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The Marion Daily Mirror.
TOLUME XV. NO. 109.
MARION. OHIO. THUBSDAY EVENING-. 2MABCII 28, 1907.
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DELEGATES AND' I'll
Chiefs and Committeemen Hold Another Meeting
and Notify Railroads They Will Confer
if Wage Demand is Considered.
Managers Refuse to Grant This Concession and the Strike
May be or? in Full Force Within Forty-eight Hours The
Union's Chiefs Boot at the Idea of the Federal Govern,
ment Interfering to Put an End to the Strike.
Chicago, 111.. March 28. -Grand
Chiefs Garrctsou ami Morrisoy and
two hundred committeemen of tho
locals on western railroads, met
this morning' to perfect arrange
ment for tho, strike, in tho ovent
that negotiations with tho roads are
not (reopened. They notified tho
railway managers that the latter
that the demands of the men for a
twelve- per conk increase would bo
n. subject for consideration. No
conscience will bo granted to tho
managers unles they pledge them
selves to confine their delibera
tions to the twelve per cent prop
osition. The uonacrs reiterated
their determination not to considor
this demand, and thu situation is
could obtain another conference if practically at a dead lock, with tho
they would assure tho labor cluefft unions preparing lor a strike.
Within forty-eight hours, unless
the roads recede, tho union iiuen
predict a strike will bo in effect.
Morriscy and Garretson ridicule
the plan to compel the unions to
arbitrate. Tho Erdnian act, which
provides lor arbitration, thoy as
sert, may be invoked and the award
made as prescribed but if tho
award does not concur with the
viows of the unions, they tlony Hint
the men can bo forced to return to
work, either by injunction, manda
mus or other legal process. Morr-
"The law defeats its own pur
pose. Its provision that no 0110
can bo forced to work contrary
to liis desire is simply declaratory
of the piovisiou of the constitu
tion, which miukcs tho whole law
negative, in so far as it affects
tho men. Tho law might .be ap
plied to the railroads, but wo do
not cure to invoke it. Our strike
chiefs iiro all hero, we lrnvo funds
available and aro leady to pro
ceed, unless tlio railroads grant our
GIRLS TESTIFY AND
PROMINENT HEN DECAMP
0., March 28.-
Tho special vice investigating grand
jury held sessions today. Many
young girls ha!vo testified and
several prominent men have -left
Great Northern May Issue
the $60,000,000 in Stocks
as was Proposed.
ROOSEVELT PRESSED TO
PUBLICLY DECLARE HIMSELF
CAPTAIN OF BOSTON
AMERICANS IS DEAD
"Chick" Stthl Drinks ,Carbolic Acid and the Draught
Proves' Fatal Associates Believe it was Accident
al Poisoning Instead of Suicide.
West Badon Spring, Ind., March
28.-Charles "Chick" Stahl, captain
r& tho I Boston American baseball
team, tboic carbolic acid Thursday
morning: and died In a fow min
utes afterward. Pliyors of tho Bos.
ton team arc inclined to believe that
tho poisoning was accident, although
It Is hard to account for such a mis.
Stahl and Jlmmle Collins occupied
connecting rooms in tho hotel. After
dressing for tho morning practice,
Stahl woni to Collins' room and
then returned to his own room. Lat
er ho canio again to Co111ii'b room
ard .said to Colllnp: ;"
"I don't fcol right, Jl'mmle."
"What is tho matter?" asked Col.
"I don't know," replied Staid, and
went over and lay on Collins bed.
Collins summoned Jesso Tannehlll
and socral other players." Tho
player went for a doctor, but before
tho latter arrived. Stahl was dead.
Goliig Into Stalhl's room, tho play.
crs found an empty bottlo which
Had contained! carbolic acid.
He will Testify Before the Lunacy Commission and His
Attorneys will Endeavor to Prevent Jerome
fc'v From Cross-examining Him.
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Ney 'York, March 28. -Whether
or not Thaw goes to Mattcwan
now depends entirely on himself.
His attorneys dcclaro ho can de
monstrate to tho commission which
will cxamiuo him, that ho is per
fectly sauo today and fully capa
bio of advisiug. them. If lie fails
to do so tqo fault will bo his
The fiist session of tho commis
sion was hold this afternoon.
Dr. EviiuH, tho defend 's alienist
called qu Thaw iu tho Tombs
Kvelyn also called on her 'hus
band. Sho showed that bho had
Attornpy llnrtridgo mado thu an
nouncement that Thaw will take
tho stand before , tho commission,
liar lridgo also says nu offjort will
be mado to prevent Jerome cross
examining Thaw. Joromo insists
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ni.iL nu wm ucat xuaw: as
New York, March 28. At 2:10
o'clock tho lunacy commission went
Into , executive session (or tho exam
Inatlon of Tihaw.
STEAMER AND CREW
BELIEVED TO BE LOST
The Greenland, With One Hundred and Eighty-three Per
, sons on Board is Thought to Have Been Lost on
10 , the Newfoundland Coast.
