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lilCE 2ciI'MA'A_WHEELING \V. VA,. WEDNESDAY, MAY -2 ft, 1897._VOL.JY NO. 317. ”
"• ? krfeller Now Controls the
tire Ore Carrying Trade.
C'nn Compete — Magnate
.■ !<•? Contract for Ten Years at
v Rate-H:s Agreement With
rt w Carnegie Will Revolu
- ;ze Three Great Industries.
.and. O.. May 25.—John D.
.Viler having put something like
n into mines and boats, was
... the opening of this season
to get something back. It
ieved by boat owners that he
urally make very close rates,
hoped that he would still per
. :n to live.
now apparent that this is not
k< teller's plan at all. He pro
the most gigantic way in
anything of the kind was ever
•ed. to absolutely monopolize j
. and coal carrying business. In
e has already accomplished
has entered into a contract ex
_ over a period of ten years to
,re and coal at a rate so low that
can possibly compete with him.
or boats could get cargoes they
not deliver them at the Rocke
rate. Th ore-carrying business,
h in ordinary seasons for this vi
y alone amounts to $10,000,000,
IS.OCO.OOO profit to the carriers,
w absolutely absorbed by the
Standard Oil magnate. The^wn
a fl e : sixteen vessels, center
• this port, declared to-day that
,.Ves that all vessel owners who
■ nothing but their vessel interests
ruined.
, ntract which has been made
■. 0n Rockefeller and Carnegie for
y its long conttnu
he absolute destruction of all
would compete. Mr. Carnegie
X the Conneaut and Pittsburg
a which runs through rich fields
'». x’cw York and Chicago Gas Coal
r • r.v Rv the rates for hauling
* * V ore which Mr. Rockefeller has
• r with the wor*
. .if the Carnegie plant, it is
manufacture icon at a much
; m -than any one else
cm,tlJ furnaces, foundries and
. - country are as surely
out n< have already tho
Co.l miners and car
-ml’ted to compete with
;T$n: ir. the co.il trade
mboat lines and rall
, .. .. -.,1 to do the hauling.
> ture of this gigantic
cn w i • n it is stated
irger then the Standard
mor here among vessel m*n
... ry intense. The excitement is begtn
•. ,.] *o the coal i-.d iron trades.
•* men are Just beginrirg to see the
,.f ;he tr* n • iou movement that
• . import of this movement on the part
r». Rockefeller and Andrew Car
c . , ar. scarcely be estimated at tho
, . .. rt time. It certainly means an ahso
tioti in the thr t It lustrhs
carrying trade, the iron ar.d coal
The effect upon the city of Cleveland.
■> * upon the smaller towns on the Lake
is -tir■ to be disastrous.
AN EXPORT BOUNTY
Agricultural Products. Proposeil By
Senator Cannon of Ctah.
Washington. May 25.—Senator Can
of Hah. td-day introduced an
.• adment to the tariff bill providing
f - j*n export bounty on wheat, corn,
tobacco and other farm products,
■ v.;tv of an equalization to agricul
- of the benefits of this (the tar
n's act is the result of a conference
c! silver Republicans. Populists and
.Ctfie TV mot rats, which may be said to
>!.t the sentiment of the element
ich puts silver above all other legis
.lol li.AIMIS (OXFIKMtD.
Pc New District Attorney Indorsed for
the I’lucf Bv the Semite.
’ ASMlXGTOX, May 25.—The Senate to
rmed the following nominations:
l r General Joiin U. Brooke, to bo
r ; Joseph H. Gaines. of West
o be fnlted States attorney, dis
st Virginia: A. M. Kttler. post
:> nr.utt. Fa.
A. A. OF 1. & S. w.
S’-'! Sr ties Will All Reraiin as at
>'cut—Tiu aud i>he3t Iron Scales
be Advanced.
b 'IT. Mich.. May 25.—The Amal
i Association to-day adopted tho
v- ,ue scale of last year. The rates
work in steel line? will remain un
: for the: coming year in every re
>• vote on Hits, as on other ques
- r.ot stated, although it is known
-• was considerable discussion of
■ ion. It is the opinion of the
- i.embfrs that the sheet iron and
■ scales will be advanced, as, a
bout 2!> per cent., and that the
nces with manufacturers will
i these schedules. The tin plate
mnilttee late this afternoon made
i report. Meetings of represen
tin' association with the inanu
w ill be held in Pitsburg or
own early in June.
