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Lord Paiiiicilule Iiitcricv on
the Treaty Slis iiilciputetl
No Intention He Sny of Fore
nhiulovv I tjT Any Possible Conce
ffiiiMM h the IoreiKn Otl ve Effort
to Meet America llillf n
sjieeiaj Cablegram Copm htrd
LONDON Jul 20 It is not easy un
fortunately to remote the impression
created on both sides of the -Atlantic by
tile- published crlon of the recent con
versation between Lord Faunctfote the
British Ambissador at Washington with
nn American journalist It has been In
ferred very naturally from the report
given of the Ambassadors words that
he meant to foreshado such concessions
by1 the British Government as would
make the propo ed canal treaty accept
able to the American Senate whose views
on the subject arc well known and de
It nnj be noted in passing tint this
Interpretation of hts lordships meaning
has aroused no public resentment in this
countr Lord Pauncefote however
authorizes the statement that he has
said nothing to Justify anj such infer
ence He has In fact furnished no in
formation whttcver about the pending
negotiations beond what was publicly
known before he left Washington the
reason being that there had been abso
lutelj no development in the matter since
that time
No good purpose could be serv ed by pub
lishing the Ambassadors comments upon
the interview ns printed and it will suf
fice to give his statement which Is as
follows V
W hat I said was what the press an
nounced long ago that Secretary Ha
had been in consultation with prominent
Senators and subsequently had requested
me to found my Government on certain
proposals These proposals are still under
consideration by my Government and no
xepii nas oeen commumcaicu as to what
President McKlnle or the Senators may
do 1 have not the slightest idea I know
nothing about it and it would be quite
ridiculous for me to make any conjec
It Is not necessary to say to anvone
Who is acquainted with Lord Paunce
fote s Invariable discretior that he is in
capable of foreshadowing in a newspaper
Interview the outcome of diplomatic ne
gotiations It ma be said with confi
dence but not based on any information
from the Ambassador that the British
Foreign Office will make the utmou ef
forts to reach an agreement with the
United States upon the canal question
It is necessary to remember however
what was said on the highest official au
thority on the eve of the amendment of
the treaty by the United States Senate
that Great Britain will insist upon the
neutrality -of the canal in peace and wnr
Jt is necessary only to reread the Mar
quis of Lansdownes rejection of the
amended treaty to understand that Great
Britains position on this point Is uncom
Bend of the Armenian Church
Ignored the Pope Authority
LONDON July 20 A private despatch
from Constantinople sajs the Armenian
Catholic Patriarch who is now engaged In
defing his spiritual head the Pope has
been frequently patted on the back by the
Sultan who seems to derive much grati
fication from the prospect of another
Christian schism within his dominions
At his last audience the Sultan in the
Turkish equivalent of ulgar Anglo
baxon urged the Patriarch to go the
whole hog and assured the prelate of
bis august protection against any possi
ble consequences Since then the Pa
triarch has warranted the suspicion that
be has the ambition to make a pope of
himself He has appointed and removed
bishops and has punished many prelates
and priests who dared to question his pro
Ills excommunication it Is declared is
amplv justifiable but to all appearances
Leo XIII hesitates to take this extreme
step bo long at least as there is a pros
pect of averting an open schism
A BUI Mlowlnir Peer to Resign
Telr PrHHece Ilkelj
LONDON July 20 The average Briton
prides himself bfciond all else on Ms
practical common sense Now after tn
Joing more keenly than anything else
for r everal months the quaint procedure
and gorgeous ceremony of IZarl Russells
trial by the peers he has pulled hirself
up and says that this is absurd that it
costs too much and wastes the time of
Judges barristers lawers litigants wit
nesses and courts
Moreever he savs a trial tint Is good
enough for me is good enough for a lord
Th lesult will probably be a bill abol
ishing the privilege of peers or rather
allowing them to resign it The bill will
probably be introduced In the House of
Lords it must not be fonotten that
this privilege is not merely one vhlch a
peer may claim It is a pniltge which
when accused of a felony a peer cannot
waive and no other court than the House
of Lords has jurisdiction
The peers will ccitcinly not lose nn
Ihlns by resigning The cases of felon
unions them in the list few centuries
can he counted on the flnscrs of one
hand Karl Hussell beyond ouestion ruf
fered When Lord Halsbury the I crd
High Steward after the peers retired to
consider tho verdict addressed them and
mentioned three months in Holloway Jail
the were greatly surprised
According to one peer who was present
II expected that under the circum
stances the punishment would be merely
nominal but not a single one protested
All cried Ave and none No The
Idea undoubtedly was to show that they
did not desire to appear to favor cne of
their own caste Had Earl llussell been
tried at the Old
Bailey Court the gen
eral opinion is that he would have es
caped with one or two dav n Hollonny
Th only sane reason given why the
peers were harsher than the ordinary
