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Charlie Lee, Released From Jail,
Returns to His Bailiwick.
Tlfe Foriuct; Mayor of Philadelphia's
CMiuitoMii Welcomed Bock liy His
Friend Say He Will Make It
'Warm for HIh Knemlew Well
Treated While In Durance Vile.
" PHILADELPHIA, April 11. Some of the
. choicest -spirits of the Chinese colony cel
ebrated last night the release from Moy
amen'sing prison of Charlie Lee, formerly
Mayor of Chinatown and one of its wealth
iest merchants. Prior to the advent of
Lee Toy, Charlie Lee was the ruling pow
" or among the Race Street Celestials. He
- owned tea shops, merchandise shops, and
laundries. His word went among his
countrymen as second only to the dictum
of the Chinese Union, the "august tribunal
that sits as a court of arbitration to ad
just the disputes of the local descendants
of' Confucius. But according to Charlie's
own story, he ran up against an Influential
.coterie of the Rev. Frederick Poole's Chi
nese Mission and the contact resulted in
'his undoing.
In March of last year all Chinatown was
thrown into consternation by the arrest of
their leader at his own headquarters, at
820 Race Street. He was charged with
conducting a gambling joint. Before Judge
Sulzberger he was convicted and sentenced
to imprisonment for one year. It was the
sftru conviction for gambling in Chinatown
in a period of ten years.
Charlie Lee was released yesterday
'morning, having leceived a commutation
vof one month for good behavior. He went
IJmmediately to the City Hall, where he
called first upon Superintendent or Police
Quirk and then upon Captain of Detectives
'Miller. His object was to asswre them of
"his innocence and his future good inten
'tions, and to talk with them concerning
the alleged wickedness of his enemies.
His return to the Race Street colony
was In the nature of a triumph. HU im
prisonment had evidently elevated him in
the consideration of his people. Hereafter
it will be nlpand tuck between ChRrlie
Lee and Lee Toj. for there cannot le two
mayors in the same block.
The "gohen." or reception, given in hon
or of the persecuted leader, was started
yj I"!!"!!!!
in the evening. In the merchandise J the operators agreed to meet the miners.
shop of Quong luen Hong, at S22 Race
Street. There many of the leading Chi
nese merchants and laundry owners of the
city gathered about the released prisoner,
tmoking and drinking tea and offering
protestations of renewed fealty. From the
Hhop the party went to the restaurant of
.'die Hong Low. a cousin of Lee's, at No.
!J3. The plebeian dishes of yock-a-rain
and chop-suee would not do for this occa
sion. Li-wo-opp and vow -wo-gung, at a
dollar a throw, genuine importations from
(Ihina, were the features of the menu.
In talking of his case. Charlie Lee
claimed that the whole trouble arose over
the question or proprietorship of a house
on Race Street where he wished to open a
merchandise shop. The Chinese Union de
cided in his favor, but the other contest
ants were not satisfied. One of them,
Charlie claimed, was a member of the mis
sion, and so the influence of that body
was enlisted against him. Rev. Mr. Poole
himself appeared for the prosecution at
his trial, and his evidence apparently con
vinced the judge.
"But I was innocent," protested Charlie,
who speaks excellent English, "and Mr.
Poole never met me until he saw me in
court. I met him on the street this aft
ernoon and he did not recognize me I
have been in business here in Race Street
for twenty years, and before I have been
here much longer my enemies will be sor
ry for what they have done."
Charlie Lee liked his treatment in pris-
A General S?Alfe Suddenly Ordered
M lrJHtlinrK, Md.
FROSTBURG, Md., April 11. The situa
tion in the George's Creek coal fields took
a sudden anUunexpected change, when a
general suspension, iwas ordered for 12
o'clock tonight. It was not generally be
lieved that a general suspension was so
near at hand. In fact, the impression was
abroad that the proposed meeting between
President C. K. Lord and the committee
of Consolidation employes and business
men would have the effect of deferring
any definite action by the delegation which
was to meet in Frostburg today. It was
not known that the strike was so near at
hand until Organizer Warner left the hall
at the end of theK session, when it was
announced thathe had ordered the call for
a general suspension to be- placed upon a
bulletin board.
