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^ ()LUME XLTII-"yUMBER 44. ' WHEELING, TV. YA., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1898. ^ PRICE TWO CENTS."
IN OPI CONFLICT. Terrible Riot and Bloodshed at Virden Mines, Illinois between striking miners And Colored men Employed to Take Their Places. seven persons killed And Eighteen \Tnan<tid-A DuptnUiB?t tie Tralu toad of Imported Ubor??l!ticlt? th? Union Minor* lo a Frtair-TM Attack on tilt SnperlnteadcnC of C?e Coal Company'* Star*. Troop* Ordered to' the Boone-Governor Tenner I* Verjr Bitter Against the Operator* Whom, be Sari* are Gnllt|r of .Murder?President of the Coal Comppan j Mekoa a Statement?A Deplorable estate of Affair*, VIRDEN, 111*., Oct' 12.?The little town of Vlrden la comparatively quiet to-night after a day of riot and bloodshed. the Ion? expected claah between '? ImnnrfAd (IMPMM Uie UniCNi UllUCta "?U M 12:40 o'clock this afternoon * Chicago end Alcoa special train bearing MO negro miners from the south arrived at the Blockade around the Chicago-Vlrden Coal Company*! mines and Immediately terrlflo firing: began. The list at 10 o'clock to-nlrht stands seven dead and' eighteen wounded. The dead: Ed. Welsh, Springfield; Frank Bllyeu, Springfield; Albert Smith, ML Olive; Joe Kltterly, Mt Olive; Erne:! Keutner, Mt Olive; A. B. Brenectan, Glrard; D. H. Klley, Chicago and Alton detective. The wounded: Anak Ankel, Mt. Olive; Guatav Wevslep, Mt Olive; Ed. Upton, Springfield; Thomu Jennings, SpringHeld; Joe Haines, Glrard, shot In leg; Joe Bunk, Qlrard, shot In um; George Bunk, Glrard, shot In stomach; William Herman, Glrkrd, shot in hand; Jpe Baolon, ML Olive, shot in stomach; Joe Shrlm, Mt. OHve, shot In arm; Bart Tlgar, engineer C. & A., shot In am; J. F. Eyster, superintendent Climax trading Company, shot and beaten. It Is eajd that six men were wounded lnride the stockade, but this has not been verified and those inside the stockade refuse to communicate with the outilders. For the past two weeks, rumors have reached Vlrden dally that a train having nferoes from Alabama would reach tbe city and the Chicago and Alton de J101 nxs ocer. Burruunucu ua; m.iu ... by vigilant miner* deterrainedJy awaiting their arrival. To-day the Chicago and Alton limited due to pass here at 10 o'clock, shot through en route to Chicago an hour late, displaying flags on the rear Indicating that a special was following. Immediately the word was spread and a dense crowd of miners lined the station platform, while another crowd collected at the entrance of the stockade, a half mile north of the station. D. B KUey, a Chicago and Alton detective, stood guard at a switch at the south end of the station platform to see it was not tampered with. Tlir lUtlle on. At 12:40 the special train passed the station and signal shots were flred from a? *mln flnnnnnrlnc the special's arrival. Immediately shots were fired from the moving train and outride and the battle was on. A few moments after the train had passed the switch where K1ley was stationed, and while he was talking with two citizens, he threw up his arms and dropped dead with a bullet through his brain. He was the first man killed. The train continued to the stockade, the miners firing into It all along the route and the negro passengers returning the fire. Uhe moment the train reached the etockade, fh#? minora nnonail -? riocnnrAtA Are with Winchesters, revolver# and firearms of all description!. The negroes on the train answered with a steady fire. The miners and the train were enveloped In a cloud of smoke and the shooting rounded like a continuous volley. Engineer Burt Tigar received a bullet In the arm and dropped from his seat. His fireman seized the throttle, pulled It open and with a Jerk the train was under speed carrying a load of wounded n'-gro passenger? to Springfield. H??w many were wounded Ls not known. The train stopped at the stockade but two minutes. Irs departure did not cause thf; firing to cease. The tower of the stockade was filled with sharpshooters armed with Winchesters, and they kept up a steady fire Into the crowd oC union miners. Eye-wltnessew say that dead miners were killed after the train had ticpsriea. ji is not Known now many inen are stationed behind the walls of the stockade, but an estimate Is placed ?u between twenty-flve and forty. It 1* claimed that six within the stockade Were wounded, but thoae ln*lde refuse to hold any communication with the outside and nothing authentic can b?J learned. Word was, however, sent from the