court is that they were probably afraid
that a lighter verdict would result In the
abolition of their privileges
IiiKiiriuice on the Coronntlon
LONDON Jul 20 -The Insurance on
the Kings coronation
has begun espe
cially by Lloyds The present rate of
premium is nine guineas per im on the
Kings life till the end of the coronation
but if the whole festivities processions
etc are to be Insured against any pos
nlblc mishap tho charge Is thirty guineas
per 100
fl7 To Clilcnjro and Return 8U
- J In II A O It II
Account n V I U of A Intrnutioiul Conven
tion Tleketi kood iroinu July 23 2 nj oj
riid rrtuminr until 30tli but may be extended
to Aueost S bj Pjin tee of M cents to Joint
sgrnt Through fciit tninj without change til
The Irriivh Gov eminent Certain
Tlint Trouble in UrevviiiK
PARIS July 20 The moment scarcely
seems opportune for the Orleinists to try
tn cause trouble in France but there is
no doubt that the Frinch Government
believes that something is afoot and is
doing Us best to discover exactly what
that semethlng is Special reports have
beenvordercd from agents of the Govern
ment in nearl every capital of Europe
and a strict surveillance has been insti
tuted over the leading Orleanists In
The Duke of O leans himself Is some
where In the Mediterranean on board the
vjcht Marousia on which he keeps a
veritable court The crew Is armed and
the officers wear swoids and uniforms
similar to those In the French niy
The offieers and men wear medals bearing
the arms of the roval house which arc
also all about the acht and the fittings
But most remarkable of all the yacht
carries bieech Ioading guns and machine
Possibl It is the knowledge of this
aping of sovereignty tint has caused the
uneasiness of the Trench Government
Those who know the character of the
Duke of Orleans say the Government
ought to be aware that there is nothing
to fear from him and that the publics
only formidable enemv is Prince Victor
Napoleon who by the wav recently
dropped Victor and is now addressed
simply as Prince Napoleon
The Pall Mall Gazette jcjstcrda had
a ridiculous story about a great Bona
partist plot against the Republic in the
interest of Louis Napoleon The story
was a pure lake victor is the head 01
the family and Louis Is devotedly at
tached to him
Jome Interest Experiments Being
Conducted nt Pari
PATHS July 20 An institute of animal
psvchology has been created in Paris
under the patronage of scientists for the
purpose of studying the psjehical facul
ties of the brute creation It Is a kind of
school of experiment on the mental pow
ers of different animals
A circus has been built at Vincennes
with an arena thirteen vards in diameter
In the arena an animal is placed to
gether with a problem puzzle Four hun
dred spectators are seated around to judge
tie extent to which he acts reasonably
In an attempt to solve the problem Tak
ing fnto consideration the nature of the
experiments which have already been
conducted the spectator draws an imagi
nary picture of four hundred members
w itching with French enthusiasm but
scientific self restraint a puzzled fox con
triving shifts of drinking out of a deep
vessel and the thoughtful efforts of a
crane to eat soup from a shallow one
The first experiment was with a lion
The king of bensts was placed in the
arena Meat was brought in and placed
In the box the lid or which was closed
Would he open the lid or smash the box
The psj rhologists watched anxiously as
the Hon carefullv examined the box Then
when he lifted the lid with his teeth and
extracted the mest they applauded en
thuslastlcall and unanimous voted that
he was acting reasonabl
The next experiment was with a mon
key Some nuts were placed in a closed
box with a mirror on the inside Jack
not only ate the nuts which was un
doubtedly reasonable but according to
the report he used the mirror to make
his toilet and has now become so co
quettish with his new acquisition that he
spends much of his time looking at his
own reflection
This time too It was voted unanimously
that he was acting with reason
Alleged Confinement of n Cnptnln In
nn Anlnui
BRUSSELS Julv 20 There is a sort of
Dre fus cae In the BelgUn army against
which the Socialist clement as well as a
large committee of Iavvers and doctors
have taken a determined stand
It seerrs that a certain Captain Scheur
mans has been illegally confined in an in
sane asjlum by order of his superior offi
cers An order to keep him silent in re
gard to his treatment has been received
from their representatives
A committee of defence has been formed
and irenibleT is expected especially with
the Socialists unless Immediate steps are
taken for an investigation of the case
avlgntor Arrive AVilh
Tvventj -five-foot Sloop
LISBON July 20 The twenty-five-foot
sleep Greaf Republic Cart Howard
Blackburn arrived here today from Glou
cester Mass She made the trip in thirty
eight davs
When Captain Blackburn started from
Gloucester on his trip In the tiny sloop
he said ho expected to make tf e vojacc
to i isnon in lortj nve aas He made
a previous oage to London in liS3 on
a small sloop in sixt oiic das
SIlCildlriK of Illooil Condemned lj u
evv s lnl nij
ROME Jul 20 Anarchism has taken a
distinctly novel turn In Hal where it
seems there are AnarchlrtH who think
the world can be regenerated without the
shedding of blood The people hive
called a congress to meet In Rome in
October for the purpose of forming a