Some forty delegates, representing the
miners of the George's Creek and Meyers
dale regions, came to Frostburg and as
scbled in Nickel's: Hall at 10 o'clock and
again at 1 o'clock, and finished their work
early in the afternoon. The?e delegates
were chosen In accordance with the in
structions given at the Lonaconing mass
meeting for the purpose of conferring with
the coal operators if the operators should
consent to (hb "Joint meeting. No reply
was rpoelved. from the operators and the
following was "announced as the result of
the action of thov delegates:
We, tlic dcltirates acmhpd in Nickel's Hall,
riostburg, Apiil 10, acting li the authority c-X-td
in Un In tlie resolution adopted by tl" mass
meeting of the. Gcorjje'rt t'retk coal miners in
tanaconing March 31. have resolved, inasmuch as
our operators, bare refused to inert in joint con-
ration in rpone to the H.tlt call Apiil 2, vc
therefore now declare' a general suspension! all
the mines in District No. 1C, United Mine Workers
of AnH nca, until oO cents per ton of 2.240 pound?
is granted. He it further rewind, we enclor! the
4aml of the eroploj tf of the CbW'HiUtion Coal
CotniMtry in defence of tlicmehe and fellow-ciaft-JiHii.
.Srtretan W. H. COCHRANE.
Vice Pre-Hknt JAM& M. CONR D.
Distiict Officers.
Eiccnihc Hoard; Daniel Vomit:, Hobut Simp
son, lleorgr May, ami Andrew McMaiuu.
This call will close down all the mines
in the George's Creek region employing
over 4.000 hands.
Frederick Dllcher. of Nelsonvillc. Ohio, a
member of the National Executive Board,
said he expected the strike to procure f r j j
the miners of the region their demands. In J
order to do this, he says, they wi'l have J.
the aid of 300,000 members of the United j
Mine Workers, as well as the- help of the , f
Federation oi i-aDor, wnicu i ciumv; uc
men of this region to fight to a finish for
ictory. He claims that had the operators
consented to meet the miners, as request
ed, the agitation would have ended with
out a call for suspension, and the compa
nies are to blame for the strike.
Orzanizer Warner al?o asserts that the
present strike could have been avetted had
513-515, Seventh Street.
Entirely without precedentthis millinery trade.
The best millinery "season" of any former year will Dot compare at all with
this. Understanding1 YOUR IDEAS and tastes, and knowing- how to work them
out knowing fashion and showing exclusive creations that appeal at once to your
fancy is the reason for it. x
Exclusively stylish hats need not be expensive; but, nevertheless, are expen- i
sive in many scores. -It is folly to pay so much, and you'll realize it after you have
visited our millinery department. ' f
The hundreds of people who haven't the ready money will appreciate the
advantages of our "change" system, by5 which they can arrange to pay their bill as (
their income affords. Nothing is, exactejd for this privilege. X
Ladies' and Misses' Trimmed Hats, in the greatest assortment the season's newest sbapes'In Turbans, Toques, and !
large and medium-sized' Hats anil Bonnets, trimmed most' stylishly with flowers, plumes, mallnes, chlifons, and laces; r
in this lot are all the new pastel Ehades, as well as black. ' T
M 07 for hats; fully
P.0i worth. $5.
for hats fully
worth $8,
Going Out
...OF THE...
Special selling iinfrimiiieil hats.
! Ladies', Misses', and ChIldren'sUn-
X trimmed Hats, in tho most wanted
shapes and colors, in chip, Mackinaw,
T Neapolitan, and plain and fancy straw,
v in black and all shades; instead CQC
j- of 9Sc, will be sold for J
A large table full of Ladles' and
Misses' Walking f.nd Outing Sailors, of
handsome Mackinaw, rough, fancy, and
plain straws, in all colors the very
same shapes and the aino qualities
which are being spld at 98c and 7QC
I 1.37 elsewhere, are offered at... '
Flower specials.
Sprays of Lilacs, Hyacinths, Forget-Me-Nots,
Clover, Cornflower, Roses,
and Foliage, which were bought 1 O 1 C
to sell for 33c, will be sold for.. 2
Large bunches of handsome Roses,
with Foliage; Chrysanthemums in all
colors, Pansies, and Foliage; bought
to sell for 59c; will be sold OQC
for :.. j
I Special prices for boys' suits.
I p3.VO $5-oo Suits.
f $5.00
$7.50 Suits.
