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SCRANTON, PAM TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 22, 1902.
PROBLEM NOW li TO
COLLECT THE HINEY
Treasufr Wilson Proposes
Increase at Once His
PROMISES NO DELAY
IN HANDLING FUNDS
But Difficulties Are in the Way of
Collecting the Assessments in the
Bituminous Districts Operators
Will Not Bo a Party to the Col
lectionMen Must Provide the
Machinery Themselves Shamokin
Landlords Organize to Collect Back
Bents Other Strike Developments
of a Day. ,
By Exclusive Wire from The Auociattd l'res.
Indianapolis Tnd., July 21. What is
expected to be the greatest strike fund
In the history of organized labor Is to
bo handled In Indianapolis. The offi
cers of the United Mine Workers are
con 11 dent that there will be a ready re
sponse to the appeal made by the con
vention, and while halt a million dollars
a week may not be ubtalned, they be
lieve the weekly receipts will not fall
V. B. Wilson, national secretary and
treasurer, to whom all subscriptions
are payable and -who will distribute the
funds, said today that the office force
i would be increased immediately so that
there will be no delay in handling the
.The defense fund is to be distributed
. onions the three anthracite districts ac
cording to their membership. Wilson
pays that District No. 1 will probably
receive 53 per cent.; No. 9, 35 per cent.,
and No. 7, 12 per cent. District No. j
lias more members than both 7 and 9.
The money will be sent fropi Indian
oils to the secretaries of the anthracite
' districts and distributed by them
among the strikers.
The auditing: committee, Michael JIc
Taggart and Patrick Fitzslmmons, of
'Pennsylvania, and J. J. Mossop, of
Ohio, arc now going over the"accbtint3
of the organization for the last quarter.
First Relief Money Sent Out.
Indianapolis, lrd July 21. The first
financial assistance was sent the an
thracite striking miners tonight, when
Secretary Wilson forwarded to the secretaries-treasurer
of the three an
thracite districts checks for their re
spective shares of the J.'iO.OOO appropri
ated by the lecent convention to be
applied Immediately to relieving the
wants of the miners and their families
in those districts.
Under the recommendations, the
money was ordered to be divided pro
rata among the districts according to
the number af miners In each field as
shown by the latest coal reports.
Thinks Pund Will Be Small.
rittsburg, July 21. The Gazette says:
"The fund that will be created by the
assessment will, at the maximum, be
far less than the estimates sent out in
the reports from the Indianapolis con
vention. According to the last reports
of Secretary-Treasurer V. B. Wilson of
the Illinois there arc In all less than
7.i,000 bituminous miners on whom the
assessments can be made. Figuring $1
the week for e.ich of these the sum will
only bo $300,000 a month to feed 117,000
idle anthracite miners and their fam
ilies. The convention provided for a
heavier assessment on some of the more
prosperous districts, but this will add
little to the aggregate. Instead of being
added to, thlH aggregate will be less
ened, because It Is well known history
of the United .Mine Workers of America
that Mich assessments are never met
liy anything like a majority of the men.
The reason Is that the miners' officials
fear to attempt and the operators
would not tolerate the collecting of this
through the check-off system. Pitts
burg operators declare that none of the
bituminous operators will tnlrrato o
check-off in this Instance. In Pittsburg
there Is no chance of employing the
check-off, as the system exists only In
modified form. By a written agreement
there Is provided for the choeklng-off
of ojily fifty ..cents against the pay of
each man, ' any purposo whatever."
To A old Check-Off System.
Altoona, July 21, The officers and
delegates who attended the big miners'
convention at Indianapolis, from tho
Central Pennsylvania field, have all re
turned homo and will meet tomorrow
at Clearfield to devise a plan to col
lect the money that Is to go to the aid
of tho miners in the anthracite region.
vlt Is not probable that the money will
lie collected like tho check-off, which
was first considered, as that would
make the operators liable to proseeu
ton for , conspiracy. The second plan
to make the check weighmau tho lo
cal repository, Is likely to be adopted,
as that appears-to tho miners the most
Landlords to Act.
Bhamokln, Pa,, July 21, A call was
lesued today by landlords of tenement
houbes to meet next Thursday to take
action on the falluro of a large number
of tenunts to pay tent since the miners'
Strike started. The landlords say their
losses since tho tie-up run Into thous
and a of dollars. Two-thirds of tho
storekeepers and saloonkeepers havo
asked for a reduction In rent during
(lie continuance of the strike,
Wilkes-Darre, July 21. Nearly all the
delegates froin District No. 1, United
Mine Workers, to the national conven-
N.llon at Indianapolis, returned homo to-
iay ana tonight. Those interviewed
claim to have great faith In their bltu
iiAlnous brethren and believe that (hey
will all respond wllllnkifXo the call
for assistance for the st."yw. '
At the offices of the bal com
panies It was stated thaf-yn were
npplylng for work every day, but no
promise would bo given when there
would be work for the applicants.
