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VERY LAVISHLY THOUSANDS DISBURSE!) FREELY , *Y MUTUAL LIFE. HIGH OFFICIALS ON STAND V ' Tell of the Gifts to Campaign Funds —Nearly 973,000 Spent in 1904 for Luncheons for Clerical Force In New York. ■ I New York, Oct. 11.—Waller It. Gil lette, vice president of the Mutual Lift Insurance company. testified before the Insurance Investigating committee Tuesdify that the Muttial Ufa lnsur s ance company contributed $40,(100 to the republican national committee's campaign fund In tae lost election In 1904 ne also stated that the Mutual Lite iMuranee company ,pald $711,601 last year for luncheons for Its clerical force In illia city. This was at the rate of almost s2&o a day. Vice President Gillette -jabt that the Mutual Life In (auranc company contributed $35,000 itp t'»v Republican national committee •In 1900’ tind $15,000 in 189 C. Dr Gillette testified that he paid these amounts t>ersonally in cash, mid later in the day Mr. McCurdy said .that while he knew campaign contributions • had been made he did not know the ’amounts. Ho Haid that no contribu tions had been made to campaign committees before 189 G, and that no y contribution to state or municipal campaign had ever been made In this or any other state. The conlrlbutlon of to the congressional campaign committee, Mr. McCurdy said he hnew 'nothing almut until It came out In the testirtiony laal week. An Item of $:!(»,000 for commit lee fees, Mr. Gillette aald, waa for compen sation of committee members, who are not oOtceru of the company. Mr. Hughe* pointed out that In 1901 9243,- ©OO wax paid for legal expenses, while In 1902 it waa $:!47,0OO. Gifts Justified, Ho Says. He justified these contributions on the same ground as did President John A. McCall, of the New York Life In surance company, in the contributions bf that company, saying that the St. Louis platform of ths democratic party and the free silver Issue were a menace to the policyholders. Dr. Olllette aald be authorized these expenditures after Consultation with president, vice pres idents and some members of the board pf trustees of the Mutual Life Insur ance company. The campaign contri butions, Dr. Olllette said, came from the fund controlled by the committee on expenditures. Three Installments Paid. The first witness was Robert Oil phanl, chairman of the expenditure committee of the Mutual Life Insur ance company. Prom him it was ex pected to learn what bec&mo of 975,000 charged to legal expenditures. This sum was spent In three install- ments of 925,000 each, the last Install- ment being paid the day after the presidential election last year. Mr. ptiphant said there is no limit to the money the committee on expenditures may authorize to be paid out. The Mutual Life Insurance company main tains a confidential fund for legal ex penditure. The details of payments for this fund were not brought before the board of trustees, but mnrely the total amounts. Bills came to this com mittee from the law department, after being duly authorized by the executive officers. The moneys were usually drawn in cash. An entry of 925,000 on the books January 30, 1904, witness ■aid, was paid to him in cash. He waa (Continued on Page 4.) STEAMER HITS MI FIFTEEN PABSENQERB AND EN TIRE CREW LOST IN JAP ANESE WATERS. Scrlous-Mcßae Telegram. Toklo, Oct. 11. —A Mojl telegram Kara the British steamer L<eho struck a mine near there and was sunk. Fifteen passengers and the entire crew, Including two European engin eer, are missing. £ese cruisers nave seized the ive and Hans Wagner, two steamers bound for Valdlvi stock, carrying contraband. s May be Sentenced to Long Term for Fraudulent Banking. * \ , Sioux City, lowa, Oct. 11. —W. E. Brown, president or the defunct First National bank of Storm Lake, was found guilty of fraudulent bank ing by making false entries in bis books and false reports to the gov ernment. There were two indictments and thirty-one counts, on thirty of which Brown was found guilty. The mini mum sentence is five years. It would bo possible for the court to sentence the prisoner to ten years for each count. ! w 4 w'fjxwj w _ _ <_ .