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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, APRIL 10, 1905
FEDERAL GRAND JURY
COMPLETES ITS LABORS
Returns Indictments Against Several Prominent
Men, Including Senator R. A. and Hon. J. It
Booth Many Others Must Stand Trial.
Portland, April 9. The last day of Charl.'s A.. Watson was indicted for
the Federal ur inJ jury has come and perjury committed .June "J.'l. l!KV4, liefore
that much tilkel of organization has j .lames St, -wart. United States Court
passed into history Tne five short days j nmii i.-iu-r. of Fossil, at which time
of it last ee-rfio t were not enough for ' he made false proof of homestead set-
the fuaccomplisritnent of the purpose ; t lenient on a claim which he had tiled
of the Goverii-iie-tt, and though seven upon for the i'.uite Creek Land, Lumber
in lietmevits were returne-1 last nuut at
t o'clock, yij! several others wlucii had
beea voted wore j.iss -d over for lack ot
time to draft them and will hiTe to be
considered by the next grand jury to
convene, which in all probaMrutv will
not be until after the land-fraud trials
no 4 echexlaied have been finishe 1.
State Seuator Robert A. Bt'i and
his brother, .lames Henry Bth, and
T. E. Singleton, a brother-in-law, MM
i iiictel for c n-piracy to defraiiil the
Booth Charted Likt Mitchell
James Henry Booth was charged, by
the suae statue nnder which Seuator
Mitchell wai indicted, with having re
ceived S00 from Frederick A. Kribs for
iiaving furnished advance informal ion
to him upon which he could rile scrip
entries, it is alleged. '.
Wlllard H. Jones, Tnaddeus S. Potter
fl. L. Sisler, DmieiC.ark and Ira Wade
were indicted fr conspiracy to defratnl
the Government of land situate i in the
Siletz reservation by means of false
proofs of homestead entry and false affi
davits of sett lenient and cultivation.
Brings ia Fuitoa InBoceitfy
In this indictment tffe test imony snd
evidence of the Grovernment brings
Senator Charles W. Fulton into the lan I
traad arena by means of letters which
he had written in support of the claims
filed by Jones and his partners. The
letters urged the' passage of the claims
to patent xtiur they had been held up by
repjrt of S -tal Agent A. J. Hobbs.
who had rev un nended to the Depart
ment not only cancellation, but criminal
prosecu'.io.i. f those who had filed upjn
the burls. 1 is not claimed, however,
by the -tiovernment that the letters
were written with knoweledge upon the
part of the Senator, but that he was ! Jones and Cook were dismissed as wit
dud by Jones into using his infiaen e ; nesses. e:i.lor Bonn's indictment
wi'JLJhe I). pertinent in having the was brought ab mt by a single honie-lai-JeTaTurably
considered at the hands -tea l enti 1 res made by I. T.
of the Uuited States Commissioner I Agee, bieh w as claimed to have been
Frank E. Alley, A. R. Downs, Edward irregnlar. the money to prove up on
R. Down, S-ephen Turuell and Job i ( which, it is alleged, wis furnished by
D' were indicted for conspiracy to Senator !' iota Mr. Booth s.tys he ha
in the Rosebnrg dictrict
b means of false affidavits. !
SITE AT DRAIN
W..H.Skes and lr. White of the
s kelley Lumber Co. were in Drain the
I itterpTt of last week looking for a si'e
(or their planing mill. It is probable
that they will purchase the Lane prop
erty owned by Moore & Simpson in
S-TOtli Drain. This property consists of
ten acres, is near the railroad track and
would make a good location. More men
were pat to work on the flume last
week and it is thonght that it will be
completed by the middle of May, so that
lumber can be floated from the big mill
to the planers and dryers on the 8. P.
railroad at Drain.
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OF THE BEST QUALITIES
A. i.ivest.n'K company.
iachcray Ate IwLctea
Clarence B. Zsrlieray, the foreman of
the Butte Creek Company, was indicted
for perjury c ominiitted in acting as a
! 'r 4 ,6un homestead
Coe D Barnard was indicted for per
jury in civiug testimony in the Booth
case Lflfon tlM graud jury, at which
time he swore not to have had any
arrangement with .'ones as to money
he was to receive for a claim which he
had tiled upon.
