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. i 2 THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 10, 1912. , . M
1 ' AFTER SUIT IS
I FILEDJH COURT
UM Judge Dickinson Brings Im-
HB port ant Fact to Light in
HI Government Case Against
D BAACKES ADMITS "
MM GIVING THE ORDER
Wm Injunction to Prevent Further
MM Destruction of Documents
MM Denied by United States
MM District Court.
By International News Service, j
MM "h. 7BW VORK- Ma" s 0n thc J?r0nrl
Bl that no Intention on thc part of
HB l th Steel corporation to destroy
HB X 1 evidence bearing upon the Kovcrn
merit's dissolution suit had been
BH shown, Judges' Cray, Bufflnston and Mc
Phcraon, In the United Stales district
court at Trenton, today refused to gram
Hfl the Injunction prayed for hy thc govcrn-
HH mcnt to restrain the trust from making
away with any of these papers. At the
HH samo time they grunted the injunction
asked in the same application against the
" American- Wire & Steel company dc
stroylng any more of the papers In Its
Hl poFaessIon benrlnp upon thc suit. This lat-
HH ' tor Injunction was granted because it
had been proved that the steel and wire
HB company had burned a trunkful of.corrc-
HH spondence pertaining to the famous
HH Jackson pools.
HB Judgo J. M. Dickinson, who Is con-
HB ducting the A"ainii:Mion of wltnesf.is in
Bl the dissolution suit before Special JSx-
HH . amlner Brown, said today, after he had
learned of the adverse decision of thc
IB court at Trenton, that tills would have
HH no appreciablo effect upon the govern -
HH' m cut's dissolution suit.
H; Baa ekes Makes Admission,
HB ' Frank Bnackes, vice president and
IIB. general sales' agent of the American
Hp Steel Wire company, assumed full rc-
HB sponslblllty today for the destruction of
Hflj . the documentary evidence In thc posses-
IfjSj lon of that company which was tcsti-
HH -fied to the previous day by H. A. Whit-
HH Bnackes was thc principal witness put
HH ion the stand by thc government In the
.UIH ? fourth day of the hearing. He claimed
JlfH that within u month or two after thc
HH '-wire pool collapsed as a result of the
Hfl ' withdrawal from It of thc American
HB Steel & Wlro company, he had given an
H order for thc Immediate destruction of
HB 'all the correspondence and other papers
HH i bearing upon the operations of the pool
HH; because he thought there was no longer
any use to encumber his of lice files with
HH . the great mass of correspondence about
HH the transactions of thc pool. lie swore
HH that until thc government started its ln-
HH vcstlgallon which resultod In the present
HH suit against the' steel trust, he thought
HjH his order of two years heforo had been
HH complied with. i
HH Alleges Surprise,
HH The Introduction of these supposedly
HH destroyed papers in thc proceedings here
HH which led to thc indictment of all thc
HH members of the Jackson pool, surprised
HH him much, ho declared. Baackcs states
HH positively that he had not given thc or-
H der to Whitney to have thc papers
HH burned, but that he had always under-
HH stood that order had been given to
HH WTnltney by George A. Cragln, the eom-
HH pany's assistant general sales agent. He
HH further asserted that when Whitney of-
II fercd his resignation after testifying be
HH foro the grand Jury' that the order to
HAfj hurn the papers had been $vcn to him
HH by Baackes, ho urged Whitney to remain
with the company.
At the morning session of the hearing
Cragln testified to' the same effect.
jH "Why was thc wire pool formed?" was
H asked of Baackos, by "Henry Colton, who
is assisting Judgo Dickinson.
"To make more money." replied
H "Did you make' more money bv raising
HH prices and controllng allotmcntf?"
M "Of course we did," promptly replied
HB the witness.
HHl Baackes then told how the allotmonts
HiH were made.
MM How the Pool Worked.
HH 'If a member of the pool had sold over
HH 100 per cent of his allotment," said thc
HjH witness, "he was notified to curtail his
sales eo as to get in line with the others,
nj If he persisted In overselling, then he
HbH forfeited the cash guarantee ho had to
Hjl deposit when he became a member."
Ml Under cross-examination bv L, v.
WH LIndabury. the steel trust's chief trial
HH lawyer. Baackes testified that lie wlth-
HjH drew the American Steel & Wlref rom-
HH pany from the Jackson pool because C. P.
