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VOL. MI. NO, 100.
EOCK ISLAND, rLL., SATURDAY, FEU KTJAB Y 14, 1903-TWELVE PAGES.
PEICE TWO CENTS.
HOT WORDS PASS
WILL BEAT RECORD
RAGITE CASE IS
.NOW WITH THE JURY
Between Hepburn and Cochran
in the National
Invention Which Kaiser William
Has for High
ADE IS RAISED
Allied Powers at Last
Forced to Let Up on
BOWEN MOVES OUT
Last Formalities Are
Lerlin, Feb. 14. The government is
telegraphing instructions today for
raisin" the blockade of the Venezue
lan coast immediately. It is expected
that the blockade will be fully raised
bv tomorrow or jiondav.
London, Feb. 14. The Associated
TJtvss . is informed that instructions
.r?e been t e teg r upheld to command
oj the squadrons olT Venezuela to
withdraw their ships "in consequence
of the arrangements just completed
at Washington. The blockade will
therefore be immediately raised.
Washington,. Fob. 14. The British
protocol with Venezuela for raising of
the blockade and reference of the mat
ter of preferential treatment of the al
lies' claims to The Hague was signed
at 11:30 o'cln.k List night. Signature of
the Italian and German protocols fol
lowed a short time later. The Italian
protocol was signed at 11:."0 and the
German protocol at 12:10 o'clock,, the
presence of Karon Sternburg at the
White House musicale delaying a final
close to the negotiations until after
Blockading Fleet to Withdraw.
The British protocol was in Eng
lish, the Italian in Italian and Ger
man, and the German in German and
English. Bowen signed in duplicate
for Venezuela, Sir Michael Herbert for
Great I'ritain. Signor Mayor des
Planches for Italy and Baron Speck
von Sternburg for Germany. Imme
diately on the signing of the hist pro
tocol cables were dispatched to Lon
don, Berlin and Home, announcing the
fact. It is expected that the command
ers of the blockading tleet within twenty-four
hour3 from the signing will
receiye their orders to withdraw their
vessels at unee.
What the Protocols Award.
By the provisions of these prelim
inary protocols Venezuela gets the im
mediate raising of a blockade and the
return of all her vessels, war and mer
chant, which have been captured by
the allied fleet. Great Britain, Ger
many and Italy receive advance pay
ments of .".500 each, Great Britain
receiving her payment on the signature
of the protocol and Germany and
Italy within thirty and sixty days from
date. Germany in addition will receive
live monthly payments until the full
amount paid her in advance aggregates
Adjudication of the Remaining Claims.
It is stipulated by the protocols that
the claims of the creditor nations shall
be adjudicated by joint commissions,
to consist in tach instance of a Vene
zuelan, a representative of the claim
ant power, and in case of a disagree
ment an umpire, to be named by the
president of the United States. Upon
the signing of the protocols congratu
lations were exchanged by the four
negotiators. Bowen then dispatched a
brief cablegram to President Castro
informing him of the signature of the
protocols providing for the immediate
raising of th blockade.
DEFENDED ItY UALKOl'K-
Course of the ItrltUh GoTernment in the
Trouble With Venezuela
Liverpool, Feb. 14. Premier Bal
four, in a speech at a luncheon given
by the Conservative club here yester
day, declared the British government
had no choice but to take action
against Venezuela. . The ministers had
shown no undue haste, no greed for
money and no inhumanity. The Unit
ed States government, he said, had
been taken into the confidence of his
mnjesty's government at every stage
of the proceedings. The Monroe doc
trine had no enemies in this country.
It would be a great gain to civilization
if the United Stateswould more active
ly concern itself with arrangements to
prevent the constantly recurring dif
ficulties between the European powers
and the South American governments
by getting the- latter to observe tlie
principles of International courtesy.
Reply to Lord Kosebery.
