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TTOLTJME XV. SO. 18S.
MAIMOK. OHIO. TirgggpAY BYBNraG. MAltOlI Xi, 1907.
FKIOB TWO CENTS
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FLOOD SITUATION IN
Rain Falls in Torrents and the Rivers and Small
Streams Go on a Rampage, Driving
People From Their Homes arid .
Doing Much Damage.
Pittsburg .River Men Expects the Greatest Flood in the
City '8 History and. a Sixty Foot .Stage is Predicted for
Cincinnati Springfield, Troy, Zanesville, Lancaster,
. Roseville, Crookaville, Batavia, Glouster," Hamilton,
Dayton, East Liverpool, Wheeling and Other Cities are
.Cincinnati, 0., Mnrch J J. -Tho
flood in OHio and Pennsylvania is
rio win serious. Hnin fell in
torrent lust niRht. nnd the Ohio
river is at the f0.0 foot stago nnd
Ktnl risiuR. TJia sfxty frtot stajje
..At .Springfield many people
RELATIVES AND ZION CITY
The Difficulties Almost Postponed the Dowie Funeral
'" Authorities Claim the Cemetry was Damaged in
ft .. an Effort to Make the Grave Burglar Proof.
funcrnli.wns' held lodny
'w -i. in n
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between Dowic'k relatives and
iqn.Cjjyv;i,uhoi'jlies over dnmago
WANTS ROOSEVELT TO
: CALL OFF THE DOGS
Mb;gah Arranges for a Meeting of Prominent Railway
men wnn tne jf
Washington, r .Murch 14. .1. Pler
lKjntvMorgatt'H renl object In secur
ing' uii appointment with Prcsldont
jnooselij for Itrcsldcnt MJcOro.v,
qi the Ponnsylvaula railroad,' Pies,
lilont Mellon, of tho Now Yoik, Now
Jlnven nnd,Hrtfor, Newman of tho
Ct-ntral and Hughltt of the Chicago
& NQrUnyosteni wan for tho pur
pose of' Inducing tho prcsldont to
imbdlfy tho1' strict enforcement or
the Sherman nptl-trust law and to
call off tho .United States district
fattornoyn throughout ,tho country,
who woro (natructed to securo cvl
donee against., tho railroads for vio
lations or that law. Tho railroad
nion a)so (lealro to hayo the pics.
!(lon reHtrlct tho activities of the
Tho inlanders care nothing about
.tho railroad rate act, and now de.
cjare It Is a good law njid moots tho
situation. Many of tho presidents
oj tho largo railroads have declared
their Intention of assisting tho gov
ernment In' tho execution of into
laws'jand some of them aro willing
to havo further legislation enacted
by the fedornl government if the
Hlale Wglnlatures can bo Induced
1 1 0ut an ond to tholr hostllo canl.
President Itooiovelt permitted It
i) 'bqcbmo officially known Jato
vjthls nftprnoon that ho will 'reo-
llile'ly, molntiUn tho attitude ii'o MaB
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, -SUai EOUISVILLE TODAY
'Loinsvilbj', Ky. , March 14.
tuirl.vcilr mo running with
ftriko bresk',rH. Polico cnplnin
Hjl.v vpt'used tins morning to servo
:.iit tlio car barns on I ho ground
'that tho , ftlrjko breakov, woro
ormPl'nil tlio v!"id iiof ho a
jfafty t'o nufdet Chnrgrs tmvo
beiMV, preferred against itiipy.
have been driven from their home?.
The ronditops are serious al Jlosc
ville, Crooksville and oilier towns
in Muskingum county. The people
nro fleeing to the bilh. The
Miami river has reached the high
est stago 'this season, bridges Jiavo
been washed nwnv and &team nud
14. Powic'sdono to the 'eeme.ury, nearly pr.st
v nnd crowds i Piied tho funeral. The authoritic
jwiur llie relatives,, iu order to maua
Siavtt iiiirgijm- prooi.. uao ,iniungcu
Mid cenretory. Trevtir. eiilene f.'io
mTOt the on but the troublo was
I finally settled.
resident to Talk
iifsumed regarding railroad Interests.
To uso nls own expression, ho will
"stand pat." Th s annlles both to
prosecutions for violations of tho nn-
ii.irust laws, una the rigid en,..
lorccmont of the Ilephnrn rata hill.
