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Jl Yol. LXX. No. 40. Salt Lake Oitt, Utah, Wednesday Mo:R2rrsGr, November 23, 1904! 12 paGE5.FivE cents. .'B
J IflLBSTBE PEN
Jffiift to Oust ilim Is
M(lficer Pulls Revolver and
Newly Designated War
'faKtfttter Will Now Go to Supremo
JJk Court; Extra Guards at Prison;
i5ff-tfll to The Tribune.
alfi BOISE, Ida-, Nov. 22. The trouble over
teltf management o the penitentiary result
it OoWV today in an effort on tho part of At
jffiftreer General Bagl6y ami Secretary of
Sjte" Gibson to oust Warden Perrln and
jjiaii Guard D. W. Ackley hi charge
lj6 ji? tho Institution.
fg1 Will Go Into Court.
The warden refused to recognize the ap
irn'i 'jointmtnt, and after considerable squab-
juc?, tlio parties agreed to call a truce
' (tstil the Supreme court could act on up
(Ration for a wit of mandate to compel
SPwrin to turn over the keys and prop-
1 5. Refuse to Recognize Order. -
The two numbers of the State board,
sil SkUiis In the absence of the Governor.
if cfch the orders early tins morning dis-
2 Iriiilnj Perrln and appointing Ackley.
iVfc latter thereupon went up to the pris-
nti'S is armed with an order from them to turn
'IB hi Institution over to him. Perrln told
FrfB -to hs could not reeognlzo the order, as
ti meting of the board was not legal,
tifc jlAley insisted he would take possession
EiM Sit oace, and demunded that tho warden
tiaSiUlvcr (he keys. '
Warden Pulls a Gun.
IWirden Perrln then exhibited a revolver
d ordered Ackley to leave the prcm
Sy. Ackley left and came down town.
IfKr lio had roDorted to the board, Glb
ca and Unglej. accompanied by Sheriff
ipy;w, went back with blm.
legality of Action Questioned.
Bailey informed Pen-In that Ackley was
ltraen, and Unit the keys and property
sat be turned over to him. Perrln
Jpln refused to recognize the legality
thtlr action. Perrln had hla counsel
petnt and mur-h discussion followed.
Agreement Finally Reached.
It vas finally agreed that the matter
told be taken into the Supremo court,
tit members or the board applying for a
Trfi of mandate to compel Perrln to de
Fear a Revolt.
Thh evening Sheriff Agnew went up to
24 tnltentlary. This was at the re
cant of Bagley and Gibson and with Per
m's consent It was feared news of tho
uaculty reaching tho prisoners might
kw them to mako a break.
Who Ackley Is.
-AcJrtcy Is a resident of Boise. He was
suanl iuuW Jack Campbell when the
Jitter was warden.
3 JENVER ELECTION ROW.
ftaocratic Leaders Arrested by
State and Federal Officers.
fbj ( JE'N'VER. Colo., Nov. 22 A special of-
rtaJ ptr of the Supremo court was started
-A if1 loday w,tn ten additional warrants
ICS'S ;,i;pcrson8 charged with violating the or-
sNtl ' f tho courts appointing special
v wit luT? on Section day and according
Pr?l he Eamo Privileges guaranteed to
1 tfi, r watchcra under tho election laws.
- J arrests of local Democratic leaders
jEltri 'Mdc. their names being William H.
v'nii? tne c,l' detective force. James
I'l I ;'jlmTrsV.a clerk ln tlle Treasurer's office.
tV aT8, Iiarr,s- o- District court bailiff;
J iSiS Reld- a county constable: William
i ,SiSlan and iI;irt- Dovanoy. They wero
- -1 "i'ed In bonds of S1000 each.
S f-riSr. i 1 Political contest renched tho
ui ltOaV t ?Hrt late this afternoon when
fj-iT ' " eIrner and L. Abramowsky, Rc
"Trf n8, sworo t0 complnlnta charging
iW'f workers and election oftlclals
J i S.rvJtctlnE th?m frorn polling booths,
a tSrny Preventing them from voting,
a ia,7e8t3 resulted, all being released
J arhtfr bonds of ?'-01 each. The men ar
lTt tSni,are Mlk Mahoney, Alderman;
5 ;S.?Kr'Ltke' crgcunt of polico: Charlco
wr8 Policeman; Edward O' Mulla. Jo
s2 Kx&y' FilllftIU Schradsky, Max Scho-
. s and Max S'ssck.
trJi ;iiLCr,ai8e ,n the warrants is based on
m of th United States statutes,
Sfa1 l';Pri!.MK.u.arantet3 the right to vote for
Xy! 'iclsa. electors atld Roprcsontativea
ill OFFICIAL VOTE OF IDAHO.
