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THE OHIOAQO EAGLE, 8ATURDAY, MARCH 14, 1008.
NEWS FROM ILLINOIS. Items from All Over the State of Matters of Interest to Our Readers. The Bergman Express and Storage Co. WrtOiBSALI AND RRTAIL DBALM0 IN COAL, WOOD AND COKB STORAGE i Furniture Packing and Shipping Furniture and Piano Movors Happenings of the Week from Cairo to Chicago Carefully Compiled for Busy Men. m UftMll ATMM OfflC III LfckMtl Al TiliphtM, Net 301 MMC MIh 4495 QERAQHTY CO. Badge arf Buttons, Muatta and Oilcloth Slgaa 61 Lm Salle Street, J. R SMULSKI & CO. 565 NOBLE STREET PRINTERS tt NOLI. AIRMAN AM POUJH OAZETA KATOLICKA," the Best Advertising Medium among the Polish residents of Chicago and America. Apply for Prices. TANNER & CONLEY Merchant Tailors First Cltss Work at Moderate Prices REAPER BLOCK 99 Washington St. CHICAGO TEL. CENTRAL 224 Wo Rent Tuxedos and :! HOHENADEL BROTHERS ! POLICE WINTER CAPS I 199-201 EAST MADISON STREET I PURE - - PUREST : L kmtmm. tOV VAI1B M P" 1 cpB w LLH-h NONE BETTER. Til J. C. Grant CMcal Coipaij, MO), HI, 114 VfMt U Ittoot, vniiwwwi Chicago, 111. Full Dress Suits fiXXXXXjtXXjuEKS L4m rjpBll SUPREME COURT DEFIED The Reef Trust defies the Supreme Court of tho United States every day of Its existence. It defies and violates the permanent Injunction granted against It by the highest court of the country January SO, 1003. And such Is Its power for harm, that no official can bo found who will stand up for what the United States Supreme Court decreed on behalf of the people. Tho Beef Trust continues Its exist ence ob a combination In restraint of trade and commerce. It continues to fix and to maintain throughout the country a uniform and exorbitant price for meat In defiance of tho mandate of the highest court In tho land. The temporary Injunction Indued by Jridgo Peter S. Grosscnp .May 20. 1002, against tho Ilcef Trust was made per manent by the United States Supreme Court In a decision announced Janu ary 30, 100.". Tho declslou establishes these points: Traffic In live stock transported from State to State Is Interstate commerce and persons engaged In buying and Helling sueli live stock are engaged in Interstate commerce. The combination between dealers to suppress all competition In the pur chase of live, stock Is mi unlawful re straint of trade. The combination between dealers to fix and maintain n uniform price In tho sale of meat throughout the coun try Is an unlawful restraint of trade. , Tho combination of dealers to ob tain preferential railroad rates, Is an unlawful restraint of trade. All combinations suppressing compe tition between Independent dealers fall under the prohibition of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. Arthur Meeker, treasurer and gen eral manager for Armour As Co.. who was Indicted In tho United States Court, together with other members of tho alleged Beef Trust for conspir acy, In ID0."i, aud escaped on a techni cality, was on the venire of tho Cook County grand Jury for January, 1008. but on account of Innate modosty caused by a sore foot was nimble to servo this time, llu certainly would bo a Good man to Investigate The Milk Trust ; Gamblers' Trust: lee Trust, or any other trust. Talk about getting the mini higher up! How Is Chicago ever going to bo cleaned up with tho Beef Trust con trolling tho grand .Inry as fully as It does the Health Department or tin; Hoard of Amercers? Why does tho Jury commission play favorites? If It Is selecting men fresh from tho defendants' dock In the .Federal Courts for positions on tho grand Jury, why not give the other trusts a fair show? Why not draw Putsey King, James O'Leury and Mont Teunes? They never raised tho price of food on tho people or conspired against them. Even If they nro called gamb lers, their court records, If they have any, arc no worso than tho members of tho Deef Trust, who only es caped eovcro punishment In tho United States court because a Judge gavo them an Immunity bath on tho ground that they furnished evidence against them selves I Why not draw Bowman, Borden oi Mix to Investigate the milk cases? They are certainly tho peers 'of MrltRr, Armour or Swift, becnuse they have only beeu ludlcted. SJWmBBBBBBBBMMKHMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm &2BaHMBBiBBBBBBBBBBBBBBHR!flBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBal HHeeLbeLbeH 4KiwyEnaajBjROjjjw9Baan il-ffi-;--;beeomW . ?.' f 'Bsssssssssl wc'Wt A Aw!vHMMWi,' '-."' :rBSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS: KWiHP dBESSSSSSSSSSSsl '-'XEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEfl CLYDE A. MORRISON, Rising Young Republican Leader. But It appears that men who have been accused of serious offenses by a Federal grand Jury arc lookis! uhm ns superior citizens and comietent Cook County grand Jurors by the Jury com mission. The iteople will wake up to the situa tion hereabouts some day and then there will be something doing. The following Individuals were In dieted by the Federal grand Jury In limr, for conspiracy In conspiring to re strain commerce and trade by monopo lizing the meat product and for vio lating the Sherman Anti-Trust law: Of Armour & Co. J. Ogdeu Armour, president. Chicago: Charles W. Ar mour, Kansas City, president of the Armour I'acklng Company; Thomas J, Connors, superintendent. Chicago; Samuel A. Mcltolierts, assistant treas urer, Chicago; Arthur Meeker, general manager, Chicago; 1'atrlck A. Valen tine, treasurer, Chicago. Of Swift & Co. Lawrence A. Car ton, treasurer, Chicago: Arthur F. Kvutu, special counsel, Chicago: I). 1.'. Havtwell, secretary, Chicago: It. C. IcMunus, poclal counsel, Chicago: Louis F Edward F and Charles II. Swift, president, vlce-presfileiit, and director, respectively, Chicago; A. II. VcHsler, general counsel, Chicago. Of the Fairbanks Canning Company Edward .Morrl. vliT-preshlent, Chi cago; Ira A. Morris, secretary, Chi cago. Of tho Cii.luhy I'acklng Company Kdward A. Cudaliy, vice-president and general manager, Omaha. Coi'itomtlon indicted : Armour & Go., of Illinois; .Armour I'ncrilug Com jMiiy, organized under the laws of New Jersey: Swift & Co.. Fairbanks Can ning Company, ami the Cudahy I'ack lng Company. Armour, Meeker and others Indicted with them all escuHd trial and proba ble conviction by the ruling of n Judge that they were entitled to Immunity be cause they had furnished evidence against themselves under compulsion sulllcleut to convict, although ho held that the corporations Indicted were not entitled to immunity and must stand trial. " But the opinion of the people with regard to these men has never changed, and the Indignation of the American public from President Koosovelt down has been frequently voiced, nnil the reeling Is growing stronger and strong er In tho matter. Aud the Supremo Court of tho United States decided March 1'-'. IbOtl. that trusts and officers of trusts could bo compelled to furnish evidence against themselves and could be lined and Im prisoned on such testimony. Notwithstanding theso facts tho Jury commission takes some of these men In older to till up Cook County grand Juries with "leading citizens." Hero are some facts to bear this statement out: Arthur Meeker, manager for Armour & Company, has been drawn as mem ber of the January body, Every grand Jury for months back has been well filled up with representa tles of tho stock yards Interests. James W. Smlthson, purchasing agent for Armour & Company, was on tho venire for tho October grand Jury, Among tho Stockyards people drawn upon tho September Grand Jury were: Wilbur L. Irwin, superintendent, Union Stock Yards. J. J, Carey, manager for Nelson Mor ris & Company, Union Stock Yards. Armour & Company had uo men tho July Grand Jury so far as can bo ascertained. Swift & Company, however, were well represented, Among the Stock Yards people serv ing us Grand Jurors on the July Grand Jury were the following: Thomas L. Smith, foreman for Swift & Company, Union Stock Yards. James E. Turner, clerk, Swift & Company, Union Stock Yard. Everett L. Van Meter, live stock salesman, Union Stock Yards. Tho following Stock Yards repre sentatives wero on the Juno Grand Jury : L. B. Crumbaugh, head cashier Ar mour & Company, Union Stock Yards. W. J. Kiisell, manager Swift & Com pany, Union Stock Yards. Nllcholas Kllburg, telegraph oper tor. Armour & Company, Union Stock Yards. Martin Buddy, live stock commis sion, Union Stock Yard". G. William Spcrry, live stock com mission, Union Stock Yards. Arthur Meeker, manager for Armour & Compuuy, was on the venire of