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2 TV II C XTI7TT7 VADTT rmn?CJ f M I I LC!TTA xt : IfAT- o lono: ) antssloner, and. as Mr. WH1U says he ' knew nothing about them, it owt hart been Fielding. Do you doubt from bis own testimony that' be sent those names to Knappt What did ha answer when X asked the question? Hi Mid. I djn't think I did.' It is Impossible that he should not know whether fa did it or not Ha could not forget It. No honest man ever ordered proposals to be received from dummies of an Insolvent contractor. "It this was honest emergency work. Why did Fielding" not ask the Mayor's consent to do It without advertisement? Because ha dared not submit to the Mayor such an amount of work. He knew the Mayor was an honest man. and to have , cnade him twtrt of the contracts would have been to conrlct himself. He had nc contracts drawtv for ha knew that they would have coma under the eye of Secretary Whiting, whom ha believed to be an honest man.". Replying to the attacks on Doody, Mr. Ifarean said that Doody was the key which unlocked these frauds. He had no respect for Doody. Ha was a traitor, but he had become one because ha knew ha was not guilty. Doody was not his man; ha was Field lng"s man. Tha Justice's Chars. ' Justice Hirschbergr charge was colorless and Impartial. If ai y thing. It leaned to the defendant's side. The Jury were told that even If they felt morally convinced of Fielding's gullt-th'ey could rot convict unless the legal evidence satisfied them. , Tha jury mired at 4 P. M. and returned ahortly afterward to look at somo maps introduced in evidence by the prosecution. They were not heard from again until tt:15 o'clock, when they re-entered the courtroom and announced that they had agreed upon a verdict. Asked what the verdict was. Foreman Thomas J. Arms replied: " Guilty." There was no recommendation or qualification. Fielding's face underwent no change and his wife's countenance was expressionless. Some one came up and shook hands with him after It was all over, but his ex-presslon die not alter. His daughter placed her arm around his neck and looked at him orrowfully Fielding was taken to Raymond Street Jail. He will be arraigned for sentence on Thursday. The maximum penalty is five years'. Imprisonment and a fine of 15.000. RIGHT TO CUT CABLES IN WAR. Ad antral Dewey Created a Tfew Prece-V drat Vstdtr the I.avr of Katloas la Maalla Bay. WASHINGTON. May 23. Investigation of . ... the question of the right of a belligerent to cut the cables connecting his enemies' territory with other countries develops tha fact that, in addition to the other notable feata he accomplished in the battle of Manila, Admiral Dewey established an entirely new precedent by his action in cutting the submarine telegraph line from that point. The question of cable cutting as a means of offensive warfare never came up in any previous war. At the time of the civil war . tn this country there was but one cable of any Importance that across the Atlantic and It was not in working order. The mat-: ter of cable communication was not Involved in the Russo-Turklsh, the Franco-Prussian, the Chinese-Japan -'se, or the Graeco-Turk-lsb wars, so that no precedents were established on the subject as a result of any of these International complications. The authorities on International law are silent in referenco to it. It was left to Dewey, when be entered the Bay of Manila, to take the matter In his own hands, and, by cutting tha cable to Hongkong, in order to isolate the Spaniards, to establish a precedent which may become a part of the law of nations. Dewey'e precedent was followed by the blockading ships of Cienfutgos when they undertook to cut the Spanish cable communications at that point, and Sampson made an effort to follow it when he sent two of his ships to cut the cable at Santiago about tfca time the Spanish flying squadron Appeared there. These effort, successful and unsuccessful, on the part of American naval commanders to sever the teleitraphlc communications of the enemy under sea sufficiently establish the position of this Government that the right to cut cables is one of the rights which come to a belligerent as the result of military exigency. That this Is the stand taken also bv the British Government to shown by the answer flven by Mr. Balfour. First Lord of the reasury. In Parliament a few rtavs ago to a query as to whether the Government recognised the right of belligerents to cut International cabl?s. "A convention to which Great Britain Spain, and the United States were signatory wa concluded at Paris March 14. ISM. providing for the protection of submarine cables, said Mr. Balfour. " But by Article XV. thereof in time of war a belligerent signatory to the convention is free to act with respect to submarine cables as if "the convention did not extet. I am not prepared, therefore, to say that a belligerent on the ground of military exigency, would under no circumstances be Justified in Interfering with cables between the territory of the opposing power and any other part of , the world." -This Is construed by State Department officials as committing Great Britain to the policy regarding cables which 'this country has so recently put Into practice. Of Britain. It is pointed out. Is probably more Interested In cables, commercially and strategically, than anv other country In tha .world, and hep approval of the American contention is accepted here as fixing the right. to cut cables in time of war as a prlnctpla cf international law. STEAMER HAVKL SOU). Hat Aeeatred by Spain, bat by aa Itallaa Caaspaart It la Said. BREMEN, May 23. It Is announced here that tha North German Lloyd Company has sold tha ateamer Havel to the firm of Create, a Hamburg concern. The'purchas-ers do not appear to be shipowners. The Haval sailed to-day, presumably for the Mediterranean. Oelrtcha Co.. the New York r gents of the-North German Lloyd Steamship Company, received a cablegram yewterday from Bremen, announcing that the Havel had been sold to a firm in Hamburg for account fl" Italian steamship company, and that the steamer had been delivered to the purchaser at Hamburg. y wT5rfKW.VLrepo.rJ U,t WM that the Havel had been sold on account of tha Spanish Government. Gustav IL Schwab iOelrtcha A Co. said at tha time that he had not been apprised of the aale of the V V1' .bS ,kt ,if ad been sold ahe had not been sold to the Spanish Govern- Tha Havel Is a, steel vessel, schooner rigged, with three masts, built at Stettin-Germany, m is. Her gross tonnage is .tr and net tonnage 1.144. She has thirteen compartments and four decks. Her engines are of ll.oOO horse-power and she ta driven by a single propeller. She has developed a speed