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The Marion Daily Mirror.
VOLUME XV. NO. 201.
MARION. OHIO. SATUJRDAY EVENING. MAECII 30, 1907.
PBIOE TWO GBNTS
FORAKER WANTS VOTERS
TO DECIDE FIGHT EARLY
HeWants Ohio Republicans to Make Choice Between Him
'''.''-' and Taf t at the Regular Municipal Election
Washington, March .10. -Senator
Forakcr haa dotei mined on his lino
Ho decided last evening promptly
to Bead a formal communication to
the neuuliHc.ih Btf.te chairman of
Ohio, Senator Dick, loqucstlng him
tu sen that a meeting of the state
central committee Ih called. TIiIb
meeting Is to he for the purpose of
calling the primaries at which dele
gates, If Senator Koiaker's plnn
goes through, aie to ho chosen to
the convention ylilch Is to express
its preference for Ohio's) candldnte
foi the presidency, as well as for n
IN ROUMANIAN INTERIOR
Peasant Men, Women and Children are Shot Down by the
Troopsi-Troops Were Surprised at One Place
' , and Slain by the Peasants.
TInchaiosf, March .10. Frightful
stories of butchery of poorly armed
peasants by nitHlerymon, copio from
t ie Interior. At Caneschtl, the troops
cliargo d n band of peasants. The
rnoiC dropped to their knees to' beg,
for )fo and thd women, with child.
rc,n, hanging to them, 'rushed in
fiont,p( tho knoollng peasants. The
THE EXPRESS COMPANIES
TMUST EXPLAIN ALL
Interstate" Commerce Commission is Hot on the Trail of
the American, Adams, United States, Pacific
, , and Wells Fargo Companies.
Mflfnli' 30. Tutor
Commeico fninnilwion lia
fiegun imesligaling Ihe. miothoilh
ijprci.4 companies as common car
rier of interstate business. Tho
American, Adams, United Sjntox.
Pacific and 'Wells Kaigo express
t'ohipnnie-- nio asked to file within
Nothing will be Done at
Chicago Until He is
Chicago, .Mai eh JSO.-Knapp nnd
Nelll, after conferences with tho
railway managers and leadeis of
trainmen wjren a ranort of tho sit
uation to P,esldent Roosevelt. lie
will probably Instinct them by tele
giaph nu to the noxt movo, Heavy
picssiuo will probably be hi ought to
bear upon both sides, urging a com
IIoosovcU'b icpresentatlvo wpio
told by the railroads today that they
couldn't -pay moio than they hava
nffoted, nnh Iho employes told thorn
that with tho high living expense,
tjiey couldn't l'e satisfied wlth,lejsj
than (heir 'd.omaiuis. Neither Knapp'
or Nelll would talk untjl nftor thoy,
.have heard iioni Ttoosotclt. '
Wv GIVEN A REPRIEVE
London, March 30, As tho lesiilt
of a tromondous public agitation,
Fprnco Raynor, tho slayer of Wil
liam Wiltely, tho multi-millionaire
imerchant pilnce of London, was to,
-$$ 'day grnt ed a repilevo and tho
iVf. jrteath ontenco wlU'bo commuted to
iervjtuilp for ll(o,
March 30, -Secretary Taft
i:.RH)riiing on ino um""
mfjr,Tlie paity cepari.
Mhrfiln fw Panama. the decision beyond, Jtowy,&' u ' v!' .
mtfmMmPT-'itHrirm'u -i lit Vf n 1 Lftf)if'ffiTTmFifaiii'i'rti--Vn' fliAfiil11 'nn ifi'-'-ir i
United ,8tatcg senator, as outlined In
Senator Voi akor'B , recent puhllc
Se;iator Dick Is already unofficial.
1 advised of Senator Forakor'a In.
tuition. It is his opinion that the
primaries in question can readily ho
combined with the municipal elec
tion next November, and he will
prpbably urgo the adoption of th.it
This wllj Inject the presidential
and senatorial questions Into the
municipal campaigns though Ohio
this fall. Ko dnte for the pioposcd
convention has yet been discussed.
tioops fired a vo ley Inlo tho crowd
killing kioioh of men, women and
At another point, tho peasants
greeted the troops with cheers. Tho
soldicrci weie received and laid aside
thcjj'iiurnis to cat. Tho peasants
d'ew their weapons and killed half
of the soldiers befoic they could fleo
to their lrrses.
