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The Beet Suaar Men Take the Bit
In Their Teeth- and Over
rule the Chair.
RIDE ROUGH SHOD
OVER THE LEADERS
The Amended Sill Is Passed in the
House by a Vote of 24.7 to 52.
Provisions of the Measure Mr.
Roberts of Massachusetts Spiings
One of the Surprises of the Day.
Wants to Take Duty Off Hides.
By Kuluslve Wire from The Asoc i.itcil Press.
" "Washington, April IS. The Demo
crats anil the Republican Insurgents
rode rough-shod over the house lead
CIS today when the voting1 began on
the Cubun leeiprocity bill. They over
threw the ruling of the chair in the
committee of the whole on the ques
tion of thcgormnncness of an amend
ment to remove the differential from
1 crlned nugar during the existence of
thu reciprocity agreement piovlded for
in the bill. The vote to over-i ule the
decision of the choir, made by Mr.
Sherman, of New York, was 171 to 130,
Republicans to the number of 37 Join
ins with a solid Democratic vote to
accomplish this result. Having won
this- preliminary victory, the amend
ment was adopted In committee, 161
111, and later, in the house, by a still
larger majority, 1PD-105. On this vote,
Gt Republicans -voted with the Demo
crats for the amendment. The bill
then was passed by an overwhelming
An analysis of the vote shows tli.it
JJI Republicans and 123 Democrats
voted for the amended bill and VI Re
publicans and ten Democrats against
it. Mr. Giosvenor, of Ohio, was one of
those who voted against the bill. The
voting on the bill was the culmination
of a long struggle, which begun al
most with the opening of this session
of congress, and after two weeks of
continuous debate, during which much
bitterness was aroused. Today's de
bate was of an exceedingly lively char
acter, the feature being the echoes of
( last night's Democratic caucus.
To that caucus the defeat of the Re
publican leaders, who sought to pas-s
the bill without amendment, is nt
ti Ibutnble. Previous to the holding of
the caucus, the Democrats were very
much divided, and the opposition of
the Republican beet sugar men showed
signs of abating. Today, when it be
came apparent that the Democrats
would net together, the beet sugar men
decided at a meeting attended by 32 of
them, to take the bit In their teelh
ond over-ride the chair. As soon as
this combination was effected, the Re
publican leadeis realized that they
would lie defeated, so r.ir as the re
moval of the differential was con-
. cerned, and Mr. Payne, the Republican
leader, contented himself with warning
Ills beet sugar colleagues that In 10
movlng the dlfrerenti.il they were tak
ing off a bit of protection placed in the
Dlngley bill especially fur the benelll
of the beet sugar pioducers. The
Deniocr.'ils attempted to follow up their
advantage when the dlh'ereutinl
amendment was adoptee", by offering
the Babcoi k bill and others amend
ments to i educe the Dlngley schedules-',
but on thesV amendments the Re
publicans declined to stand with them,
and the Democrats did not piess them
vlgoiously. One of the surprises of the
session was the attempt of Mr. Rob
erts, a Massachusetts Republican, to
take the duty off hides. He offered two
amendments and appealed once from
the decision of the chair, but was voted
down each time.
The bill, us passed, ruthorlzes tho
president, us soon ns may be after the
crtubllshment of an Independent gov
ernment hi Cuba, and the enactment
by said government of Immigration,
exclusion und contract labor laws as
restrictive as those of the Vnlted
Kli.tes, to negotiate a reciprocal trade
agreement with Culm, by which, in le
turn for equivalent concessions, tlin
Vnlted States will grant a reduction of
twenty per cent, from the Dlngley
jates on goods coming into the United
States from Cuba, such agreement to
ccutluuQ until Deceniner 1, 1903. Dur
ing the existence of such, agreement,
the duty on refined sugars and all su
gar,', above Xo. it), Dutch stundurd, Is
to be I.Sl'.'i per pound.
No Repuhl i an member front Penn
sylvania voted with the Democrats for
the amendment, nor did any Pennsyl
vania member vote against tho amend
ed bill on Its final passage,
The Chinese Sill.
In view of the action of thu senate
lust night, In muking the Chinese ex
clusion substitute an amendment to tho
house bill, it Is expected that the action
of the sentitu will be ctlHogreed to, In
order to send the bill to conference.
By this parliamentary proceduie, tho
California members feel assured that
the ultimate measure of exclusion can
be no less than that hi the senute bill,
and they hopo to seem-a t'le ticeeptawu
of sonio of the house provisions In con
ference. Sympathy Strike t Schenectady,
y Inclusive Wire from The Assocliled Press.
Schenectady, !. y Apitl IB.-The incmhers of
llio Moulder' union in the (,'enerul tfleitrle woiki
lift (heir work today in .vmpathy with the metal
polishers und tiii'w niaheiy, who are on strike,
'lie trllersi My that theie aie now- 1, 103 nwn
out, but tho company liwl.u tint only 700 have
lelt their places. Two thousand machinist, left
tho work tl!- afternoon and at (hey went out
kua'fi'J" i'l ollir oiuulove. iulucd Hum.
