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TJi** thrrmnnvt rr ranged as followß at
",'iw Time* n:i;«v» y.-tor.i.iy : fi A. M.. 77; 12
tl midnight, 72. Average, tt.i.
voL^ia. no. ir>s
But the Fight For Third Place Will Be
Fought to a Finish.
File State Committee Meets and Elects Temporary
sWamsoh will heartily support ticket.
There Is No Cut and Dried Programme to Go Before the Conven
tion — The Platform Will Xc a Concise and Strong Document
and Deal Only With State Issues — Daniel Receives
An Ovation — Lively Scenes in the Hotel Cor
ridors — Pollard or Glass Will Be
Permanent Chairman.
(Special from a Staff Correspondent.)
MuKKGLK. VA . Aligusl ■ •- ■
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surrou is the ■ 1 I ■■■'■ ;ill xhv
candidate bj fightlnj rd lor the hon
The State Commltie( met at the Slon
tJceHo Hotel to-nlehi ■ :: -' : •• • "• '■'"■'
Senator W. j' Barksda le, ol "■ ■• ■■
Sscretaiy, Colone] Jo eph Button, -of Ap
o . . .- , [cations- '■ ■• ■■' '■'
U* C ' w. rd Actlv< . oi :. : lunond,
... , .... t ne plßn oi party organization,
recently- ; Ji - ■ ' ' • !•■<•..-..
■■: ■ lioi
Thi ■ <••■ ! was without a featuse, and
■ .• ' ; • ...... tt -was the fin il
mi :: "■ '• ■ aa '■'■'•''• ' x ' mor
Bciibis . a " ' ■ ' '■ ■' ■ ■■'■ ■"■ " : !v:: ''
Wight, w«re i inly mi ra ••■ I ■■■
execut v- present
Benat - : ' rtin re. but has not been
In pubUc ■ • ■ ■ * attend the
"!». T- .— f tl '• . '. ' ■ ' Conimittei iv< re on
■ ■ appear tr. «->o any eul
, . ,-. irs( ■;..-. ; . •. . ••• ■ con
; ' ':"■ :' ' ,/'. ; ':. ! |
thouj a the* Twfly vri ■ i em '■ ss
t haa •■■■.•■■■ ■ •■ ; ■ Senators I 'n;i- j
lei and • ■ ame In late (■■-: ■ it and
will be ;■!• tninent ■ ires In lh« conven- j
THE CH \; i:m a xsiiir.
EJvery mov« looking to Uie election of
B pci :•■ ■■ • ■ chairman hai round Unn.
i ;•■■•■. : : ■■• . trd, \' ■ ■ Mi • : ' :ss may
fl« ai ■■ the lion «r and i apture It The
.iviS-rd bacOtcrs are entliuslas.ltc and
■believe he will be the man. though h«
'hue done but little in the matter hlm-
Urrii. The chairmanship oi tlic Qommit
i'* on Resolutions will k c| In all probabil
ity to Hon. B- WaJton Moore or Ck>ngi-ess
maa W* A. Jones. No suggestions have
bi^-n heard as iv the other two chairman
Chairman Ellyeon will ciUl the great
oonventiom \o order promptly at j:^"'i in
Armory JTall, in the presence of the as
sembled chivalry ana Intellect of the did
Comm ivrt .lib, u:..i without any extend
ed remarks, will present itev. Ciul E.
Qrasnmer, of Xorfolk, who will ask di
vine blessing i:pon the Important delibera
tions of the body. The temporary ofii
c»r» selected to-night will then take
cha.r?r<- ;:a.l aftfer the speech of Chairman
BjtrtodaJe, tho> reports of Beveral dis
tricts will bo iv.sd u.'Jd adopted.
Mr. Montague will bo nominated by
Oal. Gc--o. C ra.bf.ll. Jr., the brilliant
youivg leader from Danville, an.l second
lag npfttcln-}) will be made by Messrs.
W. P.. Riemards, of Front Royal; IJoyd
T. Smith, at Northnmberland, and others.
There is wrae doubt to-night about Mr.
BwastßOiTs iiame being presented, but
in the event it i.«. the honors will be
don* by his long time friend, Secretary
foscph T. Lawless. Then will th<- Jash
ing young Fifth District Congressman
a;jpoa.r and Immortalize himself !>y bow-
Ing gracefully to Tb.- will of the majority
and endoising Attorney-Grcneral Mon-
Lagne, the beau ideal of tho X>emocratic
masses of the State. If tins plan works
out. it will afford ;i brilliant scene
Onn of tho most Interesting items Is
the annouacomenl i!!:it Mr. Swanson
will Kail for Europe with Senator Mar
ton f>n August 21st aii-i will remain
aliroad liadl Oi-!i>.»s<^r Ini, when hr will
return t>^ t?tk« t!'.t» stump in dead earnest
[<tr the ticket which win be placed Sn t!ie
fl^ld 10-mb߻w. Mrs. Martin and' Mrs.
