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pnltl to all Too - I>co Want Ad?, that atfo ?phoned In. .fust 'phone 640. Wt?pakl The 'Phone Number I? i*)40. Call up nnd 'phono jonr lee ? Doe Wnnt Ads. Ill THE DISPATCH FOUNDED 1850. THE TIMES FOUNDED 188?. WHOLE NUMBER 16,695. RICHMOND, VA., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23,1904. PRICE TWO CENTS. SUTE KELPS m FOR MW TRIAL Governor Montague Pays Part of Expense From Contingent Fund. MANY SUITS ENTERED AGAINST PRISONER The Court Holds Them in Abey? ance?J. B. Green Declares That Edward O. McCue Occupies Position That No Professional Man Could Tolerate. (Special to Tho Tlme.-DI_patoh.) CHARLOTTES VILLE, VA., Novotnbcr 22.?In the Corporation Court this mora? ine, BultB amounting to nearly J1S,0_, ?wero entored against J. Samuel McCue, now In prluon awultlng execution lor wife murder. Th? various person? entering thoao nuits through attorney?, aro as follow?: Jcffer Bon National Bank? ?8,000; Mrs. M. E. Townley, $200. A. McC. Walker, ?HI; L H. Hartman, ?500; Mary Oooch Johnson. 1243.80; J. Daniel Hartman, ??77.64; R. E. Carter, administrator for Mrs. Caroline Carter, ?588.25; _ annia Long, 1325.0.*' Fan- j nia Long," a B-oond milt, ?000; Salllo E. Shepherd, UTO; Annio E. Chlsholm, ?", K?.CO; A. S Craven, ?962. It will do noticed that Uio People's Bank claim of ?4,000 is not In this list. Held in Abeyance. ' Aiter tho arguments of att?mej-s. Judge George Watts Morrle rendered the fol? lowing decision: "It being suggested to th? court' that 3. S. McCue, the defendant In tin? a-ction, was on the Sth day of November, li?>4, adjudged a felon, which order became final on the 19th day of November, l!??, and Is now In confinement and: under (??-intone, of death, and, thereioro,.in the opinion of the court that the proceedings In tills action b- suspended until such disability is reniovcd,?or, until, If the sen? tence of tho court aj-aJnst ?aid McCue, is carrieU out; this action Is revived In tho name of somn ix*rson_il representativo comp?tent to defend It" Tho attorneys lor McCue are Walker and Sinclair and H- O. McCue, and for the various complainants, A., D. Dabiiey Puke ; and i Duke,. Pertrins . and ..Jferklns, "White and Long, and W. Sam Burnley. A noteworthy incident of the McCue trial, now famous In Virginia criminal records', Is that Governor A. J. Montague has placed at the disposal of Common? wealth's Attorney Frank Gtlmer ?".7.51 for expei*-.*--- incurred by tho city in tho trial. From Contingent Fund. In a letter to Mr, Gllmcr, which the executive doe? not dealro to have publish? ed, lie states that In tailing this amount from the State's contingent fund, he over? looked precedents in a desire to aid In tho administration of Justice. This, adds th? Governor, la not to bo considered as a pre-eedent, a? a contingent fund is for certain purpose*, not including proseen-j tlon of criminals, and tho money appro? priated for criminal expense--, Is intended ! to pay costs o'f such trial?. Tho McCue case, being unprecedented in many ways in Virginia criminal his? tory, required unusual expenditure. Governor Montague'? prompt and ef? ficient action hi responding to the request eent him by Mr. Gllnier to conic to the eid of the'citizens in this matter, will be liberally appreciated here. -.? saved the pooplo of this community "from going down in their pockets" and contributing money to aid In the prosecution. Unprofessional. Tho following communication, signed Mr. James B. Green, the well known In? structor In law at the University, ap. peared In the Issue of tho Progress this nftcmoon: "Whatever technical and unimportant objections may Im disclosed by the record in 'Commonwealth vs. J. Samuel McCue,' tho foetj'that a murder of unparalleled atrocity was committed, and that tho de? fendant was guilty, convicted therewith, has been established beyond a reasonable doubt." ? "Tho brothors of the