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??, g? , vn aVTTwKSI)A\, Slil'TKMBUB 28, 1897. THICK TWO CKNTS.H VOLUME XLVI-NUMNER 27. WHKhLlISu. >>. \ A., DEFENSE OPENS. Luetgcrt'i Attorney Makes n Sen satioiuil Statement IN REGARD TO HIS CLIENT The Cause of all the Woes of th Chicago Sausage Maker A VERY SLICK ENGLISHMAI Who Drew Glowing Cloture* of IVcaltl uml I'anir for l.nctgcrl, mid Iiicliicn .-II- Draw Ilia Moiiev?It la Claim* that Dlaappolufmenta, Urbi* and i'lua llaiiWrnploy Drove Ilia Wlfo to Deapal and Inaaiilty, and Tliat She Wanderei Aivif From Hums?A General Denial o All llie Evidence of the I'roaecntlot That Tended lo Show that Defendant' Wife was Made Away With. CHICAGO, Sept. 22.?The first wit nesses for the defense In the Leutger trial were called to-day and there will b three weeks of evidence tending to prov his Innocence before the attorneys In th case commence their final arguments. Judge Vincent, In his opening state ments, made reference to a man name Robert Devey, who he said, was the orl glnal medium through which all of Luct gert's trouble arose and whose action resulted In Luetgert being urralnged be fore the bar of Justice to-day charge with murder. "A little over a year ago satan In th shape of a medium sized, well-dresse and educated Englishman, named Hot ert Davey came to Luetgert and was th caupe of all his trouble," said ex-Judg Vincent. "This man came with forge letters of Introduction, representing him self as a man of great means. Luetgei has always carried his heart on his sleev as you will see when he goes on the wll ness stand." This was the firm ofllclf notice that Luetgert would testify In hi own hehalf. and the announcement wn received with a show of Interest by tli prosecution and the spectators. "Dnvey told Luetgert he could bo th sausage king of the world," went on ej Judge Vincent. "And I/Uetgert believe him. for Davey was an artist In palntln glowing pictures of wealth and fam< He told Luetgert he represented an Rnp llsh syndicate and that a company woul be organized with a capital of $500,0( and bonds for an additional $400,0( would be Issued. The company woul be known as the A. L. Luetgert's Sat sage and Packing Company. Davey sal< and Luetgert would be given $200,0( cash and $100,000 worth of stock. Out c the cash he could pay off $50,000 of lr debtedness which was covered by mortgage on his factory. '.Mrs. Luetgert was delighted over il) visions of wealth revealed by Davey picture and Luetgert, uneducated, hor est and without suspicion, was please over the prospect of ranking with tfc Armours, the Swifts and Nelson Morn In the meat world. Davey had expense during the time he was negotiating wit Luetgert, whom ho had induoed to cio? his factory preparatory to the chanp which was to have taken place Januar 1. 1897. lie called upon Luetgert fc money and got It. In nil about $25,00 Finally Davey told Luetgert the mono and bonds were In the custody of tl Continental Bond Company ??f Ne York. Luetgert and Judge Goodrich, I whom Luetgert had told his story, wer to New York, but none of the bankers < bond companies of that city had evi heard of Davey, and Luotgert had bee swindled." I'tirfcrrl'a Strnpglr* The attorney told of Luetgert's strut Bles after this. IIow his business In been Injured ny ine closing 01 me un tnry anil Jn addition to tlio loss of $2." 000 to Davey, ho lost by the fnliuro of 1 S. Dreyer k Company'* bank. Thon h borrowed $20,000 from Foreman Hrotl era. bankers, placing another mortga* on hi* factory. Finally the fallui came, and the disaster drove Mrs. Lue gert to the verge of Insanity. Later tt woman became Insane, the lawyer sal und wandered away." The life of Luetgert was brief! sketched. He arrived in America twei ty-two years ngo, without a dolla counsel said, and by Industry and thrl had built up an enormous business. li made 3.000.000 pounds of sausage a yei and sold It all over this counlfy nr Kurope. Often there wcro 100,000 poun< of meat in the factory at one time, nr <ho sales from the factory to local coi sumrrs averaged $150 per day. Nlnetee years afro Luetgert married Miss Louli Hicknos^, the woman bo Is said to hm killed. Hhe wos his second wife. Th( had four children?two boys and tw girls, the latter are now dead. Fx-Jud/ Vincent denied that the couple lived ui happily. He said their lives were not continuous honeymoon, but the coup lived as happily as people In their sti tlon generally do. During th?' afternoon session of cour four witnesses wore heard. The fir witness called was ex-Judge A. A.CJooi rich, a law partner of ex-Judge Vli cent, chief counsel for tho defense. T1 witness stld that on May .1, Luetge came to his ofllce anil with tears In h v< \ informed him that Mrs. "Luetge hud disappeared. it was on ? Monday, nmi Ludlco said his wife had left on the ftatueds night previous May 1. Luetgert to the witness that his wife was nn?ry b rinse Luetijert had lost money, and he left hltn. "1 advised him to keep the matter oi of tho newspapers," said cx-Judf Cloodrlch. "1 told him If Ills creditor <?i whom he owed some $.10,000. heard ( th<- disappearance, Forcnnn hrothe would foreclose Immediately," llr Mini 1'rnra, Italph It. Bradley, another law par n?