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CAPTURE CAPITAL.
AFTER LONG SIEGE
Refuse to Heed Virtual Threat
ol United States Minister
of American Inter
vention. WOS Y GIL FLEES TO WARSHIP.
American Envoy Calls Attention
to Kail Kepntnlion Oiven to
Conntrv bv Revolutions.
OTHER NATIONS DISTURBED.
Inference Drawn at San Domingo
.' That the United States
Mav Assume a I'rotci-ior-
Mc (er Panto D.
mills':.
Washington. Nov. 21. I:i a cablegram
looived licro to l.iy riom Minister Pow
ell, elated San L'umingei. Xocmbor 23. lie
announces that the President of Santo
Domingo 1ms agreed to surrender the city
to the revolutionists. The articles of
capitulation weie being drawn up.
"The surrender." the cablegram said,
"will take place to-morrow (Tuesday)"
Cape Havtien, Xu. "1 Dispatches te
oeived lieio from Puerto Plata say that
1h citj- of San Domingo was. surrendered
to the revolutionists tills morning, and
that President Wos y Gil and his Minis
ters took refuse on board a German war
ship. The dispatches further say that
groat enthusiasm prevails throughout the
ountry.
POWELL'S WARNING.
San Domingo. Monday. Nov. 23. United
States Minister Powell, acting as peace
envoy for President Wos y Gil. In com
pany with the Ministers of Belgium.
Haytl and Spain, jesterday told the
rebels w iio arc besieging the city that the
soveielgnt.v of Santo DomiuRo may pas
to some qther Power unless- constant In
ternal disturbances cease.
The Inference here is thatthe United J
rsiie.-. may assume ai icost a proieur
ate over the country. If not absolute con
trol. Mann claims or Americans against
ihe Government, amounting to large
turns, have been clue and unpaid for
nidiiy j ears, through almost as many
t evolutions.
Minister Towel! informed the revolu
tionary chiefs that periodical revolutions
ought to cease, because they interrupt
commercial relations with other countries
and augment the debt of Santo Domingo,
which Is without means to pay foreign
creditors.
The Minister said further that these pe
riodical revolutionr endanger the peace of
his Government and of the Governments
of other nations, and that the present
revolution, if continued, would Imperil the
sovereignty of Santo Domingo.
me insurgents refused to accept the
terms offered and demanded the hisie
dlate capitulation of the city.
CHICAGO TO BUILD
ELECTRIC PLANT.
Mavor Harrison Proposes to Use
Power Furnished by Drain-
a;e Canal to Develop
Current.
Chicago. Nov. 2). Major Harrison to
day declared that the city would inter the
electric lighting field at once in competi
tion with the Gas Trust and the Chicago
Kdls-on and its' subsidiary companies-.
The Mayor believes that he has found a
solution for the'problem of regulating and
reducing the piices of light lo the householders-
of Chicago. The attempt to enter
the fWld by .selling to corporations and prl
vato Individuals cuirent made In the mu
nicipal plant will. It is expected, result In
an appeal to the courts by the big lighting
corporations. This, Ma-.or Harrison declare-!.
Is what the city would invite, as
It will determine Its right to deal in public
necesj-(tlcj.
"It is Just as well to meet this matter
Bt once." said Major Harrison. "The ear
lier we enter the field the easier we will
lie prepared to take advantage "f the de.
velopnient of the power at the mouth or
Hie great dralnnge channel connecting the
waters of lkr Michigan and tlie Missis
sippi Itiver." "
POLICE AND STRIKERS CLASH.
Officers Fire When Attacked and
i One Man Is Shot.
,. ni:ri;Buc sr-EnAL.
Moline, 111.. Nov. 24. A shooting affray
oceuired this ecning t-etween special po
lice employed to guard nonunion molders
working at William.-. White & Co.'s, and
r crowd of union stiikprs.-Sixty or sev
enty striker, had folio wed John and James
Hcaseer, the specials who were; escorting
three nonunion men to their boarding
house. '
The police claim the strikers threw
rocks at them. Backing Into the door of
a saloon, the officers faced the crowd.
Several shots were fired, and George
Claussen, it striker, fell, shot in the groin.
He was carried to the City Hospital ancj
may not reepver.
May Cnme Continued.
Because Prosecuting Attorney Charles
Williams said he understood that the
Grand Jury had voted Indictments against
Miss Lulu May, charging forger-, the
cae against her In the Court of Criminal
Correction yesterday was laid over -until
T December 4.
