THE BEAUMONT ENTERPRI
BEAUMONT, TEXAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1904.
TH6 RUSSIAN ARMADA OF ALMOST FORTY
WAR VESSELS WILL TAKE A HAND IN
COLLIERS WILL ACCOMPANY 1HE FLEET
WHICH WILL COAL AT SEA IN TRANSIT
S:ene When the Squadron Weighed Anchor Was an Im
posing One, Con? of the Forts Saluted and the
Oar Was Present to Wish Them
Alt Good Lack,
Cronsta.lt, Sept- 11 The Haltic
fleet Hailed today for the far cast.
Tho vessels of the Hoot are as fol
lows: Tho battleships SonvarolT, vice Ad
miral Uojcslvcnsky's flagship the
Nav'arln, Sis-oivcliky, Borodino, Alex
under HI. Orel, 01cs and tho Osllabn,
Hear Admiral Voelliersams flagship;
Hie cruisers Admiral Nalihimolf", Dmi
tri l)oiisk.)i, Aurora and the Alma.,
Hear Admiral Knquislx ilng.-iiip nn.l
i-isveral torpedo boats and torpedo
boat desl royers.
The Meet will touch at Llbau,
whcie it will be joined by colliers
and supply shlpis, and will then pro
ceed directly to the Orient.
The scene on the departure of the
(leei wiim an iiiinosing one. At. dawn,
tii') first anchor was hol-ted on the
our ift cruiser Aurora which, ac-
Ciininanied by two torpedo boats,
!,iim;eii nut. of tho harbor. The town
wiu awakened by the booming of
the Rims of tha forts, as the Aurora
sped towards Llbau in advance of
the main squadron.
Emperor Said Good-by.
At, 2 2o'elocl in the afternoon the
time set. for the departure or the re
mainder of the fleet, the imperial
yacht wilh the emperor. Grand Duke
Alexis, the high admiral and other
high naval oilicers on board, put. out
from lVtornof, on the o'.iier side !'
tho bay with an escort of three tor
pedo boat,'. Admirals Hojestvensky.
Voelkersam and Enquist, went on
board the imperial yacht and present
ly said farewell to the emperor.
Then, the Souvaroff led the squad
ron down the Finnish gulf- The wa
ter front and the piers and forts were
crowded will; spectators. The en
sign; on the forts nd yachts were
dipped and tiie guns of the chain of
foils across the bay joined in an
admirals salute, while from the sig
n..i n.nKis above the forts fluttered a
string of colored flag
"Cood luck to the
liatttc lteei on n
The weather ail nay aim uwn .-!
nating from clear t cloudy, but as
the fleet left port, there was a '",'st
of sunshine, followed up on nn.
southern horizon bv the blurr of a
rain squall across the gulf.
Cruise Carefully Mapped Out.
St. Pet erOiurg, Sept. 12. 2:?.- a. m.
The departure of the Paltic fleet
fr th.- far east is oaicially announced1.-
. ' '
..Admiral r.irilelT. commander of the
naval forces at Cronstadt. will ac
company the fleet as far as Lilian
fr..in which port this modern Armada
of almost forty pennants will sail im
mediately for the Orient.
The admiralty docs not state how
lone Admiral RoJ.-tvcnsky will s"l
nt Lilian, hut It Is understood that
it will be only for a few days.
The plan of th" crul-s lias nor
liccn divulged, but It has Ik-cii care
fi.llv mnpiH-d out. Colliers, accom
pany the fleet Mr the purpose ..r
Kiipi.lving the torM-do In.ats and tor
....I., boat desiners who o steaming
rcdius Is small. Other colliers have
alrca.lv called or awaiting nr
,,..s a. f..n-l3n !" J0
B,,u.nlron on the way. All the e
w'l. are cpiipil l'h apparatus
for roaline a' ' , ,
The e.ncral dnlon Is that
.,.i- . in cKi tiv way of Sner..
r.n rumor ay thnt the rape ron'o
w.i lrf laVon.
