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STORER
JURY COMPLETE
IN SUSSMAN CASE
Taking of Evidence in Murder
Case Will Commence Mon
day Morning.
DEPUTY SHERIFFS TO
ENTERTAIN THE JURORS
Theory of Prosecution Is Pre
meditated Homicide, that of De
fense Insane Jealousy.
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SUSSMAN JURY COMPLETE
Carl J. Quist, painter, 1020- Eighth
street S.
Frank H. Akely, machinist, 803
First avenue SE. I
Knute Neutsen, fire insurance, 3248
Hennepin avenue.
Richard C. Stanley, grain weigher,
1050 Fourth avenue SE.
John J. Elliott, streetcar conduc
tor, 1053 Central avenue.
J. W. Balrd, carpenter, 3539 Ninth
avenue S.
William A. Morton, wholesale ba
ker, 1343 Nicollet avenue.
Frederick Pitts, manufacturer con
crete blocks, 1314 West Lake street.
Henry Coleman, farmer, Blooming
ton.
James J. Taylor, machinist, 444
Madison street NE.
George F. Hawes, Iron moulder,
4219 Wentworth avenue S.
E. S. Oxborough, farmer, Bloom
ington.
The twelve men who are to determine
the guilt or innocence of Henry M.
Sussman, """used of murdering his
young wife wnile in the Glenwood hotel
on Sept. 26, hve been chosen. When
the last man had been accepted and
sworn shortly before noon today the
judge, triers, attorneys, court officers,
and spectators gave signs of relief.
The defendant alone seemed sorry that
the end of the tedious work had come.
He moved uneasily in his chair and as
he looked over the twelve men in the
jury box his unhealthy pallor seemed a
shade more pronounced.
Jurors Favored Guests.
After a long consultation between
Judge D. F. Simpson and the attor
neys, during which the crowd stared,
whispered and wondered, the judge an
nounced that court would be adjourned
until 9:30 Monday morning. This was
done so that the opening", statement of
the state's attorney could be followed
immediately by the introduction of evi
dence and the case could be presented
In a logical and continuous form. The
judge instructed Deputy Sheriffs Mal
chow and Lindquist to take good care
of the imprisoned furors during the ad
journment. The jurors will be given
a theater party tonight, will be allowed
to go to church tomorrow and will be
given every possible liberty consistent
with the isolation in which the, law pro
vides they must be kept.
Monday morning will be a red letter
day for the morbid curiosity seekers.
Judging from the crowds that have
persistently attended court during the
tiresome procedure of the last four days,
it will require the services of a small
battalion of police to manage the on
lookers. Special arrangements have
been made by Sheriff J. W. Dreger, who
will be assisted in caring for the crowds
by the police department.
The proceedings will be commenced
Continued on 2d Page, 2d Column.
m***KIWK^
Supplementary to the details of the
route from Glenham, S. D., to Butte,
already published in The Journal,
the Milwaukee road has issued the
statement of the route of its transcon
tinental line from Butte to the coast.
Prom Butte, at the foot of the west
slope of the Eockies, the line follows
the Deer Lodge, Hell Gate, Missoula
and St. Regis rivers to a point about
four miles west of Saltese, Mont., where
the ascent of the Bitter Root mountains
begins. St. Paul pass, the summit, is
reached at an elevation of 4,200 feet,
and a tunnel 8,500 feet long will be
necessary to cross the range. The line
then follows the drainage of the St.
Joe river to within a few miles of its
mouth, and crosses the Idaho-Washing
ton state line just east of Tekoa, Wash.
The country between Saltese and the
mouth of the St. Joe river is heavily
timbered with white pine and cedar.
From Tekoa to the Columbia river a
fine agricultural district is traversed,
the eastern part of which is very well
settled.
Great Bridge Projected.
