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WEATHER FORECAST
fer??ast for Saturday and Sunday:'
Kovih Carolina and Virginia?Local rains
in the lnt'arior; fair on the coast Satur?
day and Sunu&y; fresh soutneast to south
-inds.
?\rr\T i t
xr^ iao
TrrnTT^/r?-Y\rn va ratitrx-AV .tttnttc t. ror>2.
RANGE OF THERMOMEtER.
Tne thennometer ranged as follows at
Tho Times offlce yesteruay: s> A. M.. **?
13 M., 86; 3 P. M.. 84; 6 P. M-? 85;'? P..3-..
80; 12 midnight. 76. Average, 8_X
PE1CE TWO CENTS.
DAVIS MEMORIAL ARCH
TO ADORN MONROE PARK
Widow of Confederacy's Pres?
ident Designates the Site.
WEARY WAIT FOR REPLY
Board in Session Several Hours;
Momentarily Expecting Word.
DESIGN IS TO BE MODIF1ED
Suggestions of Minor Changes to Be
Respected by Mr. Gudebrod, the
Artist?All Competitors Receive
Appreciation of the Board.
Mrs. Randolph Thanked
for Suggestions.
The Davis Memorial Arch will ho erect?
ed in Monroe Park. This location was
seiected by Mrs. Davis herself. in pref
erence to Twelfth and Broad Streets.
The Board of Directors of the Monument
Association had a weary wait of it yes?
terday morning to hear from Mrs. Davis
in reply tc tne telegram sent her about
midnight Thursday. askinc her prefer
ence. The reply had not come up to 1
o'eiock. and so' a successful effort was
made to reach her over lhe long distance
?phone. Mrs. Davis informed the ladies
that she preferred Monroe Tark. of tlie
two siies BU|."gested.
This ended the matter and the vote on
this location was unanimous. A tele
graph message from Mrs. Davis came
about 2:30 o'clock, and was sent. accord?
ing to instructlons to the residence of
Mr. E. D. Taylor. No. 3 East Franklin
Street. It was in effect the same as Mrs.
Davis said over the 'phone. The oe
liberations. which have attracted the at
tention of the reading people all over the
country. have been concluded. and now
that Mrs. Davis seems .satisfied. nnd the
ladies in accord with each other. smooth
pailing ls expected to the happy
end.
SUGGESTIONS OF CHANGES.
Mr. Gudebrod. the successful competinc:
artist. was in conference with the board
for some time yesterday and a. number
of individual suggestions were made to
him bv the ladie* about minor changes
in thearch. The artist listened to these
end assured the ladies he would give
their ideas carcful consideiation. lt is
llkelv that before the arch ls actually
erected. lhe board will make certain defi
nite recnmmendatior.s r_.TOrding inscrip
tions, slipht changes and so on.
The Centrai Committee held a lengthy
ser.sion at the res!d?nce of Mr. Taylor
last night. The bazaar methods of rais
ing money for the arch and other mat
t^-rs of importance kept the ladies occu
pied until nearly midnight.
The board ajourned sine die yeserday
afternoon at 2:35 o'clock.
THE DETA1EED REPORT
Tn accordance with the understanding of
Thrrsdav night. the board assembled in
the Senate Chamber yesterday morning
,., ', o'clock. Nothine t?s?rticular remair.ed
to bfc done until Mrs. Davis way heard
{?.-( m. A message was expected from her
every moment.
Th? ladies waited with what patience
they could muster. but there was some
annoyance expressed at the delay, rs the
ladies were anxious to go to their homes.
Five hours were spent in dlscussing
the different sites. but owing to the de
cis'on of the meeting Thursday they
?r?m?i to think that they must wait
.>?- Mrs. Davis' answer. At 1:30 o'clock
Mr. Taylor got the Western Union
to see if a reply had left New York
from Mrs. Da^is. After the report was
handed in to the effect that no message
had been sent, Mrs. "Weed and Mrs. Au
gustine T. Smyth left the meeting to
try and reach Mrs. Jefferson Davis by
Inng distance telephone. Colonel Rich
aidson accompaiiied the ladies to the
olHce. and a satisfactory talk was se-cureu
ln which preference for Monroe Park was
expressed.
