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Justice Brown, on Appeal from Cray Injunction,
Holds that the Boycott Is Illegal. ,
He Also Holds That Pickets Have No Right to Intimidate Pate MIS of "Un-
fair" EmployersOn the Other Hand, the Unions Win What They
Fought for Hardest, Viz: the Right to Go Upon Certain Premises
to Notify Their Men to Quit Work. . ~
r^, *. , , J J **. . .I.*.A f- +H niim n nf Intprferine with
T he supreme court decided the elec Ploed fothe PWof ln
trica workers' strike cases to-day. the business iof plaintiffs, ana pursuant.tto o fifteen feet o water
The famous Cray Injunction is revived '-aid purpose from ordering and directing
and modified. Tt is upheld on two . or notifying belonging tp the^yarlous
points, but on the third point the su
preme court holds that Judge Cray
went too far.
T he opinion by Judge Brown is an
instructive treatise on the conduct of
strikes, and will be read b5 con
tractors and union workingmen with
great Interest.
The unions win on the point they
fought for hardest. Members of
unions and their representatives can
not be restrained by an order of the
court from going on the premis es
where contractors are at work, for t he
purpose of ordering, directing or noti
fying men belonging to the -various
unio ns to stop work, because the con
tractors complain ed of are employed
As to Bocot and Picketing:.
Judge Cray's injunction is sustained
on two points. T he unio ns were prop
erly enjoined from interfering with the
business of the contractors by threats
or intimidation of any kind, directed
against customers or prospective cu s
tomers. It was also proper to enjoin
them from interfering with the cu s
tomers or prospective customers by
threats, or from notifying such cu s
tomers that the plaintiff contractors
were "unfair." These acts constituted
a boycott, whi ch is a violation of pro p
erty rights, and distinctly unlawful.
Judge Bro wn says:
The authontie5?
The paragraph of the injunction
which t he supreme court objects to is
as follows:
S*id injunction shall specifically eniom
naid defendant council and brotherhood,
their members, agents, representatives
and employe*", from going upon the prem
ises where plaintiffs are engaged or em-
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Will Be Met by Warship at Carta
gena and Escorted Home on
Gen, Reyes Urges His Countrymen to
Be Patient While He Makes
Washington, Dec. 24.Acting Sec
retary of State Loomis to-day re
ceived a cablegram from Mr. Sn.yd.ev
the United States charge at Bogota,
stati ng that he had resumed charge
of the United States legation and that
Mr. Beaupre was leaving for home
to-day. T he navy department has
undertaken to have a warship at Car
tagena to meet the minister Sunday
to bring him to the United States or
transfer him to one of the regular
General Reves. the Columbian min
ister, has finished the communication
to be presented to this government and
if Secretary Hay is able to be at the
state department the document will
be presented by General Reyes in Per
son Saturday morning.
General Reyes sent an urgent Cable
gram to President Marroqum to-day,
the first two words of which were
"Be patient." H e sen ds a cable gram
to the same effect every day in the
shape of quieting his people at least
until his mission here is completed.
Calls Vpon Eight Departments to Fur
nish Sinews of War.
New York. Dec. 24.T he Colombian
government has called for a voluntary
loan of $600,000 from the eight de
partments, according to a Herald dis
patch from Bogota. One per cent a
month interest is promised and the
loan will be guaranteed by the pro
ceeds of customs duties.
General Reyes Tells Bogota Authori
ties What It Would Mean.
Washington. Dec. 24.Realizing t he
gravity of the situation. General Reyes
is endeavoring to bring the Colom
bian people face to face with the situa
tion as he knows it there. H e is_ con
vinced that the United States will not
perm it a Colombian army to land
within the territory of Panama, and
has wired the authorities at Bogota
that "War on Panama means war with
t he United States."
Dixie Will Sail on Monday.
Despite a peaceful report made by
Rear Admiral Walker, the probability
is that General Elliott and two more
battalions of marines will sail next
Monday on the Dixie from Philadel
phia for Colon. It is felt at t he navy
department that it will be well to
have a sufficient force in isthmian wa
ters to permit of frequent reliefs for
the force ashore
The Dixie will also carry a number be discontinued.
