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THE MORNING OREGOKIAN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1901.
Both Houses of Congress Ex
tend Sympathy to British.
THE LOWER HOUSE ADJOURNED
The Legislative, Execntlve and Ju
dicial Bill Was Considered by
the Senate Other Business
Transacted by Congress.
"WASHINGTON. D. C., Jan. 22. The
House today adopted .a resolution ex
pressing profound regret and sympathy
with the English people, owing to the
death of Queen Victoria. The President
was requested" to express the sentiment
to Great Britain and, as a further mark
of respect, the House adjourned. The
action of the House was particularly ex
pressive. In that the resolution was
adopted without dissent. It followed
precedents and was in almost the identi
cal language of the resolutions adopted
upon the occasion- of the death of the
President of the French Republic and
Before the announcement of the death
of the Queen, the House passed bills to
send to the Court of Claims the claims
of Cramp & Sons, amounting to some
thing over $1,900,000, for alleged damages
due to the company on account of the
failure of the government promptly to
furnish armor plate and other material
used In the construction of the New
York, Columbia, Massachusetts and In
diana. The claim has been prominently
before Congress for several years. The
Senate bill to extend the placer mining
laws to saline lands was passed after a
rather spirited debate. A special rule
was adopted for the consideration of the
bill to promote the efficiency of the reve
nue cutter service arter the disposal of
the bill for the revision of the postal
laws. The District of Columbia appro
priation bill was taken up and some
progress was made with it.
The announcement of the death of
Queen "Victoria, conveyed unofficially to
the Senate, was recognized by that body
In the adoption of an appropriate reso
lution which was ordered to be engrossed
and forwarded to the Prime Minister
of Great Britain. During the sitting of
the Senatae In open session the legisla
tive, executive and judicial appro
priation bill was reported, so far as the
committee amendments were concerned.
It fs now subject to amendment by in
dlvlduad Senators. Little other business
of importance was transacted.
THE DAY IX DETAIL.
Cramps' Claim Bill Considered
"WASHINGTON, D. C. Jan. 22. "When
the House met today Newlands (Sll..
Nev.) called the Senate bill to ex
tend the mining laws of the saline lands.
He explained, that the purpose or the
bill was to permit the entry and patent
ing of lands bearing salt. The bill cre
ated a long discussion. McRae (Dem.,
Ark.) opposed It, saying the bill waB
Intended to allow the acquisition of
valuable lands. He Instanced a case of
Bait lands in Death Valley. The bill was
defended by Lacey (Rep., la.) and
Shafroth (Sll.. Colo.). A substitute for
the Newlands bill was offered by McRae
and It was defeated. 43 to 85. The bill
was then passed without division.
Grosvenor (Rep., Ohio) then called up
the bill to send to the Court of Claims
the claim of Cramp & Sons. The pre
vious question had been ordered upon this
bill, after a long struggle, last Friday.
Lloyd (Dem.. Mo.) moved to recommit
the bill with Instructions to report back
the bill amended so as to Instruct the
Court of Claims -to confine Its Investiga
tion to alleged damages suffered In con
nection with the New York and Colum
bia and not to allow interest on de
ferred payments. The motion to recom
mit was lost and the bill was passed.
112 to S3.
Dalzell (Rep.. Pa.) then reported a rule
making the bill to promote the efficiency
of the revenue cutter service a special
order following the disposal of the bill
to Tevise the postal laws of the United
States. Underwood (Dem., Ala.) op
pose the rule on the ground that marine
officials were civilian officials and that
the bill which increases their pay each
five years and provides for the retire
ment after a certain length of service,
was the entering wedge of a civil pen-
rou. juanon (Kep.. Pa.), in suo-
porting the bill, referred to the hard
ships and dangers of the revenue cutter
The rule was finally adopted and then
the House took up the District of Co
lumbia appropriation bill. Its consider
ation was interrupted by Hltt. chairman
of the Committee on Foreign Affairs,
who offered the following resolution:
"Resolved. That the House of Repre
sentatives of the United States of Amer
ica has learned with profound sorrow
of the death of Her Majesty, Queen
Victoria, and sympathizes with her peo
ple In the loss of their beloved sovereign.
That the President be required to com
municate this expression of the senti
ment of the House to the Government of
Great Britain. That, as a further mark
of respect to the memory of Queehvlc
torla, the House do now adjourn."
