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DEFENCE OPENS Vigorously Attack State's Argu? ments in Capitol Trial LAY BLAME ON ARCHITECT It Is Contended Lewis Had Authority to Make Agreements For the State. Prosecution Claims That Billa Were False. Harrisburg. Ta., June 10.?Both de? fence and prosecution ad?'ressed the Jury in the cap?tol conspiracy trial. The defence made a vigorous attack upon the arguments of the common? wealth, which indicated that every point will be challenged and that tbe defence will rely largely upon the eln .? of the men Involved In the con? tract and Its execution. This was es? pecially emphasized when ex-Attorney General W. IJ. Hensel, attorney for Congressman H. Iiurd Cassell. the con tractor, said that if there was no doubt as to the adoption of the agreement upon a "square foot of workable ? h" the case falls. <? continual dashe lawyere. the defence aiming ? nflne tbe commonwealth to the smallest possible compass even In tbe closing ?rgum?>nt to the Jury. Some of these differences v. ? tocad and so Interrupted the argument that Judge Kunkel Intervened and straight? ened out the difficulties. l"I>iity Atl.-? ?Tal Cunning? ham was remarkable for its grasp of the intricacies of the case, as so as the two-day bbooco be : >t cap?tol trial in March, many s' and Marged that every man Bseatioaed in the indictim-nt was guilty of conspiracy. The contractor was charged with making fais?? bills and the a: ving them, while the others' line of conduct was such that laVB charge could bs it.' Iioni th? ta?t that they passed snd hills which were fraudulent face and which t: ? have ? ?1 !.ad they rcferr???! to th? on file in tOO cap?tol. Th?? ? ? for t ! and Mr CuanlBB*basa claimed that bad the righi to charge by a Cable by law th?? ,:? COttld not ' figure.? accord With ?vas no actloB ma?'.?? batwaoo boari aad -inn lion, th?? failure I t the state huntlr? in th?? invoice in qu?'sti?>n Mr Uraliani cbai*| lurtaf the ?mingila: .ike Impressions by innucn and a spirited controre!*! Cunnii ? of roa Mr wss . authority to mak. which had not iii-en ai tai b< a method ?if m< ? ? ? th?? restili wa . mutually in ? in? ? vorable to th.? al!<v Of the colutili-; HUNG SUSPENDED BY CHEEK Terrifying Experience of a Camden Youngiter May Cost Him An Eye. ? dea ? .? . Jane 10 11 through the righi cbeoh and U . William n. a("e?l I an inmat. ?>; ? ? d for five miaute? by three prongs o? barbad wir?? troni th?? top of ' side o? the he:; Win!?? the smalhr wer?? playing in I tbe matron, Mis w i> in. tracted I r children ? I UaoOr* the ad\i' ?? of the BBBtro littl?; hoy manfully endur? rlble suffering while two of th ploycs held his body up and W. D Durlsoe. husband of th?? niatron, with s pair of tinsmith's shears ?tit section ?if the barbed a lng th?? little fellow. 11. was ta the Cooper hospital. Banker a Horse Thief. Indianapolis. Ind.. June 10.?? ??? guilty to hors?? stealing. Ko!? nient ot the Farmers' and Merchants' of that place?, s truste?? of th? Methodist church and a large property ?owner, was sentenced to from on?? to fourteen years in the state p< : tiary. He was dlsfran? :hlsed for one year and was fined $10. ? Bomb ? animals were found in Cr.?n's possession when he was arrested here under an assumed nan; 5000 T*x Dodgers Discovered. Pittsburg. June 10?Over ?0O0 