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THE MORNING- OKEGQNIAN, TUESDAY, NOVEMBEK 13, 1900.
Troops to Be Withdrawn From
' - - s '
ORDERED BY SECRETARY ROOT
The Soldiers to Be Relieved, From
Dutr IbT tlxe Ialaad May Be"
Sent to Manila.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1Z The following
order was made public at the Wat De
"War Department, Washington, Nor. 8,
ISOO-By direction of the President, the
Department of Porto Rico "will be dis
continued on December 15, 1900, and the
island of Porto Rico and the Islands and
3ceys adjacent thereto will be attached
to the Department of the .East and des
ignated the District of Porto Rico. The
Colonel, Lieutenant-Colonel, headquarters,
band and one battalion of the Eleventh
Infantry and the squadron of the Klftn
Cavalry, now serving in Porto Rico, win
be relieved from duty therein soon as
practicable, and sent to New Totk City,
whence they will proceed to such stations
as may be designated hereafter. Brigadier-General
George W. Davis, U. S. V.,
now in command of the Department xf
Porto Rloo. will, upon the discontinu
ance of that department, repair to Manila,
F. L, and report to the commanding Gen
eral, Division of the Philippines, for as
signment to duty as- Inspector-General of
that division. ELIWJ ROOT,
"Secretary of War.
"By command of Lieutenant-General
"H. C, CORBIN, Adjutant-General."
This order -was issued after a f ulf cable
consultation with Governor Allen, of
Porto Rico, and after General Davis, "Who
lately has been la command, had made
his recommendations. It was the opinion
of Governor Allen that the reduction Of
the force in Porto Rico would be emU
nently satisfactory to the people of the
Island, and that the force to he retained
would be ample for present purposes.
This leaves in Porto Rico the native regi
ment, consisting of S50 men; a battalion
of the Eleventh Infantry, and 'Batteries
F and G, of the Fifth Artillery. These
troops will be under the command of
Lieutenant-General James A. Buchanan,
who Is now In command of the native
regiment. It Is quite .probable that the
troops which are ordered from Porto Rico
may In time be sent lo the Philippines.
TALK OF CABINET CHANGES.
Hay May Exchange Places With Am
NEW YORK, Nov. 12. The Journal
end Advertiser cays In a Washington
"That Secretary of Btate Hay shall
return to the Court of St James
as the Ambassador from the United States
Is the determination of the President. His
plan is based on. the desire of the pres
ent Administration, the British Foreign
Office . and Secretary Hay himself. No
Ambassador nor Minister from the Unit
ed States has ever been so welcome as
C61onel Hay will be 'at London. -Oln-clals
say there is time enough- to
consider what will be offered to Mr.
Choate, the present Ambassador at Lon
don. Mr. Choate may resume his law
practice in. New York, or he may con
sider 11-n an exchange of places with
Colonel .ay would not be undesirable.
But Secretary Root's name has recently
been mentioned for the State portfolio."
Says the Times in special from
Washington: . . , .
"The talk about the Immediate dis
ruption of the Cabinet' Is without
foundation. The Cabinet wjll, stand by
the President until "his -next lnaugora
tlon. " Those members "wttd "aTff'ttnxlous
to retire will" have" their Chance -then.
Nevertheless, there will baweUanges-on
March 4. though the President would be
satisfied if there were not. Many
of the members of the .present Cab
inet are anxious" to. return to private
life. The most conspicuous example "is
Attorney-General Griggs, -who makes a
considerable sacrifice by remaining
Postmaster-General Smith accepted his
place solely because the. President want
ed him in the Cabinet. He has no great
liking for the office, though he has stud
led Its duties and discharged (them con
scientiously. Mr. Smith would like "to
leave the Poatofnce Department, but'lt is
probable that he will be transferred to
some other office, so that Mr. McKlnley
may still 'have him in the Cabinet.
"Secretaries 6age arid. Long have long
been spoken of as anxious to retire.
This leads to confident statements that
they will not be In the next Cabinet,
There Is no certainty of that, however.
The President has already induced Mr.
Long to remain in the Cabin against
his wish, and may do so again. At
one time it was reported that Sec
retary Hay would not stay in the Cabi
net through another Administration. Lat
er, however, and especially since the
country learned to appreciate Mr. Hay's
work In the department, there has been
no Indication that he would retire.
