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'^W. !.*' tpi 1 ,t'^ A'-f 1 Mi Si i*vs .4 I srffl V-.'' t. *.$?..) fl vi „\A A wi-V *"•_' -..-^ ,_: VOLUME 1 IS ASSAILED BY £,' £, Sweeping Charges of- Gi gantic Conspiracy To Maintain High Prices Are Made in Suit Filed. BLACKLISTING IS ONE OF ACCUSATIONS Government Claims Retail ers Who Violated Trust Rules Werp Held To Be "Poachers." New York, May 19.—Sweeping charges of a gigantic conspiracy to mkintain high prices, to blacklist con cerns not regarded as "proper" trade and to violate generally the Sherman anti-trust law, are made in a govern ment suit filed by Attorney General Wickersham in the United States court here today against the so-called lumber trust./' i' Ten trade organizations and more than 150 individuals are named as de fendants in this suit, which may be the first of several planned by the de partment of justice against combina tion of retailers in staple commodi ties and the necessaries of life to pre vent the ultimate consumer from buy ing anywhere., except from locpl,re tailers. X.. The governments suit is replete With sensational, allegations, and it is assented that builders and consumers of lumber the country over are at the mercy of. the retailers' organization? in different sections the United States. The suit filed today is against the ESaatern. States Retail Lumber Dealers' association which is the cen tral body of nine local organizations covering five states, the district of Columbia and the cities of Baltimore and Philadelphia. Blacklist In Evidence! Attorney General Wichersham and a his special Assistant, Clark McKer6her have devoted more than a year to Sj gathering the evidonce on which to day's suit is based. This evidence in cludes copies of the alleged agree ments, blacklists and reports of the various' organization branding whole salers and retailers who have dared to violate the rules of the association as "poachers," "mavericks," "scalpers" and "illegitimate dealers" to whom "chort shift#' must be applied. This is the government's first anti trust suit conforming to .the supreme court Standard Oil decision, in that it alleges "undue" and "unreasonable" restraint of the trade to the consumer and manufacturer. It is the evident purpose of the plea to confine the charge largely to that feature, small stress being placed updn the restraint of trade among the conspirators them selveiB,, '." '.Consumers Blacklisted. The government charges that by a system of blacklisting, consumers as well as large industrial corporations have been prevented from dealing di rectly with wholesalers. By alleged un lawful agreements and acts, it is charged that all competition for the I trade of contractors, the builders, the manufacturer of finished lumber pro ss ducts and ».he individual consumer I has been thrown entirely into the hands of the retailers 4n, the eastern states lumber dealers' association,and I Its constituent organizations. pi The. government's bill alleges that in some localities the wholesalers sell ing to a consumer have Tbeen eithqr heavily fined or expelled from the or ganization Officials of the department of justice regard the suit as the most Important in principle of any yet un dertaken by the government against alleged conspiracies said to affect the cost of living. MRS. HOMER MILLER 1 HEADS CLUB WOMEN WJfe of Des Moines Banker Chosen 'resident at Meeting of State Federation Today. Sioux City, May 19.—Mrs. Homer A. Miller of Des Moines, Iowa, wife of the president of the Iowa National bank, was this afternoon elected president of the Iowa State Federation of Wom en's clubs, the annual convention of which is being held in this town. At a late hour this iafterhoon ballot ing on other officers continued and numerous hot contests were antici pated. The election of officers of the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs in session here was called off by Mrs. Julian W. Richards, president, last night. It was found the official ballot was incorrect. Many nominated on the ticket withdrew after the publish ing of their names, thus forcing a new ballot. A new ticket was made nec- *"arT- IS®® «*,v**-* $ ..cw^' tj\- HotfThen Cheer up its Snowing in West Cooler Weather Due ++|. +++*4 4 Washington. D. C-, May 19.— Snow was falling this morning in Yellowstone park and it was freezing in Wyoming and Ne vada while the middle west and eastern states were sweltering in the hottest weather of the year. A general break in the hot wave was predicted by the weather experts here today within the next thirty-six hours* bringing relief to the populous sections df the country where in the larger cities the heat has caused many prostrations. Elliott says that he never saw any of the plot? executed, but that it was his work to show where to place the dynamite for the worst effects. Elliott was taken to the Centra] police station by Detective Roach, where he is being detained until some further investigation' can be made of his story. IOWANS OBJECT TO SHORT HAUL CHARGE Des Moines Jobbers Appeal to Inter state Commerce Commission to Adjust Inequalities,. Washington, D. C., May 19.