Continuing,-the premier said there
was no ground for Lord Itosebery's
criticism with respect to British rela
tions with either the United vStates or
Germany. Some arrangement with
the latter for joint operations was the
s most reasonable step possible for en
forcing their soTeral claims. Balfour
ridiculed the suggestion that the alii.-
MRS. VENTURA IS
GIVEN HER CHILD
Judge McVey Gives Decision In Fa
mous Case at Des - -Moines.
Des Moines, Feb. 14. The famous
Ventura divorce case was decided -finally
by Judge McVey in the district
court today, Mrs. Ventnra being giv
en custody of her child, Lillian. Five
years ago Mrs. Ventura secured a di
vorce from Prof. Loins D. Ventura,
but he wus given the child and took
her to California. Mrs. Ventura laler
married E. A. Conrad, of Minneapolis,
and kidnapped the child. Then she
sought modification of the divorce. de
cree, the court today deciding1, in her
favor. The case attracted wide at
tention. MILITARY CORDON ON
' MACEDONIAN FRONTIER
Sofia, Feb. 14. It is officially an
nounced that the government has de
cided to dissolve the Macedonian
committees in Bulgaria and place a
strong military cordon along fihe
Macedonian frontier, thus demonstra
ting1 Bulgaria's readiness to fulfill her
Sofia, Feb. 14. The president and
ice president, of the Central Macedo
nian committee and many others have
been arrested. It is understood that
this is to be followed by the restraint
of others implicated.
ance wit li Germany over Venezuela
was settled at the time of Kinpcror
William's visit to King Edward at San
dringham. He declared that the wholo
story was a mare's ;;est.
Reflections on International Animosity.
International animosities, said the
premier, were a great source of in
ternational weakness. Great Britain
was supposed to be greatly disliked on
the continent, but no country was
stronger for disliking Great Brit
ain or showing animosity. Nor
would Great -Britain lie strength
ened by harltoring' animosity. If the
peac eof Europe was to-, be preserved
and the cause ot.. civtiktation go for
waird without fatal shocks it must be
by the increasing use of co-operation
between the- European powers. The
Balkan states were now givinganxiety.
and thequptioii would only be solved
by common action upon the part of the
great civilized powers. European con
cert was clumsy, but it was better than
Appeals to the Public Leaders.
Balfour implored all those who had
any command over the sources of pub
lie opinion to refrain from indulging
in the easy task of embittering the re
lations between nations and creating
jealousies, so easily formed and so dif
ficult to allay.
KIMBALL, NEW YORK BANKER,
IS LET OFF WITH A FINE
New York, Feb." 14. Federal .ludge
Thomas today sentenced William II.
Kimball, former president of the Sev
enth National bank, to pay -u" fine of
$.1,000 for conviction of over-Vertifica-tion
of checks drawn to II. Marquand
& Co. IT. 1 - Rose, former paying tel
ler of tire same bank, had his sen
TODAY'S WORK OF
THE GRIM REAPER
Vienna, Feb. 14. The Archduchess
Eliza belli, mother of the former
queen regent, Maria Christina, of
Spain, dicil today.
London, Feb. 14. Field Marshal' Sir
John Sinuous died today. He was a
factor of rtrce in British military cir
cles. ANOTHER KANSAS WOMAN
MAKES BID FOR FAME
Topeka, Kans., Feb. 14. Blanche
Boies, a disciple of Mrs. Nation, was
arrested here this morning for smash
ing windows and fronts of saloons
and drug stores early today. The
same woman achieved notoriety some
months ago by horsewhipping Mayor
Parker. . .
SHOT BY A BRAKEMAN
So OS Says, and Left Lying for Fourteen
Honrs In a Stupifled Condition
Near the Track.
