Newspaper Page Text
"o'committco to bo held thlB ll Sg . cPcUiUon3 of hor
Jg f. -Hs " ' WEATHER TODAY Fair. 4 4,
altaii. xiiVIl. No. 102. Salt XrAKE City, Utah, edisdesbay Mounting-, Jtily 27, 1904:. 10 pagbs.fito Cents.
I (pus Angered Over
Id of Russia,
fThing to Seize a Ship,
(Another to Sink Her
m Without Trial.
Britain Will Make Earnest
'fcEpreseutations to Russia With
fly View to Reparation.
JCDON, July 26 The sinking of the
hn ptenmer Knight Commander by
1 an cnilfjr9 off Japan was fully
iwocl at a meeting of the Cabinet
Cfl rf htld nt the Foreign ofilco. Bc-
fthls meeting Count Benckendorff,
i Russian Embassador, closeted
iorc-lgn Secretary, Lansdowne and
iwed In detail the operations of the
i San cruisers In connection with
3 ?al shipping, but a the'RuusIan
a Uksador hod not been ofllclally ln
) ed by the Russinn Government of
i ffestructlon of the Knight Com-
fIJr,. the Embassador was unable to
any statement to the Foreign Sec-
Knight Commander Incident Is
I hat la attracting much Interest.
J St Not Ready to F.cply.
jmier Balfour, replying to a ques-
In the Houss of Commons today In
; Sd to the sinking of tho British.
i nor Knight Commander, said In-
es wore being made on the subject,
lie was not yet in position to make
;i plylng to (mother question, the
i nJer Bald the Government was not
a re -of any convention concluded in
4 between Turkey and Russia provld
peclal conditions for the passage of
fMUpardanelles by wpsciaJ Russian
j&Balfour, while disclaiming that he
3givlng an authoritative deciBion,
TLllV hpHfVvl ) ll n. ilnrtlnv'idnn C nn
fB6 contemplated the abolition of
leering -and the declaration that a
bal flag covers an enemy's mer-
fllse except when contraband of
j, Serious Breach Is Allged.
i e ofllcial and public Interest Is
I tftfor the reason that In the British
m (il view It 16 one thing to seize a
:ji ;havJng contraband on board and
ji tier to sink btr without proper Ic
jj nquiry to establish whether she Is
Hi prize. The British Government
& eirous of obtaining all the facts
e approaching Russia on the sub-
&Tha Brltleh authorities in Japan
;'j ataining testimony which avIH ena
"jj ijd British Government ot make up
j VBi sold In a reliable quarter that
: J-Brltaln will inako earnest repre
k lions Jo Russia with the view to
j Ing reparation, and to prevent In
3 ence with noulral commerce, such
lias been subjected to recently.
JlJjAP GUNS SILENCED.
rft lans Declare That Mikado's Guns
jwore Put Out of Action.
PETPRSRURG. July 2C The Of
tL respenger this morning prints a
ch from Liao Yang, dated July
inounclng that the Japanese maln
US 1; a terrific bombardment of Ta
Kiso throughout the day, but that
E' :4 evening several of their batter
i 'inG: been silenced by the Rus
y. tuns, they retired,
-ill ;estlmates of the losses on either
J furnlshpil. but. Judging from tho
at' c-and extent of the fire, the cn-
nent was a serlouy one.
t Tv 1 -
3? NKING OF BRITISH SHIP.
'ssji la Claims Right to Sinlt Neutral
rvessel Carrying Contraband.
$ PETERSBURG, July 2C
t catlrely without advices- re-
J? tho circumstances surrounding
i Inking of the British steamer
jttj t Commander. Russia, tho Asso
jjW Press Is informed at tho For
M 'See. maintains the right of her
irf lJP8 to sink neutral vessels carry
ralJand when her papers show
jWf y-"6 's clearly conflseatable, and
r c ..circumstances render It lmposal
i too dangerous to attempt to get
y ca "e porl- antl ln uch cases
fyj I y for flirnages to the value of the
s not admitted.
