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VOL. L.II. NO. 304.
BOCK ISLAND, XLIi., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1903.
PEICE TWO CENTS.
WOULD MAKE THEM
ONLY FACTORY FOR
ENTERS THE LISTS
Plan With Reference to Negro Pro
Aspirations for Republican Nomina
tion for Governor An
nounced. Gentryville Ind., Turning Out Com
bustible of Sawdust
New Yorker Held to Answer Charge
inulgated at Methodist
of Killing His
High Officials Expect No
Conflict in Far
Japanese Scout Idea of
cation. I'.erlin, Oct. 13. Count Inouve, the
Japanese minister, says everything in
dispute between Russia and Japan
will be settled amieably.
London. Oet. 13. The trend of to
day's early information regarding the
far eastern situation is less alarming'.
The Frankfurter Zeitung publishes a
telegram from Shanghai saying there
is mi eonfirmation of the reported oc
cupation of Mahai San Uho by Japan
adding that the Russo-Japanese nego
tiations at Tokio eoneerning the evac
uation of Manchuria give the impres
sion the political situation in Japan i
Koelnisehe Zeilnng prints a reassur
ing telegram from Port Arthur stat
ing the Kussian viceroy has issued a
contradiction of the reported move
ments of the Japanese troops to
Corea. TIw telegram adds the re
ports circulated on the subject are
evidently only intended to serve the
purposes of speculation and provoke
I'.erlin, Oct. 13. The foreign office
here now looks upon the situation in
the far east as being less grave, Roth
Japan and Russia appear willing to
arrange a modus vivendi concerning
Corea. Which country is not Man
churia, is the extreme point of differ
Shanghai Reports Absnrd.
Yokohama, Oct. 13. All reports
emanating from Shanghai of the open
ing of hostilities between Japan and
Jiussia, etc.. may be dismissed as alt
surd. Russo-Japanese affairs are
The. second, secretary of the Kus
sian legation left Tokio Oct. 12 with
secret dispatches for the Kussian
viceroy of the far east, Admiral Alex
ieff. An important conference between
Japanese statesmen, including Mar
quis Ito. was held at the premier's
Yokohama. Oct. 13. The announce
ment, by M. I.cssnr, the Kussian min
ister to China, that the Manchurian
convention between Russia and China
has lapsed is received here with ridi
cule. Dispatches from Che-Foo report
that a Kussian warship and a trans
port with r.m troops left Port Arthur
Oct. 4 for Corea. The Kussian: forces
lit New Chwang are reported to have
boon increase d. General Kodama, the
Japanese home minister, has been ai
pointcd chief assistant to the military
staff. The premier and the ministers
for war, navy and foreign affairs have
bad a idmultaiuous audience of the
Japan Must Have a, Backer.
Paris. Oct. 33. Speaking of th?
Kusso-Japuueso situations I. Flourens,
the former foreign minister of France,
paid: "Japan must have another pow
er behind her or else she will not take
the offensive." An attache of the for
eign office Informed the Associated
Press,, that he djd not think Kussia
would draw France into a conflict at
present. He added that the cabinets
at St. Petersburg and Taris are incom
plete accord, and expressed the opin
ion that the postponement of the czar's
visit to Kome was not due to the at
titude of the socialists, but to the sit
uation in the far east.
'o Alarm Felt at Washington.
Washington, Oct. 13. At the Kus
sian embassy the officials are not
alarmed over the situation In the far
east. The view held there is that neith
er .Kussia nor Japan desires war,
though both may be making prepara
tions to that end, and that there ia
really no question at issue which can
not be settled without recourse to
arms, provided the negotiating parties
are disposed to use diplomacy rather
than the sword. The embassy has re
ceived no advices from St. Petersburg
for more than two weeks.
OHIO MONUMENTS AT
. ANTIETAM DEDICATED
-Hagerstown, Md.. Oct. 13. The 10
monuments erected on the Antietam
battlefield by the state of Ohio, in
cluding one to the memory of Presi
dent McKinley, were dedicated today
with appropriate exercises.
