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Established June 6 1870 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH THURSDAY Y DECEMBER 28 1905 Price Pri e Five Cents Leadin Copper in ore casting 350 iSc New per per York153Tii York51 pound poundLeadin po n l 11 r
THOUSANDS OF OFTROOPS OFTROOPS
TROOPS AT HAND HANDGovernment HANDILfJovernment HANDovernment
Government overnment Expects to Crush the Re Eehellion Rebellion Rebellion
bellion at Moscow MoscowBLOODSHED MoscowBLOODSHED Moscowl MoscowBLOODSHED
l
BLOODSHED IN PROVINCES PROVINCESCONDITIONS PROVINCESCONDITIONS PROVINCESCONDITIONS
CONDITIONS SHOW LITTLE LITTLEiMATE LITTLEiMATERIAL MATE MATERIAL MATERIAL ¬
RIAL CHANGE CHANGESt
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+ St Petersburg Dec 27 1136 p pmThere pmThere + f fm
+ m mThere There is no further news ne neI newsfrom + 4from
I + from Moscow Mosco tonight The Asso + f flf
lf 1 + elated Press correspondent c rl spondent there theresuoceeded + f ff
+ 4 f succeeded in getting the St Petersburg Pe Feter8burg +
+ tersburg bureau by telephone this thisevening thist +
t + evening but he had only uttered utteredthe + f
t 14 + the words I am going to tell you youa4iorrible + f
H r + ahorrible story when he was cut cutotTo cutI + f
> 4 off Since then nothing has been beenI beenhoird + f
I 4 + heard from the correspondent correspondentI + f fj4
j4 I t + The Semlnovsky regiment of ofhr oft ofguards +
+ guards was dispatched to Moscow MoliCowby Moscowby +
hr + by train tonight This is consid considred considered 4 4f4 +
f4 t + ered red ed rather ominous ominousST ominoust +
+ t 4 + 4 ± + 4 + 4 + + tt + 4 + 44 + + + + 4 4rc + + + + + t ± t ts +
rc To T PETERSBURG Dee 27 5 p m mA mA ms
s ST s t A brief message from Moscow of oftodays oftodays oftodays
todays date says that th t troops with withartillery withartillery witharttIlety
artillery are pouring into the city but butthat butthat butthat
that the situation has not greatly greatlychanged gr Teatlychnnged t1y t1yChnnged
Chnnged The revolutionists hold por portions portions partIOfl3 ¬
tions of the MoscowKazan road roadDesultory roadDesultory roadDesultory
Desultory firing is taking place The TheurilUwy Themilttnry Themflitcry
urilUwy ptrols are engaged In inI guerilla guerillai
i warfare with the revolutionists who are areseeking areeekJng areecking
seeking refuge on the roofs of houses housesanQ housesIIanQ houaesW
anQ W In the narow thoroughfares thoroughfaresAnother thoroughfaresAnother thoroughfaresAnother
Another message mOo sae from Moscow says saysthat saysthat saysthat
that during the night the artillery artlller artlllerI artillerywol
1 worked wol V ed at destroying destro ing the barricades barricadesThe bnrrlcadesI
I The revolutionists r6V lutionists this message mas nge says saysaro ay ayare QySaro
aro divided into three armies armps the thexfirSt theHlrt ther
xfirSt r r consisting of SOO mn m m armed with withtrifles withbiDes withLrIfie3
trifles and pikes is operating between betweenMoscow betweenMuscow betweent
t Moscow and Perovo using the railroad railroadwhlcTi railroadwbtn railroadvblth
whlcTi it controls 1tcontrols Artillery and cavalry cavalryarfe cavalryar
I ant ar being employed emp oyed against this force forceWomen forceWomen forceWomen
Women In the Ranks RanksThe RanksThe RanksThsecond
The Thsecond second army is armed especial especially ¬
ly with with bombs and revolvers and is iscomposed IslOmpolOd Iscompowd
composed of a ti thousand persons in inwhoso inwhoso Inwboso
whoso ranks are many women who dis display disI display ¬
play not only bravery br bri wy Y but ferocity ferocityThis teroclty1hts fQroeltyThs
I This force or H operating opera Un In the region regionrbttoeen regI reIoubteen l lbritween
rbttoeen Sadovta district a 1rvt tdet and th the J Je Je1sh Jew Jewjiah ow owt
jiah t 1sh h market It has many barricades barricadesto Unnlca lMrr1cadprevent s
11 to prevent the passage of troops and andfjs andr andr5 >
fjs r operating in small groups and is at ntrtaQ1dng atiaodng ¬
tacking patrols When pressed these theserevolutionist theserrevolutlonistll theserevolut1onist
rrevolutlonistll revolutionist disappear into alleys and andhouses andhouses andlouses
houses Artillery cavalry and infantry infantryare
are used against this body bodyThe bodyThe bodyThe
The third and largest army is oper operating operating operating ¬
ating in the region between the Brest Brestrailroad Btestra I
Jt railroad ra road station and the triumphal triumphalle triumphalgte
g gte le e It also has many barricades and andte andi1s andis
i1s te engaged in guerilla tactics making makingIt
1t It difficult for or the troops to enclose It Itome Itome Itomo
ome of o the barricades were battered battereddown battereddo battereddown
down do n by artillery but they were re reerected reETPcted reerected
erected by the survivors survivorsThe surhOlSThe survivorsThe
The school where the Moscow oseow revolu revolutonary ltw1lutonary ipvluVonary
tonary committee held its sessions has hasbeen hasbttn hasbeen
been destroyed d but the committee man managed managed managed ¬
aged to escane escaneThe eBCRDeThe escaneThe I
The Engineers union here has just justreceived justreelved justreceived
received news from revolutionary revolutionarysources ltolutlonnrysoorcea revolutionarysairces
sources at Moscow that the Rostoff Rostoffregiment Ro Ilostoffregiment toft toftregiment
regiment has joined the revolutionists revolutionistsMercilessly revolutionistsMercilessly revolutionistsMercilessly
Mercilessly Put Down DownIn Downn DownIn
In n spite of the bad prospects here the theleaders thetbders thelders
leaders of the revolutionists are con continuing continuing contlnulng ¬
tinuing their desperate efforts to bring bringon
on 11 a general conflict onfUct At Kharkoff yes yesterday yesterda yesterday ¬
terday the flag of armed revolt was wasraised wasraised as asr1
raised r1 sed but according to reports the thetroops thetlOopS thetroops
troops which had been been1argely largely rein reinforced reinffced reintrced ¬
forced put down the outbrealc merci mercissly mercilgsl
lgsl 1 ssly The members of the socalled socalledprovincial socaUedprovincial socalledprovincial
provincial government composed of oftwentytwo ottwentytwo oftwentytwo
twentytwo delegatea which had been beensitting beensitting
sitting 1 ttlng here were captured early in the theday thedi theV
V day di and later when the red flag was wasraised wasrai wasraised
raised rai d and barricades were erected erectedaround eretedaround erectedaround
around the Keif Helfrlth rich engine works workswhich worlesv workshich
v which hkh armed revolutionists were hold holding holding holding ¬
ing cannon were brought up and the therevolutionists theTPoluUont thervoIutionIta
revolutionists ts were given ten minutes minutesin
in which to surrender They then sent sentout sentout sentout
out an emissary emis ary who was seized by bythe bytlf byte
the military commander who ho then gave gavetiie gavet gavetue
