The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, August 13, 1905, Image 3

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    THE SUNDAY OREGONIAX, PORTLAND, AUGUST 13, 1905.
FUNDS RUN SHORT
Panama Assistant Chief En
gineer Coming Home.
WORK AT CULEBRA STOPS
Orders to Double-Track Railroad
Arc Countermanded and Trouble
Brewing Between jtov.
31a croon and Stevens. .
PANAMA, Aug. 12. (Special.) Assist
ant Chief Engineer Dauchy, of the Pana
ma Canal Commission, will sail for Now
York for an Indefinite leave. The work
on the canal at Culebra has been sus
pended and the steam excavators have
been laid off.
It Is reported that the Congressional
appropriation has been exhausted and the
orders to double-track the Panama Rail
road have been countermanded. A hun
dred members of the non-commissioned
staff will embark for New York tomorrow.
Trouble is said to be brewing between
Governor-General Magoon and Chief En
gineer' Stevens.
TEST OF THE SUBMARINE
President Will Witness From the
Deck of the Sylph.
OYSTER BAY, Aug. 12. Some time dur
ing the next week or ten days President
Roosevelt will witness a test of the sub
marine boat Plunger. The exhibition will
take place In Long Island Sound, a short
distance from the entrance to Oyster
Bay.
Arrangements for the 4cst have not yet
been completed, but the Plunger is being
put in condition at the Brooklyn navy
yard. Her commander. Lieutenant
Charles Nelson, is recognized in the Navy
as one of the most fearless and accom
plished officers In the service. His record
attracted the attention of the President,
who. gave directions that Lieutenant Nel
son should come to Oyster Bay in the
Plunger, In order that he might have op
portunity to witness personally the prac
tical performances of the little vessel.
Of course, the President has no thought
of being aboard the Plunger during the
tests. He entertains no fear of possible
mishap, but he believes that he could
achieve no good result by beln on board
the vessel while the tests are m progress,
and. In fact, that he simply would be in
the way. He will view the work of the
vessel from the deck of the naval yacht
Sylph.
Before the Plunger is put through her
paces the President probably Svill make
an examination of the vessel. In order
that he may have a thorough understand
ing oi the operation or tnc Doat,
The President it anxious to encourage
officials of the Navy to undertake original
and daring work. He believes tfcoroughly
in individual initiative in -officers, and
admires those who are willing to assume
personal risks for the betterment of tbo
service and for the honor of the country.
A few days ago the President hart Com
mander Sims as a guest at luncheon. Mr.
Sims has made a special study of gunnery.
Many of his suggestions were adopted.
The British navy also has adopted j many
or the plans and suggestions onerea oy
Commander Sims. '
TRIES TO WAKE "PRESIDENT
"Unruly Patriot at Port Jcrvis Is
Rapped on Knuckles.
OYSTER BAY, N. Y., Aug. 12. Prcsl
dent Roosevelt and party, on their return
journey from Wllkesbarre and Chautau
qua, reached Oyster Bay at 9:40 A. M.
today. The President drove at once to
Sagamore HI1L
At Port Jervls, N. Y.. a stop of a few
minutes wag made at midnight and a
crowd had assembled. The President
had retired, but an unruly element in
slstcd that he get up to address them.
One man sprang1 up to the rear plat
form of the President's car, declaring
"If he won't come out, I'll wake him !
up."
A Secret Service officer ordered the
man to get down from the car steps.
He refused to release his hold on the
railing. One of the detectives rapped
the man across the wrists. The man's
hold loosened and. he fell back crying:
"On! If I had a gun I'd fix 3ou." The
train pulled out a. moment afterward.
NEW YORK, Aug. 12. President Roose
velt arrived in Jersey City at 3:15 o'clock
this morning. At the President's sugges
tion, -the train was slowed down, having
been scheduled originally to reach Jer
sey City at 1 A. M. By this means all on
board were able to secure a good night's
rest. Crowds cheered the passage along
the line Into the early hours of the
morning.
