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FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 208.
THE ARGUS, FKHJAY; JUNE 18, 1909. FOURTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
MATSMS THE INDIANA
TROPHY IN BIG AUTO RACE
FREE PRINT PAPER GOES
WAY OF OTHER SCHEDULES
SCIENTIFIC CONSOLATION FOR THE MISSIONARY
Covers 232 Miles in Av
erage of 51.2 Miles
Hundred Thousand People
Throng Course at Crown
Facts About Indiana Tro
Crown Point-Lcwelt Auto Course
Time of Start 8 a. m.
Number of Entries 17
Length of Race ..... 232.74 miles
Estimated average speed. .... .
Crown Point, June 13. Joe Matson
In a Chalmers-Detroit driving a perfect
lace today won the Indiana trophy for
light automobiles, going the 232.21
miles in 4:31:21, an average of 51.2
miles an hour. Robertson finished
second in a Locomobile and Monson
third in a Marion. x
Mopped nut One.
Matson, In his long, killing journey.
'topped his car but once for gasone 17 aua" 5 WPre leading with lesj than a
?aud lubricant, He made the distance minute separating them. The Chalmers-
;- over Toads which in spots were rough "etroit cars maintained their r-
I -and. Ihe cars bumped in a nasty fash- markablc pace, and were still leadiu:;
' ion. He and his machinist finished in at tn 00,1 of thc fourth lap, with but
rgood form amidst the cheers of thous- G0 seconds separating the cars.
ands. Matson started last in the field ! Tw" More Are out.
: of 19, and in the third lap in poiut of Stutz led at the end, ofjthe fifth lap.
lapsed time had assumed first position. Kuipper, who had been Inthe lead H
In the next lap he lost it to his team- 'he fourth round, injured his car iu
mate, Knipper, but in the fifth he again fifth. Rushl was never heard fneim
regained it and held U to the last. He after leaving the grandstand. Bur
averaged seven minutes in the- lead man disqualified himself by borrowing
after the fifth round..' V". Ja vaIve fter he had spent .aa hour try-
" Few at Finish. -
Robertson and Monsen ran a close
and exciting race and were seldom
more than a minute or two apart, buti
they were unable to overtake the fleet
"Blue Bird" as the Chalmers Detroit
car is called.
The other cars on the track when
the race finished were: Locomobile
(Florida), Chalmers-Detroit (Poole),
Corbin (Mainsonvillc), and Moon
(Wells). The others either were with
drawn or hopelessly distanced.
Crown Point, Ind., June IS. The
firot of the "western Vanderbilt" auto
mobile races was run today in per
ftct weather and over a track as
tmooth as time, money and men could
wake it. The race was for the In
diana trophy, over 10 laps of approxi
mately 23.C miles each, the total dis
tance being 232.74 miles.
Only I.litht t'ara la.
The entrants, of which there wero
17, were limited to light cars. All
right long people poured into the town,
epecial trains from Chicago beginning
to arrive at 2 this morning and when
the first car was sent at 9 o'clock it
waj estimated 100,000 persons were
witnesses to the exciting event.
Camp Out for Night.
Many men and women spent the
night in tonncaus of their autonio-
tiles or in hastily improvised camps,
while a great number passed the early
hours of the day in riding about town
and over the course. The immense
grandstand began to fill early and at
the hour of starting it was filled to
Shortly after daybreak the task of
distributing soldiers of thc 1st Illinois
regiment wno guaraeu tne course
among the 41 military posts began and
by 7 o'clock the crowds had been suc
cessfully turned towards the fields and
byways and the track was clear for
the contests. , There were numerous
accidents, mostly of a minor nature, in
TWO SHOT IN AN
Muskogee, Okla., June 18. In a bat
tle between officers and three train
robbers who held up the St. Louis &
Iron Mountain freight train near
Bragg, Okla., early today, Deputy Con
stable Kirk was killed.
Paul Williams, one of the robbers,
was shot through the breast and cap
tured. The other two robbers escaped.
The object of the robbers was to rob
the train crew who had just received
their pay envelopes.
ILe crush of machines along the course
ana on the way to it.
Chleagoana Suffer Moat.
Among those most seriously hurt
were Charles Amstcdd, Edward DolH
er, T. J. Free, Adolph Magnus, Flor
ence Packard and Harriet Barnes, all
of Chicago. None, however, is believed
to be fatally hurt.
At 9 o'clock Starter Wagner sent the
first car No. 1,'a Corgin, Maisonvllle
ilriver, on its journey and at intervals
of a minute he dispatched the other 16
The Mart or.
The following cars started:
No. Cars. Drivers.
