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VOLUME XV. NO. 180.
FOUR HUNDRED LIVES LOST
IN EXPLOSION OF A
Another Disaster Occurs
uesmp "Jena" is Wrecked While Laying
in the Harbor at Toulon.
Main Mga2ine Explodes First and the Smaller Ones were
Blown up Shortly Afterward Fragments ot the
. . Armour, Docks, Superstructure and Small Boats of the
Vessel, Mingled With Parts of Hum'an Bodies Sent High
Into the Air Defective Torpedo Caused the Disaster
Fragments of a Shell Thrown Into a Crowd ot Specta
tors aim many injured
Toulon, France, March
oxploalon Jn n powder nuiRnzInc on
tlir, French battleship, ''Jena," today
KMiltcd In tho death of -100 officers
nnd men, and the Berloim Injury of
more. The battleshln was
The "Jena" Was lylnp at the ar.
senar dock' within the harbor, While
Hie? pflccrs were making1 the
rountlfl thcro came a frlRhtfiil re
lwv'. followed " by others In quick
.miccosslon. The great platoa of tho
veasel woro torn nhtindcr nnd frag
ments of armor, rlet-Ks, supers! rue.
tuc,' small boats and mangled hiim
ar'reraalns wore hurled high In tho
Kollowlng tho explosion, which
vpeeUcd the main mngazlno, came a
fil'.ecesslon of lessor ones, na the
smaller magazines and torpedoes
wont up. Terror seized the officers
He. Goes to Washington to Try to Induce Roosevelt to Let
'. TTri'lfi rnvnnratlnno tTcniiiiSnll.. 4U. n.!l 1- --J
- vp.y wuhii.uhuuo, juopcittiiy uic Aaiiruaas ana
- to Thu9 Restore Public Confidence.
;yaslngtpn, Oiarch 12. .1. pier.
pnLMargaii,-. tho Now York flnan
clcr, canie t") Wifshlngton In his
private car last night and went Im
mediately to tho White House, whero
he) was In, conference with President
i.uyauriiUfj ur imuu umii iwd UUUlJ
The object of Mr. Morgan1 vlsltN
hoosqvgi for nioro tliaii two hour3
-'Ajf"' " . " .i r. ... , .
Y.'aB!to itroo tho Pros dent to fnlto
pom'ectjbir to "allay Hie public
anslety "nftw threatening to obstruct
railroad , Investments and construe.
Mr, 'Morgan pointed out to the
president, that ,tho financial Intercut!:
of- the counh'y are greatly alarmed
a: thu attltudo of tie administra
tion, .toward 'corporations nnd par.
tleularjy tho railroads.
' At '.r, Morgan's earnest reqiieht
President, Jlott'jevolt has agreed to
have- a, conference with four leading
lullroad ,prsldonts, Messrs. McCrea,
ot tho Pennsylvania, Newman of the,
New YorlCentrnl, Mellon of the
New YotVNeyir Havon' hnd Hart.
Icrd, apdHnghltt of tho Chicago
nnd Northwestern, to 'determine If
Romp nercement can bo reached as
to tho relations between tho rail-
, mads and tho administration, it is
probablo that K. u. Harrlman,
head of tho Uanlman lines, may al.
so partclpato In the conference,
(which, It l understood, wljl tako
place at J'e.Whlto House some time
Kf the latter part of tho week.'
VAffor hoarding his train shortly
after mldnljjhj to return to Now
Yorlr, Mr'.' Morgan dictated, tho foj.
- ."At tho. rcauest of many business
. pi before loavlpg for Kurope, J
canio to Washington to seo tho pres-
Idpht, tot illsoiuss the prespM buslneHt
'nidation," particularly ps n'ffeetlnB
tjio" fall tracts . J suggested to tbf
FfvsldpnV hat It would be grentlj
in the. publjc. Intorcst If ho would
ky- ,Mr McOren, Mr, Newman, Mr,
Mellon arid "Mr. Hughltt and confer
with 'them aB " whnt stops might
ho taken "to, allay the public anxiety
now thre'atonlug to obstruct railroad
tuypptmonts and coii3tructon so
iRujch. needed nnd especially to allay
tkAnlihlli nnvlntv na in ihn roln
tjHf)jvbf!.w0cn tho railroads nnd the
'M? TOSSES!, Pil'ii)i n,un , HW
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in the French Navy-Bat-
Arsenal may oe wrecked , by
unci thp crow and wild scenes were
enacted An deck as shock followed
shock. Scores ot men jumped Into
ihu harbor nnd It Is believed many
were drowned. The shock of tho
explosion caused the cntlro city to
trnnble. Tho ".lonn" Is an
aimorod' battleship of i2,fi02 tons,
and' carried 'flfty-olght guns..
