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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
MAYSVILLE, KY., TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1901.
TO BE TAKEN TO OHIO.
Mrs.HoKinley Will Kecuporate Among
Friends at Her Old Home.
HER CONDITION GREATLY IMPROVED.
May Bo a Week or Ten ftnyt
Before Sho Will Bo Ablo to
Travel Doings of tlio
San Francisco, May 20. Although
Mrs. McKinley's condition has greatly
improved, her physicians have named
a week or ten days as the shortest
possible time In which she can gather
strength to make the trip across the
continent. The Immediate members
of the presidential party vlll therefore
remain here for that knth of time,
though It Is probable that the others
will leave for the east during the com
The president and Mrs. McKInley
will go direct from San Francisco to
Canton, 0. At Mrs. McKinley's old
home, surrounded by familiar faces
and every comfort, it is expected that
her recuperation will be more rapid
than if she went to. Washington. Pres
ident McKInloy spends much of each
summer at Canton, and the arrival
there will not be far from the date of
his regular annual visit. He will prob
ably proceed Immediately to Washing
ton after leaving Mrs. McKInley, re
turning to Canton as soon as the more
pressing public business has been dis
posed of. Miss Mary Barber, Mrs. Mc
Kinley's niece, will go with Mrs. Mc
KInley to Canton.
President and Mrs. McKInley will
occupy a different car from that which
brought them to this coast. The new
car, however, js one of the same kind
and fully as luxurious. The train will
be about as large as the one that came
west, having accommodations for the
president and cabinet and ladies. Sec
retary and Mrs. Cortelyou, Dr. and
Mrs. Rlxby, Mr. and Mrs. Moore, As
sistant Secretary Barnes, the White
House staff, and 11 members of the
press and photographers. The Ogden
route will be taken. Governor Gage
has been Informed by the president
that no stops of any length would be
made en route.
Secretary and Mrs. Hay expect to
leave immediately for Washington,
where important matters of state
await the attention of the secretary.
Postmaster General Smith. Secretary
Hitchcock and Secretary Wilson will
remain with the president even though
the day of departure Is delayed. Sec
retary Long, who left Sunday for Col
orado Springs, will proceed to Wash
ington as soon as possible.
Little Rock, May 20. In the South
ern Presbyterian general assembly
articles of agreement for consolida
tion of the Presbyterian Theological
seminaries at Danville and Louisville,
under tfie name of Presbyterian Theo
logical Seminary of Kentucky, were
read and referred, as was a report In
favor of establishing a theological
seminary at Austin. Tex. A perma
nent committee on the Sabbath em
phasized the difficulty If not impossl
bllity of influencing the masses to
respect the Lord's day as long as
the' government requires Its employes
to work on the Sabbath.
Russia and Manchuria.
New York. May 20. In the course
of a long Interview relative to the sit
uation in China cabled to The Herald
from St Petersburg, a Russian of high
rank, presumably Count Lamsdorff,
tho minister of foreign affairs, is
quoted as saying in answer to the
question "What about Manchuria?"
"The time to make objection was
when the concession was made, years
ago. Does any ono suppose that any
country Js to build a railroad through
such a country and leave it unprotect
ed or to bo wrecked wherever wild
hordes choose to operate? Besides, I
consider tho Siberian railroad Is of
the highest Importance to the com
merce of tho world, especially so to
New York, May 20. Two largo
ocean liners, L'Aquitalne from Havre
and Mesaba from London, report that
In crossing the ocea"n they passed
dangerous derelicts which, if met In
the night time, could not have been
dbserved by tho lookouts and would
certainly have resulted in disaster.
These wrecks are drifting with tho
wind and water in tho ocean lanes
which are bolng daily trayersed by
the liners, many of which are carry
ing on a voyage 1,000 Immigrants in
Verdict In the Shotwell Case.