BENNINGTON WILL- GO NORTH
After '3Icmorlal ' Services to Dead,
Will Be Towed Away.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 12. Rear-Admiral
Goodrich, commander-in-chief of the Pa
cific station. In a dispatch to the Navy
Department from San Diego, officially an
nouncedNthat the court of Inquiry on the
Bennington disaster was concluded yester
day, the proceedings of which he will for
ward to Washington Monday. Admiral
Goodrich also advised the department that
25 of the Bennington's wounded will leave
San Diego Saturday, arriving at Mare
Island Monday morning. Memorial ser
vices will be held at San Diego Monday
morning, and floral services at the ceme
tery Monday afternoon, when, the Ad
miral announces, the Chicago and Ben
nington, towed probably by the tug For
tune, will proceed to San Francisco.
The Navy .Department has decided to
place the Concord on the active list of
the Navy, and this vessel will go Into
commission at the Mare Island Navy-Yard
early in September. The Concord will
take the place of the Bennington on tho
Pacific Station.
LODGE IS BACK FROM EUROPE
Goes to Oyster Bay on Invitation of
the President.
OYSTER BAY. N. T Aug. 12.-Senator
Henry Cabot Lodge, of Massachusetts,
who landed in New York late this after
noon from a European trip. Is a guest
tonight of President Roosevelt at Saga
more Hill.
Senator Lodge went abroad about three
months ago. It was admitted at the time
of his departure that he was taking the
trip for recreation and rest, but it is
known that while he was in Great Brit
ain and France he conferred with eminent
statesmen and omcials of these countries.
When he arrived in New York today he
received a message from the President,
inviting him to visit him at Sacamore
Hill, and in response he arrived here at
7:58 tonight. He was conveyed to the
President's" house ' in a carriage that ha3
been sent by the President for him.
"There is nothing of news interest In
my visit," said the Senator. "I merely
came down here to talk over a few mat
ters with the President befoaj returning
home. My vWt Abroad was purely for
pjeasue. I went on no official mission of
any sort."
MAKE RATES EQUAL ON OLD
Complaints Cause Railroads to De
prive Standard of Advantage.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 12. Sweeping re
ductions in northbound freight rates on
petroleum products, so as to make the
tariff northbound and southbound uni
form, especially noteworthy in view of
recent charges of combination between
railroads and the Standard Oil Company
for exacting higher rates northbound are
announced in new schedules filed with the
Interstate Commerce Commission.
The charges of combination were made
In a complaint recently filed by the Gulf
Refining Company, of Port Arthur, Tex.,
which alleges that the difference in the
rates between northbound and southbound
petroleum operated as a bar to Texas and
Louisiana oil entering the territory of the
Standard Oil. but permitted the Standard
OH Company's products to enter territory
in the South.
Investigating: Financial Methods.
"WASHINGTON, Aug. 1Z Professor
Hollander, the representative of the Pres
ident, who is investigating the claims
against the Government of Santo Do
mingo, will extend his observations to the
French' and English Islands of the Carib
bean, for the purpose of ascertaining the
financial methods of those islands, with
the view of having them applied to Santo
Domingo if found practicable.
Professor Hollander will have the use
of the cruiser Galveston .for his trips about
the Island of San Domingo and to other
points where he may desire to go.
New Corean Diplomat Received.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. Yung:
Chung Kim, charge of the Corean Le
gatlon, was at the State Department
today and presented Sukjoon Chay, a
new attachee of the Legation, to Act
ing Secretary Loomis.
SHAW STIRS UP IS BOW
REMOVES A VIRGINIA COLLECTOR
OF REVENUE.
Friend of Ana Rogers Declare Advo
cacy of Fairbanks' Presidential
Aspirations Is the Cause.
WASHINGTON, Aug:. 12. (Special.)
Secretary Shaw has started a general
political mix-up in Virginia by remov
ing Asa Rogers, Collector of Internal
Revenue for tho eastern district of the
state, alleging Inefficiency. Mr. Shaw
declared that Mr. Yerkes had recom
mended the removal because Mr. Rogers
was incompetent to perform tho work.
This has angered the friends of Mr.
Rogers and all thoso who supported
Mr. alrbanks as a Presidential candl
date.
