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no conces-ions, although ir is paflMa thal ?
certaln compensation in kind might be arranged
For Instance. it is _uggested that for the relln
Quishmert cf the island of Saghalien, now po
"<r.:ia',.y l:i Japan's hands. and the possesslon
of whlch would trivo her command of the whole
Fiberlan littoral, Rassia cou'.d wlth propriety
pay a large .um.
Gloomy forebodings. however. may be prema
t_r e at this juiK-ture. as everything indicates the
plenipotentiaries on both sides are slncerely de
sirous of concludlng a treaty of peace.
The f.rst meetinp of '.he plenipotentiaries to
(_a> was of an entirely informal character; 30
Informal. in fact, that Baron Komura ma* BOt
brlng hia letter of rredence to the Portsmouth
Xavy Yard. whereas M. Wltto was armed with
the orlpiiiai document in Russian, aut tlng forth
the powera oonferre.1 on him. and also wtth a
translatlon of the document. The latter he read.
Baron Komura was embarrassed and offered to
stnd back to the hotel for hls commission, but
M. Witte expressed hls falth that the credentials
were full and ample and it was arranged tir *
offlclal exchange of credentials should be made
to-morrow.
C__-__D___-.llg_U- HO OBSTACLE.
later _n the afternoon. however. copies of the
rTedentials were Informally exchanged. In order
?hat they mlght be examine . hefore the meeting
to-morrow. It is known thnt the credentials
differ allghtly. In exae'ly v.hat respect could
r.ot be ascertalned to-nlght. but lt ls aaaartai
that the dlfferenee Is not essentlal and consti
tutes no obstaele to the offlclal opening of the
negotiattona. Indeed. the President was offlcially
Infonned to-cight that the credentials were full,
ample and satlsfaetory to both sides.
To avoid delay and glee the plenipotentiaries
euid the deiegates tlme for consultatlon between
sessions it has been arranged that luneheon wlll
be served st the navy yard. and the envoys on
leaving their quarters in the morning wlll not
retuxn untll the afternoon session adjourns.
Three secretarles for each side wlll be ln at?
tendanee to draw up the protocols of the meet
**m, whlch will be -written in both Engllsh and
French.
The offlclal verslons of to-day's meetlng glven
OOt by each side descrlbed lt as "satisfactory,"
and other accounts indicate that while every?
thing passed off amlcably. considerable reserve
waj_ cispiayed on both sides. Baron Komura,
whom M. Wltte had -met ln St. Petersburg when
the former served as Japanese Minister there,
w__s pleasantly greeted by the chlef Russian
er.voy in French. but the baron was obllged to
6hake hls head and turn to hls secretary. Mr.
Honda, who explalned that Baron Komura had
forgocten tha llttle Fre-iah he knew while ln
St. Petersburg.
Whlle the Russian plenipotentiaries expect
the Japanese to pre*er.t their terms immediately
after the offlclal exchange of credentials to
rnorrm., t.hey admit they are in the dark. Baron
Komura and his colleagues decline to glve any
Intimation of their course of procedure. Pursu
ing the T-Lctics whlch they have constantly fol?
lowed in aU thelr diplomatic ar.d military
operations, they are carefully guarding all theii*
plans regardlng the present meeting.
There uras some disposltlon to-day to attribute
Baron Komura s forgetfulnoss ln not brlnglng
hls credentials to the meeting to a desire to
spar for time, and for that reason some doubt
was expressed whether the Japanese would show
their hand to-morrow, '.-ut the Russian envoys
do not question Baron Komura's good faith. and
frankly say it was due to a misunderstandlng.
This evenlng the amenities were observed by
a general exchange of cards, M. Witte. Baron
Roeen and their suite sending theirs through
the hotel offlce, while the cards of the Jap.nese
were left at the doors of the membera of the
Russian mission by a little Japanese messenger
boy.
Commander Winslow and Captain Glnbons
elso made their offlcial 4-alls on the two mlssions
late this afternoon. The Japanese and the Rus?
sian newspaper correspondems have broken the
Ke and have begun to fraternize. It is perhaps
signiflcant that the correspondents on both sides
are sending to their respective homes dlspatches
c>f anything but an opTiinisrle characrer.
In the opinion of the Russians the Emperor's
manifesto promulgating the National Assembly
project will materi. lly strengthen the position
of the Russian envoys by rettevtng the internal
situation.
Because the Russians like to smoke whiie at
the table, the entire Russian mission to-night
dined in their apartments, a practice which they
have decided to continue hereafter.
DISCUSSIXG PEACE TERMS.
A Japanese Tells What Promlnent
Americans Consider Reasonabie.
, Frcm m Special 4~orre_pond?>nt of The Tribune.)
