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Odctl Scores Bacr for His Refer
ence (0 Political Interfer
ence in Strike.
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P. A. STOKES
"twentieth j cJj
Ak Operator to I'ay lllm Five
; Out It Ton More for
Miners but Proposal
NEW YORK. Oct. 10 "What do you
mean by 'poiitlc'ansr I want you and
alt otrtor to understand tht I am
governor of New York, the chosen rep
I' nTilattvp of seven million people, and
Hint I am her In thlk matter solely In
that capacity and to relieve, h possible,
Hi Intolerable situation. And, what
In niore, I Intend to use every power
at tny command to do It."
Coventor Odell made thl statement
tod.iy to President l)nr. of the Read
In j road, In the presence of t'nlted
Htales Hum torn Plittt, of New York,
und Quoy and Penrose, of Pennsyl
vania. It was tho culmination of a
heated Interview In the office of Sen
ator Plait and a reault of the meeting
between Governor ("Well and President
Boer was not In th beat of humor
when, accompanied by E. B.Thomas,
chairman of the boa rd of directors of
(he Erie railroad, he entered Senator
Plntt'a office. The conference begun
by a statement nude by Senator Pen
roso that the situation wu becoming
no serious that some solution must be
found at once. Ite augmented that the
opera tors should Incline to some con
cessions toward a settlement.
"If you mean that," wild President
liner, "we are to recognise the exist
ence uf the labor union, I tell you right
now th.it the operators will consider
no such propoBlt'on."
Governor Odell was on his feet In an
Instant. White with excitement, he
said: , 1
"Are we 'o understand that no kind
of a conclll'iiloty proposition would re
celve attention at the hands of the
"I did not say that," answered Bacr,
"hut I do say that we will not accept
any political advice or allow any In
terference of any politicians In this.
our affair. '
Then It whs that Governor , Odell
mad the statement attributed to him
at the beginning of this article.
President Bner, evidently appreclat
Ing that he had gone too far, bowed
show every disposition to adjust the
serious situation." '
DUTY ON ANTHRACITE COAL,
Herniary Moody Hays Tariff of Hixty-
seven Cents Must He Taken Off.
UKVims. Wis., Oi.t. JO.-Beeretary
of the Navy Moody, addressing a great
ItepuMlcftn meeting here tonight, held
that th duty of m cents per ion on
anthracite coat vu "grouped Into the
tariff act In a sneaking and cowardly
manner," and ought to be repealed at
a abort session of congress.
'The people," said Secretary Moody,
"appealed in vain to the foal operators
to cooperate with the miners In an ef
fort to bring about on end of the strike
Now, when these operators appeal to
congress not to take off the duty of
7 jents on anthracite coal, their an-
peals will be likewise rejected."
WARRANT NOT BEKVED.
Soldier Who Shot Striker W'JI Not Be
SHENANDOAH. Oct. 10-A warrant
was sworn out today for the arrest of
Private Wadsworth for killing William
Durham yesterday, but Colonel Hul
ings, or tne Eighteenth regiment, re
fused to allow the constable to serve
It. Colonel Hullo says Wadsworth
was justified in the shooting.
RIOTERS UNDER GUARD.
.. WILKErfilARRE, Oct. 10. -The city
made an announcement today that the
ord-ir of Governor Stone to place all
persons arrested for rioting under mil
Itary guard will be strtetry enforced. A
stoc kodo is being erected at West Side
Park, and the prisoners til; be con
Bt'TTE R Alii EH MONEY.
U'JTTE. Oct. 10. -The various labor
bodies of Butte have raised over $3,-
000 for the benefit of the striking coal
miners of Pennsylvania. It Is pro
posed to give a. bull at which It Is ex
pected to raise -about 110,000 for the
' IN CIVIL STRIFE
Effort to Oust Commander Dv
renforth Results in Split
MEW UNION WILL BE FORMED
appointment of the Bridgeport Trust
Company as administrator of the es
tate of Millionaire. Gil I man, says a
World special from Bridgeport, Conn.
