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L EVERYBODY ) EVERYBODY 10 PAGES 10 PAGES READS IT. NEEDS IT. Iff LAST EDITION. HEARING THE END llaywood Defense Has Its Evi dence Nearly All In. -Mover Is Among Those Yet to Go on the Stand. WRITTEN EVIDENCE. Showing That There Was Conspiracy in Existence To Break Up the Western Fed eration of Miners. Bolre. Idaho, July 5. The defense In the trial of William D. Haywood Is nearing the end of its case. Moyer will go on the stand late this after noon or tomorrow morning'. Six wit nesses this morning closed up the loose ends In the net of contradiction In which it is hoped that Harry Or chard may be entangled. Written evidence was Introduced to show that a conspiracy, existed between the Mine Owners Association, the Citizens Al liance, the governor and the militia of Colorado and the Pinkerton detective agency, all seeking to destroy the Western Federation of Miners. The mysterious registered letter sent from Denver to San Francisco and which Orchard swore contained live twenty dollar bills sent to him by - George Pettibone, signing himself as "J- Wolff" was explained by Jacob Wolff, who said he formerly worked for Pettibone. Wolff said he sent Or chard a Masonic charm and a union card in a registered letter. The Brad Icy dispositions upon the explosion in his residence in San Francisco will be read this afternoon. Proceedings In Detail. When the Haywood trial was re sumed at 10 a. m. today there were few spectators In the court room. This was due in large degree to the fact that Boise's Fourth of July celebration a still in progress and does not of .eially end until after the masquerade ball tonight. The defense offered as the first wit ness of the day Marlon W. Moore, of McCabe, Ariz., a member of the ex ecutive board of the Western Federa tion of Miners. As Mr. Moore took the stand Attorney Clarence Darrow announced that another member of the executive board. Frank Schmelzer, was killed in Denver night before last while boarding a train to come to Boise as a witness. Owing to this unfortunate circum stance Mr.-.Darrow said the defense might be compelled to ask for a day's delay a little later on as it would be necessary to secure from various other sources the testimony expected from Schmelzer. The witness Moore vr&a, asked as to the circumstances Tinder wiich he agreed to take a letter to Alaska for Harry Orchard and mail it from Nome to the second Mrs. Or chard in Colorado. Moore said he first met orchard In Denver in May, 1904. "I was sitting on a bench in court house square when he came up and jiuroaucea nimseir. saying he had seen me in the Coeur D'Alenes." said Moore. "I saw him several times after this once on Seventh street in 190K. I told him at that time that I was sro- lng to Alaska to organize a union at .Nome. Later in the evening Orchard came to my room and asked if I woula mail a letter for him. It was ad dressed to Mrs. Harry Orchard and he told me he wanted to get rid of 'that woman. He said he might come up to Alaska later on himself. I arrived In Nome August 12. 1905. and two days later I remembered and mailed the letter." "That Woman." On cross examination Moore said he did not inquire as to whether the wo man to whom the letter was address ed was Orchard's wife or not. Orchard referred to her as "that woman" and said he wanted to be rid of her. Moore said he had talked with Or chard, but three or four times before the letter incident took place. Following Moore upon the stand came Mrs. Mike Fallon of Butte. Mont. The witness was formerly the wife of il'rry Waters, generally known as "Kid" Waters, a "gun man." who operated in the mining regions of Colorado. Waters died In 1905. "By whom was he employed as a detective?" "By the Mine Owners' association." "Did you ever see him in comapny with D. C. Scott and Lyte Gregory?" "Yes, sir." , , "How many guns did the 'Kid' usually carry?" . "Three; they were of all descrip tions." "Do you know Harry Orchard?" "Yes, sir." "Did you ever see him at your house?' "Yes. the first time in March. 