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Fair Fafrandcooifoniht and cool tonight tonightand t ar GET THE TH EBEST EBESTand BEST BESTTHE
and tomorrow ft r a ft e tu tI g 0 n tmr J e THE THESUNDJ4YTJjJfES SUNG A Y TUfES
4094 AUGUST 26 1905 L90 PRICE ONE CENT
He Denies DeniesThatShe That She Gave GaveHim GaveHim GaveHim
Him Money for Per Perv Personal Personal
v sonal Use UseONE US USONE UseONE
Witness Makes lvlakesGeneral General De Dev Den Denial
v nialdf n nial al Of f Improper Conduct ConductWith Conduct Conductlith ConductWith
With lith Woman WomanWOOSTKR WomanWOOST1R Von1anWOOSTEROAug
WOOSTKR WOOSTEROAug O Au Aug 26 6In In the Taggart Taggartdivorce Tn raggartdivorce gart gartdlVOrle
divorce case 3 ase se this t hiS morning BflIy Illy l1lYTa Tag Taggart ¬
gart was called to the stand stan Ho FIQvrossexathined YHS YHScrossexamined as asrossexamined
crossexamined regarding re arding his finances financesabout financesnbout
about a certain time timeThe time
The rh object was to show that he had hadreceived hadrteivcd
received money mone from Mrs Taggart He Headmitted H Hndmittd
admitted that he h e had received two two New NewYork NewYork
York drafts for about 100 but asserted assertedthat assertedthat assertedthat
that the money was wa used to t pay bills billsMrs billsMrs
Mrs Taggart owed in Orrville The Thedrafts Thtratts Th6irafts
drafts ratts were received from rom Hurlburtt Hur burt in inChicago inI Inlilcago
I Chicago Mrs Taggarts financial agent agentTh agentThr gent gentThp
Th Thp witness gave names of persons to towhom townom
whom he paid bills billsBilly billsBilly
Billy also dented having conversations conversationswith conversaUonRwith conversationswith
with residents of Orrville as to money moneyhe monerhE moneybe
he hE was wa receiving reoelvingarld reeIvIn aiJd had received from fromMrs fromMrs fromMrs
Mrs Tnggort TnggortWhen Tagg1rtYheu
When Grace Taggart came to Woos Wooster Wooster oos oostel
ter did you ou not tell ell Ralph Mich that thatyou thatou
you ou got a letter from her telling you younot younot
not to come to Wooster tosee her h r whilethese whilethese while WhUethese
these divorce proceedings were going goingon goingon
on 1
No sir I did not notDid 119t BotDU
Did D Id you von tr receive lea a package p3 la1 from irom rom11iU rom11iUV Mill MillYaHey till tillg
g YaHey VnIIel V IJey < 3Ali during the t1iey theyear year ar 1904 1904Yes lOOn lOOnYts 1904Yes
Yes sir sirWho lr lrWhQ frWho
Who sent it itThere itThertwere
There Thertwere were no nomarks9n marks gn n 1 it itOh ItOh I IOh I
Oh now you knew k un Whwas Who was It ItGrace iti3race 1 1Grace
Grace Taggart TasgartWhat TaggartWhat Taggarthat
What hat was W S In iniU iniUA inIt inItcult it itA
A suit of clothes clothesBilly cloth clothesBilly s sBf1l
Billy Bf1l was excused shortly short1 after recess recessat recessat recessat
at 1045 after he had kept up his gen general gCllml goneral ¬
eral ml denials as as a to improper conduct with withAirs withMrs
Airs TaggartSterling TaggartSterling Taggart
Sterling asked that Taggart be kept keptwithin keptwJt keptwithin I
wJt within n the t e jurisdiction jnrledlction of the t court nndthe and andthe
the order Orderwa was S reads ad2 and a nd he W cvlI 11 likely Wtl Y be becalled
called again during the th coming woek woekJudge woekJudge w ek ekJudge l
Judge Smyser Smyserasked asked that court ourt be nd
journed us s he did np llP1ish jvislx to call call Sirs SirsrrW6rgtttrTor lrs
rrW6rgtttrTor Ti gn tr r itifi trigfi ifi a short lh hort rt pLn time timeJudge timeTud
Judge Tud e Enson EnsonQbjectali objected and atl a numberot number numberof
> ot wtnesses were called to show how thatllrsTaggart that thatMrs thatMrs
Mrs llrsTaggart Taggart had given the boys proper propercare propelcart propercare
care careThe careThe >
The judge said that the welfare of
the boys bo s would be his first consideration
Mrs Taggart was wa in court but a few fewminutes t fewminutes w wtninut
minutes tninut B Friday and not at t all today todu
Inless sickness prevents pr vents Mrs 1aggart raggart jag jaggart
gart will be the first witness called
Monday MondayRESCUE MondaLIFE MondayUFE
Anglers in Disabled Launch WereDriven WereDriven Were WereDriven
Driven Out to Sea Off ff At Atlantic Atlantic ¬
I IJoseph
ATLANTIC CITY Aug 26 26Capt 2GCaptJoseph Capt CaptJoseph
Joseph H Riley and Charles Turner of ofthe ofthe I
the Longport lifesavini lifesaving station made a athrilling1 aihnlUng athriulng
thrilling1 rescue of anglers frem fr m a dis disabled disabled ¬
abled launch at sea amid complete dark darkness darltn darkflC8S ¬
ness n BS last night The scared men were werelanded werelanded werelanded
landed in the teeth te th of a f gale r le and the thelifesavers thelitcsav theliresavers
lifesavers litcsav ers were roundly cheered cheeredThe cheeredThe
J The launch Chloris put out this morn mornIng mrn1ng mornf
f tag Jn Jncommand command of Captain Arhheiter Arhheiterfor Arnheierfor
for a day on the banks with the party partyof partjot partyof I
of anglers which included John G Wil Wilson Wileon 11 11Bon ¬
son of 2510 Diamond street Philadel Philadelphia Philadelphia Philadelphia ¬
phia and John Bralthwaite of Trenton TrentonDuring TrentonDuring TrentonDuring
During the afternoon the storm set In Inand Inand
and they decided to get back but the themachinery themachlneQ themachinery
machinery of the craft became be came disabled disabledand dlsabeand disabledand I
and they were at the mercy of the sea seaIn seaIn sean
In n that predicament Captain Arnhejter Arnhejtereet Aruheiterset I
eet out fqr shore in a dory and rowed rowedthe j i
the ten miles reaching the lifesaving lifesavingstation lifesavingstation I
station after dark He returned with withCaptain I
Captain Riley lUie and Turner to the dis disabled i iabled Iabcd
abled craft which was located with I Igreat Igreat
k great difficulty difficult The party was brought broughtashore broughtashore
ashore after the utmost peril for or the thegale thegale thegale I
gale threatened thr atenoo every moment to swamp swampthe swampthe
the boat The anglers were full of ofjoy ofjU ofjoy I
joy jU as they trod solid ground once oncemore oncemore
more I
I ImornIng
Cool weather weatherprevalls prevails generally y this thismorning
morning east of the Mississippi river riverthe 1 1the i I
the temperatures ranging from 2 degrees degreesto I
to 13 degrees below the seasonal aver average average ¬
age In the st temperatures as a arule arulE arule