Secretary Root will almost certainly be
in the next Cabinet. There is no man
upon, whom the President more thor
oughly relies. He will continue to be
Secretary of War. unless Mr. Hay re
tires. In which case Mr. Root probably
will take the State Department. Secre
tary Wilson will also remain in the Cabi
net, unless all signs falL Nothing Is
known about the intention of Secretary
THE COaiTXG CONGRESS.
Three Important Measures to Be
CLEVELAND, O., Nov. 12. Senator
Hanna has returned here after a brief
visit to New York. He expects to remain
In this city until Congress comenes. In
discussing the coming session, Mr. Hanna
"Congress this year will have some very
Important duties to perform. Three great
bills, the Nicaragua Canal bill, the Army
bIH and the Ship Subsidy bill are all to
cams before It. The. Nicaraguan Commis
alon will make its report early in the ses
sion and the debate in the Senate will
probably begin early.
I presume there will be changes of
some Importance in the bill. It is reason
able to suppose that a lapse of several
months has made a difference In the sen
timent of the people on the bill and' a
change In some t Its. main features will
be the natural result. The Costa RIcan
treaty especlally',ln olved us in consider
able difficulty, and the Costa Rlcan Gov
ernment .h&d to be consulted.'
When ' aked withwhat .measures, ,he
"would most lnteresjTTurnseif during'" tie
session. Senator Hanna said
"I have no pet measure this year and
shall take no particular interest in any 'of
the bills before Congress. Perhaps I am
as- much interested in Senator Fire's ship
subsidy bill as a any."
. BIG' -GV.NS "Td BEL TESTS.
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M?t- irerulo Tfcejr; tf srje6iv
Calibers Jn tnfr World. " -
NEW YORK. Nov. 12. Two naval guns,
the most powerful of their respective
calibers- In- the world, will -be Jested, this
weekjt the Ii&IarHEead proving grounds,
sags WashInEionxdIspa,tch.ta the3L
ail. 3)n of these weapoas 's ,11 Indies
aad the other six inches la .caliber.. They
are Intended for e monitors o? $hej
kansas class, -and the battle-ships, ar
mored cruisers and -protected, cruisers un
der construction and projected.
BothilS'guna -werasfcuiltin thonav!
gun factory In the Washington Navy
Yard, under plans passed by Rear-Admiral
O'Nell, Chief .of the Bureau of Ord
The approximate amount of smokeless
powder required for each charge of the
12-lnch is 400t.pounds. The projectile weigfls
850 pounds; Rear-Admiral O'Nell esti
mates that the muzzle velocity will reach,
If It does not exceed. 2300 feet a second.
I and the energy is estimated at 45,442 foot
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luub. xi. ituca uicu uj uiia feui n.n ici
forate 23.5 Inches of Harveylzed steel
and 20.4 Inches of KLrupp steel. By using
JjCapped projectiles a still greater thlck-
The latest 12-lnch gun built abroad
has only produced a maximum velocity
of 2600 feet a second at its muzzle. The
13-Inch gun now on board the Oregon
and other battle-ships of her class has a
maximum velocity of 2300 feet a second
with smokeless powder.
Bear-Admiral Bradford, Chief of the
Bureau of Equipment, will estimate in his
A J5EMJER OP .
forthcoming annual report oo0,00u
for the construction of new coaling sta
tions. He has awarded a New York firm
a contract for construction of a Coaling
station at Frenchmen's Bay, Me. This
Station will accommodate 12,000 tons of
poal. kHe has concluded negotiations for
'the Durchase of a site for a coallne
stationed, Narragapsettay, obtaining ,aj
tract ot xto acres possessing a water truut
of ree-1uarte1ri1 P a mile. The price
paid for the land was $35,000.
GENERAL CORBINS REPORT.
"Reeo-mmendntlonB dt the Adjutant
General of the Anny.
NEW YORK. Nov. 12. Adjutant-Gen-erakCorbhi
according to a Tribune spe
cial from Washington, has started a
movement to induce Congress to remove
from the statute books a law that makes
an unjust discrimination against West
Pointers in the Army. It Is almost In
explicable says the Adjutant that such
legislation should ever have been enacted
or have remained in force 12 years, as
that which favors the promotion of en
listed men to commlssfons above the
young mer specially educated at Gov
ernment expense to fill commands.
