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EVERYBODY 10 PAGES READS IT. EVERYBODY 10 PAGES NEEDS IT. J I, AST EDITION. TUESDAY ETSNING. TOPEKA, KANSAS;; JUNE 25, 1907. TUESDAY EVENING. TWO CENTS ' HARDLYA CLUE, The Second Murder at "Three Bridges" Is Unayenged. Frank Buckmeister, Held as a Suspect, Is Released. MAN IS IDENTIFIED. His Name Was Wm. Zook, an Omaha Printer. Two Tramps Who Tell Conflict ins Stories in Jail. What is believed to be a certain Identification of the murdered man, whose body was found yesterday mornins on the Union Pacific tracks Just the other side of the Three Fridges, has been made. His name is William Zook. He was between 21 and 22 years old and his parents' home Is in Omaha. Although hard work has been done by J. M. Wiikerson, the sheriff, and J. J. Schenck. the county attorney, and the members of the local police force, there is not much more light on the murder today than there was 2 4 hours ago. but with the Identifica tion of the murdered man in hand the sheriff and his forces and the police as well are sanguine that this second .murder within weeks time will De Tlved and the guilty brought to Jus tice. Two tramps, giving their names as Frank Carney and Henry O'Neill, were ricked up this morning by Josiah Ross, the police sergeant. They have told different stories as to their ar rival here in town and will be held under vagrancy charges until their ac tions since they have been in town can be investigated. Frank Buckmeister. a barber by trade, was taken Into custody by the sheriff last night under the impression that heknew something about the mur der but an investigation of his actions during the last couple of days satisfied the sheriff that he was In no vay con nected with the case and the sheriff permitted him to leave Jail this noon after having had him Incarcerated for the night. Identification or the Body. Robert Meyers, an employe of the Mail and Breeze Printing company made the identification of the murder ed man as being William Zook. And this identification was confirmed in a av by H. J. Littlejohn, who works at the Midland hotel. After seeing the description of the murdered man in last evening's newspaper, Mr. Meyers immediately thought that it migni pos sibly be Zook, whom -he had seerr for ho first time in a long while on sun rtav afternoon. He went to Shellabar- o-or'a imprtAklnz rooms and made a thorough examination of the body and of as much of the features as were left nd satisfied his own mind that it was Zook. He was particularly certain that the clothing was the same that Zook wore on Sunday afternoon except that on that occasion Zook did not have on his coat. The size of the man. Ha raven black and wavy hair, his un usually small chin as well as some other details impressed Mr. Meyers that S'nr.k was the murder victim. Mr. Meyers met Zook in Omaha a couple of vears ago. They were both employed in the Great Western Type found rv. Zook was then a little over 19 years old. He was the only son of M L. Zook. who was at that time a solif itor for the Rees Printing company of Denver. Mr. Meyers says that Zook's fKtnily were eminently respectaDie peu r,u in wn-to-rio circumstances but thai th. vnuni man was inclined to be a trifle wild and was also of a very belU-erent disposition and prone iu pik a fight on the slightest provoca tion. , . Mr. Mayers and Mr. Littlejohn were out walking on Sunday afternoon and us they passed up Bast Fourth street near Kansas avenue, one of three or four men who were sitting on the I rojected foundation of the building on the southeast corner, stepped up to him and slapped him on the back and said, -Hello. Pal." Mr. Meyers said he rec ognized Mm immediately as Zook anu was surprised to see him looking so much like a tramp. Zook told him that I.e had not been in Omaha, since April jnd that he and two or three pals hart Just come on from Denver. Zook stated further that they were on their way to Kansas City and that thev Intended to start that night. Mr. Meyers told him that if he was in town the next flay he would like to have him call where he was working. It was Mr. Meyers intention to give him a lift to get on his feet if he so desired. But he saw nothing of him until he viewed his mangled body yes terday afternoon. Mr. Littlejohn. who was with Mr. Meyers on Sunday after noon. went around to Shellabarger's undertaking rooms and expressed pos Itiveness that the murdered man was the same one with whom Mr. Meyers had talked on Sunday afternoon. He based