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$ 1 BRING RESULT8. Phone 13 or 32. THIRTIETH YEAR. W-1* It IN A POSITION ID GIVEADVICE rZGERALD SAYS HE IS UNDER A CLOUD AT THE PRESENT TIME. BUT MAY NOT BE GUILTY QUESTIONING OF ABANDONING INDIAN WAREHOUSE DIS- CUSSED IN HOUSE. Claimed Proposed New Plan Would Lead to Extensive Frauds Five Houses Maintained at Present Time —No Qurom Present and Vote Was Passed. (By Associated Frew.) Washington, Feb. 19.—The case of the "prosecution" in the Ballinger Pinchot inquiry has vpractically been closed. When the committee adjourn ed this afternoon until Friday next, Mr. Brandeis stated there was some corroborative evidence yet to ibe pro duced and that Gifford Pinchot prob ably would "want to make a statement before Ire could announce that his case was ended. Mr. Pinchot was to have taken the stand this afternoon, but he could not be found during the luncheon recess. The day's proceedings began with the unexpected announcement that the cfoss examination of Louis It. Glavis was ended. Henry M. Hoyt, attorney general for Porto Rico, was called to the stand to corrdborate that partioh of Glavis' testimony in which he told of seeking the advice of "Hpyt in Washington in May, 1509, aftei first assistant Secretary of the Interior Pierce had rendered an opinion, which Glavis thought would permit the Cunningham claims in Alaska to go to .patent. Hoyt told of how deep ly worried Glavis seemed to (be at this time and Bald that before going to Attorney General Wickersham he and Glavis had discussed the advis ability of taking the matter up di rectly with the president. Mr. Hoyt also testified to the good cha-acter of Glavis, saying "he had known him for a numlber of years f»Pd had told the attorney general that Gl»vis fas an honorable, upright young man. The other iphase of the case to which Mr. Woyt directed his testi mony had to do with the Wilson coal land cases in which he acted as spec ial attorney. Glavis testified that he had beard that the name of R. A. Ballinger, as attorney for some of the Wilson claimants, had been left out of the court record by stipulation of counsel. Mr. 'Hoyt said it was at his personal suggestion and without the knowledge of Mr. 'Ballinger that the stipulation had been entered Into. As a matter of fait, however, Mr. Bal linger's name did appear fifteen or twenty times in the testimony giv en. Mr. Hoyt said a search had been made for alleged escrow agreement which Ballinger is said by Glavis to have drawn up and which, according to Glavis, constituted a criminal act, bnt that it could not be found and the only evidence as to its existence was an informal statement Iby one of the witnesses who, at the trial, denied -the-existence of such an agreement The remainder of the day was tak en up with the introduction of docu mentary evidence bv Mr. Brandeis, who read such extracts as he consid ered of .peculiar interest to the com mittee. These consisted largely of references in the agent's reports to conversations or interviews with Mr. Ballinger as commissioner of the land office, on the subject of the Alasga coal claims. This was done, the at torney said, to show that Ballinger had been astively interested In these cases .before he left the land office and acted as attorney for some of the claimants. He also read from a statement toy O. H. Schwartz, cl.ief of the field service, that it was at Mr. Ballinger's direction in January, 1908. that the Cunningham claims were or dered to be clear listed for patent. This order was withdrawn after Gla vis had been notified and had pro tested. Mr. ©randeis accomuanied the introduction of the documents witb «ort of summing urn statement In which he said it was claimed Bal linger had acted on a favorable re port, by Special Agent Love. fTe then read a letter from Love to Commis sioner 'Dennett of the general land office, in which Love denied that his report of August 2, 1967, favored the clear listing of the claims This re port, he said, suggested the advisa bility! of further investigation, al though previously he had recommend ed clear listing. KENMARE NEWS BURNED. Kemnare, IN. D., Feb. 19.—The Ken mare 'News was totally destroyed by fire early, this morning. The plant was owned iby Vic Corbett. The loss estimated at $3,500, with partial in surance. The cause of the fire is un known. STATED THAT ONE OF THE BEST COAL MINES IN THE STATE IS LOCATED HERE. Bunch of Breezy Real Estate Items From City of New England—Move ment Shows That Those On the Premises Have Faith in Future of That Section. (T-ibune Special Service.) New England, Feb. 19.