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Xi = HUMBERTS ALL FOUND GDILTY Madame Therese Provides Sensation* al Climax to Trial of the Hum fi bert Case in Paris. Declares the Missing andApocryphal Millionaire Crawford Is Really M. Regnier, Tne Identical Man Who Acted as , Intermediary at the Sur- [ render of Metz. . ' Paris, Aug. 22.In the course of a speech In court to-day Madam Therese Humbert announced that the real name of Crawford was Regnier and that he was the intermediary between Prince Bis marck and Marshal Bazaine at the time of the surrender of Metz. The expectation that to-day would bring the conclusion of the Humbert trial renewed Intense public interest In the case. The courtroom was again crowded. Among the throng were a number of American lawyers and tourists who se cured favored places thru the efforts of the United States embassy. The prisoners maintained their usual outward aspect of calm. Madame Hum bert walked In haughtily and surveyed the crowd wjth a scornful air. Dr. Flo quet, who examined the prisoner before she came hito court found her to be in good health and showing no signs of nervous breakdown under the strain of the culmination of the trial. Advocate Hess addressed the court at length in defense of Romain d'Auragnac, pointing out his brotherly devotion thru out the trials to his sister, Mme. Hum bert. Counsel severely criticised the dec laration of Mr. Patenotre, the former French ambassador at Madrid that he did not know Madame Humbert and Invited the jury to request the presiding judge to give them certain private letters in one of which M. Hess asserted M. Patenotre .thanked Mme. Humbert for adornments which sh . 1 i i hadcourtroo sent him for his 1 Outsidee the m the publisalon. c every where awaited the verdict and discussed the prospects. At the conclusion of the pleading Mme. Humbert arose, amid an intense hush thruout the courtroom, to make her promised revelations. She seemed to be laboring under a great effort and paused after her first emphatic state ment that the Crawfords and the millions existed. Then she began formally: Mme. Therese Speaks. Gentlemen of the Jury: When I wanted the address of M. Crawford he answered: 'You cannot know me. I am not called Crawford. I am not known by that name. " 'Then what name?' I asked. "He replied, 'My fortune was made dur ing the war of 1870 by Investments of rentes which were then very low and a large quantity was bought here.' " Madame Humbert paused again lengthi ly, and then continued: "His name is Regenl&r, the intermedi ary BWWreu k*w*Ho.l Baito and tho .Germans. I had already transacted busi ness with, one Regnier, who Appeared to me to be a mysterious personage and who said to me: " "Be careful, madame, not to confuse me with the notorious Regnier.* "That is how I suddenly learned Craw ford's name. I never told my husband. I swear on my daughter's head. This is" the first time he hears the name." Addressing the presiding Judge, Madame Humbert went on, exclaiming: "What I .say is true. The Crawfords exist, the fortune exists, and I, Madame Humbert,, will bring actions against the Craw fords," Turning to the Jury again, Madame Humbert said: "Gentlemen, I will not say any more. It is enough to tell ^ou that the fortune exists and that I never cheated any one. Now you have the whole Humbert case and the whole Craw ford case." All the members o. the Humbert family were found guilty. The court sentenced Mme. Humbert and her husband each to five years' imprison ment and to 100 francs fine. Bmile d'Aurignac was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment. Romain d'Aurginao was sentenced to three years 'imprison ment. h SOUTH IS GROWING FAST It Will Outdistance North if Present Rate Continues. "Washington, Aug. 22.The census bureau has published In a bulletin, a dis cussion of the lnorease of the population In the United States as shown by the census of 3900. The principal results of the study of these figures are summar ized as follows: The increase in the population of con tinental United States, that is, the United States exclusive of Alaska and the re cent insular accessions, is 13,046,961, or 20.7 per cent. Only one country, Argen tina, has shown by the most recent fig ures a more rapid rate of growth. Among the Ave main divisions of con tinental United States the highest rate of increase Is found in the western divis ion and the lowest rate in the north cen tral. In the decade from 1890 to 1900, for the first time in our national history, the southern states increased faster than the northern. Bast of the Mississippi, how ever, the northern states as a group have grown in the last ten years somewhat more rapidly than the southern but west of that river the southern states have in- , creased almost two and one-half times as rapidly as the northern, and it is this fact which makes the growth of the south as a whole exceed that, of the north. The region west of the Mississippi river is still Increasing faster than east of it, but the difference between the rates of growth In the two regions, during 1890 to 1900, was little more than one-fifth of What it was from 1880 to 1890. h h i t " * s. OLD COUNTERFEITER CAUGHT Has Been in the Business for Fifty Years. San Francisco, Aug. 22.