HHJ MacVeagh, general counsel of the stel
HJH trust, had ordered him to do so In thc
HJH early part of 1009. He had gone to sec
HB Mr. MacVeagh hy direction of Judge
HHj Gary, executive head of the trust, aftpr
HH an Interview with the latter. Mr. AIw-
HHj Veagh. he said, 'told him that the pool
HB was illegal and that thc American Steel
HHj & Wire conipany must at once withdraw
HbV "Up to that time." announced Baackes.
HHt ' we had all believed that Jackson, lilm-
HHJ ' self a lawyer, was entirely right when h
BjBj Insisted to us that the pool was legalt
HBJ MacVeagh anrl Jackson had a big foy
HJH ovisr It. They argued nearly a wholo
HHj day, But I followed Mr. MacVeairira
HH Instructions after Judge Gary loaned
HHJ from mo for the first time that we were
HBa In the pool."
IARCHBALD CASE TO
. ) BE RESUMED TODAY
WASHINGTON. May n.Inqnirv Into
-charges of mlscouduct agHlnst Judge
Robert W. Archbald ctf the commerce
rmrt will be resumed tomorrow bv th:
house Judiciary i:onnilttee. which to
determine whether Impeachment pro-
feedings hIiuII be brought' apaliiKt thc
Tlic documents In the Archbald case
submitted to the house committee by
direction of President Taft are believed
to include things not vt lunched upon
In the hearing.
Interstate Commerce Commissioner
MVyerr who first called President Taft 7
attention to chames against Judge Arch
,i bald- will be asked to testify, probably
MI8S ELEANOR PEREGRIN.
m MM BIT
Miss Peregrin, Attendanl of
Man Who Lived Years With
Broken Neck, Is Lucky.
Special to The TriHunc.
NEW YORK, May 0. Miss Eleanor
Peregrin, who for years nursed
wealthy voung Walter E. Duryca, who
lived Tor thirteen years with a broken
neck. Is likely to Inherit another rortune.
Duryea often referred to his nurse as
"my hands, arms, limbs and feot," and
upon his death left her a fortune of
After his death Miss Peregrin con
firmed the rumors that sho had rcfusod
Duryoa's proposals of marrlagoseveral
times. Tho youiig man's father, Edgar
E. Duryeat who died recently, left an
estate of $1, 000.000. This has now been
distributed anioncr the heirs, and thcro is
a balance of $27S,riGl. Under the 'will
Walter K. Duryca would fall heir to thc
residuary estate, but tinder his will tho
legacy would go to Miss Peregrin.
BERLIN", May 9. Count Paul Wolff
MTetternlch hai? resigned as German em
bassador to Great Britain.
Tho retirement' of Count' Paul Wolff
Metternich from the post of German em
bassador at London was scml-offlclally
announced today and the name of Baron
Marschall Von Blcbersteln, at present
German embassador at Constantinople,
and Germany's foremost diplomat, has
been submitted to the government as his
COLOGNE, May 9. Thc nomination as
embassador to London of. a statesman of
Marschall Von Blebcrslein's prominence,
according to an Inspired dispatch from
Berlin to the Cologne Gazette, shows the
Importance that Gormajiy attaches to Its
relations with Great Britain. The dis
patch Intimates that the new embassador
will Initiate a somewhat altered policy
Writ Is Dismissed.
NEW YORK, May 9. Judge Hand In
the United States district court today
dismissed a writ of habeas corpus ob
tained by counsel for John McNamara.
who recently .was held by United States
Commissioner Shields for extradition to
Westminster, B. C, on a charge of bur
glary. The complainant against MeNamara.
was Charles Kox'. counsel for the British
government. Abram J. Rice appeared
as counsel for the Bank of Montreal,
whose branch at New Westminster Me
Namara Is accused of robbing.
Leroy Thacker, Watertown, S. T).,
says: "I suffered with rheumatism for
over eight years, and it 3ccmed at times
J w.ould go crazy with pain. Three
bottles of Foley Kidney Pills cured my
rheumatism and I glndl- recommend
them.'1 Sclinimnv.Tolinson Co.
Ij! SAFETY FOR SAVINGS
1 By reason of the fact
I that this company con
I fines its loans to first
I mortgages on real estate,
it forms a safe and most
desirable depository . for
savings or idle money.
