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VOLUME XLIX?NUMBER 53. WHEELING. W. VA., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24. 1900. PRICE TWO CENTS.
STRIKE WILL BE CALLED OFF IN A VERY FEW HOURS. jig Coal Companies Post Notices Offering the Strikers a Full Ten for Cent Increase. WILL BE WORKING MONDAY Says President Mitchell in a Speech. General Rejoicing 'Among the Coal Diggoro. WILKESBABEE, Pa., Oct. 23.-* The Loliigh & Wilkesbarre Coal Company. and the Dolaware & Hudson Ccftl Company posted notices this evening offering tho strikers a full 10 per cent increase In wageg. This offer meets the demands of President Mitchell and it is thought tho strike vrill be called off within tho next thirty-six hours. SCItANTON, Pa., Oct. 23.?The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, the Delaware & Hudson, the Hillside Coal & Iron (the Erie), and the Lehigh & Wilkesbarre Coal companies, through their general superintendents, this afternoon agreed upon an additional notice as to the 10 per cent increase. The same will be posted at once and will help to settle the great coal strike speedily. POTTSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 23.?Presi dent Mitchell, in his speech this afternoon, said that he believed that in a few days all the operators will have posted notices guaranteeing the 10 per cent increase. He also added that ho believes that by Monday at the latest all the men will have returned to work and will have won everything they struck for. MITCHELL'S STATEMENT That the Strike Will "be Ended Received With Joy by Mine Workers and Officials. HAZLETON, Pa., Oct 23.?President Mitchell's statement in his speech at Potttsvllle to-day that he believed that tha strike would he ended by next Monday If all the operators posted notices guaranteeing the 10 per cent advance until April 1st, was received here toright with much pleasure by the mine workers and the mine ofliclals. It Is believed that nothing will now Intervene to delay the ending of the contest,which has run more than Ave weeks. President Mitchell was asked on his arrival here from Pottsvllle, on what ho based his belief that the strike would end with this week, but he declined to say anything other than the proposition of the miners was so fair that he could see no valid reason why the operators should not accept. President Pleased With Result. The national president was much pleased when he learned the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, the Delaware & Hudson, the Lehigh & Wllkesbarre and the Hillside companies had signified their willingness to pay the 10 per cent Increase until April 1. He also expressed satisfaction that the Forest Mining Company, whose men have been* on strike since January, acceded to the demands. President Mitchell declined to say what course would be pursued if one or more companies refused to guarantee the payment of the increase until April. A meeting of the national executive board of the United Mine Workers of America and the officers of the three anthracite districts, will be held here tornnrrnr' tfnn thi? \r. nri.-u~.ii Bays, of thoroughly canvassing the situation. Ho.would not say that the conference would take any positive action looking toward tho caJllng off of tho strike, but would rather have the national board vote upon the question, RAIN POURED On the Assembled Miners, But They Did Not Mind it?Intent on a Settlement?Number of Addresses. POTTSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 23.?Rain fell heavily during the miners' meeting, but tho largo crowd estimated at nearly six thousand Wsona, did not seem to mind the downpour. John Fahey, president of this district, presided. President Mitchell's speech wua listened to with great Interest. Hi* most important utterance hearing directly on the ending of the strike was as follows: "I bvlieve it will be but a few days lOnK'.r until tho nnrmlnt-.i I" TTn-W. ton, I.ackawanna and Wyoming valkyu v.HI consent to post notices agreclr>g to pay the 10 per cunt Increase In wages until April L 1 believe that If you stan,J to?ether tho real of this wrek, by Monday at least, you can return to work with everything won you struck for." President Mitchell said that this ought to have been a Jollification meeting. Kchuylklll county, he uald, has T,on llM fight In thtit the Heading company him agreed to nil the miners auk. He Mid rrportn had gono out that the to?>n of th" Hchuylkill region will not ?