stockade to phystclnna In town that their service* were needed. The supply and provlHlon store of tho ChlCtgo-Vlrden Coal Company Is known as tho "Climax Trading Company," with Superintendent J. P. Eyster In charge. At 2 o'clock, sfter the firing at the atockade had atftalded, an attack without n parallel In the history of the trouble was made on Kyater In his store on Main street, one block from the dsi 't. which will probably cost him hla ,!f lb- wan aiding In his store when telephone rang and he wan instruct"I from the stockade to secure phyiill'*ns and hurry thom to the place. Oyster Jumped Into his delivery wagon 1 and securing two doctor* rushed them 'to the mlcei- Be returned to hl> tore, climbed out of hi* wagon and via just entering the door when tht cry was raised that Manager Fred Luteins, of the mines, waa with him. Wltn a ruih a throng of Infuriated miners pressed toward the store. Eyster ran behind a counter with a revolver In each hand. The mlnera pressed bard after him, and aa Eyster sprang upstalra he and the mlnera began shooting simultaneously. He ran to the top of hla building and jumped behind a chimney while the miners ran Into the (Street and opened Are on him again. Chips flew from the brick chimney and Eyster ran from cover acress to the roof of another store, firing Into the street below as he ran. From there he cross e,d to the roof of thq bank of Virden, where he reloaded hi* revolver!. Blood was flowing from a wound In bis eldt, but with dogged determination against terrible odds he continued hl? flight. Jumping to the roof of the Rae & Glah drug atore, he halted behind a projection from the roof of the building he had Just left and emptied both his six chambered revolvers. Then springing from cover Eyster dashed ahead amid the rain of bullets, to the roof of the Steed building, the upper story of which Is known as miners' hall. He either fell or Jumped through the skylight and landed In the arms of a crowd of mloeivl, who seised him aud carried him downstairs to the street. Other hands selced the almost unconscious man and he was dragged into the middle ol the street A Bra tut Act. Local policemen drove back the crowd and carried Eyster to the city square, across the street, and laid him on the grass. Eyster was motionless and supposedly dead. The police left him lying and attempted to disperse the crowd. In a few minutes Eyster was seen to raise his hand and wipe the blood from hla (ace. Two men sprang at him and with the ferocity of tiger* began Jumping on his body and striking him on the head with stones. With a yell the' angry crowd charged Into the square to kill Eyster. The police charged In a body and fought their way to the center ot the mob, where they took a stand over the prostrate, tattered, bleeding man. A carrier was procured and Eyiter wa* taken to the Buckles hotel. He had been shot through the groin and Is terribly battered up about the hud. The phyBlclan states that he -ha* barely a chance for recovery. The dead miners were removed from the vicinity ot the stoekade to hotels and livery stables and the wounded miners were taken on litter* to the station and taken to Springfield to-night on the 8 o'clock train. An Associated Press representative gained admittance to the stockade tonight. The list of dead end wounded inside the stockade follows: Dead?A. W. Morgan, Chicago. Wounded?H. Orltsell, shot In shoulder; O. J. Snyder, shot in face and legs; T HKImba ahnf Irk loir Frank Wilder, Chicago, shot In arm; Thomas McEntee, Chicago shot in leg; J.W. Moonan.flt. Louis, slightly injured; P. J. Hanan, slightly injured; J. H. Smith, Chicago, slightly injured. Two doctors were at work with the woanded and communication with them was prohibited. There are about thirty-flve big strong men stationed inside the stockade to-night, each keeping watch..througli-A loop-hole. The four towers have been deserted. Manager Luklns remained at his desk In the office all night, issuing orders to his men. Blum* Pinned on Governor. Manager Luklns said to-night: "The blood of every man shed here Is on the g&vernor's head. He is absolutely outside the law and has no justification whatever in refusing to send troops. If this train had come in before the interview with the governor was printed there would have been no bloodshed as the men knew they were disobeying th* law and had exhibited an entirely different spirit than what they did after the Interview was published.? Most of them were ignorant enough to believe that they had a right to do as the