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THE WILMINGTON MESSENGER, FRIDAY, DECEtfBER 19, 1902.
WAITING ON UNITED STATES
IS IN CUSTODY
MINERS CLOSE THEIR CASE
Venezuela Officials are Depending on
This Country to Assist Them.
Arthur Bishop Surrenders
Meeting of the Executive
Relationship of the Railroads and the
Mining Companies Comes Up
nimsen to ronce in
Committee and Di
MOVEMENT TO GET RID OF CASTRO
CHILD LABOR SEVERELY CONDEMNED
TELLS HIS STORY
Tfaen Vice-President ala Would
AjMnsse the Freiidencr and & N'evr .
Gaklaet Would be Formed-ln i
WMhluston the Situation Ih Cans- j
iajET Considerable Comment The
KeuM for Delay In the Considera
tion of the i'ropoaal to Arbitrate
WM un Acroont 01 Loru Land
dome' Absence from London.
Italy Will Participate in the Block
ade. iaui, j-zct-triiiuer 10 inacuun reigns !
in government circles here. The !
officials do not know what to do and "-j
are depending entirely upon the United j
States to assist them. ,
A movement is on foot here, headed '
by prominent doctors and lawye- i
quest President Castro to resign and to !
ask Vice President Ramon Ayala to as-
euane the presidency and form a cabl- I
et without party tendencies. It is Mo
proposed to summon congress to appoint
& temporary president and arrange the
questions in dispute in a manner satis
factory to all concerned.
The Venezuelan government announc- '
s tkat Great Britain has re-opened the '
aviation of the Orinoco river. j
Two warships will patrol the mouths
of the river and the river itself. This j
measure applies only to foreign ships. '
Vessels flying the Venezuelan flag are
The government reports that the
German cruiser Panther Is going to
liaracaibo to destroy the forts thre.
Minister Bowen, at the request of the
Dutch, Dr. Van Leyden, who r
Curaeoa, has taken charge of Dutch
interests here. The leading merchants
at LaGuaira.arrived here last night,
abandoning that port owing to fear that
it will be shelled today.
The German cruiser Vineta is goin
t visit Marguerita, an island in the ;
CarjJoean sea, belonging to Venezuela, j
thif?" miles north of Cumana. '.
At. 5 o'clock yesterday, four loud ex- j
plosions alarmed the city of Porto Ca- !
bello. On investigation it was found i
tfcat British marines had blown up the J
subterranean prison cells of Castle Lib-
erator with dynamite. They also burn- j
ed all the wooden buildings surrounding
the castle and carried away everything
that could be transported. The Venezuelan-
government warship Miranda
escaped the vigilance of the German
cruisers Falke and Panther, which were
searching for her, and arrived at Mara
Caiae for Comment in Vnlilnton.
Washington. December 13. The situ
ation tn Venezuela is causing consider
able comment among senators and tP-
xre indications that a resolution of in
quiry may be introduced at an early
ay. Thl3 proceeding would in all prob
ability have been instituted today but
for the fact that assurances were re
ceived from the state department that
the department's information is quite
meagre. If the question comes up it
probably will be dealt with in executive
It has developed that the reason for
the delay in the consideration of Presi
dent Castro's proposal to arbitrate the
disputes with Great Britain and Ger
many was the absence from London or
Lord Lansdowne. the Biritsh minister
for foreign affairs. It appears that this
proposition had more than a perfunc
tory endorsement by the United States
rovernment. Mr. Bowen having asked
permission to endeavor to settle th
matter by arbitration. Secretary Hay
not only promptly accorded the permis
sion, but went to the length of himself
dispatching the proposal, which up to
that point had been rather vague and
informal to the British and German
Secretary Hay was In conference at
the White House for a short time with
the President today, regarding Venezue
la oiTalrs. Senator Cullom and Repre
s&Jative Hitt, the heads of the '
coteinlttees on foreign affairs of con
gress also saw the president, but it was
stated that little attention was given
Among senators and representatives
who have discussed the Venezuelan
matter with President Roosevelt, the
situatio Is regarded as serious. bn
is not generally believed to be likely
that the United States will become in
volved in the controversy.
i'onwiilerinn the I'roposiil lor rli
t ra t Ion.