tiie t i1 > command to the artillery to open openfire openflre openfire
fire on the works which were ere literally literallybattered literallYbathred literallybttred
battered down over the heads of the therevolutionists theTt thertvolutionists
revolutionists Tt Yolutlonl ts The latter although althoughunable altboughunable althoughunable
unable to make a defense defen held h ld out un unt unt untl
t tl a l threequarters of their number were wereKilled wereti11fOd werei1led
Killed i1led or wounded when the remnant remnantl7
137 men surrendered surrenderedMistchenko surrenderedMistchenko surrenderedMlstchenko
Mistchenko at atMOscow atMOscowLieutenant Moscow MoscowLieutenant MoscowLieutenant
Lieutenant General Mtstchenko who whocommanded whoCommanded whocommanded
commanded a Cosaack Co sack brigade in Man Manc 1fanhuria Minur1a
c huria during the RussoJapanese e war warhas warhas warlies
has arrived at t Moscow and may ma o have havetaken bavetaken havetaken
taken over the command Qf the troops troopsthere troopsthpre troopsthere
there He had a narrow 1 escape pe from fromcapture fromJ fromcpture
capture J pture by b the revolutionists reolqtio rerolqtIoIsts Ists at St StAndrews StAndrews StAndrews
Andrews monastery on pie he e outskirts outskirtsof
of the th city where here the railroad r4llroad Uroad track trackwas trackwas trackwas
was blocked by barricades of freight freightand freightand freightand
and passenger p senger cars The general and andtuo andt andto
tuo t members of his staff mana managed d to toget tc tcget tpget
get a sleigh and reach Moscow by bymaking liymaking 1irmaking
making a wide detour but fifty officer officerreturning offlceI1l offlceI1lrpturning omcezreturning
returning from fro Manchuria who war wart wttr6lft wartIft
Mt behind were were captured and forced forcedto force
to give up their arms They begged to tobp tobe
be allowed to keep the gold swords giv givf gl glfil
f fil a them tht > m for bravery bMtVe but the revolu ¬
tionists tl nists refused refu N1 their request requestMinor requestMinor
Minor collisions between the troopp trooPtsand trcopeond
and strikers of whom there are al almost 11mOtlt tl tlmost ¬
most 50000 still out are ar taking pic picconstantly viaeconstantly plaej plaejconstantly
constantly in I St Petersburg Cossack Cossackpatrols COIISckpatrols Cossackpatrols
patrols are charging and dispersing dispersingworkmen dillfetSll1grkmen diaperslngIs
Is workmen rkmen whenever they the collect collectFjfty coneclFJfty collectFifty
Fjfty Persons Killed KilledThe KilledThp KilledThe
The njosj no serious affairs occurred at atthe atthe t tthe
the Narva gate and un n the Moikg ca canal con31 ennal ¬
nal in whfMtKtar whi1v1tt > Praan erso118 wit1t weca t3tI1ed t3tI1edor ned lliedor nedor
or wounded Automatic A ttmaUc guns have bean beenmounted beanmounted beanmounted
mounted on the bridge over the Fon Fontinka Fantlnkn Fontinka
tinka canal from which they thQ can cansweep eansweep cansweep
sweep the Nevsky N Prospect in either eitherdirection eitherIHrection eitherillrectiofl1
direction and also both ways of the thecanal theanal thecanal
canal Thje Th battoir battDJ Js j enclosed in a arollapsitili aCoUapslQ1j seollapsU
rollapsitili eollapsU ahed IpL oiqr e not to attract attracttoo attracttoo attracttoo
too much attention attentionFollowing I1ttenUonFoUowlng nttentlonFollowing >
Following the example of the author authorJtles authorlUes authorItles
Jtles at Moscow about half hltl the police policeof
of St Petersburg are now armed with withrifles withritles withrifles
rifles and the unwonted spectacle of ofpolicemen ofpolicemen ofpolicemen
policemen with bayopets pn their heir elr Rifles Riflesf rUlosadds LIfioSadds
adds t to hppbIja nU Jl9fllnm Jl9fllnmi aInIflp aInIflpC
f i Continued C ntnu nInued d on on onPage Page p g 2
TODAYS HERALD HERALDFROM HERALDFROM HERALDFROM
FROM NEW PRESS PRESSIs
Is First Regular Edition to Be Set Tip Tipand Upand ujand
and Printed With Late Equipment EquipmentCOLOR EquipmentCOLOR EquipmentCOLOR
COLOR TEST IS SUCCESSFUL SUCCESSFULSHQWN SUCCESSFULSHpWN SUCCESSFULSHQWN
SHQWN THAT NEW YEARS PA PAPER PAPER PAPER ¬
PER WILL BEBI6 SUCCESS SUCCESSODAYS SUCC SUCCESST SS SST
ODAYS Herald comes from f om the new newpress newpress newpress
T
press just installed by the Hoe Hoecompany Hoecompany Hoecompany
company pfv Of New York in the re recentlycompleted recentlycompleted recentlycomploted ¬
centlycompleted Herald building It is isthe isthe isthe
the first edition of The Salt Lake Her Herald Herald HeraId ¬
ald to come from this the most modern modernpress modernpress modernpress
press between Denver and San Francis Francisco ¬
co All linotyping Uno typing and typesetting in infact infact infact
fact every step in the mechanical de department depnrtmnt department ¬
partment was in the new building buildingMoving buildingMoving buildingMoving
Moving of linotype machines began at S Soclock Soclock Soclock
oclock Tuesday Tu sday morning and by 4 p pm pm pm
m the entire battery batter of eight each eachweighing eachweighJn eachwelghjng
weighing over one ton was in position positionand pOiiltionand positionand
and electrical connections with indi individual indidual mdividual ¬
vidual dual motors completed As 6 5 p m mTuesday nlTucadny mTuesday
Tuesday the linotype machines were wererunning wererunning wererunning
running runningCopy runningCopy runningCopy
Copy for yester yesterys 1YS > ys Herald was wastypewritten wastypewritten wastypewritten
typewritten in the od 1d building and andtaken andtaken andtaken
taken to the linotype machines in the thenew thenew th thflew
new building the matrices were made madethere mad madthere madtthere
there brought back to the old quar quarters quartels quartern ¬
tern for casting and printed on the old oldpress oldpress oldpress
press pressPrior pressPrior pressPrior
Prior to running off todays Herald Heralda
a test was made of the color equip equipment equipmelt equipmept ¬
melt of the new press in order to in insure Insure Insure ¬
sure perfect satisfaction In the print ¬
ing of the New Years edition The Thecolor Th Thcolor Thecolor
color toot was 8 successful in every way
That the test on todays regular regularedition regullLredition rogularedition
edition was a 8 success is hardly neces necessary nacessary nec necnary ¬
sary to say sa The new n w Hoe press built builtespecially builtespeclnl1y builtespecially
especially for The Herald can print
24000 copies of papers of todays size sizeper sizeper sizeper
per hour hourAGREEMENT
4 4AGREEMENT18 < a 4 4AGREEf
AGREEMENT AGREEf ENT IS I SIINEOIndians SIGNED SISNEDI SISNEDIndians SIGNEDIndians I I
Indians on the Colville Reservation ReservationWilling ReservationWilling
Willing That the South SouthII Half HalfSpokane 1taifsl1 lf lfJ1
sl1 J1 l Be e l1en ened enedSp I ISp
Spokane Sp kline Vsk Was DIet DIt ST trA lA A S spacki mt t tthe b btIte tthe >
the SpokesmanReview from Miles MileaWash MilesWab lI1eaWash
Wash sciyg sciygCession
