Til KNOK FOLK IsRWS : HUDAY , AUOUSTlfl , l Ul.
South Chicago Lodges Refusing
to Quit Work Disciplined.
AGAINST ANY RECONSIDERATION
Assistant Secretary of the Amalgn *
mated Association Falls to Coax
Western Steel Men Out Doth Sldeo
Claim Gains In the Dig Strike ,
1 Chicago , Aug. 1C , There will be no
ntrllte of tlio employeu at thu ntee !
inllls In South ChlciiKO. Thin point
was settled liiRt nluht , when tlio men
refused to reconsider thu nctlon taken
Bntunlny nlKht , at which thno they
flocldod to stand by tholr contracts
with thu inlllH nnd refusal to join thu
strikers. After they had declined tn
rucotiHlilor , Aflslntant Secretary Tlgho
of the Amalgamated association , who
cnmo to Chicago with tlio Intuntlon ot
ccurlng a revocation of I ho nctlon
of Saturday nlht | , If possible , dc-
clnrod that ho revoked the chartorH of
both lodges of thu Ainalgiiniatcil asno-
elation In the South Chicago mills
nnd declared the men outside of the or
ganization. Thu men rooted liln an
nouncement with laughter and cheers.
Mr. Tlgho arrived In the city yester
day and spent th day arranglm ; for n
nccret meeting of the two lodgcn of
the Amalgamated association to ho
lield In the evening. The mnn gathered
nt the appointed tlino , hut there wore
no Tew of them In the hall that the end
of the matter WIIH a foregone conelu
iilon. l\y \ far the greater numbur of
the moniborH of tbo two lodges bad
Kone to work Instead of coining to
the meeting and only a handful was
lireHont. 'Mr. Tlgho made a long ad
dress to the men , giving them the
ntnry of the RtrlUo from the standpoint
of the Amalgamated aBsoclatlon nnd
ftfiklng them to help the men In the
cant by quitting tbo mills In South
Chicago. Several HpeechoB were made
"by the local members of the ussocln-
lion In reply to Mr. Tlgho , the general
trend being that tbo men coiiBldorcd
theniHclveH hound by contracts with
thulr employers nnd that they did not
think that It wan their duty to turn
tholr backfl on these contracts nt tbo
bidding of the olllcers of the associa
tion. At 11 o'clock a vote was taken
on the question of reconsidering and
by an overwhelming majority the men
refused to reopen the question. Mr.
Tlgho then announced that the char-
-tern of both lodges were revoked nnd
the meeting dissolved. After leaving
the meeting Mr. Tigho expressed him-
uoir as greatly disappointed at the ao-
lion taken nnd said that today ho will
RO to the Unvvlew mills nt Milwaukee
nnd also to these nt .Toilet. Ho will
roprat the program at these places ,
explain to the men the causes of the
ntrlko and If they shall decline to reconsider -
consider their action In refusing to
Join the ranKs of the strikers , ho will
declare the charters of all their
lodges forfeited nnd rule the men out
of the association.
1 BOTH SIDES MAKING GAINS.
Painter Mill Starts Up , but Tube
Works Are Finally Closed.
Plttsburg , Aug. 15. There were
victories on both sides of tbo great
etool strike yesterday , but they furnish
no direct line on the ultimate result of
the conlllct. The strikers succeeded
In finally forcing tbo National Tube
works at McKeesport , probably tlio
largest Individual plant in tbo United
States Steel corporation , to close
down. On the other hand , the steel
corporation reopened tbo big Painter
mill In this city and also resumed oper-
-ntlons with nonunion men at the Crescent -
-cent plant of the American Tin Plato
company at Cleveland. Two mills
were run at the Painter plant , although
one of them broke down during the
tiny , and half tbo mills In tbo Crescent
plant were moving. The forces nt
both the plants named are to bo In
creased and the managers claim they
will soon have them working In full.