Logansport. Ind., Feb. 14. Shot
through his right arm and abdomen,
John Murphy, of Iioekport, N. Y., was
found near the Wabash tracks Thurs
day evening, having la in fourteen hours
In a stupified condition. lie says he
was beating his way on the east-bound
freight from Danville to Toledo, and
was attacked by a-brakeman, who shot
him on his refusal to jump off the train,
The shock caused Murphy to lose his
hold and he fell ot the ground, clear
of the train. His feet were frozen and
fatal results are expected from the bul
let wounds. The identity of the
brakeman is unknown. C
QUAY AND' FRIENDS ALEET
They Have Had Omnibus Bill Put
Into Postoffice Appro
priation. Washington, Feb. 14. While the
house was yesterday considering the
iUkiiij bill to prohibit rebates to ship
pers, Hepburn was speaking of the
character of measures the Democrats
had voted for, saying among other
things that they had voted for a propo
sition under which it would have been
possible to fine the Pennsylvania rail
road $8,000,000 for a single act. They
would, he said, stop nt nothing la
beled "anti-trust." Then, while ex
plaining the provisions of the pending
bill, he denied a statement previously
made by Cochran of Missouri that tlu
bill relieved individual officers of rail
roads. "I say there is no repeal from
first to last in all this legislation
" he was saying, when Cochran
sought to interrupt him.
"I prefer not to yield,' said Hep
burn. Cochran "The gentleman ought not
to refer to the 'gentleman from Mis
souri' if he does not want to yield."
Hepburn "I ought to refer to the
gentleman at any time when he delib
erately misstates. a proposition."
II ran tied as a Lie.
Cochran "I brand that as a deliber
ate lie. I did not deliberately mis
state the question."
Hepburn- "Then ignorautly. The
gentleman can take either proposition.
1 say there is no repeal of the present
statute making culpable and responsi
ble criminally th individual under the
interstate commerce law."
QUAY AND HIS FRIENDS ALEUT
They Have Uad the Omnibus Kill Put
Into the Postoftlce Appropriation.
Washington, ?"eb. 14. Quay and his
friends gave s igns yesterday of stiffen
ing for the final struggle on the state
hood bill. Thursday evening in execu
tivo session 4Juay declined to give waj
for another executive session yesterday
and insisted that the statehood bill
be discussed. Yesterday morning the
committee on postoltices and post roads
decided to add the statehood bill as"
a rider to th postottiee appropriation
bill, in spite of the efforts of Beverldge,
a member of the committee.
All the statehood people say it is a
ditch fight, while their opponents say
the Quay forces are ready to fall apart
when the last conies which remains
to be seen.
The debate on statehood yesterday
ran into a debate on Mormonisui. De
pew was a speaker and he said that
"the fine Italian hand of the Mormoa
apostle had" been at work In the prep
aration of the measure and that the
concentrated influence of tlie Mormon
hierarchy co.ild be seen in the deter
mined effort to prevent any amend
ment which would completely exclude
polygamy." It was net disputed, he
said, that the vote of the Mormon
church is absolutely controlled by the
central hi-irchy of that organization.
He read from an alleged address by
Bishop Lunt, of the Mormon church,
exhorting his followers to remain firm
in observing the tenets of the Mormon
church, and thus maintain their power
Kawlins informed Depew .that the
address was fictitious, and that De
pew had been imposed upon. He nev
er knew, he said, of a Bishop Lunt,
of the Mormon church, and replying to
Depew said the Mormon church organ
ization had repudiated the address.
Senate and House in ltrief.
Washington, Feb. 14. A large crowd
was attracted to the senate yesterday
to hear tlie invocation of General Will
iam Booth, of the Salvation Army.
When the statehood bill came up De
pew resumed his remarks and failed
to have them finished at adjournment.
An executive session was held.
Under the operation of a special or
der which cut off opportunity to offer
amendments the house, after a debate
of an hour, by a vote of 'J41 to 0,
passed the Elkins bill to prohibit re
bates to shippers. The six members
who voted against the bill were Demo
crats. Littlelield of Maine did not vote
on either the rule or the bill. Itepulc
lican leaders practically announced
that with the passage of the Elk
ins bill the anti-trust legislation for
this session of congress is omplete.
The sundry civil appropriation bill
was practically completed.
Found a Shortage In His Hooks.
