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Thomas Reagan Tells of the
Mayor's Assault on French
Restaurants Says That
He Was Instructed to Vote
Against Them. 7 " ,7
of Soul of
. Defendant Maintains His
Confident. Attitude in the
Courtroom "While 3Ien-Tell
v Story of His Misdeeds as
" (Journal Special service.)
1 San Francisco, June (.This la ladles'
day at the Scnmlta trial. , Little groups
of women dotted the, audience end iol-
lowed the' testimony of the wltneeaee
' with careful" to tereet and -smiles of ap
, preclatlon when the opposing attorney
" claahed la wordy conflict , By la o'vlock
every bench In 'the courtroom
filled, the crowd again standing in the
. aisles and Mayo Schmltt waa ,aur
TAmAA W fiiafull euota f attorney a.
'V Jiv visa ju.tmi m - w , f 1
. - Charlaa Skelly. secretary of the police
commission, wae-k nrst wKnwi. Hie
testimony was nothing more than j a
i dreary recital - of the records of the
"restaurants were Demi aitacaea oy ro
lice Commissioners Hutton end Reagan.
Thomaa Reagan-was recalled -to-re-ume
the etory of the mayor" assault
iiDtm the restaurants. - He eaid ,th
mayor told him to vote -against '
French restaurant licensee, which
J,i -told tne mayor." aaia ,.- wmi
I had heard that $28,000
. n- kurh O'Neill
Special Commlasloner for Denver Poet
ana uragon journal.
Boise, Idaho, June . It le the aecond
day of the publlo vivisection of Harry
Orchard Now that the flret horror of
the episode has worn; yon begin to feel
Inhuman, . but unhUman aoma Quality
that la outside the game of life. Con
vlcuon ty confession may be a neces
sary thing In unusual cues, but It Is
raised by French restaurants with which I extravagantly loathsome, a method that
to eecure licenses... ii mjr wi. m civilisation resents.
na wouia lnveaiiKwv" m -
. . . . . 1 . . n UAt. .in .ft
: ciayS'iaier nv w -
licenses and said I should vote for the Orchard is altogether resentful.
And this publlo confession of Harry
licenses. He said I houid vote r In eoms sort a legal impropriety. .
tbem on political grounds, as many rich , ind-nt ft..
r. ntrnm of French reauu-1 suiaes you as maeceni exposure or tne
soul. - It teems a thing that should be
ninni wra nntrona of French rentau
ranfs and would be angry If they were
closed. I told the mayor that ne had
made me close them , anyhow, . and I
. could not vote for them. '
I saw the mayor at hie home next
Sunday. He asked me to come and re-
ceivea me coraiaiiy. no iw mj h
and coat end led me downstairs. Com
missioner Drinkhouse came in, and then
the mayor opened the subject of the
chairmanship of the police board. He
worked himself Into a terrible passion
and accused me of opposing hie candl
' date for the chairmanship. He' eaid he
had7 a notion instantly to domand-y
resignation. Drinkhouse said he could
have his. I said he could not have mine.
Then things calmed down. ,
"fretty . soon Muei appearcu. i in
done privately behind closed doors. To
carry U oa-publicly before the sweat
lng, panting crowd In this courtroom,
blood-hunrrv with the horror nf thit
Utmg. aeems crude, bruui, disgusting.
Kay Be Deliberately X.ylsg.
Orchard mav be deliberately and ram
fully lying, for some deep purpoee of
nis own. ir mat oe so mere never
was such, a-liar atnoa Adam left the
garden. He may be a man possessed.
work-ins' 1 under tha . lmDulaa of soma
Btranra brain lesion., laborlnsr under a
delusion of flagellation, that . demands
the sacrifice or his owif Olfe an4 tha
lives of other men. He may be telling
' Mn. mi ... whbv an nlffars. Ruf I the truth, the Dlaln. aDD&lllnr. lncon
said. Tom.' meaning me, we will note oelvable truth, and 1 he Is doing that,
for tha French restaurants.'
"No, we won't,, said the mayor.'