Alleged Violation of Injunction.
Charleston, W. Vn July 21. Upon
the application of the Collins colliery,'
Federal Judge Keller today Issued at
tachments for the arrest of John Rlch
nrds, president of District No. 17,
United Mine Workers of America, and
thirty-five other members, who partici
pated In meetings near that mine. Spe
cial complaint was mado against a
meeting of July 17, as a violation of the
.injunction Issued In the suit against
National Secretary Wilson, "Mother"
Jones and others. After their arrest
today, Richards and ten Mothers were
taken before the United States com
missioner at Hlnton, where they gave
bonds, and a hearing was set for next
Friday In Charleston.
Judge Guthrie, of the stale court. Is
sued on attachment for the arrest of
ten miners, on complaint of the Kana
wha and Hocking Coal company, which
held that they had violated an Injunc
tion of his court.
ON RETIRED LIST
Secretary of War Issues an Order Re
viewing His Services and Com
mending Them Highly.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Washington, July 21. Secretary Root,
in announcing tho retirement of Gen
eral Brooke today, Issued the following
The retirement from active service, this
date, by operation of law, of Major Gen
eral John R. Brooke, 1,'nlled States army,
ist announced, terminating a period of
over forty years of efficient, honorable
and distinguished service on the active
list of the volunteer and regular army.
General Brooke volunteered his service,
and was commissioned by the governor of
Pennsylvania, in the Fourth regiment of
Infantry from that state, at once upon
tho call of the president for volunteers,
following the attack on Fort Sumter. He
was commissioned colonel of the Fifty-
third Pennsylvania, in November, 1M1,-
ana was appointed nrlgaaler general of
volunteers, by President Lincoln, May 12,
1804, for distinguished services In the bat
tles of tho Wilderness and Spottsylvanla
court house. He was twice severely
wounded In the battle of Gettysburg,
July 2, 1S63, and In the battle of Cold
Harbor, June 3, 1S61 and was brevettcd
major-general of volunteers for gallant
and meritorious services In the battle of
Tolopotomy nnd Cold Harbor, Va. He
resigned from the volunteer service, Feb.
1. 1S6C, and entered the regular service
with the grade of lieutenant-colonel of
Infantry, July 2S, 1SGC, was commissioned
colonel In 1S70, brigudler general in 1SS8,
and major general In 1S&7. He was brev
etted colonel and brigadier general in the
United Stales army, March 2. 1S07, for
gallant nnd meritorious service In the
battle of Gettysburg and Spottsylvanla
court house, respectively.
In the beginning of the war with Spain,
he was assigned to the command of an
army corps, and in July, 1S0S, sailed In
command of the troops embarked for
Porto Rico: and after the declaration of
truce. In August, 18!iS, was In command
of all the troops; from Dec. 2R, 1838, to
Dec. 20, 1803. General Brooko was In com
mand of the division of Cuba, and as
military governor of the Island, under
circumstances of great difficulty, ren
dered faithful and effective service.
During hh long service, General Brooke
has had Important military commands,
both In peace and in war, and always
with credit and honor to himself and to
It Is a pleasure to refer to a record
such as this, which would servo as an
example and an Inspiration to every
young officer who has yet to shape his
character ami career In the military ser
vice. IClllui Root, Secretary of War.
TRAPPED IN CELLARS.
Fifteen Persons Drowned in Heavy
Rainstorm at Kieff, Russia.
By Excltish c Wire from The Aisoelated Press.
Klcff, European Russia, July 21. Fif
teen pcrsoiiH were drowned yesterday by
a Midden Inrush of wntcr Into tho base
ment of various houses In the lower por
tions of .the town. A torrential rain
storm, accompanied by violent wind and
hull, broke over Klcff In tho afternoon
ami turned tho streets Into verltablo tor
rents, flooding cellars and di owning their
occupants beforo they were ablo to es
cape, Large trees wero uprooted and railroad
embankments wero washed nway, neces
sitating the suspension of traffic. Win
dows were broken by hailstones, which
wero the size of hanlcnuta. Tho losses
sustulned are very heavy,
A CONSUMPTIVE FOR SCIENCE.
Tubercular Tumors Develop in Dr.
