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V J . s,i 'U . ' , I J5" i,iiVuM) 4 1 l Sributje oroitott THE ONLY SCRANTON PAPI'R Rl-CKIVrNG THE COMPLETE NEWS SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, THE GREATEST NEWS AGENCY IN THE WORLD. TWO CENTS. ! TEN PAGES SCRANTON. PA.. TUESDAY MORNJNG, NOVEMBER 25, 1902. TEN RAGES TWO cents: i, VfehS TWO CONFERENCES TAKE PLACE WAY SGene ot flntl.raG.te Strike Adjust ment Shifts trom Scranton to New York and Washlnoton. EXODUS OF PARTIES IN INTEREST Independent Opeiatois' Committee to Go to New Yotk to Meet with the Coal Road Pi esidents Mitchell and Other of the Miners' Repiesenta- tives Hunledly Depait for Wash ington in Response to a Telephonic Summons fiom Wayne MacVengh to Confer with Attoineys of the Opeiators. The eentei of activity in the aiithia clle mine strike contiovcrsy has been shifted fiom Scruntun to New York and Washington. In Now. Y0ik, today, aconfetence will be held between lepiesentatives of the independent oper.itois and the piesi dents ol the eo.il e.urjlng companies. In Washington, there will be a. confer ence between representatives of the , miners and atturnes for the biff com panies with a. view of settling', as far as possible, the mallei s in dispute in the stiikc. I ton. W. U Connell and C. 13. Simp sun, (if the independent opci a tors' com mittee, left yosteiday morning on the 3 ickawnnna, .it 10.15, to aunnge the details of tlio confetenee told of ex clusively and in detail In estorda.v's Ti ibune. The other mombeis of the roinmlttee lefL foi New York on the .;.!'. ). in Lackawanna tiain. U'iion the pi esidents of the canler opeiator companies and the committee of pine of the Independent operatois come together, today, some interesting developments can be looked for. Position of Independents. The independents villi insist that they cuii not en alone In the pioposition to smtwibb" adjust the coitioversy bv al- lr Si lnciea.sed wages unless the 1 g Inics give asuiance that theie Tie a reduction In fi eight rates ot uinlenance of the advanced price In si. If tlio big eoinpanles do not givi Independents "due consfdeiation " flieir committee will, on Its letuin lo 'jsYi.iiiton, leconimend that the Inde pendents insist on the commission pio- 1, i ceding, Pflt tlieie had been no le ecs, :.u determine not only tlio ethics but the mathematics of the contio t ersy. If all fi nit tails, the independents will attempt to deal dlicetly with the I'nlleil Mine Woikers. Just what the Washington conteiuue is to be like, the interested parties in this city, yestetday, could give no def inite iufoi mation. In the early aftei noon, Wayne Mac Vengh called up on the long distance telephone and lecpiested that lepie'-en-tatives of the miner come to Wash ington, toda.v, to eonler with him and other lepiescniathcs of the oal com panies legal ding tlio amicable adjust ment proposition. Mi. MacVeagli was disposed to ghe details, but an inter vening storm, somewheie along the line made telephonic coiminmluiUoi'. elidl cult, and the most lhe lnlnei.-,' lepicsen tntlvo could detlnltrly glean was Hint they wcie wanted In Washington at once. Went to Washington. 'Accordingly, at 1 .1 j p. m , es'.eidii., , Plvbldeiu Mitchell, Attorney Daiinw, Mr. I.locl, Kellogg ntiihum and Mr. Mifhell's pilvate sei'iet.tty, Miss Mor ils, !olc foi Washington over tht Del aware and HuiU-ou and Pennsylvania mads. Messrs, Ilairow and l.lo'yd will stop at the New Wiilaid and the lest o( the party at the Keuter hotel. llefore leaving, Mr. Mitchell lmd ,u rattiest conversation with District I'i es idents Nlciiolls, Fuhy ami Duffy, on the way fiom the lieadquni teis at the St. Charles' ,o tho Htation unifon the sta tion platfoiin. They will lemaiii heie until ho returns. It was snongly In timated liy air. Mitchell that he evict ed to go to New VmU between now and December :s, the date of the ieas sembling of the ceiiinils-lou and that he would not bo lurk in Seiaiitou befoie Friday night. The conference, oteiduy lnoinhur, between I, II. Ilui nt, of counsel lor the Independent npoialon,, ,lnd Clarence 8. Danow, leading counsel Jor tlio- min ers, was not fraught with linpoitant de velopments. In lew of the lnet that n meeting of the independents and the. lils companies 1s to take place tomor row, they nsteed that anything they night do would be of little or no avail, no they contented themselves with a twenty minutes' discussion of the mat ter. Commissioners 01.uk, Paikcr nnd WatUlns ate still In the city, but ma doing nothing ieatlng to tlio strike. Mr, Clark will stay heio and busy him flf with pilvato niatteis. Messrs. Paiker and