It80087611'8 rality in tho State Is
il'rnto ' lda-' Nov- ".-Offlclnl election
SlSwS al1 Counllea wlth ex"
srllM n 8ma11 Prednct In Idalio
HSffilSJ. Pn?i-C ,l-.hr3 following: Itooscvclt,
r iffiXliliS Ckver,,r??429Cot,Krcsman French.
iSSKJfc. U.'oi ,8TS; Supremo Judge, Sulll-rSBJ.'Tr-
Pf1?', 21,C14; Governor. Good-rWoSld-
W.022; Lieutenant Gov
jM? of & IjS Harris. 21.070; Scc
iS2. Trpn.n?10' Glbon. -13.710; Walling.
I I.Vr TO General. Guhcen, 43,250;
f i: French n-W'1'' Scott.
JipL?nc m-pccier. Ball,
WmUonSfe- Vot B,von at 41M; rro
1 flnd Populist 3S0.
C 'iBA11636 Gooda Coming Here,
-it o??ANniHCO; oNov- 22.-Tho col
an cxc0ntnou San Franclsco says
5;ltjo Sflona,,y ,,ar''? amount of
P'Bu4 taeaSf t,H comntr licrc and that
-'iMigft thS12U,?,portSiUon" has been so
.N hand,) the RocJtlB Ua rJc,ala can
:m K0 ' A
Says State Disgraced Iteolf Going Re
publican, Hence Thoy "Want
to Become Republicans.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 22. Two hundred
farmers of Dunklin county, which lies ln
southeast Missouri on tho northeastern
boundary of Arkansas, liavo signed a pe
tition asking that tho Stato Legislature
transfer that body politic to tho Stato of
Arkansas. Tho solo reason given for tho
desired transfer Is that Missouri is now
Republican in complexion
Farmers Act Immediately.
It was not until last Saturday that tho
citizens of tho Interior of the county
learned that the Stato had gone for
RoosovolU Immediately Jkmcs Crab
tree, Job Turner and 8. P. Williams,
fanners near Ilornersvillo, had a petition
drawn asking that the Stato Legislature
enact such provisions as would allow tho
county to take steps for transfer of al
legiance to tho commonwealth of Ar
kansas. A similar petition has been also
started in Pemlecott county, nnxl the two
counties. It Is stated, will mako a Joint
move for transfer.
Hero Is the Petition.
We, the indcrslgned citizens of Dunk
lin county, respectable men of good re
pute, respectfully call tho attention of
your honorable body to tho fact that tho
Slate of Missouri lias so far disgraced
Itself as to go Republican at tho last
ek-ction, so that no self-respecting and
honorable citizens (as wo ate) can with
out shamo acknowledge his residence
therein. Therefore, we would iwtltlun,
and do horeby petition and pray, that
you will cede and transfer the aforesaid
county to the State of Arkansas, so that
we may again, and without shame, ac
knowledge the placo of our citizenship.
Parker's Vote Falls Off.
In 1S00 the voto of Dunklin county for
Bryan was 2711. and for McKlnley con
siderably less than half that number.
This year the county cast only 112S votes
for Parker and S9o for RoosovelL In
lO0 there were only seventeen votes In
Pemlacolt county for McKlnley.
LAND OFFICE REPORT,
Commissioner Richards Gives Fig
ures as to His Department.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 22. In his annual
report for this year Commissioner Rich
ards of tho General Land ofllco recom
mends tho exercise of more deliberate
consideration of propositions looking to
the establishment of forest reserves than
has been exercised ln tho past. The re
"Though the Importance of the object
to be accomplished by the reserves and
the maiiv local Interests to be considered
necessitate, great care in proceeding fur
ther ln this direction, the Government
can well afford at tills Juncture to delay
action ln establishing additional reserves
until the forco of forest experts now en
gaged upon tho work can, by practical
tluld examinations and the necessary
scientific research beyond reasonable
doubt in what localities and to what ex
lent further areas should be set apart
for this purpose."
