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TENTH YEAR, NO. 86.
PINCHOI IS FIRED
FROM OFFICE Os
PRESIDENT
National Administration Is Plactd in
Embarrassing Position by Dis
missal of Chief Forester, Who
Fought for Roosevelt's Policies.
Taft Says Pimohot’s Letter To Dol
liver Made It Necessary -
For Him To Act.
WASHINGTON. Jan. a —“l can
not say bood-bye to th« idoela of
th|« work. America for Am«rt
. oana will always enlist my efforts,
90 long as the people of tne coun
try foal as they do,' said Gifford
l*lnShot in the torsst service
offices, tooay. As a large number
of frl««»da, who called to secure
him of their support, left the
room, Plnchot was the only per
son with a smile on his Tace.
WASIIfNGTON. Jan. B—The Uisrale
sal of Gifford Pluchot. as chief forester
of the United States, by President
Taft, late yesterday, has placed the
national administration in a most em
barrassing position. This is the opin
ion of well-known politicians who have
watched the progress of the fight be
tween Plnchot. the champion of the
policies sdvocatod by Roosevelt, and
Secretary of the interior Ballinger,
whose department has been accused
of neglect Ih not protecting the gov
ernment against the attempted grab
of coal lands in Alaska by “big in
teresta.”
President Taft realised that the con
troversy was the most Important, If
not ths most difficult, that has con
fronted his administration. lie was
impressed keenly that Pinchot» dis
missal would increase the fury of the
fight the insurgents are waging
against the "system’" and might tend
to convince the people, especially of
ihe great west, who are skeptical re
garding the Taft policies, that Roose
velt’s work to conserve the natural
resources to the masses, had been in
\aln. The letter that Pinchot wro f e
to Senator DoMiver. upholding L. it.
tilavis, and indirectly attacking Bal
linger, was accepted by the president
as a challenge, however, and the chief
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SECRETARY BALLINGER.
forester's dismissal followed. Taft
held that the dignity of the office he
had been chosen to AH was being at
tacked and he would be unfaithful to
his trust If he did not take decisive
action.
Pinchot’s Friends Prepare For War.
The ex-chlef forester of the Uuited
States Is today cleaning out the desk
that once was his iu the front room |
of the forest service and his political
friends are furbishing up their trusty
hammers.
Meanwhile, everybody wonders what
Theodore Roosevelt will say when he
hears about It.
Through a four-hour session yester
day afternoon and last evening follow,
lng a two-hour session in the morning.
President Taft and his cabinet gath
ered about the grindstone at the White
House, whetting the business edge of
the official axe. Tbe work was thor
oughly done, for when the president
swung the weapon, at one swish ho
decapitated not only Plnchot, but his
two aides and abettors in the Plnchot-
Ballinger dispute, Associate Forester
Price and Assistant Law Officer Alex
ander C. Shaw.
There are those In Washington who
fay that Plnchot was not greatly sur
prised. His letter to Senator Dolllwr,
read In the senate on Thursday could
have no other result, they say. and he
<C*a«lan*d o»
PAPER“COMBINE INDICTED.
Jury Charfles It Is Trust in Restraint
of Trade.
NEW YORK, Jan. 8. —Another pa
per association, formed by John H.
Parks, who pleaded guilty and paid a
fine of $4,000 for his connection with
the so-called Fibre A Manila pool, was
indicted by the federal grand Jury In
New York yesterday, charged with be
ing an Illegal combination In restraint
of trade.
The federation Is the Paper Board
association, comprising 140 prominent
naper manufacturers, who are indicted
Individually in addition to the Indict
ment returned against the association
gg such. 4 fine or Imprisonment may
M imposed on conviction.
Among the individuals named In the
Indictment is E C. Rauch, president
of the Boehme A Rauch company, of
Monroe, Mich.
the Kills Man Over 40 Cents.
FAYETTEVILLE, W. Va., Jan. B.
After being refused 40 cents which ghe
alleged was due her on a board bill
Mrs Minnie Shawkey shot and In
stantly WHed (Teorge Cralner. of
Jackson county, last night When
arrested the woman atated the man
had used abusive language to her. She
was held under 10,000 bond.
