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No. 17,151.
I nsettlol weather; pr< I'.ihTy,
occasional showers t ni^ht and
Japanese Fought the Mob Stoutly,
But Chinamen and Hindus Ran
and Wept Like Children.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
VANCOUVER, B. C., September 9?In
t< nse excitement continues throughout jirit
ish Columbia as a result of the anti-oriental
riots of y sterday. The trial of two scores
of rioters, it is feared, will bring about
ma y compiicatioi ? Isliii, the Japanese en
voy. who arrived in the city during the
fiercest part of the rioting and who was by
chance actually close to the storm center,
regards the situation as serious from an
international point of view, it is thought.
He has sent many cable messages to Toklo
all In code.
Mayor .Jethune has not yet apologized to
him or to the Japanese consul for the
affront, although each has declared they
expect prompt disclaimers. Mayor Bethune's
emphatic declaration that under no c.r
cumstances wou 1 e submit to the propo
sition that the city pay damages, now
variously estimated at from $o0.o00 to $100,
000 for the shops ar.l buildings of the
Japanese and Chinamen wrecked, is ac
cepted as a definite expression of Ms senti
The w recked quarters of the orientals pre
sented a dreary aspect this morning. The
Interiors of the shoos were littered with
costly chir.a. silks, teas and spices, worth
thousands of dollars. Few Chinamen had
ventured back to their places, but the Japa
nese had. and were there, belligerent and
Indignant, ready to fight and not easily
Japanese Natural Scrappers.
The Japanese went into the scrap with a
relish, and were undismayed by the over
whelming number of the mob, but the
Chinamen tied at the first sign of danger.
The Hindus were the most craven, crying
in their flight like children. The Japanese
fought stubbornly, giving vent to no cry
except one of exultation when a rioter was
felled by a blow or cut by missiles.
The labor men will try to prevent the
reconstruction of the wrecked buildings, and
committees will call upon the owners to
prevent them making repairs.
The most serious asuect of the question
is the approaching of several shiploads of
orientals, due to arrive this week. In the
state of nubile excitement it is f. ar?d the
riots will break out afresh. Yesterday many
lumber Jacks and the rough element ot the
mining towns adjacent to the city added
fuel to the flames. The police force lias
l>een largely added to. and an effort is be
ing made to cause the arrest of every man
who can be identified as participating in the
Mission of Ishil.
NEW YORK, September 0.?Aikujiro
Jshti, the director of the commercial bu
reau of the Japanese foreign office, who
was involved In the anti-Japanese riots at
Vancouver came to this country to in
vestigate and report on th ? recent anti
Japanese demonstration in Fan Francisco.
While this was given out as the specific
object Of his vis t it is generally under
stood that his mission was to make a
thorough study of the whole Japanese
question in this country and to ascertain
the cause and extent of whatever prejudice
may exist against the Japanese, lie spent
some time in San Francisco, and after
traveling extensively in the 1'nited States
went to British Columbia, where the condi
tions ;. Ising from the recent inflow of
J.t;.ui>>. in! Hindus into the northwest
has ( (i a serious disturbance of labor
i oiulit uins.
MONTREAL. September IV?The follow
ing tel. gram l is I. i n received by Consul
ral Nu??" a? Ottawa from Mr. ishil, di- j
i i tor of common and trade, department
? : foreign affairs of Japan, who is at pres
ent in British Columbia studying the anti
Japanese rnov, ment in that province:
VANCOI'VKIt. B. C., September 8.?
Having arrived at Vancouver at 11 p.m. on
September 7, 1 found that during the early
j.art of the evening there was held a demon,
st rat ion of the anti-Japanese and Corean
la-ague, and about i> p.m. a number of
rowdlis. about fifty or sixty, marched into
tiie section of the city where the stores
!?? pt t y the Japan se and Chinese are, and
threw stones, br akit.g considerable glass.