Loudon. December 13. The Associat
ed Presi has reason to believe that or
ders will be sent to the British com
mander in Venezuelan waters to take
ao further aggressive action at present,
pending a decision being arrived at on
the proposal for arbitration. This cam
in the form of a proposal through th.
United States government to submit the
claim of British and German subjects
to arbitration, which Lord Lansdowne
announced later in the day in the house
of Lords Is "now under consideration
by the British government."
Lord Lansdowne added:
"We are greatly indebted to the good
officers of the Unite-1 States minister
ii Ambassador Choate's absence.
.-m .1" A ffal yaa "VXTVi ! f-o . is maklllff
wTery effort to arrange some pacific
Wtfcl of settlement of the dispute be
) iween Great Britain and Venzuela. He
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state department at Washington. Noth
ing definite has yet been arranged, but
the Associated Press understands that
there Is some hope of further hostilities
beimT averted. The negotiations are
handicapped by the absence from Lon
don of several of the cabinet ministers
as before an answer can be given, the
cabinet will probably have to meet. No
decision is expected before Wednesday.
Itnlr Will Participate In the Hloct
ade. Berlin, December 15. The foreign of
fice informed the Associated Press to
day that Italy will participate in the
blockade by agreement with the allies
and that a portion of the coast will be
assigned to the Italian ships. The pro-
ceedlngs against Venezuela thus be
come In evry respect tripartite.
Ecuador People Shoot "Iconic Live
Guayaquil, Ecuador, December 15.
A patriotic demonstration took place
here last night. A large number of peo
ple who had attended a meeting went to
the Venezuelan and to all the other
South American consulates, shoulting:
"Long live Castro." "Long Live Ven
ezuela!" and "Long live the South
The participants in the demonstration
before dispersing adopted a resolution
asking President Plaza to protest offi
cially against the action of the allied
DEATH OF MRS. U. S. GRANT
She Panned Away Sunday lKht ut
Her Home In Washington City.
Washington, Dec. 14. Mrs. Ulysses
Grant, wife of President Grant, died
at her residence in this city at 11:17
o'clock tonight. Death was due to
heart failure, Mrs. Grant having suf
fered for some years from valvular dis
ease of the heart, which was aggravat
ed by a severe attack of bronchitis. Her
age prevented her rallying from the at
tacks. Her daughter, Nellie Grant Sar
toris, was the only one of her children
with her at the time of death, the
three sons, who had been summoned
here, all being out of the city.
There were also present at the bed
side when the end came Miss Rosemary
Sartoris, a grand-daughter; Dr. Bish
op, one of the attending physicians, and
the two trained nurses, Death came
peacefully, the sufferer retaining al
most complete consciousness practical
ly to the end. The remains of Mrs.
Grant .will be deposited in the tomb ai
Riverside Park, New York, where those
of her husband now repose.
Mrs. Grant, whose maiden name was
Julia Dent, was born in St. Louis in
1826 and was the daughter of Frederick
and Ellen Dent, when she was married
to the general in 1843. During the civil
war Mrs. Grant was with the general
much of the time and remained as
near as possible to him when he was
campaigning. She saw her husband
twice inaugurated as president and ac
companied him on his journey around
the world. A3 mistress of the White
House she gave liberally to all the
charitaWe institutions of the city. Four
children were born to General and Mrs.
Grant, three sons and one daughter,
all of them living.
During recent years, since General
Grant's death. Mrs. Grant has spent
most of her winters in this city, living
at 2H1 Q street, Northwest, while dur
ing the summer she usually lived at
Saratoga, Manchester-by-the-Sea, 'and
other popular resorts, until the last two
summers, when she resided with her
daughter, Mrs. Sartoris, at Coldburg,
Ont. She also made several visits to
her 30ns in California during the last
She was of domestic temperament and
devoted njost of her time to her home
and children. She was 76 years of age
at the time of her death.