.AMIss May was arrested on a warrant
-orn out by Mrs. Nellie Braggins-Gantz,
the former opera singer, and a school
mate of the accused woman. Sirs.
Uantz charged Miss May with selling her
i note for CSO, -purporting to be genuine,
f.Uch ffea ftvera w a fcrrj-,
WARNS AMERICA TO SHOW
MOTIVES ARE UNSELFISH.
Foreign Minister TJieo of Colombia Expresses Thanks to Minister
lieaupre for the Offer of the (Sood Offices of (lie United States
in tlie Dispute I.otwecn Colombia and tholvcpublieof I'anamu.
CITIZENS PROTEST EARNESTLY AT AGGRESSION ON ISTHMUS.
SPECIAL l'.V PA111.E TO THK NEW YOI'.K
HERALD AND THE ST. LOt'IS ItEl'L'HI.ll'
Panama. Tuesday. Nov. 24. (Copyiight,
IMS.) The Itcpiihliv and Herald's cm re
spondent at Bogota sends the following
dispatch:
"Hjjgota, Colombia. Nov. 21, via Buena
Ventura. Nov. 14. Minister of Foreign Af
fairs Carlos Rico, answering Mr. Beaupre'3
note, accompanying the transmission of
the treaty between the United States and
Panama, signed November IS, says he
hope that in the coming events of world
wide importance the American Govsaj
ment will demonstrate that It did not
recognize Isthmian Independence with the
object of obtaining any matetlal advan
tage, but from generous, humane and
friendly motives, to prevent bloodshed.
".Minister lllco also thanks the American
Government for its offers of Its good of
fices to both sides, wiiich should effect
peace and maintain Colombia's Integrity."
The refeience in the last sontehce to
naintalninc Colombia's Intcciity is not
exactlj clear. There was nothing of this
ohaiartor in tile offer made by the Unlwd
, Mates of its gocd offices.
PEOPLE AROUSED.
I Bogota. Nov. 21. via Colon, Nov. 21. A
j prominent politician here, who is close to
the Government and thoroughly posted in
the affairs- of the administration, speaking
to the Associated Press conespondent to
day, characterized the action of the United
States on the Isthmus or Panama as most
unjustifiable. He added:
"Colombians hope that the reasonable
and falnnlnded people of the United State.-
will bring such pressure to bear on the
JULIA MARLOWE WILL NOT
RETIRE FROM THE STAGE.
Upshot of All Her Professional Troubles Is the Signing f New
Contract With Frohmnii in Which She Is Ounranteed a Eab-
ulous Sum.
The upshot of all the recent professional
troubles which have afflicted Mis Mar
lowe is that she has made a new contract
with Charlcsi Frohman and In the fututo
will play under ills direction, pot on a
salary or a percentage, hut for an ex
traordinary large guarantee.
It is said to be the laigest sum over
ruarantee-d an American actios so large.
ROOSEVELT, PLATT AND ODELL
. GOME TO AN UNDERSTANDING.
Washington. Nov. 24. Senator Thomas
C. Piatt and Governor Benjamin D. Odell
of New York have reached an absolute
and entire agreement, politically. Both
will wotk in perfect harmony with each
other and with President Boosevelt.
This. In brief, it was announced, is the
net iesult of a conference held at the
White House to-night. The parties to the
conference were the President. Senator
Piatt. Governor Odell and Colonel George
W. Dunn, chahman of the Republican
State Committee of New York.
For several months it has been known
PLANS PERFECTED
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Executive Hoard Names Ladies
Who Will Preside Over the
Collection Boxes.
WORK IS WELL ADVANCED.
Indications Are That This Year's
Donations Will Be Largest
Yet Kaised for the In
stitutions. The Executive Board of the Hospital
Satunla- and Sunday Association met at
the Noonday Club yesterday afternoon at
1 o'clock to iierfect plans for the collection
of the fund and to heir reports. There
were present D. n. Francis, piesldent; J.
A. Waterworth. secretary: J. C. Stadel
man. assistant secretary, and Members A.
L. SlnpWgh. E. II. Remple. H. N. Davis,
B. J. Taussig, Ellas Michael and G. H.
Ten Broek.
Beports received from the committee in
dlcale thai the woik Is further advanced
than any previous year. The Church Com
mittee has distributed llterntiuo to tho
congregations 0f overy denomination.