TW MOB OF CHINESE n,or eearchlng, more surgical Jt
' X1 MJlf "1 VA1-lu,-lu,-'-iJj seems like the public dissection Of a
then he is submitting himself ta a nub.
Ho torture that you almost feel no civ-
uized people enouid be a party to. '
It strikes you as much more horrl.e
than the publlo hangings, the. old public
burnings at the stake. . It is more sub-
W'. Th.nrhnl. June . A mission at Kain'
cm in ne province oi cnecnuan, einiuai
on the border of Thibet, was destroyed
by -a moo tonay.
Furniture Dealers Under the
Law's Ban Given Untile
' Monday to Beach Court.
Unless the men who were indicted
la the alleged furniture trust appear
In court Monday morning at 10 o'clock
Assistant United States Attorney James
Cola will ask that bench warrants . be
servedjon the defendant as ordered
bg"5age Charles E. v Wolverton ; yes-
T miimi ' fnr rinlnr this la to anvA
time In reading tne indictment wblun
la a voluminous affair of 64 pagesVlO
of which are single spaced. . Mr. -Cole's
Idea is to have the defendants appear
In groups and if they insist upon the
reading of the document it wllF be read
once., It Is estimated that It will re
quire the clerk about an hour and a
half to read the legal Instrument.. To
tead It to each .defendant would re
outre about 270 hours or 64 court days.
Several of the indicted men hava al
ready appeared at Mr. Coles office to
learn the disposition of their cues, one
of whom was J. Goldstein, who stated
that he was no longer in the furniture
business, having sold out his store on
Front street about a month 'ago. -
In regard to the stories that have
been circulated einoe the return of the
indictment to the effect thst certain
onea who were Indicted did not belong
to the trust, Mr. Cole refused to say
anything save to remark that the grand
Jury must have had evidence against
the parties, else they would not have
been Included in the list. , - 1
living man done slowly.
- . Sndoranoe Marvelous,
And tha . endurance of the man Is
marvelous, It is foolish to say that" he
aoes not . xeei tne oraeai, mat ne aoes
not feel every.- question .and - every an
swer scraping,1 at his nerves. For six
long heart-rending hours yesterday he
sat in the high witness chair, reciting
ous tones. - ;.....,..
Hawley, who wee examining htm, was
exhausted under tne strain Dy o ciock
and could go on no longer. Borah be
came as rreen a.nd nauseated as a sea'
sick man, Richardson's faoe was white
and lined and strained. Darrow looked
as though he had almost- Deen Dee ten
Into Insensibility. -
But Orchard, submitting willingly to
Sudiic torture, went on ana on Tina an.
enuding his soul In level tones until
he seemed to stand before us a naked
man who had patiently peeled the flesh
- . Woman Watca Xlm Closely,
Mrs. 'Steve Adame ' and Mrs. George
Pettlbone sat to the lett of the jury,
sneering at him publicly. Haywood's
wife watched him with an expression
less face, seeming to feel no emotion oi
anv kind. .- The. retrain" of the trla
does not seem to ne arrecrmg ner at an.
Haywood listened to him with his
Jaws clenched, his face pulsing i with
color, his eyes glaring.- - ut wnen or
chard named Haywood" he turned and
looked at him deliberately, with level,
unwinking eyes. He looked In the same
way at Mrs. Haywood and Mrs, Pettl
hflna and Mrs Mover. He was aa little
disturbed by the intent stare of Rich
ardson as he was by the fierce eyes of
Peter Breen. He talked to Hawley Just
as he had talked to me When I aaw him
three weeks aro In Warden Whitney's
offlce at the penitentiary, - ne recitea
his crimes quite impersonally.
. Vo xratallty la Tolae.'
" When he snoke of the exploding of a
bomb or -the shooting -of a man there
waa.no color Tot brutality" in his1 voice.
