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No. 15,480. WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY, OCTOBIM' 7. 1902--TWENTY-FOUR PAGES. TWO CENTS.
THE EVENING STAR. PUBLISM DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAY. Bems 0se, Uth Sreet ad PasylWTalia ATMn&@. The Nvening Star Newspaper Company. 5. . KAUFMANN, Presler. New Yark 0 : irtbaes Buding. Chiesgo Offies: Tribune Building. The Ivening Star I' served to rubsrribrs In the eity by carriers, (in their own account, at 10 Cents 1wr week, or 44 cents per month. 0-01's it t!e re.Inter, 2 cents eich. fly wail-alyu Lere in the U.S.orCatiada-postage prepai -t.Ocents 1:t-r minn:h. Snturday Star. 32 pnrs. $I per year; with for elg postage added. St.E. intered at the 'ost Orliel at Washington, D. C., as second-class mail matter.) IE7AIl mnail sitiei-ription.s mist be paid In ndvanee. Rates of advertising made known on application. A NAVAL PARADE Second Day's Program for G. A, R VETERANS CHE[RED Thousands Watched the Pic turesque Display. CORPS REUNIONS OLD SOLDIERS TELL STORIES OF THE WAR. Big Reception in the Pension Office Building Going on This Afternoon. The Amcrican navy of the days when Far ragut took Mobile and Worden sailed into Hampton Roads for the first fight of iron clads received tribute today fromi the men of the new forecs on which their country's security depends. As an tscort to the ser rled ranks of veteran stamen there march ed down Pentnsylvania aventic this morning the ,ffMet rs and men of half a dozc n mod rn warships. a d- tachment of marines traintd for duty on decks of st tc I. company aftcr company of coast artillery, a force of citi z. n so ldieiry tried and proved cap:able (if atcltive service ir. time of war. and the bat talian of cadet miIshipman from which the ciuntry must recruit th --fficrs for a still !r navy wh, n that ,f today, like that of 1 sI sh li be s p, rsdel. TI tine Isilf was nott wurt hy. It was a b:av. :ii, ly of ol r. Mluicians from tn.. Mariniw Crps .nir(h d inl C.ats of bright scarh k t. The cad, ts movel in almist mu si-%I ecad, nec and tnvaryitg I ns of ieip b N'u. Alire than on, cimmrand marcheil in the t W gra n khai, which ind icts the most re-ce-nt devi;olpment inl practical army equilment. The militiam-n wore the undress uniform of the citizen !-olier the coun try over. Dragged behind the battalions of sturdv bluijackets were !anding guns of burnished st-el. The entire second division of the parade-which inclurded not only the veteran sailors. but the Union Ex-Prisoners of War, the District Defenders' Assiuation, the As sociation of Spanish War V-eterans and the uniformed commantds of the Sons of Vet erans--was - appropriately and agreeably umiformed. But the lparade was most significant be cause- of its or-gamnza:;on as an escort to the veteratn bodies on its left. No con trast ciotld have bieen meore complete than that between its twit divisions. In the vatn wre mten i f stuit y physiqute and uptight - , ria ge. whto st rode a long the his torica' i, acu w ithalog. eas-, swinging sti-ps. a rid whos.' eyes iwe t sti~tlily, on the fut ire. In the ;Klace of honor f. lowing this irns;:rir g and birilantt escort. wei-e at few' thoutsanul ibl men. worn a ii gr.y walking valiarttly- but fe-by. andl w'ith thu-ir entire act ive service b-hi nd t-nm by mny year s It was thit sp:rnt of the en c:imrpment per sonifli-.1--- thu: tribuate of the new getteration to the obi. White thlfs line patssed fr-im the Peace monumintt to the State, War and Navy buibling .rni wais ri-viewedli by Gne-ral Ton lrne. Adm'tiral Dewey and other dlistin guished aiii-rs. three ass' 'Ki t ions of nota ble ahd to the mnyt b-dies of veterans now assi-mbhl-d her,-me in':a ariau:il oe-it-nt:uns. Thiew wi-ri- the Sins if Veteratns, a body orga nizi-d to pe-rpeitu[ate the homage now paid to the surviors of the great army which maintained the integrity of the Union: the Ladies' Aid Soulety to the Sons of Veterans, the Womat's Auxiliary to the NatIonal AssocIation of Union Ex-P'risoners. At noon the Sonis received an address of welcome from the presiderAt of the board of District Commissioners, representing the lo cal goivernment, and through a former com mander-in-chief made proper reeponse. The women's general committee on aux Wlary associations held a public reception an hour later In one of the large tents which compose Camp Roosevelt. The afternoon has been spent in corps reutnions and the dedication of a monument erected in Arling ton to the memory of' Gen. Horatio G. Wright, at one time the commander of the 6th Corps. A reception is now in progress at the pension bureau, tendered the visiting moldiers by those who adjudicate their claim; for the linancial aid of their country. This evening the municipality by which the whole concourse of veterans is. being entertained will present to the chief offcer of these associations the freedom of the city at a meeting to be held in Convention Hall, the Sons of Veterans will tender the executive officers of all veteran associations a reception in Carroll Institute, the De ipar-tment of the Potomac will receive and welcome the