The Trades Committee has distributed
its blanks and encouraging reports have
been receiv efl from more than 100 subcom
mittees of the trades.
Tlie Box Committee's material Is rcady
for distribution for Saturday's collections.
The following ladles will preside over the
glass bocs In the various downtown oaice
buildings, clubs and theaters, Saturday:
rtsnk of Commerce HulHlrit-9 to 1 o'clock.
Sir. I. C5. Tutt; 1 to , open.
Itoanl of Education DullditiR 9 to 1 o'clock.
Mrs. cz, L. llammerstcln: 1 to S. Mrs. William
U. Ittner.
Carleton Building All day, Jirs. August
Frank.
Century llilMIwt a to 1 o'clock. Mrs. r.. K.
Paramore; 1 to 5. opn.
Century Theater Afternoon and evening. Mrs
George C K. Wagoner.
Chemical HuIMlnf 3 to 1 o'clock. Mrs. C
M. Hunton: 1 to 5, Mrs. w. H. Murtleld.
Columbian Club All day. Mm. Moera Fralev.
Colonial Trust Building (Old) s to 1. Mrs.
Jolln A. Ing; 1 to 6. Mrs. John W. Spnrx
Columbia Theater Afternoon and evening,
Ml Georglna. ftahy.
Commercial Building 9 to -1 o'clock. Mm
John JC. Iirummond. Jr.: 1 to 5. open.
Commonwealth Trust Building 9 to I. o'clock,
Mrs. George D. Markham: I to'S, Mrs. Samuel
Plant.
Equitable Building All day. Mrs, John Clark
Howe. .
I Four-Court-AU day. Mrs. M. I-yKlntzlng.
I uucrton Building s to J. Sirs. J', rt. Laugh
Ca? 1 to d ceo.
Government at Washington that the result
will be the saving of the isthmus to Co
lombia and the ptoteetlon of Colombia's
unquestioned lights thete.
"All Colombians protest, as would the
people of other nations, against this ag
gression of tho United States.
"Colombia is confident that justice will
be done her. and all Colombians are
inanimouslyresolved to sustain and de
fend the national Integrity even at any
sacrifice. The Bogota Government Is re
ceiving the wipport of all political ptr
tles. and theie are dally made generous
donations of gold and jewels to meet such
expenses as may become necessary '
TREATY STARTS ON WAY
TO ISTHMIAN GOVERNMENT.
New York. Nov. 21. Pederico Boyd and
Doctor Amador, the Panama Commission
ers who came to this country to frame
the new canal treaty, to-day delivered the
new tieatv to the puiscr of ihe City of
Washington, who will delier it to the ail
thoiltles hi Colon.
Auntrln ItccoxnixcM Pjiiiniun.
Vienna, Nov. 21. The Associated Press
Is Informed that the Austio-llunparlan
Government has decided to recognize the
Itcpubllc of Panama, and that Instruc
tions to this effect will be g!en to the
Austrian Ambassador at Washington.
f.rriuiiuy Uxleiitlii lle-cogrHltluil.
Berlin. Nov. 21. The Heire'gn Office to
day made the following otlicial announce
ment "Upon the Imperial Chancellor's
written iiiupu-al, the Emperor yc-terday
directed that the new fren Slate of Pana
ma tie recognized bv Germany."
Indeed, that Miss Mmlowe's bushier ad
viser says lie cannot understand how the
arrangements were made.
Mia Marlowe will retire next Saturday
night for a ear's rest and next season
will appear, according to the terms of her
contract, with Mr. Frohmnn in Shakes
peare, If she wishes to, and either with
Mr. Sothern or bj herself, as she wNlies.
that political different es eitcd between
Governor Odell and Senator Piatt. These
differences weie of Mich a character as to
cause concern In the minds of their
friends, although they did not take the
form of an alignment of factions in New
Yolk State. Thej giew out of State ap
IKilniinents originally, and it Is stated
practically were confined to Slate affairs.
Both Senator Pi itl and Governor Odell
have announced theit desire that Pi evi
dent Boo'-evelt next .sear sho'ild be nom
inated and elected. It can be slated, how
ever, that at the eonfemice to-night the
Mibleet of national pulllies was not con
thlCTCd except in so far as New York Slate
polltlc
falls.
olltlcs naturally meig" into national af-
(rantl Oi-eru-iiou-. Aftermion anil evening,
Ml-s Goorglm Kal
Holland llulMlns All dav. Mis J. M Allen.
