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I i Ogden News
Office 336 Twentyfifth street
Circulation Department S36 twenty
fifth street
Highwayman and Thief Will Serve I
Eighteen and Fifteen Years
Respeotively in Prison
Special to The He raidHe publican
Ogden Dec tEjbert Watterson who
pleaded guilty to attempted robbery be
fie JUCIKI J A Howe1 In the district
i Hurt receued a sentence of eighteen
I veua in the state penitentiary today
and HOPiI Phillips a negro who pleaded
Riiilly to grand larceny was sentenced to
t if teen eais Both men weie taken to
the penitentiar at Salt Lake In Sheriff
Barlow Wilson
Vdttei hin entered the Wilson grocery
more on tilt night of November 12 and
at the point IIf a gun demanded the con
tents of the < ash register Instead of
implying im proprietor handed the
would be loliber a heavy Iron weight and
ihen pun ctilrd to trounce his visitor in
a manner that came near ending his life
Phillips snatched a purse containing IIS
fiom William French a tourist and was
< aught in the act These sentences are
1 tile heaviest that have been dealt out in
Aeber county for similar offenses for
iiony months
Residents of Three States Are Seek
ing Reservations at Taber
nacle Tonight
Special to The HeraldRepublican
Ogden Dec Arrangements for the
great cornea In the Ogden tabernacle to
mght hat been completed and many res
< nations have been made on requests
fiom all jiartp of Utah as well aa from
Idaho and Wyoming while many tonr
Ists ba rmained over to hear the sing
jug of the irrigation Ode Governor Wlll
Luu i Spi > and former Governor John C I
iuHer with a party of prominent Salt
lake mt > n and women will be present and
it 1 is expet ted that every seat In the tab
Hiaek will I I I le 1 sold
The gieinni will be met at the station
Ly a deUgallon from the Weber club and
1 < will lit gtie t of honor at a banquet
TII he spiead at 6 oclock
Ilorao R KiiMgn and Fred C Graham
of Salt Iik will appear aa soloists with
Mrs Hasel Taylor Peery and Prof J J
riellun < will be at the organ
Special to The HeraldRepublican
Ogden Dec 9Heavr snows in Ne
ada Utah Idaho and Wyoming have
demoraliaed train schedules on the Union
Pacific Southern Pacific and Oregon
Short Line and all trains are six to
= 1 WVt hours late tonight despite the ef
iiti to Keen th tracks clear Tonights
riii > il l train finn the north was stalled for
ix i hour in Idaho and it ill feared that
rd v ith a continuance of the storm there
will b < > more trouble in every direction
Ogden Will Be Mecca For Wool Grow
ers During January
iriHcial to The HeraldRepublican
UMlfii Dec 6Homer Fenn and G G
I > MIZ of the forest service who returned
lty from Cokeville Wyo where tbEt
tended i t the annual convention of the
v yoming Wool Growers report that ser
i il humltiJ yolnlng sheep men will ut
tnd the National Wool Growers conven
tion to lo 1 held in Ogden in January
From other uestcin states come similar
i > KirtK and it is expected that at least
ini I heep nen will be present at the Og
J n i umer non
I rqalatitllls i for the accommodation
reception and entertainment of the vis
itors are being rushed as fast as possible
all committees reporting success in car
rying out their plans
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for sample suits and over I
coats worth 20 and 25 I
Theyre worth more even at I
regular but theyre sam
ples and we do not use the
makers names
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Suit I
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IhlDJoHlnn Theatre Illilldiug I
A For Sale ad is a salesman
not an asflstant to the junk man I
Dayton Drug Co
Cor = d So and State Phones 552
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A Gift for a Man
XoChIHJ more acceptable than a good safety
razor aud our line embrace only the bent kind
on cant make a nilHtake If you choose a wnfelj
It iilll please the beat man on earth
Gem Junior g Otto Strap
Enders Razor I 1 Razor 5
EverReady Gillette Safety
Delivery whoa promised and to any part of lie
Phone city Inoreimes our husln I
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34 Orders
c GodbePitts Drug Co
Cor Main and lat So 1hones 140
Hewletts Teas find
their way to new
homes every day It
is so good and deli
oious that one house
keeper tells another
so the demand con
stantly increases