>and by th* men of tho other region*, ^ut hp knew that the rvnorti w^rv w pons and attdcd that ho felt nure thnt ' t one man would deaert hU fellow workmen. IU> hoped that all would ?!and t^ccthor until nu official notice It ou' declaring the atrfko at an end. I'nuldent Mitchell made a plea that "11 the rnlnern remain loyal to tho orI'^niratlon after the content In over, Just ' * they are dntni: now. Other upmikera were Krrd Dllcher, of Jolo; <;?,rKe Purcell, of Indiana: W. H. l*lrly .of Alabama; w. McMuhon, of Detroit, International President of the Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employes of America, and other local labor leaders. . President Mitchell and his party left for Hazlcton at 8 o'clock to-night. FRIENDS OF SHERMAN Send Telegrams of Condolence to His Family?Department of btate to be Represented at the Funeral by Mr. Adee. WASHINGTON,. D. C? Oct. 23.-The following telegrams of condolence were iui-uivl'u ui uie ouerniun iiuuic wuuj . ? M. A. Htinna: "Please accept for the sorrowing friends of Mr. Sherman this assurance 1 of my most slncero sympathy In the loss suffered by the' termination of a noble and useful life." John D. Long, secretary of the navy: "Will you let me express my sincere sympathy with you In tho loss of your father? His long and faithful service to the country was of Inestimable value and he won the admiration and respect of the people. History' will write his name among the great statesmen of the United States " Murat Halstead: "My sympathy extends to all tho family. I deeply feel the loss of a personal friend of forty years." R. A. Alger, formery secretary or war: "Mrs. Alger Joins me In deepest sympathy for you In your great sorrow." A meeting of Ohloans resident In Washington was held to-day, In the office of George W. Wilson, commissioner of Internal revenue, to take suitable action upon the death of Hon. John Sherman. Appropriate resolutions were adopted. Rnnnnrl Aaalstnnt RnrrpMrv nf Rtnti* Alvey A. Adee has been chosen to represent the department of state at Mansfield on the occasion of the funeral of the late John Sherman. He will accompany the remains from "Washington to Mansfield, as will Mr. E. J. Babcock, one time private secretary to the deceased. PORT LIMON FIRE Baged For Eight Hours and Destroyed Four Blocks of buildings. Started by an. Escaped Convict. MOBILE, Ala., Oct. 23.?Details of the Port Llmon fire reached here today from Inspector Cherry, of the Mobile quarantine board. The fire began at 2 o'clock on the morning of October 14, and raged for more than eight hours, completely destroying four blocks of buildings and partly destroying two other blocks. The offices and commissary of the United States Fruit Company are fi. total loss. The proper"tyioss Is estimated at one and a half millions gold and there are about 2,000 natives homeless. The progress of the lire was only stopped by the blowing up of buildings with gun powder. The Llndo bank lost $20,000 English money, In addition to losing some of Its own funds. The fire Is supposed to have been started by an escaped convict. President IglesiaB came to Port Llmon on a special train from 6an Jose and took charge. It Is reported that the governor came upon a negro stealing In one of the burning stores, and shot him, leaving the body In the burning building. It Is believed that this negro was the Incendiary. The day after the fire all the negroes went on strike and the United Fruit Company was importing laborers from Zent, a small town in the Interior. The principal losers ara the United Fruit Company, Llndo Brothers and a Chinaman named Esau Lyen. the latter'o loss being estimated at $100,000. MAMMOTH ENTERPRISE For tho Manufacture of Steel Organized, With $12,000,000 Capital. "Will Operate Railroads and Coke Ovens. PITTSBURGH. Pa., Oct. 23.?A company composed almost entirely of Pittsburgh capitalists has been organized to engage In the blast furnace and steel manufacturing institutions on a gigantic scale. The capital of the new corporation Is $12,000,000 and Included In the enterprise are the operating of coke nnrl I. ?. I r> rr ? 