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I Local Localrains rains followed followedto to tonight tonl ¬ i + 1 o 1
Tomorrow Tonlor night nl g ht by b ro Y clearln clearing N v fair f aIr g andccoler and cooler coolerTomorrow < Ene El to fit ngtou E 1 tm e READERS IN SEE THE YOUR 1 1Tonlor TIMES TIMESNUMBER TIMEStUMBER TIMESNUMBER ADS DAILY DAILYIN I Iv
Missouri 1V issouri Pacific Express ExpressWrecked ExpressWrecked ExpressWreck
Wrecked Wreck ed at Fountain FountainCreek FountainCreek FcuffsInCreek
Creek Col ColFLOODS ColFLOODS Colt
Relief Re1i f Trains on the Ground Groundand Groundand Groundand
and Search for Dead DeadBegun DeadBegun DeadBegun
Begun BegunPINON BegunPINON BegunPINON
PINON Col ColAug Aug 8 8Plunglng Plunging through throughthe throughthe I Ithe
the bridge that spanned Fountain Creek Creekthree Creekthree Creekthree
three crowded cars and the engine of ofMissouri ot2olfssourl ofMissouri
Missouri Pacific train No 11 the St StLouis StLouis StLouis
Louis Worlds Fair Flyer which left leftDenser leUDener leftDenver
Denser over the Rio RID Grande Railway RailwaySunday HaUwaySunda RailwaySunday
Sunday Sunda evening at 5 oclock and was wasdue wasdue wasdue
due at Pueblo at 7 oclock Sunday Sunda night nightcarried nightcarried nightcarried
carried between 75 and 125 persons to todeath todeath todeath
death In the waters of the stream streamDuring streamDuring streamDuring
During the late afternoon and early earlyevening earlyeenlng earlyevening
evening a cloudburst struck the Foun Fountain Fountain Fountale ¬
tain Valley in the iclnlty of Pinon The Thedownpour Thpdownpour Thedownpour
downpour swelled the he stream to a roar roarIng roarIng roaring
Ing torrent The waters swept away awa the thebridge thebridge thebridge
bridge that spanned the creek as if it itwere Itwere itwere
were paper paperPlunged paperPlunged paperPlunged
Plunged Into Torrent TorrentIn TorrentIn forrent forrentIn
In a short time the St Louis express expresswas expresswas expresswas
was due There was no signal to warn warnthe warnthe warnthe
+ the engineer of the disaster that awaited awaitedThe awaitedThe awaitedThe
The locomotive dashed on down the thetrack thetrack thetrack
track and plunged into the mad current currentThree currentThree currentThree
Three coaches and the baggage car fol followed followed followed ¬
lowed the engine into the raging flood floodIn fioodIn floodIn
In the first coach passengers were werestanding werestandIng werestanding
standing in the aisle for the lack of ofseats ofseats ofseats
seats It is estimated that at least 100 100persons 100persons 100persons
persons were in this coach alone Most Mostof Mostot Mostof
of them had got on at Denver Den rnnd rnndColorado and andColorado andColorado
Colorado Springs and were bound for forPueblo forPueblo forPueblo
Pueblo PuebloThe PuebloThe PuebloThe
The Pullmans and the diner which whichwere whichvere whichwere
were on the rear of the train did not notgo notgo notgo
go down They The remained on the track trackbut trackbut tracebut
but on the edge of the roaring flood floodThe floodThe floodThe
The Fountain River is raging The Thebanks Thebanks Thebanks
banks are muddy mudd and searchers are aremeeting aremeeting aremeeting
meeting with many man obstacles Chief of ofPolice otPpUce ofPolice
Police Shoup and twentyfive police from fromPueblo fromu
Pueblo r u uebloare bloare are here with w1thQt SCO people ple assist assisting usIstIng assisting ¬
ing Lanterns I nterns and torches t rch werebrpughtr werebrpughtrinto wer were brought broughtinto bro ght ghtInto
into use uSe and bodies as fast as recovered recoveredwere recoveredwere recoveredwere
were placed in boxes and carried to the thetrain thetrain thetrain
train to be taken to Pueblo PuebloWashed PuebloWashed PuebloWashed
Washed Down Stream StreamEngineer StreamEngineer StreamEngineer
Engineer Hinman was found 200 feet feetdown feetdown feetdown
down the creek at 2 a m It Is estimated estimatedthat estimatedthat estimatedthat
that of the 125 passengers on board the theillfated theiiifated I
illfated train between eighty elght and one onehundred o one onehundred e I Ihundred
hundred lost their lives either under the thewater thewater I Iwater
water of the raging torrent or beneath beneaththe beneaththe I Ithe
the wreckage of the train trainUpon trainUpon I
Upon the news reaching Pueblo a aspecial a aBp aspecial
special Bp clal train bearing all the available availableBurgeons avallablosu availablesurgeons
Burgeons su eons Assistant Superintendent Mil Miller 3f11ler 111 111ler ¬
ler of the Denver and Rio Grande Su Superintendent Superintendent Superintendent ¬
perintendent R H Bowers of the Mis Missouri Mlssl3url Missourl ¬
souri Pacific Pacl c and Master Mechanic MechanicMyers Mechanicb MechanicMyers
Myers b rs left for the scene scenePinned seenePinned scenePinned
Pinned Under Wreck WreckIt
It Is supposed that the engineer was waspinned waspinned waspinned
pinned under the wreck of his engine engineThe engineThe engineThe
The train pulled out of Colorado Springs Springswith SpringsIth Springswith
with Ith one of the largest crowds that has hasever hasever hasever
ever traveled on this train The cloud cloudburst cloudburst cloudburst ¬
burst had sent a flood down the stream streamand stretU11and streamand
and the bridge over Fountain Creek Creekone Cre Creekone k kone
one mile north of Eden and eight miles milesnorth milesnorth milesnorth
north of Pueblo had been washed away awaylate awaylate awaylate
late in the afternoon afternoonThe arternoonThe afternoonThe
The operator at Eden a mile away awayheard awayheard awayheard
heard the cries for help and hurried to tothe tothe tothe
the scene as fast as possible When he hegot hegot hea
a got there not a person could be found foundwho toundho foundwho
who ho had gone down In the wreck wreckThe wreckThe wreckThe
The cries had been followed by com complete complete complete ¬
plete silence and apparently the pas passengers paslIengers passengers ¬
sengers In all three coaches had gone gonedown gonedown gonedown
