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Gov. Roosevelt Breaks
the Audience Record
at Fort Wayne.
MAKES THREE SPEECHES
Ta Honored by Three Large Parades
and Addresses the Greatest Number
of Persons That Ever Gathered to
Iristen to a Political Candidate.
Senator Quay Makes Two Short
Addresses Mr. Bryan Visits the
Famous Peach and Celery Belts of
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated rrcss.
Fort Wayne. Ind., Oct. 10. Governor
Roosevelt closed a busy day's Work
by making three speeches In this city
to-night, addrsslng the greatest mim
iber of persons in the aggregate who
ever gathered in Fort "Wayne to lis
ten to a. political candidate. He was
honored also with three large parades.
The last stop prior to the arrival
here was at Huntington, where a large
Illuminated parade was given. Reach
ing Fort "Wayne, the governor was
driven immediately to the rink, where
he was greeted with prolonged ap
plause. Having delivered his address,
he was escorted to a large tent, es
pecially erected for the occasion, where
he made a second speech, and then
went to Liberty hall, where he siiokc
for the third time.
At the concision of the governor's
sneech at the rink, Curtis Guild was
introduced. Ho made an effective
speech, and was cheered igencrously.
Other speakers 'at the throe meetings
were United States Senator Fairbanks,
of Indiana; Charles Jewett.of the Indi
ana Republican State committee, and
W. B. English, who during the Spanish
war. was a member of General Wheel
When the Roosevelt party reached
the rink the structure was crowded,
hundreds of persons being unable to
obtain admission. When the governor
was Introduced the audience gave three
cheers and a tiger. The governor's ad
dress was a reply to a speech recent
ly made at Macomb, Ills,, by William
Senator Quay 111.
Uniontown, Pa., Oct. 10. Ex-Senator
Quay made two speeches to-day that
did not amount to 100 words. He has
the appearance of a sick man, and Is
suffering from a cold, contracted on his
tour. When the train bearing his
party reached Uniontown this after
noon the colonel slipped into a hotel
the back way to avoid the crowd that
had gathered about the station with
several bands to welcome him. The
local politicians crowded Into the ho
tel parlors to meet the "Old Man," and
an open-air meeting was held at the
court house yard at 4 o'clock. Colonel
Quay did not want to speak, but final
ly appeared before the crowd and ex
cused himself by saying he was under
the care of a doctor, was there Against
his orders and could not make a
speech. A dinner was given the distin
guished paity by Frank M. Fuller,
after the afternoon meeting was over.
A parade passed over the principal
etreets of the town this evening, the
chief feature of which was the dele
gation from the Oliver coke works,
and after It was over the crowds filled
the opera house to listen to the speak
ers. In response to continued calls for
"Quay" the ex-senator came forward.
Mr. Quay, among other things, said
that he was an old soldier and was
very glad to be In the presence of his
friends, but as he was there against
his doctor's instructions, begged that
they would excuse him from address
ing them. Then he sat down, and
shortly afterward he was driven to his
hotel. Speeches were made by Gover
nor Stone, ex-Governor Wise, of Vir
ginia; John I. Elkln, Marriott Bros
slus, James Francis nurko, of Pitts
burg, and William H. Fall less, of Vir
ginia. Special trains were run on tlueu
roads, but the attendance from out
side points was small.
Bryan in the Pencil Belt,
Grand Rapids, Mich,, Oct. 10. The
weather for the (list day of Mr, Bry
an's tour of the state of Michigan was
all that could bo asked. He inado six
teen addresses from ilrst to lost and
all but one of the meetings were held
In the open air, The tour wns under
the management of State Chnlininn
Campau and was admirably conducted.
The train was at no time more than
ten minutes behind time and nil of tlio
speaking platforms wore erected no
near tho railroad depots tliut In only
one instance was It necessary for Mr.