You appreciate good
Tea ask your grocer
for Hewletts today
Tonic Treatment Is Necessarj
After the Acute Stage of the
Disease Is Past Before the
Health Can Be Fully
A ingle attack of the grip may meal
a lifetime of misery if proper precsm
hOW are uot taken to reatore the hIss
aud drive oat the lingering poisons that
cause the ao called aftereffect of UK
The grip leaves behind it weakeow
vital powers thin blood impaired di
gestipu and oversensitive nenree t
condition that makes the system an easy
prey to pneumonia bronchitis rlieuuis
ttem nervous prostration awl even COil
Mrs John Joriraeuof North St Paul
Minn advises sufferers from the after
effects of the nip to build up their blow
with Dr Williams Pink Pills In hex
case the pills gave her lat > tiug benefit
She says
Some years ago I had a hart attack
of the grip and I wih in poor health foi
long time My blood was thin and
poor and I was as white as a sheet Jrh
appetite was entirely gone and my stom
ach was out of order I had severe dizzy
spells in the morning which so upset 1
me that I conld only drag myself
aronnd for the rest of the day I could =
not get much rest aud would be as tired
in the morning as when I went to bed
I wan not able to walk up a flight ol
stairs without dropping from exhaus
161 was treated by two doctors withonl
gaining any relief They said I was al I
rim down and was suffering from a lad
of blood I found no relief until I be
gan the use of Dr Williams Piuk Pills
In a few weeks I could see great im
provement and took the pills until
Entirely cured I have not been rick
since and shAll uever fail to recommend
Dr Williams Pink Pills
Dr Williams Pink Pills have alt
cured such diseaws as an mia rheuma
tism nervous fcbihty ueuraljdaandSt
Vitns dance They are sold by all
druggists or will he l sent postpaid or
receipt of price 50 < vuts per box sh
boxes 250 iv t II Di Willjiins Medi
Diul n x Y
IF C Sohramm Sells the Remedy That
Cured Stomach Trouble of i i
14 Yean
And best of all F C Schramm guar
antees it to cure you or money back
Read this
I have been a great sufferer for 14
years everything I ate gave me heart
burns I have never been able to yet
anything that would give me any relief
until a friend of mine insisted on my L
taking Miona I took a 50cent box t
and I believe I am entirely well F 31 3
Bryant Newman Ga June 5th
MIona Is not a nostrum it is the
prescription of a celebrated physician 1
who is a specialist in stomach dis i
One clever woman calla Miona the
Sunshine Prescription because it
changed her from a miserable nervous
dyspeptic Into a bright healthy happy
woman in a few weeks
Thee little Miona tablets are sure
ly wonder workers They absolutely
cure indigestion whether acute or
They stop belching gas in stomach
and heaviness in a few minutes Die
tress after eating vanishes as If by
magic when one or two little Miona
tablets are swallowed
Only 60 cents a box at leading drug
gists everywhere and in Salt Lake City
by F C Schramm Test sample free
from Booth qi111 i ruffUo V T
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breathe itin Complete outfit including
r fb Extra bo t ties 60c rnWs
Ladies Handkerchiefs
Note carefully the feU wlHfr Prtat iNCtoMM for tMa week These of
ferings include the very mtrtun y M 1I wHet for XNMM Pnaacatit
Initial Hdkfs at 5c Each At 3 for 60o
White 4inch Hemstitched Handker Ladies Handki rchiefs in all pure In
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excellent S6c values
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Initial Hdkfs at 45c a Box
4inch Hemstitched Handkerchief At S for 100
with neatly embroidered initial and
small floral design in corner six The most superb showing of exirt
splendid lOc handkerchiefs in box good 50c values in Swiss embroider 1
special price per I Handkerchiefs with scalloped or hem
box 46e stitched edges and a beautiful tin > t
Ardlnnes hand erobroMerert hem i
stitched hanoaerchiefs
Pure Linen Initial Hdkfs each 331J
Ladles plain or crossbar Irish Linen Pun Lfami Hdkf Oenters
Handkerchiefs hi a fine sheer qual
ity with neatly embroidered initial and
Our ISc
regular grade at 10 <
floral design in corner the greatest
value ever offered g Our regular 20c grades at I5c
at 12IL Best 25c grades on sale at HH <
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Some of the useful and appreciated gifts