governor said they hod. His statement that the miner had the same right to flght for his property,which was his labor, as the mine owner did to protect b!s property. Inspired the men to the action which they took to-day on firing upon this train as soon as it came Into our town. At least GOO shots were flred into that train by the time it reached the shaft and no shots were flred from the train until at least 150 shots were flred into It, I think killing and wounding a good many of the people on the train. No shots were flred from the stockade until after several of our men had been wounded. Several of the men came back without having flred their guns at all. Most of the shooting was done by the guards on the train who were authorised by the railroad company." __________ WOUHDED DEfQIi&t Arrlr* nt ttprliiRflrltl ? President of Illinois Mlnera lit Critical Condition. SPRINGFIELD, Illi., Oct. 12.?The special train on the Chicago and Alton which brought the Alabama negroes from VIrden, had eight wounded menall deputies except one, who was a Colored miner who was taken to the Springfield City Hospital. Of these one man died to-night, William W. Carroll, a deputy sheriff. He was shot three times, one bullet passing through his neck from the right side; another passed Into the temple on the right side; and the third entering the brain over the eye, crushing the skull. Another train which arrived at 9 o'clock to-night brought up six wounded men, who are st St. John's Hospital. Those at the Springfield ore: WJIllam H. Clarkson, an Inmate of the Old Soldiers' Home at Leavenworth, Kaa, deputy, skull crushed, will die. II. A. Kyger, of Bloomlngton, engineer on train, shut through arm. William Mssser. of St Louis, deputy, ?* *' t- V<?i>1 ahniiMar and HoiiHa Bnof. Xlil'JUKll lien", ?? will probably recover James J. Palmer, deputy, "hot In left side of face, arm and aide, will recover. Palmer baa Just been mustered nut of the Third Nebraska Regiment He refuse* to give his home. Patrick Mack, of Vlrden, employed by the oprrators of the Chicago-Vlrden ehaft, bullet went, through his thlfrh; will recover. Ernest Ryan, a colored miner from Alabama, bullet went through his head; nill recover. r-w_ u r\t TV?nMn<? tho orr? UUItlD 1U. tiutuvi, V. . Ident of the Illinois district of the United Mine Worker* of America, lle? at the Collins House In a critical condition. Mr. Hunter got on the train which bore the colored minors to this city this afternoon. nnd engaged In conversation with two of the colored miners. Some of the deputy sheriffs raw Hunter, and when the train was between North avenue and' the north shaft, and was going at the rate of eighteen miles an hour, It is oftimated, the deputies attacked Hunter and pushed Mm off the train. Governor Tanner to-night wired the war department asking if the Fifth Illinois infantry could not be placed at his dlsponAl for use at Vlrden. Th" following wounded miners are In St. John's Hospital: Albert Smith, Mt. OUvt; Uustave I Werretn, Mt Olive; Edward TTptop, Sprlngfleld; Thomas Jennlng*, Springfield; 'Toe Halne?, GirarJ; Joe Runic, Glrard; William Herman. Qlrard; Jo Mpta Baston, Mt Olive; Joseph Lang, Mt. 011v*v. The miners ire gathered In Utile knots on the street* of the city to-night. but there hare been no demonstrations. gov. tanner hot. Hi Aetiw Ibl Mine Op*gator* ofFraelp* Mating the Riot, Allor Harlnf Been WuuKMap They Are Guilty of Harfl*r. SPRINGFIELD, Ills., Oct. lt-In an Interview with Governor Tanner this evening, regarding the Vlrden riot, tie said: "Mr. T. C. Louck, president, and Mr. Lukcn, superintendent of the Vlrden Coal Compear, at 13:30 to-day made good their threats to land a train load of Imported laborers from the south and fn nut them to work in their mine* at the point of the bayonet and the mustle of the Winchester, such laborer* being drawn largely, If not entirely, from the criminal clan, ex-convlcu, who learned their trade while doing terms In the penitentiaries of Alabama, after having been fully advlsod and having (all knowledge that the landing of such Imported laborers would precipitate a riot. "I bad wired them that If they brought theie Imported laborers they did so at their own peril, and under the circumstance!, would be morally responsible and criminally liable for anything that might happen. As to what happened after the stopping of the train In front of the coal shaft, mr Information Is based on telegraphic and telephone communications, and from those coming from the scene of the conflict. From the