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mTTU T NBI AJPOJ JOUKNAI H 2 Sift XXTRKLT ESTABLISHED iS. n.UI.Y nSTAUI.lSIIEI VOL. LI XO. 2-11. TXDIAXA POLLS. THURSDAY MOKXIXG, AUGUST 21). 101 TKX PAIS KS. PIMCK U CKXTS KVKHYWHKRK. L L i LIS -t'JL. BOILER EXPLODED AM 3IANV I'DHSONS AVKIir. mangled, m:.U)i:u ok iiihneh. Steamer City of Trrnlnn Destroyed by Etploalon anil Fire nt Tnrreadnle, Not Far from Philadelphia. AT LEAST ELEVEN LIVES LOST FOtU PASSENGER HF.POUTF.il MISS ING. HIT POSSIBLY S.UT.. Titn rrrin Fatally Injured, n Jeore Seriously and Many Others Bruised or Slightly Senlded. EXPLOSION WAS TERRIFIC and some of Tin: victims were ALMOST TORN' TO IMI'I F.S. Others Were Parboiled by the Escap ing; Steam and a .nm1fr Were Blown Into the Hirer. SOME CLUNG TO A PIANO vmcii ii ad nr.n iiriti.F.n from THE tFPER EATING HOOM. Cmdic of the Dlaaater a Jlyatery The Steamer !'otr n fllackened Hulk In the Marahea. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2S.-Whlle the steamboat City of Trenton, of the Wil mington Steamboat Company, was on her tvay from this city to Trenton, N. J., this afternoon her rort boiler exploded, killing eleven persons and Injuring over a score of others. Four passengers arc missing, but as many received slight Injuries It Is thought the missing are among those "who jUd not find it necessary to go to the hos- ktal. The Dead. I. D. CHEW, assistant engineer. MISS ELIZABETH (HIE EN, Phlladel. I phi. . . ARTHUR IRNSING, a molder, or i ron ton, N. J. JAMES O'CONNELL. fireman on the City of Trenton, of Wilmington, 11. MATT MABLE. fireman. Philadelphia. AUGUST MABLE. deck hand, Philadel phia. FIVE BODIES, not identified. Missing. MRS. JOHN MATHEWS. Philadelphia. MRS. MATILDA CROSS. Philadelphia. TWO CHILDREN who were seen to Jump overboard. Injured, Scalded and Burned. THERESA RHEIN, Philadelphia, fa tally. LOUISA TANSCIIOICK. Philadelphia. fatally. . J. S. SMITir. Camden. N. J. MRS. BARRETT, Camden. N. J. MRS. ANNA HOOVER. Camden, N. J. CECILIA MAG ROG AN, Philadelphia. HENRY MAGROGAN, Philadelphia. 8. E. KEPHART. Philadelphia. ALICE E. MATTHEWS. Philadelphia. MRS. G. E. SMITH. Philadelphia. BESSIE BROWN, Philadelphia, EDNA VANSCHACK. Hlghtown, N. J. JEANETTE REID. Philadelphia. LOUISA ROBINSON, Camden. WILSON MECKE. Philadelphia. W. C. MERSBAUM, Morrisville, Fa. J. W. HASTINGS. Philadelphia. WHITE LANSING. Trenton. N. J. F. A. DE LACEY, Philadelphia. MRS. F. A. DE LACEY. Philadelphia. MRS. CAMINADE. Philadelphia, MISS CARRIE CAMINADE. Philadel phia. ALBERT LEE, Philadelphia. After the explosion the boat took fire and ran aground. To-night she lies a wrecked and blackened hulk in the marshes oppo site Torresdale, sixteen miles above this city. Her hold is filled with water, and It is feared more of her passengers apd crew may be found in the bottom of the boat when the water is pumped out. A boat be longing to the police department is an chored a short distance from the stranded excursion steamer, pumping the water from the ill-fated vessel, and members of the police force are on shore ready to send any bodies that may be recovered to the morgue In this city. The City of Trenton makes daily trips between Philadelphia and Trenton, stopping at Burlington, N. J.. Bristol, Fa., and other points on the way. She left tho company's wharf at 1:45 o'clock this afternoon, fifteen minutes behind her schedule time. Her pas senger list was lighter than usual, and she carried very little freight. The vessel was In charge of Captain W. A. Worrell. The Other officers were: Edward Curry, pilot; J. W. Vanderver. mate; Edward Murphy, chief engineer; J. D. Chew, assistant en gineer, and Clayton Reybold, purser. There were about twelve firemen and deck hands aboard. TWO EXPLOSIONS. Nothing of moment occurred until the boat reached Torresdale. At a point oppo site what Is known as the Harrison man sion, a spacious building fronting the Del aware river at this suburban resort, the team pipe connecting with the port boiler burst with a loud report. The forward portion of the upper vleek was well filled with passengers, while many others were in the cabin. Before any of the passengers or employes had an opportunity of seeking places of safety another explosion occurred, and this time the port boiler was rent in twain. Scalding steam and water poured into the cabin, and sections of the wood work of the boat were torn away by the force of the explosion. Those of the pas sengers who were not steamed and scarred by scalding steam and boiled water were struck by the flying iortIons of the splin tered cabin. Legs and arms were broken, and faces and bodies were parboiled. The screams of the Injured could be heard o:i Shore, and the cries of thoft who leaped and were blown Into the river were heart rending. So great was' tho force of the explosion that a piano In the upper eating room of the boat was hurled many feet away from the boat into the river. This proved a for tunate circumstance for many of the In jured p;:ssrnc is. Thrown Into the river, scalded jin.l otherwise injured so that they wert' rendered helpless, they c.ung to the piano, which had fallen Into shallow water, until resVticd. When the explosions occurred Mate Van derveer and Pilot Curry were In the pilot house. Both were hurled with terrific fotvc ftm the little lnelosure and the wheel, for pome unaccounteable ph M'H. began