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VOL. 1,1 V. NO. 218
THE ABGUS, THURSDAY, JUXE 29, 1905.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Harvard's Crews Win
Two Races in Annual
BOTH ARE EXCITING
Cornell Regains Prestige
Big Regatta on the
New London, Conn.. June 29. For
the 27th time Yale and Harvard oars
men met in friendly rivalry for aquat
ic honors here today. The weather was
fuperb, the sky clear, wind light, and
water almost smooth. There were
three races, the four-oared varsity, and
fret-hnien at two miles, which were
rownl during the morning, and the
varsity eight, scheduled to Mart about
4 : 20.
The four-oared varsity started at
10:50. Both crews made a splendid
start, kept practically even for the
first ID or 12 lengths. Both splashed
badly the first eighth of a mile. Har
vard gained and led by half a length,
which was increased to a length at
half a mile. Yale then gained until
the was about even with her oppo
nents. At the mile flag Harvard had gained
more until she led by over a length.
Time. &:2S 2 5. Yale. 5:29.
Yale spurted and drew up half a
length, lloth crews were rowing 35.
At a mile and a half Harvard was
leading by a quarter of a length which
the Increased rapidly and shot over
the winning line three length ahead of
Yale. Time, Harvard, 11:22; Yale.
Harvard KrMkmri Win.
New London. June 29. The iiecond
race started at 11:40 Harvard won
the best start. Both crews were row
ing 30. Harvard leading by half a
length at the half mile. Approaching
the mile, the crews were nearly on
even terms. Approaching the mile
and a half both crews were rowing a
very high stroke. Harvard still leading
by a small margin, but increasing the
lead ultghtly. Kuterlng the last half,
both crews settled down and rowed
hard and fast. Harvard spurted and
won by a scant length.
Hunrd llola Vay.
The starting point of the race was
opposite Harvard's quarters, finishing
down stream two miles at the naval
yards. Harvard had the east course
and Yale the west. The eight-oared
lace between the freshmen crews was
for two miles, with the start at the
navy yard aud finish at New ijudou
bridge. Harvard had the east course
and Yale the west.
The official time was. Harvard. S:f.S;
Poughkeepsie. N. Y.. June 29. Cor
nell regain,.! Its pretlge in the inter
collegiate rowing affair yesterday by
winning with utmost ease the varsity
eight-oar and freshmen eight-oar races
iu the Inter-collegiate regatta. Syra
cuse was given the decision in the var
sity fouroar race, after a sensational
and exasperating "mix-up" In which
even the Judges' boat gave out conflict
ing decisions, the victory being given
first to Cornell, although Syracuse
came lu first.
Vlwwtla Had iMmt.
The Wisconsin crews finished last In
the two events In which ODeas men
were entered. At no time during the
races were the Wisconsin oarsmen at
all dangerous, gradually dropplug to
the rear, passed by all crews and flu
Ishtug a very bad last.
Following are the summaries of the
Fourared varsity race, with cox
swains, two miles, for Kennedy Chal
Syracuse, first. Time. 10:15 2-5.
Cornell, secoud. Time. 10:17 2 5.
Pennsylvania, third. Time. 10:32 2 5
Columbia, fourth. Time. 10:45.
Wisconsin, fifth. Time. 10:52.
Freshmen eight-oared shells
miles. Steward's cup:
Cornell, first. Time. 9:35 2 5.
Syracuse, second. Time. 9; 49.
Columbia, third. Time. 9:53.
Pennsylvania, fourth. Time, 9:45 4-5
I,,! voro.lt r eiirht -oared shells, four
miles. Varsity challenge cup:
Cornell, first. Time. 20:29 2 5 "
Syracuse, second. Time, 21:47 2-5.
Georgetown, third. Time. 21:49.
(Jiimhia. fourth. Time. 21:53 45.
wnnsvlvanla. fifth. Time. 31:59 4 5
Time. 22:16 1-5.
Limited on Santa Fe Strikes Belt
Line Passenger in
THREE FATALITIES RESULT
Several Severely Injured Came To
gether at a High Rate of
Kansas City, Mo., June 29. The
Santa Fe limited passenger train, east
bound, collided with a Belt Line rail
way train two miles from Center City,
early today. Two persons were kill
ed and three injured.
