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Goods C harped in London t» Home
Account— Prices Less U. S. Duties.
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road-house — except lor the man
pjgfc *he CROSS MOTOR
RESTAURANT.
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ifld Du-i Proof— - Quart and 2 Pint Ther
ao» Bccles — 2 Knerael Unbreakable Lunch
3cxe? — ' tnamr-i Unbreakable Plates —
Krivcs — 6 Forks — 1 Spocn — 2 Sauce Jars —
rVnpa aa^ Salt — 6 Glasses in Wicker
Covers — All Firmly Attached in a Frame
'Vi'hsch Can Be Removed.
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DEMOCRATIC REPORT
ON BALLINGER SCORED
Republican Members o4 Com
mittee Say It Was Wholly
Lawless.
I SMACKS OF WARD POLITICS
; .—. — ■
Report of the Investigators
Cannot Be Made Until
Congress Meets in
December.
Chicago. Sept. 13.— Six Republican mem
bers of the Ballinger investigating com
mittee met to-day and issued a statement
condemning the action of the four Demo
cratic members and the one Republican in
surgent member who issued reports at
; Minneapolis last Wednesday demanding
the retirement from office of Secretary Bal
■ linger.
Those present to-day were Senators Nel
j son. Sutherland and Root and Congress
j men MoCall. (Masted and Denby. They de
clared the action of the minority at Min
neapolis to have been "according to the
worst methods of ward politics." The evi
dence in the Ballinger case was discussed,
i but in the absence of a quorum, they say,
I no action on the case itself was possible.
lilt was reported that Senator Nelson had
i ; authority to act for Senator Flint, a mem
: ber of the committee, who is in Europe.
| This could not be confirmed, but in any
; event, no use was made of the alleged
j proxy. Adjournment was taken subject
to the call of the chairman. Senator Nel
! son.
As the Democratic minority declined to
attend to-day's conference and took their
j adjournment a Minneapolis until the next
; meeting of Congress, it is probable that
. Senator Kelson will not call another meet
ing until the return of Senator Flint, who,
| as the seventh Republican member, would
! make i quorum.
Statement of Republicans.
Following is the statement issued:
The hearings of the committee aft pro
ceedings •■■ months were ended 10 the
closing' days of the last session of Con
gress. There was no opportunity and no
attempt on the part of anybody to have
the committee meet for purposes of con
sultation upon the evidence or to report
its findings to Congress prior to the ad
journment of the session Under the cir
cumstances that course was manifestly
impossible
The '*ornmi t t e e is the creature of a spe
cial act of Congress which rixed the num
■•■■ of Its members at. twelve, sis Senators
appointed by the Vice- President and six
r Representatives ejected by the House The
an carefully defined the powers and juris
diction of the committee .•■.,-• contained 3
mandate that it should report Its findings
i and conclusions to this Congress.
A gr<>at mass of testimony has be^n
! taken, making a direct and collateral ree
[ crd of nbout seven thousand closely writ
ten agat The issues involved were full
Of moment to the cause of pure administra
tion, to ■ ... -ration of our natural
resources, to the interests of the govern
ment - and to the reputation? of
borne of its present and former officers
Ilia work, therefore, of deliberation and
decision was of _-■ '_ importance as well
of great difficulty. the committee deter
'• mined to devote some of the time during
j the -.--.-.-. of Concres to this work and
decided to meet in Minneapolis on Septem
ber 5.'
The day of the me^tinc found the mem]
] hership widely scattered. and only seven
:of the twelve member? present. Three
j others members were del lined by brief but
j peremptory eng&cements. Senator Flint
I was in Europe, and Senator Hoot on the
I sea returning from irguinß a case for the
j government before the Hague tribunal.
' I"pon reassembling two days later, eight
j gentlemen were present and two more
' were reported on the way.
1 The eighth member to appear happened
1 to be a Democrat, and the members of that
party found themselves in temporary con
! trol." and promptly proceeded to turn the
circumstance to what seemed to them a
| party advantage. Tn advance of any con-
I i-ultation whatever upon the evidence,
which never had been weighed and dis
cussed in committee, they demanded the
passage of resolutions of the most sweep
ing character, formally finding Secretary
Ballir.ger guilty not merely of charges
that had been made, but of charges that
had only been Implied and of things which
never have been charged, but which per
son? appearing at the hearing had alleged
against him.
