Boston Daily Globe, January 27, 1900

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January 27, 1900

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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - January 27, 1900, Boston, Massachusetts Results A re what you want. You can Monday morning results by ti The Sunday Globe want pages 'N'OL L VII—NO 27. HOSTON. SATURDAY MORNING. .I AN I A RY 27. 1900— FO U RT HE X PAGES. COPYRIGHT. UMX), BY TMK KLOHR NRWSl’AI'Ell i i). PRIOR TWO CENTS. Relative Prices of Great New England Railroads. The following table shows the average price for carrying a ton of freight one mile charged by the larger New England railroads and paid by their patrons in the years indicated. Special attention is called to the statement for 1898. The Fitchburg, with independent management, shows an extremely low rate, with a reduction from the preceding year, while the Boston & Elaine, with consolidation and division of territory, shows an advance and very much higher price. The New York, New Haven & Hartford road, also with consolidation and division of territory, shows a course similar to that of the Boston & Maine. The prices are in cents and decimal parts of a cent. - . ROAD. 1830 1,37 1890 .SS 1896 .36 1897 ,87 1898 .82 1.21 1.11 .34 ,82 .83 2,38 1.22 1.11 1,07 1,10 2,58 1.76 1.53 1.45 1,48 2,41 2.07 1.57 1,54 1.51 WATTS GOES TO WHITE PLAINS. Hears That William W. Co* Will Contest Extradition and Will Place the Matter in Hands of a Lawyer. WHITE PLAINS. N Y. Jan 26-Wil Ham B. Watts, chief of tho Boston bu reau of criminal Investigation, arrived here this morning to look atter toe case against William W. Coe of Somervhle, recently treasurer of the International motor company, with works in Fall River and Boston, who was arrested Sunday at the request of the Boston police on the charge of larceny of $5000. Coe is held pending requisition papers. The papers are not expected un’il next month, when oflicers from Massachusetts are to come here. Coe has secured counsel and intends, it is said, to make a contest. Just what the chief inspector from Boston is here to do is not yet clear to the local authorities, but it is known that fear that Coe might defeat the application for his extradition caused activity on the part of those Interested in his prosecution. How long the chief Inspector Is to remain is not known. Ho will probably leave town as soon as the facts have been presented to some lawyer. who will have charge of tho prosecution. By a Solid Vote It is decided that nothing equals Hartshorn’s Cough Balsam for the cure of Coughs, Colds, La Grippe, Throat or Idling Troubles. Made of Honey and [Vegetable Balsams. I ‘‘Cures when nothing else will.” 25 Cents. Sold by ALL DRUGGISTS and DEALERS Voltaire, the French philosopher. Rave woman , the credh of keeping ou<* secret—"the hp'ret of 1 her age." Hill moat whiskey Iv cops Its youth a secret. There in no maturity like the maturity of age. Still, there are other proceeeea, ehenti-eal in constituency and il.ing' teua In operation. TI ore lo no apelet about the aging of “Lexington AAA” Whisker. Yeti eau tell tbr.t by lls smooth body, the delicate flavor and beautiful natural aroma. Nothing younger than I) years iii the natural proeosa of aging enter the ”L<x-ington AAA” blend. It certainly would seem ridiculous to buy chemically aged i tuff when you mn secure the genuine unadulterated ‘'Lexington AAA” fit $1.25 the v, j.,,] hot I Ie. WOOD, POLLARD & CO. S4i.T-««7 Friend St. I 18-117 Causeway PHYSICIANS MORE HOPEFUL. Symptoms of Hon E. J. Phelps’ Illness Are Somewhat Encouraging for His Recovery. NEW HAVEN, Conn, Jan 26—The condition of Hon E. J. Phelps, ex minister to England, who is 111 with pneumonia, was reported more hopeful at a late hour tonight. The symptoms are somewhat encouraging for his recovery. SCHOOL CHILDREN PUI OUT. Belie# Were exiled in to Quiet Them at an Illustrated Lecture in Brookline Town Hall. Yesterday afternoon at the lower town hall In Brookline there was an illustrated lecture by Prof Augustus B< d-ford on “The History of Our Flag” be-for 400 or more grammar school children. The boys so disturbed the meeting that the police were called in, and over 50 were ejected. The youngsters, whose ages ranged from 5 to 14 years, climbed upon the stage and broke the pointer that the speaker used, and even did damage to the flags that Prof Bedford used to Illustrate his remarks. The lecture was under the auspices of Johanna Aspinwall chapter, D. A. H. A