prisoner, Ilko high? land clansmen, have adhered to him, right or wrong. This may 'be. admirable, or otherwise, according to ono s view? point, but there is surely an incongruity, und a shock to tho proprlotlos In the fact recently made public that ono of those brothers, Mr. Edward O. McCue, Is tho administrator of tho murdered wo? man's ?state, and, at the saino time, cpun t-ol for tho prisoner-, "This gives rise lo a conflict of duty that no professional nian could live under ! or toilorate. If (as is ullogod), tho banks hold twolvo thousand dollars of notes discounted for tho prisoner, and purport? \ng to bo endowed by his wlfo (and inore is a question of genuineness of endorse? ment), tho creditors and tho illstrllmreos ?-?oilier Aberandn and tho Italian Nostra Insist on tho presence of an Impartial Rdmilnlstratop.'' KILLED MAN WHO OWED HIM $15 (By Associated Press) LOUISVILLE, KY? November 22.? "Frederick Sanders, a dairyman, was kill id to-day ?y William II. Slaughter, Jr., it coal merchant, and one of tho best known men In Louisville, The men hud nn argument over a debt nnd Slaughter At ruck Sanders with mich a force as to rtf-a'ocato the man's neck, death resulting Instantly, Slaughter surrendered, Sanders was fICty-flvo years old, The trouble nroso over an amount o^jis which Panders owed Mr. Slaughter for rent. FIVE AUTOGRAPHS OF WASHINGTON FOR $416 iSneclal'to The Tlines-Dlspntoh.) BOSTON, MASS., Nov. 22.?Kivo auto? graphs of George Washington, wrltton durlntr- tho Revolution aggregated tho remarkuiblo sum of JilQ yesterday at an auction salo of autograph letters. Zaoh ary Taylor's letters to Dr. Thomas Liw son, icllliur of the war with the Black JIuwk 'Indians, brought ?22 and one au? tograph letter of president Roosevelt, when ho was on ihe Civil Service Connnls ?lon, brought ?1.00, ROOSEVELT AND TIE SIMPLE LIFE President introduces Dis? tinguished Author and Makes Speech. APPEAL FOR HIGH ? AMERICAN IDEALS Striking Story of a Citizen of Washington, a Livery Stable and a Congregation?A Brilliant Audience at the Lec? ture. - /<r (By Associated Proas) WASHINGTON, D. C, November 22.? President Roosevelt Introduced tho Rev. Charles Wagner, the author, to a largo audience at tho Lafayette Otwra Houso this afternoon, where, under the auspices of the ?oung Men'? Christian Association lie delivered a lecture on "The Slmplo Ivlfe." Tho audience, which gathered to hear the author, w-ws thoroughly ifpre sentatlve of tho national capital. The President, who Is a great admirer of Mr." Wagner, was given a cordial reception. In presenting the lecturer, tho President comineiiled Mr. Wagner's book, "The Simple ?Me," as contc?nlng much that Americana should tako to heart. Mr. Roosevelt said; Manifestations of Some Vice. ?'Mr. Wagner has well brought out the great fundamental truth that the brutal arrogance of a rich man who looks down upon a poor man because he Is poor, and the brutal envy and hatred felt by a poor man towards a rich man, merely beca uso he Is rich, are at bot? tom twin manifestations ? of the same vice. They are simply different ?*Idr?? of tho same shield. The arrogance that looks down In the one case, the envy that hates in the other, are really exhi? bitions of the same mean, base and un? lovely spirit which happens In one case to be In different surrounding* from what it Is In the other case. Tho kind of man who would be arrogant In one case la pre? cisely the kind of man who would be en? vious and filled with hatred In the other. The Ideal should bo the Just, the gen? erous, the broad-minded man, who is as incapatiwo of arrogance If rich as ho Is of malignant envy and hatred If poor." (A.p piWuce.) ? ,. -- Tho President spoke a few words com? mending the work of the Y. M. C. A. as trying to bring about what Is, expressed in the phrase, "The fatherhood of God and tho brotherhood or man." He then proceedttl to Illustrate by examples what he