■ —1 , _ , _ fvl 1 I M V ■■ i \ lO| ? i | i w ■—•-B / | X lit/ v/oiVcllvM loci lICIaIU. - ... : <M^n "" *- vab l I. I ■ ~ ■■ -- . —--- —* *■ - ... . . NO. I BROWN IS CONVICTED. «•••••••• • • t THU WAIAIM FIGHT. V 1 w o Gould Fielitn Eltcfi lln Directors e o This Mornl g. o • • Rcrtpps Mcßae Telegram. . Toledo, Oct. U.—The Gould faction bondholder* this morning elected *lx Wabasu dlrbctora. Tho nomination* made yesterday were -laplncod by w»c following, who were chosen: Thomas M. Hubbard, TE. T. Jotfery, John ’A". Terry, Winslow Plerco, Robert M.t.at* loway, Edgar T. Well*. SMALL FORTUNE TAKEN Bl CLERK THE ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY THE SUSPECT IS MISSING Package of Currency Delivered to Him Monday Evening Hae Di*ap pear*d-—Wa* Trusted Employe, Pittsburg, Pa,, Oct. ll.—The startling discovery wus made late Tuesday- that the Adams Express company has been victimized to the extent of 9100,000, supposedly through the peculations of an employe. The following official statement of the affair Is given for publication: ‘At El sp. m., Monday, October 0, a bunk of Pittsburg, Pa., de livered to the Adams Express company at Its office at No, 010 Wood street, Pittsburg, a package of currency con taining 9100,000. of this amount 98<V 000 was in 9100 bills, 910,000 In 9-"»0 bills and the remainder. 910, 0 w, in *.<, 910 and 920 Mils. The 9100 and the fW bills of the Farmers Deposit national bank of Pittsburg and the Bank of Pittsburg, N. A., were In ibe main en tirely new; some had been slightly used. The 95, 910 and 920 bills were Old currency. The package containing this largo sum of money was consigned to a bunk la Cincinnati, O. This pack age was received and receipted for by Edward George Cunliffe, who was then acting In the place of the regular money clerk, who was 111. “Cunliffe left the office at the usual time Monday evening and Tuesday morning when he failed to report for duty a hurried examination was marie of his department and It was learned that about 91,000 of funds entrusted u his cure were missing. General Agent Hlner, oi the Adams Express company. Immediately called In detectives and placed the matter In their hands, Lat er developments brought to light tht fact that In addition to the 91,000 miss ing, the bank package, containing the 9100,000 had not been received si th« money forwarding office at union sta tlon, this city. “Inquiries made at hts residence, No 314 Lucerne street, West End, Pitts burg, showed that Cunliffe arrived home at the customary time ,*ion<la> evening, and after changing his clot her bade his family good-by, saying to hh wile that be was going out for 1 lit evening, and nothing further has beei. hoard from him. Cunliffe has been employed by the Adams Express coin pany since March 1, 1904. Previous it that time he was employed In tht Pittsburg service of the American Ex press company, the Electric Expresi company and fhe United States Expresi company, of llurtford, Conn., and bori a good reputation, fie was methodical accurate and an excellent clerk. A warrant has been issued, charging Cun llffe with larceny," DENNISON IS FREE. Charges Growing Out of Diamond Robbery Dismissed. Special to Dally Herald. Red Oak, la., Oct. 11,—Tom Denni son of Omaha is a free man. After fighting any connection with the big diamond robbery through the supreme courts .even that of the United States, and a two weeks’ trial at this place,at an expense, It is estimated, of $30,000 he walks out Into the world once more without a single legal paper held against him. County Attorney Oreeoiee moved the dismissal of the case for tbo rea son that there was not snSclent evi dence to hold him. Judge Oreea so ordered. Dunnlson was la the court room and as soon as the judge grant ed the order ho was the recipient of many congratulations by bis friends. DEATH FOLLOWS