. New York. Feb. 14. According to
officers of the Sargent Manufacturing
company, of Muskegon, Mich., a short
age has been discovered in the ac
counts of the New York branch ollico
of the company. The manager of the
New York office was Henry E. Hugh
son, who committed suicide several
1 Going: to Cuba To He Married.
Richmond. Ind., Feb. 14. Miss Min
nie Cook, a talented young woman of
Hamilton county, has left for Gibara,
Cuba, where she, will be married to It.
P. Holding, an instructor of languages
in the mission schools of the Friends'
church. " . ...
Sensation Sprung in the
Murder Trial of John
ANNA DISHHAN VICTIM
Claimed . Defendant's
Wellington, Kans.. Feb". 14. in the
trial of .John Cummings for the mur
der of Anna Dishnian. his LJ-year-old
servant girl, the defense sprang a
surprise liy stating' it would be prov
en that the murder was committed bv
the defendant's wife.
It will be shown, they claim, that
Mrs. Cummings held such an irresist
ible influence over'her husband that
she had forced him to. make a written
confession of the crime to save her.
Cummings. in his confession, said
he struck the girl on the head and
then locked her in an .out house,
where she was left without attention
until she died.
BOY PERISHES IN
Other Members of Craig Family Fa
tally Injured, at Taren
Tarentum, Pa., Feb. 14. Fire which
broke out here this morning destroy
ed ji half dozen frame buildings, in
cluding the resilience of 1). .1. Craig,
in which one member of the family
was burned to death and the others
were perhaps fatally injured. Kay
Craig, aged 1-, was dead when found,
and his father and mother and two
sisters are so badly burned that they
cannot possibly recover. The damage
to property amountsj'to .?." ,H)0.
UNCLE SAM TO TAKE
HAND IN PROSECUTIONS
Chicago. 1'eb. 14. Harry Ilrolaski,
M. .1. I'.ock and Matty Wooden, ar
rested yesterday in the police raids
on alleged fraudulent turf investment
concerns, today were held in bonds
of $.() each.
Mason and Thompson were freed.
Preparations, are in progress for pros
ecution of turf concerns by the post
office" department. Many disgruntled
inxestors were present when the pris
oners were arraigned. Among them
were II. A. Smith am! John Keed. of
Cedar Kapids. Iowa, investors in the
Ilrolaski concern of $1).0IHJ and $-'.000
respectively. Cedar Kapids residents,
they say, have about 1 1 :i.tM0 invested
with Ilrolaski. ' Peter F. Klein, of Ma
rion. Iowa, who claims to represent a
syndicate of". "50 Marion people with
over $4,0(O invested, also preferred
charges against Ilrolaski. who, Klein
alleges," obtained $47." from him by
Chicago, Feb. 14. The police yester
day began a systematic raid upon turf
investment concerns. Three squads
of detectives got Instructions to raid
every alleged fraudulent truf invest
ment concern that was operating in
Chicago. One of the offices visited
was that of H. Ilrolaski & Co., 330
Dearborn street. Ilrolaski was there
and was taken in charge by the offi
cers. In the office nt the time were
two women who said they had made
investments and that they had been
unable to get their money back when
they called for it.
The cause, of the police activity is
the failure at St. Louis of several of
these companies with the consequent
loss. It is said, of more than $2.(X0.000
by their stockholders, most of whom
are poor persons. The failures at St.
Louis are these: E. J. Arnold & Co.,
John J. Regan & Co.. International In
vestment company, Christy Syndicate
Investment company. United Turf In
vestment company. The number of
persons losing money by these failures
is about 80,400. . .
BRYAN NOT A CANDIDATE,
SATS NEW YORK INTERVIEW
New York. Feb. 4. The Kvening
Telegram prints this! afternoon an in
terview with Hon William liryan.
in which Mr. liryan aid he would not
be a candidate for the democratic
presidential nomination next year un
der any consideration.
