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fbL. LXXV., NO. 5. weather TODAY-rair; warmer. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, FRIDAY MORNING-, APRIL 19, 1907. 10 PAGES FIVE CENTS.
Ink insult to
rah!s Organ Now Intimates
STIiat Dubois Brought About
fxiSTER PURPOSE IS
H ALSO STRONG LY HINTED
fpirge Made That Intent Was
3lo Weaken Prosecution in
3 Mo.ver Case.
fo The Tribune.
liffOISK, Idn., April IS. The dispatch
3m Washington publiscd In the Dnily
wjttcstnnn of this city this morning
jjjeing the rosponsihility for the recent
sfestigutions of timber fraud cases
fjfl thc Federal Grand .Jurj', cspc
'ifljy so far as it is presumed Senator
'tnh is concerned, upon the shoulders
jjfred T. Dubois, and incidentally in
Iking the Steunonbcrg murder case,
grentl hero with intense indignation
iSjjjthe legion of friends of thc ex
jgator. aKo reasonable person here believes
jjiator Dubois is in any way respon
se for this latest sensation of Idaho,
'gjien thc matter was first given pub
$ny in Washington it is said many
Dfapaper correspondents called on the
iistor for information and it is certain
oh them the truth, if he told them
.'Tthing H all.
36 rah and his friends have apparently
.tjome desperate in their efforts to
jjald themselves and get out of a seem
Wfr tight place. They have dared to
tflcnge the character of Fred T.
r?6iB and defend ihemsolves behind
"58teuneiiberg murder cns.o, perform
!yimuch in the mnnner that Governor
jibing did last, fall when he ma lo
oMfo's greatest calamity a campaign
tofc on which to again be returned to
SH Ridiculous Contention.
contention of friends of Borah
'iSV and elsewhere that Dubois invited
'ittinvcstigations on tho solicitation of
Western Federation of Minors to
"Ifeaken Borah's hand" as one of the
, -yocutorH of Moycr, Ilnywood and
ttibono is almost too absurd to be no-
3"et Miak is just what they arc
tjfjpllowing Is the dispatch referred lo,
5rch many persons iiero are inclined
tiattiink was prepared in Boise:
(Washington, D. C April 17. Ex
'fAtor Fred T. Dubois of Idaho is
Wiged in n dastardly attempt to make
"picnl capital out of the report that
itor Borah has been indicted. Dubois
'i?i!?av circulating among tho newspa
95$ Correspondents a stateemnt calcu
'KU to discredit Senator Borah and
,wcen his hand as prosecutor of
;jer, Haywood nnd Pettibono. Dubois
already inspired several unfriendly
.)e8, published in Eastern papers
ctwjn the past two days, and is tonight
'I-'-"? lL "P with even more dnmag
'Warnntter, intended to make it apenr
jgfBorah is not in good standing and
tjgljhe is not competent to represent
K$p iu the proflf-cupon of the men
Jejgcd with the Stuenenhorg murder.
t Altogether it is a cheap bid for the
)ort of the labor elemet that is back
JjM.Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone.
gras Dubois who circulated the story
,c$Senator Borah had appealed to the
Ministration for protection, and who.
srthermore, started the widely pub
Sfifl ,s.tor.v liat tho President, had
fyPJ .himself embarrassed because of
iV aW?,n- Altogether this is the
3HVu-arfl,v P01'--1 trick attempted
cV) nshington in many years. Dubois
.tUtjnc.tKPn beaten on his self-made
,s jOtng to regain favor bv
-jWKing down the man he has nlwavs
lUanowMged to be his. friend and the
hMwho had given him his full confi
ilice. vi0r before, ho far as known,
Srfja public man in Dubois position
-jftrted to this underhand means of at
.fjfjk on a friend. Duboi sis nslcing that
liname be not connected with tho
-Ipw sent out from Washington, but.
0re is no mistako about tho facts as
iyoLof lp"Hnn. charged with
jiTrtempt of the district court, as stated
B-dof ,kpen, or'p"d to appear
jv&re Judge Wood next Tuesday In
p5& $aw" hy ho should not bo pun
tiJgkl tor contempt. '
ffllf n a Wf.PassH by the last.
