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TBE PLYMOUTH TRIBUNE.
PLYMOUTH, IND. nPTDRICKS ZL CO., - . Publisher!. 1907 OCTOBER 1907 Sa Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa o ö 1 4T" 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 2! 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 o O O 9 ) e o ON. M. 7v F. Q.ÄF. M. TL. Q. 7th. j) 14thA&21st. 29th. PANORAMA OF THE WORLD ABOUT THAT WHICH HAS BEEN AND IS TO BE. All Side and Condition of Thine are Shown. Nothing; Overlooked to make It Complete. Fifteen Killei In B. & O. Wreck. Fifteen men were killed and a score Injured, a number fatally, at Bellaire, Ohio, when the Chicago & Wheeling express train on the Baltimore & Ohio railway crashed into a freight train which was moviag slowly on a siding. The accident was due, it is said, to the failure of an operator to throw a switch. The west-bound freight had received orders to meet the passenger at the western limits of the Bellaire yard and was moving slowly along the siding. At the point where the wreck occurred there is a very sharp curve which prevents the engineers of east bound trains from seeing more than a few feet ahead. The passenger train swung around the curve very rapidly, telng three hours late, and should have gona in safety on the main line. The switch to the siding, however, had not been turned and the train shot on to the siding and Into the freight train. There was scarcely time to apply the brakes and no time for the enginemen to jump. The two big engines were reduced tc junk by the Impact, but the worst damage was done to the smoker, which was telescoped so completely by the baggage car that every seat was thrown out of the coach. Every oc cupant of the smoker was badly in jured. The passengers in the other day coaches and the two Pullmans were tumbled from their seats, but not seriously injured. Fatal Trolley Wreck in Ohio. In a head-on collision, two miles east of Elmore, Ohio, between a freight car and a passenger car cn the Toledo, Port Clinton & Lakeside electric road, one man was killed and eight persons Injured, two seriously that their recov ery is not assured. Three of the in jured live in Toledo. William Beier, motonnan, resides at 454 Raymer street, where he was taken soon after the accident. The two others are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kleinhans, attend ants at the Toledo State Hospital. They were not dangerously hurt. Catie Chadwick Dying in Prison. Mrs. Cassie Chad's ick, the Cleveland wizard of finance, who 13 serving a term in the Ohio penitentiary at Co lumbus for her part in wrecking an OberHn bank, is very seriously ill. She had a relapse which alarmed the phy sicians, but she rallied and her death Is not expected, although it is admit ted the outcome of her condition can not be predicted with cr rtainty. And He is a Brewer. Sir John Charles Bell, ex-sheriff of the city of London, Eng., head of a tilg brewery company, who has held a number of important offices in connec tion with the municipality, has been elected lord mayor of London, to suc ceed Sir William Theloar, Bart The new lord mayor will be installed No vember 9. Trainmen Killed on Southern Road. Three trainmen and an unknown white man, supposed to be a tramp, were killed when a freight train ox: the seaboard air line ran into a wash out near Alamo, Ga., and was wrecked. The dead Include Engineer Chas. H?nes of Americus and a fireman and brake man, both colored. Unruly Mule Kills Man. While harnessing a mule at the home of his brother-in-law, in Woos ter, Ohio, Bert Harman, 23 years old, was kicked in the back of fie neck by the animal and killed. The olow broke his neck, and he was found a little later by his brother-in-law beneath the mule. The Lumber Trust Next Week. The Federal grand Jury of St. Paul, Ulna, will next week begin an inves tigation of the lumber trust, which Is understood to have headquarters In Minneapolis. Witnesses to the number of fifty have been summoned to testify before the grand jury. Venerable Smoker is Burned to Death. . Urs. Matilda Chamberlain, 80 years old, was burned to death at her home in Shiloh, Ohio. Her clothing caught fire from a pipe which she was smok ing. Gans Gets Decision Over Burns. A dispatch from Los Angeles, Cal., says: Joe Clans, the lightweight cham pion, received the decision over Jimmy Borna (George Memsic), of Chicago, at the end of the twentieth round, Two Killed In Explosion. Two men were killed and three fatally Injured by an explosion of gas in No. 3 mine of the Lehigh and Wilkesbarre Coal Company at Wilkesbarre, Pa. The ex plosion is said to have been caused by om of the men igniting a body of gas with a naked light. Is Impaled on Pitchfork. While putting hay down a chute barn Crist Koed of Minneapolis 1.. ted fell down the side, striking thu t. of a pitchfork handle, which penetrated his abdomen fully a foot and a half, lis rill recover. - Iron Ore Found In Strestf Hundreds of pockets of what seems to be ft iron ore have been discovered along Como avenue in Minneapolis, and a real esta:e firm owning the property has asked tae mining department of the University of Minnesota to investigate. Big Strike On; 30,000 Are Idle. A general strike of the shoe workers f St. Louis, in sympathy with the strike of the shoe cutters, has been declared. Nearly 30,000 worknren are idle. At a secret session si the Executive Board oi the anion the set of the workers in strik Is2 receired eßeial approval. DEATHS MAKE WILL TANGLE. Paul MacConnac Left All to Wife Who Made Spouse Beneficiary. The will of Paul MacCormac, the club man and automobilist who died from in juries received in an automobile accident recently near South Norwalk, Conn., in which his wife was killed, has been found in the saf: of A. C. Astarita, the former attorney for the dead man. By the terms of the instrument Mrs. MacCormac was made the sole beneficiary, but her death has brought about an unusual situation. Mrs. MacCormac in her will left the bulk of her estate to her husband. She be