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V ULii MX. Xv. --- - - , : i . - i i - ' . GOVERNOR CURRY FOR SQUARE is HUNDRED LIVES LOST CAPT. nrV EttFA, WHO MADE A NIGHT TRIP OVEIl MOUNTAINS O 1UAL. COLLISION OF STEAMERS DEAL HARGIS ONCE MORE IS FREE OF MURDER CHARGE Clan Held Jollification at San dy Hook. Before He Went Back To Prison. FEUDIST S MEETING WITH BITTER ENEMY Cold Glances Exchanged But No Opportunity Offered for Trou ble Because of Crowd Gathered at the Trial. Sandy Hook, Ky.. July 22. Ac quilted once more after another fias co of a trial on a murder charge Judge J a men Hargis of Breathitt county, is off for his native land of feuds in the Kentucky mountains. He will make a large part of the Journey by stage, for Sandy Hook Is thirty miles from a railroad. It was to this fact that the prosecutors, Attorneys Byrd and W'augh, attribut ed their inability to secure a convic tion. "Justice is impossible In Ken tucky," they declared bitterly, and their only course was the one they took to throw up the case and 4et the judge go free. Special Judge William Moody, Governor Beckham's appointee to hear the case, declared before his de parture that he had no choice but to instruct a verdict of "not guilty." Hold Jollification. The prosecutors knew the trial was to begin Saturday and should have come prepared. The Hargis clan held a Jollification before they left for home. "In the mountains," said Judge Hargis. "every man is his own sheriff and executioner. He was accused of complicity In the assassination of Dr.'C. B. Cox of Jackson, a foe of the Hargis clan, Breathitt county Judges refused to hear the case; Special Judge Carnes abandoned it after asking state troops to protect him, and a change of venue was finally taken to Sandy Hook up on the ground that a fair trial was impossible at Jackson. Feudists Meet. This little incident shows the ter rlble Intensity. Late In the afternoon Tom Cock- rlll. who slew Ben Hargis, brother of the senator and Judgei Hargis, came over to the hotel to talk with a friend. He leaned back In a chair against a column. Presently Klbert Hargis, a big, fine-looking fellow, youngest of the three surviving Hargis Drotners, sauntered over from the court house with John Abner, a strong Hargis man. None of the three men saw what was coming. CockrlH's back was toward the court house, and Hargis and Abner were on the steps not live feet from Cockrill when each saw the other. The situation was thrilling. The look of utter surprise that flashed into each face was a revelation. None was looking for such an encounter, Not an eyelid quivered. There was not the slightest sign of recognition on the part of any one of them. The muscles In their faces went as tight as fine steel bands. There was never a flinch, or quiver, or gesture to be tray what was going on within the breasts of the three men as they faced each other. It was over in an instant. Cockrill, without changing his accent, went on talking. Hargis and Abner passed by, A few moments later Cockrill slow ly sauntered over to the court house. Wtiat is a l end. Why do the men of the blue Ken tucky hills go out In the morning with deadly hateful purpose and re turn In the evening with the blood of their neighbors on their bands? "The mountains know no law. Each individual Is Judge and Jury to himself. Wronged, every man is his own high sheriff and the executioner of his enemy." The speaker was Senator Alex. H. Hargis, brother of Judge Jas. Har gis. on trial here for the alleged kill ing of Dr. D. B. Cox. He was explaining while a crowd stood listening the beginning and the conduct of feuds, what the spirit was that lay behind Kentucky's ghastly record of shootings and stabbing. Be hind him stood the little court house where Henry Clay once spoke; to his right, the Hargis headquarters; to his left .that of the anti-Hargls faction. Not a face changed in the crowd as the senator went on. It was noth ing new to them. They had sucked these beliefs in with their mothers' milk. They did not understand how red-blooded, muscled, spirited men could settle their quarrels In any other way. If a man shot down your brother it was your simple duty to hunt him down and avenge the mem ory of the dead man. It seemed strange to them that outsiders should come in and ask questions. "Talebearing plays a big part," the