Sw;uv«t>» will accompany Uk ir husbands
Th<« fight for the second place sppms
.veatJetl. though Dr. LeCato's friends
will ko-n 1 lifi battle up to Lhe end. lion
H. Walbon Moore will name Col, \Vil
lard and Congreseman .! »nes •»::; do the
lu>norF for J>r. LoCato. Congressman
iHc>"d will second Col. Wllllard u-.-.n other
KtfOorMTing BpeeohCa Will !-<• :::,-, ! ; . for both
SDelcfiratc Allen Capcrton Braxton. v.hoso
rod lwUr and splendid oloQuence arc ex
pected to contribute to th<> success of
Major Anderson, is on the Ground and
r««u!y to perform his duty. Congressman
Rlxey. of Culpepsr, ■ will name Senator
j«>ffri*B; Mr. E. J^e Trinkle, of Wythe
viil«. will Co toe bor.ore lor Judge \v j i -
AUBMt jthil* tha JU.rr» o£ Judjte KoUert-
0 fiicers.
" = ." ri . Mill ho presented by Mr. Roy B.
Smith, of Roanoke. Seconding 1 speeches
v '"' '■ made for all by prominent leaders.
It is noi known who will nominate Cap-
rhen appears to be no probability of
the convention completing its work be
:'ore Thursday evening.
The -Montague (iei.gai.--s from the Sec
ond iMstrict conferred to-night and se-
I< ted live members of the State Com
mittee to be voted for to-morrow as fol
lows: W. W. Key. Norfolk city; \V. ( J.
Pritchard, Norfolk county; Dr. J. F.
Bryant, Southampton; J. M. Curtis, New
port News, . :;>1 George A. Sanop, Surry.
Captain Dey is the only members of the
I n si ::i committi •■ • ndorsi d.
Dr. R. S. PowpH, of Brunswick, the
"Uncle Sam" of the House of Delegates,
arrived to-day leading the Anderson men
from Brunswick, all of wh m, save four,
are ''•'■' ; !>" Lexington man. Colonei
Tom Scott, another picturesque states
man from Charlotte county, is on the
ground shouting lor Major Anderson
The Mecklenburg delegation' met to
night and decided to vote thr- seventeen
delegates from thai county for Anderson
as a unit, and the "Lame Lion's" sin ngth
nas !• •■• n considerably augmented by other
1-. ent developments.
Colonel John W. Richardson arrived
here from Richmond to-night. He said
Commonwealth unless that <•• i vere
r '- ■■ '■■'!' his by th, Constitutional
;■.•■ ■ ■ Most of the candidates have
had a flatterinc day. but the headquar
ters ol Messrs. I»!v,ntague, \Villard, Ander
son^and Jeffries have been thronged with
enthusiastic supporters since early this
' : ' ; ' ; " :! '•• evidences to-night of sweep
■;: ■ ■ and thi re will
■';:■' jp c Sl scraps in s-itn,. „| iho
■■ i_ ' ' '••' ' tim s to-morrow morning.
„'■'■' ' : y -'''*■"■ of the breakers, have
"isappeared in the Third District light
four ir y'-'y '-' '■ :: '">:" >:: '' P e °Ple are claiming
'".■'' •' '■■■'■' ■■' the new members. They
■■••' a «n as certain the election of Me^sis
Harwood and Lynch, of Richmond; Kas
le>vof Henrico, and Winston, of Han
! ': V'V J tl T" |)r " !i;ii ' !>! >- not fight Sena
tor , ogbill from Chesterfield.
Mr. Scott arrived to-night, however and
his fr^. Mr. Horace G- Buchanan ° al
Jejrould fight them to a finish and win
v'i-m . yl °I" <>; ' mch ™ on *< will
will In that Sldt^amrS'rmembTrs
■ ssion. it may b,> just the opposite and
may wind up with a hot contest \VaK
fights are expected in the Second Sev
en h. Ninth ,«d Tenth District, while
;-,v^ i; , probably be less trouble in ul;
.Co^ervatism and good judgment will
h.'o- tAoi.- I* oonventi «n. according to
a » 0 "- «««««* Public
r.n,..nt S Uu;od a of I ko^ 1 T f^*J-
border aia ?, .^t
(Continued on Second Page.)
Anxious Inquiries Concerning Will
E, Spencer, Who Came Here
Three Weeks Ago.