prominent citizen said last night that tho children should have been accompanied by their teachers, and It would have all been avoided. In the evening Prof Bedford delivered his lecture again before a small but fashionable audience. THM WEATHER. WASHINGTON. Jan 26—Forecast for Saturday and Sunday: For New England and eastern New York, fair and continued cold Saturday, with diminishing northwesterly winds; Sunday, fair and warmer. if TT7 Local forecast — Fair -weather Saturday and Sunday; continued cold Saturday; slowly rising temperature Sunday, westerly winds. The temperature yesterday, as Indicated bv the thermometer at Thompson’s spa: S a m 35% 6 a rn 36% 9am 29% 12 m 26% 3 p rn 21°, C p rn 14%°, 9 p in 13*. 12 mid 12’; average temperature I Opposite North ll. t balon station. BOSTON BLEND is still tlie INCOMPARABLE 25c. COFFEE In I or 2 lb. can?. Why don't YOU try it ? COBB, BATES & YERXA GO. 2t J*27 yesterday 22 15-21% The Globe’s forecast for Sunday and Monday—'The Indications for New England point to several days of fair weather, lasting through Monday and probably Tuesday. Tho temperature will begin rising Sunday, though still freezing, warmer Monday, westerly winds. Temperature# were reported as follows at S I ant night: Boston 12°, New York 10% Washington 22% Jacksonville 40% Mobile 41°, Galveston 48% Kansas City 34% Cleveland 16% Detroit 14% St Paul 18°, Bismarck 22°, Omaha 26°, Denver 34°, Portland IO’, Block island 16°. Philadelphia 18% Atlanta 32% Tampa 52 , New 1 Orleans 48% St Louis 28% Pittsburg 14% I cincinnati 22% Chicago 16% Duluth 12’, j Huron 22°, .Salt Lake City 34% Eastport j 20% Nantucket 36°. Champagne Record Smashed. 109,"03 .’ase# Imported in 1S99 of G. IT. Mu rn rn’a Extra Dry was never before I approached. Carrying an enormous I stock of choicest wines, its fine quality j ca.mot bb excelled, regardless* of price. Its remarkable 1895 vintage now imported equals its best predcct*:-' ors. The first '.lose of Lung Kure relieve*, one bottle cures the worst cough or cold. CONTENTS OF TODAY’S GLOBE. Po st** I. Gen Buller announces that Warren has been forced to abandon Splon kop; casualty list heavy. England sorely tried by the disaster at Sp iou kop, but unshaken In determination to win In the end. Franklin IC. Young analyzes the actions of the English and Boer armies In Natal, with the light thrown thereon by the repulse from Splon kop. Inspector Watts goes to While Plains, N Y, to look after the case against William W. Coe. Condition of Hon K. J. Phelps was somewhat Improved at a late hour last night. Only routine business at the meeting of the board of aldermen; will organize at next meeting, with Alderman Doyle as chairman. Pu ge 2. Thomas Flynn describes campaigning in the Philippines. Green peas for $3 a peck are in the market; other prices. Gloucester fishing vessel wrecked at Foxtail. Port an Port bay, N F. News of the harbor front. Phire 8. Report of tho navy department on the ill-fated Urdaneta. Interior of China excited over the deposition of the emperor and an appeal made to American, British and Japanese ministers to restore him. Belief that Chilean supreme court will refuse to extradite Moore, wanted In Boston. Italian government deals a blow at the Mafia. Pres Tuttle of the Boston &. Maine denies that the Vanderbilts or New York Central railroad have anything to do with the proposed lease of the Fitchburg. Count Castellano calili daily on tho manager of the Gould estate, no one knows what for. Col Gardiner w-ants to sum up the Moltneux prosecution, and Mr Osborne objects. Mary Cohen says that James Pierce confessed to her that he and his brother killed George B. Eyre. Gov Roosevelt will nominate Francis Hendrick# of Syracuse to succeed Louis F. Payn. Page 4. Test vote will take place In flit* Kentucky house today. Battalion of the 46th volunteer Infantry engaged at Taal. London Honourable artillery company notifies the Ancients in Boston that its trip to this country is postponed on account of the war. Judge Dewey tells liquor officers in court that they had lied. Second Adventists closed their convention. Waltham has a $2500 fire. Pitgr n. Ruthvin Whitewright Stuart, a student in the preparatory school at Harvard, sues to recover part of his great uncle’s fortune of $10,000,000. Sugere Mikuml, the Japanese actor, dying at the city hospital. Page O. Republicans said to be worried by the i attitude of the Germans; Naphen to continue fight for Cove st extension: action I concerning Boston's