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THE BURLINGTON FllEB PRESS AND TIMES: THUKSDAT, JANUARY 20, 1010.
810 IDE LATEST
Bite Leased on Upper Broadway
Two Theatres and Ice
riew York, Jan. 18. Tho largest restaur
ant In the world will be one feature nf
mi Immense amusement building to be
erected on Broadway, 47th and 48th
streets, by a syndicate of capitalists
headed by Jlrnry Erklns. Ho Is the man
who financed the new Cafe de l'Opera
nnd Jfurray's Roman Gardens.
Tho new building, upon which work
will begin next August, will occupy tho
Arcsent slto of tho Brewster block,
trhlch has been occupied for twenty-flvo
years by Brewster & Co., cnrrlaga
makerB. The property has been leased
to the syndicate by the John S. Sutpjien
estate. It covers nn area of about
seventeen city lots, or ono aero. Tho
lease Is for sixty-three years, with an
Aggregate minimum rental of I7.fi00.000.
Negotiations aro pending for the erec
tion of two theatres on the 47th and 48th
street sides, which are to be approached
and entered through a large, wldo
nrcado from the Broadway side. Tills
nrcade will have glass walks and glass
booth exhibits for automobiles and other
purposes, and It will nlro be tho main,
entrance to the restaurant.
In tho center of the restaurant thero
will bo a glass dome CO feut high arid
about 10.W0 square feet In circumference.
The restaurant will seat about fi.OiiO people
nnd will have an expensive orchestra,
WILL HAVE 10 KITCHENS.
)i Is proposed to have not only good
music, but the best cooking, at prices
lower than those charged at the higher
class restaurant;, and tables where tho
meals can be setved In family style, as
In the German cities. Thnre will be sep
arate kitchens, each ablo to provide for
600 guests, so that some ten kitchens will
be required, each having a complete
equipment of a chef, under the direct
management of a chief chef. There will
also be ten t-ervlns bars.
It Is also proposed tohave an Ice skating
rink on the ronf, covered In with glass,
nnd capable of being ucd as a theatre In
summer. It Is proposed to give Ire car
nivals, festivals and balls duilng the wln
or months. '
Henry Krklns Is nlo one of the
lessees of a tlve-storv and basement
restaurant building to be erected at Nos.
1557 to W(S Broadway, tetwcen 46th and
47th streets, on tho block just smith of
the Brewster's. This building will con
tain a very attractive restauiant on the
first floor with a balcony on the second
floor and will be conducted aB a French
restaurant pure and simple.
The Brewster Carriage company re
cently leased the Gallatin residence, Nn.
670 Fifth avenue, at the southwest cor
ner of 4trd street. Adjoining this prop
erty to the south and In the same block
are the homes of William Vanderbtlt and
W. K. Vanderbtlt.
CLAIMS OP RIVAL TO
Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 1R. "There will
be no lopetltlon of the disgraceful
scenea of tho miners' convention of last
year If i can get the co-operation of
this convention," declared President
Thomas L. Lewjs of tho United Mine
"Workers' of America to-day, at the close
of the opening session of the organiza
tion's convention, lie ruled out of order
rank J. Hayes of Illinois and William
Green of Ohio, leaders of the faction
opposed to the Lewis administration, who
were objecting to the seating of national
organizers as delegates, with salaries
during the convention.
Oreen was a candidate against Iewls
for the presidency. He was defeated,
according to Lewis, though the report
of the tellers has not yet been completed
Green claims election and charges
fraud. Hayes probably won the vlce
presidency against the Incumbent. E. S.
The credentials committee Is expected
to bring its long report to an end to
morrow. Then commuters will be an
nounced, the repoits i.f the olllce's will
be submitted and the con .'eni'mi will
settle down 'o its nnilinu.
OIMJ ITKJI I'llllll nVFjIlYWIIKIUS
Elmer W. Webster of Whitman, a trav
eling man, estimates that from Jan. 1 of
last year to Jon. 1 of this year he has
traveled 2R.22D miles. He has been to
Europe several times besides having
made long trips through the United
The postmaster of Pittsburg has made
' on appeal for the renaming of some of
the city's streets. As an Instance of
confusion in the matter of addresses ha
cited tho existence of 19 Miller streets,
and told of a letter going to 10 different
treots before Its destination was reach
William H. Trenchsrd of South Nor
walk, Conn., speared an eel that Is said
to have weighed 10 pounds, 8 ounces. It
Is snld that Inside the eel was found a
brass tag atamped "made In NorwaHc,'
such as was given out more than 30 years
, ago, Since the cpI must have been x
' ceptlnnally largo at the thne It swallowed
the tag, It Is thought the fish was about
i SO years old.
During the post year the United States
custom house at Alexandria collected J10
while the expenses were l,2t.
Clyde Angle's dog wan attacked by a
wildcat near Newton, N. J and Anglo
( seized the wildcat with bare hands and
choked It to death. He took the skin U
a justice of the peace and got a bounty
or tor li.
Daniel J. Holmes of Strafford Turner,
N, H who Is 84 years old, cut IS cords of
wood and 8,000 feet of logs In tho woods
during tho past few months. Mr. Holmes
uses two cunea In walking. Thomas ICI
llot of Webster, who Is 75 yonts old, has
chopped, split and plied 26 cohIb of wood
in. the past few months.
