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WHEN HAWAII. IS LET U CONGRESS MAY BE DEPENDED UPON TO CUT THE SESSION SHORT -^^_* Very Little CnnstrDCtlve Legislation Expected With House and Senate at Odds on Any Financial Lea-is. tattoo No Bankruptcy Bill Ex pected. Washington Bureau St. Paul Globe, | Corcoran Building. f Special to The St. Paul Globe. W VSHINGTON, Feb. 6.— The present session of congress is not likely to be a long one. The extra session, extend ing from the loth of March to the lat ter part of July, not only disposed of the tariff, but accomplished certain preliminary work like the naming of the committees, so that on the regular assembling of congress in December it Waa able to proceed with considerable rapidity. Nor have these expectations been unrealized. The appropriation tills are being presented In good sea son and thus far have been promptly disposed of. The manifest decision of the Republican leaders to go before the country In the. fall elections upon the Issue made by the Teller re.olutlon will also be a potent influence In favcr of a short session. Another financial battle might prove interminable, but since the cautious element in the Re publican party is apparently ascendant no further aggressive action is likely to be very seriously attempted. This at least saves a wearisome free silver debate, however urgent our needs of currency reform may be. In fact, cir cumstances are felt to be not generally ripe for constructive legislation. It is doubtful if such a bankruptcy bill as could be got through the present sen ate would be worth having. Immigra tion Is practically disposed of for the present congress. Less of the Pacific railroad problem remains than fell t<> the preceding congress; and altogeth er there is a disposition observable in the house not to attempt very much until the United States senate again becomes, by some decisive party vic tory, either flesh, fowl, or good red herring. The uncertain element In estimating the length of the congressional session Is Hawaii. According to the present outlook, your correspondent sees no reason to change the statement made In these dispatches for some weeks that the two-thirds vote In the senate necessary for the ratification of the impending treaty is not obtainable. But the result will be brought about by a narrow margin. It has been ar gued that If annexation failed by rati fication it would also fall of a mere majority for a joint resolution, on ac count of the moral effect of the first defeat either real or confessed; but It Is hard to see that this would cost the annexation cause enough to defeat It, If the Morgan resolution can be brought to a vote. How many sena tors, It may be asked, are likely to support the treaty and then turn about and oppose annexation by the method resorted to in the acquisition of Texas? Not enough to turn the scale. While the house Is the more conservative branch, it probably pos sesses an annexation majority. The project is regarded as being distinctly a Republican measure; It was tho parting ambition of the last Repub lican administration and one of tbe earliest announced policies of the present. In the senate almost the en tire party strength has been brought Into line for the treaty, and while a few Republicans In the house will be courageous enough to stand in the way of the party programme. It can not be expected that their number will be large. Even their votes will be off set to an extent by those Democrats who favor annexation. It therefore looks as If Hawaii were coming in by Joint resolution, and that the question will not seriously prolong the present session of congress. Annexation will doubtless make necessary some new legislation for the government of the islands, but that need not demand the attentlo-i of congress more than a few weeks. Foliticians have not got over wonder ing how It happened that party lines remained substantially unbroken on the Teller resolution in the house, while in the senate the sllverites carried off a majority of fifteen. The difference in the length of the respective terms of senators and representatives accounts in part for this result. The house has been elected since silver became the dominating issue between the partioo. "Not so of the senate. "New York and New Jersey did not realize In 1893 that they were electing senators whom the exigencies of politics would In 189S drive Into the free silver camp. The Rocky Mountains have hardly accustomed themselves to the new party align ments, and some of their senators still cling to the Republican name and tra ditions long after they have abandoned what has DOW become that party's dominating Idea. A few years will cor rect all this. Carter and Woleott and the group of McKinley free silverites will either have to follow the logic of the situation and go over to silver, or succeed In taking their states over to Eound money. But even with this allowance it was a matter of surprise that party lines were so intact in the house vote. Of the two Democrats who broke party I ranks, one. Mr. McAleer. was elected as ' an Independent In a triangular contest, I and the other, Mr. Elliott, will doubt- j less be unseated before many weeks are I over. He comes from the Charleston, S. i C. district, to which Gov. Tillman's gerrymander allotted a heavy negro i majority. The two Republicans who \ failed to keep party steps are out- I growths of the North Carolina Populis- ' tic alliance. That alliance, too, is break- ! Ing up. The logic of events has been ! against It. The Democrats are now the true allies of the Populists, which was • not the case In North Carolina eight i years ago But the wonder Is that