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VOLUME XVI. NO. 34.
ATAIUON. OHIO, TUESDAY KVENTBrGr. WEPTBMIJJSB L'4. 1007.
PRICE TWO CENTS
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t AND EXPLAIN HIM
. . v . , (r the- Chicago & Alton the pritil-
I is Allegation That Other Companies Have Violated - ""v;1 '-
o r I conies n witness for I lit.1 prosecution.
the Anti-rebate Laws Must he txpiamed to
the Jury in Judge Landis Court.
One Statement Made May Render Moffatt Amenable to Fine
and Imprisonment for Contempt of .Court Judge Landis
Announces Complete Immunity for the Chicago and
Alton Because of Information Furnished in the Stand
Chicago, Sopl. 21. Federal .Judge.
Landis today '.formally jrrnnloil im
lnimily fo the Chicago' & 'Alton
for turning state'. ovidenco "against
the Standard Oil company of .In
diana, and then called llio -hand of
St.uidnid OH in insinuating thaMie
, had fcclceleil it for u victim oT
LIt ordeicd President .lames A.
Moffut of tbe .Standard Oil corn
pay oT Indiana,, to appear before
the grand jurv net Tuesday and
o.plain what lie meant by the.
statement contained in i pamphlet
ed to. Judge Lnndiri during tiie ra
ces' siueo (ho tiial of tho oil com
pany. T.ho allusion ,to the selec
tion of, tho company as a "vir
tim'' may lender Moffat t liable to
fine, and imprisonment for contempt
rU" c'Mirk The pamphlet, a Mute- j
mem oi ine Standards iews or
the nroeciilion, wiis circulated
among stockholders and employes.
Of tho Alton immunity bath.
Judge Landis aid: 'The r.iiliond
company caused its. employes to
make folso and fictitious cut ties
and to keep bogus i words. There
are manv men in the penitentiary
ARE OVEItOOMINa THE
PLAGUE IN 'FRISCO
San Fuinciseo, Sept. 1!!. Dr.
R ii peit Uluu, of the marine hospital
son ice, mid Piesidenl Will Ophnls
of the city board of health, today
united in the following statement:
"From our knowledge of plague,
the proven! ion of a Midden, out
break in epidemic form can be pre
dicted with assurace, but n certain
number of cases will continue to
oeenr for a considerable, period in
apilu of all prevent ivo measures".
The lcconl to dale follow: Iden
tified casxs, forty-two; deaths,
twenty-four .suspects under obser
vation t u cut -live.
oilier couildeinii.,1,, " Jhttdy declaim
ed hohild ('oiuimiloro E. C. Heinii
diet otiffzcl the Manhattan to
protect bhu l''ii,ilu G'a company
of ChicfigO, n I iikiiio it scouring
plenty of li ml at u reawin
iiblo itlto. It Iiji been lurcliiising
fiom 'the Standard, but feared,
issued bv him that "for llfleon I I'ov making false entries. Tint in
j earn other shipper Iiave flipped dealing with criminl classes, it i-
freight ouL C this, territory under I cuMomnry to promise immunity to!
i lie icbsi 'inpiioie in oroor io con-
vct the gi enter criminal. That is
the situation in this case.'
ciiifiinisianccs similar to tho-o under
-which the Standard Oil company
was indicted and fined" wild to
tell why he inserted the line: "Ts
there any reason why the Standaid
Oil has been selected as vicliin?"
Judge Landis instructed the jury
to njiikc a thorough investigation
into Moffntt' charge land if it
fcuiul eviileuce of other violations
to letuni indictments. The jury
was then adjourned to rovonvoiu' to
hear.. Moflittt'K tost unmix,
ft4(?opipsr-rfHio ininp!llet we
Tlio motion was made by Mr.
Rime in conformance with a re
quest fiom Attorney General Tlonn
parte, who, in a. letter, saiil lie
had. gone over all the testimony by
witnessw; in the. employ of' the
Chicago & Alton, and "tlmt '"al
though wniti parts of the evidence
are undeniably opon to njlvorsi uil
ieism, lh ii'iosf perfeel good -"fail h
lequires the govehunent to nocord
Kellogg Hovever Secured
Valuable Facts From
wii.wli . ac
( the Sif
STDYVESANT FISH WILL
FIGHT E. H. HARRIMAN
The Tirisely Heresy Charge
Has- ,Been on Echo in
the ' Accuser's Church
YcMiturslojjii. u , Kept. 21. A
split indln' I iwi)ith Methodist
ISjiifiipal" Bliiu n i.s imminent fob
lowing ,Uj9ri- ,'i.iti,.H of piacli
c.illy thevomiu cm-ps of ofllcer.s of
the SufjllnK Imul. brought about
by UipylSjmHi i.f Dr. Sherman F.
