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The Ogden standard. (Ogden City, Utah) 1902-1910, July 16, 1909, Image 1

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OGDEN CITY UTAH FRIDAY EVENING JULY 16 J909 1 I PRICE FIVP rl = NT I
1 STEEL STRIKERS IN UGLY MOOD
I SOWER TROOPERS WIT BRiCKS
Constabulary Had Just Cleared Pittsbtirg
Streets = = = Sodiers Will
Shoot Into Crowds
at the First Sign of Rioting
PlUsburs 1GStreet
July Street
cars ve
hicles and pedestrians are being held
up today bv steel strikers in tho vi
cinity of the Pressed Steol Car com
panys plant at McKccs Rocks where
there has been much disorder and somo
bloodshed during the last two days
Every approach to tho big plant Is
guarded by the men and every one Is
compelled to satisfy the strilcers that
they are not seeking employment
With the coming of daylight rioting
ceased
By 0 oclock however the streets
again took on a lively aspect the
strikers In an ugly mood eathorlng
around the mill entrances No vio
lence was offered and the stato police
took up a position at the upper end of
tho town At the first sign of riot
ing the troopers are under orders to
ride into the crowds and to shooL
At CSO the groups of Idle work
men had Increased to such an extent
that an order was given to clear the
streets The constabulary In squads
of ten scattered the strikers Little
resistance was offered at the time hut
when it was believed all was well tho
troopers were showered with bricks
Ppveral of the policemen were slightly
hurt
hurtThe
The number of injured as a result
of the disorders late last night and
today will total close to fifty Several
of the policemen were slightly hurt
The number Injured as a result of
the disorders late last night and to
day will total close to fifty Several
Iren have bullet wounds but the ma
jority sustained hurts and cuts when
the constabulary rode Into the crowd
At one time fully 10000 men wom
en and children gathered at a large
gale of the works Stones were
thrown Into tho stockade and then
tim foreigners opened fire upon tho
police Inside Suddenly the big gates
h swung back and twentyfive troopers
l firing their carbines in the air rode
Into the mob full speed For awhile
the air was full of the screams anti
curses of the strikers and their sym
pathizers while the crack of the guns
spread terror The mob was driven
a half mile from the plant and prob
ably thirty persons were Injured some
of them seriously
It was learned today that fifty kcs
of beer and a large quantity of whis
ky was brought into tho mill Rattle
mont during the night by the strikers
and today squads of constabulary
hcarchod tho district In an effort to
locate IL
A monster mass meeting attended
bv over 10000 strikers and sympa
thizers was held today on the hlstorlc
Indian mound at McICccs Rocks
The authorities maintained a strict
I watch over the meeting to prevent
1 the making of speeches that might fur
thei excite the strikers
Wheeling W Ya July GAt 12
oclock last night the scale of the tin
plate workers employed by tho Am
rrican Sheet Tin Plate company
expired and 600 men employed nt
the local plant of the company quit
work because of an open shop or
der tif the company
East Liverpool Ohio July 1GEm
ployes of the tin department of the
Chester plant of the American Shoot
Tin Plato company quit work at
midnight last night
16RETS CAN NOT BE
SOLD IN NEW YORK
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New York July 1GThe solicitor
of the treasury has decided that
plumes of the white Heron called
algrcts and worn mostly on the hats
of women cannot be sold even by
the government in the state of Now
> York Collector Loeb had announced
that algrets valued at about 1000
which were smuggled into this port
by stewards of the steamships Tcnny
fon and Verdi from Brazil In April
and May and seized by cubtomu In
fipoctors were to be sold at public
auction A professor of the National
Association of Audbon Societies wrote
a letter to the collector protesting
I against the sale on the ground that
It is against tho public Interest
The collector cogitated and put the
problem up to the secretary of the
treasury who in turn referred It to
the solicitor
The solicitor declared that nlgrets
