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THE MOBNING OREGONIAN. FRIDAY, JULY IS, 1902.
RAISE STRIKE FUND
Sentiment of Indianapolis
OPPOSE SYMPATHETIC HOVE
President Mitchell Wnnt the Soft,
Coal Men to Keep on Working
and Irovide the Sinews
JOHN MITCHniL'S POLICY.
1. That the treasurer of the order b
directed to appropriate $50,000 for th
relief of the anthracite miners.
2. That the unions appropriate as
large a sum as they can afford.
3. That an asser sment of ?1 per week
be levied on all members of unions.
4. That officers of National districts
drawing a ealarr of 500 a month or
over contribute 23 per cent of their
5. That an appeal be made to all
trades unions and citizens senerally to
aid the cause of the miners.
6. That an address be Issued appeal
ing to the American people to bring
such pressure to bear as will compel
the operators to submit to arbitration.
INDIANAPOLIS. July 17. It tho voice
and influence of President Mitchell, of
the United Mlneworkers, shall prevail
with the members of Ms organization,
there will be no general strike. The
chances of such a step being taken are
now very remote. In his speech in the
convention this afternoon. Mr. Mitchell
advised strongly agilnst the strike and
urged that bituminous miners continue at
work and that a system of assessments
upon the members of the order, which he
outlined, be carried into effect as the best
means of affording aid and support to the
striking anthracite men in the East.
If his recommendations had been adopt
ed by the convention, this afternoon would
have settled the entire question for which
the convention was called, and an Imme
diate adjournment would have followed.
A motion to adopt the suggestions pro
voked a long debate, in which the general
sentiment was against the ordering of the
strike. The men from the anthracite re
gions finally made a r quest that they be
allowed to hold a caucus to determine
upon an expression of opinion as to what
they thought the convention should do,
and asked an adjournment of the conven
tion for this purpose. Their request was
granted and an adjournment taken. The
men who were in favor of a strike were
in a decided minority.
The convention began in Tomlinson s
Hall with an attendance of about 900 del
egates. Nearly every delegate "was the
possessor of several proxies, some holding
as high as Ave. The first session was not
of an executive character, and there were
many spectators present to witness the
proceedings of what had been heralded as
one of the most important gatherings of
labor men held in recent years.
President Mitchell, who was greeted with
cheers, called the convention toorder at
10 o'clock. Secretary Wilson then read the
call for the convention, and President
Mitchell called for the report of the com'
mlttee on credentials. The reading of this
by Michael McTaggart consumed much
time, as the report contained the name of
every delegate, with a statement of the
number of votes possessed by each man.
When the convention met In the after
noon, a motion was made and carrjed that
the convention go at once into executive
coenn -TnVin T. Ttppsp. of Iowa, moved
a reconsideration of the vote by which
this action was taken. He declared that
secret sessions were undesirable. The
speech of Mr. Reese, In support of his
motion, carried the day. The vote was
reconsidered and It was directed that the
meetings of the convention would be open
to the public
President Mitchell's Proposal.
Mr. Mitchell then made his address in
part as follows:
Gentlemen, In opening this convention,
I deem it my duty to make a few prelim
lnAry remarks, and to suggest. In .a series
of resolutions, the policy which would,
In my judgment, best serve the interests
of the striking anthracite mineworkers
and preserve unimpaired the integrity of
our entire organization. In determining
the grave and important question which
now confronts you namely, the advisa
bility of Inauguration of a National sus
pension of coal mining in defense of our
struggling fellow-workers in the anthra
cite fields of Pennsylvania It is Impera
tive that you should weigh with the great
est possible care the momentous problem
with which you have to deal. Neither
passion nor prejudice should influence
your action In any particular. I have been
so closely connected with the struggles
of the anthracite mlneworkers that It
grieves me, more than language can express,-
to say that ms views are not in
accord with the views expressed by some
in favor of a National suspension of coal
mining. I havo during all my life in the
labor movement declared that large con
tracts mutually made should during their
life be kept inviolate, and while at the
time it may appear to the supernciai od
server or to those immediately concerned
that advantage could be gained by set
ting agreements aside, such advantage, if
gained, would, in the very nature of
things, be temporary and would ultimate
ly result In disaster, because a disregard
of contracts strikes at the very vitals of
organized labor. The effect of such action
would be to destroy confidence, array in
open hostility to our cause all forces of
society and to crystallize public sentiment
In opposition to our movement.