Watkins will go to New Tone; today or toniouow to paiticlpate . in some Thanksgiving festivities. Mr. Clnik was invited to be Mr, Paiker's KHest in New York oyer Thanksgiving, lint had to decline by reason ot stiess or business. There Is some talk among local labor leadeis of Inaugurating a movement heie lo huvo the next congiess enact legislation to make a periminoi.t In stitution of the present commission. As yet tha project lina not taken on a definite- shape, Pjoceediugs in Book Form, necognizlng the widespread Interest taken all over the muntry In the tes timony and argmnef befoio tht An thraette Slilko Commlsilon, The Till). aVok the icpoits nppeailng In coliimns ftoin day to day, and wilt o ' ' a limit ed edition of copies for sale " tl em h. The volume will consist of ar4 'M hun dred pages, eight b eleen iVi-p-V, and will appeal as soon as the col '-Aislon-eis render their decision. 'I sjdnlly lepoi t In The Tilbune miss lit fiig of essential lnteiest and aie thcalllest and most act mate icports pilnted in any newspaiier. Utders should be sent to The Tribune now as tile edition Is liable to be exhausted. AN ENGINE EXPLODES. Two Men Killed and Thiee Injuied in a Wieck Near Altoona. Dj PJxtlitthe Mire from The Asvodntn! Pri .Mtoomi, Pa., Nov. 21. By the blow ing up of an engine at Mlneial Point, thlity-two miles west of here, befoie dajbtoak, two men weie killed and thiee injuied. The dead: SCOTT Si:i:si:, at,ed SS, llasni.iu; of Altoona. DAVID PHINGI.I;, aged .IS, englneei ; of Conemaugli. The Injuied: Samuel Davis, aged 10, condnctoi; of Al- toonu. A. W. Snder, at,ed .!J, brakeman; of Altoona. George Miller, aged 3, lliemau; of Cone- m.iuffh. It was Pi Ingle's engine whiih blew up. He was helping a Height tiain up the western slope of the Allegheny mountain when, without warning, it let so. He and his fli email, Miller, were blown out of the cab, Pringle's skull being fractured and a leg broken. Mil ler went oei a thirty-foot embank ment, escaping serious injury. Sccse was killed by the collapse of the cabin car on the end of the lielglit. Davis and Snydet weie nlo in the cabin Piingle, with the other injuied, was bi ought to Alloona, wheie he died this alternoon. It is believed the explosion was due to low water in Pi ingle's engine. SCHOLARSHIPS SPCRNED. Students of Hanoverian Tlniveisity Will Not Accent Them. !!. . iclulvp W ire horn tur As-tficUlcd I'ree Vienna. No. 24. A special despatch r- ilottlngen, Piussiu, ajs the stu uents of the famous Ilanoeiian univer slly hae deeiteo not' to accept nv of the scholai ships founded by the lalo Cecil Rhodes. The will of Cecil llliodfs ptoxided foi the est.iblNhment of live scholarship-, foi .studentj of (lei man liiitli. All tile scholai ships weie tor eduia tiou at Oloid, and the Cierman stu dents weie to be nominated by Khn peicr William The empeioi of Oet in.my was lepoited lo hae said In coineisatior. witli Oi. Von laicanus, the chler oi his majesty's civil cabi net, "Tills be(iiesL shows a wide leath ot Cecil llliotle's mind and his vision ol the lutuie." BREAD RIOTS IN RUSSIA. Thousands of Persons Made Idle In the Rural Districts. Ill i:elusbe Uiic Hum 1 lie- A-oilakcl I'li-i St. Peiei.sbiug, Nov. 24. Bie.nl Hots ate leported Horn the Uial dlstilcts, wliere thousands of )eion.s .tie idle btcause of the closing of the lion work". The students txllcd to Kibeiia have bee-i giauted amnest.v, son)" uncondi tionally, and some aie allowed to ie tmn iininedl.itel.v but aie subjected to police supet vision. Tlio seeiel police have been Increased by one-tliiid the number of men heieio loie omplovcd hi that department. JUDGE MITCHELL TO BE RETIRED. Medical Commission Finds Him Un able to Perform Duties of Office. Hi l.Mluilir Wirt from'llm UmiiUihI I'ipi.. Haulsburg, Pa., Nov. 21, The medi cal commission appointed by tioveinor Stone to examine Into the condition of Judge Mitchell, or the Supeiior eoui t, witli a view to his letlrement today, le poited to Cloveinoi' Sume that Jud.e Mitchell Is ineapaeltuted to peiioim the duties of Ids olllco. Judge Mitchell will be liitouued of the lludlns of the coniinlssiou, and, It Is said, will i elite on half pay until the expliutlon of his term in lino. Victim of Moiphine. lb ,wlinli!.Hro from Hie .suclateii hcj. Cliattanooga, Teim., Nov. 21 Unit ONeu, of Kinltlipnit died tonight as tlie losiilt of an oveido.e of tnoiphlne. He was found In a dvlng tondltlou In a bath-tub of a leading hold. He restated all ofiorts to savo his urn UIid epiesied a wish to die. 1'apeis loimd on his pci sua Jndieatu that he was piouiiiuiit in his eoiiiuiunit, Fatal Boiler Explosion. By Ktlmlve Mie from The AiweltleJ l'tei McMlnnvllle, Teim.. Nov. 2I.