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THE MARION DMLJltliltO.tJONiAY
JAN. 28, 1907,
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J. BURGESS . . . .Business Manager
A. C. HOLLAND Editor
P. M. ARMSTRONG.. City Editor
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WEATHER Fvr tonight and
Tuesday; not o cold tonight in
Mayor Badger of Columbus is
now employing plain clothes men to
ferret out violators of the Sunday
closing law. The same policy which
was inaugurated liy Mayor Schcrff
orae months, ago.
Complete monopolization, knifing
competitors, discrimination, falso
prctonscs, fraud, bribery, corruption
ol the press and debauchery are
some of the specific charges made
against the Standard Oil company,
and this is one of tho trusts' which
finds 0 defender in Chancellor Day,
of tho Syracuse University.
If Senator Forakor npeiit tho time
and energy which ho wastes fight
ing President Roosevelt, in seeking
to bring about legislature desired by
OhlQ and all other tatcs In tho
Union, he would come nearer to
earning his salary and serving the
people who faorcd him with the
high cfflco which he holdB.
The Gridiron, club, one of tho ox.
clcslvo organizations of Washington,
its membership made up largely of
newspaper men and its invited
guests few and highly favored, wit.
nessed an argument between Presi
dent Roosevelt nnd Senator Forakcr,
Saturday night over the Brownsville
affair. What llttlo Infoiniatlou has
leaked out, tells of another vlctoiy
i'or tho pieaidcnt and contempt upon
tho part of tho club members for tho
Ohio Senator and censure of him for
It is ory evident that Forukcr's
back down In tho senate was forced;
that he saw ho would ho unable to
carry Lis point and deemed it bet.
tcr to retreat gracefully rather than
be drien from hS position. lie
nas now no more love for the pros
ident than ho had when he began
his flsht, and he proposes to harass
him as much us possible. It has
iudesd come to a pretty pass when
the president of this country cannot
bo Invited to a social function with
t out javlug his acts called into ques
tion by a legislator who ha set
about to undo his work Just because
the president has secured some in.
vestigations of some f the corpoiu.
tlons he represents and who U bid
ding for tho support of tho coloied
icier, m mo race he is about to
make for the nomination for pros!
Patrons of the play at tho Giaud
Opera House, Saturday evening
when Bertha Kalich. with her
troupe, every member of which is
an artiit with ability to properly
'support -tho htar who litis a ory
brigh future before her, presented
,nn exceptionally atioug bit of ting-
,cdy, in a measure had the effect
of the piece spoiled for them. .Itibt
?nt a time .when, tho most touching
scene of tho whole play was about
Uto .bo enacted, when, tho .silenco
was to intense that 11 heavy bicath
could bo heaid over tho whole
,'opera house, whou tho ojes of
nearly every poron :n tho houso
were moistened with tears, somo
degenerate gallery god hud tho ill
manners lo. raise a distuibaiico by
laughing aloud fund, eniitiug n,
QUALITY and QUANTITY
Two things hard to coiublno in one
, article, but we givo thtm both in
'a special cloth finish correspond
ence pound paper 06 shoots to tho
H-ousd 36 cents. Envelopes to
C. Q. Wiant
CMjUJM AND STATIOimt.