MAY ESTABLISH REGENCY
The Illness of Queen Wllhelminn
Has Caused Much Anxiety
at The Hague.
fly l'.xcliisltc Wire from The Associated Pre.
Tho Hague, April 18. The question of
establishing u regency Is being earnest
ly consldcied by the Netherlands gov
ernment and It Is thought probable, In ,
view of the possibly long Illness of the I
queen, that the state's general (purlin- ,
meat) will be summoned, In joint ses- ,
slon, at an early dato to take action in
The gates of Castle Loo have been
placarded with a notification rending:
"Typhoid fever within." This was In
compliance with the Dutch law requir
ing every h',use In which a case of con
tagious dispose exists to post u notice
to that off'.": outside.
It has not yet been discovered whore
her majesty contracted the disease. It
Is declined that, while the water sup
plied to the castlo Is- good, the queen
has been In the habit of drinking ster
Het Loo. Holland, April IS. 7 p. m.
Queen Wllhelnilna's fever has not
abated, but the condition of the royal
patient Is said to be satisfactory. Her
majesty's phslclans are said to be less
anxious, it Is believed the malady will
not assume the ordinary malignant
character. Queen Wllhelminn Is visit
ed by her doctors three times a day.
She is supposed to have contracted her
illness as I he lesult of a chill.
Among the cable messages received
at the palace today Inquiring about
the queen's pi ogress was one from
VAN WORMER BOYS
They Must Pay the Penalty for the
Murder of Peter A. Hallenbeck
on Christmas Eve.
Dy Ewlujhc Wire fiom The Associated Pre?.
Hudson, N. Y April 18. Burton,
Willis and Fred Van Wormer were
found guilty of murder in the first de
gree this morning for the shooting of
their uncle, Peter A. Hallenbeck, at
Greenport on Chiis-tmas eve.
Within fifteen minutes after the re
port of the jury Justice Chester sen
tenced the brothers to die in the elec
tric chair at Clinton prison, Dannu
mora, duilng the week of May 30, 1902.
The piisoners received their Bentence
coolly, answering the questions put to '
them in a loud clear voice. As they
were taken out of the court room Fred
remarked to Chief of Police Lane:
"Pretty tough luck isn't it."
Peter A. Hallenbeck was shot In his
houe nt Greendale, N. Y where he
lived with his aged wife. The story,
as brought out on the stand' by the
prisoners themselves and their cousin,
Harvey Bruce, who, while he was with
them at the time of the niuuler, was
not on trial, was that the Van Woimers
bought face masks at the store of one
Imond Venner in Klnderhook, where
they lived, on the day before Christ
mas and then hired a one-horse team
at a livery stable and drove neuily
twenty miles to their uncle's house.
They first peeieil Into the chinch win
dows at that place to make sure that
Charles Hallenbeck, the old man's son,
and his wife weie not with their father.
Then they pioceeded to the house, rang
the bell and as soon us the door opened
began firing with revolvers at the aged
man. 'Wheu he was dead they went
back to their team, which they had
hitched In the yard, iliove u distance
down the road, removed their masks,
turned their coats lightslde out and
reached Klnderbiook again late that
night. The motive for the murder was
declared by the prosecution to be due
to ii family feud.
TRIAL OF LIEUTENANT DAY.
Says Filipinos Were Shot at Order
of Major Glenn.
Ily KmIuiUu Wlie fiom The Aviclutel I'icni.
Manila, April IS. Lieut. John H. A.
Day, of the marine corps, testified to
day at his trial by conic martlul on
the charge of executing natives of
Saniar without trial, that the presl
deule of llasey, Hainar and his lellow
plotteis were shot, as he belluied, by
lilt ordeis of Major Uleuii.
Thu trial was adjourned until April
Lieut. Cook of the scouts, Is to be
tried by court mnitlal on charges sim
ilar to those htniiKht against Major
Waller and Lieut. Day,
LAND TO BE CONDEMNED
Hi huhishe Wlie fium The Aoiljn IN hi,
ii.ttji.lmis,', l'.i,, Apnl lis. 'I he (;olljliuiK lUf
tl.'hiM .Vuiou.d INiit, iuliililUjl li.K tturtcd luncl
loiiilemiutluu inuutilhi.;, ., ,i.iiilu' fin miK
niiHi-i fuiii lutti hi IhhI now imneil by .MM,
I', II. I'fitlei, The iliKt ut mil four ucus U ill,
lulnl In Hi.' lefi of lUneotk atrmic, two mull
ll.uU In the light of the miiiii jiii u tourlli of
m i'l four mil',, Jlong the Kiiuiiiniimi; lojd, 'the
wlwlrt aiMiiifaleii fill uhd oue'hilf acii". A
iUjI uf the IrJiU lunlaln wlu.ihlo iljy ilqi.i.lU
wliiih ,ue now u.ul In lliu miuufjifuio of biliU.
Increase for the Moulders.
