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LONDON. April L The Statist -will say
"The action of Mr. Gage, Secretary of
the United States Treasury, in buying
bonds was Influenced by his desire to pre
vent any acute pressure for money in
New Tork at a time -when the German
loan was on the point of Issue, and "when
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the British and German money markets,'
as it would mean that Instead of further
amourits of American money being em
ployed In London and Berlin and facili
tating the Issue of loans, a portion of that
already here to American credit might be
Gage Purchases Bonds.
WASHINGTON, April 3. The Secretary
of the Treasury today purchased at New
York for the sinking fund 5672,000 in Gov
ernment short-term bonds on substantial
ly the same terms as the $2,000,000 pur
chased yesterday. The Secretary has re
jected some offers of honds that were a
trifle higher than the figures named in his
German Loan Offered.
BERLIN, .April 3 The new 3 per cent
imperial loan of 300,000,000 marks was of
fered today. The directors of the Im
perial Bank this evening estimated that
the subscriptions amount to over 462,000,
Daily Treasury Statement.
"WASHINGTON. April 3. Today's state
ment of he Treasury balances in the gen
eral fund, exclusive of the $150,000,000 gold
in the division of redemption, shows:
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stock in the open market, and terms are
being discussed on which the New York
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chase of the Delaware & Hudson the
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aware & Hudson Company produces from
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ness." The Herald will say tomorrow that
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phant and numerous officials and directors
of the road unite in saying that there is
not a -word of truth in the rumors bearing
upon the acquisition or lease of the Dela
ware & Hudson. -
INDIANA STRIKE AVERTED.
Miners Surrender to Operators on
the Powder Question.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind., April 3. At the
final meetings tonight between the repre
sentatives of 6000 miners in the Indiana
fields and the operators, tho miners sur
rendered to the operators on the claims
for the purchase of powder and the
threatened strike is averted. By the
agreement the miners for a year must
buy their powder from the operators at
H 75, instead of in the open market. This
rule prevails in Ohio and 'Illinois. There
is much bitterness among the miners, who
are divided into two factions on the prop
osition. The mines will resume &i once.
Secretary Root Sends MacArthur In
structions Regarding tke Prisoner
First Report of Army Frauds
MANILA, April 3. Chief Justice Arel
lano, who administered to Aguinaldo the
oath of allegiance to the United States
Government, described today the condi
tions leading up to and attending the
ceremony, which was semi-private. Agui
naldo, still detained in an apartment of
the Malacanan Palace, and awaiting or
ders from Washington, had expressed
himself ah anxious to learn more regard
ing the American system of government
and. had asked Chief Justice Arellano to
enlighten him. The Chief Justice care
fully Explained the various measures
passed b the Philippine Commission, and
6howed him what provisions were made
for education and prbgress and for mu
nicipal and provincial self-government.
Listening with deep interest, Aguinaldo
finally exclaimed: "I never believed the
Americans would be so fair and liberal."
Before the conversation had ended, he
had agreed to take the oath of allegiance,
and this was immediately administered.
Senor Arellano says:
"Agulnaldo's action will induce all the
Insurgents to surrender, and J predict that
the Islands will be completely pacified by
June. Aguinaldo is eager to visit the
United States, but when I questioned him
on the subject of holding office, he replied
that he had no desires In that direction
and intended to retire to private life after
a trip to America."
It is reported here this evening that
President McKinley has invited Aguinal
do to visit the United States, and that
the ex-Insurgent leader may sail from Ma
nila, April 15. General MacArthur, when
question regarding the rumor, said he had
absolutely nothing to communicate.
Constancla Probleto,' daughter of the exi
chief of the Kalipunan Society, who is
president of the Woman's Peace League,
was permitted to have a long Intefview
with Aguinaldo. She reports having found
him In a quandary, professedly desirous
of peace, yet reluctant to abandon the
idea of Filipino Independence.
"He seemed unable to make up his mind
regarding the oath of allegiance to the
United States," she says, "because he had
sworn eternal fealty- to the Filipino flag
and had been elected leader of the revo
lution. He showed a disinclination to as
sist in ending the insurrection, though he
bowed somewhat to public sentiment. He
w,anted a conference In rder to ascertain.
ttfeWIshtl fh lioWtJ people .and sug
gested that a convention consisting half
of Insurgents and half of Paclflcos should
decide the matter.