per * ho are alleged to have dotlRint: their personal property tat 1 and assessed by the l??ar<l of tax assessment and re? vision. As a result the valuation of rty In Allegheny county subject to s tsx of four mills on th'? Atojlaj- b ? >. This exceeds the return for 1907 by about $1.000.000. Hail Storm In Cumberland Valley. Harrieburg. Pa.. June 10.?A severe hail storm swept over the Cumberland valley, reaching this city. Much dam? age was done to fruit trees and grow Ing graia. STEEL PRICES CUT Manufacturers Agree Upon a Genera Reduction. New York. June 1<J.?Announceni?-t was made by Judge Elbert H. Gary chairman of the I'nited States Corporation, that a general redi: in the prices of finished steel pr< had been agreed upon by repr?? Uves of the large steel Interests aft? I an all day conference. The red affects qi! bars, plates, stru. turai iron, merchant pipe and wirr nails. The statement was as follows: "Th? ntatives of the lea?lir.g manufacturing companies bav? been in session during the day. It i understood that the price of iron or has been or will soon be reduced t ut s per ton base. "Each one of the steel manufactu? ers expressed the opinion that thar should be a readjustment in th?? prices of their r?eapactlva coaaaaodltlaa, as follows: Billets, from ? ? ?? to t bars, from $29 per ton ; a, from $1 70 par 100 poun ? to $1.60 per loo pounds; BH rch r. pipe, a reduction of two points, or $' per ton; wire nails, from $2.or? p pounds to| 100 pounds. "She?*t and plate- i<?>d early in the year; therefore no cha considered in the prices of these pro? ducts. "It Is hoped these changes will aoi necessitate a general or radical justment of wages, which it is desirous to avoid." Smuggled Gowns Sold In Jersey Capite! TieatAIBe, ? J , June 10.?Thoti. Alc?Mt. 1'nit. .; marshal the BBBBU la <>f Josephine A Byrne of New York, using .the a bly chamber of th?? state hon pun*? Daltad Btat?ea ea house here being torn apart in r building. Business in the state ? ras at a standstill while t! ? exhibited the pretty Paris nrtd . ild not re ? ist the ternntntion to go to tin bar where all of t the building, a^ of fair ?m ? gath.-re?: ? Il the fashions. Th?? govenun? ? oan the ?ale. almost th? char? ? Why r-; t Lordcn Clergymen. In London there is one clergyman to fiTj . a ! - ? ilion " Moreover, how woubl such a pro Would It l??? public or privata? it is a constitu? tion.*!: important that all trials upon indict Inrolvlag criminal cl an.l convictions al pabilo, to public may s it. through tl. iblic sen? timent, that no man shall ba un? fairly This trial would, not b.? within the letter, but || would thla the spirit of tb. tlon, for these men are not now sol It with arbitrarily, but plain American citisene. Invested with all th.? rights of clttsaashlp, who are ? ration of t*i? ir gOO? aaJBOa, bat also of valuah!. party rights, to all of which they are ltled, if not found gui! crime. They shoiibl not be dealt with, therefore, In the ?lark, as though a lot ?>f Chattels, for that ?lay for the American N?