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& 1:4 fr" it 0$ k-: VOLUME THIRTY-SIX. fy S-V SK $$ kt1.. '•Ss' fcfe* av^r.-- I GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY ASKS y!PROTECTION OF MEN AND PROPERTY. 8outh Bend, Ind,, Scene of Trouble— Attempt to Wreck Fast Passenger Train—Company1 Making Strenuous ,* Effort to Move Perishable Freight— ,J '*v Armed Guards Protect Passengers. Lw-.i Montreal, July 25.—The company of ficials are very confident that a solu tion of the Grand Trunk strike problem Is now In sight. All they ask, they say, is adequate protection of property and of the men who have taken the places of strikers. The strike leaders, on the other hand, today expressed the utmost confidence In the steadfastness of their ranks and their ability to force the railroad to terms by irre mediable freight paralysis. The shops at various points, closed a week ago, were reopened today, and practically all the 10,000 employes returned to their places. South Bend, Ind., July 25.—Altho a mob is gathering, officials of the Grand Trunk railroad a.r» determined to re sume train service today at any cost. Yard service "will be most likely to in cite trouble, but the yards are so filled with cars, many of which contain per ishable freight, that switching Is ab solutely necessary. The Chicago-Detroit passengeT train came in late and carried a force of armed detectives, who sat at opon win dows with drawn revolvers as the train passed thru the yards. The officers stood guard as the passengers alighted, tout their presence was not necessary, as no interference was offered. Louis FreeJ, a strike breaker shot by a rail road detective yesterday, will die, ac cording to the physician's report this morning. Try to Burn Train. Fire started by sympathizers of the striking teminanen of the Grand TrunK Sunday evening destroyed three cars of a train composed of thirty loaded freight cars and a caboose. Firemen fought the Maze un£er a guard of po lice and special deputies and endeav ored to prevent its spread, while a crowd of more than 6,000 persons look ed on end several times made threaten ing demonstrations. Several other blazes were started in the railroad yards while the larger fire was In progress, but they were Quick ly extinguished. The fire came as a climax to a day of rioting in which one man was shot and probably fatally wounded, while a num ber of others were injured by flying stones thrown by sympathizers of the etHlrAM Wounded By Mistake?" The wounded man Is L. A. Freel, night car Inspector of the Grand Trunk. He was afoot while endeavoring to as certain the amount of damage done a train by friends of the strikers. He was shot by John Peck, of Grand Rap Ids, a guard in the employ of the rail road. Officials of the road say the shooting was an accident. Peck Is said to have fired to hold the threaten ing crowd at bay, and was not shoot ing at Freel. Freel was hurried to Bpworth hospi tal, where he was attended by Dr. J. .H. Gardner. The physician found the bul let, fired from a 38-caliber revolver, had severed Ills spinal cord, and he is paralyzed from the waist down. There is little hope for his recovery. The shooting of Freel was 1ndirectly due to the capture of a freight train by strike sympathizers Saturday night. The train was left standing In the streets until this morning, when It was moved to the yards, lit was found that during the night all the coupling pins and knuckles of the aairs had been tak en out, the air brakes destroyed, and tlje train literally cut to pieces. [Freel went out to Investigate the damage,, and, In the trouble following, he was shot. Attempt to Derail Fast Train. Following a night and day of riot ing in the yards of the Grand Trunk railroad at South Bend, Ind., an at tempt was made Sunday afternoon to derail the Detroit and New Tork ex press, The engineer of the express 'saw the thrown switch in time to bring the train to a stop qnd prevent what might have been a serious disaster. Before the attempt to derail the passenger train was tmade a freight train was cut In ten eeotions by tho rioters and five passenger trains were stalled for hours. One man, Jayv Free!, a car repairer, was ehot by a private detective