should be destroyed by the collector
Inasmuch as under tho laws of this
state It Is a misdemeanor to sell
plumage of the Heron the solicitor
decides that government officials have
I no more right to sell it than any in
dividual citizen
I
I PAGEANT IS
MILES LONG
Midsummer Allegorical
and Floral Festival at
Elks Reunion
Los Angeles July GLast and
most pretentious or all the parades of
I the weeks entertainment prepared
j for the annual reunion of the grand
i lodge of Elks the midsummer floral
I and allegorical festival was viewed
I today by even a greater throng than
the quarter of a million who congre I
i gated along thC cltjs thoroughfares
for the great parade yesterday
I Seven divisions composed todajs
pageant milejLjn length Eveiy na
tion of the earth was represented and
in addition there were In line thirly
seven fraternal and Industrial organi
zatlonB many trades and labor un
j Ions nil of tho local civic bodies and I
virtually all of the important indus
tries of the wesL
The Inexhaustible floral wealth of
the southland was heavily taxed to
garland the hundreds of floats and
equipages of all kinds that beautified
the Imp Innumerable fair women
I graced the occasion with their pres
ence on the floats and in automobiles
arid carriages draped In gowns of
white or soft colors China and Japan
vied with each other to produce the
greatest attraction in tho parade and
Hawaii and tho Philippines wore fit
tingly represented All of the cities
and towns of southern California and
many of those of Arizona and Neva
da had floats and men in tho line of
march Three hundred gaily dressed
horsemen and horsewomen rode in
tho division reserved for equestrians
Twenty bands of musicians march
ed or rode In the long procession
ranging in variety from the herald
with trumpets which preceded the
floats In the fraternal division to the
fife and drum corps of the grand army
veterans
More than JOO members lavishly I
decorated with flowers greenery flags
and bunting formed the division be
hind the grand marshal and his aides
On one of the automobiles 3000 roses
manufactured b hand of tissue paper
were used in decoration Others were
as profusely covered with natural flow
ers the purple blossoms of the bOil
painvolia predominating
Floats to represent various frater
nal organizations and marching clubs
and drill teams to tho number of for
ty were In the fraternal division The
floats In this division were particularly
beautiful anti impressive The march
Ing clubs and drill corps performed
evolutions while the march continued
and this division which was the long
est In line attracted the most atten
tion
Japan presented an exhibit flanked
by horseman and footmen to the num
her of fifty which showed an alle
gory of an Important incident in tho
battles of the Samurai when Samurai
Bonkl after destroying 900 of the re
t of his rival was In turn killed
by the one thousandth a mere youth
China paraded the gorgeous silken
banners of that nation its men march
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ARELESSNESS COSTS MANY
EVERY CHANCE TO WIN LAND 1
l Spokane July 16FisC seconds of
carelessness threatens to cost thous
I ands of homeseekers every chance to
win laud on the three lillian reserva
I tions for which the drawing occurs
August 9
i Sonic failed to put a postage stamp
i on the envelopes some tilled tho
blanks but failed to take the oath
r In other cases notaries have neglected
i to attach their Heals to tile affidavits
and not a few overprudcnl applicant
are writing theIr return addrestJB nn I
J envelopes before mailing to Superiu
I tendent Wilton Even nn initial mark
ed 1 on the envelope In addition to the I
printed address Is bulllcletie cause for
throwing it out of the drawing So
I Cartful Ib the povcrnmeut to avoid II
distinguishing marks on the cijve
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lopoe Hint the Spokane posloffice re I
movpd the date and hour from the ma
chine when the stamps are cancelled
Tho rush continues today though It
IB not expected the registrations hero
will bo so heavy as on Thursday In
Bpokano there may be be 5000 regis
trations toda
Trouble with pickpockets is reported
from Cocur dAlene whore a gang of
