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PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS IN BRIEF
COT FOUR SACKS OF CASH.
tive session l7 ;(,vi,K?, . "eCU' ,h2 " Uo "ttl1 repcu to
..,,. i. ... i i'r"v"'' ur the mora the press,
omplte definition and deii.arr.tin. . .
d-l i u - . i I. T.in ClOS
jfl to fitisburg
PitK..P. u i Two train-
robbers, who evidently boarded toe.
that John D. Rockefeller, the Stand-! the Panhandle railroad of the Fen
sylvanla system, at the Inloo bi
trMisdynamitedIinsist on immunity
Senator Lo.e today jDtf0lIuced ,
bill appropriating 4,)0.im)0 for the pur
a the American legation. A Pr.,viion
fur the purchase of the building had
been stricken out of th. ,t;i,,"
onHular appropriation bill q the point
hat it wai u0t guneral legislatioa.
Senator Fulton today proposed an
amendment to the sundry civil bill,
tboru.DK the Secretary of the Interior
to contract for the care of the Alaska
insane, this amendment being in the in
terest of Dr. U. W. foe', sanitarium.
WA8I1IN0T0.V, May 4.Th. House
ompletely overran the committee on
appropriations in connection with sev
eral items in the lundry civil bill,
vvnen the measure was laid aside for
(he uav, Jiu.uoo bad been added to the
um recommended hv th. ...m,;..
which included $100,000 for gauging
the stream and dcterminhig the water
upply of the l'nite.1 Mt.. i-.
crease of $50,000 in the appropriation
atlon of the sundry civil approprla
uon uiu waa resumed In the house
today. Townseud of Michigan of
f'red an amendment Increasing from
50,000 to $350,000 the appropria
tion ror enforcement by the Inter
state commerce commission of that the road, which 1 not scheduled to
clause of the lleuburn
the commission to cause to be made
examinations of the accounts of In
terstate railroad to determine wheth
er that law Is being violated aud to
make public the result of such ex
aminations. After a debate lasting
fou.r hours the amendment was
The house disagreed to the senate
amendments to the District of Co
lumbia and pension appropriation
bills and sent those bill to conference.
i mum mj ir in , nt ..... - .
tlon in this city, when that train le"
at 10-Kll tonlirht. ten minutes Ul'-
overpowered the express messenger
and not away with four bags of cur-
rr'r" (....iTtnr n nmouui
niniibv mi hut ti U fin il. 1 Uw ' - T
bery was committed near Walkers
Station, a particularly lonely and is
olated spot In a rough section or
country about 11 miles west of toe
The train, one of toe rasiesi
Him lu.ln hera and SteubeUVllll
O., was brought to a sudden halt by
an emergency signal from the bell
cord, and when William LaftVrty,
the conductor, went forward to learn
the trouble be found N. Koshen. the
Adams Kx press messenger, bound
and gagged In the express car and
so frightened that be could not give
any connected report or wnai u
happened. , Except that both of the
robbers were wnue, tne express mr.-
senarer la unable to aire an Identi
fication that would aid the secret
service forces of the railroad com
Barllngtca Fiprtss frecked at
MAIL CAR IS BADLT SHATTtRtD
Roe! Rests on His Coatract Vitb
REIUSES TO TLSTIFY IN COIRT
PatrickCalhoun Also Declines to n-
r Qjektions and Is Lp
held by Court.
raiHert ihn ma k.i.. ! nacks end the e'tr and 'county de-
today on the motion providing that tectlve force, ell of whom have been
me nouse go Into committee of tbelc""ea um iu wora on me w
whole for further consideration of
the sundry civil appropriation bill
under tbe five minute rule. The
ror tosting structural materials, and doors were locked and the roll called
''" lesung coal, lignite, andion ln8 motion, wnicn prevailed
""' IU'- These changes were not
accomplished, however, without a pro
longed debate, in which the eommittee
found rtaolf practically alone.
Raturday. Mav 9.
Washington. May 2. The policy
Washington, April 30. The Pre
Ident today signed the Fulton land
Tbe bouse public lands committee
today discussed Mondell's patent
land-grant resolution, which was In
ought to be established by the go-' f ?" " . , , ,t k 'HI,
lumnuL ii i nrnv ii nor nni .. I v -
buildings for Its ambassadors In Eu- lhe luhm.,,e"e1n' tne committee was
ropean capitals received a setbuclt Tk " " '
today In the senate where the din-1 1 . raeal,ure. especially If the aime
i ..... " " n,!re lno alD end can h nrenmnllMheH wlthnnt
lomatlc bill was under rnmiMnnllnn
Through a point of order by Culber
on, Texas, an amendment to the
house bill Bpproprintlon $4o0,000
for such a building at Paris was
The bill was tmased. after uhlnh
eu ionics on the 1 fe
end can be accomplished,
Wrdnetdy. April 20.
