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ft »£j0^ $ Sr SOMETHING CHEAP— People Think a Ten-cent Magazine Is Cheap and It Is, But Two Days' •.^Issues of the Times-Republican Irf ^Contain More Reading Matter For rv" ^Approximately Three Cent»—-This 'j li a Resit Bargain Day, VOLUME THIRTY-FOUR. u, lis Facts Connected With His Et torts t6 Have Resort Closed "J#SKSV 'IV Presented in Court ANTHONY CONIiSTOCK ON STAND Defense Creates a Sensation by Call fl-, ing Well Known Purity Crusader as iv a Witness—Testified as to (Thaw's Efforts to Clos® Palaces "Consecrat- sd to Sin'* 4&iy<riScS',?' New York, Jan. 22—It was 10:20 when the Thaw trial was resumed to day, cuid Littleton began at once the preliminaries proving Thaw's will and codicil, executed the day of the wedding Evelyn Nesblt in Pittsburg. Miss reriiS&AW Pierce, who witnessed the sig natures, and who testified at the last trial, was called to the stand. Miss Pierce identified the paf»ers but Jerome objected to the introduction of the will in evidence until witnesses liad come forward to prove its custody from tihe time of the signing up to •the present moment. Littleton tem porarily withdrew the will and read t^e codicil to the Jury. The codicil provided a number of bequests to law years and others to aid the alleged victims of Stanford White, and pros ecute claims for damages against him, and for the prosecution of all persons "in such unlawful practices as said Stanford White:" Comstock Called as Witness. Among those to whom tlje funds were made available were R. Ross Perry, of Washington Dr. Charles H. Parkhurst and Anthony Comstock. Thaw named a number of young wom en mow on the stage as possible claim ants against White. Following the reading of the codicil Littleton created something of a stir iby calling Anthony Comstock, vice president and special agent for the society for the suppression of vice, and inspector in the postofflce department, t,o the stand. Comstock said Thaw galled at his office in February, 1904. and complained of a party who was' wronging young girls. Thaw went into details which witness repeated as far as he could remember. Comstock also said he toad received several letters from Thaw. ,Witness identified several communi cations from'Thaw, one of the papers being a diagram of promises where he declared evil men were carrying on criminal practi ces. Thaw declared th^it workmen on the buildings near these premises had heard young girls scream and suggested that men be sent to watch the entrances to the place.- Thaw also said he had com municated with, the secretary for the prevention of cruelty to children, sug gesting that a search warrant be is sued and an investigation be made of the hotise, which was located in Twenty-second" street. "Thaw told me he had been followed to my office the second time by men who' were employed to watch' him," continued witness. "I sent several men out In the hallway to see if any one was there." Jerome objected to witness telling the result of this search, but it came out in the discus sion that no one had followed Thaw. Thaw Letter to Comstock. Littleton read to the jury a com munication from Thaw to Comstock, written in November, 1904. It at tempted to give in detail a description of the Twenty-fourth street house, with crude diagrams appearing here and there in text. Thaw declared that one room was furnished like a forest, and that secret stairs led from it to a room of mirrors. The door in the for est room was hard to find, and the let ter declared there was no escape for young girls who were drugged. Thaw claimed that six or seven "criminal scoundrels' 'controlled the place, and that three or four decent young men who did not know of the criminal acts often frequented the place. "Thousands of crimes have been committed there, and many felonies," Thaw wrote, and added that there was a little room to which access was gained by a door behind'a picture. "In this room," the letter went on, "'there's a valuable French painting of a wom an, and peculiarly infamous suggest ivity." In another letter Thaw sug gested that plumbers working on the building adjoining the Twenty-fourth street house might be induced to drop some heavy article thru the skylight and reveal what was below. Thaw called attention to the fact that there was a libel suit in Paris in stituted by a young woman who had been mentioned as posing for the pic ture previously complained of. Thaw declared that the house in Twenty second street and Twenty-fourth street was "consecrated to orgies by a gang of rich criminals." Thaw, in this letter, suggested that a copy of