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irOtUMB XV. NO. 230.
MAHION, OHIO. THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 9, 1907.
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George B. Cox Climbs Onto the Band Wagon He
Says He Realises the Folly of Fighting Public
Opinion and Foraker Chimes in Me Too".
Cox Also Says Foraker Should be Returned to the Senate
and Harris to the Governor's Chair State Central Com
mittee and All Other Republican Organizations in De
claring for the Secretary of War'for the Presidency.
Columbus, 0., Mnj' 0. -William
Howard Taft "is now without a
rival for the Ohfo endorsement for
tho Republican nomination for the
'presidency of tho United States.
Last night the Forukcr-Taft con
test .west brought to a suddeil and
abrupt end by the suricnder of
thV .Forakcr-Uick organization to
Wit.hout resorting to a clash of a
promnrY or other form of contest,
the factious opposition of a minill
minority to Hie expression of tho
choice of the great bulk of tho
Ohio Republicans has been over
come, and not'' even in tho remotest
n comer of tho country will there
longer bo n dpitfit that Tnft will
go into the Republican national
convention wjth 4(1 delegate J from.
Ohio, at bis back.
Next Wednesday morning - the
state ' orgahizaf ion will gather hero
in foraml session to declare fealty
At that meeting there will be the
fltate central committee, the state
executive committee, with Senator
,Dick at its head, tho 88 chairmen
vv L . of, tho county executive,, co(r?m)tteo.s,
''" Ii :&mW KoPnbHrafi congressmen
. t iis BicaW the elective
ENGINE CRASHES INTO
A PASSENGER COACH
One Wan Killed and Three Others Badly Injured in C. H.
& D. Near Hamilton, This Morning.
Hamilton; 0., May O.-Onc man
was killed and tlnco injured :n a
wreck on the Cincinnati, Harailton
and Dayton lailrond at .Tone's Sta
tion, south of Hamilton today.
The dead, Richaid King, aged
28, a fireman of lvorydale.
The iujurodi Jacob Leister, agent
at Ivovvditlo, John Sullivan, road-
Mother and .Daughter were
Engaged to a Num
ber of Men.
Evansville, I nil., May 9. ost
oftlco inspector, B. M. C. Hostord,
of Louisville, Ky,, arrived hero yes
terday to gather evidence against
Mrs, Vlolottn Williams and daugh
ter, Garnet, known under the name
of Lancaster, and the women wero
arraigned Thursday beforo United
States Commissioner J. AVartmann.
They entored a plea of guilty to tho
charge of using the malls to do
fraud. Tho women wore arrosted lato
Tuesday afternoon on suspicion that
they had , been conducting a matri
monial swindle Thoy admitted to
the police that, slnco they came tt
'lCvansvllle, about Ave yearo; ago, they
havo conductod a matrimonial bureau
, nnd had become engaged to marry
$ 'Hundreds of men through correspond
ence, A search of , their rooms on
Fulton avenue revealed several hun
dred letters and numerous phou
rapha of men from oil parts of tho
iUifai' States and Canada who wero
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mer named August Mlsit-
stntc officer with flovomor Harris
nt their bead. 1' ,$ f
This .body, fully representative of
organized Republicans will endorse
unanimously William Howard Taft
as Ohio's favorite son. That "H will
do this wa. predicted last niglil by
Walter P. Brown o Toledo, the
official head of the state organ
ization, ivho, ns chairman, annoumi
ed he would issue n call for a
meeting of the stato central com
mittee, to which the executive,
state and county committeemen nfjd
congressmen mill state officers will
be invited. It U admitted privately
also that Senator Dick will call a
meeting of the stato exeeutivo
That th'ls will be done was known
by George Barnesdalo Cox o Cin
cinnati when ho issued a statement
111 King the (Republicans to unite
upon Tuft for ptesident, Foraker
for re-election to tho sennto, anil
Harris for re-election to tho gov
ernorship. It was known by Senator Forak
er when he, too, yesterday capped
tho climax to tho sensation of the
day by sajTiig JL-the Ohio Repub-
licans-jverd- lor Tuft lie would up-'
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master of Hamilton and Thomas
A froiirht cnuino and enbooso
were following tho south bound
passenger tiuin which stopped nt
Jones .stal.'bn. Tho fog was so
dense that tho crew of tho follow
ing engine failed to see the pas
sentrer train. Tho engine plowed
thioujjh tho rear passenger coach.