There was a great labor demonstra
tion nt Wheeling yesterday and Prcsl-
lent Shaffer made a stirring appeal
to his followers to fight on.
There were few other developments
of Importance during the day. Local
ly the strike seems to drag and Inter
est to flag. Great numbers of the strik
ers have gone away , cither for recrea
tion or to work , and there has been
scarcely any excitement , much less dis
order. McKeesport nnd Wheeling are
Btlrrcd up periodically , but there has
been no violence at cither place. Ru
mor again settled the strike nnd lent
n hand to restart the stilled mills of
commerce. It was related that Presi
dent Shaffer had acknowledged that
ho could not win , that the steel cor
poration feared that Us rivals would
jiroflt by an extended strike and that
they wcro going to settle. No shadow
of confirmation of the story was pos
sible. The general situation is thus
briefly summarized :
The spread of the strike nt Me-
Keesport and Wheeling has brought
the number of men who answered the
final strike order to something over
20,000 nnd Increased the total number
of men rendered Idle by the three or
ders to about C5.000.
The strikers are fully In control nt
McKeesport , Wheeling , Newcastle ,
Uellalre , Mlngo Junction , nnd show
eome strength here. The manufac
turers hold South Chicago , Bayvlew ,
Jollet , Youngstown , Columbus , the KIs-
hlinlnetns valley , the tin plant at
Mpnessen and the Carneglo group.
Of the last named property some doubt
Is expressed as to the lower Union
mill In Plttsburg. Some men have
left their places there and the strikers
boast that they will close It down.
Both sides express their satisfaction
jdth the progress or the strike.
GANGO OF WORKMEN FIGHT ,
Roll Superintendent of Electric Light
Company In the Dirt.
DOM MolncH. AUK. 15. Two gangs of
workmen Indulged In a small riot In
the streets of DOH Molnen yesterday.
The trouble arose over a question UH
tn the ownership of a street. When
Hlxth street was closed by the track a
of the DCS Molnes Union railroad In or
der to porinlt of the building of the
Union depot an agreement was entered
Into by which a Htrcct south or the
tracks was to bo kept open between
Sixth and Fifth streets to nccomodato
tbo huulnosB on the south part of
Sixth street. The street wan opened
In duo course of time nnd In now
being tilted by tbo public. Recently
the city council ordered the electric
light company to put Its wires on that
short street underground nnd workmen
went to work yesterday to do so. The
nuporlntendent of the DCS Molnes
Union Ilallrond company took ( i gang
of men and tried to stop the work ,
claiming that the street wan prlvnto
property. A fracas resulted , In which
the electric light workmen cnmo out
best. Thov rolled the sunorlntendenl.
In the dirt nnd went on with thulr
IOWA KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.
F. W. Porterfleld of Atlantic Is Made
Cedar Itnpldn , la , , Aug. 15. The
grand lodge , Knights of Pythias , elected -
ed these olllrers : Grand chancellor ,
V. W. Porterlluld , Atlantic ; grand mas-
tor-nt-arms , .1. M. Butler , Muscntlno ;
grand Inner guard , 1 < \ W. Schurr , Mis
souri Valley ; grand trustees , A. W.
Harris , Slbley , nnd .1. C. Langnn , Clin
ton ; supreme representatives , II. T.
Salinger , Carroll , and T. B. Hanlcy ,
Tlpton. The other olllcers were reelected -
elected with tbo exception of vlco
The olllcern of the grnnd lodge and
grand temple Hathbono Slaters re
viewed the piundu of the uniform
rank yesterday , which was headed by
Major General Carnalmn of Indianap
SOLDIERS SURROUND BURGLARS.
Battla May Occur Before They Arc
Mlllorsburg. O. , Aug. 15. An nt-
tempt was made to rob tbo James D.
Adams bank hero and the robbers are
now surrounded In a strip of woods
15 miles west of hero. The burglars
wore heard at work by Dal Shoup ,
who lives next door. They took flight
In two rigs , stolen from a farmer.