MARION COCKRELL IS
E. F. OALLAUDET'S BRIDE
. Washington. Feb. 14. Miss Marion
Cockrell, eldest daughter of Senator
Cockrell, of Missouri, was married at
noon today to Kdsm FossemLen Gal-
lauclet, son of the president of Colum
bia' institution for the deaf and
dumb. . - : t
IN THE MATTES OF WAR CRAFT
Will Give His Warships the Blue
Ribbon if It
rieilin, Feb. 14. Emperor William's
navy has acquired an invention de
stined to revolutionize the whole sys
tem of vessel construction and to
make the .German warships the swift
est lighting craft afloat. The invention
Is credited to Professor Kretzschmer,
chief of construction in the imperial
navy, who completely rejects the tra
ditional type of ship patterned after
the fish and substitutes for it one in
the form of .an aquatic bird.
Annihilates Wave Reslstnce.
liy annihilating wave resistance the
new form augments the propelling ca
pacity of the screw HO per cent., thus
making iossibIe a corresponding ac
celeration of speed without increased
expenditure of power. Kretzschmer's
theory rests on the supposition thnt
a vessel should be built in the shape
of a creature that moves on the sur
face of the water instead of being
patterned after the -fish which moves
beneath the water.
Will Simply Glide.
It is stated that the new type of boat
will make no waves or commotion of
any kind, bur will glide along the sur
face with the easy motion of a duck.
The German naval authorities believe
their latest acquisition is a tremendous
advance in the direction of increasing
the fighting efficiency of warships.
They assert that they have solved
the problem of acquiring greater speed
and longer steaming capacity without
the necessity for machinery of higher
power or for bigger coal bunkers.
Proposition to Make the Marriage Law
Olore Strict Hill Alined at the
Madison. Wis.. Feb. 14.; A joint res
olution was introduced in the house
yesterday requesting congress to forth
with issue ai call for a constitutional
convention to pass on the amendment
relating to election of United States
senators by popular vote. The joint
resolution for a constitutional amend
ment increasing the number of justices
of the state supreme court from five to
seven was adopted unanimously.
Pills were introduced as follows:
Preventing divorced persons from mar
rying within two years after divorce
and providing that when residents of
Wisconsin go to other states to marry
iu order to evade he law such mar
riage shall be void in Wisconsin: estab
lishing a state pulmonary hospital, ap
propriating $100,000 therefore and $1:!.
000 annually for the support of the
hospital: prohibiting bucketshops and
A bill was presented in the senate
providing that tobacconists selling ci
garettes must pay a license fee of
$.".00 and give a bond of $1,000. Sen
ator lieach introduced a bill permitting
steam railroads to consolidate. Dock
ing of horses will become a criminal
offense in Wisconsin and the importa
tion of docked horses will be forbidden
If a bill introduced into the legislature
by Senator Whitehead becomes a law.
MAN WITH THE AUTOMOBILE
Kot Responsible for the Sulfide of Mrs.
King:. Who Killed llerself in a
Chicago, Feb. 14. Ir. Arthur M.
Drianza. the family physician of Mrs.
Jennie King, who committed suicide
in a State street drug store Tuesday
night, says he Is unable to furnish
any clew to her motive for the act. "I
have known Mrs. King and fier family
nearly a year," said the physican, "but
only iu professional way. Last sum
mer Mrs. King had an attack of ty
phoid fever and I was called.
After she lecame convalescent I took
her riding in my automobile several
times, thinking it would hasten her re
covery. After she had completely re
covered the rides were discontinued, al
though once I met. her downtown ami
took her home. I have no idea of
what caused her to commit suicide."
Another man is yet to be heard from,
the papers say.
Two Young Hold Up Captured.
Springfield. Ills., Feb. 14. Two boy
desperadoes, Eddie Heedner, aged 17,
and Henry A.Curtis, age 1.1. are locked
up in the city prison. The detectives
assert that both boys have made con
fessions in which they say that they
have been holding up women; and re
lieving them of their purses and have
been robbing business houses and resi
dencea here. Iteedner has been out of
the reformatory at Pontiac only a short
They Bar J. Edward Addicks.
