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13 NOW PROBABLE
Expected Tbat All Congressional Business
Wll Be Disposed of io 48 Hours.
WORK BEEORE HOUSE AND SENATE
Business of the Senate Depends Eo
tircly on Headway Made witli Con-
ferrnre Kcporl--The Course of
Proceedings, Therefore, Somewhat
Washington. June 7. T'nless all
signs fail congress will adjourn this
week, and those In touch with the busi
ness of both houses appear to agree
that that result moy be secured by
Wednesday. Still, conditions are such
that a hitch might occur at any mo
ment, which would protract the session
for another week. This, however, while
a possible contingency. Is not expected.
The business of the senate depends
entirely upon the headway made with
conference reports. Several of the ap
propriation bills are still to be disposed
of, as follows:
Indian bill, upon which the house re
fused to act favorably on the confer
ence agreed to In the senate; the post
ofllce bill, the report of which was
agreed to In the house Saturday and
will be accepted by the senate tomor
row; the navul bill, which will doubtless
be disposed of speedily tomorrow morn
ing, as the conferees have already for
mulated a compromise which Ihey be
lieve will be acceptable to both houses;
the sundry civil bill, upon which the
house and senate seem to be deadlocked
over the appropriations for public
buildings Inserted by the senate, and
the district bill. numerous items of which
are still In dispute. It Is confidently
expected, however, that all of .nese
will be out of the way within the next
The new deficiency bill, which passed
the house Saturday, will be rushed
through the-senate tomorrow with all
possible speed. It being the Intention of
the committee to move to lay on the
table any amendments thnt may be of
fered so that the bill will pass as it
crimes from the house. This motion to
lay on the table is the only method the
senate has. under Its rules, to cut all
debate and It will be appealed to liberal
ly when this measure comes up.
The immigration bill Is the unfinished
business and Mr. Lodge will call It up
tomorrow for consideration If any open
ing presents Itself. Mr. Hill, who Is in
charge of the contempt of court bill, a
piece of legislation growing out of the
Deber case, is also anxious for consid
eration, and may lock horns with Mr.
Lodge for the right of way. Mr. dear
will seek to tlx a day during the next
serston when the Pacific, railroad re
funding acts shall be taken up. In this
way he may succeed, as both friends
and opponents believe that this subject
shall lie settled one way or the other.
Most all of these and other matters
that may come before the senate will
tend to make the next few days exceed
ingly busy ones, and If Mr. Allison,
chairman of the committee on appro
priations, carries out his previously ex
pressed intention of not reporting the
adjournment resolution until all the ap
propriation blllls have gone to the presi
dent, there may be ample time to dis
cuss several things upon which senators
desire to speak. The course of business
Is, therefore, uncertain, and a forecast
Is largely conjectural.
IN THK HOl'SR.
The house will devote Itself for the re
mainder of the session' Tn-dUipOfdng of
conference reports, contested election
cases, and of other business under sus
pension of the rules. It will meet for
an hour tomorrow morning In contin
uation of Saturday's session, in order
to enable member to move the passage
of bills under suspension in accord
ance with the terms of the order of Fri
There are two election eases on the
ralendnr. both of which will be vigor
ously contested on the lloor T. W. Al-
drlch (Hep.) vs. uccar W. Underwood
(Dem.) from the Nlhth'"Aluboma dis
trict, where the committee recommend
the seuting of Aldtich, and Jacob Yost
(Rep.) vh II. Ueorge Tucker (Dem.)
from the Tenth Virginia disirict wiiere
the committee recommend that Tucker
retain his seat. Another case that of
IT. T. Hopkins (Rep.) vs. Jusc'ih M.
Kendall (Dem.) from the Tenth Ken
tucky district has not yet been report
ed from the committee. These are all
that remain of the 33 contests filed
with the clerk of the house. Speaker
Reed Is exceedingly anxious' that tne
docket should be entirely cleared be
fore the house adjourns, and hopes to
be able to accomplish It. It has not
been deflnately decided what to. do with
the senate bond bill reported adversely
by the committee on ways and means.
The leaders of the house think It should
be disposed of and a vote Is -probable,
although there Is much opposition to
action at this session.
MAGOWAN HAS RETURNED
Left Mr?. Barnes In Philadelphia and
Refused to Tell Whether He Had or
Had Not Married Her.
