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' pRICp: _WHEELING, W. VA, TUESDAY. AUGUST -24.1897-_VOL 30; NO. 30 k Conference of Operators and Miners’ OSic als Held. Considerable Difference Concerning Basis of Settlement, Operators Demand That Miners t Return to Work at the Old Rate of Wages While an Arbitration Commission is at Work on the Qaso—Miners Demand That the Advance Be Paid at Once, and Its Permanency Settled Later. CoL W. P. Rend Speaks Forci bly to President Ratchtord and j Leaves the Conference in a Rage. What the St. Louis Labor Gath ering May Do. Pittsburg. Pa., August 23.—Miners to resume work at the 54 cent rate pend ing a decision of a board of arbitra tion. Miners to resume work at an inter mediate rate between the rate demand ed and the one paid prior to suspen sion, pending a decision of a board of aroitrauon. Miners to resume operations without a price named, pending a decision of a board of arbitration. These three propositions were sub mitted by the special committee of j the railroad coal operators of the j Pittsburg district at a conference held to-night. Miners to resume work at the 69 j cent rate, pending a decision Oi a i board of arbitration. This is the proposition submitted by the officers of the miners’ to a special . committee. The propositons were talked over i In an informal manner by both sides, when an adjournment wa staken until 10 o’clock to-morrow morning. As near as can he learned the min ers’ officials will stand firm on the proposition they have made. In eup oort of this claim they say that it is ■e miners to re te. pending arbi m to go to work under the 6ame to-night several 'tee of operators cc of operators the operator sot -entirely ellroln iversy and that i strict was being President Ratch >resident Dolan lat the was sun an mifi-o«it© one and the general strike was being deliberated Sn From the best information a -land the contending parties are still •ar apart. The operators hope that one of their propositions will be ac cepted while the miners officials say that thcv will not recede in the least from the position they have taken. President Dolan, however, after he conference, said that all were going ‘o take a good sleep and he was satis fied that they could come to some definite understanding within ten min ates after meeting in the moring. It was a lively meeting of operators During the forenoon there was a sp it imong the producers. The miners of-1 Icials wanted to kuow if every opera or in the district was represented. They had received a negative reply and in turn told the operators that, there were others down stairs, notably, i John Blythe and J. W. Shields, who were not represented. They adjourned and promised to have the remaining operators present! At the afternoon oasions. the miners went to the opera of the'miners’ National President M. D * Ratchford. National Secretary Treasurer W. C. Pearce. District Pres ent Patrick Dolan. Vice President I Edward McKay and Secretary William , warper. President Ratchford made a state ment of the case. He said on former oc casions the miners went to the optra tors. when with crocodile tears the conditions were deplored by the opera tors. Now. he said, it was different. The operators had come to the miners. He expressed himself in favor of arbi Itration at a living rate of wages. frhls brought Col. W. P. Rend to his He said that there could be r.o Bhitra'ion on the lines laid down bv Bitch ford. Rend referred to ’he meet Bg at St. Louis, when Ratcbford in- | Boated that a universal strike and a Rmand for an eight-hour dav and a Badinstmcnt of the wage question Bould be the result of the St. Louis Convention. I rol. Rc^d replied hv calling Rateh »ord a vir an. a 'mi tor. blackguard and Anarchist. With emnhasls he told Mm that seven Anarchists had been bnne in Chicago and ail were better •ban he: that if he precipitated an in surrection ir this country he would hung, and when be was hung he (Rrnd> wanted to pull the rone. CM. ( Pend left the conference in a race In meantime the conference got down work. President Ratehford made an apolo . fpr some of the statements he made * and District President Patr'ck Nolan made n statement He stated his posi tion. which was almost similar to that of Ratcbford. operators then decided that a I Kbp fmoolnted to meet w:th i* officials and if possible i •me agreement, onferenee was held with the and it was rmittuC’y agreed S p. m.. and if possible ar me conclusion. The con i held and it lasted for sev