THANKED MRS. RANDOLPH.
Two actions taken yesterday are of
epecial interest. One was a vote of thanks
to Mrs N. V. Randolph for suppesting the
reference of the matter of site to Mrs:
Davis. The other was an expression by
resolutSon of the appreciation of tlie
board for the eompeting artist. The fol?
lowing was adopted:
Resolved. That the Board of Directors
pf the Jefferson Davis Monument Asso?
ciation desire to express their heart y
appreciation of the beautiful designs sub?
mitted for the memorial arch to be
?rected in honor of President Jefferson
Davis. and whilst under the terms ol
the competition it was necessary to
make a selection of one of the xnodels
presented, yet thoy wish, at the same
time, to convey to each of the distin
guished artists eompeting their assur
ance of high esteem and their most
oordlal appreciation of the artistic skil!
displayed in the designs presented for
their consideration.
Resolved 2. That a copy of this resolu?
tlon be sent to the following artists and
tho press: Mr. Lewis Albert Gudebrod.
Mr. C. C. Pillars. Mr. Charles Albert
Eopez. Mr. George Julian Zolney. Miss
Virginia Montgomery, Mr. Waldo Story,
Mr. Rudolph Evans. Mr. William Couper.
MRS. BAS1L DUKE.
MRS. JOHN P. ALEISON.
? ' Committee.
THEY NEEDED HER.
At the meeting Thursday Mrs. N. V.
Randolph offered her resignation as chair?
man of the Centrai Committee of the
Davis Monument Association. but it was
not accepted. Mrs. Randolph acted in
this manner purely from having too
many home duties and not for any rea?
son connected with the sessiors which
have been held this week. She is so
prominently connected with many Con?
federate associauons that she felt she
had too many duties to perform. Mrs.
Randolph would not have wlthdrawn
from tho Board of Directors if her resig?
nation had been accepted.
MIDDEE OF THE PARK.
Tt is expected now that the arch will
Ftand in the middle of Monroe Park, and
r.n end will be turned to' Main Street
Bn.it these ar<? detalls that will be de
termrned later. The arch will not be
built for two years or more and many
changes in mlniature can and will prob?
ably be made before that time.
Mr. Gudebrod will remain ih the city sbm
days. signlng the papers and asslmilat
ing the suggestionB made to him by th?
ladies. When he returns to New York
|ie Will carry with him a complete data
tor the new design, after which the arch
mill be built, ,
SUCCESSFUL YEAR
Address of Dr. S. C. Mitchell
Delivered Last Night.
FINE OUTLOOK FOR FUTURE
Courses of Study Are to Be Enlarged
Large Attendance During the Last
Session?Friends of the School
Greatly Encouraged.
The commenccmei.t exercises of tho
Virginia Mechanics' lnstitute last night
was the occasion of a general gathering
of the many friends and well-wishes ot
this most useful school for the purpose
of offering congrgtulations upon the com
pletion of the first year of work ln the
new and commodious buiiding, at
Eleventh and Broad Sreets
The foature of the evening's programme
--as a very opportune and stimuiating
address by Trofessor S. C. Mitchell. ol
Richmond College. Dr. Mitchell believes
in the lnstitute and its teachings and
advantages, and he has well considered
reasons for the faith that is ln him. He
has faith in the economic future and
oppbrtunlties of Richmond and the South,
nnd he believes that the young men of
Richmond would do -well to put them?
selves in the way of availing themselves
of the opportunities of advancement that
are within their -grasp by improving the
advantages offered by institutions of the
character of the Virginia Mechanics' ln?
stitute.