-United States secret service' agents have secured the conviction In the United States district court of two out of a gang of counter feiters recently arrested, both prisoners pleading guilty. One of them is Qeorge Brown, alias R. R. Lamber, who has been engaged in counterfeiting for the greater part of fifty years past, having been jailed repeatedly for this offe'nse. He is now 80 years of age and it is not probable that he will live to complete the term of imprisonment to which he will now be sentenced. , He is at present In a hospital here under guard. The rest of the men on trial are Greeks under indict ment for conspiring to make counterfeit $5 and $10 coins. A stalk of Indian corn uses up 31 pounds I * water during l u season, - - pf e^ - I. T. SCANDALS TO BE PROBED Believed.That Roosevelt Will Name His Own Special Commissioner to Do It. Either He or Congress Must Deal With the Members of the Dawes Commission. New York Tribune Shows That Sec retary Hitchcook's Attitude , Has Been Correct. From The Journal Bureau, Boom 45, Post Build ing, Washington. Washington, Aug. 22.It is entirely probable that President Roosevelt will ap point a special commissioner or commis sioners to investigate the condition in In dian territory. The president will take personal charge of it because the members of the Dawes commission #re his ap pointees, and Secretry Hitchcock natural ly feels a delicacy in taking any steps that will involve persons who, while nom inally under his jurisdiction, are really responsible to the president. The New York Tribune to-day said that evidence of the attitude of Secretary Hitchcock toward the officials mentioned in the Brosius report is furnished In the case of Guy P. Cobb, the heaviest stock holder in the Tribal Developments com pany, who was formerly an employe of the department in the Indian territory. He asked the department whether it would be incompatible with the public in terests for him to remain In the govern ment service and Invest in this concern. The secretary advised him that it would and he immediately resigned. The Tribune article says further: "With regard to other officials- men- tioned in the Brosius report, most of them are members of the Dawes commission, and only the president or congress can interrogate -with regard to their various enterprise. It is a matter of record, however, that some years ago Secretary Hitchcock brought to the attention of the president the delicacy of Tarns Bixby's po sition as chairman of the Dawes commis sion because of Mr. Bixby's varied inter- ests." In view of the different authorities in volved and the fact that a report from any subordinate of the department of the in terior would fail to carry with it the weight of one made by an interested out sider of known ability and probity, it Is .believed that President Roosevelt will promptly appoint such commissioner with authority to probe these scandals to the bottom and report directly to him. H. C. Stevens. MAY SUBMIT IT TO HAGDE CODRT It Is Hinted That the Canal Question Will Be Submitted , There. Colombia Said to Have Gone Too Far to Be Permitted to Back Out. From The Journal Bureau, Boom 45, Post Build ing, 'Washington. Washington, Aug. 22.While waiting for the republic of Colombia to make up its mind, Secretary Hay negotiated treaties with Nicaragua and Costa Rica for building a canal by that route. These treaties are completed so far as the ap proval of Nicaragua and Costa Rica are concerned they only await the signature of the secretary of state and the approv al of the United States senate. But there Is the difficulty. President Roosevelt hesitates to have the canal project again brought before congress. It was hard enough to get the senate's approval of the Spooner act. To fight the battle all over again, and that is what it would amount to if the treaties are sumbitted once more, would be to open up the whole controversy, and that