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f EVERYBODY EVERYBODY 10 PAGES 10 PAGES REAPS IT. NEEDS IT. I LAST EDITION. TUESDAY EVENING. topeka, Kansas, july. is, 190?. TUESDAY EVENING. TWO CENTS it OVER WIDE RANGE Rebuttal ETidence CoTers a Large Amount of Territory At the Morning Session of the Haywood Hearing. UBIQUITOUS ORCHARD "Witnesses Hare Sworn to Seeing the Assassin At Widely Separated Points on the Same Day. ' Boise. Idaho, July 16. Rebuttal evi dence In the Haywood trial this morn ing covered a wide range. It started In California, returned to Idaho and fin Ished the session In Colorado. Four witnesses supported the general attack now being made by the prosecution on the evidence by which the defense hoped to prove perjury against Harry Orchard. After Lawrence Gulbblnl naa sustained Orchard as to the condition of the Bradley residence in 1904, the scene changed to the Coeur D'Alenes and a physician of Burke swore to see lng Orchard In Burke on the day of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine ex plosion. Witnesses for the defense have sworn to playing poker with Orchard at the same time In Gem, many mllss away over the mountains. A. T. Holman, a mine superintendent In Colorado, now manager of the Golden Cycle mine and formerly superintend ent of the Vindicator mine, was called to contradict statements made by the witness. Wood, who described the con dition of the sixth level in the Vindica tor mine immediately after the explo sion. Holman was extremely circum stantial and careful in his descriptions, using a chart which was placed on an easel for his convenience. Mr. Holman also told of labor conditions and of at tacks by union men upon 'scabs." In his cross-examination E. F. Richardson went closely into the situation In Col orado during the labor troubles. Hol man strongly supported the contention that conditions were such as to demand the presence of the military. Dr. I. L.. McGee, the witness for the defense who is charged with perjury, arrived in Boise this morning. He read ily gave bonds in the sum of $5,000. C. F. Aller, the other defense witness who was arrested yesterday was given a preliminary hearing this morning. He was represented by Peter Breen of Butte, one of the attorneys for the de fense. , Bosu,s With GuIbbiiiL The third TSay of the state's case in T;-buual was " b.'un -i'h J ..awreiiee Guibbinl. the San Francisco grocer, again o: the -stand. He was recalled at the request of the derense. ie was asked a few additional questions as to geographical locations In the neigh borhood of the Bradley apartment house. A. C. Cogswell of Wallace, Idaho, followed Guibbini. He was called further to impeach Dr. I. L. McGee, a witness for the defense who is under arrest and who has been brought to Boise from Spokane, where he was taken into custody. Dr. McGee testi fied as to certain dates by fixing the date of a ccunty Republican conven tion in Wallace. Mr. Cogswell, who was permanent chairman of the con vention, gave different dates. The at torneys for the defense moved to strike out the evidence as immaterial and when this motion was denied they declined to cross-examine. While Cogswell was on the stand, the state offered in evidence a copy of the Idaho Tribune, published at Wal lace, and identified as the official or gan of the local unions of the Western Federation of Miners at that time. The paper contained a three column ac count of the blowing up of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mill, which the state desired to place before the Jury in an swer to Attorney Darrow's opening statement that the defense would shew that the crowd which attacked the mill was an unorganized mob. In the argument which arose over the admissibility of the newspaper. At torneys Hawley, for the state and Richardson, for the defense, had a sharp clash and personalities were in dulged in for the first time since the trial started. Taken Under Advl.ement. Judge Wood took the matter under advisement, indicating that he probably would not admit the paper In view of the fact that the defense had introduced no evidence In support of the opening statement by counsel for the defense. Mr. Edward R. Alvard. a druggist of Burke, Idaho, was called and testified that he did not see Harry Orchard about town during the time the mob had gone to Wardner to blow up the Bunker Hill mill. He did see Orchard, however, im mediately after the train got back. On cross examination Alvard said he had no personal grudge against the fed eration although he had a member of It arrested for ordering him out of the country. He denied that he had ever had any trouble on account of insanity or that his wife had sued for divorce on that ground. He was not living with his family, however. A. T. Holman, a mine operator of Crip