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   Wellsville Allegany County Reporter (Newspaper) - March 18, 1904, Wellsville, New York                                 tHEllíOmOT  WAR atlas  ^úapí^o'^ m»a pMgé I« d  WELLSYILXJB, N, Y^ FRIPAT MARCH 3« 1904.  Eight I^m  Russians  to be (Concentrated North oi the Yalu. (Harrison Leaves Hal Cheng, kh  l^gl §e«nb«mnn«nt of Port Arthur Ef-f^y« _ Fr«omerts of SheM« Fell j^ryv^her«—Ruwia Will Not Send t«ltic Squadron Throuoh Behring •trtns. but Will Go Around Cape.  Loodrn. X'irch 17 Thrr» is much man!?*«i;e'l in the rp;pnrt th r ^ Russian main advanr» is rrr,sslns ^ Tt!u. but This Is not yet confirrnt>d ind. acfor^in? to thp r>aily Chronicle's flBf T«r.!t «»rrespon^ent. all the Riia ■lu troop« ioft North Corea, 20,-  10« of th<.*ra bPing roncentratpd at Eillflo rtiT.g- north of th« Yalu river, li Mancfciiria  r>ailv T^iejrraph'B SebastoiK)! iponditiT says it Ik «eml-offlctelly inc«<i that Russia has abandoned M iTcpracticAbl» the idea of sendin kv Baltic squji.:ron to the Far East by ^ way Behrine straits j  A Port Arthur dii»pairh say» that Aimlral WS'tsoft hri^^ h-en appointed ; ifeief of V,c<>n>y A', xii'i^'d naval staff hai ffoc^ to Mukden. i  the road over whl^b the Russians vrer-» expected to pass b^tw-^n Anjti and Fing Yan* In order that he explo«!fon^ repultlnp froni th" impact of the horse?' hoofs 't i-rh» caii«e n stamp^nje Th«»pe torn r.-re <ii-=r «hafw-d and  six inch»?; if ii;Mrn"ter  Protetti:n  W'ni;tine''Mi  8tat» »i VîiTil-tor  of Viirs onaries.  -h :: ; niT«H \lì»'n hl« ra'»!'--' th-»  Th) Kow March 17—It Is authentic ally reporte,i that for a week pa'^t ^mn haj been only a small and chansr-  mili!ar> earriston at t^Ial Cheng.' -Nt that a large force has been sta-' . Mooed at the ln\-nlnerably fortified an 1 gnrnteflcaJ town otf Ashau Shan, whore 1M Japane«« army concluded Its ad-vuc« durin« the war between Thin^ iikd Japan  The only r^^iable reports at the pr'** «Bl Eomeni from the chif'f -Manchur lu cities «how a quiet tnovemenr »kmg th» railvkiiy and rsiich citi.-s .is Muden. which are off the main lino, an undisturbed The people her^ nr-« •oc ta possessslon of definite new^ of •ctiii» ev^nf!  The chief niov<»ment on !»!»> Fnns Haacg Cheng military road Is the faich of rider? to and from the Rus •laa advance forces.  A creiib'e native arrive.l here brii'i t&( a r^p-'^n as late as March 12 from Focg: Huan Cheng to the »»ffect t'la: the main body of the c<>n«-«»ni nae 1 Russian fo-c-s had cros«rd the Yalu Wavinj: «rr.all bodie? of tro'>r.«: nt An tniis ajid other points to un -. 1 the rlrer  A fortnlsbt a.so a few spie.«; visited Actang. but since then no Japanest' kira been s-^n west of th»- Yalu.  Th'» ccntiDue-l attacks of the Japa-have corrpelled the ?ten.'.y occ i-of the IJao Tuns peninsula.  The last bombardment of Pon Ar-tt :r ewry part of the fnrt-  f«S8 of Part .^rhor unsafe R.-'iMn^Ti aji-n that fraeTr^nts of .lapant*?t> fe': and that som"  and buildiii:;s wer,^ most of the dar.i-^-Vi !!:..>re via-; uniniportant.  F r»:g-ers chfjo-ing to remain in ti:« ;r.:'='r'.-- r.r.-.s' now sisn an ai::^"-| Beat their movements and 1  •t:p ;!a.;;r. J :» a sr>-^c!al pass is nec-1 ••airy leavin? their bounds. ;  Btiite il 'iT-t;: •''•f fnmi tha' 'h"  mlssinnnrirs i;i the n-iuhl>-irh'>'>d of Pins: Vans Ii.t! r»'fus«^il to -¡ond their "»on;, n ;tnil < '.it !r 'n ^.b.-ird the Cjt cinnati which '»ro ; ;!:' \mer?cans from riiinarnpn ypsr^rdity  Tho '!