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—OF THE CITY OF ST. PAUL. VOL. XXIV.-NO. 99. 1111 ill THE TWO W. M. RICE WILLS BE FORE SURROGATE FITZGER ARD IN NEW YORK EORNBLOWER IS INSISTENT "WANTS THE «O\EY CUT IP I \UEII THE I 89« WILL. RIGHT AWAY CASE ADJOURNED FOR A WEEK Pending: the Preliminary Trial of Lawyer Patrick Before a Com mitting Magistrate for Al leged Rice Murder, NEW YORK, April B.—The two wills signed "William March Rice were on the calendar before Surrogate Fitzgerald for the sett int. ol dates for the trials of cou« tests. The counsel of Albert T. Patrick, the Rice heirs, the Rise institute in Tex:i& and for the temporary adminis trator of the estate were in court. Counsel for Patrick and the Rice heirs asked for an adjournment until Jun;. Counsel for the temporary administrator asktd thtit the case be put on at once for trial. When the cases of William M. Rice's purported wills No. l and No. 2 were called, W. B. Hornblower, who repre sented J. D. Bartine, one of the exe cutors and the proponent of the 1896 will announced that he was ready to proceed at once. Mr. Hornblowcr said this ap plication arose over the question of the probate of the will known as the Patric'* •will. "Where is that will?" inquired the surrogate. "Has the district attorney got it in court? It was subpoenaed by this oflice and should be here. It is either in his possession or that of Magis trate Jerome and they have no right to it." Surrogate Fitzgerald then directed an attendant to ascertain whether the will Tvas filed in court. Mr. Cantwell, on behalf of Patrick, asked for a postponement of the hearing until after the determination of the criminal proceedings instituted against his client who was charged with murder in the first degree. "It stems to me," he said, "in justice to those witnesses and in justice to Albert P. Patrick that every oppor tunity should be given them tc establish their innocence before being compelled to enter upon the trial in the civil case which involves practically the same issues. For this reason I ask for a postponement until the final determina tion of the criminal proceedings." Mr. Hornblower said he would consent ti a.postponement until the investigation before the magistrate had concluded, but could not consent that the surrogate .should, allow these proceedings to ■be abandoned until after Patrick's case had been disposed-of in the supreme court. ; NO GUILT PROVEN, . "All the presumptions of innocence," \ interrupted Surrogate Fitzgerald, "are in favor of the accused at the present moment. I cannot presume now that the party in interest is a criminal." Mr. Hornblowor said Mr. Rice died on Sept. 23 last, and Patrick claimed under the 1900 will to be the residuary legatee of his vast estate. Instead of filing that vail he withheld it. His clients filed ths will of 1896 and presented It for probate with the greatest diligence so 33 to have it proved. They served their citations and it was only when they were return able that Patrick took similar steps with regard to the will of lvK)O, though he claimed to be the real party qf interest and that the last will was execut-v.? for his benefit by the testator and was genuine. "We had to force him by. proceedings I:efore your honor,"' said counsel, "to file his will and it was only several months after Mr. Rice's death'" that we succeed ed in making him do so. If he had only presented the will he claims to be genu ine a week after the testator's death this ' matter could have been disposed of months ago and if he is the innocent man he claims to be he could have been been vindicated by your honor's decision. He preferred to pursue these dilatory tactic:!? and succeeded in raving this case bung up until now, when he finds himself confronted by a criminal prose cution." Mr. Hornblower appealed to Surrogate Fitzgerald not to grant any adjourn ment beyond that required for the ex amination before Magistrate Jerome into the case against Patrick. Delancey Nicclls, on behalf of certain heirs of Mr. Rice, joined in asking for a long adjournment. They represented all the blood heirs, except those of Fred A. Rice, the brother of the testator, who died several days ago. Mr. Hornblower said Fred A. Kice had consented to the probate of the will of 1836. "Before, he died," said Mr. Nicolls, "he got himself into the extraordinary position of permanent administrator of this estate by a decree by a surrogate in Texas, by which it was held that W. M. Rice died intestate." "I certainly think," Surrogate Fitz gerald said, "that this court should not take up this trial before the magistrate has ended his investigation." The surrogate said he would place the case on the calendar for next Monday and would then see what disposition could be made of it. NO ACTION AS YET. CUBAN CONVENTION TEMPORIZING WITH PLATT AME\DME\T. HAVANA, April B.