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L part1YCIOU Partly cloudy yto tonight nightand and andtomorrow I 11 inVAS H WASHINGTON H 1ttGf ON PAPER PftPERFORTHE
1 tomorrow to fresh fresheasterly w IJ Uab1UtO b aJf
light ght
I easterly winds ft u n9tor ft me < f > 1 I IHOMES INUMBER HOMES Or O FORTHE FORTHEHOMES FOR WASHINGTON WASHINGTONNUMBER VASHINGTONNUMBER THE THEI THEeasterly
NUMBER 3277 327 WASHINGTON MONDAY JUNE 1 1903 PRICE ONE CENT
r MORE THAN 75 75000TEXTILE 75000 75000QUIT OOO OOOtEXTILE
tEXTILE WORKERS WORKERSqUIT WORKERSQUIT
QUIT WORK TOD TODA A Y
l Great Strike in Phila Philadelphia PhiladelphiaBegins PhiladelphiaBegins elphia elphiaBegins
Begins Quietly the IdleHands Idle IdleHands IdleHands
Hands cFtemaining CJ ainng A Away AwayFrom < way wayFrom i
From cMill W District DistrictDyersf DistrictVJers DistrIctDyers
Dyers Except in One Fac Factory FacJ Factory ¬
J tory tOf Out to a Man and andTheir andTheir andTheir
Their Action Brings Entire EntireTrade EntireTrade EntIreTrade
Trade to a Standstill StandstillPHILADELPHIA StandstillPHILADELPHII StandstillPHILADELPHIA
PHILADELPHIA Pa June 1 1The 1Thestrike 1Thestrilce The Thestrike
strike Inti1c in the textile mills D11 is was fully fullystarted full fullstarted fullystarted
started this morning when it was esti estimated estimated estimated ¬
mated that between 75000 and 85000 85000workers 85000worke S5000vorkers
worke workers s were ere idle idleThis idleThis IdleThis
This is the pivotal da day d y in the struggle struggleIn
In the e northeastern north astern section of the th city citywhere clt clthere citywhere
where here some of the th largest textile mills millsiji millsf
f iji 1i the country are located 10p ted everything everythingwas eve ythl g gas
was as quiet this morning the Idle hands handsremaining handsIemalnlngaay bandsremaining
remaining Iemalnlngaay away from the mills and ob observing observing observing ¬
serving order at their headquarters Onall On Onall Onall
all sides the city had a holiday aspect aspectHone aspectNone aspect7one
Hone 7one of t tfie employers made any attempt attemptto
to start work
Tieup General GeneralFrom GeneralFrom GeneralFrom
From a labor standpoint the tieup tieupthis tleupthtsmornlngwas tIenpthis
thtsmornlngwas this morning was general All the in ingrain ingrain ingrah ¬
grain carjet mills sixtythree In aura nuraher numI auraher
I her are are iio now idle In these mills millsar millsar3OOOw are
3000 3OOOw weavers avers and they directly affect affectmore affectmore affect2nore
more more than 10000 operatives The Th de demands demands demands ¬
mands of the ingrain carpet men are for fora forIi fora
a 10 per cent increase In wages and a afiftyfivehour afUtyfivehour afiftyfivehour
fiftyfivehour week weekThe weekThe weekThe
The dyers with the single exception exceptionof
of those in the Berkshire mills at atITrankfort atFrankfort atTrankfort
Frankfort who surrendered are out toa to toa toa
a man and their stopping work wIllcompel willcompel will willcompel
compel the entire textile t xtile trade to come cometo cometo comeo
to o a standstill The demands of the thedyers thedyers thedyers
dyers are for a aflftyt nftyfivehour vehour week and anda
a minimum wage of 13 13LOWELL 13I
LOWELL MILLS OPEN OPENWITH OPENWITH OPENWITH
9 I
WITH REDUCED FORCE FORCELOWELL FORCELO FORCELOWELL
LOWELL LO LL Mass June 1 1Tl1e The textile textilemills textilemllls textilemills
mills this morning morn1n opened witha wIth a jsmallpercenTage jsmall smaWPercent smajrf
Percent percenTage g rof t help help mostly st yunsk unskilled unskilledlabor ijnskjlelabor iea iea1abor
labor laborIn 1aborIn laborIn
In each eachcorporatlon corporation efforts are centered centeredon
on one or two departments which are arerunning arerunning arerunning
running below the thenormal normal capacity Few Fewoperatives F Fewoperatives w wojeratlves
operatives deserted d setted the ranks of organ organized organized organIzed ¬
ized labor which embraces most of the theimportant thelm thet
t important lm ortant grades The mill agents agenlsare agenlsareconfident are areconfident areconfident
confident that before the close close of the thepresent thepresent thepresent
present week the sight of turning turningspindles turningspindles turningspindles
spindles will have won over the majority majorityof
of those now no enrolled under the standard standardof
of f President Conroy ConroyCrowds ConroyCrowds ConroyCrowds
Crowds of curious persons witnessed witnessedthe witnessedthe witnessedthe
the influx of operatives op raUves but order pre prevailed preVailed prevafled ¬
vailed throughout The police were in inevidence inCividencebut Iny1dence
evidence Cividencebut but had little to occupy their theirattention theirattention theirttntIon
attention attentionOfficial attentionOIDclal ttntIonOfilcial
Official returns from the various variousunions various1nlons variousunions
unions were made at a meeting of the thetextile thetextile thetextile
textile council this morning The strik strikers strikers strikers ¬
ers declared that less than 2 per cen cenof cenf cenfof cen1of <
of organized workers have returned and andsay andsay andsay
say that they are as firm as when the themills themills themills
mills shut down They refer to those thosewho thoseho thoseaho
who ho returned as a handful of nonenities nonenitiesand nonenltiesand nonenitiesand
and aver that theywlll the they will be back in the theranks theranks theranks
ranks ranks before the close of the present presentweek presentweek presentweek
weekThe weekThe week weekThe
The statement of John J Connell Connellagent Connellagent Connellagent
agent of the Tremont Tremontand and Suffolk mills millsIs mlUsis millsIs
Is In direct variance with that Issued Issuedfrom Issuedfrom Issuedfrom
from the strikers camp cam He saidIn said saidIn saidIn
In ray mymJlIs mills are 5000 looms This Thismorning Thismorning Thisorn1ng
morning onethird one thlrd of the capacity Is in inoperation Inoperation inoperation
operation This exceeds all expecta expectations expectations expectations ¬
tions I have six union loom fixers on onmy onmy onmy
my roll Not a mule spinner reported reportedfor
for work However I will start four fourpairs fourpairs fourpairs
pairs of mule frames this afternoon with withthe withthe withthe
the aid of my overseers and second secondhands secondhands secondbdS
hands That number with the ring ringspinning ringspinning ringspinning
spinning will make the production of ofsufficient ofsuIDcl ofsufflcient
sufficient suIDcl nt material possible The end of ofthe otthe ofthe
the strike Is near at hand bandGEN handGEN handGEN
GEN MCOOK SUFFERS A ASTROKE ASTROKE ASTROKE