IPutroif oTitnjes
PINCHOT PAID $6,000 FOR
CONSERVATION MEETING
BY GILBON GARDNER.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. B—l
have decided to violate a confidence.
There are times when public duty is
superior to private obligation.
So here goes.
For some time I have known that
Gifford Pinchot paid out of his own
pocket ail the expenses of that famous
conservation meeting known as the
original white house conference of
GIFFORD PINCHOT.
governors. The accounts, whon the/
were Anally reckoneu up, called for a
check of nearly $6,000.
“I was a llttlo afraid U would be
ten," was Plnchct’s only comment.
THREE BANDITS
HEIR JR TRIM.
McCormick, Hamilton and Billings,
Whose Depredations Cost One Life,
Arraigned Before Mayor.
YPSILANTI. Mlch. f Jan. B.—Robert
McCormick, Harry Harrington and
Carl Billings, the youthful desperadoa
from Detroit whose invasion of this
City Friday night has already cost one
life and may result in the deuth of
another victim, werf arraigned before
Mayor .John T. Kirk here Saturday
morning ion chore**- ranging fgotoi
breaking and entering a Jewelry stag*,
to mufder. All waived examination
and were held to the circuit court for
trial at the March lertn. McCormick
and Harrington were remanded to the
custody of the sheriff without ball.
Billings, who is charged simply with
breaking and entering Switzer Bro;*.’
Jewelry store, was held In SI,OOO bail,
two sureties, but he will not be able
to furnish it ami will not even make
an attempt to do so.
•Til be glad when It's all over and
I’m doing my bit,” he says.
McCormick Is charged with the mur
der of Baggageman Henry Minor.
Harrington is uccused of assaulting
Night Ticket Tuner Morgan Emmett
with intent to kill. The charge will
be changed to one of murder in the
event of Erameit’s death. Harrington
has made a statement admitting that
he shot Emmett, anti says McCormick
was Minor’s slayer and the ringleader
in the whole affair.
Morgan Emmett, the night ticket
taker for the Michigan Central, iu Yp
silanti, shot and seriously wounded iu
a battle with youthful desperados
from Detroit, early Friday morning,
spent a comfortable night in the De
troit sanitarium and was reported
considerably improved Saturday morn
ing. His condition is still precarious,
however, and the doctors say that hfl
has no oetter than a fighting chance.
HE FAVORED RACE SUICIDE,
SO ACTRESS WIFE QUIT HIM
Mrs.j Marguerite Walker, Seeking
Divorce, Thus Testlfleee —“Good
Husband Otherwise."
LOS ANGEIJKS. Jan. 8.—"I left my
husband because he believed in race
suicide," said Mrs. Marguerite Walker,
a New York actress, in her suit for
divorce against Clarence J. Walker, a
New York business man.
“We never had a quarrel during our
married life," aaid Mrs. Walker, "but
I longed for children of my own. aud
It made him angry when I talked
about them. Otherwise he was a good
husband and treated me kindly." ,
Judge Houser denied Mrs. Walker
an intcrlocuiaiory decree on the
ground that her husband had consent
ed to her leaving him and coming to
Angelos to live. The Walkers
were married In New York, July 18.
1901. She loft him nearly two years
ago.
Rockefeller Digs Into Own Pocket.
NEW YORK. Jan B.—Handicapped
by the small fund available for inves
tigating the white slave traffic, John
D. Rockefeller, Jr., foreman of the
grand Jury, engaged in the investiga
tion of the evil in this city. Is drawing
upon his own resources in the work.
Police Commissioner Baker also gives
assurance that his department will
co-operate with the agents of tIM
grand Jury.
Sets New Airship Record.
MOURMEI/ON. France. Jan. B.—-All
records for hlght attained in a heavler
than-air machine were eclipsed yester
day by Hubert Latham, the French
aviator. The hlght reached was be
tween 1,060 and 1,100 metres (between
3,400 and 3,600 feet), which Is nearly
2.000 feet better than the record pre
viously held by Latham officially, and
considerably greater than the marks
made unofficially by Orville Wright
and Louis Paulhnn.