ple Creek, next took the stand. At the time of the strike Mr. Holman was in charge of the Golden Cycle mine. Prior to 1903 he was in the Vindicator mine. The witness told of some personal ex periences with the strike committee and then went into a description of the Vin dicator mine explosion. Mr. Holman reached the sixth level where Mc Cormick and Beck were killed within 20 minutes after the explosion. A plot or diagram of the level In the mine was introduced in evidence and described to the Jury in detail. Mr. Holman's direct testimony was largely of a technical character and was Intended to rebut the testimony of the witness. Wood, a miner, who testi fied for the defense, as to his own exper iences in the explosion. Holman Cross Examined. On cross examination Holman said he had taken an active part in the strike and had been member of the Mine Own ers' association from the first. The wit ness had told of the beating up of an old man named Stewart who had worked on the company's property after the strike was declared. "Now Isn't It a fact," asked Attorney Richardson, "that old man Stewart got drunk, went home and was beaten up by his wife?" "I never heard that theory before," replied Holman. Richardson went on to a long line of questioning as to the organization of the Mine Owners aassociation. Hol man said the various mines paid quar terly assessments to the association. When the troops were called out the association bought the state's certifi cates of indebtedness, issued to cover the expenses of the military occupa tion of Cripple Creek. "You decided to get rid of the Western Federation of Miners be cause it had called & strike and you got the militia out to help you, didn't you?" demanded Richardson. "No," replied Holman. "We got the militia because the sheriff could not keep order and protect the mining property." "Didn't the military, the Mine Own ers association and the Citizens Al liance all work together?" "All law and order people did, yes sir." "Now, as to the beating up of old man Stewart and one or two other in cidents of disorder, isn't it a fact that there is always more or less of drink ing and fighting in every mining camp of which you have had knowledge?" "Yes." "Men will get drunk and fight most any time, won't they?" "I guess they will." ABOUT MILLERS TRUST Interesting Information Contained In a Deposition. Some valuable information about the working of the Kansas millers' "trust" has been secured by the at torney general in a deposition re ceived today from H. M. Hickman, of Wellington. Hickman declares that late in 1906, or in January. 1907, he attended a meeting of the Millers' as sociation at which a definite under standing was reached that flour should be held at a certain price. Mr. Hickman was formerly in the milling business. He says that his understanding was that the price agreement was to prevent "cutters" from demoralizing business, and not for the purpose of creating a mon opoly. He testified that there was no penalty provided for any miller who refused to abide by the orders of the association concerning prices, but said that when anybody went to cutting, the rule was to meet the cut. He also testified that orders for price-making are sent out signed by the secretary of the association. The suit against the millers under the antitrust law was commenced last March, after the time of the meeting which Mr. Hickman attended. The testimony of Mr. Hickman, however, is considered of great value, and it is expected that it will be shown that the same arrangement has been and is still in operation. PLATT IS 74. New York's Senior Senator Celebrates Anniversary Quietly. New York, July 16. United States Senator T. C. Piatt celebrated his 74th birthday at the Oriental hotel at Man hattan beach in accordance with his custom for a number of years. The only difference in his celebration as compared with other years lay in the fact that the senator was a little more feeble physically and there was not the usual gathering of leaders of the Republican party of New York city and state. Heretofore the senator's birthday has been the date of a nota ble midsummer conference of the big and little politicians from all over the state who came to town annually to congratulate him and discuss party af fairs with their leader whom they affectionately termed "The Old Man." Asked if he had any intention of resigning from the senate he said: "Not the slightest. I'm still a sena tor and shall remain one until the end of my term unless I should shuffle off this mortal coil, which I don't expect to do. I am feeling first rate. I shall stay here until the end of the season." TO HAVE A NEW MAYOR San Francisco Will Know Who He Is Before Night. San Francisco, July 16. According to latest accounts' the new mayor of San Francisco