party to be composed of moderate an
archists and socialists
The have also Issued the customary
manifesto setting forth the programme of
the party Clause 1 of this programme
calls for the suppression of the causes of
all social Inequalities Clause 2 sets forth
that absolute liberty Is issentlil for all
men with due respect for life which
chould be sacred and Inviolable Clause
3 condemns vfolencc and all attempts on
the lives of sovereigns and other per
The Immediate object of the new party
Is declared to be the securing n majority
In Parliament and thus by legislation
solving social and political problems
Othervtine iuroue Chiinee AKnlnst
America In Ileelnred Small
LONDON July 20 The policy of the
commercial league of European Powers
against the United States Is being quite
seriously discussed in Italy particularly
in Rome The latest contributions to the
discussion liave been made Infhc Iopolo
Romano by Slgnor Luzzartl formerly
Minister of the Treasur who regards
this policy as feasible and thinks it should
have the support of Jtnl
It is admitted however that the task
Is a prett big one and the writer is clear
ly of the opinion that all the European
Powers must Join an nnti American
league In order to have any chance of
i llnltlmore and Return Via
Saturday nuil fniiidiy
21 tieketn good for return until
idly Good oa all trains cxcrtl
A Parlninii Deic for Clniiim to Have
n Method
LONDON Jul 20 Word comes from
Paris that the fair Iarisienncs are con
sumed with a desire to rival their Anglo
baxon sisters In st iture inasmuch as
stature cannot be addd to by taking
thought a Parisian doctor has tome to
the rescue with science
He has elibomted nn Ingenious process
by which the joints of th nnules and
knees are to he dally operated on with
an electric bulb He claims that the
osseous matter at iheTInls will thereby
be expanded and the growth of the bones
stimulated The bulb is also to be ap
plied to the spine The doctor claims to
prove b suecesses obtained on patients
who have already ben lengthened that
he cm add two llfths of nxi Inch per
month six months operating
After six months the continual treat
ment Is stopped temporarily Hud Is re
sumed later If necessary The latients
should be joun and Bupple otherwise
the effects of stretcnlng their joints might
be grave
Look Iteuil and Come
Dont forget the Joint excursion to MarUiall
Hall of the Independent erdrr of Odl Fellows of
Washington 1 t Monday July 22 JjOl
ktramrr Charles Mjealester leaves 7th kt wharf
at 10 a in 230 tl30 p w leave MarJiall
Hail 12 5 4 45 11 r m The excursion is
elren under the auspices cl the ComiiiUcc of
ttiittfltcJlt Wimti
Thought to Be Foriuiig an
ilition in CuMn Uiea
Ilie Colombian Authorities
Month if 1 utcliliiK lonr
or the AM1 PiKhter A
Make nn Attnck on
rrne k
1lnn to
NEW lORK July 20 -Gen Rafe 1 Uribe
Uribe the Colombian revolutionary leul
er h is slipped away from this city and
they are afraid nt the Colombian con
sulate that he is gone to organize a fili
bustering expedition Consul General Ar
turo De Hrigard professes to know where
Genera Uribe is but refuses to tell On
seemingly good authority it is said that he
is in Costa Rica
General Uribe came here from Co
lombia In January last rvfter he had
fought for over a rear ns commander of
the main division of rebels The general
did not make clear the object of his visit
but said he would fight on as long ns life
lasted If necessir to overthrow the ex
isting Government Later after a con
ference with Dr Carlos Martinez Sllva
Colombian Minister at Washington Gen
eral Uribe issued a manifesto that star
tled ever one who knew him The docu
ment was headed Let Us Have Peace
In the flower fervid Spanish that Co
lombians like so much to employ General
Uribe colled upon them to lay down their
arms as the task before them was futile
When the manifesto reached Colombia
the Liberals refused to regard the advice
of their former chief and in fact he
was characterized as a traitor to the
cause Subsequent events seem to prove
that the whole affair was only one of the
cunning fighters schemes to allay suspi
cion as to his mission here About two
monftis ago General Obregon left for
Costa Illca Private business was giveiij
as the cause of his eleparture
All this lime General Uribe who was
living at the Hoffman Arms rifty nlnth
Street and Madison Avenue was under
the espionage of detectives emploed by
the Colombian Consul General At last
he suceesfully evaded his watchers and
from that time he has not been seen here
The Colombian agents were off his track
for a week which would about give blm
time to reach Costa Illca He is said
to bo there now organizing a mighty
filibustering expedition to attack Panama
The authorities at Panama it Is said
have advised Consul De Brigard that the
knew where General Uribe Is and what
he is doing and that his reception will
be warm Jf not cordial Incidentally the
Government has caused to be shipped
from here several cannon and other Im
rlements of war
That General Urilie took with him IA0M
of revolutionary funds is postitlvely
Filipino Declare He Ilnd
Tliousrhtn of Empire
JIANIIA July 20 The American
esterday and today published details of
a so called scheme for a monarchy
planned by Agulnilldoa Cabinet This
publication has aroused much native in
dignation and violent denials and the na
tive newspapers threaten violence against
the editors of the American
The American asserts that It had un-
