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Dispatch Want Ads. Sunday, 1\HB DIBPATCH PODNDICD 1830. THB T1MI3S FOUNDED 1880. Many people offer work ? see Sunday's Times-Dlspatch Want Ada. WHOLE NUMBER 17,102. RICHMOND, VA., MONDAY, FEBWJABY .12, 1906. PRICE TWO CENTS. ii or DELEGftTE DIH Celebrated iMlner Gives Out Statement for His Attitude. HISSED AND HOOTED FOR OECLARAT10N District Miners' President Says He Tried to Prevent An Ob scure Town From Bring ing Strifc, Woe and Hunger On Miners. (By Assoolaf-rt Pross.) P1TTSBURO, PA\, KcVniary lr.-Prest d'-iu Patrlck Dolan, "of tho local dlstrlct, Unltcd Mlno Workcrs of Amerlca, whoso reiHgnatloii v.as demondcd last week at the convcntlon of delegatea from the local unlon ln th<: dlnrlct, bocauae he voted ti-ltli tho operators ui lndluuai>olH to malntaln tii<; present wtigu scaie, to nlght Issued a, statement In which he ? tve* Iiih reasona for so voiliiK. In tha Mitttcmonti i'tv.-iin-tu Dolan says: "lu llm Jolnc scale coininluec, bofore i?>. matter waa submlttcd to the Joint convcntlon, tho Illinois inln->rn nnd opora i?: s got Into a deadlock over the sh-?t f:.- fn blll, Tho operators of Illlnoia atatcd posltlvely thal they would never K!iMi any agreement whleh tlld not corn |.--, tu<- inlfiora to pay tho wages of tne atiot flr'-rs. "tfresUli-nt l'< rvy, r>f th" Illinois mlnerK, Immedlatcly roplied that ih?-r? would not !-'? -inv agrecrrient lf that woro tln- onse, a?< itif llllnol mlnerj would never a?cr?"? lo ollow MMi-n :i provlslon to go Into the scale. Thls ono local Ikhii?? ln tho Statr, of illinois, thorefor'e, preve'nted further progreaa on tho sealc In the Scalo I'om mltteo, nnd wo woro forced to report to tbi convcntlon without an a&fcenient. Hissed and Hooted Down. "As soon as tno nilii'-r*' offlclals of the SUttC of Illlnol* ?tw tlmt they COllld not ???? <n ngreenn-nt on local lssues In thelr ..?n State, B?cretary-Tre_Bt?rer \V. 1>. Ftynn. of ihe IIIIih'Ik miners. presr-nted a rosolullon In tho wliiers' convontlon, de .?lariiu; that no dlstrjrt in this Utilto Stateji would be permittod to make a nettleoient unless they all aettjed at one tlme. Thla reaolutlon w:is pnsscd. I voted. Ogalnst It and trl?d to talk agalnst lt. Imt w.i. I.1---.-1 .-iii.l hooted down. ?'Thl--i resolatkm pjuta tlie raiitera of this country lu ?> rldl.-nlous posltlon. One., Ui , .ji.-tri-i ln Mlc_jt?n, r.iiu?>h t'oiuin i,i | ,.,- * .,,,. .,i-., obwurt j.i.i.m wuj brlng itrlff -,n,i v*1? Hn'1 hunger on.1 <? 0 inlr.'-rs, JuM bccarrB* these llttle d : i- ta li.iv some local dlffcrenoes they ,. nnot ailjust. ? "John Mltobell is golng <l"wn to Xo.v York to ask tho nnthracite operators ror a contract, whleh he has not the power lo .nt- r Into, as the natlonal ron v. mcSon has tled hlril lianfl and foot. "With these facta ln irilnd", when tlu ?mint imn ? ntiou rcas^einbled and ths ..; i rators offered to reafflrm the preient I voted for it openly ?nd hon'-stly. nutl bo cohvfnced was t or the justlce of H?y oplnlon. that I refuse.! to retract ln !!'?? fiii-i- of jeers and reVillnWJ nnd threni-s of vo-iily linrm. I know ln tho face of the rcHolution !?> tie all dlstricts l,nt" lhey havo acttled; that nothlne hut a mlracle nr a rompl'-t<. baok-dowu u;>on the part of tbe iniiH-rs. would nvert a tremendoua hlrikr, the end of whieh none can for^ seo. biit whlch threatena us and the coun? try with terrlhlo loss. Alone in Vote; Not in Opinion. "I, was alone ln my vote. hut l wns not alono ln my oplnlon. At the coijven tion of American Federatidn of Labor ln Plttafaurg ln November. I cpn'milted Presl rl.