Uy Kclushu WJic iiom 'llio AMKljted Picu.
WIII.ivH.irre, April IS. Tho iimuliler and Hr.t.
luj inechjitUs of thu Viiluii lion worki wero
lodoy alien u loluntary Intrejue of 13 unU 4
day, inaklnir their uuges now t!U a day. IhU
inoinlni; the imploji of the Kliigsluu uoiU tic.
iniudcd a minimum rale of ii.M a iljy,
Hamilton Captures Doers.
Py L'icliulie Wire from the Awiclited 1'reii.
Itltik.Mlorp, 'li.iiwuiil Culcny, Apill 18. (Jen
eul lun lljinlllun, In n. further drive, lu up.
lured t-lily-four lloeu.
FIRST DEFENDERS MEET.
Less Than 120 Survive tho 480 Who
Passed Through Baltimore.
By Kuluslve Wire from The Assoehlcd I'lCtf.
Poltsvllle, l'n,, April IS. The Na
tional First Defenders Association of
Pennsylvania celebrated ltd annual re
union here, being the guests of tho
PoUhvIHp fire department. Forty-one
yen rM ugo the live companies of first
defenders, unarmed, passed through it
mob in Baltimore on their way to
There wore 480 soldiers In this band
of first defenders, but today there are
less fhun IL'O survivors. The reunion
today was held In Centenntnl hall, and
upon Its conclusion a banquet was
given to the defenders and firemen,
The association elected the following
President, Cliarles Sllngluff. Norrls
town: vice-presidents. Bernard Rellly,
Philadelphia; Wit' n Fix, Reading;
Kilns Elsenblse, Chester; I gnat z Gros
ser, Allentown, and Henry Yerger, Po
loulto; secretary, F. B. Bunnan, Potts
vllle; trcusurer, II. A. Eisenblse, Ches
ter. A committee wan appointed to ar
range the details for the perpetuation
of the First Defenders' association by
electing their sons and daughters members.
Canal Document Which Was
Recalled Is Again Delivered
to State Department.
By I'.xelusiie Wire from 'the Asml.itd l'reti.
Washington, April 18. The Colombian
canal protocol, which was delheied at
the state department on April 1 and
afterward lecalled by Minister Concha
for modifications, was again piesented
to Secretary Hay today.
The proposal as to price is set out as
One year after tho exchange of ratifi
cations of a treaty, the United States
shall puy Colombia the lump sum of
$7,000,000. This figure will represent
fourteen years' rental at $500,000 a year.
At the end of the foftrteen years' period
the price which tho United States shall
pay each year is to be fixed by mutual
consent of the two countries. In case
the parties cannot agree upon a sum,
it will be left to an arbitrator selected
between the two governments. The pro
tocol provides for the nppbintnient of a
joint commission representing Colombia
and the United States, which will ar
range and provide for all matters per
taining to the administration of affniis
within the proposed -oanal belt, Includ
ing the membership of the mixed tri
bunals for the administration of justice
and other steps necessary to the Joint
occupntlon of the belt. It is realized
that the building of a Panama canal
would bring great numbers of persons
of all sorts and conditions to the Isth
mus and for this reason It has been
provided that the policing of the strip
shall be performed by both American
and Colombian constables, neither of
these nationalities, it is held, being
efficient without the aid of the other.
It Is stated positively in an authori
tative quarter that the modifications
for which the protocol was recalled
were In no sense a retraction of any of
the proposals embodied In it at its foi
iner presentation, but were In the na
ture of explanations which make cer
tain points clearer, but do not change
The retention of Colombian sover
eignty over the canal land Is a point
w hlch has been consistently adhered to
all through the piotocol and none of Its
provisions relinquish this sovereignty
in any degree, it is stated. The proto
col consists of twenty-seven articles
and represents an exhaustive study of
more than a year. Viewed as a study
and as a oompiehenslve presentation,
it is legardpd very favorably at the
IN DURANCE VILE
The I'-Flylng Dutchman" Committed
to Jail on Charge of Forg
ing Royali Names.
By Kvlushe Wlie fiom The Atsoeinted INeai.
Beiiln.April IS. Hermann Gnnswindt,
whose so-called flying machine has at
tracted wide attention heie and abroad,
was ariested today for protracted de
ception, forgery and gullying the pub
lic Into subscribing for shares of an
aeioplaae company. He obtained money
In small sums from bundled of persons.
Oanswindt recently flooded the papers
heie with Immense advertisements of
flying machines containing the endoise
nieiit of clergymen and other persons
inexperienced In business, fiom all
parts of aennuny. It transpires that
smut) of the names weiu foiged, in
cluding the name of Duke Krnst Oueu
ther, of Schlewswlg-Holsteln, Kmpeioi
William's biother-lii-luw, Tho police
had long suspected Guuswindt, and de
tectives hud been working on the caso
live months. He. recently offeied to the
war minister, for :'0,000,000 marks, n Hy
ing machine which, he said, would teach
tho planet JIars, The prisoner also
claimed to huvii invented a motor
having multiplying power, resulting in
a soil of perpetual motion.
