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Marion Daily mirror
VOLUME XV. NO. Vlf
MAIttON, OHIO. WEDNESDAY EVENING, J AXUA1? Y ii, 1907:
PRICE TWO CENTS
THa Annual Ronnrt nf flip
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. Asks for a Sauarc Deal for
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AnnaDiianis or inc isianu unu v,uhi
Reduce the &ates at Least One Foutb American
Capital is Accomplishing Much in the Island
but the Undeveloped Field is Large.
Washington,-Dec. '2. Tfio Injustice
"which, ,tlie Dlngley tiirlft schedules
work upon the Filipinos is not f6rth
in tho' reiwrUof the I'hlllpplne com
mission for the year ended June CO,
190G, ..made publL yesterday. ' The
lecommondatlon that congress at
least roituco by 23 per cent, the duties
wn sugar nnd tobacco Is earnestly re.
jt U stated that the principal ray of
iflbpe which camo to llic people of the
Philippines in the midst of their
losses from rinderpest, locusts,
droughts, and low prices Tor their
products was that they might be
furnished relief from the exca3slve
" duties now lmpo3Pd upon Imports of
sugar nnd tobaccco Into the United
Kta cs, and that the disappointment
throughout the islands was great and
bitter at the failure of congress to
do so at the last session. Attention
is called to the laws passed by con.
sre3n, affecting commerce between the
United States and tho Philippines by
which grout benefits and advantages
,'3wv9 been given to tho American ship
'' owners, manufacturers of cotton
'" goads: etc, over foreigners, which en-
1 v ablcs thorn o cotrol prices and cost
pf.-transpprjatlon un .well, as n ri)Oii-.
Hf 'MifLs.& ..L.f j- .i.iIa La'mmI...
'cioLptf. .to tbm "by tho failure of ton.
grr,( ty. act-
Tho commission renews Its recom.
nirndatldn f0r a repeal of the act of
ron7C3tr providing for tho rotund of
Orllcs paid on articles exported from
the Islami to the United States and
consumed therein, nnd states that tho
led It heretofore to American. foi-"-lwr( work at Ma. capital Is no- wanting, and one com
0 repeal ofCthat ptovl- nlln, luvolvhgjf:xicndltuie of ov- iimny Is now inocMug a miecc-s. Many
operative, and that the or $1,000.0061 atidharlnir works nro varieties of useful anil valuable ma-
Finn nro still
leoplu red that they aro being ex -
Icllcil for tho nonollt jf certain In.
crests In Hid United Sfitcs, It Is
plotted for tho ncnellt jf certain In.
itcrrals Ip tho United Sfitcs, It Is
pointed out that allien Hid passago
of the acL of March 8, 1!)02, down lo ,ita and will probably gradualy tix
Ju,'lo 30, lnOU, thorn has been lakoti ,tcnd llwlf thrniigliout llio wholmtrtlm
from tho lomparatlvo povoily of tho . i-ltiutl of l.iixou as atithorl.ed by lliu
InsulUr Iroasiiry, to bu dollvorcd ill- tfranchlo. Cpnccsslons bavo been
recti y Into tho hands of (ho inanu- granted and survoyH nro iiiulur way
facturcrH of cordage and other users for the construction of .nil) nillos of
The Rescued Miner Makes His Initial Appearance on the
,. Stage and is so Badly Frightened That He Refuses to
' GoBefore Audience but Agrees to Answer a Few
Los Atigojes, Cal,, .Ian. i.-l.. U.
Hicks, who for more than two
weeks was burled allvo in a tunnel
of the Edison Klectrlo Co. on Kern
Tlver nnd whose roscuo nttracted the
world's attention, made his debut
last night lis mi u'-tor, and a sorry
spectacle he was.
