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STAXDARD OIL VERDICT. Significance of Judgment Just Rendered in Ohio Court. TFYcm Tt» Tribute Bureau.] Oct. 21.— The verdict of guilty brought against the Standard Oil Company of Of.? If regarded by the federal officials charged with the prosecution of the Standard as a great moral victory, directly for the etate of Ohio. Indirectly for the federal government. The prosecution of the Standard, for which the Department of Justice le preparing, will be ba*ed on the same lines as the successful prosecution in Ohio. The Valentine law. under which the Standard has Just been found guilty of a conspiracy in restraint of trade. Is closely analogous to the Sherman anti-trust law, and. wbil*» the verdict Just brought In serves only to record the view of one court, and one Jury that the Standard is guilty and the law ef fective, such a record in Itself constitues a great victory. Only a few months ago the ■V? for the Standard were ridiculing the idea tlssl the trust could b* conxMcted under either the Valentine or the Sherman law. They r.iair.'alned that the principle embodied |B rh"pe laws was at least impracticable, and that uetther court nor jury could be found which sanction or bring- in a verdict of guilty •• them. When the Commissioner of Corporations, Jan;"? Ft Garfleld. first undertook the lnvestl gattoo of the Standard and its methods he found that its law department had displayed gn - irgenuity in its schemes to defeat the purpose of the anti-trust laws without epe vioiating the letter of the statutes, in nary report which Mr. Garfleld made Pre^id^nr he submitted a proposition • red to be a legal theorem, pos- I 'hat new. evidently unknown to or rded by the corporation lawyers, but onptrable. This theorem was. - follows: Violation of the purpose of a statute, even when accompanied by an avoidance of infrac tion of the specific prohibitions of such , statute, constitutes guilt and merits all the penalties provided for Its violation, and the more ingen ious the methods employed to defeat ■ the pur pose of •■• . statute the greater the guilt. To the unerring common sense of the President the Garfield theorem appealed with a compell ing ring of truth. The President submitted the proposition to the Attorney General, and, after careful consideration. Mr. Moody declared It 6our;d reasoning. Aside from the. prosecution to te based on violations of the anti-rebate. law, the case cf the government against tha Standard Oil Company will rest on this propo sition. The first opportunity to test the validity of the proposition came in the trial of the Standard, just closed in Ohio. The lower court, by Its rulings, has sustained the Garfleld proposition as urged by the state attorney, and. despite the fart that the Standard Oil Company, of Ohio had been transferred to the possession of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, and 6O claimed to have passed without the Jurisdiction of The Ohio courts, the court held that such transfer to a holding company was merely a device to avoid the consequences of its acts and to render possible the violation of the Valentine <Orio) anti -trust act., and that therefore the acts of the company came within the Jurisdic tion of the state courts, and the Standard Com pany of Ohio could b» held responsible because cf its participation in a device for violation of the law. The jury found the Standard guilty, and the court win impose a penalty, consisting of a fine of from ST>O to 85.000, ■which may be repeated for each day of the offence. Of course, Immediate appeal from the verdict of the lower court will be taken by the Standard. The cas« may be reviewed by the Court of Com mon Plea?, by the Circuit Court and by the Su preme Court, all of which would take not less than two years. Whether in the mean time the Standard will deem it the part of wisdom to contsnue Its violation of the law, and "thus Incur the liability of an accrued penalty of possibly 55.000 a day for a period perhaps aggregating Ma year?