employed by the railroad and Is now in a hospital in iSouth Bend in a serious condition. The detective who did the shooting was John Peck, of Battle Creek, |ilch„ and he with two companions, Eldridge Graham and "William McReynolde, was arrested and Is being held pending the outcome of Freel's irjuMes. Engineer 8ton«d by Mob. When the engineer of the passenger train left his cab to investigate the open twitch in the afternoon he was stoned by the mob which had gathered in the railroad yards, tho the timely arrival of the police prevented his be ing seriously injured. During the afternoon a mob .which congregated at Oliveta, the llrst sta tion of the Grand Trunk within the limits of South Bend, burned several cabooses, but efforts to fire freight cars were, thwarted by the arrival of detectives and the fire department. the rioting began Saturday night at 10:90 o'clock when a freight train of fifty ciK. entered the city under full speed, with the intention of rjzhls fnru' South Bend without a stop. Shortlly after passing the station It "was discovered the caboose had been lost, and stop was made to pick up mlmta* cax. Almost limned latglyj a gang of men ran betWeen the cars, released the air plugs and cut the air hose, thus making it impossible to move the train. At the same time the Plnkerton detectives, who showed themselvei, were stoned. The crowd about the Grand Trunk yards was much smaller today than yesterday. Altho the road was able to operate one freight train out of the city, no Interference was offered be yond cries of 'scab" at the trainmen in charge. Troops if Rioting Continues. Indianapolis, Ind., JUly 25.—Unless there Is a request from Sheriff Orr, at South Bend, there will be no troops sent there to quell the rioting, accord ing to a statement from Governor Mar shal^ this morning. The governor said, however, that he was keeping in touch with the situation and If there were any further rioting the state militia were In readiness to be sent to the scene. Traffio Resumed at Detroit. Detroit, Mich., July 25.—Freight traf fic has been resumed here on the Grand Trunk. The company has suc ceeded In running six trains In and out of Detroit. There are no signs of trouble. Brotherhood Men to Confer. •Cleveland, July 2S.—'Presidwent Lee, of the Brotherhood of Railroad Train men, will leave here tonight for To ronto, Canada, where he will meet A. B. Garretson. president of the Order of Railway Conductors, of 'Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and several officials of the Can adian brotherhood, Tuesday. WEATHER INSURANCE Latest Scheme is to Compensate Sum mer Parties For Rain Annoyance Scheme Put in Operation in England. New York, July 25.—'Thi, latest In surance scheme, which has Just been put In operation In England, provides for compensation In case of wet weather during the summer holidays. It 4s described as "holiday weather in surance." The underwriters are pre pared to compensate resorters in the event of rain falling on more than two days during a week during their holi days at watering towns on the coast. The premiums are based on government statistics and compensation will be given at the rate of »2.50 per day up ward. FORTY HOMES BURNED. Spectacular Fire Causes Loss of $350, 000 in Chicago. Chicago, July 25.—Two blocks of residences—one In the Lake View dis trict—practically are in ashes, aNjig elevator was destroyed with thousands of bushels of grain, one woman was probably fatally burned and- the lives of a score of persons imperiled in three spectacular fires which started almost simultaneously in different parts of the city yesterday afternoon. -The blazes, which left a score of families homeless, coupled with more than sixty fires In the twenty-four hours between 1 o'clock yesterday morning and midnight, did a damage amounting to more than $350,000. The intense heat, which had dried the roofs of frame buildings almost to tinder, aided materially in the spread ing of the flames. The high wind which swept the city carried the burn ing embers for blocks. Bucket bri gades, composed of men and women, were pressed Into service at many places. In the three big fires forty dwellings were destroyed. The fires and the losses were: More than half a block of dwellings, Lincoln avenue and George street, destroyed loss $76,000. Charles F. Ogren Brewing and Bot tling Company plant, 1222-1226 North Irving avenue, with ten dwellings loss $50,000. Grain elevator of Northwestern Malt and Grain Company, North Forty sixth avenue and Dickens street, Cra gln, destroyed and nine dwellings dam aged loss about $160,000. REVOLUTIONISTS DEFEATED. •Honduran Rebel Leader Killed in At tack on Puerto Cortex. "Washington, July 25.