1 I f V. ~ Monongahola valley, with the possible building of a new line of railroad from , the coke and coal works to Lake Erie. The big plants In question will be loj cated at Wclland, In Ontario, Canada, ! which Ja the town near the entrance to I the Wclland canal. This Is known as I the Canadian natural gas bolt and any quantity of that fuel Is available. The mills will also have the advantage of water power secured from the Niagara river at a point near the sreat falls. Capt. W. S. Dent, of this city, la the promoter of the enterprise and John 8. Scull6y, president of the Diamond national bunk, has charge of the financial end of it. Aa yot neither of these gentlemen will go Into details regarding the gigantic project, but sufficient Information was gained to enable It to be slated that the enterprise will be pushed to completion. Miiiivcuiait AJUOCO wum Special Dispatch to the lnttlllgencnr. PARKEUflBURG, W. Va.. Oct. 23.? Jack Doherty, a brnkeman In the employ of the Ohio River Railroad, fell under a freight train last night, and twenty cars panned over* ills logs, grinding them to plcccs. He wan brought to St. Luke.'* hospital In thin city to-day, and It Is said that he cannot recover. New Counterfeit Bill. WASHINGTON, D. C.. Oct. 23.?The secret service bureau of the treasury department has discovered a new Indlnn head 15 counterfeit. The note Is of the series of IMP, check l?'tt*r B, face plate No. 20, back plate No. 23, J. W. Lyons, register, and Kill* H. Roberts, treasurer* TEDDY'S TRIP IN NEW YORK A GRAND OVATION. Cities ana Eollroad Stations Crowded to Sco and Hear the Governor of the Empire State. CHANCE ON PARAMOUNT ISSUE. uoxs jduck ui -intruders who jjiseutd His Meeting?Made 14 Speechos and Traveled 159 Mile3. STAMFORD, N. t., Oct. 23.-Governor Roosevelt and his party reached Stamford at 12:25.--Considering the size of the village a large. crowd greeted them. The vice presidential candidate had mado a short stop at Roxbury, a few miles below, and had been angered by a man In the crowd yelling "Hurrah for Bryan." "Hurrah for Bryan," said the governor, "wh. don't you hurrah for Bryan?" When any man says hurrah for Bryan I always feel like asking why." A voice: "They can't answer." "That's it, because Mr. Bryan has announced Mr. Croker is the prophet of Tammany Hall and the state, is why they hurrah for Bryan. "Again why hurrah for Bryan? Why, for the 43 cent dollar, for the prospect of cutting into the nation's debt by the simple process of cutting In two the nation's honor. Is that a good reason for saying 'Hurrah for Bryan, hurrah for Bryan?' why don't you hurrah for Agulnaldo? You will give the greatest possible comfort to every Malay bandit who is shooting at the flag: If you help or aid the BryanIzed Democracy in any way. I make a distinction between the Bryanlzed Democracy and the Democracy of Jackson." Capacity of House Tested. The committee at Stamford had secured the now opera house for thy address and the party were driven there In carriages. An audience that tested the capacity of the house greeted Governor Roosevelt as he walked on the stage. He said In part: "Now Mr. Bryan yesterday was speaking about trusts. Apparently trusts are now the paramount Issue. That paramount lssuo has changed so often that It has been a little dlflicult to keep up with It. Yesterday In his speech he proposed two remedies for the trusts. The first remedy was to put on tho free list all trust-made articles. His next proposition is to provide by law that-there shall be interference by the federal government. Now I criticise his first remedy as being marked to the last degree by folly. Tho fact Is Mr. Bryan Is not sincere. He claims that If the Democratic party had a chance they would absorb trusts. Well he had four years In Congress and during that time some of the million dollars worth of trusts were formed, and I have not heard that he raised his finger or his voice to stop them. And then you remember that tho records of Congress show that all but four Democrats In the house voted against the socalled anti-trust bill and gave as their reason for bo doing through the mouth of Mr. Richardson that If the bill was passed they would have nothing to make a paramount Issue in this campaign." Made Fourteen. Speeches. Governor Roosevelt finished the second day of his New York state campaign in Norwich to-night, speaking to a large audience. He traveled to-day 151) miles and made fourteen speches,yet be finished his day's work In splendid shape, his voico at the night meeting being very clear. The entire trip today was an ovation, the crowds In comparison with the population of the places being especially large. The three largest places stopped at to-day were Stamford, where he spoke In a hall; Onconta, where he addressed a large out of door meeting and at Bloomvllle, where he said: "i warn 10 caii your auention 10 a little incident that occurred last night In New York. I think you can sometimes know a man by the company he keeps. You can sometimes tell something" about