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DAILY TBIBTTBTE; SAM SPOTS ON THE BEEF Inquiry Court Learns About Meat Sent to Lakeland. meat had been treated to a chemical process for presefvalion. No questions had been addressed to him cau- •-•erritng the chemical preservation o£ the meat. lie had never used any expression to any one to indicate that chemicals had been used. .CrpsB-exarnined,.Mr. Mo-rehouse said he believed'his memory as to tlie rejections would be more reliable with the exception to dates than the-memorandum of a commissary officer of i the army. ' FOUGHT WITH DEWEY Cruiser from the Admiral's Fleet Nearing Home. IT WAS SOUR, ACRID, BITTER HE SQUEEZED HER HAND. •RALEIGH" AT THE AZORES Came in an Express Car Wrapped in Burlap Bagging—When the Coverings, were Removed it Emitted a . Disagreeable Odor—Agent of Packing Firm Informed Commissary that Spots on Meat were Due to Chemicals Put on it" to Preserve It and Prevent its Spoiling. "Washington, March 30.—There were tu-o original witnesses before the army beef inquiry court today, and rwo former witnesses were recalled. Lieut. Gampfer, who was commissary of subsistence at Lakeland, Fla., anil Maj. Croightoii Webb, who was on Gen. Lawton's staff in Cuba, testified for the first tiTne. Col. Woodruff of the Commissary flepartment, and Mr. Morehouse, the Tampa agent for Armour & Co., who superintended the supply of fresh beef to the troops at Lakeland, wore recalled. Maj. Webb's testimony dealt almost entirely with the. canned roast beef, which he pronounced as useless as an article of food. Lieut. Gampfer said a representative Young Philadelphiau Cripples a Qirl tor Life. Philadelphia; March UO.—Miss Edith Booiie of th'is city has begun a suit for $15,000 against Frederick R. Farrow, a young drug clerk, for squeezing her hands so violently that the small bones in one of them were broken and both •hands \vere rendered practically useless. Her doctor says necrosis may necessitate.the amputation of one hand. • The squeezing was done a year ago, I when Farrow had a situation, in the > store under where Miss Boone's family . J lived, and where he took his meals. Of !. the singular -case, the fair plaintiff said: "Just after dinner, March 18, 1898, Fred, seined both of my hands and jokingly began to squeeze them. It hurt terribly arid" I asked him to let go, but. he would not. Ht> pressed my hands very hard for five minutes. I cried-and begged him to stop. A few hours afterward my right wrist swelled awfully and turned purple. I was treated • at. th.R .Pfilyclinic hospital, but both of my hands are useless, as you Bes. They are getting worse, too." "I was only in fun," said Farrow, in explanation. "My case is in the hands of a Warship Expects to Beach New York from Her Two Years' Cruise About J . _ . _, ., April 15th—Since Leaving Manila, f December 15th, the Vessel Has Stopped at Many British Colonies in All of -which Officials of the British Army and Navy Have Given Her. Enthusiastic Welcome. Fayal, Azores, March 30.—[Copyrighted. 1899, by the Associated Press.] —The United States cruiser "Raleigh," Capt. Joseph B. Coghlan, from Manila, NEW STYLE MEDICINE BOTTLE. Bill Compelling Druggists to "Use it Passes New York Legislature. Albany, I on December 15th, is coaling here, will coal at Bermuda on April 8th, and expects to reach New York on April 15th. The "Raleigh" has been having stormy weather in the Atlantic, but has been behaving splendidly and proves to be a good seaboat. All are well oh board. This is the first of Admiral Dewey's squadron ot" warships to be bound for home. She has on. board a number of men who belonged to the crew of the flagship "Olympia." Many changes in the personnel of the "Raleigh" have been necessitated r since the battle of Manila. She par- of Armour's, whom he took to be Mr. | Hoosevelt has been asked to veto the j •MorfelmiisP. had rnld him that chem- . tom now in his hands providing no ' drug-gist can legally sell medical preparations containing poison unless it foe contained in a box or bottle, octagonal in sha.pe, xvith serrated edges, ( find having impressed oil it the emblem of a skull arid cross-bones; A violation of the act is made a misdemeanor. Tha, passage of this bill has caused consternation in the drug trade. It is said to be part of a scheme to- require- all the druggists in. the State to buy a medicine, bottle, the design of which has been patented by residents of this State. This medicine bottle in design exactly fits the language of the act. No one else can make it, so the company possessing the patent will have a profitable monopoly if the bill becomes a law. It is understood that the drug trade is fighting similar bills to be introduced in other Legislatures. had told him that chem icals -were use-d to preserve the beef. This, Mr. Morehouse, when recalled, denied. ' Tomorrow some of the medical ofll- «:«•» v.-hn served in the Cuban campaign will be examined. 