1904." The witness was cross examined but briefly. Her husband, she said, is a miner and member of the Western Federation of Miners. Owen Barnes, sometimes known as "Owney," was the next witness. Barnes was Implicated by Orchard in the manufacture of certain bombs. Barnes lost both of his feet while mlninr. He has been a member of the Western Federation of Miners for many years. In 1904. Barnes lived in a cabin near the Independence depot. Orchard only came there once. Never Made a Bomb. "Did you have any conversation with him as to the manufacture of dynamite bombs?" asked Darrow. "No, sir." "Did you help or assist In any way In the manufacture of bombs?" "I did not." "Did you ever make a bomb?" "Never." "Did you ever commit, or plan to commit, any acts of violence with Haxry Orchard?" "In that district?" Inquired the wit ness. "No. sir." "Did you ever enter into any agree ment or did you ever- plan to commit an act of violence anywhere else?" "No sir." Barnes said that the day of the In dependence depot explosion, June 6, 1904. he was attending the Democrat ic national convention at St. Louis. On cros examination Rernes was ask ed to draw a rough sketch of the In dependence depot and the location of the place where ha Jived, where Or FRIDAY EVENING. chard lived and where Bill Easterly, Steve Adams and Bill Aikman . lived. All were within a short distance of the depot. On redirect examination Barnes said practically the entire mining camp lived right around the depot. Next came Jacob Wolff, a former clerk for George A. Pettibone and In whose name letters containing money were sent to Harry Orchard In San Francisco. Wolff said he first went to work for Pettibone In 1895 and remained a year. He again entered Pettlbone's employ in 189S and remained in the store un til the business was wound up in May. 1906, following Pettibone's arrest and Incarceration In Idaho. Headquarters at Pettibone's. The witness said that many of the Colorado miners when in Denver made Pettibone's store their headquarters. He ofter made purchases for them on4 allowed them to leave bundles, etc., in the store. He met Orchard at the store, but did not remember ever having seen Steve Adams there. "Do you remember sending something to California in 1804?" asked Darrow. "Yes, sir, Mr. Pettibone was in the store opening his mall one day and af ter reading one of the letters he said to me The state objected to what Pettibone said and was sustained. The witness said he saw Pettibone open and read a letter. Later he went to the postofflce and registered a letter lor him. "What was put In the lettor?" "A union card and a Masonic charm.' "That's the last you saw of the let ter?" "Yes, sir." There was no cross-examination. The defense claims that Orchard ask ed Pettibone to keep his union card. Masonic charm and some money for him when he started west In 1004. fol lowing the deportations from Cripple Creek. Archie Lester Harper, a young man Just admitted to the bar in Deover, told of being arrested In Victor, Colo., the day following the Independence depot explosion. "What for?" asked Darrow. He Talked Too Much. "I was told that I had talked too much in a college debate at the state university at Boulder. The question being debated was, resolved. That the calling of the militia in Cripple Creek was uncalled for and unwarranted.' I was upon the affirma tive." Harper said he was taken into cus- today by two "white caps." Joseph A. Naylor of the militia, whom the wit ness knew, happened along and order ed his release but refused to have the white masked men arrested, as Harper says he demanded. The witness was told that his father, John Harper, who had been manager of the union store at Victor, had been deported to Canon City. Young Harper and a companion walk ed the 35 miles to Canon City and found the elder Harper there, his head cut and bleeding. John Harper followed his son on the stand and related his experiences dur ing the strike period at length. TRY TO KILL COPS. Negroes Slake War on the Police of New York. New York, July 5. Policeman Ed ward Conrad was probably fatally In jured in a race riot which occurred In Upper New York late last night. At tempts were made to kill other police men, scores of negroes were severely clubbed and five arrests were made before the trouble was brought under control. The trouble started when Police man Conrad seized a negro who was discharging a pistol on the streets. Immediately hundreds of negroes ran to his aid, seized the policeman, slash ed him with razors and kicked and beat him. White residents came to Conrad's aid and In a few moments a goodly row was on. Reserves from two precincts had to be called to quell the rioting. LENT PUBLIC FUNDS. Fred Smith Said to Let Senator Dick Have Large Sum. Columbus, O., July 5. Charles F. Dick, United States senator, has been borrowing large