4 " tllo4 yc'slntnrc, Governor
BS,,1l"ppoy,,e.1 1110 Allowing named
S?-i ' (Tl,",n commission: E. S
ifU, KVv1!",- educational in
IK ' i ordamw,or-v contest at Pncn-
.Wo nf M?' a,1(1 BOiS R'1 hool
iaSicVali;,USI,,CS 01 t,,c T1''1"
.;d by t,,e
JP M "
,? T!.?ortolyon stU(lIcs rinance.
nMS, .Y?RK' Ar"" IS fecreim-y Cor-
JZP ork 8iilitrinstny no win
un.Wtako a torn- of io"5,dh S-
Results at Aqueduct. 1
--l vim? 'r, fo,,r f"fIoiii:8-Frtr.tle
KMorHC(V- vo" furlongs.. Ulnp-
Irrarn-,,"V"'U Carey won.
iNWl rl" scc" Tnrtan third!
leliUttZ' Ozon 'our
! 75,000 DIE III OHE
. WEEK FROM PLAGUE
Scourge of India Has Claimed
Million and a Half Vic
tims in Late Years.
! v r 4 5 4 j 5 r s -I 5 s v
4- SIMLA, India, April 18. 4-4-
Thero wore 75,000 deaths from 4
4 tho plague in India during tho 4
4 week ending April 13. Seventy 4
'r thousand of those occurred in 4
4 Bengal, tho United provinces and 4-4-
tho Punjab. The epidemic. began 4
4 in tho Punjab in October, 1857, 4
4 since when nearly a million and 4
4 a half of deaths have occurred. 4
4- 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Goldfield Chief of Police Brings Suit
Against the Tonopah Sun.
Special to The Tribune.
GOLDFIELD. Nov., April IS. Claude
C. Tnman, chief of Goldfield 's police,
has started suit against the Tonopah
Run, an ovening newspaper, for $10,
0C0 damages. At thc timo the anar
chistic leaders of tho industrial Work
ers were beating up opponents to their
theories and had threatened to burn
the riht, luman appointed as deputies
several",' members of the Tndustrini
Workers. This excited unfavorable
comment at the time and ever since the
Chief has been tho target of severe
criticism by the Sun.
Sam Tregoning. successor in office to
Joe Smith, tho I. W. W. walking dole
gato awaiting trial on thc charge of
complicity in tho murder of John Silva.
is nllppcil tn have recent'y "irseil tho
American liag. Complaint was made,
the agitator was then taken before the
Justice of the Peace and released. The
Sun scored luman for this notion and
hence the suit.
The trial of M. R. Preston, alleged
murderer of Silva. and Joe Smith, al
leged accessory, begins tomorrow at I
Hawthorne. Both accused are promi
nent in the councils of the I. W. W.
Brooklyn Breaks the Ice.
UROOKLYX. April IS. Brooklyn to
day shut out I he New Yorks. 3 to 0.
Pnstorlus held the visitors to two hits
Ft. II. E.
New York ' 0 0000000 00 2 '2
Brooklyn .. ..0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 I
Hatterlos Taylor and Rlttcr; Pastor! -us
and Hitler. Bason on balls Off Pas
loritis H. off Taylor i. Struck out By
Pnsiorlus n, by Taylor o. Umpire Rlp-Icr.
Champions Defeat St. Louis.
CHICAGO. April IS. Two stolen bases,
a wild plich and Davis's llr.'t hit of the
season scored two runs and won the
Kiime today with Pi. i,ouls for iho Chi
cago American league tojim. Opening
day ceremonies consisted of the hoisting
of the leftgue pennant. The (lag em
blematic of thc world's chainpionr.hlp
will be dedicated next month. The
weather was frigid. n. tf. e.
Chicago no020nno - 2 S I
St. Loul 0 0000000 00 7 0
Batteries Altroci: nnd McFarland;
Morgan and Buelow.
Chicago Shut Out.
PITTSBURG. April IS. Pittsburg to
day shut out Chicago, by n score of 1 to
0. The single run was made In the third
Inning, when Phelps gained two bases
because Slagle dropped his fly. IX. Tl. E.