During tho last fiscal year nine reserves
were created, bringing the total number
up to tlfty-nlno and Increasing the aggre
gate area covered Ly forest reservations
to fi2,7G3,4M acres.
Tho report shows a falling off of 51.741.
401 In the total receipts of tho office, us
compared with tho previous year, and a
decrease in the area of public land dis
posed of amounting to C.1S4.177 acres.
With the exception of IWi tho cash re
ceipts were greater than any previous
The patents Issued for the year num
bered GG.3SG, exceeding those for any other
twelve months In' the- history of the office.
The receipts wero ?3.2S3.34l. and tho kind
disposed of aggregated 1C.-W3.821 acres. Of
this ciunnllty 10.171.203 acres were entered
upon the homestead law. 2.353.5S4 vere
patented as railroad selections, and l.XJ,
2G1 under timber and stone onirics.
Speaking of the frauds committed under
the limber and stone act, Mr. Richards
says: "With respect to unlawful inci
sures 137 reports wero received showing
an nfea of 1 353.fiG7 acres of public land
unlawfully inclosed. Through the efforts
of special agents thirty-nine Inclosures,
embracing 717.E03 acres of public land,
have been removed."
According to tho report the total
amount covered into the treasury for tho
benetlt of tho reclamation fund amounted
to .OlS.S.'iG on June 30 last.
School Boys Uso Parts of Skeleton in
BROOKLYN. K. Y., Nov. 22. A
laborer digging a ocwer in Flatbush
came upon a human skeleton. His pick
struck the skull and moving away the
earth, he found the complete framework
of a man.
The bones, which were in a good
slate of preservation, were laid out on
the side of tho street In front of a
school. Like a hand cf young Indians
Uie schoolboys swooped down on the
skeleton, whooping and making a ter
rific din. One lad grabbed the skull,
on.nt- n ihlcrh bone, and in a short
time there was a general Hcrlmmagej
The boy with the skull marched off
v.'lth it, holding it In his outstretched
arms in front of him. and the boyo who
had thigh hones and arm bones threw
them over Ihelr ohouldcr like muskets
and formed a parade, marching up and
down in front of the school.
Peculiar Accident in Ogden Burns
Special to Tho Tribune.
OGD13N. Utah. Nov. 22.-Damagc to the
cxlcnt o about SS000 was caused late this
aftornoon to the system of tho Boll Tele
phone company In Ogden by a peculiar
accident on Twenty-fourth street. Elec
trician Thomas Moore of the Flro deport
ment was repairing the lire alarm system,
when a broken guy wire fell across the
l"lonhono lines connecting tho tremendous
current of tho Utah Light and Power com
nany and burning about IS wires In two
and nutting 04 telephones In the neighbor
hood out of commission The terrific
shock caused great damago to the switch
board It was stated, tonight that the
phones would bo ln working order to
morrow afternoon. .'.
Lose Five Hundred
iee in Assault
Attack Russian Position
Near Zandagaw, but Are
Chinese Say Entire Country Between
Russian, and Japanese LinoB
Is Laid "Waste.
ZANDAGAW, Manchuria, hy Courier
to Mukdon, Nov. 22. The Japanese lost
COO men ln the attacks of November
17 and November IS, and were evidently
disheartened. When they renewed the
attack November 19 the Japanese sent
out several battalions from Double
Humped hill, but their movements
Jap Advance Checked.
The Russians opened lire from Poutl
loff (Lone Tree) hill and. neighboring
eminences. Shells burst in the midst
of the advancing Japanese columns and
quickly checked them. The Japanefe
also tried a turning operation at Chan
llndza, but there also they wero dis
persed. Slight Encounter Sunday.
There was a slight encounter Novem
ber 20. Russian scouts penetrated a
short distance into the Japanese lines,
but without much result.
Chinese Move to Russian Lines.
During the last two days the Chinese
havo been moving In large numbers
from the east northward, taking their
wives, children and household goods in
order to save them from the Japanese.