Follow :ig this attack there came an
other one. this time the number being in
i icas d to about 500, and the fronts of
n vcral of the stores were broken. So far
as 1 can ascertain only one Japanese was
wounded. The police force did Its best,
but there is hardly any hope of relief In
that direction. Consul Morikawa Is stay
ing at the seat of the disturbance, trying
to impress upon the city police to extend
their protection over the Japanese resl
d nts, and at the same time to suppre-s the
utmost excitement of the Japanese. There
may b- no further disturbances."
Mr. Ishil s hope was unfortunately not
fuimied as hit iast night Consul General
Noss ? received the following telegram from
Consul Mor kawa:
List of the Damage.
? VANCOrVKit. September 8.? In con
tinuance of the message sent by Mr. Islili,
I have to report thflt a fourth attack was
made by the rowdies about midnight on
tiie Japanese quarters. Twice igtin they
tried to attack the Japanese stores, but
on account of the vigilance of the Jap
anese and the city police, and also the
late hour of the night, their number
Anti-Oriental Outbreak
in the Northwest.
Crowds Await the Arrival of
More Immigrants.
gradually decreased, and by 3 o'clock
Sunday morning the rowdies scattered
everywhere, and tranquillity was restored
by dawn. The damage done to the Jap
anese stores is .is follows: General stores,
l.'t; hotels, !?; candy and confectionery
shops 7. bath houses. barber shops, a:
shoemakers, 2: banking office, 1; news
paper office. 1; employment offices, 4;
restaurant. 1; rice mill, 1; hatter's shop.
1. tailors, watchmaker, 1. Of these
stori s :ill the window and door glass was
smashed. Two Japanese were wounded."
< oi.Mil General N'osse will lay nil the
f. ' ts before Sir Wilfrid Laurier, premier
o 1 <"an?da.
Anti-Japanese Bioting Follows Ar
rival of Immigrants.
SEATTLE, Wash., September 0.?A dis
patch to the Post-Intelligencer from Van
c( iiv r. B. C.. says:
Following n riot Saturday night in Yan
cctiVfr, In which Chinatown and the Japa
nese quarters were raided and damage done
approximating $K?.000, a further demon
stration occurred later, in which Ki kl Viro
lshii, a chief of the bureau of foreign com
merce, and head of the Japanese consular
service, and Consul Saburo Hisamidzu of
Seattle were the central figures, and in
which riot a number of people were bruised
and injured by broken bottles and flying
brickbats in the hands of a frenzied mob.
Baron lshii and Consul Hisamidzu finally
n.ade their escape through the mob and tlie
affair was immediately tabled to Tokio.
Coincident with tlie ri- t was the arrival
of a steamship having on bi.ard at l?\ist ".00
Japanese. With a common impulse the
mob surged to too v/atcr front, and as soon
as the Japanese tame down the gangVlank
they were met by the rioters. Seven or
eight of the Japanese were unceremoniously
picked up and thrown into Buzzard inlet.
Claim Big Indemnity.
Still further rioting occurred when a
crowd of about 4.000 laborers started on
the warpath, but was finally quelled by
the police after about twenty arrests iiad
been made.
Last night Chinatown was roped off and
the quarters of the orientals guarded by
the police. Huron lshii gave out an inter
view in which he stated that he had cabled
to Ambassador Kaneko at London apprising
him of the stirring events here.
Indemnity from the city to the amount of
$2f>,000 will be claimed. Mayor Bethune de
clares the indemnity will not be paid, and
the affair will be taken up with the Domin
ion government.
Saturday night's rioting was the worst in
the history of western Canada. Interna
tional complications are looked for.
Story of the Bioting.
MONTREAL, September 9.?A special
from Vancouver to the Star says:
Saturday nisht the Asiatic Exclusion
League held a parade and later a meeting
at which Lieut. Gov. Dunsmuir, who vetoed
the bill, introduced by the present attorney
general, to enforce the natal act in British
Columbia, was burned in effigy, and a reso
lution na.< passed to ask the Dominion gov
ernment to allow this bill to become law.
