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0 . an 9lo'u a6cfc .'. vol. xxvn. SO. 78 WICHITA, KANSAS, TUESDAY MOliXING, AUGUST 17. 1897. FILLED WITH EVENTS IS THE DAY IN THE STRIKE RE GIONS OP PENNSYLVANIA. INJUNCTION CASE UP Decision today is expected to pijsnish surprises. SUITS AGAINST THE DE ARM1TS BOTH OIVIL AND CRIMINAL, PILED BY STRIKERS. Mutiny In a Strikers' Camp and Mnrder Among the Lleputlea Trouble in Hazlelon The Strike in General. Pittsburg, Pa., Aug. 16. Today was fraught with exciting incidents on mat ters pertaining to the miners' strike. .Mutiny in the miners' camp, a murder in the deputies,' filing of criminal and civil suits against the De Armitts, and the hearing of the injunction case against President Dolan and others, kept both sides of the struggle busy and on the qui vive a'.l day long. The hearing in the injunction case be fore Judges Stowe and Collier was per haps one of the most important and in teresting ever held in the federal court. It was a hearing in which both capital und the rights of labor were interested, and the decision is expected to have a telling effect on the conduct of the great coal miners' strike, which has been on since July 5. From the testimony adduced and from the expressions of the court, it can be eifely said that there will be some sur prises. That the injunction will be ma terially modified there can be no doubt, v. Men on its face would Indicate a vic tory for the strikers. The preliminary decree has been continued pending a con Eu'tation of the judges, and an opinion will probably be handed down by noon tomorrow. Judge Collier said in court today that the strike would go down in history as one of the wonders of the century, and remarkable on account of the utter lack of disorder, for which the strikers are ommended, and on account of which they have the sympathy of the court. He said: "There can be no question as to what our duty is under all the testimony, but I am somewhat in doubt as to whether or not theo rder should be modified. "We cannot determine this without a consul tation." Judge Stowe said, this evening: "This injunction will not justify the issuing of an attachment against any marchers who are not found in company with men named in thei ndictment." He let it be understood that the injunc tion is not so sweeping as has been tnught; only the five men named in the writ Patrick Dolan, "William Warner, Cameron Miller, Uriah Bellingham and Edward McKay are restrained from marching or trespassing on the com pany's property. The others mentioned cm be only those found in company of t.io five named in the injunction. As near as can be learned, the strikers, under the injunction, can march, but not a: stated times, as long as they are not in company with any of these defend ants. the injunction hearing. Pittsburg, Aug. 10. The hearing in the equity case of the New York and Cleveland Gas Coal company against the "Tnited Mine Workers of America was called at 10 o'clock this morning in com mon pleas No. 1 before Judges Stow and C .!ier. The court room was crowded an h 3ur before court opened; The plaintiffs were represented by attorneys Sheyer. JCaufmann and Hall, while A. J. Bren nan appeared for the defendants. The affidavit on which the preliminary in junction was assued, by William P. De Armitt, president of the New York and Cleveland Gas Coal company, set forth that the plaintiffs employes were under contract, that the terms were mutually sittefactory and that both parties were ready and willing to fulfil, their respec tive duties under it. The strikers were marching, encamping and preventing many men from carrying out their par: of the agreement. It also recited th& fjntracts to supply coal at points in the Ftate of Pennsylvania and abroad, to supply the Pittsburg pumping station with coal, which demands daily supply in order to keep up the service of water in the city of Pittsburg. The officers of the United Mine Workers of America wore named in the bill and the purposes of theo rganization are set forth, eogeth er with a history of the strike. MOTIONS AND TESTIMONY. z When court opened, Mr. Scheyer, on behalf of the plaintiff company, filed a motion to make the preliminary injunc tion permanent and Mr. Brennan made a counter motion to disso've it. Judge 6twe decided both motions out of order and President De Armitt was called to the stand. His testimony did not mater 1 ally differ from the affidavits filed when t'le preliminary injunctions wer secured. Superintendent Thomas De Armitt, the next witness, described the marches of the strikers and their camps and said that 200 or 300 of their men had told him "tney were fearful of personal injury or destruction of their property if they went 19 work. 