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newspaper; Virginia's Want Ad. medium, TlI/1'3 TIMI5H FOUNDJiD 188(1. TUB PIHPATCII FOUNDED 1&*0. WHOLE NUMBER 17,167. RICHMOND, VA.,-WEDNESDAY, APRIL IS, .1006. Times-Dispatch Want Ads.?a complete list of the people's wants, PRICE TWO CENTS. lilis Ist ANSWER IH COURT Moody Announces the Names of Special Counsel. THAYER ON STAND MAKES STATEMENT Minute Books of Baltimore and Ohio and Consolidation Coal Company Demanded?Sharp Tilt Between Glasgow and Railway Attorney. (Hy Associated Pr?Fs.j WASHINGTON. April 1"_Attorney' General Moody to-day gave out th?; fol? lowing HlHtrmciil: "Charlea E. Hughe?, of the New York bar, and Alexander Simpson, Jr., of the Pennsylvania bar, have been retained by the Department of Justice to take under consideration all the fact? now known or which can be as? certained, relatlnfj to the transporta? tion and sale of coal In Interstate commerce; to advise what, If any, lenal proceedings should be begun, and to conduct, under the direction of the Attorney-General, such oults or prosecutions, if any, as may be warranted by the evidence In hand and forthcoming. "The general subject for sometime has been under consideration by the department. It is believed that suf? ficient evidence has been developed :n the Investigations of the Interstate Commerce Commission, and other? wise, to warrant the employment of counsel under the provisions of the appropriation act of February 25, 1903, authorizing the ??nployment of special counsel and agents In pro? ceedings of this nature. An Import? ant elemnt In arriving at this con? clusion Is the recent decision of th'* Supreme Court In Hale ve. Henkel, holding that the Federal government has the right, under legal proceed? ings, to examine the Books and re? cords of corporations engaged In.In? terstate commence," Mr. Hughes Is well known In connec? tion with the recent Insurance Inventl KUtlon In "Save York. Mr. Simpson ? Is n leading lawyer of Philadelphia. PRODUCE BOOKS FOR COMMISSION* Vice-President Thayer, of Penn? sylvania Railroad, on Stand In Baltimore. (P.y Associated Press.) PAl.TI.MOItP, ,MD.. April IT.-'I'lip In? terstate. Commerce Commission met again In (his (Kl' to-ilny to continue lis Inves? tigations Into tin* alleged community or Interests between th?? railroads anil the coal and nil business of the county. The first witness exainlhcd to-day was fourth Vlco-PiV?ldcnt Thayer; of the prims.?, 'hi'uuui Itiuilruad. who appeared upon his own request. lie made a slal?'-" nirnf of his relut Ions with various coal companies .'.long the lino of the Pennsyl? vania Railroad, lie said ho was tho own? er of stock In certain coal companies, but that he had ?secured his holdings al n time when he was not connected with a. rail road. Vlce-Prosldcnt Thayer was questioned concerning the salo of one thousand cars to the l.crwind-White Company during Hie coal strike In 1902-03, at a'time when dealers wer?? pleading for mure cars for til?, handling of bituminous coal, it being i lien charged that cars were ?old m the Hrrwlnd-Whit?! Company Instead of being: allotted to ilie company, for which latter act the, Pennsylvania company could have been proceeded asa Ins; for unfair discrim? ination. Mr. Thayer emphatically denied that the Pennsylvania company had any purpose of evading the law in that trnus ?K'tlOll. Will Produce Books. The minuto hooks of several companies, owned by the Consolidated Coal Company, were then called for. Hugh P. Bond, D? the Baltimore and Ohio, who acted In the capacity of attorney for President Q. W. Watson, the Consolidated Coal Company ami others, stated that while the llalti nioro und Ohio ami the coal company were willing to fai-ili'.at?; the 'Inquiry by i lie production or the hooks, he was not willing to produce tli?