-Yvll!lnjn I.owi and Oeoigu Haltj, jr., weiu In Htuntly killed, and .lolin llale, fatally scalded, by the exploblou of a boiler In a glint mill at Clearmout, Warnii coun ty, toduy. The luaugltd body of l.owo was jotiud up on a joel.v ledgo ot the Uver bank, Postofflce Rohheis Successful. 8 I'Kluslu Ulrs frgin The AssodatfJ, Prun. Heaver Palls, Pa Nov, 2l.-ltobbeis foiced theli way Into the postolllco at Kiion Valley last nlglit and can led oif $(SJ lu cash and $::.0 In postage stamps. They then to!e a hoi so ai.d bngsy and drove away. Eaithqunke in Ecuador. B rie'.mlrt Wire Ircni The Awoclitfil Pieii. Ouayafiull, Uecjuador. Nov. 21 --An o-iUliqitako slunk wis flt iatt nlBht at fa Tuc antra, movIiku ot i.mhi. uno will punt In conveiilei auok foi m OPPOSING THE APOSTLE. Miuistetial Alliance of Salt Luke Objects to Smoot'si Election. 11 Kxeliulvr Wio from The Ai.,oiliteil l'rft Salt Lake, Utah, Nov 21. -The illn Isteilnl alllaiue of Salt Lake today adopted lesolntlons stiongly opposing tlie pto)osed election to the i'nlltd States senate of Itced Sinoot. one of the twelvii npotles of the Moimon ellllieh, A copy ol the 1 evolutions will be sent to ever.v mltiNteilal alllaiue of pioinlnence In the mutiny at once mid kKo ptobabl to Picsident itoosmilt, eveiy conies"inaii and t'nited Statis senator and othci. pi'oiullieiit lu politl t til lite. The icsolutions say, in pait: "As a consistent inemboi or the Mor mon upostolale, Apostle Sinoot cannot make an iiupoitant move wltliotit get ting pel mission or taking counsel of the quotum of Moimon high pilests, to which he belongs. 1! viitnc of his apostolic vow, lie must Hist act a an apostle .Moimon, and second or thlid as a cltben of I'lah and jjalilotic Ameii can. "We piotest .against the pioposed election of Apostle Smoot to the United Stales senate because tlie majoi Ity of the Moimon auostolate, to vvlilih lie belongs and with which lie woiks in liaimony, aie living In tlie polygamlst icliglon lu violation of covenants made to the people of the Tnlted States, ;n well as in vlolttion of the ciinilual Rtatutcs of Utah. The two or thiee apostles who may be living Monoga mous lives aie obliged to defend the ligliteousiiess of tlie polygamous s.vs tem of mauiage, and to wink at tlie law -breaking polvgainous of theli fel low apostles." GEN. CHAFPEE REPORTS. Assumes Command of the Depart ment of the East, After Cam paign in Philippines. By Eitlusire Wire from The Ai6o"lteil Pun Washlngloii, Nov. 24. Major Ueueinl Adna ft. Chaffee, who bus just assumed command of the depaitment of the east, after his long service in the Phil ippines, leported to Seeietaiy Root to day. He appealed in unltoim, and upon ills aniv.U held an Impromptu teeep ttou in the secret.u's olllce. I.a tei he made olllcial calls on Secietaiy Hay and Seeietaiv Moody. Subsequently lie had a long talk with Secictaty Hoot, with lefeience to tlie plans of the de paitment for the l eduction of the aimy in the Philippines As a icstilt of ills i eeoimuendation.s, a general oider lelative to the methods of reducing the utmv will be Issued. littler in the day Secietary Hoot ac companied Genei.il Chaffee lo itht ex ecutive olhces i nd pieseifted hlii to the piesident. The piesident coidially con gintulaled Genei.il Cliaffee on his wtnk in China and in the Philippines. The general will lemain in Washing ton seveial dav. - - - - WHITE HOUSE DINNER. Piesident and Mis. Roosevelt Give Eiist Enteitainment of Season. Hi IXclii'he ne turn lhe Voiniol IV AYashington, Nov. 24. Piesident and Mrs. Iloosovelt gave theli flist dinner of tlio season at tlie white house to night. Covets weie laid foi tlgliteen persons. Tlie table was set In the 1am Ily dining loom, the decorations being in white. The guests included Justice and Mis. White, Secietary Hoot, Atloi ney Genet .il and Mis Knov, Adiniial and Mrs. Dewey, General CioIer, l-t.unii and Hatoness Speck Von Stein berg, Ml. and Mis. J. S. Sltachej, Cap tain and Mis, Cowles, Mis. Giant 1.. A. Kuge and Miss Tuckeiman. Miss Alice Hoosuvelt letuined to Washington tonight, alter an absence of seveial months spent at Ovstet Pay and with ti lends In the east. WRIGHT VISITS PRESIDENT. He Outlined to Mr. Roosevelt the Woik of the Commission. 