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COMPLETE MARKET REPORTS Evory Possible Precaution Made to Secure a Fair Drawing. EACH DISTRICT SEPARATELY, El Reno, July 20. The Commission ers In oharge of tho drawing at tholr first conference made a formal, an nouncement of their plan. Under these a platform was erected in the ctreet upon which the drawing com mences thin morning in full view of all present, Envelope! containing the names of all reentered applicants were placed in two boxen, one for each land district. These are large enough and so con structed and mounted, as to permit a thorough mixing of the envelopes. The envelopes continuing the names of all who have registered are now, 9 a. m., being brought to tho platform in paokages consecutively numbered. A corresponding scries of numbers will be placed In a receptacle, from which thoy will be drawn out at ran Join. Tho package of envelopes bearing tho first numbor drawn will be tho first one to bo put In tho drawing box, and well distributed, when another number will bo drawn and nnothcr pinking of envelopes distributed, and this course will be continued until all of the envelopes have bocn placed In' tho boxes, after which the boxes will be revolved for a sufllclont length of time to lusuro a thorough mixing of the envelopes. Thcso boxes will be so constituted that Ave men can bo cm ployed In the drawing at each ono of them and tho order In which thoy will begin at each box will bo dotcrmlnod by lot. The first envolopo drawn will be number ono. Will bo at onco opened and tho Identification slip which It contains will bo given a cor responding number and the names au residences which appears upon the slip will bo publicly announced. This -course will bo pursued, numbering each envelope aud Its contents con secutively until twonty-Uve numbers Lave been drawn from ono box when an equal number will bo drawn from the other box In a Blmllnr manner. This course will bo pursued until ,1100 names have been drawn from each box, when, if tho committee deem it best to do so, arrangements will be made for drawing simultaneously from each box. After tho names have been drawn and announced thoy will be recorded and a notice prepared to bo mailed to the ones whoso unnio Is drawn. The drawing will proceed In this manner until every envelop In both boxes has been drawn out. El Reno' Rake off. El Reno, July 30. A conservative estimate made by a local banker puts tho amount of money loft by homoseck rs In El Reno during tho registration at 81,400,000. This Is pur capita for the population of the town. This banker figures that thoro have been 140,000 strangers hero and that they have left an average of $10 each, stay ing two days each and spending $5 a day. Eiplailon In Tannel. Cincinnati, Ohio, July 30. Ry an ex plosion of gas at the new waterworks tunnel eight men were seriously hurt and three narrowly escaped. There was an explosion of firo dump gas In the tunnel when eleven men were working there. Of these three saved thomhelves by diving Into tho water on seeing tho flames. The other eight were badly Injured and the damage to the tunnel was considerable. After Ticket llroker. El Reno, July 50. Tho city council passed an ordinance making It a mis demeanor to sell or transfer, or buy a Bon-trunsferrable ticket to any place on any of the roads running out of the lty. A number of pcoplo had pur chased the tickets and had been taken in by tho brokers. Tho members of the council thought It tlmo to take a hand In tho matter and tho man who is convicted of Infringing on the or dinance will bo fined not less than 850 And Imprisoned not less thun 30 days. 1'ropoied Ilal. New York, July 30. Tho basis of settlement of the steel strike Is a com promise, concessions being mado by both Bides. The terms, it Is understood- will be as follows: The non-union mills to be continued s such. The strikers to recede from their demands for a signed scale. The tool company to pay same scalo in union and non-union mills. AU mills to be open to men with or without .union cards. The company will per iffllt organization when they desire. , Tea TbouMDd Women. ! El Reno, July 20. Miss Langton Blackford, of Washington, D, C, a re lative of Captain Sawtelle at Fort Reno, was the last person to register . booth No. 2. It is estimated that 10,000 women tare registered for claims at El Reno nd 3,500 at Lawton. The number of women alone would take up all of the laims in the reservations; 101 woman registered at El Reno, the last day nd probably the smallest number at any time during the