33MITTE.P DISAGRKKABLE ODOR. Lieut. GaTrnpfer described the man- Hpr of ^receiving the fresh beef at the depot at Lakeland; said it earrift in :in ordinary, express car wrapped in bur- Sap bagging. Two or three total assignments' of meat .were rejected. He stated tha.t much-of-the-beef hac' been sour, acrid 'and bitter, and emitted a disagreeable odor when the burlaps •were removed. There were spots of a light green hue on the beef when the bags were removed, showing it to bo tainted. 3Ir. Gampfer said that on one occasion while the agent for Armour & Co. was present, his attention was called to the spots, and he replied that the beef was all right, saying, said Mr. ttampfer: "Thy spots are due to the chemicals we put on the meat to preserve it and pi-event its spoiling within sixty hours called for by the contract." This agent said that it was-'impossible to keep the beef in good condition, for that length oC time. He stated, however, that thereafter!' he would have meat put in tin boxes, but tha meat continued to conie with the spots on it. CONSIGNMENTS REJECTED. Mr. Gampfer then presented a memorandum kept by Capt. Carmichael, his predecessor as brigade commissary, phowiirs what meat had been rejected from the 1st to the 17th of August. This showed that the total consignment was rejected on the 5th, 6th and 7th o€ Au- pust, that 282 pounds were refused, on the 2nd of the month, and that no entries were made on two other days. On spine occasions .chunks were .cut out of'the meat' arid condemned. Mr. GampEei" thought'Mr. Morehouse was the agent who had.,spoken of the use of chemicals. The conversation had taken, place .in the •_ presence oC C'apt. Carmichael (who afterward committed suicide), and Dr. Castle, Mr. Gampfer had gotten the impression that some kind of a liquid composition had been used for glossing the meat over, but he had not given the matter much attention, as Ira supposed that 1C chemicals had been used they were harmless. CANNED MEAT BAD. Maj. C. Webb, who -was Gen, La.w- ton's inspector-general, gave testimony concerning the msiat issued in the Santiago campaign, referring especially to the canned roast beef. "It was not good," he said. "It was non- iiutrttive, stringy, fibrous and had no taste. It looked like the fag ends of beefstea.k. It was opening, your mouth and l£t the.moon shine into it. It was not satisfying, something we did not want and could not give.away, even to the Cuban troops, who preferred hard bread." Maj. Webb said he had tried to 'eat the beef, occasionally, when very hungry, but never received any satisfaction from it excepting after vegetables were procured, when it was used as hash to some advantage. - He did not ro-gard it as-a suitable i*ation for the army. "It was a weighty thing- to carry, and a waste of time to eat it." alaj. Webb said he had found the refrigerator beef generally good, though • some of it became putrid In the hot climate. He had never heard of embalmed beef until, lie returned North. COL. WOODRUFF'S STORY. Col. C. A. Woodruff, purchasing officer for the Commissary department .at New York, -\vas recalled. He said he had rejected some tenders of canned roast beef, but he did not remember the names of the bidders In any such cases. He stated that in one instance canned beef, which had been shipped to Liverpool, England, -was brought back to this country and sold for the use of the army. This purchase amounted to 350,000 pounds. The beef, as he understood it, had been stored in, Armour's -warehouse in Liverpool, and had been sent abroad with the view of selling It to the British Government. Col. Woodruff had letters read from representatives of various, firms engaged in canning beef, all saying that the txeef sola to the army was of first- class quality, and of the same quality aa.the. beef shipped to foreign countries and sold to the Navy department In large quantities. The witness said ' he heard many complaints concerning this: beef from officers returning from Cuba, but that one or two> of them spoke.-, favod-ably of It. He also said that a considerable quantity of the bee!; sent.to,Cuba had been returned to New Sorkj-iJMMl-' that he'. had _test'ed _it_and f6'piMl J*tt:~to be-in excellent "condition and-palatable food. : ; ; -In: ^conclusion, Col. Woodruff /asked permission to make a remark as the senior officer of tha Subsistence department, saying: "Whether it succeeded or. not, the 'Subsistence department ^as-animatesa by a desire to do air It^cbWa for the beriKflt of the line of the army." ARMOUR'S AGENT RECALLED. Mr. Storehouse, Armour's agent at Tampa, ; -waa\ then recalled. He said there had been two instances in which the'entire proffer of meat had been rejected at Lakeland, and on three or four other occasions a portion of the consignment,had been refused. He retailed a visit to Lakeland early in August when ofte consignment was rejected, and to, his earprise found the lying oft the platform. He had had 1 >» conversation with Capt. armicnael, but he did not remember that there vnut any other person pres- *"" except LJ«*t. Dlxon. He did 'not itwr to fc*>*f then keen or to have __ __ •» r • .