his identification chiefly on the clothing worn by the victim. Buckmelstor's Arrest. While the sheriff s lorces and the police were working on the case yes terday afternoon, word came to them from Ruckmeister's wife. who was known around town as May Bergonler before her marriage to Buckmeister on May 14. that her husband could tell something about the murder. It did not take Sheriff Wiikerson long to get p. hold of Buckmeister and place him in the county jail. Buckmeister was emphatic in his assertions as to his in nocence and declared that he knew absolutely nothing about the murder and had never seen a man who looked like the murdered man. All kinds of "sweating" failed to get any admis sions of any sort from Buckmeister but the sheriff thought it would be a good policy to keep him In custody while the case was being investigated. The woman was questioned again this morning by the sheriff as to her story of last night that her husband knew something about the murder and she declared that the person she had talk ed with, about the general murder business which has been engaged In within the vicinity of the city for the rift few days, had misunderstood her. Phe insisted that what she had said to this party who had Informed the po lice was that her husband was familiar with the talk that was going on In the neighborhood about the Markinson murder for which Wilbum Van Horn, the hackman, Is now In Jail. On this! statement from the wife and an in vestigation of Buckmeister's actions during the past forty-eight hours Sheriff Wiikerson decided that he was in no way connected with the crime and released him. Buckmeister went on his way rejoicing. , - The Police Suspects. . . Frank Carney and Henry O'Neill, the "vags" who were picked up this morning by Josiah Ross, the police sergeant, as suspects, are a little bet ter dressed than the usual run of tramps. Carney is a big fellow with a ruddy complexion, red hair and a red mustache,- while ' his partner la short and slim and of a-dark com plexion. Ross heard of these two strange "vags" -being ii town and- located- them this -morning at Johnson's restaurant. When they were, ques tioned first they said that they had come from Leavenworth on Sunday night but then- they . changed this story and said that they had ridden in from Kansas City on Sunday nig-ht on the blind baggage of, the train that arrived herf- at midnight. They made strenuous denials of having, had any thing to do with the murder, in fact." of having done anything out of the way since they had arrived in town. When askd where their partner was, they at first denied that they had- a partner wirh thorn, but then admitted that they -had one but he- had ridden further ahead on the same train and they had not seen him since their ar rival in the city. It was thought best by the police to keep theses men in custody until they could be looked ud a bit and they were held on vagrancy cnarges. Zook's Folks Heard From. As soon as the Identification of Zook's body had been made by Mr. Myers, Sheriff Wiikerson wired the chief of I police of Omaha to notify his parents and this morning the sheriff received telegram from P. Mostyn, acting chief of police of Omaha, to the effect that he had notified Mrs. William Mealio, a sis ter of Zook, who lives at No. 1715 Clark street, Omaha, of the death of her bro ther and had also notified ook's par ents, who are in Sioux Falls, S. D., at the present time. Shortly after this tel egram from Chief Mostyn a message came from Mrs. M. L. Zook from Sioux Falls asking the sheriff to wire her some particulars of William Zook's death. This was done and the sheriff expects that some of the family will come on here shortly to look at the body and make the Identification cer tain. Theories Eeing Worked On. Both the sheriff and his forces, the county attorney and the police have a couple or more theories about the mur der that they are working on. . Since the identification of the body by Mr. Myers and his story that ook was with some hobo companions, and that they were bound for Kansas City, considera ble credence is placed in the story told by Mr. Foley, the passenger on the Un ion Pacific train, who saw, from the passing train, some men fighting in the roadway near the place where the Grantvllle road crosses the Union Pacif ic right of way and near where the body was found. They think perhaps Zooks had a fight with his friends and that they killed him and then placed hia body on the track. A farmer living down below