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THH TIMEfl FOUNDHD 18?fl.
THE DKSPATCH FOUNDED 1850.
WHOLE NUMBER 17,545,
lUCJUrONI), VA/, MONDAV. APIilL 21), V.H)1.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
SCORES OF PEOPLE
JUST ii OEATH
Engine and One Coach
Jumped Track, Going
FIRE MAN KILLED
Uy Change 61 Schcdulc on Wa
liasli Fifty Pasiscngcrs Wcrc
Left, Hencc thc Car De?
stroyed Was Running
PITTSBtXBO, PA., Aprll 28.?Two
men were killed an<i 100 paasonsera
had a thrllling escape rrom a llko
r.uo in ;i wrock to-dny of ;i passenger
traln on tlie Wabash Rallroad, when
the englne and one coach left tho
tr.'uk u liiilf u mile west Of the BrldgO
vllle Stutlon, nenr hore, and plunged
lni>? Cliat-tlers Crook; forty todt below.
Bcoro? of people mloaod death or
lnjury through a clrcumstancb whleh
ls now rcgardod ns provldontlal.
MAItlON BOYD, onglneer, of Hook
ihank McISAACS, flroman, of
p.irlo rton. Ohlo.
The traln was mado up of four pas
Bengor coaches, When lt was crosslng
u trestte r,\i r Chartlers Creek wlthout
warning the englne suddenly leapod
from the ralls and shot to the stream
undcrneath, taklng the first coach wlth
lt. The fore part Of the englne sank
several feet Into the muri of tho crook
bed. Tho cOBCh was siriashed to splir.t
ers !,v its torrlfle Impact wlth tho loco?
By whnt rallroad mon regard as
lltti" more than mero chance, thero
wcrc no paasengers ln the front coach.
The coupUng lotw<, n it and tlie second
coach was wrenched in two when lt was
torn from tho trostle by thO eng-Ino.
Nono of those ln tho throo r.-ar coache*
know ot the accldent or roallzed how
close they bad come to death untll
). .. ral mlnutca ofterw-ard, when 'he.
cara, deprlved of motlve power. alark
i-ned tholr speed and camo to a stop.
A new BChedulo wont Into effect on tho
rallroad to-day, ond to this fact many
owe th' it- Uves.
Under tho new schedule trnin No.
21 left thla ? !<:?' forty-flve minutes
carller, ani over fifty persons mlswed
the traln '???(? ii.1* reason. On account
of the redticed numbor of pasmng-e
eil were placed la three r.-ar coaches,
While tli" front coach wa* unoccu
p!ed. Bpyd and Mclsaaca were crush
eu" to doath. A short time after thc
wreck their mnnglod bodlca wero
found under the debrls ln the shallow
wator. '. ,
A wroeklng crew was dibpatched
from Book Statlon, and after ii delav
?f several hours the track was re
palrcd and wlth another englno at
tai hed t>> the threo coaches whlch t-s
caped tho wreck, tho passengora woro
taken t,, tholr dcstlnatlpna. Tho
catiae of the accldent Ih a mystcry.
V0LCANO IN ERUPTION;
STROMB0LIO IS VIOLENT
CAT1NIA. SICIL.Y. April * ?The Royal
Observatory, -in Mount Etna, regluters an
extraordinary cruption of tho volcano on
the Island of Strombollo. The volcano ls
throwlng out largo auantltles of ashes
and clnderai whlch aro damaging vegeta
tlon In both Sielly and Calabrlo.
Felt in Genoa.
GENOA. Aprll 2S.?Tho Strombolio vol?
cano Is again ln actlve eruptlon. An ex
ploslon. so strong that tho concussion
broko n window here, was felt to-day.
Tho peaaants wero terror-stricken. Tho
exient of the eruptlon ls not known here,
r.s the cable ilne wlth the Liparl Islands
1k lriterrupted. Tho only nows received
ut Messlna haa been by means of signals.
Earthquake in Italy.
