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OLTJM2 XVI. NO. 99.
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Blaze Springs Up in Mine No 8, Sunday Afternoon
ind Sends all Rescuers Erora the Shaft This
' Morning, the Fire was Under Control
and Work is Resumed.
Sunday was Indeed a Day of Sadness in the District
Thura la nn iiiffftHnp Amonir the Families of the Unfor-
tunate Men, but a Call for
Suffering Bishop Donohue Arrives on the Scene and
Takes Charge of the Work of Caiing for the Widows and
Children One Hundred More Bodies May be Recovered
iMonoirgah, W. Va Dec. 9.-Wo
are which broke- out In tho Monon
mh n)ln No- 8 yesterday, stopi'lns
the roscuo work, was put out this
nornlng and tho rescuers wont
iljaok Into tho mlno. lly fl o'look
itSTa morning eight more bodies had
IbeotttftHn out, bringing tho total
number up to 61. If there aro no
(more 'fires, .tho rescuers expect to
Recover at least 100 bodies today.
There Is no moro room In tho
morgue and tho bodies aro being
prepared tor burial at tho month ot
,iBiahQp- Donohue, of tho Catholic
djoceee of Wihellng, Is hero and has
Muoted; chafgo"of tho work of caring
tor 'the widows and orphans. Ho 1b
ekdMvorlng to arrange somo permu
'beM'sUrie for tho future.
?Owrir have been placed about
. ni141ia (ntun la' niinflial
i " ;l.wp3jinartlaUlaw, though good
a: ihi. jiaarviBBBvnrnvHiim
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ki.BO .present need of .food
Iiowayer.v and appeals for aid
"ilq'ndtigah, W Vn., Dec. o With
1i"f rng In mlno No. 8 'and mlno
No, 0roenacod by anothor oxploslon
all, atlenipU to reach and bring to
tlje surface tho bodies of tho 350
or more employes of tho Fairmont
Coal 'company which still rcmnlns
In' the . mines, victims of tho awful
explosion or Friday, woro abandon
ed last night. Tho flro was discov.
, orod about. 3 o'clock Sunday aftor.
noon and a.t dark, . It was bollovod
to bo under control nnd that It
had dpn6, but llttlo damage
."A'tijr permitting tho rescuers to
reenter tho, romoto workings, how
owBrj'tho. experts of tho federal cov.
ornmentiand tho Btato of Vlrclnln.lt was Bald bv lnombora of
ipado an inspection, tho result of
which Wfis tho ordor to stop tho
VETERAN OHIO DEMOCRAT
DIES VERY SUDDENLY
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Joieph H. Outhwaite Who Served in Congress for Five
V .Consecutive Terms, Succumbs to Pneumonia Cold
'.'Contracted Ten Days Ago Developes the Disease
V,. . Which Proves Fatal Was a Member of the
First Congress Under
'Colutpibus, 0 Dec. 9. Jo,soph II.
Outhwfltc, for flvo consecutive terras
ahnmiiber qt tho national houso ot
ropfeaenitaUvea from Ohio; for ft
quarter'of a. century' ono -of tho most
miiejt' Democrats nnd attorneys In
tlie 'state; frlond of Qrovor Clove
'laRdi 'ud having nn intimate ac
qUainluuce with all Uie older lc.ad
ert ot.bJs party, died at his rcsl
dOHCe, 47 Hast Broad street, at 12:30
Ol'onidiy'niorning of pneumonia, "which
attack hnv suddenly and progressed
to, Hiatal elimination with great
'BwWnetM The suddenness ot hla
dB.th hits fairly prostrated the mom
JJuv aUroent developed no alarming
eyiqptojni unjll Friday," n as lato
Ad" in' ;An1nlr. In at nlirht Ihft .nhval-
ciiwut Who attended him, had no
hop .thkt ho would recover, although
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it. ww'Mcognized that Uio worst was
''yrolMlbtb, and the mombera of his
W' "I'v" ili;ifpriitanUy surrounded his sick
'tfai! r(C' 'VlAJvvui. fan ilnvn nim Xfv. AnHi.
lPrVi " ' j!W. ten days ngo Mr. Out'h
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toHWWtMri of the state.