J u
allicd unionsmen to desist from' work upon
said premises by reason of the fact that
plaintiffs are employed thereon. -' *
Syllabus of the Decision.
The syllabus of t he decision reads
as follows:
W. I. Gray and George K. Belden, co
partners doing business as W. I. Gra
& Co.. et al.. respondents, vs. Building
Trades Council, et al., appellants.
FirstThe granting of a temporary' in
junction to plaintiff by the trial court,
after Issue joined and upon the pleadings
and affidavits of both parties, is for the
purpose of reviewing the action of the
court, deemed to be in effect a finding that
the allegations of the complaint upon
which the writ is prayed for are true,
and upon appeal from the order granting
the writ this court will review the af
fidavits only to the extent of determining
whether they fairly tend to support the
allegations of the complaint.
SecondA boycott is a combination of
several persons to cause loss or injury to
a -third person by causing others against
their will to withdraw from him then
beneficial business intercourse thiu
threats that, unless a compliance with
their demands be made, the persons form
ing the combination will cause loss or in
juiy to him, or an organization formed
to exclude a person from business rela
tions with others by pei suasion, intimida
tion, or other acts which tend to violence,
and thereby cause hirn thru fear of result
ing injurvto submit to dictation in the
management of his affairs.
ThirdIntimidation, coercion, or threats
of inlury are essential elements of a boy
cott.but what would constitute acts of that
character must depend upon the facts of
each particular case.
FourthThe constitution guarantees to
e\erv citizen liberty and a certain remedv
in the laws for all injuries or wrongs
which he may receive in his person, prop
erty, or character and a person's busi
ness, occupation, or calling, is. aside from
the chattels or money employed therein
verv gpnerallv hold
that a strike is not unlawful, that mem
bers of labor unions may singly or in a
body quit the service of their employer,
and for the purpose of strengthening theii
association may persuade and induce oth
ers in the same occupation to join their
union, and. as a means to that end, refuse
to allow their members to work In places
where nonunion labor is employed. They
may refuse to 'have any sort of dealings
with an employer of nonunion labor, sin
gly or colectlvely: they may persuade and
Induce their members to join them, and
there would seem to be no reason why
they should be limited as to the place j property within the meaning of the law
where they may do such acts. and entitled to its protection.
There would be nothing wrongful or un- | Fifth Labor organizations or unions are
lawful in their going upon the premises of,
the owner with his permission, where then j
associates were engaged at work for the|
purpose of notifying orordering them to members thereof may singly, or in a body,
desist from work there6nV*imless perhaps
their conduct lrt that respect be so per
sistent and annoying to the owner of the
premises or contractor as to constitute a
Cray's Order Modified.
110t unlawful, but are legitimate and prop- .
e r for the advancement of their members |
an n those dependent upon them. The,
quit- the service of their employer for the
purpose of bettering their condition, and
may by peaceful means persuade others to
join them, and as a means to that end.
may refuse to allow their members to work
in places where nonunion labor is em
ployed. But, boycotting, as defined abo\e,
is an unlawful conspiracy and may be
restrained by injunction.
SixthThe temporary injunction ordered
issued by the trial court in the cases here
before the court held to infringe upon the
rights of defendants in the respects men
tioned in the opinion
Modified and affirmed Brown, J.
of rapid-fire guns. Commanding the
t wo battalions will be Lieutenant
Colonel William P. Biddle and Lieu
tenant Colonel L. W . T. Waller.
Among other officers selected to go
are Captain Cyrus S. Radford, as chief
quartermaster, Captain H. L. Mat
thews and Captain Eli K. Cole. Gen
eral Elliott will be accompanied by
his t wo aides. Captain Frank E. Ev
ans and Captain Har ry Leonard.
Admiral Coghlan Transfers His Flag to
the Olympia.
Colon, Dec. 24.Everything is quiet - . * *
at Savamlla and Cartagena, according senge rs soon after left by train for
to the reports brought by the mail j New York. Some of them had no
steamer Tagas.