Washington,. April John
I Sharp Williams today gave the re
publican majority In the house an
rhnmetop mH opportunity either to permit or to
pumic services of the late Senators rlMllB,? IO permu a vote on tne Me
Mullory and liryan, of Florida, were v,'ns 1,111 to Place w"oJ Pul'' on the
delivered. free list. In the cnurse of a clever-
Amendmpnts to the diplomatic ,y humorous and satirical speech he
uiu were adopted increuslng the sal-l" 1 ",u "em iu vi'-w me ioi-
ary of the secretary of the legation lowlnK petition, to Speaker Cannon,
and consul general to Salvador i brarlnK ,ne lKiitiireii of 164 of the
from $2000 to $3500; approprlat- 166 democratic senators:
ing $15,000 to enable the secretary "We tne undesigned, representa
of state to protect the property and ,,ves ln congress, request, each for
rights of citizens of the United nlmHe'f. and each for euch of the
States In the navigation and use of ,olhers' ,bat yu recognize one of us.
the St. Johns river ln rns of nv l''' '' 'ou prefer, som-) other repre-
litlgatlon. s nalive, to move to discharge the
icDinrnftteo on ways an;! n eans frbm
Washington, May 2. After the further consideration and to suspend
usual rollcall to demand the pres-the rules and pass th? Stevens hill,
ence of a quorum, the house today J or any other bill having the effect
resumed consideration of the sundry to put wood pulp and print paper on
civn appropriation bill disposing of ( the rree list."
It paragraph by paragraph. I Mr. Dalzell. of Pennsylvania, of
An amendment offered by Gaines 'fered an amendment to the sundry
appropriating $10,000 to aid the civil bill appropriating $fi0,000 for
Ladles Hermitage to care for and the establishment of a national art
preserve the Hermitage, the home gallery In tbe Smithsonian Institute.
The amendment was rejected on u
IIIUI VI J.M..y
and tomb of Andrew Jackson, at
Nashville, Tenn., was rejected on
point of order mad by Tawney of
An amendment by Smith of Louis
iana appropriating $160,000 for con
tlnuatlon of work on the St. Mich
aels canal, Alaska, until the passage the amendment raising he pay
No Attempt Mad to Prosecute Turk
Who Murdered American.
New York, May 1. On board the
steamer Koenlg Albert, which ar
rived here today, was the body or
Bernard Warkentln, president of the
Kansas State bank, of Newton, Kas
who was shot and killed near Dam
aacus early In Aurll. wbllo riding on
a railroad train. Mrs. Warkentm
and her son Carl accompanied the
Tbe cable dispatches announcing
the shooting, said that It was done
by a Syrian who occupied a compart
ment on the train adjoining that in
which Mr. Warkentln was seated
The Syrian said he waa examining
his revolver and that it went off by
mistake. Ambassador Leishmun, at
Constantinople, reported the shoot
ing to the state department. He said
assurance had been given him that
the Syrian would be brought to Jus
lice If the act proved to be one. of
Carl Warkentln said today that
the man who killed bis father was a
Turkish Prince and that Mr. Lcinh
man told his mother that it would
be Imposseble to prosecute him and
advised her to say no more about the
From his remarks It was apparent
that Mr. Warkentln was of the opln
Ion that Mr. Lelshman had not done
all that be could, and he Intimated
that charges would be lodged with
the state department against the
WARSHIP BLOWN UP.
of the sundry civil bill, was agreed olllcers on a percentage basis. In
to without discussion. I stead, a schedule whs adopted in-
The house, after a spirited and creasing the pay of Major-Genernls,
somewhat acrimonious debate, I Urlgadier-Cienerals, Colonels, Lieu
passed the bill authorizing the ap-j tenant Colonels, Majors and First
polntment of the president of an nd-' Lieutenants $500 per annum; Cnp-
Powder Mugtzin Ixplodes, Killing
Toklo, May 1. Admiral Toabl-
m ataii sn m oi n n n a t rt tnm 4afn1nr
Washington. April 29. Th leu-L.4,n ,,.. th. .n .ni.in
ate and house conferee on the army ,curre1 " th. maffa.in. nf
bill reached an agreement tonight. the crutRPr Matsushlm at 4:08
The senate conferees receded from .,, IVll. ,u,. v,
dltlonnl member of the Philippine
The bill appropriating $25,000 for
the re 1 Iff of the tornado sufferers in
the south waa passed without Inci
dent. Frday, May I.
Washington, May 1. The house
spent all of today's session in con
sidering and passing, paragraph by
paragraph, under suspension of the
rules, the sundry civil appropriation j
Ulll. AS inn oiiicomv ui h ut'it-i'
tains, $600 per year; Second Lieu
tenants, $300 and cadets $100.