The Columbia river is crossed by a
bridge of fifteen spans having a total
length of 2,750 feet, exclusive of steel
trestle approaches 1,000 feet in length
at each end. The steel in this structure
will weigh 40,000 tons. The grade line
is eighty feet above low water. The
piers will be of concrete.
At Johnson Creek summit, about
twenty miles west of the Columbia
river, there will be a tunnel 3,400 feet
in length, and at Snoqualmie pass
there will eventually be a tunnel about
two miles long at a maximum elevation
of 2,569 feet, but for the present the
operations thru the pass will be by
a surface line at a maximum elevation
of 3,010 feet.
Vast forests .of fir, red cedar and
other valuable timber are tributary to
the line between the Columbia river
and Puget sound.
At Maple Valley, Wash., connection
is made with the Columbia & Puget
Sound railroad, over the tracks of
which access is obtained to the ample:
terminal property purchased at Seattle.
A new line will be constructed from
Black River Junction, Wash., to Taco
ma, where a large amount of terminal
property has also been secured.
The Un.%. from Glenham to Butte is
under cohltaaflt-to-Mcintosh Brothers of
Milwaukee. The Bitter Root, tunnel
and approaches for two and one-half
miles on each side, are being built by
Nelson Bennett of Tacoma, Wash. The
line between the Bitter Roots and the
coast is under contract to H. C. "Henry
of Seattle. All steel bridges and
trestles will be erected by the bridge
department of the railroad company.
Grading is completed and track laid
from Glenham to a point about twenty
miles west of the Missouri river, the
crossing being made upon a temporary
pile, bridge. Much grading has been
done in the Yellowstone and Mussel
shell valleys, and subcontracts have
been let and forces are at work upon
the balance of the line.
To Reach Butte by 1908.
It is expected that the construction
will be completed to Butte by Jan. 1,
1908, and to the coast a year later.
On the east end ^he Missouri river
bridge at Glenham will consist of three
spans of 425 feet each, with steel trestle
A PLACE FOR IT.
The Early Christinas BuyerHere 'Mr. Secretary, chuck a scoop full' in this opening. You'll
never find a more urgent demand in the world.
MILWAUKEE FINDS A SHORT
ROUTE TO PACIFIC COAST
Details Announced of Proposed Extension
West from Evarts-- New Factor in
Transcontinental Transportation.
approaches 1,300 and 125 feet in length
on the east and west sides respectively.
The grade of the track will be about
sixty feet above high water. The piers
will be of concrete. faced with granite,
and the excavation for the foundations
will be made by pneumatic process.
Seven and one-half million pounds of
steel will be required super
structure of this bridge, and the con
tract haas been let to the Pennsylvania
Steele1 company. The erection thereof
constructioforofthe
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as.,w
the piers
will be done by the road.
The first eighty miles west of the
Missouri river is entirely within the
"tiding Rock Indian reservation.
Within the past six months the govern
ment land wesk of the Indian reserva
tion has been rapidly taken up, and
settlers are moving on in large num
bers. The country is a rolling prairie
an excepting one canvon at the head
of Hay creek and the valley of the
Little Missouri river on the east side
aitords no engineering difficulties.
Four miles east of Terrv, Mont, there
will be an overhead crossing' of the
^Northern Pacific. The first crossing of
the river will be about five miles west
of Terry, the second about eleven
miles east of Miles City, and the third
about six miles west of Miles City.
Each of these bridges will consist of
four spans with a total length of 1,100
feet. The line passes thru Miles City,
and it is probable that division termi
nals will be established there.
HOW SHAW WOULD
AYEBT ALLPANIGS
He Proposes that the Secretary Be
Given $100,000,000 Anti
Panic Fund.
Journal Special Service.
Washington, Dec. 8.Secretary Shaw
does not understand why there should
be any question as to the feasibility of
averting panics if the secretary of" the
treasury should-fee given $100,000,000
to deposit in banks "or withdraw from
circulation, as he deems fit.