Cession of t Indian lands on the soirth soirthhalf SIOtKhhalt otth otthhalf
half of the ColvIIIe reservation to th thgovernment the tlegovernm thegovernment
government governm nt is agreed a eed to by the tribesmen tribesmenon
on the Colville Indian reservation The Thefact Thefact
fact was made public today that 450 adult adultIndians adultIndians adultInd4ana
Indians had ha signed the agreement agreementTo
To make the agreement binding bindiR not less lessthan le98than lessthan
than 3W signatures were ncessary butMajor but butinspector butMajor
Major James McLauhl1n rcLau h1fn sl specIal > ecial Indian IndianInspectJr IndianInspector
inspector and Captain John McA CA Web Webster Webster Vebster ¬
ster U S S A Indian agent clinched the theagreement theagreement theagreement
agreement by securing 100 signatures over overthe overthe overthe
the necessary number numberThe numberloh numberThe
The loh agreement which must be ratified ratifiedby ratlricdby ratifiedby
by congress to make it binding includes includesthe Includesthe Includesthe
the payment of a 8 million dollars to the theIndians theIndlanR theIndians
Indians for lands already ceded on the thenorth thenorth thenorth
north half provides that allotments of ofeighty ofeighty
eighty acres shall be made from lanJs lanJsof lenino1
of o1 the south half to landless Indians on onthe onthe onthe
the reservation further provides that the theproceeds thepoceeds theproceeds
proceeds from the sale of the remaining remaininglands lftmaininglands remaininglandS
lands shall be 1 > 8 held in trust for the In Indians Indlans Indians ¬
dians and the interest thereon at 4 1 per percent percent > er ercent
cent shall be expended for their improve improvement improvemert Improvemert ¬
mert that mineral lands shall not be in included included ineluded ¬
cluded in the allotments of sales having havingalready havingalr havingalready
already alr c1y been thrown open to location locationMORMON locationOdD locationMORMON
OdD OdDMORMON
MORMON APOSTLES APOSTLESAT APOSTLESATKIRTLAND
AT ATKIRTLAND KIRTLAND OHIO OHIOCleveland OHIOCleveland
+ 4 Cleveland Dec 27 27A A delega t1 lelegation lega legaUon +
+ lion of twentynine high Mor Mormon Mormon +
4 + mon dignitaries headed by byf byPresident byPresident +
+ f President Joseph F Smith Smithpas Smithpassed + f ff
+ f passed pas ed through here today in a aprivate aprivate +
+ 4 private car on a a pilgrimage to tof toKirtland toHirtland +
+ f Kirtland 0 the birthplace of off ofMormonism ofMormonism +
+ Mormonism They had been on onf ona ona +
+ f a trip to Vermont to dedicate a amonument amonument + ff
+ f monument to the memory of Jo JoSEph Joseph + f
+ seph Smith founder of the sect sectand sectand +
4 + and were ere on their way back to toSnIt toSolt +
4 + Salt Lake City Clt They spent the theda theday 4 +
+ day da at Kirtland and left tonight tonighttor +
4 for Chicago Chicagot ChicagoJEROMES + 4H
H t t 4 H t + + t + H + t f f + H + Mo 4if 4ifJEROMES + + + + + + + + + + + +
o c cJEROMES
JEROMES PLURALITY PLURALITYGREATLY PLURALITYGREATLY PLURALITYGREATLYINCREASED
GREATLY GREATLYINCREASED GREATLYINCREASEDNe INCREASED INCREASEDNow
Now No York Dee 27 27District District Attor Attorney Attorne Attorney ¬
ney ne Jeromes plurality was increased increasedby increasedrnerly
by Wiftrly ii arly 5000 over the lioHco olIce returns returnsmads returnsma returnsmade
made ma < 1tt on election ele tion night by the ofiicial ofiicialreturns mctall0tU fIlcIalrGtuns
returns l0tU rGtuns s made on election night by the theofficial theotftdal theofficial
official returns r turns made public today by bytHa b bUfa bythe
the board of elections His plurality pluralityis
is 15064 instead of 11460 as originally originallyprlated orlgfnnl1printed orlglnahlypriated
printed prlatedTliis printedThis priatedThis
This gain aln was the rcculr l ulr of correc corrections corrtctJOD8 correctioss ¬
tions made by the le hoard of canvassers canvassersand eanvassersand eaiivassersand
and the counting lountin = of soculled void and andprotested andprotested andprotested
protested ballots bfore b fore Justice Glego Glegorich Glegorith Glegerich
rich
OE O OCHARGED
CHARGED WITH MURDER MURDERWilliam MURDERWilliam MURDERWilliam
William A Carter Under Arrest at atDes atDes atDes
Des Moines Iowa IowaD IowaDee
D Dee Ttfolnes la Dec ST 1 SLWlliiam William A
Carter a professional prote slonal bondman oondlN AJ1 was ar arrested arrMted arrested
rested today on an Indictment charging
him with tho murder of Edward J Cres Cresaert Cressert Cressert
sert a farmer living south of Des Desi DeosMoines DesMoles
Moines i who t was ahot through 11 11dow the win window window
dow of his homo Greaser was last seen seenalive seanaJive seoiialive
alive on Oct 2 Since that time the mur ¬
der has remained a mystery Carters Cartersmother Cartersmother Cartersmother
mother owns a farm adjoining the Ores Gressei GreaseI Oresae
sei property and it t Is charged that a de desire deslr desire ¬
sire slr to own wn the Greaser tract on the part partof partof Pftrtof
of Carter te responsible for the murder
Carter claimed at the tlm time of the murder mWd r
that he h had been b > n negotiating for pr 0 the thetor
Gre Greaser st > r farm Bail was refuseu rofuseI anti Car Carter Cartor
tor Is confined in the county jail jailVICTIM jailO jailVJCTIM jailVICTIM
O <
VICTIM OF PNEUMONIA PNEUMONIADenver PNEUMO PNEUMONIADenver IA IADanver
Denver Dec 27 27John John H Phillips a awoll awell aWoll
woll known newspaper man died hero
tonight of pneumonia He leaves a widow widowand wIdowand widowand
and one child childLOAN c1 childLOAN lld
C > 0 0LOAN
LOAN PLACED IN BERLIN BERLINSt
St Petersburg Dee 27 21Tbo 7tlj Tho ju hujtk ulk of
tmindK tlftr tIf saw poteQ trflfeg tV LblnaajriAii 1t Q l1JU In b bi pffloaa Ul b7i by
the fisrnn banttlng ball n1l1IQU0 hougo of Mendels Mendelssahn ende1s ende1sL endeIsohn
sahn L k
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i r A AWelcomeVisitor Welcome Visitor iii
CITY IS HEAVY LOSER LOSERSince LOSERNtw
Ntw pw Y ltolt tduf Poet 42S 42SSince 2Sl5S 2Sl5SSince
Since It Began Operating Stat Staten Staten
en Island Ferry EerryNew FerryNew PerryNew
New York Dec 27 271101 For the privilege privilegeof prlrfle < < Q Qof
of owning its own ferry to Staten Island Islandthe Islnndtte islandthe
the City of New York is paying more than thanMIO
600 a day that being bein the daily excess of ofexpenses ofexpenses ofexpenses
expenses over receipts in the seven sevenweeks sevenweeks sevenweeks
weeks since the city took control From FromOct FromOct FromOct
Oct 25 to Dec IS the total expenses were were1O1358
107358 and the raceipts 78400 This leaves leavesa leav s sa
a loss of 2S9SS or 586 a a day da for the fifty fiftyfour tfttrfour fiftyfour
four days covered by the statement statementIncrease statementIncrease statementIncrease
Increase In the number of men em employed employed employed ¬
ployed on the boats increase in the theamount theamount theamount