— in addition to the constent menace d being adjudged guilty of contempt of court— regains to be seen, but it is regarded as doubt isl by the legal experts in Washington, who be lieve that the attorneys for the Standard will now be called upon to devise some new method of defeating the purpose of the law. There Is a strong belief in administration cir cle*, er.p.-e.i in by the President and most of his legal advisers, that the ultimate end of the trust prosecutions must be a demonstration of the soundness of the President's recommendation that corporations •which have attained a given Eiagr.ltude I •• required to procure a federal li cense before engaging in interstate commerce, such license to issue only after the applicant fcas compiled with certain prescribed conditions, which shall Include proof satisfactory to the government that it is not a combination in re ftralnt of trade In other words, the President believpe that the difficulties attending the en forcement of the anti-trust law, as shown by his efforts to bring to bar those who are viola ting it In spirit if not in letter, and the in genuity of the trusts In their efforts to evade the purpose of that law, will amply demonstrate to El! intelligent and right minded citizens that wisdom demands the application of preventive rather than corrective measures. But while the President looks to the outcome ir.^irated. h« will in no way relax his efforts to P'jr.ish violators of the spirit as well as of the letter of the law. FOUND DEAD IK HIS HOTJSE. Wealthy Resident of Norfolk Had Been Miss ing Eleven Days. tCorfoQc. Va. , Oct. 21. — After having been miss ing for eleven days, E. W. James, a member of clubs at Norfolk, Richmond and Baltimore, and *ai<l to be worth nearly $SOf»,OfX). was found dead in a room of the old James mansion here to-day. Hi? death occurred over a week ago. and was «sue to asphyxiation. Th* police are inrestlpatingr. Mr. James was a member of th© Vlrj?lnia Club here, the West moreland, tn Richmond, and a prominent Balti more organization. He lived alternately at these three places. No one has Flept In the old man tion at No. 62 FVrchurch street, the heart of the old aristocratic pan of Norfolk, for about ten J'ear6 A room on the main floor had been 'uF<?<3 by Mr. James for a decade as an office v.hUe he was in Norfolk, keeping his rental accounts. His habits were queer, according to "Joe" w right, a Negro, who has lived in a house la the r^-ar of the mansion for fifteen years, and who said Mr. James always locked himself in whenever he visited the house. On Thursday, October 11. Mr. James was last seen alive by wife. He went to the house that morning. To-day the Negro made an Investigation and discovered through a window the dead body of his employer in a sitting posture In a chair at hi* desk. The police found a gas jet In the room wide open. James was a. bachelor, with relatives in Washington. Baltimore, Richmond ervi Norfolk, but his nearest of kin. two sisters. £'*<1 about ten years ago. j Hunyadi I ; Janos I %B On Ari*in» % Glass M HEARST EVADED SUIT. HID IX HIS LEGAL MAZE, Poor Man, 'Asking Libel Damages, Paid Costs of Action. wL r , '" ÜBtratloM of how William Randolph -XT k 8 advanta *« <* the "corporation laws which he decries to save himself from pecuniary damages were manifest in a lawsuit brought *•'^ n " \ hm * '«* >-«ar 6 a«o James F. Kayden. the Plaintiff in a libel suit, was thrown out of court because he didn't happen to sue the right corporation, and costs were charged against him. He was penniless at the time, and Hearst had to pay the costs. For eight years he kept after Mr. Hayden. until he got -very cent back. T^\, Hay(1 ,^ now lives at '°- 659 EBth street. H.« ° II I™'1 ™' ??* treatTnent which he received from Hearst rankled in his mind no that he visited the Republican State Committee last week and sub mitted to it all the papers in his case. duly au thenticated, giving permission for their use in any way. On a cold nlght-Decembsr 23. 