Dover, Del., Feb. 14. The regular
Republicans held a caucus yesterday
noon and framed a proposition which
was presented to the Addicks faction,
mrreeiusr to the election of one "regu
lar" Republican senator and one Ad
dicks Republican senator. Hie propo
sition states that the "union" Republic
an senator must not be J. .uwara Att
dicks. . ,.....
ARE IN TROUBLE
Dan Hanna and W. A. Clark, Jr.,
Charged With As- v
Charleston. W. Va., Fe,b. 14. John
Widener, general manager of the
Kanawha iv. Hocking Coal company;
Dan Hanna. son of Senator Hanna;
W. A. Clark, Jr.. son of Senator
(lark, and others are charged with
issanlting W. (i. Caldwell, member of
the legislature, early this morning
while the latter was going home from
the legislative hall in a carriage. It
is charged that the men attempted to
take the carriage away from Cald
well, which resulted in the latter be
ing rendered unconscious and. lie was
taken to a hotel in a serious condi
tion. Later Caldwell swore out war
rants for the arrest of Widener. Han
na and Clark, but the latter left the
city on an earlv train for Columbus.
NOTED CHICAGO TEACHER
LECTURES AT AUGUST ANA
Miss Margaret Haley, of Chicago,
the public school teacher who became
prominent and who earned the undy
ing gratitude of all honest citizens
through her leadership ot the tight
in tli- windy city t increase the
school revenues by compelling a num
ber of the large corporations to pay
a reasonable share of taxes, interest
ed a Iarire audience at Aiigustana col
lege last evening with an account of
how it was done.
Nearly everyone knows something
of the fight that Miss Haley and her
coworkers made from reading about
if in the public prints, but her narra
tive of the details was calculated to
give her auditors a more vivid idea of
the extent of the wrong that was
made at last partly riirht and to
arouse a thorough sympathy with the
teachers ami their work. Miss Haley
docs not claim the lion's share of the
glorv, as she has a perfect right to
do, but ghes the greater part of the
credit to her assistants. A large por
tios of the audience, including many
local school teachers, remained after
the lecture to meet and congratulate
CONDITION OF TRADE
What Dun A. Co. Think of It as It Has Ex
isted for the Past
New York. Feb. 14. K. G. Pun &
Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade says
today: Disproportion between supply
and demand is still a factor of strength
iu many commodities, while similar
conditions exist as to skilled labor, re
garding much work and in some cases
postponed important undertakings and
improvements. Wages have been ad
vanced voluntarily, and also in response
to demands by organized labor. Re
lief to the traffic congestion is still
confined to a few favored districts,
and shippers cannot hope for prompt
deliveries until lake navigation opens,
learnings conlinue to show splendid
gains over former years. Sound con
ditions continue to prevail in the iron
and steel industry, with few develop
ments of note.
There is business in sight for more
cotton goods than present stocks of
raw material at the mills will make.
New business has increased at New
England footwear factories. In the
leather market the chief event has
been an active demand with higher
prices for belting butts. Low supplies
of sole leather give strength, and up
per stock is in better request. Little
change occurred in meats, but mild
weather in this vicinity brought such
a heavy movement of eggs that tle
price fell 5 cents for the week, mak
ing a decline of 11 cents a dozen with
in a week.
Failures for this week numbered '230
in the United States, against 240 last
year, and 20 in Canada, compared with
33 a year ago.
CUMMINS OFF TO WASHINGTON
Goes There, It Is Said, to Talk with tlis
President of Trusts and
Sioux City, la., Feb. 14. Governor
A. Il.Cummins has left Iowa for Wash
ington, summoned by President Roose
velt, it is stated, to a White House
conference on anti-trust and tariff leg
islation. Heing in sight of success with
his trust programme for the present
congress, the president is considering
a campaign for tariff modification. It
is said the governor will return with a
tariff plan indorsed by the president
for the Iowa platform on which he will
Iowa will thus 1h pushed forward
again in the tariff fight. It is reported
that Governor Cummins' candidacy, for
vice president next year will also be
discussed. Shaw and Cummins are ri
val candidates for Allison's seat in the
senate, and the president will be given
a chance to act as peacemaker between
the Iowa factions. ... . .