The caue nf the dialroiw .ex
plosion was n jlefeelive tnrpedcv
which wn lieins mlitnteil in tho
This -ct off tho entire
Score- of hod e., were iucinernleil
in (lie blazing sl'j) which flames
and force f the explosion welded
into n mass of .scrap iron. The
re.scuer-t were driven hack hy the
sprcadiu;,' flnine. Dozens of In
jured, who were unable to ilrnjr
themselves i'roni w veie burned
alive wi(hiiiL'ulf view of tho people
on (lib dock.
I.ato this aflernnon, while the
docks crowded with people waieh-.
would bo glad to nee the gontlemnn
D. P. Yoakum, chairman of the
beard of directors of tho Chicago,
Hock Island and Pacific railroad,
v. ho had an Interview with Prasl.
dent Roosevelt and members of tho
Interstate commerce commission re-
Mitv.HMio vjnnm;nv tumjinani'iu u-
5,Bn,!?R th ra,,10i"1 Bltuatlon, to)d
iTcsuieni noosevei!, in it tiio acita.
., . . . . c "huu
tlon. and legislation In various stiites
regarding two cent fares and tho re.
unction In freight rates havo mado
It almost Impossible for the rail-
loads to negotlato loans on their
securities. He declared that the
"railroad men are willing that the
supervision of tho railroads be con.
tranzea in tne national govern,
"That." ho nddod. 'would . restore
enfldenco and give the president to
understand that the railroads wls.i
to obscrvo tho laws, and It would
stop tho hostile legislation In var
Washington, March 12. Mor
gan's "sit to Hie White llonsa nnd
Hid conference of President Itoose
velt with railroad jliesidonts Me
Trea, Xowninih Mollen, and Illicit
ill, Tluiihilay, nie the' sensations
here. Tho general opinion is- that
the railroad pivsUenls aie crmin
on their kntfcs.
, The recent Mock panic in Wnll
htreet is attributed principally to
.tho inycslicnt'on of lliiriimau and
this invest iat'on is attributed to
Ijoo.spvclt, IJiiniinan exposures
mndp it iiifficiilt for the niiliomU
to horiw money. Koosovelt's acti
vil:e in railway let'orins came
whop, nearly every biy sy.stcni is
after , money. Trouble in raising
imiiioy..'j oim tiling whieli led Har
1'Lniaii to call on IJoosovolt.
It is, reported that Roosevelt
ir ready ftr five nlleutinu In
what thqrt nijh-oi',1 people had to,
say. KposeVolt wanted to ho
shdwii. 'flip railroad nimrnale.s will
'v. . OHsirno. It is nKn nl
portod Unit IJoo.sovqlt wants cop-I'v-.1"
."'. '"iMl'Mnto Coin-
Ifiercl). OcWlrflHSoil , '..oiilin! mr
wtm lj)ck- opfl f(l(1 fa $ '
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MARION. OinO. TUESDAY EVENING.
1113 Hip slrpjitirn, a sllell exploded
oil the vcssol' mill fragments of
wrccljno jwimluk'ik many T This was
followed,, by niiotjW oxjilosloi:.
There is jrenl dnuirer Jhn Ibo Ar--iinl.
will 1uv 'In eil by. tin' explo
sions. m ,
.The ".Ij'lin'' was tine "I" Iho
finest vessels in Ilic l-Voiutli imvv.
Saloons in Ohio are now at
the Mercy of the
. , Legislature.
Coliiinbus. ().. March l'J.-Tho
ronstifiil'iiniility of the Jones local
opt inn hVv was upheld Tuesday
hy thi! .supi-enio courl in the caso
fioni Lucas county.