'Superintendent Fisher of the Sand Creek mine, testified that he had been notified to stay in the house or he would ba "dane up," and that he had been shot at. The witness refused to give the name of his informant, and Judge Sicnve eaid that anything that would tend to show that life or property was endanger ed was competent. They were here, he sa i, to rind out if the conduct of the strikers was such as to cause the in junction to be continued. President Dolan was next called for crjss examination and during his tssti rr ny said that the strike was made at the requ?st of several operators. Among t -e number were James Shead, Captain J. J. Stytler and Captain Blithe. Thes operators, he eaid. had told 'him that De A 'mitt was ruining the trade and that the only thing that would save them from the sheriff and the miners from starva tion was a strike. No one had told him to get De Armitt's men out, but it was hoped to make the strike general. The hearing closed at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon. The court announced that the final decision would be reached to morrow and pending this the prelimin ary injunction would be continued. OPERATOR'S SMART, TRICK. Pittsburg, Aug. 16. Taking advantage of the suspension of marching, a num ber of men went to work during the morning at the Oak Hill mine. They were got in by strategy and the strikers wereoutwitted. Agents of the company had been at work among the strikers for over a week and, although they had induced some to return, the result had been disapopint ing. It was thought that men could be procured ty run the mine in full. The agents worked hard, but found about one half of the men in f u'l sympathy with the demand of 69 cents, while the remainder were afraid to go to work. Although there was no march from Turtle Creek, a number of pickets were sent out and with the aid of field glasses saw twenty-four men enter the mine. They returned to camp highly elated, thinking the mine still badly crippled. They knew nothing, however, of the en trance to the mines located near Monroe ville in wagons and sent into the mine through these entrances. At Sandy Creek everything was quiet. The company claimed a gain, while the strikers said that but four men were working. About 200 men were working in Plum Creek mine. Before leaving for Pittsburg to attend thei njunction proceedings. Superintend ent De Armitt said the talk of the com panw importing laborers was without foundation. He said the mines would be working fun by Wednesday if the court would make the Injunction permanent, but if it should be dissolved, the mines would be operated with a full force by Monday, he having promises from nearly all of his men to return to work then. In anticipation of adverse action by the court in the injunction proceedings, com mittees ihad "ben out to secure boarding houses so that the seige could be main tained. It was proposed "by the mer chants to fill the houses with strikers and keep them supplied with provisions. One hundred men were quartered at Turtle Creek, to do picket duty and missionary work. KICKING ON THE GRUB. There was open rebellion at the Sandy Creek strikers' camp this morning. Some fifteen foreigners who were dissat isfied with the commissary complained to Captain May and demanded better food. He told them that the man in oharge was doing all right and that they were being well treated. The foreigners threatened to march and Captain May ordered thed eputies to arrest them if they did not keep quiet. This had 'the desired effect and the foreigners return ed to rheir quarters. There was no trou ble at the other camps. There were no evictions up to noon, but ft wa3 reported that a number would be made before the close of the day. SUITS FOR WAGES. The threatened suits against the New York and Cleveland company for retin ing the wages of their striking miners have been commenced. It is anticipated that about 150 suits will result. Each will be for salaries ranging from $15 to $20, which represents two weeks' work. The suits wert entered before Alderman Toole today. The hearings were fixed for next Saturday and the outcome will be watched for with great interest, as they involve the legality of the ironclad contract and the right to withhold the wages of the striking employes. In addition to the civil suit entered against President W. P. De Armitt by his former employes for wages, three criminal suit3 have been brought against Samuel P De Armitt, a brother of the president. SMrs Anna Croto, who was evicted on Saturday by Samuel De Armitt, has brought a criminal suit charging assault and battery. She says in her charge that her "husband was not at home and De Armitt took her by the shoulders and threw her out of the house. She says he held a hatohet above her head and threatened to kill her. Her two children; (smal boys) were also thrown from the house. John Croto, her husband, also sues De Armitt for larceny. He claims that af ter assaulting his wife and children and throwing his household goods from his house, De Armitt took with him a gallon keg of wine and a $16 revolver