on.e of his letters be sent to Jerome, and also suggested that if Comstock needed more funds to carry on the inquiry he might ask Miss Hel en Gould for assistance in that line. Giving the name of a young actress. Thaw described at lengbh what he kaid was an effort to save this gi.rl from a "blackguard." Thaw said he e-niisted a prominent man in the cause, who was at first Joath to believe such practices as complained of existed, but afterwards was convinced. This man ygt threw what protection he could about ,• the girl hut when be had (one abroad I the "blackguard got her." "Besides the four victims I have already told you about there is another." Thaw continued. "The blackguard asked her to marry hini and she left her place. It is now being talked about in newspaper offices. I hope to bo able to give you the name and details soon. Please destroy this." In several letters Thaw spoke of enclosing $100 more for the secret service fund. Thaw wrote under the name of "Ferguson" in accordance with an arrangement he had previous ly made, so ihis name, would not be in cluded in the annual report of contri butions/ On cross examination Jerome asked Comstock if he ever got hi to the Twenty-fourth street house. "No, sir," he said. The prosecutor devoted much of his time with the witness to calling atten tion to the fact that the statements iiv bhe letter were coherent, understand able and rational In their reference to historical events. The communica tions, witness said, came in the usual way thru t'he mails, with the postage fully paid, and addressed according to directions given to Thaw. John B. Gieason. counsel for Thaw at the first trial, was called in con nection with proving the defendant's will. As Gieason left the stand, Mrs. William Thaw was recalled 'to con clude her testimony, began last week. DARROW OPERATED ON GAINS. Surgery Used to Relieve Chicago Lawyer Now in Los Angeles Hospital. Los Angeles, Jan. 22.—Clarence Darrow, who has been under treat l'nent in Los Angeles since his break down while chief counsel in the Hay wood and Pettibone trials at Boise, Idaho, was operated upon at the Cal ifornia hospital by Dr. H: Bert Ellis. Mr. Darrow recovered from the effects of the anaesthetic. The result of tho operation cannot be determined for two or three days. It was for mastoi ditis, and a quantity of pus was found. Mr. Darrow came to the city about two weeks agef. After ati exam ination the physicians announced that there was a chance for recovery with out use of the knife. The patient gained in strength somewhat and a week later left the hospital, taking rooms on South Grand avenue. Last night the patient suffered a relapse. DIPLOMAT EDITOR'S FUNERAL. Men Prominent in Many Vy^ys Attend It at Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Jan. 22.—Attended by men prominent in all walks of life, the funeral of Charles Emery Smith, former postmaster general, the diplo mat editor of the Philadelphia Press, took place at noon today. The, Inter ment, which was private, was made In west Laurel Hill cemetery. FLEET LEAVES RIO Evans' War Vessels Start on Third Leg of Long Journey—Submarines Make Surprising Trip—New Vessel Ready Soon. Washington, Jan. 22.—Admiral Ev ans cabled the navy department from Rio Janeiro that his fleet, with the ex ception of the Arethusa, sailed today for Punta Arenas. Submarines Make Long Trip. New York, Jan. 22.—The trip of the three submarine torpedo boats, the Tarantula, Viper and Cuttlefish, from Newport to New York navy yard, is causing much interested comment. The trip was made in seventeen and one-half hours, altho much of it was thru -heavy seas and oh a very stiff breeze. This is the first time that boats of their class have made such a trip under their own power. The boats will go into dry dock today, and aft^r scraping and repainting they will go to Newport News, said to be the longest trip ever attempted by submarines. Battleship Mississippi Soon in Service. Philadelphia, Jan. 22.—The battle ship Mississippi, constructed at the Cramps' shipyard, arrived at League Island na,vy yard today from the yard of the builders, and was formally turned" over to the government. When the big warship docked at the navy yard, Captain John C. Fremont took command. No time will be lost In fit ting the Mississippi for service. REVOLUTIONISTS GAINING. Making Headway iri Haiti and Threat en to Sieze Cape Haytien. Washington, Jan. 22.