Portsmouth, N. H.. Auy. 9.? Apropos of
Japan's terms, J. K. Matsuma, a member of the
Japaneae Parliament, said to The Tribune cor?
respondent thls evening:
Here is something that sheds light on the
question of what are reasonabie terms. 1 came
to .his couniry a couple of months ago. In that
Bma I have met a number of Senatr.rs and Rep?
resentatives in Congress, bankers and other per
sor.s of promlnenoe and standing in San Fran?
clsco. Chicago, New-York and elsewhere. 1 have
made it a point to ask of each one what he
thought would be reasonabie terms for Japan to
demand. and I ha.e made a memorandum of the
result of each convrrsation. On comparing my
notea I found that these eminent Americans dif?
fer- ,i on minor polnta, bat that there was abso
lutc unanimiiy 011 aeven propositions. These are
the seven demanda whlch were put forward as
i.a'nle ly every one of these Americans:
Flre.? Vti indemnity. Tho figure generally
euggeafted was tl_0O8,006.a0?,
Second?The oeaaaVsn of Saghalien.
Third?The cession of the Liao-Tung Penin
su'.a
Fourth?Delivery to Japan of the railway in
Manchuria.
Fifth?Th-> transformation of Vladlvostok into
a free port.
Sixih -A Japanese protectorate over Corea.
Seventh ?The apaa door ln Manchuria.
These are the demands which appear reason?
abie to an influential and intelligem class of
Americans. as I have deznonstrated beyond
doubt.
people ln Japan have no idea whatever of
humiiiatlng Russia, and will ask nothlng but
what ls reasonabie.
FIRST SESSION BRIEF
But Satisfactory So Far as It Went,
an Envoy Says.
Portsmouth N. H . Aug. 9?The day of the
first meetlng at the Russian and Swemneee p^ace
plenipotentiariefc at the navy yard here began
dellghtfully so far as weather conditions were
conoemed. The sun rose in a dear sky, and,
although the?*e v._b a prospeet of the usual heat
of Aucust, there also was promlse of rellef ln
the cool ocAnn breeze cominr.
The mcaabera of both ihe Russian and Jap?
anese mls.ions were early about the hotel, and.
\
Can y*ou. \A_re
A GOOD Set
of
aBxRAIJVS?
Grape-J*Iut*r
Contain the food
element? that tond directly
to rehuild the brain.
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with the ex-eption of M. Witte and Baron
Rosen, break fasted ln the main dining room.
As m veral of the Russians were comlng out of
the dinlng room they met iwo of the Japanese
entering. They exchanged profound bows. but
dld not shake hands. There were mnny people
| on the veranda of the hotel to witness
the departure of the envoys for the navy yard,
a number having taken places before the break?
fast hour.
Baron Komura and Mr. Takahira and Secre?
tary Adachi left the Hotel VVcnt worth by auto?
mobile for the navy yard at 9:5*5 o*clock. They
were greeted on the veranda by Asslstant Secre?
tary Peirce and Governor MeLane. M. Witte and
Baron Rosen rteparted shortly afterward in an?
other automobile, using a secondary entrance,
which leads to their apartments.
It took about haif an hour to cover the six
miles from the hotel to the navy yard, and lt was
10:30 o'elock when the envoys arrived at the
naval stores building, Where their meeting was
to tafce place. At the navy yard the care/ul ar?
rangements made by Rear Admlral Mead, the
commandant. for excluding all persons not con?
nected with the peace proceedlngs operated per?
fectly. every outslder being stopped at the en?
trance of the yard.
Shortly after the plenipotentiaries entered the
conference room ii was learned that M. Witte
and Baron Komura exchange compliments, the
latter. however. using Mr. Honda as interpro
ter. as neither Baron Komura nor Mr. Takahira
is very familiar with French, while M. Witte,
although understanding English, cannot speak
lt. Immediately after this formality the en?
voys proceeded to businesja.
Shortly after noon the envoys came out of the
building, indicating that to-day's meeting had
ended. Baron Komura and Mr. Takahira ap?
peared first, and passed dlrectly down the gravel
path to the navy yard landlng, where a launch
was in waiting to take them to Neweastle. The
Russian commissioners followed the Japanese a
moment later, taklng a seeond launch for the
trip to the hotel. On their arrivai they entered
by a prlvat* doorway.
One of the plenipotentiaries soon after they
returned to Neweastle said:
"You car. say that this mornlng's meeting was
entirely satisfaetory. so far as it went. Our next
meeting wlll be held to-morrow mornlng. Pro?
vlded all goes well, we will get down to busi?
ness then. Terms were not discussed at to
day's meeting."
?
STATEMENTS OF ENVOYS.
Official Version of What Took Place
at First Meeting.
(By The ABfociated Presa.)
Portsmouth. N. H., Aug. 0.?The Russian
plenipotentiaries, through Mr. Nabokoff, who
acted as secretary, issued the following offlclal
atatement:
The first meeting took place this morning. M.
Witte. Baron Rosen. Baron Komura, Mr. Taka?
hira and a secretary on each slde participated.
The programme of the following meetings has
been fixed so far as the form is concerned: The
meetings wili be twice a day?in the morning
and in the afternoon after 3 o'elock. The in?
formation will be given to the press after belng
agreed upon by both sides. The records of the
proceedings and all of the doeuments will be
compiled both in English and in French. The
French text will be accepted in evidence in case
of dispute. The delegates attached to the pleni?
potentiaries who dld not assist at this morn?
lng's meeting and will not assist to-morrow, wiU
in the future be asked to take part in the con?
ference only when the two parties shall judge it
necessary to have their opinion on some sub
Jects before the meeting.