FRIGHT. Wealthy lows Man Dias at His.Homs Los Angeles, Calif, Oct. 11,—Dr. W. W. Ordway, reputed to be one of the wealthiest men in western lows, died here today of paralysis result ing from wounds inflicted by thngs during one of tbe numerous holdups that be was tbe victim of." His death ia thought to have been hastened by the recent attempt to burn his home and steal $130,000 m government bonds. . . , i. v i • $Jg Apl -if l U”■ v: .'v?,-. LOSES SIOO,OOO. in California. OSKALOONA, IOWA, TIIITHHDAY, OOTOIIKII ID 3905. . STILL WAITING FOR THE BOMB TO EXPLODE. S TRI-CITIES'SCORCHED OVER FORTY-TWO THOUSAND DOLLARB WORTH OF PROPER i < IS DEoTROYED. Special to Dally Herald. •Davenport, la., Oct. 11,—-Tho Mutual Wheel Company flro at Moline which started yesterday afternoon Is still burning. Six people haw been over come fighting the flames. Tho esti mated loss Is thirty-five thousand dol lars. , Fire on Government Island thla morning burned the golf house and arsenal stables and aeven horses. The estimated loss Is seven thousand dol lars. ORDER OF RED MEN. lowa Forces Elect Officers and Choose Sioux City For Next Meeting. Special to Daily Herald. Marshalltown, la., Oct. 11.—The groat council of the lowa Improved Or der of Red Men this afternoon chose Sioux City as the next place of meet ing and elected the following officers: Groat bachem— R. O. Prlebe, of lies Moines. Great Senior Sagamore —O, W. Wheeler, of Denison. Great Junior Sagamore Stewart Eason, of Marshalltown. Great ProphM—John Dtnoon, of 81oux City. Great Chief of Records—Frank K* Day of Des Moines. Great Keeper of Wampum— F. E. Lumkln of Fort Dodg*. Great Representatives—W. B. Kof fer of Des Moines and w. R. Maine of Davenport. To Extend American Interests New York. Oct, ll.—Charles R. Flint sailed Tuesday on the Kaiser Wilhelm 11. for Ml. Petersburg, where he will continue the negotiations looking to the extension of Important American Indus trial interests with which he-d* con nected, and their affiliation with Rus sian corporations and Individuals now engaged In the same lines. Mr. Flint will stop a day or two In Paris and Ber lin en route. Shoots Kansas Mayor, Harper, Kan., Oct, 11,—J, J, Akin, proprietor of a shooting gallery, made the rounds of the busi ness district firing his revolver at random and chasing persons off the streets. Mayor W. G. Muir was shot and seriously wounded, and Fred Lyons, a Mr. Myer and the town marshal were •lightly wounded. Mayor Muir will re cover. Akin was finally overpowered Deputy Sheriff Killed, Hagerstown, Md., Oct. 11. Thomas W. Hardy, of this county, a deputy un der Sheriff H. A, Dowln, was shot and killed Tuesday near Weaverton. Tbe murder Is supposed to have been com mitted by a negro who was on a freight train which Hardy was attempting to board, presumably to arrest the negro. The Interurban County Surveyor E. If. Owens, who with his assistants is surveying and platting the right-of-way of tbe Bux ton Interurban line, today reached tbe river on the southern route, having laid off tbe necessary right-of-way needed for building the line. They im mediately abandoned work for the present, and pulled back to Oskajooea in order that Mr. Owens might hurry out tbe plats of tbe right-of-way to Beacon, for ose of tbe company,which will at once begin the work of getting right-of-way for tbe road. Tbe Interurban Company is losing no unnecessary time In tbe work and having secured the plats of tbe right of-way, will at once set out to pur chase. |T»e company hopes to rush the line to Beacon as rapidly as poest -- ' •> ■ ONLY ONE MONOPOLY PACKERS POINT OUT THE STAND ARD OIL COMPANY AS AN AWFUL EXAMPLE. dcripps-Mcßae Telegram. Chicago, Oct. 11.