After centuries of stagnation the near
eiist Is In the world's race for growth
and progress. Port Said, to yeais ago
n small Arab camp, now has a popula
tion of 50,000. From onn hut, in 18.10,
Piraeus has grown to 80,000. Morslne,
not In existence when Ibrahim Pasha
anchored his fleet whero It now stands,
has 22.000! Beirut has multiplied 6,000 In
habitants Into l&O.OOn, Gaza Increased
from 2,000 In ttW, with small growth till
1887, to 48,000 In 1907.
A bowlder weighing 25 tons rests on the
lioat slip at Matlnlcua rock, where It was
tossed by a giant wave during the big
storm that swept the coast Dec. 26.
Thomns Htlckloy and Miss Florence
Merkley of New Market, Va while drtv
Ing to the minister's to bo married, got
stalled In the snow, tho horses being too
exhausted to pull the vehicle further.
Bltckley mado his way on foot to tho mln
Ister's home, The minister returned with
I him nnd the couple wero married stand
Ins kneo deep In the snow.
A 125-foot smokestack, which In to he
erected In Portland next spring, will he
riveted together on the ground and raised
no u pti Inter raises a ladder. The stack
will weigh 2Ti tons,
At Freiberg, Opr., there Is n rosebush
on which there. are 10,OuO buds.
stoaimoe disease iiaffi.f.s
One of the most malignant and fatal
diseases know to attack man has made
Its appearance within tho last few years
In the mountainous regions of Montana
and adjacent Hooky Mountnln States, It
Is called, "spottod fever" though by no
means to be confused with epidemic cere
brospinal meningitis, which commonly
goes by that name.
The malady Is entirely new unheard of,
thnt Is to say, up to twenty-five years
ago. For finite a while no nttentlon was
paid to It by the health authorities, save
locally, but of lato it has been killing so
many people that the federal government,
appealed to for aid, Is doing Its best
to find out tho cause of the mischief, and,
If possible, to discover a remedy, With
this end In view, the public health ser-
vico has sent seveial of Its experts to
Bitter Root Valley, which has been tho
scene of the most serious epidemics of tho
Spotted fever has ben known for many
years in Idaho, where It prevails through
out almost tho entire valley of the Snake
river, Including the tributaries of tho lat
ter stream and the foothills of the neigh
boring mountains. It occurs also In parts
of Nevada, Wyoming, Oregon, t'tah nnd
Colorado. But, whlln always serious, the
complnlnt Is not nearly so fatal In these
regions ns In the Bitter Hoot Valley of
northern Montana, where four out of
every five persons attacked die of It
Tho Infected dlstilot Is about fifty miles
long nnd from four to ten miles wide, In
the foothills of the Bitter Hoot mountains
a range along the top of whlrh runs
the Montano-ldaho State line. Thp dis
ease prevails exclusively In spring and
rranlfestntlon Is an eruption of small red
spots, pimply In character, whlcn covers
almost tho whole of the body. Death,
when It ensues, usually occurs between
the sixth and the twelfth day of the Ill
ness. 'ine first Important step toward a scien
tific. Investigation of the matter was tnken
by the Montana Stato Board of Health,
which sought advice from Drs. K B. Wil
son and W M. Chownlng, of tho Univer
sity of Minnesota. They started In to
make a thorough study of the problem
In the Hitter Hoot Valley, and It was not
long beforp, In the course of their In
vestigations, they came ncrnps some ms-piclous-looklng
microbes In the red blood
cells of the patients sick with the disease.
These microbes were protozoa, somewhat
resembling the blood parasites already
known to be the cause of the so-cnled
"Texas fever" In cattle. From "Strange
Disensc Baffles Science," In the February
Technical World Magazine.
"Whether the "place" Is advertised or
the servant advertises: the want ail.
does its pait.
MAY INVESTIGATE ANTARCTIC
Fur Seal nnd Sen elephants Kxlwt
nruund the South Pole,
Washington, Jan. 17. An expedition to
the South Atlantic and the Antarctic
oceans In the interest of economic and
scicntllic work by the fish mission steam
er Albatros Is under consideration by
Secretary Nngel of the department of
commerce and labor. It wtre suggested
by Henry F. Osbortr, president of tho
American museum of natural history at
Mr. Osborn says lie recently has re
ceived confidential Information from one
who has Just returned from the Antarctic
that there still lemnin on certain remote
Islands herds of southern fur seal In such
numbers as to promise commercial im
portance. Tho definite location of these
herds, the discovery of other herds, tho
geneial- distribution of tho species and
the approximate number become desir
able, he says, as records for future scien
tific and Industrial work. For a few years
past a whaling Industry has developed In
tho south rivaling tho Industry ot the
north. There are at least four distinct
species of whales In the Antarctic. In
certain localities they are exceedingly
Mr. Osborn says that he Is credibly In
formed that largo numbers of sea ele
phants also exist by considerable num
bers in the Antarctic region.
Men of science, the letter adds, desire
definite information In regard to the
question of the sea bottom, the life of the
ocean abysses and the distribution of
land masses in the southern Atlantic.
Given Prof I,, n. Jours by Men of the
College Street Church.
A farewell testimonial was given Prof.