Garnnult, Who Inoculated Himself,
by Kxclushe Wire from The Associated Press.
Paris. July 21. Dr. Garnault, who on
June 27 inoculated himself with matter
taken from u consumptive cow In order
to disprove Prof, Koch's theory that It
Is, Impossible for human beings to catch
tuberculosis from cattle, has written to
the Temps announcing that tho Inocula
tion has produced tuberculosis tumors,
llo says this provc,s that mun Is quite
(ib susceptible to bovine tuberculosis as
any other animal,
Leander Won the Race,
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Presi. ,
Atlantic City, N. J July 21,-Tho motor
paced cyclo race of ten mllo heats be
tween Ocorge Leaudcr, of Chicago, and
Charles McConucll, of Boston, at tho
Coliseum tiuek tonight was won by
Leander In two straight heats, The Chi
cago boy won tho first by hulf a lap In
10.172-5; the second In 16.29 4-5.
68 HARVESTERS DROWNED,
Dy Kxclusixe Wire from The Associated Pres.
St. Petersburg. July 21. A ferryboat
while crossing the River Volga today ,t
Bcrcsulkl sunk and fifty-eight harvesters
MASKED MEN OPEN SAFE.
Bold Bobbery at Office of Trolley
Company in Fort Chester.
Br Exclusive Wire from The Associated Preee.
Port Chester, N. V., July 21,-Flve
masked men blew open the safe In tho
office of the New York and Stamford
rnllrond early this morning and got away
with yesterday's receipts. They hound
and gagged tho watchman before begin
ning their operations on the safe, and as
they were leaving they drove off two other
employes of the company who attempted
to stoo them.
The robbers forced an entrance by
breaking the catch on a window. James
McQInc, a night watchman, heard tho
men at work at the window and camo
upon them Just as they were about to at
tack tho safe. He hum quickly overpow
ered and bound nnd gagged and then tied
to a chnlr.
Tho burglars drilled several holes In tho
safe and Inserting dynamite blow off tho
doors. The contents, amounting to about
$.',000. wero carried off.
ADOLPH 0CHS BUYS
Purchase Price Is More Than Two
Million Dollars No Immediate
Changes Are in Prospect.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Presi.
Philadelphia. July 21. The Philadel
phia Public Ledger was today pur
chased by Adolph S. Ochs.from George
W. Childs Drexel and the Drexel es
tate, and possession was at once given
Mr. Ochs. The purchnse Includes all
the Public Ledger real estate, compris
ing about half a block of Improved
property on Chestnut and Sixth street
facing Independence hall. The price
paid Is not made public, but It Is stated
on good authority that over two and
one-quarter million dollars are Involved
In the transaction. Mr. Ochs has no
associates In the transaction, except
that a substantial Interest has been ac
quired by James M. Beck, .of Philadel
phia, who represented the purchaser In
the negotiations. There is no under
writing and. with the exception of Mr.
Beck's interest, Mr. Ochs is the sole
The new owner says there will be no
radical changes In the appearance or
policy of the Public Ledger. Mr. Ochs,
who Is the principal owner of the New
York Times, Philadelphia Times and
Chattanooga, Times, when asked if the
Philadelphia Times, which Is now being
successfully conducted by his brother,
George W. Ochs, Is to be consolidated
with the Public Ledger, replied:
"Not at present; perhaps not at all."
The Philadelphia Public Ledger Is one
of the oldest and most prosperous
newspapers In America. It wan estab
lished In 1S30; from 1S64 to 1894 was
conducted by George W. Childs. It
passed to the ownership of the A. J,
Drexel estate when Mr. Childs died, and
has been conducted up to the day of
sale by George W. Childs Drexel, one
of the trustees of the estate.
Mr. Ochs' newspapers are all inde
pendent in politics nnd stand for the
higher Ideals of journalism. The Pub
lic Ledger was notably so conducted by
George W. Childs and by his successor
and god-son, George W. Childs Drexel,
consequently the changes promptly
mude In the style and character of the
Philadelphia Times when its ownership
changed a year ago are not necessary
to the Public Ledger. L. Clarke Davis
will continue as editor, and John Nor
rls, of the New Tork Times, u 111 for the
present act as business manager.
In connection with the above an
nouncement Mr. George AV. Childs
Drexel authorized tho following state
ment: The property has never been In any
way offered for sale. As it Is now and
has been for many years very profitable,
the trustees never even conulered tho
question of a possible pale until overtures
were mado by Mr. Ochs.
They wero Impressed with the fact that
tho dignity and success with which Mr.
