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VOIi. Ii. NO. 175.
BOCK ISXiAKD. Ilili.. MONDAY. MAY 13. lyOl.
PBICE THBEE CENTS.
And in Consequence Many
Lives Are Lost Near
FATE OF THE PADUCAH
Two Bodies Are Recovered
and Twenty Deckhands
Carbondale. 111.. May 13 The
steamer Pdducah with an excursion
aboard, sank at Grand Tower. It is
reported 35 lives were lost.
St. Louis, May 13. The steamer City
of Pad u can, of the St. Louis and Ten
nessee Packet company, struck a snag
at Bruckporn landing, near Grand
Tower, 111., last night and sank. Two
passengers whose bodies wre recover
ed are Mabel Gardner, St. Louis, and
Mr. Bell, residence unknown, drowned.
Twenty Doca-handa Miming.
Twentj colored deckhands are mis
sing and it is believed that they
The vessel, valued at $15,000. is a
total loss. Other passengers and the
remainder of the crew were taken off
by the steamer City of Chester, which
passed the scene about midaight.
MRS. BOTHA STARTS
ON PEACE ERRAND.
Durbin, May 13 Mrs. Louis Botha,
who obtained consent to interview
Kruger, and urged him to agitate
peace, sailed for Europe today.
London, May 13. Kitchener re
ports: "Grenfell has occupied Lonis
trichart and captured 50 Boers with
rifles. Louistrichart was previously
held by six British with 40 surren
dered Boers. The other column re
ports eight Boers killed, 20 wounded,
132 prisoners and 24 surrenders."
New York, May 13. Under reas
suring news from London, the e fleet
based on the settlement with the
Northern Pacific shorts has "been
agreed on, the price being fixed at 140
anddelivery suspended for the pri
ent. The market opaned strong to
day, with prices generally upward,
though there were a few sharp de
clines in Union Pacific, which bsught
heavily and showed a gain of four
points oer Thursday.
THE RAILS SPREAD:
TRAIN IS DITCHED
New Orleans, May 13. A south
bound Illinois Central passenger train
from Chicago jumped the track on a
curve near Hazelharst, 30 miles south
of Jackson, at daylight today. C. E
Rose, of Fulton, Ky., mail cierk. and
Tom Lee, fireman, were killed. The
engineer and astistant mail clerk were
badly bruised. The wreck was caused
by spreading of rails.
POWERS GET READY
TO CALL SULTAN DOWN
Paris, My 13 The "Associated
Press learns on trustworthy authority
that unlessthe sultan of Tarkey yields
on the question of interference with
foreign postofiices the powers proba
bly will present an ultimatum in a
few days, backed by naval demons; n
tions. The powers, including Ger.
many, are acting in perfect unison in
DIES ON A TRANSPORT
Londou, May 13. Rev. John Trav
crs, archbishop of Ontario and
metropolitan Canada, died on board
the Atlantic transport line steamer
Pro mine, May 4. lie embarked seri
ously ill, as a result of pneumonia,
and intended to visit Egypt.
London. May 13. Shamrock I to
day beat Shamrock II Ore minutes
over a 20-milc course in a heavy wind
IN INSULAR CASES.
Washington, May 13. The United
States supreme court today adjourned
until next Monday, without announc
ing its opinion in the insular cases.
All Her Fault.
Mr. Peevish Where is that book of
mine? You know I told you last night
where I had put It for safe keeping.
Mrs. reevish Yes, dear, but I don't
remember where you said you had put
Mr. rccvish Well. I declare! Women
can't remember' blessed thing! PUII
adelphja Beord. - . .tt
Wisconsin ganate KtwnU Hi Criticism
Ion the Legislature. -Madison.
Wis.. May 13. At it clos
ing hour Saturday morn in? the senate
adopted resolutions strongly condemn
, lug Governor La Toilette for his stric
tures upon the legislature as net forth
In hi veto of the Hagemeister pri
mary bill. The resolutions were In
troduced by Itoehr, of Milwaukee, who
did so, he said, from a sense of duty
to his party, his fellow legislators ami
himself. After 'quoting extracts from
the message reflecting on the legisla
ture, the resolutions closed with a pro
test against the executive questioning
the motive or character of the legis
lators. Immediately an excited sccue
McUillivray jumped up and de
nounced the resolution as cowardlv
aud intended as a cover for the sins
of the majority, and denouncing the
stalwarts a not Republicans. Sena
tor Miller In a warm defense of iov
crnor LaFollette used the words "this
subsidized senate," and at once Sen
ator Long" Jones asked the clerk to
take down the offensive phrase, which
was done. Miller defiantly replying
that he could not be scared that way.