-,1 nr. *-* l »**-LV:C: Lire UCHLIC vi. J.TJ-<J.*J.J.I«.. ^i»-_ j^ci*. N. Y., March 30.-Gov. j tlcl tcd m all the movem ents about ffii £t«l^prf tn Tro*r» +VIA J I the Philippine islands, i. e., in the battle of Manila bay, the capture of the Corregiclor forts, the capture of the gunboat "Calloa," the bombardment and capture of Subig and- the bombardment of Malate fort, forcing" the surrender oC Manila. . After leaving Manila, on.- December 3.jtli, the "Raleigh" stopjifed at Singapore, Colombo, Bombay, Aden,' Port Sa.id, Alexandria,, Malta, Algiers and Gibraltar. In all the British colonies the officials of the British army and navy and the civilia.n' population gave the American warship a.n enthusiastic welcome, showing her officers and crew every form of courtesy. Dinners with American decorations aiid American national music were given to Capt. Coghlan and his officers everywhere, in marked difference to the reception of the "Raleigh" on her outward pass- age two yeavs ago. Governors, - Gen- erals and Admirals and other high ofli- WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY. I i j Tesla Expects to Send Messages 3000 Miles without Wires. New York, March 30.—Nicola Tesla, while expressing interest oC Sig-nor Marconi's achievement of telegraphing across the ^British channel without wires, shows! his admiration temperately, however, because he expects in a, short time to go the young Italian a great many better. Marconi has telegraphed thirty-two miles without wires. Tesla expects to telegraph 3000 miles. Marconi's achievement, which caused so much amazement in, scientific as well as popular circles, will according nunlber oj! cruisers, to Mr. Tesla, be improved on very soon. "Thirty-two miles," he said. "That is not farV-^Not far enough to glv.e a hint of the real possibilities of wireless telegraphy. Wh,«sn I complete the work which has absorbed me for the past two years, I shall do much .more than that." "How fa,r do you expect to telegraph, 'Mr. Tesla?" "From here to Europe," he replied. "The necessary thing is to protect these conductors from outside influences, to Insulate them completely, as it were, I believe that I have dorje this." 2000 C. G. liump, $4.50. Bamberger. IRON AND STEEL TRADE. In many -branches the iron and steel markets have quieted down somewhat. The steel market has been quiet, with only occasional small sales at fancy prices. The Western steel rail-makers have made a further advance of $1 per ton and report some business. The subsc'riptjou books of the consolidation, of the Western and Southern bar mills, were opened yesterday. In Bessemer pig the market has now been re-established by the sales of the association'at'$14.SO, valley furnace. The tube consolidation is reported to have reached the point that subscription books will be opened in a few days. In the foundry iron markets business has quieted down considerably, although reports from Southern markets report further advance. The National Steel company is re- porte,d to have sold 250,000 tons of tin-plate bars to their affiliated interest, the American Tinplate company. cials all wished to visit and inspect the I ship. j The "Raleigh" Htill has her war paint on. At Singapore she met a. Spanish transport having on board troops and sailors from MaiiiUa. Although tlyiiig a warship's pennant, the Spanish ship lowered her colors and permission, was granted the Spa.nia.rtls to visit the "Raleigh," M'here they fraternized with tha American sailors who gave them much needed food and clothing. Many of the Spaniards showed the Americans wounds inilicted upon them by the shells of the American flpgii. The quarantine from Bombay was waived at Aden. At the island of Malta., in the Mediterannean, the ".Raleigh" met the British Mediteranivean fleet, consisting of ten battleships and a The British sailors extended a most cordial ,welcome to the Americans., and the sailors of the fleet and the soldiers of the garrison entertained the crow of the "Raleigh" ashore, the best of feeling prevailing. During her stay at Malta, -the "Raleigh" was" crowded with- British redcoats and blue-jackets. The American officers were entertained at Cairo by United States Consul Harris, and all the British and Egyptian officers were'present.