revolving with Ikhtnlng llke rapidity. As a result of this the rudder turned the bow of the boat towards shore and she quickly ran aground, fastening her self in the mud. MANY WAD:i) ASHORE. By this time the vessel had raucht fire and those of tho passenger who wer still aboard were compelled to leap fur their lives. Fortunately, the water was not mre than four feet deep, and many of the vic tims of the disaster were able to wade ashore. Some, however, who were too se riously injured to help themselves were rescued by members of the boat clubs whose houses line the river front at this llnt. The captain nnd crew of the boat conducted themselves as heroes. They ren dered all the assistance possible to the in jured, and Captain Worrell was the last man to leave tho boat. All the seriously in jured were hastily conveyed to the hospital at the House of Correction at Holmesburg, about three miles below Torresdale. As soon as possible word was sent to this city for the police boats Samuel H. Ash bridge and Edwin S. Stuart, and the emer gency corps of doctors. The two police boats furnished effective service in extin guishing tho flames which were fast con suming the boat, and in caring for the in jured. Tho physicians and surgeons of the emergency corps assisted in relieving the sufferings of the injured. The scenes in the House of Correction Hospital were pitiable. Men and women with the flesh hanging from their limbs and bodies bore their sufferglns like stoics and some even smiled while the doctors laved the raw and bleeding flesh with cooling lotions. CHIEF ENGINEER S REPORT. A few minutes after the explosion oc curred two steamers, the Fannie and the Columbia, on their way up the river, stopped and offered assistance, 'out the in jured had all been cared for and the boats proceeded to their destinations. None of the injured was able to give an intelligible account, of tho disaster. Chief Engineer Murphy, who was on watch when the acci dent happened, reported to the officials in this city to-nisht that the boiler which ex ploded carried only 150 pounds of steam. Murphy, along with an oiler man named Hryson, had just left the boiler room when the explosion occurred, and both are posi tive that the boiler did not carry the limit of steam allowed by law. Murphy was slightly Injured and Bryson escaped with out a scratch. Tho assistant engineer, Chew, and a llreman, who were off watch and were on deck, were killed. The boilers of the City of Trenton were inspected in June by federal inspectors and stood a hydrostatic test of 2C3 pounds to the inch. She was allowed to carry 173 pounds, and her safety valve, the company officials say, was so arranged that steam blew off at 16) pounds. Engineer Murphy also maintains that there were seven inches of water in the boiler at the time of the explosion. Late to-night Horace Wilson, vice, presi dent and manager of the Wilmington (CONTINÜEDÖN PAGE 3. COLUMN 5.) BLOW TO MOB JUSTICE ALABAMA WHITE MAX CONVICTED OF LYSCIIING A COLORED MAX. Promptly Sentenced to Life Imprison, ment Others to Be Tried for " the Same Offense. WETUMPKA, Ala., Aug. 28. George Howard was to-day convicted of murder in the first degree and was sentenced to life imprisonment. Howard was a member of the mob which lynched Robert White, a negro, in this county some months ago. The case was called this morning and a Jury was soon impaneled. As soon as the State's evidence was submitted the attor ney for the defense after a conference with his client announced that Howard desired to make a statement. Upon being sworn Howard related the details of the lynch ing, admitting his participation therein. He gave the names of the members of the mob, which numbered thirteen. He said that White was taken from the officers who were bringing him to Wetumpka and was carried to a near-by swamp. One man climbed a tree and tied a rope to a limb while the other end was placed around White's neck. The negro was raised from the ground by the other members of the mob and the rope was made taut. White was then dropped. The fall was not suffi cient to break the negro's neck, he dying from strangulation. After being out almost two hours the Jury returned a verdict of guilty of murder in the first degree and fixed the penalty at life Imprisonment. Howard is one of the most prominent farmers in his section of the county. White was accused of shooting at a white man. The cases against John Strength and Martin Fuller, accused of being members of this mob, are now being tried. The case against John Thomas will be called to-moirow and that against Ben Martin on Friday. Lern Strength and Will Still are also to be tried, but these cases have not yet been set. All others who are al leged to have been members of the mob have left the country. MATCHHEADS IN WATER. Two Mothers Chanced -with Poiaunlug Three Children. KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28. Elsie and Jdlla McFalls, two women residing near Knoxville, are in jail, charged with having caused the deaths of three children. Bessie, the elghteen-months-old child of Julia Mc Falls, died Aug. 15. Charley, aged one year, died Aug. lt. and Annie, aged three, died Aug. 3 The two last named were the children of Elsie. All died in terrible agony, and no physician was summoned in any of the three cases. A slx-yej. r-old child of Elsie is also reported dying. A