down to death The cars were carried carriedseveral carriedseeral carriedseveral
several hundred yards ards down the stream streamThe streamThe streamThe
The conductor is missing and It Is be believed belIeed believed ¬
lieved he was dawnedThe drowned drownedThe drnedThe
The bodies of three young oung women were werewashed w werewashed re rewashed
washed upon the bank of the river three threequarters thr threequarters e equarters
quarters of a mile below the scene of the thewreck thtwreck thewreck
wreck Their identity Identlt has not been es established established established ¬
Crawled Out of Stream StreamJ
J J M 1 Killan a merchant of Pu Pueblo Pueblowag bl3 bl3was > o oWetS
was badly bad I injured and swept down the thestream thestrtam thestream
stream but crawled but a mile below bplowthe bl belowthe W Wtht
the > scene of the accidentThe accident accidentThe accidentThe
The bridge which went down was wasover wasover wasover
over an area which was fully 1005 filet filetwide f et etwide etwide
wide The relief train brought In all allknown allknown allknown
known to have ha e been saved savedThe sa savedThe ved vedThe
The first warning I had of the im impending Impending impending ¬
pending disaster was a feeling that the theearth theearth theearth
earth was sinking beneath me said the thefreman theflrtman thefireman
fireman 1 ki kibridge knew that we were at the thebridge thebridge
bridge and the conclusion at once Hash Hashed lIalhed clashed ¬
ed through my m mind that the structure structurewas structurewas
was 118 about to fall It was this thought thoughtthat thou thoughtthat tst tstthat
that saved my m life I Jumped from the thecab thecab thecab
cab and by the narrowest of margins marginsescaped maglnsellcaped marginsescaped
escaped a plunge Into the cre cr creek sk k I Jhouted Ihouted Ishouted
houted to Hinman but he was apurently appar apparently apparentl ¬
ently entl so terrorstricken that he could couldnot cuuldnot couldnot
not move mo 1 could feel the train drop dropas dropas rop ropas
as I left it It was one steep shoot Into Intothe Intothe Intothe
the water ater and then death deathEleven deathEleven deathEleven
Eleven Bodies Recovered RecoveredOnly RecoveredOn1 RecoveredOnly
Only On1 eleven el en bodies had beon recovered recoveredand recoveredand recoveredand
and taken to the various undertaking undertakingestablishments undertakingestabJishmeftts undertakingestablishments
establishments In this city clt up to 9 9oclock 9oclock 9oclock
oclock and of these only two have been beenIdentified beenIdentUled beenIdentified
Identified Many Man bodies it la now nowknown nowknown nowknown
known hav ha have been swept down the Ar Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas ¬
kansas River by the cloudburst and andmany andmany andmany
many never will be recovered This Thismake Thismake Thismakes
make it impossible to give an accurate accuratenumber accuratenumber accuratenumber
number of the dead deadThree deadThree deadThree
Three of the bodies recovered this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning were taken from the river In Inthis inthis I Ithis
this city cit a point seven miles below the theecene thescene thescene
scene of the wreck The two Identified Identifiedbodies Identifiedbodies identifiedodies
bodies odies are those of Frank H Whitman Whitmanand Whitmanand Whitmanand
and Alexander S Maxwell Among th thmissing thmbslng the themissing
missing and those believed to be dead deadore deadAre I Inre
ore i
oreMrs Mrs John Oliver of Pueblo and her hartwo hertwo I Itvo
two small children childrenMrs j jMrs I
Mrs James Smith wife of the con conductor conductor conductor ¬
ductor of tho illfated Ulf te < l train trainIda trainIda trainIda
Ida Leonard of Pueblo PuebloMrs PuebloIr8 PuebloMrs
Mrs Ir8 Mary Walsh Chicago ChicagoMiss ChicagoMiss ChicagoMiss
Miss Mary P Rice of Lji La Salle III IIIRobert 111Robert IllRobert
Robert Lytle cashier of the First FirstNational FirstNational FirstNational
National Bank Pueblo PuebloMiss PueblotUss PuebloMiss
Miss Emily Wood Pueblo PuebloMn PUebloDr PuebloDr
Dr W H Moch MochMr foch
Mr and airs Mrs C s Ljimson L mson Pueblo PuebloMica PUEbloIJI8 PuebloMiss
Mica IJI8 2 Selby Puebl PuebloLovell PueblLovell
clerk Lovell Dunham Sante san l e Fe Feclerk Railroad Railroadclerk j
Chairmen Begin the Big BigTask BigTask BigTask
Task of Getting GettingVotes GettingVotes GettingVotes
Hill Gorman McLean Shee Sheehan Sheehan Sheehan
han and Others Map Out OutParty OutParty OutParty
Party Plans PlansNEW PlansNEW PlansNEW
NEW YORK Aug 8 BThe The Presidential Presidentialcampaign Presldent1J11camplhn Presidentialcampaign
campaign of 104 received re < elved a a big Impetus Impetustoday Impetustoday impetustoday
today when Republican and Democratic Democraticnational Democraticnational Democraticnational
national headquarters were opened sim simultaneously slmultanaousl sitnultaneously ¬
ultaneously ultanaousl here and the real work of ofsettling ofSEtttlng ofgettting
settling the th voters in line beganChairmen began beganChairmen beganChnlrmen
Chairmen Taggurt Tagg rt and Cortelyou were werein wereIn werein
in active charge char e and will from now on ongive ongive ongive
give their entire attention to the cam campaign campaign campaign ¬
paign The headquarters of the Repub Republican RepublfCZUl Republican ¬
lican National Committee were formally formallyopened form formallyopened ll llopened
opened in the Metropolitan Mt = tropoUtan Insurance InsuranceBuilding InsuranceBuilding InsuranceBuilding
Building at 1 Madison Avenue Chair Chairman Chairman Chairman ¬
man Cortelyou held several conferences conferencesthroughout conterenceshroughout conferencesthroughout
throughout the day with Senator N B BScott BScott BScott
Scott of West Virginia who will have havecharge havecharge havecharge
charge of the speakers bureau and andother andother andother
other Republican leaders leadersDemocrats leadersDemocrats leadersDemocrats
Democrats in Council CouncilThe CouncilThE CouncilThe
The first council of the new Demo Democratic Democratic Democratic ¬