WILLIAM FKAZIER. Independence,
MICHAEL DEVINE, Kansas City,
C. F. Willis. Marceline, Mo., engin
eer Santa Fe limited; cannot live.
Jesse M. Tabbutt, baggageman; mav
Passenger, male, name unknown;
believed to be seriously hurt
Several passengers were severely
shaken up. Both trains were running
at a good rate of speed. The blame
for the collision has not been fixed.
ONLY ONE OFFICE
WITHOUT A CONTEST
Ohio Democrats Complete Ticket
After a Hard Fight by Can
didates. Columbus. Ohio, June 29. After a
session of six hours, with several strik
ing features, the Ohio democratic con
vention yesterday named the follow
ing state ticket to be voted for in No
vember: Governor John M. Pattlson.
Lieutenant Governor Louis B.
Supreme Judge Hugh T. Mathers.
Attorney General James A. Rice.
State Treasurer Charles E. Mason.
Member of the Board of Public
Work Patrick McGovern.
The office of state treasurer was
the only one for which but one name
was presented, eight contestants lin
ing up In the race for .governor, and
two ballots being necessary for that
place and supreme Judge.
WRECK ON PENNSYLVANIA
Passenger Meets Disaster While Run
ning on Temporary Track.
Cleveland. June 29. The Cleveland-
Pittsburg flyer on the Pennsylvania
road was derailed between Atwater
and Kavlna today. One person Is re
ported killed and several injured.
I.ater reiorts say 15 persons were
injured. They were taken to Alliance.
When the accident occurred the train
was running over a temporary track.
while the regular line was being re
NEW DIRECTORS IN
Nine Names Added to Equitable
Board by the Trus
tees. 21 RESIGNATIONS ACCEPTED
None Who Desired Or Were Willing
To Quit Were Persuaded to
New York. June 29. Nine new di
rectors of the Equitable Life Assur
ance society, every one of them repre
senting the Interests of the policy hold
ers, were elected at the regular meet
ing of the board yesterday to fill va
cancies occasioned by resignations
The new directors were suggested for
the board by the trustees of the Thorn
as F. Ryan stock Gover Cleveland
Justice Morgan J. O'Brien, and George
Westinghouse. They are:
All Pramlarat Mn.
E. B. Thomas of New York, presi
dent of the Lehigh Valley railroad; F
G. Bourne of New York, president of
the Singer Manufacturing company;
William Whitman of Boston; John J
Albright of Buffalo; F. W. Roebling of
Trenton. N. J.; J. D. Schmldlapp of
Cincinnati. O.. president of the Union
Savings Bank and Trust company; E.
W. Robertson of Columbia. S. C; Jo
seph Bryan, of Richmond. Va.; and E
W. Blooiningdale of New York.
Areeat St Realaraattaaa.
The resignations of 21 old directors,
nearly half the board, were accepted.
That Is. the board accepted the resig
nation not only of every director who
had expressed a desire to get out, but
also the resignations of all except
James B. Forgan. who bad signified
their willingness formally to the trus
tees to get out If the trustees desired
I them to do so.
MY SPREADS IN AH
Population of Big Rus
sian Grain Port Bat
tle With Troops,
BUT LOSE HEAVILY
Burn Wharves and Warehouses
Causing Losses of Millions
Odessa, June 29. Hundreds of riot
ers were shot and many killed by
troops during last night's outbreak.
Martial law has been proclaimed.
Practically the entire harbor was
gutted by fires started by the mob last
night. All warehouses, with large
quantities of merchandise, as well as
four or five Russian steamers, were
burned. Troops are rapidly restoring
Thrff Hundred Dead.
Probably 300 rioters were killed.
Several Cossacks were slain.
. la Million.
The losses are estimated at many
millions of roubles. Remnants of the
wharves and warehouses are still
burning today and the city is envelop
ed in thick cloud of smoke. Several
explosions occurred in port during the
night and fierce conflicts took place
between troops and rioters.
