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Me Trouble No Nearer Settlement
Than at the Beolnnlnrj
CONFLICT WILL BE A
FIGHT TO A FINISH
Excepting President- Mitchell's Offer
to Arbitrate There Has Been No
Proposition Advanced by Either of
the Parties to the Controversy
Since the Strike Began Disturb
ance at the Stanton Colliery, South
Wilkes-Barre The Question of In
volving the Soft Coal Miners in
the Strike Is Still in Doubt.
I?.v nrelii&he Wire from The Associated Prua.
Wllkes-Barre, Pa., June 27. Tomor
row will end tho seventh week of the
great anthracite coal mine workers'
strike. The lines remain tightly drawn.
Excepting: President Mitchell's offer to
arbitrate, there has been no proposition
advanced by either of the parties to the
controversy since the strike began, and
the prediction that the struggle will be
one to a finish still holds good. That a
settlement of the strike may be reached
without botli sides fighting- to the bitter
end, is by no means an impossibility.
It is not unlikely the report of Labor
Commissioner Carroll D. Wright to
President Roosevelt may suggest some
way that may lead to a settlement.
The'publlcatlon of the report Is eagerly
awaited by the strikers.
Considering the great number of men
who are idle, the strike Is a remark
ably quiet one. Including those who
have been laid off by reason of dull
times on account of the suspension, It
Is estimated that fully 163,000 poisons
are out of work in this comparatively
small section of the state.
Since the publication of his statement
last Monday. President Mitchell has
given out no information on either the
anthracite or the West Virginia strike.
He Is constantly in communication
with union 'offlclata in the West on the
West Virginia situation and on mat
ters pertaining to the coming special
convention. It is- asserted at head
quarters that there is noje-arranged
plan in existence and thill the whole
question of involving the soft coal
miners in the anthracite strike is still
an open one..
Disturbance at Stanton Colliery.
was a slight disturbance in the
jlty of the Stanton colliery of the
and Wllkes-Barre Coal eom-
In South Wilkes-Barre this
ruing, which resulted in the arrest
sire men on the charce of assault- and
battd.y and causing a riot. Fifteen
men, armed with clubs and stones, set
upon a Are boss and an assistant mine
foreman as they were about to enter
tile colliery. The coal and iron police
stationed there noticed the crowd of
men, and as soon as they .began at
tacking the two workmen they came
to their rescue. Two of the fifteen
were arrested and the others escaped,
but an hour latr four of the otheis
were taken into custody by the city
police. The two workmen were not In
jured. There has been considerable
trouble at the Stanton colliery since
the strike began, a boy having been
Phot in that vicinity several weeks ago.
The Lehigh and Wllkes-Barre com
pany, with the assistance of its lire
bosses, today succeeded in starting up
the pumps in its Km pi re colliery at
kSouth Wllkes-Barre. They were idle for
vcral weeks. Three engineers returned
work today at the Boston colliery of
la ware and Hudson company at
hldent Mitchell will leave Wllkcs-
for Chicago tomorrow. After vls-
hls family, he will meet the lend-
of the United Mine Workers in the
luminous regions of tho west, when,
expected, routine and other innt-
fonnected with the meeting of the
Rial convention at Indianapolis will
liked over. It Is not known how
?Mr. Mitchell will he absent from
3EN1IS MULLIGAN ARRESTED.
AimyDeserter's Identity Revealed
by leading Marching Strikers.
tif i'.u-IuW Wire from Tho Associated I'rcM.
HastlcLn, Juno 27. Dennis Mulligan,
uesirtea from Fort Columbus. 0
I caml to his homo at McAcloo, was
ted Vidiiy and taken to Governor's
V. Mulligan, upon his re-
Jed the striking miners on sov-
. tnor marches. The Information
hlngihh whereabouts was fur
the united States authorities by
lil am iron police.
4tom at the Dusky Diamond
1 a null mine at Beaver Brook,
UPPi.ll local trade exclusively,
ITUATION AT ROANOKE.
ery Pew Men Are Idle in the
,ontas and Flat Top Fields.
I n in- mm tnu .tisocuieu rrest.