a candidate by the peoplo who are his most active supporters. There was a big meeting In New York last night in Cooper Union. At that meeting the morning papers report that the two people who were most enthusiastically cheered were Agulnaldo, of the Philippines, and Altgeld, of Illinois. "I think It was entirely proper to cheer one, If you cheer the other. It was entirely right to cheer the man who pardoned the anarchists In this country and the man who has been striking at our soldiers on the other side of the earth. Now think of a party that rollca upon that kind of support, symbolized uj mv iiiuii witu cuccruu miguia ju1u Agulnaldo. Great Apostlo of Froedom. "One of the speakers Is reported to have spoken of Agulnaldo ns a great apostle of freedom, and a few months ugo a certain Itryanlte alluded to him ac a second George Washington. Tou may not be familiar with A^ulnaldo's history, so I will give It to you briefly. In the llrst place he started an Insurrection. So fnr so good, all right. Then he sold out to the Spaniards for $100,000, $200,000 down and the other J200.000 to bo paid when-ho went to llonp Kong. That was not like George "Washington. That was more llHe Benedict Arnold. Hilt I ivnn? In .lr? 4uatl?? tl Arnold. Ho nt any rate stayed boucht; AnulnnMo did not. With the Spanish monoy In hln pontMlon, ho then turned nround nnd fouxht for un uir.ilniit the Spaniard* and two monthx after, Ihnt he was tryiim to couie between tlio wreck of the Spanish army to fight us. > He changed three times In twelve months. Once he changed for a bribe, then after receiving the bribe he changed because he thought it was for his best interests not to stay bought and the third 'time he changed on genoral principles. 'Now gentlemen, think of a party which Is reduced to champion that type of m^n. A False Accusation. h "We are accused of trying to govern without the consent of the governed. Consent of the governed, self government for those people?why after we took Manila a year ago last February, he Issued through his secretary,Sandica, a proclamation In which It was Implicitly stated that every man, woman and child not a Filipino should be put to death. The statement was that all, people, mind you, aH people not Filipinos, should be exterminated without mercy. "First the army of occupation- and then all other people not Filipinos/' At Onconta, the governor stated to his audience that he appealed to them for the continuance In power in both state and nation of the administration which they now had. The governor referred his hearers to the object that was pointed out by the contrast between the government of New York City and the government of the state. Ho als? asked his heareTU.to contrast the-'hard times of 1S94 and the times of 1S97. BANNERS AND FLAGS And. a Splendid Gathering at Boxbury?-Left tlie Train for the Eirst Timo During the Day. ROXBURY, N. Y., Oct. 23.?At Pino Hill thero was a splendid gathering with banners and flags. The governor referred to a banner which' was being upheld in the crowd. "I see here on your banner 'N6 fifty cent dollar for us.' That is an issue on which we have a right to appeal to every sound Democrat Just as much as to every Republican. I would like to ask you to take the prophecies of Mr. Bryan made four years ago, the first time a man fools you it is his fault, the next time it Is your fault. So if you got fooled now it is your own fault." At Fleischmanns, there was the first band of the day, and a big crowd, The governor said he could only speak for a moment and asked bis hearers to keep things from going downward, repeating his familiar words about workmen's interests being identical with those of their employers. At Arkvllle, the governor left the train for the first time during the day's trip and took his place on a platform of the morning augmented by a large reception committee from Delaware county that had come down to the border line of the county to meet him. As the governor alighted and was being escorted to the stand he noticed in the crowd a man dressed in a military suit. "What regiment are you in?" said the governor to him. "I was In the Seventh regular artillery," the man replied. "Come with me up here," said the governor, taking him on the platform with him. The governor said: "What I am going to say to you at this moment Is due to what had occurred since I left the car. As I got off the car I mot here one of your fellow citizens formerly of the Seventh regular artillery." The governor asked him to stand up and stated