rule are re somewhat above the seasonal seasonalaverage seasonalaverage
average averageThere averageThere averageThere
There have been general showers and andthunderstorms antIthunderstorms andthurider4tOrmS I
thunderstorms In the Atlantic and east eastGulf castGulf eastGull
Gulf States Heavy rains fell fel In Vir Virginia lr lrginia ¬
ginia the District of Columbia Mary Maryland MaryLand ¬ I Iginia
1 land New Jersey Jer > er and the southern por portion portlrn ¬ i
tion of eastern Pennsylvania Pennsyv inla There Therewere Therewere rherefre
were fre also local showers In Nebraska NebraskaNorth NebraskaNorth I
North Dakota Montana 110 nta na and Colorado ColoradoThe C ColoradoThe olorado
The weather will tonumie intrnue fair and andt andcool
t cool oe 001 > l tonight and Sunday Sun ay In the upper upperhlo upperhlo upperlilo I
< > hlo valley lower Ute region the mid middle middle middie ¬
dle Atlantic States and New England Englandbut Englandbut
but it will be somewhat warmer Sunday Sundayin SundayIii I
in i1 the Ohio vallejt vaUe and an lower lake h ko re region 1 1Jion regitn ¬
gion In tho south Atlantic and east eastGulf eastCult eastCult
Cult States showers will continue continueTEMPERATURE contInueTEMPERATURE continueIEMPERATU1tE
9 9am a m 671 67
12 1 noon A
1 p m J V 74 74DOWt 4 4DO
Regllitere llegibterekH < r rkB k Standard Thermometer ThermometerrR ThcnnomotorJi
9 a m ri2noon
32 Ji 2noon noon > SI SII
1 p m mSun rR 83 I
THE Sv SvSun Stfl StflSun
Sun set sets today todayfVn toda 630 6 6S 3 3I
fVn S I n rises tomorrow tomorrowi tomorrou 5 5rlpE 52 52I 52qq
1 il n e today 7 429 p m mM me ml
M ie e l today 1104 pm p m mtomorrow5OOa
1 nd 1 < Je < tomorrow tomorrow500 500 a m xn525 525 p pm pmLv m ml inIv
l Lv f de e tomorrowU50 a m 1153 j p m
Answer to Modified De Demand Dema Dcmand ¬
mand ma ld Regarded as a aCounter aColinter aCoUnter
Counter Proposition PropositionDISCUSSION PropositionDISCUSSION PropositionDISCUSSION
Both Governments It I tIs Is Said SaidAre SaidAre SaidAre
Are Anxious fer Peace Peaceful Pea Peaceful e eful ¬
ful Set Settlement SettlementPORTSMOUTH SettlementPORTSMOUTH Iement
PORTSMOUTH N H I Apg2G AJJg2GRus1 2GRus 2GRuslas Rus Russlas
slas s las answer answerto to Japans modified n odified de demands demantis t tman
mantis man s is a counter proposition It Itgoes Itgoescynd goes goesbeyond I
beyond b cynd that which had hadbeen been expected expectedRiid expectcdtJldinstead expectedwd
Riid tJldinstead r instead of being a decHnatlon pure purely purey urc urclyit ¬
ly lyit l y it is understood to be b so framed framedas
as a s to furnish furnlshi1 a a basis for f r further further negottion nego negotiation nesoqittion ¬
tiation tiationWhether qittionYheth t ttion ttionWhethei
Whether Yheth this tlI 3 will be of oone one days da s dur duration dura durtion ¬
ation a tion on or orado7eld a adoen1i dozensIs but mcrec mere conjecture conjectureBut conjectureBut nJectme nJectmeBut
But from the th frame of mind of the two twogovernments twogovernments twogovernments
governments as a Indicated by the dcvel developments j t
opments of the post mstfortyelght fortyeight hours hoursthere hoursthere hourshere
there t is excellent ground for or the belief beliefthat beliethat beliefhat
that t hat neither of them desires d s1res to break breakoff breakof breakoff
off of negotiations at this time timeMeeting timeMeeting timeMeeting
Meeting Time Uncertain UncertainThe UncertainThe UncetainThe
The answer was not received until late latelast Iatelast lateast
last l ast evening For that reason no final finaldecision finalI finaldecision
decision as to the C day d a y or hour of meet meetIng meting meetng
I Ing i ng has been fixed although when the theconference theconerence theconference
conference conerence adjourned on Wednesday Yedne5dn it itwas Ituntil itwas
was until 3 oclock today Yesterday Yesterdayhowever YesterdujI Yesterdayhowever
however there was Wj1s ps some soinetalkor talk of meeting meetingthis meetinsthis meetingthis
I this morning but for some reason al although altbough although ¬
though the matter was under consider consideration conslderatlon consideratlon ¬
ation atlon at midnight no n definite announce announcement announcemeat nriounce nriouncement ¬
ment had h d been made madeThis madefhlfl madeThis
This morning and as it was all allthrough allthrough allthrough
through the night the tension is high highThe hiGhThe highThe
The envoys attempted to appear indif indifferent Indif Indifferent hiditferent ¬
ferent to the outcome but they the ap appeared a ap appeared ¬
peared p > ared In public only when the neces necessity necessity necessity ¬
sity demanded it From the hints that thatwere thatwere thatwere
were dropped by b members of the re respective respective reapectlve ¬
spective suites and from cable Informa ¬
tion from across the water it was ap ¬
parent that for tho time being the home homegovernments homegovernments homegovernments
governments had charge of the negotia negotiations negotiations ¬
tions tionsDuring tion tionsDuring
tionDuring During last evening there was a con conspicuous conspicuous ¬
spicuous 5 iCUOUS absence absenceof Qsenceloflhe of the members of the thesuites thesuItes theuItes
suites s in and about the hotel lobby lobb
Even Eventhe the inscrutable but sociable Mr
Sato Sn to who custOmarily enjoys ehjoJsthe the at ¬
tractions t of the thepalm palm room until a late
Tiour Tloureach h our each night took the elevator to totln
his l tln looms rooms before 9 oclock oclockRussian oclockRussianSpok
Russian RussianSpok Spokesman 3man Spars SparsThe SpatsTbe
The Russian Hussl n envoys through their theirspokesman theirspoksm
spokesman spoksm s n M Korostovltz do not ad admit admit admit ¬
mit that the answer of their govern government overn overnm ¬
ment m 1t to the Japanese proposals is IRiri IRiriari in inany inany
any ari way wa a counter proposition Their Theironly ThiIonh Tl Tlonly
only TefeJ reference mce to it Is that Ii I is Isan s hot hotan ht htan
an ultimatum and they say that it it may ma maor
or may not furnish the basis for further furthernegotiations furth r rnebrotintion
negotiations negotiationsWhat nebrotintiont negotiatlonstVhat
What Is meant Mr > Ir Korostovitz 1 by
the t statement e e r that t the he answer 1 of F the t I ICzar
Czar to the Japanese conditions co nd IU US Is part partly ¬
ly l y responsible he was asked askedI ked kedI
I do not know he replied repliedUnless
Unless it is that thatnnY any reply to a aproposition aproposition I IpropositIon
