Elkhart Daily Review, March 18, 1902

Elkhart Daily Review

March 18, 1902

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Elkhart Daily Review (Newspaper) - March 18, 1902, Elkhart, Indiana MS • * - èjSf - ESTABLISHED IN 1872. ELKHÀRT; INDIANX. TUESDAY. HARCH Ì8, 1902. " po,cE ' 7 • -__■ . --- - -V ■ • V ^ - * - - '_Wl^tl AUotüerlssueaíoonls. mm. C. Walley & Sons^ Undertakers & Embaliners. ¡4' ■ : All calls answered, >■i^^ :day or nights Also ambulance service. phones No. 99 No. 228 South Main street.$1.00 per wc^JkiL • ••••••• buya a bicycle, prices from $9.75 to $60. We have the distinction of being the oldest bicyle house In Elkhart, our repair shop is the oldest in the city. - We sold and repaired the bicycle when the front wheel was 6 feet high, then the the 7o-pound safety road wheel and the delicately made 56-pound racer fitted with ^ inch solid tires. We want to show you the bicycle of today, of which we have the handsomest and best in the world.R. TurnockYOU MUST READ THIS. We have just equip-ed our plant for washing all kinds of overalls. Overalls washed, starched and ironed, 25c per suit. Washed, Starched hut not ironed, 15c per suit. WE GIVE BLUE TRADING STAMPS. Troy Steam Laundry, — 617 SO. MAIN ST. Both Phones.Electrical Supplies... ^UÊx cR^ -íi'.-í-íífí' Electric Bells, Batteries of all kinds. Battery Supplies, Battery Motors, Battery Lamps, 1, 3, 3 and 4 candle power, Induction Coils, Push Buttons, (Wood or Metal,) Telegraph Instruments, ; Switches, Magnet Wire, Spark Goils, Electric Portables, Attachment Plugs, Sockets, Shades, Lamp Cord. Electrical Repair Work of every description, House Wiring a Specialty.Robt. Q. Swaffleld Electrical Contractor. 120^ W. Lexington Ave. Homes Phone 525 & 792. ssssssmThèSt. Joseph YhlleyBhnk. LOANS nONEY On real estate Becurityj Loans it on short or long time; Loans it in a way ■that the borrower can pay it back in ' installments and stop Interest. » - We loan on' approved personal or collateral security. ... % C;' ■ .';"Start a savings account in our ib-^-tereat department. ■ 3 per cent, allowed. Interest cred;^ dted July;-Kovember and March, ^ ¿:—^--T^"^^i ii ^NORMAN SAGE, Pres. J. W. FIELDHOUSE. Vice-Pres. :W.S.HAZEi;rON, Cashier. • ~ ii»-. i'aj '¿òlì^lff ràWe'Bôlfcit yourîbnsineBB;;:--itoi-fcT- • ~ ii»-. i'aj '¿òlì^lff ràWe'Bôlfcit yourîbnsineBB;;:--itoi-fcT- Handle= B MinaWe have bought 100 Fredrick handle-bars, adjustable ili 22 different positions, at 33i cents on the dollar. They go next week at $1.25. As an inducement we will give 00 worth of blue 'trading stamps, the double value kind, with each bar. Cork or leather grips free.Homer Brown Main and Jackson.Special Prices on BICYCLES, TIRES, OUTER CASINGS AND SUPPLIES. New go-carts now on sale. Call and exam-inQ and get our prices and terms.Norris E. FeltSTEPHENS& SON, : : : THE I-EAI)ING : : :UNDERTAKERS ....AND.. ^EMBALMERSI204 MAIN STREET, ELKHART, IND Telepbone 91. Zalls Promptly Attended Day or Night, City or Country. ELECTRICAL ONTRACTOR.. ... Robt. g. Swaffie d Office, laoj^ W. Lexington Ave. Home Pilone illiaiiÄ^^ tonce-ii^íajiidlesíor «gentlemen. -Ml _ Bedroom suites. Sideboards..... Dining Tables$15.00 to Ç50.00 O 9.00 to 65.00 OR. Q. BURNS, 419 Main street. Over Wells'.CIothing Store. Set of Teeth Gold Cro^B -Bridge Work Gold Fillings SUverFilUnga Cleaning Teeth $5.00 Î 5.00 - 4.00 f 1.00 up 5Ò A 75c . ' 50 a 75o All Work Warranted, . Satfisfaction.. Guaranteed. . OfBce Hóurá: 8 â. m. to 8 p. m. • Electro-Thereaputics ^hysciana . ■Phone Repair ............ .. ..4.50 to 30.00 Dining Chairs, per set............ 4.25 to 19.00 g Buffets.........................."24.00 to 65.00 O Iron and Brass Beds............................3.15 to. 60.00 O Fancy Dressers... .............................8.50 to 28.00 O Chiffoniers.......................7.50. to 30.00 O Center and Library Tables...___________1.00 to 15.00 O Hall Racks and Seats....................6.00 to 24.00 g Couches................................................6.75 to 33.00 ^Davenports..........................................16.00 to 68.00 V Music Cabinets...........................4.25 to 28.00 ^ Parlor Cabinets..........................7.50 to 28.00 W Ladies' Dressing Tables....................7.50 to 34.00 ^ Fine Large Mirrors..............................5.75 to 24.00 V Combination Cases ............................12.00 to 35.00 ^ Elegant Rockers ..........................1.50 to 30.00 Sweepers............................................1.50 to 3.50 ^Refrigerators.....................6.75 to 18.00 ^ Go Carts................................................3.75 to 23.50^Carpets, per yard;... ............ .31 to .80 ELASTIC FELT MATTRESSES. O o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o /ííméRnchor\- paiMWTMSÇWe have them ranging in price from $5.85 to Sll.50; We give you your money back if you are not aatisfied after a sixty days'trial.Sectional Book Cases and a fine Invalid Chair cheap.Hundreds of novelties in Furniture too numerous to mention.Picture Framing, Upholstering and' Repairing done by expert workmen.Upholstering Goods at Retail. Yovi people that go out of town to trade call in and get prices before you go. It may do you good. We give a cash discount on all furniture. Our Mottor-Hisli Quality, liow Prices. Call in and see our pretty new things in Furniture. You are welcome whether you buy or not—no trouble to show you through. You will certainly mi s it if you fail to see our windows. First Store Soutli oi Post Office Block. O o o o o o o o o o o 8 o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o. Q. Curtís, 420=422 Maín Street g oooooooooooooooooooooooooo •Orders oí m E H O ol cù c¿ W r t/) I LUSHER BROTHERSA Few of our Many Bargains.Granulated sugar 4^c per lb.20 lbs. for 98c. Picnic hams 71c per lb. Arbuckles, Lion and XXXXcoffee 10c per lb. Fancy table potatoes 85c per lb. Water white oil 10c per gal. Stove gasoline 12c per gal. 25 lbs. Victor flour 48c. 50 lbs. Victor flour 95c. All $2.00 shoes go at $1.50. All $2.50 and $3.00 shoes go at $2.00. Ï 1 •wm 2 > S 609 South riain Street If you/wish, to buy or seU real estate, borrow or loan moneys see J W. Fieldliouse, 113 Lexiiigton avenue. 2 12tf For Bent. Two houses on Pratt street and one on Beardsley- -avenue. Apply at Indiana Buggy Co. .. l-7tf , "Joan of Arc" brand French red kid.ney beans are delicious, sweet and tender. ID cents per can. Try thenL M: L. Bobbins & Oo, 13d6* Is your hair falling out? Dandruff i or does it need cleaning? .Why not consult R, J. Weith, 211" Jefferson street? Home 'phone 721. Tenth Annúal Announcement ....OF THE.;.. vA-T Fiye's Bill Passes with Six Re* publican"Senators Voting in the Negative. ONE DEMOOEAT POE THE MEASUEB No Profcress on the Cuban Issue— Xioyal English AVoman — Pension Commissioner JBvans. Wasliinprton, aia.rch 18.—After a prolonged debate the senate yesterday passed the ship subsidy bill, the final vote upon, the measure being 42 to 31. AU ison and Dolliver of Iowa, Spooner and Quarles of Wisconsin, and Proc-lor and Dillingham of Vermont, Republicans, voted against the final passage of tlie bill, and McLaurin of South Carolina voted for it. Some amendments to the bill were adopted, but they were an agreeable to those in charge of the measure, the friends of the bill voting down all other amendments. With the'exception of amendments offered by Allison and accepted by Fi'j'e, limiting the time of the operation of contracts made under the provisions of the bill to July 1, 1920, and providing that the amount'of the expenditure under the mail subsidy paragraph should not at any time exceed $8,000,000 annually, none of the amendments agreed to materially affected the bill as it was reported from the commerce committee. Vest'« iiinenilinonts Defeated. Amendments offered by Vest, providing for "free ships" and for thu application of the provisions of tho anti-ti'ust law to the shipping industry were rejected, as was the amendment proposed by Patterson of Colorado, providing that no Chinese person should be a member of the crew of a subsidized vessel. The senate -agreed to the amendment offered by Spooner, providing that congress sliould have power to amend or repeal the act without impairing any contract made under its authority. The bill absolutely shuts out foreign-biiilt ships, no matter who owns them. Sliook Her Fist at Coclirun. Washington, March 18.—Whlla Cochran of Missouri was yesterday in the house condemning the government for its course on the Boer war an el-d(-rly lady in the gallery, Avith evident pro-British tendencies, frequently shook her fist at the gentleman from Missouri, and at one time became so violent in her demonstration of disapproval that one of the doorkeepers waa obliged to admonish her to keep quiet. "Special" X4lbels on Statesmen. Wächter of Maryland presented a grievance to the house yesterday on a question of personal privilege, tha grievance being a ".special" to somu newspaper charging that the speaker had ti-ied to coerce him on the Cuban issue. Wächter said it was a lie out of whole cloth and a cowardly attacli. "It is high time some steps were taken to prevent a repetition of this sort of thing,' he concluded. "Must we remain powerless while a member of the hotise is used as a club to villify tho speaker?" Deadlock in the Cuban Conference. Washington, March 18.