L. H. Jones nt tho parlors of the College
Street Congregational Church Tuesday
eve., tho function taking tho form of a
dinner with Impromptu post-prandlal ex
ercises. A largo number of tho men of
the church were present and they thor
oughly enjoyed the dinner, which was
served through tho aid of a number ot
the young, men of the church.
At the conclusion of the dinner proper,
tho tables were rapped to order by Presi
dent Robert Roberts of the society, who
spoke feelingly of the coming dearture of
Prof. Jones to his new field of work In
connection with the University of Wiscon
sin. Remarks were also made by tho
Rev. Dr. I. C. Bmart, J, I Southwlck nf
the prudential committee, Superintendent
H, O. Wheeler and F. S. Pease. The va
rious speakers referred to the woik of
Professor Jones in connection with tliu
V church and the different organizations
( connected therewith: his valuable service
to tho community In his capacity ns a
member of the park commission nnd oth
erwise! and to his splendid iccord as an
educator, both In connection with the unl-
veisltv and also throurh various other
agencies in this community, and In Ver
mont as a whole,
All of tho speakeis referred to tho loss
which was being sustained, yet tho re
marks generally were pervned by u spirit
of rejoining In the splendid recognition
which had thus como to Professor Jones
and through him to the, University of
Vermont! and In the bright future which
plainly opens up before him In his new
and broader Meld of educational activity.
Professor Jones, when called upon to
respond to the handsome testimonials
given him, wns plainly overcome, He re
ferred feelingly lo the euiller memoilcs,
which stirred him In connection with a
Vermont mother's devotion, and ha Indi
cated thnt he would carry with him Into
his new field the kindest regards for a
people, whom he had come to know oh
friends as well as faithful co-workers,
After a heavy meal, take a couple
of Doan'H Regulets, and give your
stomach, liver ana tioweis tno nnip tnoy
will need, iteguiets bring easy, rcg
illar passages of thu bowels.
Brazilian Representative at Wash
ington Stood High in Pan
Washington, Jan. 17. Senor Joaqulm
Nabuco, Brazilian ambassador to Wash
Ington, died suddenly this morning at th
embassy here from rupture of nn artery
in the brain. For several months past
tho ambassador hnd been In falling
health nnd about ten days ago his ailment
was diagnosed as arterlo sclerosis.
This morning he professed to feel much
betler, but was soon afterwaid overtaken
by a sinking spell. His physician seeing
that the case was hopeless, summoned
Madame Nabuco, Mademoiselle Nabuco,
tho ambassador's daughter. Secretary
Schermont, Lieut. Commander Marques
De Azevedo, naval secretary, nnd Henor
De Vlanna-Kelsch, second secretary,
Sonor De Vlanna Kelsch, second secre
tary. At the moment a priest was nd
ministering the last rites of the Catholic
Church, the ambassador passed awav.
The news was Immediately cabled to
tho Brazilian government and also sent
to President Taft and tho State depart
ment. Very soon Secretary Knox, through
Assistant Secretary Hale, sent his formal
regrets to the embassy, and within nn
hour President Taft called In person at
the embassy to convey his condolences.
Senor Nabuco left a wife, two daugh
tcrs and three sons. It Is expected that
a funeral service will bo held at St.
Mathe-w's Catholic. Church hero, when
high moss will be celebrated In tho
presence of President Taft, the cabinet
and the entire diplomatic body. If
precedents are followed, the body will
be conveyed to Brazil In an American
A FAMILY OF STATESMAN.
Ambassador Nabuco was born In
neciie, urazu, in JM9. lie was a son
of the late Senator Nabuco. chief of the
liberal party in Brazil during n period
of Dom Pedro IPs reign. Both his
grandfather and his great grandfather
also were senators.
In H7G, Senor Nabuco was appointed
attncho to the Brazilian legation in
Washington, In 1S7R on the death of his
father he was elected to Parliament and
for years devoted himself to the causa
of the, abolition of slavery. After visit
ing Portugal nnd England he went to
Home In 1SSS and won Pope Leo X1IIV
The abolition of slavery that year at
tached Senor "Nabuco to the Imperial dy
nasty, for which he risked all, and when
MARRIED HALF A CENTURY
Mr. anil Mrs. W. A. Wei d of Slu-1
blimp Celebrate Golden Wedding
Two Hundred Present.
Shelburne, Jan. 17. Two hundred of the
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Weei'
culled nt their home to-day to con
gratulate them on tho fiftieth anniversary
of their wedding, and about 10) letters
were received bearing messages of the
A reception In honor of the event wns
given between the hours or three and
five this afternoon, those In the receiving
party being Mr. and Mrs. W. A, Weed,
.Mr. and Mrs. II. S. Weed of Burlington.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Weed, Jr., of South
Bend, Ind., Mrs. Charlotte Ferris of
Albany, N. Y., and Henry Stowoll of
Troy, N. Y. In tho dining room Mrs.
J. A. Corey and Miss Caro Kingslnnd
presided, Misses Edna nnd Madge
Harmon poured nnd Miss Janet Ham
mond and Mls Ilnnnah Tracey served.
After tho reception a family dinner
wa. served and In tho evening a family
! reunion was held.
i The guests camn principally from the
j towns o? .-iiebuine, Burlington, Char
lotte nnd Hlnesbuig nnd aside from the
1 personal testimony of their presence the
esteem In which the couple are held wns
evidenced by numerous gifts of gold and
I silver. Many of tho Burlington people
l mado the trip on the four o'clock train,
tho delegation almost filling a pa-ssenger
coach. In tho party were Mr. and Mrs.