Job Print laa <v*n« rlibl. tlaoi
1 mafias Ca, 1* Johe R-lt, Pk Ull.
; The reason 1 violate this confidence
if as follows:
The Ballinger Investigation commit
tee (unofficial) has decided to attack
the integrity of the forester’* motives.
Self interest, it is said, Inspires tfftf
man who has promoted the conserva
tion movement. lUs reason is really a
desire to sell coal.
Yep. It's this way. Mr, Plnchot is
a man of property. An investigation
discloses the fact that some of the
Plnchot property la Pocahontas coal
mining property. Borne shares of said
mining property are held in trust, and
Pinchot enjoys the revenues.
So, there you are. This explains
why Plncitot la opposed to the looting
of public coal lands in Alaska and else
where. Don’t ycu see? He wants to
Mil more of his Pocahontas coal to
the navy! If the Guggcnheims
coal lands in Aluaka, and make r har
bor, and get out the coal and sell it
to the fleet, why, piobably the Poca
hontas Coal Cos. will go out of busi
ness, (!!) the shares which are held
in trust for Pinchot will become worth
less (!!) and he will have nothing
(!!)’ but his other property and his
government salaty to live on!
Do you get the point?
Well, tula is all to be brought out
at the investigation.
And, while they are About it. it Is to
be hoped they will oring out the fact
that Plnchot has gone into his own
pocket every year to duplicate gov
ernment salaries in order to secure
the services for the forestry depart
ment of young men who would not
work for the government at the beg
garly government pay; that he contri
butes about four times the amount of
his salary every year in expediting
the government work, and that he trleo
to keep this a secret.
There is no doubt that Pinchot needs
to be investigated.
NOW CET BUSY,MR.
FACTORYINSPECTOR
Violation of Child Labor Law
Caused Boy's Death and It's Up
To You To Prosecute.
While thu local factory inspectors
are satisfied that the law was violated
in the case of Harold Wilson, the 14-
year-old boy Rilled in an elevator acci
dent lit Kreige’s 10-cent store Friday,
UNty have not made up their minds
•to Whether to prosecute the per
sons guilty of the violation, instead
itor AH Inclined, apparently, to give
TTTTT ’ PI WTIVI (MWPIHP
to lightly In this lad’s**ftas«’another
chance.
"I do not say that no action will be
taken by this office," said Deputy State
Factory Inspector C. H. Johnson, Sat
urday. “None will be taken right
away, however. We have the matter
under consideration. I am certain
that the firm will employ no other
children under the legal age in the
future unless they are provided with
working papers. We have investiagt
ed the matter pretty thoroughly and
find that there are no other employes
In the store, under 16, without paper*.
“We don’t run to court with com
plaints every- time we find the law be
ing violated. Asa general thing,
prosecution is resorted to only where
the violations are persistent and flag
rant."
"Is there any question that the law
was violated In the case of the Wil
cox boy?”
"No, apparently none. We can find
no record of any pupers having been
issued." .
"Did his employers know how old
he was?" •
“Yes. they gave us his age them
selves."
“What Is the reason for delay In In
stituting proceedings?”
"Well, they are pretty well worried
over this thing. They have their sharo
of troubles Just now.
“Will they be prosecuted at all?"
“As I said before. w« have the mat
ter under consideration, but I do not
say that no action will be taken."
ATTORNEYS DENIED FEES.
Can’t Be Paid Out of Trust Funds of
Hude-Vier Estate.
A motion by Attorneys May & Ding
man to be paid $2,800 fees out of the
trust funds of the estate of the late
Melinda Hude-Vier, was denied by
Judge Hosnter, Saturday morning.
The services for which the fees are
asked were rendered to Marcel Hude
in opposing the move of his wife to
have him declared a spendthrift.
The motlort was opposed by the Se
curity Trust Cos., trustees of the es
tate. Judge Hoßmer stated that while
he thought the services were earned
In legitimate practice, and should be
paid, he could see no way to take tbo
money fro mthe trust funds.