—C. A. Al brecht recently closed a deal with Asa Gardner for the latter's interest in the Graeber coal mine east of town and Mr. Albrecht is now sole owner of this valuable piece of prop erty. Messrs. Gardner and Albrecht pur chased the property of G. A. Graeber late last fall and had but little chance to work the mine before the cold weather set in but, neverthe less, they realized a neat little sum from coal sold this season. Mr. Gardner sold his share at a good in crease in price and it well satisfied. Mr. Albrecht's home is close to the mine and he is so situated that he can handle the coal to good advan tage. The coal is about the finest in this part of the country and as the mine is so favorably located Mr. Al brecht has a fine chance to realize a good thing from his investment. Mathias Rettinger, who recently proved up on his homestead ten miles northeast of town, purchased this week of J. J. Murphy the north east quarter of section 3-136-96. The land corners Mr. Hettinger's home stead and he is now the owner of a handsome 320-acre farm. John Carstens has added to his land holdings southeast of town, hav ing purchased the past week through J. J. Murphy, the northeast quarter of section 2JM35.&7. new Quar ter adjoins Mr. Garsten's homestead on the south. S. M. Nelson purchased this week of Thomas Pattci-son, the southeast quarter of section 1-136-98. Mr. Nel son has a fine homestead near town but he feels like many others, that the more land he can get hold of the better it is for him. 'Hv Associated Press.) Cole Raine, Minn., Feb. 19.—The annual tournament of the National Ski association began here today with the amateur events. Barney Reilly of Cole Ralne captured first prize. His longest standing jump was 119 feet. Andrew Schnacke of Chicago was second, his longest standing jump being 116 feet. The cross country run for profes sionals was won by T. N. Glesne, of Superior, with Ole Mangseth, of Cole Raine, second. Tomorrow the jumping events for professionals will be pulled off. ROWLING ASSOCIATIONS TO TRY CONSOLIDATION (Br Associated PT*M. St. Paul, Feb. 19.—At the annual meeting of the International Bowl ing association tonight steps were taken towards the consolidation of the association with the Middle West Bowling association. President Stroth of Des Moines and D. D. Neb lett of Marshalltown, Iowa, appeared for the latter organization and sug gested the consolidation. It was agreed that the presidents of the two organizations shall appoint commit tees which will confer with a view to bringing about a union of the two organizations. Acting upon an invitation of the American Bowling congress, the pres ident of the International association was authorized to appoint a delegate to confer with the conference com-, mittee of the American Bowling con gress with a view to establishing a commission similar to the National Baseball commission which, among other things, shall apportion the ter ritory among the principal bowling organizations for tournament and other purposes. The following officers were elected by the International Bowling asso ciation President. R. F. Malone, Chicago Vice President, J. N. Del ler, St. Paul secretary, T. J. Grone wold, St. Paul treasurer, W. A. Ry berg, Minneapolis. Directors: Gus Steele, Chicago C. P. Cook, Marshalltown, Iowa J.' E. Shannon, Aberdeen, S. D. G. N. I Ferguson, Duluth E. B. Hull, Min neapolis R. Listy, Superior H. Mar. -fing tin, W. E. Witherspoon and M. Morgan, St. Paul. N ER NOT I E MR LANDSifiLACKHANDCHIEF E O I N ARE BEING SOLD IS CONVICTED OFIN COUNTERFEITING .EVEN OTHERS ALSO GET PRIS- ON SENTENCES AND HEAVY FINES. GOES TO THE FEDERAL PEN "THE WOLF" WAS AN ESCAPED CONVICT FROM SICILY IT IS CLAIMED. F.nes Imposed Aggregate $7,600 and Jail Sentences 150 Years Printer for the Gang Turned States Evi dence If Freed He Will Probab ly Be Murdered. /By Associated Pirss.l New York, Feb. 19.—Lupo, "The wolf" so called, chief of the black hand in America Giuzeppe Morrello, chief of Sicilian counterfeiters in this country and six of their confed erates were found guilty this after noon of making spurious money and were sentenced tonight to the feder al prison at Atlanta, Ga., for terms varying from fifteen years and $1, 000 fine to thirty years and $1,000 fine. The accumulated sentences and fines aggregate 150 years and $7,600. Lupo, who is under sentence of thirty years for murder in Italy, wept copiously during his counsels plea for mercy and had to be supported when led from room after sentence. Calicchio collapsed in the arms of two marshals, sobbing "Not just, not just." Morrello fainted and went into convulsions. All the others sobbed bitterly. The sentences are as follows: Ignazio Lupo, thirty years and $1, 000 fine. Giuzeppe Morrello, 25 years and $1,000. Guizeppe Palermo, 18 years and' $1,000. Giovanni Calicchio. 