in so ! short a time the two parties have be- I come modified so completely to the new Issue made by the Chicago convention, and in this particular the action of the house doubtless foreshadows the future cf the senate. The acceptance by the house leaders of the Teller resolution upon which to go before the country In the fall elec tions places a few Republicans In an embarrassing position. What, for In stance, are Chandler and his followers to do In New Hampshire? When Re publican orators go about the state condemning the Democratic party for its attack on the nation's credit, It will everywhere be recalled that the senior Republican senator voted with the Democrats in that assault. This was an Instance where Mr. Galllnger's con sistent policy of anti-Chandierlsm served him in good stead. He and Sulloway, responsive to the heavenly ! calling of opposing Chandler, have i come out as clean-cut gold standard ; men. It looks as If Mr. Chandler had j carried his fun rather too far, even though his term of office has some ' years yet to run. New Hampshire j may decide to reverse its traditional I policy and to have its congressional representation mean something. Sup pose the Granite state Republicans de cide that they do not desire to have a senator vote with Teller and Tillman on the predominating issue, would Mr. Chandler go over to silver after his long record of partisan activity, or will he "lay low" on the bimetallic Joke In the future? Got. Tanner Appears A-nin. SPRINGFIELD, 111., Feb. C— Gov. T annPr and party returned today from Hot Springs, Ark., where they have been spenling two weeks. Gov. Tanner has recovered from his attack of rheumatism. THE ST. PAUL GLOBE PREFERS A HERMIT LIFE. Agred Resident of Wisconsin Refnses to Live in Comfort With Relatives. GRAND RAPIDS. Wis., Feb. 6.—Liv ing In a hut near this place is a hermit named Elvin Barker. He was born in Vermont, is well educated and came west In 1852. He operated a sawmill at Four-Mile creek for many years. He lost his property through business re verses. His hut is situated upon a high knoll, with a heavy growth of Jack pine and oak as a background, while at the sides and front is shown that at one time this place was cultivated and the [ hut occupied by a family. It faces a | well-traveled road, along which many teams pass and repass during the day. ; Very few people who travel this road ' or live in Grand Rapids realize that in | one part of this building resides an old bachelor eighty-eight years of age, al most blind and quite poverty-stricken. A recent visitor to the hut thus de scribes it: "The room black with smoke; an old fashioned cook stove with the door wide open and pieces of green wood j about six feet long with the ends in ; eerted in the stove, the other ends rest j ing upon a box beside the stove; a plain I b( ard bunk in one corner of the room in which are laid some straw and old j ragged blankets which serves as a bed; j a common dry goods box upon which j re^ts a common, old-fashioned wagon j seat, these two set in front of the stove and serve as the only chair and cup board in the place; In this box are kept j the only dishes and eatables. This con- I stltutes his entire outfit. There was i no evidence of any floor, and the plac. i was littered with hay, twigs and rub bish of all kinds. Friends interested themselves In this man last summer, fitted him out with new clothing and a ticket to relatives in Illinois, sending him there, where they hop* d he would be properly cared for in his remaining days. He was contented only a few weeks, when h» returned to this locality and found solace in the old scenes and associations of better days." DOLE WESTWARD BOUND. Says Adieu to I ._•■!«■ Sam and Starts on Ills Homeward Journey. WASHINGTON. Feb. 6.— President Dole and his party ceased to be the guests of the nation tonight at 7:20 o'clock, when he started for Buffalo and thus began his return journey for : the Hawaiian Islands. The president arrived at the Pennsylvania station I but a few minutes before his train was i ready to start and was not kept wait ing, but Immediately went to the pri i vate Pullman car Coronet, which he will occupy on his trip to Buffalo. The party was escorted to the station by Assistant Secretary of State Thomas W. Cridler, MaJ. Heistand. of the army; Commander Phelps, of the navy, and several friends of the president. Min ister Hatch and Mrs. Hatch also were present. The train will arrive In Buffalo to morrow morning about 10 o'clock, go ing by way of Harrisburg and Elmira via the Southern Central railroad. The president will remain In Buffalo until 11:45 tomorrow night, when he will start for Cleveland, where he will stop over for a few hours in order that Mrs. Dole may meet some of her rela tives living there. He will then go di rectly to St. Louis and will take the Sunset limited train, leaving there at 10 o'clock Saturday night. He will ar rive in California Tuesday, and will spend several days at Riverside, the home of his brother. He will then re turn to San Francisco, where he will be given a banquet by former residents of Honolulu. He expects to sail on either the Gaelic or Mariposa, leaving on Feb. 22 and 23 respectively. ONLY TWO TRAMPS KILLED. Northern Pacific Train I'lnnses Into a Washout Near Lake, Wash. RITZVILLE, Wash., Feb. 6.