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"THE OMAHA PATTT HEE: SUNDAY. MATtCII rtO, 1!)02.
day$. .Read the specials for Monday's selling,
In New Colored
Dress Goods -
Tbe new basket
weave, the very
latest 6tyle, they
are copied from
goods that sell
for $1 a yard, a
few feet away
you can scarcely
tells them from the imported.
The very Istest colora Id all the new
blue mixed, brown mixed, oxford,
ray, castor mixed, tan mixed colora.
We have never aold a yard ot these
goods for leaa than 60c a yard. The
entire lot will be closed out Monday
morning at 29c a yard.
A FINS BLACK DRESS GOODS BAR
GAIN. Handsome all wool etorm serge, 60-ln.
wide. Only a few pieces of them left.
We wish to close tbem out at once,
hence this extreme low price. The
weave and finish la the most perfect
we have aver ahown; never aold foe
lesa than So yard; good weight,
nicely finished, ust the required ma
terial for a good practical skirt or full
suit. Our apeclal price while they
last, 9e yard.
Special Sale of
Broken sizes and small lots,
among some of the dainty hand
made underwear, some slightly
soiled from handling.
All lovers of fine Underwear will ap
- predate whet these values mean.
. COR8ET COVERS
At $2.00, reduced from $3.00.
At $2.25, reduced from $3.60.
At $2.75. reduced from $3.75.
. At $3.25, reduced from $4.60, . .
At $4.00,. reduced from $6.00.
At $4.60, reduced from $1-09.
At $2.60, reduced from $3.60.
At $3.76, reduced from $5.25.
At $5.75, reduced from $8.75. 1 ;
At $12.60, reduced from $16.50.
; TALK OF WHITE'S RESIGNING
Intimations that Ambassador is Tired of
IS NOW ENJOYING A LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Ills General Assurance to President
Roosevelt Considered Jfo Bar
to Retirement at Any
BERLIN. March 29. Andrew D. White,
the United Ststes ambassador to Germany,
has not yet resigned and is quite unde
cided as to whether be will do ao at some
future time or serve out bla term. His
health,' though not robust, is better than It
: has been for- several years. He sever
'misses bis office hours and has been un
commonly active in a social way. The am
' bassador is now en the Klverla, simply on
" regular leavS of absence
President Roosevelt, after assuming the
' ' chief magistracy, asked Mr. White, as he
did the other American ambassadors and
other ministers. If he would remain during
" his term, and Mr. White gave him his gen
' eral assurance that he would. This assur
' aace, however. Is not regarded as a bar to
. the ambaasador'a offering his resignation
at any time. Mr. White, after his active
life. Is rather weary of the ambassador
; ship. t
Veaesnele. Gap Not Cloeed. -
, Germany's dispute with Venesuela Is sot
yst wholly closed, although the Associated
Press announced a fortnight ago, broad
bases of settlement have been agreed upon.
The Germaa squadron at La Guayara has
been dispersed, thus withdrawing the lm-
, piled, threats against Venesuela. Germany
- wishes to allow President Castro ample
time, to yield to the conditions laid dowa In
January last which have bees modified In
aeeordaace with President Castro's re-
,. Prof. Slsby's recent proposal tor aa in
ternational conference to regulate wlreleee
telegraphy is already engaging the atten.
. ties of Oermany, the authorities of which
All Run Down
lit the Spring
tbe condition of thousands whoso
systems have not' thrown off the impurities
accumulated during the winter blood humors
that are now causing eruptions, feelings of
weakness, loss of appetite and other troubles
rimniva sAiKAPAmi i a amoves a
pivvir vi iiivi ii
cures ail. eruptions, clears the complexion, re
stores appetite, renovates, strengthens and
- tones the whole system. '
This is the testimonial of thousands annually:
i "We have found Hood's Barspertlla aa excellent tonic la tbe
. ' spring. It cleanses and tones up the system and overcomes ths
1 ' languid feeling which la apt to come with warmer weather." Mrs.
' Caroline A. Ingram, Algcaa, Iowa. - - .
........ i . - ;
Hood's Sarsaparilla Promises to Cure and Keeps the Promise.