It was after that that the mob stormed
Chinatown, deliberately smashing the win
dows in all stores. Street orators gathered
crowds, who even swarmed up the tele
graph poles, and a strfing cordon of police
across the street had all they could do to
keep the mob from again entering the Chi
nese quarter. As there had been threats
of burning, the fire brigade was ready with
hose to use this method if necessary to keep
the white men back.
While the speaking was going on the
sound of breaking glass was acclaimed
with Joyful yells by the hoodlums. The
the mob broke loose on Howell street, a few
blocks away in another direction, where
the J apanese reside. Here windows were
brok> 11 also, but the Japanese resisted, and
with bottles and boards attacked their as
sailants. Several people were injured in
the counter attacks. ?
Japanese Were Ducked.
From the Canadian Pacific railway
wharves a dozen Japanese w^re thrown
into the water, but were rescued. 'l'hr e
white men were stabbed by Japanese, and
two others cut with broken bottles. A
newspaper man going home was held up
by a Japanese, and when the latter was
:a..^ n to tlie pol.ee station a search revealed
a murderous-looking knife.
All night bands of armed Japanese
walked the streets k-yed to a high pitch
by the excitement, and bent on revenge.
They were restrained, howevr.
It was a coincidence that Mr. Islili, the
special envoy of the Japanese government
sent to investigate the whole question of
immigration arrived last night on his mis
s n.oi
Two Americans Swam to Safety,While
Mikado's Police Rescued
the Others.
NEW YORK, September 0.?A Tokio dis
patch to the Herald reports that while
the American c uiser Chattanooga was at
Hakodate recently four of her men nar
rowly escaped injury at the hands of a
mob. Two of the men had to swim for it,
while the other two were rescued by the
Investigation by the ship's officers show
ed that one of the sailors had made an
unprovoked attack upon a Japanese store
keeper, and the Japanese were exonerated.
The dispatch also states that the Chat
tanooga's visit to Yokohama lias been
market', by the usual exchange of calls from
Japanese officials. Full sho e leave has
been given to the cruiser's men, and there
have been no untoward occurrences.
Takes Up Expulsion of American in
French Gambling Club Case.
PARIS. September 9.?'The American em
bassy ha9 formally requested the French
government to revoke Its order of expulsion
in the case of Jan?es Norton VVlnslow of
New York, who recently was given twenty
four hours' notice to leave France for al
leged violation of the gambling laws. In
connection with the new club at Dlnard.
Mr. Winslow claims that lie did not man
age the club, but merely innocently served
on the entertainment committee. When the
authorities of Dinard took steps to close the
club Mr. Winslow was not granted a hear
ing, and he went to t.ondon, where he con- ,
suited with Ambassador Reid, who officially
communicated on the subject with Mr.
White, the American ambassador here.
Foreign Minister Pichon has instructed
the proper authorities to make a thorough
Investigation of all the circumstances in
the case.
Fairbanks in Colorado.
GRAND Jl.'NCTION, Col.. September P.?
Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks spent
Sunday in this city. In the afternoon he
delivered an address to 5.0CK) persons. Mr.
Fairhpr.ks will reaen Denver tonight, when
he will be the guest of honor at a banquet.
News Xote: I
Marksmen Shoot in Sagamore Hill
Yard and Jap Baby Arrives
in Town.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
S J'ER BAY, X. V., September 9.?Sec
retary Loeb denied today that it was the
intention of President Roosevelt to make
any speeches in the interest of Representa
tive Theodore E. Burton, who s the re
publican nominee for mayor of Cleveland,
during the 1'resident's coming visit the-e
"The President will make but one speech
at Cleveland," said Mr. Loeh. -and that
wi.l not have any reference to Mr. Burton "
-Mrs. Roosevelt :o lav sent some flowers
to Mr. and Mrs. Tahara upon learning
that a son had been born to them. The.
