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SUSQUEHANNA; Pa., June 1,— Tfie
firemen, pump-runners and engineers em
ployed in the Erie Railroad's mines at
Forest City, have voted not to strike' on
Monday. In anticipation of trouble after
Monday, the company's property has been
enclosed with an eight-foot barbed wire
Vote. Against a Strike.
PRESIDENT BOYCE .PREDICTS
A VICTORY FOR SOCIALISM
Western Federation of Labor and the
Miners' Union to Vote on the
DENVER, June 1.— To-morro-y will be
the most Important day of the sessions
of the conventions of the Western Fed
i ration of Labor and the Western Miners*
Union. The "matter of -the adoption of
socialism or. of independent political ac
tion will come up in both conventions,
and it is expected that a vote will be
taken before adjournment for the day.
President Boyce and some of the other
leaders - predict ; a , victory -• for ¦ socialism,
but it Is admitted that this will not carry
without considerable opposition. How
strong thia opposition is will probably not
be known till the vote is counted.
.The . trouble : which : culminated in the
shooting of Gallgos. who. was .prominent
among- the; Mexicans,- was brought about
through the efforts of certain parties try
ing 'to drive the sheep fromithe ranges
about Rock Creek.
- H. V. Smith is a commissioner of the
Soldiers' • Home at Montevista and Is a
prominent citizen of that .vicinity. Much
surprise is expressed over his arrest. His
son Orval has been in trouble before. The
Hart brothers are not very' well known..
The officers claim they . have a , complete
chain of evidence against the parties and
are confident of effecting a conviction.
LAJARA, Colo, June 1.— H. V.. Smith,
Orval Smith, Earl Hart and Dude Hart,
charged with the murder of Porferio Gali
gos, which occurred on Rock Creek, in
Rio Grande County, on the 10th of Feb
ruary last, were arrested at Montevista
this morning. '}¦', '¦¦'¦, '
Authorities Are Confident of Convict-
ing Them of the Killing of
PROMINENT CITIZENS _.;.'.
; ; ACCUSED OF MURDER
An American scientist - who. ascended
La Soufriere ' reports to the awe of the
inhabitants that the island of St. Vin
cent may, subside. There are clear indi
cations, he said, that a considerable por
tion of the leeward district would sink.
KINGSTOWN, - St. Vincent. Friday,
May, 29. — La Soufriere volcano is still ac
tive." Another eruption occurred at 10
o'clock this : morning. It was accom
panied by a thunderous noise and a shock
of earthquake, -while 'volumes~of dense
vapor ascended to such a height that they
were visible from Kingstown. -The vapor
f ormed ' a . thick cloud over. the crater of
the volcano and this cloud was illumined
as If -by fire. In „ the- crater itself the
lightning' was more vivid than on any
previous occasion. No damage . was done
and the eruption ceased at the end of an
hour. With . the exception of this occur
rence,, the night was quiet and tne
weather fair. • Throughout Friday the
'crater was capped with dense • gray and
silver clouds and sand fell heavily this
morning on the leward side of the moun
tain within a radius of eight miles.
dents on St. Vincent.
Startling Warning 1 Is Given to Resi-
ENTIRE ISLAND MAY SUBSIDE.
TAMAQUA, Pa., June, 1.— At a meet
ing ; to-day of delegates from all the local
unions of the United Mine Workers in
sub-district No. 1, held in Coaldale to
decide whether the pump-men in Panther
Creek Valley shall obey the order to
strike to-morrow, thj anti-strike senti
ment was very strong. It is said to-night
that the greater number of the men will
report for duty to-morrow. Immediately
after the 1 meeting, strike missionaries
made a canvass of the men, but it is said
that their efforts will not be productive
of any results. This evening an official
of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Com
pany said that the company had the as
surance that a sufficient number of men
to run the pumps would report for duty
In the mornins. . . • . " . • ¦
Sub-District No. 1.
Majority Will Report for Duty in
PUMP MEN ARE DIVIDED.
1PITTSBURG, June 1.— The blast furnace
operators of the Shenango and Mahonlng
valleys feel confident that the strike of
the furnace warkers, begun to-day, ia
practically defeated. The operators say
ten of the thirty furnaces are. working to
night and claim to have new men ready
to take the places of all strikers. No ef
fort was made to extend. the strike to the
Pittsburg. district, the leaders say, because
in some insances superintendents of fur
naces asked for more time and arranged
for conferences during the. week, and In
other cases because the organization is
not strong enough as yet In this district.