B. J. Derby, Robert Roberts, H. W.
Allen, Dr. and Mrs. L. M. Bingham, Mrs.
Waller Carpenter, Mr, nnd Mrs. William
Weller, the Rev. and Mrs. G, Y, Bliss,
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Patrick. C. K. Allen,
Mr. nnd Mrs. K, A. Brodle and others.
The marriage of Walter Anson
Weed, son of Anson Phelps and Salome
(Grossman) Weed, of Hlnesburg, to
Ellen B. Stowoll, took place In Vor-
gunnes, January 17, ISSfl, nt the home
of the bride's parents, R. L. nnd Julia
(Doming) Stowell, Rev. II. F. Leavltt
ufllclatllis. Of those who were pres
ent at tho wedding, only two, Mrs. T.
H. Fori Is and Henry Stowell, sister
and brother of Mrs. Weed, were here
tq celebrate the anniversary.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Weed have had four
children, two sons who died In In
fancy, Walter A, Weed, Jr., now with
tho Oliver Chilled Plow company In
South Bend, Iivd., and Harry S. Weed,
assistant cashier of th Howard Nat
ional Hank In Burlington, and thero
Is one grandchild, Klngslnn.l Dentins,
the three year old on of Mr. and Mrs,
Harry S. Weed.
Mr. and Mrs. Weed have always
lived In Shelburne and have been
Identified with all tho various changes
through which tho town has passed.
Mr. Weed has been elected by his
follow townsmen to nearly all the
town ofllces, Including town repreent
atlve and Slate senator.
Mr, and Mrs, Weed took a very ac
tive Interest In tho building of Trin
ity Church, and nt the time tho church
wbn changed from a mlSHon to a par
ish, In U!H, Mr. Weed was nppolnted
smlor wnrden by l Into J, Isliuni
BIIbs, and has held tha ofllco slnao
then, Mrs. Weed wns for several
years piesldent of tho Woman's club
of Trinity Churoh and has always
boon an active and helpful member
of the Woman's Auxiliary of this par
A college professor who was always
ready for n Joke was asked by a student
ono dav If he would like a good recipe
for catching rabbits, "Why, yes," replied
tho piofessor, "What Is 117"
"Well," raid the student, "you ciouch
down behind a thick stono wall nnd
make n noise, like a turnip."
"That may be," said tho professor
with n twinkle In his eyo, "but a better
way than that would bo for you to go
nnd alt quietly In n bed of cabbage
heads and look natural." Ludlei' Homo
on November lfi, 1SS9, the republic was
lu-oclaltned, ho kept apart from
nil movement thnt led both monarch-
cal parlies to accept the new rgm.
In lMiS, he expressed a wish to reconcile
ilmselfwlth tho republic Ills proffer was
Immediately accepted. First he was sent
as representative of Hmr.ll In the arbi
tration of her boundary dispute with
Orent Britain and In ltU, he returned to
tho diplomatic service as Brazilian minis
ter to England. He was president of the
third International conferenca wliicn met.
In Hlo .Tniieli-n In infill nnd was a mem
ber of Tho Hague Court of Arbitration.
Ho came to Washington us nmnassauor
from Brazil on May 21. IP'S.
Newport. Jan. 18 A hearing on peti
tion of Slate s Attorneys Robert Slmonds
of St. Jolinsbiiry and W. M. Wrght of
rinitou for mi Investigation of the New
England Telenhonn R- Telegraph Co. and
the Pansutnpslc Telephone Co. by tho
Public Service Commission wa.4 lieiu
hero to-day hefoio Commissioners J. W.
Hedmond and S. Hollstor Jackson. Offi
cers of Pnssumpsle Co., were present,
who testified relative to their plant nnd
rates and the New England Telephone
& Telegraph Co. furnished expert evi
dence relative to lis plant, equipment
and tral'lc conditio M
Mrs. R. W. Ixmgley, auditor of the New
Kngland nnd Pnssumpsle companies pro
duced books, trial balances and data
showing Inside liifm matlnn relative to tho
New Kngland company and Its fetation
with the Parsiunpsle company. H. C.
Btlrkney appeared for the New Kngland
company and Alexander Dunnett for the
Passnmpslc company. The prosecuting
attorney was assisted by Attorney-General
J, C,. Sargent. The cine was con
tinued lo April to allow time In which
to secure expert evidence.
There will be a Iteming to-morrow to
Investigate the fatal accident to William
Johnson, who was killed near the Boston
S- Maine roundhouse.
WANTS JfiOO FOB DMA D HORSE.
Kutlnnd, Jan. IS. William C. Moun.l
of Fair Haven has brought suit In
Hutland county court to recover $600
from the Delaware Hudson company
because of the death of a horse killed
by a train In November, 1 90ft. lie al
leges that the railroad company neg
lected to put a proper cattle guard at
a farm crossing ajid that the horse
wandered on to the track as a con
sequence nnd was killed. W. II. Pres
ton of Fnlr Haven Is -Mr. Mound's
A SMALL-POX WARNING.
Artlnii Token to Present Imporlntlun
of DlNeiise from Neighboring; States.