—The Cuban consti tutional convention di 1 not meet today owing to the absence of Senor Capote, its president. La Lucha, referring to the delay, pays: "The convention is un willing to accept or reject the Platt amendment. Three propositions on lines practically the game as the amendment have been rejected, but the convention refuses to discuss the majority report of the committee on relations, which is dia metrically opposed." Jt is held by La Lucha that the dele gates are afraid of public opinion such as Tvould be likely to result from decisive action on the amendment. ORIGINAL SMASHER. PRAXK BIRT IS WICHITA'S CHIEF OF POLICE. WICHITA, Kan.. April S.-Frank Burt ■was appointed chief of police tonight He is the original joint smasher, auchough a friend of the -wide open" policy. Five years age when he was chief he took an ax one night and smashed J2 000 ■worth of fixtures in a saloon that tried to run without the permission of the mayor and council. fIBL W&r B f""^^^S i 8 tSttf^fegifl^ I iEi in i n NEW JERSEY COURT OP APPEALS PROTECTS TRUST MINORITY STOCKHOLDERS SMELTER CASE INJUNCTION DECISION OF LOWER COVRT DIS- SOLVING THE INJUNCTION IS REVERSED DIRECTORS NOT WHOLE SHOW Ruling; Is of Great Importance as Affecting: Corporations That Are Orgimizc.il Under Laws of New Jersey. NEW YORK, April B.—Justice Dixon, at Trenton, N. J., today filed the opinion of the courts of errors and appeals in the case brought by the minority stockhold ers of the American Smelting and Refin ing company to enjoin the purchase of the property of M. Guggenheim & Sons. This decision has been awaited with great interest by corporation lawyers as it is considered most important as affect ing corporations in New Jersey. The importance of the opinion lies in the in terpretation placed by the court in the fortieth and thirty-ninth sections of the general corporation act. Vice Chancel lor Stevens held that the court could not go beyond the beard of directors as 10 the value of properly to be purchased by the issuing of stock. . The court of errors on the contrary, holds that it must be clearly shown that the value of such prop erty is at least reasonably near the price to be paid and that the action of the di rectors is subject to review at the in stance of any stockholder, who consid ers himself agrieved. The syllabus of Justice Dixon follows: DUTIES OF DIRECTORS. "Under section 40, of the corporation act, when an original issue of corporate stock for property to be purchased is contemplated it is the duty of the di rectors to see that the real value of the property is at least equal to the face value of the stock. "Before an original issue of corporate stock for property to be purchased takes place the bona fide judgment of the di rectors as to the value of the property, while it is entitled to considerable weight is not conclusive, but may be reviewed at the instance of existing stockholders, and if on such review by a court of equity, the value of the property appears to be less than the face value of the stock the issue should be restrained. After stock has been issued as fully paid stock for property purchased the judgment of directors as to the value of the property becomes conclusive, in the absence of an actual fraud in the transaction and sucli stock is not liable to any further call. "An issuance of corporate stock, voted for by the board of directors and by the requisite majority of stockholders in or der to issue such stock for property worth less than the face value of the stock should be restrained at the in stance of the dissenting stockholders." In considering the right of the court to review the action of the directors, Justice Dixon says the language of s?c tion 39, of the corporation act, is not questionable in ,->o far as the money paid in must equal the stock issued. The language of section 39 states that the corporation may issue stock to the amount of the value of the stock. The distinction between the contem plated issue of corporate stock for prop erty and the issue for money, Justice Dixon finds, does not lie upon valuation, but in the fact that different estimates may be formed of the value of property. When such differences are brought be fore a judicial tribunal, Justice Dixon says the judgment of those upon whom the duty of determining the value is placed must be accorded considerable weight, but it is not final. STOCKHOLDERS RIGHTS. "Nor is it necessary," the opinion says, "that conscious overvaluation of any other form of fraudulent conduct on the part of these primary values should be shown to justify judicial inquiry into the position. Their honest judgment, if reach ed without examination into the ele ments of value or if used in part upon an estimate of matters which really are not property or if plainly warped by self interest, may lead to violation of the statutory rule as surely as would