lightfingered thieves mingles with
the crowds several dozen victims be
ins reported
As a result of jealousy between the
up town and the depot notaries at
Coour dAlene an injunction Una been
issued forbidding tho Inland electric
road to earn Its passengers Into the
center of town before stopping its
trains
1
ing in splendid costumes of silk and
I beaten gold and carrying implements
of peace and war
I
The great Industrial division con
tained floats representing every In
dustry and artifice of the southwest
The float of Arizona carrying a great
kettle wrought of 3000 worth of pure
copper was greatly admired
ITINERARY OF THE
BIG PACIFIC FLEET
Seattle July 16Tho Itinerary of
I the Pacific fleet for Iho next ten
months Is being worked out by Rear
Admiral Uriel Sebree and Includes a
voyage to tho Orient and return to
the Pacific coast navy yards next sum
mer
The first and second squadrons of
the fleet which consists of the cruisers
Tennessee Washington South Da
kota California West Virginia Mary
land Pennsylvania and Colorado most
of which are at Puget Sound Navy
Yard and the remainder at Mare Is
land will rendezvous In Seattle harbor
August IS and will remain here ten
days Leaving on August 28th tho
eight cruisers will proceed to San
Francisco for ammunition and sup
plies and will depart for Honolulu
about September 5 and continue
across the Pacific to Manila Dar
I Crossing the ocean the fleet will en
gage in maneuvers and at Manila bat
tle practice will be had
The fleet will visit various Chinese
and Japanese ports until the latter I
part of February when it will return I
to this country for target practice at
Magdalena Bay Later the ships will i
go to the Mare Island and Puget Sound I
yards for repairs
WED ON IDt DAY
TUEY FIRST MET
Memphis Tenn July 1C Yesterday
morning W H Buclcner of Wilming I
ton Del a traveling salesman camo
to Memphis on a business trip Bus j
iness disposed of he presented a lei I
tr > r of introduction to Miss Anna May
Hall and late In the eVening the two
decided to be married
Then camo the Idea of a taxicab
wedding and the ceremony was per
formed while the two stood in tho lit
tle motor car with court attaches anti I
newspapermen as witnesses and the I
toot of the autohorn substituted for
wedding bells
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AUTOST8
AD f ROES
OneCar Wrecked to Save
Child Driver Aids
at a Fire
La Crosse Wis July 1GACler a I
good nights rca following the trying
ride of yesterday the Gllddcn tourists t
got away in good time this morning
Pathfinder Lewis left at 5 oclock and I
at CHO the car containing J Gild
lIen father of the tour and Chairman
Flower of the contest board pulled out I
for Minneapolis Beginning at 7 I
oclock the cars left at one minute
Intervals
On account of an accident to Acme
car No DC which carried the official
starting time from Madison yester
day no penalties were announced to
day The car was wrecked in an ef
fort to avoid a child which suddenly
stepped ont before It near Wilton WIs
and could not Icach the city until af
ter Pathfinder Lewis had left for Min
neapolis No one was Injured I
The Studebaker car in the Midden
tour known as the military car and
driven by George Snlllhson failed to
arrive lore until this morning and it
was without the services of Its driver
Smithson having been left under a
doctors care at Sparta Near Wilton
yesterday afternoon a cigar stump
carelessly thrown into dry grass by a
member of the automobile party start
ed a prairie fire and when the Stude
baker was passing the flames were
threatening a farmers home The
farmers wife and daughter at homo
alone wore helpless against the tin
and tho car stopped and Its occupants
went to their assistance Before the
fin was extinguished Driver Smithson
was painfully although not dangerous
ly burned and wits unable to proceed
with his car
nOM IHE BARGAINS
FOR HIS SURRENDER
New York July 16The unusual
case of a man charged with homicide
negotiating a bargain for his surren
der to tho officers Is progressing at
Newark K J whore Plctro de Marco
Is wanted on a charge of killing Mrs
Jacob Raub Two bullets which were
fired at Mrs Rauba
lI1II daughter because I
I she refused to marry do Marco struck I