These are the indictments which were
ret urned to the court at 9 o'clock last
night. One more was given into the
custody of the clerk but it was not made
public and will not te until the defend-
-nt naif if had leen served witli a
1 eucli w itirtnt and brought before the
court to be placed under Umds. All of
the oti er indicted men were ordered to
provide bonds of 4000 each, and the
liovemment irave thc9B until Monday
to report w it 1. their sureties. Senator
Bootri, being caiie 1 to California on im
portant baMMflBB, will not be require! to
furnish his bonds until his return dur
ing the ial:er part oi tiie week.
The ea-e-i of James Benson, Charles
A. Watson. Clarence B. Zacheray and
Coe D. Barnard are minor ones and of
little importance. Benson is a druggist
at Cottage Grove and ail were indicted
on a cbargt? oi pe.-jury.
Jones and Cook Not Indicted.
Much j '. i was made of the fact that
J. 1 Jo:;, s and his partner Cook, sold
13,000 acres of timber, 10,000 of which
was railroad land, to the Booth-Kelly
Co. After a prolonged and searching
investigation this deal was found to
have been perfectly legitimate and
.no knowiedne ot any transaction what-
soe ver with Agee.
Ashlan ', lire., April 6 Harley A.
Palmer, a we.l know D business man of
this city, committed suic de by shooting
last evening at 6 o'clock. After kissing
his wife ai d daughter, he walked from
the sit' inur- m into a t-droom, picked
up a revolver and putting the muzzle an
inch over the right ear. sent a bullet
Mbl.ti.ir intn Kid t.r.in Yi livck.1 a lit
tle more than an hour. The deed was
caused bv despondency from ex
tended suffering from an incurable dis
ease. Palmer formerly resided at Al
banv. Or. He was aged 38. A wife
and daughter survive him
OF ROUGH RIDERS
San Antonio, Tex., April 7. Presi
dent Roosevelt W'gan the day with a re
view of the regular soldiers at Fort Sam
Houston. With him was (ien. Fitzhugh
Lee, commanding the department of
Texas. Following the review the presi
dential party went to Travis park,
where 10 000 school children sang
Iu the Alamo plaza 30,000 people
greeted the president and listened to his
address. The president was the guest
of the Rough Riders at lunch and spent
the afternoon in an informal reunion at
As their former leader in camp and on
the field, the president mingl.ti with
his old comrades, the Rogh Kiders, all
formalities were dispensed with, ac
quaintances were renewed and reminis
cences exchanged between "Teddy" and
the boys. This afternoon the program
was sports, a reunion dinner and a brief
address from the president.
The city is crowded with thousands
of visitors and pioneers and the presi
dent's greeting today has been as noisy
as human voices, whistles and anvils
could make it. Throughout the parade
of the Confederate and lirand Army
veterans the president received one con
With the president rode tien. S B.
Young, Maj-tien. Joseph Wheeler, Mai
den. Samuel Summer and Brig-Gen. C
T. Cooper, who have been chosen hon
orary members of the Rongh Riders.
The new officers of the Rough Riders
are: C K. Hunter, Indian Territory.
president: David Goodrich. Indian Ter
ritory, vice president : Robeit Colbert,
Indian Territory, secretary.
San Antonio, Tex., April 7. Presi
dent Roosevelt arrived here last night
at -v".) and was greeted with cheers
from thousands of throats. The citv i
elaborately decorated with flags and !
bnnting and the illumination at night is
the most elaborate ever undertaken in
The president's train stands upon a
tiding, where it will remain until to
night, when the party will leave for
Ordinance Stops President's Train.
Temple, Texas, April 6. The presi
dent's special was not scheduled to stop
here, but upon notification at Sherman
that the Temple council bad passed an
ordinance requiring ail presidential
trains to stop at least ten minutes the
president heeded the unique appeal. A
uic crowd listened to the president's
speech, and 2000 school children aaw the 1
Thousands of people greeted President
Roo-evelt as his special train rolled into
the depot at Waco. He was met by a i
reception committee of Confederate and
Gfaad Army organizations and escorted j
to the park adjoining the station. Kach
pert-on in the immense crowd waved a
dag, making a beautiful spectacle.
Mayor Baker introduced the president.
w ho made an address.
Everywhere the citiii-ns of the Lone
Star state extended the president a most
OREGON HAS A
"NAN" CASE ALSO
The Nan Shively case haa finally got
into the courts and will come np for
hearing at the next term of circuit court
at Kugene, with the Cottage Grove
school board as defendants.