The'propositions as stated ard discussed, after which | iment was taken until 10 morrow morning without a being reached. The press of the operators gave out 1 ng for publication: J “At the meeting of a joint conven- j tion of operators and miners’ officials , various proposals submitted as a basis | of arbitration were discussed. The j point at issue is the rate of wages which shall be paid pending the de cision of the board of arbitrators. No agreement being arrived at. and the conferees desiring time to consider the propositions submitted, the conference adjourned until 10 o’clock to-morrow morning.” M. D. Ratchford sent the following to-night for publication: “We have no press committee whose duty it Is to make misrepresentations for the other side or mould public opin ion favorable to the operators. Our purpose is plain. We go before the whole country with it. The manage ment of our strike thus far has been equally plain and as conservative as it is possible for a strike of such pro portions to be conducted. The peace able behavior of our miners every where demonstrates a strong desire on their part to heed our advice and to preserve the peace under the most , trying and tempting conditions. It is i not necessary for me to state that an honest public opinion is with us. all efTort3 to divert it in another direction to the contrary notwithstanding. Our claim is just, which no man who has the cause of humanity at heart can deny. For this reason we are confi dent. and the rank and file of the min ers more so, that we will win this battle.” . i Many of th» onerators very much de- ! plore the passage at arms between Col. | Rend and President Ratchford. Some j of them were under the impression i that it would have some effect on the ' result that is trying to be reached, i Col. Rend left to-night for Ruffalo in the best of humor, saying that he. was satisfied an agreement would be reach ed. THE ST. LOUIS CONFERENCE. President Ratehford. of the Coal Miners Tells What It May l>o and the Object It Will Seek to Attala. Pittsburg, Pa.. August 23.—M. D. Raich ford. National President of the United Mine Workers of America, and Secretary-Treasurer W. C. Pearce, of . the same organization, spoke encour agingly of the big mass meeting or . the heads of the various and many j labor organizations of the country ; which will be held at St. Louis next Monday. They predicted that It w ill ; be one of the most notable and most Important gatherings that was ever held in the history of the country. They claim that its result will have a marked influence upon the Industrial situation of the United States^ Ask ed for a statement concerning the pros pect of the convention, President ■ Ratehford said: ^ . “Many labor, political, educational and scientific organizations have ; flooded our office inColumbus with j inquiries concerning the great M h i «s*. 2-jssjs i 53T. JJjuesTS be permitted to send ; as many delegates as possible from “erv section ot the land are have re ceived encouraging letters. All of the express approval in the adoption of oar plan, and I am safe in saving it i J be one of the greatest events in the historv of the country. -We will take steps to discontinue the use and abuse ot the un-Araer - can injunctions thai some of our courts have seen «t to grant. It the St Louis conference does what 1 be lieve it will. It will bring about a general strike of all the branches of trade in the United States. It will bring out not only those in sympathy with the miners altogether, but will also make a demand for an eight-hour work day and a readjustment o? the wage question. [ -It has been said that it will mean ! an insurrection. I hope not. These conditions have been thrust upon us bv the operators and the courts. C ur course has been pronounced the most practicable by the most conservative of men. The time has come when labor must defend labor and stand up united ly against the usurpation of law for bidding the right of free speech and public meeting.’_ SAVES HIMSELF. One of the Candidates for Mayor of Boston, Announces His Engage ment and Outwits Miss Smith. “■Now"" York? August 23.