proposed immigrant I station. ; Moody of Massachusetts tells the house the story of the eeizure of the schooner Frederick Geering Jr. in an argument on British claim for damages for cutting of Manila cable; eulogies on the late Vice Pres Hobart. Steamer Herman Winter at New York. Pa Ko T. Quin of Milwaukee again In this city trying to arrange for an association team; National league baseball news. Yale will not discuss with Harvard the place for holding the international inter-university games; narrow escape of J. P. Adams. Boston college games will be held in Mechanic’s hall tonight, beginning at 7.30 promptly. Waltham high again beats Arlington high at Ice polo. Roller polo results In the National and Southeastern leagues. Bowling In the Circuit and City leagues. New Bedford’s six-day bicycle race will end today. Relative seeks money left by James C. Sullivan, who disappeared from New Haven in 1885, and was never heard from since, Lilly Smith knocks out Frank McConnell at New York in the 22d round. Huge S. Dancing parties by the telegraphers and other societies. Leathers Workers Protective union of Lowell refuse to go back to work as guarantee was denied them. Lockout discussed at a mass meeting of 600 members of the cigarmakers union. Appraisal of Martin Bergen’s estate. Pnge 9. Representative Engstrom of Boston proposes a substitute order for a gas investigation in the house of a sweeping nature, which will be debated Monday; legislators in an investigating temper, as this Is the third proposal of the kind. Commerce committee makes changes In Nicaragua canal bill, one making $10,00(1,000 available; English cable company says Its Spanish concession prevents the United States from landing a cable on Philippine islands. Col Bryan In Delaware. Boston elevated road granted franchises for additiona^llnes in Brookline. New literature. Mystery surrounding Helen F. Hyland, whose body is at the city hospital morgue. Pres McKinley appoints Gens Shaw and Sickles to draft a bill for a court of pension claims. Page ll. Financial and commercial news. Steady prices, but quieter trade in most lines of business, reported by Bradstreet’s. Page 12. Real estate news; new- building to go up on Newspaper row. J K. Souther & Sons assign. Page 13. Important auction sales of horses and carriages. Page 14. Steamer San Marcos In peril in Vineyard sound, dragging toward Hedge Fence shoal; coast swept by northtvest-erly gale. Connecticut abolishes Its automatic gallows on the ground of cruelty. Another case of smallpox In Malden. KOP. No Attempt to Organize tire Board, Democrats Seem to Get Together. Doyle as Chairman, Appears Certain. J Ald Day’s Vote is All That is Necessary. rren Unable lo Hold tbs Took So Easily From He He Will Agre! to Organization on Tuesday next. No Adion Yet Taken on the City Clerkship. Mayor Hail Sipvises Drawings of Traverse Jurors. The hoard of aldermen made no attempt to organize at Its meeting yesterday afternoon by electing a permanent chairman, neither did it take up the question of the election of a city clerk. It is practically settled, however, that the board will organise when ti next meets, which will be on Tuesday. Alderman Day, whose vote is necessary to carry out the wish of the democratic caucus which nominated Alderman Doyle for chairman, stated yesterday that the matter had been delayed long enough and that on Tuesday he would vote to proceed with the organization. e=>    WI    m    ARMIJO "///, -S',.,.    ,7/    flit    5 i afft* W* 5 ,lt, S >fjrf “* ^ jfP^r J    on,O'    ^ *1    'h BATTLE OH SPION KOP. Drawn by Franklin K. Young. . YOUNG ANALYZES THE BOER TACTICS LONDON, Jan. 26 - The war office today posted tho following dispatch from Gen Buller, dated at Spearmans camp, Thursday, Jan. 25, noon : “Gen Warren’s garrison, lam sorry to say, I find this morning, had in the night abandoned Spion Kop.” Gen Buller reports that the British casualties January 24 were: Killed, officers, 6; noncommissioned officers and men, 18. Wounded, officers, 12; non-commissioned officers and men, 142. Missing, 31 men. Gen Buller’s dispatch giving the list of British casualties is dated Spearmans Camp, Jan 26, 10.25 a rn, so there has been no delay in the communications passing between Gen Buller and the war office. The killed include Colonel Buchariaii-Riddell of the King’s Royal Rifles. He served in the Niger war of 1881. It is not clear whether the casualties include those at Spion Kop, or only those resulting from the fighting prior to