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Reliable Reports From the Scene of
Trouble Indicate That the Strikers
Have Made Advancements.
Through the Mediation of Archbishop
Ryan?No Violence Reported. |
Better Feeling Prevails,
HAZLETON, Pa., Sept, 24.?Contrary
to the expectations "of both the operators
and the striking coal miners, there
were no developments In the strike situation
in the Lehigh region to-day. It
was thought, in some quarters, tha: j
owing to the presence of troops in the ;
anthracite Holds, a break would occur
in the ranks' oC the strikers, or that a
large number of additional men would
refrain.from going to work. The operators,
as a rule, predicted a break In
the strikers' ranks, and the labor leaders
were equally sure that they would j
tie up this region tighter than ever.
To-night both slde3 claim they made |
good gains. It seems, however, from j
the most reliable reports received to- I
day from the entire region that the
strikers made a net gain In point of
numbers. The M. S. Kemmor colliery,
at Sand Run, on the north side, was
tied up to-day, but the operation is not
a large one.
Many Stories Afloat.
There were many stories afloat in re-,
gard to the situation at the Lattlmer I
mines. The strike leader* asserted
that the colliery at that place was
completely tied up at that place, but
when a representative of the Calvin
Pardee company, which owns the mines
was asked about the situation there, he
said the colliery was running about as
usual, and that only about fifty out of
one hundred employes had failed to go j
into the slopes to-day.
President Mitchell, in discussing the
situation in the entire strike region tonight,
'Reports received by me to-day from
the lower anthracite (Schuylkill) region.
indicate that at least 2,000 mine
workers joined the strikers to-day. A
large number of these came from Che,
Reading company's'-mlnes. In the Le- |
hij?--. region we made largo gains. I
have not received definite figures, but
I should judge that the nuinlJOr hereto- j
fore working and who did not go Into j
the wines In thlr. rof?)|>n. Vo-day, num-'
bercd between 600 and 700. !
Meetings Bore Fruit.
"The meetings held on Sunday by the
United Mine Workers, at which men |
who had not struck were strongly
urged to help in the light, bore fruit.
As a whole, I feel more encouraged than
I have been at any time since the
strike begun, and I am confident that
within the next few days the entire anthracite
coal field in Pennsylvania will
be idle. At no place to-day did we lose
a man."
In regard to the efforts of Archbishop I
Ryan, of Philadelphia, to bring about a
settlement through arbitration, Mr.
Mitchell said:
"Archbishop Ryan will call upon the
presidents of the various railroads
which have mining interests in this region
at the request of the United Mine
Workers, and will tender his good offices
in the struggle. If the officiate
refuse to meet His Grace, It will certainly
demonstrate their insincerity in
publicly declaring their willingness to
irum wiui men men.
When Mr. Mitchell was asked if the
striking minora had received any benefits
from the United Mine Workers of
America since the strike was inaugurated,
he simply said "no."
No Change in Situation.
There is not the slightest change in
the situation in regard to the settlement
of the labor war.
Considerable Interest is attached to
the answer the firm of G. B, Markle S.:
Company will make to the grievances
presented by its emplycs. Thfc linn
has intimated that it will make worn?
sort of a concession to the men. but refuses
to soy what it will be until tomorrow,
when the ten days in which
the firm was allowed to make an answer,
will expire.
The entire Hazleton region was extremely
quiet throughout the day, not
a single case of violence being reported
from any town. A better feeling now
prevails, and the fear of trouble seems
to be disappearing.
The battalion oftho* Eighth regiment,
which arrived at McAdoo, five miles
from here to-day, and which made a
demonstration In that town and surrounding
country, returned to Shenar:
tloah at 4 o'clock thla afternoon.
Miners Join the Union.
SHENANDOAH. Pa., Sept. 24.?
George Harris, national organizer of
the United Minn Workers, arrived here
to-day from Mt. Carmel. At that placo
ho addressed a meeting which he says
was attended by ft,000 mine workers and
that "3,000 of them Joined the union.
