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fpllRFB VKSSll.othe oni't reproduction nf fnlmnhti' fleet nfl I'1.' have nrtlvr.1 at lliivmia in their wny finiiFpain to the
World's I'nlr. 'Miry are the Niim, t ! I'mlii mill the Simla Mm m.
Tlir Nina mill Pihta are Ix-inp towed ty the lulled Suite nni-cr N'cwntk mul the gutilmnt Itrnii nnM".
The raravel will flr-l proceed to llnnitiin Ponds, tlic nnviil review rendivrmi. mul lake art In the evolution therr A -ri I 17.
They wll then he towed to New York to nrti'i :i'r n tmul intviil n-vi-w .nll -7, hi-li jnnti-Mi tit lt mt nf Hiv pri.nl-l
lr.arne spectacle Ihr world hn ever witnessed.
THE NEW STEEL NAVY.
A LIST OK THE BUM'S THAT
Will Take Tnrt In th Columbian
Parade mid the Condition of
ttio Monsters Now.
A ill'patch from Washington says: Tim
nsvnl reiidczvou In 1 1 inn ploti linnd next
inoiUh, mul t he monster naval parade ill
New York Intrlior which is to lollow Hint
psthcring, inaugurating the scries of grand
('iilumln'iin demonstrations niiiiniiiiri'il lor
this J'tnr, is attracting general ittleulioii
liow-n day. People nio awakening to n
realization that this gathering of reprcseti.
tative Mtirships from the emit power l
the earth It going to lc mnnsirntc In n very
practical manner that the lulled Stated of
America ha at least n navy that she can he
proud of, one that rinks nway up tniuird
t lie lieail of the lit in point of cftcctivencs,
both p regard speed aud defense. In the
big rendirou and pimidi" there will lie Id
hip of the new steel navy as follows:
rill suit's is !! i in..
Haltimore. 4,fnH tonnage displacement, of
the protected cruiser tvie.
Chicago, .MKI tonnaL'e displacement, of
the pnrlinllv protected cruiser type.
Philadelphia. I. lino tonnage displacement
partially protected ctui-ar.
Newark. COM tonnage displacement, par
tinlly protected cruiser.
Kan I'ranci-cn, 4.01 tonnnce displace
ment, pHrtially protected cruiser.
Charleston, 4,ot) tonnage displacement,
Atlanta. it. lt toniin'.'e liivplin einent, par
tially initeiied iT"ier.
henniniiton, 1,700 tonnaKO liplacenient,
t'oneord, 1,700 lonnne di'planient, a
Vorktown, 1,701) tonnni;e dl-pliii'emeiit, a
VcHiiviiid, fl'W totinngo displacement, dy
namite ititn vessel.
('nrhiiiK, 11U lonnage displacement, tor-
Narkeeta, 102 tomi.iKO displacement, a
Iwan. 102 tonnage liplaceme(tt, a tin;.
M'alineta, H.L' tonnaKo displacement, a
Kancrofl. R!8 tonnage displnceinent, pruc
tice alnp at the Nuval Academv.
In addition lo these named there are
three hit; ships, of the steel navy which will
not take pari in the parade, beinc detained
in oilier portion! ol the world to delend tlio
flap which floats so proudly from the ina-t-Jidi
and to guard the :onimercial Inter
taiatniit look to that flag lor protection.
They areas follows:
lioNion. 3. imi tonnnpe diso'acnient.a par
tially protected cruiser; on duty in Honolulu
I'etrel, 800 tonnajie riisplacenient, a gun
boat, on duty at the t liinese station.
Monterey. f.i:W tannine displaoeinetit. a
barneite turret coast rteieme ship; on duty
in Man Francisco hurlior and aloiiK the l'u
The above list of vessels that are to take
part in the parade does not include the
monitors stationed in New York harbor
repilarly. While this long string w ill mane
a brave show, one that every citi.cn can be
proud of, it will (live no adeiiuate idea of
what the new steel navv will be in a few
abort months, wnen the vessels now in pro
cess of construction, are nut in commission.
The list of these monster is as follows:
Indiana, lo.'JOO iomiat;e displacement, a
liidileship; bus been launched and is being
completed at I 'ramps yards, Philadelphia.
Muvitchusetts. 10,'Joj tonnace displace
rncnl. n tattle ship; to be soon luuiictitd at
Cramp's yards. Philadelphia.
Orepnii, iil.jnO touuutre displacement, a
battle sli p; nearly ready to be launched
from the yards ot the I'nion lion Works ut
.V w York, S,l,r)0 tonnage displacementan
armored cruiser; lying at I romp s yards,
1'hiladelnhia, and about ready to be place in
uiiimbia, 7,,Vj0 tonnaue displacement, a
i-rn'ecicd cruiser, building at Crump yards
No. 1.1, a sister ship to the "Columbia"
Mine displacement, also building at Cramp's.