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IN MIS AT
Relief Will be kade to Prevent
exploration of tho two mines
No bodies havo boon recovered
slnco six o'clock, when a total ot
GU had .been brought to tho surfaco
At this tlmo, whllo Uio denth list
Is estimated by tho company nt
about U!)l thero Is no doubt In
tho minds or tho majority ot min
ers employed In this district that
tho fatalities will far exceed that
V. A. Mooro mayor of Monon.
gah, has Issued-an nppoal to the
pooplo of "West Virginia for aid
tor tho sulTorors.
A thorough investigation was
mado by tho.. company Sunday and
it was discovered that many min
ors bojicved to havo boon entomb,
ed escaped because they had not
gono to work Friday, after Thura-t
score' or moro or inese menror
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aitomoon nro uroKo oui again in
mlno No. 8 and tho rescuers were
at onco ordered to tho surfnco(
Thousands of slghtseors from tho
surrounding towns had gathered
atiout tho oponlngs. Tlirough mega
phones tho crowd woro notified of
tho llro and tho danger of another
explosion but they refused to leave
and It was with great difficulty
that tho Bpcclal pollco, assisted by
many miners, forced theso pooplo
to plnces ot Bafoty. .,
Efforts woro thonvdlrccted, toward
extinguishing tho llro and it Is
thought it will ho subdued within
a few hours, whon tho work of
roscuo win again no tahon up.
rescuing party thnt over 100 boillca
havo boon located In both mines
iwalto returned from a business trip
to Now York, complaining ot n cold
which ho caught thero. Ho attended
to his regular affairs, and last Titos
day lectured to his class at Ohio
State University Law school, ot which
ho was dean.
SIo had to watt sopio timo at tho
transfer point for a stroot car tojtako
htm home, aftor returning (1
town from tho univorsity. Whon Mr,
uthwulto reached homo ho hadA,
chill and wont ot bod. His condi
tion Improved nnd Thursday evening,
Ills With birthday, lip ate dinner with
tho family. The next day pnou,-
monJa dovolaped, and hla condition
gradually becahio worso,
Olr, Outhwaite was first eloctod to
congress in 1884, and took his Beat
in 1S85, with tho .inauguration ot
President Grover Cleveland. His
aetivlco continued through tho nrst
congress ot Cleveland's second term,
,tlio last in which his party has hail
a majority. Mr. Outhwaite suc
ceeded the lato Georgo Converse and
wna -defeated in 189-i by D, K'.
Watson, who had just retired as at-
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and that iiioy 'will bo brought to I
tho surfaco as soon as tho ilro
has been extinguished. It Is not bc-1
lloved tho llro will reach any of
Clarenco Jlall ot Washington a
government mlno export, arrived
nt Monougah yesterday. With Chief
Mlno Inscctor J. W. Paul of West
Virginia, .Mr. Hnll sent tho entire
day at tho mines. Ho will remain
horo unj.ll ho can mako a thor
ough investigation of tho disaster
when ho will return to Washington
and report to tho government. Slnco
Inaugurating tho plan of having n
representative of the national gov.
ornment In vest lento the mlno oxplo.
Blons of tho country, Mr. Hall harf
studied tuo accident at tno Naomi
mines, at Vayctto City, Pa., and bp
foro ho had sufficient tfmo to ro.
port on that ono, ho was called to.
Monongnh to Investigate tho grcat-o that lilsylllo will be scratched,
est mlno disaster thai over occurJloavlnB onljrCIovolanU( Chicago and
red In America. Tho roports ofi
both .Mr. Hall nnd Inspector Paul ,
as to tho causo aro awaited with
Tho system of roscuo work Is al-.bc
Imost perfectly organized nnd ox.
cellunt results aro obtained.
About 25 moro bodies were re
covered during Sunday morning
ami early afternoon.
