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k 1F1T r THE ALT LAKE HERALD HERALDEstablished WEATHER LAST JtAAW4WdW JtAAW4WdWTHE Falrx FalrxStiver FOR EDITION EDITIONWEATHER SALT jf jfSilver UUCB UUCBFalrx ±
I1i Silver Uver Gtc 4c e per ounce ounceCopper ounceCopper ounceI
fANCE Copper casting I6 l 16c c per pound poundLead pindEstab1fhed d dEstablIShed
I Lead LeadInore5ONewYorkL1 ead In n ore tdOO 350 New York ll1 17
Established June 61870 6 1870 SILT S LT LAKE CITY UTAH SATURDAY y NOVEMBER NO 1mER 25 1905 Price Five Cents Cen1
FOUR CONVICTS CONVUTSMAKE CONVUTSMAKEBREAK MAKBREAK MAKE MAKEBREAK
BREAK FOR LIBERTY LIBERTYDeputyWarden LIBERTYDeputy LIBERTYDeputyWden
DeputyWarden Deputy Ward n and Gatekeeper Gatak ep per r Shot Down In InCold inCold inCo1dBIood
Cold Co1dBIood Co1dBIoodDesperadoes Blood BloodDesperadoes BloodDesperadoes
Desperadoes Armed With Pistols and NitroGIycerine NitroSlycerinoRunning NitroSlycerinoRunningFight Running RunningFightin
Fightin Fight in the Streets of Jefferson City 1 Mo Ending in inCapture i iCapture inCapture
Capture of the Convicts
I IIFFERSON EPPERSON CITY Mo Io Nov No 24 4A 4AJ A Adesperate I
JEFFERSO J desperate de perate attempt to eacape e iC 1e from fromthe fromtho fromtha
the state > > prison was wa made by four foure fourl1vlctll fouriLvIct
e iivicts at 315 I oclock this afternoon afternoonresulting afternoonrsulUng fternoonrsu1tng
resulting In a terrific battle with 1Ut wea wearons weftlons weaons
rons ons and nitroglycerine at the prison prisonUe pnonEitt pileonte
Eitt Ue te a running fight ght through throu h tho thoAfreets tholreeta thetreeLs
Afreets of Jeffaraon City Cft and tho final finalipture 11101CJptUlO fiftaliptuve
ipture of the four convicts two of ofiiom othom ofS
S iiom were shot and wounded Two TwoTiison
Tiison 1 officers wore are shot dead and a athird atl1lrd atlilrtl
third seriously ou lY wounded woundedDead woundedJohn I IDead
Dead DeadJohn DeadJohn
John Clay gmtoksopor gmtoksoporK
K I Allison officer eftl er of the o4fmn1JMAry o4fmn1JMAryHirain msnIary tiJlary tiJlaryt1
t1 drDrtmnt drDrtmntHiram p rNtrtrnnt rNtrtrnntHh
Hiram Hh Blake convict convictWounded convictWounded COnvictWounded
Wounded WoundedDeputy WoundedJ WoundedTieputy
Deputy Warden vaM 1m R E See s e shot ah4 het t h tttIt tttItA a the thavm the1m
J A vm indhIp indhIpiLtrry and hip hipHarry hIPHarry
Harry vau ratugbn hn convict St Louie Louieshot L9uhlsllot Lu1eI1t
shot I1t In arm armMutineers annMutineers armMutineers
Mutineers Captured Unhurt Unhurtieors Unnurteol Unfurteorge
< ieors eol eorge Ryan from Kansas Kan u City Citytharlea Cityt Citythaj
tharlea t thaj Raymond a threeyear bur burRid burhtl butslur
Rid slur htl r from St Lou Louie LouieVarden LouleVarden is isWarden
Varden Matt att W Yo Hall Yardmaster YardmasterPorter Yrd rMrdmterPorter tel telPorter
Porter Gilvin and five prison guarde guardeitparted guard8dtparletl guarditiparte4
itparted this t1tI morning mornln for Port Leav Leavt L Ltnwurth Lavtrkworth
nworth t Kansas Kan on a special > > train trainc trainlIflveYnc trainlflveytC
c lIflveYnc > nv eying seventyone > > federal prison prisont pr prbonwho ion ionJ
t is J who are being beIv transferred from fromihe tronj fromh
ihe j hI h Missouri Ml ourl state penitentiary to the then thegO theernsnest
gO n ernmant prison at Fort Leaven Leavenvvovth Leftvenworth Leavenworth
worth It Is believed that this fact had hadMUch had1l1uth hadiuh
MUch iuh to do with the outbreak today as asi
11 i is l surmised > > the convicts had counted countedlargely countedlag countedizngeIy
largely lag lY upon Warden Halls absence It > in intheir Intheh itttheir
their premeditated attempt to escape escapeRushed eiiCllpeRushed escapeRushed
Rushed for the Gate GateThere GateThere GateThere
There was not the slightest t premoni premonition pren16RIthn premonit1fl ¬
tion of any trouble within the prison prisonivalls prlsQuans pr1na118
ivalls ans Suddenly Suddenl convicts Harry HuryVauhn HuryVauhnhatlM Vaughn Vaughnharlea Vaughnhati
< harlea hati Raymond Hiram Blake KM KMX Ellgli 1IIt
X > igler and George Ryan who ho were wereorklns wereurkht8 wereurkin
orklns urkin in close Io e proximity to the priM prlsOii priMit rIM rIMII
Oii II it I gate gat Inside the inclosure as a If by by4ivcn byi
4ivcn i fn signal made a rush for the gate gateFrom gateFrom gateFt
From Ft ont their Dockets okeLt they drew pistols pistolsm pistolml
m ml l it la I presumed that at least one of oftfiHii oft ofthffl1
tfiHii t lIm carried a bottle of nitroglycerine nitroglycerineVhere nltrotyeerineW nitroglycerineWIwe
Vhere W hft these the e weaitona and the explo explosives explohK exploltM ¬
sives wera WCt 0f8 obtained has not no yet l been beenDeputy beenIituvere4 eu euli
li Iituvere4 Iituvere4I tlH re4 re4I
I Deputy Warden Shot ShotKushhrc Sh ShotRuehIsg t tRU8b
Kushhrc RU8b pist at the sale they u fttere eJe eJe1puty ered eredTputy < l lHim
1puty wLtdett rudet See Seen IIee ana eot
11 Him 1I1 as 5 he bat t in His chair He tunic ikk tunicand
< k < and WM w unU to jresixt st them theminstantly UW UWI tmILtantI7
instantly I IIIlarK they the returned retu to the tb gate pt ptId and andsi iid iidUateman
si Id i Uateman Gatem John Clay CIa who hafjMHat hafjMHatMiuined M ha43 ha43rttfl 1 1lIam
Miuined lIam 1 by y ythe the shots Before D tore he IeeOUM IeeOUMie eould eouldii tf i iI
ii I ie his weapon NJOIl he h was aM shot dead deadiuurd deedutrd I It
t iuurd E Allison Wf Who o was as attracted attractedjy i itIY
V jy the shooting was U their next victimHe victim vktIjntf lctbnlit
He tf was W shot through the head and anddied attdtlIId bd i illitd
died almost instantly Th Tban n as asf asto
f t to signal llR the convicts gen gentully genqtUy geet
tully t that the attempt Mtem > > t to escape bad badtn badn hadbtfl
btfl tn n started the t e convicts seised aed the theicll thei theIdil
icll i rope hanging by the gate and 5n4 n4 me momentarily merneutartty meTtPiilailly ¬
mentarily ran rant the theGateman bU bUGateman bUGateman
Gateman Jiot hot ot Dead Deadatamui DeadtetmU Deadatenen
> atamui Clay Cia had left lefttt the wagvp wagvpit Uh UhMtt
Mtt it ajar JJ wnen he appeared and was wasi wasdead 8
1 < i t dead The convict rushed rushedtough nHiihedough nishedIOUh
tough dragging d lK bin body bod with them themmined themnuned thsnmrned
mined the gatt shut and tautened it itthe ItI itthe
the inside Tto They y were tben in the theiKon tben thetaoll
I
iKon n entrain to the penitentiarhiM penite penitentiary t1ery
hiH entrance bring about forty feet feetlong teetb feetug
long ug by b fifteen fe fed t wide ami leading leadingti
ti 1 the public street through another anotherBRANCHS auotherBRANCHS anotherBRANCHS
BRANCHS BODY BODYTO BODYTO BODYTo
TO BE EXHUMED EXHUMEDAction
Action Neoessary N eoessary by Testimony TestimonyBrought TestimonyBrought Testimonyz
z Brought Out in CourtMartial CourtMartialADMIRAL Court1tIartialADMIRAL CourtMartialADMIRAL
ADMIRAL IS CHALLENGED CHALLENGEDUNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGEDUNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGEDUNPRECEDENTED
UNPRECEDENTED ACTION OF OFJUDGE OFJUDGE OFJUDGE
JUDGE ADVOCATE ADVOCATEAniutitottoMard ADVOCATnnJtOt ADVOCATEtnnajsghttd
f
AniutitottoMard nnJtOt d Nov NOY40nc ov 34 24One One of the themost tlten08t themost
most IwtMufetbte l IneUletUa llIiII enls in the his history Itlstury liistry ¬
tory of naval val courtmartials coult mMrUaJa in this thiscountry thistountry thistountry
tountry marked todays tocl s session Ion of the thacourt theourt thetourt
court which hlclt Is trying Midshipman Min Minor l1n Ijntr ¬