Miller finally withdrew bis remark
about a "subsidized senate," but the
resolution went through by a vote of
IS to 8.
DEAD THUG COSTS MUCH.
Faith fat Officer Probably Fatallj Wound
ed In the Melee.
Adin. Cal., May 13. Sheriff Behreus,
of Redding. Cal.. arrived at Adiu Sat
urday morning on the track of Dor
hind and Illingwortb, two prisoners
who escaped from the Shasta county
jail on April IK The constable of AI
tura. II. S. Walker, met Sheriff lieh-rt-ns'
at Adin and. they located the
prisoners about three miles north of
Atliu. A hand-to-hand combat en
sued. Horland was ktlled. probably by a
bullet from his companion, as he was
between the nhcriflf and lllingswortb.
Porland did not shoot, as the sheriu
had him covered, but Illingworth shot
hfteen or twenty times, three bullets
piercing the sheriff" clothing, Con-
stable Walker was shot through tiie
top of the left hip. probably fatally.
Ulingsworth escied. norland's re
mains were taken to Adin.
Score on tlie LHainond.
Chicago. .May 13. League clnh
Saturday recorded the following base
ball scores: At Huston Philadelphia
0. I'.osion 4: at Ibooklyn New York
7, Hrooklyn at Chicago St. IouIs
IT. Chicago l:.': at Pittsburg Wet
grounds. (SiukI.ivi At Chicago St.
Louis Chicago !: at Cincinnati
Pittsburg 1. Cincinnati .
American: At Baltimore Philadel
phia 7. Kalfimore O: at Boston Wash
ington 3, P.ostou 2; at Uetroit Chi
cago 4. Detroit O; at Milwaukee
Cleveland 5. Milwaukee V2. (Sunday)
At' Detroit Chicago r. Detroit 7: at
Milwaukee Cleveland 'J. Milwaukee 5.
Western Association: At Toledo
Dayton 8. Toledo 1; at Grand Itapids
Columbus 4, Grand Itapids f); at In
dianapolis .Marlon ;. Indianapolis 4:
at Port Wayne Iyouisvllle Ti. Fort
Wayne 8. (Sunday) At Toledo Day
ton 3. Toledo 4: at Fort Waynes
Louisville 13. Fort Wayne '2: (second
game) Louisville lo. Fort Wayne 1:
at Grand Itapids Columbus ."i. Grand
Itapids 10; at Marion I udiauapuKs
14, Marion 1.
Stat Senator ! To Starry.
Quimy, Ills.. May 13. State Sena
tor John McAdams. of this city, and
Miss Mamie Cowan, of Springfield.
Ills., will le married here on June 5.
The bride-to-lte was formerly post
mistress of the senate.
Valuable Morse Wantonly Killed.
Standish. Mich.. May 13. A valu
able young hors belonging to J. C.
Luudy was led out of his barn at night
hj some miscreant and killed by sev
ering the Jugular vein with a sharp
The Brrton PriMit,
If there is a country where theradl
tlon of hatred of "the Knglishman"
as a hereditary enemy still holds It Is
In Catholic Brittany.' In the eyes of
the Breton peasants and fishermen the
Knglishman is the enemy with whom
they have fought battles and will fight
That is to say, the - Englishman
stands for the typical sailor of a man-of-war
or torpedo boat, whom they
will fight when the time comes for
the attack, but no one thinks of him
as a man. The enemy Is a unit of war.
something outside ordinary life, a be
ing In uniform whom It Is glorious to
kill. He Is "the enemy" something
which will do great mischief to France
If one does not take care, something
which must be much more terrible and
dangerous than tbey can Imagine, since
all the men of France lose th best
years of their youth In learning to kill
this eventual adversary.