'. Vii., June 27. For the ilrst
le tho strike wus declared hv
Loul miners in the Pocahontas
I Top ileitis on June 7 the re
ived ut the geuerul olllcea of
Ik & Western Rullwny com.
fty showed that every operu-
oso fields Is doing some work.
an increase in yesterday's
i nearly 100 cars over that of
tius day, when 400 cars wire
is expected that In te
neighborhood of COO cars will be
today. ? '
There hns been a gradual retutif of
men to work for the past .three days,
and there are now very few Idle men
In the fields, all of those on strike hav
ing gone to their homes in other sec
tions of the country. There was no In
timation today that there are now any
marching b?uds in the fields and no
trouble of any kind has been mentioned
by the operators in their reports -to
AGAINST GENERAL STRIKE.
Mitchell Calls Joint Conference for
July 2 in Saginaw.
By Kvctelvc Wire from Tho Associated I'rosj.
Saginaw, Mich., June 27. A jont con
ference of the miners and operators
has been called for July 2, in this city,
to consider the wage scale and other
questions over which there are dis
agreements. The call was Issued at
the dictation of President Mitchell, of
the national mine workers association,
and it is understood with the consent
of representatives of the operators,
who have been In conference with him
at Wilkes-Barre this week. It Is said
that President Mitchell Is anxious to
avoid declaring a general strike at the
national convention. July 17, and
wishes to have the local troubles
patched up. State President Williams
and Mine Commissioner Davis are ex
pected home from the Wilkes-Barre
A mass meeting of miners lias been
called for July 1 to elect delegates to
the joint conference.
Is Favorable to Scheme
Investigate Strikes and
By Kxcliuhe Wire (loin 'llic Associated Press.
Washington, June 27. The labor com
mittee of the house today perfected
and ordered a favorable report on the
bill empowering the president to ap
point federal arbitration boards, to In
vestigate and adjust s.trlkes, lockouts,
etc.. which are of such magnitude as
to inteifere in Interstate commerce.
The membership of the boaid was re
duced to live members, three to lie ap
pointed by the president, and one by
each of the parties to a labor contio
versy. The duties of the board are to
Investigate and report the fact, the Idea
being that publicity of the actual facts
will do much to compel an adjustment.
Furthermoie, provision is made that
the contending parties may submit
their case to the board of arbitratois
for final decision, but this Is not com
pulsory. The bill will be reported at
once, but It Is too late, in the session to
expect final action,
ARRESTED IN MALE ATTIRE.
Francis Harris Locked Up for Mas
querading as a Man.
By i:.ilusie Wile from The Associated l'res.
Washington, June 27. A woman who
gave her name as Frances Harris, 33
years old, of Danville, Va Is locked up
at tho -First precinct station on the
charge of masquerading In male attire.
With her is a woman several years
younger, who gave her name as Cora
Douglass. The pair came hero from
Norfolk yesterday, and were arrested
early today In the disreputable) district.
The Harris woman says she has been
In thc'saloon business in Danvllle.wliere
she always has dressed as a m.in and
Is known as Frank Ulboit. The chief
of police of Norfolk has been wired for
MEXICO RECOGNIZES POPE.
Diplomatic Relations Between
public and the Vatican.
H) Kuhiolu' Wire fiom The .Usool.ilcd Picn..
Home, June 27, Mgr. it, Haw, de
Semper, the .member of the pope's
household who was sent to Mexico
three months ago with Instructions to
endeavor to reestablish dip; matlc re
lations between that republic and tho
Vatican, reports that ho has been suc
cessful in his mission.
Portugese Rebels Defeated.
By llxrhuhe Wire from The Associated I'rrn
Lisbon. Juno 57. It has been officially
auominrcd that PortiiRCMi troops liavo
gained a decisive) victory over tho rebels
in the uppor KiunbcM region of Porta
geso Knot Africa. Tlio rebellious chiefs
were captured and decapitated and their
houds ui'io salted and conveyed to tho
capital of tho colony,
Killed by Dynamite.
By Kicliulio Wire from The Associated Press.
South Ucthlchem, Pa., Juno 27. Hy tho
prematura explosion of dynamite John
Young, 13 years olcl, of Allcntown, and
I)ald Ferry, a Hungarian, employes ut
tho Itedingtnii qiiiirrli's ncur hero were in
stantly killed thin afteinoou. Both bodies
wcro badly muuglc-d.