proposition may be considered respon responsive ¬ I Islve
sive Whether it is favorable or un unfavorable unfavorable Unfavorable ¬
favorable 1 cannot say
It comes from an excellent authority
that Russias answer might be con construed construed ¬
strued as as a counter proposition was wassuggested wasuggestNI wassuggested i
suggested suggestedNot uggestNINot
Not 5n n a diplomatic enso he replied repliedVe i
We Ve have met met the Japanese proposals proposalsin I
in the proper spirit but what form our ourresponse ourn ourresponse j
response n SpOli8e has taken I am amnot not at liberty IIbert IIbertto I
to divulge divulgeIs
Is Russias answer of such a char character C character h ¬
acter as to lead to farther negotia negotiations negotlatlons negotiaLions ¬
Lions he was asked After Attera a moment momenthe momenthe momenthe
he answered answeredDepends answeredDepends answeredDcpenIs
Depends Upon Developments DevelopmentsThat
That depends d pendg upon todays toda s develop developments deelopmants developmonth ¬
month The Th Japanese > envoys enOS may tn y at atonce atGnce atcnce
once express their dissatisfaction c mtlsfactiO1 at atRussias atnussiasattliude atRussias
Russias nussiasattliude attitude That would mean mean the theend theend theend
end Japan may have a further propo proposition proposition propositlon ¬
sition to submit or something I > come comefrom comefrom
from our side Then again the Japanese Japaneseenvoys j jenvoys I I InVO8
envoys nVO8 may desire deslr further time for or con conI conIslderatlon eonsideration i isideration
sideration The fate of the negotiations negotiationsrests negotiationsrests I
rests upon the th attitude taken today
What is your our personal opinion of the theprospects theprospects theprospects I
prospects Mr Korostovitz was wa asked askedI
I am beginning be innlng to believe that the theconference theconference theconference
conference will end today or at least on I j
Monday was the response i I
The impressions Imprf > ssions created from these th > se ut uttenncS Utterances I
terancfts arp that the Russian envoys j
if not actually expecting would not be besurprised bBsurprised basurprised 1
surprised to receive further advices from fromthe frontthe I Ithe
the Czar before the conclusion of ot todays todaysmeeting todl todaysmeeting s smeeUng
meeting It is apparent that the Rus Russian Russian Russlap ¬
sian plenipotentiaries expect Japan to toreject toreject toreject
reject their answer In its present form
That is why they believe negotiations negotiationsare negotiationsifie
are ifie rc rapidly drawing to an unsuccessful unsuccessfulconclusion unslJces3fulcOnclusion unsuccessfulconclusion
conclusion The suggestion su gcstlon however
that something may come from our1 our1side our ourside I Iolde
side which Mr Korcsovliz makes j I
strengthens strength IS the Impression fmprss on thru the Czar Czarof Czarof zar zarof
of RussIa and not his hi envoys is at pres present preRl1t prestnt ¬
tnt < l1t personally p > rsanally directing thr > negotiations negotiationson ne oHatlons oHatlonson
on the pnrt pn rt of his Is government governmentIt govErnm n t tIt
It is significant that tha t heretofore in dis discussing tHscUSRlng tlseussing ¬
cussing the probable action of the con
ferencft the RUl Russian slan spokesman has ex ¬
hibited no doubt as a to what course the
Czars envoys would takeWhat take takeWhat takeWhat
What Russia Asks AsksThrcp AsksThrce AsksTirt I
Thrcp specific flpcclt c propositions are It Is Isunderstood 15understood istinderstoud
understood emboided < mbol d in Russias Rus < las an answer ansvcr answer ¬
swer They Jh are
1 A reiteration of her determination determinationnot
not to pay a cash ca h indemnity Indcmnlt of Q any anyamount anyamount anyamount
amount under whatever guise the prop ¬
osition may be presented
2 A refusal rffu al to purchase purcha e half of
Sakhalin Island and to establish a I
dual government thereon thereonThe
< 3 The oxprcssjon cxrcsson of a willingness to toreimburse tozeirnbttis I
reimburse t lmbUs Japan to a reasonable amount
for the maintenance of Russian pris prisoners url3l1nf1rs nrisOziers ¬
oners and nd for iertain other charges chargeswhich clU1r chargeswhich es eswhich
which Russia is willing to recognize recognlztM recognhtM recognizeM
M Witte in a Rage RageM
M Witte Vlttf was seen by tho newspaper newspapercorrespondents newspapercorrepondcnta newspapercorrespondents
correspondents relative to tot a publica publication publleatlan pubhicalion ¬
lion In the St Petersburg Slovo pur purporting purporting purporting ¬
porting to como from its It Portsmouth Portsmouthcorrespondent POrtsmouthcorreMpondfmt Portsmouthcorrespondent
correspondent which declared that a amember ampmber amember
member of tho Imperial family had cx exprffsscd cxDrf cxpressed
pressed Drf > ffied l his s belief that Russia was wa con considering conIdorlng consldering ¬
sidering u compromise and that he be believed belIevt behleved ¬
lieved lIevt > c1 pane > was in sight The The senior seniorRussian 80nlOlRussian seniorRussian
Russian envoy new Into a rage when whanhe whonhe whenhe
he read the telegram anil denounced denouncedit
it and nd the agency agenc that had ha sent s nt It out outwith outwith outwith
with violent gesticulations gesticulationsM
M 1 Witte declared that It was wa7 wa merely merelyContinued merelyContl merelyConti
Continued Contl u ud d oh onsc on Secoiid i1 l Page PaSe Pagei
rrb = > r r4tOYAL
Fired Fire4Y Volley o11ey in Attempt Jttt Atteinp1 lnpt to tojyi toLiiich
J Imicii jyi C l Parent ParentONELITTLE J 1aieitONE > arent arentOrJE
Girl Badly Wounded Wou de May iay Recover RecoverResult RecoverRcs RecoverPesult
Result Rcs It of the Bonndary BonndaryDispute BOlldar BOlldarDispute BonndaryDipute
Dispute DiputeroOD MSV MSVrOTiWOOD 1 t tv
rOTiWOOD v WQOI roOD > Ontario Aug Lug 26 ZGEght ZGEghtmiles Bight Bightmiles Eghtmiles
miles north of this place l ce two children childrenwere childrenwer childrenwere
were wer shot and one was killed by an anarmed annrmtt anarrnd
armed nrmtt mob The whole countryside is isin i iIna isn
in Ina I n a > stgf tif of wild wjl excitement xclt ccltenent mcntt for rt it is isthe i iUle i ihe
the t he firlst Ji I rst t tragedy dot du to o mob mop vldlehco vl ldtenc l rc l lt lthe ti tilht i ithe
the t he province 9 QiJLaiO QiJLaiOThe jf niario tLalorrhefrUmS V VThe
rrhefrUmS The TMqtima wer wera ei Mabel rabelH1U Hill fifteen fltteCinyears fifteene t tm tmyenr
years yenr I e old i and her brother br ther TlioraS TlioraSlImlwelve Tliorcas TS TSHill J JiihI