the Cal houn Bluffs telephoned to the sheriff that very early on Sunday morning, before it was daylight, two men had stopped at his place and asked for water. They called his attention to a light in the vicinity of the Bluffs and asked him what it was. He told them that he did not know and then they proffered the Information that they had been in some trouble near where the light was an hour or so before that time. The farmer was not able to give a good description of the men. Another theory is that Zook and his pals got on a freight train and had a fight with one of the train crew dur ing which Zook was shot up and kill ed and then dropped off the train by the man who had done the shooting. The Union Pacific and Rock Island of ficials have been asked by the sheriff to look In the empty freight cars that were hauled over the line to Kansas City during Sunday night to see if there Is blood In any of them. The railroad people have promised to do this. So far neither the Union Pa cific or the Rock Island officials have received any report of any trouble on any of their trains on Sunday night or early Monday morning. Neither has any report been received by them from any engineer of his having hit a body or anything else near where Zook's body was found. Coroner's Jury Called. A coroner's jury to investigate Zook's murder was empaneled by Sheriff Wiikerson this morning. It consists of H. C. Lindsey, James Coddington, Os car Perkins, Josiah Wilcox, William Alston and W. F. Schafer. The Jury was sworn in and view the remains of the murdered man at Shellabarger's undertaking room?. An adjournment was taken until Monday morning next when the inquest will be held at the county court house and by which time the sheriff expects to have the murder mystery solved and the guilty one in custody. CALL ROOSEVELT IN. Labor Unions Ask Him to Look Up the Telegraph Companies. Washington. June 25. The central labor union of Washington have sent a telegram to President Roosevelt re questing that he institute an Investi gation to determine if the telegraph companies have entered into a con spiracy In restraint of trade in viola tion of the Sherman anti-trust law. At the request of the American Federa tion of Labor similar action it is said will be taken by all the leading labor organizations In the United States. Wolverton Resented Insinuation. Oscar Wolverton, the well known harness dealer, was fined $5 In police court this morning for assaulting a negro named Horace Farrar. Farrar went into Wolverton's store and talked about purchasing a saddle. Wolver ton said that the saddle cost $3 5, and then Farrar intimated that he was not telling the truth. Wolverton struck at the customer, but did not land on him. Farrar made a complaint against the harness man. in which he explained that the assault was doubly serious because he had a broken arm and could not defend himself. Farrar at one time played In the Washburn foot ball team, and was a noted foot racer. Eleven Die of Heat. PUtsburg. June 25. Eleven persons are dead and many prostrated as a direct or Indirect result of the warm weather experienced In the Pittsburg district within the past 24 hours. The maximum temperature was 82. "SEBEN I.Eli EX FORTY-FOUR.' Tli is Combination Proves a Hoodoo for Crap Shooters. In police court this morning a squad of colored gentlemen, who were ar rested Saturday night while enjoying a favorite field sport, were fined for gambling. , The keeper, James Hua dleston, was fined $25, and the others, John Miller, Pope Anderson, Bob Hag gart, Walter Lewis. Sam Hopkins, Charles Wilson. Ben " Dobbins, Harry Burget and Dan Hickman, were fined $10 each. - These eleven crap shooters were ar rested -by seven policemen "seven come- (and get) eleven." The raid wa3 pulled off and the eleven arrested at 411 Kansas avenue, and the cash assets were 44 cents. 7-11-44. 