Trenton, N. J., June 7. Frank A. Ma
gowan returned to Trenton yesterday
morning, but Mrs. John A. Barnes was
not with him. The preparations Indi
cated that It was expected Mrs. Barnes
would come with him, for the new team
and English coachman were at the sta
tion, and also another carrlnge. He ar
rived at 11 o'clock, on an express train
from Philadelphia, and tarried on the
lower platform for several minutes, un
til the other passengers reached the
street. He had every appearance of be
ing nervous and excited, He was driven
to his new residence, In North Clinton
As he drove by Mrs. Magowan's home
his former wife and daughter, Emily,
were seated on the porch. Magowan
made an attempt to speak to them, but
they only responded with a stare. Ma
gowan's son and namesake was riding a
bicycle, and as he passed his father as
he was alighting, to go Into the Bide door
of the house. , His father did not notice
htm, 'V;'-r' . ' - j,
He was asked whether he and Mrs.
Barnes were married, but he refused to
give an answer.
He made a general denial of all the
reports concerning him. He even de
nied that his residence was for sale, in
the face of the published sheriff's no
tices to that effect In the local papers.
He declared that he owes no one, and
that he Is being persecuted by his po
litical enemies, and predicted that ne
would yet triumph over those who were
plotting against him and trying to ruin
It Is generally believed that the pub
lished nccunts in the morning papers
about the bitter feeling existing here
had the effect of causing a change In his
programme, and that Mrs. Barnes de
cided to remain in Philadelphia until the
indignation should subside somewhat.
It is known thnt he Intended to bring
her here, because the carriage that he
purchased for her was at the station
and preparations had been made by the
chef for a complete service on the part
of all the servants.
TIMES STRAW BALLOTS.
Result; of the Inquiries Regarding GolJ
and Sil.er Sentiments Among Demo
crats Throughout the Country.
New York. June 7. The New York
Tinits will print tomorrow morning tele
graphic answers from Its correspond
ents in all states where silver delegates
have been elected to the following ques
tion: "If the silver Democrats control the
Chicago convention, what candidates
for the Democratic nomination for pres
ident and vice-president would be fa
vored by the silver Democrats and dele
gates of your state?"
In commenting upon Its replies, the
Times will say:
"Gossip on presidential candidates,
two months ago, was almost confined to
the bitter contest In the Republican
party between MeKlnley and his many
opponents. The Democratic party was
attracting much attention but not on
Its candidates as It .was agreed that
the contest In that party should centre
on the financial question and considera
tion Bhould bo given to men after it had
been settled whether the party would
Bupport free silver of the gold standard.
"The replies from the correspondents
of the Times show but little of a spirit
of compromise among the sliver men
of the west and south. They apparently
enre more for Populist support than for
the support of eastern gold Democrats.
The general sentiment among them Is
favorable to some man who has shown
by bis pnst record that he Is for free
silver. Therefore Campbell', Stevenson,
Matthews and Morrison have very little
following and sentiment Is centering
upon the extremists.
"Governor Boles, of Iowa, seems to be
the favorite silver candidate. In the
states where opinion lias been formed
he apparently lends all the rest in
strength. Next to Boles, Bland seems
to have the greatest strength.
"Sentiment for a vlce-presldentinl
candidate has not been aroused. Sen
ator Daniel, of Virginia, Is the first
candidate In the Held but speculation
takes In all presidential possibilities."
ALT00NA WIND STORM.
The City Visited by n I'ig Halo Yet
Altoona. Pa., Jure 7. Shortly after
noon toilny a terrific rain and wind
storm struck the city and did a large
amount of damage. Street car tratiic
vr; paralyzed find sewers burst. The
whole lower pHt of the olty was flooded
and small buildings were moved from
their foiindations. The western part of
the town suffered the most. The Edi
son electric light plant, which furnishes
light for the city, was nearly ruins. On
Eighteenth strtet the tracks of the City
Passengc rrailway were washed out and
traffic was suspended. ' ..
Myers' extensive green house waa .de
stroyed. The Logan Valley street rail
way was washed out for 300 yards. The
Altoona Carpet works were flooded. The
fourth district sewer broke on Ninth
street and did considerable damage.
CHOKED BY THIEVES.
Stilllor Maltreated by Three
Altoona, Pa., June 7. Three masked
burglars early this morning entered the
residence of E. K. Stlfller, on - Fifth
avenue, this city, and were engaged In
innsncking the house when Mrg. Stifller,
who was alone, saw them at worKr The.
thieves seized Mrs. Stilller, and choked
her into unconsciousness. ......
f-'ae Is now so ill from the shock that
her life Is despaired of. The burglars
secured a lot of ullverware end then
Steam ship Arrivals,
New York, June 7. Arrived: Steamer
La Tauntine, from Havre. Arrived out:
j.,a jtreuigne, at i-iavre; Aiier at aouin-
ampton. Sailed for New York: Campa
nia, from yueemttown. Sighted: Steamer
jmser u uiiciin iit uuiti ui'nuu lur ilw
York, passed Gibraltar; Virginia, from
Stettin for New York, passed LewU
Island (June (i).
