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VOLIJMET FATRMOXT, "WEST YIEGI^^TUESDAY, MAY 17. 1004. " " " XUMiTER^S.
CABINET ! MAKERS I ARE BUST 3N WASHINGTON TO-DAY AS SEC- j RETARY CORTELYOU HAS BEEN SELECTED AS . CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE?A GENERAL REARRANGEMENT MAY FOLLOW. \YASHIXGTOK, D. C-. May 17.? ,^r_t" ^<xuhj.xzc uiauci o %^.x www.' v???^ morning and the sound o? the political hammer and saw- can be heard in the : land. The selection of Secretary Cor telyou, of the Department of Commerce and Labor to be chairman of the Republican National Committee has set the possips to speculating over his successor. An entire rearrangement of the President's official family is not unlikely. Many of the changes, however, will not take place before the fourth day of next INI arch, when President Roosevelt's present term will expire, and if he is elected to succeed himself, his term will be=-gin. His new selections will be on revised political economical and per sonal views. From the most authentic information at hand Secretary Cor telyou's retirement from the Cabinet will be but temporary. As soon as tbe' battle of ballots is at an end, in November, President Roosevelt will mrohablv offer him the postoffice poit folio. Henry C. Payne, of Wisconsin, the present Postmaster General, wiil lave tendered his resignation. Mr. Payne has been anxious to retire fcr a, year or more, on account of the precarious state of his health. He would undoubtedly hav^ severed his, connection withi the department long ago had it not been for the trouble that disturbed the administration. To leave while investigations were igoing, on would have looked too much like a retirement under fire. Mr. Cortelyou is already well versed in postal affairs. He was private secretary to the fourth assistant postmaster general under Cleveland, and while in the Department became thor oughtly conversant with the routine in that important branch of the service. As Secretary Cortelyou is a comparatively / poor man, with nothing but his salary to depend upon, it is likely that before he accepts the committee chairmanship, which is a herth without remuneration, he will receive assurances of "something equally as good" as the place in the Department of Commerce and Lahor. , As chairman of the National Republican Committee, Mr. cortelyou will be thrown into close personal contact "with numbers of influential business men all over the country, a circumstance that may have some weight "with him. for he expects to enter active commercial life after he leaves "the public service. Tf fipMptarv f!nrtelvoi! leaves the 'Cabinet, New York, liis native State, -will demand recognition in the selection of his successor, or at any rate -will ask a place in the President's ottficial family. Some of the wiseacres believe that Governor Odell will go into the Cabinet, one of these days. The names of Nicholas Murray Butler, ex-Governor Frank ' S. Black, iFrancis V. Green, Cornelius N. Bliss, and ex-Mayor Seth Low are frequently mentioned as Cabinet possibilities, because of their recognized ability and their known "closeness" to the ^President. Other States will also come forward with favorite sons for cabinet preferment. Ex-Governor . Murray Crane, of Massachusetts, might take the place, his health permitting. Governor Crane is one of the .President's warmest personal friends in all New England. Senator Lodge, of the same State, Was been frequently slated for the State portfolio in the event of Secretary Hay's retirement.1 The West will offer many men to the President. Senators Spooner, of Wisconsin; Fairbanks, of Indiana, and Cullom, of Illinois; Ex-Governor Walcott, of Colorado; Governor Durbin, of Indiana, and Governor VanSant, of Minnesota, are also prominent men of brains, anyone of whom might make an admirable official adviser for the head of the national government. In the meantime to take Mr. Cortelyou's place as Secretary of Commerce and Labor the names of Carroll D.'Wright, Commissioner of La'bor; and; James R. Garfield, Commissioner of Corporations, are among . rthose prominently mentioned. Mr. Cortelyou this morning declined, | , THE KAISER IS HAVING TROUBLES OP HIS OWN AND IS DISPLEASED WITH - SOME OF HIS MINISTERS. BEKGIN, May 17.?It is learned