cratic executive committee was held at atnoon atnoon atnoon
noon at the Hoffman House and besides besidesthe besldethe besidesthe
the seven members of the committee committeepresent commlteepresent committeepresent
present there were in attendance sev several se seeral several ¬
eral prominent leaders including Sen Senator Senator Sonator ¬
ator David B Hill Senator Gormantnd Gorman Gormannnd Gormannd
nnd + nd Chairman Cord Myer Ier of the State Statecommittee Statecommittee Statecommittee
committee William Imam F Sheehan in inchairman 11 idchairman > 1 1chairman
chairman of the committee committeeThe committeeThe committeeThe
The committee outlined a plan for the thecampaign thecampaign thecampaign
campaign and determined in a ttnta ttntatlve t ttntathe nta ntalive
live way wa where the strongest fights fightsshould fightsshould ghts ghtsshould
should be made Some of the leaders leadersare lood leadersare rs rsare
are of the opinion that there ther is little littlechance littlechance littlechance
chance of carrying Illinois and that all allthe allthe allthe
the forces of the campaign should be bebrought bebrought bebrought
brought to bear upon Indiana Chair Chairman CI1Rlrman Chairman ¬
man Taggart will it is said submit a aplan tLplan aplan
plan to the committee to establish head headquarters headquarters headquarters ¬
quarters In IndianapolisHope Indianapolis IndianapolisHope IndianapolisHope
Hope to Get Wisconsin WisconsinTimothy Wisconsin1finothYERyan WisconsinThnothy
Timothy 1finothYERyan E Ryan of TViscnslnmemtier WIgdrBlnmember TViscnsln 7t 7tmember
member oCHha oJ1th oitthc < 1 exooutive Cutive committee c mmltte declares de declares declares ¬
clares that there is a good chance for forDemocratic CorDemo forDemocratic
Democratic Demo ratic success in Wisconsin be because bfcause because ¬
cause of the flsrht fi bt in the Republican Republicancamp Republlcincamp Republ1clncamp
camp between Senator Spooner and Gavernor Gov Governor Oft Ofternor ¬
ernor La Follette Ryan says that the
former governor George W V Peck will willir
be the Democrat Democratic c candidate for govern governor
or ir
Those noted at the council board of
the executive meeting were William Ulla m F
Sheehan August Belmont James Smith
Jr of New Jersey John R McLean of
Ohio James M Guffey Gutte of Pennsylvania Pennsyl Pennsylvania Pennalvania ¬
vania Senator Thomas Martin of Vir Virginia Virginia Virgila ¬
ginia Timothy Ryan of Wisconsin end
Vice Chairman D Nicoll NlcollLAMONT NicollLA1VONT NicollLAMONT
MILLBROOK N Y Aug 8 I am amnot amnot amnot
not a candidate for governor of New NewYork NewYork ew ewYork
York I believe this Is a year ear when no noman noman noman
man should seek office There is
an ex excellent excellent excellent ¬
cellent opportunity In my m opinion for forthe forthe forthe
the election of Judge Parker and noth ¬
ing should be done by b anyone which
might jeopardize Democratic success
This statement was made by Col Dan ¬
iel S R Lament LamentColonel ImoutColonel LamontColonel
Colonel Lamont it Is thought will not
decline the nomination If it is tendered
to him himMAY himl himMAY
From information received from poli polltieians politicians politicians ¬
ticians high in Tammany Hall who are arealso areal80 arealso
also very ery intimate with August Bel Belmont Belmont Belmont ¬
mont Justice Martin J 1 Keogh of the
supreme court who lives in New Ro
chelle is likely to be the Democratic
candidate for governor of New York
this fallIt fall fallIt fallIt
It Is said that Justice Keogh Is agree agreeable agreeable agreeable ¬
able to Charles F Murphy of Tammany
Hall and David B Hill Justice Keogh KeoghContinued KeoghContinued KeoghContinued
Continued on Fourth Page PageWEATHER PageWEATHER PageWEATHER
Since Saturday a barometric depresalon depres depression depression ¬
sion of slight energy nerg has moved east eastward eastward eastward ¬
ward from the lake region to the Saint
Lawrence valley valle and an this morning pre presents vresents presents ¬
sents a trough of low barometer that thatcovers thatcovers thatcovers
covers the th middle Atlantic and New
England States An area of high barometer ba barometer barometer ¬
rometer has advanced from the north northeastern northeastern northeastern ¬
eastern Rocky Rock Mountain slops slo over the thewestern thevellt thewestern
western vellt rn lake region and the upper Misslstppt Mis Mississippi Mississippi ¬
sissippi valley attended by a marked
fall in temperature tam perature from this th lower Mis Missouri 3llssouri Us Ussourl ¬
souri valley over the Ohio valley and
the southern lake regloi An area of
low barometer that appeared over the theextreme theextreme theextreme
extreme northern mountain districts
Saturday Saturda has advanced southeastward
to the middle Missouri valley
Showers have continued In the South Southern Southern Southern ¬
ern States and middle Rocky Rock Mountain
districts and have also occurred In the thenorthern thenorthern thenorthern
northern Rocky Rock Mountain region and the theupper theupper theupper
upper Missouri valley Lower tempera ¬
ture Is Indicated for the middle Atlantic
States tonight and moderate tempera ¬
tures will continue over the eastern part partof partot partof
of the country countr during the next two days daysTEMPERATURE daysrE daysTEMPERATURE
9 ° n m 72
12 noon 78
1 p m 79 79p
9 a m 78
12 noon nO n 83 788 3
1 P m 84 8 8V
2 p m 77 77THE 71THE 1 1THE
Sun s sets ts today toda todaSun 706 706Sun 70IiSun
Sun rises rJs oll tomorrow S03 S03TIDE 108fIDE 606TIDE
High tide today ioe ioeLow i iI
Low tide today 1131 1131High 1134High 3 3High
I High tide tomorrow tomorrow53S 533 a a m 608 p mLow m mLow mLow
Low tide tomorrow tomorrow1U 1281 pm
On ltrJDI ltrJDIr
r President Donnelly Addressing A dressing i Mass Meeting of Strikers
Federation Begins Begins to Col Collect Collect Collect ¬
10 10Railroad
Railroad Men Put PutUp Up Twenty TwentyfiveHuh TwentyfiveHuhdredDolJa TwentyfiveHuhdred fiveHuh fiveHuhdred
dred dredDolJa Dollars DollarsTrust DollarsTrustDenounced Trust TrustDenounced TrustDenounced