Tho president sal( that ho will
gladly recolvo uny and all railroad
officials who deslro to discuss tlie
situation with him. 'Ho will hear
any arguments nnd suggestions they
make. He l3 open (0 conviction If
too drristlc a policy Is being nindo
effective Ho does not bellevo this
Is tho enso, but ho will not refuse
ti consider carefully facts oftered to
piovo such a statement.
' The president said he was perfect
ly wlllliiK to rnnsiil what lm hnH
oilen declared that no honestly con.
ducted railroad or other corporation
need have any fear of the ndmlnls.
tratlon whllo ho Is at tho head ol
It, hut that those doing business
dlshonettly had bettor look out.
as. he would not !u up until ho hnd
singed thoni with the law.
Tho prcsldont conferred tonlcht
with Root, Corteliou nnd tho Inter
state commerce commission about
tho visit of tho railroad men.
Washington, Maich ll. -Tho rail
road pj-csldcnts did not 'meet with
President Roosovolt today, as ex.
netted. Jt Is not known when the
confercrq will take place.
Tjiis altornonn Coqiornl AVhit-
inmi if (hob polico Tprco was hit
with n bfiejc and is thought lo bo
N"Kl H' t, I.ouls, n strike-
breaker,, whs dingged from his
m"' "!V,1 w),h,nrl on by t!io crowd.
Ho wvll die. ' r
MftjlSuC'ld. O... .Afrirnl.
miamJij9i,,v- reformatory has
been Hfti(l,A.J.The" sunnoBP.i P'nn nf
sninll pox was only1 chlcljoii ppx,
nnd traffic is 1mm-
pored. In Lancaster, parts of iho
my arc imiMuiueil aim ino tinoK-
ing Valley ftncks are washed out
for u mile. llusine'ss in Uitnvin
is almost suspended On nccouul of
Iho flood. A part of Troy is under
water. Two hundred homes are
flooded nl Lima. At Glonstcr tho
principal streets arc under water
and miles of trucks aro washed
away. The condif inns at Jlnulilloii
ami Dayton nro ."erious. At F.ast
Liverpool Iho 'flood stale has been
reached; polteiies have suspended
tuid u wnl or 'famine is leaved.
Practically every industrial plant
at AVJiooling. W. V., will lie
Loreed lo close by niffhl, while tho
if1ir.li.:..!.. .1..1 .I.. I ...! . 1 -. .
nnd several resi
deuce wnnN wil
bo"" uniler water,
men expect the
the history of
woi-sl tlood in
At Zanesvillo it i estimated
that ."I.flOn families aio. homeless.
Tin eo men were drowned. They
stayed in the hoime until the
water was twelve feel deep. The
skiff capsized when they tried to
NATURAL GAS LETS GO
Yoiinustown. 0.. March it.
An explosion 'f natural gas In lio.
I el halow, caused probablo fatal
injnry to. 0. H. h'utter of Akron.
Six rooms were wrecked, the lodg
ers being blown from their beds.
Man-Captured in Springfield'
has Three Wives in as
Pinna. ()., March 14. Henry
Franklin Dick, of Fletcher, has
been arrested at Springfield on a j
charge ni' bigamy. He is reixnted
lo have three wives. Tho first is J
said to be Jennie Vaiumy C
Fletcher. Another u .Frances E. i
Annie ( of Piuua. and it is said
the third lives in Lima. The Piquiv
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Cincinnati, 0., .March 1I. Mm.
lAifnca Jennotl Amiml)tod .suicide
this morning- by Jumping mm tho
fifth Door, of nn apartment house.
She had Just been illsrhargetf frinn
thonaylum nn cured.
Canton ; Woman Cleared of
Charge. ''b'f Sending Ob
scene Letters in
f'levelniiil ' I'.. Alm..l. 1.1 'I'lin
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jury m the federal court today re
turned' u ijyl f "Hot guilty"
in the "'!$J& Mis. Uvy Feicht,
the Cnnfoiyi7.focicty woman who
vn elinrgeil, with einling obscene
letters to prominent people.