Plttfburg .. ..0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 i 2
Chicago OOOOnooo 00 fi
Batteries Lelfleld nnd rhclpp; Brown
nnd Moran. Raso? on balls Otf Lei field
3. off Brown 2- Struck out By Lelfield
i. by Brown 2. Umpire O'Day.
Cleveland Loses to Detroit.
CLEVELAND. April IS Detroit won
from Cleveland in the opening gam of
the season today. 2 to 0. i;. h. r,
Cleveland OOOOOnoo 00 3 2
Detroit 0 fl no (I 0 0 2 0 2 K 0
Batteries Hess and Beinls: M'ullln nnd
Obevlin Hit by Washington. I
BOSTON". April IS. Washington won I
from Boston-today by hitting Oberlln at
opportune times. rt. II. E. i
Washington . .1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 01 .'1 2 !
Boston oooonooo 00 1 1
Batteries Hughes and Blankensliip;
Oberlln and Shaw.
Game of Errors.
PHILADELPHIA. April IS Philadel
phia defeated Boston today In n game
marked by numerous error?. R. H. E. I
Boston 20000032 1 'S 10 6
Philadelphia ..3 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 '10 S" o
Batteries Boultos. Needham and Orm
dorf: Pit linger and Dooln. Two-bate !
bits Howard. Beaumont. Tennov. Brins- J
rteld. Lush. Three-base hit Lush, ttnsefl
on bulls off Boultes. fi: off- Plulngr. I.
Struck out by Plttlngcr, 2. Umpires
Enislle and Klein.
Convoy's Batting Effective.
NEW YORK. April IS. The New York
learn won from Philadelphia todnv. Cn
roy's batting brought in three funs for
New ork. k. n. e.
i Philadelphia . ,20iaiooo n 1 fi 0
I New York ....02220101 S 0 2
Batteries Coombs. Vlekers and Berry:
I Clnrkson. Kefe. Klelnow and Thomar."
Entries at EmcryvilJe.
Special to The Tribune.
OAKLAND. April- IS. Following arc!
in entries at Emeryville for Friday:
First race, nine-sixteenth of a mile I
Brooklenf. Balnnde. Swagger Lator. Ill -
Ban ward. Tllllnghast. til: Altnlr, Vron- I
aky. Reno Rebel. 110; Follle L.. Connie
M.. 107. I
Second race. eleven-sKtoentliH of a
mile, eelling Rebel. Ar.usa. Bertie A
A vena. Florenav Sacramento Belle. 11"'
Nopy, Ardencs. Nnncy W., Etdullo B
.lexebel. 112: Rose Pompom 107. " j
Third rnce. mile nnd a hundred yards
Helling Pellgroso. Seven BellF. Tonic I
Koge, Rose Cherry. Alta Spa. Doc Craig' l
Fnlry Street, Mala. Bunri. 102; Boguni j
Fourth rnce. Fairy Blid handicap, fu- !
turlty course Babe Kelfc llfi. Native I
Son 112. Ctinlque 110. Woohna 10S. f;in- I
moll. Mabel Hollander. J 0 1 ; F. ?urenL
102. Burning Bush 100. 8
Fifth race, mile and a quarter, selling i
NaboiiHHsar, Corrlgnn. 110; Perry
Wicks. Rough Rider. 107; Lndv F;u?hlon
Frank Flintier, Freeslns, lbfi; U. B
Gates 102. Ini, Nlncnpot, Briers. 100.
' Sixth nice, eleven-sixteenths of a mile
Bonnet. Princes Louise. MIna Gibson
Wild Blossom, llomugc. Parvo. Egypt lim
Prlncesf. Chlcora Maid, ..Miss Provo, Red
Ltf, Saufara. Ethel Day, 101.
The Latest Announced Purpose of the Man of Many Activities.
! DEMENTED ITALIAN
Escapes From Con rf house Twice j
aud Is Finally Captured
Special to The Tribune.