or 1 Meriwether jr in at connection with withIl withthe withIie
the Il Iie e ficrht between hlmaelf and Midship Midshipman M1dhIpman ndqhlphlan ¬
man Jam James 6 It Branch Roar Admiral AdmiralAlexander Admirallexander AdmiralAlexander
Alexander H McCormlck next in point pointof
of rank of the members of the court to toAdmiral toAdtkJra1
4 Admiral Ramsey Ram 4Y Ita president was wasfhalleHjred washall was1ialIeged
fhalleHjred hall by Ju Judge Advocate Marix Marixafter MartxsHpl MarixafUt
after tnW thii whole hoIe testimony for the pros prosoiution prosuUOIt proseuUon
oiution uUOIt had been submitted a proceed proceeding PlQetteding prieeeding
ing which hldl the tl judge 1ud e advocate aid had hadsiever 1aad1ttr hadiievPr
siever been takeo by b him hk In all his hisvars histars histars
> tars of previous ItWioU8 experience eXJ > Olien and of ofwhich oCwhlch ofwhich
which he had never heard heardGrounds hemGrounds teadGrounds
Grounds for Challenge ChallengeThe
The ground UD1 for the challenge ap appeared appeared ¬
peared 1100 after the th beginning of o the trial trialand trialInd trialand
and vero ward first that Admiral McCor McCorick McCorck MeCorstick
> stick ick had consulted con ulted with 1th a high med medcal mtdeal utedcal
cal authority Medical Director Dlr tot Wal Walton WalIon Walton ¬
ton U S N retired in relation to the thecase thease theL
L case ase second that he had ly 1 Y his re repeated rapeated ropeated ¬
peated and continued croseexamlna croseexamlnason ero sexamlna sexamlnaIn
son In of the prosecutions witnesses witnessespractically wltne witnessespractically ses sespractically
practically taken the place of o the coun counsel counel counsel ¬
sel el for or the accused LCuse < l anti third that he hehad ht hthad heataci
had evinced the possession UtI 8km of a theory theoryin
in n the case which hlch was as so rooted that thatJt thatt thatit
Jt t would be Impossible to move it by the thaevidence thiteldon thee1dence
evidence eldon e1dencef
f
McCormicks McCormicksstatement McCormicksstatementI statement statementI
I have uwe had afonvereatton a n k > > t with MeA MeAflcal Weddoa Med4ai
doa Inspector Tlfoma O Wsjum tDn said satdAdmtnLl saidAdmiral saidAdmiral
Admiral McCormick I did Utts tW in or ord oadH order
dH d r that I might ask such questions of ofthe orthe ofthe
the witnesses brought bt ht before the court courtus eou seurtitt5
us 1 would ailirm a Unn or negative thexpossi thexpossit th tlnpossibiUty PONI PONIbility
t bility tlty of Branchs death having oc occurred ocurr oew ¬
w curred urr d in the manner charged I am amfully amuHy amitihly
fully aware HN that in the end I must mustroach mustieaeli
roach 1 ah my conclusions upon the testi testimony testl1110ny testiuony ¬
mony eC the witnesiKg wtnM 8 before this court courtuul court91ltl courtuitil
91ltl uul in that manner only onlyThe onl onlThe onlyThe
The court was thn cleared fauott and upon uponits uponHs uponts
its ts beingreopow be f1OPonfl < l Admiral lllirul Kam ltaniey ey uu uupounoed UiIJlounced tiiiiounoed
pounoed that the challenge against Ad
double gale of steel This outside gate gatewas gatelocked gatewas
was locked but the desperadoes d6 were weredeterred werodetorred woreiletorrod
deterred but for a moment Placing Placingtheir Ploclnghelr Placingtheir
their nitroglycerine under the outside outsidegate outsidegate outsidegate
gate they the blew an opening through throughsmdko throuhthe throughthe
the tnlt massive In steel doors and boloro before thc thcndke thesmdke
smdko had cleared from the opening openingthey openingt1Jey openingthey
they bad dashed through past a nurn number nurnbel nurnbar ¬
bar of trusty trust convicts working in the thestreet theatreot thestreet
street and ran madly madl for twelve blocks blocksZelgler blocksZeigler blocksZeigier
Zelgler It was found had failedto failedtoleave failed to toleave toleave
leave the penitentiary walls wallsOfficers wallsOfficers WullsOfficers
Officers in Pursuit PursuitAlmost PursuitAlmost
Almost lmol5t before the four escaping con convicts conlets convicts ¬
victs lets had covered covcre < l tho distance of one onebloek oneblock oneblock
block prison officials heavily armed armedwere armedwere armedwore
were In pursuit shooting an they theyran the thenin theyran
ran Pedestrians jumped behind trees treesran treesran treesrait
ran into housed and crouched down be behind behind behind ¬
hind any obstacle that presented ret refuge retuge retuge ¬
uge Those Tho e living in housen along the theline t1eline tieline
line of flight alarmed by b the shooting shootingrushed shooUnsru shootingrued
rushed ru e < 1 out to ascertain tho cause Wo Women Wo1tet Women ¬
men screamed and fled precipitately precipitatelywhile preclpltatelwhUe preclpltate1lwhile
while the majority of men seized weap weapona weaponn weapens
ona and joined the prison officials in inthe inthe inthe
the pursuit A despernto fear gave gavespeeil gavespoof1 gavespeed
speed to the convicts onv1 < t8 and they outran outrantheir outrantTelr outrantheir
their pursuers Near tho Missouri Hssour Pa Pacific PacUte PaIflc ¬
cUte railroad station they came upon a awagon awagon awagon
wagon being driven drlv n by Orvlllo Lane LaneJumping LaneJumping LaneJumping
Jumping into this wagon they seized seizedLane seizedLaue seizedLaite
Lane and bald him to act aotas AS a shield shieldfrom shieldfrom shieldfrom
from the bullets ot their th lr pursuers Qne Qneconvict Qnoconvict QnecovIet
convict lashed the horses into a run runMade runMade runMade
Made Desperate Fight FightTha FightThe FightThe
The wild il < ride rid waa of short duration durationhowever durationhoweve durationhoweve
howeve as u another posse consisting consistingof
of city police poJi o augmented by citizens citizensappeared cltlzengppearel ctttzengppeared
appeared in front of them and seeing seeingthat seeingthat seeingthat
that further flight was cut off of they theystopped theyRtoppe theystoppeI
stopped < 1 tho horses and made a desper desperat desperate
ate at to stand Lane was thrown to the thebottom th thbottom thebottom
bottom of the wagon an anl < l crouching crouchingover crouchinover
over him shielding themselven tothe tothebest tQ totltebest the thebest
best possible po slble advantage behind the thesldeti the5hloo thesides
sides of tho vehicle the th convicts convictsopened convictsopened convictsopened
opened fire back to back on their pur pursuers pursuer pursuezs ¬
suers The prison prison officials shouted to tothem tothen tothtont
them to surrender or they the would be beshot beshot beshot
shot dead Their only on1 reply repl wan a avolley aQUey avQhley
volley from their revolvers Then fol followed fo folowed f flowed ¬
lowed a desperate street battle The Theposse Theposse
posse 0886 men jumped behind trees and andshot andot andshot
shot ot with telling effect splintering the thewagon thewagon thewagon
wagon and finally tlnall putting f i bullet bulletthrough bulletthrouh bulletthrough
through one of the eonvlcttf who fell fellto feUto fellto
to the ground round Thereupon seeing seeln that thatdeath thatdeath thatdeath
death MU wun inevitable amtl fll further fu her re resistance lenc iesleteuco ¬
sistance nc useless UieJ M the convicts surren surrendered surrendered surrendered ¬
dered
Two Convicts Wounded WoundedIt
It I t waafound wail a1 found thai th Convleti Vaughn Vaughnand VaughnJUMI Vauglniand
and Blake were ero suffering from bullet bulletwound bul1etMndlC bulletwotnd
wound MndlC Dniver OrrWe Lgjiiyand Con Convjct CQnRDfL Conv4ct
vjct H RDfL n ud 4J 4tai5ma l < vaVu ifo tints tintsjure ni niJueet 11 11jure
jure TTMieoHvleui eoavictn wens ero immediately immediatelytahwn tmmedlateyia
