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TTTE INDLVNAPOLIS JOTTRXAI 'SUNDAY. AUGUST 11, 1001.
to It. If the tru.-t persists in fighting the
matter f. .1 I'.rJsh. the chances are that It
ill be bankrupted."
" Mr. McAbee 1- tirm In hi belief that the
strike of the Meel workers Ls Justltlable.
"My reasons f.-r th'nking this," he said,
"are that if the men hal not taken this
Hand row. In twelve months from now the
Heel trust would have taken hold of some
tf the smaller mills and weeded ont every
I'nkin rr.3n In them, one at a time, just as
hey have done In the nonunion mill they
now own. Why. a man dare not mention
organization or h is at once 'not needed.'
It was th only altern. itive the organization
had. to strike now or le crushed p. cemeai.
That was evidenced from Schwab's testi
mony brfore the industrial commission. At
that time he aid that ht took no stock In
organization and believed th.it organization
Was detrimental to the workmen, that It
not give them a fair chance.
"Of course, organization is detrimental to
rertaln mn, but who are ttiose men? Why,
everybody knows that It I the rule In all
Urge corporations that the officials have
.pertain friends or relatives in whom they
irtr especially Interested and whom they
Intend to 'boost' up over the heads of men
that have worked in the plant, perhaps. Inr
;par.-. Ts" i w thfä cnnot be done in union
factories because the unions will not toler-
te such a practice. They insist that men
l.e promoted naturally and regularly, for
m-rit and fidelity."
Mr. McAbee sai.l that the strike will af
reet live plant in this State, the tin-plate
mills at III wood. Atlant and Middletown
and the steei work.- in Muncie and the
Uorning steel works in Hast Chicago.
may iik attack k ii i. oiiio.
Jtnte Authorities In ventlKntiiiK Stntn
of the Corporation.
COLL'MHUS, O., Aug-. 10. It develops
hat. independent of the legal action which
ts to be brought against the United States
gteol Corporation by the Anti-trust League,
action I al.-o contemplated by the secretary
Of state. It is believed by that official that
Ihe United States Steel Corporation is do
ing biine.-.s in Ohio contrary to law. The
corporation has never been admitted as a
foreign corporation to do business in Ohio,
although the property controlled by it in
this State Is represented by several million
dollars' worth of stock, on which, if the
Ohio companies have really been absorbed,
the State is entitled to collect a tax of one
tenth of 1 per cent, under w hat is known as
the Hard law, the constitutionality of
which was recently sustained by the Su
preme Court. The secretary of state has
been investigating the mutter and has come
to the conclusion that the 1'nited States
Btecl Corporation is liable as a foreign cor
poration to the payment of the tax, which
would amount to probably more than $1ÜU,
0. It was stated by Chief Clerk Alread,
of the secretary of state's office, to-night
that notices would probably be sent to the
et eel corporation during the com in if week,
calling attention to its obligations under
the law and requesting compliance with it.
Should the plea bo made that the Ohio com
2anie have not roen absorbed, and are op
erating under their original charters, the
Vnited States Steel Corporation will be. at
tacked under the Valentine anti-trust law.
which prohibits the operation of companies
holding the stocks of other companies in
The constituent companies of the United
States Steel Corporation licensed to do busl-,
ness in Ohio are th" American Sheet Steel
Company, the American Tin Plate Com
lany. the Federal Steel Company, the Na
tional Steel Company and the National
Tut Company. If these companies have
been purchased outright by the United
States Steel Corporation, then It is claimed
the latter Is amenable to the Hard law tax
ing foreign corporations doing business in
the State, and for the violation of which
severe penalties arc provided. Foreign cor
porations failing to comply with this law
have no standing in the Ohio courts, and
their officers are punishable by fine not ex
feeding Jöno and imprisonment not exceed
ing six months.
TOM L. JOII.NSON IX THE I'ICiHT.
Multimillionaire Leading the Legal
Attack on the "Merl Combine'
COMJMIU'S. O.. Aug. 10. Columbus will
he the ptorm center of the light between
th Amalgamated Association and the steel
trust, and all orders will probably be given
from this city to the various lodges in the
State. The contest promises to be unique
In that the Amalgamated men will right
the l.iw with the law. and If the federal or
state authorities are appealed to civil and
criminal proceedings are to be brought
against the officers of the constituent com
panies of the United States Steel Corpora
tion. It is held that the steel corporation is
a violator cither of the anti-trust laws or
else of the foreign corporations law, which
requires that foreign corporations shall
certify that it is doing business in the State
and pay in to the secretary of state one
tenth oi i per cent, of its capital stock. The
legal ii preventatives of the Amalgamated
Association claim that the United States
Eteel Corporation has not. in fact, bought
the stork of the constituent companies, and
that, therefore, there hau been h violation
of the Valentine anti-trust law of Ohio.
The National Anti-trust League, headed
ty Tom I-. Johnson, of Cleveland, has re
tained former Attorney General Monnett, of
Ohio. Information has been sent to all
Amalgamated lodges in Ohio that the law
FAIR WEATHER TO'DAY.
Slightly Cooler In Southern Indiana
Warmer on Monday
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10.-Forecast for
ßunday and Monday:
For Ohio and Indiana Fair on Sunday
nd Monday; lightly cooler on Sunday in
southern portion; warmer on Monday; light
northwesterly winds, becoming variable.
For Illinois Fair on Sunday, with rising
temperature In northern portion. Monday
lair; variable winds.
Local Observations on Saturday.
liar. Ther. H.H. Wind. Weather. lre.
Ja. m..M 71 fct S'west. Cloudy. 0.01
p.m.. 23.92 hi 52 N'west. Clear. T
Maximum temperature, &$; minimum tem
Comparative statement of the mean tem
perature and total precipitation Aug. 10:
f Temp. Tre.
Normal 7tf o.ll
Mean SI o.Ol
departure 5 O.io
Departure since Aug. 1 10 1.14
Departure wince Jan. 1 U) 10.76
Plus. RICHARD 11. SULLIVAN.
