Boston Daily Globe, May 12, 1900

Boston Daily Globe

May 12, 1900

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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - May 12, 1900, Boston, Massachusetts PAU PARLY [ WH^ fm^ m-<** mom #torf *m*m*mwSk #mmm* •# «*» \ ti •na* Sw im Snits CSJ siMm < > *>S Sufi ^ #Llr: SiHNw ■■ in—ii ■ ■    •f Uailn I \ ll \tl I® I V \**n» lull f Vi lei Vail rtf $*r*m Fvutv MfH wrtifli very rn tut mm imt tim arr $3.00 Saturday, while Alif list. I EOPOLD L MORSE v I” & po. Sfitursiay £ vt* wry* Washington & Brattle Sis. No Smoke For Steam and Bouse Use Cheaper Than : Coal N. E. GAS & COKE CO. 95 Milk Street. Telephones* 3«78—3079--USS. ti Suit »* I# FAMINE NEWS CONFIRMED. Lord George Hamilton Says British Officers Have Been Sent to the Native Districts and Loans Have Been Made. LONDON, May ll—In the house of commons this afternoon the secretary of state for India, Lord George Hamilton, replying to a question on the subject, confirmed the reports heretofore received of the excessive famine In India, and the mortality therefrom in the native states. He a^ded that British officers had been sent to these states to advise and ast 1st the native govornmcn's, and that loans had been and would continue to be made by the Indian government to meet the expenses of the operations for the relief of the famine sufferers in territories outside of the British rule. 7m Lamson & Hubbard's Golf Hat THE NEWEST IDEA IN A HAT of lightest straw, stitched (no glue), it is the coolest hat imaginable. It may be converted into a half-dozen deferent shapes by bending the brim, and in its original Helmet Shape it is a perfect protection against the sun.    1 Trimmed with Khaki, white mull, and golf red flannel scarf. Lamson & Hubbard . go and gz Bedford St. OPES SATURDAY ifVESXSGS. IM CMI Nit it Vryt«t£. \\ ii It hi KHI Hl|« * pf the DltH, 3000 Wen Without Wheel Transport. lUWrta hut I ■: Prom J . WKt Styli Ism Builtin ti Ut clSi ti Tight it Quit. Free State Warriors Said They’d Fhrht On. Pretoria Sags 12 Italian Rooted 50 British. 1/1NDON, May ti. IYO a m-A Brim* limn awm* strung him arrived At Vry-burg, IM mi!*** from Mafcktn* It reached there Thursday. and though harassed by the Ho*rs. in pushing swiftly forv.-ard, Fifty tnilo* ■out!) of Vrytour*. ut Taunga, I# Con Hunter's main body, moving slowly and contending with con-•tderabl# force*. The pick of hie mounted men ore the MOO who ere going without wheeled transport, and et a rats that may possibly bring them to Mafeking on Monday or Tuesday next. Lord Roberts’ narrative closes with Thursday evening, but he continued his march yesterday toward Kroomsiad. id miles distant, and by this time he must know whether the Boers intend to fight there. Mr Winston Churchill says there were only 2000 Rears who opposed the British at band river. Another estimate Is that 6000 Boers, with six guns, made a rear guard action, while many other thousands, with convoys, retired without firing a shot. Pres Steyn and a council of the leaders of several thousand Free Staters In the Ladybrand and Flcksburg districts determined to submit to the men the question of continuing tho war or not at a great open air meeting. Tho fighting men decided to fight on. Stoyn. who appears to be in active command, began to advance toward the British and came into contact on Thursday with Campbell’s brigade and Brabant’s horse 20 miles northeast of Thaba N’Chu. A smart engagement ensued with no positive success on either side except that the Boer advance was stopped. Gen Rundle has disposed 10,000 infantry along a 20-mile front in such a it’ay as to bar a Boer advance toward Lord Roberts’ communication. With the exception of Brabant's colonial# Gen Rundle has no horsemen. The cavalry are all with Lord Roberts* advance. According to a Pretoria telegram Gen Buller is moving from Elandslaagte in the direction or Ilelpmakaar, and the British vanguard engaged a Boer patrol of Italians on Thursday. Twelve Italians are described as routing 60 British. The dispatch also says that "British reconnoitering parties have invaded the Transvaal near Fourteen Streams and that the scouts on both sides meet frequently with varying results." ’f'HWs Hff*’* %ffMI |    * rn * rn a? tin    mn    fillip*!    