11 i:cluthr Wire fiom JIip jtvmlitiil 'ifr. Washington Nov, 24. Can oil u. Wilght, leeoiiter ol the aiilluaclte coal su Ike commission, had a coaleienee with 'the piesident today. He outlined to Mr, Hoosevelt the woik of the com mission, Indicating to lilin that, what ever might be the usult of the tonlei ences between the lepiesentatives of tlie opeiatois and tlie millets, the com mission piobably would pioceed, at least loi a time, with Its wotij ami en deavor to uaclt a delinlte conclusion which might be used in the intuit as a basis for the adjustment of similar contioveisles, Meiiibeis o the commission uie of the opinion that the opeiatois and iiilnei.i will teach in agieeipent upon all points of dllteienee j.ilsed. It will be the purpose or tlio commission to atiange. If possible, that the agreement shall have some neimaiieut foi in. In Trance Fifty-six Days. 11 !,iciMti iWielluin I lie .leijrcl l'ri, St, lands, Nov, 21, A special fioin Cea tialla, Mo,, sa' "Dciui Meek, who af tei u ipiawol with her sweclhcau, lllt sis davs .mo, liuiiitdlalely fill into nil insoiuninl tiauee, has not wllhln thut tiino icgitlucd conselousuchs oi spoUen a word, itestcuattves in thu hands of the ilislcnas liase faded to arouse her. She cats a little each day, et appaient )y does It Instinctively, flveiy effort ta be. lag made to have her regain tonsebnis. ness, but without effect. Yangor Meets "Kid" Heunnn. Uj I.Mluslvi! Wire horn Hie Associated I'ua-., Chloaj,o, Nov. 21.-Henuy Ynngei won a decision over "Kid" Herman hi a slv lound contest tuulght at tlie Anieilean Athletic club, It was Yaugei's light all thu mm), Vangcr knocked his joimger oppoiienl down so often during the last thieo rounds that lhe, performance) be. camu monotonous. The bell saved Je. man fiom a knockout lu both the foiuih and llfth louncU Loaded Cats Ran Away. 11 huchbhc WTte fiom Tile .Usociatcd Vim. Wllkcs-Uaire, Nov. 21. A number ef loaded coal cars oil tlio Ashley plane of thu Contial Itallioad ot New Jersey, ran away this evening, wiecUtng the hoisting apparatus and tcailug up the plune badly. It vvlll tako seveial days to lepalr the damage. In , thu meantime real shipments ircun all th company's mines In this vicinity will bu eitlayo.l. REHEARSING GORE TRAGEDY French Oiflcials Compel De Rutizc wskl to Re-cnaGt All Details ' ot the fltldlr.' DRAMATIC ASPECT OP CASE PRESENTED The Accubed Mnn Recjuiied to Take a Revolver and Go Through Eveiy Detail Preceding the Death of Mrs. Goie M. Beitillon, the Cilminolo gist, Is Investigating the Case. Consul General Gowdy Will Also Conduct an Inquhy. B Inclusive Ytire fioii Hit Ks'oc'itcJ I'rest I'aiis, Nov. 24, The Goie tiagedy was ptesonted in a, diamntlo aspect today, when the Fiench oflieials took De Ilytl zewskl to tlie scene ot the occurrence and comptlled him to le-enact eveiy detail or the affair, tills being done under the piactlce ot the Trench law, which requiies the reconstruction of the ti.ig'dy in the presence of olflclals under exactly the same conditions as it was oilginally enacted. The chamber was arranged as on the night of the fatality and the same weapon was placed in De P.ydze-v ski's hand to act out his eISioIl. As far as is known, tlie piisoner went thiough the ordeal witli fottitude, without wavering from his llrst story ot the accidental fall of Hip levolver. De Rydzewski le-enacted the dual scene, giving complete details as to tlie position of Mrs. Gore and himself. Ho said he was lying on the bed, fully dressed, while Mis. Goie was seated at the foot of the bed, her legs hanging down on the siele neaiest the wall and her head thrown backwatds on the feather quilt, which had been i oiled to form a cushion. Wishing to take some thing fiom the night table, he said, he knocked oft the revolver, which went off and the bullet stiuek Mis. Goie in the face. Location of Bullet. As tlie bullet was found bulled In the hair of the victim, it is impossible to veiifv the diieetiem taken bv the mis sile otherwise than by the wound. As a lesult of today's examination, the ex aining magistrate has decided to set De KvdzewsU nt libeitj, piovlsloually. Hefore tlie puty left the house, M. Bei tillon, the ciimlnologlst, who is also in vestigating the case on behalf of the police, ariived and took seveial photo glyphs of tlie loom, after asking De Hydzewski to place everj thing in ex actly tlie same position it occupied at tlie moment of the tiaged.v. It is ip poited that as he did this De Hyd zewski evinced consldeiablo emotion. Afterwards he left in a cab, escoited by two policemen, who escottccl him to tlie piison, wheie the necessaiy formal ities attending his dlsehaige tiom cus tody weie completed. At the same time, the case lias as sumed an Intel national apect by the action of Consul Geneial dowdy in fol lowing out the lnstiuctions of the state depaitment at Washington anil ap pointing a commission, composed of lour American doctois living in Pat is, to conduct an independent post-moi tern examination. The