Free Silvrr Men in Control.
Indianapolis, Ind., June 7. Conventions
to nominate county otllcers and to select
delegates to the Btate convention were
held in eleven counties by the Democr.ua
yesterday and In every instance the free
silver men were In control and Instructed
the delegates to vote for a free silver
Defeat of iHntnbcles.
London, June 7. A dispatch from Bulu
wayo says that Major lturicn Powell, wltii
two columns of whites, attacked the Mata
beles six miles from liuluwayo, killing
180 of them. Threo whites were wounded.
Iiomb Fiends at It Again.
Madrid, Juno 7. Two dynamite car
tridges wero exploded tonight outside of
a house occupied by v priest at Orendain,
near St. Sebastian. The house and other
buildings In the vicinity were badly dam
aged, but nobody was hurt.
Princeton Baccalaureate Sermon.
Princeton, N. J., Juno 7. The bacca
laureate sermon In connection with the
one hundred and forty-ninth annual com.
mencement of Princeton collego wus de
livered In Marquand chapel this morning
by President Patton. Ho chose for his
text: "Ye are the light of the world."
Wind, Haiti and Hail at Chicago.
Chicago, June 7. There was a heavy
wind, rain and ball storm in Chicago this
afternoon and In the southeastern district
much damage was done. Two sail boats
were cnpslsed on the lake and one man,
Cms Schletour, was drowned. :
ARE READY TO BOLT
A SILVER TICKET
Gold Democrats of Illinois Preparing to
THEY MAY NAME A CANDIDATE
Ifthe Democratic or Republican Pint
forms Are Not Satisfactory They
M ill oniinateun Independent Cnu
didatu lor Ircsident--"llonC!.t
Slouey" Clubs to Be Organized.
Chicago, June 7. There was a confer
ence of the gold standard Democrats
from all parts of Illinois yesterday to
debate the advisability of holding a
"boiling" state convention. A score of
prominent men, many of them bankers
and federal office holdeis, were pn sent.
Kx-Congressman Forman, of St. Louis,
the political lieutenant of Col. William
H. Morrison, made a strongly protesting
speech ngRinst the bolting Idea which
originated with the Cook county faction
and thnt the rndical polilcal step be
deferred until after the Peoria state
and Chicago national convention of the
party has passed into history. It was
practically agreed to send a contesting
delegation to Chicago In July so as to
be prepared to have them seated In the
majority in the convention Is favorable.
Speaking for the gold Democrats of
Illinois and placing patriotism before
party In their estimation, the conference
agreed that If the Republican platform
declares for gold and the Democratic
platform for silver, the gold Democrats
will vote for the Republican ticket.
If the Republican money plank Is not
satisfactory the gold Democrats will
name an Independent candidate, appeil
Ing to all citizens of their sentiment to
support It. While they will not "bolt"
the regular ticket unless compelled to
they decided to organize "honest
money" clubs at once In every county
of Illinois so as to be prepared to bolt
and a permanent organisation wns ef
fected with Chorles A. Kwlng, a Deca
tur banker as chairman,
ADVANCE GUARD AT WORK
Locking After the Presidential Booms at
St. Louis McKinley Lithographs
and Badges to Be Distributed.
St. Ixmls, June 7. Ry common con
sent the advance guards of the several
presidential booms made this a day of
rest from the arduous tasks Imposed by
politics. At the hotels the gentlemen
were "out" to all callers.
The matter of accommodating the
negro delegates at the how's has begun
to assume troublesome Importance. The
Business Men's league, desiring to carry
out every promise made in securing the
convention, felt called upon Inst night to
issue a general circular asking that all
public places of amusement, at least for
convention week, accord to the reput
able colored men who will come here
representing their section and their peo
ple In the Republican party such treat
ment as any reputable and respectable
person would receive. A number of en
terprising local negroes have rented an
old club house and fitted It up to enter
tain the colored delegates.
Last evening tile Hon. R. C. Keren's,
Missouri's national committeeman, and
ex-Congressman Frank, left the city to
gether for Canton, O. A telegram from
Major McKinley yesterday was the
cause of this trip a ,tclcgram asking
Mr. Kerens to come for a conference.