—Declar ing the rate of freight betwen Des Moines, Iowa, and Rock island, Peorlaf and Chicago, 111., are "grossly exces sive, unreasonable and illegal," fifty three business concerns of Des Moines complained today to the inter state commerce commission against the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific, The Chicago, 'Milwaukee and St. Paul and the Chicago, Burlington ft Quincy railways. It is averred that greater charges for shipments are exacted for shorter than for longer hauls over thro.ugh routes from Atlantic seaboard points to Des Moines and the commission is urged to adjust the alleged inequali ties in freight charges. ROADS GIVEN RIGHT TQ INCREASE RATES wi N S A E WJTH DYNAMITING James Elliott, Pittsburg Structural Iron Worker, Confesses as an Aid Blow at Union Alleged. ployed by Detectlve'W. J. Burns of the National Detective Agency, made an affidavit last night at the Labor tem ple before the oificers of the Structural Iron Workers' union in which he impli cated Detective Burns, Walter Drew, a New York attorney and secretary of the National Erectors' association: John Bushey, local representative of the National Erectors' association, and William Tanney, owner of a local de tective agency, in dynamiting plots. The sum of Elliott's confession is that Detective Burns was employed by the National Erectors' association to destroy property belonging the them which had* been erected by nonunion labor and do it in such a way- that it would appear to have been done by union men. Charges Plot Against Union. The object of all the dynamiting cases wis to arouse the people of the couptry in such a way that the structural iron worjrers' union would be injured. His istatement is that the National Erectors' association, through Detective Burns, is responsible^qr ah ttidst all the dynamite outrages that have been committed throughout the couritry "for the last three years. Washington, D. C., May 19.—Rail ways operating in Central Passenger, tAntiiiVi7d association territory,. including the reciprocity continued. states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan, are permitted, by an order Issued today by the interstate com merce commission to exact higher passenger fares for interstate than for intrastate business where state leg islatures or state commissions have established a two cent a mile rate. FOREST FIRE BLOWN ACROSS WIDE STREAM Glen Falls, N. Y., May 19.—Fire starting in Johnsburg, ^Warren county, last night was blown across the Sa candaga river and destroyed more than 20,000 acres of heavy, standing timber. The flames were threatening the de structicn of the hamlet of Bakers Mills, when a heavy rain stopped the fire. MASSACHUSETTS HAS NO AUTO SPEED LIMIT Boston, May 19.—There is no ab solute or fixed speed limit at which automobiles may be operated in Mass achusetts according to a decision of the supreme ccurt. The court rules chat if a jury finds that the rate ot speed was reasonable and proper re gard to traffic, right of way and safety of the public it should find for a de fendant no matter at what rate of speed he operated the machine. Mlffiiifii j\r^jiH i"%V TAFT OPPOSES Pittsburg, May 18.—James Elliott of 2349 Bedford avenue, a structural iron w„*er ,ho t*at h. ta. be..- SESUSS^ffiJKZS CANADIAN PACT President Will Fight Sug gested Changes Favored By Root and Lodge State hood Vote Delayed. .. Washington, D.'C., May 19.—Presi dent Taft is opposed to amendments to the reciprocity agreement no mat ter who is their sponsor. It became known today that the president looks with disfavor on the proposed amend ment of Senators Root aud Lodge, two of his personal friends and! close ad visers. Mr. Taft believes the agree ment should go through congress as it was introduced. He will make his fight along that linrf, no matter what republican leaders attempt to do. Claiming that the essence of the country Senator Root before the senate finance committee suggested an amendment which would prevent wood pulp paper from coming into this couritry free un til it was free from all the provinces of Canada. Senator Root argued that such an amendment would not In validate the agreement. John Norris, of New York, repre senting the American Newspaper Pub lishers association, declared that the amendment would be fatal to the agreement. Senator Root's amendment was de signed to make pulp and paper free on both sides at the same time, instead of allowing the importation at once of free pulp and paper from those prov inces in Canada in which there are no restrictions regarding the exporta tion of these articles. The bill now, he claims contains no provision for the free admisision of paper and wood pulp into Canada. Senator Lodge of the committee had inserted into the proposed amendment the following words after Canada, "and all its provinces." 