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ROCK ISLAND, ILL., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1004.
VOL.. LIII. NO. 278.
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GOES TOTHE COAST
TRIKE OF BUTCHER
Senator Fairbanks to Duplicate
Rooaeveli'e Campaign Tour
of Four Years Ago.
Question of Interlocking: Crossings
Brought Up by Railway and
Terrible Accident to Pas
senger on Seaboard
According to Estimate of
Associated Press Cor
LIKE THE CIVIL WAR
Reorganization of Russian
Force Less Power for
Mukden. Sept. 8. (Delayed ) The
Russian retreat here has been accom
plished without losses. From Aug. 30
to Sept. 4 12.00') wounded were treat
ed in the Red Cross ambulances.
A correspondent of the Associated
Press who has just returned here af
ter having accompanied the Russian
army since the battle of Liaoyang, es
timates the losses on both sides at 50,
00". I.Ike ( War llnttlt-M.
He says the fighting at Liaoyang re
calls in fierceness the sanguinary bat
tles of the American civil war.
Me says a .Japanese army of 40,(t(i0
m n is reported west of Mukden and
Ii is considered likely in view of the
conditions of both armies that hostili
ties may be indefinitely prolonged un
less the Japs are able to force the
Russians to give battle.
Berlin, Sept. 9 A lkal Anzeigcr
dispatch timed at 11:10 a. m. today
says the evacuation of Mukden is now
lu' progress. The Japanese have not
yet crossed the river Hun. a few miles
south of Mukden.
Only iiiBln Fluhtlnn;.
Mukden. Sept. 9. All continues
quiet at Mukden. Ann anxiety regard
ing the Russian transports is over.
The Japanese have crossed the Shakhe
and are now resting. Only the Rus
sion and Japanese outposts are in di
rect contact. Thousands of wounded
are being sent north.
The. above reassuring Associated
I'ress dispatch tiled shortly after mid
night is the latest word from the front.
It disposes of ninny sensational ru
( Ull Aullmrltlr l.-nr tlukUn.
Mukden. Sept. 9. The KussoChi
nese bank at Mukden has been c losed
and the civil authorities are preparing
St. Petersburg, Sept. 9. Aloxieff
telegraph:: that the telegraph Hue be
tween Harbin and Mukden is not in
Knrinlkla to lit llaiiirrfl.
Iindon, Sept. 9. The most inter
cstirig piece of war news this morning
is the report from St. Petersburg that
Kuropatkin has become the object of
official action and political controversy
and is. likely to be seriously hampered
in his work in the future.
His army at the front is to be cut
iit two and given to sepante generals,
who for the time are to be under his
command. The move, however, is
taken as the beginning of the under
mining of Kuropatkin.
No lighting of a serious character
was reported from the front yesterday,
and it is the general belief that there
will .In nothing done until the Japa
lint llr i-on-ii!nr.
Accounts of the battle of Liaoyang
are beginning to come in from the cor
respondents. They describe it as a
territic and spectacular affair, in
which the Japanese attacked without
counting the cost and the Russians
stood up under attacks of unparallel
ed ferocity. The battle was notable
chiefly for the effect iveness of the mod
ern artillery used by both armies. Che
f sends out a number of rumors
about Port Arthur, and it is said the
Jnpanese are moving P'.ouo fresh
troops to the front.
Irian karopntkln'. I'owrr.
St. Petersburg. Sept. 9. Reside the
formation of two fresh army corps
as the first answer to the Japanese
success at Liaoyang, the Russian army
jj me iront win no reorganized. prob
ably in the form of two armies, in
command of Gen. Linevitch and lien.
H.iron Kaulbars. respectively, with
15 en. Kuropatkin as commander in
chief. I5en. Kaulbars will go out with
the two army corps now organizing in
the governments of Kazan. Odessa
hna, and Kieff. Gen Linevitrh has
been ordered by telegram from Vladi
vostok to Mukden. This decision is
due. in pan. doubtless to the growing
unwieldiness of the big force under
Gen. Kuropatkln's command. and
which will be largely increased by con
la Handled all IkrlulW.
Gen. Kuropatkin heretofore
PULLDOWN A COUPLE OF
WORLD'S TRACK RECORDS
Some Fast Going at Syracuse Sweet
Marie Loses Charter Oak
Syracuse, X. Y-, Sept. 9. Two
.vorld's records were broken at the
New York state fair race meet yes
terday afternoon. Miss Phelps, of
Troy, drove Albert, 2:05'.,, a miie in
2:5Vz, establishing new figures for a
pacer with a' woman driver. The
yearling colt Paul D. Kelly paced a
mile in 2:20r4. equalling the fastest
time ever made by a yearling pacer
and beating the world's record of
2 : 22.