-^ro has f<> :. but as American citisene, en? titled to :' ata white men would hiv?? unl.r the same condi? tions. In so far as a rned by the fact that they ware soldiers ant' may be soldiers again, we should -. as Seer? tary Taft said of tl;?? white soldiers who shot up tha town !iio, that they are, in a sense, the wards of tbe Covern -.1 for that reason such circumstances to the pro? tection of the (.overninont in ail tluir rights. And if l i<) be further remind??!. that the Presldeal Miniand. r Army, it is a sul! answ.r that, wliile that is tru??, yet also It is true thai h? t cre? ate the Army ir Ls not for him to aay who shall enlist or reenlist. \ belongs to Congress. In short. Ibero is no excuse what for such a bill. To paas It would be but pretending to grant r< li?f. for manifestly, u? . re has ? decided change of mind, prac? tically none would follow. Our action woald but add insult to injury. It would be without ; dent, for it may be safely ass that : ?ore in the hist.?: civilization haa a leg; body been I I to rapire m<n a ? of trim?? to prove th?-ir innocence be ? hostile Judge who has already adjudged them guilty; and : fore has there been a suggestion that any man worthy to sit in Judgment upon rhe rights of his countrymen would accept such a duty If assigned him, if conscious of having the slightest prejudice against the ac <Used * Ill l+? Ill ?t II ++| ?+l ++ + t es "f a? ??- or . J - ara ?? as al Oi aLaa ai. ? mrww mrwymf*9w *tp?t"t? ???????????? +++ ffi **+ +1+ 4 4* *??' +4? m IM +++ ?_ 4-4-4 V a.?, 4*4*4 m ++f +4*4 Ml +4*4 4*4-4 + 44 M? +4-4 Mi ++4 ?Mi 4-4-4 CXV# 4-4-4 Oie* 4*4-4* 4-44* 4-44 m 4-4*4* oc* 4-4 v ?&*?? 4-44 4-4-4 &*1 4-4-4 0**r**?' *1'?' ??aJH OO* ? ??: [ |t| m +++ ??}*?* +4+ IT WILL PAY YOU To interest yourself in promot? ing the CIRCULATION of th RICHMOND PLANET. IF YOU Will. TALK WITH YOUR NEIGH? BORS A.O ?IvTERHST TrtEaSf IN THE PLANET WE WILL HELP YOU TO OBTAIN A PREMIUM. *i SHOULD YOU DESIRE ANY COLORED JOURNAL IN THE UNITED STATES. WE WILL SEND IT TO YOU IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PLANET ATA GREATLY REDUCED RATE FOR BOTH. IN ORDER TO FURTHER INCREASE OUR STEADILY GROWING CIRCULATION WE WILL OFF \) WE WILL SEND YOU ?t^THE PLANET AND THE ST LOUIS. MISSOURI. SEMI-WEEKLY GLOBE DEMOCRAT. ONE OF THE LEADING REPUBLICAN JOURNALS IN THE UNITED STATES FOR $2.25 PER YEAR FOR BOTH. WE WILL SEND YOU THE PLANET AND THE COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE FOR $2.25 PER YEAR FOR BOTH. WE WILL SEND YOU THE PLANET AND McCLURE'S MAGAZINE FOR $2.25 PER YEAR FOR BOTH. FOR TWO YEARLY SUBaSCRIBERS OR THEIR EQUIVALENT. WE WILL SEND PIC? TURES. ONE ONLY. OF PRESIDENT THEO? DORE ROOSEVELT. DR. BOOKER T. WaASH INGTON. BATTLE OF SANTIAGO. LAND BAT? TLE OF QUaASIMaAS NEAR SANTIAGO. JUNE 24. 1898. SHOWING THE NINTH AND TENTH COL? ORED CAVALRY IN SUPPORT OF ROUGH Rl DERS. SIZE 20X28 AND 20X24 INCHES. LAND BATTLE AND CHARGE OF THE 24TH ?c 25TH COLORED INFANTRY IN RESCUE OF ROUGH RIDERS AT SAN JUAN HILL, JULY 2. 1898. SIZE 20X28 AND 20X24 INCHES. ADMIRAL DEWEY'S GREAT NAVAL BATTLE OFF CAVITE IN MA MIA BAY. MAY 1ST. 1898. NAVAL BATTLE. DESTRUCTION OF ADMIRAL CERVERA'S SPANISH fleet off santiago de cuba, Ju? ly 3RD. 1898. SIZE 22X28 INCHES; LAND BAT APTURE OF EL CANEY. EL PaASO AND FORTIFICATIONS OF SANTIAGO. JULY FIRST AND SECOND. 