8enator Lodge's Contention. Senator bod?« contended that as the bill stands ttte action of one province In imposing, restrictions would not pre vent all the rest of Canada from ex porting, to this country free paper and wood pulp, but would not allow the United States to export these articles into anv part of Canada. He said that, he could not deal with Canada by pro vinces any more than Canada could deal with the states in this country. Statehood Question Goes Over. The desire of so many members to speak on the joint statehood resolution admitting Arizona and New Mexico, caused democratic leaders to change their plans for ending debate and rush ing the bill to passage today, and dis cussion will continue next week. The floor leaders'of the majority had hopes to pasB the bill today before ad journment, but it was not deemed wise to cut off debate so long as so many members on each side had prepared arguments which they wished to de liver. Accordingly an agreement was obtained by Representative Flood to continue the debate until next Tues day, when the joint resolution will' be called for passage. There being nothing on the house calendar for Saturday, adjournment until next week, probably until Tues day, was the democrat' program. The house special committee to in vestigate the American Sugar Refining company, met this morning and was called to order by its chairman, Repre sentative Hardwick of Georgia. The committee organized and discussed plans of procedure. Appointment of sub-committees to inquire into various phases of the sugar industry, prices, corporate organization control of prod uct prosecutions and the like was practically determined upon. The sen ate was not in session, but hearings be fore the senate finance committee on Discuss Council of National Defense. The proposed council of. national de fense. the establishment of which is provided for in a bill introduced by Representative Hobson of. Alabama, was under discussion today, before the house committee on naval affairs, The secretary of war, the secretary of the -J?" --V navy. Ma.ior Gen! Wood, chief of staff Carnegie was read: of -the army Gen. Witherspoon of the war college,'Admiral Rogers of the war college. Commander Frank K. Hill of the navy, and others, were invited to the hearing. The object of the council of national GOTHAM FINANCIER COMMITS SUICIDE New York. May IP.—Col. Henry O. a widely known financier and director in many prominent industrial corporations, committed suicide In Central park this afternoon by shoot Jin* himself. He was about 70 years old. defense is regarded favorably by mill-1 might miss the. chance of ever count tary leaders and officials. -Tl^e council ing them at all but you do well to will constat of the secretary of war, aB president the secretary of the navy and chairmen of the senate ^nd house committees on appropriations, foreign, military and naval affairs, the chief of the general staff of the army, the aide1 Pittsburg, who presided, declared that for operations of the navy anld the' women were foremost In the ranks of presidents of the war and navy col-j peace makers and to them would leges. The chief function of the coun-1 eventually be given credit for bringing cil will be to determine a general pol- ribout International peace. icy of national defense and recom mend to the president for transmission to congress measures relating thereto* ^1 'T 7UWT1 V"-.V^. .*v- OTTUMWA, WAPELLO COUNTY, IOWA.SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1911 THE RETAILERS BIG MEETING Ottumwa Merchants Will Endeavor to Show Iowa Dealers That This City Is The meeting last night was a most enthusiasitc gathering. The program was food fo'iHhJmfjhi for all the mem bers of the association. J. K. Dysart's remarks told of the benefits of the Ot tumwa Retatl Merchants' association W. J. Donelan told "Why You Should Belong." N. P. Reed gave several in stances where the conditions of the retail merchants could be bettered and the object of the state organization and its benefits to the Ottumwa mer chants in the future,were referred to by George Haw, Jr. J. J. Treneman told the assembled retailers why they should belong to the state associa tion. 'i?'-:,.: ''K'"'/' NEW YORK BANK PROBE IS ORDERED V-v4 Governor Dix Instructs Superintendent of Banks to Make Sweeping Investigation. Albany. N. Y.. May 19.