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SUNDAY 20 PAGES EDITION SUNDAY 20 PAGES EDITION State EDITION FOR SUNDAY. MONEY ALL SPENT Secretary Taft Tells St. Louis Commercial Club That Panama Canal Appropria tion Is Exhausted. Monthly Expense Sow Running About $600,000. BILLS ARE UNPAID. Situation Is Bordering Upon the Disastrous. Congress Will Be Called on for Emergency Action. "Canal Will Be by lT. 8. According to Law." and St. Louis. Nov. 18. Secretary Taft reached this city at 5:54 p. m.. over the Baltimore & Ohio railway and was met at the station by a committee of the St. Louis commercial club, whose guest of honor he was tonight at a banquet in the elegant quarters of the St. Louis club. One hundred and fourteen prominent business and professional men sat at the table, Secretary Taft occupying the place of honor at the head of the table. At his right sat Charles Nagle, presi dent of the commercial club, who acted as toastmaster. To his left was Judge li. Adams, At 9:30 o'clock Mr. Nagle introduced the guest to the assembly, who gave him an enthusiastic greeting. Mr. Taft's speech of an hour and a half duration was listened to with marked attention. Secretary Taft had as his subject, "The Panama Canal." He said among other things: that "the canal is to be built by the United States government and built according to law." The Best Route. Other things being equal of course the best route is the shortest and that is neither Nicaragua nor Panama. The shortest route, not more than 30 miles, is across the isthmus of Darien by way of San Bias river, 30 miles from tide water to tide water. The difficulty with this route is that It requires the tunneling of a mountain 1,500 feet high in such a way as to permit the passage of modern steamship. The length of the ti nnel 1 more than five miles and at least 150 feet In height above the watef. Modern engineering has as yet ac complished no feat equal to the arch ing of such a tunnel and the best evi dence seems to show that the Interior of the mountain is not granite or some hard rock that would hold itself in place after tunnelling, but is prob ably a shaly or volcanic substance re quiring the roof of the tunnel to be supported. The Nicaragua route, which had and still has sincere and strenuous advocates, is much longer, being about 137 miles in length and involves the extensive dredging and use of a lake some 110 feet above sea level. The Panama route was but 46 miles in length from shore line to shore line, had been partly constructed and was paralleled by an existing railroad, an agency indispensable to construct ing any canal. The routes were all thoroughly discussed by the Walker commission and it finally recommend ed the Panama route. Congress by a majority vote deliberately reached the same conclusion. Fund Is Exhausted. "And now I shall speak of some thing that is a most important matter at this juncture," said the speaker. "Fifty millions of dollars were taken out of the treasury of the United States, $40,000,000 for the French ranama Canal company and $10,000,- 000 for the republic of Panama to anal as it is and the right he Panama railway. Ten i voted to begin the pre k on the canal. That i about exhausted. give up of way millions liminar' $10,000, The pay roll at present amounts to something like $600,000 a month and there is not enough money on hand after the payment of the bill to meet the December pay roll. There are bills unpaid for material and supplies that should be paid at once. The de lay is quite oppressive and unjust to the creditors of the government. It will be necessary therefore for con gress to make an emergency appro priation to carry on the work without calamitous interruption. Nothing could be more disastrous than to have the pay rolls go unpaid for even a few weeks. This was the trouble with the new French Panama Canal company and with the old French Panama Canal company. Certainly there is nothing in the credit of the United States justifying suspension of pay ments. Route Is Fixed. "Few engineers who have visited the canal have doubted the possibility of its construction, either as a lock or as a sea level canal. The theory advanced by opponents of the Panama and by opponents of any canal that the route of the canal has not been finally de cided upon is utterly unfounded. Con gress voted in favor of it. the presi dent has made the selection in ac cordance with the power conferred by the act and under its terms he would be entirely justified in constructing the canal at Panama without again con sulting congress, except for the pur pose of obtaining the annual appro priations out of the funds to be real ized from the sale of the bonds al re.7' autno,'zed by legislative act. one of the great obstacles to suc cess m building the canal is the op position of powerful persons and in terests to its construction. Some of this opposition comes from those who are sincerely convinced that the Panama route is not a nractirawo route and that there are other and easier routes to be preferred. It is not to be expected that owners and man agers of great transcontinental lines should become enthusiastic over an enterprise which, if carried to com pletion, must certainly affect the rates