This price Includes all that is fine in boys' dressy suits the finest ;hev
iots, the finest cassimeres, the finest worsteds, including handsome black Clay
diagonals, which are always right in style the rare novelties are to be found
in this lot, the handsome silk braid-trimmed garments ?5 values.
Boys' very nobby three-piece fhort pants suits fancy silk vest, coat, and
pants made of the very best all-wool materials finished to perfection all
sizes suits which you cannot duplicate elsewhere for less, than $7.G0 offered to
day for ?3.
Retail Business!
In Consequence of Constant and Increasing Losses,
Mr. Robert Leding,
1225 F Street N. W.,
Tins decided to give up the retail business as the only
means of liquidating his affairs rapidly and effectively, and
is offering
His Entire Slock Without Reserve
At Public Ail
513-515 Seventh Street.
He is of the oninion that the .suspension
will not continue a great length of time,
as the companies will concede the demands
of the miners.
The miners in general claim that they
can win their strike. .-cy say that th re
is $15,000 in the treasury of the Uni ed
tion," it is claimed. District President
AllenBarber said that the. men felt that
they were treated badly after having their
sixth appeal for a conference ignored.
It Is believed the miners are In position
to hold out for a long period. A Lonacon
ing man here i-aid the average financial
worth of each miner of the region was
about $1,000, and that nearly all own their
Mine Workers for the aid of ..the region. J own homes. It was stated that during a
and that other itronc backing will be
forthcoming. They believe that they are
better equipped today to gali the r de
mand than ever before. They hold that
in order to make a great profit while
there is a strong demand for coxl the optr
ators will shortly come to terms with them.
In order to save a great deal Of coal from
being lost by the idleness of the miners is
another reason advanced by the miners 33
in their favor for a capltulat.on on the
part of the operators. The miners are
strike the organization allows each mar
ried man $7 a week and each single man
$3 for sustenance. President Barber stat
ed that almost the entire region has been
Organizer Warner said that of the 4 400
miners not more than 500 were non-union
men. Reports have reached this city of
large amounts being deposited In banks to
the Tedit of the organization, but no one
is found to authenticate them. Mr. Warner
is confident that no men will be at work
trong in their belief that the operator." ' ,,,.. vn fcAo .no inhor i ,-h-
wiii noi D long 111 inarms uuul iv a j toiu,-jy necessary to keep mine property
settlement. The miners also say that the from arufferln. Mr. Warner says the min-
compames orougni on me present iruuuie
by failing to consent to a meeting with
suffering. .Mr. arner says
I ers will have the backing of the American
PndArntlnn rf T ohnt 1 ! 11 e t Y a TTnitPrY
thoii wmnlnvPR It !; rlnJmpfl hv manv of i . .. .
. iw. j... - . -- --j llne worKers. .Mr. waroer, in response
1 4h& m nirc that tnp snsrvpnsion and 'lis- f . . .. .,
! ::: " iT" ,m:.,:" ,;- i, w w a question wneuier sympamy smneb
would be Inaugurated in other regions.
1 said: "'So, contracts have been made with
operators In other States for a period of
charging of Consolidation employes b.ought '
on the strike. Some of the miners think '
the strike will be very short, while some
of them are of the opinion that it will last
three months.
- Superintendent B. S. Randolph is of the
opinion that the strike will last two
months. In the meantime no effort will
be made to opreate the mines. If this state
of affairs prevails throughout the region
on. He even spoke well of the American
boup and the American coffee upon which ' the battle will be one of silence.
lie was regaled. The keepers, he said,
treated him with marked consideration.
Otherwise he did not think he could hae
Mirrhed the ignominious ordeal. He has
now taken up his abode at f3S Race Street,
w1hioh bids fair to be the centre of inter
cfct in the internecine affairs of Chinatown
for seme time to come.
Marylmul tlie A ottmii Muni
niRlileen Yviir Old.