neighbor swore out the warrants ror the arrest of the mothers, who deny that' they poisoned their children. The bodies will be exhumed and examinations made. It Is alleged that the two mothers dissolved the heads of matches In water nnd forced the children to drink the potion. HIS WIFE REPROVED HIM. Hushnud "Wounded Her nnd Then Killed Himself. BEALLSVILLE. O.. Aug. 2S. William Montgomery returned home intoxicated from a farmers' reunion last night and was reporved by his wife. He at once pro cured a revolver and shot his wlfp In the right temple. Relieving he had killed mi. he idiot himself in the head, dving in stantly. Mrs. Montgomery is still living, but cannot survive. WITNESSES MEA WHO WILL TESTIFY AT Til 11 SCHLEY COLRT OF INQl IRY. Tun Lint Announced, One by Judge Advocate Lemly nnd the Other by Srhley'a Counsel. MANY TO GIVE TESTIMONY m:hi.v all who took taut in THE SANTIAGO CAMPAIGN'. Sampson, Evans, lllggtnson. Cotton, Taylor, Chadwick, nnd Sljtshee Among Hie .Number. OVER 100 TO BE SUMMONED - HEAR A DM I II A L SCHLEY TO 11 AVE roiiTV ou more on his side. Mont of Them Served on the Brooklyn nnd Some on the Netrnrk nnd Other Vessels. WASHINGTON. Aug. 2. The list of witnesses prepared by Captain Lemly, Judge advocate of the Schley court of in quiry, and transmitted to Admiral Schley yesterday, was made public by Captain Iemly to-day. It does not purport to bo a complete list, but includes the principal witnesses who will be called by the Judge advocate. The witnesses whom Admiral Schley has asked to be summoned aro not Included In the list. The list follows: Rear Admirals William T. Sampson, Robley Ü. Evans, Francis J. Hlgginson, Charles H. Cotton. Henry C. Taylor. Captains French A. Chadwick, Caspar P. Goodrich. Charles P. Slgsbee, William C. Wise, Francis A. Cook. Bowman 11. McCalla, Theodore F. Jewell, William M. Folgcr, Hobcrt M. Berry, John Ii. Han- num, retired. Commanders William 1. Totter, Richard Walnwrlght, Joseph U. Eaton, Newton E. Ma3on, Seaton Schroeder, Giles B. Har ber, James M. Miller. Lewis C. llellmer, Alexander B. Bats. Lieutenant Commanders Sidney A. Staunton, Nathaniel R. Usher. Albert W. Grant, Albion C. Hodgson, William H. 1 1. Southerland, William 11. Schuetz, Temp- lln M. Rotts, Alexander Sharp, Jr. Captain William C. Dawson, U. S. M. C. Lieutenants Charles C. Marsh, Spender S. Wood. Victor Blue, James J. Doyle, Charles Webster, John Hood, Charles H. Harlow, Charles W. Dyson, Kenneth Mc Alplne. Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Ernst L. Ben nett. Ensign Henry G. Mustln. Acting Boatswain Dennis J. O'Connell. Chief Quartermaster Niels Anderson. Tho list of witnesses to be called by the Judge advocate throws considerable light on the lines of testimony which he will seek to adduce before the court. Admiral Sampson, who was commander-in-chief of the fleet, of course, heads the list. Then follows the captains of all tho ships en gaged in the Santiago campaign, with the exception of Captain Clark, of the Oregon, and Captain Rhillip, of the Texas, the latter having died since the war. Evans was in command of the Iowa, Higglns of the Massachusetts, Cotton of the scout Harvard, Taylor of the Indiana. Chadwick of the New York, Goodrich of the Newark and the scout St. Louis, Sigsbee of the scout St. Raul. Wise of the scout Yale, Cook of the Brooklyn, McCalla of the Mar blehead, Jewell of the scout Minneapolis, Folger of the New Orleans, and Barry ot the Castlne. "Hannum, retired, was chief engineer of the Brooklyn. Commander Totter was the executive officer of the New York; Walnwrlght was in command of tho Gloucester, Eaton of the Resolute, executive officer of the Brooklyn; Schroe der executive officer of the Massachusetts; Harper executive officer of the Texas. Miller commanded the Merimac; Heilner, navigator ot tho Texas and Bates, chief of the Teyas. Lieutenant Commander Staunton . was Sampson's chlef-of-staff aboard the New York; Usher was commander of the Erics son; Grand was aboard the Massachusetts; Hodgson was the navigating officer of the Brooklyn; Southerland was in command of the Eagle; Shuetz was aboard the Iowa; Rotts aboard the Massachusetts, and Bharpe in command of the Vixon. Captain Dawson was commander of the marines aboard the Indiana; Lieutenant Marsh was on Sampson's staff; Wood was commander of the torpedo boat Dupont; Blue was aboard the Vixon; Doyle and Webster were aboard the Brooklyn; Hood was in command of the Hawk; Harlow was executive officer of the Vixon; Dyson was engineer of the Texas, and McAlpine assistant engineer of the Brooklyn. Lieu tenant Bennett was on Sampson's staff; Ensign Mustln was aboard the New York, and Boatswain O'Connell and Quartermas ter Andersen were on board the Brooklyn. Edgar Hay, a clerk in the office of the Judge advocate general, has been detailed to assist Judge Advoate General Lemly in the preparation and the handling of pa pers before the court. Although not an as sistant of Judge Advocate General Lemly in a technical sense, he will actually acf In that capacity so far as the handling of the official papers required by the Judge advocate in the formal presentation of his case It is regarded as extremely probable that an assistant attorney general will be as signed to assist Judge Advocate Lemly in looking after tho interests of the Navy Department before the court. The names of the