—A sweeping investigation of the state banking de partment has been ordered by Gover nor Dix. The investigation will be in charge of George C. Van Tuyle. the newly appointed superintendent of banks. Gov. Dix's letter directing the probe says in part: "I shall expect you to make thorough investigation into existing conditions and to place where it properly belongs responsibility for any wrong doing that may have been done and for any failure to protect and safeguard the rights or interests of depositors in banks, trust companies and savings in stitutions. The public is entitled to know all the facts relating to any in stitutions that has solicited and re ceived the funds and savings, of the people and then closed its doors." PEACE SURE TO COME IS CARNEGIE'S VIEWS Peace Day Observance In Pittsburg Receives Letter In Which En couragement is Given. Pittsburg, May 19.—At a peace day observance in Carnegie hall last night, attended by hundreds of school teach ers, the following letter from Andrew It gives me great pleasure to con gratulate the Teachers' association upon its celebration of peace day. There is a great deal to be Baid for counting your chickens before they are hatched, because if you do you celebrate peace day for another rea son—it is bound to come and I believe It is going to come, so soon that wo will be surprised." George D. Guthrie, former mayor of SIX MEN SCALDED BY AN EXPLOSION Chicago, May 19.—By the explosion of a boiler of a hoisting engine being used in the construction of the new Otis building, La Salle and Madison, six men were scalded seriously to day. One of the victims will die. The men were engaged in excavating for a foundation^ ir Best Place to Meet in 1912 1 S A. car load of enthusiastic Ot tumwa retail merchants, bent on se curing the next convention of the Iowa State Retail Merchants association, will leave the Jefferson street depot next Monday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock enroute for Cedar Rapids, where Tues day morning the retailers of the state will convene in annual session. A monster meeting of Ottumwa retail dealers was held at the rooms of the association last night, and aside from some interesting talks for the good of the association, the discussion centered on the idea of securing the next state convention. Among the Ottumwa re tailers who have already signified their intention of going to Cedar Rapids are the following: J. K. Dysart, Charles Halberg, J. J. Trene man, G. O. Nelson, Norvil Johnson, M. P. Chlsman, H. J. Bremhorst, G. D. Head, Roy E. Stevens, J. L. Graham, W. A. Derby, Charles Mitchell, A. P. Anderson, Harry Dutro, W .1. Peck, John Swanson, J. M. Shindley, A. H. Nelson and Secretary R. J. Shanahan. The private car secured for the Ot tumwa merchants will provide accom modation for many more members of the association, and all Who can go are urged to notify Secretary Shanahan not later than Monday noon. The resolutions committee appoint ed at the meeting last night, composed of J. K. Dysart, chairman H. J. Brem horst, George Haw, Jr., Roy E. Ste vens and Norval Johnson, is meeting this afternoon to draft strong resolu tions urging the state association to meet here next year. a***? Springfield, 111., May 19.—When the Illinois legislature convened this morning for the final day of the regu lar session of 1911 its record to date Included these principal features: Passage of the workmen compensa tion law, the employers' liability bill, the statewide, Cook county and Chi cago municipal court civil service measures the O'Connor outer harbor and the Kleman lake Calumet harbor bills for Chicago, the Starved Rock state park measure and the revised railroad and warehouse commission law. Defeat of the initiative and referen dum, the revenue amendment to the state constitution, the «all for a con situtlonal convention,,the state tax commission as recommended by the governor, the deep water ways, woman suffrage, anti-pass, anti-lobbyist, county option, the bill of the liberator "wet" interests, the Chicago board of trade bill legalizing puts and calls, and the Carroll boxing bill which was to permit six round bouts. More Bills to Pass Today. It was expected that before the gavel should fall upon final adjourn ment at midnight these other measures would be disposed of. Automobile and good roads bills, corrupt, practices, direct employment by citieB of labor on public improve ments, the fish bill, the anti-fire arm act, the hotel regulation bill recom mended by the, Illinois Commercial Travelers association, the bill author izing municipalities to use special funds in the purchase of anticipatory tax warrants and the bill allowing erection ot recreation piers along the shore&'of Lake Michigan.