*ni for public usi*. nntl that if the commission desired mem for this purpose It would lin Vf? to take the proper means to get them. After a number of sharp passages be? tween .Mr. Glasgow, counsel for the com? mission, and Air. lii'iiil, Mr. Watson prom? ised lo produce the hooks. "I would like In ash," said Mr. Rond, 'M luit If we produce these books, will Mr. OlnsgQw use the Information therein con? tained In the Interest of any personal plient m' his?" "That Is a degree of insolence which 1 do not Intend to take from any one," pro? tested Mr. Glasgow, . ,,,,,, Mr. Watson I hen said he would ho will? ing for th?.nissloii to liil.e tho books to Washington and examine diem. Plea of Immunity Denied, ' \Hv Associated Press.) KANSAS CITY, MO., April 17. ?In the lebiile eases ill I he Pulled Stales Plslrlet Conn here lo-iluy tho plea o? lininunhy filed l.-j? the (..lll?ug? and Alton and other railway? on the i.nsis of the decisi?n by Judge 'Humphrey nt f'lilcngn In the lieef Trust case, was denied. The decision sustains the demurrers of Hm government which were bused upon Hi?' principles lalil ?l?iwn In the recent ihclsion of Ihr Supremo Court In (ho so-called tohaeco trust cases. This decision held that the Immunity granlci! by the Stale was the personal privilege In the une testifying or giving Information, WATCHERS IN TREES " ; SEND NEWS OF THE RACES ( Hy Associated i'ress.1 .VKW YOltl., April 1". -The second day nf the war on pool rooms. Inaugurated by the Jockey Club ill the Aqueduct race Irai'k, was marked lo-ilay by the sunvi ilelu.v and strict censorship of ull hde ;iaphic messages which put the pool room -epiiscntativcs In a panic yesterday, hi Ihc clly the smaller pool rooms close?! their ?hiois, while the larger places o|ior 'itcd hi' an ."lab?rate system of relay runners final wairlM?'s in trees and ?m 'eli'graph poles to leased tclepluilie Hues, i?i u caulkiu.'i hut brisks IjubIucsu. DR. ENNION Q, WILLIAMS, Chairman Health Investigating Commit? tee. MAKES CALI FOR INSURANCE LAWS Congress Must Make Repetition of Scandals Impossible, Presi? dent Declares. TILLMAN ASSAILS BANKS Reads Letter Making Sensational Charges Against Root, Mor? ton and 1 Jiggins. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, April 17.-President Koosevclt to-day transmuted to Congress an Important message relating to insur? ance l?gislation. Accompanying 'he mes? sage were the report and recom? tienda tloiis.of Hie Insurance convention whlc'.i was held In Chicago lust Felis?aiy. Among the recommendation'-, Is. the draft of .-, bill, which Congress is urged lo ennet Into h, w, will, such amendments as It? wisdom may suggest, The President says the convention sought "to prepare a bill which-should be at oiure protective of policy-holders and fair anil Just lo Insurance compam??, r.nd which should prevent the graver evil? and ??buses of the business anil at the-same time forestall any wild or drastic1 legisla ?tlon ? which w.-tuhl in? more hucnifui than bwullolul." *l"he President urges the enactment of the proposed measure, as, lie niijv: "'Wc are not-to be pardon?! if we fail to take every step in our power lo prevent the possibility of the repetition of siio.-i scan? dals as tiloso that have occurred in con? nection with the bisu i-ii:oo busini-ss as disclosed by the Arms'.?or,,; cumiiilltce.'' 'The text of the President's message to Congress is as follows: The Message. nul House of Bept'c r?port and roiup.-inyhifr convention, To the Senate Kontntlves: I herewith transmit the recommendations, with uc papers of the insurance which met in '?"obruary last at Chicago. The convention was culled because of llur exti-aoi-dinarydlscldsiires of wrojtg ful insurance methods recentlymndo by the Armstrong Legislative ?dm'mlt ie? of the Stute of New York, the suggestion that It should be called coining to nVo originally from Gover John A. Johnson, of Minnesota, through Commissioner of Insurance Thomas ?. O'Brien, of that. Slate. '?'lie convention consisted of about pin governors, attorneys-general and commissioners Of Insurance of the States und Territories of the Union. The convention was seeking to ac? complish uniformity of Insurance lcg Islutlon throughout the Sin tes nnd Territories, and as a prime stop to? ward this purpose decided to endeavor to-secure the enactment by tho Con 'gresH of the United States of a proper Insurance rode for tin? District of Columbia, which might serve us a model fnrthe several States. Before adjournment the convention appointed a eomniltlee of three al? ai tornoys-genorn l und twelve commis? sioners of insurance of various States to prepare and have presented to (he Congress ? bill which should oiiibo?