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'f 3! ir ••1' TWENTY-NINTH YEAR. DIVE THE LUST IN ROAD ing the completion of the line of steel connecting Chicago and Seattle, the last spike in the new transconti nental railroad, the Chicago, Mil waukee & Puget Sound, was driven at .6 o'clock this evening. Besides the crew of the track laying outfit, there Mere present at the conclusion of the work only Chief Engineer Dauchy and several officers of the road. The few unfinished bridges on the line will be finished' jin three weeks, ballasting .work will consume but a few weeks more, and within sixty days it is expected the road will be turned over to the operating department and through train ser vice established. The total length of the new road Is 2,436 miles. TRIMMING DUEFOR PAYNE TARIFF BILL NONE OF THE SPEAKERS-YES TERDAY WERE IN FAVOR OF BILL. MOON OF TENN. FURNISHED TH E -ONLY EXCITEMENT OF TH E DAY FOR MEMBERS. Washington, D. C, March 29.—The tariff question was again discussed in the house of representatives today In a ten and a half hour session. Not one of the many speakers favored fJ^Siae bill in iW^nJirety while the Democrats found much in it to criticise and condemn. The maxi mum and minimum features of the proposed measure were especially ob noxious to them, ,whll^ the Republi cans urged higher duties on lumber, iron, pottery and ore as. weli as a duty on coal. Mr. Moon (Tenn.) scathingly d6 nounced those of his Democrat col-1 titions^asking the city council to call leagues who adopted the caucus res-: an election on the commission plan Volution, disciplining the twenty-three Democrats who supported the Fitz gerald amendment to the rules, fur nishing the only exciting incident. Mercer, Pa., March 29.—The pre liminary hearing in Sharon and the safe return to the Mercer, jail of James H. Boyle, and a report that his woman' companion may entirely escape prison and soon- regain her liberty, are the developments of the day in the Whitla kidnaping case. -. James Boyle had many fears for his safety today when he was tak en to Sharon for arraignment and he was badly frightened Nervously begging the officers for protection, he faced a crowd of hundreds of per sons attracted by curiosity, and he is happier tonight in his cell than he has been since his arrest. Dreading the return to his homo town, Boyle was nervous and slept little. He was scarcely able to murmur the words waiving a hearing in the court room and almost collapsed at the station when several hundred persons sur rounded the patrol wagon where lie was awaiting the arrival of/the train for Mercer. The opinion Is spreading among the people of this county that Mrs. YOUNG SWIFT IS COM MITEED TB AN ASYLUM Brunt of the Borden Will fall on James Boyle, as Whitla Do Not Seem to Desire Punishment of the Woman-Accomplices Not WarKeo Boyle Expressed Fear That He Would Get Rough Handling From the Crowd Which Witnessed His De parture for the Train Yesterday NteHtt&!*<!*4- nMMSSSHHHBSHHWMBHBnQiiBflBBfiB COMMISSION OF PHYSICIAN8 EX AMINED INTO HIS-CON- DITION. CONSERVATOR WILL BE APPOINT ED FOR MILLION DOLLAR ESTATE. MAN IS MARRIED BUT HAS NO CHILDREN THREATENED SELF DESTRUCTION. Chicago, 111., March 29.—Herbert L. Swift, 33 years old, son of the late Gustavus P. Swift, founder of the has been adjudge insane by a com mission of physicians and has' been an inmate of the Kenilworth sani tarium since March 8, by order of the county court. This became pub lic here today through the delivery of flies in the case which have been hidden. Louis P. Swift, a brother, testified that Mr. Swift had threatened to kill himself and members of the family. Excessive use of alcohol was given as the cause. Mr. Swift is married but has no 000 from his father's estate. At the end of fourteen years he will receive $1,000,000. A cons3rvator will be ap pointed for his estate. FARMERS ENTERTAINED. At the Foster county farmers' in stitute the business men of the town Berved a freo lunch in the Commer cial club rooms to the farmers and their families. There were several hunared present and they,thorough ly demonstrated that they believed in home consumption. WILL VOTE OX COMMISSION. Valley City, March 2?.