up .    * I    mm I tMm i tm miff** 4%’i' ty ♦ - n m    ■    WH    Pt§r*f*    till#*#! -i    **»-    M f'-.**#: «t %» ■ * -    #4**    ** mb#*’ b nip , mm    '-rn * U„„    (,    **r'i ■■    .s    i ■ ■ ■    1 rn    i I    it***# v>l I*!    fib4 * ffc*    'litiii*f t *k rn    WWWlL m    WWW    tortoni    hi    pmm SANI HI UPI, JEFFRIES Ex Champion Oui in lite 23d Round. pifh'tt mmw____ I (f,    . * Hf*' •mn# MnH ' fHrtn i. mm MHawblWlil ewe# • t* »r« n * *    *    ♦*-»    % * vMm n I, . f -    *M’    * f4    ' ewe * ■*• * t *ti a * Mi In % Ut *r«.<*<* with an ive* > ' Ityiw. of impi bin few*4* • I**?--!#** ut tmwm1 Qty*** rn in** ti# f * . •    , *t*e lh**    ie*,*    f my# thfiMH mn *** *fb I*” ft***-*"5 *h I I VI hmf* tv ‘ fee* rn. tw* fib* etifwvei •MMR* IL s hint'4 ■ < I# I.- * .-.I ii let# ibqtdt by etn fit hank will ie cebine! I a nil Mewl* i# to MMMMPet* »« ] I IHI Mag It. rn t rf use# ie el lew . I*! ley* i with, the j ll MAKING PROGRESS. Roberts Sends Reports of Skirmishes With the Boers from the Sand River North-Now at Ventersburg. LONDON, May ll—Lord Roberts telegraphs to the war office from Rlet spruit, under date of Alay IO, evening, as follows: “We have had a successful day, and have driven the enemy from point to podnt. French, with Porter’s and Dickson’s brigades of cavalry and Hutton’s mounted infantry, crossed the sand at Continued on the Second Page. THE WEATHER. WASHINGTON, May ll — Forecast for Saturday and Sunday: For Massachusetts and Rhode Island— Fair S a t u rday, warmer in interior; Sunday fair, winds mostly fresh southerly. For Maine, New Hemp shire, Vermont, Connecticut and eastern New York fair, warmer Saturday; Sunday fair, variable winds becoming fresh southerly. Local forecast—Partly cloudy, fair weather Saturday, light to fresh variable winds. Sunday, fair, warmer, fresh southwest winds. The temperature yesterday as indicated by the thermometer at Thompson’s spa: 3am 34’, 6am 35% 9 a rn 48°, 12 rn 58% 3 p na 60% 6pm 59*. 9pm 51% 12 mid 47% average temperature yesterday SO’/jj0- The temperature, as indicated in the following cities at 8 last evening: New York 54*. Washington 64% Jacksonville 0% Mobile 72% Cleveland 62% Detroit 54% St Paul 84% Bismarck 90% Salt Lake 66’, Eastport 40*. Philadelphia 54% Atlanta 74*. New Orleans 72% St Louis 78% Cincinnati 72% Chicago 76% Duluth 50% Denver 68% Portland 46% Nantucket 46% The Globe’s forecast for Sunday and Monday—Foil- and generally clear weather Sunday and Monday, with rising temperature, probably reaching between 75s and SO’ at the highest. The winds will be generally from southwest and of light to fresh velocities. IN* (re A 1,1*4 of r*i t a ms . * if ii# I t.vni)'* t>* mieenB Methodist < wot. Knell*** flair to •ter# end stripe*    ^ Rival shoe machine agent* make lively in a Ere,'Mon factory. Mr abd Mr# t*el< r A^hworth of Haver hill roach their uOth wedding anither •ary today. Peas T. Harvard and Yale men sited up for i the track tcnmtm today. Plan# to provide outings for needy city j children this summer. Maverick sq‘# giant poplar tree* must j fall. Hon John W anamaker says ha has been threatened by city official# because of editorial# In the Philadelphia North American. Senator Charles G. Washburn of Worcester announces himself aa a candidate for congress In the 3d Massachusetts district. Congressman Greene president of the new trades union mill at Fall River. Gettysburg float celebrates its 12th anniversary. Page 8. Rain cauae# postponement of the Bos-tun-Pittsburg game; Philadelphia beats Cincinnati. News for wheelmen. Second day of Country club's spring golf meeting with tournament against bogey. Rev Mr Frothingham of New Bedford practically accepts a call to Boston. Fusilier veterans entertain the Amos keag veterans of Manchester, N II. rave 9. Financial and commercial news. Bradstreet’s trade review. List of Insurance agencies with premium receipts for six months ending Dec 31 last. Pa ge IO. A daily lesson in history; Lieut Gree ly’s Arctic expedition finds Itself with out food and Imprisoned in the ice May 12, 1984. Prices in the retail market. Page ll. Cle se of the Hibernian convention. Harbor trout items. Airs Annie Gumbart of New York gives poison to her child, takes some herself, and both found dead. Page Iii. Republicans of ward 6, Fitchburg, elect delegates favoring Bewail G. Cushing for nomination in 12tb state representative convention. Page IS. Important auction sales of hordes and carriages. Page 14. Hooksett, N H. excited over the discovery of JI460 hidden in a house once occupied by the late Miss Mary Ann Remington. Scheme whereby 140,000 worth of Canadian wool has been smuggled into Boston unearthed. 