Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1905, Washington, District Of Columbia Washington business men advertise in the Post became it Is paper the people of Washington thunder showers in afternoon or NO. JUNE 16, 1905.-FOURTEEN THREE TO END Japan and Russia Finally lect PROTOCOL THE NEXT STEP Treaty Negotiations Probably Will Begin in Announcement of Plenipotentiaries Ex- Armistice Hostilities Pending Discussion of Peace Demands Expected to Bo of a Billion Dollars Would Bankrupt America National Capital has been a- the of negotiations between tha of Russia and Japan lor i of The choice of aa the location of the peace con f e r e n re m arks another forward step In the negotiations toward ultimate peace In the fir Kait Instituted by President fit Official announcement of the selection nf was made by Secretary at the at 1 23 p m It wai In typewritten and read follows tho two unable to upon cl t or Paris President The but both have now that Washington as of mating and the President naa accordingly mally notified both governments tnat Washington I be en selected Thh was supplemented Iv afterward bv a mort that after meeting and the plenipotentiaries of the two ments if it be found to be hot in may adjourn the meeting to some summer resort in the and there continue their sittings until weh time as the weather In ington bo more Japan's Objection to Until Japan a Irreconcilable opposition to the selection of any Eu- ropean capital not known definitely At a conference which Kogoro tho Minister had with President yesterday he conveyed to the Japanese government's final refusal to consent to the holding of tbe conference in Europe reached the executive offices at to 45 was ushered it once Into President velt s office They remained In conference for an hour and Tho unusual length of the In- held at a time when scores of people of them having Important previous with the President v. an opportunity to see Mr indicated clearly that It was of The conference not but the significance of thf which Minister Takahira hore fiom his government Induced the President to deny himself to all callers until the conclusion of the conference At left the White the Japanese Minister declined to discuss the situation In arv w iv except to indicate that the were proceeding added that negotiations of this acter constituted long Tho of Japan to agree the of the conference In Europe was by President Roosevelt to l he Russian and likewise tabled to st Petersburg While tha lent did not act in the capacity of r between Russia and he wai in after the conference with Mini ler and his communication tn to formally tho of Washington as the m it of the conference Shortly 3 o'clock yesterday Ambassador called at tho House by appointment and was re- by the President In the Blue The President explained to the Ambassador the nature of his with Takahira and conveyed to him the personal assurance that tho American do all In its power which It properly might to ford the plenipotentiaries of the two comfortable and convenient for the transaction of their siu important duties Other conference lasted half an hour were withheld Neither the dent nor Ambassador after the lew cared to discuss for tion nature of their conference In view of the selection of the feat of the conference it is expected that within A few at most Russia and Japan will an nee formally the names of their live plenipotentiaries It Is deemed also with t ho announcement of in agreement will be reached to the time of holding the Question of Prior to the formal assembling of the conference it Is If precedent be followed that a peace protocol will be negotiated The making of the protocol will tike place before the declaration of a for mi I armistice It has not been who will be authorised by the ind Japanese governments to ar- and sign the The regarding It probably will be conducted in and It Is re- p as likely that the respective diplo- matic representatives of the belligerents will the document on behalf of their It too early yet definitely to announce what arrangements may be made here for the holding of the conference It is the custom for the government at whoso such negotiations are conducted to ide a suitable place and to furnish the negotiators with adequate facilities for tho of their It hat been suggested that a suite of rooms tn the State Department be fitted up for tbe accommodation of the some doubt has arisen as to sufficient accommodations could be provided there in view of the already crowded condition of the department An- other which was received with favor was that provision be made for tha conference In the Library of That magnificent building would afford not only a superb room for the but also excellently fitted rooms for purposes of private consultation Old Point Norfolk and Newport Neva Take Superb Steamers Of Norfolk Washington Steamboat foot 7th 6 JO p. m. connecting Norfolk with for New York and by See 13. 