General Gobln says he will not permit
Any secret meetings of the mine workers
and the fetter say their meetings
are nil public because,there i" not zi
hall in town large enough to hold all
those who attend.
BaptlBtH Favor Arbitration.
NEW YOIUC, Sept. 24.?At the weekly
meeting of the I.taptlut ministers In this
city ?'<*ay.(resolutions were passed,
favoring arbitration for the Pennsylvania
coal mining troubles;
Soldiem In tlie Held.
PHJI'ADKI.Viua, ,,uti s,.pt .4,_ln
vtew of conflicting rtport, ?? l0 (he
^u?l number ot BoWlcra on duty in
the strike region, It wca stated at Natlonal
Guard headquarters In this city
to-day that cxactly 1,781 men are In i
the field. Two regiments, the Ninth and
Thirteenth, held as n reserve, brings
the total number up to 3,040 thnt are
available Tor duty In the third brigade.
Says President 6omperu, of the American
Federation of Labor ?Paltry c
Wages Causo Great Sufforing.
CINCINNATI. 0., Sept. 24.?Samuel
Gomper8, president of the American
Federation of Labor, to-night delivered
an address on labor at the fall festival, r
which Is now In progress at Music Hall. ^
He was very pronounced In his opinion
thnt the anthracite miners will .win.
"Behind them," he said, "Is unuttera- "V
ble want. They have been hungry so
long that they will suffer nothing- uncommon
from protracted idleness. It
is pitiable to see the suffering of the
men and their families because of paltry
wages. I speak from what I have
seen, for I have Just been In the anthracite
regions. The American Federation S
of Labor will give them all possible ?j,
flnnnrlnl nlri AnnHiii?hlni?
er wlli cause nn Increased shortage In
coal, and this will nffect the operators. C
I have pent organizers Into the Held, and Is
the strike will be solidified. They will r,
have the sympathy of the general pub- .
lie. The laborers In this conflict have 11
everything on their side bu*. the opinion n
of the operators." b
Mules Sent to the Corral. f
SHAMOICIN. Pa., Sept. 24.-Thrce
hundred mulas were taken from the t(
Alaska mines of the Philadelphia & n
Reading Coal and Iron Company to- f<
day and sent to the Schuylkill county a
corral. The company gave notice to u
2,500 men and boys employed at the operations
previous to the Btrlke that
unless they returned to work by Saturday
the collieries would be abandoned ,
for a lengthy period.
Call for Arbitration. h
CHICAGO, Sept. 24.?At the weekly fi
meeting of the Methodist ministers d
here to-day, a resolution calling for ar- tl
bitratlon of the Pennsylvania coal a
strike differences was adopted and a p
copy sent to Governor Stone. t
apathy" dissolved. i
Senator Hanna Says the Republicans e
Have "Waked Up to a Sense of Their n
Duty?Will Debate the Issues With 11
Any of the Enemy.
NEW YORK, Sept. 24.?Senator Ilan- s
na reached this city this morning direct
from Cleveland. He was welcomed
to Republican national headquarters by t(
Cornelius. N. Bliss, Senator Scott and j(
Committeemen Munley and Gibbs. Mr. c,
Hanna saJd he would remain in the ^
city for a week, possibly longer. Of (j
the situation from his view-point, ?
Senator Hunna said:
"I find that tbc much-talked-of apa- 0
thy of Republicans is being dissolved, a
and that the dormant interest of the a
voter at large Is being aroused to the .
necessity of working. The* opening of
the campaign throughout the entire u
country has had much to do with this
enliven! interest."