1 Corbin Maisonville
2 Buick Burma'i
3 Marion- Stusz
5 Chalmers-Detroit. . .Knipper
C Marion Monso-i
7 IxM-omobile Florida
S' Buick Chevrolet
5) Fal-car '. Pearc3
10 Locomobile Robertson
11 Moon Wells
1! Buick Straus
15 Fal Car Rueb!
16 Stoddard Dayton. .Wiseman
17 Chalmers-Detroit Pool
IS Stoddard Dayton ...Wright
13 Chalmers-Detroit ..Matson
Strang Put Oat.
No. 2 led at the end of the first lap
making it in 23:11. Strang, who made
sensational time on the first lap, wis
Piinounced out of the race.
Ped a rear axle.
Burman No. 3, made the second lap
si 111 in thd leadJn 2G:03.
Slow to Slake Oar Round.
At a time when most of the cars had
finished the second lap, fios. 1, 9, 15
and IS had not finished the first round.
At the end of the third lap Nos. 19
.i.. i . .. ...
.i mo conclusion
of the sixth lan
Matson led by nearly seven minutes.
Monsen second and Robertson third.
niowa Cylinder 1 1 end.
Matson was still in the lead at the
end of the seventh lap. Stutz, who
was making a wonderful race in his
Marcen, blew a cylinder head at the
very outset of the eighth lap. His car
ran into a shallow "ditch and was with
drawn from the race.
FIND MRS. KAUFMANN
Wife of South Dakota Urewer Es
capes Severe Penalty for
Death of Domestic.
Flandreau, S. D.. June 18. Mrs.
Emma Kaufmann, accused of the mur
ner of Agnes Polreis, a domestic, was
found guilty of battery here today and
sentenced to pay a fine of $100.
ST. PETERSBURG SCOURGE
Twenty-Four New Cases Admitted to
Municipal Hospitals in Day.
St. Petersburg, June 18. The num
ber of cholera cases In the Russian
capital is increasing daily. Twenty
four new cases and 17 suspects were
admitted to the municipal hospitals
during 24 hours ended at noon yester
day. A man who was stopping at a
hotel in the center of the city is among
the dead from the disease.
It is now believed that the filtra
lion beds have become infected, as the
districts served with water from these
beds are suffering from a larger per
centage of cases than the two districts
that get their water by direct pump
A project has been introduced in the
city council to build a deflecting sewer
to carry away the 42.000,000 gallons
oi sewage that are yearly discharged
into the Neva above the intake of the
PICK THIRD ARBITRATOR
Bishop Chandler of Methodist Church
to Help Settle Hail Strike.
Washington, June 18. Bishop War
ren A. Candler of the Methodist Epis
copal church of Georgia was today
agreed upon as the third arbitrator in
the dispute between the Georgia Rail
road company and its firemen.
Venezuela Restores Trusts.
Caracas, June 18. The high federal
court has given a decision declarin
unconstitutional Castro's decrees, of
January, 1907, which annulled the salt
pud match mononolv concessions Thr-
'decision restores to the Ethelburg.i
'lyndicate, limited, of London, all its
An English Scientist Has Just
HE SAW HER DRUNK
Harry J. Vietch of Des Moines
Witness for Gould Against
WAS VALET ON YACHT TOUR
Great Mass of Testimony Tending in
Same General Direction Is
- NeW York, JunaV.-lS. Harry 3. Veirch
of Des Moines. Iowa, was called to the
stand by the defense when court open
ed today in the Gould separation suit.
He was employed as valet to Mrs.
Gould. Veitch testified he had seen
Mrs. Gould under the influence of li
quor several times. He said s ic drank
a great deal on the trip to the West
Indies on the yacht Niagara, mostly
champagne and Manhattan cocktails.
Duatin Karnuui Named.
New York, June IS. The spotlight
of the cross examiner continued to
oscillate yesterday in the trial of Mrs.
Howard Gould's suit for separation,
from the estate at Castle Gould to the
St. Regis hotel, to the farm at Blue
Gap, Ya., to the Niagara, the Gould
yacht, and back to New York again,
but except for those moments when it
lingered on Dustin Farnum, it never
got very far from the butler's key to
the wine cellar.
There was visible an attitude on the
part of the defense which in this trial
MEN CAUSE OF FREAKS OF FEMININE
FASHION, SAYS A
New York, June IS. "The New York
women who belong to a class that is
best described as the floating popula
tion are being crippled by the Paris
fashions, and the men of Paris and
New York are responsible for it.
"New York women of a certain type
distort their figures by the clothes
they wear until they no longer resem
ble the feminine form.