*r of Attorney Vincent, testified In similar strain to tho evidence of e: Judge Goodrich. "1 uv him in my office May 4." sa the Witney. "Luelgert was very tnut depresped and shed ?ns he relab hh troubles |o me. M Mid he was n only In deep financial distress, but Ih his wife had l"ft him. lie feitred It business would be ruined." "What nuion did he give for n imklng i search for her?" demand* Hlaln's Attorney Deenan "None, except that lie desireAto avo publicity," replied the witness. Ndolpii I'dandl, a drayman, tesfifl' llial fill May I he took thlee bands greiM?? and (allow In Luetgerl's Mflusai faelory. lie understood (lie slulT was be ufced in making soap (Mm day l ward Iho close of April, the Willi" s ild. he was il the Luetgert faelory ill saw Mi I<iie|gcrli who scorned tn I depressed. Hhe remarked during ri co vni iitlon iliat nearly everything u gone and she thought she would go. too, pretty aoon and work on a farm, where no one knew her. Rosa (Jleich, of 1359 North Paulina etreet, Lake View, a young woman, i- with an original dialect, was called to i the witness stand to Impeach the evidence of Emma Schlmpke, who testified for the prosecution, and said she saw Luetgort and his wife going from the . Luetgert residence to the sausage fac- i tory about 10 o'clock on the night of May 1. Gottlleba Schlmpke. a youngc cr sister of Emma, also testified to this i facte hut as the child afterward admitted, sho did not know what state or county Chicago was In, her evidence ^ was of little value. Rosa CJlelch said l that she was with the Schlmpke girls on the night of May 1. They had all been to a dance. She declared positively that neither of the Schlmpke glrlH had . seen either Luetgert or his wife that . night, and since she testified Emma Schlmpke had admitted to the witness l that she had sworn falsely and tried to r get her to do the same, telling her she must not be on Luetgert's side. "Emma Schlmpke said to me that It * was the prattle of her slater that got | , her Into the case," said the witness, "nnil sho tAsMlim) tn unit ?he side that ? culled her." THE VILLAINY OF IT. ,j A DUcharged Dairy llaud'a Crime?Pol oni 31111c and ('uttomaia Mako a Nar' row KarapvFrom Death. e SHAM OKI N, Pa., Sept. 22.?Isaac 1 e Leppley, a farm worker of Shamokln 1 township, was arrested this afternoon on * ' the charge of having entered the barn of | (' dairyman M. L. Sober, at Elyburg, last night, and poisoning two cows, placing u quantity of paris green in the inllto i9 cans, cutting all of the harm** to pieces, and als.? with having removed the hub < * bolts from the wheelH of tho wagons. , When Mr. Sober discovered the crime this morning ho borrowed a wagon and e harness from a neighbor find then sent j . him man to this city with the inllk, noi knowing that It had been poisoned. Two , ?- hours later the farm girls found traces , ip of poison In the milk cans und (ieorgo ' Sober Jumped on his bicycle and started : . for Shamokln, six miles distant, to warn 1 <l 200 families on his father's route not to i- use the fluid. On reaching Shamokln h^ 1 t notified the authorities and a number of 1 men were hurried over the route with tho terrible warning. So far as known they were successful ! [, In preventing the use of the milk. LepplS ley wae given a hearing before Justice l0 Rowe this evening and wascommltteJ to i prison. He Uvea near the Sober farm 1 P and wan discharged by dairyman Sober some tlm'' ago. The cut harness was ? ,1 covered with blood and drops of blood ^ were traced to Leppley's home. When i P> arrested both of his hands were badly i /. lacerated. Both of the poisoned cow* j 'l died this afternoon. Paris green was )0 found mixed with their bran. t) YELLOW FEVER. L" SI* NiW Ctiin mill Two Death* at New |(i OtTeaiii-Nltnatloii at Ollirr I'nluft. ,f NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 22.?The ofTl- ? i- clal record In the board of health ofa flee to-night at C o'clock showed a total l(l of six cases since 6 o'clock last night g and two deaths. The new cases are for ' the most port widely scattered And sev4 era I of them at least do not fieem to l0 bav? been the outcome of