queathed $10,000 to be invested in an an nuity for Joseph Adler Converse, her 11-j-ear-old son by her first husband, from whom she was divorced. Mrs. MacCormac was killed on Aug. 13. Her will was dated February, 1905, and in it she left her home in Connecticut to her second hus band and made him trustee for her sou, whj is with his father, Charles E. Con verse. Death claimed Mr. MacCormac soon after his wife succumbed. His will left all his estate to his wife without any stipulation as to its disposal in case of her death. His estate is estimated at about $000.000, most of it invested in se curities which are believed to be in a safe-deposit vault in New York City. The MacCorinacs had no issue, so that now both estates will be divided among these relatives of Mr. MacCormac: William Dawson of New York City, an uncle; Walter S. MacCormac of Philadelphia, an uncle; Mrs. Sarah A. Dilley of Wstfield, N. Y an aunt ; Mrs. Rebecca A. Fitzger ald of Westfield. an aunt, and George B. MacCormac of Kochester, N. Y. No con test is expected. SHOT THSOUGH A SEWER. New York Employe Falls Into Main and Sent Along to Harlem River. John Hoffman, 55 years old, an em ploye in the bureau of sewers, was drop ped into a five-foot sewer in Third ave nue, near 12Sth street, in New York, by the breaking of a rope and shot through the sewer to its terminus at the Harlem river and 131st street. That he came out alive is considered remarkable. With sev eral other employes Hoffman was at work repairing the main sewer. The men had almost finished their labors when a rain storm began. Hoffman was down in the hole about four feet above the swiftly flowing water. Around his waist ras a rope which was held by the men in the street above. As the water poured into the branches leading to the main pipe, the water rose higher then. Then the rope broke and Hoffman fell into the water. His fellow workmen dashed up the ave nue to 131st street, where the sewer runs into the Harlem river. Just as they reached the spot Hoffman shot out into the river. He landed near a boathouse float, swam to it and held on until a policeman and the workmen rescued him. After beiug given dry clothes he went home. :." TSTEBY IN DOUBLE SUICIDE. Two Men Found Dead by Gas Locked in Embrace. A mysterious double suicide of two young men, apparently 23 and 28 years of age, wa discovered in a room at the St. Charlta hotel in Hamilton, Ohio. They ended their lives by inhaling gas and were found locked In each other's arms. It has been learned that the two suicides and a third man got off a Cincinnati Northern traction car Sunday night and went to the St. Charles hotel, where they registered a3 John Lconell, Ben Marsee f tid Tom McLaughlin, giving no address. After an investigation the coroner de cided that the suicides were probably John Leonell and Tom McLaughlin. A strange feature of the case Is that the third man, supposed to be Ben Marsee, left the hotel in the morning without any breakfast and has not been seen since. CCANDAL AT CAPITAL RUMORED. ty'ashing-ton Hears Report of Big Graft Expose in War Department A rumor is current that a great scan dal had developed in the War Department in Washington, rivaling in many respects the PostofEce graft cases. Acting Secre tary Oliver said he knew nothing of it; but that in all probability what was re ferred to was the purchase by the quar termaster's department of some lifeboat handling apparatus that was claimed to be the patent and property of another. This person, he said, had complained to the department in regard to it. He said that the whole subject was investigated thoroughly and that no improper conduct had been shown. Polar Explorers Are Saved. William Bruce, the explorer, for whose safety much anxiety has been entertained, arrived at Tromso, Norway, aboard the felojp Backe. Bruce and his companion, Ujalmar Johansen, had established a sta tion on the west coast of Prince Charles Island, which they left not more than an hour before the previous searchers arrived. The Backe relief party reached the island Sept. 4 and found the explor ers after several days' search. Jump from Death in Flood. Mrs. Arthur R. Bradley and two small children narrowly escaped drowning at her home in Hillsdale, D. C, through a sudden rise in a creek nearby. The water rose so rapidly that the kitchen was de tached from the house. Mrs. Bradley and her children then jumped, landing on the door sill of the house, and thus es caped the rushing water below them. Will Not Try Express Cases. Judges W. II. Munger and T. C. Mun ger in the Federal Court in Omaha re minded to the State Supreme Court the cases of the State against the five ex press companies operating there, in which the State asks an injunction to prevent the companies from refusing to put Into effect the reduced rates ordered by the Sibley law. Frost Damage in Wisconsin. The first killing frost of the season formed over western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota the other day, doing great damage to .all crops over ground and unharvested. Heavy loss was pro duced to the cranberry crop in western Wisconsin. Farmer Slayer Kills Himself. Silas Baldwin of Hampshire, III., the murderer of his wife, who was found with her skull crushed the other day, has died. He had taken paris green after confessing the murder. Baldwin was a well-to-do farmer. Wu to Come Here Again. The reappointment of Wu Ting Tang to his former post as minister of China at Washington has been gazetted in P. kin. Killing Frost in Iowa. A killing frost did considerable damage in Iowa to corn still in the milk. Opin ions vary as to the extent of the damage, but niu oh corn is out of the way. Forty-Three Cases of Plague. The totals in the bubonic plague situa tion in San Francisco to date are : Cases verhied, 43; deaths, 20; death ioreent age, 00.4 per cent; suspects under ob servation, 23. Minnesota Miner Rescued. Word from Chisholm, Minn., on the range, says that Paul Meliege, 40 years old, was rescued from a mine chamber 2G5 feet below the surface of the