of between 18 and 1 knots tn erasing tha Atlantic between New lork and Southampton. - fletere fer the Freaca Embassy. WASHINGTON, May 23. -The French Government has takes the opportunity to pay a compliment to this country by Informing the French Embassy that an artist has bean instructed to make a copy of the famous picture " Tb Battle af Yorktown " which is one of .the treasures of the French National OaUsra-at Versailles, to be aeat to tha embassy at Washinon. . The picture Illustrates tha surrender of tha British commander Lord CornwalAa to Gen. Washington. It la about 10 feet long and 8 feet high, the figures being Ufa else. ... . Stars a ad Stripe at Montreal. MONTREAL .Quebec May 23. In Christ Chorea Cathedral y aster-day, while tha annua! church eerrloe for tb members of tha Montreal Volunteer Corps, who were present in full uniform to tha number of about 1000. the Stars aad Stripes aad tha Union Jack were closely Intertwined over the ekarvee.. Tha incident la tha general topio . of aoovanaxoa hern to-day. TROOPS OFF FOR MANIA San Francisco Gives a Great Ovation to the First California Volunteers When They Ship. OREGON MEN EMBARK TO-DAY United States Troop Go Along Tho Whole to Constitute a Brigade of the Expeditionary Forces Un-" ' der Gen.- Anderson. if SAN FRANCISCO. May 23.-Callfornla said good-bye to her first regiment of volunteers to-day as they marched gayly forth from the Presidio to start on their long Journey to Manila. The men left camp at 8 A. M. and marched to the Pacific Mall dock, where the big steamer City of Peking lay ready for them. By noon the soldiers were all on board, and before night everything was in readiness for their departure. The farewell demonstration by the people of San Francisco will long be remembered by the soldiers of the First Regiment. Every street leading from the Presidio to the Pacific Mall dock, a distance of about five miles, was lined with people who, after the soldiers passed, followed In their wake and marched with them to the dock. It had been announced that camp would be struck at 8 A. M.. and long before that hour there were thousands of citizens at the Presidio to see the sight Promptly at 7 o'clock the bugle sounded, and all the tents went down together. Then for an hour the soldiers were busily engaged in rolling them up and loading them on trucks. : At K o'clock the regiment was formed Into line, and. headed by Its band, marched out through the stone gates of the Presidio, and the Journey of conquest had commenced. At Yanness Avenue the entire police force of Ssn Francisco was in waiting and fell in ahead of the soldiers. The latter were In heavy marching order, carrying blanket rolls and loaded knapsacks on their backs. The men marched along at a swinging rait, and as they turned Into the broad thoroughfare af Vanness Avenue they presented a splendid appearance. A Great Oratloa ta the Troops. At Pacific Avenue the Naval Reserve. Signal Corps and National Guard staff officers were in line, and presented arms as the soldiers went by. Then they, too, marched to the dock. As the regiment proceeded through the residence district on its way down, .town the crowd grew thicker and thicker. There was one continuous roar of cheers flags were waved frantically, and people along the line, as thev recog-S1 k a"0"! frlenl among the soldiers, rushed out and grabbed him by the hand yKKI"1"bye w When Market Street, the m .In business thoroughfare, was reached wvCW w"Vnrmpus. PeoPle on th-ir o V tnLworll ,,nred to see the soldiers pasa. The cheering of the crowd grew in Market CI nthinK "ke the oS C.. Strret was ever seen here before. ill yJZe 'n w:,m"n followed along after on? 'llT'- " thouh loath to et '"em !,h?lr 1KhI- an1 ven mpn were not ashHtneri to show their emotion fr!!fhK march,n men neared the water blown ' were ""I'1- whistles makin- o .1. eVPry devloe Imaginable for Th-T Le 'a put 1nto ful1 operation. In v.ilm.K ,he,!1o '1 w something terrific. iU-i ,.he po,ic' Hn,i the mounted slsnal Trnml"f 1 k P ,ne d back The people rushed on the dock In the wake of the soldiers. Arrived at the dock, the volunteers were marched on board the iMf,01"1 wlthout 'Way- It took consider! awe tirre for each man to be assigned to wMnUh,r,V?- hUt.,,.h,,s X wa" accomplished with but very Utile cor fusion. After the soldiers were once on board the shin the ?hi.iCr,WUh difl,y c"-red the dSck and M 5.m!i WT -""i"1-. A" day- however, a V?rir.?(1 hun? about thp '1ock n the hope wh,f ?" more glimpse of the men ,5 f oin'r to sa" miles to fight for their country. "ti feIre.F17t p'p'ment of California Volunteers is commanded by rol. James F. Smith sr.d consists of l.ft? officers and men To! morrow the Second Regiment of Oregon Volunteers one battalion of the Fourteenth Infantry. I'nlted States regulars and a detachment of California heaVy artlUcry will b:'1v.,h'Van,f,r r,tv of Sydney. It i" widert J,1",1 ,he Pekin "d the Sydhev raken;rnaboaVd.COmPany 'hcn upP,le r The Order of Oea. Otis. Major Gen. Otis Issued the following order early to-day: " The First California and the Second Oregon Volunteers, and one company of the Fourth Battalion of the Fourteenth United States Infantry and a detachment of California h?avy artillery, consisting of an officer and fifty men. will constitute a brigade of expeditionary forces about to depart from this port, and It Is placed under son ?' mm3TsLB,3F'I0n- Thomas Vnder! son. united States Volunteer i. The vessels fhe ntV'nV 2 'ranSrrrthls command Vrl Ihe Auy,rafl.aCklnS th8 CUy ot Sydn. d on The" Pei;inrCtl!1f.0rn,a I" ship .Hj "'h thl8 morning, the 2.11 lnst a"1 "Port at the Pacific Mali steam': la Tuesday morning, the 24th lnst renorV States Infantry, a battalion of "he Semd "Orders affecting the medical attendance of troops and supply departments or con orwlff beettdh,inf bT or will be issued in due season and exe- J1-.",0 that the ve"e?s may depart 1ml wIy " on ?