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t’"-’ | h EffTILL. Frealdent.
ALL LOOTING PEKIN
elj|m ,l m ITV nn MORE
,„mi i.etkuv ijkafoiled.
cnl y sacred city spared.
rHK spoil-* f **' w * R F 'l'l- TO IIU
l„r,H Oil RIFFRAFF.
tl4r .ion*rlrm Omifil of Partlelpat
( in ihf Plunder—Silver Shoes
(hr inlrlo Principally OUnreit for
rmltf* Have Horn Madr
h! *,,me —UrllMi Arr Ifrld Hru
-l„rl T _ i Ar* Vnrli Gamin lion Hr.
nltir I H Clrar |MW.
j, . fence of th. Associated Pres# i
jvk r > t 7 -The general consensu* of
opirmi. the Amrriran ami Hiltlnh min
IMW , i ciirrals l that seldom. If aver.
)r ~,. sinmry of the world ban iny < Ity
)r,f, re- ■ ompletely looted and gutted
Iht „ j. k r>. and It In mainly due to ihe
~f Iren Chaffee and the Utilise
p-rer* ia.elee. that the Baried City It
r:f Ita? nut suffered the name fain
[ n >„ i most of the members of the em
hio.rr • heir fnmlllen and even the fit a
,,f„r!r. -oink that a great mtriuke vva
■ not lootna It and burning It to
,r.r t r. and They argue that If all the
r . ~f I ihe merchants, banker*. pawn
hfohrr* and even the houses of the very
pr , hue looted and burned why
Ihe-j'.d the property of fhone mainly re
(j. i ill- he saved and held aacrol for
tialr future use.
selling Silver shoe*.
■ ■ -very-day sight to see soldiers,
ramp fo i. wets and members of the
r , -hi is following the Hrmy **llng
h ...i - •• things, parti' uhtrlv me silver
,j,v. which were used as rush, valued
I (Ml • Ilrteen. thirty and fifty do Hare
g-mr-Urg to weight Hundred iloltar
am-hr- were selling for five, hut now
p h.i\e gone up. and silver shoes ure
n i I r tno-thtrds at their value and
-e- things accordingly.
Te* proprietor of Pekin hotel has
h i it I* stated, silver worth over a
C a mlllloei dollar*. at •> cost of
lew !hn fifty thousand.
■ Sikh soldiers have done a lot of
tradlrs- in silver, buying from the- Rus
le- firaply and selling at a profit. A
t-n,-' -rreet Arab from New York has
oil' t ear tLOrti with a capital of noih
** i-.pl unlimited cherk. and no scru
-1,. < r.alever on the subject of his right
Auction sales take place at the British
>*t\on i very afternoon of looted goo Is
tumid in by the traor*. but the prlres are
high f: Itlng some limes more than th*
Ingi ire usually aold for In the store*
In normal times
Ml Waker had In his possession a vaat
ir-v nt of sniff, a large portion of which ’
hi- ten luken from looter*. Gen, Chaf
fee has not yei decided with regard to Its j
■ on. but It probably will be sold j
American soldiers have not been olfl- ,
ell l\ i towed to loot, but only to forage, i
> meins that parlies have gone out
<i . over the American quarter and
t> < i the things most needed by the
such a hs'ddlng. furiilture fer
eirri , etc. .Most of the sold.eis on the
r i j Pekin threw away their blan
l* r • m| ntner Impediments which ren
te "i march under a burning sun un
-I*l , ai night now they wou e| suffer
fmni "id If Ihsy hnd noi been, allowed to
<r- m lerr the necessary covering. It
l* sell Imnan nature If the soldier boys
k 1 .i liny should pick rotiee of ermine,
f■,% skins and other warm furs
b" - than those of a coarser and uglier
s " ■ the most persistent looters have
’.• i . missionaries Recently meeting
®" ei (tve lariloads of furs arsl on
*ve ' -nilure. MuJ Waller asked the
r ‘ ,- by what right he had taken
c and to his astonishment, was
I M they bail neen taken by perm'r
’ M*j Waller. H* Informed the
' rCat In was mistaken. as he
" nw ’ "s' MaJ. Waller, and that he
•io.ll aincate every Irit of It.
’’RUSK FOR IIAMIIUKI.L.
kit t "tuliiet lltrrlna the siege Highly
1/T Oct. 15.—A special dispatch
le-m Pekin, dnled Oct. 11. say*:
h ‘ American legation Id Hung
sksl regret for the recent o ■
" 1 thanked the Americans for
' '■•! treatment of the Chine*, lie
' ' •< r.<iueM that n. < ali i lons lie
'** rni in. Tsung-11-Y'amen Iwo days
' I m exclude Yung I.u from
■ned." aays Ihe Shanghai cor
'■ 1 of ihe Times, wiring yeater
,lie Russians have seised the
' Railway at the terminus of
’* S ' in " and Kwan line This Is the first
(an* have taken on the right
Amur. The KUftMan outh>
""h-rii armies have Joined
kj",' " 11 bg. north of Mukden, there.
'' ill of Manehura easi of the
'*■" ,n 'l a irortlon west of the
1 ' hand* of Rirwela."