registration. AFTERMATH AT EL RENO; Al Greens Fromoted Modooa Hlttg Land Office rinlabed. El Reno, July 30. Colonel A, R. Oreen received notloe that he had been promoted to be special Inspector for the seerotary of the interior, lie has held the oftlce of chief of the forestry division. The promotion means more mouoy. The homeseukers now In El Reno from various states organized a procession and paroled the streets. Kansas had 1,600 men in line headed by a half dozen of the famous Modoc Club who sung their songs. The crowd insisted upon their mounting boxos which they did and tho singing went on for some time, Speech-making followed, Governor Richards load ing off. The government land office will be ready for occupation in a few days. Tho workmon are rushing things ai fast as possible and tho quarters for the clerks, register and rocelver will bo ready by the time the peoplo begin to file on their lands, Dried fruit on Tree. Kansas City, July 27. 1'caches In orchards around Kansas City are dry ing up on the trees. Troes are well loaded' with the fruit, but for a month the only transition has been for the stono to grow. At present there is nothing between the skin and the stono. Apples are a total failure. At Weston, the Morris-Powers distillery Intended making applo-brandy, It was reported the applo crop would be an entire failure, and similar reports come In from Jackson county orchards, l'lums have yielded well, but a curious circumstance Is that tho flavor Is sour, even of the sugar plums. A I'uyinniter Robbed. Manila, July 30. The robboryof tho paymaster's safo at Santa Cruz is sup posed to bo tho work of soldiers. It appears that Major Cauhy who was' paying the troops In tho Laguna dis trict left the safo in the guard house and that while It was there tho thieves succeeded In extracting its con ton ts. Oon. Chaffee has sent the chief of Manila detectives to Santa Cruz to In vestigate, tho affair. Chief l'aym outer Tower was not, apprised of the robbery until Informed of It by a representa tive of tho Associated l'reBs, Kidding Churclmaof lluniellr. Richmond, Va,, July SO. Tho J loth meeting of tho liaptlst association Is in session hero, and is grappling with tho problem of ridding tho churches of liquor dealers who are members. The question came up at the opening bos sion and provoked a warm fight. Tho association, two years ago, de clared that it would withdraw fellow ship from any church retaining in Its membership mon engaging in thu trallle. Tho oldest church In the Btato refuses to expel four of the most wealthy members, and prefers to with draw. Heavy Rain Some UalL Lamed, Kan., July 29. Pawnee county has been visited by a heavy rain accompanied by a high wind and severe olectrical disturbance, leaving tho city in total darknoBS. At 8:35 o'clock p. in., on Friday It was es timated at least an inch of water had fallen within an hour. At Garfield a station eleven miles west of hore, two and a half Inches of wator fell togeth er with a hall storm. Rook Island Will Ilulld. Kansas City, July 20. Tho Rock Is land railroad, which at present uses tho Union Pacific tracks between Kan sas City and Topcka is reported to have made arrangements to build a line of Its own between the two points, the road to bo completed within a year. Six KlinU by Cruiy Mnn. Leavenworth, Kan. July 20. Michael Kelly, an Insane man, at tho olllce of tho Robert Uarrett Lumber Company, shot six people, killing one, probubly fatally wounding another and more or loss seriously wounding four others. Ho was himself finally killed by olllcers who tried to overpower him. After a year In the Topeka asylum, Kelly was released. He had boon act ing quecrly again, and had declared that ho would kill the live mon who had sent him to tho asylum. The Kaiser a Peacemaker. London, July 30. The rumor as to early peace negotiations which has pervaded the house of commons for some days has taken the more definite form that Emperor William is soon to assume the role of peacemaker. Mr. Kruger and his advisors aro considered willing to take the Initiative In order to popularize his relations with the German people, who disapprove his friendship for Great Britain. Some' thing is on foot, whether Emperor William is In it or not. Total Number 107,000. El Reno, July 29. The total number of homeseckers registered at El Reno and Lawton Is 107,000. This will give about one chance in thirteen for se curing a farm in the reservations; 3,850 persons registered at El Reno Friday, the smallest number any day of the registration. The registration at Lawton