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WDATIIER For Ohio: llnin to
night; cooler nloug iakes; Wednes
day fair and cooler.
Evolution in Russia is said lo
lnvo a very slow growth, but rev
olution is flourishing.
Because lie locked up ills wife's
.iti n 7.nTi(svilln man was or-
(rested on a Dumacy charge. OE
course ho was released.
Ppnrn in Central America
lasted about ono week I Well, that
is pretty good for Central Amer
ica. If a change of venuo ti to be
granted in the Thaw case, it is
prabablo it, will a.k to bo taken to
Missouri for trial.
Marion people were surely enter
tained Monday. A circus, a play
f im imnm. ihoiue. a vaudeville
house, several .m'toor attractions,
nnd all wore well patronized.
Senator Dick lias determined to
play a waiting game. Some years
agDk wasi told to "stand pat"
oTid ho will probably eontinuo to
do so until 'ho gets another hunch.
The president is probably puttin,
in his spare moments in tho wood
clmil rplif.nisin'' tllO SllCCC'll which
ho will deliver Friday at
opening of the Jamestown exposi
Paving company oificials at
Columbus seem to get deeper into
t)ia mire at every turn. TJiey
aro nov accused of Jmving spirited
away witne3es wlio aro wanted in
connection with the pending trials.
Somo vory nice acrobatic stunts
were do.10 in the eircus Monday,
but they will not bo in tho eoime
class with the ones which will bo
done by Foraker followers when
Taft has Landed the delegation
from Ohio and a few other states.
In spito of alleged "persecution
upon tho part of tho national gov
ernment and the reduction of pas
senger urc by state legislatures,
ihe railroads (proclaim Increased
earnings. Hbert Hubbard must
have been right when ho said "Ev
ery knock is a booat."
The management of the Jntncs
Jown Exposition a few days ago
announced that everything would
bo "completed for tho opening day.
Now comes the statement that
several big buildings will bo :'ln
eompleto. Tho exposition would not
bo a success if everything w ''om
plcto before tho middlo of summer.
Senator Dick expects Foraker to
be stror-;jer and Roosevelt weaker
in a year ifrom now. Republican
campaign contribution solicitors are
in tho meantime expected to visit
Secretary Taft is reported
Jiavo said that ho will tinako
compromiso with Senator Foraker,
but that 'ho will fht to n finish.
Toft has evidently gotten onto
Forakcr's pitching and is only
waitipg for a cliau'co to mako a
Ntirest Thing in Marion
PoSt Card just received
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Bird's Eye View-East Z In All
Bird's Eye View-north nd Alt In
vwannercuu uiuo .
Mirnr Bend LOlOfS.
v ' BtloW River View
. K &hm Shovel shop
H 'Mtmtir St. looking west.
''; 'C. O. Wiant
MQfMXUUM AMD TATIONI3E
Iks JIwm of Post Cards 1
Fiftv-threo out of no 'Knndrod
Missonrinns refused to promJso to
lay aside their views upon the un
written flaw and servo on a jury.
(which is to iry a man for shoot
ing liia vt'$o and lior paramour.
Tho American Asphalt associa
tion complains to tho Jnterstnto
Commerco Commission that it it
wholly within tho grasp !.' tho us
Dhalt trust. Priviito corporations
aro trying I" get out from under
tho yoke, while wmio citliM nic do
ing .their utmost to get under.
Luther IJurbank, tho California
wizzuhl (who has won i'.uno by
i.i in. 1 .I.......1...
crossing pinni line. nu hiuh-iij
producing new species, now advo
cates; 4 ho crowing of the races lo
produce a nation which he claims
will bo tho finest, liiifjon over
known. Burbank is all rig-ht on
potn'oe and the like but ho had
best let 'ho races nlone.