Williamsburg, Ky May 20. Tho
jury in tho murder case of tho Shot
well brothers, charged with killing
Sutton Farris at Corbln, Ky., some
months ago, returned a verdict. John
Shotwell was found guilty and given'
life imprisonment, Robert was ac
quitted, and the jury disagreed as to
Charles. Farls was killed by his house
being blown up while tho men were
after Ab White, whose attentions to
their sister they disapproved.
BY HIS OWN APT.
A Prominent Presbyterian Minister of
New York Dies Abroad.
Rome, May 20. There is no doubt
that the Rev. Maltbte Davenport Bab
cock, a Presbyterian minister of New
York, who was taken to the Interna
tional hospital at Naples a few weeks
ago, suffering from neurasthenia and
gastric fever, died by his own act. Dr.
Babcock was found gasping on tho bed
with two severed veins. In 'response
to frantic questions- Dr. Babcock fee
bly raised his. eyes and murmured,
"All Is in vain; I have also taken solu
tion of corrosive sublimate." He evi
dently desired to make it understood
that all efforts to save his life would
be futile. These were the last words
uttered by the sufferer, who expired
almost immediately. No cause as
signed. Alabama Issues.
Montgomery, Ala., May 20. The
paramount issue before the Alabama
constitutional convention, which will
meet here Tuesday. Is the elimination
of the negro vote. Other matters to
be considered are smaller counties for
the state; reform In the judicial sys
tem; the elimination of local legisla
tion from the work of the general as
sembly, and school taxation. There
Is a disposition to do away with the
chancery courts as useless, the pres
ent conditional common law courts
having the same Jurisdiction.
A Mother's Deed.
St. Louis. May 20. Mrs. Elmer
Quimby, wife of a farmer living fivo
miles south of this city, gave morphine
to her two children, a boy aged 7 and
a girl aged 9, and both children died.
Mrs. Quimby took 18 grains of the
drug herself, but the dose was so
heavy It acted as an emetic and she
will recover. Family .trouble is said
to have Induced the woman to commit
the crime. She is under arrest on tho
charge of murder.
First Refiner of Petroleum.
Fair Haven, Mass., May 20. Wes
ton Howland, 86, discoverer of the
method of refining petroleum, Is dtad.
In 18G0 he tried his experiments with
petroleum, which had just been found
in Pennsylvania in large quantities,
and was about to give up tho problem.
By accident he solved the secret of
refining and, convinced that petro
leum was to be the oil of the future,
he established a factory here. It
brought him a fortune and fame.
Columbus, 0., May 20. Findlay, Co
lumbus Grove and Fort Wayne Rail
way company, Findlay, $50,000; Akron
Gas Valve company, Akron $10,000;
Grace Evangelical Lutheran church,
Toledo; Valley Telephone company,
Wllmot, $1,000; Thornville Banking
company, Thornville, $25,000; Federal
Trust company, Cleveland, Increase
from $1,000,000 to $1,500,000; Ameri
qan Frog and Switch company, Ham
Driving Out Monks and Nuns.
City of Mexico, May 20. The break
ing up of the convent of the Carmelite
nuns in this' city is believed to be the
beginning of a movement to drive out
monks and nuns living in communi
ties in disobedience of the reform
laws. There is much agitation of the
matter In religious circles, but the
liberal party newspapers commend
the firm action of the government,
which, it Is declareU, will be kept up.
Escaped, but Recaptured.
Chardon, 0., May 20. Lyman Ry
dor, who on Saturday waB sentenced
to two years In tho Ohio penitentiary
for pocket-picking, made his escape
from ,the county Jail by tunneling
through the outer brick walls. Ho was
recaptured by tho sheriff's posse after
a day and night in the woods.
Struck While Asleep.
Steubenvllle, O.. May 20. William
Crowe of Brilliant met with instant
death at tho Cleveland and Pittsburg
station at Brilliant. Ho was seated
asleep on tho edge of tho" platform
when ho was struck by a southbound
freight and instantly killed. His body
was literally ground up.
Cabinet Crisis In Peru.