8amiga Tilley reports to A Boga McKinley on tho raising of the United States flag over Tutuila; do- ument of the natives agreeing thereto. Witnessed by v Thnutanria Guilty to Fiver Witt! SpKtttors. School Girts deer Yourn? Soldiers at City Hall. Got Craig ani Mayer Hart Review Rants. Men’s Fine Shoes Balance of the Stock of Af. SHEEHY & CO. To Bm Sold af rn Sacrifice. 86 Pri. Calf Congress) small lim, from $400 4|>d $5.00......... 287 Prs. Russet Calf and Brown Vici Bals., from $400 to....... 168 Prs. Black and Brown Vici Kid Oxfords, from $4.00 to..... 136 Prs. Russet Calf and Vici Kid Bals., from $3.50 to....... 171 Pm. Blaok and Tan Bicycle Bals, and Oxfords, from $2.50 to 290 Prs. latest style Russet Lea. Bals, and Oxfords,from $400 to 161 Prs. Calf and Cordovan Bals. from $4.00 and $5.00 to....... 168 Prs. Nobby Pat, Lea. Oxfords from $4.00 to ... Wo bought the “ Sheehy ” stock to secure the location for our own shoes. The balata of this stock now on sale at extremely low prices. McLean shoe co. Cor. Devonshire Street and Spring Lane. Opposite Post Office. .95 2.65 2.45 1.85 1.95 2.95 1.75 2.95 YeelcrdAy lh* three regiments making Un a brit adc of Bori un rn* bool cadet# paraded, pleased their friend# and made friends cf their critic*. The father#, mother#. Meters sud numerous admirer# of these HUO boy# looked on the serried rank# with rapt satiate mon, and thought they were the moet military appearing body that ever marched through the street#. Upon th » state house att pa and along th* Un* of march stood the military expense full of knowledge a# to how everything should In4 done, ami with a determination to point out grave mlstaki# made by the boy*. When it wa# all over these military martinets declared that there wa# nothing to point out. Bo the Boston school cadets mu#t have been very near perfect In their military deportment to have #«> thoroughly disarmed all the critics a# they did yesterday. They paraded through the city in the forenoon, marched past the stands In front of city hall with 750 cheering schoolgirls, were reviewed by Mayer Hart and Gov Crane, and thence to the common, where they parsed in review before members of tho school board. After a brigade parade they were dismissed. William F. Murray Jr, commander of the 2d regiment, Boston Latin school, acted as brigadier general during the parade Sanford Bate#, colonel of tile 1st regiment, English high school, was in command of the brigade during the review on the common, and G. S. Reed, colonel of (he 3d regiment, English high school, acted as brigadier general during the brigade jarade. Irtthe Boston schoolboys’ brigade was called upon to get anywhere quickly, there Is no doubt of its ability to reach the destination ahead of time. They made a remarkably quick march over the route, hustling along as lf they were reinforcements being hurried to the relief of some hard-pressed command. Starting from the armory of the English high school at 10.16, at ll o'clock the commanding officer and his staff passed the reviewing stand at city hall Alert and businesslike, the boys kept up a brisk marching gait over the entire route, aril presented a fine Impression of strength and youthful precision. Their lines were especially true, and the cadences, especially In the brisk time set by the bands in passing up School st, were precise. The general military bearing was admirable, even to Maj Keith's pony battalion from tho English high school. These little fellows, in three companies, made the biggest hit of the parade. The grim determination with which they I (Hill Situs