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TOLUJCE XVI. NO. 80.
MABION, OHIO, SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 1C, 1907.
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ANOTHER STAR PLACED IN
Oklahoma became a
o'clock this Morning
velt Signed the Statehood Proclamation.
At eleven o'clock Governor Haskell was Inaugurated first
Governor of the Baby State In his Inaugural Address
.He Criticized President Roosevelt's Administration and
placed the blame for the Financial Stringency upon Judge
Iandis' fine against The Standard. ,
Guthrie, AOkla., Nov. 10. Okla
homa, tho forty-sixth state of , the
Onion, became n reality shortly utter
9 o'clock this morning when won!
was received that President Roose
WALSH SEEKS AN
Couniel for the Chicago Banker contends that becaure the
Books of his Bank were used by the Federal Grand
J Jury He should be Immune from Prosecution.
Chicago, Nov. JC A long drawn-
outargumenl between opposing coun-
v8Umndln hlch tho court took part
Xrxwtjjiief to time, over what Is re-
trded'as'practlcallr a len for Im-
i4 l 'HjgnjV;i)peauBe (he books of tho de-
endantj.lvajl been' used In tho federal
cnuiu- jury investigation or nis nr
fals, consumed the Friday afternoon
session of court In tho trial of John
R, Walsh, on a chargo of having
anlsappropriatod funds of tho Chicago
uvauonni unnic, witu wnieii no was
assocfated,. Tho question of Immun
ity was not settled when adjourn
ment, until Monday morning was tak
en. Judgo Anderson announced that
ho would resorvo his decision until
fTho Immunity plea was based upon
tho fact that tho books of the South
ern Indiana, Railway company were
THEIR ATTACK ON TAFT
Dick and Foraker seems confident of splitting the Ohio
- Delegation -A Dog in the Managor Policy adopted- to
J ' yward the Secretary Bryan's Declaration as it is
Nov. 1C iTho Ohio
Intend to fight tho
Taft forces to a finish for tho con
trol ,'ot- tho national convention dele
gation.. This resolution is based on
whal Ihoy consider tha change In
tho situation as a result of the recent
(The senators feel sure Jthey can
enllt tho'' delegation, get half of If,
1n other words. This much can al
irpady bo said of their plans.
fTlioy aro counting on Geongo D.
Cox, of Clnclnatl, ns tho Taft pcoplo
are counting on him, and for tho
same reasons. Cox has a consistent
record of 'having played In wltli what
ever faction hold control up tho stato,.
Ayjillo the Taft pooplo have that cqn
trpl, he s not likely to broak with
them. Even the senators do nqt
seem to expect (hat,
Jlut they figure on his coming to
them If th'oy can get enough dele
gates elsewhere to make a combina
tion of theni with Hamilton county
declalyei (For they count pn Mr,
Cox's mpihory of n speech made by
Secretary Tnft nt Akron which olocted
t Democratic governor nnd ovor
tunjod the Cox city government In
Qeiiatar Foraker found Senator
Pick waiting; for him hero on his
-erlvJ yesterday, T.hoy had a long
conference In Senator Fornker's
homo,' late lit tho afternoon. After
this (conference, neither would tn)k
State Shortly after nine
when President Roose
velt had signed the statehood procla
Immediately upon tho receipt of
the message, Governor Friuitz and
other territory officials resigned, nnil
nt 11 o'clock tho inauguration cere
used ns ovldenco 'by tho federal
grand Jury In Its examination, which
resulted In the Indictment of Sir.
Walsh, and were about to bo used
by tho government In tho present
trial. "The books wcro being 'exam
ined and entries In, them 'read by
National Bank Examiner 13. P.
iloxoy, under a steady llr6 of ob
jections from' tho other side, when
tho court interrupted with the state
ment that no headway was bcliljj
Let tho Jury be "excluded," ho
said, 'and wo will seltle. this question
Attorney John S. Miller, of coun
sel for .Mr, Walsh, declared that, ho
was not ready to meet tho Issue, find
It Is oxpected that ho will bo given nn
opportunity on Monday to die author
ities In support of his contention.
iind Senator Foraker declined to make
;any statements for publication..
lust now tho Ohio senators aro
less concerned with tho picblom of
making Foraker president than thoy
aro with the problem of killing tho
qhances or Taft. Their frlonds deny
hero thnt such tactics can bo called
dog In the ninngor beamso, thoy say,
it tlio Tart forces win, It spoils tho
political death or tho two senators,
Henco, thoy say, Dick nnd Foakor
nro merely fighting In soir defonse,
under tho law of self preservation.
iForakur created a sensation by
calling at tho White Houso yesterday.
Uo.hnd forgotten that Filday Is set
apart for a cabinet session, whon It
la Impossible to hoe tho president.