• par'T" nt ha.-i niatíe It c?.-»r "n the nilss!o"ir- in th's  count rA- ih.T • 'h^ cas»^ if act'i-iî \> ir like tins U c-iiin H un i« rfake to -»nisiloy „I the Tnited State« arniv Mid n:i\.v ia exofMlitions mto the int'Tìor of a i-nun try which the sron»« nf war !'" mi<sslonar1fs tc-uain -iftir i p"-» warnlnç th»^ I'uitod Srar<>- s »V'r-: 'ni'^r.t cannot rf^nU'v« rhen: i • ■•'•v must fnkp ''it>lr chaP"^»« 'virh civilians  CoTiiTiatîder Mas- n of t» p Cincinn-»» reponed yestfrda.\ that he had taken the .American refueer-!« to Ph- ^oo China  PROOF NOT NECESSARY  Cliìmanf» Disability to Be Takes Por Granted at A^e 62.  COHMIMIONKII WARCa RUUNQ.  Jap«n*M Waak In Cavalry.  .\rthur.  Port Arthur. March 17 — Another 9««seDg*r of th* steamer Argun captured by th* Japanese off the coast o' Corea F«b. 7 and take« ta Samoo wio returned here yetterday declar*\s that h* aaw two damaged vrarshi;» towed Into Nafcaaakl Feb 2«. one belog th* Asuma and the other a cruiser, •aid to be a flagship, having a heary Hat  Other of the Russian  merchant Tessela capttired bv the anese warships have arrived here '' > Japan In the coutue of* later- -had with them ih»-«-» passen.r":- Timed that they observed generai drank «nes8 amonK the Japanese troops thouifh the sailors nialnt&lned an ex •ellent bearing. They report that the Japanese cavalnr makes a pitiable appearence. the hor»«« being ^ small •ad weak looking.  The pasaengera brought evidence that^the JapiBJiese had worked out a plan of campaign and fi.xed a date for beginnlnur operations at least two ireeks before hostllltlea w«re stlried  ADV.IR.al stark relieved.  •tcr-y of Japanese Poisoned Swords Was an Error.  St. pa-.r^^^i-g March 17.—Official •rtl-rs \s.. r-:- published relieving: Vic » ii-ars from the command- of tte Port Arthur division of the navv. •«ter.si'^'y on acccunt of llln-ss. Nj r • v appninte.1. Vice Addirà.; >:akEr--fr havins determined -o •«rre 35 s^ '^ Iron com.iKa')iler as well coT.niar^i^r in chief of 'he entire tas? jr. r.axa! i-^rc- in the Far East  Cap'aln ShT',i>nsnDvitch. coinmand-«■of the RetviTan. has be<.n  ^ ti.e Cross of St. Geors >  l-^st ia'^an^'sp tur-  anj Einkln.e: Japanese fir?  Rusalan Eatimate of Japan's Losses-Paris. March 17.—Tha Temps correspondent at St Petersbtirg a-ssert? that a Russian army corps 1? d-e-■cendin? from Madivoaiok toward Corea. He adds that Port \rth<ir has a garrison of 30.000 men and Is pro-Tlsioned for a year.  The Rus«:!an ministry of ma-ln«. thr» Temps cnrrespondi^nt further elalma that Japan s losses s'nc ©penin.s; of the war are fotircr-:i~'>-s an-I five torpedo boat d'^.^^trovof? a- i rh" machinorv of a 12,0'j0 ton baf>sh;r> seriously Injured. I The corrf^spor.rfont c"»^"'''.'*-'^-' ■^'■s ' patch with ass^rtir'c; t':.it t^,'' f-j trati'-^n of Russian ar  'and Harbin is cr^nslier»! s' • ' Idr the danprer from a > l.m V  In? in the nortliem part of the b?,r tff I Corea.  .if-'  Fawn« W9r Thim Aetlen In Act •r Cwiiflrew eff iat7 Putting AH Men. lean War Vetarana en ttie l^enalon Moll 39 Year« Attar Cloae of That War.  Washington. March 17 — Commls-«oaer of PeniJons Ware, with the ap-proral of Secretary Hitchcock, haa promnlcated a most important pension ruling which prorides:  "In the adjudication o^ pension claims under the act of June 27, 1800, It shall b» taken ai\d considered aj an eridenU&J fact, if the contrary does not appear, and if all other legal requirements are properly met, that when a claimant has paii^ed the age of 62 years he is disabled one-half in ability to fwrfiirm mani:al labor and la •ntitled to be rated at JG per month; after 05 years at Js per monih; aftei 6& years at $10 per luonih, and aftei 70 year» $12 per inunth.  "Alhrnacce at higher rate, not eX-ceedine $12 per month, will continue to be made as heretofore, where disabilities i>ther than ane show a condition of inability to perform manual labor  "This or 1« r shall take effect April 13. 1?04  Average Extent of Infirnnity. The ord«-r is pr»^c^^led by a  prear:ible which after citing the law aays th»' pension bureau has establisih ed with reas«>nable cenainty the av erage nature and extent of the Inflrm ity of old ape  Commissioner War»: just before lea%-ing for a trip South for his health spoke as follows regarding the order, which he said would «»ave both old ■oldlers and the government a great deal of money and time:  "The act of coneress which was passed in the latter part of January, 1SS7. put all the Mexican war veterans on tho pension roll 39 years exactly after the end of the Mexican war. It would seem that if 39 years after the expiration of service a Mexican war soldier wtus entitled to a pension at 62 years and no oth*>r requisite for drawing a pension should exist except 3«. That 10 ^»Idlers of the civil war. who fought vastly more and longer, at least as good a rule ought to apply There seems to be a ^"neral consensus of opinion that at C2 years the dlsahll Itles of o)d aee have set in  "The onler cwild not have been issued -earlier because It Is only now that the years^ fixed by the congres-aicial limit has been reached The civil war endeil April 12. 1S65 Hence the years expire «>n the 13th of next Eumth. and It ia «»ry pwper that the onier should be Issued flxin,«? <2 year?« as the minimum ai;<» limit and the BiblicaJ three score and ten as the maximum ,  "There is an advantage and sa^in? to the .ifovemment in the use of this order because every old soldier who  taka eara of thamMlv««.  1 do Mi think. howeTcr. that the Increaaad ex pens« In the k>nc rtm win b« Tery noticeable ^mcaiik tW de«th rate la always to b« coDatdered aad thare Is also to be considered the fkct that tbe ones to whom we giv« the pension-withoHt proof other than their aces would hare prored themselre-anyhow nnder former drcumstancet-as entitled to the pension by reason oi their dlsaWlltiea."  PANAMA CANAL COMPANY.  RURAL âÀIL CARRI il^  I»-  Continuation of Trial of Colombia's Protest Again^ Transfer  Paris. March 17.—The case of the republic of Colombia against the Panama Canal company to prevent the transfer *>f the tatter's concession to the United States was resumed before the first tribunal of the Seine.  Maitre Du Bult continued his an^u-ment in behalf of the company's right to sell its concession to the Unite<l States. He emphasized that it was upon the formal insistence of the government of Colombia that the company finally consente,i to treat with the United States Prior to fV.at the company had met the overtures of the United Sfate.s with silence or refusala But Colombia flnallly persuadetl th^ company to take up the transfer to the United States He aj»ked: "Whit right ha* Colombia to contest the ex istence of Panama before a French court, when the French goremment and the governments of other nation^ throughout the world have recognised Panarnri as a sovereign state' \Vl»y should we siillclt your con.sent. wh»>n your authority ceas'vl to exisr"* I.et u" «peak frankly If i« price, is it not - .And St is best ihai vie do not discuss that branch of th«» question  Maitre tiuillaumln represenilns; Bonapartf» Wise, the original concessionaire. pointed out to the court that ♦he civil tri»Hmal of the Seine decid«-! March 19. 