Hartford, Conn., Sept. y. Twenty
thousand people saw the great $10.imm
Charter Oak stake trotted at Charter
Oak park in the grand circuit meeting
yesterday afternoon. While under the
conditions each heat was a race, the
feature was the beating of Sweet
Marie the favorite, by Liverton. sec
ond choice. Liverton won the major
part of the money, but Dr. Strong fin
ished the sensational trotting of the
race when he won the first heat in
2:7V, which equalled the fastest mile
ever made In this event.
TRAIN RUNS AWAY
DOWN STEEP GRADE
Freight Plunges Over 250 Foot Em
bankment at Horseshoe Curve, '
Atloona. Pa., Sept. 9. After a race
of seven miles down the mountain
from the Gallitzin tunnel to the Horse
shoe Curve, a runaway Pennsylvania
coal train. :M cars, last night shot over
a 2.V) fK)t embankment, killing two
trainmen and injuring six others. The
dead are William Boardman, engineer;
F. Toohey, brakeman.
NEW OFFICERS OF KNIGHTS
Templars Choose Staff to Serve Dur
ing Coming Year.
San Francisco, Cal.. Sept. 0. The
Knights Templar have elected the
Grand Master George M. Moulton,
Deputy Henry W. Ilugg, of Rhode
Generalissimo William 13. Mellish.
Captain General Frank II. Thomas,
Senior Wanbn Arthur McArthur,
of New York.
Junior Warden W. Frank Pierce, of
Recorder John A. Gero. of Michi
gan. Treasurer H. Wales Lines, of Con
necticut. The following were appointed: War
den. Edward W. Wellington; standard
bearer. William H. Norris; sword bear
er. G. W. Orr.
The night program was made up of
receptions at a number of comman
NATIONAL PLUMBERS' MEETING
They Elect Officers for the Year With
David Craig as President.
St. Louis. Mo.. Sept. 9. The nation
al plumbers yesterday elected the fol
lowing officers: President. David
Craig, of Boston: vice president.
Charles J. Boyd, of Chicago: treasurer.
W. L. Goodman, of Chicago. The pres
ident appointed Daniel Shannon of
Boston, as secretary.
handled every detail of the vast or
ganization. The work is too much fot
one man. and he is now almost broken
down under the strain.
It is known that the emperor per
sonally is one of Kuropatkin's strong
supporters, and it is thought the gen
eral will in all probability retain chief
command of the two armies. Kuropat
kin. however, has been seriously crit
icised by some of the emperor's close
military advisers, and it is possible
that he eventually may be superseded
l.itflr r From the Krunf.
There is little information from the
front. A dispatch from Mukden bear
ing Thursday's date repeats the story
of bad roads, which have hampered
the transports, and intimates that
there is an "interesting movement to
ward Tieling." but the nature of this
movement is not disclosed.
It is understood that the emperor's
inspection of the Baltic fleet at Cron
stadt is the last he will make and that
the fleet when it leaves Libau will pro
ceed to the far east.
He port of Kul llalracr.
Tokio, Sept. 9. A private telegram
says a small Russian expedition from
Kamchatka visited Senshu island
north or Hokaido and in the absence
of the men killed thNomen and chil
dren and burned the houses. Officia
confirmation is lacking.
DETAILS BEING ARRANGED
Utah Democrats Take Stand Against
Political Dfctation of Mormon
Chicago, Sept. 0. A few hours af
ter the arrival of National Chairman
George B. Cortelyou at western repub
lican headquarters, the announcement
was made that Senator Charles W.
Fairbanks would duplicate the cross
country trip made by Roosevelt in
1'joO, when he was the vice presiden
From Wilkesbarre, Pa., where he
opens the Pennsylvania state cam
paign Sept. 21, Senator Fairbanks will
come through Chicago, on to St. Paul,
and then to the northern Pacific
coast, down to San Francisco, and
back through Colorado or Nebraska.
The national committee expects to
have him in Omaha by Oct. 12. and af
ter that date to use him in the states
of the middle west for the remainder
of the campaign.
I'ljiiiH Knir Dal form Talks.
