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JANUARY lo, 1902.
"2. ' t&r
The Eastern Situation Provokes
an Outbreak of Oratoru
In the Senate.
MR. HOAR SUGGESTS A
Two Notable Speeches Made in Sup
port of tho Proposition to Pension
x-Confederate Soldiers Mr. Gard
ner, of Michigan, nnrt Mr. DeAr
niond, Arouse Both Sides of the
House by Their Eloquence.
By Inclusive Wire horn The Associated I'rcss.
Washington, .Tun. II. For the first
time this session the Philippine a.uos
tlon was today touched on In the sen
ate. The Interest taken Indicates thai
it will occupy the attention of the up
per branch of congress for some time
when the tariff hill Ih reported. The
Philippines were the subject of an ud
Jress by Mr. Hoar, of Massachusetts,
who spoke on his resolution Introduced
yesterday providing for the appoint
ment of a senate commission to inves
tigate the administration of those Isl
ands. Mr. Hoar spoke at some length
regarding the unreliability of state
ments which have been made from
time to time, regarding the situation
in the Philippines and the causes which
led to the outbreak.
He urged that there should be a
place where any senator in his ofll
elul capacity could go and ask for two
witnesses to prove the correctness or
incorrectness of any question upon
which light is desired.
Mr. Lodge, Mi-. Hoar's colleague, said
ho regarded the resolution as n reflec
tion upon the Philippine committee of
which he was tho chairman, and tho
necessity for the latter would cease
were this resolution to be adopted. His
committee, he said, was perfectly able
to handle any investigation which
might ho conducted. Mr. Carmaok
(Democrat) agreed with him. The dis
cussion was leading rapidly to an
opening up of the whole Philippine
question when It was agreed that the
resolution should go over until tomor
row. Mr. Mason, of Illinois, made a
speech in favor of reciprocity with
Cuba and discussed the protective
Mr. Hoar's Appeal.
In the course of his speech Mr. Hoar
called attention to what he character
ized as the conflicting reports of (!en
iMiil Chaffee and Judge Tnfl of th"
Philippine commission and said It was
Important that the country should
know which of these had taken tho cor
rect view of the situation. Hence he
appealed for careful inquiry by the
Mr. Hoar thought there should be a
committee to take up these questions
nnd consider both sides of them. He
declared it to be one of God's truths
that "no one people has the right to
crush the liberty out of another peo
ple." and added:
"We are engaged in tin- Philippines in
the unholy ofllco of crushing out a re
public and If we had dealt with them
ni we have dealt with Cuba tho Fil
ipinos would now be ,i happy, prosper
ous people, sending their children to
our schools and Imitating our Instltu-.
Senator Hoar further said:
"I do not know of any one able to
give a statcnu-nt of the truth as to the
differences between Cov. Tuft and
General Chaffee, f g.n some dreadful
stories from bravo soldiers and ollleeis
of high rank about the manner in
which tho war is conducted. I have
heard of an Investigation now going
on In regard to one transaction which
if true has coveted with a foul blot
the flag which we all love and hon
or. I think there should h u place
where any senator who makes such a
suggestion in his oillclnl responsibility
can go and say: "Want twj witnesses
op that subject brought here and then
we shall know.' "
He said lie had been taunted by
newspapers for three or four years
with u statement atti Hutted to General
T.nwtnn lo the effect that ir certain
people at homo would hold their
tongues there would not be any dllll
eulty with the Islands. Hut what the
general Is understood to huve said was
tlint we 'tihoulil slop this accursed
War; It Is time for diplomacy; time for
mutual understanding.' "
Thorn is no one," Mr. Hour declared,
"who can tell whether General I-awton
mild that or whether It Is a forgery,
nepernl Otis hud shocked tho country
by saying that wo should keep lO.t'lW
troops In the Philippines for a consid
erable tliin,-, hut Instead of that num
ber wo have "0,000 and," Mr. Hour
usked "how long are we going to keep
.Mr. Lodge replied lo Ida colleague,
saying the question had bten debuted
rtt great length. He asked that the
resolution be referred to tho committee
on the Philippines, of which Mr. i.odgo
is clmlnimn. Ho thought any other
reference would be tho inost scilous ro.
Ileetlon of which the senate could bo
cupabio.noiwltlistiindlng fcMintor Hoar's
disavowal of any intention in cast re
flection upon the committee. Ho con
sldered the committee well fitted to
Investigate any questions or dispute in
connection with the Philippines, hut
would admit frankly that he did not
consider such an Investigation neces
sary, If found necessary to appoint
nnother committee, he thought all must
agree that tho necessity for the existing
standing commute.! would tease.
Iteplylng, Mr. Hoar uguln disavowed
any Intention to reflect upon tienutor
Lodge's committee. All Unit he wished
was that some committee should take
the testimony bpurlng on the snbjert
while It was uvnlluble, and be added
that If his colleague's committee would
take cognizance ot the subject he Would
Mr. Lodge gave notice that he would
at the proper lime move to refer the
resolution lo his committee.