—Prob ably one of the worst wrecks for sev eral years on this division of the Northern Pacific railroad occurred late last night near Lake, a station about twenty-five miles east of Pasco, when the east-bound passenger train, No. 2, plunged into a washout. None of the trainmen or passenger? were killed. Two hoboes, who were beating their way on the blind bag gage car, were crushed between the tender and mail car, one of them be ing Instantly killed, while the other one lived but a short time. Another man was fatally injured, and will probably die. The names of the killed and injured have not been learned as yet. MISS MARY MOORE IX LICK. Sh Is to Hoeome the Wife of a South African Millionaire. CHICAGO, Feb. fi— Miss Mary Moore, the actress, whose engagement to Alfred Beit, the South African millionaire, Is announced, has played many parts during her eleven years of acting life, but she is still to be found with the same manager who gave her her first engagement and at the same theater In which she made her bow for the first time to the theater-going public in London. Miss Moore had been on tour with the Cri terion company before she appeared in Lon don in ISB6 in an adaptation of "Trols Ferames pour un Mari." When, towards the end of that year, Charles Wyndham revived "David Gar rick," she was the Ada Ingot of that delight ful play. It waa in this part that she won such praise during the continental tour which Actor-Manager Wyndham undertook a year afterwards, and in America, whither the Cri terion company next w?nt. She has been as sociated with all Mr. Wyndham's principal successes of recent years. Thus she was 'the Miss Hardcastle when "She Stoops to Conquer" was revived eight years ago; the Mrs. Mildmay in "Still Waters Run Deep;" Grace Harkaway in "London As surance;" Maria in ''The School for Scandal." and Effle Remington in '-Brighton." The prin cipal woman part in "The Bauble Shop" fell to Miss Moore. In "The Case of Rebellious Susan" her treatment of the character of Lady Susan Harabin was so good that her reputation has been signally Increased since her appearance In the part. A graceful and charming actress at all times, she showed then an aptitude for the delineation of subtle shades of character and a firmness of grasp that surprised even those who had been her warmest admirers. MAKES GOOD IMITATION GOLD. James Bradley, of II uhhards, 0., De • ceives Expert Jewelers. CHICAGO, Feb. 6.— A special to the Tribune from Youngstown, 0., says: James Bradley, of Hubbards, has been experimenting for two years on the manufacture of a good Imitation of gold, and has practically succeeded. Mr. Bradley and Charles Brunswick, who is asso ciated with Mr. Bradley, have constructed a small cupola in an outbuilding, which they call the Klondike, near Mr. Bradley's home. Bradley has two pieces of metal, which he has produced by combining three other metals and subjecting them to a chemical process, which so closely resembles gold that already several expert Jewelers have pronounced them pure gold, end which have already stood an eighteen-carat test. Actor Hernc in a Pulpit. CHICAGO, Feb. 6.— James A. Heme Btepoed from tbe stage to the pulpit today to deliver a eulogy on Henry George, who was hie personal friend, in the Church of the Re d.semer. Every seat was filled while the actor made an attack on the private owner ship of land and enunciated '.he doctriucs that seemed strongly out of keeping with hip fashionable audience. After speaking of his personal association with Mr. George and the heroism of hu life and death the speaker devoted hiin__lf to the principles of tbe single tax adv.oate. MONDAY MORNING FEBRUARY 7, 1898. EEBUFF FOR UNCLE SAM SAGASTA AGAIN DECLINES TO ACCEPT AMERICAN MEDIATION Refuses to Admit That the Attempt to Snbdne the Cohan Iniargenti la a Failure Mysterious Activity of the "White Squadron Off the Florida Coast. CHICAGO. Feb. 6.-The Tribune's Washington special says: "Premier Sa gasta has declined the third offer of friendly mediation on the part of th« United States. This information was conveyed in a cipher message received from Minister Woodford by President McKinley on Friday. "The message was a most unusual one. Instead of being addressed to the secretary of state, it was addressed to the president, a thing which has not happened since Consul General Lee's famous cablegrams to President Cleveland of nearly a year ago. "This cablegram from "v^hod ford was not long, but recited the fact that Pre mier Sagasta refused to admit that Spain had reached the end of her rope in Cuba; that she was unable to sup press the insurrection; that autonomy was a failure; or that she needed the assistance of the United States in bringing the Cuban struggle to an end." JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. Feb 6— \ special to the Times-Union and Citizen from Key West. Fla., says: Ships connected with the white squadron have displayed remarkable activity during the last few hours. The cruiser Marblehead put out from Port Arthur today and Joined the fleet. Th^ Nash ville, which left here Thursday, fully supplled with coal and ammunition has returned, and the Gushing and Ericsson are in port. The Dupont will arrive tomorrow from Mobile. The supply boats during the past week have transported large quantities of provisions to the fleet. LONDON, Feb. 7.— The Madrid cor respondent of the Standard .>&y~: "Penor Sagasta'?. response to :h_ offi cial note presented yesterday (Satur day) by Gen. Woodruff, the United States minister, complains of filibus tering expeditions and declares that Spain cannot entertain the suggestion for fixing a date for her completion of the pacification of Cuba. "Pessimist Impressions are now cur rent regarding the relations between Spain and the United States and have depressed the Madrid and Barcelona bourses. Public feeling among all classes Is strong against America." DENY A CABINET CRISIS. Cuban AutonomlMt Leader Confident of BrlUKlaK Insurgents to Terms. HAVANA, Feb. 6.