In his current annual report. General
Corbin deotes considerable space to the
act of June 18, 1878, which provided for the
promotion to the grade of commanding
officer of meritorious non-commissioned
officers who shall be found morally, In
tellectually and phjslcally qualified for
promotion, and the act of July 30, 1892,
which extends to all unmarried soldiers
under 30 years, and possessing the requis
ite qualifications, the privilege of com
peting, at prescribed examinations, for
That the law operated well In attract
ing to the ranks a superior class of In
telligent young men was demonstrated
by the yearly Increasing number who ob
tained admission into the command
branch of the Army. There were six in
1S93 and 68 in 1900. These men were com
pelled to serve In the ranks only two
years under the law, and calling atten
tion to this fact, General Corbin says:
"Experience has shown that two yean
Is too brief a period In which enlisted
men can fit themselves for the important
duties of command officers. It is little
less than travesty to say that a man can
Qualify as an officer by serving as an
jenllsted man in one-half the time required
for a cadet to complete his course at
West Point. It Is recommended that the
law be amended to read four years in
stead of two. This will put appoint
ments from the ranks and military acad
emy on the same footing."
MOROCCO DECLINES TO PAY.
Warship Will Be Sent to Moorish
Water and Saltan May Submit.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. The govern
ment of Morocco has again declined to
meet the demands of the United States
for the payment of an Indemnity on ac
count of the killing by a mob of Marcus
Esslglan, a naturalized American citizen.
The last request was made by United
States Consul Gummec, and the latest de
clination of the government of Morocco
was accompanied by an intimation of Its
freedom from liability under the terms
of the convention between Morocco and
Spain. The State Department has come
to the conclusion that the Consul's repre
sentations will be more effective if he is
supported by the presence, in Moroccan
waters, of a United States warship, arid
it is probable he will make his visit to
Fez to present again the case as a pas
senger on, a vessel to be selected by the.
Navy Department for that purpose, which
will proceed to the port nearest to the
Schley at Montevideo.
. MONTEVIDEO. Nov. 12. The United
States, cruiser Chicago has arrived here
from Rio Janeiro, flying- the flag of Rear
The Kentucky at Alders.
-WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. The Ken
tucky -arrived at Algiers, today. The
Dixie has sailed from Algiers for Bi
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NO CONTEST IN KENTUCKY
REPUBLICANS WILL ALLOW BECK
HAM TO STAY IS.
Confident They Conld Carry
State In an Open and Fair
LOUISVILLE, iKy., Nov. 02. After a
meeting of the Republican Campaign
Committee today, Chairman Leslie Combs
gave out a statement, in which, after
reiterating his charges of wholesale fraud
on the part of the Democrats, he said:
"The result of this election, when
thoughtfully considered, is. full of hope
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and without discouragement. As long as
we can show a substantial growth of
strength in behalf of tho great principles
for "which we were, contending, we may
look forward with abiding faith In the
power of a people to govern themselves.
In the contest whlch1il Just over there
-wasMio large silent vowwhlctt has to-be
.figured uportfor 4he future, and ithere
was no third ticket with a large vote,
entire Vote of thej state, oujv plurality in
Kentucky is established. , ;
"There will be no contest over the Gub
ernatorial vote. There Is no tribunal to
which we can appeal with any hope of an
impartial hearing. It Is not within the
piovince of this committee to decide for
the party or Congressional candidates
what is advisable with regard to contests
for the electoral ydte or Congressional
Mercer Candidate for Senator.
OMAHA, Nebi, Nov. 12. Congressman
David H. Mercer, who ha? just been re
elected in the Second District for his
fourth term. Is announced' as a Candidate
for United States Senator to succeed Sen
ator Allen or Senator Thuretdn.
FRENCH ARMY SECRETS.
United States Government Possesses
NEW YORK. Nov12 A special dis
patch from Washington to the Herald
says that It was a decided surprise to
the representatives of the foreign gov
ernments at the capital and to the United
States officials generally to learn that an
agent of the United States War Depart
ment, as had been pnbllshed, had ob
tained such exact and detailed knowledge
of the plan for new French field guns as
to -enable him to construct such a gun for
the United States.
Frenbh field artillery Is admittedly in
advance of that of any other government
In the world. There have been Important
features about the guns and their car
riages that have been for several years
kept secret from the other powers.