To the secretary of the treasury the
plan he outlines is self-explanatory. His
idea is that whenever money was scarce
he would let out enough of his $100,-
000,000 fund to relieve the stringency.
If the money was needed in New "Ik)rk
it would be sent there. If it was need
ed in London, Mr. Shaw would deposit,
say $50,000,000 in New York, with the
understanding that half of th9
amount was to be sent abroad to ease
the strain there.
Anything approaching panic condi
tions in London, Mr. Shaw contends, is
quickly reflected in New York finan
cial circles.
VICIOUS NEGRO KILLS SEVEEAL.
Greenville, Miss., Dec. 8.Two persons dead,
two seriously wounded and two slightly in
lured is the result of a fight which occurred
here this afternoon. Felix Holman, a negro
from Arkansas, shot and killed Celina Holman,
a riegress, in Mrs. Pratt's boarding house for
negrobs, and in resisting arrest killed the other
victims. He was lodged in jail.
Eresentedthiet
V-.\2
SATURDAY EVENJNG| pEOEMBER 8,
TAKES 72 BAYS TO
TRAYEjOO MILES
Soo Car No. 5958 Holds Record
for Not Arriving with Load
of Wheat.
Coast Lumbermen Will Find Out
Why They Are Denied Ship,
ping, Facilities.
If the railroads)could not get enough
cars to handle the crop, why did the
not make the be% Use. of the cars the"yy
had? g#-:
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This is one of Xwj, questions the answer
to which will besought in the inter
state commerce commission hearing to
begin in Minneapolis a week from next
Monday. I
If the investigators desire, they can
have the story of car No. 5958, loaded
out of the Began &/Lyness elevator at
Fessenden, N. D., on Aug. 27. Fessen
den is on the Soo an.d is not a competi
tive point. K*?&1
Annals of Car No. 5958.
Car No. 5958 was filled with durum
wheat and was started on its way to
Duluth, where the wheat \Has to be
shipped down the lakes.
Weeks passed the campaign came
on and was fought to a-finish people,
discarded their straw hats and covered
up their rose gardensan dstill car No.
5958 was in the "to arrive" class.
On Nov. 7 the belated car of durum
was sighted at Duluth and unloaded
there the same day.. It had taken just
seventy-two days fox the car to cover
the distance between. Fessenden and
Duluthabout 300 miles.
Lumbermen in Game.
Now that investigation is assured,
shippers are expressing themselves more
freely and the extent of the freight
tieup is being better defined. The west
coast lumbermen purpose to have an
agitation of their own, and have al
ready appropriated a fund to pay for
collecting evidence Whi^h will bo laid
before the interstate commerce commis
sion, and the railway ^commission of the
state of Washington. vSome time ago
when By loading order -nps issued by the
railroads, which the lumbermen deemed
unjust, they prepared' their case and
at a friendly conference
etween lumber and railroad inter
ests. Immediate relief was the result.
In the present instance, however, ac
cording to the Mississippi Valley Lum
berman, "the exasperations of the sit
uation with regard^ to a supply of cars
with which to movelumbe from the
west coats mills tj eastern territory has
been'- so grea^V^feJb^j.promises of
relief so. poorly pefl^^a, that friend
ly, means do notsee^-to suffice,"- and
the coast luribernieh hatje ^finally de
cided to take^the question be$pre the
interstate jSoinmeree Commission4,nd the
railway commission of tne state of
Washington. When it comes to rihat,
the. situation must be pretty badsand
it is.
Will Gather Evidence.
"At the recent monthly meeting of
the Pacific Coast Lumber Manufactur
ers' association held week before last
at Seattle, a fund was provided to pay
the expenses of the suit, on the recom
mendation of the chairman of the com
mittee appointed at a previous meet
ing to devise ways and means for se
curing relief. The first work will be
the gathering of evidence, enough of
which has already been secured to con
vince the committee that the railroads
can be compelled to furnish more equip
ment.