4-11-44. . The same rare combination of nu merals figured in a former crap game raid, for which Ben Jordan and Clar ence Woods were this morning fined $100 each as keepers. At that raid seven policemen captured eleven "shooters" . . .. ,. INCIDENT CLOSED. Fourth of . July Committee Writes " Letter to Gen. Fuuston. San Francisco,. Cal June 25. The Fourth of July committee, after a two hours', session last evening, drafted a reply to General Funston in which the latter s- Intimation that united states troops would not be safe from insult in the streets of San Francisco, was repudiated and the general's offer of troops declined because the idea of a parade had been abandoned. The reply covered both the original letter from General Funston dated June 17. and a later communicatipn in which the general explained at great er length his reasons for advising against the parading of troops. He declared that the expression "un shipped mob" was intended to apply to a certain lawless element In the community and not to the committee. He closed by offering troops for parade on July 4. with the statement that it was up to the people of San Francisco to deal with any disorder that may occur. The committee, in its reply, stated that It did not take the general's ex pression as a personal insult, but stigmatized as unjust the accusation that United States troops would be unsafe in San Francisco streets. FOSTOX'S EXPLANATION. He Was Not Thinking of Labor Unions or Strikers. San Francisco, June 25. General Funston, whoso letter to the Fourth of July committee refusing to parade the regular troops under his command because he feared trouble at the hands of the "Unwhipped Mob, in San Francisco" has led to considerable comment and criticism, gave out a statement, this morning in which he said he meant no discourtesy to the people of San Francisco and that by his reference to the unwhipped mob, he did not mean the labor unions, nor the men now involved in the various strikes. He declared that he had re ceived a number of threatening letters from one which said he would meet the fate of Steunenberg if he dared to parade troops on the streets of San Francisco. His refusal to Join the parade, he said, was because not all the men asked for were available and the parading of the others is inadvis able for reasons stated. NEEDN'T NOTIFY WAR OFFICE. Frisco Complaints Against Funston Will Be Ignored. Washington, June 25. The atten tion of the officials of the war depart ment naturally has been attracted to the statement of General Frederick Funston to the effect that he did not care to parade his troops in San Fran Cisco If they were to be "jeered and sneered at by an unwhipped mob." It was said at the department today that not only had no complaint been lodged against the officer for this statement, but it was intimated that no notice would be taken of any such complaint In view of the second state ment attributed to the general,, ex plaining and qualifying his utterances. BEATEN AND ROBBED. G. Carter Has a Terrible Experi ence With Holdup Men. Between four and five o'clock Sat urday afternoon Mr. G. G. Carter, who lives at 1308 West Gordon street, North Topeka, waa assaulted and bad ly used up. The assault took place at the Rock Island crossing in North To peka, and was committed by two white fellows. One of them was Alf Cochran, who is now at the county Jail. It Is believed the assailants got onlv about $7. When the police reached the scene of the trouble Mr. Carter was lying on the ground near the Rock Island tracks with his face and head badly bruised up. Cochran and his "as sistant." whom the police have not yet located, attacked Carter with a piece of a railroad iron and beat him most unmercifully about the head and face. Carter was knocked down, and then to finish up matters, they took him and beat his head against the rails. The colored man who lives just across the street from where the hold up took place, said that he heard women screaming about a man being beaten up and that he phoned to the police headquarters about it. In the meantime Cochran and his "assistant" had escaped up the Union Pacific tracks toward the west. Cochran was apprehended within a short time although the other man is still at large. Mr. Carter is a man about fifty-five years of age. He has lived in Topeka for a good many years, and Is well known in North Topeka. At the time of the assault he had about nine dol lars In money in his pocket. Of this Cochran managed to get about seven. The rest was dropped on the ground In their hurry to get away before the officers reached the place. The police at once put out after the culprits, and in a short time had Cochran. The other one succeeded in making his getaway. Cochran is now held on charges of robbery and assault with the intent to kill. Cochran was arranged in the city court today and his hearing post poned. - - i PINNING HiiDOWN The Haywood Defense Recalls Orchard to the Stand To Strengthen Its Foundation For Future Impeachment. 