-,i>. MJt.lir-ll and W. 1>. Ryan. and tlu-y both told me thrj? would be Katlsfled wltl h renowal of tlio present aprreement, but that wo ought to demand advaneo na a matter of pollcy. "Xater I consulted Presldent Hasklns, of th? ohlo miners. He told me Ihe same thlng, After Hasfctns had bien defeatea for re-electlon nnd was icll^ved of all rosponsihiiliy, ho advocated a demand of lon pr-r cent. increase ln wages In hla annual. address. but the conveuttoit of Ohlo inlnors r??fiiscd to endorsfi hls posl? tlon. Is thls fact not slgulflcaht? "Ijet us be honest Tliout these thlng?. Our wages havo been lncreased moro thnn 110 por cent.. and our hours of labor have been decreased from ten to eight houra Blnce 1S97. ls it rlght,, under thls Ryan resolutloii, to Jeopardlze all these things? And let mc tell you, tho miners of thls oonntry havo never won a prominent soft coal slrike under the dlrection of l'i'osideiit Mltcholl." "Al the present timn we havo a strike of s.nnri miners ln Alabama, whleh haa h?en on for ninetcen months. They are stiiklng .igalnst-a-teii per cent. reductlon. Under the Ryan rosolutlon, whleh says ?11 dlstrlcts must got twclve and a half 9?r i-eiiL advaneo over the present Bcale, tho Alabama operators will havo to wlth cliaw thelr demand for :i ten p"r cent. reductlon and glve the twelvo and a. half por cent., or a total dlfference of twenty two and a half per cent., before any other rllstrlrt in tho country can settle. JIow Is this to bo brought nbout? '. Mitchell Refuses to Help. "The Plttsburg dlstrlct lias been critl plsod because it, has not moro than 2X.O00 me'mbefs. President Mitchell ls ns much at fault as any llvlhg man. Ho i-pfuses to help us. "1 havo been in tho trades unlon movc me-nt for thlrt>'-ftve years ln Scotland and Aineriea. 1 havo sat at tlio feet of tho groatest labor Ieadors the world has ever known, includlng the great Alexandcr Mc Donald, Krnm boyhooil \ learned that it ls a leader's duty 'to tell lils people, not what. they would llke to hear, but what they should know. They must bo told when they are in tho wrong, as well as npplauded when they are in the rlght. Tliis ls niy platform, and l am wIllliiB to rfsfl and fall with lt before tho mlnors nnd tho publlo of thls'country-" ? ? Longworth Much Improved, (By Assoclated Pross.). WASH1NOTON, Ftlbrunry 11.-.Repr<3 Bentatlvo l/>ngworth, of Ohlo, who has beon aufforlng with nn attaek of tonal litls, was miich improved t?-ciay. . To nlght ho ate"dlnner with tlie mombera of " iho housohold. Ho wlll probably be nblo *> go out to-morrow, if Uta weather con JTcues favoraTnle. FOUR MEK KILLEDr Traln Dashes Into Open Switch Carrying Death and Destruction. NEGLIGENT MEN EFFECT ESCAPEj Passenger Englneer is Horribly Mangled and Buricd Btneath "* Overturned Coal Under Tender?Telegraph Operator Badly * ' - Scalded. , (Special to Thn Times-Dlspalch.) GftBOfSBORO, X. C? Fobrtiary 11._ Tl.ls morning at 2 o'clock. us Kxprcso No. 34, northbound. whllo at tbe western Ilmlt of the shiftlng yards, one mlle west of tho pub?enger siatlon, wns approachlng at rifjeon miles an hour, lt ran Into an open swlt.-h and crasbed into a Hhiftlng onglne standlng one, hundred yards off, w.-iltlng for the maln llno traln to pass, and kilted outrlght Knglnoer Wlll Beilars and Flremnn charlle Johnson, of the shiftlng onglne, nnd Owen Nprvell. engl? neer of the- pnssengor .-ind expros;., the latter belng not only tcllled, btit horribly tnangied, wrjien found he wns buried benoath tho overturned coal under the tender. Bimpson Kewmnn. eondUctdr 0f the yard englne, dled two hours IiiKt. Wlllterri Balley, a young- telegraph op.-? sor. was frrlbly sealded and otherwise Injurrcl, nnd Klreman W. M. Bparger. df Mo'dnt Alr>-, on tho pa-ssengor traln, wos badly Injtired. None ot tho passengers weri- injtired. Another ftiglne and ,-rew belng speedlly provldofl, tli* traln sped on lt* way north. h.-avlng Ihe* awful scene of destructlon and death behlnd. .Vews of the wr.