Uj pEGUN IN EARNEST.
'flrfj jcae Advance Against Gen. Ku
atkln's Army Being Pushed.
$ k PETERSBLTRG. July 2C-
Ml rapanqse advanced against Gen.
V ?Mkln's armlet seems at last to
Sim In earnest. They are- mov-
j& I strongly from tho south and
gptured Kan pass, on the road to
hcnK- A northern movement is
" iefed' but the objective of the
1 m'eecnt seems to be Hal
Kghtinc Is Prolonged.
CS 5fn5 k TChe Klao al1 to the
!t dnxi"8 xi3Cen I)rS'sIng for
4Mt (.! 1 , However, according to
iSK lW?6rLSurcce,vcfi 18 .nor "
fKirS hul not evacuated Ta
Electric Wiling for
! Salt Lake Postoffice
Baltimore Man Submits Lowest Prop
osition for Installation of
the System. i
Special to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON, July 2C In response
to advertisements, Supervising Archi
tect Taylor today received twelve pro
posals for the installation of a conduit
and electric wiring system for the pub
lic building t Salt Lake. The lowest
' bid was submitted by Malcolm M. Hill
of Baltimore. Md.. at $1909. The others
who submitted proposals follow:
McCoy Engineering Co.. Baltimore.. ..J57C5
J. F. Buchanan & Co.. Philadelphia... STU
Crowley ISnlncerinj; Co., Duluth -155
J. 15. Riddle. Valley Junction, la 73CO
McBridoDowning Electrical Co G23S
Western Electric Co., Omaha C930
Cuthbcrt & Black, Chicago 5C75
Salt Lako Electric Supply Co 5fc0
Arthur Franten Co., Chicago 65S0
Borzurcn Electric Co.. St. Paul 655
Thomas G. Allen, Salt ILuke 7531
Proposals for heating the new Salt
Lake public building will be opened by
Architect Taylor July 2S.
MILITARY RULE OFF,
Troops in Cripple Creek Region Are
DENVER, Colo., July 26. Gov. Pea
body today issued a proclamation call
ing off military rule In Teller county
and placing the Cripple Creek district
ln charge of the civil authorities.
This action was taken by the Gover
nor In face of opposition from many in
fluential citizens of Cripple Creek, who
desire to prevent deportd union miners
from returning to the district. Before
issuing his order withdrawing troops,
however, the Governor received assur
ances from Sheriff Edward Bell that
his forces were able to control the sit
uation. Military rule was proclaimed ln Teller
county on June 8 ln consequence of dis
orderly acts following the explosion at
Independence on . Juno G, by which
many non-union miners were killed
and injured. Previous to that there
had been a large force of soldiers on
duty for many months ln the Cripple
Creek district, but before the explosion
occurred these had all been withdrawn.
No troops are now under arms any
where in Colorado, and good order pre
vails In al lthe mining camps.
The military expenses of the State
during, the past eighteen months, due
to" strikes, are said to aggregate about
KILLED IN . WRECK. .
Several Persons Perish in Accident on
BRISTOL, Tenn.. July 2C Several
persons are reported killed ln a disas
trous freight wreck on the Southern
railway near Jonesboro, Tenn.
Call for Regular Biennial Convention
WASHINGTON July 26. J. Hampton
Moore of Philadelphia, president of the
National Republican- league, has Issued
a call to all Republican State and Ter
ritorial leagues, delegates and, alternates
and members of Republican clubs
throughout the United States to as
semble In regular biennial convention
at Indianapolis, Ind., October 5 and 6,
J904. Secretary Leslie M. Shaw will be
among the speakers.
Pinal Preparations Being Made at El
Paso for the Entertainment.