.l"ri- n In Time*, con
m,. ’ ' Immatlc description of the
'<•. 'kin. lie expresses the deep
Hn-., ' al ' those confined in the
t< u,. ' lo the "splendkl service*
t. , "brl k O. ilnmewrll, head of
r, . “ '-list mission iKNinl. to w hom
U ,| J ' l"lgiilng and construction
I-. rises, and who carrlesl out
Ale; ' 1 e'ttntrabl# manner Sir Claude
**• 1 .* * M, ntlon*."
teyj the "valuable services"
Vu lfcJ j Squler*. secretary of tne
Waxu.' ’' s I'gallon The Times, com
irJ.'. 'no ly upon Ur. Moir Ison's
.Jr * v *’ k ;
!'.*. "ory Juslltli s In I lie fnlle-t
, M William's attitude to
lot.. " ' hors Of the atrocities It
1 a reasonable doubt the re
7*n, ' ,h '' high officials and the
Tk. , "
'ln.' ' 'I ■ "rrespondent of the
1 wiring Sniiirdny. describes
K,. f tc!ißib, n ,_j n Kwang Tune.
;■ r " Phuan and the Yang le
ti'r. r • 1 *' hlr h are antl-dynastl •
tr un" v 1 I
riao. I* successful In th*
. r ' * ' " ' • rrsepondent. "ar.d h 1
Her V. ‘ ll* 4 * ovfr ll * Yang-tse re-
T ->- 'e ''Y will by aided by Prince
'•'Mm wJ* ‘ th# Moham
7k. , the northweat. "
'c itin. * troop*, an ordlng
*'"■ K— , , >n * TtaHy Chronicle from
l “'kl "i k. l '” l ’''•••'flay, have reeap
“U, on Last river, where Sun
Satiamuil) Mornimj Krtos.
Vnt Brn. th# reform* r. Imu raU*l the
fla*; and h** *a4t#r#o th*
Th* titan<UM publiahH* mail
from Tien Tain, tflvin* a lint of :a locu
ni**ntp that *#r# m tm* > of
th* viceroy Mfi#r th. .4|>tur# of th# ctly.
Th> foil Hi#.* th** h4tid of th# corre
.’*ponil#ntj* before th# mlittary authorltt##
hfid ia#a thr >-am#n Th#n# tncluri* re
for moitt y ||il to itox#r g#oer.l#
for KupphiMi to th#lr trx>pit of #very kiml.
r#iortfi of a’iion nnl Iltitu of caaualtt##
•*rwl to g#r#ral# and th# fam-
Ul# of th# Mlfod, all <*l#arly proving that
th# authorltl* * nmlntalnetl the Box#r
movement by invinh •'jn*#i;liture,
whit to mi: im\Kr
Tb# Qeeatlon I* Trinbllnji th** Far*
rlanrra In i'rkln.
(Corr#apond#nr# of th# A>*aoclat#il Prrw )
Pekin. R#pi. 11.—The great ijueptton now
heard in Pekin 1* what In th# world going
to To with C'hlna with n> many nations
having conflicting Interest* und opinlona
as to whkiit should h** don#? It Is also a
mistaken Idea to supitose that the Chln#s#
them solve* have t>e#n sertl*l with effec
tually yet. but If Sir Robert Hart proves
* true prophet, there will be a serious
.iffalr b*for- lh b-ginning of November,
by which time th# numerous hands march
ing from th# south will have come to
gether and he more or less under central
control. There will probably be one bat
tle with great lo** to the C'hlnes# before
they realli# th# hopclessns* of further re
Another great question often ak*d hers
Is; Will China prove a gr at battleground
on which will be fought out the supremacy
of Russtn or Japan In this part of the
world? Though the Japanese ha\V the.
general sympathy her# as .gainst Rus
sia. still nearly ail those who have lived
long in China say that they trust that If
th# department of Chi LI. In which Pekin
Is situated. hn to he controlled by Ja
panes* or Russians, that Russia will get
Tho reason for this Is that the religions
of Japan an*l Chino are much alike, and
th# |ieopl•. If th*-y h.ul their queue cut off
•md allowed th#ir hair to grow on the
front of their heads, would not be dlntln
gulshuttle from the Japan**se The ve>llow
lerll would then become an assured re
ality. for with th* modern ideas of the
Japanese engniftel on the Chinese, with
the wealth they could accumulate, the
largest trained army In the world would
be at their disposal and their navy would
be equally powerful, and that, rorobiftad.
the Chines# and Japanese wouM become
the most powerful race on earth.
I'OIJfV GROM IMi I A POFI L%n.
bertiiSii Atannfarturer# Do Xnt Like
the F. ft eel ou Vlll*lne#s.
BerJn. Oct. I—Germany's China policy
I# growing un|*ofular among the great
manufacturers In West Germany, owing
to the severe reaction in business, the af>-
s*nce of orders and th# heavy fall In In
Most of the paper# discus# the "world
empire.'* ihe expression used by Emperor
Wiiitwm in III# speech at the laying of
•he foundation stone of tha imi#*r!al mu
seum at Haalberg. all denying that Ger
many has ad) such Intention, as might
seem lo have leen Implied
The Vo#sl#v'he Zeitung says that th
time has jstsred when mankind generally
will tolerate the hegemony of a single
!*ower. Th- Cologne Gaxette. the Na
tional /fitting, the Ibrliner Tageblatt and
tlM* Berliner Boat give utterance* to sim
Referring to the actkxi of th# foreign
envoy* In f'* -kin, the National Zeltung
"Th# envoy* have #f>oken. The next
step Is to enforce their decision#."
WITH A MIILL BHCORT.
\itn Waldersee Doe# Not Know How
Long He M'lll He In I'ekln.
Tien Tsin. Oct. 14—via Hhanghnl. Oct.
hV—Only a small esi-ort accompanbd Count
von Waldersee and his staff, who lefi
for Pekin at 5 o’clock ihl* morning. Th.*
length of the Field Marshal's stay at the
capital has not been determined, but h#
expect* to return lo Tien Tsin before
cold weather sets In. INwsibly he will
make Shanghai his h#alquart#r* for th#
winter, as It 1# underspmd that th# Ger
mans 'lo not contemplate active operations
after the winter ha# begun.