Snob was his stage fright that It
was pitiable to see his (error. Ho
camo here with his manager, tho first
man iq offer him an engagement, nnd
Ills enow had been extensively adver
tised. Hicks had been coached thor
oughly and had1 committed to mom.
o'ry the story of his amazlnir cscapo
from death and his backers supposed
WAS A JOKE
''Dancers See Girl Murdered
'imd dc notii Interfere Be
lieving it a New Year's
Hamilton, Q,, .Ian, 'J.-JiiKt
New.Teor'u Uauco at llutlcr
pH'B ,.dBpc ;hall w closing
I ES ADVOCATED
z , "t
it Asked to
of Philippine hemp In the United
States for their enilchnient, $1,171,
208.47. As thu cordage Interests nro
prosperous and tho Philippine islands
are ttruggllng. It Is stated that leg.
Islatlon which taken money directly
ft om the one anil passes It over to
tlr other Is nut founded on sound
principles of political economy or of
simple Justlic to tho Filipinos
The Philippine commission lerom.
mends, in general, that, In view of
the present agricultural and financial
crisis in tho Island-, all possible
measures calculated to Increase their
commercial proEperlty without In
terfering with that of tho United
States should certainly bo adopted
The report, on the whole, is opti
mistic In tone, declaring that native
upr'slngs have checked and that In.
(Ins, rial and financial conditions .-how
Improvement. On the subject of
American cnp.ltal in the Islands, the
Tho UnltciLjSUtes is so teeming
with eMiEprhgJ4I industries which
tliat It Has boon
and nld In the
lent of their hit.
Iv ninile. trrnat
R'jleld . tlj-iKn?
ml street trans.
AmnrlAAn rmelnAvelmi n fnvnntnil nnd
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.are rocelvjMt1 JlbftkAtust reward In
1 '- . - "
.under wayi(l 'Ilolc7Jjiiil Cob
.In tho luiiftlHVofjAii'.crlc.ins.
cru tclophmic " sysTcni has be
.In the li:iiNlH'.'ofJnj!,crlc.ins. A mod
cru tclophinTo system has been In.
stalled in .Manila with American cai
'his story of thu rescue, which of
course had been written for him,
would make a hit.
At tho hut mluiito Hicks balked.
Ho refSfii'lln'lfon tho stage at all
anil UMHMWtDjK(iu 1111111 1 caiu wua
his laaiutier ,)etJ Ha finally con.
sentedj(ttltfj5lseat in the front
row alMa4rAMioh questions as
were iprt$ j'WAl When tne nrst
quest!owM-Ui hli demanded n cliow
of toh&cVbefiife duswertug.
ThoiiiW!ftlWliily and answored,
in moaoMylwUjfi.Bud grunts the qucs
jwHwm were jpiu 10 nini
rt&i'W&lMkl paid to see
ft tho hall.
mini for O. Q.
10 hall and, dru
slo Wright, his
mi ho had boon
A dozon diizqil nion nllqwcd hm t
walk out and ho escaped after a long
pursuit by tho police 1'om.ch nro now
Foarchlng tho country for Raines.
Kncli of tho four IjulloU entered tho
girl' abdomen, mid sho died In a
fow minutes. x Ko motive . is known
for Win crliuo, Many people buw tho
crlniii and' at llrbt thought It a Now
year's prnnlc. i ,"
IWIHtVfl', BH 3
p l ',s aaa- 7
htVaArMWW- " - - n
railway in the Vlsaynu islands and
over 100 miles In Luzon, duo wholly
to the business onL-rpiIw and the
npgiegiilluji of American capital, and
will Imolvo between $lu,000,00i) ami
?20,000,on() expenditure Kleclrlo
lighting plants have bcou lntullcd u
Hollo and t'ebu under Ainurleuu tins
pices and with American capital.