Three Columbus Men Con
fess to Having Accept
ed Bribes and are
Columblfe'S March 14. -All
men indicteiWip the recent bribery
investigatibn;fwi!ii in court
who, is still
iin-sniR. Laiig.y Lied and .llrnmlcy
p!"nded "notfr guilty
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lii-riv il ill t
hhumnker. who confess-
pli'iideilSvgliilty" hut tho sen-
ice was ;Iclerie(l .
so uicir con-
C'oliinilmx, (.', jMnrch 14. .Indgo
l-ivnn.s. late Thursday, fined Jfeck
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P. & L. E. INCREASES
(., JfMSrch Il.-The
PitWmig mid Lnkj Kiie railroad'
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mereiiseiL eiimtnl t rom .ild..
jOOO.000 to $:iO,000,00f Tho company
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DELMAS SUCCEEDS IN
r .j ,.-11 li
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Abe Hummel is Not Permitted to Testify to the
Ainaavit Alleged to Have Been Made
by Evelyn and the Defence
Gets Out of a Hole.
Jerome Asks Judge Fitzgerald
eys not to uonter with Evelyn During a Recess for the
purpose or examining a Hhpothetical Question Pro
pounded to Alienists, but This the Court Refused to Do.
Now York, March 1 (.--Thanks to
Delmas, the Thnw defense today
oxtrlcated Itself from the bad hole
Into which It was plunged, yester
day. ludge f'ltzgerald, after, hearing
n-KUments of Dclmas, ruled out the
questloiiH of Jerome by which the
district attorney sought to get from
Abo Hummel, evldenre that. In nn
affidavit sworn to before him, Ev.
elyn Nesblt ahsolvpii sinnfnni
White from tho chnie of liavlng
ruined her, nnd declared th.it sIip
had never 'accused Whlto to Thaw.
Joninio, beaten back. nnnrnnrhPii
Iho point from n different nvnnnn.
but Dolmas again blocked his wav
by Interposing the nrivllcirn of Ev
elyn as Hummers client. .Jerome
denied that sho was HunimcTs cli
ent, and Dclmas oifered to put Ji2r
or. tho fatand to prove that sho was.
Jerome was not willing that this
should be done at this time, and
suggested that as a compromise, tho
present course of the trial should
be temporarily abandoned and that
he be allowed to put his alienists on
the stand this afternoon, nnd the
JJiirlng. the afternoon session .Ter
bine will probably reail.,'tfm .i.v,v,
thptlcal cpiestfon h0 has prepared.
Dflmas asked tho Immediate mi-
Journniem to allow him titnn u,
study the hypothetical cpiostlon.
Jerome startled the court, mam
b asking .ludgo Fitzgerald to In
stinct Thaw's lawyers- not to confer
with the witnesses they Intended
calling, mcanlnir Rmivn ,ii,.i.. ,i,..
' "e'" heard of such a tlilnr;
that'couiiel should b0 prohibited co
tn",; w,h Ills witnesseF," nolmas
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'argument by "iennrin
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lnituniit li. ti.nt..- i- ...
" 'v ihiii'iiiik .luioiiios re.
McCutcheon In Chlcng'o Trlbup.
INTO HIS CORNER
to Instruct Thaw's Attorn
Xew York, Marc.i 14. Huring
the uigiitnent in the Thaw trial
ye-'.erdav the district attorney took
on for the. first time since tin
case began a .sustained oratorical
tope. He asserted that Hummel
would swear F.volyn Xesbit told
Jiiin three days after her return
I'loin Kuiope in l!)();i, that Thaw
bad beaten her oruelly because he
would not sign papers he had pre
pared fiiloly accusing Stanford
White ol' having druaged and be
Mr. Jerome contended that she
had told much more: that Thaw
.-reined bent on putthur Stanford
White in the penitentiary; thai tho
statement that White had betrayed
her was not true; that Stanford
White had never harmed her. anil
that Thaw was consumed wiih rage
when she refused to sign and
swen r to papers containing lies
nsniiiM .Stanford White.
"Thee things were put in the
form of nn affidavit." declared
.Mr. Jerome, "and that atfidavit
was subscribed to by Evelyn Xes
bit when she knew what !su, Was
doing and what the paper contain
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"We want to show Mint the girl .MnteinonK to hmi. irummel cvnd
wjin told this reiiinrknldc slorv L'11 this howevei'. by ..saving :ha ivm
here on the witness stand sn-ofo I Continued on Page' Seven, t
ANOTHER PANIC IN
NEW YORK MARKETS
Bears Make Another Raid and Succeed in Beating Down
Stocks Until the Low Mark of Years
Xew Vmk, March 11. Another
world flurry, of greater proportion
Ihaii that which ciealed tho .panic
in Wall street, yesterday, resulted
this nfternoon when a determined
icar raid carried almost tho en
tire market down with a disastrous
The reading, which appeared to
lie ono of the chief targets of
the bear attack, reached the low
point .of !)(l 1-2, before tho reflex
PLANS BOYCOTT ON .