1 the mother and killed her i
Two friends of the wanted man navy j
I
employed a Newark attorney to act
us intermediary in his surrender The
attorney was authorize to guarantee
thc surrender of do Marco providing
the slate officers and the court signed
an agreement not to send dc Marco to
the electric chair The offer has been
refused
WAS LAST SEEN AT
THE GRAVE OF CHILD
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I J F Howell DlBappears After Brood
Ing Over His Bereavement
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Salt Lake July 1C Kneeling at the
grave of t is daughter last Friday J F
Howell of 3GJ Sixth avenue was soon
for the last time and because of his
prolonged absence the family and
friends fear he has met some 111 fate
and have notlllcd t police
Last night Ills description was read
I to every member ojf the police depart
ment and instructions were given to
1 all patrolmen to ba on the lookout for I
the missing man j I
I Since the death of his daughter the
father Is said to have worried himself
almost to the point of mental distrac
tion and in the lat few weeks he is
known to have acred strangely Ho
made regular visits to the side of his
childs grave and sbmetimes remained
there for many hours On Friday
when he was absent from home longer
than usual a search was instituted for
him and he was fund finally at the
cemetery Upon eing reminded to
return home he saip he would be there
shortly but nevcr put In an appear
ance
iJOHNSON N I I
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ACC5IDENT I
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I Pugilist and Girls Hurt
in Smashup of
Touring Cars
Crown Point jut IGAn automo
bile making the circuit of the Cobo
race track last night crashed into
a machine containing Jack Johnson
the heavyweight pugilist and a part
of friends Johnson was not injured
but one of the vomen of the party
was perhaps falallyhurt Several oth
ers were slightly Injured
Johnson who is training at Cedar
Lake near hero ojifoi alntd a large
paptyof friends frfflfiVChicago It was
proposed that the members make tho
rounds of the race track
Joltnin with his manager was in
his own machine and was followed by
a car containing his friends At the
southeast corner of time course where
the turn In the road made the drivers
in tho recent race cautiouS the driver
of the following car tried to pass the
n ac11lne of Johnson The car skidded
and both rear wheels wore broken
off In this car sat the pugilists wife
Three of the qccupants of the car
remained in the machine and were
only slightly hurt but a white girl
who was sitting with the driver leap
ed from the automobile before her
companions could stop her Her ankles
were dislocated and she was hurt in
ternally A physician was willed to at
tend the woman and the party re
turned to the training camp Efforts
to learn me identity or the injured
girl were futile
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Crown Point Ind July IGJack
Johnson champion heavyweight pugil
ist of the world who Is training at Ce
il ir LuUe near Cnn Point was III
an automobile accident last night
There seems to be considerable mys I
tery attached to the smashup It is
reported but not confirmed that one I
Chicago girl was probably > fatal
ly injured that the fighter himselt
was covered with blood after the col
lision and that other girls in the big
touring car were seriously injured I
The wreck occurred on the east leg
of the Cobe race course just below I
the grandstand In the dip of death
ravine It is saId that Johnson was
racing his car against a machine own I
ed by E Morlarty which it is report
ed carried several Chicago girls who
are on vacations at Cedar Lake John
led the the grand
sons car pace near rnn I
stand with Moriarty close behind Tho i
pugilist stopped suddenly and the oth1
cr car smashed Into Johnsons ma
chine making a wreck of both
Another automobile was sent to tIme
scene early today and the wrecked
machies were hauled into town but
Johnson and Moriarly and the girls
had disappeared It Is thought they
hurried to the pugilists quarters at
Cedar Lake A farmer along the i
route reported thai Johnson seemed
to be considerably hurt and several