An important 'American bank has
been established, and lias captured
Its fair share of tho banking in tho
Islands;- contracts Involving millions
of dollars for new waterworks and
fcowor systems for the city of Mnnlln
have already been awarded to Amor,
leans for the construction of two
Immense steel and cement wharves or
plors at Manila; largo lumber con.
ccrns have been Inaugurated and aie
carried on In different parts of the
Islands by Americans, and are seizing
considerable portions of t)uslncs for
both imported and domestic lumber;
tho largest private stationery anil
printing establishment in the Islands
Is In tho hands of Americans the
pcrond largest establishment In the
world for tho manufacture of cotoa
nut product Is doing business In tho
islands under American control, and
with American capital; one of the
largest Importing and exporting
houses In tho archipelago lias, under
American management and with
American capital, already captured a
most formidable portion of current
American lawyers, physicians, den
tists aild merchants aio found In
every direction; an aggregation of
Amcrjcan capital has given a tre
mendous Impetus to the mo.u Im
portant product of tho Islands abac',
or manlla hemp, which has no rival
In tho markets of the world, by ab
norblng several of tho older and larg
er companies, and the usu of a now
appliances which Anicrlrau skill and
capital arc bringing to bear; what.
over development, has been made In
rho mining industry has been
jo, mining inuuBtry jias nceu jny
by American capital; tho American
uowspapcr men aro also found In
considerable number.-, enterprising
ihero, as at. home, as an important
factor fn shaping public sentiment In
American enterprise has not taken
its piopcr place In water ttrnusporta.
.Hon between tho Islands, yet such
chlnory fur hivIiik labor and Incren,
lug product1'' m hiivo ;Vrcady lii--n
Inlroduced by Americaiis. and this Is
a growing business. The nuoccui led
Held 'Is Htlll large, and will fir ilsb
for many e'irs In kiiuh an uillci
for piirpu. energy and inonny of cli
l'ons of the Unlleil Plates In tbr beii
n(lt jiotli of fheuisevrs and ef the
Inhablluuts of tho islands.
NOTED ALIENIST SAYS
THAW IS INSANE
Now York. .Inn. 15. -Dr. Chaika
Dana, tho noted alio list, who exam
ined Harry Thaw, after ho killed
Stanford. White announced today that
Thaw Is undoubtedly Insane. The fact
thut Dr. Allan .McLean Hamilton
stated that Thaw Is Insane and has
been so for years and Dr. D.ina
agreeing with him makes It evident
that tho defense for tho killing of
White will bo Insanity.
th .V, ((tut i,V, . s WILL HE: LOSE HIS JOB?
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Paris, Jan. 2. Rasull.tlio
bandit who has long been
tho terror of foreign resi
dents In Morocco and re
cently doposcd as governor
of the Tangier district, lias
been taken prisoner, ac
cording to a dispatch, re
Empties Revolver Into Three
Young Men and Two of
Them will Probably Die.
New York, .I1111. 'J. Two young
men are dyiujr at Harlem 1ioiitnl
anil 11 third is badly wo.iiudod, us
I lie, rcMilt of an outbreak titlay by
an Italian, Mip;mvcl to be iinsiuie
The latter emptied his revolver in
to tlii three men, while they were
walking1 with tliteo girls, returning
from 11 Xew Year's party.
Young Woman Shoots at
Judge McDonald of St.
Louis but Aim was Bad.
St. Louts, .luiut Apparently In-
cciihCd at his aeceiideeisjbn In the
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partition Butc.4111 i5joesiaeor ne
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nttomptod to assassinato Judge .lesso
A. McDonald, In division thicb of
tho circuit court today. Miss
Well's aim wa,s unsteady and the
bul'ot went wild.
The Judgo showed wonderful com.
rosure and after tho excited worn-
it Was overpowered and the rovolver
taken rom lior. ho ordered her tak
en to tho private office of tho shcr.
Iff. McDonald Ihon resumed the
hearing of court motions.
Say Rumors and Michigan's
Governor Wants to Inves
tigate the Reports. .
Detroit. Jan. 2. Govornor Warner,
who Is HI nt his home In Farming
ton, has wired tho leader of the leg.
Islature at Lansing, asking them to
delay tho election of a United States
senator, which was lo begin today,
until he can Investigate tho rumors
that "'mo candidates aio making nu
undue use of money, and It Is likely
the legislators will accede to tho
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THE NEW YORK CITY TENEMENT
DISTRICT IS VISITED BY FIRE
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Philadelphia, .In 11. ''.
