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The Omaha Daily Bee.
ESTABLISHED JUNE 10, 1871.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 2, 1902 TEN TAG ES.
SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS.
LABORERS' DAY OFF
Business Qtntrtllj Susppudsd in Honor
f the Occasion.
CELEBRATE BY PARADES AND SPEECHES
Senator rairbaaks of Indiana the Orater at
TWENTY THOUSAND HEAK HIS ADDRESS
T: a Gensrous Tribute to the Worth of
" ' Man Who Toils.
LABOR THE KEYSTONE OF NATION'S ARCH
pinch Has Reea Accomplished
Render Conditions More Favor
able, bat Mich Remains
te Be Done.
', KANSAS CITT, Mo., Sept. 1. Ten thou
sand anion workmen from the various
trades of both cities paraded the downtown
' strt-ets fcers this forenoon.
Heading the procession were a number
of carriages bearing city officials and the
speakers of the day, chief among them
being United States Senator Charles W.
Fairbanks of Indiana.
The parade ended at Electric park,
where nearly 20,000 persons listened to the
, speechroaklng. The principal address was
delivered by Senator Fairbanks, who was
glv.'n a rousing reception. It was the
jr.ost no'-able Labor day celebration ever
)' ' Trlbat to Potent Ulie.
i . . . . ...
Senator Fairbanks said -en part:
Mr. CIlMrmin, Wemoers of the Labor
urganisauona 01 ivansas city, renow m-
sent,: We do well to celebrate Labor day
It 4 fitting, Indeed, that one day In all the
year should be dedicated solely to the Inter
cuts pi laoor; mat we snouia turn asiue
from our accustomed activities and pay
tribute to It. In almost every city, village
ana naRiiet, irom ono end or tne repiiuuc
to the other, countless thousands are re
joicing In a day which, by congressional
and legislative act, and by common consent.
Is set apart in nearly every state of the
vplon, in the District of Columbia and the
territories. In order that we may take note
of the interests of that vast army which
follows the banner of labor. It Is well tl at
we should pay our tribute to this potent
Influence In bu'lding up and making great
and strong the republic. No other has
done so much In brlnatna- the country to
Its present position of strength and power
the very greatest among the nations of the
earth. It is a titling time to teach our
children that labor is honorable and that
only througn It can we posHlbly hope to
achieve the beneficent ends for which so
ciety Is established or government rounded
Ho long as labor Is deemed honorable fliers
Is peril only when labor la regarded as de- j
There are many questions which vitally
affect labor and which have reelved and
are receiving Hie earnest attention or pub
licists and economists. It is a gratifying
fact that mors people are studying labor
twoblems today than ever before and that
. thni. who are riiHimaed to aturiv them are
no lunger regarueu einifuiar. uui an euusr
thinkers, desirous of promoting justice, ele
, vatlng ths conditions of their fellow men
and advancing the well-being of society.
Is'o higher motive than this can actuate
men. , .
The theme which is uppermost on occa
sions like this Is organized labor. There
- .i Leeii a decided ail.noein 'the cause
of labor during comparatively recent years.
The evolution in our Industrial conditions,
whlrh Is the marvel and admiration of the
world, has rendered it necessary that labor
Should organise.. Labor organisations have
umr origin in uie maiiuci ui eippreaerva-
tion, of mutual advancement, of common
good, and are as natural and legitimate as
the organization of capital. In fact, the
, organization of labor and capital naturally
. go hand In hand. The one is essentially
the complement of the other.
The growth of labor organisations has
been comparatively rapid, and, like all
growth, has been accompanied by travail
and mistakes. It l not surprising that is
so. It would. Indeed, be remarkable if It
were otherwise. All great movements in
society ana ail great undertakings In com
merce are attended by successes and fall
vres, bv victories and defeats. In the so
compllahment of their purpoae. The suc
cess of all great undertakings depends upon
wis and courageous leadership.
. Important and Delicate Responsibility
a hupb witw rvyreneni uio various imoor
organisations are charged with Important
ana aeucate responsibilities, ana it is es
sential that they should be men of mod
Judgment, of forceful character and worthy
of confidence. They should be men know
ing the rights of labor and willing and able
to assert and maintain them. They should
likewise know the rights of capital and be
wining ana .nme to respect thm. It is
most reassuring fact that the principal
leaders of the (treat labor organisations to
day are men who have been chosen because
of their sound Judgment, their wisdom and
their integrity or purpose. They must rea.
on with capital and know the measure of
the rights of both labor and capital and
how to secure a Just recognition of the In
terests which they represent. They must
Dosses not only the confidence or lahor.
but of capital as well. If they would ac
complish the best results.
That labor organizations have done much
to advance the cause of labor there can be
no doubt, iney have been earnest advo
cates of education, knowing full well that
Knowledge is real power. They have es
tabllshed newspapers throuahout the coun
try. Intelligently devoted to the promotion
Of their Interests. They have founded
their membership. They have Increased
wages where Inadequate and secured rea
sonable hours of service. They have abol
ished or modified conditions In the sweat
shops of great cities which were under
mining the health and morals of the
operatives. They have stood against the
- abuses of child labor. They have taught
the necesalty of the obaervance of con
tracts, knowing full well that contracts ars
founded In honor and are the basis of com
mercial success. They have increased and
-rk to maintain a higher morale among
their membership. They are opposed to
anarchy. Anarchy has no greater foe than
they. They know that lsbor's best Inter
ests are .dependent upon the maintenance
of orderly and stable government.
