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tphan •r32 &'4 WANTADS BRING RESULTS IIRTIETH YIAR. UYSCANDAL IN ILLINOIS MAY IMPLICATE MANY FETZER CLAIMS MONEY WAS USED TO INFLUENCE LEGIS- JM-- ATION. lAILJIOAD IS ^FETZER ASKS INJUNCTION TO PREVENT PROSECUTION OF CASE. All Members o« the Legislature of 1908 Are to Be Parties to the Case —States Attorney of Cook County Asks That Special Grand Jury Be Impaneled at Once. Chicago, April 29.—Investigation of a bribery scandal involving the Chicago & Western Indiana railroad, the Illinois legislature as composed two years ago, the city council of Chicago, and sums of money which may run into anywhere between $60, 000 and treble that amount, was or dered by States Attorney Wayman here today. The states attorney this afternoon ordered the empaneling of a special grand jury to conduct the investiga tion. The trouble has been brewing for months. The states attorney's ac tion today is based on allegations made by John C. Fetzer, who was sued today by the Chicago & West ern Indiana for the return of $525, 000, which the railroad company avers Fetzer defrauded the company out of in real estate transactions. Fetzer, in his turn, has asked for an injunction to enjoin the prosecution df this suit, alleging that parts of the money which the road seeks to recover went to influence legislation both at Springfield and Chicago. In asking for the special grand jury, States Attorney Wayman's pe titon states "He (Wayman) further shows the court that on the 28th day of April, 1910, a certain bill in chancery was filed in the supreme court of Cook county by one John C. Fetzer, in which said Fetzer claims that large .amounts of money in his possession, but really the property of the Chi cago & Western Indiana railroad fic yub company, were used for unlawful top on his way from St. Louis to purposes of bribing public officials." Washington, About three years ago, Fetzer, with Benjamin Thomas, then presi- .&'^Sn^SSi?%j||avi||i|T Tf RIIII1 I Kappes, real estate expert, set IfllLfl/lUIlLL 1 UUILU about to acquire the right of way into this city. The road alleges that Fetzer acted as its agent, while Fet zer declares he was not an agent, but a speculator, who purchased the land and then sold it to the com-j made that Fetzer, Thomas a Kappes had defrauded the company, out of $850,000 in these deals. Suit authentic, was threatened by the road, but af ter conferences, the whole matter, under formal agreement of the par ties concerned, was referred to for mer Judge E. C. Field, whose de cision as arbitrater was to be final CBy Associated Press.) la to Heinze with a word of warning. BUSY TRIP FOR PRESIDENTTAFT WILL HAVE LITTLE LEISURE ON HIS TRIP TO THE MIDDLE WEST. Many Speeches Are Planned But a Quiet Sunday will Be Spent In Pittsburg Notable Party for Part of the Trip Left.Washington at Seven Last Evening. fBy Associated Fress.y Washington, April 29.—President Taft left Washington at 7 o'clock to night for Buffalo, which is to be his first stop on"a seven day trip into the middle west From Buffalo the pres ident goes to Pittsburg, thence to Cincinnati, St. Louis and back home, reaching here Friday, May 6, Mr. Taft was accompanied tonight by Secretary of State Knox and Rep resentative Alexander of Buffalo. Mr. Knox goes on with the president for a two days' visit to Pittsburg. Ger man Ambassador Count von Berns torff and Chas. P. Taft will join the president at Pittsburg and go wth him to Cincinnati. The president will spend two days in Pittsburg, where his prinicipal en gagement is an address before the Americus club on Monday evening. Americus members are expecting a good, stiff political talk from the president, and it is said he may meet their wishes. At Buffalo the president will lunch with the Ad. club and will dine with the Chamber of Commerce. Sunday in Pittsburg, will be a piiet one. the president attending ser vices in the morning at the Unitarian church. The second day of the Pitts burg visit, however, will be a busy one. In the morning the president will attend the Founder's day exer cises at the Carnegie institute. In the afternoon he will attend the ball game between Pittsburg and Chicago, Na tional League clubs. In Cincinnati the preseident will at tend the May musical festival and the unveiling of a memorial to theo. Thomas. At St. Louis the president will take breakfast with the St. Louis Commer cial club, will lunch with the Busi ness Men's league, will address the Farmers' union, will try to get a glimpse of both National and Ameri can League ball games in the after noon, and will be a guest of the Traf- at dinner. Taft will make no THROUGH N. DAKOTA 9.—That the Mirwau- a 0 A 2 a a 0 in pany, the company having the right watertown, S. D., to Devils to reject any parcel offered. Lake, N. D., is the positive infor In February last, charges re a on rece in Judge Field recently made his thought only natural that it will pass award, holding that gross fraud had been perpetrated upon the railroad company, and ordering the refund ing of $525,000. Fetzer's bill for an injunction in cluded as an exhibit a letter from F. A. Delano, president of the Wa (Continued to Page 8.) HEINZE WAS WARNED TO CURTAIL LOANS New York, April 29.