It has just developed Hint one
of Cliief Engineer Stevens' reu
joiii for deserting his pest in the
canal zone was Ins fear oL demo-
..,),, ,.,..,r. ; in. nnvh nif m. i
;iIUU .Tli"-V All ""J i.. J..W- .
dential election. It is said that in
addition to ml tend tag to his du
ties as chief engineer, Mr. Stevens
kept liis ear to ithe ground and
heard a mighty rumbling to the
northward. Ho heard the "nmtler
ings of the people who are dis
satisfied with conditions as they
are and who want a .change; he
heard tho -threats oft capital to
witluiraw its support from the I?e
publiean party unless it dropjied
Houcvelt and Ins policies or re
form; ho heard the complaints of
the railroads; ihe heard tho voacc
of Jiryan, advocating tho tilings
for wliioh the people aro trying;
no Jioard Foraker growling nt Tal't
and Kooscvelt and them spitting
oack at them;. ho heard tho doaiiand
of the peoplo for tariff revision
and their belief in tho inefficiency
cf the Republican party to furnish
the relief; lie heard all of these
inclnud mo") and Jie interpreted tlieso
to mean a oomocratiu victory in
100S. Mr. Stevens decided it
would be better to get out grace.
,ully than be picked out,
lib determined in rcs'n.
PROM THE COMMONER.
Owing to the fact that the consti
tution ot tho new state of Oklahoma
was written by Oklahomans and Is
entirely satisfactory to them, a lot of
special Interests that wero jarred
loose are qulto certain that the new
document Is "socialistic" and "anurh-
Istlc" to a reprehensible degree.
It Is reported that Senator Foraker
has ordered ?2,00O worth of his pho
tographs and will uso them for pol
itical purposes between now and tho
convening of the Republican national
convention. That would make a thous
and $2 bins, and they have moro
than once been found to do good
service under certain circumstances.
LEFT HOME TO PROTECT
FAMILY FROM QUARANTINE
Cleveland, O., April 23.
Knowing that ho had smallpox,
Nbnran R. Kvcrscn, of 83 Lock
court, Columbus, Ohio, a real estate
salesman, deliberately left his, homo
city, traveled .all night in a smok
ing car, and gave h'fcnsclf, to tho
hcpillh.authorities on his arrival
hero yesterday. Kversou's course
tho .health authorities, say, was an
attempt to- savo .his family tho
embainissmcnt of a quarantino.
Evorson preSentod himself at the
health office nt 7 o'clock yesterday
morning. Examination proved that
ho jad hinallpox and ho was .hur
ried to tho farm colony at "VYnr
lensvillo. Evoivon first gave his
name as Horace Edwards, and his
lesidenco as Kansas City. Later
l.o told the truth. The health an
horities then directed their atten
tion toward locating the Ilig Four
train on which Everson traveled
to Cleveland. It was found and
disinfected throughout its' entire
length, especially the oar in which
Evorson bad traveled.
IN SPAIN'S ELECTIONS
Madrid, April 23. The returns
from tho elections of mombors of
the chamber of deputies held yes
terday, aic all in and show a
sweeping victory for tho Conserva
tives. Out of a total of 404 seats 3n
tho chamber, Conservatives: have
been elected to 200; tho Liberals
gained 03, Uw Republicans and Gnt
nlauists f0 and other political
groups 31 scats.
With tho exception of tho trou
blo at .Barcelona tho elections word
conducted without disorder.
gee Bentz & Court for that nw
Bicycle, 226 East Center street.
THE 1IXRXOH DAILY MnOfaC VOMlfoteK&jfor'
Makes delicious hot biscuit,
griddle cakes, rolls and muffins
fan afcsolqtctyptire, c&am qi tartar, powder.
V l1Uj.'Knnn.u .v..u.
Railroad Man Goes on the Witness Stand and Tells Some
Very Interasting Things Concerning the '.Manner
in Which Some Councilmen Were Reached.