Anti-Sitlnini Lcniriie leaders say
this 'derision jiuts the snloon husi
ncss, iij ()hi completely - at tho
mercy of the legislature.'
Stranger 'Saves Infant from
Horrible Death at the
v. Father's Hands. IA, ,
M'nterMHiijr, W. Va., March 12.
MYjIlinni !::, a well-to-do fuim
ei!. 'li' llanisvillo Ititehiu L'oulilv,
ls;))l .iu at . that place wa'liii!
tnnl on a. chaige ..of cxticme
cruelty to liU ' sivtceil-iiinn lis-olil
infalil diijigitiir. Tho WsoOms re
nmrkable fealuu'.s. , ,
itifit,'-1. w'l-hiu to rjd hinisotf and
f.uiiily i(f tin eaies of tho Jiltle
lot. -en tiiidny,- it i,s alleged, car
lit'dri inlo" the ciuiiilry, a iisti(ucn
of four in us fioni ips hr.nie, ami
jilaced it under u chinch, thinkim?
it would die of Hlarvation or else
frep to death. After tho infant
had endured the hardships for over
21 hour-, on onday a stranger
pass injj the church heard its weak
ened cries and rescued it from a
ciuel-death. Humane Arenl Thom
as ("oleinn f lbs city, was noti
fied. In ought the. infant to Park
eislnmr Inst uighl nnd !aced it in
(lie Ciridien's Homo.
Jtigs. the. rather, il is said,
has confessed his crue treatment
of the child, saying ho wanted to
gel rid !' t. The infant will ro
covor.Jjut is in such n condition
that nil nails havo dropped from
HI I Hill
i.mmfliinHi iimno-iwimAimmin MBMg iiimi
J f Kfi " ft ft i-
i-. JOHNSON IS ..
l BRYAN'S MANAGER,
Oloveland. . n. mkI.
12.' It (leV(tnnorl tiofn fn.
, ayfthat Tpm Johnson has
' agreed to take charge of
the calhpaign of Bryan for
K' !"-Residency. , Johnson
wilt bo to Bryan, what
Hanna was to McKinley,
HAUGHjWILLBE . i
, EXECUTED APRIL 6TH
ColutnlMW. ().. Mmvh Ti.-Tho
supreme ccrtirt tin, inoruiiig'nffiim'.
I'd the decision ot ti,. lower courts
n the case or Allien fi u,.,i.
I'ixinir thV.lntc of execution "as
Am iiilrmilniigu was found guiltv
ot Kiiiuifrj'iiis fat her. mot I
I lift 'and
liriMher. at Dinton.
Former President of France
Who Resigned Because of
D .rey f us Affair is no More.
Paris. March 12. -.lean Cnsimir
I'eriur. x'jnrcsideiit of Fiance, died
Imlay. Hujlind been 'ill s'nee Oc
toiler.' llijfjvns prnminent political
during' j hi
life, was elected
piesidenl in 1S!). nnd. resigned
HM i estimation
c I to
be due to the
Mob Threatened'to Lynch a
Pair "o Bank1
Manclu'sicr. oyh. March 12. -The
militia war, 'called out l-nlav
I" ,'iuard Hie two'hauk ndibeis who
wero arrsieil Inililowinir up tho
bank at Mnsoih-ilfc.. , March, (ith.
Jiom mob vdcncjf. The militia
is hislrueled lioof kill. The
m lion lollowed .lliii, ousting1 of the
jrinnd jur.. w-Tiu' was " decJarod
illegal, and whu-lu' therefore ean
nol indVl Hie men-. Angry eitieiw
I'-DtMjed a mob hent 'on 'a double
TulAf TACK UE1BA
'icguclgal. Pa'.XlIondiiras. Alnrch
U. Colba, tho most important port
ur Honduras, l3- thientcned with Im
mediate attack by7,NIcarnguan naval
Miidgepoit. t),. .March 12.
Tliree hundred men at the Crystal
(lass works were" tliiowu idle to
day because twelve, coopers struck.
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MARCH 12, 1007.
JEROME WINS SIGNAL
Fierce legal Battle Fought This Morning and Jus
tice Fitzgerald Rules in Favor of the State in
Allowing James C. Smith to Testify.