' CUMBERLAND. Md.. April 11. The new
marriage license law has gone into effect
In Allegany county. Under the oW law,
Mttaac to marry could bo obtained if the
nan was twenty-one and the women six
teen jyears of age on the affidavit of the
raan. Thp new law says the age of the
w'dm awet be eighteen years before she
un obtain license on her own responsibili
ty and then the. too. with the man. must
fawcar and sign the application. The law
will oat down the fees at the clerics office
somewhat, but it is not thought the dif
ference will be material. Both bride and
greens now appear at the Court House. If
the bride herself does not come the groom
imst be armed with her affidavit before
the license Is obtainable. If the woman
J twdcr eighteen the consent of i.r m.
one year from April 1 and they must be
kept, and it is a part of their contract
with other operators that this region shall,
if possible, pay 60 cents." It is said that
some of the operators have made Mr. War
ner the issue. He is a Pennsylvania or
ganizer and is responsible for the present
The miners say the operators are not "'-"""" " h."- - "" "---
5iiKtifiprt in iirnorlmr the rinhts of the men vuiisiiivuuuo 111 aw lumciH. ' i"? ""
On the other hand, the op-
to organize.
erators claim that this is the great point
of contention whether the owners of a
pioperty or an organization of employes is
to have control of its management. It is
claimed by some that the suspension of
the Consolidation men by Mr. Randolph
would not a'one be sufficient cause on the
part of the operators to permit General
strike to come, and that it is a question
of control rather than wages that is being
fought for.
The lien Nsnr in tlie Miirylnnil Conl
Mine Strike.
CUMBERLAND. Md.. April 11. The ac
tion of the miners' committee at Frostburg
yesterday in ordering a general strike was
received with general regret here and is
almost the sole topic of conversation. One
gentleman familiar with the region said
he believed it would end in the miners go
ing back to work at 45 cents instead of
55. which they have been receiving since
April 1. Another George's Creek man said
the miners would win.
All concede that it is not so much being
granted 5 cents a ton extra as it is the
recognition of the organization, which all
along the operators have stoutly refused
rents or guardian, sworn to, must be pre- j to do. It is said that at one time a ma
bontod. Inrltv of the comnanies were bent on rec-
very iew
ers since the present troubles and the op
erators are said to regard him as a dis
turbing element. It is said the miners de
manded that Mr Warner be one of the
committee to confer with the operators
and the latter would not listen to it. It
is generally believed that the mines will
be closed and that no attempt will be made
to import outside labor. Coal will likely
be purchased in outside territory to fill a
few compulsory contracts.
marrinire lieencic n.-A too..,..
here whore the woman is under eighteen
.. wu.o. yjL iBU names promiscuously exam
ined, there were but three where the bride
was seventeen years old and none sixteen
years old. The object of the. new law is to
prevent false swearlnc The l(nnimnin
brides and grooms that now arrive must for a minor is said to be common. It is
all go to the Court House and make oath. ' not so much "wage advance" as "recogni-
ognition, but one company held out. say
inc that never would they confer with
the organizers. This made impossible a
conference. Recognition would quickly end
the strike, it is generally conceded. The
men are earning big money under the 55-
cent rate. One hundred dollars a montn
The I'nited Order AnnviiiIiIv at Port
PORT DEPOSIT. Md.. April 11. The fifty-second
annual session of the Order of
United American Mechanics began in the
lodgeroom of the local lodge in Pert De
posit. Samuel A. Reynolds welcomed the
representatives to Port Deposit on behalf
of the citizens. Sullabte 'response was
made by C. Harry Stein. ofSUnion Bridge.
The committee on credentials reported a
large number of new representatives for
The present officers are as follows- State
councilor, I. S. Bennett,- Riverton, State
vice councillor, W. T. McCullough. Prln
cipio; treasurer. W. T. A. Kirwan, Balti
more: inductor, W. L. Rhodes, Brookview;
examiner, L. R. Atkinson, Rising Sun; in-
Young, Frederick;
The Senator From Arkansas He
views the Political Situation.
Admiral Dencj ' Cnmlldncy Tit
AIiiriniiiK to Democrat .V Short
Life Predicted for the Doom-Ury-n
n to ne Xomiiintet on tlie PIrt
Ilallot The I'rolialile Platform.
NEW YORK, April 11. Senator Jones,
who is at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, says
that the expressed purpose of Admiral
Dewey to run for President has not unduly
excited him or any other Democrat. In
fact, he sajs the Dewey boom will be shor'
lived, if it is not already a corpse, and
that under no circumstances could It inter
fere with Mr. Bryan's candidacy. When
asked what he thought of the anti-Bryan
sentiment which is growing, especially
among the Democrats of the East, Chair
man Jones said:
"I have heard something of anti-Bryan
conferences and such things, but I doubt if
there is anything in It. I have not been
taken into the confidence' of the opponents
of Mr. Bryan, which, of course, is not sur
prising. It is my belief that Mr. Bryan
will be nominated on the first ballot and I
that there will be no opposition ot any
weight to him in the convention
Is it true that Tom L. Johnson is to either cigarettes, cigars, or a pipe. This
succeed you as chairman of the commit
tee'" Senaor Jones was asked.