ia tahwn k basic 1 to tQtlte the penitentiary where wherethe wherethe itherethe
the Bounded URcJe4 Vter 1erU en fciven 1ven en twediehl at attention Itetentlo itttenUon ¬
tention whIle the uninjured < 1 were placed placedlit
lit solitary confinement in dungeon dungeoncells dungeoncUs dungeoncells
cells cellsI cUsCotw cellsConvict
I Convict Cotw ct Harry Han Vaughn from St Louis Louisj LouisWiUI Louisvas
j was sentenced for thirtyfive yearn for forfirst forfhst forfirst
first degree degl robbery robber Vaughn wa waft a ai amembtw ainenbm
i member of the MorrlsRosenau gang gangwith gangUh gangwith
with Uh which three detectives fought a aI aterrific aterrific
I terrific battle on Chestnut street in iuSt iuStLouiiS St StLoui4 StLouhi
Loui4 One detective was as shot dead deadami deadane deadand
and ane the other two detectives died later laterIn laterIn laterin
In the city It hospital from wounds Rose Rosenau Rosenau Rosetutu
nau one of the leafier was shot dead deadand deadIlnd deadaiid
and Morrln the tl1 other leader died sub subsequently subu subsequently ¬
sequently u nUY from wounds Vaughn was wasbadly wasbtdh wasbadly
badly beaten up and after recovery was wasconvicted wasomiclet wasconvicted
convicted and sentenced to the pent penlI penttentiar pealtent
I tentiary tentiaryEll tentiar tentiarEll tent lary laryEU
Ell Zelgler from rota Warrensburg was wassentenced waSentenct wsssentenced
sentenced entenct to three years eflnt for robbing robbingdead robbingdeai robbingdea
dead dea bodies at a railroad wreck IITeckBlakf wreckBlake tvreckBlake
Blake who ho was wounded In the bat battle bftttIft battie ¬
tie with the posse S8e died tonight tonightmimi v vmiral
mimi MeCerntitk MeC rn1 < k had not boon sus sustained austaliied ¬
tained
Autopsy to Be Held HeldOnly HeldOnly
Only On second in point of Interest to the thechallenge thechallenre thechallenge
challenge entered against Admiral Mc McCormkJk 11cCoatllick McCoratick
CormkJk Waa the courts determination determinationto
to request the secretary of the navy n8 to toordor toordor toorder
ordor that the body of the late Mid Midshipman Midshimnan lId lIdshhunan ¬
shipman Branch be exhumed and an anautopsy anautoti anautopsy
autopsy held It is not certain how howmuch howmuch howmuch
much can be revealed reet od by an autopsy autopsyupon autopsyupon autoptyupon
upon the remains of o Midshipman MidsliipmanBranch MidshipmanBraUch IldslilpmanBrauch
Brauch who has been dead for about aboutthree aboutthree aboutthree
three weeks but It is believed that al almost alnmst alfloat ¬
most absolute ab olute information can be ob obtained obtaJnod ohtamed ¬
tamed as to the existence of any previ previous preIOU8 previous ¬
ous diseased d Joosed condition of the heart heartbrain hoortbraJn heartbrain
brain or other organs such as would wouldhave WOUllhave wouiihave
have made death possible pos ible at the time timefrom timeflOID timefrom
from any 1lI other ot1erCiUM cause tha than u the blows blowsreceived blowsrecehe blowsreceived
received in tho fight fightThe fightfhe fightrho
The prosecution closed Its case fte this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning morningPROCEEDINGS morningI morningPROCEEDINGS
I
PROCEEDINGS IN DETAIL DETAILAnnapolis D DETAILnnapis TAIL TAILnnapolu
Annapolis nnapolu Md Id Nov No 34 4Thccourt 4ThccourtIUalrttal 4Tbe The court courtmartial courtmartial
martial which Is trying Midshipman MidshipmanMinor Mld Ud hlpman hipmanMinor hlpman1Inor
Minor Meriwether for or manslaughter manslaughterwas
was continued today todaySurgeon todaySUtfoon todaySurgeon
Surgeon IS 1 M D McCormick testi testified teslifled testitied ¬
fled fiedI
I saw sa Branch between beh > een 10 and 11 11oclock 11oclocic 11oclock
oclock Monday morning Ho was un unconscious uneonflelou unconscious ¬
conscious his left side was paralyzed paralyzedhis
his right rl ht arm and log were continually
thrashing and a d he was 1lS much bruised bruisedabout bruisedabout bruisedabout
about the face see head shoulders and andforoarms nndforu andforearms
forearms foru rmli I think that the condition conditionwas conditionWU conditionwas
was brought about by the repeated repeatedblows repeatedblows
blows 1 > > 108 he had received I dont think thinkhis thinkhili thinkhis
his life could have hit been saved by any
treatment nor Uo I think that the hot hotbaths hotbtlU hotbitths
baths btlU or other ne treatment tment he received receivedfrom 1etelvedfrom receivedfrom
from his friend accelerated acte I1lted his death deathAdmiral deathAdmiral deathAdmiral
Admiral Asked Questions QuestionsSurgeon QuestionsSurgeon QuestionsSurgeon
Surgeon McConnick was examined examinedvery examinedvery xaminedver
very ver rigidly by b Admiral A H McCor McCormlck McCormick cCor cCormkk ¬
mick of the court the object obj t being to tobring tobring tobring
bring < ut whether or not any an possible possibleoaue possiblesause possibletiuse
oaue < of death could have existed prior priorto
to the fight Tilt witness answered answeredthat answeredthat answeredthat
that It was a Impossible to say sa this abso absolutely absoluteh absolutely ¬
lutely in the absence of an autopsy autops30but
but that there was no reasonable doubt doubtthat doubtthat doubtthat
that the blows had caused Branchs
death tnder tbs th s examination Surgeon SurgeonMcConnick SurgeonIcConnlk SurgeonMcCormick
McCormick said that excitement and andoverexertkm andoverexertion andoverexertlon
overexertion might have contributed to tothe tothe tothe
the condition of Branch but only In a asecondary asecondary asecondary
secondary way wayAdmiral wayAdmiral ltY ltYAdmlral
Admiral McCormick evidently was not notat notat notat
at all satisfied that the hot applications applicationsujMm applltationsUIft1l appliesUonsUPfl
ujMm Branchs head be d by b his companion companionan
on the night of the fight had not con ¬
tributed to th the death He brought out
from the witness that hot application applicationmiyht appllcat10nml applicationsmight
might ml nt contract vein It applied to them themt1oso3
do Homily oy and continuously tODUnuou l lh
A 4 ach h medical officer concludes his bl
testimony teei hnon the th conviction grows row that a aserous RSfIroua a5SFout
serous and perhaps l rhaP8 fatal error error1215ne was wasroan Wftlll
roan as 8 far as conviction for majv majvhlauibter mfUt m mslaughter
slaughter t > a bter lies II in falling to hold an n atopsy tlt tltt i itojvsy
tojvsy t lS There 1h to evidently a serioui r Ol1 doubt
In the tl > minds min s of some members memb of Ie th thcourt the lhecourt thecourt
court as to whether there may nUL have pos possibly PORAlhl posSIIIl ¬
Alhl sibly existed ext 8 6l0 sipe me e unusual Rendition ndJtlo in intin Intlw Intln
tin organism o lnllm of Branch which lad to tohi tDhi todeath
hi death deathDr deathDr ath athDr
Dr K 1 P Hoiu IUIU u was recalled ahd a atined te teriftsd tetitled
tined ac to a physical pllY lwl examination or
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TOMORROWS TOMORROWSSUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY HERALD HERALDIn
i In tomorrows Sunday Herald will be begun a aserles series of stories written by b Cleveland Moffett from from material materialobtained materialobtained materialobtained
obtained In the archived archiiv of the PInkertons Plnkertonstbe the most remarkable detective dete tive agency agencyin in the world Tomorrows con contribution contrlbutlon contribution ¬
tribution will be the story of The Northampton Bank Robbery nobbe Y a tale that is as thrilling as one of Emile pa paboriaus Gtlr Gtlrborlaus la laboriaus