sums of public mon ey, giving as security stock In the Western Cereal company, ascording to the report of Frank Parmelee, state examiner, who has Just completed an examination of the books of the city and county treasurer in Akron. Dick's borrowing of public funds be came known as the result of the tech nical shortage of Fred Smith, former treasurer. Senator Dick is expected to give out a statement regarding the shortage of Fred E. Smith, caused by lending pub He funds to his friends. His shortage Is placed at $172,992. His shortage as treasurer of the county and of the school board Is given as $104,098. Smith has made good the latter and Is now trying to square up with the city. Among the securities given Smith by people to whom he had loaned the pub lic moneys, are three notes, given by "Dick & Miles" on July 6. 1906, for $5,000 each. Only $1,000 has been paid on these notes. The "Dick" mentioned in the notes is united States Senator Charles Dick. and his explanation of borrowing the puDiic lunas is awaited with Interest STOPS TO CELEBRATE. Cruiser St. Louis En Route to Pacific Halts nt Rio. Washington.July 5 Independence day was appropriately ceieDrated by the officers and crew of the cruiser St. Louis at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where the ship stopped for a brief time on her way down the South American coas!. A dispatch from Commander Usher said there were boat races, baseball and a reception on board the vessel at which the American ambassador re ceived the president of Brazil, cabinet officers, senators and naval officers, the utmost cordiality being manifested. In the evening the ship was illuminated. Today the St. Louis sailed for Monte video. She is bound for the Pacific coast. Comptroller Closes a Bank. Washington, July 5. The Fort Dal las National bank of Miama. Fla.. was closed today by direction of the comp troller of the currency upon informa tion that the bank is insolvent. The liabilities are given as $808,466. BIG SUM ALLOWED Brewery Receivers Given Com pensation by Court. Four Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Dollars Each. THIS IS NOT IN FULL. Will Be Paid More as Occasion Arises. Schlitz Company Must More Than Others. Pay The supreme court this morning made an allowance of 12,750 to the three brewery receivers as a partial allowance of fees in the four cases against the Anheuser-Busch Brewing association, the Schlitz Brewing company, the Helm Brewing company and Pabst Brewing company. The receivers made an appli cation for $13,500 for this partial allow ance but the court cut the amount. Each receiver was allowed the same amount and the costs which had accrued while they were taking charge of the brewery property. The amount allowed each re ceiver from each company follows: Joseph Schlitz Brewing company.. $2,000 Aiineuser-uuscn Brewing associa tion 1,250 Heim Brewing company 500 Babst Brewing company...., 500 Total allowance for each receiver. $4,250 With the exception of the Anheuser- Busch case the receivers were allowed all the money they asked for. In this case the receivers asked for $1,500. This allowance Is not the final amount which the receivers will obtain as the total will not be made until the cases are ready to be closed up, the personal property of the brewery companies re moved, the real estate sold and the court costs estimated. At that time it is ex pected that the receivers will apply for additional fees In addition to the costs. In the allowance made today the costs which have accrued since the receivers began work were added together and proportioned among the companies ac cording to the amount of property hand led and the costs will be in addition to the receivers' fee. In the complete reports of the busi ness done to date the receivers say that they have taken charge of property worth $100,000 of the Schlitz Brewing company, $ id, 000 of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing association, $10,000 of the Pabst Brewing company. The receivers say they cannot tell the exact amount of property owned by the Heim Brewing company on account of the close busi ness relations of the brewery companies in Kansas City. The court apportioned costs in the cases to be paid for as follows: Schlitz company $150 Anheuser-Busch 100 Helm 50 Pabst 50 DECLINE WITH THANKS. Oakland Doesn't Want to Become Part of Topeka. The city of Oakland does not care to get married. Topeka has made some coy advances of late