Pittsburg, April 23. -Promising
to produce ft list oC tho members
of tho city council who wore to
lirvo liMr'k'eiiiatcd in a 70,000
i i no i or .niiMsuiir .wiu
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rune Uitv rnnmau jrancin-e "''
nance, rrwuienc j. n. uuhh.-kju
of the railroad went on the witness
.tnnd yesterday at'ternocu and told
in dela'd of how bo was' held up
bv the gratl combine in the 'onii
cil, ithrougli its agent, (Amnion
Councilman William A. Martin.
Attorney .lolin Mamii, special
o.oun"el JW Mayor (luthrie in the
)iosccutann of the graft cis, de
chvres tint bolVru he i tlnougb
there will bo -onside).iblc .reduc
tion in the piescnt number of
rouncilmeu at. lilierty.
President Cameron through li'it
cLtornoys, J. Scott rcrguon and
diaries A. O'Brien, announced
al'tor tho hearing was adjourned
yesterday ithal he would resist all
elforts to try him on tho chargo
L' bribery, for .which ho has al-
lcady been indicted on the giounds
that his. testimony give. immunity
fioj? pitHceiition. Common Coun
(lilmau Martin, who is under sen
tence to three years in tho peniten
tinvv Vfii iilifit5ii'' 1n'iipi from
Cameicn and who ba.s appealed to
tho superior court, was present
when the 'hearing began yesterday
"When tho hearing, of Engineer
.Tniucs V. Milholland npd Joseph
I'lolierjy oL thu railroad , wore - .xe
sumed before ' Magistrate Tir.wly
Attorney Marion, called Ounmrcii
r tho first witness. Milholland
and Kliilierty aro charged with con
tpiriiur to bribe inuxbors oC the
(itj council, nnd Cameron's attor
neys at ifirst objected lo his being
examined as he is , under indict
ment. Magistrate Brady overruled all,
njeclions. Cluncron then testified'
that when tho franchise ordinance
of the company was introduced in
. t.'io eouuuil, Mnrlan callod on him
and said that cert.iin seltish inler
l 'ts in thu rnuueil would have lo
"Milholland itold me that ifOO,
0!)0 would bo needed to put the or
dinance through. On June 2(i, just
n few hours bel'010 the corporations
coiuir.it too mt to eons'kler tho or
dinance, ' Milholhind, Martin and
iijyelt: met and I placed a check
f r irfiO.OOO in an envelope and
placed it in a safe deposit vault.
CHARLES S. MELLEN,
One of tho railroad men or the eouutry who appear to bovo the confidence
or President Roosevelt Is Charles 8. Molten, pvosldent of the New Voik, Now
Haven and Hartford. Mr. Roosevelt once quoted largely from Mr, Melleu In
a presidential messiiBo. Tho head of tho New HuVen srsten Is a Now Hamp
shire mnn who began railroading ut eighteen years of ago," Ha begun as n
cleric, nnd when elected president of the NorOU'ru I'ueljlc rnlvuy company
elevon years ago bo bepnn dntwlijg a salary edual to that of the president (ft
thq United States Mr. Mellon became tiro oxecuthe bend of:ttie New Hnveu
system jn 100t. He believes lp the elUclont reeuliujou of rnlirondfi by the
general Rorcrnment rntlier' tlinn by the utntes. ' ,41 '
'. .J v '" VJ- ' ' f I'
Milhollaiid later- a-cmoved' tho
check without letting Martin know
"A few days" later, Martin in
sisted on getting a ij.00,000 certified
cheek saying that the other mem
bers oC the eombino would, not
tnko anv chances on not getting
the money. 1 had no intention of
giving the councilmen a cent, and
in I'rri! tliclir further placed n cer-
tificl 'ieek in nn envelopo in tho
,Tiiea?nco of. Martin and then
switched envelopes on the way ito a
rofo depesa vault." Murtin later
hi ke into the box and finding an
empty envelope .declined Uiat I
would have if piir up the tlas'lr
"The next day the envelope con
mo .110,000 mon!" iVa getting fresh.