of Croto's and has since refused to return them. Writs and warrants will be served on De Armitt in the morning. Masss meetings were held at Harmony on the southwest -branch of the Pennsyl vania branch to the Pennsylvania road and the forty-five men at work were in duced to come out. The march on the Westmoreland, Jefferson and Clearfield districts will be made this week. The first meeting will be held at Irwin tomor row. TO CHOOSE SUB-LEADERS. Pittsburg. Aug. 16. A meeting of the officials of tin labor organizations in the city of Pittsburg was hekl tonight at the headquarters of the association Iron and Steel AVorkers to confer with and take such action as might be asked by the local officers of rhe United Mine Workers Union of America. It had been anticipat ed that the hearing on the injunction to be had today might go against them and that "heiemporary restraint put upon he miners in camp at Turtle Creek and at the mines of the New York and Cleve land Gas Coal company, as to marching and persuading the De Armitt men from working, might be made permanent. In that event, it was expected that the or der of the court would be disobeyed and rhat a test might oe made, and tha he miners, under the leadership of President Patrick Dolan, Secretary Warner, Ed ward McKay. Frank McXenna. Paul Trimm and Comeron Miller, would con tinue to march to the mines. Then It was expected the leaders and perhaps many of the rank 3nd fife would be ar restee!. There would be no resistance made to 'She arrests, but in that case the strike would be without a head and the meeting ronight was for the purpose of selecting a number to take the places of those who might, in the event of their being arrested or infringement of the or ders of 'the court, be kept in jail and un able o longer direct the movements of the strikers. Then an appeal would be t3ken rrom 'rhe order causing the arrests to be made. TWO MORE INJUNCTIONS. Parkersburg. W. Va.. Aug. 26.-Judge (Continued on Second Page.) ARE GLAD HE'S GONE NEW YORK ANARCHISTS CELE BRATE OANOVAt' DEATH. Anarchist Kelly Vote That Canovas "Will 3fo Longer Tortnre Unman Being," and Takes Consolation In the Thought Anarchist Emma Goldman "Considers the Death of Canovas the Most Import ant Act of the Last Twenty Team," and Fays Her Respects to the Police Thinks There'll be More Assassinations, "New York, Aug. 16. A group of an archists who made their headquarters in this city held a meeting to night at Clarendon Hall "to celebratet he death of the leadinf despot of Spain, Canovas del Castillo, executed by the anarchist, Michael Golli." The speakers were Emma Goldman, S. Pallamcini, P. Ester, Charle3 W. Mow bray, Aleardo A. Moscosco, H. M. Kelly, Arrango Quintano and a few others less notorious, whosen ames were not an nounced. H. M. Kelly presided. "We are here tonight," said Kelly "to celebrate the re moval from this wor'd of tears of a despot. Why should we not celebrate his death? We are glad that the leading despot of Spain is dead. He will no longer torture human beings. If that opinion be ac rime, then I must be plac ed in the category of criminals. We agree with the act. It will reduce respot ism in Spain. We are candid enough to say to the world that we are glad he is gone. May his like never be seen again. To the powers that be, we say there is a judgment day." Emma Golrman next made her appear ance, carrying with her pictures of the anarchists, Ccsario and Pallas. Among other things she said: "We can't be sorry for the death of a man who was not a human being, but a beast He invented most horrible tor tures for the poor people. I glorify his end. Another twrant will take his5 place. and another Golli will rise up. Tortures and prison will not prevent it, I see all the police and? detectives here. They are too lazy to go to work in factories. It is easier for them to stand on street corners and let their clubs fall on some one's head. The death of Canovas I consider the most important act of the last twenty years. I am sure that Golli will not be the last man to show the world that we are tired of despotism." Frequently while Miss Goldman was speaking there was loud cheering, fol lowed by cries of "Bravo, bravo." Anarchist -Moscosco described the way prisoners are tortured in Spanish dun geons .and PallavicinI, in Italian, de nounced the police. There was a large fore of uniformed policement and detectives at the rrieet ing, which was a crowded one. BLOCKED I1Y .SALISBURY Peace Negotiations are at a Complete Standstill. Constantinople, Aug. 16. The peace negotiations between the ambassadors of the powers and Tewfik Pasha, the Turkish foreign minister, are at a com plete standstill. This is due to the Tefusal of Lord Salisbury to allow a Turkish occupation of Thessaly, pending a partial payment of the indemnity -agreed upon. Lord Salisbury's objection is based up on a fear that an occupation thus begun might become permanent. CLEAR