Shews Russian Temwer.
The d-c;vi"" "f admiralty to
wn.l ottl ihp fleet In the face of the
.iiinc itusti"n in far f-ant
fin -vi-t'Tif of ih- "inixr of the Pov
rt.m.nt to ir..f-uie th" r 1" a
i i tm1"r'"f1 'l""' 'cere
coptwh ral'te ,iv tt n of per
.... n...t tt.e o i'-i'tt "f 1.1atnr
II... vjiilme' !' i"'d h prine
t.i- -h t-n-irmr i'iT''t '- a
f".r "f Inmwl'a" 'J tr,'!n.
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SAILS FOR THE FAR EASTliii
1 Sun Francisco, Sept. 11. The
Ing of an additional 3G0,0uO men to
the far east.
The very brief report which Gen.
Kniopatklu, which was given out
Sunday, constitutes tho latest news
from the front. The place at which
the report, was filed ! not Indicated
hut the report seems to show an il
most entire suspension of active
operations on both sides.
The few news doMmtches drifting
in all refer to phases
of the last
weeks lighting which
Crew Will Remain on Board the Dis
Shanghai, Sept. 11. The Russian
protected cruiser Askold completely
repaired, painted and gilted, with no
bunting whatever, proceeded to her
berth of retirement in the upper har-j
bor yesterday. There were three
courses proposed for the disposition
of the crew of the" Askold and the
crew of the torpedo bout destroyer
rt t -I-,. I.. Hitii.aninnl
One was to distribute them among ,
ei ireniv noris, w uuu wuo mfi
accepted and then rejected. 1 lie sec
riui wns to- turn them over to the
. 'ir: XTI., ., Ilia
aimed warships. i ne .i.iimi ee v i
accepte the third an.
It is understood
the site of the
Klao juangpous . - ,
Merles and ivon m!ne
ANTI SEMITIC RIOTS.
People Injured and Shops Pillaged
at Petersburg. Sep-- 11. Antl
Semitic rioting took place at UovnoU
I... ()ie ROvcrnnient of Volhymia Sep
tember 4, (luring which many persons
were injured and shops piuageu. a
similar outbreak occurred at Smelsi.
in Kief, where the troops were called.
Ninetv-eight. houses ami n.i
were pillaged and several people
were seriously and many slightly
wounded by the troops. Many of the
rioters wee a"-ested.
Peonage Cass to Be Trie.
.Tacksim, Miss.. Sept. 11. At the
regular term of federal court, which
convenes In Meridan tomorrow, the
(list peonage cases to bo tried in Mis
sissippi will be called. Iva Hender
son and the legatees, who are citizens
of Kemper count, are under indict
ment fnr holding in involuntary serv
itude, a negro by the name of Shep
Oriffln on their farm in Kemper
Z - j ru
Want to Know Who T.poed on tv-
Savannah. Sept. 1 1.-Yesterday
Chairman Hunter of the cotton fx
hance information commit ! re
ceive.! a letter from Secretav of Agri
culture Wilson, askintt for the name
of the "prominent w ire home" In IM
city that bulletined the government!
colon crop fiBute. recenily thirty
minute In-fore the report
i'i,.innn Hunter roe to
erri-tarr in n-ply as follow:
I ni directed by the comtnittet
on information and MsUs'if of Hi'
Kaaai.tmh On ton i:ctiar.c 'o
that at 12:4. on S' f - 2. M"r. Hay
iwH Vifli nl forrpiiny. ni n'
!n officp in hi i'v. r-c-iv"l -Ifi.'lrwine
x-l'-ir-nm: "f -rnni-p:
)f.k like t.1.' S i-t" P.a'h'. ,ih
vSnZ Xer anildw' th 1 though It is not so stated by the Nov,-tl.c-y
should remain on 'rd the dls-jKra..