It is believed that two American
schooners hailing from Boston are
experiencing difficulties at Cartegena
in their efforts to obtain clearance
papers from the Colombian author
Admiral Coghlan transferred his
flag to the Olympia and sailed to
night for the Chiriqui lagoon to coal.
T he Olympia Avill return to Colon
Christmas Day. Other United States
warships now in this harbor are t he
Mayflower, the Prairie, the Atlanta,
the Bancroft and the Nashville.
Other South-American Countries Also
Sympathize with Panama.
Now York Sun Special Service.
New York, Dec. 24.Colonel E. Hazelton. Pa.. Dec. 24. A strike of
Gonzales Esteves, formerly Venezue- 300 girls employed in the Desplain
Ian consul general in this city, who
arrived from Caracas yesterday, said 1
to-day that all Venezue la appro\es 1 breakers. T he affray took place near
the establishment of the Panama re- I
public, altho President Castro has! Th.e girls employed in the mill quit
steadfastly refused to discuss it.
"The same feeling that exists in
Venezuela." he said, "prevails in
Peru, Ecuador. Costa Rica and near
ly all the South and Central Ameri
can countries. They are ha-ppy that
the canal is at least in sight. When
I left Caracas it was said that Gen
eral Rafael Uribe-Uribe was on his j tened to the scene and charged the
way there from Bogota as an emis- mob. But they were as powerless to
sarv of the Colombian government in I cope with the strikers as the two po-
connection w ith the Panama affair,' licemen. The officers did not care to
but he can accomplish nothing." draw clubs on the girls and the dis
order continued nearly an hour. Fl-
Republic of Panama Is Correct.
Washington, Dec. 24.T he postmas
ter general. at the request of M.
Bunau-Varilla, who protested against
mail for Panama being still ad
dressed to the republic of Colombia,
has issued the following order to
postmasters: "You are here by in
structed to accept for registration
mail matter properly prepared and
prepaid addressed to points in the
republic of Panama and to issue reg
istration receipts therefor."
Panama Recognized by Cuba.
Washington, Dec. 24.Minister
Quesada has received a cablegram in
forming him that t he Cuban govern
ment has formally recognized the re
public of Panama.
Special to The Journal.
BosPiner. Mich . DPO. 24 Biazzie Fiola. JU)
Italian trammer, uas killed at the Colby miii:
bv rook falling upon his head. He had a large
family in the old country.
The Indian agency at Devils Lake, N. D., will
,/wYif 'IS ^ -i iff1"
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Steamer Bound from New Haven to
New York Goes Down off
Connecticut Coast.
All of the Passengers Are Saved Ex
cept Six Who May Turn
- ~ Up Later.
Sout h Norvvalk j
rocks of Coppfs island outsidn e
d uraUa^t Norwalk harbor, and
outer wraps and all were without
baggag e, the vessel having filled with
wat er so quickly that they had barely
time to seize clothing and rush to the
Nonunion Workers Charged by Mob
Officers Powerless, Fearing to
Use Clubs.
si i k ml u here has resulted in a riot
ou s attack upon sixteen female strike
tn e "city hall,
three weeks a go and efforts were
made to fill their places. Sixteen girls
were being escorted thru the streets
to the mill by the chief of police and
a patrolman when 200 strikers fell
upon them. '
Sheriff Jacobs and seven deputies
who were on guard at the mill has
nally the crowd was dispersed and
the strikers were chased to their
Indiana Mayor Says All Windy City
Officiate but One Are
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Declares the Oity Never Goes Repub
lican or Democratic, But Always
conn., Dec. 24
l^J^Jtu% coding. Sine star!
me line, bound from New Haven for
New York with thirty passenge rs and
a heavy cargo o struck o
Has a Good Word for the Chief of
Police, but Says He Is
Ave min
^fJ ","?! I?*L?I *
The shock of the collision and the
cries of the crew aroused the pas
sengers, who rushed on deck in a
panic, most of them thinly clad. One
woman jumped overboard, but was
rescued by a member of the crew. In
the confusion six of the passengers
cleared away a small boat and left
the steamer, and up to the present
time have Hot been heard from. T he
New York Sun Special Service.
Hammond, Ihd., Dec. 24'.Mayor A.