several officers of the Department of Justice have been considered in this connection, bvit so far no ttnal action has been adopted. Captain Lemly has ex pressed his willingness to conduct the case without assistance, but the officials of the Navy Department have practically con cluded that he should have the aid and co operation of an officer of the Department of Justice, learned in the intricacies of legal practice. It is stated here on authority that Messrs. Wilson, Rayner & Parker consti tute all the legal aid to be employed by Admiral Schley In the approaching court of inquiry. SCHLEVS ORIGINAL LIST. Name of WltnesneM Aftked to Testify by the Hear Admiral. WASHINGTON. Aug. 2i. Captain James Parker, associate counsel for Admiral Schley in the coming court of inquiry pro ceedings, to-night made public the list of witnesses originally asked to be summoned on behalf of the admiral. They make a to tal of thirty-seven persons in all, to which, however, will be added about six or cven more names, mostly from the navy, vhose identity counsel for Admiral Schley do not care to disclose Just now. Tho list, as made public, gives the "rank of the officials as shown by the naval regis-ter of July, 1W, the period of the battle of Santiago. It fol lows: Rear AdmiraN J. C. Watson and A. S. Barker. Captalns-C. E. Clark and P. A. Cook. Commander N. E. Mason. 1 .lent pn:i C. Hodcr.on. Alex Shiirpe. jr., Jame II. Sears," Thomas NAVAL u. t-injun. w. u. nusn. Lieutenants C. H. Harlow, Edward Simp son Lieutenant. Junior Grade Charles Web ster. Knskn-Kdwanl McCauley. Captain U: S. Marine Corps P. C. Mur phy. Second Lieutenant of Marines Thomas S. Borden. Medical Director Paid Fltzslmmops. Passed Assistant Surgeon Charles M. De Valin. Paymaster I. G. Hobbs. Passed Assistant Engineers Thomas F. Carter. John B. Patten. Naval Cadets-John Halllcan. Jr.. R. M. Marble, Jr.. J. A. Hand. jr.. William P. Cronan. U. S. Marry, C. A. Abele. Boatswain William L. Hill. Gunner F. T. Applegate. Carpenter George H. Warford. W. It. Wells, the admiral's secretary. J. P. J. Ryan. E. T. Fltzgernld. S. E. Moses. George B. Rice, formerly in the en gineer corps, and still connected with the naval establishment. Chaplain W. T. II dm. The greatrr number of these persons served with Admiral Schley on the Brook lyn. The exceptions were Admiral Watson. Rear Admiral Parker, who commanded the Newark; Captain Clark, of tho Onr.on: Lieutenant Commander Alex. Sharp. Jr.. of the Vixen, and Lieutenant Harlow, of the Vixen. Several witnesses summoned by the ad miral also are In the ll?d furnished' by Judge Advocate Lemly of those who probably will be called by tho Navy Department. They Include Captain Cook. Commander Mason, Lieutenant Commanders Hodgson and Sharp and Lieutenant Charles Webster, formerly a lieutenant In the junior grade. Some of the naval cadets mentioned In Ad miral Schley's list as witnesses are now serving on the Asiatic station, and It may be derided not to call them, unless develop ments In the case as It progresses make this course necessary. IF YOI'NG MUiltO WHO ASSAl'LTED AMI MLIIDEHEIJ A WHITE WOMAN. llnndredn of Mlmnnrlnnn Scorching for "Iloml-" Francis, Who Slew Miss JIary Henderson. WHOLE COMMUNITY IN ARMS TIinEATEX TO PRO 31 PTLY LYNCH NUt.RO AVIIEX CAPTl'IlEO. Ills Victim a Member of n Prominent T'iiinlly anil Wna Alone in the Home When Killed. KANSAS CITY. Mo., Aug. 2S. "Rossie" Francis, tho negro who outraged and mur dered Miss Mary Henderson at Columbus, Mo., last night, has not yet been captured, but four or five hundred men are to-night scouring tho woods in the vicinity of the scene of the crime, and it is said Francis cannot possibly escape. It Is not known whether ho fled on horseback or afoot, but the pursuit was begun so soon after the discovery of the crime that every outlet from the country was closed promptly. The volunteers, will hu.tt-aM niht ami will be relieved by others to-morrow. Bloodhounds were sought last night, but were not ob tainable while the trail was fresh. Francis will undoubtedly be lynched If caught, but burning at the stake is not advocated, nor have Innocent negroes been injured or threatened. "Bud" Francis, brother of the murderer, took to the woods after the dis covery of the crime. He was seen to-day near Centerview, and when caught will be strung up, members of the posse say, and compelled to tell what he knows of his brother's whereabouts. Members of a ne gro family named Briscoe, living near the Hyatt farm, are believed to know some thing about the murderer's flight, and pres sure will be applied to make them tell. When the men of the family were ques tioned to-day, Briscoe told them to say nothing. It Is believed Francis passed the Briscoe place after the murder. 