111S PICTURES SHOWN. Taken for the. Rogues' Gallery When He Was Arrested. First of Defendant's "Witnesses Testifies to His Intimacy With the Detectives While Ho Was in Cripple Creek. Boise, Idaho, une 25. Counsel for William D. Haywood devoted the early part of this morning's session of court to the completion of the .basis for Har ry Orchard's impeachment,- and then calling the first witness ''entered upon a showing of, relationship', at. Cripple Creek 'prior to the Independence station explosion between Orchard and K. C. Sterling, then chief detective for the mine owners' association. ' The im peachment of Orchard relates almost entirely to the proposition that he re peatedly professed that he had been wronged by Governor Steunenberg, and that when he talked of his wrongs he invariably threatened to kill Steunen berg. The men by whom the defense plans to impeach Orchard in this connection and incidentally show Orchard in an independent position In the Steunenberg case are Max Malich of Denver, Dr. McGee of Wallace, D. C. Copley, for merly a member of the board of the Western Federation, of Miners, Charles A. Sullivan, formerly a miner at Crip ple Creek; Frank A. Rough of Wal lace: James A. Rainy, a stage driver at Wallace; Lottie Day of Denver; F. R. Redd, formerly a miner at Cripple Creek, S. Coates. former lieutenant gov ernor of Colorado and William East erly and W. F. Davis, who were lead ers of the Cripple Creek strike. Orchard positively denied that he ever made threats against Steunenberg to any of the men named at any time or place. Haywood continued an active partici pant in the conduct of his case today. He alertly watched every witness and besides offering numerous suggestions to Ms attorneys, made extended notes as the taking of the testimony pro gressed. ! Proceedings in Detail. Wheti the trial waS resumed this ' morning there was-a surprise in store for the spectators. The defense in op ening its case asked permission to re call Harry Orchard in order, to put a few additional impeaching questions to the state's most important witness. Or chard had .been brought in from the penitentiary and was put on the stand Immediately atter court openea. At torney Richardson questioned him. He wanted to know If Orchard had not told Max Malich in a Turkish bath es tablishment in Denver that Governor Steunenberg was responsible for his being a poor mm and that he intended to kill him. Orchard said he had been to the baths with Malich bv.t denied that there had been any such conver sation. Orchard next was asked if he knew John D. Elliott. "I do not," replied the witness. El liot was in court and was requested to stand up. Orchard looked at him, shook his head and said he did not know the man. He denied having a conversation with the man in which he Is alleged to have told Elliott he was in the employ of the Mine Owners' association. Richardson asked Orchard if he had not told Elliott that capital had deter mined to get rid of union labor and would begin with the Western Federa tion of Miners and that something was going to happen in Idaho and would startle the world. "I had no such conversation with any person at any time or place." declared Orchard. Orchard also denied talking with Elliott about Governor Steunen berg. "Do you know D. C. Copley?" asked Richardson. "Tea sir." "Did you in his room at San Francis co discuss the blowing up of Fred Bradley and say that Bradley got what he deserved?" "I may have said it. I don't know." "Didn't you say to Copley that there was another man who had a hand in the Couer d'Alene troubles Governor Steunenberg and that this man had driven you out of the country and you intended to kill him?" No sir. I didn't say just that, neither in substance nor in effect. There was a conversation in which Governor Steunnberg's name was mentioned. Orchard next was confronted by Charles A. Sullivan, a miner from Crip ple Creek. He said he knew Sullivar. but denied having a conversation with him in which he said Governor Steunen berg ought to be killed, would be killed and if he was not killed Orchard would kill himself. Orchard successively denied having had similar conversations with Fred Hough of Wallace, James Ralney, stage driver, and Lottie Day, a woman he knew In Denver. Did you tell Lottie Day that you had some money in Pettibone's store that you had got from gambling?" No, sir. Orchard denied in turn having made threats against Steunenberg to David Coates, F. R. Bedd, W. B. Easterly and W. F. Davis. Rogues' Gallery Pictures. The defense here offered in evidence two of the rogues' gallery pictures of Orchard taken after his arrest for the murder xt