.10 day, a verified Malcment show,
iug how anil lo what extent the
ciigiiuvtl in iiitiniu. Mile or unnu-
ling, oi fcmxijrmnt'ii'- or commission
of coinmiidities transposed by their
lines. Tho associat'ous declaio
they will be Riven a chanco nt tso
Is the Note Received by the
Lady Who Saw Sup-
Oliver. Del,. Mai eh 3Q. Dr.
Man in u convoked his farm to
Ins Kin and wiys ho will spend his
life hunting: for hi-, kidunped son.
School teacher who told of. see
imj imsti'iiniiM men near the Inr
vin I'm in, f.iiiio.ed to he tho kid
ifnpci'r. hti. rcieised a wauiinp; note
cioitiiiiiiii wordb. "Ilowaie. you
fold," and n f-kull mid erosshona
wns piiiuid lo it he hlnckhonid' in
lliu whim! house.
Lunacy Commission Decides
it wiil Hear What
He has to Say.
Now Yofk, lnv nO.-Tlio Thaw
lunacy eorpmlssiou hold n secrot
sessjnn this morning mtd mado fur
ther examination l Thaw. Tho
cemmissiou dccideil that Dr. Hum-
num. mu expert who..snyi Tmw is
now .nd UHweyit ivas iiirfano,, conhl
leslify. ,ThLsi8 i-epntileipns .vio
tnry fov Jqronio npd my postpone
DUCHESS OK MARB0ROUGH
COMING TO AMERICA
1'iuis. Mnrdi IjO.-Tlie Duclicss
of Mailhoniii'.'h is expected to sail
for Anieiic.i, April f. with lier
I'nlli6r W. K. Vaudciliilt. Slio will
visit New 'l oik nnd Newport,
Followed by Murphy Who
Used to Play Ball
iKc.rt Wayne, hid.. Mnrch III).
D. 1 Murphy, an old ball pla,ur.
who fonnoily placed with "Chick"
Staid, anived today lo attend
HtnhlV funeral, lie icjiistcied.
went to hi umni and swallowed
oniholic acid, lie then"rnii;r for tho
hell hoy and was loiind dyin-r. lie
was dead in fifteen minutes.
At htenkt'a.st. Mi phV sluled
he had been depei.ile ever since
ho heaid of vS'ahl'.s death.
Springfield Official is Accused
of Embezzling the Sum
,Spiin;:lie!d, O., Mnieh HO.
Seiwationnl developments in con
nection with the final lepnt of the
irriind juvy made Thuisdhy ceu
nig: weie levealed yesterday when
it was announced that Churlc C.
Iluuer. foimer cily nuditor, has.
been indicted on four separate in
dictinent eh.uin: hint with cm
be.lenent and Iniceny of tho
city's money. The" ""tuy tine
liillft' clni-'e Mr. Ilauor with em
hiyileiiienl and laiceny of .tl.'JH2.
Included in the fqiir iiidictnienls
nio foui'tcen counts
Mr. Unucr. nccomp.inied by his
attorney, John Ij. Ziniiucrmaii, mid
his cuiisiu, Chaiies i. Unucr jrnvu
himself up. He wa icleiiseil on
.),(I(I0 bond. I'.iuor, who wiw m.ir
lied two years nj" 1 iliss
Shiiley Xeal. only daujrhler of
CoJ. .lames Ncnl of Hamilton, for
mer counsel to l.iveipool, has
of late been livinj,' in Cincinnati.
He i, by niitriinjje a ncphow of
Price McKinuey of Cleveland. The
nauer.s aie pioniinent in local mi-
One Man Killed, One is Dy
ing and Six Others are
Younjhiwii, ()., March HO. One
man i deai one dymjj anil six
badly hiinied'ns the resull of an
explosion iifMlie l.owellvilte plant
of The Ohio' h'on and Steel coin
Two iiiien;Jveie on lop of the
furnace when the hell blew ut.
The olhiM'j men a tempted to iecne
the injuie'd' nieu on Imp and wete
badly burned Jietoie the eajje could
I like I hem down. The furnace is
Columbus Brewery Workers
Given to Understand
They Must Live up
to the Contract.
Coluinhiis. 0.. Match .'10. -Tho
hiewery worker.-, weie told today
bv the international seeietnry of
the union, thnlf if I hey violate thoir
eon 1 1 nets and, f; out .Monday, tho
A'i:-iiean Hedei.itiou if Labor
will lie e.xpecled to provide men
to inn the phuit.s.
Tho owners Say the demnnd will
he i el used.