The dead are now reckoned in hun
dreds. The hospitals are overflowing
with wounded and medical aid is quite
nadequate. Shops have closed and bus
iness and traffic is suspended. The
streets are filled with troops. Many
residents are leaving Odessa.
Body Mill Exposed.
The body of the sailor executed on
board the battleship Kniaz Potemkine
is still exposed on the quay where it
was landed yesterday. The dead man's
comrades actively fought on the side
of the rioters against the troops.
Two Warships Sent.
Sebastopol. June 29. A battleship
and cruiser left during the night with
orders to steam at full speuii ior
A Bother Crew Joins.
Odessa. June 29. The crew of a
government transport, wnicn arriveu
here today mutlneed. seized the offi
cers and joined the crew of the battle-
shin Kniaz Potemkine to whom they
turned over the captain and other offi
cers of the transport.
It is reported the foreign consuls
have applied to their respective gov
ernments to send warships to Odessa.
Qalet at !..
Ixxlz June 29. About ir.,000 addi
tional troops have arrived here. The
city Is quiet.
Mntlay at l.ltoau.
l.ibau. June 29 Russian sailors
here mutinied last night, attacked the
government stores, seized arms ana
fired into the officers' quarters. Artil
lery and Cossacks were brought to the
scene of fighting, but the result is not
Ixndon. June 29. A dispatch from
Odessa to a news agency, dated veo
nesday night, says: "The whole
quays ana Duuaings omuun m
bor, as well as much or tne snipping,
are In flames. Mobs of incendiaries by
armed force prevented the fire brigade
from working. The troops are com
pletely terrorized and afraid to ap
proach within range of the Kniaz Po
temkine's guns, which threaten a disas
trous bombardment. The city is ap
pallingly Illuminated by the burning
buildings and terror prevails everj-
where. Sleep is impossible and every
body is watching and waiting.
Whale tianiaaa Oat.
"The whole garrison has been requi
sitioned for patrol duty. It Is thought
it may become accessary to summon
foreign warships for the protection of
the foreign colonies. Tuesday collis
ions between mobs and the police and
military resulted In the loss of 1"
lives, including three policemen.
ST. PETERSBURG HEARS
NEWS, BUT TRIES TO
St. Petersburg. June 29. In view of
developments at Odessa, this city is
filled with atories of disaffection and
sedition among the troops. Even guard
regiments, it is reported, say they will
never again fire upon the people. The
rmutria alone, according to these
tales, are absolutely reliable.
That disaffection and discontent
among the soldiers is widespread ad
mits of little doubt, but the situation
Is hardly as black as painted. Up to
the present time there is no reason to
believe the vast bulk of the army Is
Shortly after noon an untimed da
patch was received here, reporting
complete anarchy reigned at Odessa.
The Inhabitants were panic-stricken
and were huddled together In nouses.
Streets were filled with frenzied work
men fighting the troops. The ware
houses, quays and some shipping in
the harbor were In flames. The cor
respondent of the Associated Press,
who forwarded the dispatch, had to
make headway to the telegraph office
through dense smoke which covered
the city like a pall. He heard volleys
every few minutes. In the darkness
the mob was beginning the work of
pillage and plunder, indicating tthe
dispatch was filed last night, but was
delayed by the authorities. The cor
respondent added, the blue jackets
with machine guns landed from the
battleship Kniaz Potemkine, in the
hands of the mutineers, and then
fought with the strikers behind barri
cades against the troops. Hundreds
were killed and the hospitals are
crowded with the wounded". There Is
a rumor, the correspondent said, that
some of the soldiers had joined the
mutinous sailors, but he was unable to
confirm the report.