others had scratches and bruises I
ACTRESS REPORTED TO
BE FATALLY INJURED
Crown Point July IGIl is report
ed here that an actress mimed Lor
raine Woods who has been a member
of a company playing in one of the
Chicago theatres was perhaps fatally
injured in an automobile wreck on
time Cobe race course here late last
night and that she was carried back
to Chicago In another motor car
Farmers who saw the accident and
went to the assistance of the persons
In the car said there were six in tho
party and that the car belonged LO a
Ohicago man named Beck None be
sides the woman Was hurt
The car was going at a srreat pace
and ran into a ditch There Is noth
ing In the information available tend
ing to connect this accident with the
one to Jack Johnsons car
BROTHER OF BANDIT IS
ADJUDGED INSANE
Chicago July IGPaul Marx broth
er of Gustavo Marx one of tho car
barn bandits yesterday was adjudged
Insane and committed to Dunning
Marx was arrasted recently with a
nrnprnine revolver in htr nunmon
His remarks led the police to uelleve
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REPU l CANS AND DEMOCRATS a
OF THE HOUSE PLAY BASEBAll
Tic sought to avenge his brothers
death by killing Acting Chief of Po
lice Scuylor upon whom ho had call
ed a few days previously Brooding
over his brothers death Is believed
to have affected the youths mind
TAFT WILL SEND
CRANEO UlNA
Washington July 10President
Taft has decided to appoint Charles
R Crane of Chicago as hinlster to
China I
Mr Crane is member of the firm
of which his father R T Crane was
the organizer and Is still the head It
being ono of the largest in Chicago
Chicago July 1C Charles R Crane
of Chicago whom President Taft has
selected for minister to China is
young wealthy a man of the world a
scholar and an active traveler He
Is one of the foremost American au
thorities on the politics and business
of the far east In addition his
knowledge of Russia whose policies
have embraced northern China and
are still to bo reckoned with despite
the late war with Japan Is profound
Mr Crane has never held political
office Ho supported Grover Cleveland
hut was found with Mr Taft In the
last campaign He was the mainstay
and ono of the founders of the munic
ipal voters league of Chicago which
entored Chicago politics when the
need of reform was urgent and which
has been a factor in a marked im
provement In the citys government
ACQUITTED OF MURDER
OF HER SWEETHEART
Cripple Creek Colo July 1GIyr
tlo Cross eighteen years old was ac
quitted last night of a charge of hav
ing murdered John Phillips her sweet
heart
Her exoneration resulted from a
demonstration before the Jury It was
shown that when the revolver which
caused the young mans death and
the firing of which the girl contended
was accidental was held In a certain
position tho hammer would fall with
sufficient force to discharge it without
pressure on the trigger
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BOYS fAr
Girl Uses Razor on Lad
a Who Had Slapped
Her i rother
Now York July 1Lrhc Brooklyn
police have in custody a 13yearold
girl who Is charged with committing
a most remarkable assault upon a lad
of her own ago while a crowd of ter
mrstrlokfn people looked on Anth
ony Remain 1G years old had slapped
tho face of the little brother of Lena
Mlelno and the latter in revenge
slashed the faco of the boy into rib
bons while an older boy held him
Lena summoned Philip Mazza 17
years old to her assistance and when
they found Remain Philip grabbed his
arms from behind while the girl drew
a razor from the folds of her short
skirt and commenced slashing at the
face of the young lad
Ono stroke of the razor clipped off
mi cur another left the nose hanging
ib a thread and others opened the
scalp and checks in many places Dur
ing the vicious attack Anthony tried
to free himself but the youth holding
him was too powerful and all he could
do was to move his head from side to
side In an effort to avoid the onslaught
of tho enraged girl
Women in the streets screamed and
a crowd quickly gathered
As a policeman approached Mazza
dropped Anthony to the sidewalk and
he and the girl tried to escape but
were captured
At the police station Lenas only