.lames .Mcl'ivn, former vice
piesiilent of Hie Pennsyl
vania, in dun gu of tho
lines west of Pittsburg,
was today elected president
of the company to succeed
the late A. .1." (."assail, ul
a special meeting: of the
board of director hero.
Will be Controlled by Japan
Within Eighteen Months,
Says Manager of Pacific
San r'runi'iseir, .Ian. li. .Mr. I'.
1'. Scherwin. general manager of
tin? Pacific Mail .steamer oiynpany
declines thai 'within ,1S nionlhst
Japan will iilually control the
coinnieri'o of the Pacific.
This declination was occa.-iuncil
by a flyinjr trip inade by M. Skir
aihi, general manager' Jot" , a hig
commercial liou.-e of Japan, i'rtvu
!iV. unlive hind lo New York. Shir
aishi returned -hero last night from
tin- ea.st, 'but .-refused to "say w'hclli-cror-ilntt
has bought thu .Pacific Mail
SAYS HE SET THE RED
LIGHT ACAINST SPECIAL
Washington, .Ian. 1!. Operator
Philips, of Takotua station, who was
a witness before the coroner's lu
nuest Into Sunday's wreck on the
Baltimore and Ohio at Terra Cotta,
said that ho set the red light against
1 ho extra at 0::!u. but tho train run
by. He Mild the nli;l)t wa.i the fm
Klosl of bis :;i years of railroading.
(. II. Ilobbs, hupiirlutiindout of
Hie Motiopolltjiii branch, said tho lu
st ructions are I bat trainmen should
Invest Iguto when no lights show at
target stations, but that Tacuma
ceased to bo a block station nt 0:.'!0
Cincinnati, O., Jan. 2.
Rev. Francis Xavior Dut
ton, aged GG chancellor of
the Catholic archdiocese of
Cincinnati, died today. He
has been failing for a
month and the end was not
Donaheu In CltvoUnd Plain Deiltr.
Lack of Water Ties Hands of Firemen and Hun
dreds of Half Clad Persons are Driven
Into the Streets.
Negro Looters Appear on the
the Police Make Their Escape in the Crowd One Ne
gro Purse Snatcher Knocks Down a Woman and
a Race War is Almost Precipitated Police
and Firemen Rescue Many Occupants of
the Burning Buildings.
Xcv Yoik. Jan. -. Thousands'
f tenement dellcr Mere drivcm
fioni home early today and two
whole blocks were menaced by one
of tlie fViTO.-t blazes of the win
ter while the fiiemm 'tood lookinir
on, unable to fight the i lames be
cause if lack of water. The waiter
in the hoilcm of the lire engine ran
low and the clews were forced ' to
draw the files from under them
to prevent explosion.
While tho fiie was burning fier
cest and (.lie sheets Mere packed
with scantily eiad people, a heors
of liiirscs were looked from t lie
stable in which ;t is believed the
flanics Marled. r, hey stampeded in
tho street and. threw the crowds
into a frenzy. To, mid to the con
fusion, ucgro-robber.s IriLsiicd tiulo
tlii burning building nnd loidcd tin
teuemcnU ilesertijil hv the panic
.sliickeu oceiipanils. The crowd iip
the .streets ra'ded the cry "negro
looters ut work" ami for a time
1 rare war was threatened.
Tho puliee . scurchi'tl tho limning
and nearby tenements. Six uegroo's,
TH I RTY ki iBtrmr'
R KHNSAS WRECK
Forty Others are Reported Injured Most of the Victims
Were Mexican Laborers Telegraph Operator Forgot
to Deliver Urders to Meet at the Station.
Tnpekii. Kansas, Jan. 2. I'nsseii
H'r I rain No. "J!), west bound, and
v '. 'I), (-;!! Iljiuild mi the Hock
U'r id, inlliilcd bi-lwccn N'oluud and
Ailai-t.i litis nun ning, and accord
ing lo (i. V. Iiourke .superintend
ent of the Kiiiisns dVisicn 110 per
sons wen- killed and -HI injured.