Maine, 0,0 It tonnage displacement, an
ariuored cruiser, already luuucbed at the
New York navy yard, but delayed in wait
ing for armor.
Texas, U.300 tonnage displacement, a bat
tle ship: already launched ut the Norlolk
nary yard, but delayed m waitiug for ar- ,
Oiympia. B.S00 tonnage displacement, a
protected cruiser, now building at the I li
on Iron Works, San Francisco.
Cincinnati. H.1H3 tonnage displacement,
protected cruiser; already launched and
being completed at the New York Navy
Kaleigh. S.183 tonnage displacement;
Jirotrcted cruiser; ulreudv launched and ba
ng completed at the Norfolk Navy yard.
Katabdin. tonnage displacement,
karbor defence ram; already Uuuclud uiid
twiug computed al Bath, Me,
4 i r ii t n i i) i,i
EXACT It IVI'ltOli tCTION f OV t'OI.t,'
iMmlt and Mniilgotnei y. '.'is'i Iniiniiirr
tlil liei-inciit each, twin cruiMMs, ready lot
team trials nt the i 'nliiiuhiiin Iron Woiks,
Martileheiid. l.insi tonuare displacement,
a cruiser; launched and inidcrgniiig cotiip,.'
lion at I he i itv Point Woiks, Italttmore
Muchitis and I 'astine, 1 u.si toituace dis
placement each, twin gunboats, leady lor
hte-itn trials at Hath, Me.
No 2.P.M tmiiiii;e di"plati'inent, a toipedn
linat; I ill i Id i nc at lliibiniue. In.
In iithlitttin to the almxe there have been
authoned tun battleship, now known lis
i No. 4. ami one armored cruiser like the
New York, now kntm n iis No. 'J. Cramp
has th inlnet for these. The lii-t scion
of I 'nngress iihn iiti'liiiri.eil the Voitsiruclinii
of three light driinclit gnuhnals of I.LSHI
tonnage disiliicetneiiiettl each, and one sub
marine lori edo Imat.
There has been cntiderable surprlso es-
I tressed that smne move has not been made
iclnre this looking lo have one of the ves
sels of this siiletn'id new sieel navy named
niter Pittsburg, the n pri seniative iron anil
steel city of tliis cniiiitt v. It would most
nssiitedlv he the proper thing to do, and the
si.ip bearing the name of that great indus
trial center from w hence cntui'S material to
make these ships the wiiiih rlul creations
ot ininitliiin arcliitei litre that they are.
ought to be a big line. Cruiser No. II mid
No L' are not yet christened why should
not one be named Pittsburg
liAbTlillN 1'AHM 1 N(l.
Pennsylvania 1 nrmers Turn to Frull
The bulli lin issind at Wehingion, l. C
by Secretary Moiton on "liiMtihiillnn and
ronsiimpiion of Corn and Wheat coulalns
the follon iug report I' oin stale ateuls:
I'ciiiisvi viiii ii I he mining and nuuiufne
turitig p'i,ulaliin of this state would eon
suine uioie w heal llian is laised within its
bordei,nnl the hngehi mi nt nf Hour Iroiii
western mills. i i,.i ed prices, neces.
sita'e the shipnieiit of portion of our
w heat to sealioaid inarkels. 1'iirtuers are
directing then attention In fruit growing
and dairying as being mote remunerative
than w heat growing and less lialile to he
illllllenced by We liTIl competition.
Uiio-l aimers enn, mi nce-l leeding earlier
than usual, and the winter being severe, the
requirement ten the same limn tier ol stink
reduced the supply on hand considerably us
compared w ith ibis lime last year. Some
localities that usually have considerable sur
plus to sell now have bare:y tullicieut to do
required leeipng. The poorer i utility of
the wheat of IsttJ induced lariners to retain
that of IKIl. and the hw lirieea lu.t-a ui.lu.l
considerably in ki ciuou in granaries w heat I
i inn would nave heen put on the market
had prici-s been more encouraging. There
are some lew reports of wheal being fed lo
locK because of prevailing low prices.
In the Life Taking and Maimlrg Line
Made by the Ilailroads.
Pome interesting statistics from the forth
coming report of the I'eniisylvaiila Secre
tary of Internal Afl'airs regarding the acci
dents that have occurred on the different
railways of the state have been prepared.
The total number of passengers reported
killed during the pat vear was 42. and the
number Injured UiH, being one killed out o(
every ;i.3;:771 carried, and one injured out
of every :!l:i,0j. carried. Ol employes, il
were killed and il.wa injured; of other per
sons U,-i2 were killed, and 1.,'tJO injured, a
total of l.lts'.l killed and 8.H3I injured. Thia
is t person killed and 40 injured to every
100 mile of road operated.