Mr. Curmnck (Tennessee) unuouueed
himself as In accord with Mr. Hour In
desiring an Investigation of Philippine
affairs, but said ho thought that tin
Investigation should be conducted by
the committee on Hie Philippines. He
agreed as to the necessity for deter
mining the status of atfalrs In the Phil
ippines, ami referred to the conflicting
reports on the subject. He would have
the question thoroughly sifted so that
the country might know the truth of
the entire matter.
At Mr. Hoar's suggestion the resolu
tion was left on the table until tomor
row for further consideration. .
Mr. Mason, on Cuba.
Senator Mason today addressed the
senate upon his resolution of yesterday,
relative to reciprocity with Cuba. He
advocated such icclprocal arrangement
In strong terms. He spoke of the com
plaint as to the Inability to market the
products of Cuba and urged that Cu
bans should be allowed to stoic free
such products in the warehouses of the
Mr. Mason referred particularly to
the Buffalo speeeli or President Me
Klnley and declured that reciprocity
was tho legitimate child of protection.
He Insisted thai the protective tariff
was necessary to this government and
declared that McICInloy had not aban
doned the policy of protection In his
Mr. Mason said that If Cuba was free
to trade Usewhere he might vote dif
ferently upon a reciprocity proposition.
In view of the demands we laid made
on Cuba relative to her foretell and
other policies, he believed, wo should
treat her In a fair way commercially.
He also believed by such an arrange
ment the United States would find a
market In Cuba for breadstuff's, meats
At the conclusion of Mr. Mason's
speech the senate at 2.2U p. m. ad
journed. Pension Bill Discussed.
The bouse continued tho debate on
the pension bill today, and discussed
fully tho proposition to open the doors
of the soldiers homes to ex-Confederate
soldiers. Two notable speeches
were made in support of the proposi
tion, out1 by air. Gardner, a Michigan
Republican, tho other by Mr. DeAr
mond, a Democrat. Mr. DeArmond's
eloquence aroused both sides. The re
publicans, with the exception of Mr.
Gardner, took no part in the discussion
of the Rlxoy suggestion, which met
with much opposition on the Demo
cratic side, on the ground that it was
impracticable. Mr. Lamb of Virginia
rend a number of telegrams from
prominent ex-Confederates of Rich
mond protesting against it.
Mr. Gardner (Mich.) reverting to the
speech of sMi Itixey yesterday. In fav
or of opening the doors of national
soldiers' homes to ex-Confederates,
said he approved the suggestion. As
an ex-Union soldier he sympathized
with the spirit that sought to tako
care of our own and predicted that the
time would come, and at no distant
day. when the homes for disabled vet
erans, built and maintained by the
common government, would be opened
alike to needy soldiers whether of the
Union or Confederacy. His expression
of the sentiment that It was better to
care for the destitute than care for the
graves of the dead, Immortal though
they might be, was greeted with a
round of applause on the Democratic?
s hie. Hi' sou Ke of the hotter feelintr'
engendered between the sections by the
Spanish war and said that since (lien
whatever differences existed among tho
people of the country had ceased to
exist us sectional differences und notice
nan ueen served on tne civilized world
Hint in any ltliure war with tile nil-
ted States the whole country must be
Mr, Otey (Virginia! took Issue with
his colleague (Mr, ftlxey), regarding
the method of relieving needy ox-C'on-federiitf'S.
I lo proposed as an alterna
tive proposition that the money In the
treasury to the credit of captured and
abaiidoiii'd Confederate property bo
distributed, 10 per cent, annually, lo
tin (.Ninfedernte homes In the south.
Ho declared that the day would coum
when monuments would bo erected III
the national capital to Lee, Jackson,
Stuart and Forrest, not as rebels, but
as grand and great Americans, Mr.
Otey, who said ho himself glorified In
the fact that ho had been a rebel sol
dier, convulsed the house repeatedly
with amusing stot'lea Illustrative of his
Mr. DeArinoiid (Missouri) approved
tho suggestion of Mr. nixey (Virginia)
to open the doors of soldiers' homes to
ex-C'oiifederales. lie took issue with
those who bad declared that tho Con
federate soldiers hud sought to destroy
tho government of the t'nited Stales,
The leaders of the lost cause, lie said,
believed Implicitly 111 the theory of se
cession aiul tho rank and tile, pot In
dulging In line spun theories, llndlng
that war hud come, fought for their
homes mid ihesldes. This suggestion
to allow those on the losing side to
enter the homes of the winners was
worthy to bo considered In calmness
He paid a high tribute to Mr. Itixey,
who hud made the suggestion, and to
Mr. (iarduer. the Michigan Itepubllcan,
who hud endorsed It. Those two men,
said he, were 'typical of the better sense
and llio better sentiment of American
When a mail like Mr. Gardner could
rli-o ubovo the petty bickerings of to
day, mid forgetting the animosities of
the past remember only the valor ot
his countrymen and express such sen-
tlinenls as he had, Mr. DeArinoiid wild
he hulled It as (he dawning of ti bright
er and a boiler day.