Observer Temporarily in Charge.
Cincinnati, O. ..
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De Mointtf. la.
Kansas City, Mo.
Little Rock. Ark.
Memphis, Tenn. ..
Nashville, Term. .
North l'latte. Neb
Oklahoma. O. T. .
Rapid City. S. D..
Ft. Lou!. Mo
Bpringtle'd. III. ...
f prtngrie'd. Mo. ..
Vlcksburg. Miss. .
MOVEMENTS OF STEAMERS.
NI2W YORTv. Aug. 10. Arrived: Lauren
lian. from tllaygow; St. Louts, from isouth-
fmpton and Cherbourg; Umbria. trom
.tverpool; I'otsdain. from Rotterdam and
I'oulogne. Sailed: Nomadic, for Liverpool;
Marquette, for London; Statendam, for
Rotterdam, via Rouiogne: Minneapolis, for
LonnVm; Astoria, for GUffow; Campania,
for Liverpool; Werra, for Genoa; Pennsyl
vania, fcr Hamburg, via Plymouth and
QUKKNRTOWN. Au. 10.-Arrived: L'tru-
rla. fr..m New York, for Liverpool, und pro
eeede.l. Hailed: Cymric, from Liverpool, for
LIVERPOOL. Ausr. 10 Arrived: Rovlc.
rorn New Vor. Sailed: Lucar.lu. for New
York; Cevk. for New York.
ANTWKRP. Au?. 10. Arrived: South
arark. from New York. Sailed: Frlesland,
for New York.
IIAMPUPJi. Aug. f).-Arrived: Ft ert Ris
oarck. from New York.
HAVRK. Aug. lv. Hailed: La Gascogne,
for New York.
GLASGOW, Aug. 10. Arrived; Peruvian,
must take its course, anil that the law
would be sufficient protection for the
iiayoii iiL.tcK iii:ff.nsi:.
AVhy lie S) mpntltlzra III the Striken
PITTSBURG. Aue. lo. Mayor Rlack. of
McKeesport, issued a formal statement to
rJght defending his aUitude toward the
United States Steel Corporation. He said:
"The assertion of the United Statts Steel
Corporation that It will dismantle the W.
Dewees Wood mill may or may not mean
what appears on the surface. In the twenty
ytar3 or more that 1 have bten a resident
of this city I have heard similar threats,
the motives of which we have no further
to eck than those which actuate the pres
"The reason which the trust gives for the
removal is thnt the mayor and people of
McKeesport are hostile to the trust. In
other words, because the peopie of the city
and the chief executive favor the opponent
aKdlnst the oppressor. Utiaus? their bm-
pathles are r.ith the downtrodden and
against those who seek to enrich them
selvts by ill-reuuited toll, the trust will
seek some other field. Where in all the
broad expanse of the great Union can the
United States Kteel Corporation find the
piace where the sympathies of the people
will not ever be with those who groan un
der the heel of the opprtssor? Where in all
the wide world can they go where they can
escape the inexorable punishment that in
finitude meets out to rapine and injustice?
What boots it that the place of oppression
nit an a different name if the oppression
"Jt was said, many centuries ago, that he
who wishes Justice must do Justice and the
same principle, now c maxim of equity, im plies
as surely and as forcibly as when it
was first enunciated. Let the trust treat Its
men as they should be treated and It will
not be necessary to construct mills on
wheels that they may flee from every ex
pression of righteous public sentiment. As
a matter of fact if the Woods mill is moved
It I out of date. Talk of the rtmoval of the
mill is an old story, stale and uninterest
ing because of too frequent repetition.
"Where in all the land can the trust
pet better treatment than from the munic
ipality of McKeesrort? Take, for instance,
the matter of taxes. The trust mills here
tc-day pay taxes on assessment valuations
of a trifle over 4 rer cent, of their real
value. On the other hand, the laboring mn
who owns his own home is taxed to the
three-quarters of the real value of his
home. Were the trust taxed on the same
basis it would take thousands of dollars
annually from the trust coffers. Cleve
land, where the tax campaign of Mayor
Tom L. Johnson is waging, would hardly
do as well. The citizens of McKeesport
by a bill in equity can prevent this spoli
ation, but it is a l&sting injury to property
and injury to taxpayers.
"I have served many years in the Coun
cils of the city and I know what I am talk
ing about when I assert that every request
made by the mh'ls for the vacation of the
streets for special privileges and special
benefits have been granted. They have
rever been backward in usking what they
wanted. They have never asked in vain.
"If the Wood mill is felled the gap will
soon bo filled. There Is capital enough in
the universe and loyalty enough here to
make that certain. This city Is too strong
to cringe under an imaginary blow. Kv
cry consideration of location, tax rate and
natural advantage points to a future great
ness for McKeesport that staggers imag
ination. "I am heart and soul with the men en-
f raged In the strike. I gave out in a wide
y publlsed statement, which had the full
approval of the strikers themselves, that
I would use every power vested in me as
mayor of this city to preserve order here
and protect propertj 1 further expressed
my faith In the splendid body of men who
make up our army of toilers and said that
I believed that if trouble came it would
not be through th-m. This 1 now emphat
ically repeat. I am and always will be
with the downtrodden when they are in
the right anl these workers- are in the
A citizens' comrrlttee of Dubois, Pa., has
forwarded the frllowlng to J. Pierpont
Morgan: "J. Pxuont Morgan. New York:
We are authorized to say to you that the
citizen? of Dubois will give Jl.ooO.ooi) to have
the McKeesport mills of the United States
Steel Corporation moved to Dubois." Tills
i signed by M. Ruslander. G. A. Lukehart,
Yalter Ilatton, committee.
er York t.ermans Call nt tin McKin
ley Home In Canton.
CANTON, O., Aug. 10. Miss Helen Mc
Kinley, the President's sister, and Miss
Grace McKinley, his niece, have returned
to Cleveland, after a visit of a. few days
here. Dr. P. M. Rlxcy, who has been In
Washington for a week or more, returned
to Canton Friday morning and rejoined the
McKinley household. There were a number
of social callers at the McKinley home to
day, including John C. Dueber and his
friend. Colonel Arnold.