Nomination l- the President.
Washington. December 15. The pres
ident today sent the following nomina
tions to the senate:
United States Marshall William 11.
Northrup. North District of Florida.
State Lloyd C. Griscom, Pennsyl
vania, Minister to Japan: P.ichmond
Pearsgn, North Carolina, Minister to
Postmasters: North Carolina. Claud
ius D. Holland. Gastonia.
Richmond Pearson Accepts.
Washington, December 15. Richmond
Pearson having, by cable, accepted the
post of minister to Persia. W. H. Bish
op has been appointed to succeed hlr
consul at Genoa, Italy. Mr. Bishop is a
well known man of letters, of consider
able reputation as a novelist and is pro
fessor of modern languages at Yale uni
Little Liver Pills.
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CURE SICK HEADACHE.
Dishop Went to His Father's Home
and Then Seat for the Chief of
Police of Petersburg He Says He
Was Justified in Shooting: Wilson.
After He Shot Him He Remained
at the Hotel in Charlotte for a
Whole Day Bishop Will be Taken
to Charlotte and Tried for His Life.
(Special to The Charlotte Observer.)
Petersburg, Va., December 14. Arthur
L. Bishop, who shot and killed Thomas
Wilson, in Charlotte, last Tuesday
night, and for whose arrest Governor
Aycock offered a reward of $400, is a
prisoner in the jail of this city.
Tonight, Jackson Bishop, a letter
carrier of this city, and father of Ar
thur Bishop, went to Mayor Wm. M.
Jones' residence, on Harrison street,
and Informed the official that his son,
Arthur, was at home and -wished to
surrender himself. The mayor, at Mr.
Bishop's request, accompanied him to
young Bishop's home, and there the
surrender was made. The mayor at
once tcok Bishop to the city jail and
turned him over to the officials there.
Bishop told the mayor that the shoot
ing was entirely justifiable and that he
fired the fatal shot in self-defense, as
Wilson, was striking him over the head
with a stick and that he was dazed by
Bishop says that after the shooting he
went to the hotel in Charlotte where
he had been stopping and remained
there until the next day, when he walk
ed through the streets of Charlotte to
the depot of the Seaboard Air Line,
where he took the Seaboard train for
Norfolk. He remained in Norfolk until
last night, when he went to the police
station there and inquired of the chief
of police when the next train would
leave for Roanoke.
Bishop says that he arrived here last
night at 10:25 o'clock over the Norfolk
and Western railroad and that he got
off at the stockyard on Boiling Brook
street, which is a short distance east jf
the union depot here, and walked to his
home at the head of Harrison street, a
distance of over one mile. He spent,
last night and today at home with his,
wife and child.
Bishop was visited at the jail by a
large number of his friends, to each of
whom he gave a hearty handshake and
with whom he conversed most pleasant
ly. He was perfectly cool and in good
humor. He wore a dark cloth cap and
when one of his friends asked no
where ho got it, he replied that he paid
40 cents for it. In a jocular manner
Bishop asked the deputy sheriff what
he would have for breakfast in the
morning. The deputy replied that he
would see that he had a good one.
Bishop has a large number of friends
The ew in Charlotte.
The first information that was receiv
ed here yesterday relative to the sur
render of Bishop came in a telephone
message that Chief of Police Irwin re
ceived from the Chief of Police of
The Petersburg officer stated that
Bishop would return to Charlotte with
out requisition papers. Chief Irwin
will leave this morning for Petcrsourg
and will probably return here tomor
row accompanied by Bishop.
Bishop's statement that he wnt to
the Buford after the shooting and sponc
the night there is rather sensational.
Within ten minutes after thev heard of
the shooting policemen were at the Bu
ford and were in that place constantly
until 1 or 2 o'clock in the morning. A
clerk at the hotl vho was 'ii?5t:onxl
attiu; thf matter first statsd that
Bishop certainly did not stay in his
room that night, because the room was
locked. Subsequently the clerk declar
ed that he would make no statement for
Aftked to Fix a llay for Hearinu the
Dakota Hond Suit.