meant by a man acting individually and by a man acting In association with his fellows. Tho President referred to the w-ork 'of the Civic Club In New York, under tho leadership of Norton Goddaxd, saying: "If we had a sufficient number of clubs of this kind throughout our great cities, while wo would not by any means havo solved al? of 'the terrible problems that press upon us for solution In connec-, tlon with municipal mlsgoveriimont and with the overcrowding misery.1 vice, dis? ease and poverty of great cities, yet wo would havo taken a long stride forward in the right direction toward their solu? tion. So much for the examplo that I uso to Illustrate what I mean by work in combination. President Recites a Story. "As nn example of what can be dono and should be done, by the Individual Cit? izens, I shnll mention something that.re? cently occurred In this city, of Washing? ton. It appears that last spring Mr. Dow? ney started to build a new livery stable; his stable Is next door to a colored Bap? tist Church. Mr. Downey Is a white man and a Catholic and these neighbors of his are colored men and Baptists, and their klnsnlp of that broad humanity that should underlie all our feelings to? ward one another. (Applause). Mr. Dow? ney, started to build his stable, and nat? urally wanted to have It as big a stable a possible and built It right up to the limits of his land. That brought the wall ? close up against the back of the colored Baptist church, cutting out the light nnd air. Tho preacher called upon him mid told him that they would like to purchase a strip six feet-broad of the ground of Mr. Downey, upon which he was Intending to build, as It would be a great Inconvenience to them to lose the (Continued on Second' Page.) THE MODERN THANKSGIVING! HOWLING IB LINED STREET Patrol Wagon Containing Ne? groes Driven at'Breakneck Speed to Courthouse. MANY THREATS OF LYNCHING Prisoners Will be Taken to Louis? ville and Held Until the Ex? citement Is Over.-1 0">* Associated Press.) LEXINGTON, KY., November 22.?Gar field. Smith and John and EM ward Tay? lor, colored, Were to-day taken under ? heavy guard to Yarnallton Station, Eeven ! miles from tho city, and there put aboard a Chesapeake and Ohio train for Louis? ville, where they will bo kept until tho authorities believe It safe for them to appear for trial ? here. Rev. R. O. Klrlcwood to-day started a i fund to buy a homo for tho widow end ? ten orphans of tho murdered white man, ; and an effort to raise a largo sum will ? bo made. Th? finding of six negroes j armed with shotguns on the outskirts ! of the city to-day shows there is an j ugly feeling among a certain element of tho negroes which may lead to clashes with whites. However, negro preachers and the better class of colored -peoplo aro doing their best to keep down the. race feeling, deploring the acts of tho murder? ers and counseling deference to the whl tos. Tho preliminary hearing of the negroes to-day was the cause of much excitement. They were? taken to tho courthouse about 11 o'clock In a patrol wagon, guarded by twelve policemen. A large crowd had gathered at the Jail, and tho streets were lined with shouting people. The patrol wagon was driven at 'breakneck spred to tho courihouso, where, after a prelimi? nary hearing, the negroes wero hold for the grand jury. The same exciting scene attended the return of the negroes to jail. Tho doors of the Jail were open when the patrol wagon returned, and the negroes were literally thrown through the entrance and the doors slammed In the face of the mob, which surged around the place. Many threats of lynching wero heard. BRENTANO, FAMOUS FRENCH AUTHOR, COMING HERE (Special to The Times-Dispatch.) CAMBIUDGE, MASS., Novembor 22.?M. Frantz Funck Brentano, the noted French ROOSEVELT ML ENDORSE JAMESTOWN General Lee Says the President Will Recommend It in His Message. (Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.) NORFOLK, VA? November 