cor rupt motive. The original issue of cor porate stock is a special function, in the exercise of which the legislature has fixed the standard to be observed, and it is the duty of the courts, so far as their jurisdiction extends, to see that this standard is not violated either intention ally or unintentionally." Justice Dixon points out that under section 40, when corporate stock has once been issued for property purchased the legislature has directed the applica lion of another rule. Under such condi tions nothing but actual fraud in the transactions can impair the right of the stockholder to hold his stock as full paid stock free from further call. Applying the. rule, as above laid down, Justice Dixon discusses the actual value of the property, the purchase of which was contemplated by the issue of $45,000, --000 of stock. He finds it admitted that the value of the Guggenheim plant, as phy sical possessions, did not exceed $10,003, --000, and with the cash to have been turned over, leaving about $23,0C0,G00 to be made up In the value of the good will of the business and the leases and contracts, the nature of which was not at any time disclosed in the proceedings. While the defendants claimed the com plainants had not borne the burden of proof cast upon them, Justice Dixon holds that under the circumstances this rule should not be vigorously enforced at this stage. The proofs, Justice Dixon says, points strongly to the conclusion that in the negotiations between the par ties the real value of the property to be Minneapolis YOIIN<S Mail's ca^eej^ of GRIME COLUMEUS, 0., April B.—A young man giving the name cf D M. Dcpew, arrest c-d at the Chittenden hotel on the charge of attempting to beat a board bill, today made » remarkable confession to the chief of pdioe. He stated that his right nume is M. R. Dopuy, and that his Home is at Minneapolis. While at Minneapolis he was employed as confidential clerk and bookkeeper for Fletcher Bros., of the Minneapolis Elevator company. In that capacity he claims he had the com bination of the safe and one night stole $200 from the safe and fled. In a few months after this he went back to Min neapolis, and as he had taken one of the lront door keys he let himself in and stole goods to the value of $100. He then collected a lot of old letters and set fire to them, the fire destroying the entire block. He made his escape agaia Irom TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 9, 1901. acquired had not been the basis upon which they have determined the amount of stock to be issued therefor. The fact that the expected consumma tion of the deal caused the market value of the stock to rise, and which was used as an argument that the proposed pur chase would not be advantageous to the stockholders Justice Dixon finds to be without weight. He says that if the in trinsic value of the stock was only 60 per cent of Its face value, and an out sider offered 80 per cent in money for ad ditional stock to be issued, such an offer would clearly be advantageous to the company and its stockholders, but it could not be legally accepted, because the legislature has required that 100 per cent, whether in cash or properly, shall be received for corporate stock. The court finds that the mere fact that two-thirds of the directors and stock holders voted for the purchase cannot prevent its review, pointing out that this would not justify an issue of stock for an Illegitimate enterprise. In accordance with these views the court orders that the stay be continued, enjoining the purchase, and that pro ceedings to increase the stock should likewise remain in statu quo pending final arguments and a decision by the court of chancery ns to the real value of the Guggenheim property. TRENTON, N. J., April B.—Following close upon the opinion given out by Judge Dixon today in reference to the suit to restrain the American Smelting and Re fining company from purchasing the plant of 11. Guggenheim Sons for $45, --200,000 in stock of the Smelting and Re fining company, there was filed late to night a certificate increasing the capital stock to $100,000,000. The original certifi cate of incorporation was for $65,(XK),000. The representative of the corporation deposited a check for $7,000 at. the office of the secretary of state at a iate hour tonight to cover the fees. FLOODS IN NEW ENGLAND RIVERS OUT OF THEIR BANKS IN MANY PLAGES, BOSTON, Mass., April B.