-trrs a?eapRSed on land '"nS"1- nderion arrived from Portland. Ore., and to-day went on bn.M th. IS?,', Au"'ra. h'eh is ."readV lold-t,w,th supplies and ready for the reception of troops. He will have rw. the advance brigade of the Manila . aVErti' '"" He is accompanied by LiecK da wm? -n,h Infantry- who1,Uhi. aide -.mJiI r: R-Jo". who came from Omaha wlU be the Quartermaster of the MpU Major R- R. Thompson of. the ai.i ChTf'na.'ocet ' T""' ONLY 3.000 VETERANS TO GO WASHINGTON. May 2t.Accord1ng to the statement of the Adjutant General s office, the veteran regulars to accompany the Philippine expedition will number less than S.0ttt trained and seasoned men. instead of 5.000 Gen. Merrltt asked for and which It was understood he was to have Tha only regulars ordered to the Philippines op to date are the Fourteenth. Eighteenth, and Twenty-third Regiments of Infantry, six batteries of the Third Artillery, knd eight troop of the Fourth Cavalry' The Eighteenth and Twenty-third Regtl menta. which have been stationed at New Orleans, have only eight companies of eighty-five men each, and there are only six companies of the same strength available from the Fourteenth This makes compamea oi 65 men each, or I 4au in aTf 1"f',,r7 "trength of the regular detail. The Fourth Cavalry, on Its nVace footing, has eight troop of about siYtv-flye men each, and the sic batteries of ih. Third Artillery which are included in ill expedition are of the asm strength This gives S artillerymen and S3 cavalrymen, which uh the I.43U infantrymen makes a total of 2.3WU. So far a cajbe learned bert. this is aU tha regulara thi are to b sent to Manila. It Is true, however that when these regu-hr tJv. n1 tteries are recruited up to the full, strength allowed under the act r2 r0? tha army, the Infantry comvT-nles i will contain 1 men each. Inateid of 65; the cavalry troops will number looVach Instead of 65, and the batteries of artillery will each carry ITS men. Instead of ei ft ta understood th.t all tha commud will iU recruited to a .war footing before their departure for Manila. If that is done the" regular force will be aa follows: 84 eomna- i,.of ,BIV',t.rjr' Se,H mta' batteries of artillery. 1,035 men; 10 troops of cavalry 1 two men; total. 5.64Z While this would lfc the nominal regular strength, it is sointiS out that less than half cltlroi "bTS.de veteran rerMiars. the others being raw recrulta aa unuaeo to war as the volun- vo AGE OF THE MONTEREY. WAMHINGTON, May 23. Naval officials have alculated to their entire satisfaction the pc tslbllity of getting the Monterey safely aci oss the Paclfio to Admiral Dewey's squad on at Manila. The principal difficulty In ma ting such a trip as this Is the small coal apaclty of vessels of the Monterey type. She carrier normally 200 tons of coal In her bunkers, which at her most economical n te of steaming would take her about ano m les less than the distance from Saa Franc sco to Honolulu. In an emergency, such i s now exists. It Is possible to store a good i leal of coal on the main deck. Being placed la the passageways and open spaces of th superstructure of the. vessel the great beam of the Monterey would permit to is of coal to be carried In addition to that 1 i the bunkers without In the least en-dang" -ing the stability of the ship, or risking tie lojs of the coal by being washed overb iar& At her economical speed of 100 knots per day. this coal would last her sev-enteet days, and carry her 3.200 knots. Owing r: the carefully laid plans of the Navy Depaitment the Monterey nowhere on her long rulse will be obliged to make a run of more than 2, inn knots without an opportunity tr coal. The ship will take a southerly t nurse after leaving Honolulu. In company with a collier. The South Seas are full o r islands as soon as Hawaii has been left 1 unit miles behind, and in the sheltered harhr. rs of these it would be very easy for the Jlonterey to lie alongside her collier and oal through her superstructure. It woul" not be surprising If one of the harbors hosen for such a transfer was In the Carol ne Islands, another Spanish possession In th South Seas, for by so doing there could be no possible complaint of a breach of nejtrallty laws on the part on any neutral ti ntlon. From the Carolines to the Phll-lpplm s the way Is easy, and under the program ne arranged there Is no probability of fallur !n the attempt to get the Monterey safeh across th Pacific. The Monterey will lose i veral days In coaling en route, but on the o her hand she may make up this difference by steaming at greater speed if ctr-ctims ances favor the easy recoaling of the ship. Th Spanish Squadron at Cadlx. which reports from Spain state are going to the Phllli pines. Is capable of higher speed than the . jnterey. and mav not have much dlf- fleultjr in obtaining the necesary coal to makrithe trio, so that even thourh the dls- tanc be longer on the eastward trip, there are by t ssjniimes or a most Interesting race hostile naval shins. naval orders Issued this mornlnr an nounced the assignment to command the Monterey of Commander Eugene H. Leutze. '"ij in cnmmanT or me Alert Th Monterey will be on the drv dock for five . ays. After the vessel comes from the dry lock, two days will be required for coaling, and tws more for loading supplies. She i-lll be ready for sea a week from to-morr w. The vessel that accompanies the Mont rey win be loaded with coal and stores tor nrrsir and the warship. The voyage of th Wonterey is a hazardous one. but this Is th most favorable time of the year for such tin undertaking. MORE TRANSPORTS FOR MANILA W, retai SHINGTON. May 23. -Assistant Sec- Melklejohn of the War Department was o-day engaged tn negotiating for sev- eral that addltlonal transports for the troops re to be sent to Manila. He expects to Cf ncludo these negotiations promptly, and ork then will be begun on them, so that they may be put In proper condition ansport purposes. for t No pany sutlers are to be permitted to aecom-the army during the war. Assistant Seer tary Melk'rjohn made this announce- men to-aay after a thorough consultation the army officials who are acquainted the operations of the Commissary De-ient. To make up for anv deficiency with with part in ful I'"" nn-ii Tr.ignt ne mwsea by Oebar-he sutlers, the department has decid-enlarge very materiallv the list of ring ed t artlH es which will be kept on hand by the Com be f uosary s iepartment. AU these will pplied to the officers and soldiers at rice. 5Iany applications have been re- cost celv celv 1 from persons who are anxious to reappointments entitlinsr them to c- com any the army with a sutler s privilege. ARMY PAYMASTERS FOR MANILA W, SHINGTON, May 23.