The reading of the resolution was lis
tened to with Impressive silence. Hltt
stated very briefly that his resolution
followed the precedents in similar cases.
It was, he said, copied almost literally
from the resolution adopted upon the oc
casion of the death of the French Pres
ident and followed the expression made
upon the death of the Czar of Russia.
Thhe resolution was unanimously adopted
and at 5;50 P. M. the House adjourned.
In the Senate.
Soon after the Senate convened. Gall
ingcr, chairman of the Committee on
Pensions, made an effort to secure con
sideration of unobjected private pension
bills. Objection was made to his request
for an hour's time for that purpose
today and subsequently, when he asked
that the Senate hold a sesslson tomorrow
evening to consider privatae pension bills,
objection was made by Pettlgrew.
Thurston, chairman of the Committee
on Indian Affairs, reported the Indian
appropriation bill and It was placed on
Chandler, chairman of the committee on
privileges and elections, favorably re
ported a concurrent resolution providing
that the two Houses of Congress as
semble In the hall of the House of Rep
resentatives Wednesday, February 13, at
1 o'clock P. M., for the purpose of count
ing the vote cast for President and Vice
President of the United States. The
president of the Senate Is to preside over
the joint assemblage. The result Is to
be delivered to him and he Is to an
nounce the state of the vote and the
persons elected to the two houses. The
resolution was adopted.
Tillman had read a letter from Dr
Octavlus A. "White of New York, tender
ing to the Senate a painting by his
father, John Blake White, of the battle
of Fort Moultrie, just six days before
the Declaration of Independence. About
two years ago Dr. White donated to the
Senate three old historic paintings by
his father. A resolution accepting the
tender of the painting and extending the
thanks of the Senate to the donor was
offered, but on objection it went to the
The Senate then, at 12:40 P. M.. on
motion of Lodge, went Into executive
session. At 3 o'clock the Senate resumed
business In open session.
The news at Queen Victoria's death
had been communicated unofficially to the
Senate. Allison was recognized at once
and submitted the following, for which
he asked immediate consideration:
"That the death of Her Royal and Im
perial Majesty, Victoria, of noble virtues
and great renown, Js sincerely deplored
by the Senate of the United Stataes of
Without comment the resolution was
Penrose and, Martin were appointed
members of the board of visitors to the
Naval Academy at Annapolis.
Consideration of the legislative appro
priation bill was resumed. Jones (Dem.,
Ark.) offered an amendment authorizing
the Attorney General to employ an As
sistant Attorney General to represent the
government before a committee of Con
gress in cases involving' claims against
the United States. The proposed amend
ment aroused considerable opposition,
Chandler fighting It vigorously. It was
still pending when the bill was laid aside
for the day.
Allison then offered the following res
olution with reference to that passed
earlier In the day upon the death of
"That the President pro tem of the
Senate cause to be conveyed to the Prime
Minister of Great Britain a suitably en
grossed copy of tne foregoing resolu
tion." It was agreed to and the senate, at
5:30 P. M., adjourned.
SALOON MEN GET A REST.
Mrs. Nation Keeps Her Trace "With
the "Wichita Chief of Police.
WICHITA, Kan.. Jan. 22.-Mr3. Carrie
Nation and her coHeagues In yesterday's
saloon smashing crusade were arraigned
In the City Court today and waived a
preliminary hearing. Judge Kirk fixed
their bond at $1K0 each, which was
promptly given and the women were re
leased. John Herrlg, Into whose saloon
Mrs. Nation and her followers entered
by the windows they had smashed, was
the complainant, and the specific charge
was malicious destruction of property.
Mrs. Nation made no notable demonstra
tion in court. When released she an
nounced thai she had a saloon smashing
programme arranged for this evening, but
a question came up relative to the terms
of the truce with the Chief of Police yes
terday, the Chief holding that it was to
extend 48 hours, while Mrs. Nation In
sisted that the Mmit was 24 hours. As
no saloons have yet been attacked this
evening, it is thought Mrs. Nation haa
given the Chiefs interpretation of the
truce the benefit of the doubt. Her plan,
sie stated, was to have detachments of
women attack the saloons In different sec
tions of tne city at the same time.
The saioon-men are very uneasy, and
the more expensive places are employing
guards, or "lookouts" to warn the keep
ers of t. approach of the enemy. The
wife of one saloon-keeper has placed her
self In the front apix-tment of the saloon
and threatens to repel Mrs. Nation In ease
The young man who struck x-oliceman
Sutton yesterday was the son of Mrs.