will be elected at 4 o'clock this afternoon. The members of the prosecution have agreed, it is said, upon a man to head and organize the new government of San Francisco. District Attorney Langdon speaking for himself, Rudolph Spreckels and Francis J. Heney, said last night that they had agreed upon the man to be elected by the supervisors today and that he felt entirely confident San Francisco would have a mayor in fact before tonight. Pending the acceptance of the trust by the man chosen by the prosecutors, Langdon refused to make his name public. The new mayor will be absolutely free. He will choose the members ot the new board of supervisors and con sequently will be personally responsi ble for the rehabilitated government and its work. TIE ON THE RAILS. Attempt Made to Wreck Train load of Elks. Connelsville, Pa.. July 16. An at tempt to wreck Baltimore & Ohio Duquesne limited train No. 12, a short distance west of Sand Patch tunnel, last night was frustrated by Stephen Ker rigan, a leverman at Sand Patch, and a girl with whom he was walking along the track. Just west of the tun nel they discovered a tie fastened across the rails and when they at tempted to remove it they were fired upon from the bushes. They hastily fled to Sand Patch, where they flagged the train. Had the train struck' the tie there would probably have been a serious disaster, as it was crowded with Elks bound for Philadelphia. Bankhead Succeeds 3Iorgan. Montgomery, Ala., July 16. The two houses of the legislature today in separate sessions elected former Con gressman John H. Bankhead to the United States senate to succeed the late Senator Morgan. WEATHER IS STTUj SfCRKT. But the Official Frognostlcator Says It WIU Be Cooler. Today while not the hottest of the season. Is one of the mist disagreeable from all standpoints and the mercury Is within about 4 degrees oi tne nign nnlnt this fara and the atmosphere brim full of humidity. It is true that the wind has been blowins from the southwest most of the day at the rate of 8 miles an hour, but there is but lit tle comfort In living at that. Las,. night was one of the worst of the sea son from the sleep losing standpoint and tonight promises to be even worse un less a decided change In the tempera ture occurs early in the evening. Lower temperature is promised for the extreme eastern portion of the state tonight and tomorrow will be fair if the forecast of the weather bureau proves to be correct. The temperatures for today were 7 o'clock 77 11 o'clock S3 12 o'clock 85 1 o'clock S5 8 o'clock 80 9 o'clock 81 10 o'clock., r 82 2 o'clock RICH AND PROSPEROUS. Reports of Officers Show Elks Grand Lodge in Fine Condition. Philadelphia, Pa., July 16. The great herd of Elks that Is grazing in Philadel phia awoke today to find the weather cloudy and threatening, but uncertain weather did not not deter the tens of thousands of Elks from beginning early with the second day's doings, which as on yesterday will continue until the Elks toast in City Hall square at 11 o'clock tonight. The serious part of to day's program was the first business session of the grand lodge which met at 11 a. m. in the Academy of Music. Among the reports submitted were those of Grand Exalted Ruler Melvin, Grand Secretary Robinson, Grand Treas urer Tener, the board of grand trustees and the board of governors of the na tional home at Bedford City. Va. According to the report of the secre tary the order has now passed the quar ter of a million mark in membership, there being in existence 1,081 lodges with a membership of 254,532. The report of the grand trustees rec ommends that owing to the large fund now in the treasury, amounting to more than 8.2'0.000, the per capita tax be re duced to 15 cents. A feature of the reunion Is elaborate entertaining of the ladies accompanying the out of town Elks. The State Fencf bles armory, a spacious structure, has been placed at their disposal and Is be ing used as headquarters. Automobile trips, excursions to Valley Forge, other sight seeing tours, recep tions, teas, etc., have been arranged for every day of the week, ending with a trip to Atlantic City. This feature of the social program Is entirely in the hands of the wives and the other women relatives of the local Elks, the Bill Elks being busy taking care of the visiting brothers. BIG SALE OF RESIDUUM. The Uncle Sam Oil Company Disposes of 50,000 Barrels of Fuel. Cherryvale, Kan., July 16. F. W. Feun, of Humboldt, today purchased for C. A. Stannard, the crude oil shipper, of Emporia, 50,000 barrels of residuum from the Uncle Sam Oil company. The price paid is about 40 cents per barrel. This residuum is a by-product, the oil having run through the refinery stills and all the kerosene and gasolene ex tracted therefrom. Residuum is used for fuel purposes and is