MATTER OF MONEY
Officially Given Out Wallace Left
Panama Canal for Big
ADMINISTRATION IS ANGRY
Chief Engineer Broke Faith After Ex
pressing Complete Satis
faction. Oyster Bay, June 29. The resigna
tion of Chief Engineer Wallace, of the
isthmian canal commission, has-been
The resignation was tendered at a
conference in New York between Wal
lace and Secretary Taft. He received
while in Panama an offer of a position
with a great corporation, the name of
which is withheld, at a salary of $50,
000 per annum. His salary as chief
engineer of the canal was $25,000 a
There is no concealment by the ad
ministration of its feeling regarding
Wallace's action. It Is felt he has not
acted fairly to the government In ac
cepting comparatively recently the re
sponsibility of directing the canal con
struction and now offering his resigna
tion at a time which is regarded as
crucial in the work of the canal. It Is
said he not only accepted the position
as chief engineer, but sought it, and
expressed entire satisfaction with the
salary given him by the government.
Taft Freed Ilia Mind.
When Wallace told Secretary Taft
that he desired to accept the offer
which had been tendered to him, the
secretary expressed to Wallace his
feeling in the matter, but he accepted
his resignation after a conference
with the president at Boston, to take
Would Hemala Two Maataa.
Wallace suggested to Secretary Taft
that he would hold his commission
two months longer, but after consid
ering the matter President Roosevelt
directed that Taft accept the resigna
tion at once. It has not been definite
ly decided who Wallace's successor
LARGEST GIFT FOR YALE
Rockefeller Donates $1,000,000 and
Others Like Sum.
New Haven, Conn., June 29 Presi
dent. Hadley of Yale announced at the
alumni dinner yesterday afternoon
that a gift of Sl.0o0.000 recently had
been made by John I). Rockefeller.
President Hadley also said that 12,000..
000 in all have been given to the uni
versity within a comparatively recent
time, the other million being subscrib;
ed by graduates in sums varying from
150.000 to $250,too. The names of the
latter donors were not made public.
The Rockefeller gift is the largest sin
gle donation ever made to the univer
sity. Joseph Choate President.
Cambridge, Mass., June 29. Joseph
H. Choate of the clas of '52, late am
bassador to Oreat Britain, was elected
president of the association of alumni
of Harvard college. The vice presi
dents chosen include President Roose
velt. ; ;
MUTUAL IS BEGUN
New York, June 29. It is announced
by the officers of the Mutual Life In
surance company today that State Sup
erintendent of Insurance Hendricks
has made arrangements to investigate
that company along the same lines as
ODESSA R OTS:
EUJY AND WAVY
St. Petersburg Fears
Odessa May be Cen
ter of Revolution.
DISORDER IS GROWING
Majority of Ships of Black Sea
Fleet May be in Hands
St. Petersburg. June 29. The gov
ernment is In a state approaching
panic over events at Odessa and grav
est fears are entertained that the mu
tiny among the blue jackets may
spread to the army, should some of
the troops at Odessa be won over to
the cause of their comrades. Other
troops sent against might throw their
arms or Join the mutineers and with a
support of over 100.000 workmen Odes
sa would become a center from which
civil war would be waged against the
Sin tiny on Other Shlna.
Rumors are rife in the city that offi
cers on board ship belonging to the
squadron of Vice Admiral Kruger
which left Sevastopol for Odessa
have shared the fate of the officers of
the battleship Kniaz Potent and have
been murdered by mutineers. It is ad
ded the mutineers are in possession of
other warships of the squadron. IT so.
the mutiny has control of more than
half the ships of the Black sea fleet.
The admiralty does not confirm the re
port. Troop. Itefuite to Fire.
What appears certain from reports
received at various embassies here is
that Odessa was at least for a time
practically in the hands of the strikers
who erected barricades from which the
police and troops were powerless to
dislodge them. Indeed, in one place at
Odessa, the troops refused to fire on
the rioters. Nitkolleff. and the neigh
boring town of Littoral is reported in
possession of mobs.
Order More Troop.
