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FEDERAL GRAND JURY TO
PROBE THE LUMBER TRUST
Fifty Witnesses Called to
Testify Before SI.
MUCH EVIDENCE READY
Sensation in Details of Methods
of Crushing Competition
y Not Unlikely.
Minn., Si'il. "S. Tiic
jury will uexi week, b
tood tn 1 1 : t v its
headtpiaricrs in Minin apolis. Ki'ty
witnesses have, it is reported, b .-"it
summoned In I est i I y lii'itiM' I ! 1 1 - lt:mi.1
jury. Of this number lire trom tir
stale :iinl tin1 lest lii.nt luu;i an ! lie'
twu I lakotas.
Ilux ( iilli-ili-il Ti-xliniiuiy.
It is iinib rMood that i lie g -eminent
lias been colled ing Irs' imoiiy to sh. '.'
that the In in !-! trust has been usi:u
the malls for unlawful purposes in it-'
crusade to sipie".e the independent
companies to exhaustion. Tiie repe.il
of he .fraud jury mi this particular
line ol' law infraction may he of a sen
Does Talk of Corporate Rotterv
ness for Political Effect,
Says M. E. Ingalls.
TALKS TO AMERICAN BANKERS
E. Farnsworth of Michigan Wins
O'uFTn Bpiritec Contest Dve'r
tt lis, blue; twenties, yellow; fifties,
pink; and 10n and over, white. The
resolution was referred to tin- execu
Among the resolutions presented, iiud
nlVrii.d to tiw executive council, was
one request ing tile committee oil ex
pit ss companies to make certain
changes in money orders that are pay
able in aM parts of the world and tnat
carry their own identification. Another
pieposes mat i in state nanuing asso
ciations nriM' I he passage ol legisla
tion providing for uniform hills of lading.
SPANS 4,000 MILES
Record Bienking Performance Report
ed by Battleship Pennsylvania
on Way to Frisco.
Francisco, IV;.. Sept. 2S. The
s of the wireless telegraph forc;
battleship lleet that arrived yes
were ext i aordinai y and it is be
the long distance wireless record
'lite operator on the IVnii
Atlantic City. X. J.. Sept. 2V The
featuie of the clo.-iiii; se.-stoll of the
.""I'd annual convention ol the Ameri
can l'.ankiis" association, which ad
joimicd xeslcrilax . was an addiess by
M. 10. Infills, president of the Mer
chants' National batik of Cincinnati, in
which he declared "public men should
cease the talk which gixis the infer
ence that evcrylhiug in our corporate
life is -rotten.' whhh disturbs business
men and harms our fair reputation all
over t he world."
"It is not true," he declared, "that
our business- generally i- being con
ducted on unlawful lines. I can state
here, and defy contradiction, that the
railroads of this: country are being con
ducted in accordance with the letter
and spirit of the law.
Should linn u- Shrrninii l .m.
"Above all. the Sherman law, so
called, should be changed. I have re-
communication with the wire
rator at Savannah. Ga., while
the baithship was l.imu miles off the
coast. Tills makes -UMin miles over
which there was clear communication
by will less.
Tie I'i nnsylvania opoin-or was also
in communication with this coast when
he was 1,2"" miles away, and he com
municated with Manila when l,"rn
miUs off the I'hilippine coast.
Tiie first division of the Pacific lleo!
steamed thioimii the Golden date at
sunrise yesterday. The four vessels
passed ;he h. ads in file format ion. led
by the llauship Wot Virginia. Then
eanle the Colorado, the Maryland, and
the lVints'. lvania. The arrival of nie
f.iur ships maiked the end of a Xd.tini:
mib' ciuise, which began at Newport.