Hude was left about $30,000, but the
will provides that he Is to receive
only S6OO a year until he is 50 years
of age. Recently his wife tried to
have a guardian appointed on the
ground that he is a spendthrift. She
testified that he spent both his wages
and his allowance from the state, leav
ing her without support.
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THE WEATHER
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Detroit nad vlelattyi Satardny alpM
and Snadgr. portly rloadyt probably oc
caaloaal llaht ■aim i colder laudayi
moderate aoathweat wladn.
Uwer stlcblpani Saow darrtea to
light aid Soudan eolder la extreme
a eat port lea «oal«bt| colder la aoalh
portloa Monday | llaht to moderate
-out ha eat to weat wtada.
TODAY’S TRUraHATIRBI.
•a. m 12 I# ». a.. 17
fa. m IX II a. m IP
Ha. m 14 IS aoaa XI
0 n. m in I p. ■ XI
Oae year aao todayi Aaxlmam tem
perature. 27 1 mlalmnm, I*| mean, 2Xi
portly eloady weather.
«aa roae at 7:00 a. at., aad acta at
4tlN p. m. ;
Alexaader. I mbrellaa, 20 Moaroo.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 8. 19x0.
REMANS SAYS FIRE
POLITICAL TOOLS
FHOMOFFICE
Michigan’s Greatest Need If Civil
Service Law That Will Pnt Into
Office Men Who Will Serve
Btate, He Holds.
Great Democratic Bally in Jackson
—Senator Gore Speaks on
Tariff Question.
JACKSON. Mich.. Jan. B.—A dis
tinguished gathering of politician#
from within and without Michigan,
and of representative citizens, attend*
ed the forty-alxth annual meeting and
dinner of the Andrew Jackaon society,
of Jackson county, in the Masonic
temple, at noon today. Senator Gore,
of Oklahoma, whose forceful utter*
anccs on public questions have won
him a place as one of the foremost
politicians of the day; Ex-Mayor
Dunne, of Chicago, one of the leading
Democrats of the Middle West; Law
ton T. Heraans, *whose remarkable run
for governor on the Democratic ticket
is still fresh in the minds of tho
Michigan people; and Hon. Thomas
A. Dark worth, were at the dinner, ar
ranged by W. W. Todd, president of
the society.
Senator Gore spoke on “Jacksonian
Democracy.” He urged that Demo
crats give aid and comfort to Repub
lican progressives In Republican dis
tricts in their fight “against Speaker
Cannon, against his rule, against the
tariff and against the ship subsidy.”
Mr. Gore continued:
“Driven by the lash of publls senti
ment, even the stand-patters promised
•unequivocally* to revise the tariff.;
They kept this pledge with punlo;
faith. Hereafter, these promises. -like
the notes of the bankrupt, will dimin-i
ish in value as they Increase In num-'
ber. The tariff has been revised by
Its friends. The rates have been re
vised upward. Prices have advanced.
The cost of living has Increased; It
has outrun both wages and salaries.
A great • .packing house realises a
profit of 36 per cent. Woolen and cot
ten mills declare dividends amounting
to 66 per cent. The president says
the object of revision was not to re
duce prices but to prevent an increase.
A revelation, this, but even this object
has failed.
Buy Cheaper Abroad.
“The consumer pays 100 per cent
duty on his clothes. 161 per cent on
his blankets, pays more for American
goods than the foreigner, and thin
MrseMee *BHM» abroad than
VC home, the Republicans say in their
campaign book. Is to the glory and
honor of the American manufacturer.
Protective duties have shielded the
trusts against foreign competition.
Rebates have shielded them against
domestic competition. Thus freed from
competition at home and abroad they
have waxed omnipotent. We must re
move the cause If we would remove
the effect.**
Mr. Hemans was loudly cheered
when he arose to speak on “Michi
gan.”
