Columbus, O., Oct. 16.- The fifth annual conveution of the Brotherhood of Railway Brakeinen began its session here last evening, witb 800 Jelegates present. Grand Master S. E. Wilkinson, of Peoria, Hls., presided. Grand Master "VVilkinson delivered the anuual address, and Hou. W. S. Cappeller talked to the convention on the relations of employers and employés. Eugeue V. Debbs, grand secretary of tbe Brotherhood of Locomotivo Firemen, spoke concerning capital and labor, discouraging strikes and urging arbitratiou. The evening session closed wito a bumorous speech from Cbarle3 P. Porter, of Kew Orleans, knowu as the dude brakeman.