-Paymaster General Stanton has selected an official corps of Payr lasters for duty with the Philippine ex-ptdillon. Three of these officials will go to Man !a. They arc well-tried officers, who havn been in the service for a long time. Thel names are Major Charles McClure. who !s to be Chief Paymaster, and Majors Chailes H. Whipple of Minnesota, a son of Bish p Whipple, and Charles E. Kllboume. An i dequate amount of cash to pay the soldier? for three months will be taken, to be mad i up entirely of gold and silver. The Ban ; of California, situated at San Fran-clsc: , has offered to the Government to oe-comi Its fiscal agent at the City of Manila, but nasmuch as Manila Is not yet In our actu '.1 possession, nothing has been done in the natter. The designation of some reliable ilnancial concern as the fiscal agent of the I'nited States in the Philippines no doul t will be made as this is regarded an absolutely essential to avoid the actual tran sfer of large amounts of cash by the Gov rnment. So nebody has suggested that the Govern-men : purchase a large consignment of Mexican silver dollars, two of which can be bow ht for one I'nlted States dollar and that the troops at Manlla.be paid in 'these coin . The Mexican dollar will purchase considerably more In Manila than the American coin of similar denomination, and thus the noldlers. for the time being, would re-celv a greater apparent amount of corn-pen; atlon than If paid In United States silver. The Government, however. Is not disposed to pay the men in depreciated coin for when the soldiers return, the Mexican dolli rs wHich they mirht have saved would ne o r less value by half than a similar number f American silver dollars. The proposition was never taken serlouslv, but is suggest d simply to show the varied number of projosltlons which the officials of the Oov-ernnent are constantly receiving during these times. REGISTRY FOR A BRITISH SHIP. W ASHINOTON. May 23.-ln the Senate to-.' ny Mr. Frye of Maine reported a bill fror i the Committee on Commerce, He said tha he regretted exceedingly to admit to American register a foreign-bnllt ship, but In the case In hand it seemed necessary, alt! ough It did appear to be a sort of black-mai that the War Department was levying upo u Congress In making the request. The bill provided for the admission to American T?.tTZ of ,h" ateamer Zealandla. M r. Frye said he had Just received a tele- fh n the wn,BC War JP-menr "rging tha the hill be passed, as the ship had wa! bum ,tlgrew Quired where the ship i !p-.pfrk,n replied thst the steamer be-lon red to the Oceanic Steamship cWanV ant1 was under the Hawaiian flar althons ehe was British built. r" uhouKn vlu'oT ttHKMU oP"? tn he consider.-t.oi i or tne wn. a chorus of nmr.it, fro n all parts of the chamber!? rSiZ went to Mr. Pettlgrew and appealed' ni rer.onally , withdraw his obTectlon M? Frj e expressed the hope that the nhw.. wo ,ld be withdrawn, as Mi PeVtf- cou Id have no greater objection to confer! rln r an American register upo l ,r" shl ) than he had. but In this -Instant T. seened absolutely necessarV ? M the W.r De -artment had completed the charter f neeT'1' IU 'erVlCM "t& F Inally Mr. Pettlgrew said that at tv-eai nest solicitation of friends on both sides of the chamber he would withdraw- hi Jec ion, particularly as the W?r De?-rV nit-pi aesire ror tne vessel was k ",' JhtwaT'bewn0' haM h hktl ,Sc5 ie bill was then passed. PACIFIC COAST EXPOSED. , lno facifle st people living In Washington, some of "r'"s " congress, nave suddenly become alarmed about the report that the mo nltor Monterey U te be aent to reinforce Ad .ural Dewey at. Manila. They rushed to the Navy Department this morning to pr test that it would be unwUe to take from tb coast the last remaining effective pro-tet!on, excepting the fortlflcaUona, to ba ii d, against the ships, of the enemy if thev sh uld appear. 1Te alarm excited n the far Western mi .d U akin to that recently reported from 1, ' 1 hn the New England neo-pl asked the Secretary of the Not iS m-dore Echley's vessels. But the Paclfla CMt people are apprehensive lea art of the Spanish fleet often martd 'u Bavin a left Cadis for Cube, or Manila may have started for the Pacific by way of Cape Horn, to appear suddenly on the California coast and commit depredations before any of Admiral. Dewiys fleet can be sent over to afford protection. The Navy Department was not much moved by tha appeals made to It. The occupancy of the Philippine Is taking up so much attention, and is being urged with so much energy, compared with the Cuban campaign, that the objection to the departure of the Monterey does not yet make a deeo Impression. As for a Spanish venture by way of Cape Horn, involving frequent stops for coal at Inhospitable porta, H la considered to be a danger not to ba feared evea remotely. It will be soma days before the Monterey will be readv to sail, even if the collier can be provided to accompany her, and It is conceived to be possible that deflnrte news about the entire Spanish flee may be obtained before she departs for Manila. TARIFF FOR THE PHILIPPINES. WASHINGTON. May 23. In anticipation of the early occupation of the Philippine Islands by the military and naval forces of the United States, the Treasury Department has already begun the formulation of regulations; and a scheme of customs tariffs which will be collected by the military authorities and turned Into the Treasury of the United States as a "military con-.tributlon." That the President has authority to collect the Philippine revenues under existing conditions Is not a matter of doubt-It was several times done during the last war with Mexico, and the authority of the Government In the premises was sustained by decisions of the United States Supreme Court. The court lr a case which grew out of the capture and occupation of Ban Francisco and all the upper part of the State of California by the united States troops held that the President, under the Constitution, as the Commander In Chief of the Army and Navy, had a right to exercise the belligerent right of a conqueror and to Impose duties on Imports as military contribution for the support of the army. This was the view held by the court In another case, where It was also decided that the capture of Tamplco. Mexico, by the United States forces though sufficient to cause It to be regarded by other nations as part of our territory did not make It In fact a part of the United States under our Constitution and laws. " It remained. said the court. " a foreign possession within the revenue laws of the United States." The tariff rates now being prepared by the Treasury Department will closely follow the Spanish customs laws la force In the Philippines. Just what revenue they produced Is not known, but the assumption Is that. Inasmuch as the home Government realized from them last year approximately $9,000,000. the actual amount collected was 119 000.000. The Government will assume control of the revenues as soon as the principal seaports are In our possession and will continue tn control them at least until Congress takes specific action In the case or until peace has been declared between the two countries. CAPT. STRONG GOES TO MAXILA. Baa Received aa Aapolatateat am th atasT of Oea. Merrltt. Capt. Putnam Bradlee Strong, son of ex-Mayor Strong, who was recently appointed an Assistant Adjutant General In the volunteer army, has received an appointment to the staff of Gen. Merrltt. and will accompany the expedition to the Philippine Islands. Capt. Strong leaves for