22.? Pros? pects for favorable action on tho part of Congress on >tlio appropriation, whiuh It will bo asked to make at Its coming session? to tho Jamestown Exposition fund, have been very much heightened, owing to recent advices from General Fltzliugh Le?, president of iho Exposi? tion Company, who is now In Washington, where It Is expeotod that ho will spend much of his timo during tho winter. To-day Ueneral Lee sent to 0, Brooks Johnston, chairman of thu board of gov? ernors, a messago, which caused iho hopes of even the most sanguine supporters of the Exposition movement to rise to higher pitch. -The r.iessttgjB. referred to Presi? dent Roosevelt's atfitutlu toward tho Ex? position, und prosugea victory for the appropriation proposition, It Is thought, PMsldcni Boosovelt has promised Gen? eral Leo that ho will strongly endorse and recommend tho Exposition project In his forthcoming messago to Congress, Gen? eral Leo's telegram saysi "Saw President yesterday, ami ho will strongly endorse, iiivo. recommend hi his iTirtliepmlug m'essago -to Congres? thu eelebrailon of the three hundredth an-' inlversury of the Jlrst permanent Eu-flUh settlement on, this continent at James? town, Va." RAN INTO FREIGHT OBSCURED IT SMOKE One Killed and Several Hurt in Wreck Yesterday in Arkansas, (By Associated Press) (LITTLE ROCK, AW?**, November --"-?? A special to the Gazette from Hoxil? says! Passenger train No. 17 southbound from St. I/nils, known as tho Hot Springs spe? cial on the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad,' to-duy ran Ipto an extra freight twin, whloh was taking the siding at Swlfton, a amnll town, twenty miles south of here, I Harry Wells, fireman on No. 17 was burned to death and Engineer A. Degudro, of 'the same train, was badly hurt, his arm being broken. Four passengers, whoso mimes tire not obtainable, were seriously Injurod. Fifteen other passen? gers wore bruised and otherwise slightly lnjured. The wreck was caused by tho density of (tho smoke from the forest fires, making Jt Impossible to soe twenty feat head, EVANS TO HAVE COMMAND OF NORTH ATLANTIC FLEET WASHINGTON, D. C Nov. 22.-Roar Admlrul Robley D. -Evans, now president of iho Lighthouse Board, will be appoint? ed to tho supreme command of the North Atlantic fleet when Renr-Admlral Bar? ker relire? next' March. Rear-Admiral Pu via wlU bo uncoil <1 In command, . author and philosopher, is to male? a tour of the principal Southern and Western cities after closing his courso of lectures at Harvard University, which began No? vember 26th. Ho will visit Richmond Atlanta and New OrleaiiB, traveling as far as San Francisco, to lecture and meet leading educators. Ho Is the man who solved the mystery of the man In the Iron mask through his ten years' classi? fying and search work in the Basrtile ar? chives. . . NICOLAUS WILL GET HIS $75,000 BACK AGAIN (By Associated Press, ST. LOUIS, November 22.?Judge Wood of the Circuit Court, in tho caso of Henry Nlcolaus, against Charles H. Turner, for? merly president of tho Suburban Railroad Company, the German savings' Institution, Ellis Wainwright and others, decided to? day that the plaintiff was entitled to re? cover ?75,000, tho "boodle" fund placed on deposit with- -'tints Lincoln Trust Com? pany by the' Suburban Railroad Company, to bribe members of the House of Dele? gates for the reason that "Mr. Nlcholaus was ignorant of tho purposes for which tho money was to bo applied." "If this suit were- brought." says Judge Wood, "by Turner, who was the maker of the note, the court would probably not grant any relief." UNITED STATES COLLIER STRIKES ITALIAN BARK (By Associated Press) GENOA. ITA-LY. November 22.?Owing to a collision between tho United States Slgnora Delle Grazie, the United States cruiser Olympia, which was to have soil? ed from here last night, postponed her departure until to-day. This morning, ac? companied by tho Abernnda, the Olym? pia sailed for Gibraltar, where the former will bo ropalred. Tho damage to the'cot Her Is estimated at ?2,000, while that sus? tained by tho bark amounts to ?200. The American consul here, William H, Bishop, has arranged with tho port authorities for an Indemnity to be' paid to tho owners of tho bark. FORMER VIRGINIAN : DIES IN ST. LOUIS Head of Dry Goods Firm Was Lynchburg Boy?To be Buried Here. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) - ST. LOUIS, MO., November 22.?Rich? ard M. Scruggs, capitalist and plillan thropist, who at 'the age of fifteen was a clerk in a Lyncliburg, Va., store, died at 12:50 this afternoon at his residence, In tho presence of his three brothers?G, A. Scruggs, C, O, Scruggs and William R. Scruggs; the latter's wlfo and daughter, Samuel Cupplea. and tho Rov. Dr, Morris. Funeral serv? oes will bo hold at 0:30 o'clock to-morrow morning at tjio Cook Avonuo Methodist Episcopal Church, South, of which he was a member. Tho body will be shipped Immediately after the services to Lynchbnrg for Interment. The fatal Illness dated from lost Wed? nesday, when Mr. -Scrugj-s contracted pneumonia. Owing to his advanced ago? almost olghty-three years?ho was unublo to combat the disoase. He was never mar? ried, and his nearest living relatives aro his sister, Miss Snlllo Scruggs, who re? sided with him, and his throe brothers, As soon as his death became known tho doors of tho large dry goods store of Scruggs, Vnndervoort and Barney, of which flnm ho was senior mem-bor, wore closed. n WANT HELP ?t/ TO-DAY, U-.. . it?;-; The 47 t-dvertlsonionU for help pub? Jlihud In today's- Tiinoi DUjmtoti on p_j*o b ?re ?? follow*! 9 Agents, 8 Salesmen, 6 Trades, 8 P'qmeatios, 4 Office. 13 Miscellaneous. Thin not only Intere-fts thou out of work, hut Uioae desiring to Improv* their position? ae well, ? ?!?? II I ?> REFUSED DRINK THEY HERDED MOB Curry Brothers Attack Saloon and Ten in Crowd Are Badly Hurt. FIVE HUNDRED SHOTS FIRED Woman Fatally Wounds One of Assailants and Is Then In- ,.' jured Herself. . (By Associated Press) J, HUNTINGTON, XV. VA., November 23. I Tho settlement across the- Big Sandy j River, from YorkvJUe, has been the BC.eno I of a fatal foud between ?the family of j John Waillaco and the Curry brothers. The Currys demanded liquor at "Wallace's saloon last night, but were refused be i cause, It is alleged, they were already I Intoxicated. The Curry brothers then be? gan shooting, and ? Wallace closed his saloon. Later, the Currys and other? went to Wallace's home, demanding that Wal? lace como out. When Mrs. Waillaco told them her husband was not at home, the orowd broke into tho windows, where? upon Mrs, "Wallace fired, fatally wound? ing-Thomas Curry. The crowd then be? gan to tear down tho Wallace homo, and seizing a young brother of Mrs. Wal . lace, they bound him, hand and foot, and j la-Id his head on a log. It I? said one of | tho Curry brothers was about to deeapl : cate tho youngs-tor, when Wallace fired, ? and tho crowd scattered, leaving the boy ? unhurt. The Curry party again attacked Wullace's home, and Mr?, WaMace was shot In the"leg and In the shoulder. She rode to Louisa, Ky,, and tho sheriff and deputies started for'the scene of tho trou? ble. Wallace escaped to Yorkvlllo, but all of his llvo stock was killed by tho mob. It is estimated that about 500 shots wero fired, and that ten mem/bera of the mob were badly injured. A reward of $1,000 has been offered for tho apprehension of any member of tho mob, BRADY WILL BE APPOINTED GOVERNOR OF ALASKA (By Associated PresK.) WASHINGTON, D. C. Nov. 22.-OfIl clnl announcement was made to-day that Governor Brady will bo uppolnted Clover nor of Alaska. WOMAN QUAILED lEFDKffiLETI Ghastly Witness Against Nan Patterson Who Is Now on Trial. i? " PIECES OF SKIN FROM YOUNG'S HAND Prisoner Turned Deathly White and Called for a Glass of Water?The Man Who Assisted Cab Driver Tells What He Knows. (By "--.eioolated Pr??.