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In the Interest of the striking miners and labor in general." Four other resolutions,- protesting •gainst government by injunction; sug gesting public ownership of railroads as a most necessary reform; urging up on all liberty-loving citizens to remem ber and obey article 2 of the constitution, and suggesting that the ballot is the best and safest means for the ameliora tion of the hardships of the laboring classes, were also embodied ln the plat form. As soon as It was before the convention • dozen delegates clamored for recog nition. Debate was finally limited to five minutes. The delegates were eager for work, and the afternoon session was set in mo tion promptly at 2 oclock. After consid erable talk, Mr. Williams, a St. Louts delegate, endeavored to have the coming convention held in St. Louis. It was de cided that the matter should remain as introduced in the platform and the labor congress will be held in Chicago on Mon day, September 27. The third plank in the platform was ■mended by the use of the word "prop er" before "use of the ballot," and the resolution now reads as follows: . "Resolved, That we consider the prop •r,.use of the ballot as the best and saf est means for the amelioration of the hardships under which the laboring class suffers." Mr. Webster of St. Louis wanted to know If these "milk and water resolu tions disposed of the pertinent matter of government by injunction." He wanted congress to Investigate this matter. "Why," said Mr. Sovereign, "ihis con vention has rejected a proposition look ing to this very end. Even ir congress did give us the rights we want, the courts of the country would have the power of injunction and they could then throttle us. The convention should in form the world that if this matter is to be tested the miners should break all injunctions." Mr. Sovereign said he was willing to go tc Jail in support if his idea. "It is time," said Mr. Sovereign, fer vently, "to bring the miners and courts face to face in this matter and farce an issue. Fill up the jtiil with violators of injunctions and when the men who started this movement are incarcerated thousands of others will be found to fill their places. (Cheers.) The labor ing people can vote for years, but noth ing can be accomplished. Let us re- organize this government," shouted Mr. Sovereign. "Let us stand up and assert ourselves. Behind these injunctions stand gatling guns and Winchesters, but we fear them not. Let us hold up the flag and tear down the courts. We stand on our dignity ami will have our liberty from this time on," shouted Mr. Sov ereign. The convention broke into wild cheer ing, which developed into a spontaneous call for Mr. Debs. He rose from his seat and came slowly to the platform. When the cheering ceased, Mr. Debs began a apeech, which was interrupted at the end of nearly every sentence by cheer ing and hand-clapping. He said: "I believe the gravity of the industrial situation in this country Is well under stood. It is quite evident the delegates to thisconvention recognize the fact that civil liberty Is dead in America. I have said and say again, for the last time, I have appealed to the courts for Justice and shall appeal to them no more. The A. R. U. expended. $45,000 to have the question of civil rights tested" in the su preme court of the United States, only to be told that we have no rights that capital was bound to respect. Shall we appeal to the supreme court again? No, We appeal to this convention and the country for an uprising of all the com mon people in every walk of life to beat back the courts and re-enthrone the rights of the American people. Labor day Is near. What shall we d"? I pre ' d'ict, my friends, that we shall see the extraordinary spectacle of enslaved la bor rattling its chains and dianclng to the music. Labor is the cheapest commod ity on God's earth, and. yet there are those who would have it at a lower price. The united* voice of labor has been raised against the appointment of Mr. Powder ly to a federal position, and I noticed that he was promptly put Into the place. (Mingled cheers and hisses.) From jus tice of the peace to justice of the supreme court of the United States, all the judi cial powers of the United States are di rected against the laborer. All