Stanford White's Brother
inaw biiortly Before the Killing is Placed on the Stand
and He is Expected to Give Some Testimony Which will
be Damaging to Thaw Jerome Hopes to Prove Premeditation.
New Yoik, .March 12..lcroino
won Jiis nio.st .sijrnnl victory for
the .stale lodav when .Insiice.
ntZ'.e.ald decided to nllnw .InniM
'. Smith. hro,,cM-.aw ,.f I m Hoon .3 ! '"K, " ,Tr'
Stanfiird White, to he placed .,,, tVff i'ftlfK
ii :in,,Ti.w in.3 '" ,,!"L,Sd,"T! ii rm ,,,iU ,,U "iv
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FIVE PERSONS KILLED
IN RAILROAD WRECK
Fort William. Out.. .March v.
Pno people verc killed and many
hurt In n wieek of the colonist train
on the Canadian l'ncliii. .niii.,,i
near hero today. Tho wreck was the
icstilt of a furious snow storm.
Money Missing From Sub
Treasury May. Have Been
. Loaned to a Bank.
Chicago. .March 12. A -new Held
In tho lnvestlcatlon of the sub.
tunbury lobbeiy is being exjihjrcd
b tho federal authorities. It was
suggested that ioiuo banking Institu
tion of Chicago needed-a large sum
to tide over temuirary difficulties
and Is respouslhlo tor the disnjipear.
ai.io or tho $173,000.
l'or the last week the secret sorv.
Ice bureau has been directing nearly
all of ltd energies In the direction
of fixing tho Identity of some Chi.
cngo baiilt or trust company, that
was in an unsound financial condi
tion and to preserve Its commercial
life nnd to fae Its officers fiom
cells, npmoached tome cmnlovo of
tho subtreasury and made this prop,
"We need 517.1,000 for a day or two
to tide us over a visit by tho hank
examiner. Von are In a position to
lonn us this mon.-y without Its be
liie missed. Let us have the money
and we will pay jou a bonus. You
take no risk. We nro responsible
Nath-ln Detrolt'Frw Prtti.
VICTORY OVER DELMAS
in-Law, Who Talked With
since (he kiiliujr and lelurhed the
lal time after tho state ItTd rest-
?" 1N ease. .leroi'ne s in.-e then
I .VIPl1 ,,."lv .." Iniit Smith V
".v. mil tin .'rounds 'iMinitv
Sends Message to the California General Assembly Askin
That Action on a Proposed Measure be Deferred
Until He Can de Heard-Action Postponed
Until Next Session.
Sacr.iniento. Ca.. Maivh 12.
.'cidenl Jtoo-civclt has again ap
pealed to tho JeeUhiliirr. nC i.r..
lonuil tost() jj .lapancse legV
lation. The 'president has soul, a
telegram to (iovcinor fiillette, urg
ing that the legislature suspend all
Japanese loyislntiou and expre-sing
the fear tl.al the aelion ol' Hip
M'liate Saturday u passing the
two Japanese hills and a resolution
may lender iueffeem'" his effort
to ecuie exclusion of Japanese
lahoieis by JVieudy agi cement
The giiveruor tiansmitted the
president's telegram o the assem
lily wlieiu acton was to have
been taken mi the i, bilk im.i
the i eolation adopted by the sou-
me. wiiu a message rccojiuneiidiiig
iiid urging I hat the piesidenl'
icmiest be acceded to.
On Stanton's, .motion the assem
bly l- a viva voce vote decided
li take no act 'tin on the bills on
The niessag" is as follows:
"Action of .legislature reported
in tliu morning' papeis most un-
Wanted by a Father and He
Offers Thousand Dollars
Pocatcllo, Idaho, March 12. j:d.
ward Slack, n middle-aged widower,
living near Klba, bouthweist of here,
who has made a considerable for.
tnno In mining operations In Idaho
and .Montana, oders to give $1,000
each to tho men who marry hl&
elght.duughters, none or whom baa
'er had a husband.