Tm Home of Post Cards
PRESIDENT M'CREA OF
The new president of the Pennsylvania Hal lro.nl company, .lames McCrea,
who succeeds the lato Alexander .7. Ousntt, has been engaged In railroad
work since ho was seventeen yeais old. Ho was born In 1S18 la Philadelphia
and went to work first as a lodsiunn and later as an assistant engineer In the
construction department of tho Connellsville and Southern Pennsylvania rail
road. Ho served several other roads nnd finally, In 3871, became connected
with the road of which ho li now tho head. Mr. McCroa at the tlmo of Pres
ident Cnssatt's death was first vice president of the Pennsylvania's lines west
groan. The effect was very liiaik-
cd. The attention of the audience
was at once attracted fioin play
nnd ns tho climax was near it was
impossible to get back into the
spirit of the play before the cur
Tho man who caused tho dis
tuibaiico paid twenty livo cents
for his seal, while many who wore
of sufficient intelligence to appre
ciate the work being done paid
three, four and six times that
amount. It is seldom enough that
an artist with tho nbilily of Freu
linc Kalich pajs Marion a visit
and lessons such as ate , taught in
the "Kroutzcr's Sonata'' come sel
dom enough. PcrsoJns who patron
ize good M)lid plays like it should
nt least bo protected against men
with hearts o linul that ,they
cannot be touched and who havo
not sufficient maimers lo lcfrain
from oinlj.iri siting (he actors, hpoil
iug the eflect of the r woik and
aiiitoxing the entile audience. If
the identity of the men and Imvs
who me guilty of .it.impiug theii
leel, whistling through their l'u
gei, and jelling, to denote their
appioNal and emitting' gio.nu- and
giunts to express their d'Vnppiovul
can be learned, they should either
bo denied admission or ejected
fioin the house a few limes just as
If a man cannot affoid lo pur
chase a seat in any other pait of
the house it is all light and proper
for him to go to the g.illciy, but he
can bo a gentleman in tho g.illciy
nnd not endeiuor to attract alten
tikJu fioin the stage to himself,
w hile among thoso who hai 0 manners
enough and intelligence enough to
nppieciute good work and absoib
the lesions being taught.
Tho high handed piece of leg
islatiou upon tho pait of tho city
council at its last meeting, contin
ues to bo 11 topic for geueial dis
cussion upon the pait of citizens of
Mnrion. This feeling that an injus
tice has been done to Iho pcqplc
is not confined lo tfho letdduuta
of the sticct south of Walnut, but
fiom nil parts of the city, since all
1110 inoio or Jess affected by tho
move, to force tho pavement.
Every foot of paving laid in ihe
city incieascs tho rate of taxation,
since a puit of thu expense must
bo borne by thu e'fy. Miuiou poo.
plo uro piogiesoivu enough lo
rnisn no objection tu paving a
sheet which r'jeds jiah-ing and
'vliich will ipiovu. of sufficient bene
fit to the city to warraul tho ex
penditure of tho money. No ob
jection 'a ransed by nujone. wheth
er icsident of fliii stieet ui owner
ol pinpcity 111 any locality in the
city, to paiing (South PiospccUUect
as far as Walnut. When tho people
tnkc into consideration, Unit tio
resident proporly ownoiu houth of
Walnut htreet mo all opposed "to
tho llaving and flint.. 11 number of
44 'i -'Ai'h ' '. A IIB U, ' -
tfafffflW! ?illin nrrrU'i r-nft I- ' ni '
them will be compelled to sell their
propcry because of itho heavy
assessments resulting from a dou
ble impipji-'invnt, when they ic
incuibcr that only thico or four
years ago the county commissioners
expended a lrtrgc sum in repahing
the Pi-ospect pikc'nnd that this im
piovemenfwas carried as far north
as Walnut t-ticct; when they ica
lizs that the iiupioveinent has been
authorized, unprcly as- a speculation
for owner.?' of iVucnnl Jots along the
street, wllcu they learned that along
the wholo stretch of seventeen huu
dred feet of jiaraig. only ten fam
ilies reside; when they lenlized that
an attempt was inado lo pabs n
resolution to pave, without their
knowledge or consent, and when
that plan failedi a leprcsentatiive of
n paiing company wus secured to
eiiculate 11 petition, when they
hear the staleniento of tho property
owneis lli.it they neier signed tho
petition nor uulhori.od any other
pcrMJii to fcigu it for I hem; when
the see tho piolesL iglled by ev
ci ouner of jnopeity which is
iiupuHodi'Svhoii they ee their tax
uite being' iiicionsed to pnc a
slicet which U iinuecc-niy and
which is piotested aaniiist by the
peoplu lesiding on the sheet, -their
sense of right and justice uscrU
itself and ;ndignatiou i- expiessed.