boriaus narratives This series by Mr Moffett are not fiction They are the fact that frequently seems stranger strangerand strangerand strangerand
and more remarkable than fiction When these stories are completed the end will be marked of Pinkerton stories storiesThey storiesThey storiesThey
They are the last that the tb Pinkertons will permit tG tabe be written from their records as it is understood un erstood they are aresaving aresaving aresaving
saving up for theft memoirs mem lrs which may ma not be written for many man years yearsAnother yearsAnother ears earsAnothel
Another feature of tomorrows Herald will be > Tile Integrity of American Character Chara ter which is an article by byGrover b bGrover byGrover
Grover Cleveland that Appears in Harpers Magazlnj for December and nd which will be published in The Harald Haraldby Haraldby Heraldby
by special arrangement with Harper Bros The Th Thearticle article has ba evoked wide wldesprea spread comment over the country countr by byeditors b byeditors
editors who ho have seen the advance sheets of Harpers HarpetsMagazlne HarpetsMagazlneOtber Magazine MagazineOther S SOther I
Other features of The Sunday Herald will be beHis beHis beHis
His Passport a bit of delightful fiction by h W A Fraser FraserWhy Frasery S
Why y The Old Man of the East Survives an explanation of Chinas Iphgevity by Frederic J JHasldn JHasldnFrankUn JHaskinS Haskln HasklnFranklin
S Franklin Fles New York theatrical letter letterA S SA
A page of special sporting articles written by b experts employed by the Ula Chicago Tribune TribuneMiss TrIbuneMiss TribuneMiss
Miss Sangsters articles for girls Miss Bedfords menu for Thanksgiving Th nksg vlng besides an infinite vnrlaty nrlot rIety of f spe specially speclallr spechll ¬
cially chll prepared and collected stories Illustrated Ulustratedand and aJly l the > e jiews ien ews a of t the world v orid >
PECULATIONS MAY REACH 200000 200000Adams
Adams the Embezzling Cashier of the Assay Office at Seattle SeattleHad SeattleHad SeattleHad
Had Turned a Trick TrickNews News of Arrest Kept KeptFrom KeptFrom s sFrom
From Sick Wife > >
>
k BATTLE Nov o ov 4 tLalc Lale develop developmants developmonts developmeats
S meats in the arrest of George Ed Edward Edward Edward ¬
ward Adams cashier casther in the Unit United United United ¬
ed States assay assa office here for embez embezzlement embezzlement embeszleinent ¬
zlement Indicate that Instead of steal stealing stealIng stealing ¬
ing 35000 In gold dust to which he heconfessed heconfessed heconfessed
confessed his peculations may amount amountclose amoulltclose amountclose
close to 200000 and that instead of ofcovering orcovering ofcovering
covering a period of six Ix months they theywill theywill I
will run farther back than 1908 1908Adams 1901Adams 190Adams
Adams bondsmen today withdrew withdrewfrom withdrewfrom withdrewfrom
from the 30000 bond given last nightand nightand night nightand
and Adams was remanded to jail to toawait toawait toawait
await preliminary hearing hearingFederal hearingFederal hearingFederal
Federal officers leamedtoday that In InU91
197 Adams was Involved in a shortage shortageof
j of almost 10000 He was then the theI thestate thestate
I state cashier for the Massachusetts MassachusettsMutual MassachusettsMutual Iassachusettslutual
Mutual Life Insurance company companyFriends companyFriends companyFriends
Friends of Adams reimbursed the com company coinpany ¬
pany and Adams was not prosecuted prosecutedI prosecutedFred prosecutedFred
I Fred A WinS now superintendent of ofthe ofthe i
the assay assa office was then state agent agentfor agentfor I Ifor
for the insurance company With a full fullknowledge fullknowledge I Iknowl
knowledge knowl > dge of these facts Wing placed placedAdams placedAdams I IAdams
Adams In the assay a sa office believing he hesaid hesaid hesaid
said that Adams had thoroughly re repented repented repented ¬
pented of his indiscretion and that in inthe inthe inthe
the future he would be honest honestSeveral honestSeveral honestSeveral
Several Alaska men have already In Informed informed informed ¬
formed the federal officials that they theyhave theyhave theyhave
have been defrauded by someone in the theassay theassa
assay assa office One man declares that thatout thatout thatout I
out of 6000 In gold dust deposited depositedthere depositedthere depositedthere
there only onl 5200 was returned to him himFriends himFriends himFriends
Friends of the family have not dared daredto
to inform Mrs Adams of her husbands husbandstrouble httsbandstrouble husbandstrouble
trouble for she is very 111 and the news newsmight newsmight newsmight
might kill her Mrs Adams was Miss MissEmily MissEmily IfssEmily
Emily Clary Clar a a well known society societygirl societygirl societygirl
girl A few days da s ago she became been me a amother amother amother
S
mother
Wings Statement StatementAs
As to Adams alleged defalcation defalcationfrom dafalcatloufrom dofalcatioitfrom
from the Massachusetts Mutual utunl Life LifeBranch Litenr LifeBranch
Branch nr mch about eight months prior lt Qr to his hiadeath hlasde hisdeath
death de th v
Room for Inquiry InquiryA
A startling stalUtn i Incident occurred during duringhis duringhis duringhis
his crossexaminations by Mr Munroe MunroeMerhvethers MunrOtIrlwether MunroeMeriwetliers
Merhvethers counsel lie was US asked askedsome alikedsome sskodsome
some questions connected with wltlltl1 th the death deathof d deathof ath athof
of Midshipman Battle which occurred occurredat < kcurr > l lat
at the academy academ last year ear Th < cuiise cuiiseof CUl1Sfor cuitseof
of the death was not certainly revealed revealedby rpvealedby pvealedby
by the autopsy the thewttn6l witness said but butan butan butan
an old Injury to the brain was sdlfoV sdlfoVered discov discovered dircovered ¬
ered and It was rumored that ths had hadbeen hatbeen hadbeen
been occasioned l by an Itl i ipjury whlpr Bat Battle Ufttie linttie ¬
tie had received in some hazing hazl g occurring occurringwhen occurringwhen occurringwhen
when he first entered the academy He Hehad Hehad ib ibhad
had no personal knowledge of this tltl he hesmld hesaid hesaid
said smldAt saidAt saidAt
At the close of the th morning session the thecourt thelourt thecourt
court granted a request of the counsel counselfor rounseltor counselfor
for the acciwad accuiQthnt that the th body of the late lateMidshipman Intei lateJidshipman
Midshipman i shlpman BrEach whose death occur occurred occurred occurred ¬
red after aft r his hl fight with Merlwother beexhdmtd be beexhvJmtd beexinlmd
exhvJmtd end 1d tin autopsy held Th flis h case caseha caseI casehas
I ha has reached the stags tag where here several severalpoints seomlpolntd severalpoinhi
points an matters which the tbocxperts experts ad admit ndmit admit ¬
mit could not be b satisfactorily deter determined dot6rmined dotermined ¬
mined without an autopsy autopeyWitnesses autoIHJWitnesses autopsyWitnesses
Witnesses for Defense DefenseThe Def DeftiscThe se sefhe
The defense offered two witnafweg wilt18 J1108 du during dUe dUerin during ¬
ring rin the forenoon ae session 8ion They TI1 were wereMidshipmanHerbertB wereUdshil1num wereMtdshlpnian
MidshipmanHerbertB Udshil1num l1 Herbert rbert B Tublwrt a class classmate classmte classmate ¬
mate and former roommate of Men 1Ierlwethr Menwetber Merlwethcr
wethcr and Midshipman Norman Smith Smitha Smithflrd
a flnt claMmun claMmunLabhart clam < 1 man n11U1Labhnrt manLabhnrt
Labhnrt was WIl called to show that Branchhad Drapehhad Branch 3rapchhad S
had done things to Merlwolher rlfb r cafnu cafnui cnroulutwJ calculated
i lutad to make good his assertion t that thatbe thnthe thatbe