the or- ganized sources of society are against the laborer and if labor expects emanci pation, labor itself must do it." "The time has not quite come to in cite the population." said Mr. Debs, shaking his fist vehemently. "I serve notice on the plutocratic element of this country that we are on the eve of another meeting in Chicago which will be attend ed by all branches of labor. That con .veaition will take up these same ques tions andi will Institute agitation and keep it going until the public conscience «nd the public heart is aroused. Then will come such an uprising as the world has never seen. "I do not come to this convention to exploit social democracy or any other movement, There is something greater In this movement than any one element can manage—the emancipation of labor. There Is no division here. Each man 1% entitled to his own opinion and his right to express it, each mar. to speak as be comes that mar* I am side-by side with you. I am a trades union, Ist and a social unionist. (Tremendous applause.) Whenever the trades unions desire Ij do battle with their common enemy they can count upon us to come to the front and take- our places side by fid with them and fight with them. Never in my life have I been, more hopeful than now. I am not gifted with great vis ionary power, but I can see the begin ning of the end. (Cheers.) This meet ing 1» an inspiration. It will lead to great results. This movement has tr tamed tremendous impetus and will go ahead with a rush. When the people are ready, and that day is rot far off, my friends, theTe will be a spontaneous up rising, the supreme court will be abol ished, congress dispersed, and the sacred rights of American citizens and Ameri can freedom will be enthroned. (Gre*at applause.) "The time will come to Incite this pop ulace. When this time comes you cat: depend on me. (Cheers.) I will not stand In the rear and ask you to go ahead. I will be in front, and say to you, 'Come on." (Rene-wed cheers.) "I shrink from that bloodshed," and Mr. Debs paused impressively, "but If this Is necessary to pr< serve liberty and our rights—in that event I will shed the last drop of blood that courses through my veins. (Outbreak of cheer ing.) "The people are ripe for a great change All they lack is direction and leader ship. Let this conference supply it. Let this conference set the pace. Announce to the world that it w ill temporarily ad journ for three weeks to renew prepara tions Ask every man, to pledge him self to be there—come if you have to walk —no one has a right to plead pov erty." One or two substitutes for the last two planks in the platform were introduced, but not adopted Notwithstanding the convention ear ly in the morning had declined to act on President Ratchford's resolution re questing President McKinley to convene congress for the purpose of defining the authority of Judges in the matter of in junctions, a resolution to that effect, but authorizing the chairman of the con vention, to ask Mr. McKinley to act In that direction, introduced by M. D. Ry an, the Illinois organizer, went through with a whoop, and shortly before 7 oclock the convention adjourned sine die. THE END IN SIGHT COLUMBUS, August 31.—The coal' strike is considered settled here. Evan is to resume at 64 cents and work pending arbitration. A decision Is looked for at the conference of the Executive Commit tee of the operators and President Ratch ford any moment. The direct result will be the opening of the mines and the re sumption of work by all striking miners, beginning next week. GLAD SURPRISE PITTSBURG, Pa„ Aug. 31.—At the Monongahela house, the headquarters of the operators in this city, the news of the expected settlement of the miners' strike was at first received with incred ulity. It was an unlooked-for thing, and not one of the operators present coulci believe the report until confirmative news was obtained from Cleveland. A meeting of all the operators in the ctty will be held at the Monongahela house tomorrow morning to take such action as is necessary to have repre sentatives at the conference to be held by the officers and members of the ex ecutive board of the Mine workers and the executive board of the Cleveland operators' combination either in Cleve land or Columbus on Thursday. In answer to a telegram tltis evening, National President Ratchford tele graphed the Post from St. Louis, saying: "Information from Columbus correct." Patrick Dolan, district president of the United Mine Workers of America, W. A. Murdock and James Gordon are freed from the taint of contempt of court in Washington county. Judge J. A. Mc- Ilvaine, at Washington, Pa., today dis charged the rule on them to show cause why they should not be attached for contempt for attempting to march at McGovern last week. TOO MUCH SLICKENS Hydraulic Mining Filling Up the Sacramento River SACRAMENTO, Aug. 31.