—Flood condi tions in the various rivers of New Eng land, resulting from the copious rains of the past week, did not improve today. The rivers contin-ued to rise, and indica tions at nearly all points were thai, the record of the great floods of 1896 be reached if not surpassed. The absence of ice, which went out last week from many of the rivers, thus far has prevent ed serious damage to property, but today thousands of mill operatives were com pelled to stop work, as factories could not be operated on account of the high water. The chief property damage re ported up to midday was to railroads and highways from washouts. Lowlands in all sections were inaudated. At one or two points bridges had been washed away, and in some places the structures had been weakened. This had caused consid erable interruption to traffic upon various short railway lines in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, but trains on the main lines were running with nearly the usual regularity. Among the mills which were compelled to shut down today were many at Law rence, Mass., where 20,000 hands were idle; at Lowell, where the majority of the big corporations suspended; at LeMflton, Me.; Manchester and Nashua, N. H. At Lowell the street railway power house was in the midst of a lake; at Nashua the Light, Heat and Power company was on the verge of suspension. Up to today the average rain fall in New England had been 2.68 inches since the Ist of April. Light rains were fall ing over the whole of Northern New England today, but the weather fore casters said that the indications were that the weather would clear this after noon or tonight. ACROSS THE EAST RIVER WORK ON NEW BRIDGE AT SEW YORK PROGRESSES APACE. NEW YORK, April B.—The first move to stretch the wires on the new East river bridge, connecting New York and Brook lyn, will be made tomorrow about noon, when the lighter, aboard which are three reels of wire rope, will be towed from its anchorage at the Brooklyn side of the bridge. Three powerful tugs will make fast to the lighter and tow it across the river. The rope thus played out will lie at the bottom of the river. It is prob able that traffic will be stopped for fif teen minutes. Thursday one of the three ropes on the float will be pulled up to the top of the tower. From there it is to be pulled taut, and the first wire for the new bridge will hang between the two towers. If this operation is success-* ful, it will be repeated Friday PLj tne j second rope and Saturday for the third. I POLES AND GERMANS. DESTRUCTION OP POLISH NA TIONAL SENTIMENT NOT YET COMPLETE. BERLIN, April B.—Carrying out Prus sia s new programme in the Polish provinces, as outlined a few days ago in the reichsanzeiger, Count yon Bue low, the imperial chancellor, has prom ised the Centrists or clerical party, po litical aid in upper Silesia, where tho Centre, until lately, had always elected all the candidates and dispensed all tho political patronage. Now, hcwever, the Polish National agi tation threatens to wrest the whole province away from the Centre. The Prussian government will send the pow erful German Hakatist society to a*«ist the Centre politically wherever other wise Polish candidates would b<? elected. The society controls and disposes of millions of money. The Hakatist society is an organisation established for the purpose of furthering the German language and nationality in the eastern provinces of Prussia, where the Polish element is on the increase. It derives its name from the initial letters of the names of its founders. Hansemann. Kon nemann, Yon Ticdmann and others. the city and shortly afterwards was met by his parents at another place. He in formed them of what crimes he had com mitted in Minneapolis and they ai;led him in getting away. He said that his parents did this in order that he might escape prosecution and not disgrace them. He promised to reform, and says that so far as his parents he is supposed to be leading an exemplary life. He said he had gone to Chicago and thence to Dayton, where he had a Pinkerton badge made and forged the names of Allan and William Pinkerton to a certificate that he was in their em ploy. From Dayton he came to Colum bus, and he says he intended to fleece a* number of persons by pretending that he desired to employ a stenographer and to secure what money he could from ap plicants and then jump the city. r""^'~""" r ■ ; ; i-?; v'i\jJg'.;.';:.i-i;-'-:.'.-. .„■ ~nil^^^^^^^ll_l_lH 111 ■"■' ■ ■ "■" 111 l II'H.IIJMJ IUM.. 11l ■ • • WHO'S WORRYING ABOUT THE SNOW? PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH RE PUBLIC ON At JUNKET TO NICE POPULAR LIKING IS MANIFEST CHEEKS FOR THE > CITY'S DISTIN GUISHED GUEST WERE . UNCEASING'; RUSSIANS SHOW FRIENDSHIP Squadron of ; the Czar's Ships Will Call at Ville Frajitfhe to Show : There Is '^■-■Ki?r 111 *,■ ;'■ ' "'"-' Feelinjr. NICE, April B.