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Tbs Eighteenth Anouil raartulM
The Program Arranged Tor the Open
Kansas City. Doc. 12. The 18th
annual convention of the American
Federation of Labor was called to or,-
der at Stropea Hall today. One hun
dred and fifty delegates from all parti
of the country and two from across
the water, namely. William Thorne
and William Insklp of London, repre
senting the British Tiade Union Con
gress. are prerent.
Delegate inakp’s mission It to plead
for a closer alliance between the Uni
ted Statea and Great Britain, along
industrial as well as political lines.
The work mapped out for the opening
day Included the committee reports,
era ling and rejection of contesting del
egates. of whom there are several, and
the annual address by President Gom
President Evans of the Kansas Citr
Cox.netrial club welcomed the dele
gates, President Gompers respond
The Trades Council.
Kansas City. Dec. 12. Theodore
S. Jones of Kansas City, president of
the National Building Trades Council,
called the second annual convention /of
that organization to order to day. at
labor headquarters. All parts of the
country are represented. Th - conven
tion will be in seaston about four days
and tne of the most Important ques
tions to be brought up will be the es
tablishment of a joint board of arbi
tration, composed of master builders,
and members of the Building Trades
Council, whose office shall be the set
tlement by arbit: at ion of all disputes
and grievances between employer and
There will be no attempt at consol
idation with the American Federation
of Labor, according to the statement of
the General Secretary and Treasurer,
(The Herald is informed by a gent'e
jnan Identified with labor that the Au
gusta labor trouble will be laid before
the Federation in Its entirety.!
Mr and Mi's H. K. Nicholson of
Athene are at the Arlington.
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Anil-Drfvfus Pfmnnstration in Paris
It Was Led by Members of the
Paris, Dec. 12.—M. Mlllevoye and
Comte D* Hamel, members of the
chamber of depcales, headed an anti-
Dreyfus demcnatration this afternoon.
They marched to Cbe.ehe Midi prison,
where Pioquart la confined, but were
stopped by the police, and were bef.yjd
to retire. Thereupon M. Millevoy made
a speech. He said he did not desire
conflict with these "brave fellows,”
pointing to the policemen, adding that
they hsd achieved their object In being
abl< to sheut. "Spit upon Plcqnart!”
who could hear them from the window
of bis prison. Th© crowd then march
ed to the official residence of General
Zurllodcn, military governor of Paris,
cheering for the army, end chanting
monotonously "Spit upon Plcquart."
This brought forth renewed cheers
from the firmonstrdtors. The doors of
(lererat Zurllnden’s residence were
closed, but the crowd gathered outside
cheering for the army, and M. Mille
ivoye harrengued the followers, de
nouncing the monsters of
tbs court of cessation," and ending
with calling for cheer* “for tbevallant
Zurllndon. who command! the army.*
IOOT MASHED OFF
Rufus Timm Meets With a Severe
At 2 p. m. Rufus Turner, aged 12.
while Jumping on and off a moving
freight, on railroad avenue, got his
right foot caught .n a car truck. The
foot was mashed so badly that ampula- ,
tion wss necessary when the lad was
sent to tha hospital.
Miss Pierce, a very charming young
lady from Kentucky, is in the city,
vieiting Miss Ruth Keener of upper
Reynolds street. Mies Pie ce was here
about two years ago and has many
friends who arc- glad to see her In the
The English medical papers an
nounce that the Prince of Wales has
entirely recovered from the painful ac
ejdant to his kn-re which he suffered
THE PRESIDENT ACCEPTS
THE INVITATION TO AUGUSTA.
He Could Not Resist the Representations Made to
Him and Will be in Augusta Monday—The
Committee Kindly Greeted and Given the As
| surance They Sought-Grand News for the
i -Camp Mackenzie Boys. )
BY W. H. STALLINGS.
Waahln.i.n D. C.. D~. I!-T. «-«. “*
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. „ fWW , thß white House. The President quickly capitulated,
prompt audience. There was no resisting our charge upon the ” bite
I t ~ j in smiles hy our Impetuosity and i-arnesUteas.
and we almost literally took him by stonn.. He was forced to amlles
9ay to the people of Augusta that he will be with them Monday.