*y (Continued on Third Page.") LEGAL FIGHT FDR ZION M BEGINS All Negotiations Looking to Peaceful Settlement of Trou? ble Broken Off Yesterday. C'y Associated I'r.-ss.) CHICAGO. April 17.- All negotiations looking lo u peaceful sotiloiuom of the t'lK'.stlim its. to who shall cull l rol ft Ion City nuil Ils Mist resources were. limiten off to-day, John Alexander "uowle, Uuoi?hIi his attorneys, '?'mil O, Wollen end P. I'. Ibil'-.v, threw ilown lb" guiuit |e? to -General Overseer Wilbur Glou Volivn und Ills followers when a proposi? tion advanced by Vollva !o llio effecl Unit the t wcnl.v-uiiir million dollar pululo ha turned over i?> ?? buai'il of control was teji'Cleil bv l-lQWh?, In SPPIlKlllg pf-MllQ ullliiiuliini. Aitorney I', C Haley, ropre BttlllliiK Howl?-, sulil: ?? \s soon ns we culi iibtmn Hie neoos >,?irv" Infoi-niulhni we shall Die u bill In aiiunrni'V lu -be Circuit Curl of I.Hl'B ciinilv 'at Wuill'OBiUl, Till? Instrument will b'?' ii pclllhni ihal the ll'uusfcr of tho ?uroiieilv of /.im, ?'it.?', ?-x'-'-ulcil by Oca oral Oversell- Vollva, giving lo Ijcucou Alexander ('I'UllgPl' fill! UHu UlOlPOl, be declared void." Three Killed; Four Hurt. (Ily Associated Press.) MALTA. April 17.--Three members of the crew of the Hellish battleship Prince ni" Wiili-s wi'i-c killed, lo-diiy and four were injured by u holler explosion while the vessel wiis undergoing lier speed trials, The culm? cling rod bolls Qli Ihn llgh iii-essiiic.eiiKiu?' ?nul ilic tup eylhiclor .-over iv'ifc fracture''. CITY OUTGROWN HEALTJLSYSTEM Special Committee So Declares In Report to the Council. HIGH DEATH RATE DUE TO NEGLIGENCE Is the Natural Consequence of the Lack of Effort to Check Disease?Ordinances Offered for Readjustment of Com? position and Duties of Board. The report of the special committee named to Investigate conditions In the Health Department was made public for the. first time last night, at a. special meeting of the Common Council and af? ter being read was referred to the Com? mittee on Charter, Ordinances and Re? form. The report which Is printed in full below, ?3 a lengthy one, and is signed by all the members of the committee as follows: Or. Eniilon G. Williams (chairman), AY". W. Morton, A. Belrne Blair, Barton II. Crundy. John J, Lynch. ! Tho committee In its report maj.es a number of recommendations, which. If adopted, will result In a. practical re? organization of the cntiro department. It cites ,ln the outset, that the present system was adopted when Richmond was a small and unimportant city, and Inti? mates strongly that these conditions have been outgrown. The committee reviews the ordinances nnd organization of the department to bear out the above contentions, and un? der the next head takes up the depart? ment of vital statistics. Sharply Criticised. , The system here in vogue is sharply criticised, and strong suggestions of Im? provement are made. In concluding Its observations on this subject, the committee says: ''Our high death rate is but the natural consequences of the luck of effort on our part to cheek disease." The subject of infectious diseases Is dealt with at length, and some timely suggestions are submitted. In treating the subject of "Milk and food inspection." tho committee uses this striking opening sentence: "The department of milk and fond.In? spection consist of an Inspector with two assistants. One of the assistants Is an analytical chemist, j he qualifications of the other two men were stated by the president of the board of health to be as follows: 'One had worked in a meat house and the. .other in a grocery store.'" Ordinance Submitted. The report concludes with the draft of an 'ordinance framed by the City Attor? ney readjusting the composition and du-. I tics or the .Hoard of Health. It Is re? commended that Hie board be composed I of five members, one to be a lawyer. t another a medical doctor and another a I civil engineer. The board shall elect one of their number president and another president pro tern. Tho board shall appoint a chief health officer, city bacteriologist, plumbing in? spector, food Inspector and cleric for tho Health Department. The ordinance thou goes on to piafe full authority and power in the Board of Health to control all matters relating lo the Health Department, and holding the board responsible for the perform? ance of the duties. A good deal of interest was manifested In the reading of the paper, and a num? ber of gentlemen not members of the Council were present. Among these were Alderman XV, T. Dahney. Mr. Alfred P. Williams, TJr.