They seemed to be only common me
chanical . operations. ' He waa told to
fire a bomb or pull a trigger and the
rice wae named and be did the work,
'he orlce. considering the work, was
never high.' Five hundred dollars", for
assassinating two Important-men in the
middle west, where wages-are hiah. Is
almost as low a price as the blood
money -of a Paris cut-throat. Orchard
did not seem at ail bitter about that.
wmmii mi i miii ii in miun t, .iiiennyim i m ' m win wjhuiiiiiw, mmt npwM.n.n"mlW";iJ 1 nnau wt"i p i mian .i j vi.min
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LB -OF FORMER GOVERNOR -FRANK 8TEUKENBERO - IN , CALD WELL. JDAH0, BHOV
r j jj,V: TORN BY; BOMB SET OFF BT .ORCHARD.' ..'V ' ',' L
VERY SMALL U
Semi-Official Totals of Elec
iiori Show Light Vote and
Heavy Eegistration. ' ?
FOE CITY ABE 16,970
Figures Quoted Are of Course Ap
proximate, but When the Official
Count la Made Final Result Will
Not Be Very Materially Changed.
(Continued on Page Two.)
Semi-official totals of the recent mu
nicipal election, using the total mayor
alty vote cast for the four candidates
a baala from "which . to .,. calmilate,
show that-a relatively small vote-was
polled on Monday last Throughout tne
city as a whole only 8 per cent of the
total registered vote, as shown by the
registration books, 'was checked off at
the polls. Oa the east side 70 per cent
of the registered voters got to the
polls while on the west side the aver
age Is lower with 68 per cent of the
total registration;' -'
These figures are of course approxi
mate for the k reason that some votes
weae. sworn tn during the day. and
(Continued on Page Two.)
Telegraphers Do Not Appeal
H to Him as President, but
.Want Citizen Help. ;
'""" (Joarntl' Special Brlee.)
New York. June (.President 8mall
of the Commercial Telegraphers' Union
of America has sent a copy of the state
ment of grievances of the telegraphers
against the Western Union company to
President Roosevelt, not as president
of the United States,, but as the most
prominent and Influential citlsen In the
country. Before lie did this he con
sulted with some of the other officers
of the unloa . .. V. '
Union leaders say that the telegraph
service Is a "quasi public" institution.
and, therefore , the . publlo has aAdlrect
interest in Abe matter. As President
Roosevelt brought about a settlement
of the coal strikes, they think he might
avert a strike of the telegraphers. ...
STEIKEKS TRYING TO 0
DESTROY COPPEB MINE
Toklo. June 6. Matsuvana dlsoatches
say the strike of miners at the Besshl
copper mine are -using dynamite freely.
The, telephone station was destroyed and
the clerk burned to death. It Is re
ported that the strikers -Intend to ' de
stroy the entire mine. "Troops hava
been sent to the scene. ,. .. ., i
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two Wives, After Long Mar
' ried , Life, Declare They
Are Left to Provide for
Theif Families as Best
They May. f
Chauncey Butler, the Father
j oi beyen unidrcn; and u
E. Wood, Father of Three,
Prosecuted Under the Law;
itecently Passed. v :
fjtnrnal tseeial avrvke.), fv,.
Boise, Idaho, June . It Wae a com
plete battery of legal guns thst assem
bled about ' the ; defense . table when
Harry Orchard resumed the . stand in
the Haywood murder - trial today.
Orchard was brought In from Hawley's
offlce surrounded by a heavy guard of
armed men. . . ;..,-' ' . ,'. ; ' ,;
He was at once escorted to the stand
and resumed his story.' He declared he
knew. J. Wolf, who wee collector for
Pettlbone, and that the latter sent him
a registered letter rrom uenver con
taining money. Orchard declared he got
his information about Bradley from a
servant girl named Bell employed by
Disguised aa Soldi. ,
He left Ban Francisco two weeks after
the Bradley explosion and got W Don-
ver nerore cnristmas. e ais-
guised himself as a soldier and wore
smoked classes. Pettlbone told him
he had done a fair lob on Bradley, but
should have killed him. T
Orchard went to Adams' house, where
aula. So aa o AtoW the Former h?rain?'n Sf!J! .i'V 1
reached Denver, and declared the latter
said Bradley was maimed and'Vould be
living example ot wnat happens to
ne toia mm ne couia nave
0R. & N. Desires to Secure
Direct Entrance to Union
Depot Across Bridge.