reached 533 according to official reports to Governor Richards. This makes a total of 30,691 for Law, ton and 130,315 for El Reno. Three people came too late to reglstor. Russian and British Ministers Sat isfied With Arrangements, FINAL PROTOCOL IN SIGHT. Pckln, July 30, A complete and full agreement has been reached by the re presentatives of tho powers, Tho Rus sian government has signified its in tontlou of not further preying tho question at present of the eventual In crease of the import customs duties bo yond five pur cout (the present figures), It Is agreed that In cuso tho revonuos of China are not sufficient for the pay ment of Interest and principal, the powers are to examine the revenues and detormlno what changes aro nee osNury In order to supply the deficien cy. The Imporlal maratlmo customs aro to bo Included In this arrangement. The British minister Is satlsflod with this arrangement and the whole ques tion of finance measures is therefore settled. The 450,000,000 tales, consH tutlng the Indemnity are to be convert ed Into gold at tho equivalent of tho tael value on the first of lust April. Jn case the Import duties aro subsequently Increased the free list will have to be abolished except for cereals, but It la understood that that compensates will In that case, will bo asked for, probably for the financial participate of China in improving tho water ap proaches of Shanghai and Tlou Tsln. All tho other principal points of tho negotiations arc uow settled and It la expected that the rosults will be sum marized in the final protocol within two weeks and that all of tho powers will heeoino signatories. in connection with the Indemnity payments a question has arisen wheth er the United States government will take its share of the bonds to be Issued by China in American gold or pounds sterling, Tho disposition of this gov ernment Is to take the money in the form that will be tho least burdensome) to tho Chinese government and In the Interest of uniformity It is probable that tho payments will bo inntle in poundssterllng. Pall Hack on School Lamia. El Reno, July 27. Many of tho homeseckers aro preparing to lease school land if thoy aro not successful in tho drawing. There are hundreds of farmers In Oklahoma who have made good money In leasing school land and tills has Inspired tho pros pective settler to try for a lcaso In caso he Is not successful in the drawing, There will ho opportunities of leasing Indian lands and the settlers will bo numerous in tho new country outside of thoso who do not secure homes In the drawing. l'rnlrlo Fires. Guthrie, O. T., July 211. A big prai rie fire raged all day three miles north of this city, but Is under control. Hun dreds of acres woro burned over with the consequent loss of fences and out buildings. The continued drouth makes tho pralrlo grass a powder mag azlne and tho least spark starts the flames. Much complaint from this source comes from all parts of the ter ritory. Important Liquor Decision. Fort Scott, Kan., July 20. Judge Walter L. Simons, of tho district court, rendered a decision of great importance to tho peoplo of Kansas. Ho held that tho law of 18S7 providing for Injunc tions in liquor cases, has not been re pealed by tho Hurrcll law of 1001, and that a private citizen can verify tho petition, it not being necessary for the county attorney or attorney general to join in the action. More (las In Allen County. Moron, ICaas., July 20. The Moran Gas and Oil Company, which has bcon prospecting for gaa at Moran has opened up a well with a flow of gas estimated at 5,000,000 cubic feet of gas per day with a rock pressure of 320 pounds. Moran Is in Allen county. Three years ago two wells wero sunk and some gas found In each of these, but not enough however to pay to pipe, Nothing has been done since then to dovclop the field until this discovery was mado. Caney Loae It Caae. Topeka, July 30. The board of rail way commissioners decides In the case of the Commercial Club of Caney against the Santa Fe Railway Com pany. The club asked that the rail way company bo compelled to glvo Caney bettor freight and passenger ser vice. The board found that the Santa Fe does not own tho Caney branch but operates It under contract from the Missouri Pacific. Tho relief asked for by the Caney Commercial club was not granted on that account American Author Huit Leave. St. Petersburg, July 29. A high Russian police ofllcor called upon Geo Kennan, the American author and lec turer at his hotel Thursday evening, and informed him he must leave the country before 10 o'clock