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TM to - M to - WEATHER Fair; wanner IONOI' U MA .a FUIHAY MUKNI.M. SKlTKMItKU .!. 1007. rUICE 10 CENT? VOL. It N. DJWIS CKSE Violating Anti-Trust Texas Laws nza (GOES TO JURY Corsicana Refining Company Said to Be Controlled by the Rockefeller Interests. . Examination in the government's suit agaiiet the company, testl- By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Sept. 19. That the Standard Oil Company 1b op erating under the name of the Corsicana Refining Company in the State of Texas, which has forbidden combines, was learned when Wesley H. Tllford, treasurer of the Standard Oil Company, under fled that H. C. Felger and C, N. Payne, whom Frank Kellogg, at torney for the Government, stated control the CorBicana com pany, are prominent in conducting the affairs of the Standard Oil Company. Kellogg sought to draw from the witness the Information that the Corsicana company was really the Standard Oil Company, and was In operation in Texas because the anti-trust laws of that State would not permit a combine to operate. Tilford replied that as far as he knew the Standard Oil Company had no interests in the State of Texas. He said that Felger and Payne were- both officers of the Standard Oil Company, but he was not aware that they owned the Corsicana company. ' Frank Kellogg spent a busy day tracing the changes in the develop ments of the Standard Oil Company, from the time of its incorporation in 1882, when the trust was formed, until dissolved in 1899, and the Standard Oil Company of New Jer sey was formed.' Kellogg developed many questions from the trust agree ment in 1882, which was contained in a bill of complaint filed in St. Louis last December when the. pres ent action was commenced. ' The trust agreement which was entered into by John D. Rockefeller and forty-five other oil Interests, provided that the Standard Oil ' Company should be formed.in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, -and In other States, whenever the trus tees deemed it advisable. ' AH prop erties and assets of the embraced j corporations and companies were to be turned over to the several Stand ard Oil companies, which in turn is sued its own stock In exchange. Un der the terms of this trust' agree ment all stock was to, be delivered to nine trustees, who issued to de nositlng stockholders trust certifi cates equal in par value to the par value of the several Standard Oil companies. The trustees under the original agreement were John D. Rockefeller, O. H. Payne, William G. Rockefeller, J. A. Bostwick, H. M. Flagler, W. G. Warden, Charles Pratt, Benjamin Brewster and John D. Archibald. The trustees had ab solute power in controlling the affairs of the company. They could pur chase with the trust funds, stocks and bonds of other oil companies on such terms as they deemed advisable, and could dispose of them whenever they considered it necessary. The trustees were elected to hold office for three years. When questioned at length on the trust prior to 1882- and 1892, and periods of trust liquidated from 1892 to 1899, Tilford, as secre tary of the company, could give gov ernment's counsel little information during the period of the Standard Oil trust, though he was a liquidating trustee. , Kellogg finally asked Tilford if, during the period of liquidation, there had been any real change in 1882, Tilford said Rockefeller held 256,854 shares. THOUSANDS WILL BE. OUT OF WORK By Associated Press.! LONDON, Sept-19. Between 40, 000 and SO, 000 members of the boH er makers' union in England will be locked out by a strike which is to be called October 5 th. The men are em ployed chiefly at the east coast ports at Barrow and Onclyd. Employers claim that the executive committee of the Employers' Association has the power to enforce the signed agree ments and that the men can be pre vented from striking. There is widespread discontent among the laboring classes in Eng land and the labor situation is be coming extremely critical. MISSING WITNESS IS RECOGNIZED SEATTLE, Sept. 19. Jack Slmje kins, who was wanted as a witness for the prosecution in the recent trial of William D. Haywood, and for whose arrest a reward was offered by the State of Idaho, was recognized I by several persons on the streets a few nights ago. He disappeared as soon as he heard that he had been recognized. Simpkins had been the companion of Harry Orchard, who was the leading witness for the pros ecution against Haywood. It is said that he was in Caldwell at the time ol the explosion of tha bomb that killed Former Governor Steunen berg. The State wanted Simpkins to give corroborative evidence. WANTED TO HAVE MACK RESTRAINED Several Ballots Taken Early Part of the Evening-Rumor Says Seven for Conviction and Five for Acquittal. GOLDFIELD. Sept. 19. J. C. Campbell of the famous law firm of Campbell, Metson and Brown of San Francisco, appeared before Judge Langan this afternoon at the tailing of the roll of the Grand Jury, and made a motion that C. E. Mack, .of Reno, who has been recently appoint ed by District Attorney Swallow as deputy, district attorney, should be restrained from appearing before the Grand Jury as a special prosecutor against J. F. Hedden of the Tonopah and Goldfield railroad, on a charge of misrepresenting the taxable prop erty of the railroad. The motion was denied by. Judge Langan. wm MAY grab KOREA -v The case of Mrs. Ruth Davis, the negress, who shot and killed her husband, Georgo (Devil) Davis, went to the jury at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Davis was on the stand