Messrs. Kerens and Frank arrived In
Canton this afternoon. They will re
main until ft p. m., returning to St.
Louis via Chicago. The brief telegram
from McKinley gave no hint of the ob
ject of the conference.
" Among the arrivals this evening were
W. U. Gaitree, of Columbus, O., who
will decorate the McKinley headquar
ters at the Southern hotel, anil super
Intend the distribution of badges, litho
graphs and literature. Tomorrow there
will be distributed In this city 10.000
lithographs of McKinley, and a badge
will be given out, being a red ribbon
bearing McKlnley's pjcture and the
wrds "Patriotism, Protection and Prog
ress, Our Nation's Choice,"
. MAGEE FACTION WINS.
Ccncrnlly Successful lit the Republi
can Primaries of Pittsburg.
Pittsburg, June 7. Returns from the
Republican primurics, which were held
In this county yesterday afternoon and
evening, are not all In, but enough have
been received to show that the candi
dates of the Mugee faction have been
generally successful. That faction to
night claims the nomination of all its
candidates in the county except in the
first and second legislative districts.
The Quay or "Reform" party, how
ever, mn In tain that their candidate for
judge and county controller, Messrs.
William H. Rodgers and James A. Grier,
have been nominated.
A novel feature of the election was
the casting of ballots to Indicate the
preference of the electors In the matter
of candidates for the presidency. The
Quay people generally Ignored this issue
and refrained from placing tickets at
the pells from voting on the question,
and the result wns that the returns were
overwhelmingly In favor of McKinley,
In Allegheny, where the Quay faction
showed the greatest strength, out of 20,
000 votes estimated polled, only about
COO were cast for presidential preference,
most of them being for McKinley.
Messrs. Dalzell und Stone were re
nominated for congress without opposi
tion. PITTSBURG SENGERFEST.
Prcsidrnt Cleveland Will Press Rut
ton nt White House to Open It.
Pittsburg, Pn., June 7. At 8 o'clock
tomorrow evening In Exposition Music
hall, In this city, the twenty-eighth
Baengerfcst of the North American
Saengerbund will be ofllclally opened by
President Cleveland pressing a button
In the white house, which will Illuminate
an Immense lyre at the rear of the stage
In the hall. The exercises will consist
of a reception to the visitors, given by
the societies -of two cities, nearly 1,000
voices In a male and mixed chorus, with
soloists and the Fest orchestra.
At the close of tho concert a "Ram
mers" will be held In the old city Mil.
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THE KEWS THIS MOILMXG.
Weather Indications Today
Local Rains; Suutherly Winds.
1 Karly Adjournment Probable.
Ready to Holt Silver Ticket.
Times Straw Kallots.
V'IU Massacres He Repeated?
Had Trolley Accident.
Troops for Souuan.
? Trains Run Trough a Lake.
filance ut the Fifty-fourth Congress.
Killed Wife with an Axe.
S (Local) Crime and Vice in London.
They Identified Their Friends.
Fell Down a Shaft.
Comments of the Press.
5 (Local) Trolley Car Jumped the Track.
Two Men Drowned.
Judgement in Favor of Miss Connors.
8 (Sports) Rase Ball Clames. '
Standing of National League Players.
7 Suburban News.
Market and Stock Reports.
8 News Cp and Down the Vnlley.
Freed from "Lord Ileresfonl."
Plotting Against Major McKinley.
BAD TROLLEY ACCIDENT.
Eoy Killed and Several Persons
Seriously Injured on a Runaway
Car at Brooklyn.
Rrooklyn, N. Y.. Juno 7. One of the
worst trolley accidents occurring In this
city for a long time took place this af
ternoon on the steep grade running
along .13th street from Second to Sixth
avenue. One boy, nged 12, whose Iden
tity could not be ascertained, lost his
life, and nearly a score of persons, most
of them from New York, suffered more
or less serious Injuries.
About 4.40 o'clock car "ill of the ?,Pth
street branch of the Nassau system
started from the ferry at the foot of thnt
street for Coney Island with 133 pas
sengers on board. The car had pro
reeded to within 00 feet of Sixth ave
nue when the trolley suddenly slipped
from the wire and before the fact could
be realized the car started at nn alarm
ing rate backwards toward' the ferry.
The wildest excitement prevailed. Mo
torman Charles White was powerless
to check the speed of the now unman
ageable runaway and do what he might
from the rear platform. Conductor John
Cochran could do nothing with the
brake. After the accident the latter
declared thnt one of the brake chains
had snapped beneath the car as the
momentum wus too great for such an.
