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IN THE ISLANDS
Governor Wright Says Condi
tions Are Satisfactory, De
spite Contrary Reports.
ENGAGEMENT WITH OUTLAWS
Fight of Constabulary Resulted
In Loan to Lndronet-Many
HantfN flouted In Putt
WASHINGTON, March 6.-Governor
Tart hM received tht following dis
patch from Acting Governor Wright,
of the Philippines, In response to in
quiries us to ih recent reported re
verses: "Bell' operations In Lnguna drova
the Insurgents to Momng, about 15
miles from Manila. Twenty-five con
stabularies, under a native sergesnt.
attacked them. The ammunition was
soon exhausted and they were forced
to retire, without loss.
"Assistant Chief Atkinson, of tbe
constabulary. "h reinforcement. Im
mediately took charge and drove the
band, with loa to the latter, into La
guna. There aw not 0 member In
the band of Insurgents and the La-
drone In entire Luson Island today.
The constabulary, with the aid of
Trlaa (governor of Cavrte) and the na
tive police, during the last two ween
have routed Lad rone band existing
in Cavlte for many years, capturing
and receiving by urrender over 100
"The mot Important feature la the
sentiment among, the Inhabitant too.
tile to the Ladronea and the Inaur
gents. All the other organised prov-
I nee are quiet. The situation la very
encouraging, notwlthirtandlng the per
latent attmepta to create a contrary
TAFT WILL BE OPERATED CPON
WASHINGTON. March . Governor
Taft, having concluded hi testimony
before the congressional committee, left
here this afternoon for a visit to Cln
clnn&U. While there he will undergo
an operation for an ailment which com
pelled his return home from the Phil
BOERS' MISSION FAILED.
WASHINGTON. March 1 The mis
sion of the Boer delegates to the Unit
ed State government Us ended so far
as the officials know. They presented
credentials but made no effort to em-
barawT the administration by formal
applications for relief.
VANCOUVER MILLS BURNED.
VANCOUVER. B. C, March Fire
this morning iburned the shingle mill
of the British Columbia Shingle Man
ufacturing Company Here. Three ma
chines, with a capacity of 76.000 shin
ghs a day, the trailers and engines
were also destroyed. The loss is -0,-
BODY DRIFTS ASHORE.
VICTORIA, B. C, March . Officers
of tlhe steamer Bosoowlta say that
Indians reported that a body, with a
Mfe-preeerver on It had drifted ashore
near Tongas. It may be the body of
one of those lost in the Bristol disas
ter. .1 13
GERMAN PRINCE VISITS
HUB OF THE UNIVERSE
Spent Most of the Day In Boston and
Went to Harvard to Get an
BOSTON, Maroh t. Prince Henry,
of Prussia, was the guest of Boston
today and Ms -welcome was a cordial
one. Governor Crane and Mayor Col
lins, acting for the state and city, ex
tended offlolal courtesies to him, and
when the prince ceremoniously recelv
ed their calls he went to Cambridge
to deliver the gifts of his brother,
KaJser William, to the German mus'
eqnj. Ml tp receive from Harvard the
honorary degree of doctor of laws.
The prince received a cablegram
from ths emperor congratulating him
on hi new honor.
Tonight the prince was given a din
ner by the city of Boston. Hs will re
sume Ms Journey early In ttm morn
ing and tomorrow will visit Albany
snd the United States military aca
demy at West Point, en route to New
York, which he will reach Friday even.
STABBED TO DEATH.
BUTTE. Mont., March 6.-A special
to the Miner from Winston says: A
fatal stabbing affray occurred at the
East Pacific mine In which Foreman
Tlghe almost Instantly killed Paul
Knelt with a knife. An altercation oc
curred between the two men and they
came to blows.
PAYNE TALKS ON
Tariff Reduction Will, He De
clares, Prevent Annex
. ation of Island.
FALSE REPORTS SENT OUT
HARD ON THE STRIKERS.
Machinists Who Walked Out Were
Not-Given Old Places.
SAN FRANCISCO, March .-FolIow-
Ing the settlement of the machinists'
strike, nearly 1000 men sought employ
ment wtlh their old firms during the
day, but li-ss than 100 were given po
sitions vacated May 20, 19VL
CEMEMING HIE BOND
SPEECH OF AM HAW A DOK
CIIOATE AT LONDON.
Assured Leading Meu of the
Lasting Feeling of Friend
ship Felt Here.
