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THE MOUSING NEWS
Established !*• • • Incorpora tod UM
J H. EHTIUU President
UOVEBNOK AMAI'LTKn IN t COLO
RADO MINING TOWN.
MOB SURROUNDED HIS PARTY.
■TICKS and STONES THHOW.N lit
CROWD OF MEN AND BOYS.
||r Was rrotrrlfil by Parly of Itoauh
lllders— Mon Who Struck Him With
a stick Was Prompt I > hnorkrA
llnm n—ltush Made to Drag Men
t'rnm Horses— I'ra In Hrsrhnl In
safcti—His Speech Frequently In
cripple Creek, Col., Sept. X —Gov
Roosevelt had a most exciting experience
to-day at Victor, a few miles from Crip
ple Creek, among the mines where a dem
onstrative crowd had assembled.
The Governor had a narrow escape from
serious personal violence. The Incident
was the only one of the kind that has oc
curred during the progress of the trip, and
It is said lhat the trouble was occasioned
by n small body of roughs who htid been
organised and paid for the purpose of
breaking up the meeting. The men engag
ed were few In number, but very violent
In their attack. ,
Gov. Hooaeveit spoke at Armory Hart,
which was Oiled. He had hardly begun
epe.iklng when he was Interrupted by
miry demonstrations. Herald:
Took I p the Ice Trust.
••In my state the men who were put on
the committee platform to draw up an
autl-truat platform at the Kansas City
convention had at lhat time their pock
ets fllle! with Ice trust slock. The Dtme
, r.itic leader In New York. Richard Cro-
K upon whom you base your only hope,
and It l a mighty slim hope, too. was
i other gcat stockholder, and If, In fact.
>u were to read through the list of
f orkholders In that trust It would round
lie rending the roil of members of TaYw
i iliy Hull."
\ voce cried: "What about the rotten
I- ef ?'*
Th* Governor replied:
VI ate It. ami >ou will never get near
< ugh to get hit with a bullet or within
e miles of It.'
,ov. Hoo-eveh succeeded In finishing his
r marks though there was an evident in
-1.. :jon among :hose present that he should
tit do so. When the governor left the
id with his party to go toward the tra.n
r wns surrounded by a company of rougn
• dera. commanded by Sherman Bell, one
■ ' his own soldier# In Ihe Spanish war.
lit wag also accompanied bv Gen. Curtis
• 11 Jr., of Boston: John Proctor Clarke
. New Y'ork, Gen. Irwin Hale of 0010-
I United Slates Senator Wolcott,
t rank C. Goudy, camlidate for governor
Colorado. A. M. Stevens, l-leut. ‘dice
Assault on Itac Governor.
v Roosevelt and hi* parly wore on
t. A crowd of mn ami hoy* began
Throwing Mono* ami ahou Ing for Bryan,
" ’:<• Roush Rider*. mounted ami un
t'i tinted. rlofrd tn tirottnd the Governor
to piotect him from a*ault hy the mob.
1 'no man made a personal attack uimn
t <doveronr anti auo coded tn striking
lim a blow In the breast with a stick.
'I he a-*atlant was Immediately knocked
d' on by Daniel M. Sullivan, postmaster
of ( ripple Creek.
A rtt*h na* then mode by tlie mob to
ring the mounted men from their horse*.
The men on foot dosed around the Gov
i t, making a we.tge which pushed the
< wd and they ttnally succeeded In gain
ing the train which wa* surrounded by
t • mob.
Ity this time there were probably 1.600
< r 1 560 excited people In the vicinity and
tKtlcuff* were exchanaed on all sides.
Many of the mob were armed with sticks
* l club*, and some witty rotten potatoes,
r tie egg* and lemon* The entire |>arty
n aalned the train, however, without *e
t out Injury, and it pulled out of the place
with the Rough Rider* on the rear >Dt
Oov. Roosevelt, while regretting the oc
* urrence, was not disturbed by the Incl
tient, and was reatly to proveed with hi*
siteeehe* In Cripple Creek.
vtlTt lit: CAAWOT RMUBVE IT.
Ilryan Mauls Knrthrr Evidence of
Attack on Roosevelt.
Nebraska City. Neb.. Sept. 26 -Being
► town a telegram to the effect that
" heodore Roosevelt was assaulted at Vb
i' r. Col., by a hand of hired ruffian* to
< uhl. Mr. Bryan wrote the following
From what I know of the people of
' oorado, I am not willing to believe,
without further evidence, that they de
‘l'd to Mr. Roosevelt or to any one el.**
it fair hearing. If It proves true that he
■ k is mobbed or hi any way Inierferetl with
am sure that It wa* not the work of any
tshltlcal organisation. Them can be no
jn-lincatlon for n resort to vtolnerc In
till* country, and those who resort to It
I 'Jure the cause which they represent.”
Gi innr.it by dktbctia'E*.
31-w With Wlnrkeatrra Watching
Over Gov. Roosevelt.
I'enver, Col.. Bepf. at.-The following
in* ■ age has beep received in this city:
>e iloosevent train will pas* througo
Tl or to-night on Its Journey to Pueblo.