Miss Shively alleges in her complaint
that she was engaged by the defendants
to teach in the Cottage Grove high
school , and performed her duties from
Sept. 26 toOct. 17, 1904, that on the
latter date the defendants discharged
her and by force and threats compelled
her to vacate the school in which she
was teaching and to remain away from
the same; that at the end of the first
month she presented her diploma and
applied for her salary, bnt it waa refused
her ; that on February 24, 1906, she pre
sented to the defendants a claim for
360 damages, but it was refused, there
fore she asks for a judgment of tbnconrt
for that sum and her costs and disburse
ments. History of the Case.
It will be remembered that after Miss
Shively was dismi-sed she appealed to
County School Superintendent Dillard.
He decided that she was wrongfully dis
missed, in that she was not given the
proper five days notice. The case was
then appealed by the Cottage Grove
school board to State Superintendent
Ackerman, who reversed Supt. Dillard's
decision because Miss Shively bad no
contract with the board.
Later on Wm. I-andeea, acting in Miss
Shively's interest, brought an injunc
tion suit against the school board, ask
ing for an order of the court to restrain
the board from paying the salaries of
the teachers of the high schorJlf Qfcim-
mg that no high school existdv iudge
Hamilton denied the injunction and the
high school teachers at Cottage Grove
have continued to receive their pay. In
the meantime Miss Shively has been
I teaching in the Santa Clara district, a
j few miles below Eugene.
Oklahoma and Oregon promoters are
to establish a new town on Klamath
j lake to be known as Whitelake City
I Vol. L No. 1, of the Whitelake Ameri
can, which will be published in Seattle
until May 18, has reached ns. W. B
King is editor. Lota are to be disposed
of on June 1 at f 15 each and the com
pany haye already listed about 30 busi
ness enterprises that will locate in the
new city. Whitelake promises to spring
into prominence in a day ranch aa did
North Bend in Coos county.
ATTORNEY C. F. LOR!) '
SAYS INDICTMENTS ARE VOID
One Juror Subject of Austria, Two Are Not Taxpay
ersSays Heney's Methods In Prosecutions
Would Make Russian Officials Blush.
Portland, April '.. Will the work who have already pleaded to their in
of the grand jury go for naupht and I dictmenta, can, or even will, be tried
all the indictments voted he nullified upon the indictments returned. Any
by the actions of the court on techni- one of the defendants may, by plea
cal grounds, or will it stand the in abatement quash the indictment
strain and assault of the attacks of against him, for the reason that some
the defense. Thin is a startling quee-J of tk members thereof are by law
tion now being asked, to which Chas. ' disqualified from sitting as such
F. Lord, one of the defendants, an- jurors. Why, imagine if you please,
swers that the work of the Govern-, unnaturalized persons foreigners
ment will avail nothing, while I'nited passing upon the liberty and honor of
States District Attorney Heney seems ; American citizens? It is in even
not to be disturbed. 1 sense un-American.
On Monday a motion will be filed j "Now in the case of the present
in the case of the United States G rand Jury, (icorge GuLitin, from
against Henry P. Ford et al, to quash Multnomah County, is not, according
the indictment against him on statu- to his own sworn statement, an
tory grounds. It will be claimed that American citizen. He was never
one of the grand jurors is not a citi- naturalized and is now living under
ten of the United States, but a sub- an assumed or abbreviated name. He
ject of Austria, and that others are registered in the County Clerk's
not property holders, and therefore office two years ago upon a passport
not qualified to sit as jurors. dated 1 882 presumably from Aus-
ThL motion will be made as a test, I tria, where he was born, and there
and if it should receive the considera- hL- name was Guistinovitch.
tion of the court would mean that all "In the first place, he cannot be
the land fraud cases would be thrown naturalized upon a passport, for the
out of court. law does not permit it, and secondly,
Upon Monday morning, according we do not desire persons who are
to the statement of Charles F. I-ord.
there will be filed in the L'nited States
Circuit Court of this district
in abatement in the case of EL P. outside counties, as I am informed.