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irxxr, si-j - aw-ias: sa-.tas; sjs
. .-I., . 'innanese wno. it was siiiu, miuiuiiu-
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OF PORT ARTHUR
OUTPOST CLASHES AND
AN ATTACK IS HOURLY EXPECtT:
Russian Cuns Fire Almost Unceasing
ly on the Two Captured Forts
at Palichwang. Heroic
Sacrifice by Soldier.
Che Foo, Sept. 11, 11:00 p. m. The
story of the happenings before l'ort
Arthur for tho past ten days according
to tho Novlkral, Is one of bombard
ments, outpost clashes and rcconnol
terlng exploits. Copies of the Nov!-
Ikrul dated Setember ".. U, and7, re
Icelved here today, are devoted most
exclHlvt.Iy t0 a recital of tho details
. , u . i . n..i
lhs occurrences. Russian actlvi-
ty on the northeast front, which in
eludes Tlghlungshun and KiKowan
shan Is noted by thd paper and the in
ference is drawn that an attack in
that quarter is expected.
The bombardments of the Pallchi
tiang fort, which Is only 300 yards
from Tighlungshan, nre frequent. The
Russians aro trying desperately to re
tard the further strengthening of this
position, ,d A
fire partially de-
On September 1, a
strayed the village of Palichuang. formally open. It then depends upon
Later the Russian artillery levelled I the va,.olla Btate organizations to ar
walls which tha Japanese had been i meetings and the na-
using for cover. The Japanese out- '""
posts there upon were strengthened .tional committee will assign tae
and wires hung wltt) uells were men i
u,r , "V ,
Chaiitsets which was In front of the
parade grounds has also boen destroy-
' I 1.1.. 1... V. 1) Innu
CO lireHllIUUMIJ UJ 1'" imooia-un,
. ,,,,,..,,,t flrp aimiKt cease-
"""'J " , i T '
- , wo hfhini, ' hlh the
Russians waited. The Japanese sol
dier calmly left redoubt, one, carrying
two boxes and deliberately marched
toward the Russians, who suffered
him to approach. When he was quite
near, sharpshooters killed him. On
Investigation it was found that tho
boxes he caried, contained lyddite
wilh fuses carefully fixed
Russians Said to Have Shelled the
Japanese at Polichuang.
Che Foo, Sept. 11, 11:20 p. m. Ac
cording to the latest news received
here from Port Arthur, the Russians
on September 1 shelled the Japanese
covered trenches In. front of Polichu-
nni? and destroyed them.
la nan pro reserves noured Into the
Inlrenchments and opened lire on the,fj,.(i with a campaign which does not
Russians, hut a shell from a Russian
battery landed In the trench and kill
ed many of the Japanese soldiers and
the remainder retired. Thls enabled
the Russians to occupy the trenches
The Port Arthur Novikrai, in a re
cent Issue, declares that a Japanese
colonel has been executed berause he
failed to occupy a certain position
on Corner Hill within a specified
I" H" l"K"e of September Z. tne
amr BayH tha. . JaPHncse tor-
nedo boat struck a mine 14 miles
southeast of the harbor and sank.
and that on the day after this occur
ed. the Japanese cruiser ltstiknshl-,
ma was ali-o damaged by a llo'-itiiigi
INQUIRY TO START.
Investigation of Militia and Georgia
Sheriff Begins Today.
Atlanta. Sept. 11. -Col. W fv Woo
ten. f-n-Ment. will rail ih' Stans
b.iro -ourt f Inquiry to order in 'hi
city tirniorrow morning.
f;,v. Tnll d-elin"d to rlivnt-'
th trailer today but it i nnd-riirfii
'hat he will take ufh art'on a
re o:t of the roiin of Int'erv w ar -
rant. In tb- fvit a rtmrr miiruaTI
Is ord'-f-d. i' wi'l probably ,n
tttict-1 to m-l witMn a nor tim'i
and ih now 1arnoii n- wi,i o
thr -he1 mt l for l i !!.