A carefully prepared paper. setting
forth the history and work of the lnsti?
tute was read by Mr. James C. Harwood.
who told of one or two of the modern
miracles of scientific progress, among
them the removal a few days ago for a
nistance of fourtpen feet of the 900-fool
Raritan River Bridge of the Pennsyl?
vania Railroad. weighing 1.S00 tons, wih
in three minutes.
in was made up of four sieepers ann
lining car. The.dinlng car and two
?pers left the track. Two Pullmans
lained on the rails.
c^rinl train was made up at Fred
doctor on the train. for in describlng tp.e
injuries to he engineer and the fireman
he did so in words that could not be
used by any one who was not a surgeon.
and Searcey held up a train several >
ago and robbed the express car. Sea
was recently released from the pen
tiary, and when last heard from wa
ericksburg, and the companj * =?._*.
was carried at once to the scene of the
accident. The two injured men will be
taken to r redericksburg
TAKEN TO WASHINGTON.
A freight train was following the spe?
cial and when it arrived at the station
above the scene of the accident the en?
gine was detached and hauled the two
Pullarnns that remained on the track
back to Washington. carrying tne Phlla
IeYmF
Virginia Mechanics" lnstitute, presided.
On the platform with him were the trus?
tees of the school. On one side was
reated a large number of the students.
The other portion of the hall was oecu
p!ed by the friends of the school and its
students.
A feature of especial interest was the
presantation of prizes. Mr. H. S. Hutz
ler presenting the Loumar prizo medal
to Henry Todd; Dr. H. A. Bagby. the
Ch^w-ing medal. to Charles P. Fisher.
and Mr. James C. Harwood. a two-vol
ume work on Mechanical Drawing. to
Louis A. Schmidt.
A SUCCESSF1TT, SESSION.
Thoro were no graduates at this com
CUW UN IHt HOUr
RemarkableCaperofaFerocious
Bulldogin Cumberland; the
Cow Nearly Killed.
f?;ncclnl Dispatch to The Times.)
T4HTERSV I.I.E. VA.. June 6?One of
the'SS canine freaks heard of late
K occiined a few weeks ago on the
arm of Mr. Jack England. who hves
siderably shorter than usual on account
of the delay in completing the new build?
ing. The work accomplished has been of
a high order of excellence however.
Three hundred and forty seven young men
and boys have received instruction. The
school opened with 2S3. and the number
rapidly increased. *?-? -nlargement of the
cou'.se of instruction. made poss'ble by
the increased appropriation made by the
city, has been carefully mapped out and
will be made public at an earlv date.
Following the exercises last night. there
was an inspection of the very credltahk'
and excellent work of the drawing classes
?p hich had been placed on exhihilion and
received many words of pralse and com
mendation from those capabie of judg
ing work of this character.
The body of students of the Institute
seated compactly together. presented a
fine appearance. They followed with at
TcT,t:m -,-d lnt??vxsf m*? ^rofit the ex
i r:ses and rsneei.illv tho Vii=fr.w^oi ????_
about ten miles from S-arwrsv".?.
Mr Morton Price. who Uves near Mr
England. owns a terribly feroaous bu
dog. He is good proctection. but, it
is said, no one dares cross him ln any
WOn: the day referred to. Mr England
was away from home. and only his two
.isters were on the place. They heard
I the cows racing and charg.ng up and
down the pasture. and. concluding that
something wrong was to pay, hurrled out
I to their horror they found this huge
' dog literally eating up one of the finest
rnifch cows on the place. The field was
torn from its back. side and limbs. and
its tril was eaten completely off. i ne
cow had fallen. and the dog. perhaps
-sufficiently amused." was driven off.
Mr Price seemed sorry for what his
dog 'had done. and offered to pay for
whatever da.mace he had done, anfl.1
for tho cow. had she died.
Bv careful attention. however. the an
of Mr. Harwnod and the address of Dr.
