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.~~~~~~" ... . .·. ' + - " ,"' ." . .":.. ++,.+ + . .... i:- .. . . i++. - - . .,• ,:.<+:.+.". Z ,,q;+,,.:+: , ,. AUST"ALA HAS ONE L RlCA "::: I ···; "''i" 1 ITHUSIASTIC CITIZENS CHEER FIGHTING MEN Three Thousand Sailors Parade the Streets of Sydney, Amid Storms of luzzs. Sydney, N. 8. ,W., Aug. 21.--Sydney wee aglow with life and color today and surging thousands filled the streets as never before, for this was the day set for the oMcilal landing and for Australia to publicly welcome the hone and sinew of the visit of the fleet, the officers_ and men. No more triumphant entry of gal lant vessels into a port was ever wit aessed than that of yesterday, when tie warships pushed through the haze *t sea and' steamed majestlically past the headlands, crowded with a cheer ing multitude. Today the Australians had an opportunity to see the men who brought the ships in safety thus far on their voyage around the world. From Farm Cove; where the landing ocaurred, throughout the length of the line of march, the crowds gave enthusiastic welcome. Large bodies of men from all the ships were brought ashore in launches. They numbered close to 3,000. In sections they march ed to the outer domain, which ad joins the' botanical gardens, and form ed upon alloted spaces fronting the reception pavilion. Then came the ad mirals and their staffs, who landed ashore on the east side of the cove, where a guard of honor from the Brit. ish naval forces was drawn up. They were met by the prime minister, Al fred Deakin, and the other ministers LUSITANIA MAKES RECORD VOYAGE CROSSES THE ATLANTIC IN FOUR DAYS AND FIFTEEN HOURS. BOAT SET SWIFT PACE Big Liner Made 650 Miles in One Day, and Smashed Three Oean ,Records in Her Trip From Dante's Rock to Sandy Hook Lightship. New York, Aug. 20.-The Cunard liner Luisitania' finished a 'ieafattioal run across the Atlantic at 9:30 o'ock tonight and when the oflecial figures for the trip became availkble, after the liner had anchorediottaide tie ba- r . or the night, It developed at -the bigt turbiner had not only lowered all rec ords for. the tranea-tlantic voyage, by nearly, four hours, but that slie had al ,so broken three other records. The oMlcial timing of the Luisitania placed her off Dantes Rock at 11:30 o'clock last Sunday. ' Steaming abreast of the lightship at 9:30 tonight, she had made the passage in just four day. and 15 hours. The beet previous rec ord, made by her, was four days, 18 hours and 40 minutes, her new per formance lowering the previous mark by 3 houirs and 40 minutes. On the whole trip of 2,718 miles, the Lusitania made an average speed of 25.05 knots an hour, a new record, the previous one being 26.01 made by her on her record trip last November. The third record broken is that for the greatest - day' run-650 knots to noon of the 17th-I-h which she also set a new pace In steaming an average of 25.46 knots for the 24 hours. The day's runs to noon of each day as given out tonight were: Sunday 210 knots; Monday 050 knots; Tues day 631 knots; Wednesday 62 knots; Thurday (to noon) 610 knots; and. from noon toay to 0:80 tonight 246 kmots. BOXING CONTEST PLANNED. Scientific Athletic Exhibition Will Be GIven in Laurel.. Matt Brock of Cleveland, Ohio, and Kid Carroll ofRe4 Ioe are tched for a, ten round boxing e i in ai the opera houes iin Laurel tomorrow night. Johnny Mathews o.f Bhladel. phia and MUMdiaLw ' of veport, Ia., will bo p elmna. Alp ments haivee" a to sivto 4 on the t ea > stop tLas I ref to bz $ at B op who maytte. of the commonwealth, the premier of New South Wales, and his ministers, -the Lord Mayor of Sydney and mem bers of the corporation. Rear Admiral Sperry, commander of the feet, inspected the naval guard, and then, with the others, was driv en to the reception pavilion in the do main, where he was greeted by Lord Northoote, governor general of Aue tralia; Sir Harry Rawson, the govern or of New South Wales, and the milli tary and naval heads of the colony. The scene was a brilliant and pict uresque one. The grand pavilion was surmounted by a great golden