senator continued. "This man or that man will go to one side anu report that the other side said so and so about It. Then the reply is taken to the opposite faction. Hard feelings are so fanned Into a fiercer flame, and the tirst thing anybody knows there is another killing. And so the feul g.es on from generation to genera tion." Senator Hargis had five brothers. He has lost three in the feud. The situation in this little moun tain hamlet is felt rather than seen. One is subtly conscious of an atmos phere of tragedy. But here the feudists are avoiding each other. They do not sleep be neath the same roofs or eat at the same tables. Captain Ben Ewen, one of the fiercest feudists, made his trip to the t : i.i 1 oer th- mountain ut niglu. Metal Market. New York. July i-'. Iad quiet 5.15'5.25; copper dull 21(tf22; sil ver 69 He, TOM CXX'KIULL AT MOMENT WIIEX HIS DEADLIEST EN EM Y STOOD GAZING AT 1UM. WASHOUT CAUSES TIEUP OF WISCONSIN SYSTEMS Heavy Damage In Neighbor hood of La Crosse From Rains. CITY COMPLETELY ISOLATED TODAY LaCrosse, Wis., July 22. All trains on the Milwaukee. Northwestern and Burlington railway systems between Chicago and St. Paul are tied up as a result of a washout following a heavy rainstorm. Not a train on any road moved out of LaCrosse for twelve hours, and it Is not known when they will get through, to Chi cago. LaCrosse Is cut off from rail com munication In every direction. Tele graph and telephone lines went down also, ibut were partially restored to day. Much damage was done to crops. one farmer near LaCrosse lost 100 head of cattle, which were drowned. Damage is Great. This storm was one of the worst that ever visited this section of the state and the amount of damage it has caused in LaCrosse alone will run Into thousands of dollars, while the loss in the surrounding country will be equally large. In the city houses were under mined, pavements washed out, sew ers stopped and much other damage done. In the country. In addition to the washing away and beating down of crops and fruit, animals were drowned In large numbers as they were unable to seek shelter from the storm. The storm resembled a cloudburst though it continued for hours, hence it was rather a terrific rain storm, accompanied by high winds and thunder and lightning. ITALIANS RIOT WHEN MINISTER IS ARRESTED Object to Charge of Embezzle ment Against Slgnor Nunzio Nasi. Borne, Italy, July 22. Rioting of a serious character is occurring In Sicily because of the arrest of Slg nor Nunzlno Nasi, former minister of public instruction, on a charge of embezzlement in oillce. Mass meet ings to protest against the arrest were held Sunday in many towns, following which, in several Instances, disorders occurred. At Palermo, where the most seri ous trouble occurred, one man was killed and many injured. Troops were called out to suppress the dis order. The senate has been called In ex traordinary session and its president will submit to the members the order nf Va.i's arrest it i hiivri that the oenutn will neren to Nasi 'a tern- porary release, and on November 4 will convene as a high court and try the former minister. dais announced: Washington, 1). C, July 22. S-. ' -rial) The treasury department has been notilli'ii of the follow ing cli.ingiH; in New- Mexico national banks: i First National Bank of Alainogor- do, W. R. Kdison to be vice presi- i oent, vice Wt;':;m J. Bryson. j Fli't National Bank of Nari Visa, i J. C. Kavlty to be cashier, vice J. 11. Dui'fihiry. E TAX SUIT Iowa Wants to Recover About $100,000 In Unpaid Assessments. STOCKHOLDERS ARE SUED INDIVIDUALLY Council Bluffs, la., July 22. Ths trial of appealed tax suits against the Portland Gold Mining com nan v. In volvlng nearly one hundred thousand dollars taxes, began 'before Judge inorneu touay. The company, which does business in me cripple creek district, was originally incorporated under the laws of Iowa with Council Bluffs as headquarters. The county decided to assess its stock and the company was men re-incorporated in Wyoming. In addition to this suit the county treasurer nas Drought nearly a thou sand suits against the stockholders of the company to recover taxes on stock held by individuals. A Tout Suit. This county has 'been considering tne tax question in regard to cor poratlons organized under the laws of Iowa but doing