Protest Against Verdict.
Other members of the committee present
protested against such proceedings, which
would dispose of the case in the absence of
four of the twelve members, making it pos-
I sible for a minority of the committee to
j rind th« committee verdict, and this. too,
without any consultation or discussion.
But the partisan political end to be
gained by the Democratic minority became
all the more urgent in proportion as the
railway trains bearing other members of
the committee were approaching Minne
apolis. The minority refused even to take
a recess, and the other members, protect
ing against the evident determination to
take a snap judgment by a minority in the
ah.spir-e of a third of the whole tribunal,
and declining to bear any responsibility for
thus converting the Investigation into a
travesty, and for a violation of the funda
mental principle which should govern the
proceedings, withdrew from the meeting,
and thus deprived the Democrats of tlieir
temporary control of the committee.
The meeting bein:r left without •■ quorum.
any attempted decision of the case would
have no move validity than would 1 ik* 1 ac
tion of a similar number of men collected
at random in the streets, but the spectacle
•was presented of five gentlemen out of tri
bunal of twelve created by the Congress of
th« United States, assuming to act a? the
tribunal itself.
! These five gentlemen continued their pro
I canines .... according to the worst
methods of ward politico, and. after pre
terdinc to adopt a report of eighty -nine
pg^><: which they brought to the m^etine
already prepared, and which was never the
subject of consideration or discussion, or
even reqd in committee, they nave it to the
rjotvopaper?. although the law required it to
he rendered to Congress: and they com
pleted their perversion of the purpose of
the- meeting by adjournintr to December 3,
so as to forestall, if possible, any action
or consideration or discussion of evidence
by the committee in the mean time, and
by solemn vote they graciously extended
to the majority the leave to file a minority
report.
Action Wholly Lawless.
It does not need to be said that such action
in both form and substance is wholly law
less and it leaves it entirely unnecessary
to ask what sort of justice any public ser
vant could look for whose character was
on trial in such a proceeding: in the ex
citement of a political campaign. If there
is ariy relation between lawless methods
and the character of the results which
they accomplish this so-called verdict con
demns its authors ,•••■•■■• official
under investigation.
This action of the minority in no way
..... us from our responsibility under
the law. The duties which have devolved
upon us by the law ere not at all of our
own seeking, and they nave proved labo
rious* and sometimes disagreeable duties.
But we conceive that we are mill hound
to follow an orderly procedure and, indeed,
Ihe on!y procedure thai is open under the
law. It i? Incumbent on tv to sift the
great mass of evidence and to attempt to
reach and render a just verdict.
Every effort was made to induce the
minority members to auree to a meeting
on some early day at Minneapolis or Chi
cago, as might suit their convenience, but
•■... The chairman called the
present meeting. The members whoso
names are herein attached iiave spent the
day reviewing the casi. but, being without
a ram. are powerless to act and have
adjourned subject to the call of in- chair
man.
The report of the committee cannot be
made until December 5, when ■■■■-•
tneetfc-, and the meeting called for Septem
ber 5 was lor the purpose of considering
and discussing what the report, to Le made
three months thereafter, nhould be. There
was. therefore, no haste or pressure for
time. The acts of the Democratic minority
in taking temporary advantage of the de
lay at some members in reaching the meet
ins was an effort to substitute a prear
ranged .-;... for the orderly delibera
tion.- and discussions which the duty of the
committee requires.
The. pretended adoption of a report by
a political minority and its publication, as
if it were the. report of a committee, ex
hibited a willingness to sacrifice the rights
and injure the reputation of the officers ■
investigated in order to obtain a supposed
party advantage In the pending political
campaign. We cannot reconcile such a
coins.* with our »ens« of justice and of j
our duty. SITE NELSON,
GEORGE! SUTHERLAND.
EUHU ROOT.
SAMUEL TV. M«ALL
MARTIN X OLMSTED
EDWIN DENBY.
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBrVE. WEDNESDAY, SKPTKMBKIT 14. lttLO.