that the Kaiser will be greatly disappointed : with the actions of some of his minis- i ters, especially with regard to suppress-! ing the Herroes uprising in German Southwest Africa. When His Majesty returned from his Mediterranean trip lie showed his displeasure with the ministerial blunders. by issuing orders without consulting either the Colonial or Marine .Ministers. General Trotha received modiflcation of his appointment as Chief of the troops in Southwest Africa iu a telegram from the Kaiser himself, which read: "You are to go to Southwest Africa as commander-in-chief.". The ministers were not informed of this until Trotha himself told them of it. When the Kaiser was leaving for his tour of South and West Germany he again gave expression to his feelings, by remarking to Imperial Chancellor Von Buelow: "I wonder what stupid ties those blockheads will perpetrate while I am away this time." The public is angry at the office management of the campaign and the rebellious Herroes and warmly applauds the Kaiser for taking the affairs into his own hands. THREE CHEERS FOR SHERIFF JOLLIFFE?HE IS NOT A PREACHER BUT HE DOESN'T BELIEVE IN GAMBLING. The cane rack is again out of business. This time the county authorities have taken a hand. Last evening Sheriff Jolliffe went over and told the man he could not run without county license. He had none, and, as Sheriff Xolliffe knew of no right whereby the rack could he run. he ordered it closed, which was done immediately. The manager says that he did not put any money on the canes to be r>ivntx-rt -fV>r UTirl U'O G OCOTit llic; WOTf] but he acknowledges that he did have a revolver as a prize. AVe can not see much difference, however, as it takes money to buy revolvers, and they are unlawful weapons anyway, and not very good things for boys to have. WEST LIBERTY About Free From Smallpox?Professor Fortney In the City. WHEELING," May 1G.?Professor Fortney, principal of the "West Liberty Normal School, is in the city today, the quarantine against West Liberty being lifted. Professor Fortney states that the cases of smallpox which have prevailed in West Liberty are almost entirely recovered. In nearly every case the attack was very light, and there seems to be no danger at present of a recurrence of the disease. The only person sick at present is not a student. The West I.ibc-rty Normal School continued its work as usual during the siege, but was of course badly ham pered. The scnooi nas now neany 100 students and the enrollment for the year will be about ISO. The commencement this year occurs June 17th. LEVI PJHORTON Celebrated His Eightieth Birthday Yesterday. NEW YORK, May 17.?Levi P. Morton, former Governor of New Y'ork State, yesterday celebrated his eightieth birthday. He is in Paris at the present time, but his many Wall street friends, as well as his political associates, did not miss the opportunity to extend him their hearty congratulations and good wishes. Cuthbert Osborne is in town to-day. to discuss the matter of his selection as National Chairman. It Is generally believed,, however, that he will accept the offer. CHOATE I AND EVANS WERE PROMINENT AMERICAN Dl REPRESENTATIVES AT THE FUNERAL OF SIR HENRY M. STANLEY. IS LOXDOX. May IT.?Tile funeral of the late Sir Henry XI. Stanley, the Afriran exnlorer. was held at West minster Abbey to-day in the presence of a crowd of notables. King Kd ward and King Leopold, of ^ Beigium, were both represented at the funeral. Among the many Americans present -were Ambassador Choate and H. Clay Evans. C. S. Consul General at London. Tite procession entered the Abbey at noon, anil marched 0D down the aisle to the funeral march played on trumpets and trombones. The coffin was covered with jiurple and placed in a catafalque surround ^ ed with hundreds of floral wreathes. After the choral service the body was taken "to the London Necropolis. nc GROUT \ nn HAS BEEN DETERMINED UPON BY nf] THE NEW YORK DEMOCRACY FOR GOVERNOR. r0 ta NEW YORK, May 17.?While poli- Ft ticians are not shouting the news from ws the house-tops, it is admitted in inner circles to-day that at several confer- ? ences held last night between David 11 B. Hitt, Senator NIcCarren, Comptrol- M ler Grottt and former Lieut. Governor Sheehan, it was agreed to stand committed to candidacy