"Sympathetic strikes have many adher
ents! and the efficacy of such methods
appeal strongly to those, who, being thor
oughly Involved in trouble, do not always
realize the result of their action upon the
public mind, but the labor movement
teaches lessons which should not be for
gotten today. As far as my knowledge
goes, I do not know of one solitary sym
pathetic strike of any magnitude which
has been successful. On the contrary, the
most conspicuous among the sympathetic
labor struggles have resulted in igno
minious and crushing defeat, not only
for the branch of industry originally In
volved, but also for the divisions partici
pating through sympathy. In my Judg
ment, the United Mlneworkers should not
repeat the mistakes, which, like mile
stones, mark the path trod by the toll
ing masses in their never-ceasing strug
w gle lor better and higher civilization.
"I am firm in my conviction that the
strike in the anthracite fields can be won
without repudiating our solemn contracts
with the bituminous operators, provided
the bituminous miners will rise to the
occasion and do their full duty by their
struggling fellow-workers; and with this
in mind, I desire to submit for your con
sideration the following specific resolu
tions: First That the National secretary
treasurer be authorized to immediately
appropriate $50,000 from the funds of the
National treasury and place it at the dis
posal of the officials of districts 1. 7 and 9.
"Second That all districts, subdistrlcts
and local unions be appealed to to do
nate from the surplus in their treasuries
as large amounts as they can afford.
"Third That an assessment of not less
than $1 per week be levied upon all mem
bers of local unions, the amount so levied
to be collected at the earliest possible
moment and forwarded to the. National
"Fourth That an assessment of 25 per
cent be levied upon all National, district
and subdlstrlct officers whose salaries
amount to $60 per month or more.
"Fifth That an appeal be made to all
American trades unions and to the gen
eral public for financial assistance to
carry the strike through to a successful
"Sixth That a committee be selected
from this -convention to draft an address
to the American people, setting in proper
form the policy of -the miners' organiza
tion and appealing to the people to bring
all possible pressure to bear upon the offi
cers and stockholders of the anthracite
coal-carrying railroads to compel them to
treat considerately the appeals of their
employes for arbitration."
On a motion to adopt the recommenda
tions of Mr. Mitchell, many speeches were
made, those in favor of the resolutions
being in the ratio of three to one com
pared to those against. "
An adjournment was then taken until 10
o'clock Friday" morning to enable the an
thracite men to hold a caucus.
Delegates in. Cnncns.
At a caucus of the Illinois delegation
held tonight it was determined to oppose
a general strike. It was also decided to
stand by the resolutions of President
Mitchell, with the exception of the one
declaring in favor of an assessment of $1
per week on members of subordinate
unions. This assessment should, the Illi
nois men declare, be made on a percent
age basis. Ohio tonight took action simi
lar to that of Illinois. The Iowa miners
decided to uphold the action of President
Mitchell. The action of the caucuses to
night makes a general strike practically
out of the question.
The meeting of the anthracite miners,
held after the convention adjourned, re
sulted in nothing but the conclusion that
there was no way that a general strike
could be forced, and that those members
of the anthracite districts who were anx
ious for a strike would be disappointed.
There was a long debate in the caucus
and finally a vote was decided upon, but
when it had been partially taken it was
seen that the result would be so strong
in upholding the resolutions of President
Mitchell that the vote was not concluded.
While there is an element among the an
thracite men that is greatly disappointed,
it is not likely that any fight will be at
tempted upon the floor of the convention.