of freight between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. As previously stated, the canal is to be built and built ac cording to the law authorizing it." SUNDAY MORNING. - : - .. ,z Wiliiam H. Taft, Secretary of War. Who Spoke Last Night of the Serious aiaie oi inaii-s over SQUEEZE FAILED. Stringency in Wall Street ReUeved by Interior Shipments. New York, Nov. 18. In the money markets this week attention has been divided between the renewed Russian disorders, the sharp fluctuations in money rates and the still more re markable up and down movements in the foreign exchange. These have been the three interesting aspects of the week's situation and they have moreover influenced the stock market to the exclusion of everything else. The main concern we have in possible financial disturbances abroad is due to the recent unfavorable turn in the ex change situation which makes it cer tain that if Europe were threatened with a financial crisis our market would be forced to yield up some round amounts of gold. The attempt to squeeze borrowers of demand money failed because of the rush of credit offers that were at tracted by the high premiums exacted by New York lenders. Two important facts were thereby established. One that the money st Ln?u3rj?s fljfrely a loca.1 condition, the other ttitZt there was no state of affairs existing in Wall street to make outside capital afraid ot Wall street collateral. What this means by way of assurance to the stock market for the next six weeks ought not to be undervalued. The truly wonderful buoyancy that the share list has shown again this week under very trying circumstances clear ly points to this being no ordinary market. So much even hostile critics are forced to admit. At the root of all diagnoses of the situation is the question whether or not it is speculation that has carried prices of certain stocks up in defiance of all customary rules of precedure and whether or not it is speculation that has precipitated the autumn money difficulties. These articles have maintained all along that what we have been witnessing is not in the ordinary sense a speculative move ment. A few stocks having a par ticularly strong claim to higher valua tion and held at most exclusively by powerful capitalists have risen vio lently. This is the record of the last few months in the stock market. AT BAY AT LAST. Greene and Gaynor Are Arraigned for Various Crimes. Savannah, Ga., Nov. 18. Greene and Gaynor were indicted tonight by the United States grand Jury on two addi tional charges of embezzlement and re ceiving money of the United States that was known to have been embezzled by Captain Oberlln M. Carter. Besides Benjamin D. Greene and John F. Gay nor, Ed H. Gaynor, William L. Gay nor and Michael A. Connolly were also indicted under the two additional charges. They now stand charged as follows: First Conspiracy to defraud the Uni ted States government. Second Presenting false accounts. Third Embezzlement. Fourth Receiving money that be longed to the government, knowing it to have been embezzled. During the afternoon Greene and Gaynor were brought from the jail with guard. With them were W. W. Mel- drum and A. A. Lawrence, counsel for defense. After the jury had been charged by Judge Emory Speer, Colonel Meldrum said he did not wish it understood that the defense waived the right to object to poll and array. Erwin replied tne time had passed wherein defense might obiect and Judge Speer said it was a matter that could be later determined. No Savannah man was on the grand iurV. New indictments were not returned against Carter. Those against him on the first two charges still stand. TOMMY MURPHY WINS. His Gamcness Won Over O'Brien Last Night. Philadelphia. Nov. 18. In a whirl wind bout, voted by the sporting fra ternity as the greatest ever witnessed In this citv between little men, Tommy Murphy, the New York featherweight, just managed to outpoint O'Brien of Boston tonight at the National Ath letic club. O'Brien came within an ace of putting Murphy out in the opening round, and although the New Yorker dropped O'Brien for the count of seven, four different times through the sixth round, he was un able to turn the trick. O'Brien's dis play of gameness stamped him a great fighter. tne jranama C anal. i ON THEIR TRAILS. Cattlemen Who Fenced Govern ment Land in Danger. Grand Jury Has Been Called to Attend to Them. FIFTEEN CASES READY. There Are More in Process of Preparation. What A. B. Green Is Doing in Kansas. The special United States grand jury ordered by attorney general of the United States, to sit in Topeka on No vember 27, will consider land frauds committed In Kansas. The empanel ing is for this special purpose. There are fully 15 cases ready now in the United States district attorney's office. Some of them present flagrant offences, principal among which are land fencing and false entries. These have been hanging fire for some time. That cattlemen in western Kan sas were unlawfully fencing up land for grazing purposes has long been a com monly acknowledged fact. Some ef forts have been made to stop them, but with uniform lack of success. The time has come, however, that the government is tired of being played with. The attorney