Denounced DenouncedCHICAGO DenouncedCHICAGO DenouncedCHICAGOAug
CHICAGO CHICAGOAug Aug 8 SSupport Support both moral moraland moraland moraland
and financial has been b en pledged to the thestriking thestriking thestriking
striking butcher workmen by b the Chi Chicago Chicago Chicago ¬
cago Federation of Labor LaborPlans LaborPJans LaborPlans
Plans have been Inaugurated for the thecollection thecollection thecollection
collection of a large relief fund and andspecial andspecial andspecial
special meetings of unions will be held heldevery heldevery heldevery
every night during the week to raise as assessments assessments assessments ¬
sessments to assist a slst the strikers strikersToday strikersToday strikersToday
Today the employes empl cs of the Chicago ChicagoCity Chicago ChicagoCity ChicagoCity
City Railway Company will hold a meet meeting meetIng meeting ¬
ing and levy Ie an assessment of Sl a aweek aweek aweek
week on each of the 2500 members of the theunion theunIon theunion
union Some other unions propose to toassess toaUe8 toassess
assess each member one days pay pn and andbefore andbetore andbefore
before two weeks are past the strike strikeleaders strikeleaders strikeleaders
leaders expect to have a fund on hand handsufficient handsunlclent handsuiilcient
sufficient to support the needy neell strikers strikersfor strikersfor strikersfor
for several weeks weeksTrust weeksTrust weeksTrust
Trust Denounced DenouncedResolutions DenouncedResolutions DenouncedResolutions
Resolutions have been adopted de denouncing denouncing denouncing ¬
nouncing the beef trust trustUS as an unlawful unlawfulcombination unlawtulcombInation unlawfulcombination
combination of capital that was plundering plun plundering plundering ¬
dering the American public in defiance defianceof
of law Michael Donnelly attended the themeeting thumeeting themeeting
meeting and explained the cause lead leading letidIng leading ¬
ing up to the strike trlke He declared that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there must be no aristocracy in labor laborand laborand labor
and that the injury Injur of the least skilled skilledworker skilledworker skilledworker
worker must be the concern of the most mosthighly mosthlghb mosthighly
highly skilled Donnelly Donnell was cheered cheeredby cheeredby cheeredby
by the delegates and the esoithou esoithoupledging resolutions resolutionsa resolUtionspledging s
pledging support were adopted adopteda without withouta
a dissenting dls nUng vote voteThe voteThe ote oteThe
The indorsement of the Chicago Fed 1ederatlon lcileratlon Federatlon
eratlon of Labor while it was a fore foroponc tldJonc foregone
gone conclusion may ma have an Important Importantbearing Imporantbearing importantbearing
bearing on the future of the strike strikeAwaiting strikeAwaiting strikeAwaiting
Awaiting Action ActionTeamsters ActionTeamsters ActionTeamsters
Teamsters freight handlers ami other otherclasses oUterclasses otherclasses
classes of workmen were anxiously anxiouslyawaiting anxious anxiousawaiting anxiouslyawaiting
awaiting the action taken today The Thecentral Thecentral rho rhocentral
central body has no authority authorlt to order ordJrsympathetic orJorloIympathetic ordersympathetic
sympathetic strikes and did not aim to todo todo todo
do so but its official Indorsement meansthat means meansthat meansthat
that all affiliated unions will do what whatthey whatthey whatthey
they can to assist the strikers strikersThat strikersThat strikersThat
That the packers Intend to tight figb to tl a afinish afinIsh afinish
finish was indicated by the action of the theNelson thee1son theNelson
Nelson e1son Morris Iorrls firm today in posting no notices notices notices ¬
tices around the plant Instructing fore foremen tor tormen foremen ¬
men to assist new men as much as pos possible possible possible ¬
sible as the old employes employ s would rot be bereinstated bereinstated bereinstated
reinstated reinstatedCHICAGO reinstatedCHICAGO reinstatedCHICAGO
CHICAGO 111 Aug 8In 8 In resolutions resolutionscontaining resolutionscontaining resolutionscontaining
containing a severe arraignment of this thispackers th thpackers thupackers =
packers the Chicago Federation of La Labor Labor Labor ¬
bor has indorsed the strike of the thebutcher thebutcher thebutcher
butcher workmen and their allies at the theMtock theIiItock thestock
stock yards ards and took steps to get finan linendal financial financial ¬
cial aid for the strikers from 510 unions unionsrepresenting unionsrepresenting unionsrepresenting
representing over 200000 workingmen and andwomen andwomen andwomen
women in Chicago ChicagoThe ChicagoThe ChicagoThe
The resolutions which were passed passedwithout vassedwIthout passedwithout
without a 8 dissenting voice olce set forth that thatIf thatIt thatIf
If the wage earners will not submit to tothe tothe tothe
the Intolerable conditions which the thebeef thebeeC thebeef
beef trust wants to create cr te among its itsemployes ItsempllYes itsemployes
employes the beef trust will destroy the thelabor thelabor thelabor
labor unions and compel tho laborers to towalk towalk towalk
walk the streets str > ets in Idleness Idlen > ss until such suchtime suchtime suchtime
time as they become hungry enough to toreturn toreturn toreturn
return to work workThe workThe workThe
The packing concerns are charged with withbeing withbeing withbeing
being In an unlawful combination of ofcapital oCcapItal ofcapital
capital and defying the municipal municipalState municipalState municipalState
State and nd national authorities authoritiesStrength authoritiesSbength authoritiesStrength
Strength of Unions UnionsIn UnionsIn
In reference to the strength of the theunions theunions theunions
unions the resolutions declare that nev never never never ¬
er again will the packing houses of this thiscity thiscity thiscity
city be operated as nonunion houses housesas houJeus
as it In Impossible for the beef trust trustto trustto trustto
to get onequarter enough traitors to tobegin tobegin tobegin