Eagan, one of -the smashers. His p!ea
that ne struck the officer under misap
prehension that the officer was about to
strike his mother, gave him Immunity
from punishment. He is a reporter on one
of the local papers.
At -v o'clock tonight, Mrs. Nation ter
rorized the saloon men again. She made
an address in the Salvation Army bar
racks, in which she advocated the or
ganizatlon of an army to wreck saloons.
She provoked her hearers to a high pitch
ol excitement .and then marched through
the principal streets, a distance of five
blocks, followed by from 50-3 to S00 per
sons, some cheering and some jeering her.
Woru thtit she was on the streets went
before her, and every saloon light was
snuffed out and every saloon door locked.
'Mrs-. Nation started a hymn every time
she passed a saloon and became demon
stratlvfe as she passed the ruins of the
saloona she wrecked yesterday. She
recognized several saloon men on the
sldwai.s, and as she did she said: "iou
are safe tonight, Mr. Keeper of the mur
der s.op, but you will see me later."
By the time Mrs. Nation reached the
Union Station 1000 persons were In the
crowd, but no violence of any kind was
attemptei Sho purchased a ticket for
Newton and took the train and the saloons
opened up again.
Another Woman Threatens.
ATCHISON, Kan., Jan. 22. Chief of Po
lice Seip received a letter today from an
Atchison woman, In which the writer says
she Intends to smash several "joint" fix
tures, and names the keepers of the places
that she will attack. She says her hus
band has been given liquor against hr
orders, and for this reason she will begin
Two Saloons "Wrecked.
BRADFORD, 111., Jan. 22. Mamie
Kelly and Florence Fry wrecked two sa
loons at Harmon because the proprietors
sold liquor to their brothers, who are
minors, 'ine W. C. T. U. is defending
them. The saloon-keepers threaten to
prosecute the temperance organization for
Tried to Wreclc a Saloon.
HARTFLrx.- CiTY. Ind.. Jan. 22. Be
cause her husband had sold her chickens
and bought whlsity with the money, Mrs.
WiHiam Towns today, after having horse
whipped Towns In a crowded street, en
deavored to wreck a saloon. She declares
she was begin a Carrie Nation crusade
CANAL TREATY AMENDMENTS
State Department Has Received No
Communication From En&lnnd.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22. The repetition
of statements to the effect that Washing
ton authorities are satisfied that the Brit
ish Government has decided to accept the
Senate amendments to the Hay-Paunce-fote
treaty Is causing a good deal of an
noyance here, and It is said by the offi
cials that the circulation of these storied
upon Insufficient foundation Is calculated
to prejudice the negotiations between the
governments of the United States and
Great Britain, respecting the Isthmian ca
nal. The State Department already has
gone as far as It ever has on such occa
sions toward officially contradicting the
statements that it has any sort of In
formation, either to warrant the convic
tion that the British Government has
made up Its mind what disposition to
make of the amendments, or had allowed
any intimation of Its purposes to reach
Washington. Consequently, It was with
some reluctance that the following state
ment was elicited in answer to the report,
said to have been cabled from Washing
ton to London:
"The State Department' has received no
communication from any direction to lead
Lit to believe that the British Government
has decided to adopt the amendments to
the Hay-Pauncefote treaty."
Missouri Ouster Proceedings.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 22. The
Supreme Court en banc today sustained
the motion of Attorney-General Crow, giv
ing him, as Attorney-Gereral of Missouri,
charge of the ouster proceedings brought
at the Instigation of Joseph Flory against
Joseph Rice, to oust the latter from the
office of Railroad and Warehouse Com
missioner. Attorney-General Crow at once
dismissed the case against Rice, and filed
with the court an application for a similar
writ of ouster against Joseph Flory,
whose term of office, he asserts, ended on
How It Goes In England.
Dartne the present cola and grip season
fifty-seven thousand two hundred eighty-eight
boxes of Laxative Bromo-Qulntao have been
sold br E. H. Clark, 2$ Shoe Lane, London.
PRESIDENT MCKINLEY TO THE NEW
KING OF GREAT BRITAIN.