1 Compound interest is al
I lowed at the rate of 4 per
cent per annum and care-
ful, personal attention --s
extended to all custome-s
I whether the amount of
1 their deposit is large iv
1 SALT LAKE SECURITY
I & TRUST COMPANY,
H 32 MAIN ST. j
GO Li iiOOSEVElT
Denounces the Colonel as a
Man of "Imperial Ambi
tions,. Vanities and Mys
TAKES UP CUDGELS
FOR THE PRESIDENT
Shows Reforms Accomplished
lry the Present Administra
tion and How Roosevelt
Fails to Make Good,
BUTTE, Mont., May 9. Tho
Sliver Bow county Republican
convention, which includes Butte,
todny clcctod sixty-five delegates
to the state convention with in
structions to vote for the rcnoniinn-.
tion of President Taft. It ifl
claimed this county holds the bal
ance of power in the convention.
LOS A NG BLISS. Cal.. May 0. In a
speech here tonlcht before tho
Southern California Taft associa
tion, Secretary of SLate Knox vig
orously Interjected himself Into the
California presidential primary campaign.
This was Mr. Knox's first utterance of
a political nature ulncc his return from
Central America. Me took up thc cudgels
strongly for President Taft, defending
him from the criticisms of Colonel Roose
velt, whom he scathingly attacked as a
man "prompted by whims," of "Imperial
ambitions, vanities and mysterious an
tipathies," and as one "who would break
tho rule of his party and his country and
lils own solemn word to gain thc seat
of his friend,"
The "new nationalism" of CoJonel
Roosevelt, was termed by Secretary Knox
"as violent an assault upon the autonomy
of the states as the new nationalism of
1S61 was upon thc Integrity of thc union."
In refutation of Colonel Roosevelt's
claim that Mr. Taft was unfit for re-election
to the presidency, Mr. Knox cited
the colonel's language In 1008 In com
mending Taft as "thc true friend or re
form, thc true foe of abuses."
Replies to Charge.
Referring to Colonel Roosevelt's charge
that the president was seeking thc sup
port of "bosses." Mr. Knox said:
"President Tafl can reply that Mr.
Rooscvetl sought anrl had their Fupport
in his campaign in 100-1, and that In'many
places now his interests are in thc hands
of rejected and disaffected political
bosses whoso .political offenses smell to
Mr. Knox discussed at length the rec
ord of thc Republican party, and reviewed
exhaustively thc achievements of Presi
dent Taft's administration.
Of reciprocity between Canada and the
United Suites, he said that "efforts to
restrain, hamper and Interfere with Its
realization will be as futile and as un
profitable as were the early ruinous
trade wars between the states."
"This," said Mr. Knox, "is perhaps
one of the most extraordinary ante-con-vcntlon
campaigns within the history of
our party. The effort, so far, has been
to confuse the situation by dragging in
issues with which the states alone are
Mr. Knox then proceeded to summarize
and comp'are the claims to reform
achievements of Colonel Ropsovelt and
President Taft, asserting that the presi
dent's accomplishments far outweigh
those of his predecessor.
"If Mr. R6osovolt,-' he said, "claims
that President Taft Is seeking or has
the support of the men who for years
have Htood for leadership In thc Repub
lican party and guided Its columns to
victory. President Taft can reply that
Mr. RooEevelt sought and had their sup
port In his campaign In 1004. and that
In many places now his Interests are
In the hands of rejected and disaffected
political bosses whose political offenses
smell to high heaven,
"If Mr. Roosevelt claims that he Is
not In favor of reciprocity with "Canada.
Presldont Taft can point to the fact that,
before entering Into that agreement, he
consulted Mr. Roosevelt and obtained
his hearty and unqualified approval of
Quotes the Colonel.
Mr. Knox here quoted a eulogy of Mr.
Taft by Colonel Roosevelt in 100S as an
answer to the colonel's assertion that
President Taft Is unlit to succeed hlm
belf. Ho also cited passages of praise
of Mr. Ta,ft in Mr. Roosevelt's speech '
as temporary chairman of the Saratoga
convention In 1010.
"Mr. "Roosevelt," the speaker contin
ued, "has given no coherent reason for
changing his just appraisement of Mr.
Taft's charcter and qualifications,
"If Mr. Roosevelt claims that President
Taft's actions have been Inconsistent
with lifts declarations In 100S, President
Taft can point, among other examples,
to thc following declarations by Mr.
"November S. 1004 'Under no circum
stances, will I ho a candidate for or ac
cept another nomination."