guests of the city in Grand Army Hail, the reunions of various corps and armies will continue, and the display * of fireworks which last night delighted so smany thousands will be repeated In the broad space before the WashIngton monu ment. The seon day's festIvItIes, there fore, have all the charicter of a wecome from the ciy to the city's distinguished guests. This gritting is cxtE.nded through many different channels and on behalf of many different associations of citizens. But its spirit is everywhere the same-a gencrous acknowledgement from the American capl tal of its debt to the men who fought so courageously in its de funse. THE NAVAL PARADE A SPLENDID SHOWING ON THE LINE OF MARCH. With bayonets, rifle barrels, sabers and accoutt rments glistening in the bright sun shine thousands of uniformed men paraded today along a lane formed, by more than one hundred thousand cheering men, wo min and children. Old Glory was not only everywhere in the column, but constituted the feature of the decorations along the line of march. By those in the column all that could be seen were two endIess chains of humanity, many deep, with the national colors as the background. The occasion was a notable one, not only for those who participated in the pageant, but for the on lookers as well. The parade of today was the first big street demonstration of the encampment. All the forces of the United States army, the navy and the marine corps at present available in this locality, Including the bat talion of midlshipmEn for the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. Md., the brigade of the District of Columbia Na tional Guard, the veterans of the Spanish: American war, the National Association of 'nion Ex-Prisoners of War, the District Defenders' Association. 1S;1-186V.5, and the Sons of Veterans marched as escort to the National Association of Naval Veterans, ltil-115, the United States Veteran Navy and the Naval Posts. G. A. R. This was distinctly Naval day. The showing was such that the naval veterans should be, and undoubtedly are, unlimited in their ap preciation, even though they are entitled to all possible honor. A Picturesque Display. The parade was one of the most pleas Ing. from the standpoint of picturesqueness, that has moved along Pennsylvania avenue -the pathway of the grand review held at the conclusion of the civil war, and an al most constant artery for moving columns in many years. Only the bands and certain of the staff officers W( re attired in gorgeous full dress and gold lace. The regu'ar troops and the District National Guardsmen wore the fatigue uniform of blue, while the United States marines were in service garb of khaki, with campaign hats, haversacks arnd cantiens. The jackies were clad in the regulation attire for seame n and looked decidedly blineslike. The- drab khaki of the ma rin',s. howev-er, contrasted sharply with I the blue of the other troops, as did the vel;ow facings of the cavalry andi the scar let f thie artill ry. with the white of the infaitry. Thew clothin of the seamen, furtheirmre, was suftlicintly dist inctive to relieve anly tini ny towa nimotony. The parale. whili- several miles in length, was not : ) txt n(d!, as t i prove wearisome t1) the siptetators. All In all, the turnout in honor if the naval veterans was a pro nouneu suceess. Formation of the Line. Th" paraide was arranged by the citizens' commi:ttei ,n paria:e and r-vli ws., f which G.-n. Geo. 1. Harries is chairman. Maj. Gen. Charles l-yw'-d. the cmimandant (if the IUnited S:ates Marine Corps, led the cilumn in the cpap:city of grand marshal. Col. Gorge C. Reid. United States Marine Corps, served a= th' chief of his staff. which wias made up of a score of officers of the Nlarine Cirps. the navy and the army, all in full dress uniform. The day of the naval parade opened somewhat threatening, ,,o far as the weath er conditions are concerned. Notwith GENERAL EL] rstanding the pres-ence of dark clouds over head, there were early signs that some - thing unusual was on the tapis. Long ropes were stretched along each curb line of Pennsylvania avenue from the Peace moinument to 15th street. An extra detail of policemen was in evidence down town, and soon after 5:30 o'clock uniformed bod les began to put In an appearance. A bat tery of field artillery and a squadron of cavalry from Fort Myer, adjoInIng Arling ton, ac-ross the Potomac river, were amongI the first troop3 to appear. The engineers from the Washington barracks and th'e sea men from the UnIted States vessels an chored In the local harbor soon followed. By 9 o'clock the place of rendezvous at the Capitol was In a state of turmoil. Countless bands of music were playing and the troops and veterans were ap proaching from every possIble directIon. Gen. Harries, chaIr man of the committee on parades and revIewS, was early on the ground, and wIth the aid of his staff offl cers. asisted the several participants to reach theIr proper poInts of rest. The members of the staff of the grand marshal and of the staffs of the several dIvisIon marshals were pressed into service with the same object In view. The majorIty of the