1 '-111 .lelectlve* with Winchesters guard
TH l\M I tl, orVTCfAuI
bailed on GnaiD at’auser From
Jeirrnxo Marquez. Kept 36—The Oerman
steamer Herzog, which sailed for Europe
’a-day, had among her passengers the
Tranzvaal Posamaster General. Van Al
t'"n; the assistant secretary of state,
'•robler, the mate treasurer. Malherbe,
nnd a large qusntlty of bar gold
The railroad from Delagoa hay to Pre
ton.i i, expected to he open for traffic. w
Satonnal) JRofning |3eto£
Fit.it list. ni; %|| MW11.%.
lor|p N ia (.ro| Bg 4ct%e ,. r to
Minlia. Bnt. 2f.-On night vi*
orouA attack* w* r upon
th#* LnitM State** oti(|-o.wts |n ih**
nfHr fcapot** brkfgv. Um Pinaa. I’aranaqu*.
Bin'tKir .in.| limit*. twelve miUs aoutii ot
Manila, tha icem of the righting laat Oe
It )* cMlmc| that th** r**bl4 mimhrr*si
arvl th*> *r**rv irmrtl with riff***. The
ioti4btiang to*k in the *hurch*i.
Ihe Amrr, 'ana Hhv .ln<*e energetically
diperwN| the enemy, killing on.l wound
A party of ecoute belonging to the
Twenty-fifth LntG*l Htatea Infantry. lami
ed on the Dlamt of Samar, t ie inhabit.nt*
inl lnaurgentH tiering to the mountain*.
They met with hut alight rev.|et,nre, and
hurneti H town
It la reported that an American scouting
pnrty developer! ,* holy of insurgent* In
•he province of Nneva Ecija, two ekirm
i!hea enduing, In which of the tia
tlven wore killed Similar brush*** hav#
taken pate near Indang and Bilaug. In
Lavite province, and near Ib.-ianc! Huhig
In Zunihaie* province, the Arnett tin* hav
ing two killed and three wounded
Advice* from th I eland of Leyte eay
that (Sen. Modja* hands have been scat
tered and demoralised by Mnj. Henry T
Alien of the Forty-third Infantry, who
has vigorously pursued the Insurgents Into
the mountains, capturing many ntvi tak
ing a quantity of money, rifle.*, ammunl
t!on and store*.
PON TtIF ( lUI. AFHVICK.
(nmmlßaionera Have Been lleslgnaf
el In the rt-il t||ln-B.
Manila. P*pi 34. Arollay, the
chief Justice; Fenor Leon F*epperman. the
recorder; Mr R hurman, Judge Taft and
Mr. Higgins, have been appealed com
missioners of the Philippine civil service.
This morning the commission enacted a
bill designating the line of legislative pro
The commission also, at to-day's ses
sion. established a bureau of statistics
and appropriated S2O.(W> for expenses in
curred by the War Department In the
KIDV%M*< IF I IIARUKD.
Ferlons € nmplainf Against Mdtee
C on* Id Camp.
Atlanta. Sept. 3.—Charges have been
flied wtth tie Prison Commission of
Georgia by Soii'ltor J. TV. Kdmondson. of
Brooks county, against the Mcßee con
v.ct camp manager! in Lnwnde# county,
this state. In the form of affidavits from
prominent cltiaens. to the effe.'t that the
MclUf brothers have kidnaps Innocent
men and women and made them work
uixWlt irmol guards for an indefinite
It Is charged that one practice of the
M Rre itimp has been to employ “trap
i per*" to arrest Innocent negroes passing
through the county and without the form
of trial to Imprison them, and put them
XEGHOE6 1% I f*l.l ill MOB.
Animoolty Grew 1 Out tif n Serious
Fight ut Via sport. Fla.
Mayport. Fla., gept. 36—Trouble of a
serious nature Is not Improbable between
a large force of negro laborers engaged
in work on the docks and railroad* here,
and the white people of this community.
Pun.lay lust Henry Tillman, a negro
and a while man had a terrltic fight. An
imuetty between the races became of It
and through hutted discussion caused n
hitter feeling to exist. Monday night a
mob of whits men went to the house oc
cupied hy Tltlman and bombarded It with
shotgun*, pistols and other weapon* until
the negro was driven out. He wa* taken
hy the white men to (he wood* near by.
where he was strlpiied and severely beat
The negroes are in nn ugly humor
Sheriff Broward wilh several deputies la
here. To-night there Is quiet.
IM RKiIK IV POP! RATIO*.
Almost the same In ISA t itles as
Shown hv Census of IBM.
Washington. Sept. 26.—Statistics have
been compiled si the census bureau, based
on the populations of large cities which
have Nen announced up to the present
lime, which show a most Interesting fact
In relation to the growth of elites. They
demonstrate that the 143 largest elites In
the I'nlted State* numerically Increased
In population from !89u to 190 almost ex
actly a* they did beiween 16S0 and I*9l>
These 155 cities Increased their population
4.T06.W7 from I**l to I*9". and 4.627.93.1 from
ISStn to 1660. or Just 78,154 less during the
latter than In the former period
Of eoitrse. when the aggregate percent
ages of Increase of the population of these
IS* during these two period* are
comtutred. they show that the percentage
of Increase was considerably low. r In the
last ten years, because the Increase Is
compared with n larger population In 1900
than It was In 1990.
DE ITII 111 I STHIV HI 1.1. KT.
Verdict of Coroner In t use of Vlluer
Killed hi Posse.