MR. BALLINGER JUSTIFIED
Assignment of Glavis to Oregon
Cases Made Victory Possible.
[From Trie Tribune Bureau. 1
Washington, Sept. 13.— There was joy at
the Interior Department to-day when a
mi mil was received from Portland. Ore.,
that the government had won a decisive
victory in thirty-seven of the so-called C-
A. Smith cases. These cases were more or
less involved in the Ballinger-Pinchct con
troversy, and it is interesting to note that
the decision regarding them was handed
down by the- United States court at Port
land on the very day that the majority
members of the Ballinger-Plnchot commis
sion met in Chicago to formulate a report,
One of the principal complaints made to
President Taft by Loots R. (ilavis. the chief
accuser of Secretary Ballinger and the
ether officials of the Interior Department,
was that he had been ordered to discon
tinue his investigations of Alaska coal
cases, and assigned to work in Oregon. The
purpose of this change was to make it <:
pear that the officials of the Interior De
partment were seeking, by the transfer of
Glavis. to promote the patenting of fraudu
lent coal claims in Alaska. Frequently in
the hearings reference was made to the
telegram sent by Commissioner Dennett, of
the General Land Office, to Glavis, on May
2. 868, directing him to discontinue his
Alaska investigations and assign all- spe
cial agents to Oregon cases.
Mr. Dennett gave an explanation of this
telegram, which apparently satisfied a ma
jority of the committee. He said that at
the time the telegram was sent certain al
leged fraudulent timber cases in Oregon
demanded immediate attention in order to
prevent the statute of limitations termi
nating the government's case. This was
not true as to the Alaska coal lands, which
cculd wait.
The appropriation made by Congress
being practically exhausted, it. was deemed
advisable to assign Mr. Glavls to work
which could not be postponed. The govern
ment Bled its bill against the C A. Smith
entries on May 25, 1888, which was about
ten day prior to the date when the cases
would lapse under the statute of limita
tions.
The decision handed down to-day means
the restoration to the public domain of
about six thousand acres of the best tim
ber land on the Pacific Coast, which is
valued at upward of (560,400 An effort was
made to acquire this land under the timber
and stone act by means of dummy entry
men.
Another message received at the Interior
Department to-day, which greatly pleased
the officers of the government, came from
the Victor Coal Company. This concern an
nounced that it had decided to relinquish
to the United States more than two thou
sand acres of coa-l lands in Colorado. For
Feme time the Interior Department has
bee making an investigation of the hold
ings of this coal company.
It was found that an attempt had been
mad» to a'-quir" valuable coal lands by
mean? of »crip location The law author
ize? the acquirement of agricultural lands
by means of scrip, but does not permit
mineral lands to ho obtained in this way.
Proceedings were instituted by the govern
--. — and now the coal company has come
to tern by surrendering the land to the
United Stat< - Ft is estimated thai the
land relinquished Is worth upward of
J£fVt,<Wl.
WEMPLE INTENDS TO RETIRE
Ex-Senator Will Give Up Schen
ectady Leadership. It Is Said.
-<-X=raph tn The Tribune. |
Schen< ' • v V . Sept. 1 3. — Ex-Senator
William w Wempie, wh>. of the
anti-Hug a to-day admitted his
E reltnq lishing I -» •i^pubiican
countj' chairmanship, which was won at
r • : ■ - ■ .i _ ■ • ■ • Van
Voasl machine here was smashed W< :
it is said, realizes the utter impossibility of
••-■ ■ ght here against Roosevelt
■ • -
3< • " ' •' "old guard" standard is ready to
make wa- for another leader.
Mr. Wemple when . to-da Imitted
bis intention of retiring. He would neither
deny nor affirm The report that. S enecta
(■"mini ■ ■' : ■ •■• " •. kid guard" a 1
Saratoga Spi og that the sit
ad not yet crystallized He w
prediction of William
Barnes, r •• ided it in his tal e ol
eieg
EEICHMANN HAS NEW PLAN
Would Make Possession of Short
Weight Articles a Misdemeanor.