NAPLES, Aprll 28.?Frequent sliRht
Bhocks of earthquake wero felt In Cala
brla to-day. The populaco of Southern
Italy, especially ln Calabrla, Is fearful
lost tliero bo a repetltion of tho earth
quako disaster of 1005.
BODY OF "SILENT" SMITH
REACHES SAN FRANCISCO
SAN FTiANCI.SCO, April 28.?Tho
body of James Xlenry Smith, of New
York, who died recently at Kloto,
Jupan, arrived to-day on the steamer
Sibcrla, and will leavo to-morrow for
tho Enst on a spoclal train. Accom
panylng tho body uro tho wldow and
tho Duko and Duchess of Manchester,
who wero traveling wlth Mr. and Mra.
Smith when the death of Mr, Smitn
occurred. Tho Duchess of Manchester
was met l>y her fathof, Eugeno" Zim
r.icrnian, of Clnclnnatl. Tho body of
Mr. Smith wlU bo conveyed to Now
S'ork for burlal.
SAYS CASTRO WILL
RETIRE FROM OFFICE
NEW YORK, Aprll 2S.?The Tribuno
to-morrow will say:
Ciprluna Castro, of Venozuola, nccorrt
lng to Information received in thls clty
from two inilopendent sources, Is plan
nlng to retlro from olllco on Mny TiA.
Although thls dnto mlght suggest horo
?omo other causo for hls retlroment, tho
reason is hls contlnued IU health. Ho
WlU seok recupcratlon ln thu lnouiitnlns
of Switssorlond. General Juan Vlconto
Gomoz, llrst vlce-presldont, will succeed
HORSE IN ACCIDENT
Elevator, n liunter onco owned In tlils
pity, figured Saturday ln ah accldent 1n
tho races at tho llockiiwuy Hunt Club,
Rockiiway, L. I., hls rl'dor, Mr. Jnnios
O'Brlen, hnvlng hls collarbono broken.
Mr. O'Brlen was ln the rnco for tho
Oovornor's cup, b'vit wns unahlo to finlsh
on account of tho acoldont.
Elovntor won sovoral prlzes ln the
Bichmond Horso Show, anil ls woll known
horo, Tlio fact tlmt hls prosont owner
Ib running hlm In stoeplechnses, nnd ap?
parently not wlth great "bucooss, will bo
a mntter of Interest to many Blchmond
ROOT SAID TO BE
Estrangcment Due to President_
Stand in Ilarrimaii-lhiyvvood
[SpcCIal tO The Tlmi-'i-Dispati.'h.J
WASIIINOTON, Aprll 2S.?Tln- 0B
traiig.-rnent botweerj the Prosldont aml
.Secretary Itoot ls growing, XV.han full
corrdspondenco rogardlng the suggos?
tlon that K. II. Ilurrlman take a finan?
cial Interest ln thc last campalgn wns
made public, Alr.' Itoot urged the Pros?
ldont not to glve out. tho letter wrlt?
ten to Chalrman Shermnn, of tlie Re
publlcan Cdngresslonal Cottimltteo, In
whlcli lu- charocterlzed Harriman, Dcbs,
Moyer nnd Haywood, us undeairablc
cltizens. Ile considered thls a tre
mehdous blurider. lie lmd prfevlously
counsel od the President not to send th':
lottor to Mr. Sherman, belng apprehen,
slve tliat It would sooner or lator be
eome public. The Presldortt dlaagrced
wlth Mr. Itoot und refused to follow
Secretary Kout ls known to l.e out
of tune wlth mnny of President RoOBO
volt's rndlcal pollcles. The h-< retary
ls hicllned to conserviatlam, especially
wliere wealth and corporatlpha uro
concerned, aml does not bdleve cap?
ltal should bo too clprft-ly crowd. d. even
if the r-sult be popular upproval from
AFTER CAR STRIKE
All Traffic Abandoned at Salt
Lakc City When Mcn
SALT LAKK CITY*. CTAII, April 28.?
