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FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PKQGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER. 1 I
Forty-th.rd vNo. iPricejejent. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY" 16, X9X3 e77. second.ca., M,tt.r ,t the PcTrTh I
BANKERS END
i TESTIMONY
Business Men, Farmers
and Labor Delegates
to Be Called Next
j Washington Jan. Ifi Tlio house
Currency reform committee met todav
) to hear the last of the prominent
bankers Invited to give their views on
what should be incorporated in a
r new banking and currency law. The
' ; witnesses for today were George M
! Reynolds president of the Comnwr
' ;. clal and Continental bank of Chicago
I and YV A Nash, chairman of the
' board of directors of the Corn Ex
. I change bank of .'cw York.
J Chairman Glass has announced that
i the committee will later seek the
j i views of business men. farmers and
I representatives of labor. Some busl-
ness men probably will be examined
early next week.
That the present concentration of
money and credit is a potential "men
ace to the country' was asserted be
fore the house money trust commit -J
tee todav b George i Reynolds,
president of the Continental and Com
1 I nierclal bank of Chicago
Mr Re nobis said that he knew of
the 'rend toward concentration of I
money and credits,", and that he be-1
lieved it a dangerous thing.
J "I am opposed to the concentration
jjf of any sort ot power," he said. "I
believe that concentration to the ioint
it has alread gone Is a menace In
saying that I do nt wish to sit in
I I judement on the men who hold the
ti power
Mr Reynolds said he was opposed to
the principle of Interlocking directors
and potentially competing oncerns
J I and that he had adhered to that prin
ciple throughout his banking career.
Jacob H. Sehitf ol Kubn. Ioeb &
. Co.. deBcrlbcr) the method of issuing
securities for corporations, as prac-
ticed by his house He said after his
I firm had agreed to issue the securi-
II ties, syndicates were formed to un
derwrite the risk assumed by th
bond house
"The object of the syndicate is to
take over the s unties il you fall to
sell them '" asked Mr Untermyer.
"Yes, that's it." said Mr. Schiff.
Banks and mist companies, he said.
6 i were the participauts in these under
writing syndicates
Mr S hin said r-bout 7c. to 126 con
cerns were on a list of participants
. from time to tine- ivjted to lake
F part in underwriting syndicates
"What are the ethics of the bank
; Ing busin ss in ' onii iion with bond
issues''" asked Mr Untermyer
"It is not considered good form."
, said Mr Schiff. to .-rente undm- ini"--f
ference or competition bv a banking
firm "
He added that big hanking hous ss
generally had corporations as then
clients and that no oilier bond house
would endeavor to take issue from I
the banking firm recognized as the
usual fiscal agent of the cornoration
At the outset Chairman Pnjo an-
nounced that plans for takinu the t.s-
C timony of William Rockefeller will
be made when the committee reas- j
p sembles next week.
George M Reynolds, president of,
the Continental & Commercial Ma
tional bank of Chicago, testified that
ill the capital of his bank was $21,500,-
9 000, and Its surplus $9,000,000 Vn
affiliated in:sf company and an af- ;
filiated savings bank, be said, had i
J4.5O.CS'0 between them
I Or resources of about $200,000,000
H in the Nationa' hank he said, about
$130,000,000 was out on commercial
paper.
MlM'cns in Mergers.
mi
By morger Bin OS 1898, Mr Reyn
olds said, the big bank had acquired
Hbout $95,000,000 In addition, by
natural growth, the bank had ac- '
quired about $86,000,000
Th; Continental and Commercial,
Mr. Reynolds said loanel money to
50 its own directors and corporations '
0 with which they were connected, but
did not loan to Its own officers. He
l did no lelieve officers should be
II allowed to borrow from their own
III banks.
Mr. Reynolds declared that the Chi.
r-ago clearing bouse was the first to
. L employ a bank examiner.
"Was that because you found the
1 federal inspection inefficient?" asked
Mr. 1'nterni' er
"Yes. at that time w.e found it in
r efficient In connection with the three
99 banks of John R Waleh. The other
i.g banks of Chicago had to guatantec
' j the deposits of the Walsh banks
nPfj whi-h were iu a deplorable comlitlou.
and they paid them off at a loss To
prevent such a situation arising
d
again, we formed an examining
force."