Onnswindt, who wuh originally a law
yer und then a farmer, hud been ex
peilinentlug for ton years with vailous
visionary inventions, none of which
inuctlcally realized his expectations.
Hanged, According to Law.
By K$tlJs!e Wire Iroin The Aoelaled l're
Poiialdsoiiillle, f.a,, Apill IS. Kills Wahliigoii
and I'liil Wallme, iietsroea were luinjul heie todjy
fo,r the imudcr of Leo Ueisiiur, .1 nealthy blorc
Ueepir on the nlnlit of January 12, A ilUttiilunie
luil ooiurred In a t.iloon adjpiiiinir CeUnur's
ttore and teieral negioiM went outtlite, (icUnur
sent out word lo cease tho nolle. "Tell flelmur
lo ionic out hlimelf," lh honied. In reply.
When (leUmer appeared he nhot dead. A
number of negroes Mem captured and wholeujli
lj lulling were piviented with difficulty. M'jjh
inglcm and WulUic were lomktu1
Was Presented to the Gonlerence
bu the Presldina Elder, Dr.
DURING THE YEAR
None of the Districts of the Confer
once Had n More Satisfactory
Showing to Make Than, the Wyom
ing Work of the Conference Is
Proceeding Slowly and It Is Prob
able the Appointments Will ' Not
Be Announced Until Next Tuesday
Afternoon Afternoon Devoted to
the Women's Home Missionary
Speilal from a buff Correspondent.
"Waverly, April IS. This is the slow
est conference that Wyoming has le
corded. The third day finds the busi
ness at tho same point usuajly reached
on tho first forenoon. PIshop Merrill
has not seemed to be in a hurry, and
as a consequence everything Is de-
iti:v. .t. w. xinioi.bov,
P.ibtor of the JlithodNi. ( jlirch at Wanrly. -. Y.
layed. At the present rate of speed 'we
shall not hear the appointments be
fore next Tuesday afternoon.
Dean Wright gave the second of his
lectures in the morning on "A- Trlnl-'
tailan view of the Divine Unit." It
was an exposition of the divinity of
Christ and was heard with Interest.
Dean JlucChesney, of Syracuse uni
versity, made an appeal for his work.
John Archbold has -paid $300,000 of the
$400,000 given conditionally, and every
cent of indebtedness has been met.
However, more funds aie needed to
keep un expenses.
Dr. Thirkleld made an appeal for the
Freedmen's Aid and Southern Educa
tional society, and a collection was
taken for the John II. Race memorial
Tho following weie passed In their
studies und advanced t the second
year: J. R. Austin, H. B. Burns, W.
M. Bouton, W. D. Lathrope, T. Living
stone, C. H. Seward. W. JIacAlpIne, L.
D. Tyler, A. 13. Potter.
Ilany Hurned was discontinued, as
he had taken work In the Troy eon
feience. W. R. McDeimott wus con
tinued in studies of the tlist year to
Fourth Year Men.
Tho following were advanced to
studies of the fourth year: K. A. Mar
tin, J. N. lleuker, O. A. Wnrbiirton,
David Kvans. The class of the fourth
y ar were elected to eiders' orders as
f (lows: V. S. Adams, K. Colwell, D.
11. flridloy, Frank James, W, "W. Wat
jous und David Kvans.
Itev. Dr. I.. C. Floyd gave the pre
siding elder's icport of the Blngham
ton district. It Is his final year in this
office, and the report was detailed and
interesting. There are 76 churches,
valued ut $.'110,000 In the district, with
8,000 niembeis and S.000 children In
Sunday schools, Dr. Floyd has
preached 173 sermons and tinveled
11,000 miles. Debti have been paid to
the amount of $11,000, with $40,000 on
Tlev. J. II. Cook, In the happiest pos
sible way, made a pres'entatlon speech
In which two huiulsoiiie photogravures,
the Ilotfmaii "Christ und tho Doctors"
and "Christ and the Ruler" wore given
to the retiring presiding elder by his
district. .Mr, Cook paid a high trib
ute to the faithful beautiful work ac
complished by Dr. Floyd. It was with
the deepest emotion that the leclplent
acknowledged the valuable gift,
Presiding Rider C. II. Hayes guve the
report of the Chenango district,
After singing "I'm the Child of a
KlnB," led by J. H, Sunnier, the repoit
of HuuemlulH district was lead by J, V,
Warner, piesldlng elder. It was most
Interesting, In purt It nppeurs below;
Honesdale District Report.