-ck was soon communleated to pbyslclans. and many went out to ndminlster to tho wounded tralnnien. Thoy were brought to the city hospltat ?n<I have been lm provlng. tho. latest news belng that thoy wlll reenwr. Sparger's Narrow Er.cape. Klreman Sparger. of .Moiint Alry, es caped death by being <-ti the steps of tho tender. Just as the 1rr?iri thundere.J lnto th" open switrh. Bnglneeg Nbrvetl, se^liiK death ln front. (bought to ehout to him to Jtimp, and being where 'he could <Io so, Sparger W-aped nnd wan enved, though terrlbly brulsed and l:i-<-."Ucd by ttir fall. All ihe others irf the. rt^ad and Injured sav< Engln^^r Norvoll rwsWe In lireen." boro and have famllies. Norvell Hvcd .it Monroe. whorc his body was shtpped on the Sunday evnlnp traln. The deud bodiet, wero taken to Poolo's undertuklng establlshmcnt and prepared for burial. Two of thr. four bodlos wero terrlbly mangled, th>- head ol' nne of them belng *pllt nearly In two, nnd ono of the heads belng entirely severed from the body. The two engineers were not extrirated from ihe engines untll 3 o'clock, belng lltorall}" pinned ln t>efweeu thn closely loek<d engrtnes. Neither left the track. but wero llternlly welded togetlier. ln Obcdlenca to rules, Kngineer Sellers. ot the Hblfting englne, was out in front of II, hnldlng his hnt over the headllght, waltlng for 34 to pas5. lt was Hiier-ding north on nne of the two jraoks, tlie shifter belng on tlie parallel track waltlng to como but. Turner Welfaro and I^awrehco Malcolm. Kwltchmen, are sald to have neglected closing It or puttlng on tbe llglits. When tlie englneer of 3-1 saw he was off, tho .-niorgency was applled, but was useless. The shiftor was knocked nlnety feet down the track. both ?-nglnes were? torn co'mpletely elear of pllots and lockc-d togetlier, roIIJ Iron against solid iron. and the tender of the passenger -wns hurled on top of an fxpress coach be? hlnd. Negligent Employes Disappear. Keallzlng the terrible, result of their negleet, and fearlng arrest. Switehmen Atalcolm and Welfare havo disappeured and cannot be located. A warrant for their arrest was sworn out this afternoon, but offlcers have failed to find them. The two dlsmantled englnes were hitched togetlier and brought to the trackH of tho passenger yard llmlt at noon, and large crowds have vislted the scene all the afternoon, vlewing the e.vldcnces of the traglo event. and the treniendous shock. whlch completely shattered the two iron moiiBtors, whlle bringing death to so many faithful men. Royal Residence In Copenhagen and New Danish Ruler. LITTLETDN ALSO HAS REAL MAYOR Executivc of West Virgtnia's Burned Town Swells Crcek With 100 Barrels of B&cr. ORDERED SALOON TO CLOSE Prophietor Jgnorcd Coinmunica tion and Mayo Badlcy Procecds a la Carric Xatioti (By Assoclated Press.) NKW MAKTl.N-.SVILl.K. \V. VA.. Fob niary 11.?Uttleton. whlch was pract Ically wlped out by (Ire Krlday, wlll probably nevrr bo rebullt. Many of the. sufferers are dlsheartened and havo expressed an Inlentloti to go to other towns. SJayor Brndley threatehed to prosecute Ihe pro prletor of the one rerminin? saloon If he renpetied. but lils order to closc waa dls obeyed. Bradley promptiy sent a man wlth a sledge li.immer fo tlie salocn, and the latter knockeil in the. heads of over one hundrod barrels of beer and allowed It to flow into tlie creek. The ftre. whlch destroyed slxty build Ings. fourteen business hcuses, and ren dered nearly 1,000 persons homelofs, waa caused. It ls sald, by the two som of Marry Crow, who had been playlng wlth matcheK in a closet. .Many are now- cjuar tered in lents of tho National Ouard, whlch were ordered 5>ent to bittlcton by (Jovernor Dawson. SEVERAL FIREMEN HURT; MUCH PROPERTY BURNED (By Assoclated Fress.) NEW YORK. Kebruary 11.?More* than a qtiarter of a nilllion dollars' worth of property was destroyed and seyprnl fire nien were Injured, one of them seriously, to-day by a fire in the atx-story store nnd factory building at Nos. S36-RSS Broadway. Tlie fire men, who ware In? jured. were caught under a mass of part ly burned pncklng boxes when one of the upper floors collapsed. A few feet awny blazed flerroly, and the plnioned men were In extreme danger untll a score of fellow-tlremen came to their aicl and dragged