They were located and a part of com
pany I , Eighth Ohio National guard ,
has gene to the scene to assist In their
capture. They are now surrounded
nnd a battle may occur.
PAYSON RESIGNS OFFICE.
His Plnce on the Illinois Claims Com
mission Is Now Vacant ,
pprlngllold , Ilia. , Aug. 15. Governor
Yntes has accepted the resignation of
C. II. Payson of Watsoka as a member -
ber of the state claims commission.
Payson was appointed by tbo governor
about a week ago. Records In Kansas
show that Pnyson was for 18 months
an Inmate of the Kansas state peniten
tiary , having been sentenced May 13 ,
18SO , In Cowloy county , for defrauding
Mrs. Lena MeNelll and having been
pardoned by Governor St. John.
HAY BACK IN WASHINGTON.
Secretary of State Returns to Take Up
Routine of Business.
Washington , Aug. 15 , Secretary
Hay has returned to the city after nn
absence of several weeks , and was at
his desk yesterday giving attention
to the business which has accumu
lated In his absence. It Is stated that
the return of the secretary at this tlino
Is without special signillcanco as bear
ing on any of the pending International
questions , mich as the Colombia-Vene
zuela affair or the negotiations at Pe
Commander Wise of Navy Dead.
Washington. Aug. 15. The navy de
partment has received a cablegram an
nouncing the death at the Yokohama
hospital of Commander Frederick M.
Wise. Ho died of heart disease nnd
had only been sick a few days. Com
mander Wlso was In command of the
old Monocncy when that ship was fired
on by the Taku forts In the early
stages of the Chinese trouble.
Catholic School Question Settled.
Winnipeg. Man. , Aug. 15. The
Catholic school question , which has
agitated this province for years , has
nt last been settled. The public
school board has voted to take over
the Catholic schools and hire all of
the teachers in them who can qualify ,
stipulating that no religious garb shall
bo worn. Nuns are thus debarred rrom
the teaching staff.
Car Builders Lose Strike.
Scranton. Pa. , Aug. 15. The strike
of the car builders of the Delaware ,
Lackawanna nnd Western company
hero was declared off last night. The
men went out May 4 ror a nine-hour
day at the ten-hour rate. They go
back without gaining a single conces
sion. There were 740 men out In
Scrnnton nnd l.GOO on the whole sec
Cudahy Employes Strike at Wichita.
Wichita. Kan. , Aug. 15. At the Cud
ahy packing house yesterday 35 butch
ers struck because the management
held that the receipts did not Justify
n full day's work. Their places were
fllled by employes drafted from tbo
other departments or the company.
Raynor One of Schley's Attorneys.
Baltimore , Aug. 15. It Is announced
here that Isldor Raynor , attorney gen
eral for Maryland , has been retained
as one or the attorneys ror Rear Ad
miral Schley in his coming hearing bo-
rfre the court or Inquiry.
Fire Destroys Temporary Crib
at Cleveland ,
TEN MEN RESCUED FROM TUNNEL
Harbor Tup Picks Up Eighteen of the
Survivors Adrift on Pieces of Wreck
age Two Men Still Imprisoned.
Rescuer Loses His Life.
Cleveland , Aug. 15. Klvo men were
burned to death , four were drowned ,
three and possibly rour were suffocat
ed nnd several Injured as the result of
u flro which destroyed a temporary
waterworks crib , two miles off the
Cleveland harbor yesterday. The dead
so far ns known are :
JOHN MAKTINS , drowtii-d.
VU'TOH KAUI-'MAN , Cnnton , suffocated.
MIKi : HNMinil , drmvniMl.
AUTIItW UASTY , drowned.
PIVi : MiN , Imuicil to death.
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John I.cc , lirolirn hack.