A ' ' '
. WITH LAND OWNERS
"J...-tX ' ' 'ifi ii in ii 4.1.''-;
Road Deslrea to Bring Heaviest Traf
fic In Future Around the Fealn
In order to secure direct entrance to
the Union depot across the Steel bridge
for Its trains operated over tha belt
line around the peninsula,, the O. R. at
N. Us planning to construct tunnel
through the bluff north of the east end
of the ; bridge. , Negotiations were
opened some time ago with, the owners
of the land extending for more than
1,000 feet 'north of the east end of the
bridge looking towards securing either
me iuii ownersnip or tne property or
the right of way for the tunnel. ; .
The O. R. A V. is in a nenullav ttotil-
tlon in reaard to the-operation -of its
train , seeking, entrance to the depot
from tha , east- side, lines. All trains
wanted,- but must
(Continued on Page Two.)
ORCHARD'S STORY IS LOOSE
Murderer's Confession in Haywood Trial Does Not Coincide '-With Facts Regarding
Blowing Up of the Independence Depot Cripple Creek Miner Says the Men .
, ,:, .'.' Guilty of the Outrage Were Not Wanted. v - f.
"This Orchard story in, the papers
does not hold water,", said VJ. C Btan
hope. a Cripple Creek mining man at
the Oregon hotel en his way to Alaska.
"I was in Cripple Creek the ' time that
Independence; depot was blown up. It
is a tosa up which side, did It. ..There
are two stories, one about aa good as
the other But one thing, or, rather two.
are sure: the. depot was blow , up, and
no one even to this day knows WhO;dld
'The. miners say-they were holding a
convention in Denver at- a time of great
political importance, ' ..Violence, of any
kind, would ruin their cause "Just then.
Ana at the worst time ror tne r eaera
t ion of Miners the depot was blown up.
AIbo that If, It had been the Intention
to kill people that by delay in the mat
ter three , minutes over ,400 - could have
beer, killed Just as well as the 14 who
were. - r .-...','. -.
"They allege that the other - side.
knowing that the mine would turn out
its force In-a. few minute to take the
train and. that the train was-nearly due,
believing that the depot was clear of
people lust then but would be 'crowded
In a few minutes, blew it up for polit
ical effect, not thinking to barm, any
One. , H (,,-,.
:t""J:'y.: TraU waa "fcata. vj.-
'Bot.omt course ther must come, very
near it and lagr; the blame, on Uie-Xedr,
eratton, aa it would be of no importance
to blow up some Isolated ahafthouse ot
nor con sequence. . To threaten the lives
of several hundreds . by what appeared
to be a safe margin would arouse pub
lic opinion, defeat the political plans of
tne Federation, ana get tne troops into
cripple creek,-. thing the mmeowners
wanted and tne f ederation, aid not.
"But the train was three minutes late
and the mine turned out its graveyard
shirt- five : minutes earlier than ' usual.
The result was there were about 40 men
I on the depot platform that no one knew
about, nor calculated on. v And -these
men were blown .up," I being killed.
"On the other hand, the mine owners
say the -Federation had blown up other
places, and that many ot the men .killed
and Injured on, that platform - were
Masons, - and that ther "mine owners i
control 1 of the situation '; were also
Masons and: friends, of -the -murdered
men.-- ' That mine owners should blow
Up -fellow Masons and friends la not to
be thought of, of course.
i...; ! redaratiom Offered Biff Xeward, '-
"But -this does not necessarily, throw
sure' blame . on - .the Federation.-' That
could occur, aa the Federation claimed,
by t the mistake of the train being late
and the mine letting out its men Ave
minutes . earlier, than uaual. . The . sta
tion was blown up Just ea the headlight
appeared round the , curve a mile or
more away, as If it was to be the slif
naL Then, too, the Federation offored
19,009 cash reward with, no restriction ,
xor evtdenoe about the outrage. The
""weiue aoiierea no, reward, and as
they-had absolute control of the police
machinery, made no adequate efforts to
unearth the matter. . r , ,
Lri power did not want the men who
mow up xnat aepot. Also it was gen
erally understood, that at the time either
the Plnkertons or the United States
secret service men Could have got the
niurnnmrM wunin . an wnag- , ,i ..