Senator Hanna denied the published
interview to the effect that he had said
Mr. Croker would be given a cabinet c
position In the event of Bryan's elac- b
tlon. tt
No Estimnto Given. a
He also denied that the national committee,
cither here or in Chicago, had a
given any estimate concerning the u
electoral vote, and said that no estlmate
would be given. He refused to
discuss the coal strike.
senator Hanna was asked concerning
his recent statement that there were
no trusts. He answered:
"I repent Lhat all the organizations, g
or combinations of capital that were
arnonable to the law, and that had the
power to oppress the people, have been
suppressed and have been dealt with
according to the law. They do not now
exist, and If any did exist they would
be dealt v.ith as the law In such mattors
Concerning the challenge Issued by lc
Chairman Edmlston. of the national v:
Populist committee, to discuss points h>
at Issue, ?.lr. Manna said that If Chair- ^
man Edmiston wished to take the issue
v/ith him on any of these matters he c
would be accommodated. He added that a
In case hits speeches were needed here g
he would be heard, but only at the noon- ^
day meetings of the various Republican
clubs. 8
To Be the Largest America Ever Em- q
ployed in Foreign Service ? Six s
More Vessels to be Dispatched. t
WASHINGTON, D. C.. Sept. 24.-The b
navy department Is doing everything^ In ^
its power to expedite the dispatch of
the six ships which the government has ^
decidcd to send to the Asiatic station
to reinforce our fleet there. v
With the addition of these six ships ti
the United States fleet in Asiatic wa- s
ters will consist of thirty-four vessels, f(
by fnr the largest American fleet ever B]
employed on strictly foreign service.
In case actual hostilities should be nec- 11
essary, the Pacillc ?(iuadron, which p
consists of the battleship Iowa, the j?
cruiser Philadelphia and a number of
smaller fighting ships, would be in a
position to effect a Juncture with the
AHlatlc squadron.
Hear Admiral Remey will remain In .
command of the American naval forces ?
In the east, and probably will make the
port of Manila his principal heudiuarta-u
Tim lln?* *..111 . _? - *
ir?n. J liw ..vn ?* IIC "HVlUfU llllU IWU
dlvlHlona, tho first, cruising In tho Philippines,
to he under the direct command
of Admlrnl Remey, and the free- .
ond, which will confine Its cruising to
Chinese waters, commanded by Hear ^
Admiral KemplT. Ii
South Penn Oil Compnny Drill a Woll "
in Lewis County That is Producing n
4,800 Barrels Daily.
PITTTSBUROH, Pa., Sept. 24.?'The s
South Penn Oil Company has made a c
tremendous strike In a now oil well In
Lewis county, W. Va. The well Is n
(lowing at the rate of 200 barrels nn 1
hour, or 4,800 barrels a day. The tanks k
provided artf ?oo small to hold the great n
How, nnd tho oil Is being allowed to run
into a creek, and dammed, up with a ti
view to pumping It out later. a
- 1,
Fred W. Cioshorn, of Charleston, hnn t!
been elected secretary of the senior law
I class In Washington and Lee Uuivcr- ,
ally, | l>
iolorado Elver Twenty Feet Higher
Than Ever Before Known?Waters
Continue to Else at All Points.
7ater Surging Through the Mountain
Gorges?Several Lives Lost.
Acres of Cotton Destroyed.
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24.?Governor
ayers wired to-night to ail points
outh of here, warning notices that the
lost terrific fiood In the history of the
!olorado river, which Hows by this city,
j now surging down through the
lountaln gorges to the northwest of
ere, and Is expected at this place by
y Governor Sayers In response to the
ollowlug telegraphic warning:
"To Governor Sayers: Notify all
>wns on Colorado river and have towns
otify country points that river Is ten
jet higher than ever before known,
nd is ' still rapidly rising. Very
"State Representative."
The river has been rising very rap11
y at Austin since 4 o'clock.
Along the Colorado water sheds very
cavy rains have fallen during the past
Dur days, and the rise reported coming
own now is twenty feet higher than
tie one which broke the Austin dam
nd wrecked the city's light and power
lant. last April. It is expected that
he advance of this great rise will
weep by Austin about midnight, and
11 parties in the lowlands to the south
f the city, and all points reached by
Ither telegraph or telephone were comlunlcated
with by the governor, with
lie warning to escape before the flood
rrivs. Great alarm Is felt as the reult
of the rise.