them out to safety. Painters' Convention. (By Assoclated Fress.) RIKMINGHAM. AI.A., February 11.? Tho lirst instalment of delegates to the annual eonventlon of the International Association of Master House Painters and Dccorators, whlch will begin in this city Thursday mornlng. arrived to-nlght. The party included a hundred delegates from Toronto. Boston and Plttshurg, who came on a special traln. All night and to morrow tho delegates aro expected to pour lnto the clty. and arrangenients huve be.cn mado to nccommodato 2,000 vlsltors. THINGS ARE SIZZLIIG Leadtng Citizens Pass the Lie On Cards in "Seven Different Languages," (Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.) ATLANTA, GA., Febniary 11.?Fears of a duel or a street e-neountor are cnus Ing much alnrm among the frlends of Edltor .lohn Tomple Oraves, of tho At? lanta News. nnd Colonel James W. l-hig llsh, ,lr., chlef of tlio (Jovernor's staff. who havo ln tho last fe>w dnys denounced each other ns llars ln publlshed cavds in connection wlth tho lltlgutlon over tho News. whlch nrrise from nu lrijunc tlon to prevent Graves from talklng about hlmself on Its edltorlal page. Both mon have records ns lighters, nnd tho cnustlo character of the eplthets they havo applled to ono rtnother seems to leavo n<> eseapo from personal sntlsfac tlon. ln his last card Colonel lOngllsli sald: "Colonel Oraves ls such a contlnuoiis Unr that it. is Imposslblo to speclfy tho rnyrlad lles ho has told during the couvse of tlils affalr." Colpnel Graves hntl pre viously glven tho lle to a stntemtfiit mado by Engllsh, and odded: "lt is Im? posslblo to hear tho namo nf Kngllsh ln Georgln wltfrotit henring tlio clunklng of ponvlct chalns," referrlng lo tho fact thnt Iho KngUshes have been tnterested * ln Stato' convlot labor held by contract. . A. J. MONTAGUE GALLS ON MRS. RYAN Former Governor and Mrs. Monta? gue See Millionaire's Wife in Her Private Car, MrS, Thomas Forttino Ryan, who caiilo to the clty Saturday evenlng to bring hor son and hls comradea to tho Indoor track meet, spent yesterday ln tho city. ln tho mornlng; Mrs. Ryan attended service ln St. Ppter's fJatlietlral, and In the after? noon, ln company with Bishop Van do ?\ y.ver. sihe vlslted the handsome new cathedrnl whlcli her husband is building for tho Catholles of Rlchmond. Lnter in the afternoon Mrs. Ryan ro colvod sovei-al vlsltors In her prlvato our, Pero Marquette, among them hoing for? mer Governor and Mrs. Montague, Mr, F. Sltterding, presldent of the Pussenger antl Power Company; Mr. Miu-r, general inannger of tlio Norfolk and Western Railrond, and Mrs.e Kato l.oiibe, of Rlch? mond. Mrs. Ryan and hor party returned to WnshingtOii at ITivo Q'olook over ' tho Richmond, FrederlckHburg aml Potomac Rallroail. Archbishop Auton Dead (By Assoolated Press.) AUTV'N, FRANCE, Fcbruary U.?Cal dlnal Adolpho . Perrsitid," urehbisliop of, Auton,-dled hero Buturdoy night of pitett monla. , JKtt7c?. J^sasTcrcK. Tvnr PEDIEITEO IO GOO'S WORSHIP Great Crowds Seek Admission to the New Second Baptist Cliurcli. The dcdlcatory servioes of tbo new tempie of worshlp ereoted by the con grcga-tion of the Second Baptist Chureh were attended yesterday by n. throng whlch greatly overflo-.ved the spaclous nudttorlum of the churcli. Kvery avail able opaca wa.s o.'cupied by seatp pernm nunt and tempora>ry. U^t one of wlil^li wei.? vacarit. Tho uiiVJi arouml both eri trnni"-8 were packed trhd Jammed with people several - llnen deep. whil? a vost number of others llned the adsles on either sido of Ihe chureh. So erowded was the conditlon within last night that several hundred fseeklng admission nt both doors a few moments lato had to bo turned away-ln sore disappolntment. It wns vmdoubtedly one of the largest as semblages of church-goers cver soon in (Contlnued on Elghth Page.) THE WEATHER Forecast: North Carollna?Rain Mon? day; wanner ln central and western por tlon; brisk to hlgh nortlicasl wlnds; Tues? day, clearlng. ,i?.. ."