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VOL. XXXIV. NO. 58.
but No Trouble
Chicago Police Held in
Reserve at Nearby
If Constitution Were Enforced, Race
Would Control Two States, De
clares Speaker — Criticises
. HOW TII.I.MAN
IN CHICAGO •
<jp Smith Oirollnu'a n<-r.v «rnnii>r <•-
<i, urlcl in liln Clilcng'O speech •■
.•• Thn< Mayor Hiinnr wn» the <.•■
<jp .-r,-:i t ii r,- of h pollili-nl hour. <jj>
■•■ I linl i-.iti-liliilluii slvm nricrnrit •■
in. equal rights with whiten. <!•>
t'i Thai enforcement would nlve ■ •
■i> negroes two Mute* nml enunl •♦•
•• division of Office* In lour othcra. $
<j> I lull Hooker WiiNliiuKtttn hnil a <♦'■
•?■• white father. " • ♦
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•«> rlcr. ♦
' <!/ Thnt Itooacvelt transcended mi- *••
■•. Umrll.v In dishonorably dlnrlinrK- ■•
■;■ Inn n<itr<> Nnlillera without trial, #
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, Nov. 27.— The efforts of
the negroes of Chicago to prevent
United States Senator Benjamin R.
Tlllman from delivering an address
here tonight In Orchestra hall, because
of the position' he has assumed toward
the race, wore' unsuccessful.
When the South Carolina senator ar
rived in Chicago early in the afternoon,
lie was told of threats of injunction
proceedings to prevent his appearing
on the speaker's platform tonight, and
of « money consideration that had been
offered If he would cancel his engage
ment, but Mr, 1 . Tollman. declared that
lt did not make any dlfferencuto him
what' the negroes did. he 'wan .going to
nil his engagement tonight and he-kept
His word. :.- ; ■ - .
Until , he ' leaves for •» Fond dv L,j»e,
W 1u.,.: . tomorrow < Senator Tillmun will
bc guarded by police, and private ■ de
tectives. ' This Is in accordance with an
order Issued by Mayor Dunne, who was
scheduled to preside at tonight's meet
ing, but who refused .toj do so after
a committee 'of negroes had offered
strenuous objections- to ! Senator Til 1 -
man's appearance /on the speaker's
platform. ■ - • ", .
Police in Reserve
Senator Tlllman gave his address
protected by a guard of detectives. In
anticipation of trouble, a number of
policemen were kept in nearby stations
in renorve, but they, were not called
for. Six colored policemen mingled
with the crowd of blacks and whites
that blocked the street in front of tin
hall; to arrest any who made a dis
in the audience were many negroes,
but they listened to Senator Tillma;i's
remarks good, naturedly and although
bc was Interrupted many., times by
those .who . wished to ask questions,
the meeting passed off without trouble.
ln leading up to his address, "Shall
the United States Annex Cuba?" Mr.
Tillman took occasion \to criticise
Mayor Dunne's action 111 refusing to
preside at the meeting.
"I" I have been told that 1 have been
snubbed by tho mayor of the city,"
said the senator. ... .. . ■ -V.- •:,':. ;.-.-.-:•'
"1" 1 never, saw. Mayor Dunne in my
life. I did not ask him to be here to
night to introduce mo to this audience,
nor did I ask any one else to do so.
Slam at Dunne
'If any one has been 'snubbed It is
these gracious ladies who planned this
meeting to secure money for the Chl
cogo Union hospital, who requested
Mayor Dunne, the creature of a politi
cal hour, to come forward and add his
"I" I have been advertised to discuss
the annexation of Cuba," continued Mr.
Tillman "but. In view of the fact that
I could not discuss this subject with
out discussing the race question I am
going to go at the matter hammer and
tongs, straightforward, like, a man.
Therefore I shall discuss the race prob
lem pure and simple, from an American
standpoint and not from a Cuban
"Owing to my experience with the
question and the diligent study i have
made of it. I believe I am better quali
fied to discuss this question than any
other man in America. I am going to
base my appeal on facts, not on the
ories." . .. . . . •* ..