COALVILLE. April IS. There war,
considerable excitement arojind thc
courthouse yesterday, caused by a lone
Italian, who was partially demented, lie'
had walked into Coalville Sunday from
Echo and had been wandering around
in the south part of town since, sleeping
In barns and begging for food. Yester
day morning City Marshal Beech went
and got the man and brought, him to
I iho courthouse. lie was put In the Sher
iff's office and fed. When he was
brought Into the building he was so
badly scared that he cried, prayed and
talked, but nobody could understand a
word. Two Greek laborers were brought
to see If they could understand him. but
could not. so the poor fellow was left
alone In the office Not appearing vicious,
he was not locked up. In the afternoon
ho raised the window- of tho office and
Jumped out, and away he went over
fences nnd around corners for several
blocks, but was soon run down bv men
from the county building. He was
brought back and put in the small cage
In the office and locked up. A pair of
handcuffs lay handy by the iron door,
and with these he pried the lock and
opened the door again and was soon out
of the window for another foot-race, lie
was again captured, but showed consld
l arable fight this time, so that his hands
had to be tied and he was carried back
to the building.
A German from Park City, who hap
pened to be in Coalville, come to tn
courthouse and began talking to him in
I Italian, which the man understood, and
1 the fellow said he didn't know where
lie was or bow h got here. Hp said
I he was on his way from San Francisco
1 to New York and from thence to his na
tive land. On bing searched, steamship
tickets from New York nnd Italv were
i found on him. and $2.S" In monev. He
said he had lost his valise on the train,
which contained his clothing nnd about
5100 in money, and when he got off rhe
train he was erased and didn't know
what to do. He had been wandering
1 around so long that he was bewildered,
and after he had found some one who
could talk to him he did not seem so
: bad. An effort will be made lo get him
to some place where h can receive as-
WILL RAISE QUARANTINE.
Wyoming Sheen Commissioners Watch
ing Trail? to the Summer Range.
Special to The Tribune.
LARAMIE. Wyo.. April Iv- Secretary
G. S. Walker of the Slate Board of
Sheep Commissioners, .in a letter dated
at Chevenne on the 15th and addressed
to L. L. Laughiln of Rock River, man
ager of Hie Toiler jv stork company,
says, regarding the raising of the quar
antine on sheep In this count v.
"I have yours of the 13th and nole
what you say regarding quarantine of
range in Albany county, trailing lo the
summer range, etc. I beg to ndvls vou
that. In all probability, this quarantine
will he lifted some time between now
and the 1st of Mav. We now have the
matter under consideration, and It is my
personal opinion thnt steps will be taken
lo remove all quarantine in Ajbanv coun
ty, with the possible exception of" one or
two where sheep are actuollv infected
or have been exposed. In the event that
the quarantine is not raised, we will un
doubtedly be able to provide you with
a trail by which you and other Albany
county llor.kmasierK may reach the sum
Moro Light on Graft.
UARRISBUKG. Ph.. April IS. Sonntor
Fisher, chairman of the legislative com
mittee which Is Investigating the charges
j of extravagance In Hie furnishing of tho
j new Slate capital, said at the close of
1 the hearing today that enough testlmonv
I hnd been brouL-ht out to warrant the At-
torney-Genefla" in entering nulls against
i the alleged offenders. He also said tl.at
I certain former Slate officlnls would be
called before the commission before tho
preparation of Its report lo I he Legisla
' Would Bar Cigarettes.
SPRINGFIELU. ll!.. April IS. The
House today passed a bill making It im
lawful t; sell clgaretiwj or cigarette pa
pers in Illinois.
WAS JURY THAT TRIED
District Attorney Jerome yill
Investigate Reports That
Have Come to Him.
XEW YORK, April 18. It. was an
nounced today that the District Attor
cy had begun thc investigation of a
report, that one of tho jurors in the re
cent trial df Ilarrv K. Thaw had been
"approached" by" a policeman before
tho trial closed. Henry B. Brearly, one
of tho jurors, had an interview with
District Attorney Jerome, late today.