Looking over th dcluiled rerorts of the
coiuiuiiic we find that the Hullalo, Kin hea
ter and Pittsburg has a total of 12 killed
and 327 injured. The report of the Pennsy
lvania Company shows lit passengers killed
and 74 injured: 148 employes killed ami
:t.isil injured, other persons killed 354 and
SOO injured; a total ol ft.M killed and .!
injured. The P., C. C. it St. 1,. reported for
lMil. lo8 persons killed and l.osu injured;
lor IM., 205 killed and 1,731 injured.
Por the year 18ti7 on the Pennsj Irani
system 2r2 person were killed and 2.027
injured; in 1888, persona were killed and
1.807 injured; in IWsl, persons were kill
ed and 4.374 injured; in 1801, 402 persons
were killed and 3..'i28 injured; in 1802, taf
persons were killed and 3,00j injured.
ANTHRACITE MINER i KILLED.
On Dead and Four Dying Takin From
When men came to work Friday morn
ing at the Ouk Hill colliery near Miners
ville. Pa., the lire hot informed them at
usual that the mine was clear of gas. Tut
men went to work, and within half an bout
fur tb whistle blew terrific explosion
occurred in the eait gangway. A miner bail
entered an old breast wben bis lamp ignited
body of gas wblcb bad accumulated. Tht
names of lbs dead and injured are: William
Purcell, killed; John Morgan, arm and legs
broken and injured luterr ally, will die;
David G. Davis, Jr., probably fatally Injur
ed. Patrick Malty, badly Lurntd.
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COI,. K. V. BIlEPAnn DFAII.
A Noted New York Kdltnr Comes to an
Colonel l lllott I itch Phepard, eilltor of
the New Ymk "Mail and Kipriss," died
suddenly Iriday afternoon at his
Inline in New York. Mis death followed
the admiiiisltatlo i of ether by his physicians
who aere about In iniike an n in I mil ion
to ascertain w helher the I 'oliinel's suspicion
that he was suHerilig from sIoiih in the
blinlder was correct.
Colonel Shepard had been In good health,
hill nearly a month ago he noticed syutp
lions Hull led him lo believe that he was
sulTcriu:' with Hone in the bladder. He lei
. I . lit - 1
cot., n.i .tor f. sin t nn.
It go and diil not consult a physician until a
week ago, w hen be we'd to Ilr. Mcl.aueand
lold him hi suspicion. The doitor con
llrmed them and advised him to at least
submit to mi culmination, and to undergo
an operation should it be deemed iii.it
Friday morning about ! o'clock, before the
arrival of the doctor, lie complained ot
severe pain, and said he thought Im would
go to bed Hut lii-t he went lot he telephone,
willed up the olllce of the llnil ..n-r.-.s
and gave a number of instructions about
the I'lture conduct ol lite ncwspuser in ca e
anything should happen to him. A nobody
ill Ins otllie knew he was ill, these instruct
ion occasioned considerable Wonder, but it
was never the hnlnt of any one in the olllce
to qiiiviion anything ihe Colonel did, and
nil even any itniuirie were made a tu
what iniirhl be tlut lustier.
About I o'i: ock Colonel Shepard said he
was ready for the surjeou. and they, with
the nurses, began lor the wolk of putting
him under ether. He bad inhaled the drug
but two or three time when tha physician
detected dangerous symptom, and sloppel
the inhalation. Colonel Sheppard sank
rapi'My.and lor a tune it was I eared he could
not be rallied. Powerful reitoratives wem
At I lie end of an hour's work with oxygen
he was restored to couciouoi"s, and lie
continued, apparently, to tally until about
4 o clock. Then, without warning, and for
no apparent reason, be began rapidly to
sink. I he oxygen treatment wits renline I,
hut it was of no avail; ut 4;'.M o'clock be
died. He was unconscious and hi death
wa peaceful The cause of death given by
the physicians was oedema of the lungs.
Ki.i.iovt Kitcii SurPAMD wa born in
Jamestown. Chautauqua county, N. Y.. July
'.'6. 1834. He wa educated a' the university
ol the city of New York, admitted to the
bar in 1H.8. and for many year practiced
in New York. In 1801 and 1802 be was
aide-de-camp on the staff of (ioveruor Kd
win 1). Morgan and was In command of Ibe
depot of volunteers al Kimira, N. Y., and
aided in organizing, equipping and for
warding to the Held nearly 60.000 troop.
He was instrumental in raising the Ciltv
rirsl New York regiment, which was named
for him "The Shepard UihVs." He was the
lootiiier of the New York State liar Associa
tion in 1870 which has formed the model
lor the orvanuutioti of similar associations
in other State. In March 18s8, he purchas
ed the New York "Mail aud Kxpieis."
Opsle nislnreeted III PaHa,
A somewhat rare and curious eight
was area in l'uns a few days ago.
About sixty gypsy caravans wer
drawn up inline, and with their oc
cupants (about COO In number,) pub
licly disinfected. ThU measure wtti
taken In consequence of the discovery
of Ave or six cases of cholera among
the gypsies, who had recently arrived
from Belgium and Prussia. Tha
caravans were found to be In a most
At Helena, Moot., an eartbquak
shock, lasting 30 seconds, was felt Friday at
C.13 P. d. No ou was hurt.