"Lanangsd with C. It. Rich
arUen to get $70,000 for the uso
of which 1 was to give him $.")0,000
worth of stock Sit, the railmad com
pjny. On Nov. 12() the money was
coitulcl over 'l(-.fhe in any office
by Ri halson ih.the proenec of
Mrntiii. 1 put lhe money into nn
envelope, WhicbT. -pl.iced in my
I oat pocket andwp stalled for
our safe deposilJi'ox in tho Union
Trust Co. h.
"On (ho iwaym'o person wa? near
except MatU'u.' Wlien wo leach-
oil thu trust company I found that
the cnveWpo niitrmoimy (Wore mis-
snfg. Martin idhisc.l to permit
himself to boscaridied. Twice he
.rcfiiK'l lo let detoclivcs search his
pockets. ' ' '
"Tlionext'day the onvojfljio con.
tuining .1-C5 000' wa-hcnt" to imv
father ait the Hotel , Antler. The
mi-sing .f.'i.OOO ha liovor. been lo
Inled niiiLL nrxulo goVl this amount
wifh liiehnrdi nn-self. "
SAYS THAW WILL fBE
TRIED IN NEW YORK
'Now York, ' Apr! 2,'J. District
Attorney William Travors Jerome
stated that ho i)jad no .intention of
either ksking! for or ' oonseiiOng to
a cJiniige Mf venue JVr 'tho next
trhl of Usury K. Thuw.
"T'.iero is 11.0 reason Avliy the
vara ffiould lint bo' hied in Now
York," he siid. "J. shall' certainly
not ask JW a !iango of venue
and will just as ceila'mly fight an
applicatitai 'or nhniigo if tho le
feijse m.ikes one."
Leave your measure lor your spirng
suit at Joo Vnli's, North Main. 3-1511
Militia Men Interrupt a
Funeral to Apprehend
an Offender, .r ,?
i ; ' .' i j i' . mux
- Lexington, l.;A,)r.if B.f
Arrv out the orders' Of Captain W.
'ii ur'...i,.,i'r.'i. t, rtVct-t all mom-
t " ""-V.
Of Company L, sc.te
...iw l.n.i f.iild to acvt'n at
Armorv for inspoetion, ,icutciuiut
W. 11. Urowne and a squad oC
srldiero invaded tho 4iomo of G. J.
Sherww, of this city to arrest In
,. rimrlei Sherrow. Pail Jug to
cm,! s ipitow nt , home, nuu icam-
-.P.B .. r -- . (
in" that he wan at a cemetery oU
tending a funeral, the squad inter--rupted
Uie ceramonies at tho grave
by. making tho arrest. As a result
four warrantsi -wero issued by Mag
istrate Aimer Oldham yesterday,
charging Lieutenant .Browne with
having disturbed Ircligious worship
and 'the members of the squad for
having picsented deadly weapons in
a threatening manner. Tho case
will bo, fought out :mi the Courts,
and the militiamen will be repre
sented by Colonel J: Embry Allen,
ui the result of the case will de-
fino the rights' of ,tlio citizens
against tho military authority and
law In times of peace. Sherrow is
but It) years ot age, ana 3oinea
the state militia against tho wishes
of his parents. In mok:iig tho of-
fidovit to the warrant ancrrows
father alleged that when his son
joined tho state troops, ,bo wa
forced to take an oath that ho
would neither tell bis parents ho
had joined tho militia, nor take
any of tho equipments, lo his home
so' that they couldn't find it out.
SOLICIT FUNDS TO PAY
, FOR DOWIE'S FUNERAL
Zion CJiy. 111., April 23. An
unrcnt suborintion list is being
cil ciliated to secure .f500 to .pay
for the funeral of John Alexan
der J)owie. This fact brings out
tho kpowledgo that J)owio actually
dbd in overty although .there
wore persistent rumors just after
his death that ho had managed to
rccrcto about .$10,000,000 which was
to be used to restoro Ziou when
the right leader should appear.