If ever the peasants come clearly to
realize that the only use of war Is to
kill people like themselves; If ever each
soldier becomes capable of Imagining
what the shock of two armies is ami
by what complicated series of lies and
Intrigues peoples are brought to the
point of killing each other, the work of
peace congresses will be wonderfully
simplified. Contemporary Review.
The word topaz comes from the
Greek verb signifying to guess. The
Jewel was brought from" the east and
reported to have come from an Island,
and men guessed at the location of the
Isle which produced such beautiful
The largest sponge ever sent to mar
ket was from the Mediterranean. It
was ten feet In circumference and
ttieo in diameter.
The first street lighting in this coun
try wAsdouc ip Nevr. Xork; In. 1CQT.
Strikes at the Exposition
Their General Effect
NOTHING NON-UNION IS ALLOWED
' Inside the Fair Incloaure Colon Long.
shoreman Shoots a Man at Cleve
land Machinists' Demands.
Buffalo. X. Y.. May 13. The booth
I in the Manufacturers' Liberal Arts
building at the Pan-American grounds,
which hat caused so much friction be
tween ethe labor unions aud the ex
position officials, and which threat
ened to Involve all the men employed
on the grounds In a general strike,
was removed yesterday and it is now
believed that all the carpenters will
go to work. The booth objected to W
the only one in auy of the buildings
manufactured in mills where non
union men are employed, and as this
Is the only cause of complaint that
the union carpenters have, the officials
are confident that there will be no
How the Trouble iieaan Again.
It was believed Saturday when the
men who struck Friday returned to
work Saturday morning that the mat
ter bad been adjusted. Saturday
night, however, the mill owners whose
lumlwr was removed from the grounds
In the morning returned with a force
of men and began the erection of a
tootb for which they had a coutract
with an exhibitor. Word was at once
ent to Director General Buchanan,
who ordered the work stopied. A
meeting of the Builders' Trades' coun
cil wa3 called to discuss the situation.
It was decided that unless the lumber
was removed from the grounds forth
with every man employed on tiie
Manufacturers' building would be
called out. If this action does not re
sult in the removal of the "unfair""
lumber, as the union men term it, the
leaders threaten to call out every man
employed on the grounds.
LABOR TROl'BLES OX TOE LAKES.
One Struggle Besults la a Serloua Shooting
The Marine Engineers.
Cleveland. May 13. As the culmi
nation of a bitler struggle between the
longshoreniens union and the line
ngents of this city that has been on
tinco early spring, three longshore
men Saturday night assaulted ami
shot one man. Frank Lavigtie. in the
eye. inflicting n serious wound. Two
other men. it is said, were hit by flying
bullets. The trouble arises vocr the
refusal of the line agents to treat with
the longshoremen's union over the un
loading of vessels at ths xrt. The
work has been even to contractors,
and the contractors have bred men
other than the regular longshoremen.
The njurcd 'man. wth several others,
were engaged in unloading the steam
er Mahoning when three longshore
men came upou the dock and lcgau
The striking marine engineers are
peeking the longshoremen's assistance
In their struggle against the United
States Sicel corporation. The local
longshoremen's union has passed res
olutions of sympathy for the engi
neers, and it Is intimated that they
may refuse to unload the steel cor
poration's boats. The longshoremen
are bound by their agreement with
the vessel owners not to take part in
any sympathetic strike. Tin engi
neers, however, believe this agreement
may lie broken, as the longshoremen
will have but little work to do until
the strike N ended.
"StfACniNISTS MAKE A DEMAND.
They Want an Increase of 12 1 -'J Per Cent.
May SO Illinois Central Settles.
Chicago. May 13. Fight hundred
members of the Machinists' Union Sat
urday night voted to demand of the
National Metal Manufacturers' asso
ciation an 'Increase of wages of i'n
per cent, on the existing scale. The
new scale is to become effective on
May 'Jo, on which date the law of the
machinists making nine hours a day's
work will go luto operation through
out the country. The decision affects
3..VM) men in and around Chicago.