—The revolu tionists appear to be making some headway in the northern part of the island of Haiti, according, to inform ation received at the state depart ment today from Consul Livington at Cape Haytien. In his dispatch he says that the place is threatened, and t^iat the revolutionists are in posses sion of neighboring villages. TWO COUNTS ON TRIAL. Von Hoheneau and Lynar Before Court Martial at Berlin. Berlin, Jan. 22.—The trial by court martial of Counts Von Hoheneau' and tors. Lynar, arising out of articles published in Die Zukunet by Maximilien Harden, and the subsequent -Harden-Von Moltke libel suit, opened today before five judges, under the president, of General Union Lewenfeldt. PITTSBURG MAN DEAD. "li Due Demise of John B. Larkin Was to Asthma. Pittsburg, Jan. 22.—John B. Larkin, controller of Pittsburg, formerly post master. was found dead in bed this morning. Death was due to asthma. I,' W 3 $ & @ht (ftiemng Favor Leasing Grazing Lands. Denver, Jan. 22.—Resolutions favor- plentiful the bankers here say there ing government control and leasing will be cheaper money in this part of public grazing"lar.ds were submitted to the country. There is as much of a the American National Livestock as- denrth of borrowers of the class the sociation convention today by the I banks desire to serve as there was of committer on resolutions. 'lenders three months a^o. Such a re« A oJiV Chancellor Issues Warning to Socialists That Demonstra tions 31 ust Cease GREETED WITH LAUGHTER Unusual Scene Witnessed at Today's Session of Reichstag Ministers Leave the House Armed Men Pa trol Streets of German Capital in Order to Prevent Further Disorders. Berlin, Jan. —Chancellof Von Buelow refused categorically in the reichstag 'today to reply to a socialist interpellation on the subject of Prus sian suffrage. This precipitated a deaf ening uproar from the members, dur ing which all the ministers left the house. The debate was then continued before half empty benches. Trouble with the people had been ex pected, particularly in view of the street disorders yesterday, and in or der to be prepared for a recurrence of violent encounters between the police and populace, the buildings of parlia ment were surrounded from early morning with a strong force of police, armed with pistols and sabres. Fur thermore the principal thoroughfares Of Berlin are being patrolled constant ly by the police. The interpellation was very skill fully worded in order to bring it with in the official authority of the reich stag. Von Buelow opened the pro ceedings by warning against further manifestations, which he declared did not affect the government in the slight est degree. He threatened, a.mid iron ical cheering from the socialists, that the leaders and organizers of the dem onstrations would be dealt with se verely. The chancellor trembled with indig nation when he referred to the street manifestations which he declared had been introduced into the capital. He stigmatized them as dangerous to the country, and looked directly at the so cialist members when he announced that the organizers would be Jield re sponsible. He was compelled to pause for several minutes because of derisive laughter from the socialist benches. TULLY ON TEMPERANCE. Says Local Option in Numerous States Means Nothing. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 22.—The speak er at today's session of the model li cense league convention was T. De quiney Tully, secretary of the law en forcement society, of New York City. Tully said that society he represented Tully said that the society he repre sented stood for the enforcement of all laws, and especially the excise laws in New York. "We broke with the ex cise laws in New York state," said Tully, "when they called for a temper ance law. The passing of the local op tion in Kentucky and the going" dry of numerous states means nothing. It is by no means an indication that the people of the country want temper ance, but that they want the control and manner of running saloons, changed." INSULTED AMERICAN FLAG. New York Life Insurance Concern Asked to Discharge Englishman. New York, Jan. 22.—The story that a young Englishman who is employed by one of the large life insurance com panies, trampled on the American flag in the company's office, has aroused the ire of the members of the Star Spangled Banner association, which has formally demanded of the com pany that the man be discharged. It is said that following the incident of the insult to the flag, two American clerks in the office gave the English man a thrashing. The association, •which has for its object the punish ment of insults to the flag, has elected the two Americans to honorary mem bership. PRIVATE BANK ASSIGNS. A. C. Tisdelle of Chicago, Suspends Payment. Chicago. Jan. 22.