towards the east ern suburban town but Oakland returns the love hunter with an icy hauteur In a letter which Maude V. Myers, city clerk, responds to a proposition which the Topeka city council made relative to taking in Oakland. "I am instructed," says the city clerk, "by the mayor and counctl of this city to say that while your cordial Invitation to them and to the citizens of Oakland to become annexed to the, city of To peka, Is appreciated, under existing circumstances there would be some re sults from such action which might be disadvantageous rather than beneficial to the tax payers in Oakland as is evi denced by the fact that Topeka has a city debt of not less than $40 for every man. woman and child within its limits while Oakland's debt Is less than one dollar for each Individual. If this could be equalized your Invitation would merit consideration." WHOLESALE KILLING. Attempted at Illinois Mine by Means of Infernal Machine. Collinsvllle, 111., July 5. Investigation by State Mine Inspector Walton Rut ledge has revealed, according to his statement today that an infernal ma chine, made by placing a loaded revol ver in a tool box containing 25 pounds of giant powder, and connecting the trigger by copper wire to the lid of tlrj box, caused the explosion in Consolida ted mine No. 17 last Monday, costing the lives of Louis Conna and August Genettl. John Welsh, a miner, was dangerously Injured. Superintendent Fred Houck of the mine found a blackened revolver ne. r the tool box with a wire fastened to the trigger. He called the evidence to the attention of State Mino Inspector Rutledge and an Investigation follow ed. Superintendent Houck said today that he had not been able to find that a vendetta or any labor trouble existed among the miners and can not account for the evident attempt at wholesale killing. THROUGH GEORGIA. Army Officers to Traverse Route of Sherman's Famous March. Chattanooga, Tenn., July 5. Thirty four army officers, recent graduates of the military staff college at Leaven worth, Kan., started this morning from Chlckamauga National park - on a march that will traverse the route ta ken by General Sherman's forces in the Atlanta campaign in 1864. They will be more than a week on the way, arriv ing at Atlanta, July 14. They have as an honorary escort 24 men of the Twelfth cavalry under command ' of Lieutenant Kimball. - topekav Kansas, july 5, 1907. MRJEESteWAY Would Solve the Harvest Hand Problem. Appeals . to General Manager Hurley of the Santa Fe. THE TMEN LET OFF. Give Railroad Employes Leave of Absence. Could Take Care, of Wheat in Short Time. "Chalk" Beeson, pf Dodge City, Ford county, has appealed to General Mana ger J. E. Hurley of the Santa Fe rail way to grant a short leave of absence to all the trackmen, trainmen and shop men of the company ;.: in the Vwheat belt" of the' state, who are not abso lutely needed to keep the trains run ning, so that these men may : be em ployed by the farmers . to help in the wheat harvest. Mr. Beeson told i his" troubles to Dr. S. J. Crumblne, Secretary, .of the state board of health, when" Dr. -Crumbine was at Dodge City, last Wednesday. He stated that things are in such shape in Ford county .that- a few days of . time in harvesting will mean thousands of dollars more for the farmers. La borers are almost unobtainable, and Mr. Beeson thinks the .Santa Fe can help out materially if it is willing to do so. Another scheme that has- been re sorted to at Dodge City is the' sugges tion of George Goberty. the secretary of Congressman d Madison. Mr. Goberty has circulated-a paper among the merchants at Dodge City agreeing that the merchant will allow air his male clerks to go out and help harvest wheat, and that, he will stay at home with the female clerks and keep the store open for the accommodation of what few customers have time to come in. Many of the stores In Dodge City will, beginning-r today, bear the placard, "Closed lor the Wheat Har vest," and the proprietor and all his assistants will g out Into the wheat fields, and put In- a week or ten days helping save the -Pord county wheat. By practically closing up all the stores it is figured that'. Dedge City can" re lease four or five hundred able bodied harvest hands. Chalk Beeson'a scheme to call on the railroad employes will. It Is figured, fill up all the needs, and enable Ford county to -save its entire crop. Tha wheat in , Ford county is said i be unusually good-thls year. D. A. Valentine