I.ai!til. Jlulfdirrf y to 1 u'clutk. .Mrs. Simeon
Itav. 1 lo 5 creli
I.atfeiltf Hotil All day. Mrs. .lams Cox.
l.lluoln lmt IlulMlliK s In 1 o'clock. Mr
Veils If. Modern. 1 to 5. iifi-n
l.indcll lintel All daj. Mis Martin Shaigti
ness Meicnmlle Cluli 10 lo 3 o'clock. Mrs. John
Schroeis
Meiciintlie Library 9 to 1 o'clock. MIm Isabel
Wlllcox. 1 to .".. .Ml-s KtU-dtieth Cam
MercbMlits Exchange It) to .1 o'clock. Mrs
W A Gardner.
MemuM A. .laccanl llullitlnif All da, Mre.
Dolilel C Nuceiu
Mltsourl l'acillc IfulMIn:? 9 to 1 o'clnrk, Mrs.
Iturcll Harding: 1 to 3. Mrs Corwln II Spra
ler Missouri Trust IIulIiling-9 to 1 o'cloclc. Mrs.
A. 1. sjttanicigh; i to iv. open
Old Flloji," Building-!' to 1 o'cloclc. Mrs.
Geoipe C. It Wagoner; 1 lo r.. Mrs J. M.
II. .Ik. ii.
OIriilc Theater Afternoon nnd evening.
Mr-. Guslnv c;ianier.
Planurs Hotel i to 1 o'clock. Mis. Puight
TrU.uj . 1 lo :. Mrs. Janus Green
Pout ofhic All day. Mrs. I,u3 .Marlon Mc
Call Kinito iiLiiding aii uay. mis. i'c;us j
AVaile.
St. Nicholas Hotel-All day. Miss Lulu 1).
Wsim.r
Security building 9 to 1 o'clock, Mrs. L G
McKalr. t to 5. in
Kiulheru Hotel 10 to 1 ecloek. Mis Jol.n A
OcKeiiion; 1 lo . Mis H. N. sij,fnc,.r; 5 j0 :'.
.Mrs .1 A Mimrmii
Ollon Mallcn All da. Mrs James V Hell
Walnwrlglit Hulldlng 10 to 1 oMock. Mis. S
1 Mvarls; 1 lo 5 Mrs. r. w. Motl.
A meeting tt. complete the assignment
of ladles to take charge of buildings that
arc still open will bo held at the Mercan
tile Club at 1 o'clock to-day. President
l-'raucls. wlio will pieside at tills meeting,
requests that all ladies who are In any
way coii'i"i'tel witli governing hoatds of
IiosppfiN attend.
Tho following hive accepted appoint
ments lo see to the e-omfort of the Indies
In chat go of the buildings, each of whom
will receive a letter of instructions as to
their duties.
Bsnk of Coranierc-. W. S. Thompson; iTeart
of KilD'Atlnn. Wm II Inner, e'arleten bulld
Inir. J C. Hill. Oiiturj- bulldlnn. A O Ilule,
eVnliin Theater. A. t itule; Colonial Tru.t
building mldi. Edward T. Campbell. lumbia
iiib. J. I). Goldmin. I'liejutcal bullillng. Lane
T. Cemk, i"ofumbla Theater. Krank Ft Tate,
ConimcnHealtli Trn.t building, Lanrenre rt.
reicc. ommrclal bulldlnit. .1 l Allies,
Eeiullable buIMtng. H. N liavls; Tour e.'ourts.
Mslheev M Kielv: Kullerlon build :ig. .1 Ft
Lauglilln. 4rand Opern-heij.e. .folm ; sheehi .
Ilrilnnl ImlMlng. G. II Tn Itreck and n. T
Molt, Liclede Hot. I. A. (. Hcua-d. Icli.l
li.lllillnz. ("hales dark, Llndell Hotrl M
Shfluchnessy: Linesiln Trust building, Wm H
Welln: Meicantllo L'bralj. J. W Sparge; Mer
cantile I'lilb. John Schlojis; Mei.hnnl.' Ex
change. T. ft. Ballard: Mermo.1 Jaecanl build
ing. elceMlman King; Missouri Tint bul'dln?.