begin operations operationsAfter overatleutiAfter oporatiensAfter
After the resolutions re olutlons were woe ptuscd pus cd Mr MrConiQ MrCon4Scs
ConiQ au i 8e Par4si K
Dispatch of SquadronStirs Squadron SquadronStirs SquadronStirs
Stirs Constantinople ConstantinopleDisgust
Disgust in Official Circles Over Americas AmericasSummary AmericasSummary AmericasSummary
Summary Action ActionState State Department Now NowFormulating NowFormulating NowFormulating
Formulating Instructions to Minister
CONSTANTINOPLE Aug 8Di3gU3t 8Di3gU3tis SDlsgustIsmanltested
is Ismanltested manifested in offiafhi offlaful circles olrQlehere here overthe over overthe ocrlbe
the coming ofthg o of th the An At loan Wloan loaa trarwsBels trarwsBelsfor ur it4 it4far m tJ6 tJ6tor
for the purpose of making a demonstra demonstration demonstration demonstration ¬
tion tionIt tionIt
It is claimed that the whole trouble troublewith troublewith troublewith
with America is due to the Armenians ArmenianswHo Armenianswto Armenianswho
wHo remain just long enough in America Americato
to get naturalized and then return and andagitate andagitate andagitate
agitate against the Sultan According Accordingto
to officials the claim of these the e people peopleto
to protection Is the principal demand demandmade demandmade demandmade
made by b the American Government GovernmentThe GovernmentThe GovernmentThe
The Sultan expects strong support supportfrom suppl supportfrom > > rl rltrom
from Russia In dealing with the de demands demands demands ¬
mands made by America as the Russian Russiangovernment Russiangovernment Russiangovernment
government excludes American Jews Jewsunder Jewsunder
under the same circumstances circumstancesChekib circumstancesCheklb circumstancesChekib
Chekib Bey Be Turkish minister to the theUnited thetnlted theUnited
United States called at the State De Department Department Department ¬
partment this morning to inquire wleth whether wlether wlether ¬
er the published statements that the Eu European Europoan Europoan ¬
ropoan squadron of the United States StatesNavy StaesNav StasesNavy
Navy Nav had been ordered to Smyrna as a amenace amenace amenace
menace to Turkey Turke were correct correctHe correctHe correctHe
He was informed that the visit of Hear KenrAdmiral Roo RooAdmiral HearAdmiral
Admiral Jewells J weUs ships to Turkish waters wa waters waters ¬
ters was 88 in accordance with a proar proarranged prearranged ¬
ranged schedule and should not be con considered considered considered ¬
sidered a menace to the Ottoman gov government government guvernment ¬
ernment In addition however he was wastold wastold wastold
told that the United States would in insist 10slst inslat ¬
slat strenuously upon her her rights and andupon findupon andupon
upon compliance with her requests with withreference withreterence withreference
reference to trading claims and proper properprotection IJroprprotection prop r rprotection
protection of American Interests InterestsIt
It is understood that no further in instructions Instructions instructions ¬
structions will be sent to Minister Leish Lolshman Leishman Leishman
man until after the arrival of the squad squadron squadron squadron ¬
ron at Smyrna SmyrnaMinister SmrnaMilliliter SmyrnaMinister
Minister Leishman has not advised the theState theState theState
State Department of any change in the theTurkish theTurkish theTurkish
Turkish situation and the Sultan Is IsWILL IsWILL IsPUYER8
Armenian Patriarch Directs That Mis Mission Mission Mission ¬
sion Be Sent to Capitals of ofAmerica ofAmerica ofAmerica
CONSTANTINOPLE Aug 8 SThe The Ar Armenian Armenian Armenian ¬
menian patriarch has ordered Arch Archbishop ArchbhdlOP Archbishop ¬
bishop Saraglan of the Armenian ArmenianChurch ArmenIanChurch ArmenianChurch
Church in America to head u mission missionto
to the powers urging them to Interfere Interferein
in the name of humanity and put an anend anend anend
end to the continual massacres of Ar Armenians Armenians Armenians ¬
menians in Turkey TurkeyThe Turke TurkeThe TurkeyThe
The archbishop will present proofs proofsthat prootsthat proofsthat
that in the past four months 8400 Ar Armenians Armenians Armenians ¬
menians have been massacred Includ Including IncludIng including ¬
ing 300 children childrenThe chlldrenlbe childrenIbe
The mission ml slon will take a special peti petition petitIon petition ¬
tion to President Roosevelt RooseveltRESCUES RooseveltRESCUES RooseveltRE8ES
A L Hilton captain and owner of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the steamer Louise which plies between betweenWashington betweenVa betweenWashington
Washington Va hlngton and Great Falls was the thehero thehero thehero
hero of a a daring rescue yesterday after afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
noon at the last named placeWhile place placeWhile pIn ct ctVhUe
While the vessel was preparing to tomake toma1te tomake
make its return trip to Washington a ulittle alittle alittle
little white girl tumbled over the side sideof sideot sideof
of the canal Mr Hilton who was on onthe onthe onthe
the deck of his boat at the time of tho thoaccident thoaccident theaccident
accident dived for the child childAfter childArter childAfter
After going down several times he res rescued rescud raed ¬
cued cue the child unconscious unconsciousCaptain unconsciousCaptain unconsciousCaptain
Captain Hilton then went aboard and andbrought andbrought andbrought
brought his steamer into Washington WashingtonThe WashingtonThe VashlngtonThe
The little girl recovered
presumed to t be b still sUllfirm firm in his hl refusal refusalto
to grant giant the demands of the American AmericanThe AmericanGdt AmericanGo
Go Gdt xrgi1 rqq1 rqq1The aik aikThe
The Navy Department D p rtment was advised advisedthis advisedthis advisedthis
this morning of the arrival of Admiral AdmiralBarker AdmiralBarker AdmiralBarker
Barker with the battleship batUes1 lp squadron squadronof
of the North Atlantic fleet eet at Gibraltar Gibraltarwhere Gibraltarwhere Gibraltarwhere
where he will remain pending the set settlement settlement settlement ¬