Friday evonlng. Mr. Kennan was not allowed to leave his room In the interim, but he was courteously treated This ac tion by the Russian authorities is taken under tho law giving the minis. tor of the interior authority to expel undesirable foreigners. HEAVY LUMBER FIRES. Spare of Twenty Mock of Lumber, Mill! And Residence Swept. Davenport, Iowa, July 27. Fire laid waste an era of saw mill and residence property hore equal to twonty ordinary city blocks, and caused loss of 9700,000. The flames started in some big piles of kindling wood belonging to the Rock Island Fuel company on the levee. A brisk brcezo carried tho flames dlreotly across the immense lumber yards which were soon a seething masses of flumes. The spread of the fire was so rapid that tho workmon baroly had tlmo to desert the yard, some losing their coats and dlnnor pails. The ilamos pushed their way into the adjoining resldenco district, closely sottled with middle clnss homes, of an averago value of a few thousand dol lars cuch, from which tho occupants escaped only with tholr lives and the clothing on their backs. Ovr fifty houses wore thus burnod, some of them tenements, resulting in a hun dred families being rendered homeless. The flames spread on the north to the grounds of St, Katherlne's hall, a boarding school for young ladles, which was saved. The I'rli Claim. El Reno, July 30. J. It. Wood of Weatherford, Ok la., is No, 1, in the Lawton land district, and MIhs Mattle II. Heals, is second. Miss Heals Is em ployed at tho telcphono oxchango In Wichita. In tho El Rono district S. A. II ol comb of Paul's Valley, took first num ber, and Leonard Lamb of Augusta, Ok,, took second. There follow In tlio Lawton district tho names and numbers: No. 3, W. S. Laws of Langston, Okla. No. 8, L. A. Stlbbleflold of Dunbar, Okla. No. 10, C. C. Doss, Shawnco, Okla, No. 11, A. Roquomoro, Yellvlll, Ok. No. 12, A. J. Kinder, Cheney, Kits. No. 13, C. S. Tyler, Ponca City, OklaT No. 14, C. 11. Wilson, Navojoe, Ok. In the El Reno district No. 3 Is Frank Round, El Reno. No. 4, Calvin Cburch wcll, Chlchasha, I. T. No. 5, Chos. Williams, Norman, Qklo. No. 0, Olllo M. Rogers, Cordell, Okla. No. 7, E. C. Primps, Wutonga, Okla, No. 8 A. J. Phllhar, El Rono. No. 0, John L. ltrown, Culdwell. No. 10 J. Schulor, Weatherford. General Wood Coming' Home, Havana, July 30. Gonoral Wood was taken on board tho steamer Morro Castle. Ho expressed hlmsolf as boing quite well and wanted to walk aboard tho vessel, but tho doctors Insisted upon his being carried on board on a portable cot. Deep sympathy was shown by Cubans of all classes upon his departure. Tho Morro castle Is due at New York today. After II I K Money. El Reno, July 30, Somo of the men familiar with the topography of the new country expect to make big mon ey locating successful homesteaders on choice lands. A. II. Cobb, ono of the members of the government surveying corps, that ran tho lines In the new district, says he will mako at least 810,000 In this way. Ills; Fire In Knnim City. Kansas City, July 25. The building and stock of tho Kansas City Huggy company, at Ninth and Wyoming streets, in this city, are totally destroy ed by fire. Tho loss is $80,000; fully covered by Insurance Tho company omploycd 135 men. I Hod Fork Oil Is Fine. Red Fork, I. T., July 20' Professor Do llarr, of tho university, has made a test of the Red Fork oil. Tho fluid tested 03 por cent coal oil. Tills is about tho best that any oil ever tested. Rrofcssor Dellarr says tho oil is of a very fine quality. Tornndo In North Dnkota. Fargo, N. D,, July 30. A heavy rain and wind Btorm prevailed over a good part of tho state. The greatest dam age Is reported at Tappcn, 135 miles west of Fargo, where it amounted to a tornado. A church, a Btoro and some dwellings and somo barns wero blown down and tho Northern Pacific depot was unroofed. Wires wore down for somo hours, and crops in tho path of the storm, which was several mllos wide, were destroyed. Five Hundred Kelndeer. Washington, July 30. Lieutenant Bcrtholf, who was Bent to Siberia to purchase reindeer to use in Alaska, reports that ho has purchased 500 door for 13 roubles each, and has the pros pect of securing 100 more with a thousand next summer. Ho asks for money to charter a - steamer at Vladlvostock to take the roindeer to Port Clarence. It Is hoped that the ateamor can reach Port Clarence by tho last of August The price of the deer Is about 80.70 each. Refused King' Medal. London, July 29. During a presen tatlon of medals by King Edward 32 non-commissioned officers refused to attend