—Four pe- of government have been circulat ed, tl is said that more slbnatures than the law requires have been se cured, the citizens signing them Boyle will not be prosecuted, but that she will soon be entirely elimi nated from the case and be allowed to depart. There is said to be nr local proof whatever to connect he) with the abduction, and as she ab solutely refuses to aid the local au thorities in the least, the supposi tion is that she will soon be freed This is borne out by the delay in ar raigning her. Although it is posi tively stated today by the districl atttorney that "they" would take het to Sharon tomorrow for formal ar raignment, it was stated tonight the trip to Sharon had been abandoned for the present, and that Mrs. Boylt had agreed not to demand an early hearing. It Is said iter prosecution If not eagerly desired by, Mrs. Whitla. whose wishes are likely to be re spected. 'Ho No efforts are known of an attempt to locate the alleged accomplices and it looks like tonight as though Boyle is to hear the^entire punish ment, for the abductlo-.. e( BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE, TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 30, 19(19. One Indian Was Killed in Fighting Yesterday and Reports Are That Many More Fatalities Have Occurred Captive Indians Are Being Taken to Hickory Grounds Where Temporary Quarters Have Been Secured t. Oklahoma City, Okla., March 29.— gether Sunday by the smoke of sig Chitti Harjo, (Crazy Snake) was ,sur- nal fires. All efforts at organized rounded at midnight in the north resistance seemed to have been drop Canadian bottoms near Piedce. Three ped^ith the sinking of the sun. hundred militiamen and deputy sher-j The militiamen seemed well able iffs were closing in upon him and to cope with this latest phase of the his capture is expected at dav break. Scouts had been keeping in close touch with Crazy Snake all day, and, on information supplied by them the Crazy Snake's band apparently had broken up into numerous small groups. It seemed at nightfall that each was trying to accomplish his own escape without regard for the grand dreams of the chieftain, to realize which they were called., to- BOOTH COMPANY REORGA NIZATION BEING PLANNED STOCKHOLDERS IN OLD CONCERN SEE HOLDINGS SLIPPING FROM THEM. militia officers placed their forces in to hunt down both leaders and mem such a way as to drive the old In« dian into a trap. The news that he was encircled by a wall of men who would not likely allow him to escape was hurried into Camp Hickork. Immediately all was children. He has an annuity of $8,- 'commotion. Believing that they had. the main body of Indians trapped with the chief, the militia men dis patched a large detachment to Pierce, 15 miles d'stant, on a forced march. These expected to reach there by sun rise and join in the final struggle with the old chieftain. W. VERNON BOOTH WILL HAVE NO CONNECTION WITH THE PROROSED OUTFIT. PROPOSITION OF NEW COMPANY MAY TAKE EFFECT INSIDE OF 30 DAYS. Chicago, I1L, March 29.—After two days of arguments and in the face of. a new grand jury inquiry started dur ing the day, P. A. Valentine and his Interests and the banking creditors Of A. Booth & Co, came to an end here tonight under which a new $7, 000,000 company will be built upon the ruins of the failed fish combine. Under the agreement which will be reached bj: the creditor's committee, situation, however, which became ev idenCflate this afternoon. They scai teredfinto bands. They invaded the hillyi and wooded districts of the Creek nation in a determined effort. bera- of the war party. The wisdom of this policy at once became evi dent, for by 7 o'clock tonight they had captured the following promi nent members of Crazy Snake's forces: Colonel Hoffman was sure the In dians woud fight so all the troops ,?S|o^of tha Ifldiaps were heavily went heavily armed and ammunition armed. wagons brought UQ the rear. A big I The captives were started from the posse planned to start from Checto- camp at Hickory Grounds under tab on horse back at the first streaks heavy guard. Orders were issued of dawn, to join in the attack, mean- that the search be kept up and nu while picking up any of the Snake's merous parties went out in the early stragglers that migit be encounter- hours of the night to round up the Colonel Hoffman issued orders that by no chance should Crazy Snake -be allowed to slip through the lines, realizing that by-his capture the ex pected mobilization and final stand of the Creeks' might be averted. Oklahoma City, Okla., March 29.