'Ihu ilU.ilit i-iiil.niic., lenlfory in M louutiet
in I'lhiujlliiuU and t0 i'l .New Yolk, i.i lamely
liiul, mill In win- mi lions Hiy riniscl, Of llie
nlMlv-sIt ii'ular iipolulnienU couiioihit: the
ilurfcj,, ihlrty'foui' can he leached by rail. The
rcmaliilncr iij.vp uie from two to leu 111II1.1
fium the nearot ullinail iiallou, The mini vm
laliou is eomtuntly levenliife' and lie depletion
of he countiy i but buvly met by the tjiowtli
of the tortiix. 'flie nilnutu of ten ,iaw aito
bhtmed .a'il mciuhns In full I'onmctlun. Iit
eur thero wrre but S.luil or an uiliante of 37
in leu ,ie.ir. The aitRreifalc of lollectloin In lMi
w.n ifl,a. last .M'Jr Is w iJ,.',Tl. An uiliauen
of l,.ril'J. 'I he inireasc of membeiibii li.iu been
but fin per uiit. In ten jrar, but Ihe Inereaio
for bcnciolen"? has been more Ihau tlility.cight
per lent, llcnac in IhU It. It Mill shown u
clearer icioirultlon of th Divine claim nwn cur
mute rial bulKlame.
Most of the ilnrce!! hav jiMiil aotnc inalerlal
Couttuuid on 1'ace Li. J
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PASSENGER TBAIN DERAILED.
Six Persons Are Injured on the P.,
V. & C. Near Charlcroi,
By !!xeluie Hiro from The AiwUtcd l'rrta.
Moiionguholu, Pa., April IS. Passon
ger train No. 10, on tho rittsburg, Vir
ginia and Charleston railroad, wns de
railed near Charlerol, Pa., this morn
ing, and a number at passengers in
Juied, none fatally. Those most ser
iously hurt were:
KM.tAlt HAm.HACKKIt, Ouifnmt.1, V rliit
Icr cnnhnl nnil head bully lai eralcd.
J. IJ. MASTKItfj. Coal Cenler, 1M., left Icr
rrtMied and rut nliout f ice nd lnnil.
W1M.IAM lilllibU'S, l).iB?a(?enmsler, I'ltto'inm;
left lei; broken, lmncl.i niatijrlrd and biuised
Mil: VAN litKIIMAN, Cliailerol, Pa cut about
fare and hand,
JAMi:S STITUIIti, HoniMlcail, Vi back hurt mid
cut about face 11ml bands.
I', A. BTIIKttMAN, residence unknown, cut about
lianda und fate.
The accident, It Is thought, was
caused by the brakeshoe catching on
the rail and tearing the front truck off
Trafllo was suspended for several
Olympian Games Among' the
Ily fXtlusHc Wire from 0 lie Aawciated Press.
Chicago. Anril 18. Genuine surprise
' and enthusiasm greeted the announce
' ment tonight of the plans for the
cbming International Olympian games
in this city.
Before two hundred distinguished
guests at a banquet of the Press club,
the announcements were made In a
seiles of addresses of Olympian games
officials and other notables in whose
honor the banquet was held. A cable
gram received fiom Sir Thomas Iipton
during the banquet was read, touching
upon the participation by himself and
his new challenger, Shamrock III, in
the international yachting feature of
the games. The principal speaker of
the evening was President Henry J.
Furber, of the international Olympian
games commission. Among others who
spoke were Frank B. Noyes, president
of the Associated Press; President Ed
mund J. James, of Northwestern uni
versity: Mayor Carter H. Harrison;
President Edwin A. Munger, of the
Hamilton club, and Rt. Rev. Bishop
Samuel D. Fallows.
" The plans outlined include a struc
ture of steel and concrete exceeding In
size the great Flavian amphitheatre of
Rome, and having a seating capacity
ten times that of the Madison Square
Garden, New York. President Furber,
In the course of his remarks, said:
"The games of 1904 will undoubtedly
consume a large portion of September
and October, and the efforts will be
principally diiected along six geneial
fiist The oild' champion conte.-tt .ill bo
organized In standaiil icim, iniludiupf iHd
and track athletic, equt'attiunl-ni, jachtinir, low
ing, billiards, turning and all oilier game in
ternational in character.
Second r.hibltioiH will bo given of the fnoru
peculiar lo wrloiu countilci of the world, fu
ller this head properly will fall base ball, .faijj'i
d,e uiestliiur, I'remh Miate, or ljoing with the
feet, German RtlilaeRer contests, bounieraiur
throwing, tho naiigiitlon of dllfeienl lypea of
water ciaft, etc,
ly cxperiemo a minister lo Siam louilmci
me th.u the Asiatic feituies of (lie names will be
1 no of Ihe minted attraclionis ,iuu cm offei.