AT INDIANAPOLIS TODAY
Imlbinarwriis. Oct. 13. A heavy vote
' - - i
is being polled at today's city elec-J
Chicago, Oct. 13. A memorial to
congress presented several days ago by
Dr. C. L. Parks, of Atlanta, Ga., rec
ommending the education of the color
ed people of the south by the United
States government, has been adopted
by the Kock Kiver conference of the
Methodist church. In session at Au
rora. Dr. Parks desires to put the ne
gro on the same plane with the In
dian, making him a ward of the gov
eminent. The legal difficulties which
may arise he believes can be surmount
ed by a carefully planned campaign.
and he sees in the consummation of
his plan a solution of the negro prob
While discussing the list of super
animates Kev. Frank Hardin gave a
roast to suiH'iann nates who engage in
business. "The men," he declared.
"should either become effective or lo
cate. They have no right to draw up
ou our funds while engaged in making
a living in other fields."
PRISONERS LET OUT
ON FORGED PARDONS
Mystery Develops in Military Prison
Near San Fran
cisco. San Francisco. Oct. 13. Four mili
tary prisoners at Alcatraz have been
released by the authorities on par
dons which it is now discovered were
fraudulent. The pardons were sent
through the ordinary course of sol-
iers' pardons, bearing the regular
seals and stamps as though approved
y the president, but by whom and
through whose assistance the forger
ies were perpetrated are. questions
not yet solved.
ROAD DISCHARGES MEN
TO REDUCE THE EXPENSES
Cleveland, O., Oct. 33. At the head-
Omrfjrs of the Lake Shore road here
it was stated that probably not to ex
ceed 400 men would, be dismissed by
that coinpanj- as a result of an or
der sent out from New York to re
duce the force of help in all shops on
the Vanderbllt system wherever pos
sible. One hundred and fifty of the
K0 men employed in the Iike Shore
shops at Collinwood have been dis
charged, and an equal number will
probably ! dismissed at the Elkhart.
Buffalo, X. Y., Oct. 33 The order
to reduce the force of shopmen on the
Vanderbllt system Las caused the dis
charge of alnuit TrfJO employes at Buf
falo and Depew.
Ciront Will Not Content.
New York. Oct. 33. Comptroller
i rout has finally decided not to make
i legal contest to keep his name ou
the Fusion ticket as a candidate for
re-election to the jiosition which he
now fills. He has made public a brief
statement In which he declares that
while he considers the action of the
Kepublicnn city convention in with
drawing him as a candidate to be M-
legal he would not institute any pro
ceedings in court.
Poison Clan Kevins Work.
Washington. Oct. 33. The table
class of Dr. Wiley, chief of the bureau
of chemistry of the agricultural de
partment, composed of twelve young
mem selected for the purpose of test
ing the effect of salysilic acid and oth
er preservatives upon food, has be
gun the second experiment of the
Prominent Citizens Must Stand Tria.
Des Moines, la., Oct. 33. The mo
tion for the dismissal of the case of the
live prominent citizens charged with
contempt of court by means of jury
tampering has been overruled by Judge
iven, and the eases wil go to trial on
Thursday. E. II. Hunter, tanker and
politician; Jesse O. Wells, cx-a Merman
ami capitalist ;W. L. White", shoe mer
chant; Michael Grady, ex-alderman,
and F. A. Marvin, contractor, are the
Refused to Tell About Kebatrs.
Chicago, Oct. 13. James S. Watson,
ex-presldent of the Torter Bros.' com
pany, refused to testify before Bank-
uptcy Referee Frank Wean regarding
the rebates said to have been received
from transportation companies in con-
nectionwith the large commission busi
ness of that concern. Watson took the
position that such testimony might in
Frank Olmstead Cuts His Throat.
Grand Kapids, Mich., Oct. 33.
Frank Olmstead. a mason, 38 years
of age, arose from bed, went into his
kitchen and drew a razor across) his
throat while his wife grappled with
him and attempted to wrest the blade
from him. lie died on his way to a
. Our Meter Is All Right.