Statistics were quoted showing that
the average movement of freight cars
last year was only sixty-one miles a
day. The chairman also stated' that
there were undoubtedly some mill men
who did not caCre to ally themselves
with the movement for fear the rail
roads would take it out on them, but
making it an association affair put
them all in the same boat, and the
roads would hardly dare pursue such a
policy affecting all the members.of the
association, even if they were so dis
posed. The shingle mills bureau has
joined hands with the lumber associa
tion, and it is proposed to carry the
matter to a finish.''
SLAYER IS SENTENCED
Emil Olson, Who Killed Doree, Must
Serve 5V2 Years in Penitentiary.
Emil Olson must serve five and one
half years in the Minnesota state pris
on for killing Albert Doree on the night
of July 4. Olson, who had been con
victed of manslaughter in the first de
gree, was sentenced by Judge Simpson
shortly after noon today. The maxi
mum sentence for manslaughter in tHe
first degree is twenty years in prison,
and Olson, a mere boy in appearance,
seemed pleased with his light sentence.
Judge Sinlpsont pronounced sentence
on"five men convicted of crime during
the last court session. Ha sentenced
Ambrose Heinz, implicated in a holdup
near the Bijou theater and convicted
of robbery in the first degree, to five
years in the penitentiary at Stillwater,
and Frank Edwards, who broke into the
store of the Winter Jewelry company,
drew four years and a half on a third
degree burglary charge. Emil Steen
and John O'Donnell, tlfe two boys im
plicated in'the theft of a keg or beer
on Lyndale avenue N", were dealt with'
leniently on account of their youth.
Steen was given an indefinite sentence
in the state reform school and O'Don
nell, the younger, was placed upon pro
bation. WAS MRS. BIRDSONG INSANE
Defense in the Case of the Murder of
Dr. Butler.
Hazelhurst, Miss., Dec. 8.The prose
cution in the case of Mrs. Angie Bird
song, charged with the murder of Dr.
Thomas ButleV, completed its evidence
yesterday.
The prosecution attempted to show
that the youthful defendant's act was
deliberate and that she followed her
already mortally wdunded victim Out
of his office to his veranda where she
adjusted her revolver, after he had
pleaded for mercy, and fired three
more shots at him.
The defense immediately called as
its first witness the defendant's
mother-in-law, Mrs. S. F. Birdsong/ The
latter testified that the defendant, af
ter the birth of her last child, had
shown signs of insanity and that these
symptoms were repeated-about the time
of the killing.^ 5
igo6.
RAILROAD FOOLS
OHDER THE I. C. C.
Plan to Let Roads Combine Under
Commission's Supervision
Is Proposed.
By W. W. Jermane, Colorado Building,
Washington, D. C.
Washington, Dec. 8.Congressman
Townsend of Michigan came before the
interstate commerce commission today
for a consultation on the practicabil
ity and feasibility of legislation per
mitting railroads to pool under the
supervision of a commission. I is
thought that perhaps the question of
thru rates may be made more simple
and effective for all concerned if rail
roads can be permitted to form such
combinations as meet the approval of
the commisison, the idea being that if
this can be done, rates, can be Held
stable on a reasonable basis and wi,th
out favor for any one shipper over any
other./
Compulsory Arbitration.
The question of a compulsory arbitra
tion law is also being discussed at the
meeting. The hearings on the Townsend
bill providing for such arbitration com
mence before the house committee on
interstate and foreign commerce next
Friday, and. invitations are being sent
tq_ employers of labor and leaders of
labor organizations in all parts of the
country to attend and give the commit
tee benefit of their advice*
The interstate commerce commission
will also be asked to suggest names of
people who ought to be invited and the
commissioner of labor likewiseemployern has bee
consulted on this point. Mr. Townsend
expects.the on the* bill will
etty livelyshearings aasn he finds there are mane
?Ti.
ma^"v
als
er
of. labor whp will oppose the" proposed
law. It is thought, *herefqre. highly
important that hearings be as free and
full as may be, with opportunity for
all who are concerned to be heard.