Th# rapid fall of the Pel Ho Is causing
th# allies to redouble their efforts to rush
supplies to Pekin.
DEFEATED IMPERIAL TROOP*.
giddier# Dewrerated Foreign t.mr*
ml Mere Decapitated.
Shanghai. Oct. 14—From Canton It Is
reported that the Kwang Si rebel# have
d*f#a4ed the imperial troops on the bor
der* of Kwang Tung and that Gen. Hu
~ha* rcsigm-d In con#*qu#n '# of his request
for reinforcement# being ignored.
Home Chinese soldiers desecrated the
4jemetery for foreigners at Nan flhlh Tu,
near Canton, ami the viceroy had the of
fender# dc. li;ttatcd and dismissed their
PAO TI N4* Ft EAPEDITIOA.
powers Are t mirentrullnx Milpa of
Mar at *h#nghal.
Home. Oct. 14 -According to a dispatch
from T.iku to the Tribuna. tha 44Xi>#Jltlon
to Poo Tin* Fu iim# to assure. In #dll
tlon to th# chastisement of the Boxer
chiefs, the exploititfcm of the railway*.
It Is expected to last about forty day*
The Italian cruiser Veeuvlo, th* dlsjoitch
says, hah left Tabu for Shanghai "where
th# Bower# are con- vnt rating numerous
warships In vkw of poMible trouble."
I oart'M I'rogrrM Delayed.
ShanKhxl. Oct. 11 .-Th.- i-r-utr-fi* of the
C*filtiw‘" court towurfi flln-Ku. the new
h*' tM-cn .l.tajcl in c.nscqucncc
of the presence of the ,uppoi>e<l Moham
medan relict* In the province of Shen HI.
Von Wl.lerec mred.
Tien TMn. Oct 14.-Fle|. Marshal Couni
von WaMeraee und hie ,tnfT started thl*
mnrnUip for I’ekln
50 |slhl a OF M HRFIRF.R.
Relief Grow* 1 hoi He I* to or hear
New York. Oct. 14.--No new, hue been
received of the hiding place of William
Sehreiber. Hhe defaulting bookkeeper of
the E'.lsabeihport Bank Ail the noted
rambling retort* aeroa* (he Ailanrlc are
being watched, a* It U though' Bchr*l*r a
love of betting naturally -'li !•* him to
auch place* If he I* In Europe.
The belief grow*, however, that he t* In
or near New York. Detective* te-ely •-
eured Pr*tdeni Heldrttter that they had
clue* which showed that Brhrelber we* In
New Jersey nol far from hi* old homo.
SAVANNAH, GA., MONDAY. OCTOBER 15, 11MX).
TIEN TSIN TEEMED
city was onuirßnwnßn hy
FOUrei OF THE POWER*.
SCRAMBLE FOR STOREHOUSES.
AMERICA** DID MOT OF.T THE HEAT
OF THE DEAL.
llrrman* n-mandrfi a Trarl of l.nml
anil l.arar W arrknuin They Hail
AllonrA thr Amrrlraa* to Car.
Thu Arrr**ltatrl 'That thr Imrrt
ran Hr hrattrrrtl— Amrriran < nr
l>or*l Klllrd and \mtltier sol.ller
Wnundrd h> n Frrnrh Sentry.
(Corrr*|iondn<-e of the A**orU(ed Pre*.)
Tlrn T*ln, China. Sept 17 —With thr
general belief that thl* oily I* to be the
military renter an l bare for the winter,
all thr Power* arr now engaged In n gen
eral wramblf for building* Anything
1 ha: ha* a roof I* now valuable, and every
building In Ihe foreign ronrreslon* which
thr bombardment left raptblet of repair*
I* bring put in *hape for either barrack*
or etorerooma ,
Thl* condition of affnlr* has madr Ihe
*ltuallon here rathrr dedi-ate. and In erv
eral Inelanre* there have been *ome sharp
tnirrrhange* over Ihe jH>#*.-*Blon of prem
l*e*. The Amerlran* have not got thr brat
of th* deal. The foreign city of Tien T* n
I* rum posed of the vartou* ronreeeion* of
thr Power* and what U known loeaU.v n
the "extra ronreaelon*,” lying lo the
ftouthweet hriweert the Vlcioriu Gartlena
and the mud wall aouih Thr Amer Tun
conre**lon ua* •urreruVri’d eeveral year*
ago. and In the present situation thr
American* are keenly feeling It* lor*. The
Kng.lsh and German conceseton* are
prohahly greatest In area, the British,
however, having more and larger building*
than any other.
leatleml the American*.
There te to-day not an unoccupied build
ing In Tien Thin, and ihe rowers are
drawing the concession lines very closely.
A was cabled the Associated Free* early
In September, Ihe Americans were rom
tielled to give tit* to the German* a larjce
irart of land end several very liirge ware
houses fiMed wyh commhaary supplies.
The property was In the extra German
concession and only occupied ui ler suf
ferance. It was understood when the Ger
man commader cosen ted to Its occupancy
that It would be given up on demond. hut
ihe demand has caused the American
army officials no little embarrassment and
inconvenience. A* a result the American
force# are now eraitered. The Fifteenth
Infantry, Col. Moale commanding, and a-
Present senior Amerlran officer In Tien
Tain la located in the buildings and com
pound of the American M.-thodl-t
mission. A quarter Of a mile
further down the Taku road Is the camp
of th# Third Artillery. In the compound
of the property of Mr. Drew, an Amerl
can The marine battalion la quartered In
the building* In the British concession,
the officer, occupying several bouses on
Victoria Terrace. The commissary anil
quartermaster depots are on the Bund, in
the old Tien Tsin Hotel.