earth, upon which there had been a sudden linking depression of 115 feet. When he was dragged out by other miners, Meliege fainted from exhaustion. HEAYY TOLL OF LIFE. NEW YORK CARS KILL ONE EVERY FIFTEEN HOURS. Viinnnnl Number of Fatalities In Traction Accidents In Angnil Gang of Toledo Juvenile Set Fire to Another Boy. Every fifteen hours a life ?s lost in New York City under the wiieels of a rassenger car, surface, elevated or steam, according to figures given out by Secre tary Travis II. Whitney of the public service commission. Mr. Whitney kept a record of transportation accidents from Aug. 5 to Sept. 3. In these twenty-six days 145 persons were hurt in car col lisions and 4G5 in collisions between cars and vehicles. Once in each hour and twenty-nine minutes of the period some person was struck by a car, making a total of 405. Sixty-four persons were in jured in boarding cars and 3,203 were injured in alighting from them, which goes to show that at least that number of New Yorkers have not yet learned to face forward when getting off street cars. Employes to the number of Oil were hurt ; twenty-three persons were hurt in derailments, twenty-six prospective pas sengers fell down stairways, and 1.SS1 persons were hurt in unclassified ways. A total of 5.500 were itber killed or in jured in the twenty-six days. PLOT A REVOLUTION IN CUBA. Move Believed to Be Backed by New York Capitalists. A conspiracy to start a revolutionary movement in Cuba has been discovered. Under instructions issued by (iov. Ma goon a number of suspicious persons be lieved to be connected with the conspiracy have been shadowed for several days past. It is persistently stated in Havana that the money to finance this revolution was furnished from Wall streets There are reports current that a certain American who was in Cuba recently and spent four days in Havana is connected with the conspiracy. The movements of this man were mysterious. No matter who is be hind this attempt, Gov. Mageon is pre pared to stamp it out immediately. FOUR DEAD; YACHT EXPLOSION. Gasoline Tank Blows Up and Twen--ty-Two Aro Thrown Into River. While out on the Ohio river at Galli polis, Ohio, with a party of twenty-two men the gasoline tank on the yacht Blanche M. exploded. All those on board were thrown into the water and four were drowned. The lost are: John E. Ed wards, clerk in the Gallipolis postoffice; J. II. Simmons, druggist, Harrisville, W. Va. ; E. II. Brake, assistant cashier, Har risville First National bank, and J. Wil lis Fiddler, postmaster at Harrisville end secretary of the West Virginia congres sional committee. The explosion v;is caused by a lantern falling from the roof of the yacht to the engine, igniting the gasoline. LONG SHEETS TO CURB DISEASE. Blankets in Sleeping Cars ia Penn sylvania Must Not Touch Face. Dr. Samuel G. Dixon, Pennsylvania Health Commissioner, has issued an or der directing that sheets in the berths of sleeping cars running through Pennsyl vania hereafter must be sufficiently long to turn over at the upper end of t je blan ket at least two feet so as to prevent the blanket from coming in contact with the face of the occupant of the berth. The same order also directs that porters on parlor cars must not brush the cloth ing of passengers in the aisles of cars, but only at the end of the coach beyond the seats. This order is designed to protect the traveling public from communicable diseases. SET FIRE TO BOY AT STAKE. Self-Styled "Jesse James Gang" at Toledo Almost Suffocates a Lad. Italph Zahnle, 12 years old, son of Mrs. Cora B. Zahnle of Toledo, Ohio, came near being burned at the stake by six boys, two of them colored, who style themselves the Jesse James gang. The lad was passing the depot of the Electric Package Company on Huron street at dusk when members of the gang seized, bound and gagged him, and chocked him under the depot. The gang then tied him to one of the center piers, heaped papers about his legs and touched a match to them. He was almost suffocated by heat and smoke. Held for Daughter's Death. An indictment for manslaughter was found by the grand jury in Mount Holly, N. J., against Edwin M. and Mary Wat fon, residents of Moorestown. They are alleged to have been responsible for the death of their daughter about three months ago by refusing to employ a phy sician when the child was suffering from an illness that proved fatal. No Rushes in Ohio. President Thompson of the Ohio Statt university has issued a formal notice to the students that hereafter all cane rushes at the university are abolished. The reason given Is that they are con trary to the hazing laws of the State. To Spank or Not to Spank. The New York board of education has ordered an investigation to determine whether the abolition of corporal punish ment has been beneficial or detrimental to the system. The opinions of superin tendents and principals will be sought. Favors Hepburn Currency Plan. Despite vigorous opposition of western delegates, the American Bankers Asso ciation, in session at Atlantic City, N. J., went on record in favor of the Hepburn plan for credit currency. Advance in Coal Price. An advance of 10 cents a ton on coal is made by the operators of the Hocking valley in the October price list Heavy demand and the shortage of cars are said to be the reasons for the advance. Will Be Named North Dakota. North Dakota will be the name of bat tleship No. 23, one of the new 20,000-ton vessels. Utah now is the only one of the States after which no war vessel has been named. i Coal Fire Costs $100.000. The big coal pockets of the Erie Rail road at Hornell, N. Y., headquarters of the Susquehanna division, were destroyed by fire, causing a loss of $100,000. Divorced Crown Princess Weds. Countess Montignoso, former Crown Princess of Saxon j-, was married secretly in Iioniou to Sig. Tosolli. an Italian, who won her heart by his singiug. Six Hundred Drowned. Reports of a terrible disaster caused by floods in Japan have been 'received. The overflow of the Itiver Otonashigawa, run ning