A Smart Cloth Suit
Special 1500 to 4000
A handsome little Afternoon Dress in cloth or wool j
Special 850 to 5000 I
Beautiful Dancing and Dinner Dress in Chiffons
Crapes and Silks
Specials 2000 to 6000
All Pattern Street Hats
OneThird and Less
T 0 Suffer is Folly
When Relief Is at Hand
The folly of continued sufferine
might be made the subject of a i ilk
right here that would be full of in
trrvst and that would present fa < N
aid figures that would make N < > m > >
uftcrers ashamed of their own iotr
hgeucc I More than half the ufi
ing in the world today is unm <
c iry Many dozens of the orall 1
incurable i cases of female tronbl <
knliic stomach and liver trollbk l <
4 nllw disorders I etc right here IM j
v Suit Lake could easily be rural T
i M h > Pickard were given an opporn
nit ty of treating the sufferer with
VA Chiropractic treatment
Mr Pickard has been ettablili d 1
ill Silt Lake more than a year > n
1 1
the long list of cured and satifn l
1 fI patkiits should be evidenc fu uLli
iw 2 7 oi hj skill and ability to cure Ly tl 1 >
ai f aid t f this wonderful science V u1I <
t t S 1 ca ni i all stages of discouragement
t HUM with stomach trouble and rhcu
aatisID have been cured permanently J ho I Mrs Pickard Now the propui i
ion is preeiited to you be you male or female Go to Mrs Pickard Hili < 1
ask for an examination and consultation both of which are free md do ii < t
lace you under any obligation whatln Tf your case is curable Mi
ickard will tell you so and there will be n < > charge whatever Now thit
is a perfectly fair proposition It puts the matter right up to you to d li
eide whether to go on suffering pain and torment or to go to Mrs Pickard
nd be cured
217218 Herald Building
Boston Dental Parlors
niee set of teeth 9TWOold crown 9300
No better made at any price Bridgework per tooth 9BM
Porcelain gold and illver filling at reasonable price for honest work
No students employed Painless extracting a specialty Office open
evenings and Sundays All work guaranteed
Ind Tel 1219 DR BOYD Mgr
f d 1t
Special to The HeraldRepublican
Ogden Dec 5H II Gordon of the
Pullman offices at Denver has arrived In
Ogden to succeed J E Onley as assist
ant to District Agent J M Klmmel Mr
Onley has been ordered to the Chicago
offices along with C N Stout chief clerk
to Superintendent H S Twining
Special to The HeraldRepublican
Ogden Dec t Heber Grant Warner
one of the moat popular young men of
Ogden died at the Ogden general hospital
this morning death being caused by a
complication of typhoid fever and appen
dicitis Mr Warner served for some time
as deputy county clerk and recently he
has been engaged as a salesman for the
Scowcroft company of Ogden
Special to The HeraldRepublican
Ogden Dec GThe Jury In the condem
nation wilt of the Ogden Rapid Transit
company against John Lewjis for right of
way in Ogden canyon visited the ground
In dispute today accompanied by attor
neys for both sides The case which has
been on for nearly a week may be fin
ished tomorrow
Special to The HeraldRepublican
Ogden Deo GThe board of county
commissioners today appointed each of the
Inmate guards at the State Industrial
school a deputy sheriff to serve without
pay from the county
Riohfield learns Some New Wrin
kles in Matter of Selling Un
labeled Butter
Special to The HeraldRepublican
Richfield Dec 6VIlIsrd Hansen
state food and dairy commissioner has
been here the last few days and has
made a visit to people selling butter
without having it properly labeled A
great many of the farmers have ceased
selling their cream to the creameries
and have gone Into the buttermaking
business for the market Moat of this
butter Is sold to local concerns and
there has been a disregard of the law
in the manner of wrapping
Since Mr Hansen visit this has
been changed Yesterday it was im
possible to get a pound of ranch but
ter for sale here owing to the fact
that the markets refused to accept
butter from the farmers unleee it was
properly labeled
Special to The HeraldIlepuullcan
Mt Pleasant Dec 6Mt Pleasant
saloons threw open their doors again
today the city council having granted
them licenses Saturday night The
licenses were granted only until 1910
when a new administration will take
hold of the reins of city government
The new ordinance fixes saloon licenses