F. Knotts of Ham'mond declares th at
Chicago is t he .wickedest city in the
world that graf t rules in business and
politics, andrthat thugs of every kind
ply their trade' with immunity.'
"How do you, account for t he un
usual number of holdups and ro b
beries in Chicago?" the mayor was
"There is no unusual number," he
Private Dispatch Tells of an Acci
dent on the Wabash in Which
One Was Killed.
Omaha. Dec. 24.A private dis
patch from a passenger on the Oma
ha-St. Louis south-bound passenger
train on the Wabash railroad, sa ys
that the train was wrecked near Mex
ico, Mo., and the engineer killed and
three or four other persons injured.
N o details of the wreck have been
received at the local Wabash office.
The train left Omaha last night and
was due in St. Louis at 7:40 this
men and four
boat contained two
Aside from the missi ng party all
the passenge rs and crew reached here
safely on board a tug and the, pas-
replied, "only heretofore they have
not been made so public. First and
primarily, the whole city of Chicago
is and always has been, since I be
came acquainted with conditions
there, a city of graft. It is t he home
of more schemes to rob people than
any other city in t he world. Every
known species of scheme is planned
and worked to enable the schemer to
live in luxury without work, off those
who do work.
Different Kinds of Holdups.
"There are many different methods
of accomplishing this, but in princi
ple they are all practically the same.
Some are considered respectable and
genteel and are worked at the Board
of Trade' in bond and stock offices
and are called 'business.' Another
form is worked upon the streets and
in houses and business places, in t he
dead hours of night sometimes, and
are called holdups and robberies.
"These schemes have different
names and are accorded different de
grees of respectability, but they are
all the same and are all. in fact, hold
ups and robberies. When the thug
on the street sees the thug in an of
fice or t he thug in business living off
the toil of others, he wonders why he
should be restrained from so doing,
and, as a matter of fact, he is not
and especially if. following their ex
ample, he can form a combinati on or
ring that will assure him immunity
from punishment.
"And he. like the 'business hold-
up.' proceeds to form his ring with
the political holdupan d the business
robber and t he street robber in Chi
cago elect the political robber to of
fice, who, in return, protects them in
their wicked career, and all at t he
expense of those who toil.
Honest Men Scarce.
Of course, there may -be some hon
est, upright business men in Chicago,
but they are scarce. There may be
an honest official in the city of Chi
cago, but I don't know hi m, and I
know many of them. County, city,
township, legislative and judicial, all,
except perhaps one, are robbers and
grafters and are more dangerous to
t he people and to the city, state and
nation than the street robber.
"Politics, as we understand it, has
nothing to do with the result or con
ditions in Chicago. Whether officials
be democrats or republicans, it is all
the same to the grafters. Sometimes
Chicago goes republican and some
times democratic, but whichever way
it may go, you may rest assured that
it alwavs goes 'grafter.' You will
always find the so-called business
ma n, t he politicians, t he saloonkeep
ers and the thugs and pluguglies vot
ing for 'Hinky Dink* and his like.
Good Word for Police. - ^
"Chief O'Neill of t he Chicago po
lice force is an able and efficient chief
Continued on Second Page.
^ i ,:%%&.
-fo- :
Walter Wellman Declares Roosevelt
* ' Knows the Game and Is Play- '
ing It Well.
Says He Has Checkmated Wall Street
- and Has Adjusted the New
York Situation.
New York Sun Special Service.
Chicago, Dec. 24.Walter Well
man, in a Washington special to the
Record-Herald, says:
There is y great deal of comment
here upon the skilful, almost master
ly, manner in which President Roose
velt is managing affairs looki ng to the
exigencies of next year's presidential
battle. Mr. Roosevelt realizes th at
he must face the determined opposi
tion of a considerable part, tho not
quite all, of the big interests in Wall
street, and he is taking ti me by the
forelock, so to speak, and is prepar
ing for the fray. Anyone who imagines
that Mr. Roosevelt is a poor politician
and that he is a mere tyro in the art
of successful management does not
know the man.
It is true he is not supposed to be
a good politician, but, as a leading
senator said a day or two ago, "He
is actually one of the cleverest men
at that game we have in public life."