Wood, tbAffiKfiis'iii. in tli0 Tin.sley
herewv 'VULT'1- Wood wilt )rom
iiienl hnUKflja ' Die rocenl chartr-
es ngnitisjn-l. . l-BPiilliiur ill a
trial at jlug ' eland conference.
Oi' the aeciKed.
ii Wick l-'lmvor, as-'morc ll position of commanding Ini-
Illinois Central Stockholders Meeting in Chicago,
in October Promises to Furnish Some Sensations-Fish
Wants all Proxies
In !iot(iiiK am dtfluxiw traffic alliance"
To Rccuie Hie laiKest revenue, tllil
Importance ))t the llllnolK 'entnil
Blioulil lio malntalneit, tr. FIsli anld.
In order tbat It nluniUl recolvo tlui
larKest possible tonnage In return for
tlic volutno of hU8ltiP8 proiluced
utODR ItH own Itno. It would lie
tlif very thlUK Hint would Inake Its
(niilnil of Biich value to tbo Harrl
Mr Kliih goes on to point out to
tho Ktockholdpr that ot their pres
ent directum. Mr. Ilnrrlmnn In hpad
of the t'nlon Pnclllc and Soiitliein
uiiwi ueiuiMil IfieJiard
n'li.ity county treas-
i . J. PoiTv. Hiss
en-- list; ,T. IT. Deek-
iind a dox.On teachers
1 1 'iol Htaff liavo re-
iKncd to withdraw
i in, linslny in
his- d'.sptiu i -r doct.rino
oilier piviiqH nere.
Nrew Yoik, Sept., 21. Anthom
R. Drady, mulli-ihiliionaii-o gas
and traction expeit developed a
surprising lack of meirtory when
ho took the slaiid fodty in 'the
homing of the. vnm)nt-n:tum w.
desigiiejl to sunvtbeTolutiou oCvllu
the Standard Oil company' of New Arrive
Hrady, Jiowcver, proved better
than even Kellogg had hoped by
furnishing the i'ipit direct evidence
that the Hritish company that
bought th(. Manlmttian Oil company
did so nicsuiimbly for tho Stand
ard, and the alo was made through
a Standard agent, lie piodueed n
copy o on option dated August
21,'lSW) f.u-SO.uni) shares of, Mah-
His Determination to Quietly Retire Has Been Altered and
Now lie Proposes to Fight to a Finish In a Long Letter
Asking for Proxies, Fie Tells the Stockholders Some-
tliino- nf Hip Mnwua Which nrn Prnnncnrt Kir ITa-rimnn iT'nrlflc nnd Charles A. l'eahoily anil
b . ,.,, . , . . .. A, ,.,. . ," , ITlohPit W. OoelPt are mnillheia of
One of Which is to Turn Over the Illinois Central to the .the union r-acinc hoard ami nssortu
TTninn Pnrifir Mbat there ha8 boon a systycmatlc and
S' - w V . I .J.... Affnb. ,k rfititfr nittl
ltl ttintfllL -u,ill HI rtLiui; ,finnn
of the board In the Interests of tho
Union I'ncluc. An attempt to elect
Htlll another Union Pacific director,
a director of the IlllnolH Central, ho
sayB. wna only defeated by the use
of his proxies at the last election,
"It waM repeatedly nnd persistent
ly stated by Mr llarrlman and Mr.
Peabody and at the stockholders'
meet I UK hv Mr. William Nelson
Now York, Sept, 21. That Stny- jpened l to President Hnralmn, liow
vesant Klsb liieaim to flsbt IJ. II. over, at this meeting, which wan tho
Ilnrrlmaii to a finish and assume onco onp ftt w'c Mr- "nraban was
piuitneu oy .Mr. uian.
.Mr. Fish, In his letter, sayn that
he had expected to retire quietly at
the coming meeting, hut that many
stockholders had already sent htm
She Goes to Her Husband and Informs Him of What She
Has Done Her Only Explanation is that She Did
not Want the Children to go Crazy as
She had Done.
P.ulfalo, uT. Y., Sept. 21. Ono
of tho most shocking tragedies in
the history of HulValo occurred to
day when llerlha Jlund, , thirty
seven, wifo of Ficderfek Muud,
njurdoied her throe children, I'hris
luphor, eight; Helen, two and
IViedn, six months',
W'hen a policeman enteied the
hou-so 'ho found 'the three children
dead in bed. There was a vopo
aiound tho nock of Frieda, tho
baby. To strangle. ,,f'hristophor and
Hecu, tho mother had used part
f the bol clothing. '
Fredciick Jluud, husband of Uie
woman, works for tho I'enuHylvnnia
railrtiad company. Ho went to woik
at 7 o'clock. At !) o'clock Mrs.