President Mitchell said tonight: "I am
greatly pleased with the outcome of the
work done by the convention so far and I
have no doubt that the policy outlined in
my speech today will be carried out sub
stantially. Some minor changes may bo
made, but the policy, as a whole, will
be followed by the convention, I am certain."
Santa Fe Shopmen's Demanis.
TOPDKA, Kan., July 17. A large com
mittee representing the Carmen's Union Is
in Topeka to present grievances to the
Santa. Fe officials, and probably to notify
the company of a demand for an Increase
in wages. The committeo is composed of
representatives from all parts of the San
ta Fe system. The Carmen's Union is
composed of the men in the Santa Fo
shops who have charge of the repairing
of cars. It is understood the committeo
will insist upon a compliance with the
demand for higher wage's and in case of
refusal will advise a strike of tho union.
Superintendent of Motive Power George
R. Henderson is out of the city at pres
ent, trying to settle the strike on the Gulf
lines, and the committee is awaiting his
return. B. E. Anderson, representing the
shops at San Bernardino, CaL, Is one of
"Will Sne Plumbers' Union.
FORT SCOTT. Kan., July 17. Charles
A. Sturms. a plumber, who Is unable to
get Into the Master Plumbers' Associa
tion of Kansas or to buy goods without
being a member of the association, has
iuea a suit preparatory to a prosecution
of its officers under the anti-trust law.
Sturms alleges that wholesale houses will
not sell to him without the consent of
members of the association who are in
business; that these members refuse their
consent, and he cannot get a stock.
Strikers May Sne Guards.
CHEYENNE. Wvo.. Julv 17. FranV
Benotken was arrested on the charge of
criminal provocation, preferred by the
Union Pacific It was alleged that he ran
the line of guards about the company's
shops. .The caso was dismissed. The at
torneys for the defense sprang a sensation
by proving that in bringing an armed
body of guards Into Wyoming to protect
Its property the Union Pacific Is violat
ing the statutes. The strikers may bring
suit against the guards on this charge.
Richmond Railway Strike Ended.
RICHMOND, Va., July 17. Pursuant to
agreement to refer their differences to a
board of arbitration, the striking street
railway employes returned to work today.
MADAME DE GAST'S SUIT
Dismissed From Court, but Lends to
an Exciting Scene.
PARIS, July 17. The action brought by
Mme. Do Gast, a wealthy widow, well
known as an automobile driver, against
Maltre Barboux, the popular lawyer, for
producing in court a photograph of a pic
ture called "The Masked Woman," and
declaring that Mme. De Gast had served
as the model, has been dismissed, owing
to the omission of a legal formality.
During the hearing, Mme. De Gast was
allowed to address the court. Turning to
Maitre Barboux, she asked him if he re
tracted his assertion; and as he made no
reply, she continued: "He keeps silent be
cause he knows I am a widow. Coward!
Coward!" The scene caused great excite
ment. After the parties to the suit left tho
Palace de Justice, Prince De Sagain, who
had accompanied Mme. De Gast to court,
meeting Maltre Barboux on the street,
struck him, saying, "You arc an insulter
of women," at the came time handing his
card to Maltre Barboux, who replied:
"Very well, you shall hear frccn me."
Maltre Barboux is quoted as saying, sub
sequently: "I shall not fight Prince De
Sagain, but shall, prosecute him for as
sault." Chinese Accept Terms.
PEKIN, July 17. General Yen Shle, the
Governor of Chi LI Province, and the
Chinese Foreign Office have decided to
accept tho terms proposed for the with
drawal of the foreign troops from Tien
Tsin, and will so notify the Ministers
July 19, unless the Dowager Empress dis
approves of their action. This determ
ination was a surprise to the Ministers,
who expected the Chinese would endeavor
to obtain better terms.
Rnssin Files a Protest.