A strlk,. was declared on the street
car Hnea of the Utah Light and Rail?
way Company to-day. ISO mcn walklng
out. Numeroua acenea of disorder fol?
lowed attempta to bperato a few cara
wlth non-unlon crcwa, and all efforts
to maintaln even a partlal servlce were
Tho scenes of disorder that marked
tho bejcinnlng of the strike took place
In Main Street botween Rrighnm and
Second South StreotS. Tlio lcul-.-rs of
tho d' monatrittlons wt-ro strlk. sym
pathizers. The strlkera thomselvca
took ho part In the dlstiirbance. Eggs
wore thrown hy dozeris. The strike
lympathlrers also <*ut trollcy ropes,
nmi In fouio Instarices dragged non
unlon motonnon "IT tho nir.i.
An end wns put to the disturbances
when a <-.'tr marked "U. B. Mail" was
brought Into action nnd towed the
other cars back to th<> burns. No at?
tempt waa inade to inolest ? tho mail
Annual Event in Mcxico City thc
Most Spectacular Ever
CITY OE MI'XICO. Aprll 28.?Thn
most Hpoctnciilur battle of flowers and
flower parado ever wltnesscd In Mexlco
Clty took place to-day. Tho celebration
Is un annual event.
I*rom 11 A. M. to 1 V. M. a parndo of
flower-bedeckcd carriagos, end blcyclef
moved down San Franclsco Street in
rovlew beforo President DInz, members
of tho dlplomatlc corps und othor prom
nent Invlted guosts in nnd around tho
Alamoda. In the nft<*rnoun tlie flower
parade and battle of flowers took up Its
march through the maln streets of the
clty, which woro aglow wlth national
colors and brllllant illumlnatlons.
OUT IN HAVANA
Twelvc Thousand Will Be Out
To-Day, but They Promise to
HAVANA, Aprll 2!>.?In consequence
of tho loekout to-morrow ln all the
independent cigar factorles in Havana
9,000 cigrarmakers will joln tho ranks
of the three thousand employes of the
Havana Tobacco Company who struck
two months ago, dein-uiding that thclr
wages bo pnld ln Amerlca Instead of
Spanish gold. A committee of the
strlkors vlslted Governor Magoon to?
day and told hlm they hnd declded not
to hold any meetings or domonstra
tlons, and would guarantee tlie preser
vntlon of ordor. Thoy said they op
posod any sympathetlc strlkors. prefer
rlng that all tho union workmen should
remain at their posts. which WGUid as
sure them financial aid.
Tho manufacturers have appolnted n
committee to arrange terms of settle?
ment wlth the strlkors. Tho commlt?
teo wlll report In threo days.
KILLED ON WAY TO
Automobile, Rushing to Scene
Ran Into Fence and Man's
PORT LAND, IND., Aprll 2S.?A trnit
on tho Grand Itaplds and Indlana Itail
wuy was wrccked at Coilett, Ind.. to?
day, and about a dozon passeturrori
wero lnjured. Only two wore soriouslj
hurt. A truck under tho toador col
lupsod, throwlng tho train Into tlu
"Whllo KToing to tho scene or tlu
wreck ln nn automobtlo Frank ICen
worthy and four roslaents of Winch'es
ter, Ind., ran Into a- fence and won
thrown out. Kenwortliy landed ngains*
a telegraph pole. Hls neck was broken
and he dlod a fow minutes later
Oiiurgo Edwards, nnother of tho auto
mobllo purty, was sorlously hurt. Tln
others oscapod witli bruises.
GAMES 0F CHANCE NOT
ALLOWED AT IDLEWOOt
Chlof of Pollco Wernor vlslted Idlo
wood on Frlday nnd dlreetod thut non
of tlio games of ohanoe whloh -vvpr
ahout to bo oporatod ln tho Ilate
shows* aggroKiitlon ba allowed to apoi
Tho gnnifs had not been stiirtod. Chlc
Wurnnr hus sot IiIh foot down Btornl
ntl them, nnd undor pain of honv
penalty they wlll not ho oporatod dui
ing the stay of tho Hat_i shows hor
TAKE SUNDAY REST
Sliglit Toueh of Winter
Kept Crowds Away
MANY EVENTS ON
Prcsicler.t (Tueker Again Speaks
of President Rqdseyelt's Good
Work ? "Outside War
path" Rcaps Harvcst.