said by many to be superior to the best crude oil for fuel purposes. This Is due to the absence of water which was all evaporated during the refining process. Residuum is a thick black sub stance much like tar. The deal for the purchase of this resi duum was made through Receiver J. C. O. Morse. Not until recently did the receiver know of this valuable asset of the Uncle Sam company. Its sale brings in approximately $20,000 clear money. Mr. Feun said there was considerable more residuum in tanks at the Atchison refinery. This, too, will likely be pur chased. Eight cars of this fuel were shipped today and Mr. Stannard expects to ship five or six cars daily until the entire order is filled. The Standard com pany buys residuum of practically all the independent refineries in Kansas but this Is believed to be the biggest single purchase of this fuel ever made in the Mid-Continent field. This is the company of which H. H. Tucker, Jr., now in the Leavenworth Jail was promoter. ANNA GOULD TO PAY. To Settle the Count's Debts and Stop Further Litigation. Paris, July 16. The appeal of Count Bonl de Castellane from the decision of the court on November 14 last, granting a divorce to the Countess Boni de Castellane. formerly Miss Anna Gould, was dismissed this after noon and a final decree of divorce duly entered. Attorneys for the count made practically no contest. Although the count, under the law has still 60 days in which to appeal to the court of cessation upon legal grounds, the Judgment of today is re garded as final as negotiations have been practically concluded by which Madam Gould is to settle the cases of the creditors, both against herself and the count, out of court. FOUND DEAD IN BED Gas Was Turned On and Suicide Is Suspected. New York, July 16. Albert G. Lipscomb, a merchant at one time connected with the firm of Marshall Field & Co. of Chicago, was found dead in bed today in his apartments at the Chatsworth apartment house, asphyxiated from gas which was es caping from several burners. The po lice believe Lipscomb committed sui cide. His family is absent in the country. "Tell me." said the lovelorn youth, "what's the best way to find out what a woman thinks of you?" "Marryher!" replied Peckham promptly. Philadelphia Press. EIGHT ARE DEAD. Disaster on the Battleship Georgia Wa Appalling. Much Worse Than the Early Reports Indicated. CAUSED BY A SPARK Falling Upon Sack of 100 Pounds of Powder. The Gunners Saw It But Could Not Get Away. Boston, July 16.- Eight men dead and thirteen Injured. Is the grim record of the result of the powder explosion on the battleship Georgia yesterday. Six were dead when the battleship reached here, and two more, one of them Lieutenant Caspar Goodrich of Brooklyn, N. Y., son of Rear Admiral Goodrich, died later at the hospital. The accident occurred shortly be fore noon while the Georgia's crew were at target practice off Barnstable in Cape Cod bay. In some manner, two bags of powder became ignited and In the terrible flash that follow ed the entire turret crew, consisting of three officers and eighteen men, were enveloped in fire and reiceived horrible burns, one officer and -five men dying before the ship reached port. , The victims of the accident: The Dead. LIEUTENANT CASPER GOOD RICH, Brooklyn, K. Y. FAULKNER GOLDTHWAITE, midshipman, Kentucky. WM. J. THATCHER, chief turret captain, Wilmington, Del. WM. JOSEPH BURKE, seaman, Quincy, Mass. GEORGE G. HAMILTON, ordin ary seaman. South Framingham, Mass. GEORGE E. MILLER, ordinary seaman, Brooklyn, N. Y. WILLIAM M. THOMAS, seaman, Newport, R. I. WILLIAM FAIR, Brooklyn. . Seriously,. Injured. Cruse, James T midshipman, Ne braska; hands and face burned, very seriously. Schlapp, Frank, boatswain's mate, second class, North Adams. Mass.; back, chest, arms and face burned. Hansell, Charles, "gunner's . mate, first class. New York; face and hands burned. Taglund. Orley, chief yeoman. Rich ford, Minn.; .arms, back and face birned. Wa!sh, Edwanl T., seamnn, Lynn, Mass.; chest and face burned; fatally. Bush, John A., ordinary seaman, New York: face, arms and chest burned; probably fatally. Eich. Charles L., ordinary seaman, Frankfort, Ind. ; face, arms and hands burned. Fone. fjohn A., ordinary seaman, Southwick, Mass.; two-thirds of body burned. Gilbert, Harold L., ordinary sea man, Southwick, Mass.; two-thirds of body burned. Maleck, John C, ordinary seaman, Cleveland: arms and face burned. Meeze. Louis O., ordinary seaman, Berea, O.; arms, face and chest burned. Rofenberger. Samuel L., ordinary seaman, Philadelphia; arms and face burned. Thomas, James P., ordinary sea man, Brooklyn, N. Y.: face, arms, chest and back burned; fatally. Four other men received minor in juries. Their names were not given out and they were not taken off the ship. Details of