Great Destruction of Cotton.
HOUSTON. Texas, Sept. 24.-Thc
5wn of Browr.wood has not been ser>usly
damaged by the overflow of Pe
ah oayou, nor nuveuny lives oeen iosi.
'ho water Hooded the town, and some
amagro resulted from this cause. The
reatc-st damagj has been to cotton
pen In the flelds. Correspondents at
11 points In north Texas report this loss
s heavy. The loss of life report?!
rom San Antonio is so far all that ha3
eer. heard of.
Bridges Swept Away.
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 21.?A spelal
from Goldthwaite says there has
een no loss of life, but that the rise in
le Colorado has swept all bridges away
nd destroyed cattle and crops.
Many houses have been destroyed and
hundred families are homeless,
hough they escaped to the highlands,
fo loss of life has been reported.
trikes a Minnesota Town, Killing
Eight?Barn Raised in the Air,
Drops on a Saloon, Burying the
Occupants in the Debris.
FARIUAULT. Minn., Sept. , 24.?
[eagre details have reached hero of a
;rrlble catastrophe which visited the
illage of Morrlstown. ten miles west of
ere, shortly before 6 o'clock this evenlg.
The village was struck by a cylono
and a barn was raised In the air
uri Hrnmin>l n? Inn r.f Dni.l
atzke's saloon, where sixteen people
ad taken refuge from the storm. The
nloon collapsed nnd nil the occupants
rere buried in the debris. It is said
'lat eight dead bodies and three injurd
persons were taken from the ruins.
The storm came without warning upn
the citizens ot Morristown from a
outhwesterly direction passing over to
he northeast. It made Jumps of one
lock, but whenever It came down evrything
was crumbled by the power of
lie wind.
All the people killed and Injured In
lorristown were in tin; saloon, having
urrledly taken refuge there when the
torm was seen on the outskirts of the
Ulage. There were sixteen people In
le structure at the time the storm
The building was raised from its
lundation and crushed like an egghell.
The storm then passed ofT to the
orthwest and did no further damage.
The citizens of Morrlstown were
rompt In caring for the dead and inlred.
Lt Work Cicnning Up tho Debris in
Stricken Galveston?Saloons Permitted
to Open?Brazos Rapidly
GALVESTON, Texas, Sept. 24.?Uner
the supervision of Chairman Jens
toiler, of the committee of public laor,
nearly 1,000 men went to work toay,
cleaning the streets and beach In
rant of debris and dead bodies. The
i-ages ore {2 a day for laborers, $3 for
uen and carts and $3 GO for meu and
cams, to be paid out of the general relet
After being closed for a fortnight, the
aloons opened this morning, with the
onsent of the mayor.
The railroads are trying to get their
ew track In the storm-swept district
ietween here and Houston placed In
ood order, but 11 nd It dllllcult to get
Dr. I. M. Kline, observer of the Hilled
States weather bureau, has sent out
warning to tho formers living In the
ottomn of tho lower Brazos river, that
ho river will continue to rise Tuesday
lid Weflnosday, and that It will probaly
reach hig:h nvatcr mark, that Is to
! fay. twenty-two feet above low water
The storm swept away a great many
of the caskets which had bwn placed
In vaults In the city cemeteries. Among
the missing caskets Is'one which contained
the remains of Charles Coghlan,
the actor, who died hero on November
27 last.
Discussed by Bryan?Says in Case of
Victory He Will he Free to do as
He Pleases?Loaves for Lincoln.
CHICAGO, Sept. 24.?William J.
Bryan came to Chicago thlH morning
from I1I3 home In Lincoln, Neb., held n
conference with various members of the
Democratic national committee, and returned
to Lincoln this evening.