be would mm niJt life Uf nor wprtir IJttlt living livingfor Ulngtor livingfor
for Mm but his testimony Wils was not par pari parteulariy nr nrteuJarly
i tieularly strong strongDuring tronf trongDuring
I During the courseof course o ofMjjJjIpmafl Midshipman
Insurance Insuran e company Fred A WingAdams Wing WingAdams In InAdams
Adams superior in the company and andlater at1llater a l llater
later in the assay office states that tl1attJle tl1attJleshortage the theshortage teshortage
shortage was between 200 OO and 300 300and 300and 300and
and that it was due to overdrawing on onthe onthe onthe
the part of Adams who had an Alaska Alaskaf AluskocommerClal Alaskacommercial
f commercial venture which was wrecked wreckedIn
In the disturbance of business follow following followIng following ¬
ing on the blowing up of the Maine MaineWing ManeVlng MaineWing
Wing states that Adams made up the theshortage theshortage theshortage
shortage and explained It satisfactor satisfactorily satsfactorilr ¬
fly to the company which Immediately Immediatelyafterwards humedlatebafterwards immediatelyafterwards
afterwards offered him the position of ofcashier otcashier ofcashier
cashier at Sandusky 0 He adds that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the same bonding comnany which had hadsecured hndseoured hadsecured
secured the company against loss by byAdams byAdams byAdams
Adams again went on Adams bond bondWing bondWing bondWing
Wing is the head of the local assay assayoffice assayofUce assayofhice
office and it was he that secured Ad Adams Adams Adams ¬
ams his place in the government serv servIcet ser serice servIce
Icet ice
1
Disappeared for a Time TimeSpringfield TimeSpringfield TimeSpringfield
Springfield Mass las5 Nov No 24 2JGoolg 2JGoolgEdward 24GeorgeEdward Georgo GeorgoISdwaid
Edward Adams cashier of the Ignited IgnitedStates UnltedStates tInltedStates
States assay office o lce at Seattle whp was wasarrested wasarre6ted wasarrested
arrested yesterday on the th charge of ofstealing orstealing ofstealing
stealing 35000 In gold was at one time timecashier timecashier timecashier
cashier of the Seattle agency of the theMassachusetts theIassachusetts theMassachusetts
Massachusetts Mutual Life company companythe companthe companythe
the headquarters of which are in this thiscity thiscity thiscity
city President John A Hall of the thecompany thecompany
company said tonight that the officials officialsof offlclalof
of the tl1ehomo home office had never met Ad Adams Adams ¬
ams although the latter Is said to be bea bea
a native of this city cft President Hall Hallstates Hallstates HaRstates
states that nine or ten years oors ago Ad Adams Adnms Adama ¬
ama had some business difficulties out outside outside ¬
side of his Insurance business busin s In Seat Senttie Seattle SeattIe ¬
tie and disappeared for a time A Asearch Asearch As
search s aTch of his books by the th companys companysexaminers compan companysexaminers s
examiners revealed a shortage in his hiaaccounts hisaccounts
accounts of about 200 This deficiency deficiencywas
was jpald by b an Indemnity company companyand
and since that time President Hall has hasheard hasheard hasheard
heard but little of the former cashierSmiths cushierSmiths < cashier tshlerSmiths
Smiths testimony tstlmon United States Stat 5 District DistrictAttorney Districtttorn Districttttorney
Attorney ttorn Jtose of Baltimore who Is as associated a14da associned ¬
sociated da d in the th prosecution with Judge JudgeAdvocate Judgedvocate JudgeAdvocate
Advocate Marix took a a keen interest intwwtin
in U the evidence given that fighting had
increased since hazing was as knocked out outat outat outat
at the academy He brought nut ut very veryclearly verylItarl veryclearly
clearly lItarl by b his questions tlfat the mid midshipmen midithlpmen ¬
shipmen were still compelled to do va various various ft ftrious ¬
rious silly sill things and obey obe ridiculous or ¬
I ders the Impelling force being boln the fact factthat ta factthat t tthat
that if they do not prove tractable they theymust the thefight theymust
must fight whereas they the were formerly formerlycompelled formerlycompelled formerlycompelled
compelled to do the same thing by b the
imposition of physical cruelty in the thftshape th thshllpe theshape
shape of hazing hazingOLD hazingOLD hazingOLD
OLD LADYS BLOOD BOILS BOILSLetter BOILSLetter BOILSLetter
Letter to Young Meriwether From FromAged FromAged FromS
S Aged Relative RelativeNashville RelativeNashville RelativeNashville
Nashville Tenn Nov 24 tThe The vener venerable ven venable venerable ¬
able Mrs frs G M 1 Goodlett of this city cityhonorary cltyhonorar cityhonorary
honorary president and founder of the theUnited thftUnltod thisUnited
United Daughters of tire Confederacy Confederacyhas Confederacyhnscnt
has hnscnt sent the following telegram to her heryoung heryoung
young kinsman kJn m lI Minor Meriwether theJ the themidshipman tilentldshiipman
midshipman J who is now undergoing a acourtmortlal J
courtmortlal In connection with ith his htl eri ericounter on oncounter Oflcounter
I counter with Branch BranchTo BranchTo BranchTo
To Midshipman Meriwethar Annapolis AnnapolisMd
Md The blood of your our revolutionary an ancestors unCO5tors ancostors ¬
cestors would have risen up against you youhad IU
had you done otherwise othorwlaethan than accept ac < eptthe epttheI the thachallenge thechallenge
challenge hall lg6 of Midshipman Branch BranchMidshipman Brnl BrnnbCAROL1NF h > ICAROLINE
CAROLINE MERIWETlI1 < R gOQD gOQDLETT <
I LETT LETTUdshipmllll I
Midshipman Morlwether Is isativo fa riiwa riiwaative I
ative of o Mrs Goodlett >
DOUGHERTY GETS GETSSTIFF GETSf
f
STIFF SENTENCE SENTENCEBeoria
Peoria Embezzler Unexpectedly UnexpectedlyPleads UnexpeotedlyPleads lJnexpeotediyS lJnexpeotediyPleads
Pleads Guilty GuiltyJUDGE GuiltyJUDGE GuiltyJUDGE
S
JUDGE SHOWS NO MERCY MERCYTHE
THE TH HI SHORTAGE WILL PROBABLY PROBABLYAMOUNT PROBABLYAMOUNT PROBABLYS PROBABLYtkMOUNT
S
AMOUNT TO 1000000 1000000PBORIA 1000000P 1000000P
EORIA Ill Nov No 24 24Xawton 24Newtonlougherty Newton C CDougherty CDougherty
PBORIA P Dougherty has pleaded guilty to tofive tofiye tofive
five of the forgery charges against againsthim againsthhn againsthip
him and will be taken t ken to the Joliet Jolietpenitentiary Jolletpeltitentlar Johietpenitentiary
penitentiary either tonight or tomor tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow ¬
row He appeared before Judge Worth WorthIngton Worthington Vortlltoday
Ington today pleaded guilty and was wasgiyen wastrOll wasglyeii
trOll a sentence of from one to tq four fourteon tourteon fourteen
teon years on each of th thi five counts countsthe tounts tountsthe ountsthe
the the same to be pe concurrent concurrentWhen conCUlrentWhon concurrentWheii
When the prisoner accompanied d hy hyW 4YW IyW
W T Irwin one of his attorneys his hisson hiSson hisson
son Ralph and a deputy sheriff sh ltt left the thejail thejuU thejail
jail for the court room ougherty said saidto saidto saidto
to the jailer jailerWell jailereU jailerell
Well eU I guess Ill have to do It ItProperty ItProperty itProperty
Property Turned Turned Over OverIn OverIn OverIn
In the courtroom there were 200 spec spectators spectators spectators ¬
tators Attorney Attorne Irwin addressed the thecourt theolrt theCourt
court < olrt He said that Dougherty had hadturned hadturned
turned all of his property pro pertr over to him himand himand
and that thatde < he Irwin had been given givenright giVenright givenright
right of attorney attornc to settle the affairs affairsof affairsot affairsor