1902. That the company could make the transfer, but limited the time until March 4. 1903 He insist«»,! %hat this decision prevented the ti^ns Nr for the United Slates after the iat ter date.  M. Du Bult's statement that Colom hla's consent to the transfer wjls a "question of price" was much com mented upon  iör  i-Tr.--'^ v., .  te— .  le ,  that r tcm^  •f rvroTi:'n poison"! ir r-'.-.n be hi-id th.-'  Uasrd on the a ;-sian 't^chnii -'l ' 7'::t ski. chief of stafT in a 'elf>£rrnm sai i 1 hai fn-itvl in tii-^  ■ ■r'>-.'->eä -ï^-hirh 'h«^ Jap-'i ' în bestresvin^  Russia Considers Corea Belligerent.  Seoul. March 17.—The Corean s'l perintendent of trade at Ky r.s H>inc on the Tumen river, has rec«»ive.l a note from the general In comman-i a-Vladivostok paying that sine» Corea has joined Japan Russia Corea as belligereut and will axi ac cor>ilrglv.  Two thousand Corean troops no-.v at Seoul will be sent to the nrrih next ■we-^k..  The Jaoani»se hiive nlte'y that a strons; foro-^  artlllrrv I3 on fhe n->r:it Sa^-i" o-the Yal'i rivrr an 1 that «a-'h^v -ba-.'e h^^en thrown up iv.r. s fro--. Chon Ja. a loan nor*hwe-st '-t sav that the pei'Pl-^ a--»' It a »"it-panic, owlnc to 'h" tr^^afrr'.^-.r of "v men and the seizing of gra^a b:-Russlaus.  Five Tons of Gold on a Truck.  New York. March 17 —Five tons of gold coin were m'oved in a truck from the United States sub-treasury to th-New York clearing house yesterdav The gold wa.s to pay the debit balano-of t2.734.394 that was against the sjov emment and in favor of the hanks This amount •>f money when paid In gold weMghs poun-'ls The eoM  Is in the vaults of the clearin.s hoiise 1 CertiiicafMS werp iss.r.ed by rh"^ rl«ar InK hou.=iP to th* hanks to which the gold was due  Result ml ftecesslen of Panama and Isthmian Canal Treaty. Washington. March If. — The Col-enblas lecation hsre has been closed and Dr. Toma« Hsrran. charw d'affaires. will leave tha United States for his former heme in Medlln, ia two or three weeks. Futur« communication hetwe«»n the Colombian government and the state department -will be coiv-has reached thfe ape of 62 years is able) ducted thrrvugh the Coiewblan consul to prove almost without possibility '^f | general at N«w York, doubt »hat he is one-half disabled , The closin.« of the le|!^tioB ta the from earning his suppon by manual direct result of th<» s»cesaio-n oi Fan-  Many Oengreseiwew Atfvacatetf craaseë Pay aná Privilegs». Waablagtan. March IT. — la tba  feaîMa éartnc tha discussion af tha pMtoa«a apprafrtatlon MU Mr. Splght •r Mlarisalpgi diseassetf tha negro  goaatloa and declared the attacks en Ib* of tk« Santb wbe kad been  ebargM witk kmtallty and karbariain  toward the colored race were usjnst.  SnWstdles to railroads far spedai Kail fsdUtles eame In for oontrtder-able crttlelssB by Mr. Robinson and  Mr. Oalnes, the latter eharscterixiag them as "a ieeallred steal."  Rami mall carriers found many friends on the floor, who sdvocated Increased pay for them and the privilege of acting as agenta for newspapers and trades people.  