WYOMING HOUSE
TAKES A RECESS
i
Cheyenne. Yyo.. Tan 16 The Yo-
' ruing house of representatives ad
journed today for three days, thereby
defeating the Democratic plan to ex-
j pedlte the contests against three Re
publican members in an effort to ob
tain control of the house
M L Pratt one of the two Repub
licans who refused to go into the par-
j ty caucus v ote,! with the regular Re-
I publicans for adjournment
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DEATH CALLS
A NOTED MAN
Dr. Thaddeus S. C. Lowe
Succumbs to Injuries
After Long Illness
Pasadena, Cal , .Ian 16. Dr. Thad
deus S. C I.owe noted as a scientist,
experimenter and iuventor. died todav
at the home of his daughter here. He
had been almost helpless for a year,
the result of a fall which fractured
his hip
Dr Lowe was born in Jefferson, V
TT August 10, !S'.2 In I860 he be
came interested in ballooning and in
L861 and ixr,2 he was an aerial scout
for the arrav of the Potomac, observ
ing movemeuts of the confederates
from a balloon He devised a s stem
of signals from balloons which en
abled the union gunners to get the
range
Dr. Lowe also invented an ice com
pression machine and established the
first cold storage plant. Other de
vices Invented by him practically rev
olutionized the jas manufacturing industry.
ALLENS ARE
REPRIEVED
Governor Agrees to Hear
Argument in Favor
of Commutation
Richmond. Va.. Jan. 16. Floyd and
Claude Allen, the two Hillsville gun
men sentenced to die tomorrow for
their part in the Carroll court house
murders last March, were again re
prieved today by Cover nor Mann, who
agreed to hear argument February 1
in favor of commutation. The re
prieve ends March 7.
FRENCH FAIL TO
ELECT PRESIDENT
Paris, Jan. 16 The third ballot
taken today at the Joint caucus of
the members of the various political
parties forming the majorities In the
French senate and the chamber of
deputies to nominate a candidate for
the presidency of the republic, gave
Julius Pam8, minister of agriculture.
313 votes: premier Poincare :!JH. i
Pelil Ribot -, Theopbile Delcasse 2,1
and Paul Dasehanol 1.
M. Pams. In this bullot. lacked a
majority by one vote and the result
is taken to indicate how close the
cornet will be at the Versailles con
gress tomorrow, when the president
will be elected.
The action of the joint caucus is
uot binding
ISSUING PASSES
TO BE STOPPED
Santa Ke, N M . Jan 16. Senator
B. F. Pankey today Introduced a bill
to nrohlbil railroads from issuing
passes In New Mexico. He also pre
sented a bill to regulate railroads
within the state with reference to
shipping.
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MORE NAMES ARE
SENT TO SENATE
Washington. Jan 16. - Nominations
seut to the senate today by President
Taft today included
John R Williams to be collector oi
I uatomi, District of Alaska
M
mm i-
I
ief
You Are Protected
By Manufacturers
.j (I There are two kinds or man fac-
i turers. The honest aud the dis-
jd honest the man irho makes tne
best and the man who makes some
5 thins inferior. One alms to build
'Jail up a host of customers by advert
ing a worthy product at an bonesl
price and the other hoodwinks the
& unwary by offering "omething just
i as gO"d ' i-.t a tempting price.
3 One takes you into bis confidence
u and deals with you In the open.
tlJ The other stoops to underhand
practices, misrepresentation, and
5) uufuir business methods.
.Manufacturers who advertise in
-
I the STAN DAR D are anions those
I who protect you from tne unscrup
ulous. The lact thai they adver
tise proveB that they have notbing
, to liide.
Read the advertisements iu the
STANDARD closely and constant
ly ever) day Get acquainted with
the manufacturers who protect
you from "Just as good" products
by identifying their noods with
! distinctive brands, packages and
; namee. 't pay to advertise and
It will pay you to read and heed
1 the advertisements 'hat appear ev
, i das iii the STANDARD.