would likely be the end of the canal for some years at any rate. President Roosevelt Is ardently in fa vor of the canal. He believes it should be built, and hoped to have its construc tion one of the achievements of his ad ministration. He has not become a par tlzan of either of the routes, believing that either is feasible, and that the im portant thing is make a choice and go to work. It is understood that the administra tion has not given up hope that the canal will be built at Panama. Without any jingo plan which depends upon a revolu tion, it is believed that there are still ways In which the canal can be built, and this without further consideration by our congress or the congress at Bogota. The state department is in possesion of al lthe facts relative to Inducements which have been held forth by Colombia to persuade the United States to build the canal, and it is strongly intimated by the department that the matter has gone too far already for the republic of Colombia to back out. Even the plea of constitutional impotency may not save a nation from the charge of playing fast and loose. It would not be surprising if some radical steps were taken in the near future by President Roosevelt, and this step might be the construction of the canal, and the reference of disputes to the arbitration court at The Hague. H. C. Stevens. BIG WARSHIP IS LAUNCHED Miss Coral Quay, Daughter of the Keystone Senator, Stands Spon sor for the "Pennsylvania." Launching Is Witnessed by State and. National Dignitaries and Naval Attaches. The New Ship Is a Most Formidable Addition to Uncle Sam's Navy. . SITES SELECTED Taylor's Choice in Chippewa Falls, Webster City and Mason City. "Hod" Taylor, assistant secretary of the treasury, to-day announced the selection of sites for public buildings in northwest ern cities as follows: Chippewa Falls, Wis., southeast corner of Bridge a*nd Co lumbus streets, $10,000 Webster City, Iowa, southwest corner First street and Walston avenue, $5,000 Mason City, Iowa, southwest corner of Fifth and Main streets, $8,000. Mr. Taylor had not made up his mind as to the selection of a site at Albert Lea, and will make a further examination of the papers in the case. He may not announce his decision In this case until next week. The jungle cub fad of the foolish Is very profitable to animal dealers, who re-acquire them after they have been half reared at perhaps a quarter the price at which they were sold. A dealer recently received a let ter, says Leslie's, from a lady who had bought a whelp lioness, which runs as fol lows: "Please come and taXe Kitty away, i 8b* hag eatea our Newfoundland dog." Philadelphia, Aug. 22.An occasion which will be memorable in the history of this state was provided to-day when the giant armored cruiser Pennsylvania, named by the daughter - of - the state's senior senator and political leader, was launched at the yards of the William Cramp Ship and Engine Building com pany. The maiden plunge of this formid able addition to the United States navy was witnessed,by one of the largest and most distinguished assemblages that has ever gathered at Cramps' ship yards. More favorable weather could not have been desired and the flag-bedecked sea- GREAT LABOR- i : CONSPIRACY Canadian Royals labor Commission Makes a Serious Charge Against American Organizations. Says They Conspired to "ITse" Cana dian Workmen to Destory Ca nadian Industries. All This, Says the Commission, Was Done in the Interest of Ameri can Competitors. Ottawa. Ont, Aug. 22.The royal labor commission appointed to investigate the industrial troubles in British Columbia has made a sensational report, in which it excoriates the United States labor leaders as unprincipled men, many of whom are both in the employ of the corporations and paid by the union workmen, and declares that all the great strikes of the past few years in Canada have been brought about for their personal aggrandizement. Spe cific instances are, given of labor bodies .which are secret, "political organizations, and which have no right to the term of labor union. Among these are mentioned the Western Federation of Miners, the Turkey Russia fighter, gliding down- the ways, greeted, by the acclamations of thousands of spectators and the shrill blasts of the myriad of river craft, presented an in spiring sight. Miss Quay Is Sponsor. Under the towering prow of the Penn sylvania was erected a heavy timber sup erstructure from which nearly 2,000 spe cially invited guests witnessed the launch ing. From the main stand rose a smaller platform upon which stood the christen ing