The Coal Mine Tie-Dp Gets Tighter
and the Miners Are Not
Ready to Resume.
TEN PER CENT. INCREASE NO INCENTIVE.
That la Wnly a Portion of tVtaat
They Struck For, and They Will
Not Return to Work Until Their
Union, Through President Mitch
ell, Gives the Word to Do So.
Hazleton, Pa., Oct. 2. President
Mitchell, at noon, said: "The strike
is practically complete, and there will
be no resumption oi work without
there first bcinjj a convention repre
senting every colliery in the anthra
cite field. The prediction was niada
that no attention would be paid to
the notes posted by the Heading com
Jir.ny conceding a ten per cent, ad
vance, and it has proved true.
In the Panther Creek Valley.
"Our reports from the Panther
Creek valley indicate that this herto
iore impregnable portion of the an
thracite region ha3 declared its inten
tion of suspending operations at once.
"Accompanied by the national board
metubers I shall go to Wilkesbarre
Tuesday to attend a great labor dem
onstration, which will be participated
in by fully 23,0t0 men."
THEY WERE DISAPPOIXTED.
Expectations that Men Wonld Go to
Work Not Realised.
Shamokin, Pa., Oct. 2. Although
superintendents of the numerous col
lieries in this portion of the Xinth
United Mine Workers district at
tempted to start up their mines, few,
if tny, men went to work. A few busi
ness people expected there would be
a stampede of employes of the Read
ing Coal and Iron Co., to go under
ground on account of the company
granting an increase of ten per cent,
but they were disappointed.
Less Than Isnnl Showed lp.
If unything, less men showed up at
the Heading company's working than
tit other operations, owing to the
strikers and their leaders having can
vassed the workmen thoroughly af
ter the posting of the company's no
tices informing the miners of the con
cession. The canvassers pointed out
that nothing was said about a reason
able reduction of the cost of powder,
the abolishment of the sliding scale
or the granting of other important
Long before daybreak all of the
Ifeading company's men had deter
mined not to go to work. It is gen
erally agreed by most, if not all of
the strikers, that they will not go to
work until unofficially advised by
IX THE WYOMING REttlOX.
All the Collieries Except the One at
Hocannnqaa Tied I p.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Oct. 2. The situa
tion in the Wyoming region remains
sjnehnrigcd. All collieries, with ex
ception of one at Mocanaaua employ
ing 400 men, are tied up as usual. It
3s apparent from the declarations of
the strikers and their leaders that no
octiou will be taken on the part of
the mine owners to start their mines
by an offer of a ten per cent, increase
In wages until word comes from
RANKS REMAIN SOLID.
-o Defections Anionic the Strikers In
the Lackawanna Reitlon.
Scranton, Ta., Oct. 2. There was
mot a single defection reported from
the ranks of the striking mine work-
era in the Lackawanna region, de
spite the report of a ten per cent,
wage increase on the part of the
Efforts to get another Lackawanna
-company washery into operation
ncre a failure, as the firemen and en'
.gineers who were asked to work
there absolutely refused to do so.
GROWING LESS AND LESS.
Only Seven of the Reading Collieries
Philadelphia, Oct. 2. According tc
he official report of General Super
intendent 11. C. Luther of the Reading
Coal and Iron Co.'s mines to l'resi-!
dent Harris, but seven of the 39 col
lieries operated by the company are
running. This indicates that, in spite
of the offer of an advance in wages of
ten per cent., the company is working
five less mines than on Saturday. The
five collieries that failed to open are;
Potts, Ecgle Hill, Wadesville, Silver
Creek and I'hoenix. This leaves only
one Reading colliery, the "crth
Franklin, working in the northern
Schuylkill region. The seven still
working, some of them short
liaudcd, are: Lincoln. North Franklin,
1'rookside, Richardson, Glendower,
Good Spring and the Otto. Nona (
of those operations are very large
Keystone and Kalima washeries, both
email, are working.
KntucKr Post Office Robbed.
Bowling Green, Ky., Oct. 2. The
post office at this place was robbed,
Sunday morning, of between $4,500
find $5,000 in money and stamps. The
robbers are supposed to be expert
who have been operating in this sec
tion for some time.
New York, Oct. 2. There was a re
newal of the conference between the
representatives of the Tin Workers'
Association cf America a ad officials
of the American Tin Plate Co. in this
I HERE'S A BETTER PROSPECT.
A Complain Agreement, Following the
American Lead, in Sight
Washington, Oct. 3. Favorable
news has reached Washington from
the European chancellories indicating
that a complete agreement as toChina
is within sight. The agreement will
be on the basis of the propositions
laid down by Secretary Hay in his
note of July 3, and the subsequent
notes treating on that subject.