eartheJ records which go to show that
monarchy stalked lit hind the idea of a
republic Aguinaldo aspired to be a king
and his real Idea was the enslavement of
his countomen after they had gained
their Independence
A correspondent asked Aguinaldo about
this matter today He declined to dis
cuss It any further than to say that he
admired the weird Imagination of the
The correspondent also inttrvieweel a
number of members of Aguinaldo h for
mer Cabinet on the same subject with the
following results It is rot said Senor
Tavera a member elect of the Philippine
The- publication contalred a lot of
crarirns said Senor Buencamino the
leader of the Federal part
It is nonsense said Chief Justice
Arellano of the Supreme Court
Lies said Judge Torres
A pipe dream exclaimed Supreme
Judge Araneta
The famous Fourteenth Regular Infan
try which the first to reach
Manila and afterward served in China
under Colonel Daggett satlW for San
rrancltco on a transport today The men
IcJt behind them the finest record as
fighters and also In assisting in the civil
administration fit the various provinces
GerninnlTlnir the IIritliIi rmj Mix
VInjestN le Iilen
LONDON July 20 The Interest of King
Edward In army matters is well known
and it was generall expected that some
practical effects of this would be seen af
ter his accession to the throne The
South African war however is probably
the reason why hitherto King Fdvuird has
conllne il himself to the army tailoring de
G rmanlzlng the British army is his
pet scheme He has been most anxious
to Introduce the Continental custom of of
ficers wearing uniforms at all times but
when Secretary of State for War Brod
rick and Lord Itobrts wanfe d him tint
at least CO per cet of the officers on the
active list woull in send In
their papers his viajt reluctant ubin
tloned the project
He is now devoti ir his time to devising
uniforms and kit stnding especial Ger
man models
IliNHeM Away In Pretoria After n
Miort IllneKn
PRETORIA July 20 9 15 p m Mrs
Kruger wife of the ex President of the
Transvinl He public who is now In Eu
ropc died this afternoua after a short ill
Mrs Kruger was the second wife of
the Transvaal Presidirt She was a Miss
Du Elessis a name of prominence In
South Africa Jtr Krugers first wife
was her aunt
Sirs- Kruger was a typical Boer woman
She enred nothing for finery and In the
days of prospt rit at her home in Pre
toria she had all the simplicity of man
ner and mode of living of the plainest
woman of the veldt 11 was said of her
even at th it time when her husband
was accumulating millions according to
report that her ehlef Interest in fife was
to see how much she could savo in her
housekeeping Throughout the Transvaal
she was famous for her coffee which she
aras had re ady for visitors She cared
nothing for politics
When a statue was crexted to her hus
band in Pretoria her especial wish re
garding it was rispected namely that
the hat nn ugly chimney pot should be
left roolhss so that rain water might
collect in it and afford solace to thirsty
Auntie Kruger is what she was called
by her people of the TransvaaL It was
often told of her that when anyone men
tioned tier husbands wealth she would
confide to him that her husband and she
never lived btjond their coffee monej
2000 a ear which they got from the
Jlrs Kruger wois the mother of six
teen children Her daughters all married
wealthy burghers and most of her sons
took an interest In the arm She and
the President lived In a modest littc two
story cottage painted white and covered
with morning glory vines
When the British took Pretoria and tho
President fled he left Mrs Kruger in the
cit and she was sickiwhtn he left for
Europe last February Six of her children
were then with her there Desplto soma
losses in the family at last reports the
couple had thirty one sons and grandsons
in the field
ItnllwnjH and Irrigation Work
lie ConatrucJeri
LONDON July 20 yiscount Cromer
the British agent in Egypt who recently
arrived from Cairo on leave of absence
submitted a report to th Foreign Office
foreshadowing the atepst that will be
taken on his return for the more rapid
commercial development of the Soudan
The upper Nile is now practically
cleared and various Irrigation works will
be started and several light railways con
structed In order that the more fertile
districts mayBoon be concerted into grain
and cotton areas
An Important Conrereucc to lie Held
b naj Cntcerii
LONDON July 20 Though not fifflclal
ly admitted an importmt coixftrcnce will
shortly be held by Bj Jtish and Italian
naval officers In regard to various Medit
erranean questions
The conference indeed is part of the
programme of the visit of a urmsn
squadron to Italian waters where peculiar
privileges will be granted to the English
men Both Governments desire to arrive
at an understanding through their naval
representatives which will cover all
eventualities Including probably apreclse
declaration In regard to the Italian irter
ests in Tripoli
The Iair Farmer the
Most Serioun LonneN
LONDON July 20 The prolonged
drought here while not threatening ab
solute ruin to the farmers has already
entailed serious losres and upset a good
many business calculations The chief
sufferers of course are the dairy farm-
ers one of the few tranches of British
agriculture In which money can be made
rowadas The pastures have been irre
trievably damaged anil dear butter during
the coming winter Is assured