business In other states for severai years, and If it wins out in this action, other coun ties in the state will file like suits In order to collect taxes from corpora tions whose headquarters are In Iowa. There is no doubt but that under the Iowa law these companies are liable for raxes, hut their claim is mat the law is unconstitutional, Their appeal will decide the que non. Pitlisbiiri: I lent Record. Pittsburg, . July 22. Nine deaths, one Insane and many prostrations were reported today from heat. WORSHIPPER KILLED BY LIGHTNING IN Struck Dead by Bolt Passing Down From Steeple. llaclne. Wis., July 22. A number or buildings were damaged .ud ho ran killed in a storm here lint night. Lightning struck the steeple or hi. Mary s church at Waterford passed down and killed one worship per. Several others were knocked down and severely stunned. The storm occurred shortly after the evening worship began and large number of people had found tneir way into the church for shelter, In addition to the usual attendants at this sanctuary. When the lightning struck the steeple, it tore a large hole through the slate roofing and descended along a pell rope Into the body of the I cnurch. The man who was struck In th church was kneeling within a foot o ! lhv dangling rope and no one knew nc was injured until it was noted that "e did not rise from bis knees. DELEGATE ANDREWS Washington, I). July 22. OiMvlal) Delegate W. H. An drews of New Mexico, is visiting bia brother. Hon. W. R. An drews, chairman of the republi can state rtnirul committee of Pennsylvania, und secretary to I'ntted Stdtes Senator PenriMte. Would Not Discuss Local Politics with Newspaper Men But Friends Say He Has Definite Policy. SnLDlER-EXECUTIVE A ROOSEVELT TVPE Fearless and Diplomatic-Capable of Thinking For HimselfRc ceived Informal Reception and Spent Pleasant Evening. Captain George W. Curry, recently appointed governor of New Mexico by the1 president, vice H. J. Hager- man, removed, spent several hours In his city last evening and was enter taincd by a. number of his old friends. The governor Is en route to Ro- well from where ho will either go to Washington dirwt or to Santa Fe, where he will tak the oath of office and later go to Washington. Captain Curry has seen a whole lot of the world, some hard campaigning and some rough lite1 since he left New Mexico to serve as a soldier But his old friends declare that he has changed but little 111 upnearance he is the same amiable, optimistic U-nrless and capable George Curry Among those who greeted the new governor as an old friend and who spent the evening with him were W, B. Chllderj, W. S. Hopewell, W. S, Strickler- E. W. Dobson, A. A. Keen and Elfego Baca. After a dinner at the Sturges ho tel. the governor spent the balance ot the evening at the homes friends in this city until the arrival of his train for E Paso. While Impromptu and Informal the occasion was an enjoyable one and the time before the train was due, proved only too short. The new governor did not discuss politics with newspaper men, &1 though a newspaper man met him at the trnim and tried to secure a state ment from him. Governor Curry ha not yet taken the outh of office and he feared that It would seem Indelicate on his part to enter a political discussion at this lime. The many friends who saw him last night, however. Were given understand that the new governor would first and foremost, do all his iower to aid in adjusting local political feuds and differences. On the other hand, he will carry out the national administrations policy New Mexico. Ho will be an expon ent of the "square deal" and he will support the republican organlzatio It Is also said that the new govern or believes strongly In Roosevelt an that he is a republican of the Roose velt atriiM and Just as fearless. While Governor Curry, with com mendable reticence did not care to lie quoteil In any manner, his friends feel assured that George Curry will be governor In eve-y senwe of the word and will not be the whip crack for any self seeking faction. Governor Curry, while not posted In detail on somn of the recent po litical events in New Mexico, never theless possesses a good general knowledge of political conditions here and he will make himself fully acquainted with all details before he acts In nny manner. Governor Curry stated to