"December 11, 1007 'I have not
changed and shall not change that deci
sion thus announced.'
"February (,, 15J1-J T will accept the
nomination for president if It is, tendered
to me.' "
The most conspicuous point of dlffcr-
nce between Taft and Roosovolt, Mr.
Kjiox asserted, centered In the "new na-
tlonallatn" proponed by Colonel Roooc
j "This Involves," he said. "a. nuw con-j
ceptlon by Mr. Roosevelt of the cohesive
princlploo by which the otatos are bound
together to constitute the "United States
"Wc heard much of a now patlonallsm
prior to 1861. It was also predicated
upon a false conception of tho nature of
tho union. Its fundamental weakness
was that some states clalmd the right
to destroy tho union by sparatlug thnni
scIvob from tho union, That Jssuo was
decided bv the most tragic war of mod
ern times a war that carried grief into
a million American homes.
"The now nationalism of Mr. Roose
velt represents the other extreme It' la
as violent an assault, upon tho autonomy
of the states us tho new nationalism
of 1SC1 was upon tho Integrity of tlin
Relies on the People.
"Who dare prophesy that the people
the patient, undemonstrative people,
whose full voice Is never heard except In
great crises will not, when aroused to
thf danger of the substantial loss of in
dependent statehood, at as great a cost,
defend tho states as they did the
Mr. Knox made an earnest plea that
Mr. Taft be given a second torm.
"TIiIk has bocn," he said, "the Repub
lican ru'o. without exception, except tho
one (President Hayes) . which so forcibly
emphasizes tho rule, and unless the Re
publican party has become the play
thing of one man. prompted by his
whims, his Imperious ambition, his vani
ties and mysterious anllpathlus, It will
not break tho rulo now by refusing a rn
nomlnallon to thc man who has tho
proud distinction of having received moro
votes than were ever cant by the Ameri
can people for any other candldato for
"On the other hand, you have one who
has served two terms as presldont who
would break tho rulo of hla party and
his country and his own solemn word
to gain the seat of his frincd.
"It Is for you to decide between them."
PRINTS LETTER TO
BACK UP CHARGES
COLUMBUS, O.. May 9. Oovl Judson
Harmon today sent a telegram to Wil
liam J. Bryan further denying charges
made by Mr. Bryan at Flndlay yester
day that friends of the governor had tried
lo purchase Bryan delegates In 1908. He
"I repeal that no one was authorized
by me or with my knowledge or consent
ever tried to purchase dolegates. I never
heard of such a thing cxocpL from your
statement yesterday. At the dato you
mentioned I had accepted the nomination
for governor and was making no effort
for the presidential nomination. If you
have a letter showing what you say,
why don't you publish it? Tho people
are entitled to the facts and I wish them
to be known."
COLUMBUS. O.. May 0. Charges from
William J. Bryan that friends of Gov
ernor Harmon had nought to purchasd
Bryan-pledged delegates to the 1908 i-oti-venllon
stirred tho Ohio executive to a
telegraphic denial today and brought
from Mr. Bryan thc publication of the
letter on which he says tho charges were
Tho letter was made public here by
Harvey Garber. who said It was ad
dressed to State Senator Frank T. Dore
of Tiffin. It- was signed by Michael Do
vanncy of Cincinnati, and was in part.
Cincinnati. Juno 29, 190S.
Dear Sir In a conference with our
mutual friend, Mr. of ,
he advised me you were In touch with
the two delegates from tho
district He advised that you seo
Mr. of , and have
him seo the delegate of that place,
whose name he did not rernombor,
and have him, together with Mr.
of , meet Mr.
at Columbus on tho evening of
July 2, so that arrangements may be
made for tho trip to Denvor.
Mr. of Cincinnati will
meet them and take caro of tneir
transportation to Denver.
By this letter, my dear .
you will see there Is "something
doing," and whilst Indorsements have
been given in your district, 1 hope
that your two delegates can sec their
way clear to vote for Judge Harmon
on the tlrst ballot at Denver.
Mr. Garbor Is a member of the Demo
cratic national committee. He declined
to make known thc names of those in
volved In the letter.
Says Bryan Lies.
CINCINNATI, May 9. -Michael Dev.in
ney, campaign managor for Governor
Harmon, made an emphatic denial to
night of the chargos brought against
him in the letter produced today by Wil
liam J. Bryan.