It was on a charge of having revealed
to Germany some of the features of an
earlier type of this gun that Captain
Drefus was sentenced to Imprisonment
on Devil's Island, It was equally shrprls
ing that the War Department permitted
this information to become public, but
no one was more surprised at the publi
cation than were the high officials of that
What course the French Government
will adopt in the matter no one at Wash
ington knows. No fault can be found
with the Government of the United States
ALL RIGHT. BUT ON THE ISSUES
Beyond a doubt Mr. Bryan would
hae been triumphantly elected but for
two things. The first was the In
trusion of the silver Issue. Free silver
was dead, and so unpopular that even
its corpse was enough to drag any man
down to defeat. The second was the
policy of cuttlns loose entirely from
the Philippines. That was not In ac
cord with the spirit of the American
people. New Tork Journal, Bryan
for accepting the information that has
been offered. Several civilized governr
ments maintain military and naval at
taches at the capitals of other powers for
the express purpose of learning all that
is possible about the armaments of the
countries to which they are accredited.
It is possible that France will never
make any Inquiries of the Government in
the matter. M, Thlebaut, the Charge
d'Affaires of the French Embassy, it Is
understood, is disposed to doubt whether
much information of value has been ob
tained. He has not heard from his. gov
ernment in any way Jn regard to, the- mat
ter. Lieutenant-General Miles, who is
president of the Board of Ordnance and
Fortifications, is Inclined to make light of
"Inventors in all countries," ho said last
night, "are continually working in the
science- of artillery and explosives, incor
porating the result of their researches In
Improvements presented to their govern
ment for trial fcn J adoption. Is It strange
that the concentration of different minds
on the subject should produce the same
It Is understood that First Lieutenant
Mott, Seventh Artillery. Military Attache
in Paris, .had no connection whatever with
ihe matter. It is intimated that the ln
.dividual who disclosed the information to
General Miles is now in Washington, but
by the very nature of things his Identity
must, be kept secret,
"Will French Government Act?
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. The French
Ambassador has thus far given no official
recognition to the publication that an.
agent of the War Department has placed
at the disposal of the Board of forti
fications the secrets of the new French
field gun. It can be stated positively that
the French Charge d'Affalres, M. Thle
baut, will "take no initiative in the mat
ter. The publication has come to his
attention unofficially, but It is unusual to
take cognizance oft such publications be
yond forwarding them as a matter of
AMD in nuc
information to the proper auothorjtles.
Naturally, however, this particular publi
cation has 'aroused great Interest and not
a little surprise, although the French
officers are careful to refrain from the
slightest exnresslon of their nersonal
-tflawB on-the Subject.
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' HENRY VILLARD'tfEAD.
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ness ability and his heart was as large
as hlshraln. While he was hero on his
last visit he left checks -with me for dif
ferent" charitable objects. If Mr. Villard
had not discovered and developed this
part pf the country when he did, I do
not know but we would yet be n back
woods." Richard Koehler, manager of the Ore
gon & California, said
,,"By the death of Henry Villard the
Northwest loses one who held a promi
nent place In the history of Its develop
ment. To his farsightedness and his
great financial ability we owe among
other achievements, the completion of our
first transcontinental line much earlier
than It could have been completed with
out his efforts. His work In connection
wjtth the development of the local rail
systems, the improvement of ocean routes
by modern steamers, the opening up of
the many varied resources of the country,
and his efforts to settle up the country,
must secure for him the warmest remem
brance in this section, to which he de
voted so much of his energies."
Beheaded by the Empress' Orders.
BERLIN, Nov. 12. The Lokal Anzeiger
publishes the following from its Shanghai
"Natives from Hankow say that the
Empress beheaded a number of telegraph
officials, who accepted a secret message
from'Emperor Knang Hsu to Count von
Wald'ersee, Informing him that he (tho
Emperor) was being kept a prisoner, and
was unable to return to Pekln. They
also say that other executions occurred in
connection with the matter."
Miners' Strike In Indiana.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Nov. 12. More
than 200 hoisting engineers and 7000 miners
In the state will be ldlo tomorrow as a
result of the failure of the Indiana block
and bhumlnous coal operators to sign
th5 -scale presented to them today by the
engineers. The scalo submitted is the
one now paid In Illinois, and Its adoption
would advance Indiana wages 20 per cent.