Mr. Rogers and his friends say his
resignation was requested because he
co-operates with National Committee
roan Bowden, who openly advocates the
.nomination of Mr. Fairbanks three
years hence. They allege the charge of
Incffclcncy was not suggested until
after -Secretary Shaw learned of the
actlvltv of Messrs. Bowden, Rogers and
their followers In behalf of Mr. Fair
banks.
Mr. Rogers was appointed Internal
Revenue Collector in 1897 and reap
pointed less than a year ago. His reap
polntment was based on tho good rec
ord made during his eight years' term.
3IAYOR DUNNE'S AXIOMS.
Addresses Irishmen on Corruption
and Public Ownership.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) Mayor E. F. Dunne, of Chicago.
addressed an Immense crowd at the
annual Irish picnic today. He talked
of public ownership of utilities, saying
private monopoly of property Is re
sponsible for three-fourths of the cor
ruptlon. He urged his hearers to
place patriotism above parly, princi
pies above men. When the speaking
was over, he mingled with the crowd
and talked enthusiastically of his work
In Chicago. He was ready and wining
to tell of any phase of the many re
form's he had undertaken, from the
municipal ownership of street railways
to the suppression of gambling. Here
are some of the things Mayor Dunne
said:
"Let me urge you at all times to
place patriotism above party, princi
ple above men, and men abovo, mam
mon.
"Place not expediency or personal
profit before principle.
"Vote for no man whose character is
not clean and whose motives are not
pure.
"Public officials with alarming fre
quency are found whose careers are be
smirched with the taint of debauchery.
"The shocking spectacle that has
been presented within the last few
months of two united States Senators
being convicted of political corruption
and the wholesale implication of lesser
lights in the political world in boodle
and corruption should teach all think
ing men of thecare with which they
should use tneir sunrage as citizens.
"Three-quarters of all the political
corruption now existing In this coun
try can be laid at the doors of corrupt
men who nave oecn seeking to obtain
public exclusive rights and privileges
in tho shape of private monopolies of
public property.
SMUGGLERS OF DIAMONDS
Two Alleged Jfcmoers of Gang Cap
turcd In Chicago.
CHICAGO. Aug. 12. The police to
day arrested Henri Hoffman, who. they
declare, is a member of a gang organ
ized to smuggle diamonds Into the
United States. Much secrecy was main
tained concerning the arrest, the of'
ncers desiring to capture other mem
bera of tho gang before disclosing tho
fact that Hoffman had been taken into
custody.
After tho arrest was made, a Jewelry
store on west -Madison street was vis
Red, where a small number of dia
monds, said to have been smuggled,
was seized. The Jeweler, Lt J. Bohl
is also held by the police, although no
charges have as yet been preferred
against him.
It is believed by the officers that
many ' thousands of dollars' worth of
diamonds have been smuggled into the
United States by the gang, and other
arrests will be made on Monday.
Craig Knocks Out English Soldier.
LONDON, Aug. 13. Frariic Craig.
"The Karlcm Coffee-cooler." last night
made a reappearance in the fistic arena
and knocked out his opponent, a much
fancied soldier named Casllng, in the
second round. Craig displayed much
of his old-time form, and the sudden
termination of the fight surprised the
sporting fraternity, who had great
hopes in the soldier-fighter, and ex
peeled a different endmr to the xallL
FEAR FDR COLONIES
France Takes ,AIarm at Japa
nese Domination.
STRONGER FLEET IN ORIENT
Will Guard Indo-Clilna From At
tack by Sending Naval Kcln
forcemcnts and Placing
Fleet Under Orders.
CHICAGO. Aus:. 12. A Dally News spe
cial cablegram from Paris says:
It is considered in Frencn oiriciai circles
tVia, t Vio nnm randltlons named bv Ja
pan relative to the limiting of Russian
naval nMlvHtr" In thf Vnr East ShOWS a
determination to establish now for all
time Japanese domination throughout tne
Orient. This disclosure has had fin im-
miwMntrt ffwt iinnn Vrnnee. Whether
Russia accepts or does not accept the con-
editions. Is of secondary interest 10 mis
country, compared with the evident
nnwnt Tvwitr or nrni lnir lnao-iiiiuii
against a constantly growing danger.