STUMP IS
WITNESS
Brotner of Archbold
Messenger Presents
Signed Document
Washington Jan, 16. A written ac
knowledgment, purporting to have
been signed b Charles Stump on Au
gust 1 190.",. that he disposer! of er
tain Standard Oil letters to "Mr
Chamberlain" and "Mr Moone Ol
I the New York Journal, for a consid
eration, was placed in evidence today
I before the senate campaign contribu
tions commiii"'- bj George Stump,
a brother of Charles
George Stump said he got his broth-
ler to sign the paper and witnessed ii
I nimself.
(Jeorge Stump testified today that
the statement was prepared in ihe
Standard Oil New York office.
Ceorge Stump was unabb- to identi
fy letters which Mr. Archbold had
testified were returned He believed
they were not the ones which he got
from his brother and returned to Bar
stow. Charles Stump Dead
The witness said that Charles
Stump was dead, but that hin brother,
in law. Charles Rlumeling, referred to
yesterday as Zlmmer," was living.
He testified that Rlumeling went to
the New ork Journal to get the
money for the letters.
The Stump statement was
Now York, August 11, 1905
'F . Barstow Broadway, New
York.
"Dear Sir I hereby confirm the
statement made to ou that certain
letters received by J. D Archbold,
amon- them letters from the late
Senator Hanna and Senator Quay
were disposed of by me to Mr Cham
berlain and Mr. .Mooney of the New
York Journal for which T received a
'consideration and that Mr Archbold's
letter books were temporarily placed
in the hands of the same party for
examination and for which 1 also re
ceived a consideration. In writing
you this letter it is with the under
standing that it is not in any way to
be used to incriminate me.
'"Yours trulv.
"CHARLES STCMP
' Witnessed by George H. Stump,
"Fred Mohr. Jr."
Stump testified that after he was j
I subpoenaed to appear before the com - ,
'mlttee. but before he testified he was
approached by a "Mr. Reynolds" In I
tljiL.caiiit)l corridor with the state- J
men' t hr t he represented William R
Hearst personally
"What did he say to you? asked
Senator Jones.
"He asked me what I knew about
the matter." replied the witness "I
asked why be was interested. He
said that Mr Hearst knew nothing
of the purchase of letters, but that
,his name was involved and he want
ed to see what I knew He also asked
me if 1 had any letters or knew any
one who did."
Stump declared his brother Charles
had been unable to tell him how
, much he got from the sale of the
I letters.
"He said it was a large one." tes
tified Stump "They seemed to go
down every night or so and get some
money."
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DIRECTORS
RESIGNING
Southern Pacific Rail-j
road Men Withdrawn
-Other Changes Made
New York. Ian. 16 In accordance I
with the decree by the United States
supreme court divorcing the Southern
Pacific and the Cuion Pacific, five
directors of the Southern Pacific rail
road of Mexico announced their res
ignations today They wre Robert S.
j.ovett. F. V. s Crosby, R L Qerry,
'Alexander Miller and W V S Thorn,
all connected with the I'nion Pacific.
Julius Kruttschnitt, who resigned
recently from the in ion Pacific, suc
ceeds Judge Lovett as chairman of
the board of the Southern Pacific of
, Mexico.
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WICKERSHAM
IS CONSULTED
Disposition of Ortie Mc
Manigal Is Being
Considered
Washington. Jan 16. Charles W
Miller, United Slates attorney at In
dianapolls, late today conferred with
Attorney General Wickersham and
Assistant Attorney General Hurr, re
garding the recent dynamite consplr
acy trials.
It is understood that Mr Miller
look up with the attorney general the
disposition of Ortie Mc.Manlgal. the
confessed dynamiter, who was
brought to Inldanapolll frorw Uos An
geleB as a witness iu the federal trial
and the question of referring testl
mony taken at Indianapolis to state
authorities for such action as tViey
miKht desire to take against those ai
itged to be respdhslble for the de-
I
struction of life and property b dy
namite
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BRADY IS SHORT
TERMENATOR
Boi6e. Ida. Jan. 16 Chief Justice
Ailshie of the Idtiho supreme court
yielded first place In the senatorial
short term contest today tq ex-Governor
James H. Brady.