At present butter Is pouring into Lon
don from Russia the United States and
Canada but the bulk or It has to be
thrown immediately upon the market ow
ing to the insufficiency of cold storage ac
commodations A big Importer of foreign
produce said todayi
If enterprising Americans would put
a couple of million dollars Into the busi
ness of providing cold storage for London
and the big provincial cities they would
make mon y and be public benefactors
John Dovvnr of New lork ExplreB
From Heart
NEW YORK Jul 20 Jobn Downey
the builder of many of New Yorks fa
mous struetures and master builder for
the last twenty live years for the Astor
estate died suddenlj in this city on Fri
daj at a house on West SKt Street
near Columbus Avenue Ills family were
at their summer home at New Canaan
Conn and his own house at 23 East
I ift sitli Street wS closed The cause
of death was heart disease
Mr Downey had Ik en at his office at
41ft West Thirty fourth Street earl on
Irldav Coroner Bausch who hid Hi
case on Tula and made no report of it
that dav raid at 10 oclock tonight th it
Jie had been inforineil on Friday after
noon of Mr Downeys Sleuth by telephone
message from one of his relatives Mr
Downe vas n old friend of Ills i s the
had served on arbitration committees to
settle bjllding trade disputes when the
coioncr was a labor leader
Upon receipt of the tedephone message
Coroner Iiauseh said be sent for Dr
Ollanlon ard together the went to the
house where Mr Downeys body was
The coronet said be could not remember
the street or number of the house He
aixl Dr OHnnion were convinced that
Mr Downey had dit el from heart dlstase
Mr Downey had rheum itism the coromr
said which had probably affect ed hs
heart A doctor had been called to triit
Mr Downev hut Coroner Bausch could
not reiw mber his name
Mr Downey was born in Ireland and
in the seventy years of his life accumu
lated a fortune said to be more than
51000 COO His operations in the building
line both on hi own aceount and for
others wer vcijy large and he leaves
many mementoe of his life work among
the gigantic constructions of the cit
Under his directin the Waldorf Astoria
the Home Life und the American Tract
Societ buildings and the twin towers on
the Park Row Building grew Into ex
1 To Chle iliro ami Return ifl7
Vin IeiiiiMIaiila Itallronil
Account Raptut ening PeopU Fnion tickets
on tale July 23 21 and 25 limited to Julv 30
rxtinsion to usoat 21 on iiayment ol 50e Good
via direct line or via ISuKjlo
Trains for Chesapeake Bench ToiIn
leave District bine station 0 30 10 SO 1130
am 2 30 3 40 515 and 713 p m Only 50
cents round trip
WAsnrs GToar sltntdav jtxlx si iooi eigiiteex pages
Xon Union Men Enthusiabiic in
Upholding the Trust
Representative f 4000 Steel
1orkern Sleet In ViinilerRrltt Pa
and Iletermlnc to Keep at Work
Cnipnnle Preparing to llexume
meeting of steel workers opposed to the
Amalgamated Association was held here
today tn Casino Hall and the result of
the meeting showed that the Amalga
mated Association has nothing to hope
for from the men of this district who
have all remained faithful to the Ameri
can Sheet Steel Company
The meeting was attended by at least
LSeOmen empIoed In the non union sheet
mills of Vandergrlft Leechburg Apollo
ni wt Cnlil
oaiiuurB aosepn Jjongncrty a
head roller In one of the mills presided
In calling the meeting to order he said
that It had been called because It was
reported that the men In the towns
named were about to strike at the call
or tne Amalgamated Association
About fort of the men spoke and all
were antagonistic to a strike A series
of resolutions was adopteel stating that
the woikmen at the mills in the four
towns had nothing to gain by striking
that hundreds had workett at the mills
since 1SJ3 had alwavs received good
wages and been well treated that many
of them had belonged to the AruajRu
mated Association and did notwvant eo
Join it again The meeting repres uttd
4000 non union workmen cmpl0ecl bv Jit
trust In the four towns
PITTSBURG July 20 -From th n 1s
at which the strike of the steei rters
is in force come reports tending i Iiovv
that the companies are preparing re
sume operations as soon as the repairs
are finished The Amalgamated Associa
tion has Its organizers In the field and
pickets are on dut ready to induce non
union men not to go to work
It Is believed that on Monday at least
two mills will be started up one at Wells
vlile and one at McKeesport
It was reported tonight that Theodore
Shaffer President of the Amalgamated
Association had in an Interview with a
reporter made a vicious attack on J
Plerpont Morgan Mr Shaffer was asked
about it tonight
Indeed he replied I made no attack
on Mr Morran A reporter read to m
from a newspaper a statement which lu
said came from John Morgan Having It
our association a trustee named Johi
Morgan and having heard Morgan alwavi
referred to as J P or J Plerpont Mor
gan I did not know whom the reportei
meant- When he explained that it waf i
Only Ilv e Hours unci Twentj Mill
iilen to Bedford Vprliis vin II A
It It
leave Washington 10 V a m arrive rtcuiord
Springs 410 p m Observation parlor ear Only
one clUDge of cars at lljndiuau Pa
J Plerpont Morgan I laughed and told I on
him I did not believe Mr Morgan had said i
it that I had too much respect for him -to
believe that he had said it is showed - Vil
too much Ignorance of the points at r
ifsue between our association and the I f