'Ihe spurt of oui meat west, im hiding: i cutest
with Ihe la'-sci and tho wild lion rjif will nil
null) bo imporlunt ftattircs of the piiiKrauime,
Third The iftuely ulhletic exhibitions v. ill bo
1 ail itl by liUturk.il dlspla.i-., speLtaiuhr in na
ture. IlieniiiK upiesentjlioiH will he uhni of
ihe game-i of iiuiient linvi i and ltume anil of
Die tourue.is of llicili.iin.il 1 mope, with appto
piiito LnsUiuit", paiiiuutiy .mil .sitting, tlie brill
ijlii.s of I lion- aioius to he irii illy lieiuhteued by
iiieaun of tho illumiiiitlon-. and the , mtri iiuK .it
tlteit-i which uioiiiiu fcii'iice li-i.s placed .it cur
I'omth As llio IiIkIhvi ileitlcpmeul of phjsl'.il
activity, the luilltny e.viiUcs will be lui'1-icl
parlfciihirly pinmlnent, l'ii.i'. will be kulii in
nil biam-hc, the lumpilllioiis for the awaids It
iiiK of a iialiue In lest llio pinlkiency ut tho
paillclpjuts, not only in pai.idc lirouml chill,
bill nioio epeiiall. ill those qualities which Und
to under Hum effective combatant-.. All depait.
liiehts of tho MTlleo will bo lepiesenteil; .mil it
is hoped that the games may no btlinuhitc Int'Iie.st
In uiillliir.v atfalis .is to be no mean t.ulia' in Ihe
leiaKiniatlim of the ualionul guard auiii; Ihe
lines leioiuiiiendt-d by I'leildciil ItuoseMlt lo tin
fedeial iiingi eis,
I'lfth The uitruniAilion of a eouipiilKiioiie e.
hlliillun of poitlut; apparatus unci ei.iipine.u, in.
ilmliiiK' not ciil weapon., the implements nn
pln.ied In dltfeiiut K-uues and other inauimatj oli
ji'i'l', bin alio li"isw, I.iiuiItii," dog cuilei
pleuus ami Held and toii.it (.umc,
Mllli 'lliele will Ixi ti dipailmeiit lalled th
Oljmple lomtnss, in which it Is Intended tint nil
other ftaltirti- of the game' thai I i nliiiluate. In
an auilltuiiiitii puiidicl foi the puiposc, urg in
iatliini cli lute d to tiiitsuia!!hip, .illilellm .iiul
mllltaiy matins will be halted lu hold their
piueial loiiuutlons, Ihe ..tope of the ciiiiurirs I e.
Ini; lu eliud licyinul Ihe purily lechliliil pli isv
of atblellie. II is Intended to Iialte lie presence'
of phjli l.m-, physiologies, .m, holul.',-. up-le-eiitallies
of the pulpit, mtlllaiy epeit. and
nihil MicntUtx, In older to ilcducc timl fuiinu
late, for puipusa of publleatUu, muuo cunchi.liin
as may hu uathiied fiom the nileutlflu study of
the unite-its ami Ihe pntidputiU lhiien,
.Net to the reliiiloii of Ihu uiuiliy and Its
faun of h'ou'imiieul nut him; perhaps esoits a
mom potent liilhumo upon national i li.ir'U ( c
Ihau the liaiues and leiieatlons ol the people,
Tlie phjslcil tialnlmr ot tho tlinkt, edilblt.'d lu
Ihe Obmplau names nt olden tniiii-, niiiuil Im
lliat nation (Is 1 1 1 1 1 11 a I s supreuiai,i and uudouht.
iill wuji a fin tin iudeiihiplui: thitiiiiise of beau
ty which found epie-iou bufli in a fchool uf
plastlu .nt, and in lllciJIuio whlili ueui tus beiu
A sladlum lapable of healing at leut W.iKM
pioplo will be eptcially lonstimlcd on the bor
ders of I.al.c' JllchlsJii and ample pniision will
be made fur tlie dlteition of the public while
gamen .no nut in pi'ic.-.s. Mnslo of the bet
ipulily, cifcs and eauleu restaurants will be pio.
tided, the grounds at night belt'i; effeithely II
liiuilnalul. No effoit will lu spared to lender the guinea
In 1UOI, in attr.utlicne.si, in dignity and in point
of Installation equal to any cihihltioii of ait mil
iilemc- which luic eter bieu oigauitd. l.'uilneni
officials and piomliiint nun frnm nil pails ot the
world will be invited to utUud, while the pics
cnic of numerous European potenl.ites and ntlm
dignitarieii both at the gumes of Athens und uf
I'arl.s jibtifles Ihe ikpcctattvu that Amcilca will
be fimlUilr lionoicd.
DUN'S REVIEW OP TRADE
Weather Conditions Potent for Good
During the PaBt Week Retail
By Kxeliulto Wire from The Aunclaled Presi.
New York, April 18. It. O. Dun &
Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade tomorrow
Weather conditions bale bcn potent during
(he past wcrlf. Hetall distribution wiw gteatly
accelerated, which in turn enlarged jobbing tiude
and brought more piosame on manufacturers for
prompt ililpnunt; agricultural work wns facili
tated and building operations made rapid nrog
res. Some labor controversies wire settled and
othera were averted. ComplalnlH are ntlll head
regarding tardy deliveries, but freight Is Uss
ljuotalions of Iron and steel cannot jet be con
sidered infilled, but the tuaikct is following a
natural mim-e, despite tie cllorts of leading iu
teiests to maintain n cnmerwitiv,) position.