Ex-Congressman From Pennsylvania Objects to Colleges
nccepung me Kecent uonation ot the Oil King
Because fle Claims it is Tainted.
Washington, March 11. A boycott
of tho $411,000,000 education fund
established by John D. Rockefeller,
on the ground that tho dollars aro
tainted, has boon ' proposed by
Thomas W. Phillips, a millionaire
ol! man and exiongiessman from
.Mr. Phillips proposes that pqr
sons of ordinary means shall notify
a schools, colleges and 'churches
that tlioj will not contribute, n cent
I any or thoso Institutions solicit
OC nccCPt nilV of the TJn.l.-ifnllni
Mr. Phillips has already notified
one eolloRo 0f which ho Is a trustee
niiu ir a dollar Is accepted from tho
fund set asldo by Rockefeller, ho
will resign from the hoani of trus
tees, and v 1 1 1 rofuso to mnko Ivls
ill another linte, under tho solemn
ity of an oath itlint linked I ve
pent'iilwlutely linked sho Jias en
dined the lahing-t nnil beatiilg-
of this defendant rather thnn.
swear to his false-statements that
Stanford White bad drusged and
Mr. Jerome nrgucd 'thnt the ma
terial point of Iho case i, whether
or not Hvelyn Nesbit told Thaw
the .torv of her nlleircd niiu bv
Stanford" White. ' Without that
Mory in evidence, no declared
the reason for the defendant's
alleged infinity diiipjicnred. The
proeculor plainly adtnitled Uie
importance of young Mrs. Thaw's
testimony, and he .said he wished
by Hummel V testimony to show
her own repudiation of, the charges
winch on the witness stand sho re
newed auainst White.
"Thus, he concluded, 'Mbeli jury
may infer from her own state
ments after her return from Kuropn
in ltlti'l whether or not sho luul
within two month of thnt timn
tuid thi.s defendant the things sho
' lid -he did. "
Mr. Dclmas objected to Hummel
i.s- n witne-s on the ground that his
te-liii'oiiv had to do with tho .truth
or fnUity of Mrs. Thaw's narra
tion and was not permissible un
der the rules of evidonce. Jle will
proceed with his imminent to
Mr. Jerome's contention is Hi-it-
while he may not ntt.nck the tmt.li
or I'llNitV of "Slvs. Thnw'fl Ktnti..
nient that she wils betraved bv
While, be can attack tho truth, nf
lier assert ion that she told tho story
to Thaw at the timo .she snvs shn
Mr. Dcfmas first sought today to
interrupt llumniel's testimony bv
sliiMvijiy that he wu acting tns
Fvel.vn Xobifs legal adviser-and
counsel u'Ihmi cli. ,.i.ln .,..!..:..
I .ii.ii CUilillll
action set iu and it was ablo
recover iu a measure.
' The stock oponed today at 110,
arter having closed Inst' night at
ll.'l J-l. The brealc ip this stock
resulted iu a delugo of selling
onlors in many other issues but
fertiinntely in the midst of tho
downward rush, a hatch of urgent
and huriied coverings of shorts,
iu order to renlfco large profits oa
the short Mile, resulted in a number
of sharp rallies.
cu&iomory annual donation, which s
of consldorable size.
That Phillips is able to mako
sfinio headway with his boycott and
U noi merely an agitator' may bo
Inferred from the fact that ho has
wont two fjght.s. npiiK tha Standard.,
Tho first was of an itjdiutrlal char
acter. When PhUllpH'WteVVlio ln
flepeiulontsic,ntroh)i bul 1 per cent,
of tho oil business. Now they hold
Tho second was a political fight,
and 1 ntbat tho fmlts of tho Penn.
sylvnnla victory me to be found In
tho Hhnpo of tho law creating t)ie
hureaii of corporations throitgh
which 'Rogers and' Archbold -woro
dragged to tho wltnesH chnlr' by tho
cominlsslon nnd confronted, by, Ph)l.
lips as n member of tho mmmii
hlon, . 'a
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