The joint ballot resulted as follows:
James H. Brady, 27; James II Ail
shle. Jfi James R Hamer. 9; V)
Reale, 5; Burton L French, 4; James
E Babb. 3; lohn T. Morrison. I; John
F Nugent .", Frank Martin, 2
PASSENGERS
NEGLECTED
Crew of Sinking Ship
Fail to Call Them
From Staterooms
Yaneomer. B. ('.. Jan 16 Thai
I passengers, still in the staterooms of
the sinking Ches'akee at the port of
Vananda, were neglected b the mem.
bers of the crew responsible for csll
ing them, was the opinion given ex
pression to today by the foreman of
;the jury in the Cheslakee Inquest
Evidence of Captain John Cockle
land Chief Engineer Lewis Price of
the wrecked steamer, formed the
principal subject matter of the ad
journed inquest on the victims on the
! insistence of relatives.
REBELS SACK
TWO TOWNS
Bridges and Trains Are
Burned and Railway
Traffic Suspended
Washington. Jan. 16. -Mexican
rebel activity has increased north and
east of Duraneo. San Lucas and Las
Jas, sixty miles north of the city
have been sacked and partially burn
ed, according to a report todav from
i Consul Hamm at Durango. who also
reports that iy.3n Irhiges on the in
tern tional raflwa between there
land Torreon have been destroved.
that trains at Catalona have been
burned and that railway traffic has
been suspended
Nothing is known here of s report
ed plot for the release of General
Felix Diaz, a prisoner In Vera Cruz
since the collapse of the revolt he
. headed.
PRESIDENT SAYS
HE IS CONSISTENT
Princeton. N. J., Jan. 16. The re
, ports of unsettled conditions in finan
' clal circles as the result of President
elect Wilson's two recent speeches,
one in Chicago last Saturday and the
other in Trenton on Monday, provok
ed a good deal of discussion in and
about the state house yesterday. The
President elect had read the accounts
printed In the morning newspapers,
and while he treated the matter light-,
ly, declaiinsr that It amused him more;
than anvthiug else, he permitted his
secretary, Joseph P. Tumulty, to is
sue a statement calling attention to
the tact that the President-elect had
not changed his attitude since elec
tion and that he is merely saying now
what he ?aid then In his t ampaigu
speeches.
Senator-eleet Ollie M James or
Kentucky, after a conference with the
President-elect, declared that if any
body started a panic, the Democrats,
being in control of congress, would j
appoint a committee of Investigation,
and find out who was responsible for
it When this later was reported to
the President-elect he said:
Then thev could find out by the In
vestigation whether I was responsi
ble or not ''
Tumuity's Statement
Secretary Tumult b statement tul
lows: Attempts are beliiL: made in ma
an issue ot Coventor Wilson -peerb
at Chicago This is nothing less than
amusing. Governor Wilson s attitude
on business and Us relations to the
government as expressed In his sev
eral speeches since election is. as
any well informed person In the coun
try would testify, exactly the same as
I his attitude before election. Even
word that Governor Wilson has ut
tered Is in complete harmonv .with
the principles to whidi he has strict
ly adhered throughout his public ca-
reer. .
If there is any surprise at this at
titude it can be manifested only by
those who fall to realize that the
country has elected to the presidency
au honest and fearless man who
means exactly what be aayi
. Bed) JOSEPH P I mi LTV
"Secretary to Governor Wilson.'
Wilson's Visitors.
In addition to Senator James the
President-elects ioiiur jreiinuij i
were Senator T. P Gore oi Oklahoma
and William J- Stone of Missouri.
Senator Obadiah Gardner ,.f Main.',
who had an appoint mem with the
President-elect, was detained elBO?