O. llruililnck , fruitfully burned.
Twenty-six men obeyed the rder of
Mnnngor Vanduzon when the flames
broke out and took refuge In the water
on floating pieces or wreckage. Four
of them lost their hold upon their
floats nnd sank beneath tbo waves
Jiiot ns help reached their comrades.
The crow of the tug J. R. Sprenklo
hoard the flro whistle blown from the
crib nnd raced to the scene from tbo
harbor. She picked up 18 of the sur
vivors who had drifted to tbo west of
the crib on their floats of boards and
Vantluzen and three of his men were
hanging In tbo water from a two Inch
line suspended from the crib. Just as
the line was burning away nbovo the
men's hands , a yawl boat from the
barge Wllhulm , manned by two men ,
dashed Into the veil of heat nnd smoke
that enveloped the crib and rescued
tbo four men on the rope at the risk of
the boatmen's lives. The men picked
up In the water were brought to the
city on the tug Sprenklo. They were
naked and badly burned. Many of
them were cut by falling timbers.
The crib Is a total loss. It was a
rrame building , 200x50 feet , the sides
sheathed with Iron. It contained valu
able machinery. It Is now n charred ,
Hiiapoicss mass or wreckage and
mingled with the blackened timbers
are blackened , rusted nnd twisted
pieces nnd plates of Iron nnd steel.
Ten workmen wcro rescued from the
tunnel , They reported that two oth
ers were lying dead In the shaft.
Plumber Jones , one of n party of res
cuers who descended Into tbo shaft to
look for the missing men , was over
come by gas and expired within a few
minutes. Ills body lies In tbo tunnel ,
75 feet from tbo bottom of the shaft ,
nnd Is covered with water. The life
line attached to the body could not bo
pulled up. David Kelly , another mem
ber of tbo rescuing party , was over
come by gas and Is In a precarious
MONTANA ALSO SELLS LAND.
State Board Decides to Put Three Millions -
lions Under Hammer.
Helena. Aug. 15. The state of Mon
tana will shortly have a land sale that
will ecllpso the recent government af
fair In Oklahoma , where about 2,000-
000 acres were disposed of to homo-
seekers. About 3,000,000 acres , dis
tributed throughout every county in
the state , will be auctioned off by
Land Registrar Long. This course
was decided nt a meeting of the state
board of commissioners. A state law
prohibits the sale of any lands at less
than $10 per acre and where Registrar
Long falls to receive bids of nt least
that ho will only lease the lands to the
highest bidder. The board decided
that purchases by any one person shall
bo limited to ICO acres.
Board of Health Destroys Beer.
Topekn , Kan. , Aug. 15. Ono hun
dred nnd thirty cases of beer were
publicly destroyed yesterdny by smash
ing through the orders of the board of
health. The liquor had been secured
from the joints on official raids and
was stored In the city prison. The
saloon owners were about to secure
possession by court proceedings , when
the chief of police adroitly had the
board of health declare It a menace to
the health of that portion of the city
nnd order It destroyed.
Flagler Gets His Divorce.
Miami , Fin. , Aug. 15. Henry M.
Flagler , the multl-mllllonalro oil mag
nate , has secured a divorce under the
new Florida statute , which provides
that Insanity of four years' standing
is sufficient ground for a decree. The
case was heard In chambers by Judge
Minor S. Jones of the circuit court.
Former Governor Fleming , Mrs. Flag-
ler's guardian ad lltom , represented
the defendant , but there practically
was no defense. Mr. Flagler Is 72
Wreck on Canadian Pacific.
Winnipeg , Man. , Aug. 15. The Ca
nadian Pacific extra ror the west , with
harvesters rrom maritime provinces ,
left the track three miles east of In-
golf last night. The engine and flvo
coaches were derailed , two passengers
were killed and several others In
jured , The dead : Daniel White or
Kent City , N. B. , and Donald McKee-
gan of Capo Breton. The cause of the
accident was n broken rail.
Booty Greater Than Supposed.