Washington, December 15. In the
case of the state of South Dakota vs.
the State of North Carolina, which
holds a place "original docket" of the
United States supreme court, the state
ment was made today in that court
that all the depositions had been taken
and the court was asked to fiix a day
for hearing the ca.e The chief justice
replied that the applications would
have consideration and said that in the
meantime, the testimony could be filed.
The case involves the validity of a
railroad bond which was guaranteed by
North Carolina and which has been
acquired iy the school fund of South
President Invited to Semi-Centeu-
nlal Kxereises of Koanoke college.
Washington, December 15. President
Roosevelt today wa invited by Profes
sor Julius D. Dreher, president of Roa
noke College, at Salem. Va., to attend
the semi-centennial exercises of the in
stitution next June. Professor Dreher
wa3 introduced to the president by Sen
ator Daniels. The president said he
would take the Invitation under con
sideration, but expressed doubt wheth
er he would be able to accept it, as al
ready he had made many engagements
for the early summer.
Smithfield Herald: Mr. M. P. Lasiter.
of Elevation township, farms for a
profit. He nused thCa year seventeen
bales of eclten on thirteen acres. On
three acres of this iar.l le raised six
thousand . pounds of seed cotton. He
broke this !and ten Inches deep and run
his fumr.vs four feet apart. He put in
the rows a small quantity of stable
manure and six hundred pounds of fer
tilizer per acre. He used one hundred
pounds cerelite as a tor manurinr
about July 1st
The Araoar Line Will A Krai n Traas.
port the Strawberry and Track of
this leetlon A Contract for Kive
Teara Haa Been Made With the
CoBtaaar Transportation Rates
Will be the Same aa Laat Season.
The exe.5 itive committer of the board
of direcrtora of the East Carolina Fruit
and Truck Growers' A&socmtion met In
the rooms cf the Merchants Associa
tion yesterday at 10:30 a. n. The mem
bers of the committee in attendance
were President W. L, Hill, of Warsaw,
and Messrs. W. E. bpringer. of Wil
mington, W. E. Thlgpen, o. Chadbourn.
J. S. Weatuook. of Wallace, and J. A.
Westbrook. f ML Olive. The commit
tee discussed the matter of transporta
tion rates and refrigerator car service,
and formulated a rejrt covering the
same to tnj laid before the beard of di
At 11:20 the board o' directors met
with the executive committee and re
ceived theur report. The directors pres
ent were the members of ;he executive
committee named above and Messrs. J.
H. Moore, of Burgaw, D. W. Pussell, of
Kose Hill. J. B. Olivei. of Mt. Olive. H.
L. Struth-ers, of Grist, M. F. Leon hart.
of Chad bom n, and S. H. Strange, of
Fayetteville. Mr. H. T. Bauman was
seretary of the meetings.
After th3 report of tne executive com
mittee had ueen received and discussed,
the directors proceeded to the general
office of the Atlantic Coast Line and
had a conference with TMrd Vie
President T. M. Emerson concerning
rates of n eight and the refrigerator
car service for the movement of the
strawberrry crop of the comil.g season.
Mr. Emerson informed them that tha
Atlantic Coast Line had closed the con
tract with the Armour refngorator line
for its service for a term of five years.
the three years contract viith the same
company having expired with the past
seasjon. Mr. Bobbins, or Ch'cago, gen
eral manager 'of the Armour reirigera-
tior liine. wa3 present and discussed the
service with them.
'After the conference with Mr. Emer
son, Mr. Robinson came down town and
conferred with the directors. The di
rectors requested a reduction of trans
portation rates for berries and other
truck, but he stated for various reasons
that is wa? impossible for th company
to make any furthar concession In
rates. He. however, assured them that
the service would be m;de more satis
factory than heretofore and did make
the concession that hereafter the com
pany will load and strip all shipments.