Mitchell. Their appiause and apprecia
t:--.r< was heartyand vieorous. Manv. prac
ticallv all. of these bovs have attended
tbe itistitute at no small cost to them?
selves.
Dujring the dav the lareer number of
tliem are at work. Night is their natural
ti-ne for pleasure and rest and recreation.
imalra life was saveu 0.1m ??? ???? ? ?
parently. over the attack made on her by
the dog._
TROOPS ASSEMBLED.
Norfolk Militia Expect to Be Ordered to
the Coal Field.
... i-.!_t^v. tn Tho Times.3
I i? ?....- ?,.-.- uii. rt.i.j iiniuw insicaa tne
1^"=?ons that irp no-r>*> too easy for bov.o
who attack tftorr1 earlier in the day with
miitds and bodlps fresb s>'id nnwoaried.
r-<-onp sorriethirie of <?priflo(, sufl ???1f
control for a growing live. active boy.
fConinued on Secr.-nd Page.)
Claims That it is in Use in
NORFOLK. VA.. June 6.-The Norfolk
military expect orders to go to Poca
hontas and are in their armcry to-night.
although no orders have yet been re
CThe_re has been no official notification
of any need of troops in coal fields.
the United States, and That
me lvicijur jrcrsuiiciiiy uuuciw^u
L LHV V<-Wli^
Administering it to the Philippine Guide.
(By Assoclated Press. 1
MANILA. June 6.?The trial by court
martial at Catbalogan, Island of Samar,
of Major Edwin F. Glenn, of the Fifth
Infantry, who was charged with admin?
istering waier-cure to Fiiipinos, is con?
cluded.
The defense claims to have proved that
the water-cure ls not cruel. aud' that it
has been frequently practised by the po?
lice of the principal cities of America for
tho purpose of extorting information. The
fore he administered it to the gud
in exactly the same manner in
it was given to the Fiiipinos.
CLEVELAND, H
ie, and
which
defense claims also to have proved that
the Fllipino to whom Major Glenn ad
mlnistered the water-oure, was a traltor
and ought. under the laws of warfare. to
have been shot; that except for the l'act
that he alone had certain information
he would have been shot: that the guide
was a guerrilla and not even entltled to
the laws of war; that the Presidente and
members of the police force of the town
where the water-cure was adminlstere-1
are now ln Billbid prison. Manila. on in?
formation obtained through this guide;
and in additlon the water-cure is being
used in the United States.
MaJ. Glenn's counsel declared also at
the trial that the water-cure is regarded
as a necesslty in the Philippine Islands
by, both Spaniards and Insurgents; that
it is not dangerous. to life and not es
peclally palnful. although it is -very uri
peasant. and that Major Glenn ? himself
pcrsonAlly. underwent tho watec-cure be
These Expected to Speak at
Meeting in N. Y. City Under
Tilden Club's Auspices.
(By Associated Press.)
ALBANY. N. Y? June 6.?Robert E.
Dowling, Henry D. Hotchkiss and John
C Calhoun, a committee representing the
Tilden Club of New York city, had an ex?
tended conference with former Senator
Davld B. Hill this afternoon, and at its
concluslon announced that he accepted
the invitation of the club to attend a
meeting under its auspices ln New York
city on June 19th and delfver an address.
Former President Grover Cleveland . has
also accepted an invitation to be present
and speak at that time- An Invitation has
also ? been sent to William J. Bryan. but
no reply has as? yet been received. Sen?
ator Bacon", of Georgia, has. accepted an
invitation to be present and make an ad?
dress. - -
AS io mr. jruiiiyiiii.-,y. i??= o?i?..= .
"The left humerus fractured near shoul?
der; r|:ht index finger fractured; head
cut. and shocked."
As to Fireman Saunders, the conductor
thus des-ribes his injuries:
"Severely. but nott fatally, burned."