They evidence more confidence in the
Russians than ln the Japanese.
Country Laid "Waste.
The Chinese complain that the whole
country between the Russian and Japa
nese lines is laid waste. Not a single
dwelling is standing. The earth
dwellings of the soldiers are comfortable.
DEPEW HAS A CINCH.
Has Enough Written Pledges to Eleot
NEW YORK, Nov. 22. The selection of
a United States Senator by the newly
elected Lglslaluro of this Stato to suc
ceed Senator Depew was tho subject of
conferences today between Governor
Odell, cx-Govornor Frank Black and Sen
ator Depew. Governor Odell assured both
Senator Depow and ex-Governor Black In
most positive terms thnt ho would not bo
a candidate for the Senatorshlp. and fur
thermore that ho would not take part ln
any canvass by any one nor Interest him
self In the contest. It developed at tho
conference that Senator Depew has tho
written pledges of a majority of the Leg
islature to vote for him to succeed him
self, and that unless there Is decisive ac
tion on tho part of Governor Odell for
another candidate Senator Depew is as
sured of re-election.
SMEARED WITH BLOOD.
Dramatic Presentation in Court of
Weapon Used by Murderer.
AUBURN. Cal.. Nov. 22. The prelimi
nary examination of Adolph Weber prac
tically ended this afternoon with the scn
sallon of tho whole trial tho dramatlo
presentation In court of tho pistol with
which the deed was evidently committed.
It was found on ono of tho sills under
a barn on tho Weber nlacc. Tho barn
stands on tho sldo of a hill near tho houso
and on the underside a person can creep
under It. Tho weapon is an Ivcr-Johnson
32-callber pistol. When examined four
chambers wero found empty and ono
loaded. Tho pistol wa-s smeared with
blood and on one of tho stains somo hair
la stuck fast, as If It might be tho weapon
v.'lth which the boy wa-s beaten. Half
wav between the cylinder and muzzle aro
to "bo plainly 3Ccn tho Imprint of two
ALL READY FOR BATTLE.
2Ton-TJnion Emloyces at Newport
Foundry Given Arms.
CINCINNATI, O., Nov. 22. The
gravest fears aro entertained of a clash
at the brass and Iron foundry In New
port, Ky., tonight The Cincinnati
Founders' association armed all the
non-union employees there with repedt
Ing rhies before the men quit work to
night. Just previous to this procedure
the Cincinnati underwriters notified the
company that Its pollcleu would be im
mediately cancelled unless better ar
rangements were made to protect tho
Emperor Francis Joseph Consents.
LONDON. Nov. 23. A dlspntch from
Vienna to tho Times says it Is understood
that Emperor Francis Joseph has con
Bontod to chooao tho fifth member of tho
North oca commission.
Laurier to Visit California.
OTTAWA, Ont., Nov. 22.-S!r Wilfrid
Laurier left hero this afternoon by way
of Montreal for California. Ho will re
main away about four weoks.
BERLIN, Nov. 23. Tho Mukden corre
spondent of tho Lokal Anzclgcr sends tho
following: "Reports of tho death of Gen.
Kurokl persist, In splto of denials, and aro
revived by Chlncso coming from the Jap
"First Lieut Shukoff, who has Just ar
rived from Port Arthur, reports that tho
Russians have laid out three lines of de
fenses which the Japanese must capturo
beforo them can reach tho city, after
which the Russians can rotlre to tho coast
forts, which arc tho strongest of all.
"Tho garrison, which comprlsos moro
than 40.000 mon, is ln good eplrltB. Lieut.
Shukoff believes thnt the fortress can
hold out until at least tho end of January."
Ten Members M
Are Badly Infured
Attack Home of West Virginian and
Battle Resulted Five Hun
dred Shots Fired.
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Nov. 22. A
community across the river from York
vllle was the scene of a fatal feud be
tween lhe family of John Wallace and
the Curry brothers. Mrs. Wallace fired
into a crowd that was attacking her
house and fatally wounded Thomas
The Curry crowd then seized the
brother of Mrs. Wallace, hound him
hand and foot and laid his head upon
a log. One of the Curry brothers was
about to decapitate the boy when Wal
lace fired into tho crowd and dispersed
them. The Curry crowd later resumed
their attack, when Mrs. Wallace was
It is estimated that about COO shots
were exchanged and that ten members
of the mob wero badly injured. The
Wallaces finally escaped, Mrs. Wallace
riding to Loulsla, Ky.. and giving tho
alarm, and Wallace escaped to York-vllle.