One of the functions ol organised labor
Is to secure the recognition ot Its rights by
cai'f " h nacirtc means. Wsr Is de
structive and labor wars are no exception
tn the role. It has seemed to me that
through organised labor the misunderstand
ing between labor and capital can be min
imised, turbulence and disorder largely
avoided and that stable conditions may be
maintained. The strike should be the last
appeal and resorted tn only when other
means of securing proper redress hsve
fulled. This Is, Indeed, the fundamental
theory upon which organised labor Is
PRESIDENT MITCHELL SPEAKS
Organised Workmen Assemble at
Philadelphia in Thousands to
Hear Miners Loaders.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1. Tbs organ
ised workmen of Philadelphia today paid
their tribute to John Mitchell, president
of the 'United Mine Workers of America,
and .at the same time showed their sym
pathy In a substantial way for the strik
ing anthracite mine workers of Pennsyl
vania. The presence of the miners' chief was
the occasion of probably ths greatsst dem
onstration that organised Isbor has ever
held on Labor' dsy. .In ths forenoon a
parade was held under ths auspices of the
Central Labor union. In which nearly all
ths trades of the city were represented. It
Is estimated that mors than 10,000 men
.were tn line. President Mitchell rode at
ths 'ad of the procession, and bis recep
' tion along the rout of ths parade was en-
(Contluued oa Second Psge.)
NOMINEES 0F PROPAGANDA
Right Rev. J. M. Farley to Be Areb
blsbop nnd Right Rev. Orargt
ROME, Sept. 1. The propsganda, after a
lengthy sitting today, decided to recommend
the pope to sppolnt Right Rev. J. M. Far
ley, D. D., auxiliary bishop of New York,
as archbishop of New York, in succession
to the late Michael Augustine Corrlgsn. and
Right Rev. Oeorge Montgr f -. bishop of
Los Angeles, Cal.. as cl. ,o Most
Rev. Patrick William Rlordv ';( '"hop
of San Francisco. '
Cardinal Oottl, prefect of the prop., '
presided. The other cardinals pre,
were Sera fl no Vannutclll, Vincent Vanntt
telll, Satolll, Strlnhuber, Begna, Cretonl,
Vlvesy Tuto and Martlnelli. The discus
sion lasted three and a half hours.
Cardinal Martlnelli, who was charged to
set forth the care of his colleagues, made
a minute and detailed report about the dif
ferent candidates. The Information re
ceived showed that Dr. Farley was qualified
as the most worthy candidate for the post,
both In the lists of the priests and bishops
and In the reports of the archbishops of the
United States. After a discussion In which
all the cardinals present participated Car
dinal Oottl summed up the expressions ot
opinions of those presents, with tbs result
that the choice of Dr. Farley was unani
mous. ' The ratification of ths pope la nec
essary to make ths appointment definite.
Mgr. Veccla, secretary of the propaganda,
will report today's meeting to his holiness
some time during this week. The formality
of the confirmation of the decision reached
by the cardinals, however, Is sotns times de
layed. The qualifications of the candidate for
the post of coadjutor to the archbishop of
San Francisco were outlined by Cardinal
Satolll, whose eulogy of the Rt. Rev. Oeorge
Montgomery resulted in this prelate' nom
ination almost without discussion.
It Is expected that Dr. Farley will ask
for an auxiliary bishop on account of the
slse and Importance of the archdiocese of
DEFENDS AMERICAN SOLDIERS
German Correspondent Write that
They Hove Been Remarkably
Mnmano In Philippines.
BERLIN, Sept. 1. A correspondent ot
the Frankfort Zeltung, writing from Ma
nila, replies to the charges of cruelty on
the part of the American army appearing
la European newspaper. He says:
"Perhaps no other nation except the
United States would have had the patience
to meet the stubborn resistance of the
Filipinos In Samar for two long year with
such humanity as, on the whole, has been
tne esse, it is not to De wonuerea at tnat
the American leader finally, let their gall
run over at the treacherous tricks played
upon them and adopted sharper measures.
Of oourss some excesses have occurred,
but It Is highly Inadmissible to select
these few cases and serve them to the
public a typical of American warmak
Ing." The correspondent also emphasize the
Injustice of expecting American to ob
serve in every case the rule of olvlllsod
warfare while fighting such a foe.
The writer praised- the political shrewd-
ness, combined with moderation, of toaki
Ing surrendered Insurgent officer govern
ors of provinces.
CONFESSES CRIME OF MURDER
Lanes Corporal In Engrllsh Army lays
that He Killed Strangrer In
COLCHESTER, England, Sept. L At the
police court hero today Lance Corporal
Lloyd of the Bedfordshire regiment, who
had surrendered to the authorities, charg
ing himself with the murder of an un
known man In Kansas City, Mo., In
January last.was remsnded for a week after
formal evidence had been given.
Lloyd, who claims to be an American
cltlsen. In his confession to tbs police
aid hi real name was William O. B. C.