..St., Johns, N. V., March 28.
Tho steamship Orcenlandi with 183
men ou hpard isaopoited lost off
tho Newfoundland coast.
Tho vessel whloh was engagod
,in tlio syal fisheries broke hor
'main ahaft during hcuvy wcathor
,'jst Satuixlay, and during a rug-
ing blijszard on .Sunday was tlrivon
Vtaftwiinl ivl had not been seen by
.the oilier vcaspIh of tho fleet,
K' Ki ' f'Wf H he probable disastor vaa
sealing steamer Qraud Lake.
Aocordiug .to Cape. Kuco of tho
Qinnd Lake, tlu imaster of tlip
Choonland, after tho breaking of
tho vessel's shaft, attempted to
induce tho master of tho ateamor
Diana to take 100 of tho cioiy
aboard tho vessel, tbut this was pot
done, as, tljero wa-si ' iuaufficionk
loom mi tho lUann, Tho Oreep.
land disappeared ooii afterward,
iJloomy tulln-'s Jtrom tho seal
Grand Lake. Oapt. Ivnco declared
that this is tho worst season for
soalsTTi 'his fortj' years' experi
ence Tho Grand Lake lost two
blades of her propeller iu an en
counter with the ice and was ob
liged to return Jicro. ,Shu had only
10,000 seals on board.
Oapt. Knee reported that at the
timo ho left the flcot the steamer
Adventure 'had secured but 14,000
seals, the Neptune J'.000 tho
Virginia Lako 8000 'and tho Rang
er -8,000, while tho rest of tho
steamers were ompty.
DICK IRTERCEEDS FOR
Washington, March 28. .Scnntor
Dick and a party of Ohio guards
men called on iCortelyou and tho
president, today, to urge the ap
pointment of General MeMakcn as
revenuo collector nt Toledo.
HENRY LONG INSTEAD
OF RAY LONG ARRESTED
Akron, JO.,, March 28. -Tlio
man arrested by tho police at
Warwick as Hay Long, who is
wanted at Wooster .for the Doyles
tawn murder is not Kay, but his
bi other Henry.
Si. Paul, Minn., Cllnrch 23.
Uy a decision handed today by
tho supremo court of Minnesota,
the Great Northern railway com
pany mnv ime ;f(j0,000,000 of
stock, offer of which was .mado
to the slockholrtcr&t December 12,
last, without getting authority from
tho stato railroad and warohouso
commission. f,'fio couit decided
that the lcgislatuio hud
its authority but pointed
way that a legal' law
Engineer Missing and Three
Men are Probably Fatal
Warren, 0H March 23. -A
fi eight engine1, on thu Pittsburg,
Young-stowu and Ashtabula divi
sion of tho Peiinsylvnnhr blew up
this morning near Oukfield sta
tion. Engineer Watson of Ashta
bula is missing and is believed to
have been blown to pieces. Fire
man dauerof,l of Ashtabula,
brakemnn Curry of .Freedom, Pa.,
and Uownrd Sampler, were scalded,
probably fatally. Tho train of 12
mis were ditched and the loss it
ANOTHER CASE OF SPOTTED
FEVER AT CASTAL1A
(Vstialia. O.,, March 23. There
is another case
hero. This mnkes seventeen cusm I
with 12 deaths. The others aro
still ill. Theie aie new casos in
Sandusky, whom one was discov
He is Alleged to Have Seen
the Boodling Going on
San Francisco, March 23. Al
though no indictments have been
lelurncd against Mayor Schmitz
in connection with tho "latest bood
linir cxposuies, it is not because
the prosecution has not uvidenco
uuon which to base truo bill-
against him. ltuef. tho supervisor
and tho bribe givers, will occupy
the center of tho stajro temporar
ily. Sclimitz's turn will come later.
That the mayor was not a silent
spectator of the boodling opera
tions of Unci, and the supervisors.
is revealed by ovidenco in th
hands of (Special Agent Burns.
Tho evidence shows Schmitz pros
pered to the extent of more than
foOOjOOO ou some of tho more
iinpoitant boodling deals, although
the mayor denie., this.
The grand jury has lcsnuicd Lis
session injnd the inquiry will bo
diiected to- an effort to" traco tho
wiirsa of Hie KJ00I.000 said tb
havo "ncen sent i'roni IjOs Angeles
lor the alleged purpose of obtain
ing a franchise for the Home
it is stated that the money was
.-cut to an Oakland bank to tho
ci edit oi ino toicpliono comnanv.
transferred to another bank
to the credit of tno Kmpire Con
st ruction Co., nn allied corporation.
Cleveland, O., March 28. Threo
hundred holler makers of the Stand
ard Oil company struck becnuso they
were compelled to work with non
BILL BRYAN, .BUILDER.
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Financiers and the Public as Well Wants to Know
Where He Stands on the Great Financial
and Railroad Questions.
Most Important Conference Yet was Held at the White
House Last Evening and it is Thought the Railroad and
Stock Market Questions Were the Ones Liscussed A
Public Declaration is Expected April 12.