Hill lImlwelve J iihI twelve years eas old the children l hll re1 of ofRobert orobCtt ofRobert
Robert obCtt Hill a a welltodo farmer who whohas wh whoas j jhns
has h as been involved In lvcd in ilumevus numerous disputes disputeswith dIeputewith liPUleoawith
with his neighbors over boundary boun ary lines linesfor linestor lbi lbior
for f or three or four years yearsMan yearsMan elrs 1 1I I
Man of Courage CourageHill Co CourageHill ri1gc 1 1Hi11
Hill is a man of determination ftermJuatl n end endcourage in tadourtge d dcourage
courage and capable caabi of maet1 meetIng franirejte franirejteof an1fP LYPDrft LYPDrftf 1
of o f his enemies enfomi s single handed hi aftysdrt aftysdrtof niI 1t 1tof
of o f an encounter Knowing his character characterfor chnracterr >
for f r fearlessness fearl ssncss the t e men who have been beenopposing b beenpposing en 1 1opposinJ
opposing o him on the boundary question questionmet quesUonm ptestonmet
met m t in secret and agreed to surround the thehouse thehous thehouse
house compel him to come out and set settle netle t ttic ¬
tic t le under und pain of death if he refused refusedAt refuJlAt refusedAt
At dawn the house hous was surrounded surroundedThe surroundedThe urroundedThe
The mob had neglected to inform inormthetn inormthetnseI them themselves thornelves
selves s seI s whether whcth r Hill was at home and andwhen aaclwhen
when a demand was made mad that he come comei cometo
to t o the door there was no response An Another Another
other and morb mor more insirtent In tent call was made madLIt nvedLIt
It was wa > answered by b3 a nftlefaeed girl girlwho grlwho girlwho
who came to the window and looked out outon outon outon
on the circle circleoi of oCmcnwbo nien men who covered the thefront tbefront thefront
front end rear entrances of CrU1C the little littlefarm littlefarm littlefarm
farm hcuge hcugeMy licu9eMy 1CU3 1CU3My >
My papa p pa Is asleep a deep she ho said What Whatdo Whatdo Vhnto
do o you want wantThen wantThen wantThen
Then she banged tho door and ran ninback ranbnc runbacl
back backThe bnc baclThe
The leader of the mob rocbbccmc became In Incnsfd Ineenaed
censed and told his hii followers fojlowcr that the thtonly theonly
only way to get the thefarmcr farmer out outwast outwasttrlghten was to tofrighten
frighten him with a valley vJIleyF Four ur or five fivemen livemen
men in the crowd carried loaded loa6 shot shotguns
guns When Then the command was given gtveuthey
they aimed at the windows Oy o the house houseand hou houand 1tousand
and fired firedThere
There was a scream o ot terror from fromwithin fromwithin fromwitliiri
within and Tommy the twelveyearold
boy ho came staggering to the door In
his night dress drc which was covered with
blood He fell dead on the threshold thresholc1His
His sister s1sterj shot hot In the arm rm and an side sdefell
fell over his body bodyMob b9dyMob bodyMob
Mob Dispersed Horrified HorrifiedHorrified HonificdHorrified HcriiedIlorrifled
Horrified at tho unexpected result of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their murderous mun erols fire the the mob retreated retreatedand retfentedand retreatedand
and scattered Hill came to the t10100r door doorand i innd
and picked up his boy Y and girl rho lit little
tle fellow had been killed almost Ja Jastantly 1 1stantIy iiistantly
stantly by a charge of shot which whichstruck whichsUuck whichsttiick
struck him In the head The girl will willrecover wUiccocr willrecover
recover recoverProvincIni i
Provincial I detectives < tl > ctes have hI vc been sum summooed sumnlOild I Imlwd
mooed to Investigate the case cns casetiers Jseigh elh elhi9 i
tiers deity i n that A mob throntrn throntcnI l Hill 11111and i j
nh aih
i9 ClI i ithe
and say 3 that h the shooting S tI wusTlJ wus ititie h in inthe
the house Hill says nyg he knoWs Itiio the theroan i imen Imen
men who fired the fatal shots through throughthe iuoUghathe
the windows find will identify i enUf them at atthe atthe atthe I
the proper time tlm j jGEORGE I IGEORGE
BOlDS Md l I Aug 2G 2ltGeorge 26Georgehart George Co Cobart
bart the alleged assailant of Miss MissHolly lJis lJisHolly MissHolly
Holly Is still at large but was seen seenat seenat ijeenat
at Catoctin last evening evenin about 5 oclock oclockand ociockand oclockand
and stopped it Is stated at Deans Deans1I100n Deansgaloon
saloon and then left Ie Sheriff Sh riff Williams Williamshead Williamsloft VilUam VilUamleft
left Bods last 18t night for BrunswicK to tohead tohead
head him off hut Cobarth must have havetaken havetal havetaken
taken tal en another track and the th sheriff re returned rl rlturned returned ¬
turned to Washington Junction this thismorning thismornlngagaln thismorning
morning mornlngagaln again taking up upthe the trail trullThe traUrhe trailrite
The feeling and Impatience hnpatlen e over his hisliberty hisliberty hisliberty
liberty is h assertng a5 ertng Itself strongly A big bigpetition bigpetition bigpetition
petition has boon started here this morn morning m morning rn rning ¬
ing by prominent citizens calling on oncounty oncounty oncounty
county commissioners to offer a reward rewardof rewardof rewardof
of 5500 500 for his apprehension which will willbe willbe willb
be b submitted to that board Tuesday ruesda If Ifthft iftht Ifthe
the culprit is not caught c8u ht Mi Miss lIss s Holly
IB at Durnestown 1 > resting resHn easy easyPennsylvania cagyPennsylvania easyPennsylvania
Pennsylvania Railroad to Denve DenverAccount DenveAccount DenveAccount
Account G A R special low w rate of
3635 for round trip On sale August 29 29to 29to 2 2to
to September 3 inclusive Best service serviceand Henlcpand servicand
and connections con 1ections Consult ticket agents agentsAdv agentsAdv agentsAdv
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Wfll1l WlJ2AIWBJJilOP WlJ2AIWBJJilOPcpiA3ijjz J1lfJlBIJJ10 J1lfJlBIJJ10CffAlPZlLE
DluL BY nr f OGTtJBEU flI liD nOE FIRST FIRSTrjiqy h hthe
Travel rjiqy From the Infected InfectedPlaces 1iifecedPlaces
Places Restricted RestlietetLTRAFFIC
Dr Thomas Reports ports That Fruit Fruitw Traaeith
With w ith u Colon Shl Shstild ld Be Beilibitcd Pro Prohibitcd Prohibitod
hibitcd at Onc OneNEW OncNEW OncNEW
NEW ORLEANS Aug 2COnc J O e sign signOf sIgnof signof
Of the Improvement hn improvement > rovemcmt in the fever situa sitl1nttot stiuition
tion recognized rccognl ed here was the adoption adoptiontlons ndoptlimby adoptionby
by the State boold Of Chetith lteaitli olr of regulit regulittions lh lhtlons