On this schedule, the salary of
MaJor-GeneralB will be $"000 per
annum: Brigadier-Generals $6000;
Colonels $4000; Lieutenant-Colonels
$3500; Majors $3000; Captains $2,
400; first Lieutenants, $2000; see
nnd Lieutenants, $1700 and cadets
Ffmi Raopened to Entry.
WASHINGTON. Mav 5 Two hnn-
of a deter- dreil and five farms nesr (Jrent VulU
mined effort to strike from the bill Mont., have just I n opened to home-
a restriction prohibiting the employ-te.nl entrv hv Secretary Garfield, ef-
ment of secret wervlce employes In fe.-tive Mav 7. These farms are em-
any detective work other thnn the i,r..,.,i j n' tract of about 1H.0OO acres
guarding of the president and th 0f l:tll,i wtii.-h wero withdrawn from nil
running down of counterfeiters, forms of disposition in connection with
which wns vigorously opposed byt. j.'rt xlmw unit o( tho Hun Kivef
members or me appropriations com- . irrigation project.
nilttee, tne limitation was mriru u
and the paragraph adopted lo sub
stantially Its orlKinal form.
Objection by democratic members
in niirsnnnee of the. minority filll-
biistcr. to unanimous consent defeat
ted tho passage, of a bill
....... i jiutris..tin .f inn ooo sunt
I1I1IIIIIIK lliltl iiinn n'uii"n , . ... ,
copies of a special report by the de- tirt,. at ew YorK to receive United
partment of agriculture, describing gold coin atvl deliver n ex-
i of cattlo. .change gold bars of equal value In
diseases oi chuu . nrecmnt of not less than $250. The
Washington, May - In the set- bill Is In the Interest of gold workers
ate today. Senator Davif. of Arknnnnd Jewelers.
sua, moved to discharge tne commit
Echirge Gold Bars for Coin.
Washington, April 30. The sen
ate committee on finance today or
dered favorably reported n bill nu-
for the thorlzlng the superintendent of the
:ni ami tne i nited Mates Assay
tee on the Judiciary from the fur-
hnr mnftldcrntton of his bill, "for
the suppression of trusts, pools nnd
combinations In trad." He spoke
for nhotit two hours, reading much
of the time from a typewritten state
ment which h said he had prepared
In advance, "that no lntempernte
language might escape, his lips on
this occasion," a thing which he snld
ho hnd never done before.
During his speech he roundly de
nounced the trusts, commended the
president" recent message outlining
measures for relief, spoke of the re
moval of the motto. "In God We
Trust" from the coins, and declared
Katslla Not Worth Improving.
WASHINGTON. Mar .VTh Secre
tary of War today sent to Congress an
adverse report on the proposed improve
ment of Katatla Bay, Alaska, where
it was proposed to establish an artificial
harbor. It is found that the commerce
does not justify the expenditure.
Bfurn's Custom Bdl In Favne
WASHINGTON. May S. The Tress
ury department has decided to report
favoral ly upon Senator Bourne's hill
reniming the Oregon customs districts
and incre-isinir the salary of the col
lector st Portland.
Sympathy for Fulton.
Washington. April SO. Disap
pointed at the result of the Oregon
primaries. Senator Fulton was much
.ratified today with the reception he
"eceived from his fellow senators,
regardless of party. When he en
tered the senate chamber this morn
ing many senators shook Ms hand
and expressed th. Ir profound regret
That he had not been renomlna ed.
Thes- expressions of PP'""'
aid Fulton, partly compensated him
i hi. defeat, for It was -fving
to him to know how kindly hit
colleagues felt toward him.
Create Waterways Pu"'
, fr 6 The Senate
Washington, tT ,u
mmittee on commerce
the report of iu snbeommittee, i
.v. N.wlands waterways
This report 6xes the appropriation at
I 000.000. and authorize, the issuance
Won,! when the "waterways fund"
ftWJ W.000.000. i- order to keep
Ii.- f.s4 HP to that amount The full
!il-Vte expects to hold frequent
nMStingt WItB , - -
nrasure '"'7 " P1
Coast People Barqjet Together.
Washington. May 6.The California
State Association and the Society of the
Oregon Country, composed of Pacific
Const people temporarily living in
Washington, held a joint concert and
bamjuet tonight in commemoration of
the visit of the battleship fleet to the
Pacific Coast. John Barrett, director
of the Bureau of American Republics,
presided. Keprescntativcs llawlcv, Kl
lis and Cusliniun were specially invited
guests, slid ma le speech,., appropriate
to the occasion. At. out oi0 people were
Will Cover 42,600 Miles.
Washington. April 30. A total of
approximately 42.500 miles will
have been covered by the Atlantic
battleship fleet when It arrives at
Hampton Roads on February 2
next, according to the estimates
made by the naval officials. The dis
tance to be covered for the voyage
of the fleet from Ran Francisco to
the Philippines, thence to China and
Japan and back to Manila, Is 1$ 118
miles. The longest lan Is from Hon.
lolulu to Auckland, $SS0 miles.