ef Clay Center tells a good story of a harvest hands' union which was formeA-ftt Clay Center a. few days ago, and Its ultimate fate.. "There were" about a dosen or fifteen harvest hands arrived in Clay Center last Saturday," said Mr. Valentine, "and immediately after getting off the train they gathered in the court house square and organized themselves into a union. They elected a president and secretary, and voted that they would not work for less than $3 per day; The farmers wen eager for laborers, and were offering $2 and $2.25 per day, but when they found out that the 'union' had been formed to demand $3, the farmers simply went away " and left the union laborers - to themselves. Nobody bothered them, there was no necessity for employing 'scabs. In about an hour the 'union' members sneaked off one by-one and hired out for the prevailing price. The 'union' dissolved without formality." SORRY TO LEAVE US. Chinese Ambassador Readies Chicago En Route for Home. Chicago, July 5. Sir Chantung Liang Cheng, the new Chinese minister of for eign affairs and retiring minister from the celestial kingdom to the United States spent one hour here yesterday on his way home to assume the new of fice and honors that have come to him. At the station Sir Chentung was met by a delegation of Chinese merchants who were most graciously received. Sir Chentung wishes to make all speed possible and reach San Francisco In time to take a steamer leaving there July . "I regret my departure from the Uni ted States," said the distinguished ori ental statesman, "and I carry to my land many pleasing remembrances. However, when one's country calls him, one should have no other idea than obedience. The affairs of my country In America will be cared for by the sec retary of the legation at Washington until such time as my successor ar rives." "Will the open door policy be main tained in China?" the minister was "Most assuredly," he replied. "That is as much or of more advantage to China than to any nation with whom she trades." . MUST EAT IN JAIL Sclunita Xo Longer Permitted to Go Home for Luncheon. San Francisco, Cal., July 5. Judge Dunne today put a stop to the liberty allowed Mayor Schmltz when his at torney, Frank Drew applied for the customary order permitting the con victed mayor to leave the county Jail to visit his attorneys and go to his home for luncheon. Judge Dunne is sued the order but prescribed while Schmltz might leave the Jail to go to the office of his attorneys that he should not be allowed to go to his home and that his absence from the Jail should be limited to three hours. Drew became very angry when Judge Dunne made the order in these terms and demanded to know why Abe Ruer Is allowed to roam about at will In the companionship of Elisor Biggy and 'live upon the fat of the land. Judge Dunne declined to change his order. Curtis the Girnrd Orator. Girard, July 5. There was a largely attended celebration in Girard. A pa rade, an oration by United States Sen ator Charles Curts, a ball game and fire works were features. OVER ABiLLION. Amount of New Securities Created Sinee January 1. Has Never Been Equaled in Same Length of Time. RAILROADS LEADERS Industrials Also Come in for a Generous Amount. Short Time Notes Are in Excess of Half a Billion. New York, July 5. The amount of new securities created in . the United States for the first half of 1907 has never been paralleled. The grand total authorized is $1,278,728,500; already $799,442,100 has been issued since Janu ary 1, leaving $479,285,400 of this year's output to be sold in addition to a large carry-over from the previous year. The railroads have applied in six months for $979,446,600, exclusive of $252,000,000 announced by the Hill roads and St. Paul last December. Industrial needs have been less pressing, yet not so lignt as the total of $299,281,900 would indicate. The most prominent feature of 1907 financing to date has been the unpre cedentedly heavy offerings of short notes paying very generous returns to investors from 5 to 8 per cent and, in exceptional cases, even more. Alto gether $503,651,000 of this form of se curity has been put out. IT'S TRUE AFTER ALL Naval Story Denied by Loeb Is Con firmed by Secretary Metcalf. Oakland, Cala., July 5. Secretary of the Navy Victor H. Metcalf In an in terview has confirmed the report that a large part of the United States navy will be seen In Pacific waters next win ter. Eighteen or twenty of the