Notice» M tim Hottt'M* Hart Hue I* MI writ Alive. U S Will Fight to Sustain It. No European# to Takt hies. Niearapi Canal tv Ii 6uardi4 toy Atnarican Filets. Caribbean Sa Must be Yankee Lake. German? Told to Keep Obi of M America. , JAMES J. JEFFRIES, Champion of the World. Continued on the Third Page. Metropolitan Goal Go., No. 30 Congress SU PRICES OF ... ongrjessionalt -jfc'/- g- 17*28 SuS:-»U^ Is perhaps the smoothest writing pen ever made. It has a stub point, and rounded a trifle so as not to catch in the paper. Is flexible and pliant. Snniplr* for Trial on receipt of return portage. Aah for So. 218. SPENCERIAN PEN CO., 349 Broadway. New York City. For Immediate Delivery: Furnace . Egg . . Stove . Franklin. $4.50 4.75 5.00 6.50 SPECIAL RATE8 FOR STEAIVI TRADE. TTbStf wyS No Oirections Rome <-i£ai», like seme fellow#, ought to hare “dlm-tioa#” like medicine#, so as to know how to take thorn. Usually one dose I* Kiiffieieut to turn the current of Ukes. Jn#t remember that the “Proas Club” cigar boars no directions. Smoke away and the longer you smoke the richer becomes the luxury of tin-lullaby. It's in the finality of the tobacco anil la the method of building the cigar. The peculiar thing, new to so many smokers, is that the “Pres# flub" smokes sweet clear to tb<* butt, There is Do greater test of goodness and no other cigar bears up under the test so admirably as the “Press Club” 10c -3 for 25e cigar, WOOD. POLLARD & CO.. 2u;i--(47 Friend St.    I    Opposite North 113-117 Censes ay St. J Union Station “Pompadour Jim’s” Scientific His Opponent Look Like a Work Made Beginner. NKW YORK, Alay 11—Jamen J. Jetties is still champion. He retained his title tonight by defeating James J, Corbett at the Seaside athletic club, Coney island, in the 23d round. It was one of the greatest glove flghtn ever seen in this country'. Up to tho very time tho knockout blow wa# landed It was any one’s fight. Then in the 23<i round, aa they came lo a clinch, Jeffries sent In a left-hand swing that landed Just under the jaw. More than IOO time# he had tried and missed with this same blow. It resembled a fight between a greyhound and a mastiff. The mastiff would rush and scrap, but the greyhound would trip and run, and so it was until finally the mastiff seized his enemy and it was all over. So with the two men. Jeffries missed again and again, swinging his great arms with a force that seemed great enough to break Iron. Corbett hit him at will and landed four times to Jeffries' once. His cleverness amanori every one. It wu# a fair fight, the men breaking clean, and there were really no clinches. When the end came the men were in the cornet1, and Corbett fell with his head upon the lower rope where Le rested as referee Charley White couffli d him out. George Considine, a# Corbett went down, rushed along the outside of the ring to throw water upon him- Jeffrie* rushed to the side and thrust him away. Corbett -was carried to his corner. He soon revived, and, resting upon Oonsidine'a shoulder, staggered across the ring and shook hands with Jeffries. Jeffries patted him on the shoulder and he returned the caress. Then Brady, Corbett’s old manager, shook hands with him and congratulated him on his great fight. Corbett took his defeat good naturedly, and although he smiled, It was a tearful smile and his eyes were damp with tears hard held. FAST AND CLOSE FIGHT. Corbett’s Surprising Cleverness Most Striking Feature of Contest and Entitles Him to All Honor. SEASIDE CLUB, Coney Island, May ll—In the fastest, prettiest and closest heavyweight ring battle ever fought in New York, Jam** J. Jeffrie# ha# re affirmed hi# right to tho champion#hip. lit the arena at the Beanlde athletic club, tonight, he decisively defeated Jim Corbett, once champion of the world himself, after 22 rounds of scientific fighting- It was a clean knockout, and it came so quickly that it dazed the thousand# of keen, alert, intent spectators and left them in doubt a# to just how the winning blow was delivered. It wa* avowed that it was a left hand jolt to tho jaw, but Jeffries himself and referee Charley White, who stood at his aide, say it xvus a right hand swing, There