A telegram was^ received in this city
last night from x\w y orK making in-
TuMi,.. concerning Will E. Spencer, of
that eltjr, who came here three weeks
aeo, bu» wlH^has not been heard from
since Ausust sth. In his correspondence
with friends in New York he gave no
Kicinnond address, but had his mail ad
dressed to general delivery, postoffloe
There are now at that place seven let
tors, one posta] card and a teJegram
Xono oi his mail has been called for
since Augdst <th. The delivery clerk
thinks the person who c;tiled for the
i)i.:ii upon the last occasion w;ls a small
man. while the description of Air
Kpenc< r is the reverse.
Jr.- is described a.s being tall, weigh-
Ing about 300 pounds, slightly bald and
with Slightly gray moustache.
In his last U-ttor to Xew York he said
he had been suffering with the heat. Ho
uid j;.u register at a hotel, nor has he
linen treated at the local hospitals.
Mr. Pettit. of the. St. Claire Hotol.
said last night, that a man answering- th'
(K-BcrlpMon came Into his office several
Anyu .!«.) mid asked that a. draft on a
v. i-s.iur.irt en baak for $5 be rj sh,"4i Mr
Pettit could not rash the draft, as th<
mnii was :i stranger. Ife said he had
lost some money and needed funds. The
man wore a prolf suit. When Mr. Spen
enr was last seen ho wore a black suit
and a black soft hat.
Captain S. W. Martin Next in Line For Pro-*
motion to Major.
(Spoclnl Dispatch to Tho Timoa.)
PANVUvLI-:. VA.. Aug. .in.— The first
H."nna club was organized here this vieek
with J. B. Stovall, a former candidate
for Congress on the Republican ticket, as
president. Tho object of the club is to
promote Mr. Hanna a.s the coming Presi
dent if the T rif. (1 States.
Tho resignation of Major Martin, of the
Seventieth Regiment; leaves Captain S.
AY. Martin, of this city, as next in line
for promotion. Captain Martin has hern
petitioned not to accept the office, and
the company is much excited to-day. Part
of the men desire the promotion, while,
others object.
Alabama Convention Reconsidered Section o f
Judiciary Committee Report.
(By Associated Pri-ss;)
MONTGOMERY, ALA.. Aug. .13.— The
Constitutional Convention to-day, by a
vote of 52 u> 50, reconsidered the section.
of the report of the Judiciary Committee
referring to the abolishment of district
solicitors and tne creation of county so
licitors instead.
At times the passage-at-arms in the de
l.ute were exciting and of a personal na
Texas Legislators May Aid Steel Strikers
(By Associated Prcsi.)
AUSTIN. TEXAS, Aug. 13.— A resolu
tion was introduced in the State Legisla
ture | _day Pledging moral and financial
support to the steel strikers a id requiring
members to contribute oni :! " P 1 '■' '■'-■•
of their salarj to aid thi strikers. Jho
resolution went over until to-morrow.
Highly Gratifying Reports From
Committees and Special Rates'
Fare Secured.
The Carnival Association met at the
I rooms of the 'I. P. A. last night, to re
ceive reports of the various committees
that have been at work for some time. In
the absence of President Meyer, who
went to New I'ork last night, and A ice-
President Harwood, who i.s in Norfolk,
Mr. L. V.. Morris presided.
Tho Advertising Committee reported
that much progress had been made with
their work, and that besides other meth
ods of advertising the Carnival. 141 m-ws
papers in Virginia and North Carolina
were carrying "ads." or" the "Week of
The Amusement Committee's report
stated that the great Bostock shows had
been engaged and that many other feat
ures would be secured.
'ii;.- Booths Committee reported that a
large Amount of spac ■ had been taken
un on Broad Street, and that more would
bo taken within the time intervening be
tween this and the Fair.
The Electricity Committee's report said
that an elaborate scheme for '.'electrify
ing-" Broad Stri ct bad been worked out.
The Industrial .:nd Trades Parade Com
mittee reported much progress, and stat
ed that the greatest display of the kind
ever c,!,> :l in Richmond would be given.
The Press Committee's report showed
that much work had been done; that a
Press Day would be arranged- for, and
that press headquarters would be estab
Director Benson reported that t.ie rail
toads in North Carolina had agreed to
rates fur live days and those of South
Carolina for three days, and asked the
board to fix the date upon which the
tickets should be issued. It v.-as agreed
to have the sale of tickets in both States
to begin on October sth.
The thanks of the Association were
extendrd the Virginia Railway, and Elec
trical Company, the Passenger and Power
Company, tho railroads and the Standard
Oil Company for offers made them, and
it was decided to meet hereafter, until
further notice, every Tuesday night at
S o'clock at the T. P. A. rooms.
The stockholders" meeting that was to
have been held yesterday afternoon at
5 o'fclock at headquarters. No. 1111 East:
Main Street, was postponed to this after
noon at the same hour and place.