"I told him that 90 per cent of the pop
ulation were In favor of peace, and he
responded: 'Even so, my lot Is yet ;wlth
those upholding the cause of the insur
gents. With their consent, I would quit,
but otherwise, how can I? By the trickery
of the Americans I was captured. Now
that I am a prisoner I must consider
what is best. Liberty is sweet, but those
whom I would desert would hate me.
Hard Is my lot. If parolled I should Re
spect my word, but sometimes I think
exile and Imprisonment would be pref
When Aguinaldo arrived here he asked
to see Mablnl. On being told that Mablnl
was in Guam, he wished to consult with
Chief Justice Arellano, General Trias and
Salaza, the Secretary of the Interior in
the so-called Filipino Government, who
surrendered with General Trias. They
urged him to reflect upon the ruin al
ready wrought and the woe and destruc
tion which a continuance of the war
would entail and they advised him to ac
cept American clemency. Others did the
same. Aguinaldo stubbornly held out, but
allowed himself by degrees to be per
suaded. Senorita Probleto says that Aguinaldo
shows a, distrust of the educated Filipinos
and Is largely guided by the prejudices of
the lower blass. His wife, mother and
sister visit him dally.
DISPOSITION OF AGUINALDO.
Secretary Root Sends Instructions to
WASHINGTON, April 3 After a con
sultation with the President, Secretary
Root tonight sent a cable message to Gen
eral MacArthur, giving him instructions
regarding Aguinaldo and the views of .the
Administration on some recommendations
as to Philippine affaire made by General
MacArthur. The contents of the cable
gram will not be made public for the
present. It was stated at the War TDe
partment today that General MacArthur
had made no communication regarding
Aguinaldo today, and that the attitude
of this Government toward the insurgent
chief has not changed. He is yet held
as a prisoner, and, while he will be treat
ed with every kindness, there is no dis
position to allow him liberty unless It Is
demonstrated that he Intends to comply
fully with the amnesty terms and his
oath of allegiance. Aguinaldo is more
than an ordinary prisoner, and it has not
yet been determined whether or not he Is
responsible for the violation of the law
of war. His capture was made with? a
view of securing results, and while Gen
eral MacArthur's dispatches indicate that
these results will be very satisfactory,
they have not yet followed.
The cable message sent to Manila was
of considerable length, and was quite spe
cific as to the policy of the Government.
It Is understood that Aguinaldo would
like certain assurances or promises, and
the Government has informed General
MacArthur just what the Government
While It is believed -that the Insurrec
tion would end before long without the
assistance ot Aguinaldo, the Government
would be glad to make use of him to has
ten the pacification of the islands, if it
can be done consistently with Agulnaldo's
former attitude, and consistently with
what the best " interests of the United
States In the islands are believed to de
mand. Reports received today show 'that
small bands are constantly surrendering
In the Philippines, and that general con
ditions are most satisfactory to the mlli--tary
MANILA ARMY FRAUDS.
General MacArthur Says the Report
WASHINGTON, April 3 The fqllowlng
cablegram, was received today at 'the War
Department from General MacArthur, at
"Brigadier-General Robert P. Hughes
reports the surrender at Banga, North
west Panay, 'March 31. of 30 officers. 185
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men, and 105 rifles. General Kobbo re
ports 21 men and 21 guns surrendered
March 31 in Northern Mlnanao.
"The commissary frauds Are being in
vestigated. They are not of sufficient
gravity to cause concern, and are appar
ently due to irregularity m sales sayings.