1 aharas are Japanese and are boarding at
Ronzo cottage. Mrs. Roosevelt has long
taken an interest in them and when she
heard of today's event she immediately sent
In anticipation of seeing some crack riflo
shooting many villagers wiil journey to
Sagamore Hill this afternoon, when the
American rifle team, which won the Palma
trophy at Ottawa Saturday, will arrive to
receive congratulations from the President
The President ls highly p'eased at the
record made by the team and has admitted
that he would like to see some examples
of their skill. Therefore a target will be
put up in a field back of the barn anrl
the best shooters will show Mr. Roosevelt
how easy it Is to nit the bull's-eye.
It is not unlikely tha' the President him
self will take a shot or two, as he prides
himself upon his ability to draw a bead.
The team will arrive on the 3-10 n m
train and will be taken to Sagamore Hili
In automobiles. The President will shake
hands with each marksman and will con
gratulate them upon their excellent show
Fatal Fire at Cleveland Springs,
North Carolina.
CHARLOTTE, N. C., September 9. fire
early this morning destroyed the hotel at
Cleveland Springs. N. C., and three people
were burned to death.
They are Miss Smith of Eilboro, N. C
and two unidentified negroes employed by
the hotel.
The loss is about $25,000, with $10,000
Insurance. Little was saved by the guests.
Lightning started the fire.
Contained $6,000 in Packingtown
Workers' Pay Checks and Cash.
KANSAS CITY, Mo , September 9.?Infor
mation has been given to the police that
$6,000 In checks and cr.sh has been stolen
from the vault of 'he local office of the P
Schoenhofen Brewing Company, the main
office of which ls in Chicago.
m,r*er ?f lhe br^l"S company
drew JG.000 from a bank last Saturday to
cash the pay checks of packing house
employes and oth*r laborers In Armour
dale. He cashed checks amounting to
s-Umo. and the remainder of the money
Pi1?1*8 were stolen between Sat
f* midnight and Sunday noon. The
vault had been locked and there was no
evidence that any one had made a forced
entrance into the building. Two book
keepers and a watchman were In the office
until after midnight Saturday night.
Tortured by Robbers.
SPRINGFIELD, 111., September 9.?Bound.
ragged and tortured with flames by two
matk.-d robbers. Warren Mundy and wife
wealthy old residents of Logan county
were compelled t< reveal the hiding place of
?"? ?<Ki't after live hours of agonv
iUr?,rur"f Vi?1' d matches to the
baied feet of Mundy and his wife.
ightning Struck Speaker Cannon's
The price of this paper at
There has been no change
of any kind in the price of
the paper to newsboys, and
readers should pay no more
than the printed price.
Kind to Scribes Ignorant of Driving,
But Refused to Be In
NEW YORK, September !).?E. H. Harrl
man, who has just completed an extensive
tour of the far west, was at his country
home, at Arden, last night when two report
ers tried to interview him regarding a re
vival of the question of the size and source
or the campaign fund used at the last na
tional election by the republicans, which has
again been taken up by several newspapers
Mr. Harriman positively declined to see
the men or discuss the-subject, and the re
porters, who had come in a buggy, got into
their vehicle and started away.
The roads at Arden are dark and dan
gerous, and one of the men held a lantern
to light the way.
They had gone but a short distance when
a man came running from the Harriman
"What are you trying to drive that way
for?" asked the man, whom both recog
nized as ilr. Harriman. "Don't you know
that the light in that position blinds both
the horse and the driver? Let me show you
how to fix it It should be tied to the shaft
In this way."
Suiting the action to the word, Mr. Har
riman took the lantern, crawled under tho
buggy and with a bit of string fastened it
securely to the shaft.
The men took advantage of the opportuni
ty to make another try for the Interview,
but Mr. Harriman told them that he had
made it an invariable rule not to talk to
reporters at his home, and that he could not
do as they asked.