to his hearers that their share of him was cighty-slx one-hundredths or about an ounce and a half, comparing the population to the size of the army. A stand a short distance away was filled with little girls. They gave three cheers for Roosevelt and the governor smiled at them and said: "I see even you are not afraid, If Mr. Bryan Is afraid the Republicans will take his share of this tremendous standing army." IN MARYLAND. Bryan Devotes the Entire Day There. Runs Across Old Jupiter Pluvius on His Tour. BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 23.?Hon. William Jennings Bryan, the Democralln nronWlnnMnl nnnJl.1.iH> /lovnfo.1 the entire day to speech-making In Maryland, speaking In succession at Rockvllle, Frederick, Bruccvillc, Union Bridge, New "Windsor, Westminster, Glyndon and in this city this evening. The Rockvllle meeting was the only one of the day that was not marred by rain. On account of the downpour most of the meetings were cut short, but the crowds In each case remained until Mr. Bryan had concluded his remarks. The greeting extended to Mr. Bryan on his arrival here this evening and during the meetings held inside and outside of music hall, was limited In numbers only by the capacity of the places In which the meetings were held and In enthusiasm only by the ability of the Immense crowds to give expression to It. It was raining gently, but steadily when the special train bearing the Democratic presidential candidate pulled Into Union Station an hour late. I but this did not prevent the assemblage | of a crowd of fully 10,000 people about: the depot. A parade was formed and Mr. Bryan drove at Its head to the Hotel Rennert, where he dined with several Democratic loaders, Including for- | mer United States Senator Arthur P. | Gorman, Governor Walter John Smith | and Mayor Hayes, of this city. SPECIAL TERM OF U. S. COURT j Called to Consider the Naturalization j Cases from Mnrion County. Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer. I l'AltKEliKUUnO, W. Vn.. Oct. 23.?A special term of the United States court will begin at Clarksburg to-morrow, I for the purpose of Investigating the ] naturalisation canes In controversy In j Marlon county, whore Judge llolt enjoined Juduo Charlton from (riming papers of that nnture. The special term Is called at the request of the Clarksburg bar. Minister Ilart Sails. COLON, Colombia, Via GALVESTON, .Oct. 23.?Mr. Charles Hurdett Ilart, tho United States minister to Colombia, Bulled for New York to-day. BANK TELLER BREAKS RECORD ' FOR STEALING., ( System of False Entries Permits Him * to Cocure $700,000 of the i Bank's Denoaltfl- i HAS A SURPLUS OF $5,000,000. Ono of -the Largest Banking Institutions on Wall Street?Discovery. Mado By An Employe. NEW YORtf, Oct. 23.?Charles L. Alvord, jr., note teller of the First National Bank of this city, Is a. fugitive and defaulter to the extent of $700,000. The announcement of the defalcation made this afternoon created the utmost excitement In the financial district of the city, but the well known stability of the First National and a statement issued by the bank had a quieting effect. ] This statement was as follows: "The note teller, who has been in the employ of the First National Bank for many years is a defaulter to a large ? amount. His operations have continued ^ for a considerable period and have been skilfully concealed through a manipula-* tlon of his balance book. The discovery c was made by one of the bank's em- ^ ployes a few days after the examination of the bank by the United States exam- f lnr.ro Periodical Examinations Made. c "During the continuance of his em- ? ployment periodical examinations have been made by several distinct corps of examiners representing the comptroller's department, all expert accountants 1 and the bank has also had frequent independent examinations; neither of * which has developed any irregularity. The aggregate of the false entries ? amounting to $700,000, has been, charged <off on the books of the bank out of the ^ reserve fund, without diminishing the * surplus and proflts of the bank as re- * ported In Its last published statement. J It Is expected that the shortage will be f materially reduced by a substantial t sum, of which there Is a. fair prospect of 1 recovering." | Was a Trusted Man. 1 Alvord has been with the bank for " twenty years and was one of the most j. trusted men in the institution. His stealings extended over a long period, C but no suspicion of the truth was known s until ten days ago, when he sent