tlons to restrict travel trav l into tliisplty tliispltyfrom t1 this is pit ity ityfrom
from infected lnf cted ix llOint81n 1iointsi > ints n the state stateIf stateIf
If a aU I houses are rrQPerly properly disinfected disinfectedand dlsinfeetedand lsinfccte < 1 1and
and screened there are reasonable t sonabe hopes hopesof hopesof
of a complete c cessation > ssutif of f yellow efw feverin feverin fever feverin
in New Orleans on jar 9 gi before October OctoberSurgeon I ISurgcon
Surgeon White Whitedtchircr1 declared todny todnyPior
Prof Robert Boyce of Liverpool In Inconference IhcC1fcrence inceifcrence
conference with Dr Warner Wnl cr agreed to tofill tofill tofill
fill some lecture engagements engag mnts Ho Will w111spcal vilIspeak
speak at Temple Sinai nost uc = t Monday 1londl1 1londl1night Mondaynight
night nightThe nightlheSouthern nightIltc
The lheSouthern Southern PaHfle Pn lttc Company nn nnnouweii nnIotineeil anouiieeI
nouweii Iotineeil ouiieeI today that t ht f there was no d < J hlly liy 113what
whatever what r to through freight from any anyrim 4m 4nyrlte
rim 11 rlte < to point wrest Of 6t thq th Mississippi M MteM5SiPiriver i5ills1pi i5ills1piriver
river All the th > roads make mll cthe the same an announcement
nouiicemcRt with respect to throughtrame through
traffic trameDr trafficli
Dr J 1 N Thomas in charge of the thequurunttue th thlmrcilUne thtiaitrnnti1te
quurunttue station at the themonth mouth of f thc the1Mississippi
Mississippi 1 > river today reported to the theState theSt thicState
State St tt board of health healthFruit healthlruit
Fruit trade with Colon should be beprohibltld btprohibited
prohibited If it was stopped yuliow yuliowVv yeiiowftvC yeliuwlocc
ftvC Vv < r could more rasily fnslI ltSIit be e prevented pnventclfrom L Lfront
from landing Ianr1ln on Southern coasts coastsFAMOUS COilSlHFAMOUS coastsFAMOUS
NEW YORK Aug 2C 2GPetUts Pettifs Hotel HotelJamaica HotelJumalca HotelJamaica
Jamaica one of the famous hotels on onLong or 1 1Long
Long Island which has numbered among amongits
its patrons George G orgo Washington and andTheodore ant 1 1Theodore
Theodore Roosevelt was sold olU today toda to toa toa t ta I
a syndicate which will erect on the site sitea i ia s
a modern mo er hotel hotelWhen hotelWhen hotelVhieri
When Pettits Hotel was erected 1157 1157years 117years lU lUyears
years ago it stood on a country road roadand readand ond ondand
and was used as 4 1 t stopping place plac < for fortravelers fortravelers foi I Itravelers
travelers going out on Long Island IslandGeorge IslandG IslandGeorge
George G org Washington vlsitwl the place and andthousands andthousands ant I Ithousands
thousands of persona p rsonM have been shown showntho showntho I Ithe
tho now disused pump which tradition traditionasserts traditionn I Iasserts
asserts n serts was used by b the first President Presidentto t tto
to pump water for a drink and to wash washhIs washlis washIjis
hIs hands hn n a
125 to Baltimore and Return 125 125Pennsylvania 125Pcnn 125Pcnlisy1ania
Pennsylvania Pcnn lanla Railroad RJilroadSuturdty Saturday and andSunday andSunday ant 1 1Sunday
Sunday tickets good on all trains ex except ex except cxcept ¬
cept Congressional Limited and nd good goodfor gooc ood oodtor I Ifor
for return until Sunday night nlghtAdv Adv
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Monitors Bearing Bearino FutureAdmirals Future FiitnreAdniiials lltnreArhnirals
Admirals at Anchor Here HereWILL HereI HereWILLSE
fl Many I any District BcySeveral Beys cY Several Enter Entertainments EntcrtaiDmems Entertanments ¬
tainments Planned for the theYoung theI theYoung
I Young Sailors SailorsJ SailorsThe
J The lh three formidable mldahl warpainted war warpaintedmonitors paJnted paJntedmonitors
monitors Florida FlorldaNebraskn Nebraska undAr undArkansas andAxIIaJ and Ar Arltanea
IIaJ I kansas 53SQf of the Vnited States Stnt s navy bear bear11m bearIu
ling 11m Iu 132 of the cadets from the Naval Na NavalAeaderny al
1 Academy anchored In the t e navy naY yard yardI ard ardInuJor
harbor this morning mornlngat at 930 oclock oclocklhe oclockThe
I The cadets C1d endotsare Ot6 are now w completing compl tlng their theirannual thftirrrnnual theirannual
annual cruise cruls which takes them toI to this thisi thedjiferett
i different points or interest along the theAtlantic
I Atlantic coast coasLll1e The cruise Is given givenfor ghenfor givenror
for the instruction of the theClidets theClidetsi7r caaets caaetsj
j i7r Tpe The e monitors left eft Indian Head Hca the thej theGlIVcnrmo
1i j Government GlIVcnrmo t proving pr O vlng grounds rounds this morn motnil1 mornlug
I I il1 lug at a ti oclock ocIQ Yesterday wag Wl wat spent spentby spentpy
py by the cadets C < tdeti in viewing the evperl xperlmcriial
mental armaments rmiments of the Government Governmentth Governmentthero
theiva th I The ThClJ heavy > a rain Interfered some somewhat somewhat somewhat
what with wl h the Inspection InspectionThe Inspectionlhe insectionLhe
lhe monitors were sighted from the thenavy thenan thenavy
navy yard all about a out J 90cJQck 9 oclock this morning morningbut morninghtt morninghutt
but It was after art 30 lOoclock oclock befcre the themiddles themi
middles mi dieswere were able to got g ashore The Thenavy rhentvy
navy yard nr1 harbor hilrb l is isqulte quite qult HzrIted and andthe I1mltbcthrec an anthe
the tbcthrec three large war vcsssis VCSS2 S experienced experiencedsome expeI ncecl nceclsomo L Lsome
some trouble In being dockea Joelcaju
Judging ju ing from rom the actions actionsof of the fu future fulure
ture admirals ndmiralsof of the t the l navy l11V they were werevery wtrevery t tvery
very much muehllIeased pleased to be In Washington WashIngtonAs Vashlngton8S001
ijs I As 8S001 soon as the ships docked the squad squadI L Lot
I I of ofornf fortyfour lr men from fr r m the Florida the theI thtflagship
J I I flagship of the fleet landed and were weretaken werej werttaken
j taken direct to the tJ1IJbraclt branch mechanism mechanismshop mechanIsms1o L Lnboi
shop s1o of the navy nav yard tird and it was whll whllwaiting whllwAiting whilewaiting
waiting to bf 10 nhown through the shop shopthat shOlthnt slio I Itifltt
that the middies showed their delight delightat delightiat
at being bt > ing In Washington V1 hlngton They chatted chattedGleefully chattedgtrfuIiyw I
Gleefully gtrfuIiyw whistled tlod and danced clr nced all In a aQnlEt ii L
Qnirt way bJt it was wn quite evident that thin tlH1I thinth7
I thoy bi > vw WITP rC siyally 1NU pleased upon their theirarrival