Later it was announced that several
olht'rs of tho Thaw jurors would bo
asked to come to thc District Attor
ney's office tomorrow and tell of any
thing the knew of tho report in ques
tion. It was reported that a policeman
talked with a juror on one of the walks
the jur took from the Criminal Courts
'building to the Broadway Ceutral hotel.
It. became definitely known today
that I lie question of counsel for Harry
Thaw has not been permanently set
tled. The publication of a letter sent
by Thaw to Hn rtridgo & Pea body yes
terday, in which he informed that firm
thai they would continue as counsel of
record, was generally accepted as dis
posing of that phase of the case for the
present at least.
No Senior Counsel.
Today, however. Clifford W. Hart
ridge gave out. a statement in which he
said tho supposition that he is senior
counsel was absolutely unwarranted. He
said that at tho present time there is
no senior counsel in thp Thaw case.
This statement was given out at
Thaw's request, it is said, after a heated
interview in the Tombs between the
prisoner, Mr. Peabody aud Daniel
Dr. 'Smith Ely Jelliffe, one of the
alienists; who testified for the defense in
the recent trial of Harry K. Thaw, spent
two hours with Thaw in his cell in the
Tombs last night. A. R. Poabodv of
Thaw's counsel was present during the
interview, but neither he nor Dr. .Tel
liffe would say anything today. Thaw
hnd remained in bed vesterda morn
ing until 0 o'clock and only chose to
see his counsel when Warden Flynu
suggested to him that if he were ill' he
might, go to the hospital ward. U was
said at the prison thai Mr. Tenbodv
had Dr. Jelliffe lo attend Thaw because
Dr. McGuire, the regular Tombs physi
cian, is suffering from a slight attack
Roger O'Mara. the former Pittsburg
Cliiel of Police who has had charge of
the detective work of the defense, came
to New York today in response to n re
quest from Thaw." Ho will have a talk
with the prisoner before returning to
BRIEF SESSION OF COURT.
Trobato Matters Receive Attention of
Judge Morso at Coalville.
Special to The Tribune.
COALVILLE. April IS. A short ses
sion of District court wajt held here yes
terday morning by Judge ('. Yv Morse,
and about the only husInesK transacted
was In several probate case., which wore
Hnnnnh ICIddor; decree of dual distri
bution. Ellen Conner: .loromo F. Paxton ap
pointed administrator: bond, SlnOO.
Stephen Beard: decree of summnrv dis
tribution to widow of deceased for'SlSno.
George .lacobtioti; return of .ale of real
Lucretla .1. Williams; .ale of real prop
Elizabeth A. ttavldnon; order of pale of
In the case of John Willclnnon vs. Rob
ert Wilkinson, an order of dismissal was
Miifls Peterson was granted a decree
of divorce from Myrtle Peterson, nnd the
custody of tho minor children.
A number of guardians of estates of
minors were present to show cause why
they had not tiled their annuHl accounts
hs required by law. and In obedience to
a citation Issued out of this court last
month. All tho hearings wore continued
till the June torinof court.
si mm police
Com mission Will Probe Charge
of Protecting Low Dives
CHICAGO, April IS. Charges that
the Chicago police department has been
collecting immunity money from dives,
disorderly resorts and gambling houses
will be investigated by thc Civil Ser
That the investigation by the com
mission of corruption in tho department
will go further Mian was the, original
intention, was shown today during the
examination of Captain Gibbous of the
Central police station. After teslifying 1
that he had collected .$2500 from his
men for the promotion of former Mav
or Dunne's candidacy for re-election,
Captain Gibbons was asked what he
knew of the practice of protecting dis
orderly houses, the proprietors of which
had been paying immunity.
Captain Gibbons pleaded ignorance
and was excused.
The commission announced that sev
eral of the other witnesses would be
asked to tell what they know about the
charges that the police department was
guilty of accepting "protection mon
ey."' Captain Gibbons corroborated thc
evidence already secured by the com
mision from other inspectors and cap
tains relative to campaign assessments.
BRYAN ON BLUE LAWS
Prefers the Old Ones of Connecticut to
Some Recent "Yellow" Measures.
HABTFORD, Conn., April IS. Will
iam J. Bryan was the guest of the State
Assembly at noon today. lie came to
Connecticut to lecture in this city and
Danbury under the auspices or tho
Democratic State Central committee.