ThAjHpete.ac.le -oft -repetition 4aslc
ing small contributions to bury
Uowiu 't in striking contrast to, his
r'ormer magnificence when ho abso
lutely controlled nt one time as
nucJi as .t2l)0,000,00w and could
Iraw his poisonnl check for as
high as .n,000,0()0 and havo it lion
oral at 1 any bank.
MILLER GOES ON
THE STAND TODAY
Wcoster, O., April 2.1. All tes
timony, tnkcu So fur, in the trial
"f Allen Miller for the murder of
fliomns Dye, or Orr.ville, hos been
to ' establish tho crimo. Harry
White, on -wluiMt tctimony tho
Unto relics to convict Miller, lias
iceovcrcd from his Illness and is
xpcclr-d to take Ihe stand, late IhU
STATE PRINTERS CASE
IN SUPREME COURT
Columbus, O., April 23. Prose
cutor Webber took tho case against
state printer Johnson to tho sup
reme court today. Ho objected to
Judge Jjvaus' aiding, that if
Johnson wrote, the letters to influ
Biico the circuit judges in his disc,
ho was- guilty of nothing but con
tempt ot court.
FIRE lft TOULON
ARSENAL UNDER CONTROL
Toulon, Franco, April ,23. Fire
at tho Arsenal is under control
after causing tho loss of many
million rncs. Twenty soldiers wero
injiuod fighting flames nutl build
ings for 300 yards wero destroy
ed. ACCUSED PLOTTERS
RELEASED BY FOLICE
Rochester, N. ., April 23. Mrs.
ra.nclie Ikiurdallo nnd George
Johnson,, .w.erq- Jionorably dis
charged in. , policQjeonrUodny.hoy
Q1'rtw3.tu a l)lofc to Vo'tiH Johnson's
Wifoftvith belladonna. In ,sco'ifiSb
MrsrJohnson broko tlownp yelled
and finally .fell in a -fit Sho told
such -a confused fetory that tho
case fell through,
ALLEGED PAN K WRECKER
-CAUGHT IN CHICAGO
Chicago, April 23. Charles C,
King, former president of the First
National Bank or Scotland, Sp-p.,
the alleged wrecker of the institution
arid accused of having embezzled S21.-
000, was arrested In Chicago today,,
rtbtl l Dfln.nl. .v.nMJInM' ...m ..
.,i. , guuiuii vAviiiiiiifi wvv many
niontjia.. King declared liis wllljng-
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artistic .wall paper in over
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WILL PAPER DEPARTMENT.
Believtd to Have Been
Planned on the Russian
Easter Day May 5
St. Petersburg, April 23. It is
believed that arrangements are ' be
ing made for a wholesale massacre
of Jews on Kussinn eastern, which
comes May iJs this year. PremJer
Stolypiu told tho Pou'dia that tho
government is taking unusual
precautions .to protect the Jews.. ,
Fire Escape Unpatented.
"My child! My child! Who will
savo my child?" shrieked a distracted
mother as, returning to her home from
a meeting of tho Daughters of Ruth
fate at night, sho beheld her home
ablazo and her two-year-old daughter
leaning far out of tho window. The
flames wero rapidly sweeping toward
tho helpless llttlo one, tho snow pie
vented tho arrival of the ladder com
pany and theio was apparently no way
to reach tho window,
"I will rescuo tho llttlo one," shout,
ed Foreman. Wetzel of engine 23.
Ordorlng tiio engineer to shut down,
Wetzel procured a largo basket, Id
which ho placed a few pretty toys.
Tho basket was auspended oer the
nozzle, prcnstiro was turueO on gradu
ally, ani slowly tho atreavi, mounting
hlgher-und blghor, carried the basket
to the height ot the window.