EL PASO, Tex., July C. The executive
committee of tho Southwestern Irrigation
association at lt last mooting awarded
th contract for the construction of a
convention hall capable of seutlng raoro
than 3CX) delegates, who will arrlvfe hero
in November to attend tho annual session
of the National Irrigation congress. Tho
building 1 to bo completed by October
1. after which It will bo decorated and
furnlshfc'I In readiness for the convention.
that place, fighting a continuous rear
The Japanese had advanced in strong
force Sunday morning against the Rus
sian position at Datchapu, twelve miles
north of Kal Chou.
Japs Force Superior One.
In view of the great superiority of
the Japanese, Gen. Stakelberg, a3 fore
cast ln these dispatches, did not at
tempt to offer serious resistance. The
Russian losses are not ascertainable,
but It la admitted they amount to sev
eral hundred men.
Gen. Kuropatkin reports a continua
tion of the advance of a Japanese col
umn along the Salmatsza road, already
announced ln the Associated Press dispatches.
WARSHIPS NEED REPAIRS.
Japanese Vessels Before Port Arthur
in Bad Condition,
CHEFOO, July 27. A Chinaman who
has arrived from Port Arthur roporta that
the Jnpaneso war vessels before that port
are In bad condition owing to long nervico
ajid lack of- opportunity for making re
pairs. Many of their targorguna are all
nut out of commission. The repairs to
tho Russian ticct have been completed and
tho Russian ofllccrs aro expecting tho
yiadlvostoji fjuadroR ,to. 'oxriyjq tbcr.o
Russians Evacuate the
!n Two Days' Fight Outside
City Japansse Lost
Russian Losses During tho Engage
1 ments Has Not "Yet Been
ST. PETERSBURG, July 26. The
port of Newchwang has at last been
abandoned by the Russians. Tho au
thorities here," however, have no advice
covering the details.
It Is reported here that the Japanese
lost 3S0 men In killed and wounded In
the fighting which has taken place out
side of Newchwang during the last two
days. The Russian losses during these
engagements are not known.
A small detachment of Japanese
scouts entered Newchwang last night.
About 200 troops arrived there this
morning, and more are expected this
evening. Crowds of Russian refugees
were this morning awaiting trains at
Ylnkow, close to Newchwang, to tnko
them away. The Chinese flag Is flying
over the customs house at Newchwang.
It Is rumored that the Japanese took
the Russian position at Ta Tche Kiao
last night at tho point of the bayonet.
WAS ARTILLERY DUEL.
Battle at TaTche Kiao Sunday a Most
MUKDEN, July 26. The Empress
hospital train passed through Mukden
today bearing 311 mqn who were
wounded in Sundays fight at Ta Tche
Klao. The flghtt .which wa mainly an
artillery duel, according to the state
ments of the men on the train, com
menced at C o'clock in the morning,
and was still go'lng on at 11 o'clock at
night, when the train left. The Rus
sians were then maintaining their po
sitions, about seven miles south of Tu
Tche Klao. It Is understood that the
battle was to be continued Monday.
The result of the fight thus far 13 not
Small bodies of Japanese are reported
to be moving In the direction of Benlt
zua,. forty miles east of Yanta station
and towards SIntsIntsin. If this is true
it indicates the Intention of the Japa
nese to try to turn the Russian posi
tion at Llao Yang from the direction of
FORMOSA HELD BY RUSSIANS.
Steamship Seised in Red Sea by Czar's
LONDON, July 26. The Peninsular
& Oriental Steamship ' company's
steamer Formosa has. Just arrived at
Suez, flying the Russian naval Hag and
with a prize crew on board. She was
captured ln the Red sea by ono of the
vessels of the Russian fleet.
The Foreign office had not heard of
the seizure of the steamer Fennosa this
afternoon, and while expressing regret
It says the only possible explanation
consists ln the fact that the Russian
Government's orders to cease Interfer
ing with neutral vessels have not yet
reached the commanders of the volun
teer fleet steamers, as the Russian
Government has given the most ex
plicit pledge that there shall bo no
more Red sea seizures.