It Is not known just t how long
u in mi enn stay Jn tho foul air of
tho mines, and relays of ir min
utes have been provided. With
clock. llko rcclsion tho relief np
ponrs, and good progress was mado
all day until halted by tho flro.
Tho following statement was Is
sued last night by President C. W.
Watson of the Fairmont Coal com.
' Work of recovering tho bodies I
All tho shifts at mlno No. 0 havo
been taken out and roscuo work
stopped, ponding nn examination
of mlno No. fi. Theso stops nro tak
Continued on Pago Four,
Soldiers May not be Needed
at Goldfield During the
(Joldnold, Nov.. Dec. 0. Colonel
Roynolds, commanding, M10 Federal
troons. which wcro brought horo to
koop ordor during tho miners' strlko,
is believed to havo decided to rec
ommend tho soldiers' immediate re
call. 1 Thero ueoms no doubt that
ho thinks tho mlno owners misled tho
war department. Ho' had an Inter
view with' President McKlnnon, of
tho millers' union nnd It Is under
stood ho was convinced that thero
was no probability ot dlsordor on
tho strlkors part.
lAn attempt will be mado to rc
Hiuno operations on the mines with
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NEPTUNE: "WHAT WAS IT THAT JUST WENT BY?"
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Hnip,'attmmigr;cljcri aSato Mlno
Jniifi?pfQcortw jlfiif-fsqiu md nil
hfs'dPimtios to MononRith,' West Vir
ginia, o tnako careful liivcAtLgaou
of tho clrcuiiiBlnncw ftiirroundlng th'o
explosion- tlioro lo avoid n repetition
Cleveland Chicago and Den
ver.' Probably Get the
Washington, I)", ?.- -Cleveland,
iTyjulsvlllo, Chicago and Donver aro
entered in tho race for the democratic
National' Convention, to bo run the
latter part ', this week, when mem
bers" of tho,' 'Democratic National
Committee meet hero to choso tho
timo and plncc. Present Indications
Mayor- Tom U, Johnson will be tho
i Innknvi In rlmrcn of Cleveland H
Wm. Tho gonoral feeling is that
I tlio Democratic (onveniion Bhould
held aftor the Republican.
Record Herald Says Roose-
veftwjiil 'Accept Third
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OUicagoWiJl6cJ) .,-dWaltcr Well-
ttnan'tfttf Washington 'correspondent
In tho Record Herald today, declares
that ho is able to sny, "from accur
ate Information," that President
iRooecvcH will accept , a third term
In tho ovent of tho Tart boom fall
Will Probably not be Chang
ed by Sweden, s New
Stockholm, Swcden.Dec. 0. Gus
tav, 'thu. now Jitng kr Swcdon, Is
in conference) "Wjlli members ot Ills
ministry, today, preparing a formal
proclamation to bo issued to his
-pooplo. No chiingo Is anticipated
from KItig Oscar's policies.
IDoopest grief prevails throughout
tho country. No, date has boon sot
for tho coronation of tho now king,
who took tho oath of offlco immed
iately following his futher's death.
FORAKKR WILL FIGHT
Washington, Dec. (). -Tho 110ml-
nation of Judgo Sntor, to bo tho
TAFT IN PICK HARRIS
They Believe the Choice of the Present Governor
Would Silence Factional Fights and at the
Same Time Give Strength to Whole
Ticket in the Coming Campaign.
Taft's Managers Will Doubtlessly Urge the Enactment of
a Direct Primary Law by the Next General Assembly
and Hope Two Tickets Will be Placed in the Field, One
a Taft and the Other a Foraker, in Order to Test the
Strength of the Two Ex-Governor Herrick Talks on the
Washington Deo. n.rrho disposi
tion of the lalt ninnagcrs is plain
ly cither to indorse Oov. Androw
1j. Harris lor .Senator Forakor's
seat, or avoid any indorsement oy
tho coming state convention. To
neglect an indorsement would bo
to defy tradition and tho rcsolu.
lions adopted by tho Dayton con
vention, hut it would permit es
cape from what is fast growing to
be a real omliarrnssmorit.