-*»<-o
VON TAUSCH WEPT.
May 2«>.—The examination
verri Tausch. the former chief
- ret political police, who is
with fourfold perjury ami
was continued to-day. Von
wept during the course of the
in
' NTRACT FINALLY LKT.
Nb'.TOX. \l. y 25.—The Secretary
- iwarded the large contract for
\ ocks ar.d dams in the Monon
■' r to Jame* Carron. of Phila
: an aggregate cost of J622,iSL
HAVEMEYER ON TRIAL.
The Case of the Ntijjar Kin); Called Cp In
Criminal Court.
Washington, May 25.—The trial of
H. O. Havemeyer, president of the
American Sugar Refining Company, for
refusing to answer the questions of t1
Senate sugar investigating commi'
in the spring of 1*94, began in Cr /■
Court No. 1 at the City Hall th>
ing. Elverton R. Chapman
of the five contumacious v s
now serving a 30-day se* A $ the
district jail. John E. S*- c' ftary
of the sugar trust, am' awards
and John S. Shrive per men,
will I, probN. the order
named. Havemeyer a\ dearies were
indicted on October 1. i^>94.
There was a very large crowd In at
tendance to witness the unusual spec
tacle of a millionaire on trial. Among
them were many distinguished person
ages. including Senators Gray. Lodge.
L ndsa.v and Davis and Congressman
Richardson. Judge Bradley presided.
District Attorney Davis conducted
the case on behalf of the United States.
The defendant was represented by^ a
brilliant array of counsel, including Na
thaniel Wilson, of this city: John G.
Johnson, of Philadelphia, and John E.
Parson, of New York. Little trouble
was experienced in obtaining a jury,
and in less than half an hour after
the court convened District Attorney
Davis opened the case with his state
ment to the jury.
-o-—
GEKMANY HOLDING OIT.
She Will Not .loin In Mediation t'ntil
(irme Yonnent* to IVai'p Terms.
Constantinople, May 25.—The col
lective note of the ambassadors of the
powers on the subject of the Turkish
demands on Greece has not been pre
sented owing to the German ambassa
dor at Constantinople. Baron Saurma
Yon Jeltsch, having been forbidden to
sign it until Greece consents to the
peace terms. It is further understood
that Germany declares tnat sin «ui
withdraw altogether from mediating
should the ether powers consider the
previous consent of Greece to be un
necessary.
German's action is regarded as being
highly prejudicial to the prospect of a
speedy conclusion of peace, as it leads
Turkey to believe the powers are dis
united and encourages opposition.
VO EVASION TO BE ALLOWED.
LONDON. May 2fi.-The- Athens cor
respondent of the Standard says the pow
ers have assured Greece that the Porte
v! I not he allowed to evade the condi
tion - of the armistice.
\ dispatch to the Standard from Berlin
s.ivs the powers, including Turkey, have
assented to the appointmen of Prince
; r- irteis Joseph of Battenberg . s governor
general to Crete.
sdicide7
Sadie Burkes Leaps from a Ferry
Boit at Hunntinarton and Is
Drowned.
Special to the Register.
Huntington. \V. Va., May 25.—Sadie
Burkes, of Ca lcttsburg. Ky.. was di
vorced from her husband about three
months ago and came to this city to
live with a relative. Since that time
she has been disconsolate, and shortly
after last midnight she ended her life
bv leaping into the Ohio river from the
top of the city ferry boat, drowning
herself. The remains have not yet
been recovered.
GETS HEAVY DAMAGES.
\ New York Portrait Painter to he Paid
For Injuries Received M Idle Riding on a
( hlcage Street Far.
CHICAGO. May 2*.—Mr?. Susan St.