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The committee, of course, are v n q os sjo sn J« auiog 'POUW H
PIW -a um , taqt ‘Xof «!« uoao *u„qqehoolbays. since we won the promise w* «»««■
, - M.'kensle Toll the troops that their President
There 1* little more to te'l. Send the news out to Camp Ms. kensl
tV. IT. STALLINGS.
will be with them Monday. _______ .
Suicided Because He Feared Punish
ment at the Hands of Ills Father.
He Did Not Kill Himself Instantly and
Bezgcd That He be Again Shot
That He Might be Relieved
From hia Suffering.
Louisville. Ga., Pec. 12.
Percy, the 19 year old son of
Mr. E. E. Ponder, who live*
nine miles cast of this place,
siiickfrd Saturday morning by
shdoting himself in the tight
side of the body with a shot
Fearing punishment' from
his father, he stayed ar the
cotton house ail night, and
v.-heu found in the movntne by
bin Mr. Ca
ter, he shot himself. He lived
after the footing about an
hour and a half, dying before
surgical aid could be had.
Before dying he begged his fa
ther to kill him to relieve him
from his suffering.
OPERATIVES H El
An Employment Bureau Establlshel
at Roberts’ Hnll.
At a meeting of ope ative- toila".
it was decided to establish an employ
ment. bureau at Roberts Hall, corner
Crawford avenue and Ellis street.
Those needing workmen will find
there many eager to secure employ
rhR -E HEN HURT
A Brick Building Falls on Three Men
A brick building that was being torn
down In Hamburg injured three col
ored workmen Sy falling on them at
about 1 o’clock today. Their names
could cot be learned. None are hurt
The kangaroocis a healthy looking
animal—but if is nearly always on Its
Hasonic Fair Given fiver to Ihem
Tomorrow and Wednesday.
The Masonic Fair has been such a
splendid success that the managers
have decided to postpone the closing
night till Wednesday.
After today no more dinners will he
served, but delightful luncheons can b*
had from 10 a. m. to 11 p. m.
A large delegation of the military Is
expected tonight, but tomorrow and
Wednesday wilt be, strictly speaking,
soldiers' day, as they will to paid
Interest Is growing In the sword con
test, and It Is rumored thnt the con
test has now narrowed down to two.
The flower booth has received anoth
er lot of choice palms, which will he
sold tonight at phenomenally low Pri
ces. A handsome palrn and mahlen-hair
fern will also be raffled off this even--
A large delegation of the military is
expected tonight, but military night
1 proper will be tomorrow, when they
have been paid off. and with their char
acteristic liberality they wilt largely
patronize the Fair.
T ick Rider and -treetCsr.
-Abs. Rube shields, the trick rider, met
with an accident yesterday. White cn
his way to eemp he collided with a
street car, and his wheel was smashed
all to pieces. Mr. Shield got off with
a .few small bruises.
$175,000 10 BE PAID
OUT HERE TOMORROW.
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AN OPEN LETTER TO
HON. CHARLES ESTES
. Whit This I orrfspondFßt Sats »f.
the til ia the Mills.
He Ask* If the President of the Aaao. ;
elation Wl.l (Entertain a Proposi
tion. From the Proper Source,
to Change the Scale of
Auguata. Ga.. Dec. 12th I*#s
To Mr. Charles Estes,
Pres. Msnf. Ass'n.
District of Augusta
Dear dir: In view of the much de- j
plored differences between your assn-1
elation and your operatives, and th* !
very grave situation confronting all
parties concerned entailed by aucb j
differences, we hope and believe that
a settlement of the vexed question can ’
be arrived at soon If a reasonable dls- ’
euaalon of the question can be bad.
and we believe It can be at this time.