There is no likelihood of a strike, be
cause of an agreement of the men
witli the bosses which makes arbitra
Business Agent Roderick, of the In
ternational Machinists' association,
says that the strike of Illinois' Central
machinists, which had leen threaten
ing, would probably be settled amic
ably. A compromise was reached Sat
urday Itetween officoals of the road and
r preventatives of the men. The men
Friday night expected to strike, ami
cipher Instructions were sent out to
local leaders. Roderick said that at
that time he fully expected to tie up
the Illinois Central system. Before
the orders were promulgated, however,
negotiation were renewed" which re
sulted in a compromise.
COMBINE Or TEXTILE WOKKKRS.
Move That Will Bring the Southern Oper
atives Into the I'nlon Lines.
Boston, Mass., May 13. As a result
of the textile . workers" convention,
which, concluded its . sessions at the
(julncy House last night. 7.5hi men
aud women employed in the textile
Industries of North America will Ik
members of cue great labor organiza
tion, to le known as the United Tex
tile Workers of America. Represent
atives of th International Union of
Textile Workers and the American
Federation of Textile Operatives were
preseut. with James Duncan, vice pres
ident of the American Federation-of
I.alwr. su-ting as chairman.
Both organizations decided to amal
gamate aud apply for a charter uu
deti the title uamd.L After that la ee-
cured the mule-spinners" union and the
looui-Hxers' union will affiliate them
selves with the organization, which
will eventually mean a membership of
yiH).0:O and an amicable understand
Ing between textile employes In the
north and south. In the past the em
ployes in the south have been mem
bers of the International Textile
Worker. while the northern opera
tives have beeen members of the
American Federation of Textile Op
eratives and for a long time a union
has been sought by the officials of
No Increase for the Amalgamated.
Pittsburg. Pa.. May 13. The exam
ination of the sales sheets of the
American Sheet iteel company by
President Shaefer. of the Amalgamat
ed Association, and the sheet mill
workers wage committee, to deter
mine the wage rate for the next sixty
days under the sliding scale resulted
in the wage rate being Used at the
tame figure as that now in' force.
Looks for Great Strife.
Washington, May 13. A general
strike involving directly l.Vi.otiO ma
chinists and indirectly ."iOO.OOO men in
metal-working trades Is expected to
take place on May -O unless some ar
rangement is effected in the mean
time. This Is the statement made last
r.ight by President James O'Comiell.
of the International . Association of
Kefused to Arbitrate the Case.
Albany. X. Y., May 13. The board
of directors of the United Traction
company has refused to arbitrate the
question of unionism witli their strik
ing employes, and ordered them to re
port for work or be discharged.
Me Is on an Industrial Mission,
New York, May 13. Louis Cassler
was a passenger of the steamer St.
Louis Saturday. He- conies over to
ixive the way for a delegation of Brit
ish workmen of the engineering trade,
who will visit this country in six or
eight weeks. The reason of their visit
is to see how the American workmen
perform a day's work.
CAME NEAR GETTING AWAY
Couldn't IJnbe a Man to Let tier Pass.
Grand Rapids. Mich., May 13. Mrs.
Elizabeth Fitzgerald, alias Mildred
l'reston. alias Madame ZIngara, wait
ing trial in the superior court on the
charge of swindling Miss Kthclyu
Quimby, daughter of the late 1. M.
Qui m by, a wealthy lumberman, out of
$NfN by claiming to be able to settle a
litigation involving the Quimhy estate.
In her favor, nearly succeeded in mak
ing her escape from Jail Saturday
lu some manner she had secured
keys to her cell door and two other
doors, and she made her way to the
basement, where she offered the engi
ueer. who blocked her passage. $."(H to
ptrmit her to leave the jail. The
brlb was refused, and Mildred was re
turned to her ell. After securing Miss
t.Uamby's money tin- a.leged clairvoy
ant decamped from this city and was
a i rested in New York' last March,
where site was known as Madame
ACQUITTED BY THE JURY.
Harvard Instructor Eastman. Who Was
Charged with the Murder of Grugan.
Cambridge. Mass., May 13. After
a long and dramatic trial. Charles R.