Flgaio publishes tills moiniugan inteivlew with Maitre Ciuppi, who as counsel for the prisoner, was piesent at yesteiday's examination. He gives some additional details legardlng the leconstuiction of the scene of the tiag edy. Ill, Socpiet enacted tlie patt ot Mis. Goie, .slitting' on the bed in the position indicated by tlie prisoner. It was in taking his cud case fiom the night table that De ndeewskl knock ed off tlie tevoHer, the heavy butt of which stiuek the floor. The- medical expert and the at miner, '. Hastililie Hennette. both testified that the Inves tigation did not justify them In conn j dlctiiig De Hydezew ski's veislou of tlie atfaii. Maitre Ciuppi iel'ued to give tlie wheieabouts of his client, nscitlng that the Uusslan speaker Is fi Ightened so bad that he might mllnierpiet if he weie interviewed, and thciefoie, pie feis to keep silent. PENNSY'S TEAM AT POCONO, Univeibity's Foot Ball Giants Aie Quaiteied at the Mt. rocono, 8prrl.il lu the Hciunton Tiltmne Stromlsbillg, Pa, Nov, 24i Pciiiisj 1 ', aula's loot bill team, tlie men who will play against Cornell on Thanks giving day, an at the picuiitseiue mountain lesort, Mt, Pocouo, until Wednesday, The 'v.uslty squad nie iitaiteu'd ut the Mt, Aliv house, it was at llrst thought that the men would go to Atlantic City or Water Clap, and It was not known until the lust moment where the men were to bet taken. Those composing tlie sejuad ate ttlch ntdson, Thomas, T'ouey, Hoii'iuan, Me Cade, Taylor, Piekaiskl, Mitchell, Hnlrd, Jones, MoUgni, Whetstone, Dale, Mul foid, Weede, Koitine-r, Wcsfhler, flat di ner, Mm shall, flenuett ami Slcuue, Steamship At rivals, By f.xkliutve Wire fiom lit UoiIited !'r4. New York, Nov 31 Ariived; Kiuon. laud. Antwcip. Hi emeu Arrived; pit men, New Yoik Glasgow Ai lived; Col? iimult, Now Yoik. i,Uard-lasscsl; Stat ciiilam, New Yoik for Jlottenlam. I'lj. mouth Aiilved; Kionpiiiu Wilholm, New Yoik for Cherliouig and Ilieiuen. Ihlo of Wight Passed; 1'ileslund, Nrvv Yoik for Autweip. . - - , Six Round Diavv, Uy l'xcluhc Wire liom'lln- Auoplatcd l'rn. I'hllaclelphla, Nov. Sl.-Chntllo MuKte ver, of this city, and Climlle Haghey, of Lowell, Mass;., went lx lotiuds to a draw at the Washington Spoiling ilub tonlBht. Neither man leeeived iniuh damage and It was geneially conceded by thu succtiitois to liave been a slow bout. BLAIR WILL CASE IN COURT. Pioceedhigs Began hy Son Against Seventeen Other Relatives. liy l.ulii'lvc lie bom Thu s0clted 1'ixss. Now (ilk, N. ,f, Nov. 21. Pioeeedlngs were b"gun beloie Vice Ohailcelloi Ihnery today to settle' the eonsti action or the will ot the late John I. Hlnlr, over which a contest Is pi utilised. The suit Is Instituted In the mime of DeWItt Clinton lllalr, the only survlng son of the lllalrslown mllllonalie. He tilings It as solo executor under the will and ti ustee under seveial huge tiust funds ot testainentaiy cteatlon, Seventeen defendants' aie limned In the bill, these being the giandehlldren and grent-giandehlldten of tlie late Mr. ltlalt. The piluelpnl defendant Is Chailcs Hcilbiyr, son of the rounder ot the publlshln(f,house of that name and a grandson of John I. Blair. The main pqlnt in dispute ailses fiom the language of the testator in making the beiiucns tu be held in tiust. It Is claimed bv tlie executor that he is not tecitilted to supply such secmltles as the will mentions, but which had been sold by tlie testatoi between the time of the execution ot the vvlll In 1S7S and his death on Dec. 2, 1S9. It Is contended by .some ot the helis who aie joined as defendants that the stocks and bonds mentioned In the will should be turned ovei to tlie beneficiar ies as eiiunieiated. POSITION ON VENEZUELA. We Will Not Oppose Steps to Collect Debts from Venezuela. B.t I'.icluihf Whr from Tlie AsioiMaled l'reis Washington, Nov. 24, The state de partment Is thoiouglily lufoimed of tlie length to which Gient Biltain, Ger many and other Huiopeau powers pio pose to go In their dealings with Vene zuela. Gieat Britain and Getmauy have sounded the department to learn whether any objections would be made lo active measures on their pai t to secure the collection of debts due their citizens on account of the violated con cessions and the destruction of thelt propei ty Incident to the Internal dis sensions which have laged in Venezuela for seveial years past. Tlie department has been extiemely cautious in dealing with these Incjuiiles, but the substance of lis teplles In all cases has been set out in the declai atlon of President Roosevelt that the United States did not constiue the Mon roe docttine to mean that it should shelter any of the Aineiican lepublles