at Jl000 a year but many doubt if
th Incoming administration will grant
any licenses whatever
J Smith whose address was not learned
was arrested in Murray last week on the
charge of drunkenness He put up SSS
bail Yesterday morning his bond was
declared forfeited by Justice C II Banks
John Die a traln lent was fined 10 for
Camp Xo 35S Woodmen of the World
will entertain Thursday evening at the
Fraternal hall Besides an excellent pro
gram a banquet will be served
Funeral services were held Sunday at
the home of Mr and Mrs A Larson
over the body of their son who died
Thursday Burial was made in South Cot
ton ood cemetery
When the Murray council meets Tue
day evening the main business of the
evening will be the report of the street
committee in regard to State street
which is now impassable
Lord Rothschild Against the British
Policy of Free Trade
London Dec GThe political situation
was rather quiet today and presented
no striking features The Unionist lead
ers ar still conspicuous by reason of
their silence In regard to the election
Winston Spencer Churchill president of
the board of trade who thus far has
been the most active on the Liberal aide
made another speech at Manchester to
day He pointed out that the Imposition
of a tariff would exclude imports which
the Manchester canal was built to en
He instai id the quintupled value of
land near the canal since It was built
as a justification for placing the Incre
ment tax II the budget
Lord Uothachild LiberalUnionist
speaking in Herefordshire tonight de
clared he was a convert to tariff re
locland Dit Fainting at the sight
of blood Harry T Simmons a junior
in Western Reserve Medical college fell
to the floor in a hospital clinic today
sustained a fracture of the skull and tD d
on the operating table at which a few
moments before he had been an assist
ant Simmons was a track athlete and
a baseball player
Seized the Reins of Govern
ment After Putting Down
a Revolution
Washington Dec GTho Internal and
international quarrels in which the Ze
laya government of Nicaragua Is now in
volved have brought forcibly to the at
tention of this and other governments the
arrogant ruler of that turbulent Central
American republic Scuba Zelaya
who for nearly a score of years has been
one of the most troublesome figures hi
international affairs
That the latest difficulty In l which he
has become involved through the execu
tion of Qroce and Cannon citizens of the
United States will remit in his final
elimination from the field of politics Is
now generally believed by diplomats here
In Washington
The long list of insults to which vari
ous nations have been subjected by this
troublesome executive and which culmi
nated In the killing of Leonard Groce
and Leroy Cannon American residents of
Nicaragua will undoubtedly be avenged
by Uncle Sam While a substantial in
demnity undoubtedly will be demanded
for their deaths the intervention of this
nation is expected to result In the success
of the present revolutionary movement
under General Juan Estfada This would
mean Zelayas deposition as president and
undoubtedly his exile from Nicaragua
For nearly a score of years this auto
crat has ruled Nicaragua with an iron
hand substituting military force where
moral suasion proved Ineffective and
sowing the seed of discord among the
other Central American states which
would ultimately be harvested to hla ad
Compelled to Pay Toll
All industries whether native or foreign
have been compelled to pay toll to this
avaricious ruler who supports his vari
ous military movements with the pro
ceeds The most profitable of these such
as sugar tobacco and coffee are con
trolled by himself or his representatives
and the vast returns have made him Im
mensely wealthy I
One source of revenue however he has
been unable to get control of namely the
vast mineral wealth on the eastern coast
Yankee ingenuity has developed this sec
tion and despite the heartbreaking tariff
and various other Zelayan schemes the
Americans have managed to retain their
Zelaya has blamed the Americans for
the many revolutions stirred up against
him and when the recent and most seri
ous uprising broke out In the Blueflelds
district it did not serve to increase his
affection This has been the basis for the
report that the execution of Groce and
Cannon was purely a matter of personal