—Present Loubet's visit to the Mediterranean coast, opened under excellent auspice's. The weather during the past few days was unusually chilly, but it brightened, today and" sun shine welcomed the president's arrival in the morning. M. Loubet has chosen the most charming season lor a tour o£ the Riviera. The whole country side Is a mass of bloom of varied hues and Nice itself as the presidential train steamed in, displayed floral decorations everywhere. The windows and balconies were profusely adorned *with garlands or roses, carnations, wall flowers and anemones, which flowers also hung from baskets suspended from the Venetian masts and triumphal, airehes over the main streets. The president was accompanied by his wife, the minister of foreign affairs, M. Delcasse and the minister of war, M. Andre. The only stoppages made on the way here were at Cannes and Antibvas, where there were brief ■ receptions upon the part of the local associations. But all the stations were gaily decorated with' flowers. There has been a great influx of visitors herej lumbers ol Italians, who with the regiments of in-" fantry and members o! the gymnastic . societies were in uniform , enhanced the I color and animation of he street deco rations. Troops lined the route to the prefecture, where the will stay while in Nice. A vast concourse gathered early in the morning to await President Loubet's ar rival. He was Melcdaied by the mili tary and municipal functionaries at the station where the *Marseillaise was played by a regimental, band. Proceed ing to the court yard, where the Alpine troops were drawn up, the president distributed a number of decorations to the officers and men. He then entered a gala landau and was driven slowly to the prefecture amid a- fanfare of buglA and rolling drums. The president's re ception by the spectators was most warm. The cheering was unceasing for president and for the republic. The usual receptions won? held at the prefecture, where the consular, military, municipal and religious bodies, through their representatives : delivered short addresses, which the president replied to. The utterances on both sides were with out especial significance. Replying to an address from a dele gation of the clergy, President Loubet pointed out that he had always favored tolerance towards the episcopate, as he believed they ought to be a stanch auxiliary of the government in effecting the union of all French and for the wel fr;Ve of the country, i : To an address delivered by Gen. Mal inger, on behalf of the; garrison, Presi dent liOubet assured th 4 delegation that the government was iproud of the arrry and knew the giant fejforts it had made to be ready Cor Eventualities. The Fifteenth army corgs were especially worthy of the confidence shown in them in charging then! with the safety of the post of honor, a few steps from the frontier. Alter receiving the foreign consuls President Loubet was entertained by the various officials at luncheon. The presi dent's visit to .Nice la merely a prelude to the more important f«tes at Toulon, where President Laubet will arrive Wednesday afternoon Hh board a war ship, being escorted fjrom Ville Franohe by the French squadrrn. His time here will be taken up with! banquets, visits to gymnastic competitions and flower shows and other su«lf functions. Two such functions were : gone through to day, concluding with h firework display and n. jrala ]>erfoimai*h* at the opera. THE PRUSSIAN' "SQUADRON. PARIS, April B.—'-'Affording to in foimation received t V ftpm an ollicial source," says a dispatch to the Matin from Nice, "the Russian squadron will return to Ville Fralache tomorrow to salute M. Loubet l«fcorder to Bhow that its recent departure was without sig nificance from the fcoint of view of the friendly relations eapetinff between the I two countriea." 111111 -.■.' ■ ■ ■ ■ REBELLION BREAKS OUT AGAINST CHINESE EMPEROR AND HIS FOLLOWING IS IN MONGOLIA A.HD SHAN SI REBEL ARMY OP 11,000 OXE HIJJU DRED AND FIFTr SuLEiS FROM THE COURT r PRINCE TUAN IS IN WITH IT I Opinion at l'ekin Varies as to v the ; ■Seriousness of the Outbreak and ;. §■ ; the ■ Part : - Foreign ~ Troops"- •• ; - "Would Have to Play. 5 PEKIN, April B.—The rumors which have "been current during the past few days of the outbreak of a rebellion, head ed by Gen. Tung Fuh Sian, the former (commander of the Northern army) In the provinces of Mongolia and Shan Si, have been absolutely authenticated. Li Hung Chang and Prmce Ching have received information on the subject, which, though indefinite, still proves that the court is seriously aiarmed. Gen. Fuh Sian was, according to last accounts, about 150 miles from the court, with 11,000 regular troops, all suppose^ *o be devoted to himself. The c>irt has about the same number of soldiers at Sian Fu, but it is probable that the troops of Tung Fu Sian are better drill ed and better armed. It is believed that the Mongolian re bellion was brought about through agents of Prince Tuan and Gen. Tung Fuh Sian. Li Hung Chang thinks there are about 5,000 regular troops in Mon golia, and inclines to the-belief that they have not joined in the rebellion. He does not think the court is in any danger, and thinks the object of Prince Tuan (who was last reported at Ning Hsu with 10,000 