Ten biylics have been recovered
fioni Ihe Miinker of Xo. 211, nine of
whom were Mexicjiiis. The Miiokoi'
-cciucd t" snll'ei- 1111 si. It wiw
limdeil with Mexican Inhoiei-s,
AIR IN THE WHITE HOUSE
TOO DAMP FOR WILLIAMS
Democratic Floor Leader of the House Declines to Run for
Presidence Because He Fears the Little Williams will
Take Cold He Plays Adam and Blames it all on
Washington. Jan. 2. l-'olluwiug
the example M't by Secretary ot
War Tnl't, John Sharp Williams, of
M hsUsippi, the democratic floor
e.uler ot the house, declares he is
not 11 candidate for the piesidency.
He "ives as his reasnii that the at
Unisphere 111 the White lIoue is too
The Interstate Commerce
Commission Wants to Knew
About a BigMerger.
New York, Jan. 2. IMwanl If.
Iliirri'iiuiii, tlie liuhoiul lieutenant of
llio Standard Oil iparty, lias been no
tilled lo appear next Friday before
the intci-slutc- commorco commission
and answer iiiustiuiis coiicorniug the
ini'igiT of I ho Union Pacific and
Soul hern l'acilic. Qlhur ofllcurs of
llio tiffii'tcd' joadh' aro also uotiliod
to ppoar. ' ' ,
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Scene and After Battle With
laden wiih the loot, wore cncoitnter-
cd and wen- despo.sed to fight in
the smidic filled hallways. Tho af
fair ended in the route of thu
thieves and -their disappearance lu
ll negro Miatchcil 11 bajr of tr'luk
tJic crowd. A few minutes Inter
a negro snatched a bag of trinkets
from a woman and then kuockctl
her down. .She .seieaiued and tho'
crowd .started in ipursuil of tlw
nesjio and .1 dozen shot.-, weie fired
at him. before the police captured
him. When tho report of tho out
rages spiciid through the throngs in
the vicinity of the fire, 11 iIokcii in
ffeusie colored pcixms were btul
The fiie. al first, was of liltlu
consequence but the lack of water
allowed it lo .spiead to tho adjoin
ing tenements and the police and
firemen weie kept busy rescuing 4 lift
people from the Inllur. Tlie I'm
wlnrled in a l'tvcry stable at 420
W. ollrd olivet. This building was
It it ally destroyed and two adjoining
tenements were gulfed. Tho loss, is,,
estimated 'at -i-l(0,000." ,
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The u-sciie work is nt,w being car
ried mi. The baggage car, two chairs
cars and one tourist sleeper of No.
2!) were burned.
Ttcjickii, Kansas, Jan. 2. John
I... ui-s, the tclograpli ojionnlor at
N'olliiuil ha.s disappeared . Orders
had been issued to Kos. 2!J and .'10
to pus, at Vollrand and it is slated
the icpcratoi- failed to deliver 4hu
order to the crew of Xo. 20.
damp ami he i afraid tho
WillianiM's might take cold.
"lie sure you put it mi thut
rmund," muI Williams. "It is not
my fault. 1 hnvu no special objec
tions to the presidency, so fur us I
,1111 perxinnlly ccwvrued, but Mrs.
Williams simply won't hoar of it."
Is the Coroner's Verdict and
Lake Shore Must Answer
to Grand Jury.
Ashtabula, O., Jan. 2. Coiouor
Webster, in his verdict on tho ileal li
of Lcimoril New-bold, as tho roshlt
of tho Lake (Slifiro ra-tlroad griulo
crossing iiceiduut of Cliristmas day
holds thu ironil guHty of inurti't,
and 'puts tlio case up tq Prose
Tho train ntrui-k llio strct car at
nn unlawful ralu of speed," bays
tho coroner. . "-
m. $ r,.-tt'.Misk
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