is credit for tho victor and credit for the vanquished in this cleverest of ring battles. Jeffries must be awarded the laurels of victory, yet his opponent is entitled to ail honor for Ids most wonderful fight. That feature stands out in relief as the most striking one of the contest. Corbett emerged from a year’s retirement from the ring rejuvenated and fie all. He wa# aa fast and clever as back In the days when people marveled at his skill. His foot work was wonderful and his defense perfect. He outboxed his man at both long and short range and lf he had had the strength necessary would have claimed art early victory. A hundred limes ho ducked under left swings that would have ended him Just as did the punch that finally did. At times he made the massive Jeffries look like a beginner In the art of offense aud defense with the hands. His strategy was to jab and get away, and when Jeffnss stood over his quivering form his face showed marks of the punishment that ho had inflicted. Corbett went down to defeat that was regretted by a vast majority of the men who Ailed the hall. The money wa# against him, but he had a wealth of sympathy. It wa# probably his natural heritage as the short coder, but after tire battle had begun he won more support by his display of speed and skill. Jeffrie# won with his s.length, both thai strength that lies in the power of massive muscle and that strength which is the essence of vitality. He made the pace for most of the distance and at the end was still strong and effective. At first glance the battle may seem to detract a trifle from his reputation, for it showed that a fast man can reach hint and get away without a return. It is improbable that there was ever a more orderly affair under the Horton law. There was little betting on the outcome of the battle. There had been so much delay and interference in the earlier stages of the negotiation# for the fight, and so much doubt created by WASHINGTON.May U-#*n*tor Lodg* made a short speech In the senate today which wa# a defiant challenge to Germany end all the rest of th* world, hut Germany especially, to respect th* Monroe dost fin*. It was In the same Un# as Sac Root’# speech, deliver*d at th* Grant memorial ansoetation banquet, but while, Mr Root talked In general term# about th* probability of our having to fight to maintain the Monro® doctrine, Mr Lodge wa* •peciflc. He mad* it clear that it wa* Germany we might have to fight, that It was Germany who was attempting to exert political Influence over Bra*!!, and at th# close of hi# speech Germany’* name wa# openly mentioned. Mr Lodge said: “I have no desire. Mr President, to detain the senate on this question of armor more than a very few moments. I certainly shall not attempt to enter into the question of the merits of the different kinds of armor which ha# been so ably discussed by the senators from New' Hampshire and South Carolina, who are experts on that subject. “Nor do I think it is necessary to discuss the point as to whether we should have any ship# at all because armor has been shown to be penetrable. “It seems to me that that Is an argument which goes altogether too far, and bears with It Its own refutation. Carried out to Its full extent it would amount to saying that we should not have ships because they sometimes sink. or fortifications because they can be knocked down. “Long before the day* of armored ships we were told on high authority that 'ships are but boards, sailors but men. They be land rats and water rats, land thieve# and water thieves, I mean pirate*, and, the perils of wind, rocks and waters.’ “Yet although these things were all true, at the period. In the age of Elfza- Continucd ob the Third Pavo. SPECIAL SALE. Coatlnuedi oa the Fourth Page. Established 1823. WILSON WHISKEY. That's All! ALBRKCHT & KOELLNER. 2P5 lo 305 A Street, Boston. New Er:gitu<l Distributor*. I he first six (6) display windows in our Brattle street front show Men's Spring Suits and Top Coats, and the Fabrics from which they are produced. The garments are all marked $ j 2-oo Tile Values Ara Extraordinary I EOPOLD L MORSE Open ITI & Q| _ 0. Saturday Evenings Washington & Brattle Sts. ;