Broadest Consideration Must be Given Their
Demands Says Mr. Crane.
(By Associated I'ivss )
LONDON, Aug. 13.— At to-day's session
Of the South Airican Compensation Com
mission. Newton Crane, counsel for the
American claimants, made further repre
sentations regarding the claims of nine
men, who wore expelled for complicity in
the plot against Lord Roberts.
Major-General Sir John C. Ardargh, rep
resenting me Foreign Office, read docu
mentary evidence from the military au
thorities, including a letter from Lord
Kitchener, to the effect that United States
Consul Adelbert S. Hay had been invited
to visit the men in prison, and had de
clined to guarantee the integrity of U"iese
nine or their worthiness to be allowed to
Mr. Crane, in setting forth the position
of the. American Government at the close
of the hearing, said that, wuh two excep
tions, Groat Britain had made no expla
nation of the arrest or deportation of
American citizens, He denied the right
of deportation, either in peace or war, un
til evidence had been taken of an in
fraction of tno law or hostility to the
Government. The United States would
not be bound by any narrow, legal ruTe
as to the damages, but expected that the
broadest consideration would be given to
the demands of those of her citizens who
had been . improperly arrested and de
It was no excure to say that they had
been given full soldiers' rations and travel
accommodations. The. American claim
ants' were not soldiers. They were sub
jected to brutal physical suffering and
must have compensation.
Operators Will Resist Cut.
(Py Associated pregi.j
i'ALL, RIVER, MASS., Aug. 13.— 1t is
announced that the requisite number of
spindles, namely 1,750,000, have' been
pledged to the agreement of eot
the 3d of September. In face of this po
sition of the manufacturers, the opera
tives are forming to resist the cut. Their
declaration that they will not accept a
reduction Is most jpositiva.
Skinned Passengers and
Wrecked Safes.
Held Train Two Hours and Then
Took to the Bottoms-
Seven Men Ha\e Been Arreited, One is a
Section hand, Others Young Men
Living Near Scene oi Robbery,
Expres» Companies Claim
t o Have Lost
(By. Associated r^-is.)
DENISON, TEXAS. Aug. 13.— Missouri,
Kansas and Texas passenger train No. J,
southbound, was held up at Caney Switch,
I. T., at 1:30 A. M. to-day by five men.
Two miles north of Caney two men crawl
ed over the tender with pistols in hand,
covered tho engineer and fireman nti'i
commanded them to stop at Caney. The
men were joined by three others and a
iiisilade of shots fired alongside the train
thoroughly alarmed the crew and pas
Caijey, where the robbery occurred, is a
.-■ii!.' track ■;• miles north of Donison.
It is in the Choetaw Nation, Indian
Territory, and the population surrounding
the station is only 125. The train docs
• not stop m Caney except on signal. As
.the proper e:y:i:;.l was given the; engineer
whistled his reply and the train slowed
down for the stop. Instead of thu hurried
signal to go ahead, the engineer and fire
fan were confronted by two men with
masked faces. About tho same time the
bxpress messenger and the. mail clerk
were communicated with through the
closed doors of their cars. The robbers
shot wildly and then told the messenger
and clerk: "Open up here, and don't be
too slow about it.'' From within came
no response and the robbers then called
out: "Open the door, or we will blow it
up and blow you to hell:" There was no
response to the second call, and the fir
ing again began, fully twenty shots be
ing discharged.
robbed passengers:
Still there v.-as no response and the
throe men prepared a small blast of dy
namite against the. car door. In the
meantime the shooting bad awakened the
passengers. Tr|a conductor, brctkeman
:;::<t porter ran through the tr:;in and as
they called out: "Its a hold-up." the pas
sengers tried to hide their money and
valuables: The dynamite was at last
exploded. It was a small charge and
was Intended more for a fright than for
anything else. A large blast of dynamite
was prepared and exploded. This tore
the side off the express and mail cur.
and the robbers leaped through the open
ing and overpowered the messenger. He
was ordered to open tho .safe, but he
could not, as the combination was at the
end of the run.
The robbers then put a charge of dyna
mite to the safe and blew it open. They
demolished the safe, but secured only
Sl.ro. as the money had all been left at
Muskogee,- to be picked up by the "Kan
sas City Flyer," which runs through the
Territory by day. The messenger and
clerk were forced to assist the bandits
in their work. Every mail pouch was
emptied and the mail considered valu
able by the robbers was taken. Then,
with Postal Clerk Tully holding an
empty mail sack, the robbers went
through the coaches and robbed every
passenger. They secured ?^SO in one
coach. A negro who refused to give
up his money was severely beaten. The
passengers were compelled to throw
their valuables into the pouch. The ex
press company says that it lost nothing
and the conductor estimates the passen
gers' losses at about $100, not counting
the jf-welry.
