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ROCK ISLAND ARGUS.
VOL. LI11. NO. J2
ROCK ISLAND, ILL., MONDAY. JULY 18, lt04
PKICB TWO CENTS.
Make a Desperate At
empt on Mao Tien,
MAN Y DIE IN WATER POPE PIUS MAY COME
OUT OF THE VATICAN
Nearly a Score of Drownings in Con
nection with Sunday Outings.
REPORTS FROM SEVERAL STATES
DUnnlrra Atfrntl HoatinK aaal Swtat
iiInK on nrluuK
LOSSES ARE NOT GIVEN
Japanese Are Not Yet in
Possession of New
ToMo, July IS Gen. Kunki reports
two divisions of the Russian army
made a desperate assault on .Mao Tien
pass at dawn the 1 7th but were re
pulsed. The casualties are not stated.
Tien Tsin. July 18. The steamer
loaning just from New Chwang re
ports on the l;th the Japanese army
was within 16 miles of that city.
I i-i v Hnck .l.i ! "
St. Petersburg, July is. Under date
of July it; Lieut. Gen. Sakharoff re
ports that the chasseurs are driving
back the Japanese advance posts
southwest of Siakhotan and east of
Kancbi. The Japanese, the genera!
says, have reoccupied Kochtnha. They
an- si ill fortifying the passes between
Fenshni and Motion.
The Japanese near i.iao Yang have
evacuated Sekeyan and Vanlikan. The
country from Siaossyra up to Sihn
Pa is free from Jnpanese, but the
pa is Itself is occupied by a detach
ment Of the Japanese advance guard.
till HM N " kfrasf.
Tien Tsin, Jul 18. The Russian
agent here lias officially stated that
the Japanese have not occupied New
Chwang. The Russian officials, Instate.-,
are administering there as
heretofore, it has been learned from
a Chinese source here that heavy fir
ing has been heard outside of Tatche-
kiao for the last two days.
ArlMMi nir m Tor Arthur.
Tokio, July 1 5. ( Delayed. ) About
a score of foreign eorrespondents who
are to Join th second army before
Poit Arthur, received their passes to
il. iv They will sail from Shimonoaeki
July L'.V Arrangements are for seven
correspondents' telegrams, each of 60
wnis. to be forwarded from the front
c.u h day. Correspondents of differ
ent newspapers are to take turns in
Wiring. They must send press mes
SBges only, and no private telegraph
ing will be permitted. The addresses
or all letters and telegrams from home
will be in care of the general start.
I Bother l.nvn Mlm-k sen.
London, July is. r a. m. The .Con
stantinople correspondent of the Stan
dard, In a dispatch dated July 17,
rays: "The Russian guardship Cher
nomoretz passed through the Bos
pfaorus from the Black Sea this morn
ing." Almost without exception the news
papers this morning in editorials or
Otherwise comment upon the Russian
volunteer fleet steamers passing the
Dardanelles, ami the government is
urged to take action, especially for
t ie protection of British commerce in
the Red Ses and neighboring waters.
EAT TOADSTOOLS BY MISTAKE
Two Are Dead and Four Others Are
Carbondale, III . July 18. Two are
dead and four fatally poisoned ar Jeff
rey, 111 . as a result of mistaking toad
stools for mushrooms. Mr and Mrs.
Fry and three children, at supper with
(I. B. Greenfield and family, all par
took of the supposed mushrooms ex
cept Mrs. Greenfield and two Fry chll
dren. Mr. Greenfield and .1 Fry. the
eldest son of Fry. are dead. Two of
Greenfield's children are probably fa
tally poisoned, also Mrs. Fry and an
Toledo, Ohio. July IS. Although
crippled, Henry Yetter yesterday
plunged into the Michigan & Erie
canal near here in an effort to save
his son Arthur. Both were drowned.
The father evidently had made a heroic
struggle, for the bodies when recov
er, d one mile below were locked In
close embrace. Yetter was In business
in Grand Rapids. Mich.
I)i- In KfiUKUH sirrmn.
Kansas City. July IS. Elmer C.
Guild, a stock broker, formerly of Chi
cago: A. R. House, a railroad clerk;
Miss Esther Howell and Miss Kate Cal
vert were drowned yesterday in the
Blue river near Sheffield. Their boat
was iound. bottom up, floating in the
river, and the bodies were recovered
a short distance away. I he accident
was due to the capsizing of the craft.
Drama mt I'uhlir iintb.