—Charlotte Smith, president of the Women’s Res cue League, called on the Central La bor Union to explain her new scheme' for compelling marriageable bachelors to marry. She was too late to get the floor, but she buttonholed several of the delegates. She said she had statis tics to show that there was an Intimate connection between her scheme and the labor question. The great compe tition of women in the field of labor, she held, was because *0 per cent, of the men refused to marry. She said she was going to Boston to start a campaign against the Repub- 1 lican and Democratic candidates for mayor there because both of them are ^ bachelors. She did not believe that a bachelor ought to hold an elective of fice because no man could possibly act on questions of public morality unless he was married. She was preparing a ; unphlet upon her scheme and intend ed to show that if bachelors were com pelled to marry and the army of un married women were to become house wives and mothers, wages would go up. Even if all the bachelors in Greater New York were to marry there would still be 100,000 women without hus bands. It is reported from Boston that Mr. Curtis, the Republican candidate for mayor of that city, has already an nounced his engagement to a young woman. -o WILL WORK FULL TIME. Special to the Register. Parkersburg, W. Va.. August 23.—: The entire carpenter force of the Ohio; River railroad shops, which has been^ on half time for several months, are , now on full time. The great increase in freight traffic on the road has neces sitated the united efforts of all depart ments to keep up repairs. ran i_ Believes the Miners May March in the Fairmont Region Without Coming Into Contact With the Court and Its Orders. Proposes to Establish Camps at Various Places and Have the Campers Visit Each-Other and Hold Reunions—By This Means Ha Proposss to Bring tbe March ing Bodies Into Position to Do Effective Work. Special to the Register. Fairmont, \Y. Ya., August 23. Strike Leader J. W. Rea has devised a scheme whereby he hopes to be able to circumvent the United States Couit injunctions without violating their letter. Under the decision of Judge Goff, he believes it is still possible for the strikers to camp and march from place to place without coming into contempt of the courts. I The camp at the Montana mines will be maintained, and to night, Rea es tablished Camp Rea, at Minersville, near the New England mines. The cauip is just across a rail fence ft°ni the mine property, and is in a field where there are springs to supply water. The camp is provided w ith tents and the men there will be com fortable as long as the weather is not cola. Camp Rea makes two camps in oper aticu, Rea stated to-night that he will have three other camps in work- ; ing order within forty-eight hours, lo cated at places selected but not yet > maae public. It is the intention to I hy all these camps with strikers, who will call the camps in which they live their homes. Then there will he \ isits from one camp to another, and re unions of the strikers from all the camps at one designated camp. Rea thinks all this is possible under the injunction and the decision of Judge Goff. He believes this sort of marching will be effective in demonstrating to the miners at work that they are going contrary to the sentiments of their fellows, and that the existence of the camps will draw wording miners to them to hear speeches and visit their friends who have quit work. The twenty-seven strikers who were in the Clarksburg jail returned here I this evening at 6 o’clock. They were in the best of spirits and showed no ill effects of their incarceration. They were met at the train by J. W. Rea and others, and were taken to Skin ner’s tavern, where a bountiful supper was given them. To-night at Boyer’s hall, Palatine, these Btriker* and about 100 other* | hoard addresses by Rea, ^ oods and Carney. They were very enthusiastic, and applauded the speakers vigor ously. j Rea told them of the camping and marching scheme and they were all anxious to join in making a success of ht. There will be 100 men to go to Camp Rea in the morning. j In his speech Rea referred to the language of Judge Goff's opinion, and j said it was a feather in the caps of the strikers that the Judge should say 1 there had been no disoder. He said | Judge Goff has given them the right to camp, and march under certain con- ■ ditions. and he proposed to take full ! advantage of it. He spoke person- 1 ally of several of the operators and | their attorneys and mentioned W. S. j Meredith particularly, and the strikers promised to “swipe” him when he comes before them at the next elec- j tion for Congress. Rea to-night made the claim that , the men in the Hite mines and at sev- j eral other small ones, are in sympathy with the strike, and would have been brought out some time ago. but for the fear that if these