Bryan to enter a carriage In order to
reach them, Tho country traversed
was varied In diameter, including the
fanious Michigan celery belt, the
scarcely less famous peach country, as
well as much furniture manufnuturlng
territory, The towns In which speech
es were made were Michigan City, New
Buffalo, Benton Harbor, Miles, Dow
aglac, Lawton, Kalamazoo, Plalnvvell,
Otsego, Allegan, Hamilton, Holland,
Grand Haven, Muskegon and Grand
Rapids, two meetings being held at
the last named place. The crowds
were all complimentary In size as well
as In the attention given, but those
of the day were neither so large nor so
enthusiastic as Mr. Bryan's meetings
In Indiana and Illinois. The night
meetings at Muskegon and Grand Rap
ids were both, however, equal to the
bt of the entire tour-
nf1. ! ri
ROOSEVELT AOAIN ATTACKED.
Hoodlums of Fort Wayne Endeavor
to Blval Those of Victor.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Pre!.
Fort Wayne, Oct. 10. Hoodlums of
Fort Wayne to-night endeavored to
rlvnl those who mase nn attack on
Governor Roosevelt In Victor, Colo,
and In a mtasure succeeded. On Cal
houn street, shortly before the bead
of the procession reached the rink,
where tho governor was to speak, a
party of roughs on the sidewalk throw
a shower of stones at Colonel Roose
velt's carriage. One struck Governor
RooFcvelt, and another, alined at the
governor, mlssfcd him and struck Col.
Curtis Guild, Jr., of Boston, In the
Tho governor was not hurt, and
laughed tho matter oft. Tho horses
attached to tho governoi's carriage
wero whipped up and got away from
the roughs, who offered no further vio
lence nnd used no bud or Insulting lan
will not speak
Statement That He Would Take Part
in tne Campaign Not Authorized.
His Opinion of Bryanlsm.
By Exclusive Wire from Tlie Associated Press.
New York, Oct 10. General Benja
min Harrison gave out an Interview
and statement tonight. He was asked:
"Is it true, general, that you have
consented to make somo speeches in
"No, that statement has not been
authorized by me," was his answer.
"I have said to every one who has
spoken or written to me on the sub
ject, that I could not do any more
campaign work. I began to make Re
publican speeches the year I began to
vote and have had a laborious, If un
important, part in every campaign,
state nnd national, since, until 189S.
In 1SI6 I submitted myself to very
hard usage and then made up my
mind, nnd so said to my friends, that
I would do no more campaigning. Fol
lowing this conclusion, I declined to
take a speaking part In the campaign
of 1S9S. My retirement dates from
that year, not from this. Few men
have made more speeches for their
party than I have, and no ex-presl-dent,
I am sure, has made more. Since
I loft Washington, my retirement from
all participation in pnity manage
ment has been complete. All that I
have left to others, and I think they
have very generally and kindly ac
cepted mv sense of the propriety of
the case at least between campaigns.
In a word, I have vacated the choir
loft and taken a seat In tho pew with
a deep sense of gratitude to my for
"But gnernl, it is said that you are
not altogether In accord with your
"Well, I have heard that my silence
was Imputed by some to that cause.
Now the only public utterance I have
made in criticism of the policies of the
party was contained in tho Interview,
consisting of one rather short sentence
that I gave to the newspapers while
the Porto Rico bill was pending. It
was in substance that I regarded the
bill as a grave departure from right
principles. I still think so. I do not
believe that the legislative power of
congress in the territories is absolute
and I do believe that tho revenue
clause relating to duties and Imposts
applies to Porto Rico. These views I
know are not held by many able law
yers. It is a legal question, one that
the political departments of the gov
ernment cannot fully adjudge. Tho
llnal and controlling word upon the
question Is with the supreme court of
the United States. Cases Involving the
question are, I understand, pending
and a decision in which wv must nil
acquiesce cannot be much deferred. I
think, therefore, that voters ought to
vote with a view to the right decision
of those questions that are directly and
finally in tho control of the president
"The general reasons I gave In my
Carnegie hall speech in 1S9S why Mr.
Bryan should not be elected still bold
good with me. His election would, I
think, throw governmental nnd busi
ness affairs into confusion. We should
not aid the election of a president who
would ndmltledl.v, If he could, destroy
the gold standard and other things that
we value even more, upon the decspt
ivo suggestion that he has been bound
and that the Republican parly will, af
ter defeat, still have strength enough
to save the temple. It will bo much
better not to ullow tho man with de
structive tendencies bo much as to lean
against its pillars.