The uld "Bu-jinesS Man's eouc
cil" of a few j car ago made a
lecoul which it was thought would
not be excelled in yeurs. but
when it comes to high handed leg
islation the pieent council has file
"Busicss Man's Council" laid away
in the shade.
Driit ot Comment
A western man. just homo from
a visit to Boston, upon being ask
ed what ho thought .of the people
of "Tho Hub" Muted Unit Jie con
sidered the average Uostoniun both
tho broadest and the nnnowest in.
dividueul ho had overinet. JIo was
brond becaui-o of the unusual edu
cational facilities his eitv affoid-
edj-ho was nanow because of an
inoidinalo anccstr.il pride, which
oft-times, manifested itself in lho
form of w cll-dof Jued repuguaiifo for
those who descended frui meio
liovveis of wood aud drawers of
How well the western man's
opinion of the Boritonians can bo
made lo apply to thu tidniinislra
tion nt Washington and tho mom-
ucif tu me senaio ami house, a
resumu of tho woik of lho just
year-will suffice to show5. Tho al
titude of the picsident and the Re
publicans iu congiess wUh regard to
such measuies as lho r.tilioad rate
bill, tho pure food luw and tho
Biovusvillo affair, stamp the party
which they Tcpiesent as both the
broadest and the uaviowcst political
tn-ganization of which History bctus
ii ecfij-d broad by icason of long
continued conlnet with goveinmou
tal, affairs; narrow, because of
small, tiueaii and liickv lesoits lo
As iiuiv be recalled, tho railroad
rale bill, an administration 'lucas
1110, was forced through both the
venule and lho house by icason of
Democratic clinmnionshii): but ralh.
er than &po any mombite of the
woik. tlHViprcbidjntl coilscnUd 'to
numerous aUiondnientt, on the pait
VI L.u ......v.r rlU..o .... w
beis and IhWineasiire Wat pascd;A'"'o ranroaus anpwea iuo awnu
in .u.1i forh .13' Irf wilder it nrac- "d to erect Its tanks at Gotfmileiii
ticalh ineffbctivoi The baino can
bo said ofrthe-cdllcd puro foodp
UU Sinn ui iuu ou-:im:ii j.n.u iu i
law. Democratic championship was
discouraged and the, mensuro t'iwnl
nto the lrauds' of its enemies
through precis 'Of n.neudmenl.
DiMjiisicd willi Mho long-drawn
out contruveisy oVer the Urowns
villi- arCiu?"luidv"fe.uful lest tho (
Diesidelil bi" ma'de'-to suffer at the
hands of his 'oiiomles, Senator Black
burn of Kentucky' iitiodueed n res
olution in the senate, which in
el feet amounted t a suspension of
judgment with regard to the piesi
deiit's net loir until such .1 time as a
thoiomrli iiivestigiilion bad been
made by the sepale (oiniiiiltee. Tho
lesolutioji w a bombshell in the
Hupubl'eiiu'. -antis It w designed
to test the sinceiily of the paili
.i pant- in tle ilnlinte lo compel lho
'liends and eneinics of the picsident
to g.i upon lecord. 11 as brief,
but it contained the .solution or the
liven the rredjMibtuhle Kouikcr
paused. The adoption of the reso
lution would not only mean an
end to the debate but .1 viefoiy for
the piesidcnt while ils le.ieetiou
would lend to pvovido shrd hrdlhd
would tend to piovoke u long and
hitler fight in tho lauks of the
The resolution ninikcd the begin
ning of the end. Neither l-orukcr
nor his allies could "l'""" lo Pcn'
Iv nntaniizo the picsident. uut '"""" .v.i.B...B bi-uh- iai, rv-ji-to
otoforr measure piepaicd by 'o'" 1'iactlcea. Some com
a Democrat, proved the most galling $' wf PS- Howf far
V: " r .11 n ....! .nnfomneos " mrcndcd act will provo adequate
uuug v ... - """"
weic Jieltt nnu ways auu juvaus
devised to steal the Democratic
"thunder.," Thcpresdeiit upon be.