. The Formosa was seized by the Smol
ensk. She is said to have on board the
Red sea pilots who have been on the
Smolensk and St. Petersburg as well as
the Arlova's crew. Tho Russian consul
Is awaiting instructions for the release
of the Formosa.
MANY GUNS DESTROYED. '
Russians, Though Defeated,. Inflict
Serious Loss on Japs.
MUKDEN, July 26. The lateBt re
Iorts received here are to the effect
that the Russians, with about 1,00 guns
In action In the Ta Tche Kiao engage
ment, Inflicted serious looses on tho
Japanese and destroyed many, of their
guns. The Japanese attack on the cen
ter of the Russlun position was re
pulsed, but the Russians were ordered
to retire and occupy the heights five
miles north of Ta Tche Klao. This
movement was carried out ln good order.
British Minister to Japan Investigat
ing Sinking of Knight Commander.
TOKIO. July 26. Sir Claude Mnc
donald, the British Minister to Japan,
hay Instituted a searching Inquiry Into
the sinking of the Erltlyh steamer
Knight Commander by fhb Russian
Vladivostok squadron. Ho will tako
the testimony of the crew of the Knight
Commander and examine the officers of
the steamer Tslnan, which brought the
Knight Commander's crew Into port.
Condition of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON. July. 26 Today's
.statement of the treasury shows: Avail
able cash balance, $1-19,932, 657: cold.
I$.,5i0,fl, ' , - i
DENIES THAT 0
HE IS TO WED
BEDFORD. Pa.. July 2J. Senator
Davis emphatically denies tho rc-
port that ho is to marry the widow
of Dr. John Reynolds of Shopards- 0
town, W. Va. Tho Senator has been
receiving tclegra'ms of conjcratula-
tlou all day, and In very Indignant.
Mrs, Reynolds Denies Story.
SIIEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va.. July 26.
Mrs. Kntherlne Reynolds today made
an emphatic denial of the report of
her engagement to former Senator H.
VETERAN EDITOR DYING.
Col. D. R. Anthony, Noted Kansan, Is
Near tho End.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan., July 26.
Col. D. R. Anthony, the noted Kansas
editor and a brother of Miss Susan B.
Anthony, the woman suffragist, Is dy
ing at his home hero.
Col. Anthony, who had been in bad
health for some time, became suddenly
worse today and his family were sum
moned to his bedside. The physician In
attendance stated that the patient could
live no longer than a day or two at the
Col. Anthony, who is SO years of age.
Is ono of the best-known figures In
Kansas history. He fought through the
Civil war with distinction and took an
active part In the border warfare ln the
early days of Kansas. Ho Is editor of
the Leavenworth Times, which he es
tablished In 1S57. The Times Is tho
oldest newspaper In Kansas, and up to
within a few days ago Col. Anthony
has had the active management of the
paper for the past half century.
ELKS' DAY AT FAIR.
Fantastic Pageant on the Pike for
Benefit of B. P. 0. E.
ST. LOUIS, July 26. Following the
annual convention at Cincinnati, Elks
from all parts of tho country aro visit
ing tho World's fair, and today was
designated aa Elks' day.
President Francis of the exposition,
Exalted Grand Ruler W. J. O'Brien of
the Elks, and other exposition officials
arid prominent Elks occupied seats on
a wagon drawn by a twenty-mule team
which headed the grand procession of
Elks through the grounds to the Tem
ple of Fraternity, where the exercises
of the day were held.
Addresser were made by President
Francis and Grand Exalted Ruler
A parade was given by the Pike con
cessionaires, the fantastic pageant in
cluding the strange peoples and some
of the animals from Pike concessions.
The various State buildings kept open
CONTRACT FOR LAUNDRY,
Construction of Building at Fort Hall
Awarded to James H. Owen.
Special to The Tribune.
ROSS FORK, Ida.. July 26. The
laundry building, which was originally
cut out of the plans for the new Fort
Hall school, owing to the bide all ex
ceeding the appropriation, has- been al
lowed by special appropriation, and bids
on the same were opened today hi" the
Commissioner of Indian Affairs. James
II. Owen, the contractor who is erect
ing the other buildings, was the lowest
bidder, and has been awarded the con
tract at J5G0O.