—The private bank of A. C. Tisdelle suspended payment to depositors today. A call was sent to police headquarters for officers to quell a possible disturbance around the office, but there was no trouble of any kind. The notice was posted on the door of the institution today de claring that the banker had made an assignment for the benefit of credi- The liabilities are given at $74,000 assets, $96,000. BANKS PILED FULL. Dearth of Borrowers May Reduce Loan Rates in Northwest. Spokane, Wash., Jan. 22.—Banks in Spokane, which were the first in the Pacific northwest to return to a cash basis, have a surfeit of gold, silver and currency, more than $4,000,000 being piled up in the vaults. Money can be borrowed at 7 and 8 per cent on short •time loans. If the rate on commercial paper drops in the east and borrow-, ers in Spokane do not become more 'r ?r /.V- o# versnl of conditions has never been, equaled. The Spokane Clearing Houso I association have $".'50,000 in gold in a^ trust company's vaults, but instead of issuing certificates against this to pay dally balances, as was done before the depression in the east, these are being paid irt cash, the result betng that each bank is dumping its cash upon the other. This overstock of ready money Is partly the result of efforts to send currency east. Bankers and bus iness men are looking forward to an active construction period and im provements in all lines of trade, and this, they say, is sure to come despite tlie fact that the last quarter was the best In the history of the country at this time of the year. .£ BANK AT PITTSBURG FAILS. State Examiners Close Traders' and Merchants', a State Institution,' Pittsburg. Jan. 22.—The Traders' and Merchants' Biink. a state institu tion, was closed today by tdie State bank examiners. The Treasury Trust Company, a subsidiary, is also closed, but voluntarily, it is said. BOATS IN COLLISION Steamers Amsterdam and Axminster Strike in Fog Twenty Reported Missing But May Have Been Pic.ked up. Rotterdam. Jan. 22.—The steamer Amsterdam, belonging to the Great Eastern Railway company, and the British steamer Axminister. from New York, Dec. 30. collided last night near Nieuwe Waterweg. There was no loss of life. Both vessels are badly dam aged. The Amsterdam had fifty-six passengers on board. A dense fog prevailed at the time. A report just received here says -one one of the Amsterdam's boats, con taining twenty persons, is missing. It is believed here the boat may have reached one of the piany ships that are fog bound in the fairway. Inquiry at coast points brought later information that all boats from the steamer ha- been picked up. IS ATTACK ON GPOSSCuk Chicago Stfeet 'Railway Case Before Supreme C^urt Today. Washington, Jan 22.—The Chicago street railway case, involving the right to so organize surface cars of that city and turn 'the management over to the Chicago railway company with the city as i'ts partner in the enterprise, today .received a hearing by the su preme court, in connection with the ef forts of stockholders to obtain consent of the supreme court to con sider on appeal t)he decision of Judge Grosscup, in which he approved the plan or reorganization. In the petition Grosscup, who decided the case, was charged wi'th having an exceptional in terest in the cajse and 'the case has been cdnstrued an attack upon that of ficial. SAFE FROM INVASION. Goethals Gives Assurance Regarding Panama Canal When Finished. Washington, Jan. 22.—At the hearing of the senate committee on interocean ic canals today, Goethals gave assur ance that the Panama canal when completed, would be reasonably safe from military invasion and that the chances of crippling of canal by spies armed with dynamite, will be very small, providing armed guards are maintained at the Miraflore and Gatun locks. The locks themselves, Goethals explained, are located sufficiently far from either coast 'to render them safe from naval attacks. ADMITS MANY CRIMES Italian in Jail at Canon City, Confesses Murders to Det Who Used Clever Ruse to Ga. Information. 1 Denver, Jan. 22.