He adds:
"None of passengers hurt."
DETAILS ARE MEAGRE.
It was a very difficult matter to get
RAILWAY S
HOLD
Dr. George Ross, of Richmond,
Acted as Toastmaster?Sen?
ator Martin QneofSpeakers.
(Br Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, June fl.?A mtmber of
papers on technical subjects were read
before Association of Southern Railway
Surgeons to-day.
The "speakers were Drs. F. XV. McRae,
Atlanta, Ga.; J. H. Mitchell. Mt. Vernou.
111.; F. W. Runyan. Austell, Ga.; G. A.
Baxter, Chattanooga, Tenn.; and C. P.
DR. GEORGE ROSS.
Fox, Greenville, Tenn. The delegates vis?
ited Mt. Vernon this afternoon, and later
held a brief session here.
The annual banquet of the association
took place to-night at the new Willard.
Dr. George Ross. of Richmond. Va., pre?
sided, and toasts were desponded to as
follows:
"Our Country," Senator Thomas T.
Martin, of Virginia: "Washington," A.
B. Duvall. District Columbia; ?'Southern
Railway," Colonel W. A. Henderson. as
sistant general counsel of the Southern;
"Our Association." Dr. XV. Connally,
Georgia, and "Woman," Dr. H. Gray
Latham. of Virginia.
Preceding the banquet there was a brief
business session of the association. at
which papers 'were read by Surgeon J.
H. Shorter. of Macon. Ga.. and Surgeon
V D. Rlchardson, of Centalia, 111.
FRANK SMITH WAS
DRIVEN TO THEFT
His Exhibition of Hunger So Gen
uine That He Was Discharged
by the Magistrata.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
PHILADELPHIA. PA., June 6.?An
empty stomach, which a ravenous appe
tite made painful, drove FranJc Smith,
aged 19 years, of Richmond, Va., to theft
this morning. He stole three loaves of
bread and four bottles .of milk from door
steps in the Twenty-thlrd Police District
this morning, and was arrested. Smith
sald he came North with Pawnee Blll's
Wild West show and became stranded.
He had nothing to eat for two days, and
it was "steal food or starve" with him
and he took the chance of stealing and
was caught.
Maglstrate Pullinger was impressed
with the prisoner's story, and told him
to go ahead and eat the bread and milk.
Smith devoured the food in such man
ner as to leave no doubt of his hunger.
and was then permltted to leave the
station house upon his promislng to .go
back to Virginia. \
How he was to get'back or who pays
for the breau and milk was not in evi?
dence at the hearing. v ? >,_
Slafford county.
Only a few weeks ago an engineer was
blown up in Manchester and three per?
sons were killed and two others severely
injured.
President Myers. of the Richmond, Fred
ericksbui-g and Potomac. was greatly
worried over' the accident. and said he
was unable to account for it. He had no
theory to offer, as ms information was
MISSlSSiPPf TO
THE PJCIfIC DCEAN
Boilermakers of the Great North?
ern Demand Increase in Wages.
Great Strike May Ensue.
(By Assoclated Pre*s )
SPOKANE. WASH., June 6.?A strike
that may extend from the Mississippi
River to the Pacific Ocean is imminent
unless concessions are made within the
next twenty-four hours to he Great
Northern Railway boiler makers at Hill?
yard, a suburb of Spokane. who have
made a demand for an increase in wages.
The machinists at Hillyard are under
stood to be in sympathy with the boiler
makers and may back them if neces?
sary.
The boiler makers at Hillyard have
asked for an increase in wages of from
$3.50 to $4 a day. Unless news is re?
ceived that the advance is granted, It i3
announced that the boiler makers will
quit work to-morrow morning. seriously
crippling the machine shops. It is un
derstood here that the demand extends
throughout the entire system of the Great
Northen Railway, to-morrow being Jthe
day chosen for action. The machinists
at Hillyard. while not expected fo quit
work to-morrow, are understood to be in
sympathy with the boiler makers.