The accord of Russia with the Unit
ed States is more complete than was
anticipated at first, and the reports
show that all of the European na
tions, probably, are placing them
selves in position to take advantage
of the opening made by the United
States, and soon will be ready to be
gin negotiations for a settlement with
the Chinese government. The Itus
sians already have given notice of
such purpose, and while the text of
the French note on this subject re
ferred to in yesterday's press dis
patches, has not reached the stat-5
department, the oflicials are satisfied
that this is correctly reported and
that France, like Russia, is ready to
negotiate at once.
As for Germany, either the position
of that government has been misun
derstood or it has sustained a change
of mind. Possibly the former is the
case, but, however that may be, it is
quite certain, from the advices which
have reached Washington, that the
German government, upon careful in
spection of the plans for a settlement
projected by the United States, finds
therein nothing inconsistent with the
German aspirations. Therefore, it
may be expected that Germany, too,
will be prepared soon to join in this
common movement toward a settle
ment. It may be stated that alto
gether the prospects of an adjust
ment of the Chinese difficulty without
resort to formal war are very much
brighter than they were one week
The new developments of the day
were few, being confined to a cable
gram from Mr. Conger reciting the de
parture of the Russian minister and
suite from IVkin. and an authentica
tion by Minister Wu, of the edict pro
viding for the punishment of Tuan
and the guilty princes.
Received Orders to Shoot Foreigners,
Berlin, Oct. 3. Official advices from
Pekin, dated September 23, assert that
a further examination of the Chinese
non-commissioned officer, accused of
the murder of ISaron Von Ketteler re
sulted in this statement:
"On June 21, I and my people re
ceived orders from a prince to shoot
foreigners wherever we came across
The accused, it appears, denied that
the order was to shoot a minister, or
the German minister, and he declared
himself unable to say which prince
gave the order.
Trying; a System of Pacification.
IVkin, Sept. 26, via Shanghai, Oct. 2.
The Americans, with the assistance
of missionaries, are trying a system
of pacification throughout numerous
villages in the vicinity of Tung Chau.
SCRAPS OF BROKEN CHINA.
The Expedition to Po-TinE-Ko Has
Been Postponed I'ntil
Taku, Sept. 29. The expedition to
Pao-Ting-Fu has been postponed, and
the start will not Vie made until Oc
tolier 6. Gen. Gaselee and the German
general will command the IVkin and
Tien Tsin columns respectively.
Butiaiii Occupy Tonnr-Shan.
The Russians have occupied Tong
Shan without opposition.
The Xew South Wall s contingent of
'.he British troops will winter in Pe
kin. Gunboat Avalanche's Trip.
Paris, Oca. 3. The French consul
at Canton, under date of Monday, Oc
tober 1, cabled that the gunboat
Avalanche, with the French vice-consul
on board, had just returned to
Canton after co-operating with the
Chinese forces in repressing the trou
bles in the disturlied districts of the
West river. A certain number of the
guilty underwent capital punishment.
The material losses were very heavy,
but there was no loss of life.
The Russians Leave Pekin.
Washington. Oct. 3. The state de
partment is in receipt of a dispatch
from Minister Comrer formally an
nouncing the withdrawal and depar
ture of the Russian legation from Pe
kin. LI Will Remain nt Tien Tsin.
Tien Tsin, Sept. 29, via Taku, Sept.
29, via Shanghai, Oct. 2. Li Hung
Chang has abandoned his decision to
proceed to Pekin, and will, it is an
nounced, begin negotiations with the
Russian minister to China, M. De
Geers, upon the latters arrival at Tien
Ordered to San Francisco.
Washington, Oct. 3. Maj. John V.
I!. Hoff, of the medical department,
has been relieved from duty with the
United States forces in China, and or
dered to San Francisco
Priest Shot by a Demented Sinn.
Boston, Oct. 3. John Gleason, sup-
I posed to be demented, shot and seri
J ously wounded Rev. Lawrenee P. Mc
Carthy, rector of the Roman Catholic
church of the Most Holy Redeemer,
cf East Boston at the parochial resi
dence. Gleason was arrested.
Rusaiun Naval Estimates.
St. Petersburg, Oct. 3. According
to semi-official statements the Rus
sian naval estimates for 1901 total
97,097.066 roubles, an increase of up
wards of 10.000,000 roubles over zhose
for the current vear.
m mi it
The French Republic Formulates
Its Idea as to How China Should
Be Dealt With.
PUNISHMENT OF THE BOXER LEADERS.
Material Compensation for Damages
to Missions nnd Individuals and
Indemnity to the Powers Chines
Trnde in War Monitions Prohib
ited, Forts Dismantled, Etc.