Information I can Bather at this time the verr minute the train stopped In front of the coal shaft where the doors of the stockade flfrAwn Anon tor tho Irrvnorted la borer* to enter, the firing began. As to who flred th* first ihot, I am at this time unable to determine, but all reports agree that a general battle was precipitated within just a few moments, and the firing became general from the guards on the train, called deputlea, estimated at flftjr or sixty, and was re- , ponded "to by the idle miners lying, back on the other side of the track. The battle lasted several minutes, after which time the train pulled out The reports vary as to the number killed and wounded. The sheriff telegraphed that one hundred were killed and the battle was still on. However, from conservative estimates, and from all the Information I can gather, I would estimate (he number of killed somewhere from nine to fifteen, and possibly quite as many wounded. The killed and wounded are largely Idle miners who were on the outMe. The others were the hired guards who were brought along by the coal company. Most, If not all of them, were non-residents of Illinois. There Is no means of learning their names or whereabouts, for the reason that they declined to give them cut, knowing, perhaps, that they are criminally liable for murder, as they had no permission from any oflicsr in Jilinois, auborlsln?.orJeBBtl?T' . inn- mem ;u uui aa ucyui; niuiauaw w deputy sheriffs. "Instantly on learning of the trouble, I directed Adjutant General Reece to order Captuln Craig, of the Galeaburg battery, and one company of the Sons of Veteran? regiment, now stationed at Pana to proceed at once by the quick* est route to the scene of trouble. "I learned later that Craig mot with serious difficulties In securing a train with coaches to bring his command, and I directed the adjutant general to advise him to load his troops upon freight trains and come at once* to. Springfield by the Baltimore & Ohio, and secure a train on the Alton to carry the command to Vlrden. These arrangements were made and Captain Craig arrived here at half-post six and at Virden by 7:30. General Recce accompanied Captain Craig, and I have Instructed General Reece to select a camping ground, more suitable for the occasion, to quell the riot and maintain order, protect life and property, to disarm all persons bearing arms, making an Inventory of such arms and taking the name of the Individual owner, his postofllce address, such arm to be held until further orders; and to not allow imnorted laborers to unload from any train within the limits of the city, nor to march in a body. "These avaricious mine owners have 00 far forgotten their duty to society, as to bring about this blot upon the fair name, of our state, having gone far enough, yes, too far, as they had fair warning: from me, by wire and telephone, that the importation of labor which brings to our state an undesirable class of citizens had to stop. And 1 say now to such, and all others, that this Is a thing of the past, that It shall rot be tolerated In Illinois while I am governor. These men, the president and officers of this company precipitated this riot by the bringing in of Imported labor?are guilty of murder, and jtfioulu. be, and I believe, will be indicted by the grand jury of Macoupin county, and tried and convicted for (his heinous offense." PRESIDENT LOtTCK'S STATEMENT, II*Threatens Action Again** the Governor af Illittola. CHICAGO, Oct. 12. ? President C. W. Louck. op the Chicago-'Virden Coal Company, who arrived at 9:15 to-night, from the vicinity the trouble, made the following statement to tha Associated Prei?: "Our position has been defined right along by the press, a* the public can ascertain^ and we rtmply desire to state that our employes arrived at Virden about 12:30 to-da>\ We stopped tha train opposite the gates, so that tho men could go from the train into our works, when immediately the mob flrcd from all directions, and very naturally our men defended themsvlvo.n. Tire consequcnces lrr fuH we do not know Iiusnnaj' ow "As to our futuro action-, we propose to foMow In Phe future as we have In- the pant legaV procedure In the obtain* of our iega"* rights, and Khali take pru-per step* to secure redrew against all who pronrpted, alifcd abetted or participat- , ed In the riofcr to-day, whether they are miner* miner?' ufflclaAe, state oinolals or others. we shaft determine be- , fore we are through whether the governnren't of tMs state can claw our colored