Evictions at Ashland.
By Kucliiilie Wire from The Associated I'rcw.
Pottsvllle. Pa., Juno 27. Tho Philadel
phia and Heading Coal and iron com.
pany, lias through its laud agent nt Ash
land, eorved notices upon forty tenants
of tho company at Locustdalo to quit the
premises occupied by them within ten
INJUNCTION AGAINST STRIKERS
"Mother" Jones, Mike Miller and
Others Named as Defendants.
lly Ktclmhc Wire from Tho Aweliited I'lcwi.
Charleston, W. Vn June 27. Federal
Judge, Keller today granted live In
junctions, nil of which named Joe dis
co, Paul Defach, "Mother" Jones and
Mike Miller, of Pennsylvania: W. U.
Wilson, of Indianapolis, and Chris
Evans, of Ohio, as defendants. Tho
complainants in the suits were tho Col
lins Colliery company, Whipple Col
liery company, tho MacDonnld Colliery
company, Sugar Creek Coal and Coke
company and the White Oak Fuel com
pany. The cpurt's order was signed in
Philadelphia. The Injunctions cover the
New River field.
A notice was posted at Wlnlfrede to
day, reciting that the employes of tho
company had been given ten days'
notice for a request for an Increase of
a quarter cent a bushel on coal. The
company decided to allow the' demands,
providing a sufficient number of men
shnll return to work to operate the
mines, the advance" to continue until
other mines In the Kanawha district
shall resume operation, and then Wlnl
frede is to pay the rate paid by other
mines. One hundred miners returned
to work at Wlnlfrede toduy and more
are expected tomorrow.
Mr. Teller Becomes Eloquent
in Setting Forth the Woes
of Beet Sugar Men.
By Kxcliuhe Wire from The Associated Prcs.
Washington, June 27. Quite unex
pectedly, a sharp debate arose In the
senate today on the question of Cuban
reciprocity. Mr. Teller, of Colorado, at
whoso instance tho senate committee
on Cuban relat!onsi made its investiga
tion of the subject,' delivered a spirited
speech in opposition to reciprocity with
Cuba. He charged that the entire reci
procity propaganda had been backed by
the American Sugar Refining company
and by Americans who were Interested
financially In Cuban sugar plantations.
The purpose, he said, was to strike
down an important agricultural indus
try of this country.
He was willing to join in a general re
vision of the tariff to meet changed
conditions, but unless the duties on
iron and steel and other products were
l educed together with those on sugar.
In order that the arrangement might
be equitable, th,e beet sugar growers
never would consent to avrcduotion on
Mr. Piatt, of Connecticut, chairman
of the Cuban relations committee, re
plied to the Colorado senator. He main
tained that there was nothing sordid
In the desire to promote reciprocal re
lations between the United States and
Cuba and said the making of some con
cessions to Cuba wus a plain duty of
this country. It was a duty which this
government owed to itself as well as to
Cuba, because absolutely friendly rela
tions with the new republic were a nec
essary means of defense to this coun
try, unless the United States should
annex the island. That he hoped would
not be done, as he regarded annexation
as a grave menace to our Institutions.
The District of Columbia appropria
tion bill was disposed of finally as were
several other less Important nieasuics.
Resolutions Adopted at a Caucus of
Members of the House of Repre
sentatives of That Faith.
By Km'IusIu- Wire fiom 'the Associated l'ic.