17 years afid $600. Vncenzo Giglio, 15 years and $1,000. Salvatore Cina, 15 years and $1,000. Nicolo Sylvestro, 15 years and Antonio Cecala, 15 years and $1,000. As Palermo was being sentenced there was a loud report from a flashlight in realistic imitation of a blackhand bomb and for a moment court and prisoners alike were start led. Lupo, Morrello and the others con victed today are eight of the gang of seventeen, nine of whom were ar dested last November and are now awaiting trial. It is charged that they floated nearly $500,000 worth of counterfeit bills, which they peddled at 25 cents on the dollar. Their plant was on a farm near Highlands on the Hudson. Comito, printer for the gang, turned states evidence and will probably be placed on trial sep arately. It has been freely predicted that if freed his life will pay for the evidence he gave. PANIC IN THEATRE RESULTS FATALLY Johnstown, Pa., Feb. 19.—Fife hun dred persons atatending a small thea tre at Patton, near here, tonight, were precipitated into the 'basement of the buldng when the floor collapsed dur ing a fire, and one .person was killed. 'Men, women and children were struggling in the debris and to add to the panic the firemen were forced to turn streams of water into the base ment where the orowd was struggling to escape the flames. The fire started from an unknown origin, in the basement of the build ing, while the theatre on the first floor was filled with people watching a moving picture show. By the time smoke began to appear in the room the floor had already been weakened by the flames, and when the rush for the doors began the floors collapsed, allowing the struggling crowd to drop in a mass to the basement. The en tire structure burned. While one body has been recover ed, a score of the rescued are. injured seriously, several of them fatally, while hardly a person in the building escaped without injuries. In the rush for the exits two coal stoves were overturned. Many of the victims succeeded in climlbing out of the Ibasement to safety, tout many others were caught under the tim bers and trampled by those who had been thrown on top in the collopse. Many were pinned down and un able to extricate themselves, and were rescued by volunteers. HOLD-UP GANG ON TRIAL. Minot, N. D., Feb. 19.—The second trial of Fred Myers, Harry Parker and Harry Woods, charged with hold up Leonard Backoff in a box car is now on. The former jury disa greed. Pclih) BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA. SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 20 1910. CONNINGHAM COAL LAND CASE INTENSE INTEREST DEVELOPED IN COMMITTEE ROOM SAT URDAY. $500,000,000 IS THE VALUE BIRCH MADE GOOD WITNESS FOR THE DEFENSE AT SATUR- DAY'S HEARING. Guggenheim Morgan Interests Hold But Small Part of Lease—Cunning ham Mines Would Be Worth Many Millions to the Promoters is the Testimony. *.g?nrjatcd Press.) Washington, Feb. 19.—For a few hours today the senate committee of territories furnished an attraction in the way of the developments rela tive to Alaska coal lands which fair ly entitled It to rival in interest the Ballinger Pinchot investigation. Manager Stephen Birch of the Tex as-Guggenheim-Morgan-Alaska syn dicate, was the witness and for a short time he reeled off figures con cerning the value of the coal in the Cunningham and other Alaska coal and copper mines that were quite cal culated to cause the heads of the members, of the committee to swim. Placing the tonnage In the Cunning ham mines at 50,000,000, he said that the coal could probably .be taken out 60 as to net a profit of $25,000,00. This statement taken in connection with the fact that the syndicate had agreed to pay only $250,000 for half the property aroused much inter, est. Mr. Birch placed the probable out put of the entire Behrlng river coal district of which the Cunningham group if a part, at 500,000.000 tons, with net *Alue of $200,000,000 and a gross value of $900,000,000. But there was another portion of Birch's testimony which attracted even more attention. It had refer ence to his efforts to extend the hold ings of the Alaska coal and copper company in the Bonanza group of copper mines, before it was acquir ed by the Guggenheim-Morgan syn dicate. Mr. Birch said that some of the land now embraced in that group had been located by himself through the use of his own name and the name of other stockholders of the company. "Did the company furnish the money to pay for the claims?" ask ed Mr. Frazier. Mr. Birch responded that it had dene so and mentioned some of the stockholders whose names had been so used. "They were mere dummies were they not?" asked the Tennessee sen* ator. "No indeed," responded the wit ness. "They were interested in the property. I located a claim myself." He said there was no understand ing that the claims should be turned over to the company. "The land was desirable and the law was complied with in all our pro ceedings," he said. Testifying concerning the Guggen heim-Morgan options on the Cun ningham mines, Mr. Birch said that it covered only a small interest, the Cunningham people retaining the major portion. MXUMBER WANTS TIME EXTENDED FOR PAYMENTS Washington, Feb. 19.