men, prepared to resist arrest) and Gen. Tung Fuh Sian Is to create a diver sion of interest or in order to force un conditional protection of themselves. MAY NEED TROOPS. Unofficial Chinamen of intelligence re gard the rising as most unfortunate at the present time to the interests of China, and as possibly meaning the use of for eign troops to protect even the court it seli' The ministers of the powers do not think that, provided foreign Interests do not suffer, any present Interference 1» likely. If the dynasty should be over ; thrown, it would, to a certain extent, <Se-' lay the peace negotiations, but they con sider that a regime not bound by tradi tions like those of the present court prob ably will be much easier to deal with eventually, as the ceremonial could d«j much curtailed. Prince Ching, who, as a relative, may be considered to take the court view ot the situation, thinks the rebellion is a. storm in a teacup. He says the present court is loved and esteemed by nine tenths of the population of China, and that the same proportion of able-bodiea men in China would rise to protect the existing dynasty. The empress dowagei, as the adviser of the emperor, holds a place in the affections of the people not dreamt of and not understood by for eigners. Her slightest wish is «fte em peror's law, though he is by no means the figurehead the foreign powers fre quently supposed. The empress recognizes her ability, valiable aid and advice. The remaining bodies of Americans were shipped homeward this morning. They now number fifty-rour, and will leave on board the transport Egbert to morrow. The Egbert will also take twen ty-seven military prisoners, a number of sick men, the discharged soldiers, the teamsters and other civilian employes. THE INDEMNITY. According to expert opinion China would be able to pay from £20,030,(00 to £30,000,000 sterling without crippling her financial resources, while the amounts which the powers at present demand ag gregate from £80,000,000 to £100,00Q,0y0. REPORT FRO MCHAFEE. WASHINGTON 1, April B.—A brief dis patch from Gen. Chaffee was received today, but beyond the record of a casual ty to a private soldier its contents are withheld from the public. It is believed that the unpublished portion of the dis patch refers to the declination of the other foreign military commanders to reduce the number of fortified posts and the strength of the garrison between Pekin and the sea to the proportions sug gested by Gen. Chaffee. PRICE TWO CENTS—•! Kv2T£St ß . i, ax\xv/J< x TT" VKl>ia—| FIVE CENTS. ! j BULLETIN OF S IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE DAY Weather Forecast for St. Paul. Fair. . I—Fisrht for Rice's Money. Laiteat Prom China. .Welcome for Lonbet. To Rule the Filipino. -• 2—Grain Grower* Confer. Help for the Destitute. Music for Como. DoinßH of Legislature. LaTbonrn Under Pressure. Oniinibnti Bill Reported. 4 —Editorial Page. S—'Sporting; News. Outsider Win* at Memphis. Dragon and the Bear. ■Matters In Hawaii. 6—Among the Railroads. - ; .. News of Northwest. Popular Wants. ; 7—Markets of the World. Chicago May Wheat, 71 I-4c Bar Silver, 59 I-2e. Stoekfl Lower. B—Letter Carriers' Needs. Favor New Jail Site. WEATHER FOR TODAY. Minnesota—Fair in eastern, probably showers in western portion Tuesday. Wednesday fair, fresh easterly winds. Wisconsin—Fair Tuesday and Wednes day; fresh north to northeast winds. lowa—Fair in eastern, probably show ers in western portion Tuesday. Wednes day fair; variable winds. North Dakota—Fair Tuesday and Wednesday; easterly winds. South Dakota—Fair in western, show ers in eastern portion Tuesday. Wednes day fair, variable winds. Montana—Generally fair Tuesday and Wednesday, variable winds. St. Paul—Yesterdays observations, taken by the United States weather bureau, St. Paul, P. F. Lyons, observer, for the twenty-four hours ended 7 o'clock last night—Barometer corrected for temperature and and elevation: High est temperature 54; lowest temperature, 31; average temperature, 42; daily range, 23; barometer 30.46; humidity 63; precipi tation; 7 p. m. temperature, 52; 7 p. m., wind northeast;-weather, partly cloudy. Yesterday's Temperatures— •SpmHigh *BpmHigh Battleford . ..38 42 Davenport . .52 5G Bismarck .. .52 58 Dcs Moines ..52 66 Calgary . ...50 52|Detroit 46 4G Duluth 42 46;Galveston . ..66 6» Edmonton . ..44 46 Green Bay ...40 40 Havre 50 50 Jacksonville .68 76 Helena.. . .46 48 Kansas City..s6 60 Huron 54 60Marquette ....40 40 Mmnedosa . .46 54 Montgomery .(54 «8 Pr Albert ..44 ../Nashville .'