U'ill Urgc War on
| (Spoclal from a Htaff Correspondent.;
J A .M I; S T <? W N !?: X P O S I T I 0 N
GUOUNDS, VA.. April 2S.?Jamestown
Exposltion gates are elosed, as Ht.
| Peterfs portal to-day, and only those
who were reglstered at the insldo Inn
Imd th.- prlvlleges of the grouno.;.
Thls was no great hardship for a cold
wln, and penetratlng mlst kept peoplo
Within doors, and madu tho water
prove a dlamal pleasure resort. De
aplto thla, not a few made tlie trlp
through the lleet, und a party of news?
paper men spent the afternoon among
tlie warships, on board one. of the
Water lielt Llne stearners, as the
guosts of tho Water Belt Lln Com
pany. Many of tlie sailors from tbe
forelgn ships were ashore at Norfolk,
Newport Nows and Old I'olnt, always
accotnpanlo'd j by tlie United States
Jackles. The. sailor men seem to havo
a pehchant for picture post cards, for
every one of them carrled them in hiH
hands and dellghted to show them to
Cutter Races To-Day.
To-morrow morning at 11 o clock the
races take place between eutters from
the warships. The men were hard at
work practiclng thls afternoon, their
bare b<n.ks drlpplng wlth salt .spray.
To-rnorrow night President Harry
.St. George Tueker will ontertaln at
dlnner in honor or President Iladley,
of Yale College, wlio ls lils guest. On
Prlday evening Admlral Novlllo and
the ofllcers of the Brltlsh fleet will
glve a ball on board tlie Hageht'p 'Good
Hope." to which tlio American army
and navy olllcers and the society peo?
ple o't this sectlon are invited.
One 'of the moat Interesting oificials
at the exposltion iu Dr. Hupert Bluo,
ol tbe revenue service, who ia sta
tloned hero us sanltary olllcer. Dr.
Blne, wl,.. ls a dlstinguisbiti Soutii
CaroUnlun, and a brother of Lieutenant
Victor Bfue, of CuLan fame, ls known
as tbe enerny. ot the iiiosquito. JJe
promlses thut not a single niosqultu
shnll land on tho shores upon which
tl-.- settlers flrst landed, aud that the
evil will be unknown hero this sum?
mer. Dr. Blue ls an old L'nlversity of
Vlrglnia man and has many friends
Roosevelt's Great Help.
President Hurry St. Georgo Tueker
said to-day that he wisbed again to
Cinphaslze tho fact that wkhout Presi?
dent Itoosevelt's help tho exposition
would not have b<-en opened. He said
that ho had asked no favor -whlch
tie- I'resldent had not granted, and
tliat the Chief Executive had proved
hlmself a truo and loyal friend to
"Iie was dellghted wlth hls visit,'
sald Mr. Tueker, "and told me that h<
Iookod forward, wlth tho utmos
pleasure, to hls return on Gcorgl;
If the Exposltion Grounds are elosed
and they are as tlght as wax. the same
cannot bo sald of the amusement set
tlement just outside tho gate, the town
let known as the "Outside W'arpath,"
whlch stretches from the north gat<
to Plneywood I'olnt. Everything ii
wide open, and the sports are having i
fino time. Amusement devlces of al
kinds are ln full swlng, from thi
merry-go-rounil, with lts nolsy hurdy
gurriy Hccompanlment, to tho bowllnt
alley, and the nervewracklng swltch
bnck. Ijoather-lunged "barkers" ii
front of the abodea of many wondors
sald tholr invitlng say and "gatherei
ln the fold," along wlth a rich harves
of coin. Its the Sunday closing of thi
exposltion whlch makes theso condl
tlons possible, nnd dxlyes tho pleasure
seeker to tho "Outsldo YVarputh."