IDAHO BRUTE PUT IN JAIL.
Must Answer the Court for a Re
Spoclal lo Tho Tribune.
WEISER, Ida., July. 26. Albert Duf
ner of Meadows, this county, charged
with statutory rape, had a preliminary
hearing before Justice Mnyo yesterday
and wasi bound over to the District
court, being unable to furnish bonds,
and was placed1 in Jail. The case is a
rovoltlng one. Dufner is about 30 years
of age and his victim less than 14. The
girl has no mother, but her father, It
is alleged, knew of the facts, but would
take no steps to have Dufner arrested.
Citizens took up the wise, with the
WOLVES DEVOUR CHILDREN
Indian Abandons His Offspring, Who
Become Food for Wi'ld Beasts.
EDMONTON, N. W. T., July 26.
Sergl. McLcod of Fort Chlppewnyan
arrived here today with an Indian pris
oner who was charged with having
abandoned his two children, a boy aged
1 years and a girl aged 20 years, at
Fon-Du-Lac. on Lako Athabasca, and
who were later found to have been de
voured by wolves, only their clothing,
bloody and torn, remainlg. The pris
oner avus severely reprimanded by the
court, which sentenced' him to two
Patents for Westerners.
Spoclal to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON. Julji 26. Thoao pat
ents were lanled today:
Idaho Stephen M. Crulg, Moscow,
Utah William M. GIbbs,. Providence
petting jnachlnei f -
Will Direct Democratic
All Efforts to Induce Gorman
to Take Place Prove
Hoosier Was Then Unanimously
Elected; Urey Woodson of Ken
tucky Chosen Secretary.
NEW YORK. July 26. Thomas Tag
gart of Indiana was unanimously elect
ed chairman of the Democratic Na
tional (commlttee today. The meeting
had not been v In 'session long before
this action was taken. All efforts to
Induce Senator Gorman to take, the
place failed. Urey Woodson of Ken
tucky was elected secretary, and
Edwin Sefton of District of Colum
bia assistant secretary. John L
Martin of Missouri was elected ser-geant-at-arms,
" and Samuel Donelson
of Tennessee was elected assistant ser-geant-at-arms.
Both were placed In
nomination for the first place, but on
rhnMnn nf Sunntnr Rottf-v Ihd fwn vrr
elected to the positions named. This
is Col. Martin's third term.
Taggnrt Makes Speech.
John W. Kern placed Taggart In
nomination, sspeaking briefly about his
ability and capacity as a Democratic
leader. No one else was named and
Taggart was declared the unanimous
choice of the committee. A delegation
was sent out after Mr. Taggart, who
was escorted to the committee room.
He thanked the committee for the high
honor It had paid him. He realized to
the fullest extent, he said, the respon
sibilities of the position, but ho felt
that, with the ticket and platform upon
which the candidates stood, the Dem
ocrats would win the next election. In
order to do so they must have the full
and cordial support and co-operation
of every member of the committee and
every Democrat In' the country. He
promised to discharge the duties of the
position faithfully and Intelligently.
Mr. Taggart's brief speech was np
plauded. Left in Hands of Committee.
A motion was made for the selection
of two vice-chairmen, one to have
charge of the Eastern headquarters
and the other the Western headquar
ters. William F. Shechan, who was
present by proxy, moved to leave the
whole matter to the executive com
mittee and to the chairman of the
National committee, with the power to
increase the number of the National
executive committee and to select spe
cial committees for different parts of
the country In tho Judgment of the
r-vppntlvo committee or finance com
mittee. If such action was necessary.
This prevailed and It will allow the for
mation of a special campaign commit
tee or finance committee in New York
or any other organization that the ex
ecutive committee may consider nec
essary. Bailey's Views.