word that he was ill at his home. After he C had been away a day or two, the bank s put experts at work and some irregular- 5 Ities were found. As the experts delved 1 deeper and deeper into Alvord's books, ^ the extent of the robbery began to dawn on the ofllcers until they were overwhelmed to find that it reached the enormous figure of $700,000. Whether 3 that sum is all he took Is not yet developed how* the note teller was able to put his hands on so much money. But one of the directors is reported to have said r that Alvord was enabled to take such ^ a large sum because as noto teller he g was In charge of the mall. This he c opened every morning and he had am- f plo opportunity to abstract notes, c drafts and checks as well as money. c Skillful to Make Accounts Balance. 1, Of course he had to be skillful to make i his account balance. This 1s, it is ad- ^ mltted, he was at a loss to account for t the failure* of the bank examiners to s discover Alvord's irregularities at their t last examination. t ltorest Kayner is in charge of the na- r tional bank examiner's office here. s What Alvord did with all his cash is c also a mystery as yet except' that, as s usual in such cases, it is said that a t large amount of it went In stock specu- f latlon. It has been discovered that dur- j Ing the summer Alvord visited Sarato- t ga, where he cut a great tlgure, spend- t ing money like a prince. He rented a e cottage, kept a fine stable of horses and besides playing the races Is said to have c frequented gambling houses. y Known as a Model Man. a If these stories are true, Alvord dls- } played different characteristics than v those he showed at home. In this city he was known as a man of very regular * habits. Among his associates he was c looked up to and on Wall streets was $ known as "Happy Alvord,* becauso of his cheery ways. His homo was in Mio I suburb of Mt. Vernon. This home is a magnificent place located at Chester Hill, ono of the most aristocratic sections of the suburb. It is surrounded * by luxurious grounds and there arc extensive stables. Alvord has long been considered one of the big men of tho town. His family entertained lavishly and pave large q sums to charity. He was prominent in church circles and hl? wife is considered ono of the most beautiful women in Mt. 11 Vernon. 1 Rumor Ho Left for South America, v It was not until this afternoon that t the residents of Chester Hill heard of a his big defalcation. There was a ru- P rnor that he had taken a steamer for n South America a week ago, but this n could not be corroborated. s Late this afternoon Mrs. Alvord, wife v of tho missing note teller, was seen at q her Mt. Vernon home. She was weep- r lng bitterly and would not talk about c the cuse. The family consisted of Mr. li and Mrs. Alvord and two girls and a boy. They kept fou^ or live servants. Mrs. Alvord Is said to have told friends that owing to his posttion in tho I1 bank, Mr. Alvord was nble to obtain tips d which enabled him to mnke $40,000 to s $50,000 a year over his salary by operating on "Wall street. Boasted of Her Husband's -..ps. * Hho Is said to'have boasted that her husband's tips wero so straight that he nover lost a cent In the street and ?1 ways mime it gain. The First Notional Hank Is considered one of th?? strongest financial institu- v Hons in the city. George F. Bakor, its (1 president, Is also president of the clear- v ing house. William II. Heed Is tlio cashier. The directors nre Gcorpre F. J inker, Fisher A. linker, William 15. j, Heed, Hnrry C. Fahnostock, William n Fahnestock, F. Jj. Hlno and James A. Garland* The bank has ft capital of ? 5ioo,ooo. 1: DOVENER IN HARRISON. Secelving Great Ovations at All of His Meetings?Bepublicans Sanguine of a Large Vote in That County. Jpccl&l Dispatch to tho IntclHconccr. CLARKSBURG, W. Va., Oct 23.? Congressman B. B. Dovener In his tour >f this county, this -week is arousing ;reat enthusiasm and is receiving grand receptions and ovations wherever ho ?OG0. He opened his campaign Saturday afernooa at Romlne's M12I?, the Demoiratlo stronghold of this county, vhere fully flvo hundred people gava llm or rousing reception and wefft leeply impressed with his able dlscuflilon of the issues. Monday night, an equally large and snthufllastio audience greeted him at Lumberport. Tuesday afternoon, tho Republican rally at Sardis in honor of Captain Dovener, was.the most multl;udinous ever held in that stronghold >f Republicanism. To-night ho adlressed tho citizens of Salem. Hla 'rlends are sanguine that