THE SENATE SPECIAL SESSION
WHAT IS ItrtNll iiONK HY 'I MF. IIHill
Ml ItltANt II tiK I liN'tlltl stM IS
MKsililN AT WAMIINHION.
Miisntl I he President to ilar sent Hie
following nomination to the Pemilr:
.lame II. I- u-iii of I oiiistatia, in be envoy
ei iraordinai v and minister plenipotentiary
ol Ibe l ulled Stale to France.
'I heodore Putiyau of New .terser, lo he
etiviiy eslraoidluary and minister plenipo
tentiary of the I'uitf-d Sliilen lo tiermiuiy.
.lull ri I-.. Itisley of New Ymk, to lie envor
ettraoidiuarr and minister plenipntenliaiy
ot the I idled stales to Denmark.
Walter II. .letikin ol Wccmi-dii. lo be
l iiiled Siiilisi ircuit judge tor tlie Sevclilli
Walter l liabner of Virginia, In be solic
Hot lor the depaiiiiK lit ol stale.
I'hsrles II. sitiian ni lein-, to lie lodge of
Hie I tilled Mates iniirl tor the Indian tern
truest p I tu Ids. In of Maryland, to be II 1st
auditor ol the tlea-tll v.
I hiiiuas lloleotnli of Ih-laware, lo be lifih
andilur ol the ttcasurv.
Wiele Haioptoli ol Mouth Carolina, to be
comiiiissii.ner of railroads.
Among the postiuii-tet wa William II.
Met ahe, t osIhh'Ioii, o.
John I: l!isev, nominated to he Minister
lo lii-nuiiitk. Is a brother In law lo Neuiilor
Ynnihri. aud a lawyer of high sltttiditig In
New Yotk. Mr. Ktslev is nhoiit -Iti year of
age. Ilis appointment i said to tin alto
lelher due to business illlluelice. Ill Is a
man ot means.
.lame II l iisll", who i mimed a Mini
ler lo Prance, wa Mr. White prcdceesn.r
as a Senator from the Stale of Louisiana in
Hie I-itlv tir-t Congress, tin is about
ears old, t a graduate of the Harvard Inw
-chool. and at the hc:itiiiiug of the lietiel
I'.ui euleied the Cmtleileriiln service a
lodge Advocate ou the stall of lietieral
Magruder. lie also sei ved tu the snuin
capacity with tieueral .lot Johnston, until
the end ol the nnr, hen he tvniueil the
law practice al New Oileaus. Iln sened
two terms in the Senate.
Wade Hampton, ol South Carolina, serv
ed wild distinction and credit in the I . M.
senate 1-1 consecutive vear. liiinl y yicdiiitr
thai post lieeailse ot the antagntiisui of the
A llitluce i-leitieut in hisi ttatiVH Slate. He i
iitmo-l i.i year- old. II is reeotd of service
iluiiug the lleheltion is thai ol a brave sol
dier. He relinoiiished his seat in the Sen
ate lo serve in the held, and attained the
rank ot fietieral, and was ailetward liovet
nor id South Carolina m IN7H and '77.
W alter II. Jenkins, appointed . I ml e of the
-'evenlh Judicial Cmirl, is a unlive ol New
York. He Ii4 resided in Wisconsin for the
past ;tn vein.
I heodote lliiiiyan, the new Minister to
ttetmauy, i one the protuittent ligure of
New Jersey lieuiociticy and n iiinii of piu
noiiuced abihly. lor 10 vear lie wa
liani ellul ol ihn State, and baa twice been
its i-uiuhdale for ' ioveruor.
The Senate during the etecutive sesl,,i,
lii-dsy dispoved of a huge tiutouut r.l work
that bad accnmuliiled pending l'u reorgatii
nation ol the loiiiiiiiltees. All the earlier
nomination Iroin Ihn President and lhoe
ent In to day, w ith the exception of here
and there a' post master, wen eiiidiruieij
without u word of dissent, the utmost bar
ninny prevailing. Ibe Humiliations of ei
Senators Ktistin nnd Hampton wen eoti
lirined wilhoiit Ibe formality of a leferetn e
lo tbe appropriate committees. Amoiig the
lew nominations held over was thai of Pdi
lor It. II. Urown, of the Meadviile, Pa.,
Mi-kkcii'cc, to he piislmitsler til his town.