!.,?-inercaslng cloudlness Mon? day, followed by rain or snow in South? ern portlon; warmer In Ontral portlon and Northern portlon; I'liesday. rain In Southern, rain or snow in Northern por? tions; incrcaslng northeasterly wlnds. Conditions YesteTday. Richmond's weather was elc.-ir and mod erate. Thcrniometer at midnlght, ai. Thermometer This Day Last Year 9 A. M.T, G F. M.3S 12 M.:'?"> 0 P.M...,.36 3 P. M.3-S 12 midnlght.34 (Average.35 1-6.) Conditions in Important Cities. (.\t S P. M-. Kastera Tlm".) Place. Thnr. Illgh. T. Weather. AshovIllB. N. C. 3S 14 Rnln Atlanta, Ga. ?i 44 itain Uuffalo. N. Y. :i 34 Clear Oharlotte .3S 4'.' Baln I'harleston .50 K Ttalu Chlcago. III. 34 as ("l*ar Clnciuruvtl. O. 3< f-S Cleivr Katteras. N. C. 4H M Cloar. Jacksonvll]? . '.2 *>ft Rain M*-inphls . 41 4S p. cloii'lj Mobtle . 53 02 Cloudy Now Orleans.50 ot Rain New York Clty. 2S M Cloudy N'orfolk, Va. M SS Clenr Kalelgh . 4n ? Cloudy Havunnnh . 15 M Rain Washlngton . 2S M Oloudy Wllmlngton . 40 4S Rain --?""???--Mirnature Almanac. Februnry 12. 1!W6. Sun rises. 7:ot HKVU TIDE. Sun sets.5:15 Mornlng.B:?B Mnon rlses.... 0:35 Evcr.mjf..7;1S THE WES-DISPATCH Richmond, Va., FEBRUARY 11,1906, PUBLISHED 335 Classified or Want Ade., includlng, 49 Ads. fcr Male Help, 16 Ads, for Female Help, 27 Ads. for Agents and Salcsmen, 243 other Mlscellaneous Want Ads. Tlmes-Dlspatch WantAds. Is the eniployment bureau ' of Richmond and Vlrglnl-a. Adevrtlse for Work, Help or any? thlng. You can flll your wants by advertlslnn ln Times-Dlspatch Want Ads. The Times-Dispatch, Every Day ln the Year, Puhllshes more want ads, than any newspaper In Richmond or Virginia. snd reaohes a field where opportunl ties abound. Writo for Informatlon to The Tlme'a> Dlspatch Want Ad. Department, Richmond, Va., or 'phono 649 for the Want Ad. Man a____r_ 02 GREAT FIGKT1 OVER SALE BILL House May Rejcct Senatc Amcnd nient Switching Cbunties From Nititli to Sixth District. HEAVY WEEK BEFORE BODY Bill for Appointment of Cominis sioners o? Rcvcnue in Senate. Tho Deglslaturo wlll commcnco thi3 mornlng on a heavy week's work, and beforo It is over many splrited battloa wlll bo fought over and detcrmlncd. P-erhaps the contest over which at this tlme there Is tho most wldo-spread public Interest is that whlch relat?s to tho blll on>red by Messrs. Salo and Hoit ln the Seniitel i.iul wEIch has p.is>~,i tlmt body, to rcapportion tho State with reforence to oongressional dlstriets. The mcasure-, as origlnally prcsented, Bought primarily to separate the seaport cltles of Norfolk nnd Newport Ncwa and to put tlium Into separuto oongressional dlstiicta, at tlie same tlme having re? gard for an equallzatlon of populatlon. Soina other Immntcrlal chnnges wore em braced, but they were not such as to provokn sorlous oppositlon. When tho hill was upon its engross lnent In the Senate, however. an iiniend ment was offered, whlch after a spirlted debate, wns adopted by one majorlty. tuklng the countles of Puiaskl, Cilcs. Wythe, Bland and Craig out of the Ninth Congresslonat Olstrlct and placing them In the Slxth. Thls amendment provokod the strongest sort of oppositlon, whlch was led by Senator A, F. Thomas, of Lynchburg, but after its adoption tho blll was paase-d by a large majorlty. It Is now in tho Comniitteo ou Prlvi leses and Elcctions of tho Houso, whero a great light ln expectod, to \say nothing of the llnal battlo in tlie lower branch. Tt is the concensus of oplnlon that tho amqnded blll wlll never got through tho Houso, for It has Its cnemtcs at both pmla and all around. Fight From Both Ends. Kor cxample, strong men in the west? ern portlon of the f.rosent Ninth Dlstrlct are earnestly' opposing it on. the ground that It wlll render the dlstrlct Irrevo cably Republican, whlle nlmOHt the solld delgation in the I.eglslaturn from tlio present Slxth aro opposed to tho i-lmnge. Among the forrner are. General Riifus H. Ayers, Judge