Governor Steunenberg. The pictures show Orchard in a -arb re sembling tnat or a tramp, unsnaven and unkempt. Attorney Richardson said the pictures were offered to show the Jury the condition of Orchard at the time of the murder as contrasted with his appearance today. Judge Wood admitted the photographs and thev were handed to the jurors who examined them closely. Another pic ture of Orchard in a group of three men, one holding a smoking revolver, was also introduced in evidence by the defense. The picture was taken in Salt Lake iCty uin 1901. Orchard asid the picture was taken as a. novelty. "if 5 fyCrt- " if. ') -tS51 1 STEVE ADAMS, WHOSE ALLEGED CONFESSION" WAS NOT IN TRODUCED BY HAYWOOD'S PROSECUTORS. His companions were Andy and Peter Christiansen. In his direct testimony. Orchard told of making a trip into the Vindicator mine with a man named Joe Scholtz. Confronted today by a man giving his name as Scholtz, Orchard said he was not the person of whom he had spoken. Then came the first witness for the defense Mrs. Mary J. King, who for merly conducted a rooming house in Cripple Creek. Mrs. King, an elderly, refined woman, with gray pompadour, was examined by Clarence Darrow. She first told of her family, saying she had several grown sons who are min ers, but are not now and never were members of the union. Mrs. King said that K. C. Sterling chief of de tectives for the Mine Owners asso ciation of Colorado, lived at her house In Cripple Creek. She saw Orchard visit his room seven or more times. generally in the evening. Sterling en gaged and paid for a room occupied by Mrs. McKlnney, the wife of the man charged with pulling spikes on the Florence & Cripple Creek railroad the attempted wreck which the union claims the railroad officials and mine owners undertook themselves, with the intent of placing the blame on the Western Federation of Miners. Mrs. King said she saw Orchard knocking several times on Mrs. Mc Kinney's door. More Women Testify. The cross examination consisted of but a few questions tending more closely to fix the date of Sterling's stay at the King house. Miss Frances E. King, a daughter of the preceeding witness, took the stand and identified pictures of Orchard as the man she had seen in the vicinity of the house in Cripple Creek several times. She was not cross examined and gave way to Mrs. Alice Fitzhugh, who succeeded Mrs. King as pro prietress of the Star rooming house. Mrs. Fitzhugh said that Detective Sterling continued to live in the house for some time after she took charge. She saw Harry Orchard go to Ster ling's room at least a dozen times. She also saw McKinney, the man ac cused of the spike pulling, in Ster ling's room following his release from jail. On cross examination Mrs. Fitz hugh said she kept no record of her roomers and was testifying wholly from memory. C. W. Aller of Leadville, Col., form erly a telegraph operator in the em ploy of the Cripple Creek railway, was the next witness. He told of seeing Harry Orchard, K. C. Sterling and D. C. Scott, a detective of the railway company, together in Scott's room at the Cripple Creep depot. He saw him there twice jbefore the attempted train wreck. On cross examination- Aller said he could not remember what time of day it was that Orchard first came to the depot. He did not know whether Scott and Orchard had ever met before. Al ler said his recollection was not very clear as the matter had made no par ticular Impression upon him. Aller said he could not remember the dates of Orchard's visits even as to the approxi mate time with reference to the train wreck. "You are Just guessing about the mat ter, aren't you?" said Attorney Haw ley, "and you are not sure about any thing." ,"I am only sure about it being Or chard," replied the witness. . Two of the next witnesses desired- by the defense were not in the room and an early luncheon adjournment until 1:30 was ordered. OFF FOR A LONG POXY TRIP. M. C. A. Juniors Will Visit Law rence, Haskell and Carbondale. Mr. Harry Heinzman and the T. M. C. A. Juniors left Topeka this morning for a pony trip to Lawrence. There were 12 boys in all and each was equip ped with a blanket and camp cooking outfit. They may reach Lawrence today and visit the Y. M. C. A. there, also Haskell institute and museum. To morrow they will go south over the old Santa Fe trail as far as Carbondale, where they will camp for the night. On Thursday they will return to Topeka. This Is about the best trip that has yet been planned for the boys, and