Minnesota manufacturers, employers
and labor men generally are to be in
vited as fast as the invitations can be
prepared and mailed, but it is the hope
of the committee that all will consider
themselves invited whether the commit
tee gets around to them with a formal
invitation, or not.
WRECK KILLS,TWO
Passenger Train Crashes Into a Freight
r- in.Yards.
Danville. Va Dec. 8.A passenger
tram crashed into a freight in the
yards of the Southern railway in this
city early ,today. Two men were killed
and a number of others injured, one of
whom will die. Fire, which followed
the wreck, was brought under control
after four freight cars were burned.
No., 34 is the opposite of No. 33, the
train on which President Spencer was
traveling when he was killed Thanks
giving day.
Engineer Kinney was a brother of
W. A. Kinney, the engineer on No. 37,
the train which ran into President
Spencer's car, and who had such a re
markable escape from death. It is
stated that the passenger train was not
flagged in time to prevent the collision.
STREETCAR'S AWFUL LEAP
One Man Killed and Several Others
May Die.
East Liverpool, Ohio, Dec. 8.A trac
tion car of the East Liverpool Traction
& Light company jumped the rail at
the approach to the Jethro trestle and
plunged over a twenty-five foot em
bankment.
One man was instantly killed and all
of the passengers were injured. Sev
eral will die.
The car stood on its end when it
struck the bottom of the embankment
and then toppled on its side. The pas
sengers were thrown to one end, James
^Vale, an engineer, having his skull
crushed and dying instantly.
It is said that the derailment was
due to loose earth allowed to collect
on the rails.
NEGROES TO RE-ENLIST
Under Tart's Instructions Two Dis
charged Soldiers File Applications.
Washington, Dec. 8.At the instance
of Secretary Taft, Sergeant Mingo
Sanders and Private Elmer Brown of
the Twenty-fifth infantry, colored, to
day filed with, the military secretary
applications for re-enlistment in the
army. One of these has been referred
to the president in' order that he may
determine whether or not any of the
men of the Twenty-fifth, infantry who
were recently discharged without honor
shall be re-enlisted and if so on what
conditions.
SHAH IS BETTER
He Shows Improvement but Is Still
Weak.'
Teheran, Persia, Dec. 8.The health
of the shah today shows that he has
made a further slight improvement com
pared-with his condition at noon yes
terday, but he is still very weak. At
4 o'clock this afternoon his majesty
was sleeping. A special meeting of the
cabinet was* held yesterday afternoon
with the object of reviewing the
generalbeare1 situation in Persia. The troops
ing paid their arrears.
MILLIONAIRE SLJ.GHTED
Ogden's Conviction at Madison, Wis.,
Puts Him in Disfavor.
Special to The Journal.
Madison, Wis., Dec. 8.Francis A.
Ogden, the millionaire who has been
convicted*of leasing a hotel to?be run
a#a disorderly house and.whcjrhasiap-
S[adison'o
ealed the-eircuit -court, attended
charity ball last night.
Madison society avoided himTnowever,
and he looked out of place.
7UXLE& NAMED SECRETARY.
New York, Dec. 8.Governor-elect Hughes
has announced the appointment of Robert Hig
ginsoa Fuller, a newspaper man,
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a* secretary
to the governor for two yejars, beginning Jan. l,
AII^M i i PRICE ONE CENT IN MINNEAPOLIS.
OLD PLAN TO
GET A RED HAT FOR IRELAND
Journal Speeial Service.
Chicago, Dec. 8.John Callan
O Loughlm in a Washington special to
the Chicago Tribune says: An extra
ordinary letter has been addressed by
Bellamy Storer to President Eooftevelt
and the members of his cabinet in re
gard to Mr. Storer's dismissal from the
post of ambassador of the United States
to Austria-Hungary.