arrival un I h hCcmmuml Ier Iertt0xnmzenrier > r rfommaiuor <
I fommaiuor r John e Fremont com commander commandr cOrnmarulr ¬
i mander of the Florida and the com commander commnn corninander ¬
I mander mnn < 1 r of the three Hlr monitors mon1t rs paid his hisrespects liltrespects
I respects to Superintendent E C Pendle Pendleton Pen Pondletoll le let
ton t toll i1 of If the th navy yard on thi th > arrival of ofthe oi r rthe
I the ships He was W sillform informed q by b the thesuperintendent thei th >
i superintendent 6Jperint n > nt that every eer every facility raht would wouldbe wouldbe voult
be given the caflots eaj > ts to view itw the shops shopsin
I in which the machinery m chinery for making the tjici tinguns
i guns of tho navy are located locatedAbout locatedI beatenAbout
About two hours ho was spent this thllf fore foronooii forenoon
I noon by the middies in being Instructed Instructedin
in the manufacture of the tJ1 big suns uns and andgun andun ant antgun
gun un carriages for the use on the war wn t tships
j ships of the navy na Shortly after noon nooni i i
i the cadets were taken hack to the ships ship S i
land I and luncheon was erved and at 1 1I 1oclock
oclock they were given VNl their liberty
I Thc Th They > y can KO o where they pleflsp plt pleis SI up to 12 12oclock 12oclock 1 1oclock >
oclock tonight when they will have to P Preport
j report on board ship shinMariy shipMany
Many of the th cadets are from Wash VashI
i ington and ort surrounding surroun lng placefe Dalll DalllI Daltimore
1 I more claims clLl m > iuite a 1 number of them themaud I Iand
and several took the th afternoon gft ernooji trains trainsfor C Cfor
for the Monumental City Cit Several en entortalnmenta entortalnments entertainmenta
I tortalnmenta will ili be given by the resi residents re residents i idents ¬
dents of Washington in honor of the thecadets theI th thcadets
cadets cadetsTomorrow cadet5Tonlorrow cadetsTomorrow
I Tomorrow will be a holiday holi u for the thesailor thesailor tlti I Isailor
sailor boys and they will no1 no doubt ut uttend ntln attend
tend ln church in the morning and visit visitthe vial t tthe
I the places of interest In and around the thecity theelt tlii tliicity
city elt in the afternoon afternoonI
I I Monday iond r the cadets will continue theIr thertour theIrtour thet r
tour of instruction In the th navy yard txsid txsidearly tlHII itni itniearly 1
early arlY Tuesday a y morning they will t1Il leave leavefor leaveCor leav leavfor
I for Annapolis which will bring their theircruise thai thelcruls thaicriziss
cruise cruls to an end endThe fndThe endrite
The commanders of the th monitors are areCommander ar S SCommander
Commander John C Fremont of the theFlorida theFlorida tb S SFlorida
I Florida Commander CoinmanderR RH H Gait of oCthe oCtheA the theArkansas tb e eArkansas
Arkansas A rtnnslu and Commander Comma nder Alfred Rey Reynolds Reynolds Reytiolds ¬
nolds of the Nevada
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1 C At
The Standpatters Stan p tter3 Are Dp DpAgainst U1gaillst >
Against gaillst It ItCUMMiNS ItCUMMINS
CUMMiNS BELLIGERENT BELLIGERENTRepresentatives tfE B E L LL L I GER 0 ER E N NT T TReprescntatives
Representatives Hedge e Cousins CouB ns and andLaccy
Laccy Have to Battle With Rising RisingRevisionist RisingReyisionist I I
Revisionist Wave WaveRight I IRight I
Right on the heels of the reciprocity reciprocityconference reciprocityconference
conference in Chicago comes the news newsfrcm newilfrem
from Iowa that ieveral eeral sharp Eohgres EohgressJdnaK iongresRIQD
sJdnaK RIQD L fights gbts ar are framing up In thatState that
State in i all flILof Ui of o which wIt ch the tariff Tvlll Tvlllbe winbe
be the primary p im ryss Issue 1isde e and the theallegation theallegationthat allegation allegationthiat
that tfie present Jr jent Representatives Repre > entatives are un unduly unduh unduly ¬
duly subject Jbject to railroad influence Jnf u n e will willbe willbe wiltbe
be secondary seoondaryGorerrorCummlns
Governor GorerrorCummlns Goyerror Cummins sotindetjl the battle battlecry
cry at Chibago when he demanded that thatIf
If the representatives r < of the people peopledidnt peopldidnt
didnt change their views and support supporttariff supporttariff
tariff t liberalization new representatives
would be put in their places placesIt
It is I well understood in the Vest that
the t1 e Cummins following foIlo lng Is planning to
make mxIea a fight on State and national af affrilrs
fairs together similar to that which the
La LaFollette Follette people made in Wisconsin
to can carry the war into the Congressional Congressionaldistricts CongressionaldisUJets Congressionaldistricts
districts and sound the slogan of No Noquarter Noquarter
quarter at the beginning of the con contest contest
Hepburns Struggle StruggleThe
The district represented by Colonel ColonelHepburn
Hepburn Hepburn has already developed strong strongvldences
evidences vldences of disaffection Hepburn is a afrank afrank a
frank standpatter stan patter and has stood sto d cour courageously
ageously by b his views vi vs despite the ap apparent
parent tendency tenden y of Iowa opinion to de deBert
sert him and thus far he has won ev every
ery contest on the issue In addition additionhe
he has always ahva s been accused by b his hi op opponerits opponents
ponerits of being a railroad man and on onthis onthis onthis
this likewise he has with a single ex exception exception ¬ I
ception been able b to carry his constit constltueney constitnancy i
nancy with him 4
In the First Iowa district dlstrictRepresen dlstrictRepresentatlve Represen
tatlve Hedge has every prospect of a ii I Ihard
hard fight on his hands and this again againIs iiI I I
Is based on the same general allegations ahlegatIonthat agairC C i j j I I
that are made against Hepburn There Therehas i 1 j
has been a report that Mr fr Hedge would woull woullnot I Inot i I
not again ask a nomination but this is ishardly it I I
hardly h ardl Y believed In both these districts districtsmany i
many aspirants are named and some of orthem oi
them have been announced as candl candldates candldates II I
dates for the Republican nominations nominationsConditions
Conditions are reversed In the Third ThirdIowa Third10a ThirdIowa I
Iowa district dlstrctthe the old Henderson dis
trict whose revolt against Speaker SpeakerI SpeakeiHenderson
1 I Henderson caused him to decline to tocontest tc I i
I I contest for a renomination Ever since sincethat
that sensational episode it has been beenj