Finer Over the Executive Depart
ments in Washington Were Half
Masted, an Unusual Tribute.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22. Four days of
tnxiety had in a large measure prepared,
official Washington for the news, which
was flashed across the cable this after
noon of the death of the Queen of Eng
land. So it happened that all things that
could be decently done In anticipation of
the sad end had been disposed of, and all
was in readiness for the execution of the
formalities which are Indispensable to
such events. While the Cabinet was n
session during the noon hour, the Presi
dent and his advisers were In receipt,
from time to time, of all the news which
came from Osborne House, so when the
end came later In the afternoon It found
appropriate messages of condolence
framed and even orders ready for execu
tion looking to the- half-masting of the
flags over the executive departments, and
the carrying out of the usual formalities.
The half-masting of the National ensign
was an unusual tribute to the memory of
the deceased sovereign. It is said that
this has been done rarely upon the occa
sion of the funeral of some great world's
ruler, but never before In the case of the
death of a monarch.
The actual dispatch of the messages
from the President to the new King, and
from Secretary Hay to Ambassador
Choate was delayed only long enough to
receive the physicians' statement an
nouncing the demise of the Queen, and
then they were sent forward at once and
copies were furnished to the press. The
Secretary's message follows:
"Choate. London: You will express to
Lord Lahsdowne the profound sorrow of
the Government and people of the United
States at the death of the Queen, and
deep sympathy we feel with the people of
the British Empire in their great afflic
tion." President McKlnley sent the following
message, to King Edward VII:
"His Majesty, the King, Osborne House,
Isle of Wight: I have received with pro
found sorrow the lamentable tidings of
the death of Her Majesty, the Queen. Al
low me, sir, to offer my sincere sympathy
and that of the American people in your
personal bereavement, and In the lo
England has suffered In the death of this
venerable and Illustrious sovereign, whose
noble life and beneficent influence have
promoted the peace and won the affection
of the world."
The British Embassy also received the
press news as of full worth, and the royal
standard, flying over the Embassy build
ing, was, perhaps, the first in Washington
to sink slowly, half way down the tall
shaft, giving notice to official Washington
of the sad event. The rapidity with which
the news spread was remarkable, and
within a short half-hour the members of
the diplomatic body here becjan to appear
at the British Embassy bearing cards of
condolence. Nothing now remains to be
done by the United States Government
except to send by mall the formal ex
pressions of regret which are prescribed
by International etiquette.
It Is too early to say what official trib
ute the British Embassy will bestow upon
the dead sovereign. These formalities
must await the determination of the new
King and his Ministers. It is probable the'
King will reissue to Lord Pauncefote the
credentials of Ambassador to Washing
ton, and the Foreign Office will announce
what the period of mourning is to be.
Formal notice of the Queen's death was
communicated by Lord Pauncefote to the
President through Secretary Hay this aft
ernoon. It contains the simple announce
ment of the fact of death aa sent to the
Ambassador by Lord Lansdowne.
NEW YORK'S FLAGS LOWERED.
How Thousands. Were Apprised of
the Denth of the Queen.
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. Tho first appar
ent effect in New York City of the ca
blegram from England of the death of
Queen Victoria was In the almost Instant
lowering of flags all over the city to half
mast. This was particularly true with
regard to the financial district where
every business house had its bunting
ready. Wall street and its adjacent thor
oughfares were soon given silent intima
tion that one of the world's most notable
personages had passed away. Trinity
Church, at the head of Wall street, took
note of the event by the tolling of Its
bell, and possibly the first official in the
United States to take cognizance of the
passing of England's monarch was the
Subtreasurer, who, as soon as he rccelvtd
notice, lowered the flag of the subtreasury
In no part of the city was respect for
the memory of Queen Victoria more
quickly shown than on the waters of the
port of NeW York. Steamers and sailing
vessels flying the British flag were not
alone In their manifestations of honor to
the memory of the dead Queen. United
States flags over ferry-houses, schooners
and tugs In the East and North Rivers
and lying at docks over upon the Jersey
shore all brought the emblem down, and
by this means the news was conveyed to
thousands who were upon the lookout for
the signal. The flags of Russia, Atrla,
Mexico, Germany, Italy and other nat.ons
were half-masted at the various foreign
consulates and steamship offices on Bowl
ing Green and Lower Broadway. AH of
the British societies have gone Into
mourning, and as early as an hour after
the announcement of the Queen's death
the members had mourning upon their
The following cablegram was sent this
afternoon from the headquarters of the
American Salvationists In this city:
"His Royal Highness, the Prince of
Wales, Osborne: On benalf of the Amer
ican Salvationists, we assure your royal
highness and members of the royal family
of our profoundest sympathy and prayers.