ST. PETERSBURG, July 17. The
Financial Messenger says M. De WItte's
note protesting against Russia being
placed on the same footing as those
states which grant export premiums to
the sugar industry, and also contests the
right of such states to impose special
taxes on sugar of Russian origin, as be
ing contrary to the most favored nation
Mnclcnr Ii Better.
LONDON, July 17. John W. Mackay, of
San Francisco, who was prostrated by the
heat of Tuesday, is much better today.
Jennings Oil Fire.
NEW ORLEANS, July 17. The oil fire
at Jennings continues to burn fiercely. No
attempt will be made to snuff out the
flames with steam until 20 hollers, which
are arriving from Beaumont, have been
connected around the well. Three thou
sand dollars was offered today to any one
who would extinguish the flames 'and get
control of the gusher. Smoke from the
fire can be seen 20 miles, and at night the
city is brilliantly illuminated.
EARL CADOQAN RESIGNS
GIVES UP THE LORD-LIEUTEXASCY
Rumors of Other Changes In Minis
try Imminent-Xew Administra
tion's First Cabinet Mcetins,
IX)NDON, July 17. Earl Cadogan to
day resigned the Ixjrd-LIeutenancy of
The Times this morning says it regards
it as practically certain that Sir R. B.
FInlay, the Attorney-General, will suc
ceed Earl Halsbury as Lord High Chan
cellor; that Hon. Alfred Lyttleton will
enter the government, and that Ixrd Cur
zon. of Keddleston. Viceroy of India, will
take the earliest opportunity to return to
London and resume political activity.
The Premier. A. J. Balfour, presided
this morning In tho Foreign Office at the
first Cabinet meeting of the new admin
istration. The Colonial Secretary, Joseph
Chamberlain, was sufficiently recovered
from tho effects of the cab accident to be
GENERAL BARNES NOW
MH9i9SK TpfffWEfraMrer -iMi
WEIiL-KXOWN CALIFORNIA MAN, HOWEVER HAS AXOTHER.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 1", General W. H. I. Barnes bad another hemorrhage
this morning, and his condition was so alarrnlnc to Mrs. Barnes that she sent
for Dr Bosenstlrn. The hemorrhage, It is said, was Blight, and the General, after
restoratives had been applied, rested more easily than ha had done during the
night. At a lato hour tonight, ho was enjoying a quiet sleep.
able to attend. Ho was pale, but other
wise showed no signs of his injuries.
War Ofllce Declines to Publish More
LONDON, July 17. The Buller contro
versy was again raised by Sir Edward
Grev Liberal, in the House of" Commons
today. Sir Edward charged the War Of
fice officials with acting unfairly toward
General Buller, and demanded the publi
cation of further papers. The War Sec
retary, Mr. Brodrlck, opposed further pub
lications, which, he declared, could not
relieve General Uuller of the responsibility
of such mistakes as the abandonment of
the guns at Colenso and the proposals to
surrender Ludysmlth. which, if they had
been listened to, woukl have produced a
disaster for which there was no parallel
in British history. In regard to those pro
posals, continued Mr. Brodrick, when Gen
eral Buller sounded his note of despair
to General White, he had a hellogram In
his pocket, received a fortnight before,
s-tylng that General White had provisions
for 70 days, and could defend Ladysmlth
while the food lasted. General Buller's
retention, after Colenso and Splon 'Kop,
was inevitable under the circumstances,
and his appointment to command at Al
dershot was simply a resumption of his
6rmer command. General Buller was a
good "peace commander."
Later Sir Edward Grey propqsed a vote
of censure of the government for ita
treatment of General Buller. which was
defeated by 236 ayes to 93 noes, after much
Simultaneously the War Office was being
attacked in the House of Lords, where
Lord Monkswell (Liberal) brought up the
scathing allegations contained in the re
port of the committee on military educa
tion, and urged the immediate appoint
mont of an Inspector-General of Army
Education. Lord Raglan, Under-Secretary
for War, and Lord Lansdowne. the Foreign
Secretary, defended the War Office, saying
that a new scheme for education, contain
ing sweeping changes, was In process of
being drawn up, which statement satisfied
Lord Monkswell and his supporters, and
the motion was withdrawn."