OPPOSE MORMON MEETINGS.
Must Havo License to Preach, in
Streets of Now York.
NEW YORK, Nov. 22. Through an or
dinance which has Just gono into effect
it will bo necessary hereafter for a mis
sionary, church or religious society wish
ing to hold religious services ln a street
or public placo In this city to obtain tho
consent of tho Aldormcn of the district
In which tho meeting 1b to be hold be
fore a license from tho Mayor can be
hud. Opposition to street meetings held
by Mormon missionaries ln Harlem Is
said to havo caused the Introduction of
the new ordinance.
SHOT BANK CASHIER, .
Farm Hand Attempts Robbery of
Bank, Fails and Is Captured.
PLATTE CENTER, Neb., Nov. 22.
William Holdcn, a farm hand, during tho
noon hour" today, ontered the Platto Val
loy bank, demanded the bank's cash, and
on tho refusal of Cashier Barney Schroc
der to surrender it, shot tho latter ln tho
breast. Inflicting serious but not fatal
wound. Ho made his escapo ln a buggy
without securing any money. Holdcn was
pursued and later captured bj Sheriff
Carrig. after tho robber had flrod at his
FIRED FROM AMBUSH.
Number of Men in Illinois Coal Camp
DUQUOIN. III., Nov. 22. Thirty shots
wero fired from ambush about noon to
day over the mlno barricade in Zclgler.
Nothing further than this can bo learned,
tho men thcro refusing to glvo details. It
Is believed by tho Illinois Central railroad
employees who were doing switching thcro
at tho tlmo that a number woro wounded.
Want American Fruit Trees.
WALLA WALLA, Wnsh.. Nov. 22. A
nursery of this city has received through
the Chinese Consul at San Francisco an
order to ship several hundred fruit trees
to China. The trees Include apples, pears,
cherries and peaches, and Is the first or
der of the kind known to hnvo been
placed by tho Chinese In tho Pacific Northwest.
Tacoma Goes to Sacramento.
FRESNO. Cal., Nov. 22. Tho manager
of tho Tacoma baseball club announced
today that the laBt two games of tho sea
son, to be playod on Saturday and Sun
day next between Portland and Tacoma,
will bo transferred from this city lo Sac
ramento. Tho transfer Is mado at tho
request of tho peoplo of Sacramento,
Shot Himself While Hunting.
BUTTE, Mont-, Nov. 22. rorcy Glenn.
13 years of ago, accldentxilly shot himself
while hunting near his homo on McDonald
creek, near Lowlston, Mont. He slipped
on a slono whllo pursuing some gamo. and
in somo manner the gun was discharged,
the ontlrc charge taking effect ln his
Subway Branch Opened.
NKW YORK, Nov. 23. The East Sldo
branch of the Subway was thrown opon
to the nubile for the first tlmo at one
minute after midnight this morning, when
the first train left One Hundred and Forty-fifth
street and Lenox avenuo.
Order Restored, in Brazil.
RIO JANEIRO. Nov. 22. President Al
ves ha.s sent a message to Congress an
nouncing that order has been restored
J throughout tho country, 1
Also Two Pieces Skin
From Dead Man.
Sensational Scene in Nan
Patterson Trial in New
Defendant, When These Exhibits
Were Brought in, Came Near
NEW YORK, Nov. 22. Several unusual
features were presented ln tho Supreme
court today ln the trial of Nan Patterson
for tho alleged murder of Caesar Young.
During tho day a skeleton and two pieces
of skin from Young's second finger were
produced in court by tho prosecution. Tho
skeleton was shown ln order that tho
course of the bullet that killed Young
might bo traced. The State, It is under
stood, expects to uso the pieces of skin
in refuting the sulcldo theory.
Defendant Almost Collapses.
The Introduction of these exhibits
caused a sensation In tho courtroom and
for a tlmo Miss Patterson seemed on tho
verge of collapse. Tho courtroom was
crowded when the trial Was resumed and
tho corridors of tho building were
Cab Driver Star Witness.