On behalf of Baron Komura and Mr. Takahira,
Mr. Sato made the following statement:
To-day's meeting was informal. for the purpose
of settling the method of procedure. and ln that
meeting it was decided that formal meetings
will begin to-morrow morning at 9:30. Meet?
ings wlll be held twice a day. one from 9:30 to
12-80; and the other from 3 to 5:30 or *, o'elock
in the afternoon, subject to modiflcations as
may he agreed upon later. No serious business
was transacted at this morr.ing's sesslon.
HOSPITALITY APPRECIATED.
Envoys Thank Commanders of the Mayflower
and the Dolphin.
.By the Assoclato,! Pres.. 1
Portsmouth. X. H., Aug. 9.?Before startlng
for ihe conference this morning one of the mem?
bers of the Russian mission said:
I wish you would reiterate on behalf of our
selves how gratefui we are for the courtesies
extended to us aboard the Mayflower by Captain
Wlnslow and his offleers. Our every want was
supplied. In fact anticipated, and the trip on
the Mayflower was enjoyed even by those who
are not good sailors.
The Japanese also have been prof use in their
expressions of gratification for the hospitality
shown them on board the Dolphin by Captain
Gibbons.
CONCERTS FOR THE PEACE ENVOYS.
Washington, Aug. 9?Ar the suggestion of As
sistan*. Secretary Peirce, (jeneral Chaffee has di?
rected that the Tenth Band of the Artillery Corps
shall be Btatfcmed at Fort Constitution and give
oocasior.al concerts whlle the peace plenipoten?
tiaries are at the Hotel Went worth.
MAIN ARMIES INACTIVE.
Russian Skirmish Party Repulscd?
A Village Occupied.
St. Petersburg. Aug. 9.--General Linevitch, ln
a telegran-. to the Emperor, dated August S, re?
ports that the Russian forces operating to the
eastward of the Mandarln Road. advaneed on
August 5 toward a deflle near the village of
Chagon, twenty-four miles south of Tau-Lu.
The Jap.-nesj aaaumed the offenslve and
turned both flanlcs, compelling the Russian:* to
retreat to the northward. The Japanese pur
sued them and encountere.l part of the Russian
force which had halted in the Nadou gorg-\ but
after a hot fusillade they returned to the south
ward.
The Russlans ln tbe Hai-Lung-Cheng dis?
trict, the general says, occupied the village of
Yu-Lang-Tse after a skirmish.
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MORE PIUSONERS IN SAGHALIEN.
Tokio. Aug. 9.?-An offlclal report from the
Paghalien army says:
Oeneral Liaplnov and flve staff offlcera who
surrendered at Hamdassa on July 31. were
escorted to Rykoff, where they were met by
our commander ln chief at a church. General
Liaplnov said that a detachment of two offleers
and one hundred men which had been sent.
toward Nioro had been ordered by telegraph to
come at once and surrender. The number of
prisoners is increasing.
The convi.-ts seem to have been raleasad he?
fore our occupation. and it is apprehended that
they will disturb the peace.
CRUISER LENA TESTS ENGINES.
Vallejo. Cal.. Aug. 9.?The interned Russian
cruiser Lena. escorted by the I'nlted States tor?
pedo boat Fox and the tug Active, left the Mare
Island Navy Yard to-day for a trial of her ma?
ehlnery, which has been undergolng repairs. The
cruiser wlll visit Ange! Island and make a round
of San Francisco Bay, but will not go outside the
Golden Gate. She wlll return to the navy yard to
morrow.
MAYOR OF ODESSA EXILED.
Odessa, Aug. 9.?M. Yarosehenko, the recently
elected Mayor of Odessa, who ls a professor in
the university and a leader of the Llberal party,
haa been exiled by Governor General Karakozoff
to the government of Olonetz.
BILL TO CLEAN VALPARAISO.
Santlago de Chili, Aug. 9.?A project for the
drainage of Valparalso. Involving the expendi
ture of $4,000,000, haa been oresented to Con?
gress.
YELLOW JACK SPREADING.
XO IMPROVEMEXT YET.
Death of Arehhishop Causes Grow?
ing Feel ing of Alarm.
[BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TKIBTNE.]
New-Orleans. Aug. 9?The yeliow fever situa?
tion In New-Orleans to-night fails to show any
Improvement, the only eneouraging phase of tne
situation being that of the sixty-four new cases
practically all were located ln the lower part of
the city. The death of Archblshop Chapelle.
the most sensational occurrence of the day, has
necessarlly Increased the alarm feit by tho
people of thls clty. He ls the flrst promlnent
man who has become a vlctlm of the dread
disease, and they reallze that now none are
safe.
The T'nited States Marlne Hospital authorities
have taken absolute charge to-day and are re
organlztng the various departments which have
been handling the situation up to the present
time. Three physicians arrived this morning and
ten more are expected late to-night.
Dr. J. H. Whlte, who is to be in charge of the
work here, says that he ls unabie to make any
deflntte statement about the length of tlme lt
will take to stamp out the disease. His first
step was to warn all doctors of the clty that all
cases of either yeliow fever or suspicious fever
must be reported Immediately, or the law rela
Tlve ro the fallure to report such cases wlll be
enforced. Practically all the cases to-day were
among the Italians of the lower classes.