Among those present at the conference
were Senator J. IC. Jones, Chairman
Johnson, vice chairman W. J.
Stone, National Committeemen F. D.
O'Brien, of Minnesota; D. J. Campau,
of Michigan; B. F .Shlveley, of Indiana,
and Congressman Shafroth, of Colorado;
Governor Longlno, of Mississippi,
and J. Hamilton Lewis, of Washington.
At the conclusion of his conference
with the members of the committee Mr.
Bryan gave out the following statement
In refutation of a report that positions
In his cabinet, should he be elected, had
already been promised:
"I have not given to anyone, either
verbally or In writing, a promise of a
cabinet position and I shall not, during
the campaign, make any such promises.
I have not authorized and shall
nor authorize any one, verbally or in
writing, to promise any cabinet position,
or any other position to any one.
Bo Absolutely Free.
"If I am elected I shall bo absolutely
free to discharge all the duties of the
office according to my platform as far
as inc piauorm goes, ana according to
my own Judgment In all matters not
covered by the platform.
"I came to Chicago especially to confer
with the committee," said Mr.
Bryan. "I wanted to talk wltb the
committee now, for the reason that I
have three days at my disposal, and
when I come through on Octobers, will
have no time for such a purpoBR. As
to Mr. Hanna's assertions concerning
me, I have nothing to say. The public
understands the situation. The agitation
of the trust question Is meeting
with success. It is something that appeals
to every working man.
"So far as I know now, I shall follow
my original itinerary, notwithstanding
all this talk about me changing my
dates at the behest of the committee."
Col. Bryan, accompanied by J. Hamilton
Lewis, of Washington, took the
Burlington for Lincoln, Neb., at 5:50 p.
Vice Chairman Stone will return to
New York to-morrow.
Death of an Octogenarian.
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
MARTINSBURC-, W. Va.. Sept. 24.?
Mrs. Mildred Catterton, an aged and respected"ffsiawtfrrfnhe
county, died of
general debility at her home at Flagg's
Crossing this morning, aged 84 years.
She leaves one son and four daughters.
The West Virginian, of Parkersburg,
devoted to the advancement of West
Virginia Industries, Is now printed on
West Virginia paper, made by the West
Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, at
Robert Bayer, father of Prosecuting
Attorney H. W. Bayer, of Morgan county.
W. Vn? Is dead at Sleepy Creek, W.
Va., aged sixty-four years. He was a
Union soldier In the Army of the Potomac.
The resignation of Second Lieutenant
C. L. Wiseman, Company H, First infantry,
of Elk Garden, has been received
at the adjutant general's oflice.
and accepted. Private business caused
the resignation.
J. Talman Waters, treasurer of the
Citizens' Galveston fund committee, of
Charleston, yesterday forwarded to
Governor Sayers, of Texas, $333 ,'SO for
the Galveston sufferers. The amount
raised did not come up to expectations
of the committee.
Mrs. Susan B. Blackburn, wife of
Prof. J. S. Blackburn, of Potomac Academy,
died iLt Alexandria. Va. She was
the daughter of the late John C. R.
Taylor, of Jefferson county, West Virginia.
and the great-great-granddaughter
of Thomas Jefferson.
The nail works at Kanawha City, near
Charleston, which has been cloned for
about two months, will start up the llrst
of next month, under the name of the
Norton Iron Works, a new company
having leased the plant. T. M. Adams,
Y)f Ashland, Ky? Is president of the
company, and the principal ofilce Is located
at that place.
At a meeting held Saturday In the
governor's olllce by the executive board
of the Children's Home Society, Rev.
E. 1). Hanna was re-elected district superintendent
of the society. There
were present at the meeting of the
board Governor Atkinson, State Superintendent
of Schools J. R. Trotter, and
Rev. Robert D. Roller.