After the work was done, the robbers,
who seemed to enjoy the situation, sat
around and laughed over the matter. The
whole affair was carried out without a
hitch, and it is believed that the ban
dits were old hands at the business.
After holding the train two hours, the
robbers left, going east into the dense
bottoms. The trainmen cut out the
wrecked car anil ran down to the Caney
Station, where trTey notified the offices in
both directions. Within two hours posses
of United States marshals, with blood*
hounds, were on the trail.
The express company claims it lost
nothing, and Conductor Dolan estimated
the passengers' loss at or about $200. The
country surrounding Caney is gridironed
wiu'i telephone wires. and # 'f the robbers
leave the bottoms they undoubtedly will
be arrested or killed".
Men Believed to be the Bandits are Run
• Down in Short Order.
(By Associated Tress.)
DEXISOX. TEX., Aug. 13.— James N.
Davis, deputy marshal of Colbert, I. T.,
arrived here from the scene of the rob
bery at Caney. The following men had
been arrested on the charge of commit
ting the robbery. Said Mr. Davis:
"E. C. Richmond. Bob Alford, George
Brown, John Gibson, Tom Edwards, and
.Tack Barr. These men were arrested at
Caney and taketi to Atoka this morning.
The "operator at Caney, when he heard
the shooting, suspected that the train
was being held-up and. put out the light
in the depot and telegraphed to Atoka,
eleven miles away, for officers. AVithin
two hours after the robbery bloodhounds
had, trailed these men to their homes.
"We found the wet clothes identified
by passengers as that worn by. the rob
bers. We also found three masks and
found in the fire box of the cook stove
when the arrest was made the shoes of
the men arrested. The tracks were
measured and fitted the shoes exactly."
This afternoon the men were given a
hearing in Commissioner Ball's court at
Atoka, and their bonds were fixed at
$5,000 in each case. They could not give
bond and were remanded to jail.
There were two men connected with the
robbery who rode away on horseback, and
these have not been captured.
Postal Clerk George F. Tulley this eve
ning finished straightening out the regis
tered matter taken out of pouches and
said to the Associated Press representa
"There is practically no loss on the reg
istered packages. There was a consign-
Mont of ?-1,000 worth of stamps for the
bostofflce at Sherman in the pouches that
were sealed, but these the robbers did not
Seven Arrests Made.
(F.y As.«o.-i".t.-il Vr.-ss.)
FORT WORTH. TEXAS, Aug. 13.— Seven
men have been arrested in Caney Bottoms,
charged with robbery of the Missouri.
Kansas and Texas train. One is a sec
tion hand. Tne others are young men re
siiliner near-by.
Part of the plunder has been recovered.
Stereotypers and Elcctroiypers :May be Made
Separate Organizations.
(Br Associated rfM.)
BIRMINGHAM. ALA.. August 13.— At
to-day's session of the forty-seventh an
nual convention of. the International Ty
pographical Union (President Lynch sub
mitted a supplementary report regarding
the joint ownership of the label, as well
as the opinion of the attorneys of the
International Typographical Union to
the effect that joint ownership of tiv:
label is a legal impossibility. In view
of recent criticisms of the affairs of the
Printers' Home at Colorado Springs.
Trustee rMcCafferty asked for an investi
gation, which request was submitted by
President Lynch.
A report of the Luvs Committee look
ing to the practical separation of the
stereotypers and electrptypers from the
International Typographical Union was
then considered! The committee made no
recommendation. The proposition pro
vides for complete autonomy' of the ster
eoty-pers' and e'ectrotypers' trade in the
district union and those employed in con
nection therewith. It was debated at the
convention last year.
During the afternoon Frederick Driscol.
commissioner of the Newspaper Pub
lishers' Association, addressed the Inter
n:\tional Typographical Union in behalf
oj'the newspapeF publishers. He con
grratulated the delegates upon the estab
lishment of tho principle of arbitration in
settling differences arising under con
tracts between the publishers and their
employes, and advocated the further ox
tension of the principle to all matter? of
diuerenee which might arise, especially
referring to tho periods covering the ter
mination of old contracts and the execu
tion of new agreements.
He referred to the fact that no strike
or serious labor disturbance had occurred
during the past year in the offices of the
publishers connected with the associa
Vessel That Was Sighted Afire Probably Not
the American Siiip.
(By Assoclatfid I'ress.l
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 13.—Reinsur
ance on the American ship Roanoke, now
out sixty-one days from Norfolk, V;;..
for San Francisco, has fallen to 15 per
cent. Nearly a month ago a vessel that
resembled her was Sighted on fire and
the underwriters at once offered 45 p-^r
cent, to reinsure the vessel and c.-irgo.