—The Republica.i today prints the alleged confession se cured by an Italian detective from Antone Nerosi, alias Bavori, charged with the murder of four Italians, three men and one woman, at Florence, Col. The detective is Frank Sandesko, of Pueblo, who, according to his story, gained the confidence of Nerosi, who is now confined in the county jail at Canon City, by pretending that he was a member of the Black Hand society. The two were permitted to converse in a cell in the jail. During the conversa tion Nerosi expressed the desire to be long to the Black Hand, and when Sandesko told him it was necessary for him to prove that he had committed twelve murders before he could be ad mitted, Nerosi replied he was eligible. Sandesko stated that Nerosi then re lated to him a series of murders which he had committed, beginning with the killing of a neighbor in Italy when he was but 12 years old. The narrative gradually brought hnn to the recital of details connected with the disappearance of four Italians at Flor ence. Sandesko says that Nerosi con fessed that he killed the woman be cause she would not marry him, and disposed of the three men in the most brutal fashion because he believed that they suspected him of murdering the woman. ADVANCED TO THIRD READING. Emergency Clause Cut Out and Other Changes in Oglesby Bill. Springfield, III., Jan. —In the sen ate this morning -the Oglesby primary election bill as amended by the first joint conference committee with the emergency clause cut out. and the date of the primaries for 1308 changt-d 'to August i, was advanced tojts third reading. -T, MA11SHAl»X^TO"W-N". IOWA. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 1908 Attorney General Byers Busy Interpreting Provisions of the Primary Law "CITIZENS' TICKETS:- PERMITTFD Also Rules That Nomination r-aoers May Be Filed Any Reasonable Time Prior to Thirty Days Before the Election Shaw Still Has Presiden tial Ambitions.- Speclal to Tlmes-Repultiicaa. Des Moines, Jan. 22—Three points in relation to the primary election law have been ruled upon by the attorney general's office. They are points that have been raised by several different localities of the state. I In relation to the blanks that are circulated for securing the names of petitioners the question was asked whether the printed matter nomination papers must be circulated and the sig natures of electors secured before a candidate's name can be placed upon the ballot. At the head of the sheet according to the law there must be a written or printed statement and the words of that statement are provided I by the law. The law also provides that the sheets shall be wide and 13 Inches long. tion was whether the statement should be at the head of each sheet or wheth er it could be at the head of one sheet and other blank sheets attached. The attorney general's office holds that the statement must appear at the head of each sheet but that signatures to several sheets or any sheets can be secured and all Col., ~vve, lis fastened together and considered one, nomination paper and that one ai- fidavit is sufficient to accompany such sheets forming one nomination paper. One question asked was whether or n9t the nomination papers must bo filed exactly thirty days before tlio piimaxy or whether they can be filed before that. It is held that they can be filed any reasonable length of time before thirty days, the law saying that they must be filed %t least" thirty days before the primary. In relation to city elections the at torney general holds that the law does not force partisan tickets upon a city. Many cities of the state have been When George Wright, state commit teeman from the Ninth district, sug gested the name of Shaw for tempor ary chairman of the first convention and the committee turned it down and selected Attorney General H. W. Byers, a friend of Governor Cummins, it was heralded as the final job that punc tured the boom for Shaw for presi dent. It seemed quite a likely con clusion but it was not a logical con clusion in the estimation of Shaw for he has since that time been conduct ing correspondence ami making efforts in the line of getting the delegation. It was announced many months ago from Washington that Shaw had op ened negotiations with Cummins in which he asked Cummins to support him for president, in return for which he was to support Cummins for sena tor. Cummins turned down this trade on the claim that he had no authority from the people of Iowa to deliver the delegation for president in return for the vote of the people for senator. He intimated that he would conduct his campaign for senator and that Shaw could conduct his for president and that if Shaw won out all right and good. He expected himself to win the nomination of senator whether Shaw supported him or not. When Shaw came to Iowa the first of this month to make a couple of addresses he renewed these overtures to Cummins and .the Cummins peo ple generally He was not given any encouragement. On his visit to Towi there is not the slightest, evidence that lie found anything that encour aged him in his ambition but when he returned to the east lie took his boom with him and is tenderly caring for if. He