Shenandoah, Pa.. Sept. 26,-The Inquest
in the case of John Konttskie. the Pole
killed Friday during the attack hy mrlk-
Itig miners on the sheriff and deputies wa*
hriTHhed to-ntgh* The. jury rendered a
veedict that he eame to his death hy a
stray bullet from ptstal tn the hands of
one of the sheriff'.* i>Q**c t
TEVAA' I.OA9E* 618H.866.
Caused hr Atorros und Flood* Winer
Fort Worth. Tex. Wept. 26 -I*>*”* caus
f<, by the storm and flood* In various arc
aton* of the state since the fialveston dl
,mer arc estimated at JI.WVW- The Dv
ma are UU ruin*.
SAVANNAH, GA., THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 27. 11HH).
HANNA SAW MORGAN
EFFORT TO RHINO ABOUT A SET
TLEMENT OF STRIKE.
REPUBLICANS ARE WORRIED.
DKSIFD TM4T 4NY AKTTLIitIBIIT
HIM III.Fa\ |IKAt IIKI).
Morgin and Hanna Said to Hr Work.
In* Hand In tilinr % tu That Fad.
Frnator Hanna K*adrd thr Irruf
%% hen Irlafil thr Mattrr-Nr
l*hllran Leader* t onfrrrrd \houi
the Strike— Han nit la Milking Nuut
New York Bept. S4.—'Tha Times will
Nenator Hanna made another visit to
the offices of J. P. Morgan A Cos., in Wail
street tester day which was more pro
tracted than Ids call on Mr Morgan the
•iay lefore A confer* nee was held at
Mt. Mo.gan s office* wh.ch was attended
hy all of the presidents of the coal rail
roads except President Olyphant of the
Delaware and Hudson, who Is ill.
Mr Morgan is working band In glove
with Senator Hanna to bring about a
s*ttlement of the anthracite coal strike
and a repor; got abroad In Wall street af
ter the I'onference that the strike had
Presid nt of the lackawan
| na. discussing the settlement report.
“There is not ;t word of truth in it. As
a matter of fact we are no nearer a aet
; tlement to-day than we have ever been.
; We started In lo fight the miners’ union
and we propose to continue that flght to
"A* for the report of a conference of
the presidents, I do not .ure to
say anything übout It one way or the
other. Certainty there Is no settlement,
. .inter.-nee or no conference."
The strike. It I* sold, was discussed at
lb puhllcon national headquarters yester
day at a conference tieiween Henator
Hanna. Senator Hcott, Treasurer Cornelius
N, Hits*. .Joli|.i H Manly and K. 8,
Gibb*. Before the meeting K- 11.1 tors Platt
und Depew of this state, and ib nator Pen
rose of Pennsylvania, were consulted. The
session last.-I more than two hours.
Hanua Was Reticent.
Senator Hanna was very reticent when
asked shout what was being done to set,e
the strike and professed to know nothing
"But you went to see J. Plerpont Mor
gan. the head of the coal syndicate, ye*,
terday and to-day to see what could be
done about a settlement, didn't you?" the
Senator wa* asked
"I was at Mr. Morgan's offlee," said the
Senator, "hut 1 went there to aee a man
from St. Paul.”
"Have you been Informed that a settle
ment has been reached?”
"No." Senator Hanna an*wered. "I have
heard that some of Markle's men have re
turned to work, but about all the Informa
tion I have is who* I glean from the news
It is reported, however, that Senator
Hanna Is not only doing all In hi* power
to end the strike, hut that he almost suc
ceeded In averting W before It was order
ed. His efforts would probably have been
successful, but for the interference of a
self-constituted committee that upset his
STRIKER* ARE HOMMYG OFT.
Is Vet There Appears no Chanter of
Philadelphia. Sept. 26.—Thla wa* the
tenth day of the miners' strike and as
yet there Is no Indication of surrender
or concession on either stda
In fact no overture* looking to a settle
ment of the differences have been made
by either the strike leaders or the min#
operators. Various proposition of a set
tlement by arbitration have been pul for
ward by fierson* not directly connected
with the mining business. Gut thus far
practically no progress ha* been made tn
A tro-t noteworthy feature of the ssrtke
Is the remarkable good behavior of the
strikers up to this time, espe-tally when It
ia .onstderde that the elatm Is made that
upwards of over PP.fmt mine workers are
idle 111 the anthracite region.
There have, of course, been a few dis
turbances, but none of a character at all
serious with tty exception of the one at
Shenandoah on Friday laat, when a
striker wa* killed during the clash be
tween a number of striker* and a sheriff's
%n Connection With Wtrthr.
Affair* were quiet to-day throughout the
region. A shooting affray occurred near
Scranton, tn which three men were
wounded, but the participants, who were
Italians, were all strikers and the affray
had no connection with the present strike.
The Cambridge mine at Shenandoah
closet! down to-night and the Schuylkill
region Is now practically tied up. there
being but few mines at work In addition
to fourteen of the thirty-nine collieries
operated by tne Philadelphia and Reading
Company. Some few mines are working
In the Lehigh region, hut In the Wyoming
and Lackawanna region* mining I* almoat
at a standstill
The state troops will remain In Schuyl
kill county and In and about Shenandoah.