Mr Flood denied that Perry S Heath was entitled to creillt for In aniniratlni: rural free deliverv He c!alme<l the cnMit for the Hemocrats and added :  "I am not âstonlsh»Ml that a gentle man who was willlnir to rob and plunder his îrovernment and permit other people to rob and plunder the government he had sworn to protect sbonM rob a political opponent of the crédit to which he was pptitled " He sal 1 Heath made the claim "notwithstand ing the fact that he had not yet emerged from the postnîTîco scandal with a -name as unsullied as the .\l pine snows thrice bleached l>y north em blasts "  The senate p.assod the |oint Tesolu tlon the nr-^sident to ne  pnîlat > the government of Or'^at  ^ Britain to s^^cur" a review -r>f thf r^ct question of j latlors for the catching of fur bpnrinrrj vote's ^ seals in Aln^ska so ns to obtain an abatement of the killing of femal'' s«»als and thus presorv»» the ««>«1 In dustry  The military record and th-Uve abllifv nf General Wf>od forme.l the sjjbjerts of Si»nator Quarles" r«^ marks Hf pmise<l Crcnfrnl Wi^vi fo-hls condtict in the C.pronimo cam paign tbp camnaiern acainst thf Apaches, the Spanish-.^ m^rican war and the record he was now making In the Philippines He sueeested rhat in concluding he would attempt to show the charges against General Wood ha ! not been proved art»»r an exhaustive in qnlry by th»» senate commit'ee  Senator Foraker wlti answer all the charfres against Conerai Woo^l  Scale is  Accepted.  Officers 01 Miners Positive There;Will be No Strike About 135,000 Miners Voted.  Nearly gg.000 Veteil For Scale and SOÖ Against and In Favor of a Strike.— llllnbis and Iowa Qave a MaJ«rit4y of 2 to 1 Ag.Tinst the Scale.  Indianapolis. March 17 —Kt the na tional hendquarters of th» X'nlted Mine Woriters of .\merira estimate? on the vote of the m^iners had been com puted bv the nitional ofIlct»r* They an* positivi» the scale has h.-»*n acccpt-ed and th»re ■:\iU be no -«trike  Of the r»o funi m'ners In tho status rotine it is es-!:...\'ed thst 13=; voted and o' th se .i.boMT S'» 'V«n vot".1 for the scal»> and aboiit 4C .S/Mt rotei a^ainsf it and in favor of a sirlke  Maryland d(d nf>» vote, not beine sure it was »^ntitle.! to v<ite Vintr-nla reports are and n«>  ectimat«» is made Indiana cast 10.000 niajo-ity of 2 to 1 for the scale; IHinots ca.sT «»niv voTes wSth a majority of 2 to ! a^ainsT the scale and in favor of a s^nke  Pennsylvania cast 50.»XN> votes with a majority «>f 2 to l for the scale Kentucky had 1 for the scale  Authority to Build Railroad.  Albany. Mprch 17 - The Nichols and North Pr—in -ylvanfa Rail-oad com ptny. which T-.-ill onê'atc a steam road thr«e miles Uinci fro-r. N Tlog-i  county TO thf Penis Ivania stat«; line, was grant-d authority by the Ftiîte railroad Ci.-TUTr.ls.iion to build Its road  1 ^ Two S^^^tlons Burglarized. I Elmlra ^^r'-ch 17 Two Iyeb'?îh Valley rnflroad «tat'onc werf» hnr^'larlked Tuesr'ay riirht. one a: Uast Tnwaada and th<o oth«>r af T*1stí»r Pa In Oie former rilare thp ofTico was senTslly ran'^ark"? but v:-'-^^îes fouttíL  At Tester Unitorj Stat»s Fîxnress ^ company's si'e was's-ni»ii and car-, riM two mile« away and- th^n broken I open The value of the contenu la ' not known  Attempt to Derail a Train. Ansonla, Conn March 17. — The presence in this city during the past few days of several railroad de^ectiTea wa* accounted for by a statement thai an attemt^T was made recently to d®-small vote with 3 to ! » train nn the New York. New H»-Iowa cast 10.AOO votes ' ▼f'ti and Hartford railroad betwea»  with a majority for a strike Michisrarj : t^h'» ci^V »^d Seymour by drirtng a ea.sT a small vote for the scale Ohio ■ l»rge spike in a switch It is sald'^ha cast 3.