STROKE OF APOPLEXY APOPLEXYFriends APOPLEXYFriends APOPLEXYFriends
Friends of Gen Alexander McD Mc McCook McCook McCook
Cook at the War Department De artment have been beenadvised beena beenadvised
advised a vJsed that he suffered from a stroke strokeof stroleeof strokeof
of apoplexy on Saturday at Dayton DaytonOhio DaytonOhJo DaytonOhio
Ohio and that his condition Is regarded regardedas
as serious
WEATHER REPORT REPORTTemperatures REPORTTemperatures
0
Temperatures Temperatures arc below the seasonal seasonalaverage seasonalaverage seasOnalaverage
average throughout t the entire country countryfrom countryfrom countryfrom
from the Rocky Mountains eastward de decidedly deddedlY50in dotidcdly ¬
cidedly ddedlY50in BO in the Mississippi and lower lowerMissouri lowerUssourl lowerMissouri
Missouri valleys and the Southwest SouthwestFreezing SouthwestFreezing SouthwestFreezing
Freezing temperature was reported at atCheyenne ftCheyenne atCheyenne
Cheyenne and light frost In extreme extremenorthwest extremfnorthwest extremenorthwest
northwest upper Michigan and the thenorthwest th thnorthwest thnorthwest <
northwest portions of New York and andVermont andVermont andVermont
Vermont VermontThere VermontThere VermontTherO
There will be showers tonight in the theOhio fhbOhio flubOhio
Ohio Valley and South Atlantic States Statesfollowed Statesfollowed Statesfollowed
followed by fair weather tomorrow else elsewhere elsewhere elsewhere ¬
where In the East and South the weather weatherwill weathervill
will 111 be fair tonight and tomorrow tomorrowIt
It will be cooler tonight In the OhIo OhSoValley OhIoValley OhIoValley
Valley and South Atlantic States ex except except except ¬
cept Virginia and the Carolinas CarolinasTEMPERATURE CaroUnasrTEMPERATURE CarolinasTEMPERATURE
TEMPERATURE TEMPERATUREi2
9 a m 53
i2 i21
12 12m m 62
1 p m moo 64 64THE 61THB
THE THESun SUN SUNSun SU SUSun
Sun sets today 729 7 29 p m mSun mSun mSun
Sun rises tomorrow 426 26 a am amTIDE m mTIDE mTIDE
TIDE TABLE TABLEHigh TABLEHigh TABLEHigh
High tide today 1228 p ra raHigh InHigh unHigh
High tide tomorrow02 tomorrow102 a m 129 p m mLow mLow mLow
Low tide tomorrow H7 > 47 a m 815 p m
Situation in Philadelphia lnPhiladelphiaNumber PhiladelphiaNumber I
Number who will iI1 be idle 85000 55000Establishments 85000Establlshmentsitff 85000Establishments
Establishments affected ff cted 600 600Trades 600Trades 600Trades
Trades affected affectedTextile 30 30Textile 3 3Textile
Textile workers demands
55 hours week weekAll weekI weekAll
All trades tr a de s organized org a ntze 50000 50000Mills 50000Mills OOOOMills
I Mills granting antlng demands 4 4Hands 47 47Hands 47Hands
Hands who receive con concessions concessions coicessions ¬
cessions > 15000 15000Capital l 15000Capital OOO OOOCapital
Capital invested In mills millsaffected millsaffect millsaffected
affected affect ed J 1 4100000000 4100000000Loss lOOOOOOOO lOOOOOOOOLoss I
Loss in wages per day 5125000 5125000OF 125000 125000PAYNEOENIISSTORY 125O00PAYNE
PAYNEOENIISSTORY PAYNE EM1E8 8OllY 8OllYUF
OF 0 f M STATE TATE BENTS BENTSSays RENTSSaysAlleged REMTSaysA11egedExcessIs
Says SaysAlleged aysA11egedExcessIs Alleged ExcessIsGrreat ExcessIsGrreaterThan ExcessIsHreaterThan theat theaterTIlallWllole
erThan erTIlallWllole Whole Allowance AllowanceBUT
BUT INQUIRY INQUJRYJS INQWRYISNQT JSNOT NOT ENDED ENDEDPostmaster ENDEDPostmaster ENDEDPostmaster
Postmaster General Ge eral Not Disturbedby DisturbedbyLatest Disturbed by byLatest byLatest
Latest Allegation as to Use of ofPostoffice ofPostoffice ofPostoffice
Postoffice Funds FundsPostmaster F FundsPostmaster nds ndsPostmaster
Postmaster General Payne took oc occasion occasion Occaslon ¬
casion this morning to deny a story Inthe in inthe Inthe
the Brooklyn Eagle to the effect that thatIf th thatIf t tif
If the Postofflce Department rented Its Itsbuilding Itsbuilding Itsbuilding
building at current rates half hal a million milliondollars mlUiondoIlars milliondollars
dollars would be saved in New York YorkState YorkState YorkState
State alone alone3Ir alone1IIr alone31r
3Ir Payne said that in New York city citythe cityI citythe
I the rentals with light and fuel fu l in included 111cluded ineluded ¬
cluded were 32134722 For the other othercities othercities othercities
cities in the State the thefiguresw figures were re
14546461 The total for the State wasthus was wasthus wasthus
thus I466811S3 166SllS3The The total for t r the coun country country cottatry ¬
try was 212832874 212832874An
An Au Impossible Saving SavingThe SavingThe SavingThe
The Postmaster General wanted to toknow toknow toknow
know how It would be possible to save savea
a sum in New York greater great r than the thetotal thetotalecpendlture thetotal
total totalecpendlture totalecpendltureIi expenditure expenditureII
II we could do that said he people people1would peopleould peoplewould
would ould be paying premiums to have the theGovernment theGovernment theGoterament
Government use usethel their property pr propertBeavers J > er r 4 J
> > Beavers BeaversReport Report involved involvedThe i Involved InvolvedThe v lved lvedThestoiy
The Thestoiy story indicated asserted assertedfurther assertedfurtherthat further furtherthat furtherthat
that the figures given In the report reportot reportotGEorge of ofGtorge ofGeorge
GEorge W Beavers exsuperintendent exsuperintendento
o of the division of orsalartes salaries and allow allowances allowances allowancea ¬
ances ances were higher than those given in inthe IntheAuditors Inthe
the theAuditors Auditors report but Mr Payne said saidthat saidthat saidthat
that he had not looked Into the matter matterdeep matterdeep matterdeep
deep enough to explain the apparent apparentdiscrepancy apparentciserepancy apparentdiscrepancy
discrepancy discrepancyNo
No news as to the investigation was wasobtained waeobtained wasobtaiCed
obtained from Mr Payne who said that thatthings thatthings thatthings
things were progressing rapidly and andsmoothly andsmoothlY andsmoothly
smoothly without wlthoutspeClal special incident incidentGUARD IncidentPRAISE IncidentPA18E
PRAISE FOR NATIONAL NATIONALGUARO ATIUALGA
GUARD GA OF THE DISTRICTCaptain DISTRICT DISTRICTCaptain
Captain Stevens Reports Militia in inHighly inHighly inHighly
Highly Creditable Condition ConditionCapt
Capt G W F Stevens Artillery ArtilleryCorps ArtilleryCorps ArtilleryCorps
Corps assigned to tothe the duty of making makinga makJn makJna
a special Inspection of the National NationalGuard NationalG NatIonalGiard
Guard G 1ard of the District of Columbia has hasfiled hasflIed hasflIed
flIed his report at the War Department DepartmentThe
The inspection shows the National NationalGuard NationalGuard NationalGuard