Washington, June 29. The state de
partment has received a cablegram
from Ambassador Meyer, at St. Pe
tersburg, saying extensive mobilization
has been .ordered in the districts of
Kieff, St. Petersburg, Warsaw and
Moscow because of the necessity of
immediately increasing the forces In
the far east. It Is expected between
,100.000 and 200,000 men will be called
FIND A BASIS TO
Miners and Operators Avert Danger
of Immediate Tieing Up of
Chicago, June 2 'J. A basis for arbi-J
tratlng the differences between the Il
linois Coal Operators' assignation and
the I'nited Mine Workers' organiza
tion was reached at the meeting of the
joint executive boards yesterday at the
Great Northern hotel, thus practically
removing all danger of the threatened
tleup on account of the new shot flrer
Bv the terms of the agreement re
ported by the special committee and
adopted by the Joint executive boards,
the I'nited Mine Workers assume the
responsibility as heretofore for all
work necessary in cartng ior meir
rooms and the proper placing of blast
ing shots. A atlsiaeiory areem..
also was reached with reference to a
number of minor technical matters.
EQUAL SUFFRAGISTS MEET
National Association Called to Order
Portland. Ore.. June 29. The con
vention of the National Equal Suffrage
association was called to order at 2
this afternoon. The most interesting
number was the response by Mrs. An
thony to the greetings of the other na
Arrest If Flag Is Lowered.
Muskogee, I. T., June 2'J. B.cause
of the threats made by citizens of We
leetka. in the Creek nation, to float the
American flag at half niast on the
fourth of July in order to show resent
ment over being compelled to pay trib
al tax. Judge Raymond, chief justice
of Indian territory, has issued orders
that every person who does so shall
Powder Explosion Kills Nine.
Emporium Pa., Nine men were kill
ed in a powder works expkjsion here
SIX ABE INDICTED
Investigation Resulting Frcm
Teamsters' Strike Leads
to True Dills.
BRICK OFFICERS NAMED
Cornelius P. Shea. President of Team
sters, Accused of Con.
Chicago. June 29. Six conspiracy
indictments, growing out of the labor
investigation, were voted yesterday by
the grand jury, though not any were
returned In court.
Ia two of the Indictments, which
were forecast several tlays ago. against
officials of the Illinois Brick company.
State's Attorney Healy's promise that
the employers should not receive any
better treatment than the union men
was maintained. These officials are
accused of conspiring with labor lead
ers to force independent brick manu
facturers out of business or Into the
trust, and the "prearranged strike" pit
dug for their competitors Is the one in
which they are now floundering,
l.lat of Indictnaeata Voted.
The indictments were as follows:
John II. Gray, general sales agent of
the Illinois Brick company, said to
have paid labor leaders money for
Charles Hank, business agent Brick,
Sand & Terra Cotta Workers' union,
said to have received money from brick
Patrick J. McMahon. president Brick.
Sand & Terra Cotta Drivers' union,
said to have received money from brick
Edward Miillin, business agent Lum
ber, Shaving & Box Drivers' union,
charged with conspiracy against Ful
ler Construction company.
George C. Prussing, president Illinois
Brick company, said to have paid la
bor leaders money for their influence.
Cornelius P. Shea, president Interna
tional Teamsters' union, charged with
conspiracy against Fuller Construc
STRUCK BY TORNADO
Twister Wrecks Rock Island Division
Point Feared That Many Per
sons Are Killed.
Lincoln. Neb.. June 20. A Rock Isl
and railroad message from Fairbury
.eit.. to Division upt. Wilson, says
the town of Phillipsburg. Kaiis.. was
wrecked by a tornado last evening. Six
people are known to be dead and it is
reareii inat many ot tiers have met a
like fate. Phillipsburg Is a division
point on the Rock Island and is in
northern central Kansas about 20 miles
from the Nebraska line.
Scientists Sail for South Seas.
San Fancisco. Cal.. June 2H. The
yacht. Academy, with a party of sci
entists on board, has sailed for the
south seas on a voyage of exploration
OFF TO OYSTER DAY
President Roosevelt Leaves Bos
ton and Takes Up Residence
at Summer Home.
IS HEARD IN AN ADDRESS
Tells People of Norwich Americans
Are Good Fellows and Have
Bridgeport, Conn.. June 2!). The
train bearing President Roosevelt
reached here from Boston at 7:'o this
morning. After a short address to the
crowd assembled at the station, the
president was escorted to the govern
ment yacht Sylph and he started on
the trip to Oyster Bay.
feea Hark hone.