general himself took the matter In hand. He sent a noted land agent into this territory, A. R. Green. This man had just come fresh from his exploitations of fraud in northwestern lands, where he had made a great name for himself. He unearth ed monumental schemes by which the government was being cheated. His ef forts went so far as to send a United States senator to the penitentiary, alongside of some other guilty persons. He was the special envoy of the de partment of the interior to the north west the personal representative of Secretary Hitchcock and President Roosevelt. Incidentally he was also a Kansas man. This same A. R. Green was sent to Kansas about a month ago to take up the task of finding out to what extent Kansas government land was being illegally used. He has been hard at work, but very quietly. He has given out nothing to the newspapers but a vague, "Wait until after awhile and I may give you something." After a conference with United States Attorney Dean he left Topeka, presum ably to investigate conditions for him self. He was gone until the beginning of this week, when he returned, but as usual had nothing to say concerning his findings. He locked himself up into a room on the third floor of the federal building and kept at his work. It is supposed that with Mr. Dean United States attorney, he made a re port to the attorney general atWash ington, who, realizing the gravity of the situation, at once ordered a grand jury to be summoned here yet this month. It will be held in conjunction with a special session of the district court which begins on November 27. Judge Pollock is at Lafferty, Belmont county, O., on a visit. He is expected back in Topeka by the end of this week, but will probably make the formal order for the jury before that time. The or der for the venire had not been made yesterday to the United States district court. JUDGMENT F0R$30,000 4 Rendered Against the Missouri Pacific for Personal Injury. Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 18 largest verdict ever rendered -The in a damage case in a local court was given today to the wife of Major J. M. T. Partello, U. S. A., who was given judg ment against the Missouri Pacifrc rail way for $30,000 for injuries received in a wreck. Major and Mrs. Partello and their two children were en route from Fort Reno, Okla., to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., October 9, 1904, when their train was ditched in the Missouri Pa cific yards here. All the members of the family were Injured, Mrs. Partello receiving internal injuries tnat kept her in the hospital for a long time. She sued alleging permanent injuries. The case will be appealed. The other members of the family have suits pending. TOPEKA, KANSAS. NOVEMBER 19, 190- ARMY ISJVOBBLY. Serious Mutinies Among Czar's Soldiers Imminent. Latest Manitesto Has Had No Good Effect. DISTRUST OF WITTE. Pervades the Banks of the Rus sian Proletariat. The Flight of Foreigners and Others Continues. St. Petersburg, Nov. IS. The mani festo issued yesterday has aggravated the situation by disappointing the hopes of millions of peasants. Reports that Grand Duke Nicholas has been appointed dictator have increased the financial and industrial panic. T.he banks are besieged by people who are transferring their valuables abroad. The flight of foreigners and others continues. That the czar's main support, the peasantry, is more seriously aisaitect- ! ed than ever is indicated by the i agrarian riots, which are widespread UnH rtani-. rniis Thp belief is enter- tained by well informed persons that serious mutinies of the soldiers are imminent. The latest manifesto has no beneficial effect, because the freed serfs assert that the land that they received in 1861, was coming to them for the wages they should have been paid during previous yeafs of toil. Therefore the peasants demanded at this time the reimbursement of the yearly payments made on that land or an equivalent in other land. Now the manifesto tells them that if they will be good the czar will sell them land at his own price. The peasant alli ance wished to leave the matter to the douma for settlement. It accuses the grand dukes and other great land lords of framing the manifesto in their own interests. The leaders are threat ening to bring on a strike of peasants that will devastate the empire. Even opponents of autonomy for Po land assert the situation there does not justify a state of siege and that Count Witte's action in this respect proves that he hopes gradually to recall all the paper liberties lately granted. Though at last night's meeting, the Russian, Polish and Jewish labor dele gates who are conducting the present strike voted in favor of prolonging and extending it, Witte asserts that the backbone of the movement is broken. The premier is receiving many threat ening letters daily. The czar is testing automobiles. , Strike Is in Good Shape. Moscow, Nov. is. No evidence is placed here upon the official confidence of the St. Petersburg government that the back of the strike has been broken. The workers' organization were never in better snape tnan tney are now. iney have divided St. Petersburg and Mos cow into regular administrative dis tricts and retain absolute