Mr. Dovanney, however, did not deny
I writing the letter, but said ho would have
nothing to cay until ho saw It
"When Mr. Bryan says that I attempt
ed to purchase delegates in Ohio for
Governor Harmon," said Mr. Dcvanney,
"he Is telling a plain, unvarnished He,
for never, either directly or indirectly,
was any attempt made by mc to purchasu
any delegates for anybody."
Will Go Unpledged.
SACRAMENTO, Cal.. May 9. Thc
twenty-six Taft candidates for delegates
to the Republican national convention will
not be pledged If they are elected. So
far as their signatures attest they are
plmplv running, free to Join in any com
bination for any candidate nominated on
tho floor of the convention.
It was discovered In thc flies of tho sec
retary of state that, whereas the Roose
velt, La Follcttc, Clark and Wilson can
didates have all signed the affidavits re
quired by law declaring their personal
preference for president and their willing
ness to support "that candidate for presi
dent of tlio United States who shall have
received the highest number of votes
throughout tho entire state" (by the vot
ers of their party), the forms supplied
by the Taft California committee omit
aiiy statement of preference or any pledge
Under the law this failure Is not suffi
cient ground for tho secretary of slate
to refuse the nomination papers.
Tho twenty-six candidates for dele
gates In the Taft column aro presumably
"Taft delegates." as they were all named
bv the California Taft campaign com
mittee, headed by Charles Mifflin Ham
mond and have been Indorsed as such
bv President Taft himself In an official
letter to Secretary of Stato S. J. Jordan.
Their names appear on thc official bal
lots as such.
Abide by Decision.
BALTIMORE, May 9. Governor Phil
lips Lc Goldsborough, one of tho leadors
of the Republican party of Maryland, to
day declared that he advocated sending
a delegation to thc national convention
that would vote for Colonel Roosevelt
as long as there was a chance of his re
ceiving tho nomination.,
Governor Goldsborough said;
"Colonel Roosevelt won tho preferen
tial vote In tho primaries In this stato
last Monday, and the will of tho people
should prevail. T was on tho Taft side,
and wo lost."
Chairman John B- Hanna of thc Re
publican state central committee, said
lie Indorsed the governor's views. Mr.
Ifanna supported President Taft In the
Talking for Roosevelt.
LOS ANG13LT3S. Cal.. May 9 Former
United States Senator Albort J. Bevcr
Idgc of Indiana and former Chief For
ester GIfford Plnchot began speaking
tours of 'southern California towns and
cities today In tho Interest of Theodore
KALISPBLL, Mont.. May 0. Roosovolt
carried the presidential preference pri
maries hold .hero today. S to t over Taft.
The La Follotte vole was small.
Wyoming for Taft.
CHEYENNE. Wyo,. May 9. Delega
tions instructed for President Taft from
eleven of tho thirteen counties In Wy
oming, selected at tho recent primaries.
Indicate that a Taft delegation to Chi
cago will bo chosen at the state conven-.
Hon here. May 13.
The same counties -will send only three
Instructed delegations to the stale Demo
cratic convention which mcctn the snme
duy;. These favor Champ Clark for Ihe
i Democratic nomination.
SHE IS BREWING
I WESTERN ROADS
Trouble on Harriman System
May Involve 47 Lines;
Ballots Sent Out.
.KANSAS CITY, May 0. Strlko ballots
have been sent to thc three hundred
thousand members of tho Federation of
Federations to dctormlno whether the
shopmen employed on forty-seven rail
roads west and south of Chicago, shall
strike In sympathy with thc men now out
on the Harriman lines, according to an
nouncement made hero tonight by J. A.
Franklin, one of the committee of twelve
The strike vote Is being, taken in view
of a resolution adopted by the Federa
tion of Federations to take such action
In case federal Intervention In tho trou
bles of thc striking Harriman shopmen
was not forthcoming. When tho federa
tion was formed here several wcoks, ago,
a message was sent to President Taft
asking him lo Intervene.
Then tho federation officials announced
that unless an answer was received Irom
the prosldont a strike vote would bo
taken, because they would believe that
all requests for mediation In future dis
putes between employees and the rail
roads would be treated In the same man
ner, No reply was received to the message
sent lo Mr. Taft, but President Franklin
3ald tonight that this had nothing to
do with the sending out of thc ballota,
Tho result of the vote will not be known
for thrco weoks.