Ochs conducted his other newspaper en
terprise, gave an assurance that the prop
erty would be safe in hH keeping nnd In
no way lose Its character as ono of the
established Institutions of Philadelphia.
The subsequent negotiations wero con
ducted on both sides with candor and
fairness and a result reached which was
mutually satisfactory. The property
passes to tho purchaser with tho cordial
good will of the trustees and hells of tho
lato Anthony J. Drexel,
TJ. S. HAS 5,739,657 FARMS.
Census Report Bulletin Says Their
Value Is ?16,674,694,247.
By Exclushe Wire from The Associated Press.
Washington, July 21. The census bu
reau today issued n hullotln ri,-i .u-
condition of agriculture in tho 1'nlted
States for tho year 1901. It shows thnt
there wero at that time C,73!),r.-,7 farms In
the onllro country, which were valued at
JI0,u7l.uX2l7. Of that amount MWAlfls.
181, or inoti' than 21 per cent,, represent
ed tho value, of buildings, and $1.1.111,
432.011. or over 7K nut i-ntit ,.i,,..nun..A.i
thu value of Innds and Improvements oth
er iiiiiii imimniKS.
The value of farm Imnlrmonta n.,,i ,
chlnery was 7ul,26l,u."A and of live stock
i:i,07S,0M.0tl, These values, added to the
valuo of tho farms, gives a total value of
funn pioperty umountlng to $20,511,001,838.
LICENSES FOR BARBERS.
Illinois Knights of the Scissors
Wants State to Act.
By Eiclmlve Wire from The A;oclatcl Press.
Springfield, 111., July 21,-Jnurneymen
barbers of the state met In this city to
day to organize tho Illinois Stato Bar
Tho principal object is to procuro the
enactment by the next legislature of a
law providing for a state board of bar
bers examiners, and compelling barbers
to pass examination befoio such board
and be licensed,
Records Cut Down.
By Exclusht Wire (rem The Assoclsted Prtss.
Loudon, July 21. In a sensational run
ning iutch at Stamford lirldgo this' af
ternoon. V. Appleby, of Jlernehlll, cut
the world's amateur record by completing
fifteen miles In one hour, twenty minutes,
four and three-fifth second. Arthur
Bhrubb. the umatcur champion, was sec
ond. Ho also cut tho record, covering
tho distance In one hour, twenty minutes,
fifteen und four-HUlii seconds. Tho pre
vious anyteur record for fifteen miles,
which was held by B. Thomas, wns ono
hour, twenty-two minutes, fifteen dad
DOWN BY TUG
Ffftu Drowned In the Wreck oT the
Primus on the River Elbe
BIG BOAT MADE
TOO SWIFT A TURN
On Board the Primus Were 185 Ex
cursionists from. Buxtehude, in the
Province of Hanover, Prussia Dis
aster Occurred Between Blankensce
nnd Nienstedten Members of a
Male Choral Society Among the
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Hamburg, July 21. The steamship
Primus of Hamburg, with 1S5 passen
gers on board, was cut In two and sunk
by the tug Hansa on the river Elbe at
12.30 o'clock this morning. So far as Is
ascertainable, about fifty persons were
The Prirnus was an excursion steamer
from Buxtehude, In the province of
Hanover, Prussia. The disaster oc
curred between Blankensee and Nien
stedten. Among the passengers were
the members of the Ellbeck Male
At the time of the accident the Pri
mus was crossing the river channel
near Blankensee, from the southern
Into the northern fairway. According
to witnesses aboard the Hansa, the
movement was made too precipitately.
Many Passengers Saved.
The tug endeavored to push the
steamship ashore, but grounded and the
vessels parted. The Primus then sank.
In the Interval, however, about fifty of
her passengers were able to reach the
Hansa by means of ropes and ladders.
Seventy more were picked up by the
tug's boats, while others swam ashore.
The disaster caused deep gloom here.
Many children lost both their parents.
The Choral society, which was on board
the excursion stenmer, consisted main
ly of workmen. There were no foreign
Captain Peterson of the Primus swam
ashore and gave himself up to the
police.. Captain SachB. of &e Hansa:
The Primus was the oldest boat on
the Elbe. She was built In England In
1844 and had never before met with an
The Hamburg-Amerlcnn Line, own
ing the Hansa, issued a statement to
the effect that the weather was fine,
the moon was shining, and that both
vessels were steering absolutely clear
of each other. Suddenly the Primus,
when 'about 450 feet from the Hansa,
put her rudder hard aport and crossed
the bows of the latter. "That mistake,"
continues the statement, "rendered a
collision unavoidable. The only possible
step for the Hansa to take, namely, to
go full-speed astern, was carried out
Immediately, but without avail. Less
than a minute elapsed between the
time when the Primus changed her
course and the collision. Boats were
Immediately lowered from the Hansa
and ropes and ladders were thrown
overboard. Fifty persons were rescued
by the boats. At the same tlmp the
Hansa tried to push the Primus ashore,
but, being of deeper draught, grounded
herself before the passenger boat. The
Primus floated down stream and sank
300 feet from the Hansa."