..54 58 QuAppelle. .34 36 New York ..42 4S S. Current ..4(j 48|Norfolk 54 51 VVnhston . ...46 48 NTorth Platte .48 CO "Winnipeg . .50 sG|omaha 56 (50 AlP? na 40 48.Philadelphia .44 30 Buffalo 34 33 Pittsburgh ....40 4i Boston 44 44! San Franciscosß 60 Cheyenne . ...32 32 St. Louis ....54 68 Chicago . ...38 • 40' Salt Lake ....40 46 Cincinnati . .46 48 Ste. Marie ...36 40 Cleveland . ...38 33Washington ..48 64 ♦Washington time (7 p. m. St. Paul). OCEAH LIKESS. t>^ W York-Arrived: Auguste Victoria, rrom a Mediterranean cruise; Bovis Liv erpool. Sailed: State of Nebraska, 'Glas- Sebasopol—Arrived: Prinzessin Victoria Ne^. York, via Mediterranean port (on Oriental cruise) Queenstown-Arrived: Saxonia, Boston, for Liverpool. . Cherbourg—Sailed: Barbarossa from Bremen, New York. ' AT NEW YORK HOTELS. NEW YORK, April 8.-(Special.)-Fol lowing are the Northwesterners register ing at New York hotels: Everett—J. D. Holmes, Minneapolis. Imperial—H. E. Brugel, G. G. Hall Frank Towle, Minneapolis. Fifth Avenue—Miss Brownell, Minneap olis. , He-Hand-W. H. Childs, Helena, Mont.; A. Vv. Morrison, Minneapolis. AHOITND THE HOTELS. At the T Windsor-^, s. Stadsvold, For ™? } c. L. Brown, Morris; E. R Strome Minto, N. Dv/• M. Vroman and family, Lewistown, Mont.; M. H. Freeman, St! Cloud; W. R. Estes, Madelia; L. J. Sun denes, D. R. Sutherland, Litchneld; Dr *• *?• T lrvir>S, Farmington; H. H. Hall, J. T Jones, Minneapolis; C. L.'Addison! Marshall; E. W. Kavana.gh, Bovcville* A. E. Bleekmann, La Crosse, w'is ■ H J. Jordan, West Superior, Wis.; H H Huester, Kasson. ' At the Clarendon— Baerwald Wausau, Wis.; William N PlymotMan kato; P H. Rahilly, Lake Cit™ J L JS^MK? Fall: P- E GHUnore, Lake! bei Ons, ell ' West Superior. Wis.; S'i«s'' Buell,. Preston; C. C. Eberhard Caledonia; S. M. Fessler, Sandstone; A Berndge Sandstone; Eva Nelson, Bessie kelson, Emma Nelson, • River - Falls .TV:is ; M. E. Davis and wife, Duluth; J Falls 11683 Waseca; L- L- Tamer, Little At the Merchants'—D. M. Gunn, Grand Rapids, ™' M R.. Brown, Crookston; Vulliam M. Firlbe, Little Falls; J. O Poetz, St. Peter; Mrs. J. C. Turney, Dell Turney. New London; O. B. Dagg Far go, N. Dii. R. a. Elzy- Marshaltown, Io.; ■£- DOn^ dson> M - J- Barrett, Fairbault; F. M. Martin, - Spokane. Wash. ; G W Leavett, Litchfield; H. W. Stone. Benson; A. H. Do-& Evansville; E. H. Shafer Seattle Wash.; Mrs. E. Strong. James town. N. D.; J. E. McLaughlin. Lake Benton; William E. Lee, Long Prairie; William H. Harries, Caledonia; E. w' McClure, Duluth; Mrs: G. D. Mandigo* Mrs F. A. Vanderpoel, Park Rapids; H. Sampson,. Elbow Lake; F. Hartleib Ellsworth, Wis.; A. E. Clark, Mankato; C. H. Johnson, Mankato; Max Lewis EaU Claire. Wis.; H. A. Mayo, Walhalla,' N. D.; William McDonald, Duluth; A. McDougall. Duluth; P. M. Ward, Clear Lake; John Frier, Fairbault; John Hu ber. North Branch; Henry Renis, Mora- S. T. Harrison, James T. Hale, Duluth. At the Metropolitan— Ankerville St. Cloud; L. O. Cooke, Kellogg; Oscar Doggett, Sauk Rapids; G. W. Hardin Le Roy; Mrs. G. W. Wolbert, Fargo- A J. Smith. Wahpeton; James Bolt,'Duluth* Val Batz. Holdingford; W. A. Proctor' Winona; Charles F. Peck. Crookston- \V* E. Staples and wife, Stillwater; John Church, Fargo; H. J. Howard, Alex-' andria. . . " REVOLT IN MEXICO. FOLLOWERS OF GEiX. MAR AN JO MA.KE TROUBLE. . LAREDO, Tex., April 3.—Reliable re ports of a serious riot occurring yester day, at Lampasas, Mexico, a station on. the . Mexican National railway, seventy miles distant, have reached here. It ap pears .that the government of Mexico has had ; suspicion about a reported revolu tionary occurrence at that place, and yesterday morning the military stationed; there arrested four prominent citizens. When : they, were taken: to the denot en. route to Monterey, a mob head?-J jay Francisco Maxanjo, son of-, the famous Gen. Maranjo, ■ appeared at the station. In the excitement that followed one of the prisoners escaped.' When the train left the leaders of the mob repaired to; Gen. Maranjo's castle, where they are at ' pres ent ■ surrounded. ■■ As soon \ as the govern ment heard iof the disturbance five hun dred soldiers ifrom Monterey were dis patched 'to >: the ? scene . by special ', train.; OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE onrr of st. paul. 1011 fill HOW THE ISLANDS WILL BE GOV ERNED UNDER THE SPOONER AMEXDSrENT ;'h 'J'S^''<■'"-''■''' '■■'.- ":'.''■'•' l-fl UNDER THE WAR DEPARTMENT M'KIJILBY WILL LIKELY DO BUSI-;' NESS THROUGH SECRETARY ROOT'S MEN TAFT THE CIVIL GOVERNOR Thought the Head of the Present ' Philippine CommisKlon Will Remain at the Helm / in .Manila. WASHINGTON, April 8. - The news from Manila regarding the establish ment of civil government is in accord with the information already made pub lic here that the new Philippine govern ment will be established about July 1. Immediately upon the passage of the ■army appropriation bill the entire Spoon er amendment was cabled to the Taft commission and the commission was di rected to prepare a plan for the gov ernment of the islands in accordance •with the law. This plan has not yet been completed, but it is expected to be about the time of the return of the com mission to