ROAD TO BERHER And the Egyptian War Office Calls for Ten Thousand Troop. London, Aug. 16. A dispatch to the Daily Mail from Cairo says the Dervish Chief Mohammed Zeln, who was cap tured at the fall of Abu Hammej, as serts that the road from that point to Berber is, free and that all the Khalifa'3 troops have been ordered to Omdurman. The Egyptian war office has ordered the enrollment of 10,000 additional Egyp tian recruits. NO HELP FROM EUROTE So IJulgarla Is Forced to Seek Alliance With Turkey Vienna, Aug. 16. A Hungarian news paper publishes an interview with M. Stoiloff, the Bulgarian premier, which represents him as saying: "Bulgaria first set her hopes in Rus sia, and then in Austria, but she soon found it useless to expect help from Eu rope. Prince Ferdinand, therefore, turned to Turkey, who, in the event of war, will support Bulgaria with 100,000 soldiers. Prmce Ferdinand would rath er kiss the hand of the sultan than abase himself before Europe." Rustchuk. Bulgaria, Aug. 16. It is as serted here on good authority that the Austro-Bulgarian dispute, which arose over certain remarks made by the Bul garian premier, M. Stoiloff, with refer ence to the Austrian authorities in a re cent intervew with a representative of the Lokal Anzeiger, is on the eve of a satisfactory settlement- M. Stoiloff. in the course of the in terview referred to, hinted that the Au strian government had meddled with the recent trial of Captain Betoheff. for merly aide decamp to Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria, convicted of the murder of his paramour. Anna Szimon. an Austrian suoject. out of enmity for Bu garia, and for political reasons. He said that Au stria could not afford to be over-punctilious in the Boetcheff affair, for the world ha 1 nat forgotten the death of the Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria. These insinuations gave great offcn?e at Vienna and the Austro-Hungarian government demanded their withdrawal and an apology from M. Stoiloff. M. Stoiloff published a brief notice denying the accuracy of the Interview, but in timated that he wasindifferent to Au strian opinion on the subject. Austria's answer to this was a suspension, though not a rupture, of diplomatic relations, and Byron Call Von Kulmba.h-Rasnberg. the Austrian charge d'affaires at Sofia, left the city as an implied protest, turning over the business of the department to his secretary. WEItE AFTEIt HIS WILLIAMSH1P Trnlu Wreekers Mx Hoan Off In Their Calculation. London. Aug. 16. The Berlin corres pondent of the Daily Mail says that con siderable suspicion attaches to the acci dent ta the Hamburg- express which was derailed Saturday evening between Celie and Ueizen, when three passen gers were killed and thirteen injured. It is believed that there was foul pay. though the precise cause of the derail ment has not been ascertained. Only six hours before, the icyeria! j train, bearing Emperor William and Empress Augusta Victoria, passed over the spot, and the theory of the police is that an attempt was mads to destroy that tram, but owing to miscalculation, tne expected effect was postponed. PRANCE WANTS RECIPROCITY Meeting of the Proper Official to Effect It Will be Held. Washington, Aug. 16. Since the new tariff went into operation negotiations have been in progres between the secre tary of state and the French ambassa dor here looking to the formula tionof a new agreement between the two cou tries on the basis of reciprocal tariff ferred by section S of the new tariff act. It has been finally agreed that Secre tar ySherman. Assistant Secretary Sec tary Howell of the treasury department, and the French ambassador shall join in a conference on the subject in the near future, and it is fully expected that a new and satisfactory agreement will be reacned. HE HAS PLENTY OF PIGEONS Still Another One of the Andre Flock is Shot Berlin, Aug. 16. The Vossischo Zei tung publishes a dispatch from Harn merfest, Norway, -which says that one of the searchers for Herr Andre in a fast steamer met the sealing vessel Aiken about July 22 and learned from her cap tain that one of the crew bad shot a pig eon between North Cape and Seven Is lands, on the north coast of Lapland, bearing a message addressed to the Aftonbladt, Stockholm. The message ran as follows: "Eighty-two degrees passed. Good journey. Northward. ANDRE." The date1 of the message cannot be ascertained. TOWN DESTROYED BY FIRE Fonr Thousand People Homeless Where Ostrow Lately Stood Berlin, Aug. 16. A dispatch to the Kreuse Zeitung from Warsaw says that tne town of Ostrow, In the province of Seidloe, Russia, has been destroyed by fire. Four hundred houses have been burned, and 4,000 people are homeless. Four persons have been killed and many children are missing. The most remark able feature of the conflagration is that it began simultaneously in four different parts of the town. f NOT A SPARK Of CHIVALRY