local Infec\>, tlons. It Is upparent that the microbes ^ brought over In baggage from Hlloxl h and Ocean Springs are still incubatlnq ip and that many more cases of fever are re to be looked for. >' ) There were seven new cases reported 0. at Ocean Springs to-day and soven pny tlents who had been III. were dlschargle I'd. There are still fifteen under treatw ment. :o At Blloxl. Michael Levi, aged soven>t teen, died this morning of the fevor. J. if W Su'nlm.'in n nrnmlnoiil rirni'irUl nf >r Blloxl, and his wife, arc nmong the n new cases of sickness reported to-day. There are now two hundred whites and negroes at the Fontalnblenn detention camp. People are constantly arriving, ,1 and a special train is making frequent trips between the Infected towns and the camp. The patients In the marine hospital tents are doing well and are ^ understood to be In no danger. MOIIILE, Ala., Sept. 22 -Thorc Is a ' slight Increase In the. number of new . cases of yellow fever during twenty* * four hours ending at noon to-day, but . this was offset by the announcement ' that there were no deaths to report, that live of the patients were dlsphargY ed and that all the patients were doing well. There have been no deaths here * since Saturday last, and the total number of deaths Is three. The total num'u ber of casesJh thlvty-four. It] IVvcr In 'Itim. Is AUSTIN. Texas. Sept. 22 -The yellow id fever has uppeared In Texas. Governor i- Culberson received a telegram from in State Health Ofllcer Swearlngen to-day no announcing that a genuine case of yel, 0 low fever was In existence at Heaumont. Z ARMY OP THKTUMBERLAND. Itrnutoii of tlir Niiririy nl Colnmbni?Thr n I'.lrrtliiiiorOdlrrri. jn C0LUMHU8. O., Sept. 22.-About 4.000 x- people attended the public meeting of the Society of the Army of the Cum'* ber land at t Auditorium to-night. ? Ooneral J. H. Wllion, of Delawaro, do* llvered the annual address to the ??>clety. it was a line effort and well reln celved. At the business session In the I"1 afternoon, Vice President (Jeneral 1). S. Stanley, of Washington, presided. Corrl responding Secretary Ooneral 11. V. Uoynton and Recording Secretary Colr' oiel J. W. Steele, were present. \Y (Jeneral Uoynton, chairman of the committee of national military parks, reported that the most gratifying pro1,1 gress had been made with this project, originated by the society. Moth Presl1,1 dent MeKlnley and Secretary of War Alger, he stated, had pledged their asslstance and were rendering all the aid fl" in their power. rH The committee on nominations of ofTlooi ' Sported tho follow In President, (leneral W. S. Hosecrnns; t- corresponding secretary, (leneral II. V. ? i toynton; recording secretary, Oenefal ,1. w. Hi ?'l?-; treasurer, Hon. John l'\ K" Tfuosdflloi historian, GeneralO. C. KIN . 1 fin. viee presidents were nnmed from ,|, each of the various state.-*, l'iiilillilllvi* Wlntrr. VICTOIUAt 11. c.. Sept. tl.?Ttin Is Hleomer Quoon -which arrived this morning brought bank eighty miners, '' who decided to wall until th" spring before proceeding to I he Klondike, winter has sH In In earnest In the 1 White and Chllcoot pas.?;es, tln-re being four f-et of snow mi the summits and |e<- is forming In t h?* small si reams, Those who watil t" get over now have to go by doc. train. Horses nre no loitni r " of use Mini the anliunls for which men " refused three and four hundred dollars a week llgo, can now be bnunllt for |IH I a large number or men are going to he ,itin< <hi to winter, but many will eonui n- south and multo a fresh Hart In (hi ii? spring' deputies Held 3n Charge u( AlurJcr for. tl Shootings ut I.uttiuier, m FELONIOUS WOL'NDINI ieventy-thrce Furnlah Hall In the Sam 90,000 Each on (lie First Charge at 91,000 on the Second?'Tofnl Hall Dot Amounts to Nearly 8300,000?The Ev ilrnce A (III need at the Preliminary Ilea lug (Joes to Hliow that the Sheriff D Not lteail the Itlnt Act, atnl Thrit tl bhoolluK wia Not 1'ruvoUctl by At Menacing Demnnadatlon on the I'art the Alvclilng Miners. WILKESDX.RHE, Pa., Sept. 22.