“It would be a pleasure to me,” he
said, “if the presence of Republicans
would enable me to say also, ‘My fel
low Republicans,' In opening my re
marks. The progress of events leads
me to believe that the best elements
of the Democratic party and of the
Republican party Rre getting closer to
gether In sentiment and feeling than
ever before.
“It 1e not my purpose to retell to
day the story of official corruption not
yet concluded that for well-night
years has debased our citizenship and
made the name of Michigan a by
word among the state*.’*
Michigan's Low Political Morality.
“When men of the very highest char
acter in the Republican party in public
addresses speak of the low estate to
which political morality has falleu in
(CMlIaaH Paw* Slx.>
DISAPPEARS FROM HOSPITAL.
m—mmmmammmarn
Police Are Asked To Aid In Bearch
For W. M. Johnson.
Dr. W. L. Baker, No. 1159 Third
ave.( has asked the assistance of the
police In locating W. M. Johnson, for
merly employed as solicitor for the
Gas Consumer's association, who dis
appeared from King's hospital, No.
1006 Brush-st., last Wednesday.
Johnson," after losing his position
last week became despondent, and
when he was found in his room with
the gas turned on, a friend, H. P.
Ray, of No. 132 Henry-st., called Dr.
Baker. Johnson was sent to Kins’s
hospital, but he was not watched, and
walked out of the building.
The- hospital authorities received
word PrMny night that Johnson bad
been found In Couch’s restaurant, but
Dr. Baker says that he Investigated
the report, and learned that the man
was not Johnson.
SEARCHES DETROIT CLUB.
*
Deputy Game Warden Heart Partridge
Is Being Served There.
Just how Deputy Game Warden
Charles Daniel learned that they were
serving partridge In the Detroit club
Is a dep, dark secret, but Charlie
rushed breathlessly Into police court
Saturday noon, and swore out a search
warrant, giving him the right to brush
by the Imposing doorman and the hall
boy. and the keeper of the Inner feed
room gate, and the head chef, second
chef, and all the other chefs.
There was a look of grim determin
ation on Daniel's face.
Ksep Lookout For Two Girls.
Helen Ray, 20 years old. and Hester
Clemens, 16. are bring sought by the
Detroit police, who received word
from the parents of the girls, that
they had run away from their homes
in Battle Creek last Thursday, aud
were headed for Detroit I
POLITICIANS TALK ON BIG
ISSUES AT JACKSON MEET
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LAWTOX T. HEMAXI.
PINCHOT ILL
SPEAK JIFDETBOIT
Deposed Forester Will Forward Con
servation Movement in Michigan
—Date Not Fixed Yet.
Gifford Pinchot, deposed chief of
the United States forestry service, Is
coming to Detroit to speak In aid of
the movement row on foot In Michi
gan to .organize a state conservation
association as a part of the national
conservation movement. The date of
)\tg coming Is not announced as yec,
but It writU b© soon. It is not unlikely
that bftSffcU apeak under the kuspices
of Iks Hoard of Commerce. Mr. Pin
chers coding to Detroit Is in accord
ance with a promise made by tbuse
moat interested in the movement at
the time the Michigan association was
first proposed.
Carl E. Schmidt, a member of the
state forestry board, who Is one of th<»
most active in the promotion ofc the
mo veseel Ja Michigan, does not be
lieve that the discharge of Pinchot will
retard the progress of the movement.
“IV-has become an important issue
and so widespread that the loss of
one men cannot check It,” said he.
In Mr. Schmidt’s opinion the conser
vation question will be an lmportont
factor in the next presidential cam
paign.
“I do not know the merits of the
cases over which this commotion has
arisen,” says Alfred Lucking, former
member of congress, discussing Pin
chot’s dismissal b> the president. “1
do believe, however, that there should
be a thorough Investigation.
“It seemed to me, when the idea of
a congrsatonal Investigation was
brought up, that It might be a white
wash. The insurgents and democrats
have won a victory over Uncle Joe
Cannon in regard to the naming of the
committee. 1 see. But It 1b a tempor
ary victory.