The press reports are inexact and mis
General MacArthur's dispatch, as well
as' other Information received concerning
the frauds, leaves considerable doubt as
to tho exact character of Jhose alleged
peculations. General IdacAthur speaks
of "sales." These sales consist pf sav
ings by the soldiers on the regular ra
tions Issued, which they aro allowed to
dispose of for their own benefit. Gener
ally the savings are made a company
matter, and are disposed of in bulk to the
highest bidder. They may bq returned to
the Commissary Department, and bought
in by the Government at cost price, but
there Is no reason why they should pot be
sold elsewhere. If the managers ot the
company fund should so desire. As Army
rations do not pay the usual duty lm
I- were of considerable amount Sales from
commissary stores, not Including the reg
ular Tatlbns, are made to officers and
men, but only upon a certificate or decla
ration that-they are for the personal use
of the purchaser.' It is said that no
great amount of such sales could be used
by any person or persons without detec
tion. Officers or men purchasing such
stores and reselling them would be guilty
of violating the Army regulations and
would he subject to court-martial. As
to the other savings, they are upon the
regular rations Issued to each company.
They might be In flour, meat, sugar, or
any number of staple articles Included In
the ration. The money procured. for the
sale of such savings Is usually devoted
to the purchase of such supplies as are
not Included In the ratiftn, and many del
icacies and varieties of food are thus se
cured by the men in garrison or camp.
General MacArthur cables that the num
ber of sick in the Philippines Is 2S33 In
hospital, and 908 In quarters, the percent
age being 6.89.
Major-General Young has telegraphed
the War Department that he will come to
Washington before assuming command
ot the Department pf California. Secre
tary Root desires to consult with General
Young regarding conditions In the Philip
pines, and also upon his future duties at
Mornl Effect of the Capture.
CHICAGO, April 3. General Wesley
Merrlt, who recently returned to Chicago
after a western trip with the Commer
cial Club excursion party, said in regard
to the. capture of Aguinaldo:
"Of course there ran be no doubt it will
prove effective In lessening the opposi
tion to the ''American forces, still he is
only one man and never has been the
great dominating personality among the
Insurgents. The fact of the case is that
while he is undeniably exceedingly clev
er, he has been In reality the Instrument
of a lot of shrewd leaders. The moral
effect of his capture will be good, but the
most hopeful feature of the situation is
an apparent realization on the part of the
leaders In general that continued opposi
tion to our forces Is useless."
No Doubt of the Tenacity.
PARIS, April 4. "The recent successes
of the Americans In the Philippines," says
Figaro this morning, "albear to have
discouraged the resistance of the Fili
pinos, and will probably lead to a real
pacification, but the organization of the
country 'will be a difficult and laborious
task. President -McKinley has frequently
expressed a desire to establish local gov
ernment, but will not the population be
incapable of appreciating autonomy, es
pecially in conformity with the views of
Washington? Surprises are In store, al
though It is not to be doubted that the
tenacious conquerors will eventually solve
May Lend to a General Surrender.
NEW YORK, April 3 A special o the
Herald from Washington says:
Important proposals relative to the sur
render of all the insurgents In the Phil
ippines have been made by Aguinaldo,
through General MacArthur, to .the Unit
ed States. The proposals were brought
before the Cabinet meeting, and- at Its
conclusion Instructions in reply to them
were sent by Secretary Root. The Presi
dent will not bargain with Aguinaldo, but
If the prisoner will use his influence, the
United States will welcome his aid, and
will consider his conduct when determin
ing the future of tLc prisoner.
Smallpox at the Presidio.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, Owing to
the discovery of a- case of smallpox among
the men of the Eleventh InfaTitry, the
regiment will not sail for Manila on the
transport Kllpatrick, on April 5, as' had
been planned. Two companies of the regi
ment are to be detained at .Angel Isjand
until danger of th& spread of the disease
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CHINA REFUSES TO SIGN
NOTIFIES RUSSIA OF REJECTION OF
Due to Pressure Brought "by the
Other Powers Earl LI Jn Fa
vor of the Agreement.
PEKIN, April 3. The Chinese Govern
ment has formally notified Russia that
Chlna owing to the attitude of the pow
ers, Is not able to sign the Manchurian
"It is China's desire," says the formal
notification, "to keep on friendly terms
with all nations. At present she is going
through a period, which Is the most peril
ous In the emp'lre's history, and It Is
necessary that she should have the
nation friendly, that she should alienate
the sympathies of all others."
Li Hung Chang says this letter settles
the matter definitely, and that Russia was
Informally notified to the same effect
March 29. Prince Chlng says that every
Chinaman except L.I Hung Chang was
against signing the convention.