'I he numerou" errors that have come lo
light in the enrollment ol the great appro
priation hills at the last sesisioit. hirtued the
subject lor nearlv an hour of the time thai
I he Senate was in session to dav. Mote
than !l errors we e staie I by Mr. Hale to
liave been disi-nxered in I'ih Naval Appro
priation lull alone. Yaiinii resolutions a
to clerks of romuiitteei change of tines,
etc., ncre tillered hid not acted on, aid Ihn
s-enate adjourned till Wednesday next.
n.Msiii v In Ibe Semile today Mr. Me
Plierson. ol Nw .ler-cy. lepoiled back
Irom the Cumniiitee on' l-'iuance the resolu
tions odeicd l,y bitn h.si Monday, directing
the Coin m iiouer 'n I aletr I" make a re.
port al the opeiiini; of tin- l-'iliy Second Con
gress im to the co-t ol produc ion ol iron
and steel luanulaciiires and of textile fahrn
amended as to einpoweralso the l iniini-M
I oin m it lee t i make Inilher ilivestiatimi
into tlie same matters with power to send
lor persons and papers.
I he President to-diiy sent the following
liominalioiis to the senate:
John S. Seymour of t oiinecliciit, to be
commisiotier of patents.
Silas W. I.anioreaiix of Wisconsin, to bi
t'ommissioner ol the general hind olli-,
William II. Mm of M is-issiiu, to be
first as-Infant secretary ot the interior.
Kd ward A. lionets of WashitcMoii, lo be
assolaut commissioner ol tlie general land
Henry C. Pell, to he second deputy com
missi, mcr nl pensions.
Hotace H. I.uriou of Tennessee, to ha
l iiiled State circuit Jiidye for Ibe Sixth
Max Joild of Missouri, to be consul gen
eral of the doled Slate at Vienna.
John ,1. Carter of l.ooiiHiia. to tie collec
tor ol internal n venue lor tbe district of
John S. SevMi.t fi is a lawver by profes
sion, about 4-'i yeiit old. Two year ugo be
a elected St aid senulor, which wa hi
first public service.
Lx. l.lM i, tio i HMIK Sims, of Mississippi,
wa hoi u caiitliilaie lor ap
ointment as I'tr-t AHs.slaut Sec
retary of the Interior, ami accept
ed it only at the leisoiial solicitation of
Hoke Smith. He bus lepeiiledlv been urged
In accept the iioinimition lor Coventor of
Mississippi, but ha always refused. He is
a man of loiliine. with u splendid business
record. Hoke South feariN himself a ex
tremely fori, mate in securing Mr. Situ a
consent to serve. Sims was in tlie Coiiled
erate army and lost a leg.
Knnshi- A II. .ails was appointed by
Secretary l-iiiuar during Mr, Cleveland a
former administration as Inspector of the
Public Laud Service. On his tesignalion in
IHn'.i he wa made secretary of the American
Loreslry A'sociaiinu aud is said to have
been instrumental in securing the reseiva
lion of over pi.liuo.hOj acre of the public
timber lauds as permanent forest reserva
tions. II. f. Bri.i. Is at present a law clerk In
the Pension Itureau. and lie has received
Ibis promotion in recognition of bis ioii
and efficient service.
s. W, l.wioun x is a warm personal
friend of Senator Vila!, and received Hi
unipialitied endorsement of that gentleman
tor the place lo which he ha been appoint
ed. Mr. I amoreux isa native of New Y ork,
but went to Wisconsin belore tbe war. He
lias served his S ale as Senator and District
Attorney, but for lb last 1 1 years ha been
a county Judge.
Thursday The entire time nf the session,
which wa short, was occupied with a dis
cussion of the resolution introduced yester
day, which declares that "the provision of
tbe appropriation act providing tor tne ap-l-ointment
of th-ee senator and three
representatives of the r'iftv-thlrd congress,
by th presidiuc officer of tlie two house
in the fifty-second congress, as such com
mission is In derogation of tlie constitution
al rights, privileges and prerogatives of each
house, is otherwise violative of the Consti
tution and is absolutely null and void." Th
resolution ws finally ordered printed and
laid ou tb table to be latter referred lo Ihr
committee on privileges and elections, and
the senate proceeded lo executive business.
After spending about three quarters of an
hour In executive session tb seiial ad
journed until Monday.
During tb executive session number of
nomination wer confirmed, including
those of Theodore Itunyon, of New Jersey.
' lo be Ml lister r.l the Ctilted Vlntr In (It-r
many; W alter H. Palmer, of Virginia, In he
Holieltor l"t the liepartment of Stale; Kd
ward II. Whitney, of New Yotk, to be As
sistant Attorney (Iriieral; .latin- II. .Inik
in, of Wisconsin, to be l ulled Stale I tr
end Judge for the seventh Judicial d sinci;
Pohl. II. Drown to he iwistinimer at Mi-ad-ville,
Ml'I.IIS Ol' THU ItMOTIirltHOOII.