"They wear corsets too tight to
"Shoes too ridiculous to walk in.
"Collars so high and so tight that
they cannot breathe properly.
"And a harness of garters that
makes them walk like horses with the
'spring halt.' "
In an interview yesterday Dr. Sarah
J. McNutt, one of New York's most
eminent women physicians, made the
above statement and agreed with the
ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD TO TRY
OUT WAR BALLOONS WHILE IN CAMP
Elgin, 111., June 18. Officers of the
Illinois National Guard plan to experi
ment with two big dirigible balloons,
identical in type with those of thc
United States army during the en
campment of state troops at Wing
park, Engin, July, 10 to 24.
The operations of military balloons
at Wing park while the 1st and 3rd
brigades of state militia are in camp
will make the first time in the history
of the Illinois guard that aerial navl-
ratmn Vina n T r .
una uccii tiLLCixipitni. ill IU"t
ihe experiment will be one of the firt
j that has been tried in military work
Announced that Cannibalism Is Purely Scientific from a Food
Standpoint. News Item.
of many surprises has been curiously
shifted over to what, is virtually the
prosecution to prove. that Mrs'. Gould'
was not only so frequently under the
influence of intoxicants as to fall with
in the rulings of Justice Dowling that
she must be proved a Jiabitual drunk
ard before her husband can bo justi
fied for leaving Ler, "but to prove that
when she had been' drinking her char
acter underwent, a; transformation for
the worse. ' ,- r-
Mr. Gould Q.tU.
Delancey Nicoll, forJnerly district at
torney forlhe county of New York
and now counsel for the husband, was
willing enough lo adduce testimony
that the wife waraffable when herself,
if pnltho.coMldiij.nftle4v.pod nature
into contrast with testimony that tend
ed to show her violent, abusive,, un
certain in her motives and confused
in her actions at those moments when
she was alleged to have been drink
ing. There was no abatement of her
ordeal yesterday, and as the burden
of iteration grew heavier, she shrank
visibly and a look of pain came into
her eyes, as if, though she might have
read or seen such things,, it was a new
realization of them for her to hear
them applied directly to herself with
the weight of a sworn oath behind
them. At other times, she smiled
broadly, shook her head in amused de
nial, and several times stared the wit
ness out of countenance.
Officer Kills Woman and Self.
Macon, Ga.. June 18. After killing
a woman named Emma Raymond in
the red light district earlv todav
I Patrolman Oscar Abel turned the re-
volver upon himself and blew out his
quoted sartorial beliefs of Samuel
Paull of the United Tailors' Associa
tion of America.
"The women of this country are be
coming cripples and coquettes through
Paris styles," Mr. Paull assures us.
"Some women have to practice for
months before they can learn to walk
in the short-waisted, tight hipped crea
tions. If they wanted to sit dowu
while wearing them, they would need
a force of three men to give . assist
Mrs. McNutt in concluding her re
"After all, practically every woman
in the world is dressing to make her
self attractive in the eyes of at least
one man. Let the men cease to be
lured by grotesque fashions and see
with what a sigh of relief women will
J adopt moderation."
In this country, the regular army ex
Major General E. C. Young has writ
ten to local militia men asking them
if details for operation of balloons can
Le arranged here, and it Is virtually
assured that the experiment will be
one of the features of the annua en
Plans are to convert this year's camp
vork Into field maneuvers and the
balloons will be nsed in conducting the
movements of troops over 4,000, acres
of meadow and timber land, which has
been leased by the state.
IS NOT DISTURBED
Broughton Brandenburg Ap
pears to Hold His Predic
AS WEB IS WOVEN BY STATE
Newspaper Man Testifies That He
Obtained Apparent Proof of
" New YorfcV Je T4-4be- trial of
Broughton Brandenburg, the writer, on
the charge of grand larceny, Richard
son Gilder, who was a close friend
Grover Cleveland, testified today
that the signature alleged to have been'
ti r .iw, h n,.. I
enburg was not that of Cleveland.
David N". Carvalho. a handwriting ex
pert; testified that the signature was a
forgery and that in his opinion Brand
enburg had written it.
Itrfrndaat V nroncrr ad.
New York, June 18. Broughton
Brandenburg showed little concern
ytsterday as the state, in a usiass
like way, continued its attempt to
prove that the article sold the New
York Times for $500, as Grover Cleve
land's, and widely published over th-j
coi-ntry, was a forgery, and that
Brandenburg knew it when he sold the
rrticle. When court adjourned late in
the afternoon he was chatting cheer
fully with spectators, and apparently
aid not regard as damaging the testi
mony of the second day of his trial.