"Pei haps It will save you much
trouble If I give you and underwrite
as of this date this extract from my
Carneglo hall speech:
" 'When wo have a president who
believes that It is neither his rlsht
nor his duty to see that the mall
trains are not obstructed, and that Inter-state
commerce has Its free way,
Irrespective of state linos and courts
that fear to use their ancient nnd fa
miliar wilts to restrain and punish
lawbreakers, free trado and free sliver
will bo appropriate accompaniments of
such an administration and cannot add
appreciably to the national distress or
the national dishonor.'
"The economic policies of the Repub
lican party have been vindicated by
the remarkable and general prosperity
that has developed during Mr.MoKln
ley's administration succeeding a pe
riod of great depression, A change of
administration this full would renmv
conditions from which we have so hop
plly escaped. The full dinner bucket
Is not a sordid emblem. It has a sur
Itual Blgnlllcance for the sprltually
mlnded. It means that comfort for
the wife and family, more schooling
and less work for tho children nnd
a margin of saving for sickness and
General Harrison will leave New
York for his home on Friday.
POSTMASTER OP MONTROSE.
fly Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Washington, Oct. 10. The president appointed
Samuel 8. Wright postmaster of Uontrose, fa.
SCRANTON, PA., THURSDAY MORNING,
Reply to Propositions in
Respect to China Is
TEXT IS NOT PUBLISHED
It Is Believed That the Plrst nnd
Third of the Suggestions Meet the
Approval of the Administration.
Minister Conger Submits Evidence
Implicating Fifteen or Twenty
Leading Chinese Officials at Pekin.
Punishment of the Boxers.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Tress.
Washlngton.Oct. 10. The reply of the
United States government to the latest
note from Franco offering suggestions
as to the settlement of the troubles
In China was completed late today and
delivered to M. Thiebaut, charge d'af
faires of the French embassy. By him
It was forwarded Immediately to his
No official statement of the contents
of the answer was obtainable. Follow
ing Its Inflexible rule the state depart
ment declined to make public the text
of the communication or to make nnv
statement of the nature of Its contents
until opportunity had been afforded for
Its reception by the French foreign of
fice. It Is believed, however, to take a
favorable view of the suggestions sub
mitted by the French government In a
general way, although it does not com
mit this government to all of them.
Of the six suggestions made by
France two the first and the third
meet with the approval of the admin
istration, and will form a basis for co
, operation. The first proposition is that
' the Chinese lenders responsible for the
! anti-foreign outrages shall be ade-i
quately punished. The United States
administration agrees heartily with
France on that proposal, but believes
that to be thoroughly effective the
punishment should be administered by
Chinese authorities. - -
Minister Conger has submitted evi
dence to tne state department Indicat
ing the guilt of between fifteen and
twenty leading Chinese officials. The
United States will insist on the punish
ment of those.
The administration also agrees with
Franco in the third proposition that
.suitable Indemnity be required for all
Injuries inflicted during tho anti-foreign
riots, although the American de
mand in that respect would be less
radical than that of France.
The proposal to prohibit the impor
tation of arms into China Is not ac
ceptable to the United States govern
ment. The enforcement of that de
mand, it is believed, might call for
the use of force and for warlike pre
parations that should not be under
take without authorization by con
gress. The United States administra
tion does not Intend to make diplo
matic suggestions which congress
must be called on to ratify. It Is for
that reason that Secretary Hay's re
ply will not Indicate the acceptance of
the fifth proposition for the disman
tlement of the Tnku forts, or of tho
fourth nnd sixth, for the establish
ment of a permanent legation guard
in Pekin, and tho guarding of a mili
tary road between Pekin and Tien
Tho United States' reply, therefore,
will probably cover in detail only
three of tho points the first nnd third,
which are accepted, and the second,
which is rejected. The other three
points will bo referi ed lo, hut the
response to them will not be final, tho
Idea being to leave them open for fur
ther discussion, the doubt of this gov
ernment as to tholr expediency hav
ing been suggested.
It Is understood that tho admin
istration Is pleased with tho dispo
sition shown by tho Chinese authori
ties to punish offenders. The prom
ise to behead three cf them, to Im
prison three others for life and to
banish Prince Tuan to tho Imperial
military postroads on the Siberian
frontier, Is regarded as satisfactory,
so far as it goes. Tho punishment
which it is proposed to inflict on Tuan,
It is said, Is one of tho most severe
punishments In China to men of high
standing. Tho place of punishment hi
almost a desert,
The Pennsylvania School Shtp Home
from the Summer Cruise,
Ily Exclusive Wire from The- Associated Preu.