AVnshlngtoii, June 27. A caucus of
the Democratic members of the house
of representatives, held tonight, unani
mously udopted' the following declara
tion: Resolved, Ilrst, That wo condemn tho
Republican majority In congress for their
failure to pass a movement piovidlug
reciprocity with Cuba. Tho bill which
pu.s.sed the holiso of representatives was
heartily Mipported by tho Democratic mi
nority, after the protection to the sugar
trust had been removed by tho solid
Democratic vote, aided by a t.mull minor
ity of thu Republican members. As it
passed tho house, the bill carried relief to
Cuba, reduced thu price o( i ugnr to
American consume! s and struck a heavy
blow at tho notorious and obnoxious
sugar trustv Tho refusal of tho Repub
lican senators to consider this meusuro
unless tho protection to tho sugar trut
should be restored, gives evidence that
tho pres-lclem and Republican party In
congress are willing to refuse lellef to
Cuba and totally Ignore American con
sumeis lather than abandon their alli
ance with thu trusts,
Tho failure of all reclproolty legislation
with Cuba rests upon tho Republican ad
ministration, which Is willing to redueo
the duty On tho raw sugars of our pro
dueers, but unwilling to deslioy tho sugar
Second-That tho Republican niajoilty
In congicss Is dominated and controlled
by tho trusts and monopolies which liuvo
tho great industries of our country In
their grasp, Is shown by Its action in
passing an antl-trust bill through tho
liouso of leprcsciitatlves in tho Fifty,
sixth congicss on tho closing hnuis of tho
tit-salon, tho sonato In refusing to consider
the same, as a subterfuge to tldo over
the election of 1WJ). That bill has been
abandoned nnd tlfjy liava over bluco re
fused and do now refuse and fall to bring
III any measure to suppress tho trusts or
to favorably roport any of tho numerous
antitrust hills Introduced by Democratic
mombers dm lug this congress.
Third That wo favor the Immediate
passage of a meauuie to amend tho pres
ent autl'trust law so as to moio tally
piotert trado and commerce agulust un
lawful restraints and monopolies and also
a measure to reduce tho duties on all ar
ticles and commodities manufactured' and
controlled or produced In tho United
States by a trust or trusts so ns to de
stroy such Illegal combinations and to it
duco the rato of duly on any article or
commodity inunufactuied In tho United
States and sold In a foreign country mora
cheaply than In the United States.
Fourth Wo opposo tho adjournment of
congress until tho measures mentioned
above have been enacted into law.
THE AIM OF
Admiral Dewey Saus That
Filipino's Sole Motive
NO ADMIRATION FOR
THE DUSKY PATRIOT
The Modern George Washington Had
No Thought of Independence for
His Race Fomented Strife for
Personal Gain Began to Plunder
Immediately After He Entered
Manila Admiral's Reason for
Giving Arms to Him.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Prew.
Washington, June 27. Admiral Dew
ey continued his testimony before the
senate committee on the Philippines to
day. Replying to questions put by Sen
ator Patterson, he said that he had be
gun negotiations with the governor
genernl of the- Philippines, General
Jaudenes, for the surrender of the city.
The negotiations were conducted
through the Belgian consul wlm ufter
the death of the British consul, had
been very courteous in acting as a go
between. It was a diplomatic negotia
tion, no letters being written.
The admiral said he had informed'
General Merritt of the proffer of Gen
eral Jaudenes, but that he did not be
lieve that Merritt had taken "much
stock in it."
"I assured him that such was the
case," continued the admiral, "but told
him of the arrangement that before the
surrender should take place I was to
engage an outlying fort and make the
signal, according to the international
code, 'Do you surrender'." After that
the Spaniards weievto hoist the white
Hag on the southern bastion. I may
say that r was the first td.'dlscover the
tlag, notwithstanding I had stationed
fifty men to look out for it. It was a
thick day, and I chanced to be the Ilrst
to discover it."
The admiral alsosuld he had read the
testimony of General McArthur, saying
tha lie knew of no, agreement of the
kind mentioned, but that it had not
been his (Dewey's) business to com
municate' with any ona '"ejfept the
commanding officer, -,.
Asked by Mr. Patterson to explain
his testimony that General Merritt had
not accepted the report that the Span
iards had agreed to capitulate, Admiral
Dewey said that was only his belief.
"I don't believe," he said, "that the
general entirely trusted the Spanish au
thorities. Still he did not say so in
so many words. I may add that I have
since learned that some of the Spanish
officers were tempted to Are at us,
though they did not do so. Even my
own flag lieutenant did not accept their
proffer as in the best faith. T knew,
however, that they would surrender,
for I understood the straits they were
Replying to a question as to whether
the agreement to surrender had been
made public at the time of the attack
upon Manila, Admiral Dewey said he
thought not. "There are," he said, "lots
of things which are not communicated
to the public."