Hoexplulncd that this call was the
usual pno of respect required by sen
atorial courtesy, nnd that It had no
a'lio urynn statement Is taken hero
as settling tho quostlpn of the noxt
Democratic presidential nomination.
A. fow men mny go though the mo
tions of oppoulng Mr. Urynn, ns they
hayo already bebn doing, but It Is
hard to find a practical politician
who consldors his efforts seriously.
Tho only doubt horo has been one
as tofWhother tho Nebraska leader
would permit his namo to go botoro
tlio con vontlou.
Thoro Is good, evldenco that fr.
Drynn wns not njixlous to .run this
Continued on Pago Six,
ON THE FUG
monies of the new officials began,
with much ceremony. Oaths of of
fice were administered, after which
Governor C. N. Haskell, formerly or
Ohio, reviewed tho statehood fight
and praised the stato constitution.
Particular pains woro taken by
Haskell to crltlcl.o Roosevelt's ed
inlnlstratlon as spectacular, and Judge
Landls' fine of tho standard oil was
alleged to hnvo boon tho causo of the
present financial stringency.
(Haskell suggested tho closing; or tho
Now York Slock exchange- as tho
proper remedy to bring about normal
Washington, Nov. 1C Scoro of
persons, Including several sena
tors, today witnessed tho president
signing tho proclamation making
Oklahoma tho .fth stato In tho
Union. He signed nt 10:ir. eastern
t,mo' . AIMII
CHICAGO POLICEMAN IS
. SBOT WITHOUT WARNING
Chicago, Nov. 1G. Patrolman Itob-
lert McAncny wns shot to' death by nn
unknown assassin whilo patrollng his
beat, this morning. Ho died without
regaining consciousness. Thqro Is no
cluo to tho assassin, who is supposed
to be a robber.
$50,000,000 Will Probably
be Sold Within a Short
Washington, Nov. 10. As a result
of. tho conference at tho White House
between President Rosovelt, Secretary
Root and Cortelyou and Postmaster
Gonernl Meyer, It Is likely thnt the
government will Issuo ?n0,00fl,000 In
Punnmo, canal bonds. The issuo
would servo to dr.iw out u lot of
hoarded money, besides affording the
banks opportunity for additional clr
culatloV. Secretary Cortelyou has as
surances from New York financiers
that tho bonds will bo bought nt
good price. ,
GREAT PEDESTRIAN IS
Cloveland. O.. Nov. 16. Edward
Paybou Weston, the famous pedes
trian, ontorcd Ohio on his walk from
Portland, Malno to Chicago early
today. Ho left Erlo, Pa., at midnight
and will try to make Cloveland by
nlithtfall today, a distance or 100
Weston Is now twelvo hours ahead
of his schedulo and 21 hours ahead
of tho record ho made 40 years ago.
Weston took breakfast at Conncaut,
nt 0 o'clock.
Later Weston fllscovorcd that
Ho could not reach Cloveland to
night and will stop at Pnlncsvllta
EXPECT M AURETANIATO
BEAT LUSITANIA'S RECORD
(London, Nov. Hi. The Cunardei'
iMnurettinla, the Luslt.inla's sister
Bhlp will leave Liverpool this even
ing on her m.ildon voyage across the
Atlnntlc. Slio will bring nearly $11,
OOO.qoO In'gold, tho world's record for
shipments or the precious metaj.
(Tho Mnuretnnlas officers say the
ship will 'beat tho Lusltnnla'fl speed
record. They expect to see her av
erage close to 27 knotB.
Did not know whether He
and .Teddy talked about
Washington, Nov. io."Our re
lations fnrq delightfully pleasant",
exclaimed!-.. Senator Kornker, today,
ns ho left President Roosevelt's
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Tlio senator, after 'a twenty niln.
utos conferenro with the president,
said that the subject df finance had
occupied 'tho -most or their time,
"I had aiivery pleasant chat with
the president, very , pleasant, in.
deed," said" tho senator. "Tho
President wlfahed to get my views
on omergoncy currency, and I
told him what I could'on the sub
ject. Put. -'nothing lias been de
cided upon. I understand."
"idd you discuss tho subject of
tho Presidency?" the senntor was
'ir wovdld, 1 havo forgotten
It," ha 'replied.
WEDDING JDCCURS IN
BRITISH ROYAL CIRCLES
London, Nov. ifj ,1'rlnce Charles
of HoUrbonf'Jwhoso first wlfo, King
Alfonfo'tt s'lBto died three years
ago, was married, at Worcestershire,
tbdayj.to Princess' Louise D'Orleans,
a slstor of the-- French protender.