comment was that no one could whip
her young brother without paying for
it
Doctors say that If Anthony recovers
at all ho will be badlv disfigured
OLDEST AND BEST CHINESE
ACTOR IN UNITED STATES DIES
New York July 1C After leading
a most remarkable life Chin Sam the
oldest and best known Chinese actor
in this country Is dead In his little
room over the Chinese theater in Doy
erg street I
Chin Sam ran away from his homo I
in China when a boy and joined a
troupe of actors who were exhibiting
In a boat on the large rivers of the
Flowery Kingdom After being with i
them several years he was asleep on
the dock or the boat one night when I
a crew of slave traders captured him
and he was sold Into slavery to the
Spanish owner of a tobacco plantation
In Cuba Ho worked there several II I
years until as a oung man he es
caped from the plantation with a I
young Cuban woman who had sym
pathized with him Together they
came to the United States and since
then Chin Sam has become this court
trvs most prominent Chinese actor I
During the Illness which terminated
in lila death ho was nursed by tho
daughter of the woman with whom ho
fled from Cuba
Chi atown la plonnlng a great fun
eral for Its celebrity J
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Conference on Tariff Forgotten in Anticipation
of Battle on = = = Dis =
tinguished Lineup
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Washington July 16The rival
i baseball teams selected with great
care from the Republican and Demo
i cratlc members of the house of rep
I resentallves are primed for this aft
ernoons contest at the American
League Park and each Is confident
The conference on the tariff the
urgent deficiency bill and In fact all
other legislation has been forgotten
for the nonce Plastered all over tho
lobby back of the speaker s desk and
in the cloak rooms are big notices that
the game will be played today It
Is a rare event lnd < cd when the si
cred precincts of the house contain a
notice of anything except to keep off
tho grass or to stay out of the private
elevators but in this case all rules
have been swept to the winds Tho
approaching game is regarded by the
respective sides as a national ovont
Ample provision has u ° An mado rot
substitutes in case of uccfilent or short
ness of breath In rounding bases Not
less than ten men on a side will bu
in reserve and It Is hinted in some
quarters that there are likely to he
some ringers but this is denied vig
orously by Captain Tener lPa of the
Republicans and Captain Klnkcad
lN JI for the opposing side each of
whom insists that the game will bo
on the square It is reported that
every player except Representative
Ollle James of Kentucky will be in
uniform and that because of his Im
mense stature he will be compelled to
wear a pair of old trousers with sus
penders of extra strength
If efforts now being made are suc
cessful VicePresident Sherman will
umpire the game at least a part of the
time The proceeds aro to go to tho
playgrounds association
The lineup will be as follows the
second name for any given position
being one of the many suoslitulcs
Democrats
McDcrmott Ills C F
Klnkcad N J j C
James Ky F B
Hughes N J L F
Garrett Teun 3rd IL
Drlscoll N Y R F
OConnell Mass SS
Garner Tex 2nd B
Haflln Ahaj P Robinson Ark
Republicans
Thomas Ohio bird Base
Anthony Kas F B
Cole Ohio R F
Butter Penn S S
Dawson Iowa L F Taylor Ohio
Tcner and Moorehead Penn S S
Bennett N Y S B
Longworth Ohio C F Stomp I
Virginia
I hunt Penn C Don b Michi
gan Galncs West Vo P Hawley Ore
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lEON lING
I AOANN SEEN
One Rumor Says He Is
in London Another
in Shipman ill
London July 1C According to a re
port made by a visiting American to
tho Scotland Yard authorities Leon
Ling the Chinaman suspected of the I
murder of Elsie Sigel In Now York
on June 9 was seen yesterday out I
side a Jewelers shop near the Royal
Exchange
This American who wishes his name
withheld for the present told the po
lice he know Ling in New York and
that he was confident the Chinaman
ho saw yesterday was Ling When I i
the American caught sight of Ling he
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i went up to a policeman standing near