Darrow Closes Long De
bate for the
MITCHELL IS PRESENT
Opposition to the Incor
Philadelphia. Feb. 14. The anthra
cite coal strike commission, after be
ing iu contiuous session fur three
months, closed its open hearings yes
terday with an all day argument by
Clarence S. Darrow iu In-half of the
miners. The commission will meet in
secret in Washington next Thursday
and begin the consideration of its
award. It is expected that by the end
of this month the arbitrators will be
ready to make their announcement.
If an increase in wages is determined
upon., the iii'-rense is to date from the
1st of last November, the commission
having decided upon that date on Oct.
31. After tin? session yesterday the
commission held a short conference
with the lawyers for the several sides,
and asked them to hold themselves
in readiness in case they are called
upon by the tommission.
Tenor of Darrow'i Speech.
The crowd that heard Darrow speak
yesterday was fully as great as that
which listened to I'.aer and Darrow
Thursday. He took up the entire tlm
of Inith sessions five and one-naif
hours. He touched upon almost every
phase of the strike, and when he closed
he was greeted with long applause
which Chairman Gray did not sup
press. President Mitchell was in court
all day. but did not have anything
to say to th commission in parting.
Harrow's speech was a bitter arraign
ment of the coal operators and the
non-union men. and a general assault
along the whole line of the position of
those who antagonize organized labor.
Among those who came under tlie lash
of his criticism was General Golan,
commander of the state troops in the
strike region during the strike.
Opposed to Fninn Incorporation.
Referring to the incorporation of un
ions he said:
"I am not willing to admit for a
single moment that anything can be
gained for manhood, fur righteousness,
for the good of all by going into some
petty legislature and ask to merge the
individual flesh and blood man into a
corporation created by the state. Why.
we were told in the argument that
the state of New Jersey of all the
places on earth the state of New Jer
sey had Introduced a law to compel
labor organizations to incorporate."
Gray Speaks for the Commission.
After the long applause which was ac
corded Darrow had subsided Chairman
Gray, on. behalf of the commission.,
said: "It Is due to counsel and to
those who represented both sides that
I should say that we leave you or
rather you leave us with a feeling
on our part of regret that the long as
sociation which has been so pleasant
to us Is at tout to be broken. It speaks
well for counsel on both sides that n
unpleasant episode has occurred
The work is now ours, and
I know that we have your best wishes
that we may have a safe and a right
ELKINS BILL NOW
GOES TO PRESIDENT
Washington. Feb. 14. The senatw
agreed to the house amendment 1
the F.lkins anti-rebale bill. The bill
now goes to the president.
Washington. Feb. 14. The presi
dent has signed the department of
commerce and general staff bills.
Washington. Feb. .14. The house to
day, after adopting an amendment foi
a military post at Indianapolis, pass
ed the sundry civil appropriation bill.
Never Bad a Serlons Accident.
Detroit. Feb. 14. Captain H. J. Siy
field. for several years in command of
the Detroit and Cleveland steamer
City of Mackinac, and one of the most
valued "captains in the Detroit and
Cleveland fleet. is dead from pneumonia
at his residence in this city. It is said,
of him that no lioat under his com
mand ever met with a serious acci
dent. Murdered While lie Slept.
Ottawa. Kan.', Feb. 14. Elzie Jack
son, aged SO years, a farmer living
nine miles northwest of here, was killed
by an unknown person while asleep
In bed. The murder was made known
by Mrs. Jackson, who said she was
awakened by the report of a pistol
shot and fonnd her husband dead be
side her. There Is no clue.