Thu far tin t--ditions Uv- !'' .1
Ttij.'U- :th arr ai.t-ar n'-- of a'n
ori'r to mr.jKrt lt"-m to whf Mi"
r-rrrt of ti- rmrt will tx.
port F'1x. S' 11 ..'!" "'
iii.in..t TJ.vr"r p-.io f,--.-r.
Pi'd. t-tt-t-n.-T Trii'fiar I In i f .;
Ixn-'ini P'-n ""sTi. Vn F : Ki
paai N' Y"-l - N'i-M,.m. M'i(n
I'iv: J-d.n vi;t, f'oi'tj.
Russian innHMi t Li mi. I aptam
lierlli.nky. put into mi port to- -
day for repulrs. Tho Lena in 31
days from Vladivostok. Instruc-
thins are exiwcted from Wash-
Ington mithorttlea tomorrow a -to
tho length of time tho ship
limy ret.tr.ln In port. Immediate-
A lv iifior I lie l.etlll tiropneii alienor w
In the bay, Cap'alii UerlltiKky
' nn ' . -
m III 11 1H Y1H1L UnillllU T M" " "
! ni.uiire.l An officer of the cruis-
! er. however, said that the liftiu
' left Vladivostok on a cruising
U expedition, hoping to cupturo
some of the trans-Paciflc vessels
carrying contraband. It was an-
milted that tho vessel most
eagerly sought tor was me w
American steamship America.
WILL BE GIVEN
TO PUBLIC TODAY
ROOSEVELT'S LETTER OF AC
CEPTANCE IS NOW READY
FOR THE READER.
MARKS OPENING (if CAMPAIGN
State Openings Will Follow Rapidly
on the Issuance of the Presi
dent's Letter Getting Ready
Chicago, Sept. 11 With the Is
suance of President Roosevelt's letter
nf necentance tomorrow, the Repub-
llcan campaign may be considered as
spealters wno are i" '"
Partly in furtherance of this a num
ber of state chairmen are being
called on to see Chairman Cortelyou.
who has been in Chicago the past
State Openings Will Follow.
State openings follow rapidly on
i.,,,,., nf Hie iiresidenfs letter.
C , ,t .,
Michigan, wasuingiuu mm
A feling of indifference
a cause for alarm for many western
politicians, and it has not been con-
fine,! to those or any one part, wen
who don't rank as workers, have been
imnressed with the fact the average
man is not. concerned with politics
this vear. This has been noted as one
j 0f tne particular features of the work.
Various reasons have been assigned
and organized bodies have been ceu
sured for not stirring up Interest.
Lack of Political Hysteria.
In view of these facts, tho state
ment from the western headquarters
ihi such conditions in no way arc
injurious, lint probably beneficial, be
comes interesting. Western Repub
lican managers are of the opinion
. h , k f notical hysteria Is
predated to lie a blessing and that R
does not indicate carelessness, mm
iness men. they explained, are satis-
diKttirb business transactions.
TRAIN HELD UP.
Canadian Pacific Robbed of $6,000
by Masked Men.
Winnipeg. Manitoba, Sept. 11 Th
Canadian Pacific Railway west hound
trans-continental express was held up
liv four masked men last night at
9:30 four and a half miles west or Mis
Klon Junction. At the point of re
volvers. th. cxnress messenger was
compelled to han over the valuables
The safe was dynamited a.id $;.
secured from it. The registered mail
was also ransacked.
Th.. robbers caied to the hushes
and are supposed to have crossed the
Insurgents and Government Troops
aSid to he Fighting in Uruguay.