troops and the or ganizatIons moved toward the Capitol from the south. The first dIvision, consistIng of the regulars and the District National Guard, formed In close column of com panies, right In frcnt at the foot of the CapItol grounds, the head of the column resting on 1st street dIrectly north of the through the Capitol grounds, along the eQas front plaza in parallei lines toward B street south. the left flank resting on the latter street. The second division was made up of the National Association of Union ex Prisoners of War. The District Defenders' Assoc'ation, 18G1 65, the Suanish War Veterans and the Sons of Veterans. and the third division ncluding the . National - Association of 'aval Veterans. the United States Veteran Navy and the Naval Posts, G. A. R., form ed in close column, right in front, facing west. the head resting immediately east of the statue of Washington. at the east front of the Cavitol. and extending eastwardly to 1st street east and southwardly on- 1st street in front of the Library. of Congress building. These organizations, formed in single rank with twelve tiles front and eight Dans intervals between companies. The Column Moves. Grand Marshal Heywood commanded for 'ward march at 10:15 o'clock and the col umn moved. Just as the sun succeeded in forcing its way through the clouds. At the very start the spectators started to cheer. The route of th'e parade was west on Pennsylvania avenue to 15th street, along the east front of the Treasury De partment building to Pennsyivania avenue north, thence pass the reviewing stand to 18th street, to K street, where the grand marshal reviewed the troops of the first di vision, after which the column was dis missed. The second and third divisions.pro ceeded only to 17th street, down which they moved to B street south, where they were dismissed. Every organization in the column, from the miashipmen at the head to the naval veterans at the rear, was applauded en thusiastically and constantly from the Cap itol to the points of dismissal. - The reviewing party at the presidential stand in front of the White House included Gencral Ell Torrance, commander-in-chief of the G. A. R., and his staff, and Admiral George Dewey, United States navy, in the full uniform of his rank; his naval secre tary, Lieutenant Crawford; Secretary of War Root. Secretary of the Navy Moody. District Commissioners Macfarland and Biddle, the Mexican and Japanese ambas sadors, Minister J. B. Pioda of Switzerland and other members of the diplomatic corps, Mr. Justice McKenna of the Supreme Court of the United States, Prof. Willis L. Moore of the weather bureau and Admirals F. T. Bowles, A. W. Weaver, James A. Greer and H. C. Taylor, United States navy. Directly in rear of the grand marshal and his staff rode Brigadier General Tasker H. Miiss, United States army. marshal of the first divisicn, and his staff. Then f IIwtd the battal!on of midshipmen from the Unittd States Naval Academy, accompanied by the academy band. The middles were attired In the regulation uniform of dark blue, with caps, and their soldiery appear ance and perfcet alignment called forth ch~er after cheer from the spectators. The future admirals were under the command of Commander C. E. Calahan. They ar Tived in this city by way of the Pennsyl vania railroad at 8:30 o'clock this m:rning, and will return to the academy tonight In order that their studies may be resumed tomorrow morn'ng. Next in line was a battalion of engineers, headed by the Engineers' Band from the Washington barracks. Directly. in the rear of the engineers was a regiment of United States Coast Artillery. Included in this regiment were artillerymen from Fort Washington and Fort Hunt located a few mil(s down the Potomac river. The 39th, 19th and 113th Artillery Companies, at Fort Mel-henry. and the 40th, at Fort Howard, left lBaltimore-at 7 o'clock this morning to take part in the parade. The troops, ex cepting the 113th Company, will return this evening after the parade. That company will remain here until tomorrow to attend the unv iling of the monument to Gen. H. G. Wright at Arlington. The 4th Battery of Field Artillery from Fort Myer, command-d by Capt. S. M. Foote, looked as though it was ready to go into action instantly. The artillerymen were followed by a squaoron of the 2d U. S. Cav alry. also from Fort Myer. The command ing officer of the cavalry was Col. Huggins. The Marines in Khaki. The complete United States Marine Band in full dress uniform, consisting of scarlet coats and blue trousers, with helmets, and directed by Lieut. William H. Santelmann, attracted much more than passing notice. as it always does. The regiment of marines who marched to the strains supplied by Lieut. Santelmann's musicians were clad TOBBANCE. very differently from the guardsmen, They looked as though they maght again be on the march to Pekin. Each man had with him his canvas haversack and canteen of the same color as the uniform -of khaki he wore. There were eight full campanies of marines, constituting a regiment of two bat talions of four companies each. Col. P. C. Pope was in command. "Coluenbia, theuGem of