"I have seen such a statement in the
newspapers," was the reply., "The con
vention meets on July 4 and selects a
committee, which in turn will select a
chairman. It would take a prophet to fore
tell what will happen at aconvention."
w'honi have, jou heard most talked of
for Vice President?"
'There are a great many men whose
names have been suggested," Mr. Jones
said. "Judge Caldwell, of Arkansas, who
has received some prominence as a possi
ble candidate, has been saying that he can
not permit his name to be used, but there
is plenty of good material left."
Mr. Jones expressed himself as being ex
tremclv well satisfied with the prospects
for Democratic success. So long as he re
mains Chairman of the National Commit
tee, he said, headquarters would be main
tained in Chicago, but he said that -the
Chicago JiliMineNH KirniH Prohibit
ICiiiplojcs .Smoking Them.
CHICAGO, April 11. Several of the
largest firms in the city have decided to
prohibit their employes from smoking ci
garettes. This is the result of the cru
sade started by the Anti-Cigarette League,
which has decided that the best way to
make war against the evil Is through the
employers of large numbers of young men
and boys.
The firms and corporations which have
taken hold of the cigarette question are
the Chicgao, Burlington and Quincy Rail
road. -Montgomery Ward & Co.. Heath &
Mlllig.tn Manufacturing Company, and
Hibbard, Spencer & Co. Eleven hundred
employes, of whom 600 are boys under
eighteen years of age, are affected by the
novel step taken by these concerns. The
employers assert that they have forbidden
their employes to smoke cigarettes for
these reasons:
Customers are annoyed by the odor which
lingers about a cigarette smoker. A boy
who smokes cigarettes is unable to ren
der the best services, physically and men
tally, to his employer. He is nervous, his
mental growth is stunted, his memory be
fogged, and hie Intellect is not alert. In
extreme cases, the smoker Is demoralized
and his honesty affected.
Each of the companies and firms named
has taken incisures to see that the prohi
bition is observed out side of working
hours. A man has been delegated by each
concern to tvatch out for violations of tee
order. Dismissal is the punishment for
repeated offences.
Victor Lawson, of the "Daily Xews and
Record." has also Issued an order prohibit
ing editors, reporters, printers, or any
body in his newspaper office from smoking
This firm has been established since lhSl. In 1899 Mr.
Leding rented his present store, fitted it up most handsome
ly, and put in an entire new stock of jjoods, with the hopes
of interesting tlie buying public. Unfortunately the support
received has not been suflicient to carry on the business, ex
cept at a heavy loss.
JOHN H, FRENCH, Auctioneer.
Morning. KKJO to 1 I'. M. Afternoon.
to 3:..0.
eve N
oraer was issueu some time ago, and is
being strictly enforced. It is the only
newspaper office in Chicago having any
such rule.
An OHIelnl Order ami the Possible
Ciav of It.
(I'rcni the Clerland Plain Dealer )
The order of Chief Moore, of the Weath
er service. lorbiddlng the use ot cigar
ettes by the employes of the department,
is worded in a way that seems calculated
to arouse the gravest suspicion in the
! minds of the public at large. From what
' the chief saj3 of the gravity and perni
cious effects ot the cigarette habit it will
, be entirely natural to conclude that there
is some connection between the weather
conditions and the baneful little fumers.
j We may even go so far in carrying out
i this dark supposition as to take a leaf or
two from the diary of a weather observer,
1 local or otherwise. For instance:
"March 3. Feel tough this morning.
shaky. Wiggled the aerometer
took my observation and created
Havenner's Closing-out Sale
Startling reductions throughout the entire stock. Crowded
with appreciative buyers. Everybody knows the HAVENXER
but they are being sacrificed at these prices:
Ladies' Shoes.
In Tans. Blacks. Lace and But
ton and Oxford Ties. Worth
from $1.75 to 13.00
(On Separate Table.)
Ladies' Shoes.