Commercial and Fishery Conventions
Ratified and Exchanged.
Special Cablegram to The Star.
TOKIO, September !>.- -This afternoon rati
fications of the Russo-Japanese commercial
and fisheries treaties were exchanged here.
Probably the text of the treaties will be
published on Wednesday.
As usual the troubles In Korea take on
an aggravated form now that Prince Ito,
the Japanese resident general, Is absent
from his post. The rioting In the provinces
is reported to be more serious and it will
be necessary to send more reinforcements.
Statement on the Subject From Nich
olas Longworth.
NEW YORK, September 0.?A special
from Honolulu to the American quotes Rep
resentative Longworth. who has Just sailed
from that port for San Francisco, as say
"President Roosevelt will not J>eeome a
candidate for renomlnation unless the en
tire country demands it. He has firmly
made up his tnlnd to stick to this course,
and only a more widespread demand for
him to accept the nomination will alter his
Barn Sunday.
Heavy Fragments Burst Into a Crowd
ed Boom, But Nobody Is
CHICAGO, September 0.?Guests of the
Lakota Hotel. Michigan avenue and 30th
street, were thrown into a panic and fled
from the hotel dining room last night when
a flywheel In the engineroom shot from its
position and crashed into a thousand pieces,
many of which tore through the floor of
the dining room, immediately above. One
of the pieces, weighing more than 100
pounds, flew out of the basement window,
crashed through the saloon window of J. A.
Johnson, 240 30th street, and wrecked an
automatic piano.
More than fifty guests were seated in the
dining room of the hotel when they were
startled by a crash from the engineroom
and saw a portion of the floor shoot up
ward. Chairs and tables were overturned
by the heavy iron that hurtled through the
The diners fled in haste. They were as
sured that there was no danger, and many
of them returned to their rooms.
The dining room, however, was out of
commission for the night. Several of the
guests, who believed v-anger still threat
ened, refused to ascend tiie stairs, and lett
for other quarters.
The break is thought to have been caused
by the splitting of one of the belts on a
dynamo. Like a flash the engine wheels,
with nothing to retard the speed, whirled
around with startling rapidity, and a sec
ond later the flywheel shot out of position.
One of the huge pieces of the wheel crashed
along the basement floor and imbedded it
self in the stone foundation under the side
Customer in Danger While Enemy Is
Gunning for His Barber.
Sliecial Dinpatch to The Star.
NEW YORK, September 9.?Mazzapone
Clrlno, an Italian barber, twenty-eight
years old, of Williamsburg, today in the
Manhattan avenue police court was held
In $5,000 bail for a hearing on a charge
of felonious assault. He was accused of
having shot five times at Tony Battiato,
a busines rival.
Battiato was shaving a man named
Holzman yesterday afternoon when Ci
rino appeared in front of the place, and,
opening the screen door, leveled his .38
callber revolver at Battiato and began to
shoot. The first bullet went over the face
of Holzman as he lay back in the clialr,
half shaved, holzman jumped up. and as
he did bo a second bullet whizzed past
and struck a mirror. The barber ducked
behind the chair which had contained
Holzman. The latter also ducked, and
three more bullets went among the two.
After the revolver had been emptied
Clrino tried to draw a stiletto, but before
he could do anything further a policeman
seized him, and there was a desperate
tussle before the Italian was over
In court today Clrino declared that Bat
tiato had wronged him and he would yet
be revenged.
Manager Aims to Get the Support of
Special Dispatch to The Star.
NEW YORK, September 9?Harry W.