• By a vote of 39 to 0, ther senate to day introduced In the house amend ments to the Chicago outer harbor bill which authorizes the city of Chi cago to construct ten outer harbor. The bill will now go to the governor for his signature. Criticism for Adkins. Speaker Adkins is bitterly denounced for his attitude toward the deep-water way bill under a" resolution offered in the senate today by Senator Albert C. ,Clark of Chicago. The resolution protests against the action of Speaker Adkins, in prevent ing committee action on bills In the house and refusing to permit a vote on important measures in the house, thus not only preventing the passage of legislations but depriving members of the general assembly of their rights." Anti-Crime Publishing Bill. Representative Chester Church's bill which prohibits publication of data, statements or descriptions of crimes and executions of criminals, passed the senate today by a vote of 29 to 0- Violation of the act is made punish able by a fine of not more than $1,000 or not more ihan six months imprison mentor both. The bill had passed the house. CONSTITUTION FOR ALSACE LORRAINE Plural Voting Feature Dropped Reichstag Committee'and Re ligious Freedom Given. 0V! A»C#i BWSf'V LONG LIST OF-" &iilou5vS IN ILLINOIS Present Legislature Shows Larger Negative Than Positive Results Will Ad journ At Midnight. by Berlin, May 19.—After prolonged bargaining the committee of the Reich stag today adopted the government's bill providing a constitution for Alsace Lorraine. The support of the socialists was secured by abolishing the proposed plural voting. The original measure provided that the lower chamber should be made up of members elect ed by universal suffrage of those 26 years old Or over and that voters over 35 years should have two votes and those more than 45 years old, three votes. The clericals were won over by con cessions in the matter of religious freedom and an arrangement by which the French language would be used officially in the school of those dis tricts of Alsace-Lorraine where there is a French-speaking population. WILL VOTE TO BUY OWN WATERWORKS Des Moines, May 19.—The Des Moines city council today fixed June 19 as the date for holding a special election to determine whether the city shall purchase the local water plant. The plant is valued at about $200,0oo. Arbitration probably will be necessary to determine the purchase price. OHIO SENATOR til DENIES BRIBERY Columbusj '•)., May 19.—Senator Edward Crawford of Carroll county, accused of soliciting a bribe of $200 from W. H. Cook of Springfield, secre tary of the Ohio Butchers and Grocers association, pleaded not guilty when arraigned in criminal court today. •WftfMfcr -,•.•-»*• MEXICAN PRESIDENT WHO WILL RESIGN £fcEf6XlUre jrifr* INTIMATE SKETCH OP PRESIDENT DIAZ The forthcoming resignation of President Diaz of Mexico probably will mark the close of a career that has been marked by unusual activity. The following intimate biographical sketch of the Mexican resident is from "Spain's Lost Jewels, Cuba and Mexi co," written by Thomas Rees, man ager of the State Register at Spring field, 111. Published by special per mission of the author: Porflrio Diaz, the Illustrious presi dent of the Republic of Mexico, was born at Oaxaca, September 15, 1830. V. (Continued on Page 8.) '7t TRIES MURDER AND E N S I ID E llllinbis Man Returns Home After Separation From Family and^ Shoots Wife and Father. Bloomington, 111., May 19.—James Leary, a farmer,, yesterday afternoon shot his wife and her father, Jacob Barker, at the Leary home, fifteen miles east of here, and then drank carbolic acid, dying at 7:30 o'clock last night. Leary, who had separated from hib wife and had been residing in New Jersey, returned unexpectedly. Seiz ing a shot gun he shot his father-in law, who was calling on his daughter, then shot his wife and drank the acid, falling between his victims. His five children witnessed the deed. The three were removed to a hospital in this city, where Leary died. Little hope is entertained for the. recovery of his victims. SAYINGS BANKS TO OBSERVE BIRTHDAY Centennial of Founding of These Insti tutions Will be Held In 1915 Plans Now Being Made.»v J" New York, May 19.—The centennial of the savings banks in America will be celebrated in 1915 and already plans are under way for making the occasion a notable one. The national and Btate organization of savings bank officials will coroperate with commit tees from the savings bank section of the American Bankers' association and the American Institution of-Bank ing. The Philadelphia Savings Fund so ciety, the Provident Institution for, Savings of Boston, the Bank for Sav ings of New York and the Savings bank of Baltimore, the first American savings banks, will take leading parts in the celebration. r*"«w 'V 1 *»t«|6 OIAX*. Mexico City, May 19.— Now that President Diaz has yield- ,• 4 ed to popular demand that he resign, public concern is keen about his health. The most fre quent inquiry was "How is Diaz?" His present condition is about the same as yesterday. He is confined to his bed and is still Buffering from the inflammation in the face. The fever is said to have abated. The members of the cabinet called at the palace to report late developments, 4» but postponed discussion at the 4 request of Diaz. '. .v.