amount of wages as compared with the therate therate therate
rate paid when the ferry was under pri private private privatc ¬
vate ownership together with a 3 reduc reduction reduction roduction ¬
tion of onethird in the number of hours hoursof hoursof hoursof
of labor necessitating three shifts instead insteadof
of two are chiefly responsible for the thedeficit thttd th thdeficit
deficit deficitThus d deficitThus fjclt fjcltThus
Thus far the number of passengers car carried carried carned ¬
ried since the city assumed control has hasaveraged lIasaveraged hasaveraged
averaged 28038 a day As the city did didnot didnot didnot
not begin operating the ferry until after afterthe afterthe afterthe
the excursion season was over over it is be believed believed believed ¬
lieved that this average will be largely largelyincreased largelyincreased largelyincreased
increased for the year because of the theincrease theincrease theincrease
increase of travel during June July and andAugust andAugust andAugust
August The old boats had a record of ofcarrying ofc ofcarrying
carrying c 95000 passengers in a single day dayRIGHT da dao dayRIGHT
o IS 0 0RIGHT
RIGHT BY BYALTA ALTA ALT A CLUB CLUBC
C J Thomas Jr Runs Away When WhenHe WhenHe WhenHe
He Is Accosted by Man With WithMask WithMask WithMask
Mask MaskCharles MaskCharles MaskCharles
Charles J Thomas jr 240 Brigham Brighamstreet Brighamstreet Brighamstreet
street was accosted by a man who com commanded commanded cornmanded ¬
manded him to hold up his hands about
830 oclock last night in frpnt of the theAlta theA1ta theAlta
Alta club Thomas bolted up Brigham Brighamstreet Brighamstreet Brighamstreet
street The fellow made np attempt to tostop tostop tostop
stop him 11lmand and disappeared downState downStatestreet down State Statestreet Statestreet
street He wore a black mask mas over his hiseyes hiseyes hiseyes
eyes but displayed no gun gunMr gunMr gunMr
Mr Thomas who is an employe of the theClayton theCla theClayton
Clayton Cla ton Music company was going home homewhen homewhen homewhen
when he met the man He was walking walkingrapidly walkingrapldl walkingrapidly
rapidly when the fellow stepped out in infront infront Infront
front of him The highwayman higl1wa mun ordered orderedhim orderedhim orderedhim
him in a low voice to put up his hands handsand handsand handsand
and had one hand in his coat pocket pocketThomas pocketThomas pocketThomas
Thomas waited no further developments developmentsHe
He shot past and ran neajrly to the Uni University University University ¬
versity club before he looked back The Theholdup Theboldup Theholdup
holdup had disappeared Thomas could couldl couldive couldgive
give ive only a meager do description l cljptlon tn < < nn of the thenan thenan U Unan
nan and al1 aid id not report it to the police policeWRECKED polleeCI3I policeWRECKED
CI3I 0 0WRECKED
WRECKED BY LIGHTNING LIGHTNINGGovernment LIGHTNINGGovernment LIGHTNINGGovernment
Government Weather Station at atNorthhead atNorthhead atNorthhead
Northhead Wash Destroyed DestroyedAstoria DestroyedAstoria DestroyedAstoria
Astoria pra Ore Dec 27 iThe The news has just justbeen just1MKm justbeen
been received leceived hero that the government governmentweather governmentweather governmentweather
weather station at Northhend Wash rash was waswrecked woswrecked waswrecked
wrecked by lightning Tuesday fucs ay afternoon afternoonOperator afternoonOperator afternoonOperator
Operator Kellmer was knocked senseless senselesstemporarily senselesstemporarily senselesstemporarily
temporarily the meteorological instru instrument instrument instrumoat ¬
ment destroyed the house set on fire and andevery nnd6VE andevery
every 6VE > ry pane of glass in the building shat shattered shattered shattered ¬
tered The telephone instruments fere ferebroken verebroken ere erebroken
broken Into dozens of pieces Ieces and the nicKel nlckeifixtures nicKelfjxtufe nickelfixtures
fixtures melted The wires wereburned wereburnedand wore burned burnedand burnedand
and twisted from the building down own to tothe totbe tothe
the cables leading to Fort Stevens The TheOre Thefire Thetire
Ore was extinguished but it will be nec nectBftary neceBNry necsary
tBftary sary to reconstruct t the whole establish establishment ostabUshmont establishmeat ¬
mont
O
INCREASE IS SMALL SMALLMontreal SMALLMontreal SMALLontreal
Montreal ontreal Dec 27 27Tbe The negotiations n > Ifo Ifotween 110tveen hotreen
tween a committee commU p representing the track trackmen traclmen trackmen ¬
men men of tile Canadian Pacific railway and andthe andthe andthe
the officials ofn lals of the company regarding the thewage th thWBge tlWwage
wage schedules ended > ld d today The result resultIs resultla
Is an increase in the aggregate to the themen themen themen
men employed In this department departmentamounting depnrtmantamOlnUng departmentamounting
amounting to 125000 In general eneral it rep represents ropr rapresents ¬
resents r ts an increase of 5 cents a day to totha toUta tothe
the section man and 10 cents to the Ioremen foremen fore foremn
men The he increase will apply appl to all the thelines theUt8 thelines
lines from Port William to the Atlantic Atlanticcoast Atlanticcoast AtlanticcoasL
coast
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KILLED BY TRAIN TRAINBloomlngten TRAINnloomlnJ TRAINBlnomlagten
Bloomlngten nloomlnJ n HI Dec STnHariy 21HarryCol 21HarryCol11aOl CoK CoKllaon Col Colljon
11aOl llaon a prominent banker at Rantoul and andTnoma andJ
Tnoma 1 J homaamro jaro was Wft < > atmiclc by atrain a tra1nlllat tra1nlllatl1homasboro traiiatihomasboro at atJJhomasboro
JJhomasboro lat night and instantly instantlyrailed
railed killedr
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WING FOR THE E1 COURTS TO DECIDE DECIDEChicago DECIDEChicago
4 4lli
Chicago lli Beard afd of Trawl T Trade d vi Will R fTot t All Allow Vi fradi Trading JWp in1B1and in1B1andOff ll id idtOrtars
Offers Off rs Until UntIl an Opinion Has Been Handed Down Downin
in Puts and Calls Case
fyHICAGt Doc 27 27T The h lbO board ard of ofi oftrade
CHICAOO
i 1 trade today frowned upon the thfttrading thetla thebaIng
trading tla ing in bide bid aad offers offerswhich offerswhich offerswhich
which haye teen en adopted ag a substitutes substitutesfor zbstitutes zbstitutesfor
for puts and calls since those priv privileges privIloges prlv1leges ¬
ileges were abolished abolishedThe a1JoIlshedTile abolishedTue
The trading In bids and offers offershas offershas ofershas
has been conducted in the tli smoking smokingroom sm smokingroom kingr kingrroom
room of the Board of Trade Tra e Building Buildingafter Quildingafter lu1ldingafter
after the close of the regular market marketToday markctloday markettoday
Today when a crowd of brokers at attempted attempted 1t 1ttempted ¬
tempted to eater the room they found foundtheir foundtheir foundtheir
their way barred by a number of ush ushers ushers iishera ¬
ers who informed them that the real realestate realestate realestate