Washington, March 28. Great
pressure Is being brought to bear
upon President Roosevelt to Induce
him to make an early and definite
public statement regarding the atti
tude of tho administration toward
the railroad and financial interests.
Yesterday he accepted nn Invltn
Inst night. Secretaries Cortclyou
and Garfield, Assistant Sccrctnry Ba
con, Chairman Knapp, and tho oth.
er members of the Interstate Com
merce Commission and special coun
sel Kellogg, participated. It Is be
lieved tho Immediate occasion for
the conferoncc wero tho reprcscnta.
tldns made to the President by tac
tion to unveil a rotighridcr's monu- ,' Illinois Manufacturing Association,
n.cnt at Arlington cemetery, on Ap
ril 12, und It is expected that ho will
Mien respond to the demand for a
public declaration concerning the
railroads and stock market.
The most important conference
yet was held at tho 'White House
which' presented a gloomy picture of
the financial an J Industrial outlook,
unless President Roosevelt should do
President Hughltt, of tho Chicago
and Northwestern railroad, conferred
with tlio president today.
HUNDREDS OF ROUMANIAN
Fighting Between Troops and Peasants Continues With
Many Fatalities Bodies of Victims are
Hacked to Pieces and Burned.
Huchniesl, Koumnuin, March 23.
It i. reported that some two
hundred peasants were killed or
wounded in conflict with troops in
vat ions distiicts cif. Moldavia.
iFoitv peasants imp kilted
March 2,") in a hard fight with
troops iu the Moaxj district. The
insurgents in that section cut to
pieces and burned their victims.
The measure' proposed by the
Koveinment to meet the demands of
Hi revolted peasantry, and end tho
civil war which is devastating Mol
davia and Walliu'hia, woie an
The sovereign has ngiced to the
imaiicdinto suppression of some
of tho heavy taxes whilo hero
alter tho d'arm lands will bo culti
vated by the state or leased direct
to tho peasants.
None of the larger syndicates
hitherto engaged iu farming vast
tracts' of hind-, will bo allowed
to hold nioio than S000 acres.
Tho document also gives notice
of the intunluction ofj laws to
ameliorate the coalition of tho
pcastntry. facilitating the raising of
money to pay route, reforming tho
taxation of M.nnll holdings and re
vising the terms of tho agricul
tural amccmcuts- which at present
pincticnlly enslave the peasantry.
Herlin, March 28. According to
the. Czcrnowit?! enrre-s-pondent of,
the l.okai Ancigor thu situation in
Wnllachia grow worso yesterday.
The number of persons killed daily
is (Trowing enormously.
Three hundred persons havo been
killed in an encounter between
peasants and tho military at
Stareksio and there havo been two
bloody battles at Mastancstir. in
ono if which Lieutenant Jonilcscti
lost his lite. Tho peasants toio tho
body of tho lieutenant to pieces
and danced around tho bloody remnant-,
to wild music.
THFT REFUSED T
KEEP HNDS OFF
Foraker's Friends Tried to Dicker With the Secretary Be
fore He Lett for Panama but He Refused to
Mix up in the Deal.
Washington, .March 28. It was re
ported today that Forukor'a chul.
Icngo to fl'aft was prccccdcd by ov
ertures to tho Socretary, which tho
latter turned down. lloro Is tho
Before Taft sailed lor Panama,
friends of Fomkor went to tho
secretary with the proposition that
if Tntt would agree not to Intcrtoro
with Forakor's control of tho Ito
publlcan machluo In Ohio ami not
to oppose his ro.olcctlon, Forakor
would sco that Ohio sent an unan
imous Taft delegation to tho Re
publican National convention. Taft
declined ,to bargln, and followlugaha
rejection of tho offor, Forakor fdo-
cidod to got buBy. Forakor declines
to talk, and Taft Is away, m it la
Impossible to verify tho report. A
most blttor fooling has grown up
between representatives of tho For
akcr and Tafftf factions' hero. Dick
Is hero and will lt'eep In closo touch
with Forakor. Ho, , will? do all ,in, ills
power to prevent n declaration for
rraft by tho Republican party of
Tho Eastern Democrat: "What on earth are you doln', Bill?"
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NAVIGATION ON LAKE
ERIE HAS BEEN OPENED
Detroit, Mich., March 2S.
Navigation on Luke Erie whs opuu
od by the liner City of Detroit,
which lei,t today for Cleveland.
County Democrat bus sold hhr
paper to Horace llolbook, formerly;
editor ol' the Bucyrus Formu'.
DEMOCRAT IS SOLD
Warren. O., March- 28 .-'Editor
D. S. Fisher, 61 tho Trumbull
OFFERS TO ARBITRATE
Chicago, MarcU 28. -Tho Btriko
committeo of railway employes,
thi afternoon, rejected tho offer
of tho National Oivio Fodoratiou tol
urbitiate .the proposed Iriko y (
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