CAPTAIN'S COURAGE FAILS.
Swedish Officer Challenges nn Amer
ican to n. Dnel, but Uncles Out.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 17. A, great
sensation has been caused In military cir
cles here by the conduct of Captain Arvld
Wester, who, after challenging an Ameri
can, William Casper, to fight a duel, failed
to appear at the spot selected for the en
counter. The trouble arose at a perform
ance last night in the Grand Arena Pal
ace. Wester, who was in the full uniform
of a Captain on the general staff, and
wearing decorations, disturbed the seance
of a mind-reader. Casper, who Is tho
'manager of the establishment, remon
strated with the Captain and demanded
an apology. This Wester refused, and
Casper said the officer's conduct was un
gentlemanly and disgraceful. The Captain
then challenged the American, who ac
cepted and repaired to the meeting place
at 5 o'clock this morning with his seconds,
including the secretary of the United
States Legation (John S. Mulr). Wester,
who was a war correspondent in Cuba
and South Africa, failed to appear, and
as a consequence will undoubtedly be
forced to retire from the army. Casper
has been the recipient of many congratu
lations. Captain Wester was the military attache
of the legation of Sweden and Norway at
Washington at the time of the outbreak
T3f the war between the United States and
Spain. He went through that war, as he
did the war between Turkey and Greece.
He was attached to General Shatter's
headquarters, as a foreign guest.
THE KING IMPROVES.
Will Return to the Solent After the
LONDON. July 17. The reports regard
ing King Edward's health continue to be
most satisfactory. He will remain on the
royal yacht off Cowes, Isle of Wight, until
August 8, and wlil return to the roadstead
after the coronation.
It has been definitely decided that the
British fleet will reassemble off Portsmouth
for the coronation review. The Japanese
squadron has been instructed to return
there, and it is understood that other for
eign countries will also be represented.
Since his removal to Cowes, the progress
of the King has been so rapid that hl3
physicians have ordered a more liberal
diet for His Majesty,
The date of the next review, which was
erroneously reported to havo been fixed
for Auguct 11, will depend upon tho con
dition of His Majesty's health, and the
effect of the coronation ceremonies upon
his general condition. It has been decided
that no special missions shall be Invited
to the coronation. Foreign nations will
bo represented at Westminster Abbey dur
ing the ceremony there by their Ambassa
dors and Ministers.
General BraK's Cnse.
WASHINGTON, July 17. The first of
ficial step- has been taken in the case of
General Bragg, United States Consul-General
at Havana. The State Department
has heard from Mr. Squlers, our Minister
to Cuba, on this subject, and also has
heard indirectly from General Bragg. Jt
is understood that the General takes the
ENJOYING A QUIET SLEEP.
ground that this is a. purely personal mat
ter, and that he is therefore not open to
official criticism; that he Jiad a right to
say anything he pleased in a personal let
ter to his wife, and no one had a right to
question her respecting the publication.
Thus It Is gathered that the General does
not either admit or deny the accuracy of
As the matter has been formally called
to Mr. Squlers attention by the Cuban
Government, it is expected that this reply
from General Bragg will be sent to the
President, who appointed him, and who
must decide his fate.
Commoners to Dine Morgan.
NEW YORK. July 17. A big dinner will
be given In honor of J. Plerpont Mor
gan, next Tuesday, in the House of Com
mons, cables the London correspondent
of the Herald. A. W. Maconochle, M. P.,
Is to be the host, and the guests will In
clude Premier Balfour and several Cabi
net Ministers as well as a number of
other representative Englishmen.
Senator Kearns, of Utah, and Mrs.
Kearns, who have been In England a week
or more, have been entertained by Sir
Thomas Llpton on the Erin. Sir Thomas
hoisted the Stars and Stripes when his
guests went aboard, and tho flag floated
over tho vessel during their whole stay.