Mr. Patterson sought to obtain from
Admiral Dewey an admission that
Aguinaldo had issued a proclamation
of independence to the Filipinos about
the time of the sinking of the Spanish
squadron, but the admiral said he did
not remember It, although it was pos
sible that he might have done so.
Mr. Patterson then rea3 the paper
forwarded by Consul General Pratt on
May 20, 1S98, in which the Philippine
leader said that Providence had opened
the way for Independence to the Fili
pinos, and spoke of the Americans ns
their liberators. The admiral said, how
ever, that he did not remember to have
seen the paper. lie bad, he said, given
Aguinaldo a printing press, and prob
ably he used the press for getting out
In reply to a question, the admiral
said that Consul Williams, who had
been stationed at Manila, was an hon
est man, although, perhaps, quite en
thusiastic. Tho admiral did not, how
ever, remember to have promised to
Aguinaldo his "cordial co-operation,"
ns the consul had reported. For tho
purpose of making Inquiries concern
ing some of the representations of Con
sul General Williams, located at Hong
Kong, Mr. Patterson asked concerning
that gentleman's character. Tlje ad
miral apparently hesitated to reply, but
then said: "He's dead I'd rather not
say, He was the United States consul
general." He added that ho would pre
fer not to reply to further questions,
but when Mr, Patterson persisted, he
added: "He was u very able man an
Mr. Patterson then read Mr, Wlld
nian's letter of July 18, 1898, saying that
Aguinaldo had conducted himself In a
dignified manner, etc,, and tho admiral
assented to the truth of that statement.
Speaking of Aguluuldo's loyulty, the
admiral said that he had become sus
picious of that lender before the receipt
of his proclamation of July 15. Ho said:
"I began to suspect that ho wus not
loyal to us when ho demurred to
moving out of Cuvlte when our troops
"You'nieuii that they wero thinking
more of their own Indcpendeiico thun
Admiral Dewey nlso testified con
cerning the arms sent to Manila by
Aguinaldo, and Senator Dcltricli usked
tho udmlrul If "ho did not believe that
the arms were purchased with money
previously paid by Spain to securo
peace, and that it was ills intention to
uso thu money to foment another In
surrection for the purposes of gain."
Tha admiral's answer was, "Exactly
Admiral Dewey said ho had forward
ed the proclamations of Aguinaldo to
Washington without rending them.
"The days and nights wero not long
enough for my work nt that time,"
said the admiral. "Since you have
asked my opinion," said he. In an
swer to a question, "I will say I be
lieve Aguinaldo wn there for gain, for
loot, for money, and that independence
never entered his head."
Senator Cat-mack asked him why ho
furnished such a man arms nnd helped
to organize his army, to which the ad
miral replied that "all was fair In war,"
and that there were no American
troops In the Islands to oppose the
Spaniards. When he assisted Aguinal
do, he did not call him a robber and
plunderer, but the "Insurgent lender."
"I say I think he was there for loot
and money," he continued. "Do you
think he was there for anything else?"
he asked, turning to Senator Carmack.
"I do," responded the senator,
"Well, I swear I don't," said the ad
Answering several questions, the ad
miral said he thought he knew Agui
naldo better than General Otis, General
Bell or hny other officer, as he saw
more of him. He hadn't been "In Ma
nila forty-eight hours before I saw he
was there for loot, for he was then
taking everything he could lay his
hands on from everybody, and I sus
pect he got the lion's share."
The Inquiry ended rather abruptly at
12 o'clock. Senator Carmack asked:
"You don't know of a single dishonest
act on the part of Aguinaldo, yet you
regard him ns a thief?"
Admiral Dewey rose and said: "I
think I shan't answer that question."
Taking his hat and bowing, he left the
room. The examination of the udmiral
will continue tomorrow.
Cabinet Decides Upon Terms
of the Philippines Fourth
of July Proclamation.
By Inclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Washington, June 27. At the meet
ing of the cabinet today, the terms of
tho amnesty proclamation to the Phil
ippines, which it Is contemplated to
Issue on the Fourth of July, were
agreed upon. The war department for
some time past has "had under con
sideration thu draft of a proclamation
and has found it necessary to make a
number of changes in its text.