Ford, one of the persons indicted by 1 who are not taxpayers and conse
the Federal grand jury, which ad- quently are disqualified- These mat
journed last night. A novel point , ters are jurisdictional and may be
will be raised, that all of the indict-, taken advantage of by all of the de
ments returned by that body are void, j fendants who have not pleaded,
and must be quashed, for the reason whom I believe to be only two out of
"al HB&tfwTawwVwy cr?3B9PaBr aasaraaaw 1
'iM UHPl rah i J-J
that certain of the members thereof I
are not citizens of the I'nited States
and others are disqualified to sit upon
the panel, for the reason that their
names are not upon the tax roll of
any county in the state a requisite
.r .mu..m.. in V..xu..a.
under the law for jurv duty. If this ' promise an exposition of methods in
condition exists, all the labors of the ' public prosecutions, such as even the
Government officials have been in vain, officials of Russia would blush to con
For from a comparatively recent de- i fess their authorship."
cision of the United States Court, in
volving the identical question to be
raised, according to the statement of
Mr. Lord, where indictments were re- j Ixrd, all the other defendants, in
turned by a grand jury, one member j eluding Senator Mitchell, Representa-
of which waB not a citizen of the
United States, the indictments re-
turned were held to be void.
Under the statutes of the State of
Oregon one to be eligible for jury
must be a citizen and a taxpayer, and
his name must appear upon the as
sessment roll. This qualification, it
is stated, some of the members do
not possess. If, this condition exists,
some one certainly is at fault, for the
Government has doubtless expended
many thousand dollars to secure the
attendance of witnesses, which must
be done over again and before a new
This is a matter which could and
should have been looked into before,
as men in high stations have been in
dicted by the present body.
Mr. Lord, when seen by an Ore-
gonian reporter late last evening re
garding his proposed action upon
"It may be premature to discuss a
matter which is so Boon to arise in
the Federal Court, but there is no
question as a matter of law that not
one of the defendants, except those
ashamed of their parent's name to
take part in the affairs of our people,
. 'There are also two members from
the hundred or more indicted and de -
famed by incompetent grand jurors,
at the instance of the evangelistic
: attorney from California.
"For my own part I shall insist up
on a speedy trial by the court, and I
The two defendants who have al
ready pleaded are Mr. Lord and
George Sorenson. According to Mr.
i tives Williamson and Hermann, State
j Senators Mays, Hooth, Rrownell, and
ex-State Senator Steiwer cannot be
EL G. Mckinley, S. A. D. Puter,
Dan Tarpley, Miss Marie Ware and
Mrs. Kmraa Watson have waived
their right to take advantage of their
alleged defective indictment and,
therefore, are not exempt as others
who, Mr. Lord says, cannot be prose
cuted. Ht ncy Says all Is Legal.
United States District Attorney
Heney upon being askod concerning
the story to the effect that the legal
ity of the Federal grand jury's ac
tions would be called into question,
stated that such a case could hardly
stand in the courts.
"I heard such a rumor soon after
coming here," he said, "and asked
each juryman concerning his qualifi
cations. I went over with each man
the statuory qualifications and each
one answered the questions quali
fying him. I do not think, there
fore, that there is ground for
A F. BROWN AND
WIFE IN ITALY
Hon. A. F. Brown and wife, of Oak
land, thin county, who are sojourning in
foreign lands, have written the following
interesting letter to their home paper,
the Owl :
Mrs. Brown's last letter left us at
Athens, where we stopped H days.-Athens
is a very interesting place. We tarried
there longer than we expected as we
liked the place, the people and the
hotel we were stopping at and the
company at the hotel. There were
nine Americans, all from the Pacific
Coast. We all left the same day. Hon.
H. (i. Davis and wife for Constantino
ple and the rest of us for Brindise and
Nap'.ee. The ride on the cars from
Athens to Patraa took ns from 10 a. m.
until 6 p m. The route lay along the
Bay of Salamis and the Hull of Cornith
and most of the distance was lined
with olive trees and grape vines. They
were cultivating the vines, which waa
done altogether with wide heavy hoea '
used largely by women and girls and
they were doing good work.