Mr. Roosevelt is not overlooking any
thing. H e is carefully watching ev
ery move made on the board, includ
ing some which are not visible to the
naked eye of t he ordinary observer.
During the last three weeks the
president has most effectively check
mated the efforts of t he great railroad
magnates to stir up a movement to
defeat his nomination. ' H e disposed
of the Hanna boom. Tho he failed
to induce Senator Hanna to remain
at the head of t he national commit
tee, he has secured the promise of
Murray Crane to serve, if necessary,
and now he is making an effort, which
may be successful, to induce Elihu
Root to become the manager of next
year's campaign.
This is not by any means all th at
the president has done. H e has
"cleaned up" a nasty political situa
tion in New York state by securing
the virtual retireme nt of Boss Piatt
and the installation of Governor Odell
as t he actual and practical leader of
the* party, Mr. Odell consenti ng to re
main in public life and political ac
tivities with the election to the sena
torial seat now occupied by Chauncey
Depew as his reward.
None but favorable opinions are ex
pressed in republican circles anent
the news that the president is en
deavoring to induce Mr. Root to take
the place 'which Senator Hanna will
vacate as head of t he party organiza
tion next June. Every republican
senator and representative who spo ke
of the patter said he hoped t he presi
dent would succeed.
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Prisoner Believed to Be Silberberg, a Confident
Man of International Reputation.
The "Veiled Lad y" in the Case Will Probably Turn Out to Be the Mrs.
Tuck With Whom He Traveled Around the WorldSilberberg and
Carlisle Have Many Striking Resemblances.
posed. This was in 1896. I
On July 6, 1902, he appeared as J.
C. Drayton at the Auditorium Annex
in Chicago and was prompt ly put out
of the hotel when met and exposed by
the real J. Coleman Drayton.
A s J. Craig, palmist, he was arrest
ed in El Faso, Texas, on suspicion of
swindling Mrs. M. A. McHatton, an
aged and wealthy widow out of jew
els valued at $25,000, and after being
sentenced, surrendered pawn ticketH
showing that he had pawned them for
$5,000. This was in December, 1902.
Two years ago, as Henry Silberg,
which is believed to be the man's real
name, he won from a New York mil
lionaire a woman named Tuck, from
whom he secured jewels valued at
$22,000. On the money raised from
pawing these, the couple made a tour
of the world, including England, Eu
rope, India, Japan, and finishing at
Seattle and Portland, Ore., where he
was arrestee? and driven out of town.
Had Influence With Women.
T he woman went to San Francisco,
but Silberberg continued to Salt Lake
City, Denver and Alberquerque, where
he lost heavily at gamblin g. H e then
went to El Paso and used his influ
ence over women in an attempt to in
terest a Mrs. Barber of Three Rivers,
N. M., in his afCairs, with a view to
getting out of paw n the diamonds he
His Action Against the Minnesota
Grain Inspectors Dismissed
by the Court.
All the Costs May Be Taxed to Hint
Law Has Not Been
Superior, Wis., Dec. 24.Homer T.
Fowler failed in his criminal action in
the municipal court to oust the Min
nesota grain inspection system from
the city of Superior and the state of
Wisconsin. Late yesterday afternoon
Judge Haily granted the motion to dis
miss the case. It may be that costs
amounting to about $200 will be
charged against Fowler.
N o Foundation at All.
i-ub Woman Sen t Lobbyis4. t Afte r Jo-He G *
Washington to look' after her interests, future cases of importance of this kind
and paid his expenses. He secured the the, district attorney is consulted he-
office for his wife, and offered Miss Darby
a place as assistant, which she has re
u - *! In his decision on the motion to
llarrisborg. Pa.. Dec. 24The casualties
among steairt railroad emplojes in Pennsylvania
last year were 15,382 The combined flguro for
the stenm and street railways show a greator
number of casualties during the year "than oc
cuvrred to the union army in any one of the
great battles of the civil war." altho there va
a decrease in the number of employes Injured
last vear. as compared with the year before, of
New YorkSenator Hanua has recovered fiom
his Indisposition and left for Washington last
1 night,
dlsmlgS f Judg e Hail aid
It for His Wife. { "There appears ty o bs e n.o foundation
New York Sun Special Service. | for this case. The Superior Board of
Wilmington. N. C . Dec. 24.Miss Mary, Trade has taken no action. There is
C Darby, postmistress of this city, will no violation of the Wisconsin inspec-
be superseded by Mrs. D. L. Russell, wife tion law of 1895. T he district attor-
of the former governor. Miss Darby a s- n ey was not consulted when this action
serts that she sent ex-Governor Russell to wa s brought, and I sha.ll see that m
fore any action is commenced
"It would be straining a point to find
that there is any technical violation.