Toll of 212 East Twenty e-seventh street,
Kansas City, and that he was married and
that he had formerly served In the United
State army, from which he had deserted
Ths prisoner further asserted that he did
not know the name of the man be had
killed. Hi object wa robbery and he
knocked the man on the head with a
SUPREME ARBITRATION COURT
To B Demanded In Prlnelpevl Resola.
tlona siabmltted In London
Trade Union Congress.
LONDON. Sept. 1. Tho thirty-fifth trde
union congress commenced a week' ses
slon in London today. Upward of 600 dele
gates representing 1,20,000 worker were
present, including many women delegate.
The United State wa represented by
Harry Blackmor and Patrick Dolan. One
of the principal resolutions which will b
submitted demand leglslstlon creating a
supreme court of arbitration, with compul
sory power to settle dispute between m
ploysr and employes.
FLORENCE NOW SEES PEACE
Indications Aro that tho Italia
Workmen's Strike Will Be'
FLORENCE, Italy. Sept. 1. The Indies
tion tonight are that the general strike
which has been In progress since last Fri
day will end shortly. A conference wsa
held between the workers and ths man
agers of the Plgnone Iron works, where
the strike originated. It brought no re
suit and the employes ot the Plgnone
work declare they Intend to remain out,
but urge all other atrlker to return to
their work. Florence I quiet and there i
GREAT LOSS OF LIFE IN GALE
Eighteen Vessels, Two Tons nnd a
Seoro of Lighter Ar Driven
Ashero Near Capetown.
CAPETOWN. Sept. 1. Eighteen vessels,
mostly sailing craft, have been driven
ashore In a gale at Port ElUabeth. Five
of them were dashed to pieces and all ths
members ot their crew wers lost.
Two tugs ar also reported to hsve foun
dered and a scors of lighter ar auhor.
It 1 feared that there has been great loos
Earthaaak Claims Victims.
ROME. Sept. 1. Several shock of earth
quake were experienced this morning at
Gubblo, In tbs province of Perugia. A num
ber of houses were destroyed, threo per
son wsr killed and many war Injured,
LABOR DAY WELL OBSERVED
Publio and Prirata Interests Itupeid Basl
smi ia Ctaitral Beoognitioa.
BIG PARADE OF ALL THE UNION MEN
O. J. Kleffner ail Otbera Speak at
the Bis; Plenle Given Dorian
the Afternoon at Conrt
maha greeted Labor day with a warm
ie this year and' accorded It a gen
bgnltlon. Public and private busi
ness ouses joined In the observance and
while no formal demonstration by the city
were arranged. It wa evident on all aide
at an early hour yesterday morning that thl
was the day et apart for the celebration
of labor' cauae and rank in the great
procession of national progress. Laboring
men generally ar Idle tcdsy and are
doing their utmost to msks tha festivities
and demonstrstlons successes.
Ths unions Interested In the Union Pa
cific strike, with a large number of their
friends, war celebrating Labor day at
Courtland beach, while a number of tho
union were at Council Bluff, Joining the
Central Labor organisation of that city
In a demonstration, and one or two onions
ent representatives to Nebraska City.
where a large demonstration wa In prog
ress. Five Hnndred In Lino.
The local parade of the union formed at
Labor tempi at :30 o'clock in the morning.
Headed by a band, about 600 representative
of organised labor marched through the
street from Fifteenth and Dodge to Har
ney street and then took car to the besch.
The first union In the line of march wa
the machinist. These me'n carried the
banner which were first displayed ia the
parade they held weeks ago a a demon
stration against the Union Pacific's action
In Introducing the piecework system. Fol
lowing them were the member of the
Blacksmith' union, ths Boiler Makers'
union, the Moulders' union, the Bridge and
Structural Iron Workers' Union and the
Carpenters' union. The rear was composed
of members of union which had no organ
ization In the parade.
Although the parade of the union worker
of the city was small, several union
had representatives at South Omaha, Coun
cil Bluffs and Nebraska City, the attendance
at Courtland beach In the afternoon w
large, about 4,000 people being present. The
committee which had made arrangement
for a program of game of strength and
skill at the last moment declared all con
teats off and the speeches were the only
addition to ths regular program ot the
The crowd began to arrive by 11 o'clock.
at which time tho marchers reached the
grounds. A large number brought baskets
and ate dinner under the trees, while other
patronised the cat and restaurant. An-
arrangement had been made with the man
ager of the resort whereby one-half ot the
gate receipt were turned over te the Labor
day committee of the Central Labor union
and by tbem will be placed at the disposal
of tho strike committee ot ths unions st
loggerheads with the Union Paclfia rail
way. ' .' '" '
Kleffner Speaks First.
It waa I o'clock before the speaker be
gan to talk. The first was George J. Kleff
ner, who bad bieu appointed chairman of
the meeting. , Mr. Kleffner opened his re
mark with a short history of Labor day
and then spok ot strike. According to
the speaker 60 per cent of the strike In
augurated In tha United State had been
won, IS per cent had been compromised,
while Sfi psr cent had been loot, the lost
strike Involving the greater number of
men. He then spoke of the effect of the
patent law upon monopolies and offered
for consideration the English law upon
tha subject of patents, which, after the
death ot tho patentee, revoke ths patent
It It can b shown that It continuance
results in a monopoly of any line of busi
ness. The chief them of his address was
direct legislation and he aald, in part:
"Direct legislation la the starting point
for all legislation which had for It pur
pose the uplifting of the condition ot ths
people generally and of the laboring man
In particular, when a voter delegate
Ma political power he lose It, W hay
had an illustration of that In this state.
j wo years ago a man was a candidate for
United States senator. The issue was well
defined and the people endorsed .his candi
dacy, fie was successful with the people.