they were all in high spirits when they left. Every morning they will have religious services, and Bible study. They will be under the peronal care of Mr. Heinz man and the trip will be not only en joyable, but instructive, and the best kind of an outing for the boys. TEN ARRESTS MADE. Prominent Citizens of Colorado Held on Charge of Land Frauds. Denver, June 25. Ten prominent citizens of Colorado were arrested to day in connection with the indictments made by the special grand jury. The charge against them is conspiracy to defraud the government under the coal and timber law. Those who were placed under ar rest are: John J. McMillan, conspiracy in re gard to coal in Routt county, Colo., In connection with what is known as the Wisconsin Coal company. Robert Forrester, chief geologist of the Denver & Rio Grande railroad. . Otis B. Spencer, formerly clerk of the district court. F. W. Keitel, a coal operator in Routt county, Colo. John A. Porter, formerly president Porter Fuel company. Edward Biggs, president, and John J. McGinnity and Charles D. McPhee, directors of the New Mexican Lumber company. Alex. T. Sullenberger, president Pagosa Lumber company, and Charles H. Freeman of Pagosa. All were arraigned before United States Commissioner Sanford C. Hins dale and held in $5,000 bonds with the exception of McMillan, whose bond was placed at $2,500. The bonds were furnished in each case. s Of these seventy-three persons In dicted by the grand Jury, fifty-five in dividuals are charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States under the coal and timber laws. The parties come from six different states. So far no warrants have been issued for those residing in states out side of Colorado. . REWARD FOR ANIMAL KILLER. A'alencia Farmers Want Miscreant Brought to Justice. Citizens of Valencia and vicinity have notified Sheriff Wiikerson that they have raised a purse of $400, and will In crease it to $500, to be used as a reward for the capture and conviction of the person or persons who poisoned valuable horses and burned barns in that local ity last month. The crimes became so numerous in that locality, that the citi zens formed a kind of vigilance com mittee, and took steps to bring the criminals to Justice. Soldier Sues for Release. David F. Evans, formerly of the Ninth cavalry,- serving a 5-year sen tence in the federal penitentiary for a murder charge, has Instituted habeas corpus proceedings in the United States district court. Evans shot and serious ly wound Pleas Johnson, another sol dier at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Janu ary 7, 1906. Evans was first tried by court martial and sentenced to an eight year term, the findings were disapprov ed and he was tried In the United States district court of Missouri and given five years. It is claimed that he could not be legally tried in the dis trict court. DAN HAXXA TRIES AGAIN. Former Senator's Son Marries Another Divorced Woman. Cleveland, O., June 25. Dan R. Hanna, son of the late Senator Hanna was this afternoon married to Mrs. Mary Stuart at the residence of the bride's mother in this city. The cere mony was performed by a justice of the peace. The only witnesses were the bride's mother and one or two oth er persons. The bride is the divorced wife of Frank Skelly, formerly a hotel clerk here. She had resumed her maiden name. r-! Sweet Marie Will Try. Lexington, Ky., June 25. John Splan, of this city, has wired to W. J. An drews, who is training Sweet Marie, (2:02 1-4), at Poughkeepsle, N. T., ac cepting the offer to drive the runner on July 4 at Indianapolis when Andrews will attempt to break the world's re cord with the mare. In the letter ask ing Splan to drive the runner Andrews says he worked the mare this week a mile in 2:08; half in 1:01, and a quar ter in 0:30. HOCH ISJHRIFTY. His Fire Thousand Dollar Salary Only Part of Income. Makes Nearly as Mnch Lectur ing at Chantanqnas. IIE SAVES HIS MONEY. He Will Hare 20,000 Cash at End of Term. Profited by Raise in Salary and HaTing House Rent Free. It is generally admitted among the state house people that Governor E. W. Hoch will go out of his job as gov ernor of Kansas worth about $20,000 more than when he came in. This Is probably about the only time in the history of the state when a governor has been able to make anything out of the office, at least by legitimate means. governor Hoch has managed to save mtney by economy and hard work "on ti.e side. Some people may crltlclre Governor Hoch for delivering