> one vote^ with 4 to 1 for the i caboose and another car of a frsi^tt scale ' train w^re thrown from the track.  LOCKOUT THREATENED-  MARKZT REPORT.  Mouse Investigating Comnaitte«. j Washington March 17 - The special Investigating committee of the house or. the posfoiTice rei>ort ha.s. It Is un derstood. receiv«^! The report known 'as •■Exhibit Q ' This document n^ver has been made puiillc and the feeling created among members by the thor ough manner in which the special com mlttee Is dealing with th» ta.sk as 8'cn<»d It is ?r»iwing som.ewha' in tense Revelations of new "deals" a-e h}nt»»d at In the cloak rooms In the meanwhile the special committee I-carrying on its work behind clo^^ed doors .-^n aril ,rhtr «essiort was hriit with a brief rece.ss for lunch  NORTHERN SECURITIES CO.  labor This beine so. it seems unwise to put a soldier to the expense of time and transportation tu go to a place where a n)e.Mcal board can ex amine him to find that fact otjt. and on the orher hand It se^ms unnecessar>' for the cov.-rnment to keeo hoard.s es-tablishf^d an i th'-'T nay f^r the ex-aminaviun of a s^'.îv-r when the result of the e\aniinat5.'n. can bo so accur attîy f.">re!oi-l  "Of the examinations in the  last year, if on^foiirth of Them were save-i it wouM r.;ake .>¡10 and perhaps an erial atnonnt in time ami tratis;v-vi-tatlon the n! 1 sol tiers  "In 'he ruîin.çs of .t>h« departmen; th« Inability to eani a full support by manual labor dot*s not include brain work, but ap?i;e^.s to those who can by bod:lv labor earn support '*  The commissioner said that experience has lati^ht 'hat a; r"2 vears an o!,1 soldier Is at or.haif dls-  a^le-i from enrninc a s!¡;i;>ort by mari'ial !aN->r ml und'^r th » law he would be enti'lei to $6 Ho contln ueil •  Additional Exrcrse Unknown.  "1 arc n-Vt ' ^"^.v whit expenr?"  the h-'.î i en a.: in t^e shape of aH »•• i.-.-a' The-- Is a er^at  ama and the negotlationi of the Isth-mian ranal tri»aíy It i? thot>eht thai a considerable time will elapse before the Colombian govem^r^nt agiitn nominates a minister to Wai«hirt2'on. as the feeing in ofüclad circles at Bogota is still v«>.ry bitter Dr H»rraa has addressei no commurîlcarlrn to the state department since early ia Febniary  r>r Herran with his daufrhtjfr wm feavA Washlrr-on today for Ne-w YorV. to he followel later by his wif«» and son .Anorher -s-in will r»m.aln in the Unito<i S'af^ to coniplete a special technicAl course nf study Dr Horran recently has been !n very po-rr he^i'Th as a result th« ard-ious work that fell on him sfrer the ha^tv wfthirawml of Minister Concha In early staces of the canal ní*^otíaflons  Comment of PresWent Hill on Decision of Supreme Court. New York. March, 17—lawyers rep-resentins: the various Int^^r^^sts in th-;» Northern P»-curitles company were in cor.f'Tenc" with Président HUI an 1 other officials for a considerable» time J F Johnson of Philadelphia, who ar gued 'he Fec'irities cas» before th^ United States supfeme court, wa.s re pcrti'd 'Ò have been one of t><e conferei^ The others incliide<| Fr-inc s Lynde Stetson of counsel to J P Mor gîin X- '"o ani R S Lov-^-i r»'present Ins 'l-e H;irrÍTMá!i Init-r.