San Francisco , Aug. 15. John Win
ters , who looted the vault or the Selby
smelting works at Vallejo Junction
last Tuesday morning , secured ns his
booty gold bullion to the value of $320-
000 , or nearly $50,000 more than the
amount originally given out. An er
ror was made In compiling the list of
FUNERAL OF 3IGNOR CRISP ! ,
Remains Taken on Board the Cruiser
Varese at Naples.
Naples , Aug. 1C. The funeral or
Signer Crisp ! wan an Imposing event.
Cordons of troopn lined the route
which was through the principal
ntreots and presented arms ns the
funeral car passed. The car waa drawn
by eight black horses , with sable
trappings. Tbo cords of the pall were
held by the mayors of Rome , Naples ,
Palermo and Rlbora , Sicily , Crlspl.s
birthplace ; the vlco president of the
chamber of deputies and other state
officials. A caisson draped with flags
was followed by cars piled high with
floral tributes. The procession In
cluded King Victor Emmanuel's aide-
de-camp , representing tbo king ; the
German consul , representing I2mpcror
William ; senators , dcputl * ministers ,
generals , admirals , patriotic societies ,
Garlbaldlan veterans and military and
naval detachments. Immense crowds
occupied the streets , balconies and
windows. All present uncovered as
the coffin passed. At the arsenal the
remains were tnkoa on board the cruis
er Varese , whore there was tv short
service , mlmm guns being fired In
the meanwhile. The Vareso sailed at
ENGAGEMENTS ARE NUMEROUS.
Cactro and Revolutionists Clashing at
Many Points In Venezuela.
San Juan , P. I. , Aug. 15. Mall ml-
vices received hero yesterday from
Caracas , Venezuela , glvo accounts of
numerous engagements In the state of
Tachlra between President Castro's
forces and the revolutionists. In Gen
eral Castro's ofllclal bulletins ho men
tioned the Colombian army. He re
ported engagements since the battle of
San Cristobal , July 29 , at Plrlneos , Las
Flllpas , La Pnrnda , La Grltn , Encon-
trades , Colon nnd Las Cumbres , all In
Tnchlra. The Venezuelan casualties ,
nccoidlng to Castro's olllclnl bulletins ,
were General Rosendo Madlnn and
rour colonels , killed nnd 300 men
killed or wounded. Aug. 8 there was
nn encounter nt Las Cumbres with a
second force of revolutionists.
The News' Caracas correspondent ,
writing Aug. 10 , says another army has
Invaded Venezuela. This second force
Is reported to number 5,000 men.
Friday these troops attacked Las Cum
bres nnd were repulsed. The main di
visions of the armies have not yet met.
MALTESE PEOPLE RESENTFUL.
Dissatisfaction Over Language Ques
tion Growing Acute.
Valetta , Island of Malta , Aug. 15.
The discontent here arising from the
language question and other griev
ances Is growing more acute. Sunday
the Union Jack was torn to pieces In
the streets by n large body of demon
strators. This was followed by tbo
disflguilng of Queen Victoria's jubilee
statue last night. The marble was
deluged with damaging acid. The per
petrators of this outrage have not been
RUSSIA IS NOW IN CONTROL.
Wipes Out Last Vestige of Chlneso
Rule In the New Chwang District.
London , Aug. 13. A special dispatch
from Shanghai , dated Aug. H , ' saya
the Russians nt New Chwang have pro
claimed the czar's suzerainty over that
district , bnvo abrogated the Chinese
laws and have prohibited the natives
from referring their disputes to the
arbitration of American or British
merchants nnd missionaries. All dis
putes must be referred to the Russians
Rockhill to Return Soon.
Washington , Aug. 15. Mr. Rock-
hill's Intention to leave Peking soon ,
as reported in press cables , is in line
with the purpose he communicated to
the state department about three
weeks ago. ot leaving on Aug. 15. Now
that an agreement on the final protocol
has been reached. It Is hardly felt that
Mr. Rockhlll's presence Is necessary
nt the signing , as Mr. Conger will be
at Peking shortly.