9 DETAILS OF THE CRIME. Mtas llendemon Wna Alone When As saulted and Murdered. WARRENSBURG, Mo., Aug. 28. One of the most dastardly crimes ever committed on the borders of Johnson county was per petrated last night at the little hamlet of Columbus, off the railroad sixteen miles north of here. Miss Mary Henderson, aged forty years, was murdered in cold blood by vBossie" Francis, a young negro after he had assaulted her. The crime was committed at the farmhouse of Charles E. Hyatt, Miss Henderson's brother-in-law, a prominent citizen and once a member of the state populist committee. Francis, who worked on Hyatt's farm, fled, but is be lieved to have been surrounded in the woods near Holden. The whole country Is up in arms. Miss Henderson was a member of one of the best families in the country and made her home with her brother-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Hyatt had gone away in the after noon, leaving Miss Henderson alone in the house, except for Francis, who has been a trusty farm hand for ten years. On their return, about 7 o'clock In the evening, they found the body of the woman in the yard. A bullet had pierced the skull Just above the left ear; black marks were upon the throat and signs of a desperate struggle were apparent. The alarm was given and the sheriff at Warrensburg notified. A posse of determined men leit for Colum. pus a few minutes afterward. Francis had tied before the deed was dis covered and tnereby proclaimed his guilt Surrounding counties were notified, and this morning a message came from Inde pendence saying that a negro answering the description was being held there. A deputy was sent to Independence to iden tity him. One negro at Seualia, who an swered the description, came near bein lynched, but escaped by intervention of thö officers. All the negroes of the county arc badly worked up and arc keeping close to their homes In tear of the whites, who aie wrought up to a high pitch of excitement. One peculiar feature of the case is that Francis thot a horse which was standing m the yard just after committing the crime, presumably to prevent its being used to follow him. The very latest information comes from Holden, and is to the effect that Francis has been surrounded in a dense woods near there. That he will be lynched there no doubt, even if he escapes from the county nis return will no doubt moan his instant death. Never in her his tory has Johnson county been in ch a turmcil. The citizens here are standing on everv street corner and in every hotel lobby awaiting the news that Francis has been lynched. A special from Odessa. In the county north of Johnson, says that It Is believed Francis is near there. Miss Henderson, it appears, livtd long enough to tell the Hyatt family of the assault and to make it plain thnt Francis was the assailant. The whole country around Odessa is up in arms, aid ing in the search for Francis. Mob After Hon Tetty. ARDMORE. I. T., Aug. 2. Great excite ment prevails to-day at Troy, a small In terior town, because of an assault upon Cora Reils. Ave years old. Don Petv, aged sixteen, sen of railroad contractor, Is in jail at Tishomingo on the charge of as saulting the girl. The girl. It Is rerortrd, died last night at 6 o'clock, a mjb has started toward Tishomingo, where the Jail Is atrongly guarded to-night. DOOMED CAUGHT WON $3,000 PRIZE FIRST KMtillTS TEMI'LAItS lilt I LL HONORS TAKEN BV DEN VEIUTES. Sller Trophy of Thlrty-Flte Plerea Cn pi u red nt LonlMtllle by Colo rado Commit ndery. No. 1. ST. BERNARD, NO. 35, SECOND SAN 1RANCISCO DRILL COUPS THIRD AND CINCIXXATIANS FOl RT1I. Intricate Maneuvers Witnessed by K,HH People, Including nn Ar rnj of Bltiegrnss Ilenntles. MEETING OF ENCAMPMENT GRAND MASTER LLOYD'S MEMBER. SHIP RI LING SISTA1NED. All Sir Knights Must Maintain Their Standing In Both the Chapter nnd the Lodge. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 2S. Colorado Comma ndery. No. 1, of Denver, before an admiring throng of l8,(mo people and under the critical eyes of a board of judges com posed of three regular army officers and a representative of the Knights Templars, to-day captured first prize In the competi tion of drill teams from commanderles of the Knights. St. Bernard. No. So, the fa vorite with a majority of spectators, cap tured second place, while Golden Gate, No. 16, of San Francisco, and Ilanselman, No. 16, of Cincinnati, came in for third and fourth prizes, respectively. California Coni mandery. No. 1, being the only mounted command, had no difficulty in capturing the tropy for tho best appearance and drill on horseback. The other contestants were Columbia Commandery, No. 2, of Washing ton, D. C, and Allegheny, No. 33. of Pitts burg. Calvary, No. 3, of Parkersburg, W. Va., failed to appear at the appointed hour, and hence did not compete. The drill was the feature of the day. In terest was Intensified by the fact that It was the lirst since 1SS3, when Louisville carried off first honors. The contest took place on Churchill Downs, tho homo of the Louisville Jockey Club. Long before the exhibition contest began the regular grand stand was tilled, and by 11 a. m. the steps leading to it were crowded, a temporary stand built across the track was jammed full and thousands of people were on the field. It was a good-humored crowd, al though the sun was hot enough to spoil some dispositions, and applauded the good work and the breaks of the perspiring con testants alike. BLUE GRASS BEAUTIES. Under a canpoy In the field sat the spon sors, dark-eyed delegation of Kentucky beauties, who led the members of the con testing commanderles after their work was finished to Immense bowls containing cool ing drinks. Rrass bands were numerous, but music was allowed only during the in termission between drills, as the Grant tac tics, under which the drills were conducted, allow of nothing to mark time. The crowd was an enthusiastic and impartial one. It applauded everything possible. It cheered the man who handled