-.-?
Confederate Graves Decorated.
STRIKE LEADERS,
USE BRASS BANDS
OF BAHK IGHDRftKCE
Secretary Root Offers Suggestion
as to Their Action.
THE EXPENDITURES IN CUBA
Resolution Calling for Statement of
Money Paid Governor Wood Tabled
By a Party Vote?Democrats
Submitted Minority Report
(By Assjciated Pross >
WASHINGTON, June 6.?A letter from
the Secretary of War appears in the re?
port submitted to-day by Chairman Hull,
of the House Military Committee, adverse
to the resolution of Mr. Bartlett, of Geor?
gia. asking information as to the com?
pensation paid" General Leonard A. Wood,
while Governor-General of Cuba.
Secretary Root states that Secretary
Alger made an allowance to General
Brooke. out of tha revenues of Cuba. of
$7,500 a year and continues:
"There has been no change since that
time. except that when General Wood's
commission as Major-General of Volun
teers expired. I made an order for fur?
ther allowance. equal to the difference be?
tween the salary of Major-General and
Rrigadier-General, so as to keep his to?
tal compensation at the same figure. the
combined compensation received as an
officer of the army and as Governor of
Cuba being always $15,000 per annum. I
see that tho Cuban Congress has voted
that Mr. Palma's salary shall be $25,000."
MINORITY REPORT.
Five of the Democratic members of the
Military Committee unite in a minority
report.'which says in part:
"General Wood is an officer of the
United States army. and. as such officer.
was Governor-General of Cuba and in
romman'd of the military forces of the
United States in Cuba. His pay and
emoluments of office were ?xed by
statute as an officer of the United States
Government. The pay of a brigadler
general of the army is fixed by statute
at So.500 per annum. and 10 per cent.
thereof for serving beyond the limits of
the'United States." . *
The report then cites the provislon of
the law that no allowance shall be made
to officers in addttion to their pay.
Secretary Root says in his letter as to
the legal phases of the subject:
"I shouid hardly suppose that the House
of Representatives would wish to adopt a
resolution which implies ignorance on its
part of the authority of the President of
the United States under the law of mili
tarv occupation. to appropriate and ex
pend the revenues of the government of
the.occupied country." '
The resolution was laid on the -M_]e
in the House to-day by a party vote of
100 to 72.
BODY RIDDLED WITH EULLET5
Negro WhoAssaulted Young Girl Suf
fers Speedy Vengeance.
(Special DIspatch to The Tiroes.)
WISE, VIRGINIA. June 6.?The negro
Wiley Gwynn, who attempted to commit
an assault on a twelve-year-old white
girl, the daughter of Franklin Green. at
Tom's Creek. was taken from the cala
boose at Bond town at C
o'clock yesterday afternoon by an
angry crowd ? of armed men and
shot "dead on the spot, ln the presence
of W. G. G. Dotson. Commonwealth's
Attornev, who -was pleading with the
BAjLTIMORE*. June 6.?The graves of
Confederates in Loudoun Park were
strewn with flowers to-day by the Mary
land Society of the Army and Na>r.y of
the Confederates States. Members of the
society, augmented by eighty men in uni
form from the Soldiers" Home at Pikes
ville formed in line outside the park and
marched in procession to the graves.
There was an oration, a recitation of
Father Ryan's "Conquered Banner" and
choral numbers sung t\y a bouble quar
tette. '
lyncners io icu mc ??." ""?>- ?
and give the defendant trial.
The little girl upon wuom the hideous
crime was attempted was the daughter
of a county farmer. and was passing over
a ridge from her home to" the Tom's
Creek mines. laden with berries. when
she was seized by tne negro and drag
ged to the brush.
Her screams after a time frightened
the negro away. and inose who heard
her came to her rescue. The negro was
identified by the girl.
nCKITPAI WFST nFVflSTflTFJl
*_#__ll l iioe- ?? _-v ?