One case was reDorted from the Grunewald
Hotel. one of the largest in the city. It was
that of a young man who has lived here all his
life and who had rooms at the hotel.
Outside the city the situation is alarming.
and a number of smaller towns have been com?
pelled to call on Governor Blanchard for aid.
Physicians and immune nurses were sent out
this morning on special trains to Patterson.
La., and Bon Ami. La. No new cases wers re?
ported from Shreveport. Two new cases were
reported from Tallulah. La., and there are a
number of suspicious cases at Holly Springs.
Mlss
Governor Blanchard has delayed calling out
the militia to break up the senseless quaran
tines for a few days. until the varlous parishes
and towns shall have an opportunity ro modtfy
thelr quarantine in such a manner as not to in
terfere with Through Traflle.
CARS FROM SOUTH FUMIGATED.
Jersey City Health Officials Guardirtg
Against Yeliow Fever.
The Jersev City health authorities are keeping a
clo.o watch on all Trains from the South. especially
those from The viclnity of New-Orleans. The Pull?
man company has fumigated Its cars ever since the
appearance of the fever. but the city health offlcers
nre giving the cars a supplementary disinfecting.
They have been uslng formaldehyde and sulphur.
but the Pullman company has objected, as the
sulphur fumes tarnish the metals and dlscolor the
drapery.
The railway attach.s who run through from the
South are subjected to rlgcrous examinatlon for any
symptoms of the disease. and County Physician
Converse has been appealed to have an emergency
hospital provlded at Snake Hill in case any fever
patlents should arrive in Jersey Clty.
BROOKLYN S FEVER EPIDEMICS.
Yeliow Jack Has Visited There Four Times
in the Last Century.
While modern scientific precautions render the
introduction of yeliow fever into this clty so re
mote a possibility that such a thing as an epidemic
of the dread disease here would be considered al?
most an impossibility. it may be interesting to
many to learn that Kings County. now coincident
with the Borough of Brooklyn, has had four epi
demlcs of yeliow fever ln the last century. The
last occurred in 1%6. and is thought to have been
caused by infected materlal thrown Into the bay
from fever-stricken ships, which stretched almost
across the Narrows at Quarantine. The ravages of
the disease were confined prlncipally to Bay Ridge,
Fort Hamiiton and what is now known as Bath
Beach. The death rate was high. thirty-nlne of
the seventy-four victims dying. Among them were
Dr. J. E. Dubois and Dr. John L. Crane. well
known phvslcians of New-L'trecht.
The flrst recorded epidemic of yeliow fever in
Kings Countv started ln August, 1S04. Seventeen
persons were stricken and six died. Five years
later there was another battle wlth the same dis?
ease, lastlng three months. Twenty-elght.persons
dled. In those days the population of Brooklyn
was less than 5 <m The other epidemic occurred
ln 1S23, when tliere. were nineteen cases and ten
deaths. <.ut of a population of 8,000.
RELEASED FROM aUARANTINE.
Health Officer Finds No Trace of Yeliow
Fever in This Port.
Dr. Doty released twenty-flve persons from Quar?
antine yesterday. They had been detained for the
last four days because of high temperatures. The
health offlcer was satislied that none had yeliow
fever symptoms.
The Bteamer Fl Norte, of the. Morgan Llne,
whi.h runs between New-York and Galveston. was
detained ut Quarantine yesterday. and one of tho
crew was removed by Health Officer Doty. .he
man had a temperature above normal.
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NURSES HURRIED TO BON AMI.
Fever Cases Increasing and Aid Is Sent on
Special Train.
New-Orleans, Aug. 9?Dr. George H. Tichenor.
Jr., and two tralned yeliow fever nurses left here
to-day in a speclal traln over the Southern Paciflc
nnd Kansas City Southern. for Bon Ami. La.. where
it is understood the fever is increasing. Thelr trip
ls in response to an appeal whlch reached Governor
Blanchard this morning. ,.-.,.
The State Board of Health received a report
fr..n- Tallulah, I.a.. to-day, of two suspicious cases
there._
MUST NOT INTERFERE WITH MAILS.
Waahlngton, Aug. 9.?In a manner Intended not
to arouse tbe combativeneae of inhahltants of
cities ln the yeliow fever dlstricts where local
q'uarantlnes have been established. the Postofflce
Department is lnstructing railroads having mail
carrylng contracts that it expecta the government
pouches to be moved with as much dlspatch as
possible. In some portlons of Louisiana, Missis?
sippi and Texas passenger trains are not permltted
to stop. and in some f'-w instances the tervice has
been discontlnucd by the railroads. Offl. iala of the
Postofflce Departmenl ilo not consider the interfer
en>e with this service a sufflelent exeu.se hy ihe
rallroada for fallure to carry the malls. The rall
roada have been informed that the department ex
peetf rhe mails to be moved in some manner?If
not on passenger trains. then on frelghts, or. lf
not on frelghts, on handcars, or by any other
meana thal eaa be adopted. The Instructlons are
not meant to encourage the railroads to enter Into
eonfttct with authorities of towns that have estab
liabed .uarantlne*. It ls believed tbat no objection
will be found to the traiuifer of mails in the quar
antined dlstricta lf no attempt ls made hy the
is to discharge passengers at the quarun
tlned statlons.