E. M. Fulton, Hon. R. Ttato frvlne, Fornier. Coligrossman Wll? llarn F. Rhoa. Major H. rt. Henry and Hon. R. P. Bruce. They believe that lo take off from them the flve i-ountiea nientloned would prac? tlcally Insure continued Republican suc cess in the Ninth Dlstrlct. nnd at tho same tlme sen no good reason obtalned for the proposed change. On the other hand, Senator reyttiii l-\ St. C'lnlr, Hon, A. A. Campbell, of Wythe. and othe.r strong men wlio resido In these countles*. declaro tlmt the Flfth State Senatorlal District roprosoiued by Mr. Rt. t.'lalr. whero porlmps the most gallant flght for the Democrats ln tho entire State was mado last fall, .should be (Continued on Elp'r.ih I'age.) TO MUBDER WITSESSES Gaffney's Citizens Will Entertain Members of Theatrical Company. (By Assoclatq'd Pre'ss.j tlAKKNlCV, S. C, I''i'lu-Liar.v II. (icorgn | lla.sty, ol' llils clty, whii t'atiilly sh.-t Mllau llennett and G.fiorgo A.bihutl Davf ! .son, ofMho 'Nothing Hut Moiie'.v". Their. - I rlcal llohipuny lioro De'ctmibcr IS, l'Kij, wlll. bo tt-ied on the ehargo o'f munjdr February 2U. Hnsty, who lina been in I jall slnqo the tcllling, wlll l><- dofended h.\ slpcal t'Ollllsel. Th,. pmsi.vutli'm will Lw i condticted hy T. S. Benso, State nttornoy I for tlils clnniit. who will be assisted. 'I Ih underatoml,' by special counsol, . c'lu ployeii by tho Actofs' Assoelutlon, >f N"-w Vork, whleh.lms taken tho msttor up. Several wltnesses ot Uthti trngedy, inemiiot-H of Iho thoiitl'lcal coinpany, ?iil appenr im the .stuinl for the Stato. Tho trial wlll bo followed wlth the v.iviiicst lnterest, aiul.prlvnte. liomas liero ofCereJi tiOMpltallty to the member*) ot tho i"iu puny wb>.\vill utlciid tlio trial, n inrsiDim Unprecedented Gather? ing to be Present at Ghristian's Funeral. MANY INTERESTING EVENTS THIS WEEK King Edward Opens Parliament. France Changes Rulers?The White House Wedding. Coal Strike Confer ence?Statehood Bill. The cerernonlea atte'ndant upon the aa seinbllng of the. new Hritlsh I'urllameut wlll bo aomewhat cloudod by tho fact tlmt tho court is In mourning for King Chrlstlan, of Dcnmark. whose burial is to tako placo on Sunday, Febntary 18th. To-morrow tho House of Commons wlll assemblo for tho electlon of a Speokor, and tho remalnder of tho week wlll be given up to ndmlnlsterlng the oath of ofllce and other prelhnlnarles. Klng Ed? ward wlll formally open Parliament on Tuesday of noxt week. An almost unprecedented gathering of tho crowned heads of Kuropo will bo present at tho burlal of Klng Chrlstlan.' Among the more than SOO dlstlngulshed persons who wlll be present at the burlal are Queen Alexandra, of England: Klng Oeorge, of Oreece: Emperor Wllllam, of Cermany; Klng llnakon, of Norway; Archdiikts Kranz Frederlck, of Austrln, and tho Piuchess of Bmnswlck. Tho Klng wlll bo burled in the chapel of Fredorlok V.. of the cathedrnl of Ros Roskllele, formerly tbe capltal of TJen mark, where tho body of Queen Loulsa Ues. New Ruler for France. Cloment Armand Fallieres, eighth Presl? dent of tho thlrd rcpubltc, wlll take over tho reins of government, beeomlng the ruling exeeutlve In Franco on February lMh. M. Loubet wlll leave the palaco on February 17th, and nt I o'clock ou the followlng day, the preclse hour on whlch hls seven-year term wlll expire, ho wlll awalt the romlng of M. Fallieros, who wlll nrrlve attended by a full mlll t.iry escort. Tbe dedioatlon of tho battlo monument at 131 Caney, Cuba, wlll take. place on February 1-lth. A party of dlstlngulshed offlcers of the Unltcd States arm.V and navy left New York on Fcbruarv Stli to prtrtlcfpato ln tho exeralses attonding tho dedlcatlon. The Cuban goverinuent will plny an active part ln th? cercnionles. The White House Wedding. The wedding of Miss Allco Lee Rooso? velt, dnughter of tho Presldent, to Repre sentatlvo Nicholaa I.ongworth, will tako place at tlie Whlto House at noon on Saturday, F"ebruary 17th. The ceremony. whlch will be