Ten Furnaces Are Working.
Excess ' of More Than Eight Million
Dollars Collected Since Date
of American Occupation.
WASHINGTON. June 1.— A statement of
the public civil revenues of the Philippine
archipelago and the expenditures there
from since the date of American occupa
tion, August 28, 1S08, to June 30, 1901,
Revenues — Fiscal year 1899, $3,507,803; fiscal
year 1900, $6,764,407; fiscal year 1001, $10,672,
752. Total for three years, $20,944,962.
Expenditures — Fiscal year 1809. $2,376, OCS;
fiscal year 1900, $4,758,678; fiscal year 1901.
$5,662,070. Total expenditures for three years,
Excess of receipts over expenditures, $8,
108,200, . '
.In addition there were funds seized
amounting to $6S0.513. All the computa
tions are in American money.
fence and .will be guarded by a large
force of coal and iron police.
The servant girls at the Hazleton
House, where some of the officers are
quartered, quit their posts Immediately
after the episode, declaring they would
not wait upon the imported men.
was feared the crowd would attack the
officers,' and trouble would undoubtedly
have occurred had not Chief of Police
Ferry and four of his men held the ex
cited strike sympathizers back until the
car left. As the car started the yelling
and hissing was resumed. Two of the
Imported men remained in the city, and
as they proceeded, through the crowd un
der police protection to their hotel they
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, June 1.— In
company with Professor T. A. Jag
ger of Harvard University, T. M.
McDonald and George C. Curtlss,
, I have made an ascent of St. Vin
cent's volcano, Soufriere— the first ascent
since the terrible eruption which de
stroyed about 2000 lives. We have just re
turned here from. an interesting expedi
tion, which enabled us to obtain a survey
of the conditions on the Soufriere. In our
climbing we had the assistance of six
natives, who facilitated our work by their
knowledge of the volcano.
The^ old crater of Soufriere was the cen
ter of the ; disturbance. We found another
crater, which was a half-mile deep. There
was a small boiling lake at the bottom of
this crater. We found no evidence cf
molten lava having been erupted,. but the
Soufriere emitted vast quantities of ashes
and cinders. •
The volcano is still active and is" a dan
gerous spot for explorers. Report reached
us upon our return here that another
eruption ,took place at an early hour this
morning. There was a decided earthquake
disturbance. The summit of the Soufriere
was illumined by a fiery, vaporous mass.
EDMUND O. HOVEY,
Assistant Curator of the American Mu
seum of .Natural History.
News has reached here of another erup
tion of Mont Pelee, Martinique, on May
27. Owing to the great quantity of ashes
which fell on the British island of Do
minica that day, it is presumed that the
eruption which threw them out was of
great severity. Mont Pelee is still emit
ting vast columns of smoke and flashes of
lightning from It have been seen forty
and fifty miles from St. Pierre.
Owing to the continuous rain there have
been heavy floods in the windward dis
tricts, and many houses have been wash
ed away or filled with mud. At Rabacca
the storehouse,' a large brick . building,
was washed into the sea by a stream of
mud. The wharf at Rabacca and the car
go crane there are also covered with mud.
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From the Special Correspondent of The Call and, the New York Herald.
Copyright, 1902, by the New York Herald Publishing Company.
Scientist Gives Warning That the Island of St.
Vincent May Sink Into the Ocean.
Early Friday morning General Torres
sent a messenger to Hermosillo, who
brought news that the regulars and vol
unteers, who had joined them, recaptured
the Camou mill late Thursday afternoor.
The Mexican troops pursued a band of 300
retreating Yaquis toward El Tanque.
About half-way to that place the Mexi
cans caught up with the fleeing Yaquis
and a fight ensued. The Yaquis were de
feated and , continued their flight to El
Tanque. leaving ten dead on the field. Ac
El Tanque the Indians made a desperate
stand and a bloody battle occurred.
" It was now near nightfall, and the In
dians fought from behind trees and adobj
huts. General Torres .- led a desperate
charge and the Yaquis were rotted. They
retreated In the darkness, carrying off
their wounded and leaving twenty dead.