There were also a number of people to
see the President on personal business.
A delegation of the German-American
League of New York, the successor to the
German-American McKinley and Roosevelt
League, called on the President to-day and
had an interview with him in relation to
New York matters. The delegation con
sisted of Ludwig F. Thoma, the president
of the league, Marks Llssberger and Rev.
Lithauer. member of the executive com
mittee of that league.
AGAINST RUSSELL SAGE.
Decision Involving a Large Tract of
Land In Minnesota.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 10. Judge Bunn
to-day rendered a decision in favor of the
plaintiff In the case of Uri L. Lamprey
against the St. Paul & Chicago Railway
Company, the Farmers' Loan and Trust
Company and Russell Sage. The case in
volves the ownership of a large tract of
land in Otter Tall county which Rursell
Sage attempted to hold because he had
paid the delinquent taxes. Tha court de
cided that If the due from Lam
prey to Russell Sage is paid within thirty
days Lamprey become the owner of the
land by virtue of a contract whereby ho
was to receive the land aa his commission
for selling other lands for Sage.
PROBABLY LOST IN NIAGARA.
Man Who Thoaght lie Could Svrlm
Arrow the Rapid.
BOWLING-GREEN, O., Aug. 10.-Henry
Young, of the firm of Russell & Young,
here. Is thought to have met his death at
Niagara Falls In an attempt to swim across
the whirlpool rapids with the assistance of
a life preserver he had Invented. Young
left for the Pan-American two weeks ago,
and before he went he was very enthusi
astic about this feat, which he declared he
could successfully accomplish. Dispatches
tell of a man who wa lost trying to swim
the rapids, and he is believed to have been
Confederate Monument Unveiled.
SPRINGFIELD. Mo.. Aug. 10. The J2ü.ör0
monument erected by the Missouri Daugh
ters of the Confederacy to the memory of
Missouri's Confederate dead was unveiled
here to-day M the state reulon of ex-Con-federates.
Rrigadler General S. H. Ken
nard accepted the monument on behalf of
the Confederate Veterans' Association, and
F. I. Rronaugh. of St. Louis, spoke for the
Sons of Veterans. The monument is a
heroic figure of a private soldier. It was
designed by Gaetano Trentanovo. the Ital
Price of Prunes Advanced.
SAN J03E. Cal.. Aug. 10,-The directors
of the California Cured Fruit Association
have placed prunes on the market at an ad
vance of one-quarter of a cent, making the
bals price. 3V; cents. In the order fixing the
price, and putting the fruit on the market
it Is distinctly stated that the right to stop
sales and to change the price is reserved.
The association will not even agree to sell
as much as one hundred carloads.
Kinn Driven Out of Town,
ST. PAUL, Minn.. Aug. 10. The coroner's
Jury completely exonerated Deputy Sheriff
Gcbo. who shot and killed Alexander Mat
son during a riot yesterday. The Finns
then- turned on three of their countrymen
whom they accused of aiding officials and
drove them out of town. The Finns are in
an ugly mood and serious trouble is appre
hended. Christian .Scientist Fined.
8POKANE. Wash.. Aug. 10. Mrs. J.
Davis, a Christian Science healer, was to
day found guilty of failure to report a case
of scarlet fever, as required by law, and
was given the minimum fine of S and costs.
Christian Scientists declaru they will carry
the case to the highest court In the State
rather than accept the declsloa.
TAMMANY GAMING TRUST
IlKCKIVKS A SKTIlACIv AT THC
1IAMJÜ OF THE S. P. C.
Two Agent- Arrested ns Go-llet vreen
for Police and Gambier Con fens-Ion
Saiil to Have lleen .Made.
NEW YORK, Aug. lO.-The arrest of the
alleged business agents of a gambling com
bine for aiding and abetting gambling, on
the evidence of agents of the Society for
the Prevention of Crime, who charge that
these men were the go-betweens between
the gamblers and the police in arranging
and carrying out a system of police protec
tion, was followed quickly to-day by these
two men Edgar A. Whitney and Ernest
Eargdorft making sworn statements to the
district attorney which are said to be in
the nature of confessions, and the contents
of which are withheld from the public until
the statements have been Investigated.
When Justice Jerome came out of the
rooms after the conference, which lasted
from 2 to 8 o'clock, he said:
"After a conference with the district at
torney both of us feel that to make any
statement concerning the inquiry would be
to impede the district attorney in the
prosecution of further inquiry. It will nat
urally occur to you that such a case as the
district attorney has before him Is sug
gestive of many things that may require
careful a;ul It may be extended investiga
tion, and even to Intimate their character
would reader that difficult and perhaps de
feat their purpose.
"I can say that tha defendant endeavored,
apparently w 1th great sincerity, to do all in
his power to atone for the wrongs tnat he
has done. I suspect that the value of the
inquiry would require that no Information
be given out without danger of tampering
or impeding the action of the district at
torney." Whitney and Eergdorff were arrest
ed on a charge of conspiracy and aiding
and abetting gamblers, and were arraigned
before Justice Jerome, in the rooms of Wie
society. They were each held in $3.000 bail.
It is claimed the two detectives had ap
proached Agent Dillon, of the society, and
offered him money to keep them informed
of the movements against poolrooms. Whit
nev was induced by Dillon to call at the
rooms of the society, and while there was
arrested. He immediately tossed a bundle
of papers out of the window. These papers
were recovered by a policeman on the
watch. Among them was found a duplicate
list of poolrooms which Whitney had pre
viously supplied to Agent Dillon.
One of the most remarkable phases of the
developments, as related by Frank Moss, in
the presence of the executive committee of
the society, was the statement that thirty
poolrooms were emptied promptly by means
of telephone communication, following lines
laid down by Whitney in his arrangements
with Dillon, some of the messwges being
sent through police headquarU direct to
the captain or sergeants in charge of pre
cincts in which the gambling houses were
in operation. Mr. Moss claims that by this
system of telephoning a "moral and praci
cal connection has been established be
tween police headquarters and the pool
rooms." MANY QUIT WORK.