largest battleships will come around Cape Horn on a practice cruise and will be seen in San Francisco harbor. "Many false impressions have gained circulation about the proposed move ment of this part of the United States navy' said Secretary Metcalf. I have held all along that there was practically no significance to this movement from a militarv standpoint. I might have stated before leaving Washington exact ly what I am saying now. I thought as the news concerned the people of the Pacific coast today would be an appro priate time to announce the exact plans. It is the policy or the navy depart ment at the present time to keep the fleet In American waters as much as possible. It is also our policy, as has been stated, to keep as large a number of battleships together as possible. We might as well spend the money that is devoted to our navy in America ports as abroad. In the past we have sent squadrons to -various European nations with less advantage than in Keeping them at home. T have planned the cruise around Cape Horn for the practice of the squadron. How long they will spend in these waters I cannot say at present. I can promise the people of Oakland and San Francisco that they will see one oi the finest naval spectacles ever witness ed in Pacific waters. 'I hope that the talk of Japanese trou ble and of International differences may be dropped by all of the newspapers. There is nothing to produce any feeling except this talk of the newspapers, it Is without foundation. The story that Ambassador Aokl is in disfavor with his own government I believe purely an in vention. I , know of no reason at the present time why Japan and the United States should not be on the friendliest of terms." " triedt(Tbreak jail Mutiny of Prisoners Subdued by Jailer Single Handed. Raton, N. M., July 5.- In an at tempt yesterday by half a dozen in mates of the county Jail to overcome the Jailer and gain their freedom, a prisoner named Brown, the -ringleader, was shot and killed. The attempt was frustrated by the Jailer, John Gale, single handed. The other inmates were forced back into their cells at the ' point of the Jailer's gun. ACCIDENTS AT HOLTON". f snal Number of Injuries on the Fourth Have Fine Celebration. Holton, Kan July 5. While stand ing on a chair draping a picture of George Washington with the national colors yesterday, Mrs. E. R. Hawk Ins of this city fell and broke her arm. Paul Swetlick, . a 12-year-old boy, filled the cylinder of an ordinary bi cycle pump with powder and fired it. Fragments of the bomb penetrated his bowels, necessitating a surgical operation. He may not recover. Mii-s Emma Evans, telephone oper ator at Circleville, was knocked down here by a run-away team. One of the horses struck her in the head, but she was not seriously injured. There was a big Fourth of July cel ehration here. Marshall's band from Topeka was here and a number of people from Topeka and other towns. Rev. Charles Rogers of Hutchinson, was the principal speaker. Holton defeated Horton in a base ball game. The score was 12 to 4 in favor of the locals. Dr. Warring Is Dead. Poughkeepsie, N. - Y-, July 5. Charles Bartlett Warring, Ph. D., author of several well known scientific works, is dead. From 1863 to' 1891, except for an interval of a few years, he was proprietor or principal of the Poughkeepsie Military institute. Weather Indications. Chicago, July 5. Forecast for Kansas: Fair tonight and Saturday; cooler to night, - FRIDAY EVENING. FIRST C Alt OF NEW WHEAT. Shipped to the Kansas . City Market from Pawnee County. Kansas City, July 5. "The first car load of wheat from Pawnee county is on Its way to the Kansas City mar ket," D. A. Ely of Lamed. Kan., said at the Union depot last night. "This wheat was raised on the old Fort Larned reservation. It was hauled to the separator direct from the header. There are 231,000 acres in wheat in Pawnee county this year." Mr. Ely came to Kansas City yes terday in search of harvest hands. He leaves for Larned today with a party of 100 men. Labor agents on Union avenue sent two parties each of twenty-five men to Hutchinson and Great Bend last night. Appeals for more men are coming from Russell, Ellinwood and Great Bend. rockefeller starts. Leaves Pittsfield for Chicago to Testify Before Judge Landis. . Chicago, July 5. John D. Rockefel ler will be in Chicago this afternoon or early tomorrow morning, ready to appear as a witness before Judge Kenesaw M. Landis in the federal