It la a pertinent fact that the greatest
objection by the operative* to the cut j
I lies in the manner in which it was
done. That is, that It is claimed that
It was not adjusted, according to the
understood rules of equity. In the al
i leged fact that It does not bear pro-
FOR THE SOLDIERS
Important Resolution in the Sertate
Washington. Dee. 12.-In the *<wato
today Mr. Hoar and Mr. Hale presented
j resolutions of the citizens of th< r
states remonstrating against the exten
sion of American sovereignty over the
Philippine* Islands, and c-galcst the ac
| quisitiou of foreign territory without
| the consent of th" people In such terrl
tmy. The resolution was referred to
the committee on foreign relations.
Mr. Pettigrew Introduced a bill au
thorizing A. A. Bartlett to raise the
battleship Maine and transport her to
the United States.
Mr. Hoar introduced the following
resolution. "That the committee on
military be instructed to Inquire, und
report as soon as may be. whether
some policy cannot be established by
law by which the soldiers of the regu
lar army whose families or parents are
depending on them for support, or
whose education or opportunities for
business would be seriously interfered
with by longer continuance in the mili
tary service, and who enlisted for the
war, or under smsurances that they
would be held only while the war last
ed, may be promptly discharged and
..their places, so far as necessary, fillod
with new recruits.
otiiv two games remain to be played
; 0 £ indoor baseball between the C. L.
V *s and Cad'-ts before the champion
ship of the first series will end. The
game tonight promises to be exciting.
, c viAtb ieams are ready, and each ex
iMCts to win The same Will be called
I a o'clock at St, Patrick s hah
A J. Ives, secretary and treasurer
1 at the savannah Guario company.
J yesterday with Mr. J- Jones Gardiner.
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Itrlft. —PrsA aaaiatora »• I— *
portlnsutely npon all alike, hat that
ihn araatest burdens fall h»av*eat «poc
those least able to bear ihem. And
we believe that public •enttmeat will
ij*er u* out hi this opinion. Wo J*-
I alts* the depressed financial condition
of our cotmou country. We reallf
the truth that the profit* accruing
i ro.r any manufacturing t.uslna* are
not uow that which obtained In year*
gone ky probably, even nl the higher
wage rate then paid. Upon the fore
! going conelusione. admitting that the
cut tn the wage rate paid was neeea
; eary to put your mill* upon a payln*
1 competing basil with other mitt*, will
you. air, entertain a proposition from
a proper source to change the sca.c of
the cut. ami bring it to bear more
equitably upon all person* cony .ted?
If a conference upon this questp n can
1 he arranged, there may be gp.er mi-
nor questions brought up, dp-pon tyf
; rights of labor to organize^e . but *,,**
we bei:\ve you have already expressed
1 yourself favorably to labor upon the
I question. It would be easily adjusted.
, believing that through public prints
the best way to reach you. we await
your answer through the valuable me
dium. The Herald.
O. C. WILLIAMS.
j Nominations Sent to the Senate This
Washington, Dec. 12.—The president
lias sent these nominations to the sen
ate- Wor—Regular army, revaly arm,
to be majors, Charles A. I’hnttield, J.
H. Kerr, J. Durst, George S. Anderson.
Assistant surgtans, rank of first lieu
tenants —Clyde M. Ford, West Virginia:
James H ■' '. ’Clt. District of Colum
bia; e a Tennessee; F. M.
Treasury—Assistant surgeons marine
hospital service: J. W. Kerr, Ohio;
Gustav M. Corptit. Georgia ; Dana K
Washington, Dec. 12.—-All doubt re
specting the intentions of Colonel Win
J Biyun have been removed by the
receipt at the war department toila* of
a telegram front hint stating ILat In
had mailed his resignation of Itik com
mission »s colonel of volunteers, and
It wr.s approved by division end corps
commanders. The war department, of
course, cannot act upon the resignation
until it comes formally to hand, but,
there Is no doubt of Its acceptance. Tt
Is supposed at the war department that
the lieutenant colonel of Bryan's regi
ment will succeed him In the colonelcy.
HERALD~CHRISTMAS I REE
Meeting of the Committee Wednesday
There will be at, important meeting
of the commute - :u ehatge.pT The Her
ald Christmas u« We drier day utter. ~
noon at four o’clock at the Library-
All who have been notified and onv
one interested in this most laudable un
dertaking are requested to bt present
oji tfiis r*ccH»ion.