Since then it has been almost definitely
settled that the burning ship was not
the Roanoke.
Wreck on James River Division With
This Result— Aged Lady Dies
From Shock,
Engineer S. D. Trevilian was killed and
Fireman J. E. Hawks and Brakeman L.
K. Moore slightly injured in a collision
that occurred late yesterday afternoon on
th-i James Kiver Disvision of the Chesa
peake and Ohio Railroad near Norwood.
The body of Mi-. Trevilian and the two
injured men wore brought to this city on
a special train which arrived shortly be
fore 3 o'clock this morning. The remains
of the engineer were taken to Christian's
undertaking rooms to be prepared for
burial. Mr. Hawks, who is a single man,
was carried to the Retreat for tho Sick,
while. Mr. Moore was taken to his home.
No. 10^3 West Gary Street.
A peculiarly sau circumstance in con
nection wiih the distressing accident is
the sudden death of Mrs. Powell, the
venerable grandmother of Mr. Trevilian's
wife. Mrs. Powell lived with her son at
No. 200 South Pine Street, next door to
the home of her grandmother, and wlis
about eighty years of age. The news of
the killing of Mr. Trevilian completely
unnerved her, and she died within twenty
minutes from the shock.
The Chesapeake and 'Ohio authorities
were unable to say what the cause of
the collision was, as the telegraph wires
were not working well last night. The col
lision was between the first section of No.
1)3 and the first section of ~S, and occurred
at mile, post No. 11— S. D. Trevilian was
the engineer on No. O.">, -with J. E. Hawks
as fireman, L. K. Moore as brakeman,
and J. M. Tyler conductor. J. W. Jewell
was engineer on No. 7S, and John Jenkins
the conductor. Fourteen empty cars in
No. 95 and a loaded car in No. 7S were de
railed. The engines locked together, but
did not leave the track. Wrecking trains
were soon on the scene, and the track
will be open this morning.
Mr. Trevilian. who was killed, lived at
No. 202 South Pine Street. He leaves a
wife, but no children. Ho had gotten out
of his cab and was struck by a wrecked
car and instantly killed. Fireman Hawks
was considerably scratched and bruised,
and brakeman Moore received a cut in
his back, but neither was seriously in
jured. Dr. Ross, went up with the spe
cial train and treated them.
A Thousand Dollars Left io Episcopal Mis-
sionary Society For Work in Virginia.
(Spccia". Dlspntch to The Times.)
PHILADELPHIA. PA., Aug. 13.— JHelen
V. Joskins, in her will, probated to-day,
left $1,000 for the Domestic and Foreign
Missionary Society of the Protestant
Episcopal Church for work in the Dio
cese of Virginia. She also left 51,000 for
the Mercer Memorial Home, in Atlantic
Telegraphic Brevities.
ST. PETERSBURG.— In spite of the
discriminating duty against the United
States, a shipload of rosin has just ar
rived here from Pensacola, Fla.
NASHVILLE, TEXX.— Exceptions to
assessment of their propery In Tennessee
were tiled to-day with the State Rail-
NEW YORK— The grand jury at the re
quest of District-Attorney Philbin to-day
Indicted Police Captain Thomas J. Dia
mond on the charg-e of neglect of duty -as
a public officer. The charge was the fail
ure to report Lena Schmidt's disorderly
house. The maximum penalty is one year
Imprisonment or $500 fiae, or boUi.
So Declares Mr. Holls, of
Court of Arbitration.
No European Power Wants War Any
More Than America.
Jealousy in Commercial and Industrial
Circles of Our Economic Progress.
Our Claim oi Control of Is
thmian Canals is Cor
dially Recog
(By Associated Tress.)
LONDON, Aug. 13.— Frederick W. Hoils.
United States member of tho Interna
tional Court of Arbitration, at Tho Hague,
who is in London, after prolonged visits
to St. Petersburg, Uerlin and Vienna,
sails for New York August 15th.
Talking of his impression between the
European Powers and tho L'nited States,
Mr. Holls says: "Although my trips were
of private and professional character,
I have had the opportunity of seeing lead
ing statesmen, publicists and Interna
tional lawyers. From all that we have,
heard we believe that the prospect >v'
peace among the great Powers could
hardly be better. No European Power
wants war any more than the Americans.