The department has ordered the closing of tha
postofflce at Vinton. La.. on aecount of the local
quarantlne Wo mall trains now run Into Vlnion,
and until they do the department wlll not reopen
I the offlce.
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FOUR NEW FEVER CASES IN PANAMA.
Washington, Aug. 9.?Th? Panama Canal offlce
to-dav recelved a report from Governor Magoon of
four addltional cases of yeliow fever oh the lsthmua.
? They ure Arthur Roblnson, an Amerlcan employe
at rijiebra: Pariflco VillaBBOlltiS 8 Parrirmm non
ttpnicy a' Panaini. Fr..:i*ts Kuth-**rinrd. an Amnl
,.,,," err.pl'"-1 at Crlstobal. and an English non-em
? , ? . :.. .~*olon named Smlth. whose flrst name Ib not
known to the authorlties on the isthmus. and ln
whose case the disease was fatal. ^v^?/f??SJ??n
also reports the recovery of Harry W hittingham.
reported ill a few days ago.
mm: [[iii IN CAR CRASH.
Collision at Junctinn Result of a
Broken Trolley Pole.
Car No. 792 of the Smith-st. llne of the Coney
Island and Brooklyn Railroad crashed into car
No. 653 at Neptune and Coney Island aves. last
night. severely injuring nine passengers and
causing several women to faint. Both cars were
crowded to the platforms with men and women
going to the island. Car No. 653. in charge of
James Smith, motorman. was blocked at the
Junctlon of the two avenues by a broken trolley.
Car No. 792 came dashlng along at a territic
speed, and before the slgnalman could 11ft his
lantern crashed Into the car ahead with tre
mendous force. The passengers yelled wlldly as
the two cars struck. and several of the women
fell ln a dead faint. Passengers of both cars
were thrown againat one another, and in thls
way eight or more were so severely injured that
they had to be removed to the Coney Island Re?
ception Hospital.
The nolse of the cars crashing was heard for
several blocks. and brought a blg crowd to the
scene.
The rear of car No. 053 was smashed. The
conductor barely saved his life by jumping a
moment before the collision.
The women ln the front car heard the car be?
hlnd coming and made a wild scramble for the
front door. where they- were crushed when the
cars came together.
Few persons in either car escaped injury ln
some way. The faces of some were torn, others
fainted. and still others had strained wrists or
dislocated joints.
The point where the collision oceurred is fully
two miles from the Coney Island Hospital. and
conveyances of all sorts had to be used to take
the injured to the hospital. It was said last
night that ihe injuries of those ln the hospital
would not be fatal.
Those removed to the hospital were:
BUTI.ER. T *"V. No. 445 Rth-ave.. Brooklyn; face and
haruls torn.
FLORIO, George. No. 977 fith-ave.. Brooklyn: wrista
broken and left jaw severely Injured.
HIGGINS. R II.. Mo ?'?W Sth-ave., Brooklyn; head
biuised and le-zs torn.
LOCKWOOD. Nellle. No. -_-34* 12th-st . Brnoklyn; fainted;
head and har.i brul.-e.l and left slde ItOlB.
MORRIS. C. A, Mo. 272 .1.1-ave. Brooklyn; faca and
hand.-. badly bruised.
M'DON'ALD Ge-.rge. No. 43 Hoyt-st.. Brooklyn; head
hurt.
SMITH. Arthur H . No. 76 Bth-ave.; face bruised and left
leg; probably broken.
WORK. Jennle. No. 272 *M-st.; head and faca torn.
THEAI-ARP.' Mrs.. No 32^ 12th-&t.; back tom by fall,
and face badly bruised.
MORE RIOTS AT RIGA.
Twenty Thousand Men on Strike?
Ship Trade Paralyzed.
St. Petersburg. Aug. 0.?Private advices re?
ceived here to-night from Riga say that one
person was killed and several were wounded ln
a conflict between the strikers and Cossacks to?
day.
Shlpplng agents here say that the commerce
of the port of Riga is completely paralyzed.
The residents there are organlzing a volunteer
vigtlan.ee commlttee for self-protection. Twenty
thousand men are on strike. Many of the strik?
ers are desirous of working. but the soeialists
deter them by threats of murder.
It is said that the troops at Riga are able
to handle any disturbance arising from the
strike. A regiment of cavalry is patrolling the
streets and keeping order more or less success
fully.
Last night many shopkeepers had to stop work
under compulsion. The agitators sacked a meat
market because the owner refused to join the
strikers.
Two million dollars worth of perlshable mer?
chandise is awaiting loading or reloading. an.l
the merchants bave applied for soldiers to act
as stevedores ln order to save thls property.
Riga contains 125 factories and mills.
TROOPS AND JEWS IN FIGHT.
Many Prisoners Reported Balled or Wounded
at Zhitomir.
St. Petersburg. Aug. 9.?A collision between
the troops and a body of well armed Jews is
reported to have taken place to-day at Zhitomir.
It is rumored that a number of persons were
killed and wounded. but details are not obtain
able. There is no official confirmation of the
report.
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SAIL IN AN HOUR AFTER WEDDING.
Orrin W. Potter, Seventy Years Old, of Chi?
cago. Marries and Leaves Country in Haste.