I John. a N"< w Y'ork portrait painter, was to
li.ty awarded $2-r>,n«X> damages against the
North Chicago Street Railway Company,
in she was visiting Chicago, and on
August ::u. while dismounting from a Nor\i
State street electric car, the motorman
started the car before she had reached the
ground and she was thrown to the stone
curbing. She claims that her injuries i>
sultid in tremor, which unfitted her for
doing any further good work wita her
brush.
THE MARIETTA
KunOvcr a Mile C ourse to Determine Her
speed-1 1.1 Knot* Made.
San Francisco, May 25.—The gun
boat Marietta went out to-day for her
official trial. Huns over the course
were made between 11 o’clock and 4
to determine the sjieecl as required In
the contract of both the Marietta and
Wheeling: two at (approximately)
seven knots: two at (approximately)
nine knots; four at (approximately)
ten knots; four at (approximately)
eleven knots. The highest speed
reached was 11.4 knots.
A ROYAL KEUEP1ION
Accorded Hauer and Nold by Their Fellow
Anarchist* at Pittsburg.
PITTSBl’RG. Pa.. May C'.—Henry
Bauer and Carl Nold. the anarchists, who
w.ie accomplices of Alexander Bergman
I in the attempted assassination of H. C.
Prick, during the Homestead strike of 1*92.
I were released from Riverside penitentiary
to-day, after serving four years and three,
months of a five-year sentence, their terms
having been reduced nine months by good
behavior.
The men were given a royal reception by
the anarchists of Allegheny, who are ar
ranging a picnic to be held at Hazelwood,
probably next Sunday, to celebrate the
event.
_— -o
I'll revise the law.
A Hill Introduced That Completely
Change* the Interstate Commerce Law.
Provide* For Pooling
WASHINGTON. May 2.*.—Senator ''ul
lom to-day introduced by request a bill to
amend the interstate commerce law. The
bill prescribes regulations for pooling, re
quiring that pooling contracts shall not
, xter.d beyond five years and that they
shall name the maximum ar.d minimum
rates to be charged, requiring the approval
of the Interstate Commerce Commission
before the agreements can become effect
iv. The bill provide* for a complete re
vision of the interstate commerce law.
The New Taxation Measure Defended
By Republicans
•v a Entirely Different Grounds
.rom Those Heretofore Advanced
in Favor of High Duties—Rev
enue Is Now the Cry, Which Is
Indefensible in View of the Sur
plus in the Treasury— Senator
Vest for the Democratic Mem
bers of the Finance Committee
Repli s to Senator Aldrich's Pre
sentation of the Bill—Will be No
Factious Opposition Nor Unnec
essary Delay.
Washington, May 23.—The debate on
the tariff bill began in the Senate to
day with crowded galleries and a large
attendance of Senators and tariff lead
ers of the House. Minor business
claimed attention up to 2 p. m., when
Senator Aldrich, of Rhode Island, in
charge of the tariff bill, had the meas
ure laid before the Senate, and took
the lloor for the opening speech. At
that time every available seat in the
galleries was occupied. T he Republi
can side of the floor showed an almost
solid representation, there being but
three or four vacant seats. The Dem
ocrats also presented full ranks, and
the scattered seats of the Populists
were occupied with but an exception.
Mr. Diugley, chairman of the Ways
and Means Committee, and author of
the House bill, took a seat immediately
beside Mr. Aldrich and listened atten
tively.
Other Republican members of the
committee aril Representative Simp
son. of the Populist contingent, occu
pied the rear lounges. Speaker Reed
was not present.
Mr. Aldrich spoke for almost an
hour and a quarter, adopting an easy,
conversational style. His speech was
the official utterance of the Finance
Committee and in a sense of the Re
publican side of the chamber. 'With
out making invidious distinctions be
tween the two bills, Mr. Aldrich cleat -
ly stated as the belief of the Finance
Committee that the House bill would
not yield revenue adequate for the
needs of the government.
(The gist of Mr. Aldrich’s remarks
will be fovnd on page 2.)
