of to-day was the charges preferred by Attorney General Murphy In a speech heard by 1S00 persons last night. Among other things the Attorney Gen eral said: "I arraign him before you. Senators and Representatives, as I shall arraign him publicly before all the people of Arkansas. I arraign him as a man not worthy of your confidence and unfit for longer oc cupancy of the gubernatorial chair of your State. I arraign him as destitute alike of honor and of pride. ! "Everywhere In his official course you will find he has dealt with the money placed at his disposal for the conduct of the State's affairs as though it was his own. Will you say to your sister States that .the people of your commonwealth arraign him who paraded himself as your Governor, violating at every • step alike the laws of honor, of decency and of pro priety?" ' - ;-•-•,;, .•- Arkansas Legislature to Investigate His Conduct. RUBBER TIRED RIG USED BY ROBBERS LOCATED Police Are Now Searching for th.2 Men Who Hired the Team in Butte. BUTTE. Mont., Feb. 13.— The officers believe they have located the rubber-tired rig used by the robbers of the Burling ton train. They are searching for the man who hired a carriage at Sloan & McGovern's livery stable the night of the robbery and returned it within an hour and a half after the robbery. The stable boy said that the horses were-cov ered with foam and appeared to have been driven at breakneck speed. Two more arrests of suspects were made by the police to-day. Hague tribunal shall have decided whether it shall be distributed without preference among the claimant nations, or whether, the allied powers of Great Britain. Germany and Italy shall receive preferential payments. • N » SETTLEMENT WITH ITALY. Italy by her protocol . gains Immediate payment of her ttrst-rdass- claims without further adjudication as soon as the joint commission in Caracas shall have passed on the remainder of her claims.. In round numbers the adjudicated ¦ Italian claims amount to jr)60,C00, from which will be subtracted /the $27,500 to be paid sixty days from the signing of the first pro tocol. The Italian EmbassadQr also has obtained for his Government the insertion in the . protocol of an agreement that Venezuela will Insert- in her treaty with Italy the. "favored nation" clause pos sessed by the other nations. Great Brit ain has left her protocol unchanged since it was approved by the London Foreign Office some days ago. It is stipulated by the protocols that the claims of the creditor nations shall be adjudicated by Joint commissions, to con sist in each instance of a -Venezuelan. . a representative of the claimant power and. in case of disagreement, an umpire, to be named by the President of the United States. The protocols in providing for reference of the question of preferential treatment to The" Hague do not state In detail the methods of procedure by which the case is to bo laid before tnat" tribunal. This will be done in a second set of protocols, the preparation of which will begin at once. It is provided, however, that not Venezuela alone, but all- the other na tions, shall be permitted to appear before the tribunal in opposition to the allies* claim for preferential treatment. On the signing of the protocols to-night congratulations were exchanged by the four negotiators. Bowen then dispatched a brief cablegram to President Castro in forming him of tho signature of the pro tocols providing for the immediate raising of the blockade. C '."*.> Tf W Q ASHINGTON. Feb. 13.— Her- B a jfbtrt W. Bowen, Venezuela's B B 1 representative in the peace •' negotiations in Washington. last nig-ht signed with each of the allies' representatives " a protocol providing for the immediate raising of the Venezuelan blockade and for the reference of the question of preferential treatment of the claims of the allies against Venezuela to The Hague arbitra tion tribunal. The final formalities oc curred at the British Embassy. At 11:30 o'clock last night Herbert Deer ing, first secretary of the British Em bassy, announced that the British pro tocol had Just been signed and.that-the signature of the Italian and German protocols would follow in . the order named. The Italian protocol was signed at 11:50 and the German protocol at 12:10 o'clock, the presence of Baron Sternberg at the White House musicale delaying a final close to the negotiations until after midnight. The British protocol was in English, the Italian in -Italian and the German In German and English. ] Bowan signed In duplicate for Venezuela, Sir Michael