Much Evidence la.
Late yesterday afternoon the state
began to introduce witnesses in rapii
succession, first to identify the type
writer on which the article is said to
have been written, and the steno
grapher to whom it was dictated, then.
he typewritten sheets- of the article
ithself and their correspondence with
the published text. By this testimony
the prosecution hopes to prove - that
the article was dictated in part from
notes and in part written in long hand
bv Brandenburg and passed over by
l-im to the stenographer to transcribe,
on Aug. 10,-1908, more than a month
after Grover Cleveland's death.
' Miss Lillian Bacon, who said she
took Brandenburg's dictation of part
of the article in question, told how
Brandenburg looked over -the sheets
at her table when they were done, and
said, "It is good salable stuff," adding
that it was Cleveland's style, or some
thing like that.
Relied on Hauling
Charles M. Lincoln Sunday editor
"l the Times, was recalled to the
?t?nd yesterday and on cross examina
rion by Attorney Jacobi for the de
fense stated that he had twice sent a
reporter to F. S. Hastings, one of the
executors for Mr. Cleveland's will, to
ascertain if the article . was genuine
Two letters, which the witness said
the reporter had secured from' Mr. Hd
lings, were admitted la evidence. In
enc of them the statement was made
that the writer had given Brandenburg
"a formal written, assignment to said
article." : The second letter in part
said:, "I have examined the signature
submitted to me by Mr. Ybarra and
compared it, with others of Mr. Cleve
land's and believe that the one sub
niitted byMr., Ybarra Is genuine
have no reason, to believe that the ar-
tlee furnished you by Mr. Brandenburg
purporting to have been written by
Mr. Cleveland is not genuine."
FIGHT OF BUNKER
List of Casualties in Connection with
Celebration of Anniversary
Reaches Total of 65.
Boston. June 18. The list of maim
ed and injured in the Bunker Hill cel
ebration yesterday rivaled that of the
actual battle of 134 years ago. Sixty
five persons were treated at the hos
pitals of Boston and vicinity for injur
ies caused by fireworks and pistols,
and many more were attended by phy
sicians and others at their homes
Fortunately there were no serious cas
ualties. Charleston's great day closed
last night with an electrical pageant
which far exceeded in beauty and elab
orateness any preceding exhibition of
its kind. It was estimated that 100,000
persons saw the pageant. Business
was suspended In Boston, Lynn, Cam
bridge, Newton and other cities during
KLEIN USED THE BAYONET
Witness at Trial Says Private Stab
bed Hoy as He Got Off Car.
Pazton, 111., June 18. Introduction
of testimony began yesterday in the
trial of Joseph B. Klein of Chicago, a
private in company A, 1st regiment.
liJitois National guard, for the murder
of Earl Nelson, 16 years old, who was
stabbed to death at Kankakee on Ang.
15, 1908, with a bayonet while trying
to board a special train in which
troops were going from Chicago to
Springfield to .quell the race riots.
F. R. Mitchell of Indianapolis, an
tmploye of the Illinois Central rail
road, testified that he was a witness
W the stabbing of Neteon. He said he
noticed Nelson on the third step of
t ne of the cars.- He saw a soldier
come our of, the car door, holding 3
bayonet In his . hand. . Mitchell said
Nelson started' to get off .the car, and
fln uHT'T -to-traJ(imt"Tt(iL-
w j hg,
bbed him j
Foldier reached down and stabbed
w.th the bayonet. Nelson jumped to
tf-e ground and walked back to a flag
The jury, as completed after three
Cavs 'i'k. is composed of 10 farm
ers. a business man and a workman.
HAYWOOD SMOKES; NABBED
Washington Authorities Arrest Liec
tnrer for Using Cijrarets.
Seattle, June 18. W. D. Haywood,
the socialist lecturer, was twice ar
rested for violating the state anti-ci-
aret law, which went, into effect June
The first time that Haywood fell in
to the hands of the officers was in
Fllensberg, where he was taken into
custody by a deputy sheriff just as he
was putting a cigaret into his mouth.
le was released on $15 bonds. Later
in the day he went to North Yakima,
where he had a lecture engagement.
While smoking a cigaret in a saloon
the sheriff entered and placed him un
der arrest. Haywood protested against
such action, but the sheriff was firm
Haywood was again released under $13
EMPERORS MOST CORDIAL
Rulers of . Russia and Gersianv
Pledge, to Promote Peace.