I,ut a* yet thetr service* have not been
called upon for tho suppression of disor
The Governor ha* not yet compiled with
the request of the sheriff of Luxerne
county for troop* and the sheriff experi
enced no difficulty with the strikers to
TROOP* MIT VEE DEO V BT.
Darkle Ritters Trying to Adjust
Hazleton. Pa.. P' -The request
Mil ye*terday by Shenff.yl.rvev for
iroopz. although not refused, wzs not
granted by Gov Stone
The sheriff and the state oBR-tals at
Harrisburg, however, have an understand
ing between them, and If the necessity
arises soldier* will be thrown Into this
region. In short order. If this be done the
Unit to grrlv* would probably ha one of
the icmni.tiMiß now stwtkmcd a*. Bhenan
The sb'T.ff had a long talk with Adjt
Gen Btewart over the telephone, arwl they
•greed that in view of the calmness now
pretailing ihroughiiii the Drhtgh Vg.lv>
It woukl he Inadvisable to send an ainn l
tor* e here at this time The sheriff to
day give out the folk*wtna for the Infor
mal hmi of the clllirtia ot tills legion •
“The fa t hat I have ailed upon the
governor for help |* true. I have since
been •! • omnium.-ation with him and also
Hen. tk>btn. whoa**ures me tha upon the
slightest overt act hy ihe unlawful as
sembling of men that he will h*.ve troop*
here within an hour, and also assures me
that they will stay unit! .ill the trouble Is
There were no dt*turhan>'ea reported In
this region to-day. Humors of contem
plated marches of strikers are constantly
In ctr* ulyiUun lug as far as con be learned
there is no ttuih in any of them. The
march early yesterday morning from
Cranberry to Derringer was kepi a secret
until the starltnc time and the striker*
may again ge< away on a similar march.
The sheriff Is kept well Informed of every
move the strikers make In the way of
marching end wdl try to he on band hi
every Instance to sec that life and prop
erty Is not placed in Jeopardy.
Three strikers were arrested by coal
aml Iron police to-day charged with un
lawful assembly and tre*|>a*eing. while
wMlking a'ong tha rallioad tracks on Le
high Valley Coal Company property, be
tween this company’s No shaft and
No 3 slope in the eastern part of the
* ity They were released after a hearing
I rPIR at Markle Mines.
The cilsls at the mine* of O R Markle
and Cos., has lieeti reached There were
many empresslons among ihe men to-day
* f diraatisfactlon against some of the
firm's answers to fheir demands The
principal grlevwr.ee of the men is the
wage scale. They ask for only about
half of wtat the Cnlted Mine Workers
are demanding Operation# at the Markle
collieries were *ti*|eii'ted to-day Sul that
the •mployvs eould h dd meetings to dis
cuss the firm * answer The meeting was
held In the forenoon and this afternoon
the committee .• fnpo>ed of employes of
the several Markle mines made known to
the Arm the dv son of the employes
The> accept the Arm's proposition In re
gard to the hoisting of men from the
slope, acquteace In the refusal •<* the |*y
of engineers by the hour, and waart to ar
bitrate all the other grievancet^Txroptlng
* hone relating to eem*-mnthly pay. and
th* location of powd* r hotises. whl* li have
teen adjusted by the an-wer of Markle At
Th** men also derided to remain m work
landing the ar hit ration negotiations and
agreed to ask the firm to “deduct from the
pay of each family that returns to work
their quota for the pavrnetit of the arbi
trator selected by the men "
Judging only by the talk of the men.
It took* a* K a considerable nurnldr of
men will not go to work to-morrow morn
ing The force of men at each of ihe
Markle elopes Is now very short handed
The firm for the time being refused ro
discus* anything In connection with its
Lug a r Cudll* k. genera! superlntei dent of
Co*e Brothers A- Co.’* coiitertes, who was
<rreated yesterday on the complaint of
Peter Gallagher, a striking mine worker.
f Freeland, was to-day fined The su
perintendent Is charged by Qa'laghcr with
driving his horse Into him and otherwise
annoying him. 'udllck refused io pay
the fine, and will probably take the case
BLOOD*HKD A*to\. HIAKRg.
Several Italians tAounded In the
Scranton. Pa.. Sept. 26.—The first blood
shed width may he laid to the strike of
the miners In the loickawanna region, is
reported this morning, from Sibley, a min
ing settlement at the foot of the moun
tain* tn Old Forge township, alsiut six
mile* from Scranton.
Three men were wounded In the row.
In which about twenty revolver shot*
were fired. The participants wen ail lon
ian*. nnd wric ta L> men who had. be
fore the strike began, been working tu
Jermyn No. 1 mine, near Kandham. a*
non-unlonista, hut who became member*
of the I'nlted Mine Worker* two week*
Previously there wa* bad blood between
these men and others of their own nation
ality who hod been on strike at Jermyn'*
mine for six months, and several clashes
occurred, latst night the men got Into
a fight on the roadway near Harbertown.
Revolvers were dtawn hy several men ami
when the battle ass over three were down
In the road, one so badly wounded that
Dr. Timlin this morning has little hope
for hi# recovery.
Several arrest* have been made, ami
Squire Foley, who la principal of the OKI
Forge School, committed the arrested men
MILL MORTGAGE THE I 111 lull.