—Official re ports of the uprising against the Hon duran government and details of the progress of the revolutionary move ment were received at the state de partment today from American Min ister McCreary at Tegucigalpa. Fri day tho revoltionlsts attacked Puerto Cortez, -but were repulsed and the leader, General Marin, was killed. The uprising at San Pedro was suppressed. STEAMER SINKS 206 MISSING. Only Forty Rsseued From Japanese Liner Off the Coast of Korea. Toklo, July 25.—The Tetsurei-Maru plying between Kobe and Dalren, sank off Chlndo, Korea, Saturday night. The steamer had 24ft passengers, of whom forty were taken off. The others are missing. War ships have been sent to the resuce. The Tetsurel-Maru was of 2,100 tons register. She .was built at Nagasaki and was owned by the Osaka Shosen Kabushlki Kaiska. TORNADO DEAD NUMBER SIXTY. Italians Suffer Great Loss of Life and Property Damage. Milan, July 25.—The list of dead in the tornado which swept over the dis trict northwest of Milan has increased to sixty, and the injured number sev eral hundred. The material losses are estimated at many millions. Assist ance has been sent to the villages which suffered most severely from the storm, but there are many homeless to be taken care of. PRE8IDENT AT ROCKPORT. Taft's Sprained Ankle is Rapidly Im proving. Rockland, Me., July 25.—The May flower, with President Taft on board, ww sighted off Dark Harbor at 10 SS. She proceeded on her way toward Rockport and anchored off Beauchamp point an hour later. The president's VcmlMd ankle, is .rapidly imjepyin®^ -.to LEADERS AND DELEGATES TO STATE CONVENTION AWAIT WORD FROM GARFIELD. PLATFORM WILL DEPEND ON STRENGTH OF PROGRESSIVES Only Divergence Between Ideas of Two Factions is in the Endorsement of Present Administration and the Tar iff Law—Platform Will Determine Candidate For Governor. Columbus, O., July 25.—Republican leaders and delegates who are here for the state convention were today frankly awaiting word from James R. tJartleld, leader of the "progressives." Altho the llrst session of the convention will be held tomorrow, and nominations will be be made Wednesday, the leaders are as far from agreement upon a candidate for governor as they were a month ago. As a great majority of the delegates are unpledged, the state leaders are greatly Interested in the number of votes which Garfield will cla^pi for the "progressives." It is considered that liils will have a direct bearing upon the platform to be adopted, and hence upon the candidate for governor. The only considerable divergence be tween the platform suggested by Gar field three weeks ago and 'that outlined last night by W. H. Ellis, one- of the "regulars" and a friend of the presi dent,Is in the endorsement of the presi ent national administration and the re cently enacted tariff law, which Bills Insisted upon. It was admittedly hop ed that a basis of agreement might be reached on an outline such as that in dicated by Ellis. CRIPPEN ON BOARD 8HIP. Scotland Yard Certain Murderer is En Route to Canada. London, July 25.—Dr. H. H. Cr'lppen, wife murderer, and his typist. Miss Ethel Clare Leneve, will be arrested in Montreal next Saturday when the Allan line steamship, Sardinian, ties up to her pier according to a statement given out Saturday night by Scotland Yard officers. Crlppen Is registered under ttye atlas "Rev. Dr. Robinson,'" while Miss Leneve is disgulshed as a boy and traveling as his son. Scotland Yard declares there Is no doubt as to the identity of the couple. Wireless messages have been received from the captain of the Sardinian noti fying the police that he will not let the couple know that they have been dis covered until they walk down ^the gang plank into the arms'of the await ing detectives.' EVIDENCE 1$ VOLUMINOUS. Hearing In Powder Trust Suit Finally Concluded, New York, July 25.