Mr. Vest, of Missouri, one of the
Democrats of the Finance Committee,
followed with a statement in opposition
to the bill. He spoke of the futility of
piling up taxes on an overburdened
people when there was a balance of
$129,000,000 in the treasury. He criti
cised the schedules in detail, declar
ing that some of them were designed
to he prohibitive. He severely attacked
the increase in the lead duty, declar
ing it was for the benefits of the “cor
morants” of monopoly and against the
people.
Mr. Cannon (Utah), a silver Republi
can, closed the debate for the day by
urging that the protection should he
"O distributed as to aid the farmeis.
Mr Vest spoke as follows in part:
“We know,” he said, “the desperate
condition of the country, the ruined
homes, the blasted hearts. If pios
peritv can come from any source, even
from our adversaries, we will bless tin
moment. I do not believe the impo
sition of higher tariff duties will dispel
the clouds hanging above us. bringing
back the sunshine and illuminating the
wiiole country.
“l. had been said." Mr. Vest pro
ceeded. "that adversity tame with tlie
advent of the Democratic party and
prosperity with the Republican party.
But adversity did not come with the
advent of the Democratic party. Air.
Vest said he would summon as a wit
ness no loss an authority than Mr
William McKinley. The Senator read
from a report made by Mr. McKinley
on April 1. 1890. setting forth the dis
tress which the farmers of the country
were suffering. „ L _
“How was it expected, the Senator
asked, “that by increasing the burden
of tariff taxes the farmers would be
helped to buy more goods? All agreed
that there must bo sufficient revenue
to m^ot the requirements of the gov
ernmnt. that the government credit
shall be sustained and her tlag hon
ored. But every dollar collected by
the government beyond its needs is a
crime.
•‘Whv was it that the Republican
partv was about to abandon its record
and urge a tariff not for protection,
but for the amount of revenue it will
produce Why does it it abandon its
record and propose a tax on tea 1 here
is at this time an available balance in
the treasury of $229,350,650. Deduct
ing the gold reserve of one hundred
millions, the available balance
$129,350,650. This v*rt amount of idle
money was now accumulated in the
! treasury. And yet. the Senate was told
that it must impose on our suffering
people additional taxes. When Presi
dent Harrison turned over the govern
ment to President Cleveland the treas
ury balance stood at $24.12S.0S7. Tn
dav there is $105,000,000 more than
when Mr. Harrison turned over gov
ernment affairs to Mr. Cleveland. How
can this obvious fact he avoided?”
Mr. Dingley admitted it. Mr. Vest stid.
and tried to explain it on the ground that
subsidiary coin and certain deficits were
included 'in the present treasury balance.
i:ut with these (about jnti.Ou'.OOO) nut. there
remained about $92,000.00' available for the
uses of the government. To overcome this
Mr Dinjslev savs w. ought to increase the
gold reserve to $150,000,000. Even if there
* a deficit of sixty-five millions this
year—which Mr. Vest did not admlt-yet
there was ample funds in the treasury to
meet that deficit. Why. then, should we
hurry to put more taxes on the people,
when every dollar unnecessarily hoarded
by the government is a crime against the
oeoole. Mr. Vest said it was most unfor
tunatc that the Republican side had of
I f< red no estimate of revenue until to-day.
Inquiry had been made of Statistician
Ford as to the promised comparative state
ment. and lie had stated that it was turn
ed over to the Senator from Rhode Island
(Aldrich).
Mr. Vest asked what the estimate of Mr.
Ford was on the bill.
Mr. Aldrich replied that the statistician
stated that in his opinion, neither the
House nor the Senate bill would furnish
sufficient revenue to meet tlie expenses of
the government.
Mr. Vest, proceeding, declared that the
proposition to raise $11,000,000 of revenue
by a tax on tea and increasing internal
revenue was a "naked and bold" aban
donment of the protective policy of the
Republican party. Where was the protec
tion to American manufacturers in these
taxes, he asked’.
The Senator said that the greatest suf
fering in the country was felt in the ag
rieu'tural States. With abundant harvests
th- people were without money and were
appealing to Congress for relief.
In conclusion, Mr. Vest said that there
was no disposition to delay the considera
tion of the bill. There would be no fac
tious opposition ar.d no unnecessary objec
tion.