Paris Paper Says a lteal .Mean Thing: About the Uhco Prince Paris, Aug. 16. The Soire asserts that it had a reporter disguised as a forester and hidden In the trees to witness the duel between Pnnce Henry of Orleans and the count of Turin. It remarks upon the curious circum stances of the omission of the customary formality of the adversaries' allowing themselves to be searched by - all the seconds, and adds: "There is no explanation of the bend ing of the sword of Prince Henry. It must have met with a very stiff sub stance, possibly a button, possibly a hard-starched shirt front, possibly some thing else." London, Aug. 16. A sensational rumor, which Is not yet confirmed,. :s in circula tion tonight that the wound of,-Prince Henry of Orleans is not healing satis factorily, and that the patient is suffer ing from high fever. The physician, it is said, declines to g:ve any definite in formation as to his condition. Accord ing to another rumor the count of Turin, when Prince Henry was wounded, hur ried toward him, greatly agitated, and said: "I hope it is not serious." NOTHING TO GAIN IJY IT Canadian Minister Say Canada Does Not Want Annexation. London, Aug. 16. Mr. Louis H. Dav ies, Canadian minister of marine and fisheries, addressing the London cham ber of commerce today, said every ves tige of feeling in favor of union with the United States had long disappeared. Canada, he added, had nothing to gain thereby. Continuing, Mr. Davies warned intend ing emigrants against the tremendous difficulties of the Klondyke, saying they would go there at their own risk and that the Canadian government had not advised .t. Hundreds and thousands, he insisted, were going there ill-provided with money or supplies, and they would die in the passes before touching the Klondyke. Mr. Davies also said that a reaction was certain to follow and that Canada would be blamed for it. Referring to the new United States tariff. Mr. Dav;es said the Dingley bill had built up a prohibitive wall against Canadian trade, which the government of the Dominion, therefore, had resolv ed to generally transfer to Great Brit ain. Ottawa, Ont., Aug. 16. The Dominion government is considering the advisa bility of swearing in all government of ficials who are going to Klondyke, as special constables so that they may be called on in the event of the trouble in collecting the royalty on gold. NOTICE TO-ROYLK ANI M'NALt, That a Mandatory Order to Ine Llcente Will he Ankrd For. Topcka. Kan., Aug. 16. Judc? Horton. representing the Mutual Life Insurance company of New York, served notice on Attorney General Boyle and Webb Mc Nall. Insurance commissioner, this af ternoon .that September 11, he would ask Judg? John A. Williams, sitting ac Wichita, mor a mandatory order to com pel McNai! to license the Mutual Life company in Kansas. Xether Boyle nor MoNall were in To pek3. but the notices were frved at their offices. Boyle quest-one-i the power if Jjdge Williams, sitting in Cl-.rado. to issue an order that can bind Kansa3 officials and Judge Horton arranged to have Judge WIKiams come Into Kansas and hear the application. If Judge WiU if.ms shall grant the order McNall -vili have to erthe issue the license or go to JaiL ' WHEELS GO KOO'D AGAIN Cotton MUU in New England are Hnnatn; Operations. Providence, R. I.. Aug. 15. The Lons dale company's cotton mills started to day, after a week's shut-down, gtring employment to about 5.0) operatives. Lawrence, Mass., Aug. IS. The Meth uen Cotton mifis, at Methues. wfi! re sume operations next Monday. Tbe mills employ about 500 hands. S!esn. Mai., Ass:. 15. Tb Xaam keig Steam OUton mills rsrstizaed oper ations tcd?.y after a ahut-dowa of six teen days. The plant empJoyei L4Ci po?l. New Turk. Aug. 2C Johnson M. 3Ian day, the sculptor, died today In a sanl tar- iuta at Geneva, N. Y-, ajed 4 years. BLAMES THE BOSS WILLIAM LEACH DOES VEflGEFUL MURDER AT ELLIS. E. H. EasterhTook. Division Master Mechanic of the Union Pacific Railroad, With Headquarters at Ellis. Kan.. Is Waylaid on the Streets of Ellis by Leach, and Shot Fonr Tlanes, Uelac Mortally Wounded Leach Was n Dis charged Employe and Blamed Easter. brook for It. Ellis. Kan.. Aug. 16. E. H. Eeaster brook, division master mechanic of the Union Pacific railroad, with headquar ters here, was shot and mortally wound ed at 7 o'clock tonight by William Leach, a discharged employe, who waylaid him on the principal street of the town. Leach, who had been drinking, fired four bullets Into the lungs and stomach of his victim. Leach was arrested and taken to Hays City, is being considered advisable to take him out of town, ow ing to the great excitement over the shooting. Easterbrook cannot live. Leach blamed Mr. Easterbrook for his discharge. UCROEKED BY THIEVES William C. WlUon Comn to a Violent lieath In Philadelphia Philadelphia. Aug. 16. William C. Wilson, aged -about 53 years, proprietor of Wilson's Circulating Library