eagle, glittering in the sunlight, and the curv ed balustrade were inscribed with the names' of the. American states. The stands surrounding the pavilion seem ed almost buried with flags, bunting and evergreens. These were occupied by federal and state ministers, the members of the va rious branches of the legislature and government officials, many of whom were accompanied by ladies, whose gay. costumes furnished vivid patches of color. B.eyond the official encloqure, mass es of spectators grouped beenath wide spreading trees. Glimpses; could be had of,the harbor in the diseu n (Coautae4,n Fourth Pje.) CHILDREN' 6BURh MOTHERS WERE AT THEATEI WHEN DISASTER CAME. FATHERS AT WORI Older Girls IMake Brave Effort to Re. cue IBabiee, But Lost 'Dreotion ir the smoke and Are Fatally .Burnes as a Result. Colfax, Wash., Aug. 20.-Six child ren are dead and two burned so ear icouily that recovery is doubtfruliat the -. W. Schults ranch, between (..olta and Palouse, resulting from a tire which destroyed the come about 11 o'clock Welnesday alght... Four of, the -dead children are those of Schultz and two were the chiloren of. W. W. Fox, a brother-in-laW. The men were away harvesting and the mothers were attending a theater party at Palouse. The two eldest Schultz girls at. tempted to rescue the children, but 1 st the way' to the door and' were forced to drop the babies to make their own escape. The cause of the fire is a mystery. LOUIS COLEMAN DEAD. Pioneer of Montana and Colorado Dies at Deer Lodge. (Special to The Gazette.) Deer Lodge, Mont., Aug. 20.-Lewis Coleman, postmaster of this city, and a pioneer of Montana and Colorado, died here today after a long fllness. Mr. Coleman was born at Germantown, Ohio, in 1842. He went west 1860 and mined in California gulch, Colorado, that year. In the. fail of 1861, be en listed- in the Third Colorado infantry. At Fort Leaveworth. he was trans iferred to 'the :ý8cod' Colorado caival ry and later was tran.erred to the quairtermaster's department, serving to tliS end of the' war. RECEPTION TO BRYAN. Busy Day Planned for the Commoner In 0 . i hol . ., Des Moines, A 2. 0.- busy d, has Nen .planned for .W 3 Brae in Des Holeit ,tomorrow °i!i $-peot ed that hewiwll have gree d 'fully It tee; thousan dl peo$iý ýore be day endse. He will arlve inavh morning at 7:30 o'eloek on the Rockisland and nme4lately wilbreakfrst with prom iaent Demqcrats as the guest of ,May o, A; 3. 'Mathis; of Des Moines. I ¾ f.r4 Aso. 1i ,=r .i , 4"a __ _ _ ________Roger. R in Now Verk Herald. BELGIUM TAKES OVER THE CONGO KING LEOPOLD RELINQUISHES OWNERSHIP TO THE COUNTRY. STS TO BE PAID 1Mqey the . ied Soere ii Has Bo row.ed .on ~;the ..Unfortunate State "Gbi'antee'dy DeI um-Ne is to Get $1,000,000 on the Side. Brussels, Aug. 20.-The chamber of deputies today adopted the Congo treaty by 345 to 244 votes. The Congo treaty bill passed its second reading 9 to 48. The ministry has not yet announced whether it will resign as a result of this failure of the chamber to endorse Belgium's responsibility for the Congo department. The passage of the Congo treaty by the chamber means that the annex ation of the state to Belgium is now practically assured, as the senate and King Leopold are ready to endorse the bill. The personal rule of King Leo pcld in Africa is now drawing :to a close-in the "future he, will have noth nlg to do with the state which is to be administered by Belgium-and the hope is widespread that there will now be an end to the strocities in this part of the world, which for years past has been a subject of bitter complaint by humanitarians all over the world. The situation regarding the annea-n tion of the Congo Independent state was thrown into a great confusion last year by the action of King Leo. pold in withdrawing the control of the crown domain, the richest part of the Congo, from the regular Congo admin istration In order to prevent the pass. ing of the domain to Belgium, should annexation be consummated. This ac tion was bitterly resented by the friends of annexation in parliament as a usurption of Belgium's ntural her itage and the opposition became