The terrible panic that occurred on
tho Primus when the Hansa struck
her rendered the efforts to save her
passengers almost useless. Fortunate
ly, tho steamer Delphln came up Im
mediately and succeeded In saving six
ty of those on board the sinking steam
er, while other boats assisted the work
' It Is asserted that divers have al
ready recovered forty-five bodies, but
ns yet It Is Impossible to verify tho
death list. An attempt will Immedi
ately be made to float the vessel, und
when this is done It Is expected n num
ber of more bodies will be found. Es
timates of the number of dead vary
from fifty to sixty. A largo number
of tho survivors were Injured, though
Hy Exclusive Wjre pom The Associated Press.
Harrlsburg, July 21, Charters wero Is
sued by tho stato department today to
the following corpoiallons;
New Philadelphia Water company, Now
Philadelphia; capital, J1.000. Halcyon
Knitting Mills company, South Bethle
hem; cnpltnl, l,0o0, Warner Coal Mining
company, Philadelphia; capital, 20,000.
Tho Snisson Summer Home company,
Connellsvlllo; capital, fSO.000. Howt Iron
and Steel company, Pittsburg; capital, Jl,
C00, Pittsburg and Wabash Coal com
pany, Pittsburg; capltnl, $100,000. G, AV
Johnson Llmestono company, Newcastle;
capital, t5,000. Scribbler and Skctcher
Publishing company, Pittsburg; capital,
Jj,000. Florida Saw Mll company, Pitts
burg; capltnl, JIOO.OOO, Endeavor Lumber
company, Pittsburg; capital, $1,000.
Surveying for the Wabash.
By Kxclusltr Wire from The Associated Pi ess.
Cumberland, Md., July 21. A corps of
thlrty-flvo engineers, authentically said to
bo employed by the Wabash railroad,
started nut today from Locust Grove,
Pa,, to survey for tho eastern extension
of that system. Almost simultaneously,
Edwin L. and Howard Gould registered
at Berkeley Bpilngs, W. Vu., six miles
from Hancock, Md., tho bnso of tho sur
veying operations. Three others corps of
surveyors aro at work In the samo sec
Infant Drowned in Bath Tub.
By Kxclushc Wire from The Associated Press.
Altoona, Pa., July 21. I-ast' night nt tho
home of his parents, Luther A. Miller,
f oui teen months old, fell fuco dovMiwuid
In a bath tub, lontulnlng four Inches of
water und wus drowned
WARRANT FOR OAPT. STRONG.
May Yohe Has Lodged Information
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
New York, July 21. A formal com
plaint of grand larceny wns made ngalusl
Former Captain Urndlco Strong this even
ing by May Vohc, who visited police,
headquarters, accompanied by her
mother and her lawyer, and there charged
Strong, who recently disappeared from
his home nt Hastings, with the theft of
Jewel, which she values nt $230,000. Her
complaint wns entertained and a general
alarm was sent out for tho arrest pf
Miss Ynhe's counsel said that tho snfo
In the Knickerbocker Snfe Deposit com
pany, In which Miss Yohe had kept her
Jewels, was opened today and It wns
found that her Jewels, valued nt $230,000,
had been removed, nothing of value being
left In the safe, except n few trifling
trinkets. He also explained that pawn
tlckots calling for $100,000 worth of the
missing gems had been recovered,
REWARDED AT LAST
Pursues the Assassins of Her Titled
Husband Until Two Are Brought
Into Court in Tunis.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Tunis, July 21. At Susa. near here,
the trial of the murderers of the Mar
quis de Mores, who married a daughter
of L. von Hoffman, the banker, of New
York,lvopened today. Three of the as
sassins were arrested In August, 1898.
One of them, Hamma Ben Youssef, has
since died. The remaining two, El
Khelr and Hamma Chiekh, were in the
prisoners' dock today. Seventeen ac
complices belonging to the Toureg tribe
are still uncaptured. Hama Chiekh and
Ben Youssef, before the latter's death,
admitted taking purt in the murder,
but accused El Khelr of being the In
stigator of the crime and the actual
The widow of the Marquis de Mores,
whose perseverance led to a thorough
Investigation of the affair, has been at
Susa for the past three days awaiting
the trial. She blames the government
for not taking proper measures for the
safety of the marquis, which, she as
serts, was tantamount to Inviting the
massacre of his party. At the opening
of the proceedings this morning El
Khelr denied his guilt.