) "So here , you -have ihalf a dosen- on
one side and six on the other. The most
nnuionaDie explanation seems to be an
accident eomewhere. as neither side waa
all the money he
keep out of sight.
new Tederetion officials. ; '
During his stay in Denver he saw
Haywood and Pettlbone fortnightly at
the former's residence, and the tatter's
store. Thev wanted him to helo assas
sinate-Judge Oabbert of the supreme
court, who had declined to release
Moyer, who' was arrested in Tellurlde.
He and Adams hung about the Oabbert
house with shotamna for a time., but
did not see him. Thev then unsuccess
fully tried to kin Governor feaDoay,
According to Orchard . the latter waa
desired killed by Haywood, who said if
Peabody was again seated as governor
organised labor , would have to . leave
Colorado. ' i : , :. '-V :'''; -
. 1 Tried to KOI Ooddard.
Havlna-' failed with Oabbert. Hay
wood asked Orchard to try to kill Su
preme Judge Ooddard. :. The latter re
fused 1o do anything for the release of
an impnaonm, miner. ' piwih : b
month ' watching the Ooddard house
wlth Adams, hootna: for a chance to
shoot through tha window, but failed.
tie went to Canon City in April tn order
to try again to am uovernor-reaooay,
who had resigned his office. He said he
went there on a Joint order of Moyer,
Haywood and Pettlbone. Moyer told
him there must be no mistake and he
must set him out of the way this time.
Haywood, he swore, told him, to make
sure of killing Peabody. - - -.
PMtthnna eus-aested he et a DOSltlon
as agent of the Mutual Life Insurance
company, which would give him entre
to tne tr eaooay nome. ne eppiiea xor
the Job . and , gave -the-: leaders of the
federation as reference., . He was given
a contract ' : '
Hi went at once to Canod City and
decided' he ' couia easuy oiow up x-ea-
body, as the latter sat oy a winaow in
th front of his house every evening;.
He took a room a block away from the
Peabody- house. . j-t:..;-i:,j.,j:
Attempt .to K1U veabody.
tt Arlama. - and -c- Steve Ackerman
leaa oomtt vi iwwunr, gmni
Two prosecutions of husbands charged
with failing to support their famUlea
have been instituted In the county court
under the law passed by the last legis
lature, which became effective May IS.
On complaints sworn to by their wives,
C. E. Wood and Chauncey Butler have
been ' accused, by Information filed ' in
the county court by the district attor
ney, of "refusing, without iUst or suffi
cient cause, to " support his wife and
Children." -I'.' ;,- -;i"';'. J;.'-. - '
Butler baa been married , 21 yearf
n. 1th, father of seven children,
while Wood, who has been married 1
yearn, ban three children. The chare
tMlhli Rittl.M ft.w T..ll..
Butler, gives the names and ages ef the
children as follows.' Florence, a red 20:
Oscar, aged 17: Adeline, aged Z; Hat-
aged , and William, aged 1 years. -Mrs.
Thereaia Wood iwnrt , t the
charge against C. S. Wood and rives
the names of her children as;. Wes
ley, aged IS; Walter, aged le, and Mar
vin, aged 9 years. -
Arrested in a Saloon.
Bench ' warrants were issued br Cir
cuit Judge Cleland for both men. and
the bail of each was fixed at lino.
Deputy Sheriff Proebstel arrested Wood
mis morning in a saioon at tnxth and
Irving streets. Wood is aa able-bodied
man. about 45 years of ace. and is em.
ployed as a teamster. He says he has
lived with his family Up to today, and
left home this morning to go to work st
the usual time. , , , .