Thousands of pi r.-otis were gathered
along the water front and on the bin-
li.ns ( -nmiiia'tding ;i v iew of the bay to
watch the anival. Opposite Norm
Beach the vessi !s slowed down to al
low- Chief onafnniine otner Untidy to
coiiie aboard. All submitted their
health ei t ilicai f,s and wi re given clean
Admiral Swinburne put olT from hi
llauship. the cruiser (. hai lesion, as soon
as the Wi st Virginia moored, and gretf
ed Admiral Dayton, commander of the
newly arrived squadron.
TO FORM A PARTY VOTE TO BUY
Independence League Takes
Step to Organize With
UNDER HEARSTS ADVICE
New York Editor Toils Delegates Coih
Old Parties Ars Dominated by
the ' Corporations.
Directors of Clover Leaf
Accept Terms of the
New York. Sept. -'v The organiza
tion of a national Independence leagun
was decided upon at a inhering yestei
day of representatives of the State In
dependence league.-; and others win
tie in sympathy with the objects f
these Mamies. The national bodv will
ie a solidification of minor lea-tes ox
sting or yet to be forme 1. Its aims
are political and m oioiositio'i to tie
u publican and democratic par:ies.
Yesterday's conference was held it
Carnegie hall, where some 2W) tiieii,
said to represent '.', stales, met at lU.t
invitation of the lnde'ienil.tice leagtt"
)f this city and wer addressed bv
William U. Hearst, the gubernatorial
candidate last fall, of the lndepend, -nc?
ifastio and democratic party in this
Hold II INil'pllioi.
Preceding the business meeting t lie
articipants attetnled an informal ie-
ceDtiou dv Mr. Ileaist a; tiie ddsey
louse. Then the afternoon and even
ing sessions were held. I lie leaiiir'
ol tiie atternoon was tiie aauress iy
Mr. Hears;, who said that the cmfe -ence
had been called to discuss the ad
visability of torminu; a national Inde
pendelico leasue. lie to!d of the suc
cess of tin league in Nw York. Ma s
sachusetts and California and uriicd
tho formation of a minor h'air.i in
every state and thr u;:ion of all in l
The republican and democratic par
'iis. he said, were hopelessly in t'uv
rc.iiliei of coipor:tlo!i nnetesis. ,1H ,,;,,
failed, he said, to truly represent nie ;
neimle and a third natty was sorelv i
IF IMMUNITY HOLDS
Reports Show Line to be in
Soon Takes Control.
New York. Sept. 2s.
the Toledo, St. i.olils A:
at a nieetiiia; here yesterday,
fo sif;n a contract tor tiie pur
of the Alton railway from the
Island interest in accordant-
iie a.revmeiit that such should
yellow DOG fund fAFT'S STRATEGY TAKES
Appears to Have Been Discov
ered in Accounts of New.
York City Railway.
REACHES POLITICAL AVENUES
Resembles Life Insurance Mysterious
Expense Item Sum of $750,000
Not Accounted For.
WOMAN LOSES LIFE
TO SAVE CHILDREN
Laurie Ellison of Carmi, III., Fails
in Atttaipt to Rescue Three
BISHOP OF LONDON
Executive Triumphs at Tennis Over
Formidable Churchman from
Across the Big Water.
Washington. D"c." Sept. 2S. The
bishop of London went down to defeat
at the hands of President Roosevelt on
he White house tennis court yester
day afternoon. His magnificent service
was usually promptly returned, and the
president puzzled him. a great deal by
deftly placing the hall at points where
'he bishop was not.
tut the bishop cannot he hlanied by
my means lor deieat. nan lie piayeti
ingles with the president probably he
ould have won. As it was. doubles
were played. 1 he Kisiiop s part tier was
Secretary waiheld. liuiiselt a Rood play-
but he was off form yesterday.
be done proxided the. Alton received
'immunity in connection xvit'.i h-
'. Standard Oil i bating investigation.
Attorney Cetieral Bonaparte recently
announced such immunity would b'
i: ranted. Refoie the" direclors acted1
yesterday a committee submitted an
exh.austive report of the physical co-i-dition
of i ho road, which was declared
! to be l:iivhl satisfactory.