"FREDERICK AND EMMA BOOTH
TUCKER." This rCply was received:
"The Prince of Wales thanks American
Salvationists for the telegram of sympa
Bishop Potter said that If he should at
tempt to estimate the character of the
Queen It would simply be upon the same
lines as he used In his address to stu
dents and young men at Calvary Church
Sunday night. He then laid emphasis
upon the fact that Victoria was like
Washington because it was the nobility
of her character rather than other con
spicuous gifts of intellect that won for
her such universal esteem. They had
been the most successful rulers of their
respective nations, and yet neither had
possessed any such shining talents as
those with which Napoleon dazzled the
world. Bishop Potter also said:
"In my opinion there (has been no politi
cal bond that has bound together the
British Empire with more power. If as
much, as tho bond of personal devotion
to this beautiful character and personal
ity. I was much struck on my recent
trip around the world to observe the ex
tent to which this extreme personal devo
tion was noticeable. People- who had
never seen the Queen, had never been to
England and never had expected to be,
appeared to feel the same personal devo
tion as Englishmen themselves. The at
traction and cohesive force of thl3 senti
ment upon colonial life was very remark
able. It greatly Impressed me. and, as I
said, it appears to have been the stron
est bond that has held the empire to
gether." "WITH HEAVY MOURNING BORDERS.
London Papers' Editorials Eulogis
tic of the Queen.
LONDON, Jan. 23. All the morning pa
pers appear in heavy mourning borders,
with editorials .eulogistic of the dead
Queen, and recalling the leading events
and characteristics of her reign. Not a
few political references to the future
are made. The Dally Mall says:
"We can but regret that the Queen was
not permitted to see the end of the South
African struggle. She has been taken
from us in a dark hour, which, we hope,
is a prelude to the dawn, and when we
can ill spare her ripe experience and her
vast knowledge of measures and men."
"Let us think of her this morning,"
saj-s the Chronicle, "by her highest title,
not by her crown and scepter, but by her
own magnificent and splendid Ideal of
womanhood. This it is which touches the
heart's core of a proud and Imperial race.
We have lost a mother, wife and Queen.
The Dally Chronicle remarks that Presi
dent McKlnley was slightly premature in
sending a communication to "His Majes
ty, the King," Inasmuch as the Prince of
Wales has not been, proclaimed by the
EX-PRESIDENT HARRISON'S VIEWS
A Blighty Influence on the Side of
Peace Is Lost.
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. Jan. 22. When
notified of the Queen's death today, Ben
jamin Harrison made this statement:
"No other death could have excited so
general a sorrow. There are persons in,
every nation other than Great Britain
whose -death would more profoundly move
the people of that nation, but Queen Vic
toria's death will hrlng more sadness to
t'he hearts of more men and women than
any other. The drum beat did not define
her dominions, the union Jack was not
the symbol of her large empire. More
hearts pulsated with love for her and
more knees bowed before her queenly per
sonality than ever before a Queen of
Great Britain. 'God save the Queen had
become well nigh a universal anthem.
Heredity does not stay our quest for the
real man or woman upon whose head" a
crown "has fallen. Indeed, that has come
to be the way of the world. The sover
eign whose life is not clean, noble, sympa
thetic: whose personal character Is be
low the best of his people, is. not loved,
and the powers of an unloved King or
Queen are shorn, however the law may
run. Queen Victoria's power was larger
than the law.
"I do not care to speculate as to the
effect of the Queen's death upon Euro
pean politics further than to say that a
mighty influence on the side of peace has
been lost. The British people will find it
hard to adjust their minds and hearts to a
succession. There will be a disposition to
make the pause unusually long after the
first member of the proclamation, The
Queen Is dead'; "but the other member will
follow, and 'Long live the King" will be
spoken resolutely by Britons everywhere.
The new sovereign will be loyally sup
ported In his constitutional prerogatives,
and will not be denied an opportunity to
win that dominion over the hearts of his
people which they yielded to his mother."
Memorial Services in Chicago.