Philadelphia, Oct. 10, Tho Pennsyl
vania state school ship Saratoga ar
rived Inside the Delaware capes today,
after her usual summer cruise. She
was not scheduled to arrive before Oct.
18, and has consequently made faster
time than was expected. All on board
are reported well, The Saratoga loft
heie on June 18 for Southompton.
Tho boys were given nn opportunity
of seeing London, Havre was the next
point and the Paris exposition was vis
ited by the young sailors. Gibraltar
nnd the Mediterranean and tho Maderla
Islands next were visited, after which
the ship lsft on her homeward voyage,
IRON ORE MINES SHUT DOWN,
ny Exclusive W'iie (mm The Associated Piess.
Utlta, N, Y.i Oft. 10. The Franklin furnace
and Clinton Iron nrc mines, which have becti
operated (or the last eighteen months Dy it. A.
Ilanna ft Co., of Cleveland, will abut down and
go out ot blabt. About 400 people will be thrown
out oi work. No crplanation is made as to vv hy
the fires will be drawn.
STATE TREASURER'S REPLY.
Directors of Montgomery County, It
Is Alleged, Have No Case.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Hnrrlsburg, Oct. 10. Tho nnnwers of
Slate Treasurer Harriett and the su
perintendent of public Instruction to
tho mandamus suit began against
tliem by tho school directors of Lower
Providence township, Montgomery
county, to compel them to pay the
school fund on the basis of an appro
priation of .13,500,000 per annum, as
passed by tho legislature, was tiled
here today. Both admit all of the al
legations In the plaintiff's bill of com
plnlnt with the exception of that which
says that the defendants have refused
to pny the school fund according to
law.whlch point, the answer says, must
be decided by tho courts. It Is also
denied that the defendants have re
fused to pay tho school board the full
amount duo It or nt any time desig
nated tho whole sum duo It, but have
paid the sum of $1,000 on account, and
expect to pay the balance when con
venient. In closing the defendants say that
the petitioners have 'no standing In
court, unless they apply for the writ
through the attorney general, and the
allegation Is made that the petition
ers are not the real parties to the ac
tion, but have allowed the use of their
names at the Instigation of a news
paper In Philadelphia, which Is not
beneficially Interested In the people of
the school district nnd which Is placed
In the position of a public relator and
must b"ing action through tho attor
SAYS SAVAGES KILLED ANDREE
Explorer from Hudson's Bay Coun
try Gets Story from Natives.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Minneapolis, Oct. 10. Harry S.
Knappen, a newspaper man, who has
just returned from a trip up tho east
shore of Hudson's bay, brings a story
that may possibly explain the fate
of the Andree polar balloon expe
dition. Knappen. nine white men and eight
Indians, sailed 600 miles up the bay.
At the northern end of their journey
they found nn Eskimo tribe, who re
ported thnt two years before a "sky
boat" had come Into tho region ,on
the extreme northeast shorn of the
bay, that It came to the ground, and
that the hostile natives of that coun
try killed the white men In It.
Knappen brought back nothing in
the nature of evidence confirming the
theory that the men In the "sky boat"
wore And tee and his companions, but
he believes that they were the ex
WOMEN WHO WED MUST RESIGN
Postofflce Department Makes Ruling
in nn Indiana Case.
By Exclusive Wirt- liom The Aix'latcil Prsix
Indianapolis, Oct., 10. Uncle Sam
doesn't wish to encourage imtrimony
among the women em oiled as clerks
in the postofllco department. Proof
of this attitude is provided in the
case of Mrs. John J. Williams, for
merly Mrs. Annie Dally.
Mrs. Williams, then Mrs. Dally, was
postmistress at Irvington until that
office was abolished several months
ago: thereafter she had a clerkship In
the India nanolis office. Three weeks
1 ago she became the wife of John J.
I Postmaster McGlnnls tried to retain
bor in her position until January 1,
I but the department authorities at
Washington ruled against her, say
ing that women who marry muit
leave tho service.