the ceremony because their pay was In arrears. They have addressed letters to King Edward pointing out that they cannot receive medals while their wives and families are some of them starving. Their claims vary from 03 to 127. Some of them allege that thoy have had to pawn their earlier medals to procure food for their families, Act of Congress a Higher Authority Than Treaties, NO INTEREST IN THE CASE. El Rono, O. T., July 29, Arguments of the application of Lone Wolf, and othor Indians for an order enjoining the federal government from opening tho Kiowa, Comanche and Apaohe re servations to settlement, were hoard before Judge C. F. Irwin, of tho fedoral uprcme court. Judge Irwin an nounced thut ho would make his deci sion known this morning at 9 o'clock. Tho drawing of homesteads Is set to begin at that hour at El Reno, Gov ernment officials have already said that the case will not interfere with the opening, J. W, Scothorn, assistant United States attorney, representing the government, argued thut the court had no jurisdiction to restrain cxeeu tlve officers of tho fedoral government from proceeding under an act of con gress. He argued further that a treaty with the Indians had no more stand ing than a treaty with a foreign na tion, and thut the latter could be broken at any tlmo. Any law enacted after the abrogation of the treaty would, bo contended, control in any Issue that might arise. Tho injunction case attracted no at tention. Thoro wore only a dozen per sons in tho court room bosides tho at torney. None of tho Indiana inter ested in tho injunction suit woro pres ent Kama! I Short. Topeka, July 30. The appropriations for all purposes for the fiscal year end ing June 30, 1002, aggregate 83,010,647, and for the fiscal year ending Juno 30, 1903, 83,022,507. Tho legislature also placed a limit of 82,000,000 a your upon the board's lovy which is not enough to cover tho appropriations mado by the legislature. Of course thcro are certain fees collected ty tho various de partments of state which revert to tho general revenue at tho closo of tho fis cal year, but thoso will not meet the doflcioncy. Tho total amount of fees for the fiscal year just closed approxi mate 8275,000. It is unlikely In view of tho crop shortage that tho amouu will bo larger for tho ensuing year. Tho aggregato assessed valuation of property, as returned by the various counties was 8311,000,210, but this amount has been raised by tho equali zation board to 8303,150,045. Tho lovy of XM mills upon the total assessed valuation will raise an amount which nearly reachos tho 82,000,000 limit fixed by the legislature. Revlvul In Japan. Son Francisco, July 30. Three women liaptlst missionaries have arrived hero from Jupan and roport a great revival there among all denom inations in that country. They say the work has been inaugurated and carried' on principally by tho natives themsols'os and tho wave has spread all over the country. In Toklo alone there have been over 0,000 inquirers. The Japancso government has shown the utmost kindness to foreign relig ious workers. Oiling the Bight of Way. Albuquerque, July 24. Tho Santa Pe is not only using oil as fuel on its linos west of Albuquerque, but Is also using it to sprinkle the tracks with, thereby keeping the dust down and making the trip through Arizona deserts a pleasant one. Tho cost of sprinkling tho track with oil amounts to about 830 a mile. The Santa Fe has already oiled about 1,500 miles of Its roadbed. Stamp Tax on Large Deed. Washington, July 29. Commissioner of Internal Rovcnue Yerkes has de cided in tho matter of tho rate of tax on conveyances of real property that conveyances, whore the consideration or value is 82,500 or less aro exempt from tax and that amount Is to be da ducted from the value of all convey ances whore the consideration or valuo exceeds 83,500. Sorle of Karthquake. Salt Lake, Utah, July 30. A section seventy-five miles wide through the Nevada desert from Deoth, Carlln, ex perienced a series of heavy earthquake shocks. At Elko. Nev., the shock was uniiftuallv sovere. The hltrh school bounding, a big new brick edifice wos badly cracked toy the violence of the rlhratlona and other buildlnars were slightly damaged. The earthquake at this point was proccded and followed by rather remarkable meteorological phenomena, being preceded, witn op pressive hoat and no movement of the air, and followed by vlolont wind and heavy thunder and rain. General Rail In Kansas. Topeka, July 29. Gonoral rains throughout Kansas have caused at loast a temporury break in the