IliKnos Avers. Sept. II A funhr
teavr .neac-m nt 1-tWK-n the inur
L'-nts and the troop of the govern
,., in nirh the U'ter a- sup
i . , .n -l-a'-d. is said
tif wnrT-1 in Vrimiay. K'i-
, ..nriiine tie sult ar
1 , ,
-r-eotiaiion tx-tw-'-n ih- paracua
! ,n vov-mni-n' and the rrv.,1iit ioti
tn,T ar i H j.roe1inK
Wa-t.inc'on. Tl. C ft-f il
Ka-t Tft-: Fair 1i'mr: aid
a -ioW in ""i'h innnti
a) Ti-"1sy. fr-h wni'h wind on
Wt-vi Ta: Fair V'tidy
NOTHING DOING IN VICINITY
BY A COLLISION
LAUNCH CAUGHT BY A PASSING
8TEAMER AND CRUSHED
AIL Ml FROM PHIUDEPHU
Disaster Was the Ending of a Day's
Pleasure Trip and Occurred in
the Darkness. Launch Was
Cut in Two,
Philadelphia. Sept. 11. Tho Dela
ware steamer Columbia, on its way
from this city to Bristol. Pa., tonight
crashed Into n steam launch about Hi
niiles north of here, grinding It to
ueces and causing the drowning of
olght of the dozen occupants of tho
-mall boat. All of the party were
rom Philadelphia. The dead:
.10SHFH FORTESCUE. owner of
MRS. JOSEPH PFHOMER.
K'sniNERH named URIOGS.
The accident was the tragic ending
n ilnv's nlensure trip,
The launch parly had been made
- . u ..!,i.,,l ,f lir-
up irom uiiionn '"" "
mphp. The (lay was suem. m
.niu un the river as iar i .-
r,n The return ril was negun iim-i
. . . ..
ugiitfail, the pilot of the boat keep-
no close to the rennsyivuum
in the run down tae river.
mint was reached
ldp suddenly loomed up in
he darkness. Fortcscue jammed ms
-.vl.ee! to starboard, hut Just, a mo
ment, too late. Tiie iuk "'"'
struck the launch stpiarely In the
middle and cut It in nair, un-ow...
a'l the occupants Into the water.
A terrible shriek went, imp as the
boats struck, which almost caused a
oanlc among the passengers ii
Columbia, no.ens of life preservers
were thrown overboard to those in
he water and a boat was quiun.j.
towered. When the rownoai n-u.
d the scene, only four parnes com-.
i,e found in the dariiness. i.
Moved that several of the vleHms
were crushed by the p-'"i whce.a
r, the Columbi't.
R0B8ER8 HOLD UP
GANG WAS MADE UP OF FOUK
MASKED MEN HEAVI
MADE HAUL OF NFAR $5030 IN GOLD
Package of Currency Taken Estimat
ed at $1,000. Registered Mail
Pouches Were Rifled of
St. 1'iiul, Sept. 11. A special to the
I'ioiiecr Press from Winnipeg. Mani
At !:"! last night ihe Canadian l'a
cific west, bound trans-coniineniai ex-
H was held up by fotir masked
, m I l.nlf
men in tne woous, i"r im
mil.-s west ol Mission Junction.
Three of Ihe men crawled over tne
tender of the locomotive and at the
lioliit of revollvcrs ordered Knglneer
Sot! to stop the tral:i. They left
one man to ?iinrn in i-in,
otlnrs taking the tinman with tti. m
Tiir.... of the handitH comixdled the
firenmn to unenipl
the mail and n
tm-Ks car. tin
lourih standing guard
i,vir th.- train ana m'nn-ior n- n
who attempted to go forward when
the irin was stop-d The roblH-rs
ihi-n prowled with the -ngine and
cxpr. cars vcml miles west. F.i
.ress MenMtlger Herbert Mitchell t
tir-i r f mH to ox-n the ear doot.
but on Ixtiig informed that the car
would I"- blown up wl'h drnimttH. of
whi'h the hd a quantity. h- com
plied. From t ti- lb" robU-rs iw
rnred tour or fiw ihou'Jinil dollars In
gold t"' and aVeit 11 hmi in ciirr-n-ix.
Tbe mad el.it wre nimilsrly
Mimp- ll' d to on th inail r, whleh
win rifled of the eontetit of rlciter--d
ma: I seV. The ni;i,i-. tpre
i...a ...i. : ear were tte-n run to
I.,!,' el tA Warren lh.T Hie T"h-U-r,
tk to the at. None of tb
,---liH'-T were ncdefi-d.