the Accident. The explosion occurred in the after superimposed turret, where the men, under command of Lieutenant Caspar Goodrich, son of Rear Admiral Good rich, commandant of the New York navy yard, and Midshipmen Faulkner, Goldthvvaite and James T. Cruse, were operating the eight-inch guns. The guns in the forward turret had finished eight rounds of practice and the guns of the after turret had fired one round. Two cases, as the big 100 pound bags of powder are called, had Just been sent up through te ammuni tion hoist and were in the arms of the loader, whose name was withheld by the ship's officers. The loader stood at the breech of one of the 8 Inch guns, all ready to insert the charge. At this instant the air was seen to be smoky and two men who stood near the loader saw a black spot on the bag, indicating that the charge had ignited and was smoulder ing. The loader discovered the spot at the same instant and threw himself forward on his face, at the same time shouting a warning to his turret mates. The other men who had seen the spot were Eich and Hansell, and they also threw themselves on the floor of the turret. Before the other men In the turret could understand what caused the load er's cry of warning, there was a blinding flash as the burning powder exploded. Flames, smoke and nauseous gases fill ed the little superstructure, in which more than a score of men were confined. As the powder was not confined there was no report, nor did the vessel suffer any Injury, but every nook and cranny of the turret was filled with flames. The loader, who was of course, nearest the powder, was terribly burned, as was every other man in the turret, with the exception of Eieh and Hansell, who, al though scorched, escaped with Injuries much less severe than the others. Jumped Into Sea. Blinded by the smoke and flames. choked by the arid, penetrating gaseous fumes, and maddened with pain, the men screamed In agony. Some stagger ed blindly up th ladder to the hatchway In the top of the turret, while others crept along the turret floor, begging riteously for assistance. Lieutenant Goodrich and Seaman Maleck became crazed, staggered up the iron ladder to the top of the turret and then threw themselves headlong Into the sea. In a despairing effort to choose a death by drowning In preference to death by slow fire. When the smoke of the burning pow der had cleared away the shipmates of the unfortunate men rushed to their as sistance and tenderly the suffering sail ors were lifted out of the fire-blacken ed turrt and quickly conveyed to the ship's hospital, where their burns were dressed by the surgeons. In the meantime Lieutenant Goodrich and Seaman Maleck had been rescued by a launch that was returning from an inspection of the target. The surgical staff of the Georgia was soon reinforced by the surgeons of oth er vessels in the fleet who had been In formed of the accident and summoned to the scene. , A wireless message telling the brief details of the accident was sent to the government wireless station on the high lands of Cape Cod and thence overland to the navy department at Washington. That a floating spark caused the ac cident seemed evident to several men, but whether from a gun or a funnel furnished a topic for discussion. Not until a half hour before the Georgia came up to her dock at the navy yard was It known that there had been any fatalities. On the way across Massachusetts Bay Midshipman Goldth waite succumbed to his tortures, and a little later death ended the sufferings of Turret Captain -Thatcher and Sea men Burke, Thomas and Miller. Sea man Hamilton died while the ship was approaching the navy yard. When the Georgia arrived at the navy yard dock a great crowd was awaiting her. Several incidents were told of the coolness and heroism of some of the men Just after the explosion. Captain Carlton was the first officer to reach the turret. The first man he found was Midshipman Cruse, who was terribly injured. He would not allow the chap lain to do anything for him, but said: "Let me alone; I am all right. Look after those other fellows." In one cr two other cases also he met with the same spirit of self sacrifice. Yam a mo to Sends Flowers. Boston, July 16. Two great boxes, one addressed to Midshipman Cruse and the other to "The Sailors of the Georgia," were received at the naval hospital today. They contained flow ers and inside of each box was the card of Admiral Yamamoto, the Jap anese naval officer who visited Boston yesterday. SHOOTING IN SCHOOLS. Practice Is Given the Hearty Approval of President Roosevelt. Oyster Bay, July 16 President Roose velt has put his hearty approval on public school rifle practice. In a- letter of congratulation to Ambrose Scharfen berg of Brooklyn, winner of the shoot ing trophy of the public school