.M mid culled on Iict husband and
calmly iufdimed Iiim sbo bad killed
their throo children. TJie husband
seized the woman and ran to his
house, il'iuding her story true, lie
.summoned tho police, who hurried
Mrs. Muud to the station. It is
boliovxl 'tho ioman is insnno. Slu
says she didn't, want bcr children
to go crazy as slio had dour.
- m '
porinuco in mo niruirs or tne Illinois
Central, from which Mr, Hnrrlmnn
pusted blm. was made evident yester-
uay wnon .Mr. I'isii sent out a lorn?
letter to stockboldprs, asking them
for tholr proxies to vote at the an
nual meeting of tho company, which
Is to ho held In Chicago. Oct. 10.
Mr. Fish has not horotoforo solic
ited proxies, in a stntoiuont inndo
last August, when the old row be
tween hiiseir and air. Hnrrlman
blazed up again, ho said that ho In
tended to be present at tho meeting
and vote his own shares and such
proxies as might be confided In blm.
but now It appears ho has decided to
go gunning for his old Too with nil
the proxies ho can got hold of. and
their proxies and had also aslced him Cromwell their attorney," says Mr.
for a word respecting tne rpcent man- (Finn, "that the Union Pacific had no
agomeiit of tho eompan j Interest In thp Illinois Central shares
"For somo time." the lettnr ropb on nmI lf W0B ',pnle'1 ,lmt ",P1'0 was ""V
to say, "thero has been a persistent Jl,urlo8c to control the Illinois Cen-
offort to place the control of your
corporation In the hands of those
dominating the Union Pacific and
Southern Pacific companies. I liavo
felt It my duty to opposo this offort
In order to loyally discharge my ob
ligations of trusteeship to tho Illi
Mr. Fish goes on to say that the
Illinois Central is essentially a North
prevent, lr possible, the election of la South trunk line, running athwart
Mr. Hnrrlman and threo of his 'the general trend of traffic, and for
Now York. sMr21.-Tb Ivais
er Wilhelm IlJ tho North Gor
man Llojd linewitli Senator Hev-
endgo and hismbridc and a dis.
frlondH Ui the four places In the dl
rectorate to bo filled at that meeting
Mr. Plali liiniself is one of the ic
tlring directors, nnd .fohn dacob
Astor and Mr. Hnrrlman nlso go
out. A successor to tho late John C.
Welling is also to bo elected.
Mr. Fish asks the stockholders to
make out their proxies to his two
colleagues in tho board, Chnrles M.
Ileach and James Dow Cutting and
t. ...I 1 ifJUi ( .t i .--.-..
....,,...1 '"yd'. i vini-iii-uiuiuinisoir. as no promised last Aug
on board, leaclijm.Miero In day after st, when he and Mr Hnrrlman had
n fust pasMi-iP m ilvo days, seven-'tho dispute as to who owned the
teen hours .uidw-tliirteen nuiiutos largest number of shares. Mr Fish
from Chprhniirj&iiSonUuimpioii and telows In his letter somo recent acts
hattiin Mock which was. given to Hreiiien. Io-t night at the usual of the present management nnd tolls
t In (leneral Industrial Syndicate conceit Senator 'HtJVoridge made n wlmt happened to tho resolution he
(limited) of London, Kuglnml. Tho speech and a lajrg'o sum was raised , bad tried to read at a rocont meot
considoralion amis 'one dollar and for the seamen 'if fund. ''" "o omits to reluto what bap-
that reason its best advantage lay
tinl in the Interest of tho Union
Pacific, or to make It subservient
thereto. Vot, Inter, when the testi
mony taken before the Interstate com
morce commission was disclosed, It
was found. In faco of these state
ments, that the Union Pacific had
lKiught before your stockholders'
meeting 281,231 shares, or 20.50 per
cent, of the entire capital stock ot
Mr Fish calls attention to tho
Continued on Pago Tour.
PAINT aVQ'HE " " -&
tiur<J.H. urB.l U lllv
OUT OF THE RACE
The New Yorker Denies That the Independence League
Conference Was Called to Launch His Boom Says
He Prefers to Live a Private Life.
ROIT IN NEW YORK
Sheriff Hayes Appoints and Arms Four Hundred Deputi
ses W ho will be on Duty at the Polls for Primary
Election May Clash with Mayor
Now York, Sopt. 21, Four hundred
spoclnl deputy bhorlfls, armed with
badges, clubs and revolt era,, fttr
nlshod by Slioilft Hayes, a 'follower
of Lender Olmrles F. .Murpby,' of
Tninmanyii hall, niay precipitate
bloody riots -at tbo polls when they
are opened, for primary balloting this
Thiii Is tho first time In many yenis
that deputies have boon sworn In.