While discussing the fifteenth amend
ment to the constitution, which he de
clared gave the negro every right that
a white man had, he was Interrupted
several times by cine of his listeners.
who kept asking, "How about Ken
tucky?*' " , ■ . '
Finally Mr. Tlllman seemed to lose his
temper and exclaimed:
"Oh. shut , your .mouth! You don't
know the A B C of this, thing. I for
got forty years ago wore than you
Six State! in Danger '
"You make up your minds that
equality before the law which the fif
teenth amendment guarantees is right
and should be enforced, nowithstandlng
its result. if this law was enforced,
lt would result In two stairs at least
being dominated absolutely by ne
groes, while four other states would bo
so near being governed by the negro,
that there would practically be an
equal division of orTtuen."
A voice: "How about the law?"
Senator Tlllman: "Tin; law? To ii. 11
with .such law." '.
After telling in detail how the negro
(■prevented from ■ sting hki ballot In
< I umiUucd ail »••»« Two.> I
Los Angeles Herald.
rnll/t. » ivr Month i DO CENTS
TEN MILLION ARE
STARVING IN KAING SU
,i. i i
SHANGHAI. Nov. 27.— An
international committee com
posed, of the consuls, mer
chants, missionaries and Chin
ese officials has decided to ap
pral to Europe and America to
assist in relirving the distress
ed inhabitants of the province
of Kaing Su, where the floods
have completely destroyed the
crops in an area of over 40,000
square miles, resulting in ten
million people being at the
point of starvation.
Thousands of these people
are migrating south toward
Yang Chow, Chin King and
Suchow, selling their children,
cattle and tools, leaving the
country in the hands of the
PLAN A HUGE
By Associated Press,
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 27.— Plans to
form a $28,000,000 merger of Louisiana
siignr planters and sugar houHes were
announced today by a committee in
charge of the project.
The I/eon Godchaux company, owning
sevefar of the richest plantations In
the. state, I? one of the backing inter
The plans contemplate centralizing
the management of the plantations,
centrally located supar houses and the
erection of a refinery lit New Orleans.
MUST PRESENT EVIDENCE, NOT
President Holds That He Has Power
to Restore Honor to Infantry.
men in Brownsville,
By Associated Proas.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.— President
Roosevelt holds that he has the power
t-i reinstate in the army any of the
members of the three companions of
the Twenty-fifth regiment of colored
infantry, who were discharged without
honor as a result of trouble at Browns
ville. Tex., some time ago, If the cir
cumstances of any Individual case can
justify such action.
Whether he will avail himself of that
power, according to the president, will
depend on such evidence as may bo
presented to him in the case of any
one or more soldiers which will tend
clearly to exculpate them from any par
ticipation in the, incident.
This Is In conformance with ihe an
nouncement he made while away to
Secretary Taft while the latter had
telegraphed the president, stating that
application had hppn made- by a num
ber of persons fur a rehearing.
The president wants vldenee, not de
ductions, as be told some of his callers
today of the non-participation before
anything may be done.
Some statement Is expected from tho
While House. In a few days defining
the president's attitude and clearly out
lining his reasons for ordering the dis
charge Of the three companies of
colored men. He Is waiting oertalp
data bearing on the subject and some
communications from persons interested
before making any statement.
IS THE PLUM
By As9oriattd Fress.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.— The hear
ings on applications to the secretary of
war for permission to transmit to the
United States power developed on the
Canadian side, of Niagara river wore
Additional data will be filed and Sec
retary Taft announced that he would
not bn able to reach a decision in re
gard to the applications until ho has
conferred with Secretary Uoot.
This conference is necessary boeausQ
of the. effect the contract may have
upon an International convention pro
viding against any interference with
the grandeur of Niagara falls..
He sai.t lie would award the privilege
about January 1 if possible.