his sword so awk wardly that he knocked his cap off; It cheered the man who got left on a right- about-face movement and had to run to catch up with his comrades, and it went wild at the appearance of a Sir Knight who, to defend himself against the hot Kentucky sun, appeared in the temporary stand with a huge sunbonnet on his head. Not one of the commanderles went through the ordeal without mistakes which were evident to the crowd, but as honors seemed about even in this respect every body except the judges was in complete ignorance as to the winners until to-night, when the awards were made known before an immense thron? in the horse show building. When H. P. Grant, chairman of the drill committee and author of the tac tics under which the contest was con ducted, opened the sealed envelope contain ing the verdict and announced that the men from Colorado had captured tho chief trophy the, applause was deafening. It was some time before Mr. Grant could make himself heard again. HOW THE VICTORS DRILLED. The Colorado men marched on the field at the downs this morning, commanded by Capt. R. C. Kincald, of Denver. They were second on the programme, following the men from Washington. The crowd ascer tained in a hurry that the commandery was a crack drill organization and ap plauded vigorously. The Denver men ex celled in tho sword movements. In the in spection there was never a perceptible movement of a muscle, on the part of any member. The right wheel of platoons into lire, the right by platoons from line and plattoons on right into line were superb The commandery finished one minute after the warning recall and four minutes with in the limit. A perfect storm of applause fcllowfd the completion of the final move ment. .V number of beautiful display move ments were executed by the Denver Com mandery before leaving the field. Detroit Commandery. No. 1, of Detroit, during the noon stop for luncheon and rest, gave an exhibition drill that was declared the equal, if not the superior, of any drill during the day. The Wolverines, however, were not entered in the contest, as a rule of the knights of Michigan prohibits them fiom drilling for prizes. The exhibition by the mounted commandery from California completed the programme at 4 p. m. At 8 p. m. in the horse show building, brilliantly lighted and a magnificent spec tacle with its rows upon rows of seats oc cupied by uniformed knights and their ladies, the programme leading up to the award of prizes was begun. There were instrumental music and exhibition drills by the commanderles which were awaiting the verdict of the board of Judges. When this was read the commanderlestook posi tions according to their standing in the awards. A score of handsome Kentucky belles, acting as sponsors, presented the prizes. This over, the contestants and their sponsors led a grand march, after which dancing began. The trophies were of silver and were as follows: First Prise Thirty-four pieces, valued at Second Prize Twenty-five pieces, libation set. valued at J2,e4. Third Prize Center piece, valued at H.SOQ Four Prize Two pieces (mounted), val ued at The prize for the mounted drill was a huge silver loving cup, valued at $). The judges were Captain A. S. Fleming, artillery, U. S. A.; Lieutenant Fred de Funiak, Twenty-second Infantry, U. S. A Captain Charles Suret. artillery, U. S. A., and Major C. S. Ammel, a Templar officer of Columbus, O. THE GRAND KXCAMPMKJS T. Action on Membership and Other Question Reports. LOUISVILLE. Aug. 28. What is known as the dependent membership question precipitated a hot fight in the meeting of the Grand Encampment of Knichts TemD- i lars. It ended In the encampment sustain ing the ruling of Grand M.str Lloyd. Brlettv. Sir Knight I.lovd holds that to be In good standing a Knight Templar must maintain his standing In both chapter and lodBc. The grand loader nad an aru.il im nt In upholding his position, and the matter then wnt to the committee on Ju risprudence. The committee brought in a majority report accepting the grand mas ters stand in the matter, but a minority report was also submitted and hotly ad vocated on the floor. The two reports wre finally submitted to the members of the encampment, U.'i of whom were present, and the vote sustained the majority report by over 21 ballots. Grand Recorder Mao. In speaking of the matter, said to-night that It wax the most Important one which had come bef ire the encampment or which would come before it. The jurisprudence committee also brought in a report sustaining the grand master In his position that a grand master cannot create a Knight Templar at sight, alter the ancient fashion of kings, who knighted soldiers on the field of battle. This question has been a mooted one, as there has always I con an element favoring the granting of this privilege to the grand commander, who would thus be aide to honor prominent men In the nay unversl ties and colleges confer decrees on dis tinguished persons. The encampment decided to put the as. scssment of sir knights back to 5 cents per capita a year. At the Pittsburg conclave the rate was reduced to H rents, as tho encampment had more money than It knew what to do with. Grand Recorder Mayo said to-night that there was still plenty of money on hand, and the adoption of the old rate had no particular significance. The following committee to m-UTt the