—Hearings In the suit brought 'by the government for the dissolution of the powder trust for alleged violations punishable under the Sherman anti-trust act were concluded today. Tfce hearings have continued two years. Federal Examiner Mahaffy will submit his report about Sept. 15 to the presiding judges of the United States circuit court of Wilmington, Del. More than 10,000 typewritten pages of testimony have been adduced by both sides, and almost 500 exhibits, documents et al have bo^n offered in evidence. More than 100 witnesses have been examined. TO INSPECT BOGUS LARD. Government Will Pass Upon Cotton Seed Oil Products. Washington, July 25.—Secretary Wil son's meat inspectors will continue to Inspect lard substitutes, and not a pound of that article can go into in terstate commerce or foreign commerce unless it bears the mark "IT. S. in spected' and passed." This is the gist of an opinion rendered today by Acting Attorney General Fowler. The,opin ion declared that lard substitute, which is a cooking compound made up of one fifth of animal fat, and four-fifths cot ton seed oil. Is fairly within the defini tion of meat food product, and must be inspected. AUTOS IN COLLISION. One Hits Other in Repr-End Smash— No One Injured. Special to Times-Republican. •Newton, July 25.—An automobile ac cident, in which Mr. Carl iStlger, of Toledo, who was driving one car and another driver and car were involved happened near here Sunday while Mr. Stiger was on his way from Kellogg .to Toledo 'was on his way a cross roads curve, the Stiger car was run Into by a car that came up from behind. The latter car struck the rear of the Stiger car, badly damaging the former and throwing a woman passenger out. She was not Injured, and the Stiger car was but slightly damaged. The name of the driver who was responsible for the accident could not be learned. ENTIRE SURPLUS GONE. Embezzlement jef Fidelity Trust Com pany's Assistant Secretary $1,400,000. Louisville, July 25.—August Ropke, assistant secretary and bookkeeper of the Fidelity Trust Company, is be lieved to have made away with $1,140, 000, the entire surplus of the concern, according to a statement jurt made by John W. Barr, president of the com pssr. Ronke was a heavy speculator and last large sums It Is said In wau street and the Chicago board of trade. His question was put to Barr: "Does this amount represent Ropke's est de MAESKALLTOWIN, IOWA, MONDAY JULY 26, 1910 falcations?" Barr replied: "I can only say the entire surplus of the company has been wiped out." The loss will be met by an issue of stock aggregating $1,000,000, which will be Issued by stockholders at par. The bank's capital stock is not impaired. The Fidelity Trust Company repre sented the wealth of Louisville, and notwithstanding the serious blow, there Is no apprehension over the outcome of the shortage. Stockholders have al ready agreed to subscribe the full amount of the new Issue. Ropke has been employed by the bank for fifteen years, and an Investi gation of the books will cover the entire period. Ropke was arrested two weeks ago when a 16,000 shortago was accidental ly discovered. HOT IN THE EAST New York Swelters All Night After Suffering From Hottest Day of tho Season—Chioago and the Southwest Scorohed. New York, July 25.—After Its record rise to 94 degrees yesterday, making the hottest day of the season, the offi cial mercury hovered about the 80 de gree murk all night, registering a mini mum of 78, and at 8 o'clock this morn ing standing at 79, two above the fig ures of the same hour Sunday. Nine deaths which occurred the lost twenty four hours are attributed to the heat.. Southwest is Roasting. Kansas City, July 25.—Willi a tem perature of 80 degrees at 7 o'clock this morning today promised to outdo yes terday, thus far the hottest of the sea son. Tho highest temperature in ih«» southwest yesterday was at Wichita, Kan., a ml Krnld, Olcla., 109 being regis tered at both places. Corn Crop Damaged. Wichita, ICan., July 25.