This danger, according to me cpiomai
committee charged witn siuaying condi
tions, has been threatening me rrenca
colony ever since the outbreak of the
war.
France has received all manner of as
surances of a more or less official char
acter that Japan has no designs upon
Tnrto-rhlnn Althor dlrpct or ultimate.
.Nevertheless, certain regenerative meas
ures aireauy have Dcen taxen regajuws
troops and defenses in connection wiui
that colony.
RnvirnnrJnira1 TVnu of IndO-Chlna.
who is to leave on the next steamer to
return to his post, will carry with mm
orders to place the colony as nearly as
possible on a war footing. The French
Minister of the Navy has announced the
decision of the government not oniy to
Increase substantially tho permanent
naval fnA nf the rolonv but to olaCe
this augmented force under the direct
orders of the Governor-General, thus al
lowing It far greater freedom of action
than Is possible under tne present ar
rangement.
"we shall put our minds at rest on this
matter once for all," said a member of
tho ninnini Mimmittpc todav to the cor
respondent. "Japanese Interest Is mak
ing gigantic strides an aoout us out
thprn. tnklnir thfi matter from anv nolnt
of view. Evan putting aside the sensa
tional peace conditions, we have got to
remember that vigilance is tne price ot
safety."
The fact that the French Parliament is
not sitting is responsible fcr the rapidity
and quietness with which these measures
have been decided upon.
BOTANY AFFECTS TARIFF.
Lumber Importers in Germany Show
How Discrimination Is Worked.
BERLIN, Aug. 12. Importers of
American lumber, who for 13 years
have paid higher duties than those laid
on corresponding Imports from other
countries, have asked the United States
Government to Intervene In their be
half, and tho American Association of
Commerce and Trade is sending an ex
planation of the rounds of protest.
with documents- supporting it, to Sec
retary of State Root. One paragraph
of the explanation reads:
The discrimination referred to dates back
to 1S03. when the associated German rail
road began charging 50 per- cent more on
American oak. ash and pine than on tho
ame class of troodr. Imported from Euro
pean countries, the only excuse for such pro
cedure being tho claim that bots.nlca.uy
there were slight differences between the
American and the European species of woods
mentioned. This clearly was a mere subter
fuge. STARVING PEOPLE RIOTOUS
Laborers In Famine-Stricken Spain
Seize Food.
MADRID. Aug. 12. The situation in the
provinces arising from the seml-starva-tion
of many farming communities is be
coming alarming: Dispatches from Mal
aga report that .5000 laborers are overrun
ning that district and threatening prop
erty. In the communes of Junguera. Alo-
zalna and Pizara the authorities are pow
erless to cope with the rioters.
The agricultural population around Ca
diz is increasingly turbulent, and begging
Is the only means of livelihood In tbo
Province of Seville.
Reports have been received ot serious
outbreaks In Osuna and Carmona, where
(000 laborers attacked the farms, carried
off cattle and supplied themselves with
food.
TRIES TO IvILIi PRESIDENT
Crazy Laborer Attacks Head of Ar
gcntlnc Republic.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 12. Minister
Beaupre, of Buenos Ayrcs, cables the
statement today that a laborer named
Blanas VIcello attempted to assassinate
President Manuel Qulntana yesterday aft
crnoon as the president's carriage was
passing Reltro Park. The assailant
rushed from behind a monument with a
revolver In his hand, but the presidents
aide-de-camp threw himself from the car
riage upon the assailant, overpowered
him and prevented him from shooting.
The roan was arrested. He is supposed
to be insane.
MONARCH'S VILL NOT 3LEET
Kaiser and King Edward Have Not
Arranged Conference.
LONDON, Aug. 12. The reports which
have been persistently published that a
-meeting has been arranged between King
Edward and Emperor William are defi
nitely contradicted by Baron Francis
Knollys, secretary to the King, who has
sent a dispatch to the Associated Press
that this report is absolutely untrue.
Local Revolt in China.
SHANGHAI. Aug. 12. The Governor re
ports that the rising at Pu Chou Fu. la
tho Province of Chans!, is purely local.
Of 143 soldiers sent out, only three have
returned, the remainder having probably
deserted. The officials at Tal Yuan Fu,
are sending -a largo force with artillery
to the scene of the disturbance.