Leaving New York on a morning train,
Mr. Bryan was met at Bridgeport by
a delegation of the Democratic mem
bers of the assembly. At the capital
he was received by Governor Woodruff,
and met prominent men of the State.
At noon the Senate joined the House
of Representatives in convention nnd
heard an address by Mr. Bryan. Later
Mr. Brvan was dined by tho'DenioernUc
State Central committee.
Mr. Bryan spoke for an hour and a
half upon represontativo government.
Ilr- pnid thai while waiting for the timo
lo speak, he had visitod the State li
brary and found a ropy of the Blue
laws, and wanted to sny that he much
preferred the Blue laws of Couuecti
cnt to soino "yellow" laws recently
adopted in other States. He also re
ferred to finding a picture of an Indian
chief called,. "Mugwump," and it was
a new fact to him that the naino origi
nated in Connecticut. Me did not. under
stand it until he saw the chief's signa
ture. This, ho naid, was a crooked mark,
which wriggled around and zigzagged
first oue way and then another.
. Referring lo the mugwump in poli
lies, Mr. Bryan said that after all, Ihe
best citir.en is the one who voles as
his conscience dictates.
Tho House Chamber held the largest
audience in its history, the people also
being massed in the ouler corridors.
A. O. U. v. Order Ousted.
COH'MBCS. o.. April IS. Thc An
cient Order of fnlted Workmen was to
day ousted from the Stan upon Mio pe
tition of Attorney-General Ellis to the
County court, which ordered that the
association should do no more buslu-'Hs hi
Ohio as a frnternnl Insurance eon.-arn.
Its affairs In Ohio were ordered placed
hi the hands of receivers.
Three Perish in Fire.
MONTREAL. April IS. Fire which
started through an explosion of benzine
In the Canada steam laundry on Justin
street, befor- 3 o'clock this afternoon,
caused the death of three women em
ployed nnd the Injury of twolvo others.
Thuru were thirty men and tlvu women
uznpJoycd. In the plant.
THE STOLEN 125,000
John Gimderson, Who Held Up
the St. Paul Express.
Wilts and Confesses.
v v v -r v f" r r -r r v r -3- -I 4-
f ST. - PAUL, April 3S. The
j- $25,000 stolen from the office of v
the jNorthcrn Pacific Express v
-r company at tho Union dopot f
r Tuesday night has been rccov-
J crcd. John Gunderaou, who was !
f arrested "Wednesday, confessed, -5
today nnd told the police where !
! he had hidden the money. Tho r
-I officers found it us indicated, in
j threo packages, two containing !-
S- $10,000 and one containing !
v 000. One of the large packages
waa under a pile of dirt iu Jack-
.'- son street, the other two under v
I- a platform at thj Great North-
! em shops.
! Gunderson in his confession r
v corroborated the story of the v
4 holdup as told by tho express
I- company clerk. Gunderson when -f
arrested was in bed, apparently r
r in a drunken stupor and until v
r today refused to acknowledge v
4 anj connection with thc robbery. I
-I Thc money was consigned by 4
4 a St. Paul bank to a bank in 4
4 Dulutli. Tho express company 4
4 had already repaid the loss in 4-
4 full. 4.
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CITY LAID WASTE j
Late Reports Show That Quake in
Mexico Wrought Havoc.
MEXICO CI TV. April IS. The first
press dispatch recoived here from Chlla
pn, one of the towns destroyed by Sun
day's earthquake. says thirty-three
bodies have already been removed from
the ruins and that 773 Injured persons are
belnp cared for. A commissions named
to inspect tho buildings of this town re
ports 311 totally destroyed and'tiundrecls
of others rendered uninhabitable. Tho
government Is organizing relief as rapidly
as possible. Chllnpa has a population of
Another dispatch from Cikpanclngo
says another earthquake shock was felt
there last night.
belief committees are being formed In
Mexico City. Tho nearest railroad sta
tion to Chilpancingo is Igualn, on the
Balsas river, and to get supplies into the
stricken district it Is necessary to convey
them on horseback, a Journey" of three oV
Damage from the earthquake in MexJco
City Is much more extensive than was at
llrst supposed. Thero Is universal regret
over Ihe damage to the great cathedral
here, which Is one of tho most curious In
the. world. .