If Strikers Suiter Ike Proceeds Will
Me Give* Them.
Sliamokm, Pa., Sept. 36—Rev. John C.
Konstaklcvlrz. pastor of the KtiMlan
Greek Church here; ami vicar general of
the United States, sprung a somewhat Im
portant and certainly unexpected surprise
He announced that In the event of the
strike continuing until suffering and des
titution put In an apia-arance, he ami his
rongrettotton had arranged to mortgagr
the whole of their church property, valued
a. over 1250 U). and divide the proceeds
among the *uffcrerx, and in the event ol
the strike being continued for a long pe
riod the entire congregation will leave the
PHESIDEATA OF (OIL ROAD*.
•4eld a I nnferrare bat no f'anrlnslon
New York. Sept. 26.—A1l the president*
of the coal except President Oly
phant of lh< Delaware and lludi-on. were
present this aflernoon at a conference
held In the office of J I*. Morgan 4k Cos.
Nothing'-ould be learned from Morgan A
Cos. except the bare announcement that
“no settlement ha* been reached In the
existing difference hetweiAi the toil op
erators and their miner*."
President Thomas of the Erla said prac
tically the time thing Prestd#nt Few
ler of the Ontario and W*'e:n. and
Truedale of the Delaware. Lack] a anna
end Western, declined to be eeen. and
sent out word that they had nothing to
President Olyphant. It Is Mild, did Oct
.attend owing to an JndtspoeUloo.
WAITING ON POWERS
lAATNimOMff TO kI\PTMU € OA
taten abf. m:i n i r.
OUR TROOPS SOON TO MOVE.
OMal At VI HI % AM) IT % 1.1 JOIA 1%
Prince Tuan's F.levatlnn Is t unarmed
and Ma> • mill*ai•• Halters—< list*
lee t ndnuhtcdly llnr Isitravlinn*
in Send Tmup* t> Manila by This
Time—War Is F%|iretrd in t hiss
and the I tilted Stales Will Nsl
Take %*•% Hand In It.
Washington. Bep 91—One helate.l dl
laich from lien t'haffee, relative to th*
<*ondlikMi in ivktn ai the 21st mat., was
made public to-day.
It is apparent that our government ia
again in a wolfing attitude, after having
made the important move toward a reduc
tion of the American troops |u China, an
Gen. Chaffee pad not received the de
pa rtmet* • Instruction* when he *rnt hts
message, mad.- public to-day. but without
doubt, now has |t in hand Ilk* offer to
escort 14 Hung Chang was In conformity
with the expressed purpce of the statu
department to facilitate In every proper
manner the Juumey of the Chinese vle
< roy to I'ekin Still. It !* now regarded
as Just as well that the offer w.ie de
clined and the resfmnelblllty lor lal's safe
ty left with the Russians.
Inst ruction* Held Ip.
Tha Instructions to Minister Conger to
establish relations w!h LI and Prln •
Chin* are wtIII held Up here It la be
ginning to appear that the porpoce of tna
doly l to ascertain ’more clearly the
plans of the Powers In whose Interest, as
well as In our own. Mr Conger was to
endeavor to bring at*ut negotiations for
a settlement. If It shall appevr that th**re
is a dt*|iosiFon on the part of any on
aid* ruble pru|H>rtlon of them to object in
advance to the well-meant Intention* of
the Lulled Ht ites government to bring
about a conference and negotiations in
which they could participate Oil equal
terms with our own government, with the
purjiose of terminating the Chinese diffi
culties. then Mr Conger * instructions
may require recasting.
Watting on Other Power*.
It might be regarded as useless for him
to arrange for a meeting of the Powers
with which the former do not cars
to attend, owing to entirely different pur
poe*4 from those animating the Lulled
States, and there probably Is no dispost
tkm to subject our minister to humiliation
by a flat failure which might be antici
It I* also possible that the news rela
tive to the advancement of Prince Tuan
to a |>o*!tion where he might Influence
the negotiations is regarde*! as worthy of
attention, and that our government may
delay proceedings as long as he stand* In
the way. The State Department has not
been officially informed of l’rince Tuan's
UUI ITALY AAD %l ATRI A.
Wo Other rnnrri in Full Accord
With Grruiany'e Plan.
Pari*. Sept. 36—It la asserted from ex
cellent dtptcmallc source* that Italy and
Austria are the only Power* which have
replied faun ably and uncondlt tonally to
It is certainly a fact that the replies of
Russia and Franc arc almost Identical,
advocating the punishment of the origi
nator* of the anll-furelgu assaults, but,
not making their surrender an absolute
condition of the pear - prcllminarhv
Japan take* a middle course, leaning a
It tie more strongly toward* Germany,
while Great llrttaln decline*.
A powerful argument used against Ger
many's position wa* It* establishment of
the precedent that It would permit the
Power* In future war* to demand per
sonage* considered hy them to Ire guilty
leader*, and that their ftunlshmntt lie d<-
to Trained before peace negoi tattoos are
PR lAt E Tl 1' ELEA ATl!**.
llms Hren Made President nf the t Hl
ncse Privy Connell.
Washington, Kept 26—It I* stated tn dip
lomatic quarter* that de Untie ami offi
cial Information hsa been received that
Prince Tuan ha* been optiolneid president
of the Privy Council of China Instead of
grand secretary, *• was flrat reported,
and that a number of other Chinese offi
cial- prominent In the recent uprising have
been similarly honored.