"Mr. Chairman." said Mr. DeArinoiid,
"I think the time has u trendy arrived
when In the north and south there Is
it, common sentiment ot pride In the
glory and manhood of- the American
soldier of the war of the sixties. And
the time has come now with u great
nitiny and, If we do not realize It, our
children will, when some of the leaders
of the south will be pointed to, north
and south, cast and west, as tli' bright
est ornaments of our lime.
"1 believe that In all the Christian era
there bus not arisen a lender of men
with all the better elements of man
hood, nobler and more magnificent
specimen of the best that manhood -can
do In lis proudest unit' most glorious
and successful moment, than General
P.obert 10, Lee. (Applause.)
"1 am perfectly willing to stand by
the bill and the advocacy and support
of It. There can be no greater charily
lo the federal soldier, there can be
nothing better for the soldier or the
north or the south, to furnish him a
home when tbeie Is no home elsewhere.
Par better than to dispense tho pen
sions with a lavish hand, or deal them
out sparingly, It Is lo furnlfh these old
soldiers with the surroundings of the
household Where the blasts of winter
have no terror for them and where
they may prepare for (he final grand
march across the river."
GENERAL LAWTON'S LETTER.
Full Text of the Epistle Referred to
by Mr. Hoar.
By i:.iln-ii' Wile from The Associated 1'ie.s.s.
Louisville, Ky Jan. 11. The letter
from General II. W. Luwton, to which
Senator Hoar referred In his speech in
the senate today was written lo the
Hon, John Darrett, ex-minister to
Slam. When General Luwton was killed
Mr. I turret t thought Mrs. Lawton would
value the letter highly and sent It to
her. Mrs, Lawton, who lives In a sub
urb of Louisville, gave the letter to
the Evening Post.' The first part of the
letter simply commends an article Mr.
Barrett had written for a New York
magazine. The part that has calmed
so much discussion, including the salu
tation, is as follows:
I'cisoiul. Mniitlj, Oil. n, lb'.U
The Hon. -Mm ll.nifll, cN-Mlnister to Mam, Ite-
ilew of ltciicusj, Xcw Yolk City.
My Pear .Sir: I anico will, jou tli.it niUUU's
halo been nude here, hut 1 would to Ceil tii.it
tlie whole tiulli ot this whole l'liiliiJlni! situa
lion could be l.uown by eiciy one in Afneiici. I
wish our people could Know it as I know it and
Jou l.now if, for I1 lexaid you as the hi'.-l in
funned ami most imnaiti.il authority on all tlie-c
Asiatic questions, ami 1 think the pic-i'dent made
a mistake in not hamln jou a member of the
Philippine umunis-ior, I amee tli.il If the ie.il
laeis in connection with I lie hisloi.v, inspira
tion and condition's of this iii,urioclloii, and the
hostile InHuentt'.s,' local and extcrn.il? Kicli as
the Catipuiun and juntas, tjut now encourage
(he enemy, a well as the actual pii.sibtiilie.s of
the-'o Philippine Manila and people, and their
relations tu this great eatth, which jou li.it c
set forth so nobly, could be understood at homo
in Ameiiea, we would hoar no more political tall;
oi unjust bhootinir of pjvermnent into Filipinos
or unwise threats ot hauling down our Has in
You are right, oine of !! h.cic luodilied our
views since we tirt came, and if the-o w-eallod
nnti-iinpeii.illsu of Uo.-lou would honeslly llml
out the truth on the mound heie and not in ili
tant Amei'c.l, tlio-e who 1 dislike to believe other
than hone.-t men would lie convinced of the u
lor of their o.vjsceiuted statement and conclu
sions of the ciuel and unfortunate eli'ms of their
It is kind of you to caul ion me about expos
ure under lire, hut if 1 am s-hot by u Tilipino
bullet, it illicit as well ome fioiu one oi my
own men. The-e are strong woub, and yet I
siy them because T know ib.il the tlshiinjr h
largely due tu tho lcpoiU fioin Ameilc.i and Hr
itilated aniontr these Unorant n.itiw.s liy the
leadeis who know better.
This lettei, which, of course, is strictly per
sonal, does not answer all of jour question, but
it h. a lone one for me, as 1 wl-ii to eneour.mo
you lu .(our labois tu make the tiutli known. We
HiMIeiri need practical mm like you to help us.
'flunking you ajiain for your kind nunl- In prai-e
of my humble ctloits, 1 am,
Yonis very tiuly,
II, W. Lawton.
