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JTOLUME XV. NO. WO.
Large Factory, Lumber Yardsind More Than a
Score of Tenements Wiped Out and a Num
ber of Lives Lost as a Result.
Aberdeen is tewept by a Fire Which Orjgnated With the
Efploion of a Keg of Powder-The Ohio at Cincinnati is
. Still Rising and a Sixty Foot Stage is Expected by To
night Number ot Casualties in the Lower Ohio Valley
' is Placed at Forty-Three. '
Wheeling, -W. Vn., March 1?.
Pirc thte morning destroyed the
Warwick pottery, And twenty ad
i.Muny persons -wero rescued from
Ihq,' upper, windows in skiffs while
othcrrt Tju'mpcd fromi windows into
tho .'flpod nnd w'ero drowned.
Jfhc bodies wen? swept nwny and
the 'dead iiVc estimated at from
seven f cloven.
At Jlridgcport tho plnnt of
the AVotr- Lumber eomnanv wn-
destroyed also tho -surrou
houses. -The Ipss is $lf.000.
JU '- - - I
mm hall is
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. if j
liyateriout Explosion Blows Out the Front of the Building
4fiji& FlPollowsMany Members of the Socialistic
, J. i - Colony Have Very Narrow Escapes.
c6olrii'itiVg:lowdl)(l, was totally
FiftV-fifC men. wnmrn' nnd nMU.
rep itrrovly escaped death in the
.NewYork, t March 1 li . Helicon
TTnll.1 'nnW ,sHhrtUn- cniinlldi,.
!OjHroyciyinjH morning, aouowuig n
njysjetib'ifl 'Sjcplosfon wliich (ore out
IhiiWntoC tLo building.
.irfwt Prohibition Laws to be Adopted and the Initia
Uiyl'and Referendum is Sanctioned "Jim Crow" and
j.Aiwmns ounrage jl&ws
Tliof'eentittMttlonal convention ufte
completing .'ilk work, of drawing
r AfiotK-off jaws to govern tho
P&RWjiiU"h0Tr. statp of Oklahoma
d'iljoirnqd pino dio Friday after
noon., :..Thc'constitulion ns propar
Ai; vC knui i ii. nnnn.A
epeeial 'docjion-Aug. next.
v'Thrti smitimont. nV Hin ntrn
lmftibfft siflTOrted" upon tho consti
tntjon, RUfl if it ts ratified wmio
inb(cniU'afoiJhi.s' will bo tried in tho
Itwr 8!ter Tlie, convention Yn
.'nmivitn,! " V TOO llftn..'.!,, .,.!
"pjmposol " of 100 Democrats.
r'robibhL'ftfhiij most ' itirpi
mansirft...kllicil Dv tlio ennvi
"iTiKi r.-r .- ".'.. --'..
was t hio provision Toiauvo io sop
afjilekv'cqache5t for whites , iind
ucgrpQs, vn.lti9iigh flio Democrats,
hd been' pledged to insert it. gov
era' clcateH nUcgetl that I'resi-'
donli Itoosovdlt would, roject the
conslittvtipn ,it tho "Jim Crow"
tooviftjoil w.qre aloplcd, nnjl warn
ing Je'tfew V'Cro sent delegates by
Senator? ' Tillman and Pottiu and
K Wonlan (uf fmgo was dofented by
Hl 'fxsyf voo. -"Tho,
iitltifitivo nnd referendum,
pMcwwd 5f ftr , the Oregon law,
is'M&pted', us'whs u pl-ovision
pK)vidfne".rfJtr."tlio nomination of all
iroWOew and 's United States
'JdhntAiU Kir ltllti(i ir. i
'fonatbm Jiy, primn'.
;sion nn ftiiito offices is
Sijiiwl lt ih prmlded thai
9taTnlia!HhnS. cluill nnr'. tin.
..ir .- ..v-
ptfOiclaMmj,nnd Indian Territory
forAfiraliflc'ntion oi rejeetiou at a
ADDS TO THE
Coney Island, a pleasure resort
in Ohio was swept away.
At Wnnenton tho school houso
and seven houses wore- carried
At Wheeling the river spreads
from, the .Ohio hills to the West
Virginia hills ' and business is sus
pended. Commuilifi.il inn 1j tutuitiln
only by skiffs. The water is slowly
receding at Wheeling.