J “When the final vote Is taken on the
actual selection of the committee, I
look to see the speaker win and have
the same men chosen whom he would
have picked as his committee. There
was a hare majority of three for tho
insurgents and there were many ab
sentees. Next time, every move will
be made to get a majority for tho
speaker.
| “It will be a great pity if there are
not on the committee men who will
deliberately take Pmchot’s side and
bring out every point and fact. The
matter should be probed to the bot
tom. If the Ouggenhelms were really
behind the patenting of those Alaskan
coal lands, the discovery of the facts
would undoubtedly lead to great de
velopments.
“It is too early as yet to predict
what effect all this will have upon
national politics.”
A mining engineer now in Detroit,
who has been on the western
and also in Alaska, where the Ptnchot-
Balllnger controversy Is most Intense
ly discussed, declarer that the general
western sentiment is with Pinchot
San Francisco la particularly enthusi
astic over tho government forester, ns
his reservations of land Include the
head waters of tho streams from which
the city of the Golden Gate draws Its
water supply.
“Ballinger has an excellent reputa
tion In Seattle.” snys this engineer.
* He Is quiet and conservative, but his
townsfolk think he Is all right.
Says Cows Were 111-Treated.
On complaint of Patrolman Erbe, of
Trumbull station, the attention of the
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
to Animals was called to a case of
neglect of 15 cows. In a slaughter
house yard on Twentlethst.. owned
by Anthony Breltenbach, No. 652
Ferdtnaml-ave. Erbe reports that the
cows were left standing on a sheet of
Ice. nil night Friday without hay or
straw, and with no shelter.
Charged With a Serious Oftsnse.
! Charged with questionable conduct
against 10-year-old Grace Wagner, aa
she sat beside him in a flve-ceut
theater Friday nlßht. Thomas Ber
trand, 29 years old, nnd giving bis ad*
dress’ No. 255 Fifteenth-sL. was ar
rested by Patrolmen Raymond nnd
McCormbk. He appeared before Jus
tice Jeffries charged with disorderly
conduct, but tho Judge changed ths
complaint to assault and battery, a
more serious offense. Bertrand will
»have a hearing Jan. 10.
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»K.\ATOU la OH IC.
These ptelures ikes Matter Our*, mi
OklakMM, U 4 Lantea T. Hcauaa,
whs apeka ea tuiportsst polttleul Is
sues at the Aatfrsw Jashssaa aoctaty
basqust In Jselutos, Saturday. Sea
atsr Oars ths tariff. 4s
aouuetaff ths HspahMeaa party far
ths Huy as-Aldrich teas are, aad Mr.
Ileaaaaa dsalt with Mlchlpaa Issues.
He referred ts ths state's “lew pe
lltleal uasrallty** sad urped that ps
lltlsal teals he ffrsd treat sfdee.
MOHR'S CUP OF
WOE JTERFLOWS
Mrs. McCormick's Elder Bon Aocused
of Ypsilanti Murder, Younger
Boy in Trouble Here,
With her 19-year-old son In Jail In
Ann Arbor charged with complicity
in the murder In the Ypsllantl depot,
early Friday morning, Mrs. Lucy Mo-
Cormlck appeared before Judge Hul
bert, In the juvenile court, Friday
morning, to defend her 18-year-old
son, Qlenn, from a charge of smoking
cigarettes on Champlaln-st., near Raa
dolph-st.
Harry Harrington, “pal” of Robert
McCormick In the Ypsllantl shooting,
was arrested, with Olenn McCormick,
laßt Saturday. Truant Officer Phil 81*
lensteln made the arrests, and Olenu
was sent to the detention room, while
Harrington was released. EllenstOtn
Intended swearing out a warrftUt
«against Harrington In police court/lu.
the meantime, Harrington went th
Ypsllantl, and become.involved in the
gun battle for which he now fades I
charge of murder.
Harrington has been living at No.
231 Grand Rlver-ave., Ellensteln says.
Mrs. McCormick, who says her hus
band deserted her, lives at No. 281
Locuat-st. She Is employed In the
D. U. R. offices, and tells a story of
a hard battle to bring up her boys,
without help from her husband, who
la said to be In Chicago.