In its modified state, it was agreed
on by ihe cabinet today, and Secretary
Root will cable it to Acting Governor
Wright, for his inspection. If it meets
the latter's approval, nothing will re
main but for the president, If tho
Philippine civil government bill Is a
law on that day, as Is now expected It
will be, to Issue on Independence Day
a formal proclamation, setting forth
terms of amnesty for all political of
fenders In the Islands, including
Aguinaldo and those held at Guam.
jl'he proclamation Is based on the
general objects of the Philippine gov
ernment bill; namely, to restore peace
in the archipelago and substitute a
civil for a military administration.
That bill is now in conference, and the
proclamation will not be issued until
the Philippine government measure has
been agreed upon by both houses and
the president has aftlxed his signature
to it. The procalamation will declare
that a state of peace exists in the
Philippines, save in the parts of the
archipelago where the Mindanao or
Pagan tribes ure giving the United
States a great amount of trouble, and
will declare, in effect, that with the
transfer of the government of the ar
chipelago from a military to a civil
status, all those arrested and held for
political offences shall be restored to
liberty, granted full amnesty, and al
lowed to participate In the civil gov
ernment that is to be Inaugurated on
the Islands. While the proclamation Is
subject to changes In text, the general
language of the document Is pretty
well mapped out. There was a gen
eral discussion today of the treatment
that should be uccorded the political
prisoners of tho Islands. There is no
intention, It Is stated, to release those
prisoners convicted of other than po
litical offenses, the benefits of amnesty
being limited to those in custody as a
result of breaches of military law,
leaving criminal offenders to tho action
of tho proper authorities under tho
coming civil government. Tho purpose
is to demonstrate, that motives of hu
manity and generosity .dictate our
course toward the Filipinos. When thn
Islands urn turned, over to tho civfl au
thorities they will not be left without
adequate military protection, as no
more troops will be ordered home for
the present and every precaution will
be taken for tho military safeguarding
of the Islands under the new civil ad
ministration. Another subject under consideration
at tho cabinet meeting was the nego
tiations for the purchnse of tho friar
lands In tlio Philippines. Secretary
Root took with him to the meeting nil
the correspondence which has passed
between himself and Governor Taft
while the latter has been carrying on
his negotiations nt Rome, U In under
stood that Secretary Root feels great
confidence In n successful outcome of
Governor Taft's efforts, Tho cabinet
also took up tho question of miming the
naval vessels provided in the naval ap
propriation bill, and it Is stated, a de
cision was reached In each case, but It
Is desired not to niaUe the names public
until the vessels are actually author
ized. Tho cabinet meeting was held In the
president's temporary quurters on Laf
ayette squaro and was tho first time
tn 88 years' that a regular session of the
cabinet had been ' held outsldo the
Amevicau Polo Team Wins.
By Exclusive Wlic from Tho Associated Press.
Purls, Juno 27. Tho American polo team
turned tho tables on tho l'.uls club this
nfternoon, defeating the. latter by soveu
goiiia m two. a laigo gathering of fash
ionable people witnessed tho match. "
KING EDWARD IS
Judge Simonton Says Stitginger Has
No Right to an Increase. i
By llxcliwhc Wire from The Asoclidod Press.
Harrlsburg, Juno 27. Judge Simonton
rendered an opinion toduy In which lie
enjoins Superintendent of Public In
struction Schnffe'r from paying tiny
more salary to Superintendent Stltzln
ger, of Forest county, until the differ
ence between the payment of a $1,600
salary and the lawful salary of $1,000
shall have been made up.
It was claimed that Stltsslnger. had no
right to the salary of $1,500, and tho
court upholds tho school board which
brought tho suit.
Baltimore's Holdings in Western
Maryland Are Formally Trans
By Kxclushc Wire from The Awocljted Press.
Baltimore, Md., June 27. Baltimore
city's holdings in the Western Mary
land company were formally trans
ferred to the Fuller syndicate, repre
senting the Wabash railway system to
day, Tho check in payment for the
securities was for $8,631,370.45. Various
Baltimore banks and financial institu
tions had arranged to borrow this mon
ey at about three per cent, nnd it, was
Immediately turned over to them. In
addition to the purchase price the Ful
ler syndicate deposited $500,000, in ac
cordance with the provision of the or
dinance of sale requiring a $3,000,000
guarantee that the new owners will
construct tidewater terminals.