Orrin W. Potter, of (""hlcago, and his bride of an
hour sailed yesterday afternoon on the White Star
Line steams'.iip Oceanlc. That Mr. Potter had con
templatci gettlng married and salling with his
bride is proved by the fact that rooms Nos. 19 and
21 were engased for himself ar.d "Mrs. Potter" some
time ago, and thelr names so appear on the ship's
pa_aaanger list.
Mr Potter*i tntention to marry* Mrs. Elizabeth C.
Bell, of Chicago, caused something of a sensation,
as the bridegroom is seventy years old and his
bride is a dlvorcee. formerly of Chlcago. Then.
again. Mr. Potter did not take his daughters Into
his eonfidence. lt is said, and they heard of his in?
tended marrlage just a ahort time before he and
Mrs. Pell started for this city.
Mr. Potter was not wllllng to discusa his afTairs
before salling. He said he and his wlfe had been
married but an hour before they arrived at the
Oceanlc, at noon.
(Tiicago, Aug. 9?Mrs. Elizabeth C. Pell. who
was married to-day in New-York to Orrin W. Pot?
ter, of Chicago. waa known here at one time as a
masseuse and hairdresser. For three years she
conducted a wom.-n's bath department in the
Pahner House. and retired from business five
years ago.
Bhe is said to have been married three times
before her marriage to Potter. It ts said that
Potter hns been a friend of the woman he mar?
ried for over five years. Potter is executor of tha
estate of which his nlece, the Prineess Chimay
n?e 4'lara Ward. ls one of the heirs.
MANY G0VERN0RS ACCEPT.
Will Appoint Delegates to National Confer?
ence on Immigration.
The Governors of twenty-six States have accept?
ed the lnvitntlon ?>f the National Chrta Federation
ti. appoint delegatee to attend the natlonal eonfer
ence on immlgration. to L. held in thla city on De?
eember 6 aiul 7.
Governor Herrick. of Ohio, has informed the offl?
eers of the Civic Federation of the following ap.
pointnients: I). P. Rowlan.i. Clncinnatl; Dr. Thomas
C. Minor, Olnclnnutl. l_. E. Wright. of "The "i'oungs
town Telegrani." Youngstown; James R. Hopley. of
??The Evening Tel* si.im. ' Kucyrus; E L. Hawley.
preaidaat of the Trades and I_ahor Assembly. Co*
lumbus; W. D. Brlckcll. ."olunibus; Warren S.
Stone, grand chief of the Broiherhood of 1.
tive Englneers. Cleveland; A. D. Alil-rman, of "The
Register." Marietta. and Jesse Taylor. Jameatown.
Governor Glenn haa written that h? wtll accom
pany the delegation from North Carollna.
A local commlttee was named yesterday to co
operate wlth the natlonal commlttee ln the prellm?
inary arrangements, reeeptlon and entertainment
of delegates, whlch ln>-liid..l Willlam 11. Allen, J
Wlllls Baer, Edward T. Devlne. Otto X. Eidlitz.
R. Watson Gllder. B. J. Greenhut. Jacob A. Rlia.
Charlea A. Bchleren. th? Rev. Thomas K. B'tQBT.
Oacar S. Straua and William WlUl&ma
Pennsylvania Railroad
PERSONALLY-CONDUCTED TOUR
TO THE
Yellowstone National Park
Lewis and Clark Exposition
COLORADO RoCXIES
SEFTEMBER 2 TO 22, 1905
ROUND $200 TRIP
AND
THE
FroM AI BAST OF PITT
. ? ,_. ,, ______ ?? _-__i<-a of tourlata ov?r ?ntlr? ro-jt* ?x<-ept In fie T .llow^ton* Park.
Speclal P-Hm_n Trata at ******? ?- t ^
StOP" 'rolorndo W^n*,. and D*nv-r for M.h.-,
RATE INCLUDES ALL NECESSARY EXPENSES
For daaanai tt-eaaws aWaaj m'.i -ai-aaillllli ?PP'y ?> C 3tu.i?i?. K__t.rn P.?*nc-r ._f_m. ;? ??,
Av.:u*. N?w Tork CHT. or OEO. W BOTD.
_: f_-n.r?l Pa_i4*nir?r A??nr.
'' " r^?nPt.r Tn*- Man.r?. _Bro?. St Station. j *, . ^
POLICE club strikers.
Continued from tlret p?K?*
the desertlng of the headquarters. lt had been
announeed that a request had been sent to the
Internatlonal Union in Chlcago for the ca lins
out of the journeymen and the English-speaklng
bakers. It was not expected that there would
be any word received from Chicago until to-day.
Reports that the bosses were attempting ta
man thelr shops with non-union labor led to the
sending out of plckets from the strike head?
quarters ln bunches of ten and twelve. The>
not onlv permeated the East Side. but also pene
trated io Harlem and The Bronx. with orders to
stop aU work.
Riots all over the East Side were the chief
characteristic of the strike yesterday. "Strong
arm men." the employers say. have been
brought here from outside by the strikers to
start the riots. The strikers assert that thugs
have been engaged by the employers.
THE BREAD FAM INE ACUTE. .