Guard of the District to be In a highly highlycreditable highlycldltable highlycreditable
creditable condition and that every or organization or6nlmtJon organisation ¬
ganization Is sufficiently armed uni uniformed uniformed uniformed ¬
formed and equipped for active duty In Inthis Inthl Inthur
this field fieldThe fieldThe fieldThe
The total strength of the National NationalGuard NationalGuard NationalGuard
Guard of the District as shown by this thisinspection thisInspection thisinspection
inspection Is 125 officers and 1169 men menmaking menmaking menmaking
making a total of 1291 including band bandand bandand bandand
and field music Of this number there therewere therewere therewere
were present at inspection 121 officers omcersand officersand officersand
and 1027 men menand and 4 officers and 142 142men 142men 142men
men absent the percentage of absentees absenteesto abs ntecs ntecsto
to the total strength being 11309 The Theinspection TheInspection Theinspection
inspection also developed the fact that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there are 202 married men among themembership the themembership themembership
membership of the Guard or a percent percentage perccntage percentage ¬
age of 1655 1655ENGINEER 1655ENGINEER 1655ENGINEER
ENGINEER KILLED IN INREAREND INREAREND INREAREND
REAREND COLLISION COLLISIONHAGERSTOWN COLLISIONHAGERSTOWN COLLISIONHAGERSTOWN
HAGERSTOWN Md June 1 IAs As the theresult theresultpr theresult
result resultpr of a rearend collision between betweentwo betweentwo betweentwo
two Philadelphia and Reading freight freighttrains freighttrains freighttrains
trains near nearShlppensburg Shippensburg yesterday one oneman oneman oneman
man was killed and another was re rerlousiy nerlousl ccriousW
rlousiy rlousl injured an engine and fourten fourteenfreight fourtenfreight fourtenfreight
freight cars were broken up and traffic trafficwas trafficwas trafficwas
was blocked for several sevealhours sevealhoursEngineer hours hoursEngineer hoursEngineer
Engineer McKIssick whose home wasIn was wasIn wasIn
In Harrisburg was Instantly killed killedbeing klUedhemg killedbeing
being burled under the mass of debris debrisConductor debrisClnductor debrisCnductor
Conductor Dallas Wolf of Shippensburg Shlppensburgslatalned Shippensburgsustained Shippensburgswtained
sustained a broken leg and is IsbeJieved IsbeJievedto believed believedto
to be injured Internally Failure on ontha ontha1nrt the thepart theart
part art of the crew of the forward train trainto
to flag the train following is said to tohave tohv tohave
have been the cause of the wreck wreckDRILLERS wreckDRILLERS wreckDRILLERS
DRILLERS POST WARNING WARNINGNEWPORT WARNINGNEWPORT WARNINGNEWPORT
NEWPORT NEWS Va June 1 IThe IThedrillers 1Thedrillers The Thedrillers
drillers who quit work at the ship shipyard shipyardhave yard yardhave yardhave
have posted warnings to drillers in inother inother inother
other cities not to come to Newport NewportNews NewportNews ewportXew
News on account of the strike They Theysay Theysay Theysay
say they will fight until the last against againstthe againsttbe againstthe
the order that compels them to start starttheir starttheir starttheir
their machines and change their clothes clothesin
in their own time
ELEGTRIGGARS F LLLU ELECTRIC FPTRIP I nib uAna PAPQ CARS TO TORUN TO TORUN IU IUMany
RUN TO BALTIMORE BALTlrnOREManyMiles BALTIMOREMany
Many ManyMiles Miles of ofTrolley Trolley Poles PolesAlready PolesAlready PolesAlready
Already Erected ErectedSYSTEM ErectedSYSTEM ErectedSYSTEM
SYSTEM OF SIXTY MILES MILESLikely MILESLikely MILESLikely
Likely That Road Will Be in Work Working Workbig Workjing ¬
ing Order in the t e Early EarlySpring Ear EailySpring y ySpring
Spring SpringUnless SpringUnless SpringUnless
Unless there is a a mistake istake somewhere somewherepeople somewherepOeopl somewherepeople
people will be riding to Baltimore Baltim re and andAnnapolis andAnnapolis andAnnapolis
Annapolis on electric cars early early next nextspring nextspring nextspring
spring springReports springI springRepOrts
Reports Rep r tsrcc received e I Ved tb this iSIDorn morning iDg by bYthe bYtheofficers the theofficers theofficers
officers of the Washington Baltimore Baltimoreand Baltl Baltimoreand oe oeand
I and Annapolis Electric Railway Com Company compnny Compnny ¬
pnny coyertogthe coerlng the month ending June 1 1show 1show 1show
show that the work of grading Is Isabout r rbout50per itabout
about bout50per 50 per cent completed Many IIIariymiles Manymiles Man Manmiles
miles of poles have also bcen erected erectedand ercctedand erectedand
and work on the th powerhouse at Hyatts Hyattsville Hattsme Hyattsyule
yule me is well eii under way wayHard wa waHard wayHard
Hard at Work WorkIt
It was announced this morning that thatextra thatextra thatextra
extra gangs of laborers are ar at work workgrading workgrading workgrading
grading and that the operations arc arcgoing ar argoing arcgoing
going on at twentyfive different places placesAs placesAs placesAs
As yet however no noriewtracks new tracks have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been laid except on the Washington WashlnltonBerwyn WashinntonBerwyn WashingtonEerwyn
Berwyn and Laurel line which has h hOsbeCn hOsbeCnimproved sbeen sbeenImproved been beenimproved
improved to meet the th demands the thethrough thethrough thethrough
through travel will make mal uponit upon it when whenthe whenthe whenthe
the whole system has been completed completedIt
It was announced also that the com company company cornpans ¬
pany would ould come into the city instead insteadof Instentor insteadofstopptng
of ofstopptng stopping at the District line as at atfirst atnrst atflrst
first contemplated The company ex expects expects x xpeets ¬
pects to spend 2000000 on its tracks trtckswires trackswires trackswires
wires and similar equipment equipmentThe equIpmentThe
The company is also lso at work chang changing changlrog changlag ¬
lag the Washington VashlngtonBaltimoreand Baltimore and An Annapolis Anc Annapolis ¬
napolis c polissteamr1llroadwhlch steam railroad which it bought boughtinto boughticto boughtInto
into an electric line This work workIsne ork is near nearly nearly r rly ¬
ly done doneThe doheThe cloheThe
The whole whole system system will be beab about ut sixty sixtyniiles sixtyIltlles sixtymiles
miles in length and it hasprlvate haS Private rights rightsof
of way wa through the whole bole territory It Itpasses ItI
passes I tSSCS through t rough no towns between the themain themain thetrain
main points but jUd9In judging from reports reportsit
it is only a matter of ottlme time before vii villages vlllagcs viil ¬
lages l gcs will begin to spring up upTo upTo upTo