Two I 5... >f Friction. 5
The presence of auch a large number
of troops In cloee contiguity, the conflict
ing cujatom* and national prejudice*, make
Tien Tsin a very delicate and Intereating
place Just at present. Thr whole atmos
phere Is charged with the tenseness of
local condl'lons, and the nicest diplomacy
Is constantly bring called Into play to
smooth over little eruptions and the fric
tion natural to such rtrcumstanrrn
Two rventa of thl* week, which were
pregnant wMh possibilities, have been
pleasantly adjusted and have left no ap
parent trace of feeling. One was the kill
ing of Corpl. Hughe* of Itattary D. Third
Artillery, and the wounding of a private
of the some battery by a French sentry.
The whole affair was unfortunate, but an
Investigation disclosed that (he sentry was
not to blame, it appears that the Ameri
cana were oul after dark and had been
drinking They had been halted by a sen
try on the French pontoon bridge, and
disregarding hla challenge, they tried to
rush him. (Jrte of the men fired hi* re
volver. discharging four chambers, when
the isiHry fired, killing Hughes He was
attacked by the second American, whom
he bayonet ted. Inflicting a slight wound
The other Instance was a slight tilt be
tween the British and Russian*. The for
mer had posted a guard over a idle of
wood and hoisted a British flag. A Rus
sian guard, according to report, made an
attempt to setae the wood, also hdating
a flag and threatening to rut down th
British roles*. Gen. Campbell happened
to be on the scene at the time, unaccom
panied. Seeing the gravity of the situa
tion, he asked an American officer to as
sist him. explaining that he feared the
two guards, who were Indians of the
Bengal Lancers, might precipitate trouble
The American consented to remain while
the General sought the Russian com
mander Admiral Alexleff immediately re
called the Russians, when Ihe matter was
explained to him. and apologized for their
action It I* reported oil the men were
COXDITIO* OF VOITSKV.
■•roaecwtlaa War Try In Reawme the
Georgetown. Ky.. Oil. 14.-The condition
of Henry Youtsey la unchanged to-night.
The general Impression Is that the prose
cution avlll make a strong effort to have
Ihe trial resumed to-morrow
qn.es Felt Anxiety.
London. Oct 14—The following an
nouncement appear* to-day In the Court
■ The Queen has been in some anxiety
for a week, owing to the unsatisfactory
accounts of the health of Empress Fred
erick. Report* now. however, are fa
, Krnpreaa Frederick Better.
Kronhurg. Oct 14—The condition of
powagsr Empress Frederick to-day it
Danes Were Liberated.
London. Oct U,—Th# Imareesßon of th*
Princes# of Wale*, say* a dlapatch from
Copenhagen to th# Dally Telegraph, ha*
secured the liberation of aome Dane* who
wsre compelled by the Boer* to light
agatnet th* Brttteh and had been imprl*
i ned at fUmonetown, Cape Colony ~
CAPTIVES WERE RESCUED.
I apt. shield* anil III* Men Tnkrn
From thr Filipino*—Thr Rew
rite Farrr Hid It.
Manila. Oct. IS.—C’apt. Deverrux Hhlcki*.
who. with fifty-one men of Company F.
Tw.nty-nlnth Regiment, Fnlted Slate.
Volunteer Infantry, war capluted by the
Insurgent* last month In the Island of
Marlnduque, was recovered yesterday by
the American rescue force, with all Ihe
member* of hi* party
WOULD NoTdISCUSS IT.
Individual Operator* Hutting on th#
Hill 4 on* |m u Ire—4 onfrrpnct In
Xrw Tnrk Looked for.
Hasleton, Pi., Oct. H—The Individual
ixxl operatorv who <XMild te ne*n her# o
ky declined to llncui<ii the action tk n
by Ihe anthrAclte mlnem' cunven ton gi
K'rnton yenterday. Neither woubl lhoy
i*ay wh.tt ateim the employer* would prob
It In evident from their reticence th*t
the Individual mine owner# are waiting
to re* whoi the large coal-carrying rail
road# that mine ooal will do. It t report
ed In the coal region 10-ntgnt that th#
president# of thene road* will hold a cDif
ference In New York to-morrow for dls
cunelon of the action of the convention.
Then* wan a atory afloat to-day thl
the operator# wMI accept the convention'*
dec tel on. but nothing ha* come lo th# eur
/ace in thl# region on which to baa# thl
The min# worker#' oflMals *#y they are
now again waiting on th# operators nnd
that they will continue to t lom* up th#
'ollerle?i that have teen In oj>eratli>n
wince the strike began, four weak# ag<*
Ther# are many r#porte In circulation that
If the strike continue* much longer. •
break will tjccur In the rank# of th* Idle
lYeeldent Mitchell and his a#eociate#.
however reaaaert their confldSHCS that the
men. both union and non-union, will re
main away from th# mine# until after the
Mr Ik# 1# declared off There Is # fer
prevalent In thl# reglofl that If #ome of
the men do return to work trouble would
probably art## through the effort# of the
#tiik#r# to p*r#uale the men to remain on
All the collier!## that are w*>rklng still
remain heavily guarded.
TERM* SUIT ACtKPYU).