—The execu tive commute of the State Anti-Debris association held its regular monthly meeting this morning. The reports of Manager W. T. Phlpps and watchmen under his charge were received. Sam ples were submitted showing that in some places small stones, in addition to the slickens and matter carried in sus pension, were transported by the action of the water used in mining into the main river channels. It was estimated that from one mile alone 5000 cubic yards of this material were deposited in the river each day. The mines reported on were referred to the attorney of the association to commence proper legal proceedings. It appears from actual measurements taken that the fill at Marysvllle In the river has increased to a depth of a foot within the past two years, gradually re ceding upwards, showing the necessity for retaining the material In the river bed between De Guerra point and Marysvi'.le. It is proposed this year to raise the levees surrounding Marysvllle to an average height of a foot and a half. The county has levied a tax of 50 cents on each $100 worth of taxable property for that purpose. Too Well Known SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31.—Robert Farrell, the man who on last Sunday night engaged a room at the Greiner lodging house in Ogdc-n, Utah, under the name of Anderson and was found in bed this morning unconscious from mor phine poisoning, is known to the police of this city and of Portland, Ore. At the Russ house In this city he represented himself asa commercial traveler and ir, Portland he was a retired newspaper man from Southern California. He first brought himself to the notice of the au thorities here by swearing to a com plaint charging Mary Lansing with grand larceny. A warrant was issued, but she left the state. Farrell traced her to Idaho and to Portland, Oro., where he procured a license to marry her, but she again escaped and he was served with notice of a $5000 damage suit for defamation of character instituted by a man named Dyer, with whom the Lan sing woman had eloped from Nampa, Idaho. Since then nothing had beet, heard of him here. Pauper Immigrants SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31.—The board' of inquiry convened" today by Im migration Commissioner Strad'ley to in quire into the cases of the five orphans who recently arrived from Honolulu on board the bark R. P. Rlthet, decided that the children must be deported upon the ground that they are liable to become public charges. An opportunity will be given the Salvation Army, however, to flit a bond guaranteeing that the or phans shali not become public wards, the matter meanwhile being submitted to the secretary of the treasury for his de cision. T. T. Williams, acting for W. R. Hearst, has offered to provide the $2500 bond required by t he government to pre vent the deportation of the children and the matter has been referred to the sec retary of the treasury. Tallant Recovers CHICAGO, Aug. 31.—Banker John I). Tallant Of San Francisco, who became insane on a train 23, while en route to New York, and who was placed in a sanitarium at Lake Geneva, Wis., for treatment, called at the police sta tion today in company with Brooks We righ't, his son-in-law, and received his property, which had been taken In charge by the police. Mr. Tallant has entirely recovered from his mental de rangement and will leave for New York in a few days. From there he will pro ceed to Dresden, where he will Join hlsf family. Teachers' Troubles SPRING VALLEY, 111., Aug. 31 -- Trouble is expected here tomorrow with the opening of the public schools. Two sets of teachers have been engaged and both will attempt to teach. The factions of the board of education are bunchins their respective teachers and each side expects to be on the ground early tomor row morning to see that there is no In terference from the other side. A clash can hardly be avoided. LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 1.1897 LEE'S REPORT Spoils the Pretty Cuban Romance MISS E. COSSIO V CISNEROS IS NOT NOBLE NOB IS SHE EVEN BICH Awful Tales of Beleased Prisoners. Benewed Activity Among the Filibusters Associated Press Special Wire. WASHINGTON, Aug. 31.