steel companies and that it was imbued
with a spirit of hostility to union labor I In
that I knew Mr Morgan did not feel
Mr Shaffer refers to the statement
telegraphed from New York and said to
represent the feeling of the maufactur
ers Asked for a reply to that statement
tonight Shaffer said he had answered it
in his McKeesport speeches
McKEESPORT Pa July 2a If the
American worklngman would get his
sharo of the profits of that which he pro
duces he will have to learn to vote The
labor organization of the future must be
an organization for the ballot and when
wo learn to stand together at the polls
then will the men who seek to be our
masters learn to fear us
This Is the advice given by President
Thtoiore Shaffer of the Amalgamated
Association to the striking iron workers
at McKeesport today The meeting was
held in the opera house and was at
tended by about 1300 workingmen The
gathering was wildly enthusiastic and al
though lied under the auspices of En
terprise Lodge composed of the striking
workmen from the wood mill the aud
ience was mainly made up of emplocs of
the National Tube Company who are ex
pected to come out at almost any moment
in support of the striking sheet stees
The National men are now organized
but are waiting for a charter One will
be obtained next week and after that It
is believed it will be only a day or two
until the men in the National mill will
Join the strike There were only two
speakers at the meeting Assistant Secre
tary Tighe and President Mr
Tighe slid
It Is the intention of the United States
Steel Corporation to use one set of men
In its mills against another for the pur
pose of making those who would be men
be dependents If this Is not true what
is the meaning of this statement And
he held up and read a clipping from a
newspoper purporting to be an interview
wth a Steel Corporation official who
For our own sake we are compelled to
fight this movement Should the demands
of the Amalgamated Association at an
time become too exorbitant we would
have to rely on our non union workmen
to assist us In contesting those demands
and In defeating the encroachments of
the union
Prcslih nt Shaffer followed Secretan
llghe and opened his remarks by saving
that if there were anv spn s present in
the interest of the United States Steel
Corporation he would like to hive them
Hand ui None stood and he explaineel
thit lit asked that because he was In
McKeesport and he knew the town
lhe sheet steel company failed to keep
Its promises to the Amalgamated Asso
ciation he said When the ngreement
was drawn up and entered Into by both
sides afjer the trouble vou had here last
April the compmy agreed to reinstate
tile seVen men who had Leen discharged
for joining a union Was that done No
Six of those men were taken back but
the seventh was stopped ns he entered
the mill and Informed tint he was wanted
at the office At the office he was told
that he could not work In the mill and
he has not worked there since
You tube workers have been made
happy with an advance of what ou think
is and what has been announced In the
papers ns a 10 per cent raise When ou
get paid ou will discover that It is from
2 to S per cent and only a very few get
the 10 per cent Wo can judge tho future
b the past
As soon as this trouble Is over the
company will reduce wages 20 per cent
and make even If tlo American work
ing man wants to get his share of the
prollts of prpduction wants to get his
share of the vvc ilth that he creates he
will have to go Into politics
The announcement has been covertly
made that tiny are going to start this
mill here on Mondav 1 want to tell OU
the mill will not start They cannot get
the men to start with unless ou fellows
go back to wortf There are no men In
the country if an attempt Is made to
start the mills I want ou men to keep
away from them Keep away from lhe
saoons and do not start trouble You
keep away from the mill and it will not
start and there will be no trouble
Mr Shaffer is suffering greatly from
fatigue and was not In his best form but
the speech had a telling effect on the
crowd especially on the tube works men
Shaffer Is preparing to bring an action
against the offlcrs of the Steel Trust
under the act af ss y prohibiting the
dlschnrgeof i r atlng thcmselv es
with labor u i i ult will probably
be entered n v i
Little Chun
mens strike
gains for th
Ileries were
day and th -that
therflrer i
The situation
fected by thr
Mine Worker
morrow for
Workers wll
X ti
i the Firemen Win
- Th r KlKht
iy A The fir
ii t etntlnues to sA J
i i s as more
tay than ester-
indicatlon today
-ale galas in any
pected to be
f ci of firemen and
Wilkesbarre to-
llevcd the Mine
uwed to place them
selves in a position of open antagonism to
the operators at this time They will
have their own fight to wage over again
In the course of a few months and they
apparently have no wish to aggravate the
men with whom they propose to have
dealings of unusual importance There
are only a tew firemen while the miners
concerned number nearly 200000 The
Mine Workers will probably not do more
at this time than take the firemen Into
their organization and fight their battle
out with their own when they come to
make Issues next spring
The Delaware and Hudson Coal Com
pany was able today to resume at three
of Its mines and the Delaware and Lack
awanna Company started up the Avondale
and was able to receive a committee from
the Cauga mine with an offer to resume