San Francisco this morning at lO o'clock. He was formerly a Captain la the Sixty-ninth Regiment, and recently a member of Brig. Gen. George Moore Smith's staff. Blockades to be Rxteaded. WASHINGTON-. May 23. Secretary Gage to-day Issued an order to customs officers notifying them that the port of Manila, Philippine Islands, is blockaded by the I'nlted States fleet, under Admiral Dewey and therefore clearances will not te granted to merchant vessels for that port. The Instructions also warn owners and masters of vessels that in undertaking voyages to Spanish ports not now blockaded they run the risk of Interruption by future blockades and military operations. An Eaerlaeer Company's Departure. Company A, Corps of Engineers, under Capt. W. C. Wise, will leave Wlllets Point this afternoon, bound for the Philippines. The company will be transferred to Jersey City on the Government steamer General Meigs and will depart thence for San Francisco at 8 P. M. HO SPANISH PACIFICATION. Regarding the cabled reports that the Spanish Minister to France was carrying on negotiations with the Cuban representative in Paris, looking to the submission of the insurgents, Horatio 8. Rubens of the Junta in New York saiy yesterday: " There is absolutely no truth In these reports. Experience during; the past three and a half years of the revolution has shown us that every time Spain Is about to negotiate a loan she announces either pacification, a great victory, or arrangements pending for the surrender of the Insurgents. Almost simultaneously with the present announcement of negotiations with the Cubans to become allies of Spain against the I'nlted States, we have the information that Spatn is In the financial market striving to get a loan of sixty millions. " We are In receipt of a letter from the Cuban Government and also one from Gen. Gomez, dated May 12. announcing the withdrawal of the Spanish troops to the coast towns, and stating that the Cuban forces are anxiously awaiting munitions and provisions, so ss to be in a position to effectively co-operate with the American Army in any plan which the United States Government may prescribe." JEWISH WOME.Vi AUXILIARY. Twenty-seven delegates from 'as many Jewish associations met yesterday afternoon In the parlor of Temple Emanu-El as the JewUh Women's Council, Red Cross Auxiliary. Mrs. Cyrus L. Sulzberger was In the chair. It was said that several members objected to affiliation with the Red Cross Society on the ground that the cross was obnoxious to the Jewish religion. The meeting went into executive session, and then It was said that the opposing members were satisfied, as the red cross had no religious significance, and was simply the Geneva cross reversed. The auxiliary decided to furnish rubber sheets, pillow covers, and blankets to the Red Cross. Mrs. Nathan Straus donated $3 si, 2.T0 cotton sheets, 218 rubber sheets. 271 pillow cases, snd Ki blankets. Mrs. Jacob H. Schiff. the Treasurer, reported that fl.T.Vt was on hand. An appeal was sent to Jewish societies all over the country for cooperation. MYSTERIOUS LETTER FOUND. Policeman Farrell of the East One Hundred and Twenty-sixth Street 'Station last night picked up the following letter in Pleasant Avenue, between One Hundred and Twenty-third and One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Streets. It was in an envelope, and this tn a hat, and placed on the sidewalk, with evident care, for the police to find It. It was addressed To the Police," and reads as follows: My last hope is gone. Every svenu of escape u closed. I hsv been bounded from place to place, and am afraid to trust anyone. Kather than havs you catch ma and banc m I have done this deed. Ood bless my wlfs and children. I am sorry that I ever dooe anything to her. I write this because I don't want anyone to suffer far what I dnn Beshi spangle r. Henry Spangler is the name of a fugitive from Justice, who is accused of the murder of Elmer Renner at Verona Lake. N. J two weeks ago. A letter similar to the ubove and purporting to be from the same person Is reported to have been received yesterday by the Chief of Police of Newark. N. J. The police here are of the opinion that the writer wants to give the impression that he has taken fats Ufa by Jumping Into the East Rlvef. It was near the river that the note was found. When Sergt. Delaney received the letter n5 "t,?nc' telephoned to the Newark Chief of Police and told htm of It. After a consultation over the wire, it was decided that !$rrtvr,nou.1,d dratTed In tne vicinity of East One Hundred and Twenty-second. One Hundred and Twenty-third, and One Hundred and Twenty-fourth 8trets fox the 5odjr.'..ln the man has actually tejeen his life. Several Newark detectives, Who have been in the city on the case for days Past and three men from the East One Hundred and Twenty-sixth Street Station J 5"ce procured boats and began the work ?L- f !tn"' Al.n 'J""1? B0UP lhl morning they had not lound IM object of their STATUS OF THE RED CROSS How the Provisions of the Geneva International Convention Treaty Affect IL INDEPENDENT ORGANIZATION Stephen E. Barton Explains Vie Society' Position Clara Barton to Hold a Conference with Department Officials at Waahington. The publication of the War and Navy Department .orders defining the provisions of the Geneva International Convention treaty, and prescribing the conditions under which neutrals will be appointed and recognised, haa created considerable discussion in army and navy circles and among; the various hospital and relief associations. The department orders which prohibit any person whatever wearing the Red Cross brassart without express permission of the Government was construed by many to mean that the National Red Cross Society Is not recognised officially by tho Government. Stephen E. Barton. Vice President of the society, la defining the position of the society, said yesterday: It la a fact that by the stipulations of the Geneva treaty the Red Cross brassart was adopted aimply as a badge of neutrality, which becomes such only when it is properly vised by the Division Commanders of the armies in which it is used. Such badges are vised for a limited' length of time. " But the Geneva convention further stipulates that there shall be formed la each country participating In. the treaty a committee whose duty It shall be. In time of war, to co-operate la every way possible with the Sanitary Service of the army. The committee, consisting of thirty-five mem-T"; w formed ss soon aa this Govern-5?!n.ndih lrtv. "d constitutee the National Red Cross Society. This commit-httt reconled by the Government i.