To Run in the SpringThe Spring SpringThe SpringThe
The officers of the he company are W WLamprect H HLamprect HLamprect
Lamprect president James JamesChdnty ChrIsty vice vicepresident viccpresident viCepresident
president and Otto Miller Mll1ers secretary creJarrandj creJarrandjtrersurer and andtreasurer andtreasurer
treasurer treasurerWe treasurerVice <
i I Vice President > t Christy s sPId ilili1 this morn mornfta R r
rln F fta
We will have h ve the road running in the theearly lheI theearly
early earlysprlng spring There is no doubt about aboutthat aboutthat aboutthat
I that We have kept quiet so far because becausewe I Iwe
we did not want to make any statement statementuntil statementuntil statCmentuntil
until we were positive and until all the theneeded theneeded theneeded
needed ground for the right of way had hadbeen
been obtained obtainedNow obtainedNow obtanedNow
Now we have got this and have paid paidfor paidfor paidfor
for it The contracts for cars and all allof alloC allof
of the other needful rolling stock have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been made and the cars are now being beingconstructed beingconstructed beingconstructed
constructed so they will be ready when whenthe whenthe whenthe
the tracks are The Th wire ire has been beendelivered beendelivered
delivered and is ready to go on to the thepoles thepoles thepoles
poles as they th y go up upSILL upSMALL up8AL
SILL RETURNS FETtJIit8BER1 ON ONHERBERT ONHERBERT
HERBERT BER1 1LSH EL8h LETTER LETTERPetition LETTERPetition ftTTEPetition
Petition for Publication of General GeneralMiles GeneralMiles GeneralMiles
Miles Philippine ReportSecretary Report ReportSecretary ReportSecretary
Secretary Root has received 154 let letters lelters lettern ¬
ters in response to the request sent out outby outby outby
by Herbert rt Welsh of the AntiImperial AntiImperialist A ¬
1st League asking those to whom they theywere theywere theywere
were addressed to petition the War De Department Department Dcpartmene ¬
partment to permit the publication of ofthe ofthe f fthe
the full report of General Miles mesupon mesuponatrocities upon uponatrocities uponatrocities
atrocities in the Philippines and the re report report report ¬
port of Major Hunter upon the case of ofMajor o oMajor ofMajor
Major Howze accused of responsibility oresponslbllltyfor responsibilityfor
for beating Filipinos to death deathMr deathIrWelsh deathMr
Mr IrWelsh Welsh sent out 10000 of such let letters letters lettcrs ¬
ters but only a little more than 1 1per 1pel 11 11pet
per cent of them have had any effect effectso
so o faras fa fagy heeding the request which whichthey whichthey whichthey
they contained Is concerned Of the 154 154communications 154comrpunlcatlons 154ccmrpunications
communications which Secretary Root Roothns Roothm Roothas
has received only sixtyone directly ask askfo askth askfo
fo the th e publication PUb UcatJon of the Miles report reportseventysix reportieventy reportseventysix
seventysix ieventy slx call attention to the mat matter mattEr matter ¬
ter without making any request what whatrcever wbatcever whatrcever
rcever and seven persons simply In Inclose Inlose
I lose < the Welsh letter without comment commentIt
It is the Intention of Secretary Root to toreply toreply toreply
reply to these correspondents stating statingthat statingthat statingrunt
that both reports referred to have been beenmade beenmade beenmade
made public In Intuit IntuitCHILEAN full fullCHILEAN fullCHILEAN
CHILEAN MINISTER GIVEN GIVENNEW GIVENNE GIVENNEW
NEW NE l RESPONSIBILITIES RESPONSIBILITIESThe
The Chilean minister Senor Don DonJoaquin DonJoaquin DonJoaquin
Joaquin WalkerMartinez who was re recently recently rocently ¬
cently accredited minister to Mexico in inaddition Inaddition inaddition
addition to his duties here has reedy received recchcd reedyed ¬
ed notification from tromhls his government of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the intrusting to him of still further re responsibilities responsibilities responsibilities ¬
sponsibilities He has now been named namedChilean namedChilean namedChilean
Chilean minister to Cuba In addition to tothe tothe tothe
the two other missions missionsSenor missionsSenor f fSenor
Senor WalkerMartinez has planned to toleave toleave toleave
leave early In July for Mexico to pre present prosent present ¬
sent his credentials and spend the th great greater greater ¬
er part of the summer there His visit to toHavana toHavana toHavana
Havana to meet President Palma and andother andother andother
other Cuban officials will not be made madeuntil madountil madeuntil
until the early fall fallTHE fal falTHE fallTHE
THE BULGARIA SAFE SAFEBALTIMORE SAFEBALTIIORE SAFEBALTIMORE
BALTIMORE Md June 1 IThe Tho Ham HamburgAmerican HamhnrgAmerlcan HamhirgAmerican ¬
burgAmerican Line Jlnesteafushlp steamship Bulgaria BulgariaCaptain BulgariaCaptain i iCaptain
Captain RUSE concerning which some someanxiety someanxletywns someanxiety
anxiety anxletywns was recently caus by b a report reportthat reportthatFhe reportthat
that thatFhe she was at sea slIvfth vith ith machinery machinerydisabled mnchinrydlstbled machinerydisabled
disabled arrived yesterday yesterda esterdl1l < from Ham Hamburg Hamburg Hamburg ¬
burg via Boulogne BOulogncan an UVTax ttax
KANSAS CITY DEAD 26 26NUMBER 2 < 2 2NUMBER
NUMBER INTOPEKA JN TOPEKA < 175
NO ME1IlliLING RUUNH REGARDING REGARDINGPRINTERSVACATIONS RARfflNGPIMTE8
PRINTERSVACATIONS PRINTERSVACATIONSCOlu PIMTE8 YAATIOS YAATIOSCourt
Court t of Claims Cla 1ns Adjourns AdjournsWithout AljOlllllSWithout AdjournsWithout
Without Deciding Case CaseARGUMENT CaseARGUMENT
0
ARGUMENTMADE ARGUMENT MADE LAST WEEK WEEKQuestion WEEKQuestion WEEKQuestion
Question of o Pay to Per DIemEin DIemEinplcyes DI Diem mEin1 mEin1ployes Em Employes
ployes for Sundays Sun ys InLeave in in inLeave
1 Leave Period PeriodThe PeriodTheourt
i
t
The TheCourt Court of Claims adjourned this thismorning thisDlorJ thisniorniii
morning DlorJ niorniii guntilOctober until October 19 without hand handing handInh handing ¬
ing down a n a decision in Intbe the case brought broughtby broughtbyW broughtbyV
by byW TV W Taylor on behalf of employes employesof
of the Goverhment Printing Office tc tchave tcraVcan tciave
have raVcan an annual vacation of thirty UilrJ days dayswith daysdth daysdth
dth Rayrianted pay granted to all persons em employcdtby cmployediby employcthby
ploycdtby the day in the Printing Office OfficeThis OfficeThis OfficeThis
This case case was s as argued before the court courtlast courtlast courtlast
last week and a decision declsl n was expected expectedthis expectedthi
this thi nlc morning > rnlng All employes of the thePrinting thePrlnUig thePriOti