-TI taking of tostlmony In <he prellmlnai learlng of the commonwealth vs. Sher Martin and deputies was resumed t inv Manv of the commonwealth Wrongest witnesses admitted on cros examination that their object In goir lo Lattimer was to got the men at woi there to quit nnd go with them. Ai ;hony Renovltch testified that ho wi In the seventh row of the marchli column. The sheriff called out som thing. Then he took hold of the witne by the coat collar and pointed Ills t solver at him. Witness knocked the r volver aside. Then he heard the she Iff give the command to tire. He sa Sheriff Martin was about three hU! Sired yards in advance of the deputies. Martin Sholockl was suffering mu< pain from a bullet wound In the shoii der when he took the stand. He said I was running toward the bush when I Was shot. Ho saw the sheriff In tl middle of the road, heard him st something, and Immediately the flrli began. He admitted that he was wi the mob at West Hazleton In JI morning when the sheriff warned the to go home.' Mrs. Kate Case, who resides at Latl mer, swore the neighborhood was tP rorlzed because the rumor got a rout that the strikers Intended to blow i the town. She snld that she lied to <1 mountain with her family,as did a nun ber of her neighbors. Mrs. Ellen Witch 10, who was on ?ar going to Lattimer, said: "I know nothing of the strikers. T! deputies got on my car to Intercept tl strikers. T noticed the deputies llm along the first houses In Lattlraer, or when the strikers came the slier walked from his deputing into the roi and stopped the men. Then the shoo Ing began, and the deputies held the Runs so careless that those In the Ci were in uanRcr. "Did you see the men do anything lsked Judge Lynch. "No, sir, 1 did not pee them do nn' thing. They came along very quietly "DM you .see those men do anythli at nil?" naked Attorney Fell "No, sir, I did Miof lu llic Onuk. Mathlas Czaja, one ot the strlkei said he was marching with the men ai was shot In the back. He said: "When we got to Lattimer 1 saw m> standing with guns. The sheriff car rind told us to stop. The sherlfT pull out Ills revolver, pointed It at the mi who carried the Hug and said: "If y? po further I will shoot you." I w frightened. The sheriff not on the ou side, snld something and the flrlng b Ban." On cross-examination the witness flo that ho came out to seo tne crown pus lng and they made hlp> go with them, "You were afraid of them?" ask Lenahan, counsel for the defense. "Yes, sir." "They compelled you to go \vl them?" "Yea, sir." Anthony Angeno, an Italian, paid met the strikers and they compelled hi to march with them. Andrew Slvar.N 2, of Hnrwood. one of the strikers, pal "I was In the third or fourth lino the marchers. I saw the men with t! srun* along the road and we were sto peil by the sheriff. Some one said: '( on' and the sheriff grabbed him ai pointed n revolver at his breast. Th tho shooting began and I lal'd on t ground until It was over. It lasted nbo two minutes." "Did the sheriff road a papor?" aflk Foil. "No, sir." "Did he attempt to read a pnpor asked judge Lynch. "No, sir, he did not." "Did the men make ony demonfltr tlon?" asked Fell. "No; one of the men pushed the she Iff'ji revolver away. That was nil." Jacob Sewn, another of the inarehli strikers, said: "I was tea yards from the front, saw the deputy sheriffs with the ftu and when the firing bojrnn I dropped I to a ditch and lay there. T was afraid would bo shot." i $ At this point, District Attorney F said: "I might state to the court that t though there have been some reninr made here about the conduct of tl cate, we have subpoenaed all the w nesses who knew anythlnn of this shor Ing, but I believe they know not hit different from what ha* already be adduced. There nre thirty-three w nesses to be heard." Judge Lynch said he had heard mil olent of this kind of evidence, but. aft some Inquiry, John Tcrrl volunteer something new. lie said: A Voltinfrrr W'Hiimh. "When tho shooting was over, T we buck to glvo my uncle and cousin soni tiling to drink, as they were tvouudt A deputy named Clark said: '(live the h 1' Then ho got a hold of me ai kicked tne. They held me n prison for nn hour." "Went you a Iflkor?" asked Fell. "Yen; wo were stopped by the sliorl gome one behind shoved and then t shooting bepan." "Did tho MheilfT take n paper out Ills pocket?" unite I Fell. "No, sir; he told in to stop nnd back." Joseph Hhekosky, a striker, sttkl: "When we reached Lnttlmer the sin Iff was on the li?f| hand side mid I crowd were pushing on the right hit* side. Tin* sheriff snapped lilx ipvhIv twice. Then the sheriff shot n MAM th? arm with his revolver. The m cried! 'Oh, iny nrml* took hold of It a tie* blood came." That being all tho Important < mom, the Judges hud a eiiufrrntu'e m Judge Lynch asked Mr. Foil wlltll Wished done. Mr Fell said: "I'nder (he evidence,think Iheso dOpUll i should lie lul l I the court " The judge then asked why tho pill deputlen were not ari' sted, and Hotml Kiltie cald some of them wcnl awny i ter the shooting, and have not been seen or heard of since. Samuel Ermond Is named as one ofjlhe missing men. All the names of the Deputies were called. Seventy-three answered, and twelve did IC not. The names of the absent men are: George E. Ruble, Fred Steppy, William Costello, Thomas Marsden, Harry Dlel, llonry Pfaf, John Salem, F. Mum^ my, Thomas brown, W. H. Brown, S. j. Ermhold and George Trlble. The last named is at Hasleton, having been shot in the arm during the Lattlmer shooter lng. The whereabouts of several of the ?l others Is unknown. The seventy-three who answered to ,a their names all stepped forward and deU llvered themselves up on the charge of ir. murder. Joseph A. Sinn, of Philadelphia, rep1,1 resenting the city trust safe deposit !? and surety company, of 'Philadelphia, Iy advanced and beoame surety in the sum of $5,000 ball for each of the deputies or for their appearance at the next term of the criminal court, to answer the charge of murder. Each of the defend" W l..