tlement of the trouble with the porte porteRear porteRear porteRear
Rear Admiral Jewell is speeding to toward toward toward ¬
ward Smyrna with the European squad squadron squadron squadron ¬
ron and should reach there on Thurs Thursday Thursda Thursday ¬
day da granting there are no delays delaysMeantime delaysMeanUm delaysMeantime
Meantime the Administration is consid considering considering considering ¬
ering the instructions which will be sent sentto sentto sentto
to Minister Leishman as to the manner mannerin mannerIn mannerIn
in which he is again to present the theAmerican theAmerican theAmerican
American demands to the glItan glItanSecreta S iltan iltanSecretary iltanSecretary
Secretary Secreta Hay Ha and Secretary Secretall Morton Mortonwere Mortonwere Mortonwere
were in conference with the President Presidentthis Presidentthis Presidentthis
this morning and many other officials officialshave officialshac officialshave
have been consulted concerning the best bestmethod bestmethod bestmethod
method of procedure Tomorrows Cabi Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet ¬
net meeting will probably be given over overalmost overalmost overalmost
almost entirely to a discussion of the thesituation thesituation thesituation
situation in the Mediterranean MediterraneanSo IedlterraneanSo
So far Minister Leishman is said to tohave tohsc tohave
have no instructions as to how be shall shallproceed shanproce shallproceed
proceed proce > d Rear Admiral Jewell com commanding commandIng commanding ¬
manding the European squadron is also alsosaid alsosaid alsosaid
said to be without instructions further furtherthan furthertitan
than that he Is to go direct to Smyrna SmyrnaIf SmrnaIt
I If the Sultan follows the tactics he
has previously used the American war warships warships warships ¬
ships will vlll not be compelled to take any anysteps nn nnsteps anysteps
steps to force the porte to make the de desired desired desired ¬
sired concessions to Americans AmericansHeretofore AmericansHeretofore AmericansHeretofore
Heretofore the mere mt > re appearance of ofAmerican o ofAmerican
American warships In Turkish waters watershas watershas watershas
has always worked the desired results resultsand resultsand resultsand
and it is believed the Sultan will again
have a change chan e of heart as a > i soon as the
European squadron anchors a chors in Smyrna
harbor harborPresident harborPreslJent harborPresident
President Roosevelt and Secretary Secretar Hay
have been b n so annoyed by b the Sultans Sultansdelays Sliltansdelas Sultansdelays
delays and breaking of pledges that the theinstructions theInstructions theinstructions
instructions to Admiral Jewell and Min Minister 1IIInIster Minlater ¬
ister Leishman will doubtless be of such suchcharacter suchcharater suchcharacter
character that force will be authorized
in case gentler methods fall fallTO tallBANCROFT failBAGRUFT
Will Look After American Interests in inSanto inSanto inSanto
Santo Domingo DomingoAntiFor DomingoAntiForeign AntiFor AntiForeign ¬
eign Feeling There ThereOn ThereOn ThereOn
On account of the prevalence of un unantiforeign tinantlCorelgn anantiforeign
antiforeign feeling In Santo Domingo Domingoand Domln Domingoand o oand
and consequent danger to American in interests Interests Interests ¬
terests in that country a United States Statesgunboat Statsgunboat Statesgunboat
gunboat has been ordered there from fromSan trlmSan fromSan
San Juan JuanUpon JuanUpon JuanUpon
Upon the request of the State Depart Department Depurtment Departmerit ¬
ment the Navy Department Instructed InstructedAdmiral InstructedAdmiral instructedAdmiral
Admiral Slgsbee to dispatch the Bancroft Ban Bancroft Baucroft ¬
croft to Monte CnstI and Puerta Plata PlataThe PlataThe PlataThe
The vessel is understood to have left leftPorto ldtPorto leftPorto
Porto Rico this morning morningMonte morningMonte morningMonte
Monte Cristl has always been the thestronghold thestronghold thestronghold
stronghold of General Jiminez the th de deposed deposed deposed ¬
posed h1Preident President of the little republic republicand republicand republics
and his s followers In that city are ar againshowing again againshowing againshowing
showing activity activityFOUR activit activitFOUR activttFOUR
LANCASTER Pa Aug 8 HThe The police policeare polleeare policeare
are ln intestigating estimating a mysterious shooting shootingthat shootingthat shootingthat
that occurred at the home of John Tret Tretter Tretter Trotter
ter a t former beer bottler and as a re result result result ¬
sult of 0 which Tretter and his sons John Johnand Johnand Johnand
and George and an Louis Sauer are under underarrest underarrest underarrest
arrest arrestThe arrestThe arrestThe
The party were at Trotters Hotel Hoteldrinking Hoteldrinking Hoteldrinking
drinking and about S oclock gun and andrevolver andreolv andrevolver
revolver reolv r shots were heard in the place placeNeighbors placeNeighbors placeNeighbors
Neighbors fearing a tragedy was being beingenacted beingenacted beingenacted
enacted summoned the police poll < e and they theyarrived the thearr1oo theyarrived
arrived just a ae one ne of tho party was wasflourishing W wasflourishing S Sflourishing
flourishing a loaded revolver revolverThe revolverThe revolverThe
The participants refuse to say sa what whattartcd whatstarted whatstarted
started the trouble but the police be beIlicvo be1ICO believe
Ilicvo that an attempt was made to kill killsome killsome killsome
some one
Speedy Fall al Inevitable InevitableJapanese nevlta 1e Japanese a anese Cannon Cannonade Cannonade Cannonade ¬
ade Has as Placed Naval oval Batteries of o 8e 8eleagured Beleagured e ele
leagured le a ore Town own Out o of Combat CombatENGLAND CombatENGLAND CombatA
Drunkenness of o TransBaikal Train rain Em Employes Employes Employes ¬
ployes Corrupted by Workmen at Gov Government Government Government ¬
ernment Shops Complained ComplainedROME Of OfROME OfROME
ROME Aug 8 8A A dispatch from Tienstin says Japanese after a aprolonged aprolonged aprolonged