The hearings before Secretary Taft
»1» 1 ■!■' tor the purpose of enabling him
to equitably distribute 157.500 horse.
power, Ihe estimated limitation in tho
am. unit Of electric power to be admit
ted, among half ;i dozen or more cor
porations, each of which thinks It must
have a third or more of the whole in
order to exist.
CAVEIN KILLS TWO
IN PARK IN BRONX
By As»m-iaii-<l I'ress.
NEW YORK. Nov. II.— A gang of
laborers were caught In ■ cave-In 'at
Clermont park, . tho Bronx, tonight.
Two are known to have been killed
and it is, thought that three ' others
were burled under the falling earth.
AA A rtoaeii workers were Injured, one
seriously- ' ' • • ' '
The nun were working In a sower
excavation, I twenty-five feet below I tho
surface, when: they struck 'a 1...1 01
quicksand and tho ca vo-in ■ followed. ,
WEDNESDAY MORNtNG, NOVEMBER 28, 1906.
Is Accused of
Husband, Children and
Two Adults Are
Mrs. Carey Collected Insurance In
Each Case, Which Resulted In
Coroner Ordering an
By Associated Press.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 27.— most
remarkable case of wholesale poisoning
of persons to secure insurance money
that lias ever been unearthed in this
city is charged against Bridget Carey,
who was arrested tonight. .
. The woman, who Is 32 years of age,
is charged with having poisoned her
husband, Patrick; her two children,
Mary, aped 8 years, t and Annie, aged 6,
who died a week ago, and Patrick and
Cecilia Cook, tenants In the ■ Carey
house, 1942 Hamilton street.
All of the alleged victims died within
eleven months, • and the police allege
that Mrs. Carey benefited by their
deaths to the extent of $1000, through
the collection of insurance.
■ The woman's arrest followed an in
vestigation made into the deaths of
her two children, which occurred last
lt was said at the time that their
deaths were caused l>» eating poisoned
candy or candy that ■ contained dele
terious subftances. • ■
An analysis of candy such as the
children are ■ said to have purchased
showed that it contained no poisonous
substance, and when Coroner's Phy
sician Wadsworth made an analysis of
the stomachs of the children he found
the little girls had died from arsenic
poisoning. ■ -.-. . .•. -, . . . " . .
According .to Captain* of . Detectives
Donoghy, It .was learned that the chil
dren were Insured for $125 each and
that Mrs. Carey .collected' this amount,
after their ! deaths. ■ ' .- ' 1 "-^/. 1 . ;V'T ■ : •
life police officials "say they learned
■that the woman had secured such
.poison,' , and further, j investigation
showed that Patrick and Cecilia Cook,
brother and sister, who lived with Mrs.
Carey, had died within a few months
under suspicious circumstances.
, Miss Cook had been the lessor of the
house and Mrs. Carey was a tenant.
Brother and Sister Die ' '
The police officials say that Miss
Cook was insured for $200 in favor of
Patrick Cook, her brother, and that on
August 18 she died. Patrick had been
lnsured for. $500 In favor of his sister.
He ■ collected the insurance on her
policy after her death and Mrs. Carey
took up the. lease of the house.
Thereupon Patrick Cool: made his in
surance In favor of Mrs. Carey, .and
shortly, thereafter was stricken ill and
died. The . police . officials say Mrs.
Carey secured the insurance.
After the death of the children tho
police learned that the woman's hus
band had died suddenly about ten
months ago, and by physicians, who
wire called in at various times during
the illness of the alleged victims, they
were urged to make a rigid investiga
The bodies of Patrick Cook and his
sister have been exhumed, and that of
the woman's husband will be disin
terred. Q ,
FIND EXILED INDIAN'S CORPSE
Though Sheriff Exonerated Suspect,
Tribesmen Regarded Tejon as
By Associated Press.
BAKKRSFIKLD, Nov. 27.— The body
Of B man found near the Lakeside
ranch last Sunday was identified as
Lubo, an aged Indian who was ostra
cized from his tribe, the Tejons. early
last spring when a mysterious murder
was committed on the Tejon.
The Indians accused hint of it, but
the sheriff was satisfied Lubo was in
nocent and released him. He had not
been seen for three months.