As one barkcr announced: "It has tln
stralght goods whippod a mile," nm
lt gives promlse of the red-hot varlet;
of amusements, lf all slgns do no
fall." At any rate, tho stranger whi
is kept wlthout the exposltion gates
will bo "taken ln" on tho outsldo.
CAPTAIN WISE AT
Gcniar Virginian Will Spenc
Certainly One More Summer
at Cape Charles.
[Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
NOKFOLK, VA., Aprll 28.?Mr. am
Mrs. John S. Wlso havo for yoars spon
thoir summers ut "IClptopeko Ixidgo,
their country . placo. locntod on th
polnt of Cnpo Charlos, tho northern
most capo at tho ontranco of Chesa
pe/iko Bay. On ono sldo ls tho Atlnntl
Ocean, nnd on the other tho Chesapoak
Hay, and tho dlstanco ls but twont;
mlles from the Jamestown Lxposltloi
Untll recently tho terminus of th
N..Y., P. and N. road was at tho villag
of Capo Charles, twelve mlles above th
polnt of tho capo, but tlm rallroad 1
oxtencUng lts line, so that lt will pn.s
withln u fow hundred* yards of th
Klptopeko manslon, on lts way to th
Qxtrome pnlnt of tho cnpo.
Tho "Wlsos havo always ontertulne
durlng tho summer, but thls yoar, I
ordVi" to groet their frlonds from Nm
York and elsewhero, who mny bo vlsll
Ing the Jamustown Conteniilal, tho
pioposo to kuep opon-houso nt Klpti
pi*n from Mny untll Novomber.
Thls .loeallty is fnmous for lts goo
flshlng, shootlng, sulllng and bnthini
and last, but not least, for tho oarc
fully cultlvated mlnt-bod of tho host.
"ICiptopcko Lodgo" la a conalderab
(Contlnued ou Socond X'ago.)
SCENES SHOWING INTERIOR OF VIRGINIA
BUILDING AT JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION
Returns to \Vashirigton irom
Jamestown and Is Warniiy
NO SPECIAL 1NCIDENT
Mayflower Reached the Wash?
ington Navy Yarc Dock
After Ghod '? un.
WAriillXCTOX. Aprll 2H.?lU-turning
from the vislt at the Jamestown Expo?
sltlon nnd the day*8 holiday on tho
Jumes River, President Roosevelt nnd
party returned here on the crulser-yacht
Mayflower this afternoon. All of the
party were well. The Mayflower wn*s
lat'.-r than expected.
The Mayflowi r reached tho AVashing?
ton Navy Ynrd docks shortly after 1:30
o'clock. President Roosevolt was on
the s.tarboard side of tho vessel, and
wa'ved a greetin'g to the crowd and
oillgers who had gathered to welcomo
the party home. The President wns tho
first to come ashore, und ho was grcet?
ed with cheers. The Presldential party
were at once drlven to tho Whlto
House. Secretary Loob sald that tho
President nnd every momber of ? hls
party had a dollghtful trlp. There was
no special lncldent on tlio return trlp.
Stricken With Paralysis in New
York Hotel and Never
NEAV YORK, April 28,?Maud Harri?
son, the actrcss, while in her room at
tho Hotel Wlllard to-day, was stricken
with paralysis nnd dled a few hours
later without having rogalned consclous
ness. Sho wus ftfty-one years of age, a
slster of Louis Harrison, the actor, nnd
when llvo ycurs ago sho retired from the
stago to devoto her time to the cure of
an aged mother, sho hud earncd recosui
tlon as a woman of talent.
Slnce hor mother's recent death Mlss
Harrison had been preparlng to return
to the stage.