FEDERAL BUNCH IS
(Continued from Pago Ono.)
delegates and all still would bo har
'monions. Those who aro insisting that
Colonol Loose ho soloctod as a delegate,
however, also ftre insistiujr that tho dol
ocration bo not instructed.
James Clove, postmaster at Provo, a
stronq Taft man, says ho is with the
maiority of tho Utah county delegates,
as lo the matter of instructions, but
he has nothing to say as to what the
ma.ioritv will decide. W. II. Brereton,
president of the State bank of Provo,
n Taft man. announces that ho is op
posed to instructitifr the delegates to
the national convention.
WJi en Wesloy K. Walton was seen
yesterday with respect, to the predica
ment in which tho fcdoral bunch has
found itself, ho said:
"Please don't make me laugh: T
have a sore throat."
YOUNG TO TAKE
HOLD NEXT WEEK
Utah Men to Dovelop the Hill
Subsidiary Railroad Lines
, in Oregon.
SPOKANTD, Wash., May O.-Louls "v7.
Hill, retiring president of the Great North
ern railway; Carl R. Gray, who will suc
ceed him, and Joseph TT. Young, who
will succeed Mr. Gray as president of
the North Bank linos, met hero today
and left shortly for Portland. Mr. Gray
announced that thc Great Northern im
mediately would begin a campaign of
expansion and development In the north
west. He declared that appropriations
for extending lines into virgin territory
In Oregon, Washington and British Col
umbia would bo asked Immediately after
the formal meeting of the new board of
directors with tho new executive.
Tho development work of tho subsid
iary Hill companies will bo carried on In
Oregon by Mr. Young.
Mr. Gray will hand over the presidency
of the North Bank lines to Mr. Young
May island on May 19. Louis W. Hill's
birthday, he will take over thc presi
dency of the Great Northern.
FLOYD ALLEN PUTTING
UP STRONG DEFENSE
By International News Service.
WYTHEVILLE. Va.. May 9. "Sldna
Allen killed mo."
These were tho dying words of Judge
Masslo as he lay mortally wounded be
side the bench In the Carroll county
court hons at Hlllsvllle after tho court
had been shot up by the Allen gang, ac
cording to Daniel Thomas, who was tho
principal witness at today's session of
the trial of Floyd Allen. Thomas says
the first Bhot came from the vlclnltv of
whero Sheriff Webb was standing. "To
day's session was devoted to the exam
ination of character witnesses for Floyd
Allen. All of them had found him ro
spcctable and honest In his business dealings.
ALLEGES HUSBAND IS
By International News Service.
COLUMBIA, S. C. May 0 Alleging
that her husband, Benjamin It. Tillman,
Jr.. a son of Unllcd States Senator Till
man, Is a chronic drunkard and lhat he
has treated her In a cruel manner and
squandered much of her fortune, voung
Mrs. Tillman has filed suit for divoVce.
Mrs. Tillman has established residence 1
in Cincinnati and has brought her suit
there, as the constitution of South Caro
lina docs not allow divorce.
In her petition Mrs, Tillman recites
many Instances of cruelty on the nart of
her husband and of physical abuse vhcn
he was drinking.
Returns to Washington,
WASHINGTON. May 9. President Taft
arrived In Washington this afternoon for
a twenty-four-hour stay. Tomorrow
evening ho will start for Princeton, N. J.
Director MoKlnley of the Taft campaign
committee boarded tho president's- train
at Baltimore and conferred with his chief
during thc rldo to Washington
WASHINGTON, May 5). Proposed in
creases of rales on tlnplato and shcot
molal from eastern points lo destinations
In the north Pacific stales, were sus
pended today by tin; Interstate com
merce , commission from Mav ll until
LOCAL UNION WIPED
Drastic Action Taken in Case
of the Striking Chicago
CHICAGO, May 9. President James J.
Froel of tho International Sterootypcrs
and Eloctrotypers' union today look dras
llc action against members of Stercotyp
ers Local union No. 4, who quit work
In sympathy with the newspaper press
men. Frccl and his associate members of the
executive council of tho international
union formally canceled the charter of
tho local union becaime the men refused
to return to work as ordered by Froel.
Several days ago, In anticipation of this
discipline, officers of tho local union made
preparations to issue "traveling cards"
to their members giving the men stand
ing In any office In the country. Presi
dent Frecl's order canceling the charter
of the local union, also canceled all trav
eling cards Issued by this union to any
of Its members.