New York, July 21. The Marquis de
Mores was killed In 1896 in the Soudan,
where. It has been asserted, he had
gone to enlist the Arab chiefs against
the British. He and his party were at
tached by a hand of tribesmen and nil
save a few of the thirty-six in the ex
pedition were killed. VT,
" De Mores was the son of the Duke .of
Vallombrosa, a Frenchman, who (Ob
tained an Italian title, It is said, by
purchase. He came to this country In
1S83, bought 15,000 acres of the "Bad
Lands" In Dakota and founded a town
called Medora. He erected slaughter
houses and soon had a war with cattle
thieves on his hands. In a battle he,
or one of his men, shot and killed Will
iam Sufley. He was tried and acquitted.
His cattle scheme proved a failure,
M'LATJRIN WILL NOT ACCEPT.
Has Notified President Roosevelt of
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Oyster Bay, N. Y.. July 21. President
Roosevelt Is In receipt of a letter from
Senator John L. McLaurin, of South
Carolina, declining the proffered appoint
ment to the vacancy on the bench of tho
United States court of claims. The presi
dent, 'it can bo said, much regrets Sena
tor McLaurln's decision, as he believes
that Mcl.aurln's senatorial experience
and his career as attorney general of
South Carolina would havo rendered him
a particularly good addition to tho court
The president Is now uncertain what
ho will do about Senator McLaurin. It
Is understood that he Is anxious to ap
point him to some position, in recognition
of what tho president regards ns bis
services to tho country nnd his demon
stntcd ability in public life.
Senator Mcl.aurln evidently hns
changed his mind about accepting tho
proffered appointment since ho wns In
Oyster Bay on july 11. At that timo ho
Indicated his readiness to accept the va
cancy of tho court of claims and tho
only question then was when ho should
resign from the senate.
REAR END COLLISION.
Engineer Probably Patally Injured
at Sea Girt.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Prc6S.
Sea Girt, N. J.. July 21. A icar-end
collision on the Central Railroad of New
Jersey occurred 1,000 feet north of tho
Sea Girt station at 2.19 o'clock this morn
ing, when a pasi-cngor train bound south
run Into tho rear of a Kieehold freight.
Tho engine, oho of tho now larso hog
back variety, ploughed Its way Into tho
caboose of tho ficlght and completely
demolished It. Tho englno wns thrown
from tho tracks Into a ditch.
Engineer Clark, wlin Is married, was
probably fatally Injured, Thero weio but
a fow passongers, who were tluuiMi
about the cars In great confusion, but
nono was hurt.
JOHN W. MACKAY'S FUNERAL.
Body of Millionaire to Be Brought to
Brooklyn for Burial.
tl Exclusive Wirt from The Assoclsted True.
London. July 21. Tho body of John V.
Mackay, of San Francisco, who died here
yesterday evening, will bo tnken to Now
York fur bin Jul In Greenwood cemetery,
Brooklyn, Tho exact dato of the removal
of tho body and tho arrangements for tho
funeral will not he decided on until tho
arrival In London of his bou, Clarenea
Mackay, who sailed from Now York on
Mrs, John W. Mackay Is prostrated
Bv Exclusive Wire from The Associated
New York, July 21. Arrived Kioouland,
Antwerp. Cleared; Patricia, Hamburg;
Bremen. Bremen Arrived; Orosber Kur
furst, Now York. Lizard Passed; Ryn
dam, New York for Rotterdam; Files
land, Now York for Antwerp. Cher
bourgArrived: Kaiser Wilhelm der
Groase, Now York via Plymouth for Bre
men (and .pioceedcdl. Sailed: Kociilglu
Lulse, Now York. Now York Arrived;
Steamer Bluchcr, Humbunj und Southampton.
THE TAFI MISSION
IS NOW AT AN END
ARMY AND NAVY VACATIONS.
Secretary Root to Go to Europe and
Moody to Massachusetts.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Washington, July 21. Secretary Iloot
will leave hero tomorrow, for New York,
whenco he Mill snll on Thursday for Eu
rope, In coinpniiy with General Horace
,Iorter, United States ambassador to
Kroner. Seeretnry Root Is going to Carls
bad, for tho purposo of bringing homo
Mrs. Root and some of the children, who
hnve bein at thnt place for their health.
It Is expected thnt ho will return Sept.