popiflat1on> a* ex-eonvlets, scatewngn etc., with Impunity, and whether the colored cllltena of this country can have their rIglits under the constitution set aside at the Whim and pleasure of life government of IMInol* Ws shall deter- , ml no for ourselves n.nd others In. this state Just how far a governor can annul and evade the duties placed upon him . by fhe constitution and statutes of this state." Koclt?faller'? t'hllnuilu ??plir CLBVELAN1X Ohio, Oct. 12.?It Is announced that John D, Rockefeller will 1 furnish funds to purchase the ground and' to build) a large poctal swttlement house in ttie Italian district) of tfce city. KNIGHTS TEMPLAR A Day of Enjoyment and Sightseeing for Visitors. MANY SOCIAL FUNCTIONS. Reception of Toaeeed Commander? at the Coart HonM-BaHfMt at Duqarane Gardeni to y rand SlaiUr Th?rmi-Pro? eeedlnf* of ihf &oumpa?at-Amind* menti Propose* Co the Confutation. LeaUrllle Ltkify a Wlnaer for the Next Triennial Conclave. PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct 11?The programme of the conclave to-day was mainly made up of gaieties,.conslitlng of receptions at the different headquarters of the commanderles, balls and social entertainments purporting to make the local knights and their visitors better acquainted. The weather was all that could be desired and although It looked threatening sometimes, the sun managed to break through the clouds. This evening as well as all day the streets have been as crowded as on the previous days and the throng enjoying the electrical Illuminations Is as dense as ever. A number of excursions on rail, street car lines and by river were Indulged In by a number of the visiting knights and the large Industrial establishments of Carnegie and Westlnghouse were Inspected. Among the social functions this evening the reception of Tanered commander? No. <S. of Pittsburgh, was a ivery daxillng affair and It vied In splendor with the banquet at the Duauesne Gardens. The headquarters of Toncred commajidcrr ore located in the court house, where a large space, 10x204 feet, had been transformed Into a perfect bower of floweri, garlands, flags and bunting, among which the Insignia, the emblems and the flags of Knight Templarlsm predominated. The room was radiantly Illuminated with iolored Incandescent lamps and the aspect of the hall was one of magnificent aplendor. All the evening the guests kept coming and going. At t o'clock dancing commenced and this was continued until after midnight Tile banquet at Duquesne Gardens, tendered to Grand Master Warren La Hue Thomas and members of the grand encampment, bjr members of the executive committee, was another affair of unusual brilliancy. Covers had been laid for 1.000 guests and the decorations of the banqnet board as well as those of <he hall In general were the most sumptuous that could have been designed with the best aid and resources of florist and decorators at their command. 81r Thomas J. Shryock acted as toastmaster on this occasion. The following COanis wpre retipunaru 10; "The Grand Encampment," by 'Warren La Rue Thomas; "The Cross," Sir James J. Buchanan; "Our Ladles," Sir Rt. Eminent Sir H, H. Llord; "Templartsm In the Twentieth Century," Rt. Eminent 8lr I. P.Wanger. The banquet committee was composed of Blr James B. Youngson, Sir H. Pnmnon and Sir T. S. Wright, of Pittsburgh. Bnenmpmcat FrMMdlop. The grand encampment Knlghta Templar resumed Its meeting at It o'clock this morning In Carnegie hall, Schenley Park. Past Grand Master James . H. Hopkins, of Washington, D. C., proposed two amendments to the constitution. In one it was proposed to amend section 3 of article 1. co aa to read: "A stated conclave shall be held trl-annually In Washington, D. C., on th? second Tuesday of October, unless the grand encampment shall at a stated conclave, designate some other time and place." xnu oiner prupuseu iw uiutruu ocvliuu 1. of article 1, by placing the grand prelate next in line after the grand Junior warden. An amendment was also offered br Past Grand Master of Nebraska, Willlam R. Bowen, to the code of statutes, as follows: "Membership in a commandery Is dependent upon and co-existent with membership in a lodne of Free Masonfe. Any companion of the Red Cross or Knights Templar, who remains for six months unaffiliated with a lodge of Free Masons Is Ipso facto suspended, to be terminated by affiliation with a lodge." To-morrow the designation of the place for the next encampment will be decided upon. While there are several cities In <he field to get the next encampmnt, among