a Citizen reporter ast evening that he was happy to be again In the Sunshine Territory and that he had often long ed for his old New Mexico home while serving his country In the Philippines. New Mexico welcomes him back with equal pleasure. YOUNG GOULD IS LOOKING FOR GOLD New York, July 22. Klngdon Gould, youngest son of George Gould, Is one of a party of a dozen Columbia university students now studying mineralogy at flrt hand, and pros pecting In southern Arizona. The party is under charge of Dr. Charles P. Berkcy, instructor in geol ogy at Columbia. The plan was to go first to Bisbee and then to make a close observation of Mule moun tains. It is said to be one of young Gould's ambitions to discover "pay dirt." FUGITlVb THIEF HAS NO CLOTHES Cody, Wyo.. July 22. R. McCoy, the horselhief, who gave Billings, Mont., officers a chase of over 100 miles and a pitched battle before he would give up, and who, although severely wounded, escaped from a hospital In Billings, has not beeen retaken. He has been seen several times by ranchmen. He is clad only in ills under clothing and as he has I nothing upon which to subsist, ho1 will either have to give up soon or j perish. ANOTHER DEATH MAKES TOTAL THIRTY-FIVE Detroit, Mich , July 22. Banner Hugglns. of Ionia, Mich., one of the, Injured in the I'eie Marquette wreck hulurday, died last night bringing the j total uf dead to S3. DETECTIVE McPAULAND AS TIF. HAYWOOD ARGUMENT FOR IE Impeachment of Orchard the Principal Point Which He Will Discuss. WILL ALSO REVIEW HAYWOOD'S HISTORY Boise, Idaho, July 22. "The event of December 30, 1905, rewuiting in the death of Governor Prank Hteu nenberg, cast consternation over the entire civilized world." In these words Attorney E. P. Richardson be gan today the opening address for the defense in the Haywood case. On account of the heat. Judge Wood announced that he hiad aban doned the Idea of holding a session today. He had decided to hold a morning and evening session and none in the afternoon. For fifteen minutes before Judge Richardson began to speak the court room had been closed against the throng which sought admission. Richardson plunged directly Into the death of Governor Steunenberg in his opening speech. He said that during hl administration as govern or the bull pen. was called into be ing for the first time in the admin istration of American Justice. Men were put into the bull pen perhaps as matter of necessity but certainly without due process of law. When the news of the governor's death flashed through the world there was an lmmedicate con clusion In. nearly every quarter that there was a connection between it and the Coeur D'Alene trouble. Hos tile camps arose lmmedlateiy. The mine owners were strong in their condemnation, of the Western Fed eration and It was said In some quar ters that the miners Justified the deed. "I want to say to you, that the de fense does not beliave there is any Justification for such an act. We shall not attpmjrt to Justify it. we do not believe it can be Justified from any point," declared thei lawyer. Orcluml Caught Rel llaiulctl. Richardson then reviewed the events following the death of Steu nenberg, saying that Orchard wtaa caught red handed in the act. A Pinkerton detective came to Idaho and soon had a confession from the man, who, to save his own worthless neck, was ready to place the blame u;ion others. The matter was taken up by that portion of the press which depends upon the prosperous and capitalistic classws, and the leaders of the West ern Federation were adjudged guilty wiihi ut a hearing. Richardson declared that this was so far reaching that It extended even to the White House. The attorney hegbd the Jury to lay aside any Im i rHion that they may have formed du'-ing the vast year and start with him at the beginning of the cause and go through the various events, ona by oi'e without prejudice. Order of Dcfenwe's Argument. "It Is my Intention to carry out my argument. If I am not overcome by beat, in the following order: "First, I shall discuss the law as applied to this case and to the prose cuting witness. "Second, I shall discuss the history of the Western Federation, as shown by the evidence. "Third, I shall discuss the general conditions which prevailed at Coeur D.AIene and at Cripple Creek. "Fourth, I shall discuss the series of events relied on by the state to prove conspiracy. "Fifth. I shall devote myself to the ascertainment of the particular of fense the defendants are here on trial for. "Sixth, I shall consider Orchard under arrewt. "Seventh. I shall consider Or chard while In the pen. "Eighth, I shall devote myself to the impeachment of Orchard. "Ninth. To the treatment of Hay wood, the manner, the method and reasons therefore. "Tenth, I shall devoto myself to ! the reasons why certain witnesses did not testify for the prosecution I and others did not testify for the ! "Eleventh and finally, I shall dis E,: tils ca.