court in the cases in which the Standard Oil company of Indiana Is accused of re ceiving rebates from the Chicago & Al ton railroad. Mr. Rockefeller will be the guest of his son-in-law, Harold K. MeCormick. He will be under the protection of the United States and secret service offi cials will see to it that he is not mo lested or annoyed while under the Jur isdiction of Judge Landis' court. Plttsfleld, Mass., July 5. John D. Rockefeller left Pittsfield last night for Chicago where on Saturday he will be interrogated ' in the federal court re garding the affairs of the Standard Oil company. Mr. Rockefeller assisted sev eral children staying at the home of his son-in-law, E. Parmalee Prentice, to light fireworks during the Fourth. Last evening Mr. Prentice took his father-in-law in an automobile to State Line station on the Boston & Albany railway where the westbound express which left Pittsfield at 8 p. m., was flagged. Mr. Rockefeller will reach Chicago late today. JAPANESE DISGUSTED. Because the Koreans Butted In at The - Hague Conference. Seoul, July 5. Inquiry shows that general disgust is the main effect among the Japanese as a result of the conspiracy In sending a Korean depu tation to The Hague, the telegraphic disclosures of which interrupted the Korean emperor's profuse assurances of Marquis Ito of his confidence in him and his reform plans and especially his supposed ardent desire for a sincere or ganization of the cabinet. Marquis Ito is much disappointed and must now proceed in face of the emperor's in trigues which have '-falsely elated a large Section of the upper classes who are now anticipating a miracle In Korea. ' Measures Intended to rid the palace of foreign and native mischief makers and adventurers were Introduced by the Japanese in the cabinet last Monday but Marquis Ito despairs of saving the emperor himself and the administration is disposed to confine its appeal to the people. Although Ito's administrative machinery is capable of administering Justice to the Korean people, Japan has executively and in the matter of creating a blaze of operations and es tablishlng a highway to Manchuria been strikingly unsuccessful in Korea. Marquis Ito declared that It would require ten years to produce a modern government in Korea while local gov ernors say that it will take three years to dispose of the abuses and outrages resulting from the contact or the Koreans with the Japanese, ihe latter are estimated to be now 100,000 strong In Korea. IN HONOR OF WRIGHT. General Baron Kurokl Gives a Lunch eon at Toklo. Toklo, July 5. General Baron Ku rokl, the Japanese imperial envoy to the Jamestown exposition, gave a luncheon today in honor of Luke E. Wright, the American ambassador. Field Marshal Oyama, ' representing the army expressed himself In most appreciative terms of the magnificent reception accorded General Kurokl and his party everywhere in the Unit ed States. His phraseology was one long chain of superlatives of gratify ing appreciation in which the Japa nese language Is particularly rich. Ambassador Wright made an appro priate reply and most cordial feelings prevailed. The anti-Japanese, or what s known, here as the American ques tion was completely ignored. WHOLE PARTY BLOWN UP Fireworks Exploded Under Seat of Their Carriage. Chelsea. Iowa, July 5. Riding in a carriage to the river a party of a dozen picnickers were suddenly lifted into the air by the explosion of a quantity of fireworks under the seat. - i A careless youth had dropped a light ed cigar into the fireworks. The seat was torn loose, and several of the party literally were lifted into the air. Harry McKenna, Guy Alee and Ruth Boyer are so severely burned that their con dition is critical. Of the others, Cecil Boyer, Clyde Bosly, Daisy Kenny, Laura Hall and Tenny Squires all suf fered severely. WORSE THAN WHISKY. Prof. I. M. Fisk Horrified at the Growing Wealth of Kansas. Abilene. Kan., July 5. The first lecture of the county institute was de livered by Prof. D. M. Fisk of Tope ka, who declared that the greatest danger of the people of Kansas Is their growing wealth. . He said that the grasshoppers, the hot winds and the liquor question are minor matters compared with-that. He pleaded for a higher education for the common man. , TWO CENTS DEAD NUMBER 37. Injured 2,153 as Result of Celebrating the Fourth. Fire More Killed Than Last Tear But Fewer Injured. NEW YORK CITY LEADS Pittsburg Is Second With a 1 Loss of