^—The Cuban tariff arbitrating conference yesterday lasted until 5:30 p. m., and at its close Chairman Payne authorized the statement that there was no change in the situation and no agreement, the conference adjourning without action. The conferrees stated privately that the situation in the couferencé amounted to a deadlock and that they were no nearer to an agreement than they had been at the outset. EMASCBI^ATES AÎÎÏI-INJÜNCTfON Soar Inserts an Amendment Tbat Fata . Tilings as Tliey "Were. Washington, March 18.—Hoar, from the committee on judiciary, has reported to the senate the bill hmiting the meaning of the word "conspiracy," with an important amendment in the nature of'an exception. The bill was intended to make it practitally impossible for an employerwith a strike on hand to obtain relief from the pickets who beset his employes, and one paragraph closes, "nor shall any restraining order or injunction be issued with relation thei'eto." The amendment is inserted in lieu of the word "nor" and what follows, and is as follows: "Unless the purpose or effect of such conspiracy shall be to crcate intimidation bj' a, show of physical force, or the .court shall find that the combination has for its purpose the occasioning of injury to the property or business of the complainant, or is likely to result in such injury; nor except such purpose be proved to the satisfaction of the court, or the court find that such is likely to be the effect." Members of the committee generally say that the practical-effect .of the amendment would be to leave the pres-' ent law unchanged. - - . ISVANS TO BE SENT HieUEK Will I.Gavo the Pension Bureau, But be l'ràctically Promoted. • Washington, March 18.—There is no longer ..'any ..doubt that Pension- Commissioner Evans will .within the next few months, at the- latest, sever his connection ; with the pension - bureau to accept from the president a position whicli^ will be a substantial" promotion; ,-bùt-which" has not yet-been .definitely ' selected, ilt is wéll known that, Evans •has 'the entire confidence ,of thè presi-.dent,Vànd the latter wiU ,not-consider -the .question of his -reth^ement until a ______ ________________________- ; - cérning'ïi-sncoèssoivtò.'BvaM^^ :any.-aetión.bé^taUen.1intiÌ:Vth%C^^^^^ : isÇthbi;ouglily: ; cbnyincediv;that^L„,-.™„ ^fqundva man o£ the" sfamèjhîghfch'arac- Cth'bi Will Consider the Reciprocity Treaties, j Washington, March 18.—^The senatci committee on foreign relations has decided to again take up the reciprocity, treaties which are before the senate with a view to securing such amendments to them as will insure their ratification. The connnittee concedes the house contention that the.se treaties must be passed upon by both; houses. _ Will Probo the Soiitliern Voto. Washington, March. 18.—The house committee on rules, by a divided vote on party lines, has decided to report the resolution of Crumpacker of Indiana for a special committee of thirteen members to investigate and report on.thè alleged disfranchisement of voters in some of the states. <Bnrial of lUaj. Cen. Stanley. Washington, March IS.—The late Major General David S. Stanley, retired, was buried with full, military honors yesterday in the Soldiers' Home cemetery near, this city. Wants a Husky "Good Boads futad." Washington, March 18.—Otey of Virginia has ; introduced a bill appropriating $100,000,000 as a "good roads fund" to improve the highways of the country. Fuuston Dine.s With Booscvelt. Washington, aiarch 18.