— Senor Jose Gal vez, president of the Autonomist cab inet, says there is no disagreement among Its members, nor arything in the nature of a crisis. On the contra ry, all the ministers understand their programme and mission, which he sums up as "to establish the new re gime, to prepare for the elections and to constitute a chamber of deputies." Under the conditions, declares Senor Galvez.it is not the mission of members of the cabinet to address the insur gents officially or to negotiate for peace unless they should have a guar antee as to the outcome of their ef forts. Nevertheless the members of the cabinet. In their unofficial capacity, will do all !n their power to smooth the pathway and will contribute to all private efforts to bring about a favor able Issue. Senor Galvez says the cabinet is ex pecting favorable news from the pro vince of Santa Clara, and assurances that Gen. Maximo Gomez retired across the trocha into tbe Camaguey district, owing to the lack of support and to "the conflicting opinions that distract the Insurgents in Eastern Cu ba." Peace will come, he declares, by the "combined action of arms and politics," but it is absolutely necessary to demonstrate the efficiency of Span ish arms at the same time that Van beneficial influences of the new regime are being made known. The French cruiser Dubordieu ar rived here today. The American (variously nam^d In the dispatch as Henry W. Falm. Henry W. Taim and Emory Fenn, the last probably being correct), who has been serving In the Cuban artillery In the province of Santiago de Cuba and who It was reported, had surrendered to the Spanish authorities at Gibara. denies that he surrendered. He says he was taken prisoner by the column of Gen. Blnares. On Its becoming known thnt he was an American he was well treated. He will sail for New York by the Ward line steamer Yucatan, but will not carry with him $5,000, as re ported. At Merlano today provisions were dis tributed to 800 persons. In each case the recipient was stiven a ticket show ing that the g'ft of food was from the United States. NEBRASKA VILLAGE ABLAZE. Exeter Threatened With Almost Total Destruction. LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 7.— The town of Exeter, forty-five miles west of Lincoln, on the Burlington, is threatened with almoet total destruction by fire, which started short ly before midnight. Exeter hns nearly LOCO inhabitants, and has no fire-fighting appar atus. The west side of Main street has al ready been swept nearly clear. Ex-Champion Wolter Dead. MILWAIKE. Wis., Feb. 6— Otto J. J. Wol ter, former champion wrestler of the Xorch west, died today at his home In this city of acute pneumonia, aged 31. U. S. GOVERNMENT BUILDING, TRANS-MISSISSirPI AND INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION, OMAHA. The building erected by the United States government is situated at the west end of the grounds at the head of the basin and has the seat of honor of the exposition, facing as it does the main group of buildings. It was designed under the general direction of the supervising architect of the treasury depart ment at Washington, D. C. The building par takes of the classic Btyle, the lonic order belnr used. It is arranged in three sections, that at the center having a frontage on the lake of two hundred and eight feet and a height to top of balustrade over cornice of URGENT CALL FOR TROOPS. Reports of Threatened Clash With Canadians on the Klondike Trail. SALT LAKE, Utah, Feb. 6.— A special to the Tribune from Btitte, Mont., says: Information received from Lethbridge, on the Canadian boundary, is to the effect that great excitement has been caused there by orders received from the Dominion government that every man of the mounted poliae holds him self In readiness to proceed to the Yu kon at a moment's notice Cor temporary duty. Supt. Dean has received notice to go to MeLeod to receive; MaJ. Steele, who was ordered to the Yukon, and had left for that place before the arrival of the second message. Five men were also ordered to the Yukon, and left yes terday. The orders which were received by wire by the officers in command of the division are said to be due to the ex istence of serious trouble between the Canadian and United States authori ties In Alaska, relative to the Ettempt by the Americans to get provisions into the Yukon free of duty, ostensibly for the relief of the distress, but in reality for sale to the highest bidders. BIG SOUTHERN HOTEL BURNS. Nearly Two Hnndred Gnests Made Shelterless Loss of $140,000 at Aiken. S. C. AIKEN, S. C, Fe&. 6.— The Highland Park hotel, at this place, was de stroyed by fire early this morning. The flames started somewhere in the laun dry room and gradually picked their way over the building. The loss is $140,000. with $SS 000 insurance. One hundred and sixty-eight guests were stopping in the building, but they had no trouble In getting away with their baggage. The Highland Park hotel was one of the best known of the Southern winter resorts, and was im proved to the extent of $60,000 this sea son. GATHERING OF LABOR LEADERS. Call Issned for a Convention to Re Held in St. Louis. ST. LOUIS. Feb. 6.— A fall for the "First regular United Labor and Labor Reform con vention," to be held in St. Louis, on Monday, May 2, 1838, has been Issued by the following committee by virtue of authority conferred on it by th. United Labor convention, held In Chli'iiEio last September: M. V- Carrick, United Labor League of We.t ern Pennsylvania; Sherid_n Websier, Social Democracy of St. I.ouis; V.'iiiiajn Brandt, E. XV. Bannizer, Trades and Labor union ot St. Louis and vicinity; Mrs. Mary Jones, Knigbta of Labor; J. F. 