at once there It Is likely that the offer
will be accepted
Later In the day a similar story came
from the Brisbane mine The resumption
of the mines referred to will se at work
on Monday morning fully three fourths of
all the mines In this vicinity The sta
tionary engineers have been meeting here
during the past few das to discuss mat
ters in connection with the strike of the
firemen but they appear to have done
nothing except to discuss the various
ve been rumors that they were
i et out on a sjmpathetlc strike
hey had decided not to work
w mlon firemen but all these
i ar ta have been baseless
DARRE Pa July 2a The
e firemen showed few develop-
y the most important being
g of an injunction by Judge
raining the strikers who have
picket lines at the Maltby
the Lehigh Valley Coal Com-
i i interfering with the work-
hh any officials testified that the
r r stopped the pon upion men
i et line and tried to persuade
top work The injunction
i a preliminary one and the
r the permanent injunction
I on Honda
r g firemen are now wafting
for the meeting tomorrow at
which the attitude ot the United Mine
Workers will be denned It Is expected
that the United Mine Workers will want
the strike ended but the firemen sa to
night that the men will ote against it
and will continue to fight even with the
opposition of the United Mine Workers
They expect in this event that the en
gineers wilt join them They also declare
that the firemen who are United Mine
Workers and are still at work will Join
the strikers as soon as they find that tha
United Mine Workers Union does not ap
prove the strike
SHAMOKIN Pai July 20 The second
day of the firemens strike In this sec
tion finds the situation practically un
changed The local firemen except seven
at the Burnside and those at Excelsior
and Sorbin are still out Nine collieries
are Idle
The Heading to Treat With Its Em
plojeH ns Indlv ielnnlH
READING Pa July 20 The officials of
the Reading Railroad Company today said
they would not treat with labor union men
as such No committees governed or con
trolled by out-of-town labor organizations
will be received in conference However
the officials say they are ready and will
ing to receive and confer with any com
mittees of their own emplojes at work
or now on strike in the interests of har
At n large meetingof striking empiov es at
the Grand Opera House today It was re
ported that the officials would confer with
committees representing the striking
blacksmiths and boilermakers and their
helpers This was rejected with a notice
to the company officials that any confer
ence helel must be with committees from
nil departments on strike or none at all
tint terms must be made with all strikers
and that ail should go back In a body or
not at all t
If the committee of citizens now at
work can bring about these conditions It
ma be that this strike will be settled on
the same basis that the big strike of the
Reading Iron Company was settled a few
das ago without anv special mention of
the union as all the shop committees are
union men
The new mechanics brought here did not
work today This was a compromise to
avoid a spread of the strike The com
pans locomotive shops are considerably
crippled but the officials declare that If
they are forced to bring more new men
here the will not hesitate to do It
The strike of the car shops Is well nigh
over as the company officials say the
have as many hands as the want The
Franklin Street shopmen will go out on
Mondav If the new men are pat to work
1 he strikers say the Philadelphia ma
chinists will also rjult and if there are
no shopmen the trains will soon stop The
officials are expecting no such trouble
t Threatened Ilallvvn strike Avert
ed In Reading Pa
READING Pa Julv 20 Trouble on the
street car lines of this city was averted
this afternoon by public arbitration of
threatened troubles between the company
nnd its emplnes Several das ago John
Yoder a motorman nnd George Hart-
man n conductor were discharged by
Superintendent Rigg Voder was accused
of carelessness and Hurtman of Irregular
habits Both appealed to the union say
ing that the charges could not be sub
The union asked for arbitration and
named Harry I Degour and W B
Brchtei ns Its representatives The com
pany sent F L Fuller nnd P L Jones
Ma or Leader was agreed upon as the
fifth member Thirty witnesses were
heard and the discharged men were sus
SIO cilnl Pan- mcrlciiii Exposi
tion ienrsloiiN to Bullalo u n
on train leaving Mashintoa 7 01 a m arnvin
llurTalo 0 20 p in July 25 Similr excursion
July 50
Price Three Cents
Circumstantial Evidence Alone 1b
the Fosburgh Case
DUtrlct Attorney- Hammond De
clarea He Has Xo Snrprtr In
terest In the Testimony of the
Chief of Police Defence Silent
1TTTSFIELD Mass July 20 Dlstrict
Attorney Hammond for the State against
Robert Stewart Fosburgh charged with
manslaughter In tho killing of his sister
put a definite quietus today to the rumors
in circulation to the effect that Bome sen
sational erttttmony was to be sprung by
the prosecution before the State rested
Ho said positively that there waa no sen
sation of any sort coming
The case for the State he said waa
purely on circumstantial evidence
Speaking- from ar technical Iral stand
point there was no direct evidence what
ever Inferential- from what he said
it was gathered that the testimony for
the prosecution is to be all of the same
character as that already brought out