Mutual Benevolent Association in
Session at Buffalo.
Uy Exclusive Wlie from The Associated I'rcw.
Buffalo. Oct. 10. At the eaily session
of the Catholic Mutual Benevolent as
sociation, the Supreme council delib
erated upon tho rcpoit of tho law
Among the topics discussed wero
amendment homing upon the issuing
of a national directory, the payment
of a bonus of $230 to tho gtand dupu
ty of any diocese In which ten new
Catholic Mutual Benevolent associa
tions are organized in one year and
tho publication in tho official paper of
tho bids for printing oiderod by the
FOOT BALL GAMES.
Pennsylvania nnd Princeton Clubs
Win Easy Victories.
fly Exclusive Wire from Tho Associated Press.
I'lilhili'lphh, Oct. 10. PcMisjlvanli defeated
tin! DIcMli'on college eleven this nftunoou in
, halves (if twenty minuted r.ich by the ecoie nt 35
to 0. Iheic vvjv a nolke-imu improvement In
I'um's pl.iy, Eveiy man irot Into the plajs and
tliilo vu a kplllt of'hrlp one annthtr," lint
npp.iicnt In the pievloui Rimies. Hit Union
fnmhlul bully mid (he boelv limmoii vwie blow
in KCtttn-r into the wilmtiiu's.
I'liiiietmi, Oct, lu, I'll union won from I'viui.
hjlvjnl.i Mnto rollcce todiy with roinpnutlvu
case by ilu scoio of id to 0. 1'ioni .he very
sUlt I'riliMlnn (omul ll.melv anv illihmlly m
piiiii'liiiliip; their opponents' line for bis galm
and IlO'ljnuii tcvrul times In the ml lull
Urvlcil the mill tor tlftecu uud tv.rntv v.inb.
The stain collece wai very weak on the ilcfeiuo
and hrr offensive pliys wcio poor, I'rlncilon'n
woik was (h'liailcrlrod b splindlil Intirtirvmo
throughout the khiiio and thu mtlchncu of her
men nt Kcttlng Into play,
At New llavui-U!e, W, Hates. 0.
At New YmU-Colunbta, 0; Williams, 0.
At t'amhild,'e Harvard, U; Anihirtt. 0.
At Easton-I.afaytttc, Hi Manhattan rollcse, 0.
Py K.tcUishu Wire tio.u The Associated 1'resi.
New York, Oct. lu. Arrived! W'esternland,
from Antwerp; KnUcilu MirU Theresa, llmncn,
etc.; Slate n Nebraska, (ilasgow nnd London
deny. Cleared: La Touralne, Havre; DeutMli
land, Rnttridaiii; Aub'mle Vhtoila, llambiut,' via
I'll mouth and Cherbourg; firovcr Kurfuut, lire
men via Chcrlour. Sailed: (Icorglc, Liver
pool; New Yo'ki Southampton; Teutonic, Liver
pool; SouthwarU, Antwerp. Liverpool Arrived;
Oceanic, from New York. Sailed: JIajeatle,
(Juceiistov. n, and Niur York. Southampton Ar
rived! St. Louis, New YorL'. Sailed: Alter,
from Bremen and Cherbourg, New York, llou
lognc Arrived! Epaarndam, New York lor Hot
terdam. Movllle Arrived: Fumcula, New York
OCTOBER 11, 1900.
A Special Policeman Shot
STRIKERS ARE ALSO HURT
An Attempt to Prevent Men from
Working at Onolda Colliery Is Pol
lowed by Fatal Results A Striker
Probably Patally Hurt and Ten
Non-Union Men More or Less Seri
ously Injured Women Stone the
Superintendent of the Mints Nar
row Escape of a Minister.
Dy Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Hazleton, Oct. 10. A special police
man was instantly killed, another was
wounded In the head, a striker was
probably fatally shot and ten non
union men were more or less seriously
wounded at the Oneida colliery of Coxe
Bros. In a clash between the officers
and 600 strikers this morning. The vic
Killed Ralph Mills, aged 50 years, of
Heaver Meadow, one of the officers
conveyed In a special train early this
morning from that place to Oneida.
He was shot through the back.