-vr\,lumo r. VIP Ullin, llliuubil ilinii uvtiuaiiiHiif ?... (le Sinn, also gave $1,000 bull each on 'an ry additional charge of felonious woundIB Ing. The men then repaired to court room No. 2. where they signed their names to the ball pieces and the pre,fl llmlnary hearing came to an end. b- The umount of ball for the seventylg three deputies at $5,000 for murder and . $1,000 for felonious wounding amounts to $438,000. If the other twelve deputies come in and give similar ball, the total is would reach over half a million dollars. When the seventy-three answering deputies were arraigned before th? e" Judges. It was remarked generally that ss they did not look like criminals. They e- had the appearance of a body of buslR_ ness mon called to transact some business. They were all well drensed and r" Intelligent looking. Nearly all the depId utle? left for their homes In Hazleton a- late this afternoon. 'h FAIRMONT MINERS OROANIZE. ,)C Scnlo Fixed nt 30 Cent* l'er Ton for Run 10 ofMlueroat. 10 FAIRMONT, W. Va., Sept. 22 ?The ?v convention of Fairmont district miners Jjj adjourned to-day after formulating u ,lfi Hiib-dlstrlet organization and electing m officers. The scale was fixed at thirtylive cents per ton and an Invitation ex*?" tended to the operators to meet and sign 1(j the scale, which Is for run of mine coal, ip and Is four cents less than what Is askko ed In Pennsylvania. Arrangements were mado by which the men at each colliery will resume work as soon as the opertla tor of that mine agrees to pay the price asked. Those who go to work under Ma uminirnmwnt will hf flHSUSSod one tenth of their earnings while the war la j waged on the few operators of the reJJf glon who are expected to fight unlon5 lam to tho last. Christ Evans Is now In charge of this district, and announced , " to-nlsht that ho was ready to hold conjj sultatlons with any of the operators who would call on him. The officers of the district who wore elected to-day, are: President, G. 13. Hatterfield; vice pres,Ident, A. H. Roach; secretary and treas' urer, Walter Greenleaf;executlve board, H. M. Flaherty and J. R. Hall. The Fairmont district takes In all of the Monongahela Valley mines for a * distance of sixty miles and includes *s. something over 5,000 men. id Resolutions were adopted by the convention thanking Ben O. Williams for tho use of his hotel to meet In. Also, en Governor Atkinson for his stand In the n(J strike and endorsing the action of the 0(1 Columbus convention, in w FEDERATION OF LABOE. as l(. Rxrrntlve Conned will Kzltnd Aid to 0- West Virginia Miners. WASHINGTON, Sept. 22.-Tho oxecu1(1 tlve council of tho American Federation s" of Labor met to-day at tho headquarP(j tors of the organization In this city to discuss tho mining situation There wero present Samuel Gompers, the * president of the A F. of L., Secretary Frank Morrison, P. J. McGulre. of Philhe adelphla; James Duncan, of Baltimore; m James O'Connell, of Chicago; Mr. Oarto. land, of Pittsburgh; M. 1). Ratchford, d: president of the United Mlno Workers' of Association; Cameron Miller, of the exhe ocutlve board of the U. M. W., and p- Frank J. Weber, one of the federation ~ln of labor organizers In the West Vlrglnla mining district. nn After adjusting some Internal matters he the subject of the membership of emut Ployera and foremen In nn affiliated union at Bonner. Montana, was dlspj cussed nt length by the council, It being alleged that the working members of the union were not free in the exorcise of their rights by reason of the membership of their employers. A decision was reached compelling the employers ? and their foremen and bosses, to be released from their membership In the _ organization, In order Unit the original purpose for the betterment of the wageworkcrs may not longer be Interfered nR with. The council resolved lo continue Its 1 present organizers In the mining dls* n* trlcts of West Virginia and Illinois, and n" also to appoint two additional organl' 1 sors to aid the miners In these states In effecting nn early settlement of their I,N wage scale bnsed upon the agreement of the Columbus convention. it- The council also has under advisement ks the matter of securing assistance to aid lis the miners to continue to prosecute the It- light until victory Shall bo complete and >t- general^ ___________ ETORY COLLIERY WORKING In the Anllirncltc Itrgton--Troop* Will trill Not l>? Withdrawn. TIA7.I.KTON, rn..Sppt. 23,-ITnrtlrnl. ,.