MR. PERLEY STONE TALKS
Brother of the Missionary Captive
Thinks the Aifnir Will Open
Up Eastern Question.
lly i:.clu-ic Wile fioiu The Associated Press.
Minneapolis, Jan. II. l'erley
stone, brother of Miss Stone, tin, ,,
tlvo American missionary, said todav;
'i want to impress on the American
people that whatever ueilon Is taken
by our government will set a precedent
that will have a groat Inlltieiiee upon
the safety of our missionaries In the
Orient for all time to come. The
American missionaries whether men,
women or children in Bulgaria and
Jtouinunla, an; today subjected to
threats ot death from political brigand
age unless money Is forthcoming.
This government will have to take
drastic measures sooner or later, Jt
will save Itself trouble by taking thorn
now. This affair Is likely to reopen
the eastern question In such a way as
it haw uover been opened before and
In tho end the United States will have
to take a share hi its settlement. I am
glad there Is such a man as President
itoosevelt In the white house."
HEAJJLESS BODIES ON BEACH.
Two Found and n Third Reported on
Uy K.viluslie Wiie from The Associated I'im.
I'oit Towmeiul, Jan, H, The people ot WTiidliy
Hand are in a hltfh tutc of cMllement out tho
tiiullui: if ai.othur headless ImiiI.v on the bcaih,
Hear 1'oit t'JM-y. I.j.st week a body was found
with the head and lunds ml oil and the ilul)itii
On .Sunday another body was found time with
the head navirml. -U no icldtnU on the blind
aie nibsinc the inj-uiy increases, and the me
thoiltlej uie of the npiulon that inuulci. Iiau1
beta cuinmllteil ul sonw puint up tua Njund. '1'i.e
.)ine iwruiii Inund I'vth headlevs Lodl", and nays
thai he foned another ten daja auo, hut be
fore be lonkl iiifoim the juiliorliic- the body
Mine Workers tit Wilkes-Bane.
lly Kf.Utnlie Wire lieui 'llio Associated Pros.
IVIIUe-'llariv, dan. Ik- -At today', senium of
Ihc loiacntlou of lulled Mine Workeu of Distil., t
sii. 1, a itieil ileal of louilne basinet w,l, nans,
ailed. The leputt of l'ieideiif Nichols thuwed
that the oiiramiutton h iucicuiinj; in iinnibi.)jli
and that the fiojncci. a.rc tu a healthy Aoudltloji.
John I'allon. ot Wilkrsl-llaire.'wji ck-ctcl a mem
ber of the nilloi.al, hogul
IK S. SENATORS
ftrtluir P. Gormair Reualns His
PrcstitjG in an Easu VIg-
toru In Marulaiul.
TO BE ELECTED TODAY
Two Branches of Ohio Legislature
Meet in Joint Session. Today.
James B. McCreary Formally
Elected by the Two Houses of the
Legislature of Kentucky.
Uy i:.chilve Wile from The Associated I'u'sS.
Annapolis, Md., Jan. H. Former Uni
ted States Senator Arthur I'. Gorinau
was today elected to occupy the place
In the senate which he lost In the gen
eral elections four years ago and re
gained in November last. He received
every Democratic vote In both branch
es of the general assembly, the only
absentee In either branch being Rep
resentative Smoot, a Republican from
Charles county. Congressman William
11. Jackson was the llenubllciin nomi
nee. The vote stood:
Jn the senate Gorman, 17: Jackson,
!. in tlie house Gorman, 51; Jackson,
A Joint session will be held at noon
tomorrow, but it Is merely for the pur
pose of announcing the results, as re
quired by law.
Governor Smith occupied a seat at
the right baud ot the speaker during
the voting In the , house, and a great
crowd of enthusiastic Democrats wit
nessed the balloting with Intense In
terest. Mr. Gorman held a reception
this afternoon and received the con
gratulations ofhls friends and admir
ers. He will take his seal In March,
1903, when Senator George L. Welling
ton will retire.
The Ohio Fight.
Columbus, O., Jan, 11, The house and
senate of the Ohio legislature balloted
separately today for United States sen
ator. Senator Joseph IX Foraker, cau
cus nominee of iihe IteDUblionns, re
ceived 21 votes In the senate to 11 for
Hon. Charles W. Baker, of Cincinnati,
Democratic nominee, in the house Sen
ator Foraker received GO votes to -!2
for Haker. The two branches of the
legislature will meet in joint session
tomorrow and formally elect Senator
Foraker. The senator is exDeeted to
arrive In the city tonight and to ad
dress the general assembly following
his ele. no", tomorrow.
Frankfort, Ky., Jan. 11. James u.
McCreary was formally elected United
States senator by the two houses of the
legislature today In separate sessions.
The vote will be ratilk-d in joint ses
sion tomorrow. The vote in the bouse
stood; Mr. Creury, 74, Deboe, 24, In
the senate, McCreary, 23; Deboe, 11.