them Buffalo, Atlantic City, Niagara Falls, Milwaukee,Los Angeles, Detroit and Louisville, It looks from the way the Xentucklans are working that they will carry oft <he palm. The election of the next grand junior warden, another Important matt*r. will fhnn nInn h? and fr\t this honorary position Sir Knight Lee IS. Smith, one of the most prominent men of the fraternity In this city. Is the only name mentioned 10 fnr. This position Is the stepping stone to the highest honor of the organization, that of grand master. Ait the business session of the gTond encampment held this afternoon, Grand Master Warren. La Rue Thomas appointed a committee of Ave to consider the question of the place for the hodding of the next encampment, In 1901. with the advice that a report be made tomorrow morning, when the matter wM be definitely decided. This committee Is composed of five western men, with Past Grand Commander W. W. Allen of Iowa, as chairman The fact that the member* of this committee are all from the west wotfkt IndHcate that the next conclave will be held In some western city. IMPEBOB WILLIAM 8TABT8 On Ilia Hpoclacalar Pilgrimage to the Holy Laitil. UMRLIN*, Oct. 12.?The Emperor and Empress of Germany started this morning on their Journey to the Holy Land. They will go direct to Constantinople, nrul fro mi thence to Palestine. The suite of the emperor Included General Physician IjeutpoHA, Count von Kulen oerg, u?? grand1 maraiuui or tlic court; General von Hahnke, the chief of his majesty'* private military cabinet; Dr. von Bufow, the minister of foreign affairs; Legation1 Councillor Ktehmet, and a number of oflier offldnl*. The empress hn? with her three iadlri* of the court ami Court Marshall Baron von Mlrbach. The Invperlal party I? a-'.fo accompanied by a body of gendarmes and and by eighteen grenadier*. The gendurme* havo been taihcht photography, iwid) by the emperor's order will photoo- 1 graph everytWagr of Interest, under t he . ln?truetilonrt of Horgonntn-MaJor Gue?sow and Sohft6KtiStUh<!. Then* nro i10 trurks In- tho bagKane car*. many of them of imm?nM> bI?<?, and1 containing the droKRes of the ompreas. One enor- i inous box which docn not leave the cm peror*# vicinity t? in char*e of? W?h functionary. It contains valuable Kifts Ml diamond decoraitlon* valued at J4.000,000 marks; for orient offlciaiB. Only rtx horse# ware taken, and they are for the emp?ror"? personal usfc The sultan of Turkey boutfrt thlrty-ilx cMr riace horses In'Berltn for the use of the empress of Germany an* her suite. Ths sultan aiso bought In Berlin a? the uniforms and weapons needed for the oeremoiXes. which has caused tbe merchants to rejoice. D0TXHXB AT SUTKMVILLZ. AX<args sad CBthaslatUo AadteMS OrssU niB-Olawsll Alw 8p?alu. special Liupwil IU U*? lUHiMcsumt 8ISTERSVILLB, W. Va., Oot 11The campaign In this city was opened this evening when Captain B. B. Dovener, the prevent representative to Congress, and several otters spoke to an audience of 1,500 pespte In front of the city building. Captain Dovener was the first speaker and he delivered one of the best and most Interesting speeches ever drttvered to this city. Ha spoke on the to sues of the day to a most oomprehtn. elve manner and to language which could not help being understood. Bon. Charles T. Caldwell, of Parkersburg, the silver tongued orator of the Ohio valley, also spoke fur som? time In his usual happy manner. Some of the most distinguished politicians of the county were present and everything Showed that the Republican party to Tyler county la as harmonious a* could be desired, and there Is not the least *m?* ? ?? ?t*4a jwutn>? tar lit mil tin uuuui. uub iiwv tuiu wuumv > ?.. ?r 1h? usual majority In November, Jaigi F( ?!" campaign. Special Diapatch to the Intelligencer. ST. MARY'S. W. Va., Oct. 11.-Julie Romeo H. Freer concluded his tour at Pleasants county to-day alter speaking to the largest and most Intelligent audience ever assembled In the oounty to hear apolitical speech at the oofirt bouse here. The standard bearer of Republicanism in thla dlstrlot touched upon all the Issues involved In the campaign, and the audience was entirely sympathetic, the speaker being Interrupted by deafening outbursts of applause. Several Democrats In tbe audience were unable to withstand tbe telling arguments and Joined In applauding Judge Freer. AVIYATSS D1ICUS810Z At the ScsiIom of tine Pi ace Coomb iMleaerfl on TuMilay* PARIS, Oct. 12.?The sitting yesterday of the joint peace commissions of the Unltedi States ondi Spain, were devoted, according to the Qaulols, to an examination ot the solution which It Is possible to give to two questions In the protocol The PhlHpplne question, Osuiols adds, was discussed. Incidentally-, the United States commissioner* seeking to Impose for claims r wrSrgotM^rstfeenmeirroutti Trra?