It seems that the board of trade
passed a resolution inviting the Min
nesota inspectors to come here (re-
ferring to the resolution of t he board
of 1896), and it seems to me that in
a case where the parties are here by in
violate, this action cann ot stand."'
May Pay the Fiddler.
District Attorney Crownhart then
made a motion to tax the costs of the
twenty-nine actions again st Fowle r.
H e said that he had prosecuted the
case in gdod faith th at he had se
Henry Sederberg:,
J. J. Dcbrolls,
J. J. Craig,
Henry Goldstein,
H . Silverstein,
In securing J. J. Carlisle in Wash
ington, D. C , and bringing him to
Minneapolis, Sheriff J. W. Dreg er
seems to have' effected the capture of
one of the mo st versatile and widely
known swindlers and high-class con
fidence men in the country.
From information secured by the
sheriff, it now appears reasonably
certain that at various times in the
past few years, the man now in the
Hennepin county jail and known as
J. J. Carlisle, has assumed many dif
ferent names in t he United States and
foreign countries while furthering
ends which are not reckoned as legiti
mate. Here are the exploits of the
man supposed to be Carlisle:
Long List of Daring Crimes.
Under tho name of H. Silberberg he
went to Chihuahua, Mexico, where he
represented himself as a large cattle
buyer and ask ed McManus Bros, bank
ers, for a loan of $50,000, giving the
I Boatman's National bank of St. Louis
as his reference. T he bankers' tele
gram of inquiry AVHS held up by the
operator, who was either in the
scheme or was misled, and Silberberg
"faked" a favorable reply with the
assistance of the St. Louis bank's
cipher, which he had secured in some
way. H e drew $30,000 from the
Chihuahua bank and left the place but
was captured before he reached the
border and only secured his liberty
after his mother, Mrs. Fannie Silber
berg of Fort Smith, Ark., had spent
A s Jackson Cummings Davis alias
Henry Sederberg, it is charged that
he was arrested on June 25, 1895, in
San Francisco, Cal.. for passing on
J. Macowsky a fictitious draft for $200
drawn on the United States Nation al
bank of New York.
Und er the name of Henry Goldstein
alias Whitney H. Forsythe alias Sil
verstein, the man supposed to be Car
lisle was arrested in Kansas City, Mo.,
Oct. 9, 1895, charged with forgery,
altho a conviction was not secured.
Did Tinio i u Gfermittiy. '
A s J. Cunningrfam TJr'ayton he is'
said to have be en convicted of swin
dling a jeweler in Baden-Baden,
Germany, and served two years in a
German prison. His conviction was
assisted in by J. Coleman Drayton, the
millionaire New York clubman, as
whose nephew
Jackson Cummings DaAis
J. Cunningham Drayton,
Har ry Silberberg.
Whitney II. Eorsytlie,
J. C Drayton.
and the Tuck woman had pawned m ~
Europe. T he victim got as far as
New York city before she became sus
picious and dropped t he man.
Returning to El Paso he met Mrs. ,
M. A. McHatton, who advanced him
$10,000 and secured for him the dia
monds. After they were married in
St. Louis he secured the jewels and
pawned them for $5,000. H e wa
made to disgorge jewels valued at
$25,000 and allow ed to depart between
two days. *
His next appearan ce is believed to
have be en in Minneapolis, where, as
Carlisle, his elopment with Miss Bon
nie Hinkle and his subsequent arrest
for alleged connection with the De-.
broils "institute of occult science"
have given him more than local promi
Mrs. Tuck as t he ''Veiled Lady."