A special train will cjirry the candi
date, with two other speakers, on the
transcontinental trip, which is sched
uled to be made in 19 days. The can
didate is to be worked hard by the
committee, and his itinerary, when it
has been completed, will include stops
of five-minute speeches at all the
towns along the line of the Northern
Jaciflc, Southern Pacific, and Union
Mr. Fairbanks also will talk from
the rear platform wherever a crowd
can be gathered. When he needs a
breathing spell the two other speakers
will relieve him. Congressman Taw-
ney, chairman of the speakers' bureau.
has not decided who will accompany
The nominee is expected to reach
Chicago from his eastern trip, now in
progress, by Sept. 22.
Wyoming Orwiorriit Nominate.
Cheyenne. Wyo., Sept. 9. The dem
ocratic state convention at Rock
Springs yesterday placed in nomina
tion the strongest state and congres
sional tickets ever presented to the
people of Wyoming by the democracy.
The nominations are: T. S. Taliafer
ro. Rock Springs, for congress; ex-
5ov. and ex-Congressman John E. Os
borne. Rawlins, for governor: Chief
Justice S. T. Corn, Cheyenne, for su
preme justice; H. C. Alger. Sheridan,
for state treasurer: J. C. Hamm.
ivanston, state chairman.
Leading republicans admit the dem
ocrats have selected men who are dan
gerous to republican success in No
llrniniTnta O'tptnae Mormoninn.
Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 9. The
democratic state convention yesterday
nominated James II. Movie, of Salt
Lake, for governor and Judge C. W.
Powers for congressman, and adopted
platform which reflects the recent
renewal of the charges of church in
terference in Utah politics and the re
organization of the anti-church party
denying the right of any power to dic
tate political nominations.
I0VERN0R WANTS TO KNOW
Alabama Executive Asks What Officers
Did During a Lynching.
Huntsville. Ala., Sept. 9. Acting
Gov. Cunningham has called on Sheriff
Rodgers and Capt. Ha, who command
c-d the local military company which
occupied the jail here, to explain what
tHey were doing when the mob was
entering the building and dragging
Horace Maples, the negro, to his death.
The acting governor also has request
er! Judge Spears to crll a special ses
sion of the grand jury to investigate
the lynching and to return indictments
against the lynchers.
DEWEY'S CHECK FOR S18.516
Humblest Member of Crew Gets $69
as Prize Money.
Washington. D. C. Sept.. 9. The
treasury department has begun send
ing checks to the officers and men of
Dewey's fleet in payment for the
awards of prize money made for the
victorv of the American fleet at Man
ila bay. Dewey will receive the larg
est among. $lt. .(.. The next largest
goes to Mrs. Gridley, widow of the
commander of the Olympia, $9,413
The smallest amount to any member
of the crew is $9.
divided is $:JT0..":3;.
The total amount
CUBANS EXCEL WITH SWORD
Olympic Aoiateur Fencing Contests
Ends With Islanders Winners.
St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 9. The Olym
pic amateur fencing championships
ended yesterday. r. E. Diaz, of Ha
vatna, Cuba, won the saber contest.
The single stick contest was won by
A. V. Z. Post of New York. Cuba
carried off the honors of competition
with 41 points.
TRACK TAMPERED WITH
Engine Foiiowing Plunges Upon
Charlotte, N. C, Sept. 9. A local
passenger train on the Seaboard Air
line crashed through a trestle at Ca
tawba Junction, S. C, early today, re
sulting in the death of four women
passengers and three trainmen. Thirty-five
Among the dead are:
MRS. T. F. BLACK.
THREE UNKNOWN WOMEN.
Information has been received of a
discovery of evidence that joints of the
track were tampered with, causing the
The train consisted of the engine,
five coaches and a sleeper.
I'lunKfN u Top of W'rwk.
An engine following the passenger
plunged in on top of the wrecked
train. The wires are down and the
news is brought by messenger.
Relief trains with physicians have
been sent to the scene of the wreck.
ROBBED OF $14,000
Armed Men Secure. Large Sum
Lock Official in the
Pomeroy, Ohio, Sept. 9. Two armed
men today entered the office of County
Treasurer Chase and robbed the safe
of $14,000. Chase was locked in the
vault from which he was released by
MAGNET FINDS HIS KEYS
Sterling Man Recovers Property Lost
Off Rock River Bridge.