—Brigadier General Frederick Funston dined with President and airs. Roosevelt at the White House last night. WAVES ENGULF^"DOZEN Seven of Them Being Xifo Savers and the ' Others a Sliipwrecked Crew. Chatham, Mass., ^larch la—Seven life savers—i)ractically the entire crew of the Monomoy station, on the south end of Cape Cod—met death yesterday at their post of duty, and with them into the sea which capsized the life boat went five men from the stranded barge Wadena, whom rhey tried to bring in safety to the shore. One man,-Lemuel Ellis, through the heroic work of Captain Elmer Mayo; of another stranded barge, the John C. Fitzpat-rick, was rescued from the bottom of the upturned life boat. Among those lost was William H. Made, of Cleveland, O., who was on the barge representing his company, the Boutelle Towing and Transportation company, of tiiat city; while Captain Marshall N. Eldredge, one of the oldest life savei-s on the coast, went down with liis men. All the life savers came from Chatham and Harwich, and the names of those lost are as follows: Marshall N. Eldredge, keeper, South Chatham; Edgar SmaU, Elijah Kendrick and Osborn Chase, Harwich; Arthur Rogers, North Harwich; Isaac Thomas Foye, South Chatham; Valentine Nick-erson, Harwich. From the barge these were drowned: William H. Mack, Cleveland; Captain Christian Olsen and Robert Molanux, Boston; Walter A. Zeved and Manuel Enos, Cottage City. Lemuel Ellis was saved in a doi-y which Mayo dropped overboard and brought safelj' through the break-ers. ■ WAS AFTER THE OLD KTJHSE But to Make Sure He Poisoned a "niiolo l'amlly—All Recover. Washington, N. C., March 18.—Dr. T. Tayloe, of the state board of medical examiners, and his entire family were poisoned yesterday by coffee and hash containing arsenic, put there by Jim Walker, a negro driver, who had often threatened to kill the negro nurse. When arrested rat poison containing arsenic was in his pocket. Quick aid saved the poisoned family, all of whom wei^ seriously ill. The negro is in jail, and confessed that he put the poison in the coffee and in the hash, but only to kill the old nurse, who had conjured him. Feeling is high against the negi-o and Governor Aycock has granted the sheriff's request to call out the troops to prbtect him. Dastarfiljr Assassin's Attempt. Brillion, Wis., March 18.—John Otto, a former citj- clerk, was saved from death because a bullet—fired, it is supposed, with mm-derous intent-failed to strike him squarely in the tonii>lo. The shot was fired aa he sat in the sitting room of his residence! at Forest Junction, shortly after suj)-per. It crashed through the Avindow glass, struck his head, glanced off, and entered the arm of his son, inflicting a painful wound. Bòston Strike Is Really " o ir." Boston, Mass., March 18.—The great strike of last wcirii, involving 20,000 men, was completely wiped out yesterday, when practically every man went back to his work iinder conditions but slightiy changed from those existing when the trouble began. The only incident in the labor situation is the strike of seventy-five longshoremen at the Clyde line wharves. About 500 of the strikers can not get employment for a time. _ Had a Bight To Be Wroth. Berlin, March 18.—Count Serenyi is indignant because of the alleged interview with himself published in New York. In which he is quoted as saying that the-German government had-authorized the organizatioii in thé Unitéd States of a pro-German press bureau- The count says the quotation is purely romtince. • BevoiutionarysM , Dedicated. ; Boston," Marcha is.—The 12Gth anniversary, of th'eevacuation of Boston by the British was celebrated in South Boston yesterday by the-unveiling of of a moiiument erected on the breastworks of tiie colonial army on Dorchester Heights. ' Two Children Burn to Death. • Galena, Kan., March 18^—^Two children wére burned to'death at Empire City, " neac here, yesterday,' the' house catching, fire while theii* mothers :were abséAt. ICB BEIDGE HAS GIVEN WAY. Pipe Line« Are Not Anybody's Property To Be Tested by the Populace. SO JUDaE. OAETEE HAS. DECIDED Proposed Bank Money Order Scheme —Possible Candidate for Speaker—liocnst Planting:. Indianapolis, Ind., March iS.—The pipe line of a gas company is personal property, according to the decision or Judge Carter in the case*bf the Indiana Natural Gas and Oil company against Edward B. Ball and othoi-s. and the court continued the injunction restraining Ball and his associates from entering upon the company's right-of-way an# tapping its mains. The case arose out of the attempt of an organization of merchants and manufacturers of the gas belt to prove that the gas company was" pumping gas out of the state at a higher pressure than the law allowed. They tapped the company's gas mains in Howard county and stationed guards at the points where the tests were made. That Interchangeable Money Order. Indianapolis, March 18.