Brattlcbnrn, Jan. 18--Pr Henry D.
llolton, secretary ot tho State board
of health. Issued the following bulle
tin this afternoon to town nnd city
health officers throughout Vermont
"Information has been received that
small pox Is prevalent In Massachu
setts towns and that one or more
cases have developed In Keenc, N. II
We call attention of physician and
local health officers in tho State to
this fact, warning them to be vigilant
and see that cases do not present
themselves In tholr respective towns
promptly quarantining all suspicious
cases the end that the disease does
not obtain a foothold In any part of
LUMBER MILL BURNED.
HI. .roliiisbury Coneern SnITers f.ons of
from 77,0110 to KS.MIO.
St. Johnsbury, Jan. 15. Tho lumber
mill of Follensby & Peck In Surnmer-
vlllo on the east side of the village
was chtruyed by fire early this morn
Ing. The lire was discovered between
twelve and one o'clock and spread rapid
ly. Tho mill and Its contents nnd
several sheds earby were burned, alio
a storehouse filled with lumber. Tho
largo amount ot snow on the roof and
the fact that no wind wns blowing,
saved the surrounding property. The
fire probably started from an overheated
box In the shafting.
Tho loss Is estimated between $7,00)
and ts.OM, and the Insurance Is JS.CfO.
Tho priiprletors of the mill nte Curtis
C, Follensby nnd Charles E. Peck. The
company was Just beginning the winter
work of logghis and In consequence, tho
mill was: not stocked as heavily as would
have been the case later In the season.
OQOK SAID TO BE TAKING
CURE NEAR HEIDELBURG
Frankfort, Jan. If. The Krunkfurtei
Zeltunsr is Informed that Dr. Frederick
A. Cook has arranged for a strictly in
cognlto stay at a sanitarium near llcldel
burg. The hpnlth of the explorer Is icp.
resented ns having been "eiiously af
fected by recent events.
Copenhagen, Jan. IS, Walter Lonsdale,
Dr, Cook's pccrnt.t ry, does not believe tho
report Hint Cook Is near lleldelbeig. lie
said to-day that t lie Inst letter he received
from Cook wns d.iled Cndlz, December 21,
when Cook stated that he was leaving
Europe lmmedlatclv and would write
again In a fortnight. Londalo has nut
hoard from him since. Ho added that
the explorer went under ihu name nt
Hunter whllo nt Marseille! and Lisbon
DEATH OF JOHN F ARSON.
Was Prominent . Flnnneler and Club
Mnn In Chlengo.
Chicago, Jan. 1-Juhn 1'nrson. banker,
lawyer nnd clubman, and one of the
best known figures In tho financial and
social world of Chicago, died this morn
ing at 3:4:, ns the result of heart failure
The attack occurred last Sunday anil
Mr. Vat -oii had been conscious ulmost
up to the hist. Mr. I'arson w.im the head
of the banking firm of Karson, Hon &
Co, His ehtiir son, John Karsnn, Jr., who
Is In charge, of the New York branch,
reached beie on a special train before
his death, Mr. Farson wns horn In Union
City, Ind,, Oct S, lSf.5. He wns the son
of the Key Jphu T. Farson, n Methodist
BRYAN TO RUN IN
1912, SAYS OMAHA BEE
Omaha, Jan. IS. -William J. Bryan will
be a candidate for m fildent In 1912. Tho
announcement wns made yesterday lifter.
noon by the Omaha Bee, which attributes
the statement to Richard L. Metcalfe,
editor of Mr, Bryan's Coiiimonci
Detnnetatlc leaders In Nebraska are to
be cnllrd lo the. Commoner olllen Mid or
dered to woik for his nomination ruder
no circumstances will Mr. 111. van b a
cnndldnlo for thn United Stilton Senate
Mr. Bryan believes this State will go
democratic at the next elentlou and thinks
ho would be the natural choice of Mm
party for Cnlted States senator, but ho
fears this might Injure his chances In tho
next national cainpnlgn, and ho vvlll re
fuse to be ix candidate for the lower
Seventy Naked Warriors Fight
King of Beasts Kermit
Kills Two Bongo.
Nairobi, British East Africa, Doc. 11,-A
long stream of porters came winding
across the veldt towards the station at
Nairobi, looking like a string of ants
The stars nnd ttripes was held aloft by a
glnnt native and the sound of horns
mndo strange discords with the chanting
nf the weird safntl song. Shortly Theo
dore Roosevelt nrrlvrd on the back of his
fnvotito horso Tranquility. It was the
end of his last trip In the British Hast
This safari, which was tho fourth to bo
made out of Nairobi, gave Mr. Roosevelt
and his party an opportunity to witness
nn exciting hunt at A K. Hoey's farm
nt Slrgol In the Gniisu Nguslin country,
the spearing of n lion by Nandl warriors,
Seventy of these spearsmen had been
asked to lake part In tho drive, and they
assented readily, for when n warrior
spenrs a lion he becomes a leader of the
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Nandl warriors when on tho march. In
theso hunts they display extraordinary
The band nt 70 almost naked men. with
their long sharp spenrs, attended by the,
chosen spectators, tho latter mounted.
proceeded down a long valley, where tho )
grass was thick and thorn ireejt lined
lis edges. Very soon a lion was ol- i
served not more than 400 yard In front. !
Immediately the warriors gave chase
and in less than two miles they had
rounded up the king of the wilderness.