Many rifles and a large suppJy of ammu
nition were captured. The Mexican troops
lest fifteen killed and twenty wounded In
the fights at the Camou mill and El
Tanque. The fleeing Yaquis escaped be
hind the Matazan Mountains, and Gen-'
eral Torres hopes to confine the uprising
Later a- messenger arrived bringing
news that a large band of Yaquis ha<i
attacked the Camou mill, nine miles from,
Hermoslllo, and captured It. The milL
was defended by twenty-five Mexicans'
under command of Joaquln Rodriguez,
but they were unable to withstand the.
enemy. The troops retired after wound
ing several Indians.
General Torres on receipt of thl3 news
Immediately left with the Twenty-ninth
Battalion of regulars for the mill. Fran
cisco Munoz, Secretary of State, in com
mand at Hermosillo in the absence of
General Torres, immediately called for
volunteers to protect the palace, city and
surrounding ranches. About 200 men. In
cluding prominent merchants and their
sons, assembled and were armed with
Mauser rifles and cartridges. The volun
teers were placed under command of
Simon Bley, a prominent Hermosillo mer
chant, and . divided into three banda, one
to guard the palace, another to guard th<s
city und the third to protect and rescue
surrounding ranchers, who were deserting
their haciendas and taking refuge in Her
roosillo. - . •
On receipt of the message General Luis
Torres, commander of the Mexican army
In Sonora. assembled ail of the regulars
in Hermosillo and sent a message to the
Prefect of Ures commanding him to as
On May 29 a messenger arrived at Her
mosillo bearing the news that 300 Yaqul
warriors, heavily armed, had taken pos
session of the Topahue ranch, and that
between Colorado and Torres a band of
Yaquis had killed two ranchers. Other
ranchers had escaped after a hard fight,
leaving a number of Indians dead on the
field. This messenger also brought news
that fifty Yaquis had taken possession of
Pichaco, an important ranch property
near San Bartolo.
tral part of Sonora. At El Tanque, near
Hermosillo, a desperate battle was fought
between Mexican troops and 300 Yaquis.
In which the Indians were routed. "About
thirty Yaquis and fifteen Mexicans wera
killed in this battle.
Immense Damage Will Result
Should the Men Desert .
Xeitlier Side Shows Disposition to
Yield and It Is Feared That
Serious Disturbances _j--*.
"Will Occur. —
properties. There are also scattered
throughout the country, it is said, about
10C0 men who are doing secret' work for
the companies. .
EACH COLLIERY FENCED IN.
Every colliery in the coal belt has either
a board or barbed wire fence around it.
At some of ?'•e mines "camps" cars are
lying on the siding for the accommodation
of. non-union men, most of whom will live
in' the colliery during the suspension.
It was very quiet around strike head
quarters to-day. President Mitchell spent
the day in going over correspondence. His
only visitors were Charles H. Schad,
Sheriff of Lacka wanna County, in which
Scranton Is located, and | a friend of the
Sheriff. There was some speculation re
garding the object of such visit. Sheriff
Schad to-day posted a notice at each col
liery in Lackawanna County warning all
persons not employed at the mines to
keep away from those properties and not
to violate the law Jn any way.
At the meeting of the firemen and engi
neers employed in the collieries of the
Susquehanna Coal Company, the Alden
Coal Company and the two collieries of
the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
Company, held at Nanticoke t«>-day, it
was decided by a vote of about two to
one not to strike.
A joint meeting of the brotherhoods of
railway engineers, firemen, trainmen,
switchmen, conductors and telegraphers
employed by the Central Railroad of New
Jersey was held at Ashley to-night. A
resolution was adopted pledging the co
operation of all railroaders, if such a
move were necessary in order for the
miners to win their strike.
SPECIAL GUARDS ON DUTY.
ployment at Hazleton.
Public Sentiment Opposes Their Em-
HAZLETON, Pa., June 1.— The several
hundred special officers brought here last
night for guard duty at the collieries in
the Hazleton district were distributed to
day. They will be housed and boarded at
the breakers. Public sentiment here is
against the special officers. • Some of
the mine workers' leaders believe the
officers are non-union firemen and pismp
The plan of the coal companies to ex
change engineers, firemen and pump-run
ners who expressed a willingness to work,
but not in their own district, has been
frustrated by the mine-workers by the
issuance of orders to the engineers, fire
men and pump-runners who remain
away from their posts, to report at head
quarters to-morrow. In this way the
unicn will keep track of all hands. The
leaders assert to-night that all of the fire
men and pump-runners will strike. They
are not sure of tka engineers, but believe
that only a small portion of the latter
will continue to work.