at 1119 Walnut street, was brutally murdered tonignt in his placo "of "business. The crime was evidently committed by thieccs, who lay in watt for their vic tim and, after murdering him, accom plished the robbery. The weapon used was a heavy hammer, which cru:hed through Wilson's skull. After looting the place of all money that may have ben there, they made their escape without leaving a clue to their identity. Mr. Wilson had for years conducted the library at various places and always had the patronage of the wealthy literary classes. The general impression Is that he had accumulated considerable money. He rarely mingled with the outside world and lived alone on the third floor of the library, the two lower floors being filled) with books. DEATH DUE TO POISON Dora Cushman Is Dead and Her Betrayer li u Fncitie Bristol, Vt., Aug. 16. The autopsy on the body of Dora Cushman, the 15-year-old girl whose body was found in a pasture at Lincoln yesterday, disclosed evidence from the physicians show that death resulted from poisoning, tit was also disclosed that the girl was in a delicate condition. William Brittel, an Intimate friend of Smith Davis, who disappeared from Lin coln yesterday, has been arrested. Brit tel has admitted that Davis told him of the Cushman girl's condition and had provided medicine whioh would bring bring her out of the trouble. It is tnought that the girl and Davis went to an appointed place and took the dose, which proved fatal and that Davis fled when he saw the effects of it. The authorities have traced the fugitive as far os Rutland, where he bought a t.cket for Manchester, N. H. KNOCKED DOWN TnE JAILER Tied Uiin Up, Stole Ills Key, Looted tha Place and Skrdadled. Salt Lake, Utah, Aug. 16. A special to the Tribune from Rawlins, Wyo., says: Thomas Tracy, James Carroll, James Gray, John Doyle and William Moore, in prison here, charged with burglary of Jackson's store at Carbon two months ago, broke jail last night and escaped. When the jailor started to lock up the prisoners he was attacked and gagged and bound with ropes made from strips of blankets. They took 4he keys from the jailor and locked him in the cell. The men before leaving the Jail took everything of value about the place. CATJOHT BY THE NEIGHBORS Dep, Ackley Glve Them a riard Fight Be fore They Oet Him. HIcksviile. Ohio, Aug. 16. Dep. Ack ley, who almost murdered his twin brother in a duel yesterday, and after wards made hl3 escape In the woods, wis captured at 6 o'clock this afternoon, after a chase which lasted all night and toduy. He was captured in a corn field south of a small town nomed Knoxdale, by a posse. He bought deperately with a knife and club. Before finally over come he succeeded n cutting a man named Backus over the heart. Backus cannot recover. Ackley was not captured until his clothes were torn ir.to shreds, and he nad ben clubbed Into insensibility. Gill Ackley, the brother and victim of the man captured. Is still unconscious. After the examination it was found that the carotid artery in the neck had been cut. making a fatal wound. The citizens are greatly aroused over the affair, and If Gill dies. Dep will be roughly dealt with. ALLEGED DEFAULTER FOO'D John B. Mannlx Admit III Part In a Noted rallcr. San Diego. Cal . Aug. 13. John B. Manmx. the alleged fefaulter and ab sconding assignee of ii late Archbisoop Purcell of Cincinnati, is a resident and has been for several years, of Sn Diego, where be pract-ces law. it Is said that he lost all his prop-rty through the PurceJl failure and made no at tempt U conceal his whereabout waJch Is wen known in Cincinnati. Mr. Mannix said tonight when questioned by theJA5.nc!a:ed Prea correspondent: The dispatch Is exaggerated, I do not arusnpt to mil gate my own part in that n"t miserable affair. I turnei over everything. in"fcj-ifng my own property, to indemnify tb Jom. I stay ed Oere three y3.rs. then came on to San Diego. Doping ;o reorer myw.'f and po3ibly make gd some of tbe lasses." TOM CKITTKXDK.V sCItPRlSED That SUrer-Proilnelns: ConotrlM Don't Boycott the Earth. Denver. CoL. Aug. 15. "It Is a ser pn&e to rae." remarked x-Goreraor T. T. Crxiiaden of Mlajocrt. "that the United States. Mexico -and even. I mgat say, tbe Soeth American states, the only Urer-prodaciag countries of ;e worid. do sot cocabtae together and say. Xot aa ocace of stiver wiK W rataed heresf :? until the white metl Is given an honorable reoognitlen by t goid coostrtes. iieocco, is t&'jt cz trreryj BULLETIN OF Sfyc JBxdjtta Baito (gagtc. Wichita, Tuesday, Angoat 17, 1897. Weather for T Ichita today: Fair; warmer: oatBerl wlads San nise. 5:14; mU. 6:33. Moon Wanlnc: rlr, 9:00. INDEXOFTODAY-'SIMPORTANTNEWS Pages. 