—Officers and directors of the Mercantile National bank warned F. Augustus Heinze in 1907 of the danger of impairing the charges of those who would destroy. referred with apparent institution's reserve by heavy loans while he was president, so witnesses testified today at his trial of mis application of funds and over-certifi cation of checks. Miles M. O'Brien, construct a iv in the city this information received a pr jVate, but none the less The surveying party will report at Webster, S. D., in a very short time, and grade lines will then he run nearly due north/ What course the road will take has not been intimated, but it is through Fargo. In this case another vast territory on each side will be opened to the trade center of the state. Besides opening up the new Recently, it leaked out today,' territory, an improved Milwaufceo Thomas and Kappes returned to the coffers of the company a total of $76,000, stating that this sum ex hausted their individual resources. general. Fetzer refused to abide by the award and today suit was brought against him. The suit, however, includes the names of Thomas and Kappes, as well as Fetzer. train service would result. The con struction of this line will mean much to the development of North Dakota BALLMER STATES THAT GLAVIS LIED Washington, April 29.—Indignant ly denying that he had been guilty of any wrong doing, Richard T. Bal linger, secretary of the interior, made a bitter attack upon his critics while a witness before the Ballinger Pinchot investigating committee to day, and characterized many of the sworn statements of his principal accuser, L. R. Glavis, as "wilful and deliberate lies." Led on by his attorney, Vertrees, the cabinet officer answere, ni™ man for $s,000. $1,000,000 helow the point required! He defended his conduct in con- ^. (nection with the Cunningham coal William Skinner, vice-president of, cases, and stated he "would take the the bank in 1907, told of having gone a a on today a as to the affairs of the United Cop- Clarence Cunningham and present per Co., a Heinze concern, hut coun- *nf for Heinze held up most of the thto 7 interrogations with objections. (Continued to Page 8.) the pride toHe Roosevelt's ofe-expresse high estimate of him, particularly the former president's statement when he was commissioner of land the bank's vice-president, testified o»ce, that he had secured a $25, that on Oct. 15, 1907, the reserve was 0 0 if a same record before him. Otto Heinze, head of the firm of, After leaving the land office, Bal Otto Heinze & Co.. and brother of ,"»ger said his only connection with the defendant, was questioned by Cunningham cases was in bring United States District Attorney Weiss «W f*"16 an affidavit of SvC a 7 iv Washington. April 29 (Special).— With the passing of two members of the old guard, Senators Aldrich and Hale, the question that is caus ing the greatest interest in Washing ton circles is who will get their places. Senator Aldrich having au thorized the statement that he will retire at the end of his present term in the senate, adds new interest as to what Senator Lodge of Massa chusetts will do. Congressman Ames is contesting his re-election. A doz en other candidates want to slip the mantle of Senator Hale over their shoulders. Among those mentioned are former Governor William T. After presenting long, hypothetical questions in which symptoms of Col. Swope were fully described, Hall was asked: Now in such case, what would you say? I "I should say the patient had been poisoned," Hall replied. I TRI-STATE WEATHER. Washington, April 29.—Mininesota —Partly cloudy Saturday local show ers in the east and south portions Sunday fair and warmer in north west portion moderate northwest to north winids. North Dakota Fair Saturday and Sunday. South Dakota Local showers Sat-, urday Sunday fair and warmer. I BACHELORS' CLUD TO CEASE OPERATIONS BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 30 1910. SENATORS WHO WILL RETIRE FROM UNITED STATES SENATE *+++*++++*++++++++++*++++++++*++++»0+0+*+*+++++O+*+++O+OQ++O+f+, EXPERT THINKS SWOPE POISONED Kansas City, April 29.—Dr. Frank L. Hall was expert witness today in the Hyde murder trial. He assisted Dr. Ludwig Hektoen of Chicago, in making the autopsy on Col. Swope's body on Jan. 11, and later conducted the investigation to determine if pos sible the source of the typhoid epi demic in the Swope residence. Prasctically all of the examination of the pathologist dealt with the con dition of Swope's vital organs at the time of the postmortem. On direct examination Hall said there was noth ing about the organs which he be lieved would have accounted for the death from natural causes. "Do you think Col. Swope died of apoplexy?" States Attorney Atwood asked. "I do not," was the reply. Spokane. Wash.. April 29 (Spe-j holds $40,000 of the Jeffries-Johnson cial).