LONDON, March l Lord Avebury
(Sir John Lubbock) prealded last night
at the banquet her of the Associat
ed Chambers of Commerce of the Unit'
Jowph .H, Choate, American ambas
sador to Great Britain, In replying to
a toast "The Ambassadors,'' said that
upon returning from America, the land
of sunshine, to the Impenetrable fog of
London he began to think his
country owed more to sunshine
than many of his countrymen
were willing to believe. He was
ready to concede that the inhabitants
of these foggy islands had had
marvelous series of centuries of suc
cess and renown. The future alone
eoukl tell, continued the speaker, what
bis own countrymen might achieve
under brighter sides.
Mr. Choate eloquently referred to
two dreamers who had lived one bun
dred and fifty years apart. The first
was Benjamin Franklin, who pictured
the American continent peopled and
ruled by the British; the second was
Lord Rosebery, who Indulged In pic
tures of what might have happened if
s separation had not occurred. Mr.
Choate asked it the actual picture seen
today was not far grander than the
pictures either of Franklin or Lord
Rosebery. Great Britain and America
were, mighty nations, standing together
as friends, not allies; neither one lock
Ing down or up to the other, but n a
strictly equal footing; both equals In
energy, resources and ambition, and
working out on absolutely Independent
lines the same great ends of clvlllia
tton, knowledge and liberty. lie could
say, continued the American ambas
sador, that the feelings of his country
men toward Great Britain were mors
cordial friendly and sympathetic than
Mlftleadinjr statements Made ah
to Attitude of President
on Shipping: Bill. '
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WASHINGTON, March H-Chalrman
Payne, of tbe house wayi and means
commJwee, today roado a statement
regarding the Cuban situation in which
he reviewed the propositions "tending.
He said a majority of the Republicans
think something ought to bo done for
Cuba, He says:
'Many misleading statements as to
the attitude of the president, the cab
inet and house Republicans are ap
pearing In the newspapers.' I cannot
speak of conferences with the presU
den, but have every assurance that the
cabinet is not divided oa the subject,
nor have the majority of the house
Republicans commit4.! themselves
either to the Morris, Tawney or do-
Payne said that to grant 20 per cent
reduction wlH prevent the annexation
of Cuba for many years, and that an
nexation will mean free trade. He
cloaea by saying:
To refuse to do anything would put
the house In the position of hostility
to the president, and would cause
uncertainty and a feeling of apprehen
sion to producers of sugar in the
states, and would be utterly demoral
ising." CONFERENCE. AT WHITE HOUSE
Congressmen Consulted With Presi
dent on Cuban Proposal.
WASHINGTON. March 6.-The third
conference of Republican members of
the house to consider the Cuban tar
iff concessions was held tonight. Be
fore the meeting Speaker Henderson
and Representative Cannon, chairman
of the caucus, called at the White
House and were understood to have
held a further conference with the
president on the situation.
After speeches by Dalzell, of Penn
sylvania; Taylor, of Ohio; Long, of
Kansas, and Speaker Henderson n the
various sides of the question, the in
ference adjourned until next Tuesday
The following authorised statement
was made public at the White House
"Any stateemnt that the preallent
has changed his attitude on the Cuban
reciprocity question Is without ttie
slightest foundation In ftct."
HANNA ON SHOTTING BILL.
Spoke to Senate From Viewpoint of
American Business Mn.
WASHINGTON. March 8.-A notable
speech was made in the senate today
oy Hanna on the pending shipping bill,
which he discussed from . the point
of an American business man. He
commanded the undivided attention of
the senate and of the galleries, and
when the closed received the congratu
lations of many of his colleagues. Ear
ly in the session Frye, in charge of
the shipping Mil. obtained an agree
ment that the senate should vote on
the measure at 3 p. en. Monday, March
Before consideration of the snipping
bin was resumed, an extended debate
occurred on the measure providing for
the protection of the president of the
United States. Bacon took the ground
that the bill was an Invasion of the
jurisdiction of the states, and that ft
ought to be amended radically. Pat
terson urged that the bill ought to
pass In Its present form. No action
. TO LOOK INTO BOUNDARY.
WASHINGTON, March 6. A favor
able report was today authorised by
the senate committee on commerce on
the bill authorising the president to
appoint a commission to co-operate
with Canada lp examlnaatlon of the
diversion of the boundary waters be
tween the two countries.
THE DAT IN THE HOUSE
WASHINGTON. March 6.The bouse
devoted another day to debate on the
bill to classify the rural free-delivery
service, and to place carriers under
contract. Little Interest was manifest
ed In tbe discussion.