1887-Mr. Hayden wa* on his way to his home In Brooklyn. Rain was falling, and freezing as It foil. He slipped and broke hta leg. An ambulance was called from th. Long Island College Hospital and he was ta*en there for treatment. His wife, calling a day t*,?!: I>lI > I? Ua *? ' m *" edltlan <* "The Evening Journal. which said he had been Injured In try ing to escape from policemen who were pursuing him because of th* attempted robbery of a station This story w M printed in "The Ev«Qin« Journal" of December 24. 1597. according to the papers in the suit subsequently brought. Mr. Harden brought suit against the Morninj Journal Association, the only corporation he knew about, charging libel because of that story, claim in:? $25,000 damages. Wilbur F. TredweH was his attorney, and Horace Graves appeared as counsel when the case was argued in the Supreme Court. Kings County. He had to prove his case through hostile witnesses, and didn't succeed very well. The witnesses didn't know anything about the Morning Journal Association, its proprietor. Mr. Hearst's connection with the paper or papers, or much about anything, apparently. A few extracts from the minutes of this trial, In which Einstein & Townsend and Arthur Gulterman appeared for "The Journal," follow: William R. Falrfleld. i>eing called as a witness on behalf of the plaintiff and duly sworn, testifies as follows: Q — Where do you live? A.— ln New Tork City Q — What part of New York City? A. — Cosmo politan Hotel. Q. — What is your business? A. — Private secre tary Q. — Private secretary of whom? A. — William R. Heaist Q. — You are not the secretary of the Morning Journal Association? A — No, sir. Q. — Are you acquainted with the Morning Journal Association? A— No. sir. Q. — Do you know what their duties ar-? A. — No. eir; I d<> not. Ido not know that there is such an association. Q. — Do you know that there is net such an asso ciation? A —l do not. Q. — Did you ever see "The Evening Journal"? A —Yes, sir. Q. — Do you know who publish*? It? A—lA — I do not. I supposed Mr. Hearst was the publisher of It. By Mr. Gulterman: Q. — A merf supposition. Is it not? A. — A m*»r<» supposition. Examination of Edward E. Marriott, as a witness for the plaintiff. Mr. Marriott nwore tha» h* was the dty editor of "The Evening Journal" and had be»n since Its first publication, about two years before. H*> was then a«k»>(i: Q.— Who publishes "The Evening Journal"? A — I do not know. sir. q. — Who employs you? A. — was employed by Mr. ■ Carvalho, on» of the editors of "The Evening Journal." q — Do you know who composes the Morning Journal Association? A. — I never heard of such an association until to-day in this courtroom. Mr. Marriott then told about his duties as city editor and how he assigned reporter* to get the news. In an effort again to get at the ownership of "The Journal" Mr Marriott was asked: q From whom do you receive your salary as an editor? A — From a. cashier. Q— And what is he, cashier? —I -lo not know. Q -What is his name? A—l do not know. After some further questions concerning the arti cle upon which the libel suit wan based, counsel for the plaintiff asked Mr. Marriott: Q._Whom do you say publishes "The Evening Court)— He does not know, ha cays. (The Courti— He does not ktrnT, he says. By plaintiff's attorney: q —Does Mr. Hearst publish "The Evening Jour nar"* A—l do not know, I never heard. q —Do you know who is president rf the Morn- Ing Journal Association? A.— l never beard of such an association until to-day. (The Court)— lf you have not subpoenaed the croner person and are not able to prove your cases I will allow you to withdraw a juror. Mr Gulterman— They never v.ill be able to prove It I object to withdrawing a Juror. The Court)— Have they got the wrong defendant? Mr Gulterman— They have. I will Rive them the, name of the president or secretary of the proper defendant at recess. We have the treasurer of the Morning Journal Association here. tin<l they can «*o i or with their case. I ask 'hat the complaint be dismissed. The Mornl'i? Journal A*fiV tfilion and the Evening Journal Association are entirely different corporations. They have sued the wrong party entirely. Plaintiffs attorney then Ht.i»»<i that he had no further proof of publication, and on Mr. Gulter mann motion the complaint was dismissed. Mr. Gulterman asked for «:xtra allowance, which the charged to Mr Hayden. He was penniless. According to the legal custom, the costs were then charged to the Journal Asso ciation, which paid them, and a Judgment was Issued to that concern against Mr Hayden. Dep- "Xl NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. MONDAY. OCTOBER 22. 