-'E. C. Levy, Dr. XV. T. Oppenheliner, Messrs. C. Manning, W, P. Penman and others. Report in Full. The paper Is a very Interesting one, and Is In full as follows: To the. Council of the City of Richmond: Gentlemen,?Your special joint, com? mittee appointed under a preamble and resolution approved January 12, IfiOti, to (Continued on Ninth Page.) 'ANDREW CARNEGIE CONFERRED DECREE Celebration in Philadelphia of An? niversary of Birth of Ben? jamin Franklin. (Hy As.-iocia.ted Press. I PIIII.ADI.1.PI1IA. PA.. April IT.-ln the presence of a brilliant gathering of per? sons distinguished hi the arts, sciences, literature and hi many branches of edu? cation, the four days' celebration In this city of the two hundredth anniversary of the 1)1 il h of Penjauiln Prnnklln was formally opened to-night. Hostiles de reception of delegates and Invited guests, formal addresses of felici? tation from societies ami educational in? stitutions in Puropo and Amer(ca were read, and Andrew Pnrengle, Lord Hector, of the I'nlverslty of St, .\mlrow_, cuii read, and Andrew Carnegie, lord rector Miss Agnes Irwin, dean of Itndcllffe College, who Is a great-great-granddaugh? ter of Benjamin Prunl.lin. New Bureau. ' (By Associated Press.) VVASHINOTUN, April IP-Thc Huip-o in-day passed a bill creating a bureau of (he reclamation .service in Pie Interior liepariiiieut, to be headed by a director, vrUh a 'salary of J^uc-Ja year, ? ' ' ? WITH HIS PITCHFORK? Demurrers to Three Bills Over? ruled and the Gases All Consolidated. CONTENTION OF THE DEFENSE Was That Blackburn, Though Elected, Was Not a Member of Congress at the Time. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.) . GIlBK'NSBOnO, - "NVC April 17.?The trial of Congr'issmnn Blackburn begun in the Circuit*: Court * here this morning. Kit tho whole day v-a? cc-osumed, In ar? guing demurrers to the bills of indlct monts. Judiio '""off at fi o'clock over? ruling the. same and ordering .the de? fendant to plead. Immediately after court met this morn? ing, District Attorney Lewis calling up the Blackburn Cases, announced that there were seven bills, four found nt Ashe ville, and three .supplemented bills found at Greensboro court, charging defendant with, having violated tho statute forbid? ding' members of Congress from prac? ticing for valuable consideration 1/eforc any biirenu or departmental oltlccr of tho government. He moved for a consolidation of nil the bills. Then If was that counsel for d?? tendant announced that they had .lust filed demurrers to the three bills found a I Greensboro, and asked that the cj?es 1 lo nof consolidation lie. held in abelnnce until this point of law was settled. Judge Lewis opposed this, hut Judge GofT post? poned Hie consolidation until the argu? ment was made on the demurrer, after which he allowed the consolidation and adjourned court until Wednesday. Argument for defendant ' was mude by Attorneys Hyiiiun, Justice and Brooks, they contending thai Blackburn was'not a member of Congress in the purview of the Stntute nt the time of the ulleged taking of a fee to practice Ivefore the dpartment, which was In January, 1005. whereas he did not take the oath of offli-e until December. Many cases were cited In support of this position. Counsel also arguing that such a law was unconstitutional. For the government, Judge Lewis and Special Assistant Brill made exhaustive arguments', citing Hie case of Congress? man Briggs, Senator Burton und Sen? ator Peldrlch, as well as other eases. Announcing his decision .ludgo Goff snld In part: r hliva no doubt wliatevor but Hint Congress has ihe right to prescribe rulen and regulations for the conduct of ?rltlzens who accept positions In the gov? ernment. The question now Is, has the Consress the right (o say that a repi-e THE WEATHER Port-oust: Virginia?Pair, warmer Wcd i nesduy; Thursday, fair; variable winds, becoming soiuh ami fresh. ? North Carolina? Pair, warmer Wcdno.?, I ?lay; Thursday fair, warmer on the coast, j light to fresn east lo sout'li winds. Conditions Yesterday. Hlclinioiid'sd weather was warm and clear. Hange of the thermometer; il A. M.Ti?) li P. .M.,M 1j M..">!) !? I'. M.?,i :i I?. M.01 18 midnight.,-,.