prolonged cannonade have silenced the naval batteries at atPort Port Arthur and andthe andthe andthe
the speed speedy y fall of the port is inevitable inevitableSINKING inevitab1eSINKING inevitableSINKING
LONDON Aug 8 8In In the house of commons today PremierBalfour Premier PremierBalfour PremierBalfour
Balfour announced that the British government still adhered to its con contention contention contention
tention that there was not ample justification for the sinking of the theBritish theBritish theBritish
British steamer Knight Commander by the Russian Vladivostok cruisers cruisersDRUNKEN cruisersDRUNKEN cruisersDRUNKEN
ST PETERSBURG Aug 8 The newspaper Vostochi Obosre Obosrenie Obosrenie Obosreflea
nie flea states that a director of the TransBaikal 1ra nsBaikal Railway has received atelegram a atelegram atelegram
telegram from the chief officials at the Adrianovok Station complaining complainingof
of their inability to properly operate the road owing to the continualdrunkenness continual continualdrunkenness continualdrunkenness
drunkenness of the engineers conductors and train hands who have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been corrupted by a bad class of workmen at the theg ° government overnment work workshops workshops workshops ¬
shops at Adrianovok AdrianovokThe AdrianovokThe AdrianovokThe
The officials urge the closing of the workshops during the war warThe warTh warThe
The Th closing of these shops would seriously se ously hamper the transporta transportation transportation transportaf ¬
f tion tion ion of troops inasmuch as repairs necessary necesSary to toraips trains en route routemust must be bemade bemade bemade
made at these shops shopsMany shopsMany shopsMahy
Many Russians KilledIn KilledIn Killed KilledIn
In Attack on onHaiChen2 HaiCheng
BERLIN Aug S 8A A dispatch to the theTageblatt theTa theTageblatt
Tageblatt Ta eblatt dated LJaoYong August 7states 7 7states 7states
states that a heavy attack was made on onthe onthe onthe
the western wing of the Russian forces forcesnorth forcesnorth forcesnorth
north of HalCheng yesterday esterda The dis dispatch dlspatcb dispatch ¬
patch adds addsMany addsMany addsMany
Many Russians were wounded and nndhave andhave andhave
have been brought here There Thore1s Is a arumor arumor arumor
rumor current that General Kurokl Is Isthreatening Isthrent isthreatening
threatening thrent nlng Mukden from the northeast northeastViceroy northeastViceroy northeastViceroy
Viceroy Alexleift and Kurokatpln Kurokatplnwere Kurokatplnwere Kurokatpinwere
were In LlaoYang yesterday
Russian Peril Grave GraveBesieged GraveBesieged GraveBesiegedand
Besieged Besiegedand and Afield
LONDON Aug S SInterest Interest in the war warsituation warsituation warsituation
situation In the Far East was this morn mornIng mornIng morning
Ing temporarily transferred to Port Ar Arthur Arthur Arthur ¬
thur as the result of a dispatch received receivedin
in Rome Indicating that the port is in ingrave Ingrave ingrave
grave danger dani r of falling fallingThe fnllfngThe fallingThe
The dispatch came from Tientsin and andstated andstated andstated
stated that the Japanese after a pro prolonged prolonged prolonged ¬
longed bombjardment bom rdment had silenced the thenaval thenaval thenaval
naval batteries at the stronghold and andthat andthat andthat
that the early fall of the city clt appeared appearednow appearednow appearednow
now Ines Inevitable InevitableThis IneltahleThis itahle itahleThis
This dispatch while not confirmed confirmedmay confirmedma confirmedmay
may ma be based on fact as in many man in instances Intnnces instances
stances word of happenings at the port
Secretary SecretaryH Hay ay Defines DefinesArticles DefinesArticles DefInesArticles
Articles of Contraband
The United States Is unwilling to have havecoal havecoal havecoal
coal and other fuel and raw cotton cottontreated cottontreated cottontreated
treated as contraband of war because becausethey becausethey becausethey
they are consigned to a belligerent port portIn portIn portIn
In Instructions which Secretary Hay Hayhas Ha Hahas Hayhas
has sent to all American ambassadors ambassadorsIn
In Europe contraband is defined in a amanner amanner amanner
manner which varies arles widely from the thedefinition thedefinition thedefinition
definition Russia has acted upon in re recent recent recent ¬
cent seizures seizuresInstructions seizuresInstructions seizuresInstructions
Instructions to Ambassadors AmbassadorsSecretary AmbassadorsSe AmbassadorsSecretary
Secretary Se < retal Hays instructions to ambas ambassadors ambnsI ambassadors ¬
sadors were sent before the seizures In Inthe Inthe inthe
the Red Sea and off the Japanese coast coastby coastb coastby
I by b the Russian navy nav and are as follows followsTo toUo toUoTo followsTo
To the Ambassadors of the United UnitedStates CnftedStates UnitedStates
States in Europe EuropeGentlemen EuropeGentlemen EuropeGentiemen
Gentlemen It appears from public publicdocuments pUblicdocuments publicdocuments
documents that coal naphtha alcohol alcoholand alcoholand alcoholand
and other fuel have been declared con contraband contraband contraband ¬
traband of war by b the Russian govern government government overn overnmente ¬
ment mentThese menteThese mentThese
These articles enter into general con consumption consumption consumption ¬
sumption In the arts of peace to which whichthey whichthe whichthey
they the are vitally vital necessary necessar They The are areusually areusually
usually treated not as absolutely cont con contraband contraband ¬
traband of war like articles articlesintended that t are areIntended artInten
Intended Inten ed primarily for military purposes purposesIn
In time of war such as ordnance arms armsammunition armsammunItIon armsammunition
ammunition etc but rather as con conditionally condftlonall conditionally ¬
ditionally dftlonall contraband contrubandthat that Is to say sayarticles sayarticles sayarticles
articles that may ma be used for or con converted conyerted converted ¬
verted to the purposes of war or peace peaceaccording peaceaccording peaceaccording