Lima, Peru, May 20. A cabinet cri
sis is reported to bo imminent. It is
said the Peruvian minister of finance,
Domingo Alrdonara, has threatened to
resign, as he disagrees with his col
leagues on tho details of the salt mo
nopoly. owltchmen's Union.
Milwaukee. May 20. T,he Switch
men's Union of North America opened
its convention with 250 delegates pres
ent. Routlno business occupied the
first day's session. Tho convention
wll devote most of its time to revis
ing the examination and other general
Occupies the Attention of Hie Presby
terian General Assembly.
DESECRATION OF THE DAY DENOUNCED
Permanent Judicial Commission Rec
ommended as a Court of Last
Resort .Ministerial Relief
And Other Reports.
Philadelphia, May 20. With Mon
day's sessions the actual work of the
Presbyterian general sessions began.
Tho report of the revision committeo
has been made the special order for
Thursday, and thereafter, until the
question of revising the confession of
faith Is finally settled, a change was
made in the regular order so that re
ports of special committees and church
boards might be submitted and acted
upon before the assembly proceeds to
The report of the standing commit
tee on missions for freedmen, the re
ports' of the boards of ministerial re
lief and education and of the special
committee on judicial commissions
were submitted. This latter report Is
considered second In Importance only
to that of the committee on revision,
ns It recommends the creation of judi
cial committees of presbyteries and
synods, and a permanent judicial com
mission from the membership of the
general assemblies to sit as a court
of final appeal.
Immediately after the opening of
the morning session the standing com
mittee on leave of absence announced
the election of Rev. J. R. McKay of
Glens Falls, N. Y., as chairman. The
report of the standing committee on
missions for freedmen was read by
Rev. Dr. Henry W. Hulburt of Clove
land, chairman. The committee rec
ommended the endowment of BicU'le
university, Charlotte, N. C, $25,000
being the amount needed, and that the
raising of the money be part of the
twentieth century fund movement. It
was recommended also that the first
Sunday of December be set apart for
contributions by Sunday schools to
the board of missions for freedmen.
The report was adopted.
The report of the special committee
on Sabbath observance was read by
Dr. I. W. Hathaway of New York, sec
retary of the American Sabbath union.
It was unanimously adopted, 'ine re
port Included resolutions protesting
against "seven-day journalism," or
the Sunday newspaper; commending
congress for conditioning the appro
priation of $5,000,000 for the Louisi
ana purchase exposition to be held in
St. Louis.and protesting against the
use of the Lord's day for business pur
poses and commercial Interests.
The report of the committee on ju
dicial committees suggests the follow
ing conditions: On the Book of Dis
cipline: Any presbytery or synod may
at any time elect a judicial commis
sion of not less than five ministers
and ruling elders for a presbytery, and
not less than nine ministers and rul
ing elders for a synod, and may trans
mit to such commission any particular
judicial case for hearing and determi
nation. Elder Robert Pltcalrn of Pittsburg
was appointed vice moderator. The
assembly adopted a resolution re
questing the board of directors of the
Pan-American exposition to close the
exposition on Sundays.
Buffalo, May 20. The following tel
egram of congratulation from Presi
dent McKInley was read by President
Mllburn at the Pan-American dedica
tion exercises: "Fellow-Citizens of the
United States and Fellow-Amerlcnns
from all Our Neighbor Nations: I send
you greetings from the shores of the
Pacific with fervent prayers for the
benediction of Heaven upon this be
neficent enterprise, with sincere con
gratulations to all those whose energy
and devotion have brought it to pass,
and with heartfelt welcome to our
guests from our sister republics, to
whom wo .wish continued and abun
dant prosperity. May there be no
cloud upon this grand festival of peace
and commerce, no thought of rlvaliy
except that generous competition In
useful arts and Industries vhich ben
Strike Rlot3 In Russia.
St. Petersburg, May 20. The strike
here Is practically crushed. A very
large number of arrests have been
made, 250 persons having been taken
into custody at ono factory alone.