Ha wa known a th champion of the policy
of government ownership of the telegraph
system of tb country and of the estab
llshment of postal savings banks. He Ma
defeated sfter winning ths battle before
the people; defeated by delegated power. At
tne present time we have the question In
another form. At the next legislature there
will be amendments offered to the Omaha
city charter. For myself I will vote for no
candidate who doe not first pledge himself
for horn rule for Omaha. Under the pres
ent condition It would be folly for the la
boring men ot the city to put a ticket In
ths Held. If they were to elect every city
officer they would find these men so cur
tailed of power that no honest man could
run the city properly.
Now Is ths time to have the Initiative
and referendum system of city government
adopted. A committee of fifteen men abiuld
bo authorised to draft a charter for the
city and that charter should be submitted
to the people ot the city for adoption. This
charter should provide for referring ques
Hons ot great Importance to the Doonle
The question of Internal Improvement Is
one of these. Today wa hsve Improvement
districts for sewer and paving. It sh-mll
be arranged so that the people of these dis
tricts could vote on the Improvements to be
made and decide for themselves the ques
tion of their Introduction. The plan could
be based upon that now in tore In Swltzer
land, where It ha been shown to oe effect
ive and satisfactory. Every man should ask
himself why be has th bsllpt and 'he
answer to this question should be mado be
fore ne votea at tne next election. I do
not believe In depriving and man of his
wealth. 'but I do believe la taklnc from
him the power to create monopoly."
Address by Rev. John William
Rev. John Williams of Bt. Barnabas
church also delivered an address. Ha said
"Wer I to be addressing Mr. Rjrt anl
other representatives of capital t would
tell them what I think they should be told
buj they ar not her and I desire to spesk
to you, not to them. It Is no un to rail
at men who w think ar doing wrong whan
those men are not present. If working
men wars honest, intelligent ud unselfish
they could control every phase of society
There ar lot or ten bo would be pre
ent at union meeting If they could sav
10 cent by It, who ar not there now,
know thla, for I wa -a member of th
Knight of Labor. When men bad a grier
(Continued on Becoad Pag.)
CORN t BELT CROP REPORT
It Show Present rawdttlMo and F
toro Prospects of Farmers la
CHICAGO, Sept 1. Th Corn Belt. Is
sued by the Cblcsgo. fiurllngton eV Qulncy
railroad, say In It Issue today:
The report received about the condi
tion of growing crop In Nebraska, Iowa,
northern Kansss, northern Missouri and
northeastern Colorado cover a field op to
nearly the end of August. All small grains
are cut and In th stack and threshing hss
reasonably progressed. An Immense crop
ot corn Is maturing la th fields and so
far advanced that It la, a a rule, practi
cally "mad" and past danger. from any
Nebraska Corn: All report ot the con'
dltlon of this crop run from fair to excel
lent. Only six report say damage by wet.
Winter wheat: Two-third of all th re
port received say th quality la fair to
excellent. Conservatively estimated, the
yield of southern Nebraska la thirty bush-
is to the acre average. Outs- Damaged
by wet is tha statement ot th majority
of reports received, only about one-third
of the whole number reporting no damage
quality from water. Spring wheat:
About two-third of all reports received
place the quality at poor to fair; th re
mainder say good. Rye: Nearly all re
ports say fair to good.
Iowa Corn: Out of eighty-four reports
received twenty-nine say th crop Is ex
cellent, fifty-three good, two fair and
none call it poor. No estimate of prob
able yield are under tbirty-flv bushels,
the majority estimating forty-fir to lxty
flv bushels. Winter wheat: Forty-eight
report Bay tb quality Is fair to good.
There I no complaint of damage by wet.
Oat: The majority of the report say
amass by wet has been considerable.
Northern Missouri Corn: BJ all re
ports ths prospect are said to be good to
excellent, except In tho case ot low ground,
where tha corn wa In many-cases over
flowed and "drowned out" bjf the recent
heavy rains. Some estimates of yield run
up to 100 bushels the acre, the majority
running from forty-five to sixty-five. Win
ter wheat: Twenty report say fair, fif
teen good and ten poor.
COLLIERIES JN OPERATION
Fifteen Thonsand .Tons Mined Dally
In tho Laekawaaaa Dis
BCRANTON, Pa., Sept. l.Tbe opening
of the Bliss colliery at Nantiooke today
makes five collieries and five washeries that
the Delaware, Laskawanna Western com
pany has In operation. The Delaware ft
Hudson company Is operating one colliery
ana tnree wasnenes; tne untarrovft Western
company three wssherlos, and, other' com
panies and Individuals halt a'docen' more
washeries In operation. The dally output
of coal from the Lackawanna district, ac
cording to a rough estimate ty 5uperln
tendent Bryden of th Ontario & Western
coal department 1 15,000 torn a day.