Mayor Hayes sent a letter to each of
the directors representing the city on
the board, requesting- that they imme
diately tender their resignation to the
new owners of the property. The
Washington county directors had al
ready resigned. Colonel M. T. Herrlck
said today that the board of directors
to be Installed of the Western Mary
land railroad would be only a tempor
ary one. The plan Is to consolidate the
Western Maryland with the West Vir
ginia Central, which the syndicate then
owns. Then a 'board of directors will
be chosen to manage the consolidate
properties. Until this Is accomplished,
said Colonel Herrlck, the details as to
the capitalization cannot be completed.
A temporary organization was effect
ed this evening, and after the accept
ance, of the, resignations of the directors
on the part of the city and Washington
county, the following directors were
Edward Gould, Wlnslow S. Pierce, H.
H. Henson, Lawrence Green, and W.
H. Mclntlre, of New York; John M.
Hood, former president of the road;
I.eon Greenbaum, George R, Calther,
and S. Davies Warlleld, of Baltimore,
and P. S. Landstreet, of the West Vir
ginia Central and Pittsburg railroad.
General Thomas J. Shylock, George B.
Baker and Charles W. Slagel, the di
rectors who were elected on the part of
the stockholders, remain on the board.
The board adjourned to meet on July
S. Wlnslow S. Pierce is mentioned for
the presidency of the consolidated road,
Mrs. Ernestine Rauck Discovers That
Her Husband Is a Woman and
Applies for a Divorce.
Ily :xeliiali Wire fiom The Avadatcd l'ies.
Baltimore, Md.. June 27. Mrs. Krnest
Ino L. Rauck, who was murried last
week to Lydia I.otta Sawyer, who had
masqueraded as a man for several
years, applied to the courts today to
have the mnrrlago annulled. Judge
Wright signed an order for a hearing
in the case.
Tho bill filed by Mrs. Rauck stales
that the petitioner, a widow and tho
mother of children, was married to the
defendant by Rev. Anthony Bllkovsky,
at the minister's home, on June 10 last,
and that two days subsequent to the
ceremony she discovered that her "hus
band" was a woman. The bill further
declares that the defendant has con
fessed the deception.
Tho bill Is filed against I.otta A, Saw
yer. If the suit to procure tho annul
ment of the strange marriage Is not
defended, a decree pro confesso will bo
signed as a preliminary. The proceed
ings will then bo suspended for thirty
days. In order to give the defendant an
opportunity to answer, and If at tho
end of thut time no answer Is mode,
tho court will order testimony to ho
taken before a commissioner. This tes
timony will then be submitted to the
court and a final decree will be signed
hi accordance with tho judge's opinion
in the matter,
Such a caso us Jlils one, of course,
was never contemplated by the law
makers and there Is no statute on the
books governing It. Mrs. Sawyer Is in
seclusion, probably In the. city, Before
leaving the police station last night,
sho said to the matron;
"I want to thank you for your kind
ness to ino while I was n prisoner. I
am going to hldo myself from all who
might rccognlzo me,"
lly Kitcluiltt' Wire froiq 'Ihe Associated I'rM,
New York, Juno 27. Arrived; Colum
bia, Hamburg; I.ucanla, I.lveipool and
Queens-town. Clcaicd; Umbtin, Liver
pool; Statondam, Itottordam via Bou
logne; A Her, Genoa and Naples; Kroon
lund. Antwerp. Lizard Passed; South
wark, Now York for Antwerp, Queens
town Arrived: Campania, Now York for
Liverpool (and proceeded), Plymouth
Arrived: Patricia, Now York for Cher
bourg and Hamburg fund proceeded),
l'rawlo Point Passed; Ityndatn, Rotter
dam for New York,
Tlis Bulletins ol Last Evening Are
Considered to Be the
OPINIONS OF THE
The Doctors Regard the Danger of
Peritonitis as Almost Fast and
Believe His Majesty's Recovery to
Be Entirely Probable Liverpool
Illuminated Last Night in Recog
nition of the Good News The
Prince and Princess of Wales Dine
at Buckingham Palace.
By KxclusUc Wire from The Associated Prffw.