estate committee of the board had de decided decided decided ¬
cided today that there will be no more moretrading moretrading moretrading
trading In bids and offers in the theBoard theBoard theBoard
Board of Trade building A large
t A I I ASHINGTON Dec 27 27Through Through her hermanager hermanagera hervv
W vv manager S M r and Lee Shubert ShubertSarah ShubertSarah ShubertSarah
Sarah Bernhardt the actress who whoIs whois whoIs
Is on a farewell to tour r of this country to today 00day today ¬
day appealed to M Juaseraud the French Frenchambassador Frenchambassador Frenchambassador
ambassador to protest pro teat against what hue slieterms hueterms 811eterms
terms a discrimination of Q the socalled socalledtheatrical socalledtheatrical socalledtheatrical
theatrical syndicate iI ndicate against agalnsther her as a citi citizen citizen citiZen ¬
zen of France Charles W Strjne gen general general gencml ¬
eral representative of Mme Bernhardt Bernhardtwho Bernhaxdtwho Bornhardtwho
who came to this city from New York to today today today ¬
day for the purpose of conferring couf rrlng with withthe withthe withthe
the ambassador He represented represfl f1 c1 that thattho thatthocommercial the thecommercial thecommercl411
commercial interests were Wer against the ac actress actress actress ¬
tress because of the opposition of her hermanagers herrnnnagars hcrmanagers
managers to the socalled syndicate and andthat andthat andthat
that the alleged discrimination barring barringher barringher barringher
her from theatres in inlexas Texas and Louisiana
CAPITAL NEWS SUIT SUITSheridan SUITc SUITSheridan SUITSheridan c
Sheridan and Brady Tell Their Sto Stories stories Stories ¬
ries on the Stand StandSpecial Stando StandoSpecial StandSpecial
Special to The Herald HeraldBoise HeraldBoise HeraldBoise
Boise Ida Dec 27 27Tho Tho famous suit of ofH ofR ofH
H SShertdan S Sholidanagnlntl SherIdan against J H Brady Brad chair chairman chllirman chairman ¬
man of the Republican state committee committeecameon commlttecnme committeecame
cameon came on for trial today todaySheridan todaySheridan todaySheridan
Sheridan seeks to have Brady restrained restrainedfrom restrainedfrom restrainedfrom
from vothing the stock stocltof of Capital NewR NewRwhich NeWRwhich Newnwhich
which ha holds this having been en scoured scouredin
in connection with a loan made rn de by Mr MrBrady MrBrody MrErady
Brady to the Democratic organ The Thaplaintiff Tn Tnl ThelIftintlff
plaintiff l > put Mr r Brady on the stand first firstH firstHt firstHe
H Ht testified t8 titted briefly that th t he had intended intendedto
to aid the he paper not to toinjUle injuie it Mr MrSheridan MrSheridan MrSherldah
Sheridan who is now In sole oe control of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the paper then took the < stand and was wasin wasIn wasIn
in the stand all day without completing completinghis
his testimony He gave his stde of the thestory thetcry thestory
story In detail and was then passed over overto overto overto
to the Brady attorneys who want into all allthe alltho al althe
the details of the history of the thepaper paper on oncrossexajfctnatlQn orl orlcro oncroasexU
crossexajfctnatlQn cro croasexU se uminaUcm Sheridans story was wasto w wasto s sto
to the th affect tlavt his stock had boon l > 9 m < se secured secured socured ¬
cured by misrepresentation by yhis his hssoci hssocietes hssoaiptes hssocirtes
etes that they tI ey did not tell him ini who had had4jD ho1j htdIt
4jD j and that t aChe ne did not learn MrBrady MrBradyhad Mr J3r I3ra Iy Iyhad y ybad
had it until he insisted that it be re returned returned roturned ¬
turned ao tu3agreed agreed He was then toM by byMr byfr
Mr fr Fisher one of his associates associat that thatMr hat hatMr 1tatMr
Mr Brady Bm had it and that it wouldnot wouldnotbe wOtld not notbe notbe
be returned returnedNEW
It Et 6 6NEW
NEW w CABINET FQRMEP FQRMEPt FQRMEPrjjlsbpn F FOJRMED44ebpn MEP MEPTlsbon
rjjlsbpn Dec 2L nJ A newcabinet 11owcabll1 IIOYi t t was wasformed Wa3o wanfoed
formed o II 11 today t ny under th the premiership of ofLuciano otLUCIDnOu ofLucibno
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crowd of brokers immediately ad adjourned adjourned adjourned ¬
journed to the rear re r of the building buildingwhera buildingwhcr buildingwhere
where whcr the trade was commenced In and andaround andaround andaroupd
around the rear door of the first floor floorThe floorThe floorThe
The u ushers her again compelled them to tomove tomove tomove
move and finally th dealers in bids bidsand bid bidIlnd bidsand
and offers hastened < l across the street streetand streetand streetand
and rented a vacant room on La Salle Sallestreet Sanestreet Sallestreet
street within a few minutes walk of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Board pf Trace Traaebuildillg building where wherethey wherethey wherethey
they resumed resum d trading
President Jackson of the board of oftrade oftrade oftrade
trade said We eo simply deemed it ad advisable advJsable advisabhe ¬
visable to discontinue the trading trndingJn trndingJntbls in inthis inthis
this building until action has been tak taken taken taken ¬
en by the court defining bids and andoffers a11doffers andoffers
offers The action taken this after afternopn afternoon afternogn
noon does doesnot not mean that the board has hasdefinitely hasde hasdeflldtelydeclded
definitely de deflldtelydeclded t ltely decided decl d to abandon the trad trading tradin tradins ¬
ins in
BERNHARDT AFTER THE SYNDICATE SYNDICATEGreat
Great French Actress Has Appealed to Ambassador Jusserand Jusserandat JusserandatWas
at atWas Washington ington to Protest Against Alleged AllegedDiscrimenatien AllegedDiscrlmenation AllegedDiscrlmcnation1
Discrimenatien
rr
not only affected her buta but butalarge a large num ¬
ber of French people in New Orleans
Attention was wa called to the John Doe Doeproceedings Doeproceodings Doeproceedings
proceedings now being brought against againstthe 1galnstthe againsttime
the socalled syndicate in New Yrk by
District Attorney Jerome and M 1 Jusser Jusserand Jusserand Jusserand ¬
and was asked to voice in those proceed ¬
tugs a a protest against the alleged discrim ¬
ination against the actress actressMr actre actreesMr s sMr
> Mr Strino alleged that the actress was wasoriginally wasorIginally wasoriginally
originally booked in syndicate theatres
but that the latter recently withdrew withdrewthose wthdrewthQse withdrewthose
those bookings and urged that the French Frenchauthorities Frenchauthorities Frenchauthorities
authorities protest against such an ac action actIon action ¬
tion tionAmbassador tIonAmbaBst1dor tionAmbassador
Ambassador Jusserand asked for a com complete complett camplete ¬
plete record of o the case and stated that thathe thathe thathe
he will then review the matter with a aview 3view aview
view to possible instructions to the theFrench theFrench theFrench
French consul In New York to take any anyaction anyRction anyaction
action the latter may deem expedient