I.a Crosse. Wis.. July IS. Blown be
yond the help of the life savers by a
cyclonic wind which frightened the
other bathers to shelter. Segar Olson.
aged lv was drowned yesterday at
the city public bath at Pettibone
and. The body has not yet been
Fatalities in I milium.
Indianapolis. July IS. Alexander
McGuire, 25 years old. and Levi Miller,
aged 25. were drowned here yesterday
while swimming. Jules Smith, aged
15, was drowned while swimming at
t Oilier Ptacca.
Meadville. Pa., Jul IS. Isaiah Bar
net and William Stafford, of Cleveland.
Ohio, were drowned while bathing in
French creek yesterday. Their bodies
have not been recovered.
Mishawaka. Ind.. July is. Two Ital
lans, Mardi and Ferrio. were drowned
in the St. Joseph river yesterday. The
bodies have not been found.
Boone. Iowa. Jul) 18. Thomas Ma
land, a railroad carpenter, was drown
ed in the Des Moines river yesterday
St. Joseph. Mich.. July is. The body
of Robert, the It-year-old son of W. D.
Thomas, of Chicago, was found in the
river yesterday. The lad was drowned
1 win Springs resort Wednesdav.
Rumor Started by the Refurnishing
of the Papal Villa
Rome, July IS. Rumors of the in
tention of Pope Pius X to come out
of the Vatican have been revived by
the work recently undertaken of re
pairing and refurnishing the papal
villa at Castle Gandotfo, near this city.
It is said that, like Pius IX before 1870
the present pope will spend a few
weeks of the summer in the healthful
location of the Castle Romani. The
public is so eager for news of this
kind that the other day because a
closed carriage containing two prel
ates had left the Vatican palace early
in the moraine and was traced by en
ergetic watchers as far as the beauti-
nu papal villa and back to Rome it
was rumored that Pius X had taken
a secret trip to the country instead
of his customary morning walk.
Doctor States Belief
Wound Was Made
INQUEST IN ENGLAND
Struck Behind Right
Ear With Blunt
St. Petersburg. July IS. An assas
sin last nignt Killed the vice governor i
of Elizabethpjl. The murder was com
mitted at 7 o'clock, just as the official
was stepping front his quarters in
Adgshakent. a small place in the south
west corner of the government of Eliz
abethpol, close to the Persion frontier.
HORSES DIE FROM STINGS
Team Makes Fatal Error by Overturn
ing a Beehive.
Mishawka, Ind., July IS. Two
horses belonging to II. W. Grant, a
rural mail carrier, were stung to
death by bees. The carrier had stop
ped at a farmhouse to eat dinner, al
lowing his hordes to graze for the
time. They overturned a beehive and
the honey gatherers attacked them
with a fury that made the animals
frantic and caused them to disturb two
other hives. Thus recti forced the at
tacking bees stung the horses until
both dropped dead. Grant borrowed
another team and covered his route.
SUGGESTION FOR BLUE
AND GRAY ENCAMPMENT
Connecticut Post of G. A. R. Makes
Proposition to Which Southern
New Haven, Conn.. July IS. Believ
ing that the time has come for veter
ans of the civil war of both union
and confederate armies to forget past
animosities, the members of the Ad
miral Foote Post A. R, of this city,
have sent a communication to the
Leonidas Polk Bivouac of Confeder
ate Veterans in Columbia. Tenn., sug
gesting a movement for a reunion of
Union and confederate soldiers in the
near future, or at least a portion of
thi ise bodies. Thi Tennesseeans have
responded, stating they appreciate the
KING GUEST OF AN AMERICAN
POPULISTS WANT A NEW PARTY
Call for Indiana Convention Tells of
Indianapolis. July IS. The fusion
populists of Indiana have issued a call
for a state convention to be held in
this city Wednesday, Sept. 14. It is
addressed not only to the populists but
to "Kansas City platform democrats
and silver republicans. " The call
says: "Mr. Bryan's urrcnder to the
reorganisers has conclusively proved
that there is no hope of relief except
through a new party."
GRAND ARMY ENCAMPMENT
Offical Program for the Big Conven
tion is Announced.
Boston, July is. The official pro
gram for the week of the national
Grand Army encampment is announc
ed . parade of soldiers and marines
will iaki place Aug. 115. The next
day will be the Grand Army parade,
when 30.004 veterans will be in line.