Ing at Makang, a harbor on the Pes
cadores Islunds. The MaUushlma
Immediately sank until only the
bridge was visible. Efforts at rescue
by boats from the cruisers llashldate
and Itsukushlma continued until 9
a. m., saving the lives of 141 men.
Including some officers. The major
ity of the officers were saved, and at
the time of tho Admiral's report the
cadets numbered 68 out of a com
plement of 300.
The sons of Baron Chlnda, vice
minister of the foreign office, and
of Prince Oyama, field marshal, are
among the cadets who It Is feared
are lost; also Captains Name, Yosh-
mori and Yusniro. The cause of the
explosion Is unknown.
Wasnlngton. May 1. Commander
Tnnlguchl, the naval attache of the
Japanese Embassy, said todny that
the regular complement of the Mnt
sushlma was about 335 mon and that
on her cruise she had about 00
cadets aboard, making a total of
415. His coblegram. he sold. Indi
cates thnt about 175 were saved,
which would make the loss of offi
cers and men about 240.
Improve Upper Columbia.
Washington, May 15. The army
engineer board has submitted Its re
port on Improvement of the Cppcr
Columbia river between Brldg pirt
nnd Kettle Falls, recommending an
appropriation of $175,000. Of this
amount $75,000 Is to bo expend d
for the construction of a plant nnd
the balance to defray the cost of
labor. No dredging Is necessary, but
many boulders will have to be re
moved from the rapids. No appro
priation can be secured until next
session, as there will be no river and
harbor bill this year.
Butle. Mot-.aT ,.Ea8toound
nurllngton traia N. . .
at 11:30 o clock toni,Qti w dyna.
mlted auou. - mn, We8t of tQe
Northern PMl station at ii-7
o'clock. The Mploilon caused the
first or helper nnn, . u...
rails, but U Plowed llonf fof
hundred "hout turnln. ..,
The second ukIbs crashed Into tbe
bank south of th track few .ar
lengths from or tn, ,
J!, very ins train k..
been accounted ror MCeDtin tcn-i
oeer Buseey. of ths leCon4 engine.
who Is suppose ,0 b, burled .
bis locomotive. Carl Mange, who
was riding on ths blind baggage,
bad to ha taken from the mass of
timbers under wniek he was burled
His arm nd leg w,r broken.
Fireman George Ehle, of the second
anirlne. Was badly icalderf
Both were hurried t0 the hospiUl
In the police Patrol, which was at
the scene of the wreck, a. nniwin
as possible after the men were re
ceived In the city. Locomotive No.
7 inn. In charge ot.Eneinue u...
and Fireman Lhle, i, pylng on u
side south of the track.
The mall car, which was right be
hlud it, was hurled on iu side and
badly wrecked. A cold storage fish
cur was next to the mull car, and It
was sniasnea ""o Kindling wood.
Follow Ing the fish car was the ex
press car. Only the front trucks of
the express car lelt the rolls. The
baggage car also remained on the
The general theory of the exnlo-
slon is that the dynamite was nluced
directly on the rails, but It la i mnos-
sible to say wbettwr a time fuse or
gome sort of percussion cap was at
tached to tbe explosive. Those who
raw the flash egret it came from the
south side of tbe track.
The dynamiting is believed by the
officers to be tbe work oi some hobo
seeking revenge lor being ejected
from a train.
Express Messenger J. B. Valentine
was seriously bruised, being badly
cut by a flying grenade. His escape
from death in his car Is considered
The force of the explosion was
terrific. According to the crew of
the first engln tbe engine waa lifted
bodily off the trick.
SHIELDED fclQ SINNERS.
Attorney Jerome Charged With Fa
vorirg High Financiers.
New York, May 2. Before Com
mlssloner Hand, who Is kearlng evl
dence on charges against District At
torney Jerome, Franklin Pierce
counsel for the complaintnts, today
called for the evidence taken by a
grand Jury ln the Wall and Cortland
street rerrles cases, In which Thos.
F. Ryan and H. H. Vreeland testi
fied. "Wo contend," said Mr. Pierce,
"that Mr. Jerome could have gone
before the grand Jury with the evi
dence that he had and secured In
dictments. Instead he called Mr.
Kyan before the grand Jury and for
ever barred the road to prosecution."
Mr. Jerome agreed to submit the
evidence privately to the Commis
sioner, with the understanding that
Mr. Pierce shall cot be allowed to
Mr. Pierce asked for an adjourn
ment until Monday, when he prom
ised to take up Mr. Jerome's Investi
gation of the American Ice Company.