Mr. Cannon. (Silver Republican, Utah),
introduced an amendment for a bounty on
agricultural exports, and spoke briefly.
The tariff bill was then laid aside for the
day.
At 5:15 p. m., the Senate went into exec
utive session, ar.d spon afterward ad
journed.
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CONDITION OF THE TREASURY.
WASHINGTON, May .'5.-To-day’s state
ment of tlie condition of the treasury
shows: Available cash balance, $229,881,
655; gold reserve, $144,857,463.
PRESBYTERIANS.
Two Important Questions Settled at
Yesterday’s Session of the General
Assembly.
Eagle Lake, Ind.*, May 2.".—The Pres- !
byterian General Aaembly to-day set
tled two important questions. The
first was not to sell its building in New
York and the second to have only one
secretary of home mission.
The latest echo of the controversy
over Dr. Briggs and the Union Semin
ary came up in the report of the judi
cial committee, which extended to all
Presbyteries the order to exclude stu
dents of that seminary from their care.
It was apparent that few commission
ers knew what they were voting upon,
as the matter came up on appeal from
some unoamtd action of the synod of
New York, the name of the ease alone
being given.
At the opening of the afternoon ses
sion the following reply to a cable
gram to Queen Victoria, sent yester
day, was read:
"The Queen thanks the Assembly
for its kind telegram.
(Signed) “EDWARDS ”
The 'special orders for discussion
were two reports on the Presbyterian
building at New York and the report
of the special committee of conference
with the board of home missions. Sev
eral speeches on the former subject
were made under the five minute lim
itatition. and the lioor was granted to
Dr. Withrow, chairman of the com
mittee.
A motion to lay the minority report
and all substitutes on the table was
promptly carried by an immense ma
A CHANCE TO COOL OFF. J
THE BAPTISTS.
Final Meeting of the Faptist May
Anniversaries H rid in Pittsburg ■
Yesterday.
Pittsburg. Pa., May 25. The final
session of the Baptist anniversaiies ho
gan at 10 o'clock this morning. Before
the meeting was formally opened all
foreign missionaries with one excep
tion were invited to seats on the plat
form. The exception was Rev. W. 11.
Cossum. of China, who yesterday cans-1
ed a sensation by his remarks on John, j
D. Rockefeller.
Whether the omission was accidental
nr intentional is not known. Mi. Cos
sum occupied a seat cdose to the front
and there was a rather set expression
on his face. , n
After devotional exercises Rev. H P.
Cochrane, of Burmah, and W . H. Leslie,
of the African Mission, and others gave
interesting accounts of the mission work
in their respective fields.
An informal reception was held, fare
wells said, and the anniversaries were
a thing of the past.
REFORMED PRKStiV TERIANS.
Philadelphia Chosen »» the Plrfce of
Meet in—Mission Report* tonisdered.
Pittsburg. Pa.. May 25.—The morn
ing session of the General Synod of the
Reformed Presbyterian Chufoh was oe-1
cupied almost entirely by short talks |
on home missions and the best meth-1
ods ef carrying on the work.
For next place of meeting Phtladel
phia was chosen. The reports on the
various missions were considered and I
this work consumed the whole day.
_——O--—
ROLAND RFFD, FT AL,
(let Damage. For Injuries Received in »
Railway Accident.
MACON, Ga.. May S.-The jury in the
damage suit of Roland Reed and.mcml.era
of his company against the Southern rati- ,
wav for injuries 1: dieted In a wreck, which .
Pas been on trial in the United States ,
Court here for a we, k past, brought in a
verdict for the plaintiffs this morning. I
The suits were brought for $10,000 each in
favor of Roland Reed. Miss isadore Rush
and Mrs. M try My. rs. The jury awarded
Mrs. Myers $4,000, Roland Reed $2,000, and
Miss Rush $1,000.
_____
nominated by mkinley.
Washington. May 2o.-The President*:
to-day sent the following nominations
to the Senate:
State- Edwin H. Conger, ot Iowa,
to be envoy extraordinary and minister
plenipotentiary of the United States to
Brazil; .John G. Foster, of Vermont
,o be consul of the l nited States at
Sherbooke. Quebec, Canada.