The body had been lying there two
MISS CONRAD TO
By Associated l'reus.
HIOLKN \. Mont., Nov. 87.— Governor
.1 k. Took- today announced that ho
had selected Miss Minnie fonrad of
cieat Falls, .laughter of W. Q. Conrad,
t., christen the cruiser Mtmtuna.
It will lie launched at Newport News
Garfield's Agent at Work
I!v ASiOCiati .1 Pi-ohm
St. LOtTIH, Nov. Kw— John Porter
Holils, special representative of the
bureau of corporations under James
R, Garfleld, is In si. Louis for tho
purpose of securing information for a
second report on the methods pursued
by the standard and other oil com
|i,i s in Missouri.
Bilmont, 0., in Ashes
Q| \ . hi -latfil I'll-.-,.,.
WHKELINCS, W. Va., Nov. 27.— 11 ■■■
that broke out In Belmont, (..1., lute
last night hiiH destroyed the business
Motion and will probably causo a loss
Tokio Defeats Ownership
By Associated Press.
TOKIO, Nov. 27.— 1n the municipal
assembly held today tin; 'proposition
that tho city purchase tho street rall
uayu and manage them us a municipal
undertaking was uefeated.' •
LASSOES A FUGITIVE
By ' Associated PreSi,
RAKERSFIELD, Nov. 27.
-Louis Pope, a Kernville In
dian, who broke jail a week ago
and escaped to the mountains,
was arrested in a spectacular
The cold driving him from
the mountains Pope secretly
took refuge in a vacant house.
When his presence became
known a score of vaqueros sur
rounded the house. Pope made
a dash for liberty, but he was
brought to the ground by the
true aim of a lariat thrower.
AS THE NAVY
By Associated Pros*.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 27.— Secretary
Ronnparte has received a telegram from
tin- mayor of Valle^o, Cal., stating that
by Unanimous vote of the trustees or
that city, which is adjacent to the >fare
Tsiiiini navy yard, the liquor license
fee will lie railed on January 1 from $80
to $400 per year and saloons will bi
required to close at I n. m.
After April 1 the saloons will be re
duced to sixty.
Mr. Bonaparte hns Informed Mayor
Madagan that if the regulations of the
trustees are made effective by adequate
enforcement he has no doubt that Im
proved condition! satisfactory to the
department would result.
The undesirable conditions at Valle.io
made it necessary for the navy depart
ment to warn the town officers several
weeks ago that ships could not be sent
to the Mare Island navy yard If the
crews were to be thrown Into the un
wholesryne atmosphere then prevailing
By Associated press.
-LONDON, Nov. 28.— The Kobe cor
respondent df the Standard cables that
a 'Moating mine, ft legacy from the
RUsao-j^panefii? mat, !mn been driven
aphore. at Akita, on the weßt coast of
Hondo, where It exploded.
Ten villagers were killed and nfty
bix were wounded.
BIND GOVERNOR AND OFFICERS
Daring Mutiny in Vladimir, Russia, Is
Carried Out Successfully — Revo.
lutionists Active in the
By Associated Press
VLADIMAR, Kussia, Nov. 27.— The
prisoners conlined here mutine.l today,
and as a result H5 are at liberty.
They rose in a body, seized and
bound all the officials, including tho
governor, looted the prison and got
away wlntli a quantity of arms and
Resumes His Propaganda
By Associated Press.
HONOLULU Nov. 27.— Among the
passengers on the steamer China which
arrived here today from Yokohama en
route to San Francisco was George
Gernushi a Russian revolutionist, once
sentenced to death, but reprieved at the
outbreak of the Russo-Japanese war
and exiled to Siberia. llc^ afterward
escaped to Japan. He announced that
he. was returning to Russia to continue
his revolutionary effort*.
MISS ALICE LANGHORNE WEDS
Another of the Famous Sisters Be-
comes a Bride — Now Mrs.
By Associated PreSM.
WASHINGTON, Nov. IT.— AI St.