Printing PriOti g Office who are not paid a year yearjy yearjy yearly
jy ly salary sal ry are interested in the theresult theresultCJ result resultof
of CJ tlje tleisuit suit which whlclils is said afd to have hav been beenbrought beenbrougIit beenbrought
brought at the request of t the Book Booktinders Bookti14ders BookbInders
bInders Union UnionPrinting UnionPrhitipg UnionPrinting
Printing Office Ofi1ceemployes employes are now allowed al allowed atloned ¬
lowed a vacation of oftwentysb twentysix twenty sir days un onpay unpay unpay
pay They are granted a vacation of ofthirty ofthirty ofthirty
thirty days but are not paid for theSundays the theSundays theSundays
Sundays in their vacation vacationper period od Clerks ClerksIn
In the Printing Office are given givena a thirty thirtyday thirtyda thirtyday
day da vacation with full pay payIt pa paIt payIt
It has been held by the Public Printer Printerthat Printertli Printerthat
that tli t the he laws regulating thevacatlon thevacatlonof the vacations vacationsof vacationof
of persons employed mplo ed by the day do not notIntend notintend notintend
Intend that salary shall be paid aid for the theSundays theSundays theSundays
Sundays In the vacation vacati np period periodDISJRIBUTI periOdEllSTfflBUT1G riod riodDISTRIBUTING
DISJRIBUTI DISTRIBUTING TRACTS TRACTSGbnfes TRACTSREQUIRES TAT8EIE8
REQUIRES A LlBENSE LlBENSEl
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Gbnfes c t1 > s Within VithinScopeof Scope of Operarti Opera OperaOn
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On motion of Commissioner Commissioner West the theDistrict th thDIstrict theDistrict
District Board has decided that the free freedistribution freedistribution ee eedIstribution
distribution of certain religious t tracts tractsJlrom tratsfrom cta ctarom
from rom door to door comes under the oper operations operatlonsot operations ¬
ations atlonsot of the license law The T1 e matter matterwas matterwas matterwas
was brought broughtto to the attention attentonOtthe of rthe the Board Boardthrough Boardthrough BOardthrough
through the theappHcationot application of Clarence ClarenceE ClarenceEFowlerof E EFowler BFowler
Fowler Fowlerof of 118 Center Center Market who ask asked asked asked ¬
ed permission perml sion to distribute these tractSthrough tracts tractsthrough tractathrough
through the city cityA
A report from rom the Assessor gives the thelaw thelaw thelaw
law relating to the distribution of print printed printed printed ¬ I
ed matter from door to door An opin opinion opinIon opinion ¬
I
ion of the Corportaion CorportillonCounsel Counsel is referred re referred referred ¬
ferred to which defines the t1 e meaning me nlng of ofthe orthe ofhe
the he word billposter within the meaning meaningof
of the law The report shows shovsthat that thetracts the thetracts thetracts
tracts referred to come within that thatdefinition thatdefinltlonand thatdefinitioa
definition definltlonand and that a llcenes of f 20 is isrequired Isrequlr isrequired
required requlr lby by law lawCommislsoner lawCommlslsoner lawCommisisoner
Commislsoner West with this thl reportbefore report reportbefore reportbefota
before him hlma affixed LCed the following motion motionto
to the application applicationWhile applicationWbHe applicationWhile
While I have ha no doubt of the worthy worthycharacter worthycharacter worthycharacter
character of the literature for which whichfree whichfree hleh hlehtree
free distribution Is asked the Com Commissioners Com Commissioners Cornmissioners ¬
missioners have for obvious reasons re3sonsl1e re3sonsl1eclded de decided decided ¬
cided that all printed matter of what whatever whatever whatever ¬
ever character should be tinder theirsupervision their theirsupervision theirsupervision
supervision and control controll in 1ordet order to pre prevent prevent provent ¬
vent any annoyance to and imposition impositionupon
upon the public publicThe publicThe publicThe
The law governing this particular particularcase
case is very plain the literature lIterature In Inquestion Inquestion inquestion
question being a printed circular which whichadvertises wbithadvertises whichadvertises
advertises a publication entered as sec secoldclass seeoldclass 3r 3roldclass
oldclass mall matter and
sold for a afixed aficed afixed
fixed subscription price priceI
I therefore recommend the writer to tobe tobe tobe
be Informed that he must comply with withthe wIththe withthe
the law lawwhlcb which provides a licenses fee feeof feeof
of 20 a year yearFISHERMEN yearFISHERMEN rcarFISHERMEN
FISHERMEN IN DANGER DANGERFROiyUARRY DANGERFROM DANGERFROMUARRY
FROiyUARRY FROM FROMUARRY QUARRY BLASTS BLASTSBig
Big Rocks Blown Into the River RiverPoIice RiverPoIicen Police Policeon
on 0th n the Watch WatchMajor WatchIajor WatchMajor
Major Sylvester Superintendent of Po Police Police Police ¬
lice has Issued an order requiring r Cpt CptJ
J E Heffner to report to him cases In Inwhich Inwhich Inwhich
which blasts from the quarries Cluafrleson on the theVirginia theVirginia theVirginia
Virginia side sldcOf of the Potomac throw throwstones thIo thIostones throwstones
stones into tho river riverAppleton riverAppleton riverAppleton
Appleton Cady of 13J7 131 F Street north northwest n northwest rth rthwest ¬
west invited the attention of the Com Commissioners Commissioners Cornmissioners ¬ I
missioners to the danger dangerfroIp from this thissource thissource thissource
source experienced by fishermen between betweenEdes betwec1Edes betweenEdes
Edes Mills 1Hllsand and the Chain Bridge Sev Several Seyeral Sevoral ¬
eral conferences were had with CharleG Charles CharlesG CharlCG i
G Smith of Charles Charl s G Smith k Sons Sonsowners SODGowners Sonsowners
owners of tho quarries and the PoliceDepartment Police PoliceDepartment PoliceDepartment
Department was informed that warning warningwas
was given before setting off the blasts blastsof blastsof blastsof
of about fifteen minutes each eachthnelIr eachthnelIrSmith time Mr MrSmith MrSmith
Smith cbmplalned that many man times the thepersons thepertions thCpersons
persons warnefI warned did not heed the call calland Calland nll nllnnd
and were thus placedfn p 1cedInj Jeopardy opardy by bytbe bytbefamng the thefalling thefalling
falling stones stonesMajor stonesMajor stonesMajor
Major Sylvester in a report upon the thematter thematter thematter
matter informed the theCommisslonersthat theCommisslonersthatthe Commissioners COminiSsiOnerstbatthe that thatthe
the Jurisdiction of the District extended extendedto
to the highwater mark markonth on the Virginia Virginiashore VIIglnlasbore Virginiashore
shore The qurrymea qu ryme1 he said had no noright norflht noright