the Ocean," was an appropriate air heard as the seamen hove in view. There were three battalions of them and they were plentifully supplied with landing guns. The sailors wore their distinctive regulation uniform and carried rifles, The contingent of jackies was made up from the men serving aboard the United Sta-tes ship Lancaster, United States ship Hartford and the United States relief ship Franklin. Five hundred of the bluejack ets came here from Norfolk, Va., in charge of Lieutenant Conander F. E. Sawyer, United States navy, in order to participate in the parade. Capt. McCala's Command1 Capt. B. H. McCalla, who had command of bhe second brIgade of the naval division, distinguished himself in the operations around Ct&a during the Spanish war and afterward in the expedt n for the relief of t'he beleaguered legatico rrs at Pekin. Accompanied by his adjutant, Lleut. George, he left the line ar. 17th street and Pennsylvania avenue, and reviewed hik (Continued on Tenth Pae.) HER HOUSE IL UP Woman lmpia to WORK OF'' 8 THE EXPLOSIO5T rliR TO THE BUILDINGi Gen. Gobin Construes Nis Orders as Establishing Martimd Law General Strike *ews, SHENANDOAH, Pa.. Oetober 7.-Mrs. Kuklewicz of Brownsville, n4ar here, called on Gen. Gobin at headquartems this morning and reported to him that her home was 'partly destroyed by a dynaimite explosion about 1 o'clock this morning. She said the explosion set fire to the house, and between the fire and the wreck caused by the explo sion the damage to the house is so great that she was compelled to move out with her family. It was reported to the general that the explosion was determined upon by the Lithuanian local of Brownsville. Provost Marshal Farquhar, 1i command of squad from the 2d City Tloop, went to Brownsville this morning to miake an in vestigation. Kuklewiez is employed at Shenandoah colliery. In speaking of the general orders issued last night in connection with the caling out of the entire guard Gen. Gobin says he desires to call special attention to the fol lowing clause: "He will arrest all persons engaging in acts of violence and intimidation and hold them under guard until thefr release w.l not endanger the public peace." This, he says, wil dispose of hearings be fore Justices of the peace in the matter of these arrests and ought to hare a good ef fect. ASSAULT ON AN ENQINEER. John Colson Beaten Nea" to Death at Shamokin. ; SHAMOKIN, Pa., October 7.LWh'le John Colson of Mahanoy City, a ;non-unionist engineer at the Reading comilny's He iry Clay shaft, was walking too the col i, Ly this afternoon he was attacked by a mab, one of whom hit him on the head with a brick, while others clutbed him Into a state of insensbility. H: was rescj from d- ath by a body of coal and iron poe di-persing the mob. Local colliery supe. tend nts to day asked Sheriff De trick to -have troops stationed here. QUIET IN WYOMING 'ALLEY. Calling Out of More Trots Excites p Little Comm.6 v xie WILKESBARftE, pa., rber 7.-The Wyoming valley is extremely quiet tLay. There is not the least s!gn of disturbance anywhere. No violence of cnsequence has been reported for several gays. The news of the calling dut of the entire National Guard of Pennsylvania did not become generally known throughout this region until this morning, the news having been received too late last night for general circula'tion.. It was received In a matter-of fact way and did not cause any commotion or much'surprise. The entire Wyoming val ley, of which Wilkesbarre is the center, was extremely quiet this morning. The sheriff received no reports of violence anywhere, and, in fact, there has been no disorder of any consequence since last week. Some Coal Being Shipped. The situation so far as the mining of coal is concerned remains absolutely unchanged. There is some coal being shipped, but the quantity is very small compared with the normal production. The absence from strike headquarters of President Mitchell and the district presi dents, who are in Buffalo today, in confer ence with representatives of the National Association of Manufacturers, makes things rather quiet here. National Board Member John Fallon was in charge, but ha had noth ing to give out beyond the -simple statement that the situation so far as the miners were concerned was unchanged. A few striking mine workers gathered about headquarters, but they soon left for their homes when they found there was nothing new in the situation. The action of Governor Stone. in sending all the troops to the strike region Is both approved and condemned. The coal com pany officials and others who hold the same views as the oierators think the governor has done the proper thing, and .express the hope that the great struggle will soon come to an end. They predict that with protec tion for the men who want to work there will be no trouble in getting a sufficient number of men to produce enough coal to relieve the situation so far as the threat ened fuel famine is concerned. Strikers Firmer Than Ever. Thte talk among the strikers as a result of the governor's action Is even more firm for holding out than it has been at any time since the