This f believed to be a forerunner of
a. settlement of tbe estate. For over
year the case has been before the I
court on Interlocutory motions. i
Jealous Man Attempts Murder Then
Ends His Own Life.
0.R.&N. and Short Line Merger
, Will Mean Much in West
I) renforth Kefuscft to Itecogrnise
IIoKtile Element and Secen
sion Follow .V
to the governor and said
"Governor, I beg your pardon. No
personal affront was Intended, and we
stilt will I'slen to any suggestion you
may have to muke; but again, I re
pent thai we must refuse to recognise
the union representod by Mr. Mituh-
"that your position from a public view
is absolutely untenable. If coal oper
ators, railroad men und other business
men can combine for mutual profit and
protection, there Is no reason why the
laboring men should' not."
"What Is the proposition," asked
Baer. coldly.. . . -
;Just this," said Governor Odell. "1
am sure that the labor organization of
which Mr. Mitchell is the head, desires
to be fair wlt the general publ'c. If
the operators will consent to give me
5 cent a ton Increase, I wfll personally
present it to the miners, and I be
Heve that they will accept It. It Is a
"Does this mean, Governor Odell,
that we are to recognise the miners"
union?" said Baer.
It certainly does." answered Gov
ernor Odell, quickly, "and there Is no
reason why you should not.
Bner and Thomas rose to go, Thomas
remarking that the matter ould b
presented to the other operators and
that an early answer would be forth
coming. Baer said:
"we are to meet the committee of
the Manufacturers' Association on
Tuesday ami we may have un answer
After the conference the governor
The coal operators may postpone
this matter intll Tuesday, but I don"t
propose to postpone. They are not
acting fairly toward the neonle. 1
believe I shall find soma rCmedy."
About d o'clock, John Mitchell called
on the governor and had a long con
ference. While this was going on a
dispatch announcing triat the operators
had refused to consider the terms of.
fered by Governor Odoll waa received.
Governor Odell said: j
"Mr. Mitchell was eminently fair and '
Coal Steamers Seek 1 Wtum Cargw?
at Low Rates.
NEW YORK, Oct lO.-One direct
direct result of the Importation of coal
on H large scvle Is demoralization of
trans-Atlantic shipping on this side to
an extent that has seldom, tf In fact
ever been equalled, says the Journal
of Commerce.. Agents of more than
25 large steamers that have been char
tered to bring coal and Iron and steel
to this country are now seeking return
cargoes for their vessels. They are
offering them for various dates up to
December loading at lsiVid for the
largest steamers and less for the
smaller vessels, and quite a number of
steamers have been chartered so far
this month for return cargoes, largely
oh tae orepolng terms.
The others will .depart from either
Boston or Portland, and under current
conditions. Is 's expected that virtu
ally all the other steamers when char
tered will leave by these northern
ports. A large part of the grain to be
shipped by these ports is Canadian
wheat, .although American spring nil!
also go quite freely. Lake and rail
grain via Buffalo, it Is understood is
not concerned In the new arrangement.
6m.'w, 'jci. The en
campment of the G. A. It. for
1S02 cans to a close today. San Fran
cisco was chosen as the next olace of
meeting and the election of officers be
gun yesterday was .-omul .ed. Reso
lutions were adopted by the encamp
ment having In view liberal treatment
of veterans in the matter of public of-
,fices und pensions.
Kindred bodi-s to the parent organic
ntlon also bought their several con
ventions to a close.
The union veterans' Union bad a
decidedly lively day .ind the final re
sult was a spilt In the organization,
The .Irst row was over the question of
eligibility to membership. A rcsolu
tion was adopted that let down the
bars too much to ruit some cf the staU
delegations with a 'arge membership
in the oider. This caused Ill-feeling.