1. Eveattnl Day in Strike Bccloaa Anarchlita Ratify Anr.toM!o' Act Fatal Shoo tins Affray at Ellis. Kan Mexlco'4 Financial Trials CanoTat' AMauia U Saaltnead Frantic Scramble for tha Klondyke Stock Market SUffUy. Checked Grain Markets Still Mack Excited Terrific Pitching at Boston Awards Offered la the State Meet Demo-Fop Want Nominations Wichita IleTenne Stamp OBeo Closed Matrlclds in GalTSSton. Texas D'rlas Green Falts Make a Suealc What the Chalnlens Bicycle -Means possible opposition that can possibly be thrown In the way of silver, has improv ed, is improving and will improve In very many ways that will show that sil ver has merits and virtures." The distinguished visitor has Just re tired from a term o f four years and two months as consul general of the United Spates to Mexico. He is in Denver for the purpose of meeting old friends and will spend a brief vacation in this city and at Manitou. "Had I my own way." said Mr. Crit tenden witn the deepest fervor In every word, "I would tear down every cuatom house along the lme and on the north side of the Rio Grande river permitting everything from Mexico to come in ftve assisting in that way to build up that splendid southern republic which 1 and will ever remain a ward to th:s govern ment over which the Monroe doctrine will extend its generous wings." Mr. Crittenden is full of enthusiasm over the republic of Mexico and the wonderful future which he expects is In store for Its people. CHOPPED AM. TO PIECES Several Trains Paa Over the llody of alary ISn'vruisn. Omaha, Neb.. Aug. 16. A special to the Be from Higginsville, Mo., says: Yesterday morning the Temams of a young womin were picked up by an eastbound freight train on the Chicago and Alton road about six miles east of in's place. Papers In her satchel show ed her to be Miss Mary Bowman of St. Louis, aged 2S years. She was one of the returning Epworth League excur sionists and had occupied a berth in a sleeper of the 10:40 p. m. eastbound train. The body was clad In nightgown and stock ngs, and how she left the train is a mystery- The body was terri bly mangled, as three of four trains had passed over It. Her pockotbook contain ed two bnggage checks and about JO In money. St. Louis, Mo Aug. 16. A telegram to the Post-Dispatch from Corder. Mo.. state thut Miss Mary Bowman, whote mangled body was found on the Chicago and Alton railroad yesterday. dlJ not live in St. Louis, as stited In a dispatch from H gginsviile. Mo., this morning, but resided at the little post town of Zif. Wayne county, Illinois. Her broth er, J. E. Bowman, arrived at Corder. claimed the body as that of his sinter and left for home at noon. Lt Is thought that Miss Bowman lft her brth on the train in a somnambulistic 5tate and walked off the rear platform o2 the sleep er. STOItMKOrjNI) ON TACOM V' Fonr Mountain tllinlier Nearly Starre and I'refZB to Death. Tacoma, Wash.. Aug. 16.-J. E. Mitch ell and wfe. Miss Jennie McFarJand of Sumner and Seagan Hail of Puyalluji. were nearly starved1 ond frozen to detvth at the top of Mt. Tscomn last week. They were hekl prisoners thre for three nights and four days by a storm. As the party "was ascending the mountain tne ?torm gathered and increased to a hurricane Jas. as tney scrambled over the ridge of the crater Into a place of shelter. Twey remained huddled together dor Ing the nrt night and oo eye cknel in gwp. An attempt was made to eiecp? the next day. but the wind btw rit-m bick. Tne nxt night was passed in an ice cavern. Prunos and bard tack oft end by the steam was lb biH of fare, and before th morniag of the foopth day every nvr! l-wl ben devoured. In sddltwa to the prttpett of freezing to death rhe patty wa aee to fe wltfe starvation. Tbe storm tocok on Use foor'h day and ail eacapad. The MHeii ell porty reports that th Mzaon burnd toe Arewaorf tb big frag pole r.hioh Oscar Brown of Cle-Shim risked his life to cirry to th ftp of tlie xnotm taln. Ave yar ajra Mountain aafcer from ail parts of tl world had carved Uk if name on ib staff. UEID DEMEf THEM ALL Dot Iarthr About the Stortpi Aalatt II la. He III .Not 57 New York. Aug. K. A World reporter found "Wnitelaw P.dd in. Urx& today, jett starting; for &e Adn4ak. and Mgfcl an :atrriew. "So," aaid Mr. R4d. MI caaaoJ talk about any peb&s busisess t&at&aa &ca fstr&sted to me. If there Is to fee any ts!C aboct at i: oust be by my -perlora "V.a. what aboct aS tafl start abMst ycart-flf iijct yon ukio? Sr sun's pteocr: aftoui your dUeraaie in terview vvtiii h:m; row forry tntaSc of English gds a&nitted fre oi dnty on ytrsr rstara: C-ratra! Sncauas rn during ta war to snoot roe, etc?" "I don't tntsSe in ce tafc aay istcrest ia aca irfe,"" wa Mr Iti' repfcr. "nor can I l&inle any tCtirrt Mfwap&psT nttterti Jt. I 6Wt axrx tisat aayaody Is going; to uJmt Mr. Hnr nwa'5 ntace jck that bt sax say aocfcm of retiring. I had no dtgagreeaot? te imeir wufc nten. J aerr va aw tao itomrd story. IM he iAsxuU taut It to me t letter doscnter ft sa 2alt, stem a-1 sa9sa. IS xo TfilBTY-OEUT MEXICAN D0LLAB?. AEE PREDICTED. TO PUT UP INTEREST WILL 003T HES AN ESTSA TWO MILLIONS A YEAR, MERCHANTS ARE IN GOOD SHAPE HENCE A