Arriving at Patras we took dinner
and were then taken in small boats .
aboard an Italian steamer. Next morn
ing found us at the Island of Carfec. 1
We Americans, got our breakfast, went
aahore and spent the day. Visited the I
King's Palace and grounds : took a car
riage drive to the end of tha Island and 1
returned to the steamer. Arrived at
Brindise about daylight next morning
and took cars for Naples. We remained
in Naples four days ; spent one full day 1
visiting the ruins of Pompeii. Pom-;
peii covered about ISO acres, i0 acres of 1
which haa been uncovered. We walked
in streets and on pavements that had 1
been buried over 1800 years. The work )
of uncovering is now going on, but at j
the rate it is progressing wi.l take
many yeara yet. Sjme of the hou
i have rooms in a very good state of pre-
aervation. The museum at Naples'
has must of the beet relics found, which I
em! races ine statuary, money, jewelry, I
tones and al! kinds of cooking atensils
Saw one finger bone with two rings on
it both gold. From Naples we went to j
Kome 154j miles which we made in a :
little ova four hours. We left our 1
traveling companions whom we had
been with from New York to Cario,
and ail around to Naples. They were
out for all summer and wanted to put :
in more time in Italy than we cou d ',
spare, so bad to say good bye to them
We spent seven days in Rome and
worked hard sight seeing of which there
is enough to last a month. We visited
all the main points of interest. Drove
out several mi.es on Suuday afternoon
on the Appean way over which St. Paul
was brought a prisoner to Rome. We
saw what very few visitors to Rome see:
We were visiting a very old church
where the chains with which St. Peter
was bound is kept behind the altar in a
lieautiful bionze and gilt case. This
case is only opened once a year and it '
happened that we wre there just in
time. While we were gazing at it the
case slowly closed.
Leaving Rome we went to Florence
and bad for traveling companions in
our compartment Rev. Price, D. l. and
his estimable wife whom we had met in
' Cario They are Presbyterian mis- '
sionariee and hare been in Japan eight ;
years. Tbey are now going home by
way of Sues on a year's vacation. We left
them in Florence but expect to see them j
again in Paris. After spending two i
days in Florence we continued onr
j 'tirri-y to (ienoa and from Genoa to j
Moule Cario where we took in the
ihta by day and night. Visited the ,
Casino in the afternoon and again in the j
veiling and saw hundreds gambling. '
I think fully as mauv women as men.
1 ) l' ,n,n J1' ' eillt T rake 'u !
1 1 il iijuutM luei juiu ymy uui uir uiuurt ,
won at each table. " 1 think it is safe to j
aay that there were two or three thou-j
MM people there at nignt. 1 tie men
wore dress suits ; had to leave their hata
coats and canes, etc., with the attend
ants. The ladies dressed aa if for a
ball, with diamonds galore. Before en
tering the rooms where the gambling
was going on, each man and woman had
to give their name, residence, etc , and
then were given a card of admission
which they had to sign. This card was
presented at the door, punched and re
turned to the visitor. Everything was
on a grand scale. The Casino grounds
are magnificent. Situated on the shore
01 the Mediterranean, it is a town of
hotels nnd restaurants which are also
fine. I think it a delightful winter re
sort. Some of the most lieautiful
flowers, together wilh oranges and
lemons growing and fine palm trees,
some of the finest I ever saw ; and the
beautiful buildings rising one above
another on the steep hillside made a
Leaving Monte Carlo we look an elec
tric car which runs on the celebrated
Comiche road to this place This road
is very fine and we were kept busy view
ing the beautiful scenery for the hour
and a half it took us from Monte Carlo
to this place.
Tonight we take the train for Mar
sailles, and it will be two days travel by
day only to Paris from Marseilles, where
you msy hear from us again. Trusting
this will find yourself and the good peo
ple of Oakland well, I w ill close for this
At the funeral in Cincinnati of Mrs
Johnna Hickey the rare spectacle was
afforded of her five sons, all priests,
officiating at the church services. Four
sons bore the casket into the hearse. An
immence eonconrse assem' led in church
to witness the unusual scene.
Multnomah county is out of debt for
the first time in many years.
A MYSTERIOUS MURDER AND
BUTCHERY IN SAN FRANCISCO
Body Found With Head and Limbs Severed
A Clue to the Brutal Murder-Wife
San Francisco, April 6 Bloodhounds
were this morning placed on the trail of
the murderer of a man whose headless,
legless and armless body waa found on
the street in the Latin quarter ahortly
before midnight. Soon after Uking the
scent tie- doits went to an Italian tene
ment, then took a zigzag course through
the quarter to Ruasian Hill, the scene of
many crimes. The police are inclined
to the belief that the deal man was one
of the witnesses in the case of Ancie
Brisslli, who waa placed on trial for
muraer mis morning. When the case
was called two witnesses, R. Dominia
and Frank dardelii, failed to appear. A
search is being made for them.