Herbert for Great Britain, Signor Mayor des Planches for Italy and Baron Speck von Sternberg for Germany. BLOCKADE ENDS TO-DAY. Immediately on the signing of the last protocol cables were . dispatched ' to Lon don, Berlin and Rome announcing the fact. It is expected that the commanders of the blockading fleet within the next twenty-four hours will receive their or ders to withdraw their vessels at once. By the provision of these preliminary protocols, which have required more than three weeks of constant negotiations, Venezuela makes two distinct gains— the immediate raising of a blockade, from which she has been suffering for some weeks, and the" return of all her vessels, war and merchant, which have been cap tured by the allied fleet. Great Britain. Germany and Italy re ceived advance payments of £5300 each. Great Britain receiving- her payment on the signature of the protocol and Ger many and Italy within- thirty and sixty days from date. Germany, in addition, will receive five monthly payments until the full amount paid her in advance ag gregates $340,000. As a guaranty for the satisfaction of their claims Bowen 'pledges the. allies a share with the other creditor nations in 30 per cent of the customs re ceipts of; the two ports of La, Guaira and Puerto Cabello. . This percentage will be set aside beginning March 1 and retained in the Venezuelan treasury until \ The THENS. Feb. 13. -The Greek MiJfc Government possesses proof ~W M that emissaries of Bulgarian committees are. endeavoring to enlist the services of Greeks and Mace donians living In Greece and to Induce them to cross into Macedonia from the Greek frontier in large bodies. Great ef forts are being made to capture these emissaries, all traces of whom have dis appeared. COLOGNE, Feb. 13.-The Cologne Ga zette to-day, in an article under head of "The Art of Provoking a "War," asserts that reports of Impending warlike prepa rations owing to the Macedonian troubles are wholly false. Th© paper maintain* that European diplomacy Is responsib.a for the present scare. It says Turkey can easily put down any little war that may arise in certain regions and needs no assistance to do this. The article con cludes: "In Macedonia there is much room for improvement, but any one who shrinks from the possible sacrifice of thousands of human, lives should enter strong pro test against such provocations to war, as these may develop entanglements, th* end of which no one can foresee."; ¦*,*.. "'^' The article, evidently inspired, is re garded as being directed at Russia and Austria. LONDON, Feb. 11— The Times' Berlin correspondent says that tha Macedonian question Is viewed by the Berlin Foreign Office with an anxiety born of a desire to prevent at all costs anything like a crisis In the relations of Turkey with tha other powers. Everything is denied that would seem to indicate unusual military activity in European Turkey or in neigh boring states. Reproaches are even ad dressed to European diplomacy for cre ating a general nervousness by employ ing needlessly alarming languaje. 7 HE Pacific Mail Company's liner ' Acapulco, which arrived yester " day from Panama and way ports, was at Amapola, Hondu ras, January 29, but had little communication with the shore. The offi cers of the Acapulco learned at Amapola and other. Central American ports enough to make them believe in the imminence of a general mixup of Central American re publics. When the Acapulco was at Amapala. Bonilln, who claims to have been elected President of Honduras on January 15, In place of Sierra, had fortified the town and the day after the Acapulco left, January 20, was expecting GCO Salvadoreans from La Union. These fighting men of Sal vador Bonilla had enlisted to help him hold the Presidential chair. The Somo tombo. an apology for a war vessel, but the navy of the republic of Honduras, T7 & s at Acajutla wfien the Acapulco was there. She was on her way. It was said, from Corinto to Amapala with arms and ammunition for the aid of Bonilla. The ' Acapulco's officers heard rumor* of a coming dark time for Guatemala. President Cabrera of Guatemala, the ru mor was, recently notified President Rega lado of . Salvador that part of the lat ter's people were In revolt and were ex tending their field of operations to Guate malan territory., Cabrera advised Rega lado to put down the revolt before It be came more serious. Regalado responded curtly that if Cabrera would look after Guatemala he would be. doing all that was expected of him and that if at any time he found. that task