(CONCLUDED FROM FIRST PAGEI
pany at McKeesport will go out. The
strikers claim that they will get many men
in the two Pittsburg mills of the Carnegie
Company, but the steel officials say that
none of the men will go out. Conservative
opinion at Wheeling, W. Va., awards the
strikers 6,000 men in that district. Nine
hundred men will leave the Republic works
here in all probability. There is doubt a3
to the outcome at Monessen. Trouble was
anticipated there to-night, but none came.
Sharon reports that the men In the Na
tional plant will not go out. Connellsvillo
leports that the men there are not af
fected; that the tin workers went out on
the first order, and that the United States
Steel coke workers are not organized.
Youngrstown, O., wires that the general
order will have no new effect In Mahoning
valley, as the mills affected went out last
month. Scottdale telegraphs that the gen
eral order will have no effect. The men
at Rellalre, O., will go out, but Leechburg
and Hyde Park report that the men are
with the steel corporation.
Excited crowds thronged the streets of
McKeesport during the night, and senti
ment was largely with the strikers. The
plan to start an independent plant to take
the place of the Dewees Wood mill seems
to be approved by popular sentiment.
President Shaffer's order was obeyed at
Mingo Junction, where the National Steel
Company employes struck. About 1.500 men
are affected. At Duneansville no heed was
given the call of President Shaffer, and
from every "apparent indication the mill
will continue rurring as usual. In so far
as Apollo and Va'ndergrift are concerned
President Shaffer's order is a dead letter.
Of 112 men intei viewed to-night as they
left the mill live signified their Intention of
gcing on strike.
ALL MILLS ROW MJ.l'MOX.
Steel Corporation Is Fighting Hack
with, n. Great Ileal of Vigor.
PITTSBURG. Aug. 10. When the general
strike edict of President T. J. Shaffer, of
tha Amalgamated Association, went Into
effect to-night, every mill of the National
Steel Company, the Federal Steel Company,
and the National Tube Company, for which
the union scale had heretofore been signed,
became nonunion. Upon the entrance of
the Republic mill, of the National Tube
Company, on the South Side, to-night was
posted this notice:
"Notice This mil; will start nonunion
"JOSEPH KEFFERS. Superintendent."
The officers of the United States Steel
Corporation are "carrying the war into
Africa." They have accepted the challenge
of the Amalgamated Association, have
calmly watched their plants close down and
as calmly announced that in the future
they would recognize no union of their em
ployes. They have refused point blank to
arbitrate the differences between workman
of the constituent companies of tho parent
corporation and have decided to throw off
all Amalgamated Association ties and work
Independently of that organization. The
notice that was posted on the entrance to
the Republic mill to-night was a facslmille
of the notice that was posted on the en
trances of all the heretofore union mills of
the National, the Federal Steel and the
National Tube Company's mills. It is the
most decisive step that the trust has thus
SHAFFER AT NEW CASTLE.
Amalgamated Association President
Make an Arbitration Proposition,
PITTSDURG. Aus. lO.-Presldent Shaffer
began his final tour among the strikers
early to-day. He left Pittsburg this morn
ing and shortly before noon reached New
Castle. Two thousand organized workmen
paraded there before his arrival and were
lined up around the Union Station when he
arrived. His welcome was an enthusiastic
one. In the afternoon he spoke to six
thousand union men In the ampitheater at
Cascade Park, and submitted an orfer for
the submission of the lfsues in the strike to
arbitration. This was his formal tender
"Now. in our willingness to settle the
mattsr. we are ready to arbitra e. Let the
Amalgamated Association select one man
and let the trust select one: the two select
the third. We will abide by the decision
of the three. I wish this to be generally
In his speech President Shaffer reviewed
the strike situation minutely, lie ald the
strike was a rnattar of wages and labor
conditions, notwithstanding the efforts of
the representatives of the opposition to
prejudice the labor cause by allegations to
the contrary. "The trust will not permit
the extension of unionism, because they
state the Amalgamated Association might
become too strong." he said. "They say
that there must be a number of nonunion
ml. Is for the purposo of maintaining the
balance of power.' We can make our own
deductions relative to the meaning of thf.
expression. In nonunion mills it means
summary dismissal for a workman to b
seen talking to a labor organizer. No man
can exercise the prerogatives of an Ameri
can citizen and be employed in the non
"The original proposition of settlement
has never been altered by the trust repre
sentatives. Two weeks ago to-day Secre
tary Williams and myself went to New
York and there met Messrs. Morgan,
Schwab and Gary, with a view to compro
mising the demands. At the conference
there was shown no dipposltoln on the part
of the manufacturers to give a point. We
expressed a willingness to compromise, but
they would not. We have been terribly
misrepresented. Now, we express ourselves
In a manner that will admit of no doubt.
Let the United States Stee! Corporation
speak. What more, that is Jut and law
abiding and honorable, can we do?"
President Shaffer stated that the news-raper-j
had been criticising him because
he had not stated whether or not there
would be an eftcit to call out the car
ptnters, railroad it en and all other organ
izations in an effort to gain favorable
termination. "Rut we do not want revo
lution," he said, "it Ik merelv a strike.
1 wish it .understood that I stand for no
violence. Our interests will not permit
acts antagonistic to country and law; we
will avoid them if the trust will permit
vs. It is of;en a.ked roe, 'Will you win
out?' The Amalgamated Association will
win out. or it will cease to exist. We
realize that wage are at stake und labor
conditions are at issue. If our organiza
tion lies I hope it will not have died in
Tho reference made by President Shaffer
to the willingness of the Amalgamated As
sociation to arbitrate was followed here to
night by the announcement on behalf of the
strikers that on Friday an offer to arbitrate
was formally submitted to the United
States Steel Corporation. According to
this statement the offer was made to J.
l ierpont Morgan, whose reply rejecting It
was: "This Is no time for arbitration."