-. "" Tha French at -Algiers- showed a marked difference-. There ; was ho reception exempt from the. British and American residents, although the French officials were polite. At Gibraltar the-crew- of-the "Raleigh" saw the Spanish fleet commanded by Admiral Camara. It consisted of six ships, and was anchored across the bay. The Spanish fleet and the "Raleigh" sailed at the same time, and proceeded close to each other. The "Raleigh" hoisted the Spanish flag and saluted it. The sa.lute was promptly returned by the Spanish Admiral from his flagship, the "Bmpe-rafior Ca.rlos V." The "Raleigh" in two years has cruised 36,000 knots. Pond's Extract Ointment is indeed a "Balm in Gilead," for all afflictions to which an ointment is applicable. A positive specific for piles. To reach Osceoia, Nev., take stage from the James hotel, Frisco, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. "SPEAKING OF SPORT. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. The Chicago'Union League club art committee has commissioned the artist, George Peixotto. to paint a portrait of President McKinley. Nearly $1,000,000 of the $0,000,000 that the 'citizens of'St. Louis have 'been called 011 to subscribe 'for the world's fair in 1903 has been pledged. A Bundes-Kriegerfest, a reunion!-of delegates from all the German milltarv societies of the United States, will take place in. Chicago August 13th-15th. By a vote of 19 to 14, the Kansas? Senate has declared a vacancy in the Judgeship for the Brown-Nemaha-Doniphan county district. This wil-1 cause Gov. Stanley to appoint a Judge lie will name W. I. Stuart. Judge Jenkins, im the United) States Circuit court, Chicago, decides that within the meaning of-the Constitution & Territory, is not properly a State, and reelasea Charles F. Champion, charged with shipping lottery tickets into the Territory of New. Mexico, on a writ of habeas corpus. SAVED BIT SWAMP-ROOT. Dr. Kilmer UBS Discovered a Remedy Tlint Cures all Kidney and Bladder Troubles. Swamp-Root,: discovered by the eminent kidney and bladder spe'ciaJist Dr Kilmer, has truly wonderful power in curing kidney, bladder and uric acid diseases. Kidney trouble is responsible for more sickness and sudden deaths than anv other disease. Tour kidneys filter the blood and keep it pure. By special arrangement with The Tribune, every reader will be sent by mail prepaid a free sample bottle and. with it a book telling more about Swamp-Root, and containing: some of the thousands of. testimonial from sufferers'eured. letters Please 1 " liiehtibn" that you read this generous offer In The Salt Lake Daily Tribune and send your address to Dr. Kilmer & Co.. Binrhamton. N. Y. If you -are already convinced that Swamp-Root is what you need, 'yoil can get-the regular fifty-cent and one-dollar _« ^ ^~r— — ^ CT —- -—— j,-—-™ T;-«„• ^—.-i». U.UVI viic-«iui.icxft ,*?£* *«•*JSwnprrr, who had tes- jJlzes at the drqg stoics or from medi- L that H>. Morrhnuiie nald that the I eine deafer*. * The St. Louis grounds at.present are ill such bad shape tlia.t; Majiager Tebeau lias decided to keep his club in Hot Springs, where it -is'at present, until April 12th. The racing'-season opened at Little Rock yesterday afternoon under favorable conditions, and one of-.the most successful meeting's in the history of the Arkansas Jockey club is assured. Eduord Taylore, the French middle- flistance cycling 1 champion, who rode in this country throughout last year and •who was suspended by the L. A. W. for riding in outlaw i-aces, has asked 1 for reinstatement. -A matchI race: of -twenty-five- miles has been arranged between Tom Linton and Eddie McDuffie, to take placa during- the world's championships at Montreal in August. The race is to be •vrith unlimited pacemakers. • The second game of the series between Jamxwski and Showalter was played at the New Tork city Chess club yesterday. After eighty-five moves the g-ariie was drawn. The tie game will be played on. Saturday afternoon. BluH Dan, in, the sixth race, was the good thiiig' at the opening day of the Little Hock Jockey club's spring meet- Ing. He was backed liberally at from 4 to 5 to 1, and; won handily. There was a strong tip 011 him and the books lost heavily. ' AT THE GOLDEN GATE. Fur-bearing . seals have been, unusually plentiful off the California coast during the past winters The San .Francisco- restaurant men have organized for the purpose of testing the validity of the war revenue law requiring the placing of a stamp on every bottle of wine sold to patrons. In San Francisco the second inventory of the estate of the lats Adolph Sutro has just been completed ' and shows that the en-tire estate isi worth. J2,743,127. and that of this sum $2,426,076 is invested in real estate. The;- trial by court-martial of Lieut. J. M. KeaJl, charged with being absent without leave, conduct unbecoming- an officer and three other minor.^ charges, was to have commenced In- S^h: Francisco yesterday, but was continued" tut- til next Thursday. , | San Francisco Chamber "of poni- merce has indorsed through its directorate the invitation, to President McKinley to attend the tenth session of the trans-Missouri commercial [conf gress to t/e held at Wiehltii, Kan.,',iroBi May 31st to June 3fd»

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  2. 31 Mar 1899, Fri,
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