Paris, Oct. 3. An official of the
French foreign office has formally
confirmed the accuracv of the detail)
of France's note to the powers on
the Chinese question, as telegraphed
from Vienna Monday night.which are.
in substance, as follows:
Substance of the Note.
The note recommends that the pow
ers shall insist upon the punishment of
the instigators of the outrages and
of the lenders of the Boxers. It advo
cates immediate negotiations with
the Chinese plenipotentiaries regard
ing the material compensation to be
demanded on account of the damage
inflicted upon the missions and the
commercial interests of individuals
who suffered through the connivanca
or negligence of the Chinese govern
ment, these negotiations to include
also consideration of the indemnity
due to the powers themselves. Guar
antees are also to be demanded to
prevent the recurrence of the out
France, in this note, makes the ad
ditional suggestions that the Chinese
trade in arms and ammunition be pro
hibited, the forts between Pekin and
Taku destroyed, and a permanent
guard established in each legation at
Pekin, with the idea that this latter
shall eventually become a composite
OfBeiul I iterances.
A press representative questioned
the official referred to as to th
causesactuating the French minister
of foreign affairs in issuing the note.
The oftieinl said:
"M. Delcasse has been contemplat
ing this action for a numlier of days.
France wants peace and desires it ex
peditiously. The minister is there
fore anxious to find a middle course
between Russia and Germany which
will meet with the approval of all.
There is no foundation for the state
ment that an effort is making to se
cure continental accord to the detri
ment of England or the United States,
We are unable to understand exactly
the course the United States intend
to pursue, whether she will act en
tirely separate under all conditions,
or whether she will negotiate 'in cor-
eert with the other powers in case
they reach an agreement satisfac
tory to her.
As Germany Note Is t'nderstood.
"Germany's note, as understood
here, presents two propositions, one
other the peace proceedings. While
some peeple interpret it as meaning
that the first is an absolute condition
preliminary to the second, we see no
reason why the powers should not
proceed with the treaty preliminaries
with those appointed emissaries of
China at Pekin, while the armies seek
out and punish Prince Tuan and his
Hopes United Stntes Will Acquiesce.
There is no incompatability which
will not permit the two factions from
occurring simultaneously. Our hope is
for an agreement to begin negotia
tions, and the note expresses M. Del
case's ideas of how best, that end
can be secured. We feel there is noth
ing in it antagonistic to the interests
of the United States and trust we
will receive her acquiescence."
STOLE A HUNDREDThOUSAND.
Heavy Peculations of the Former
Spanish Miniater to Chile
Took the Whole Bakery.
Xew York, Oct. 3. A dispatch to the
Herald from Valparaiso, Chile, says
it is estimated that the amount of
money alleged to have been embezzled
by the former Spanish minister, Sal
vador Lopez Y Guijarro, is more than
$100,000. The money belonged to
Spanish subjects, who are very indig
nant. Lopez received the funds from tho
Chilean government to pay damages
sustained by Spaniards during the rev
olution of 1891. Having presented his
papers of retirement, the minister
disappeared without paying a cent to
ROYAL NUPTIALS AT MUNICH.
llarrlaae of Prince Albert of Bel
gium and Duchess Elisabeth
Munich, Oct. 3. Prince Albert of
Belgium, heir-presumptive to the
throne of that country, was married
to the Duchess Elizabeth of Bavaria.
The civil ceremony took place in the
throne room, and was followed by a
religious service in the chapel royal.
Indicting- the Akron Rioters.
Akron, O., Oct. 3. The special grand
jury that has been investigating the
recent riot, made a partial report yes
terday, but the findings will not be
made public until the jury has com
pleted its work. It was stated, how
ever, that 66 indictments had already
been found against rioters.
Santiago to Galveston.
Santiago, Cuba, Oct. 2. The city
council of Santiago has donated $500
to the funds being raised for the Gal
veston sufferers and has deposited
the amount with a trust company.
THE GREAT VEILED PRCPHET,
Loads a "Procession of the Nations'
Through the Streets of the
" Mound City.
St. Louis, Oct. 3. The parade of the
V eiled Prophet, which has annually de
lighted denizen and visitor, old and
young, since many middle-aged spec
tators first view it from the arms of
fond parents, was last night, if not so
dazzlingly beautiful as on some form
er occasions, at least up-to-date in its
design and of special interest to the
dweller on the stepping-off place of
the mnteenth century. It represented
the "Pagent of Nations," and al
though the order of procession was
faulty, that fact was charitably over
looked by the cheerful specta-
tors who hailed each float as it ap
proached and passed by with generous
applause, each doubtless stirrin:
sacred memories of home and father
land in the breasts of many in the
cosmopolitan half-million who densely
lined the streets along all the miles
traversed by the parade.