Heretofore they only stripped berries
and shippers were put to the expense
and time of stripping any other ship
ments of Ivjck. By stripping is meant
the tacking of narrow strips of wood
across the crates in a car to hold them
fast in transit.
The directors did the tv-ht thing pos
sible for the interest of the- association,
and the r,ruckers can n.v.- base their
calculations on the rate in force last
season. La3t season the company made
a reduction of 7 cents a barrel on all
truck packed in barrels and this rate
holds good the ctonun" season. This
reduction resulted in c big saving in
the aggregate, and WMt a long ways
to encourage a great indusiiy that Is
very valuable to the Coasr. Line and is
worthy of the most carcfui considera
tion of the railroad people.
PREPARING FOR EMERGENCY
Number of Ilankn mid .1. P. Morsran
and Company Form a "Pool" of
yr.o.ooo.ooo to i.end.
New York. December 15. A number
of banks of this city and J. P. Morgan
& Co., have formed a pool of $50,000,000.
to lend in the money maket in the ev"t
of actual emergency.
The pool was organized by George F.
Baker, president of the First National
Bank. That bank, J. P. Morgan & r'-.,
the National City Bank, the Chase Na
tional Bank, the National Bank of Com
merce, the Hanover National Bank. '
Fourth National Bank and the Westen
National have pledged themselves for
J5.000.000 each. The Corn Exchange
Bank agrees to subscribe 52,500,000 and
the Chemical National and the Bank
of New York, Jl.000,000 each. . Th's
measure is really a protective one and
it is not apprehended that any of
money will be actually needed. It will
be put out. however, should the occa
sion arise. .
The following will manage the pool
J. Pierpont Morgan, George F. Ba
ker, president of the National Bank and
James Stillman, president of thr '' -tional
Following the precedent estabhin-. !
by the late F. D. Tappen, who manar- '
such pools In similar cases, the mone-
will be put out "at the market in
limited amount. In this way the inter
est rate will be kept down to the legal
rate, or lower, if It is considered neces
Will .Not Contest election.
Guthrje, O. T.. December 13. Wil
liam Cross, the recent democratic nomi
nee for delegate to congress from Okla
homa, defeated by 304 votes, has an
nounced that he has given up the Idea
of contesting the election of his oppo
nent B. S. McGuire.
John Barns Kill Alice Hopkins.
Live Oak, Fla., December 15. Alice
Hopkins was murdered here yesterday
by John Burns, her throat -being cut
from ear to ear and her lower limbs
cut off. Two families lived in the same
house and fighting had occurred when
ever they attempted to get the woman
to leave. Poison had been administered
to her also. Burns Is in jail. .
RALEIGH NEWS LETTER.
Jadjce Pnrnell Asks for Removal of
Osenr J. Spear All Pension War
rants Sent Ont Members of Su
preme Court to He tire.
Raleigh, N. C. December 15.
Judge Purnell of the United States
district court asks for the removal of
Assistant District Attorney Oscar J.
Spears. It is said that there U a report
against Spears, on file at Washington,
made by a special agent a year or more
ago; to the effect that he did not live
here, but In Harnett county, and waj
hence not able to give proper atten
tion to the business.
Auditor Dixon was all 3mlles today.
He said: "We are Just sending out a
big Christmas gift to the pensioners
in the shape of $200,000. AH the war
rants are sent out today, and as you
see I am delivering these to the regis
ter of deeds for Wake."
The state grants a charter to the Ell
Gurganus General Mercantile Company
of Williamston. with $25,000 capital.
Chief Clerk II. T. Hudson, of the
office of the state auditor, has gone to
Morehead City, to take a weeks trip,
duck shooting, with Oyster Commis
Arguments before the supreme court
are finished. Court wHl adjourn for
the term Friday or Saturday.