Mtil Ito.-iril Will Ki-ill.
j Cnder the terms g1 the sa'o' to th
Clover Leaf, the Rock Island interes s
will receive $i;.:!sn.ii'i0 t per Mil co'.-
I lateral trust bonds and $ I.l2i.mn J.
! per cent collateral trust bonds. The
lold Alton board will probably meet
the coming week and resign
in a body, after which the new inter
ests will assume formal control.
OIIHT ItOiHlM t I llllf.
It is expected some nnihcai ion of th"
Toledo. St. Louis M- Western, the A'
ton. the lo.va Central, and the Min
neapolis & St. Louis will follow. It is
planned to make direct connections
between the Iowa Ce:t! rai.v Alloi
and the ToKmIo. St. L uis'ester i
roads, thereby effect ins a link xvnh
the Minneapolis & St. Louis. This xviil
Sive the united System direct liie's
between Detroit. St. Louis and Kansas
City, as xvell as direct lines betxvei i
Chicago and Kansas City. Th: syste.n
tempt to :
ill en jind
I iiey we r
aned 1!". lost her oxvn life and
her heroic mission. Her
i Charles, aged a. and Kthel. ag
III.. Sept. In a vain at
ave the lives of her two e....
a neighbor's boy, xxith whoa:
at plav, Mrs. Lattrie KMisoii.
peatedly stated, :ind I think my
r l..... I l.f ,(1
SM IICIIOII IM 11111. 1,1 lUlrt I" l i
... 1... II... I. ; o Ixil.-. in in ll). tll-it 1lll-
in ii i 1 1 1 iiir-.ui-. i in in' iiiiiii, iii.ii ,in
der its present terms, and if strictly
nstrueil tin m.ni can bonestlv e'ii"a:n
ill business without danger of violating!
it. Any agreement almost bit ween two'
parties is a conspiracy."
VI. II. Mosley of Kansas presented .'t
resolution favoring such, legislation.'
both stale and federal, as will provide
strict supervision of the issue of stock'
Leonard Sargent to an old hay
near New Haven, a village 2i:
s south of this citv, and the three
climbed up into the hay. The mother
was visiting at a neighbor's and did
not miss the little ones for some time.
Seeing Humes shooting from the bay
shed and failing to find her children.
she at once started for the burnin
building. She arrived in time to hear
the be at t-breaking cries for help by
the children, xvho were entirely sur
rounded by the flames. Unmindful of
a spirit of true heroism,
, the mother rushed into the blaze. She
, had gone enly a few feet when the
i building collapsed and thwarted her
.efforts. All four were burned so as to
be unrecognizable, after suffering in
. dcscribnbie agony. The children were
, first to be stilled.
STEAMER BALTIC BRINGS 1.002 YOUNG
LADIES OF MARRIAGEABLE AGE HERE
anil omcr sii-m nn n nu pin io ions. S),jj,
Mr. Mosley explained tnat ne desired
to protect Investors from excessive Is
sues of stock and of unjust manipula
tions. The resolution was referred to
Hie executive council.
The action of the nominating com
mittee in selecting for president .lames
u. rowers 01 Louisvine aim ucorge .m. xHghbors who had arrived and wVre
Reynolds of ( hicago tor vice president. pmvorlPH? to rpsc))0 the mother heard
was ratified by the convention. lhoj,,,,. agnizing shrieks as the fiery
place 01 mo ncM jcsii n ineeinig win tongues of flame made her a human
be selected by the executive council
which xxill meet in Xew York in May.
Mli-liiuan Mnn Mnile SoiTotnry.