Paris. Oct. 13. L. A. Fischer, of the
bureau of standard weights and meas
ures at Washington, has compared the
United States meter with the interna
tional standard and has found it ac
Chicago, Oct. IX Charles S. Deneen,
state's attorney of Cook county, an
nounced his candidacy for the repub
lican nomination for governor last
night. In making his formal deelara
tion Mr. Deneen spoke to 2,(M)( of his
friends who assembled in Boulevard
hall, Garfield boulevard and Halsted
street, from the Lake View wards. A
resolution requesting him to make the
race was unanimously adopted, repre
senting, it was declared, not only the
cntiment of the Thirty-first ward,
but those adjacent, the Twenty-ninth,
Thirtieth and Thirty-second, which he
has controlled in the past.
DES MOINES WOMAN HOME
FROM SCENE OF CARNAGE
Des Moines. Ia.,N Oct. 13. After a
journey ot six weeks M.s. Esther
Steinlorg and her three children, who
were hidden in the cellar of a Chris
tian home for three davs durinsr the
Kis-cheneff massacre in Kussia. have
arrived in Des Moines to join, Stein
berg. Mrs. Stoinlorg brought pictures
taken after the worst of the massacre,
and confirms all of the stories of hor
ror. She says the reports were mild
compared with the awful facts. She
saw a woman with a spike driven into
her skull, women d,isemlowled and
hot pitch ioured into their wounds.
and men and women slashed and
crushed and left lying in the streets.
Student RukIi I Cost i ni; Heavily.
Ann Arbor. Mich., Oct. 13. Patrol
man Isbell, who was struck on the
head in the students tight last Fri
day night, is resting well, his delirium
having subsided. Kay Baker, the
drian student charged with having
struck Isbell, has given $."00 bail. The
four others arrested were each fined
$15 aTid $r.Ui costs, and they paid $7
a piece for the material they carried
from the Y. M. C. A. building for their
bonfire. They paid attorneys $40 be
Polygamy lietter Than IHvoree.
New York. Oct. 33. "As between
the two evils, divorce and polygamy,
give me polygamy," said W. Bourke
Cockran'at the observance of Colunibur;
day by the Knights of Columbus in
Carnegie Hall. His declaration came
in the climax of his address on the
influence of the achievements of Co
lumbus uion American civilization,
which, he said, was threatened by one
great evil, divorce.
Hearst tilves Congressmen a Ride.
Chicago, Oct- 13. A special train on
the Santa Fe road has left Chicago,
having on board a number of United
States senators and representatives In
congress, the guests of William It.
Hearst. The party will visit the prin
cipal .rities in New Mexico, Arizona
and Oklahoma, for the purpose of get
ting information as to the qualifica
tions of the terr'tories for statehood.
Engage an American Engineer.
Vancouver, 15. C, Oct. 13. It is re
ported here that Mr. Stevens, formerly
chief engineer of the Great Northern,
is to have- the same position with the
Grand Trunk and to take charge of
that road's extension to the Pacific.
Mr. Stevens won a substantial repu
tation by building the Great Northern
through the Kocky and Cascade moun
tains. Young Royal Couple to Take Chance.
Berlin, Oct. 33. Prince and Prin
cess Andrew of Greece, who were mar
ried at Damstadt Oct. 7. are now at
Ileiligcnberg castle, near .Tugenheim.
They start next week automobiling to
Athens, ' tbn machine givei to him
by the czar. The wedding presents
are valued at $1,000,000. The czar's
gifts in jewels amounted to $lUo,000.
Steamer Capsizes; All Saved.
Fort Ferances, Out., Oct. 13. The
steamer Itasca, of the Northern Min
nesota Navigation company, of Inter
national Falls, capsized nine miles west
of the falls in Kainy river. Thirty
passengers and a valuable cargo were
on board. The passengers were res
cued. Jan Hamilton Sees Gettysburg Field.
Gettysburg, Pa., Oct. 33. Lieuten
ant General Ian Hamilton, the dis
tinguished British army officer, accom
panied by General Oliver, acting sec
retary of war, and Generals Johusou,
Nicholason and Davis, visited the bat
tlefield. They the nleft for Antietam.
Difl'er from the French Duel.