The convention will open on the 17th.
ami the eveninc of that day delegates
will go to Waltham to s, e the river
carniMtl The ressainder of the week
will be girea over to business sessions
with entertainments intervening.
Edward VII is Entertained at Home of
Mrs. Cavendish Bcntinck.
London. July IS. King Edward was
a week-end guest of an American host
ess. .-rs. iieorge fc.. cavennisii Ut-n-tinek.
who was Miss Livinefon of New
York, at Hiehcliffe castle. Christ
c hurch He accompanied a house par
ty which Included several Americans
STATE TO OWN THE INDUSTRY
British May Make Wireless Teleg
raphy a Government Monopoly.
London. July 18. It is stated that
the govi rnmenl will bring in a bill
making wireless telegraphy through
out the United Kingdom a government
monopoly. The postofflce official
have been experimenting with a new
system of their own.
Prophesy Vain; Gives it Up.
Chicago, 111.. July is. William F.
Steele, who prophesied that Zion City
.ind Dowie would be destroyed and the
followers of Elijah III. dispersed yes
terday, waited by the borders of the
city all day to see his predictions ful
filled, and when they, failed of mater
ialization he laid aside his tracts, an
nounced that he intended to return to
his trade, that of carpenterinx. and
with his family boarded a train for
London, July IS. At the inquest at
Thurtstone, Devonshire, today on the
body of F. Kent Loomls the doctor
testified he believed the wound behind
the ear was received before death.
Cause fif Death Not Decided.
Kingsbridge. Devonshire. July 18.
The jury found deceased was Freder
ick Kent Loomis. and that he was
found in Bigbury bay. there being
nothing to show how he met. death.
I. oral Omplala Iwpff I Uurilcr.
Reports to both the Press associa
tion and the Central News assert that
a further examination of the body of
F. Kent Loomis. which was found Sat
urday at Warren Point. 1 ." miles from
Plymouth, has given rise to grave sus
picions on the part of the local officials
that Mr. Loomis was murdered. The
wound behind the right ear is describ
ed as being circular, large and clean,
and it is thought that it was inflicted
before death. It is surmised thai Mr.
Loomis' body fell into the water near
the Eddystone lighthouse.
Joseph G. Stephens, American con
sul at Plymouth, in response to a tel
egram, replied as follows: "The wound
on the head back of the right ear is
the size of a half dollar. The body is
fairly preserved, especially about the
top and back of the head, considering
the time it had been in the water.
Brotker Think it lecldemt.
Washington. July IS. Assistant
Secretary of State Looml, tells of his
(forts to clear up the mystery sur
rounding the disappearance of his
brother. When the Kaiser Wilhelm
II. arrived In port he visited the ves
sel, examined those parts of the vessel
his brother was in the habit, of fre
quenting, and talked with the officers
and employes who knew him. He con
cluded bis brother had ventured out
side of the deck railing to walk along
an unprotected space and fell over
board. "There was no evidence obtainable."
said the assistant secretary, "to war
rant either the conclusion he had
committed suicide or had been a vic
tim of foul play."
WANTS POWERS TO ACT
IN REGARD TO MOROCCO
MEMPHIS IS IN THE
HANDS OF CITIZENS
Mayor Will Allow Others to Suppress
Gambling But Intimates Rich
May Be Caught.
Memphis. July IS. The committee
of public safety will be given the reins
of government in Memphis temporar
ily. Mayor Williams having declared
his intention of following their lead in
the matter of suppressing gambling,
but he proclaims that the crusade will
be waged in the halls of respectabil
ity as well as in the hut of infamy.
rms means mat the Tennessee dub
and other rendezvous of business men
will be subject to raids by the police.
Mayor Williams and Commissioner
John T. Walsh are said to have com
bined against Vice Mayor Henderson
for the retention of Chief of Police
VICTIMS OF HEAT
Torrid Weather Causes Several Deaths
and Many Prostrations.
CHICAGO SUFFERS SEVERELY
Yesterday Dot rest Dny In
rnr in City bj the
standing at 94
SEIZURE OF MAILS
Russian Steamer Puts Part of Them
Back on an English
Berlin. July 18. The German gov
ernment has entered a protest against
the seizure of the mails of the steamer
Aden, July is. The British steam
er, Persia was detained an hour in the
Red Sea by the Russian volunteer
steamer which transferred a portion
of Japanese mail seized from the Prinz
Heinrich. the 15th.