| (Average.i? B-ll.) Highest tein|M:riitur?: yesterday . ,;?; Lowest temperatura yesterday . 41 Menu lomponitiii! yesterday . ,-,.| Normal temperature for April . SI Departure from normal laiupcruluro,,., t(? Conditions in Important Cities. IA1 S P. M., Kliateru Thnn.l flitcc Ther. 1 il*.-].. T. \Vi-iiih?M\ AuhiivlHe, N, C.os ni ci.? AiiBusu? . 6? 7', Clear Album?, ?'in.si ?.s vivar llurrul?. I?, Y....:. 40 li Clem* oiu?i:|i*i?uiii . B') ill Wear Clni'lniiutl, l,. ?-' CI ?'leur Daveiipurt .,. 6.' Uli Olcgr D?truit .Miel,. .'ii? IM ?'let?!* lliilviiston, . -Tu??. ??? es l-lvur Huilai???. N. '.'..,*?? G- "S l'Uni Jacksonville . li'J 7? Clour Kmisiis Itlty...,. OS Ti ?>, cloudy MeniplitH . C ??6 Cloudy Now Priem?. CX -Tu 1?. cloudy Norfolk, Vu. 5i? li'i i'lcijr Oklahoma t'lly.,.... ?S 7?) llhui piiiHi)iu'(i. "??a.;. i?-' ??i Clear Tanin;?. |.'ln. 7?i S.? i'Ic?ii* Washington- . ??? SO ?'l.-ar WHu'iiutieii.Ib, vt* i**? Cle??.r senlatlve In Congress shall not do certain things. Congress may say to a citizen ? you shall be of a certain age, and possess certain qualifications before occupying certain od?eos under the civil service. It can prescribe certain qualifications of age. etc., b-eforo a citizen can vote. Representnllves In Congress are selected by the people to do very Important things. They have many privileges that other citizens have not?power very extensive. After election a congressman speaks for all the people of his district. He Is oiio man, exalted above thousands, who can do certain things for them. Not only . does he speak for them, but for millions , over all the land. ' At tho time tiie act In dispute was passed certain reprehensible practice* had sprung up and were being done by representatives In Congress. Could this statute have had the desired effect had It applied to the member-elect only after he had taken the oath of office? The representatives of the government In the departments bave the right to expect the representatives in Congress who appear before them to do so disin? terestedly. The. law recognizes that "when self the wavering balance shakes it is rarely right.udjiist.ed." '.'After his election and continuance In office.'" In mv judgment, means the man whom 'I'vciy one looks to as the repre? sentative, and during his continuance In onion means until his death or his expulsion or the expjrntlon of Ills term. No one Is compelled (o be a representa? tivo In Congress. If lie desired to he he must'accept the responsibilities and. lie governed by the regulations. When he is actuated by a fee that: one'man has paid him, he censed to speak for all his people . or for bis government. I will later put In, shape and tile my opinion. M'y decision Is that the de? murrer Is overruled. ? WOMEN DRIFT TWO HOURS ON UPTURNED BOAT . (By. Associated Press.) TAMPA-, !'?'PA.. April 17.?George Car? ry, cashier of the Tampa Electric Com? pany, was drowned to-day in 11 Ills borough Bay. a mile off Ballast Point, while 'mil. with a pleasure party. The boat was overturned In rough water. Harry started to swim to shore to secure assistance nfter he and Mahonoy res? cued the young ladles anil placed them on the upturned boat. Being exhausted, Carry w-ent down some distance from Ills companions and Ids body has not yet been recovered, although n large Heel of tugs ami launches were engaged all the afternoon In dragging. .1. T. Mahoney and the ladles wore In the water an hour anil fifteen minutes before they drifted ashore. One of the ladies was uncon? scious when she reached the shore. Cfnr ry came recently from noston, ami was a. member of a prominent family there. -. CLAYTON M'MICHAEL DIES IN PHILADELPHIA . Uv Associated Press.) PHII.Am.PPIIIA. PA., April IT.