Richard Williamson, a night' watchman
at Richmond No. S colliery of D-ojCatae
st Western company, while retiring from
work was set upont by a crowd ot strikers
nd riven a brutal beatlne"1 In was left
on the roadsld for dead,' bufVill recover.
The guard at th Paacost company house
In Thropp, waa Bred upon late laat might
from th oppoalte aid of th river. '
BUTCHERS AND PACKERS MEET
Strike of tha Former Will Mot Be
. Ordered, for the Present
CHICAGO, Sept. l.-r-Tbe possibility of an
Immediate strike among th butcher at
the stockyard has been averted by an
agreement between the heads ot the pack
ing houses and their men. The details of
the settlement were not given out, as It
wss said the matter had not been entirely
On Saturday night the men were In
formed that th packer were taking large
number of cot Into their buildings and
strike talk became general. Officers of the
union waited on the manager of the firm,
nd it 1 laid neither side desired a atrlke
and efforts were being made to bring about
a settlement within a few days.
CARPENTERS TO DEMAND MORE
Those of St. Leal Warn Contractor
f Increased Scale te Be Asked
' Heat AprlL
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1. Carpenters' local
union No. 73, one of the largest labor unions
in St. Louis, voted today to demand an in
crease of pay from 46 to 66 cent an hour,
commencing April 1, 1903. The proposition
to demand the Increase was carried by a
vote of 331 to 1. Other unions ar ex
pected to follow with similar action, set
ting th same date for the new wage cal
to taks effect.
Th purpose of th carpenter In giving
seven months' notice to their employers is,
they say, to give contractors on World's
Fair building and other work an oppor
tunlty to figure their estimate on the basis
ot ths new seal and avoid a atrlke, It pos
DENVER SOCIETY TUMBLES
Grandstand Gives Way vvlth Crowd
Gathered to Witness Broncho
DENVER, Sept 1. By the eollapse of a
temporary stand at th horse show ' her
thl afternoon 200 persons, prominent Den
ver society people occupying boxes, were
precipitated a distance of Ave feet. Three
were seriously hurt and many were slightly
The seriously hurt:
C. E. Wblttsker, leg broken.
Mr. H. C. Woodward, badly bruised.
Mr. Edwsrd Woodward, bruised.
Ten thousand persons crowded tbs stands
to view the broncho busting contest. The
stand suddenly gave way in two places. .In
neither case wa there any fatality.
FATAL WRECK ON ROCK ISLAND
Five Men Reported Killed la Catas
trophe Rear Randolph, Mo.,
KANSAS CITT, Sept. L Five men ar
reported killed tonight In a freight wreck
on the Rock Island railway at Randolph,
Mo., a atatlon ten mile aat ot here.
Maalae Bralaa Daughters.
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. L-Wllllam
Troutman of Bnydtrvllle, Utah, who was
recently discharged from the Invane
asylum, brained bis two daughters today,
fatally wounded his wife, attempt -d to
murder the remainder Of hi family and
then klUed hjniacU.
FIRM ON MONROE DOCTRINE
Preiident Rooovelt lfatai Farthar Decla
ration at Praetor.
HE IS GUEST OF DWIGHT MOODY'S SON
Will Visit th Great Kvaasellst'a
Grave at East Horthfleid Today-,
Pays Laboring Men Maay
EAST NOTH FIELD, Mass., Sept. 1.
President Roosevelt concluded bl tour
through Vermont today at Brattleboro and
I apendlng the night at East Northfleld.
The reception at Brattleboro was among
the prettiest, best conducted and most en
thusiastic of his tour of New England.
Upon arriving at the station he -was met
by a company of Infantry, headed by a
band, and escorted to the common, where
he delivered a brief address, and spoke ot
Abraham Lincoln as the man ot the hour
In the civil war. Ho feelingly referred to
the venerable ex-Governor Holbrook, who.
wa on the platform, and who accompa
nied the preiident a short distance through
the stats, as being one of the few men who
had received the distinction of being a war
governor. The president's stay at Brattle
boro wa a continuous ovation. From tha
balcony of tha leading hotel men,' women
and children showered loos flower and
bouquets on him. Arriving at tha com
mon, where he delivered hi address, ths
pavilion steps were strewn with flower
by little girls.
Laborer Greet a Friend.
Labor day wa generally celebrated
throughout the state, and wherever . ths
train stopped holiday crowds were out to
extend the president a welcome. The heat
was excessive, but the president seemed
to suffer but little from It effect. HI
remark on the subject of labor were con
fined mostly to a tribute to the people of
Vermont, and expressed his pleasure at
being greeted by organized labor, "be
cause the typical American Is tb man
Th president began the day' journey
at Burlington. After a drive about tha
city, the presidential train started west
ward, a stop being made at Vergennes
Brandeburg, Proctor, Rutland, Ludlow, Bel
low Fall. Chester and Brattleboro, and his
Vermont trip wa ended.
I Moody's Gnest.
H crossed Into Massachusetts In the
early evening and went to Northfield to
remain tonight tho guest of -William R.
Moody, th son of the noted evangelist,
Dwlght L. Moody, at the Northfield hotel.
The president will go to Round Top in tho
mornlne to visit Mr. Moody's rrnn. Th
president spoke at every stop today, but
most of bl addresses were brief. That ot
greatest import was delivered at Proctor,
the homo of Senator Proctor, wherein he
defined hi policy of the Monroe -doctrine.