S M" iiil 'ram wi'h a fi'- of tjff
ial jK.'ie-Tf).ti in harre of be rail
tat jfiifM-i'ir and ti finiinetsJ
1r-f of o!ee a rr.-ed to th
' i-r1tt- fi-OIB Vll'-l e a lB SI ' b
fce f r th'.I.
AN ALMOST ENTIRE SUSPENSION OF ACTIVE
OPERATIONS IS REPORTED FROM THE
FRONT AT MUKDEN.
REPORT THAT VICEROY ALEXIEFF HAS RESIGNED
TOKIO REPORTS A
Russian Losses up to ihe Fall
25,000 Bat do Not Include Casualties Suffered
In th; Actions of the Rear Guard
During the Retreat.
Associated Tress ntilletln.
II. is agreed that n Bomewhnt pro-
longed lull in the operations of the
Japanese and Russian force niound
rtlllltueil will v.. mi.-.
Detailed accounts of tho battle or
" , ... , , Aj
Liao Yang especially that of the As-
sociated Press confirm the general
belief here that the Japanese hnve
tug paid an excessive price for the
success and that they were bulked in
achieving another Sedan h'y Kttro
patkln s generalship.
The situation at Port Arthur, es
pecially In view of the sailing from
Cronfladt on Sunday of the. Baltic
licet receives renewed attention in
What little news was received
Sunday from the Manchnrlan theatre
of war indicates the almost entire
suspension of active operations by
both Russian and Japanese. The last
dispatch from Mukden was filed by a
correspondent of the Associated Press
Sunday evening. It said that all was
quiet In that region and the under
standing was thut the main force of
the Japanese had retired to Yental
on the railroad about 10 miles north
east of Liao Yan'g.
Kuropatkin briefly reports that.
there was no fighting Hnturuay ev
cept small patrol encounters. A dis
patch received in London from St.
Petersburg gives a report that Vice
roy Alexleff hus resigned. The Haltic
fleet, rumors regarding which have
from time to time occupied the press
teports, sailed Sunday from Cronslad'
and it Is officially announced In St.
Petersburg that Its destination is the
Far East. St. Petersburg dispatches
indicate active preparations to greatly
Increase the Russian fighting force.
Tho story from Port Arthur Is one of
Quiet at Mukden.
Mukden, Sept. 11. All Is quiet In
this region. It Is understood that
the main force of the Japanese have
retired to Yental.
A solemn service was held here to
day for tiie repose of the souls of
those who died In action. It was at
tended by tho entire Btaff and garri
son. Distant shots were heard. iut this
did not disturb the solemnity of the
The weather Is threatening and
more Is exiiecled.
Japaness Loss at Liao Yang.
Washington, l C. Kept. 1 1. A dis
patch from Tok'o. which reached the
Japanese legation t'l"y l's me 10-
tal casualties on the Japanese side
it the I.Hitl.. of Liao Yang at 17.5.1S.
officers and men killed and wounded.
Of these the army of the rlKlit ikii-
rokll lost 4'H;. tho center Oxlziit
4H92 and the b-rt tOknl T.'iM. 1 h
number f officers kl"d wa and
St. PHernliurB. Sept. 11 In ee
gram to the emperor. dai-d S t. 1".
r.en. Kurops'kin sa;:
"Therf were no hoi.lilili.-s trida).
Saturday, x-eit l.i.iunitieant phjrol
enMinter. In whieti we snmaiiien no
Alesieff Wants te Resign.
Ixwdon. K. Ji. 11 - A diM'h '
Reui.rs' Tel. trtm f 'oinny from St.