1898. SIZE 22X28 AND 22X27 HES. WE WILL SEND YOU ONE OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR ON THE SAME TERMS? THE PICTURES LIKE THE OTHER BATTLES ARE FINISHED IN COLORS THEY ARE 22X28 INCHES AND RE TAIL AT ONE DOLLAR EACH. WE WILL FURNISH FRAMES FOR ANY OF THESE FINE CHROMOS FOR 2 DOLLARS Ac 50CTS. EACH AD DITIONAL. BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG. BAT TLE OF SHILOH. BATTLE OF FIVE FORKS. VA.. BATTLE OF ATLANTA. GA.. BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLVANIA. VA.. BATTLE OF VICKS BURC. MISS. BATTLE OF LOOKOUT MOUN? TAIN. TENN.. BATTLE BETWEEN THE MONI? TOR AND THE MERRIMAC. BATTLE OF BULL RUN. VA.. BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSV1LLE. BATTLE OF THE BIG HORN. (CUSTERS LAST CHARGE) STORMING OF FORT WAGNER. S. C. (COLORED TROOPS IN THIS FIGHT). BAT ?* OF NEW ORLEANS. LA.. CAPTURE AND ??? OF SITTING BULL. THE GREAT IN? DIAN CHIEFTAIN; FORT PILLOW MASSACRE. FALL OF PETERSBURG. VA.. BATTLE OF WIN? CHESTER. VA. BATTLE OFOLUSTEE, FLA. WE WILL SEND FAMILY RECORD. SIZE 22 BY 28. WHICH CONTAINS SPACE FOR PHOTO? GRAPHS OF PARENTS AND TEN CHILDREN. WE WILL SEND SOLDIERS WAR RECORD (CER TIFICATE OF SERVICE IN UNITED STATES AR? MY ) FOR FIVE NEW SUBSCRIBERS FOR ONE YEAR EACH. OR THEIR EQUIVA? LENT. WE WILL SEND YOU A COPY OF UN? CLE TOMS CABIN. THE MOST INTENSELY IN? TERESTING BOOK IN THE COUNTRY. WE WILL SEND YOU A GOLD-PLATED BROOCH WITH YOUR PICTURE THEREIN. YOU TO FURNISH THE PHOTOGRAPH. ONE FOUN? TAIN PEN. GOLD POINT; ONE LADIES RING. ONE BREAST-PIN. GOLD FILLED; HALF DOZ? EN LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS. ONE ALARM CLOCK. ONE DOZEN NAPKINS. ONE HALF DOZEN TOWELS. ONE CHOCOLATE POT. ONE PAIR VASES. ONE PAIR KID GLOVES. ONE HAM. ONE TURKEY. FOR TEN NEW SUB?SCRIBERS WE WILL SEND ONE CHINA SET. THIRTY-ONE PIECES; ONE NECKLACE; DICKENS. SHAKES? PEARE. BYRON WORKS; ONE UMBRELLA. ONE PLAIN GOLD RING. ONE PAIR LACE CURTAINS 1.000 ENVELOPES. 1.000 SHEETS OF PAPER PRINTED AND DELIVERED; ONE TOILET SET. ONE HALF CORD OF SAWED WOOD. FOR TWENTY NEW SUBSCRIBERS WE WTLL GIVE ONE HANDSOME GOLD RING WITH OP/^LS. RUBIES OR PEARLS; ONE JEW? ELRY BOX FINISHED IN GOLD OR SILVER; ONE SILK SHIRT WAIST; ONE READY MADE DRESS. ONE GOLD WATCH. FILLED. WAR? RANTED FOR TEN YEARS. ONE ROCKING CHAIR. ONE LOAD OF COAL ONE GROSS OF SOAP. EITHER WASHING OR TOILET; ONE BARREL OF BEST FLOUR. ONE PAIR BLANK? ETS. ONE MANICURE SET. ONE SEAMSTRESS' WORK BOX. ONE PAIR SHOES. GENTS OR LA? DIES. FOR FORTY YEARLY SUBSCRIBERS OR EQUIVALENT. WE WILL GIVE ONE SEW? ING MACHINE. ONE DIAMOND RING. ONE GOL.D WATCH. ONE PAIR FINE GOLD EAR? RINGS. ONE MUSIC BOX. ONE PHONOGRAPH. ONE READY MADE DRESS. ONE SUIT OF GEN? TLEMEN'S CLOTHES. ONE GOLD-HEADED CANE. ONE GOLD-HEADED UMBRELLA. ONE CHINA SET. ONE DOZEN SILVER-PLATED KNIVES AND FORKS. ONE HAT-RACK. ONE SILK DRESS. ONE WEEK'S TRIP TO THE SEA? SHORE. RAILROAD FARE AND HOTEL BILL PAID. FOR ANY RICF.MOND WORKER. THESE OFFERS MAY BE TAKEN ADVAN? TAGE OF BY SENDING ONE OR TWO SUB? SCRIBER'S NAMES AT A TIME. WE WILL KEEP A RECORD OF THEM; AS SOON ,AS THE REQUISITE NUMBER IS OBTAINED. WE WILL FORWARD THE PRESENT INDICATED. A PERSON WHO TRIES TO GET FORTY SUBSCRIBERS AND GETS TIRED MAY INDI? CATE HIS WISH AND WE WILL SEND THE PRESENT FOR THE NUMBER HE HAS SE? CURED OVER FIVE. THE NUMBER WILL BE FOR NOT LESS THAN FIVE NOR MORE ^HAN TEN AND NOT LESS THAN TEN NOR iV HAN TWENTY AND NOT LESS THAN G? NOR MORE THAN FORTY. TO DET' THE PRIZE TO WHICH THE WORKER ?TLED. atrlF ANYTHING IS DESIRED NOT SPECI? 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