Tha l.eenl ltniur Into tba Ann Aibor
A ilispalch from 'I'oledn, it., says: 'Ibe
non union men me tunning tlie Ann
Arbor road In giant shai-e. 'the inuring ol
the t ake shote engineer ami fireman w ho
refused In handle A mi A rhnr freight, Wn
roiilliined In Ihn I lilted Stale I ireitit e cut
linlay. 'I lie testimony of the varlou ot
licials showeil Unit the nr. ler of Judge
Kiel aas not shown to the men until after
they liad -aid Ihey wo I'd tint handle Ibe
Ann Attior nit.
lie nlll ial Intended II,' the oolcr
should tie the la t r"ori, after H-riiaou
bad tailed I h testimony binien out the
la. I however, thai Ihn men, be.'oie they
said they would not handle the cato, l.nd
Hid: ' We ititll the service of ll.f Itlpauv."
T'-e engine i-r' attiu ucv saw tu thi-: a pool
Isiitit. and dwelt upon it in his i to-s i-jhii.i-nation.
It wnsi evelope.t. however, tliat the
oidel w as osti-d on Ibe bulletin hoaid ill
fine, and Hull a role lopured a I einp oy
to e'llc-ull Ihetn lie ore I'oill-f out.
I he pi mi. i.nl niiii. -s i, the day m .1 V
Watson, of tlie I eke shore lirievtnu e i oui-iiiuiii-.
It was be who a( id the ilis,iii h to
tleneral Sii,eriiileiiilent I null If. ol the I like
Mime, leading. "We ask you tu the m'eri-si
ol peace ami hatiuony not toastt Lake Mime
nrineet to luinilie 1 nn Aihor Ireigh':"
and later on he sent a disp itch to Caoitlf.
stilting that the strike could not he s.-itl.-d
li.UH.tiil.lv. and the law ol Ibe lliolherhood
wm J.I he eolorced.
lie mis asked in accordance with what
ru'ent the ProtherlKHid he sent such a no
tice. " I he rule that allowed ererr mnu fo Ho
as he plcn-ed as an tndivlditiil." mil Mr.
Watson. I he allornev luugliinglv Haled
Imit it was a strange thing lor a te dv to fu
nd laws to allow men lo do as they , 'cased.
Mr. W atson was asked lo prodm e the rule.
He il-it not have it. He tin ropiestcd to
ieeat it lino inemotv. Heiould not re
llieuih r It. Iiol even the stl.,tnnce.
I inallv. alter being tiard pressed, he slated
that ibe rule he h.id in mind was fo the
etle. f Ihat Itrotherhood men iiiu-l not ban
die me freight ot any road on nhn-li the
Ittoiheihoiid men are out on a strike.
"l.v what authority did you eud cerlnir.
lelegiarns tu the Lake Shore l. III. -nils lelat
itu tit the actt.iii the men would take"
' Py Ilie authority vested In rue try the
B'-liou ol ibe engineers."
Asked what wie his irt Information eon
leiiiiiu; the ironhle. Mr. W atson said he had
known nothing about it until be received n
lelejriinn Iron- Mr. Arthur, which sua in
soh-liii.ee as follows ' lliere is n legal
strike on the Ann Arbor. Notily all men
lo he govei ncd it'-coriliiigiv."
Mr. Walsoti went on lo sav thai he tio'ifl
ed as imtny of the men as possihle. Asked
how the boycott wa- .. i lated oil. he said by
an oruer signed liy I hiil Arthur stall ig
I bill ill colisc iilf lice of lieeotiatiotis hit l een
liniltoad i ominissiiiuer Kirkby nnd Mana
ger A' liley. eeitaiu rules of lint lliotlier
boi.il would not be eolorced.
II hligalion referred to In the rule, Hie
liltotiievs anted lo know about, in not
Inkeii n uler oath. W ituesswii iiniib e to
(five the siihslauce ol tlie obligation. Con
tinuing I - said that the members of the
l otlierbood wete not guilty ol violatiu;
the rules of the older in r.-lil-ing to ipiil
wm k ,
Leonard I I nk, a Lake Shore engineer. and
one of the only t wo emiloves of r tint com
pany u ho are member of the llrritl.efhoi.il.
was lit st I. laced mi t r.e stand tor the del etu-e.
I he counsel ol the complainant hoped to
worm out ol Clark an iidiulsslon that I m
bad tesii'iied Ins pnsiliou on the i,nke shore
imtiied iilely on lenruing that he would he
obliged to li.itulle sit cars of freight trom
the Ann Ariior. Clark endeavori-d to avoid
a direct iidiuHd.in of his resignation under
ttie-e circtiiiisiaure. but. eventually slated
that such hud been the can.
iiiile a diiitiiaiicsceneeiisneil when Clark
In lejiiy fo a piest-.oii from Mr. Potter as to
h v he reiused to handle. Ann Arlmr
lie ght. sniil . ' Hi iietty netir in v grarn
now and Id. .lit want to go through tlie reit
id in v li'' a sciih."
I he s,ecta'mu applauded this loudly,
while. lodge Kick va.nly endeavored to re
I he rule referred lo, and which t Jnef Ar
thur hied null the court, as be was ordered
to do, H as lollows.