-e as It appears before Whin 1 have finished these ven sutJ-illvislons I will nave none all 1 can to assist the Jury in arriv ing at a proM?r and Just verdict In iln" case Richardson then began an elabor- ation of the1 rub-divisions of his ar- gument. court adjourned at li:ta until 6 o'clock this evening. DEFEN5 T.ISTEXS TO AKGVMENTS IX THE THIAL. RIOTS AND INTRIGUES ENVELOPE ALL OF KOREA Emperor's Mother and Prince Ylng's Maternal Ancestor at Outs. DANCER IS HOURLY BECOMING GREATER Toklo, Japan, July 22. Telegram from Seoul state that Intrigues on an extensive scale are now In pro gress. It is declared that the palace Is a hotbed of Illicit plots and con spiracies. The placing on the throne of the new emperor has aggravated the Jealousy between his mother and the mother of Prince Ying each having a large following. The disaffection is spreading rapidly and rioting of the people throughout the peninsula Is apprehended. ltlotcrs Grow Bold, Advices this afternoon from Seoul say that the rioting is growing in magnitude. Attempts to burn the railway station and police building were frustrated by the prompt 'ac tion of the Japanese police and gend armes. The powder magazine of the Ko rean government is strongly guarded by Japanese troops at the request of the minister of war. Rioters are shooting wildly out of windows and two Japanese pre reported to have been killed. Murderous assaults are frequent and the city is verging al most on a reign of terror. Business Is completely suspended. People Warned. Seoul, July 22. A proclamation was published at 6 o'clock yester day warning the people to remain In their houses. At dusk machine guns were eutrenchod behind breastworks built in the streets approaching th) palace In anticipation ot a night at tack. Military are patrolling the suburbs. Japanese troops are arriving hen?, but they are too few In number to make an attempt to disarm Korean soldiers feasible and they are confin ed to their barracks. At the formal audience Saturday afternoon Marquis Ito was the first to be received. He had a conversation with the former emperor, lasting ten minutes. The new emperor Is preforming his duties In a purely perfunctory man ner. He Is said to show little strength of character and the out look for his administration of public affairs Is not promising. KILLED IN ACCIDENT New York, July 22. Miss Helen Madigan, who was badly injured last evening In lb collision between an au tomobile and a Long Island express train, died today. Dr. Kdward J. Gallagher, who was with Miss Madigan, was killed in the collision. They were engaged to be married. MADE PICTURE OF MARTIAN CANAL Cambridge, Mass.. July 22. Pro fessor Perclval Lowell, director at the Lowell observatory, has sent a dls witch to the Harvard observatory offioials, which says: "Martian double canal Glhon pho tographed by LampUnd and also by me." BLOOD POISON FROM HANDLING MONEY Manila. P. I., July 22. MaJ r Paymaster Kugene Collin has had liis left arm. amputated as a result of Infection from handling money l.i paying the troops. He was a veter an of the civil war and a member of the old McKlnley regiment. i;ivi:its at K s s HIV AUK FALLING Kansas City, Mo.. July The Missouri and Kaw rivers are falling r.ipidly today. AM danger of further lluod has passed. Columbia. With Many Pas sengers. Went Down Five Minutes After Accident. SAN PEDRO RAN INTO HER IN A FOG Scores Saved by Leaping Into Other Vessel's Chains and on Life Ran, But Majority Went Down. Including Captain of Wrecked Boat. Snn Francisco, Cal.. July 22. Th steamers Columbia and Han Pedro were In collision off Shelter cove. Mendocino county, at midnight Sat urday, the Columbia going down al most immediately with one hundred persons, Including Oapt. P. A. Do