C. A. Stults, bookkeeper for the
Northwestern Barb Wire company, of
Sterling, is a fortunate man. Ho
was crossing Rock river bridge at
that place early the other morning
going to his work. His hand was
thrust into his pocket for some article,
and in withdrawing it a bunch of
keys was pulled out too. and they
fell immediately into the river. For a
moment Mr. Stults was puzled. A
sudden thought struck him. He made
a mark on the walk of the bridge and
went to the Johnson flour mill in
Rock Falls, where he procured a large
and powerful magnet. The magnet
was attached to a cord and let down
into the water at the exact spot where
the keys fell. After fishing only a
few minutes the magnet was drawn
out of the water with the bunch of
keys clinging to it.
DEDICATE NEW MASONIC HOME
Illinois Branch of Order Holds Cere
mony at Sullivan.
Sullivan. 111.. Sept. 9. The Illinois
Masonic Home, located at this place,
was dedicated yesterday. Masons
from all parts of the slate were in at
tendance. The home is two and one
half miles east of here. The exercises
were conducted by W. B. Wright of
Effingham, grand master. The home
is a three-story modern brick struc
ture, located on a 2C4-acre farm.
RUSSIAN JEWS AGAIN ATTACKED
Reports Current in St. PetersburgJTelJ
of Serious Outbreak.
St. Petersburg. Sept. 9. Persistent
reports are in circulation of serious
anti-Jewish disturbances in several of
the governments of southwest Rus
sia, but up to this hour no particulars
Gardner Declines Gans Match.
San Francisco Cal. Sent. 9. The
Gans-Gardner match is off. Jimmy has
refused point blank to come to this
coast and appear in the ring with the
lightweight champion. Alex. Greggains
under whose directions the match was
first made, will not attempt to get an
other opponent for Gans. Instead
there is a likelihood of his matchin
Kid McCoy and Twin Sullivan, who
have not yet signed articles with the-
Ixjs Angeles club that has them dated
for Sept. 27.
CONFERS WITH TRACTION MEN
Each Grade Crossing in State to
Separately Considered as Soon
Chicago. Sept. 9. The state rail
road and warehouse commission has
determined to compel the steam and
electric roads to protect their grade
crossings in the country and in the
cities and villages, and to prevent the
construction of such crossings in the
This decision was reached yester
day after a conference between Com
missioners Neville and French and
representatives of nearly every steam
railway in the state and of several of
the more important electric roads. In
order to carry out their purpose it ma"
become necessary for the committee
to apieal to the courts in a test case,
and also to petition the legislature to
amend the law with a view of giving it
more power of control over grade
The plan of campaign is complete
and -will materialize Oct. (5. when an
other meeting will be held with a view
of receiving suggestions from the rail
road representatives. F. G. Ewald, en
gineer for the commission, is prepar
ing a complete list of all grade cross
ings in the state, and will present the
list to the commission with his rec
t'oiiiiiiiMMion A ! I'lau.
The railroad representatives have
requested that each grade crossing be
taken up and dealt with on its own
merits, and this will be done. The en
gineer will signify to the commission
what crossings are capable of being
protected by the installation of inter
locking plants and what are not.
Where interlocking plants are impossi
ble recommendations will be made
with a view of compelling the installa
tion of other safety devices, the best
that conditions will permit.
ENGINEER KILLS OWN NIECE
Engineer Sergeant of the Northwest
ern Road Unnerved by Accident.
Elgin, 111., Sept. 9. From the win
dow of his cab while he was driving
his engine at high speed to make up
lost time. Engineer Taylor Sergeant
of the Northwestern road saw hi?
niece. Miss Anna Roycroft, thrown
from the track and instantly killed.
Unnerved by the sight he sank to the
floor of the cab just as the body flew
past the window where he had been
sitting. Miss Roycroft was a member
of the Baptist church choir in this
city and had gained some distinction
as an artist.
FfLES REFERENDUM PETITION
League Submits at Springfield a List
Said to Be Signed by 130,852.
Springfield. III., Sept. 9. The Refer
endum league petition for direct pri
maries, the referendum, and home rule
in taxation, was filed in the office of
the secretary of state yesterday after
noon. It contains i::o,S."2 signatures.
The petition was brought by a party
of 25. including Kmil W. Ritter. pres
ident of the league; Maurice F. Doty,
secretary; P. C. McArdie, James P.
Ci'dman. Allen H. Smith and Larned
D. M each am.
FOOD INSPECTOR ASSAULTED
Endangered by Women Patrons of
Shortweight Bread Dealer.