Under the terms of the new law the
offense of faillne- to- aucnort la mi.
demeanor punishable by imprisonment
in the county tall from od to II
months.- Imprisonment- is inevitable)
upon conviction, aa tha act nrnvlHa m
other penalty. During the term of im
prisonment tne convicted man is to
work at the Kelly butte rockptle, and
the county nays his famllv. 11.60 mr
day for . hie services..-s .-.
Court Zas BscrrUon.
It Is provided, -however, that that
courte have dscretlon to release the Im
prisoned man on nrobatlon. unon oon
dttion that he pay a certain sum weekly
ior , ne support o -inis iamiiy. . The
Drobatioa mav h nvoknd at mv timA .
by the court, and the husband sent back
to the rock pile for sentence. Both the
county and circuit courts have juris
diction over prosecutions ' under this)
caps and acid and put it under the aide
walk at e.aDOt -which -Peabodv-crossed
helped snd both injured by the outrage. I daily. The stretched a wire from the
Buj Orchard's story, and confession that! bomb to a doorway a block, away.
a.v uiu a uunv nui coinciue wiin, tae l ,veryininr wa win... Mww..v--v .
- AS tne governor um muhi iwu coal
wagons came along and were on .the
wire -when the- governor :, reached the
spot- The bomb could not be exploded,
Thev took, the bomb and reported their
failure to ' Pettlbone. who said It was
ton hnd. Thev made a couple of other
attempts to shoot Peabody and Gabbert,
but failed. , . ; ,-, ; -Thev
also tried, at .Haywood's , In-
ti,,.,i to assassinate Frank llarne.
prenlJent cf the Colorado Fuel & Iron
compHny. They hung around his house,
but falied to see him..
A frail of Iloffatt. -' !
Hiyworvl told him that DnVt.l Vf'-iU.
the bis Denver f -piuicior. I m
the en i Ire ff.ni!w!i t,i i'-e i i .,,..-
an.l a;-',"? 1: i I-.n- r' ' I r,
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actual .facts of the situation.
y Sobbed Haywood of rower.
'The last, man to want that ilannt
blown tip at that, time was Haywood.
It robbed him ofprectioally all his po-
uueu puwer id wiornuo ior SlotltBI
afterward and turned - public - opinion
against him and the Federation so bit
terly that the convention, was- a failure
where before the explosion ha threat.
ened to sweep the State. ; . , - .. .
I have no use tor the. Federattnn nf
Miners, and think them a bad lot. but
this man - Orchard i not telllna- the
truth, as I and practically all Cripple
Crek on both aides know It."
"At the time of the explosion the
Denver papers stated that bloodhounds
took the scent from the place where
the trj was sprune- and' traced it tf
t lie, Tinker ton headquarter,"
Mrs. Congar Drops Dead.
i . - (Tovrntl BpeHal Service.) "
Lafayette, Ind., June . Mrs. ; Helen
Cougar, ' lecturer, and writer, aged - 68,
dropped dead this morning. :
PEANUT VEIJOOR '
HAD TWO WIVES
Dead Poixiorn Man Leaves
Two Women, Each Claim-
ing to Be Legal "JVidow.
(Joemal tDeetal San let.)
San Bernardino, June (.Mrs. Nathan
Kennedy of - Chicago ; has brought suit
against the publlo administrator of Riv
erside, and Mrs. Nathan, A. Kennedy of
Riverside to set aside Kennedy's last
11L She claims she is his legal widow.
Mrs. Kennedy No. 1 charges her allegsd
husband with bigamy and unfolds a pe
culiar story. ,
Kennedy waa for years a character
about Riverside, : selling peanuts and
popcorn,.: once a year be experted the
municipal books and also the books of
several leading merchants.
Not one of the man's numerous ac
quaintances or friend knew Ma jivt,
that he wa once a prosperou Im-..!-
man in Chicago, ma 6nc(r,i wir i-,
Chicago eays they were marrif.-I tit Vsl-
paralso, Indiana, in 1!T", , - ,
aUvance-i him jj!) to : i ( i
resi, tuHt he 1 1, f- ,, i . i
lie" 1th, rnmi tn i i- .-:
!: still i ' 1 I
in rma mi-.l ' .,
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