August Sehlafiv; Missouri Athletic Club, Is-slie
-Mcrmaduke; Missouri Pacific building. II. c
Townsemi: cdd Fellows building. E. n. Seni
I.fe. Oljmpte Tlieater. Pat Short; I'lnnfrs
Hrtel. Henry Weaver: Post Of'lce. E v
Haiimhoff Itlalto liuil'llng, 1'estns .1 Wad;
Hnjinern Hotel )i c ,es; St. Nicholas
Iltt'l. It ' Reaty: Seeurlly hull.l.ng. Holrfrt
Ault: Union Station. Jesse Elseman: Waln
n right building. W. 1". Nolker.
DEATH OF SIDNEY SKINNER.
Veteran of Civil War Fasscd
Away at Sun's Home.
Sidney Mathew Skinner died Monday
night at the home of his son. Charles M.
Skinner, in Webster Gioves. He had lived
for the last three j'cars In Lindenwood,
St. Louis County.
Mr. Sklniicrr'w-as SG years old. He was
born in New York, but moved to Oxford,
O.. where he was elected to office and
waged a successful fight against saloons.
He served In the Union Army during the
Civil War, and was a member of the In
dependent Order of Odd Fellows. He is
survived by his wife nnd four sons. The
Inurment will b In Union City. Ind.
TO
FUNDS FOR GIFT,
Letters llegarding Missouri bat
tleship Testimonial Sent to
Three Hundred Towns.
SUBSCRIPTIONS COWING IN.
Mayor -Wells and Chairman Mal
lard Address Chief Execu
tives, and Committees
Arc at Work.
LETTER SENT TO MAYOIIS
op three iie.M'iuci) tiiwxs.
St. Louis Nov. 23. IMt. To the
Major: We take the liberty of call
ing your personal attention to tho
jnoprlety of a testimonial from the
people of the State to the battle
ship Missouri.
It has seemed to us that the repu
tation of the State for llbenlity and
public -pir't required a girt at least
as valuablt and decorative as thoso
pirsi nl--d tij other States lo the
ships beaiing their names.
Tlie Artists' Guild of St. Ixmis
has nirangod to place a bell on the
Missouri. 'I hough this is graceful
and commendable, the State should
go further. While the form of gift
will be tie'-ratified later it seems
that its character should be hi
keeping whh tlio position of MIs
souil among patriotic American
Coimmnwealths.
In order that the tcstlmor.ini may
hao that character, and ai?o bo
the offering of all the people, wo
esk that ou invite and receive con
tribiitions.ir jour city. If you can
secure, in donations of rrom 50
cents to Jl. the sum of ?23 to $C. it
will 1 e grate fully received and duly
aeknow lodged In the public prints.
Respectfully your-.
(signed) ROLIV Wi:LLS.
'1. B. Ballaid. .Mayor.
Chairman.
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As most of the contributions to the
Battlc-hip Testimonial mnd have been
from St. Louis, 300 copies of the above let
ter will be sent to-day to the Mayors of
the various towns, both those that have
reported progress in raising a fund In
their towns and those who have not yet
had the matter called to their attention" in
an official manner..
Since Governor Doekery sanctioned the
efforts of the St. Luls committee to rnlHe
the fund throughout the State there have
been many subscriptions sent to The Re
public. Some of them were raised through tho
efforts of the Mayors of the towns, in
one instance the acting Lieutenant Gov
ernor of Missouri went among the people
of his own town Senator Rubev lives In
r ..10.... , .
.-..ii lata aim raiseu 111 one Hour mole
than the others, taken all together, have
et reported to either The Republic or the
treasurer of the General Committee
H has been pointed out that If one dis
tinguished citizen of a town of only 1,300
Inhabitants (the populaUon of LaPlata)
can raise such a subscription by an appeal
to the patriotism of his townsmen, other
towns of ninny times the size of LaPlnta
should be better icpres-ented In the fund
than by one or two subscriptions made by
the leading citizen".
ST. IaMCIS CH'B ACTION.
Action will be taken by the St. Louis
Club after a meeting of Its directors, to
he held tills week. As a considerable
fund has been raied through individual
Miscriptinn. of the members of the Mer
cantile Club, and as other organizations
are working to make a representative ad
dition to tlie testimonial. It Is thought that
the largest subscriptions to the fund out
side the business organizations will be
made by tho clubs.
Professor John C Van Oriiuni. member
01 me .Mayors Committee. Is getting sub
scriptions fiom the civil and mechanical
engineers throughout the State. A com
mittee., composed of members of thu Ln
gineers' Club of St. Louis, has been ap
pointed by Professor Van Ornum, and is
at woik.