St. Paul. Minn.. Sept. 9. When
JJairy and rood Inspector .Met all at
tempted to confiscate a load of short
weight loaves of bread at. the store of
a man of the name, of Da vies he was
set upon by 5" Jewish -wrmen. Al
though they had been Ib-eccd by Da-
vies by loaves that were ounces under
weight, the women threatened McCall
with violence until the police rescued
MANEUVERS BROUGHT TO END
Compliments for Commanders and
Troops in Mimic Warfare.
Gainesville, Sept. 9. Gen. Corbin
brought the maneuvers !n the mimic
war to a close at 9 o'clock this morn
ing. The maneuvering on both sides
was pronounced of the highest order.
Ferguson Challenges Jeffries.
tsoston, .Mass., sept. :-. Sandy rer-
guson. the Chelsea Strong Boy, is
the latest aspirant for the title of
heavyweight champion. Yesterday his
manager. Alec McLean, posted a for
feit of $50o in support of the former's
challenge to any and all heavyweights.
McLean says his protege is anxious to
meet Jeffries, but is willing to abide
bj buy MiggestiOiit tl. .i. I ai.teri-.ar.
may advance. Ferguson will meet any
of the men who have gone down in t
feat at the hands of the conqueror of
Jack Munroe or he will m-et .If "fries
alone. McLean ays he is willing to
wager a substantial side b- that Jeff
ries cannot stop Ferguson in 2o
ISM I S HKIlS n R s m
BE SOLD AT AUCTION
Several Proprietors Decide to Dispose
Of Entire Property
New York, Sept. 9. Sells Brothers'
circus is to be sold at auction Nov. 19.
The show, which includes the Adam
Forepaugh circus, was organized in
1STL Janus A. Bailey and W. W.
Cole, owners of the Barnum & Bailey
circus, are part owners with Peter
and Lewis Sells. Peter Sells of Col
umbus suffered a paralytic stroke two
weeks ago and decided to part with
the property. At a conference be
tween the Sells brothers. Mr. Bailey
and Mr. Cole, it was decided to sell
the show under the hammer. Mr. Bai
ley and Mr. Cole having no desire to
add to their circus property.
GOES INTO TRUST
Cleveland Report Involves Concern
Controlling Local Iron and
Cleveland. O.. Sept. 9 The Repub
lic Iron and Steel company will be
come a part of the United States Steel
Corporation before the first of Decem
ber. This is the story that has been
going the rounds in semi-oflicial cir
cles in Clevalnd for the past few days.
Yesterday the critics of the steel situa
tion made the assertion that this will
complete one of the most effective
combinations for the maintenance of
prices that has been seen in the steel
business. This situation is strength
ened by the report, which is now for
the first time confirmed, that the Lack
awanna Steel company has joined the
pool on the staples and will be bound
by the agreement among those mills
to uphold the prices. It is said that
all the mills of the larger size are now
in this agreement with the possible
exception of the Republic. It has been
steering a rather independent course
during the past few weeks and has
caused some uneasiness. It was the
first of the really big companies to
The statement made now is that this
company, having been brought up. the
market will be absolutely proof
LIPT0N DESIRES YANKEE IDEA
Offers Herreshofr Commission to Build
London. Sept. 9. Sir Thomas Lip
ton, speaking of George L. Watson's
refusal to design a challenger for the
America cup for 1905, said the refusal
was a bitter disappointment to him,
and added: "I hate to see the cup
lying in New York without a fight be
ing put up for it. If Herreshoff will
come here and be a citizen for a year
I will guarantee him a commission to
huib; n boat. Personally. I desire to
light under the old rule of yacht meas
urements, but my designers pay it is
CAPT. KING ON MILITIA DUTY
Has Been Ordered to Work With Mi
litia of Wisconsin.
Washington, Sept. 9. At the request
of ihe governor of Wisconsin. Capt.
Charles King. U. S. A., retired, has
been on'ered to report to the governor
at Mii'ii.ou for duty with the organ
ized ,:ii:i:ic. oi" Wisconsin for u period
of 1 jut year...
THE JEWISH POPULATION.
Numbers Nearly Eleven Millions Half
Million in New York.
New York, Sept.. 9. The Jewish
year lmok just issued contains statis
tics showing the Hebrew population of
the world is now 10, 9:12. 777. Of this
number the United States has 1.252,218
one-half million being credited to New
Hoo Hoo's Elect Officers.