'Walters, Single Tax club, Chicago; William Mailly, secretary Cen tral Labor federation, Nashville, Term.; C. F. Stephens. Single Tax society, Philadelphia, Pa.; Dan McDonald, Trades and Labor as sembly. Butte, Mont. The convention was called for the following purposes, as stated in the call: To consider and adept measures to secure closer union between all advocates of labor reform. To adopt an efficient system of resisting the encroachment of the judiciary upon the lib erties of our people and to abolish government by injunction. To unite all our efforts In support of every movement for the betterment of industrial conditions not consistent with each other. To consider the political situation In rela tion to the Interests of the producers, and to take any necessary acion thereon. To establish closer and more sympathetic relations between the supporters of isolated attempts at self-help by c. -operative colonies and Industries. To impress upon the American people the pre-eminent Importance pi the 6ys:em of di rect legislation (including Co Initiative, refer endum. Imperative mandat. and proportional representation} as the only means of re storing the liberties of the people and as the only issue whereby all reform elements can be cemented into hearty political union with out compromise of principle. The basis cf representation will be one del egate from each local organization which has for its fundamental objects the promo tion of Industrial and social reform. WHIM OF AN OMAHA LAWYER. Abandons Practice to Broome a Christian Science Healer. CHICAGO, Feb. 6.— A sjeclal to the Tribune from Omaha, Neb., says: J. R. Clarkson, one of the best known lawyers of Omaha, has sold his fine library, turned his lucrative practice over to others, closed his offlcos and become a Christian science healer. He has two small rooms In one of the large office bulld'ngs. On the glass Is a madest sign, "J. R. Clarkson. Christian Science." To aii inquiries of his numerous friends the Judse replies: "I was under Christian Science treatment for- some months, and became 30 Impressed with the beauty of the principles as a re ligion and Its cfiVacy as a medium for the hpallng of the sick and the destruction of sin that I concluded that 1 could do more good to fellow-mortals and to myself through the practice of Christian Scier.ce than the practice of law. 1 found by numerous ex periences that I could heal by virtue of the principles involved." Clarkson was elected to the district b_nch in Omaha In 1889, but resigned In 1891 to give hi 3 time exclusively to las practice. He comes of a famous family, his uncle being Oen. T. S. Clarkson, farmer commander-in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic. He Is a Chi^agoan by birth, Beelng the light of day there March 23, 1855. He Is a tall, vigorous man, and his sincerity and Are which so long marked him as an able lawyer at the Douglas county bar Is still retained. Saved the Lneelle's Crew. BOSTON. Mass.. Pett «.— The British steamer Boston, which arrived here today from Yarmouth, N. S.. had among her pas sengers the crew, sixteen In number, o* the 111-fated Gloucester fishing schooner Lucille, which went ashore and subsequently became wrecked at Hubbard's Cove., N". S., during the storm of last Tuesday. Heavy Rains in California. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Feb. 6.— Reports re ceived here from all sections show general rain throughout the state. It will prove of great beneflt. and will ?ave the farmers and fruit growers from the great loss which threatened dry seasons have occasioned. fifty-eight feet. It will have a depth of one hundred and fifty feet. The mala entrance facing the center of the basin will be reached by a broad flight of steps and through a col onnade. This entrance along with the entire center section of the building will be very richly treated in color. The entrance is flanked on either side by pavilions capped by richly decorated domes. The main buliding will be surmounted by a collossal dome which will tower far above all other buildings. This dome will be capped by a heroic figure representing "Liberty Enlightening the World," and at night this figure will be lighted by electric- BLOOD EUXS IN GEEECE TURKISH TROOPS ATTACK THE PEAS ANTS IN THESSALY Reports That Four Villages Were Burned and 100 Greeks Killed Panic Among the Inhabitants of the Neutral Zone Greek Out posts Strengthened. ATHENS. Feb. 6.— Sanguinary con flicts continue between the Turkish troops and the peasants In Thessaly. It is reported that the Turks have oc cupied several vllages and that a hun dred persons have been killed. LONDON, Feb. 7.— The Athens cor respondent of the Times says: The Turks, after severe fighting, have occu pied and burned four villages in the Agrapha district. In the north of Acar nania, about midway between Arta and Domoko. Eight thousand Turkish troops were engaged in the conflict. It is reported that in the neighbor hood of Palaeokastron the Turks were repulsed. A panic prevails among the Inhabitants of the neutral zone. The Greek outposts have strengthened and the situation is ominous. It is probable that the Cretan question will be dropped until the evacuation of Thes saly has been secured. LONDON, Feb. 6.— The Constantino ple correspondent of the Daily Mall Bays: "The candidacy of Prince George of Greece for the governorship of Crete and the Cretan question generally have been shelved for the present. "The sultan's progress through Stam boul today (Sunday) was a magnificent spectacle. There was no disorder." CAN MUMMIFY BODIES. Undertaker Claims to Have Made the Discovery of the Old E_r>p tian Secret. DES MOINES, 10.. Feb. 6.