party, including Miss Coral Quay, daughter of United States Senator Quay, and the ship's sponsor Senators Quay and Penrose, Governor Pennypacker, Mayor Weaver, Rear Admiral Sigsbee, United States navy Rear Admiral Mel ville, United States navy, retired Charles H. Cramp, Edwin S. Cramp apd a num ber of ladies. Naval Experts There. On the main stand were assembled prominent guests from Washington and Pennsylvania, the heads of various navy department bureaus. Captain Alexander Boutikoff, Russian naval attache Lieu tenant Commander I. Takashira, Japanese naval attache Cheklb Bey, Turkish min ister to the United States and Lieutenant Commander Sabrey Bey and Lieutenant All Bey of the Ottoman navy. After the launching the guests were en tertained at a luncheon. The Pennsylvania is provided with a twin screw, vertical, triple expansion en gines and boilers of the NIclause type which ~are required to develop a mean speed of twenty-two knots an hour for four hours. The engines are estimated to develop a collective indicated horse power of 23,000. The contract price for the hull and machinery of the warship is $3,780,000. OPERATIONS WERE FUTILE Surgeons Unable to Save Frank Mcllhatton's life., - New YorkJSun Speoial Service. Philadelphia, Aug. 22.Frank Mcllhatton, of 3107 North Bancroft chreet, who was in the Samaritan hospital after having under gone the peculiar operation of having a gold wall put in to reduce an aneurism of the great artery, is dead. McIIhatton was taken to the hospital about three weeks ago, suffering from an aneurism or dilation of theg reat artery, extending three inches above the breastbone. To re duce the swelling the physicians performed what is known in surgery as the Corridls operation. The breast was laid open and the large artery tied in order that the swelling might be reduced. The operation waB per formed successfully by Dr. Edmund Holmes. A subsequent operation was performed, when electricity was applied thru a coll of fine gold wire. The scond operation was satisfactory and for a tim the patient showed encouraging signs of improvement. The lat ter operation was performed again yester day, but failed to give the needed relief. Sawdust and other^mill waste Is now used , in paper making ia Ter*^. ^^^^^^^^^^ Defective Page INTERNAL TROUBLES | If I Wasn't Feeling So Bad Inside, Wouldn't He Catch It! United Brotherhood of Railway Employes and the American Labor union. It is speoiflcally charged that the strike of railway employes on the Canadian Pa cific railroad, which began in February last year, was brought about by the head quarters of the organization at San Fran cisco, while the strikes of the coal miners this year were due to another foreign or ganization, the Western Federation of Miners, with headqurters at Denver. With respect to the Canadian Pacific railway strike, it was established that the chief organizer in Canada of the United Brotherhood, while acting in this capacity, had sold his services, along with confidential letters received from the pres ident of the order, to the railway compa ny, and had acted as one of their secret service men, while he still continued to be the chief executive officer of the order for the dominion. George Estes, presi dent of the order, exercised an all but complete control over the movement of the striking forces and directed the entire strike. The report details at length attempts to tie up the steamship service of the Canadian Pacific railway on the Pacific and the Kootenai lakes, to bring about a stoppage in the suipply of coal and to ef fect a gigantic boycott in oonnection with the products of all concerns which even remotely might be brought into business connection with the Canadian Pacific rail way, In* the Interests of American rail ways and combines. PARKS IS FOUND GUILT! Jury Declares the New York Labor Leader to e Guilty of . Extortion. New Tork, Aug. &2.Samuel J. Parks, the labor leader, who has been on trial for several days charged with extortion in demanding and receiving money from various employers under threat that he would call strikes, was found guilty last night. The Jury was, out about four hours. The penalty for the offense of which Parks was convlctejl is Imprisonment for not more than five years. ' ' COLLIDED HEAD-ON Two Engines and Twelve Cars on the C, B. & u. Demolished. La Crosse, WiStj-fAug. 22.As a result of an operator's failure to deliver orders to a passing freight train at Wyalusing, ner-Prairie du Chiei, two freight trains on the Burlington collided head-on near there, demolishing bth engines and tele scoping twelve cars. The