Sepi As a result of his
sade against false weights and measures,
ri tei ■ : mann of tl c state De
partment of Weig Measures favors
making a misdemeanor the possession, 'nr
pose of sale, anj - >und to
reign 1 te purpos
rence of perso - interested with a
9 I ■ - _ • •- ciue ition.
QUALEY GETS TIME EXTENDED
Another Week Allowed to Redeem
Fart of Stoneaerc Plaster Company.
TBy Telegraph to Th» Triton* 1
Trenton. X J., Sept. —With the con
sent if both side« in the litigation, Vice-
Chai^cellnr Walker siened an order to-day
extending for another week the time within
which John A. Qua ley and the other stock
holders of the Stoneage Plaster Company
may redeem a portion of the Newark
•.•lain. At Sheriff's sale Clarence P. Brown
ing bought the property for J25.000.
Counsel for Mr. Browning placed some
reliance in statements that a considerable
Bum has been raised toward the redemption
of the plant, which Qualey insists can be
accomplished if he is given a little mor*
time. Under a stipulation entered into
some weeks ago Mr. Browning may Insist
upon confirmation of the sale, if he de
sires.
TO FIGHT BREAD WEIGHT LAWS
Master Baker? Will Carry Cases to the
U. S. Supreme Court if Necessary.
Baltimore. Sept U.— The thirteenth an
'invention of the National Associ
ation of Master Bakers opened here to-day
The executive committee reported tnat the
association Is prepared to carry the fight
on the enactment of a : l bread v.Hk! i ■■• ■-
■ip to ■ S • ■ ■ ■ ourt of the i'mted
-
This action on the part .if the executive
committee was brought about by the pas
sage Borne months ago of ■ law in Illinois
requiring brf-ad ...... to be of certain
•v. Igni sixteen ounces. The State Baker* 1
Association fought the law in the Chicago
courts, which ruled it unconstitutional. Th«
Supreme Court of Illinois, however, on ap
peal by the city, decided the law to be
constitutional «nd reversed the decision
of the lower court.
TAMPA CIGAR TRADE STOPS
Twelve Thousand Workers Have Been
on Strike for Nine Weeks.
Tampa, '■'!"•• Sept. 13.— With twelve thou
sand cigar worker?, who have been on a
strike for nine weeks, still out and an in.
creasing disposition on the part of tha
strikers to create disorders, the clear
Havana cigar industry of this city- 13
paralyzed. It seems further from seitle
ni'-m now thai! it h^s b»rn ut auy uzno
uas.e the stride commenced. -j
RESUBMIT PROHIBITION?
Democrats Carry Both Branches
of Maine Legislature.
MR. HINDS IS ELECTED
Guernsey and Hanson Botlt Claim
the 4th Congress District —
Plaisted Wins by 8,732.
Portland. Me., Sept 13. — Complete re
turns of the vote for Senators and Repre
sentative? in The state election yesterday
gave the Democrats substantial majorities
in both branches of the Maine legislature,
which, at the beginning of the year, will
elect a United States Senator to succeed
Eugene Hale, a Secretary, of State. State
Treasurer, Attorney General and Commis
sioner of Agriculture.
The new ksistqtive br>dv aljin will he
called on probably to carry eat th» declara
tiona "f the Democratic party platforms of
recent years and resabmit to the people the
liquor prohibitory amendment to the con
stitution and to repeal the Sturgis liquor
law enforcement act.
According to the unofficial complete re
turns, the Legislature will have a Demo
cratic majority of 36 on joint ballot. The
Senate will consist of 21 Democrats and 10
Republicans, while the House will have SS
Democrats and 63 Republican members. The
last Legislature consisted of 122 Republi
cans and 60 Democrats, the Republicans
having a majority of 15 in the Senate and
47 in the House.
Practically complete returns to-night on
the vote of the state for Governor gave
Colonel Frederick W. Plaisted (Dem.), 73.
644 and Governor Bert M. Fernald (Rep. >,
64. H1 2. a plurality for Colonel Plaisted of
5.T32. a? against a plurality of S.o6* for
Governor William T. Cobb (Rep.) four
rears ago. The total vote of the two lead
ing parties yesterday was 135.555. Four
years ago it was 130,730.
Doubt still existed to-night regarding the
result in the 4th Congress District. Con
gressman Frank E. Guernsey, of Dover,
the Republican candidate, and George M.