Receiver for Electric Company.
DALLAS, Tex., Nov. 12. Upon applica
tion qf the American Loan & Trust Com
pany, of Boston, the Dallas Electric Com
pany was today placed in the hands of
a receiver by Federal Judge Meek. De
fault In the payment of Interest on $300,
000 worth of bonds, which were held by
tho Boston corporation, was the cause of
Claims Against the Boers.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. A number of
persons, claiming to be American citi
zens, have submitted to the State Depart
ment claims 'against tho Boers for the
destruction of their property and Injuries
to- their business in the late South Afri
can Republic and Orange Free State. No
decision has been arrived at as to what
disposition .shall be made of these cases.
i." Inventor Patten Dead.
NEW YORK, Nov. 12. Frank Jarvis
Patten, inventor ot tne mutiplex tele
graph syBtem, which was purchased by
the Western. Union Telegraph Company,
and 6f tbe gj roscope, used on ocean ves
sels for giving the position of the vessel
in mldocean, died suddenly here tonight,
aged 48 years.
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ized by the manufacturers of Pazo Oint
ment to refund the money where It fall to cure
any case, of piles, no matter of how lonr stand
ing. Cures Ordinary cases In six daya the
worst cases In fourteen days. One application
rives ease and rest. Relieves Itching Instantly.
This Is a new discovery aad Is .the only pile
remedy sdld on a positive guarantee, no cure
no pay- "Price 50c; If your drurclst don't keep
it In etock send us 60c in postage, stamps ana
we1 will forward ptma. by mall. Manufactured
by Paris Medicine Co., St. Louis. Ma. Manu
facturers of Laxative Bromo-Qulnlne Tablets,
AGREED ON A PROTOCOL
AT PEKIN DECIDE
When Approved hjf the Powers, They
Will Be Pressed, Vpon China as
the Basis of a Treaty.
LONDON Nov. 13. Dr. Morrison, wir
ing to tho Times from Pekln, Sunday,
"Pressed by the common desire for a
speedy termination -of present conditions,
the foreign envoys have finally agreed to
tho following terms to be presented- in
a Joint note, which, subject to tho appro
val of the Government, will bo pressed
upon China as the basis of a preliminary
"China shall erect a monument to
Baron' von ICetteler on the site where .ho
was murdered and send an Imperial
Princo to Germany to convey an, apol
ogy. "She shall inflict the death penalty
upon 11 Princes and officials already
named and suspend provincial examina
tions for flvo years where the outrages
"In future, all officials falling to pre
vent antlrforelgn outrages within their
jurisdiction shall be dismissed and pun
ished. (This a a modification of Mr.
"Indemnity shall be paid to tho states,
corporations and individuals.
. "The Tsung LI Yamun shall be abol
ished and its functions vested in a for
"Rational Intercourse shall be permitted
with tho Emperor, as in civilized coun
tries. "Tho forts at Taku and other forts on
tho coast of Chi LI shall be razed, and
the Importations of arms and war ma
"Permanent legation guards shall Ue
maintained, and also guards of commu
nication between Pekln and the sea.
"Imperial proclamations, shall be posted
for two years throughout the empire,
suppressing the Boxers.
"The Indemnity is to Include compen
sation for Chinese who suffered through
being employed by foreigners, but hot
compensation for native Christians. The
words 'missionary and 'Christiana do
not occur in the note."
Policy of Moderation May Be Fol
lowed by the Powers.