> NE"-V YORK, November 22.?Several unusual features wero presented In the Supremo Court to-day In. the trial of Nan Patterson (or the alleged murder of Caesar Young. Frcd-etrick D. Michaels, the cabman, de? scribed the cab In which Young mot his death. He' said that lie heard' tho sound of a pistol shoL and that Miss Patterson opened tho trap a moment later and told him to drive to a drug store, but that he did not look Into tho cab. He then told what occurred up to the timo when ho reached the hospital, where Young's body was taken. Skeleton in Court. During the day a skeleton and two pieces of skin from Young's,second finger were produced In court by'the prosecu? tion. The skeleton was shown In order that tho course of the 'bullot that-killed Young might be traced. The State, It Is un?eirstood, expects to use the pieces of skin in refuting tho suicido theory. The Introduction of ' these exhibits cauced a sensation in tho court room, and for a time Miss Patterson seemed on the verge of colIap3o. The cour.t room was crowded when the trial was resumed, and the; corridors of the "building wero thronged. Several persons were put om the witness stand to testify regarding incidents that followed tho arrest of Miss Patterson, and-Police-Captain-Sweeny identified the revolver, which, ho said, waa found In Young's ?pocket after the shooting. The Star Witness. ?William Stemm, Jr., the young man who directed MIohael, the 90b.. driver, to' the hospital, proved to be" the star witness of tho day. Ho'was standing on tho corner of West Broadway and York Street, and hoard the revolver shot just after the cab had. passed him. Ho was startled, and Jooked up the street ?ulckly, trying to locate the spot from which the shot -vas' fired. There was no one on the opposite side of the street, and he con? cluded that the shot must havo been fired In tho cab, which was about trwelve feet away .'and moving rather slowly. As the cab swung-around- to the drug store he followed and saw the driver talking with tho druggist..?- In the cab he saw a man and a woman, the man lying with his head In tho woman's lap. "The driver seemed to be nil tanglod up," said Stemm, "and 1 rode on the step of tho cab to the hospital, When we reached tlie hospital ? helped a policeman I to carry the man in, and thon helped the i-woman to alight. She was frightened and palo, and looked as If she -wanted to cry, but could not.'.' ? ? In reply to questions by "sir. Levy, the witness said that about eight or nine min? utes elapsed from the time ho heard the shot until tho cab reached tho drug storo. Traille both ways prevented the cab getting there sooner. Prisoner Nearly Faints. Tho-lutmaji skeletons which frequently havo toeen mentioned In connection with the case made their first appearance In the court room when Coroner's Physi? cian rhlllp V. O'Hanlon was called to the Stand. Dr. O'Hanlon testified that ho jier fornwd the autopsy on Young's body, and said that death was caused by hemor? rhage- oC the left lung, resulting from a shot wound, Tho bullet had onterod the left shoulder and passed downward toward the centrer of the body, lodging In tho muscles of tho back. A probe was Inserted In the ?skeleton to show the courso taken by tho -bullet, and both tho skeleton and a ibullot, which the wltnoss Identified as the one taken from Young's body, were mnrked as exhibits, While the skeleton was being exhibited Miss Pait'terson turned deathly white and called for a glass of waiter. It was feared that sho was, going to faint, but she soon gained control of herself,. BIG SUIT AGAINST LAWSON THE AUTHOR Plaintiff Denies That It Has Anything to Do With Re? cent Publications. (By Associated Pros?.) NBW YORK, November 22.?Suit han boen brought toy Paul Fuller, of this city, u_alntt Thomas W. I-awson, of Boston, for *f350,000, Mr. Fuller, who