As Is her annual custom, Mrs. Elklns,
wife of Senator Stephen B. Elklns, entertained
the children of Elklns at Halllehurst,
her summer home, nnd
distributed prlr.es to twelve boys
and twenty-eight girls. Mrs. Elkins*
Idea Is to develop talent In young people.
and each year encourages them to
do better work. The prl7.es given were
for best carvings, drawings, mechanical
contrivances, models, pastry, embroidery,
cooking, preBervcB, fancy work,
best kept lnwn, etc.
A deal has Just been closed whereby
Thaw Bros.. of Philadelphia, come Into
possession of 9,000 acres of coal lands
near Islington, W. Va., paying on the
average of ?35 an acre. The deal was
made with a Pennsylvania syndicate,
who were the owners. Thaw Bros, ulno
bought 1P2 acres adJolnlriK In Randolph
county. W. Va., from J. C. Byers. They
will put In one of the largest coal plants
in West Virginia and will sink four
shafts. The Westlnghou.se Company
has a contract to Install an electric
plant, mining machines, motors, etc.,
for **0,000.
The Woman's Christian Temperance
Union of West Virginia will hold Its
eighteenth annual session In Parkorsburg
on Wednesday, Thursday and Frldny
of this week. On Tuesday night a
reception will be given the delegates.
On Wednesday addresses of welcome
will be made by Mayor Turner, on behalf
of the city; U. 8. Fleming, on behalf
of the school children: Hev. J. W.
Carter, on behalf of the ministers, and
Mrs. D. Wise, on behalf of the local
union. Miss Jennie Williams will respond
on behalf of the convention. On
Thursday evening Mrs. Mav?avet Dye
Kills, of Newurk, N. J.# will deliver u
Semi-Offlcial Statements to the Effect
That European Cabinets Are Trying
to Get Empire to Withdraw,
Throwing Taunts at America?British
Press Suggests That Germany's
Course is Unwise.
LONDON, Sept 25.-3:30 a. m.?A.
semi-official announcement has been Issued
In St. Petersburg that the European
cablncts ore engaged in an endeavor
to Induce Germany to abandon
her demand for the surrender of the
Instigators of the antl-forelgn outracps
as a preliminary to peace negotiations.
According- to the Berlin correspondent
of the Dally Express, Germany will
make a new proposal, namely, that the
great powers form an International
court to try the Chinese officials accused
of complicity In the outrages.
The Morning Post has the following
from Its Shanghai correspondent, dated
"The Russians recently organized an
expedition towards Mukden, which has
already reached Llao Yang, about midway
between NIu Chwaung and Mukden.
It will probably encounter opposition."
The British and continental press is
still discussing America's reply, which
Is generally regarded as encouraging LI
Hung Chang to delay the negotiations.
General Grlbsky, military governor of
Amur, has Issued a proclamation de
be a punishment for the attack made on
Taunts Thrown at America.
A semi-official communication to the
Cologne Gazette disavowing any desire
on the part of Germany to execute the
Instigators of the outrages on tne
strength of the testimony of the foreign
ministers, says:
"The international court of Justice
would decide upon the question of guilt,
and would pronounce sentence. To look
on complacently while a mockery of
Justice, such as the Dnited States demands,
was being demanded, would
mean a renewal of Uifc massacres."
Commenting upon the reproached
which the Cologne Gazette and other
papers have levelled against tho United
States, the Berlin correspondent of the
Times says:
"Whatever may bo-thought of the attitude
of iho United State?, it hardly
seems wise from a diplomatic point of
view to hurl these taunts at a nation
which experience has shown Is by no
means in the habit of pocketing or forgetting
such attention."
Busslans Secure Fortifications.
VIENNA. Sept. 24.?The admiralty
has received the following dispatch:
"TAKU, Sept. 22.
"The Russian occupied the formications
at Lu-Tai yesterday,"
Lu-Tai Is situated about forty miles
northeast of Tien Tsln and is about
twenty miles due north of Taku.
Ncaring the End?Argument to the
Jury Commenced.