ath letic league, he takes occasion to en courage the system of rifle practice In augurated by General George B. Win gate, retired. That the letter to young Scharfenberg may have as far reach ing influence as possible it was made public at the president's direction. In part the letter says; "Your skill Is a credit to you and also to your principal, your teachers and to all connected with the manual training school which you attend and I congratulate them all. Practice in rifle shooting is of value in developing not only muscles, but nerves, steadi ness, and. judgment under excitement. It is therefore of value, to every masi throughout his life. "The public schools , athletic league has done fine work for the city and for the country in Introducing and promot ing athletics and a love for manly sports in the public schools of New York; especially as the league most wisely allows no one to compete who is not up to the passing mark both in studies and deportment. I am especial ly glad of what it has done in estab lishing instruction in rifle ' shooting. The United States has a very small standing army. In time of war it must depend for defense upon hasty levies of volunteers and it is a prime necessity that the volunteer should already know how to shoot if he Is to be of value as a soldier. In no modern war should it be possible effectively to train men to shoot during the brief period of pre paration before the army takes the field. In consequence the training must come In advance, and the graduates from our schools should be trained so as to be good shots with the military rifle. When so trained they constitute a great addition to our national strength and great assurance for the peace of the country." makTnoeadway. Telegraph Employe and Companies Have Not Got Together. San Francisco, Cal., July 16. The tension of the situation in the strike of the telegraph operators was not re laxed yesterday and no visible head way was made toward peace. Com missioner Neill and President Small met again last night but refused to divulge anything that developed at the meeting. The men insist tnat tne western union agree to meet a committee from . v. n A ffft rl i n tr to one of the officials of the local union, should the company show tne aesire to treat wmi the striking operators, little difficulty ...7.4 v,,-. .TnaHncpil in -arranelne: a compromise so far as the men are con cerned. 1 niS OILIClell itxai. iiiftin that the men would demand that in nt a settlement all members of the union who went out on strike be reinstated. Members of the union, according to i in a l-in ni t inn to know the dlspo- -..t f tha oti-iklnET onerators. would be willing to compromise in the mat ter of an increase -oi wages, iu me extent that a 20 per cent increase ln ... a ror cent would be accent- ed. On the other hand should the of ficials of the company remain nrm in their refusal to treat with the striking A Ini'ttl executive commit tee will insist that operators in other parts of tne country oe uiuticu GOTKIM AT LAST. Bomb Throwers Finally Succeeded In Killing General Allkhanoff. st . Petersburg. July 16. General Allkhanoff, governor general of Kutas, whose rigorous metnons or suppressing disorders in trans-Caucasia had brought down upon him the enmity of the revolutionists, was killed by a bomb at 3 o'clock this morning as he was re turning to his home from his ciud. General Allkhanoff was seriously in jured by a bomb at Borjam, May 30, of last year and lor a time nis recovery was in doubt. Weather Indications. Chicago, Julv 16. Forecast for Kansas: Fair tonight with cooler in extreme eastern portion; Wednesday fair. . nJ WAR, SAYS HOBSOX. The Captain Thinks a Struggle With Japan Is Imminent. Chanute, July 16. The possibility of war with Japan and the probable re sults of such a struggle was the subject of Captain Richmond Pearson Hobson's address at the Chanute Chautauqua Monday afternoon. Captain Hobson thinks that such a war is imminent, and declares that the yellow men will have the advantage because the fight will be of their seeking and one for which they have been preparing and planning for a long time. "AH they want now is a pretense some good reason. If the American fleet starts for the Pacific, hostilities may be precipitated at any moment," said Cap tain Hobson. HE'S IN MORE TROUBLE. Edgar C. Oliver Now Charged With Slaking False Affidavits. Edgar C. Oliver, who was arrested on Sunday morning for passing a bogus check on Mr. Frank, the West Sixth avenue grocer, was held to an swer another charge, and one of forg ery, by Judge Simon-in the city court today. Oliver's bond was fixed by Judge Simon at $1,000 and he will be given a preliminary hearing on Friday next. The new forgery charge against Oliver is that he signed names other than his own In his