John's church today Miss Alice Lang
home was married to Stanley wasii
burn of Minneapolis, sou of former
United States Senator Washhurn.
Mrs. Washburn Clinton, the. bride's
sister, was matron of honor and W. D.
Washburn of Minneapolis acted as iiis
brother's Im-si man. Senator and Mrs.
Waahburn were among the out-of-town
The bride is a cousin of Mrs. I'liarles
Pans Gibson ami is a member of tho
Langhornc family of Virginia.
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Indians Find Bodies
Loss of Life at Least
Sixteen, and Perhaps
Lost Craft Did a Coasting Business
in Georgian Bay and Car.
rled a Crew of
By Associated Pre«».
WIAKTON, Out.. Nov. 27.— The
coasting steamer J. H. Jones, owned by
the Crawford Tug company, a local
COM earn, foundered off Cape Cocker on
Georgian Bay Thursday afternoon and
all hands were probably lost.
The crew consisted of twelve, all
from Wlarton, and tho number ot pas-
Qengerfl is estimated to be at least six
Part of the cabin, a life boat and two
unidentified bodies have been found
by Indians on the north shore of tho
Tioats are now out looking for sur
vivors and wreckage.
While estimates received here as to
the number of lives lost in the wreck
of the Jones are as, a rule 25 and 26,
one report says the list of dead may
The Jones was a wooden vessel built
In 1888. She was 107 feet long and of
1520 tons burden.
MADDEN WANTS INCREASE
IN ALL PRINTED MAILS
THINKS FOUR CENTS A POUND
Congressional Postal Commlteo De.
cldes to Hear No More Witnesses
Except Certain Government Offi
cials at the Washington Hearing
By Associated Press. (
Washington. Nov. 27.— The con
gressional postal committee decided at
the conclusion of today's session not
to hear any more witnesses except
such government officials as may be
designated by the commission.
Mr. Madden did not recede from his
position in favor of an increase of tho
rates on second-class matter. He eon
teilded that all printed matter should
be required to pay the same rates, and
said that he would put all on a purely
He suggested four cents a pound :\s
the proper compensation for carrying
ME. SMBRICH GIVES FUNDS
Conrreid Opera Company Players Re.
' imbursed for -Losses at San
. Francisco Fire '
By. Associated Press.
NEW YORK, Nov. 27.— Madame Sem
brich today distributed the fund which
she raised last spring at her recital
at Carnegie hall for the benefit of the
orchestra, of the Conreld Metropolitan
Opera company who suffered through
the fire at San Francisco.
ln all 165 members of the company
shared in the $10,256 which was the
net receipts of the recital.
As the concert was primarily intend
ed to raise money to buy new instru
ments for v the players In the orchestra
they received $7691. The remainder,
$2435. was divided among the chorus.
Every player In the orchestra, has
been enabled to replace the; Instru
ments lost In San Francisco.
■ ' ■» » »
ON BANK COMMISSION
By Associated Press.
SAN leRANCISCO, -Nov. 27.— Word
has reached this city from Sacramento
that John C Currier has been appoint
ed by Governor Pardee to fill the va
. an.y on the state board of bank com
missioners left vacant by the resigna
tion of Zot.-tli S. Kldridge. more than a
Colonel Currier was formerly a Unlt
nl siates pension commissioner in San
DISMISSES ISLAND OFFICIAL
President Decapitates Porto Rico Dis-
trict Attorney for Gross Mis.
> conduct in Office
By Associated Pi
WASHINGTON. Nov. LV. IT.- Idenl
Roosevelt today directed the .iismiss.il
from Office of Noah K. I'et tiligill,
United states district attorney for Por
it was charged thai while district
attorney lie had, in lli< capacity of a
private attorne) sntwrad suit against
another government official, charging
gross misconduct in office.
The a< tloji of the distii.-t. attot ney,
the presidenl said, amount.. i practical
l> to malfeasan. ■<• in office.
Three Hundred Deported
By Associated Press.
, WARSAW. Russian Poland, Nov. 27.