Walker, the political manager in this city
and state for W. J. Bryan, wants all
friends of Mr. Bryan to vote in the demo
cratic primary on September 24, not as sup
porters of any local action, but for leaders
who will work for the nomination of Bryan
for President next year. Mr. Walker issued
this announcement today:
"The New York State Progressive Demo
cratic League is sending out an appeal to
all the Bryan men In Greater New York
to take part in the coming primaries. They
arc told not to take sides aa to the Me
Clellan and Murphy line-up. but to find out
which candidate [or leader in the various
districts Is a believer in the principles of
Mr. Bryan, and to support him irrespective
of whether he Is a friend of Murphy or
MeClellan or is McCarren or antl-McCar
ren. Bryan's friends are asked to be vigor
ous in their opposition to any leader who Is
not In favor of progressive democratic ideas
as represented by Mr. Bryan."
James J. Hagan of the fifteenth is the
only Tammany district leader who lias
come out openly for Bryan.
Going Home to Clinton, Then Coming
Direct to Washington.
Special Dispatch to Tlie Star.
NEW YORK. September 9.?After twn
ty-three days spent at Muld<ion-s physical
culture farm, near White Plains.. Klihu
Hoot, Secretary of Slat.', came to New
York today.
He put up at the Hotel Gotham, and
when greeted by The Evening Star repre
sentative said: "1 am cheerful and vigor
ous, and have gained greatly by the rest
and open-air exercise 1 hive been taking.
1 shall go to Clinton today to attend to
some affairs connected with mv brother's
estate. Then 1 shall go to Washington."
"Shall you visit the President at Oyster
"As to that. I have not decided."
"How about your trip to M-xlco?"
"Feeling healthy ami vigorous, as I do.
there is no reason for postponing my trip
to Mexico. I shall go .as soon as I can
ar ange matters, but I do not know just
when that will be. I wish to thank the
public for Its interest and solocitude as to
my health."
Sequal to Fatal Boating Accident Near
BALTIMORE, Md? S ptember -9.?The
finding of the body of Gertrude Shaughnt s
sy, formerly of Harrisburg, Pa., in the
waters of Spring Gardens yesterday, was
followed by the recovery today of the
bodies of the three remaining members of a
boating party, which had not been heard
from since Friday night.
They were George F. Frissell and Wil
liam O'Leary of this city, and an unknown
woman. The four persons, whose ages
ranger from nineteen to thirty-three years,
embarked in a rowboat at a shore resort
Friday evening. Nothing further was heara
of them until the body of the Shaughnessy
girl and the waterlogged rowboat were
picked up yesterday, it is believed the
drowning was accidental.
Announces That a Warrant Is About
to Be Issued for His
Evidently the American embassy at
London believes that James Arthur Kemp,
the alleged defaulting property clerk of
the police department here, is somewhere
in England or Ireland, but for some rea
son the embassy has not stated the basis
of that belief. Another curious turn was
given the case yesterday when the em
bassy asked for a description of Kemp,
and intimated that it was about to cause
his arrest. As the State Department some
time ago forwarded to London the very
complete description of the absconder con
tained in the proclamation of the District
Commissioners, and as this communica
tion must have reached London long ago.
this additional request for a personal de
scription of Kemp rather puzzled the of
ficials here, who, however, will imme
diateJy comply with it.
As the case now stands, the whereabouts
of Kemp are still unknown, at least in
Washington. The basis for the hope that
this ignorance does not extend to England
is found in tiie character of the messages
that have been exchanged by cable be
tween Washington and London. As al
ready stated, last Friday the American
embassy cabled the State Department an
inquiry as to whether thp extradition of
Kemp was still desired. The department
replied immediately in the affirmative,
and requested that lie be arrested and
held for the extradition papers which
would be forwarded at once.