The Chinese minister hae not been ad
vised of Prlnre Tuan's appointment, but
he expressed he belief at ratling at the
titate Department to-day that the report
probably was true.
The position of president of th® ITtvy
Council I* said to he one of foremost Im
portance. similar *o that of secretary of
state or premier.
TALK OF GEMMAA ITTITIDK.
Post It ti nions Honors for Antt-Fnrelgn
London. Sept. 27. 4 11 a. m—Th* China
question la again In the phase of dis
cussion of th® stability of the European
concert an t the likelihood of Germany
finding It convenient to modify her ag
According to th# Yokohama correspond
ent of the Dally Mall. Japan assents to
Germany'* proposal, hut at the same time
strongly urges that there should ha na
prolonged delay In th* negotiation* The
same authority *aya that Japan would
decline to lollow Ge many In pursuing the
Imperial court into th* Interior of China
From Shanghai comes th* announce
ment that an Imperial edict confer* post
humous honors on the antl-forelgn high
commissioner. LI Ping Hng, who com
muted gulrida after the evacuation of
Tung Chow, and Chung Y. the late Km
pvror’s father-in-law who killed himself
aft*r th* Kmreror and Ktnpraas Regent
Chinese papers ft> that order* have
been Issued fvi th • erection of anew im
|erlal |a*a<e at Bln tJan Fu They al-'
n**ert that Li Hung Chang ha* starlet
for IVkin. et.'ortcd by Russian an I Js
l*anee trumpe atwi that Lu Chuan Lin
ha* been spfmtnted viceroy of Canton
Bhotig’s Yamcn ronflrtn* the tumor that
LI Hung Chang h.i receive*! secret ordet*
to attempt lo apture Pekin.
I describing tle dlsonler* In the vicinit y
of Canton. ib llong Kong correspondriit
of the Time* wiring yesterday, says:
'The American church In the suburb*
of Canton has been destroyed and the
Catholic rhutch at To Krni Hang and
the foreign oemHery there have been des
• IFLF.ItFD Fat OUT ro C3AVIL LI.
Hut the I lee roy Declined Ues. t liaf
fee'a TANARUS nder.
Washington, B*qa 3H Th# following has
been received from Gen. Chaff* e:
“Tkku. Bept. Adjutant General.
Waahlngt<vr Bept, !1, No. U A knowl
edge your number th Leave for Tien
Tain this aftern on Will be absent sev
eral days. Lt Hung ('hang st Tien Tsln.
l nderstand start* here on. Have of
fend him escort, declined, country v**ry
quiet, good order In l*kln Chaffee.”
| The dtpat< h from Gen. Chiffee has no
• Ist*, showing that li tame from Pekin,
but War Drikartmonr offlrl:;la ire *atD
fled Drat It wi* rent from the Chinese
Hl>*MA\4 KII.I.FD ’i.ffMNi.
Mepnrta of Inl laer iel mm• e Flanghter
Frm Mm rkwniig.
London Bept 27 The T.iufk print* cot
respondMic from Nlti t wang declaring
that the Russians have killed Indiscrim
inately between fifteen hundred and two
thousand Boxers aid Chinese elvllian**.
men. women and children, both Inslda and
outside of the walls.
The correspondent adds that from all
sides comes reports of the violation of
wornep and fh.it Ihe Uuslans are I'arrylng
out a policy of destruction of property
and the extermination of the people In
Khl Chau. Nearly all the village* have
been burned and the Inhabitants killed.
For some days the correspondent de
clare , the soldiers and Cossacks, have
been allowed to do what they like, and he
think* the annexation of Manchuria la In
TRY IAG TO WIA FAGL AAD.
Germany Denies the Beeetpt nf Any
Berlin. Bept 3R loite this afternoon the
; correspondent of the Prcua in
Berlin ahoseed Ihe German foreign office
n private dl*pafch from latndon asserting
thnt lard Balisbury had Informed the
German ambassador to Great Britain that
! the rep|v of tlin Br;tlh government to
the German note would agree with that
lof the Cnlted Htatrs.
The foreign office thereupon reiterated
the statement that this an* rtlon was
positively false Upon attention being
called to the fact that the dispatch In
fptealkm did not claim that the sllege.Trh
for (nation had k**ri received from the Ger
man AmtMsxador, 11 hlicli foreign office
official read the advice* fr.an ths German
amba*-ador himl then sakl
•’Lord Balisbury ha* asked for a few
days lu which to consider the matter, de
siring to procure certain Information be
fore gi\tng a final reply. No answer has
yet been given, at least no formal an
swer. There ha* ben some oral discus
sion between Lord Ballsbur> and Courß
| von Hatsfeklt. the German amhae*alor.
but. |t Is not true that <treat llrltaln bus
finally replied In tin* same tenor as Ihe
! Lrilled Btates.”
This repeated emphasising publicly of
1 the non-receipt of a formal answer lias
dee|ened the irupr< **lon that the London
advices of the Associated Press are cor
rect. the oplidon being that the German
foreign office still el'.tig* to the hope of
winning England over.