Time and Place of Conference.
MADRID. Aug. 12. The Herald says the
international conference called by the Sul
tan of Morocco to discuss reforms in
Morocco will take place In December,
probably at Cadiz, and that Senor Pren
degast, formerly Spanish Minister of the
Interior, will preside.
Change In Servian Cabinet.
BELGRADE. Servla, Aug. 12,The
Cabinet of M. Stojanovic. which suc
ceeded that of M. Pasics, having car
ried through the general elections and
inrtalled 1L Davldovics, a member of
the government party and formerly
minister of education, as president of
Skuptschlna, considered Us mission
ended today and handed Its resignation
to King Peter, who accepted It. The
King has summoned M. Davldovics 4.0
the palace and a reconstruction of the
Cabinet with slight changes is antici
pated. Norway to Vote on Dissolution.
CHRISTIANTA. Norway, Aug. 12.
Tomorrow, the day set apart for the
holding of a National referendum on
the dissolution of the union, will be
observed as a fete day throughout
Norway. Already the national flags
are flying, and the steamers plying the
coast and fjords, carrying voters free,
arc crowded.
Compensation for French Fishermen
PARIS, Aug. 13. The arbitration com
mission which has been considering tho
Anglo-French convention relating to
Newfoundland terminated Its sittings to
day after awarding compensation to the
amount of 5275,000 to the French fisher
men who were obliged to leave the French
chore In consequence of the terms of the
treaty.
Kaiser Greets American Professors.
WILHELM3HOEHE. Prussia, Aug. 12.
At the castle. here today Emperor Will
iam received Mr. Nicholas Murray Butler,
president of Columbia University, New
York, and Professor Burgess, also ot that
university.
Will Honor Visiting Scientists.
CAPE TOWN. Aug. 12. The Cape Uni
versity will confer 14 honorary degrees on
occasion of tha visit of the British asso.
elation. The proposed recipients include
representatives of tho united States and
Canada.
French and Italian Conference.
THONON LES BAINS. France, Aug. IX
The Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Tomasso Tittonl. arrived here today.
Premier Rouvier Is also staying here, and
It Is probable that there will be a confer
ence between tho two Ministers.
STRIKERS OUT TO STAY
TIME LIMIT FIXED BY RAILROADS
HAS PASSED.
Operator Proposals for Settlement De-
cllaed FerksB Claims Sttikc
Brcakers Are (lalttla Work.
ST. PAUL. Aug. 12. The time of the
ultimatum of General Manager Horn,
of tho Northern Pacific, to striking tel
egraphers having expired at noon to
day, those strikers who did not return
to work before noon will be regarded
as no longer employes cf the railroad.
All former employes, according to offl
cers of the railroad, will now have to
apply for positions the sang as out
aiucro. -
It is known that two propositions of
settlement were mauo 10 tno ranroaa
officials by the union officials during
the past 24 hours. One was that the
management of the roads propose In
writing what terms of settlement would
be acceptable. This "was flatly refused.
Another was made proposing a certain
Increase in the salaries for the men,
but much smaller than the amount the
strikers first demanded, and permis
sion for a paid agent of the union to
work among tho men on the system.
Tbl3 was also turned down and .the
strike officials notified that negotla
lions would only be carried on with
the men as individuals.
The railroads claim to have filled
nearly all positions made vacant by the
strikers and therefore they can tako
their pick of the men who deslro to be
reinstated.
President Perham. of the O. R. T in
a bulletin Issued tonight, says that, be
cause of the company's ultimatum hav
Ing passed, the general situation Is
more favorable than at any time during
the strike. More strike-breakers have
been induced to quit the service during
the past 24 hours than any time since
August 2.
SHEA STILL LEADS TEAMSTERS
Rc-Elccted President and Defeats
Opponents for Other Offices.
PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 12. Despite the
sentiment against President Cornelius P.
Shea, which has been plainly manifested
at various times during the convention
of the International Brotherhood of Team
sters, there were enough delegates favor
able to his administration to secure nis
re-election. Contrary to expectations.
Edwin Gould, who has been Shea's op
ponent, did not seek nomination.