through the town of Fukushiyama, near K; to, caused the loss of more than t00 lives, the river rising more than fifty feet. Colored Suspect Confesses. Richard E. Walton, colored, who is charged by the Chicago police with the murder of Mrs. Lillian White Grant, has made confession to many circumstances surrounding the crime following his ar rest at Springfield, 111. IMMUNITY FOR THE ALTON. In Resentlnjr Slnr on Ills Court Standard Oll Ik lilt by Laadii. Another broadside was directed against the Standard Oil Company by Judge Landis in the United States Dis trict Court at Chicago Tuesday. Al though immunity was granted tba Chi cago and Alton Railroad by Judge Lan dis on recommendation of Attorney General Bonaparte, both the railroad and the Standard Oil Company were scored from the bench and a subpoena was issued by the court for James A. MofTett, president of the Standard Oil Company of Indiana. Mr. MolTett was directed to appear before the special grand jury that was to' have investigated the Alton road and "make good" charges made by di rectors of the New Jersey corporation. The court's latest action is regarded as one of the most drastic moves that JUDGE LAXDIS. have been made against officials of the oil corporation during the entire liti gation. Judge Landis' denunciation of the tactics employed by the directors of the New Jersey corporation after the im position of the $29,210,000 tine on the Standard Oil Company of Indir.ua was couched in language that could not be mistaken. Sarcastic reference to the Alton's position regarding rebates given the Standard Oil Company were made by the. court. In the pamphlet, distributed broad cast throughout the country, the Stand ard Oil Company takes the position that it Is being persecuted rather than prosecuted by the government, and the flat statement Is made that other cor porations are just as culpable of the practice of rebating as is the oil con cern. This is what Mr. Moffett has been given an opportunity to prove. WU TING FANG RETURNS. Restoration of Chinese Leader ma Minister at Washington. The reappointment of Wu Tin? Fans to his former post as minister of China at Washington is reported from Pekln. Mr. Wu represented' China at Washing ton for more than five years. He wai recalled in November, 1002. Wu is a dignitary of importance, lie represent the progressive element among his countrymen. He studied law for four WO TIXO FANG. years in London and was admitted as bar rister in the inner templ He speaks Ei?lish with ease and fluency, and asks many questions of everybody he meets. Th) minister has hosts of friends in Washington and throughout the United States. Find Remain of Maitodon. Word has recently been received from F'of. C. W. Gilmore, who, accompanied by l'rof. W. T. Shaw of the Washington State College and a party of scientists from the East, is now in central Alaska, that they have found a specimen of the mastodon frozen intact in the great Muir girder, near the Chilkoot Tass. The party set out on this particular errand and their hopes were more than realized when they discovered this large and per fect specimen imbedded in the great ice field in very much the same position as when overwhelmed by J he frigid elements. On some portions of the animal the hair and flesh were still fresh, but crumbled when exposed to the air. It is estimated that the length of the mastodon from the end of its trunk to the tip of the tail was about 75 feet, and that when stand ing on all fours the height must have been nearly 40 feet. f Short News Notes. As a result of the gathering of Wis consin Republican politicians at the State fair at Milwaukee it is positively asserted that Senator La Follette will be candi date for the presidential nomination next year. Frank C. Barnes, conductor of a Lake Shore Electric rail Tay car, and Amos Mierka of Fremont, Ohio, were killed and Samuel Jones, the motonnan, and thirty passengers were injured when the car ran into an open switch at Woodville road, near Toledo. A passenger train on the New York Central road ran into a freight car near Utica, N. Y., the locomotive and one car being derailed. The engineer, John Eber lee, was injured. Five cars on a passenger train on the Alabama and Vicksburg road were over turned and the whole train left the track near Forest Station, Miss. No one was injured seriously. An obstruction on the tracks of the Great Northern road near Wenatchee, Wash., wrecked the oriental limited. Two oars were destroyed by tiro and one pas srnJQ', a woman, and two waiters cn the dining car were injured. Albert Dearer of Newcastle, Ind., at tempted to imitate "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" so well, after seeing a performance of the play, that he soon began to expe rience the same difficulty in returning to bis normal self as Dr. Jekyll had, and a few days ago he lapsed voluntarily into th. mental condition of "Mr. Hyde" and since that time has been unable to adopt any other personality. He was taken to the asylum for the insane at Richmond, Ind. Prof. Kanichi Asakawa of (he depart ment of Japanese civilization of Yale has eloped with Miss Miriam C. Dingwall of New Haven and they were married in Washington, D. C CHICAGO. .rtivity in the leading prolucin in dustries discloses no diminution, al chough the aggregate of new demands has fallen below the- exceptional bookings at this time last year. Delay in a:re?inent upon the new rail specification holds up many contracts for steel mills and lessens the demand for pig iron, but indications are good for an early lifting of this tem porary embargo. Other heavy manufacturing lines main tain steady drawing upon capacity and absorb large quantities of supplied, and current deliveries of finished products r re remarkably large in machinery, hardware, cars, furniture and footwear. The course of prices affords ome re lief to consumers of raw material and receipts of the latter continue ample, while values of leading outputs of the factories remain unchanged. Fiaaucial conditions are paramount in