so great that in February of this year King Leopold ohanged his attitude on this matter and agreed to abandon the crown domain and the crown foun dation to Belgium, stipulating that Bel gium should not only assume all the Congo obligations, amounting to $21, 000,000, but undertake also to continue the king's share in the Congo's reve nues during his life time.' Belgium was required specifically to respect the concessions granted to two American rompanies in 1906, in which Thomas F. Ryai.. interested. The atlpula tions were embodied in the flinal draft ofr the t'reaty. Congo's veaSes are charsed with the iollorng annusial allowances: Twenty-four `:thousand dollars to Prince Albert, son; of the count of Flanders, brother of. King Leopold; $15,000 to Princess Clementine, the king's third danuter andas an especial token of gratitude to's le ing, the sum ofa $10,000,000 in 15 annual ointll meats, for his e is n onstrtint. iqss-it pitals and schools a.d forwa rding ad entific work in Africa::, " Furthermore, B ium'at expend the sum of 49,00000i. work- o which contracts alre ve been (Continued on Fifth Page) ONLY" GO0 IS IS Co0MMDED FEDERATION DOES NOt ENDORSE ANY iPOLITICAL.: PIKTY.. REPORTS CON DERED Many Change. Made inCst n ti n Guarantee of* Ba)rk Depi ai ' En dorsed-Presld nt Fairgrleves a.d Executive Committee EniIorsd." The Montana ,State Federation of Labor yesterday commended Presi dent Gompers of the. A. ..or L., for his activity in behalf of working men, before the two great national conven tins, but failed to endorse any po litical party: or any special candidate as had been urged by the presiident of the national body, who is eupporting the Democratic ticket, contenting it self to urging the .union men 'to study the situation and vote for whsever they deemed the best friendB s, the toilers. The resolution was a compro mise measure on political action and was unanimously adopted. • , The fourth day's session. -de.e voted entirely to a ooneider s ti o committees' reports. The conusntion was called to order at 9 o'clook by President Donog ue and Rev. Tuke;of the Episcopal, church made, the opean ing Drayer. A report of the committee on oR cers' reports, whiiih was adopted,corm mended den Preident'alrgrieve sand the executive council for its actions I set. tling the Bell Telephone strike and in affiliating with the American Federa tion of Labor. Iý referred the plan to print a labor journal to a spealcorna · mittee to be appointed later. The auditing coimmittee reported a balance of $681.60 in the general -fuie The -report of the resolution commit tee, which recommended favorable :a tion on endorsing a bill providing for the licensing of. plumbers, and- for the creation of a state board of plumb ers, was adopted. A report of the same committee suggesting :a refer, ence of labor conditions in Milei' oity to the incomling executive committee was also adopted. Changes in Constitution. Consideration of the report of the committee on, constitution occupied the entire -afternoon. The portion adopted call for the abrogation of any laws that, may not deal the same with capital and labor; the removal of un Just tehnicalitier:delays, dclimina tions in the administration of jstce the enactment of more striniest laws protecting men engaged in .inigs transportption pr n manufacturing; en, dorseq the lpo tal savings iaM, sug gests the etablfshmnent of govern ment depositories, favors. the nationali and state guarantee, of bank deposits; protests against the contract 'ystem on public works and demands that minimum wage clauses be inserted in all contracts; designates the dutiesr andpay of thepresident. secret~r;and aecutive comamittee, and withdraws tie declaratioa of opposition on the part of the federation to thl present , system of banking. The changes the convention, refus 4Oumle aei aes lnbrth Pah., TAFT RALLY TO BE HELD TODAY BIG CROWD OF VIRGINIANS WILL VISIT HIM AT HOT SPRINGS. FORAKER'S POSITION He Has. Not Seen Asked to Parti-i. ::' pate In the Campaign, for, the Reasp on That' HeO-pposed the Polices of Pretl.ide Rooievelt. Hot Springs, Va., Aug. 20.