King Alfonzo and .his consort and
tho qucon or 'Portugal were among
tho guests. The..wcddlng gifts nro
estimated to bo .worth .$1,000,000.
Over forty princes and princesses
Governor Harris; Expects a
Raid to beMade on the
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Columbus, O., Nov. ,lfi. Governor
Harris in his annual message will
warn tho general 'assembly against
extravagance. This Is due to tho fact
that Friday, tho ond or fiscal year,
tho surplus In tho stnto treasury was
15,081 ,850, on, the greatest In tho
state's history. This big balance Is
oxpected to causo a riild when the ap
propriation bills come up In the gen
eral assembly and; It will also bo
used by advocates of local option In
an effort to show that tho stato can
spare some of tlio liquor traffic rcv
onuo. OUTI "'UNCLE
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UIRL GETS DAMAGES
FROM FOOTBALL PLAYER
Mansfield, O., Nov. l(i 'Hio Jury
In tho breach of promise caso of
Nora Oborlln, a shop girl, ngnlnst
James Upson, a formor Kenyan
football stnr, awarded tho girl
JpJ.fjrtO. Upson graduated from Ken
yon In J no.'). iMIsb Obcrlln worked
in n (loi)artment store.
JELOUS HUSBAND OPENS
FIRE ON WIFE'S ADMIRER
Lorain, O., Nov! 10. Finding his
wife and Chailes Kim, or Clarksvllli',
Ohio, on tho street together, A.
Truex today opened fire on Kim. One
of the three bullets took ofTpot In
Kim's body. Truex and his wire nro
In Jail. Mrs. Truex Is a daughter or
Sensational Motion will be
filed in the Caleb Powers
torney Wilson for
tho trial of Caleb
Nov. Hi, At
tbe defense In
nhked .ludgo Morris for time to
prepare a motion challenging tho
ontlro vonlr of one hundred men
from Harrison county.
The defeiise had men follow the
deputy shorlfrs aiuT wntched their
conduct In summoning tho venire
men. It Is said that startling
charges will bo mado In the mo
tion or derenso. Today the exam
ination of veniremen was contin
ued. Five men were accepted yes
terday. JAPS STILL
Efforts to Check Immigration
Have Little or no "
Washington, Nov. 1C While Im
mgratlon to America from nil coun
tries showed during tho month of
October a considerable Increase, being
2!) per cent, greater than In October,
100.1. and Vi per cent, greater thiiu In
Octnhor 1000, tlio Increase in Immi
gration from Japan was greater than
has been shown In any one month In
the history of tho Immigration serv
ice. Tho restrictive regulations operat
ing against the Japanese and Kore
ans hnvo been In force for about sev
en mouths, but notwithstanding this,
the Immigration of Japanese constant
ly has Increased during that period.
The official flgtties show during Oc
lober, 1000, bef.iio the restrictive
iegu1.it Inns oven were thought of,
tho liiimbor of Japanese who nrilved
In this country was OS I.
During October or this year, tho
number or Japanese arriving In
America, not counting semes who
were smuggled across the Canndlnu
and Mexican borders, was 1,010, nn
Increase or about 230 por cent
MAYOR TOM JOHNSON
EAVORS W. J. BRYAN
He disowns any Presidential Boom which has been start
ed for him and Swears Allegiance to the Nebraskan
Will do all in his Power to Aid in his Nomination.
Clcvolnnd, O., Nov. ic Mayor
Johnson stands unqualifiedly for
tho renomlnatlon of William Jon
nnlgs Urynn as tho Democratic
candidate for piesldont In inoq.
In n Inttor to Urynn yestordny tho
mayor promised that bo will not
only work for a Urynn delegation
from Ohio, but that wherever ho
has friends In other states ho will
advise tboni to rollow bis example
In this respect.
Tho mayor's letter thus nuts to
untight the statements Hint be Is to
meet wlh Thomas Tngcnrt. obnlr-
man of the' national committee,
Charles F. .Murphy of Tammany,
Flngy" Connors nnd Ttogor Sulll.
van nt Mt. Clemnns. Mich., to dis
cuss ways nnd means to sidetrack
'Hie mayor practically says that
under no circumstances will he be
come a candidate for the nomlnn.
tlon. declaring that be will not
permit himself to be diverted from
his work here, which ho regards
as n public trust and of the high
est Importance both locally and
generally. His letter to tho Xebras-
"Tho Commoner's editorial an
nouncement of your decision re-
eardlng tho presidential situation
gives mo tho greatest satisfaction.
Uoth in spirit nnd form It Is wor
thy of you and of our Democratic
cause. This declaration Is tho one
thing needed to secure to tho Dem
ocratic party tho benefit of its best
IN OHIO'S TREASURY
End of the Fiscal Year finds $5,08i,850 95 lying in the
Vaults at Columbus-All of the funds of the State have
greatly increased Aiken tax boots the Receipts
in no small Degrees.