consabring new enterprises and, while no decline in the cost of borrowing may be looked for soon, there is a better feeling in the money market, which begins to have a salutary effect upon business. A most encouraging feature is the sus tained enormous marketings of grain and the rapid conversion of these and other farm products into cash, all making sub stantial addition to the circulation of money, which must eventually stimulate commerce and widen confidence. Buying of necessaries reflects satisfac tory headway, trade in the leading retail departments being seasonably strong and much augmented by liberal purchases of many visitors from the interior. For warding of stable merchandise exceed those at this time last year, anJ country merchants operate freely. Western advices indicate prosperous conditions throughout the agricultural sections, and country stocks of merchan dise under gratifying reductions. Collec tions at most points are reasonably prompt, while the record of defaults aguia makes a favorable showing. Freight movements by both rail and lake are much in excess of those a year ago, and the calls for cars to rush bread stuffs, coal and lumber begin to overtax equipment. The total movement of grain at this port aggregated 10,077,081 bushels, against 0,791,001 bushels last week and 9,027,011 bushels a year ago. Bank clearings, $240,004,950, exceed those of corresponding week in 100(5 by 18.5 per cent. Failures reported in the Chicago district numbered 1G, against 23 lust week, and 19 a year ago. Dun's Re view of Trade. NEW YORK. Retail trade feels the stimulus of long awaited cool weather, as does also fillftig in order business from jobbers. On the other hand, regular house trade has de creased in volume, now that the first rush of fall trade is over, and shipping of goods on orders is engrossing jobbers' at tention to a large degree. Advices as to the real proportions of autumn trade vary with the sections reporting. Collections are still a matter of complaint at many markets cast, west and south, the latter section noting that the recent freer move ment of cotton has only made for partial improvement. Conditions in the shoe and leather industry are irregular. The re striction of output of sole leather is re flected in firm prices for desirable grades. Some dealers claim concessions in side leather in the Boston market. Shoe ship ments from eastern Massachusetts are 4.4 per cent less than a year ago. Business failures for the week ending Sept. 20 number 100, as against 179 last week. IGT in the like week of 190G, 185 in 190T, 179 in 1904 and 153 in 1903. Canadian failures for the week number 30. as against 40 last week and 27 in this week a year ago. Bradstreet's Com mercial Report. Chicago Cattle, common to prime, $4.00 to $7.23: hogs, prime heavy, $4.00 to $0.05; sheep, fair to choice, $3.00 to $5.G5; wheat, No. 2, OGc to 97c; corn. No. 2, 02c to G3c; oats, standard, 50o to 52c; rye, No. 2, 89c to 90c; hay, timothy, $12.00 to $17.00; prairie, $9.00 to $15.00; butter, choice creamery, 23c to 28c; eggs, fresh, 18c to 21c; potatoes, per bushel. 55c to 00c. Indianapolis Cattle, shipping. $3.00 to $7.00; hogs, choice heavy, $4.00 to $0.55; sheep, common to prime, $3.00 to $1.75; wheat. No. 2, 93c to 95c; corn, No. 2 white. 01c to G2c; oats, No. 2 white, 40c to 50c. St. Louis Cattle, $4.50 to $7.20; hogs, $4.00 to $(1.70: sheep. $3.00 to $".50; wheat. No. 2, $1.00 to $1.01; corn, Nj. 2, G2c to 03c; oats, No. 2, 47c to Al c; rye, No. 2, 82c to 83c. Cincinnati Cattle, $1.00 to $5.05; hogs, $4.00 to $0.95; sheep, $3.00 to $5.00; wheat, No. 2, OSc to 90c; corn. No. 2 mixed, G4c to 05c ; oats, No. 2 mixed, 50c to 51c ; rye, No. 2, 88c to 90c. Detroit Cattle, $4.00 to $5.10; hogs, $1.00 to $0.45; sheep, $2.50 to $4.50; wheat, No. 2, 07c to 08c; corn, No. 3 yellow, GSc to GOc; oats, No. 3 white, 52c to 53c ; rye. No. 2, 88c to 89 Milwaukee Wheat, No. 2 northern, $1.08 to $1.10; corn. No. 3, Glc to G2c; oats, standard, 51c to 52c; rye, No. 1, 80c to 00c ; barley, standard, 00c to $1.01 ; pork, mess, $15.50. Buffalo Cattle, choice shipping steers, $4.00 to $0.50; hogs, fair to choice, $4.00 to $7.00; sheep, common to good mixed, $4.00 to $5.25; lambs, fair to chbicc, $5.00 to $8.25. New York Cattle, $1.00 to $0.45; hogs, $4.00 to $0.70; sheep, $3.00 to $5.00; wheat, No. 2 red, $1.04 to $1.00; corn, No. 2, 77c to 79c; oats, natural white, 5Gc to 58c; butter, creamery, 25c to 2Sc: eggs, western, 18c to 23c. Toledo Wheat, No. 2 mixed, 97c to OSc; corn. No. 2 mixed, Glc to G5c; oats. No. 2 mixed, 51c to 53c; rye, No. 2, 87c to SSc; clover seed, prime, $10.70. Agents which minister to the public must be the servants and not the masters of the public, declared Vice President Fairbanks In a speeu at the Berrien County Republican Club's supper in St. Joseph, Mich. Mr. Fairbanks guardedly indorsed President Roosevelt's policy in regard to corporations. Benjamin Spence of the Dominion Temperance Alliance of Canada at the Anti-Saloon League convention at Nor folk, Va., suggested a rivalry between the United States and Canada to see which can first suppress the liquor busi ness. Justice Longworth of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia awarded the Do minion Steel and Iron Company a verdict of $15,000,000 against the Dominion Coal Company as damages for breach of con tract in not supplying sufficient coal to euable the former concern to conduct its Harold McGrath, who arrived in New i York recently, said he had met Maxim Gorky while on his travels and found that : Gorky's views of the marriage relation had materially changed and that he had decided to wed Mme. Adrleva in the con ventional way. BIG OIL TRUST PROFITS. New York Hearing; Show Profit of 4i0,315,034 in Seven Years. The hearing before Special Federal Referee Ferriss of Missouri in the gov ernment suit to dissolve the great oil com bination was begun at New York, with Attorney Frank B. Kellogg representing the government and John G. MUburn and others as counsel for the Standard Oil