time and place of the next conclave was appointed: Lafayette Lyttle. Ohio (chair man): Harrison Dlngman, District of Co lumbia; Joseph J. Hooper, Louisiana; Hen ry Gibbons, Nebraska; Graham Dukehart, Maryland. The committee will report to morrow afternoon or Friday, probably the latter day. Grandmaster Lloyd called tho meeting to order at !) a. m.. when various reports were submitted and referred to the various com mittees. This took all forenoon. The com mittees made only partial reports on the recorder's and treasurer's reports, but ac cepted the grand master's alter a few un important changes. The report of Grand Master Reuben II. Lloyd, submitted to the Grand Encamp ment, contained the following: "The order is In a most satisfactory and healthy con dition nnd steadily growing. The present term, which began July l. 1S00, commenced with 114.540 members and closed with 12.r.10s. The order Is in a much more healthy con dition than it was before th promulgation of the decision that voluntarily remaining a nonaffillate In lodge or chapter lor sU months would affect membership in a com mandery. for now every member of the or der is sustaining it, root and branch. Since our last session a formal treaty of twace has been entered into between the United States and Spain. By ninety clays of .actual warfare over ten millions of people, occupy ing more than 2fi(ooo square miles of jhe VT'ÖNTl NÜE I ÖNFÄG E-'TT'C LU M N 7. LOOKS DARK FOR JOYCE TESTIMOXV ARA1XST TIIK CHICAGO LIEl'TEXAXT OP DETECTIVES. Capt. Colleran Forced to Snerlflee Ills Subordinate nnd Chief of Po lice O'Neill Rnpped IIIiu. CHICAGO, Aug. 28. After both sides had concluded this evening In the civil-service investigation of tho city detective bureau expense account scandal, Capt. Luke I. Colleran, chief of detectives, at his own request, took the witness stand. The chief's testimony, while, as a whole, shielding the detective bureau, practically sacrificed Lieutenant Joyce, who is on trial. Colleran testified that if Joyce made out the expense account knowing Tracy was in Chicago and had never left for Cleveland, he was guilty of making an improper report, and if Joyce did not know the whereabouts of Tracy at the time in question he was guilty of neglect of duty. Commissioner Powell asked the question which placed Colleran in a position where he had to sacrifice his lieutenant or bear the brunt of the neglect. This ended Captain Colleran's testimony. Chief of Police O'Neill was the first wit ness at the afternoon session. His testi mony was mostly in rebuttal of that given yesterday by Lieutenant Joyce and tended to contradict most of Joyce's statements. In an effort of the prosecution to prove that Joyce had a guilty knowledge of the bogus expense account collected from the State by Detective Tracy it brought from the chief the statement that before Joycs went into the detective deparment he had heard nothing ill of him ami after he had entered it ho had heard nothing good of him. Argument in the case closed at 4 o'clock this afternoon and the commission ad journed until Friday morning to consider the evidence. It is j)Ossible a decision may be rendered on reconvening on Friday. It was decided that Detective Sergeants Tracy and Cramer, who were the men de tailed on the Larkins case and are alleged to have divided the much talked of expanse money, be tried together. FOUGHT OVER 25 CENTS. One Negro Dead In the Road nnd Two Store Fatally AVoonded. SELMA, Ala., Aug. 2S. One man lying dead in the road and two more fatally wounded close by his side was the result of a three-cornered duel that took place between three negroes near Furman to day. They got into a dispute over 23 cents. Each pulled his pistol and began shooting. About twelve shots were fired, and when the smoke cleared away one of the negroes lay dead in the road with six bullets in his body and the other two were near him mortally wounded. PAROLE CANCELED. Ex-Treasurer Hartley, of Nebraska, Returned to Stnte'a 1'rlton. LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 2S.-Thc final chap ter in the release of former State Treasurer Bartley came late this evening, when Gov ernor Savage, following the action of the Republican state convention, this afternoon canceled the parole of the ex-treasurer, surrendered him to the sheriff of the coun ty and ordered his return to prison. Sheriff Branson arrested Mr. Bartley at his home to-night and took him to the p nitentlary. RUNAWAY VICTIMS. Historian's Wife, Grandchildren nnd Others Dangerously Injured. FRANKFORT, Ky.. Aug. 2S.-In a run away accident on the Versailles pike, alout two miles from Frankfort, this morning, Mrs. Ed Porter Thompson, the wife of a well-known writer and historian, was in jured Internally. Her grandchild, Elliott Orr, a boy four years old, had his skull crushed and la not expected to live. Ed mund Orr, another grandchild, is Injured internally and probably will die. Miss Kate Thompson, -a daughter of Mrs. Thompson, had her leg broken and suffered internal and external injuries. Miss Una Sudduth was badly bruised. BANK BUILDING WRECKED. Barslara L'sed Too Much Explosive and Secured Only lHi. BAD AXE. Mich.. Aug. .