Wabash to Buy Omaha and St. Louis.
Kansas City , Aug. 15. Negotiations
have been about completed whereby
the Wabash will buy the Omaha nnd
St. Louis , one of the arms of the Oma
ha , Kansas City and Eastern. The
Omaha and St. Louis extends from
Pattonsburg. Mo. , to Council Bluffs ,
la. , n distance of 143 miles. The con
sideration will be $3,500,000.
Machlas Sails for Colon.
Norfolk , Va. , Aug. 15. The gunboat
Machtas will leave Norfolk for Colon
today with n full complement of ma
rines and with plenty or supplies and
SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
Baron Nordenskjold , the explorer ,
died at Stockholm Tuesday.
Railroad reports ror July showed a
remarkable gain In business.
The Virginia Democrats nominated
A. J. Montague ror governor.
J. C. Stubbs has selected T. M. Shu-
maker to bo traffic manager of the
Oregon Short Line.
Congressman Conry of Boston was
severely cut In a fight at the entrance
of the Gllsey house , New York.
Ambassador White has been grantee
leave and Is expected to arrive In this
country before long to attend to pri
July exports were larger than In
July oT any previous year and the Im
ports wcro larger than these or July
In any year since 1895.
The British South Arrlcan Com-
pensatlon committee is to require
American claimants to prove their
claims by oral testimony.
All the southern portion of Arizona
has suffered from high water for
weeks nnd the destruction of property ,
especially or railroads , has been enor-
Invader Will Carry the Trophy
Back Across the Border.
CADILLAC LOSES FINAL RACE ,
Five Challenges at Once Given by as
Many Clubs to Captain Jarvls Ca
nadian Crew Can Still Have Plenty
of Yankee Competition If Willing.
Chicago , Aug. 15. The Canadian
yacht Invader won again yesterday In
a grand race , finishing two minutes
and twenty seconds ahead of Cadillac ,
and the Canada's cup goes back
across the border , but accompanied
by five challenges. Captain William
Halo Thompson and the crew of the
defeated Cadillac were beaten at all
points of the game by the moro skill
ful Canadian skipper and sailors.
Both the Chicago and Columbia
Yacht clubs challenged Immediately
for the cup. The Rochester Yncht
club nnd two Detroit yacht clubs also
challenged. The Canadian commodore
eaya he cannot tell which of the flvo
will be given preference.
That Captain Jorvls and his skilled
and well trained crow deserve most
of the credit for Invader's success Is
the almost unanimous opinion of ex
perienced yachtsmen who have
watched closely the series of races nnd
the question most often asked Is
whether the winner Is really the better
HELD ON FORGERY CHARGE.
Two Ticket Brokers Arrested at St.
Louis Prove Valuable Catch.
St. Louis , Aug. 15. William Clinton
and Charles J. Leonard , ticket brokers ,
were arrested yesterday , charged with
swindling a customer. A search of
their offices later In the day revealed
a large number of railway tickets that
arc declared by local railway officials
to be counterfeit.
It Is almost Impossible to place nn
estimate on the value of the tickets
recovered , but it Is stated by railroad
authorities that $50,000 would bo a
conservative figure. It Is asserted
that many of the tickets and passes
wore forgeries. The Baltimore and
Ohio , Missouri Pacific and St. Louis
and San Francisco lines are said to be
the ones which should have the mos
Interest In the discoveries made. Th
indications are , it is said , that the oper
ations of the brokers were carried 01
largely over these three lines , thougl
tickets were found in the stock from
many roads. J. E. Hannegan , secrc
tary of the western lines' mllengo
ticket bureau ami the St. Louis passen
ger bureau , conducted the Investlga
tlon and exposed a number of unique
methods for "beating" the roads
Clinton and Leonard are to bo prose
cuted under a forgery statute. The
offense of which they are accused Is a
felony and the punishment is imprls
onment not exceeding seven years.