BY CYGLONI
Sections of Country Delugec
and Miles of Railroad T
eral Fatalities Have I
(By Associated Press.)
MARSHALLTOWN. IOWA, June 6.?
This section of Iowa is literally deluged,
and great damage to property and to
growing crops will result. A terrific
cloudburst occurred at Gladbrook to-day,
w-ashlng out several miles of railroad
track on both the Chicago and North
western and the Chicago Great Western.
Boniford Langdon, a seven-year-old
boy, was drowned.
Terrific Cyclone.
(By Associated: Press.)
RENNSELLAER. IND.. June 6.?A ter?
rific cyclone passed over the north por
tion of this county to-day, laying every
thing low for a distance of six miles and
two hundred yards wide. Alexander
Leach. wife and child, Virgie, were fa
tally injured by falling timbers.
? ? t
Whole Farms Submerged.
(By Associated Press.J
KANSAS CITY, MO.. June 6.?The loss
of property ^by the ove'rflbw. of the Neosho
and Cotton wood Rivers will. amount to
several hundred thousand dollars. There
has beeh no loss of life and. the rivers
are falUng. Where the two streams join,
f-W I I t ? -aiB*
E AND RAINSTORM
i, Great Damage Done Crops
'rack Washed Up?Sev
tesulted from Storms.
farms for miles around are submeiged
in from one to six feet of water.
Seven Inches in an Hour.
(By Associated Press.)
MITCHELL, S. D.. June 6.?The great?
est storm that has visited this section for
years swept over here to-day. A violent
^mustorm" was followed by torrential
raln for an hour. and the streets were
fiooded. Seven inches of water fell dur?
ing the hour.
Streets Were Floodad.
(By Associated Press.)
BEATRICE, NEB., June 6.?Reports re?
ceived to-day from Cortland. the scene
of yesterday's cloudburst, indicate a more
serious condition than at flrst reported.
A foot of water fell ln three hours.
The streets in the towns of Cortland,
Princeton and Pickrell were unable u>
carry away the immense volume of water
and basements of dwellings and stores
were fiooded. doing a great amount of
damage. Crops in a great many places
are a total- loss. being washed away. The
flood caused by the cloudburst reached
this city to-day and has practlcally cut
off the city from" outside communication
by wire. - No casualties have yet been
reported. but it is feared there there has
beea loss of life -
Using Every Effort to Get
Soft Coai Miners Out.
OPERATORS ARE READY
Threatened So Long Strike Will
Almost Be a Relief.
COMPLETE T1E-UP PROBABLE
The Companies Are Preparing to Flll
Strikers' Places and to Protect the
Men Who Come in?Strikers
Will fyot Be Allowed to Loi
ter on Company Prop?
erty or in Houses.
(Special DIspatrh to The Times.)
BLUEFIELD, W. VA.. June (S.?To*
morrow the miners are coming out; all
indications are that the strike order of
the United Mine Workers will be obeyed
by a large per cent. of the miners of.
this region. The operators have Deea.
threatened for so long that the strike
will aimost be a reltef. They are going
to treat their men with firmness, and
those who quit will not be allowed to
loiter about the mines or Intimidatet
those who desire to work. .?
WILL ACT FIRMLY.
The companies will demand the imme?
diate possession of their houses of those'
who strike and win compel the strikers
to stay off the company's property. A'gl
tators and strikers will not be allowed
to use any kind of persuasion on the ?
premises of the companies to force men
to join the ranks of the strikers. New
men wiil be brought In and will be?;
protected. For several days miners have
been quitting work and leaving the field.'
The union has got brass bands out;
whoopirtg up the boys not to go to work
to-morrow.
YARDMASTER KILLED.