Hansen (Dem.), of Calais, each claiming
victory by a small plurality. In the Ist
District Asher C. Hinds (Rep.) is elected
by a plurality of r,C4 over William
H. Pennell (Dem.), and will occupy the
-• •• in Congress once held by Thomas B.
Reed. The 2d and 3d districts will have
Democratic Congressmen, as was shown
by the returns last night, D J. McGilli
cuddy, of Lewistcn, succeeding Congress
man John P. Swasey < Rep. i in the dis
trict whic_h kelson Dingley, of Dingiev
tariff fame, formerly represented, while
Samuel W. Gould, of Skowhegan. will be
the successor to Congressman Edwin < '.
Burleigh (Rep), who has represented the
3d District for the last eighteen years in
Congress.
BRYAN CALLS IT REVOLT
Congressman Clark Expects
Working- Majority in Next House.
Lincoln, Neb., Sept 13.— Regard the
result of the Maine election. William J.
Bryan said to-day:
T am very much pleased to learn of the
Democratic victory in Maine. The fact
that we elected two out of four Congress
men as well as Governor and Legislature
gives it a national significance which it
would not have if it were merely a victory
for state officers.
Taken with the returns from Vermont, it
indicates that the revolt against the Re
publican party is a.< pronounced in the
East as in the West, and would seem to
make it certain that there will be a Demo
cratic majority in the next Congress.
Jefferson City, M->.. Sept. 13.— Congress-
Champ i "lark. Democratic leader in
the House of Representatives, was pleased
last night when he heard the news from
Maine.
"The news from Maine should give heart
and hope to every Democrat and to every
lover of good government betwixt two
seas." said Mr. Clark.
"Taken in connection with the Demo
cratic victories for ( 'ongressmen in the fith
iri District, the 14th Massacl
Distrii r ami the Rochester district
\>\v Fork, and also in connection with the i
targe reduction in the Republican majority !
in Vermont, it in< sweeping Demo
<;-ari<; victory throughout th< countrj' The
ations are that we will have a good
working majority in • [ouse and also
cn;r. or seven Senators.*'
The entire huge edition of the
first Mid -Month Number of
The Ladies' Home Journal
is exhausted. We have not
a copy left — three days after
publication.
150,000 HAD 10 WALK
rnntinnrd tram flr«t pocf.
me .debris from the burning tower
■a used a stoppage e\en of the trolley
>ars. Tiiis intorruption to the service
lasted half an hour, and during that
time ten." of thousand? of people walked
the mile or so over the bridge to Brook
lyn. They invaded not only the foot
path in the centre of the hrtdffp but also
the vehicle roads on either side, where
the trolleys run.
The elevated trains which cleared the
east end of- the bridge terminal before
the outbreak of the electric trouble
reached Brooklyn. The trains which
left Brooklyn at the same time, how
ever, were held up out on the bridge.
Instead of stopping- the trains from pet
ting on the bridge the starters at the
Brooklyn end of the bridge let them
come on. There was a block of seven or
tight trains on the bridge, with an aver
age of from five to six hundred persons
> n rach train. After waiting half an
hour or more, during- which the guards
and motormen, though they knew what
caused the delay, did not enlighten the
passengers, efforts were made to unload
the crowds coming toward Manhattan.
Boards were placed between the plat
forms and the roadways along which
the trolley cars were stalled. On these
the passengers who were coming over
on the elevated trains had to make their
way as best they could and walk the
rest of the way to Manhattan.
After the fire had been under way for
nearly half an hour, the elevated trains
were held up before reaching th» Brook
lyn end of the bridge. One man stood
< n the train platform with transfers for
the thousands of passengers. As a re
sult, only a small proportion of the pas
sengers were able to get transfers, and
the great bulk had to go down to the
surface and take a chance at the trolley
cars. The majority after paying a new
fare and riding a hundred yards on the
trolley cars were invited to walk across
the bridge, or wait an indefinite time
until the trouble had ceased. They
walked.
Service Resumed in Evening,
John Dempsey, superintendent of the
Brooklyn Rapid Transit service, was at.
the Montague street office, when the
trouble started. He immediately made
arrangements to use the hand switches
• n the Manhattan terminal of the road.