j charged that Henderson n was vr frightened frightenedout frighte frightenecout ned I i
out of Congress by a showing of oi oistrength
strength that was much more apparent apparenti I
i than real Tho standpatters stan patt s intist inlstthat iimistnat t l
that they are 1r > still able to control the thedistrict thedistrict i s
district and to prove pr e it they thc are un undcrstood unrstood undrstood
dcrstood rstood to be planning a fight for the thenomination thenomination I Inornintltioli
nomination nominationRepresentative nominationR nornintltioliRepresentative
Representative R B P Birdsall was wasnominated wasnominated i
nominated to succeed Henderson He Heis HeJs Hi Hiis I iI
is an tn outspoken revisionist and the theI tliistandpatters
I standpatter may ma yet decide to try con conelusions conciusiona
elusions with ith him for the nomination nominationnext nomlnatonn nominatiolnext
next n xt ytar If not it is i considered near nearly
11 1 ly certain that they th y will attack him two twoyears tw >
years later
Cousins Coiis ns arid Lacey LaceyTwo LaceyTwo
Two other of the leading IC3dln Iowa stand standpatters stantlpatters
patters are nre Cousins in Inth the Fifth and ann annLaccy I
J JJalcy siccy in the Sixth district The lead leadling leadIng
ling lug newspaper in Cousins district the theCedar thi thiCedar a
Cedar Rapids Gazette has recently recentlycome recenti I
come out with the demand that Cousins Cousinseither Cousinith Cousinteither S
either ith r get in line ine with his constituency constituencyand constltuenc constltuencI r
I and vote as a it wants him to or else elsethat elsethat els e
that the opposition to him make ml a liyht l 1iii 1iiifor ht htI t
I for his seat seatThe seatThe
The Gazette explains that it Is not bit bitter bltl ¬
1 l ter ter against RsahistCouslt Cousins s and not determined determinedito t1etermineto j
ito I to stir up a fight It will be satisfied satisfieC I
if Mr Cousins will show a little more moreI moreI mor morenergy C
I I energy about performing his duties and an ii I ja Ia Ia
I a little more disposition to make his hi J I Ivotc
j i votes > rollect his peoples opinions I Ia It t 1 i ii
i hopes he h will reform but indicates the thetrouble theopinion thi a s I
opinion that If he doesnt he will ha hatJouble has hastrouble a r
trouble on his hands handsI
I am a standpatter stan patter from Standpat Standpatville Standpatvllle
ville was the phrase phra e Mr Lacey oners onersused one oncused a r
used In a State convention to define defineIlls Ilefinehis a 2
his position and that speech is the basis basisof basisat bad B
of the opposition that 15 now brewing brewingagainst brewingagainst brewin brewinagainst it
against him hUnThere There are some very strong strongmen 5tron 5tronmen stronmen
men njnohffthe nmohg the followers of Cummins In Inthe inthe I Ithe 11
the Lacey district listrict and every ever r indication indicationIs
Is that they will pool issues next year yearand yearand yea yeaand r
and make a fight ht on him
57300 7309 to Portland Ore and Return ReturnVia ReturnVia Ii
Via Tla Pennsylvania Penns lana R R Account Lewis Lewisand Lewisa Leivi Leiviand S 3
and a n dClnrk Clark Exposition Tickets llck ets good go going galag ¬
ing one direct directroute route returning the same sameor saIneor sam
or any an other direct route Liberal stop stopovers stopoy stopovttrs I ¬ i 1
overs oy rs Consult ticket agents agcntsAdv agcntsAdvJ Adv
Charges of Conspiracy ConspiracyAgainst ConspiracyAgainst ConspiracyAgainst
Against Principals Filed Filedin Filedin Filedili
in Supreme Court CourtHOLMES CourtHOLMES CourtHOLMES
Former StatisticianExpected StatisticianExpectedto Statistician Expected Expectedto
to Appear Before Authori Authorities Authorities Authorities ¬
ties This ThisAftern Af Aftern ternoorL ternoorLThe oIL oILThe onThe
The Indictments reported last Tuesday Tuesday Tues ruesay ¬
dS day d ay by the grand jury against Edwin EdwinS EdwinHolmes
S Holmes jr Frederick A Peckham Peckharaand Peckhamand Peckhamnd
and a nd Moses Haas charging them with withconspiracy williconspiDc wIt1onspiracy
conspiracy c to defraud the Government GovernmentIn Gov rnment rnmentn
In i ci n connection connection with what is known as asthe asthe ashe
the t he cotton leak IeakscandaI scandal were madQ a amatter amatter a aatter
matter m tm tS atter of record today in the District DistrictSupreme DistrictSupreme Districtupreme
Supreme S upreme Court CourtThe CourtThe CourtThe
The persons named are charged Joint Jointly jolnth jointin ¬
ly h itt in two indictments reported against againstthem againstthem againsthem
itd them t by b the grand jury In one In Indictment indIctment Inictment ¬
dictment d they are accused of conspiring conspiringto conspi ± ing ingo
to t o defraud the Government under sec section section seelon ¬
tt tI tion t lon 5440 of the Revised Statutes and andin an anIn andn
in I n the other under the same section asmended asamended as asamended
amended a accusing them of conspiring conspiringto
to t o commit a crime or offense against againstthe againstthe againsthe
the t he United States StatesHolmes St Sthtesiohines tes tes1iolmesWi1l
Holmes 1iolmesWi1l Will Surrcder SurrenderFollowing1 SurrcderFollowing SurrcderFollowing
Following the surrender of Moses MosesHaas MosesHaas Mosesans
Haas H Ha ans In 1nNew New York yesterday came the theannouncement theannouncf thennouncement
announcement announcf a > ment at tlie courthouse this thismorning thi5m9rnng thisorning
morning m9rnng m mis orning that Edwin S Holmes jr whois whoalso who whoIs
Is also Indicted for conspiracy in con connection conn cornection ¬
nection n ction with the cotton scandal would wouldsurrender wouldsurrender wouldurrender
surrender s this afternoon At 130 1 13 oclock oclockIt oclockwas
It was understood that Holmes would wouldappear wouldappear wouldppear
itp appear a ita ppear at the courthouse after 3 oclock oclockprepared oclockprepared oclockrepared
prepared p to give bond for his appear appearance appearnce ¬
ance a nce when wanted wantedDistrict wantedDistrict wantedDistrict
District Attorney Beach left Ks office officeat officeat officet
at a t noon It was learned that Mr Beach Beachhad Beachad
had h ht ad perfected arrangements for the thetaking thetaking theaking
ha taking t of Holmes bond when he arrived arrivedat
at a t the Marshals office officeCounsel officeCounsel officeCounsel
Counsel for Holmes stated stated that he was wasexpected was wasexpected wasxpected