1906. ■^r Sheriff. Cunningham tried* ln vain to' collect the costs from Haydnn. About eight years later, in February. 1906 Mr. Hayden not a note to appear as defendant In sup plementary proceedings in the Kings County ft*. prcms Court. The plaintiff was Joab H. Banton, of No. 85 Nassau street. Investigation by Mr. Hay den and his lawyers showed that on February 7, 1906. th© Morning' Journal Association had assigned its judgment for $124 60 against him to one Joseph J. Cunningham for $1. Clarence Shearn appeared as secretary of the Morning Journal Association. Cunningham at the time was said to be a clerk In Shearn's office. The supplementary proceedings brought out the fact that Mr. Banton was counsel for Cunningham, to whom the judgment hod been transferred. Mr. Hayden s mother had died a short time before, leaving him some little property, and eventually he was forced to agree to pay the amount of the Judgment. He was not able to pay it all at once, however, and entered into an agreement with Mr. Banton on February 26 to pay $50 down and the remainder In monthly Installments of $25 until the debt was satisfied. He paid the $50 on February 26. On April 14 he made a check to Mr. Banton for $36, specifying in th« body of the check that it was "on account of a technical legal Judgment obtained by William Randolph Hearst against the maker of the check."" The check was returned by Mr. Banton with a letter declaring that It could not be accepted unless the formula were changed to read a "Judgment obtained by "The Morning Journal' Association" Instead of Mr. Hearst. This was done, and eventually the debt was paid off to the last cent. The last payment— of $24 «0. was made on June 11. 1906. The satisfied judgment never has been recorded by Mr. Hayde:;. who, however, holds all the receipts in case any question should be raised. AUSTRIAN FOREIGN MINISTER OUT. Vienna, Oct. 21.— Emperor Francis Joseph re ceived to-day Count Goluchowakl. tha Austro-Hun garlan Minister of Foreign Affairs, who presented his resignation, which waa accepted. It Is not yst known who will succeed Count Goluchowskl. In addition to Count A. Mensdorff-Poullly-Dietrich- Bteia, Auetro-Hungarian Ambassador to Great Britain, there are two candidates In, tho fore ground—Baron Lexa yon Aehrenthal. the Ambas sador to Russia, a^d Count Szecsen yon Temarln. the Ambassador to/the Holy Bee. "LABORERS" AT PANAMA. Sixty-nine Jamaican Negroes watching one goo (J man dumping a wheelbarrow load of dirt. —From The Tribune Bureau. Washington. HOW JAMAICANS WORK. Sixty-nine Negroes Watch One Man Dump a Wheelbarrow. [From The Tr!Vin<! Bi:r»ftu ] Washington. Ort. 2: —Much has been written re garding the d!fncul'i"r experienced by the officials engaged in constructing the Panama car.al in their efforts to induce the Jamaican Negro to work, but nothing more strikinply demonstrates the actuality of these difficulties than the accompanying picture, taker, when ttv* laborers (?) were unconscious of the fact. The illustration shows a scene in Colon, where a gang of laborers was supposed to be paving the street, which runs alongside the track of the Panama Railway. Nearly seventy Negroes, supposed to be at work, are shown in the pict ure, which is described by members of the Canal Commission ns ;i "picture puzzle.' The puzz!