Over 30 and possibly 100 persons were
wounded In a street fight when the
mob stoned tho police. Soveral deaths
are reported at Knathenscated as a
result of strike riots. Tho agitation
among tho students Is unquestionably
partly responsible for tho troubles.
Amfrlcan Soldiers Attacked.
Manilla, May 20. It Is unofficially
reported that a body of Filipinos un
der Angeles attacked a detachment of
American troops, supposed to be of
the Twenty-seventh regiment, near
Pasaco, in South Camarlnes province,
killing two soldiers and one native
scout and taking one soldier prisoner.
The Insurgents nre still In possession
of the mining town of Paracole, North
Camarlnes. The nearest troops are
at Indan, 30 miles away.
President O'Coiiuell'On tho EfiTt ct of
tho .Machinists' Strike.
Washington, May 20. The general
strike of the employes in the machin
ery and allied metal trades through
out the country to enforce a 9-hour
day with an Increase of wages to meet
tho reduction in the hours of labor
took effect Monday. Reports were re
ceived by President O'Connell of the
National Association of Machinists in
dicating that a large number of estab
lishments heretofore holding out
against the demands' of the men were
making the necessary concessions.
Mr. O'Connell said it was too early to
make any estimate of the number of
men out. His original figure was
150,000 men directly affected and sev
eral hundred thousand Indirectly.
This figufe has been largely reduced
by the number of agreements reached
In the last two or three days. Mr.
O'Connell said the repot ts so far re
ceived were of a very encouraging
Chicago, May 20. The order sent
out by President O'Connoll of the In
ternational Association of Machinists
for a general strike in all machine
shops In the United States that had
not agreed to the demand for a 9-hour
day and an Increase In wages of 12
per cent did not become operative In
Chicago, except in two or three plants
In which an aggregate of fewer than
50 men are employed. A meeting of
committees representing the machin
ists and the Chicago Machinery Manu
facturers' association will be held for
the purpose of discussing proposed ar
bitration of wages.
Press Works Affected.
Plalnfleld, N. J., May 20. Fully
1,000 machinists and helpers have
struck. They were employed In the
shops of the Scott Printing Press com
pany, the Potter press works, the
Campbell press works and the Alumi
num plate and press works. The em
ployes of the Pond Tool company
have the promise of the superintend
ent that their demands will bo con
sidered at the annual meeting of the
company Juno 3. At Elizabeth 300
machinists employed in the shops of
the Central Railroad of New Jersey
are out. Strikes are also on In the
shops of S. L. Morse's Sons and Bell,
Todd & Company.
In the New York District.
New York, May 20. At the local
headquarters of the central executive
board of the International Association
of Machinists it was Eald that not
more than 3.000 out of 12,000 machin
ists In the New York district were on
strike. Many of the employers In New
York agreed to the workmen's request
for a 9-hour day. In Jersey City the
only men on strike were about 40 men
employed In the small repair shops of
the Central Railroad of New Jersey.
Washington, May 20. President
O'Connell estimates that about 50,000
men struck. He bases this prediction
on the telegraphic advices that have
reached him from the machinists'
headquarters in the various cities.
York, Pa., May 20. Only two shops
In this city were affected by the ma
chinists' strike. Two hundred men in
the employ of the York Manufacturing
company and S. Morgan Smith quit
Louisville, May 20. Not more than
200 machinists had registered at their
headquarters as "out." though their
leaders say scores more have struck.
There has been no disorder among the
San Francisco Tied Up. "
San Francisco, May 20. The em
ployes of the Union Iron works have
Joined the ranks of the strikers, and it
Is now estimnted that C.500 men have
left their work benches.
Mayor Johnson Not a Candidate.
Cleveland, May 20. Mayor Johnson
emphatically declares that ho will not
be a candidate for United States sen
ator or for governor. "There is no
offlce," he said, "within the gift of the
people to tempt me to give up the po
sition I now hold. I said during tho
campaign that If I was elected mayor
I would be mayor. I meant It then
and I mean It now. I have embarked
on a big fight to bring about a just val
uation of taxable property in Cleve
land and a fair distribution of valua
tions. It will take me all of two years
to accomplish what I have set out to
do. if Indeed I can do It In that time."