application to druggists for liquor. It is charged against him that he signed the name of Dr. C. W. Yale and Dr. Yale In his applications for liquor to J. W. Kra mer, an East Fourth street druggist, and also that he improperly signed the name of Dr. Yale to his application for liquor from William F. Lake, a drug gist on Kansas avenue, with his store just north of Sixth avenue. Under the law this signing of ficti tious names to applications for liquor from druggists Is forgery in the fourth degree and is punishable by a sentence of not less than six months In the county Jail or five years in the state's prison. It is believed that this prosecution of Oliver Is the first one of its kind in the state, as it is against a consumer of liquor and not those who deal in it under the permits granted them as druggists. An error was made in reference to the manager of the Shawnee grocery. The manager is D. J. Dickinson and not Mr. Dreisbach and no effort was made to sell the store to Oliver as It is not for sale. SUPREME TENT OPENS. Eleventh Triennial Review of the Mac cabees of the World. Detroit, Mich., July 16. With 100 dele gates present from all sections of the United States and Canada, repn dentin:; 200,000 members, the eleventh triennial review of the supreme tent, -Knights of the Maccabees of the World opened here today. One of the most Important mat ters that will be considered is a proposi tion which has been made that all of the various Maccabee orders be consoli dated into one great body Including the two organizations of Ladies of the Maccabees. Supreme Commander Markey In his report recommended the adoption of a new ritual with three degrees; recom mended tnat the raws be amended so that the elected representatives to the supreme tent wjll total 150 instead of 75 as at present; that the total and per manent disability feature be re-established; that a fund be created for the establishment of a home for the aged and orphans, and that active work be begun in the way of organizing the jun ior Maccabees with the Idea of bringing them into the order when of sufficient age. Mr. Markey said that since the adop tion of the "step rate" plan at the last review and the beginning of the large reserve fund, the membership has come to generally understand this was a nec essary and wise action and that general harmony now prevails. The report of the supreme record keeper showed a total membership of about 300,000 scat tered among 4,800 tents or lodges in var ious parts of the country and in Canada. During the past three years 115,585 new members were admitted and 7,044 death claims were paid, totalling $9,306,208. HELD UP A FRISCO TRAIN Cherryvale Bandits Kill Harvest Hand and Wound Another. Cherryvale, Kan., July 16. Two rob bers held up a St. Louis & San Francis co freight train five miles east of Cherry vale early today, shot and killed O. J. Brown and seriously wounded Otis Tay lor, harvest hands. The victims were beating their way home to western Kansas after having worked In the wheat fields In the south ern part of the state. They resisted the efforts of the roadmen to rob them of their earnings. Brown was shot and died almost instantly. Taylor was wounded twice, one bullet striking him in the left shoulder and the second In the stomach. Taylor was brought to the hospital here. He is in a serious con dition, but may recover. The robbers escaped and a posse has started in pur suit. TCHUN IS DEAD. Member of - Korean Mission to The Hagne a Victim of Apoplexy. The Hague, July 16. Tchun. a member of the Korean mission to the peace conference which was refused official recognition, died suddenly yes terday and was buried this morning. The only mourners were a hotelman and another member of the Korean mission. Wild reports regarding the death of Tchun were circulated after his interment. Some declared he had committeed suicide and others averred his death was not natural. The " doctor who attended Tchun states with emphasis that the man died of apoplexy. Two Cent Fare Bill Signed. Madison, Wis., July 16. Governor Davidson today signed the two cent railway fare bill. T. T. KELLY HURT- Former State Treasurer Caught Between Cars. Taken From New Mexico to Ilia Home at Paola. INJURIES AlfE SERIOUS Believed That He Won't Be Per manently Crippled. Had Secured Insurance Cover ing Accidents Justin Time. Thomas T. Kelly, former state treas urer of Kansas, was badly hurt last Sunday by being caught between two dump cars while at work on the Lantry contract in the Raton mountains, where a million dollar tunnel Is being con structed for the Santa Fe railway. Two small cars, such as are used In tunnel construction work, came togeth er and caught Kelly between the bump ers. His right leg was badly mashed near the hip, the flesh being cut, but the bone was