Berlin, Oct. 13. A duel with pistols
was fought on the parade ground at
Schellenhau between Lieutenant Schrei
ner, of the Fifty-seventh Infantry, ami
a Heuteuaut of the reserves, Rauch
fleisch. . One of the combatsfoi'i.-j was
Man AVho Captured Jeft Davis Dead.
Hutchinson, Kau., Oct. 13. Captain
S. I. Stauber, who was first lieuten
ant In charge of the troop of Michigan
cavalry that captured Jefferson Davis,
Is dead at his home here.
Master Horse Shoera in Council.
St Paul, Oct. 13. About 200 dele
gates to the twelfth annual convention
of the Master Horse Sheers' Protective
association arc in session here.
Granted by Judge Belden
in Ohio To
day. NEWSPAPER INVOLVED
Must Cease Efforts
Hamilton, Ohio, Oct. i:i. Judge
Belden today granted one of the most
sweeping injunctions ever issued by
an Ohio court. It was directed against
the Hamilton Typographical union,
the Hamilton Cooperative Trades and
Labor council, and the Nonpareil
Printing company, publishers of the
county trade organ.
The defendants are enjoined from
continuing the boycott on the Kepub
licnn News or firms which advertise in
it. and ordered that interference of
very sort with the company's busi
ness must stop.
Has Constitutional Klght.
The court said the constitution gave
my company the right to employ
whomsoever they saw fit. The boy
cott was to force the plaint i it to
imioni.e and abandon an open shop
Porto Rican Socialists and An
archists are Making
!CLD GLORY" PUT IN MOURNING
Kiot in. Which the Mob Attacks the
Police and I'orty Rioters
Are Kim In.
San Juan, Porto Kico, Oct. 13. Gov
crnor Hunt has return d here from
Ponce, where he attended a banqutt in
celebration of the extension of Unit
ed States railways in the island, lie
was everywhere received with demon
strations of confidence and esteem.
During thegovernor's absence Uie'unti
United Statts socialists and anarchists
had a clash with the police on the
plaza of this city. Forty arrests were
made and many of the prisoners were
convicted and sentenced to six mouths
imprisonment, including the Anarchist
Conde, who was recently convicted of
insulting the United States Hag.
Socialists Attack the. 1'olieah
The clash was due to the -?ialE tJ,
who attacked the iliee. The latter
ordered the mob to disperse and on
meeting with a refusal they usi"d their
clubs freely. United Statesans here
are particularly lucensed at the car
rying of black and fed flags and a
craied United States flap: by a mob, as
an incitement to disorder. Conde de
fivered a vry offensive harangue, iu
which he approved of the mob resort
ing to bloodshed if necessary.
Death Hlow to Anarchy Demanded.
The United Statesans demand the
punishment of all the dangerous so
cialists, and are overhwelming Gov
ernor Hunt, with assurances of support
in a vigorous campaign to uphold law
and order. They urge that an imme
diate death blow be given to anarchy
here. The city now is quiet. More of
the men arrested for attacking the po
lice will be tried today.
CAUGHT IN BANK
Several Believed i to . Have Been
Killed in Cavc-in This
Pittsburg, Oct. VI. As the result of
a cave-in at the construction work of
the Pennsylvania railroad on Hamil
ton avenue this afternoon a number
of men are believed to be buried un
der hundreds of ton of earth. It is
not expected any can be rescued alive.
P03TAL OFFICIALS ON TRIAL
FOE ACCEPTING A BRIBE
Cincinnati, Oct. i;. Trials of For
mer Attorney General of 'the Post
office Department' U. V. -Miller and
Joseph Johns, of Kockville, Ind.,
charged with accepting a brige from
John J. Kyan, a "turf investor, began
Evansville, I ml., Oct. 13. Gentry
ville, n small town in Spencer coun
ty, has the only kindling factory of
its kind in the world. The plant has
been put in operation!, and the ma
chinery is the invention of II. I. Da
vidson, of Gentryville. Hie kindling
is made into tubes, each of which is
designed to kindle a fire. Three kinds
are made, one for wood lire, one for
coal tires and one for furrsice fires.