Mr. Storer was dismissed because of
his wife's ''interference" in affairs of
the Roman Catholic church and her al
leged misuse of letters from the presi
dent. It was also charged that Mrs.
Storer had meddled with French poli
tics by taking part in an anti-republi
can intrigue to promote the marriage of
victor Bonaparte with a member of
the Orleanist family.
Both of these charges Mr. Storer em-
Ehatically
denies, and, on the other
and, he declares that the president's
interest in the selection of Archbishop
Ireland as a cardinal was not due to
him or to his wife, but to the president
himself.
Mr. Storer's side of the case includes
letters exchanged by the president and
Mr. and Mrs. Storer, in which the for
mer addressed Mr. and Mrs. Storer re
spectively "My Dear Bellamy" and
''My Dear Maria," and Mr. and Mrs.
Storer addressed the president as'' Dear
Theodore."
Storer's Removal.
Mr. Storer begins the letter by ex
plaining that on March 20 last lie re
ceived a cablegram from the state de
Eartment saying,he was removed from
is office as ambassador of the United
States to Austria-Hungary. This, cable
ram was received by him while ill in
Igypt on leave of absence and disclosed
no reason. Mr. Storer wrote for an exr
planation and received a reply written
by Assistant Secretaryv.of -State Bacon,
by direction,.as he stated, of the pf'esi
idfiiitj oJthe^effeCt .tjiat. he was removed
because he had failed to answer two
letters and a telegram sent to him by
the president.
cell1
mav'premise,' says Mr. Storer,
that both Mrs. Storer and I were on
terms of close, and, as we believed, af
fectionate, personal intimacy with Mr.
Roosevelt, and for more than ten years
have been in the habit of exchanging
with h|m, frequently letters written on
both sides with the greatest unreserve
on both private and public matters.
Without this explanation the situation
cannot be understood.
Letters Belated to Church.
"The letters which I am charged
with improperly
leavingrefunanswered,"
continues Mr. Storer,
MINNESOTA
LETTERS BYMR. ROOSEVELT i
ARE OFFERED IN EVIDENCE
The Charge Is Made that the President
Changed Front to Shield Himself
and Sacrificed Friends.
S10P1CAL
MOIETY, T%
*J this
erred to acts
alleged to have been done by me, or
rather by my wife, in connection with
the Roman Catholic church of which
we are both members.
"Long before my appointment" to
Brussels, Archbishop Ireland had been
a. friend of mine, anl also of .Mr.
Roosevelt's, who often expressed to
me his great admiration of him and
his sympathy with the archbishop's ef
forts to act in his ecclesiastical office
so as to meet the highest demands of
American citizenship.
"The possibility that the archbishop
might be made a cardinal greatly in
terested me and his appointment seemed
to me to promise great benefit, both to
the church and to our country at home,
especially in the Philippines. Mr.
Roosevelt held the same opinion and
strongly desired the appointment."
Urges Effort for Ireland.
Mr. Storer states in March, 1899, he
wrote and cabled to Mr. Roosevelt,
then governor of New York, about
promoting the appointment of the'arch
bishop by such means as would make
known at Rome t^e high opinion held
of the prelate in America, and Mr.
Roosevelt exerted himself to that end
and applied to President McKinley to
'use his influence also.
On March 23 of that year Mr.
Roosevelt wrote Mr. Storer a letter
addressed: "My Dear Bellamy," stat
ing that he had written to the presi
dent and had also submitted 4o him the
cables he had received.
I absolutely agree with you as to
Archbishop Ireland," said the then
governor of New York. "You know
the truth about this so-called' recanta
tion of his about Americanism much
better than I do. It seems to me that
from every standpoint of sound public
policy it will be a fortunate thing if
we can have him made a cardinal, es-
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ARCHBISHOP IRELAND, BELLAMY STORED,
In Whose Interests Bellamy Stgrer Lost lWhose
His Ambassador's Position. Ireland Cost Him Dearly
if-.