FRANCE EXPECTED TO END
CONCORD WITH THE POPE
Opinion At Vatican as the Result of
Rome. July 1 8. From the highest
source it is learned that the Vatican's
views of the situation between the
T 1 a T , ,
rioiy nee aim p ranee is tile pope re
gards the dissolution of concord by
France as absolutely certain.
18. With the mercury
degrees for two hours
in the Auditorium tower yesterday af
ternoon and hot winds sweeping over
Chicago from off the sun-baked prai
ries to the west anil south, acute suflei
ing was brought home to all classes of
people, which in some cases was fol
lowed by death.
Not in three years has Chicago seen
so hot a day. July 21, 1901, the highest
mark ever reached ty the official ther
mometer was touched, and the record
stands at 103.
Deathn Dm- to Heat.
The list, of dead from the heat yes
terday is as follows:
DELL, Mrs. I.ouis. 30 years old; died
at 442 Twenty-seventh street, from ef
fects of the heat.
KKl.'i'AR. Charles, Hi years old. 313
Thirty-third place; drowned in Pellett's
clay hole. Ill which lie had dived to es
cape tin- hut rays of tin- sun.
LUTHER. J.. 7.". years old. died at the
Hudson lodging house, :'"1 Clark street,
after an hour's walk in the sun.
MASS1XSK 1. Joseph, 4". years old.
o3;."i South Morgan street, overcome by
the beat in his home after a sleepless
uicht. and died before he could if given
no di ai assistance.
I'our Die su i tirilu .
Chicago.July 18. Saturday the gov ern
hottest day of the year. The govern
ment thermometer marked 90 degrees,
while it was three degrees hotter on
the street level. Four laborers were
prostrated during the day and died af
ter being taken to the hospital. Bight
other prostrations were reported to
TO GET MEN
Chicago Packers Say
Protection is All
Negotiations Broken Off
and Long Fight
ROOSEVELT WILL MAKE NO
SPEECHES IN CAMPAIGN
Announced After a Conference With
Former Attorney General
18. Former Attor
was in conference
Oyster Bay. July
ney General Knox
today with the president regarding the
campaign and governmental affairs.
The president will deliver no speeches
during the campaign.
DAVIS IS GIVEN AN OVATION
Perdicaris Arrives in Paris and
ranges for Important Conference.
Paris. July is. Ion Perdicaris, re
cent ly held for ransom by the bandit
Ralsuli, has arrived here from Tan
gier tin an important mission. lie
ailed at the American embassy and
lengthily conferred with Ambassador
Porter and also arranged for a meet
ing with Foreign Minister Delcasse
early next week. Perdicaris intends
to strongly urge on the government of
ficials and parliamentary leaders the
necessity for the adoption of a forcible
policy towards Morocco as the only
means of averting disaster.
Democratic Candidate Received Well
Cumberland. Md.. July IS. Vice
Presidential Candidate Davis received
an ovation all along the line Saturday
afternoon while on his way from El
kins, W. V.. to Keyser, where he spent
the evening at the home of his broth
er. Col. Thomas B. Davis. Great
crowds turned out at every station and
the enthusiasm was intense.
SUFFER BROKEN LIMBS
BY FALLING OF A STAND
Two Hundred People Thrown
Ground During Ball Game
Cleveland. Ohio, July t8. Two bun
dn d people were hurled to the ground
yesterday by the collapse of a stand
at Brighton Park, a suburb. A ball
game was in progress and the stand
was crowded, when, without warning
the entire structure collapsed. Othei
spectators set to work extricating tin
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j-oiie iruui i ne wreckage. it was
found that ten persons had sustained
broken arms or les. It is claimed
that the collapse was caused by th
removal ot some underpinning which
had been carried off for firewood.
A VICTIM OF YELLOW
TW0 DEAD AND FIVE HURT
Shriners En Route From Atlantic City
in Railroad Smashup.
Wllllamsport, Pa.. July IS. The
Buffalo flyer, northbound, with thret
car loads of Shriners en route from
Atlantic City, was wrecked Saturday
on the Buffalo and Alleghany division
of the Pennsylvania railroad. Two
trainmen were kilk-d and five injtired.
The flyer and fast freight collided in
a fog while both were running at full
Panama Canal Zone Policeman
cumbs to the Disease.
Panama. July 18. T. C. Cunning
Hani, oi .New iorK. oi cue Panama
( anal zone police department, Is dead
from yellow fever. This was the first
case ot the disease known to have oc
curred in the ..ne since the arrival
of Gov. Davis. Reports of the pn v
lence ot yellow fever on the isthmus
are untrue. This year less than ten
eases have occurred.