control over more than one million people. General Trepoff s restraint in St. Pe tersburg and Moscow a fortnight ago, when the rest of the empire was seeth ing, was due to recognition of his help lessness in favor of the organization controlled by workers and liberals who continue to possess the force and de termination necessary to carry on their campaign until victory has been defin itely achieved. ECKERSALL'S TRIUMPH. Made World's Record With Five Drop Kicks Against tlllinois- Chicago, Nov. 18 Chicago overwhelm ed Illinois in the most one-sided game of the local season this afternoon, the score at the end of the seventy minutes' play being 44 to 0. Illinois had no strength whatever on the defense and made few gains when given the ball. Eckersall, for Chicago, achieved the most brilliant success of his career in kicking field goals. Five times he drop ped back to try for points tlyough this method and five times he was successful At another time Eckersall added five more points to the Chicago total by skimming . the Illinois lett end lor a touchdown. Chicago used only simple plays, out playing Illinois at every point of the game. stabbeOisrancee. And Then Shot Himself to Death With a Revolver. Phicasro. Nov. 18. Edward Road- unt 30 years of age, stabbed to death upt, csu jedis ui as . t-.,.i,0ii ii his sweetheart, Lizzie asholl, " years of age, tonight while sne was on her way home from work in Bow mnnville. 111., and then shot himself through the head, dying instantly They were engaged to De married, but she changed her mind? and told him she would not keep her engage ment. This angered Roadupt and he threatened her life. Miss Kasholl then swore out a warrant against him on the charge of making threats. He disappeared for a time but to night suddenly appeared as she was alighting from a car and stabbed her to death. He then drew- a revolver and shot himself in the mouth, the bullet passing through his brain and killing him instantly. DINEWURNED. Frisco Train Wrecked at Deckerville, Arkansas. Deckerville, Ark., Nov.. 18. The Frisco Southeastern limited, which runs between Birmingham, Ala., and Kansas City, was derailed near here. Ten or more persons were injured. The cause of the wreck was a broken rail. One coach, a sleeper and dining car were turned over and one chair car was derailed. The diner took fire and was Quickly enveloped in flames. Several employes had narrow escapes front burning to death. Citizens of Deckerville saved the rest of the train from destruction by fire. Uncle Sam: "I guess by this that some college, university or sich Is go ing to get a million or so for a Thanks giving or Christmas present." RISE hNSILVER. White Metal Is Again Disturb ing the World's Currencies. Government Thought It Had It All Settled. ON RATIO OF 32 TO 1. All Calculations of Financiers Have Been Upset. Philippine Commission Forbids Exportation of the Coin. Washington, Nov. 18. The rise of sil ver bullion which has been going on steadily for a year, has now reached a level that affects the currencies of the world, based on a ratio of 32 to 1, like the new peso in the Philippines cur rency. The Pnilippine commissioners in consternation over the prospect that the currency of the pesos over there will be turned into pots and melted into bul lion has issued an order against the ex portation of the coin. This palliative can prove only tem porary. The Philippine coin, worth just 50 cents in our money has a bullion value of a trifle under 61 cents. Such coins, history proves, can not be kejt out of the melting pot. The whole plan of the International exchange commis sion which sought to make this ratio prevalent in the orient, thus goes to pieces. The question now is whether the present rise is ,to be permanent. Secretary Shaw had a brief conference with the president today, but at its con clusion did not indicate its nature. When asked whether it was his intention to put into operation any plan for th re lief of the money market he replied he could not say what he might do later but had no present intention of making additional deposits with national banks. SENATOR L0NGBUSY. Witnessed a Review of Troops and Addressed the Veterans. Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. IS. Sen ator Chester I. Long and a party of friends visited Fort Leavenworth this morning. Thev were received by Colonel Charles B. Hall, post commander. They were conducted to the cavalry parade grounds for a review of troops In the sen ator's honor. Senator Warner sent a note expressing his regret because he could "not be present. A full brigade review of all five branches of the ser vice, engineers, signal corps, cavalry, in fantrv and artillery, was held, with near ly 3,000 troops in line: Rain fell part of the time, but all of the commands passed the reviewing point, uipiain r uui mei , French military attache In Washington, made an inspection of the troops. He rode the lines with Colonel Hall. The review as one of the largest ever held '"lt'n nVlnek a recention was tendered Senator Long at the Officers' club. This was followed by a luncneon senator Lond addressed the veterans In the Sol- Sm. this .flernoon. He left here diers home this afternoon. He left here at 4 o'clock for