-Coi. Clayton MciMlchllol, former postmaster of Philadelphia, and a inambor of a distin? guished family, died suddenly to-day, aged slxly-two years. Death was due ?o an abscess on the Jugular vein. Clayton M.'Mlclia.-l was for many vears the edi? tor of .be Philadelphia. North American. ne f?elo for HIT OFFICES Final Entries of Yesterday Show Some Opposition in Nearly All of the Wards. PACE TO HAVE CLEAR FIELD Several Aldermen Will Not Have 10 Fight to'Get Back?Bat? tle on in Earnest. Pntrios for honors In the city Demo? cratic primary closed at noon yesterday, and but few new men got into the run? ning. The primary will take place on Thursday, April iiiith, and the officers and polling places will bo chosen by the City Committee Friday night. , According lo reported predictions. City Treasurer face will have no opposition, but will' win tho second political1 honor of Ills life without a struggle. There were fifty-throe entries for Hie thirty-live seats in the lower branch and sixteen for the eleven seats in the Board. Only one candidate offering did not finally enter', lie was .Mr. P. Ponliil. of Madison Ward, who finally withdrew his applica? tion. All the incumbents for the lower branch have opposition. Following are the Al? dermen who have a clear Held: Messrs. Gunst, of Monroe; Grimily, (if Henry, and ('ottroll anil Sony, of Clay. Now that the Issue Is made up. Hie battle, which will be of loss than ton days' duration, will lie full of Ufo and lire. The new candidates out for the Board are .Messrs. .lSllett and Ililey, of Pee; Noble, of. Jefferson; Cayle, of .'War shall, ?nul Christian and Masurler. of Madison. Messrs, Kllett. and Masurler are now. members of the lower branch. while .Messrs. Noble'and Christian have heretofore occupied seats as eouncilmen. There Is n pretty fair? sprinkling of new men out for.the Council till over the city. The Candidates. The full list of entries follows: MON HOI. WAltP. Board of 'Aldermen?Marx- Olinst. Common Counoll-r-T. Prunela Green, P. ,1. White. John P. Pea, N". P. Ja? cobs, 13. II. Sp?.nce, Pnnlon G. Williams. Dr. Thomas D. Mcrriok. John B. Bllloy?8. PI.I. WARD. Board?'I'. IP Kllett. Henry C. Rlely, W. J. dliman. Council?Henry R, Pollard, ,lr.. P?l ward IP Forgus'son, James P. Cannon, Claude P. HatUlns. A. I.. Phillips, XV. W. Morton. A. W. 1 largrove?7. .IPPKI'IRSOX WARD. Board?William II. Adams, W. M. Turpln. P. M. Noble. Council?John A, Selph. XV, T. At? kinson. II. O. Cai.-s. Morgan It. Mills. (Continued Pi) Twelfth Page.) Supreme in Its Field. The Times-Dispatch From the 1st to the 15th o? April, Inclusive, 1906, Printed of Real Estate, Financial and Industrial Advertising' 18,595 Lines vs. 17,990 Lines printed during the same period by its TWO EVEN? ING CONTEMPORARIES COMBINED. No busi? ness man asks the reason why. He knows that it is the superior value of the Times-Dispatch that secures the? investment of his funds in its advertising columns. NEGROES FIRE ON SLEEPING WOMEN _ Bullets Enter Bedroom But Nobody Is Hurt; Feeling Strong. TOWNS BRISTLE WITH BAYONETS Pennsylvania Mining Camp Quiet Last N?ght, But Situation. Looked Ugly?New Out? break May Occur at Funerals To? day. (By Associated Press.) 9PRIN"a!''lT'L,D, MO., April lT.-l-csllo Peters, the elghteori-ycar-old boy who hist night shot nnd killed Ralph Burns, a negro, In defense of his own life, wn? acquitted by a coroner's jury to-day. .Many of the negroes here say that they, . .ire Bind that Burns was killed. Mo wag regarded by the colored people as a bati? m?n, and was accordingly feared by many of his own race. * ?-<,"" Tho fact that no more arrests of Ilia mob leaders are expected to be mado until the special grand Jury gets through with Its secret session, has had its effect in. quieting the people. It Is not expected* that any further moves will bo made to' apprehend the mob lend ors until condi? tions become ?iiilctcr. Three,arrests wcra mado to-day. The jail Is surrounded by ; a heavy guard to-night, und troops ara patrolling the negro Quarter. i*; Fired Into Houses. Some persons, supposed to be negroes, fired two bullets curly this morning Into ? the house of S. P. Fielder, a traveling man. Fielder Is t*lie father of Olllc Field- ' er, tho young woman whom Ijcsllo Pe? ters was escorting home last night, . when, being attacked, by