Ijondon, June 27. "It's the best yet,"
was the popular comment with which
the bulletin posted at Buckingham palace-
at 11 o'clock tonight was greeted.
A small crowd waited before the palace
until the bulletin was brought out, and
when the good news became known
there was cries of "Hear, hear!" and
After learning the contents of the
bulletin, the crowd at the palace quick
ly dispersed, and the rejoicing which
was apparent in the crowded streets
increased In keeping with the terms of
the latest report.
Lord Churchill, the acting lord cham
berlain, drove up to the palace Just as
the bulletin was Issued, and he ex
pressed his keen pleasure at the doc
tors' report of the king's condition.
The 11 o'clock bulletin was as follows:
Ills majesty's condition Is in all respects
satisfactory. Tho king has had a com
fortable day and has mado substantial
(Signed) Treves, Laklng, Barlow.
The Prince and Princess of Wales
dined at Buckingham palace tonight,
in company with several foreign royal
personages. All the diners returned
early to their homes.
The unanimity among prominent
physicians In expressing their opinions
as .to the case of the king is quite
remarkable. All of the expressed opin
ions gathered are distinctly favorable
and hopeful, the doctors regarding the
danger of peritonitis as now almost
past and. believe his majesty's recovery
to be entirely probable.
Liverpool was illuminated tonight in
recognition of the good news.
London, June 28. King Edwards Im
provement was maintained at 1 o'clock
Labor Organizations Nominate a
County Ticket at Harrisburg.
Uy Kxclusbe Wire fiom The Associated Press.
Harrlsburg, June 27. A convention of
members of labor unions was held
under the name of the Union party to
day, and the following ticket was nomi
nated: Sheriff, James E, Carpenter, of the
Carpenters' union; recorder, B. G.
Ttapp, of the Typographical union; leg
islature, city district, C. H. Spotts, of
Harrlsburg lodge, No. 383, Brotherhood
or Railroad Trainmen; auditors, Pat
rick Ryan, of the miners' union, and G.
K. Henry, of the car men; commis
sioner, C. L. Wallower, of the Painters'
TO PREVENT CORRUPT EFFORTS.
A Resolution to Penetrate the Pur
poses of the Stockholders.
By Kxiludic Wire from The Associated Prn.
Washington, June 27. Senator Mor
gan, chairman of the senate commit
tee on inter-ocean canals, today intro
duced a resolution in the senate au
thorizing his committee to make an In
vestigation Into the purposes of the
shareholders of the Panama Canal
company and tho prospect of their so
curing benefits from the sale of tho
canal franchises to the United States
by unlawful or corrupt efforts, prac
tices or combinations.
Senators Hanim and Quay mado ob
jection to the consideration of tho reso
lution, and it went over until tomorrow.
THE RAILWAY SURGEONS
By Kxrluiire Wire fr,om The AuocUted Pr.
Atlantic City, June 27. At todays sey
slon of tho Railway Surgeons of tho Unit
ed States officers wero elected as follows:
Dr. J, W. McDonald, Falrmount, W,
Vn president; Dr. H. 8. Hedges, Bruns
wick, Md., first vico president; Dr. Brown,
McConnellsvllle, Pa,, second vlc presi
dent; Dr. G, A. Davis, Suraraitt Point, W,
Va secretary and treasruer; Dr, S. A.
Buchanan, Philadelphia, assistant secre
tary and treasurer; executive commit
tee, Dis. F. L. Marsh, Mt, Pleasant and
J, V. Thompson, of Garrett, Ind.
Champion Travis Beaten. "',
By Exclusive Wire from The AwocUted Pxtm.
Morrlhtown, N. J., June 3'. Amatsur
golf champion W; J, Travis was beaten
today in (ho second round of the Morris
County Country club'a invitation tourna
ment. l- O. lielnhart, a Princeton man,
was his successful competitor, beatln
tho champion by 2 up nnd one to play.
Itelnhurt also defeated Louis P, Bayard
ono up hi tho afternoon.
f -f 1 4- -f 4- 4-
Washington, June 27 Forecast
for Saturday and Sunday; Kant
em Pennsylvania: Incrennlng
cloudiness Saturday, ruin by night;
Sunday rain; fresh west to north
west winds, becoming northwest.
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