The effect of this action by Mr. Frcol
Is to leave every stfircotyper employed
In Chicago outside the union ranks.
It Is understood to be the Intention ol
Mr. Froel to try io organize another local
union In the place of the one jU3t wiped
out by him.
Although there was some disorder to
day, the newspaper situation apparently
Improved. Several attacks by sympathiz
ers of tho pressmen were reported to the
police during the day. B. S. Taschcr,
a mochanlcal engineer, was beaton by
street car motormen and striking news
boys because he attempted to read a
copy of a morning paper on a north side
BATTLE RAGES NEAR
(Continued from Pago Ono.)
unless the federals change their tactics
and come out Into the open, which to
day they did not seem Inclined to do.
FEDERALS ABLE TO
WARD OFF REBELS
JUART3Z. May 0. Rebel leaders here
tonight admitted that the vanguard of
their forces had attacked Bermejlllo on
the way to Torreon and had met stub
born resistance all day. Reports of
twelve hours of skirmishing have reached
According to Colonel Pnscual Orozco.
Sr., fathor of the liberal military chief,
there are S000 insurrectos entrenched
near Bermejlllo and about 3000 federals.
A dispatch from Escalou stated that a
courier from the front brought the news
that tho federals, from behind strongly
fortified positions wero warding off the
Invading rebels with a heavy artillery
fire, General Huerla. commander of the
government troops. Is said to be well
toward the front of, his army directing
Officials here made public further de
tails of the recent fight near Cuatro
Clenegas. It now appears that General
Salazar was heading for Monclova, an
Important railroad center north of Tor
reon, with the idea of Hanking the fed
erals from the south. He met unexpected
rcslstanco In a desperate fight with Gen
eral Trucy Anbort, who was then not
known to be In that region. Salazar
was driven back westward along the
railroad to Cuatro Clenegas, which town
he still holds. He was reported today
to be making another assault on Mon
clova. Losses on both slde3 wore said
to have been great. Interest centers to
night on Salazar's ability to circumvent
Monclova with the Idea of attacking the
rear columns of the federals.
While rebol officials here now con
cede that General Salazar was beaten,
they regard It as a temporary repulse.
The political situation here tonight
was unchanged. Emlllo Vasquez Gomez
denied that ho was a prisoner. Some
of tho rebel leaders declare the hours
of Gomez as provisional president are
numbored. Others declare Gonzales En
rlle at Chihuahua la tho real power be
hind the throno and will Influence Oroz
co not to accept Gomez. The enmity of
Enrlle and Gomez Is well known, but
there are conflicting reports as to En
rilo's relations with General Orozco. The
latter Is believed to be too busy with
military affairs at present to give at
tention to the establishment of any civil
CHASED HIM AWAY
Special to Tho Tribune.
CANANEA. Mexico, May 9. Mormons
In Colonla MbreloB, on tho border line
of Sonora and Chihuahua, have resisted
collection of taxes on their property, ac
cording to Jose Randall, federal stamp
collector for the district of Moctezuma,
and he "has asked the commander of this
military zone for troops to enable him
to levy on livestock and personal be
longings of tho Americans to settle the
amounts, which he says thoy owe the
He alleges that they beat him and ran
him out of the colony when he appeared
to collect their taxes. Tho Mormons have
sent a communication to the chief civil
officer of the district declaring that the
Mexican officer did not ask for their
taxes, hut that he appeared with depu
ties and" began to round up their cattle
and horses and to drive them off and
that they resisted.
They say they thought him a rebel
ANOTHER WONDER. WHAT IS IT?
Yon can pet Kuan's Black Oil ont
of Salt Lake.
Convicts at Banquet.
1 SAN QUENTIN, Cal., May 9. The 1900
convicts of San Quentln penitentiary were
the guests of the California fish and
game commission today at a banquet
unwillingly provided by violators of the
game laws. Tho fish and entrees con
sisted of sole and salmon, venison, quail
and cotton toll, all of which had been
confiscated and placed In cold storage.
Among tho guests were a number of offi
cials of San Rafael county, several peace
officers and doputlcB of the fish and i
NEW YORK, May 9. In the United
States district court today James O.
Brzcslnskl, who had been convicted of
porjury In connection with his testimony
In the sugar underwolghlng frauds, was
sentenced to serve eighteen months in
tho federal prison at Atlanta. He former
ly was a special agent of tho treasury
Rewarded for Honesty.