Last man. the Harvard Instructor. -Saturday
was acquitted on the charge of
murdering his brother-in-law. Richard
II. Grogan. Jr.. while at target prac
tice on July 4 last. The jury debated
five hours and a half before reaching
u verdict. When the verdict was an
nounced there was a demonstration
among the hundred and fifty specta
tors which the court officers weie en
tirely unable to suppress for some
The young man's father, who has
stood loyally by his side through the
long strain, and who has spared no
expense in lawyers and experts to
clear his son of the charge, was the
first to press bis hand as he stepped
from the prisoner's cage.
Must Stay Oet or Saloons.
Frankfort. Ind., May 13. The Clov
er Leaf Railroad company has issued
a general order prohibiting its em
ployes entering saloon at any time,
either on or off duty. The order also
prohibits employes of the road from
Warding or rooming at any place with
which there is a bar connected di
rectly or Indirectly, and states that any
violation will bring instant dismissal.
Injured by a Falling Mine Cage.
Latrobe. Pa.. May 13. Fight men
were badly injured by a falling cage
at the Millwood Coal "and Coke works
here Saturday. They are: Joseph Bak
er, miner, leg and arm broken: Samuel
Robb. leg broken and neck sprained:
ix foreigners. Huugarian aud Italian
miners, severely bruised a limit the
bodies, and numerous scalp wounds
anil small bones broken.
Train Fatally Mops a Fight.
Falrbury. Neli.. May 13. A horse
doctor named Ziegler and George
Browner were having a tight back of
Colby's billiard hall early tiiis morn
ing when the Rock Island switch en
gine, pushing n string of cars out of
the way. ran over the two men. cut
ting off boih of Zlegler's fct (he has
tlnce dledi and injuring Browner's
What a Special Learns In Turkey.
London. May 13. "The Sultan. I
learn." says the Constantinople cor
reswindent of The Daily Chronicle,
"concocted the plague scare In order
to enforce a quarantine that would
exclude a band of anarchists who. lie
sind leeu informed by Austria, were
coming to assassinate him."
Iowa I. O. O. F. Orphans' Home.
Mason City, la.. May 13. The Odd
Fellows expect very shortly to com
mence work on their state orphans
nome. to ie erected in this city. 1
btrildincr will lii
and two stories. Th,. dimensions u
io.!p icei. j iwfo ar to Im rorly
led rooms, school moins, office, a din- '
las room and kitchen. 6 - ' " " '
Sweeps Away Property Valued at
3800,000 with the Help of
a High Wind.
COT TIME IH A DETE0IT SUBUEB
Western Colon Loses $000,000 Worth
Telegraph Poles Flames also
Consume a Dredg.
Detroit, Mich.. May 13. Fanned by
a thirty-tive-mile-au-hour wind, lire
jesterday afternoon swept the west
bank of the Rouge river in Delray, a
suburb to the south of Detroit, for
three-quarters of a mile aud destroyed
over $0MXHi worth of property. Fol
lowing are the losses: Salliotte .c
Furgasou. lumber mill, $.10,000, cov
ered by insurance; Brownlee & Co.'s
sawmill, salt block and part of their
Mock of lumber. $45.0UO, insured for
$1.",000: the Western I'niou Telegraph
company, loss on cedar ioles stored
In a yard which was swept by the
flames, about $UO0,tt0o, witli unknown
Insurance; Carkin. Stickney & Cram,
loss on dredge which was- tied up at
Salliotte Si Furgason's dock, $70,000,
with unknown insurance: Maltby Lum
ber company, cedar Kles and sawmill,
5-50,000. with insurance of Jr'JTi.000.
Ileiclna In an Idle Mill.
The tire originated shortly after 1
p. m. in the roof of the Salilotte
Furgason lumtier mill. The mill had
iot been running for several mouths,
and the roof was as dry s tinder.
The building was soou in ashes, and
the tire swept across a dock to where
dredge No. ." of the Carkin. Stickney
tV Cram fleet of dredges was tied up.
Despite efforts to save her. this craft
was burned to the water's edge. Great
embers were picked up by the wiud
und dropped on the roof of Brownlee
V- Co.'s mill and salt block, and both
these buildings were destroyed.
Fire Boat streams of no 1'oe.