Stiff Wind Fans the Blaze
Until it Could not be
Laurens, S. UTHgiMiiieh .10.-
Diiven hv a slifffwind. fiie ves
teulay sw'cpt hoth tl business and
le.sideiitial sndiimn'flfif Newberry, a
town of S.ll(K) pop(ilatiou tliuty
mics souihcasl of'hoie, and caused
a Iiks that may leach half a mil
iou dollai.s. Appioximntcly halt' a
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ANOTHER BIG STICK; ON THE ISTHMUS.
V . t SSjt , "
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J-hY'n i Tr.'ffm fBHrabiiSrr -
bundled residences weie. destroyci?
and u scjio of business houses in
thin' p.tit of the town nio in ruins.
The conflagration started in
the i ear of the Xewbcry holol
at U::il) oelink in tho morniui;. A
rale was blowing and tho ilaiues
spread with gieat a'.fln'dity. Tho
cilieiu became nlntiiieil and ap
peals for assislaui'o were telegraph
ed In Columbia and to this city,
bill engines could md Tio .scut'
inlo Newbeny mi account of tho
destruction of tho uiilio.id tracks.
The Newbeiry the dcpiu tinent
CNcited eveiy effort to check tho
Hnnies, hut the lire was beyond
eoittiol. Two hours alter ' tho
file bloke out the entile cily water
supply was exhausted ami tho
town was lelt piaclienlly at
meicy of the flaiuos.
Completes Her Term and is
Released From- the
forineilv of Van Weil
who was sent up for ten years iv
tin owing vitniol in the face of r.
gill of whom she was jealous and
causing her death completed tho
ten.n and was lele.ised today. She
lefuscd to say whoie hhc will
go but she is e.xpecled to visit Van
Weil and then join her husband nt
I .ik Angles-.
SUMMONS SKNT BY
(Washington, March 30. Chaiies
nilcy called at tho White IIouso to
see the president, nt six o'clock this
morning. Tho piesldcnt was not
receiving nt hat tlmo.
The president summoned mo by
wheless telegraphy," snld Ulloy, "To
come to Washington to testify In u
murder ttlal." Officers com eyed
Klley to police hoadquarteis.
IS NOT ILL.
Washington, March 30 .
Offiiial denial is mado
at the White House that
President Roosevelt is ill.
Ho had a slight attack of
indigestion Triday xjt at
tended to Us duties asKus
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irfii'lirikiM iiv,'if VlMfof'TVYiiifikryrll'liito'-vVlfli
BIG SCANDAL BREWING
IN REPUBLICAN CIRCLES
Pennsylvania Bosses Demand
Pittsburg. Mnrch 30. What la
certain to prove one of the greatest,
political Hcamlala th" state of I'enn
Rlanla has eer Known was pre.
cipltatcil when It was discovered
tl.at a ilemanil had been made foe
the resignation of District Attorney
Harry h. Ooebrlng by tho faction
of the state Republican oiganl7atl')ii
led by Senator llolse Penrose, Stato
Senator Ullott Rodgers am! Oeorge
'J' Olhcr. CJoehrliiK has lefuscd to
leslgn, and his enemies declare that
they will bring Impeachment pio-
The charges against Goehrlng arc
that ho is mentally and physically
hicapicitated as tho result of excess.
Ivo drinking. It Is not even Inti
mated that he Is dishonest. After
dfclailng that he will light every cf.
ft.it to oust him Ooehilng left for
the ranch of Homer and A. It.
illldebrand In South D.ikotn, where
he will tcnialn lor a few days In an
efiort t' recoer bis health which
he says Is broken down from bird
Publication of an editorial In tho
PREPARATION FOR STRIKE
NOW AT A STANDSTILL
Government Officials Arrive and a Truce is Declared Until
Such a Time as They Have had Opportunity
to Attempt to Settle the Differences.
Chicago, Mnich .10. Strike piop-1 icliiiii to woik, if such decision is
u the clash between thai mndc. the law .stipulates that no
railroads and trnininenOmnu shall be required to woik
weie hailed this morning li the nr
umiI . of .Mai tin Kunpp. chiiiiman
of ihe inteistale (Niinmerie Com
mission, and Ch.ule-), Nelll, I'nited
States Ciimmissiouer of Labor, em
isaiiis of the government on a
mission of mediation.
We have stopped all progiQs,,
.iiiangeiuciiU lor the stukc" .said
(liiliid Chief (iiiiietMiu of Hie cou
ductois. "Tho goieiijiiienl lpis
asked us to ni.aiiilaiu a ti licit with
I he railroads until its agents lime
an oppoitunitv t i biing about an
'amicable settlement. "
"We shall lesjicid the provisions
of the Knlmniiii l.iw, legaullesv of
mi' iews in icgiuil to its consti
tutionality. If the plan is carried
out and (ouipulsoi'v nihiti.itiou ic
soiled to. it will mil a I feet 'the
men. After a decision for them to
BRYAN SEES NO DANGER
IN THE RAILROADS
He Believes the Value of Railroads Should be Fixed so the
Investors Would be Protected When Purchasing
Stocks and Securities.