Mr. and Mrs. Kearns breakfasted with
the American Ambassador on Tuesday and
have left for Scotland.
Ex-Boer Prisoners at New Yorlr.
NEW YORK, July 17. It has boon de
cided at a meeting of Boer sympathiz
ers called by the American Society of
Freedom that there shall be no organ
ized public demonstration of sympathy
with the Boer prisoners now here, who
have just been released from Bermuda
prison. General de VilHers, in address
ing the meeting, said:
"Out position is one of extreme deli
cacy. Wc have Just sworn allogiance
tp King Edward VII, and arc going
back to our country under new condi
tions. Our country is under martial
law, and wo do not wish by word or act
to do anything which might perhaps
mako conditions worse."
Most of the prisoners will sail July 23
for South Africa.
liny Not Restore Campanile.
NEW YORK. July 17. Interviews with
leading French architects gathered by
tho Paris correspondent of the Herald
express in general the belief that no
steps should be taken to restore the col
lapsed campanile of Venice. In connec
tion with estimates by New York archi
tects that the work can be carried out
for Jl.200,000, the French builders are
unanimous in the belief that such a sum
will not suffice unless the famous tower
Is built on modern lines by the use of
Mnssncre of n. Caravan.
VIENNA, July 17. The newspapers of
Vienna report the occurrence of trouble In
the Kowett region of Asiatic Turkey. It
is alleged that the Sheik of Kowelt's
warriors massacred a caravan escorted by
the Turkish soldiers, and seized the sum of
40.000 which the caravan was conveying
ns tribute from the Sheik of Nejed to
Bas Ra. The warriors then surprised and
massacred the Turkish garrison and civil
authorities of Elaglr.
Rome CXiurcli Cracked.
LONDON. July 17. According to the
Rome correspondent of the Dally Express,
the rich wooden celling of the Church of
St. John Latem is cracked In several
places, and a papal commission has re
ported that repairs costing 1000 are
necessary to prevent Its falling. The
correspondent says that the pope, alarmed
by the fall of the campanile In Venlec,
has ordered that a fund be started to de
fray the cost of repairing the celling.
Bank Report Cnlleil For.
WASHINGTON, July 17. The Control
ler of the Currency today Issued a call
for the condition of National banks at the
close of 'business July 15.
FRIARS ARE NOT WANTED
(Continued from First Page.)
proposed, It Is desirable that the author
ities of the church should arrange to for
ward to you as soon as practicable full
and definite lists (a) of the property
which they are willing to sell, and of the
precise relations which they hold to the
title of those properties; if their rela
tion to the title Is by ownership of tho
stock, then the total stock, of corppratlon,
amount of stock which they hold and the
officers of their corporations; (b) of the
churches, convents, etc, which they claim
to have been occupied by American
troops, for which rentals or damages are
claimed, and with the details of the
claim; (c) of the church properties, for
mal title to which remains In the Span
ish crown at the time of cession and for
mal conveyance of which from the gov
ernment is desired; it should bo observed
as to these that no authority has been
granted by Congress to all such convey
ance, unless It be part of a general set
tlement. Including purchase of the lands;
(d) a statement of the various charitablo
and educational trusts which the author
ities of the church consider should be ro
garded as devolved upon the church,
rather than upon the state.
"Secretary of War."
A Dominican's Opinion.
ROME, July 17.V-Father Santiagoj-Paya,
provincial of the Dominicans In the Phil
ippines, who Is staying here, when In
formed by the correspondent of the Asso
ciated Press of the result of Governor
Taffs negotiations with the Vatican on
the subject of the friars and their lands,
expressed satisfaction at the acceptance
of the first proposal of Cardinal Rampolla,
tho papal secretary of state, that the
matter be discussed at Manila between
the apostolic delegate and the Governor
In Manila. When asked what was likely
to be the outcome, Father Paya said:
"It is more Important to know what will
be the outcome of tho matters between
the Americans and Filipinos. Although
the war Is almost over and the Filipinos
now profesi friendship for the Americans,
they In reality dislike them Just as they
dlsllked the Spaniards. The Filipinos say
they did not struggle against Spain to
calmly surrender their independence."