William Stenim, Jr.. the young man who
directed Michael, tho cab driver, to the
hospital, was the star witness of the day.
Ho was standing on tho corner of West
Broadway and York street and heard the
revolver shot Just after tho cab had
passed him. He was Btartlod and looked
up tho street quickly, trying to locate tho
spot from which the shot was llred. There
was no ono on tho opposite side of tho
street, and he concluded that tho shot
must haVo been fired In tho cab. which
was about twelve feet away and moving
Saw Young in Woman's Lap.
Tho cab swung around to the drug store.
He followed and saw the driver talking
with tho druggist. In the cab ho saw a
man and a woman, the man lying ln tho
woman's lap. "Tho driver seemed to bo
all tangled up." suld Stemm. "and I rode
on tho step of the cab to the hospital.
When we reached tho hospital I helped a
policeman to carry the man In, and then
helped the woman lo alight. Sho was
frightened and palo and looked as if sho
wanted to cry but could not."
No Idea of Time.
In reply to questions by Mr. Levy, the
witness said that about eight or nlno min
utes elapsed from tho tlmo he heard tho
shot until tho cab reached tho drug store.
Traffic both ways prevented tho cab get
ting there sooner. Mr. Levy had one of
tho jurors hold a watch whllo the witness
estimated ono mlnuto of tlmo, marking the
beginning and ending by clapping , hla
hands. The Juror's watch showed that
only six seconda elapsed between the two
Stemm said there were several men
around tho cab as It stood noar the drug
store, but ho could not recall seeing a red
haired voung man referred to by Mr.
Levy- Ho first told of his connection with
tho tragedy tho following Saturday. Ho
had heard that tho police wero looking
for him as a witness and voluntarily sur
The human skeletons which frequently
have boon mentioned In connection with
tho case, made the first appearance ln
tho courtroom when Coroner's Physician
Philip O'Hanlon was called lo tho stand.
Dr. O'Hanlon testified that ho had per
formed the autopsy on Young's body and
said thnt death was caused by hem
orrhage of the loft lung resulting from a
shot wound. The bullet had entered tho
left shoulder and passed downward to
ward the center of tho body, lodging ln
the muscles of tho back. A probo was In
serted In the skeleton to show tho courso
taken by the bullet and both the skeleton
and a bullet which tho witness Identified
as the ono taken from Young's body wero
marked as exhibits. Court adjourned un
MONTANA PIONEER GONE.
John Nelson Found Dead in Bed in
MISSOULA. Mont. Nov. 22. John Nel
son, ono of tho best known pioneers of
Montana, was found dead in his bed ln
this city today. Heart falluro -was tho
T .. J.n ,lnri t Tni.Alllf n'nlt. XTvt
son was very' prosperous, conducting
many largo enterprises ln the Bitter Root
valloy. Reverses slnco then reducod him
to poverty. Ho was onco Sheriff of Deer
Loclgo county and many years ago was
a contractor on tho Oregon Short Line.
DIED FROM STARVATION.
Coroner's Jury Roturns Finding in
Case of Alex Riddle.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 22,
Tho Coroner's Jury has certified that
Alexander Riddle, who was found dead
on Cheyenno mountain on Sunday, camo
to his death from exposure and starva
tion, while mentally deranged. Tho re
mains wero shipped this aftornoon to
Rock Springs, Wyo.. for Interment. The
body had lain on the mountalnstdo for
moro than threo months when found.
Devoted One Day to Pleasure.
PORTLAND. Or., Nov. 22. Tho dele
gates of tho thirty-eighth annuul session
of tho National Grango devoted today to
pleasure, most of them going by special
train to Corvnllls to vlnlt the Agricultural
college there. It la very probable that
tho sessions of tho grango will bo brought
to a closo tomorrow night.
Sails Jpiigli Air
Inventor Makes Successful Ascen
sion With. His Balloon at
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 22. After remain
ing In tho air for forty-five minutes,
only for a brief period of which it was
propelled hy its own power, the Mon
tana Meteor, tho airship designed and
constructed by Thomas Benbow of
Columbus, MonL, was brought safely to
to the ground in an open field three
miles southeast of tho World's fair
Navigated by Inventor.