—Senator Mc Cumber has introduced a bill extend ing the time for the payment of .charges for construction and opera tion under the Williston Irrigation project and release water users from payment of the 1908 charges. The .bill postpones the construction charges until 19912. I Hundreds of settlers who filed on the land embraced within the above named project under the impression that it was to be reclaimed as cheap ly as represented to them by the gov ernment officials will be beneficiar ies under the bill. The project will cost about $48 an acre, whereas it was first thought $24 an acre would suffice. CHOPPED OFF HIS HAND. fBv Asso tifef Pre**.) I McComb, Miss., Feb. 19.—Walking into a planning mill here today a man who later gave his name as John Richards, Jr., antr said he lived at Wahpeton, N. D., borrowed a hatchet and completely severed his right hand at the wrist. "It shall sin no more" he shouted. Local physicians declare he is demented. 1 WANDERED AWAY FROM HOME AND IT IS FEARED HAS FROZEN. Had Been In Habit of Visiting at the Neighbors and Is Supposed tc Have Started In That Direction—Search* ing Parties Have Found No Trace of Lost One. New England, Feb. 19.—(Special) Fred Hunter came in from the country southeast last evening and reported that a five year old Russian child in the Tepee Butte neighbor hood has been missing for seven days and is supposed to have been frozen to death on the prairie. Mr. Hunter was unable to find out the name of the missing child but some of the members of a searching party told him that the parents were Rus sians living about 15 miles south east of New England. 1 According to the report the little boy had been in the habit of visit ing at the home of relatives, who lived in the same section, and had on 1 Wednesday of last week asked per mission of his parents to go ove~ for another visit. The parents refus ed the request and thought nothing more about it. Later the child was missed by the parents, but nothing serious was thought of the matter as they felt their littre son was safe with the relatives and so no search ,was made that day. The next morning it was discov ered that the boy had not reached the relative's home and immediately a searching party was organized. It will be remembered that Wednesday of last week was very foggy, which is no doubt the reason for the child's getting lost. The searchers have found no trac«f of the missing boy. PHILADELPHIA IS IN THROES OF GREAT STREET CAR STRIKE (By ARBoelated Press.) Philadelphia, Feb. 19.—Coming suddenly when least expected a strike was declared against the Philadel phia Rapid Transit company by the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employes at 1 o'clock this afternoon and tonight the police and firemen were busy handling turbulent crowds in several sections of the city. Two cars were burned, a score of cars were attack ed, forcing their crews to abandon them, and numerous arrests were made. Exceot in the central part of the city street car service was al most at a standstill tonight. Cars running through central sections were heavily protected. In Kensington, Philadelphia's Mill district, two cars were attacked by boys and strike sympathizers, com pelling the crews to abandon them. The cars were wrecked and both were then set on fire. Great crowds collected and for a time it was feared a riot would fol low. Firemen turned their hose on the crowd and the mob scattered. I West Philadelphia. Germantown and other parts of Philadelphia also reported attacks on cars. Many were struck by missiles, but no one was seriously hurt. Todays strike is the second in jaueurated wit*in a year. I Since the threatened strike of a month ago, a committee from the union and President Chas. O. Krug er of the company had been endeav oring to reach an agreement to take the place of the one made after the strike of last summer and which ex pires on June 1. The men in the pro posed agreement asked for an in crease in wages and among other things wanted to bind the company to not recognize any other union but the Amalgamated association. The union leaders charged that a rival organization known as the United Carmen's association had been put in the field to defeat their efforts. The company declined to recognize the Amalgamated association exclusively. The break in the negotiations came on Thursday and last night, and to day about 200 men were dismissed for "The arood of the service." This aroused indienation of men and they began turning in their cars about 1 o'clock. The news of the desertions quick ly reached union headquarters with the result that a strike was issued. COULON GOT DECISION. New Orleans, Feb. 19.