mines were closed, new men would be imported into the district. Another eiloti 10 get the Montana men out was mad- this morning early, al though no marching was done and the ef fort again proved fruitless. Only five ( men from the mine could be found at the I me ting at ttie camp Sunday, and from j the reports of the operators not even these five remained out of the mines. James Wood, although an Indefatigable worker for unionism, acknowledges that the organizers have a hard row. In con v. rsation with Labor Commissioner Isaac C. Barton, of Wheeling, he said but for the injunction all the men would be out in this Stale, A BIG DAY'S WORK In the New Klver and I.oup I reek Region* in -»plte of Ag:tnor* Claim*. Special to the Register. Fayetteville. \V. Va.. August 23.—Six hundred cars were loaded on New river and 1/iup creek with coal to-day, notwithstanding reports sent out by the agitators that all the mines are out. This is considered a big days work. MINERS WILL GO TO WORK. Special t Regiitei Charleston. W. Va., August 23. The miners at Campbells Creek Com pany’s mines to-day voted to go back to work. On Lens Creek they voted to return to work unless the New River men came out. QUARRELED ABOUT POLITICS. Middlesboror, Kv., August 23.—It is reported here that George H. Steel, ex-sheriff, and Sam Young, deputy sheriff, of Leslie county, were both killed in a combat at Hyden yesterday. Both men fought to desperation and both fell dead in the fifth round. Younc had three bullets through him and lived two hours. Both were prom inent. Steel was a Democratic leader and Young a Republican leader, and they quarreled over politics. -o JUMPED INTO THE LAKE. Detroit. Mich.. Aug. 23.—Shortly af ter the City of Cleveland left Cleveland last night for Detroit, a woman be- j lieved to be Mrs. Flora Anderson, of this city, threw herself into the lake from the promenade deck. Boats were lowered and the search lights used, but without avail. She is said to have quarreled with a man on the dock at Cleveland. Shocking Moral and Mental Degener acy Shown By a Boy. Determined to Kill His Little Sister and Unhesitatingly Tells an In terrogating Judge of His Aim in Life—Has Shown His Propensity for Taking Life, in Many Ways. Well Developed and Balanced in All Other Respects—Once Helped Murder a Babe—Restless and Ex cited Under Restraint. Special to the Register. Marietta, 0., August 23.—One of the most singular and shocking cases of mental and moral degeneracy in the annals of criminal history was brought to light here to-day in Probate Court William Crago, the eleven-year-old son of Joseph Crago, of Newport, this coun ty, was arraigned on the charge of making repeated attempts to murder his four-year-old baby sister. He is a bright-faced, intelligent-looking lad, yet he stood before the Judge who in terrogated him and upblushingly de clared that it was the aim of his life to kill the baby and that he would yet ; aecamplish the deed. Also that he intended to kill another of his sisters who is nine years old, and a deaf mute. The boy is evidently unbalanced and | has a mania for taking life. He has ' been known to catch chickens and oth- j er fowls about the neck and choke them until they were dead. He is one of the boys who murdered a babe in Tuscarawas a few years ago, and will be sent to the Reform Farm for safe keeping, as it is unsafe for him to be at large for a minute. In every re spect except his desire to kill chil dren, his brain appears to be normal and well developed. He is of very restless disposition, and, becoming ex cited under restraint of being detained in court, fought the offlffleers with un natural desperation. It was finally nec essary for a constable to take him out in the air and keep him constantly moving. The case mystifies both phy sicians and authorities, and is unique in court records. A. L. LUETGERT. The Chicago Sausage Manufacturer, Before the Court, Charged With Murdering His Wife—May Take a Long Time toTJet a Jury. Chicago August. 23.