-"After the first week of any speaking cam pagn has been gone through with, and one finds 'himself as it were, talking without difficulty on all of the varl oSe subjects of discussion;,do not think there is anything- more enjoyable than making at least: one speech a day." This utterance by Judge. Taft today "presents ' his attitude toward cam Spaigning. _ He added that in the 1904 campaign' he' made speeches during a six weeks. tour of New York and New' England and "I enjoyed every minute of it." Whien askedsif it. would not be a poe. sibility that a change miht be deed 'ed upon 'lnRthe annoauncelppt that he "would..otlv Cl the campaigl'M lraft rijz nth "Of coume, there Is. iothing to pre vent a' chansi of these plan ia' Mr. Taftadmitted that perhaps the strong reason for the official apounce 'ment that he should remain I blsana. tive city was to forestaill th deluge of applications' for, his p prsence i various apin ot the coiuntry, but these applicatioditaie coming lust th same. ILAny changekof plane 4fectn the candidate, however, it was stated, was a matter of entirely with the national comumittee: That 'Mr. Taft ii- entirely willing to 'accommodate himself to anything, but a whirlwind campaign, as, he, put it, was, made plain.. "There is no harder work," he add. ed, "than 'making hurried: speeches from the- rear end of a train and I doubt if such work is effective." Hot Springs is in readiness for the Republican rally tomorrow. Colonel 'Brown Allen, of Staunton, made a final inspection, of the. ball park, as chair man of thewarrangements committee at the: close of'the 'day, and placed hiM approval on'what had been done. Col onel Allen's estimate of the crowd to come- includes 8,000 from the Shenan doah valley, a thousand or fifteenhun 'dred~ from 'the James river, division, from Richmond another thousand,ean from .Highland,' Bath and Allegheny counties twelve to fifteen hundred more. Robert Mather of the. Rock Islandi railroed, reached here .today_ and paid, his respects to Mr.'Taft.. Judge D. D. Woodmansee, judge of the common pleas court $t;Oinclnnati, president in '1896 'fori the National League of' Republican club andb cousin of an old'friend of Judge Taft, was an arrival today and&gave out an interview regarding the decli of the. Ohio state comittee not to it Senator .!raker'to speak at the gp lug ofr the "campain at Youn sowain September 5, in which he said: "Asidel firom hent fact that we have (lone Mius ca Furth Pam) ACCIDENTAL KILLING AROUSESSPRINGFIELD For a Time Yesterday, It Looked as Though There Would be .More Riots Springfield, Aug. 20.-Springbid was inflamed tonight by a report that Rolla Keyes, 17 years old, who testi fied before the special fury when that body indicted George Richardson for an alleged assault upon Mrs. Mabel Hallam, had been shot by friends of the accused negro. 'Before the rumor had spread far, however, it was learn ed that the shooting was accidental, the wound having been inflicted by.a bullet from a revolver belonging to a companion of Keyes. The boy is so seriously injured that he may not re cover. Accordingsto the story frst told by Keyes' compaionse, Harold 'McLaugh lin, 14 years old, and Chester Brown, 16 years old, the bullet struck Keyes while he was fshing in the Sangamon river near the city water works, three miles northeast of here. They assert. ed that they had left him for a few moments and that when they returned they found him wounded. This was the version which was posted on the newspaper btilleti boards about the city. Instantly crowds began to collect, and the ex citement was increased when th' po lice ordered removal of the notices. he actwas ,interpret an attempt on the art of the . a tes to con ceal thetrue facts, bo to minimize the possibility of a renaw l of the Ido cal race r f TO TO VENEZELA IT WILL ,BE PRESENTED BY GER MAN MINISTER AT CARACAS. DOES NOT WANT HELP No Other Power Will Join With the Netherlands in a Demonstration Against the South American Dic tator-Full Text of Castro's Note. The Hague, Aug. 20.