CHICAGO, Jan. 22. Elaborate memor
ial services in honor of Great Britain's
dead Queen will be hcld In Chicago by
former Britons. Representative Chicago
Englishmen, Irishmen and Scotchmen, to
gether with Canadians and ether former
subjects of the late sovereign, met this
afternoon and arranged for a mass meet
ing tomorrow, at which plans for the me
morial service will be adopted. Repre
sentatives of the foreign governments
represented in Chicago presented them
selves at the British Consulate this af
ternoon and presented formal expressions
of sympathy. On the streets many ex
pressions of sorrow for the death of the
Queen were heard, especially around the
bulletin boards of the newspapers, where
crowds congregated to learn the condi
tion of the British sovereign.
Deep Impression in Denmark.
COPENHaVGEJ. Jan. 22. The news Of
the-ieath of Queen Victoria arrived hero
at a late hour. The King was sleeping
and It was thought best not to disturb,
him. The Crown Prince was notified of
Her Majesty's death, and at once tele
graphed condolences to Osborne House.
He will not attend the funeral, as the
condition of the King's health will pre
clude his undertaking the journey. The
late editions of the papers announcing
the news of the Queen's death created a
deep impression. Fetes have been aban
doned. The News at The Hague
THE HAOUE, Jan. 22. Tho press
printed the news of the death of Queen
Victoria with mourning borders. The
court will go into mourning, but it Is
probable that there will be no change
In the arrangements for the marrlago of
GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS.
Verdi's Condition Hopeless.
ROME, Jan., 22. In the Italian Senate
today the President announced that Sig
nor Verdi's condition was hopeless. The
House voted o convey to him its best
wishes for his recovery.
MILAN, Jan. 22. A bulletin issued at 8
P. M. announced that Verdi, was growing
weaker, his pulse and respiration show
ing frequent irregularities and his tem
perature being feverish. ' Up to that
hour there was no modification of the
Krnger Goes to Utrecht.
THE HAGUE. Jan. 22. Mr. Kruger has
started for Utrecht, where he will pass
some weeks. He was greeted by a crowd
at the railroad station and said he felt
very well on coming out for the first time
since his recent Illness.
UTRECHT, Jan. 22. Mr. Kruger arrived
here at midday. He was received by a
committee at tne railroad staJtlon, and was
cheered warmly. As lie drove to his hotel
a choir sang patriotic songs. Mr.' Kruger
thanked the crowd outside and the people
sang the Transvaal national hymns.
Hurricane in Norway.
CHRISTIANIA, Jan. 2. A terrific hurri
cane ravaged the northern coast Monday
night from Tenomso to Chrlstiansund. it
was accompanied by snow, lightning,
thunder and a Spring tide. Great damage
was. done to crops, shipping, houses and
thoroughfares, as well as to telephone
and .telegraph wires. All Incoming steam
ers are delayed, and it Is feared that
many persons have been killed.
"Mysterious Murder in Germany.
' BEivitN, Jan. 22. A mysterious mur
der has Juslt occurred at Gumbennln,
where Cavalry Captain von Krosingk,
while driliing" his men in a riding school,
was killed by a shot through a window.
Close Inspection of the house failed to
discover the murderer.
The Socialists are collecting funds for
the Liebknecht monument, which will be
unveiled March 29.
Krnpp Will Sell England Guns.
BERLIN, Jan 22. Count von Bulow, the
Imperial Chancellor, has received notice
from the Krupp works saying that while
the company haa heretofore refrained
from filling British orders, it will fill
them hereafter. This is understood to be
due tn the fact that the Erhardt con
cern of Dusseldorf has all along sold
arms to England.
A Sword for Dewet.
BERLIN, Jan. 22. A public collection
Is being made in Hamburg with a view of
presenting to General Dewet a sword of
honor and providing relief for suffering
Boer women and children.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY,
Take -Laxative Bromo-Qulnlne Tablets. All
drusreists refund the money it It falls to cur.
E. W. Grove's signature is on each box. 23c.
NEWS GENTLY BROKEN
EMPRESS FREDERICK LEARNS OF
HER MOTHER'S DEATH.
Trials of the Last Few Days Have
Had a Very Bad Effect on
Her Health. ' ,
LONDON, Jan. 23. 'The news of her
mother's death was tenderly broken to
Dowager Empress Frederick late this
evening," says a dispatch to the Dally
Mall from Frankfort. "It was a terrible
shock, but the Empress is bearing up
bravely. The trials of the last few
days have exercised a most prejudicial
effect upon her health, which causes se
SORROW IN BERLIN.