(1 1>* every colliery In the region I* working to-day, though not with full forces of men. The Audenreld men did not go nt out, and the six hundred at Yorktown have returned to work. The feeling prevalent for several days 11 that there would he no further trouble ,|T? In this region has changed to some exII,1 tent by reason of burning of the Kvanfl or breaker nt Heaver Meadow, last night. All the evidence in contortion with the file points to Incendiary origin and con* Hlderatlon of the withdrawal of the mlIIlie lary will therefore be deferred. A sijua* dron of the city troops was sent to Ilea* of ver Moadow this morning to be on hand In case of further violence go m ' Window MniiiifmlHifn romliliir. PlTTHDUnOlt, im. Ilpt. tt -u.'pie1^ sentatlves of window glass manufactur?,j ers from all parts of the country, have 'cr been in Mission here nil dny Ver the In purpose of devising n plan by which the nn window glass manufacturers of the ml country may 0* formed Into one organisation, The work of the ejmmlUoe 11 lo-daySlstnonilrjltfd that nlne-tenlhs of nd the mnnUfiictiil'ci'i are w illiim to wi in lie lo (hi* new oruntilitatloll, wliieh will be known ai tin* Amsrlc&n Window Oil , 1 Asaoelatlon. The new < miblimtlnn rep 'or resents a capital of $2",ooo,oofl, uiul includis nil ol the niinclp?i plants "f 1 ier United Mtates. The output of the coil or solldated concern In emimated at $10,. if- 000,000 worth of gluss n year. SENATOR ELK1NS forrccta a SlUa|iprcheualoii In Itcgard to Ihe Anlhor*lii|* of Awllon JM of tUc Tariff l??w. J WASHINGTON, Bept. 22.-6enator Hiking, of Went Virginia, said to*day that he wished to correct a misapprehension that he claimed the authorship of section 22 of the tariff law. A number of his colleagues had been interested with him in framing It. ho ( said, and were entitled to euch credit ag the juhilr should Rive It. "t%e movement in behalf of n discriminating tariff provision will go steadily forward," said Mr. Elkins,"and there will be no halt until adequate proteotlon is secured for our American shipping and against the privileges of the Canadian rallroadB. The first thing I will do on the reassembling of Congress, will be to present a bill providing for the discriminatory duties which It had been hoped would be secured by , section 22, of the tariff aot. I am preparI . V,.. >->111 ?rw1 I, la hnl# m.m . pleted." _ ' WOODFORD'S INTERVIEW i J With the Kpanlth Nlnlitir of Foreign Stfairs wm Merely Preliminary? tVlmt l? Rxpeefetl. MADRID, Sept. 22.?The correspond- ( ent here of the Associated Press learns upon high authority that the much di?cussod Interview of Saturday ln?t between the United States minister to Spain, General Stewart I*. Woodford, and the Spanish minister for foreign affairs, the Duke of Tetuan, were merely preliminary. General Woodford represented to the duke the gravity of the condition of Cuba and requested. In behalf of the United States, that Spain would And 11 method of speedily ending the war and giving Justice to the Cubans. H? offered the good offices of the United States In effecting a settlement of the Cuban troubles, which practically gives Spain nn opportunity of gracefully ending the war. If she does not embrace It within a reasonable tlmo notice will he given that the United States must Interfere, though General Woodford has not said so yet. SpMn cannot expect the aid of European powers, as the United States ambassadors have ascertained that nil the European countries, except Austria, recognize that the Interests of the United States Justify the latter's Intorference In Cuba. Austria In this mutter in influenced by the relationship of the two dyj nasties, the queen recent of Spain being nn Austrian archduchess; but It is not likely that Aut>trli( will take any part In the question beyond possibly making a diplomatic nrotcst acnlnst the Intervene tlon of the United Stated. Wcylcr Dfiilfi It. MADRID, Sept. 22.?The government has received the following dispatch from Captain Gonerul Weyler: "The New York story of th*? capture of Managua, (a town about tiirei* miles from Havana) Is untrue. I am In constant communication with Managua, which is well defended." COBDIAL RECEPTION Of Prraldmt McKliitry ami Part) mi North Adam*. Mmi, NORTH