Wounded George Kellnor, nged 38
years, of Beaver Meadow, also a spe
cial officer. He received shot wounds
In the head, but will recover. Joseph
Lesko, aged 38 years, of Shcppton, a
striker. He was shot In the groin and
will probably die.
Ten non-union men were stoned, but
only two of them were scilously In
jured. They are Jonathan Blargln and
James Tosh, of Sheppton. The former
sustained scalp wounds and the latter
had four ribs broken.
Workmen Are Stoned.
The Oneida colliery having been In
operation since the-inauguration of the
strike, the union men at Oneida am'
Sheppton, where many of the employes
of the Oneida and Derringer collieries
of Coxe Bros. & Co. live, dowlded tarty
this morning to close down the mine.
They gathered In groups on the streets
as early as 3 o'clock. As the non-union
men went to work they were asked by
the strikers to remain at home. Some
turned back, others did not. Those
who went to the colliery were stoned.
Van Blargln, one of the non-union em
ployes, attempted to pull a revolver,
but the weapon was taken from him,
and In the beating he received he had
several ribs broken. This occurred just
before starting time at tho mine.
The strikers remained at the colliery
all morning. As the small mine loco
motive used In hauling coal from the
No. 2 and No. 3 collieries to the Oneida
breaker pulled up on the road near
the latter colliery, a crowd of women
blocked the track. The women were
told by General Superintendent Kud
llcke to go home. He assured them
that thelf other grievances would be
properly adjusted. The women refused
to listen and stoned the superintend
ent who was wounded In the head.
Then the striking men and the women
rushed toward the No. 2 colliery. A
force of about fifty special policemen
who had been brought down from Bea
ver Meadow to prevent trouble, at
tempted to Intercept the mob, but they
were powerless to do nnythlng and re
tired to the engine house.
The First Shot.
Just as the officers got close to shel
ter a shot was fired. This was followed
by another and In a few seconds many
shots rang through the air. Policeman
Mills was the Ilrst to fall. Then Jo
soph Lesko, a striker, staggered to tho
ground. No one knows who .shot first,
but it Is believed that both the strikers
and tho officers used their weapons.
A gunshot killed Mills and small shot
struck Policeman Kellnor. Lesko, tho
striker, was struck by a ball from a
revolver, with which all the officers
After the shooting the strikers dis
persed. Sheriff Toole, of Schuylkill I
county, In whoso territory the clash
occurred, was In Philadelphia and
could render no assistance. Ills chief ,
deputy, James O'Donnell, nnlved hero
this afternoon and went to tho scene
.-Irli i, fm-nn nf mniv A T.lrhlinnlnn '
minister from Freoland, who baptised
a child at Oneida Just at the time tho
shooting was in progress, was mistak
en by tho strikers for Superintendent
Kudllcks and narrowly escaped being
stoned. Ilo was pnon recognized by a
friend and escorted safely to tho sta
tion, COXE COLLIERIES CLOSE.
Notices Posted Announcing Suspen
sion Until Strike Is Over.
By Exclusive Wire from 'Hie Associated Press.
Hazleton, Oct. 10, Notices wero
pouted tonight by Coxe Bros. & Co.,
at their Oneida, Derringer, Ooweni
and Beaver Meadow collieries, that
thero would bo a suspension of work
until the strike Is settled. Not ono
colliery is now in full operation In the
Hazleton district. Coxe Bros. & Co,
have guards stationed at every ap
proach to tho Onolda and Derringer
All the officials, Including Luther C,
Smith, tho manager of the company,
uro nn tho ground and a special train
Is -waiting to carry them anywhere
along the line of the Delaware, Sus
quehanna and Schuylkill railroad.
THE TROOPS WILL STAY.
By Uxcluslve Wire from The Associated i'reis.
Shenandoah, Oct. 10. General flobln has coun
termanded tho order (or the withdrawal ot tho
troopd from hero in ontlclpaltou ol an order
T1IK NEWS this MOUNIXU
Weather InJIcatlons Today,
J nnicrBl 1'iesldrnt Mitchell's Views of the
Miuntlinr nt Hvlctrn.
llnvcrtier Jlooseu-ll M t'nrl Vnne.
lleply t rrrni.li 1'mpnMllnn is I" Oiliia.