suspEnsion was inaugurated. The leaders say they look upon the strgggle now as a general one of capital against labor, and maintain that "with the help of organized labor the ecuatry over they can stay away from the mkng until the opera 'tora are compelled;t~p~ public opinion, to yield a point. he minrs gen erally condemn the ~~~ ut of the troops they say they, f at Itthe end it will be a help to them - They recogrpize the : ~~t reat pres sure was brought ty og Governor Stone to send his entI itary Mce into the coal fields, and, heZ~ -has done it the question of caorno -c0 this win ter, they argue, is "uI. to th~neown ers." The presidents 4the. c1rying railroads told President -oomvt Rat Fri day that with military Woeeton they can satisfy the public dem d hr icaml. The unionists feel cohfidenta he mpeaes can not make good their pE~mise wjt~eut con ceding something to thk mem, Mitchell's Ren~rks Maote. President Mitchell's Gema* to the cor respondent of the ApocIated Pisas last night that the military jowee of thE'United States could not maka he ong~oso work if they did not want k, we pented to day by every leader qr minevispoken to. They pointed to the atemueriti made by different authorities tt sinceithe troops came Into the Wyomi regiohi the coal production has not in ore ;ansjd that very few additional men hav& returagd to work. None of the additioui ocurdered out has arrived here, an~oon# seems to know when they will e or where they will be placed. It is said that th ~4u of one of the three brigls 1b1ished here. The borough conce uth ab its meeting last igh6t uion. one dissenting vote, ust' presence of trocps I. talion of the 9th t I that community Inaccordance with j President Mitchell alH local unins to the question of remaining on strike, the mine workers of the Prospect, Oakdale and Midvale collieries of the Lehigh Coal Com pany held a meeting in this city today, and at its conclusion it was announced that the men had unanimously decided to stay out in a body until they had won the strike. This is the.frat meeting held in the anthra cite field under the instructions of President Mitchell. ' , DEMAND FOR SCOTCH COAL. America's Needs Have Advanced the Price $1 a Ton. LONDON, October 7.-The Scotch coal masters are in receipt of numerous urgent inquiries for the prompt shipment of coal to New York and Philadelphia, and they are arranging freightage for 40,000 tons. The most urgent demand is for anthracite, for which 4Werican buyers now have to pay $4.12 peW ton against $3.12 which they re fused to pay a month ago. The demands for steam coal are also so numerous that some of the masters have withdrawn their current price list. The steel trade fears that there will be prejudicial effects on business from the ligher prices created by America's wants. MORE TROOPS ORDERED OUT. Entire State Force Now Sent to Coal Fields. PHILADELPHIA, October 7.-General John W. E'chall, commander of the 1st Bri gade, with headquarters in this city, to day received orders from Governor Stone to make preparations to send the entire 1st Brigade to the coal regions as quickly as possible. General Schall said this morning that his command wouid leave Philadel phia early tomorrow morning for the an thracite fields in order that tents could be pitched and ready for occupancy before nightfall. The 1st Brigade is composed of the 1st, 2d, 3d and 6th Regiments. Battery A and the 1st and 2d Philadelphia City Troop. Thelatter organization has been in the coal ficIds for nearly a month. General Miller has ordered Colonel El liott, assistant adjutant general of the di vision, on duty at the adjutant generai's office in this city to direct the movements of the National Guard. The entire state military force was or dered out last night by Governor Stone, and Col. Elliott expects to have every regi ment in the strike territory before midnight. Will Protect Non-Union Men. The guard will be distributed by regi ments over the anthracite regions for the purpose of protecting the non-union men who desire to work and to suppress tumults and riots if they should occur. Gen. Miller and Adjt. Gen. Stewart went to Washiiigton this mcrning to attend the national encamp ment of the G. A. R. The canvas and other camp equipage of the soldiers were loaded on a special train last night and will be sent to the strike territory as soon as Col. Elliott disposes of the troops. Gen. Gobin and three members of his staff, who were at the council of war at the executive mansIon last night, at which it was decided to call out the guard, returned to Shenandoah this morning. Governor Stone declines to make any statement giving his reasons for ordering the troops on duty. He says the formal or ders explain the situation fully. Col. Willis J. Hulings of Oil City has been ordered to take command of the sec ond brigade in the absence of Gen. Wiley, who is In Kansas. Col. Hulhigs left here at noon,6#Mount CArme!, where he will be joinedby the second brigade staff. Col. 'James -Barnett of 'the '10th Regiment was called here as a witness in an e:ection case in the Dauphin county court, and will not get away before night. FAVORS STATE OWNERSHIP. Rufus B. Dodge, Nominee for Congress, Discusses Strike. WORCESTER, Mass., October 7.