of Grout for the Democratic nomination for Governor this fall. When Mr. Hill heard that Mr. Grout had fallen out with Tain- T( many and had aligned himself with Senator McCarren he hurried to this city. No one cared to discuss the conference held last night but it was admitted that If Judge Parlier is made the Presidential nominee at St. Louis, the comptroller will be the nominee of the Hill-McCarren forces for Governor. Meanwhile Tammany is continuing^ its fight to exterminate Senator lie Carren and his organization in King's acounty. gi lir BUCKEYE = REPUBLICANS| of HAVE THEIR SLATE ALL MADE t)l OUT UNLESS SOMETHING stl UNEXPECTED HAP- br PENS. wi SENATOR DICK WILL LIKELY BE CHAIRMAN OF THE OHIO DELEGATION TO CHI- 'G CAGO. ? W( COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 17.?The Rermblican State convention does in not open until 2 P. M. to-day. The fr< probable ticket is as follows: an Electors-at-Large?Noah A. Swayne, eo Toledo; Charles P. Taft, Cincinnati. til Secretary ot State?L. C. Layiin. th Judge of Supreme Court?W. T. so Spear. dr Clerk of Supreme Court?Lawson ot E. Emerson. th Dairy and Food Commissioner?Hor- nu ace N. Ankeny. ' fri Joseph P. Bradbury, Aleigs county, te entered the race i.-.s morning for the cu nomination for Supreme Judge. He pr served two terms on the bench, but as was defeated for renomination two tu years ago. st Generally Senator Dick is free about fe; giving information. This morning he t\v was close as an oyster. He was al around asking lor information instead to of giving any. It is evident that the leaders are endeavoring to create the th impression that they are not attempt- m; ins to dictate whether they will or ? < not. i neu iiu s?iiu no uiu uul uu^h, as yet, what the platform would bo. fit It has been announced. to-day that Dick will be a candidate for chairman of the Ohio delegation at the Nation al convention in Chicago next month. kC Ui Miss Grove Dead. T1 Edna Belle Grove, daughter of st: David "W*. Grove, of Monongah, died nt this morning of Blight's diease. She .01 was 20 years old, and had been sick ge about a week. Her funeral will take m -place to-morrow and the remains will at be interred la the Shafer cemetery, sa N ABOUT SIV WFFIK li H f T RT WILL BEGIN TO FLY ON THE ; FAIRMONT AND MANN1NGTON STREET CAR LINE?THIS A VERY COMMENDABLE ENTERPRISE AND WILL PUT MONEY IN CIRCULATION WHEN WORK BEGINS. Secretary Allison S. Fleming is auority for the statement that tlnj lirmoni ami Mannington Railway tmpany will start construction, in i out six weeks. Th-rs certainly is good news to all ' is section of Marion county. not i!y because of the large amount of craey expended in the construction, t chiefly on account of the closer i lations between this city and Man ngton and the intermediate (lis- ; icts. The line is going to cost more than is anticipated at first but that will j it delay the construction in the ist. A glance at the names of the stock- : 'luers and directors or this onterise will corroborate the statement at money will not be lacking. The work will start within the aforeentioned period and at three points, .mely: At this end, Mannington and some central point along the ute. One of their efficient real este men is in the neighborhood of irmington today, taking up rights-ofiy MOTHER AND CHILD J RN FROM AFFECTIONATE CARESSES TO THE MERCILESS WAVES OF THE SCIOTO RIVER, VJE OF THE MOST PATHETIC INCIDENTS EVER WITNESSED?MOTHER AND CHILD DROWNED. COLUMBUS, Ohio. May 17.?With pretty little four-year-old blonde rl bound to her body with hands of len, a handsome woman, apparently or 30 years old. was seen to leap er the Rich street bridge into the :ioto riv'er atS:30 this morning. L. Harding, an Adams Express wagdriver, Charles Sigman, driver of . ice wagon, were approaching from posite ends of the bridge. They ?re attracted by the demonstrations affection between the woman and e. child as the supposed mother nod against the railing guarding the idge sidewalk at the outer edge, th the little girl in a sitting position the rail. The woman was kissing e child and the little girl's face was aming with smiles as she chuckled d nestled her little face and flaxen rls' among the raven locks of the jman. Then there suddenly came a change the expression on the woman's face im smiles