Senator Bailey said that there was a
possibility of carrying Colorado, Idaho,
Montana aid Nevada, and he thought
the executive committee ought to be
enlarged so' as to include representa
tives of those States.
Mr. Sheehan moved that the selection
of a treasurer for the committee be
left to the executive committee This
was agreed to. It meant that August
Belmont had not been persuaded to ac
cept the position.
The committee decided to accept the
invitation to go to Esopus to visit
Judge Parker tomorrow, leaving New
York at 11:35 a. m. The Invitation of
the Democratic club of this city was
also accepted by the committee.
As to Executive Committee.
No conclusion was reached regarding
the appointment of an executive com
mittee, but It is expected the commit
tee will be named after the visit to
Esopus and consultation with Judge
Parker. The executive committee may
be members of tho National committee
or others In the discretion of tho chair
man. The selection of a treasurer for
the National committee was left to the
The committee adjourned subject to
the call of the chairman.
NEARLY MILLION STOLEN.
Race Horse Owner Accused of Lar
ceny of $800,000.
NEW YORK, July 26. John J. Ryan,
owner of race horses, was arrested at
the Brighton Beach race track this af
ternoon on a warrant charging the lar
ceny of 5SOO.OO0 by means of an alleged
get-rlch-qulck scheme, of-which, it Is
i alleged, Ryan was the head. The war
rant for Ryan's arrest was executed at
St. Louis. The arrest was made by a
central office detective, who was ac
companied by a St. Loyls detective
and George Flckesson, assistant to Cir
cuit Attorney Folk of St. Louis.
Bulgarians Are Slaughtered.
SALONICA, July 26. On Sunday last
a detachment of troops near Kumanovo
surprised a Bulgarian band of fifty-two
men who were setting fire to tho grana
i riea, Tjtft ftf the bnd-cscaped . - , j
MUSIC TROUBLE SETTLED '
AND BRIGHAMITES GLAD
Special to The Tribune.
1 BRIGJIAM, July 26. Elder Mlddlcton of
the Weber slake spent most of last week
In Brlgham. I-Ic submitted a plan to set
tlo tho academy of music difficulties,
which, after hla meeting and working
with the presidents of the stake, the bish
ops, the high council, tho directors of the
acaderfiy and tho stockholders, was finally
adopted. All dancing la to be done in tho
academy; the opera-house Is not to bo
run ln competition with the academy: tho
presidency of the stako and the amuse
jmcnt committee are to exert themselves to
brine patronuge to the heretofore stigma
tized hall, and 23 per cent of the net earn
ings aro to. go to the stake fund. Those
"dropped" have not yet been lifted up.
But all arc glad a settlement has been
The Brlgham Rods went to Treraont
Wednesday for a friendly game of ball
and shut the Tremontcrs out. with five
runs to their credit.
Saturday tho team went to "Wlllard.
whoro tho gamo resulted in a victory for
Brlgham by a score of 6 to 2.
Cnpbell and Raleigh of Pari: Vallev,
Commissioner Jones of Kelton, B. II.
Jonos and others of Brlgham, went over
to Npwton on Friday to attend the funeral
services Of Joseph A. Chrlstenson. who
died In Brlgham the fore part of last
week from the effects of a second opera
tion for appendicitis. Mr, Christensen left
a young widow and two little children.
Apricots, peaches and dewberries aro
now on the market. The peddlers aro bo
ginning to haul wagonloads of fruit to
Cache valley and other parts.
Snowdrifts still linger on tho higher
peaks and although the nights are usually
cool the days arc exceedingly hot.
All tho headers ln tho county aro at
work and tho farmers are busier handling
their grain than they have been for many
D. R. Wright, who was visiting in Brlg
ham part of last week, returned to Ogden
Saturday and will resume work on the
There was no. general celebration of
Pioneer day ln Brlgham yesterday, but all
business houses and public offices were
COURT ORDERS INQUIRY, j
District Judge Directs Investigation
Into Defunct Savings Association.