Nothwithstandlng all appearances to the
contrary, public opinion is to-day the
greatest European Power. Of course, it
would be folly to say there is no longer
danger ot' wax, for popular excitement
in any one quarter may vp sil t ail cal
culations. Still, tho existence of a per
manent tribunal to decide international
disputes, the well recognized economic
breakdown which war now means for
all belligents; the lessons of the Boer war
and the frightful fiasco in China, all
these elements are working powerfully
"The present feeling in Europe regard
ing the United States cannot be charac
terized in one phrase. 'That it fs not
everywhere friendly must, I fear, be a>l
mitted. But this Is not strange. The
strength and prosperity of the great
Deaceful 'unmilitary republic" is not pleas
ing to its opponents and critics of our in
stitutions. There is natural jealousy in
commercial and industrial circles of our
economic progress. But it should be r -
memo< red that governments of all forms
are averse to having their foreign policy
dictated by theorists or even by exporters
and manufacturers. Any policy which
eveii seems to be dictated by class instead
of by the highest interests of the whole
people Is doomed to failure by its inher
ent weakness. Hence, [ believe it is a
long way from commercial jealousy and
the excited articles in the press about
tho "American danger' to political or even
economic hostility. The talk about a com
bination of the European Powers against
the United States is fanciful and imprac
ticable. They have greater causes for
quarrels among themselves than any of
them has against the United States. All
talk to the contrary in parliaments and
in tho press is. in my opinion, merely a
cover for an increase In tariffs by the
particular Powers. Of this we certainly
cannot complain. It vindicates our own
policy of protection. Moreover, it Is a
question whether it is not even desirable
for US, for it will Compel u.s to adopt a
policy of reciprocity which ought to be a
permanent benefit to the country.
"I feel confident of on-; thing, whatever
may be the attitude of particular govern
ments or classes, the mass of the com
mon people in Europe, not only In Eng
landi but on the continent, are suffering
from various domestic causes. They re
gard us as ever their best friends. They
view the increased prestige and pow;r
of the United States in tho world of p-.1
itics with hope and delight. They recog
nize our new position as a guarantee of
peace and progress.
"Whatever objections are raised to our
assertion and vindication of the Monroe.
Doctrine in its extended form come from
the theorists only, and so far lv my ob
servation goes, meets with no popular
approval whatever. Our claim to con
trol and own absolutely and exclusively
any reifl hi! Isthmian canals is cordially
recognized, not only on the continent, hut
by most authorities and organs of public
opinion in Great Britain. With skillful di
plomacy on our part It ought to be easy
to effect an agreement which should be
entirely satisfactory' to American public
opinion without impairing in the least the
present cordial relations existing hetwe?n
the two great English speaking nations."
Serious Conditions Said to Prevail at
Both Termini of Panama
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON". Aug. 13.— The State
Department to-day received mall advices
from three different quarters in Co
lombia, all showing revolutionary move
ments in progress and a rather serious
condition of affairs. Both termini of
the Panama Railway route were heard
from, Consul-General Gudger writing
from Panam." as to a revolutionary at
tack on nearby towns, and Consul Malm
ros. at Colon, reporting that guerilla sight
ing ha-s been going on at different points
between Colon and Panama.
Minister Hart wrote from the capital
of Colombia as to the arrest and ;m
prisonmer:t of prominent adherents t»l
the former President. Dr. Sanclemehte,
as they were suspected of seeking to
have the Nationalist organization join
with the iLberals. who are said to be
showing increased strength "and activity
in a revolutionary movement.
. The Navy Department received word
to-day of the departure of the lowa from
Puget-, Sound for San Francisco. whe:i'
• ■•. «-ti' ir-T to Pana.i"a. it her services are
required ther*-
Vireinl.i— Partly Cloudy Wednesday with
rain in southeast portion; Thursday fair,
rising temperature; light southeasterly
North Carolina— Showers Wednesday
with rising temperature t'n the Interior;
Thursday fair; tight southeasterly winds
becoming variant*.
No Call Made by Players
in Strike Game.
Games Watched Closely, But Nc
Hands Have Been Shown,
Cooiidsnce of Victory is Expressed by B»tfc
Strikers and Officials of the Steel Corpo
ration—The Latter Threaten to Dis
mantle Another Plant— Small
Defection From One Car
negie .Mill.
(By Associated Press.
PITTSBURG, PA., Atiir. I".— Nelthe*
siilu moved decisively to-day in the great
industrial conflict between employers and
employes in the steel trade, and the result
is still in i]:.' balan :e. The strikers tnado
gains at Pittsburg, McKeesport, WHeel
siiio lilis .shuwn its hand.
The general situation tb-nfght can be
briefly summarized as follows: Ten men.
Rye <•:' them skilled, <jr,ic at th^ Lower
Union Mill of the Carnegie Company i:i
Pittsburg to-day and .]•'!:;•.•; the strikers.