to fixed determination, d as the shadow spread over her untenance she, like a flash, mounted e guard rail and threw herself and e pinioned child into the waters, me thirty-five feet - below. The iver of the ice wagon and the driver the transfer wagon leaped from eir seats and rushed over an abut 3nt, plunged into the river and swan; 3m opposite shores toward the cenr of the stream to attempt to rese the woman and child. At .the apoach of succor, the woman became a tigress at bay and fought the o men with apparent superhuman rength. So ferocious was her dense that to save their own lives, the o men. had to put back to shore and low the woman and child go down death. Their bodies were recovered from e river a few minutes after the worn and child were drowned. Both iman and child were well dressed. The bodies have not yet been identi:d. The Markets At Noon. NEW YORK, May 17.?London iugh.t about 8,000 shares on balance, nioa Pacific figuring prominently, te general market looks thoroughly rong, and there is more outside busiiss than last week. The principal Kjrations this morning consisted In itting back the stocks sold when the arket was suffering from the compa'rively heavy- long-liquidation Total .lea X7T.600 shares. . CONVENTION ' OF THE NATIONAL- MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION v1S NOW IN SESSION AT PITTSBURG. PITTS Til: RG, Ph.. May 17.?Before the day is over. It is expected that about six hundred members of the National Association of Maimlnc in- ? rers will te present at the annual convention which opened at 9 (/clonic this morning in Carnegie Music Hall. At'this morning's session x>. C. li:,>ley called the members to order, lu- '' vocation was spoken hy Rev. K. Yo;ms'. pastor of tlie Second Presbyterian Church. City Solicitor Rodgors, representing the'mayor, welcomed the members to the city. Adjutant General Thomas .1. Stewart, roprcsenreti !i the governor of tlio State in a like ca- 11 parity, extending a cordial welcome, ' and Honorable J. \Y. Brown, speakir.g for the local commercial orgaru- o: -/.ations, and the city at large extend- ?' ed a third welcome. The meeting was c< then turned over to President D. J.I. '' Parry, of the Association, who first responded to the welcoming addresses * and then read his annual report. O ^ er officers of the association also rem a: deretl their record of the past year. With the appointment of convention l' committee by President Parry, the morning session adjourned. This afternoon reports of commit- nl tees and introduction of resolutions ^ will be the order of business. The | event this evening will be a hull at C? Sclienley Hall. An elaborate program 'li of entertainment litis been arrange,-: Before the convention adjourns a number of interesting addresses w " be made. Judge Peter S. Grossctip will read a paper on "Trusts anil Xsn- OJ tional Incorporations," the Hon. Antliony Ittner. of St. l.ouis. will speak on "Industrial Education," the Hon. ni Daniel Davenport. of Bridgeport. st Conn., will speak oil behalf of the cc American Anti-Boycott Association." ?' "Fire Insurance for Manufacturers' v< will be the subject of a talk by Jam-is x' Inglls. of Detroit; C. N. Fay, of Chicago, will talk on ?Jlciency of Strike Insurance," and F- C. Nunaer- w macner, of Douisville, will nave as h." t u subject "1 ne Open buop." nl Great expectancy was shown in the thirty-first roll call, and every counly's response was listened for. Tlie thirty-first liallot resulted: w Yates, 431; Lowden. 473; Dcneen, a' 3S2: Hamlin. 107; Sherman, 50; IVa el iK-r, 32; Fierce, 22. The, thirtd-second ballot was e.v pected to show still further gains fo 1 owden, but they did not materialize, and his vote is the same as on the preceding vote. ^ NO CONTESTS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, CONSE- cc QUENTLY, NOT A VERY v< LARGE NUMBER ATTENDED b: THE CONVENTION. gt CONCORD, N. 11., May 17.?The Ite- sh publican. State Convention held here to-day was not very largely attended as there were no contests in sight and The program to be followed had been v> arranged in advance by the leaders. m .