Father Paya concluded with declaring
that it was not truo that the people were
against the friars. The latter, ha fur
ther asserted, wcro hated only by the
natlvo clergy and a fraction of the peo
ple. Taft Anxious to Leave Rome.
ROME, July 17. After the pope had read
tho last American note on the subject of
tho friars and their lands In the Philip
pines, Cardinal Rampolla, papal secretary
of state, convened the convention at car
dinals to consider a reply. So far, no
answer has reached Judge Taft, though,
in a personal letter to Cardinal Rampolla,
Judge Taft said: "As the document from
Secretary Root Is conclusive, and as I
wish to leave Rome as soon as possible, I
beg your eminence to secure me and the
gentlemen accompanying me a farewell
audience as early as his holiness" may
deign to grant it."
ROUNDING UP LADnONES.
Extcnsirc Drive Under Way in
MANILA, July 17. An extensive drive,
with the object of capturing the ladrone
chiefs, Montalon and Fellzardo, and 50 of
their followers is progressing In Cavite
Province. Twelve hundred constabulary,
commanded by Captain Baker, moved to
day at daylight, forming a complete angle-shaped
cordon, covering 60 square
miles. Patrol launches are guarding the
rivers. It is expected to closo the cordon
Saturday. The entire male population of
tho towns and farms will be included in
the concentration movement. When It Is
completed, the ladrones will be arrested
and the others will be released.
Younsr Venville's Murderers.
The three Gulterres brothers, who ara
charged with the murder of a naval ap
prentice named Venvllle, who was a mem
ber of the party commanded by Lieutenant-Commander
J. C. Gillmore, of the
United States gunboat Yorktown, cap
tured by tho Filipinos In April, 1S59. have
arrived at Baler, Principe Province, after
having evaded the military and constab
ulary for two years.
A severe typhoon swept over the south
ern islands June 14 and 15. The United
States customs steamer Shearwater wag
lost off tho Island of Marlnduque. Nine
teen of her crew. Including three Ameri
cans, were drowned.
May Abolish Philippine Division.
WASHINGTON, July 17. It is probable
that the Division of the Philippines will
bo abolished when General Davis takes
command, September 30, and that It will
be made a department divided Into differ
ent districts, as the reduction of the
troops In the islands and the changes
incident to the return of General Chaffee
to this country mako this change advis
able. NO EVIDENCE OF BURGLARS
Probinar the Mystery Snrronndln
NEW YORK. July 17. The official In
quiry Into the circumstances surround
.ing tho death of Albert C. Lattimer, of
Brooklyn, who Is supposed to have been
shot by a burglar early In the morning
of July 2, was begun today In Brooklyn,
and late In the afternoon tho hearing
went over until next Wednesday.
Mrs. Sadie Lattimer, widow of the
murdered man. was a witness today. Her
story of the shooting developed nothing
new. She declared that her husband was
shot by a burglar. District Attorney
Clark asked Mrs. Lattimer If she had
ever been In the company of W. H. Tut
hlll. a traveling upholstery salesman.
outide of her home. She replied that she
met Mr. Tuthill on one occasion In New
York, that he accompanied her to her
home, and that she told her husband
about it. In reply to other questions
asked by the District Attorney, she said
she had never entertained a Mr. Elwell,
whoso home Is In the rear of the Lattimer
house. In the absence of her husband.
C. R. Rich, who lives near the Lat
tlmcrs, said that when he went to the
house on the. night of the shooting. Mrs.
Lattimer introduced him to a Mr. Tut
hill. Mr. Lattimer was placed on the
bed, Tuthill assisting In the work, and
then, according to witness, Tuthill said
to Mrs. Lattimer: "Don't worry; he is
Dr. Meagher, house surgeon at the hos
pital whcre Lattimer died.- created a sen
sation when he said on the stand that
the dying '"man exclaimed, as he lay in
bed on the third day: "The coward shot
me In bed."