—Johnny Coulon, bantam weight chamolon, was given the decision over Jim Ken rick, who claims the same title in England, at the end of their ten round bout tonieht at the Royal Ath letic club. Coulon was clearly the better man, but he found the English man a hard proposition and all ef forts to send his opponent down for the count were without success. TRIBUNE WANT ADS BRING RESULTS. Phone RUSSIAN'S CHILD SITUATION NEAR LOST IN STORM CAIRO IS ACUTE TROUBLEFEARED 13 or 32. PRICE FIVE CENTS. SHERIFF CLAIMS HE WAS UN- ABLE TO SECURE WHITE DEPUTIES. MILITIA MEN ARE ON GUARD CORONER'S INQUEST IS MORE LIKE GRAND JURY THAN US- UAL PROCEDURE. Six Negroes Who Fired On Whites Are Marked Men and Will Never Be Safe From Attack in Cairo Even the More Conservative Ele ment Is Aroused. Associated Press.? Cairo, 111., Feb. 19.—Statements by four negro special deputy sheriffs on the witness stand this afternoon in the coroner's investigation of the identity of the negro deputies who fired several shots each into the mob that was demanding admission to the jail and court house Thursday night, has renewed the anti-negro agitation and the situation tonrght is acute. Three hundred militiamen began patrolling the streets at dusk to night in anticipation of trouble through demonstrations against ne groes or attacks on their property. The coroner's inquest resolved it self into more of a grand jury quiz than the usual forma] proceedings be fore the coroner. The jury, compos ed of business men could, hardly re strain itself when the negroes were on the stabd. Questions were showered on the witnesses in such rapidity by the jurymen that the negroes quickly be came confused as well as alarmed. The jurymen tried to learn which one of the negroes fired the bullet thu'e killed, Vtalliday. They got ad missions that the negro deputies fir ed indiscriminately into the crowd with shotguns and revolvers, but none of them would admit having used a Swiss rifle with which it is supposed Halliday was killed. The investigation was adjourned until Monday afternoon, after sixteen witnesses were examined. The six negroes, who participated in the firfhg on the mob are said to De marked men now that their names have become public. The kill ing of one white man and the wounding of several others at the hands of negroes has brought out pro te«ts from even the conservative ele ment. Nellis testified he used negroes be cause he could not find his regular deputies, nor the local militia com. pany officers, nor white men who would answer his call for help. Tears ran down the sheriffs cheeks as he told of his desperate efforts) to find men to assist him to pro tect his prisoners. He declared that the local militia company was noti fied before 10 o'clock Tuesday night to report to him immediately to pro tect the jail. The company did not put in an appearance until six hours later. Nellis said he obeyed the orders of Governor Deneen in leaving Halli day's body in the snow in front of the court house for three hours be fore permitting it to be removed. He also insisted that some one in in the mob fired the first shot which whizzed by his head and said that his men, mistaking the shot for his signal, fired first into the air and then into the crowd. His statement was contradicted by Geo. Jackson, a negro who insisted that the sheriff flred the first shot. STRYCHNINE FOUND IN THESWOPE STOMACHS Wv Associated Press.) Kansas City, Feb. 19.—Strychnine in far greater quantities than is us ually administered in medical doses has been found in the stomach and liver of Chrisman Swope and in the contents of the stomach ejected by Miss Margaret Swope, according to a special dispatch received here from Chicago today. This information was given out by an assistant in the Rush Medical col lege laboratory. It was there that Dr. Walter S. Haines and Dr. Ludwfg Pektoen and Dr. Victor Vaughn worked on the Swope mystery. In the absence of these men, who are here testifying before a grand jury that is investigating the case, the assistant revealed the story of the findings of the scientists in the two cases upon which no official report has yet been made. It was in this same laboratory that the stomach and liver of Thomas H. Swope was examined and it was de-^ termined there was poison in his sys tem.