against the lesults of their own mis deeds or violations of intei national amenity. The only condition made by the president was that the punishment inflicted upon any of these South and Central American lepublics by a K iopoan power must not include the seizijie by that power of any Aineiican soil. RULES ON CUBAN WAR CLAIMS. Commission Will Pay for Damage Due to Spain's Neglect. Bj Exclusive Wirt from The Asoultle I frtn. Washington, Nov. 24. The Spanish claims commission has enunciated the principles by which it will be governed in passing upon the v.nious demuiieis which have been submitted to It in con nection with the claims now under con sidetatlon on account of the war be tnefii Spain and Cuba. The geneial baslf Is laid down that In assuming tlie lesponsibllity, which would othenvise have been Spain's, tlie Tnlted States is bound to pay all claims for which Spain could have beeilield. It is Held fmther that the Insui lection in Cuba had gone beyond tlie contiol of the Spanish government, and that it was not leoponslble for damages done to foielgneis by the insurgents. If, how ever, it be shown that the Spanish au thoiltles might have ptevented the dam age done in any paitleular case by the e.xeuclse of due diligence the commis sion announces that It will hold that Spain was liable. THE KANSAS CITY BULL FIGHT OFF. Itv Uuliiiiw Wile (H'lil Hie Amuc jl j I'lfis Kansas City, Nov. 21.-Chlef ol Polite H.i cs announced today that tlio bull light fohcdilled to take place In Conven tion hall on Thanksgiving evening would not bu permitted, The taubaik ilng has been placed In the hall, bulls and inata Uorcs Horn MexUo are In the cliy, and eveiytliltig was teady feu the bull (ltht, when the pioiuolers weie InloiuiFd that the law would not pcnnlt tile fight to take jdaee. The light was made (he siibiecl of ills. ciHslou In a ma ten Ity of pulpits lu Kiin sas City c'seiday, which tuoiistd pub. lie tuntlmcut. McGuiie Gets Ceitificate of Election. B f.xtludii Wire from flic .Uvotlttrd I'rtii. Guilnie, U, T, Nov, 21 The leiilturlal ' election tiouid Unlay issued a eeitlllealo I of ele-etlun to S. M. McGuiie, tin Itepiib. Dean candidate for delegate to euuguss, placing Ills miijoilty nt ti'JI eivei W, ii, Cioss, Democial. Oioss has piipeis of i mitcl leadv to be lllvd when iongif coiiwin s. The ) ,s.itle eei tlflcates of election weie also Issued anil show the jplnt HSsi'inlil to be liommiaiio b a majoili of eon.. Killed hy Btass Knuckles, IS llulmUe WIn from llio V.totUtod Him. Shlppensbuig, Pa, Nov, 21 In what Is Known as "llueklebeiiy Hollow," near J.eesburrf, last nlsht. Ge-oigo Sew-is and David Iialley, tngagrd In a epauiet. tlotii weiu Intoxicated, Il.illiy stiuek Seven , In the back ot tlio neck with a pair of i brass knuckles, bioaklng his neck, Sev eis died within lltteen minute. Il.illey escaped on a fieight tiain and ha not yet h-i'ii unruled Sent Threatening Letteis, ll kiilutlvf Wire from lu AhIj.uI I'mi New Yotk. Nov SI. -William llieckcr. Tfcenlly m rested In eoniioctfon witli the police iiivosllgatlou Into llie sclielliig ot tliieaienlng tellers to local ineichants, was liiillutt.il todaj on a uhaigo of lilack mull. The letteis purpoited to be fiom Hits-dun Nihilists and one contained a threat of death In re'il Ink. . m in "i "Sleeping" Beauty" at Philadelphia. By Feluiie Hire fiom fl e Aitotlittl I'rm. Philadelphia, Nqv. 21. The local pi em lor of "The Sleeping Ueaut and the Ileast," occulted tonight atttlio Cliest iiut'StU'et Operu house. It. was the Hist tasto of the London Diu.tiy Lane spec lado j,len la thjs city, and tlio produe. Hon was enthuslUstlcully reeelvod BLOODY STRIKES CASE OF MR. BYRNE. President Explains His Course in Reappointing- Him. 11 lltihnlte Wile from 'lhe AMOflJted l'rrai. Washington, Nov. 24. The following statement was given out at the wliKte house this afternoon: "On his letuin to Washington, the piesident found that some misappre hension existed as to the re-appointment of the United States attorney for Delawaie, and authoiied the following statement legaulliig it: "Mr. IJj i ne was originally appointed Tnlted States attorney for Delaware by Piesident McKlnley. President Hoose velt knew him peisonaliy. In the opin ion of the piesident he had rendeied excellent sei vice for the public good In more than one dliection, and he had been a staunch supporter of the piesi dent when he l.tn for governor and attei winds, lie was reported by the department of justice as a fit and com petent ellstiicf attorney, and tlie presi dent had entile confidence In his abil ity nnd Integrity. He accepted the nomination for congress. Other district attotnes and maislials had accepted such nomination without being letiuest ed to leslgn, but lu view of the fac tional fight in Delawaie tlie president thought tli.it Mr. Dyine should lesign, which he accoulingly did. When the election was over, the piesident ic-ap-polnted him without having given the slightest pievious indication that such was his intention. He would have been re-appointed without tegard to the cir cumstances under which he un, or the faction with which he was allied." GENERAL MILES WILL LEAVe FOR CHINA Has Inspected 13,000 Troops in the Philippines People Suffer fiom Deaith of Farm Animals. 