The news was also communicated by the
State Department to Insp ctor Boardm.in,
who communicated with the po'iee in Liv
erpool, whore Kemp was supposed to b?,
but to his surprise he was informed that
no trace of the man could be found in
The last turn was g ven yesterday, when
the American embassy at Lon Ion carried
another message, which added to the per
plexity of the officials here. This was, in
substance, the request for a close personal
description above referred to, and. in ad
dition. a statement that a provisional war
rant was about tc*, be Issued for Kemp's
arrest. The only theory that seems to lit
i.as case is that, while Kemp is perhaps
not in Liverpool, he has b -en located some
where in England, and that the American
embassy people do not care to make public
any definite information on that point until
the man is actually behind the bars in How
North Carolina Rate Law Hearing
In the North Carolina rate case hearing,
in the offices of the Southern railway, today
the counsel for the state eontinu d the ex
amination of I,. Green, freight traffic man
ager of the Southern railway. Much time
was consumed in outlining matters on which
information will be furnished after consulta
tion of the books of the company. The
witness was then examined at length con
cerning alleged discriminations against
North Carolina towns in favor of Virginia
towns, which led Special Master Montgom
ery to seek an explanation of the purposes
of the Inquiry.
After all of the lawyers on both sides of
the table had spoken a recess for luncheon
was taken without the question having been
satisfactorily answered.
Conference of Diplomats on Central
America Put Off.
Owi"ng to the continued absence in New
York of Dr. Ugarte, the minister for Hon
duras, the conference of the diplomatic rep
resentatives of the Central American re
publics, which was expected to take place
here today, has been postponed for a day
or two. So far as is known there is no
hitch in the program and it is confidently
expected that when the ministers do get to
gether they will be able to arrange among
themselves for the general conference of
delegates which it is hoped will result :'n
permanent peace in Central America. It is
understood that no attempt will be made
by the resident ministers to prepare a pro
gram for the conference so exa. . in its
terms as to amount to the practical disposi
tion in advane of questions with which the
conference r'tself should be allowed to deal.
Allison C. Jenkins, Stock Broker,
Indicia! by Grand Jury.
Indictments Also Returned Against
Alleged Promoters of Policy.
Absconding- Police Department Clerk
Accused of Embezzlement?Others
in the Toils.
Allison C. Jenkins. stork broker, of 1421
F street northwest, was today inilii ted by
the s;rand Jury for a violation of the Kara
bling law. it being alleged that he eon
ducted a "bucket shop," or place where
gambling on the stock market ipiitatiens
was permitted. Jenkins was arrest. <1 Au
gust 'J!!, when the detectives and assistants
to the I'nited Sattes attorney mnde a gen
eral raid on alleged bucket shops and took
Into custody Jenkins, Wade ?t Midges,
Chesley & Spence and Frank Kane.
Bail in the sum of $1.0 <l was given by
Jenkins, witii the other persons, at tiio
time the arrests were male, but when the
other live men were lndiete I last month no
indictment was returned against him. Fur
ther testimony presented to the gra-i.I jury
by the district attorney, who lias i.ad de
tective- daily visiting liie suspected bro
kers' offices, brought about the pre- ? ntment
by the stand Jury on which this indictment
is predicated.
The indictment against Jenkins is similar
tc those returned against Um other alleged
"bucket shop" proprietors, and charges
that between August _o and August l'7 last
Jenkins did set up and keep a place for
gaming, and did conduct a pretended
brokerage business under the name of Jen
kins & Co.. for the mak iig of contracts
between him and other persons for the pre
tended buying on commission for mi' l> oilier
persons, as broker, shares of ste< k at
prices prevailing on the stock exchange,
which prices, it is claim d, were never tele
graphed to him.
Assistant I'nited States Attorney Frank
Sprlgg Perry, who lias charge of the al
legi d bucket shop crus-ide. stated today
that othyr similar indictments nr.- .look d
for when the grand jury mak -s its tiaal re
port September 80. Me would give no in
t m ition as the persons who may be In
cluded in the grand jury's linai pi is* nt
ment. but it is understood that the offices
of firms other than the four raided last
month have been under the daily surveil
lance of the detectives from Mr. Baker's
office, and it is more than probable that
one or more of thes ? may be Indicted.
As an earnest of the intention of the
I district attorney and the police to wlpa
out all forms of gambling in the District
indictments were returned today against
George Seymour. George A. Chase. William
Barnes and Winston Bridget, all colored,
for alleged violations of the policy law.