Manila, and it will be cabled here for approval or amendment. The civil government proposed w,ll not be very elaborate, but sufficient to meet the present requirements. One of the most interesting features is the question as to who will be supreme authority un der the president. The law says that "all military, civil and judicial powers neces sary to govern the Philippine islands shall be vested in such person and per sons as the president shall direct." TAFT TO GOVERN. The language has been weighed care fully and the designation "person" fol lowed by "persons" is taken to mem that the president shall name some one to have supreme command under his own direction, and that the persons shall ba those acting under that command. Judge Taft, it is understood, is to be the gov ernor of the islands, but it will be neces sary to have some one in Washington to act as the medium of communication between the president and the governor. There will be a great deal of business which the president cannot burden him self with, and some cabinet officer will be selected to have charge of the Philip pines as well as other insular affairs. Authority over the islands will be ex ercised, probably, by the president, through Secretary Root, as the secretary already is familiar with the governmental machinery of the islands. UNDER SECRETARY ROOT. More than this, the law specifically as serts that the military as well as civil and judicial powers shall be exercised in the islands, and it is not believed ieasible to divide the responsibility, as for many years to come there must be joint and harmonious action by the civil and mili tary authorities. There already has grown up in the war department since the Spanish war a division of insular affairs which has had in charge all mat ters pertaining to the civil operations, not only in the Philippines, but in Cuba. At present Lieut. Col. Edwards is in charge of this division, and his familiar ity with conditions in the Philippnes, he having spent a great deal of time there, makes him a valuable official. It is probable that if the Philippines ba administered through the war depart ment Col. Edwards will continue in charge of the division. The fact that 4he actual ccntrol of the islands will remain in the war depart ment does not mean that Gov. Taft will have his power curtailed. Necessarily the president will remain the court of last resort for everything relating to the islands, but the governor and his counsel will exercise the broade t authority, and much that heretofore h s been submitted to Washington for de termination by the military governor general and the Taft commission is ex pected to be settled by the governor, \ council and the executive assembly, should one be thought necessary. The general belief expressed here is that the governor and council will be aiiout all th government necessary. ON HER DEATH BED. CHICAGO YCIXG WOMAX MARRIED THE MAX OP HER CHOKE. CINCINNATI, 0., April B.—While on her death bed here today, Miss Jeanette Evans was married to Fred Hayes, a Chicago detective. About six hours after the mairiage the bride breathed her last in the arms of her husband. Miss Evans came to Cincinnats from Chicago ona •week ago, to prepare for the wedding at the residonc3 of her sist-er. She was taken suddenly an<l dangerously ill, and Mr. Hayfs was notified. He at or.oo come to Cincinnati, procured a marriage license and the ceremony was performed this morning with the sorrowing family gathered about the death bed. After th© niarriage the bride soon bc^an to sink, dying at 2 o'clock tins afternoon. Up to the time of her death, Mrs. Hayes ap peared to be perfectly happy and con tented, although suftering intense pain from peritonitis. CONSERVATIVES WIN. REVISIONISTS DEFEATED IN NEW YORK FRvESBYTERY ELECTION. NEW YORK, April S.—The ministers of the New York presbytery who are op posed tc revision of the church c.eel gained another victory this afternoon, when the ballots for commissioners to the general assembly were counted. Tho total number from the presbytery 13 fourteen, seven pastors and seven elders', and it is said that nine of the fourteen arc conservatives. An important pait of the scsticn was the adoption of a rt-soJu, tion inviting the general assembly to meet in New York in 1902. ITALY AND FRANCE HAVE REACHED AN UNDERSTAND* ING REGARDING NORTH AFHK A. LONDON, April 9.—The Daily Chroni cle publishes a dispatch from Tangier, regarding the new Franco-Italian entente in North Africa. "This is likely to have great -conse quences," says the correspondent, "Italy ceasing her opposition to French designs In Morocco in return for permission to occupy Tripoli. It is suggested that Great Britain would welcome the crea tion of a friendly state between Tmitif and Kg.vpt. A big movement is expected after M. Del^asse's interview witty Count Lamsdorf In St. Petersburg.