If it is proved that the man now"
awaiting tVial on the charge of hav
ing swindled Miss Clarice Heebner of
Minneapolis out of $250, is Silberberg.
the prisoner's reticence is largely ex-^
plained. It also indicates that h"
spo ke the truth when he told The
Journal reporter that he had in
his possession the material for a*
most dramatic novel.
Also it is highly probable that the
"veiled lady" is the Tuck woman who
went around t he world with him.
In a great many details the record
as secured by" the sheriff's office agrees
with the statements which Carlisle or
Silberger has made about himself. H e
claims to have lived and studied in
Germany, and the authorities and J.
Coleman Drayton say that he served
two years in a German prison. H e
speaks German with great fluency.
H e claims to be a palmist and
hypnotist and the authorities claim
that he has appeared in these roles in
other places. H e is known, thru his
local history, 1o have great influence
over women, and t he record furnished
by the sheriff's office shows that he
has used this, influence upon several
occasions.'" '
His Denial of the Story th at H e llu
a "Record."
"All rot" wras
r or cousin Carlisle had I
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the first comment
made by Carlisle when he read the
statement from Detective Vallins of
the St. Paul Pinkerton agency. When
pressed for some further denial of
the detective's claim, he said: "I
have retained Attorney Frank Larra
bee, and he has instructed me not to
"Yes, I knew of that, or, rather,
I knew it was coming," said Mr. Lar
rabee when he saw the detective's
statement. Later Carlisle admitt ed
that Vallins had spent an hour with
him a day or so ago. "But they have
nothing against me, and they are not
disposed to knockrather the other
thing," he said. "Vallins just came
here to check up. I have no criminal
record and nothing to fear after this
pending case is dismissed. But the
publication of all these stories about
me will make it extremely difficult to
get a fair jury in this county."
Carlisle thought he was feeling very
bad this morning and said his pulse
was down to 55. Dr. J. M. Kistler
disagreed with this, after taking the
patient's pulse. "It is 68. normal.
Get up and dress," said the coun tv
physician, "you need not fear going
back to a cell. You can stay here.
Those clots you coughed up are just
a sign that your lungs are healing.
You are pretty badly scared, but you
mustn't make up your minu that o
are going to die."
cured all the evidence it was possible
to secure, and had offered to pay for
the attorney that Fowler wished to
have assist or take charge of the
prosecution. T he court took under
advisement the matter of taxing the
cost to Fowle r.
The case fell thru from the fact that
the grain commission men are not
taking any interest in it. Again, the
complaint was not proper. There was
no allegation that the Superior Board
of Trade has the seventy-five members
required by the 1895 law to establish
Wisconsin inspection, and this is
where the case fell down again. There
was an attempt to show that the
board has the necessary members, but
it was not successful. It was shown
that there are fifty-three members,
with thirty-seven that hold member
ships and have not paid their dues.
In addition to this, A. C. Clausen,
secretary of the Minnesota state, ware
hou se and railroad commission, tes
tified that the board of trade had. in
1896, asked t he Minnesota officials to
work here, and that any time this re
quest was withdraw n, they would quit.
In Fighting Mood Still.
The case was tried strictly on its
merits. The evidence was simply
along the line of records of the board
of trade and of inspection, the dis
trict attorney himself being convinced
that the case could not stand.
Mr. Fowler stated last night that the
Minnesota inspectors had not w on
their fight. H e says he will seek an
injunction to restrain the Minnesota
officials from working here. This will
bring the action to trial in the circuit
court. Mir. Fowler continues to
make charges against the officials, al
leging crooked work on the part of the
grain "ring." T he board of trade
men agree with him in this, but main
tain that this is not the time to start
Wisconsin inspection.
Designs are asked for a new public building
at Oreen Bay, Wis.
Other southern states aro e\pected to follow
the example of Louisiana and instiuct tb?ii
congressmen to support the I'unaina canal propo
sition. " X-*ii
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St Louis has
been commissioned a the,officia l of the
world's fair. v**^'? - . -*? *

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