Miss Christine Russell, a nurse, testi
fied that Lattimer said: "A coward shot
me in cold blood." Once when Lattl
mer's brother spoke of the search for
the burglars, the wounded man said:
"No burglar ever shot me."
Mary L. Caughman, another nurse,
said she heard Lattimer say he knew the
man who shot him, and that he would
tell hl3 name when he got well.
Miss Fannie Lattimer, a sister, swore
that on one occasion she had seen Tut
hill and Mrs. Lattimer meet on a street
corner, and had telegraphed this fact, to
Mr. Lattimer. She said that when her
brother reached the home, he found Tut
hill there. There were words between
the two men, and then a long corre
spondence, which gradually ceased.
Police Captain Reynolds testified that,
after a minute examination of the doors,
windows and shutters of the Lattimer
house, h,e could not find the slightest
evldonce of a forced entrance.
Pursuit of Train Robbers.
SAGUACHE, .Colo., July 17. Excitement
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is again running high over the prospect of
capturing the men who robbed the Denver
& Rio Grande express, at Mill switch,
last Monday morning. S. E. Churchill tele
phone an urgent message from the Clark
ranch, 20 miles from here, this morning,
asking for assistance. A new porae was
at once organized and sent to the Clark
ranch. Churchill and three men followed
tho trail of the outlaws all day yester
day and until late last night, traveling in
a southwesterly direction from Mill switch.
The trail was resumed early this morning,
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or kill them.
St. Louis Bribery Cane.
ST. LOUIS, July 17. Harry A. Faulkner,
ex-member of the House of Delegates, was
brought to trial today In the Circuit Court
on the charge of perjury In connection
with suburban railway legislation. About
20 witnesses for the etate were present.
Faulkner's attorneys had summoned no
witnesses, believing the state had no case.
Bondniunn Must Par.
ST. LOUIS, July 17. In the Circuit Court
today, Judge Ryan ordered Gottlieb Ehr
mann, Jr., bondsman for Charles Kratz,
ex-member of the Municipal Assembly,
who is a fugitive from Justice in Mexico,
to pay jrO.COO. the amount of the latter's
LAND SURVEY INCORRECT
Government "Will Require Lane
County "Work to Be Done Again.
WASHINGTON, 'July 17. Tho examiner
of surveys, who Inspected township 16,
north, ranjre 11 west, in the northwest 1
kportlon of Lane County, Oregon, has re
ported the survey to be incorrect, ana tne
General Land Office has directed the Sur-
vevor-General of Orecon to notify the '
bondsmen of the deputy to appoint a com-''
petent compassman to perform the survey
according to the contract agreement. There 1
are a number of settlers upon these lands
who have been there about 10 years anxi
ously waiting for an approved survey, so
they can make entries, and have repeated
ly urged the Department to have this
survey completed and approved. It Is ex
pected that before the close of the Sum
mer the survey will be correctly made.
approved and filed with the local land of
Iflce, and entries can be made without fur
Change In Mnll Service Desired.
A numerouslj signed petition from cltl- J
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filed vlth the Postofllce Department, ask
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from Myrtle Point to Eckley be changed
to clve service from Myrtle Point Tue- !
days and Saturdays, Instead of according
to the present schedule. '
Ordered to Vancouver Barracks.
Ordnance Sergeant John Bleier, now at
Reading, O., has been ordered to report for
duty at Vancouver Barracks, Wash. He
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Potter, who has been ordered to the Phil
ippines. Private George Field. 106th Company.
Coast Artillery, now at Skagway. Alaska,
has been dishonorably discharged from the
Ans-wer in Colorndo Smelter Cane.
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torneys for the American Smelting & Re
fining Company, today filed the company's
answer to the application of Attorney
General Port for leave to file suit In tho
Supreme Court for the dissolution of the
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