CAUSED INTEREST IN WASHINGTON
To the Russian Ambassador the
News Came as a Surprise.
WASHINGTON, -April 3 Great Interest
was manifested In official and diplomatic
circles tonight over the Associated Press
report that the Chinese had determined
not to sign the Manchurian agreement.
No official Information has reached this
Government or the principal foreign em
bassies. To the Russian Ambassador the
news came as a great surprise, as he had
hoped for a successful conclusion of the
convention. Russia, he said, had Informed
the Chinese Government that she did not
mean to take Manchuria, and that her de
sire was to make such arrangements as
would avoid the repetition In the future
of the Boxer troubles of last Summer.
The Ambassador declined, In the absence
of official advices, to Indicate what prob
ably would be the future course of his
Russia, In a measure, controls the situ
ation In Manchuria, as she has possession
of the country and the great mass of
her soldiers now In Asia are within that
territory. China having refused the terms
specified by Russia, the Russians assert
she may take hen own good time and 're
tire from the country whenever she is in
clined to do so She has proclaimed to
the world that her Intentions regarding
Manchuria are entirely honorahle, that
the proposed agreement was purely tem
porary and not Intended to Impair the
sovereignty of Chlna-or to Injure the In
terests of the other powers." Such be
ing the case, it was suggested by a diplo
mat tonight that the powers must have
confidence In the honesty of the Russians.
The suggestion is made also that per
haps the Russians may attempt to ob
tain a further modification of the pro
posed agreement with China, or only seek
to obtain from the powers opposed to It
in its present form the points of objection
held by them, with a view to the prep
aration of a further document that will
overcome many of these objections and
assure without any equivocation whatso
ever the absolute Integrity of the Chinese
Empire and render It free from any en
tanglement that may menace It as the
result of such agreement. The United
States was firm In the opinion that it
was inexpedient-for the Chinese Govern
ment to enter into a treaty with any of
the powers interested in the present status
of the Chinese situation, pending the
general settlement of the matters at Issue,
and this position, backed "by the views
of other governments, it Is felt here has
neen an Important factor with the im
perial government in determining its at
titude toward the Russian Government.
A Favorable Sign.
LONDON, April A. In a dispatch to the
Times from Pekln, dated Tuesday, Dr.
"A week has elapsed, but Russia has
done nothing to carry her threats into
execution. LI Hung Chang continues
vainly to Implore the court to modify its
decision not to sign the Manchurian con
vention, but, In view of the attitude of
the country. It is hardly possible tRat
China would sign unless Russia materially
abates her demands. Tnls remarkable
stand Is a hopeful sign of vitality, and
should affect favorably the whole course
of the negotiations, if the powers seize
the opportunity to quicken the pace."
Not Bclleied at Berlin.
BERLIN, April 3. The German Foreign
Office has no Information as to whether
the Manchurian convention, has been
signed or 'rejected, but the opinion pre
vails that' it. has not yet been signed.
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All letters received nowadays from China
tell of the homesickness of the. German
troops. The correspondent of the Berliner
Tageblatt says that "the whole German
contingent is thoroughly disappointed and
tired of China." Published letters from
officers tell the same tale. A correspond
ent of the Frankfurter Zcltung mentions
a number of cases where missionaries
by the wholesale blackmailed the Chinese,
The Ministry o War finds it very difficult
to obtain volunteers to replace the home
bound soldiers in China.
Peaceable Settlement Impossible.
CANTON, April 3 It is reported here
that the Viceroy has received a telegram
from the court to the effect that a peace
able settlement of affairs Is Impossible.
The Viceroy Is described as being much
disturbed at this communication.
The Agreement Not Signed.
. ST. PETERSBURG, April 3. The cor
respondent of the Associated Press Is In
formed by a trustworthy authority that
the Manchurian convention has not yet
j been signed y,8 ?
Half of Its Session Gone and Only
One Bill Passed.
HONOLULU, March 27. via San Fran
cisco, April 3. The Legislature has now
completed half of its term of session, and
only one bill has reached the Governor.