—After two pre liminary hearing* and ttare* months' confinement in the county jail, Adolph L. Luetgert, the rich sausage maker, was put on trial, charged with the murder of his wife, before Judge rut hill in the Criminal Court to-day. The big sausage maker has declared , to his attorneys, ex-Judge William A. j Vincent and Albert Phalen, that he i desired no further delay. Roth the State and defense prophesy that 1.000 ( veniremen will be examined, and that a week will pass before twelve men who are acceptable to both sides are found. Then the trial will begin in earnest. The theory of the State is that Luet gert induced his wife to accompany him to his sleeping apartment in the factory office and there strangled her. Then hp is thought to have taken her body to the basement and to have im mersed it in a vat filled with a solution of caustic potash heated to the boiling point. What remained of the body af ter this process, it is alleged, was gathered together and thrown into the furnace of one of the factory boilers. The fire had been kept up under one of the boilers upon express orders given by Luetgert to his watchman. Frank Bialk. The State has made several experi- j ments in support of its theory. Luetgert’s attorneys will also ex- ; periment with crude potash. With the results they hope to successfully com bat the testimony to be introduced by the State regarding the disintegration of a cadaver in a solution similar to that found in th vat in the sausage fac tory in which Mrs. Luetgert’s remains were alleged to have been destroyed. The cadaver used hv the State, say the attorneys for the defense, was sev eral days old. In It there was not the resisting power of nerves and muscles which a body from which life has just passed would offer to the action of the solution. Acting upon this belief, the defense has employed experts to con duct experiments with a fresh bony, and the defense professes the utmost confider.c0 that the results will utterly disprove the theory of the prosecution. While the trial is In progress the detec- j tives all over the country and Germany J will he searrhire for Mrs. Leutgert, j who has been reported to h..ve been ! pern in various places since her hus band’s arrest. All of these have been run down by the police, who claim to have proved they had little founda tion. Nevertheless, it is said the de fense hopes bv the reiteration of such stories to raise the ouestion of doubt in the minds of the jurymen. Lone before the case was called for j trial the corridors of the Criminal Court building were packed with peo ple anxious to get into the court room and a special detail of police was nec essary to keep them In order. When the case was called the court room was filled to suffocation, a remarkable fea ture being the number of women pres ent. Luetgert himself sat close to his attorneys, unusually pale. The cool ness which has characterized the sau saee maker ever since his arrest de serted him and he showed numistaka ble siens of nervousness. He was dressed neatly In black. Immediately after the court was called to order State's Attorney Deneen arose and an nounced that the prosecution was ready to proceed with the trial. The at torneys for the defense made a similar announcement, no application for a change of venue being made. A con troversy then arose as to the manner of drawing a jury, the prosecution con tending that it should be drawn under the new Jury commission law. After some discussion this was agreed to. Attorney Vincent, for the defense, however, noting an exception for the purpose of a test as to the constitu tionality of the law. Court then ad journed until to-morrow. -o SUOOT1M* AT KEYSTONE. Tlire* Men Attempt to Re§cn* a Prisoner From »n Officer. Keystone, W. Va., August 23.—Yes terday a shooting affray occurred be tween Policeman Carter Withers and John Stewart and Sam Gossett, who attempted to rescue prisoners from the officer. Withers was shot three times through the neck, lungs and chest. Ten shots in all were tired. Policeman Cobbs was shot through the arm' w hile attempting to arrest Gossett, who was shot by Cobbs. All are colored and excitement is high, with talk of lynch ing Stewart and Gossett. Withers is fatally wounded. Sam Barley, a by stander, was hit by a stray ball, sever ing an artery. He bled almost to death before medical aid reached him. nllOps. ' The Events On Both Sides of the River, Yesterday. Yesterday morning the report came to the city that the Elm Grove miners would return to work and attempt to break the strike in this district. A committee, including Secretary An derson, went out yesterday to bold a conference with the dissatisfied miners and bring them back into line. The Elm Grove miners have made some complaint about commissary supplies for their statiou, hut the principal dis satisfaction has been stirred up by a number of troublesome spirits among the men who have been opposed to the strike from the beginning. The company would not start the mine with a few men, and the