drouth. The rains caino too late to be of ma terial bonoflt to tho corn, but will re sult In replenishing stock water and giving new life to tho pasturos. The scarcity of water in some of the small er cities had become a serious problom as thero was not enough of it for or dinary drinking purposes. The first rain In Topeka on Friday afternoon lasted for an hour. Kanaa City. OATTI.E-TIeavy I 4 M HtylHCliolcietohottvy 5(0 (ft WHKAT-No. J hurd ft (JOHN No. Mixed... il A I s 6 t t:i Mi 14 B0 14 BO It lUY-Choloe timothy A i.'holoe pruirlt. ....... .... m miTTEH mi EUUS Tnj Chicago, VTlviqi - n t. , a , i.i-ij til j, uaru ... u OOltN-No;. BIKfi tn'4 r2 UA13 JMO, J, Kg St Loul Lire Stock, iieevks a no a HTOOKKHH A KERDKIW... 8 W 4i HOUTUHltN BTUUKti Dill ii Cotton. Upland LIVERPOOL 4 13-3M NKW YOltK SUo OALVKSTON Wichita Grain. Clous. WHEATPm L" T0Utty B 71 4 IS Quit fin. Y'dsy. tuiy 11,4 MKX fl UH t a July Sept OS B7U 07V OttN July My S8?ATS " Jnly 82 Hcpt a.i'4 say 32 ' Wichita Live Btook. HOGS IS 13 Chloago Lire Stock. OOODTOPRIMH 15,111 (! COWS A HK1KKKH li Hi lit STOCK KKS A KKKDKH8,,, 8 M (is TKXASFED UEKVKa 8 00 54 UOUa ft Go 5 0 4 All 4 ,U 4 60 6 ID THE LATEST NEWS IN BRIEF. The tolegraph line to Dawson will be completed on August 1. The uniform temperature in Mam moth cave is 55 degrees. Think of it. The congressional delegation to the Philippines arrived at Gibraltar July 23. There woro in Kansas City on July 22, eight deaths from hoat and 13 pros trations, Six deaths and nineteen prostrations from heat occurred in Kansas City on July 24. Politics In Hawaii now centers on tho proposition to annox the Islands to California. Th tvlltA nt )n atnal n.li kiva raised tho price of the plate from 20 to 30 per cent. A heavy general rain fell in the Mis sissippi valloy in Minnesota and re lieved the heated spell. Tho Orient grading gang which has been at work in Emporia is now at work in Chnse county. During a heavy rainstorm at Chilli cotho, Mo., several buildings wera damaged by lightning. The hoat on Saturday, July 20, beat tho record in nearly all the states ex cept on the Pacific coast. Fruit and produce dealers of Phila delphia recoivo many orders from suc tions of the middle west. A big dry good 8 sloro in Sioux City, Iowa, was burned by a firo started by iho sun In a show window. There wero sovcral peoplo injured. In tho U. S. court at Omaha the city of lleatrlao Is held for tho payment of bonds which wore issued In excess of the statutory percentage limit. The striking machinists and car builders of railroad slinps In New Jer sey want to roturn to work In a body but are told that they must apply as Individuals. Tho appelate division of the New York supreme court declares tho law invalid which forbids parties other Iban authorized agents to buy and soil railroad tickets, ' A water spout at Cisco, Texas, washed away ton mllos of tho Texas Central railroad. An engine wend through a bridge, and engineer Thos. lloono was killed. London, streets wero flooded by rain and hail with Incessant lightning. The water entered buildings over sldowalks and tho underground railroud trains were stopped by water. The Chicago and Alton has been un able to scenro sufllciont water for Its engines and much freight has accumu lated In Its yards. A Tennossoo friend of Pension com missioner Evans says that Evans would be glad to give up his olllce but will not leave it in tho faco of the fight be ing made against him. Ottawa university Is to have a new $15,000 building to contain a chapel room, four recitation rooms and three society halls. This is in addition to tho new colloge building. An Egyptian boat, supposed to bo 4,500 years old, was dug out of the bottom of tho Nllo and shipped by e press to Now York, whence it went by rail to the Carnegie institute at Pitts burg. It Is about 20 feet long. ' In St. Louis there was reported 40 deaths and 75 prostrations from heat during the 24 hours ending at 11 p. m. of July 84. Seerotary of State Caleb Powers, of Kentucky, will have a new trial by order of tho court of appeals. Tho trial will probably occur in October. Ricevlllo, Iowa, has boon practically wlpod out bv fire. Pettis county, Benton county and tho cities of Carrollton and Kansas City, Mo. , report good rains on Mon day, July 23. On Sunday all Missouri observed tho governor's proclamation to pray for rain. "General" Jacob S. Coxey, apostle of labor, is at the head of a now steel corporation, being the chief stockhold er of a plant just starting at Mount Vernon, Ohio. He says he supposes he will have trouble with the unions.