The president in his address said
In part: "Things that have struck me
most in reading the different faces of
my fellow citizen from ocean to
ocean, are not the difference in the
faces, but the backbone essentially
American la the same everywhere and
I feel more and more convinced that
the average American is a pretty good
ft- i low.
Xo Itaaajer af 4 Ivll Mrlfe.
"I am happy to say there is.no pos
sibility of any further disagreement in
this country along sectional lines and
I firmly believe we are going to con
tinue thU government along the lines
laid down by the men wno In the day
of Washington founded this republic."
Arrive at Oyster Bar.
Oyster Bay, June 23. The president
arrived here on the yacht Sylph at
10:4 and was driven in a carriage to
his home at Sagamore Hill.
Mr Heeelvee4 Iee;reea.
Cambridge, Mass., June 2!i. Presi
(Continued on Eighth Page.)
Georgians Avenge Crime
LYNCH DURING NIGHT
Part of Victims Accused of As
saulting Woman and Part
Atlanta, Ga.. June 29. A special
says seven negroes and one white man
w ere lynched near Wat kins ville. Ga..
The negroes were in jail charged
with assaulting Mrs. Welder Dooley.
wife of a prosperous fanner.
Man Forais at Mldalsat.
A mob. supposed to be comiosed of
citizens of Watkinsvllle and vicinity.
formed about midnight, marched to the
Jail, and compelled the jailer to deliv
er the keys. The mob forced the jailer
to accompany it with the victims to the
scene of the lynching.
Implicated la Murder.
Four of the prisoners were reported
implicated iu the murder of Mr. aud
Mrs. Hoi brook several weeks ago.
FOR MUNICIPAL OWNERSHIP
Chicago-Lake Michigan Canal May Be
Used for That Purpose.
Chicago. June Advance Ideas in
aid of the municipal ownership ot
street railways were adopted yester
day at a convention to select demo
cratic trustees for the $40,000,000 can
al connecting I-ake Michigan here with
the tributaries of the Mississippi river.
A platform was adopted pledging the
candidates not to allow to be dispos
ed of to private interests the water
power created by the canal. Instead
it Is declared, the water power should
be turned over to the city of Chicago
and other municipalities and utilized
for operating street cars, public light
ing, etc. . . i
D. B. HENDERSON VICTIM
OF PARALYTIC STROKE
Loses the Use of His Right Side, But
Family Keeps Condition
Dubuque. Iow a. June 29. Kx Speak
er David H. Henderson was reported
this morning to be resting easily, and
gaining in Mreiigth. He sustained a
stroke of paralysis last Thursday.
News of his condition was not known
outside the family until a friend inado
The cx-peuker' s right side was par
alyzed and his rlahf arm is benumbed.
The stroke wus slight, but. owing to
the weakened condition of the patient,
its results wore serious.
IN AN EXPLOSION
Accident on Former Congressman Ste
phenson's Yacht at Menom
Menominee. Mich., June 29. Former
Gov. Hood, Congressman Jenkins, for
mer Congressman Stephenson and
other notables were slightly Injured by
a boiler explosion and fire on Stephen
son's yacht Bonlta today. The fireman
of the boat may die.
Rock Island Road Interested in $1,000..
Kansas City. Mo., June 2'J. The
Bock Island and the St. Iuis ami San
Francisco railway companies have
completed plans for the erection- hero
of a storage warehouse to ootrt $1.00o.
000, which, it a said, will be the larg
est building of its kind in the world. It
will be open for the use of all the rail
way lines entering Kansaa City.
An International Race.
Berlin. June 29. The ('erman Auto
mobile club has voted to hold an inter
national automobile race In IfibO. pro.
videt the German governtm nt con
sents. The course is undetermined.
but it is expected to be at Hamburg.
Gen. Hilton Dead.
Detroit. Wis., June 2'J. Gen. C. C.
Hilton, proprietor of the Hotel Hilton,
died suddenly last night. He was adju
tant general of Illinois under Altgeld.
Van Koester Grand Admiral.
Kiel, June 2!. Kniperor William
has promoted Admiral Von Koester to
be grand admiral of the German fleet.