Seems Operator* Bo lot agree to the
Bhamokln. Pa . Oct. ll—The terms of
ihe Scranton Convention are not accept
able to operator* and representative* of
coal-carrying companle* In thl* place and
Mount Carmel. The Heading official* do
not think the altding ca 4" will be abol
ished by the company. whße operators
are averse to idgntng a contract binding
them to pay tha 10 per cent, increase un
No order* have been received a* yet
from headquarter* of any companle* In
structing superintendent* to resume work
to-morrow. Miner* say they will not go
to work until officially advised by Pres
Mill Fay Heading Wage*.
Shenandoah. Pa , Oct 14 —ln an Inter
view with the representative of the A**n
lal.d Press to-night D. R James senior
liartner of th# Cambridge Coal Company,
said lit# mmpnny ha* always paid Ihe
same wagrs a* tgc Phlla.lelphla and Read
ing Company and would be guided entire
ly by the action of that company In rhe
matter of accepting the term* agreed upon
by the miner* at their Scranton conven
IXTO AX OFKX XM'ITCM.
Two Men Killed anil Three Kerloasly
Mounded In n M reek.
Chicago. Oct. 14 —An open switch ai
Eighty-fifth street. South Chicago, believ
ed to have lieen purposely misplaced,
caused the death of two men. serlou* In
Jury of three others and made wreckage
of tha engine and forward part of the
New York and Boston express train on
the Lake Shore and Michigan Southall
The engine waa demolished, and two
mall and two express ear# Were piled up
In a htap. hut the five pasaenger coaches
directly behind the baggage car* did not
leave the track and their occuoants es
caped Injury. The train wa* running for
ty-five miles an hour when it struck th
The victim* were:
Dead: H J. Jerough. fireman of the
train. !* years old. lived at Elkhart, tnd .
caught under the wreckage of the engine
and body cut In half, unidentified man.
a tramp, who wa* stealing a ride cn the
ftrat mail coach, body ground to piece*
Injured: l,ewl* Reynold*, engineer of the
express, live* at Elkhart, Ind , skull frac
tured and Internal Injuries, probably fa
tal; 1,. C nuttner, special officer of th?
railway, left able bruised, not serious:
Frank Morton, operator, employed by the
railway, rut about the head, not serious.
It I* believed that the wreck waa
caused by some person* who had deliber
ately broken the switch. Three lock*
which are used to hold the switch In place
had been broken and could not he found
A dense fog that hung over the cky made
It impossible for the engineer to see th#
signals, and he hnj no warning of tha
CARHYIXG .'10.200 VOLTS.
Great Electrical Feat Aeeompllsbeil
by Henry Floy of Xrvr York.
St. Paul, Minn., Oct. II—A remarkable
aerie* of experiment* waa conducted here
to-day by Henry Floy of New York, who
successfully accomplished the feat of car
rying 30.30 U volt* of electricity through an
underground cable three miles long.
The highest voltage heretofore attatn
e j with this class of conductor was Jfi.Oli
volt*, which wa* secured at Niagara
Fall*, and electrical engineers have long
been experimenting with a view to at
talngtng a maximum of S.OP) volts Th*
cable consists of three copper conductors,
each about the at*e of an ordinary lead
pencil, aach being Inclosed In a paper tube
and tha whole encased in a lead sheet and
diawn through vitrified clay conduits
Th* cabl* I* a part of tha system by
which <h* Oaa Lght and Powtr Com
pany will utllfi* tb* water power at Ap
ple Rlvor. Wl*.. the other twenty-four
mile* of wtro being overhead Asa reeult
of this experiment. Uiay will carry an
average voltage of 24,'kn voits, furnishing
horse power for lighting and power pur
RESTED ON A FARM
RO(MK\ BI.T TtMtR % OFF"
FN4>%! 4 Itt>\\ Ok.
THE CHANGE DIO HIM GOOD.
FBBU %s UKI I. t# O* TIIF. FIRST
Dll OF lilt. 4 IHlMliil^
lion V>tckln#on Wrote Hooe%rlf n
mputhrllo Letter, 4 ondeiitnla*
llr > nn for III# t pon Ihe
Hrw \ ork erwor—lt•# elt Re
plied. It e I fern f I iim III* tnwer |
llryaa*# f'hnrae* Relative t the
lew York lee Trust.
Spring Ht.itton. Ky . Oct l4.~Mere. since
early thl# morning, eighteen mile# from
loeiltigton. Uov. Roo#evelt* #|*#' lal train
hue re#t#*i on a Louisville and Naahvtl'.o
sidetrack The (Witdhlate for Vice Freml
dent* accompanied by lu*#tle Comb#, chair
man of the Republican Htate Central Com
inltlee. Mrs. Combs. Maj Mersey of
Rough Rider fame, and Col Curtis Guild.
Jr., spent the <loy at th# residence of A.
J Alexander, situat'd in the center of a
farm comprising 3.300 acres.
Before leaving Louisville word was gi\
rn out that the iraln would pnx'ee<l at
otic# to lexlnston, but a secret order di
rected that It stop over Sunday In th#
country to enable the Governor to recov
er from th# fntlgue caused by hi# unus
ually hard work of the last few days
The rent brought about the desired phy
sical brightening The Governor*# voice
bos almost entirely lost Its huskiness, and
he says he feels as well as on the flmt
day of th# Early to morrow
morning the spec!#! will leav# for lo##
tngton arriving there at <5 a m
To-night GOV Roosevelt ga\e out an
oi>en letter to Don M Dickinson of Mich
igan. In response to tha following from
“Datrolt, Mich . Oct 11 My dear fllr
Yecrfarday and today Mr Bryan Is speak
ing In this state The pro-Hryan paper
publish*" thl# morning, among other
thlngg, the following report of his utter
" 'Ho talked a hour the trust In every
town he M>oks In mx of these towns to
day th* question wa* fired at Bryan by
Republican* who a*ked him to explain
about tho trust*. H? had an answer that
made Ihe crowd guy the questioner every
time. It was 'There I* a Republican
governor and a Repuhlhhn legislature In
New York, and what have they done io
throttle the Ice trust? Answer me that
But Ihen you know the Republican gov
ernor of New York ha* not time u> bother
with the tee truat. for ha Is too busy out
hare telling you about It.'