Later friction fn the union dew loped
rapidly in consequence of the adoption
by tlw committee of order, which Uad
been Investigating the chiracter and
conduct of Commander-in-Chief Dyren
forth, of the report recommending the
suspension of the commander-in-chief
General Dyrenforth was presiding
over the convention when the commit
tee endeavored to report. He refused
to recognlae "tt or surrender his ofDre
to the next ranking officer of the or
der. Turbulent scenes followed. un
til finally a large element of the or
ganisation withdrew, those remaining
re-electing General Dyrenforth and the
seceders taking steps to form a new
Pefore adjourning today the encamp
ment of the G. A. R. adopted a reso
lution submitted by Past Commander-
in-Chief Burdette, endorsing the pe
tition taken by CommaMer-ln-Chlet
Torrance in his recent address calling
for assistance from the members of
the Grand Army for a home for the
Confederate soldiers at Mountain
Creek, Alabama, and urging on veter
ans generally the adoption of the at
titude of brotherly kindness towards
their foes of the Civil war.
NEW YORK. Oct. W.-Mysterious
features surround two attempts at ; W. H. BANCROFT AS MANAGER
murder and afterwards a suicide on
the lower West Side. On Wednesday,
Mrs. Adams, wife of n plasterer, waa
admitted to a hospital, where she is
be'ng treated for a bullet wound in
the bead. She was accompanied ty
Henry BrockstedL How she received
the wound Is not known. '
Twenty-four hours later Brockstedt
entered the Adams home and found the
ihusband of the wounded woman ther
and alone. He attacked Adams with
a revolver, beating him over the heao
and then shot him. ' The Dollce took
up the case, and a few hours later j Uve to Salt thI rett' WU fair
found Brockstedt dead In his room on j to mark an epoch In the railroad hls-
isornimcK ne naa swaiiowea a tory of the West. Tucked away In
quantity of carbolic acid and then shot
Adams was taken to the hospital
where his wife lay. The couple were
permitted to converse, but no clear
ldoa could be gathered of the shooting
other than Brockstedt had attempted
a double murder because of Jealousy.
Short Line Itoad South of Salt
Lake to B Turned Over
to the Sew Lln to
SALT LAKE, Oct. lO.-The Desert
I News this afternoon says;
j The visit of the Haxrlman representa
IMPORTANT DISCOVERT. "
Harvard Professor Discovers Lightning
WU1 Not Strike Water.
NEW-YORK, Oct. lO.-Eiperlments
conducted by Prof. John Trowbridge
of Harvard University, have led to the
definite statement, says a Times spec
ial from Boston, that lightning will not
strika water. By means of a battery
of 20,000 cells he obtained a voltage of
S. 000.000 which force, he says, at least
comparable to lightning and enabled
him to deduce his conclusions. He
said: " 1 !" ;'' '
"With my battery I war able to ob
tain an electric spark about, seven feet
long and found that Instead of striking
the water a spark of six or seven feet
In length Invariably Jumped to some
adjacent object in preference to strik
ing; the liquid surface, v x spark of
only a few inches in length, however,
will strike the water, but such a spark
la not comparable to lightning.
'Beyond a million volts, the Initial
resistance of atmospheric air to elec
trical discharges becomes less and less
and the discharge therefore Is shunted
through the "air Instead of upon the
water and strikes some object adjacent
to the water."
the action taken at special meeting
of the' stockholders of the Oregon Short
Line yesterday lies the consolidation of
the Interests of the Oregon Railroads
ft Navigation Company, with Its rail
road and steamship lines, and the Ore
gon Short Line, with W. H. Bancroft
as general manager.
It is asserted that this consolidation
will go into effect the first of the year
and that part of the Short Line south
of Salt Lake Ctty will be relinquished,
either by sale or lease to the promot
ers of the San Pedro Los Angeles and
Salt Lake road.
CRISIS TO STREET-CAR STRIKE.
Efforts to Effect Settlement
Down by the Union.
TEACHER COMMITS MURDER.
Two School Girls and Three Trustees
Victims of Fiend's Temper.
PEKIN, Oct, 10. It is understood
here that a treaty between China and
Portugal . affecting . the expansion of
the Portuguese colony of Macao ao-
proving the protocol, ,completng the
list of treaties, accepting the tariff of
5 per cent and other orovlsions is
ready for signature.
NEW ORLEANS. Oct. 10-The crisis
of the strike of the street-car men will
come tomorrow: The mayor sought
to effect a settlement today. The pro
position was voted down by the strik
ers nnion, and it was rejected.