I-.i.TKliiirr ): ' nnderKf
that Ve.-r.y Aletieff In e "f
military Hintfiretiel-. In th Vr
i. i,.. i,i.,.4i t,i. r-irria' ion t a
-l. . .j it, at tin
1 He iib.i.iw n i"-- - I
.i. i i . ... h ia vet tiM-ti
C te rns.
ct. 4-r.t,iire. Srt. 11 TV
m-ror ha i-a b d to arm
t tie re--rv
ir'i tn t w-iii y (tn -ir-ui of
rovi-rr"t' of Fh-rn. fv-r1is.
Ftari"ila i"1 Ta'in1. V-loiie inr f'i
the tiuirry m-'rl of Hi-a t
LIST OF J4PANESE LOSSES
of Liao Yang Estimated at
also ono cutcgory of resorve officers
throughout the empire.
Russian Losses 25,000.
Toklo, Sept. 11, 8 p. m. Telegraph-
, ,.,, .., , ...... .
... , . ,
.Hio headtniurters of the Manchnrlan
urmy (Ipclare the Ja,mneae ,0 00 ln
'fun possession of Ylen Tal coal mines
and estimate the Russian losses up to
the fall of Liao Yang at over 25,000
men. The estimate of losses does not
Include those suffered by tho Rus
sians la fho rear guard actions fought
after tho evacuation of Lino nng.
NINE THOUSAND WORKMEN LET
OUT BY THREE FAC
TORIES. DURATION OF STOP IMflllE
Trades Union Leader Claim That U
is Part of Plan to Defeat Sign
ing the Scale Which Expires
Chicago, Sept. 11. Nino thousand
men have been thrown out of work
by the closing down of the three big
branches of tho International har
vester company, tho McCormlck and
Dcerliig divisions in Chicago and tho
plant ut Piano, III. Following llw
announcement today that the Mc
Cormlck plant had closed, came the
Information that the Doering and
Piano plant hud also been shut
down last night. The notices posted
in each or the plants stated thut the
Miindown would continue for an in
Ufllciuls of the company asserted
tonight that the only significance In
the move Is tuat the dull reason has
arrived and thut extensive Improve
iiK'iits arc to be made whllu the prop
ertied arc not in opeartion.
Trades union leaders, hcrwever, as
sert that the move was mndo . by
the International Harvester company,
hecau.-e Its agnomen with the or
ganized trades employes will expire'
Sept. 1.r. the union believing1 th
company docs not wish to renew the
Iron Works Cut Down Pay of
Chicago. Sept. 11 Victory for Ihe
enifloyers wa.4 the mtcome of the
conciliation plan of adjujxtlng wage
.llffcrenci.K lM-twii-n the republic lnn
and steel company and its 2UHMI skill-.-.I
union employees at Ashtabula.
The mem tier of the amalgamated
KsiuM iation ol iron and tee workers
empoyed by the Republic company
were forced to stilimlt to a reduction
in wages. The flwreaa! In pay will
lw trim two o lhlrle-n pT cent.
Th mo t aV.illed workers will nf
fT ih gresteM iwIik-IIoii.
The finiher who have lien paid
H : ton. will rwHve tet jr.-ar
only 17.1V Tiie lioller thf k-at
t ill'-d. will Ik- paid I HO a ton.
The award wa mad.- after aa all
tiluM u-im at th Khermaa llotin.
Col. II. I Martin of Irtintoa. Ohki,
lt n ftaii of liirmlnotmt Ala, ant
II. W. Reed of T.rlinC town. Ohlrt.
-n'rwi1 ihf tmaH
Victor "twaaH rrir.
Vl'tor. the I'i)er-1 hild fif T.
J KueM. w!k was t'nfully tint
r-a'nrnar wnne i.iaiini ai
- . ... a ,
i'ir fcme . Jtimtenr m "in wrok
n Jnr ia th rra. la re"in alone
. t,ic-1r a ran etfie'" a4 tho
'" or ft. Vw h will tio ti
!a It Wi-1nei1ir Th 1'iW W-
. f'it a -ry lia'fly nit tm the
ln-ai wl.l'h rnale trith'y
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