—Political prisoner* to the number' of
2 99, 11 in.. l to deportation, were dis
patched from hero during the night on
.1. 1 special train for - the 'northern part
hi uussia. MHMhSMBH MCf
FAMED YUBA DAM
IS NOW IN ASHES
MARYSVILLE. Cal.. Nov.
27. — Yuba Dam. once a famous
mining camp and made more
famous by Bret Harte's poem,
is a ihing of the past.
What remained of the old
camp was destroyed by fire
early this morning.
John Carstenbrok was awak
ened when a part of his house
fell in and he carried his un
conscious wife to safety, after
which his children were saved
through a. window in the upper
story of the house. Carsten
brok was badly burned.
Yuba Dam was named by
the miners in the early fifties.
It was a prominent placer min
In recent years it has con
sisted of a few small houses, a
saloon, stables and shacks.
B y As«nrl:itc:l Press
AUSTfN, Tex.. Nov. 27.— Attorney
General K. V. Davidson and counsel
associated with him in the prosecution
of the suit of the state to oust the
Waterß-Plerce Oil company from Texas
this evening served on former Attorney
General George Clark, one of the at
torneys for the oil company, and filed
with the clerk of the court a demand
for the production of the books, rec
ords, vouchers, etc., of the oil com
These are supposed to show agree
ments with other companies, corre
spondence between the attorneys of tho
oil company and J. W. Bailey and pur
porting to show payments of money
by H. Clay Pierce and said oil com
panies on divers dates.
"SAN FRANCISCANS ACTED IN
Though the President Has Not Made
Findings Public, Their Tenor Is
Understood — Adjustment
Is Looked For
By Associated P»e?s.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.— President
Roosevelt has a long conference with
Secretary Metcalf at the White House
tonight regarding the alleged discrim
ination against the Japanese residents
in San Francisco.
Morn than a month ago, when the
agitation affecting the alleged discrim
ination against the Japanese in San
Francisco was at its height, the presi
dent sent Mr. Metealf to that, city to
make a thorough and exhaustive inves
tigation with a view to learning at
first band the exact condition of affairs.
It wan charged that the alleged dis
crimination consisted, among other
things, of denying the Japanese equal
school privileges with the whites and
that there had been threats and overt
acts against the Japanese merchants.
Mr. Metealf's report Ib now ready
and was considered very fully by the
The secretary has uniformly de
clined to discuss with the newspapers
any of the conclusions he has reached.
but it has been generally understood
that it would show that the people of
San Francisco maintained that what
they did about school accommodations
was entirely within their rights and
that the case was one of local adminis
Whether the presidenl will make the
report public has not been determined.
He will give it full consideration before
taking any step.
He lias expressed hope that all cause
for complaint on the part of Japanese
be removed and has slated that ho will
do his utmost to bring about a satis
liy 4aMOio.ted Press.
ROME!, Nov. 27.— King Ceorge of
ir.ee. who has been visiting King
VictOP lOminanuel. left Rome today for
Greece by way of Brindisi.
Rumors are current today that the
Grecian king's hesitation before finally
calling on the pontiff at the Vatican
resulted from an international strug
»;lc. France, ll is declared, urged him
not to go and ni this she was supported
liy dr. at Britain and Russia while the
Vatican pressed the advisability of th«
vlftlt through Austria-Hungary and
Italy was the only power indiffei eni.
GOING TO VIENNA
By Associated Press,
PARIS, Nov. 27.— 1t has been definitely
decided that Jules Canibon, now am
bassador of Prance at Madrid, and for
merly ambassador at Washington, will
lie transferred to Vienna as soon as the
present Franco-Spanish negotiations
regarding Morocco are completed. ■
M . Georges l,eygu<-s. ex-minister of
the colonies, will uucceed M. Camboil
at Madrid. ' H'tPt illHllWHlilHiPl'
PRICE: SINGLE COPY 5 CENTS
Arrests in Fittsbnrg
Lay Bare Story
Are Under Police
Broker Suet for $70,000 Boodle He
Loaned to Railroad Presi
dent and Exposure
By Associated Pros«i.