ing advised oft he situation, i caddy
.ravo eonsenl. just as he did dining
the pendency of the laihoa'd lato
bill and puiqfooiVhvfl. TJo Black
burn resolution' wis taken from
the files aiid'ichashcd." On tho
following aftySPO, as. substituted
entire, Mr. plackbuin's ' "copy-
right" JifivuiftiPMrecn deliberately
Thus it 'may 'be seen how tho
"broajil" 'Republican scoffs at
sutfeited with goveiifmcntaL affairs
contracts to' the" upiiovvost possible
limit when ,the vrclfaio of lho paily
is concerned'-fnLiko dlic "bioad"
Bostonlan lioWau see no good in,
any one of ijpletjian " ance3t.-y. H13
" broad VrtRepuWJeaJi scomffs at
good in evorjfSFfoim 'f .toffeicd-by
any other UliiiV? uV member of
his p'ai;ly Aifd .thcMWl that
Piesidcnt'' 'UoosevOltU Vluplojs tho
power of .his high 'Grritf 46 assist
in tho pailisaii gauif:, slumps him
tis ouo. who,, tliough lie .may bo
bioad nt limes, is io constituted as
lo be ablello lolitinct lo' infantilo
But the. Dcinoeiiifs :u coiigicts
havo been taught "a valuable les
son one which theVn'5l"l,ld never
foiget. Jleieafter. in nil nuitler.s as
lietvvecr tlii'.piosrdi!nt,"and congiess
in wbich'pel nieasuies and peisounl
feeling aie involved..' Ihe Deinii
erals should allMv the Republicans
to fight it out.-1'iess I'Ost.
Continued from' Page One
"Information appeals to huve
been given tho Union Tank line, a
creatuie of the Stuuard, concerning
the wheioabouts of its. ears, while
such information was not furnished
to other owners of tauk cum.
"MRS. ERNEST THOMPSON SET0N.
Ko noted haw become Uinest Thompson
u..v w in-.Boiiiij iit-iHiminnce, nun 1113 eeieujity seeins (o bayo phsem-ed some
wlint the reputa on of his wife. Mrs. 'I'hoinhson li imi- ,. i.i,.i.t. i ;..i
lo a abate of tlmt public esteem which
Known as a book designer, though sho has written acceptably for newspapers
nnd UaBa?(iiqa and liufr'pubjlsliqd n book or two. In 1817 Mm begun deslruluir
bonk- covers and'tjIo juW'' j?, (Uk novel Hue of wotk tlioiiUiiiKo a'speces
HIRE RAILROAD .MEN,, A
Maiy local agents of roads 'have
been in tho employ of the standard
, -- -- ,-.-..-..-- :
PO'nta on the railroad right of way.
JeiU3C inia PnviieEe 10 map-
..'". F so,n.
' "" ', "'", lavvo "
tnttiin.1 I ki li ITh ttrt.t UlninH let
uiiyinu 01 111c iiaioua un i., on 01
tho Stamlaid companies, moct of itn
lubricating and signal oils, thu prices
(infif I'm till.. tn.t In.r- rill .t1ilr.li l lf
three, grades, being mibilandally the
same to tho vnilous loadc. The con.
iracL gniuraiiy (sjiiuinju n guaraiuy
to tho mad that the cost of lubrica
tion uluiU not exceed a ecrtiln num
per "nr "mile Or engine mile, nnd
provide for oil Inspectors nppolnted
by tho ell company to supervise the
use of the oil. The (laiena com
paiiy h raicly called upon to pay
auyt'ili.f, under tlio guaranty, f and
the jukes obtained by tho oil com.
pany are extravagantly high.
ACT ON TRIAL.
Closing Its idlseubslon of the dlffl
cnltlos confronting the government
In coping with all the-o evils, the
"The amended act to legulalo coin
meico makes the existing pipe lines
com lion curlers subject to ihnt net,
and ihe power to preset lho Just nnd
reasonable rates, lCRiilatlons and
prac Ice-, after complaint and bear
ing, U tonfened upon the commis
sion. Uut the plpo line tariffs filed
with the commission are 'alleged to
be Jf no actual advantage to the
independent opeiators. Tho com
mission can act upon these polled.