NEW YORK. May 9. As a reward for
his honesty In returning stock certifi
cates valued at $510,000. which he found
today In Exchange placo, James Dowd,
a messenger boy. in years old, who is em
ployed by a Wall street nows agency,
was glvfn 2.1 units. The certificate were
tho properly of a Broud street brokerage i
IRON 1 Ifl
Carload of Electron Mf-
SAN FRAKCI3C0 , KiCl
carload of pg ,ronU' xMjP
California and n1(!
of electrically mt
"hipped anywhere, uu H' 'R
Salt Lake City J M
The ore was mnM" . i
Us on the Pitt nve" tllM&
which now has a ca'rlVii'' '
dally and has w 5 cl "t
"on for twnntyVtTHK
furnace is bulldlne M
bjr electricity trawUfil V
driven power plant. nMtf
been perfectsd by 80l, .
iron masters, atlcr s!x' J
. California , r,,;h ,
, 1" coal, and lh C03l J
coal has made blast iZKf
jMe. The compJUS
pete auccAHsfuUy , 'Lt
House Military AffairE
millee Attacked forl
in Ainsworth w
fense or Secretary Silmi?jJfc
tack on the .-najorlly of thfaK.
tary affairs cominu lor liiE
the circumstanrps whlrh i jjjH
tlrement of Adjutant Guihj jB ,
aftr a threatened rcint-nrHi .
contained In a report su'cxP
house today by the mtnoritjB;.
of the committee. Th rriuHfii
declared that the majority dLF
authority and framed a rttfViB'
Ing "Intemperate Jiiat?mnti"c.
norlly report held thai thi'rV
exceeded Its jurisdiction lattV1
the conduct of General AlsnotKt
"What would lieeom cf ttt'HBr
of our fightliiK force If couKj
committees should deem tttajB
to take up cudgels adritHi
mander-ln-chlcf on hehkllrftiK
whom he had dlscipllntdr'.duBi
submit that the rci)ciH
on Its face shows Itself to tfK?
unconstitutional attempt w inH
ers not within the JuriuldHHfj
In conclusion the mldi; rqbH'T
held the' conduct of StcrtM.'iB-'i
toward General Ainsworth. SfBftV
"A consideration of th PCBv
ord," It concluded, 'rciV.ti 3
us' that the adjutant Sfnra! WjBUf
fairly treated. There u "El
of evidence or distortion af U3H
the contrary, the record tbiniH?
secretary of war went alodiB' ,
treme of lonlency. While H"Hfcr
a long and faithful serrln AjBl
terminated under a cloud. UutfilK
virtually admitted hie fault tfK'
willingness to submit hit
court composed of his p;n, tHwc
complain of being- hadly vrj'JMm
By International News StawK,
CAMBRIDGE. Slass., M4.,l"B:
to have a hospital for tt "B
first of the kind In the "tt
stltution will be jischopalijvB
markedly different In scojt
wards of that name attieid jfc
vue hospital in Now Ycfk CtTB
The hospital tor "thc blffJ
a branch of the Boston
and will be conducted on t&e t5jBrt
nil Insanity cases are Bjll
physical sickness that cas fHR
with proper treatment. To tijJB-
place will he a sort of dtJR'f
for those whose brains ire V
They will be dlffcrcntlitci
There will be an outpatllH
for dealing with incipient
It Is expected I hat IW hJB
work will afford str,k,DJ!Bj!
for the relief of many
Hons without subjecting
stigma of Insanity.
KANSAS CITY. .MJSmJ
strike of thc hreiY o'
for a time threatened
beer famine and force "Hftfc
Cltv to go w thout t!"",1"" ;B1
The basis of the 1 iVw tJMlS
made public. JtAdMt
were given ha f tliej ".tUjB-l
the increases rtnge 'f.ifl.
to several dollars, m. ,JF
Visit First Dap jm
CHILLI COTHB. O-fiJiW
stltution niters teda
the spot where lheny il
the state were "Ci toitOHM
To pay homage , to j-tKt
state's first hlaton. Jg
and attaches of tne 'u",r
convention moved In a
bus to this city, Ohio jdB'I
So business sjJ
fresno. cm.. Mr Otm
deSoVed their h?Jft
Mrs. Eva Shoeb and nej
lund. were burned f ujK
by "ndghbor" The fl eK
have been caused i