22901. representatives of the two As little has been given to this phase of the It Is a detail which the officials of the State by di- rection of President will work out doubtless entirely satisfactorily President's Summer It Is not that tbe selection of materially the summer plans of the While no definite yet have been It ll regarded as quite likely tbat be will return to Washington from Oyster Bay to receive the ies of tbe two governments assemble for the conference Officially this government will have little to ds the negotiations between the of the two The United States provide a place for their Ing and them with such material facilities as may be necessary for their comfort and but their de- liberations will be quite uninfluenced by this After receiving the plenipotentiaries it Is probable the will return to Oyster Japan's Such discussion of the question of cash indemnity as has occurred has been merely conditions likely to be encountered by Japan when she shall formulate her peace terms Thus the Japanese government has refrained from Indicating the precise form of her as is not her to forearm the shrewd and powerful an- which she Is to meet on the Held of During the past ten President Roosevelt has had conferences with Baron the Japanese financial agent In the United States Baron Kaneko Is one of the most eminent of Oriental financiers Both In this country and In since the war he has been of Inestimable service to his Emperor in the negotiation of loans and in watching all of the financial phases of the conflict In him Japan reposes im- confidence in all matters pertaining to the fiscal policy of the He Is competent to speak by authority on all subjects relating to Japan's For this reason he was consulted by the President His conference with the dent at the White House there la reason to concerned the subject of Japan's cash demands upon Russia Such advice as he might give to his government as to the cash Indemnity undoubtedly would receive the deepest very might be followed Second Minister Takahira called again at tbe White House last night shortly after 9 and remained with the President an hour or so The Minister came at the request of the who to h'm Russia's formal acceptance of the selection of Washington as the scene tor the negotiations No details of the which followed could be but It is understood that the questions of date and of the were under discussion Japan has Indicated that she will select two and will be ready to name a third if that number Is though the President has been advised that Marquis Ito and Baron Komura and Marsbal Yamagato are the three personages under the official nominations have not yet been communicated to The President's fourth and last teas Sir the British who reach ed the White Souse about 10 and remained with the President until after II o'clock Mr. Takahira left soon after the arrival of the Ambassador The upon took occasion to lude to the general appreciation out the civilized world of the work of the President in this and also to ex- press his confidence that the negotiations were smoothly Britain's The negotiations were the main subject discussed by the President with the Brit- ish like Minister came to the White House at the President's request The which later developed along eral touched upon Morocco and a number of other pending questions De- sirous as Is the government for the time has not yet come when as the ally of Japan she can even go to the extent of counseling this counsel has not yet been of- because London shares the belief of Washington that the Japanese terms will be entirely reasonable while retraining from giving these has shown by her general attitude that she Is inclined to be though by no means weak or relenting in her tions What gives the officials here hope Is the frank expression on the part of the Japanese that it is not their wish to crush Russia as a nation Japan is fully aware of the desirability of a permanent peace In the far East Another tant fact which has come to light Is the Improbability of the use of the indemnity for the enlargement of the Japanese navy It can be said that once the war is over Japan will turn her face first toward in- ternal development a restoration of financial and Industrial conditions at home to their normal basis Encouragement will be given to all branches of and commercial rather than military supremacy will be her t CHIEFS Alexis and Avellan Retire from the St. June 16, 3 20 sensational announcement was made shortly before midnight that Grand Duke the high who is an uncle of the and Admiral head of the Russian admiralty had This announcement was followed a few minutes later by an imperial rescript relieving tho grand duke of the supreme direction of the which he had held since tbe days of the Emperor's Alexander when Russia resolved to enter tho lists as a first-class sea and to build up a great the remnants of which were destroyed in the battle of the of The words of the rescript give no hint of and the real explanation ably will not leak out for