Hoston. Maieh 30. II. M. Whit,
ney, a pioniinent .Uiii-sachusettH
Democrat and former candldato for
lieutenant goernor List night mado
public a letter ho had Just received
from William .1. Dryun, dealing with
the rallioud question. Tlio letter
was In response to ono from Mr.
Whitney, In which ho asked, "Wheth.
er In T,our Judgment there Is any
danger that regulation will ho car.
iled to tho point or preventing a
leasonable return on nionoy Invested
In tho railroads of the count! y, nnd
whether In case of adoption of gov.
eminent ownership by tho nation or
by tho soveial stales the stockhold.
cij could expect to receive n prlco
crpinl to tho value of tho physi
cal railioad propoitls?"
Mr. llrynn writes, In part, as fol.
"I am in faor of both nntlonnl
and stato regulation, nnd I also be.
lleve. that public ownoishlp Is tho
ultimate solution of tho inllioad
question. In my discissions on this
subject, t have pointed out that, be
cause of tho danger of centralization
In ownership by tho fedoial govern,
niout of nil lines, I ptefor a system
h which the fedeial government will
b'i confined to tho necessary trunk
lines and Iho ownership of tho rest
of tho lines bo left t? tho statps,
the Resignation of District
Charges and Counter
Ga7Pttc-Tltne.s, the Oliver organ, Fri
day morulas stnrted the row. In it
a formal demand was mndc on floeh
iiug for his rctgraitton . Then
Goehrlng's friends came hack with
some startling charges.
They declare oenly that Itodgors
ami Oliver together with Frnncls I..
Kobblns, dejiosed head of the Pltts
buig Conl Co , and a member of tho
Republican stato advisoiv committee
seek to icmove Goehrlng because ho
! honest nnd fearhss and will not
stanif for certnlu acts of Rodgers.
A political Industrir. Iscandal which
will Involc tho leading business
men and politicians of the state la
strongly hinted at.
Goehrlng wns elected to office, last
N'i ember, hnvlng been foiced on
the Republican ticket by Rodgera
and Oliver. As soon as ho took of
fice lie paid little attention to their
demands for a partisan administra
tion It Is the Intention of Rodgers to
bring impeachment pioccedlngs in
the state senate to secuie tho le
mov.il of Goehrlng.
against his .yijll. While tljote-is not-,'f ''
a uoh:iiilii.V of the sfrike, being
settled liv that act. thifin unav he.
some kind ol'"n Hatisfaedory out
come of the mediation of Kniipp
Vicc-1'iesident Willnrd of the
Itiiilingtiu said: "If fiO.000 men
stiil.e on the Westeiu railronds wn
will be ioiced lo stop operations,
and the tiiillle of the country would
come to a standstill. "
I'lesidenl Winchell of tho Hock
Islam! commented': "Tho, railroads
have leached the limit nt conces
sions. Can grant no moie. If tho
nieu will not accept offer, we nio
foiced do abide by the action of
government's commissioners. Ilnil
i osids aio willing to nihil into and
icspect Hie decision of tho ailii
qufbtlou; at lenBt, I am not sur
that tho people uro ready lo conalder
the question of publlp ownership.
"As nn advocate of legulatlon of
the strictest sort, 1 can .say to you
that there Is no danger whatover
Hint this legulatlou will bo cnirlod
to tho point of preventing a reason,
nblo return nn money invested in
tho railroads of the country. And
I also nssuro ou that whenever
public ownership Is adopted by the
states or by tho nation, tho stock-
lioldora may expect to receive a
piico at least equal to tho value ot
tho physical properties of tho road.
"1 hae contended that the present,
value of tho lallroads should lie as.
ccrtnlned by tho Interstate comnierco
commission nnd tho commissions of
the via Ions stntes In order that in
vestors may know when they nre
buying stock of intilnslc valno and
when they nio being cheated.
"When the value of tho roads ts
a.seertalned, I am satisfied that nub
lie sentiment will insist that the re.
turns shall bo sufficient to nay n
icasonnblo dividend upon the monoy
Invested. What this dividend Blioulil
be it might bo difficult to fix arbi
trarily. I fihould Bay that any max
imum rato Ilxcd by the leopo should
bo a little higher thqn the rato, flxed
by competition In the purchase ot
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