—Ralph Hunt, president of the. fight stakes, gave his personal check Blue Mountain Bachelors' club of for Dr. Coakley's bill plus interest Washington, has issued a statement,' and costs as security for the debt. from headquarters at Dayton, an nouncing that the organization will cease active operations until after harvest, as its members are too busy with their orchards and farms to discuss affairs of the heart. He re ports also there are more than 1,000 letters on file, the writers repre senting every state in the Union and all the provinces and territories of Canada. They are being classified and the campaign will be resumed early next November, when it is ex pected to launch the national or ganization with branches in the large centers of population in the United States and Canada. The club reports that it has been instrument al in finding mates for a score or more of prosperous bachelor farm ers and orchardists during the last four months, and so far, President Hunt says, everybody appears to be satisfied and pleased with the ar rangements. Cobb of Rockland, Congressman E. C. Burleigh, H. M. Heath, a promi nent lawyer of Augustus former Governor Henry B. Cleaves of Port land, G. H. Murchie, G. A. Curran, H. Eaton of Calais and former Governor John F. Hill of Augusta. SOLD EGGS FOR TEN GENTS PER DOZEN LANDED IN JAIL Chicago, April 29.—Detectives were attracted by a large crowd around a v.agon in which was a boy who was crying "eggs for sale, only ten cents a dozen." The detectives became suspicioius! have turned inito the West Chicago avenue station. I When taken to the station, the boy who had been sellinig the eggs, gave his name as Robert Livesay. 17 years old, and said he had stolen a horse and wagon and thirty-two cases of eggs from the Burlington Tailroad station. The eggs and the horse and wagon belong to a wholesale butter and egg firm and were valued at $500. FIGHT PROMOTER TO FIGHT A JUDGMENT New York, April 29.—Tex Rickard. promoter of the Jeffries-Johnson fight, has filed a motion through his attor ney here to have Supreme Court Jus tice Whitney set aside the judgment of $2,290 obtained by Dr. Cornelius G. coakley. The judgment was for services rendered Rickard's little girl two years ago. "This is a case where a reputable citizen of New York is trying to col lect a judgment from an elusive char acter," said Dr. Coakley's counsel in opposing the motion. Recently Timothy D. Sullivan, who ROOSEVELT IS GREETED ROYALLY AT THE HAGUE The Hague, April 29.—Roosevelt was welcomed here at midnight with an astonishing demonstration. Mass es of people were waiting at the railway station and when he alighted from the train they swept him along toward his carriage. The police were powerless to check the violent rush es, in which numbers of persons were thrown to the ground. For eign Minister Swinderen, whose wife was Bessie Glover of Washington, D. C, received Roosevelt on the railway platform in behalf of the government, and drove with him in|f ed as a substitute for the amend [Cootinued on Page 8] (Continued to Page 8.) NEEDS FIXING AND SAYS HE HAS CURE. WOULD HAVE REGULAR JOB SAYS ATTORNEYS WOULD BE THE PROPER MEN TO HOLD THE POSITIONS. Men So Chosen Would Be Peculiar ly Fitted for the Work and Great Burden Would Be Lifted From the ana asked the boy where he had pur-1 who is sure of his legal right and chased the eggs. His explanation was his facts, would much rather trust unsatisfactory and they decided to ar rest him. Persons who had bought the eggs were lathe to part with what they had purchased so cheaply, and started to fight the detectives. A rioit call was!CORSETS Shoulders of the Ordinary Citizen— Common Juror Not Fitted. Spokane, Wash. April 29—(Special) —"Jurors elected at regular intervals by a vote of the people, or appointed by the courts and paid a salary of $3,000 or more a year, would, I be lieve, greatly improve our jury sys tem, which is a relic." Judge E. H. Sullivan, dean of the Spokane county superioir court, said this at the close of a long, drawn out case in suggesting a solution of a problem of nation wide interest. He added: "The number of men in this service could be cut down from twelve to six or five, and the jury composed entirely of members of the legal pro fession. Each county could have a set or several sets of regular jurors trained in the law, and, to avoid pre judice and bias, they would be ex changed in the various counties. The other smaller regulations, could be worked out in detail by a jury com mission. "Under the present system we se lect a jury composed of good business 'Sh er. men. farmers and laboring men. They are honest and level headed as a rule and are here to uphold the ad vance of our laws but what do they know about the real meanings or the phases of the law? We ask a judge who has probably spent thirty or forty years in studying the law and watching its development to write in a few hundred words the instructions, which, in great part, is so much Greek to the average juryman. That part of the system is radically wrong. "Another thing is the average busi ness or professional man or even a laborer who has not the time or in clination to devote to this branch of service, and as a result some of the cases presented for adjudication are not given the attention they should It Is also true that a lawyer his case to a judge, while if he is not certain, he prefers taking chances with a jury." DARREO DY COLLEGE PROFESSORS New York, April 29.