several but tbe Instant disposition was to regard the retirement of Grand Duke Alexis and Admiral Avellan as a concession to public opinion following tho crowning tragedy of the Sea of Japan Charges of mismanagement and and tales of and even against the marine have been rife for years After the war began they Increased and lately a regular campaign against the ment has been conducted In the Some startling revelations have been made In this and Capt who was one of the leading critics of the conduct of the was dismissed from the service for his It was felt even In quarters where charges of corruption were not ed that It would be unwise to intrust the rebuilding of the navy to the hands which were responsible for the hapless fleets of the past Persian Rugs and with a fine collection of Mahogany at Q to-day at 11 a. m and 8 p. Laot day of the Southern Veterans Say War Is OLD OFFICERS RE-ELECTED Fifty Thousand Dollars More Is Needed for Battle Monty on and Contract Signed for Jefferson Davis Monument at Greetings Received from Indiana Grand Army anft Sent by Gen. Meet is Hew Orleans for Next June United Confederate Veterans to-day re-elected their old aa Lieut. Oen D. commander trans-Mississippi 6en. L. W. commander of Tennessee Lieut Clement A. Georgia commander Army of ginia Irving South New Orleans had little difficulty In curing the convention for 1906 Nashville made a fight which surprised the but the sentiment was strongly In favor of the Crescent Fraternal greetings were read from the State Encampment of G. A. of In session at The greetings were only moderately and one delegate on the with the remark that there getting to be too much of this took bis hat and Among reports submitted during the day were those of the history committee the Battle Abbey com- The spectacular feature of the tho parade of the remnants of the once great take place and it Is expected that the number of men in line will exceed that of any re- cent The line of march will cover a distance of nearly three The invocation at the opening of the convention to-day was delivered by Rev. James P. of one of the two surviving officers of wall Jackson's staff Plea for Fair The report of the history committee was submitted by Gen. of Its The object of the to secure accurate which Is to be incorporated in the text books In Southern The report in the first two decades after the surrender an effort was evidently made to cast the general record of the ern States Into an and also to infect the minds of the youths of the country with the opinion that there was nothing nothing nothing good in the Confederate The attempted perversions of history were but the South was without for by any kind of the masses of their countrymen of the Northern States to correct the errors Into which they were unfair history and other pernicious publications gained entrance into the schools and homes of nearly every North and and a disastrous inflammation of the sectional spirit the result The protest of Confederate associations caused which resulted In the discovery tbat the South was permitting Its sons and daughters to be taught that the gross charges against the Southern of treason and war and the like were historical facts This dis- covery was followed by appeals to boards of education and other civil to Southern and to able with a result that the most offensive of the false histories have been driven from Southern Nothing to Fear from co-operation among those who desire Impartial history which will in- spire all citizens of our country with ilar patriotic spirit 19 a consummation most earnestly sought for by this especially Is in all histories of that strife which was the greatest American May not the story of that struggle be told with fairness to both On the part of the South there Is nothing to fear from truthful We ask for historical generosity and win give as much without fillet The report recommends that each State establish a department of archives and history The reading of the report caused great enthusiasm An amendment by of Ga. a member of the that the future riea show that Jefferson Davis was elly treated and unnecessarily shackled was accepted and tho report Battle Abbey Davis The report of the battle abbey of which Gen. Evans la It shows that the committee now has in and ing the Charles Broadway sub- subject to in stilt for by John C Underwood for com- and In which an appeal has been wilt attempt to raise a further fund of Tho battle abbey be buitt in Va The report of the Jefferson Davis ment Association of the United Daughters of the Confederacy showed the com- now has in bank for the purpose of erecting the monument and that the contract has been signed for unveiling of the work in Richmond on June 3 1907 The report was unanimously adopted It Is hoped to make the unveiling ceremonies a part of the reunion of 1997 Gen. Lee instructed Gen. of to to the ladles of to draw up a resolution of thanks to the ladles of the monument tion on the completion of the