It is supposed that the children had
taken matches with them and in play
The executive council met in the af- had built a bonfire in the center of the
ternoon and selected F. R. Farnsworui shed. All four of the victims were bur
of Michigan secretary of the associa- ied yesterday afternoon. The mother
Hon by a vote of "7 to 12. He defeated and her two children were placed in
.Tames R. Branch t;f New York, who the same grave.
held the office, xvhich pays a salary of
$12.ne a. year, for about a dozen years. 'HQ FREAK BOAT FOR LIPT0N
A three-cornered contest for the chair-)
maiiship of the executive council resuu- Fife Willing to Undertake Challenging
d in a victory for Lewis K. Pierson Yacht Under Universal Rule.
of New York. A. A. Crane of Miime- London, Sept. 2S. Sir Thomas Lin-
a polis was unanimously elected treas- ton and William Fife, the yacht de
urer of the association. yigner. were in conference until the
If the secretary of the treasury will early hours yesterday morning. The
grant a request contained in a resolu- net result of the long conference
Hon presented, the teller's desk of the that Fife positively refuses, in any cir
aveiage national bank will resemble the ettmstances, to design a challenger tin
ribbon counter of a department store, der the old rules, but is willing to un
The resolution proposes that each de- dertnke to design n Dn-footer under the
nomination of bank notes be made of universal rule." if such a proposition
a certain color, as follows: One dollar shall be acceptable to the New York
notes, slate; twos, brown; fives, green; Yacht club.
New York, Sept. 28 Sensational
disclosures will be made before the
public service commission within a
few days in regard to a fund that has
been discovered on the books of the
New York City Railway company by
the investigators. Payments from this
fund tool uj to more than $750,iimi.
and all of them are charged to a spe
cial construction account.
This account, so it was said, has ad
the earmarks of having been in the
same class with the "yellow dog" ac
counts of insurance memory. Like
the Mutual Life's legal 'expense ac
count and the Kqtiitable's mysterious,
".J. W. A. No. the special construc
tion account contains entries of pay
ments to all sorts of persons for ap
parently all sorts of purposes.
I.iuvipm Fin-tor in
Among others who were concernei
in it are said to be both republican
and democratic politicians and also
many lawyers "who were familiar with
the ins and outs of legislation in A'
bauy and this city. The account cove.-s
a period of several years.
When Mr. lviiis xvas questioned yes
terday in regard to the discovery he
refused .either to confirm or deny it.
Mr. Ivins denied that there had been
sny attempt on the part of either the
Metropolitan Securities company or
the lnterborough Metropolitan to with
hold any documents from the commis
sion. KXI"C iil't 0 HT.
Mr. Ivins added that some difficulty
had been experienced in getting
vouchers from the Nexv York Ci'y
Railway company, but he expected
that ultimately they xvould be sup
plied. The public service commi.-sion. it
can be said, is not anticipating any
clash with the receivers of the insol
vent company. If the commission's
orders are disregarded on the ground
that the company is now in the hands
of the federal court, steps will be
taken to have the powers of the com
mission established in the courts.
whole will traverse in
Iowa. South Da
ota and Minn----
THE JAPANESE UNAWARES
the camj) am ate all the supplies. Af
ter daylight the animals returned to
the mountains and the camping party
escaped. J. S. Wood and wife, accom
panied by four eif their friends, were
in camp when six bears attacked the
place. The campers took io the tree
and were compelled to witness the total
destruction of the camp. When day
l:ght came the animals left.
IS NEAR TO TRUTH
Attorney Kellogg Makes Prog
ress in Search for Stand
ard Oil Books.
Secretary of War Slips
Into Port Unsighted
GIVEN BIG WELCOME
WOULD PROVE LAWBREAKING
Further Testimony Taken at
York Gives Additional Light
on Vast Profits.
Friendliness of Two Nations In
dicated by List of Func
tions in His Honor.
Nexv York. Sept. 28. Frank E. Kel
logg, conducting the suit of the Cnitel
Slates for dissolution of the Standard
Oil company of New Jersey, made a t
othir attempt yesterday in the heariti ?
of the oil case, to discover a trail that
would lead to the finding of the long
sought books of the Standard trustee.