crews, except one fireman, who i as slightly Injured, * escaped by jumpta*. \ RELIANCE,WIN S FIRST ONE IN HOLLO W STYLE FINE TIMBER BURNS Four or Five Fires Are Causing Im mense Losses in Portions of Montana. Heavy Smoke Floats Over Butte City From the Scenes of the Con flagrations. Special to The Journal. Butte, Mont., Aug. 22.Northwest ot Anaconda in the vicinity of the famous Blue Eyed Nellie mine, there is raging one of the largest forest fires yet experienced in the timber lands in this section. The Are has been burning since Thursday morning and is increasing apparently and rapidly consuming some of the finest tim ber In this section. Heavy smoke can be seen in Butte from timber fires in Nine Mile canyon, fifteen miles from the city. In the Bitter Root country two fires are sweeping the heaviest timbered district in western Montana, Unless heavy rain soon falls the damage will run into thou sands of dollars. Herman Hahn, a brick mason, after writing a message to his wife In Ana conda, asking her forgiveness for his com mitting suicide, swallowed several mouth fuls of carbolic acid and expired. A few nights ago he lost about $200 over the gambling table and despondency over this is supposed to have prompted his rash act. ELKS IN A WRECK Many Hilled and One Hundred In- - jured in an Accident, on the N. P. Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 22.Word has been received that the Elks' special train from Portland to Olympia has _ been wrecked between Chehalis and Napavine on the Northern Pacific railway. Seven cars were ditched and it is re ported many were killed and injured. A late private telegram says that at least ,100 were Injured and many killed. During the last fiscal year one in every 401 railway employes was killed and one In every 24 injured. In Spanking 15 Knot Breeze the American De- fender Shows Great Superiority. Beating Fifteen Miles to Windward She Rounded the Outer Mark Three. Minutes and Eighteen Seconds Ahead of Sir Thomas Upton's Boat Gallops Home Before the Wind, Increasing Her Lead With Every Mile. &.. CAPTAIN BARR. Who Sails the Defender Reliance. THE WINDWARD RACE TO THE OUTER MARK Started Reliance ahead of Shamrock on windward work 3 min. 18 seo. THE HOMEWARD LEG (Unofficial) Elapsed Filled Away. Finish Reliance 1:55:14 3:12:10 Shamrock.... 1:58:30 3:24:15 M. Reliance beat Shamrock on last leg to leeward 8 minutes and 49 seconds. Reliance beat Shamrock on race, actual time, 12 minutes, 7 seconds, corrected time 10 minutes, 19 seconds. Story In Bulletin Form. 11:46 p. m.The start: Shamrock, 11:45:19 Reliance, 11:45:21. 12:02 p. m.Reliance seems to be slow ly but surely drawing up on Shamrock. 12:05Race a very close one, both boats holding still to the southward on the starboard tack. They have sailed two miles of the course and Shamrock still leading, altho Reliance is close up. 12:30 p.m. Shamrock is in the wind .ward position and nearer the mark. 12:44 p. m.Shamrock has just tacked to starboard right under Reliance's port bow and the race is still very close. Re liance tacked to starboard a short time previously. 12:46 p .m.Reliance is gradually pull ing to windward and cutting off Sham rock's wind. Reliance Passes Shamrock. 1:10 p. m.Reliance has overhauled and passed Shamrock and is in the windward position. 1:15 p. m.It looks from the Highlands as if Reliance was leading by three eighths of a mile. 1:20 p. m.Reliance is leading by nearly a quarter of a mile, one-eighth mile to windward. 1:25 p. m.During last ten minutes Re liance's gains-have been continuous and it looks as if she was more than half mile ahead, 1:3$ p m.Shamrock has gone on the starboard tack. ., ._ ,. . rthe committee to change the mark-to the 1:45 p. m.Reliance went on the star- neighborhood of the Scotland lightship and board tack at 1:39 but again tacked to port at 1:43 1:46 p. m.Both yachts are heading on port tack inshore 1% miles from the outer mark, Reliance half mile in lead. 1:53 p. m.Reliance is within half mile of the outer mark, leading by about three quarters of a mile. 1:56 p. m.Reliance turned the outer mark at 1:55:14. Reliance Three Minutes Ahead. 2 p. m.Shamrock turned the outer mark at 1:58:30 (official). Reliance sailed the windward leg in 2:09:53. Shamrock covered the distance in 2:13:13. Reliance beat Shamrock in the fifteen-mile beat to windward 3 minutes and 20 seconds. 2:13 p. m.The boats have sailed four miles of the distance toward the finish and Reliance is leading by almost a mile and has the race apparently well in hand. Shamrock has now succeeded in getting up her balloon jib topsail. 