Davis ment it yelled Comrade Jim of and It was so Message from Indiana Grans The following telegram from the In- diana Grand Army of the In session at was and received a moderate Greetings and good will from the Department of Grand Army of the Republic One In fraternity under one 0ig D R Department The following message was sent in re- addressed to D R. JLucas The United convention accept In tbe greatest cordiality tbe kindly Ings yon send and direct me by the most astic rote to express appreciation feel that this Is one with one and our tons are ready to defend with our D Commanding Gen George P of chairman of a committee appointed to on PACK SECRETARY HAY RETURNS Message from President Reaches Him as Steamship He Has Much in to Give Direct Answer tive to Cabinet Special to Tbe Washington New June of John Hay returned from Europe the Star steamer which ed by moonlight to-night It was 10 80 o'clock before her passengers It was apparent that Mr. Hay had gained much In strength ind health during his stay In although he Is not a well man yet As he the ship the arm of his Mrs Harry Payne seemed a trifle he looks rather On the revenue cutter met the Baltic to-night at quarantine wan a cial messenger from Washington bearing an envelope of Impressive size Addressed to Mr. The instructions were that It should be delivered to him In person The messenger was first up the and found Mr. Hay the moment he got on deck Mr. Hay took the looked it over and retired quickly to his One of the ers asked Mr. Hay what the envelope JSe is from my good President Mr. Hay spent almost the entire trip up the bay locked in his cabin with the message from the Mr Hay told the reporters that It would be manifestly Improper for to discuss peace first heard that there was a move he I In of having had nothing do with I do not feel called upon to discuss them I did not know until we reached port that the conference would probably take place in Mr. Hay declined absolutely to discuss any other diplomatic He was asked If he considered himself cured he said with a I can say Is that the doctors seem to be satisfied with my I spent five weeks at and feel that I am much better you any Idea ot resigning from the shall remain In tha Cabinet until either Roosevelt or myself sees fit that I should was his delivered In such a manner that there was no doubt that the Secretary of State had not come back with his resignation In his pocket Mr. Hay said that his entire trip had been solely In search of When asked If he would return to Washington he depends upon what is in this referring to the message he re- from the President after he had react the contents of the he said that he would spend the night at the residence of his Mrs Payne and that he could not tell till to-morrow when he would return to SUNK BY TOR German It Is Bad Ho Contraband on June German steamer was sunk by the Russian cruiser May 3D, according to information received to-day at The was on her way from to Tientsin with a cargo of wooden sleepers June tos belonged to the Flensburg Shipping Her crew were landed at Ba- The had no contraband of war on June announcement of the sinking In the Sea of the man steamer by the Russian auxiliary cruiser Is printed In the newspapers here this after- but there is no disposition to press Russia for an immediate It Is expected that the foreign when the owners of the lodge a com- will take a proper diplomatic SCHOLAR A W. H. of S. Takes His N June H. of S C committed cide at N. about forty miles east of at 630 o'clock this Young Verner was the winner of a Cecil Rhodes American at Oxford England Persian at A valuable collection of Persian Rugs and In all and de- signs will be sold at 1407 G st day at 11 a. m and 3pm. Also Antique Mahogany Ac. Special Every Saturday Washington Steamboat Co. UNEASINESS IN Bourse Reflects Pessimistic View of Franco-German v June uneasiness pre- vails In official quarters here concerning the situation growing out of the Moroccan question and the con- cabinet crisis resulting from M. retirement from the foreign of- fice Although tbe conferences between Premier and Prince the German they have not yet brought tho satisfactory results that tho officials The Bourse to-day showed marked concerning the ministerial un- rentes falling on heavy KOYAL WEDDING AT Princess Margaret Bride of Crown Prince June the scene of many historic during the reign of the late was In holiday day for the wedding of Margaret of eldest daughter of Duke of to Prince GustaVus eldest son of Crown Prince Gustavus of all the arrangements for which were made under the personal direction of. King The in St George's which was not with the exception of scattered was exceedingly being a blaze of uniforms and and ladles In full court dress with coronets or and wearing many jewels The bride and bridegroom left Windsor for They will spend the first part of the honeymoon at the seat of Countess afterward proceeding to June are flying to-day from all the public and other