S
pecially in view of what must occur
the Philippines. Remember you have
to largely guide me in matters of this
Kind, and write me always and fully."
Mrs. Storer Writes.
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9 Mrs. Storer wrote a
letter to Mr. Roosevelt asking him to 11
send a telegramhe which be used
to promotet the archbishop's appoint- ht
S?n
d-
repliecoultd Marc -?l-^
hl
7, 1889, a letter addressed to "Mv i
Dear Mrs. Storer," and stating that
the only reason he did not send a cable
was he did not see quite "where it
would end if I began to interfere di
rectly the election of a cardinal.** z3
He-added: I
I have written to the president
stating my belief that it would be
most fortunate thing for this country,
and I believe an especially fortunate
thing for the Catholics of this coun
try if Archbishopd Ireland could be
made a
cardinal.oul^*
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havea
Uk
no
you ar most wel-
it anyonee you can
see fit. ._,
In another letter to Mrs. Storer, Mr.
Roosevelt,, after expressing approval of 5
the archbishop for a cardiiialate, said: *3
I may add that the bigoted op
ponents of Catholicism are those who '-3 5
are most anxious to see the triumph fM
within the ranks of Catholicism of a i'i
reactionary spirit,, and the throwing *& i
out of men who have shown a broad 1
liberalism and Americanism in pol- I
icy
Mr. Storer says that the foregoing i
letters were intended to be used in i
promoting the appointment and they $
were so used by him and Mrs. Storer, ''$
and the portions referring to that sub- $
ject were quoted to other persons in 'r
their discretion, the not published. 1
McKinley Favored Plan, .'.1 i
r? Storer states that President MTT"
Kinley heartily furthered the efforts" 1
by M.r. Roosevelt, himself and others
to promote the appointment of Arch- '& if
bishop Ireland and in the spring of v*jp"
1899 he commanded Bishop O 'Gorman *'i| i
to say to the pope that "that appoint- m\
ment would be considered a personal *'M*
favor to him, the president, as well as M, hmm.
an honor to the country." The bishop
carried out the president's wish.
Mr. Storer also quotes Judge Taft
to justify his statement that Arch
bishop Ireland's appointment to the
office of cardinal was definitely desired
by the government.
In the_ autumn of 1900 Mr. Storer
had a private audience with Pope Leo
XIII and took that occasion as a pri
vate citizen to put before him the pur*
poses and policy of the American -gov
ernment in the Philippines and his ac- 'ti
tion was approved by President Mc
Kinley.
Other Letters by Eoosevelt. Z*M I
"Mr. Roosevelt, shortly after his elec- 1
tion to the vicepresidency," continues "If
Mr- Storer, showed apprehension lest
he should be thought by the Protestant
public to be in.relations with the Ro
man Catholic church, and a fear that
he might be compromised by the letters 's
above referred to, which he had written
before his election, expressing his
friendship with Archbishop Ireland.
Tries to Find Letter.
After Mr. Roosevelt had suoceeded to
the presidency he returned to the sub
ject of publicity and the possibility
of there being letters of his in the
possession of other persons and wrote
a letter dated the White House, Wash
ington, Jan. 16, 1902, and addressed it
"Dear Bellamy," in which the follow
ing statement appears:
"Wiill you ask Maria again if there
is any letter of mine, to her or a copy
of any letter which, so far as she fs
aware, is in the hands of anyone else?
It is stated with the utmost insistence
that Rampolla has one. I care little
so far as I am personally concerned,
for what I write I stand by, but it is
obviously not wise on general princi
ples that any letter of mine should be
in the hands of anyone to whom it was,
not addressed at this time." i g?s
Cardinal Had Letters.
Cardinal Rampolla, however, had
copies of the letters, or parts of them.
Mrs. Storer at once wrote to the car-
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