FRANKFORT. Ivy., Sept. 24.?'The argument
to the jury in the case of
I j nines iiowara, cnnrgeu witn being ft
principal In the killing of William
Gocbel. began tills afternoon and will
conclude to-morrow morning. Carol
Little, for the defense, referred to Ooebel
at all times as "Governor Goebel"
In the most respectful manner and
condemned his assassination vigorously,
but appealed to the jury not to punish
an Innocent man. He said he did
not doubt the shot was fired from the
secretary of state's office, but there
was no proof that Howard was In
Col. T. C. Campbell, for the prosecution.
argued that Howard's defense,
an alibi, having been annihilated by
the evidence of the prosecution, was
equal to llndlng him guilty, as there
was also evidence that he had been discovered
running away from the building
immediately after the shooting.
Congressman W. C. Owens closed the
case for the defense to-night, and Judge
"Williams will conclude for the prosecution
\ Walcott the Winner.
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 24.?Joe
Wnlcott and "Mysterious Billy" Smith
fought at the Coliseum to-night, the
flght being scheduled for twenty rounds.
At every stage of the tight Walcott
proved himself Smith's superior. In
the tenth round Walcott went at Smith
hammer and tongs, administering terrlOn
.?iv. .tu .->?> 1.1^3 in uic siomach
and head. Smith, who h.ntl fought
foul In Rome of the earlier rounds, realizing
that he was no match for the
black man, deliberately fouled him by
holding, whereupon lie was disqualified
and Pent to his corner by the referee,
and Walcott was declared the winner!
Zion Elders Eun Out of Town.
MANSFIELD, O., Sept. 24.?Zlon 121ders
Mark A. Loblaw, of Chicago, and
James Watts, of Hammond, Ind., arrived
here to-day and went to a hotel,
where their Identity wan discovered. A
citizen compelled them to march to the
city prison, whore they remained until
noon, when they were deported. A
large crowd was at the depot when they
left. No trouble was experienced In
netting them out of the city. The men
are paid to be British subjects.
Steel Plnnts Start Up.
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 24.?Orders
were Issued to-day from the general offices
of the American Steel Hoop Company
in this city, to begin operations at
I all the plants that arc la readiness to
be started, nnd to prepare the others
for resumption as soon as notice is
given. The plants to bo started are in
Pittsburgh, Youngstown, Ohio: Pomeroy,
Ohio: Moncsson, Pn.; Sharon, Pa.;
nnd Greenville, Pa., and employ 8,000
Boiling Over in Preston?Hon. Julius
C. Renninger Stumping the County.
Largo Republican Majority,
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
TUNNELTON, W. Va.. Sept. 24.?Tho
Romeo H. Freer club held an enthusiastic
rally In Brown's hall Saturday
night. Hon. Julius C. Renninger, of
Maryland, was the speaker for the evening.
Mr. Renninger is one of tho
most brilliant young campaigners In
the state of Maryland, and on this occasion
he was at his best and fairly
act the audlcnce wild with his keen
portrayal of the splendid achievements
of tho MeKlttlPV nrlmJnlnfrnHnn rinrt '
his terrific denunciation of the fallaciea
of the Bryan Democracy. Thirty-three
new names for membership were given
to the secretary. The campaign la
getting hot in old Preston and che will
roll up a phenomenal majority for the
full dinner pall.
Case Disposed of by Judge Jackson*
To be Tried by Criminal Judge.
Special blspatch to tho Intelligencer.
PARKERSBURG, W. Va.. Sept. 21?
The habeas corpus proceedings In the
case of Elllls Glenn, the male impersonator,
and alleged forger, who has attained
widespread notoriety because of
the sensational features connected with
her arrest, was disposed of by Judge
Jackson in the United States court today.
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It Is ordered that the marshal of this
district deliver her into the custody of
the sheriff of this county to be taken "before
the criminal court of the county,
then to he dealt with as the Judge
thinks right and proper.