—The executive committee of the Indiana State Pankers' association will consider the interchangeable bank money order plan of the Bankers' Money Order association at a meeting to be held in May. The plan was discussed at the last meeting of the state association and the Money Order association invited Charles L. Farrell, of the Capital National bank, of Indianapolis, who is secretary of tiie Indiana State Bankers' association, to become a member of the advisory board of the Jtloney Order association. Slay Aspire To Be Speaker. Indianapolis, March IS.—^Joseph R. Morgan, of this city, who was nominated by the Republicans for representative Friday, may become a candidate for speaker of the house. "I have not made up my mind," he said, when asked if he intendetl to stand for speaker, "but I may decide to run." Morgan was a member of the last h9use, in which he took active part in the debate. HE WOULD PI.ANT LOCUST TREES Scheme to Reforest the Denuded Xands of the Hoosier State. Wabash, Ind., March 18.—Will P'reeman, of this city, secretary of the Indiana forestry board, is behind a unique scheme of reforestization. In Cass county, thirty miles west of here, is a large body of waste land, and this tract persons in that vicinity, vmder the direction of Secretary Freeman, aro to plant in blacli locust trees. The trees are to be set four feet apart, and, as they thrive in almost any soil, grow very rapidly, and are desirable as railroad ties, because they resist the action of the weather and soil, the land in a few years is expected to produce hundreds of thousands of tie.s. Nearly 14,000 trees will be set out this spring. Secretary Freeman thinks 2,000 acres of forest will be started in the state the present season. _ •Vill Build a Summer Resort. Muncie, Ind., March 18.—The Union Traction company, which owns West-side park, just west of Muncie, will spend $15,000 upon improvements in order to make it a i)lace of interest to patrons of the road. A scenic railway, summer theater and the usual adjuncts of a summer park will be established. By making the place attractive the company hopes to realize heavily on its extra investment fi'om excursions it hopes to run to the park from the country west of Muncie. Pleases His Fair I'lancec: Indianapolis, March 18.—^Miss Louise Fletcher, fiancee of Booth Tark-ington, is much pleased over the nomination cf the author on the legislative ticket. She predicts a great future for him in the world of politic-s. Miss Fletcher is a beantiful and tal-i ented young woman and a great favorite in society. Tarkington has litr tie to say over his nomination, but his friends declare he will ie elected by a large plurality._ Two Tluigs Held Him Up. Washington, Ind.. March 18.—Frank Spaulding. a young farmer south of the city, reported to the police that two men met him while he was on the road home and assaulted him with a clul> and rifled his pockets, securing about |10. Spaulding is badly bruised. Vinegar Says Caustic Things^ i • Madison, Ind., March 18.—The Rev. Peter Vinegar preached Sunday night to a packed church, white and colored, on "The bricks have fallen down, but He will rebuild them with hewn .stone." Shot In tiie Mouth by a Megro. Muncie, Ind., March 18.—Granville -Shepp, for ten years Muncie's fire chief, was shot in the mouth by a negro at Montpelier last night. -His chances for recover.v are slight.' Gas Belt in a.Siiive'r. ' Muncie, Ind., March J18.—The gas belt is again" short in fuel. The mercury dropped from 5G to "20 yesterday. ■ ___J__ ^ " Hoosier State Shoi-t-Cuts. . Richmond-^Mrs. Earl Mendenhall, a, young woman in-ill health; attempted suicide/with carbolic "acid..- Afo rinn—^Thp P,« nhftn Perfumé. com- UUJIAAA^^y aMM^j ■•w'. —, , ^ , -'^ip- Anderson-Harvey Carr. 82 years old," arid aDtry. Miller, of 'Summityille,. have been-licerisea; to; marry.. Terre Haute—The county commis-sionérsf>villCexpénd^ au'iorphansJihdineiOufcthe .-.V'rtTJoétiÌrifrfrtilJ^T'Kti'-itv^ÌlK STOAM HAS BLOWN OVEE I<obS of Life Is Tiiought to be Not More Titan Twelve—Stock Losses. St. Paul, Minn., March 18.—The great blizzard which had raged over the Dakotas and Manitoba since last Friday has sul)sided and the Aveather is generally fair, but intensely cold, the therinomet'-'r ranging from ten to sixteen below zero. In view of the fury and suddenness or the storm it is remarkable that so few- lives are re- " ported lost. While the reports so far have been meager and many remote . points have not been heard from. It is the general belief that not above eight or ten persons perished throughout the storm-swept region. A family of four is reported to have perished near Minot, N. D., and two or three others are said to have been frozen to death in different localities. The loss to stock is hard to estimate, but it is put at from 25 to 30 per cent. HAED LABOB, FOE SYMPATHY Two Years for Helping a strike hy Trying to Derail a Street Car. Norfolk, Va., March 18.