RUSSIAN BUDGET BALANCES.
M. de Witte Expresses Satisfaction
Over Empire's Finances.
lly Inclusive Wire from The Assoeiatdl Press.
St. Petersburg, Jan. it, The Rus
sian budget for 1902 balances the rev-;
enue and expenditure, totalling 1,940,
571,1)70 roubles. The navy absorbs 89,
lUS.USl roubles, the army 32.0:)S,u:i7
roubles and ways and communications
The report of the nuance minister.
M. de Wltte, which accompanied the
budget, says the equilibrium of the
latter leads to the conclusion that the
empire's llnauces tire In a perfectly
"Our monetary system," says the
minister, "leaves nothing to be desired,
and our railroads continue to develop
under good conditions, Notwithstand
ing the vexations and complications of
recent years, owing to bud harvests,
the scarcity of capital and the embar
rassments of certain branches of our
Industry, the general prosperity of our
country shows no sign of decline.
"In my leport to the czar on the bud
get of 1S93, I fxpressoil dmi confidence
In the productive power of Uusstu, The
experiences of the last few years have
juHtllled this coniideiice, and today In
submitting to our sovereign my tenth
budget report 1 have still firmer faith
In the rapidity of tho progress our
country will make protected as It Is by
his majesty's unulterablo tone of peace,
and guided by his majesty's imperial
DID NOT "BUCK THE TIGER,"
Schwab Pronounces Monte Carlo'
Gambling' Stories Falsehoods,
lly Kxvhufve Wire fioiu Tho Auociatnl l'ltsi.
New York, Jan, II, The following
cable dispatch from Charles M,
Schwab, president of the United Stales
Sicel corporation, is self explanatory:
Nice, ,lai). II.
Tu Ihe ,vjclated I'len, New V"il.
I hale today leaniul of the is'IUUIoiijI alale.
mints icKaidttui gambliuii at alonte I'jiIo. 1
have been on un uutomobllln;: trip ihiuuyli th.'
toulh of franco with a party of fileuds, I did
iliil tliii tadno at Monte Carlo, bie the ..tale,
luetic, of MMiialionat a.iinllii uie f.il-e,
Six-Day Bicycle Race,
lly llxchuiu' wire fioiu The Associated I'rva,
Philadelphia, Jan, II. The cond iUyU thliiiif
u the lvda' bic.ule laie on Ike twelve-lap
Hack at die. Second HckIiiiciu aruwiy camo to a
iuei at 0.Ci tonight with tetoi Uaii'lll hi
Ihe iine.l, Tlie lour leading, (fains made )Ti
mile,) tod ii, i!!i miles les than iliyy made in the
eiuht luiii rfdlia en yvstejday. There" wore,
M'vcrul splits ilurius the afternoon an. 'tuviiliu,',
but ijii ojij' ,va hurt, .
MR. BABCOCK'S BILL.
Measure Placing lion
Steel on the Free List.
lly i:.vctiuU' Wire fiom The Associated l're.
AVashlugton, Jan. II, Representative
Uabeock.of Wisconsin, today introduced
a bill placing n number of articles of
the Iron and steel schedule on the free
list, and mate) hilly reducing the duties
on other articles throughout the lion
and steel schedule. The presentation of
this bill has been awaited with much
Interest, owing to the attention aroused
last year by a somewhat similar bill
and Mr. RubeooU's position both us a
Itepubllcan member of the ways and
means committee and chairman of the
Itepubllcan congressional committee,
Tho bill Is more extended than that ot
last year and was drawn after confer
ences and correspondence with the
sleel'and Iron Interest, the purpose be
ing to place the rates on a strictly pro
The articles placed on the free list
are the heavy products of the furnace,
while the rates on other articles of the
schedule average one-half the present
THREE NEGROES ARE
BLOWN TO PIECES
An. Explosion Follows' nu Attempt to
Thaw Dynamite at a. Wood
Stove in a Shanty.
Uy Exeliisiie Wire hum The Associated Press.
Wlllianisport, Pa., Jan. 14. A dis
patch from Karthaits, Clcurfleld coun
"Three negroes were blown lo pieces
and seven others hurt in a dynamite
explosion this morning at .1 o'clock,
'file explosion occurred in one of the
shanties occupied by negro laborers
employed on the new West Uranch
"Shortly before .1 o'clock this morn
ing several of the negroesi who were to
go to work In the new tunnel at Karth
uus, on an early shift, arose and began
thawing dynamite, at a wood stove.
Soon afterward the dynamite al the
stove exploded, and three negroes who
were about the stove were literally
blown to pieces,
"The sleeping negroes were thrown
from their beds, and seven of the num
ber are reported to have sustained In
juries that in several Instances will
probably nrove fatal.