* con sists of finding the man who is really at work. There is one '.nan in the picture who is working, while the other sixty-nine, or thereabout, are en gaged In talkir.K or in watching the curious indi vidual who is fatiguing himself with unnecessary labor. Unfortunately, the picture Is not a joke, but portrays the actual conditions— conditions wnlch nave compelled the Canal Commission to abandon all hope of securing competent labor to construct the canal themselves. Instead, they have adver tised foi a contractor to undertaki the construc tion and furnish his own labor. COOL TO W. J. BRYAN. Denver Gives Him Chilly Reception in Blizzard Weather. • .?'n to r 'r.<> Trlbmc ; Denver, Oct 2] W. J Bryan met a chilly re ception in Colorado yesterday His train was delayed by a blizzard at Lasal'p. where the re ception committee met him. He spoke at four placpp before reaching Denver, chiefly from bas gag° mi'-kf at stations. All that he had to p p* from 6 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. when hf boarded a train for the East here, wa? a railway ham sandwich. He refused to stay here for the even ing mass meeting, and In a brief speech at th* Union Station insulted ex-Governor Thomas by paying the action <>f the- Democratic State Con vention ir. turning Thomas out was proper. Thomas fairly ran out of the crowd. MESSAGES FLOAT 5 YEARS. Two Released by Bnldvcin in Arctic Just Returned to Him. Buffalo. Oct. 21. — Two bnoy m»ssageF s^nt adrift near Franz Josef Land by the Baldwin- Zelgler polar expedition in 1901 have been found and forwarded to Evelyn B Baldwin, the founder of the expedition, who is now m tn !s city. The messages were picked up on July l,i, 1W*»;, on Moffen Island by Captain Strenerso n . or' the Arctic whaler Gottfried, and forwarded to th» State Department by a United States consul. They were mailed to Mr. Baldwin from Washington and delivered to him to-day The messages are typewritten on firm paper and sh<>w 'he effects of their Journey in the" Arctic Sei They were U» apeal for a supply of coal, the la'k of v hl'-h forced the expedition to turn back. THREE NEGRO WOMEN DROWNED. Beaufort, 8. C, Oct. 21.— A sail ferryboat, ply ing between Beaufort and Ladies" Island, was swamped late yesterday In the storm with six men and four women, all Negroes, on board Three women were drowned. A skiff from a pilot boat anchored In the stream. In charge of ' Tom ' Washington, a Negro sailor, rescued th« o'U-i ;,-'(-•■<. i i^ers at considerable risk. VICHY THE GENUINE i Avoid Imitations! Which have no medicinal properties. • Analysis made by FraserACo. sth Aye., N.Y, shows Syphon Tjc/iytobeonly Croton water charged with gas. Natural Alkaline Water THE ONLY GENUINE VICHY Bottled at the NATURAL SPRINGS in France. Never sold in Syphons Sold in Pints and Quarts only CELESTINS NEGRO TAKEN FROM JAIL AND LYNCHED. Mobile, Oct. 21— Robert Clarke. a!tas "Dor." Dove, a Negro from Kansas City, was hanged from a telegraph polo near the Lucedalo station of the Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City Railroad by three hundred masked men at an early hour to day, after being spirited from the jail of Jackson County. Miss. The Negro was arrested on Friday night by a f^f ™n who /°,H°?5 d him from Lucedale to within two miles of Mobile, where he had. it Is said, at tempted to assault two white women and stolen a ™" e o a n . d a shotgun. The Negro offered resist wice^and was shot in the shoulder. Deputy Sheriff ♦h« ™. nton> of Lucedate, took the prisoner fro* the posse and managed to evade a Mississippi mob T »r«?n n i ly " c *? in him He placed the Negro In the Lucednle jail, and with another deputy guarded $Li? o U ? nl ea f}?L thls morning, when both guards m ccp ™ k!? they awak * d the Negro was missing. I T he body was subsequently found strung up to a telegraph pole, a short distance from the J£LII FIXES MAY BE MILLIOXS. Tennessee Indictment Against Standard Has 1^94 Counts. [By Telegraph to The Tribune 1 Memphis, Oct. I>l — There an> 1.204 counts in the Indictment filed yesterday against the Standard Oil Company by George Randolph. United States District Attorney. Each count charge the Standard Oil <-o mpany , vitn using secret rates or