Reval, June 18. The toasts exchang
ed between Emperor Nicholas and Em
peror William at a banquet on board
the -Russian imperial yacht Standart
last night were cordial In their exDre-5
Ions for good relations between the
YESTERDAY IN CONGRESS
Washington, June 18. Following is
a summary, compiled from the official
proceedings, of the work of both
houses of congress yesterday:
SENATE The senate snent ihrirrrai.
er part of the day In the discussion of
Senator Aldrioh's amendment increas-
iriB ine auty on print paper from one-
it-inn iu iwo-ienim . or a cent per
pound. Senator Brown of Nebraska In
opposing the Increase asserted that even
unaer me present tarirt the American
mills had a. bier advantnc nvor thnu
oi i-ansoa. ana fleclared that the cost
vi pruuut-uon ot . the Dominion was
greater than in the t'nlted States. This
statement was denied by Senators Aid
rich and Hale. The duty on illustrated
postcards was raised 325 per eeiit to
biiui oui umnan competition. The sen
i scneouie on -winnow srlass was
adopted fixing: a lower duty than under
tne uingiey law or that provided In
me uouse diu. ai s:&i o clocK the sen
HOUSE After a wrnnfrle of nearly
an hour the democrats in the house
tailed to obtain the passage of a reso
lution calline . uoon the state denart
ment for the transmission to the house
of reports on-foreign wasea and cost
of production in foreifm countries, ex-
'v viri iuaH. nvinrocniaiive x-iuii oi
Tennessee, author of the resolution.
made the point of no quorum. The
house then adjourned, after a roll call.
until Monday. The president's special
mespagre on corporation and Income
i SXton! read " the be,nnln of tn
Under Leadership of Aid-,
rich it is Voted Down
72 to 29.
LORIMER AGAINST IT
New Senator from Illinois la
Sworn in Action on Taft
Idea Is Postponed. 1
Washington, June 18. The senate
today voted down Brown's amendment
placing print paper on the free list in
the tariff bill, 29 to 72. Lorimer of.
Illinois, who took the oath today, voted
against the amendment.
Repllea to Brown.
Washington, June .18. Taking the
floor in defense of duties on print
iaper- recommended by the committer
on bnance Senator Gaiiinger today
made reply to many of the statements
cf Brown in favor of placing print
paper on the free- list.
Pom pone Tax Claaaea.
Washington, June 18. An informal
agreement was reached on the floor of
the senate today between Aldrich,
Cummins and Bailey that the income
tax and corporation tax questions shall
be postponed until after all schedules
in the tariff bills are disposed of.
BREAK UP A PLOT TO
Man Arrested While Calling for De
coy Letter Sent by Wabash
St. Louis, June 18. Robert L. Hayes,
a Egd J2J was a rresteljn the posofflce
here" today as he called for a' decoy
letter mailed in an effort to apprehend
the sender of blackmailing missives
addressed to officials of the Wabash
railroad.. The letters contained threats
to dynamite the tracks unless $5,000
was paid to the writer. Hayes told
the police a fellow guest at a hotel
here sent him to the postoffice.
EXPORTS BELOW LAST YEAR
Bureau of Statistics Says Present Fis
cal Year Will be a Poor One.
Washington, June 18. A statement
issued by the bureau of statistics saya:
It is now apparent exports from the
United States in the fiscal year which
ends with the present month will fall
materially below those of 1908 and
1907 and slightly below those of 1906.f
NEW CHAPLAIN OF SENATE
Rev. V. C B. Pierce of Washington
Washington, June 18. Rev. Ulysses
Grant B. Pierce, pastor of All Souls
Unitarian church in this city, was to
day designated by senate resolution
to act as chaplain until otherwise or
dered. Twelve in Black Hand Net.
Cincinnati. June IS. In a spectacu
lar raid led by Postoffice Inspector
Oldfield last night .a dozen inmates of
a house on Sixth street, in the down
town district, were put under arrest.
It is stated the arrests are a result of
previous arrests made in Marion, Co
lumbus and other Ohio towns in con
nection with the Black Hand. All of
those arrested are foreigners.
Wisconsin Solons Adjourn.
Madison, June 18. The 49th session
of the Wisconsin legislature adjourned
sine die today after a five months ses
sion. France Has Deficit to Meet.
Paris, June 18. The budget for 1910,"
introduced in the chamber of deputies
today by the finance minister, shows
a deficit of $21,000,000.
DESIRE TO KEEP
OF CHINA DEAL
London, June 18. Great Britain ha
asked America not to puress its claUn
for participation in the Hnnkow Se
Chuen railroad " loan of- $27,000,000
which British, German and French
bankers stand ready to take up. The ,
request has been sent to British Am
bassador. Bryce at Washington,