The defendants are charged, in separate
Indictments, with being unlawfully engaged
between June 1 and August HI last of the
current year as agents in managing a
certain policy lottery.
Three Indictments Against Kemp.
Three indictments were returned against
James Arthur Kemp, former property cleric
of the police department. One is in seven
counts, and charges the embezzlement by
Kemp of the contents of certain envelopes,
held as evidence of crime and left for safe
keeping in the custody of Kemp. The other
two indictments are each In three counts
and are similar, except that in one Kemp Is
i charged with appropriating tlie funds of ail
i unincorporated association ealled the Metro
' po'.itan lJoiice !{? lief Association, and in
| ihe otiier It is set out that the pioperty
] taken belonged to the ind.vid.ial members
i of the association, whose names are to tlio
| grand jury unknown.
The first count of what may he called
the "envelope" indictment charges that
Kemp was a clerk in the s rvlce and em
ployment of the District of Colum!>a as
property clerk of tiie police department and
had the custody of all property and money
alleged or supposed to have been felonious
I ly obtained or to be the pi t ceeds of crime,
or which had been !ost. abandoned, taken
from insane or intoxicated persons, or from
pawnbrokers aa the proceeds of crime. Mo
was also empowered, it is charged, to sell
abandoned and condemned property at auc
tion and receive the proceeds thereof for
safekeeping and transfer to the collector
of taxes of tiie District. While so em
ployed, It Is alleged, Kemp rcee ved a
cl.eck for $'17o.77. tin* proceeds nf a sale of
condemned property, and November Id.
l'.KM. with intent to defraud the District of
Columbia, fraudulently caused the chec k
to be cashed, and approprlaied the proceeds
to his own use.
Embezzlement of Cash.
The second count charges the cm1 ezzla
ment of $77..'17 In cash, which had be n In
his possession for more than six months,
and which should have been transferred
to the custody of t ic coll etor of taxes
The third count Is in the form of ;.n om
nibus charge that Kemp embezzled the
total of $l!.7iu.t;7 of funds coming into his
hands as property clerk, for which lie was
accountable to the D strict of Co'umbla.
In the fourth count is set out the c harge
of embezzling tdM -tO tak -n by a nu mber of
the police force from one (icorge Morris,
supposed to lie insane, and la id by K- inji
in the capacity of property clerk to the
police department. This alleged crime Is
said to have been committed July it Inst,
the day on which Kemp left his o.'Tl -e. Tiie
subject matter of the fifth count s the al
leged embezzlement of J7it May ~s last
which had been taken from Isabel 1. fas- ,
an alleged insane person. Th ? ? ,-n -zz e
ment of $lt{ January 4. I'.hh;. be:., .big to
Paul Frederick, also of unsound in ml. is
charged In the sixth count, while in the
seventh count Kemp is said to lia\ appro
priated $'-?<?) which was to lie used a evi
dence in a case pending In the l>is rict
Supreme Court.
Relief Fund Losses.
The relief fund indictment alb g s that
May 1 last Kemp was secretary, ng nt and
clerk of an unincorporated assoobit on. and
the first count charg. s that he had in Ins
poss-ssion and under bis care. $1..~17 .'.n. b -
long.ng to the association by virtu- ol his
employment, which sum, it is alie. d, he
wrongfully converted to his own . and
fraudulently took, made away witli and
secreted the money with intent to co :v> it
it to his own us.', and tier by emb zzicd
the sum of $1,517.art.
The second count charges the embezzle
ment of $>1!> belonging to the same ..ssi?- a
tion. and the alleged appropri it mn oi $.~>,|i.J
is the subject matter of th ? third lount
of the indictment. Th.- other ind ctr.i -it is
identical with the last m nt.. n d w:th the
? xcepion noted.
Other True Bills.
The grand jury also indicted lalw.n II.
f'otls, former clerk of the American Na

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