COMMERCIAL 0RISI8 IS NOT EXPECTED, London Tims Itldlcnles th Blsaatalllc Commission, and lttmetalllim la Gea- eral The Threat of llryanlsm. City of Mexico, Aug. 16. Exchange m New York rose today, on the fresh drop in silver, to 131 per cent, and in me cases 140 per cent waa asked. Bankers were In doubt aa to what rate to make In view of the condition of the silver market. Dealings were nominal. Ex change on London went 21i pence, tha lowest on record, and implying for this government in meeting the Interest on Its sterling debt a loss of $2,000,000 per an num. The government can meet this loss by economies and using the surplus f ussls but bankers here say the time has come when something must oe done, and the debt hould pay a lower rate of interest than 6 per cent, and aluo that Mexico ia entitled to relief In view of the punctual payment of her gold interest under try ing circumstances. It Is not to be denied that a. very anxious sentiment prevalla 03 tho people have come to expect a still farther decline In the value of silver, arul many predict that It will be forced to a p:int where the dollar will bo worth 30 cents In gold. Importations will be gen erally reduced and all branches of busi ness except exports will be affected. A commercial crisis Is hardly expoctl, as the merchants are not. as a rule, owlnjr heavily abroad. The government an4 the country are confronting a serious sit uation, which is the worst for many years. THE THUNDERER SPEAKS. London. Aug. 17. The Times publish ed a two-column special article today re viewing the effects of closing the Indian mints, in connection with the vialt of the American olmetallic commission. It said 'The closing saved the Indian govern ment from Josces incident to a havy fall in exchange, and consequently from a disastrous increase in the burden of its gold obligations. It is undoubtedly true that it also helpeO to keep do.vn the value of silver bullion, but may not tne Question be raised whether the low price of silver is necessarily disastrous to thas India which purchase It so largely? Since 1333 India has beon the only real wholesale cueomer for silver. Other cus tomers arc of the retail orrtr. "The deHcate adjustment of the rela tive prices of tfie rupee and fllrer for merly existing 1ifl3 bwn rudely haUrl by recent events. Since 1S0 tn rupre has risen and silver ha foHen. The fact is. the forces novr acting upon the price of silver hare become too tremendous to be dominated by euch delicate influences aa preceded the defeat of Bryan's silver party and Japan's adoption of a gt4 standard. These events hare proved causes too potent to bi withstood." The article- in concluding, says: "The cloaing of tbe min's wa Justified, and all that is now nooded to bring a great experiment to a succws?nl andlnc ia a little courage, as well r raaourco, on the part of tne Aitflnrter of Die In dian empire. At fne sam tlm. plain, straightforward lingua zv Is adrtaabla upon one point. Tne Indisn sUlcsnm tampered t long wirh blmotaUirni. Tnis flirtation, which aeented so Innocent and innocuous, ho already cost tnm dear. Out for rhat the government wo4d have a&iwrated to toe closing ttt :h tntnu Vonz before ISIS." Tho artl! comments on ta e'harae t eristic crodna and fcofclnettt at Amer ican diplomacy in tending a bimetaBkj commlasion tt ' tor too reopenting too Indian mint while a: tn him tin-. dealing th worst possibio Mow at Urtt ish cownsHHrc't ny ;. lag Use Dingley UtrUf." "It Is ctmrly Impossible.' !ajr :h writer, "to fcret ariooejy a pjsswnlWcn which argnox 6uu wHt-mn we do ?m- j 'Jtinz. for aUver In lite oxt ctlon tho Lnitd "uih will return Xr. Aryan to the Wfc.ta House to tne uoUa Injury oi BrttJrih tnteresta. It i not icaocvn tbat Mr. Bryan srii: be ertd. It Is not even err tain Out if ho w elected re stvoa!d attjTor ovw (ha we rtotmid with a n McXlnley with a now Mrtlair act. Moreover. toTeac 1 American sou.--Itiew ttsn bnforo tb xt pnrrld tial election bofera tbe ctttt to gst rid of tbem. i4 Oi ?h.g t certain. We would te rry f$Jtab u do aaytbiajr toe siirr Ien bdd tbe Uni-d BUI an4 France agree to adopt MtotabsWn asd Eoztessd ta reopen tbe Indium nt It wwld e5r be u bvknr tip ssflr r briof pacev aC acain ta tu prop woald "b in i posit a bid aa IrZatt, if no: worse tbmn U4,? " vr ten or !; rri-TWo rrstxylraola M.noljn wrlar, tlrai rta l-.r. 'H IUIh. Crater. Fa Aa i.Tt wipVjy Of Cor$ Htxei it Co . saaJMfaeJft at wjrwMd Cauda, nave been noc&ed tbat tbe wag p4 m SbJB -osOs br mrtar-d a Vpmbf $ xt The nottec wu urpres as $ rrtnufca rnaiad by lb Urm vUhmt aduritoubnai oa Kb part of tb bead. Tb Attn bis of lata nnJ nea ny -jrdst aad &ba varpkrp are Korci9? tost rase. LoaMSoa. Aaz. M. ffnabfi4r Gurmefcch. &. &CJ,dna; t a 4apeMth to the Tte fr-m staaU, u h tssot cd bjr a t90r bo r aaaevk. Ctarao3h k omm or tb Osmm aaijir oAers& ui jsgw Mrt ITjr ti wtfrtmt tat hut g&ksty is. Ac dUtTUc oi CiiltriL . . .... -jf -!-? A'