* fA TYPO UNION HEAD W I S E I New York, May 19.—President Lynch of the typographical union has brought suit for $100,000 damages against John Kirby and the Manufacturers' asso ciation for blaming the typographical union for the Los Angeles Times dynamiting. *1 v^t^ 'SW iiajj W "4 ^f' A vlfj.- N,' if1 4. ». w, WP^'vY V'v. if* 1 VfV* NUMBER 121 NEW SET BACK s-'f'W.'i :..'n Telegram From Mexico City Telling of Reports Heard There Causes Insurrecto Leaders to Grow Cautious O A O ID A IT A UNTIL •DIAZ RESIGNS Mi- Madero Will Wait Until De La Barra Is Provisional President Before To Mexico City. plot to attempt the life of until such time as disproved or affairs in a more settled remainder to be Going W- Juarez, Max., May 19^-lt was definitely decided at 1 o'clock to day that Francisco I. Madero, Jr, would not enter Mexico City un til Minister Do La Barra became the provisional president, 8enor Madero will leave within a day or two for Monterey of some, point in the state of Goahuila, there to await developmenta at the capital. Assurances were received by the insurrectos today that they could name six members of tha new cabinet, Minister De La Barra to 'name a sub-committee of fort eign relations. Juarez, Mexico, May 1$,'—Plans of the revolutionary for the departure to Mexico City within a few days of Provisional President Francisco I. Madero, Jr., received setback this morning when circulation there of the existence a a member junta in El Paso received a telegram from the capital stating that persistent rumors were in of a Madero upon his arrival. Beyond this bare statmeat t&a m*** sage gave no iletatis, but tlu* resulted in a hurried consultation insurrecto leaders as to the advisabil ity of postponing the trip ot Madero the reports were at the capital were condltloh. Mr. Madero and his advisers still awaiting an answer from City as to the Immediate are Mexico meeting ot the four provisional governors. nominated later, He adds, "This one is utterly dis credited. The federal government wants to make peace with me. "n uy any unforunate occurfenoe my life should be taken, anarchy would follow in Mexico. 1 cannot for a moment take such a report serlouk ly. My plans will not be changed." Bloody Battle Being Fought. Cuernavaca, Mex., May 19.—A san« guinary battle Is being fought at Cuautla, 20 miles southeast of here,' between the federal garrison under, Col. Manguia and a force of rebels commanded by Col. Zapata. Fugitives arriving here today state that the streets of Cuautla are strewn with dead and wounded. A commission left here last night, for Cuautla carrying the news of the armistice which it is hoped will put ^, an end to the fighting. Rebels Fire on Own Side. Naco, Sonora, Mex., May 19.—The advance guard of Oen. Lomeli's rebel force marching west from Agua Prleta was mistaken for a force of federal troops early today and fired upon by the Insurrecto garrison at Naco. Five rebels and one civilian were seriously, wounded before the garrison discover-'' ed Its mistake. It Is believed some of the wounded, who were brought to the American side tor treatment, will die.. Arrest of Two Ordered. San Diego, Calif., May 19.—A tele-, graphic request from Foreign Minis ter De la Barra to Dr. J. D. Prieto, Mexican consul here, was responsi ble for the arrest of Gen. Prycetat TIa Juana last night. It was also learned that previous to the arrest, Dr. Prieto notified Gen. Bliss, commanding the Unit-d States troops here, of Minis ter De la Barra's request Further information as to the contents of the message was not made public. With Pryce at the time was Captain Hopkins and S. A. Milbnrn. The ter satisfied the authorities that '"7*1 -ti The and until such time as the reports were progress of peace negotiations Is prac tically at a standstill. No doubt Is ex pressed however, that the answer will be favorable. Every officer of the staff of the pro visional president, it was anounced to day, hafl donated six months' salary as a fund for the widows and children of the1 insurrecto soldiers killed during the revolution. /1 Madero 8couts Mexican Rumor. Regarding the rumor that his lite would be in danger in Mexico City Francisco I. Madero, Jr., said: "I am going to Mexico City. I hare confidence in the federal government. Rumors that someone may 4° me per sonal harm are to me of no conse quence. "I have received hundreds of rumori all through the revolution and it has been my task to sift the reliable from the unreliable." lat Wi he had nothing to do with the Mexican insurrection and was later given his liberty. Pryce and Hopkins were taken to Fort Rosecranz.