As soon as the fire was extinguished
from all the woodwork and roof in the
\icinity of the switch tower, the power
was turned on anew It was impossible
to use the compressed air switches, which
are controlled by electricity, so the old
fashioned hand switches were called into
requisition. »nd the service was resumed
in the evening in time to allow those
desirous nt attending the Mardi Gras
• <-|ebratinn at. Coney Island to get down
before it was altogether too late for
the fun.
The a tual iamage to vrn-prrt- st th°
i.rid^e terminal slight, but the loss
to the Brooklyn Rapid Transit in fares
;:nd in d>'!,i-. -; of service will probabl]
figure men. The trolley cara bound
to Brooklyn did an extraordinarily large
;>:i?in o s3 whil«» they ran. b'lt the inter
raption interfered seriously with their
n i eipts. When they resumed aft^r a
half an hour's interruption, they had
more than they could accommodate until
the elevated service was resumed.
Trt!> crowds gathered on the platforms
to t;ik" train- to Brooklyn were terrified
by the outbreaks of electrical tire at
various points when the trouble started.
The police had all they could d<- to keep
order when the rushing down the stair
ways to reach the street began, while
those who sought to go upstairs to get
trains growled and showed no little an
noyance at being turned back. The dis
appointed ones turned in such numbers
to the subway that the platforms at the
Brooklyn Bridge subway station w,-rt
irge enough to hold them, and the '
service was almost demoralized by the
unexpected rush for Brooklyn.
Entirely
Exhausted
The Curtis Publishing Company
DISTURB 'LfTERARY CALM
Politicians Invade Sanctum of
Busy Contributing Editor.
VISITORS DO THE TALKING
"Nothing to Say." at any Rate.
Mr. Roosevelt's Chief Reply
to Reporters.
Mr Roosevelt drove his car In from
Oyster Bay yesterday morning and spent
the day at his desk at the office of "The
Outlook." Although he said he expected
to be "steeped in literary calm." he found
time durinar the day to receive several call
ers, with whom he talked politics.
Congressman W. W. Cocks, who repre
sents the Oyster Pay district, had en
hour's conference with Mr Roosevelt. Mi
Cocks said afterward that he had dis
cussed phases of the state situation with
the ex-President. He went to Syracuse
later in the day, and said he Intended to
"reconnoitre" In that district until Satur
day, when he would meet Mr. Roosevelt
again in Syracuse at the «tat<» fair. M-
Cocks said he was pleased with the re
ports from upstate in regard to the out
look for delegates who would support Mr.
Roosevelt for temporary chairman of the
Saratoga convention
Congressman Hamilton Fish, of Putnam
County, called on Mr. Roosevelt. They
talked for half an hour. Asked what the
nature of their talk had been, Mr. Roose
velt said:
' T '-annot say anythinK about it— nnt a
word."
Mr. Fish was equally r»ticerst. H» hag
been mentioned as a possible Progressive
candidate for Governor, and it Is under
stood Mr. Roosevelt would look upon his
nomination with favor.
Other caller!? at "The Outlook" onV«
wore General George B. Loud, of IMs city,
and Frederic J. Paxon. president of the
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, who said
that he had talked with Mr. Roosevelt
about the speech be expects to makr in
Atlanta on his Southern trip. Mr. Roop*
velt will make an eight-day tour in the
Sooth, leaving here on October 8. He
spent much of his time yesterday endeav
oring to catch up with his editorial duties,
which had been interrupted by the trip
through the West.
Lloyd C. Griscom. president of the Re
publican County Committee, was expected
to call at "The Outlook" office yesterday,
but the attention which be was giving to
the primary elections dM nor afford him
the tim». it was said. Mr. Roosevelt inti
mated that he might -«>» Mr. Griseom for
a few- minutes' talk after : -" left "The
Outlook" office.
"I may stop and see a coup!» of men
for a few minutes -when I start for Oyster
Bay, hut we will have nothing to say of
importance, and it isn't worth % " ° to tell
th«* names." Mr. Roosevelt said.
Mr. Roosevplt was not inclined yester
day to comment on the Maine election.