buildings In In honor of the wedding at Windsor of Prince Gustavus Adolphus to Margaret of KILLED IN AUTO Boston Business Man Loses life and Three Others June Butler of second vice dent of the Columbian In- surance was killed Jo an auto- mobile accident In Caucus early and 8. of New an was seriously Injured Two B. a Boston business and W. E. shaken but not seriously The accident was caused by the party a road in the darkness and running a Mr. Woodbridge was born In Chicago thirty-four years He formerly was In business la that Mr. was a Princeton College and during his course was prominent as a EIGHTY KILLED BY Bana of Macedonian Insurgents fa Seven European June The band of Macedonian eighty by was completely exterminated by Turkish troops near June 13, after seven severe The Turks lost nine two and had eleven mm. RECEPTION W Cleveland and Parker Among the inent New June H former Ambassador to Great was given a- reception to-night by the New York Bar Association at the rooms of the association president of the with Mr. Choate more Former President Cleveland and Alton B. Parker were among the early and as they chatted with Choate and Mr. Root formed an Br H s Mr Choate then presented to the New York Association a marble bust pf Lord Charles of the late lord chief justice of RIVAL OH STREET Escaped and Victim Asked lice Not to Search tor New June IB Into a well-filled street car at Fourteenth street and Avenue B plunged a stiletto into cello it was had won the affections of a young woman In whom both were and the victim of the who probably will pleaded with the police not to search for him but to allow him or his friends to settle the account In their own 1o Baltimore and Pennsylvania Saturday and Sunday Tickets good on all trains ex- cept Congressional and good for unta Sunday Philadelphia Leader a Party to City BIG CONSPIRACY CHARGED Resignations of Engineer Hill and His Son Stows At tto Hearing of CHUBB that Durham IB Member of Which Has Contracts for Three-fourths of Work on Filtration Committee Yields to Weaver and Submits Favorable were ly Interesting developments to-day In Mayor Weaver's crusade for good The against the trolley franchises for the moment forgotten In the light of what developed at the hearing of Select Councilman Frank E Who Is charged with violating his oath in being Interested in city the hearing tt was shown that Insurance Commissioner Israel the leader of the In this te a partner In the firm of city It was also shown while James P who Is now a State senator and one of local Republican was in the city councils the firm consisted of Mrs. James P. John M and Daniel J a brother of James P. It was also shown that after James P. left the councils his wife drew from firm and that her place was taken by Other evidence of a sensational ter was to the effect that a secret ment between Councilman Caven and his trading as James Caven and another firm In they agreed that no contract shall be entered Into by either of the parties with the firm or other firms doing work on the city's filtration plant system out the written consent of both parties The hearing ended In Caven being held in Hill's Resignation As a. result of at the Mayor late to-day resignation W. chief of the bureau 6t and that of his Henry who was assistant to his The were sent to the mayor to take 30, but they were accepted to take effect Immediately Chief Hill was the highest salaried In the his compensation being a year Simultaneous with the acceptance of the resignations all work on the city's tion system was ordered stopped The office of Chief was placed In charge of Assistant Director of Public and the city's offices at the nitration plant were put in charge of de- with instructions to permit no one to remove any records or other While no official expression could be obtained as to the reasons for the It Is learned from a high ity that Mayor Weaver was not satisfied with affairs connected with the tion of the filter The filtration system has cost the city about and It will take upward of more to complete the McNichol firm has bad contracts for about of the Reported to Contrary to the meeting of city councils this afternoon was an entirely harmonious with Mayor Weaver in undisputed control of the The committee on street ways decided to report favorably the Mils repealing the ordinances giving the delphia Rapid Transit Company the right to lay tracks on HO miles of street out compensation to the and when the were presented In cils they under the laid over printing A resolution adopted at the last Ing of councils providing that the mer shall begin after meeting was reconsidered so that cils can act on the trolley repealers at another meeting No date was fixed for the summer adjournment A reason given for the failure the Republican organization to fight the mayor on the trolley franchises Is that the traction company contemplates ing the matter to the Inquiry at President's Behest The United States Civil Service Com- backed up