half dozen discontented ones have been do ing missionary work, trying to get some of the other men hack to work. A meeting was held last night hut the majority of the miners decided to remain out for the present, and the committee succeeded in settling, at least temporarily, what differences ex ist in regard to the food supplies. \ MINERS COMMON-SENSE VIEW OF THINGS. To the Editor of the Register. Sir:—There appears to be someth.ng going on in the killing line up in good old Pennsylvania that there is not much fuss about. Why is it? «« judge it is the wrong people whose light is being put out. Were it on the other side it would he quite dif ferent The militia, Pinkerton detec tives and even United States troops would be on the ground. To say there would be a big fuss and commotion is jutting it mild. Well, let It go, Tjut WC gTOTBIWw --7--.777 a note of these things which will he heard from later on. We will not say much just now, but cannot refrain from protesting, or kicking, commonly speaking, when everything that is pos sible. probable and otherwise, Is being done by the large coal operators to avoid doing that which is h’iman proper and consistent in this strike of the coal miners. Anyone not directly interested can easily, by only a. partial canvas of the situation, readily see and digest their methods and objects. This injunction business, with all or its attendant unconstitutional. un American evils which is calculated to undermine the stability of our gov ernment, these deputy marshals, sher iff* constables. Pinkerton thugs, and eve'rvthing possible that money can buy (including courts and judges) are employed to defeat what is the all important question not only to the coa.1 miners but to all those without whom this globe would revolve in space, a wilderness. Now, what is best to do under existing conditions. Certainly, the miners as a rule are in needy circumstances and are depend ent largely upon a sympathetic public for support in this struggle. Undouht edlv the universal opinion and advice of the wealth-producers Is for the coal miners to stay idle until such time as they can procure that which Justly belongs to them, and we feel safe in saying th^y will do it, as th<^ fu»l\ understand the situation now. and with the experience of the past know what the consequence will ho to yield tn in human coal companies at this time. They are not going to do it; that set tles it There was a report that a part of the Elm Grove miners were going to return to work yesterday, which was pure fabrication, as all were Idle, and will he until a general set tlement is made. We often hear dis couraging reports, and our advice is to pav no attention to them. Our inter ests are too great to notice them until we know the facta in the ca.se. \\> must expect to hear things detrimental to our cause until the end is reached. W.S.BERISFORD. OVER THE RIVER. The small peddling hanks at Mar tin's Ferry have again resumed opera tions notwithstanding »he order issued by the Executive Board of the United Mine Workers. They will continue working until they learn of the de cision of Ratchford upon the matter of peddling mines that ship no coal being allowed to work. THE RELIEF WORK. The following is the receipts of the General Committee to solicit aid for -he striking miners fr r yesterday: John Lubic . r'° Employes of Ycehum Coal Co.. 19 i’iO Bank of Wheeline. W. Va. 10 00 The employes of John F. Mil ler’s Clear Manufactory. 11 25 A. A. I. and S. W . Friendship Lodge No. 2. JO 00 Total cash . 152 25 Will H. Cclvig, thirty loaves of bread, which he will give weekly while the strike lasts. S. B. McKee, one barrel of potato***. The committee fee! much encouraged at the noble response of the public In this, the cause of an oppressed people. --- The Weather Mr. C. Schnepf, the Opera House druggist, made the following observa tion of the weather yesterday: 7 a. m., 59; 9 a.m., 70; 12 m., 72; 3 p. m., 77; 7 p. m., 73. Weather changeable. NEGROES jjHf Elf. They Threaten to Prevent the Hanging of Jerry Brown, Which la Scheduled to Take Place at Fayetteville To-Day - Th -y Declare Browa Is Not Guilty of the Crime of Which He Has Been Convicted—The Governor Called Upon to Send Troops to Prevent the Negroes from Carrying Out Their threat-Governor Not at Home, His Secretary Promises Military Aid. _ Special to the Register. Charleston, \V. Ya., August 23.