,. here and will sm,,' other day
The President-elect has asked Col-
nnei George W. GoethaH who is m
rharce of Mie Panama canal work and
who is understood to he a candidate
for governor general of Panama to
, orQe Qere Friday
"I want to go into Panama sit
uation as far as I can.' said the Prea
Ident-elecl But I am arraid I cau
nol discuss it very thoroughly these
busy days.''
INQUIRY IS
j TO BE MADE
Government Interested
! in New Telephone Mer
ger in the West
San Francisco, Jan. 16. The gov
'tniiieni is taking an Interest In the
effort of the Pacific Telephone and
Telegraph company to acquire tliej
Northwestern Long Distance Tele
phone company of Oregon and Wasii
inion under foreclosure proceedings !
recently commenced In Portland
ttorney Jay Bowerman. represent
ing the receiver for the Northwestern
concern, is in this city today taking
the depositions of officials of the Pa
clfic Telephone and Telegraph coin ,
pany and Assistant I'niied States Dis
trict ttorne Harrington is attendinc
t he hearings
When the foreclosure suit was i
brought, complaint was made througn
the United States district attorney
al Portland that the Pacific State?
(company was seeking a monopoly of
the telephone business in California.
Washington and Oregon It was
shown that the Home Telephone com
pany of Seattle and Belllngham and
tin Independent company of Seattle
alreadj bad been acquired The gov
ernment now is seeking to ascertain
whether there is evidence of restraint
of trade in these combinations
LINER BREAKS SHAFT
San Francisco, Jan 16 Further
cable messages from Suva, Fiji isl
ands, to the chamber of commerce, re
I port today that the Oceanic liner So
i noma broke her starboard tall shaft
in a collision with submerged wreck
age The vessel is making good prog
ress under her port engine
1ETTER SENT
TO WILSON
Western Man Wanted
For Next Secretary
of the Interior
Washington. Jan '6. Democratic
senators from the Rocky Mountain
region today sent to President-elect
Wilson a letter urging the selection of
a representative of that section as
secretary of the Interior. Mr Wilson
i was assured that the appointment of
former Governor B. L. Morris of Mon
tana, former Governor James H.
Hawle of Idaho, I N Field of Ore
gon, or Clay Tallman of Nevada, will
be satisfactory to the Democrats of
I the far west.
Senators Newlands of Nevada,
Chamberlain of Oregon. Mvers of
Montana, Perky of Idaho and Smith
land Ashurst of Arizona, were the
i signers of the letter.
BANK PLAN
IS OPPOSED
Nash Suggests Clearing
Houses as Solution
of Problem
Washington Jan 16. An organiza
tion of 20 geographically locateu clear
ing houses, with authority to issue
loan certificates convertible on de
mand into government currency at m
per cent of their face value, was pro
posed to the house ClirrenC) reform
committee today as the natural so
lution of the currency problem, by
W A Nash president of the Corn
Change bank or New York and a for
mer president of the New York Clear
ing House association.
Mr. Nash saw no necessity for a
Central bank; deprecated the idea Ol
i i ei k European methods and urt;ed
the committee not to seek the plan
of some theorist in tinance. who be
said, is more to be dreaded than
bull in a china shop."
Mr Nash said the clearing house
contemplated in his plan practically
would be regional banks
NEW INDICTMENTS
FOR RAILROAD MEN
New York. Jan. 16. New indict
ments against Messrs Mellen and
Chamberlin, presidents respectively
Of the New Haven roa.l and the Grand
Trunk of Canada, and Allied U
Smlthers chairman of the Grand
Trunk board, were expected from the
federal urand Jury todav
The three re recent h indicted
for alleged participation in a motion.
oly agreement? in viola l the
Sherman anti-trust law 11 waa auh.
,,. ,cnth contended that one ol the
grand uirors not being a resident of
New York invalidated the Indict-
"it was said today that the govern.
Lent had substituted anothet errand
'jT.ror to Insure the valid, ty of the
proceedings
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SALARIES SHOULD
P,E GUARANTEED
mteazo Jn W AueusI Herr
ra'n,;. "uuirmua of t. N.Uol Bu.
ball commission, in his annual report
recommended that every league bound!
by tno terms of the Nationa' agree
ment establish a fund to guarantee
the salaries of players.