11 Lulu-he Wlie fiom The ta-ieuli"cl fie-t. Manila, Nov. 24. Lieutenant Geneial Miles vvlll leave hero for China, Japan and Kussia at tile end ot the week. Discussing the Philippines with the eoiicspomlent of the Associated Piess lodav, Geneial Miles said: "I have seen lll.uflO ot our tioops and will inspect moie of them befoie leav ing. 1 found them to be lu l.iii condi tion. This is a liaid countiy foi cam paigning. 1 inspected the pilnclpal natui.il defenses of tin.' islands and some of the haibois which tlie govern ment niaj foi tlfy. "X found lhe people geneially impov eilshed f i om the effects of the war and the pestilence which followed it and l fear some may suflei fiom famine. The deaith of latin animals leaves the people no means ot leeovery." OPINION IN POTTER CASE. New Yoik Has No Power to Pioceed Against Painteis' Union, Bv r tclunivf W ire from 1 lie Vnoc latnl Prem. Albany, N. Y., Nov. 24. Attcnney Geneial Davies, lu an opinion submit ted to Governor Odell, in the Potter case, holds that the state has no power to pioceed against the Schenectady Painters' union for expelling Potter be cause of his membership in the Nation al guaid. No thatge can be btought against the union tor conpliatv, as theie is no pioof that the union did anything moie than notify Pollers em ployees that he was a non-union workei. It Is believed that a bill will be lu ll aducod in the kgislntuie next ses sion, making It a misdemeanor for any pei sou to dlsotlniiuate in any way against a iii.iu because he belongs to the National guaid. Warning to Chaufleuis. Dining tlie past few weeks Ulieetor of Puolic Safely Woimsei's olllce has been bombarded with loinplaluts from citi zens who ohJi.it to the fust tunning of automobiles within thu city limits, and lie vesteiday lusliuctcd Suptihltendeiit of Police Day to stiielly eufuieu the) geneial oulei issued last sunimtr bctillug on tills subject. Thlt older called foi the strict t nl'otceiueiit of the oidlniiiie legiilntiiig the spei d of hlvvcles and un tonioblln, whkh oidlnance pi o libs that l hey slmll not be ibidem or dilvvu at a gu-aler spei'd than eight inllis an horn within the clt limits, ami not lasttr than loin miles nil lioiir when passing stiect lnt i.cctions, Tlie peuallv fur a violation of this uidlimticf Is a flue of not le than JJ nor mom than W Civil War Veteinn Missing, The police and th Hiand Anny men aie Intrusting themselves in an eiitbavor to locate Melville II. Dewing, a Civil wai veteiau, who lias bet u niNslug shie I'lldav Itisl Iiowllig i a nie to tills city two months ago Willi his wile In spenel the u Intel mill uilgtiijcd a suite ol looms at the Holland liou.se. He Is .subject to spells of tempoiaiy Insanity In ought oil b an lujlliy icceiwd on tlie head duiing the will, Demllig Is I--' yt.tu old, tall ami ot commanding ii.i'iice, with lion guy hull and inuiHUclie. lie Is a liinii ot' Indi'pcniK'iit un mis Ills wile thinks IK' may have gone, lo Detloit, wblih hatt been llitlr houie for miiiiv iais, and the authoilibs lime liave been noilMrd, Killed hy Electiiciay. l)j l.icliuiii. Wire (uia llif Anoclatnl 1'rtn. Shainokln, I'a . Nov. SI.-l'.ilMil Dtlger, agcel 1 yeuiH, was Iiituull killed thli evening lu the Shamokln (ion woiks by a long.haiidlecl skluiniiiig lion ho was can lug coming Into contact with a llvf aie wire and funning ,.i elieuit, causing two thousand volts of elecnlclty to tout so thiough him. Resumption at Shamokln, By Eiclueivc Wirt from 'thu AtsoclitcJ Preti. Shamokln. I'a., Nov. 21 Ono htinditd anil llfty men lesumed tha work of sink lug tho Union Coal company's Scott shaft today. During the tie-up the shaft was Hooded. It will give woik to eight linn died woiktncm ai soon us the bleaker is constiucUd. i IN HAVANA Some ot tlie Results ol till Con flicts Yesterdaii Between Strikers and Police TWO MEN ARE DEAD EIGHTY-TWO WOUNDED Five of the-Injured Sustain Seriouu Wounds Tho Mayor of thej Clty in Sympathy with the Strikers Gives Ordeis to the Police Not td Use Force la Dispersing Crowds. Veterans