—In all probability a forcible effort will bo made to save the life of Jerry Brown, who is sentenced to hang to-morrow ut Fayetteville. The negroes or Fayette county are very much worked up over the Gov ernor's refusal to commute bis sen tence, and claim that he is innocent of the rape, of which he was convicted. A committee of forty negroes were in Fayetteville to-day and threatened to have four hundred there to-morrow. Sheriff McVey has telegraphed the Governor, asking for troops and stat ing that their presence will be abso lutely necessary to enforce the law. Judge Brazie has also telegraphed the Governor that troops should be held in readiness, a» it is prolwble there will be serious trouble. Governor Atkinson is not In the city but his son and private secretary wired in reply that if the troops were found necessary to-morrow they would be sent. The company at Ansted will be or dered out If there is any trouble. Brown was sentenced to hang on a plea, of guilty entered at the U nn ot court at which the members of the Montgomery gang were tried for the murder of Charles Gibson. After being sentenced. Brown put up the claim that he was not guilty, and that he was induced to enter the plea upon the representations of his lawyer, whom Brown and his friends claimed was incompetent, and who was appointed to defend tho .prisoner bv the court. Brown's story, corroborated in pan at least by his friends and others, is that he and Mrs. Radford, a widow, had for considerable time carried on nn unlawful and lustful laison. At the time Brown was accused of rape by Mrs. Radford. Brown claims they had a quarrel and the charge was made out of revenge. Brown says Mrs Rad ford was his willing mistress uotl J i demanded that he bny^herjfr p» in<1 TioThave the money. The demand for the shoes. Brown alleges, led to a quar rel in which he struck and bruised her. giving her the only evidence upon which she could charge rape. When the trial came up. Brown s attorney. Brown alleges, advised him to plead guilty, assuring him that a brief imprisonment would be the only punishment inflicted, while, if * stood trial, the woman s word would probably be taken In court, and hi* sentence would l>e more severe. I • lievlng his attorney, Brown says he pleaded guilty and was promptly sen tenced to hang. Brown’s friends further allege that ho was the victim of the heated public opinion against the Montgomery gang of murderers and thieves whose esca pades were just coming to light, and to which gang Brown was alleged to belong. ONLY ONE CLAIM |,ai Hren Presented ■» *p»nl«h f.nrrrn inrnt By the I-’. S. and It »• Conched in Mild l anguage. Madrid. August 2T-The Duke of Tetuan. the Minister of Foreign Af fairs declares that the only claim presented by the United States In con nection with Cuba is a demand for the payment of indemnity to the family of Dr. Ricardo Ruiz, tho Am^rhan cl izen who met hia death in the jail at Guanabacoa under suspicious circum stances, and is couched in pacific lan Kuapc. Captain General Weyler, it Is furthei announced, has not resigned, but the government will shortly consider the results obtained by the campaign in Cuba. I'll IN l MW KAlLLi.M Going to Hawaii to Wnt«h for • Chance t« Kul* the I ■land*. San Francisco, August *3— Prlnceai Kaiulajil, who has Just attained bei majority, will return to Hawaii in i October, after an ai>«*nce of ten years | in England and on the continent. She has hopes of being made queen ol | the present inland republic if annexa tion fails. She is watching for a change. When it comes she looks for I a compromise between the Republican! and the Royalists in favor of herself for the chances of her aunt, ex-QueeO 1 Liliuokalani. being restored to power are generally conceded to be very alls in any event. The princess will arrive in New York about September 25, from England. She will probably remain for a short ! time in this city, visiting with the ex queen. who will then be residing her* temporarily. Kaiulani s father will accompany her. -o CONFESSIONS PROMPTED BY OFFICERS. Constantinople. August 23 —The con fessions of the two Armenians arrested on Saturday and at whose residence* bombs were found by the police, are said to have been prompted by the Turkish authorities. The prisoners are alleged to have confessed that they in 1 tended to use the bombs at the Russian i and German embassies. -o DESPONDENT OVER ILL HEALTH. Davenport. Iowa. August 23.—Hon. John C. Bill*, ex-state Senator and ex mayor of Davenport, aged 40 year«. one of the most prominent lawyers In Iowa, commlttod suicide by shooting to-day. He wav despondent over fail* | ing health.