Their defection represented the first break
in the Carnegie forces .«f more than 13,000
men. The strikers were jubilant ovec the
:::' ident, but the company claims to have
Riled their places at once, and that there
are no more des< rtions at any of the
The'Belleaire Mill, at which the men
struck on Sunday, was finally closed
down after working short-handed until
yesterday aftern i. When a:v>ther
erail hundred boys employed at the Na
tional Tube Works at McKeesport went
out during the night and day ami their
action materially" aided the effort ot tho
strikers to finally tie the plant up. Tho
works are going ahead short-handed, but
the ranks of tin workers are thinning:
and the supply of material is limited.
The strikers made gains at Wheeling
and the steel officials admitted to-day that
Benwood would be closed down. Clarke
miiia here Is moving along Cull banded;
Lindsay and McCutch< fin fs operating
with a sn ■.'. crew, and the r;::in-iir -rs riro'
:; - : ling te* reopci Painter's and tn< rease
the fori c at I indsfey g i .-. • • utcheon.
A break in the ranks of the tr>.-n who
stn:rk at Painter's fa expect a, but th-»
strike managers deny that one will ...-cur.
S.» far good order haa prevailed 1 , al
though the steel offii iala assert rluit there
has been Intimidation at Wheeling, M(;-
Keesport and Pittsburg. Both sides ex
press their conffd n< c . i ultim tte victory.
and are actively carrying: forward their
respective campaigns. President Shaffer,
of th>- Amalgam tted Asso. tti m. leaves
to-morrow for Wl cling. where he is to
The number of men out as :: result of
the general order is now roughly -stl
mated :it [0,000 and on the 4hr< rders
at KiOOO. Mail) strik, ra ha VI found work
in independent mills or at other occupa
tions, and many are idle merely be< mse
the skilled men ;:r.- out.
According t«> an authoritative announce
ment made to-day to a represi nl .ti-, •• of
the Associated Press t-y officials of the
American Steel Company, th strucUon
of another plant has been ordered by th.-
Steel Corporation as a result of the re
fusal of the men to operate it. This tim«
■ It is the Chartiers plant at Carnegie that
is to bo dismantled. It Is owned by Che
American Sheet Steel Company, and th"
orders to tear it down went out this af
ternoon. It will be removed to Leech
burg in the Ki.skiminetas Valley.
The Steel Corporation h.i.i Its ground
at Chicago. Joilet, Bayview, Youngstown
Columbus, the- Kiskimlnetaa Valley and
the Carnegie group, with the exception of
the instance named. The strikers are
considering- plans for breaking the de
cision of Chicago. Joitet and Bayview to
stand with the steel companies, but what
they plan to do has not yet been made
clear. They are charging" some of the
Western m.-n with dishonesty -in<! disloy
alty;, and there is n general desire among
members of the Amalgamated Association
here for some form of inquiry.
There was no trouble at ';;:•-,- of the
strike centers to-day, although it was an
ticipated at the points where plants are
being partially operated and the men are
wavering on the question of going out
Crowds surrounded the Carnegie plants
h'T" to-day and the officials flhaHy called
on the police to clear them away The
Officials say that the loss of ten nun at
tho lower Union mill can b*» directly
traced to the threats of the strikers, who
intercept the men on their way to and
from work.
Mayor R. J. Black, of SrcKcesport to
night gave out the following statement to
a representative of the Associated Press
in reply to tht- numerous criticisms of Ms
course in not dispersing the crowds of
strikers at different times during the
"At -i timp like this In McKeesport
when so many men are Idle tht-v :ire
bound to come out on the streets and
crowd them more than usual, and iike
every other crowd, will gather wh*r*i
there is any excitement. But. so far,
there has been little or no disorder, and,
in all cases, the police- have handled th*
situation admirably. There ii no mors
orderly set of men in this country than
the men who are idle in rh.s city to-day
In the Instances in which the Ti:L»- Com
pany requested me to send men to dis
perse- th«> crowds, the ehfef-of-poltce was
o» th»> ground at tho tim.\ and reported
that there was no disorder. We cannot
order a man to go home and stay there
when ho is doing no harm ami only stand
ing on the street.
"As far as the Tub.* Company fs con
cerned. It hns taken and appropriated to>
its own use a'street of this city, to which,
it has !>.o legal right whnfever. and this
is the ve/y street on v.-hi'-h It was com
piairied that the striker? h«'7 c'lngr^gated.
Tf T allow a private corporation to take
UP and appropriate t<> its ovm i;s.-> a strtv-t.
how enn T consistently refuse a pr!vat«
citizen the rltrh? to stand UDon it? T do ntxt
consider talking to non-union men (Jfsor
der in any sen?« RPd the men have n
perfect rigbr r« attrmnt :ii! kinds- or argrn
mertts as long as they dn rot resort *9
positive physical cocrcto>«."

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