Picnickers Injured in Runaway.
Limn , O. , Aug. 15. A runaway team
dashed down South Main street yes
terday afternoon , dragging a large
picnic wagon fllled with 35 children
ranging in ages from G to 13 years
The wagon overturned and half of the
children were thrown Into the street
Carrie Cook , aged C years , sustalnei
a fractured skull and Is believed to be
fatally hurt ; Marie Ferguson , aged 13
had her hip broken and Is Injured In
ternally. Herman Young , the driver
was entangled in the wheels of the
wagon and dragged 50 feet. He Is
badly hurt. The children who re
malned in the carriage were not hurt
Consolidating Side Agencies.
Chicago , Aug. 15. Executive reprc
sentatives of the Union Pacific and
Southern Pacific who have been In
Chicago for several days working on
details of the plan for the consolida
tion of the side agencies of the two
eystems are said to have completed
their work and It is stated that the
agencies are to be merged under the
management of the Southern Pacific
company. With the merger. It Is said ,
thousands of soliciting passenger and
freight agents will be thrown out of
Baseball Results Yesterday.
National League Brooklyn 5.5-
Philadelphia , 4-2. New York , 3-3 ; Bos'-
° ' Amrcan | League-Boston
0-4 . Philade
phia , 9-2. Washington , P ;
Baltimore , 4. Western League-St.
Paul. 4 ; Omaha , 2. Denver. 4 ; St Jo
seph , 3. Minneapolis , 8 ; Des Moines ,
7. Colorado Springs , 0-C ; Kansas City ,
Ward and Davis Win Tronhv.
Newport , R. I. , Aug. 15-At the
close of the second day at the New
port tennis tournament the champion
ship In doubles had been settled golne
to Ward nnd Davis
for the third con-
secutlve time nnd giving them perma
nent possession of the national trophy.
Llpton Starts for America.
London. Aug. 15-Slr Thomas Lip-
on started for the
United States yes.
terday leaving a cheering crowd ot
acquaintances and well-wishers who
had assembled at the station to bid
reWCl1 HIS comP"tment
tbe train was half filled with flowers.
Held Up by Lone Bandit.
Saratoga , N. Y. . Aug. 15. The North
Creek and Blue Mountain stage was
held up near North river yesterday
X * ? no Bobber. The horses were
snot , the
passengers robbed and the
United States mall sacked. The des-
Jagersfonteln , Aug. 15.-Commnnd
ant Prctorlus , who was recenth S
through the eyes , 1. dead.
TALKS TO THE OLD SOLDIERS.
Vice President Roosevelt Addresses
Civil War Veterans at Hutchlnson.
Hutchlnson , Knn. , Aug. 15. Vlco
President Roosevelt , en route homo
from Colorado , stopped he.V for a
ehort time yesterday morning and
from the rear platform of his train nd >
dressed several thousand veterans at
tending the state Grnnd Army of the
Republic reunion. Mr. Roosevelt
epoko for 15 minutes nnd aroused the
crowd to great enthusiasm. Ho
thanked the old soldiers In the name oC
the American people for their past
rnlor and salrlflces , and referring
briefly to civic life , warned them not
to envy a life of ease.
"You old soldiers , " ho said , "don't
envy these who lived lives of ease
from 'Cl to ' 05. You don't regret the
work you did then , do you ? " A fire of :
answers nnd nmens poured from the
veterans , and Mr. Roosevelt , continu
ing , said In part : "We cnn never hope-
to make the country all It should bo
until wo honor th i mnn who works ,
until we accept the principle that the
man Is to bo judged on bis work as a
As the train began to pull out many
of the old soldiers , with their wives
nnd ch'ldren , ran behind the car seek *
Ing to shako hands with the vice pres
ident , several men climbing onto th
car platform after the train had gotten
up a good speed.