1 LTIM ATt H AllT FYPKt TftO<
Hor> Abottl lirmaai Is fllarredllrri
Indon, K'pt S*.~Thr Hrlt'eh authorl
tle* dlxredlt the rc|KTt lhat (larmanjr
will iweiont tin lutlrnamm to I’hHu and
Intimate llial II wa* probably concocted
at Hlangltal with Ihr obje l of cauetng
friction between Germany arid (treat
llrdaln ard Ihim deltylrtt united action.
The nVlalt of the (Irrman embassy,
declare the "ultimatum story,’" to be ab
Wttt KNPICI TKlf IN CHINA.
Itraaon* for ItfMinlaa the American
Troops Ml liner,
Washington. Kept 2*.—lt In believed that
Gen. Chaffee. being at Tien Tain, haa by
tbin time received it*c Instructions cabled
him ynaterday relative to Pekin lo execute
the order It will be Monday at leant lie
fore he can leg n the movement toward
It la thooglit here that with a view to
preventing any possible mlnunderatandintr
be ban acquainted the military repreaen
tallven of Ihe Powern at Tien Tain of the
projected withdrawal of the American
fore an. Thin la deemed more necennary
hecauae of the pomlblllty of ihe appear
ance of Kleld M irnhal von Wahleraee at
Taku nr Tien Tain at any moment. It la
desirable lhat the change of Ihe atalun at
the American trnopn ahall have taken
place before he appear* on Ihr ncene.
The rapid trend of event* In China to
ward actual and formal war which la re
garded aa cerialn to follow n refunal on
the part of Germany and tome of the oth
er continental power* to enter Into nego
tiation* for a settlement with China, la
regarded here a* JtlMlfylng the decision of
the Btate Department to withdraw the
American troop*, now that the purpoee for
whleh thee troop* were *ent Into China
ha* been accomplihed
A* to the m lltary plan* already laid
down, they will remain unchanged. M la
raid, here If the belligerent power or
power* elie upon Pekin the American
mlnteter will allll remain there and Gen.
Chaffee's legation guard will May with
him. but taking no port tn the war. The
power In possession can find no valid ob
jection lo the picao.e of title legation
DAILY. D A YEAR.
b CENTH A COPY
WEEKLY 2-TIMEB-A-WFEK.H A TBAR
TRUSTS HIS THEME
IIHI I > Gl\ FA tIBJFf T LFFFOA IN
YKHH Pk 4 I ITY,
ARGO STARCH CO. ABSORBED.
INDEPENDENT Dll PHONPEHOI *.
HIT JOINED Till. THt T.
#nll Rrn#shi h llinrnp) R.H.ral In
\nnnl ll*r H,l, of I Im- I’l.iil—llnnr
Tra.l. o|>pth 1 r In |H* IHhlv##|.
i,p .if I.Ml>r— .|Mrrh l,n.ik-.l F'nr
n.nl •' Mh Inlrrr.i on %**unf
nf fhi* 1,.0*01 %1 1*- 1 Inn nf Y'rnaf
N-tir#hn 'Mv, N-*>. fi-pt B-Wllllan
J llr> mi ;x>k<' in it Inrxr cmwtt her* lA
nlxln Tin- #i>ee< h wna l>lie.l fornrttr.l
lo wiih inn* 11 iniere.l, tMv.un Mr llrpAll
hn*l thnt he wotikl *len) will,
Ihe Iriitl qn.*lloft - nffei*feil hy Ihe #tUt
limtlf ulenl l>y Ailnrney Geneml Mmiiit,
In nnnu! Ihe ulr nf the Argo fitnrrlt
Work, of lt<l# cliy In Ihe Naikmal H’.areh
t'mnpMny, popul.irly kottn ni* the ttiatch
Mr llryan came .lotvn from IJncnln Ihl#
#fterttoon ur *■ a. .'iii|nie,| by Mr#.
Ilryan mid i-r-itm 1 fri* it, awl n*#n by
quite a numlnr of auptmrter# Iron l.ln
i'oln, owl other town# *m the way. T#
party w met ni the rllrna*| biuiloii by
t,i >r three nut* hln* iltlbn awl ny a
Inrge minilar f other .emitter*. wli (•
-*f le.l 111. m |u their l|p>tel.
There were nnt ninny unfrlenilly Inlerrup-
Hem#, hut evwlently e*m** Wei been expeet*
eil. fer prevb>u In the m**llnx Ihe Mayor
ot the rlty teaueil nn nr<ler ##ylnx that
• her hud l>een rumor# of trouble nml
warnlnf .ipfulnet It.
Th# mennm na# hell In the Court
H*iiie yrouml- n1 the people #ino*l uwler
fbe tree# nn*l much of the lime In Ihe r n
while Mi Ilryan #tmk* lie pliniKwl Into
ihe local treint qiicjptlon at the very lie.
alnnliiK of hi# apeech. ll* *|H>ke In part ••
'A pionilnefit ltepuhll*'n h# crii#m|
ihe Deatwrat# of repreaentl:tr the fore*-.
<*f luwlesenenN. | mention Ihl# hecniuie
the Republic in# nf Nibr>k City hv*
met uinl prnte.teil hrmliu! the enforce
m*nt tf • HtatU'e of the tate of Nebm#-
k# nml # lte|utilii #ii jmlxe wn# *-h#lrm*m
nl lit*’ rreolutlpti# commluee While the
meetltqt *. cile*| tiun-p#rtl#n one.