' I hat hermilter when an Issue ha been
auslin tied by Hui Ctand Chiel and carried
into eflict by the Protherhood of
Lii'-miioiive Kngineer. It hall be reconi.
ed as n violation of oldigaiion for a mem
ber of Ihn Lr. .tl.erli.mil of .o.-o-luo'ivH
Kngineer Aso. I dion, who
may be emplove.l on n r.nlro.id ruuiiitK m
connection with or adjacent to said road, to
handle the properly belonging to said rail
road or tvteiu in auv way that may bene,
lit said company in which tlie llroiherhno.l
of l.iH-oiiiiitive Iiniueei i at issue, until
the grievaticM or isiiie dt whatever nature
or kind has been tunica hi y settled."
AHTIIUK IHHVf.H AN ADDIIE8H.
Tbe Chief of the Brotherhood of flngi
neersonthe Ann Arbor Strike.
Chiel Arthur, of the llrotherhnod of Jo
romntivc Kngineers, ha issued an oflicuil
statement regarding the position the lirotli
erhood occupies in the Ann Arbor strike.
He states that he litnls it very hard to make
the public understand that he does not or
der any stoppage of work, and could not if
hewanteito "Jhe men themselves vntn
ilium it and if a majority decide to stop
work, of course it is done, in a!l case
where the engineer and liremeii have a
contract with railroad com pan in we
have no trouule and lind it much the best
W ay lo do.
"In the la't case every honorable effort
was made to adjust the dilllciiliy. but with
out sit.-. es. and here it is said that the men
Mopi-d work without giving notice, winch
i not true, a niysell addressed a letter to
lieneral Manager Ashley, informing him
Ihut hi engineer and liremen bad deter
mined to leave hi servic, giving turn am
ide lime to decide whether lo grant the re
quests or nor. Inhere had been a head to
the Ann Arlmr road that believed in hying
snd letting live we would not have had
trouble; but o long a this grinding process
is carried out by the railroads, Just so long
will there b trouble with the companies. '
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i'lRE AND fcX PLOSION.
Th Fearful Experience of th Fecpleof
Fir wa ditcovered at ,'J:.'i0 o'clock Tues
day morning in the Kohler flouring mill at
Litchfield, ills., and in less than .'0 minutes
lb blaz wa beyond control. About this
tint there wa a terrific expiration of flour
dust, and th immense structure was blown
to fragmcnis. John Cowle. a millwright,
whose home is at Waterloo, N. Y , was kill
ed and many otheri were severely wound
ed. Tbe explosion wrecked nearly every busi
ness place In the village. Tlie damag to
th mill alone will amount to tl.OQO.OOO.and
other prorty was damaged over 1 1.10,000.
Tb shock w as felt In tb adjoining village
of Clyde, Butler, (iillespi and Uillsboro.
In many of these place th conclusion was
o great that plat glass windows wer bro
ken. Th fir is supposed to bar been
Itarted by a spark from a passing locomo
tive. Tb Insurance on tb mill it 1330,-00.
1 Al I It NltWIt W Al.
f 1:1 II. 1.
Twelve iefott have been killed III
;i Icntile olliirliaitee In Columbia, during
a hich the i nut I niua tiioiiiitiiiu tldge sank
ami the Kniarn, a volcano, til-charged hear
liy. An agrei turn) . a I een reached by which
the gieat lotloti sir ke at Mniichc!ef, F.ng
laud, I ended, I he compromise elli i ted
between (he ,i er n nf tedtieiloit In wagea
in-lsled upon l.y the nuisteis and Ibe per
tent, ledunimi !hc operatives were w illing
10 incept Is Hint the i.peiinive shall ace pt
a reduction id 7 pi-me In the pound. Pe
te, ecu ll.tsxi.iHii ami l,,imi,ii epinillc
have In en standing idle lor nearly six
inoinh it ti iesii'1 or thl strike.
ii lui i if.
Al Mn. -on, its , Luiied Slate Hislrlcl
Judge Speer gi tiide l an order on the super
ihtciiilciil id the Vtilriil tailrnnd to npenr
and uusvier for lefusing lo treat with I Is
engineer nn, t, Icgiaphets on a ipieation nf
leiienal ol coiiliin i. Die sliK-iliilen.li ril
bud declined lo nci.giiie any nriiiiiiition
among his men.
I 11:1 .
Al ii li-.er,' Col., the waiehousn of the
Summit Luel and l-'ii-d f nuipatiy was de-
troynl by lire, I ivo tin men were killed,
Liatik Mnhony and I rederiek Pierpont,
Ihey were caiighl inaii alley by a falling
wall. I.O-S, t.'.i.KII.
.IS.t II l:, I '.KIMiriTU iriM
I'v ii preuuitiiin explosion in the Liny
mini, Lake City. Co Ja.-k Miri'nrthy find
Peler Same wetn hoilt ilisnmtly killed. Ibe
bodies were terribly mangled.