Columbus, O , Nov 10. When
tho books of tho state of Ohio were
rinsed at tlio end of tho fiscal ye.ii
br 1007. Inst night, thete ws n bal
ance or $:i,osi.sr,o.!ir, in cisii in tno
Mate tieasury. Tills is tin Incrciso (ft
11,333,817. IH within the year . and
1300 eclipsed all previous records ny
huudedH of thousands of dollars.
Each or tho Tour big state funds
made largo Increases during tho 12
months just passed. Practically ev
ery source of state rnveuuo Increased
In productiveness (luring tno year.
Largo gains wore made In tho lusur-
nnco taxes, the excises collected rrom
railroads and other public borvleo cor
porations, and Incorporation fees anil
ho Willis tax collected through the
Hcrictary of stato.
riie largest Increase rrom any one
hourco was contributed by tho liquor
dealers or tho state, under tho Atkln
tax or $1000. Tho Increase of cash In
tho treasury nt tno close or tho fiscal
year 1900, as compared with lOO.i,
was ?7.S,1Ji3.-lS, nnil most oi huh
cnino from tho liquor dealers, who
pild tho present rate only part of
the year. Accurate figures aro not
available, but tho Increase In tho
present statement fiom this source
Chicago Flyer on the Wabash
Wrecked One Man
Chicago, Nov. i(j. A romnrkablo
wreck occurred on tho Wabash,
near Pino Indiana, last night when
tho Chicago flyer loft tlio rails
whllo running 70 nill.es nu hour
and plunged down an ombankmont
leadership In the coming cam
paign. "To tho fullest extent of my In
fluence In such mnttors I shall en.
deavor to secure from Ohio a dele
gation to the national convention
that will truly represent what I
know to bo the Democratic senti
ment of tho stnte, by calling upon
yon to take up again tho commis
sion that ou laid down at St.
Louis In MO I- And wherever' I
have friends In other states T
shall advise them to follow my
example In this respect.
"The fact that my namo ban
been publicly mentioned in this
connection since our victory In
Cloveland. I should hardly think It.
worth while to refer to. woro It
not that my silence might nllow
"mbarrasslng misconceptions to get
headway t'ndor tho circumstances.
I wish to ad,vlsa ou, as I am
now. and shall continue advising
nil my friends, that I shall not
allow m.f,cir to be diverted from
our work In Cleveland, which T
regard as a public trust and of
the highest Importance both. lo.
cully and generally. Tills would, be.
in insuperable objection to any
tiresldentlal aspirations on my
nnrt; but in addition, T regard
vour candidacy next year as of vital
Importance to the cause of gen
uine democracy. That tho masses of
the people will confirm this opinion
is my henrty desire and confident
was about $1,000,000
In the lafet four years tho balance
in tlio treasury pr.ictlcnlly doubled:
In 1001 It wns $2,330,10S.4ri; In 190.1.
$2,987.877. iiO; 10011, $3,710,033.04; 1907,
(Annual stnto Incoino Is now close Jo
$11,000,000, with expenditures ap
proaching $10,000,000 annually. It la
expected that tho condition of the
treasury will be strongly handled by
Governor Harris In hla messngo ,to?
hn legislative. In January. lnnum.
orablo schemes hnvo been proposedi
which would aid In decreasing tlio
surplus. Tho governor Is not In
sympathy with them and will admon
ish the lawmakes to go slow with
expenditures. Ho wants nn econom
ical ecod and will not permit any
tendency to run riot with extravn
gnnce. These are the balances in tho differ
ent stato funds yesterday at tho
close of the year General revenue,
$1,124,330.01; sinking fnnd, $472,
030.23; common school fund, $280.
03.00; university fund, $203,201.11.
On Nov. 13. 1900. they woro: Gen
eral rovenuo fund, $2,899,901.24;
sinking fund $245,354.17; common
school fund, $1S4,280.2G.
Into a cornfield. Tho onglno and
combination smoker overturned.
Tho diner, two sleepers nnd tho
chair cars did not overturn, but
tltted like n roller constor. O, C.
Combs, a passenger was tho only
person seriously Injured. Tho train
mon escaped with bruises. The pas- 4
sengors In tho Pullman cars worit
back to sleop until tho relief train
arrived , but tho wrecking crews
had a hard tlmo getting tho train
out of the corn field.
BAY-Sf. LOUIS IS
VISITED BY A FIRI
lluy, St. Louis, Miss,, Nov. lfi.-r-
Flru today destroyed seventy
buildings, entailing a loss of $1(50,-
000. For a .time tho entire town
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