After a mad career of nearly four
blocks the flying car left tho track with
a terrific whirl and brought up against
a telegraph pole and tho curb. In.
striking the curb one of the forward
wheels was smashed and the body of the
car wns lvidly shattered.
As the liberated car flew down 3!)th
street the passengers began Jumping
off to save themselves which accounts
for the number of Injured. The youth
who was killed fell or was pitched out
slmuitancouuly with the crash against
The left side of his head struck the
sharp edge of the coping and was
crushed almost to a Jelly. The most
severely Injured are: Mary Evans, aged
45, Brooklyn, su: tallied Internal Injuries
as well as fractured both legs and urmn.
She will probably die.
ISernnrd Leroy, nged 21, New York,
breast and collar bone broken.
Gardner Simon, nged l.r, ftow York,
contusions of head and arms and body.
The conductor and motorman were
placed under arrest. A searching In
vestigation Is being made.
MASON FOUND A TREASURE.
Discovered Diamonds Worth 9 1, ZOO
Two Feet 1'niler (r.innu.
Allegheny City, pp., June 7. It was
learned today that 2S diamonds, worth
$2,r,nn, were found by John Dunn, a
stone mason, a week ago. He was em
ployed by Contractor liuckenstoin, and
was engiigi'd in tearing awHy the
old foundation of n house that occupl d
thee orner of Kr.st and First Ptrrets
for M0 years, and found the unset spark
lers wrapped In a piece of chamois tkln,
several feet ber.eath the surface.
No one has laid claim to the stones.
Death of Joseph Tyrell.
Wilkcs-Uiirre, Pa., June 7. Joseph C.
Tyrell, aged til yonrs, died suddenly nt ills
residence. In Kingston, today of heart
disease. He was one of the largest eon
tractors In the Wyoming valley, havlii:
built nearly all the important eoul break
ers In the anthracite region. The decc.nsed
was born In Wntertown, Conn., and ha3
lived In this valley since 1504.
Women in Charge of Insurance.
Mollne, III., June 7. Mesdames C. E. Na-
son and C. W. Qleason. prominent In so
clety of this city, today assumed charge
of the Insurance business of C. F. Mem
enwny, cashier of the Mollne National
bank. This city enjoys the distinction of
being the fourth In the United States hav
ing women exclusively conducting an In
sura nee business.
Competitor Documents Arrive.
Madrid, June 7. The documents relative
to the seizure of tho American schooner
Competitor and the sentencing to denth of
Alfredo Lnborde, Owen Milton, William
Klnle, Kilns IJe-Pa nnd Teodore M'.izn,
who were on board of her, have arrived
here. They will bo Immediately submitted
to the military and naval council.
Corbott Will Meet Slinrkcy.
San Frnnclsco, June 7. James J. Corbett
and Tom Sharkey met last night and
Signed articles to moot in a 4-round eon-
test at Mechanyns' pavilion, in this city
June 2S. Ity tho terms of the agreement
If S'narkcy Is on his feet at tho end of
tho fourth round the match Is to be do
Clared a draw.
Herald's Weather Forecast.
New York. Juno 8. lit the Middle state.
today, fair, wnrmer, fresh to light south
erly nnd southeasterly winds, followed by
cloudiness on tho coast. On Tuesday, fair
to partly cloudy fresh southerly winds,
with slight changes and local rain In
Nearly Four Thousand Killed.
Paris, Juno 7. The Eclair learns that In
tho disaster on the Khodynskl Plain, nt
Moscow, last Saturday, on the occasion of
the distribution of free food and drink to
the populace, 8,873 persons were killed, and
The Cretans Liable to Suffer the Fate of
RUSSIA'S ACTION IS AWAITED
I'uless Foreign Powers Interfere the
Rebellious Inhabitants of the Island
of Crete Will Probably Hecome Vic
tims ol the llloodthirxty Turks.
Berlin, June 7. The concert of the
powers relative to tho situation In the
island of Crete Is of much the same
character as was the now exploded en
tente of the powers In regard to Ar
menia, and all semblance of unity of
purpose Is certain to disappear upon
the slightest approach to a collision of
Interests. The Cologne dinette In an
exhaustive article on the subject thor
oughly lights up the situation, and the
writer pointedly declares that Germany
will take no direct part In events In the
east, and merely desires thnt order shall
be maintained and the stntus quo con
tinued. The policy of Ucrmany upon
this question, the writer adds. Is Identi
cal with that of the other powers and
above all that of Kussln. The Gazette
In Its article which accompanies this
communication gives no hint, however,
to the drift of the char's policy, to which
Germany Is alleged to be attached.