At Chicago. V. K. Weed, owner of bntli
the "Nnrllnvi'sif in hruggist ' and Ihn Clil
cago "Craphn " was instantly killed by n
frilling brick. I h imis pus ing Hie Phoenix
Iniilditig, in which extensive alteration am
being niade by tl.e W'l-ru loin Tele
graph Coui any, w in it a brick wn dropped
from the tenth stmy by a workman
'I he 7 year old daughter of John Matter,
of I nto- Piatich, N. J , while taking n ke t e
Irom a stove 'it pie to her diesa Shewn
hiiriied lo ilniili. Mrs. Mnher, In iil.-iii-t.
ing to extinguish the tlatne, wa seriously
h unci nl. out the aims and body.
' hie result nf eflort lo iticre-.se Ira. In
i'h tlie countries of South and ( crural
A i ica seems lo l.e the iiu rea-e in :he ex
portation of A men' in fur in iinplemeuts.Pig
ures for the Areentme L'f'f.uhlic show an
im reuse from t ;'7.o 1 1 lo l.il-l.lHKi during
I he treasury department ollh inls ate
mil. h cralitled at tlie healthy showing of
the Iree gold balance. Saturday Ibis balance
mm. iinled to o.er V.o'i'i.'f'il and is slowly
.M-: I M. AMI I ,MIO,
'I he New Yotk t ity i lothingi niters in ,VtO
sltof.s, tiiimheriug 7110, were lot ke-l out and
11 hitter light will take place.
Pi pre'i iiinthi. sd r.rsil itiirodured n hill
ill tlm Miune-iiiia hi,a-e pruhihtliug f hllui
men berealfer ' liom wearing their slnrla
outside of tlo ir pmi's," nud n ipiiring tl.ern
lo "dies-the Minn as other citizens." A
violtihnn of the in t is to he punished by a
line ol from f I to tin. and by forfeiture, of
Hie pig tail, I he lull wa referred tilth
cniiiiiiiilee on health and sanitation
m 1 1 i iv rors,
'I he material damage done by last week'
cyclone id Memphis, Tcnii., amount r
I .'.fi'ih.iiini. In all in people were killed.niost
ol t hem colored.
Ill corder s'niyi in t,f New Y'ork, I;n im
posed line iiggngnldig about J.il.fHi'l on
laiestneii suuiinoiiiii lor examination in tbe
Pcichaiiau murder ca-e. who failed fo an"
swi r the summon when called to he rpie.
tioiud coricertiiiig their ijUnlilc iitiom a
. . ..
OOINd TO WORK.
The Long Strike ot the Miners at Last
A dispatch liotn Moiioiigabela City, pa.,
stale tii.it tlie m tier rike of lr.'.;; in i
an end linally and dei l-ively.It really lermi
liii'ed last Thursday alter the convention lit
Moiiongaliela City, when a few of Ihn self
appointed leader, after several hour' hard
work, induced the delegates to stand out un
til the following day lor the .'-rent rale.
I he lad regaiding Unit convention are
thai the majority of the delegate were for
tie. -luring the strike off then and there. They
were induced not to do m by the leaders re
fen -tl foon n promise by them that if a
committee was appointed lo wait upon tbe
i.peiators and ask lor arbitration the opera
tors woo d Jump nt the chance.
In the belief that this was true the dele
gates agreed to stand out. Next afternoon,
they were ' nick ly undeceived a tie the sen
timent of the operators and the striae
n a broken.
In nearly all the Western Pennsylvania
mines work has been re-timed, and a ma
jority of the strikers have returned.
l lliniNO jMi prsTITITION.
Pome of the most pathetic tales have been
to d since the break began on Kri.lay uhoul
th' sacrili's-s tho men have rna.lt! and the
suffering imposed mi iheir wives ami chil
dren, who have suffered equally with th
men in this long and hitler struggle. Some
of the miners' laniilie in the fourth pool
have tasted no meal for months, and in th
bi'tere't cold weather their children have
beep homed in localise they were not shod
to go out In the snow. The diggers who
have been so hard pushed for to si and
clothing deny the retorts given totlie pub-.c
about coiniuissarie buying been earablibe
where all the needy one touid at lejst pro
The captains of river boat sav tbev
more destitution among the luiuers. than
thev ever saw before this strike. It is ,an
live have been lost through Insufficient
food and exposure without proper clothing
a physician practicing among th miner,
near Klusbrtn, Pa., saying that inanition
wouid account for tlie deaths of most ol th
young children w ho have been buried from
the striking miners' homes this wiuter.
A NOTABLE CIFF FBOM SPAIN.
Tb Santa Maria to be Presented to th
Xheiiortrnment of Spain, through the Stat
department at Washington, baa officially
tendered to the I'nited Stales as a gift, tb
reproduced flagship of Columbus, tb tr'anU
Maria, now somewhere in th Gulf of Mex
ico tn rout to tbis country to participate in
lb naval review, and form a part of tlA-'
tpsnish exhibit at Chicago.