revenge on the part of the Nicaraguan
Zelaya Is a man with a purpose and
for many years even before his advent
to the presidency has had in mind the
unlcn of the Central American states
with himself at their head
Born of wealthy parents very little is
known of his early life except that he
was of unmixed blood The date of
his birth is fixed between 1S4S and 1830
According to the best information ob
tainable his early days were spent in the
dirty little city of Managua the capital
of Nicaragua where with his Indolent
companions he passed his time in gam
bling and cock fighting
Began Career In Army
As military service Is compulsory
young Zelava entered the army at an
early age This marked the beginning of
his career The energetic qualities of his
character which had Jong lain dormant
now asserted themselves
The enormous power of UN army in the
affairs of the state formed a biased path
for hit stormy career He quickly recog
fined the vast undeveloped mineral and
agricultural wealth of the Central Amer
ican states and the deterrent effect the
revolutionary character of the inhabitants
had on the country future Iii pro
phetic eye easily discerned the vast rev
enues that would ensue when the five
states were formed Into one harmonious
But he was also keen enough to appre
ciate his deficiencies He knew he must
possess a thorough knowledge of tate
and military affairs In order to realise
this dream of an empire
So with this end in view he left his na
tive country and spent ten years in trav
eling In Europe and the United States
where he studied the various forms of
government and military training
Fully equipped for his new enterprise
be returned to Nicaragua where his su
nerlor knowledge of military tactics won
him a place at the bead of the army
Then he waited for his opportunity This
came in 1813 when after he had sup
pressed a revolutionary movement be
made himself president The dramatic
details of this event furnish a good Illu
tration of Zalayai character
Seized the Drcsidcncy
President Sarcasa who was then in of
fice and the members of his cabinet were
seated in the council room of the capitol
at Managua to welcome the victorious
When Zelaya surrounded by his offi
cers strode majestically into the room
the president began lila little speech of
thanks praising the conqueror for his
great victory But the expression In the
piercing gray eyes of the stalwart soldier
caused the words to die in his throat
Then drawing a revolver from his belt
Zelaya advanced to the table while all
present with the exception of his escort
turned pale
The revolution Is dead he said
Long live the revolution 1 am now the
revolution Do you think I won the vic
tory for you No t
My army holds the town and the coun
try The soldiers are devoted to me It
is useless for you to protest or resist
Today you must all leave the city un
tier escort for the coast and you will
depart to the United State of Europe by
the first steamer If you refuse you
will be shot
They went
Zelaya had now achieved the first step
of his ambition With a well equipped
army ho quickly silenced all opposition
for aa he was wont to say Opposition is
anarchy and anarchy must be sup
British Consul Failed
Soon after he assumed control he is
sued a proclamation Incorporating the
Mosquito coast which lies on the Atlantic
side under the protest from the British
consul who was clapped into Jail because
of lila persistency England immediately
Jumped In and brought Zelaya to his
senses by forcing him to pay an Indem
nity of 175000
In 1894 he drafted a new constitution
but from a Zelayan point of view there
was a serious defect in it which provided
that a president could not succeed him
self He had this remedied by an amend
ment In 1886
In the meantime he had begun his ac
tive campaign against Honduras The
settlement of this was not satisfactory
and was quickly followed byanotlier His
campaigns became ao frequent that the
Nicaraguan army was spending the great
er part of its time marching across the
state line On the slightest pretext old
troubles were revived and when there
was nothing else to fIght about Zelaya
would select the boundary line an an ex
cuse this being a never Trailing source of
dispute since the states were first
Finally with the aid of the United
States and Mexico a Central American
pee > je conference was held In Washing