The subject was discussed on Friday by
President ßhafter. President Gompers, Jo
seph Bishop, Frank Morrison, M. M. Gar
land and an unnamed official of the Amor
loan Tin Plate Company, and a basis for
the submission of the question agreed upon.
It is said that President Shaffer opposed
the plan at first, but was finally won over
and agreed to certain concessions in be
half of the Amalgamated Association. The
strikers are using the Incident In their
fight. They ay that they went much far
ther than could be expected, and that they
have been put or the defensive, in a light
which threatens the existence of their or
ganization. Secretary Williams made the following
statement to the Associated Press to-night:
"A disinterested party called at the Amal
gamated headquarters and offered to use
his services looking to the arbitration of
the old matter ir dispute between the
Amalgamated Association and the United
States Steel Corporation. The proposition
to arbitrate was turned down by the
United States Steel Corporation."
ADVICE AT M'KKESPORT.
Strikem t'rged to Withdraw Their
Saving from the lianki.
PITTSRURfi. Aug. lO.-rresident Shaffer
hurried to McKeesport from New Castle,
and to-nisht addressed a big mass meeting
at White's Opera House. Shaffer was
loudly cheered when he appeared, and the
meeting was very enthusiastic. The strikers
claim that as a result of the meeting the
National tube and rolling mill men will
strike. In the course of his address Presi
dent Shaffer made the following statement:
"I have received from some one a letter
saying that the worklngmen have a lot of
money In the banks which is being used
by the trusts. This is true. The trusts are
supported by the banks. Men, draw out
your money, not to bring trouble on the
banks, or impair the credit of the country,
but to assert your right to defend your
selves and your rights. Do not let your
own money bo used against you. Only this
week 1 was called on tho telephone by a
tin manufacturer who sold out to the trust
and is now an Independent manufacturer in
this State. He offered me a compromise. I
called a meeting of my advisers, and this
man. with another, came to the meeting.
He made his proposition to me, and 1 asked
him to put it in writing. lie would not do
it, and that proposition was just what was
"Men, I won't do business with the other
side unless they put It in writing. When
I went to New York one week ago to-day.
and met the other side. I told them that I
was there to make an honorable settlement
of the question. 1 sketi them to sign it
scale for all the mills, because all the men
wanted to be union men. They refused,
and I reduced my original demand, but they
refused to accept the compromise. The men
who made McKeesport made the trust.
They now threaten our rights and deny our
liberties. I call upon you, men of McKees
port, to throw off the oppressors and end
the system of spoliation, revenge and re
prisal. This is no time for weakness, no
time for truce; no time for cowardice. It
is the time we must unite, and stand to
gether. You cannot yield; you cannot sur
render; for it means reduction of wages
and Ignominious slavery, let our garments
become threadbare; let some of us toll until
we fall into our graves: but remember this,
even If the Amalgamated should be over
thrown it would only mean a greater
brotherhood of man, which would attain a
Will Take a Secret Ilallot.
CHICAGO, Aug. 10. To-morrow after
noon five hundred skilled workmen in the
steel mills of South Chicago will decide by
secret ballot whether or not to strike, in
obedience to the call of President Shaffer
and the Amalgamated Association. Indica
tions were at a late hour to-niht that they
would decide not to strike. The vote on a
straw ballot taken to-day was 90 per cent.
In favor of continuing at work, as against
10 per cent, in favor of striking.
Union Agent to lie Kept Ont.
LORAIN, O., Aug. 10. The Federal Steel
Company, to-day posted notices at the
gates of its works here that none but per
sons actually employed would be admitted.
This is generally regarded as a precaution
taken to prevent agents of the Amal
gamated Association working among the
Preparing; for Removal.
WARREN, O., Aug. 10. A number of offi
cials were here to-day from Pittsburg mak
ing a survey of the local plant of the
American Steel Hoop Company. They de
clined to make a statement, but it is un
derstood their purpose is to prepare for the
removal of the mill in case the strike Is
Keneaavr Memorial Association Per
fecta Its Organization.
PEORIA, III., Aug. 10. The Kenesaw
Memorial Association, formed for the pur
pose of erecting monuments to the soldiers
who fell on the field of battle at Little
Kenesaw mountain on June 27, 1S04, met in
this city this afternoon and elected officers
as follows: President. Capt. Frank B.
James, Cincinnati, Fifty-second Ohio Regi
ment; vice president. Dr. J. R. Slago,
Eighty-fifth Illinois, tjulncy. HI.; secretary,
Capt. L. J. Davis, Eighty-sixth Illinois.
Peoria, 111.; treasurer. W. A. Payton, One
. hundred-and-twenty-flfth Illinois, Danville,
The association will run an excursion to
the battlefield in October, taking all tho
surviving members of the regiments .of
Cook's Brigade to the scene.
LACERATED BY A BULLDOG.
Mr. Martha Ilaxter, President Illinois
W. U. C, Terribly Injured.
SPRINGFIELD, III., Aug. 10. Mrs.
Martha Baxter, wife of Edward Baxter,
and department president Woman's Relief
Corps. Illinois G. A. R.. was terribly bit
ten by a bull dog to-day on the breast,
thigh and logs. The dog was killed. Physi
cians say Mrs. Baxter's case is serious.
Pardoned by the President.
COLUMBUS. O., Aug. 10 President Mc
Kinley has granted a pardon to John B.
Bullev. serving a three years' sentence in
the Ohio penitentiary. Bulley was a cleric
in the Toledo postoillce and was convicted
of stealing, opening and destroying a large
number of letters. He is restored to citi
zenship. His term would have expired la
NEGRO POSSIBLY BURNED
SI PPOEI) TO HAVE HEE TOR.
Tt'Itni) AT STAKE II V A MOW. -
Woman's Assailant Taken from II tt
Captor ly 4iX (eorRlxins, Who
Took Him Into the Woods.