Partial reports have been made hy sev
eial of the committees, and all are striv
ing to have as many names on their litts
hy December 1 as possible.
A prominent member of the committee
uppolnted by the Major said jesterday:
"There Is Utile doubt that the fund will
lie as large as that raised by any other
State for a similar piirKisP. The patriot
ism 01 citizens or Missouil would he
called In eiucstlon if they failed in this
duty which citizens of other States have
performed so well.
"While I have no preference in the mat
ter of the form of the testimonial, it
should be at least as handsome and costlj
as the gift of any other State. I think the
citizens as a wholo appreciate the honor
that has heii done their State, and I have
no doubt hut that they will respond In a
lilting manner."
No final decision as to the stjle- ejf gift
will be reached until tlie fund Is all in
the hands of tlie treasurer. A meeting of
the General Committee wilt be allied for
December 1. when discussion of tin., slj le
of gift .will bo Ihe piinclpai business.
FIRST SNOW OF THE SEASON.
Wa liner Weather Is. tin: 1'redie
tion for To-Day.
The first snow of the season fell last
night and carried out Ihe prediction of the
official weather forecaster. I-arge soft
flakes began to descend upon the cllj
about 9:10 o'clock, and in a halt hour the
streets wen covered with a glistening
mantle.
The fall continued pretty heavy up to 11
o'clock. Bj- that time a thickness of two
inches of the beautiful" had Bpread over
some districts.
The fall, nccordlng to the local Weather
Bureau, was headed from the AV'est. where
a stonn eif considerable cnergj- has been
brewing for several day?. Snow was re
ported in Western Iowa, Nebraska and
South Dakota Tuesdaj- morning, which,
with easterly winds to back It. promised
to arrive In St. Louis on schedule time, as
it did.
A cold wave has also visited the Upper
Mississippi Valley and the lake region.
The coldest polnt-yetcrday was at Moore
head, Minn., where the njprcurj- stood at
10 degrees below zero.
Clovdy to-day; warmer, with fresh north
to cast winds.
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MIL AND MRS.
Who were married Monday evening.
Miss Maliel Sutheilaml and
Fred C.
Meier, former Supply Commissioner and
second son of E. F. W. Meier, former
President of the City Council, gave a great
surprise to their friends by quietly being
married on Monday evening, two months
in advance of tho time which they had
orlginallj- set for their wedding.
Their engagement has been known for
some time, but whenever Interrogated on
the subject they spoke of a February wed
ding date. A few clays Ago Mr. Meier dis
ewtred that Important business would re
quire his Immediate presence In New York
for a mouth or more, posslblj- all winter,
and then the hastj- wedding was deter
mined upon.
Accompanied b- onlj- ithree friends Mr.
and Mrs. Hairy Bradford and John J.
Manton. Clerk of the Court of Criminal
Correction, they went to the Grace Lu-)
theran Church, corner St. Louis and Gar
rison avenues, on Mondaj- evening and
were married at C o'clock. th Reverend
Doctor Somcrs performing the ceremonj-.
Theto was no bridesmaid, hut Mr. Man
ton served the bildegroom In the capacity
of best man.
Mrs. Sutherland, mother of tho bride,
is out of the citv at present, but was ap
prised of the wedding arrangements bj
telegram and wired her congratulations.
Tho hi idc, a handsome blonde, wore a
going-awaj' continue of roj'al blue French
broadcloth, strictlj tailoicd. with blouse
of soft white .satin and lace, and a blue
velvet hat. She carried a bouquet of
white roses. She Is the j'ounger sister of
Cora Sutherland Piatt, who was the first
wife of Elrov S. Piatt, who died recently.
On their return from the honeymoon Mr.
and Mrs. Meier will occupy n suite at the
Granville, where Mrs. Sutherland and her
daughter have lived for some time.
THIRTEEN MINERS
ARE ENTOMBED.
Coal Diggers Killed by Acciden
tal Explosion of Coal Gas at
Itonanzii, Ark.
Fort Smith, Ark.. Nov. 21. Thirteen
miners were killed and gicnt damage was
done by an accidental explosion of as
this afternoon in coal mine No. 20 at Bo
nan.a. Ark., twelve miles from this citj
At nightfall only six of the victims had
been re-covered.