by and said
That man is wanted for murder In
Now York go and grab aim
Tho policeman however appears to
I have suspected the American of sr
ulterior motive and while he hesita I
I the Chinaman got away
I New York 1ul 7
July 16On receipts r
I telegraphic advice from the polio
I Shipman Ills where a Chluil tan 1
I swerlng the description of Leon 1 i
wanted for the murder of Elsie
Is under arrest Inspector McCafi
today dispatched a detective to
west to ascertain If tho man In cu
tody Is Ling
TAFTFG l
R E V 10 j dl tto l 1I
favors Protect on When
It Is Needed O hervie
Reduction of Duty
When the dlcussion was over the
f President stated his position
He said he favored protection where
protection was necessary and that
o where protection no longer was need
I ed he was in favor either of greatly
reducing the duty or removing it al
together
It Is morel a question offaefs
tho President said to the rongre
men and In tho light of facts uo
all want to try to do the right thing
Mr Langley of Kentucky put the
matter squarely up to the President
as a question of political expedient
We come from Democratic states
some of us said Mr Langley but
we arc electcd as Republicans who
believe in the protection of raw mater
ials and If wo fall to protect our con
stituents we will be revised down
wards Into private life
President Taft remarked dry that he
was as much interested in Republican
states as anybody
Washington July IGThe White
House was stormed today by a i
lion of twentythree Republican con
gressmen who spent an hour and a
half with the President telling him
that their lives depended on the pro
lection of raw material It has be
come PIetty generally known about
tho capital that the President faOi3
t 10 I 1rI II n
LOU uuu uiiiit UL uiuvs uu unu luuk
and material reductions in lumber etc
Many of the congressmen who com
posed the delegation are from south 1
orn districts They told the President
that they had been elected on the tlu
ory that they would protect raw ma
terlals In which their people were In
terested and that the party failed
to do this their districts would return
to the Democratic column
Mr Tart listened patiently to ill
that was said He chaffed the on
gressmcn good naturedly at times
DRINK CAUSES MAN
TO KILL HIMSELF
Deiner July 16Because he could
not control his appetite for whiskov
Edward Parks aged GO years a stool
worker of Pueblo committed Milcido
here yesterday by drinking poison
A letter to his wife indited at in
tervals during the last three das ex
plained the reason for shooting him
I elf and referred repeatedly to a re
volver ho had purchased for this pur
pose which lay on tie table as ho
wrote the letter It Is thought his
nerve failed him and to make his
death painless ho took the poison In
itcad
Submarine cables cost i0O0 a mile
to lay and the length of theIr life la
between thlrto and forty years
TliiRTY PERSONS KILLED IN I
QUAKE IN SOUTHERN GREECE 1
I S
London Ju1lGSpecla1 dispatches
received hero from Athens say that
300 persons were killed or Injured by
the earthquake that occurred yester
day In fie province of Elie In south
ern Greece The damage to property
also was very great Hot water Is
flowing today from many of tho
springs in tho stricken district while
the water In the rivers and brooks
has turned a reddish color
Athens July 16Tho earthquake
demolished 100 houses In tho villages
of Havari in Ellis province Thirty
persons lost their ile S nt that point
and a number were injured Neigh
boring villages suffered greatly All
the houses of Amalaivu were rendered
milntizlUnhlf Thrt hoO1 wore felt
ut palms Prjpub Alilum fUll Tri
poll but outside of Ilavari only a fow
deaths or Injuries have been report
ed A volcanic upheaval Is said t >
have occurred at the village of PoD
hloll
AMERICANS OFFER MILLIONS
FOR LA BLANCA MINES
El Paio July 15 Advices from fo
ico City say that John Hays Hamnronl
and Palmer Courtland who arc nov in
Mexico and their associates Jia rf
forfid 8000000 for the noted 11
Blanca mines at Pachunca but th
owners ask 12000000 Npr0tuin
have been suspended awalMnij ti LII
pinoers rqport G JS Pi1mu of X
Yoil is according to advice t
C5l1J in llu deaL

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