St. Louis. Mo., Sept. 9. Among the
officers elected by the Osirian Cloister,
the highest degree of the Hoo Hx-s,
were: High Priest of Osiris. N. A.
Gladding, of Indianapolis, Ind.; High
Priest of Ra, William Stephenson. ef
St. Paul, Minn.; High Prit st of Sed,
J. L. Lane, of East St. Louis, 111.
Hermann Gets Decision.
St. Louifc, fee pi. "i. "Kid'' He rmann,
(' Chicago iast night received the
decision ever Le v Curley, ef Philadel
phia, who was tebstit uted for Johnny
Earthquake Shock Felt.
San Die-go, Cal.. Sept. 9. A distinct
earthquake shock was felt here yes
terday las' ing several seconds. It was
followed by slighted and briefer disturbances.
President Donnelly Shows
Folly of Longer
EMPLOYES HAVE LOST
Wages No Higher Men Taken
Back at Packers'
Chicago, Sept. 9. The 59 Hays'
strike of the butchers and allied trades
at the stock yards is off. The vote of
the -onference board of the allied
trades eouncil to bring the trouble to
an end was unanimous. President
Donnelly telegraphed the decision to
all cities where workmen have been
Action I .nt I'.vt'iiluK.
Chicago. Sept. 9. The executive
board of the union butcher workmen
last evening abandoned the strike
against the meat packing plants and
ordered the members back to work.
With the decision of the various lalior
organizations to adopt this course the
struggle came to an end. The strike
concluded with utter collapse. The
men receive less than they had wished
for when they first walked out and
much less than was given them in the
fgreement which terminated their
l lfl.v-Miir l)xi n on Strike.
Begun July 12. the st niggle contin
ued for eight weeks and three days.
A week pfter the si. ike was first called
they made peace with their employers
under a favrrable contract which gave
them practically all they had demand
ed. The second wr. kout occurred the
morning work was to 1 . resumed un
der the ontraet.
It was charged by the packers that
the union broke the agrei r .-nt by Ibis
act. and since then the organization
steadily lost ground. In Chicago a few
members deserted, anil in other pack
ing centers thousands abandoned the
fight. Desperate means were resorted '
to to stem the tide, but the packers
continued to operate' their plants with
better and better success. At the last
the nnly thing for the union was com
I : l 4 oiii.'m nt I nlim 'nfT'n-.
The end really came in the meet
ing of the joint conference board yes
terday afternoon. It was the belief of
some members of this board that tin
labor organization could win some
thing from the employers yet. and
they were engaged in trying to devise
new plans to extend the light.
President Donnelly of the butchers
t rose and took the position of leader.
By an exhibition of backbone he
brought this talk of further war to a
close. He told the representatives of
the various unions that, the executives
board of his organization hail decided
to call orf the strike. Ihe union was
going to pieces, be said, and the mem
bers were suffering. No matter how
the others regarded the move, said
Donnelly, he. as president of the
butcher workmen, would order the.
Vice President C. E. Schmidt of the
union followed Donnelly in the same
vein. The result of this display of
courage was that Ihe joint board voted
its approval of the peace course.
Trriim .M'ril. l- Slrlkrra.
The terms offered by the packers
and accepted by the leaders of the
butchers are as follows:
Tb packers agree to give work to
as innry of the strikers as are needed,
giving preference in future to the old
ni n in hiring employes.
Present non-union employes to bo
kept so far as they wish to remain.
Wages of the skilled men to be tho
same as before the strike'.
The packers agree to treat. Ihe la
borers fairly and declare that in tho
future the plants will be run more
evenly the six days of the week.
The- Union Stockyards and Transit
company te reinstate all striking llv
stock handlers as rapidly as possible.
PREPARING TO COMMENCE WORK
Panama Canal Commission Places Or.
der for Material for Work.
Washington. D. C. Sept. 9. Th
Panama canal commission has called
for proposals frr 11 steam shovels for
canal construction, and directed the
purchase of a large epiantity of dyna
mite and powder.
Sells Plants of Ship Yard Trust.
New. York, Sept. 9. Receiver Jamea
Smith, Jr., of the ship yard trust, an
special master yesterday hold the real
and perfrmal property of the Crescent
Shipbuilding company for $I50,(MtO and
the Moore plant for JO'j.noO. Tho
Sheldem shipyard trust reorganization
committee bought both plants.