The death list includes:
IlOH r.EISDAL,
iua strickland,
will keiioe.
mike Walker,
W l. MOOItE,
GltA.NUl'A" llltOWN. father of Pit noss
llrouir
Tho explosion occurred at 1 o'clock this
afternoon. There were about IT3 men in
the various; shafts at the time. All es
caped without Injury, exeept the thirteen
who wore employed in enlrj- "K," the
seene of the explosion.
The force of the explosion was terrific
and timbers weie torn from the walls
of Hie passages for several hundred yards
lit the mouth of entry "K." The passages
weie so completely obstructed that the
work of rescuing Hie. entombed men was
tellous In the xtreme. and several horns
were consumed before the first liodj- was
found.
It is thought that the gas was acci
dentally Ignited hy a miner's lamp. The
miners w"ho escaped, with the aid of oth
ers summoned from neir-hj- shafts. Imme
diately scl about dealing the passages, in
the hope that some of the thirteen en
tombed men might have survived the ex
plosion B.v nightfall six bodies had been recov
ered, and the rescue work was still in
progress. It Is now considered certain that
nil of the entombed men have perished.
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BILL TO MAKE SALE OF
POLITICAL INFLUENCE A CRIME.
4 Washington. Nov. 21. Representative Hardwlck of Georgia Introduced a bill
s to-day making it a misdemeanor, punishable by a minimum imprisonment of
s hix months and a maximum of flvo years,
gain, political influence, or to purchase the
.
WEDDING
FRIENDS OF COUPLE.
Photograph hy Conkling.
FRED C. MEIER,
The bride was Mis? Mabel Sutherland.
Enters Residence of Mrs. T. S.
Gallagher and Compels Her
to Surrender 10.
BURGLAR A WHITE MAN.
Victim but Slightly Injured by
Intruders Grasp on Her
Throat Nerves Are
Badlv Shocked.
.Mrs. Thomas F. Gallagher of No. 40
ICennerly avenue had an experience with
a burglar last night which cost her $10 and
much damage to her nerves. Mrs. Gal
lagher believes that alio owes her life to
her ready compliance to the Intruder's de
mand for monej-. She franklj- told him
what money there was about the house,
and he took what was offered and de
parted. Thomas F. Gallagher, her husband. Is
Janitor and watchman at the Cote Bril
liance School, which adjoins their home.
He was engaged In his duties last night.
Ills wife sat In a back room of their home
when she heard steps in the hall.
A dog, which has become a pet of the
family, has the freedom of the hail during
the night and -Mrs. Gallagher thought that
tho light steps were those of the dORjjSji
she said, "Come on in. Shep." thtiftnng
that the dog would open the door with his
paw and enter.
The door was opened, but instead of the
dog a man wearing a black mask entereu.
For a moment Mrs. Gallagher was unable
to speak from surprise and fright. When
she recovered her powers and endeavored
to scream the stranger seized her by the
throat and said he would choke her if
she tried to utter a sound.
Ho then asked If there was any money
about the. hou-c. Mrs. Gallagher replied
that there was a J10 gold piece. He com
manded her to get It and forbade her
making anv outcry under penalty of
death. She procured the gold piece and
gave It to the robber.
He then commanded the woman to sit
.inwn where she had been, and not to
move or epeak for live minutes. As soon
ns the man had left her. however. Mrs.
Gallagher ran to the house of a neighbor
screaming that she had been robbed.
Hr cries attracted the attention or Ta
trolman nebee. who hurried to the house.
Ills Investigation showed that the burglar
had entered bv a window In the base
ment, had apparently succeeded in quiet
ing the dog, and had left by the front
door after he had secured his booty.
Mrs. Gallagher said that the burglar's
hands were white. He was about 5 feet
10 inches tall, she thinks, and wore rub
ber shoe". He wore a black mask and n
black cloth about his neck, which gave
him the appearance of a negro.
The robber's grasp on Mrs Gallagher's
throat was not severe enough jo leave a
bruise. lie made very little noise when he
walked and did not seem nervous or ex
cited, and went about his work as though
it was a most ordinary matter.
lo sell or in any way dispose of, for
same. A
a
1M
CHICAGO oil;
IS NOW SETfy
I.oth Sides to the Street Ka
Controversy Ajrree Upoi
Comiuoii Basis.
STRIKERS TO BE REINSTATE
This Is the Only ImjHirtant Cor.
cession Made by the Company
Cars to Bun on All
Lines To-Dav.