According to Umpire Ollie Chill,
good youngsters are scarcer than ever
now, which accounts for the exorbi
tant terms demanded by those who
hold contracts of stars The Ameri
can association was late in opening!
! its meeting
The commission expected late today
to report on the class AA salary, I
Which the National association pro-,
posed to set .it $6,000 -i month Ob-'
JeCttons it is said, were filed to the;
limit by President Barrett, of the In-
ternat'onal league.
Chairman Herrmann, secretary
John Bruce and Assistant Secretary
A. J Planner, were re-elected.
WOMAN DIES
ON A LINER
Wireless Brings Sad
! News to American Rel
atives and Friends
San Francisco. Jan. 16. Wireless
brought word today of the death last
night on board the liner WilhHmma,
eight miles out, of Mrs W P. Thunv
mel a daughter of Lieutenant Colonel
William Beter9 Hepburn. formerly
roprcsentaf i e from the Kichth Iowa
district, and one time chairman of the
bouse committee on interstate and
foreign commerce. Death resulted
from heart disease.
Mrs. Tbummel was on her way to
Honolulu with friends on a pleasure
trip The Wilhelmlna sailed yester
day afternoon and Immediately ran
into heavy weather
W P. T hummel is an attorney In
New York city.
TO
STEAMSHIP POOL
IS DISSOLVED
Antwerp. Belgium. Jan 10 The
Atlantic steamship pool has been
practically dissolved according to
the Neptune, by the Canadian Pacific
company's decision to Inaugurate a I
new service between Trieste and Can
ada and the Hamburg-American lines
nnnouncenient of a new line of
steamers between Hamburg and Bos
ton. A rate war will begin Immedi
ately, It is said.
The delegates of all the Atlantic
steamship lines are to moot in Ber
lin, January 28.
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TRAGIC END
OF QUARREL
Veteran Shoots Widow
and Kills Himself
After Dispute
Pueblo. Colo.. Jan 16. Lysander L.
j Johnson shot and instantly killed
.Mrs Maud Murray and then killed
himself here today. The shooting
I followed a quarrel over the owner
ship ol a business enterprise
i Johnson was 70 years old and a
veteran or the civil war. Mrs Mur-
i ra was 38 years of age and a wid
ow for 13 years.
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STOLEN SATCHEL
WORTH $400,000
Chicago, 'an. 16. Wi D Wade. SO
ears old. president of the Australian
Marine Fibres. Limited, a foreign
corporation, who arrived 'ielc today
on his way to lxndon. Hngl&nd, re
ported to the police that a satchel
containing stock in the company of
ithe par alue of $400,000; had leen
i stolen from him in a Chicago railway
i station.
COLORADO TO
INVESTIGATE
High Cost of Living an
Issue Before the
Lower House
Denver, Jan ltl The house of rep-
I icseutatives adopted a resolution lo
day asking the Colorado congression
al .b l.'k'a'ion to support the Crawford-
'Sulzer bill for an investigation Into
I the high cost of living.
Measures Introduced In the lower
house included a bill establishing a
passenger rate of 2 cents on the
Plains and :'. ..-nis In the mountains
in Colorado, n blue sky law." and a
constitutional amendment permitting
school districts to build and maintain
separate schools for white and necro
pupils
SHIP'S ACCIDENT
WAS NOT SERIOUS
New York. Jan. 16. No passengers
were Injured when a boiler exploded
on the Fabre line steamship Madonna
in the Mediterranean, according to a
cablegram received today b local
agents frn the line The cablegram
said that all the passengers were safej
and that the accident "was not of a
serious nature."
GROSS FRAUD I
IS CHARGED I
Minnesota Indians in I
Pitiful Condition H
Robbed By Agents H
Washington. Jan. 16. Charges of
gross frauds against the Indians on H
the white Earth reservation In Mln-
nesota, that their physical and ma- H
terial condition Is pitiful and that. H
Major lames McLaughlin. Tndlan in- mm
spector, did not properly guard the VMM
Indians- Interests jn the allotment of H
Hnds, were made to the house today
In a report bv the committee on ex
pendpures in the Interior department
It recommended that some remedy be ltt
foiiml by congress for the pr-.-ent Mm
"anomalous situation' b which the iM
commissioner of Indian affairs has
complete control over property worth
$1,000,000,000, belonging to Indians of 'M
the various tribes In the United
States.