The price ranges from T." cents a
gross to $2 a gross. Sawdust is used
in the manufacture, with pine tar and
other substances. The plant employs
aliout thirty men and is capable of
turning out H gross daily. The own
ers of the plant expect to make a fort
une. ELECTRIC LINES UNDER
A SINGLE MANAGEMENT
Detroit, Oct. l.'J. J. if. Hawks, one
of the owners of the Detroit, Ypsilanti,
Ann Arbor and Jackson electric line,
states that a consolidation of all the
electric lines between Detroit and
Kalamazoo, a total of about 270 miles.
has been practically effected. S. F.
Angus, Hawks' partner, has ju.-t re
turned from New York, where he went
on business connected with themerger.
Hawks said: "Tlio deal was he
back for a long time by the tight
ness of mney, but money is easier
now, and there is no question but that
it will go through. All that remains
is a mere question of details. The con
solidation will result in a more econ
omical operation of the properties than
Is possible under several manage
ments." Tier Ashes Were Duly Scattered.
Muncie, Ind., Oct. 13. The ashes of
Mrs. I .a ura K. Andi-rson-. who died sev
eral monthsago.wereseattered over her
favorite rose bush. in. accordance with
her dying wishts-. Mrs. Anderson was
a prominent free thinker, and at one
time editor of the magazine. Free
Thought. Knowing that she was fa
tally ill, she requested that her liody
be cremated and that on the anniver
sary of her birth the ashes be scat
tered over the rose bush in her front
Picking Ills Tall Strawherry Crop.
Danville. Ind.. Oct. 1.1. John McCoy,
a gardener, west of town, has picked
a quantity of line strawberries from
his patch, which yielded him hundreds
of gallons earlier in the season. The
quantity of those just picked are as
tine as any during the regular sea
son. Allcfi;ed 15-okT ; Sixty Day.
Ploomington, 111.. Oct. l.'J. William
O'Neill, arrested last week f jr alleged
attempt to bribe the lawyers for the
defense in a Chicago Board of Trade
suit, has been -given a hearing for cont
tcinpt of court, lined $100 aud sen
tenced to sixty days in jail.
ItonHre Causes Child' Death.
Chicago, -Oct. 13. Her dress ignited
at a lontire, Eva IJoche, 7 years old,
was so severely burned that she died
n few hours later at ber home, 2405
One Hundred and Sixteenth . street.
The child was playing nlout the bon
fire with a younger sister when her
dress caught tire. Her father, Joseph
Roche, is employed in the Pullman,
Stationary KngliieerH on Strike.
East Liverpool. O., Oct I' lit. All of
the statonary engueers f this city be
longing to the international nniou
have gone on a strike. All manufac
turing establishments, including thirty-two
potteries, are closed. The strike
was declared because the manufactur
ers refused to "recognize" the union.
Strike Ordered in a Holling Mill.
Canton. O., Oct. K. President Shaf
fer, of the Amalgamated Association,
aud the executive committee of the
Sixth district, conferred here with the
'management of the Stark Polling Mill
company. No agreement was reached
and a strike was ordered effective aft
er the third turn today.
Death of an Octogenarian Ilrldegroom.
Decatur, 111., Oct. 13. J. VV. Rut
man, a retired capitalist. Is dead from
heart disease. He was SO years old.
On returning to Iecatur Friday from
Cleveland, O., Kidman surprised his
friends with an announcement that he
had just married Mrs. Florence Mitch
ell. Farmers Trunt LiccnMcd in Nebraska.
Lincoln, Neb., Oct 13. Tlie Farm
ers' Co-Operative Shipping: association,
commonly called the Farmers' trust,
has legally entered the state of Ne
braska, the secretary of state having
received its Incorporation papers.
Great Northern to Spend a Million.
St. Paul, Oct. 13. The Great North
ern will ppend $1,000,000 in prepar
ing Smith's Cove, Wash., its a Pel tic
steamship port for the transpacific
lizers, which will go into service with
in eighteen months.
Cen. Fred Grant at Fort Riley.
Junction City, Kan., Oct. 13. Bri
gadier General Fred D. Grant, U. S.
A., who will command one of the pro
visional brigades in the army man
oeuvers, has arrived here.