beyond his pow er he (Regalado) -would visit Guatemala with some troops and teach him a les son. There is a strong feeling, it is said, against Guatemala and all along the coast there Is momentary expectation of a dem onstration by the combined forces of Nic aragua, Salvador anil Honduras agaist Guatemala.! ''-:\.',' Fernando Sanchez, Minister of War of Nicaragua, was a passenger on the Aca pulco from Corinto to Acajutla. His des tination, he said, was Amapala and the object I of his visit merely to represent liis government at the inauguration of President Bonilla. The Acapulco met the American squad ron on the morning of j February 12 off Hueneme. They were in company, head ing south and sailing abreast of each other, with the New York In the middle. MAIL CARRIERS LOST IN THUNDER MOUNTAIN Snow Is Thirty Feet Deep in Places and There Is No Hope of Finding Them. BUTTE. Mont., Feb. IX— Advices have reached here from Placerville, Idaho, that two Thunder Mountain mall-carriers have been lost in the mountains and all hope of their being alive has been abandoned. Charles Hagena was the regular carrier and was accompanied by another carrier on this trip whose name is unknov/n. Three carriers have arrived and they re port snow an average of eighteen feet deep and in some places thirty-five feet deep. They report the death of two un known prospectors, who were caught in a enowslide. The cold Is intense. No news has been had of Hagena and his companion for three weeks. Central Ameri cans to Begin Strife. Bulgarians Are Enlisting Serv ices of Greeks. DEPUTY DENOUNCES THE FRENCH CABINET Uproar Caused by Charge That Min istry Is Implicated in Hum bert Affair. PARIS. Feb. 13.— An exciting incident occurred in the Chamber of Deputies to day, v.-hen Maurice Binder. Nationalist, roujrht to interpellate Minister of Justice Yallr on the Humbert affair. The Dep uty declared that suspicion had long been directed against the Cabinet, over which presided that "weathercock Combes." A scene of great disorder followed this Statement, the members of the Left de manding the removal of Binder. Premier Comtios sought to pain recognition, but as Binder continued to shout at the top of hia voice Combes, Valle and the other Ministers retired from the house, the Left party applauding and the Right party liipsir.g. The President, Eourgeois, then consult ed with the Chamber, which censured Kinder. When he attempted to resume his fipecch the President suspended the fitting. The Deputy continued his defiant speech after the session was resumed, but he was finally silenced by the President's threat to cause his removal from the Chamber. Va!!e made a brief rejoinder to the ef fect that his accusers were defenders cf the Humbert's, and an interpellation on the tubject was then postponed until after the bufisret was passed. WAR PHEPARATIOMS GO FORWARD APACE PAT CROWE IS REPORTED TO BE LIVING IN ENGLAND Writes That He Will Return to Omaha if Guaranteed Immu nity From Arrest. OMAHA, Neb., Keb. 13.— J. J. Crowe of Council Bluffs, la., has received a letter from England, stating that Pat Crowe, his brother, alleged to have Jbeen connected ¦with the kidnaping- of Eddie Cudahy, is now in Liverpool. The letter states that Pat is employed as a solicitor for a whole sale house and is receiving $200 per month salary. In writing the relative eays that when Pat left this country he went direct to England, where under an assumed name he enlisted in the English army and was Bent to South Africa. Upon the close of the war he returned to England and se cured his present employment. The infor mation is also conveyed that Pat Crowe is ready to return to Omaha if he is guar anteed immunity from prosecution. Special Dii-rateh to The Call LONDON, Feb. 14— According to the Express a warrant has been issued for the strrest of Count Maurice de Bos dari on a charge of forging and uttering bills purportins to have been signed by J. Pierpont Morgan. The Count had dealings with Morgan in connection with the sale of valuable pictures. It is not a fact, as supposed, that the forgeries were detected in time to prevent the ne gotiation of bills. Certain well-known business men of London lost nearly 00,000 pounds in the transactions. The Count lived in an expensive flat in the west of London and was regarded as delightful socially. He left suddenly about two weeks ago and detectives who went to his flat failed to find him. The furniture was subsequently removed by a Sheriff"? officer. The Count's wife and throe children went to the country after the