Hundreds viewed the remains this
morning, hut none were able to identi
fy. The work of the butcher showed he
had no knowledge of anatomy. In dis
membering the body he attempted to
take the legs off at the hips, making
deep incisions, but failing to find the
sockets He then cut the flesh from
around the knee cap, laid it back and
pulled the leg ont of the socket. An
attempt was made to remove the arms
in a fcimilar manner, but failing they
were hacked off close to the shoulder.
The bead was chopped off clear to the
snouiders, none of ti.e neck remaining
on the body. The body shows no bruise
indicating to the police that the victim
was attacked from behind, struck down,
and perhapt in-tantiy killed.
Mareer Mystery Cleared.
San Francisco, April S. The mystery
snrrouuding the murd-r and mutilation
Wednesday night of a young man who
FURNISHED GUNS TO
TRACY AND MERRILL
Salem, Or . April 7. That the grand
jury will indict Harry Wright and
Charles Monte for the crime of murder
in the first degree is practically certain.
The prosecution wiil prove that the riflee
used by Tracy and Merrill in making
their escape were bought by Wright and
Monte from Captain W. J. Riiey of the
Northwest gun and bicycle store in
Portland, that Riiey will identify the
stock of the gun found with Tracy, that
these men were seen in S lem a few
days before the break, that Mrs. Tracy
visited her husband the day before the
break, and that Monte has confessed to
a convict now in the penitentiary.
A number of w tnesses have already
been examined including Morris, a con
vict. Captain Riley. A. C. Dilley, ex
deputy Warden Frank Girard, former
guard : Frank H. Curtis, warden : H. P.
Minto; Deputy Sheriff Harry Helmken,
and a saloonkeeper who was told by
Wright that there was going to be a
break at the penitentiary.' a few days
before it happened. The indictments
are expected this week.
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B A N K
waa identified last night as Biagjpo Vil
ardo waa cleared today by the confes
sion of Mrs. Pietro Torch into. She ac
cuse her husband of the horrible crime
and sufficient substantiation of her
statements haa been seen red aa to no
longer leave a doabt in the minds of the
police of the identity of the murderer.
Torcbirito ia missing, bat the detectives
are 00 his trail and hope to have bias
behind the bars within a few boon.
On Wednesday night Vilardo, who
roomed with the Torchiritoc, and the
murderer quarreled. While the quarrel
waa at its height Mrs. Torcbirito went
out for milk, and when she returned
Vilardo waa missing. She asked her
husband where he waa, bat was told to
mind her own business. Fearing her
husband might do her barm she retired
to her room, her husband going into
Vilardo's room where he worked some
time. He went out and upon returning
went out again. After a second return
he went again to Vilardo's room, where
ha worked until past midnight. Next
nfbrning she aaw that the floor of Vil
ardo's room had been scrubbed, and the
walls whitwaehed, but a number of
blood spots had been overlooked by the
murderer. Torcbirito d is a p pear ed
Thursday morning and has not been
seen since. A detective went to Torchi
rito's home this morning and scraped
off the fresh whitewash is Vilardo's
room and found great splashes of blood.
The deed waa committed with a cleaver.
The woman advanced no reason for the
crime, but the officers are satisfied thai
jealousy waa the motive.
BOOTH, KELLY CO.
Tke Oregon ian recently stated that.
"The testimony of Robertson, formerly
private secretary of Senator Mitchell,
brought out the fct that Mit-he'il
had been a stock holder of the Booth
Kelly company from the time of ita or
ganization. Senator Mitchell had 81
shkree of stock in the sugar Pine com
pany and thee shares were afterwards
transferred to the stock of the Booth -Keiley
company at the time R. A.
Booth bought his interest in the com
pany from H. B. Miller, United States
Scaatar Setts lb Stack.
"As the time passed, the senator dis
posed of a few shares of his stock. Hill,
of Minnesota, bought up a large block of
the Booth-Kelly stock from private
holders and also interested John W.
Blodgett, of Wisconsin, in the property
with the result that the latter bought
practically a half interest in the plant
for 1500,000. The Blodgett and Hill
stock is now voted together, forming the
controhng interest in the company.
This deal was made in November, 1904.
and at that time the senator sold his 76
shares to either Hill or Blodgett for
P. W. BKNSON, A . C. KAB8TU8
Prealdani. Tie Pnaidaat.
J. HKNRV BOOTH, Cl
BOARD OP, DIRBCTOU
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