Fireman King jumped and hroko
niok, near Courtland, Neb., who sent
the women ?1.000. He was engaged
to mnrry tho daughter and hud built
a new homo near Cortland, whore he
Intended to receive his brldo In regal
fashion. He also sent railroad tick
ets to the mother anil daughter, and
In all his letters he referred to the
fact that he was sure ho ,and
"mother" would get nlong all right.
C, B. G. Train Topples Over
at Hamlin Avenue in
. Chicago, Today.
Chicago, May 9. Two passengers
were killed and fifteen or twenty In
jured, some . seriously, this, morning
whon a Chicago, Burlington &
Qulncy train, bound from Aurora n
Chlcajro, was doralled. at Hamlin
The dead:. Mrs. Mary B. Miller, of
Blver Side, and Lucy Hayer, colored,
a nurse at Rlvor Bide.
The train waa compose of six
cars loaded and was running at a
rapid late. t jumped, the track, due
to spreading rails. The engine toppled
over tho, eevated embankment, 'fol
lowed by the Hrst) coach. Ttio
wreckage took fire, .but'JU.waB fy
'sergeant' Ubcrwuld, brother-in-law of
Nor does it really detract, from HaniJIton'a wife,
the completeness of 'Foraker's with I' Domestkv troubles betweon Hamll
drawal of his opposition to Taft ton' and fils wife resulted In 11 quar
that ho 1m woivlcd it in eonditional reel at Ifielr home on the post
form and ha iaid lie would sup-'Rrounus' and Hamilton, after leaylnR
jwrt Tuft for president if the Ohio .Uberwald in.uho commissary sor
Itepublicnns Approved Cox's sngges- geant'a office, after telling him that
tion that they stand for Foinher , ho was golng'to shoot his wife, pro
tor senator. ccertcd to carry out Ids threat.
Cox's statement that he is not I After bclnshot in tho hip, Mrs.
the spokesman for tho Tnft men in Hamilton ran out of tho house and
known U) be (he absolute truth. Iwas ",cke'1 P ' Corporal Watson.
The Taft men will not come out IIftm,,ton soeln thls I)eI1(ul flro
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Rcpublicnit state organization at
Wednesday's meeting miay tnaho
Foraker the oiganizntion caiulidato
for senator, but to do (his' would
not commit the Taft men to tho
program Tho surrender of , the
stale organization to Taft in con
nection with Cox ' declaration for
Taft, for Foraker mid for Harris
can only be dubbed a compromise
in onpsoiuiC. The Forakcr-Dick or
ganization may hae compromised
with itself 'by various' 01011101118' in
the organization ngreoing to suppoit
Fornkar for a third lenn.
But there has been no compro
mise between the Foraker and Taft
forces.. As proof of this :t was said
by Taft leaders hqio that the pur
posp of 'Charimnn Brown's action
was to promote qiarty -harmony bv
having uvorybody line up for Taft.
However, if the question of "Uio soiu
atorshijx. were raised at the har
mony meeting it was saul the hope
of obtaining party hnrmonv would
not be attained.
Theodore Burton will confer wilh
Vorys, the Tnft .manager today.
Cincinnati, May P. George B.
Cox, bos of Cincinnati yestcrdav
afternoon gave out a .statement in
which he declnies for Tnff.. (..
.linn'l'f. for irovernor.
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MUST BURN HIS BODY
OR LOSE THE ESTATE
Mishawakn, IntT., sioy 0. Rela
tives of tho lato Melvlu B. riillllns.
who was a wealthy resident of this
city and one of tho successful gold
huntors of 1849, are much, worried
over a peculiar circumstance, which
may cause a contest In Court over
tho estate of Pnllljps. The latter
died two weoks .ago, anil when his
will was opened, relatives wero
shocked to have read to them the
demand of tho deceaso that his body
ho cremated, whereas It now rests In
the earth. Attorneys declare this
falluro on tholr part Invalidates tho
will, and it Is not unlikely that the
body will be exhumed and reduced
to ashes In nororanco with tho wishes
of the rich testator.
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REGULAR FEUD -WAR
IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Wilmington, N. C, May 0. At the
United States army post at Fort
Caswell, Private Henry Hamilton of
the Nineteenth Co., coats artillery,
yesterday shot his wife three times,
seriously wounding her. Ho then'shot'
and seriously wounded Corporal
Watson of the Thhty-flnit Co. and
wna hltnsulf ktlhtil liv PntnmlHsnrv
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FOUND GUILTY OF
SECOAD DEGREE MURDER
Lafayette,' hid., May D.-Mrs.
Alice- Cooper Lnwsou, who on tho
afternoon of .September 21, shot
and killed her husband, Charles,
lawMin, m a. saloon. .t found
guilty of murder iir the second de
gree. thU inoriiing.