— A detachment of Crazy Snake's band of Indians was surrounded by deputy sheriffs t/hiis afternoon at Crazy Snake's home, and a lively battle en sued. More than 200 shots were fired and one Indian was killed. Eight Indians were captured and the remainder fled from the deputies in pursuit. There were about fifteen'Indians In the band that had taken refuge in the house. The Indians rushed out, scattered among the trees and made a valiant defense. The posse, firing all the while, steadily advanc ed, and soon routed the bands. None of those captured is seriously injured, but it is known that a num ber of Indians were hit by the posse's shots. Little Tiger, Asub chief. Esley Larney. Jimmie Roe. W^'lE. Taylor. TCW Jeffries. John Lewis. Abje- Burgess. Simja Harjo, who is not related to Chitti Harjo. renegades. As fast as they are cap- tured faey will be hurried to Hick ory Grounds, which will be establish ed soon as a reconcentrado camp. By this means the military authorities^ expect to avoid a pitched battle, but regarded it as certain that numer ous small engagements will be fought. The Indian killed by the posse was the only fatality of the day reported to Colonel Hoffman. There are nu merous rumors of engagements here and there, with a varying number of fatalities reported. One story told that a posse of farmers hear Checo tah fought a large band of negro renegades and killed twenty. This and similar reports cannot be con firmed. A disquieting condition ex ists throughout the troubled district, however, and almost anything in the way of a fight would not be surpris ing. Deputy Sheriff Frank Jones today reported to his superiors in Checotah that, he believed his posse had part of Crazy Snake's band surrounded, including the chief himself. This gave rise to a story that the leader was killed. No confirmation of this could be obtained, and it has been in correct, as nobody could be found tonight who had seen the Snake dur ing the day. W. Vernon Booth, president of the old concern, who is under indictment by a previous grand jury for alleged falsification of the company's assets, upon which large loans were obtain-i ed from the banks, will have no hand in the new company. If he or the other stockholders wish to join the new concern they must purchase stock at the rate of $100 for 2% shares common, and 2 shares of pre ferred. The Booth family holds $2, 500,000 of the stock in the old con cern, ^v Frank C. Letts is to be president of the new company. If the- creditors consent to the preposition the new company will be organized within thirty days. The stockholders of the old Booth company, representing $6,500,000, are to be wiped off the slate. They will be given a hearing at a conference to be held tomorrow and have the slim chance of bidding* in the cor poration at a public sale to be.held in Judge Kohlsaat's court. MRS. FARMER EX ONORATES HUSBAND CONFES3ION READ AFTER EX ECUTION SAYS SHE ALONE COMMITTED CRIME. PICTURE OF TWO-YEAR-OLD SON FOUND ON WOMAN'S BODY WHEN DEAD. HUSBAND IS IN JAIL CHARGED WITH COMPLICITY IN BRUT AL MURDER. Auburn, March 29.—Hoping that she might save her husband from the fate that befel her, Mrs. Mary Farm er, convicted of killing Mrs. Sarah Brennan last April in Brownsville, left a confession, made public after her execution by electricity in Auburn prison today. In this she declared that her husband, James Farmer, now under sentence cf death, was not guilty of the crime and knew nothing Qf it until it had been committed. Farmer is in the state prison here. Three contacts were given Mrs. Farmer before she was pronounced officially dead. The -woman walked quietly to the death chamber and died with.a prayer on her lips. A few hours before she had over an hour* interview with her husband. Steel bars and a screen separated them at the final parting. While the physicians were review ing the dead woman's- clothing pre liminary to the autopoay^ thfi.,,photor graph of the two-year-olw son of the couple, Pter Farmer, now with his uncle in Watertown, N. Y., was found under the corsage of Mrs. Farmer's dress. The condemned woman had told Father Hickey, her advisor, to whom the public confession was made, that she had no relatives that she knew of. After the autoposy Mrs. Farmer, with the photograph of her child clasped in her hands, was buried in St. Joseph's cemetery. THREE NEARLY DROWNED. Glen Ullin, March 29— Tom Ketch, Harvey Sossman and Steve Meyers had a narrow escape from drowning in the Heart river. They tried to ford, but the horses, became fright ened at ice cakes, and broke from the buggy, leaving the three gentle men seated there with huge cakes of ice floating about them, on which they finally worke dtheir way to slore, a wet and frightened trio. Washington, D. C, March 29.— President Taft, it is stated, intends to leave all congressional matters to congress, and* does not intend to iMc tate to that bedy what it shall do. At the same time he takes advan tage of the calls by senators and rep resentatives to state in response to their requests for suggestions his own position and the policy to which he believes the Republican party is committed. It is too early in the fight, it la said, for the president to feel called upon to present specific views as to the various schedules. T^J&JiMti. TAFTFAVORSINHERITANCE TAXABOVEALLTHEOTHERS President Says He Will Leave Congressional Work to Con gress-Tells Callers What His Ideas on Revi ion of Tariff Are-Makes No Direct Suggestions Chief Executive Believes That Tariff Should Be Reduced on Necessities of Life-Hopes Congress Will Take Such Action-Collection on Inheritance Easy The broad general policy of reduc- PRICE FIVE CENTS AN ATTEMPTED ASSAULT ON ROOSEVELT London, March 29.—A dispatch to the Standard from Horta says that when the steamer Hamburg arrived it was learned that an attempt had been made aboard to assault ex-President Roosevelt, but that it was frustrated and his would-be assailant placed in irons. Giuseppi Tosti, a steerage passeng er on the Hamburg, is the man who threatened 4 ex-President Roosevelt, according to a special dispatch from Porta to the World. The incident happened soon after the Hamburg was losing Bight of America. Then Tosti broke away from his companions in the steerage and started for the upper deck where Mr. Roosevelt was standing with his son Kermit. "He has let them take away my child," Tosti is said to have shouted in English. "Now he shall pay for it." Sailors seized Tosti, quickly mast ering him, carried him below and br the 'captain's orders put him in irons.' The incident, it is stated, is known only to Mr. Roosevelt and a few of his fellow passengers. Tosti, after his imprisonment, re fused for four days to eat, srying, "Roosevelt is trying to poison me." The ship's doctor must now taste all food offered to Tosti before he will eat it. LANE STEAMER TO TALK THROUGH All GREAT LAKE PASSENGER CAR RIERS TO B£ EQU'fPEC WITH WIFELESS. CONTRACTS HAVE BEEN LET AND WORK OF INSTALLATION WILL COMMENCE. Chicago, 111., March 29.—Passenger Steamers on the lakes are to be equipped this season with wireless telegraph apparatus to be operated by the United Wireless Telegrtph com pany. Contracts were closed here to day with the steamship companies and stations have been established to be ready by the open'ng of navigation at Chicago, Detroit, South Makinaw and all principal lake ports. The Chicago station is located in the auditorium toward the lake front. The Carrington Independent wants Valley city to clean up the scandals of its own town before sending al leged reformers to the legislature to clean up the state. ing the tariff on the necessities of life, the imports that go to help feed and clothe the masses of the people, is the one that appeals to the pres ident and the one which he is said to feel hopeful that congrev* will adopt. President Taft, it is said, believes that the taxation to be adopted to meet the growing deficiency in the treasury should be one calculated to cause the least friction. It is for this reason that he strongly favors the inheritance tax idea. 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