-James H. Hall's bank at Klnde, this county, was burglarized last night and while the thieves secured only $lto, they destroyed the bank building and all Its contents. An explosive was placed beside the vault and the concussion, when It exploded, blew up the building as well as the vault. All the mortgages, notes and valuable papers in tha vault were destroyed- URNS HAS A PLAN (LASS WOHKKltV PRESIDENT TRV l.NG TO SETTLE M EEL STRIKE. Open Letter to Mesars. Schwab and Shnffer Proposing Submission of the Dlapute to Arbitration. ALL DEPENDS ON MR. SCHWAB IF III ACCEPTS THE PLAN THE STRIKE 3IAY BE TERMINATED. President of the Amalgamated Asso elntlon nnd Ills Advlaera llnve Al ready Appro rd the Scheme. POTTER, LOW AND IRELAND ARE SI ((ESTEI) AS THE THREE .MEN WILLING TO HE ARBITERS. Burns Seleets (he First Nnnied for Shaffer nnd Aska Schwab to Choose One of the Others. AN OFFICIAL DECLARATION STEEL CORPORATION WILL II AVE NO DEALINGS WITH Tili: I NION. Trouble Can Be Adjusted Only by the 31 en Resuming Work Nonunion ists Wanted at he Tin Mills. PITTSBURG. Aug. ÜS.-Another afbltra tlon scheme was launched this evening by Simon Burns, president of the Window Glass Workers Association, L. A. Mr. Burns proposes an arbitration rommitte selected from among such men as Arch bishop Ireland. Bishop Potter, Seth I)W and others of like prominence. Their deci sion is to be final and accepted by Ioth par tics. Mr. Burns says that if the corporation will agree to the plan the strike will be declared off at once. The steel people will not discuss tho matter. The Burns proposi tion is in the hhapo of an ommi letter to Charles M. Schwab, president of United States Steel Corporation, and to President Theodore Shaffer, of the Amal gamated Association. President Shaffer pays he is satisfied to submit to the arrange ment proposed by Mr. Hums, so it only remains for Mr. Schwab to concur. If ha does it may result in the immediate ter mination of the great strike. Mr. Burns! letter Is as follows: "The present diMk-ulty existing between the United States Steel Corporation and tha Amalgamated Association is one that cap ital, labor and the public are largely in terested in. and the main points In dispute are not understood by others than the two organizations that arc principals, and, per haps not all interested in those thoroughly understand where the blame should rest, when it will end, or how and what damage and trouble it may cause before being set Ited. Ono side blames the other, and, as a matter of fact, perhaps both sides may be to blame more or less. Capital and labor are so closely connected that they should carefully consider and recognize ench oth er's rights. Labor must be employed, cap ital invested, and each should be fair and friendly toward the other. MISTAKES MADE. "There is no good reason now for re ferring to the mistakes or errors made by cither side in the past. Nor should the mistakes of officers or individuals, their Intentions or what they say or do have any effect. The present question is what is right and best to do to secure the best results under the present conditions for both sides .and to avoid trouble in the future. Neither side nor their representa tives will admit they are wrong, that is why tho matter should be referred to others who will not hesitate to decide hovr and where one or both are wrong. "President , Shaffer, representing his or ganization, has agreed to arbitrate. Presi dent Schwab, representing his organization, has refused, contending there is nothing to arbitrate. If this position is correct then he cannot lose or the interests he represents be injured by allowing honest, truthful and fearless citizens to settle this controversy and all questions in connec tion with the same which neither side seems willing or ab!e to do. "The first question for an arbitration board to decide is whether there is any thing to arbitrate. They would first arcer taln why there has been no settlement made why the plants have been idle and whose fault it Is. What is required now is a suggestion or proposition to both sides that will be fair and that neither can af ford to reject. The first and most im portant matter is to get both sides to sign an agreement to arbitrate, then the re sumption of the plants and the selection of the arbitrators. A BASIS FOR ARBITRATION. "With this in mind I submit the follow ing as a basis for arbitration: "First That President Shaffer and Presi dent Schwab, representing both sides, shall slijn an agreement to arbitrate and that th decision of a majority of a board of arbitration shall be final and binding to all parties connected with both organizations. "Second That immediately on both aides agreeing to arbitrate President Shaffer and ;.nd the olliel.ils of his organization shall promptly call ofT the strike and order all nun to re turn to work: tint they must all accept the decision rendered. "Third That all workers who ceased work on order of President Shaffer or the officials of the organization shall be al lowed to return to work in their resject.ive places and without prejudice or discrimina tion. "Fourth That the arbitration board shall consist of three memters, each party to rep ct one, the third to be selected by the lu-n 11 init Tlfth That each side shall publicly ten- I I 111 I I' 111 1 I F III. II fe. I 1 " I 1 HUM in iwciiiyiüur noun aiier sip- apreement; mat tne noard sn within five days thereaftei decision In writing niKned members within at ea "sixth TlMt h1 n under oth and the authority to summ ed with either sl to cxaml'crv in conne'