of the prisoner He added that Dough Doughertys Doughertys Doughortys ¬
ertys property would amount to more morethan morethan morethan
than the school board defalcations He Headmitted Headmitted Headmitted
admitted that Dougherty had been beencareless beencareless
careless and that he stood willing to totake totake totake 1
take his punishment punishmentSentenced IUfllShmei1lt IUfllShmei1ltSentenced > unlshmoqtI unlshmoqtSentenced I
Sentenced by Court CourtJudge CourtJudge CourtJudge
Judge Worthington replied as fol follows follows Lol1ows ¬
lows lowsI
I find it necessary necessai to send him to tothe tothe tothe
the penitentiary as the law provides providesIt
It will be a severe punishment In Incount Incount Incount
count Xo 200 the sentence will m bejcon bejconflUemont bOJconfttlemont be1eonflftement
flUemont in the prison at atJohlOt Joliet for f r an anIndeterminate anIndeterminate anindeterminate
Indeterminate term not less than one oneyear oneyear
year 011 or more than fourteen years soil solitary s01ltnry soiltory ¬
tory confinement confinementIn
In counts 210 240 243L 24 and 244 the thesame theSlme thesante
same sentence That is all allWhile all1Yhfle allWhlie
While the court was speaking Dough Dougherty Doughert Dougherty ¬
erty ert looked straight ahead of him and anddid anddid anddid
did not move a muscle Ho said noth nothing nothIng nothlug ¬
ing when the sentence was pronounced pronouncedand
and was taken back to jail escorted by byhis b30IUs byIlls
his attorneys attorneysNo
No Chance Chanceof of Escape EscapeDoughertys EscapeDoughertys EscapeDoughertyh
Doughertys action today toda was as un unnvnnr unexpected unexpected
nvnnr expected > tci n as Ir It tvim was astonishing infnnfshlntr 1l lie < hav having ha hainS hatug ¬
inS last week pleaded not guilty to tile tliesame Uiesame tilesame
same charges But the refusal of ofJudge ofJudge ofJudge
Judge Worthington to quash the In Indictments Inlctments indictments ¬
dictments against him and the fact factthat factthat factthat
that the November grand jury Is now nowin nowIn nowin
in session ready to return others that thatwould thatould thatvould
would ould be free r e of any iOf IO of the errors errorscharged errorscharged nor8eharged
charged In the first so tightened the thecolls thocoils thecoils
coils around the prisoner that he could couldsee coulds couldsee
see s e no way out Ho therefore threw threwhimself threwhlmse1t threwhimself
himself upon the mercy mcrc of the court courttrusting courttulitingthat courtlyustingthat
trusting tulitingthat that his old friend would deal dealas dealas dealas
as leniently as possible with him himShortage lilniS
I
S Shortage of 1000000 1000000This 1000000rhis 1000000thls
This marks mar i the closing clo ing scenes scftneof of the thef themo thenost
mo nost St t astounding school fund robbery robberywyJbrought robb robberyytyjbroughit r rO
f wyJbrought O Jrought to public notlco For Forerilyfive Fortl Forfuhi
fuhi erilyfive tl 3five five years ears Newton C Dougher Dougherty ¬
ty as t city superintendent and for near nearC
C
J JR P PEMORGAN MORGAN AND COMPANYPAID COMPANY COMPANYPAID COMPANYEPAIDHAMILTONMONEY
PAID PAIDHAMILTONMONEY PAIDHAMILTONMONEYInsuranpeinvestigation HAMILTON MON MONInsurance MONEV MONEVInsura
Insurance Insura Insuranpeinvestigation Investigation Brings Out Another AnotherShaky AnotherShakyS r Shaky ShakyTransaction ShakaT
S Transaction Transactioni TransactionGeorge T ransaotionGeorge S
i
5 S
George W WPerk Perkms s of the New York Life Shown to HayjhRe HayjhReceiV9d40000 HayoRecev9d t1Jt t1Jtcefvd
ceiV9d40000 cefvd 40000 No Account of Which Appears Upon Upprithe UPrJ Uponthe f t t1h
the 1h Companys s Books I
FII GW YORK Nov o 24 tStarUlng Startling de developments declopments deI ¬
NeWYORK I velopments v were brought out at attodays attodaysso attodays
todays todaysso session 510n of the Armstrong Armstrongcommittee Annstrongcommittee Armstrongcommittee
committee oninsurance on insurance investigation investigationIn invesU t1on t1onin
In thecourse the cour course e of a minute inquiry by byMr byMr byMr
Mr Hughes Hugh counsel counseito Hothe to the committee committeeinto
into the syndicate syndicaeransaetions J transactions iu1 a9tions partici participated partieiDated participated ¬
pated In by the NewYork ewYorkLife Life Insur Insurance 1n5urance Insurance ¬
ance ance company The most Important Importantwitness importantwitness Importantwitness
witness of the theday da day was Milton M Mad Madison Madison Madison ¬
ison a bookkeeper of the New York YorkLife YorkLife YorkLife
Life Insurance company during whose whoseexamination whoseexamination whoseexamination
examination examination It was brought out in the thecase thecaseo thecase
case caseo of the United States Steel cor corporation corporaUon corporatiort ¬
poration syndicate the managers of ofwhich otwhich ofwhich
which were J P Morgan Co there thereappeared thereappeared j jappeared
appeared in one Instance a profit due dueto duet dueto
to t the New York Life of 87187 from fromwhich fromwhich fromwhich
which was deducted no reason being beinggiven beinggiven beinggiven
given the sum of 60310 paid to An Andrew Andrew Andre ¬
drew dre Hamilton who has been de described described do doscribed ¬
scribed in the course of the investiga investigation Inestlgatlon investigation ¬
tion as the insurance legislature gen generalissimo generallSShno generalissino ¬
S SAs
eralissimo
As Per Arrangement ArrangementIt
It appeared from records rec rds produced by byMr byMr byMr
Mr Hughes that an account of J P PMorgan porgan PMorgan
Morgan organ Co with Hamilton showed showedthat showedthat showedthat
that in December 1901 that firm had hadadvanced hadadvanced hadadvanced
advanced to Hamilton the th sum of
56720 that on Oct 1 1902 this thisamounted thisamoumed thisamounted
amounted with interest to 59310 and andthat nndthat andthat
that It was then cancelled by the entry entryof
of that Amount ount to Hamiltons credit creditThe credJtThe creditThe
The entry of this amount in the ac account account account ¬
count of the New ew York Life read flAs flAsper As Asper Asper
per cancelled statement and arrange arrangement arrangement arrangemeat ¬
ment with Mr G W T Perkins It Itwas Itwa Itwas
was wa also developed that the participa participation partfclpation participation ¬
tion In the syndicate of the New York YorkLife YorkLite YorkLife
Life was effected through the New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York Security Trust company by bywhich bywhich bywhich
which lonefourth of the profits of the theformer theformer theformer
former company were retained retainedPerkins retainedPerkins retainedS
S Perkins Got 40000 4OOOOPressed 40000Prossed 40000Pressed
Pressed by Mr Hughes to tell wheth whether ¬
er he knew of any other Instance of ofmoney ofmoney ofmoney
money due to the New York Life be being beIng belug ¬
ing paid to a third party as in the theHamilton theHamUton theHamjlton
Hamilton case Mr Madison recalled recalledthe recalledthe recalledthe
the payment In 1904 of 40000 to toGeorge toGeorge 1
George W Perkins representing the theprofit thenrofit theprofit
profit on a loan of 930000 to the Boston Bostonfirm Boston11rm Bostonfirm
firm of Kidder Peabody Co The Theprofit Theproftt Theprofit
profit witness said came In the form formof fQrmot frniof
of a a check on the First National bank bankwhich b bauiwhich nk nkwhich
which he cashed giving the money to toMr toMr toMr
Mr Perkins PerkinsWhat PerklniWhat PerkinsWhat
What the latter did with it the wit witntstfilM witnest
nest iittt mJfitrKrw No o ently ent of f ttte
+ 4 + + + + f + + + + + + MM + M M + MMUM MMUMf + + + +