Is ?n attor? ney, mild that ho himself was the plain? tiff In tho suit, but as to tho nature of tho proceeding- or Us causo, ho declined to Imvo anything to say, It. was re? ported that Mr. Lawson's recent writings lind caused the bringing of the suit, but this wos denied by Mr. Fuller. Fuller Is a member of the law firm of Condurt Brothers. Lorenzo Semple, of tho saino Ann, said that tho suit was over a pri? vate transaction between Lnvvson and Fuller, and has mojhlng to do with iho Boston man's writings. Issues Statement. (By ABioctnted Pros?.) ftOSTON, MASH., Novoi.ulier 22,-Mr. Lawson issued to-night a signed state? ?ment, which, hownv?r, throws little light upon the origin or nature of the suit or suits brnuvM against him. Mr. Lawson refers to pressure being brought nt Wash? ington In an effort to exoludo from tho infills his. writings on finance. Ile ex? presses tno opinion that such a proceed? ing would nor be permitted by the postal auihorltlt'A. WILL CONSTRUCT TIDEWATER ROAD Corps of Civil Engineers Passing Through, Probably for the Southside. ? Thero Is a growing Impression In rail? road and financial clrclos here that the Tidewater Railroad, churtored by the Cor? poration some months ago, is going to bo ?built, notwlthstainllng file many rumors to tito contrary, and this view has been Btruiigtheiied by several things which huvo hnppened In the past few days. Mr. J'. Baldwin Ranson, of Staunton, one of tho otllcors of tho company, was hero Monday night, presumably on his way to Smithsldo Virginia, through which section tho oharter contemplates that the road will run, mid lost night ilfteon civil engineers stopped over here, all register? ing at Murphy's- as. of tho "Tidewater Railway," though they persistently de? clined to say In what cllrentlou tiny were moving. It is believed that they aro bound for tho southside section, und will proseoute the work' of laying tho route thero, a.*- has bn.ii done in many portioiib of Southwest Virginia. A gentleman from Parkcrsburg, W. Va., was here the other duy, und he.suid the company had begun luylug rails on the western extension, and ho felt sure the road would be built. He added that ho belluvod tho Goulds-were behind It, and that they were the smartest railroad people In this oount*-*r. PLOT TD FDISDN NONUNION IN Wholesale Murder Con? spiracy Said to Have Existed in Cincinnati. ONE WORKMAN ALREADY DEAD Detectives Disguised Themselves as Moulders and Lived With Strikers for Several Days. Half a Dozen Men Are Under Ar? rest. (By Associated Pre??.) CINCINNATI, Nov. 22.?Charged with varlouB degrees of lawlessness in con? nection with the strike union moulder? of Cincinnati, Covlngton 'and Newport, Ky., a half dozen men ar? under nrra?t to-night and others are under survei' lanoe. Those In oustody aro Win. Pat ton, alias Friend, oharged with mur? der; Eugene Trainer, charged with mur? der; Tho? Bracken, charged with mur? der; Fred. Kauhauser, Jr., charged with malicious destruction'of property;. Fred. Kauhauser, Sri, and .Tohjj. ?rook, charged with aiding und abetting tho dostruoUoa of property, ' To Arrest President. A warrant was Issued to-day for Joseph, F. Valentine, president ?t,the Iron Mouldy ers' Union of North America, but as ho is out of the city, the service could not be had on him. Valentinen telegraphed from Cleveland that he would be here to? morrow, % ? ? The headquarters of the Iron Moulder?' Union are in this oily; and'It Is claimed tha't President Valentine has been direct? ing the strike that has been In progress I In Cincinnati, Covlngton and Nowport for several months. During that timo there have been disturbances at different foundries and on tho streets of the three cities. On October 7th, Samuel Weak ley, a non-union moulder ?was killed and Frank Brown, who accompanied. Weak ley, narrowly escaped from strikers who assaulted them. During the past few days tho situation became more