performed in tho hlstorio East Roorru will bo solemnlzed by tho Right Rev. Henry Y. Satterloe, Protestunt Eplseiipal Btshop oC Washlngton. There wlll ho no brldesmnkls. Tho groom's best man wlll bo Thomas Nelson Perklns, of Boston, a claasmato and long time friend. Three of Mr. l-ongworth's classmateB nnd a college niate at Har? vard, Ft. A. Wulllngtord, Jr.. of Cincln? nati, who married Mr. _opgworth'B oldost slstor; l.arz Anderson, of Washlngton, great-grandson of Nleholas I.ongworth, the foundcr of the I.ongworth famlly for tune; Vlscount Charles Do Chambrun, brother of Count Adelbert De Chambrun, who married tbo groom's youngest slster, and Throdore Koosevelt. Jr., the oldest son of Ihe President. Ono thousand invi? tations tr> tho weddlng hnvo been sent out. Those who have been invited, excluslvo of the weddlng party, includc: The mem? bers of the Cabincts and their wives. for mer members of tho Cabinet, who aro now In tho I'nited States Sonato, and their wives; the heads of tho foreign em bnsstos and uilsslons and thelr wives; the justica's of the Unlted States Supreino Court and thelr wives; tho ofllcial mem? bers of the party whlch nceomp.-inlod Sec? retary Taft to tho Oriont; tlie Ohlo dele gi'itlon In Cpngross and tlio New York del egatlon in Congress. Late In the after? noon Mr. Lougworth and hls bride wlll lonve Washlngton oii n trlp to Floridu, travellng In a speclal car. After the. ad journment of Congress they expect to innke a trlp to Eiirope. Coal Strike Conference. A niccting of tho operators to dlscuss tho thrcntoned coal strike wlll be held ln New York ou February 1-lth. and on Kebruary lGth there wlll be a joint con fereiu-e of tho miners and operators. Great Interest attaehos to theso nieetings as both the operators and miners aro reported as flrmly tulhering to thelr re spectlve posltlons. Under the agreement roached last Mon :(Contlnued on Second Page.) FELL FIIE FLGORS; LlWEjj THBEE DAYS Bottom of Elevator Fell Out While Man Was Traveling Upward. (Special lo The Ttoit's-Dispatch.) XOUKOl.K. VA., I'-.'bi-uary ll.-l.ouls Zonla, of WtishliiBton, dh'il al Sl. Vlu cciil Hospital tlils nftornoon. He fell froni tho fifth I'lnor of a new Tiuiidltifr <>u wliloh h". wan workine' on Tliursduy, lliiiniKli-lbe oleviiun- shutt to the grpund, llc was golng to tho sevcrttli floor wlth lnntcrinls when iim bottom of tho eleva? tor fell nui. No bariea were. broken, but ho was Injiuvd lutamnlly, and be de lilural hc could not llvo wlion the phy slclaiis and nuisi'K Bunposed ho would live. lb- was rinpluyed by tilu National Moaiilc t'umpauy nt' Washlheton, He was St! yciirs of ut;e. The body was tnken to Wiisliliiaion tuiiiiijlit by his Venezuelan President Continues Campalgn Against Foreigners. PEOPLE ARE READY TO ABANDON CASTRO Reports Indicate That Franee ot Any Other Power Can Rely Upon Almost the Entire Population to Fight the Presl? dent. (Uy Assoclated Prcfs.) WLLliBMSTAD, CUHACAO, Frlday, February 0.?Conditlons In Vonezuola wcr? unchanged nt the date of tho latest ad vlces from that country. Tho oonsorshiu Is rlgid. One j-eport Is that the attitudc of Vlce-Presldent Vlncente Oomrz. who la sald to be plntting a rovoltltlon Bgainst Presldent Castro, In case of a French blockadc, ls causlnR some anxiety. It Is reported also that General Ahtohld Voluttnl, Second "Vlce-Presldent, has :t secrot understandlngr wlth Franee, and that h? nsplres to tbe prcsldency. All this turmoll over tho French Cable Company's concesslon Is attributed to Genoral Velu tlni, and lt ls sald tliat ho wlll soon abandon Presldent Castro. Army's Strength Exaggerated. The total strengtb of the Venezuelan nrmy ia reported to be S.oOo men, and nnt 21.000, ns the army aocounts state. Tho totnl armnment ls 60,000 maifser rilles nnd 20,000,000 ball oartridges; olghty plece.i of smntl nr'tlllery of old-fnshloned type, nnd ten modern Rim; In posltlon at tho ports. Tho trensury shown a balance of $200,0011. Presldent