Kansas City where he expects to meet some' Kansas politicians who want to have a final word with him hofmo he. denarts for Washington to night. USED UP TEDDY Jfl. President's Son Carried From Field Early in the Game. the Cambridge, Nov. 18. Yale grit was again demonstrated when the Tale fresh men vanished Harvard freshmen in their annual football struggle on Soldier's field this afternoon to the tune of 10 to 1. It was one of the hardest fought gridiron battles ever played between freshmen of these two colleges. Naturally the center of all eyes was on young Teddy Roosevelt. He played left end for Harvard and it was his first big game. aie maae a. vuvvv'g of him but he would not admit that he had enough. The man against him, Burch was an inch taller and 23 pounds heavier Against this handicap Roose velt had no show, which did not make him try any the less. But before the end of the first half Roosevelt was in a very bad wav and was carried from the field struggling forcibly. Those who especially watched the presi dent's son from the sideline saw a boy of 145 pounds with a large mouth, peer ing eves and mussy light hair tearing into the opposing line in every scrimmage being tackled, and thrown and twisted and occasionally getting in his own work a tackling and throwing and twisting. His work "was spectacular and he proved the old adage, "'a chip of the old block,' to be true. SUNDAY MORNING. HE BREAKS DOWN. Dougherty Confesses to Robbing the Peoria School Fund. . Peoria, 111., Nov. 19. For the first time since the day of his arrest New ton C. Dougherty today practically ad mitted his guilt, at the same time giv ing an explanation of the causes that led to his robbing the Peoria school fund of a sum now estimated to be more than $1,000,000. The fact that he was interested in too many business enterprises, that he mixed his personal affairs with those of the school board and that he was allowed too much liberty in the hand ling of the funds are given as the prime causes for his downfall. The interview in which he told of his defalcations was given by Dougherty in his cell at the county jail today. As he discussed the case the noted educator broke down and wept bitterly. Crushed in spirit, he still maintained that he had lived a moral and upright life. He repeatedly declared that he had no love for money and that he was conscious of no wrong-doing. "I was in too mam- enterprises, said Dougherty. "I had made mney too rapidly. I was accustomed to handle the school funds without any oversight or supervision. I never cared for money or what it purchased I never desired wealth except to help others. 1 have lived a moral and up right life in this community and else where. "Heaven knows I have erred and for those errors I am suffering today what no mortal man ever before suf fered. I have erred on the side of generosity and public spirit and with a desire to help my fellow men. I have always subscribed liberally to every public enterprise. I have aided m upbuilding the city and in promot ing enterprises that would give em ployment to labor. "Although face to face with dis grace, I am morally conscious .that T have done no wrong. If I could have maintained my position as president of the Peoria National bank I would have gone to Chicago and obtained sufficient funds. "I deny there has been any fraud in the school funds. The loss is in the Peoria National bank. The money was taken out of the bank, not from the school fund. Whatever loss there may ife should fall upon the stockholders and depositors." chaffeet6"retire. Will Go In Time to Let Both Bates and Corbin In. Washington, Nov. 18. Lieutenant General Chaffee, chief of staff, con ferred with the president today rela tively to his retirement, about Feb ruary 1. He desires to take his fam ily to California. This will enable the fulfillment of the programme to per mit Generals Corbin and Bates to be heads of the army before their retire ment for age. GOLD IN VERMONT. Discovery of a Rich Vein In Green Mountains Is Reported. if! nuiiana, v i., luv. ia, YTimi i ue "leved to be a vein of rich gold ore has been discovered in the Green mountains near this place by Aldos Vondette of West Rutland, an old and experienced quarryman and prospector, who today brought in several pieces of quartz con taining heavy deposits of virgin ore. Vondette, who has been in the moun tains for some time, guards his secret carefully, but he showed the specimens to several business men here today and declared he has uncovered a vein of gold containing untold wealth. The news circulated rapidly and has caused considerable excitement in this city. It is probable that sevtal parties wlil be organized to make eu search of the mountains. Those who examined the specimens, pronounce them genuine and of very great wealth. Gold in small quantities has been dis covered in the Green mountains at sev eral points during the past few "years, but no one as yet has cared to try the experiment of installing machinery and sinking a shaft. "Farmer" Burns Wins. Des Moines, la., Nov. 18. "Farmer" Burns defeated M. J. Dwyer at Corn ish wrestling here last night and won a mixed match in straight falls. The first bout was catch-as-catch-can and Burns won in 29 minutes. The