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Second Day's Program
for G. A, R
Thousands Watched the Pic
turesque Display.
Big Reception in the Pension Office
Building Going on This
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.)
Woman lmpia to
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
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.
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
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
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. ' ,
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.
Entire State Force Now Sent to Coal
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.
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."
Conference With President Mitchell at
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
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
"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."
Labor Bodies of Montana Preparing a
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
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.'
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
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.
General Meeting to Be Held Early in
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."
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
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.
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.
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..
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
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
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
address may be changed as frequent
ly as desired by riving the last ad
dress, as well as the new one.
Motormen's Strike on Hudson
Valley Railway.
Soldiers Will Picket the Lines and
Endeavor to Prevent More
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
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
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
Program Today Was efense of a River
FORT RILEY, Kan.. Octobir .-G(n.
Bates announced this morning that today's
work would conclude the military naneuv
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.
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
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
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

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