Delray has a very small tire depart
ment: and a call for help was sent to
the Detroit department, which re
sponded with three engines and the
lire boat Battle. Kven the great
streams from the tire boat were power
less to check the flames, which were
rolling down the river bank for hun
dreds of feet. From the Brownlee
property the tire jumped oer into the
large yard which the Western I'niou
Telegraph company used as a storage
point for their cedar telegraph poles.
The yard is the distributing ioiut for
ten states, and over 10O.OOO ixIes were
stored there. The streams from the
tire boat Battle were centered on this
yard, but they had no effect in staying
the flames. 'the four-inch streams
were turned into steam almost before
they raeched the burning piles of poles.
Another Hre a Mile Away.
The plant of the Maltby Lumber
company was the last oue on the river
bank, and it was soon destroyed, to
gether with a large stock of cedar
loles which was stored in the vni
pany's yard. While this tire was
burning the lumber yard of G. A.
Ratipp & Co.. in Kcorse, about a mile
from Delray. was set on tire by sparks
from a passing eugoiue, aud .VMUXHI
feet of lumlter was destroyed. The
loss is ahout $75,000, covered by in
surance. 'niacklistlnic Case Fails.
Chicago. May 13. In the Driscoll
blacklisting case the jury failed to
agree and was discharged by the court
Saturday. The case was that of Mi
chael Driscoll against the Pittslnug.
Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
company for $."O.00O damages for al
leged blacklisting after the A. R. 1".
strike of 1SD4. Driscoll was a switch
man, and like many others since that
strike advanced the charge that the
railroads of the Cnited States have
entered into a conspiracy to blacklist
every man who takes part in auy
The Students Chart" the rrinre.
Melbourne. May 13. Among the
ceremonies here yesterday in connec
tion with the visit of the Duke and
Duchess of Cornwall and York was
the conferring on the duke of the de
gree of doctor of laws by the Univer
sity of Melbourne. The undergradu
ates bombarded the duke witli volleys
of chaff, which -the recipient seemed
to enjoy. The whole audience, which
included many ladies, joined in sing
ing "He's a Jolly Good Fellow."
Murdered an Illegitimate Babe.
Wichita. Kan.. May 13. Mrs. Nick
Mark and her daughter. Mary Mark,
the wife and daughter of a prominent
farmer, ook Mary Mark's illegitimate
child from a hospital Saturday on pre
text that they were taking it to their
home, and an hour afterward It was
found choked and buried in the sand
of the Arkansas river. The women
were arrested and the young woman
confessed the killing of the child.
Tale Defeats Harvard at Athletics.
New- Haven. Conn., May 13. Yale
defeated Harvard Saturday afternoon
iu an excitng seres of track events
constituting the annual dual meet be
tweeu the universities. The score
was: Yale. 57; Harvard. -17. The final
and decisive score was made in the
last event, the pole vault.
Results of Rowing Rare.
Annapoli. Md.. May 13. Pennsyl
vania 'varsity boat crew won Satur
dav from the naval cadets' first crew;
tinie Pennsylvania 10:34. cadets 10:3.".
Pennsylvania freshmen won from the
cadets' second crew: time Pennsyl
vania 9:112-.". cadets 0:3.-2-5.
Henry Vlllard Katate Tax.
New York. May 13. The transfer
tax on the estate of the late Henry Vil
la rd was paid to the county treasurer
of Westchester -ounty Saturday. It
amounted to $34,411. less 5 per cent,
for prompt payment, a total of $31,
747.15). . .. .
TALKS TO STATE BOARDS.
Gov. Yates on ths Matter of State Institu
Springfield. Ills.. May 13. At the
request of the governor representa
tives of all the state Itoards. commis
sions, etc., came to Springfield Sat
urday to meet him in a conference rel
ative to Their duties aud responsibili
ties. The conference was held iu the
main reception room of the executive
office and was addressed by the gov
ernor. He said: "I have called you
gentlemen here today for the purpose
of conferring with you concerning the
great duties which have devolved upon
you by virtue of your acceptance of
the trusts reposed in you.
"If any changes in policy or em
ployes are to be made. I feel that they
should be decided upon so that they
can go into effect July 1. It is no more
than right that old employes and of
ficials who may not be retained should
have at least a month's notice. In or
der to give this we should decide upon
any change between this and the 1st
of .lone. So I have called you here
today to give my entire time to you
to arranging a docket before you re
turn on speelied days to consider sev
erally the changes which are to be
"There shall be one motto that shall
hold us together. As soon as that mot
to is broken we sever company. That
motto is the highest possible efficiency
and good for the people of Illinois."