has since gone further 111 his nego tiations and it is understood would be willing nav anxious, to be chiSM-d as a progressive if lie (-an get the Iowa delegation for president. Having tak en pronounced standing ngainst some of the laws which the progressives of this state have favored ind worked for and having especially journeyed all the wav from Washington to speak against the primary election law he naturallv desire? to a "id prostrating himself in the dust, ut it Is know# ,*•***" j. pies" tickets. The attorney general assumed early last March on his re holds that this can still be done under the primary law. Answering a question from Dubuque the attorney general holds that the names ward aldermen must not be printed on the primary ballot but that blank lines must be left for writing in such names but that the names 1f can didates for aldermen at large must be printed on the primary ballot, the same as candidates for mayor and other city officers. Secretary Shaw still has hopes of^ getting the Iowa delegation to the re publican national convention. He is furthermore engaged in negotiations looking toward securing the delegation and has the promise of one element of the republican party that it will sup port him provided he can get the oth er. that there are scarcely any conditions that the progressives can name that lie will not ascribe to if the progress ives will only support him for presi dent. The first of this month Shaw came io Des Moines to address the alumni association of Cornell College of Mf. Vernon, Iowa, in the correspondence with President King of the college is claimed he disclosed that if he cided to be a candidate for pre.si'5 he was to come and address the a'i ni. He came and addressed the aS i ni. There has been no word frorr-. since that he has changed his nd and in fact word that lie hs£" lot changed his mind. What may C? the final results of his efforts an other question. Progressives a* in clined to think that when a r^ de sires to change his factional aifilia tions he should do so for principle. They are inclined to say that to ask the support of the state delegation in exchange for such change of affilia tion is ratlx a large consideration. The-sentiment of the republicans ot Iowa has been somewhat at sea on the mat(er of the next president till recently.' During the last session of the legislature a poll of the legisla ture showed a preponderance of senti ment. in favor of Taft. It is not believ ed that sentiment in his favor has grown less since then. But it is true that there has been sentiment in Iowa for practically everyone who has been suggested, even Cortelyou. But the sentiment of late seems to have been crystalized on Taft and it will take something unusual to turn It to Shaw in any event. KILLED IN MONTANA. Remains of Frank Aeling Arrive Webster County Home. Special to 'LiViw. Republican. Kort Dodge, Jan. 22.—The remains of Frank Aeling, the young man who was recently killed in a saw mill at Salt Creek, Montana, arrived at the home hls parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ael ing, residing a mile north of Burnside, yesterday, and the fune'i^J^was held 8V2 inches from .the home this afternoon at 1:30, The ques- and at 2 o'clock from Grace M. E. The circumstances of his death were peculiar. The deceased was loading logs on a sled when the chain broke ^allowing some of the logs to roll off. One of the large timbers struck the young man on the leg and as he trlp ped upon a log behind him his leg wag caught an(j crushed. Altho the number of! accident In itself was not serious'the sheets man could not withstand the shock .. 1 and lived only a few hours. It is said were ,.oken and that am tat|on W()uld probably not ueMsarv have been SHAW QU|TS JOB Differences-With Chief Owner or Car negie Company, Causes Him to Re sign .Says. He May Enter Poli tics. New York, Jan» 22.—Leslie M. Shaw has resigned from the presidency ot Tru« company -hU* tirement from the treasury department. In explaining his resignation last night Shaw said he had had "small differ ences" with Charles C. Dickinson, or ganizer and chief owner of the trust con,pany. of his future plans he would say nothing definite beyond this state ment: "I may shy my castor into the po litical ring." Not Yet, But Soon. New York, Jan. 22.—Ex-Secretary Shaw tod£.y stated that he has not re signed from the presidency of the Carnegie Trust Company, but had con templated selling his holdings in the company and if paid according to the terms would resign March 1. Shaw de clined to discuss his political ambi tions, and says he has made arrange ments for his business future. DUBUQUE TO STAY Injunction Sustained to Prevent Ousting of City From Three Base Ball League. the Rock Island, 111., Jan. 22.