CITED FOR CONTEMPT CONTEMPTRailroad CONTEMPTRailroad CONTEMPTRailroad
Railroad President Disobeyed the theCourts theCourts theCourts
Courts Injunction InjunctionPortland InjunctionPortland i iPortland
Portland Ore Dec 27 27J J Couch Flan Flanders Flanderi Planders ¬
ders president and agent in this city of ofkhe orthe ofthe
khe the Portland Seattle railroad company companywas compnnwas
was late today toda cited to appear before beforeJudge beforJrdge beforCJtdge
Judge Frazer of qf the state circuit court courtand courtand courtand
and show cause caus why he should not be bepunished beptnishad beptnished
punished for contempt of court in dis disobeying dlsobyin disobeying ¬
obeying Judge Frazers mandate served servedon
on him Saturday directing him the th Ports Portsland Port PortJand Partland
land Seattle Railroad and Simms SimmsShields SimmsShields SlmmsShields
Shields contractors to desist work of ofconstruction ofconstruction ofconstruction
construction at the point where the Port Portland Portland Portmud ¬
land Seattle road and tfte new road of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Oregon Railroad Navigation com company company cornpany ¬
pany will cross a few rods north of o of this thisctty thiscMY thiscity
city cttyThe
The trestle and railroad which the thePortland thePortland thePortland
Portland Seattle by almost almo t herculean herculeani herculcaueffort herculeaneffort
i effort has succeeded In constructing since sinceSaturday sinceSaturday sinceSaturday
Saturday is built of light timbers and andli antiIijht adhiht
li Iijht ht tram rails such uch as are used usc In Inmines InIranes inmines
mines Iranes spread eighteen Inches or two feet feetapar feetapaDt feetapart
apart
QUEER WEDDING PRESENT PRESENTHzalton PRESENTH PRESENTHzclton
Hzalton H lton Pa Dec 27 2iThe The members of oflocal ofIOClt ofloii
local union No No3 3 United UntedlHne Mine Workers Workersof Vorl < ers ersOf
of America n1erico have decided to present pr nt1O nt1O1tn to toMJs toMIpa
1tn MIpa MJs Alice Roosevelt as a a wetldlng woddlnltg1u woddlnltg1un gift gifta girta
a carload of the e best coal oal that cCn tt ba lHtfofrid bafohrid befojnid I
fohrid In the anthracite region In appre appreciation a apprecrt1on re rec ¬
ciation fofrid c on of t > r her fathers services in ending endingtKb endingtD endIngtbb
tKb tD great strike in 1902 lOO
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THREE MEMPHIS MEMPHISBANKS MEMPHISBANKS MEMPHISBANKS
BANKS GO DOW DOWAssets DOWNAssets
l
Assets Said to Be Ample to Pay the theDepositors theDepositors theDepositors
Depositors DepositorsRESULT DepositorsRESUL DepositorsRESULT
RESULT T OF SPREADING OUT OUTFAILURE OUTFAILURE OUTFAILURE
FAILURE CAUSED LITTLE OR NO NOEXCITEMENT NOEXCITEM NOEXCITEM
EXCITEMENT EXCITEMENTEMPHIS EXCITEM ENT ENTEMPHIS
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EMPHIS Tenn Dee 27 27tIhree 27tIhreeinstitutions 7Whr Three Threerj e elY
M lY rj institutions failed to open open their theirdoors theIrdoors theirdoors
doors for business today t diy The TheMerchants ThEt ThEtMerchants TheMerchants
Merchants Trust company with th a cap capItal capital capItal
Ital stock of 200000 the American Sav Savings Savings Sayings ¬
ings bank Trust company and the theMechanics theMechanics theMechanlcs
Mechanics Savings bank smaller in institutions institutions institutions ¬
stitutions allied with the first named namedconcern namedconcern namedconcern
concern have gone into liquidation liquidationThe
The following notice was posted on the thedoors thedoors thedoors
doors of the
Merchants Trust com company comp3ny cornpany ¬
pany panyThis
This bank is closed by order of the theboard theboard theboard
board of directors and will wfllgo go into intoliquidation intoUquidaUon intoliquidation
liquidation liquidationSigned UquidaUonSigned liquidationSigned
Signed FELIX T POPE POPEPresident POPEPresiden POPEPresident
President PresidentAnother PresidentAnother t tAnother
Another notice reads readsThis readsThis readsThis
This bank has gone into liquidation liquidationJohn llquidatlonJohn liquidationJohn
John P Edmonson has been appointed appointedreceiver appointedreceIver appointedreceiver
receiver
Assets Are Ample AmpleThe AmpleThe AmpleThe
The cause of ore ofthe the suspension of the theMerchants theMerchants theMerchants
Merchants Trust company is said to
have been overloans on discounts One Oneof Oneof Oneof
of the directors said to a representa representative ¬
tive of a the Associated Press that the thethree thethree tbethree
three institutions had ample assets and andwould andwould I Iwould
would pay dollar for dollar dollarWhen dollarWhen I IWhen
When the officers of the Merchants MerchantsTjust Merchantsust MerchantsTrust
Trust ust company decided to suspend suspendbusiness suspendbusIness suspendbusiness
business Chancellor Heiskell was wasasked wasaslted wasasked
asked to appoint a receiver for the in institution institution institutlon ¬
stitution and named John P Edmon Edmonson Eqmon Eqmonson Emonson
son a Memphis lawyer lawyerThe lawyerThe lawyerThe
The Merchants Trust company re recently recently yecently
cently absorbed the Memphis National Nationalbank Nationalbanl Nationalbank
bank and it is stated owns the con controlling contr011ing controlling ¬
trolling stock of the American Savings SavingsBank SavingsBank SavingsBank
Bank Trust company The latter In Institution InsUtutron Institutlan ¬
stitution has practically absorbed the theMechanics theMechanics theMechanics
Mechanics Savings bank bankThe bankThe bankThe
The suspension of the three institu inatitutions institutions institutions
tions caused little excitement In finan financial financial finandel ¬
cial circles circlesTEtwas circlesfr circlestwas
fr s eat1ecf 1 1fJt
TEtwas fJt twas is Liter lettrn l inrnet ned eft that i tiIattlme atthe the Ameri American American Amencan ¬
can Savings Bank Trust company companyhad compnnyhad companyhad
had actually absorbed the Mechanics MechanicsSavings MechanicsSavings MechanicsSavings
Savings bank several days da s ago agoIt agoIt agoIt
It was stated today that the suspen suspension suspension suspensIon ¬
sion of this institution is only tem temporary temporary ternporary ¬
porary and that Its affairs are in good goodshape goodshape goodshape
shape Officers say sa that the suspen suspension suspension suspension ¬
sion was decided upon because they theyfeared theyfenred theyfeared
feared a run when the doors were wereopened wereopened wereopened
opened this morning the public gen generally generaBy generally ¬
erally being aware of the banks rela relation relation relation ¬
tion to the Merchants Trust company companyAt
At the latter institution it was an announced announced anflounced ¬
nounced that a thorough reorganization reorganizationwould reorganizationwould reorganizationwould
would t be e made and hope was ex expressed expressed expressed ¬
pressed that the compav campa would again againopen againopen againopen