ton In MW and each republic signed a
guarantee not to Interfere with the gov
ernment of the other and agreed to rf > f
an to a court of arbitration at Costa Rica
Under the watchful eye of this country
and Mexico this agreement has been
fairly well carried out although Zelaya
has been charged several limes with try
Ing to destroy the Costa Rican court
Zelayas Diplomacy
His military efforts curbed by this
agrpRmpnt Zelaya began exercising di
oman and in August 1S98 he Induced
Honduras and Salvador to join a federa
tion known as the United States of Cen
tral America It soon became evident
however that Zelaya wanted to be the
president of the new republic and gov
ern it as autocratically as he had his
own The two states immediately pro
tested and the federation was dissolved
in November of the same year
But the international entanglements of
Nicaragua were not the only questions
with which this ingenious ruler had to
His enemies were numerous and when
the quadrennial election periods came
round he had to see to it that they were
carefully removed He developed a sys
tem of espionage which rivals that of
Russia and thousands of citizens whose
only crime was their opposition to the ad
ministration were forced into exile and
their estates forfeited Others were
clapped Into jail until the election was
over while some of the more dangerous
element were placed against a stone wall
as targets for a file of soldiers
On one of the elections a unique
scheme was devised by this clever poli
tician to deceive the ignorant provincials
and Insure his election It consisted in
the printing of three names on the bal
lots Jose Santos and Zelayaall can
didates for the presidency The result
showed the election of all three or in
other words Jose Santos Zelaya was
unanimously reelected
By such methods Zelaya has managed
to be thrice reelected In spite of ala
Many attempts have been made to as
sassinate him and in 1902 his palace at
Managua was blown up and 150 soldiers
killed but the wily executive escaped un
harmed His undisputed bravery and
many miraculous escapes from death have
led the more superstitious of his enemies
to believe that he is In league with the
Conspirators Surprised
In one instance he learned of a plot
that was being organised against him in
which several of his officers were in
volved Through his spies he discovered
their meeting place and determined to sui
prlse them
The conspirators were gathered around
a table discussing the details of the plot
when there came a knock at the door
When the summons was answered the of
ficer were dumfounded to see the presi
dent standing In the doorway
Good evening gentlemen he said ad
vancing toward the table I heard you
had a party here this evening and
thought I would look In and share the
fun Quite a distinguished gathering of
my officers You all seem to be ner
vous Discussing military matters 1 sup
He took his seat with the party and
chatted affabl for about a halfhour
while the conspirators stirred uneasily in
their seats
Finally filling his glass with wine be
raised It and said I will give you a
toast Heres long life to the President
of Nicaragua and confusion to traitors
He then dashed his glass against a win
dow a squad of soldiers entered and
placed the conspirators under arrest
When they were brought up for trial
however he was unusually lenient with
them Some were imprisoned for long
terms while others were deported
Thus for nearly twenty years this
strange mixture of courage avarice and
illimitable ambition has been In supreme
power in the hotbed of revolution Al
though he baa installed modern methods
of transportation lighting heating etc
all improvements have been made with a
view to Increasing his revenue and filling
his coffers
His courage and purpose won for him
the title of the Napoleon of Central Amer
ica when he first ce into power but
his impolitic methods and insatiable ava
rice have changed this to the Castro of
Present indications are however that
he has reached the end of his rope and
his fate will probably be the same as that
of he Venezuelan tyrant The present
revolutionary movement is by far the
strongest that has ever been organized
against him and the late news dispatches
report that thousands of Nicaraguan ex
iles are returning to their native land