",CH my ,v compiaini nas oeen
Hi n.ln .ilinltnlinlttn nnnllti Hdl-n. ....
correction of such Injustice
as no'v cxlts In respect of this tnrr
Iff is lo bo seen." ,
O! What shoo barbains at Smart
So Says a Young Man Who
was Captured by the
Delaware, O. Police
Deluwurc, Jan. 2S. Overcome
with leni'irse and with tears stream.
Ing down his face, n stranger glvlug
the lfiiino f loi't Run) 011, who hud
been held on suspicion by tho Dehi
waio polite for the ptibt four days,
yesterday tonfose.l to Chief of l'o.
lice .Matthews, it U claimed, that ho
muid-red IiIh father at Williamson,
W. Va., two weeks ago.
The man, who Is 10 )eara old,
says le nnd his father weie at work
In a logging camp nnd a quariol
iticse over tho son's excess'lve dilnU
Ing, wl.eioupon. he pulled a lovofver,
shooJiig his father twice. Ruiiyou
f.Cd. leaving the dead body In tho
woods wlieie, he says, it piobably
still lrnialris utidlHroveied as tiioio
was nn ono within six mjles of the1
scene of the alleged murder.
Runyon came to Delaware last
Momlav and his actions lod to his
being taken In chaigo by the police.
Tho louil authorities have not ip.
celve-1 any word fioin Williamson.
The man's story Is believed by the
v Smart &
Kelou4, the man who Luovvs nuliuuls"
comes to peisous of talent. Hue Is best
Flesh Drops From Bonea 'in
MRS. THOMAS BUCHANAN
Cannot Possibl) Liv e Says
Bride of Nine Months Lies at Her
Home in LaRue Praying for
Death to End Her Suffering.
Mis. Tnomas lluchauuu, aged
twenty, a blide since last .May, was
honlbly burned at her honle three
mites west of LaRue at !)i.10 oVldek
Sunday morning. She was building
a flro around nn old pump which
had fi07,cn up when her clothing
bccatim Ignited. .lie started to inn
to a neighbor's In her excitement,
and with tho bieeze fanning the
flames, she was soon enveloped In
Mn. Buchanan was at home alone,
her husband having gone to Sun.
day school at Mt. Victor)'. Somo
boys playing near heard tho woman's
screans nnd hastened to the scene,
but wero too badly terrorized to
rendor assistance, and ran hastily
home nnd alarmed their parents.
1 When tho neighbors gathered at
tho home they found Mrs. Buchanan
lying msldo the kitchen door, faco
downward and almost every thread
of clothing butued from her body.
Tho flesh was so badly burned In
places that It had fallen off .ex
posing the baro bone3.
Dr. TltBivorth, of Mt. Victory,
was Immediately summoned, and
used (very possible medical means
to easo tho woman's teniblo suffer.
lngs. Tho physician has pronounced
recovery impossible Und tho con
scious victim is praying for death.
The )oung huibund Is almost pros,
trato with grief over tho terrible
sufferings of his )oung wife.
Japanese Fishermen are Af
flicted with the Disease-
Washiiiglon. Jan. '-&. Cholera
Ims. loken out among "the Jupuuuso
fheinien in the Philippius, Dur
ing the liHl week for which the
uut'.oritiPs here have icceived n
locnul. 11.1 ciihes. weie discovered
with 711 death?'. ' Only oiu death
occuried during the week in the
city f .Manila. The greater number
of e.ise.s aie lepoiled fioin llola and
Perish tho thought tlmt the novelist
or playwright should be tied down to
historical necuiaey! Lady Dorothy
Novlllo quotes nn amusing eonespond-
puce ociwcoii iiuiwer I.ytton ami her
My Dear AValpolo IIoio I nm nt Bath
botcd to death. I am thinking of wrlt
1118: a play nbout jour sroat ancestor. Sir
itobort. Und ho not a sister Lucy, and
Uld alio not marry a Jucoblte?