"The shanty was blown to pieces, and
the torn 'bodies of the men who stood
about the stove were gathered up about
the scene of the explosion In a radius
of thirty feet."
FIRE AT MANCHESTER.
Total Loss Will Reach Halt Million.
Board of Trade Members Have
By i:.xclusie Wiie from The Associated 1're.s.s.
Manchester, X. H Jan. 14. The de
struction tonight of the Kcnnurd, a
granite structure, considered to be the
llnest business block in New England,
north of Hoston, proved to be the worst
lire here In many years, the total loss
1 t'lnjr a half million dollars. Beside the
Kennard, situated on Elm street, the
Smyth bioel: on the opposite side, Mas
practically ruined and considerable
damage was done to the home of the
Derrylleld club, in the rear of the Ken
nnrd. In the Smyth block were two
banks and the Park theater, o'eeupied
tonight by J. 'A. Little's Drannitlo com
pany, presenting "The World." The
Kennard was totally burned. The lire
started In this block about !) o'clock,
on the first floor. At the time the board
of trade was In session and immediate
ly a rush for the exits was made.
Every one got out safely.
The cause of the fire is believed to
have been due to new electrical con
nections. The chief figures of loss are
given as follows: The Kennard, $-.'(,-DUO:
tenants, ?:'00,UvO: Smyth block,
Wu.uou; tenants. $10,000; Derrylleld
club, $10,000; the other property. $10,
000. The loss to the Second National
bank lu the Kennard cannot be deter
mined until Its vaults can be opr-iud.
TEN MINERS KILLED
IN AN EXPLOSION
As None of the Bodies Were Burned
tb e Conclusion Is That Death
Was Due to After Damp.
U.v K.ichl'lie Wire fimii The Associated 1'res.s.
South MeAlester, I. T., Jan, 14, Ten
miners lost their lives In the explosion
last ovenlng hi Mine No. U of the Mllby
&. Dow Mining company at Dow, 1, T.
Tho victims are: Jack McCoy, W. F.
Keith, it. F. Fnrhursi, H. M. Pilchard,
Hort Outline, Joe Hernials, Thomas
Ulun, John nitia, M, Brow and John
.The ten men who lost their lives
were tho only ixirsous In the pit anil
none was left to tell the story. All
tho bodies were recovered and as none !
was burned the conclusion Is that I
death was due to after damp. The ex
plosion did not Injuie the shaft which '
was a new one, ami Hie lire dial fol- j
lowed was put out before It did much
The bodies wore found close together. !
The Hie was extinguished before It had
leached any of, thorn. The victims
hud been lu the employ of the com
pany for some time and most of them
were men with families.
Accident at Paradise Tunuel. J
Special to the Siianton Tribune,
fi'.ioudsbiitj,', J.IU. II. While t wml; fur llinkv
pros. In the I'.uadho leiinc! on do l.aiJnw.imii
lailroud, Jehu Jsjain vva-s eielely injured by a
hujfe roil, lalllui,' on Id's r(. II,. was taheu to
the JlosM T'a.ilur ho-jdlal.
Uy l-:.cluhe Wire frciu The A'-ivelaltoJ l'ies.
w.i,lIi!itoii, .Uii, II, -..Matthew p. Vmr, of
Duimioie, Ins lanii taunted a, wiiilcu ot SIS. ,
GEN. BELL PACIFIES
GEN. BOTHA'S NARROW ESCAPE
Boer Almost in Bruce Hamilton's
Grasp After De Wet.
lly lltchishr Wiie from 'flu Associated lies.
London, Jiin, It. Lord Kitchener, In
u dispatch from Johannesburg, dated
yesterday, reports the narrow escape
or General 1-jothu from capture by
General Urtlco Hamilton. Hearing of
a concentration' of Uoers at Kmipduar,
Bruce Hamilton went to the spot, but
only to find the Thiers hud been warned
and that 400 of them were trekking,
three miles distant, with General Hotlia
In a. Cape carl, leading. Hrueo Hamil
ton pursued the Hoers for several miles
mull his horses gave In. He captured
thirty-two Hoers, with ammunition and
What Is regarded us a significant
feature of Lord Kitchener's weekly re
port, datetl yesterday al Johannesburg,
Is the omission of all mention of Gen
eral De Wet. From that It Is deduced
that the British commander In chief
Is uioie hopeful of effective results
from his nresent effort to surround the
Hoer leader. Since the disaster of Zee- R ''heHe Win- fiom The Associated 1'rr-s.
fonteln strong British columns have Washington, Jan. 11. The war de
been persistently at the heels of De ; partmeiu was advised late today of nn
Wet's force while armored trains have ,l0l.Uim Hl,rwmle,. which occurred
prevented hliu lroni crossing the rail- , , . .
road line, forcing him northward. Lord Vester.duy at Taal, ISatangas. Phlllp
Kltchener Is supplying De Wet's pur- Phte Islands. The surrender Included
suers with relays and remounts. i one colonel, three lieutenant colonels,
Kitchener reports that since Jan. 0 i
twenty ttoers have been killed, nine
nave oeen wounueu, 'u;: nave ueen cap
tured and ninety-live have surrend
ered. REPRESENTATIVES AT
Whitelaw Reld Will Be Special Am
bassador and Captain Clark Will
Represent the Navy.