The New King Is Expected to Be
Friendly to Germany.
BERLIN, Jan. 22. The news of the
death of Queen Victoria had been hourly
expected In Berlin, and on its arrival
special editions of the newspapers sold
like wildfire, the announcement being
read with Bilent and respectful sym
pathy. The fact that Empress Augusta
Victoria started today from Homburg to
be near Dowager Enipress Frederick
added to the sad circumstances of the
occasion. The German nation fully
shares in the feeling of the British peo
ple toward the venerable and Illustrious
sovereign who has Just breathed her
Semi-official paragraphs In the press
this evening rebut the Idea, commonly
held In Germany, that the Prince of
Wales, as the new King, will be in
clined to be hostile towards Germany.
Oh the contrary, they assert that he will
act In tho interests of Great Britain and
the British people alone.
A sense of gratification is felt by all
Germans that Emperor William was pres
ent during the last, hours of Queen Vic
toria's life, and that the lofty feelings
of filial piety which prompted his action
have met with such full and unqualified
recognition on the part of tho British
Immediately after the receipt of the
news, Count Von Eulenberg, the chief
court marshal, ordered the flags half
masted on all public buildings. Although
the hour of the evening was somewhat
advanced, a number of embassies and
legations, including the American, did
the same. Special mourning orders to
the Schloss, the army, the court and the
public departments were Issued this even
ing. These will be published tomorrow
and go into effect Immediately.
SYMPATHY OF PARISIANS.
Chamber of Deputies Will Adjourn
as a Sign of Mourning.
PARIS, Jan. 22, 10 P. M. The news of
the aeatn of Queen Victoria was known
In Paris at 7 P. M by special- editions
of the evening papers. Great sympathy
was expressed on all sides. As soon as
definite information reached Parliament,
the President of the Chambers announced
that the next session would be adjourned
as a sign of mourning.
The British Embassy in Paris had not
received official notification of the death
of Queen Victoria until 9:15. As soon as
the news was known at the Ministry of
Kortlgh Affairs, M. Delcasse, the French
Foreign Minister, went to the British Em
bassy to express the condolences of the
French Government to the substitute Am
bassador, Sir Edmund Monson. the Brit
ish Ambassador, being at Beulien. He will
return to Paris tomorrow. President Lou
bet will postpone his visit until the re
turn of Sir Edmund Monson. Not until
then, moreover, -will the arrangements
relative to mourning he made. The Brit
ish' flag, draped with .crepe, will be placed
over the entrance to the embassy today.
This evening there was a steady stream
of callers to Inscribe th,elr names In the
register at the embassy.
Few and far between, indeed, are the
Paris papers this morning which do not
sound the note of regret at the passing
of Queen Victoria. The French Govern
ment will be represented at the funeral
by an extraordinary embassy.
The Canndian Parliament.
NEW YORK. Jan. 22. A special to the
World from Ottawa, Ont., says:
The death of the Queen will not cause
a dissolution of the Canadian Parliament,
according to Sir John Bouernot, the
highest constitutional authority in this
country. It Is a maxim of English con
stitutional law that the sovereign
never dies; the succession to the
throne is instantaneous. The de
mise of the crown Is the only
contlgency upon which the English Par
liament Is required to meet Immediately,
even on Sunday without summons In the
usual form. The reform act of 1867 pro
vided that the then existing Imperial
Parliament at any demise of the
crown, shall not bo terminated by
such demise. In the event of the demise
of the crown all the members of an ex
isting parliament again take the oath of
allegiance. An address of condolence and
congratulation Is passed by the Parlia
ment to the reigning sovereign. As In
England, so In Canada, Parliament was
also for a long time formally terminated
on the demise of the crown, but the Leg
islature of Canada In 1843 passed an act
providing for the continuance of an ex
isting Parliament. This was all re-enacted
In the first session of Dominion
Parliament after confederation. Similar
legislation now exists In all the provinces
"What Bryan Snld.
LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 22. The follow
ing expression on the death of Queen
Victoria was given by W. J. Bryan to
night: "The death of Queen Victoria will be
regretted in all lands. Her personal vir
tues won for her the love or ner sub
jects and the respect of the world. Her
successor will find it difficult to fill her
place in the public esteem."
The News in Rome.