The horsemen then approached and It
wns seen that the lion at bay was a
fully grown black-maned one. The i
spearsmen began their task of surround- .
ing thu quarry. Kvery man went to his
allotted position, and the clrcln slowly I
closed In on the snarling beast, which '
swished his tnll and kept up a eon-1
TEN SPEARS IN HIS BODY.
The wniriors drew to within some 20 1
yards of him, and the horsemen closed
up to see the kill, yet remained nt n
sufficient distance not to Interfere with I
the spearHinen's movements. Three tlrnoi i
the lion made a savage charge at the
now stationary warriors, but stopped
short each time, with mane bristling,
roaring In impotent rage at his
tormentors. Again the attackers ad
vanced to within 10 yards of their victim.
DISCRIMINATION IS ALLEGED
Central Vermont Hallway Charged
Tilth Unfairness In Freight Itnles
on Hough firnnlte,
MontppJIer, Jan. 1. A petition was
brought to-day to tho public servlco
commission by State's Attorney Benjamin
Gates for a hearing and adjudication of
tin f r. unjust and discriminatory rates
which It Is alleged the Central Vermont
Rnllwny company Is making on rough
granite shipped from Barre to cortaln
points in Vermont.
'1 his petition is brought under seeton
1012 of the public statutes which em
powers the public service commission to
pass on rates claimed to be unreasonable
and unjust and nuthorlnes the commls
slon to establish rates that will be fair
The petition brought to-day by State's
Attorney (lutes alleges Indirectly dis
crimination against Burlington because
rate of 17 cents a ton is charged on
rough stock from Barro to Waterbiiry,
5 cents to St. Albans, nnd Jl.Sp to Bur
lington. This would make tho rate to
Wnterhury one hnlf a cent per ton per
mile and four cents per ton per mile for
rough stock from Barra to Burlington.
The public service commission Is asked
to fix n date for a hearing on this
CANNON RULES AGAINST
Washington, Jim. it -Speaker Cannon
to-day officially ruled that President
Roosevelt had acted without specified au
thority of law In app dntlng representa
tives to the third International conference
on maritime war at Brussels, by sustain
ing a point of order made by Representa
tive Harrison nf New Yorit against nn np
prcprlatlon for the continuance of tho
service of these representatives
Accordingly the parngraph making such
an appropriation was stricken nut when
Consideration of tho urgent deficiency
appropriation bill was resumed In tho
When Representative Fitzgerald
called attention to n letter from tho
secretary of tho treasury, requesting
that government employes appointed
temporarily, nnd by executive order,
be placed on the permanent roll under
tho civil service law, Mr. Harrison
again attacked former President Roose
velt, declaring he had violated the
spirit of the civil service law 100
times, or 1.1 more times thnn any of
Representative Uillctt of Massachusetts
declared President Itoosevelt had ex
cepted a small number of persons com
pared with President Cleveland.
Tho House adjourned at ." .OS o'clock.
with the appropriation bill still under
WOMAN ANIMAL TRAINER
DIES FROM HER INJURIES
New York, Jan, 17. Pauline Russell to.
day mot the fate dally braved and coolly
calculated upon by most nnimul titilners,
A wuek ago she was attacked and badly
torn by ono of a pair of leopards she was
training at a city museum. The Infuri
ated animal would havo torn her to pieces
at tho tlmo but for a man attendant who
Pinned It to tin floor with a sharpened
Miss Russell liriBcred In a critical
condition all lust week. To-day she re
lapsed Into a coma which was speedily
followed by death. She was 3D years old
FOR RUTLAND POSTMASTER.
President Tuft l. lUeonimeuaed J.
A. Sheldon, Pre.,n( i,IMIlorll(,
Washington, Jn 17,-IVesldent Taft to
day sent to the Senate the nomination of
.iniin . ouniuun as postmuster at Rut-
''I"11' f"1:''10" hQ iW the offlco
since 1S97. Ho is .0 years old, a Civil War
vrfenin and past department commander
ut the (i. A. R.
One last desperate effort and he drove
directly at the line, only to fall with 10
spears quivering In his body. But In
that brief momsnt he managed to drat
down one of the natives, his clawa sink
ing Into tho man's flesh.
Tho death of the lion seemed to awaken
all Uie fire in the warrior' blood. They
began a dance of triumph around the
body, waving their bloodstained spears,
tome of which were bent by the force of
tho shock, holding their shields above
their heads and shouting forth blood
curdling yells In their savage Joy over
In tho meantime the Injured man was
being given medical attention and he bore
the pain of his wounds without a sign of
concern. Ho who had first Jabbed his
spear through the lion Joined In the dance
at the start, but soon retired at ft dis
tance, where he seated himself, appar
ently Indifferent to the antics of his fel
lows. He was now a leader of then and
.in. uirriruiru noi snow nigim iuv tv4tr-nl.,, w.t,.. ,
hsd .inn. n,M .... .,. m.rv. T"nr rpf0,ullnn Proposing an amend-
KKRM1T A MICKY HtlrJTER.