By Ksclmiie Wire from The Awocited 1'reM.
Washington, Jan. 14. The cabinet
meeting today was devoted largely lo
the consideration of appointment ot
representatives of this country at the
coronation of King Edward VII. At
Its conclusion the secretary of state
today announced the names of the fol
lowing persons Who are to "be special
representatives of the United States
government at the coronation of King
Special ambassador, Whitelaw Held,
of New York.
Representative of the United States
army. General James H. Wilson, of
Representative of the United States
navy, Captain Charles K. Chirk, com
mander of the battleship Oregon during
the Spanish-American war and now
governor of the naval home at Phila
delphia. There are to be three secretaries, as
follows: J. i', Morgan, Jr., son of ,i.
Fierpont Morgan, of New York: Ed
mund Lincoln Baylies, a barrister, of
New York, and William Wetmore. sou
of Senator Wetmore, of Hhode island.
The approaching visit of Frlnce Hen
ry, of Prussia, to attend the launching
of the Kaiser's yacht, now building In
New York, also was uonrldered, No
definite plans for the nrlnce's enter
tainment as yet have been arranged,
but It Is the purpose of the president
and the secretary of stale to receive
and entertain the mince In a way to
do the highest honor to the kaiser and
the Uerinun people.
Several notable functions are certain
to be arranged, Including a stale din
ner at the while house. The president
Is especially Interested lu the matter,
as ate the several members of the cab
inet, and nothing: will be left undone to
make the prince's ilrst visit to the Ful
led States a memorable one.
MINE SUDDENLY FLOODED.
Forty-three ftteu Have Probably
Perished in Austria.
I' i:.ulisf Wire fiom The Associated 1'res.
JJruex. Austria, Jan. 14. The Jupi
ter mine here was suddenly Hooded
today and forty-three men, Including
the iiiaiiager and two supi'tinlendenls,
were cut off from escape, It Is
thought probable that they
Miller Must Serve Sentence.
Uv K.uimUe Wire fiuui The Associated 1'rrM.
Alhany, N Y'. Jan. 11. Tlie luinl id appeal)
has icleincd tlie oidei of the appsllalc dlilsion
of tl.u Supicmc 1 .'Ui I , tecum! department, ai.inl
iie; a new trial to William 1'. Millir, of llrook
lyn, the head of Uie 1'iaiiklln .VJu per eun. vin
dicate', a I'd h'as u(!lriu?d lie judiuutiil of lh
I1l.1l louit loiivittbig him of liiuli.i. abllei's
iiiui'iue was In ten yea is' iiiiprbeiiment.
lly i:ihisbi' Wire fiom The AueiaUd I'iVjS,
WjhIiIiikIoii, Jan. 14. -'llu foll'iivin;," loille
il.i'.s I'liiicylvaiila po'-Jiuaiier.s v. ere appiduted
today; llcUuio, Cniiliili counlv, Thomas S.
ruiptlcid; l.Ki!lx.U';lii, Memou i.ium.i, diaries
)'. Van Allen; (irccue'e. Landing, Ui sellout oun
ly, Ih I'. ItrcH's; llcrriih, llmdford count.i, II.
W. Purand; Klii)iillle, II.11I011 iinihl.i, Marvin
Y, M. C. A. Anniversary,
lly r.uiuslie Yi'he from The Associated I'rex.
Sew Veil, Jan. II.- -Tim iwcnty-slslh unnlu-i-,,uj
of the i.illnuil hi.nn.li of tho Vimiii; -Mill's
lliiistlan it vitiation uus leUbiatcd fu this lity
unlaid. Aiuliew Carnegie was iho piluclpal
itjkcr. JMuaid V. W. lto.sslle.', Hist vice
im.sldviit of Ihc New Voik t'mtral and Hudson
Ithce railroad, and ch.1l1111.1n of 'the bond of
iiwiiaxciiifnt of the ullioad trancli iieidtU,
That TeiTitoru Is Now Practlcalli;
dear of tlie Hostile
One Colonel, Three Lieutenant Col
onels, One Mnjor, Five Captains,
Twelve Lieutenants nnd 245 Men
Yield Unconditionally Colonel
Mailsigan vnd Castro Among the
Important Captives Prisoners
Not Charged with Serious Crimes t
one major, five captains, twelve lieu
tenants, 'M' men and L'.':! rillcs. Marasl
gtin, the colonel, wits a leader of Im
portance under the Insurgent general,
Malvar, operating la the western part
of ibitungas. That section Is reported
now to be practically clear of hostile
forces. It is stated that the surrender
was unconditional and dti" directly to
the excellent service of the American
tioops. The royal natives, it Is added,
believe this surrender will Influence
hostile bands In other sections of Hat-
angas to surrender. Those prisoners
not charged with serious crimes have
Insurgents Create Surprise.