—Consul- General Lee's investigation Into the cir cumstances attending the arrest of the young Cuban girl, Evangellna Cisneros, have resulted in sweeping away a great deal of the romance that attached to her case. He cabled the state department today from Havana that the girl is not the niece of the Marquis Santa Lucia, as has been proclaimed!, but is the daughter of a poor and respectable Cuban, named Augustln Cossio. Her mother's name, being Cisneros, was added, to her own, according to the Spanish custom, making her name Evangellna ossio y Cisneros. Moreover, General Lee reports that this girl Is not an only daughter, nor has she been rais;-d In wealth and luxury, but is one of five or six children. PRISONERS RELEASED NEW YORK, August 31.—The Times says: General Weyler, in issuing a re cent pronunciamento declaring that three of the Cuban provinces were paci fied, ordered that all pacilicos who had been held in dutance as suspects should be released. This order gave freedom to thirty-four young Cubans who had been prisoners among others for two and a half years at the Spanish penal colony of Ceuta on the coast of Morocco. They were taken aorss the strait to Gibraltar and left there penniless. Jose Prinelles ot this city, provided with a subscription fund, has Just returned here with fifteen of the released pacificos, this being as many as the fund enabled, him to pay passage for. The remaining nineteen are still in Gibraltar, some with friends, and all getting food and shelter as best they can. There were over 400 men in the prison, and many of them were sick, but if one complained he was confined In a cell and denied medical attendance, instead of being sent to the hospital. The prison they describe as being filthy. No at tention was paid to sanitary conditions. The cells were gloomy, damp apartments, pungent with musty filth that encrusted the floors. K>t the mortality in the prison the paciticos knew nothing. They thought of the place, even as they had known it, with horror, and Mr. Prinelles said they did not like to recall it. They were satisfied to be free. Many of the returning men do not yet know what the fate of the members of their families has been. Some have been killed In battle, some imprisoned, and some tortured. Valdez learned last night that a brother had been killed In battle. NO REASON GIVEN NEW YORK. August 31.—A special to the Herald from Havana says: Augusto Ariza, a Cuban, and' Fernando Paeads, a Portuguese, were shot by policemen in the streets of this city recently. They had just arrived from Mexico. No reason was given by the police for the assassination, but it is thought that General Weyler, who lives in constant fear of being killed, suspected them of being anarchists. THE- CUBAN ASSEMBLY NEW YORK. August 81.—Tomas Es trada Palma, the representative of the Cuban provisional government, has re ceived the> official list of Deputies to the next Cuban Constitutional Assembly, which is to meet on September 2d to elect a new President. The term of the pres ent incumbent expires on Thursday. The Assembly will also revise the existing provisional constitution, which was adopted for a term of two years on Sep tember 18, 1805. Each of the six army corps sends four Deputies to the Assem bly. According to private advices which have Just been received here, large bod ies of Spanish troops are being massed in Camaguay for the purpose of pre venting, if possible, the meeting of the Assembly. The insurgents, however, have a large force ln the vicinity to pro tect the convention. CUBAN EXPEDITIONS WASHINGTON, August 31.