Under General GomeS Threaten to Offer their Services tq the Government. , By Ktchive Wlie from 'llic Aeiociated Presy. Havana, Nov. 24. As the result oi conflicts of a seilous natuie today be- tvv eeti the police and the men on strlka here, two strikeis aie dead and eighty-. two other peisons are wounded. Five of the wounded, one a lieutenant of po lice, whose tin oat was cut by a, striker, have very severe injuiles. Eight other policemen aie wounded. The polles have tlie lioteis well under control, but every piecaulion Is being taken to pre vent fui titer outbteak or disorder, and all the police and imal guatds in the suburbs have been summoned to con centrate In Havana. The stilke, which at fltst only eon- ceined the cigar makeis, became gen eial this morning, by calling out of all tiades in sympathy with the cigar makei s. All the trades people closed theit doois this morning, cleiks, cooks and eveiy class ot worktneil having obeyed the command ol the union ex cept the motormen and conductors of the electiic cars, 7?ha refused to join In the general etrllte ' " Tlie tt ouble begalk e&rty toy the hold ing up of tho electric caw by the strik ei s, whose wrath naturally waa direct ed against the street railroad employes. Several cars were held up and stoner" in the outskirts ot tho tity and the passengers were compelled to walk Intel Havana, among those being the British and Get man ministers Several cai? weie wrecked and eome motormen and couductois wens ic,juteil during these oecui i ences. - - Tlie carmen, EowGVTfr, Continued tun ning their cars until 10 o'clock, when Supeiintendent Gieenwoocl prdered a suspension of ti attic. Tha emplojes weie willing to i etui n to work but the oillceis of the company, in order to pro tect their propei ty, deemed it wise to suspend the set vice. Mr. Greenwood had. asked for piotection fiom the civil government, but the autlioiitles weio unable to piotect the public vehicles. Sympathy of Mayor. The mavor of Havana and the secie laiy of government, Dieg Tamayo, had duiing the past week openly sympa thised with tlie strikers and had given oideis to tlie police not to use foice In dispersing the ciovvds, and under those conditions, the police .were unable to cope with the stiikeia. Tlie situation was approaching a crit ical point at noon, serious dlsordeis having taken place in front of the pal uce Itself, In which a police officer, named Jlaso, and a number of police men and striker received injuries, when President Palni.x sent word tu tlio mayor that unless the city authori ties could preserve older and protect the i.ilhoad company, the state would intei veue. The mayor then took dtas lie measuies and Issued an edict pio hlbltlng ciowds liont gntherins In thi stieets and authoi lulus the chief ot .poltt e to kill, It sin It action should bo 'necessaiy to pieseivo older. A similar show of force early In tha nuiining undoubtedly would have pie vented tlie ti ouble, but now the sulk eis had become; emboldened and fie eiuent ihi'he.s between them and tlie police occulted in all pans of the city. Tlie polite weie obliged to chaige a mob ot i intei s at lhe slaughter house nnd several among the latter were In juied. The vlgoioijs attitude ot tin polh e now inadu Itself felt and tiaffla on the car Hues, which had only been .suspended for a bilef period, was le suiued, and was continued from this time foi th, with only occasional Inter iiiptlons. Most ot the Injuiles sus tained by tho Ettikers were caused by tlie policemen's clubs. The Central Veteran's union, headed bv Geneial Gomez, held a. meeting tills afternoon anil sent word to the inbor unions that if the dl'oiders continued the eterans would offer their services to President P.iiiua lo pieserve oulei. No bread or iue.it was on sato today and a contlnuaucti of tlio stilko will eaue much suffering among the pool. The police rear that U ouble may occur In this city tonight and n. detachment of nival guards Is e-xpeued to teach llaana at 2.20 tomonow moinlng. .Seiior Tatnayo has n dgned hW office of setnetaiy of goveinnieiu, but Piesi dent Pahna Will inn accept his teslgna tlop until the Rtrllv has hi en settled. The public blames Tanuiyo tor his aot ivb participation In the strike and says that he and the nia.vor are responsible, for today's riots, as he had openly ex. picked sympath.v with the strikers. At a political meeting 'i Wednesday Sertoli Tamayei endorsed thu action ot tha strikeis, i ,u j 4- -M WEATHEK rOREOAlT, I Wasdilns'o" Nov. !4 Forecast for Tin sd i i nd Wednesday KaU rrn Pi mil hunk Rain Tuesday; ' fresh winds bicomiug east. iWed- nesdny, full; cooler. 1 if W