When the hearing was concluded Kel
logg said he xvas closer to the books
from which he hopes to prove the oil
combine never underwent a legal dis
solution, than he had been at any iim.
since the government's action was
t(fitil III l.citrn fif I'mlilM.
More testimony was taken to show
the pioiits of some of the Standard's
subsidiary pipe lines xvhich the go-
i iiniieii. s counsel declares are exces
sive and maintained to prevent shio-
ments of crude oil by independent pro
ducers, deorge Chesbro. controller of
several subsidiary nine lines tesiitiel
the Southern Pine Line conmniiv e.f
Pemisylxania earned $4.370.Gln gro.ss.
and operating expenses were only
S::i(v22. The balance sheet of the
COCKTAILS LOSE MR.
FAIRBANKS AN HONOR
Negro Masons for Foraker.
Richmond. Ya.. Sept. 2S. The nation
al congress of negro masons yesterday
at Norfolk resolved itself into a mass
meeting and endorsed Senator Joseph
Benson Foraker for president .
Method ists Refuse to Elect Him Dele
gate to the General Conference
of the Church.
company that year showed the
plant investment xvas $2.215,;w
The company's balance sheet
dioxved an item of $2.i;'7.7"i; as a pax-
me'iit to J. P. Trainer and charged M
operating expenses. Chesbro said h."!
could give no informal ion about the
Trainer account or why it had beea
charged to operating expenses. In
1!"0 the balance sheet showed $l.rrt!l,-
2. hi paid to Trainer.
New York. Sept. 2S. The steamer
Raltic, carrying 1.002 young and mar
riageable women, arrived in port yes
terday and last night all of Cue passen-
ers hail passed through the Ellis is-
and infpiiry and were ready to invade
the city. There were also 2nd unmar
ried men passengers, but they failed to
cause any interest.
It had been stated that all of the girls
were coming eiver trom hairope in
search for husbands, but this was de
nied by some of them. Others, how
ever, admitted this fact, and explained
their idea of the men they sought.
Whether it was a husband bunting
expedition or not, the officials of the
liner were unable to say. They are
satisfied, however, that this is only an
advance guard and that steamers stm
to arrive here will bring many more.
SrvntK Iwldnii Home.
The purser's opinion is that many of
these young women were servants who
had visited their old homes during the
summer. Every year many cross the
ocean to see their relatives and friends
ami wnen iney come nacK invariably i ferred. They showed, too
bring some younger sisters or cousins jesting remarks that thev
with them, and just by chance there' idea of the men they might meet here.
happened to be a goodly gathering on
the Baltic. '
The girls, who came from Ireland.
England, Wares, Scotland, and Norway,
were surprised to find that their com
ing had been so much heralded, and
when several newspaper men showed
them newspaper clippings which said
(hey were coming to get married here,
many of them were quite indignant.
There was quite a delegation of
camera artists, too, but the girls re
fused to pose and dodged- the cameras
every time they were pointed in their
direction. Only snapshots could be ob
tained and many of these were spoiled
because the camera man was not quick
enough for the girls.
One Tnki'H Kirrplliinii, 4
"We are not all servant girls," said
one of the contingent, "and we ate not
looking for husbands, either. If we
were, we could have found them on the
Others took the husband matter as
a good joke and promptly started to
tell the reporters what men thev nre-
Columbus, lud.. Sept. 2S. Because
Vice President Fairbanks served cock
tails with cherries in them at a dinner
iven in honor of President Roosevelt
at Indianapolis last Memorial day lie
was defeated here yesterday as a candi
date for lay delegate to the general
conference of the Methodist Lptscopa!
church, xvhich meets at Baltimore next
The prohibition delegates defeated
him because they said they would not
vote for a man who served cocktails
no matter how prominent a Methodist
he might be.