-Rufus B. Dodge, former mayor, was nominatt d by acclamation at the third congressional district republican convention today. In his speech of acceptance Mr. Dodge sa'd: "The situation in the coal regions is serious. It is probable that the govern ment ought to control the output of the anthracite mines. This would nft violate the principles of common Jpw." COAL FOR MANUFACTURERS. Conference With President Mitchell at Buffalo. BUFFALO, N. Y., October 7.-President John Mitche'l and his party and the com mittee appointed by the National Manufac turers' Association arrived here today. No -member of either party would discuss the probable propositions to be submitted for a plan whereby the manufacturers might secure a supply of anthracite coal and thus keep their plants in operation during a continuance of the strike. At 9:45 a.m. Mitchell and the three dis trict presidents went into conference with the manufacturers' committee behind closed doors. The committee from the Manufactur.ers' Association is composed of the following members: Frank Leake, Philadelphia; Geo. H. Barbour, Detroit; D. M. Parry. Richard Young and G. Maxwell of Indianapolis. When seen by an Associated Press repre sentative at the Irot~uols Hotel this morn ing, before the beginning of the conference, Mr. Parry said: Mr. Parry's Statement. "No tentative plan has bcen discussed by the committee. Until we get together and talk the matter over with Mr. M tcheil nothing can be said for publication except that we have strong hopes of accomplishing something before the conclusion of this conference, which will be of benefit to the manufacturers of the country." "Have you any understanding with the operators?" "No. We have made no move in that direction as yet. If we are able to accom plish anything with Mr. Mitchell and his colleagues, we will then try to formulate a plan on a purely business basis to bring the two sides of the controversy together for the benefit of the manufacturers." At 12:45 p.m. the coal conference was ad journed until 2 o'clock. Mr. Parry stated that a general discussion of the situation had taken place, but that nothing tangible had been agreed upon. "Everything is progressing favorably." said he, "and we have hopes that some definite action will be taken at tha after noon meeting." ASK PEESIDENT TO INTEBCEDE. Labor Bodies of Montana Preparing a Petition. BUTTE. Mont., October 7.-Labor bodies of Montana are preparing a petition to be presented to President Roosevelt, asking him to intercede in the anthracite- coal' strike. The petition recommends that as a preventative against a recurrence of such labor troubles Congress shall enact legisla tion looking to the purchase or lease by the [federal government of all coal fields. A committee was appointed to arrange for the holding of a mass meeting, at which funds will be received for the strikers. It Is the intention to have every organized labor body in 'The United States- join the move ment.* OHICAOO ArTE 80jT GOAL. City CounsilWHil Ask for UEshaumess in OEHCAGO, October 7.-Action was takep by the city council last night in an attempt to meet the izigencles resulting froma the tles1srIime. A resolution was passed, with ona ~delinta weani~uw 'wab ..... ct. ccmptroller. city treasurer, commissioner of public works and city clerks, contitut ing a committee.to ascertain as soon as pos sible the lowest cost at which Indiana or Illinois coal can be delivered in Chicago in quantities of ;(10 and 1AXMJ0 ton lots, to the end that coal may be brought to this mar ket and sold to conumers at its actual cost for delivery.' DIPLOMATIC CORPS PROMOTIONS. Mr. Henry White to Be Ambassador to Italy-Mr. Tackson to Be Advanced. Mr. Henry White. secretary of the United States embassy at London, is to be made ambassador to Rome. The late President McKinley intended to thus reward Mr. White for his long, faithful and valuable service in his subordinate diplomatic ca pacity, but found no opportunity during his incumbency. President Roosevelt has formed the same estimate of Mr. Whites abilities and fitness, and he has decided to make him ambassador to Rome. The ap pointment, however, is not to be made im mediately. Mr. Meyer, the present United States ambassador to Italy, has just re turned to that post from a visit to his home in Massachusetts, and it is expected that he will remain in Rome during the coming winter. Mr. John B. Jackson, who has been sec retary of embassy at Berlin since ]14, is also slated for an important diplomatic ap pointment, the purpose being to send him to one of the first desirable ministries that be comes vacant. His promotion is to be based upon the same reason as would in spire that of Mr. White, namely, a desire to extend into the diplomatic service the principle of promotion based on merit, which has worked so well in other branches of the government service. The recent changes in United States embassies and ministries was inspired by this same mo tive, and it is felt that men of higher -lual ity can be retained in the diplomatic serv ice when