War_Brigadier Genet al John R.
Brooke to be Major General.
Navy—Assistant Engineer Doctor E.
Dismukes to be a passed assistant en
Inferior—George B Mcl^ughlin
agent for the indians of the Blackfeet !
agency in Montana- . 1
jority. The question of the. adoption
of the majority report was put to a
rising vote and only two commissioners
were seen to he on their feet, one a
minister who ducked down too quick
ly to be recognized, and the other an
elder who was so dazed by his loneli
ness that he stood longer than his
nimbler fellow commissiner. The
final result was celebrated by singing
the doxology.
As a sort of compromise measure the
following rule was introduced and
adopted to govern the action of boards:
"When any board receives a legacy,
the use of which is not indicated in
the will of the testator, the funds shall
either be used for current work or
invested in accordance with laws pro
vided for the care of trust funds in the
State where t lie hoard is located. I tut
if not so used they shall be held until
the General Assembly approves of
some different use than that
which the board may propose to make.”
At this point Hon. John Wanamaker
took the moderator’s chair and parlia
mentary confusion began. Dr. Kane,
chairman of the special committee on
home missions, took the floor on its re
port and moved the adoption of the first
resolution, which directed tliar the
work of the board be committed to
one secretary instead of two as here
tofore. As soon as seconded, the mo
tion was put without opportunity for
debate and declared carried.
The other recommendation as to
meetings of administration were then
speedily passed. The first referred to
the making of appropriations for each
year, which was directed to be made
on the basis of average receipts for
several years. The bear*! was directed
to avoid debt and if incurred to pay
the same from the assets of the suc
ceeding year. The assembly was evi
dently tired of the debate and wanted
these matters disposed of.
Home missions again occupi u me
attention of the assembly in the even
ing at a popular meeting. Dr. John
Hall, of New York, presided and deliv
ered an address. Other addresses were
made by Dr. George L. Shining, of
New Jersey: Dr. H. A. Baird, of Mon
tana. and Rev. S. B. Rush, of Cali
fornia. ^
In the course of his remarks Dr. Hall
mentioned the satisfaction he felt over
the result of the vote on the Presbyter
ian building this afternoon. He also ex
pressed hope that soon there would
be union effected between this and
other branches of the Presbyterian
familv. including th° Southern
churches. His remarks were greeted
with applause.
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AN .V< K NOW I .EDOM ENT.
WASHINGTON. May 25.—The commit il
lations of the President on the occasion of
Queen Victoria’s birthday have b en ac
knowledged in the following telegram re
ceived at the White House to-day from <
Ambassador Hay:
LONDON. May 25, K'7. >
••To the President:
■ I have just received the foliowir g tele,
pram from Ba'moral: May I beg you to
convey to the President my sincere thank?
for hi? kind congratulations transmitted j
through you.
“ VICTORIA.’ ” |
I
McKinley’s Agent in Cuba Expectei
Home in Two Weeks.
Gathering Information Upon
Which 3ome Sort of Early Action
May be Basscl — The Cabinet
Holds Another Meeting and
Devotes ths Entire Session to
Cuban Affairs—Lack of Informa
tion Causes the President and
His Advisers to Delay the Adop
tion of a Line of Policy—Report
That Money Was to be Distri
butad Draws a Crowd of Hungry
Cubans.
WASHINGTON. May 25.-The cabinet
to-day again gave most of it;- time to the
discussion of Cuba. Including not only the
methods of distribution of relief to the
distressed Americans in the island, but
also the general subject of the Insurrec
tion. As to tin hiiter, tin proceedings
re confined entirely to discussion, and it
was not attempted to outline any dellplte
plan of proeeetiure at this juncture. Every
thing appears to depend upon the conclu
sions that are reached by Mr. Calhoun,
and realizing that they are dependent for
a fair statement of the aetua 1 .condition,
of Cuba entirely upon tha. agent, the
numbers of tin cabinet are indisposed to
bind themselves to any line of action in
advance. Thu: it does not necessarily imply
an\ great delay in treating the question
with more purpose to accomplish some
thing than has yet been the case, is made,
probable bv the fact that the President
expects Mr. Calhoun will have completed
his mission in Cuba and b< on ids way
back to Washington in the course of a
week or ten days. Allowing for the time
he may require to reduce to form and em
body perhaps In an official report the con
clusions h< has formed as to the condition
i . Cuba, the President should la* in full
possession of all the important facts Mr.