Th most unique speech of tho day was
that delivered tonight In the large North-
Held auditorium, which waa filled with, peo
ple: In the chor gallery were th Mount
Herraon choir boy and directly In front
wer th veteran of th civil war, whll
oa the platform Mr. Moody, who Introduced
th speakers, and ca star LodgevXh. trus
tee! of tha school, and msny persons promi
nent In private Hte.
Most Be Deeri of the Word.
Th president said:
Here, near the seat of the summer school
for young men founded by Dwlght L.
Moody, I naturally speak on a subject sug
gested to ma by the life of Mr. Moody and
by the aim sought for through the estab
lishment of the summer schools. In such
a school, a school which is to equip young
men to do good In the world, to show both
the desire for the rule of righteousness and
the practical power to give actual effect
to that desire. It seems to me there ar two
texts specially worthy of emphasla. One
Is "Be ye doers of the word and not hearers
only," and the- other, "Not slothful In
business, fervent In spirit, serving the
A republic of free men ia pre-eminently a
community In which there is need for the
actual exercise and practical application of
both the milder and the stronger virtues.
Every good quality, every vlrtuo and every
grace has Its place, and la of use in the
great scheme of creation, but It is a mere
trulatn to say that at certain times and in
certain places there Is pre-eminent need for
a certain set of virtues. But virtue Itself
Is not strong or nothing like enough. There
must be added to It the determination to
use that strength. The good man who Is
Ineffective Is not able to make his goodness
of much account to the people as a whole.
No matter how much a man hear the
word, small Is the credit attached to him
if he fails to be a doer also. In serving
the Lord he must remember that he needs
to avoid sloth in his business a well a to
cultivate fervency ot spirit
At th close of his address the president
wss presented with a large bouquet by
th local Grand Army' post. Th presi
dential party was then escorted to the
Hotel Northfield, wher they are to pas
As to the Monroe Doctrine.
In hi speech at Proctor, after thanking
the people for their greeting, th president
We believe In the Monro doctrine, not
as a means of aggression at all. It does
not mean that we are aggressive toward
any power. It means merely that as the
Diggest power on this continent we remain
steadfastly true to the principles II ret
formulated under the presidency of Monroe.
through John Qulncy Adams the principle
that this continent must not be treated as
a subject for political colonisation by any
European power. As 1 say. that Is not
an aggressivs doctrine. It is a doctrine of
pesce, a aoctrine ot aerense, a doctrine to
secure the chance on this continent for
the United mates here to develop peace
ably along their own lines.
Now. we have formulated that doctrine
If our formulation consists simply of state
ments on the stump or on paper they are
not worth the breath that utters them or
the paper on which they are written. Re
member that the Monroe doctrine will be
renpected as long as we have a nret-clas,
efficient navy and not very much longer
in private lire ne wno asserts something.
says what hb Is going to do. and does not
back it up. la always a contemptible creat
ure, and as a nation the laat thing we can
afford to do is to take a position which
we do not intend to try to make sood
Bragging and boasting In private life are
almost the only signs of a weak man and
the nation that Is strong does not need
to hsve Its public men boast or brag of it.
Least of all. does a strong nation wish Its
public representatives threaten or menace
or Insult another power. Our attitude
toward other powers must be that of digni
fied courtesy, as we Intend that they shall
show us in return. Ws mutt be willing
to give the friendly regard that we exact
from them. We must no more wrong them
then we must submit to wrong doing by
them, but when we take a position let us
remember that our holding it depends upon
ourselves, depends upon our showing that
we have the ability to hold It.
After speaking of the part Vermont has
played In the country's history, through
Admirals Dewey and Clark, th president
Shame to us If we assert the Monroe
doctrine and if our assertion shall be called
in question, show that w have only made
an idle boast that we are nut prepared to
back up our words by deeds.
President Knters Denial.
EAST NORTHFIELD. Mass.. Sept. 1
The attention of the president has been
called to the published statement that At
torney General Knox' name wss being
considered with a view of appointing him
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TRAIN ROBBER GIVES NAME
Hold I'p Messenger and Reveals
Hi Identity ea D
NASHVILLE, Tenn., 8ept, 1. Early to
night, between this city and Franklin,
Tenn., eighteen miles south of here, th
local safe and expreas car of the Louisville
A Nashville through train, northbound,
wa rifled of Its contents by two masked
men, while Messenger A. B. Battle, cov
ered by a revolver, stood In th corner of
th car with hi hands abovs hi head. Th
robbery occurred Just after dark and, ao
cordlng to hi own announcement, on ot
the principal was Qua Hyatt, who mad
a sensational escape from th Tennesse
penitentiary here on August 4 laat. Ex
press officials estimate th loss about
$500, It being in packsgea taken in sine
leaving Montgomery, Ala. The two big
through safe wer not molested.
The men forced tho messenger to ring
the train to a stop Just before It wa en
tering the South Nashville yard and
quietly took their departure. Th robber
who did th talking wa about five feet
ten Inches tall and weighed perhaps 190
pounds. When ordering Messenger Battl
to pull the bell cord the last time hs said:
"Tell them you saw Gu Hyatt."