YOUNG GIRLS GO SMASHING.
Do Much Damage in a Saloon, and Are
Thrown Out and Jailed.
Wichita. Kan., May 13. Winona
Kilgore. Anna Peoples, .lasamiue Wil
hoit. three young girls, the latter a
daughter of Lucy Wilhoit. the col
league of Mrs. Nation, smashed the
Summit saloon here Saturday after
noou. They entered with stones, and
the barkeeper did not know that an
attack was threatened until the glass
began to crash about his ears.
Fred Wolf, the proprietor, knocked
the girls down witii his list and
pitched them one after another into
the street. Miss Wiihoit's brother cine
to their defense and Wolf struck him.
making a long gash on his face from
which the blood flowed freely. In the
melee the wrist of Miss I'eoples was
broken. The police arrested the girls
and lodged them in the city Jail.
Wichita. Kan.. May 13. Mrs. Car
rie Nation arrived here Saturday
night after an exciting day at Har
per. There was a circus in town and
she organ i.ed a raid on saloons, but
was arrested before she could do any
smashing. She was released on prom
ising that she wotdd take the next
train out of town, which she did.
The American Federation of Musi
cians has decided that women cannot
be barred from membership.
St. Paul and Minneapolis have sent
:i pressiug invitation to the president
to visit them ou his return trip.
Leading British Atlantic lines may
combine to rigid the Morgan sydi
cate. General Botha's wife is on her way
to Holland to confer with Kruger.
Newport's divorce docket contains
forty-three cases, including many well
Miss Helen Gould is suffering from
mrvous prostration, due to overwork.
The ImkI.v of Willie MeCormiok. who
disappeared at New York March '27,
was found in a creek.
L. D. Home, a naturalized Ameri
can and reshlent of St. Paul, has paid
Ki.sisa tWKj rubles for evading military
service, to save his parents" home.
The body of Wolf Betz. of Carmi.
Ills., was found floating in the Wabash
river near Mount Vernon, Ind.
By a very "slick" trick the teller of
the Hibernian National bauk at New
Orleans has robbed the institution of
$3t;.NK. which he -blew in" on Wall
street. He is under arrest.
The London Lancet says Hgarette
smoking is the most harmless- of the
three kinds, the others being cigars
and pipes, cigars being most harmful.
The conventioiii of the Amelgamated
Association of Street Railway Em
ployes has re-elected W. 1). Ma ban, of
Find of'JOO.OOO More Debt.
Cleveland. O.. May 13. Besides the
330.000 it owes depositors, the Cuya
hoga Savings and Banking company is
also said to be liable ou about $100,000
on notes on which its name was iu
dorsed by President It. N. Pollock.
.lake Srhaefer at Home Again.
New York. May 13. Jake Schaefer
returned with his protege and pupil,
Leonard Howisou. on La Ixrraine
yesterday, after a six-mouths tour of
Paris. Ixnulon aud Berlin.
Order Restored at Rareelona.
Paris, May 13. A dispatch from
Barcelona announces that order has
been resored. and that mauy strikers
"nave resumed work on tie old terms.
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One Gomel for the Flatt Idea.
Havana. May 13. General Jose
Miguel Gomez, civil governor of Santa
Clara, and one of the delegates to the
constitutional convention, is out in an
interview in the Lucha in which he
declares himself in favor of the accept
ance of the Piatt amendment.
To Chicago In an Auto.
T'tica,. N. 1.. May 13. Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Shaw of Chicago, passed
through this city Saturday on an auto
mobile tour from New York to Chi
cago. Mr. Shaw wagered $2.noo that
he could make the trip in 144 hours'
Katal tiriefOrer a Uaoghter.
Columbia City. Ind.. May 13. Emil
Myers, aged 43. a stock buyer, com
mitted suicide Saturday. Relatives
found the Ixjdy hanging in a stable.
Grief over the mental condition of his
13-year-old daughter, whom it Is neces
sary to take. to an asylum, is ascribed
as the cause.