Company. Mr. Kellogg submitted in evi dence statistics compiled by the Standard Oil oQcials, showing that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey had earned profits in the last seven years aggregat ing $490,315,934, and that during the same time dividends had been paid to the amount of $308,359,403. These profits came from the plants owned by the parent company, as well as from those of the subsidiaries controlled by it. This was the first time in the history of the oil trust that a record of its earnings entire had been made public. Acting Controller Fay of the Standard srid there were nineteen subsidiary companies, and gave their names. The evidence is being taken for use in the Circuit Court at St. Louis, where the dissolution suit, under the anti-trust law, is to be prosecuted. Mr. Kellogg, among other things, wanted the company to produce the minutes of the various meetings at which the absorption of smaller companies was arranged, but the counsel for the company was inclined to resist. The examination of Charles M. Pratt, secretary of the trust, brought out the fact that the parent company had trans ferred its $4,000,000 holdings in the Waters-Pierce Oil Company of Texas to a son-in-law of Vice President Archbold from 1904 to 1907, during the ouster pro ceedings brought against the subsidiary by the State of Texas, and that only $125,000 in cash was paid for the stocks, the remainder being in the form of a note which was never fully taken up, the prof its of the Waters-Pierce company going toward the payment of the note. Mr. Pratt admitted that this transaction did not appear on the books of the Standard, the accounts being' kept under the title, "C. M. Pratt Investment." Mr. Pratt explained that by this arrangement he held the stocks for the trust merely as a convenience, and when asked if it was not done to avoid the anti-trust laws of Texas he replied, "Not that I know of." Tabulations were also verified showing enormous earnings of subsidiaries, among which those of the Standard Oil Company of Indiana appeared most remarkable. This corporation on a capitalization of $1,000,000 made profits in 190G amount ing to $10,510,082, and last year paid to the parent company $4,495,500. This amounted for at least one year to the re markable profit of 1,000 per cent. Mr. Kellogg also brought oat evidence show ing how the New York branch had been systematically drained by saddling upon it enormous liabilities at the same time that its assets were greatly increased. Counsel Milburn disclosed one line of de fense by giving notice that the trust would object to any testimony bearing upon acts committed prior to July 2, 1890, when the Sherman law went into effect. BIG CORN SHOW. Store than 10,000 Entries for the Exposition to De Held In Cblcaaro. That there will be more than 10,000 entries for the National Corn Exposition which is to be held in the Coliseum at Chicago, is the confident belief held by the management, based on the hearty re sponse that met the first appeal to the farmers in the corn belt. Within a few days after sending out the list of the classifications for the entry of corn to contest for the $1G,000 cash prizes and the $25,000 in special premiums offered, application for 1,500 entries were made. Quite apart from the educational end of the exposition, it will be especially strong in attractive show features. While the most striking of these doubtless will be the lavish decorative scheme which has been completed at an expenditure of $30, 000, a number of specialties have been arranged. MIS W ff j Freight traffic is reported to be increas ing at an abnormal rate in New Eng land. Reports from California stite that the Southern Pacific road is preparing to run its trains in that State by electricity. The fortieth annual number of Foer's Manual,' recently issued, places the gross earnings of the railroads of the United States during 100G at $1,124,500,390, an increase of $234,442,510 over 1905, in spite of increased wages and cost of ma terials. There were 815,774,118 passen gers carried last year, and 1,010,099,820 tons of freight moved. The average re ceipts per passenger per mile was 2.011 cents, as against 2.02S in 1905. The average revenue per ton per mile on freight decreased from .784 cents to .706 cents. The total assets of all the rail roads amounted to $17,534.381,033. The total funded debt of the roads is $7,851, 107,778, being a slight increase over the previous year. The increase in capital stock was $304,452,151, the total now be ing $7,100,408,970. The total increase tt liabilities of all kinds was $1,109,615, 307. The construction of new road dur ing the year was 5,516 miles, making a total at the end of 1906 of 222,635 miles. The Erie railroad has received an all steel passenger coach, which is practically non-wreckable and will not burn. There is less than 300 pounds of wood or other inflammable material used in its construc tion and all of that has been treated with a preparation which, it is claimed, renders it immune to an ordinary degree of heat. The car looks like the standard passenger coach in general use, but iis weight is much In excess of the wooden car, being nearly 100,000 pounds. The car is so strongly built and so well riveted and bolted that it will stand almost any shock that railroad service will give it. A new railroad has been projected to run from Denver to Seattle, through Colo rado, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon and Wash ington. 