by President Is Investigating one phase of the cal political although 1C is de- nied that its Inquiry has anything to do with current events in the local political The commission Is Inquiring Into the case of Clarence in- ternal revenue collector for this and Mrs. Elenora an employe of the United States Meeser was accused of election frauds along with Samuel He a tive from trat and was not Park was a house and testified at trial that Salter was at her house during the time he was alleged to have committed the election fraud of he was Salter was both Meeser and Park were given employment In tbe Federal Commissioners Alfred W. Keeley and Henry Green came here and to-day began an Inquiry as to whether Meeser and Park were fit to hold positions tn the government service The had with a letter dated June which read as Civil D. C use this letter as authority for a thorough Investigation of the facta In the case ot Clarence Meeser and Elenora and have an exhaustive report made to me thereon THEODORE The commissioners examined Internal Collector and of the Later the commissioners returned to Commissioner Keeley Is quoted as should like to have it clearly un- that the president has no desire or Intention to take a hand in the mix-up in Philadelphia only so far as to keep the Federal service free from Berkeley Ferry and and Leave Baltimore and Ohio R. R. station 8.06 a. June IS. Beautiful scenery en TO PART Envoys to Meet Here Confederates Urge Fair Philadelphia's Official Beldame Wine Training Welcome to German New Court Rules Labor Departmental Diplomas Other Commencement Bankers in Gov. Dawson to King Alfonso's Dally Talks and Personal Chat Results and Dragnet at Lose to Baseball Games and Gossip on PART on Public of the Smoke President Disappoints Crawford Case the in t Wall Street of Gen. The Legal ATTACKS PORT Admiral Employs Practically His Whole Fort June attack In force on Fort Monroe night by Admiral fleet the entire fighting strength of his fleet was employed His battle was the same as tbat at Washington and the destroyers in the the monitors then the and The general action began shortly ll and at once assumed a range which contained an that be desired of the spectacular and RYAN IS THE SOLE OWNER Paid Hyde for 502 Shares of Equitable Trust Agreement Executed Between Ryan and of Cleveland Is Juna Justice Morgan J of State and George of trustees of the Equi- table Life Assurance stock formerly ed by James H met at the Hotel Buckingham In this city At the afternoon after a conference with Root and Paul Thomas F. Ryan was sent and a trust agreement was Mr Cleveland was elected and George F. At the conclusion of the meeting the trust with a letter from Mr Ryan to the and an appeal from Mr Cleveland to the policy were made public Mr Ryan's letter announces his ual ownership of the 502 shares of for which he paid The agreement between Mr and the trustees practically outlined the authority at the trustees in voting the and gives them full control over the 602 shares they represent The ment recites that whereas the directors have adopted a plan for the of the society by amending the society's that of the fifty-two directors of the twenty-eight should be elected by the policy holders and four by the stockholders Mr. Ryan agrees that the existing certificates for the 602 shares of stock shall be and certificates therefor shall be issued to the trustees according to the terms of the HOW VENEZUELA WILL Terms of Contract with Representatives of the Foreign June general meeting of the holders of Venezuelan bonds has called for July to ratify the contract for the settlement of the outstanding gations of Venezuela signed June 7 by the representatives of Venezuela and Of the representing the German and the council of foreign representing the British The contract provides for the issue of 3 per bonds to the amount of 926 redeemable within for- years The Issue win be teed by the preferential of 25 per of the ordinary customs but pending the payment of the liabilities to pay which 3D per cent of the customs receipts of La and Puerto Cabello are assigned under the protocols signed at Washington February 13, 1903, there will be assigned to the new temporary substitution of this guarantee of 25 per of the ordinary per cent of the customs of air the other ports of This Issue will forever be exempt from all Venezuelan ment of Venezuela Is precluded from con- any loan abroad unless it applies the product thereof to the repayment of the present The contract provides that payments for the service of the debt shall be made to the German and British Ministers to Venezuela for transmission to the and council of foreign the British objections to this clause have been AT ENG. Cook Dies on Board Vessel from Buenos June fatal case of plague Is reported here by the local government the victim being a cook on board a vessel from Buenos which arrived at Middlesboro June 8. The ship came by of where dead rats were found on and the vessel was