The action was taken at the quad
rennial meeting of the lay electoral
ceniference, held in connection with
the Tfith session of the Indiana annual
Methodist Episcopal conference. The
lay conference was to select seven del
egates to the general conference at
Baltimore, and as Governor Hanly of
this state had been named to head thii
lay delegates of the northeast confer
ence it was tnougm tnat it woum ue
great idea to have the vice president
head the lav delegates of the Indiana
TELLS OF HIS CRIME
Richard Walton Confesses Killina of
Mrs. Lillian White Grant to
MRS. ROOT FAVORS CANTEEN
ORIENTALIZING" AMERICAN RIVER
PEARLS GETS OWNERS IN TROUBLE
New York, Sept. 28. The import i
tion of three packages of pearls valued
at $10,000 wholesale and alleged bv-
the government to have been smuggled
into this country several weeks ag,
is being investigated by the custom?
authorities. Manuel Cornejo. a Cali
fornia dealer in pears, owns the gems
which were shipped to Paris by way
of Nexv York and subsequently brought
back again through this city. The
customs officials at San Francisco be
sides making a charge of smuggling
against Cornejo have begun a civ;l
suit for the forfeiture of the pearls -y.i
me ground that the 10 per cent dutv
to which they are subject on importa
tion was not paid.
ueceipts of the New York custom
house show that Cornejo shipped some
pearls to . Paris and reshipped them
back here, and he contends that these
are the pearls found in his possession
The customs officials say that, even if
there was a reshipment, the pearls ar
of oriental origin, and the defendant
must show that duty was paid on their
first entry into this country. The
owner declares that while the pearl
pass in traae ior oriental gems
they are really of American origin
Chicago. Sept. 2S. Richard Walton.
colored, who xvas arrested in Spring
field and brought back to Chicago
charged with the murder of Mrs. Lil
lian White Grant in her room last
week confessed to the police last
night that he was guilt v of the crime.
In a previous confession Walton ad
mitted having kept watch outside oi
the house while another negro. Marcus
Dehorn, he declared, entered and
killed Mrs. Grant, robbed her and
later divided the spoils with Walton.
Last night when confronted by De
horn, Walton broke down and admit
ted that he himself was guilty and
that Dehorn had no hand in the affair.
Using Inspector Hunt as a dummv
figure Walton illustrated how he had
tied the undervest about Mrs. Grant
neck and strangled her. He said that
when he ra'sed the window and en
tered the room she screamed. Walto.i
placed his knee on her breast and
choked her until she became tincon
scions. Afterwards he stole her watcn
and money and fled.
Yokohama, Sept. 2S. Secretary Taft
aniveil here early this morning on
lxard the steamer Minnesota from
Seattle, Sept. 13. passing all signal
stations without being sighted. Vari
ous reception committees and num
bers of the American embassy who
bail come here from Tokio to welcome
Mr. Taft were aroused by runners, and
the town was soon enlivened anil iha
bay xvas crowded with launches dis
playing Anieiican flags and other
Itn-rivr nt 7 t.'tO M.
Secretary and Mrs. Taft and Thomas
J. O'Biien. the new American ambas
sador i o Japan, and Mrs. O'Brien, who
are early riseis. met the visitors from
shore in the main saloon of the Min
nesota at 7:::o a. in., while the United
States cruiser Chattanooga, anchorel
in the bay. sainted Secretary Taft's
Hag as secretary of war which was
hoisted at the fort. Secretary Taft.
after a brief consultation' with the re
ception committees and others, ac
cepted the entiie program for his en
tertainment but declined to participate
in any functions today or Sunday.
Itounit of Kn-fiooM.
On Monday the secretary will be
received in audience by the Japanese
emperor, xvhich function will be fol
lowed by a luncheon at the palace
Count Hayashi. foreign minister. wll
give a dinner in Secretary Taft's honor
Monday evening and Tuesday the se
ieiary will be entertained at luncheon
j by the minister of war. General Tera-
uchi Masaki. which will be followed
by a reception of American residents
of Yokohama. On Wednesday M-.