The coal companies' agents say they
are prepared to fill the places of all strik
ers .and that the calling out of the en
gineers, firemen and pump-runners will
not cause them any hardship.
In some quarters the belief prevails
that if the companies succeed in keeping
their fires and pumps going, an effort will
be made within two weeks to resume the
mining of coal at some collieries with
non-union men. ¦
District President Duffy spent to-day
in Panther Creek Valley, where It was
reported there was danger of the defec
tion of some of the firemen and pump
The scene that occurred here last night
upon the arrival of a deputation of special
officers was repeated at 7 o'clock to-night,
when about twenty officers in charge of a
coal company agent boarded a trolley car
at the Hazleton House for Freeland. The
streets were crowded, and when the of
ficers came Into sight about BOO. men
rushed at them hissing and yelling. It
WIL.KESBARRE, Pa., June L— The eve
of what is looked upon as a most com
plete week in the progress of tne anthra
cite coal miners' strike finds the entire
region in apprehensive mood.
At 7 o'clock in the morning the order
of the United Mine Workers of America,
calling out all the stationary engineers,
firemen and pumpmen, unless the com
panies grant them an eight-hour work
day at present wages, will go into effect,
end no one can. forecast the outcome of
the new move. Victory for either side
will be of immense advantage and both
parties to the contest are striving w T ith
al! the power at their command to win.
If the union succeed in shutting down the
pumps the mine properties will suffer
damage that may reach into millions of
dollars, and if the employers should be
cble to keep the water out of their work
ings without the aid of organized labor it
means that the power of tne union in the
anthracite region has reached Its limit
eiid that all help In the effort to force the
mine owners to grant the demands of the
Teat army of 14/,<kxi men must come rrom
tome outside source. The mine workers
eay they will preserve the property of the
companies if tne engineers, pumpmen and
liremen are given what they asked for,
but the companies say they will permit
no outsiders to fix the hours and wages
of their men. Neither side to-night shows
the slightest disposition to yield.
FEARS OF DISTURBANCES.
President Mitchell said to-night that
this was the tirst time in the history of
his organization that the union was com
pelled to call out this class of employes
and thus endanger the safety of the
Biines. In all other Instances, he said,
the demands were granted. ...
There is a fear throughout the coal belt
that the coming week will witness more
or less disturbances. To-morrow is looked
upon by well informed persons as a crit
ical day, but it Is not expected that any
very serious trouble will occur. It is a
fact that the labor leaders have counseled
the strikers to remain quiet and commit
no violation of the laws. It is claimed
by the union that nearly all of the pump
men and firemen will quit work and that
about three-quarters of the engineers also
will refuse to continue work. This claim
was privately admitted to-day by a com
pany official familiar with the situation.
While the plans of the union have not
been made public, it, is known that a
thorough system has been mapped out
with a view of getting out those men who
will refuse to quit to-morrow. A house
to-house canvass will be started, which
r.o doubt will have much effect.' The
methods that have been adopted in re
rard to* the non-union men who will take
the strikers' places are not known. .
Practically all the non-union men to be
employed are now in the region. The
companies say that the number of those
who have volunteered to fill strikers'
places has been large and that no diffi
culty has been encountered in selecting
good men. An army of approximately
COO0 armed coal and iron policemen, sworn
in under a law of the State of Pennsylva
nia, Is In the field to-night, ready to pro
tect these men and the various mining
HERMOSILLO, Mexico, June 1.— Th8
Yaqul uprising in Sonora is spreading
rapidly and has cansed great excitement
in Hermosillo and other towns in the cen-
Special Dispatch to The Call.
General Torres Assembles His Cogv
mand for Operation Against SaV»3&
Hordes and Slopes of His Sue- ;.'../.
cess Are Entertained.
Terrorized Citizens of Sonora
Prepare for !£§¦
Mexican Soldiers Engage
Outcome of the Struggle
Hinges Upon To-Day's
DARING SCIENTISTS EXPLORE FUMING CRATER OF LA SOUFRIERE
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL;^ MONDAY, JUNE 2, 1902.
SCENES IN THE DESTROYED CITY ON THE ISLAND OF MARTINIQUE.
REPRODUCED FROM PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN BY THE CALL-HER
ALD EXPEDITION. (COPYRIGHT, 1902, BY THE NEW YORK HER
ALD PUBLISHING COMPANY).