He said Mr. Jerome Investigated the
company for half a d.iy ana then
turned the Investigate,, Kalnst
three or four smnll Independent Ice
companies that the American Ice Co.
wanted to smnBh. tnd that he ad
vised that Indictments be returned
, V . v
San Francisco. Anrll So Pntrib
Calhoun and Abraham Kuef were
called to the witness stand in the
rord trial today. Both refused to
testify on couslitutional grounds aud
were sustained by Judite Lawlor.
After Calhoun waa sworn h was
asked by Assistant District Attorney
'When did you come to San Fmn.
Cisco after the 18th day of Aurll.
Calhoun I decline to answer.
O'Oara In the month of Mav
106, did vou tell Frank A. Leach.
superintendent of the Mint, to pay
io me aeienuant, Ford, $50,000?
Calhoun I decline to answer.
Judge Lawlor ruled that Calhoun
v . .
snouiu not do required to answer
any question which, In the opinion
of tbe court, might serve to connect
blm. Innocently or guiltily, with the
anegea crime for wblcb he and Ford
nave been Indicted.
When Kuef waa sworn he
"Do you know Tlrey L. Ford?
Ruef I decline to answer unless
all tho Indictments against me are
dismissed, in accordance with tbe
agreement I had with the District
Attorney and the Assistant District
Attorney, known as tbe "immunity
contract," and on the further addi
tional ground that a man cannot be
a witness against himself.
TOUCHES POPULAR CHORD.
rnzx a&e racxr tokshdablr.
risk ntlrh alar lias Ks4w4
Mlla Klrrlrls Baltrrlr.
When it comes to a c..tii.ilcr.itlti ft
rhoae w hu are well Wled to prot.x-t
themselves ai:uiiit enemies, 1 not for
get the el.s trlrnl lithe that ruu in tlie
sea. Nature baa endowed these deni
sens of the dei-p wlib butteries which
come In right hiindlly Iu overoo.iiliw
foes or flmse of their finny nelglilaiw
uim which they prey.
trnh'?Mr tin. nji"f ilMTitrerouS Is th
torpedo, a nsli or tlie same lumoy mm
appearand ns the rays. The torped )
ts a dik-llke creature, frequently at
taining a length of five feet aud a
weight of 2isj iMHinds. They nbound on
tlie Atlantic coast it ml sometimes fish
ermen wis) make them captive Iu their
nets are very sorry for It. Recklessly
handled, the toriedcH quickly wreuk
vengeance on their csiptnr. The slunk
they give Is tremendous and strong
men who have fallen their victim have
often beeti knocked down and puralyxxl
for a considerable time.
In the frenh water, partUnlarly the
marshes and sluggish streams, of Itrar.il
and Oulana, there la to be found the
electric eel. This fellow Is very like
the common eel which Is found In our
own American waters as to general
lix.ki The di.Temn-e the presence
within It of the nnturnl electric battery
Is a tremendous one, though. This,
says Dr. It. V. Slnitfeldt In the Scien
tific American, consists of two pairs of
peculiarly constituted bodies, passing
between the skin and the muscles.
longitudinally, In the region of the tall
one !alr being next to tlie Ixick, and
the other along the anal fin. I'pwnrd
of 2r0 cells make up tlie structure of
one of these organs, and they nil re
ceive a very generous nerve sujiply.
Now, when one conies to know that
an eel of this siiecics may attain a
length of fully six feet and posstwee the
power of voluntarily giving a shock
with Its battery at any instant, then it
will at once be appreciated what a truly
formidable creature this fisli renlly Is.
Moreover, It having a smooth, Unless
CULTIVATED PLANTS HELPLtSS.
If saa Saoaltl Disappear (rasa Karl a
laav Hal4 t'ullao HI as.
We rarely realixe how helpless mat.
has rcnileretl tlie plums be cultivate
by the centuries of protection from
their weed enemies that be has given
them, sjys the American Botanist. An
exisrlmeiit that well llluslrale this
Hilnt was mud.1 on one of tlie govern
uient farms sonic time a-. A Held
alsnit one acre In extent, uixm which
wheat bad been grown for forty years
alloxve.1 to stand and shed Its seeds as
The next jenr a fair crop of wheal
came cp. but the weeds were g:iliiltig
the asii'inl y, and by the fourth sc.i-
fa ll all the wheat had disappeared from
the field nnd the weeds held full sway.
If mail should suddenly dlsapM:ir from
the earth it is certain th.it his culti
vated crops would soon follow him.
Ami yet these very plants held their
own Bgslnst tlu-lr competitors before
man took them under his care. The
reason they can no longer ierslst In the
face of conivetltloii Is not alone because
they have grown weaker, but In a
measure because tlie weed have grown
stronger. In protecting hi crops man
has constantly killed out the weak and
least persistent wihhIb, and only those
were left to pcrjetuute their kind that
were uble to elude man. One species,
the aelf-heal (prunella vulgaris ,
which ordinarily grows a foot or more
high, ha oroduccd a variety so low
that It I able to thrive on a closely
mowed lawn. Darwin never considered
the lawn mower as one of the factors
of evolution, but undoubtedly this
Yankee Invention has played Its part
n the great struggle.
l Legal Information
King Manuel Recommends Reforms
and People Cheer.