Harry Daughorty's formal an
nouncement of his candidacy for
Korukor's sent, Illustrates tho
problem confronting Vorys. Charles ,
P. Taft and tho secretary of war,
for thoy know that Congressman
Iliirton lias more or less of a notion
lo run ngainst Foraker if condi
tions nro favorable. Gen. vT. War.
ron Kolfer would llko to bo a
icandidnto. Formor Congressman
Campbell from tho northwest, Is
oiio. - "Nick" Longworth Is bus.
pectod of holding ambitions.
It would, -not boi for the Interest
additional Federal Judgo for tho
outh District or Ohio, was today
hold up at tho session of tho
Bounto committee on Judiciary. This
action wan taken on request of
Senator Forakor who It Is under
stood will fight tho judge's con
tlrmatlon. JURY IS
Kinsman Jury was Hope
lessly Divided on the
Warrcii, O., Dec. 9. Judgo Hub
erts, this nioriiln, dlschargpd tho
Kinsman jury, tho foronian having
reported that Hio Jurors woro unable
to agree Alfred Kinsman killed
Hanker George Blrrell.
Tho trial, just concluded, was on
tho question of Kinsman's sanity and
tho Jury deadlocked, standing ilvo to
seven lit favor of insanity. Another
J trial on tho sumo plea will start
of Tnft's candidacy In Ohio lor his
managers to mako a selection
among tho active supporters of his, I
allot whom havo claims. Nor '
would It hell) matters to let thom.lsung acts.
get up a sharp fight among them
selves inside tho Taft lines.
If nn indorsement Is neglected
this sort of trouble would bo
avoided, but Uio ltepublicans would
havo no senate cnndldnte. Moro.
over, only a posltlvo indorsement
or another condldnto would eflec-
tually bar Foraker 's return. Tho
McKlsson attempt to disregard such
A state convention indorsement do.
monstrntcd what certain political
death awaits tho men associated
in such a rebellion.
If Governor Harris Is Indorsed,
however, so many of tho Taft men
reason, tho younger candidates will
nccopt It, not iib a dofeat for
them, but a comparatively Bhort
postponement of thoir light Tor
tho sonalo seat. Many of Uicm
would wolcomo such n. postpone-
ANOTHER WEEK OF
Henry Clews Write of the Financial Situation in New
York Saying That the Past Seven Days Have Been .
Productive ot a Very Much Better Feeling in Fin
Now York, December 9. Another
week of gratifying recovery has been
experienced, and uinco tho panic se
curity values show an advance of
10 ioIntB nnd over on tho leading Is
sues. In bonds, as well as stocks,
tlioro havo been substantial gains,
and tho wholo drift 'of tho financial 1 steady Improvembnt In tho money
situation shows genuine recuperation. stuntion. and It Is confidently bo
Tho premium on currency is grad- ,iloved that tho comploto resumption
ually disappearing and call money Is of specIo payments Is only a matter)"
becoming moro and moro easy, rates ;0f comparatively short period.