—Recent complaints lodged with the- State De partment by Minister De Lome, coupled with reports from government officers and newspapers. Indicate that Cuban sympathizers in this country are making desperate efforts' to aid the struggling in surgents with war material and men when the dry season again begins. Several filibustering expeditions are known to be under way, and one, the Fearless, with men and ammunition, has eluded the vigilance of the Spanish offi cers and American gunboats and is now on her way from Tampa, Fla., for the Cuban coast. Her departure was con firmed by a dispatch received at the Navy Department from the commanding Officer of the Helena. Two other expedi tions, the Dauntless and Dr. Brlggs', are under surveillance by the gunboat Wil mington and the revenue cutter on the east coast of Florida. TURF AND TRACK Many Horses Ran and Some of Them Won ST. LOUIS, Aug. 31.—Results: Six furlongs—Mary Nance won, Tim Irven second, Big Fellow third. Time, 1:16%. Six furlongs—Leona G., won, Towan da second, Llebe Rose third. Time, 1:17%. One mile and an eighth—Rosby won, Uncfe Fat second, Aim thirti. Time, 1:59%. Seven furlongs—Siva won, Tom Lally second, Onlnoor third. Time, 1:31%. Mile and 70 yards—Amber Glints won, iHgh Moon second, Ranson third. Time, i:49,2 . Six furlongs—Tommy Rutter, Sidubia second, Nick Carter third. Time, 1:15. AT DETROIT DETROIT, Aug. 31— Six furlongs— Guinan won, Henrica second, Gypsy Prince third. Time, 1:18%. One mile—Stray Step won, L. W. sec ond, Satyr third. Time, 1:47%. ...MEN'S SUITS... | I 500 Fine Business and Dress Suits I tAll Newest Styles of Sacks and Frocks I Worth $20, $17.50 and $15 each If\ I On Sale this Week at %P I U I •••To Make R00m... I FALL STYLES OF YOUNG'S HATS I ln all Leading Shapes and Shades—Now on Sale, each l\s U Made H , Jacoby Bros, ST* | Sensational Stakes, 2V6 miles, value to winner, $1330—The Bachelor won, Wight man second. Time, 4:55%. Seven furlongs*—Alice C. won, Har rington second*, Fay Belle third.. Time, 1:80%. Seven furlongs—lndio won, Logan sec ond!, Alamo third. Time, 1:31. AT CHICAGO CHICAGO, Aug. 31.—Results at Har lem: Six furlongs—Tidiness won, Little Sa die second, Why third. Time, 1:16%, Five andl one-half furlongs—Spiegel won, Joe Shelby second, The Ace third. Time, 1:10. Six furlongs—Laureate won, Preston second, Eila Penzance third. Time, 1:14%. Mile and one-sixteenth—Dunols won, Macy second., Serrano third. Time, 1:45%. Four andi one-half furlongs—Cuba Free won, EffieCline second, Gilt Edge third. Time, 0:59%. Six furlongs'—Foncliffe won, Diggs sec ond, Adow third. Time, 1:14%. THE WOODLAND MEET WOODLAND, Cal., Aug. 31.—Condi tions continue favorable for a good race meeting. The weather is fine and the attendance Is improving. The pacing races today were rather one-sided. Sum mary: Pacing, 2:35 class, purse $400—Algona won, Joe Wheeler secondt William Har old third. Best time 2:13',i- Pacing, 2:17 class, puree $100—Sydney won, Perkins second, Sophia R. third. Best time, 2:13 H. Running, four and a half furlongs, purse $100—Uncle True won, Magdalene second, Lote third. Time, o:s6y a . Running, seven furlongs, purse $100— Seaspray won, Rapido second, Arno third. Time, 1:28%. AT KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 31.—Re sults: Five and one-half furlongs—ldlebrldge won, Republica second, Daisy Stroud third. Time, 1:11%. Four furlongs—Flourence won, Aunt Van second, Amber Maid third. Time, 0:51%. Pix and a half furlongs—Etarre won, Trixle second, Lelecti third. Time, 1:25. Mile antia quarter—Bagrlpe won, Win chester second, Sound' Sense third. Time, 2:14. Five and a half furlongs—Charlie Newlee won, Long Crop second, Royal Lancer third. Time, 1:10%. AT CINCINNATI CINCINNATI, 0., Aug. 31.—Results at Newport: Five furlongs—Eleanor Holmes won, Elsie M. second, Spaldy II third. Time, 1:02 V;. Six furlongs—Cyclone won, Loyalty second, Islin third. Time, 1:15. One mile —Performance won, Joe Mus sie second, Cappa third. Time, 1:43y 2 . Five and a half furlongs—Corialis won, Laverna second, Nankt Pooh third". Time, 1:08%. Seven furlongs—Pouting won, Aunt Jane S'econdi, Box third. Time, 1:27%. AT CHARTER OAK HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 31.—Every race at Charter Oak park was a battle, although two of them were won in Straight heats. Sutiimaiy: 2:10 trotting—Alcitlalia won, Fred B. second, Grace Hastings third. Beat time. 2:11%. 2:30 pacing—Passing Belle won, For est Herr second, La Honda third. Best time, 2:10i4. 2:40 trotting—American Bell won, Timbrel second, Thome third. Best time 2:14%. ON THE DIAMOND Winners of Games Played by League Clubs WASHINGTON, Aug 31.