ho will resolve the largest vote this year evef jlven him .in this county. SMALL-POX 3reaks Oat Among: Nogroes on tho -Short Line Railroad?Under Rigid Guard. Special Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. CLARKSBURG, W. Va., Oct 23^-One mndred and sixty-seven cases of imallpox arc reported among tho colorid employes of the Short Line Railroad it \Vallace. A strict quarantine baa >een established and somo forty special guards, armed with "Winchesters, have >een sent out from here. Two of thoMe vho were exposed at the camp returnid this city, where they are under rigid fuard. SECRETARY LONG SPOKE U Martinsburg to a Very Lafga Number?A "Boy Orator" Present. Special Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. MARTINS BURG, W. Va., Oct. 23.? Jecretary of the Navy John D. Long, ?ol. William C. Amos, of Denver, Col., mown as the "boy orator of the Rocity fountains," and Thomas P. Barret, of jpartansburg, addressed a monster Re>ublican meeting in the court house In his city to-night. The meeting wd9 " Ulr?d to nverflnwlntr find mnnr worn urned away by the crowd. Thomas P. 3arret presided over the meeting, and n a short speech Introduced Secretary ^ong1, who Bpoke for a half hour, folowed by Colonel Amos In a lengthy md able speech. The latter was fornerly a resident of this city, and was ;Iven a rousing reception. 3ramblott Trial Progressing Slowly, Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer. STEUBENVILLE, O., Oct. 23.?Tho 3ramblett murder trial Is progressing' ilowly. Only two jurymen have been iecured so far, and the original panel a exhausted. A special venue of sixty vas drawn to-day. SECRET REVEALED. ttystery Surrounding Transmission. Of Chicago Board of Trade Quotations Dispelled. MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 23.?Tho nystery surrounding the manner Jij vhich the outside brokers and comirtialon men were able to secure Quotations if the Chicago Board of Trade from Aurust 1 to October 10 was dispelled tolay, when the testimony of Chicago telgraph operators and electricians wera lied In the United States court. Tha ecret was revealed by Oscar M. Stone, n an examination conducted befora Commissioner Harper, in Chicago. In irlef, it is to the effoct that the quotas ions were secured by a Bystem of mesengers who went to various backwards and tickers and got the quotaions. Then they hurried to a conva neni leiepnone or eine to a piaec wnora ignalllng could be done. Then an operator In a room opposite a La Salla treet broker's olttce, with the aid of a leld glass, read off the quotations aa aft as they were posted to an operator residing at a telegraph Instrument Itt his way the Chicago and other quotations were furnished to various cuatomrs in Chicago and outside cities. Mr. Stone refused to reveal the system f signals. They were the product art lis brain, he said, and valuable. Thfl ilgnals were worked by men In the aleys by a combination of the pointB of he compass. The system did not work roll on fractions. George F. Hoyt corroborated iht itatements of Mr. Stone concerning the elephonos and the signals. Stone eased operations on October 10, tha late of the Injunction. RIOT OCCURS Jetwcen Negroes and Whites?Reign of Terror Exists A Number of People Shot. HYNDMAN, Pa., Oct. 23.?A riot ocurred here at 2:30 o'clock this afteroon, In a restaurant near tho Baltinore &Ohlo depot, conducted by "Wills Caves, a negro. Adam Shroyer, a fhlte man, who was sitting at one of ho tables, cheered lustily for Bryan nd angered some negroes who word resent. Knives and pistols were drawn nd an effort was made to kill Shroyer ml,his young son, who were nearby. A core of shots were fired, but no one .'as hit. A reign of terror exists. The aloons have been closed and Sheriff Jutes, who has been sent for, will be ere to-night with a posse of deputies. The negroes employed on the Baltimore Sc Ohio Improvements hore were aid off on Monday and .have been runk and disorderly ever Blncfr. ihootlng and rioting in daylight and ommlttlng robberies. Last night G. I. Staub, a Nova Scotlan, In charge of Cetcham & Company's stables, was hot and died soon after. Two Italians rcre also shot and seriously wounded. : Weather Forecast for To-Day. l!*or Ohio. Western Pennsylvania and V*ost Virginia? Fair atui cooler Wednesny: Thursday fair; fresh northwesterly rinds. Local Temperature. Tho temperature yesterday as nhnnrved y C. Sohnonf. dnmnlat. rrtmer ml Fourteenth j?tre?'t*, wn* an foJlowa: ( " ?> 72 I 3 p. in ' 73 a-vm "i j>. m ' m * 711 .Wc4thec??)uag'^