By far the most generous applause
was bestowed on the allegory repre
senting "Missouri;" next to this, all
America appealed most powerfully to
the patriotism of the spectators, and
whatever may have been the prevail
ing sentiment of the crowds on "im
perialism," the fact remains that
"Our New Possessions" received th
next greatest meed of applause.
Of the floats representing foreign
nations, that bearing the crown-im
perial of Great Britain, with John
Bull comfortably seated therein, re
ceived the most demonstrative recog
nition. After that, and as showing
the forgiving tpirit and generosity
to a fallen foe of the American citi
zen, the Spanish float awoke echoes
of applause. None of the floats failed
to please the casual observer or to
instruct the closer student.
One point wherein the management
of the great pageant can make an
improvement in the future will be in
the better instruction of the satellites
carrying the torches attending the
floats, and who, last night, showed
great lack of drill, as often throwing
their dazzling lights into the eyes ot
the spectators as upon the gauze and
tinsel thev were intended to illumine,
As a whole, the pageant, though not
brilliant, was a gratifying success and
added much to the popularity of the
mysterious personage in whose hono
t was undertaken.
THE PRIESTS OF PALLAS.
The Fourteenth Annual Autumn Car
nival Attracts Lance Crowds
to Knnsns City.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 3. The au
tumn carnival began here last night
with the fourteenth annual Priests of
Pallas parade. The Pallas Athene, in
the most gorgeous float ever designed
for her, rode through the streets foi
lowed by her royal retinue. The
spectacle was composed of 20 elabor
ately-decorated floats, representing
histological, mythological, religious
and comic events.
Varietv was a noticeable feature in
this year's pageant, the subjects por
trayed ranging from Nero's destruc
tion of Rome by fire, to George Wash
ington's destruction of his father's
cherry tree with a hatchet; from the
landing of Jonah to the landing of
All day the streets of the city were
alive with a throng of visitors, ami
last night the crowds of visitors were
so dense as to make the principal
streets almost impassable.
CEDAR LAKE HEAD MYSTERY.
The Theory Broached tout It Slay be
the Minnine Head of
Chicago. Oct. 3. Experts on bones
will le called upon to determine the
haracter of the skull found in Cedar
lake. A portion of the scalp and
some teeth were dragged from the
lake, Monday, by a seaching party,
but no other liortion of the body was
found. Sheriff Lawrence of Crown
Point. Ind., savs:
'Although we are completely at sea
regarding the identity of the unfor
tunate whose head was found in Ce
dar lake, yet we have two points
worked out which may enable us to
eventually clear up the mystery. The
head ip that of a woman, and. she was
a resident of, or had visited a large
city. The mouth plate and the two
false teeth attached to it tell thin
story. We have had several dentists
examine the plate. They all say it
is from the mouth of a medium-sized
woman that it is too small to have
been from the mouth of a man."
Sheriff Lawrence has also evolved
a startling theory in the mysterious
find, that the head is none other
than that of Pearl Bryan, who was
murdered at Covington, Ky., a few
The head of Miss Bryan was taken
away in a gunnysack like that which
inclosed the find in Cedar lake, and
she wore a plate in her month.
Acting on this theory, Sheriff Law
rence has instructed his deputy tc
write to the father of Pearl Bryan
giving a full account of the finding
of the head and a description of the
Death of a Gas Expert.
Denver, Col.. Oct. 3. Geo. T. Thomp
son, president of the Denver Gas and
Electric Co.. is dead in this city. Mr.
Thompson was considered an author-
ty on matters pertaining to the gas
business, having acquired his knowl-
dge in this regard under the direc
tion of his father, for years presi
dent of the St. Louis Gas Co. He was
31 years of age, and unmarried. He
had been in bad health ever since com-
ng to Denver about a year ago. Ths
body will be taken to St. Louis fo
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one of the high-priced restaurant in the
exhibition grounds thinking of various
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"By thunder!" he exclaimed to the wait
er, "haven't yon any conscienoc at all in
"Beg pardon," replied the haughty urn
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conscience? Don't you understand?"
The waiter picked up the bill of fare and
began looking it over.
"I don't know if we have or not. If we
have, it's on the bill; if we ain't, you've
got to pay extra for it. Them's the rules,
air." Loudon Spare Momenta.
The timid suitor had finally stated bis
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it him sternlv. "Young man, can yon sup
port a family f"
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David was a long-distance thrower and
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On October 16th, rates to
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Round trip tickets to most
Texas points will cost, from
Illinois towns, $15 to $21,
according to location. Limit,
three weeks, with stop-overs.
One-way rates on same day will
be slightly lower. Great reduc
tions will also be made to Okla
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that trip you have been putting
off for a favorable opportunity.
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