Meantlme. the kosher bread famine had be?
come acute. Lunchrooms lay idle and the He?
brew groeers could not get any bread to seli.
as lt was unsafe to recelve any. The strike
leaders' evident intention was to starve out the
people in the hope of bringing matters ta a
climax. The bread famine was principally con
fined to the district between Hester and Hous
ton sts. as far as Avenue C. Rye bread. which
was selllng before the strike at two and one
half cents a pound, was eight cents a pound, and
hard to get at the money.
At Pyocken Polski's union restaurant. at No.
87 Attorney-st.. there was no bread and there
was no buslness done all day. Grooeries were
In the same plight. and biscuits which were on
the shelves for months went off like hot cakes. .
The most serious riot of the afternoon took j
place at the bakery of Joseph Bock. No. 138
Orchard-st. Book. who is treasurer of the hoss
bakers' association. was away at the time and
his assistants barrieaded the place. Forty strik?
ers tried to storm the cellars in order to get the
empioyes on strike, but Patrolman Sofsky. of
the Eldridge-st. station. came along on a run
and captured a rlngleader. using his club freely.
By this tlme the street was bloeked with peo?
ple. among whom were a number of women.
Sofsky had to fight his way to the station and
once was borne down by the erowd. A number
of reserves then arrived under Captain Murtha.
ivielding their clubs, and a furious fight took
place before the erowd was dispersed. Patrol?
man Benjamin Stern received an ugly cut on the
head from a flying ptece of rock. Three men
ln all were arrested and discharged with a repri
mand ln Essex Market court later, Magistrate _
Moss considering the evidence not sufficient to
justlfy a fine.
Another fight took place at Abraham Walde
stricken's bakery, No. 1-V) Allen-st.. where a
number of strikers dragged out barrels of flour
and scattered their contents in the street.
An attempt was made by the Jersey Model
Bakery of Hoboken to deliver bread at a shop
ln Clinton-st. When two wagons filled with
the bread appeared a erowd _?____?*. to rise out
of the ground, assailing the wagons with bricks
and other misslles. A number of police charged
the erowd and took the wagons to the Dollee
station. Israel Relsler. a grocer, of No. 108
Clinton-st.. had his place besieged with an
angry throng of strikers when an attempt was
made to deliver kosher bread to him. The
place is nearly opposite Great Central Palace.
the headquarters of the stukers, out of which
the strikers poured ln hundreds. They cut the
harness of the horses, but reserves from the
Union Market and Delancey-st. stations ap?
peared and scattered the rioters.
WOMEN IN THE MOBS.
There was a disposition on the part of the
strikers to get women into the mobs. with tho
object of working publie sentiment if women
were clubbed. Tho pollce. seeing this, were
careful not to make too indiscriminate a use of
thelr sticks.
Five women upset a pushcart loaded with
bread at Orchard and Stanton sts.. trampling
the loaves into the mud. A number of women
also snatched a basket from a man who was
deliverlng bread at Stanton and Ridge sts.
The strikers sent committees around on every
pretext. One committee was sent to Phila?
delphia to prevent kosher bread from belng sent
from that clty to New-York. Another commit?
tee was sent to Jersey City and Hoboken with
the same object.
A meetlng of the Hebrew Boss Bakers' As?
sociation. which has been formed since the strike
began. was held yesterday afternoon at N
Broome-st, and the boss bakers had a n4ii_>
tlme. The meeting was behind closed doors,
but the wrangling could be heard outside. A
schedule of demands from the strikers had been
submltted. based on recognition of the union.
After th** meetlng the followlng statement was
made:
"We are ready to pay the wages demanded.
but wlll on no aecount re4-ognlze the union or
sign any agreement. Further, we can consider
no negotiatlons wlth walklng deiegates or the
strike leader. Samuel Kurtz. Our bakeries are
closed. We can get men, but they are afrald
to go to work. and we are not asklnar our men
who did not strike to work for fear of provklng
riots."
The employers also said that Kurtz came
from Provldence and never appeare4l except when
there was a strike. They made a number of
vague charges agalnst strike leaders. but were
?_
The Short U ay tc I j^ ,
Philadelphia!^
?aaaa------ is via the .
New JarsaY Centra
VesribuL-d Coaches
I Parlor Cars Cafe Cars
?-.
STATION-.:
23d _. _?__ F ^1 Lb-rty _? . \ R
On
Hour
"har \ "' aS makin? tto
?* rhe lnvir- -retarv Err.erv of th.
,"?'"'? tion.Kurtz. -hesMk
?*?a*r ? irs headquarters. tn Um 9l
James B_ h-st and Broadwav J__
presented a Ust of their demands ar,d"ewi.
plaints. T.he employers will t; ridg B
the association to-day.
A cor_mi:r?. 0f three. h^aded bv K;r*z. caS*|
on Acting Mayor Forn^s and sa.i rhat tat
strikers. now 2..,o>. stn.-ng. wanted to go to tl_>
Mayors offlce to ask for nrofe-'tion from tie
police. Mr. Fornes said that H - betttr
for a committee of twentv-flve or thirty ta at
instead. but he said that he did r..v <** ***,
good it could do as rhe 'ro'. -*ts?B
the strikers and their employers. The tarnaet
later declded to abandon the para^** aml at*
send a committee of ?hir' May.-sr at 1
o'cl.-*c;: to-morrow.