- : Burning the debt, provided Spain guarantee* the Cuban debt. The Spaniards, It farther appears, wish the United' States to assume the Cuban debt, and to hasd over to Spain all the war material la' Cuba and Porto Rico. X'lir uasvuscnuu mur, avwiui <* w '?? Gc.ui?\>if?, was very animated. Judge ; Day, the president of the American commission, and Senor Montero Rios, the president of the Spanish commls- J sion, having received precise instructions from t<helr representative governmentSk the Americans consider that they cannot discuss the principles forming the base of the protocol, to which the Spaniards reply that the protocol was , signed at a critical moment, and' under so pressing a> necessity that it cannot tye considered as expressing the sovereign wJH of a nation. Canted * Painful Impression* MIAJDRJD, Oct 12.?The rumors Which have been pubHshed here us to tbe attitude of the United 8tatee peace com- 1 ntfssloners are described as having caused a painful impression, especially the reported decision of the American commissioners not to recogirfse the Cu~ ban and Porto Rlcan debts. Haabni Corpn* ftor Jes?s JantSc KANSAS CITYv Mo., Oct 12.?A writ ?? aMntfoil tn.ltSV In 1 thecaseof Jesse June* aonoftbt noted < bandit of that name. arrested on ths < alleged charge of havlnff guilty knowl- . edge of the recent Missouri Paclfto train robberyi Young June* was arrested i by the hoool poilce yesterday, hut bis whereabout* were kept a. secret. 7. a Farr, an attorney', and an old time friend' of the James family*, arnflled) before Judge Henry, of the ooooty court, for the writ, ft vravlramedtately gwnted, and a warrant for the production at young James lamed for eervlce. , Mr*. George Held far MftnUr. 1 CANTON, 0? Oct It?lira.' Georre iraa held to answer to common pleas court at the conclusion of the prellmtnary hearing to-day and her case will 1 be Investigated by the next grand jury. The presiding Justice of the peace, In ! pasting on the case, said there was suffl- , dent circumstantial evidence connecting Mr* n?nrM wlfh the crime to 1u?tlfv holding her for the Investigation of the higher courts. She I? held on the charge ! of murder In ?he first degree and cannot i be admitted to "ball. , Oregon and towa Sail* iNEW YORK, Oct 12.?The battleships . Oregon and Iowa sailed to-day with ' sealed orders from Washington. There i has been considerable speculation as to the destination of the battleships. II was drat stated they would proceed direct to Manila, but subsequent reports < threw some doubt on this and Honolulu may be their objective point, front whence they may proceed to.Manila to strengthen Admiral Dewey's position. , Captain A. S. Barker Is In command of the Oregon and Captain Silas Terry 1 commands the Iowa. Ill Detroit lit 1000. SYRACUSE* N. Y.. Oct. 11-The In- ! IH-nniminMMJ I'nl.m tttl< mornir.8" deleted Detroit as the place for 1 meeting In 1900 by a vote of 125 to 8 1 for Toronto und 4 for Nla#rare. 1 TclcCTam* were ret-elved from Govern or Plnjfrec. of Michigan, Mayor May- ] bury, the chamber of commerce ami the 1 Htulnca* men'* Leairue, of Detroit, In- ' vltlr* the convention. A Itnrnl Truirty. CINCINNATI. Ohio, Oct. 1J. - A 1 Bellefontalne apeclol to t<he Tlmea-fltar i wiyn thmt early to*d?y the dead body of , Janrea Prall, a farmer llvln?r near Mldaiebury, Ohio, waa found at W? home with n bullet hoW thrmifrh hia temple. | Hie wife waa *;K? aJlve. although four i butteta were In her body. The Inference w*? that PraH hud ?foot hla wife and then. kitted hlmaelt. 1 WAR m AVERTED By ?onforence of Peace Comml*- > sloners with PUUfers. WERE GIVEN W4RM WELCOME | ?? :% M3J in? uNiuN-bMi null oami ivo ?dOr#c,Vrhlcta Uu KihUmu AtliUUmm "LIUli rma^-TlM B**r IsUukl film WtU S?rr*ad?r, bat U will b? |mu I&b* Ufarm m OtiniM Undantaadta* U;H;: W?btd- Bt?ling ?fth?PI?UbIiwm tbiOMM of tb# Oiibrak-Tlu Tlllii MUafttM CM*. BT. PAUL, Minn., Oct 11-A Walker. Minn., apeclal to the Dispatch say*: The . Bear HUnd or Pillager Indians will ?orrender and war haa been averted. ' Jf only remains tor the terme to be arranged before the liottlles will 00M. Into the agency. Father Aloyalta ' Homanatt, One Beaulleu and Chief Oay-Qwa-Che-Blroung, the three pe&oe ' cotmnleeionera who left on the