Supply and ilenund mast In the long urn govern
pi Ices, mid, hi this industiy, needs are greater
than unliable slocU, although the productive ci
pailly has largely tvepmded. Machinery mil
baidware lines nbaie lu the exceptional activity
and doing a In if k cxpoit business in hpile ol high
Cotton good have not followed the rlueluallons
in the raw miteriil, although lis stienglh bu
contiibuted to the (.tcudlness of the finished piod
net. Woolen goods aie In less urgent demand.
drain and meals have continued veiy 'trong.
There wns some logical explanation of the mi
nine In coin, inteiior leceipU falling lo 8.7,0J
bushels for the week, while Allintie oxporln iosp
to 3SI,S0.1 Inishils, an unusually large total for
lecent times, although inull by comparlon with
Ihe coiresponding week in picccdlng can. Wheat
was sustained by expmts fiom all porta of 4,4SV
:r,2 bushel.o, flour included, against J.,(U'J,S91 a
.voir ago. ,
Kailuies foe the luek nunibered 201 in the
t'liited Mates against 'J00 last je.ir, and 'Jt in
Canada agiinst 'M a jear go.
PROTEST FROM CHINA.
Communication Sent Through Mr.
Conger Regarding Exclusion
Dy Ktclusive Wire from The Associated 1'iess.
Washington, April 18. The secretary
of state today transmitted to the senate
a communication from United States
Minister Conger, enclosing a protest
frum "the Chinese government against
the exclusion of Chinese fiom the
The communication is signed by
Prince Chlng, president of the Chinese
board of foreign affairs.
MERGER SUIT WITHDRAWN.
Judge Otis Signs Order Will Have
to Be Tried in. Federal Court.
By i:cluidve Wire from Tlie Associated Pics.
St. Paul. April IS. Judge Otis, lu the
county court today, signed an order re
moving the action brought by the state
of Minnesota against the so-called rail
road merger, to the United States
court. The suit, theiefore, will have to
be tried in the federal com t, unless tho
latter shall see fit to veniand it to the
Shortly after the state began Its cuse
la the district court by serving the
summons and complaint on the Great
Northern Railway company. the
Northern Paclllc Hallway company, tho
Notlhern Securities company and
James J. Hill Individually, the attorney.-
for the securities company served
notice on the attorney geneial of a
motion to set aside the service of the
summons upon that company, which
was made upon Mr. Il'lll as president,
on the ground that Mr. Hill was not
present In the state as president of the
Nnithern Securities company.
Today, however, the attorneys Tor the
sectulties company decided to wlth
Iiiiw this motion and waive the (ities
llon of service, and petitioned the dls
tilct court for the removal of the case
to the fedeial totitt. The grounds for
this motion were allegations that the
suit Involves a construction of the fed
eral statutes and of the constitution of
the United States, This motion Judge
Ill r.xiluslvii Wlie finiu Tlie AsMulaled 1'ies.s.
Vevv oik, Apiil 1. Alllved! Campania, I.lv.
1 1 pool ami Uucciislowii. dialed: An. hoi la,
(ll.i.sgnw s Staleiidam, llnlteiihiui via I'ljnnulli
and llfiuloguej Alter. (l.'im.i and Nap'cs lime
buig Alilved: Pallida, .Vew oih, Ihcrboug
Arilved! Augusle Vlilmla, New' Veil., Ilavio
illiul; l.'.iUllalne, New Yolk. Ijiieemlnwn
.Milled: l.ucauia, iw ml w l.liiipcwl (and
ruded). .Naples -'ailed! Phiuuiila, .New ink,
ll.iulogi.e-Niilid: llviidliuii llimii llnttridim),
.New Vnik. liinna- iilvitl: l.ilui, New uli
via (illnullil and Naplif,
Engineers and Pumpmen Rebel.
fly i:cliisivc Wlie fium the Associated I'rfa.
Wlll.ci.dt mo, Apill l. .Non of Ihe inglmei-s
and iiiiiiipmiit at Ihe Wntxlwaid, I'lttibune and
Avnudiilo lollluiis of the llelawaie, l.aikiwauui
and Western llailiii.nl mnipmc Willi nil mike
Inda.i, 'I lu e vine kiiIiiiiI In ih hi b,v lliu I'nite.l
Mine Wciikir iil.dd pain n( illniulusil he'll Ihe
union II lliej leu-cd, They will imw, II IssllJ,
hu cjutul fiiiui the uutnli.
Four New Chattets, 1
U, HxUiulu' Who from The Atsuilatnl I'jcm.
ll.irilshuig, Apill b.-( ballets weie .s-iml at
Ihu late deHilment thl muiuiug as follcwx;
'the l.aliobe Mipply loiiipanc, l.atrolie; capital,
l,0W. 'Ihe Nei.ahanuoik hlmie eompjn.i, Pitts,
buigj capllil, tl.omj, DuiiMitv tod lompiny,
I'itlsbuig; capital, fliKl.oou. The JleAuley Auto
inallu Tiap foinpan.v, I'ltWmrgj lapilal, $J,U00.
DEATHS OF A DAY,
Oy Ihcludve Wire from The Associated Tress.