"The same charge wa* male by Mr
llryan at length In N*bia*ka. and all 'he
press of the country had your anower lo
It. given. I think. In a *p##ch In the same
state. Every reader of the pep rs
knows of your action aa Governor In re
aped to the lee trust and I am under the
Impression also that you recommended the
legialatlon under which such a true* mUh|
be reached In New York Your frbnd
•' Iron M Dickinson '■
"To Hon Tluodor* Kuo.,evc|i Terra
Gov. Roosevelt's reply, dated E'an*
vllle. Ind.. Oct. I*. follow*
"Hon, Don M Dickinson. Detroit, Mach.
My dear Hlr: I thank you very much for
your letter of rhe llth Inatant When Mr
Bryan taik* a* 1n the quotation contain*.!
In your letter, he simply #ay* wh he
either know# or ought to know to be with
out the slight** foundation In fact He
tnaj* a similar statement In Nebraska
I Ihen answered him and asked htm In
return whether he would pay the obliga
tion# of the government In gold or In ll
ver If elected. H never answered my
question, but a* my statement was prim
ed broadcast, he must have seen It a ret.
therefore, he must knoat that there t* no
warrant In fact for Ihe statement aa to
the Ice truat.
"In my mesas** to the New York leg
islature I recommended certain action
auout truat*. The l-sglsleiur* did no;
act along the line I suggested. bu II did
pas* a vary stringent anti-trust bin In
troduced by a Democrat, and I signed It
"The attorney general I* now proceed
ing against th# Ice trust under this ntll
Mr. froker and hi# fellow etoeknoUlera
In the Ice trust, through their atiopiey*.
are lighting us on technical legal points
through every stage of th proceeding*
Now. aa I say. Mr Bryan know* all
this from my previous answer. He
know* perfectly well that 1 cannot 'sup
press the Ic# trust' In any manner save
by due process of law. and that the at
torney general Is proceeding against It
under Ihe law and l* being hampered by
the delays Inevitable in attacking a cor
poration. well defended by able lawyers
retained as I* natural when the corpora
tion contain* stockholder* an wealthy aa
Mr froker ami hl associate# Mr. Bryan
knows that where the attorney general
la undertaking these proceeding* I have
absolutely nothing to do witfT them. He,
therefore, knows that 1 have taken every
step that can be possibly taken in tne
matter. Under these <lrcumatancea It la
unnecessary for me to comment upon hi*
continual repetition of n statement which
he must know has not (he slightest foun
dation In fact.
'"Whether the Ice Iruat can legally be
dissolved Is a question which must he set
tled hy the court*, and similarly It I* a
question to be settled In accordance with
law whether or not any of the Tammany
bader* who hold stock In It are amena
ble under th* law The Iruat Itself la
certainly one that can be .aid to he a
had trust, dealing as It doe* In an article
of necessity for th* poor of New York
f have no doubt, however, that most
stockholder* have Invested tn It simply as
they would Invest tn any pther corpora
tion The striking point I* that among
the heaviest of these lnetor# appear
the Tammany Mryanlte leader*, who. In
conjunction with Mr Bryan, are loudest
In denouncing the trust* Hypocrisy could
be carried no further than M has hea-n
carried by these men. and their defend
era. In the Tammany etal* convention
In New York they actually
denounced Ihe Ice trust In Iheir
political capacity, while In their prlva'e
capacity they were stockholder* In It and
through their counael were doing every
thing to pros'tnt Its dissolution hy the at
"Mr Bryan I* now going to N*w To k
to be tha political guest of Mr C okar. th*
Ire trust beneficiary H I* go'ng these
io try and halo Mr. Croker get control *f
th# state of New York and bring I* down
to the level of Infamy to which Tammany
government baa reduced the ot'.y of New
York Again It seem* to roe ih#t this
needs no turther comment than l Implied
In the #tat tnent of th# facts
"With hearty thinks for your klrdtws*
1 am faithfully yours.
FINISHES IN OHIO TO DAY.
llriNs W ill Then <•• (o >r# \ ork.
4'anilldnlc Spent Sunday i|lellyr
Akron. O, Oct 14 William J Fry an.
the lem tatli l*rsklential carulfctstc.
spent the day very quietly lie woe th#
guest of Judge tirnnt. and -isld# front
going out to church in th# forenoon, h**
X*tn.itt 1 in iM>r* all day He attended
the West Congreg.iu. i<tl Church and
henrtl a sermon by Rev. J I*. Davis, but
there were no p>litt< l references In th#
sermon, and Mr Bryan was allowed to
come und go as any other visitor.
Tomorrow Mr Itryun will continue his
Ohio tour and will close It with • night
meeting at Cleveland, ifter which he will
l*f\K-e#d to New York During to-morrow
#|s* -he# will lie made nt New l*hllNd#l
pha. AllUiim #. NHea. Youngstown .us!