the January grand Jury, but through in nate modesty caused by an alleged sore foot he was unable to servo this time. Should ho lm called on a grand Jury again, the other members of that body should take advantage of the cir cumstances to ask .Mr. Meeker all about The Beef Trust, and why It should not bo indicted for violating tho trust laws of Illinois; Tho fixing of assessments so that Armour & Company and Swift & Com pany escape paying their Just share of personal property toxes; Tho withdrawal of city Inspectors from tho stock yards, leaving tho peo pie of Chicago without ndequato pro tection to their health ; Tho relations of Armour & Company with the Health Department of the Harrison aud Dunno administrations. Mr. Meeker, who Is a nice gentleman, will undoubtedly tell his brother Jurors nil that he knows about ths RuhitWa or glvo them a tip as to who can give them better and more accurate Infor mation. So far 08 tllO Beef Trust I er.n. cerned, the grand Jury can get n lot of iriornmiioii already collected and relia ble, by npplvlllS lit tho mwrnnu i,f building. Wo can understand how- ti n.uvf Trust controls local conditions In Chi cago. Everybody s beginning to un derstand that. But how tho Beef Trust can contlnuo to defy tho United States Supremo Court in view of Its tNU'iimneut Injunction ntralnst It. imint. ed by that tribunal January :i0, 100.", is imrci to uimcrstnmt. Tho failure of tho Government to proceed against tho Beef Trut crimi nally under tho supreme Court deci sion of March 12, 11)00, the open detl unco by tho Bis?r Trust of the United States Supremo Court and tho perma nent Injunction granted against this awful trust by the Supremo tribunal January 30, 100.V, tho daring viola tions of tho Anti-Trust Law by tho Beef Trust all these and moro will lie great questions discussed by the pcnplo In the campaign of 1(108. Tho Beef Trust must go to Jail. Nothing less will satisfy the people. I'eoplo oro commencing to soo why so ninny Beef Trust men tire put on tho county grand jury. IMI.KS CIJIIED IN 0 TO 14 DAYS. PASO OINTMENT U guaranteed to cure any case of Itching, Blind, Illeedlng or Pro truding Piles (a o to 14 ilajs or money refunded. COc. INSANE PERSON SHOOTS SHERIFF. Mini , for Whom Authorities . Irrtnl to Xrnrott Vintnt Cnptur. An escaped puthiit, nllowed to wander nwny from the Illinois Hn-tcrn hospital in Knnknkcr, nlmt nnil wounded Sheriff .InniM 1. ItiisHC'll when tin" Inttor with n posc was endeavoring lo arrest him In Mint city. The patient was l'hlllp Cou ture, formeily nil employe at the lios pltnl, bat who went insane nfler years of attendance upon the liismie. He was nl lowed lo wander nwny from the nsylum In February, but It wns only a few days ago Hint the nsyhiia nuthnrltles begnn a senreh for him. Couture lind gone to Chi cago. Some time Inter he cntne bnck to Knnknkee mid went to his home. No one wns at home. The sheriff wns Informed (lint Couture was hi lil hmixe, and the rnld followed, Couture was In bed when he shot the sheriff. He wns mined with n knife mid a revolvur. It Is sii'iiected that his object wns to murder his wlfo and fninlly. He wns relurned to the asy lum. Sheriff Ilusselt will recover. JURY APPROVES JOLIET PRISON. Will nullity liiiiiiliillnrM Hold I'rnl trntlnry Kxrrllriil In i;rr- Wm'. The Will county grand jury hns brought in a spcclnl report on the Jollet penltetitlnry. Two dns weie spent in InvestlKiiting the condition., The jury men were given nireis to every depart ment and were permitted the urentest lib erty In making the investigation. The report w'ns ns follows: "The grand Jurors of the county of Will have pcrsonnlly In vestigated the Illinois Slnte penitentiary at Jollet and find snultnry conditions nre excellent, thnt the discipline nnil care of the Inmates nre good mid nre alt that ran be desired, nnil thnt the iiiuuiiRi'iiii'tit is Juxt and Immniie." SALOON MAN FELLS SAMARITAN MlnlKlrr Ahlliiic llrnnkrn Man Knocked lltwn Aaaallant Klnril. Odn Slremore. a Furls v-ilooukcepcr, wns llmsl $2"t for assaulting the It... W. W. Snl IT, pnstor of (lie Clirl-ll.in church, mid then went to the pnstor and oiolo glzcd. Mr. Sniff was helping n drunken mmi who hnd fallen In the street when Slzeuioie ciilne up nud took hold of the num. The snlonkeeper had been told