It# purpeae ki> puiely pclltlcal and It
I. worth while to note lhat the Republi
can# #eem be:ter ehie lo nnforoe etalute#
•##lu#i p-lty offender# than they are to
enforce etalute# n#etnl gnat Corpor
'The attorney #e*erl he- wumeneed
urnceeillng#, not to <|e#troy a lore! menu*
f.clurlrit e-t#b|lehm>nt. hut to |>revent
the mamifip'tiirliKt e*lahll#hment from en
terltif Into a truet In Ihl# connection R
my he will to note the different #tep
which heve been token The Arfu Mm nil
fociurlnf I'ompany of Nebraak# City wee
# pto-perouM oorp>r#tl n. A# evidence of
thi# prosperity 1 quote from the Coneer
vatlve (ptihllehrd by ex.Rei'retery of Ay
ri< fill tire J Hlerllny Morton) of NehraekA
I'll). May ISt. IK) Here I* what the Con
•etvat ve ##>•:
'■ ‘Therefore, when the Ogntervdltn
point# w th |irkle to fhe Aryo factory at
Nehrn*kn City, whl*’h turn- out thirty
ton* of t#r> h every twenty-four hour#,
tlnili market# ther*fore #nd u*re#fully
compete# In America und Europe with th#
National Htarcti Truat, li I# not In exten
iintion or inlilyiiHnii of any view* ex
preeeed heretofore. It I# merely Irrefuta
ble evidence of the f#* i that no romhtne
or * opllel cun crub out a well-tnnn#d
private concern. Nebmeka City, lu U# ce
real mill# and Aryo factory, ha# two #ur
ceaaful plnnt# whl- h no Hurt ha# ■* yet
lieen able to bu>, bully or wheidle They
plainly lllufil the fact that Intelllyenf
*ii m pe* It lon con enter the rnirhet#
ayulruit nil trust* and triumphantly win
I ru-t Denounced ftty Morion.
"It will he seen Hint the National march
I’ompany I# denouncr*l ## a truat and the
Conaervatlvi <|e* lure* lhat the Argo Com
pnny wn# able to compete with the trust
m l that n t I runt hud ye! leen able lo
buy. bully or weedle the Aryo I'ompany.
"Almul the llril of Heptember of l**l.
a few month* after the editorial comment
which I have )u#t rent, ihe Aryo Con*
pany Jrtned the I'nlttd H trch Com
pany and the Con ervatlve of Mept.
11. nuts, quoted an article from the t'om
merrUl and Flnan<-Ml World, from which
1 take the followlny extract:
“ 'Ever *lnce the *tnr* h trust or Nation
al H'ltr* h M-mufa lurlny I'onii-.iukheynn
liealnes# there has Itwui tall* g Ihoon
manufacturer# of starch who remain out
side of It. of *hc formation of a strory
comtictlllvc oryanlsnllon. and this, we
have now the idensure of rceordlny. ha#
■t lenyi h lieeii liruuyht to paa*. There
ho* Just been oryaolaeil uti.ler Ihe lan •
of tbs Unit of New Jews) wlih • ipWal
of B,fltm. a powerful concern, under the
ty.e of Ihe United Hiutch I'omptny, whl 'h
I# a consolidation or lomblnallon ot the
only four starch mnniifncturlny cotieerna
In (lie United mate# that are not in tha
trust me O-weyn Htarch Factory, inn
American Glu<*oec Company of Ruffalo.
Gilbert H Grave**; Ihe Aryo Manufactur
ing Company, of Nebraska city. Nrm.. Joy,
Morton A Cos., and the ttloux City, lowa,
tliarrli Works, ownnl by iluryeu ,md Cos.
These .’oncern# are the larycst awl moat
ibjlMirt.int ninmtfacturers of fine yradm of
slttri’h In the Unite*! fhales, awl their
trail##*mm* ore In flic .utxrcyate of enor
Finally Hot Into Ihe Trwnt.
"About a year l iter, that I# In Auyuat
or Heptember of thl* year, IWn the third
nlcp was taken and (he United Ktarch
Company Joined Ihe trual. First, we
have an Independent company, yrovrln*
and prospertny upon It# merit#; second,
thl* Independent company Join# other
companies to tlyht the stitreh trust; and.
third, thl# Independent comiomy, with b#
aasocloies, Jo.n* the aturch trust ami mm
licltloii Is at last destroyed. If any cHl
aen of Nebraskn C:ty think# tlbit Ihl#
starch company I* not n truat let him
reed the extract* from the Conservative,
which I have quoiid and he will find lhat
thl# oryanlsiMkin hit* been recoynixed nt
all lime# a* a ru#t.“
Mr Hryan then quoted extensively from
edttorl.il article* In Mr Morton'a Con
servative ohowlny hostility to trusts,
c. itmw tinny In a yeneral way. Mr. Bryan
"If the people of Nebrask# City defend
tha xtarrh trust they must be rmparnd
to defend all th* other trust*, for It I#
Impossible for them to destroy truat* lo
cated elsewhere and defend a trust locat
ed In their own city. Ara the people of
Nebraska City wllllny to subject them
selvst* and the'r countrymen to the extor.
tlon practiced by all the trusts In order
ACooUuuod oa CUth I’tse.j