furniture was taken. Count de Bosdari is a member of a dis tinguished Italian family. He lived for a while in Constantinople, where he made the acquaintance of the British Embas sador and other prominent men. Through them', wlier, li<f VkTiie^la' EngTalid/''- he "en tered the highest society. H« has genu ine and excellent taste In art, and he started to purvey to millionaires and par venues, many of whom were apparently ignorant of art. The. Count accumulated wealth. He had been in business some time before he met Morgan. The latter, the Express says, pays for his art pur chases only at .stated periods, the dealers having to await these dates. Bosdari, it is alleged, forged Morgan's indorsements to bills which the Count save in payment for certain alleged purchases on behalf of Morgan, and the latter's system being known to the receiver of the bills, no suspicion was aroused. It is further alleged that a letter was forged stating that Morgan was indebted to the Count in large sums on account of art purchases. It being necessary to secure at least two additional names to each bill, the Count procured these among his friends: hence the heavy implication of others in the loss. Morgan's supposed Flsnature made it easy for the Count to obtain the help of friends. Some of them are so rich that their losses will hardly affect them. One, however, will be completely ruined. GOVERNOR JEFF DAVIS UNDER FIRE Special Dispatch to The Call BERLIN, Feb. 13.— Dr. Mazzoni, one of the Popes physicians, in an interview with the correspondent of the Tageblatt ridiculed the reports that the Pone is in declining health. He said the Pope was truly a phenomenon. "He grows older in years," said Dr. Mazzoni, "but paradoxically seems to gain in vigor every year. He will live to be 103 years old or more. Even then he will enjoy life as to-day. He has the con stitution of a young man. All of his or gans are in perfect working order. "His Holiness leads a regular life, takes very little alcohol, reads without specta cles, walks without a cane and dresses and undresses without assistance. He works about fourteen hours daily, and one can hardly believe he will ever die." Special D:?p2teh to The Call ST. PAUL. Feb. IS.— The will of Sin. Cornelia Day Wilder Appleby, only daugh ter of the late Amherst Wilder, a well kiown millionaire railroad contractor, r.as made public to-day. Under the terms of her father's will she had received the Income from two-thirds of his estate, the ¦whole being valued at more than $3,000,000, »nd one-third of the entire estate came to her on her marriage six years ago, so that the amount covered by her will prob fcbly exceeds $1,000,000. Alter providing an income of $10,000 per ernum during the lifetime of her hus band, Dr. T. W. V. Appleby, and making » number of minor bequests, it is pro vided that the bulk of the large estate be Invested for the benefit of the worthy r»or of the city of St. Paul, without re pjrd to color or religious belief and inde pendently of any organized charities, hos ] itals or other institutions, with a central Bdmini5tration, from which the "Amherst Ji. Wilder Charity'' shall be carried on. Trained nurses are to be regularly cm ployed to minister to the needs of the *-orthy poor. It is provided that no poll r-oian or politic official who roay~T>e El T'-'Utieian shall have anything to do with the administration of the charity. Mrs. Applcby devoted much of her time to the care of the poor of this city, and *'ime such charity was In furtherance of a clause in her father's will. If Mrs. Wilder, widow of Amherst H. Wilder, rOds her portion to the proposed charity, as is understood to be her Intention, the endowment will be dose to $3,000,000. Detectives Seeking Scion of a Distinguished House. Fund Will Ultimately Ap proximate Five Mil lion Dollars. Reports of His Patron's Failing Vitality Are Ridiculed. London Business Men Lose Thirty Thou sand Pounds. Declares the Aged Pon tiff Is a Physical Phenomenon. Provides Endowment for the Relief of Distress. Vatican Physician Tells of Leo's Health. Noble Italian Uses the Signature of Morgan. Mrs. Appleby's Will Cheers St. Paul's Indigent. BOLD FORGER IS FOUND TO BE A COUNT SAYS POPE WILL LIVE A CENTURY LEAVES HER FORTUNE TO CITY'S POOR Bo wen Gains Con* cessions for the Coerced J^a* Hon. VENEZUELAN PEACE PROTOCOLS ARE SIGNED IN WASHINGTON AND TO-DAY THE BLOCKADE OF REPUBLICS COAST WILL END PRICE FIVE CE^TS. SAN FBAISTCISCO, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1903. r OLUME XCIII— NO. 76. The San Francisco Call.