it becomes known that the best places are to be tilled by the promotion of those in the subordinate posts who show particular fitness for their work. PRENCH MINERS TO STRIKE. General Meeting to Be Held Early in October. In a report to the State Department, un der date of September 15, Consul H. S. Brunot at St. Etienne says that a congress of coal miners of all France will be held at Commentry early in October. "And it is anticipated," says Consul Brunot, "that a general strike will Immediately follow, as there is no likelihood that the demands for an eight-hour day, increase of wage. etc., can be granted. In the basin of the Loire, which is second in knportance of the coal districts of France, a referendum has re sulted in a decision to strike immediately, without waiting for the action of the na tional federation in October; but the facts that only 3,300 out of over 19,N0 miners voted at the referendum and that the ma jority was less than 1,000 would seem to indicate the existence of a strong sentiment in favor of awaiting the opportunity for united action with the other regions, after the congress of Commentry. instead of en tering upon a partial strike in which the segregated local miners would be fore doomed to defeat. There seems to be no diver-ty of opinion as to a general strike being ordered within the next six weeks." COL. QUINTON PROMOTED. Appointed a Brigadier General-Will Retire on the 15th. The President has appointed Col. William Quinton, 1st Infantry, to be a brigadier gen eral in the regular army. He will retire for age on the 15th instant. It is probable that Col. John I. Rodgers of the Artillery Corps at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., will be promoted to the vacancy thus created in the list of brigadiers. Although born in Ireland, General Quin ton was appointed to the army from Illinois. He began as a volunteer sergeant In the 19th Illinois Infantry, in 1861, and in the same year became a second lieutenant. In March, 181, he was advanced to a first lieutenancy and served until he was mus tered out in May, 1866. The following year he entered the regular establishment as first lieutenant of the 33d Infantry. He became a captain of the 7th Infantry in 1884. and in 1898 was transferred to the 25th Regi ment, becoming soon afterward a major of the 14th, and when Col. Abram A. Harbach of the 1st Infantry was made a brigadier general and retired, a few months ago. Gen eral Quinton became head of that regiment. with headquarters at St. Paul, Minn. WILL GO TO PENSACOLA. Big Eloating Dry Dock at Havana to Be Moved. Secretary Moody has decided to have the floating dry dock at Havana transported to the Pensacola navy ynrd just as soon as it can be made ready for the voyage, and he has issued the necessary orders, Construct or Taylor, who is at Havana, has reported that temporary repairs which will fit the dock for the short trip across the Florida straits to Pensacola can be made at the cost of a few thousand dollars, and once at Pensacola the extensive damage sus tained through the collapse of the dock can be repaired at leisure. It was In contempla tion to make these repairs at Havana, but the presence of this symbol of United States authority in the principal harbor of the island was annoying to the Cubans and the removal was ordered in deference to their feelings. NEW BRITISH AMBASSADOR. Arrival of Sir Michael Herbert, Lord Pauncefote's Successor. Sir Michael Herbert, who succeeds Lord Pauncefote as British ambassador at Wash ington, arrived here last night from New York and has taken temporary quarters at the New Willard pending the completion of repairs to the embassy building on Connec ticut avenue. He Is accompanied by Lady Herbert, who was a Miss Wilson of New York, but their two sons have remained be hind in New York for a short time. Ambassador Herbert is in correspondence with Secretary Hay with regard to his for mal presentation to the President.. mE SPANISH MIITER Senor de Ojeda Pays His Bespects to the Secretary of State. Senor Den Fainilo de Ojeda, the newly ap pointed Snanish minister, has arrived at Washington and called at the State Depart ment today and paid his respects to Secre tary Hay. He is arranging for the presen tation of his credentials to President Roose velt. Personal Mention. Gov'. W. F.'Durbin of Inaa and Mr. !Ndward-A.. Day of Worcester, Ma=s., are at the New Willard. Mr. George P. Niller of New Yark and Mr. R. C. boyd of Oiagae at the Rlal TH XTAR BY MAIL Persons leaving the city for any period can have The Star mailcd to them to any address in the United States or Canada. by ordering it at The Star office or at any Postal Tele graph offIce, all of which are branch offices of The Evening Star. Terms: 13 centr per week; 23 cents for two weeks. or 50 cents per month. IN VAtIABLY IN ADVANCE. The address may be changed as frequent ly as desired by riving the last ad dress, as well as the new one. ODELL SENDS TROOPS Motormen's Strike on Hudson Valley Railway. SITUATION IS ACUTE STRIKERS STONE CARS DURING THE NIGHT. Soldiers Will Picket the Lines and Endeavor to Prevent More Violence. SARATOGA. N. Y., Octo.ber 7.