two negroes, ho shot and killed one of them. Several? hours later two bullets were fired through the window of the bod-room occupied by Mrs. Fielder and her three babies. , None was hurt, but the family becamti'". panic-stricken. Mr. Fielder was away nt the time, and the fact of the shooWng ?lld not become known till to-day. when It added to the excited feeling against tho negroes, Assails Lynchers. Judge A. ..T. Uncolu, of the Criminal Court, In elinrglng the grand Jury,-.?called to Investigate the recent lynching?, was bitter hi his slaloment.?. After reciting the causes loading up to the calling to-, gether of th.; Jury, he said: "This outrag? deserves the condemna? tion <>f all good citizens und the most nlglil Investigation at your hands'.,, All'i persons, their nldws, and abettors,, en? gaged In that shameful outrage, in? guilty unilor the law. of murder In the first degree. "Let the lash fall where It may. Von should indict every man proved to your reasonable satisfaction lo he , guilty.. Whether friend or foe, rich or poor, high or low. wherever you ilttil guilt, let that ; guilt be punished. The path of safety lies in the most" vigorous, rigid and ex? haustive Investigation. The night's scenes have turned backwards the bunds on the dial of our progress. Wo know not how far, and only the most vigorous measures can compel a rebound. Your investIgu tlon should be prudent, eurcfiil and pains- . taking in order to protect any who may be wrongfully 'charged," TROOPS GUARDING STREETS OF TOWN Feared That Another Outbreak: Will Occur in Pennsylvania Mining District To-day. ?liy As's??falod Press. 1 JOll.N'STOWX, PA., April 17.-Wii.dl.er'? streets to-night present a marked eon? trast to last night, bristllhg with bayo? nets of tho State constabulary, who ara retaining order that was brought out ot the riotous und chaotic conditions time prevailed for several hours. While thorn is every semblance of order, there is still ?in undercurrent of feeling that tuera will t?< another oui break to-morrow when lite fimi't'ulK of the throe mob victims will be held. The prisoners arrested last night hud charged to-day with rioting were trans- . ferrad from the Windsor luck-up to-day it, the county Jail at Somerset by Shenl? Ueglev with u corps ,u deputies without iiu-iile'nt. Tim entire lowii to-night, us Well us the I'lerwlud- White Coal Com? pany's mines, is clusely guarded, and all who gu In or out of tho town must puss Hi,-, scrutiny of the Suite cuustabu ln I'.v, Tho conditions thui prevailed upon ihn nrrlvul of the troop* still obtains, but mi an loons am upen. These will I'eiiialii closed until a I danger of further trotihu is passed, li is Bald to-night thiiit the shootiu;*, I,ist niglii will pul ?m end Indlctly to tho. ? troubles In (his district, i\n has been tho experience in other slhlkos; ihut but Ut? ile bloodshed lui.I the effect of nulling the moll null! il S'.l I lenient was eventually icuchi-il. From oilier ?".?I Holds, no reports m' v,*i len?-e iir? niiiih-. In the West Virginia, Held Hu't-e Is a slightly strained situation at ,\|ou?lsv)lle, but it >li?is m,t threutoii tu i,,' serious while the miners und up,na? alors remull? lu deiulloi k. .Should the o,?cl: alors ut Mtitiilsvlllc attempt to bring in noii-iiiiUui millers, then It is though tho sliikji is will resist the effort?, Coi'imer Loulhcr held un Inquest to-day mi tho bodies of tho lluec- mon killed. Tim. yerdiel I'Ctlll'IICd was to liie effect (hut Hin inen on um lo llu-lr death fiwm gnu*, silo wounds inllleteil by deputies while in the |K'|-Ii,|-|||;,|HC ?if tlu'll" dlllles. Kioting in France. Uiv .\.sM>,*laii-d ("res?.) I.KNri, FRANCK. April 17, There was .1 renewal nt the disturban?'.'? . ...i-i-.fui nt n,i Ihc strike of iiilners in the l'us-1? l'ul.iis district.' The wile of a minor ?yho li.nl refused to strike was attacked In her home by loi? women, tho wives of, strikers, lier clothing lorn off. ?uni lue. furniture wrecked. Several women worn arresten, bin they subsequently wer,- r** ?cused. Tho general prefect was ,ecei*,?Jt . with Mii>pt.-i m' "Long l,ive Revolution. Rioting was ivsniii-d to-day, In, I?,? ;it auilutrfjcs are tuilluij iiis'.'iii?j lor .*?? litlwiveiiKut?.