Frlonds sald that the actress had been
slck for several days, but had not sought
Mlss Harrison wns for somo yoars a
member of the Duly forces, and also
appeared for several sonsons under tho
management of A. M. Palmer. She had
a part in a Belasco production at one
time. Her last appoaranco was ln
Representatives of the Imperi'al
Army and Navy
SAN' FRANCISCO, Aprll 28.?Tho
stcnnislilp Slborla, which arrlved to?
day from thu Orlont, had cn board a
dlstlngulshcd party of Chlneso otllcors,
wlio aro to represent tho linporliil ariny
and navy of China ut tho Jamostown
Exposltlon. Thu party conslsts or
Idoutenunt Llu Sung Chwung, of tho
navy; Colonel Tl Tlng Hsln. Mnjor
Wang Yu and Captain Wnng Yon rin,
nf tho ariny.
Tho party was met hy Captain A.
W. Brewstor, U. S. A., who will escort
thom across tho contlnont,
Admlral Urownson, lntoly In chargo
of tho Aslutle K.iuadron, wn.s also a
poBBengor on *'"? ?'-H'oria.
Richmonders in New York.
[Spoclal to Tln* Times-Dispatch.|
NKW VORK, Aprll 2S.?-Iiolmont?-P,
Juckson. Alhurt?"filsa I'rciislmw, Mrs,
A, J. Pylo, Prlnco Qoorge?Q. AV. Poo
niul wlfe. Urund?II. VV, Untos nnd wlfo.
Colllngwoud-?II. i*. Cole and wlfe.
york?-\v, s. Ooocli. Hoffmaa?D, 0.
TulboU und wlfo.
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AND REAR-ADMIUAI, EVANS AT JAMESTOWN.
ATTORNEY I TO
Lynchburg Lawyer Will Repre?
sent Judge Loving, Says
[Special to Thu Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA., April 28.?
A traveling man who spont most of the
past week vlsltlng tho varlous villages
in Nolson county ln tho prosecutlon
of his buslness, was ln Charlottesvllle
to-night nnd talked freely of the son
tlment whlch ho had found abrond In
nll parta of Nelson ln regard to tho
kllllng of young Theodoro Estes by
Judge Lovlng. Tho Judgo and ' hls
daughter, Miss Ellzabeth, have re
malned indoors sinco last Monday, but
tho accused man ts allvo to the gravity
of his sltuatlon and has sought the
sorvices of tho notod crlminal lawyor,
"Jack" Lee, of I-.ynchburg, who defend?
ed McCuo, and moro recently and suc
cossfully, the Strother brothers, in Cul?
popor. It was sald that Alr. Leo, ac
companled Attorney Aubrey Strodo, of
Amherst, to Judgo Lovtng's resldenco
on Thursday morning and remalned ln
closo consultation untll Friday after?
noon, when ho roturnod to Lynchburg.
The kllllng of Estes, ho reports, has
revlvoil the memory of a tragedy whlch
occurred somo years ago nt Amherst,
in whlch a brother of Judgo Lovlng
killed hls man. Thls same brother, wlio
1^ now dend, threo yoars later was
lnvolved ln an eneounter lu whlch hls
antagonlst was shot In tho forehead.
but tho bullet glanclng, tho shot was
New Scale, Effcctive July lst,
Runs irom 9 to 25 Per
?WASHINGTON, Aprll 28,?f'ostiuus
ter-Gonoral Meyor lias approved lhe
detnlled ndjustment of salariea of rurnl
freo dellvery currler's, as subnilltod by
Asslstant rostniastnr-Generii! Degr.iw,
anil the new schedulo, whlch will bo?
come offoctlvo July lst next, will make
a grnded incroaso in compensatlon of
carriers oC from 0 to 35 per eont.,
basod upon tlm numbor of miles
tniv.ased by carriers, as shown by tho
records of tho. department.
Tho ivadjustment adopted, wlth the
Incroaso of upwards uf $0,0.00,000 mado
ln tho uppi'oprlutlon by Congress, will
involvo un ng'gnguto oxpenulturu for
rurnl sorvlco durlng tho next llscal
your of nourly. ??>,Ui)?,001>.