-^ts  I-ater Mr Mill "'W'-» are wa'<  Ire r.r th.^ or-'.-r of th« r >ii-r N.-'h Ing can be d -:;»^ till we r'^.-^iv-» it 1 woul 1 "ik-» '1 S\y hM'.vever th'"-e will be no atN^M pt to evade the j'id.:íTnent of c.-.!:rr  "V.'e haven't any defîni'e plan or plans nndcr consiie-atl'^n There has bçen alto^ethrr too niurh c^ie-s wor's by Tl ey have trle.i m  make a trour.tain out of a hii;  and there Is not even a mol.^ h!'l "  Allied Lithographers' Unions Refused Employers' Plan of Arbitration, New York. March 17.—The various unions of th«» allied lithographing trade ortjanizaiimis held conference« last nicht and decided not to accept the arbitration plan prop>oeed to them by the employers' a^sociatio-^ Th" arbitration pfan was submi"!»-! indl vldually to ev=»rv workman emplove 1 by a memh»»r of the- association an ! they wer«' fold rf they »-Jid not accep' the plan they would be locked our The men were given until Saturday to give a de<>i.sion  A Beve^lv Smi'.h. secretary of th-' National Employers' association, said the employers h.ad done ev^rythinp I»p9slble tl. bring about a fair settle ment and thar now every man must indlriduallv sign the agreement "tty Saturday or consider himself discharged The employers would not reco^ize the unions as organ i rat Ions If the men refuse to sign the agree-ment.s more than 10 o,v» men will be locked otii Thf U^kout will prevail throughoui the Unlie»1 States and Canada  Shot Wife and Cut His Throat.  Pittsburi; March i7 Harry I Me-Alpine, locai a^ent for ♦h-=» Kppens Pmlth & Wi-^^man Tea co;mi»any of Xew York. h's wife thre^ tlm-^s  Ia.st nl^irhi an i thlnkirr she -was drs 1 tried to kin himself hv cutting h!-throat wl'h a nte^'» e'aiis and taklng h'rhlor' 'e ts.^1eT.s McAlpin^^ bA«5 a r'^an^'e ' •'- r-^'^- verv '  hls w1f<» t - 'n .a ■^■»r o-is cìì"- -"ilon  It Is sa'i ^'''Mrlr » for son.e time h-^s been laiv'->r;-;£: irnd»- Irr.pre-isinn  that ht< wir« ■»varre.i to '»■^re hlm In an Insii^e a^vVim McMiine ani wife ran: • f-^ni K <:he-i;ter N Y about a y-^ar arrr»  New York Provlslan MsHiat.  New Tcyrk. Marah It.  WHEAT — No. 2 rad, $l.t49LM f a b aRoat: No 1 northern Dulal^ 11.08  CORN — No. 2 com. 55%o tab. afloat: No 2 yellow, E7c.  OATS — No 2 oats. 4IH« t o^ b. afloat: No 2 white. 4»He: Na. 1 whl*^ 4»c.  BUCKWHEAT FLOUR — U $09 1.10.  PORK—Mese. $1B B0@16 00; fiwUy, 116 OO"«?!« .Sft  HAY Shipping. 70^75«: good ia choice 'CHca 11.05.  BUTTER — CreamwT. eatraa, 249 14»4c- factory. IS^lS^c: weatem Imitation creamery, l&c.  CHEESE—Slate, full cream, small fancy, 12c.  EOOS —^ State '^nrt Penasytraalik lancy selected. 21'??i2e.  POT.ATOES—Stats and western, pm sack. 12 60^2 70  un^n ÎO' V  th.-v  It 'a:  arr.v  V. ;l\  "" tea^h of'speaker Sa nf or d.  Dearer. Marsh 17. — Dr: James Bro'>-T,;ee Sanford. speaker of the Col-' «^•io ho;:se of représentatives, died y«sîer<iay of app.r.iU'i'l.-^. ai^v-d y*^ Mg )r«a tem U Fsiui Ya^.  Ut.  Russian Baltic Squadron.  Paris. March 17—The Echo Fari.s--In a St ■ iiAlersij-uri^,, •which says that the idea of R i-^ln Baltic squadron coins to the Far Ki^* by the North'-ast Passage has be.>n given up as, too risky, adds that tho fleet will probably start in .July aal go by way of the Cape of GooJ Hope.  r- 1-  or n ' priper t'  • ha» n.-ver annl'.ei •»■'t kn.jwn wh'-ther they int'^nd to ' inc'^ase th-^ pav - Î What the bu ! hi* !