Lisbon, April 30 The Portuguese
Cortes reassembled today, the
eighty-second anniversary of the es
tablishment of constitutional govern
ment In Portugal. The royal mourn
ing for the lute King Carlos and his
son wns suspended for the occasion.
King Manuel was respectfully greet
ed by the people,
King Manuel proceeded to the
Cortes, accompanied by many digul
tarles of the state and escorted by a
strong guard of troops. The floor
of the chamber was filled with dep
uties and the galleries were crowded
with a brilliant audience.
His Majesty slowly mounted the
tribune that had been erected for
his use. His address, which he read
ln strong and fuil tones, was a most
pathetlo and at the same time t
practical and vigorous discourse, cal
culated to win the sympathy of the
neoDle. He touched upon the trag
dy of February 1,' when his father
and his brother were shot down as
"tbe cruel disappearance of my fath
er and brother."
A count bused on negligence In an
set Ion tiv an administrator to recover
back, the body for lis entire length be- I damages for the death of bis Intestate
ing or a uuii nrownisli oior above. It a Ut,t supported by proof of u willful
becomes quite dilllnilt to see It In tho',,,,,1 wanton wrong resulting In the
w-ater where it lies, esioclu!ly If the death of plaintiff's Intestate, uccord-
latter be stirred up and made muddy. ,j to the decision of the Alabama Su
it U then that this most powerful of all
electrical fishes becomes the most dan
gerous both to man and Is'ast. Violent
shocks and discharges iin ls given by
It, nt will, Iwith as a means of offense
as well us defense, nnd these often r--
preuie Court Iu Louisville & N. It. Con
puny v. Perkins, 41 Southern Ueporler,
Tlie decision of the Pennsylvania Su
preme Court In Cole v. Klwood Power
Company, Cm Atlantic lteporter, bin.
Jieuted until Its enemy or prey Is ills- ,,mt w,ml,lt.,e t.lirl,n i.ly of a writ
abled or stunned; or, what has often
hiipcncd, sinks Into the water to be
F.xamlnatlon of one of these electri
cal orgnns has shown thnt In action It
Is very much like a galvanic battery,
with tlie anterior extremity positive,
the posterior negative, and the current
only discharged at the point of contact
with an object. This has been proved
to be so powerful when complete that
chemical compounds are deeotiiiioscd by
It, and ateel needles magnetized
Strikers Attack Funeral
, Seattle, Wash., May 1. Bringing
word of the arrest of Trendwell of
30 strikers for breaking up a fun
rri sou attempting to, moke away
with the corpse, the steamship Dol
pnin arrived In port this morning. A
popular young man among the
strikebreakers was acrldently killed
recently, ine runernl procession ex
tended for many blocks, i.iaklng a
lormiaanie showing of the strike
breakers. Notwithstanding this dis
play, the strikers attacked the pro-
reasion in iorce and nearly captured
Food for the Fleet.
Washington, May 1. Prepara
tions for furnishing food supplies In
large quantities for the use of the
Atlantic battleship fleet on Its way
around the world, were opened at
the navy department today. These
supplies are to be loaded aboard
the auxiliaries at Mare island and
Pug"t Sound. Among the Items are
1 .500,000 pounds of flour, more
than 1.210.000- pounds of froxen
meats, large amounts of snusages,
potatoes veg tables and fruit.
Paris. May 1. The Temps todny
publishes a special dispatch from Bat
tsmbang. a town of Slam. In the
French sphere of Influence, saying
that the town Is at the mercy of the
natives, who have rlaen In revolt
and are threatening the European
resident. The troons .r. in..,i.
clent to Insure protection.
Fxoeet Orrat Wetrn Business.
Omaha. Neb., May 2. One hun
dred and forty-eight uK locomotives
are being hurried to the Harrlmnn
lnes as fast as the Brooks Locomo
tive Works of Dunkirk N v Can
turn them out W J. 8nilthH Install-
ng engineer for thi, eonwjrn , ,
Omaha today consulting -.i,h w n
McKeen. Jr.. superintendent cf mo
tlve power and machlneTv of The
Cnton Pacific. Mr. .?J "I.A.
ii.. ..ii. "i-ueciares
mens- 'ho. n' J. i1." an lm
,i.. ,.!,.,.. .v.. , " ar. and are
'" "-n)ot v, rtPi.
ered as rapidly as Possible,
Seek Aid Froo, j
' 4 'aPn g facing a
serious situation ns ruU of tn()
boycott arising from the Tatsu Maru
incident., ana is seeKn, ,h -.,
of Great Britain to put , ,top to ,ne
boycott by Joint repre,ontaton8 The
Japanese authorities here attribute
native press which . w,ht Pn!
trol and which has Wn conducting
?u 'w. " . . n ray Known
the Chinese side of the Drldfnt
They hold the Vlc.ro, of 'cknton
Evans Weight Ineressins;.