— W. E. Pettis, an undertaker of this city, claims he has discovered the old Egyp tian secret of embalming bodies. About the middle of November, 1596. John Allen, a colored vvhitewasher living near the railroad tracks, was found dead In his bed. The coroner held an Inquest, decided that the man had died of heart disease or some kindred disorder, and the thing was so reported in the papers. In a week the case had been forgotten. Thursday 150 people viewed John Allen's body at Harbach's undertaking rooms on Third street. The body had been embalmed with a peculiar fluid compounded by Pettis. It was In perfect condition and as hard as a rock. About a year and a half ago Mr. Pet tis went to work to find. If possible, some combination of fluid which would perform the work of embalming ac cording to the Egyptian Ideal and practice. Most fluids in use have as a basis mercury and arsenic. Mr. Pettis wished to And a flu'd containing noth ing poisonous and which would at the same time be a perfect embalmer. If Allen's body is a criterion Pettis has been successful. The body was shipped to Dubuque and exhibited at the state convention of undertakers. Hundreds of undertakers In the state have examined It. All the physicians and college faculties of Dos Moines have seen it. The body was kept in a rear room of the establishment on First street for more than a year. There was no Ftove in the room and the body was subjected to every varying change In temperature all summer and during two winters. Last week It was re moved to the establishment on Third street, where It now Is. The Importance of the new fluid lies In the fact that it not only actually preserves the body, but it Is not pois onous and cannot affect the vital or gans to make postmortem examination for the purpose of detecting poison used to kill of no value, as Is now frequently the case. The body of the dead man Is perfectly solid. It is not exactly like rock, but It is like a solid muscle of a healthy man. "The feat ures are In perfect condition. For years scientists have been trying to fathom this secret of the Egyptian rare. Mr. Pettis believes he has dis covered it. He exhibits one fair sam ple to prove his claim. MANY TEACHERS HARRY. I'ulille Schools of Milwaukee Lose Many of Their Mainstays. CHICAGO, Feb. 6.— A special to the Chroni cle from Milwaukee says: The public schools of tlus city have lost many of the best teach ers during the past f<=w months. The matri monial fever seems to have struck the force. The resignations of those who Intend to be married have been numerous and frequent. This week there were twelve. Supt. Slefert thinks the conditions are due to an Improvement In times. Many of the old-time teachers say that the exedus Is due to the new school law and the action of the present beard of school directors. It dls m s?d a number of the old and tried teachers of the city at the beginning of the school year, and those who remained claim that no one Is certain of retaining her position, that they are In a constant 3tate of fear and that the state of matrimony Is preferable to this. No Gronnds for a Scare. DENVER, Col.. Feb. 6.— According to dis patches received here from Trinidad, Col., Albuquerque. N. M., and various other points In Colorado and New Mexico, the American Patriotic league, otherwise known as the Iron Brotherhood, concerning which a report was made to the department of Justice at Washington by W. B. Childers. United States attorney for the territory of New Mex ico, Is now practically extinct. In Raton and vicinity the organization waa broken by <n forctng against the members the penalty of carrying firearms. ity: the torch will be one hundred and sev enty-eight feet above the ground. The side sections, which are separated from the cen tral portion of the building by colonnades connecting with the Agriculture building on one side and the Fine Arts building on the other, each has a frontage of one hundred and forty-eight feet and is one hundred feet deep; hf-ight, torty-four feet to top of balustrade. This makes the total length of building five hundred and four feet, and height at pinnacle one hundred and seventy-eight feet. The floor space devoted to exhibits will approximate fi:ty thousand square feet. PRICE TWO CENTS— ° n »«.„, ~~ AIJ i FIVE < E\T!S. The Globes Bulletin MONDAY. FEBRUARY 7. ISM. Colder— See Page 4, Col. 1. Page 1. Turks Massacre Greeks. Fate of Miss Alice McKiernan. Call for Troops from the Yukon. Sagasta Refuses Mediation. Page a. Rev. Sinclair's First Sermon. Rev. Hambly Talks of Saloons. Archbishop Ireland's Sermon. Klondike. Page 3. Minneapolis Matters. Decadence of New York Exports. Trouble In Fifth Avenue Church. Paste 4. Editorial. Southerners Have Big Claims. Congressional Forecast. Page 5. News of the Northwest. Specials From Surrounding Cities. Monetary Plan Indorsed. Starvation in Cuba. Queer Tragedy Near Stockholm- Pane 6. Henry Clews' Weekly Review. Life Staked on a Game. Lassoing a Big Lion. Page 7. World's Markets Revlewd. Sports. Twin City Topics. Queen 0.l Field Roads. Page 8. Poultry* Show Opens Today. Discoveries in a Grave. Admiral Self.idge Retires. Perry Carson Jailed. TO-DAY. Metropolitan— "The Geisha," 8:15. Grand— "Two Little Vagrants," 8:15. Market Hall — Poultry show, day and even ing ATLANTIC LINERS. NEW YORK— Sailed from lower bay: La Pr^tague, Havre; Kaiser Wi;helra 11., Na ples. HAVRE— Arrived: La Champagne. Now York. LONDON" -Sailed: Michigan, New York; Mobile, New York. LIVERPOOL -Arrived: Cevic. New York. QUEENSTOWN - Hailed: Etruria (from Liverpool), New York. BRITAIN NOT IN THE DEAL Russia and Germany, It In Said, Will Issue the Chinese Loan. I.ONDON, Feb. 7.