We show many new spring styles
which have arrived in the past few
At 80c, reduced
At $1.75, reduced
At $2. SO, reduced
At $3.00, reduced
At $4.25, reduced
At $4.50, reduced
At $4.76. reduced
' At $1.00, reduced
At $1.75. reduced
At $3.00, reduced
At $3.60, reduced
At $3.76, reduced
At $6.75, reduced
At $25.00, reduced
from $.25, .
from $$ 25.
from $35.00 and $40.00.
Made by the Lorraine Manu
facturing Co., Tawtucket, R. I.
You will find nothing else for summer
wear so beautiful and at the asms
time ao serviceable as the Lorraine
Cotton Wash Goods, comprising
Lorraine Egptlan Tissues, 25c a yard.
Lorraine St. Gall Tissues, SOc a yard.
Lorraine Swiss Novelties, 30c a yard.
Lorraine Embroidered Pinespple, 25c.
Lorraine Honlton Lace Neveltles, 40c.
Lorraine Thread Lace Tissues, 85c.
in choosing a corset, nor in
sistent enough that it fit her
No matter how fine, or how good Its
lines, It must be suited to the wearer.'
This we ere careful about. We'll be
as careful aa you let us be. Our cor
set fitter Is experienced and painstak
ing. "La Vlda" ore the finest Corsets
sold In America, and they are con
fined to Thompson-Belden's store for
Omaha. Different models to select
from. Prices range from $4.50 to $10
Parasols . ,
The new parascls are here
and styles are far different from
any previous year.
..Here are creations from (he best of
manufactures and atylea we are show
ing will not be reproduced tgaln this
season. Prices from $2.60 to $18 each.
rerran kid lotwm awo mcjlv
t. M. C. A. BlILDING, COB1ER 18TH AKD DOUGLAS
country are now drafting a circular note to
be presented to the United States, Great
Britain and France, proposing a change for
the purpose ot agreeing upon a means to
prevent a monopoly of wireless telegraphy
on the high sens. According to the state
ments printed here, the above step is a
direct consequence of the reported refusal
of the wireless station at Nantucket to
receive a wlrelees message from Prince
Henry on Deutschland.
Ignorant of Boycot.
Tbe statement cabled from Berlin to New
York that Germany had sent a protest to
the British government against the Mar
coni people's boycott against being equipped
with the Slaby-Arco apparatus is discredited
here. High officials of tbe foreign office de
clare they know nothing ot the matter.
It is already apparent that tbe Boers'
experience with modern rifles will bave a
permanent Influence upon German military
tactlca. Emperor William and high mili
tary authorities have been studying all
authentlo accounts of Boer battles which
describe whole companies rising and rush
ing forward to new firing positions. Tbe
emperor has instituted the practice of only
eight or ten men rising at once and ad
vancing and has decided also -that all
topographical positions of the field must be
fully used for the protection of the at
tackers. As illustrating the Importance
which the authorities here attach to the
military lessons of the Boer war it may
be mentioned that returning officers in all
cases get appointments to the general staff.
Semi-official statements made here rep.
resent . the Oerman government aa fully
satisfied with the result ot the interviews
at Vienna between Count von Buelow and
Blgnor Prinettl, tbe Italian minister of for
eign affairs. In which all questions between
Germany and Italy were fully discussed.
While the negotiations were not finished
It Is now regarded here as assured that
through the interview the renewal of the
Drelbund Will soon be concluded.
Chamberlain Reject New Uwi,
KINGSTON, Ja., March 29. The colonial
secretary, Joseph Chamberlain, replying to
a memorial from the elected members of
tbe legislature, says that with all good will
toward the people of Jamaica and their
representatives, he cannot consent to the
fsaafa . , .
Bee, March n, ir02.
Women's Shirt Waists-
Saturday's express brought
us a-beautiful variety of new
colored silk waists, all pretty
and charming styles.
SILK WAISTS In fine Taffeta silk, hand
somely tucked fronts, new cuffs and
pretty collars. In light gray, pink, del
blue, cadet and plain white, price $5.00,
SILK WAISTS in all the new colors ot
Peau de Boles hemstitching to form
yoke in front, with wide hemstitch.
. log across the lower pert, price $6.60.
SILK WAISTS, Gibson styles, some
thing entirely new, handsomely tailor
stitched tind finished with silk crochet
buttons, in all tbe new colors, price
NEW WALKING SKIRTS Some en
tirely new effects In walking skirts.
We have' Just received some hand
some tailor-made skirts, trimmed with
bands of stitched Taffeta silk, colora
navy, tan and plain black, price $12.50.