open its doors for business in a short shorttime shortUme shorttime
time timeA UmeA timeA
A condensed statement of the con condition condition condition ¬
dition of the Merchants Trust company companyat
at the close of business Dec 26 was wasgiven wasgiven wangiven
given out as follows followsTotal followsrotal followsTotal
Total assets 3665055 indebtedness indebtednessof
of every character to depositors 2
132319 all other obligations exclusive exclusiveof
of capital stock 889058 cash ca h actually actuallyon
on hand 30000 ssgOooAided 30000Aided 30000Aided
Aided by Clearing House HouseC
C W Schulte president of the Mem Memphis Memphis rem remphis ¬
phis Clearing House association made madethe madethe madethe
the following statement in behalf of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the association associationFifteen associationFifteen associationFifteen
Fifteen days ago the he Merchants MerchantsTrust MerchantsTrust MerchantsTrust
Trust company applied for help to the theMemphis theMemphis theMemphis
Memphis Clearing House association associationThe
The Clearing House association ap appointed appointed appointed ¬
pointed a committee to investigate the thematter thematter thematter
matter The committee went over the theassets theassets theassets
assets of the Merchants Trust com company compan cornpany ¬
pany pan as carefully rorefull as the limited time timeallowed timeallowed timeallowed
allowed and the association advanced advancedthrough advancedthrough advancedthrough
through the Merchants Trust company companythe companythe companythe
the sum of 160000 160000Subsequent 160000Subsequent 160000Subsequent
Subsequent investigation revealed revealedthe revealedthe revealedthe
the fact that while it was the opinion opinionof
of the members of the Clearing House Houseassociation Houseassociation Houseassociation
association that the depositors of the theconcern theconcern theconcern
concern are safe yet it would take an anextraordinarily anextraordinarilY anextraordinarily
extraordinarily large sum to pay all allthe allthe allthe
the demands demandsIn
In the interests of the city and anddepositbrs anddepostt6rs anddepositOrs
depositOrs and of the th various varlousinstitu varlousinstitutions institu institutions institutions ¬
tions of the city cit which for or the last lastmonth lastmonth lastmonth
month have anticipated some such suchmovement suchmovement suchmovement
movement it was deemed wisest to toal toallow al allow allow ¬
low the concern to close Its doors doorsOther doorsOther doorsOther
Other Banks Safe SafeRepresentatives SafeRepresentatives SafeRepresentatives
Representatives of the large banks banksof
of New York Chicago and St Louis Louisare Louisare Louisare
are in the city with great quantities of ofmoney ofmoney ofmoney
money money in furtherance of the legitimate legitimatebusiness legitimatebusiness legitimatebusiness
business interests of the city cityIt cft cftIt cityIt
It is deemed advisable that no un undue undue Unclue ¬
due excitement be indulged In Old Oldand Oldand Oldand
and experienced bankers and members membersof
of the Memphis Clearing House asso association association assoelation ¬
ciation have the situalton well in hand handNo handNo handNo
No danger is apprehended and the com commercial comnierclal cornniercial ¬
mercial interests of the city cit are com competent competent cornpetent ¬
petent to meet any situation that is isliable isli isliable
liable li oble to arise ariseMajor arlscMajor ariseMajor
Major G W V McRae president of the theMemphis theMemphis theMemphis
Memphis Savings bank said saidI
I believe 1 ell eve the theliciuidation liquidation to be a re result result resuit ¬
sult of taking on too much business by bythe bYthe bYthe
the Merchants Trust company too toomuch toomuch toomuch
much spreading out and too large ad advances advances advances ¬
vances in purchasing purchn8ingother other properties propertiesYERKES propertiesYERKES propertiesYERKES
YERKES ON DEATHBED DEATHBEDCjhicago DEATHBEDQhicago DEATHBEDqhicago
Qhicago Financier Kept Under In Influence Influence Influence
fluence of Opiates OpiatesNew OpiatesNew OpiatesNew
New York Dec 27 27Chanles Charles T Yerkes Yerkesof
of Chicago Chlcsgo Is critically ill at the Wal WaldorfAstoria WaldartAstoria WaldorfAstoria ¬
dorfAstoria hotel being kept constantly constantlyunder c constantlyunder nstRntl nstRntlunder
under the Influence of opiates Dr Loo Loomis Loomis Loomis
mis who has ha attended Mr r Yerkes since sincehis sincehis sincehis
his illness began six ix weeks ago stated statedthis statedthIs statedthis
this afternoon atern on that unless there should shouldcome shouldcome houldcumo
come a sudden change for tho better Mr MrYerkes Mrlenten r j jy
lenten y < rItOs might not live more than twenty twentyllr twentyfcIlr
four llr hours longer Tonight at 11 oclock oclockitwas OclOckit
itwas 11 was said at the hotel that there has hasbeen haseen hasbeen
been een no change Mr Yerkes Yetk s wife son sonand sonand sonand
and daughter are at his bedside 1
1
NEVER BRIBED BRIBEDA J jA
A LEGISLATlJudgeHamilton LEGISLATl lEGISlATOft lEGISlATOftr LEGISLATUr
r C i7 i7UJudge
Judge JudgeHamilton Hanillton Made Lawful L Wfulure Wfulureof TJfV TJfVof U Uof
of Insurance Funds Fu ds dsMtCALL dSMCCALL M
U3Fr J Jri
ri riM
M MtCALL CALL TOLD HIM TO Do4 Do4BUT DO DOSO DOSOBUT 511 511BUT
BUT HIS CHECK BOOK AND AND STUBS STUBSARE S TUBEARE B E EARE
ARE WITHHELD WITH HELD 4f 4fII J JEW tt
4 4M
II IIN
N M EW W YORK Dec 37tfohnaM 37tfohnaMLife Z7 7 John ohnJ C M
I Call secretary of th the NeV w4f oJtJ
Life Insurance company comp nY WhO Wh a
few days ago returned from Buropg Bbropewhore Buropgwhore >
whore he went to get an accounting acc imt n
of money advanced to Andrew Haratt
ton was the first witness frt tshe th in 1 ¬
surance investigation today to d a 3 when fthf th
last week of the committees work wa
taken up UJMr liDMr T TIr
Mr Ir McCall said he saw SQ Hamilton in inI
France and an that Mr Hamilton
watst
riousl riously I m though able to walk walkRbout about
Mr McCalI it a il A In A Acians
also
presented a physl
cians certificate describing Mr Ham Hamtient
ntons illness and stating that tho thepa p
tient could not
undertake a VO
voyage 8ge 01
leave ave France within two months
Mr McCall said he asked Hamilton
for his check books but Hamilton re
fused to give them up saying that the
stubs related relat J to his own personal busi ¬
ness Mr McCall did howevergeta however gt n to a
statement from Hamilton regarding reg rdiuS the
expenditures of funds entrusted to tohrIO hlia
by insurance companies The state ¬
ment then was produced pro uced and put in
evidence
Kept No Books BooksMr BooksoMr BooksMr
Mr Hamilton In his statement tells
why he cannot produce vouchers or Ql r
canceled chocks che kl to show to whom wh m and fL
in what amounts he had paidVui paid pm
money The statement is to t the effiwjl ec
that in consequence of the aecented acceptedu Ufi Ufin
derstanding of the compnn companies los inttrd interd b a