Chautau qua lecturea during the summer months while he is being paid a good salary to serve as state executive, but it must be admitted that Governor Hoch is doing nothing different from what many other state officers have done perhaps in a different way. This is about the way Governor Hoch's Income will figure out for the lour years of his term as governor: Salary from the state $20,000 Lectures, 1906 2,000 Lectures, 1907 8,000 Lectures, 1D0S 3,000 Total $28,000 During tMs period of four years, the governor has lived In a splendid man sion furnished rent free by the state, and has lived on a decidedly economical basis. His family has not been in so ciety, there have been no costly social functions or lavish display at the gov ernor's mansion, and when the gover nor and his family have made trips to the east in connection with the battle ship Kansas or other state affairs, their expenses have largely been paid by the state. Take it all around, the governor has been thrifty, and when he is done being governor, he will be very well fixed, from the standpoint of the coun try editorial profession, from which the governor was recruited. Having been economical In his per sonal and family expenses, it Is safe to say that during' the past four years, the governor has not ppent more than $2,000 a year. This would make $8,000, and this is exactly the amount which the governor will have made during his term of office by lecturing, leaving him the $20,000 net. But Ed Hoch s term as governor has given him something In the way of assets besides the $20,000 in cash. ' It has given him a chance to break into the ranks of professional lectur ers. As governor of Kansas the lecture bureaus were ready and willing to give Hoch a place. When Hoch got this chance, he proceeded to make good. He proved that he was able to de liver a lecture which would stand on Its own merits, as well as furnishing people an opportunity to see the gov ernor of a state. This reputation will be worth money to Hoch after he re tires from the office rf governor. Ho will doubtless- continue to deliver lectures, and by putting in his time to It the year around, he wil probably . make as much out of it as his salary as governor has amounted to each year. The governorship of Kansas may thus be held directly accountabla for opening the door of opportunity to Mr. Hoch, and making It possible for him to engage profitably in his favorite field of work, the lecture plat- form. There Is not much probability -that country newspaper work will ever again claim Hoch for Its own. Hoch was fortunate In becoming governor of Kansas after the salary was raised from $2,500 a year to $5, 000 a year. Former governors not only have been obliged to worry along on $2,500 a year, but they have also been obliged to live at a hotel while In Topeka. Their hotel bills and clothes have more than used up the $2,500 salary. Governor Hoch not only gets the $5,000 salary, but gets the free-use of the governor's mansion as well. HEAVY HAIL IN PRATT. Mnch Damage Done to Wheat and Farm Property. Pratt, Kan., June 25. A severe hall storm swept over the south part of this county Sunday night completely de stroying all kinds of crops. Reports Fay the wheat was swept as clean as fields could be and much damage was done to property. The storm passed each Bide of this city. National League Averages. Cincinnati, June 25. Wagner Is the king slugger the past week in the na tional league, Honus having .347 to his credit. Steinfeldt is second and Thomas of Philadelphia, third, supplanting Ma gee, who now ranks Just below him. Odwell is first In the Reds' list with .291 as his average. Mike Mitchell has taken quite a tumble. Senator La Follctte at Wlnfleld. Winfield. June 25. Senator La Fol lette Is the speaker at the assembly this afternoon. The attendance at the assembly Sun day was very gratifying, being larger than the weather conditions had al lowed hope for. The cash receipts ' were nearly a thousand dollars, bring ing up to a little over thirty-six hun dred dollars so far.. Two Boys Were Drowned. Wichita, Kan., June 25. Clyde, son of Judge A, E. Helm, and Earl Allen were drowned In the Little Arkansas river here yesterday while swimming. The river is rising from recent rains and the boys were caught in the whirl pools. Helm was drowned at 2 o'clock while Allen was drowned at 4. Neither body has been recovered. Weather Indications. Chicago, June 25. Forecast for Kan sas: Showers and cooler tonight: Wed nesday partly cloudy.