>e^n whethe»--i:- t -irl .1-:st an ! >. ien .ns; results to  Pneumonia Trested is Infect'sus. j Rochester. March ' 7 -The Rochee-ter heaJth bureau has decided to treet pneumonia, a« an Infectious disease and to a«k nhysic'ans to r»r^rt all cases as they re-io-"' iiinhth'»rla  .and smaUnax. A tisw .la to ,  t)lace,1 In f'pe health nC^r^ •»o'^n w^'ch ; Is to be des'en.ated by means of phv-j sldan«: al! ca«es of pne-imonla an-l the sanf'arv c-)r. "rions acc-imnajnvlr.g j them peeo'-«e 'h* CSS«« ^wt n^ I been reoo-'M It 1« not '-ot  ' mRnv t^ere have b-^en In P.'>ch"»teT i this wlTter- h'lt IT '.s knoT\-n that pts^n-; mon'p »^as more thaa uraally  ■ orevalcnt  iâ.  7inc 3ob Pitintinö  ARMS FOR CHINESE  Reports That Large Orders Have Been Placed For Modern Guns and Ammunition.  Wa-shingTon. .V.arrh 17 B H W.a'--trr. Jr. cnhs-'ll at I:!epsir n-'-manv, wri'es to the state depart r .e-;* * .,t 'a: Austrl.^n company ha-s j-.ist r-'.- ,-. r a-, order or so lar^-» an amount ■>' crtXiS f >r !hf> Cliinese ijri ' ll.at i' -v:'! t;i1 e tie Company s \ -r.i. years tf. f.'l tho firi'-r even -a--'- a ■ dltlona: f -I ec of I.,en to w »-ii give", e:^ ; 'it'.inent  This W of th- r- r:^ •  th«» • deTiirtr thiT I->■ , '-n  G-rn:ar; V ..arici t'-.e ar:!i.-<  hav-» i-een -i':;;r  The fact has h.-■-.irt-.-i! a'r n!:^: CR ;se it was pro> 1 .n t!)-Pe;-;n whirl! clo.-^.» i -h" r :-'  that fT a. term .>f \-Mrs th'- i^.:'^ tlo'n of ar^^s ¡-.t-i China should stopped absolutely  Farmer "'"-rtured anc* lobbed.  Morcrantow-n. W Va March 17 — Thr®e bnrglar^ entered the home of Jam<=« Plrkenranch a farmer livln.; at Cb^atní^k near here »arly yester day an 1 a''er tonv.ring their vIctîtti secur<vi $1 loo in ^---M and «Uve.- an! escap-^i P'.cîienpa üh bad no faMh In the s-a1>'.i-'v of Î anks and carried the monev w hich renreçenîed hl? sav Ingrs for 20 years, strapped about LI» waist.  ......Bcîtist» Stea-msT S-tsppe^  .Ale-icarKc-r ' Ma^ch -T^« Bri'ish ^reanv'T K.^w.rk Towrr.  arri ve i har» To¡iy ren-^rís hwnt  bren yopp-"»! hy 3, R.: - '.in warsVin wh:ch was crrilsisg 15 n..>s ©..tilde Alexandria  SufTalo Provision Market.  Buffalo, March 1€. WHEAT — No 1 northern, c. L t, $112: winter wheat. 11.09  CORN — No 2 corp. 53c f e. b. afloat No. 2 yellow »Sc  OATS — No 2 white ■47isc f. o. bu afloat; No. 3 white.  FLOUR—S^prir-js wheat best pateni per bbl . $5^0^6 15: low grades, #4.SO  BUTTER r-r^ame-T western e* tra t-'Vs ^^^ Pmr».  sylvania .-reHrr.efy 23ÍJ1J2ÍC; dairy fair to 17 ¿¡ iSc  ri'EF.Si: - Fi.i.cy r-:; .'rexm. Itci ircod to 1C -1n *-2c: eo«»  mon 'o 'a'' '' '/1c  ECnS- ?'atA '--sh fascv l?c. POTVTOn? Per bii »rc'TSlOO  East Buffalij Live Bi«.ck Market  C.ATTI.E—Be=t steers on ss^ale. $5 ©5.20. eood to c^- ice butcber steers. $-4 5»''! 4 1*0; niedii ni hiii i.-it st-j^rs, $3 50ii4 0''>: comm.jn to f&ir heifer*. J3 7.".; cho c>-- ro «xfa fat V-^ifera  gfx^i butcher b:ills JS.5« ch-->'c« to extra, reals $7 503 7 7^: fair to veals. $3 "Sg"" 00  ?HEFP ANT> LAMBS - Choice lanibs. culls to common,  14 vear'inKs handy weight.  15 ftO.n "> 40; wether sheep. $4 75«510. HOGS -M;xed packers' grades. 15.91  ^6 00- h Jii 005«.lfi;  pigs. Tiirht: S^i =:riT!5 so.  Bu^Talo Hay «r'.arket. Hat—Timotiiy. new^ ton. looe^ • h-.y nr.aae oc trac-v,  n«w. iic 50. No. 1 <0 de, $14 iô  CÎ5 0-.1 \n r 00 do $1: Oii-^ilS 5à  tiH -er-- j ... - ^  Note Hejula, Bill Bn^^-l«,,^ Cnr^  in f»ct «Im* prt«« M tMM   

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