with the New York Lire In n waa w waU4mig fii
legislation no demand dcm nd was ijittw ijittwme JJi t tme
me for vouchers from other pcoptd p pop 9D l nift niftwere p11 p11Were
were there any books or accounts a o ntsJcs1Jjj xim kept
by me covering same sameIt sameTt vTs
It continues continuesNor = 5 5Nor 1
Nor are there any anv of my cheeks ehokatQ Jo tp
produce Payment by my check heckf wguKl ul
necessarily necesri rlly have disclosed the tl1eta fact t that
the persons per ons receiving the check was was
under retainer by me and nd wewld th thiS s
have ha necessarily e aarily hampered that por portioe portioeara porU Lf QQ
n my or ork that was mQt oMc
JWJ tiIIomto < f11i1idr f11i1idrnd kdrgs ara fe
and nd certificates ae tlflcates were erc generally ge raJlJ pre ¬
ferred I camot can lot produce my m check che < k bo boor bOk no it
or or canceled oanc leod checks which relate rehitp to
affairs a1 alrs other than those of the New
York Life Lif Insurance
company I ca canot can
not produce any an books of these pay pnt
ticular accounts because none ertr tV was wtI
kept by me Even if I did p possess J3s f
them It does not appear tome to m thM 1 1th
the th demand for them would bViill b he r rand ta3
and honest one The undarjef ud undarRffsflglflg rs1i TOl iJ g
that I had undertaken this wpjff WfH npJ f i jjf
distinct and thorough If IthadvajBt it h had 9 n
been so I would have declines r1 tiff
task
f
Sorry He Couldnt Return ReturnMr ReturnMr i iMr
Mr Hamilton nat1l1to in opening his stattiment 3tata 3tatament tata tatamcnt
ment expresses f > regret that he cannot cann t
return to the United States at present preseiit Preson
because of his health At the tinifl tl tlot tiof
of his employment in Chicago In the
bureau of taxation and legislation of f
the New York Life the life insurance
companies feared that unless unl s concerted concertedaction concorted concortedlction concorteiiaction
action was taken they might practical ¬
ly be legislated and taxed out of ex ¬
istence istenceThe IstencpTh istenceThe
The Th usual practice of depending
alone upon counsel to attend and pre present present pr prsent ¬
sent arguments was determined d to be
insufficient says Mr MrHamUton Hamilton The Thevery Tfi Tilevery
very ver fact that the great life Insurance in uran Q
interests of New York favored < or op ¬
posed pending legislative appropria ¬
tions would itself often concentrate the theopposition theoPposItion theopposition
opposition against their views so like likewise ¬
wise did the knowledge that we e were wererepresented were wererepresented wererepresented
represented at the capitals of various variousstates varlQllstate var1custates
states lead to demands demand that political
favorites should be berole employer em T 1JeQ W ft ftrole fljp
role of counsel which if acceded to fj
placed our affairs at the mercy of those thoseThese thosewho
who did not possess our confldevcf confldenc
These and other considerations Ted led d ttfe
three companies to but one oneWe CQndJJiSiori CQU JUSi u
We felt that If a secret service was wasa
a a permissible permi slble
governmental
agency a aconfidential aonfidel1tJal aconfidential
confidential service would be the only onlyeffective on1yeffective onlyeffective
effective and at the same time proper properplan properplan properplan
plan to guard the welfare of the most mostextensive mostextfnslve mostextensive
extensive commercial interests in the theworld theworldthe theworldthe
world worldthe the life insurance business of ofdential
the state of New York This cont
dential secret service was decl decided ed upon uponas uponas uponas
as the only feasible plan of protection
I explained to the president of thQ
New York Life as did the other gen ¬
tlemen who were associated aSfi ociated with me
in this work to the
pfficers of their ra rafipectlve roRpectlve raspective
fipectlve companies that itemized ae aecouhts aecouhts accouhts
couhts by names or amounts by sep seperate seperate seperate
erate vouchers ouch rs details or particulars particularsshould porticulanJshould particularsshould
should not Vie demanded If we were to
be held responsible The protection of 0
the companies under such a plan was wasample wn wnample wnaample
ample
t
Many Hostile Bills BillsMr BillsMr BillsMr
Mr Hamilton gives a long summary ummar ummarof
of the various styles st les of bills hosttl hQ tI
to insurance companies many of them themtaxation themtaxnUol1 themtaxation
taxation measures measuresBill measureBills meuresBills
Bill Bills to compel the companies om ftIQS re reports reports ¬
ports to t be repeatedly and unmreemrl unmreemrlly un e8Mri e8MriIy
ly It published in newsoap flewsOaprm4 rs sftro nrondva nrondvacated are nd ndcated ndv ndvcated ¬
cated says Mr Hamiltontfl HaJl11ltQJt IIIflhltOfltaIn U ln fa favor fflor fcvon ¬
von or with the th press lre R for t increasing inerQs1J111 V Vrevenues hr hrrevenues
revenues Outrageous Outrtgr us i lrOItfgiU lrOItfgiUsuch lroiitiesuch > rQi > 8Sti 8Stisuch
such as the t he 10 per rent i1t tax iwfrpo iwfrpoin JK Pfbpein pn pnin
in Arkansas or absurd proposition propll iUo 1 1the Ithe lthe
the Michigan Mill where a iloctostificate 11o iloctos r e etlftcnte r rtifleate
tificate of ill h hth > aith would oWq < KxcqgQ G th thpayment tho thopayment tI tIpayment
payment 6f f Jth U th p insurance pr p Uujii J 1Innd and andkeap andkp
keap 1 0ep a policy JJ41U y In force 1rcp or the Afrgitnla Afrgitnlabill VJInIabill P1jr nla nlabll1
bill making rnakin it artonabl n tnabl f rrf r ali a t lt ti tisurance i Iisurance
surance surane agent to t enter the of ofthfolt1fa ofthfolt1faman offleerifiman fio nf nfman
man where the sign no agents nenlsalJttw4 ngentsaliewiis aHwi1 aHwi1is r rIi
is displayed fin t1l 1 lesrfslatl i IegisntiHcnvever slnU favors favorsHowever Yr YrHowever
However ritlleulous these bills billsqcrn mjtj mjtjcm 1Il3If 1Il3Ifqnt
qnt cm they the dmn d rnsni attention Ij Inftt Infttn r Tt Ttdlina ridima
dlina n the attaaipts m made de ti pass H ss a Ifc Ifcplacing l lrl 1w 1wriMcing
placing rl dng the surrender o1 value of a life lifeh llf
h surance uranc policy upon th list of per perona peront prona
ona property which was taxableo taxableothe t1xnhtetlhe txnh1Othe
the owner ownerCompanies ownerCompanies if
Companies whIch whichoffered offered no sueHj sueHjadvantages flUcljadvantages suol suoladvantages
advantages to policy P UC holders 110tder8Ert holderasuppothd holderasuppothdit suppooj ponf ponfit d dit
it as an attack attnck11pon upon theiririvaj their theIrr1 rly aJ 1th 1thoffered who whooffered h hoffered <
offered this advantaged ru3vantage1he The measurv measurvhowever me rneasurehors BUT BUThowever
however hors ever was a as defeafed defeaetL Jjijjmejtlatelj Jjijjmejtlateljthe m Jat 113
the state assessors proceeded proccede4to to tax ttt ttt01iCY taxolicy
01iCY holders proolaiming thfcvtheex th thitt 4he the ec ectimig 4
th1g law was broad enough in Jts t
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