of the preillcntuent of his customer mid wns hnsty In his net Ion, whereat the minister told him to let go. Sicmore thcrciiHn delivered the blow, which wns heard all around the pnrNh. The minister was kuoikcd down, but not badly hurt. PLOT FOILED BY ARREST. Anitrlnn t'oiimt l.nrkliiK In Vicinity of Tlireiilt'iiC)! Cleric' Home, Fiompt net Ion by n citizen Is believed to have saved Father l'eter Knenders of St. Mark's Catholic church In Venice, from nsnssiintlon by nu nnnrchlst. The priest recelxed a letter n few days ago saying he would be killed. At the time when the priest usually IciueK home to conduct sen Ices nu nppnrently hnlf-crnz-ed Austrian nnmed l'eter MnfTcngn wns observed by n mini passing the church act ing so peculiarly I lint the pnsser-by ask ed htm what he was doing. No reply was iniide. and .Mafl'cage was selcd by both wrists, mid when th police cntne he was searched. A heavy revolver wns found in a side tiouser pocket. Mnffenge wns oi'deicd to lemi' the clly, ns no elm i go could he noiil ngniiist him ex cept cniT.xIug concealed weapons. KEPT ALIVE BY PLAYING. rttril (iiuiM the .Menus of Mitlim old Mini lit Allon liilll Mon r rites, Joseph llufkcr of Alton has played cards almost continuously for two weeltf to keep alive until his sou, l.ouls, can reach Ills bedside, l.ouls was summoned from Austria aud Is thought to lie on his way I loin New York, The old man's physician fears that should he ccitsc the pastime that dlxeits his mind and keeps lilin awake he would sink lain a stupor from whlih It would be Imposslhle to arouse him. For hours at a time he lies propped up hi bed, feebly shuttling the cauls and pinning with friends, who en gage the old man in tel,i.s. PATIENT'S INJURIES ARE FATAi.. I'nroicr Who I, en licit mint llienillnw Mount In Delirium Hies, Isaac N. dairy of l.itchlleld, a farmer of Macoupin county, died at the Pavld I'rluce sniiitinhini in SiHugllcld4rom in juries siisi7iiu when In n tit of delirium he leaped from the operating loom on the fourth Hour of the sanitarium to llio street p.nemeut. Hurry wns brought to the Minlutarlmu for mi operation -on his eye-. When taken lo I lie operating loom he became violent, mid before ho could be restiulued leaped through nu open win dow, MAGILLS OFF FOR CALIFORNIA. I'rliiclimls In Xolcil .Mnrilcr i.'iisk to Mnkt- Home In Went, Fred Mngill and his second wife, Fnyo Graham Maglll, left for St. l.ouls, nud from there will go to San Diego, Oil., to ninko their future home. They will bo accompanied by Maglll's daughter by his first marriage, Marguerite. The Magllls were arrested last October in Snn Diego, being accused of responsibility for tho sudden and mysterious death of Maglll's first wife. After a long trial they were acquitted. The couple, will now carry oat the plans dint u died by their arrest. Kail Fatal u Uen. Mob. Gen. Hcrmnn F.ich, who attained tho rank of brigadier general during the Civil War ami was a prominent Germau citi zen of Chicago, died of injuries from (ailing ou an Icy sidewalk, WITHIN OUR BORDERS. The Elgin Nntlonnl Watch Company hns reduced llg working hours to four days a week. . Fire destrojed the plant of the Cbnrlrs E. Meyril Vlnegnr Company nt Freeport. Loss $100,000. The Chicago and Alton shops have In creased the hours and force In the ma chinery department nt Bloomlngton, Harry Jaynes. living uenr IMnlnvlew, says he killed n wildcat In the timber of Macoupin toitnty. The animal was trccil by Ills dogs, nud Jnynes, thinking t lint It was a 'possum or roou, shot it. When Mrs. Otto Swnnson of Kewnnee went 'to the barn to call her husband at " noon the other day she found Ills (lend body bunging from n rnfter. While de fpondent he hnd committed Mllcldc. Gov. Denrrn hns nunounred the ap pointment of John Itunlap, formerly State mine Inspector for the Ninth district of Illinois, to State Inspector of the Third district, with headquarters nt I'eorln. Stricken with npoptcxy while playing cards nt a party In the town of St. George, near Kankakee, Mrs. Aurella l.n nouc was carried ftoin the table and tak en to her home, where she died a few hours later. Itohert Munn, who gnvc himself up vol untarily to the police In 1'iieldo, Colo., plended guilty lo the charge of murdering William Kothe in n saloon in Litchfield July !, IIHCi, and was sentenced to twen ty years In Chester penitentiary, lie said his conscience hurt him. Maurice Should nnil John Murray, both living near Elennor, lost their way and Slniiilik, exhausted and nimble to travel further, fell and was frozen to death. His body was found within a few rods of the depot. Murray reached his home after having spent the night In a hajstnek. Merrltt O. rhniice, chief clerk of tho I'otoHlcr Department, hns been appoint ed by the l'resldent auditor for the I'ost ollice Department, to succeed Col. E. G. Tlmrre. who resigns In go Into private business- In the West. Mr. Chnmv Is from Illinois, having been born in Mount Vernon In IMS!). Dnn Stevenson, the Kansas City min ing promoter, who wns shot by Attorney O. B. Hewitt of Tnylorvllle six week's ago, sued Hewitt for .f'J.i,000 damages for iM'rsonnl Injuries. A H-enllher bullet en tered Strti'iisoii'ri bnik nnil affected the spine no Hint one of Ids lower limits Is paral.zed permanently. I'rof. E. A. Dllh lancing teacher, who was chained to a post on the public square in llurrisbing because he would not wotk on the streelH while shackled In piDtnent of n $100 line for gambling, bus In ought suit In die Saline county Cir cuit Court against Mayor C. E. Dying ton for jpTi.OOO damages. The Secietnry of Slate hns licensed I he Chicago, Milwaukee and Gnry Hallway Company. The capital stock Is $10,000, mm. It proposes to construct n railway from Wlunebngo county, on the boundary line between Illinois mid Wisconsin, thence southeasterly In Illinois through the count hs of Winnebago. Ogle, DcKalb, Kane, Kendall, Will and Kankakee to some point on the Indiana line, In Kanka kee county. 1'assenger tiniu No. 200 of the Illinois Central was wrecked lite miles north of Belleville at night, and a irainlnad of passengers hnd a narrow escape from In jury nud deiith. The train was derailed while running at a good rate of speed, and four passenger coaches, torn from their trucks, rolled oer at the side of the track. The passengers were panic-stricken, hut no one was hurt. The wreck Is hoeiil to have been caused by a defective switch. Ainnsn C. Campbell, the wealthy Wis cousin lumber merchant convicted of kill ing Dr. Benjamin F. Harris In the Cham ber of Commerce building In Chicago In 1000, was sentenced to the penitentiary for one cur by Judge Whales, e was found guilty by a Jury of manslaughter Sept. 21, IIHI7. The Jury was so Impress ed with the plea ou the unwritten law made In Campbell's belmlf Ihat it would not sign a crdlct unless It could attach to it n rciomuicudatlou that his sentence he only a sear. On lompl.llul of C. H. I'. Itogers. .1 Eriirst Edmunds was arrested in llloom Itigtou charged with embezzling tm Mlm of .lll.. Edmunds was nu aliendaut nt the (cntrnl ho.plhil for Insane nt Jiukson title when the complalunut was committed lo his ward, He alleged thnt while in tin Institution, or about the time he wns rouunltted, Edmunds took the money, Ed iiiuuiIh wns placed under $."00 bond in Squhe Dice's court. Edmunds' friends nssert llleie Ik nothing In the caso except an unfoituunto eiuhnrrnssiueut for him, The will of James Itoach, a former In mate of tho Soldier' Homo in Qiiiney, was not admitted to probate tho other day hivausa of objections (lied on behalf of the widow nud t-otm of tho deceased. Itoach, who was estranged from his fnin lly, left his estate, consisting of $2,100 in the bank and eighty neres of Living ston county laud, Milued at $1ii0 an acie, largely to charitable Institutions. These Institutions, ou learning that .the wife and children nre in need of tho land ami money, have generously agreed to waive their claims. A cargo of powder carried by a Big Four freight train exploded while the train was running nt full speed, two miles from Litchfield. Two men nro reported fatally Injured. The train was bodly wrecked nud several cars wero burned. The concussion hhook houses nud shutter ed windows for ninny miles, Mrs, Elizabeth Gibson, nged "', died at tho home of her ton, Nelson NeUou, sixteen miles touthetist of Murphyshoro, of burns received while waiting on her daughtcr-ln-law, who was bedfast. The aged woman went Into the kitchen to pro euro medicine. In reaching over u store bu clothing became ignited. JIM..-'-,. T s..SafciMW