LeavittNtrg. in allitlon to Cleveland
Mr Bryan has fount his Ohio to ir
comt*ar.ilively restful. H has nt been
required In make so mmy sperclK’S a day.
anl Pi most case* th# spiking stands
have been In the Immediate vicinity of
•he rallorad depots ll# ha# also been
relieved of the constant presence of local
commitl#e# on th*- ttaln The practice In
msf suite* I# for committee* from each
town at which Mr. Bryan Is scheduled to
•to| to meet his train n hour or two !**-
their town Is reach# 1 and rid** In
wHh him The consequence t* that the
train Is generally overcrowde-l. and Mr
Hrvan’s time anl sirengrn overtax#'!
In the Ohio tour h# committee
has iM#n represented, but committees
from th# varlou aiop|Hng places have not
Ihe result being to gtv# th- national can
didate far more uni# for rest and reading
and the preparation of speeches than he
usually ha* The good effect of sM this
care Is seen In ihe physical condition of
the candidate If# now bids fair to he In
excellent shape when h# reaches New
TMK XFtl SOR K ('HUGH 4MMR.
Arrangement# Thnt Have Been Made
for Bryan's Vial*.
New York. Oc>. 14 -William J. Bryan 1*
scheduled to arrive In thl# city, via the
New York Central road, at 2:46 o'clock
Tuemlay afternoon A committee will
meet him. Including Adlal E. ftl*v*n*oii
j ..lid Webster Davis. He will be taken to
the Hoffman House, where suite* have
been reserved Pinner with Mr. Bryan
and Mr Btevenson a* the guaata of honor
will bs served In the Moorish room at 4
o'clock At dinner there will he not mor
than twenty-five persons. Intimate friend#
of t’ol Bryan and Mr Htevenson
The iNirfy will leave the hotel at * W
P m In open carilagea. with a platoon
of mounted police for escort, and go to
Madison Hquare Garden Mr. Hianchfield
and Menalor Mackey will go first too Coop
er I'nlon, where they will nrak After
hla Garden speech. Col llryan will speak
from a stand at Madison avenue and
Twenty-fourth .1 g-- 1 than In Tammany
Hall and then at Cooper Colon Mr Btc
venaon will follow Col. Bryan at each
of Ihe places named.
The Reception Committee will remain
In charge of the distinguished gtu-sf* un
til after the meetings and will Ihen turn
them over to the Htate Committee.
DKMOCII ITIt MEKTIXG*.
Committee M ill M ork for Grand He
eponsee on Ort. 117.
Chicago. Oc-I. 14.—From ocean to ocean
aisl from Great Lake* to Gulf. In every
city, town ami village of Ihe country.
l>cmo rath- metng will be held Oct. 77.
and will he addressed hy the ablest .peak
er* that the scope of this glg-nllc plan
will permit Thl# was the scheme an
nounced t>-lay by the Democratic Na
tional Committee, which already has set
In motion the pr'|aratlon# necessary for
the consummation of auch a project
In the consummation of this plan the
ten* of thotieanrt* of eluhs alfillaied with
or tn-mh<r of the National Association
of Democratic flub* will be asked to lend
808 5 IX THE ICE ROX.
Mllklns Determined That He Mould
succeed In Hilling :*lmclf.
New York. Oct ll.—Henry Wilkin*, a
Nassau street saloon keeper, killed him
self to-day. He wa* despondent over con
tinued 111 heallh.
Wilkin* left his home In Brooklyn In the
morning after kissing hla wife several
times. When he got to his saloon In this
city h* telephoned an undertaker, telling
him n friend of hf was dead and the un
dertaker would probably gel the Job of
burying him At noon he sent a bootblack
with a note to Mrs. Mllklns. and follow
ed thl* with another by a second boot
black tp the undertaker.
The two not te announced hi* sulelde and
brought the wife and undertaker to the
saloon Not being able to get In. the po
lice were brought, and broke down the
door. On the bar was a note which read
"Body In the Ice box “
Mllklns was found dead In the big Ic*
box tn the cellar. The ikor of It was shut
llghl 'and gas fumes filled II
The tiody hung hy n piece of clothesline
and ?nro hook* were driven into a Joist
overhead. A 4T.--allhrc revolver waa tied
about hi# ehsat and a rubber hoae fasten
ed to the gas fixture hung at hla side.
The arrangement of the revolver showed
great care and pain* It was faster* I
with a place of clothllne. the strings of
which hud been unwound and so fastened
to th* weapon as to make it polM almost
directly toward the man's heart A yard
of twine, fastened to the trigger, had a
loop In the other end of It. so as to make
It iiosslble for M'llktn* to slip hi* foot
into It and poll the trigger In that way,
H* had evidently stood on a half-barrel
nearby, adjusting the rope and the r*
volver and hod turned on the gas and
put th* end of the tube In his mouth
He had then stepped off th# half-barrel.
There was a bullet wound In his rhrst
and two cartridge# In th# revolver had
-Q ■ t
Galveston. Oct H— Hogan Sealy. treas
urer of the Galveston relief fund, ac
knowledged the receipt of eonirlhutlone
from Oct 1 to Oot. 17, Inclusive, amount
ing to SIM.U7 Thl* Include* lIK.QOO re
ceived through Gov Sayers, and 171.421
received through Mayor Jones Amount
previously acknowledged was 1711.412. mak
log the total to date |97,59k,
DAILY H A YEAR.
5 KNTt A COPY
WEEKLY 2-TIMRM-A-WLKK.fi A YEAR
TEN YEARS’ WAGES
4 4M|P%R %TIVF* fT%TF.MFVT Of*
WH AT MFd HAVR E 4HARD,
RATE IN 192 OCCUPATIONS.