5 + f London L pdon Nov 24 HA A dispatch to toReuters toRouters + f
4 + Routers Telegram company from fromSt + f ff
f 4 St Petersburg says It is persist perslstenUy f 4ently j jently
+ ently reported that there has been beena 4 4a +
+ a mutiny muUn In the Black Bl ck sea sea fleet V Vand 4 4and t tand
+ and that portions of the Sebastopol Seba9topolgrrlson Sebastopolgarrison + f ff
+ f garrison have mutinied killing the thechief thechief + f ff
+ f chief of staff and wounding a col colonel f 4onel
+ one oneST onel + 4S
U t I t IJ t tST
T PETERSBURG Nov 24 24The 24Theemploers i4Theemployers The Theemployers
ST S employers of St Petersburg have havetaken havetaken I
taken the lead in resistance to the theworkmen theworkmen theworkmen
workmen workmen whoso constant strikes al alternately alternately ¬
ternately on political grounds and eco economic ceonomic
nomic grounds have utterly utter1 demoral demoralized demoralIzed demorahized ¬
ized the business of the country and andare andare andare
are bringing ruin and bankruptcy to toall toa11 toall
all branches of Industry They have haveformed haveformed haveformed
formed an association with Herr Nobel Nobelat
at Its I it head and have mutually pledged pledgedthemselves pledgedthemsol pledgedthemselves
themselves themsol not only to refuse strike strikepay strikepay strikepay
pay but absolutely to o decline to treat treatwith tr98twith treatithz
with ithz their employes on questions of ofwages ofageCJ ofwages
wages ageCJ or hours of work tmlil the na natjonal 118tlona1 national
tjonal assembly acts Count Witte in inbehalf inbehalf Inbehalf
behalf of the government has seconded secondedthe secondedtheemployols secondedthe
the theemployols employers by byalrecUng directing that ideaL Identlcel ideaLixtI
cel action be taken at the government governmentworks governmentworks governmentworks
works and both the government and andprivate andprivate andprivate
private workmen have been given until
transaction AVB was made On the boofcf boo boothe bOOcet bOOcetthe 1 1the
the New York Life LifeOther LifeOther LifeOther
Other witnesses examined during durifl duriiTthiv duriiTthivday tli tliday tltfiday
day were George T Wttaou fuirtJi fuirtJivice fut11 fut11vice
vice president of the EquItable Flu Fwutels Frqcis FlucIa
cIa W Yo Jackson auditor and UeL icrajil icrajilBrown irJLBrown 1 1Brown
Brown in charge of the bond d dment dipart dipartmeat < att attment
ment of the Equitable EquitableAn Eq Jiable JiableAn
An Equitable Transactioi TransactionGerald TransactioiGerald TransactioiGerald
Gerald R Brown of the EquitsW EquitsWLife Equtt EquttLite EquttaWeLife
Life Assurance society was thcfintt thcfinttwitness the th5ewitness I Ant Antwitness
witness cal eahljul Kl by the insurance lusuranceli1 lusuranceli1tigatlng Inves Investigating i ves vestigating ¬
tigating committee today todayMr todayMr todayMr
Mr Brown Imoply to question quc tfon saM saMthat saklthat saidthat
that the King model houses in Ono OnoHundred OnoHundred Onehundred
Hundred and Thirtyeighth street JT NMlt NMltYork eir eirYork w wYork
York were taken by the Equitable Equltah1eciety so society society ¬
ciety under ul1d r a foreclosure sold to DH DHKing DHICing > fl flKing
King jr and that the Equitable ee eety eie eiety Ie Iety
ty supplied 3100000 3100 tor eoiistraodoii eoiistraodoiiand coustr l land
and improvements im1 > fOvem nts Meantime Me tltne tiie lIieclety tI mo mociety society
ciety hold a mortgage mort t on Ute Uteand homes homesand bouesand
and when completed Mr r King JQ dwMtacI dwMtacIthem I Ithem
them back to the society societyMr societYMr societyMr
Mr Brown Raid he supposed TCtntr TCtntrwas KIn KInwas ICinarivan < <
was there to make a a profit hi jnletting isletting lib libletting
letting the contracts contractsTho contractsThe contractsTim
The Tim Equitable put up upaR aH theand the iaq iasey iaseyand ey eyand
and King took all the profits profttiled profttiledIr aifeed aifeedMr aedMiS
Mr Ir Hughes HughesYes HughesYesU HughesYes
Yes YesU if you want to put it that thatsaid thatsaid Vwijr Vwijrsaid
said Mr Brown BrownWhat BrownWlmt BrownVliat
What officers were roeponatlilp far farthis torthis farthis
this transaction transactionThe 1 1The
S Srile
The executive committee wftftjilr wftftjilrBrown 1 1Bron r rBrown
Brown vho added that Henry B Bhurl ajjNfe ajjNfehad aIehad
had the matter in cha188Wants chargeWants charge chargeWants
Wants to Explain ExplainTho ExplainThe ExplainThe
The committee adjourned until untUday untilday M0p M0pday >
day morning morningGeorge morningGeorge morningGeorge
George W T Perkins of the flrm Of J JP Jp 3P
P Morgan Co tonight gave out outfollowlng tM tMfollowing t tfollowing
following statement in relation to the twetestimony tI thetestimony e etestimony
testimony brought brou ht out in the laser murance laseraiice Insurance ¬
ance Investigation today todayThe tOOa tOOaThe todayThe
The transactions referred to before beforethe betorethe beforethe
the investigating committee today todaywere todayvere ay aywere
were proper I ones If the natUMM natUMMcourse ItlltUtllJcourse natuiicourse
course of the inquiry Inqulrydoe does not f fthis 1IIIII iMIe iMIethis e ethis
this clear I am am sure the committee committeegive commlttAlegive comniittseWIl comniittseWIlgive
give me an opportunity to offer olferther ftrjp ftrjpther p pthor
ther testimony in the matter matterDenied matterDenied matterDenied
Denied in Boston BostonBoston BostonBoston
Boston Nov No 24 4A A member of o the thefirm ttaefirm thefirm
firm of Kidder Peabody Co of tttle tttlecity tkteelt thiscity
city elt on being shown a copy of the tee testimony te teUmony teetimony ¬
timony of Bookkeeper Madison ladl on of tttfi tttfiNew theNew 1 1Now
New York Life Insurance riJUipftny riJUipftnythe l at atthe t ttho >
the insurance Insura nee investigation t < xl KV y I Ireference vritttreference vrittt J1t1treforence
reference to toztn an alleged tn loan ofMMM ofMMMto or orto ofto
to the Boston firm said saidThere saidThere mkllboro
There never wan aM any an such uchUon transac transaction traneaetlon ¬
tion Tho statement s lt6m nt is I either eitheror a mj 9iAi 9iAior
or a mlsBtafeluenf ml R ff Ue f I
0
RUMOR OF MUTINY IN THE BLACK SEA SEAGarrison SEAGarrison SEAGarrison
Garrison at Sebastopol Also in Mutinous Mood According to toLondon 10london loLondon
London Dispatch DispatchSt St Petersburg Employers Stand StandUpon StandUpon StandUpon
Upon Their Rights
J
Monday to return to work ork or be beout tecfead tecfeadout Ioadout
out indefinitely The men we alreitcb alreitcbsuffering II IIsuffeting airsedysuffering
suffering from excessive exce fve1J fve1Jand prlmttlpp prlmttlppand prWs4 s santi
and unless they yield they wlfLKMNttoe WttLlfOt8tttdriven wilt wlfLKMNttoedriven sose be bedriven
driven to desperation de peratlon by hunger hu hungeremployers er 1e 1eemployers 11a 11aemploers
employers do not entertain a doubt tfcat tfcatin otin
in fact of their united front the tJt men menwill 5fl 5flwill n nwJll
will surrender The government 1Oemmenla1 pub probably pubably ¬
ably a1 > lywll1 will sustain the employers at MBH Mecow r rcow
cow and elsewhere in a shnllar fashion fashionRampant faiddoJlRampant S SRampant
Rampant Socialism SocialismThe SocialismThe SocialismThe
The workmen are thoreughljr tllor u8bJ1 situ aaturated siturated w wratted
rated with socialism soclaJl m and revolutionary revolutionarydoctrines l revolutionarydoctrines volutJo volutJodoctrines
doctrines At their meetings the are orators 818tors aretom ¬
tors tel Ithem Ithem88 as the creators of all allwealth altwealth II IIwealth