DANISH WEST INDIES TREATT.
COPENHAGEN, March .-The Fol-
kethlng has decided to give the Dan
ish West Indies treaty two readings;
The first will probably occur this
week. No protracted debate Is ex
pected. The treaty thereafter will go
to landsthtng (upper house), where
the opposition to the ministry is
REPORT IS CONFIRMED.
WASHINGTON, March s.-The Aus
trian minister, Hengelmuller Von Hen
gervar; confirms the report that the
Austrian-Hungarian ministry here' Is
to be converted Into ah embassy. "
COLLIDE AT SEA
Waesland Struck and Sunk by
Harmenkfes Off the Coast
ONLY TWO LIVES WERE LOST
MERGER OF ICC TRUSTS
BIG EASTEHN CONCERT'S
ARE TO CONSOLIDATE.
American Company Said to He
About to Absorb Knicker
CHICAGO, March t It is reported.
says the Tribune, that the American
Ice Company, a New Jersey corpora
tion, with a capital stock of $38,rs,-
600, win absorb the Knickerbocker Ice
Company, of Chicago. The ' American
company has. a. large business In-New
York. Philadelphia, Washington, Bal
timore. Pittsbo rg -smd -other - Eastern
cities. It never has come west of
Pennsylvania to do tusinesa. ,
Local representatives of the Knick
erbocker Ice Company said tbey bad
not heard of the matter and were not
inclined to 'believe In its truth, al
though they admitted that such a
transaction might be underway. ,
The report was that if the American
company failed In Its efforts to secure
the Knickerbocker property it would
establish plants in Chicago and tnau
gurate a war In the price of Ice.
The Knickerbocker Company Is the
largest company In Chicago. It was
formed In 1885, and In 1898 absorbed
most of the Independent concern! It
has a capital stock of 17,000,000 divid
ed into $3,000,000 preferred and HtOO,
000 common, and has 11,971.000 bonds
THIS IS STARTLING NEWS.
Report That Revolutionary Movement
Is Planned In Russia.
LONDON, March . The correspond
ent of the Dally. News, wiring from
Copenhagen, says authentic reports
have reached there from St. Peters
burg that a revolutionary movement
is spreading In all directions and as
suming serious proportions. Unrest
has reached many parts of Siberia.
Perfect Order ' Prevailed aad
Paaengers and Crew Were
Safely Transferred to
LONDON, March I. The American
line steamer Waesland and. the Britr
lsh steamer IlarmonMes met In col
lision tonight off Holyhead. Wales. The
Waesland sank, i '
Tbe Harmonldes rescued the passen- .
gersand the crew of the Waesland
and Is bringing them to Liverpool. The
Waesland carried 32 ' cabin and IS
steerage passengers.. ,
ONLY TWO LIVES WERE LOST.
Harmonides Arrives at Liverpool Wlta
Waesland Survivors. ,
LIVERPOOL, March 7. Fifty-three
of the passengers and crew of the
Waesland- arrived at Liverpool oa
board the Harmonides at t:SS this
(Friday) morning. , . . "
The collision occurred In a thick fo
at half-past U . o'clock Wednesday
night, , about 40 miles southwest of ,
Holyhead. The Harmonides struck the
Perfect order and dlcclpllue pre
vailed. The crew of the steamer rap- ,
idly turned out the passengers and.
succeeded In assuring them that live) .
were safe. i r ,.
The Waesland' I boats were speedily
got out and In less than halt an hour
the entire ship's company had been
transferred to the Harmonidea Two
lives were lost those of a steerage pas
senger named Dangerfield and child ,
'named Elsie Emmett, daughter of a
The Waesland sank In 35 minute,
The passengers and crew lost all their
belongings. The vessel carried
malls. : ,
GAS EXPLOSION RESULTS
IN DEATH OF FIVE MJEEf
Two Others Fatally Injured m an Ac
cident at the Monongahela
River Mine Yesterday. . '
MONONKAHBLA. Penn., March .
The gas explosion in the Ca-Utfiurg
mine of the Monongahela River Con
solidated Coal ft Coke Company today
resulted in the death of five men ana.
the serious Injury of several otherav
two fatally. The dead are:
MINE BOSS ROBERT HOWET.
JAMES HOWEY. son of mine boas.
The fatally Injured are:
James Hagger, badly burned.
James Terrent, badly burned.
PRICE OF SILVER.
NEW YORK, March .-llver,
St. Louis, Feb. ist, 1902.
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