PETTICOATS Magnificent assortment
of styles, in silks, brilllantlne, mo
reen, mercerized cotton and wash fab
This is to be a season of pearl
buttons. We are showing many
pretty new shapes, in both
white and colored for summer
Ball Pearls are among tbe best at 15o,
' . 20c, 25c, SOq and 35c a doten.
New shapes with shanks to be used with
a ring, at J5c, 40c, 60c and 60o a dozen.
J3all Pearls, self shanks, in red, blue,
pink -and green, at 20c a dozen.
We have many pretty new colorings In
Dresden at SOc a dozen.
new constitution until the existing condi
tions have been given a fair aad adequate
trial and by common consent have been
found wanting. General disappointment Is
expressed over Mr. Chamberlain's reply.
INTEREST IN THE TOBACCO WAR
London Spectator Takes a Gloomy
View from the British
LONDON, March 29. The tobacco war
bere has created a degree of national In
terest far greater than that usually asso
clated with trade disputes. Academic or
gans, like the Spectator, devote many col
umns to a serious discussion of the results
of such a Wholesale riialntraf Inn r -
British system by Araerlcr.n capital. Tbe
spectator draws a curious comparison of
the rival methods. "Eneliah ranitii..
says the caoer. "will risk millions in trade
wsr wun tne greatest pluck, but American
capitalists will actually sacrifice tbem rather
than be beaten. Buch ware are the en
joyment of their otherwise rather dull
and overworked life. Thev will f.i a ..
graced if they do not win and will siaka
their last dollar on exchanges which, to
tbem. are fields of clnrv nr hiimiiutin.
What else have they to live for? Politics
oners no career. They cannot found fami
lies, in the English ivnia anI n.
ury. they enjoy it like the Roman nobles.
wnuo iney. nave it. or ao without in se
These characteristics, the Spectator da-
ouces. Dooe 111 lor British trade, and it
prophesies an attempt to coerce the re
tailer, on tbe part of the American com
pany, which is now "brought up all stand
ing against British check" In tbe form of
the dull passivity of the retailers' neutral
ity between the combines, in which, con
cludes the SDectator. "there nnnn..tiA.
able strength, for you can blow up St. Paul's
sooner loan a quagmire."
FAITH IN ARBITRATION COURT
Both Labor Leaders and Tabllo In
Australia Hopeful of Uuod
SYDNEY. N. B. W.. March ! Th ..
pulsory Industrial arbitration court, wh it
members Include representatives of
employers end employes, which was rs-
cenny euamianeq nere. will open in April.
Speaking .today at a picnio which (he gov
ernment tendered, to tbe delegates of the
Industrial unions. Justice Cohen, a memh.r
ot the arbitration court, exoressed ths
opinion that the court's establishment
would prove to be a message ot peace to thj
Industrial world. Labor leadera snok in
a similar strain.
Tbe attorney general, Bernard Ringrose
Wise, urged the employes not to put ths
arbitration set to a full strain
aVely, but to be content to ask ths court to
deal with the important questions, such as
the limitation ot tbe hours of labor .nri
REPORT 0JJE THOUSAND SLAIN
Chinese Offlelals Say Ilandreda et Peo
ple Were Killed la Riots
at Mine Fn.
PEKIN. March 29. Chinese officials ssy
thst 1,000 people have been killed In riots
at Ming Fu, the southernmost prefecture
of the province ot Chi Li.. This, perhsps.
Is aa exaggeration, but the loss ot ills wsa
FATAL RESULTS OF FLOOD
Twenty-Four Llres Are Lost in High.
Waters of Tennessee.
OVER TWO MILLIONS IN PROPERTY GONE
Whole Torres Are In Keen Distress
4 Railroad Traffic Is En
tirely Stopped In
NASHVILLE. Tenn., March 29 As ad
ditional reports reach here the enormity ot
damage from the floods of Friday and ths
night before In middle Tennessee continual
to grow. It Is now known that twenty
four lives have been lost, while the fate of
three men Is yet uncertain. The property
loss, the railroads being the heaviest losers,
Is estimated at $2,500,000, and may go
Storlea from nearby points tell ot rising
waters and Depple being driven from their
homes, with many nsrrow escapes from
death. At McMlnnville the number of
drowned Is given as five, at Lewlsburg tour,
at Pulaski ten, at Mount Pleasant one and
at Harrlman three. In most Instsnces the
victims were negroes or laborers and their
names are not given. Three men in the
Hermitage district, thirteen miles south
east of here, were cut off by rising waters
of the Cumberland, and tbe laet heard of
them they were la the tops of trees, with
the water almost over them. An attempted
rescue resulted In an overturned boat, tbe
two occupants of which came near losing
their lives. Details from outside points are
Losses Are Scattered.