—Judge Em ery Graveis, of the circuit court, today sustained the main part of t)he injunc tion by which President Holland, of the Three "I" league, was prevented last August from ousting Dubuque from the league. Graves held that the fesolution adopted by the league at Peoria., au thorizing Holland to act, was illegal, and the president is therefore restrain ed from oarrying out its terms. Por tions of the bill were dissolved to leave the league open to take such future action as it may see fit. Another in junction secured at Dubuque is still in force, however, and its terms prevent action to oust Dubuque. HAMMOND SUCCEEDS CRAFT. Ottumwa Man^Appointed Deputy Mar shal for Southern District. Special to Times-Republican. Ottumwa, Jan. 22.—S. H. "Hammond, of Ottunnva, today was appointed chief deputy to United States Marshal F. B, Clark, to succeed ('. E. Cratt. PRESIDENT NAMES PROUDFOOT. Slated for Assistant Commissioner General of iowa Land Office. Washington. Jan. 11.—'The pie.sident today sent to the senate the nomin ation of Samuel V. Proudfoot, of Iowa, to be assistant commissioner general f)t the Lowa land office. isjiaKsSSiS^iSii T.-R. BULLE.TIN. The Weather. rises Jan. 23 at 7:23 sets at Sun 6:14. Iowa, Illinois and Missouri and cooler tonight and Thursday. South Dakota—Fair tonight Thursday colder tonight Short Course Successful. Bad Gang of Shoplifters. To Wed Boyhood Love. An Interur'aan War. Miners Under Quarantine. Representatives From Seven States Meet to Boom Naviga tion. on the Mis80uriP ?«vA A BARGAIN DAY Fair and PAGE ONE. Taleoraphie Newai Thaw's Work as a "Reformer." Comstock Culled as a Witness. -V Von Buelow Hissed in Keichstag. Japs Frighten Vancouver. Primary Doesn't Force I'artisan Tickets. Fleet Leaves Rio Janeiro. Steamships in Collision. Shaw to Quit Job March 1. PAGES TWO AND THREE. Iowa N«w«t Row Among Pythians. I- PAGE FOUR. Editorial To Supply or Create Drunkards. Where is That Boy? The Joker in the Aldrich Bill. The Senate Unpopular. Topics and Iowa Opinions. Birdseye's Philosophy. PAGE FIVE. General News: Harriman Uses Odett for AttacV, Oddity in the News- Story, "The Fighting Chance." PAGES SIX AND SEVEN. City News: Roberts Before Searchlight Club. Gives Fine Address on Finance. Pastors Endorse Temperance Cause Adopt Strong Resolutions. Medicai Society Meets. *. Lodge Makes a Fine Gift. City News in Brief. IPAGE EIGHT. Market* and Goner*ft Weak Wheat Market. Corn Recovers Early Losses. 'Cattle Lower. Hogs Decline 10 to 15 Cents. £SVbpf CUMMINS AND OTHERS SPEAK Big Delegations Present From Kansas City and Other.Down River Points Three Cities Bid for Next Meeting- Double Banquet to B« Addressed by Notables. Special to Times-RepuDlican. Sioux City, Jan. 22.—With delegates in attendance from seven states, among them several governors, con gressmen and other notables, the first session of the Missouri river naviga tion congress opened this afternoon at the New-'Grand theater. Speeches were made by George C. Call, of Sioux City, chairman cf the executive committee Governor A. B. Cummins, of Iowa Henry T. Clarke, of Omaha Thomas Wilkinson, of Burlington Congress man E. H. Hubbard, of Sioux City Congressman Ellis, of Kansas City and others. Omaha has the largest delegation, 150 boosters from that city arriving this morning on a special train. The same train, pulled in thirty-five dele gates from Kansas City and fifteen del egates from St. Joseph. Each dele gation is headed by the mayor of the city. Kansas City and Omaha are making forceful bids for the next convention. One hundred and fifty South Dakotans are pushing Yankton for the next meeting. One of the big events of the meeting will be the double banquet at the hotel West and the Hotel Monda min this evening. The speakers who will talk at both hotels include John L. Kennedy, of Omaha, Neb. Albert B. Cummms, governor of Iowa Joe Crawford lieutenant governor of South Dakota George D. Perkins of Sioux City Warren Garst, lieutenant gover nor of Iowa, and Albert W. Jefferies of Omaha, Neb.- PENAL CODE BILL AMENDMENT. Rigid Restrictions Placed on Officers and Employes of Government. Washington, Jan. 22—The house to day adopted an amendement to the penal cocie bill, making it a criminal offense for any officer or employe of the government to issue any false Sta tistics or information relative to prod ucts of the soil. The penalty prescribed under it is a fine of $»,000 and im prisonment of not more than five years. TRAMPFAST BRINGS $16,000. Horse Was a Winner in the Kentucky futurity of 1907. Lexington. Kv., Jan. —Trampfast (2'124), winner of tile 2-year-old di vision in the 1907 Kentucky futurity, was todav sold by Joseph Shea, of Pittsi)ur,f. to L. O. Brown, of Delevan, HI., for Jlti.000. New York Grain. N'ew York, Jan. Wheat—May, 1.10%. usr-f "fe5* it *v Be*ides Telegraph News en Paget Eight Columns Wide and 8pecial Iowa News From 250 Correspond dents The T.