—Mercer was a winning card against the Pirates, keep ing the hits scattered and striking out seven men. Attendance 2DOO. Score: Washington 8, base hits 13, errors 3. Pittsburg 4. base hits 9, errors 1. Philadelphia—ln a pitchers' battle to elay Taylor got a little the better of the argument. Attendance IDOO. Score: Louisville 4, base hits 6, errors 3. Phila delphia 5, base hits 8, errors 4- Baltimore—The Champions easily de feated the Bronws today. Score: Balti more 12, base hits 17, errors 0. St. Louis 5, base hits 9, errors 3. Brooklyr.s—The Brooklyns won a well played game from Cle-veland this after noon. Score: Brooklyn, 9, base hits 12, errors 1. Cleveland 4, base hits 9, er rors 6. New York—The Reds fell down before the Ginats In two games this afternoon. Score —First game: New York 7, base lilts 10, errors 4. Cincinnati 6, base hits 15, errors 6. Second game: New York 9, base hits 13, errors 0. Cincinnati 1, base hits 6, errors 2. Boston —The Bostons narrowly escaped defeat today by tbe Chicagos. Score: Boston 8, base hits 14, errors 1. Chicago 8, base hits 11, errors 6. A STATE LEAGUE 1 SAN FRANCISCO, August 31.—The Cal ifornia Amateur Baseball League was formed at the City Hall last night. The teams of the league are: Young Swins, licrida Stars, James D. Phelans, Young Olympics and Dauntless. The tirstgameis scheduled for next Sunday and will be between the Young Swins and the James D. Phelans. Wheel Work WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 31.—Re sults: One mile open, professional—Bald won, Taylor second, Coleman third; time, 2:13. Three mile lap race, professional— Frank Butler won, John S. Johnson sec ond, Titus and Butler tied for third; time, 2:21 3-5. Five mile, professional handicap— Coleman (150 yards) won, J. J. Casey (275 yards) second, L. B. Arnold (250 yards) third; time. 11:49 1-5. UNIDENTIFIED Chicago Officers Confronted With a Suicide Mystery CHICAGO, Aug. 31.—A handsome young woman about 25 years of age, whose Identity is unknown, killed 1 her self this morning in the Victoria hotel, where she was a gueft. The suicide was evidently carried out with the utmost deliberation, as the young woman had evidently slept ln the bed during the night, taken a bath ln the morning, made up the bed and then swallowing mor phine lay down to die. She came to the hotel Monday afternoon, registering as Miss Blanche Wilson, New York city, and said that she had been traveling and was tired. The suicide left a note requesting that for her mother's sake no effort be made to ascertain her identity. On her finger was a plain gold band, and on the inside was engraved "A. M. E." In a bundle of four collars, two were marked "L. H. G." one "A. D. A." and one "L. M." A collar which she had been wearing was marked similarly to one of the collars In the package "L. H. G." Late tonight it was ascertained that yesterday the woman called'at the Le land hotel andasked if Mr. Forsythe was stopping there. Being told that there was no guest ot that name she asked if there was any mail for Martha Forsyth. There was no mail and she, a short time later, called at the Great Northern hotel, where she made the same inquiries with the same lack of success. She then went to the Victoria, where she killed herself. BECK'S BODY The Cause of a Quarrel Among the Churchmen BENICIA. Aug. 31.—The Episcopal church vestrymen are very much sur prised regarding the action of Bishop Nicholson In relation to the removal of the body of Rev. James Lloyd Beck. When Dr. Beck, who was a pioneer of the Episcopal church on this coast, died in April, 1876. his wish was that he should be buried in Benicia and his wishes were complied with by t'hev estrymen. He is buried under the chancel of St. Paul's Episcopal church, a handsome building costing over $8000, and there Is a marble tabiet over his remains with an appro priate eulogy which was chosen by his wife. The vestrymen do not wish to have the body removed and Bishop Graves of the Platte, who is coadjutor with Bishop I Wir.gtield, Bays that his body shall not !be removed., as it was left as a legacy to I this church and should be kept here. Taxes on Tourists WASHINGTON, Aug. 31.