This bill Is one appropriating money for
'the expenses of the session. In both Sen
ate and House constant debates over
small matters have prevented the trans
action of business, the Senate especially
having occupied nearly all of its time In
debates over rules and quarrels over the
rulings of the president. The home rul
ers have many measures pending which
are beginning to be In danger o falling
to pass for lack of time, and they are pre
paring for night sessions to force the
transaction of business. Seventy bills
are before the House in various stages,
and half as many are before the Senate.
Dr. N. Russell, president of the Senate,
today presented his resignation. His ac
tion was due to a disagreement with
other members of the home rule party on
the dispensary law. Dr. Russell Is the
author ot the bill which has been held m
committee for some time. At a caucus
last night he threatened to resign If the
bill was not reported today, and this
morning he carried out his threat. His
resignation has been rejected, but he re
fuses to occupy the chair again.
The House Is considering a specific tax
on sugar as a means of raising revenue in
the islands. More resolutions calling upon
heads of departments for correspondence
with Washington have been passed, and a
number of Investigations are In prospect.
Governor Dole' has" given the House, in
a conference with o. special committee, his
correspondence with Land Agent Brown
on the subject ot the latter'strlp to the
National capital as an agent of the terri
tory. " .
Governor Dole has signed proclamations
transferring the customs-house property
of the Islands to the Federal Government,
In accordance with section 91 ot the terri
torial act. The property affected Is in
Honolulu, Hllo, Kahului and Mahukona.
New York Bank Consolidation.
NEW YORK, April 3. The semi-official
statement was made by the Hanover Na
tional Bank today of Its intention to take
over the assets and business of the Con
tinental National Bank. Benjamin Per
kins, president of the Continental Bank,
was elected a director of the Hanover
yesterday. The capital of the Hanover
Is $3,000,COO, and Its surplus Is $5,000,000.
The Continental's capital la $1,000,000, and
Its surplus and undivided profits are $508.
258. An officer of the Hanover National
was asked for the terms of the merger,
but he declined to give them for the pres
ent. It was unofficially reported that $160
a share was paid for the stock of the
Continental National Bank.
Commander Tllley Coining Home.
WASHINGTON, April 3. Orders have
been sent forward by the Navy Depart
ment for Commander Tllley, the naval
commandant at TutuIIa, Samoa, to come
to Washington Commandant Tllley has
been anxious for some time past to confer
with the Assistant Secretary of the Navy
In regard to the needs of his station, and
this order will give him the opportunity,
as well as a chance to visit his family In
the United States. He will leave TutuIIa
upon the first suitable steamer, and will
return to his post after the completion
of his business in Washington.
Rebels Strong Near Colombia.
KINGSTON, Jamaica. April 3. Accord
ing to advices received here today from
Colon, the rebels continue to hold strong
positions In the neighborhood of Panama..
The attempts of the government troops to
drive them out have failed, and the gov
ernment 'commanders are now content to
guard the city against attack. The Lib
erals are confident of ultimate success.
Business in Important centers of Colombia
Is still paralyzed.
Eighteen Month Will Be Required
to Build the Bridge Across the
Columbia Work an the- Port
VANCOUVER, Wash., April 3. Edmund
Rice, Jr., secretary and manager ot the
Washington & Oregon Railroad Company,
which recently purchased the right of way
ot the Portland & Puget Sound Railway
Company, from this city to Kakvma, said
tonight that the company is malting ar
rangements to commence bulhilns th Hue
at once. The comyaay expeata to advertise-for
bids AprilJS. anrf lo have the line
; completed and rcarlv tn nm trains tnt.
jr Vancouver by September, in time to move
tms soasonT "Tut crop. Double crews
of suH&Prst are settig grade stakes and
cross-stloninsr. and it fs the kitntlon
to have, jhls work finished thte wak.
Chle'Englneer O'Neill is prejKwtes pfcuvu
for construction, and bids wilt be asked
The line from Vancouver to Kahuna
wilt be a little over 30- miles long. Tho
grade. Mr. Rice soya. Is in vary ged
condition, only reaulrhie to &e leveled n
places and culvqrts and brfcfgw built.