Calhoun lias collected in the course of two
weeks front this date, unless events in
Havana unexpectedly prolong his stay.
THEY WERE HUNGRY.
IC«*port That I’nrle Sum Wonbl I)Utrlhiitc
Money Draws a Dig Crowd.
HAVANA. May 25.—A rumor was circu
lated in Guanuhui-ou, near this city, yes
terday, that (Jciieral Kitzhugh Lee. I'niti it
Stati s consul general, w is going to distri
bute money to the poor. In consequence
about lied jiorsons gatln rid togetiii r in an
ticipation of receiving relief. They wt re
aflvisi d by the police that there was no
trutli in the rumor and were’ordered to
disperse, it lining unlawful for people to
assemble In large numbers in a public
place during .1 slate of war. The crowds,
however, refusid to obey and the police
were compelled to disperse them by fori ,
using the flats of their swords upon tha
most disorderly.
BISHOP DONAHUE
And Cardinal Gibbons Remembered
By Mrs. Winifred Martin, in Her
Will—Several Handsom Bequests.
I.os Angeles, Cal., May 25.—A peti
tion for the probate of the will of Mrs.
Winifred Martin, ex-Governor Dow
ney’s sister, who died in Baltimore on
May 4 last, has been filed. The de
ceased, who was 74 years old. left a
half sister, Mrs. Eleanor Martin, and
half a dozen nephews and nieces who
live in San Francisco. The old lady’s
estate in I.os Angeles. San Bernardino,
Riverside and San Diego counties alone
is valued at $200,000.
Among her legatees are Cardinal Gib
bons. of Baltimore, Rev. P. J. Dona
hue. Bishop of Wheeling. W. Va., sev
en Catholic schools in Maryland and
the District of Columbia, a long list of
Catholic schools in Maryland and the
District of Columbia, a long list of
Catholic divines, eleven charitable In
stitutions and people in this city and
San Francisco, including Miss Frances
A. Kelly.
None of the relatives are named ex
cept Mrs. Martin, and some of the neph
ews and nieces In San Francisco.
SHE USED HER GUN.
May Campbell, an Actress. Hears Her
Husband and Maude I)e Vere Plan
ing an Elopment and Shoots Both.
St. Louis. Mo., May 25.—May Camp
bell, a variety actress, who came here
from Cincinnati, hid in a clothes clcs t
in Maud !)e Vere's room to-day and
listened while her husband and Mi.-*
De Vere arranged for an elopement.
Then Mrs. Campbell emerged with a
revolver and put five bullets into her
husband’ and one into Maud Devere.
husband and ore into Maud I)e Vere.
She then walked to the Four Courts
and gave herself tip.
Campbell was taken in a dying con
dition to the city hospital.
When a detective brought in his wife
and asked him to identify lmr as his
assailant, he refused to do so and kissed
her affectionately. Campbell is fatally
shot through the lungs and in the
throat. The woman's wound is not
believed to be fatal.
FORWARDED TO THE SENATE.
Washington. May 25.—The report o.
the Venezuela boundary commission,
which was submitted to the President
on Februuary ami published at that
time, was to-day forwarded to the Sen
ate bv the State Department.
The Weather.
Christ. S- hrepf. the Op. ra lion- drtlg
gi.-t. mad- the following observ itioi -■ of
the temp< rature yesterday: 7 a. m.. M:
a. m.,.f»7: 12 m.. CO: 2 p. m.. 61: 7 p. m., 60.
Weather cloudy.
WASHINGTON. May 27>.-Fnr West Vir

winds, becoming southerly.
For Western Pennsylvania and Ohio
Fair: warmer; variable winds, b-wea*.B®
southerly# * —■
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