Morgan Emmett, who was ahot
.through the lung and shoulder during
the battle with the boy bandits, passed
a good night at the Detroit Sanitarium,
and Is reported somewhat better, Sat
urday, though no prophecies as to his
ultimate recovery can yet be made.
Mrs. McCormick, who visited Robert
In the Ann Arbor jail, says that he
swore to her that he did not shoot any
one, but emptied hla revolver into the
ground.
Glenn McCormick, when questioned
In the juvenile court, admitted that
he had been with Harrington, Satur
day night, and declared that Harring
ton had tried to induce him to bur
glarize a store, in Detroit, that night.
Young Glenn was given more of a
fatherly talk than a lecture by Judge
Hulbert. on the evils of cigarette
smoking.
“Smoking may not be so very
wrong,” he said. “But the smoking
of cigarettes by boys certainly leads
’to crime, and I need only point to
your own brother as an example. Now
Glenn, In this trouble that has come
to your mother, I want you to be a
man and stand by her. You are all
sho has now.”
The boy promised faithfully to quit
emoking entirely and signed a pledge
to that effect. He will have to report
to the Judge every two weekß.
LUMBER CO. ORGANIZES.
Detrolt.Vancouver Concern Is Capital
ized At $125,000.
The Detrolt-Vancouver Lumber Cos.,
an organization of Detroit men, filed
articles of association. Saturday. The
company is capitalized, at $125,000. ot
which $75,000 has been paid in cash,
and $50,000 la represented by timber
lands In British Columbia.
The stockholders Include Harlow P.
Davock. T. A. E. Weadock. Alfred
Lucklug, H. H. Emmons, R. L. Polk,
jH. H. Rackham, It. B. Haskins and
I Hart L. Lee.
Articles of association were also fil
led Saturday by the Webb Packing Cos.,
which is capitalized at $200,000 Os
this amount $50,000 has been paid In
cash, and $75,000 Is represented by
the business of R. 8. Webb. Mr.
1 Webb holds 750 shares of otock,
I Thomas L. Wilson 400. and A. L. Wejr
' rick 100.
I. c. V. Whist [Juried.
; The funeral of Isaac C. V. Wheat, a
I well-known Detroit citizen who died
Thursday, following a stroke of
j apoplexy, was held at 1‘.30 o'clock
Saturday afternoon from his late resi
dence, No. 64 EJmund-pl. Mr. Wheat
was 66 years old.
Accused Former Friend of Larceny.
Alleging tha. Harry Smith, of Ply
mouth, failed to return a diamond
'ring, valued at SIOO. which she had
I loaned him when they were good
| trlends. Ida M. Lederer. No. 1«*0
Orchard*!., swore out a warrant in
police court. Saturday, charging Smith
with larceny by conversion.
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ONE KIUEOPH
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Henry LtlUj’i Ufa CiuM#4BM
When Waß MS at QU bwl
u*«r MP*
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Tena Fermrotti,
Alio BuM ta IMA, Bm!|
With TraetnrW Uu T 1
Burled under the UdHh
of Prouty’e oU Umtf
l.arued-et. Me ,
L*U*y? *
tractor*. n» frfffrj
<Uy morning. m 4 Two MMi
*a Ulrnn laborer living Mr £BBS
and «m ite bnrfcMt m* 4
d«r a pile of brick*.' but
a fracture of the leg. Ha agM|Hf
to St. Mary’* hospital la tiw flEamS#^
ambulance.
Four of the La May brother*, when* ?
parent* live at No. 731 rtukttiMt
were engaged in tke work of taftlfi
down the old livery barn, and two
them narrowly ee raped
Henry’* fate. The men were notworik '
lng on the wall, but were engaged *
tearing out tome old under ‘ tkg 4
shadow of the one remaining wall. >
Oeorge LeMay, foreaaa fir Mgj
brother. Neiaon, had cautioned «M 3
body on the job to look out gar tke
wall.
Six meu were tearing away ad tfc* ,
old lumber when Ferrarotti yeUAd,
-Look out!"