Cincinnati. 0.. Mm-nli 1H.T1
river this moi'iiinn- iinn.io ni r.T t
feet and is still rising. A fiO foot
su-igc is o-MH-cteil, by night. Hun-
DESTROYED BY FIRE
flames. Oio employe is missing,'
otic is fatally burned, uud William
Monjngi(o, it professor of Columbia
.university, Alice McOnwnn, the
novelist, Ida Fisher, the writer,
Mrs. Grace, McfJowan, another wri
ter, nnd Mi Summer's, secretary
to Sinclair, were bndjy burnt...
uereaiea in convention
Oklahoma will bo a prohibition
state, tho most stringont liquor
law in oxistqneo, prohibiting not
only tho salo but the introduction
of liquor into tho state, being pro
idcd that Indian Territory must
accept prohibition for 21 years.
Tho convention provided that tho
whole stato shall voto on tho ques
tion, nnd thero in ho doubt that
tho enabling net will bo "mado uni
form over tho wholo stalo.
Provision is .mado for a- state,
railway commission to no offectivo
and a U-cent passenger faro is or
dered. ltailwny companies are prohibit
ed fiom owning any productive
agency, of a natural commodity,
a provision particularly intended
to Cover coal lands.
A fellow hcrrant law is embod
ied. Corporations nro prohibited from
owning more land than "necessary
for tho operation of their busi
ness. The ""issuance of watered stock U
prohibited and tho Iwoks of all cor
.orations are mado subject to in
spection nl all times.
.Qrpprntioiis to deal in real es
tato outside of incorporated cities
Tho legal irate, of jnterest is
ficd at (I per cent and tho con
tract rate ,nt 10 per cent.
A , compulsory ,nud separate
school system is established. ' ,
Coulnusionsv arc created, on labor
and arbitration, vharities, insurance
railroads, agriculture,, oil, gas and
CtlmUlMr?1?!. TM ninl ,i:ol..l.'.lrt .M
KonalorJaU."''(tisttiJctsA'. and; ' mi
,JjP"n lye drftTwta; Al it ,
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MARION, OHIO. SATURDAY EVENING.
drod.s of homes here aro inundated.
The loss of life in the lower
Ohio valley to date, is placed at
forty-threo as follows: .Chillieothe,
2; Mingo Junction, (I; Athens, 7;
Xolsonvillo, II;. Trimble .1; Mar
tk'tta 2; .Sanbinn 1; Zniiesyillo -J;
Circlevillc 2; Wheeling 11; Park
Aberdeen, 0., March 16. -The
business section of I ho town wn5
swept by n. disastrous fire. A keg
of powder exploded, and several
business blocks was destroyed. Tho
town is partly uilder water.
Oloustcr, O., March 3.1. -This
oty is pnictically isolated by water
Appeals have been made 'U fhc
gcvemor for ihclp mul he is trying
io jjci am nno tite stricken town.
Chillicotho s losfs, mainly to rail
roads, is esiimated at 1 ,000,000.
The Hood is receding.
Pittsburg Pa., March 10. -Tho
flool here is subsiding rapidly. At
nine o'clock the mark sliowo.l po o
The. maimum was (1.2. Thousands
aro homeless nnd hundreds aro linn
go. The los will run into tho
millions. Foity blast furnaces with
an out nut of in.ooo t.,M ,nv ,..
out ofv business.
SIX DEATHS OCCUR
FROM SPOTTED FEVER
Castnlia, 0.. March l(i. Six
deaths have occurred from spot
ted fever in two weeks, t Thirty
people Jiavo already fled from
town and others are preparing to
Governor Deneen Calls on
the President and so
Washing ton, March 1(1. Gover
nor- Dcnecu of Illinois, who vi&itcd
IVesident Roosevelt today, an
nounced that .Speaker Cannon
would bo Illinois' candidnto for
tho presidency next year.
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waited mW rSm tPtS
60fnf out to ' !. Wmmmmim I I Ljfi
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, THE BOAT RACE.
London, March 16. Cam
bridge won the annual boat
race from Oxford today
by four lengths.
Two Mine Disasters Wine
Out the Lives of Manv
Berlin, March It!. -Two mining
disasters entail the los of. one hun
dred lives. An explosion of fho
damp nt Klcinrnsscln, l.on-aine,
caused the death of sixty-five mi
ners and injured twelve others.
And tho elevator in a mino at St.
John dropped 1000 feet, killing
Him Has Been
SteubenvlllQ. 0.. Mnrcli
perjury charges apalnst K
banks, Bon of the vice
ttcro nollcn this morning,
never be broucht to trial
Fairbanks elonod from Plttshnrir
and a cha'ree of neriiirv resnlteii
fim his seenrlhs the license.