right to make the waters dangerous at atany atnny atany
any point
PANAMA COMPANY AT ATODDS ATEIIJIIS
ODDS Wlf 1Tll 1TllCanal GOLO BIANS BIANSCanal
Canal Concession Said to toBe toJ3eForfeited toBe
Be J3eForfeited J3eForfeitedA Forfeited ForfeitedAVARICE FoifeitedAVARICE
AVARICE A V R I C E AND ANNOYANCE ANNOYANCECharges ANNOYANCECharges ANNOYANCECharges
Charges and Countercharges Made MadeInfluence MadeInfluencerof MadeInfluenceOf
Influence Influencerof of Paris P 2is on onthe onthe Onthe
the Situation SituationDispatches SituationDispatches SituationDispatches
I
Dispatches from fromPars Paris indicate that thatperhaps thatperhaps thatperhaps
perhaps that tbatclty city may continue to t exert exertan exertan
an n Important influence on the Panama PanamaCanal PananlCanal PanamaCanal
Canal situation Until the regulation of ofcertain ofcertain ofcertain
certain points of or difference between the liusofficers thlofficers theofficers
officers of the new canal company co p < lny and andavaricious anI anIavaricious nulavaricious
avaricious members of the theColombinl theColombinlcongress Colombian Colombiancongress Colombiancongress
congress it is extremely doubtfulwhether doubtful doubtfulwhether doubtfulwhether
whether the treaty will be ratified ii iithe Iithe In Inthe
the meantime the handzr of this GoverntDent Govern Government Governmeat ¬
meat are tied Paris reports say tha thawork th84work thai thaiwork
work on the canal is practically at a astandstill astandstill astandstill
standstill standstillAccording standstillA standstillAccording
According A cordlng to Paris reports the feeling feelingbetween feelingbetween feelingbetween
between Colombians and officers of thenew the thenew thenew
new company Is day after day becoming becomingmore
more strained Representatives of theSouth the theSouth theSouth
South American republic say that the thearrogance th tharrogarice thearrogance
arrogance of the canal companys officers officersand officersand officersand
and employes Is responsible for the th badblood bad badblood badblood
blood Colombian tolombian diplomats in Paris as assert assert assect ¬
sert that t at their heir country is treated as as one oneconquered oneconquered oneconquered
conquered and the people as savages savagesConcession savages savagesConcession
Concession Forfeited ForfeitedThe ForfeitedThe ForfeitedThe
I
The effect of the themisunderstanding misunderstanding is isthat isthat isthat
that many officials of the Colombian Colombiangovernment COlombiangovernment Colombiangovernment
government assert that the canal con concession concosslon conCessiOn ¬
cession is forfeited This is a point DolntoD DolntoDJ ou ouwhich onwhich
which J lchthe the terms of the old French Frenchtreaty Frenchtreaty Frenchtreaty
treaty are not clear but with good feel feeling feelinE feelfng ¬
ing between the canal company and theColcmblan the theColombian theColombian
Colombian government goverIi 1entltwouldnol it itiould would not hav havbeen havfbeen havbeen
been raised raisedCharges raised9harges raisedCharges
Charges that bribery has been resorted resortedto
to as a means of bringing the member memberof memberIof
of the congress to the tb belief that thetreaty the thetreaty thetreaty
treaty should be ratified are aronow now madr madragainst madrngalnst mathagainst
against the officers oIDcerso of the canal cow COIBpuriy cowrny conrn
puriy rny rn The charges g < Sanr ar are e dolng d9Iri doingxnucht doingxnuchtstir much7tg much7tgstir U h7t h7ttltfr
stir up the he 61 < j canalscandal anal scanda11nParfs scanda11nParfsnnll scandal in ParlsT ParlsTnml Pdrls Pdrlsanti
anti It it Is lsheUcved believed that this may ma have a apolitical apoUtIcal apolitical
political effect on Colombia ColombiaThere ColombiaThere ColombiaThere
There are ar many people in France Francewho Francewho
who would not be sorry sorr to see the thewhole thehole thewhole
whole hole canal scheme fail not because becauseof b ca se seof
of any wish to frustrate the plans of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the United States but because of the thethorough thethorough thethorough
thorough hatred of ottheold the old country countryMisconceptions countryMiscoIlceptionsFostered countryMisconceptions
Misconceptions MiscoIlceptionsFostered MiscoIlceptionsFosteredLeaders Fostered FosteredLeaders FosteredLeaders
Leaders Leaders of the Colombians who are op opposing opposing opposingthe ¬
posing posingthe the canal are attempting to con convince conTlnce convince ¬
vince others that the United States has hasalready hasalready
already made a payment to the French Frenchand Frenchand Frenchand
and that this Government now has such suchfinancial suchfinanc suchfinancial
financial financ al Interests fit stake that It would wouldpay wouldpay wouldpay
pay a large sum to Colombia rather than thantake thantake thantake
take chances on the treaty not being beingratified beingratified beingratified
ratified ratifiedThe ratifiedThePlrl ratifiedThe
The ThePlrl Paris edition of the Herald In2n in inan inan
an Interview with M i Sautereau Saut reau a aFrench aFrench aFrench
French engineer quotes him to sup support support support ¬
port the argument that the concession concessionIs
Is forfeited as follows followsAmong followsAmong followsAmong
Among the conditions imposed on onthe on onthe onthe
the new new company was asone one stipulating stipulatingthat stipulatingthat stipulatingthat
that it must show that it had capital capitalenough cap capitalenough it a I Ienough
enough to complete the works Now Nowthe Nowthe Nowthe
the company was never In a position to todo o odo odo
do so Another clause imposed on the thocompany th thcompany thecompany
company the conditions that every year yearonetenth jenrorietenth yearonetenth
onetenth of the unfinished works shouli shoulibe shm shouilibe 11 11be
be completed Well Look at the plan planof planor planof
of the length of the canal You will willsee wll1see ciiisee
see what the first company did and also alsowhat allowhat alsowhat
what remains to be done But you will willhave wlllhae willhave
have some difficulty In finding the works workaof worksor
of the new company It has only work worked worlted worked ¬
ed one point pointCulebraand Culebra and there they theyhave theyhave theyhave
have only made a rabbit hole In nine nineyears nineears nineyears
years ears they have only cut away four fourml fourmllion mil million nuillion ¬
lion cubic meters out of the forty for1 mil millions nnllions raillions ¬
lions that have to be removed Nothing Nothingwhatever Nothingwhatever
whatever has been done to the rest of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the canal cacalSWORN C canalSYIDHN Ilal IlalSWORN