There was a rending sound, and tke *
wall toppled over. Oeotge and Jaapea 1
LeMay huddled into tke soutkeest OOP "
ner of the lot. wedging themeehree
against a big water task. The falling
wall left them unscathed.
With them was Alfred De Lalal. the
big boss of the Italian laborers. Henry
LeMay started to run toward tke cog*
ter of the open space, and Ferrarotti
after shouting his warning, followed
him. The wall was upon them before
they had moved more than a few feet,
and both were buried. The Italian’s
arm protruded, and after the dust had
settled, he was dragged out. H!»
escape la regarded aa a miracle. LA*
May waa completely buried, and was
crushed to death.
Ricardo D1 Lucca, boarding with De»
Lainl at No. 622 Rlvard-et., ran boas#
Immediately after the accident. AJ- *
adlno Del Papo, No. 134 Dlvlaloa-et..
alto fled from the scene. It waa at
Asptthought that these two non wort
burled under the ruins, but other W
boron say that they enw the two p** *
run away.
Henry LeMay. the dead man, was Is
year* old. He was * brother of Loo!*
LeMay. the Cadillac-aq. hotel ana.
Coronor Bennett la Investigating the
accident. ______
BLAMES CHICAGO POIICEMAM
FOB BREAKING UP OF HOMS
Frank Krexelewaki Says Cop Lured
Wife From Home—Saturday la
Now Divorce Day.
The weekly divorce session of the
cUfult court, which for years has boon
held Monday afternoons, took plobo
for the first time under the new regfc
latlons, on Saturday. Only five cases
were heard by Judge Hosmer, and do*
crees were granted in every instance.
Caroline Nickel, of No. 1776 Fort-aL
west, said that her husband, Henry
P. Nickel, never came home In good
humor, and frequently wae in a tow*
ering rage. On those oocaeioos, its
said, he choked her. once so severely *
that she had to call medical aid. A
pretty 17-year-old daughter corrobor
ated the testimony of the mother.
A Chicago policeman waa blamed by
Frank Krezelewskl for the breaking
up of his happy home. This man
gained auch an Influence over hie
wife, Mary, that the finally left him,
the husband said, and has since re*
fused to return. Kreselewaki, now
foreman of a Detroit brpa# foundry, is
better known as Frank Schulte.
“My real name la too long and the
boss made me change It.” he explain
ed.
Alice Fleming aald that the last
she heard of her husband, William B-
Fleming, waa a post card from Win
nipeg, on which he Informed her that
he was going so far away she would
never be able to And him. And aho
hasn't, she said.
Other dec res granted were to SteLa
vs. Louis Jergerskl, desertion, and
Louis H. vs. Clara Voss, deeertlon.
ITALIAN IN SORE STRAITS.
Pollc# Get Him If He Carrtes Gun,
Black Hand If He Doesn’t.
Anthony Cracchllo. an Italian, was
I In sore straits when he appeared be
fore Justice Jelfrlee. Saturday, charg
;ed with carrying concealed weapons.
Anthony, through his attorney, Joseph
Schlappacassee. pleaded that th#
Black Hand was after him. and that
Chief McDonnell had granted him per
mission to carry a revolver to dewnr
himself. Anthony said that wlthoe*
the revolver the Black Hand wouM
get him. and that when he carried the
gun. the police got him.
Attorney Schlappacassee said tha.
when the case came to trial, he would
produce the Black Hand letters. Crac
chllo was released on hts personal
recognizance to appear Jan. 1«.
' File Separate Bankruptcy Petit-o*
1 Two separate bankruptcy actions
have been begun drsdltow jJL
A. Pereira, who conducted a JeWpßy ,
and eeneral store at No. 1
! gan-ave. The E. H. Pudrith Cos.:
Kuntz A Rogers and Sels; Schwab A
Cos of CbkaV.. mod th. »«. «*«"«•
and had Edward Rogers *»9*£**+
reiver. Burnham. Stoepel A Cos. and
other creditors filed another p*l|HMkw
Pereira gave s tmst mortgage. UP*
' 29. to Alex. Friedman.

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