At Petersburg In Lincoln county the pub
lic squsre was flooded and a whole negro
settlement washed away. One man is re
ported drowned. Two flouring mills were
swept away. A report from McMlnnville
says a Mr. Blevlna and three children
were drowned In Charles creek. Their home
was swept over the dam.
Henry Madevell lost his life In attempt
ing to escape from Faulkner's mill.
Nothing has been heard from the country
above McMlnnville The damage at Mc
Mlnnville and vicinity ! estimated at S00,
HARRIMAN, Tenn.. March 22. The
water in the Emory river has reeeded two
feet and there U no more danger here. No
lives were lost, but there were many nar
row eacapes. The estimated property losses
aggregate 1132,000, the following being the
Harrlman, Northeastern railroad, $50,000;
Flanders Manufacturing company, $420,000;
cotton mills, $10,000; Hoe Tool company,
$110,000; Vestal Lumber company, $20,000.
Four bridges sre washed out on the Cin
cinnati Southern and two on tbe Harrl
As a train passed over the Emory River
bridge tonight it shook the north embank
ment, causing a great landslide. No mors
trains an run tonight.
, . pastern .Ken tacky Inundated.
MIBDLESBORO, Ky... March 29. The
worst flood since, 189 swept over eastera
Kentucky and east Tennessee lost night.
It rajned for three days and nights, swel
ling the Cumberland and Powell rivers be
yond their banks, as well as all other
streams, and before tbe farmers were aware
of the danger the flood was on them. No
loss of life has been reported, but it is be
lieved that before nightfall many deaths
aa a result of the fjp od and a great amount
of suffering will bs, reported. (
The-Middlesbofo valley was Inundated and
every store in the city excepting three
had from eight to fifteen Inches of water
on their floors.
Mingo Hollow is devastated, railroad
trestles and bridges were washed away.
BISMARCK STILL IN ISOLATION
Cut OB from Mail Service, with Little
Hope of Immediate
BISMARCK, N. D., March 29. This Is the
fifth day of the Isolation of Bismarck from
the world because of a mid-prairle lake
at McKensle. Practically nothing was ac
complished today toward relieving the sit
uation. Tonight a worktraln and a train
load of passengers are at the scene of the
blockade, but 1t Is not believed a cross
ing will be effected before tomorrow at
best. A platform la being built at the edge
of the overflowed track tonight as a land
ing place for barges which are to be used
in transporting passengers.
No mails have reached tbe city since
Tuesday and there is a loud demand here
that something be done to relieve tbe local
situation. There has been a very alight re
duction in the depth ot the water today,
but tbe indications are that there will be
no material change tor aome time yet. It
Is predicted by those familiar with the sit
uation that It will be impossible to move
trsins across the tracks for several dsys.
It not weeks.
Reports torflght state that the Missouri
river has broken below the city and Is clesr
of Ice from Glencoe, thirty-five miles be
low here, to Fort Yates. The Ice has not
yet broken here or at Washburn. The
river here fell fifteen Inches during the
MANDAN. N. D., March 29. This after
noon an . eastbound train was sent from
here, the purpose being to transfer' pas
sengers at McKenle over the flooded dis
trict when tbe wind went down. Postal of
ficials here, however, received Instructions
to send sll eastbound mall west and It will
be sent around by Helena over tbe Great
Northern. A special train with eastbound
passengers went west today to be sent east
by the Burlington. Another bad snow
storm Is raging here tonight.
IOWA WOMAN OUT ON BOND
Mrs. Walker, Who Shot J. 8. Jndd, Re
leased from Custody at
I. as Vraas.
TOPEKA, Kan., March 29. A special to
tbe Capital from Las Vegas, N. M., says:
Mrs. Walker, tbe woman who killed J. S.
Judd, was - this afternoon released from
custody on a bond of $5,000, signed by two
prominent local merchants snd Miss Maud
Haines ot Los Angeles, Cel., a young
woman who lived with Mrs. Walker here.