Thfl babe reached out t6 clutch the
toys and foil Into the basket; tho pres
sure was lowered, and us gently as
an elevator tho previous burden de
Keendejl to the sidewalk, where the
hystorlcal mother, clutching the
youngster, poured out bor thunks to
tho quick-witted llreman.
Conslder.ed It Extremely Rude.
Delogato Flynn of Oklahoma tella
with groat gleo of a conversation that
took placo between a Boston wotnau
and an Oklahoma man, with referenco
to things western.
"I take it, ma'am," said tho Okla-
homan, "that you'vo traveled consider.
nblo in these parts."
"Quito a good deal," answered tho
Dostonlun. "As fur west as California
and Nevada, and I've spent some time
,"IIave you ever seen tho Cljcrokoo
Strip?" suddenly asked the Oklahoma
Thereupon ensued a painful silence.
It was plainly to bo scon that tho
Uoston woman was much embarrass
ed. When sho bad in a munnor re
covered bor composure alio observod:
"Jn tho ilrst place, sir, I consider
your query oxtrcmely rude, and in
the second place, you might bava
been more ronned in your language
by. asking mo If 'I had, seen tho Choro
k'eo "disrobe." Lljiplnco'tt's.
1 Souvenir Nutmeg Graters.
A lady who sailed for her homo In
Germany a few days ago took with her
a dozen nutmeg graters and somo tea
stralnerB to bo distributed as souvenirs
of her vlBlt to this country. "When 1
was here 12 years ago," sho sad, "I
brought homo a nutmeg grater and
Ravo it to an aunt and every housewife
who saw it onvlad her, When this aunt
died everything sho owned was dis
posed ot in her will with the exception
of tho nutmeg grater, and so many in
tho family wanted.lt that the simple
artlcJo threatened to cause- a fight
ujnong (ho heirs. Now I will glvo each
oMhcm ono and n tca.stralner In addi
tion? Those aro two houBeliold neces'
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FOUND SON'S BODY i
IN PiCKLING VAT
Omaha, Neb., April 23. -On
coming to Omaha yesterday (from
his .home at University place, n
subiub of Lincoln, Jlcv. J. Q.
Helm, a well known Nebraska
preacher, made the shocking dis
covery that tho body of his -son,
Arthur HcLrl, wa k in "a pickling
vat at a local medical college.
The minister did not leant of iiU
son's death 'until yesterday, al
though the youug man was killed
by falling from a window ill the
second tory of a building here
several weeks, i.go. The outhoiilies
did not knew who or wheie the
dead man's parents were, ahd tho
.body was finally turned over to tho
medial collego for dissection.',. Tho
lather came to. Omaha yesterday lo
r caim i umnna .yesterday 10
his son and discovered) ;hat, ;
ijh been, -killed- aml,j3U(n'l-.SUij,4 ,r
was in a pickling vnY'nt the
noiiy was in a "pic
college. ' i
ALL BLAME PLACED ' '
ON THE DEAD PILOT
Nev Tjondon, Conn., April 23,
Local United States Steamboat In
spectors AVithey uild .Stcwilrd Jiavo
made .public their turnings m the
steamer Larchmont disaster oil the
r.iyht of Feb. , when upwards of
100 live. were lot in the' sinking
of tho steamer, after collision witjt
the schooner Jlarry ivnowlton in .
tho Lung Island sound.
Tim rcxmsibilitv lor Uio colli
sion h bill on Pilot, 'JeJiu. L.
Aunon of the Larehmont, who -was.
drowned and Cuptain George ' W.
MeVey is practically exonerated:
The schooner is declared to have
been sailed in full compliance with
tho navigation rules. . r . i
Don't limp around with rhctima
tisn'i. Fleelropodes cure. Ask the
Wo aro now showing a nice line
of new spring good3 a$ lowest
prices an Marion.
Seo us for clothing or shoes. ' '
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