Castro Is sald to be bonsting that he wlll test the Monroo (loctrlne. The reports say that the best Informa? tlon in Venezuela ahbws'that Franee or uny other power can rely upon almost tho ontlro populaoo to flght Presldent Castro, nnd that anxiety Is evcrywhero expressed for the arrlval of the French to solve the problem, which is beyond the resources of the Venezuelans. Money wlll be decldedly scarcer, if a war should break out. and the Venezuelan government has made no provisdon what cver for tbe commlssarlnt. Presldent Castro continues his rum paign against foreigners. and has ex pellcd a man natned Vriti Keatorn. CASTRO MUST GO SAYS EL MOCHO Exiled Venezuelan Denies, How ever, That He is Planning Revolution. NEW YORK, February 11.?General Josc Alanuel Hernatidez, "Kl Jlocbo," Implacable foe of Castro, in exllo lu tlils clty, declares ho cannot undorstand liow reports thnt hc Is on the polnt of leadltig a rovoltltlon against tho Veno zuolan dlctator originate. At tho samo tlmo tho storm old revolutlonlst scorod ln unnieasured terms tho Castro admin Istration and Castro hlmself. "So l?ng," ho assertcd, "as that man hold.s the power just so long will my country face troublo wlthout and trouble. wlthln; Just so long also wlll tho Unlted States find Itself menaced because ot thn Monroc Doctrlne." "El Mocha," son of a revolutlonlst and hlmself twice imprisoned In San Carlos, where, loaded wlth shaoklos and ehains, he spent moro than two years, Is In New York clty, Rocently ho returned from tho Canary Islands and slnco his retnni tbo report tliat ho oontemplnted leadlrig a revolt origlnatcd in diplunmtlu elrclea at "Washlnston. UIs quartcrs at tbo Hotel Empiro yes? terday i-esembled a business offlce, and there wero many swarthy vlsltors, all of whom aro sald to bo part of his great army of frlends in thla co'untry. "I, who uil aa exllo In this country,' see with grlef tho deplorablo condltlon of my own countrymen." sald he. "I seo my country oppressed; l seo her utihuppy at homo and ln constant trouble with tho countrlos abroad. They do not wish tlils, my countrymen. Tlio Venczuelans aro a pencoful people. Their ambltion is to llvo in harmony wlth tho world and to pros per. They find themselves lu the iron grlp of a man who has well been sald to ho 'money mad.' Change Must Come. "There must bc nn other person ln Venezuela to-day but tho ' Presldent. Thero must be no prosporlly, no :>courlty, no peace. Tho revenues of the Stato arc all for lils prlvato fortime. Venezuela Is rlch in natural resources, but to-day tho mimopnllos of all these things aro Ca% tro'a. They would pay their debts, but the funds nre all Castro's. Instead of warshlps, ready for action,- they would llk'q to welcome the visit or frlondty tleets, ns you do ia this country. That ls hn nosstble. "It ia uo now condltlon in the country, it Is of three years' standlag. Althouglt Ihe last revolution has been ended that IpiiRth of time, Ho stlll colleots tho war tiix Jrtvposqd then. He still has at least two thousand men linurlsancd for politlcnl reasons, aitd Is nddlrig to the number every day. Tho country is almost his ulaytliing and his "1 am nstonishod that it should he re? ported that ram now pTepaTlnB for a rev? olution; Such reports are msim-ed by my cietnies. Ii' it were tiif- However; lt would bo the helKht of Kzy- for me to speak of it. ?; ? ????.. "Ti was reported from Waahingtoii ln dlspatches that ln a revolution I am to rer-dvy the support of tli" usphaJt i-oni pun'ioa and of th?french enhle compn iiles. I have told you tlmt I am not plan? ning n revolution, and you muv #?o say thut I am no( to rocetvo .th? tadorioroeni or sup; .:>rl ofthe cniivan"^ ritC.ieu. ?'(.-f soually l may say t.TA.* ' were i~n; this thlng you ascrlbe to lYtu t would Uka ta have it thought that they w^ro sup purthiR and helulng |?e, becauso that wotriM undoubtedly liUriict many to th* c.::.u, bui X must aay to the contrary.