-—four days of hot winds and a temperature that has remained around 103 degress has seriously damaged the corn, fruit and other growing crops In central Kansas and norther Oklahoma. Some upland fields arc dry enough to burn. 100 at St. Joseph. St. Joseph, Mo., July 23.—Tho heat record for several years was broken here today when 100 was marked. CHICAGO A FURNACE. Temperature at 102 Sunday, Street Level—Many Prostrations. Chicago, July 25.—Average summer weathef prevailed here today, follow ing a record breaking temperature of 102 degrees recorded at the street level yesterday. The mercury at 9 o'clock this morning stood at 79. Reports of several deaths and rritiny prostrations yesterday the authorities to day. FIRST DIVIDEND DECLARED. Insurance Superintendent's Report Ap proved in New Fraternal Order Case. .Albany, N. Y., July 25.—Judge An drews, sitting at a special term of the supreme court at Syracuse, has ap proved the report of William II. Hotch klss, superintendent of insurance, and has dlrectied paymeait of the first di vidend of 60 per cent to certificate holders of the People's Mutual I^lfe In surance Association and League, be ginning Aug. 1. This Is a fraternal in surance society which came into pub lic notice last December, as a result of an attempt by its board of directors to transfer control of the society and Its $0,000,000 assets for a consideration of about $150,000. ERUPTION OF ORATORY. Long Drawn Out Fisheries Case Reaches Summing Up Stage. The'Hague, July 25.—The Ions drawn out arguments in the Newfoundland fisheries case before the arbitration tribunal reached tho summing up stage today. Sir W. S. Robson, the British attorney general, will conclude the rase fur Great Britain, and Senator Root will close for the United States. Hob son, who has (he first say. will occupy die present week. In opening he took the questions before tho tribunal seria tim. Leading with No. 1, he denied in to to the claims that the United States sxerclsed any sovereignty over the fish ing grounds. "YANKEE" ADMIRAL MARRIED. Henry Walton Grinnell, Noted Civil War Naval Fighter, Weds. Boston, July 25.—Japan's "Yankee" admiral, Henry Walton Grlnnell, was married today to Miss Florence Mary Roche, daughter the late James J. Roche, the well known author. Grln nell is 74 years old and was an inti mate friend the father of his bride, who is 2n years old. Grlnnell served with Farragut at Mobile bay and later was in the naval service in one of the South American republics. Still later he was adviser in the Japanese naval establishment, previous to the Chlno Japaneso war, and for his services In that war was made an admiral In th" Mikado's fleet. TWO DIE IN CHAIR. Double Execution of Murderara in Sing Sing Prison. Osslnlng, X. Y., July 25.—In a double execution at Sing Sing prison today two men paid. In the electric chair, the penalty for murders corom!»f*-d in New York city. They were Carl Loose, convicted of tho murder of his daugh ter. and Oulseppe Gambaro, a fratri cide. BOMB'S DEADLY WORK. Mayor of Ridgsway, Va., Assassinated At His Home. Ridgeway, Va.. July 25—Mayor Bous man was assassinated by a dynamite bomb thrown from the street under a hammock In which he was lying last evening. No clue to the murderer or cause of the crime has been found. Chioago Getting Real Moral. -Chicago, July 25.—Oh'ef of Police Steward announced ty}ay that the Johns on'Jeffries fight pictures will not It* allowed to be exhibited In Chloafo. mm HENRY 8. KEFFEF^ .EDAR RAP IDS, RESIGNS £N SHORT- AGE 18 EALED. ADMITS USIN^- BC«UT OF PARK FUNDS Keffer Was Federation of Labor Can didate and Was Elected Following Bitter Campaign—Says He Used Money to P»y Personal Debts and Sickness Bills. Special to Times-Republican. Cedar Rapids, July 28.