DENVER. July 26. District Judge
Booth M. Malone today granted a pe
tition, of the attorneys for creditors of
the defunct Fidelity Savings associa
tion, for which a receiver was appointed
on July 1, for permission to Investi
gate the affairs of that Institution. The
Fidelity's liabilities are about 51.000,000
and some of Its aesets are said to bo
of uncertain value.
"If the District Attorney has any rea
sonable grounds to believe that any
perwn connected with the company or
Its business has been guilty of violat
ing any of the laws of this State, It Is
his sworn duty and he should proceed
to Investigate and promptly bring such
guilty person, no matter who he may
be, to just and speedy punishment,"
said Judge Malone from the bench to
'day. . The expense should be borne by
the county and not by the depositors.
District Attorney Harry A. Lindsley
has announced his intention of calling
the attention of the grand jury to cer
tain circumstances In connection with
the Fidelity association failure, when It
convenes" next week.
MRS. GEORGE CROCKER DEAD
Dies at the Summer Home of the
Family in Newport,
NEWPORT. R. I.. July 26. Mrs. Gcorgo
Crocker of Now York and San Francisco
died at tho summer homo of tho family
hero today after a prolonged Illness. Tho
entire family was present when tho end
came. The funeral will bo held tomorrow.
Mrs. Crocker before her marriage twelve
years ago to Gcorgo Crocker, a Now York
banker, was Mrs. Emma Rutherford of
San Francisco. Because of ill-health sho
sailed last February for France, where
an operation was performed. About a
month ago her condition bocamo serious.
She reached New York from Europo last
Tuesday and camo to her summer homo
horo Friday. Her condition rapidly became
At tho bcdolde when Mrs. Crocker dd
wcro her husband and three children
Miss Allco Rutherford. Mrs. Philip Kear
ney nnd Alexander II. Rutherford.
INDEPENDENT OF COMBINE.
Move to Organize S100,000 Packing
Plant in Fort 'Scott
FORT SCOTT. Knn.. July 26. A move
ment to organlo a $100,000 packing plant
horo was undertaken today by several
men Interested ln tho meat business. Tho
plan Is to Interest the wealthy stock feed
ers In this and adjoining-counties and to
make thc-m stockholders In tho packing
house. This is to mnko thorn independent
of tho commission men and stock-yards
companies as well as tho puckers ln tho
larger cltloa. Tho proposed company Is
to oo orgonlod along tho lino suggested
recently by tho National convention of
Captain Taylor Is Worse.
, WASHINGTON, July 26. The con
dition or Admiral Taylor, chief of the
navusratlon bureau of the navy de
partment, who is 111 at Cooper Bay,
Ont., Is unfavorable today, according
to a message from his son.
Sails for Manila.
SAN FRANCISCO. July 26. With a
heavy cargo of freight and 216 horses,
the United States army transport Dlx
sailed for Manila. The Dlx will return
with live companies of soldiers whose
terms of service have expired.
Alleged Get-Rich-Quick Concern.
ST. LOUIS, July 26 New Indictments
hnvo been found ncalnst John J. Uyan.
operator of an alleged get-rlch-qulck race
concern, and Lumpkin A. Gill, manager
of the Arnold company, by the grand Jury,
which has recently heard "considerable evi
dence ogalnat :tho.nicn In. gucRtioru , ,
Non-Union len Cause I
Row in Chicago. I
Shooting Wildly in Darkness'
Consternation h Spread
Riot Call Sent in and the Armiij
Garrison of Packing Town H
Turned Out. H
CHICAGO, July 26. Shooting wildly;
in the darkness, a score of panic-strict- H
en strike-breakers, hired by Swift & H
Co., spread consternation through the H
yards early today. Riot calls were senc H
to the police and the armed garrison H
of packing town turned out in full lfl
force, believing that the strikers had H
made an organized attack under cover H
of darkness. jH
Falling to discover any strikers tho H
police arrested the strike-breakers, all H
colored. The prisoners numbered a iH
dozen. They told of seeing suspicious
persons lurking ln the shadows of tha
Carried Hugo Pistols. IH
Their revolvers were of huge caliber, H
and the police tried to learn where the H
negroes had obtained a number of navy, H
weapons. It was denied that Swift & iH
Co. had armed the men. The police took H
the view that the colored men had shot H
to create a disturbance and held the H
prisoners for arraignment in court. IH
Brutal Slugging Match.