-F1.. Vtnt ?f '"a" delegated to represent the United States at each of the quad- fSHTJ i .in.lern.at,onal Cr0M Conven tions held In Geneva. th'lMji'J worK ,n th flel(L however. aST0" corp onld have to be pro-rlw1th. Red Cross insignia under 1?. , 7 the same conditions ss any other UttK?Vie.l711 ?rmi1,tarr' Wh is known ly speaking, an Independent organization, and cannot be considered at alftlmes as being actually in the service of the Go v-SEn li 'imTy Places itself at the "ion? Xmy r Da,vr toe o-oPra- " At the outbreak of the present war It naMni?.5r 'i0'11!. to ,h Prwldent thst It to the wiftii.0! rma,ne.'m ! ,n'1 assistance will fc.il .lcaI Corp" ln th ne'- Ha chiefs will keep as near as possible to the scenes Sf J;ro,rep,lve hostilities, and in eisMh. Red TcrV.1 fL,Pr',u,r,n thAt ,h National Jr.lJjySI Socletv will be called upon first. fTW.af?r fny humanitarian organisation ?n thi'l1 m'.ht '-called u no n to Tsslst with ?hWnrh a.nd wuld then furnished Wi- e Cross brassart properly vised. Zll 7nnl?n, ot tne "PPlneWry hot frfr. VI 'rbu'ance work in other coun- l nl?UvJi,0nl.R'd CroM Societies, and It pursued by the United States In this war." .A. iPlPsTntn ew a a .a . r.n..i ;r m oy tne Cuban Mis. Ai.Uo-r.Pmm,u'e y'crday from reli.f K i r, a 2 "nun.c,n nat the amn. . -'" nan arrived at 7nd ?h.?tXM00nTVMterdy' from KcT West. V..A'i" Barton had been summoned 1R V"5 wnl met there prob- r-'A r V " uuraun i,arton and J"- .M- Lesser of the Red Cross Society, w-hen a conference will be held with the - va ahii, w men Will IM accompanied to Cuba by the relief .hip. -vni . -nn narxon to the Chinese Minister to the United States was y ester- '.f"0" ,n hm c,ty- '"ter Is written - , "-t"ui ion inesun-enngChl-Cub e looked after when the re- ia" Vi-i I T " - aiisi canon HfiurM Ki1te.IL.that.Jhe "faring Chinamen ... .o iru u mo necay or otner nation, alltles. the Red Cross Society, creeA s?".. t"nWln " D DAtlODT. WEALTHY YOL-XQ ARMY XCRiES. Tvra Daashters of Col. Kssser Jala the Red Cross Society. Miss Minnie A. Korper and Miss E. Caroline Kopper. daughters of CoL Frederick Kopper of 615 West End Avenue, who formerly commanded the Seventv-flrst Rm. ment, have been accepted aa nurses of the ea cross boctety, and expect to accompany an invading expedition as such t0 Si or Jha PnlUPP'o's. They would f v"7 iv ku un inetr rathers old regiment, as their brother. Frederick Kopper. Jr is a private in Company E of the Seventy-first. . ,c,o:- KpPPr, 1jt Joined the militia In 1R1, and retired only a few years ago. Jfn.jr .fthe frila ot the family are National Guardsmen, and the young women naturally came to sympathise with the soldiers when they were called out. They are both Independent, as they own consld- part of the city was still a hamlet the wrrm 1 1 ui jvDirierDorKrr stock owned a great deal of the real property there. " Ever since President McKInley called out the volunteers the Kopper girls began taking Instructions ln the duties of Red Cross nurses. Thev avtnfr ( v. i . - , , . v. .iu,invitui pro ficiency, and when a few days ago they In- . w . ... i.uici ih imir aeterminatlon to go out as nurses he was utterly surprised, but afterward said that he had a sreat mind hlrruir tn Mini. ih. - . .w a v .u , w .iiuj II 1 1 o some more fighting. At the Red Cross Hospital in West One Hundredth Street It was said last evening that the two young women had been accepted. A HEW RELIEF SOCIETY. Fifty Wanes Hola a Meetfaa- at Mrs, Caerasey's Haase. About fifty women met at the Instance of Mrs. Rslph Trautman and Mrs. Egbert Guernsey at the home of Mrs. Guernsey. ISO Central Park South, yesterday morning to organize a new war relief ' association. Mrs. Trautman has been until recently Vice President of the Woman's National War Relief Assoclatton. The main object of this body will be in accordance with a motion put by Mrs Howard Carroll, to relieve the needs of the families of those who have gone to the front in the present war. A committee was nsmed to draw up a constitution and consider plans of work to be laid before the members at the next meeting on Saturday morning. This committee Is composed of Mrs. Howard Carroll. Mrs. Jennie de la M. Losler. Mrs. Charles H. Brush. Mrs. Henry J. Newton, and Mrs. A. B. Stone. Mrs. William Gerry Blade Is an advisory member, snd Mrs. Trautman aa Chairman will also act with the committee. ' A Standing Committee Is to be organised later to work as an auxiliary to the Red Cross. THE HOSPITAL SHIP RELIEF. Flttlaa- Oat for Service la Scatters. Wat era. The array hospital ship Relief, formerly the John Englls, which is at the Morgan Iron Works being fitted out for service in Southern wsters, is to b painted white, with a green atrake running from stem" to stern on her sides. This, with the Red Cross flag, will designate the neutral character of the vessel and Insure its respect as such by the. enemy. The General Electric Company haa dontt-ed a complete X-ray outfit, valued at $4ut to the ship. The vessel has also received a large donation of books. Tbe Woman's National War Relief Association has given notice that It will defrsy the expense of placln twenty-fire electric fans ln the wards. Saaalsa Blockaao Raaaer Beserei. MADRID. May 23. The Grand Cordon of Naval Merit haa beea conferred upon Capt. Deschamps of the Spanish steamer Mont-serrat, which recently arrived et Corunna from Clenfuegoa. The Queen Regent per-sona praaeata4. the Captain wlU the POLICE BOARD SHAKE-UP eaSSSSSSBSasSSSSSBSSBBBSSSSJaa.BSSBBSS - ' The Mayor Not Disturbed by the Reports that He May Be Removed. PAYN'S MISSION TO -ALBANY Authorized to Offer Got. Black a. denomination If Ha AYcngw tha Be moTal of Commissioners Hamilton and rhillpa Tox -Inspector Traitf srzwd. Mayor Van Wyck was at the City Hall early yesterday quite recovered from his excitement of Saturday, and apparently much amused at the consternation ot the Republican organisation leaders at the drastic methods he had adopted to coa-rinoe them that he la the head of the administration. He evinced no alarm when confronted with the information that Gov. Black Is to punish him for removing the organization Republican Police Commissioners, but he declined to discuss the situation. President Tork "of the Police Board. James Shevlln of the Brooklyn Democratic organisation, and John F. Carroll called upon him during tbe day, but the object of their visits was not divulged. ..b-o appointment to fill the vacant place on tne Police Commission was made yesterday, and the Mayor did not say when It will be made. It is expected that it will be made to-day. snd that the new Commissioner will be one of the Brooklyn men who went down with ex-Senator Jacob Worth when he sacrificed hia political regularity at the City Convention in Brooklyn last Fall la the interest of Beth Low. The Mayor, however. Is