ran, her commander. The Columbia left San Francisco. Saturday, sailing for Portland, Ore. She carried 189 passengers, 1(8 being cabin passengers and 21 in the steer age. Heavy Tog the Cause. " Titer was a heavy fog at the tlm ot th accident and neither vessel was able to see the other, according to survivors, until they were too close to avoid a collision. The Columbia was struck on th'pot't bow with, such terrific force that she WaJ "V down to the water's edge and sank In about five minutes. Her officer attempted to get out the boats to save the passengers and by their advice, many of the Colum bia's passengers, most of whom were men, were saved by Jumping into the outer rigging and chains of the San Pedro from which they were hoisted to the deck. . About 80 were saved In this manner. They were taken from, the San Pedro, which was drifting ' aimlessly in the ocean trying to re pair her damage, several hours later by the steamer Roanoke. San lVdro Pickett I'p. The San Pedro was picked np later by the steamer George W. Elder and , Is being towed to Eureka. She was comparatively unhurt be yond a severe cave-4n near her bows, which, however, did not let In more water than couid tie handled by her pumps. Her passengers and crew were unhurt as far as can be learn- ' d. It is Impossible to obtain a list of the dead because the list of the sur vivors is not known and cannot be obtained until the Roanoke arrive here with them, which will be this evening. Drowned In Berths. There were a number of thrilling escapes, but as most of the passen gers were asleep at the time, many of them drowned in their cabins, be ing unable to escape in the few mo ments before the ship sunk. The rescued passengers commend the bravery of the captain and crew of the Columbia, many of whom es pecially the captain, took no thought of themselves, but attempted to save their passengers. The same unsejflsh disposition was found aboard the San Pedro. Collision at Midnight. The collision occurred at midnight when all on board save the lookout and the officer on the bridge were asleep. The Columbia was steaming north at an easy rate. Suddenly out of the fog loomed the dark hull of the steam schooner San Pedro, south bound, evidently out of her course. whistles were blown and frantic ei forts made by the helmsman of each vessel to avert the collision, but to no avail. Drown Like Rats. The San Pedro struck the steamer on the port bow. tearing an im mense hole in her side through which the water rushed In a gyeat volume. Alarms sounded throughout the pa aenger ship and the terrified pas sengers scrambled from, their state rooms in the effort to escape from the doomed vessel, but the time wa too short, The vessel sank within five minute of the time of the collision. A life raft was launched with a number of passengers but only a few of the entire number aboard were savM. One hundred lives were lost. The steamer Roanoke, carrying the rescued passengers reached here this evening bringing the first news of the disaster. Shelter Cove, where the collision occurred, is 179 miles up the coast. The life raft bearing a number of survivors, is being towed to this port by the Daisy Mitchell. The VrHselx. The Columbia was an iron screar steamer of 2,7 22 tons register. She was built In 180 by J. Bosh & Son. of Chester, Pa., and she was owned by the San Francisco and Portland Steamship Co. The San Pedro is a wooilen Meamer built in lS'Jtf In Ab erdeen, Washington. I : very Woman LoMt. Late this afternoon it is reported that eighty of the passengers and crew of the Columbia were saved and that 150 were drowned Including Captain Doran. Tim steamer Roanoke spoke the steamer George W. Klder and the latter had on board eighty eight of the passengers and crew of the Columbia, who were taken off the steamer San Pedro. The San Pedro had her stern gons and was damaged considerably for ward. Her main mast was gone and her foremast sprung: her cargo was gone and she was In water logged condition. The Klder was trying to tow her to Eureka hut was making slow progress. According to J. C. Flynii, a rescued passenger, every woman passengor was lost. The body of El liutler, supposed to be from Portsmouth, Ohio, has been brought here. Miss Florence Thompson, of Johnston, Ohio, and Mi Eva looker, of Franklin, Ky.. are also amonj the Ijsi.