LAS VEpAS, N. M., Msrcb 29. The body
of J. S. Judd. who was killed here yester
day by Mrs. O. D. Walker, in order, as she
says, to protect her honor, was viewed by
the coroner's jury today, but the verdict
will be withheld until tbe arrival of tbe
woman's busbsnd from Miles. Ia. He Is
Mrs. Walker la in custody, under guard of
two officers. Judd's body wss sent to
night to Topeks, Kan., accompanied by his
wife and bis son. Dr. Judd.
KAN8A8 CITY. March 29. A special to
the Star from Fort Scott. Kan., aays: J. 8.
Judd, who was killed at Las Vegss, N. M.,
yesterday by Mrs. Walker, was a pioneer
resident ot thta county, where be owns eev
eral farms. Hs also owns several farms
over in Allen county. For years he ran
excursions into this country for the Kan
sas City, Fort Scott Memphis railroad.
His relatives here have been notified that the
funeral services will be held at Topeka
Monday and that the remains will be burled
at White Hill, 111., on Wednesday. Mr.
Judd a few years age married his third
wife In this countv. She wss with him In
the west when be was shot.
THREATEN STRIKE AT HAMMOND
Host Killers' Inlun Objects to Treat
ment of John Palm and Son
CHICAGO, March 29. (Special Tele
gram.) A general strike among the 2.500
employes of the O. 11. Hammond company,
packers at Hammond. Ind., is threatened.
Vnless John Palm, the superintendent ot
the hog killing department, and his son.
George, are dismissed from the employ
ot the company the mon say they will go
out on strike. "Tyrannical treatment" and
"an overbearing disposition" sre tbe charges
msde against Pslm and his son. Tbe feel
ing against the two officials Is said to be
Intense and it is predicted that- the men
will stand on their demand for dismissal.
A committee from the Hog Killers' union
waited upon General Manager K. H. Bell
today and declared that unless Palm and
his son were discharged by 9 o'clock Tues
day morning they would go out on strike.
The committee assured the general man
ager that If their demands were not com
piled with a general walkout would re
sult. The officials ot the company are Inclined
to make light of tbe threat and declare
they will not comply with the demands ot
Superintendent Palm and his son, who Is
a foreman under him, went to Hammond
from Omaha a vesr irn. The elder Palm
was formerly superintendent with the Nel- 1
son Morris company of Chicago. It a gen
eral strike results it will be tbe first in
the history of the company. Any Inten
tion of violence Is disavowed by the mem
bers of the Hog Killers' union. They say
that they will have tbe support of every
labor union in Hammond in their fight.
MILL MEN ADVANCE WAGES
Accede to Demands of Operatives and
Thousands of Employes Are
BOSTON, Mass., March 29. The advance
of 10 per cent, which was granted to tbe
27,000' employes of Fall River cotton mills
early in the month, has become general In
southern New England. It is estimated by
April 7 fully 60,000 hands in this section
will have had their wages Increased.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., March 29. Employes
of cotton mills in Rhode Island, Massa
chusetts and eastern Connecticut to the
number of 25,000 will come under a 15 per
cent advance in wages, beginning April 7,
notices to this effect having been posted
today by the Lippltts, tho Goddarda and
B. B. and R. Knight, who control prac
tically all of the cotton manufacturing of
this etate. It is thought that the smaller
concerns will follow tne leaders and that
the increase wilt become universal In this
section ot New England.
LOWELL. Mass., March 29. The strike
of 1,000 cotton mill operatives in seven of
the largest mill plants here has been
averted for a week at least, with a possible
revocation ot the strike order within a
The textile council was called together
tonight, and after a long conference It
voted to postpone the atrlke pending the
efforts ot tbe business men to settle diffi
culties. Tonight it does not appear that tbe wage
question is any nearer solution than when
the council early in the weak made its de
mand, or Krben' on Wednesday night - the
council, jfoted to order a strike. Tbe mill
agents have' said that they cannot raise
wages and from the beginning of the 'con
ference they have held to that vlewv
FALL RIVER, March 29. The cardroom
employes of the Pocassett mills complain
that they sre not receiving the full 10 per
cent advance recently agreed upon by the
manufacturers. Their grievances will be
considered by the Carders' association
Monday night. About 200 more operatives
went out on strike today at tbe Globe Star
mills ot the New England Cotton Yarn
company, making about 400 out In all.