NEW YORK, Nov. 12.The opening of
the Interior of China to modern civiliza
tion la regarded at Washington, says a
Journal and Advertiser special, as a prob
able outcome of the present negotiations
between China and tho powers. While
the details are being left to the Minis
ters at Pekln, In order to secure a basis
of agreement, the information which Is
reaching the State Department and the
various representatives of the powers In
Washington indicates that several Import
ant steps will probably be taken In the
negotiations now going on which will
tend to make easier the adoption of
modern economic Ideas of the Celestial
The "steps to be taken turn to a con
siderable extent upon the question of the
payment of indemnity. An effort is be
ing made by the United States, supported
by the other liberal powers, to check the
excessive demands and limit the money
payment to the actual damages suffered
by the powers with their citizens and sub
jects during the recent troubles. Not
withstanding this policy of moderation,
the amount to be asked of China by all
the powers will be considerable say $100,
000,000 or $200,000,000. It may be possible
to accept the,prlpclpal4n bonds, but these
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manner, -and It Is understood, tacitly at
least, that the support of the civilized
powers will be given for its payment In
case of default on the part of the Chinese
It Is felt both by the Chinese liberals
at home and by the representatives' of
some of the powers that It Is not wise
nor practicable to force reforms upon
the whole of China with a rapidity which
might lead to fresh outbreaks among the
Ignorant masses like those which have
recently aroused them against the "for
eign devils." It is hoped, however, In
view of the. representations which are
reaching the State Department that the
Chinese Imperial Government will adopt
a policy which will extend economic re
form and open the Interior of China to
the commerco of the civilized powers as
rapidly as advantage can be taken of
HAVING GOOD EFFECT.
Chinese Deeply Impressed by
Execution of Officials.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12.-It is under
Stood that the Chinese authorities at Pe
kln have been profoundly Impressed by
some ol the executions of Chinese offic
ials which have taken place recently,
and that they have made known in
an official way their surprise and regret
that this should bo done while the peace
negotiations are going on. It app ara
that the execution of the acting viceroy
of Chi LI is looked upon as peculiarly
reprehensible. This acting viceroy acted
during the absenco of LI Hung Chang at
Pekln- The" Chinese minister made a call
on Secretary Hay today, mainly for the
purpose of getting news on tho progress
of affairs. When asked as to tho execut
ing of the acting viceroy of Chi Li, he
would make ho statement, although It. 13
understood that he Is fully advised of tho
feeling of deep concern which prevails
ambng -the Chinese officials at Pekin
concerning this act and others of a
The Tien Tain Annexation.
NBW YORK, Nov. 12. The Yalta, Rus
sian, correspondent of the Herald, cables
that he has been authorized to state that
the story of General Llnevltcb having
notified the Consuls at Tien Tsln of the
annexation of land opposUe tho British
and German concession ls false. It Is
added that Russia Is not at war with
China and that there can bo no question
of annexing territory which is against all
On "the subject of railroads the Herald's
correspondent's authority, says:
"It Is trut that certain roads had been
damaged and that the Russians repaired
and held t'lem until a statement of ex
pensed for repairing had been made up.
That is quite fair, but a big fuss Is made
by tl'e English, who, it is said, took so
conspicuous a part in the looting and
holding a public auction in the British
Erubassy. All the reports received here
point to tho conduct of the Russian troops
having been exemplary in every way."
Belsium Not a Land Grabber.
BRUSSELS, Nov. 12. The Belgian For
eign Office denies that official, dispatches
confirm the statement relative to the al
leged Intention of Belgium to secure a
hold on Chinese territory.
The Fall ot Leonids.
CHICAGO, Nov. 12. Chicago people may
have a chance to see one of the biggest
displays of shooting stars Wednesday
night, and again they may not Whether
the heavenly performance which was ex
pected last year and, did not come will
be seen this year is just now the ques
tion that is puzzling astronomers.
At tho University of Chicago no prepa
rations to either count or photograph
tho leonids have yet been made, but
if tonight or tomorrow night shows a
clear sky,' Professor Cleaves and his as
sociates will keep a watch for forerun
ners of the big shower, and if they 'ap
pear will fix the cameras" for Wednesday
night,-- '"- - , ., . . --
Last November astronomers were cer-
tain that the shower of leonids was due.
but owing to some ,devlations in the
course.ot the swarm of meteors they did
not arrive. There has been no calcula
tion to prove their coming this week,
but scientists do not care to be caught
off their guard, and they will be on the
alert for the celestial manifestation. t
Professor G. W. Hough, of the astrd-i
nomlcal department, and Professor Henry'
Crew of the department of physics of
Northwestern University, have planned te
take a number of photographs of the
shower if it be clear weather.
EFFECT OF THE ELECTION.
Filipino Freebooters Will Not Give
Up Guerrilla Warfare.
NEW YORK, Nov. 12. A special to the
Herald from Washington says:
The high officials of the War Department
believe the election In the United States
Will have a good effect In the Philippines,
and will lead tho more sensible Filipinos
to abandon the insurrection. At the same
time, the officers look forward to a long
period of guerrilla warfare.