Nine Lives. Toy Pistol Claims Fewer Victims Than for Last Tear. . Chicago, July 5. The Tribune today says: Thirty-seven men, women and chil dren are dead and 2,153 are maimed, lacerated or burned as a result of yes terday's excess of patriotism in the Unit ed States. The number of the dead does not include five drowned during the day. The roster of the dead is five more than last year's mortality. A year ago 32 persons were dead on the morning after the Fourth, not in cluding five drowned. Unfortunately the death roll will in crease day by day, and even the late days of August will witness additions to it. Tetanus, that grim aftermath of gun powder wounds, claims its victims by scores and even by hundreds for weeks after the Fourth. New York leads all the cities of the United States in the number of killed and injured. Ten persons are dead in that city while six more are so serious ly hurt that it is expected they will dla within a few hours. At the New York hospitals 423 injured persons were treat ed. No record was made of the number of dispensary cases cared for. The police doubtless averted a greater casualty list by arresting 428 men and boys for carrying weapons. There were 16 fires In Greater New York during the day. These figures break all Fourth of July records for the big metropolis. Pittsburg, Pa., ran New York a closa second in the grim race, nine persona yielding up their lives on the . altar of frenzied patriotism. Chicago, although the second city of the country, added only two dead to the nation's total. The total number of Injured, 2,153, Is under last year's figures, which were 2,789. The figures show that this year, -as last, the most of the casualties wre due to carelessness in handling firecrack ers and other forms of "harmless ex plosives." Victims of gunpowder this year, stand second in number, but show a marked decrease from last year's figures. The crusade against the deadly toy pistol seems to be bearing fruit as this year only 205 victims are reported as against 304 last year. LOST THEIR "GO-DEVIL". Bruner Forces Defeated In First Battle of Alaska War, Valdez. Alaska, July 5. One man Is dead, another Is so badly injured that he can not live and nine are more or less seriously Injured as a result of the first conflict between the Guggen heim and Bruner interests at Katalla Tuesday. The' fight is over a right of way which the Bruner forces are pro tecting. , The Guggenheim interests stationed detachments of armed men at points commanding the disputed ground. Tony De Pascal, In charge of a party of laborers, started out to lay track over the Bruner right of way under cover of a fire from these camps. A brisk fire was opened from the Bruner camp, but De Pascal's men succeeded in capturing the steel "go-devil" on which the Bruner camp had relied to destroy the work done by their op ponents. - Renresentatives of the Bruner inter ests are making every endeavor to have the governor order troops to the scene. BROKE HIS HEAD. Frisco Thugs Attack a Man for Riding on Street Cars. San Francisco, July 5. With his skull fractured and face terribly beat en up, George McGulre, local manager of Bradstreet's, was found in a dying condition early today at Jackson and Fillmore streets. According to the story told to the police, McGulrs alighted from a street car and started to walk to his home, a distance of three blocks. As he started up the street he was accosted by a couple of men, who, according to a woman who witnessed the affair, asked McGulre if he had ridden on the car. Upon his replying in the affirmative he was set upon by the men and beaten into un consciousness. NOT BRYCE'S WAY. He Denies Report of What He Said About Oklahoma. New York, July 5. British Ambas sador Bryce, in a dispatch to the World from his summer home at In tervale, N. H., declares he did not make the comments on the Oklahoma constitution attributed to him. The dispatch follows: "Statements you quote as attribut ed to me regarding merits of Oklaho ma constitution wholly unfounded. I Invariably refuse to express my opin ions on its provisions as I have invar iably refused to say anything whatever on any American political question since I came to United States In offl-.. cial capanlty." Grace George Entertains. London, July 5. Grace George, the American actress, gave a theatrical Fourth of July dinner in this city last night to Charles Frohman and a num ber of prominent American actors who are now in Lcndon,,.