--The govern meat of the Netherlands' has no In tention of giving out the terms of its ireply to President Castro of Venezu ela until it is delivered in CaraOss, through the German minister here, who is watching Holland's interests; in Venezuela. The subject. has been mooted by some politicians that other powers, naving claims against Vene. zuela, will join Holland in united ac tion against the republic. This, however, does not meet with favor here and no such suggestion from any other power aus officially reached the Hague. Washington, Aug. -O.-The Ameri can consu. at Puerto Cabello has sent to the state department the com plete text of the note from the gov. e. nment of Venezuela to the govern ment of Hollandl breaking off diplo matic relations. The note states that because of the injuries Minister De Reus has causes the republic and its government for the omlsazon of sa lute to the Venezuelan flag by the ;ruiser Gelderland, the government of Venezuela found itself in the unenvi able position of declaring to the gov ernment of Hollana that sa Iqong. a due satisfaction and roparation were not given "for its injuries and griev. :ances which the note sumsin up, it would not be possible to contmue friendly relations otween the two cop.tries. HILGER IS OUT. Announces, Candidacy for Lieutenant Governorship. (Special to The Gazette.) Butte; Mont., Aug. 20.--Davi er, a well known banker. town and one of .the prom pt the state; has form his candidacy for t l t o the lieutenant ` 4Ff bp n the Democratic te When the fresh bulletits a.m. however, and the true sto~ 'he af. fair became known, the tii te g~adually subsided. Parental in8fluence causee 'I k .UI Hn and Brown to contes the Iete. The former's father found the glsto, with the only loaded chamber `dis charged. In the ,buggy'' in which the boys had driven to the water works. Wheni confronted with this eidec the son admitted that he was A~r - the revolver when it whs ia rd.s He repeated this to an Aes-oed: Press correespondent tonight. He soo not explain how the revolver was di. charged, and said that the bo .,on epcted the first story because they were frightened by the accident Keyes stood: by his companions after they had brought him-to to ;ehospital here, and told Dr. 8. U. Uuaueng, #he attended him, the verslon a.reed upon during the drive back to towa. The physician found that the bullet had pierced Keyes breast and ranged up ward into the upper lung. ii,'..... Because of .the excitement caused by the firstreports of the acidenat ex tra precautions were take by Colonel Moriarty and Colonel Forman, :in4a: mand of the two military . ecionsuof ,the city, to prevent the "gatheria of crowdsa, The members of. the' ptol Q OR 4 A CHICAO RIOT WHITE ANMD BLACK MlEN EN GAGE IN OG'RINMAAE. A NUMBER ARE HURT White Laborers Refuoed to West with Negroes, alows Followed Not: Words and Police Had to .s Called to Quell a RiOt. Chicago, Aug. 20o.-- a fikt te' tween white and blac dok laborers;? employed .on the Western ,a. sit conwany'gp oke toda, ive;m wn tInjured. Some of te, t hit.e ites r ed they would not wo rk. mmess, n ndroek Quit. This the latte tot ad to do eand a quarrel ensued beten:' High, Brady, white, and .Lus Hiaw kins, colored. SThe negro drew a knife and stabi bed Brady in, the ~ neck ant te , whereupon the fighting ,Became gen eral Bricks and clubs awere used: freely. Te trouble' attracted the at tention of white and negro, tiiborers employed a' short distance away by the 'Lehigh Valley Transportation company and they ran to t.e Beene and took sides with the combatants. Two patrol wagons rwere to the, docks. Hawkins was arrested. SEATTLE SELECTED. National Editorial Association to 4e There Next Year. St. Paul, Aug. E0.-Practicaily all of this session's business of the Ne tional- Bdtorial assocltion wasa lnsh ed today when Seattle was chosen Us the 1909 meeting place. Wen it was-, seen -that Seattle would win, the lb.; ledo delegates moved teat' the of Seattle be made unllsq ma. - ' The following officers were President, Will H. wood 'Texas; first v N. Poineroy, Chas ond vice presiden teslan, 8. 0.; F. Parrott, seare cl*lo s +lI General A. C 4 .7awelgtlce iiin e - of, the mo rning aqssqM