Department store Fails.
Bcrlington. la.. May 13. The Bee
Hive department store assigned Sat
urdcy. Liabilities, $3,000; assets, $0,-000.
TALK OF STRIKE
Number of Men Involved in
the Machinists' Diffi
culties. MR. O'CONNELL IS HOPEFUL
Santa Fe Among the Corpo
rations That Has Made
Washington, May 13. Conferences
are in progress in this city today be
tween President O'Connell, of the In
ternational Association of Machinists,
and President Gompers, of the Amer
ican Federation of Labor, and officials
of several metal working trades other
than machinists considering the moral
and financial support to be given the
proposed strike of the machinists.
This afternoon O'Connell said the out
look was very encouraging for a suc
cessful strike in many localities
throughout the country. A number
of firms not now complying with the
arrangement' entered into between
the machinists and association em
ployers as to the 9-hour day, signed
today. O'Connell predicts a large
number of these will have signed by
May 20. He says the strike will af
fect at least 100,000 men directly and
as many more indirectly.
Santa Fe Settles.
Topeka, May 13. From May 1 the
Atchison railroad increases the
wages of all its machinists 3 cents
per hour, 59 hours to 'constitute a
week's work. This is the result of
the conference between a committee
of the International Union of Machin
ists and the road officials.
Engineers' Strike Ends.
Cleveland, May 13.- The strike be
tween the marine engineers and the
United States Steel corporation was
settled today. This practically ends
the engineers1 strike on the lake
steamers which has been on the last
three months. The terms of settle
ment are not made public-
TOUR MAY BE ABANDONED.
Effect of Mrs. HcKlnley'a Illness on Pres
San Francisco, May 13. Secretary
Cortelyou this morning gave out the
following bulletin: "Mrs. McKinley
is resting well. During the night and
this morning she was as quiet and
comfortable as the physicians expect
ed her to be." The president will
not necide until later in the day
whether he will go to San Jose or not.
There is some probability of the pres
ident abandoning the proposed trip
into the northwest in view of the con
dition of Mrs. McKinley.
President McKinley has just de
cided, owing to a slight improve
ment in the condition of Mrs. McKin
ley, that he will go to San Jose today,
as he intends to spend only an hour
or two in the "Garden City."
s-'in Francisco, May 13. The sudden
illness of Mrs. McKinley has caused an
unexpected change in the itinerary of
President McKin. ;y. He arrived in
this city quietly yesterday afternoon,
several hours ahead of the time sched
uled. The state of Mrs. McKinley'
health was such yesterday morning
that the president decided to leave Del
Monte aud bring his wife to this city,
immediately, to the home of Henry T.
Scott, where she could have complete
rest for a few daye and where a spe
cialist could be consulted if necessary.
When the train, consisting of a bag
gage car aud the president" special
coach, stopped at Valencia street. Mrs.
McKinley was carried in a steamer
.v-liair by two colored porters from the
private car to a closed carriage In
waiting. She was heavily veiled, and
the president and Dr. Rixey followed
close behind. Mrs. McKinley was
gently placed in the carriage. The
president was quite pale and looked
serious. I'pon arirving at the Scott
residence Mrs. McKinley was again
lifted out of the carriage and placed
In an invalid chair and carried into the
Secretary Cortelyou. when ques
tioned concerning Mrs. McKinley' con
dition, state that there was nothing
alarming in Her present indisposition,
and that perfect quiet and rest for a
few days would restore her to her
usual health. It was the impression,
however, of those who saw Mrs. Mc
Kinley that sbe is very ill.
The programme for the party be
tween Del Monte and San rPancisco)
will le carried out as originally plan
ned, and the president expects to b?
able to rejoin the party at San Jose toj
Statical Festival Closes.
Btirliugtun. la.. May 13. Burling
ton's May mu.oical festival closed Sat
urday night. 1'uIIy 2,000 people at
tended the closing concert.
Bomb for tnerehbiahop.
Ix.iidon. My 13. The Daily Mnil
publishes the followiug from '.Malta:
"A bomb was exploded at midnight
against the residence- f the ar.-li-bishop,
but no serious damage wai