Bottle Blowers to Meet.
PITTSBURG. March 29. The American
Flint Bottle Manufacturers' association has
issued an invitation to the flint and green
branches to meet a committee of the asso
ciation to arrange Jointly for the wage rate
tor the coming year and the summer abut
down. Heretofore tbe association has met
each trade separately. The departure from
the established rule is said te be due to tbe
fact that many green blowera, formerly
members of the American Flint Glass
Workers' union, have become affiliated with
the Bottle Blowers' association. It ia un
derstood that both branches will ask for an
Raise for Iron Moldere.
CHICAGO, March 29. Members of the
Iron Moulders' Union of North America
working In stove plsnts throughout the
United States will receive a 5 per cent In
crease In wsges through an agreement
reached today between representatives of
the Stove Founders' National Defense as
sociation and the union.
VISIT TO . CHARLESTON FAIR
President , Roosevelt Will Leave
Washington April O for the
CHARLESTON', 8. C. March 29. Presi
dent Roosevelt has decided to visit tbe ex
position at Charleston on Wednesday,
April 9. He will leave Washington on
Monday afternoon, April 7, reach Charles
ton Tuesday morning, April S, spend tbe
dsy visiting the site of the navy yard, the
forts in the harbor and the jetties.
Tuesday night he will be entertained at
dinner by the city of Charleston. While
the dinner is in progress Mrs. Roosevelt
will give a reception to the women of the
woman's department of tbe exposition.
On Wednesday, April 9, the president will
be escorted to the exposition grounds by a
great military procession, In which tbe sol
diers of Charleston and the visiting sol
diers from North Carolina and the other
southern states will tske pert. On Thurs
day morning. April 10, the president and
tls party will be taken to the tea farm and
afterward te the beautiful magnolia gar
dens on the Ashley.
Thursdsy evening the psrty will leave
for Washington, arriving at the national
capital early Friday morning.
FOUR MEN PROBABLY" DROWN
Thrown Into Mississippi Rive from a
Skiff Which Capslsee hear
NEW ORLEANS. March 29. Four men
probably were drowned today In tbe Mis
sissippi river while going to their work on
tbe British steamer Atlantsan, anchored In
mld-stresm. A skiff containing nineteen
workmen left the shore for Atlantsan. Aa
they were about to go on board the skiff
capsized and all were thrown Into the
water. All but four were rescued.
Those who probably were lost were:
ED THOMPSON, a negro.
J. OARRITY. ".' ' '
Some of the survivors were picked up
after drifting several miles down tbe river.
DEMOCRATS' PHILIPPINE LAW
Minority Members Agree en Bill Favoring
Release of Sovereignty.
WOULD GRANT AMNESTY TO INHABITANTS
Substitute Measure Recommends that
tnlted States Occnpy Inland
Only Intll Satires t an Set
I p n Sclf-Uovrrnment.
WASHINGTON. March 29. The demo
cratic rnerubere of the senate committee on
the Philippines today agreed upon a sub
stitute for the Philippine government bill to
be offered by them. It provides, subject to
provisions which are set forth, thst the
United States shall relinquish all claim of
sovereignty over the Philippine archipelago,
but that the United States shall continue
to occupy and govern the archipelago until
the people thereof shall have established
a government and until sufficient gusrantlea
have been obtained for the performance of
our treaty obligations with Spain sad for
the ssfety of those Inhabitants who have
adhered to the United States and for the
maintenance and protection of all rights
whioh have accrued under the authority
A constitutions! convention Is provided
for, the members of which are to be se
lected by voters who speak and write the
English, Spanish or any ot the languages
of the archipelago.
To Form Constitution.
This convention ia to number 300 persons
and is to meet in Manila not more than a
year from the cessation ot hostilities in the
islands. This convention is to proceed to
"form a constitution and organize such gov
ernment as It may deem best adapted to
promote the welfare and secure the peace
and happiness of the inhabitants ot said
Provided, that said convention shall pro
vide by an ordinance irrevocable without
the consent of the I'nlted Plates:
1. That there shall belong to the L'ntted
States and continue to be the property
thereof, such lands and waters as the
president of the United States shall desig
nate to the said convention for naval,
military and coaling stations and terminal
facilities for submarine cables, the same
to continue und-r the control and sov
ereignty of the United Btates.