Paso Robles Hot Pnrln ri t-.
l.Rpar-Admlral Esns i. .'.LJ
.... J v .. weiKii-
ea tnis morning arm ootn he and Dr.
Mcuonaia were """'nseiy pleased
when a decided lncrm, i
The present plan Is 'or thB Rear Ad
miral to leave ' " Kobles Hot
Springs on the morning of Ma K
Joining the Connection at RAnt,
Crui. A private r" U be p)(lp.d
at the disposal or Roup A&mTti
Kvans and party. W which to make
the run of over 100 miles.
Snow In Ntw York.
nnfTslo. Mav Seven in,t.u t
snow fell hero yesterday. Today the
sun shown and th nw , pgpuiy
disappearing. At smtowii the
depth u reported at lo Inches.
Mary Cities Will Be Represented.
Portland, Ore., April 30. Great
est Interest has been aroused
throughout Oregon, Washington,
and In fact the entire Northwest In
the Portland Kose Festival, to be
held here the first week of June.
The following cities of Oregon,
through their commercial organiza
tions or business men's clubs, have
.i-p.nred to have floats In one or
mora of the oarades: Astoria,. Sea
side. The Dalles, Hood Kivcr, Van
couver, Wash., McMlnnvllle. Dallas,
Albany, Salem. Eugene, Klamath
Falls and Grants Pass. Medford,
Roseburg, Independence, Hlllsboro,
St Johns and a number of others are
still considering the matter. I'"
ton, Idaho, will send a beautiful
float, so will Dawson, Y. T. while
Spokane. Seattle. Tacoma and any
number of other communities will
be represented by decorated automo
biles and vehicles.
These cities and towns have each
railed anywhere from $500 to $1000
to defray the cost of their re.rjtlv
floats, and these pieces will be typi
cal of the principal Industries of the
British Destroyer Surk.
Harwich. England. Ap 30. The
British torpedo destroyed Gala wns
cut In two and aunk early todny of
Kentish Knock, in the North Sea. b
"'" " - - - - .,,.e,tM.
the scout Attentive. ih-j
bont-dest rover Kibble also was In
volved in the collision and returned
Vhecrr,ess with two compartments
full of water. The flotilla was en-i-
.HtM maneuvers when the
.jT.Hnnt occurred. Engineer
Prank A. Fletcher
IT."."" V- . . n his bunk at the
nolnt where the destroyer was struck
went down with the vessel
Court. In a
m.w lrd;et Anarchists
Paterson. N. J.. April SO.-Jimtlrr
Llnturn. or tne io,.o...
.t.nr. to a new gnu I
l eaned" upon them to Indict the
' ' .iiuher and person respon-
ar.rn .onnressed after
WhlCO was r- "'!' . ,' i. hY i.rPF
Ings and the seizure uw v
tlons and armories.
Count la Burltd
hodv was Droumn - - .
... rr - I n.n.n 1 1I I. .
Only the Immediate
SIT was" celled I. the chape, of
rmhenr": of the famMywer. present.
vi.tnrla B C. April JO. News
ltorla. tmnress of In-
conflatratlona at p.-. ;."' "
1! ftoo P.-'. -
aio arraaw iwi
Miss Cecilia Loft us dis's not confine
her Imitations to the stage. She has
made some "Imitations of pictures" to
go in Oliver Herford's "Tlie Simple Jog.
ranbv." a iovous travesty on school
Marlon Crawford's Zoroaster."
which has been called one of the best
oriental novels eer written, and "Mar
rlo's Crucifix" lime Just beeu Issued In
a single volume. Another announce
ment Is that of a new edition of his
Mttlc book on "'lhe Novel."
"The Black Bag" Is now tlie leading
best seller. Miss Ellen Glasgow's "The
Ancient Law" Is second ; "The Sliuttle"
Is third; "Tlie eaers." by Sir Gilbert
Parker. Is fourth; "The Lady of the
Decoration" is lift li. and the last to l.e
quoted is De Morgan's "Somehow
George Wyndhiim, the ex chief secre
tary for Ireland, has written a book on
Sir Walter Sootf. As a man, more than
nn author. .Mr. Wyndlinin extols the
g.ssl Sir Waller. "A man so brave, so
kind, so sensi'ile that he encourages
our manhood and kms-ks the nonsense
out of us all."
It Is nil Interesting fact that the
Spanish men of letters -ouut on the
siil of their work a great deal more
In South Amerl'M than In Spain. Perez
saldos, the "Spanish Dh-keiis," and one
of th" most popular Spanish writers,
-,.ii. in , hi Hi America half a ilor.cn
copies of every lxk to every one lie
sells In Spain.