--a .. of Delegates at large were eiecieu as follows: v( Senator Jacob H, Hallinger. Concord; Senator Henry E- Burnham, 11 ( Manchester; Hon. Daniel C. Rcmich, ta bittloton; Hon. Sumner Wallace, Rochester. The platform opposes re- ciprocal trade relations with any coua- ' try which involves the exchange of l' competing commodities, congratu- ' lates the country on the ratification of S1 the treaty with Panama, declares that :TI in the field of diplomacy, the adminis- ?' tration of McKinley and Roosevelt, 'a surpass those of any other administration. W. V. U. Team in Town. m The University base hall team al came in on 4G to-day and left for si Morgantown at 2:10. Yesterday thev oi lost their first game on the western y< trip. Ohio State defeated them at Colubus by the score of 2 to t>. A dispatch from Morgantown says that bands galore trill meet the Doys, g( and they will be given a rousing re w ception. ,j Did Not Cut Salaries. MORGANTOWN, May 1".? (Spe- ? cial.)?The City Council did not cut the salaries of the city officers as was the latention. The question has been *5 up for some time, but It was decided *3 last night that, it was unconstitutional *3 to reduce the salaries after the officers *3 have been employed. "3 Senator Charles iV.^Swishor went to ^ 'THEY ALL M WITH ONE CONSENT" .! EGAN TO MAKE EXCUSE"?NONE' ' OF THE CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR IN ILLINOIS WISHES TO WITHDRAW. r.-rz:e. ncwccN HAMLIN AND LOW DEN ARE THE MOST PROMINENT CANDIDATES. ST-'lil.VLrVTKLD. 111., May 17?The; , opublicari State convention resumed . s work this morning; at 10 o'clock. . ? ho delegates tiled Into the hall pro- . ' T uroit to nominate the governor. An mire night was spoilt In a fruitless ruleavor to reach an agreement or >:nlunation that would bring about, a None of the candidates -.considered "0 his duty to withdraw. Governor ates contended that he is high man. ad it is not the-place for the high?t man to get out of the way for te leaser strength. - J Donecn claimed that lie received/a ' ajorlty of the Cook county votes id Conk county wants a governor, terefore he cannot leave the track. homlen says that if the Republitns In the State and Cook county id had their way untrammeled by .. ? ,lse issues they would have chosen, ini and that is liis reason for not . ithdrawing. Hantlln, Warner and iicrnmn expect a small block of delfates and say that their strength ta - ,->ra| If Dcnoen should attempt to nomiite Yates many of his men would de;rt him and the Loivden men would " > 4 "~ mceutrate on Hamlin, and in that , * . .v? rent he would get some Dcneon jtes and the Sherman and Pierce There is an innumerable host o? ossiblc combinations, all of them elghteu wltii contingencies and ft: irities that cannot be foretold, that takes the situation here one ot the eatest interest. The proposition to j outside of the present, candidates id take up a new man did not niest ; ith approval for that would be eqniv- > out to the withdrawal of the-pres- . it candidates. MOON PLUCKY POLICEMAN, CLOSED IN ON A DANGEROUS NEGRO AND MADE HIM SURRENDER. NEW CAS'lPa., May 17.?A dored man who had drawn a rjjvoljr on an ofllcer, was this mornlncj idly wounded by a crowd of an t ed business men who, armed wp 1 lotguns and revolvers, chased . him . er the hills west of the town. He icaped them, but later was captur.-i - Ofllcer Moon, who discovered him U living UlUIlg 11 laviliu. A AJ.VS -T... an on hearing him, tamed, and the ficer saw that the fellow helcl a redve-r In each hand. Drawing his vn weapon. Moon closed in and tha _\gro surrendered. When, he was ken back to Elwood City it. was mud that he was bleeding .profusefrom ugly shot wounds in the lck, and that he; had been shot iroueb the nose. He was one of .? iree negroes who had been acting tspicionsly about the town, and this orning when ordered away by an ilcer drew a revolver and fired at thef iter. Then the chase followed. Lilly Slapped Hirn. Councilman George Lilly slapped a ' ."H an to-day, but from what wo arcAc to And'out ho ought to hay? appert him twice. The man talked. ~'|1 : getting a warrant but it has not Well, the cane rack man Is out of asiness, but His Honor, the Mayor, ot three dollars out of him, one of hich goes to the official for issuing te license; besides he was the reipient of a handsome cane from the srner of the Innocent looking gamji The Weather. > WASHINGTON, May 17.?For ? West Virginia: Rain to-night ?5? j. and Wednesday. -I** . ..