SAVANNAH. Ga.. Aug. 11. The negro
assailant of Mrs. J. J. Clark was captured
at Liberty City yesterday by R. I. Young,
a section master of the Seaboard Air-line.
Last night he was taken to Way's Station
and positively identified by Mrs. Clark.
While being removed from Way's to Bryan
county in! the prisoner was taken away
fro:- ;tor by a mob and, it is be-
liev- en burned at the stake.
Püeh.ti- news of the lynching is lacking
and could not be secured last idght. The
Morning News' advices come from the
man who captured the assailant of Mrs.
Clark, who says he was ordered to leave
the vicinity by the men who took the negro
from his custody.
With bis prisoner Mr. Young reached
Way's Station at S:C0 o'clock, but found
no one in authority waiting to receive him
and take charge of the negro. The negro,
up to this time, had stolidly denied all
knowledge of the assault upon Mrs. Clark.
He. was carried before her, and she posi
tively identified him as the man who had
assaulted her. She said there could be no
doubt the negro under arrest was the
guilty man, and with this positive assur
ance Mr. Young started with ids prisoner
for Bryan county jail. He was not per
mitted to reach his destination. Five hun
dred yards from the place where the crime
was committed a mob of IX) or 5o0 men was
collected. Its leader demanded the sur
render of the prisoner, and Mr. Young had
no alternative but obedience to their de
mand. He was ordered then to leave the
vicinity, and he obeyed this command. A
short time afterwards he saw a fire, the
flames from which ascended above the
tops of the surrounding trees. He tele
graphed the Morning News that he has no
doubt the negro had been burned at the
Jonlah Johnson Ilawr, the Oldest
Photographer In the World.
BOSTON. Mass.. Aug. 10. Reports have
been received from New Hampshire of the
death of Josiah Johnson Hawes, of this
city, who is supposed to have been the
oldest photographer in the world. He was
in his ninety-fourth year and was away on
a vacation in New Hampshire at the time
of his death. In early life he was a painter
of oil portraits and of miniatures on ivory.
When M. Gounod came to Boston in 1S1
to tell about Daguerre's discovery Mr.
Hawes made his acquaintance and took the
American agency for the process of which
Daguerre was the inventor. In his studio
the first camera picture of Daniel Webster
w;s made on the morning when tho famous
Anthony Burns speech was delivered from
the balcony of the Revere House. Jenny
Lind and Goldsohmidt. whom she after
ward married, were photographed by Mr.
Hawes; also Oliver Wendell Holmes. Theo
dore Parker, Emerson, Thomas Starr King.
Longfellow. Whittler, Louis Kossuth and
Chnplnin Chidwick's Mother.
NEW YORK, Aug. 10. Chaplain John P.
Chid wick, of the United States steamer
New York, now cruising ofC the coast of
Japan, may not learn of the death of his
mother. Mrs. Margaret Chidwick, which
has just occurred at her home in Brooklyn,
for several weeks. Cablegrams have been
sent to various Japanese ports, but It Is
not known just where or when the cruiser
will enter port. Chaplain Chidwick became
well known several years ago as the chap
lain of the battleship Maine at the time of
the explosion in Havana harbor.
Senor Gonzales Del CnmpIIIo.
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, Aug. 10.-Senor
Gonzales del Camplllo, the Spanish minister
to Venezuela, is dead.
RESCUED FROM DROWNING.
Ten ' Persons Saved by Four Young
Men Who Risked Their Lives.
CHICAGO, Aug. 10. Ten persons were
rescued from drowning in the lake at the
Barry avenue and Dlversey boulevard bath
ing beaches this afternoon by four young
men, who risked their lives In the under
tow. Of those saved one was a woman
and the others were boys and young men.
Those taken from the water at Barry ave
nue were: Harry Devereux, fifteen years
old; Natham Kimble, Mrs. J. Osgood, Har
ry Wenzel, Roy White. The five saved at
Diversey boulevard were: George Kane,
Henry Keefe. Edward Schreader; two boys,
identity not learned.
The rescues at Diversey boulevard beach
were effected by Peter Baer. Charles
Mazer and Peter Andrews. Kane and
Schreader were out on the lake and tho
boat capsized. The boys were helpless in
the water and shrieked for aid as they
sank. Baer and Maxer were afloat in a
skiff, and they bent to their oars in the
hope of reaching the victims of the acci
dent. The struggling boys were caught in
an undertow and were disappearing for the
last time when the rescuers reached them.
Keefe was caught in the undertow while
bathing and Andrews plunged from the
pier and went to his assistance. The two
boys whose identity was not learned were
caught in the undertow a few hundred feet
from shore, and when they were pulled up
on land they scrambled to their feet and
scurried av.ay. James Egan. who previ
ously saved twenty-one people, made the
rescues at Barry avenue.
NOT A COMBINATION.
Armour & Co. and Svrift A Co. Merely
CHICAGO, Aug. 10. The packing firms of
Armour & Co. and Swift & Co. to-day be
came joint owners of the stockyards at
Fort Worth, Tex., and will soon expend
Jl.000.003 in building branch plants at that
place. Ownership of the stockyards was
secured at a conference in the afternoon
between J. Ogden Armour, president of
Armour At Co.; Gustavus F. Swift, presi
dent of Swift & Co.. and G. W. Simpson,
president of the Fort Worth Stockyards
While the two firms become joint owners
of the stockyards, they will erect separate
plants and will continue as rivals for the
meat trade of the country. It was denied
by officials of both companies that any
combination was intended.
ON THE OTHER TACK.
Tillman Pleads thnt MrLauriu lie ot
liar red from the Priiuario.
CHESTER. S. C, Aug. 10.-Senator Till
man, with other political Naders of the
State, addressed a large and enthusiastic
meeting here to-day. Senator Tiliman
argued and pleaded that McLaurln be not
denied the rlsht of entering the primary.
He said he decs not believe Senator Mc
Laurln will ever make the race, and he
does not, he said, want Mr. Mclaurin to
have the excuse that he could not run. If
Mr. McLaurln runs Senator Tillman says
he does not believe he will carry a single
county in the State.