SWORN IN AS ASSISTANT ASSISTANTATTORNEY ASSISTANTATTORNEY ASSISTANTATTORNEY
ATTORNEY GENERAL GENERALJames
James C McReynolds Takes Oath of ofOffice ofOffice ofOffice
Office This Morning MorningJames MorningJames MorningJames
James C McReynolds of Nashville NashvilleTenn XashvnIeTenn NashvilleTenn
Tenn appointed to succeed succe d James M MBeck MBeck I IBecle
Beck as Assstant Attorney General ar arrived arrived r rrived ¬
rived in Washington this morning and andassumed andassunied andassumed
assumed his 1 s duties at the Department Departmentof
of ofJustIce Justice JusticeThe JusticeThe
The oath of office was administered to toMr toIr toMr
Mr Ir McReynolds cRe nolds by b y Orin J Field F eld the ap appointment appolntmentclerk appointnient ¬
pointment polntmentclerk clerk for the Department of ofJustice ofJustIce
Justice f fAfter IAfter
After taking the oath the new Assist Assistant Assistant ¬
ant Attorney General visited the Su Supreme SUJ Snrreme ¬
preme J reme Court CourtJ
J H HGr Graves ves of Virginia has been ap appointed appointed appointed ¬
pointed confidential clerk clerkto to Assistant AssistantAttorney AssistantAtt4 AssistantAtt4rriey
Attorney Att4 > rt1eyGeneral General William A Day He Hetook Hetoole Hetook
took the oath of office this morning Mr MrGraves MrGracs MrGraves
Graves has been employed in the Treas Treasury TreasuTDepartment Treasury ¬
ury uTDepartment Department for two years yearsACCUSED yearsACCUSED yearsACCUSED
ACCUSED OF ROBBERY ROBBERYCHICAGO ROBBERYCHICAGO ROBBERYCHICAGO
CHICAGO June 1 1Frank Frank J Tullldge Tullldgeof TulUdgeorClnclrinaUreglstered
of orClnclrinaUreglstered Cincinnati registered at the Saratoga SaratogaHotel SaratogaHotel SaratogaHotel
Hotel as asChnrles Charles Adams was arrested arrestedlast arrestedlast arrestedlast
last night 11 Ig ht and a nd locked up at atthece the central centralpolice centralpOlice
police station charged chargedwlth with stealing a adiamond 3diamond adiamond
diamond brooch valued at 1500 from fromi fromhis fromhis
i his mother i
All AllHouses Houses in Argentine Armours Armousdale Armoursdale Armoursdale
dale and Harlem HarlemPormer Former Pros Prosperous Prosperous Prosperous ¬
perous perous Sections Have Been BeenSwept BeenSyept BeenSwept
Swept Into the Kaw RiveRESfOENTS Rive RivecRESIDENTS RiyerRESIDENTS
RESIDENTS THREATENED THREATENEDBY TH > RE TENED TENEDBY
BY FAMINE AND ANDoTHIEVES ANDTH1EVESiB THIEVES THIEVESBUSINESS
1 1BUSINESS
iB BUSINESS USINESS HALTED HAL TED BY B Y THE THEHEAVY THEHEA THEHEA
HEAVY HEA VYWESTERNFLOODS VYWESTERNFLOODSPRINCIPAL VY WESTERN FLOODS FLOODSPRINCIPAL FL QODS QODSPRINCIPAL
PRINCIPAL STATES AFFECTED AFFECTEDIowa AFFECTEDIowa <
Iowa Kansas Nebraska T TPRINCIPAL 7 7PRiNCIPAL
and Missouri 1tIissouric MissouriPRINCIPAL
PRINCIPAL RIVERS IN FLOOD FLOODMissouri FLOODMissouti i iMissouri
Missouri Mississippi Des Des1tIoines Homes Kaw K w arid iigBI Big Blneir BlneirRAILROADS Blue BlueRAILROADS e eRAILROADS
RAILROADS BLOCKED BLOCKEDAtchison BLOCKEDAtcliison
0
Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Union i n Pa Pacific c1tis Missouri Pacific PacificSouthern P PacificSoutllcrn cific cificSouthern
Southern Pacific Wabash W ab h Chicago ChicagoRocklslmIdandP ChicagoRock Rock Island Island and Pacific Hicj Chica Chicago Ohicago ¬
go Burlington and Quincy and l NortR NortRCities brtlijvistrC NortfivstrnaCities i T r rCities
Cities threatened th eatenedit1i with fam famine famineThieves ne Thieves e S loot abandoned aban o 1edho Chouses ChousesHundreds housesHundreds s sHundreds
Hundreds of people in trees and audhouse house tops topsBUREAU t 4 f fI
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I
c co cBUREAU
o
BUREAU BUREAUHOLDS HOLDS HOLDSOUT OUT NO NOHOPE NOHOPEThe HOPE HOPEThe
The Weather Bureau Bure lu in its bulletin this thi morning OID Ilg says that the flood llooduatio floodsituation flcodiiuation
situation uatio l itin in northeastern Kansas northwestern northw stern Missouri riissouri and southwestern southwesternIowa south southwesternIowa steI11 steI11Iowa
Iowa continues most mostaJarming alarming At Kansas City this this morning the stage of ofwater ofwater ofwater
water was thirtyfive feet ieetfourteen fourteen feet ie t above the danger ange line and within WithiIiofeet withintofeet withintwo
two tofeet ofeet feet orihe ofthegre great thighwater high water markoLJune markof June 20 o 1844 1844iThe i844The 844 844T >
> iThe T The TVCss MiiS Miijcjurj lin 1fi ijelbwCKinsasiCity heIowKans eio k s4City ft and id > IhV tl Mississfppi ftiSSSsfppifto frbmXebkulc from J Keokuk iuk to tobelow tobelow o oeIow
below Hannibal are also above the danger line and i1d warnings of a thirtytwo thirtytwofoot t11 thirtytwofoot iotwo iotwofoot
foot stage at atSttouis St Louis have been issued to be reached Ie < 1chedwithin within the next few fewdays fewdays fewdays
days f fThe 0 0The
The southwest disturbance still persists p rsists over southern Missouri with withslight withslight a aslight
slight decrease in intensity but there has as been no abatement of the therainf rainfall rainfallover rainf1over U Uover
over tie the Middle Middle1rUssissipp Mississippi and Dd lower Missouri Missouriwatersheas watersheds Rain also con continues continues continues ¬
tinues to t the eastward south so th of the 40th oth parallel except on on the theSo South At Atlantic Atlantic Atlantic ¬
lantic coast In the extreme west the weather has been fair faircxcept except in the thocentral thecentral thecentral
central Rocky Mountain region and the southern outhernplat plateau plat at a
KANSAS CITY lTY Mo June 1 1The The Mis MII5souri Missouri MIssouri ¬
souri River stood at thirtyfive feet t this thismorning thismorning is ismorning
morning having havIng havingrisen risen four feet and and1ho and1hoInchEs five fiveinches ye yeinches
inches in the night Rain fell throughout throughoutthe
the night and a cold drizzle drlzzlecontlnues drlzzlecontlnuesThe continues continuesThe continuesThe
The known dead deadat7 at 7 oclock this morn morning morning mornlag ¬
ing remained at four while twentytwo twentytwoothers twentytwoothers twentytwoothers
others are thought to have been drowned drownedThe drownedT drownedThe
The T e only railroad rallr d line open Is to the thesouth thesouth thesouth
south through the valley of the Little LittleBlue LittleBlue LittleBlue
Blue River The tracks are flooded floodedFires floodedFires floodedFires
Fires Are Out OutNo OutNo OutNo
No fire broke out in the night in the theuptown theuptoWn theuptown
uptown portion of the city despite the thefact thefact thefact
fact that thousands and thousands of offires otfires offires