Glenn at once gave bond to appear
lor trial In the criminal court Thursday,
Thurston at Martinsburg.
Special Dispatch to the Intclllgencer.
MARTINSBURG. W. Va., Sept. 24.-*
John M. Turston, United States senato*
from Nebraska, made the first ot a so-?
lies of speeches In West Virginia In this
city to-night. He was greeted by one
of the largest political gatherings that
has assembled here this campaign*
Teddy's Rough Walkers and the city
band turned out and escorted the
speaker to the opera house, where the
meeting was held. Senator Thurston
is one of the ablest orators that has
ever spoken In Martinsburg and his address
upon the doctrines of the Republican
party was very convincing.
Governor Atkinson at Itavenswood.
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
RAVENSWOOD. W. Va.. Spt. 24.Governor
Atkinson spoke to the largest
political gathering ever assembled here
at a night meeting, and his speech is
conceded to have been the greatest ever
listened to by-a Ravenswood audience.
The hall was not large enough to hold
the people, and many were compelled to
leave for want of seating room. He
aroused enthusiasm in all ,and good results
will follow. Jackson county will
roll up a good, big Republican maloritv.
Foraker in Place of Pritchard.
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
PARICERSBURG. "W. Va., Sept. 24.-^
The Republican state committee announced
that the meeting advertised for
next Friday night, nt which United
States Senator J. C. Prltchard, of North
Carolina, was announced to speak, has
been declared off and that Senator Josep'
Benson Foraker will speak here on
S.- $ lay night in the place of McPrltuaard.
In "In the Palace of the King"?jCor*
tain Calls Frequent.
WASHINGTON. D. C.. Sept. 24.?Miss
Viola Allen scored a hit to-night at the
National theatre as Dona Maria Dolores
de Mondoza, In "In the Palace of
the King" This was the opening of
Miss Allen's season In Stoddard's dramatization
of Marion Crawford's novel,
and she was greeted by a large and distinguished
nudience. Several members
.of the cubinet and other well known
officials were present. The play Is 0110
of thrilling interest, dealing with the
time of phillp the Second, king of Spain,
and curtain calls were frequent The
supporting company Is a strong one,
Robert Haines, as Don Juan of Austria,
dividing honors with the star. Th?
opening sales for the week were larger
tluin for "The Christian," which held
the local record last season.
Take a Seven Milo Country Drive,
Receives a Number of Callera.
CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 24.?President
and Mrs. McKlnley went for an extended
drive this morning. Later the President
received a number of callers.
In the afternoon President and Mra
MrKlnley drove to New Berlin, a llttla
town seven miles north of the city.
In the evening the President received
a few friends who called in an Informal
President Shaffer Resigns.
YOUNGSTOWN. O., Sept. 24.-It hat
developed here that President Theodora
J. Shaffer, of the Amalgamated Association
of Iron and Stool Workers, tnn.
dered his resignation during the Joint
wage conference at Cincinnati. A meeting
of the advisory board will be called
to net on the resignation. President
Shaffer was criticised by members of
the association on account of the adjustment
made with the Illinois Steel
Company for the operation of the Milwaukee
mill, hut hlfl resignation waa
entirely unexpected.
Weather Forecast for To-day.
For West Virginia, fair Tuesday anA
Wednesday, cooler Wednesday afternoon
or night; south to west winds.
For Western Pennsylvania, fair Tuesday
and Wednesday; fresh to brisk
southerly winds, becoming westerly.
Por Ohio, fnir Tuesday, toceept probably
showers and -warmer In northwest
portion: Wednesday, fair, colder tn afternoon
or night, fresh to brisk southerly
Minds, becoming westerly.
Local Temporaturo.
The tcmpiTaHirp yesterday ns observe^
by C. Schtupf. drupKlst. corner Market
jvml Fourteenth streets, was as follows:
7 a. r?t I 3 p. in a
3 a. W ( 7 ii. m 71
12 80 1 \\ eather?-Fata

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