STRIKERS TO HOLD MA?? ME-SBal
The strikers decided last night to hold ___?
meeting to-morrow night either ar Ha_a__n
Fish Park or Rurgers Square. They reporta!
that John Heintz, interr.ati-.n.. of tta
bakers. would be h*re to-day to taka '..arge ef
the strike.
At a secret meeting of deiegates from TJseah
Nos. 23, AB, 360. 163 and 4. in '_reat
Hall yesterday a f.rma:
bosses will be required to sign. w.is drawn up
Its fourteen sectk.ns include * -nt for
a ten hour day. and the mmmata - boasej
said on Tuesday that th--*.- would _r_ru.
as many minor details a. ina ba
tween employrs and emplcy^.
Section 1 of this agreement requ:res rhe boaaai
to employ .-.niy union mer. stan_
ing. Section '_'. about the or.Iy or.e
unions ag_*?e ro .rlo ar.ythirs: 00 tlM
vides that the unions will provide su!
journeymen bakers fur the employers Sectior
8 r*-.-_uires a ten hour day. includin?
rnir.utes for tuaebeeai. Ir alan 1
work shall be lon? on Friday. "not B*e*A spong
ing or arranging and ci.iiverm; flour'
Representatives of the unk-- S - 7 te
quir^s, must be penr!itred
under the - at any rime.
working hours. Section BB defines t_M wages to
be inslsted upon by rhe strikers. These ar?
Oven hands. .S_. > and up a week her.ch har.<__
$lt> and up a week: Jobbers on oven work. 54 1
day and up; jobbers on bench work. $3 cfi* & da:
and up. In this sectlon it i3 further agree-i tha:
wages shall be paid in full on the J.wish holl?
day weeks.
Section 13 requtres the employers ro 4__M.lt
$25 each as securiry for strlctly compiyi-ig with
the provislons of the agreement. Upon the flrs:
v:o'.a;ion of the agreen:enr thi? ?.'._."> la ta be tht
feited to the union. Section 13 also required the
bakers to buy union labels ai $3 1 .
Section 14 makes the iife of the agreement one
year. beginning on October 1. or whenever may
be agreed upon by the >~ii_ferent uniona
I
TO PROTECT FTSHERXEX OM BA>7__*
France Desires General AgTeement on BMkfl
of Ocean Liner-.
Paris. Aug. 5.?The Minlstries of For?:ga A8aa)H
an.-l Marine have addr- tha S**U
ernme-us at Washingtor.. L \
Hague. requestlng an agreeme_t with :-?f Jrenc? ~ |
the routes followed by ocean liners on the Baa*
of Newfoundland. Th:s is intended ta _-.ote<rt t*
French flshir.s vesseis in a__a__t -3 top
France proposes either the ger.eral adoption of tS*
French Transatlar.t:.' - - roW
or the calling of an international cor.ferancs tc
consider the nuestlon.
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SALE OF PARIS HOTEL DENIED,
Paris. Aug. ..?The directorate of the Hotel Cta
tinental to-day denied a report I oial _B
heen purchased by an American syr.di.ate.
TMASON BUILDEI. DEOPS DEAD.
Fails from Stoop While Talking' to !_*?*
and Breaks His Heck.
Frederick Lund. one of the best known ___?
builders of Brooklyn. dropped dead last aight at*
talking to a frter.d on the stoop of h!_ house at*
1"._ Lee-ave.. YVilllamsburg. Mr. Lund. *?_? aaa
sixty-seven years old. had been talking t? ?
friend about flve minutes. when. without ****
any lndicat.on that there was anything the aat**
-with Maa. he fell over backward aad r-lfc-d *****
the steps.
When I>r. Rarlck. of the ourf *******m.
arrlve.i he found that Mr -ck had ***
broken. Ue said he thought Mr. 1-un.d ******S
,? he hit tb;- bottom oi the sfeps. mr. **y
ha.l built many of the largest buil.lmgs *****!
iamsburg. He had been in -uainess _B?w
AS SEEN THROUGH A GLASS DM&
The Wonderful Beast That Alarnu *****
bury Citizens A:'.. X 7 iii
tBT TIUEtiRAPH TO THS TBlBU-*_-l
Watailwiy. caaaat, Aug. 9.?oeios HotchJW* ^
lam Morris. Harry Daly. Stephen Tialiaat* ^
othera. aver that a hlg cat aeen on th* c**~\9*i
the publie B. B. Tuttle Memorlal Mbrary **t*WL
is a wtldcat aaaa there severai year* *** ^
cat seems ro w.i..h t.fty pounds. and likee ^
hen aaaaa ar.d market gar4lena. T_*e aiianal ^^
scrlbed as dull brown. wlth aeveral aeel ^^
strlpes around its neck and t_ri>-t. It ****T
kilieii a 'los vaeeaally in a rough and tumwa^ar
?_?r Inststs that th_ c?i ha? eyam **\**T,
as * bantam'a egg. terrible to fcehold ettrnttnyr
fall. Summer boarders are aettllng up *nd laaa^
Whether a High Ball, Rickey or Fizz,
Sparkling
ondondcrry
m^$r0 LITHIA WATER *
should always be used it you want
the besL

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