BALLOONISTS HAVE HARD TIME
Canajbt In Moantatn Storm
Are Severely Frost
DENVER, Sept. 1. After a lapse of more
than twenty-tour hours, during which no
word wa received from the three aero
naut who left Denver yesterday to try for
a transcontinental balloon voyage, a tele
gram cam tonight announcing that the
airship bad been wrecked In a otorm
twenty-seven miles north of Florence,
Colo, Although severely bruised and some
what frostbitten, the occupant were not
The storm first struck the balloon at
9:30 last night, and between that hnnr amt
daylight the experience of the aeronaut
waa lerrioie in tne extreme. Three times
the balloon was carried over Pike's neaic
and th laat time It wa necessary to
tnrow out all tb water, provision and
Instruments In order to clear th mv
summit of th mountain. At daylight a
landing wa mad and tonight the men
The adventurous men ara Thomas nM.
win and Percy Hudson, both experienced
balloonist, and O. L. Sherman, a Post
JEALOUS ' FARMER KILLS SON
David Jam of Michigan Mnrdera
and Wonnds for Love of Hi
MUSKOGEE, Mich. Sept. 1. David Jams.
a Holton township farmer, la locked up at
the jail here, his son, John Jamea, Ilea dead,
a victim of tb father' jealousy and a
neighboring farmer named Henderson is
suffering from a bullet wound in the hip.
Inflicted by the elder James.
David P. Jame la 76 year old and hi
anger wa aroused by the fear that the son
was alienating the affection ot his house
keeper, Lucy Lewis, whom he claimed as
his wife. The body of the younger Jamr
wa found at the roadside, pierced by five
bullets, one of which had lodged In hi
head. Before fleeing to the wood Jame
visited Henderson, with whom the son had
been living, and shot him In the hip. He
also tried to see th Lewi, woman and
fired two shots at her father for refusing
to allow mm to ee her. At th jail he
broke down nnd confessed. ,
PASTOR FOR AN OMAHA CHURCH
Rev. Dr. Howe of Springfield, III.,
Assigned to First M. E. of
' Thl City,
SPRINGFIELD. 111., Sept. L Special
Telegram.) Dr. D. F. How, pastor of th
First Methodist Episcopal church In this
city for 0v years, surprised his congrega
tion yesterday by announcing that be had
been Informed by Blabop Fowler of the
North Nebraska conference ot hi transfer
to the First church of Omaha. A Dr.
How had declined three Invitation to that
puplt, he waa surprised himself. An In
vestigation will probably reveal ths fact
that Bishop Fowler acted on the theory
that Dr. Howe had accepted the call. . The
church will oppos the tranafer vigorously.
A committee waa appointed to go to
Chicago to ask Blahop Merrill, who 1 pre
aldtng blahop of thl conference, to return
Mr. How to thl charge. "
DECIDES SHE WAS STRANGLED
Coroner Render Verdict ef Mnrder In
the Case of Mis Vogel of
BEAUMONT. Texa. Sept. 1. Justice C
9. Brown, acting coroner, today rendered
a verdict of murder In the Inquest over
the body of Miss Vogel, who was found dead
In her room In a local hotel last Tuesday.
The verdict declarea -that the woman met
her death by strangulation at the hand ot
parties unknown. Th state's attorney bas
in his possession ample evidence to die
prove the theory of suicide.
Movement of Ocean Vessel Sept. 1
At New Tork Arrived: Frleslsnd, from
Antwerp; Meeana. from Inrion.
At Auckland, N. Z. Arrived: Sierra, from
San FrancUco vta liunnlulu and Psgo
fago, for Hydney, N. S. W.
At Browhead Passed: Csnton, from
New Tork. for Liverpool.
At LlsardPased: Rotterdam, from New
Tork. for lioulonne and Kotterdam.
At Glasgow Arrived : Jjiurentln, from
New York, for Movllle; C'olu'nbla, from
Ntw York via Movllle. Balled; Sardinian
for New York.
At Liverpool Arrived: Cymric, from New
York via Queenstown; Tunisian, from
Montreal via Movllle.
At Hamburg Arrived; Fuerst Bismarck,
from New York via Plymouth.
At London Arrived: Mliinetonka, from
At Gibraltar Sailed: Aller, from Genoa
and Naples, for New York.
At Plymouth Balled: Pennsylvania, from
Hamburg and KouloKne. for New fork
At Cherbourg Arrived: Harbarossa. from
New York, for Bremen; Krou Prlns Wll.
helm, from New York via Plymouth, for
Hremen, and proeeejed Pulled: (irnsMer
a.urlutrst, Irom Urtuitn, (or New York,
PELEE AGAIN ACTIVE
Tbii Tims Claim Tw Hundrtd ITho
Saoaped tha Format Catastrophe,
MORNE ROUGE ENTIRELY DESTROYED
Le Oarbat, Which Buffered tha Tint Tims,
THIS TIME SWEPT BY GREAT TIDAL WAVE
Poop Ear N Oliano to Etcap from tha
ERUPTION OCCURS SATURDAY NIGHT
Ship Which Attempt t Rnter rert
ea Northern Part ef the Islnnd
Is Detained by the
CASTRIES, Island ot St. Lucia. B.
W. I., Sept. 1. Th British temr
Korono arrived here yesterday evening
from Fort de Franc, Island of Matlntqn.