during the day and gave substantially the same testimony that she gave at her previous trial. District Attorney McCarran himself took the stand to repudiate . the story told by the Davis boy on the stand. He denied em- phatically that he had attempted to influence the boy's testimony. In his opening argument for the. defense, Attorney Walter Cole paid Mr. McCarran the compliment of stating that the defense had never for a moment believed that Mr. McCarran had done anything of the kind. Attorney L. A. Gibbons closed for the defense, Judge O'Brien instructed the jury on the law, and the jurymen retired. During the afternoon there were various rumors as to how the , jury stood. One report was to the effect that the second ballot was seven for conviction and that there were five 'for acquittal. At the hour of going to press the jury had made no report. SHOE WORKERS PROJECT STRIKE By Associated Press. ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19. Work in every shoe factory in the United States may be stopped by the strike of the Independent Boot and Shoe Cutters' union. Members of the local here went out today, with a demand for increased ' wages and shorter hours. Every factory in the city is affected, except one which Blgned the agreement. Employers declare they are paying as much as present condi tions will allow and express the de termination to fight out the issue to the last. The strikers have received promises of support from other unions and the struggle promises to be severe. FItKK TELEGRAPHY SCHOOL. By Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19. Gen- the management of the company, the oral Manager Calvin of the Southern witness replied there was not. Through Tllford, counsel for the- gov ernment elicited the information that John D. Rockefeller owned more than one-fourth interest in the Stand ard Oil trust. Out of a total of 972,500 of the trust certificates in By Associated Press. TOKIO, Sept. 19. The possibility that Japan will annex Ko rea has again arisen. Marquis Ito is quoted as saying that if the Korean papers persist In their attitude of unfriendliness, it may be the last day for them. Tokio papers report that a band of in surgents, Including one band of 800, are gathered about Seoul in readiness for an attack. Roving bauds of Koreans, under the leadership of ex-Japanese soldiers, are killing Japanese officials, civilians and Koreans suspected of being pro-Japanese. The belief Is growing hourly through Japan that Korea will be annexed and a decisive move on the part of .the government is expected within a few days. Feeli ug is strong against the Koreans and it is thought" that marauders have the sanction of many resi- dents of the island supposedly loyal to the Japanese. ' ' - It is reported that the insurgents are gathering vast quanti- ties of sunnlies and that they have been secretly given aid in China. The Japanese forces in the island will be increased and Japanese officials express their intentions of resorting to the most drastic measures to suppress the outlawry which is now wide- Rnraari In the island. ENDEAVORED TO DEPORT ACTRESS Pacific will open a free school of tel egraphy. In Los Angeles, which will accommodate 250 to 300 pupils. No charge will be made for students who agree to work for the Southern Paci fic. AH will be instructed in railway station work. Earthquake Shock in Southern California . By Associated Press. . REDLANDS, ?Cal.. Sept. 19. A sharp earthquake shock was felt at 5:45 o'clock this evening. The vibra . tions were from north to south. The a'i duration of the loud rumble was two J seconds, while that oi the shake was one second. Crockery on shelves was rattled! . No buildings were cracked or damage of any kind done, though the shock was the heaviest in eight years. UASKIIALL SCORES. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19. The (By Associated Press). ; . LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19. A Blight earthquake was felt here this evening at 5:55. No dam- age was done and the shock was bo light as to be hardly perceptible. ' . NEW YORK, Sept. 19. The board of Inquiry at Ellis Island has finished the second investigation of the case of Paula Klippenburg, the young wo man from Vienna, who was ordered deported Beveral weeks ago, but who succeeded in getting another hearing by an appeal to Washington. The board's findings were sent to Wash ington today. Miss Klippenburg today herself served papers iu a breach of promise suit-for $25,000 damages against Horace E. Miller, a wealthy celluloid manufacturer, when he appeared at the official hearing. Miller instigated the proceedings taken by the Immi gration authorities to get her out of the cotintry. Miller was intimate with her In Europe. She was an actress at one time and is attractive. The case has received considerable attention be cause it is the first of the kind which has arisen under the new immigra tlon regulations and because it has shown what power the immigration officials are able to exercise. When Miss Klippenburg came here armed with letters which Miller had written her showing the relations they had sustained and notified the rich manufacturer that she wanted satisfaction, Miller, complained to Im migration Officer Watchorn, saying she had been an immoral woman in Europe. - ; - - ' ' ' ' Watchorn decided that she was an undesirable alien and he quickly had his officers remove her from the fash lonab'le. hotel where she -had taken apartments, to the narrow, uncom fortable quarters at Ellis Island. She was to have been shipped back to Europe at once, but a