not bound to choose a Brooklyn Republican. The charter does not say that two of tbe Commissioner shall be Democrats and two Republicans. It says. Section 270: " No more than two or said Commissioners shall, when either of them la appointed, belong to the same political party op . th" same political opinion on State and National politics." Many Basses Saa-e-eeteaV, At least a dot en names have been suggested by the political prophets, among' t&em Mr. Worth himself. ex-Sheriff Buttling. ex-Controller George W. Palmer. Ernsw Nathan, and William L. Extinre. Mr. Buttling has announced that he would not ake the place If it was offered to him Mr. Worth is in poor health and anxious. U 'or an easier place than the Police Board, aad Ernst Nathan, for various reasons. Is aa impossibility. Mr. Extance was once a Supervisor la Brooklyn, and Is now engageed ln fighting Naval Officer Robert A. Sharker, the regu- ,r ader. for command of the Twenty -fifth District. Mr. Palmer's name ts mixed up tn the troubles that have resulted from Con-irntr J?01"'-" investigation of the City pepartment. and It Is not considered naely that the Mayor would sanction such a choice If Mr. Worth made It. ln the absence, however, of any statement from the Mayor naming the probable auc-cesaor of Mr. Philips is mere guesswork. The appointment is not a particularly desirable one. The term to which Mr. Philips was appointed was for one year, and the new Commissioner will be appointed only to the expiration of hia term. Talk by Repaelleaaa. The Republican politicians were talking yesterday, ss they had talked Saturday night and all day Sunday, of appealing to Gov. Black and emending that he suspend Mayor Van Wyck for violating the provisions of the bi-partisan law. It waa announced thst Louis F. Payn, State Superintendent of Insurance, had been delegated to wait on the Governor la Albany and to tell him plainly that the price of a renominatlon by the organisation was the removal of the Mayor or th- calllngof a special session of the Legislature to amend the charter and take the control or the Police Department and the Bureau of Elections out of the hands of the city authorities. OlUi of th . Tir- 1 anf a V I ... - ---- .. . i.w i. iu umrni in case he flews Gov. Black loath to act ts that tha, a. I . i n . i au. uiiuiiauan re publican from the head of the police force am? aa a a v vi an. aaui K.is run i nan r-ni ran ts Ar Elections in the interest of Tammany, and ' a. .UUUMIH, I VPUUilGen votes In the Fall Increase the Democratic ...jviu; uw up-oisie xtrm. oilcans are expected to wipe out. - - . . . . --a, IVJil. VUI l is aouuixU! . I ny of the real leaders seriously believe that - to tne conamons of fered. Ills action on tbe City Magistrates b,1,l.lbE1lrld Railroad buu the Ellsworth Presa Censorship bill, snd the Primary Eleclinn lat lrH .v.-. . ' . - , . Vat.C IJaa S HOI as absolutely obedient to Senator Piatt as uirmu-Ti oi tne republican County Committee would have their followers be- The point raised by John Sabine Smith !w h th charter says the Police Board shall consist of four Commissioners and only three were ln office -when McCullagh waa removed and that consequently tha rs- En3ItVl,,; W" rt2d at wh tt I1?1...10 the Tammany lawyers. They said thst Mayor Van Wyck U a shrewd liwyer himself and w.-i - v . 7. acted, and Wi7.7 eV had be'nmaS: inuu-u in uve minutea after slonrV th IourU Commls- ,.G'"- TrmcT, who was called In consultation by the Republican leaders, ess riven no decision as yet as to the legality of the whole proceedings. Unless he deciles that JV..w.-y'oto,d .DO cUon ia te taken beyond the appeal to the Governor. The report that the Republican orranlxa-lon had Instructed all members of tbe nartr holding office under the Mayor to resign was " . 1. . " -w ii aiiainea tne .,n'ty ft print. Commissioner W. H. Ten publicans holding Important offices. Not hi Jr Ti. . v mrrrr ,.L eiincr Justmes the belief that he would resign at Mr. . Quits' s command. VrM-rir TT.ua -n . -i.-Va.- 4;" ireasurer under u?SS Tr. JlmU.lon. i P. H. Dunn. i.himiIt-on crtaJT. with Mr. Wlnant, - - - r,,,wBt u. vommts-Sioners whose confidential employes thev were deprives them of their places. Vihen Acting Chief Devery arrived nt his office In the Mulberry Street building he frtitnl at Klar w . . "T as a token of the good wishes of the telegraph bureau. He declined to talk about n I at ww a n SI at asift n 1 mi m. t h a S a a-rjry.,.. Hjni ion w natever changes were made would be made for the ffFsMBs ff rafi Sash Pi 1 1 a. aa . - - mi-jiii- i o sr-ecine questions, he said that Capt. McClusky TaT At 1 1 rs asa ffwa a. t a I sa a, m m . . - - j ui me itetectlve Bureau and that he saw no reason to li! . .,,7Tr " iroin tne west Thlr-Ueth Street the Tenderloin PrecincL seetsra Trssirrrrea. Later In the day ne called Deputy Chief -.ortngni irora me uronx and assigned him to act temporarily In Manhattan as well as In the Bronx. Then he made these transfers of Inspectors: Nlcholss Brooks from the Fourth TM-. TuCeni!anhttn- l th E1'"tn "strict George R. Rhodes from the Eleventh Dls-Briroo'klvQnUeM' " th KatrtS Donald Grant from the Seventh DtstrictL Brooklyn, to the Third District. Mantettaa! W alter Thompson from the Third District! Manhattan, to the Fourth District. Man-hattan. Only two of the transferf have snore than ordinary significancethe transfer of In- ?VIr5r.k,w,R''uWIcn frt"'' Of ex-Chief McCullsgh. from the Fourth District, which includes the Tenderloin and the transfer of Inspector Thompson, a Demo, crat. to the district. The other transfers are apparently routine. Inspector Grant has only been In Brooklyn two months, and Inspector Rhodes did twenty-five years' m. lice duty ln the district to which he has Jut been assigned. There was an air of expectancy ahmt Police Headquarters all day. and a genera. new executive head of the department denies any responsibility for the many rumors. He had a Ion conference with Commissioners Tork and Hess before noon! and It la supposed that the transfers of the Inspectors were discussed at the roeetlns. Commissioner Hess arrived at his office to find hlspredecessor packing up hia beionc-Ln."v, TVflr meeting waa without witness. buLMr- Hess deacrlbed it aa the rverwTof cordial. Mr Philip did not Visit the building during the day. ALBA XT. itay 2X-Oor. Black, with Lieut. Gov. Woodruff, and party arrived here from the Adlrondaeks oa a asocial train shortly before a o'clock to-olghtTTha Governor took the 6 o'clock, train for his home ln Troy. Lieut. Gov. Woodruff and the rest of the party ieft for New Tork Cltv on the Empire Stste Express at 7 o'clock to-night- The Lieutenant Governor would not say whether or not the Governor had expressed