INSANE MAN CRUSHES
HIS MOTHER'S HEAD
off. Mich, March io.-
iiiVi. by . the Idea that
r ttftB ehe-ntl.,.. t,lm .,! oy
some one was cheatlm? blm nut nt
bia property, Joseph Hnnitil crushed
his mother's hcadtwith a stick of
cord wood and slashed her body.
WALL STREET RECOVERS
I FROM RECENT PaNIC
l ! hi r
New York, March 1fi, Tho Walt
Mrcet market hasi recovdred Its tone
totiay. Tiie pan'.i: is apiinrenth
n t . 7t ,-f", . T
Coluinbus O., March Jb. James
Mills, formerly Hri'inqulsitor at
Kton, Ohio, suieulettodny by shoot
mV ' ' .
In and turn.drarau.ndi and w
' S" S. -w "w ..'I II.
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MARCH 10. 1907.
RECESS PROVES A GODSEND
They Needed the Time to
mows Received oy
of Battle Being
L . '
Jerome Succeeds in Getting
I TO tho Til ft r anA tl!n Ca
.w , juV mo oioicmcnis were very Damaging
to Thaw and Evelyn Reputation of Hummel Will be
Assailed by Delmas-Four More Alienists Will be Placed
on the Stand Next Week.
York, March 1(1. -Today's
was a godsend to Thaw':
hard puccd lawyei-s, following the
teirific blows dealt the defense
in the Inst few days. It gavo them
time to airaugo new line of
battlo and prcpaic to oflNct the
dninaging testimony oi lawver
Itummcl nyd Smith White's broth-cr-in-lnw.
Thaw's nttorneys began n confer
ence early. Kvcry nyailablo moment
until tho reconvening of court
Monday, will be utilized to pie
pare their ca.o in sur-rebuttnl.
The present week hn.s been disns
Irons for Thaw. Monday, Jerome
ecmed beaten, but hv 'e-ettbiw in
Smith's diicct evidennn .P Tli.'.
rational conei-s.T(ion. m-in.. i ttm
J shoot inir nnd his apparent, hunting
ior wnne. Detoie l(, hilled. J,i,n)
hacked by Hummers contradiction
of Kvelyn's story, has completely
It is expected that the defense
Monday, will attack llummol's, rep
utation, showing dint his statc
monts mo not worthy of credence.
Thaw's lawyers bchevo tho July
will bflicvo Kvelyn. rather than
Kvelyn. Mrs. AVillinm' Tlmw n.,.i
K ilZ T i "Ti ' , ,ni0, ""'"
Sf1' 'I'l'1 ' 'n W.
V1" . 1.f"n.'sS wlt lUl her mill
tint ( ountev ol
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niioiil hvt'lyn, apparently giving the
Jin to tho e.-trangenient story,
The lawyers lor Thw hayj nn
nounced that they Till hftvo four
new alieui-ts Monday fo
the Mnlo'w e.vporls.
N'cw York, March 1 fi. With Af.
torney llelmns fighting him, everv
I inch of the way, J)isricl Altorncv
.leiomo Friday Afternoon .secured
i from Abraham Hummel hi mm.
I ''l0.'0, ':,01' i,s to tho affidavit
! which it is alleged Kvclvn Ncsbit
I Thaw made in Uio lawyer's office
tin 100.1, ehnrging Harry K." Thaw
with beat ins- lier whim elm nt,i
-Vbttar In Chlogo Int.r O.l.n.
Recover From the-Heavy
tne Defense-New Line
Formed by Delmas.
Lawyer Hummel's Testimony
i. . .
hint that, the statement, thnt Stan
ford White .had d nigged and ruin
ed her was not true. Tho Hummel
testimony eamc during the after
noon sOi-dou and Mr. Delmas,
first objecting broadly to all of
Hummer.- testimony, offeicd -a
specific objection to each ques
tion. Justice Fitzgerald overruled
every objection nnd Mr. Delmas
had except ions noted to the rul
Kvciyn Xcsbit Thaw, was called
to the stand in the effoit oMhc
defense to keep Hummel silent.
She declared that she had called
upon Hummel in his professional
capacity and to seek his advico
iv a lawyer. Stanford White had
taken her to tlTo lawyer's office
with that end in view.