DATA AF.I t RED FROM IMIHOLL# OF*
inni Mm# 4it#• the B#la of |AO IV*
(rnt.-Hiiiri In 4.01d Mere I tiew
Higher Tlinii lrr In the History
of the t uiiulr) •hup the l*re#eat
1 ear—Figures for l#lM and Unni
Miiim 4 iiiohlersld# Increast* 4>ve*
I HIM and I
Washington. Oct 14.—-Hon. Oirroll D.
Wright, of labor, has Is uad
a bulletin giving a summary of d.at ns
a previous puldlcalkm on "Trusts Aid In
dus* rial f'ofnblh.lllr#u." Nhowlng the rat
of wages In various o cuiNitiotu for a
|H>rl#l extending Iwn k In n*i cases from
ih- present year to IMSH.
The data were secured directly from ths
IMvrolls of • wialdlehin* nts In all section#
of ihe *ountry The In forma I lon ctMfitaln
ed |m r.ln# to l|K '-slabllshnirii's. repre
senting twenty-six Industrie# dnd I*2 occu
pation* Th-'- Items for which d.ita for
the whole period were not given were ex
clude'! from conshh-ratlon In the siimmaiy.
All th* data Included, except those for
mining, relate •* manufacturing irvlua
trie#. the data r*laflv# to steam railroad#
rind #tr*et rail wavs having l>een exclude#!
from th" summary. Th‘ bulletin sava
that while the data from which th# table
of wage# wt# pr*|Ared l* not affonl tha
loud# for a ntrlctly scientific calculation
of relative wage", a careful examination
of the figure# lead# IO the I# lief that they
are fairly representative and undoubtedly
approximate very closely the wctiial colb
dttlims for the whole country.
The summary shows as f* Hows the av
erage of wages for the year*. IfWl being
taken # a bast# ami represent In* 10U:
Year. Relatßa Wage*.
xm •* 84
Th# bulletin concludes as fo.lows:
It may be Stated that during the years
In which the our*e of wag#* declined,
the rate# of nan and IW2, in many in
stance# remained UtgbiS>|cil, and In Ilka
manner during tb# laat few years In whl#.i
th# general •'ours# of wages has bean
upward, tha wage# In these Instance# hava
not. of eourw, responded to the general
rise In othar inatatiev* the per tn*.
of decrease woe notably larger during
the years of depression. wchLle 'luring
the laat two year* of th# period the re
verse l# true, and .• much larger Increase
reasily t'#>k place than that indicated oy
the table. In other words, wages in somo
install'es show but ifttt# fluctuation,
while In other Instance* they are much
more sensitive r#*i*nding qub-kly to gen
eral conditions of depression ur activity.
"The average condition or general level
only la shown In th table and while, for
the reason* stated, th# fluctuation# dur
ing Ihe i>#rtod have nAt been so great
as popular ofdnUat would Indicate, tha
figure# for 1W ami Iflnti show a gratifying
average Increase over tire <ondtflon of IX9I
and 1*92. when wages In gold were higher
than at any period In the history of tha
country prlw to the present yaar."
POPP. W< 1% IMMHI IIKtI.TH.
itorrr Tell* nf III* Interview U ItK
III?" Holy fftlhrr.
fleneva. Ori. 14.—Mr llellamy Btorer.
I'nllM Hitln mlnltirr to Mialn. In tha
rtMiw of a conversation here to-day **-
ffuriiliiK his recent Interview with th™
"lieo appeared |o he In much Mer
health than when 1 n* him two year*
ago He la full of life anil haa lost non*
of the Intercut he haa had from the flrat
In matier* relatlnic to the church of Rome.
"Blnce Archbishop treland'a vl*lt to the
Vatican. It la dearly understood thero
that the beat Inters* of the Romao
Catholic Church demand American ru a
In the Philippine* The Vntted Btatea an t
the Catholic Church have the came alma
there ami hope to work together tor elvll
laallon, order and p*ce "
Mr Btorer asserted that the Flllpjfta
had made three attempt* to open neg>-
ttatlona with the Vatican, all of which
were refute and
UK WKT K CK.P* VKHV HI4T,
rteaitr of Hrveraea Hr Haa Raw
t p for the Rrttleh.
Cape Town. Oct. H.—The Bore* are vary
active In the Kroonatad district, Oen
tie Wet ha* proclaimed that burgher* who
refuae to tltcht wl.l be made prlaonera of
Rrltlah mounted Infantry, aroutln* fro*a
I.lndley. tin.l Capt. Wlltahlre killed,
throitah mtataklntc party of forty Koera
In khaki for frtenda.
ftoer commandoes continually harraaand
the Rrltlah column while marching from
Undley to Kroonatad.
The lloera captured a detachment of the
Cheahlre regiment, which waa escorting
an empty waaon near I’rank fort Thay
re!eased the driver, hut kept the waaon.
••NATINFAI TIIHI 4I>V*IR. H
Itchrrta Well Plraaed hr a Imlll
huccea* of the Mrltlah.
London. Oct. 14.—The war office haa re
catved the follow In a from Lord Roberta,
dated Pretoria. Huiurday, Oct. 13:
•A aatlafactory little* affair occurrad
near Frankfort Thursday. Col. Orova.
with the Weal Kent*, surprised a Rosy
l*r at dawn, killed aeven, woundad
nine and captured eighteen "
a - i
INDIAN COTTON INDt NTHV.
Output Was Nearly 111 Per Cant,
Above the Average.
London. Oct. U —An Interesting report
upon tha Indian cotton industry Is pub
lished this morning by tha Timas. It
sh>wa that tha output of the mills In IMt
-1900 was nearly ten per cent, stove the
average for the five year# prevloua. Thu
Time* think* the fact* given are "hardly
likely to rallev* the gloom pervading Lan