an opinion oa tbe question af ik removal ot Mayor Van Wyck. TleGORHAMCo'j SilvcrsmitKs make mzny LITTLE THINGS la STERLING SILVER, . . and though they are Inexpensive each ?ne is as carefully designed, and the workmanship is as good as on larger pieces. BROADWAY AND 19th 8T&SET a) Maiden Lana THE PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY. Tktre Were Many Restarts Bef are the Caaveatlaa Caaee'ralasx Charaa Work, at Basse aad Astssfc WIXO.VA LAKE. Ind-. May 2i Tha pre. eeedlngs of the Presbyteriaa General Assembly to-day were ot a routine character. The topics discussed were the reports ef the Board of Missions for Freedmea. the Committee on Sabbath Observances, the Board of Education, and the Committee ea ' Authorized Missionary Periodicals. As yet no sign of the Princeton Inn or the McGlffert case has been seen. What settee, may ba proposed In either ta still hi doubt, though speculation la rife. In the latter case individuals are laboring to secure Instructions to the New Tork Presbytery to proceed to judicial Investigation of tbe alleged heresies of Union Seminary's professor of history. This case may come up at any time oa the report of the Committee on Bills and Overtures, but the Princeton Ina case will not come op tin the end of the week with tbe temperance report. t During the forenooa session a resolution wss introduced by the Rev. Horatio J. Oha. atead of Galveston, provtllnx for aa nnia. structed committee of five to confer with a Uke committee frcsn the Southern Preeby. tetian Church, looking- to a union of the two denominations. It waa promptly referred to the Committee on Bills and Overtures, where similar orders were already under consideration. The Committee oa Sabbata Observance presented its amended report, which waa adopted. Aa usual, it denounced Sunday newspapers and called for the closing of the Omaha, ExpoatOoa es the Sabbath. At the opening of the art era 00a aesstee the Judicial Committee reported on several cases, among- which was that of WarssawUa against the Presbytery of New Tork, It was dismissed. j The regular order of the session was tie report of the Board of Education, wfelek was presented by Dr. Thomas D. Wallace of Chicago. " No action " was advised upon the overture-asking that aid be granted only te students tn theological seminaries and else upon the requirement of a pledge of missionary service from students aided by the boerd. , The chief Interest of the afternoon retv-'''edln the speech of Dr. Richard Holmes of Ptttsburs; upon the mtsslonarr publics, tlons of the Church. Of these there have been two The Church at Home and Abroad and The AssemMy Herald. One waa described as a high and the other as a low Class periodical. The missionary boards hsvs never beea entirely satisfied with either, he declared. 2"a was too dear and both were too slow. The speaker advocated n single-headed management with editorial and publication offices in New Tork. where the bulk of the missionary Interests of the church are situated. It waa noticed that this proposal called out applause from New Tork oehv gaUons, while Pennsylvania waa quite Dent. Dr. Holmes spoke for an hour, and the matter went over to tho second order for Tuesday affemoon. , 1 A popular meeting- was Ti eld this evening In the Auditorium In the Interests of the Freed men's Board. Dr. Daniel J. Sanders. President of Kiddle University Charlotte, - - - vs. - twewsew asa rri Jv( n. OaaX avU-aL N. C-. presided and made an address. A TK00P TR.ATW TOCTUX ! - One Private frona Xarth Carolina Waa Klllea. aaa Others lajarea. i . SAVANNAH. May 23.-Ear1y this mors. In a special train on the Florida Central and Peninsula. Railway. earrytaaT North, Carolina troops en route to Florida, collided with a north-bound refntahle traia, Private "William Barbae. Cocnpany L ef Durham, waa killed, and Private J. M. C01-clough was fatally Injured, The collision toak place near Burroughs, Oa-. eleven miles from Saraaaah. Tho military train was Section 4 of tho regular passenger train No. 37. from QrJumMa to Jacksonville. On it wan the Third Major Butler commanding, composed of MmtMnlM fmnl r, at. - a. -1 and Charlotte. .w""? aectione of the train had passed the siding- en which the freight train awaited them. Engineer Nln of the freight train claims that the third section displayed ne signals, indicating that another section wss coming and he drew out on the main track, the collision coming within twenty minutes. Entlnenr Carraa of the fourth section of the milltarv train t K, e-aj . ..a not bring Us train to a, standstill before tbe collision. Company I occupied the front passenger coach ln the rear of three box cars containing squlpmenti. - Ample wara- na was given ior most or tne men ta escape through doors and windows. Barbee and Colcolougn ware caught on tho front platform between a box car and tbe macbes. larbe was literally crashed to death and CDlcoloai-h va. . - I A - w . ... ,w, -njunriK D-iTrnu oiur nnvaies Uxhtly bruised or cut. were 10T.T61 Tslsstren Mastered In. WASHTNOTON. May 2X-At a late hour to-nisbt Adjunt General Corbla as nounced that advices received by him from the 8tat camps to-night indicated that 107.. 1 volunteers had been mustered into tha service ot the United States. The War Dessrhsesfi Head. 1 Frees Tbs Drtdgrpott (Coaa.) tsaasra. ' Although Major Gen. Merrltt denies that he ever said what was attributed to him by the reporters, still every word of that interview la food for thought by those wis are running the War Department Just now. aM will 40 them good if they win take It't? heart. The testimony, although ruled out as lnadmlaattle. baa been put before the jury, and will have its effect even though it Is technically out of order. Tsm Nrw Tone Times make some suggestions with relets enca to these matters which are timely aad doubtless substantially correct. It contrasts the management of the War Department under Secretary Alger and that of the Navy Department under Secretary Long. "greatly to the advantage of the latter. It is pointed out that tae admirable administration of the Navy Department has mainly consisted ta th fact thst this department has been managed ln accordance with the beat Intelil-renos of the navy. On the other hand, the war Department has beea maa-aged not only not ln accord a nee with, but la a larre meaanna In mrraai nrwm 1. t K, hcf Intelligence of the army. Expert opinion has the other. ra -ii ia tn one c case and rejected la The ' j H Purest Type . ef the Aewrtnss GeaUsssaa's Whiskey le Hunter ; : . Baltimore Rye. ; !0 Years Old.' A. B. Hart a Freak Mora, Resressatatress, S S. WUHasj SU. New Tork. X. T. I Ms w toneoaxlri aa.SSS.1lsi I:

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