Aew lork, Oct. 13. Prosecutor No
ble, of Kldora, la., has been iu Brook
lyn investigating the death of the first
and se-ond wives of Ebenezer S. lSly
denburg, who has been arrested in El
dora charged with the murder of his
third wife by arsenical poisoning. The
death of lllydonburg's first wife, Em
ily II. Hawkins, occurred at Stony
brook, L. I., five years ago.
Jiiyuenuurg s second wife was
Laura Godhold, aged 1!) at her niar-
: l'iaire. She was tlit ilaiifrlitr nf .T II
f Godbohl. a wealthy retired merc hant
of Brooklyn. She died Feb. 14, 1SJ00.
and $i;,0M) insurance on her life is said
to have been paid to Blydenburg. God
bohl, her father, said that his daugh
ter's body was embalmed very soon
after her death, aud that the cause of
her death was not placed in the doc
tor's certificate until after her fuueral.
Former Millionaire of Omaha Passes
Away in a
Omaha, Nel:. Oct. 13. Thomas
Murray, unti l.i few years ago rated a
millionaire, and who made most of his
fortune dealing in second-hand goods,
is dead in a shack iu the southern part
oi the city. Murray, who has livol In
Omaha for fifty years, was a bachelor
and was famous for his liovuliarities
He built the first six-story brick
building in the city, for which he
burned his own brick and was twelve
years in its building. His second store,
which was known as the '"Old Curiosi
ty Shop," contained almost everything
known to junk lore. A great deal of
his fortune was lost in real estate.
He left but one known relative, a
nephew who lives in Colorado.
BOLD ROBBER GETS $130
AT WEST LIBERTY STORE
Passenger train No. 11. east bound,
on the J5ock Inland, due at 12 :.'!) a. m..
Was searched by officers here last
night for a bold highwayman who ear
lier in the evening robbed a business
house at Wot Liberty. Iowa, and got.
away with 1:10 and a watch. No clue
to the robber was found.
The victim of the robbery was
Frank Evans, who conducts an imple
ment store and whose place of busi
ness was entered by a lone highway
man about U::'.() o'clock. About
in tin evening, when .1. 1!. Luse, the.
grocer, was about to close his place
of business for the night, a fellow was
discovered iu hiding in the back room.
He was told to get out of the place
and left by the front door, but the
matter was not called to the atten
tion of Marshal Wiley.
About two hours after he was driv
en from the Luse grocery, the same
fellow opened the door of the imple
ment house of Frank Evans and or
dered the proprietor, who -was sitting
on a high stool, to throw up his hands
and turn his face towards the wall.
This Mr. Evans lost no time in doing,
and the robber then obliged the mer
chant to get down from the stool and
lie, face down, on the floor.
In this position tlie highwayman re
lieved him of .fir.O in cash which he
had on his person and also took a
valuable silver watch which Mr. Evans
carried. He did not stop to rifle the
cash drawer, but cautioning Mr. Evans
to be still, he backed out of the place
and made his way in the direction of
the depot, where several trains within
a few minutes pulled out of town, two
going east, two north and one south.
It is thought that the fellow escaped
on one of these trains. As soon as he
thought it safe to do so. Mr. Evans
arose from the floor and gave the
alarm. Marshal Wiley was promptly
on hand and a thorough search of the
vicinity of the depot was made, but
the chances for escape were so nu
merous that those in charge of the
search hastily made use of tlie tele
graph ami telephone, apprisirg offi
cers in surrounding towns to lie -on
the lookout for the thief, lie is described-
as a short man of medium
weight, smooth face, and wearing
light overcoat and hat.
PANIC IN STEEL STOCKS
PRECIPITATED BY RUMOR
Pittsburg. Oct. 13. A rumor on the
stock exchange that a receiver would
be appointed for the Crucible Steel
company caused a break of $12 a
share in preferred stock. Later the
rumor was officially denied, and stock
recovered a part of tlie loss.
Hi Wife Will nrw? to Tlty.