On the first day of January Chief
Justice D. W. Furches and Associate
Justice Charles A. Cook, of the su
preme court will retire. Judge Furche3
will return to his home at Statesvilie
and Judge Cook will go to the South
West, where he will locate. The new
court, so to speak, will be composed of
Chief Justice Walter Clark and Jus
tices Robert M. Douglas, Walter A.
Montgomery, Henry G. Connor and
Piatt D. Walker, and these take office
The next bulletin of the agricultural
department will be largely about applet
and the illustrations will be beautiful.
They are half-tones, from photographs
made in orchards last autumn in West
ern North Carolina by Secretary Thos.
WANTS TO ADMIT THEM ALL
The Minority Report of the Commit,
tee on Territories Tresented.
Washington. Dec. 1j. Senator Bat
today presented in the senate the mi
nority repoj t from the committee on
territories, favoring tie Immediate
passing by the senate, of the Omnibus
statehood bill without amendment as tt
came from ihe house. The report argues
for the admission of Oklahoma, New
Mexico and Arizona and opposes the
uniting of Oklahoma and the Indian
Territory into one statfi. i't ehows mi
nutely the condition of each of the
three territories as to poru!aticn, wealth
and general features of the territories
and say these are surh as to. call for
It criticises the majority report and
shows that both the repud'ean and dem
ocratic parties 4n their la&t national
conventions adopted with perfect unan
imity a plank in their reflective plat
forms recommending each cf these ter
ritories by name for otatehood. Such
expression should, the report contends,
be respected by both par tier.
NUMBER OF NEW PENSIONERS
Thin Increnwe in Number Cause a
DeereaNe in Amount for Haeh Class.
(Special to The Messenger.)
Raleigh. N C-. Dec. 15. Siate Auditor
Dixton says this year Z,i2Z new pensions
ers have ben added to the iolls, mak
ing the total number 11.S6Q. Of course
this large increase reduces the pen
sions whlcn go to each, of 'be classes,
as not ove- $200,000 can te divided.
Last year ihe first clash r ens loners got
$62; this year $60; 2nd ciass last year$50;
this year i-'G- third class last year $40;
now $25; fourth class and widows last
year $20; this year $U.S0. Pesides
there Is specially paid lo each of 101
totally blind soldiers $12 There is
paid to the soldiers" hou.e $iS.000, mak
ing grand total of $2o0,120 to soldiers
and soldiers' widows. uc'itor Dixon
says he Is working earned! v to purge
the pension rolls of dederteis, of per
sons -worth $500 and thoso no disabled.
He is confident there are a number of
Will Invade MicarauRa.
Washington, December IS. Whatever
doubt existed in Nicaragua as to the
intention of Colombia to carry out her
threat to attack her as soon as her own
revolutionary movement had been quell
ed, has been removed by the receipt of
advices of a semi-official character that
the Colombian army officers at Panama
and Colon are steadily but quietly mak
ing rady for an Invasion of Nicaragua
It is stated that there is a double rea
son for the attack- In the first place
Colombia wishes to take forcible posses
sion of the Mosquito strip, which would
give control of both routes available for
an isthmian canal, and so enable her to
make her own terms and. second, she
must find congenial employment for the
December 15. Senator
ntroduced a bill fixing
n of members of the
Commission at $5,000
per annum acH. The salary of the
chief engineer & placed at $10,000; that
of the paymaster In chief at $5,000 ana
that of the chief surgeon at $5,000.
The Mine Workers Have Xw
tlrallr Coaelede Tnelr Kvlaeai
Before the Commission The Qi
tloa of the Itrtatloashlp of the t-oal
Carrying; Hoads and the Mlalsur.
Companies tame Is at the After
noon Session Child Labor 1st tat
Mines Was Presented In an Avrtal
LlfCht and Judge Grar Was Sever
In Ills Criticism of It.