In fine Vici Kid, lace and but
ton. Worth $2.50, $3.00, and
?LC0, at
(On Separatp Table )
Ladies' Shoes.
In Black
Viei elegance
Worth $4 CO
(On Separate Table.)
Men's Shoes.
A great selection here, aad if
your size is among them you
get a choke from Lace aad
Congress shoes. Worth $4.0
and $3 00. at two prices
I When asked what the convention wou tl
' do In regard to the platform. Chairman
J Cl
side protector. H. D,
outside protector, S. J. Phillips. Athel; ( Jones Eaid that the Kansas City Conven
chanlain, N. L. Todd, Toddsville; secre- . Hon would not recede from any position
tarv. Charles H. Stein. Baltimore. heretofore assumed, though it was
The morning session was taken up prin
cipally with the consideration of reports
Sometimes it is diffi
cult to know -what to
give the children as-a tit-bit
or what to take, when start
ing for a journey, a pic-nic, or
a spin on the wheel.
But if you choose
Van Houten's Eating
you know that -ou have a wholesome snack of splen
did flavor. The irreproachable composition, and nu
tritive, highly digestible ingredients, render Van
Houten's Chocolate preferable to the cheap choco
lates and confectioneries (which are -often of very
questionable composition), while it far exceeds all
similar products in the delicious cocoa flavor.
Sold in Tins of Croquettes and Tins of Drops.
Also in Square Tablets and Small Bars.
The appeal committee reported that no ap
peals had been made for eight successive
years, which is an unprecedented record
for the organization. Letters of greeting
from local fraternal organization were re
ceived. National Secretary John Sewer, of Phila
delphia, visited the lodge during the after
noon session, and was received with suit
able ceremony. The honor of ex-councilor
was conferred upon Jethro Johnson, of
Bayview, on account of meritorious serv
ices. The election of officers for the ensuing
year resulted as follows: Councilor, W.
N. Gwinn, Baltimore; vice councilor, W. T.
McCullough, Principio; council treasurer,
W. T. A. Kirwan, Baltimore; Inductor, L.
H. Atkinson, Rising Sun; examiner, S. J.
Phillips, Athel; inside protector, N. L.
Todd, Toddsville; outside protector, I. W.
Burlin, Port Deposit; chaplain, J. W.
Hastings, Galestown; national council rep
resentative, for three years, C. Harry
Stein. Baltimore was selected as the place
for the session of 1901. The council wi 1
continue its sessions today.
Convention micht make a change in
..... v... Militttittinr. 'Vniinctnn 1nr
fliugi auiniL: u ouuouutuub ........... o.. -- , VcrVCS
the Western city. He did not beliee, he vhen j
said, mat neauquaners wouiu ue opeiu ... , ajJ atm03pheric disturbance that is sure to
this city, though such a thing was possible. b , m complaints to the office.
Smoked eleven cigarettes to steady up.
t "March 4. While I was rolling my ninth
cigarette today I neglected to watch the
wind jammer at the exact observation hour
nnil thn tvinH cmlflnnlv chlftoil nnrl KlnivJ
what additions or th sttis ,, down thi calnrln shut.
changes might be made. j gcveraT houses were unroofed and a horse
-win me passnge oi me Be uu.ic.iv-j , bIfi f th viaduct.
materially the free coinage M!,r(.n 5.It was warm aml ninv this
ter of conjecture as to
A Illjr Trolley Dcnl.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 11. Tho
controlling Interest ifr the' Winchester
Avenue Railway Company, of this city,
has passed into the hands of the syndi
cate headed by A. M. Young, of New York,
who is said to be acting for the Philadel
phia United Gas Improvement Company in
the great trolley deal that Is perfecting a
trolley system of roads between New York
and Portland, Me.
Two Reported Missing.
PLAINFIELD, N. J., April 11. Three
weeks ago Charles Wohl, the seventeen-
year-old son of T. J. "Wohl, of Westfield,-f
mysteriously disappeared. He is thought
to have gone to California. William H.
Carl, a contractor of this city, has been
absent from home for several days, and
yesterday workmen employed on a house
he was building filed mechanics' liens
against the property for unpaid wages.
law affect materially the free coinage j
feature oi the Chicago piatrorm .' tne re- morning and I had predicted a drop to rcro.
porter asked. Hm to Cf. un in the n:cht nnd have a
Conventions doo' make issues," said coupie 0f cigarettes.