NOT THE MARVIN BOY
Finding of Child's Body Causes Sen
sation in North Dakota.
CAMBRIDGE, 7sT. D., April IS. A
Mr. Brittingham of Drawbridge noti
fied thc sheriff of the presence in the
woods, near his home, of a man and
woman who had a child answering the
description of the Marvin boy. stolen
near Dover, Delaware. Mr. 'Britting
ham, on being shown a picture of the
Marvin boy, identified it as being that
of tho boy he had seen. lie stated that
the man and woman had been camping
in the woods and that they had a boat
upon the Nanlicoko river, which rises
iu the vicinity of Dover.
The sheriff' and others went to visit
the camp and investigations disclosed
that fact, that tho body was not that of
the Marvin child.
DEATH BY ACCIDENT .
Youth of Harper. Wyo., Probably Vic
tim of Circumstances.
Special to Tho Tribune.
LARAMIE, Wyo.. April IS. An au
topsy was held hore this afternoon on
thc body of E. H. Miller, the sixteen-year-old
boy who died at Harper yester
day afternoon, and it was found that
his neck had been broken, presumably
by a blow from the handle of the hand
car, which struck him .just as he
stepped from the car. An inquest will
be held tomorrow. It is not believed
that the blow could have been deliver
ed designedly by a man's fist, as the
second and third vertebrae had beeu
RIVALS OF DREADXAUfJHT
Secretary Mctcalf Signs Specifications
for Now Battloships.
WASHINGTON'. April IS. Secretary
Mel calf today signed Ihe plans and
specifications " for the two 20,000-lon
battleships to be built for the nnvj.
They are to be of the general tj-pe of
the Drenrlnanght of the British navy.
Tho plans will be sent on April 201 li
to two navy yards and such private
shipbuilding firms as signify their in
tention lo make bids. Bids will be
opened June 20.
MOB E TROUBLE AT ODESSA
Workmen Who Refuse to Join Union
Shot Down; No Arrests.
ODESSA, April IS. Serious disturb
ances havtt again broken out here. Yes
terday several members of the I'nlon of
Russian People attacked workmen along
tho harbor front who refused to loin
tho union, killing two and wounding live
No arrests were made.
The workmen at once retaliated by go
ing on strike, demanding that membors of
Ihe union be disarmed. Tho authorities
declined to grant HiIh demand.
Today the railroad laborer Joined In
the strike, with the result thnt the har
bor Is entirely cloned, and all exporting
Is nt a standstill.
Confesses to Thoft of 510,000.
WILMINGTON. N. C... April IS.-Tho
mystery concerning the disappear.! nee cf
a pnekngt! containing $10,000 In currency
In transit by mail from the Atlantic Na
tional bank of this city to thc Chemical
Natlonnl bank of New York, was cleared
up today by the arrest and confession of
Edward A. Nelson, an employee ot tho
Railway lall Service. .Most of tho monev
was found buried under Nelson's house.
TEH CANDIDATES I
No Signs of. Any Break in Firm
Deadlock in Legislature
SUCCESSOR TO SPOONER, H
RESIGNED, TO I3E CHOSES H
Isaac Stephenson. Lumberman,
nnd Congressman Esch Lead
MADISOX, Wis., April IS. A dead.
lock exists for thc scat in tho United
States Scuaio vacated by John Ci
Spooncr. After several caucuses by
the .Republican members of tho Legis-
laturc and taking of two formal bal-
lots in joint session, there were no
indications of an election. Thorc are
tcjt' candidates in the race, five of.
whom lend with about tin equal mini-
her of votes.
Isaac Stephenson, a wealthy lumber-
man of Marinette, and who has beeu
a staunch support or of United St a ton
Senator Eobcrt N. La Follette, ' both
on Stale and National issues, in to-
day's joint ballot showed a strength
o nineteen votes, being tied by Con-
gross man John J. Esch of La Crosse,
Irvino L. Lenroot of Superior,
former Speaker of thc Assembly, aim
also a strong adherent of La Follette,
received eighteen votes, as did also
Congressman II. A. Cooper of Racine.