—Because he threw a large plank directly across the track in front of a car during the first days of the strike of the street railway meii ,J. W. Jenkins, a well known young man, was tried in th^ corporation court and sentenced to serve two years at hard labor in the state penitentiary. Several torpedo explosions occurred on the tracks last night, but the officers were unable to make any arrests. Strikers ai-e returning to work, thirteen of them signing yesterday. The "strike breakers," as the non-union men were called, are leaving. Senate and House In Brief. Washington, March 18.—^The senate yesterday comideted the consideration of the ship subsidy bill and passed It— 42 to 31—Spooner and Quarles, Allison and DolUver, and Proctor and Dillihg-ham voting no; while McLaurin of South Carolina voted aye. No other» business of importance was transacted. The hou-se itegan consideration of the river and harbor bill. Fowler' of Kansas and Cochran of Missouri criticized congress for not passing resolutions about the Boer war. Wächter of Maryland denied a newspaper story to the cffect that Speaker Henderson had attempted to influence his course on the tiuestlon of Cuban reciprocity. Big Pour Men Are Restless. Indianapolis, March 18.—The general arbitratioH committee of the Big Four will have a session here this week. The pui pose of the meeting is to discuss the wage question. The claim of the men is that, while they are getting good wages, they are not getting the standard of wages paid on other lines. ■■■ Makes a Brook of tho Missouri. Chamberlain, S. D., March 18.—The water In the Missouri river began to subside rapidly and the river at this point is but a small, shallow sti-eam, not more than fifty feet across. This condition is presumed to be owing to a serious gorge above this point. Will Move Prom Hammond. Chicago, March 18.—The G. H. Hammond company has decided to abandon its big packing plant at Hammond, Ind., and establish a new one at the Chicago stock yards, to employ 3,000 men. The plant will cost $1,500,000. Soldier Frozen to Death. Havre, Mont., March 18.—Private Schmidt, of Troop C, of the Thirteenth cavalry, stationed at Fort Asslnabolne, was frozen to death wüile attempting to walk from the half-way house to ' the post, a distance of six miles. - No Moil nts for Tod Sloan. London, March 18.—The Sportsman announces that the .Tockey club has refused "Tod'? Sloan's application for a license to rido on English tracks this season, except for training and trials. NEWS FACTS IN OUTLINE. Fire in the A'illage of Shortsville, N. Y., destroyed twelve business places and two resldpnces. Loss, ?c0,000. The United Slates supreme court will take a recess of two weeks from next Monday. The trotting match between Law-son's Boralma and Smather's , Lord Derby, for ?20,000, will be decided at Charter Oak p:irk. An Altgeld memorial meeting will be held in Cooper Union, New York, March 27. It is said that Russia is preparing for war with «Tapan. St. Patrick's day was celebrated in London more generally than usual. The queen seme real shamrocks to the Irish soldiers on dutj'. in London. It is officially announced that King Edward will not go abroad this yéar. Fifteen thousand Irishmen paraded at New York in honor of St. Pati-ick. Dowie has added oysters to the list of foods proscribed in his "Zion." Rev. Edward Everett Hale, although , more than 80 years old, will deliveK a series of sermons in Chicago in May. Algernon Sartoris has left his electrical work -nith the Westinghouse company in Pittsburg and will-enter the army. Ruby Marion, a cornetist in "The Telephone .Girl," will joint the Salvation Army at Denver._ • Sagasts Picks His Cabinet. Madrid, March 18.—The composition of the new cabinet, is practically, set-tied. ,Senor Sa gasta is to be preriiier, ' General Weyler is to be ' minister, of . war, Senor Mo ret is to be minister of the interior, the Duke of _ Almodovar . ' -, •.. í, will fill the pos>t of minister of foreign j Iwbrk' ' and' con staut, holding / whlie-.'-'Ì íi «-It r^-ìtoi--oo'ñ'ó/i T.». théi; énd^òM Qua '-"ZZi.JI ;