—Henry The defalcation was discovered a few days ago when Councilman Stcpanek. head of the litiance department, estab lished a new system of checking and Inventorying In every department of city affairs. It was discovered that last August Keffer had been authorized to buy a burfaio lit:!I for the psrk zoo. He was given a check for $350 and went to buy the buffalo. The purchase fell thru and instead of returning the money to the city treasurer, Keffer used it to pay a personal note then due The remainder of the defalcation oc curred recently. Keffer was bitten In the arm by a dog and the wound was so serious he was compelled to go to a Pasteur institute for treatment. To pay the expenses of the trip Keffer used the money given liini by conces sionaries In various city parks. Keffer was formerly city clerk, being elected to the city council when the commission plan w*nt Into effect, and was re-elected In March nfter a bitter tight, during which his record was ilercel.v attacked. Keffer "wasfthe Fed eration of I.nbor candidate both city elections. WESTERN IOWA BLESSED. Fine Rain Late in Weak Gives Hope ...» to Farmers. Dnnlap, July 25.—The ft-n© rain which came Thursday night has made the corn brighten up and encourages the farmer. Many are now right In the midst of the wheat harvest, which gen erally Is quite good. The oat crop Is a failure here. Woodbine, July 25.—A heavy rain fell In the vicinity of Woodbine Thurs day night. It rained for more than two hours and was the heaviest of the season. This, with the previous show ers, has put the crops along in tine shape, and there is every prospect of a heavy corn crop. Tho winter wheat is being harvested, with a good yield. Silver City, July 25.—A nice rain fell In this vicinity Thursday night. While not as much as was needed, it will be of great help to corn. Missouri Valley. July 25.—John Tamlslea, of the Valley Mills, says th• wheat that Is now being received at the mill is the finest ho has seen for ti long time. Ho thinks this year's wheat crop the best Harrison county has raised l'i twenty years. STICK TQ BURGLARY THEORY. Detectives Claim to Have Proof Rail President Was Murdered. Chicago, July "5—A positive asser tion inaao by Plnltertons that they lui.l sufficient evidence to prove that Ira ii. Kawn was munWrd by a burglar and the announcement bv Illinois I'en tral attorneys that Mr. llnwn In death would not be spared exposure In the road's car fraud probe, If he was guilty, were developments Saturday in thr Winnetka mystery. The Pinkertons assert that not alotv is there no evidence of the Monon presi dent having taken his own life, but that there existed absolutely no reason for him to commit suicide. Interest In the case now turns upon two events, the Inquest and tho re sumption of the hearing of the oar graft probe. The Inquest, which will be held Wednesday night In the Win netka council chamber. Is expected to clear up many if not all the disputed circumstances, and the hearing before Master In Chancery Taylor promise? to reveal beyond all doubt whether Mr. Rawn had reason to fear that the investigation would stigmatise him as the "brains" of the fraud machinery. This hearing will be resumed tomor row, and Mr. Rawn was to have re sumed the witness stnnd and take up his story where he left off when put under Ore July 7, had not death In tervened. That the railroad's attorneys will bring out the facts regardless of whether they lay bare the chicanery of a dead man was declared by both Mur ry Nelson Jr. and Walter L. Fisher. "We have not made up our minds as yet what witnesses will be called when the hearing Is resumed Tuesday." said Mr. Nelaon. "But we are golnR ahead with the inquiry as tho nothing whatever had occurred." Mr. Fisher said: "We will follow the evidence,, no mattr where It lends." The report from the Pinkertons probably will offer the most complete explanation of the shooting. Joseph H. Schumacher, general superintendent of the Plnkerton agency, made public the "Plnkerton view" of the tragedy Sat urday. saying: "Our thorough investigation aho-ws that there is not a thing to give foun dation ts the theory of suicide. We know enough about the complexity of th« car frauds to be satiated tbat air. T.