Tonight Governor Heard Issued s
proclamation against any unlawful as
semblies on the streets and warning
the people to preserve order. , A con
ference was in rr ogress at midnight
looking to the disposition of the mili
tary forces In anticipation of an at
tempt to run cars tomorrow.
LACK OF COAL FELT.
Army of Garment Makers Thrown Out
of Work Because of Strike.
NEW YOl.'K. Oct. 10,-If the miners'
strike continues a few days longer.
says the Tribune, paralysis of the gar
ment and cloak Industry, one of the
greatest sources of employment on the
East Side, may be expected.
One of the most conservative mem
bers of the Garment makers' Union,
who has been for years associated with
that Industry, Is quoted to the effect
that 10 days more of the strike wil!
mean the throwing out of work of at
least 26,000, This "would be caused by
the Inability of the pressers to get any
coal or other fuel with which to heat
their Irons. A good deal of presninR
is done In the tenements, women and
children do a considerable share of It
and the margin of profit Is so small
that the cost to changing to some
other mode of heating iB declared to
be out of the question.
Inhabitants of this city are now feel
ing the first touch of cold weather.
At i o'clock this morning the tempera
ture was 48 degrees above, a drop ol
2 degrees since 1:30 p. m. Thursday,
and three degrees cooler than at mid
ADMIRAL LEAVES HOSPITAL.
NEW YORK, Oct. 10.-Rear:Admlral
George W. Mellville. engineer-in-chlef
of the United States navy, who was
stricken with intermittent fever about
10 days ago, has recovered sufficiently,
says a Ttinos special from Philadel
phia, to leave the nospltal.
GRAND FORKS, N. D., Oct lO.-In
a luarrel between a school teacher and
the board of trustees at Altoona, a
little station on the Great Northern,
seven miles north of the Canadian line,
seen persons have been shot. One of
them is dead and five others are dying.
Henry I. Toewes. school teacher.
John Hiebert, school trustee.
Peter Kehler, trustee.
Kehler, daughter of Peter Kehler.
Kehlur, daughter of Peter Kehler,
aged 8. '
Ahrtihttm Rempt, school trustee.
Remp, daughter of Abraham
Rem;, may recover.
The school Is near a little village In
the thickly settled part of the valley.
which has a iopumtion of out a few
hun.lred people. The settlers are all
Menonites, who have lived n th? vi
cinity for years.
The school has been In charge of
Menonite teacher named Henry
Toew.s. There has teen some dlssat-.
lsfactton with the management of the
school and this has lead to a great
deal of bad feeling In the community,
Three members of the board of trus
tees met at the schoolhouse during the
school hours to talk the trouble over
with the teacher. Hot words were ex-
hanged and suddenly Toewes drew
his revolver and shot do.wn the three
trustees. He then rushed into the
schoolhouse, where he shot Kehler's
two daughters, aged 8 and 10 years.
through the body. They w ill die. The
11-year-old daughter of Rempt was
then attacked, but the buliet struck
her In the arm, breaking the bone. The
NEW YORK, Oct. 10.-A notice of
withdrawal has Just been filed tn the
supreme court of. the appeal from tht
REBELS TO BE PUNISHED. .
MOROCCO, Oct. 10. Negotiations.
with the Berbers tribes at Mequines
have been stopped. It was found that
their only object was to gain time.
The sultan Is preparng to take a large
expedition from here with the purpose
of thoroughly punishing the rebellious- J
BUTTE, Oct. 10.- Superintendent
Him. of the Montana division of the
Northern Pacific, announces that the
wages of all switchmen and the switch
engine foreman on h'a division will
be raised 15 cents per day, taking ef
fect October 1. ' , .
WORK OF FIRE BUGS.
ATHENS, Oct. 10. An immense fire
of Incendiary origin is raging at Piker
mi, midway between Athens and the
Marathon river. A large force of
troops has been despatched to the aid
of the fire brigade.
NEW YORKERS WEAR FURS.
NEW YORK, Oct. 10. In tho tene
ment districts the cold snap manifests
Itself by the desertion of the streets
and the children filled into housea
earlier than usual end Winter wraps In
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