Two thousand persons today saw one J
of the most brutal cases of slugging and H
some of the poorest marksmanship of jH
the policemen since the stdck yards IH
strike .began. A strike-breaker, John IH
Mulloy, had just left the yards when. H
three men attacked him. Mulloy was
knocked down and nearly killed. Five H
policemen Interfered, whereupon the
trio ran. The police followed the men.
using their revolvers. Apparently every
shot was aimed to hit. but all missed.' H
John Doqdy, one of the men, however, H
was captured. tJ
Dining-Room Girls Out.
In the restaurant of Armour & Co.,.
Swift & Co. and Nelson, Morris & Co.,
all the dining-room girls quit. The
presence of negro cooks was the reason jH
they gave, but It Is believed they de
Sired to aid ln the sympathetic strike. H
The girl strikers then decided to do
picket duty, and see that no girls went H
to work In the strike affected places.
Not a few complied, but the others H
broke away and fled Into the yards to H
work. Four girls were roughly handled. H
'Many Riot Calls.
Riot calls were sent In from a number' H
of points. Many arrests were made and H
altogether, the days of peace seemed H
doomed for some time. On the one H
hand, the packers declared emphatlcal-
ly that their plants were running and
would continue to run: strike-breakers
were rushed into the yards by the hun- 1
dreds and non-union help was employed
wherever it offered Itself.
Two Fatal Encounters.
Lines of vigilant policemen guarded
the entrances to the stock yards all day
and night, but despite this, precaution
disturbances were numerous and two H
of them ended with fatal results. While
an attack was belntr made on colored H
strike breakers as they were leaving H
the stock yards tonight, John Stokes,
one of the strikers, was shot and fatal- 1
ly wounded by one of the negroes.
Stokes, together witlifully a hundred
companions, It Is said, rushed on the H
negroes, and one of the latter drew a H
revolver and fired into the crowd, hit
ting Stokes. The police were close at
hand and succeeded in scattering the
rioters after much, difficulty. H
During another riot within a hundred
feet of the same place and les stun an H
hour after the one in which Stokes 1
was Injured, a negro strike breaker fll
was shot and killed. The rioter cs- flH
caped before the police arrived on the H
scene and it Is not known who is re- B
sponsible for the shooting. JH
Army of Police in Control. H
Chief of Police O'Neill, who has jH
taken personal charge of 375 liollcemen B
detailed to stock yards duty during- the
strike, declared tonight that the police fljHJHJJ
had the strike situation well in hand VjHJHJJ
and that they would be able to control flBVjj
the strikers and their friends. When jBVjBl
Mayor Carter Harrison was asked to- !
night If he Intended to take any action flH
ln an attempt to s(op the strike he said
that for the present at least the strike jHjJ
would be under the control of the po- BlVJ
lice department and as yet the strike
was purely an affair to be looked after jhI
by the police. 'I
SITUATION IN PLANTS. BH
Packers Leaving Nothing Undone to l
Gain Upper Hand. I
CHICAGO, July 26. Little If any ad
vantage was- gained by either side' In
the stockyards strike today, and) there fljl
is no hope tonight of any Immediate fll
settlement, of the difficulty. Realizing J
that they have one of the hardest prop-
ositlohs to contend with In the history jH
of the packing industry, the packers arc KVAVjJ
leaving nothing undone to gain the
upper hand in the struggle- with their
30,000 union employees who- are on Hl
AU-dayt-lonjiYprkuien. front putsiuc. SKYfll