PITTS m Tlti;. Nov. 27.— With the ar.
test of C. 8. Cameron, president of the
Tube City railroad, and Common
Councilman William A. Martin on a
charge of conspiracy to defraud the
railroad out of $70,000— this time the
police authorities being the prosecutors
— and their subsequent release on $10,000
ball <?ach, the alleged councilmanic
bribery scandal is to be thoroughly and
The hearing In the case has been set
Mayor George W. Guthrie has taken
personal charge of the case, directing
the police investigation and reiterates
emphatically that every person found
to be implicated — either councilman or
railroad officials— in the distribution of
the $70,000 graft money will be arrested
More arrests nrc to follow those of
Cameron and Martin, It Is said, and in
each case the charge will be bribery.
All Under Surveillance
Forty members of select council and
twenty-five members of common coun
cil are said to be. implicated In the.
conspiracy. The police have the names
of these men and are keeping then*
Any attempt by any to leave the city
will mean their immediate arrest, ac
cording to the evidence, said to have
been gathered by the police and now In
the possession of Mayor Guthrie, the
councllnjen were to act favorably on
Tube City railroad.
The railroad was to distribute $70,000.
Of this sum $40,000 whs to have been
given to three other eouncllnien, wlm
acted as agents in the deal.
Suit Reveals Bribery
The position taken by C. R. Richard
son, who entered the first suit against
Cameron and Martin for conspiracy,
was that of a broker. Richardson has
made a statement to the police alleg
ing that he loaned Cameron $70,000 at
the legal rate of interest. Cameron was
to deposit the money in the bank after
showing it to a committee of eouncll
men. The money disappeared myster
iously and Richardson, believing a con
spiracy was on to beat him out of the
money, entered suit.
Richardson's action disclosed several
suspicious details, and the case was
taken up by Mayor Guthrie, with the
result that evidence has been gathered,
i». is said, revealing to the polioe one of
the most gigantic councilmanic bribery
scandals ever known In Plttsburg.
John 8. Itobb Jr., assistant district
attorney, arrived from the cast, today
on a summons of Dish-let Attorne\
Stewart. It is possible that a special
session of the grand jury will be called
to investigate the scandal.
THE DAIS NEWS
For Southern California: Cloudy
Wednesday; light south wind. Max.
imum temperature In Los Angeles
yesterday, 53 degrees; minimum, 42
I T illman scores negroes.
— Doctors testify against Gillette.
— Council makes new department ■
A Clever trick of no avail.
— Says marriages not heaven made.
6 — Editorial.
7 — City news. ,
8.9 — Sports.
— Blame death to gas famine.
— Southern California news.
— Classified advertisements.
14— Railroad news.
Hard head of hotel man saves him
from assassin. - ,-
Gas famine Is blamed for one death.
Chamber of commerce board of direc
tors expected to tuko action on exposi
Home Telephone company begins .suit
Now department to be known as
bureau of Los An soles aqueduct creat
ed by council. • ,• . . • .... .V
Seventh street Is to bo mado hundred
[i ,i wide, . £
French warships mart for Tangier, a,;
Roosevelt orders Porto !H<*an district
attorney dismissed. . -. . ■•'»■,
Lives lost by sinking of stcamor In
Bis bribery scandal laid bare In Pitts- '.
New York police in a Rambling ex
pose. ..'■'■ ' ■■
. Tlllman delivers nig Chicago speech ;'
Philadelphia woman charted with ,
poisoning five. - .
Thousand turned away .11 Gillette
trial In lliiklmcr, N. Y. '
COAST . ,
Mayor delimits U due at . homo • tv- ,
ins in. • ."..' ■ • ■ •- •"■'
Japanese ' exclusion ill Sun Fi.. Ism
dixcusaed by cablnvt. ■•..".■
Oelrlclia will c*»a compromised.
Vallejo will Improve local oondltiutia
to plouse Secretary BonaparU.