The airship was navigated by the In
ventor, who stated after tho flight that
he considered it very successful In the
light of the accident that happened to
his machinery. A leak ln the gasoline
tank allowed all the fluid to escape and
rendered his motor useless shortly after
he had started the flight. Benbow was
also handicapped by having too much
gas in his balloon, and It was neces
sary for him to allow some of the
hydrogen to escape during the flight.
For that reason he did not start the
motor until he had drifted with the
wind for nearly a mile.
Headway Against Wind.
During the brief time that the motor
was working the airship made headway
against the wind and answered Its
rudder perfectly. Shortly after Benbow
started his motor he found that the
gasoline had become exhausted, and
allowed the Meteor to drift with the
wind until he found a landing place.
According to Benbow he will make an
other flight tomorrow, as the damage
In the gasoline tank can he repaired
in a few minutes.
ARMY TRANSPORT SERVICE.
Facts and Figures From Quartermaster-General's
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22. Gen. C. F.
Humphrey, Quartermaster-General, In
his annual report to the Secretary of
War says the enormous amount of work
Involved ln meeting the needs of the
army can hardly be comprehended hy
any one not ln closo touch with the ser
vice. Tho total cost of animals, wagons and
harness purchased hy the department
during the past fiscal year Is given at
$527,050. There were shipped to the
Philippines 37,651,000 pounds of hay and
46,998.000 pounds of oats, while 21,26,192
pounds of native forage were purchased
ln the Philippines.
During the year transportation was
furnished, exclusive of army transport
service for 820.901 persons. 26,661 animals
and 261,693 tons of freight. There were
carried from San Francisco to the
Philippines by the army transports 10,
036, and from the Philippines to San
Francisco 14.S31 persons.
Gen. Humphrey says there has been
expended during tho fiscal year on ac
count of the army transport service
$3,074,021. The value of the work per
formed by the army transports on the
offered for the same service, he says,
was $3,472,260, or a difference In favor
of the army transport service of $398,236.
REPEAT THEIR VOWS.
Couple Married Fifty Years Celebrate
CHICAGO, Nov. 22. A ceremony as
rare as It is significant in these
days was witnessed this morning in tho
Church of the Sacred Heart, Nineteenth
and Johnson streets, when Mr. and
Mrs. John McAullffe. 664 South Center
avenue, pronounced again the marriage
vows they made fifty years ago. ,
The solemn nuptial high mass which
preceded the repetition of the ceremony
was celebrated at S o'clock a. m. Over
S00 invitations were extended. A break
fast for the relatives followed, and this
evening from 7 to 10 o'clock a large re
ception was held.
Mr. McAullffe, who Is now 84 years
of age. has been a resident of the West
Side since 1S47. where he was engaged
in tho lumber business until a few
years ago. Mrs. McAullffo is 69 years
old. They were married November 19,
1851, in old St. Patrick's church, Ran
dolph and DesplaJnes streets, by tho
late Dr. Dunne.
JURY SPLITS ON DAMAGES.
Part Wanted to Award Six Cents;
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 22. Whether
Roland B. Mollneux's roputatlon
suffered to the extent of 6 cents or 350,
000 was tho question which caused
the disagreement today of the jury in
tho libel suit of tho New Y'ork man
against a Milwaukee paper. The paper,
shortly after Mollneux was roloased
from prison, printed a reviow of
Mollneux's book, which was referred to
In uncomplimentary"' terms. Tho case
was brought into the United States
court here, many depositions were
taken, and testimony was given by a
handwriting expert, among others who
appeared at the early trial of Mollneux
as witnesses for the State, He testified
here that Mollneux's reputation was
not of tho best when he was in New
Y'ork. Tho Jury was out twenty-four
hours, after being instructed that the
newspaper article was libelous, but
could not agree on the amount of tho
Havana Police .Chief in Trouble
HAVANA. Nov. 22. Louis Salazcr, Chlof
of Polico of Santiago, has been arrested
on charges of bribery and malfousanco
ln office. :
HEALING BALM ; I
ON WOUNDS 1 1
Labor Leaders Recall 1 1
Staieieets. . . I
Socialist Element in Fed-- j
eration Convention With-
Bitter Controversy at California
Meeting Has Been Brought IH
to Happy End. IH
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22. DIrputes , !
regarding trade jurisdiction occupied IH
most of the time of the delegates to the
American Federation of Labor ln to
day's session. There was . a ripple
of yesterday's exciting proceedings
when upon the opening of the session
two resolutions, Introduced by Delegate jH
Victor Berger, leader of the Socialists,
were presented for consideration. Ono
of these provides for abolishment of jH
the militia as it now exists in the jl
United States, and the substitution of il
the Swiss system. The convention over- ll
whclmlngly defeated the measure.