* " " "
COUNCIL BLUFFS WINS. "i
Army of the Philippines Will Meet
There Next Year.
Salt Lake , Aug. 15. The election of :
General Irving Hale of Colorado to
the presidency of the organization and
the selection of Council Bluffs , la. , na
the place for holding the next encamp
ment was the most important business
transacted at yesterday's session o
the second annual .reunion of the
Army of the Philippines. Council
Bluffs secured the convention only
after a hard fight against several
other cities. Among the officers were : !
First vice president , General Motcalf ,
Kansas ; second vice president , Cap
tain J. F. Crutchlow , Utah ; treasurer ,
Captain Cosgrove , Nebraska ; corresponding
spending secretary , J. J. Meyers ,
Telegrams and letters expressing re
gret nt Inability to attend were read
from Admiral Dewey , Vice President
Roosevelt and Colonel A. S. Frost.
A feature of the celebration was the
military parade , which was participat
ed in by several hundred veterans of
the Philippines , attired In their khaki
uniforms , a detachment of regulars
from Fort Douglas , under command ofi
Captain Thomas Schley ; several com
panies of the Utah National guard and
numerous civic organizations.
f - [ inv
A Drenm Tlint Cnmc True. , . -
"Tnlklug about dreams , " said Mrs. \
Smith ns we sat around the parlor ,
"I once bad n very strange experience.
1 dreamed that I was just stepping out
of my house for a wnlk when n funeral
parsed by. A man with n cap marked
nine and n red scar running across
his forehead Jumped from the benrso
nnd , nppionchlng me , nsked , 'Are you
ready''No , ' I replied , nnd with that
"A few months later I was stopping
In Chicago. 1 wns on the top floor of
one of the big houses nnd just nbout
to step Into the elevator when I re
membered another thing 1 wanted to
buy. I btopped and looked through
my notebook. 'Down ! ' exclaimed the
elevator boy , nnd then nsked me , 'Are
you ready ? ' 'Xo , ' I answered , and the
"The next InsUint n great crash was
heard , and the occupants of the eleva
tor were dashed to an untimely death.
"The cap of the boy bore the figure.
0 , nnd be had n red scar running
across bis brow. " San Francisco
That Boy ,
"Mamma , does money make the
man ? "
"I am sorry to say It does sometimes ,
"Money will make a man go anywhere - X
where , won't It ? "
"I suppose so. "
"If It wna down in Cuba , would
money make a man go to raising man
goes ? "
"Don't bother me. "
"Do monkeys eat mangoes , mamma ? " '
"I presume so. 1 wish you wouldn't
talk so much. "
"Then , If money makes the man go
to raising mangoes , and monkeys eat
amngoes , don't the monkeys make the
Whnck ! Whnck ! , < .
"Ouch-Chicngo ! Tribune. - . ?
A Nntnral AVomler.
Buenos Ayrcs seems to have the
largest "rocking stone" yet discovered ,
it Is situated on the slope of the moun
tain of Tandll , in the southern part ot
the province , and measures 00 feet
long by 18 feet broad nnd Is 24 feet
high. Its bulk Is 5,000 cubic feet , and
t weighs nt least 25 tons. Neverthc-
ess , It Is BO beautifully poised that a
ilngle person cnn set It rocking. When
: he wind blows from the southeast ,
.ho stone , which Is pyramidal In form ,
nvnys to and fro on Its foundation
ike the brunches of a tree.
The To in n o.
i no tomato wns known up to 1830
is n "love npple" nnd regarded with
suspicion , u originated In Spanish V
5outh America nnd , being Introduced
nto Italy from Morocco , was named
poma del morl"-Moor'8 npple. The
Drench called It "pouirae d'nmour. "
Willie-Pa , did Adam nnd Eve kick
nuch when they was t'run out of the
; nrden ?
Pa-Well , no ; not Just then , but they
nised Cnln nfterwnrd. Now go to
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