Dr Scofield the first phjslclan called to
the house after the shooting Is to be
examined Dr Scofield was there before
Dr Paddock arrived Then there are two
members of the family who have been
sumtripned by the State to testify against
their brother the young Yale graduate
James Fosburgh and the thirteen-year-old
sister Beatrice who was sleeping
with May on the night of the tragedy
Speaking of witnesses yet to come for
the State Mr Hammond said that per
haps some of those who had been sub
poenaed would not be called to the stand
After these three above mentioned pro
vided that Beatrice and James Fosburgh
do testify by ail odds the most interest
ing witness of the State that Is yet to
come so far as known is the chief of
police Mr Nicholson
Mr Nicholson has been the headland
front of the prosecution of young Fos
burgh e it was who first led the In-
estimation alopg the line of the theory
that there were no burglars In the house
on the fatal night and that the killing
was done b a member of the family and
not by an Intruder The chief had no
little local prejudice to overcome In get
ting adherents to his theory -and he got
them many of them
The party that is ranged on his side Is
made up of all kinds of people but it Is
particularly strong among the group to
whom police influence Is of value in one
way and another and it Is pretty well
understood In this Instance that the chief
of police is in the frame of mind where
all who were- not for him in this matter
are against him So far as local senti
ment is concerned he does not quite
admit the possibility of a neutral atti
tude Therefore when he goes on the
stand next week there will be Intense
interest In his testimony
The chief was on the witness stand yes
terday but It was only In a perfunctory
way His real testimony is yet tq come
and It Is now the belief It will come on
Monday Mr Hammond said today so
far as he knew nonew witnesses would
be summoned other- than those already
sworn but it was his belief Uiat the
State would hardly be able to get In its
case before Tuesday night as he foresaw
that the examinations of some of the wit
nesses would be more or less prolonged
The entire subject of the shoe and the
pair of trousers that were found outside
the Fosburgh house remains yet to be
gone into and this promises to consume
no little time Then there is the question
of Dirty Dick Qulnn The air has been
full of rumors as to the strange things
that were going to be done with Dirty
Dick on the witness stand AH that Chief
Nicholson would say today on the sub
ject was that State Detective Whltney
knew where he was The best Impression
is that the untidy Richard will not be
drawn from whatever retreat he may be
adorning to take part in any way in the
On the part of the Fosburghs no inti
mation has as et been given of there be
ing pending any of the surprises with
which rumor has so lavishly supplied the
case for the defence It is said however
that Mrs Fosburgh the will be
the main prop of tho defence
There is a very remarkable unanimity
of opinion as to the personally lovable
and charming qualities of this woman
who has gone through such a terrible
ordeal The vital question in her testi
mony will bo whether she did or did
not see the burglars It has been said
that she not only did see them but raw
them first and roused her husband to
their presence If this be so her state
ment will have great weight with tho
A close friend of the chief of police said
today that there was nothing new what
ever in the situation
The only news there could be he
added w ould be that the States case
had fallen to pieces and was to be thrown
out and that has not happened
The Work to Be Extended in the
Epvvorth League
SAN FRANCISCO Julv 2a IPsianary
and junior ork occupied the attention
of the Epworth League today Two thou
sand missionary workers assembled at
Mechanics Pavilion this morning Mr
v litis Cooper of Kenosha v is pre
sided Charles Vernon VIckey of Wash
ington D C who is managing the mis
sionary affairs of the convention also sat
upon the platform
The Rev Dr Reed Superintendent of
Korean Missions aroused much enthusi
asm He declared that the league had
50u0 workers in the field assisted by
70000 native converts Mr Viekcry then
detailed the plan of the Missionary Com
mittee for each chapter Only one chap
ter In four now has a missionary com
Bishop T W Joce General President
made an earnest appeal for more mission
ary workers At the Alhambni Theatre
Prof R S Copeland of Ann Arbor pre
sided Overflow meetings were held In
various other places and there were two
large noorday open air meetings The
convention will close tomorrow with de
votional services In three big halls and
sermons In all the Methodist churches
Sighted Before Her Rival Sinter
Ship the Iljnelnth
LONDON July 20 The cruier Minerva
fitted with the cylindrical Scotch boilers
which has been racing with her sister
ship Kacinth fitted with Belleville boil
ers for the purpose of testing the
Itive merits of both devices was sigraled
off Portsmouth at 910 oclucK tonight
The Hyacinth has not jet been reported
Seashore AVeck Cml Trips
Mn II X O It It
Resinning July 5 all trains Fridava and Sat
urdays Rood i urn rrui folOKing Tucatlav
to Atlantic City Capo Hay Sea Isle City and
Ocean City l for the round trip
FlynnN Unslncsii olIese Sth anil K
Booinesj Shorthand Typewriting 25 a jcar

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