expected e to t arrive In Washington this thismorning thismorning thisorning
morning m orning According A c rding to tothabest the th best Jnfor Jnformgtion Inform irifornption
r mgtion m nption < t1on his counsel had Holmes Ho m must musthave musthave mustae
have h ae missed ml 5edtraln train connections connccUoIlSwhl 3Mch has hasdelayed hasdela haselayed
e delayed dela d dh his his s arrival arrivalGrand arrivalGrand axtvalGrand <
Grand Jury Report ReportThe ReportThe ReportThe
The report r port of the t grand jury was wasbased Wa5based wasased
j based b ased on the testimony of the followirg followag follow following ¬
j ing ag named witnesses who appeared be before beore beare ¬
fore f ore it from day to day slace a sace 1 the in investigation InvcsUgat1on inestigation ¬
vestigation v began Richard Cheatham CheathamWilliam CheathamY11liam Cheatbz n nilliam
William W illiam E Horan William P Walsh WalshLouis Walshouis ValshLouis
j Louis L ouis C Van Riper William M Judd JuddMoses JuddMoses Juddoses
j Moses M oses Hans Victor H Olmstead Will William WiIliam Willam ¬
j iam am P McCabe Charles S SCl Clark rk Louis LouisH LouisH LouisMercer
j H Mercer B C White Stephen St phen D DFessenden DFessenden Tiesseniden
j Fessenden F James H Blodgott Harvey HarveyJordan HarveyJcrdan Harveyordan
j Jordan J ordan James Wilson W11so H W V Dcs Dcsgianges Dcsgzanges Desianges
g gianges g and Samuel R Baulsir BaulsirAfter BaulsirAfter BaulIrAfter
After citing that It is the purpose purposeana purposeanawork and andwork anfiiork
work w ork of the Agricultural 1 Department Departmentto t tto
t to o tabulate crop croprepoftsy reports particularly particularlyofcotton oE oEcotton ofotton
c cotton it is stated hat on November
16 161903 1 6 1903 and continuously until June 9
1905 i 90 Edwin S Holmes jr Jr was was1lSS0 was1lSS0date asso associate assolate ¬
date e late statistician In the Bureau of ofStatistics orStatistics oftatistics
Statistics S His official duties are set setout setout setut
c out o ut and it is alleged because of his hisconnection hisconnection hisonnection
c connection c with the Department of Ag Agriculture Agiculture g griculture ¬
r riculture r he knew the condition of the thecrop thecrop therop
c crop c rop report particularly of cotton and andmade andmade andade
made m ade the same known to Peckham and andHaas andH1as andans
Haas HaasIt H ans ansIt
It is next alleged that on June 2 1904 1904Holmes 1904olmes
Holmes H olmes Peckham and Haas because becauseof
c of o f the th information unlawfully gainedconspired gaJneJcon gained gaiaeJonspired
c conspired con c plred to defraud the United States Statesby StatesI
by b y certain means and schemes in that thateckham
I Peckham P and Haas would procure some som someerson
person p i erson or persons possessed of money moneyho
who w ho would under the guidance and ad advice advice adice
vice v ice of Holmes in violation of the th con confldence condenee
t fldence fi denee Imposed in him by the Secretary Secretaryof
i of o f Agriculture engage in buying and andselling andselling andelling
selling s cotton It Is alleged that Holmes Holmeswould Holmeswould Holmeswould
T would give advance information of each eaclicotton eachcotton eachottoni
cotton c < ottoni report to Peckham and Haas or orto oro
t to t o some person or persons designated by bythem bythem byhem
j them t before the report was made public publicPeckhams publicPeckhanis
Peckhams Telegram TelegramIn
In consequence of this alleged agree agreement agreeuent
J ment t It is stated that on August 6
1904 1 904 Peckham sent the following tele telegram teiegram teleram ¬
gram g 1g ram to L C Van Riper in New York YorkCome YorkCome YorkCome
Come to Washington at once wire wlreme wireme wireme
me at Raleigh R eigh Hotel time of arrival arrivalDont arrh31LDont arrivalDont
Dont advise Mrs P FRED FREDIt FREDIt
It is stated that Van Riper came to toWashington toYashiJ1gton toVasliingtOn
Washington and met Holmes As a re resuit re8Ult resuit
suit it Is said Holmes on August ugust 18 1819M lS19M
1 19M 1 91 wrote Van Riper at New York as asDear asfollows asollows
follows followsDcll f ollowsDear
Dear Mr Van Riper Other parties partieshave partipslue partiesiive
have h changed ehan cd plans planssllght1j slightly and I think thinkit
hi it i t advisable for you to know about it itCant ItCant itCnnt
Cant you come here Saturday night or orSunday orSunday orSunday
Sunday afternoon Write rriteme me on receipt receiptof
of this this and if you ou decide to come here heretell here1ell herotell
tell me when to meet you and where whereYours whereYours whereYours
Yours TL TLAgain H HAgaiii
Again on August ugust 21 1904 iioiwrites 00t Holmts HOIITfswrites
writes writesDear writesDen
Dear Mr Van Riper Yours received receivedThat rpcehet1That receivedThat
That matter can wait a a few cw days dQ s Bet Better Better Better
ter have P come com as af I Teantgetaway cant C1ntsetawa getaway be before before beore
fore ore Saturday afternoon Just getting gettingover gettingoyer gettingover
over a chill hope hop to be 0 K a tomorrow tomorrowYours tomorrowYours tomorrowYours
Yours HEvidently H HEvidenitly
Evidently as a postscript to the last lastletter lastI lastletter
letter is added addedYou addedYou addedYou
You got my initials wrong on last lastletter lastletter
letter letterOn
On August 30 lOOt Holmes again againwrItes
writes Van Riper RiperI RipenIf
If you you have havobought bought any of that stuff stUffsell stunsell
sell it out at once and sell as much as asvou asyou
you vou can in addition We Ye are going to toshow toshow
show bhow a very slight decline and as this thisis thisis thisis
is totally total unexpected It will send things thingsdown thingsdown
down like fury Other parties will close closeOUt cloaetomorrow
out tomorrow and sell on Thursday ThursdayVhere ThursdayWhere
Where is P Tear this up H HTo HTo HTo
To this Is added addedIt addedIt addedIt
It may go up a little before Friday
but probably not notBig notBig
Big Surprise SurpriseThe SurpriseThe surpriserue
The following day Holmes writes writesDear writesPenr writesDear
Dear Vnn VanAbout About E5 5 It will surprise surpriseeverybody surpriseeverybody surpriseeerybady
everybody and cause big dron is opinion oplnJonof
of best experts There will ba bQt1l1n hadolIng things thingsdoinjf s
doing sure A dron dro > > only of about 6 6points 6points
points This Thisis is one oneot of the highest aver averages ayerages averages ¬
ages for for the September month ever

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