Plot* laat evening for the haetile camp, got back at 4 o'clock this morning. Their got to tile camp at Black Duck Point Af ?ha 1>n? Hv*t> at A o'clock last clrt t. Indians on watoh responded to signals end th* three peace commlialoners went ashora in eki?te. carrying flour, bicon, sugar, tie*, tobacco and canned goods. They not a large number of the Indiana back In the woods and were given a cordial' greeting. Honda were ehaken all around and the battle or a week ago wa> talked over. The Indians alluded to K aa "little fun." They aMerted that nana of their number was killed or woundaA Bug-Ah-Mah-Ge-Shlg was not In conference with the peace commlialoners but his greetings were ahouted bask and forth across the Uttle bay between him and the commissioners. He waited all day for the emissaries to appear and left for his house across the bay^aooo ' after dark. When the boat got In Sight f the Indians sent up iky rockets. Attir , landing 4 big fire was built and a obnference held for three houn. The Indians were familiar with every movement of the troop* and marshals and nothing trtd them ?fa? new. They asked why newepaper men had not ooffle Nt and eald they expected them. Why tb. IImiUm I<i,brf. When It was explained that It waa thought advisable for only a few people to go out the hostile* laughed at the fears of the people and invited the correspondents to go out to-day. A report In writing, to be made to Indian, Copnilgai oner Jonea. w??>not received' nntlt^,'': a late hour to-day. The emissaries re- ' fused to make public their report tu>UJ' submitted to Comnriialoner Jones fur ?. iner man to wr uu uiv imuwi* ww com* to the agenoy when a reply It ' sent back to the statements In the report of tile commissioner*. Mr. Beau lieu says that the cotittcU list night lasted three hours. Chief Guy Ne Won Aush ma very bitter in. denunciation of the manner In which' the Chippewa* of Mlnneaotm and Dakota were feting robbed by the lumber men. The principal oauae of the dlffloulty ha declared waa not whisky nor the ar? reita, but to the manner In whMh tbs Indian pin* landa are being stolea. They, had vainly appealed to Washington tor several years and had Anally tikes mat* ten In their own hands. May-Dwa-Me-Nlnd followed wltb a bitter attack on a deputy marshal whom be named and who he aaid was not only arrestlBV and prosecuting Indiana on the moat trivial charge# for the sake of the fee*, but was one of the principal men concerned In the Umber depredation*, although It waa hi* duty; to prevent them. He'named also mixed blood* who were in league with white men at Brainsrd to eteal all the v<B* ** Hwitp MMrv&Hflm H? liked for I thorough Investigation. Although tin Indiana have ceased boitlltties tal agreed to meet the commissioners; It irlll be several day* before sny definite understanding with them can be reeohed. Will Make II a K?Ud v ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11?Mayor Zelgetttieln has Issued a proclamation cnskins Priday, October 14, the day on which President McKlnley will visit St. Louisa m. iiAiiiUr. Rloh&rd C. Kerens and m few Invited guests have left here ton Omaha, where they will Join th* President and act a* an advanc* guard for the larger citizens' committer nnlcrttM :halrmanahlp of Colonel Fordyce, which will meet him at Alton Friday moraine. A. special train over the Burlington route rill leave here at 7 a. m. Friday o^rryInr the committee and press representative*. If the present plans are carried out the President will arrive her* ibout 9:50 Friday morning. Qatffr Plniar* Trip. SEATTLH, Wash.. Oct. 12.?Among the arrival* from the north on th* rt earner City of Topeka w?re Mr* Ro#ft'eH D. Hitchcock and iKm Edith 31. Van Buren, both prominent In New Vork society, who went to the Klondike on ? pleasure tripi Mr* Hitchcock says that when she left Dawson th* death rati- averaged Ave a day. Sh* thinks anothvr wwwn wttv demonstrate the necessity of shifting all the buslncai tm<X much or tnv residence puruuw ?? DaMWin to wliat 1? known a* Wat Dawnot* whoso sanitary condition# and lurroundlnca hit dwlan>d' to be far roiwrlor to those of Dnwaon proper . Wmlhrr Forroaii for To*<tn)r. For West Virginia, Increasing cloudiness: warmer; iouth wind*. For Western Pennsylvania. showers: fresh to brink southeast wind*. Fur Ohio, showers; brisk to lilgh south* ?a*t winds*. l.omt Temper*! wrr. The temperature yesterday as observed Sy C. Scbnepf. druggist. corner Market ind Fourteenth streets, was as follows: 7 a. m 511 I p. M t a. m ? I 7 p. Q 1 m ? I Weather?Fair.