Asked to express himself on the subject,
he simply smiled and said: "Nothing to
say.** He l«*ft his office in his automo
bile to return to Oyster Bay at 4:30 p. m.
COURT DISTRUSTS DETECTIVE
Fears Plan to Save Two Prisrmers
Whom He Believes Guilty.
Judge Ro*alsky in General Sessions di
; rected Assistant District Attorney Jaebby
yesterday to investigate the conduct of
Detective Arthur Nelson, who arrestrd John
Kane an 1 William Dunn on an indictment
charging them with bin? Patrick White,
a theatrical agent, of jewelry valued at
$V*>. Incidentally he censured Nelson for
1 railing to remember matters to which he
had testified in the magistrate's court when
Kane and Dunn were held, and he also i
directed the Jury which was trying the case j
to acquit born men.
White, the complaining witness, also |
came in for a. share of the court's censure j
because or" a lapse of memory that helped I
the case of the prisoners. He identified the j
men when they were arraigned in the mag- j
istrate's court, but railed to do so yesterday
when he took the witness stand.
Nelson sai<i before the magistrate that he i
saw one of the accused men pass some) ;
to the other, who ran away, but yesterday •
he said that he did not remember seeing !
anything passed or anybody running- away. !
"It looks to me as if an attempt has been !
made here to save two men whom I believe '
to be guilty," said Judge Rosalsky.
.ludge Rosalsky al.- - c commented on the j
fact that Herman A. Kotch, a chauffeur, J
who. it was alleged, saw the robbery, was. j
not produced by Detective Nelson. I
Philadelphia
MEAT PACKERS BAILED
Seven of Ten Men Indicted Re
leased in $30,000 Each.
ALL GAVE PERSONAL BONDS
Two of the Men Not in Court
Are Absent from Chicago and
the Third Is HI.
Chicago. .~»r' I.T.— Seven of tha -•" of
ficers of Chicago nrat parkin? companies
indicted yesterday by a federal grand Jury
for violation of the Sherman anti-trust
law appeared in the. federal court to-day
and save bond for their aopearanc!*. Eacrt
defendant was obliged to furnish I -••
bonds for fJJkMi »a«h.
The thr»« m»n who failed to furnish bail
are Louis F. Swift, pr-sident .-» =-»•♦<.
Co.. who i." in Europe; Thomas J. Connors,
superintendent of Armour & Co.. "who is
now returning — Europ*. and Francis
A. Fowler, department manager of S-»lft
& Co.. who is il?.
Ju.i?» Landis at. the --• — «-«sieTi of
court -.-»,; bench warrants !«sn»<i tor
the defendanr?. bat, after attorneys ajgj
the absentee* expi^in»d why they fad fi *-'
to appear in court. rh<» ord»r was recalled.
The warrants were not Issned.
The packing company officer? ar>p*arsd 1t»
court with their attorney?. All refused --,
discuss tb» indictments. All :i; m rersr?r;al
bonds, sizneci by men who o r v-n«d r»?!
estate in Cook County. Surety companr
bond? 5 were refused in similar cases by
Judge Landis a (go ago.
The- next step tn th« rase wilt b« a motion
by zovemment attorneys that th» paek B rs
enter a plea. TYh»n this win be done has
not yet been decided.
BURGLARS STRiP A HOME
Professor Returns After Summer
to Find House Empty.
Professor J. M. Soure?. of •'->• Commer
cial Hlsh School, of Brooklyn, found on
returning with hi» family to theft- home.
No. !*•!» Avenue J- Flatbush. after their
summer vacation, that in their absence al
most everything movable in their hous*
had been removed.
It was dark when they reached the hous*.
Mrs. Soures was the first to enter. Her cry
of astonishment warn soon taken up by the
others. A search of the house showed that
every room had been ransacked. A broken
cellar window showed how the burglars
gained an entrance into the house.
Mr Soon thinks tliat they must hay«
used a wagon to carry off the loot. Before
going away, however, the family took tks
precaution of putting the jewelry and,
silverware in a safety depostt vault.
Household utensils and even beds and bed
din? were taken.
NOMINATED FOR CONGRESS.
Sixth Mississippi District— B. P. Harrison.
Democrat.
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