The luck nf Kermit Roosevelt has been
Tein.irkiihlo, While Colonel Roosevelt was
hunting with Lord Delamere, Kermit
went off with R. B. Cole and his Wan
deroho wa triors. The Wanderobos are
adepts at killing bongo, which are very
rare and only to be found In the forests
In a short time the vounger Roosevelt
bad secured a large, fine specimen of the
female bongo and one of the young
bongo. This was a feat that any old hun
ter might justly be proud of, for no white
man has ver before stalked and shot a
bntign. There nre only two cases on rec
ord of n white man shooting bongo with
the nld ot the natives and their dogs
I U,. .A H l.l.nl.
l'e-.ioeu WBM One OI Hill iwiunii.
l'"rp '' the success of the youth that
he presented Kermit with a fine specimen
" ' . ""',15.0' nnn " lnr "l,'B""-
' "' win nuv ,:....-.
illy gmup Hie only one In the world.
1 '' UFA Its HARDSHIP W LLL.
ButlabS, Fgnnda, Jan. 17. Commander
H Hutchinson, superintendent of
marine, who went up with Colonel
Roosevelt nn,l his party to Rhino, enmp.
has returned here. Ho says the former
lVesIdent bore the hardships nf the
join nry splendidly, notwithstanding the
fact that the engine broke down once or
tw! p. When they arrived at Koba it
was midnight, but they found all the
white elephant hunters of the Congo
assembled to greet them.
Among the number was Chief En-
gineer Bennett of the lake steamers.
who In December had been captured by
'he native, but had made his escape
after enduring tortures for five days.
THE LAST STRAW.
An nitendant at n Kansas Institute for
the d if nnd dumb was undergoing a
poln'les rapid-fire Inquisition at the
hands of a female visitor.
"Hut how do you summon these poor
, mutes to church?" sho asked finally, with
what was meant to bo a pitying glance
at the Inmates near hv.
"By ringing the dumb-bells, madam,"
retorted the exasperated attendant.
NATIONAL LIFE ELECTION
President DeDoer, llnrry l. Cutler nnd
Fletcher D. Proctor Cnalmonsly
Reinstated As Directors.
Montpcller, Jan. 18. The annual meet
Ing of the policyholders and directors ot
the National Life Insurance company
was held to-day at the home office. The
terms of office of Joseph A. DeBoer,
Harry M. Cutler and Fletcher D. Proctor
as directors expired this year and they
were unanimously re-elected for four
The directors present at the meeting
this afternoon were Joseph A. DeBoer,
George Brlggs. Fred A. Howland, James
B. Estee, Harry M. Cutler of Montpcller;
W. P. Dillingham of Waterbiiry, William
W. Stlckney of Ludlow, James L. Martin
of Brnttleboro, Charles P. Smith of Bur
llngton, Charles W, Qammons of Boston,
George H. Ohmtead of Cleveland, Ohio.
Fletcher D. Proctor and J. G. McCul
lough were unable to be present. Mr,
Proctor Is now on tha Pacific coast and
ex-Governor McCullnugh wns detained In
New York by the funeral of an Intimate
The following officers were tinanl
mously re-elected: President, Joseph A
DeBoer; vlre-preldent. Fred A How
land; second vice-president, James B
Estee; secretary, Osman D. Clark, treas
urer, Harry M. Cutler, medical director,
Dr. Arthur B. Blsbee; assistant med!
cal director, Dr. E. A. Colton. actuary,
Clarence E. Moulton; Inspector", Oeorge
Brlggs, Frank A. Drtinell, Frank M
Bryan. The annual report to the stock
holders by President DeBoer publlshe
elsewhere gives an Idea of the steady
growth of the business of this company
during the past year.
EVERY GREEK JJH U. S.
TO BE ASSESSED $12
New York, Jan. IV A formal protest
against tho proposed tax of T12 a year
on every Greek resident of tho United
States Is being framed by a committee
from the 50,000 Greeks in New Yorl nnl!
it Is expected the 20n,COO other Creeks In
this country will subscribe. Urged by
Lambro A, Cordmllas, Greek minister at
Washington, It lb understood here, that
the Oreok government Is about to In
struct all of Its consular agents in this
country to issue what are to be known
as residential certificates to all Greeks
here. The feo to bo collected for such
u certificate Is J12, and it must be re
newed every year. Those who refuse to
buy residential certlMcute-s will bo barred
from any help from ih consuls In re
gard lo pass .ports or aid of any kind.
That means they can never visit their
The money so collected is to be turned
over to the Pan-Hellenic union of the
Greeks In this country, with head
quarters In Boston, and after defraying
thut organisation's expenses the balance
Is to go to the Greek treasury nt Athens.
The proposed lax Is expected to raiwt
more than &W0,t a year.
MAN OF 98 YEARS GOES
23 DAYS WITHOUT FOOD
Cambridge, N. Y., Jan, IS, Without
food for !3 days and no nourishment,
other than water, Alonzo Rich, a re
tired merchant of this place, contin
ues to exist. For 4R hours during tho
time, ho has gone without water. Mr.
Rich Is not consciously making nn
endurance test as did Dr. Tanner of
the 40 days' fast fame; but because
of lack of appetite,
Ho was born In 1S12, Twice Mr.
Rich has been In a coma from which
each time he has revived with his us
ual spirit. Al tho present time Mr.
Rich manifests not so much material
weakness as he did 10 days ago and
expresses a possibility of once more
getting up and about.
Some of the Democrats Joined ir
Applause Adjournment Sav
ed Henry Resolution.