threat? ening, around, the foundries and attempts were made last night to blow up two.of them with dynamite, one In this city and tho other In Newport, Ky. No ar? rests havo been made In Newport, al? though the situation Is more threatening there than at any other locality. The ar? rest of tho father and son (Kauhauser) In this city charged with dynamiting the Eureka foundry, and their alleged con- . fcsslon Implicating others promlso sen? sational developments. Chas. F. Wiiltz, secretary, and Charles F. Williams, attor- ' ney for tho Employers' Asoelatlbn of Cincinnati and Commissioners Briggs and ilcCUntock, of the National Founders' ? Association, who secured a largo force of detectives from Chicago, are still work? ing on different cases involved In the pro? tected strike and claims that officials of - both the International and the local unions will be Involved In charges of aid? ing and abetting lawlessness. Denies Reports. Eklfvard Bergen, secretary here of the. Union Moulders' Strike Committee, de? nies that any officials of the union have oven countenanced lawlessness. He saya they are making no defense for Patton held as the principal In tho murder of Weakley. He denounces tho reports about plotstas maliciously false. He doos not bel levo that Bracken or Trainer are In any manner Implicated with Patton In th<? killing of Weakley. Whilo there Is much excitement In th? foundry districts to-night, there were n? reports to a late hour of further dis? turbances. In addition to the strong guards that have heen maintained for months at these places, tho police of the three elttos assisted materially to-night. Tlie employers, heretofore, have complain? ed that polico protection and assistance had not been ncco'rded them In either of the throe cities. Alleged Poison Plot. Following tho arrest o'f Bracken for the alleged murder of Weakley, detectives to? day chargo two plots against certain strikers, one -for tho murder of Weakley and a companion named Brown, who es? caped, and the other for the poisoning of a number of non-union men who were stopping at a larga (boarding house. After the murder of "Weakley a num beV* of detectives, disguised us working men secured union cards and Joined tho Striker s In order to gatlwr evidence. The dieteotlvcs claim to havo evidence Involving a number of union moulders, not only In tho plot to kill Weakley, but also In the general plot to poison the non? union moulders at the moulders' board? ing houso. It Is alleged that tho plot to poison tho -non-union moulders was to have gone into effect to-morrow night. One of tho -detectives, who says he had been assigned to aid In the poisoning,. to claiin proof of tho poison had been bought. Eugene Trainer, employed at tho Mo wry car wheel woiUiB, was arm'ted here, charged as accessory with Bracken In tho murder of Samuel Wealiloy the non? union moulder, on October 7th. The detectives In the employment of the City Employers' Association and the National Fiitindt'Ts' Association, state that there will be at least two more arrests us noceu sorlus by being In the plot to kill Wealthiy und Brown. The other two suspects are not now In this State, In addition to.tho local officers, seventeen detectives fron) Chicago have been working us, moulders, some rooming with thorn, DEMANDED MONEY; SHOT . CASHIER; NOW IN JAIL - i (By AssoolaU'd Pr??s) PLATTE Ol?NTBB. NEB., November *2.?William Holden, a farm hand, dur? ing t-he noon hour to-day. entered the Flutte Valley Bank, -demanded the bank'?., cash, and on the rerusul of Cashier Bar? ney Shroeder to surrender it, shot tho latter in tho breast, Inflicilng a eei-Jou?, but not fatu/!, woiiud. Ho mude his ea dip? In a "buggy without se-cunng any money. Holden wa? pursued and lat'?r captured by Sheriff Carril*, after the rob bor had fired at his pursuers. The enoruf inado puruuK In an automobile, 4h.e pos-si i ?ooomrpanyU-g him on buruuiraaift.