Heretofore the police hnvo been suf
ficient, but uh tltoy ma under the
control of Mayor McClollun and bis
commissioner, Oonoral Hlngham,
Tammany claims tboy aro to bo used
to oppress T'Unnmny workers. Honco
tho Tainmntiy sheriff bus named the
deputies, l)li)glmin declares lf tboy
Interfere ylth hlH pollen, thero will ho
"things doliia" wbllo Hayes Insists
he la tho cblof law officer ot tho
county and his men uio supeilor to
Tammany baa a light in twenty
two of tho tlilrty-fivo county olectlon
districts. Kvorytyblng points to the
overthrow ot McClellnn'u forces.
McClellnu hlnisolt clalniH victory in
but nlno districts. Charles Murjiliy
declared today ho would carry every
district, hut two.
John J. Dooley, politician, me-mber
ot Taniinnny hull, who seeks leader
ship of tho Democratic party In the
H'wonty-fl'lilrd assembly district at
the primaries this afternoon, was
itt(ieked by two unknown persons
wbllo eiouto to IiIh homo at nn curly
hour and sustained a fractured skull.
Ho was bit by a brlclt and his assntl
nntH wore heating hlin wlirn tboy wero
f. lightened by passeisby,
J"jT "" ' ' ' ' ' " '" ' ' """""""" " " imiiiiiiiwiiwiii hiwiiiii J,r'1l'v
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New York, Sppt, 23.- "I am not a
presidential contlldnte on the Inde
yendenco league, or any other
ticket," says William It. Hearst, sin
sweilng the Chicago Trlliune's asser
tion thnt the loaguo's comlm; ennfor
oneo In tho Illinois iiiotiopolla Is for-
ntnlly to launch tho Now York editor's
"An lndopeiidoneo loaguo confor-
oneo has boon called hero for Septem
ber 2", but nothing has boon deter
mined as to whnt It shall do lu na
"I do not say I am not a candi
date in the Uooseveltlan sense, pub
licly declining tho nomination and
pilvately working to got It. nor do
I say It through any feeling oC
disappointment at the icsult of tho
"I dislike holding or running for
office and I particularly dislike 1e
lng placed in a position where my
sincerity can bo questioned through
campaigning for an office I do not
want and would only consent to hold
from a sense of public duty.
"1 niu satisfied to bo a private clt
Izon and to labor through the leaguo
and through the election of others to
promote the pilnclples 1 believe in,
"I cannot conceive of any condi
tions under which I would bo willing
to bet nine a presidential candidate."
M WHO CAN
GRAFT THE MOST
Chicago Deputies Sheriffs and Policemen are Vieing With ,
' Each Other to Determine Who is the Best Graf
ter Police in Hold-up Business and Sheriffs'
Deputies Sell Opium and Allow Prisoners
Chicago, Sopt 2 1. -Tho Chicago
pollco forco and Cook county dep
uty sboriirs nio vlolng each other in
n "graft' contest. Disclosures up to
date award oven honors. Wbllo tho
pollco hate shown as tbo heroes of
half a dozen hold-ups, tho deputy
sheriffs are charged with having sup
plied opium and cocaine to prisoners
anil aided Inmates ot tho Jail to saw
their way to liberty.
James Kastakos, a Greek fruit deal
er before Municipal Judge Petit this
morning testified ho bad boon beaten
nnd robbed of $00 by Policouion Mc
Avoy, Jennings, stelndlo and Plorco.
Mrs. Nora Sullivan charges sbo
was Insulted by a policeman to whom
alio niudo, complaint that she had
boon robbed. Wlion sbo nsked blm
to mnka an Investigation, ho tlueat
oncd to nrrost bor,
Patiolninn Thomas Woodward haa
bceh discharged and awaits prosecu
tion on the chargo of having clubbed
nnd lobbed a drunken man . Pollco-
men Coleman and Reed aro charged
to hato "shot up" u saloon in weste
ern stylo because tho proprietor "Ar
gued" with them.
Klchard Harry, n notorious offender,
Is accused ot buying for $20 the
letonuuondation,, of a pollco officer
for his pardon from the workbouse.i
Since Mnrch, fifteen "probationary"
offlcors, most of whom are under
twonty-flvo years old, and wera
sworn In during tho teamsters' strike,
huvo been subjected, to criminal
Four deputy sheriffs already nro
under fire-on account of the escape of
two" prisoners and tho sale of postage
stamps at double prices and of opium,
tobacco, whisky and rocaluo to In
mates of tho jali; j
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