ADAMS, Macs.. Sept. 82.?Tt in not often that North Adams and the quiet towns of I3erkshlre hills are favored with a fairer day than that which wan selected for the visit of the nation's chleJ executive and the other distinguished personages who are bolnff entertained by the youngest city of the commonwealth, and the neighboring town of Adams. As the President's special train neared the depot coming from Adams, the crush of people around the platform was very great. Three rousing cheers were given as the President stepped from the platform of the car and at the same Instant by a detachment of artillery In position on the extreme top of a high hill nenr near the station. The presidential party were escorted by Companion I, M ami L, of the Second r-'glment. M. V. M. Then was unbounded enthusiasm and the President ivaa cheered at every point along the route. 13oth ho and Mrs. McKinley responded tc the cheers of the multitude, the President bowing hia uncovered head and Mrs. McKinley wavlnjl a handkerchief. It was 3:10 before the fair grounds were reached. When the President's carriage entered the grounds there was a tremendous cheer and fully 20,00ft people welcomed the chief executive. The President and cabinet officers for s<?me moments stood on the platform bowing and smiling. Will tiv Nature autl Nnmr, SCHANTON. Pa., Sept. 22.~fleorgo Veal, thirty-seven years old, to-day, died a charity patient nt the Lackawanna hospital, after having in a ffir year# spent nearly $60,000 in riotous living. Ho was the only heir of Charles Veal, a well known Delaware, Lackawanna & Western engineer, who met sudden death by a fall from his engine. The son was an engineer at that time, but aftrr his father's death, devoted himself to the expenditure of the fortune. Iltirrlraitr at <'n|?p May. CAPE MAY, X. J.. Sept. 22.-A northeast hurricane hns been blowing on the Jersey coast since noon to-day and Is Increasing In velocity to-night. No rain has yet appeared. The sea is exceedingly hljfh and is breaking "n the ocean front bulkheads, but hat as yet dona no damage. _ I.'lirl nu the Cnmin'aalonor. WASHINGTON. Hept. 22.-Commliislotier of Patents Ituttcrworth has been In Washington all this week, at his ntUco In the day time and nt hlfl homo In the evening Through some sourer wholly baseless and unfounded report * have been In circulation that he luxl been assaulted and robbed at Atlantic city. m I'lr \\ lir.l llnrala. PnOVIDENCro, R I.. Sept. 32.?By the bursting of a fly wheel weighing over Ave tons at the factory of the Providence Hubber Shoe Company to-day. t?vo men were killed and several person* Injured. The killed are: William .T. Itonner. engineer; James M. 1lrown? 7;i years old. I'lrai Importation of(Jnlil. NRW YOHK. Hept. 82.?The sum of $1,000,000 waa shipped t" tho National City I tank to-day from London, and $r,oii.ono from lierilh. Itoth shipments <irn made to the National City Hunk by Its Nuropenn ng( nts, the Pnutmiio Hank of iterlln and hondon. 'I'hls In the iiret shipment of gold to bo Imported this rail. United Hi I'lralilaiMlnl Ollli'fi. WASHINfWON, flept It Tht folloi*ing named noitoffleeii will be raised from fourth t<> third elnss on the Isl of Oclol?er, rendering nooi?iary the appointin. Hi of ' i"1 1111 ml i I or encli of thorn i.> the i'i Hldontt (II nvlllo ind Payne Ohioi tOAfli Pittsburgh and (It Cl^tt*? i9a?; llomney, NV. Vs. THE FIRST STEPS [:or u (jculoglcul Survey ol ttto State will be Taken To-day. THE STATE GEOLOGICAL BOARD Convenes In llili Clly (hi* Morning?'Tha Uoartl IntcmU to Have a Survey of III? SlM? that will Show Authentically tl?? .\?in?ul llciourcei of the I.lttlo Muuu? tali* State?(jovcruor Atkinson will Attend the Sleeting. Tho state geological licmrd moets In Wheeling this morning ai 10 o'clock In the office rooms of Atkinson & Flick, Ehapllne street. It had been tho previous Intention of Governor Atkinson to have the board convene this evening at 7:30 o'clock, but on account of legal business he found the chunge necessary and last night telegraphed the oiher members of the board to that effect. 