ROME, Jan. 22. A most painful im
pression wag produced by the receipt of
the news of Queen Victoria's death. King
VI"or Emanuel, Queen Helene, the Popr
and members of the government Imme
diately telegraphed condolences.
Frnnz Josefs Condolences.
VIENNA, Jan. 22. Emperor Franz
Josef, who was greatly affected to learn
that Queen Victoria had passed away,
Immediately dispatched a message of
condolence to Osborne.
The Sews in Ottawn.
OTTAWA, Can., Jan. 22. When the
news of the Queen's death reached Ot
tawa the Secretary of State issued a
proclamation continuing In office all who
held positions under the Crown. This Is
merely formal. All public buildings In
the Dominion at once placed the Union
Jack at half mast.
THE HAGUE, Jan. 22. Queen WU
helmlna, who was much grieved, dis
patched messages of eondolence to the
members of the British royal family.
Kln of Greece Goes to London.
ATHENS, Jan. 22. King George
started for London tonight.
To Strengthen Britain's Navy.
LONDON, Jan. 22. In the course of a
very strong editorial appeal this morn
ing for strengthening the navy of Great
Britain, and placing it on an adequate
war footing, the Times saysr
"Our fleet should be of sufficient size,
force and equipment and readiness for
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General Rodriguez ha3 written down his
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war as shall leave no reasonable doubt
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The article goes on to say:
"For months past the complement of
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The Times protests against any finan
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BURNED A BRITISH VESSEL
Hlshhundcd Doings of Venezuelan
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. A dispatch to the
Herald from Port of Spain, Trinidad,
Persons who arrived here today from
the mainland of Venezuela report that
the Venezuelan gunboat Miranda has
burned the sloop Maria Teresa, owned by
a subject of Great Britain. It Is said
that the government suspected that arms
for the rebels were being imported from
Trinidad and ordered that vessels trad
ing with the Island should be stopped.
The Maria Teresa, which was anchored
at Gulra, attempted to move to smoother
water. The Miranda's men, without ques
tion or explanation, are said to have
taken possession of the sloop, throwing
kerosene over It, and burned It to the
water's edge. The Umpire, the Trinidad
and the Cocoa, coasting vessels, are said
to have been stopped. The Miranda has
The rebellion Is spreading. The man
ager of the New York & Bermudese Com
pany, In Bermudese, has gone to Guanoco.
The Orinoco Company Intends to stop Us
mall service because of the seizure of
the delta by the rebels.
SCORPION GOES TO CURACOA.
Probably to Forward Minister
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. A special to the
Times from Washington says:
In all probability something definite
will be received shortly throwing
light on what Is happening In
Venezuelan. Lieutenant-Commander Sar
gent reports that he is going
to Curacoa, nominally to coal. It is sug
gested at the State and Navy Depart
ments that he Is going there so that he
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being tamperea with by the Venezuelan
Government. It Is even probable that he
may have some of Minister Loomls' dis
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and there are several points In Venezuela
where Lieutenant-Commander Sargent
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half way between La Guayra and Cura
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port; It is hardly 'believed that the Vene
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who may be so afflicted. The General
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Cuban .independence he rose from, the
ranks to the grade of Brigadier-General,
and in 1S36 won a decisive victory over
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refuse point blank to let an American
vessel coal at Porto Cabello or any other
Venezuelan port, but there are a number
of ways In which the same end could be
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authorities could, for Instance, claim that
they were out of coal, or they could raise
There are still no dispatches from Min
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Venezuelan authorities have allowed him
to send one dispatch, but It does not bear
In any way. It Is asserted at tho Stat
Department, upon the trouble between the
two countries, and relates to an unimpor
tant matter of routine. If he has suc
ceeded In getting dispatches into Lieutenant-Commander
Sargent's hands, they
should be here very soon.
Contests His Grandfather's Will.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Jan. 22. Sherburne
Miller Becker, a grandson of the latp S.
S. Merrill, for many years general man
ager of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul system, ha9 brought suit to contest
the will of his grandfather, who died In
iS85. The estate Is worth 51,150,000. Mrs.
Becker, the mother of Mr. Becker, who
is contesting the will, died a few months
ago. Under the will of S. S. Merrill, his
grandfather, he would receive one-half of
his mother's share In the estate, which
would give him an Income of $000 per
annum. Mr. Becker Is advised that he is
entitled to a greater share in the estate.
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