Dr. Haydn Brown, who has written
the new Iss'k for married women to te
published S.SU1 tinder tlie title of "The
Wife: Iler Itisik," Is a London medi
cal man. Some ten years ago he start
ed a new movement In favor of home
beolth study by contributing a series
of articles to several Mipular perin
eal. Later be published "The Se
cret of Good Health," which bad an
At last Thomas Hardy has completed
his prodlglaiis Naisileonlc drama, "The
Dynasts," a worn wnicn nas eugsgisi ins
attention to the exclusion of all else for
... .i ... . .i..
years. Whatever may or iuuiui oi ior
lasting qualities or tills work, it win re
main one of the wonder of English lit
erature If only by reason of Its size,
while tlie Intellectual vigor to which It
testifies must command reeet. It U
In three parts (the first part was pub
lished four yesrs ago and the ss-ond
psrt In 1T1 and contains nineteen i"f
snd l.T scenes, while tne nutntier or
character runs Into hundreds. Judged
by actual bulk and the scale on which
Its chsracters sre projected, by tbe
complexify and variety of Its setting
snd plot. It Is perhaii th greatest dra
ma known to letter.
M'saloniry Isi you ever contribute
tnt for tba hrathen la for n lanU,
sir !M!lllor.irw Os). Both of
iatHbt t aax rVeA tn g uijaa,
lug is admissible In evidence without
notice to produce the original, wiib' no
ticed some time ago In these columns.
The dis-triiie announced In this case
now receives further support In the de
cision by tlie Supreme Court of Minne
sota In the case of International Har
vester Company v. EUstroin, 112 North
western lteporter, 2o'2.
Though' it I generally held that
person extradited for one often can
not be tried for another offense com
mitted prior to his extradition, unless
he be glveu time to return to the coun
try from which he wus extradited, the
Supreme Court of California Iu Ex
parte Collins, SNJ Pacillc lteporter, H-'7,
holds that this rule docs not apply with
reference to a crime committed by a
person alter his extradition. For such
crime he may be tried without being
given an opportunity to return to tne
oiintry from which he was extradited.
Where a purchaser Is indiiifd lo en
ter Into a contract of purchase ny u
fraudulent represenliitloir that a com
bination or trust Is uliout to lie formed
for the purpose of controlling the sale
of articles of the nature of those pur-
based, mid that such trust will In
rcuse the price of such articles after
a given time, this is sulllclent to pre
vent a recovery for the purchaser's re
fusal to take the articles coiilracttsl
for, aivordlng to the ibs-lslon of tlie
eniisjlvanlii Supreme Court In Mnml-
a rd Interlock Elevator Company v.
Wilson, 07 Atlantic ltcH.rter.
Ill ( lilted States v. Battle, 154 Fed
eral lteporter. fit". Judge Spcer. of the
lilted States Circuit Court, Western
District of Georgia, Southern Division,
held that a crime coin in It till on ground
aniulied by the t'nlted Slates, nnd
cd.d to it by the Slate or Georgia ror
tlie pjlpose or a riHleriu numiing, wns
within the exclusive Jurisdiction of
tlie ('lilted Stat)- courts. He held that
the Stale has authority lo ivile Un
round to the Cnltisl Slates, unci where
it does so the only power which can
xercise Jurisdiction over such terrl-
uy to punish crimes committed there
on Is the t'nited States, even though
the State bus retained the right to ex-
rclse Its process on the territory ced
Turalas 1st lahles.
When E. U Godkln whs editor of the
New York Evening Post lie was sup-
Hised by many to lack a sense of hu
mor. Kilt tliose in ins employ who
stiHMl close to hi m knew Is-tter. Dim-
morning he sent for his young ciy
"Lust night," said Mr. Godkln, "I
rend III the post n account of the sul-
Ide of a Iwiy. Your news puriigriiph
reported the motive that the hoy wns
being res!sted at home In a premature
Inclination to marry. Mr. Illsnk, cs-i
you Imagine how that father felt when
you abused him. for what wn no
unlit done In a sense of loving duty,
f tielng the cause of the death of In
Tlie young city editor stammered an
"Thank you for your explanation,"
snld Godkln. "But," he went on In h
more il.-clil.il tone, "If anything like
thst ever happens again, I give you
fair warning, sir, thnt I will lesve this
pn-r! I will not work for s paper
that says things so cruel !" -Kim-
"Mere, you, sir I" cried Mis Itoxley's
sngry pnps, "how dare vou show your
fsce here sgalnT
"Well." repll.M young Nervey, "I
might have worn a mask, of course, but
thst would havt been deceitful." Phil
A aaa who kv the sheriff behind
l.ai, and never allows the doctors to
mttm wc few hi dolus very wU.