Could Not Arousc Him When He
Arrived With Dinncr
. WAYCROSS, GA., Aprll 28.?Accord?
lng to tho vordlct of thu coroner's
jury, John Grantham, thlrty-flve years
old, was murdered by unknown par?
tles at tho new Atlantlc Coast Llno
shops horo thls mornlng. Tho body
ot tho dead man was found by his
llttlo son at i- o'clock to-day, when
hc went to tho shops to carry his
father's dinner. The boy rnn home
and told his mother that hls father
was asleep, and that hu could not
Mrs. Grantham then went to tho
shops nml found that her husband was
dead, .a bullet having entered his
breast near the heart. Tho body was
about seventy feet from tho building
ln which Mr. C.ranthnni's plstol was
found wlth ono chamber empty. The
dead man wns watehman at tho shops,
and It was llrst thought that ho had
occldontuliy killed hlmself.
Former Pqp'tllist ? Leader Snys
Corporations Are Fighting
WASHINGTON, April 28.?Tho antl
Roosevolt "consplrncy" hns begun its
oporatlpns. Accordlng to ox-Senatoi
Marlon Butlor, th.* former Populist and
Damqcrat of North CuroUna, tho corpo?
ratlon ittoresis aro apending "barrels of
monoy" la buy up delegates from thnt
soctlon ln bohalf of a rcactlonqry, Butlor
adinltted to-dny tliat ho has been in thc
South working ln the interest of Presl?
dont Roosevolt nn.l of tlio principlcs
which he repres'iiis.
"Thero Is opposition to Taft ln the
South," ho sald, "such u.^ haa boen man?
ufactured by hoatllo Interests, baaked by
imlhulted money. Thc-Ir mothcd l.s to
de9l11.ro tliat they nre for Roosevelt if he
ciui altord to rnn ugalll, hut tliat ho haa
elhnlnnteil lilmself from the riituatlon.
This belng so, they say that eilch mon
Must solc.'t his personal cholco niul th.-n
buB'11 hy trumpluK up fpr somo exauge
for tu't Bupporttug Taft.'1
The Cardinal Returns.
Nl'vV ORLBANS, Aprll 28,?Cardinal
Oibbons, who cinio to thls city at tho
dlrection of t'opd Plua X, to hestow
thu pullliim upon Archblshop Blenk,
of New Orleans, hud Wediiojalay, loft
to-nlght for hla homo iu Uultlmore.
ARE PEACEFUL NOW
No Disturbanccs Threat?
ened at Opening of
Reports from Industrial Centres
Indicatc That There Is Har?
mony Between Capital aml
tivity Not to Be
NEW VOItlv. Aprll 28.?The openlng
of the outdoor construction season
ilnds New York. both elty and State,
without approhenslon of serious labor
troubles. ln tho bulldlng trades es?
pecially, prosperous and reassuring
conditions provall. There ls a largo and
woll-met domand for both skllled nnd
unsUlllod labor, duo to the extensive
private construction projects now un?
der way, and tho tunnels, rallway ter
mlnals and othor undertakinga of a
publlc or rmasl-public nature. This
contentment ls generally roflectod ln
the manufacturing antl Industrial
centres, and beyond a few localized and
sporadlc strlkes, the labor sltuatlon Is
regarded as brlghter than for many
Quiet in New England.
BOSTON, Aprll 28.?Aecording to
union offlcers and buslness agents of
worklng men's organlscatlona, tho ln- 1
dustrial 'wltuatlon In Now England
on Mnj" lst will ho marked by fowor
contentions between cnpital and labor
than lor mnny years. In tho bulldlng
trades several small strlkes aro threat?
ened in a number of citlos, but ln
Huston thoro promlses to be llttlo ap
prehension of strlfo In any branch of
The bulldlng Iaborors' unions, tho
members of which aro unsklllod, havo
reglstered new wage rates ln Boston
and vlclnlty. It ls understood that
prospects for settlement wlthout a
strlke nre favorable. The palnters of
Eastern Massachusetts are endeavorlng
to ostahllsh a uniform wago of $3 a
day minimum in ? metropolitan Boston.
hut thero will bo no strlke In May. as
tbe wage question will not be adjustod
Tho most serious condition exlstlng
In Boston is due to the strlke a month
ngo of teamsters. In New England ai
largo there are several oauses for un
rost ln cotton mills. aad lt ls recsorted
that an attempt will bo mado to ad?
vance wages In Fall Rlver mllls next
Harmony in Chicago.