2. To carry Into effect the treaty obliga
tions of the United States with the king
dom of Spain and for the maintenance and
protection of all rights and property ac
quired under the authority of the United
Protection for Inhabitants.
t. Thnt no Inhabitant of said archipelago
shall ever be molested In person or prop
erty on account of his or her adherence
to the United Slates.
It is then to be tbe duty of the presi
dent ot tbe United States to Issue bis
proclamation declaring tbe independence ot
Tbe president is authorised to negotiate
an agreement between tbe United States,
the Philippine archipelago and Great
Britain, Germany, France and such other
powera as be may deem best, providing for
the perpetual neutrality and Inviolability
from all foreign interference with the ter
ritory of the archipelago and also for equal
opportunities of trade between the archi
pelago and foreign countries.
Full amnesty is to be granted to all the
inhabitants of tbe Islsnds on account of
political offenses and the bearing of arms
against the United States. Within sixty
dsys from the election of officers under the
Philippine constitution, and their inaugura
tion, the president Is to cause the arme
forces ot the United States to be withdrawn
from the archipelago as speedily as pos
PHILIPPINE TRADE GROWS
Commerce with I'nlted Statea Shews
sv Gratifying; Increase In
WASHINGTON, March 29. Colonel Ed
wards, chief of the Division of Insular
Affairs of the War department, made pub
lic today a comparative statement of tbe
commerce of tbe Philippines for the ten
months ended October 31, 1901, and 1900.
The figures are exclusive of quartermas
ters' supplies. It is shown that tba total
value ot merchandise Imported during the
ten months ceded October 31, 1901, was
$24,388,141, as against 120,148,152 tor the
corresponding period of 1900, and the ex
ports ot merchandise during tbe ten months
ended October 81, 1961, amounted to $20,
884,395, as against $19,372,830 for tbe same
period of 1900. Theae figures show an in
crease of 21 per cent for the imports and
8 per cent for the exports. x
The value ot merchandise coming from
and shipped to tbe United States during
these periods shows a decided Increase tor
tbe ten months ended October 31, 1901.
There was Imported $2,935,896 worth, an
Increase of $1,195,686 over the correspond
ing period ot 1900, while the exports for tbe
period of 1901 amounted to $3,584,669, an
increase of $1,191,448.
CUBANS IN POSTAL SERVICE
Steps Taken to Remove American
Regime from Office First
WASHINGTON, March 29. Action look
ing to the relinquishment of the United
States postal regime over the Island of
Cuba was taken today when appointments
were made to All the two moat Important
posts in the Cuban poatal service. Charles
Hernandei was appointed assistant director
general of posts of Cuba, and on the with
drawal of the United Btates from that isl
and will assume full charge of the Cuban
postal service. At the same time Jose Al
vares was appointed postmaster of Havana.
The changes will become effective April
1. The assistant director generalship ot
posts la thus created to enable the coming
head of the service to become thoroughly
familiar and equipped with the duties ot bts
new post before the time cornea to take
complete onarge. Tbe same object applies
to the present appointment of the post
mastership ot the Cuban capital. Both
changes are promotions and both men are
Cubans. Hernando Is at present postmaster
of Havana, while Alvares Is postmaster of
Peasloa for Mrs. McKlnley.
WASHINGTON, March 29. Chairman 8ul
loway of the house committee on Invalid
pensions, is preparing a report on the bill
granting a pension ot $5,000 annually to
tho widow ot President McKlnley and will
present It, probably, next week. Tbe bill
has been before s subcommittee tor some
time and has now by common consent and
without division, been favorably recom
mended by the full committee.
Miss Hay to Marry.
WASHINGTON, March 29. The engage
ment Is announced of Miss Alice Evelyn
Hay, younger daughter ot Secretary of
State and Mrs. Hay, to James W. Wads
worth, Jr., son of James W. Wadsworth.
M. C, of Geneseo. N. Y. The marriage
will take place In Washington, but sot be
fore tbe autumn.
Marshal Thompson Realgae.
WASHINGTON, Msrch 29. C. H. Thomp
son, United Ststes marshsl for Oklahoma,
has resigned to engsge in private business.
Mr. Thompson's resignation was a surprise
to the attorney general, who regarded him
as sa exceptionally efficient officer.
April I and 15.
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