G. Assistant Secretary Sanger will pre
side over the war 'department.
Secretary of tho Nuvy.Moody will lohvo
Washington next Frlilny. ni.d probably
will not return until nfter the first of
September. He wilt go from here to
Oyster liny, where he will spend Sunday
with President Roosevelt, and early In
the following week will proceed to Bay
field, Mass., his birthplace, where tho
two hundredth anniversary of the found
ing of that town Is to be celebrated on
the thirtieth, Ho also will participate In
the celebration of "Old Home Week" at
Salem. Tho secretary will make no
speeches during his visits to Bayfield
and Salem. He will spend tho time be
tween tho 8th and the 10th of August
aboard tho Dolphin, In company with
members of the senate anil house com
mittee on naval affairs, witnessing tho
evolutions of the North Atlantic squad
ron. Later In the month, he probably
will be present at the Joint army and
, BRITISH TRADE
English Commission in South Africa
Warns Countrymen of Competi
tion of the Americans.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Pren.
London, July 21. The trade commis
sion sent out to inquire Into the best
methods for promoting British trade
In South Africa seems much Impressed
with the great activity, of the Ameri
cans. In Its first report sent home the
commission says America will be the
greatest menace to British trade, add
ing that' the Americans are making a
fine effort to get hold of the market
and are introducing their practice of
specialization and concentration with.
the same result "so 'Well exemplified
lni'other parts of the world!
The members of the British trades
commission were amazed at tho amount
of business in steel building material
which was offering and commented on
the Indolence of the British firms. They
said that so far as they wero able
to discover, only one firm, and that
an American concern, had a capable
representative in South Africa, and he
had been obtaining immense orders in
Cnpo Town and at Johannesburg, at
his own prices, for huge buildings up
to fourteen stories by being able to
quote prices promptly and promise con
struction with American speed.
PREPARING FOR THE FIGHT.
Fitzsimmons Did a Good Day's Work.
Jeffries Took It Easy.
By Exclusle Wire from The Associated Press.
San Franclbco, July 21, A brisk run
through Golden Gate Park to tho ocean
beach and a spirited plunge and rub
down at tho terminal training quarters
tilled In a busy morning for Robert Fitz
slmmons today. Tho Cornlshman ran
cloven miles with his trainers, tiring
them all and showing himself to be In
Jeffries spent a day practically In Idle
ness, exercising Just enough to hold his
own. "1 will win tho tight before it has
run Its length," said ho to press repre
sentatives. Since the arrival of Fitzslmmons yestcr.
day afternoon, tho betting hns been
stimulated, but the champion remains
the favorllo at 10 to 414, with Fitzslm
mons seemingly unablo to cut down the
odds. Much money, however, Is being
KILLED THE WRONG MAN.
One Employe of the Forepaugh Circus
By Fxi'liislie Wiie from Tro Associated Presj.
Buffalo, N. Y July 21, Leo Bruce, a
teamster employed by Forepaugh and
Sells Brothers, was shot and killed to
day just as tho nfternoon crowd wus
leaving tho circus tent. UcnnU flowen, a
watchman, Is under arrest charged with
having fired tho shot, and narrowly es
caped being lynched by tho circus at
tendants. It is said that Bowcn Intended tho shot
for J. K. Bhumu, superintendent of
liqiscs, who hud reprimanded him a short
time before. Bowen's homo Is near
County Ticket Nominated.
By ICxciusite Wire from lite Associated Press,
Ebensburg, Pa., July 21, Tho Demo
cratic county convention met here today
and nominated the following ticket: For
congress, Robert 10 t'reswell, of Johns
town, was endorsed with jiower to select
his own conferees; assembly. Thomns J,
Itell. Johnstown, nnd Dr. llnrvery Som
crvllle. of Chester Springs; county treas
urer, Harry I). Ueftloy, of Johnstown,
Tho resolution condemned tho Mato ad
ministration and corruption, existing in
tho Republican party, J. K. Denny was
elected county chulrman,
Local data for July 21, 1002:
Highest temperature ,,,., Hi degrees
Lowest temperntiil'o ,, ,,, 07 degrees
s a. m. , ,., ,,. 90 per cent.
S p.' in. ,..,,...,,. f2 per cent,
Precipitation, 2t hours ended Sp. m.,
Washington, July 21. Forecast -4-for
Tucsdny and Wednesdays -f
Kastern Pennsylvania Fair and -sV
warmer Tuesday and Wednesday;
fresh wtst winds diminishing. -f
t -f t 1 1 ,. .U
Paus His Farewell Visit to Popa
Leo and Is Gordlallu,
THE POPE MEETS
HIM HALF WAT
Promises Personally to Give Orders
to the Apostolic Delegate at Ma
nila Concerning Future Negotia
tions and to Supervise His Work.