sec ond was Cornish, and Burns won li 10 minutes. Weather Indication Chicago, Nov. 18. Forecast for Jinsas: Fair Sunday and Monday. ' PRICE FIVE CENTS. STRUGGLE IS ON. The Senate Committee on Inter state Commerce Will Meet Monday to Take Cp a Pail road Measure. President Has Been Overrun With Interested Yisitors. HE IS STANDING PAT. A Number of Committeemen Ready to Back Him. Tillman for First Time Is in Accord With Roosevelt. Opposition Ready to Made Any Sacrifice to Save Rates. Washington, Nov. 18. In the room of the senate .committee on interstate commerce next Monday morning the struggle with the problem of legisla tion affecting the railroads will begin. The question has occupied public at tention to the partial exclusion of oth er matters of importance for a year, but the committee meeting of day after tomorrow will mark the real be ginning of the contest which congress will end before the close of the com ing session. The committee ot which Stephen B. Elkins of West Virginia is chairman has been directed explicitly to make a report on the matter of railway legis lation "by bill or otherwise," not later than December 14. Nearly every member of the committee is in Wash ington and the few absentees are ex pected to reach the city by tomorrow night. Chairman Elkins has intimated that no bill can be prepared within the time set by the senate for making the report. Senator Dolliver of Iowa, on the other hand, believes there is no reason why a bill can not be present ed to the senate within a week after the convening of congress. Members are divided on the ques tion of the extent to which legislation to be recommended should go in the matter of giving authority to the in terstate commerce commission to fix rates. This is the mere statement of a fact already well known, but there are indications today that Chairman Elkins may be able to obtain a ma jority report by yielding much from his own views and by gaining as much from the members of the committee who have been antagonistic or partly antagonistic to the chairman. The last week in Washington has been one of final missionary work by men representing the railroad interests and by men who desire to see legisla tion enacted that will go to the full limit of that outlined in the Esch Townsend bill of last winter. The White House has had its scores of vis itors daily from all sorts and condition of official and business life and each individual has had his word with the president upon the railroad matter. The president himself has made up his mind on the subject and that part of his message touching railroad legislation is prepared. The statements of men who have seen the chief executive and have learned his views make it practically certain that he is "standing pat." In the senate committee the men who believe that the granting of the right to the interstate commerce com mission to fix rates would be danger ous, are preparing to yield on every other point for which they have held out in order to secure a majority report on a measure that shall not include the rate fixing authority. The majority of the Republicans on the senate committee which will meet Monday are opposed to the president's railroad legislation plan but there are Democrats to be considered. Senator Tillman, for the first time in his life, finds himself in thorough accord on a legislative proposition with Theodore Roosevelt. Senator McLaurin, of Mississippi, another Democratic member of the commit tee, is held to be favorable to a meas ure that will meet the views of Sen ator Elkins. Senators Carmack, Fos ter and Newlands, Democrats all three, are held to be In the class with Tillman. Mr. Newlands was the father of the bill introduced some time ago that if it had been enacted would have placed control of the rail roads virtually in the hands of the government. Senators Dolliver of Iowa and Clapp of Minnesota are the only Republican members who are known to be im movably in favor of going as far as the president desires, but It may be that they will be Joined by Senators Cullom and Millard, and these four, with the aid of the Democrats, can control the committee. There Is a strong feeling, however, that Cullom and Millard may be willing to vote with Chairman Elkins provided he prepares a bill that grants everything Mr. Roosevelt asks excepting that the rate making power be vested abso lutely in the interstate commerce commission. bigTke1nds. Russian Workmen Vote to Call It Off Tomorrow. St. Petersburg, Nov. 19. 7:45 a. m. The big strike of the workingmen's organization will be called off tomor row at noon, such action having been decided at a meeting of the leaders of the union of unions, which has Just ended. The men claim they have achieved their purpose in that they have received assurances that all of the sailors and soldiers condemned to death at Cronstadt will have their sentences commuted. Held Up a Train. Warsaw, Poland, Nov. 19. One thousand workmen from the Stara cheowice Iron works held up a freight train on the Irscila railway line and compelled the engineer to take the train back to Skarzyska. The work men then blew up a bridge on the line with dynamite, cut the telegraph wires and tore up the rails for a con siderable distance.