disinfected On ar- riving at Middlesboro the captain reported all well on The cook's illness did not develop until June 9. after he had left Middlesboro for where he died June 12: The official announcement says that every precaution has been taken to pre- vent the spread of the plague Baltimore and Baltimore and Ohio B. Every Saturday and Sunday 51.25. AH trains both both days except Royal Hourly service week BELDAME IS Crowned by Her Victory in the Suburban DELHI FINISHES IN RUCK Proper Captures die Place and First Mason Is Classic Brest of One Mile and Is Won by August Belmont's the Second Hare to Score a Victory in tbe Twenty-two Times the Sace Has Been the Comes in Special to New June peerless one of the greatest race mares that ever stood on carrying the colon of August won the Sub- urban one mile and a at Bay this after a spectacular in which the was covered in the fast time of A length and a half behind this famous daughter of Donna came W B. by with C Howe's First by First taking third money five lengths This was the twenty-second time the race has been and Beldame was the second mare to capture the Back In the after leading for a James A the winner of the Brooklyn Handicap and a struggled home a very tired horse Delhi and both ried equal scale weight and gave nineteen pounds to ten to First and chunks of weight to all of the Beldame was sent to the post fit to run for her Trainer Fred had her keyed up to concert aad said before the race that If the mare did not win there would be no use to keep her in training further With victory within her grasp and a Suburban added to her long list of barring one or two future including the Saratoga will be raced In a moderate way prior to her retirement to the where Mr. Belmont said to-day that she would bred to the famous stallion Received an That triumphant victory was one of the most popular in the history of the Suburban was evidenced by the ovation which the mare received during her majestic flight through the stretch to the wire and later when she cantered proudly back to the scales dame can rightfully be called the Idol of the racing for with her cent performances of a year ago she has always been a consistent performer with the exception of a couple of races this when she was rather late in com- ing to hand A disappointment In the Metropolitan Beldame was a puzzle to her but with much patience he fitted her for to-day s race with the skill that has made him one of the best handlers of thoroughbreds m this try So well pleased was Mr Belmont with the success of his mare that he pre- sented Burlew with a check for In the paddock after the race and aiso ed Frank the clever Jockej who had the a liberal reward Burlew was standing at Mr Belmont s side when somebody asked the chairman of tho Jockey Club for an opinion of the race and the success of the mare Gives Credit to am delighted with the re- plied Mr pointing to he Is the man who deserves the and is the one to is a wonderful re- marked Burlew modestly I think she is the greatest racer that I have ever seen I have handled some good but this mare is the queen of them Jockey O'Neill was not far away when the interviewers hemmed him and when asked what he had to say of the he was never a moment when I felt uneasy Beldame could have gone to the front at the very but I let her run in behind always confident that I could go to the front when the proper time arrived the head of the I simply let the mare have her and she did the rest Near the end when I Proper coming I waved my whip close to but did not strike her She was straight at the but won with a comfortable and could have stood a heavy no If that had been necessary Incidentally it may be said that enjoyed a regular field in tion to riding Beldame to he handled three other and also finished third in his fifth He was once out of the Beat Horse That the best won was the con- sensus of opinion the big was picked to pieces The way Delhi stopped was a hard blow to Mr Keene and er for the winner of the after showing the way to tbe head of the feu back so quickly that some of thought that he had burst a blood But it was a case of being ran into the ground by the lant mare who had the stamina and the speed which outclassed not only the Keene horse but all of the others who was heavily backed and an equal second choice with ran his best race of the and was very strong at the but there were no excuses for as he got away from the pest this time and few obstacles to contend during the Journey First who raced along with was shut off but made up a great deal of ground in the run through the Daive Johnson's won the Myrtle Stakes at Gravesend yesterday in such an impressive manner tbat his owner decided to start in the big ON EIGHTH PACE Observation Parlor Steeping Carat Between Washington and Via Baltimore A Ohio Through Pullman observation parlor and sleeping car wiH leave Washington daily for Luray Va via N W R. R Train leaves station New Jersey avenue and C 4.06 p. m.