80 In ease they can make the proper railroad connections, the board will be called to order this morning at the appolnt,,.1 hsttl* The member* of the board Include Governor Atkinson, State Treasurer M. A. Kendall, Dr. Jerome II. Raymond, president, und Professor T. C. Atkcson, of the State University, and Superintendent Jumes II. Stewart,of the experiment slutlon, at Morgantown. The board Is a result of the act paised at the last session of the legislature, directing that preliminary steps be taken to ha/e a geological survey of the Htate and appropriating $0,000 for that purpose. To-day the board meets for organization, and consideration of the work before It. If the last legislature had rested Its laurels upon the furthering of a complete geological survey of the state, tt could have done no with pride. Such a step has never been taken before, and while the government has done work In this respect. It has surveyed less than twenty of the flfty-flve counties. The board which meets In this city to-day proposes to employ assistants and will vigorously and carefully prosecute the survey on Its own hook, but of course It will take advantage of the United States government engineers In this state and the Information they possesg, The benefits of the survey are too npparent to need elaboration. The magnificent natural resources of West Virginia have been heralded to tho world from time to time from the platform and the press, but tho world listened In vain almost for authoritative statements. There wore no reports Stamped with West Virginia's seal to even Indicate the formations of tho wealth of resources that He under the "West Vlrnlnla Hills." Only by local reports have outside capitalists learned of West Virginia's coal, iron, oil, gas, timber, etc., etc. For years there has been ari agitation for a competent survey undertaken by tho state, and its culmination Is a source of gratification to all those having West Virginia's interest at heart. No .groat ?r enthusiast exist? than Governor Atkinson and he has devoted much of his time to a successful undertaking of the work. Tho board Is composed of learned, practical men, who with efllclent assistants will give tnat wnicn snouia nave ueen givca years ago. Speaking to an Intelligencer reporter Inst night, Governor Atkinson said: "The survey when completed, will turn the eyes of capital to this state. Heretofore, capitalists have refused to believe we were blessed with such resources. We couldn't t?ack up our claims with the proofs they demanded. Thejr wouldn't believe our niiin teemea with coal and Iron ore, or that our mountain sides art* crowned by the choicest timber. Nor would' they believe that there nre pas and oil fields awaiting the touch of the drill. Capital 1h always timid, cautious, eager for Investment. but demanding positive knowledge, it will hesitate no longer to penetrate West Virginia, once there Is published a systematic map, showing Just where lies our coal, our oil, and so on. And," continued the governor, "those living outside the state are not the only persons who know not West Virginia's resources. There Is a surprise In store for all the dwellers of the Mountain State. The geological survey will reveal wealth not dreamed of by the moit sanguine," M It-tip In tlic rti-p Aim-in*. There was a slight blaze at lOlfi Alley C last night, but It was soon extinguished. The properly Is owned by Mrs. A lies Bradford, and the fir* was In the roof. There was another "mix-up," the Aremen being at sea ns to where to go, and the capltol striker failed to respond. The urgent need of repairs to the alarm system was never bettor illustrated. < niimln'a ItrlnllntIon, DETROIT, Sept. 22.?A sweeping alien labor clause which was addetf to the crown timber regulations by the Ontario cabinet yesterday, has caused some disquietude among Michigan lumbermen who are operating In Canada. The new regulation prohibits employment of any person not a resident of Canada In any capacity In Umbering operations. The . only exceptions mado arc as to a manager, head book-keeper and one estimator, or explorer, for each operation. Disregard of this will be punished by suspension of the lumbermen's license, and any timber cut by non-resident employes shall be regarded as cut In trespass Homo of the Michigan lumbermen who have been Interviewed to-day believe that thin regulation was provoked a? retaliation for United Hint"* tariff legislation, or the Corllsi alien labor law. Manjf Michigan men ore employed In the operation of lumbermen in Canadian territory. Mai riitriil* of (((fMiiitlilpt, NKW YORK - Mohawk, London. Ni;\V Y<?ltK tMaJoHtle, Liverpool. HUKMKN Mtmchen, from Baltimore. MVicnrooL Teutonic, from New York. QITRRNHTOWN ? lVnnland, from l'hlladclphln, MOVILLi: Btttto of California, from Montreal to Liverpool. Wrttllirr l-'iirrfitut for To-llny Tor Virginia, fair; warmer; northcasterb winds. I'm- western Pennsylvania, fair, warmer. light to freili easterly to nonhmst winds i-'nr'trio, fair; woriner in northern portion; lift lit to fI'i'mIi eio li i lv WllldS. I.'icnl I'rmpsrninr* The tempcraturs yrsi<trday nn observed by ?'. Hi iuiepf, dniRHlst, cornel fourteenth utid Market streets. was us follow*! 7 ii. in It I .1 p. in 79 I) a. in f" 7 p. in IN 12 in . 71 I Went her M'alr.