1t is announced that the Pennslyvania road has resumed its aggressive construc tion and improvement operations on all parts of Its system. As a test of long-distance speed en durance, Union Pacific motor car No. 12 has made a continuous run from Omaha to Denver in 16 hours 34 minutes. A company has been organized to build a railroad from the Tygart valley in West Virginia to Pittsburg. It is to be known as the Fairmont and Southern road. The trains in the electrical zone of the New York Central's system at New York City have been shifted from the left to the right-hand tracks. The left-hand system had been in vogue on this line ever since it was established by Commo dore Vandcrbilt, who believed that pas sengers would get a better view of the scenery of the Hudson by that plan. 11 change resulted in the shattering of schedules for days. Contracts have ben iet by the South ern Tacific road for the building of a rifled oil pipe line, 356 miles in length from its oil properties Is Kern county, Southern California, ts tide wst-r on San Francisco bay. IKEOEEKLY ' 10CG Norwegians defeated the English at Fulford. 1198 Richard I. defeated the French at the battle of Gisors. 1327 Edward II. of England murdered in Berkeley Castle. 1356 English defeated the French at the battle of roitiers. 1415 Owen Glendower, the Welsh pat riot, died at Monnington. 1628 John Endicott's colony arrived at Salem, Mass. 1030 Boston, formerly Trimouatain, Mass., named. 1653 New England colonists declared war against the Niantick Indians. 1CC5 The great plague of London reached its height. 1G75 Bloody Brook massacre at Deer field, Mass. 1C07 King . William's war ended by the treaty of Ryswick. 1710 Expedition against the French sailed from Boston for Port Royal. 1714 George I. landed in England. 1745 Battle of Prestonpans between the Royal troops and the Jßcobites. 1747 Marquis de Beauharnais ended his twenty-one year term as governor of Canada. 1759 Quebec capitulated to the British. 1762 St. John's, Newfoundland, retaken from the French by the British. 1776 The first Trinity church, New York, destroyed by fire. Built in 1008. 1777 Continental Congress left Phila delphia on the approach of the Brit ish. ...British victorious at battle of Saratoga. .. .British de eated the Americans at Faoli, Pa. 1792 Meeting of the first Parliament of upper Canada. 1703 George Washington laid the cor ner stone of the national capitol at Washington. 1801 Robert Emmet, Irish patriot, hanged for treason. 1821 Central American States declared their independence. 1S23 Samuel L. Southard of New Jer sey became Secretary of the N.vy. 1838 Opening of the London and Bir mingham railway. .. .Anti-Corn Law League formed at Manchaster, Eng land. 1841 Railway opened between London and Brighton. 1847 Shakspeare's house, Stratford-on- Avon, bought for the British nation. 1S50 President Fillmore signed the fugitive slave law. 1S54 Allies defeated the Russians at the battle of Alma. 1S56 The last national convention of the Whigs met at Baltimore. 1857 Massacre at Mountain Meadow, Utah.... Delhi captured by the Brit ish. I860 The American tour of the Prince of Wales began at Detroit. 1S61 New Orleans banks suspended specie payment. 1862 Battle of Antietam ended. . 1S63 Gen. Bragg began the siege of Chattanooga. . . .First day of the bat tle of Chickamauga. 1SG4 Gen. Sheridan victorious at bat tle of Winchester.... Gen Fremont withdrew as a candidate for Presi dent. 1868 Revolution in Spain commenced. 1870 The Germans invested Paris. 1871 Lincoln's body removed to its final resting place at Springfield, 111. 1S73 Financial panic precipitated by the suspension of Jay Cook & Co. 1S81 Chester A. Arthur took the oath as successor to President Garfield. 1S01 The St Clair tunnel under the Detroit river opened to traffic. 1894 Chinese defeated with heavy loss at battle of Ping Yang, Korea. 1S95 Peary Arctic relief expedition left it. John's, N. F., on return home. 1S9S Spanish forces began the evacua tion of Porto Rico. .. .French min ister of war ordered the prosecution of Col. Picquart, in connection with the Dreyfus case. 1899 Anti-trust conference at Chicago ended. Thlrty-Foor Balloon in a Race. A great international balloon race start ed from Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 15, thirty-four balloons participating. More than 100,000 persons assembled to wit ness the start. The English "Zephyr" and the Swiss "Cognac" made the best records for distance, so far as known, alighting in France, 550 miles away. Gompera to Aid Telegraphers. President Gompers of the American Federation of Labor is preparing to send out 20,000 circulars to labor unions all over the country asking for contributions in aid of the commercial telegraph strike. Biff Boycott Called Off. After several months of vain fighting against the United Railroads the strike committee of the San Francisco labor unions has called off the boycott forbid ding union men to ride on street cars, al though it declared the strike still in fores Durine the last month hundreds of work men could be seen riding openly on the cars and the pressure became so great as to lead the strike leaders to take the above action. Vegetarianism In Football. Coach Stagg of the University of Chi cago football team has inaugurated a veg etarian regime by announcing that only flesh abstainers will be permitted to take places on the varsity eleven this fall. He claims that the endurance and agility of athletes are greatly enhanced by the vege tarian diet, and hopes in this way to win back th; western championship lost last year to Minnesota. A New American Volcano. News has been received at Seattle that a volcano has burst forth on one of the Aleutian Islands, covering the United States revenue cutter Rush with ashes and cinders, shaking up many Esquimau villages snd frightening thousands of na tive Alaskans. The volcano is near where the volcanic island of Perry recent ly appeared, following the earthquake at San Francisco. New York thief confesses that a mem ber of his gang was thrown into the river and drowned by his pals for not dividing spoils fairly. Undiana j State News j DIXDS BOY TO LABOR. Indiana Father Signs Bond that Son Shall Obey Master. The old idea of apprenticeship, long ago discarded, has beetf revived in Elk hart couny. Isaiah Holdennan has plac ed out his 12-ycar-old son with Irvin A. Long to remain until he reaches the r.ge of 21 years. This step followed ih death of Holderman's wife. The apprentice ship Agreement has been publiciy record ed, and it provides that the boy is to be taught farming