rebates. Should the company be -onvicted on all th- counts and be assessed the maximum fine, with costs added, the total will run Into millions. The chipmonts. it is charged, were made ovor NEAELY $20,000 FOR HOME RULE. T. P. O'Connor Addressed Big- Meeting at Carnegie Hall Last Night. Nearly $30,000 was subscribed to the Irish Home Rule cause last night at a big mating in Carnal* Hall, the principal speaker at which was T p" O'Connor. P. F. Collier, the publisher, headed the list with a check for $l.noo. and this was followed by James Butler with a check for the same amount. Archbishop Farley sent a check for $->oO- Mcnsignor Mooney, H'X>; Mohsignbr Lavelle %<»■ Father Ducey. of St. Leo's. $I*,. with two 'unveil opes containing |.V> eacb from friends; Bourke Cockran. $150; H. A Heinze, $500; Henry ftfe- Aleenan. |S00; Peter McDonald. $500; Patrick Mc- Donald. $50O; Stephen McPartland and members of his family. (780; P. O - Connor. IMA; the Elmira branch of the L'nlt^ Irish League. $oi"«), and per sons from Brooklyn pledged $3,000. (Supreme Court Justice Martin J. Keogh presided. On the stage, besides Mr. O'Connor, were Thomas J. Kettie. Edward Blak? and Richard Hazelton. all members of the Irish Parliamentary party; Monsignor Lavelle. M. J. Ryan, of Philadelphia. newly elected president of the United Irish League, and Colonel Duffy, of the h.°th Regiment. In the course of his speech, Mr. O'Connor sa»d: "I did not say in Brooklyn last night that President Roosevelt would say something on the Irish ques tion which may make possible the realization of our hopes. What I did say was that the English masses and the Irish masses both consider him as the man who made peace between Russia and Jap an, and that both regard him as ■ friend and mat the day might come when they would welcome him as one of th« mediators In trying to *"nd the day of lamentable estrangement between the English and Irish DeoDle." Mr O'Connor said that the English government was preparing some type of a home government for Ireland wnlch would be presented at ihe next session of Parliament. What It was he didn't know, but. he declared emphatically, that "the Irish would accept nothing but an Irish executive responsible to an Irish assemblage only." The other viattlng members of Parliament made addresses along the same lines. BANK PRESIDENT A SUICIDE. Parsons. W. Va.. Oct. a.— Worth B. Jennings, of Jenningstown. this county, president of the First National Bank, at Hendrlcks. shot himself In the head to-day and died at a hospital. Despondency due to 111 health Is said to have prompted him to talc.- his life His estate Is estimated at more than U.OOO.GGO of which timber holdings form a large pan He came to Jennlngstown from I^ojes. Perm. W.U.SLOANE — -» TT frequently occurs, when one is in era •*■ quest of an Oriental Rug to fit i |g£J <5P specific space and to harmonize with yjjj^f a distinctive decorative scheme, that he experiences much difficulty in finding any one rug which meets all of the necessary qualifications. As the solution of this difficulty our exclusive line of INDIA RUGS has become almost indispensable. We carry Indias in stock in grezt variety, and also weave them to order, after designs specially pre pared by our own artists, in any de sired combination of colors. TEe India has a pile of wonderful richness. It is extremely durable. Broadway & Nineteenth Street This is what he got! 1 Fall overcoat, $16 to $35. "Fall suit, $18 to $42. Derby, gloves and scarfs. "Double"' shoes for wet day walk ing, $5. In fact we outfitted him right down to the ground. Rogeks, Peet & Company. Three* Broadway Store*. •IS 842 1253 st at at Warrca at. 13th st. 32nd at. C. F. U. IN A TURMOIL GRAFT CHARGES MADE. Hearst and 'Anti-Hearst Men "Sling Mud"— Action on Editor. The longest and in many respects the most exciting meeting the Central Federated Union ever held took place yesterday in the Univer sity Settlement Building:. Rivington and El drtdge streets, the report of James H. Hatch, chairman of the Independent Labor party, being