-Glens Falls has become the center of the trouble in connection with the motirmen's strike on the Hudson Valley railway. which went into effect August 34). and which has li d to calling out of the entire 2d Regim.nt. National Guard, Colontl Lloyd command Ing. The Glens Falls Company has been on duty since Sunday night. The Glovers ville Company reached the scene early to day, and the Schenectady and Amsterdam companies arrived there during the fore noon. The situation today is comparatively quiet. The regiment will go into camp in the vicinity of the group of towns, includ ing Glens Falls, South Glens Falls, Sandy Hill and Fort Edward. Tonight and to morrow the soldiers will be picketed at various points on the hundred miles of rail way system in the countics of Saratoga, Warren ai.d Washington. Troops Reach Sandy Hill. SANDY HILL, N. Y., October 7.-Fol ow ing the issuance of orders by Governor Odell lhst evening calling out the entire 2d Rcgirr.nt to protect the Hudson 'allty Electric raiilway on account of the strike of the motormen two of the twelve com panics of the regiment have arrived. They are Company K of Glens Falls and G of Gloversville. Last evening stones were thrown through car windows and a passenger was struck and slightly injured. George llourgeau of Giens Falls, ordered to move on, hesitattd and was pushed by a private of Cimpany K. Bourgeau f&II and struck the back of his hEpd. Fits condition is i rt7cal. The al leged riotcrs arr sted Saturd:ty night are out on ball of $2S4X etch. Rt-ports from the strike titld this morning indicate quiet condition. in all the towns throughout which the Hudson Valley lines are oper ated. Crowd Jeers Militiamen. SCHENECTADY. N. Y.. October 7.-The members of the two loc:il militia com paniks left hu re tolay for Glen. Falls, in response to the ordt.r calling out the -ntire 2d Regiment for duty in eunnectianm with the Hudson Valley Electric railway strike. The Mohawks of Gloversville passed through this city early today en route to the scene of trouble. The local troaps were jeered as they marched to the sta tion. LAST OF THE WAR MANEUVERS. Program Today Was efense of a River Crossing. FORT RILEY, Kan.. Octobir .-G(n. Bates announced this morning that today's work would conclude the military naneuv ers. The maneuvers today were those original ly set for tomorrow under the vague de scription of "a contact of all arms." The situation bcore the op ning of hostilities was as follows: A Blue division moving north on Stock dale crossedI the Rcptublican and Kansas rivers at Fer: Riley . AlBro'wn division of inferior strength took up a position for defensive tattle nuar the north reserva tion lin2, awaitting reinforcemen.nts, and while in this position was heavily attacked by the Blucs. The Brovwns. commanded by Col. Carr of the 4th Cavalry. consist d of the 1st and 2'1 Squadrons of the 4th Cavalry. the. lth Bat ftery and one battalion of the 2'2d Infantry. The Blues, under the orde rs of u n. Kobbe. compriEd all the other troops in the c'amp, including the Colorado battalion. Gen. Kobbe attnced, as he always dots, with great energy, and the lightirng for a time was very lively. DENVER SALOONS ROBBED. Two Masked Men Hold Up Proprietors -One Man Killed. DENVER, Col., October 7.-Two masked mien held up and robbed four saloans In as m-any different sections of the city with in an hour and a half last night, and at the last place shot and instantly killed Charles Blykin, who started to run as they made their appearance. The entire police force was put on their trail. The robberies all occurred in thickly settled parts of the city. Ex-Representative Grout Dead. ST. JOHNSHU'RY, Vt.. October 7.--For mer Congrehman Win. W. Grout died todaj at Kirby, after an illness of six weeks of malarial fever and other comliclationls. He was sixty-six years of ag . Mrs. Montague to Christen Ship. Special Dispiatch to The Evening Star. RICHMOND, Va., Octobe r 7.--Mrs. A. 3. Montague, wife of the governor, today ac cepted the invitation to christen the new ship, the Monroe, now being built at the Newport News shipyard for the Old Domin ion line. The date of the christening has not been fixed. Franco-Siamese Convention. PARIS, October 7.-At a cabinet meeting held at the Elysee Palace, Foreign Minister Delcasse announced that a Franco-Siamese convention, settling pending questions and defining the boundaries, &c., was signed to day. Jealousy LeadIs to Murder. DULUTH, Minn., October 7.-At Ely last night Joseph Grazek shot and killed Eli Seaezeck. Both are Austrians and enamn ored of the same young woman. Bfth called upon her last evening at the same time, and without warning Grasek Ehot SeaceeCk through the heart, killing him instantly. Death of George S. Prfince. Y ONKERS, N. Y., ,October 7.-GeofsS- -- Prince, treasurer of the New York Centsmi - rairoad, 45ed at his reslienp Ia this city today. He was sorty-four years of ege. sgettin t Atheas. Mting ConduI ,L. Nicholaides at Mttea= reorts to the Stat. Departnant tht thne ..memtisma eubsitfoa .f isaetr, een ar"e.t and hygtene, which was to bae to that city dartcg this mconth, es ges -as 'PaI AgNLM