CHICAGO. Aprll 28.?The relations
botween employer and employe were
probably never so harmonlous in Chl?
cago as they nro now. In the past,
on May lst thero havo usually been dif?
ferences botween tho labor unions and
the omployera ln Chlcago, but thl3
year there Is scarcely a cloud on tho
Every union in tho building industry,
with tho excoption of tho structural lron
wbrkers, has renewed contracts wlth em
ployera, and the Iron-workers expeet to
reach a settlement wlthout a strlke.
Machlnists have demanded an increase
of twenty-tlvo ccnts" a day in wages, but
the indlcatlons aro that thero wlU prac?
tically be no troublo in putting the new
schedulo into effecL Most of tho larger
iirms in thc city havo slgniiled a wtlllng
ness to grunt tho Increase, and lf any
strlkes aro called May lst, they will be
conllned to Indlvldual flrms. Tho brlck
niakers aro now holdlng conferences wlth
their omployes, and will probably reach
a settlement before next weok.
All Wage Scales Signed,
ST. LOUIS, MO., Aprll 28.?Employera
nnd labor leaders of St. Louls and tha
Southwest report labor conditions better
for May lst this year than for many
years past. Practically all wago sealea
tn St. Louls and tho. surroundlng terri?
tory for 200 miles aro signed. In St.
Louls alone thls Includes 120.000 unlon
men. The unions nllled wlth tho Bulld?
lng Trudes Council hero are all signed
foi- the year, with tlie exception of a
very fow men employed ln small shops.
Thero aro ahout 40,000 men in theso
Othor branches of trado show a slml
larly good condition. The brewery-work
ers, wlio were on a striko a few weeka
ago. have now signed.
Employors aml labor leaders say
thero will he nothing tliis year in local
clrclea to hlnder great building ac?
No Trouble Expected.
PITTSBURG, PA., Aprll 28.?May
Day ln Pittsburg and vlclnlty ls ex?
peet. .1 to nass off with loss labor dls
putes than In prevlous years. Hereto
fore consldernblo dlfflculty has been
experience.t between tho workmen and
building trades. hut tliis year scales
have been signed and the men aro ap?
With the exception of tho machln?
ists, ahout 300 of whom uro already
on strlke, It is bollovod all tho wago
BCtiles will bo aniicahly adjustod. Tho
machlnists aro strlking for an Increase
of wages and shortor hours. At two
Coundrlos tlie mon aro now out undor
ordors from tno unlon, aud lt ls said
tho troublo will become general unlcss
tho union scalo i.-i agroed to by May
San Francisco Out of Line.
SAN FUANi'lSl'O, CAI*. Aprll 28.?
Union labor's now year day, May lst, will
ftud ^;m Franolsco faolng serlaua la.bpr
troubles. Elovori unions, Includlpg; ovory
branoh of*.tho metal trodes, have called
meetings to hc held between now aud
next Tuesday night to consider the re
tiisal ot employors to grant an cljjht
hour day, wlth nine hours' pay. A voto
will bo taken to declde whether tho men
shall accept tln- offer of ,; eontinuanco
of tho nine.hour day. wlth a 5 per cent,
Inci'eiiso of wages. or go on striko. About
Ui.Oiio men are. lnvolved.
Tho street ear men havo Issued a culi
for a mass meeting at midnight Tuesday
to take a vote on the lefusal of the l'nited
Hallrouds lo gi.uu motormon nnd conduo
tors an elght-hour day and a wago ratt
of $;i a day. lf a striko should bo voted,
the entire stroet car traltlc of tho clty
wlil bo paralyjed,
Tho strlke. of steam UunUry worlien,