William J. Seagle. yardmaster, was rurt
over by a freight train and instantiy
killed at Ashland to-day. His native'
home was at Wytheville. Va. He was
a brother of Mrs. Charles Smith atidOs.-'
car Seagle, of this city, who left to- -
night for Ashland to attend the funeral
and burial Sunday afternoon.
WILL BE A TIE UP.
The Hungarians Are Joining the Native
Miners.
fSpff-inl Di?pntrh to Thp Times.)
ROANOKE, VA.. June 0.?A special
from North Fork. W. Va.. says:
. "The miners* strike. ordered to take
place to-morrow. will be general and the
tie-up of the forty or more coal and;
coke companies' works in the Flat Top
fields will no doubt be compiete. All
miners coming oul of the various mines
to-night are bringing their tools with
them. All is quiet at this place and no ~
trouble is antlcipated. Twenty thousand'
men will quit work. The Hungarians
(Continued on Eight Page)
SUMMARY OF THE NEWS
FORECAST.
Saturdav and Sunday local rains in the
interior, fair on the coast: fresh south
east to south winds.
Highest temperature yesterday.S3
Lowest temperature yesterday.59
Mean temperature yesterday..:.71
Normal temperature for June. ia
Departure from normal temperature. 04 ?
Precipitation during past 24 hours.? 00
LOCAL.
Engine blown up on R., F. and P. road.
wrecking special train of Llberty Bell -
partv. Two trainmen injured. . -
Mo'nroe Park selected, with the approval
of Mrs. Davis. as the site for the Davis
memorial arch.
Mechanics' lnstitute closes its first ses?
sion in its new home. Fine address bjr
Dr. Mitchell.
Mr. Robert Brooke. of the Giffen Com?
panv, a nephew of Ward McAllister, the
famous society leader of New Tork.
Mr. W. O. Warthen appointed assistant -
general passenger agent of the Chesa?
peake and Ohio.
Manchester dtreet Committee votes to
give Bell Telephone Company a brief
franchise. ,
The new Constitution ls finally adopted*
and the convention will take a recess to
day.
Sand-dredgers of Richmond given a
charter by the National Federation ot
Labor.
The Y. M. C. A. making good progress
with its campaign to pay off its debt.
Broadus Memorial Baptist Church to be
dedicated to-morrow with sermon by Dr.
Whltman. '; ?_>
Consolidation of street car lines will
result in new arrangement as to working
hours.
VIRGINIA.
Agents in Roanoke to secure hands te>>
take place of strikers in coal fields.
Boy shot at Cartersville by a guard un?
der belief he was an escaped convict.
Attempt to poison family at Dispatant*
by putting Paris green in a spring.
Well known men at Newport Newe
charged with attemptlng criminal assault
on concert girls.
American Cigar Company to e3tablls_
branch factory in Lynchburg.
A big draft received at Lexington for
the Wilson memorial fund. Carlise drerr
?t and Cleveland signed it.
A negro In Wise county shot to death.
while the Commonwealth's attorney plead
for the law to take its course.
GENERAL.
Central West Is devastated by flerce cy
clone and deluge of rain.
Secretary Root accuses the House of .
fgnorance in his comments on the Bart
lett resolution calling for Information a?
to compensation paid General Wood as
Governor of Cuba. The resolution tabled j
bv party vote.
"Senator Hanna continued speech in th( '
Senate in favor of tho Panama route for }
the canal. '
House made but little progress with the i
anti-anarchv blll. Mr. Rlchardson. of,
Alabama. took occasion to severely crltl
clse President's Arllngton's address.
Many miners will obey orders to go on*- i
in the Virginia and West Virginia fields.
Quiet day foliowed the shooting of _ :
bov on Thursday In the anthracite coal !
fields. though trouble is antcipatafl ?
shortly.
Defense of Major Glenn for adminlster* ;
ing the water-cure is that it is practiced.
ln the United States. that he undercrentV
the treatment himself and that it waa natf
icrueL ~J

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