Shea's only opponent was Daniel Fur
man, of Chicago, president of the Truck-
drivers' Union. Shea defeated him by the
close vote ot 129 to 121.
Edward L. Turley, secretary-treasurer.
who- was also opposed to the Shea ad
ministration, was defeated by Thomas L.
Hughes, of Chicago. 123 to 113. The seven
vlce-prcaldents. all of the Shea faction.
were elected. Among tnem was Alex
ander Dlieau. of San Francisco.
The convention decided to meet next
year in Chicago. The report of the strike
committee will be presented to tne con
vcntlon on Monday. This will bring about
action by the delegates on Shea's con
duct of the Chicago sinice.
Brcadmakcrs' Striko Is Ended.
NEW YORK, Aug. 12. (Special.)
After conferences between tho breadroak
ers and the boss bakers this afternoon. It
was officially announced that the strike
had practically been settled. Herman
Robinson, representing the strikers, de
clared that the employers had agreed to
almost all of the demands of the work
men. Including a ten-hour day and a rec
ognition of the principles of the union.
The only point on which agreement was
not reached was that of pay, which, it
is declared, can be speedily adjusted
without further fighting.
Prosecutor Heeds Shea's Words.
CHICAGO. Aug. 12. Acting State's At
torncy Llndley has taken official notice
of statement attributed t6 Cornelius P.
Shea, at the International Teamsters' con
ventlon in Philadelphia. Mr. Llndley
spent considerable time- todar reading
newspaper reports from Philadelphia,
Quoting Shea as saying that the Interna
llonal president had ordered the records
of various unions connected with the
strike to be altered so they could not be
used as evidence In court either agalns
himself or other members of the organ!
ration, under Indictment.
Passenger Meets a Heavy Freight,
NEOSHO. Mo.. Aug. 12. Special.)
Fireman C. H. Devers, of Pittsburg. Kan.
was Instantly killed, and Charles Conwell
was so badly injured that he will prob
ably die. In a head-on collision a. mile
north of Neosho, on the Kansas City
Southern railway, at noon today.
The passenger train had a time order
to wait at Neosho. At the expiration of
the time named the passenger train pulled
out, meeting a heavy irelght train head
on a mile from the station. The engi
necr and one fireman saved themselves by
Jumping, but Devers was crushed to death.
The porter had both legs so badly crushed
IhzX. amputation was nsceuary
HELD LIKE THIEVES
Denver Bankers Arraigned on
Charge of Larceny.
ATTACK MADE ON ASSIGNEE
Officers of Western Bank Will Be
Tried on Criminal Charge Suit
Against Bcatty Condemned
at Depositors' Meeting.
DENVER, Aug. 12. President W. G.
Brown and the other officers of the closed
Western State Bank were arraigned in
the criminal court today on charges of
larceny in having received deposits when
they knew the bank to bo Insolvent. They
asked for a continuance and Judge Ma-
lono gave them two weeks to prepare
their answer.
Suit was filed today in the District
Court by Edith M. Raymond, who asks
that H. Ml Beatty, assignee of tho West
ern Bank, be removed. It Is alleged in
the complaint that Beatty Is In collusion
with the bank's officials now and that
hi was a rartv to thi transactions orlor
to the closing of Ihe bank's doors that
led to criminal proceedings being Insti
tuted. The plaintiff has an open ac
count of $515 and a cashier's check for
J300 in the Western Bank.
The report of tho committee appointed
by depositors to inquire Into the con
dition of the Western Bank was read
tonight to about 200 depositors who as
sembled In the ChmKr of Commerce,
Assurances were given the depositors that
a careful investigation had been made
Into tho affairs of th sv and that the
securities of every character found by
the committee cave uromise that depos
itors would receive dollar for dollar and
that the affairs of the bank could be
wound up within a year, provided litiga
tion did not ensue. It was the opinion
of the committee, however, that deposit
ors or stockholders, if they could be held
liable, might have to meet tho expenses
connected with assignment, but that In
SO days the bank should pay a dividend
of 25 per cent. In six months 25 per cent
more and be closed In a year.