2:25 p. m.Reliance continues to draw away from Shamrock and now leads by a mile and a quarter. A Clean Win for Reliance. 2:30 p. m.Reliance has a lead of five minutes. Barring accidents she should win from 6 to 8-minutes. 2:50 p. m.The yachts are about five miles from the finish, Reliance leading by a mile and a quarter. 2:53 p. m.The yachts are now within three miles of the finish, Shamrock has just been timed as 3 minutes and 40 seconds behind Reliance. Reliance Wins. . 3:13 p. m.Reliance crosses the line at 3:12:10 (unofficial.) Reliance official time, by Marconi: 3:17:45. Shamrock crosses finish line at 3:24:15 (unofficial.) Shamrock's official time at the finish, 3:26:40. New York, Aug. 22.A true clean con test, which can leave no' doubt of su periority, should result to-day in the race between Reliance and Shamrock III. for the prize which so long has been coveted by English yachtsmen. The wind at 8 a. m. blew steadily out of the west- Commanding Shamrock lift Turned Reliance 11:45:21 Shamrock... .11:45:19 Outer Mark. 1:55:14 1:58:30 Elapsed Time. 2:09:53 2:13:11 tn e boat s yC lihi Time. 1:16:56 1:25:45 southwest at a rate of 8 to 10 knots, and from a perfectly cloudless sky. There was' every Indication that the matchless yachts which represent the two nations would - sail a finished race. The breeze, which, had died down somewhat during the night, had shifted to the south of west and in creased in strength as the sun rose. A perfect day broke and the air was dry and cool, with no indications of a return of the sultry conditions which prevailed at the same time Thursday. The sea still had somewhat of a roll and there was not a little surf breaking along the Jersey shore. The wind was strong enough to send a coasting vessel along at a lively rate. Some of the little fishing vessels, anticipating an Increased wind before the day was over, had one or two reefs in their mainsails. Committee Is Puzzled. With the wind a little to the westward of southwest there was considerable speculation as to the direction in which i the committee would send the yachts. It1 would be impossible to start the race from' the Sandy Hook lightship and send them either to windward or to leeward for fif teen miles without having the turning mark either on the Jersey or the Long Island shores. It seemed as if the com-, mittee would be obliged to move the start ing point from the lightship four or flv miles eastward and send the yachts on a fifteen-mile beat toward the Jersey shore, with the turning -mark just tik Long|' Branch. On the otiser hand, a shift o*i wind more to the westward would compel sen( i 3 n a u n o ieeward with the turning marok offr Long Branch on the Long Island shore. Thet conditions gov - erning to-day's race are the same as those of Thursday, the fluke counting as no race, so that fifteen miles to the windward and return will be the course. At Sandy Hook bay all was activity and bustle on board the racing craft as early as 6 o'clock and^he prospect of fast racing weather seemed to imbue the men with more life. Before 7 o'clock both boats had put their jibs and staysails in stops and taken the covers off their mainsails, while the captain and mate of each boat had been "aboard and inspected blocks and tackles. The sun burned away the early : morning fog and showed a clear sky, ex cept for the fleecy bits of cloud to wind ward which gave indications that the wind would keep up during the day. Shamrock Weather, Says Wringe. Both Captain Barr of the Reliance and Captain Wringe of Shamrock IIL were jubilant. Captain Barr said: "If this blow continues, and it looks as if It would, we'll have a great race in good! time," and Captain Wringe said: "This is j Shamrock weather. We can do it in this." At 8:30 o'clock the wind was blowing at fully twelve miles an hour from the south west and with no sign of abatement or change of direction. This would lay the, course down the Jersey coast close in to, shore, and If the wind did not abate, would get the race off within three hours. "Lee rails will be under water to-day," said Sir Thomas Lipton as he took his* early morning constitutional on the deck of the Erin, "and I look for great things for my boat." Shamrock to Be Remeasured. Shamrock m . will be remeasured in Erie basin Monday morning In the presence of a representative of the Reliance. Lewis Cass Ledyard, chairman of the racing committee of the New York Yacht club, notified Sharman Crawford, vice commo dore of the Royal Ulster Yacht squadron,, to that effect in the following telegram: "T*T1 I ?- On the Deck of the Erin*