It is realized that the Independent, Ir
responsible life of the military freebooter
has many attractions for many of tho
Filipinos, who would rather extort trlb
ute at the muzzle of their rifles than
work for their living. Even if the in
surgents should be deprived of the lead
ership of Aguinaldo and of many of the
Wti.i. Trfi"A Influential omnna tham I yt.111
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probably take several years and a con.
slderable military force to eradicate all
the wandering bands
Much is expected to be accomplished by
the American troops between this time
and January 1, when tho withdrawal ol
the volunteers will be actively begun.
Unless Congress shall so amend the law
under which the present volunteer army
was enlisted as to permit volunteers to
be discharged In the Philippines and sub
sequently transported to the United
States, it will be necessary to begin the
homeward movement of the volunteers
before January 1, In order that all may
be mustered' out In the United States by
This necessity is regarded by the mili
tary authorities as moBt unfortunute.
With only two regiments of infantry and
a battery of artillery withdrawn
for service In China, the Filipino leaders
encouraged their followers to believe that
tho United States was abandoning the
struggle. It is feared that the with
drawal of more than 80,000 men -will lead
the Filipinos to believe the abandonment
of the islands has begun in earnest.
Unless General MacArthur's pending
campaign shall be attended by very good
results, and unless the effect of the elec
tions in the United States shall be all that
has been supposed, the country cannot
look forward to any Immediate material
decrease of expenditures on account ot
the military and naval operatlous in the
General MacArthur's Heath 'List.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12.-General Mac
Arthur's latest death list from Manila Is
Dysentery November 7, Company M,
Forty-ninth Infantry. Everett S. Wiley;
October 7, Company D, Fortieth Infantry,
Andrew Scott; Company JU, Nineteenth
Infantry, J. Edward McCarthy; November
3, Troop K, Fourth Cavalry, Guy A. Rea;
Company A, Twenty-eighth Infantry, Cor
poral Edward Fitzgerald; November 9,
Company K, Twenty-first Infantry,
Raphael Gagnus; Company H. Seven
teenth Infantry, Charles L. Ladenman;
November 2, Company D, Thirtieth Infan
try, William Crueger; Company M, Thir
tieth Infantry. Artificer Walter D. Green;
October 5, Company C, Twenty-ninth In
fantry, Charles Wilson; November 8, Com
pany M, Twenty-fifth Infantry, Alfred
Barrls; October 20, Company K. Twenty
fifth Infantry. William Sites; October 25,
Company L. Eighteenth "Infantry, Leon
ard Frey; Company I, Forty-seventh In
fantry, Cohway O, Bullman.
Air otner causes ivovemoer 7a
Air other cadges November 7,vrpop J5,
Eleventh Cavalry, William- fiallNovem-
ber4, Qompany I, Forty-second Infantry,
Sergeant E. Williams; November 7, Com
pany E, Forty-fifth Infantry, Edward
Putter; Noyember o. Company Ef Lewis
Talmadge; November 1, Battery F, Fourth
Artillery, James L. Leighton; November
4, Company C, Thirty-sixth Infantry, Cor
poral A. C. Hilton; November 2, band,
Thirteenth Infantry, Corporal Fellp
Franz; November 4. Company A. Forty
zilnth Infantry, Amos Reld; October 10,
Company I, Twenty-fourth Infantry. Cor
poral Charles Henry; September 25, Com
pany I, Forty-ninth Infantry, Lewis Hor
ton; November 3, Company K, Forty-fifth
Infantry,- William H. Mclntyre Novem
ber 8, Company K, Forty-second Infantry,
Edward P. Biller; Novenibef 4, Company
E, Fourth Infantry, Edward Davl3. '"
Transport Axteo Arrives..
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12. The horse
transport Aztec has arrived here from
Manila by way of Nagasaki. She came
in ballast and will be got ready as soon
as possible to return with another cargo
of animals. The next transport to sail
will be the Sheridan, which will leave on
Votlnsr Trust Will Be Dlsnolved.
NEW YORK, Nov. 12. It was an
nounced by the firm pf J. P. Morgan &
Co. this afternoon that the voting trust
of the Northern Pacific Railroad Com
pany will dissolve on January L JWL
The trust was formed on SeptembeauL
1S96, at the time it became necessary to
reorganize the company- The voting
trustees are J. P. Morgan, George Sel
mans, August Belmont, Johnston Liv
ingston and Charles Lanier.