Toledo, O., April 13. (Jeorgo Grooisirt, a mcin.
In r of tho Toledo American association ttam, died
at liU bemu in Homestead, Pa., after a thort 111
nifw. lie vi at) an outfielder and a rery promising
pl.ivrr. He imported here lor practice and was
tent liouie two cJ.vvi later. Consumption of the
nciuaili wan the cauac ct (icitli.
VOTE ON PEACE
Important Statement Made bu A.
J. Balfour In the House
THE BURGHERS WILL
Every Commando in the Jfleld tc
Send a Representative Lord
Kitchener Refused to Grant an
Armistice Proceedings Expected
to Occupy Three Weeks The Boer
Leaders Did Not Go to Pretoria at
Suggestion of British Authorities.
By i:iluslie Wile fiom The Associated Prew.
London, April IS. The government
leader, A. J. Balfour, In the house of
commons today made the following
After two conferences between I.ord
miner, the British hlgn commissioner
of South Africa, and Lord Kitchener
and tho Boer delegates at Pretoria,
Lctd Kitchener, while refusing to
grant an armistice on military grounds,
has agreed to give, facilities for the
election and meeting of representa
tives of the various Boer commandos
to consider the position. The Boer
leaders have, therefore, left Pretoria to
carry out that plan.
Mr. Balfour added that It was not
expected that communication between
the British authorities and the Boer
leaders could be resumed in less tihan
three weeks' time.
The government statement made a
generally favorable Impression. It
was nrgued that the action of th,e
Boer leaders demonstrates that, at any
late, a majority of the delegates favor
the acceptance of the suggested Brit
ish peace terms. The submission' ot
the question to a plebiscite of the bur
ghers Ik according to Boer law, which
leipilres the leaders of the armed
forces in the field to talte the opinion
of their followers before the conclud
Boers' Action Spontaneous,
it Is oflieially asserted that the con
tinental statements to the effect that
the Boer leaders went to Pretoria at
the suggestion of the British authori
ties are absolutely unfounded. The ac
tion of the Boers was entirely spon
taneous, und it Is regarded here as the
best evidence of a genuine desire to
In ing about a settlement by peaceful
negotiations, and as being indicative of
the character of the advice which will
be given to the burghers by the lead
eis, who are now returning to their
Piesident Gompers Directed to Go to
llj Inclusive Wiie from The Associated I'n&s.
Washington, April IS. The American
Federation of Labor executive council
was In hosslon today iroin il o'clock a.
in. until nearly midnight. President
llompeis was directed to either go him
self to Cincinnati or to appoint another
member of the council to go, to aid in
tarrying out tlie decision reached In
the bieweiy engineers and fit emeu con-
tl OVI'I .'V.
The local situation In Denver was
taken up, and Organizer J. D. Pierce
was diiected to bring about unity
among the labor forces of that city and
A resolution was passed providing for
the appointment of a committee of
three by Piesident flonipers to vifalt
Denver the latter part of Jluy, with a
view of conferilng with thu western
federation of miners and other orgun
izutions, looking towaul consolidation.
It was decided to send a representa
tive of the executive) council to Balti
more and to Philadelphia to adjust the
dispute between certain linns and the
rutted Garment AVoikcis of America,
It wus lebolved to aid tho paper
makers of the country In the Introduc
tion and geneial enfoieenicnt nt the
eight hour weak day,
The action of Piesident Gompers in
notifying the Philadelphia labor league
that Its charter would bo withdrawn
miles It compiled with the decision of
the Scranton convention admitting the
hatters local union ufllllated lo the
National Union of Hutteis of America
Iteporis were made regarding the al
leged migrant use and abuse of writs of
Inlunctlou, particularly In West Vir
ginia and Virginia m the mining dis
tricts. The executive council will en
deavor to arouse publlo sentiment to
demand from the hands of congress
nn elfectlve bill to prevent the libera
Issuance of Injunctions.
U i'.vilu'Iie Wlie from Tlie Associated Presi.
ivadilnston, April 18. Pensions granted!
Viihaulel Head, J)ur)ca, ($10; John H, Evans,,
(dead), I'ljinoutli, spi i Slary Kvans (widow), Pl.w
Uiuulh, ii; llhoda Marcy (widow), Duumore, $4
Local ilatii for April IS, WO!:
Illghmt tuuperalmu ,,
lament Icmperatuiu ,,,,,,.,,,,.,
, (S.I degreei
, 34 degree
8 a. m. ,,,,,,,, 7'1 per cent,
S p, in. ,,,,,, , mi, 33 per reot,
1'rcclpltatlon, 21 hours ended 8 p. in., none.
f -r-1 -f
H- WEATHER FORECAST, -
- Washington, April J. I'oieijst for -
4- 1.3&tcni Pecrsjlvanla: Talc 'jtun'ay and -f
4- Kuuday; light to fresh wind, beeomlny 4-
4- east. J -f,
Wt . ;f 4 ;tt t;
s 1Mf rfctet SSIk