J (leni-ril Xorthi'.i'lcrn l'cnn.vlvnuli.
a l.ocnl--rolkmnn'Sliiipon Wedding.
Drst Day of the ilat Tomiiameijt,
.'iw m.d Comment.
fl Local- I'li-Hldeut VtllclnHM Vliws ol the Op-t-MloiV
I '(jiicesittJiiR (Concluded).
0 Loi.il Wct Scruntnn and hubuilitn.
7 Hound Alionl III" County.
S Loral Ci iinlinl Ccurt Proceedings,
l'liianrtal and Commeiclal.
liom SheiilT Trolc foi tioopi at Onolda but at
liihlnlKht be had li'-.inl absolutely nothing from
FARMERS ARE NOW
Earns and Cellars Are Broken Into
and Provisions Carried Away at
Night Bev. Phillips' Opinion.
By Kxrluslvn Wire from the Ayociatcd Press.
Wilkes-Barre, Oct. 10. A number of
deputy sheriffs left here tonight to
Join Sheriff Harvey's force in the
lower end of the county. The sheriff
telephones to this city that the dis
turbance at Oneida this morning was
wholly unexpected. It was quite gen
erally understood among the strikers
that they would do no more marching
until after the Scranton convention met
and passed on the offer of the opera
ators. The presence of so many men
on the way to work thh morning en
raged tho strikers. It Is now becoming
apparent to the most cool-headed that
unless the strike Is called off by the
Scianton convention, theie Is going to
bo more or less disturbance all over
the anthracite region.
Hunger Is beginning to manifest It
self In the families of many of the
strikers and another week of Idleness
is going to bring distress to the home3
Farmers who live close to the mining
villages claim that they are being
robbed of their property every night.
Barns nnd cellars are broken Into and
potatoes, meats and corn carried ayay.
On Monday night a cow was slaugh
tered In a Held near Buttonwood. The
carcass was cut up and carried away
In pieces. Last week another farmer
nearby lost a cow and two sheep In the
same way. Some of the farmers are
now protecting their property with
Rev. E. S. Phillips, of Hazleton, who
took such an active part In trying to
prevent the strike, was In town today.
He thought the outlook for a settle
ment of the strike by the Scranton
convention was most favorable. He
sajs by this time the operators must
recognize that the miners have a pow
erful and compact organization and
that It will be well to deal with them
fairly. Rev. Phillips said when he
went to New York to confer with the
operators he tried to Impress upon the
coal magnates that the men were well
organized, but tho presidents of the
coal carrying roads were loath to be
lieve It. Now they have found out for
themselves that the claims made be
fore the strike began have been made
good. The Hazleton clergyman be
lieves that had the operators been
convinced that the miners were as
well organized as they are the strike
would never have taken place.
DISTRICT NO. 9
Delegates Representing' 50,000 Min
ers in the Schuylkill Region Will
Hake Many Demands.
tly Exclusive Wire from The Associated Tien.
Shamokln, Oct. 10, Secretary George
Harloln, of District No. 11, comprising
tho counties of Schuylkill, Northum
berland, Columbia and Dauphin, stat
ed this evening that tho 50,000 mlno
worlcrs of the dlstilct would bo rep
resented at the Scranton convention
by from 2U0 to 22"i delegates, In good
utandlng of the United Mlno Workers
of America, and that In addition to
thn delegates being instructed to vote
for n reduction In price of powder, ob
servance ot the heml-monthly pay
law, abolishment of tho sliding walo
and acceptance of the ten per cent.
Increase, In ease the operators guar
antee to maintain tho Increase for one
year, the delegates will oast their bal
lots to compel operators and tepro
sentu lives of coal carrying companies
to recognize the union.
Since the strike the United Mlno
Winkers organization has more than
doubled Its membership in this dis
trict. YOUTSEY UNCONSCIOUS,
Has Not Recovered from His Col
lapse lu the Courtroom.
Ily Exclusive Wiie from The ,uocili-l Pieu
Georgetown, Ky Out. 10, Ilnnry 10.