wealth the factories belong to the theworkmen theworkmen theworkmen
workmen and the land to the peaaanls peaaanlsA nt8 nt8A
A deputation of workmen actually went wentto wentto t tto
to an English owner proposing pcopo tq to take tftfcecharge takecharge tkecharge
charge of his mill The only conceaflfim conceaflfimthey coneei eoncJortthey lOn lOnthey
they would make was w to elect el8Ctmnnager him himmanager him himmanager
manager They Tho matched to the tbeV tbeVInghouse theWi theWiinghouse WalH WalHinghouse
inghouse factory with red ed figg fta jnd tIJ1dthreatened jndthreatened ndthreatened
threatened to batter down the deem deemuiiless daMnunless a ra raU1
unless U1 l086 they t11e were admitted to hold a ameeting ameoting ameeting
meeting meetingTwentythree meotingTVentythr S STwentythree
Twentythree private rivQte estSLblttiRWDts estSLblttiRWDtsemploying eatabUtscmplo establhmsntsemploying
employing cmplo ing 25000 men will 111 be affected affectedif a ed edIf
if a lockout is declared declaredThe dNlaredlhe declaredThe
The cabinet today discussed the draft draftof drattof datof
of a strike law vhich lhi hi h permits strike strikefor strikesfor trjktffor
for economic purposes but provide providesevere Pto Ptosevere pro1dessevere
severe penalties for political strikes
IOWA FARMER MURDERS MURDERSHIS HIS WIFE WIFEAND WIFEAND WIFEAND
AND FIVE CHILDREN IN COLD C lO BLOOD Bl OjD
Dea De Moines Nov 24 241Irs Mrs William WilliamMcWilHams WilliamMcWilliams I II
McWilHams I tUams and al1dher her five children childrenranging childrenranghtg I
ranging from 3 i to 16 years ears of age were werefound werefQund werfound
found murdered this afternoon at their theirfarm theirfarm I Ifann
farm home sixv six sIxmiies miles south of Inde Indefathor IndeD8nd0ftC8 Independonce
D8nd0ftC8 Iowa The husband and andtathor andfather
father William Williamunder 1IcWi1liam is now nowunder nowunder
under arrest at Independence charged chargedwith chargedwit1 chargedwith
with the crime He denies the charge chargeEvidently chargeEvidently chargelvidently
Evidently the mother had been killed killedwhile killedwhile
I Iwhl10
while preparing a meal for when the thebodies thebodies I Ibodies
bodies were found food was on the thestovo thestove I I8tO0
stove cooking She had been killed by byblows byblows I
blows of a hammer her skull being beingterribly beingter beingterribly
terribly ter lbly crushed then she had been beensavagely beensavagoly beensavagely
savagely hacked acked with a knife After Afterher Afterher j jher
her murder the children had evidently evidentlybjaen evidentlybeen evidentlYbeen
been called in one by one and mur murdered murdored J Jdored
dored In a 11 similar manner manner for all wore woreclothing woreclothing j jclothing
clothing that Indicated that they had hadbeen hadbeen badbeen
been at work on the farm just before beforetheir beforetholr beforetheir
their death The baby not 3 years old ol oldwhen i iWhen I Iwhen
When found still wore hood and mit mittens mIttens mittens ¬
tens and had in Its hand a piece ple o of ofbuttered ofbutteredbrend ofbuttered
buttered butteredbrend bread One blow of the ham hammer hammer hammer ¬
mer hadsufficed had sufficed for It and then the memurderer themurderer themurderer
murderer laid it In its mothers arms armsThe armsThe armsThe
The only evidence ovld nce of a struggle was wasfound wasfOttnd wasfound
found in injuries sustained by the 16 16yearold 16carold 16yearold
yearold daughter whose hands were werely werely werehy
I
I
ly twenty years as secretary of the theboard thoboard theboard
board had almost absolute control of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the school funds He issued scrip and andhandled andhandle4 andhandled
handled notes and checks as if they theywere theywere theywere
were his own ownpropett ownpropettAs property propertyAs
As president of the Peoria National Nationalbank Natlonnlbank Nationalbank
bank he was enabled to cover up his hispeculations hl hlpooulations hispeculations
peculations so wellthat wen that from June 30
1904 to June 30 1905 t 05 the school sch 1 fund fundhave funddlortlge fundshortage
shortage amounted to 91000 91000Whno 94000Wllfle
Whno aU of thc books of the 1 boaiI boaiIhave > 031tl 031tlhave
have not yet been en examined amincd by a spe special specia apet ¬
t cial auditing tl u4 committee mm Ittee now no V at work workit W prIt prItIt
it fe CJJrr WeAjyAMjqMd lnp A WJ that the t e age agsresatlittriutt agmeg4 ageunPftLlY
satlittriutt g4 am un unPftLlY lpt mney n ey takenvvIUi taken illit i11rc1ieh reach reachl00 b blOO
l00 QQQi lQQ t f 1
badly lacerated 1 ace rated She had apparently apparentlyclutched app apparemnhyclutched rently rentlyclutched
clutched at the murderous knife The Themurder Themurder Themurder
murder was discovered by a s milkman milkmanwho mlUm1lWwho milkmenwho
who called at the house hou e to get f t milk milkWhen utflkWhen nsIikWhen
When officers reached the house bou e no notrace notraCe notraae
trace of the husband could be found foundbut touDCIbut foundbut
but an abandoned suit of his clothes clotheswas clotheswas dothieswas
was found much smeared with blQpd blQpdLater bl9 bI id idLater d dLater
Later It was learned from f a rural maticarrier mail mailcarrier tI tIcarrier
carrier that McWHllamshadbeea Icnlla naluul bee been seen seenon seenon esn esnon
on his way wa to Independence this aft afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
ernoon and that he had coolly told the thecarrier thecarrf thecarrier
carrier carrf r that his family famUyhad had been killed killedHe kUlBdHe killedHe
He came into Independence by a cir circuitous aircuitous oWcuitous ¬
cuitous rdute and was not found until untilthis untilthis untilthis
this evening eveningLAND eveningLAND eveningLAND
S
LAND DEPARTMENT IS ISBEING ISBEING ISBEINGINVESTIGATED
BEING BEINGINVESTIGATED BEINGINVESTIGATEDSpecial INVESTIGATED INVESTIGATEDSpecial INVESrIGA ED
Special to The Herald HeraldBoise lIeraldBoise HeraldBoise
Boise Ida Nov 24 24A A meeting rneetingkfts rneetingkftsbeen eeting hRB hRBbeen h1u h1ubeen
been called of the committee of the thehouse thehouse thinhouse
house to investigate the state land de department department department ¬
partment Representative Hugh HughFrance HughFrance ugh ughFrance
France of Wardner Wardnerand and Representative RepresentativeC
C C Moore MoorS of St Anthony arrived arrivedhere arrivedhere arrivedhere
here tonightin tonIght In response to the call callTheir Q1ITheil
Their appearance was the first intima intimation intimation ¬
tion that a meetingwas meeting wan tobe to be hold heldThe holdThe holdThe
The call was issued some some days d s ago by byChairman byChairman hiChairman
Chairman Powers of this thl county countyThere c osuutyThere UDU UDUJherc
There are two other membeas mcmbNhave membes1ho membes1hohave Isho Ishohave
have not n t arrived This committee was wasnamed usnamed
named at the last session to make u1ftkeinvestigation an aninvestigation n ninvestigation
investigation of the status of the land landgrants laQdgrants humidgrants
grants and the management of the thefunds tbefunds thefunds
funds arising therofrom Jt did didget tfot tfotget Qt Qtget
get together during the session and andwas andw l1d l1dwas
was was w authorized d to sit after adjourn adjournmijnV ndjQur ndjQurimlntIt adjourmtnt
mijnV imlntIt mtnt It was nams named IWCauseVf 13ius f aU aUgallons ulh ulhtf allttions
gallons ttions tf r that the grantsfkrut gran grantnfl < tfltIt I fun f lUl Us 4 nad nadbecome nJQDcc ndbcmc
become Dcc me inextricably eonfusudv contu ttk

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