Has Resumed Uuslnes.
CLEVELAND. O., Aug. lO.-The Guaran
tee Savings and Loan Company, against
IS NOW IN
20 to 50
In all departments will be found GENUINE HONEST BARGAINS.
Get in early while assortments are good.
Shirts Underwear NecKwear
At Regular Deep Cut, Cleurinjj-Up Prices.
Gerritt A. Archibald (IX Co
38 East Wushinßton Street.
which proceedings were recently begun by
state othcials on the ground that the con
cern was Insolvent, resumed business to
day, following the resignation of Secretary
Hlodt and the appointment of his succes
sor. It is understood the suit apainst the
company will be withdrawn and that an
assessment will be levied against the stock
holders to cover loans alleged to have been
illegally made. Experts are now at work
examining the books of the concern.
RETURN OF JERE M. WILSON.
Former Iiidlnulun Who Mu He
Schley' Chief C'ouimel.
NKW YORK. Aug. 10. Jere M. Wilson,
of Washington, who will probably conduct
the case of Admital Schley before the court
of inquiry, arrived this evening on the
American line sUamship St. Iouis. He
"I have received a cablegram from my
dear friend. Admiral Schley, in relation to
his case, and it is more than probable that
I shall conduct hiu case. I am goinm" to a
hotel and after I have been there and sort
of looked over matters I'll know more.
Though 1 received a cablegram from the
admiral, I did not hurry over on that ac
count." Mr. Wilson was met at the pier by Cap
tain Parker, who has been at the Navy De
partment looking ever the records of the
naval operations during the war with spe
cial interest of Admiral Schley.
BACK FROM SAMOA.
Philadelphia Return from u CrnUc
.Mnlletoa to lie Itepatriated.
Correspondence of the Associated Press.
HONOLULU, Aug. 2, via San Francisco
Aug. 10. The cruiser Philadelphia has ar
rived here from Pago Pago, Samoa. She
will sail for San Francisco Aug. 7. The
Philadelphia's visit to Pago Pago was the
first she had made since lsW, when two of
her officers and two men were killed by
batives. This lime her reception was very
friendly. It is reported from Samoa that
Malietoa has decided to return to German
Samoa and take the oath of allegiance to
the German government, in return the
Germans are to make him a member of the
Louses by Fire.
LEXINGTON. Ky.. Aug. 10. Fire this
afternoon destroyed property valued at fco,
t"0, including the famous Tattersall's am
phitheater and other noted horse properties,
a cluster of sale barns adjacent to the
Kentucky Trotting Horse JJreeders Asso
ciation track and several residences. The
hre is supposed to have started from a
pipe in one of th stables, insurance ag
gregating $13,'X was carried on the burned
VANCOl'VKK. Ii. C Aug. 10. A large
part of the business section of Armstrong,
lt. C, was burned to-day. The. total loss
is JlHi.OKi, insurance J2ü,ou0. The origin of
the lire wa inc-endiary. a half-witted man
names Tagles having started the tire with
coal oil. He confessed his guilt, was ar
rested and is now in jail.
ST. LOCIS. Mo.. Aug. 10. Two large
Luildings owned by the Hafner-Lothman
Manufacturing Company, consisting of
planing mill and sash and door fnctory,
were burned this afternoon, entailing a
loss estimated at J13u,0u'J. Three freight cars
on the Missouri, Kansas Sc Texas tracks
Ecuador's Building Trnnaferred.
BUFFALO, N. Y.. Aug. 10. Ecuador's
handsome building at the Pan-American
KxposiJion was formally transferred to the
exposition company the anniversary of the
birth of that republic. Many of the foreign
and state commissioners were present. The
ceremonies began with an address by Senor
Don Luis Felipe. Carbo, minister of Ecua
dor at Washington. In concluding his re
marks Senor Carbo said: "The republic of
Ecuador has her doors open to the com
merce of the world. A powerful American
concern is building a railroad to unite
Quayaquil, our most Important seaport, to
Quito, our capital. Agricultural recources
are, In my country, at the disposition of
any one wishing to make use of intelligent
investments of capital in the most produc
tive of business enterprises."
New Kailtrny to Be Dullt.
KANSAS CITY, Aug. 10.-F. W. Villient.
chief engineer of the Arkansas & Choctaw
Railroad, announces that he will on Aug.
2i award the contract for the Oklahoma and
Indian Territory section of the railroad.
The cost will be about J5.mMio. The com
pleted road will be tffcj miles long, extending
from Arklnda on the Arkansas and Indian
Territory line, through parts of Louisiana.
Indian Territory, Oklahoma and Texas to
Wichita Falls, Texas. Twenty-live miles of
the road have already been built connect
ing Arklnda with Ashdown, twenty miles
north of Tesarkana.
Gen. llufua I, eelj.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Aug. 10.-Gen. Rufus
P. Neely died this morning at his home in
Pollvar, Tenn., aged ninety-three years.
He was prominent in state politics a half
century ago. was a volunteer in the Semi
nole war and the war with Mexico, and
commanded the Fourth Tennessee (Confed
erate) Regiment in the civil war. He was
also at one time president of the Central
Salmon Canneries Consolidated.
PORTLAND. Ore.. Aug. 10. The woik of
consolidating thirty salmon canneries on
Puget sound and in Alaska was completed
to-day, and the Pacific i acklng and Nävi-
f ration Company paid over about V. ".0u0
n cash and distributed stock to the various
cannery men who have come into the com
bination. Iniane Mother Kill Helpless Son.
ROME. N. Y.. Aug. 10.-While lying in bed
suffering from injuries received by failing
from a horse, Alvin Se.iton, agtd ten jtars.
of Glenmore. was murdered, last nigh.!, by
his mother, who cut hia tnroat from tar to
ear with a razor. The woman was tempo
rarily insane and alone in the house with
Georgia Doctor Assassinated.