-R. Gives Its Reader* Ten Serial Stories Per Yesr WhicH In Book Form Would Cost $15.00. N E 1 Citizens of Vancouver, B. C* Desperate Over Japanese Situation Proposed Protective Legislation *Dis* cussed by British Columbian Parlia ment—Want Cruisers for Defense of Canadian Pacific Coast General Telegraphic News. The Regie factory, since the recent. trouble In the dark tobacco district, faaa been closely guarded. Last night vgnei^ Guard Shantklin was making the rounds, he noticed three negroes stand ing hi front of the factory. Whea Shanklin asked them what they want ed, the negroes broke and Tan. Shank lin followed and fired three times. Tw» of the negroes dropped dead andf a third is thought tojiave been wounded' Investigation showed the door of the factory had been saturated with coal oil, and four sticks of dynamite placed against it. When the bodies of tbe re a he sticks dynamite were found on their persons in sufficient quantities to wreck the building. .™ MURDERS IN A STORE. VOTES DOWN BILL. Illinois House Refuses to Adopt 1909 Primary Election Bill. Springfield, 111., Jan. 22.—The house this afternoon, by 69 yeas to ®5 nays, refused to adopt the 1906 primary election bill, with the amendments agreed upon by the joint conference committee. Under the rules, 77 votes are required to adopt a bill, t. -s^ ONLY ?IX JURORS NOW. Securing of Jury in the MoDonald Case is Proceeding Slowly. Chicago, Jan. 22.—Two more Jurors were accepted today in the -trial of Mrs. Dora McDonald for the murder ot Webster S. Guerln. Six men have now qualified and it is considered doubtful if the jury will be completed before the end of the week. DR. HINKEL MARRIED. Acting Bishop of lowa Episcopal Oi«« cess Takes Bride. Cleveland, Jan. 22.—Rev. George "W. Hlnkel, acting bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Iowa, and Miss Adelaide Corlett, of this city, were married at noon today. 1 •t- •V ,i. -jr NIPPONESE ARE FULLY ARMED r., Victoria, B. C., Jan. 22.—Strong T(A* guage was used by the members for Vancouver in the British Columbian parliament yesterday. Discussing th« proposed legislation called to restrict Japanese emigration, MacGowan de clared that the situation was growing desperate at Vancouver, and that if the aggression continued, it might be pos sible that a resort to arms might oc cur for self preservation. He said the Japanese of Vancouver were thorough ly armed, and if steps were not taken to disarm them Vancouver citizens would arm themselves. Dr. Mac Guire suggested that the amount of $20,000,000 held to be due British Col umbia, should be used to provide ar mored cruisers which could assist in' defending the Pacific seaboard of Canada, and urgent steps should be taken whether Japan opposed, or not, to exclude the Japanese. NEGRO INCENDIARIES KILLED. Attempt to Burn Tennessee Tobacco Factory Repulsed. Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 22.—An at tempt was made to dynamite and bum-/ the Hayes-Sory-Regis tobacco fac tory at Clarksville last night Th« guards killed two negroes and wound ed another. If iii 1 Woman, Witnessed By Hundreds, Kill* Man, Then Suicides. New York, Jan. 22.—Several hundred persons, most of whom were women shoppers, witnessed a murder and sui cide in the restaurant of a large' Broadway department store, today. Frank Brady, an advertising solicitor,, was shot and instantly killed by a woman believed to be Mary R. Clark. The woman then shot herself, and died in the hospital to which she was taken. Hear Committee Reports Today. Indianapolis, Jan. 22.—The convene tion of United Mine Workers today adjourned after hearing the osatmtt- th tuc nfl.mpji for the transacting ofl I tees named for the routine business. Reject Wage Redt&tion. New Castle-on-Tyne, Jan. 22.—Fou* thousand unemployed in the abip« building industry in the Tyne district refused the proposed reduction In theiS wages and did not return to work. Morris K. Jessup Dead. New York, Jan. 22.—Morris K. I«H sup, a retired banker and ions prom* Inent in civic affairs, died early today) of heart disease. .... Everything in tbe line ot for living eetpea high In Earopa. only oMttwdlty tbat la maXy there la tfca »t*c« «f labor.