When he had concluded reading the re
port of the committee, Chairman Guy
Leroy Stevick offered a resolution ex
pressing confidence in tho ability and in
tegrity of Henry M. Beatty, assignee, and
requesting his continuance until sufficient
cause Is shown for his removal, disap
proval of all litigation Instituted for the
purpose of bringing about the appoint
ment of a receiver and Indorsing assign
ment proceedings as the best method of
promoting the administration of the'
bank's affairs. The resolution was adop
ted without dissent.
MAY BECOME RECONCILED
Tnggart Shows Consideration for
Wife in Story of Separation.
WOOSTER. O., Aug. 12,The climax of
the Tnsrjrart divorce case came today.
when Captain Taggart declared on his
direct examination that he had always
been a faithful husband, tms was near
the close his testimony and was In an
ewer to a question by his attorney.
While .on the stand the Captain related
his story ot the events leading up to the
mDaratlon of himself and his wife. He
told of the farewell "with his wife, after
they had decided to separate, and when
he was going to the Philippines, when she
affectionately called him "Tag" and
kissed him good-bye.
In the cross-examination which was
Interrupted b the adjournment at noon
till Monday, Attorney Smyser, for Mrs.
Taggart. sought to convey tho Impression
that Taggart alone was responsible for
the over-indulgence of his wife In Intoxi
cants. The line of questioning will prob
ably be pursued on Monday.
There Is talk In Wooster of a possible
reconciliation of the estranged husband
and wife as a result of some of the de
velopments of the trial, and lt Is pointed
out that the Captain, In his testimony.
has been as considerate ot Mrs. Taggart's
feelings as he possibly could under the.
circumstances.
KANSAS SMELTER CLOSED
Zinc Ore Price Raised by Ruling of
Secretary of Treasury.
IOLA, Kan., Aug. 12. (Special.) The
Prime Western smelter, of this city.
closed down today because of the high
price of zinc ore, throwing 600 men out of
employment. Zinc ore Is now selling at
$51 per ton, the highest price for tho year.
This Is due to the action ot Secretary of
tho Treasury Shaw In ruling that'Cana
dlan and Mexican ore must pay an extra
duty as a lead-bearing product.
The closing down of the Prime Western
smelter, lt Is predicted, is the first move
of the smelter men to close down the nine
largest smelters In the state until the
price of ore is lowered. The smelters In
and about Iola employ 1000 men, and there
are said to be as many men employed at
smelters In other districts. The Prime
Western is the largest smelter here.
STREET-CAR TAKES FIRE
Crossed Wires Start Trouble and
Chinaman Causes Panic.
Passengers were shaken up and the
motorman of a Washington street car
was thrown, to the pavement at 1 o'clock
this morning by circuit wires under the
body of the car getting crossed. The
car took fire and the fire was only ex
tlngulshed after 23 buckets of water had
been thrown on it.
A Chinaman during the excitement
rushed past the frightened passengers and
was bruised on the pavement by falling
from the platform. No others were In
Jured. The woodwork beneath the mo
torman s platform was badly burned.
Going to See Frenct? Maneuvers.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. Lieutenant
General Chaffee, accompanied by Brig'
adlcr-Generals Bell and Crozier and
Captains Hutchinson, Nolan and the!
aides, who have been designated to wit
ness the French nrmy maneuvers, will
sail from New York City August 10 on
the Red Star liner Kroonland for Ant
werp. After witnessing these maneu
vers they will go to London for a few
days and "will sail on the Philadelphia
from Southampton on October S.
Earthquake Scares Chinese.
HONGKONG, Aug. 12. The inhabitants
of Macao, on the Canton River, were
stricken with panic, owing to continuous
series of earthquake shocks, which lasted
for nine hours today. Thousands flocked
to the parks to get away from the shak
Ing buildings, and the Chinese priests
added to the alarm by prophesying the de
struction of the city. Steamers coming
from Macao to Hongkong are crowded
with refugees. Slight shocks were felt
In Hongkong.
Read of Pe-ru
Work in Oregon
Illinois and Other
States.