newspaper re porter accidentally got an inkling of the case and despite Watchorn's re fusal to give any Information, the facts were brought out and the case reopened. FEAR OUTBREAK OF VOLCANIC FORCE NECKTIE FAILED TO SAVE MAN'S LIFE SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19. Los ing his balance while at work on a scaffolding on the Nuttall building, at Bush and Montgomery streets, yesterday morning, Charles Presley, a bricklayer, plunged headlong from the fifth story to the ground and was Instantly killed. His body was taken to the morgue. William O'Brien, who was working beside Presley when the accident oc curred, saw him as he stepped back ward over the edge of Xhe scaffold ing. . He tried to save him and suc ceeded in grasping the falling' man's necktie, but that was too weak to withstand the strain and parted, leaving Presley to his fate. The dead mn resided at 204 Lin den street, Oakland, with his wife and family. SHELL, Wyo., Sent. 19. Ranch- men of this district are watching with curiosity and some apprehension a natural phenomenon which is now in progress a short distance north west o fthe Hoover place. . Great masses of a high bluff bor CONSTANTS IS BEING TRIED CRUEL LADRONES WILL BE HANGED MANILA, Sept. 19. Governor General Smith has refused to modify the death sentence iu the cases of Macario Sakay and Julian Dcvega, the former ladrone chiefs, who plead ed guilty of brigandism and whoso sentence was confirmed on ' appeal by the supreme court on July 26. In the cases of Luzon Montalon and Leon Villafuerte, who were sen tenced at the same time, the governor-general has commuted the sen tence to life Imprisonment. Sakay and Devega are to be hanged tomor row; ' The Filipino newspapers have been daily agitating for a light punish ment for these so-called patriots, convicted of the murder and torture of their fellow countrymen, whom they blinded, mutilated and burned; while the American papers have de manded the infliction of the extreme penalty. ' CHICAGO,- Sept. 19. The State concluded its presentation this after noon of Its case against Frank J. dering a creek at that point are fall-TConstantine, accused of having mur ing away f redueutly and are rolling dered Mrs. Arthur w. Gentry, Janu Into the valley to the accompaniment ary 6, 1904, and the defense opened. of noise which can be heard for Two witnesses werettalled r, before miles. The bluff is cracking and court adjourned.' Their evidence was splitting from base to top, and seems of minor importance. Constantine to be about to entirely crumble away, will take the stand in his own be- At the same time the valley below half tomorrow, and it is expected the bluff is rising, having come up that all the testimony in the case will six feet in the past month. A ridge have been presented by noon. has risen in sucli a manner as to in tercept the creek and the stream is I HAKKY CRAWFORD DEAD, constantly changing its course. RENO, Sept. 19 Harry Crawford There has been no violent (Tisturb-I a well known mining man of Ramsey nnce of the formation, but a steady was found dead In his. room at the uplift is in progress. . Clarendon hotel, this city, yesterday The section is of volcanic origin morning. Death was due to an at- aud ranchmen fear a new outbreak of tack of heart disease. The man had EXECUTIONERS ARE KEPT BUSY RIGA, Russia', Sept. 19. Twenty two of the fifty-eight men on trial hero for court martial, charged with participation in the revolt of the Bal tic provinces in 1905, have been con demned to death. Several hundred already have been executed. . The government officials still are in pursuit of men said to have taken part in the revolt and it is probable that hundreds will die as the result of the relentless prosecution of the cases. ' . , ., volcanic force. JEWELRY THIEF IS SENTENCED been dead several hours before dis covered. Mr. Crawford was well known In this place and throughout the mining camps of the state. W. J. Douglass, Tom Risen and Tom Kendall returned last night from a hunting trip, and they came home with the goods. They brought ducks galore, and the Bonanza staff is much obliged for a nice covey of rare birds. following is the score for the game today: Portland 6, Los Angeles 4. Attorney 9. E. Keeler, who has ueen in Carson on legal busifless, re turned yesterday. " ' Vatican Is Exercised Oyer Demonsrration - , -- -.'. -'' t By Associated Press. v - r , ROME, Sept. 19. Anxiety is felt in the. Vatican as to the out- come of the demonstration tomorrow on the thirty-Beventh anni-- , versary of the fall of the temporal power of papacy and the cap- ture of Rome by the Italians. This year the event has taken a decidedanti-clerlcal turn. In Vatican circles it is felt that a re- "vival of anti-clericalism is due to the direct influence of French enemies of the papacy, working especially through Free Mason- ry, and. aiming to start an agitation similar to thafc in France. Pope Pius today said: "I hope that the good sense of the Italian people will prevent them from falling into such a trap and that they will remember that we are all Italians." LONDON, Sept. 1?. The trial of R. P. Green and Charles Roor, two Americans extradited from New York on a charge of robbing Tiffany's Lon don store on Bond street of jewels and goods valued at 125,000, was concluded today. Roor was dis charged, but Green was sentenced to five years' penal servitude and rec ommended to deportation at, the ex piration of his sentence. ., I METAL QUOTATION'S. ; NEW YORK, Sept. 19. Lead weak, $4.60 to $4.75; lake cop- per, $15 to $20; silver. 67 ; Mexicans, 55,4.