CHATTANOOGA. Tenn.. Aug. 10. A tele
phone message from Trenton. Ga., this
morning says Dr. II. E. Fricks, one of the
oldest and most influential citizens of
Rising Fawn. Ga.. near Trenton, was shot
and killed while riding horsback. A posse
is in pursuit of the supposed murderer.
The Considlnes Plead !ot Guilty.
SKATYLK. Wash.. Aug. f John ai:d
Tom Cor..sh!!:;c ch.ii'-' with lb- lour.lvi
of Chief of l;olire .M; r.'dith. wer.- .uranr.'d
to-Jay b-fore Judg Kniery, of the Superior
Court. lioth I'le oi.-.l not ;,uiiiy .i n.i the
trial was set for S-pt. PJ.
"Joint' liquor Emptied Into Gutter.
FNION VILLI' Mo.. Auir. 1 " At M-iidota.
a town f l ';' on the Imj state
line, vi.-tcrday. thirty wnm raid-d a
"Joint" ri;n by J..;i Mori.y. ;ipiid all
the liquor fvund in Uk- piace into the gutter
and demolished the iixtures.
Automobiles for South Africa.
TOLKDO. (.. Aug. 1'. A manufacturing
company of this city has Ju-t hippd
thr.e r.ich-pov. r automobiles to Cap.
Town. South Africa. They wire ordered by
the British government or ti Uve 0'f
Stock of Men's Furnishings and
ats going at less than cost price
REDUCTIONS 20 ,0pfrCe,.
Capital Stock 500.000 Shares,
Par Value $1.00 Each.
The company owns 3 i ACUKS of hieb
grade oil lands within 1 miles of San
Francisco, the market of California,
and within four miles of tidewater.
WHERE ARE THE OTHER Oil
FIELDS OF CALIFORNIA?
A clean, strong company composed of
successful business mm who invite the
most careiul examination.
Our largest Indianapolis stockholder
has personally examined the company's
property and is entirely satisfied with
the investment. Conld we ask more?
A few shares left of development stock
20 Cents Per Share
Send for Prospectus. New Phone 3759 d
VA1. M. AYDELOTTE, Director
8x7-818 Law Bids., Indianapolis, Ind
We Have Just
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an handsomer than mix lido,' v i; . .
ever howii you, and that x.iyii.- .
All the latest shapes and designs are bore;
all tho new color chVots are represented;
more style and quality for tho money than
you ever saw before. Call and fcco them,
SANDER & KECKER FURNITURE CO.
E. Washington St., directly opp. Courthouse
Bicycles at Reduced Prices
RAMBLUR and STliARNS
C. KOEHRING & BRO.
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Reporter Publishing Com'y
77 Fitzgerald llulldluc Tel. 51.
MINISTER WAS "EASY.
lie Lonne! n Strmiuer ." on Strength
of n DotiKle Wedding.
A well-known minister of the city, living
in one of the suburbs, called at pol leu head
quarters la.t nlRht and pleaded guilty to
biins "easy." Ho saic during tho afternoon
a man. ivin& the name of William Morri
son, and claiming to reMuo on the Kockvilla
road, about three miles from the city,
called on him, and after Idling that a
duuble weddintf would !- beld at bi borne
"to-morrow" niht, aikd for Ihe loan of
$.-. he "b in a little -liort" and down tovi
fixing up thirijji."
The minister acromniodat d the Mlans'T
and later having buf-im-f on the Kockvllle
road made ki:i inquiries, only to learn
that no double wedding had b en planned
in any of the famlli- living along tne road
and tnat a man forty-live ycara of age, of
pleasing address, dark complexion. mu
tache tingtd with gray, aix lt tall, bin
eyes, and wearing litit trou.-cr and a silic
bat was not known in that vicinity.
The minister hail, "I know I'm easy," and
then ?ecund an ironclad agreement from
the police sergeant not to make known hi
TRIED TO KILL HIHSELF.
Yuunic Mmi from Lufnyette Shallowed
Kverett T. Mintonye. twenty-four yean
of age. who tame here on Tuts lay last
from his home at Lafayette, atttmpted
Filicide last night at the Vcndome Hotel,
writ re he had been stopping. He v.-a. room
ing with Newton Martin, a barber, who Kit
him to take a bath. When he returned.
Mintonye told him he had taken laudanum.
Dr. Jacobs, of the City DI.-pen.sa.ry, an
swered the call fr a pnlciun, and at A
late hour it was thought he Would recover.
Minton) e .aid he hud no money, had beta
In the llvtiy bueinen and failed, had
wonted in a cigar More before corning here,
had been married and divorced and wai In
love with a girl, living at 411 South AU
ba;na htroet, LafayetU. with whom he had
On Street with Illoody Knife.
Joseph Whitrmyer, w hof e home is near
Viacennes. went to the police station abjut
1 o'dock this morning and naid that he had
been out with two men viio lived at the
Mai shall HouJe. win re he had Ik en Mop
plrg. ii I il that uuriiig a liht be w as badly
t ut ovi r the i ye and that one of the other
n.t n was cut. lit duirmd I;rt to hue been
IoMj.-u. lie hurrbd aimig th iUivt with
:i bioody hnlJe in hi hand, td;it:g popit
he met of Ids iii:ikui;y.
Three tilrl I)rm nril.
LONO lU'ACII. al.. Aug. 10 Klfle ard
Im.;;-he Walker. .-I.its. aui sixteen ar.J
chJ nu. r ftlvt ly. ai d 'ora Wail.Kt.
tlo-ir cu-ln. aM'd lurt en. wt te drowned
v. l.i!o bathir.g it Ar-.ry IV. rk, about a
n.iie from Lot.g Ibach. ;o-day. Ail wer
riütnts of Lo.-i Ai'gdes.
l'nulneer and Fireman Injured.
T0IT:KA. Kan.. Aup. M The wct
b :m I Junta !' tat mull cra.sh. d into the
nur of through irelght train No. ill t 4
oYl-'.k Hi norning. near Puuünc. four
miles outii of Tpeka. l-nlra-cr Jamo
Holla and 1 'Ireman F. Ii. Wuh'. wre cri