My brother promptly replied:
My Dear I.jtton-I caro llttlo for my
family nnd still less for Sir Robert, but
1 know that ho never had n BlPtcr Lucy,
ao sho could not Jmve married a Jacobllo.
However, this 'mattered little to Lord
Lyttou, for his answer ran;
My Dcr Wnlpole-You nrc too latel Sir
Robert had ft sister Lucy, nnd sho did
marry a Jacobite.
So, iu defiance of history, the play
"Wulpolo" came to be 'written.
ArtlsU n Slu Vnlnlera.
It is Eiirprisiug hnw many noted i:ng
lish nrttets began llfo by painting luu
hlgns. AmouK them were .Morlaml. Da
vhl Cor, Honing ami Sir "M'llllnm
Heechey. Mlllals palnteil 0 Georgu and
Dragon slgu for tlio Ueorgo Inn, Hayes
common. Another (Joorgo and Drugon,
nt Wnrgruve on 'Xhnmes, bus a double
sided sign painted by two It. A.'s, Gor
ing on "Xhnmes has a sign from the
brush of Marcus Stone, It. A. There
are (.Igus by Walter Ciauo ami Cuton
Wooilvlllo at Grtiysholt and Flttlc
worth, Hogarth painted n uumbcr of
signs for nlendly(publlcau3.
Color nnil Llitlit.
The peculiar simplicity o'r the coun
try darkynn the sopth is Illustrated by
a story tojd by a congressman.
An od negro had gpuojto, iv postgf.
flco In Mississippi and offered for the
mall a letter tlmt was over tho weight
specified for a slugle stamp.
"Xhjs is too heavy,", sajd t,ho post
waster. lV'ou wljl bayo to put another
stamp on It." .' ! v
Tho old darkv'M ovom wIIauJi i no.
tonlahraent. "Will amidder stamp
make It any lighter, boss?" be nslfeil.-.
Grand Opera House
fo establish an
Rcftum of the popular
In ho: great Dramatic Iutor
pre;acn of tho CHARIOT
New Coon Melodies
. Now Illustrated Songs
Pictorial Travelogulst tolls of
Fast cjid Present,, illustrated."
with actual moving .andrista
tionory pictures of lbe
In Moving Pictnrcs '" i
.i., . ..i.- i ......
Reserved Seats 50c
Gallery 10c- 2Cc
SPECIAL MATINEE Thurs
day 3:30. All childron 10c.
at Smart &
s ' t n
Eight Hundred Men Entomb
ed but Seven Hundred Es
- cape ThroughAnother
JJlle, Fiance. .1,111. 2St Eijjht
hunduil men. vwn'viujr iu l.ieveii
lollier.v vvcie today dumbed by an
('.NploMtiu of file diiinj). Tt was;
nt fii-nt icpoited that twenty men'
vveto killed, but later es.tim.ite.s io
dine t'heo figures. .Seven bundled
of the m'neis tiui aliuudy accountetl
for, havjiij,' leaehed jhe sttifacc
tliiou.ii oilier shafts. Tjvp eivil4
engineers and -the overseer are tho
only cues believed killed.
at Smart & Wad-
Aro tho only i,tovo3 that
has a roal good h'trong
guWauteo back of thoin.
Wq absolutely guaranteo
tho firo box for years,
and also insuro against
my buckling of ovon v;hich
is a common occurranco in
tho ordinary stovo .or
range. Then wo ask you
'o run no r'ok in. rogardi
to baking Qualitios but as
sure thorn all in fact we
consider that tho h'tovo is
ours until it has provon
iperfectly Btifaqtory, 'u
Come in and look oyer
these utoves. Lot the sales
r,t'ri oxplalu tho different
polnti of superiority over
others and wo feel that
you will buy Buck's and
no 6hcr, '
MARION URt I
I : l!L M ' "Si:-K