fires bad been started by people shiver shiverIng shiverIng shiverlug
Ing from the unseasonable cold The Thefires Thefires Thefires
fires in the flooded sections are out outBusiness outBusiness outBusiness
Business here is paralyzed today Wo Women Women Yo Yomen ¬
men cannot come come down town to the theshops theshops theshops
shops merchants can neither ship nor norreceive norrecelye norreceive
receive goods The stockyards can c n barely barelybe
be reached by boat boatThousands boatThouands boatThousands
Thousands of industrial establish establishments establishments establishments ¬
ments are out of business either owing owingto
to flood or lack of water for boilers The Thenewspapers Thenewspapers Thenewspapers
newspapers issued their usual editions editionsbut editionsbut editionsbut
but are facing serious propositions In Inthe inthe inthe
the shortage shcrtaieor of paper and a d water waterMeat waterMeat waterMeat
Meat and vegetables are growing growingscarce srowlngscnrca growingscarce
scarce Market gardeners cannot come comeout c cOmeout me meout
out and butchers will soon exhaust their theirshort thcirshortsu theirshort
short shortsu supplies suppliesKansas suliesKansas ZJlles ZJllesKansas
Kansas City an Island IslandKansas IsanKansas IslandKansas
Kansas City Kim except exceptfor for a stretch stretchof
of land to the south is an island this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning and its main wholesale and andmanufacturing andmanuracturlng andmanufacturing
manufacturing centers are several feet feetunder feetunder feetunder
under a raging ra ing sea of water which hlch Is Isincreasing IsIncrel1slngwlth isincreasing
increasing Increl1slngwlth with every passing hour hourThe hourThe hourThe
The city Is surrounded by flood its itswater Itswater itswater
water supply su > ply Is cut off its lights are areout areout areout
out and its street car lines are dead Ithas It Ithas Itline
has practically no communication communlc tlon with withthe withthe withthe
the outside world by rail railWiped railWiped railWiped
Wiped Off Map MapNo MapNo MapNo
No communication in any way Is pos possible passble possble ¬
sble with Kansas City Kan Armour Armourdale Armourdale Armourdale
dale Argentine or Harlem H rlem The lastthree last lastthree lastthree
three are wiped off the map The Kaw KawRiver KawRher KawRiver
River has made itself a new channel channeland channeland channeland
and Is running twelve miles an1 anhour hour and andtwentyfive andtwe andtwentyfive
twentyfive twe tr flo feet fcetwhere where Armourdale wag waglast waslast as aslast
last Friday FridayAll FridayAll FridayAll
All th that t is left of r Argentine Arg ntlne where wherethe wherethe
the great smelters were Is I the high
bluff toward the west West and end the th only onlywa onlywaJ way wayhills wayit
J it can be e reached reachedis is by hors oer y i the thehllIs thehills
hills so south t1 ofjrWestport of Wstport stJort ahdTothence ahdTothencethrough ad iiii7tt thence thencethrough ce cethrough
through through the ther therough rough ug country cou 1 U7ti to the thotop e top t or ortheses of ofthese ofthese
these theses samebluffs saab n bluf bluffs s whence the slteot slteotthe site ol olthe ofthe
the former city Cltycan can be seen seenThe seenThe seenThe
The top of the Santa Fe roundhouse roundhouseIs
Is all that indicates where six thousand thousandpersons thousandersons thousandpersons
persons ersons lived ten days ago Every Everybridge Everybridge EverybrIdge
bridge has hasbeen been swept away in the thi Kaw KawRiver KawRiver nw nwRiver
River between here and Kansas Kansas City CityKas CityKas CityKas
Kas and no communication by wire wiretelephone wlrtelephone wiretelephone
telephone or in any other otherwi1 way tan can be behad behad behad
had with that nlace nlaceArmourdale nlaceArmourda1e alaceArmourdale
Armourdale Succumbs SuccumbsArmourdale SuccumbsArmourdale SuccumbsArreourdale
Armourdale is off the map mapentll entirely entirelythe entirelythe ly lythe
the threestory buildings which hfch have havsheretofore hav5I haveheretofore
heretofore marked the the5ltc site went down downin downIn dosnin
I in the flood yesterday and the river rlverbas rlverbascula has hascut as ascut
cut cula a new channel where the town was wascarrying WMcarrying wascarrying
carrying on Its t turbulent bosom all that thatwas thatwas thatwas
was once a city cityThe CityThe cityThe
The great packing houses of Schwarz Schwarzschild Schwarzschild Schwarzsehild
schild Sulzberger Swift Cudahy dahy H HN HN ItN
N Straight Stral ht the Morris Rendering RenderingWorks R RenderingWorks ndering nderingWorks
Works and all the rest are showing sbowlngtbe sbowlngtbetops the ihetops thetops
tops of ofthelr their Upper stories as islands IsJandsin IsJandsinthe in inthe inthe
the flood and the immense structures structuresare
I are crumbling at their bases and may maygo mnygo maygo
go soon Tens of thousands of tons of ofmeat atmeat ofmeat
meat are ruined ruinedThe ruinedThcentlrc ruinedTho
The Thcentlrc entire west bottoms of Kansas KansasCty KansasC KansasCty
Cty C ty Mo are flooded The water is up uptc uptc uptc
tc the secondstory windows beyond be ond the theunion theUIllon theunion
union depot dcpotand and is tan t n feet high in the thewaiting thewaiting thewaiting
waiting rooms of that structure which whichyet whichct whichyet
yet ct withstands the flood Not a train trainfcs trains
fcs 5 gone into Intoorout or put of it since early earlySunday enrlySunday
e
Sunday SundayOnly SundayOnly SundayOnly
Only the second stories of the huge hugeempty hIg9empty hugeempty
empty warehouses are accessible and andthen andthen andthen
then only by boat The live stock ex exiqhange eXqhnnge cxchange
change Is flooded to the second secondstoT secondstoTthe story storythe storythe
the main and basement office being full fullof fullof fullcf
of water Armours and Fowlers Fowlersplckln Fowlersplcklnboues packing packinghouses packinghotices
houses are afloat to the second sec nd floor andnot and andnot andnot
not a fire Is going in the entire valley valleyAll valleyAll n1JeyAU
All manufacturing plants are ar ordered orderedshut orderedshut orderedshut
shut down by the llut authorities orltJes for fear car of offire atflre offire
fire
Three Miles Outside Banks BanksThe BanksThe BanksThe
The Kaw River Is three miles mlle5wlde mlle5wldeC wide wideautside wideuutsgdc
autside C 5jde of O CI its t5 banks Sunday sund ay afternoon afternoona aeterno on ona
a flag was ns raised at halfmast over tha thabig thabig timbig
big Schwarchild Schwar hlld Sulzberger packing packingplant packingplant packingplant
plant where fifty men were imprisoned
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