LaCrosse, Wjs.. Oct. 13. Herman
Kossow, who attempted to murder his
wife in the German Lutheran church
nud to comnrit suicide, has been placed
under arrest, charged with assault
with Intent to murder. He is rapidly
recovering. Hiswife declares she will
not. testify against him.
Interest in'Coming Meet
ing in Chicago
OF CIVIC FEDERATION
Cause of Labor and
Capital Will be
Chicago, Oct. 13. Labor and cap
ital will cross swords this week in ona
of the greatest fencing contests that
ever took place in Chicago. The na
tional Civic 'Federation has arranged?
for open debates between representa
tives of both sides, who will take up
the labor problem from every conceiv
able standpoint. Humanitarians,
statesmen, preachers, lalor leaders,
captains of industry, socialists and oth
er theorists will have their Innings.
The convention wiil be opened at lOUiO
Thursday morning, in Stein way hall.
by Judge Waterman, president of tha
local branch of the federation.
Mosely lias a I'anacea.
Oscar Straus, president of the Newi
York lioard of Trade, will preside tho
hrst day. Among the panaceas for
present industrial clashes is one by,
Alfred Mosely, of Ixmdon, who advo
cates an international conference to
arrange for shortening the work-day,
on the theory that one nation, cannot
take the step until all a re a greed. Tbos.
F. Woodlock. editor of the Wall Street
Journal, will bad the debate on the
open shop." He is the man who de
nounced President liner, of the Pend
ing railroad, for his treatment of tha
(Jumpers to lrfenl tlie lly-ott.
Samuel Gompers. of the American
Federation of Labor, is expected to de
fend the boycott and several other oC
labor's weapons. Senator Marcus Han
na has arranged to talk on joint trad
agreements. A. C. Craig, president of
the Denver Citizens' Alliance, is ou
the programme and will pay his at
tention to the Western Miners" union.
Ralph -M. Easely, secretary of the Civ
ic Federation, is one of the busiest
men in Chicago, arranging details of
the big pow wow. Ex-Lieutenant Gov
ernor David C. Coates, of Colorado,
was one ot ins earnest visitors, hi
the rooms of the federation at the
Great Northern hotel.
Solution I'rupoMMl Iy Coates.
Ooates is ar avowed socialist, andi
sr id of the gathering, at which he will
speak: "There is no solution of the la
lor problem in employer' associations,
lalKr unions.orCivicFederation media
tion. The trouble today is locauso
of the wage system and not the quan
tity of wages. We must sulwdltute co
operation for the cut-throat competi
tive systems. Workingiuen now re
ceive only one-sixth of their product
and the balance goes for private own
ership of Industry, which is upheld by
government. In my opinion the great
combinations have eliminated competi
tion to such an extent that the socialis
tic issue is already here."
Labor Commissioner Who IMffera.
I.altor Commissioner William II.
Montgomery, of Colorado, who was in
the room, differed from Coates and
declared that with shorter hours and
better wages universal satisfaction
would result. The difference of opin
ion is only a mild foretaste of what
may be expected when the convention
YOUNG ELLSWORTH GETS
LIFE SENTENCE IN THE PEN
Chicago. Oct. 13. Earl Ellsworth,
who confessed to having murdered
his father, mother and a boarder at
their home in Woodstock, 111., was to
day given u life sentence in the peni
tentiary. Work" of I lie II Wiikoii.
Herlin. " Oct. 1-5. Professor Sonnen
berg. the most noted appendicitis t-ie-cialist
in Germnay, while automobil
ing in Thuringia with his wife, son
and two daughters, ran into a party
out walking and killed the daughter
of a local magnate, Herr Itoedigcr. Mrs.
Sonnenberg was seriously hurt.
Horrible Crime in Delaware.
Wilmington, " Del., Oct. l.'J. Mary
KoskiskI, aged 13 years, daughter of
Polish parents, was found dead in a
ditch within a few squares of her home
on Uradford street in South Wilming
ton, and Investigation showed that she
had been outraged and thrown into tha
Prominent Hebrew Dies.
Philadelphia, Oct. I.-). Dr. Marcus
M. Jastrow, a Hebrew scholar and ed
ucator ami one of the best known
Jews in the country, died today.