The second Socialistic resolution
asked the Federation to go on record
as being In favor of petitioning Congress
to pass a bill providing for an old age
j pension for worklngmen. This measure jH
was also defeated.
Berger Makes Statement.
The convention accorded Delegate
Victor Berger the floor under a suspen
slon of the rules that he might make a
statement regarding the aspersions cast
by the contents of a printed slip from
his newspaper office upon Samuel
Gompers and John Mitchell.
Healing balm was poured on the
wound when Mr. Berger stated that not
only did he deny the authorship ln
ferrlng that Samuel Gompers and John
Mitchell had been traitors to the cause
of labor, but that he knew nothing
about the charges and was not in
sympathy with the same, and regretted
the incident that caused the 111 feeling ,
Stricken From Records.
John Mitchell thereupon arose and
asked to have stricken from the records
the statements made by him to tho ef
feet that unless Mr. Berger proved his
charges he must stand before the con
ventlon stamped as a liar. iThe con
ventlon gave Its unanimous consent to
this procedure amid applause, and o IH
ended the bitterest controversy yet
waged on the floor of the convention.
A great number of resolutions regard- Jl
lng trade Jurisdiction were Introduced
and debated upon. In but few Instances
we're agreements reached. , 1
Bitter Fight Waged. jH
The most bitter fight was waged over , t IH
the differences between the boiler- ljH
makers and the structural Iron workers.
The matter was finally compromised. 1
A score of other disputes between the H
crafts were referred to the executive IB
council for final adjustment. The dls- H
putes ln each Instance pertained to
defining classifications of occupations. IH
The woodworkers and painters both IH
claimed Jurisdiction over finishers, but H
the grievance committee sided with the H
woodworkers. The committee was. over- Hl
ruled by the vote of the convention. In H
a like manner the upholsterers were H
given Jurisdiction over the carpet-layer." H
and mattress makers, and blacksmiths H
over men of their craft working with ll
Disputes Occupy Much. Time. H
It Is believed that these trade juris- IH
diction disputes will occupy most of thft iH
time of the remainder of the session. H
In tho matter of a boycott of a New B
Orleans labor paper by tho New Orleans H
central labor body the convention went H
on record as being strongly opposed to H
any abridgement of the freedom of the HH
press, and voted that unless the boycott JM
was raised the charter of the central IHH
body would be revoked H
Thanked for Their Aid. HH
D. C. Copley, a member of the cxecu- J
tivc council of the .Western Federation IH
of Miners, addressed tho delegates, H
thanking them for their aid ln the re- H
cent struggle ln Colorado and express- H
inr- tho how that tho day was not far H
distant when all of the labor organlza-
lions of the Nation would be amaJga- H
mated Into one grand federation. H
Boycotts Recommended. H
The committee on boycotts recom-
mended tho placing of a number of H
firms throughout the United States on H
Will Take Trip up Bay. H
Tomorrow the delegates will take a jH
trip up San Francisco bay and visit the IBH
Mare Island navy yard, where they will ll
bo given an oportunlty to see the plant IH
ln operation and to visit the dismantled H
Russian cruiser Lena. At night a mass JHI
meeting will bo held, at which President HH
Gompers, John Mitchell and other lead- H
Condition of the Treasury. H
WASHINGTON, Nov. Today'vl
statement of tho Treasury balances iH
tho general fund, oxclutdvo ef the JICOH
CO0.0CO gold rescrvo In the division of VjM
demntlon. shows; Available cash bH
ance, $H3,013.03G; gold, $Sl,22o,SC6. JH
New Plonot Discovered jk
of the r"'HH
mountain has Cli-ovcred ucH
tho thirteenth iTKmtudo byH
celestial photograpn. M