SUN TOO HOT FOR FIREWORKS
Heat Starts Delated Fourth of July
Display in Bloomington.
Bloomington. III., July 18. Bloom
ington was treated to a belated Fourth
ot July celebration last night, a quan
tity of fireworks owned by Paul Beich
becoming ignited spontaneously as a
result of the intense heat. The fire
men were able to prevent the flames
WHAT THE DEMOCRATS ARE DOING TO GET CAMPAIGN UNDER WAY
WHEREABOUTS CAUSES CONCERN
L. Gaines, a Publisher in M,m
City. Mysteriously Disappears.
City of Mexico. July lv W. I..
Oaines. an American partner in a pub
lishing firm, has mysteriously disap
peard and fear ; are felt for his safe
iy The business was prosperous and
large contracts had m sen made.
BSsopus, N Y., July IS
democrats from various
in New York City today and tomorrow
to consult Mr. Sheehan. who. as Judge
Parker's representative, has gone to
New York to meet them. Former
Senator Henry G. Davis, of Virginia.
John Sharp WlffhunS, of Mississippi:
John W. Kern, of Indiana and former
Senator James Smith. Jr.. of New Jer
sey, are among those present. It is
hoped also that Senator Tillman, of
South Carolina, will be able to attend
the conference, but his presence is
It will be seen from this list that
the conference is representative, and
That the sentiments expressed by the
men present come with the authority
f party leaders. The conference is
not in the nature of a committee meet
in;, but of a friendly consultation, at
which Mr. Sheehan. as Judge Parker's
friend, is to say to the denmcratic
leaders that Judce Parker wants them
to select as cha:rman of 'he democrat
ic national committee the man who
best will promote the success of th
party and the harmony and unity of
the democratic organization
Mr Sheehan will say further on be
half of the candidate that Judge Par
ker has no preference to who the
chairman shall be. and even if he had
he would not undertake to dictate to
the leaders, but would welcome their
For himstdf. Mr. Sheehan will say he
is not to be considered in connection
with the chairmanship. He is not in
physical condition to assume the Im
mense amount of work. His position
in the campaign will be simply that of
Judge Parker's close friend and per
sonal representative It is believed
not likely that the chairman will be a
New York man.
After this conference it is proba
ble that the date of the meeting of the
national committee will be announced.
The meeting will be in New York
City, and the day after that the mem
bers will go with the committee on
notification to Rosemount to notify
Judge Parker of his nomination. This
occasion likely will be the last week
of this month.
Judge Parker will resign from the
court of appeals when he accepts the
There appears to be little founda
tion for the published announcement
that State Senator McCarren is to be
In charge nf the democratic campaign
in the east. Tammany hall, it is be
lieved, will take a large part in it and
is to have recognition on the demo
cratic state ticket.
Former Senator Davis, nominee for
vice president, has sent a letter ac
cepting Judge Parker's imitation to
Koseniount. and is expected the mid
dle of this week.
New York. July is. 'The demo
crats there are a million of them
whf) refused to support the party
ticket in the last two campaigns, have
come back to a man.' said Delancey
Nicoll. "They are not only back, but
enthusiastic, and have brouehf an
army of republicans with them.
There are over 200,000 of these dem
ocrats in this state," he added, "and
t!.. :r vote for Parker this year will
make New York as certainly demo
cratic as any southern state. I have
no more doubt about New York going
democratic than I have auout Geor
gia." Delancey Nicoll was one nf the chief
movers in the cold movement in 1S30.
and spoke by authority as to the
wholesale return to the partv of the
so-called gold bolters.
It is the belief of Mr. Nicoll that the
support of the gold democrats will,
upon the basis of the last two state
elections, insure success to Judge
He points out that Gov. Odell was
elected only by s.ooo votes, and that
with the cold democrats of the state
united behind Judge Parker, this mar
pin can be wiped out and a democratic
majority of 50,006 rolled up.
"I do not know a prominent gold
democrat who Is not for Judge Park
er." Mr. Nicoll said, "ami I know most
of them in this city. There is not one
of them who is not
money question is settled and out of
this campaign. Who can honestly
doubt what Judge Parker would do if
the question of money standard
should come before him?
"The vote polled by Palmer and
Buckner." he said, "is no accurate
ne asure of the number of these men.