Slack makes his unique offer tinon
londttlnns. hmvnvpi'. ilinf lmi thn
grtat majority or marrlageabfo ,inon
fiom aspiring to h ad his dnughtors
to the marriage altar. No man will
bo eligible to marry ono of tho
daughters who was not born west
of tho .Missouri River, and who 1h
not living In Idaho or Montana at
tho time, lie makea IiIh ptoposal of
mnrrlago, Nor will any man ho
eligible who Is not betwepn 21 and
Iti years of ano. who cannot furnish
a certificate of goo'd character iiom
the pastor or the church to which
ho holongs, and who cannot satisfy
.Ml, Slack boydnd all reasonablp
doubt thnt ho does not smoko or
PRICE TWO OMITS
rented in m,iKinr out a case of
firM degree murder, premeditation
In the Icstimony yesterday,
Smith got far enough to say thnfc
Thaw was scnnninir the audience.
:w if lookintr for soin? ono. lb ta
believed Smith will say their con
versation was- about " "justifiable,
The entiie moininjr wa.s taken iir
with the holiest legal battle of tho
tnal .and Dolman was defeated.
Onring the moininp, .Jeromo pur
Or. J'M'iit on the stand to tes
tify to a vis.it he is said to have
h'en paid to hi,,i hy Kvetyu and
lack Harryinore, tho ncto'v. Tho
defense prevented PJmt from tes
lif.vujr but (loromc go; what ho
wantel. as the inferonco that
I'.velyn and Harrymorc sought tho
doctor , advice, was hoforo tho
Thaw mado thi,- statement con
cerning the groundless story that:
relatives ilcsii-nl i,;, . i.
c ,. ; """ i'inmirn
fmm Ins we.
I lift IttlKI.! .... .1 1 ..
' .. ,' '""oersiaiKis tbcro is-
. imniiis behind the in ni.
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I'm lunate in effect upon my ir
is (o .secure exclusion of Japan
esu iiihorers' by friendly ' agreement,
and I contimieil will .-probably ren
der jcecih '.v-lsliilfon rf congiUM
of- that urjiftsc meffoetive.
I leae secnie suspension of fur
ther action until receipt of letter
The action -efered . in hv fh,.
ptvsident was tho nassn. rti- u,
limit iii1' ihu mm c ..uji.i
...I . . . "f" '"- VIJIIUII'll
when fiWt entering pn'mary schools'
" yn year.s. the measuro pi-epared
y the Japancse-Koroan Kxclusion
league Hulaiutliutr tho question of
.mii le exclusion to a vote of the
people and a resolution protestm-.
'gainst Japanese naturalization. "
Ihemessag,. ,hvntC(1, wmcthin
ol a sensation , tho lower house.
" h. Johnnn niwe, ex
P'v.sscd hi-: confidence in the co'v
''iir and president, beloved tho
natter ,od ,e cft t0 tIlc J
'. thnt it be the .scns of ,h0
nembly that no action i, ! "?
Oil the .I.Mii'iiiM.-n is... ...
session. '1'ii-siioii ai uu
The motion was carried.
chew tobacco, drink, swear or gam.
Slack says he has laid by 8,ooo'
o be g ver, his sons-ln.,, dHbat
each of them win i i.... ..
on his wedding day. The la.Kl Cr"
a.e u estern.bred girls and tho old-'
Is 37 years or ago. They are
regarded as attractive.
FIFTEEN GREEK . . .
LABORERS ARE DROWNED
Heddlng, Cal., March 12. Twcntv
tcur Greek laborers started to eios
the Sacramento rver In a boat ntv
I'ltt .Monday artcrnoon
Hie boat capsized and 15 of thn
men woro drowned. i,ik t.n,itn..
nao been recovered.
Tbo men worn employed by the
New Dolmar.PItt ra'll.oad.
BLOWN BY ROBBERS
Moienci. Mich., March 12. -The,
post office safe was blown and
WOO in money taken. Tho Toledo
polico have been warned to look
for the lootirs.
. NO BOOTY SSCUHtl)
HunnQwell, Kansas, March 12'
Tho vaults of tho Upton Savings
hank wero. wrecked this morning by
dMinmlto, The lobbara wr a
tectcd before they secured tkn.
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w.c;V,.j . " "V i.' at'
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