Pleased at American Government's
Way of Dealing with the Holy See.
Deprecates Yellow Journalism Me
mentoes for' the Visitors. ,
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Preai. '
Rome, July 21. The pope received
Governor Tart and the members of his
party In farewell audience at noon to
day. The Americans drove In two car
riages from their hotel to the Vatican.
Judge Taft and Judge Smith wore
evening dress, ns prescribed by eti
quette; Major Porter was In full uni
form and Bishop O'Gorman wore ec
clesiastical robes. They were received
at the great door of the Vatican by
the Swiss guards who rendered mili
tary honors. At the foot of the state
staircase the Americans were met by
Monslgnor BislettI, master of the cere
monies, who was accompanied by sev
eral other dignitaries of the papal court.
At the door of the pontifical apart
ments, the noble guards and gend
armes rendered the customary honors,
after which Governor Taft and his
compunlons wore Introduced Into the
presence of the pope, who welcomed
them with marked cordiality. .
To mark his satisfaction at the suc
cess of the negotiations the pope pre
sented each member of Governor Taft's
.party with a personal gift enclosed iln
a magnificent Morocco case, "adorned
with, the papal arms. Governor '.Taft
got a gold goose quill of exquisite,
vworkman8h)p, with U?ope. L'eo;spaC,
of arms on the feathers. To Bishop
O'Gorman wus presented a pectoral
cross set with rubles and amethysts
and having a cameo center bearing the
figure of the Virgin, surrounded with
pearls. Judge Smith and Major Porter
both received a gold jubilee medal. The
pope gave Mrs, Taft an enamel repro
duction of the ancient painting of Saint
Ursula, surrounded by virgins.
Pope Met Them Half Way.
The Americans were ushered Into
the private library, and so soon as the
door was opened the pope went half
way to meet them and greeted Gov
ernor Taft with the greatest cordiality.
The pontiff commenced the Interview
by saying he was most satisfied and
happy at the results obtained, and was
confident that the negotiations would
be the starting point of a complete
nnd satisfactory .solution of the ques
tion under discussion, He added that
the apostolic delegate soon to be ap
pointed would be instructed most
strictly and precisely regarding carry
ing out the ideas determined upon be
tween the United States and the Vat
"I will see that orders be given him
as to his work, over which I will watch
Turning the conversation, the pope
expressed the highest esteem for
American methods of treating church
matters. In fact, ho had more than
once pointed to the United States as
setting an example well worth copying.
Taft on Yellow Journalism.
Governor Taft thanked the pope for
the promptness and courtesy shown him
during his visit and promised co-operation
with the apostolic delegate In
executing tho business on tho lines
agreed upon at Rome. He expressed
regret at the fact that the negotia
tions had been made the occasion for
the circulation of false and even cal
umnious rumors In various papers and
by some telegraphic agencies, which
had given rise to unfavorable com
ments upon tho Vatican. Tho pope nlfeo
protested ngalnst such false reports,
but he philosophically declnred that by
this tlmo ho was accustomed to that
kind of misrepresentation.
The pontiff then rose with unusual
activity, walked with the Americans to
tho opposite side of the room nnd
showed them tho mosaic which he Is
sending to President Roosevelt In re
turn for tho president's present of a
box containing his, Mr, Roosevelt's, lit
erary works. The mosaic Is a copy of
Corrldl's well known picture of Pope
Leo, sitting on the terrace of the Vati
can gardens, surveying Rome. It was
mnde In the Vatican workshops.
The pope then gave Bishop O'Gorman
an autograph letter to President Roose
velt. Members of Governor Taft's party
asked tho popo to bless several boxes
of rosaries and other religious memen
toes, which his holiness did most will
ingly, adding that his benedlotlon was
extended to all tlielc relatives nnd
After an audience of forty minutes,
In which tho conversation wns carried
on entirely In French, Bishop O'Gorrnan
and Major Porter translating, the pope
saw tho Americans to the door of tho
Governor Taft and his companions
then called on tho papal secretary of)
state, Cardinal Rampolla, wjth whom
they exchanged somewhat similar cour
tesies. Later Governor Tart, accom
panied by Judge Smith and Captain
Strother, left Rome for NupleB.
Bishop O'Gorman will sail for thfl
United States next week. Ho wl taka
with him a letter from Cardinal Uann
polla to Secretary of Stato Hay, il