Manila; Jap. 14. The full surrender
oT the forces of Colonel Marislgun
(who, with Major Cabrera and a ren
egade priest named Castillo, ,guvo
themselves up unconditionally, Jan
nary 10, to General Hell, who Is coh
ditctlng the campaign against the In
surgents In IJataligas province), oc
curred yesterday at Taal. The Insur
gents created a surprise by bringing
In sixty more lilies than the authori
ties though Maiisigan could command
In the district of Touel, which he con
trolled. The FilipIuuH who surrendered
Includes tin eo colonels, one major, five
captains and twelve lieutenants. They
gave up 210 lilies and one cannon. All
the Insurgents who surrendered did so
unconditionally. General Hell ordered
the men to he released. Colonel Mur
isigan says he can prevail on many
more men lo surrender during the next
few days and also obtain possession of
a number of. additional lilies.
General Hell says the surrender
paoliles, for the lime being, all the
eastern part of llataiigas.
CALIFORNIA'S ORANGE CROP.
Large Falling Off of Shipments of
lly i:ilulie IMir fmiii The .Wu laical l're.-,
l.u Ansele., .Lu. II --.shiiIhiii ( .iIIIdiiiU uill
ship a total oi 'JO.umi caiis o( dim. Ililils duiiii;,'
tlie L'li-eill ..easvli. The new ioi is evieclci! l.j
tall rt.ni i mule 1I1..11 l.uno cais .11 the output la-1
jv.11. 'Hie e.tiui-tc.l .hliiiicnt in U'anl.ililcs will
ai;ics:ire -VMI cai. Tin1 luaucs limited ccro
xathcird l'i ilit- TT.ui-ioi.limiit.tl liillioad com
pany, imlt lieidijuailiis in i,os Ansele-, .md arj
IToe'l has not diiii.o;ed oimuuc iii lo tins
thin', hilt the new Hop of summer lemons will Ii.,
ehoil. Last i-'.'.,w.n I In' lot 1 at shliuuruis aic
untul ii.Ml i.ii' ol illuis mills, (lunges ins
Je.ir .lie smaller in .sixe, .1 Mel lo whhh ueaily
all of ihe .luit.ui Is .aid to I"' il'ic, I'tva'iit
il lies an .'oiisiih'ied l.llll.v lituh, vlth iudna
tlous lor an escilleiit iii.uk 1.
DEATHS OF A DAY.
Hy Inclusive lie from The .WciJIed l'ies.
Ueri.e, .V. II., .Ian. Il.-ilen'ial S, fl. fiillliri.
11 cterai of Uie 1 lill v,u, died at his homo h'
teiljj, axid ;t jc.ni-. Ilmu.il lilllliu tool, uri
lu ittiiity-lHo kilties, as v. I'll .11 In .1 uuiiitici uf
khlrinisl.es. lie lose 1T0111 the 1.111K of caiititu,
I Indue named a Iniadler ucucinl lu 1MII and .1
liiaJiiiYJ.cliil.il 111 lsiti. At Ihe lose ot tlie war
he Vnis Kliderid a iiiiuiut.soii us major in iliu
lcaiilai' aiuiy hut declhii'd.
l)of.oii, .Ian. If, Tiliiliiiiiiii Union, ol
lliiisgmiltc, .1 pioiiiliicm liapulilliaii and form 1
imuity 1 iHiiml-.-ii'iiH. died today iroiu cumump
tloii. lie was 12 jcais of are,
lly Kuhuhe Who (rem The AocIaled I'rpw.
New V01U, .Ian, 11. .Vulvcijt Kaiser VVTIhclu
tier liuis-e, llieiiieni oouthw.ul;, Auivuip,
(Tciicd: rTicsland. Antuvip; Teutonic, l.ivei
poolj M. I.iinls, smtlijiiiptull, )-'illy Pan'il:
I'alllilj, New Veil, fur I'ljinoulli, (.'heihouri: an'.
. 31 detireii
,. 1- lei;ieet
. a. in , Ti per sent,
p. in , ryi j,er rent,
I'leiipiiation, J I liuui'a ended S p. 111,, none.
"asJihuslon, Jan. 1 1, l'circ-at tor
Wednesdaj' ami Thursday! Kaslcru loim
bjunla, fair In nouth; partly domly in
nvrtH portion Weduebj- and Tliurwlayj
poMllilywiovir Wednetslaj- night or Thura
day In uoillieastcru portion; light to frvsli
H t t-r t . l;