The Vosslsche Zeltung, In an article
on the same subject, asierts that Rus
sia Is exerting a practical protectorate
over the Turkish empire and will not,
under any circumstances, allow any
power to Interfere, nor will sne accede
to anything tending towards a separa
tion or dismemberment of thp sultan's
dominions. Pursuing the subject, the
"Will Russia so Influence the negotia
tions of the powers as to cause delay,
whirh will enable the Turkish troops in
the island of Crete, which have now
been Increased to 18,000 men. to over
power the Cretans and repeat the Ar
GRECIAN FLEET MOBILIZED.
The king of Greece and the Grecian
ministry seem to rely upon the war
ships which the powers have sent to
Caneo nnd Rrllmo to intervene In the
event of a massacre of the Cretans by
the Turks, but nt the rame time the
Ureeinn fleet Is being moolllzed and four
Ironclads nnd a cruiser l.lth fifteen tor
pedo boats are ready to make their ap
pearance in Cretan waters without the
sanction of Russia If the unanimous
voice of the Greek people shall compel
the government to act. The Cretan
delegates who are now at Athens have
presented an appeal to the Greek gov
ernment for a union of Crete with
Greece, which was drawn up by nn as
sembly of Cretan deputies which was
held at Vamos on May 21.
Ofliclal Information has been received
here that the czar and czarina will come
to Herlin about the middle of August
and after completing their visit here
proceed to Vienna: -
Violent hurricanes, accompanied by
rnln, have prevailed throughout Ger
many within the last two days, causing
great damage to property. The tele
graph and telephone wires have been
prostrated and communication by wire,
particularly through the telephone. Is
TROOPS FOR SOUDAN.
English War Office Authorizes an Early
Departure A Victory Over Natives
k London, June 7. The marquis of
Lansdowno, secretary of state of war,
has received a telegram dated Akasheh,
June 7, evening, from Sir Herbert
Kitchener, Sirdar of the Egyptian ar
"We surprised the enemy ot dawn nt
Flrket. They resisted gallantly holding
the hills and villages, but were com
pletely defeated nnd their retreat cut
off. We captured their camp and all
their camels, horses, and provisions.
Our ca'tiallties wire slight. The trojps
behaved cxcelb ntiy."
Tho unr office Iras ordered the heads
of staff to prepare for the despatch of
5,700 troops at the end of August. Part
of thes.e will go to Egypt, while the re
mainder will lie' UK'd ti replace the
drafts from Gibraltar and Malta, from
which place troops now there will be
sent to Join the Soudan expedition.
The orders indicate that 8,5U0 lfrltish
troops will take part in tlio expedition
In September. The Indian contingent
will then number nearly 4,0uO, making
the combined strength of the Anglo
Egyptian forces about 21,000 men.
An advance on Dongol;:. would not re
quire such an army. The objective
point Is now believed to be Omdurmnn
and Kassaln and the wiping out of the
Muhdistft. If the plnnti are successful
the Indian troops will move from Su
nklm in July and occupy Erkowlt, thirty
miles southwest of that place, on the
road to Knssula, Here they will go into
cantonment, which will be made the
base of an advance on Kassala and
The negotiations between the British
and Italian governments regarding
Kassaln joint to a joint occupation early
In the autumn. In assenting to aban
don Karsala the Italian government re
turns It nominally to Egypt. The Egyp
tian treasury, under English guarantee,
will pay Italy part of the sum expended
In the defence of Kassnla against the
dervishes. Italy needs the money, and
can surrender her hold upon the place
A dispatch from Akasheh, the ad
vanced post occupied by the Egyptian
troops In tho Soudan, states that 1,000
Dervishes were killed In the fighting at
and around Flrket, including their com
mander. Emir Hammudn. The Egyp
tian loss was 70 klhed and S2 wounded.
No Action in Iliiiu.nond's Case.
London, June 7. A dispatch from Pre
toria, which was sent fron' that place last
evening and reached here this morning,
says, upon tho authority cf the Digger's
News, that the reform com.nlUce leaders
hsvo not yet been released, but a decision
has been postponed until June 11, owing to
tho objection raised to the ousting of a
proxy vote In the executive council for Mr,
J. M. A. Wolmanans, a member of the
L council, who Is absent from Pretoria,
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