and enlisting under the standards of
General Juan Estiada the revolutionary
Movement for Suppression of the Vile
Traffic Given Enoouragement by
the President
Washington Dec Suppression of
the white slave traffic will become
the slogan of an Increasingly powerful
movement to which President Taft has
given much encouragement in his com
ments to those who have consulted
with him on the subject
This fact gives new importance to
the reintroduction by Representative
Mann of Illinois of his bill prescribing
drastic penalties for those convicted of
these practices
The bill would make it a crime for
any person to aid entice or force any
girl or woman to go from one state
to another for immoral purposes
whether with or without her consent
with a penalty of five years imprison
ment or a fine of 5000 If the girl be
under 18 years of age the penalty pro
vided II ten years imprisonment and
10000 fine
The bill also reeks to carry out the
arrangement with foreign nations
known as the white slave traffic
agreement under which keepers of
immoral resorts are required to make
complete reports to the commissioner
general of immigration That official
is required to collect information con
cerning alien women of this class
Telegraph and Telephone Companies
Seek to Restrain Simon Me
Hie a Chicago Broker
Chicago Dec Telegraph and tele
phone companies filed a bill for injunction
in the United States circuit court today
seeking to restrain the Capital Investment
company organized by Simon McHie
from acquiring and using the quotations
of ilie Chicago board of trade
An order was issued by Judge Kohlsaat
commanding MeRle and fourteen offi
cer and employes of the company to ap
pear in court Friday and show cause why
an injunction should not be Issued
Branch offices of the Capital Invest
ment company are scattered all over the
middlewest McHie who is not a mem
ber of the board of trade has operated
extensively as a broker for the last ten
Former Governor McConnell of Idaho
In Denver Hospital
Denver Polo Dec 6W J McConnell
former governor of Idaho and now con
nected with tin bureau of corporation of
the Imtdi Slate department of opm
men and lilmi is at ill > Mercy hospital
hr Miffernni iciiu t a s ne attnk > f
Exceptions Offered by Attorneys for I
H Clay Pierce Overruled by
Texas Judge I
Austin Texas Dec 6Jullge Calhoun
today overruled all exceptions offered
by H Clay Pierce In the proceedings
against him charging false swearing
and ordered the trial to proceed
Judge Calhoun said the exception to I
a woman notary taking the recognition
of the affidavit was not well taken be I
cause the constitution of Texas does
not prohibit a woman from serving in I
that capacity
Following tile ruling the attorneys I
for the state asked time to consult
which wan granted It is the general I
opinion that they will try Mr Pierce I
on a charge of false swearing I
The chief contention of tbe defense
today after the presiding judge over
ruled all arguments as to the Illegality I
of the affidavit was that the state
ought to hold Pierce responsible for
confessions made on the witness stand
made under the immunity clause of
Missouri This it was contended in
connection with the Texas law of 1907
granting a like immunity exonerated
the defendant from any responsibility
in connection with Mr narrative as to
the history of the WjteraPierce OU
Inasmuch as the state seeks to es
tablish the greater part of its case on
the testimony submitted in Missouri
arguments are hinging around that
problem with lawyers on both Bides j
prepared for many hours discussion as
positions to the correctness of their respective I
President Taft Goes to New York to
Deliver Address I
Washington Dec President Taft will I
leave Washington Monday morning fo
New York where at night he will make
an address at the diamond jubilee of the
Methodist Episcopal church mission In
Africa This jubilee celebration was
opened a year ago in Washington with
an address by President Roosevelt
Buffalo Dec 6 Bishop Hartzell an
nounced today that Buffalo Methodist
churches have contributed 17000 to the
Africa diamond Jubilee fund of 300000
being raised to commemorate 75 years of
Methodist missions in Africa The bishop
said that 290000 had been pledged and
that the 300000 probably will be raised
by Monday night

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