the Spion Kop engagement. ENGLAND RESIGNED. BOER TACTICS WIN. CORPORATION COUNSEL BAILEY AND ALDERMAN DAY. This means that Alderman Doyle will be the chairman. He has the pledges of six of the democratic aldermen that they will vote for him, and Alderman Day has agreed to vote for Mr Doyle w’hen it is shown on the roll call that Ave of the democrats will vote for him. There were several party votes in the board yesterday, and on each Mr Day was recorded with his democratic associates, proving that the democrats at least are getting nearer together. The city clerkship question was not before the board, no notice having been received from the common council of (he adherence of that body to Edw’ard J. Donovan, its first choice. Pres Kiley of tho common council was asked w hy the city clerkship matter did not appear on the calendar. He stated that he had not signed the certificate of election of Mr Donovan, and for that reason it was not sent to the city clerk by clerk O’Kane of the council. SIX AMERICANS SHOT. Gen Torres Gav; the Order for Their Execution Near the Bacatete Mountains, Mexico. FIL RAHO, Tex, Jan 26—The mail from Gunynmus, Sonora, Mex, brings a report that six Americans—David Cusick, John Eldridge, George Lunt, Charles Burns, Loll Webster and Henry William:*—were shot last week near the Ba -mete mountains, east of Guayamus, by order of Gen Torres, in command of the Mexican troops operating against the Yaquis. It is further reported that the matter was brought lo the attention of the American consul at Guayamus, but that the latter declined to act. It Is raid the Mexican troops found the Americans in friendly intercourse with the Yaquis whom the troo! a have surrounded. Some of the name# are known here a# those of prospectors. Suffers Under Depressing Sense of Warren Forced to a Frontal Attack, Doomed to Failure from the Beginning—Analysis by Franklin K. Young. Failure, but Unshaken in the Determination to Conquer in the End. PRES KILEY AND ALDERMAN DIXON. Mr O’Kane was sought for during tho meeting of the board to get the record of Mr Donovan’s election, but ho was not in his office. Had the notice of Mr Donovan’s election been received the board, if It had taken a vote on the city clerkship at all, would have again voted for Frank O’Toole. lf the board on Tuesday next elects Alderman Doyle chairman, which is the program now, Mr Donovan will De elected city clerk. Alderman Day said yes- Coutiuued on tile Third Fug*, LONDON, Jan 27, 4 a rn—Seven days of fighting have left the mala Boer positions Intact, and Gen Buller .* army 706 men weaker, according to the official casualty lists, which seemingly do not include the Spion kop losses, aa those last forwarded do not mention Gen Woodgnte’s wounding. England Is possessed by a depressing sense of failure, although not a word in criticism of her generals and soldiers is uttered. Not much effort is made to place a happy construction upon Gen Buller’s taro 18 words telling of the retirement from Splon kop. and there la en uneasy impression abroad that worse news is yet to come. At one of the military clubs tonight the statement passed from one member to another that the war office had received an unpleasant supplementary dispatch from Gen Buller, which was being held up for 12 hours. Mr Spencer ’Wilkinson, In the Morning Post, writes as follows of the Spion kop loss: “This Is a serious matter, and an attempt will not here be made to minimize it, for no greater wrong can be done to our people at home than to mislead them about the significance of the events of the war. Tile rjght way is to tell the truth us far as wo know it.” But facts from the neighborhood of tho Tugela are scantier than ever. The censorship now is simply prohibitive and something is wrong with the cables. The break on the “ast coast lines has been repaired, but the cable between Hun Thome und Loandu on the west coast Is now Interrupted.    « Mora troops Is the only suggestion here as to the way to break the Boer resistance. Mr Wilkinson regrets that Gen Buller has not 20,(XXI more men, declaring that if they would not make victory certain his enterprise without them is hopeless. The Spectator, dealing with the necessity of large additional military preparations, says: “It may be that we have yet another cycle of disasters in front of us.” The transport Assuye arrived at Cape To*n last Friday with 2127 officer# and men. The first portion of the 7th divi sion Is afloat. Hence, with 10,000 men of this division and about 9000 others now at sea, it lies in the power of Lord Roberts to reinforce Gen Buller heavily. This course Is advised by military writers. Although Flngland’s nerves are severely tried, her nerve Is absolutely unshaken, and probably nothing that eau happen in South Africa will change In the slightest degree her Intentions. She will continuo to receive bad news, lf it comes, with dignity, and will maintain her determination to win at lust. The morning papers editorially advise coolness and judgment and a careful avoidance of overestimating the importance of the lost position. The Times says: “The natural disquietude of the public Is Increased by the singular vague-I ness and inconsistency of Gen Buller’s I dispatches. “There Is, indeed, a very singular and somewhat disquieting attitude of detachment in Gen Bullet’s comments as revealed In the Gazette’s dispatches. “For Instance, his comment as to the action at Xoutpans drift, his remark concerning the probability that British officers would In time learn the value of scouting, might properly have come from a foreign military attache, but It is rather more than surprising that It should be thrown out In this casual, irresponsible fashion by the head of the forces concerning his subordinates, a Week or two, moreover, after the loss of the gun# on the Tugela. “Tile consequences of this latest cheek may be very serious to tho gallant Ladysmith garrison. It is impossible to estimate the next movement. “It may be that Gen. Buller will be compelled to retire from the ground he lately won, but in any event wo may be sure that the British people will not show themselves wanting in fortitude and steadiness. “The government would be well advised to call out Immediately all the militia and to expedite the dispatch of the Sill division and of the 4th cavalry brigade. No doubt Lord Roberts will strain every nerve to enable Gen Buller to re dly Franklin Iv. Young.) I With tho failure of Gen Warren to retain possession of his position on j SpfKn kop, a great, change for the I worse is apparent in the situation of Gen Butler's army. From the vague reports put out by the English war office it is hardly possible to determine exactly tile details of the night attack made by Gen Warren against the right Hank of the Boers. But by putting this and that together and by the application ! of the rules which govern the mili-I fury art, ii is not impossible to get i at what perhaps may bD an approxi-! mate description. At this moment the,general public seems to be of the opinon that Gen Warren did succeed in capturing Spion kop, driving out the Boers and occupying tile hill from the bottom to the crest. But this does not seem to be the ease. Of course the available %naps of the Natal country are more or less inaccurate and to a large extent entirely lacking in topographical information. But it seems quite clear that for about a mile from the north side of Trichard’s ford over the Tugela, a rolling, broken country extends to I the northward, which constantly and : rapidly rises in a series of precipitous 1 hights, and seemingly these hights i extend to the east and to the west j for many miles. These hights apparently constitute a natural aud formidable military line of defense against the advance of a hostile army to the northward. Of this fact the Boers certainly have j taken full advantage, with the result that Gen Buller’s army, although of- eontlnii«>(I oil tit** Fourth Finer. SPECIAL NOTICE. For the purpose of reducing the > stock of business suits in our ready-1 made clothing department, we have , marked down a certain number of I lots to the uniform price of I FIFTEEN DOLLARS PER SUIT. I These suits have been selling up to J the present time at $20, $22 and $25. j They were all made in our own workshops, and are perfect and desirable I imevery way. Continued on the Filth Fuse. A Card. We, the undersigned, do hereby agree to refund the money on a 50 cent bottle of Greene’s Wararnted Syrup of Tar if it falls to cure your cough or cold. We also guarantee a 25-cent bottle to prove satisfactory or money refunded. F. H. PUTNAM, 31 School St. F, fl, PUTNAM, 1681 Washington 8t. F, H. PUTNAM, 3121 Washington 8t. Also EMERY SOUTHER, 67 Green St. GEORGE 0. GOODWIN & CO. | B. F. BRADFORD, 637 Washington St. • O’. E. WOODWARD & OO., 62 Brotnfield St, i JOSEPH L. PARKER. 233 Tremont St. W, A. DeMERITT, 210 Columbus Ave. J. D. KNOWLTON. 1681 Washington St. J. P. 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