-R. BULLETIN Noticeable News of Today r, .,. seta at 7:25. fair tonight and i'uecday warmer in the central por tion tonight. Illluols and Missouri—Generally fair and continued warm tonight and Tues day. South Dakota—Generally fair to ilgtu and Tuesday cooler tonight. PAGE ONE. Telegraphlo News: Grand Trunk Strikers Rioting. Company Attempting to Move Krcish t. Ohio Republicans Await Garfleld. Hornier to Attempt Northwest Pas su ge. Commission Councilman an Embez zler. Bast and Southwest Sweltering. PAGES TWO AND THREE. Iowa News: Probing Infantile Paralysis. S Kef for, councilman at the iie«ad of the department of parks and public prop erty, tendered his resignation today, follojvlng the admission that ho had appropriated tc» his own use about 700 belonging to the park funds. Keffer's resignation was accepted arid he has arranged to make good the loss and he will not be prosecuted. Sunday Ca41 Fatal to Collins Youth. Te-achors to Try Again. A Church Innovation. PAGE FOUR. Editorial: Tho Cerman Plan. An Amusing and Ancient Sport. Busts ej»«. Topics and Iowa Opinion. PAGE FIVE. Iowa News: Seven Fires In One Day. Democrats Want Progressive Plat form. PAGE SEVEN. Story: Virginia of the Air I^anes. PAGES SIX, EIGHT AND NINE. City News: Two 1'uVplt Orators lie fore Cluui tiLiioua. Plan Hlg Labor Day Parade. New Physical Director Y. M. A. Central Pays Much in Freight Claims. Lenox Furnace Kmploye Badly Hurt Mrs. J. W. Klser. Vunclevo, Dead, (ieneral and Hrief CUv News. PAGE TEN. Markets and General: Com Market Wild. Drouth Causes Prices to Jump. Wheat .Follows I'pward Trend. Cattle Receipts Too Heavy. Slump In Hops. Bryan Splits Nebraska Democrats. Rawn had no occasion to fear com plete investigation. The facts as we havsi found them establish that Mr. Rawn was murdered by a burglar." Mr. Schumacher denied that two men of tho Burns & Sheridan Detec tive Agency were In the Rawn home for two hours directly after the trag edy. Coroner HofTnian spent the afternoon in a secret mission bearing on the ,'aw, and when he started refused to reveal his destination. REGULATE COMPETITION Only Method of Curing Our Economic Ills, Declares Cummins at Holton, Kan.— People Psying Interest on Watered Stocks. Holton, Kan., July 25. Senator Cummins, of Iowa, speaking here this afternoon, said that systematic ar rangement of competition, and that .ilone, could cure America's economic troubles. He declared the tariff was not revised as was promised In the re i»iiblic:tn platform. lie denounced monopolies and cited the rase of the railroads, which bo said had In ten yearn "added threw and one-half billion dnllars to their capitalization on t»et terments and extensions without the Investment of a pintle penny of Inde pendent capital, and we must pay |n :erest on this surplus Investment." THREE GIRLS DROWNED. Triple Tragedy at Result of Cloudburst on Cheyenne River. Pierre, S. D.. July 25. News reiictied here todny that the Misses Blunehe At wood, Kttu Aldrlch and Sortie Trmier wore drowned hy a woll of water which swept down tho Cheyenne river »tnt urday from a cloudburst further up the stream. The victims were members of a picnic party. They were fording the river at tho timo In a carriage. Frank Wagner, the driver, only escaped by clinging to the lines and being pulled out of the Hood hy the train. Aged Mason Buried at Clinton. Special to Tlmos-KepubUcan. •Clinton, July 2fi.—iHocratea C. Bates, aged R5. widely known In Masonic cir cles of Iowa and a pioneer of the Hawkeye state, who died at Boone, wis given nn Imposing Masonic funeral from the Scottish rite cathedral hero. Blind Pigs Raided. .Special to Times-Republican. Burlington, July 25.—Sheriff Wil liams yesterday raided three blind pigs operating upon Otter Island, two miles above town and arrested the propriet ors. They wera taken to Mediapolls for trial. British Steamar to Bluafields. Kingston, Jamaica, July 25. The British cruiser Scylla sailed lost night for Blueflelds. Nicaragua, under orders to protect British Interests at that port. Thousands of Jews Expelled. Kiev, July 25.—During the nine days ending July 25, 941 Jews were expelled from this city. The records show 7,593 expulsions since May 14. Contractor Killed by Auto. Mount Pleasant. Mich.. July J5.— Louis TV Cole, a prominent contractor, was killed today by hia automobile overturning. Faeria Qealn. Peoria, July 35. corn—No. 1 is higher, no .--1. •wd* N E 1 7 4 EflPl CANADIAN POLAR NAVIGATOR TOl SAIL FROM ATLANTIC TO PACIFIC. EXPECTS TO BRINfr VESSEL J. Ottawa, Ont.. July 27.—Captain Bernler, the Canadian Polar navigator. Is now en route to Canadian ar^tla w» ters with the government's permission to attempt tho northwest p^isage and bring hia vessel around to Victoria, li. C.. a feat whlcJh was unsuccessfully' tried by Peary. 