Mr. Jones. "They are made in the minds i
of men, and the platform, if a popular one,
is the expression of the mind, of the people."
"What do you think the Populists will I than It reaiy was
do at their conventions in Sioux Falls and i
Cincinnati?" Senator Jones was asked. j -
"The Sioux Falls Convention may put j
up another than Mr. Bryan," was the re- '
ply. "But I doubt it. I don't know much
about it, but it is my impression that it j
won't. The Cincinnati people are op
posed to any coalition with the Democratic
party, but I don't know exactly wha't ac-
tlon they will take."
Mr. Jones will go to Philadelphia today,
and from there to Washington.
"March C. So much cigarette smoke in
the observatory room today that I misread
the official thermometer and announced
that the weather was 20 degrees warmer
Thirty-six men caught
928 F St., (Atlantic Building.)
violent colds going without their overcoats of the taxes, now they go becatt&e ml the
and the pneumonia record rapidly swelled. ! weather. Let em go. There, that a Mgr
"March 7. Reported the atmospheric
pressure six pounds heavier than it was
Forgot myself and left four packages of
cigarettes on the weigher. Sure to get a
blpwing up from the old man.
"March S. Smoked twenty-three ciga
rettes in succesion this morning. Got ev
erything twisted. Told Bella it would b
bright and clear yesterday. She went out
and it rained torrents and her best hat was
ruined. She sai(r I must cither give her
up or cigarettes. Give her up.
"March 'J. Got away with five boxes
this morning. Can't tell head or tail to
the weather. Office deluged with com
plaints. See everything double. So much
cigarette smoke in the low pressure cylin
der that the thickened atmosphere outside
is crowded against the very sidewalks. Ni
cotine spots on everything in the office.
Hope the inspector won't happen along be
fore I get over the shakes. There, it's
time to take another observation. Hang it
all. I won't be disturbed! Newspapers
say that I'm giving the town the worst lot
of weather that ever came down the ma
teorological pike. Much I care. They say
people used to move out of town on account
sixth box. This ih the beat brawl re
struck yet. 1 11 have to quit this diary.
I'm too shaky to hold a pn. B-r-r-r-r!
There's that telephone again! Why era't
they let me smoke in peae? Thu4er!
I've dropped the receiver agaia! Mtt he
losing my grip. What do yu wt?
Weather? What weather? what abwC It?
What's it going to he' What's what gNg
to be? The weather? Oh. Jam the weatK-
IVnm thr Cfci;ro Tribvaa.) ,
"Mr. Vpaam." slrt mte ( ihtf ymiig pnyna
"our club kok? to pic a nwamriag sfall
this wftffc. and e want m to twnrt- ?
" nwaswriag social :" be Kd. "What is'
"Vow pay 25 eeuts for everj foot of yomr Mrihjfc
and 10 ci-nti- for eah extra im'!.'""" " J-
"I wiH I eouM go. to oblize yon." sofd 'Wt
Upham, who mwiHirnl x feet tffrPBT "hut I awr
a little too long ami 3 sreat deal too saavt."
An Anvtiun Snle Without l'rcceilentl
Diamond-", watch. ilverwjre. French eWK'
and novelties being aw tinned without reserve, at
Robert Leding. 1 -l' F ireet. Hours of mMT
10 HO tc lp.ni, anJ 3 t 5.30 p. m tHisk bid
ders arc eciinnjr w-ncUrfut value".
FlKtoln ami Knlvn Effectively 1'ncd
by 1'nfineiisers.
KEYSTONE, W. Va., April 11. A gen
eral row occurred among a number of min
ers on No. 3 Norfolk and Western passen
ger train just east of here, and it was quite I
a time before peace could be restored in .
the crowded coach. Tim Bostlck and
Charles Newsome opened the fight by us
ing knives on each other. Friends Inter
fered. A general fre-for-all fight was then '
indulged in by a dozen or more, all of
whom were more or less intoxicated. Ful
ly twenty shots were fired.
Mrs. Mira Montague,- of Mayberry, was
struck by a stray fyilland is believed toi
be fatally injured. Jhris.Pe.nnellwa.s shot
in the head and Will 'Mbnroo inllefaDdo'-",
men. Both will die.
struck by
both Tim Bo
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a bullet in th,e shoulder, and
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