—The treas ury deparWnent is engaged in the prep aration of regulations to govern the ex amination to be made at the custom houses under that clause of the new tar iff act limiting the amount of personal baggage of returning residents of the United States to $100, with the request of President Shayne of the New York merchants' board ot trade, the regula tions will not be Issued until represent atives of that body have been given an hearing. One of the questions that is;, giving the treasury officials some con cern is the definition of the word "resi dent" in the act. An Actress Divorced ' SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31—May Buckley, the actress, was granted a di vorce by Judge Daingerfleld from her husband, Frank P. Clayton ,an actor, on the ground of infidelity. Clayton allowed the case to go by default on the promise of his wife that she would not reveal the name of the co-respondent. An Angry Father MINNEAPOLIS, August 31.—Shortly after midnight J. L. Murphy, a deputy sheriff, brought to the County Jail a woman of the town whom he said was under arrest, and sent for Matron Wood burn. Then he entered the latter's apartments and fired eleven shots at her husband, C. H. Woodburn, who was in bed, exclaiming, "I'll teach him to ruin my daughter." Woodburn was shot five times and dangerously wounded. Mur phy gave himself up and refused to dis cuss the case. Counterfeiters Indicted oAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31.—The fed eral grand Jury today returned Indict ments against Charles Sweeny, M. H. Plumley and James Curverson. The lat ter, who was arrested ln Eureka, is charged wijh counterfeiting silver half and quarter dollars,'with having such counterfeits in his possession and with ,uttering them. Sweeny and Plumley are held in bonds of $1000 each and Curver son ln bonds of $2500. Held in Suspense I CLEVELAND, Aug. 31.—President McKinley was told today that the San Francisco OB.H had published a story to the effect that in response to an Inter view with Mrs. Jones he had promised to Interfere in behalf of Worden, the Cali fornia train wrecker. "Will you please confirm or deny the report?" was asked. "I have nothing to say," responded the president. Not Fast Enough ANNAPOLIS, Md„ Aug. 31.—The tor pedo boat Rodgers returned to this port late this afternoon, having failed to make the required speed of 24.5 knots per hour on her trial trip. 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On the Hanford branch the tracks have been laid across the Tule river and are now three miles south of that point and with in two miles of the new town of AngloFa, which lies five miles east of Tulare lake. It will form the center of a new wheat cultivating district as, in consequence of the building of the railroad, prepara tions are being made to sow a large amount of grain. Warehouses for the reception of cereals are going up or ars in contemplation. Khurdish Invasions LONDON, Sept. 1. —A dispatch to the Daily News from Tabrez confirms the news of the heavy fighting between tha Kurds and Armenians on the frontier. The commander of the cavalry of the Kurds was killed, according to the re port, and his son narrowly escaped. The losses of the Kurds are variously esti mated at from 300 to 600 killed and wounded. The Armenians claim to hays lost only twenty. Earle's Successor COLUMBIA, S. C, Aug. 31.—Demo cratic primaries were held In this state today to name candidates for a United, States senator to till the vacancy caused, by the death of Senator Earle. From re turns received up to 11 oclock tonight* United States will bs nominated by at least 10,000 majority over ex-Gov. Evans and ex-Senator Irby. New York's Mayor NEW YORK, Aug. 31.—The executive committee of the Citizens' union at a meeting held today decided to formally announce in the name of the organiza tion the nomination of Seth Low, presi dent of Columbia college, as its candi date for the first mayor of greater New York. Frenchmen Rejoice NEW YORK, August 31.—A special to the Herald from Valparaiso says: French residents here, in Santiago and other large cities ln Chile will hold a fete to celebrate the official declaration of the Franco-Russian alliance which was proclaimed on Saturday. A Congressman Dead NEW YORK, Aug. 31.—Ex-Congress tr.an Emanuel D. Hart is dead at his home in this city, aged SS years. He had, held a number of offices under the treas ury department.