Wilfiam C. Hatlon of Now London
came next, with fifteen votes. Emil
Rnensch o Manitowoc nnd F. C.
Winkler of Milwaukee, both so-called
j stalwarts, received1 six and threo vote3,
! respective!, -with Ihe remaining lie
i publican votes scattered. The tweuty.
four Democrats have thus far been
voting for George W. Bird of Madison.
I while the Social Democrats have been
supporting Assemblyman J. P. Rutnnicl
Several conferences were held with
Senator La Follette while he wa3 jn
Madison at different times late) in
the interest of Stephenson, but it ap-
pears not enough strength .could be
mustered to carry out Ihe plans to seat
thc Marinette man. Friends of Con-
grcsstnan Esch and Congressman
Cooper are standing by their candi-
dates without any indication of a
While considerable gossip has con
nected Gov. -Tnmcs 0. Davidson's name
with the contest, he has as yet re
ceived no votes. Talk is heard of
Davidson as a compromise candidate
With Ihe Democratic and Social
Democratic votes eliminated the Re
publican strength is shown lo be 103
votes, thus requiring fifty-two necei
sary to elect.
KANSAS IN COMMISSION
New Battleship Is Launchod With Ap
PHILADELPHIA, April IS. The
battleship Kausas was placed in com
mission nt the League lslnnd navy yard
with appropriate ceremonies today, lha jH
exercises took place upon the quarter
deck of the Kansas and were witnessed
only by the ofiicers of tho battleship,
nieiubeis ol tho crew and attaches of the
The" orders of the Navy department
at Washington placing the bnttleshin
in commission and appointing Captain
Charles E. Vrceland in command were
rend to Ihoso present, who were drawn
up at attention. At the conclusion of
the reading of the orders, Captain Vree
land gave the navy yard officials a re
ceipt acknowledging that he had re
ceived the Kansas r'in good order and
condition," after which the pennant of
the new commander was run up to the
masthead nnd the ceremonies were
COLD IN COLORADO
Unseasonable Temperature Has Dona
Considerable Damage to Fruit.
DENVER. folo.. April IS. Tempera
lures unusuallv low for this season of the
year are being experienced In many of
the towns In the central section of Colo
rndo, according to rportp received here tM
late today. At Canon Cltv the mercury IH
last night reached freezing point. Con
siderable damage was done to onrly fruit
crops. A s-evc-ro snowstorm Is reported IH
In the mountain district!. H
READY FOR ARGUMENTS
Long-Drawu-Out Hermann Case Is Near- jH
jug the End.
WASHINGTON. April IS. The defense
In thc case of Blnger Hermann, chnrce.l
with destroying land office records, today
presented 10 the court suggestions for IH
the charge to the Jury. The entire day
was thuK occupied.
Arguments before the jury will begin
tomorrow. The remainder of the week
may be needed for this purpose, as the
addresses of the opposing attorneys will jH
Will Dofer Stock Issue.
v NEW MAVICN, Conn.. April IS. Tho
proposed Issue of about 520.000.000 of new
Ktock bv the New Haven railroad will
le deferred until nc; autumn. The
ground given for the postponement Is tli
fnct thnt the company has enough of In- IH
coming funds for Its needs for somo
months In come.
General Markloy Retires.
WASHINGTON. D. C April IS. Brig -
Gen. Alfred C. Markley. recently protnot- IH
ed from colonel of tho Thirteenth Infnn- jH
trv. was placed upon the retired list of IH
tho nriiiv today on account of age. Col.
Earl G. Thoinns. commanding tho Elev
cnth Infantry in Cuba, has been protnot
od to the grade of brigadier-general.
Land Fraud Case With Jury.
OMAHA. April IS. The enso of Thorn
as M. Huntington. Krud Hoyt nnd Amos
Todd, charged with conspiracy to de
fraud the government by menus of Illo
gal land ontrlos, wus given to the Jury IH