1: INT® VICTORIA, B. Bom lor to Attempt Feat at Which, Peary and Other* Failed—Northwest Passage Never Sucoeaafully Negoti«t ated by Vesesl—Government En courages Effort. I Rosa, Franklin and ether navigators during tho last cen tury. Ku route. Bender will assert British and Canadian sovereignty over all le lauds in tho north, many of which have not been visited except by early explorers. Ho also will investigate ru mors of mineral dopoilts at v&rloua' points in tho north. Tho last time the northwest p&asage I was made was In 1854 by MoClure. lie. however, did not bring his vessel thru, but walked across the ice to .ueivilie island. Captain Amundsen's voyage of four years ago was via the southern passage, south of VlctorUk island. torl»^ PREMIER THROWN OUT. v'J Chalmers Wirta Glidden Trophy After Successful Protestation. New York. July 24.—At a meeting off the contest board of the American Aut-*! 'tmobllo Association, held here 8atur«| day, It was announced that after a two*' day hearing la the matter of the! awards of the Oliddea trophy, the pro test of the Chalmers Motor Ooonpany ugaln*t tho Premier car had teen aua« tulnnd. The Premier car has l)een di»~ tjuaJlfled and tho Glidden trophy awarded to the Chalmers cw No. 6, which was driven by Bolger. The Chalmers people protested tha Premier car to the referee on tho ground that its auxiliary oil tank and pump equipment was not stock. Thai referee refused to consider tha thai protest on the ground that It should] have bce« /lied before the tour started. hut the contest board sustained tha' protowt Saturday. TRAIN ROBBED AT STATIOff. Daring Bandits Hold Up Pasaengers in New Jersey. New York, July 25.—An Ontario and Western truln 1 the station at Wee tiawken, N. J.. was held up Saturday evening at 6 o'clock and the Tasaengers I In one of the coaches, mostly tmml- |, grants, were forced to stand and deliver I their money at the point of a revolver. Five men were concerned in the hold up. One of them, who remained out side the train, was caught by the po lice and l» locked up In the Wee luuvken police and Is lecked up In the Weehawken pollse station. The other four In thi» excitement that followed the robbery made their escape Into the station and were lout In the crowd •if a thousand passengers. Tho rob bers got a^out $."'00. GOLFERS ARE QUALIFYING. Play Begun at Minneapolis For West* em Championship. Minneapolis, July 25.—\V. T. How land, Jr.. of the iSlenview Club, with 71!. turned in tho lowest score of the first half of the squad which competed In today'* IS holes of the qualifying round for the western golf champion ship. J. P. Cady. of Rock Island, had a mark of 82 and W. V. Chambers, of Omaha, SO. Harry O. I***, of Mtnikahda. took the lend In the flrst half of the qualify Ing round by scoring a phenomenal 70. PROSPECT OF LYNCHING. Negro Burglar Imperiled in Jail for Shooting Viotim. Terro Haute. Ind., July 25.—Georgs M. ldnts Is dying here from the effects of a bullet fired last night by a burg lar. Ho positively identified Albert McOowan. a negro, as the man who shot hlin. McOovran was taken to Jail and It is fi^ared an attempt may b« made to lynch him. Tha sheriff has made preparations to defend the j&ll. VICTIM OF MURDER PLOT. Woman Dead in Cleveland Haapital Believed te Have Been Poiasned. •Cleveland. July 25.—Mrs. Mary Hm erson, Mged &£. who died tn a hospital here Thursday. Is believed toy the po* lice te have been polsooed as the re sult of a murder plot. The two women companions who were with hef when she was taken 1U, have disappeared. DESERTED WIFE ENDS LIFE. Mrs. Clara Brown, of Benton, Takes CarboUo Aicd. Special to Times-Republican. Waterloo, July 25.—-Despondent frsm being deserted by her husband, who left her some time ago, Mrs. Chora Emma Brown took carbolio acid, at her home In Benson, this county, 8at« urday night, and died this morning She ieft a small daughter. t: 1 in Bryan Fails t® Appear. Grajvd Island, Neb.. July *5.—DeN egates to tomorrow's demooratlo eon*' ventlon are gathering. The main tight on the platform la over county opttoa. Bryan's failure to appear here canted a postponement of •the option was meeting, at which he was to have hWi the principal spe«Mcr.