Mrs. Annie Harpole, 401 Hoyt Street, PortlanJ, Or., State Secretary
Daughters of Liberty, writes:
"For over elsht years I suffered Tvlth lntcnnc palnn In the nbilnmen and
pelvic orgnna. Through a neglected cold I contracted a nevere catarrh rrhlch
rreat through my nystem and finally nettled In the bladder, euunlng great
pain. My hnaband Hpent hundred of dollar on doctor and raedlclaes
Tvlthout obtnlnlng relief for me. I finally decided that I ivould try I'cruna
as a friend recommended It no highly. I am pleaded to nay that relief enrae
to me ahortly after I began taking It and at the end of three month I -rca
ln perfect health. I aluo took I'cruna before and after my baby came, and
It quickly restored my health and ptrength." MRS. AX MB HAKl'OLE.
There are so many women, especially
married women, who drag themselves
wearily around from year to year with
out any particular disease, and yet,
miserable beyond description.
They ache, and tremble, and throb.
growing more nervous, tired and debil
itated every day.
Peruna does-not claim to cure every
111 under the sun, but over -iO years'
trial has gained ror
lt the distinction of
being the most
marvelous cure for
catarrhal affections
PE-RU-NA
Recognlxed by
Doctors.
extant. Scientists and physicians have
recorded their recognition of it apart
from all other medicines.
It seems strange that as well-known
and well-established as these facts are
that anyone should neglect to proilt by
them.
GET HOLD-UP MEN
Trio of Desperadoes Captured
on Northern Pacific.
SEVERAL SHOTS ARE FIRED
Railroad Detective Interferes "When
Conductor Is Threatened by
Armed Men Issuing From
Brush Near Sumner.
TACOMA, "Wash., Aug. 12. (Special.)
In a running light, during which a num
ber of shots were exchanged. Special
Agent William G. Cummlng. of the North
ern Pacific Railway force, today captured
three desperate men who boarded an east
bound passenger train near Sumner and
threatened to shoot Conductor Michael
Helfrlch. Detective Cummlng and any
other person who might offer any resist
ance. The men were brought to Tacoma to
night handcuffed together and placed In
the County Jail, where they gave the
names of Frank Roberts. Charles E. "Will
iams and George Ruck. Roberts and
Williams were both armed with revolvers
and the latter wore a cartridge belt In
which were 30 cartridges. Ruck Is a
young man and Is believed by Detective
Cummlng to be a tool of the older and
more desperate men. The trio Is believed
by the authorities to be the same that
held up a freight train over in the moun
tains Friday night, when several shots
were fired at the train crew.
Detective Cummlng had Just received a
telegram telling of the attempted hold-up
of the freight crew and was on his way
east to make an Investigation, when the
trio was encountered near Sumner. Just
as the train was pulling into Sumner,
running slowly, the three men came out
of the brush and climbed aboard, threat
ening to kill Conductor Helfrlch ir he
offered any resistance.
Detective Cummlng went to the rescue
of the conductor with his revolver In his
hand, and the three men jumped from the
train, running in different directions.
Cummlng kept after Roberts and was
shot at once as he went through the
woods, but when the detective commenced
shooting, the man Anally threw his hands
up and stopped. He had thrown his gun
Into the brush and made no resistance
when Detective Cummlng put the hand
cuffs on him and brought him back to the
train.
Later "Williams and Ruck were cap
tured as they were about to board a
freight train.
Ferry-Boat Passenger Burned.
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich.. Aug. 12. By
the explosion of a gasoline tank on
board the ferry Phllderya, several pas
sengers were badly burned and a num
ber wno were blown into tho water
narrowly escaped drowning. The explo
sion was caused by the ferry's running
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Life Was a Burden Until Miss Harris
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Chicago. 111., member West Side LaUis
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and strength I am only too glad to tell
what cured me.
"I was a sufferer for years. Mfl al
though I tried many doctors and medi
cines, nothing seemed to hit my east
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after life had become a burden t me.
and I was unable to stand n ray fet
for any length of time.
"After taking one bottle I felt mucii
Improved. I kept on taking It until I
had taken nine bottles and then con
sidered myself cured.
Address Dr. S. B. Hartman. President
of The Hartman Sanitarium. Columbus
O. All correspondence held confidential.
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the river that the steamer's propeller
tore tnrough the side of the ferryboat,
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