— The Vienna cor respondent of the Daily Chronicle says a telegram received there from St. Petersburg asserts that Russia and Germany have Blgned a contract for the issuance of a Chinese loan. There is no confirmation of the Daily Chroni cle's rumor of a Russo-German loan to China. I.ONDON. Feb. 7.— The Da ly Chroni cle says this morning. It believes that the recent speech of the chancellor of the exchequer, Sir Michael Htcks- Beech, at Swansea, when he said the government was det- rmtned, even at the vest of war. that the door of Chinese oemmerce should not be shut to Great Britain, greatly offended Russia. LONDON, Feb. 7.— According to a special dispatch from Shanghai. Ad miral Sir Alexander Buller, command er -ir.-chlef of the British fleet on lhe China station, has arrived there and ar. Important exchange of views by cable has occurred between him. the British minister at Pekin. Sir Claude Mac Donald. and the admiralty. LONDON, Feb. 7.— The correspondent of th- Times at Kobe, Japan, says: "The Corean government having cd.pt ed a resolution that no railway conces sions shall be granted to foreigner.. th>> ! Japanese minist. r al Seoul, M. Kato Mesuo, will demand lhat the contract for the construction of the Seoul-Fu.an railway by Japan, urid^r an agreement made In August, 1594, shall be signed without delay." LONDON, Feb. 6.— A dispatch from Hi ng Kong says It is rumored there that ihe BrUsh cruie r ?■'•! ;ir is stow ing all posslb c ::n.mur.;ti n pr pa at ry to going north. The ( ruirer Bonav r nture has been or dered from Devonport for China, and the first-class battleship Barfleur has "hft Malta for Chinese waters. OCEAN LINERS FLOAT AGAIN. Vessels Aground Dnrlntr the Fob of i Sunday. NEW YORK, Ftb. 6— The North Germ.m '■ Lloyd steamer Kaiser WHhelm IL, for Na ples, and the French line steamer La : Bretagne. for Havre, which were reported to ! have been grounded yesterday off Sandy Hook, j near Gedney channel, during thick weather. proceeded to sea this morning, clearing the Sandy Hook bar at 7 and 7:15 respectively. I The Gorman steamer got. off under her own ■team and the French liner was polled off by the Merrlam-Chapman Wrecking company, i PHILADELPHIA. Pa.. Feb. 6. -The Amerl- | can line steamship Per.nland, whl< h sailed from this city for Liverpool yesterday with a general cargo valued at $1^0.0(0, ran j aground late yesterday In the shoals below Chester. At high water today she was still fart. Two of the city iceboats attempted to move her this afternoon, but without suc cess. Her position v not dangerous and • she fail to float at midnight it Is thought it I will be necessary to lighter her cargo. NEW YORK, Feb. 6.— The pilot beat J. H. 1 Stafford No. IS, of New York, during t on Saturday night, grounded on the Grave Yard at Homer shoal while proceeding to the Stap'.eton an"horage. She went on hard and fa.t, and today the steam pilot boat New York took off the boatkeper, O.ibr: mayne, Piiot George Watson and the e.-ew. The pilot boat New York had been on station duty during Saturday night. Capt. Watson waa taken from an out-going steamship by the New York and was returning as a pas senger on board the Stafford. CLARK OIT-lIDS GOILD. Montana Mine Owner Pays $42,000 for Kortun j-'s Painting-. CHICAGO, Feb. 6.— A special to the Chron icle from New York says: W. A. Clark, who outbid George Gould at the Stewart art sale Friday evening and won Fortuny's painting, -:ng the Model,' - on a bid of $42. a millionaire many times over, his fortune being variously estimated anywhere between f_f,OGO,GW and 930,600.000 Although Mr. Clark is a citizen of Butte, he has really spent mo_t of hla time In. New York for the last twelve years, and almost j considers himself a resident of this city. He j maintains a home in Butt", but he seldom j occupies it. All his Western business, his i mine, and his large rallror.d interests are con trolled from his office at 43 Cedar street, this city. He owns a newspaper in Butte, the Miner, but he never sees the inside of Xl office from one year's end to the next. The best he does is to dictate its editorial policy, which is Democratic. POWER HOISE AFLAME. Montreal Practically in Darkne<t»— Loss of i IOO.OOO. MONTREAL, Feb. B.— The transforming bouse of the Citizens' Power and Light pany, situated at Cote St. Paul, a suburb of this city, was destroyed by fire tonight, loan, $100,000. The company derived its po-.-.er from the Lachlne rapids, the electric current be ing carried to Montreal through cables. The j plant has been running but a fe< weeks. HER LIEE CRUSHED OUT MISS ALICE M'KIERNAN KILLED AT A RAILWAY CROSSING Mn» Driving Over the Grent West ern Tracks In West St. Paul, VI I. a A. B. Tann.Mi*. When a Motor Struck the Bo W) Ulle Killed, the Other Injured. r^_e f£ \ t ?-- ,ty occ ""-ed at the Chicago Great Western railroad crossing, rhi cago avenue and Starkey street West fvenh^ •K Shl>^ ly bef ° re 8 °'clOCk last t-Ntning, by which Miss Alice McKier nan lost her life. «cjv_er- A B Tannous, her companion waa eeriotisiy Injured. Tannous and Miss McKiernan went ?££-*• and WhDe »«»*»•; the railroad tracks were run down by a South St. •ftiul motor. lOi M, f S! It MtK i tern *!: n *' lS dr «S*«-l nearly 100 feet under the car wheel, and ter nblely mangled. Tonnocs escaped a _£!_. posslbl >'- by being thrown clear of the buggy by the force of the c< -l.iuon. He waa picked up In a daxed condition, with blood flowing frora a wound on the left side of the head He Q?tw ta £ e K t0 Thorr - as " drug store. 113 Routh Robert street, where he waa at tended by Dt Art* H.s body is bad. lvbrul.ed ar.d t Is thought has sustain ed Internal Injuries. He waa later re moved to his home. ft Tannous and the girl were driving to ward the home of the latter. 