responsible for the long session. It appeared to have struck dismay Into the Hearst camp, as was shown by the hastily called meet ings in Military Hall last week, where Mr. Hearst was indorsed as an offset to Hatch's report. Charges and counter charges were made by the Hearst and anti-Hearst people. Mysterious talk and hints about money being received were made, without giving any details. Ru dolph Modest, a Socialist delegate, caused a laugh by saying that he was tired of so much mud slinging. He said that it might be worth something to some one that the Central Fed erated Union would say one week what » con tradicted the next week. Ellas Wolf, another Socialist delegate, said that Mr. Hearst showed his friendship for labor by staying away from Congress for fear he would have to vote in favor of a labor measure. "That's the kind of man you call labor's friend." he said. The reading of the resolution was followed by a struggle to get the floor by half a dozen delegates. Fitzgerald was up first. He Is the candidate for Congress who. the papers of H-arst declare*, in violation of the facts of the case, had been forced to resign from the postoffice btrause he was running for Congress. The floor was given first to Chairman Hatch, of the Independent Labor party, who declared that he would stand by every statement made In his report. He said that, so far as he could see. the papers, with the exception of the Hearst papers, gave only what occurred. The resolution passed charged that newspaper reports of the meeting of October 14 caused an "incorrect, perverted and prejudiced impression of what occurred." and made it appear that the sentiment of the delegates was against Hearst. The resolutions further said that no action was taken against Hearst, and asked that th» pa ptrs print this. Delegate Kennedy, of th* Butcher Workmen's Union, made a speech defending Hatch and the Independent Labor party. He said he had found the Hearst people insincere. Delegate Dooley announced himself as a Hearst man and then said he was "a kind of a "We repudiate you," said two or three of the ■We repudiate you." said two or tnr^e of tn- Socialists in unison. " : .'. . , Fitzgerald said that the chairman of last Sunday was an unfair chairman. Fitzgerald was hooted down. Then be declared that he wa« not a coward and not afraid of Hatch. Timothy Healey. of the Eccentric Firemen, declared that he was no coward. He asM that as th*» head of the national union, he could not attend any meetings of the Central Fed erated Union. When Samuel Prince. ex-Tammany Assem blyman in the lKth District, took the floor and said he was not a coward there were shouts of laughter. The Independent Labor party was attacked by Timothy M. Daly, of the Metal Polishers' Union, who made vague charges of money being paid by the Republican party. He said that there was one Judas in the Bible, but there were five hundred in the labor move ment. He then said that he did not believe ln the Independent Labor party The Hearst agents seemed to have worked hard during the week in consequence, and the re sult was that there was a host of strangers at the meeting yesterday, which was an open one. The strangers were in the open space at the back of the hall, and among them was a crowd of men who applauded every reference to Mr. Hearst. The seats were all filled long before the dis pute on the Hearst question started. Two fac tions appeared to have developed, one the Hearst faction and the- other the Hearst faction, and every time a Ylearst man spoke This is what we get! Telegrams, letters, telephones from everywhere around. They all have prompt attention from our Mail Order Department, which tries to make itself the personal shopper for anyone who can't come in person. Free delivery within 100 miles of our stores. Rogers, Peet & Company. Three Broadway Stores. 253 842 1255 opposite near opposita City Hi.!. Union Square. Grsslcy S^uara. Sales by Auction. Mortgage*'* .salt* of the Contents of the Han<i~>n>eiy Furnlnhed Apartment Renvnvrd from the Chats worth, for the Convenience of the Sale. J. nATHEU) MORTON. Auctioneer. will wll by Public Auction* TO-MORROW AND WEDNESDAY. October 2R and 24. 