—Corsets for young college students who must take the part of women in college theatricals, have been officially ta booed by the dramatic director of the New York university actors. The prohibition against tight lacing fol lows an occurrence which broke up the dress rehearsal of the college show last night, when W. J. Judd, an undergraduate, who was playing a girl's part, suffered an attack of syncope and was unconscious for several minutes as the result of wearing for two hours a tight-fitting feminine corset beneath his costume. TEST VOTE ON RAILROAD BILL INSURGENTS AND AGAIN VOTE ON SAME SIDE OF ISSUE. TRIBUNE PAID JURORSIS IRAILROADS PLAN PLAN PROPOSED I AN INCREASE IN WESTERN RATES BY SEATTLE MAN THINKS THE PRESENT METHOD Amendments Offered In the alleged white slavers. Many House and Voted Down Tele graph and Telephone Companies to Come Under Rule of the Interstate Commerce Law. Washington, April 29.—The first test vote on the railroad bill was held in the senate and resulted in a victory for the administration mem bers. The Cummins amendment, which would require all traffic agree ments made between railroads, and all rates, fares and charges, to be ap proved in advance by the interstate commerce commission, was defeated gy a vote of 29 to 35. Eleven repub licans, most of them from the insur gent ranks, and 19 democrats voted for the Cummins provision. All of the votes against it were cast by republicans. The Cummins provision was of- WANTADS Telephone 13 or 32 BRING RESULTS PRICE FIVE CENT*. REPORTED THAT THERE WILL BE LARGE CHANGES IN WESTERN TERRITORY. MANY ROADS INTERESTED ROADS CLAIM INCREASED OPER ATING EXPENSES ARE THE DIRECT CAUSE. Tariffs of the Western Roads Have Already Been Filed Will Take Effect On Many Roads at the Same Time Rate On Meat Products Will Also Go Up. (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 29.—Freight tariffs showing considerable in creases over present rates from wes tern territory to the Atlantic sea board will be filed with the inter state commerce commission to be come effective on June 1. This is the first step taken by the railroads which appears to indicate the purpose generally to increase freight rates throughout the country in order to enable them to meet their increased operating expenses. Already tariffs have been filed for western roads increasing the rate of transportation of wool from Minne apolis and St. Paul to New York and other Atlantic seaboard points. The present rate on wool from Minneapolis to New York is 54c per hundred pounds. Under the provi sions of the tariff, the rate will be 64c per hundred pounds, an increase of nearly twenty per cent. The rate to Boston will be proportionately Increases also have been made in the freight rate on live hogs between Minneapolis and St. Paul and Chica go of two and a half cents a hun dred pounds. This is an increase of about 12 per cent over the present rate. While no tariffs have as yet been filed with the commission in creasing the rate on meat products from Chicago to eastern territories, the likelihood appears to be that of taking the St. Paul-Chicago rate on hogs as a basis. The rate on hog products from Chicago to eastern points will be increased proportion ately. The tariffs already filed with the commission are for all the roads in the western freight association territory, and the increases will be come effective simultaneously on all of them. trait mm FINK SOK E NOHEOimEB New York, April 29.—Valve wheels that the ordinary person can buf at a hardware store for six cents each, but for which the city of New York was called upon to pay $1.50 each, have turned the ire of Mayor Gaynor against two employes of the correc tions department, a purchasing agent and a warden who certified the bills. Both men have been summarily dis missed at the mayor's order and will be put on trial. "The thing is scandalous, and I am not able to perceive the slightest excuse for it," writes the mayor in a characteristic letter to the head of the department. "Such miserable thievery has to be got rid of in some I way." WHITE SLAVERS GET WISCONSIN GIRLS Appleton, Wis., April 29.—The police of half a dozen cities tonight are searching for Miss Lillian Neu man of Appleton, 19 years old, and Miss Sylva Grimes of Columbus, O., DEMOCRATS 17 years old, and persons who are said to be holding them captives. The girls, who are members of good families, were kidnapped, it is charg- Jed, from Milwaukee ten days ago by Detectives learned today that the girls and their alleged captors were iat International Falls, Minn., and were on the way to Canada. A let ter, bearing the name of Miss Grimes, but written jn a man's hanu writing, was received today from In ternational Falls, saying that the girls would be taken across the bor der into Canada at once. The iden tity of the two men are known by the detectives. At Milwaukee, according to the detectives, the party was joined by an elderly man and a gray-haired woman, who furnished railroad tick ets for the pair to Duluth. Superior, St. Paul and International Falls. Prominent Appleton citizens are in terested in the affair. Miss Neuman was prominent in church work. The news of the disappearance was sup» pressed until today in the hope that the girls could be located without publicity.