according to circumstances They The may mayrather ma marather mayrather
rather be classed with provisions and andfood andtood andfood
food stuffs of ordinarily Innocent use usebut U5ebut usebut
but which may mn become absolutely absolutel con contraband contrnband contraband ¬
traband of war when actually actuallymilitary and es especially tSpeclally ¬
pecially alf destined t d for the th military mtl1 militarynaval ar or ornaval ornaval
navalalf ote otethe
naval forces of the enemy enemyFormer enemyFonner
Former Definition DefinitionIn
In the war between the United States Statesand StatC3and Statesand
and Spain the Navy Nav Department gen general general general ¬
eral orders ord rs No 492 issued June 20 1898 1S9Sdeclared 1898declared 1898declared
declared in article 19 as follows Tho Thoterm Thoterm Theterm
term comrtband of war comprehends
ST PETERSBURG Aug S 8Generaf 8GenerafSakhatort aGeneraSakharorf GeneraJ GeneraJSokharoff
Sokharoff reports that up to noon yes yesiterday yesterday e5 e5terda
terday terda there wes no change in the posh posfetions pos postlons poshlions
lions of the Manchurian armies armiesThe armiesThe armiesThe
The report is significant as It acts a aa at ata ata
a denial of the vague reports which whiclhave whlc whlchae whichhave
have been b en current for several days pas pasof pa paot pastof
of heavy engagements about LiaoYanf LiaoYanfand Llno LiaoYangand Yan Yanand
and HalCheng in which the Japanesi Japanesiwere Japanesiwere Japanes4were
were reported to have been defeated defeatedwith det defeatelwith te tewIth
with heavy losses
since telegraphic communication C wa wacut wacut wacut
cut off has first come from Tslentsin TslentsinAccording TslentslnAccording TsientsinAccording
According to dispatches from the vlcln vlclnIty viclaIcy Icln IclnIty
Ity of LlaoYang Llao Yang the battle long ex expected e3 e3vected expected
pected near there has not yet et occurred occurredThese occurredI occurredThese
These telegrams contain news of I tnew Inew inew
new Japanese plan which embrace embracesimultaneous embracesimultaneous mbracClslmultantOus
I simultaneous attacks on both LiaoYanj LlaoYanJand LiaoYan LiaoYanand
and Mukden The Japanese are said ft a aI
I be advancing on Mukden in large nunj
bers bersIt bersIt hersIt
It Is further stated that Niuchwari Xiucnwarihas Nluchwathas Nluehwahas
has been b en made a new buse b se and thai thaiforces th thtorces thforces
forces from that point are adanclf adanclfto advarclri1 advarclri1to
to the aid of Generals Oku Kuroki ant amNodzu antNodzu antNodzu
Nodzu from the west westNothing westXothlng westNothing
Nothing official in the matter has ai aiyet aaet aiyet
yet et been obtained
only articles having belligerent deat deatnation deltnation denttnation
nation Among articles absolutely con contraband CCUJtraband captraband
traband it declared ordnance machine machineguns machlnlguns machintguns
guns and other articles of military a onaval anaval anaval
naval warfare It declared as con conditionally condiUonally conditionally
ditionally contraband coals eoal ° when des destined destined destined
tined for a naval station port or call callor callor callor
or a ship or ships of the enemy finem 1 1likewise tlikewise 1likewise
likewise declared provisions to be con condittonally COQdltlonall conditionally
dittonally dltlonall contraband when hen destine destinefor desUnettor destinesfor
for the enemys ship or ships or for I tplace Iplace iplace
place that Is besieged besiegedThe besIegedThe besiegedThe
The above rules as to articles bsa bsalutely bsQlutely bsalutely
lutely or conditionally condIUonalt contraband a awar Qwar awar
war were adopted in the Naval Vai iVaCode VaiCode VaCode
Code promulgated by b the Navy Nav Depart Department Deprtment Departmeat
ment June 27 7 1960 1301Status 1960Status 1900Status
Status of Fuels FuelsWhile Fuelsrrtlle FuelsWhile
While rrtlle it appears from the document documentmentioned documentmentioned documentmentioned
mentioned that rice food stuffs horsei horseibeasts horreb huraeibeasts
beasts b sts of burden and other animal animalwhich animalwhich animalwhich
which may ma be used in time of wa waare waare waare
are declared to be contraband of two twoonly wzconly W Won
only on when they the are transported for nfl nflcount ne necount adcount
count of or in destination to the entmj enenfyet entmjyet enen enenI
yet et all kinds of fuel such as coal napn napntha nnpbtha naphtha
I tha alcohol are classified along aiti aitiarms > It3 It3arms t1 t1arms
arms ammunition and other articla artirlointended articlaIntended artielaIntended
Intended for warfare on land or sea seaThe SfL1The seaThe
The test in determining whether anti antirtes art artcles rtf rtfcleJ
cles aneipitis usus are contraband a awar aVar awar
war Var is thelsvdestinatlon thel destfnatlon for the mllltar mllltarLaw mUltaruses militaruses
uses ot a belllgernt Mr Dana In h hNotes hNotes
Notes to Vhtons InternatJorut lnternationaLaw InternatJorutLaw
Law s says ys The chief circumstance clr umstance o oInquiry q
Inquiry Inqul would naturally nnturall be the port 4 4destination ItdesUnaUon ddestination
destination If that is a naval aracnij aracnijor arsen arsenor arsesor
or a port In which vessels of war ar arusually at atusually arusually
usually fitted out O tl or in which a fleet n > t thlng 1lying i ilying
lying or a garrison garrison town or a plea ptaafrom 11aatrom pleafrom
from which a military expedition expedltlel1fitting expeditionfitting I Ifitting
fitting out the presumption of mllltar mllltaruse ml1lt mllltause r ruse
use would be raised more or loss strong st1Jn st1JnacconIlal
ly according to the circumstances circumstancesIn cl umstanC8i umstanC8iIn
In the wars of 1168 1 and 1S7 1570 coal war wardeclared Wfldeclared waldeclared
declared by b Fran Prance ce not to tc be contra contatband contraband contulband
band During the t latter war Great Brit Britain BrItaln Britamn
ain held that the character of coal 4t < U

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