Justice Fitzgerald declared that
admitting the proposition of conn
el and client. Mrs. Thaw had
herself waived the professional
privilege by giving her version of
what transpired at Hummel's of
fice earlier in the case. Tho bond
of sociecy once removed could not
I'nsueccfiil in blocking Hum
mel's tfntilUOllV. Altorn.iv lllmn
in cross-examination, brought ad-mL-.siou
that 1 he witness Jmd been
cnivictod ill December, 100.", on a
charge of conspiracy in the same
court room in which Thaw is being
hied, lie further admitted that
two indictments for subornation of
perjury are pending against him,
ffset i "in- hi. uiesf indictment
Jl-lli'hnrpes him with having caused a
iaise aiiuiavit to he made.
Mr, Jernmo protested against the
witness "being dragged through
the humiliating details" of his I
EXPRESS TRAIN RUNS
INTO ANjDPEN SWITCH
Three Persons Fatally, Th.ee. Seriously and Seven Others
Slightly Injured-Tram Crew Left the
Switch Standing Open.
Bancroft, Mich., March 10. The
Atomic Express on the Granrt Trnnir
dashed Into a freight on the Billing
ere, hub mornlnK. i:nirlmer
Cl,w., i -...O...V.W.
buried under tho ilchrls nnd will die
Newark, O., March 10.
O. Kalieefe, .suicided today
state insane hospital.
He Barricaded Himself in
His House and Defied the
Xauesv llle, March 10. Havlnc
escaped f.-oni tho court house, l-'ri.
day, while bis trial for forgery was
in progress, Washington Trottinan,
n wealthy farmer, returned to hi
homo near Otsego, barricading lilm-
scit in tils house, and defied a noh.sn
of deputy sheriffs to nrrest hint. Of.
lleers laid siege to th6 hous. until
Trottman, yielding to tbo pleadings
or ins (inugiitor, surrendered himself,
PRICE TWO OWRTti
trial, but .lustico Fitzgerald decline
cd to intorferc.
Then Mr. Delmas asked Hummel
if he had not heard tho speech
made by Distinct Attorney Jcromft
when sentence was nbout to bo im
iwsed; when .Mr. Jerome urgeit
the court to pass tho longest nnl
heaviest sentence within it-3 power
upon Hummel, ns ho "had been ?i
menace to the community for 20
yea in. "
Justice Fitzgerald sustained an
objection to this and Hummel was
not compelled to answer.
Mr. Delmas asked Hummel il!
Jerome is pressing tho charge,
"He certainly is," said the wiU
Hummel '; testimony in brief
was. to the effect thnt" Evelvn Xes-
bit hal told him among olheo
tliiny-j that Thaw had beaten lior
when she relumed to si?ni n.inint
lie had prepared charging Stanford
uue witn ner netrnyai; that bo
had dictated a statement to a steno
grapher in the presence of Mistf
N'ohit and Stanford White; that
tie gave ttie -niiidavit to two of bis
cleiks to take to Mis? Xcsbit in
the Madison .Square garden tower,
and that the next 'day fhc paper
was returned to him with Evelyn
Xesbit 's signature attached. IJn
kept the affidavit until Mis Ncs
bit called and demanded it. Ho
rolWd to give it to her and turn,
cd it over to Stanford White, ad
vising linn to havp a photographic
llummcl first said ho had him
self arranged for photographing
the affidavit. hc photographic neg
graphcr came to his- office. A
few moments later, boweror. Vi
completely contradicted himsolf on
mis point, saying be did not make
the nrrniiiroinonts! thnt: fhn nhnin.
grapher did not coino(lo hit oilxca
and that- ho had not so testified,.
After Stanford White had the copy '
made he icttirnc-d tho original' of
the affidavit, tho photogrpahio neg
atives nnd the prints mado from the
negatives to Hummel, who swore
tcday that he subsequently deliv
ered the oriejiinl affidavit to
Miss Xeshit and has not seen it,
Abraham Snvdeekpv. n-nn v
HuninielV clerks, testified Hint 1i
Continued on Page Tour. ,
Ten passengers were, Injured, three
seriously. The swlteb was left op
en by a freight crow.
. lAintas Irani UIICKKMl, am
Tho express train buckled, amf
LONDON HAS A
MILLION DOLLAR TIRE
London, .March .10. A. million
dollar tire today ravaged the lum-
niiii mnnuiaciuring tistricts
Ashtabula Republicans . go
on Record as Against
the Senior Senator
'Ashtabula, O., March Id'. -Loading
lepublicans of Ashtabula coun?
ty cheeied formor prosecnton
Stardkey, as he denounced FovakoiJ
last night . ,
Kvcry patriotic ' hoad shoiM;
hang in bhamo'," ho said, 'whW
wo see a senator from ouv state,
fighting every'' reform ndvocttv
by the nresident." " -,
llnrlon was Hie giust,; of. hortiW'-j