POLICE IS SUSPENDED
Wooster, "O., May J). -Tho Board
of Public Safety bus oidorcd Chief
of Police Ltdrify", suspended for thir
ty days forjising. language iinbe
conuij nn officer. ' Charges wero
hrousrht bv "the (lood Citizens'
Holiness Pastor - is Forced to
Leave Home Because of
Harrington, Bel., May .0. Rev.
D. M . ' Carpenter, pastor of the
Holiness church hero 'has resigned
and left 'tho city.
Cuipenter'.s loinanco camo to
light bocnu&e he mailed a letter for
tho ff'lil he loved to tho recorder of
deeds instead of to Miss Delia
Goodrich, for whom it wos intend
ed. The recorder lnid (it beforo tho
church officials and tho picacher
lCbigilcd. Carpenter lias a wifo and
In an interview Carpenter de
cline.; that Mis Ooodribh is tho
woman whom (lod int'pided for his
wife and Iii niarriuge was a mis
take. The preacher i rf and Miss
Goodrich is X
THE HEIR APPARENT.
Cnm S4UD4-1JIT14- C iU IITA
JUIIIG Ul U1C UCil LCKQl
Lined Up on Both Sides and the Trial
May Last lor
Haywood is Charged with Murder in the First Degree for
the Killing of Former Governor Steunenberg The De
fense will Endeavor to Show That a Conspiracy ,is on
Foot to Disrupt the Western Federation, of Minors.
Boise, Idaho, May 11. -The trial
of William I). Haywood, sociotnry
treasurer of the Western Federat.on
of Miners, hcirim at J (J o'clock to-
dov hel'oie District Judge Fremont
Haywood to charged with fitht
degree murder for the killing of
former Governor Steubenbcrg, a1io
was lilowu up by a nojnb in ai'U.j.
The couit l-ooin is ciowded. It is
e.vpecled that it will take from' ten
days to tin oo eek to secure a
jury, and tue tual s exiiectcd to
last tluee or lour months. The
prosecution has thirty-four witness
es and the delonsc stxty-tonr. 'Lho
prosecution will attempt to provo
that Havwood and othor (Federation
officials inaid Harry Orchard to
kill Steunenberg and the. dofensc
will try to show that the arrest
is a vail of a conspiracy to break
MRS. JENNIE HOLLENBECK
. IS GRANTED A DIVORCE
nio Holleiibeek, wife of 'former
stntc fiio marshal, S. D. Holleii
beek. .was today granted an abo- j
Into divorce. blie IiatL lormerly
sued for alimony, but nmonded her
petition to divorce. Tho cliildien
testified for the mother.
Holleiibeek did not defend the
Vase. He is said to be on his way
to Florida. The alimony was set
tled out of court. Tho charge was
gios neglect of dutv.
AFFAIR AT A(J SABLE
Au Sable, Mich., May D. Mm.
Lapoute and Joseph Turcot I was
fatally .shot by an unknown miau
as they loft tho woman's home Into
Inst night. The woman is dead and
the niiiii !ls dying. Jealousy is su
posed to linvo been lho motive. One
ai lost lias been made on suspicion.
Wobotor in Chicago Inter Oeen.
IdlClIl Ul IMC VVCAl IS
From Three to
up the miner' oiganization
that Otehnid i.s being paid
sum to perjuie himself.
Havwood ltu expiesscd confid
ence ill his acquittal and showed
no nervousness at he sal. beside Ifts
lawyers. He i defended by Attor
neys Muiphy, JticliniiNoii, Harrow,
Miller and Nriient. some of the
most biilliant plondoi in the West
while for the prosecution are Sen
ator Borah and Attorneys Jliiwley,
Vim Duvn and Stone.
Ak soon a the trial opened the
.selection of the jury stalled.
Uolse, Idaho, April &. College men,
mechanics, adventurers, soldiers of
fortune, farmers and Indolents nil
tho elenints of civilization, went to
tho new west ahead of the railroads,
wer shaken by tho upheavals of cir
cumstances Into classes and now u
generation later, years of industrial
STOLE STAMP IN
Accused Man Tells How Defective Work was Passed Upon
Government Inspectors Fifty Filers Were
Employed in the Deception.
Pittsburg, Penn., May fl When tho
trial of Frank nmmett, J. .lay Dunn
and Charles 1,. Closo, charged with
conspiracy in furnishing defective
holler tubes to the Government for
warships, was resumed In tho United
States District Court ihnmett, who"
has turned states evidence, was tho
first witness. Ho made the stratllng
statement that durectle tubes that
had been stumped with tho in
spector's stamp, procured by forcing a
desk where tho stamp was kept, were
subjected to a water pressure of but
GO pounds, Instead of tho required
1,000 pounds to tho square inch.