190«. at X:3O o'clock P. M. "3. day. on th« main floor ot th« CASIXO AUCTION* ROOMS. 1:1-115 West »th St. City. all the handsome furniture of the 1-4 rrora apartmeat, re moved from th« •'Chatsworth." Riverside r*rlTe and 72$ St., City. The same to be sold to the highest Mddar tar cash for account ■-■f tftraa " and liens in hum. Bf ORDER MYERS A ("V^tJiSMITH. Attorneys for the Mortjtasee. Consisting of in "art: Handsome Tapestry Parlor Bulte; Gobelin Tapestry, massive hand carved Odd and Easy Chairs and J»»ttees and Screen*; SCHOSIAKER A CO. P.ABT GRAND PIANO, almost new; Marbles. Bronzes by Tiffany: Sevres and Dresden Jars and Pot teries, handsome lamps. s"Ud mahogany Cblontal Dtning room outfit complete. Sheffield Plate and Sterttaa Silver Dinner and Tea Service ar. 1 odd ri">**9 In quantity: col lection of Oil Paintings. Etchings and Enmailus* by artists of renown: quantities of Cut Crysutl: handsome hand painted China from th» beat European pott*rl*«; Colon'al mah-->«ar.y Hlehboys; Antique Colonial iiiahi i«aSf Bureaus. Chiffoniers. Dressing Tables. SewingT Tables an i Card Tables; very fine Oriental Rufs and Carpet* an< Domestic CaxT*>ts. Draperies. Cnrrains. etc.: tacasoro» hand hammered Jardinieres and Jars, etc.: Elecs-ollers: handseme carved mahogany Library Furniture. Leather Chairs; Library of about 400 volumes: editions da '«•» complete sets: handsome »ol!tt mahogany Qgea OnW. conuistln* of large mihcwiy Roll Top £"•*;•^SSSS^ Typewriter No. 6 and I>esk. Edison OsclUattnff IKraoo (traph. CTalrs. eta: bird's-eye maple Bed-Room Suit*. complete: handsome single Brass Bed» and Bedding. NOTE.— Please take notice the above sale conslrrs of the moot elaborate furnished establishments In New Tart City, no money having been spared In rtrnlahlng, and this sale should Interest buyers of good mS<wU. Exhibition and Catalogues. Monday. Oct. 22. 13C«, tram 8 a. m **%*£&■!> moRTOV. Auctioneer. T-l-Phone 2T9ft— asta St. MTERS * GOLDSMITH. Attorneys for tha Martga«»e. office. 30» Broadway. City. • in favor of Mr. Hearst the Hearst crowd yelled, and shouted. . _ The trouble began on the presentation or resolutions on the letterhead of the New York Letter Carriers' Association. Empire Branch, saying that newspaper report 3of last week's meeting were unfair. Tney -were written in pencil and without signature. Just before tba meeting closed Chairman Hatch, of the Inde pendent Labor party, who had replied to a num ber of charges and had made more than a 4onn speeches, collapsed and began to weep. This occurrence brought the meeting to a close sooner than was expected, but the resolutions ■were passed. The resolutions of the letter carriers »fr<» carried, and a committee of seven appointed to investigate the statements of graft which had been made more or less vaguely. Hatch, was all right when the meeting finally wound u - n m I MM i MEXICAN OFFICIAL ARRESTED.- Mexico City. Oct. 21.— Francisco Palafox, Genera! Treasurer of Federal Telegraphs, has been arrested and sent to Beh'.em prison on a charge of appro priating CO.ono belonging to the head office of the General Telegraph Department. LEPER'S BODY BURNED IN SHANTY. Clarksburg. W. Va.. Ot. 9 — The body el George Raschid. the Syrian leper, was cremated yesteraay at •ecus. The shanty in which he had been staying was set on fire, ard the body was con sumed with it. Many people at Ptckens say the leper was poisoned. Pickets citizens opposed the present of the man with the loathsome disease. REEDsBARTON 1 si CO. ! Silversmiths Jewelers Diatacmd^atctej^teHutfSikrr.Cnt Gix&Xezthcr GoodLs.Art Stationery EXQUISITE CUT GLASS The matchless beauty of Libber's Cut Class is rejected in all its brilliancy m oar tpleadid assortment. We are the exclusive New York agents for Lav fc-y "s Glass. J*l!r Dlsh«a II 75 un»tl% Pr«»Arv<* EMsaaa . 323 upward* Epocn Trass *.«» upwards i Claret Decanters 6.00 upward* Fifth Ave.&32nd St. I s