Sc ronton. Pa., December IS. The
mine workers, after occupying: nineteen
day3 In preseatlng about 160 witnesses,
closed their case- before the Anthracite
Coal Strike Commission late this af
ternoon, excepting that they will call
one Important witness tomorrow morn
ing. The afternoon session was one of
the most important sittings the com
mission has yet held, because the ques
ion of whether the close relationship
of the coal carrying railroads with the
mining companies shall figure in ths
commission's effort to adjust the con
troversy, cAme squarely before the ar
bitrators. The decision of the omnmlsi
sion if Chairman Gray's remarks can
be so called, was briefly this:
"That the commission In a genera
way. is averse to widening the scope
of the Investigation beyond the terms
of the submissions of the miners and
the operators; that In carrying on the
investigation. It assumes the coal com
panies can afford to pay fair wages and
that If a business cannot pay fair
wage3, the employer ougnt to get out
The mine workers depended & great
deal on the evidence they had to pre
sent to show that the coal carrying
railroads control the coal cbmpanya.
and that the railroads cftarge exorbi
tant and discriminating freight rates.
thus greatly decreasing the revenues
of the mining proprerties. The miners
wanted to present this evidence In
documentary form, but as objection
was made to it and sustained by the
commission with the above rulings, the
matter was not passed.
Several little girls employed In silk
mills were called to the witness stand
during the day and as a result. Chair
man Gray plainly gave his opinion of
parents wh send their children to
work at a tender age. Annie Denks.
aged 13 years said she worked at night
from 6:30 until 6:30 In the morning. She
had to stand up all night during her
work and received C5 cents a night.
When the girl said she was employed
at night every member of the commis
sion seemed shocked. Judge Gray ap
peared especially Indignant. He asked
her where her father worked and she
told him in the mines. The girl also
told the number of persons In the fam
ily and finally Judge Gray said he
would like to see the father. "I would
like to see the fathers of these girls."
he repeated. "It may be a necessity
to send them to the mills, but I don't
think a father has a right to coin the
flesh and blood of his children Into
money. Its an outrage. I would like
to see what instincts he haa."
The chairman of the commission
spoke with much feeling and his views
apparently received the approval of the.
Theo. Darrow for the miners said It
was not altogether the fault of the pa
rents, but the employers are to Name
for not paying wages enough to permit
a man to keep his children in school.
Judge Gray replied "That may be, but
there are miners who receive enough
money to enable them to keep their
children out of the workhouse."
Judge Gray inquired as to the l&r In
Pennsylvania regarding child labor at
night. One statute waa found which
partially covered the case and the
chairman remarked that it seemed at
though the statutes of Pennsylvania In
this part, of the stale do not seem to
bother any one.
Addresses to the eicro.
Washington. December 15. Rear Ad
miral Schley. Captain Richmond Pear,
son Hobson and Representative Crum
packer delivered addresses tonight to
a large audience of colored citizens at
the metropolitan A. M. K. church. Their
remarks contained many expressions of
hopefulness for the negro's future.
Captain Hobson declared himself to be
the friend of the negro race for whom
he said he bad a feeling of sincere es
teem, respect and affection. The col
ored race, said, are born fighters --d
they had the right to be proud of th
blood "spilled for their country." He
urged them not to complain of their
social position today and declared their
condition had no comparison to that
of the European peasant- Their destiny
lay in hard persistant work and In
America legislation could not prevent
them taking their proper places accord
ing to merit.
Get the Most
Out of Your Food
Yon don't anl can't if yonr stomach
is weak. A weak j.t;narh does not divert-all
that irIiu.tri'y taken into it.
It gHa timl easily, aru what it faHs to
digest is wafted.
Among the Hn of a weak stomach
are uneasiness afu-r -atingt fits of ner
vous headache, and dUagree?ble be!ci
ing. -I have taken Hood's Farstrilla at
different times for stomach i rubles, and a
run down condition of the syiUui. and hare
been greatly benefited by It I would
cot be without it in my fai'.jjy. lata trou
bled especially In summ'T with weak stom
ach and naosea and findiliMn! fcrsapsriiia
inTslaable., E.B.IIics:uas. Wbester.' !.' -
Strengthen and tone the gtomish zsL
the whole digestive erstem.