Tho witness said that be was told
by Dunn and Closo to savo nil tho
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Sent by a Lover to a Young
Lady House Wrecked
and Mother Injured
Atlanta, Ga., May 9. Tho homo
of Mrs. Julia McCantry, this city,
was wrecked at 11 o'clock last night
and Mrs. McCantry fatally wounded
bv the explosion of an Infernal ma
chine, which was intended for her
handsome daughter, Miss Kato Mc-
Cantrv. Tho daughter escaped, as
she was at a theater.
The box containing tho deadly ma-,
chlno wns brought to the McCantry
home shortly beforo 11 o'clock by a
messenger boy. It was addressed to
Miss Kate McCantiy. Tho boy said
he hail bon told to deliver It to Mlfcs
Kato herself. Mrs. McCantry told
tho mesBongor that her daughter was
at tho theater, but took tho box,
which looked like ono containing
candy. Mrs. McCantry carried the
box to tho sitting room and dropped
It upon tho table. An explosion
followed that completely wrecked
one side of tho house.
When neighbors reached tho scene,
Mrs, McCantry was found lp the
dobrls, fatally wounded, but conscious.
Tho box was entirely destroyed .
IMlsa Kate McCantry arrived from
'warfaro ban led through'
cnr of assassination by
sale Into tho courts of Idaho, whoro
President Moyer, Secretary Haywood,
for tho Western Federation of 5Hn-
(iTH. ami i. a. I'ettiuone stand ac-
'cukuii oi inu iminicr oi lonncr uov
In tho fight for cold In the early
days the fortunate and strong be
came the employers. Tho unfortunate
or weak became tho employes. View
ing the, situation from opposite
standpoints tho two forces, which
might have worked together to build,
up the west, became divergent and
crystalled in lato years into the
Mine Owners' Association and tho
Western Federation of Miners. War
fare since has been relentless and
bloody. The strike of 180 J, when
the sanguinary battle of Bull Hill In
tho Crlple Croak district was fought
tho gold anil coal miners' strike of
190.1 when General Sherman Boll
and Governor Peabody carried on tho
warfare in the Cripple Creek and
Trinidad districts, the Couer d'AIene
riots in Idaho and numerous minor
troubles Incident to or accompanying
these havo kept the Rocky mountain
fitntos In contlnua. bitterness.
The fight has spread Into all sec
tions of America whe-e labor Js em
ployed. Win. Haywood, whose In
valid wife and two little daughters
await In Denver the return of husband
and father, Is given peace of mind
by tho knowledge that his comrades
at liberty send his salary regularly
to the family, dependent alono upon
him for support. The dominant note
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tubes possible, even after they had
been rejected by the Government
Inspectors. This, ho Bald, often re
sulted In tubes being filed and tho de
fects patched up, after which tho
tubes wero again put up for Inspection
Tho appearance, no said, sas the samp
as u perfect tube, and no surfaco de
fect could bo found.
"Wo fooled Inspector Gloason lota
of times regarding tho filing," said
Kminett. "When ho would reject
tubes wo would sometimes (lie them
for their eitlro length pnd then
put them In for inspection as per
fect material. This was always done,
while the Inspectors wero away. We
would have about 15 or DO fliers going
most of tho time."
the theater soon after the explosion,
nnd she declares that tho box was
sent by a young mnn who had
threuotened to kill her unless she
ceased lecelvlng attentions from an
other younr man. Mrs. McCantry
Is a widow and wealthy. Her daugh
ter is much Miught by young men.
WHJTE STAR LINER
BALTIC IN THE MUD
Now York, May 9. Tho White
Star liner, Baltic, with Carnegie anil
other distinguished passengers on
lionrd is still on a mud bank In tho
chnnnel, an hour's voyago out of
Now York for Mvorpool. A wireless
message from tho Captain says tho
vessel will probably float at high
Oberlln. O.. May 9. Tho soventy-
secoud annual commencement of Ob
erlln theological department waB
held today. Dr. frank W. Gunsaulus,
of Chicago, deliverod the address,
TROUBLE OCCURS IN
New Yoilc. Mav (1. In 'the long
shoremen's strike, today( serious
riot occurred on tho White- Stan
docks. Three hundred strikers at
tacked ISO strike brcakurs. Clubs
wero fioely used and finally the
non-union men fled up tho side
stools in spito of the efforts ofl
the police' to project them, Seorw
of. men wero bndlv hurt before tha
police could quoll tho disturbance
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