Chicago. Nov. 2-C The strike of the em
ployes of the Chicago CItj- Railway was
settled at an early hour this morning- at
a conference between the Maj-or. the Al
dermanle Peace Committee. President
Hamilton and E. R. Bliss-, counsel for the
companj-. and the Executive Board of tho
local union of the strikers.
The haIo on which tlie settlement was
reached is a complete victory for the com-par.j-.
as far as the original demands of
the men were concerned. The agreement
reached will he ratified at a meeting' of
the men at 3 o'clock thin morning; and it
is expected that trafllc on all lines of the
companj- will be resumed to-daj-.
The onlj- Important concession maele by
the companj- was an agreement to rein
state alt the strikers. Including the out
side unions who went out in sympathy
with tlie trainmen, with the exception of
those who resorted to violence durinp the
trouble.
The arbitration of the wage scale Is to
be according to the wages paid outside of
Chicago and not on the basis of the local
street railways.
These are the- two points that have been
the stumbling block to a peaceable ad
justment of the strike for the past week.
The company has insisted that it pays
higher wages than any similar corpora
tion In tlie counlrj-. The men were fear
ful that arbitration on the scale paid in
other cities would decrease their -wages,
pd they fousht stubbornly for their
point. ,
DEMANDS AND AGREEMENTS.
The original demands of the union wert
as follows:
1. An Increase in wages amounting to 4
cents an hour for all men cmploj-ed on tho
electric lines; before the strikes the men
offered to accept 1 cent an hour. Both
sides were at all times willing to arbitrate
the wage scale, the basis of arbitration
being the sole point at issue, and on this
the company wins.
2. The empioj-ment of none but union
men. On this point the company wins.
3. That the officials of the union be giv
en tho right to say what men shall b
discharged, and their discharge not to
stand if it did not meet the approval of
the union. On this point the company
wins.
i. The right of tlie union torcgulatc the
routing of cars, it being claimed by them
that a man was compelled to be on dutv
for fifteen to twtntj- hours in order to
make a full daj-'s paj-. On this point the
company wins.
5. Demanded b.v the union after sjmpa
thetic strikes had been started bj- firemen,
engineers, electrical workers and team
sters within two days after signing con
tracts, that all men should be taken back
and given their former positions. The
agreement is that all men not guilty of
violence toward the company during tho
striko are to be taken back. Others will
remain out. This to the only advantage
obtained bj- the strikers.
LEADING TOPICS
TO-DAVrHEPUBia
THE SUN RISES THIS MORNING AX
6:52 AND SETS THIS EVENING AT 4:40.
THE MOON SETS THIS EVENING AT
10:33.
GRAIN CLOSED: ST. LOUIS-MAT
WHEAT. S2ijc BID; MAY" CORN. 4tH4o
BID. CHICAGO-MAY WHEAT . 73c
ASKED: MAY CORN. 47i;c-BID.
WE4THER CONDITIONS.
Far St. Lorain and Vicinity Cloudy
to-dny. TTlth probably rain or anorri
onie-what -warmer; fresh, north tit
eaHt irlntla.
PAIIT I.
Page.
1. Buried Beneath Collapsed Building.
Miss Drcyer and McGrew Illegally Dis
missed. 2. Will Floor Grand, Basin With Wood
3. Morgan and Hanna, In a Lively Tilt.
Two Archbishops Guesto of Honor fit
BanqueL "v"
Boird In Deadlock! School IWIthotst
Stove,
4. Missions to Give Dinners for Poor. y
C. Happenings In East Side Cities.
C. Editorial.
Society Happenings.
7. Railroad News.
Grabs His Hat in Argument
Seeks Release From Jail".
Alleges Papers Are Forged.
5. Schwab Offered Bribe. Saj-s Nixon. '
Texas Banker Ends His Life.
Calls ex-Speaker Liar.
rAM ir.
1. Mayors to Raise Funds for Gift.
Mobs at Chicago Avoid Policemen.
2. General Sporting News.
3. Chicago Grain Markets. "
Live-Stock Markets.
New York Stock Quotations.
I. RcpuHio "Want" Ads.
Birth, Marriage and Death Records.
New Corporations.
5. Rooms for Rent Ads.
7.. New York Finance.
"Local Securities Easy.
Summary of St. Louis Markets.
8. Iner-Seal Boxes Not Protected.
Confession Clears Chicago. Crime.
Flan Farewell for Afxhbbjlicp Hartjr
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