214 K_t Indiana avenue, when the accident se cured. They were proceeding east on thicago avenue. Owing to a large hul.dmg abutting on the railroad tracks they failed to see the motor until d« rectly across its track. There waa a crash, a scream from the woman as she fell, nnd when she was taken from 1 eneath the trucks, ne-arly the ten V of the train from the point of the collision her form was scarcely recognizable as tl at of a human being. The buggy waa ground to piece*, but the horse escan d Wlth< Dt being hurt. The train. In charge of Conductor S. H. Dlehle and Engineer J. W. Cograve waa held until Deputy Coroner _. A.' Nelson concluded an investigation. An Inquest will probably be held. Miss McKiernan was the eldest daughter of Daniel McKlcrr.an a 1 er living at 214 East Indiana a\ and was twenty-one years v* age. Tan nous is a Syrian, living at 3S E.ist Chl sr.gr avenue, within fifty feet of - the accident occurred. He formerly cc nductr-d a grocery store at 14S South Robert street. Of late he has been selling Jewelry for an Installment he use. To a reporter for the Globe Tan nous said neither h'meelf nor his com panion had any warning of danger un til the train struck the huggy. He says he was driving slowly, and that there waa no light on the r-ar of the train. He heard no bell ringing, he says, and on accoe.it of the somewhat hidden approach to the tracks, knew nethlng of the backing down motor. Conductor Dlehle gives a somewhat different account of the accident. He says the motor trains are always lack ed from this side of the river to the West side yards, where the * oglne la switched to the head of the train. No headlight Is carried, but to provide nga'r.st dansrer, he says, conductors ?re ob'lged to stand on the rear platrorm with their lanterns and ring a bl? gong. Conductor Dlehle seys he was on th* rear platform of his train, vigorously ringing the gong while approaching the | Chicago avenue crossing. Ke says he saw Tar.n'.-s driving rapidly toward the tracks and shouted to him to stop, but that the man whipped up hia home and attempted to cross ahead of the train. Conductor Dlehle says he at nr.ee re plied the air brakes, but could not ay rt the collision. The train, he says, waa ge ing at a rate of about six miles an h( ur. TWICE FIRE-SWEPT. Serious Wharf l!ln»c In Savannah Followed hy Destruction of the Cathedral. SAVANNAH, Oa.. Feb. 6.— Tonight damage to the extent of $125,00. was caused by a conflagration which ed in a hay warehouse on the wharf at the foot of Jefferson street. The heaviest loss was that sustained by Charles A. Conklln & Co.. of Atlanta, who carried a $100,000 stork of hard ware. Before the fire had been brought tin deT control flames burst out In the mag-nine* nt Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the head seat of the Cath"lic church in th<- state of Georgia, and it was soon a mass of ruins. All of the fire engines In the city were engaged at the other fire. Tne consequence was that It w;is nearly an hour before an engine arrived to turn a stream on the valuable prop erty that was fast going to waste, and on other property around that ni protection. The tremendous shower of sparks that was carried up In the heat for an hour or more failing i*n the sriuare and on other buildings rr: grand spectacle. The fire started In the organ loft and spread rapidiy through the church. Everything removed from the residences in tl clnlty, and It was only after a strug gle that they were saved. At midnlerht the destruction of the cathedral was complete. The cathe dral cost about $225,0 f K), and was in sured for $60,000. It was one of the finest ecclesiastical structures In tho South. The edifice r-cntalned many works of art, all of which were say d. TOLEDO'S SALOONS CLOSE. Police ('omniiMNionertt Order That the Laws Be Strictly Enforced. CHICAGO. Fe-b. I— The Chronlcl '■ T'.k-do speciaJ says: At 11 o'clock lust night all sa loons in the city closed and will stay I until 5 o'clock Monday morning nnd a r»;is >n of blue laws will be inaugurated In T Wi dnesilay evening th<- board of police mi- ■ loners, by a unanimous vote, the chief of police to se. that all city ordi nances are enforced, and <"ilef Raltl ha sitting up nightn ever s'nee finding out wti::t they are. it Is likely that Ohio's laws against Sunday labor, gambling houses and oth sorts will be enforced. At least one of the theaters, which advertised a matinee band concert, will male- a I S. M. Jones. Tol(do'« golden rul>- mayor, baa declared against Sunday snd ir closing onlesi churches and society _• n*r ally furnish something be; PRl.\< III.H WANTS f25,000. Says Be Han Heen Injured b> Serinoi i Un rjt<-t. CHICAGO. Feb. 6.— A special to the '"hroni n Terre Haute. Ind.. says: FU-v. J. ML Bucdy. of the Christian church, today br suit ag^'r.st Wliiiam Davis and Joshua ns of thy church at Cloverland, lor 536.0 M damages. Tiie'.r names, with thos. of two sent which ar-i>< tai ' :slng him of sll forgery, d.- :*d mlsrepr^se nratl;n. They say that a_ 0— ers of the church they state- from th"lr own knowledge that he Is guilty of these ..ffensta. Mr. Btmdy ".mplains that this publication has Injured his good name to such an ex tent that he canaot find empioymeot as a r. Suits for slander an- also to be brought a*a.n_t the publishers of cuurcb pa pers in Chicago anu ind.aiia^o::-. Attending to Their Knittlnic --iilt.. LACON'IA. N. H . Feb. 6— The Wlathrop Knitting mills ut Lakepert, which have been down foi several months, will ..us tuiii .rr riaje. T! pany will start in with ISO employes, and h_p« within a short time to have another Uunar*-* _t work.