Taft will attend a dinner to be give:!
in his honor by the municipality or
Tokio and Thursday morning will
leave the Japanese capital for Kobe,
where he will embark on board tha
Minnesota for Manila. .While in Tokio
Wednesday Mr. Taft will take lunch
eon with the American charge d'af-
fairs. H. Percival Dodge.
Ilml Itoneh I'nx-mcr.
The Minnesota had a rough but not
unpleasant voyage across the Pacific.
Secretary Taft during his stay here
will make his headquarters at the
Grand Hotel. The secretary on land
ing here was greeted on every hanl
by the Japanese, with whom he is ex
Wife of Secretary Asks St. Louis Con
gressman to Aid.
St. Iuis. Mo., Sept. 2S. When Sec
retary if Stnte RrMit nnd Mrs Root and
daughter passed through here Thurs- GRAND DUKE OF BADEN DEAD
day night ewoute to Mexico. Mrs. Root.
in a brief statement, declared herself Members of Family at Bedside at Con-
emphatically in favor of the reestab- stance When End Comes
lishment of the army canteen. She ad- Constance. Grand Duchy of Baden
dressed hprself narticnlarlv tn Con. Sent. 2.S. The Grand Duke Frederick
gressman Henry s. Caulneld of St
Louis, who. with others, made a brief
call in Secretary Root's private car,
She urged him to vote for the reesta
lishment of the canteen in the army,
and advised him not to be deterred
of Baden died toelay of intestinal in
flammation. He was unconscious for
many hours before his death. Through
iout the night cabinet ministers and
court officials and chaplains had waited
in an apartment adjoining the death
from that purpose by possible protests chamber for the word to come. At the
from the wives of constituents.
BEARS DRIVE CAMPERS
INTO TREE FOR NIGHT
Animals Descend on Yellowstone Par
ty, Who Take to the Timbers
' Till Daylight.
grand duke's bedside when he expired
were Grand Duchess Princess Louise
of Prusia, the hereditary grand duke
Frederick of Baden, Prince Max of
Baden, brother of the grand duke, the
crown princess of Sweden, and others
DYNAMITE TO BLOW
UP FORT'S KITCHEN
Cuban Boy Puts Explosive in Coal Bin
at Bedloe's Island Post, But
It Does Not Ignite.
New York, Sept. 2S. Because he had
a grievance against Charles E. Eekman.
mess cook for Company G, in tha
United States signal corps, stationed
at Fort Wood. Bedloe's island, a Cuban
boy employed as a laborer attempted
to blow up the kitchen with dynamite.
Captain George C. Durnell, in command
on Bedloe's island, then ordered the
bov from the island. The boy is the
step-son of a soldier stationed in Cuba.
He is employed as a laborer in the re
construction of the base of the statue
of liberty. Much dynamite is used on
the island, and after his quarrel with
the cook, the boy put several sticks of
the explosive in the coal bin. When
the dynamite was discovered the per
cussion caps were off, and in this con
dition the explosive was practically
Hulett, Wyo., Sept. 28. Treed by
bears from Yellowstone National park
fix-e men and one woman from Hulett
were compelled to snend Thursday! havon u-hsro ihav win Viniii e-r,,.!o
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s, nignt m a tree astride Drancnes wnne in the memormial church there, the
J the bears roamed among the wreck of s gift of H. H. Rogers.
Hold Services in Rogers' Church.
Boston, Mass.; Sept. 2S. The large
party of delegates who participated in
the sessions Of the International Con
gress of Religious Libraries during the
past week left Boston today for Fair
THREE KILLED IN
BIG AUTO RACES
New York. Sept. 28. In the first
accident of consequence in the 24-hour
endurance automobile race at Morris
Park race track three persons were
fatally injured and scores of others
were more or less bruised today. One
of the cars while going over 60 miles
an hour crashed into a fence at thj
western turn of the track in the 13th
hour of the race. The car was the
40 horse power Lozier. which was be
ing driven by Henry Smelzer of New
ark, X. J.