Fraud in Timber Allotments.
The committee charges that " fraud
ulent partiality' was shown by Simon
Michalet, Indian allotting at;ent, In
allotting the Indian timber under the VM
law of 1005.
'The best and most valuable pine
allotments," says the report, fell in
to the hands of those- who were In- vM
tended in advance to receive them "
Agent Made False Reports
ft declares that Major lames Me- Mm
Laughlln, th,;. second acent sent om,
refused to allow the full blood In
Idians to send out runners to bring In
jthe people; made false reports as to .
,the number of full bloods present, an, M9
gave no adecpiate notice to the In
idians of the mass meeting, at which
the question came up. which "In ef
fet was a council of lumber com
Ipames." The action of former Commissioner H
francls E Leupp. was condemned on 'iUm
I the ground th t he prevented a full
statement of 'be Indian complaints to Hy
President Roosevelt. w
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GRAND DUKE I
LOSES RANK I
Drastic Steps Taken By B
Czar to Mark Disap- h
proval of Marriage ft
St. Petersburg. Jan. 16. Because
Ihe married a woman in private life
: against the wish of the emperor, the
Grand Duke Michael, brother of Em
peror Nicholas, was removed todav
from his loftv rank in the army and M
forced to turn over his property and
affairs to a guardian
The imperial manifesto specifically
relieves the grand duke of his duties
as commander of the Chevalier
guards and establishes a guardianship
lover his person, property and affairs
I under the supreme direction of the
emperor, while the administration of
hi- estate is transferred to a depart
ment of the imperial court.
It states that these steps are taken mM
b the emM?ror " to mark his disap
proval of the recent marriage of the mM
grand duke to Madame Sheremetiao-
The manifesto also removes the mm
grand duke from his position as re- MM
p.iii-desit;n ito duriuc t he minorit !jp
the Imperial crown prince, in case of
the death of the present emperor. f1:
The issue of a further rescript se- &
ei ting B successor to the Grand Duke ifcf'
Mil hael in the regency Is expected
m.me!i;iu-lv No name has been di- .
rulged but the Grand Duke Diemitrl R
Pavlovitch. son of the Grand Dukfl E
Paul, has been frequently mentioned jfr
unofficial gossip
EVIDENCE FAVORS I
THE PRISONERS
Seoul. Korea, Jan. 16 Evidence
favorable to some of the 106 Korean
; prisoners, charged with conspiring to
j kill Governor General Count Terauchi. &'
was presented at the resumption of
' the trial here, when three witnesses
j called for the purpose of proving
alibis were examined.
Police Inspector Kumimoto thank- p;
ing him. and saying that he was
pleased at the treatment given the
prisoners. I;?
Counsel for the defense argued that
if the previous statements mad.- be-
fore the authorities and Christian
ministers made by the court, the oth-
er part of their statement must he
similarly discredited. K
-on BSSSH
RENO MAIL CLERK I
CONFESSES THEFT
Reno. Nev., Jan. 150. O. Dobbin.
a registry mail clerk of the Reno
postoMe;. was held to the federal
grand j"rv b United States com-
missiouer Waldo, today, after he had
confessed to having taken a package
I of currency containing 1500; In transit mM
from the postmaster of Verdi. Nev..
ito the postmaster of Sacramento. Cal., $
last December.
Dobbin was committed to the coun- IK
Jail In default of $1,000 bail. The MM
I confession was made to Postoffl S 1$
Inspector M . Martin, who s.srned M
the complaint.
FARE FOR FAIR.
"What g thp meaning of this elnbo
rate collection of charlotte russe,
fudge and sweet pickles?"
Oh. 1 am advertising a business ijjjja
lunch."

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