not broken and there were no internal Injuries. Mr. Kelly was at once taken from the tunnel and his wounds dressed. Ha then left for his home In Paola, arriving there late Sunday night. Mr. Kelly's wounds are all fiesli wounds, and though of a serious nature, they will not permanently cripple him. nor are they considered dangerous. Kelly has always been considered marvelous lucky In his business and political affairs, and the present affair is no exception. A few days before he left Paola to begin work on his Raton contract, a friend of his approached hirn, and wanted him to take some accident insurance. Kelly said he didn't need accident insurance, as he never expect-d. to get hurt. However, the solicitor was persistent, and finally Mr. Kelly allowed him to write him an accident policy for $10,000. Mr. Kelly will therefore draw a good fat salary from the insurance com pany for all the time that he is unable to work on the railroad Job. Another story which is told to illus trate Kelly's marvelous luck Is that when his company was figuring on Its bid on the Raton mountain Job, one of the chief items of expense was coal for the steam shovels and other machinery. It was necessary for the bidders to make a large allowance for the cost of fuel. However, the work on the excavation of the tunnel had hardly commenced be fore the contractors dug into a fine vein of coal, and are now using the coal which they dig out of the tunnel to fire the engines which do the digging. "You might run a freight train over Tom Kelly." satd a friend of his todav In discussing the accident, "and"' he would climb out Trom under the train without a speck of dust on his clothes, and with a thousand dollar bill in each hand." Tom Kelly also has a wonderful record of luck in political affairs. Though he was mixed up in some de cidedly queer deals while a county of ficer of Miami county, he was nomi nated and elected state treasurer to succeed Frank Grimes, after serving as Mr. Grimes' assistant for several years. He became the political and financial rJly of Charles J. Devlin, and at the time Kelly was considering thrr advisability of running for state treasurer. Devlin was trying to per suade him to quit politics and take a position in his bank at a much larger salary than the state Job paid. Kelly preferred to go with Devlin, but his political friends were dragging him into the fis;ht for the treasurershlp because they believed he was the man who would cement the "machine" most solidly Kelly's enemies mean time were attacking him fiercely, and his Miami county record was being ventilated vigorously. Finally some of Kelly's associates went to Devlin and asked him If Kelly's running for office would make him in any way un desirable as an assistant for Mr. Dev lin at the expiration of his term. Dev lin is said tj have replied that nothing would prejudice nim against Kelly ex cept to see Kelly lay down and be a quitter in the fight which had been started. That gave Kelly his cue to run for the office of state treasurer. Had Devlin insisted that Kelly stay out of politics, it would have made some vast differences in Kansas poll- tics. However, the grand catastrophe of the Kelly administration came when the Devlin bank failed, and carried down with it $550,000 of the state's money, which Kelly had deposited there in a wild effort to save his friend's bank from ruin. But through all this maze of scandal and irregularity, Kelly managed tocrawl without any financial loss to himself, and apparently was a wealthy man when he finished his term as state treas urer. He had hardly finished his term as state treasurer when he formed a partnership with B. Lantry Sons of Strong City in the railroad contracting business, and while engaged as field manager for this concern he received the injuries last Sunday. Kelly is mak ing good as a railroad contractor. He has a great faculty for managing and is able to turn these talents to better results In the railroad contracting busi ness than In any other field which he has ever undertaken. Statement Front Brother. . Kansas City, Mo., July 16. "My brother, T. T. Kelly, was not seriously injured as was first reported," the Rev. Father W. H. Kelly, of Edgerton, Kan., said today at the Hotel Baltimore here. "My information is that he will be able to be out In a few days. I expected him to come to Kansas City, but instead h went direct to his home in Paola. H-i has been engaged In railway construc tion." OUIDA IS DYING. SIe Refuses to See the Doctor or Any one Else. ' London, July 16. According to the Milan correspondent of the Tribune, Miss Louise De La Ramee, Ouida. the novelist, who has recently been living In poverty In Italy, is dying at Mas sarossa. The correspondent states that she has refused medical aid and will not see visitors.