and at the enl of hi term is to receive $200. He is to be fed, clothed and properly educated. In rt turn the lad promises not to u.w tobacco In any form and not to drink intoxicat ing liquors of any kind. He is also nft to gamble or play any games of chance. In the articles of agreement Long is referred to as the boj's master and the boy is bound out to obey him. WOMAJf STOPS JAIli DELIVERY, Though Felled by Iron Bar, She Succeeds In Locking Door. Felled to the floor by a blow from an iron bar wrenched from a bed by two escaping prisoners, Mrs. Albert Smutzcr, wife of the sheriff at La Porte, pluckily dragged herself out of the cell corridor, and locked the door, preventing the es cape of eleven other prisoners. Mrs. Smutzer was on her way to give a sick prisoner a drink when attacked by Arthur Cummiugs and John Edwards, held for larceny, wbo made their escape. She gave the alarm at once, and five minutes later officers were on the trail of the fugitives, but their capture is not expected, as they gained the Lake Shore railroad yards. Sarcs Home and Child. Mrs. John Weiler of Columbus risked her own life to save that of her little daughter and also to save her home. She had started to light a gasoline stove, but when tho match was applied she learned that too much gasoline had been gener ated. The fjames enveloped the stove and spread to some curtains. The. little girl was sitting close by, and was in danger of being caught by tba rapidly spreading flames. Mrs. Weiler grabbed the flaming f-tove and carried it into lhe yard, where she threw It from her. Her arms, hands, face and neck were badly burned, but her condition is not serious. Jealousy Inspires n Tragedy. Curtis W. Baker, traveling salesman for the Tage Fence Company, shot at his wife twice in Terre Haute and then kill ed himself. One of the bullets struck his wife in the leg, causing a flesh wound. Jealousy was the inciting cause. They had been in Terre Haute but a short time. ' Each had been married before, and each had two children by a former mar riage. Bottle Plant Ordercl Sold. In Superior Court in Anderson Judge Greenlee ordered the receiver, A. A. Small, to sell the plant of the National Bottle Company of Elwood within two weeks. Hie receiver was also ordered to shut down the factory, following two months effort to operate it under the re ceivership. Fear Death from "Tank Scrap." Eleven students of Purdue University were Injured in the tank scrap between the sophomores and freshmen. In the ce of Frank Grandyke of New Castle it is feared the injuries will be fatal. E. B. Jacks of Michigan received inter nal injuries that i.re serious. Union's Casn. for Fourth of July Fun. President Van Horn of the Indiana Miners Association has revoked the char ter of the local lodge of 200 members at Heckland for refusal to restore to the lodge treasury $ 5 for each member, which amount they allowed themselves for Fourth of July spending money. Takes Marriage Vow Silently. Charles Rush end Carrie M. Ward, deaf mutes, were married in Warsaw without a word beng spoken by the o5 ciating justice, the necessary questions aal answers being written. Mr. and Mrs. Rush have each had previous mat rimnoial experience. Former Jnrlxt Nabs Bara-lar. Waller Olds, a former judge of the Su preme Court of Indiana, cornered a burg lar in the bathroom of his house in Fort Wayne and when the police arrived led the prisoner down stairs and handed him over to them. Diocese Is Fifty Years Old. The golden jubilee anniversary of the Fort Wayne diocese of the Catholic church was celebrated Sunday. Among the speakers were Bishop Alerdicg, for mer Supreme Judge Howard, and Father Morrisey. Chase Squirrel; Fatally Hurt. Carl Brittain, a school teacher of Du bois county, climbed a tree after a squir rel and fell to the ground, a distance of sixty feet, sustaining fatal injuries. Minor State Items. Harry Kreimelor. prominent resident of Richmond, was killed by a carbuncle on his neck. Mrs. Andrew Hülster Duff was thrown from a buggy by a runaway horse in Ev ansville. She was fatally injured. The board of public safety in South Bend has established a life-saving station on the St. Joseph river, and has also pro vided a patrol launch with complete life saving apparatus. A Lake Shore train struck and killed an unknown man near Rolling Prairie. Whitecaps who attempted to attack Tobe Gaddy at Bloomington were routed by Gaddy, who fired on them, killing Jefferson Robinson. During the absence from home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Miller of Lyons a 4-year-old child was burned to death by an explosion of coal oil, while a 12-year-old daughter is near death's door from the name cause. A' third child was badly burnvd about the arms, but despite the pain, the child ran to the neighbors and spread the alarm. Because she thought her husband had gone to St. Louis with another woman, Mrs. Line Grace, a youn woman of Logansporl. took sixty grains of strych nine and died in ten minutes. Mrs. Charles Lintz of Bedford was burned badly, almost fatally, by the ex plosion of some gasoline which she was using in cleaning furniture preparatory to the reception of her son and his bride. Mrs. George Milton died in Terre Haute from the effect of the discovery of a suicide and attempted murder. Mrs. Milton went into Curtis Baker's house just after Baker had killed himself, fol lowing an attempt to end his wife's life. In an effort to get her brother a1oard a train at Indianapolis Miss Lydia Parry, daughter of David M. Parry, former pres ident of the National Manufacturers As sociation, was driving her auto at terrific speed when she ran down and seriously hurt Miss Elizabeth Hand. She was ar rested, but released on bail. Despondent from disease and excessive dissipation, Michael Leary, Anderson sa loonkeeper, attempted suicide at his borne by slashing his armj and legs with a knife. The knife was used while he was hidden in a building in the rear of his home, and he was almost unconscious from loss of blood rhen Lis wife discs r ered him.