The remainder of tho right of way has
been cleared. There are no heavy grades,
and the line wilt be comparatively ey
to build. Regular trains, he- says, wttt
be operated to and from "Vancowjae fv
the completion of that portion ofljv&togd
until the bridge- across the- ColumtiiS? aahl
the connecting- line across the- en4n8Ulu.
to Portland has been completed. Mr
Rice estimates that It will require 18
months to build the bridge after the right
to construct it has been obtained from
Mr. Rice declined to make any state- '
ment regarding the status of thafe por
tion of the line between this lfcy atkl
Portland, further than to say feh&fc sur
veyors are at work on It.
THE DEATH ROLL.
An Omaha Financier.
OMAHA. April 3. A cablegram Cram
Nassau, Bahama Islands announoed tho
death there from consumption yesterday
of Captain William M. Marsh, president
of the Union National Bank, of this tty,
and treasurer of the Omaha Streat Rail-
JTiaxComany, aged 60 years.
An Italian Editor.
NEW YORK, April 3. Vincenzo Foltod
orl, publisher and editor of the Italian
newspapers El Progresso, and Chrkitotor
Colombo, died today at his home in Staple
ton, Staten Island, aged 5S.
Louis Gordon MacRne.
LONDON, April 3. Louis Gordon Mae
Rae, editor of the Financial Times, died
today In Switzerland. He was born in
The Macedonian Congress.
SOFIA. Bulgaria, April 3. The Mace
donian Congress has been convoked for
April 15. A number of Bulgarian elllcers
have resigned ra'ther than obey the order
of the Minister of War forbidding mili
tary men to retain membership In tho
The Boers Will Be After Him.
BOSTON, April 3. Dr. Frazer. a special
commissioner of the British Government,
was in this city today making inquiries
as to the facilities for shipping from this
port a consignment of 900 Canadian hors:
for the British Army In South Africa.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT NEWS.
Affulnaldo wants to come to America, then re
turn home and retire to prlvato life. Faffjf 1.
Root sends MacArthur inatruationa regarding
the prisoner. Page 1.
Tho Army frauds a-t Manila, aro not as bad as
flrat reported. Pase 1.
China formally notifies Russia, she will! not
sign tho Manchurian treaty. Page 1.
Russia contemplates a. permanent oeaupatten
of Manchuria. Page 3.
The Ministers at Pekln are maktner good prog
ress vtith the negotiations. Pag 3.
The Franco-Italian fetes at Toulon are expeet
ed to mark, a new era. Page 2.
Three old temples ia Japan burned recently.
The government was defeated In the Danish
elections. Page 2.
Republicans will have a majority of 10 in the
Chicago Council. Page 2.
A snow storm at Pittsburg caused a heavy
loss Page 2.
Jones continued his testimony In the Riee mur
der case. Page 3.
, Pacific Coa,st.
Budget of Alaska news brought by steamer
Dolphin. .Page 4.
Fares to Alaska have been fixed by the aHsam
shrp association. Page 3.
A strip of Washington County was iBadr
tantly added by the Legislature to CWum
bla. Page 4.
Washington & Oregon will be running tpatns
Into Vancouver In September. Page 1.
The law of the State of Washington areAttag
the office of Fire Manual will remain J
operatlve. Page 4. " t
Olympla has presented Sylvester Park fer'aae
ltor grounds. Page 4.
Commercial and Marine.
Chicago bears force Phillips out af the wheat
market. Page 11.
Day of great excitement and reckless trading'
on Wall street. Page 11.
Steamship Warfleld to load wheat at PerUand
for South America. Page 5.
Scarcltr of sallow in Portland beeemlng seri
ous. Page 5.
Portland and Vicinity.
President of Portland Street Railway Men's
Union discharged. Page 12.
Ordinance Introduced to aboltah wooden side
walks in the business distriet by July 1.
1904. Page 10.
Movement started to get National Cenfereneo
of Charities and Corrections. Pas "K
Portland carnival of 1001 will probably be aa
outdoor fair. Page 12.
Port of Portland Commission examines sites
for a drydock. Page 8.
D: C. O'Reilly paid $124,700 for his Columbia.
Southern interests. Page 10.
Striking brewers refuse to make a public state
ment. Page T.