Vouthsy, now on trial charged with
being a principal in tlia shooting of
Governor fioobel, was reported uncoil
bcloiiH today from the effects of hlH
delirium lit tho courtroom last night,
when ho denounced Arthur Goebel and
hysterically proclaimed his Innocence,
Proceedings In tho cube weio post
poned until tomorrow,
f)y Exclusive Wire from llic Associated Press,
London, (kt. 19.-The Liberals liavc been do
luir far better In the couutlc in the parliamen
tary general election than they did in the bo
roughs. Today they pained two more .oats,
thus equalizing the party pilrw. The Mil liter
ialUU uovv hold 337 teats and the opojltiou &J3.
States Unequivocally That
Hie Tcn-Pcr-Ccnt. Offer
Is Not Satisfactory. '
GIVES THE REASONS WHY
As Foreshadowed in the Tribune the
Principal Objections Are the Ab
sence of any Provisions for Con
tinuing the Offer Definitely and
Abolishing the Sliding Scale.
Minora Gave Unmistakable Evi
dence That These Were Their Sen
timents, Too, and Further That
They Understood Their Leader to
Be Opposed to Accepting the Offer.
Immense Parade Witnessed by a
Great Concourse Speeches' by; (
Oct. 10, 1800, will long live in the
city's history as Labor's red letter day.
Nothing to compare with yesterday's
parade and mass meeting ' of tho
United Mine Workers was ever wit
nessed here before, and, save on tho
most memorable of similar occasions
In the largest cities, was it excelled In
Sixteen thousand men participated
in the parade, and fully five thousand
moro than this number made up the
assemblage that gathered to hear tho
speeches of President John Mitchell
and the other strike leaders.
Its developments, too, were moment
ous, for at the mass meeting the mul
titude cheered -wildly a declaration by
President Mitchell that ho considered
unsatisfactory tho ten per cent offer
which to-morrow's genqral convention
of the miners of the whole anthracite
region are to pass upon, and bv ac
cepting It or rejecting It immediately
end or indefinitely prolong the great
strike, now in its twenty-fourth day.
It was the Ilrst time for President
Mitchell and many of the other strike,
celebrities to visit Scranton, and In
consequence Interest in tho event was
heightened tho more.
The weather was cold and blustering
and generally disagreeable, but desplto
this the central city contained one of
the greatest throngs that ever lined
Its streets to witness a parade. They
commenced coming from all sides as
early as noon, and by 2 o'clock, the
time set for the procession to start,
the ropes strung breast-high along the
curbs, and the combined efforts of all
the regular police and many reserves
could scarcely keep the crowds con
fined to the sidewalks. Vehicles of all
kinds, Including street cars, were kept
off the route of march during tho time
the column was In motion, and tho
danger of accidents was thus reduced
to a minimum. Not a single ione of
any consequence was reported. The
marchers come from all parts of tha
territory Included between Archbald
and Port Griffith. Archbald had a big
turnout, but PIttston's showing was a
rather meagre one.
Most of tho men camo from Scran
ton and tho towns Immediately adjo
ceut. Prlceburg, Dickson, Throop,
Murshwood, Olyphant, Hlakely, Peck
vlllo, Dunmore, Taylor, Mlnookn, Moo-
i sir, Old Foige and Duryea all had
big representations In line, and In tha
majority of Instances tho-mon camo
Into tho city afoot, somo of them trav-
ellnr four and live miles before thoy
began to parade,
Camo on Bicycles.
One squad of paraders, who attract
ed eoiiMderablo attention, i-anie slxty-
1 four miles on bicycler. Thoy were six
young lads from McAdoo and Audcn
' rled, Hugh and Patrick Mollwayne,
William Wlddlck, James Gillespie,
Charles lloylo and William Tash. They
stinted at 1 o'clock In tho mornlnir,
and icached here at 12:30 p. in. Tho
Central Labor Union, through Its pies
Ident, ,M. l. Flaherty, entertained them
dining their btay. They rodo back to
Wllkes-ll.il m last night, and lu the
morning will btait for home,
The Mtaittng of the paiade was de
layed by thu lute arrival of President
Mitchell and his party, Thoy were ex
pected at 10 o'clock, but could not get
out of Khumoklu until i o'clock, nnd
did not leach here till 1:10 p. in. Upon
their unlval they weio met by Oigiui
Jzer Dllcher, tfecrctaiy Djiupsey and
Continued on IVijti 3.
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