having touched as low as :i por cent. ri'horo has been a distinctly 'more,
during tho week. Timo money con- l.i,operul feeling in Stock Excha'ngo'
tinues senrco at 10 to 11! per cent. !clrcles; although following tho rapid
for short dates; not so much from advance last week, moro or less real-
nny deficiency in supply, as from tho
conservative nttltudo or tlio bunks, orations are, of course, restricted and
which aro still obliged to exorclso jn0iy to bo until interest rates de
caution in tlio granting of credit, clino to n moro normal lovcl. Thus
liradunlly, hut surely tlio money mar- rur tho rovival lias lieen quicker and
kot Is working back to normal con- moro complete than was anticipated. ''
dltions. Tho disposition to hoard Is Ihiylng powor Is of necessity limited,
abating and bank reserves aro rls- and timo will bo necessary for furth
lug, having been materially assisted er recuperation. Now that tlio dis
hy tlio engagement of about $100,000,- turbanco has subsided In AVall Street,.,
0U0 or gold, tho bulk of which has nl- general business is also recovering
ready arrived. Fortunately our in- from tlio shock administered 'last
tenor tianks mo rapidly getting over
thoir fright now that the situation in down owing 'to tho monetary string-'
New York Is Improving, and within joncy are restarting, and merchants"'
a fow weeks, money will probably lie 'mo conducting thoir operations ex
iiliiindnnt nnd much easier than nt tending into tlio future with visibly,
present, Thero Js no lack or cur-
ency. Tho amount of circulation on
Novomber -Mth was $2,870,000,000, an
Increase of nearly $1112,000,000 within
tho month, and $139,000,000 within
twolvo mouths, This Is a circulation
por capita or $31.71 compared with
$32. 4a a year ago. Of tho lucreaso
In circulation during Noveinbor $00,-
000,000 was In gold coin and $53,000,-
mm in Dank notes. Noveinbor was
thus a month of unusual expansion
In currency. Considering tho less
oned volume of business nnd tho low
er prices at which it Is being tran
sacted, it Is evident that wo aro rap
idly running Into a condition of mon
etary redundacy; a fact which has
been wisely recognizee! by tho Gov
ernment, and is reflected In Its decl-
slon to modify
Its recont relief
measures. It Is now believed that
Mr, Cortolyou will not issue moro
ment for two or threo years. And
It Is believed that placing Gov.
Harris at tho head of tho actual
party ticket, If not the printed
ballot, would strengthen tho party
lino nnd do much to dofeat any
senatorial desire to uso tho fac
tional knives. -
Arthur X. Vorys, Congressman
Burton and Wndo II. Kills, tho at.
tornoy general, sjicnt most of yes
terday Jn a study of tho existing
Ohio primary laws. What they
found, or rather what thoy did
not find, seems to havo strengthen
ed thoir purpose to urgo tho enact
ment of a real primary law by tho
Ohio legislature soon after It con
venes. .Meanwhile all tho . Taft
managers are working on tho form
of tho call to bo Issued by tho
state central committee In case tho
contest ror state convention dele,
gates must proceed under tho ex.
What tho Tatt managers would
llko to havo would bo two dele
gate tickets In each country, ono
plainly marked with tho namo of
Taft and tho other with that of.
Foraker. What they actually find is
'an apparent requirement to run all
tho candidates for state convention
delegates together on ono long tick.
et, in ono column, without special
marks. Of course, this is to tho ln-
torests of Uio senatorial purposo to
secure tho election of at least a
fow delegates In counties whoro
thny nro not strong. ' '"
.Men whoso names were toward
tho head of tho list, and popular
men, would stand good chances of
selection In such a scramble irresl
pectivo of what thoy .stood for:
Tho present primary law leaves
than $23,000,00() ot Panama bonds,1
and that tho Issue of new certificates
will not exceed $15,000,000, or a total
of about $40,000,000 for both classes
of securities instead of $150,000,000
as originally Intended. From nil parts
of tMO POuntrv there come ronorts ot
zinR is about duo. Speculative op.-,
October. Mills temporarily shut
greater conlldonco than n, month ngo-
It Is not lo ho expected that busl-
ness will go back to tho old scale .of
activity and profits, Nevertheless,,
liuslncss conditions anv gonorally
sound; .and wo now fioouho reasons
tor serious apprehensions In tlils"
rospeo,t Quito possibly eomo furth-
or decline In tho "ommodlty mar-
kots will havo to bo experienced, and
.tills will prove Inconvenient to con-
corns nlready overextended; but no
serious curtailment In tho ronsump-
tlon of tho noccssltlos of llto fooms
probablo and tho reaction will fall.
ciuoriy upon what may be classed as
luxuries, which aro largoly obtained
from nbroad and already phovy ,
marked docllno In importations A
shrlnkago in imports', however, under"'
present conditions will not he barnV
ful, slnco It promises to bo acea
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