Washington, Jan. 14. An tineimert.
ed early adjournment of the House
to-day probably saved from defeat the
,,,.,v vm: iininiiiuuiin enangmg
date of Presidential Inauguration.
Led by Representative Perkins ol
New York, tho opponents of the re
solution showed evidences of unex
Fearful lest he could not mustei
enough votCH to secure the required
two-thirds majority for the adoption
of the resolution In the absence of sev
eral members who were committed te
support It, Representative Henry of
Texas, Its author, was determined t
prevent a vote. At four o'r'ock, after
he had spoken for forty minutes, he
asked unanimous consent to continue
for one hour. Ropresctnatlve Sher.ey
of Kentucky objected.
Representative Gaines of W(.-t Vir
ginia then moved the prexln - ques
tion and on a division the nwtlon pre
vailed by the close Vote of (!2 to fl-.
To pi event a vote. Mr Hrr-Ty madn
the point of no quorum but before thn
speaker could order the doors closed
and absentees brought In. Mr Parker
saved the day with s motion to ad
journ which wns carried without op
position. Tho first hour of the day's session
wos devoted to the reading of the Prcs
dent's conservation messnge which
was enthusiastically received by the
republicans and some of the demo
crits. Tie House adjourned at 4 0' o'clock
until to-morrow. The Senat - was not
In session to-dav.
STATEHOOD BILL PASSED.
Senntr adopts Conference It r port ot
Washington, Jan. 17. Passage of a
bill granting separate state ioJi t
tho Territories of Arizona aivl Ne'
Mexico by the House nnd the adoptlo
ny the Senate of the conference re
port on the Balllnger-Plnehot Inqulr
resolution were features nf t -day'
sessions In the two houses of Con
Eulogies on the late George T
Sboup, former senator from Idaho, '
connection with the acceptance of hli
statue, were the special order In the
Senate. At 3:15 o'clock the Senate
The House put In a full day's work,
adjournment being: taken at five
o'clock. Both houses will be In ses
Senator Nelson to-day reported to
the Senate the conference report on
the resolution providing for an In
vestigation of the Balllnger-Pinchot
controversy. The conference report
would permit ''any official or ex-offl-clal"
concerned to appear personally
or by counsel and the time limit pro
vided could make it possible to extend
the Investigation beyond the session
of Congress. The Senate unanimously
accepted the report.
The Senate to-day confirmed the
nomination of Van Rensselaer Weav
er to be I'nlted States marshal for
the northern district of New York.
RICH WIDOW KENNEDY
WELL TOUR IN AFRICA
New York, Jan. 18. Mrs. John Stewart
Kennedy, the banker's widow, who was
bequeathed JK.OOO.OOO of her huband'a
160,000,000 fortune In November, will start
on Saturday next on a long recreation
tour abroad. She Is going to Algiers with
a party of which she will be the hostess,
and will not return until mid-summer
when she will take her guests to hei
country home at Bar Harbor.
Mrs. Kennedy will journey with hei
brother-in-law and sister, the Rev Dr
and Mrs. A. F. Schauftler, and hei
nephew, Dr. Robert M. Scliauffier, a
young physician of Kansas City. Th
party now Is in Mrs. Kennedy's home,
No. 6 West 67th street, across from tin
They will go as far as Gibraltar on tht
I'armanla, which sails Saturday She w II
then cross to Africa, where she will e
met by two motor ears, which will tak
them by easy stages to Algiers. The
party will penetrate th Interior of that
picturesque country by motor nnd will
go as far ns the edge of the great Sahara
desert. There they will remain until the
early summer, when they will go back tn
Europe by way of Italy, and will motor
back across the continent to England
Mrs. Kennedy had long planned to go
abroad for an extended tour but her hus
band's busy life In Wall Street prevented
Jiihi from enjoying any extended absepi a
from New York. Now, with fortune and
leisure, she Is well able to achieve her
desire. She Is, with Mrs. H.arrlmnn, Mrs.
Hetty Green and Mrs, Russell Sage, one
of the four richest women In America
STRENUOUS MARRIED LIFE
Troubles after Wedding- "Slv Sbootel
Kate" Worse Than Those Before.
Spokane, Wash., Jan. 1?. Strenuous and
nut of the ordinary w-a the courtship
of Andrew Fromhorz. a lime burner.
living near Republic, Wash., and his
wife, Mabel Fromhen!, known as "Six
Shooter Kate" throughout the northern
part of Washington, according to o peti
tion for legol separation filed by the
husband In the Spokane county superior
court on a charge of venue from Ferry
yromhers says he met the wowsji
sundering In the dense timber near hli
home one night and took her to hit
house to rest and dry her tiothr-8. tt'he
refused to leave, so he quit his homo, Sha
then followed him to the lime kilns,
whero he wa at work, and proposed
marriage, and after several refusals
sought a lawyer, who threatened suit for
breach of promise. Fromherx com
promised by promising to wed and they
Then, according to the complaint, tha
woman drove Fromherz from his homo
and forced him to sleep In a hut, finally
deserting him, He passed tho wlntor
In the shack, freezing both feet and
suffering other injuries which make II
npcessary to tnke treatment in a hos
pital. Mrs. Fromherz Is reported to be In
the woods, either In Washington ot
Perhups you can find tho right person
for that position In an hour or two. Look
over tlie mis. of people who want woik