It reports that a terrible eruption of
Mount Pelee occurred at 9 o'clock Satur
day night and that people who arrived at
Fort de France from the northern end of
the Island reported that th village ot
Morn Rouge, near the district previously
devastated, bad been entirely destroyed
and that Le Carbet, a village on tho ooaat,
which was destroyed at th time ot th '
great eruption, had been swept by a tidal
About 200 persons lost their five. A
sloop from ths Island ot 8t. Vincent, which
reached her tbl morning, report that,
Mount Pelee crater Is quiet, but that the
detonations during Saturday night war
th loudest heard up to that tim and
that the Inhabitants were terribly alarmed.
BASSE TERRE, Island ot Guadeloupe,
French, West Indies, Sunday, Aug. 81. Th
French Transatlantic company's atesmer
Salvador, which ba Juat arrived at Polnt-a-Petrle,
report that It left Fort de France.
Island of Martinique, yesterday afternoon
and passed Mount Pelee at ? o'clock th
same evening. Th volcano wa than In
violent eruption. On approaching -th
islands of Les Salntes (small Islands oft th
south extremity of Guadeloupe) ashe wer
falling on the vessel.
It arrived at Polnt-a-Petrl at I o'clock,
but wa unable to enter that port until 11
o'clock at night, owing to tha obscurity.
Rambling; and Braptlona.
CASTHIES. Island ot 8t. Lucia, B. W. I.,
ruptlon since August 25. There was an
enormous fall of ashe from tho volcano
tho night of the 25th. There was a very
evere eruption the night of the 28th, when
the volcanlo rumbling wer heard . at a
great distance. The mountain, burned
fiercely that night and passing vessels wer
covered with ashe. Tho night of th
80th there were three separate eruption.
It I impossible to approach the rained
town of 8t. Pierre from the ea. Th peo-,
pi ef tbe'vilingo of LeCarbet,, on tb coast
ar terror-atrleken - and. flying . to th" Jn- .
terlor. Hot water I Pouring down on Lof
rain and Basse Point, village io tho north
east of the crater. Horrible detonation
wer heard, the ground rocked and quaked
and article on table were thrown to th
floor. Th governor of Martinique has or
dered every available boat to remove the
people from the coast village to Fort d
Firework oa Babllme Scale.
At 8 o'clock In the evening of Saturday
the 30th, the sky was cloudless. Suddenly
and without warning one half ot tb horlxon
was1 obscured by a pitch black oloud of
dust. This cloud was tha center of most
magnificent electric effect, the flaahe of
light surpassing ths most elaborate fire
work. Flame and flashes eontlnued to
bursty from the oloud until nearly m dnlght.
Columna ot flame shot out of th crater ot
Mount Pelee to explode about the clond
In ahower of balls of golden fir, which
fell through the darkness In myriads ot .
spark. Three large aureole wer seen In
the sky over the opening of tho crater.
A tidal wave rushed upon Fort de Franc
and tha terrified Inhabitant fled In large '
number to the interior. The wave wa
not sever and did but slight damage.
At midnight of the 30th Mount Pelee waa
quiet; shortly after this hour there cam
another shower of ashes, accompanied by
vivid sheet lightning.
In addition to the 100 persons reported
to have lost their lives at LeCsrbet ant
Morne Rouge, other ar said to have been
killed all over the northern district ot
the Island. The governor of Martinique I
believed to have started for the scene ot
destruction. When the steamer Morona
arrived here yesterday It was covered with
ashe and scoria.
Where Japan Saffered.
YOKOHAMA, Sept. 1. The Japanese crui
ser Takachio has returned from Its Inspec
tion ot thels land of Torlshlma, wo ch wa
destroyed by a volcanic eruption between
August 13 and 16. Th captain of th war-
ahlp report that tha eruption utterly de
vastated the island and that nobody oa It
was left alive. Over ' ISO persona were
killed. Torlshlma He between th Bonn
island and th mala laland ot Japan.
FOR GOVERNOR OF ARKANSAS
Prehlbltlealat Candidate for Seme
' Reason Seem, t Have Ran Be.
kind the Democratic
LITTLE ROCK. Ark. Sept. 1. Today
gubernatorial election wa a quiet one. Re
turns up to midnight from twenty-five ef
tb seventy-five counties la the state In
dicate that the victory ot the democratic
ticket la complete. Only one county o
far beard from 1 In doubt, Jefferson Davis,
democrat, tor governor, sweeping th other
twenty-four counties by a large majority.
Tho republican had two nominees for gov
ernor In the field Oresves and Mysrs and
Indication ar that tb former 1 leading
hi opponent. Kimball, th prohibitionist
candidate. Indorsed by th populists, re
ceived a very light vote.
The feature ot the election I th ex
tremely light vote which ha been polled
throughout tb stat.
PARADE FLOAT IS BLOWN UP
Labor Day Celebratloa at Vlaoenaea,
lad., Is Marred by Serlea
VIN'CENNES. Ind. Sept. L The coal min
ers' float In the big Labor dsy parade here
today exploded on the march. A spark fsll
into the keg of powder. The mine mill ou
the float was blown Into ths air and Ira
Fidlow, John Scott and Abner Llet wen
perhaps fatally hurt,
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