At the office of J, P. Morgan & Co.
it was said that the Northern Pacific
property is now in such shape that the
conditions making a voting trust desir
able have passed away. v
To Boom Irrigation Congress.
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 12. A large meet
ing of the business men of this city for
tho purpose of arousing Interest In the
ninth Irrigation congress, which will be
gin its sessions in Chicago the 21st insL,
was held here today, under the auspices
of tho Chamber of Commerce. Commit
tees to prepare suitable resolutions and
select a delegation of representatives to
Chicago were appointed, the former con
sisting of Mayor Johnson, of, Denver;
Frank C. Goudy, George Stephens, J. K.
Robinson, secretary of tho State Federa-
And eating is simply perfunctory done
because it must be.
'This is the common complaint ot the
If eating sparingly, leaving much of tho
light meal provided, wonld curtfyspepsla,
few would suffer from 1 long.
The only way to cure dyspepsia, which is
difficult digestion, is by giving vigor and
tone to the stomach and the whole diges
tive system. It Is therefore cared posi
tively and absolutely by Hood's Sarsapa
riila. The testimonial of Frank Fay, 106 N.
Street, South Boston, Mass., voluntarily
given like thousands of others, should lead
to a trial of this peculiar medicine. " My
niece," he writes, "was a great sufferer
from dyspepsia for she years. She tried
many medicines in vain. She bad no appe
tite and was troubled with sour stomach,
and headaches. Alter taking two bottles
of Hood's Sarsapaiilla she was welL"
, promises to. cnren,d keeps ,tfce procjijw.
Accept nd substitoto for iW
tlon of Labor, and A- C McCune, Stat
Hhsiner, and the latter of W. B. Byers
president of the Chamber or Commerco'
Henry Mlchadson. C. E. Wantfand, c!
F. Wilson, John E. Leer and R. S.
Award of Armor nids.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. Secretary
Long practically has arranged the basis
of the awards of armor for the battle
ships. Several small details were left
open by the Ordnance Bureau for the
Secretary's personal consideration. These
will Immediately be disposed of and the
awards announced in a day or so. The
armor companies have made considerable
concessions from their original bids at the
Secretary's instance, and It is believed at
the department that the terms upon
which the contracts will be awarded will
he found generally satisfactory.
The Seattle Terminals.
CHICAGO, Nov. 12. The Evening Post
"An agreement between the Great
Northern and the Northern Pacific
Railroads has been reached regarding the
eonstruotlon of terminals in Seattle, and
the relations between the two roads are
now of the most harmonious character.
This agreement was the moving cause of
tho action of the directors of the North
ern Pacific in declaring a dividend of 1 per
cent of the common stock, whloh action
was takan last week In Nw York."
Salt Prices Oo Up.
CHICAGO. Nov. 12.-: Tho Chronicle to
morrow will say:
"The National Salt Company yesterday
put up the price of common table salt
of a fair quality to J2 50 per KO pounds.
The price before was 1 10 per 100 pounds
for the same grade. The National Salt
Company controlt directly S5 per cent of
the salt output of the country, and Is able
to dominate the remaining 5 per cent of
Naval Station EMtlmates.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. Among the
estimates In the annual report of the
SeOretsry of the Navy are the following
Deep-water basin, Mare Island $130,000
Torpedo storage plant, Mare Island 100,000
Torpedo storage plant, Puget Sound
Works at naval station, Hawaii ... 127 000
Works at Caras Island. Guam X.eOQ
Cold-storage plant, etc., at Tutulla. 223,000
Motor Paced Record Broken.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Nov. 12. At tho
opening of the Veledrome Indoor Bicyc.e
Track the world's 15-mlle motor-paced
record was beaten by Johnny Nelson, o(
Boston, who defeated H. B. Stone, ot
Denver, in a match race, his time being
5tf9 1-6. Nelson's fastest time waa made
in 1:34; breaking the trafk record. Gus
Lawson, of Buffalo, won the mile profes
sional handicap from scratch in 2:H.
Big- Order for Freight Cars.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12. The Penn
sylvania Railroad Company today gave
orders for 2400 freight cars, which makvs
5400 cars contracted for within a week.
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stages It will not do the Impossible, but it
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