Machinists and A Hie J Trades Out In
Force and at Mimv Points,
HOST OF FIR.US MAKE CONCESSIONS.
Dilrieiilty In ott lenient Apprehended
lUCiiu'liiiintl Munition at Cleve
land licpui ts Received ut
Cincinnati. May 20. Tho machin
ists headquarters have reported that
thiee firms have met the demands of
the men, making 1 1 firms where there
Is no strike. The machinists claim
that the strike is complete and that
3,000 machinists and many others not
machinists have quit work. About GOO
strikers were addressed by President
Gompers at their headquarters. Ho
made a most impassioned speech, In
which he urged them to stand reso
lutely by their brethren In their organ
ization, assuring them that the outlook
for success was most favorable. Mr.
Gompers was thoroughly exhausted
when he closed his address.
Dayton. O., May 20. The 300 union
machinists who had not previously
been locked out by their employeis in
anticipation of the strike walked out
In accordance with the Instructions
received from tho International Asso
ciation of Machinists. Those who
stopped work this morning represent
ed about half of the union machinists
employed by manufacturers in this
city. Both the strikers and employers
maintain a firm attitude, and It Is a
difficult matter to forecast what the
result may bo.
Milwaukee, May 20. About 1,000
machinists responded to the order of
President James O'Connell of the Na
tional Association of Machinists nnd
went on strike in the various plants
employing machinists. The men were
joined by several hundred helpers.
Tho number of plants affected Is 25
out of a total of 28 in the city. The
present strike Is the largest one of the
kind in the history of the city.
No General Strike.
Indianapolis, May 20. There was
not a general strike of the machinists
In Indianapolis. Reports received at
machinist headquarters Indicated that
altogether 150 or 200 men had quit
work. In the railway machine shops
and the engine works the men are
working, the firms either having
granted the union's demand or made
agreements with the men pendins ne
gotiations. Linemen Out.
St. Joseph, Mo., May 20. Every
lineman in St. Joseph who Is a mem
ber of the International Brotherhood
of Electrical Workers is on strike. An
Increase In pay from $2.25 to $2.50 per
day is demanded and a reduction of
hours from ten to nine. The schedule
was presented to the street railway,
electric light, telegraph and telephone
companies last wek and rejected.
Cleveland, May 20. About 1,200
machinists employed In this city are
on strike In order to enforce their de
mand for a 9-hour working day with
10 hours' pay. Tho strikers are or
derly and quiet. No trouble of any
kind has been reported. Probably
1.000 members of the union continued
at work, their epiployers having grant
ed the demnndj.
Idle at Scranton.
Scranton, Pa., May 20. Every ma
chine shop In fcrr"": l" Idle 1" con
sequence of the stiikc lor a Cr.y of
nine hours and an Increase of 11 per
cent In wages. Altogether 3.000 m:i
quit work, and these, with the I.aclra
wanna railroad ' machinists and caj
shop men out for a week past, make
nearly five thousand men en stilke In
Philadelphia. May 2u. It Is csti
mated that not more than 1.00J ma
chinists haw quit work In this city
because of th refusal of their em
ployers to giant a 9-hour day. The
firms thus far att'eotcd are all smnll
concerns. Neither the Baldwin loco
motive works nor the Cramp company
anticipate any trouble. They do not
knowingly employ union men.
Fifteen Hundred Idle.
Wilkesbarre, Pa.. May 20. Tho ma
chinists, blacksmiths, car repairers
and laborers employed at the shops
of the Central Railroad of New Jer
sey, the Lehigh Valley Railway com
pany and tho Dickson Manufacturing
company went out on strike. Fifteen,
hundred men and boys are idle.
Toledo, May 20. Machinists to the
number of GOO are Idle here, their em
ployers having failed t,o comply with
the demands of the International as
soclation. Tho strikers are fairly well
organised, and hope to secure a com
plete victory here.
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