The great majority of them voted for
McKinley direct. Now these men are
satisfied that there is no longer any
reason for their remaining out of the
"Democratic victory to my mind is
as good as certain.'
Chicago, July 18. Preliminary plans
for participation in the work of the
coming national campaign on a larger
BCale than has been undertaken in
many years were made at a meeting
of the Iroquois club following the noon
day luncheon Saturday. Incidentally
the club Bred tin- "first gun" in the in
terest or the Parker-Da via ticket.
S. S. Gregory, chairman of the po
litical committee, announced a project
ed visit of club members to Ksopus.
and suggested tentative plans for cam
paign work at home. including a
mammoth meeting to be addressed by
. 'noted democratic orators fro,., -all mU.
convinced that the ! , ... :
oi i ne i-owrn ry.
Judge E. F. Dunne, representing the
"radical element," offered resolutions
indorsing the St. Ixmis ticket and
platform and declaring his pleasure
that the platform and ticket were such
that every radical democrat could sup
port. Former Judge Moran. speaking
for the conservatives, said there were
no longer conservative and radical
ends to the party, and others made
felicitous speeches. James Hamilton
Iwis gave a recitation of the inside
work of the St. Louis convention from
the standpoint of a participant in the
conferences, and added to the inter
esting history of the Parker telegram
and its correlative affairs.
Chicago. July IS. Representatives
of the packers today said they ex
pected to be able to man the plants
without much more inconvenience.
The difficulty is not in securing men
but to provide protection.
, l.rt I i on llloi karir.
St. Paul. July IS. The strikers to
day allowed all the women employes
and - men of the office emnloves of
Swift's ollice to enter the vards.
Mayor Lytle of South St. Paul ad
dressed the strikers and advised
against interference with the business
of the company. The sheriff has ad
vised the governor regarding the
East St. i.ouis. July IS. The recent
injunction restraining the striking
butchers from interfering with packing
bouses lias intensified the situation.
The strikers have Increased their
-KitijitloiiM llrokcu oil.
Chicago. July is. All chauce of
peace in the packers' strike has van
ished for the time beinK. at least. The
negotiations ended late Saturday, after
a conference which had lasted nearlv
all afternoon between three officers of
the strikers and a number of packers.
The final break resulted when the
union officials insisted that all who
had gone out on the strike tie taken
back and given their old places.
The packers declared this would ne
cessitate the discharge of all of the
men they had employed since the com
mencement of the strike, and that they
would not ami could not consider it.
The conference then broke up and the
si rike will continue.
Vnoiiii-r Drpartamri iimni Pro
A committee of the firemen, oilers
and water tenders will call on the
packers today and urge them to assist
in bringing about another conference
to agree on a basis for arbitrating the
differences between themselves ami
the butt hers. The union has a griev
ance also, its desire being for higher
wages and better working conditions.
Union officials say that a sympa
thetic strike would deal a hard blow
to the packers. Unskilled labor, they
say, can do the work after a fashion in
the killing plants, but none but skilled
men can rare ior the refrigerating and
Little KilliiiK Ik IXmr.
of the unions that have
the strike say they have
since- the strike was called
mly 200 cattle have been killed in the
nine (Hies where the men walked out.
During the week ending July c. they
ay. 96,00 cattle were killed In Chicago
rireiiMn ( all On I'aikrrn.
Chicago. July 18. Fresh efforts to
wards a settlement of the packing
house strike were made this afternoon
Alien, after a conference, with Preol.
lent Donnelly. Messrs. Champ and
Morton of the Stationary Firemen's
International union proceeded to call
on the packers.
The Bremen's union officials failed
in the effort. I he packers were scat
tered throuah the vards and could not
KMpptan KntiMnx Hjr.
Kansas City, July IS. Packers be
gaa to ship liberally today. It Is as
certed a big addition was made to the
forces over Sunday and the output in
creased. Receipts were almost nor
mal. New York, July IS. Work at the
abattoirs and packinghouses on the east
side is almost completely suspended
as the result of the strike in the west.
Boston. July is. There was another
advance on all grades of meat today.
Increased prices have reached a pro
hibitive stage for many consumers.
Chicago. July IS. A crowd of men
concealed behind a fence bombarded
a Ike Shore train with 50 negroes
bound for Armour's. None were In
Iowa Democrats Choose Chairman.
Iowa City. Iowa. July 18. The dem
ocratic state committee met here today
and seieeted M. .1. Stinger for tempor
ary chairman of the convention tomorrow.
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