—Arguments on the demurrer by tho packers was resumed this morning. During the discussion tho definition of the word monopoly wax brought to issue. Tho court ask ed If .there Is an Illustration In busi ness <d a practical monopoly. The attorney* for tho packers replied to at the Standard OH Company bt one. Judge Humphrey questioned the attor neys on both sides. He wsa Impartial It. finding fault with the arguments and both sides took encouragement from his rulings. FROfiT IN IOWA. King of Winter Makes First Visit But Corn fs Safe. Special to Daily Herald. Des Molnea, Oct. 11, —The first frost of the seas** visited Des Moines and All northern lowa last night. According to Director Sage of the lowa corn Is now safe within the protecting arms of maturity and frost protectnlg arms of maturity and frost can do It no Injury. Ysllow Fever Patient Dies. Marlon, Ind, Oct. 11,- Horace Mey ers. 21 years old, who was taken 111 with yellow fever last Friday, a few hours after he had returned home from Madison parish, fxmlsfana. died Tues day afternoon at the pest house, three miles north of the city, it was the fifth day of his Illness, Meyers’ condi tion has been grave since Saturday, but until Tuesday It was believed be had a chance for recovery. phy sicians ars of the opinion that he died of yellow fever, bur. do not believe any other cases will develop. Residents ars not alarmed. Wife-Beater Slain. Carrot, 111., Oct. 11.—Oeorga D. Kndl cott, living near Crossvllls, 111., on Tuesday killed John Brewer In a fight, In which Endlcott waa attempting to rescue Mrs. Brewer from the attacks of bar husband. Endlcott, who is a atep-fatber of Brewer’s wife, heard her cries and went to her assistance. Brewer pulled a knife, when Rndieott secured a poker and beat him to death. The coroner later exonerated Endlcott Witte Again Thanked. St. Petersburg, Oct. 11,—Further Im perial thanks are given to Count Witte in a rescript published Tuesday, and high tribute Is paid to the services h# rendered la the conclusion of peace with Japan, it indicates grateful ap preciation of Count Witte’s services to tbe empire, and Is s considerable blow to the Intrigues against him. DEATH ENgUCg. Davenport, Oct. 11,—Harr/ < orrin, of East Moline, who fell down an ele vator shaft here last night, died this morning. The work of tbe county surveyor has been to lay out tbe ngbt-of-wsy and to secure th# * descriptions of the same, and will be completed when he draws the maps or plats of the Rae. Tbe work to,the river has taken about two weeks, and the surveyor will probably be about two weeks more in completing the survey to the end of the line. This will not be taken up, however, until the plats for tbe Beacon Hne are all flaished. Whether the same work will be done on the north line Is not knows by Mr. Owens. It fs possible, that should a decision of the company as to the route be made, such a right of way survey would be useless along that line. / • eeeeeeeeeeee • • e FROST KILLS FiVIR. 0 e Relief From Yellow Jack te Prom- e o feed New OH ene. o • • •New Orleans, Oct, 11.- Frost has ap peared aa far aunt It an Fort Smith,Ark. Arrangement* are being completed to abandon tho tight on yellow fewr which will bo atoppeu by troat. Komi gating and quarantine employe* arc being dismissed. Up to noon today thero wae one death and three new ca«e« reported. WORKS OF ART ARE SMASOED TO GITS SCULPTOR BOROLUM’S ANSWER TO CRITICISM. HE BECOMES A REAL VANDAL Stung by Dleparagtng Remark* of Hi* Conception of Two Angel* In Feminine Form, He De stroy* Them, New York, Oct, 11- Otuzon Horglum sculptor of the Angel of the Annum-is tlon add of the Angel of the Hcsurra tlon. which were Intended to have adorned the walls of the great cat he dral of St. John the Divine *1 Morn Ingslde Heights, announced on Toes day that he had destroyed the two hg ures. Mr. Horglum did so because of a dispute which had arlsdn as U whether the figures should be rmtscu Hns of feminine. The sculptor hae created his conceptions of fhe two an gels In fhe form of women and hli work had »<een sharply criticized or that sr-ore. Mr. Horglum said that he hart re celved a final opinion of one of th< church authorities that the fignrer must Ire masculine, and he added: “I went to the csihfdrxi yesterday and with a chisel and millet smashed f.h* angels Inin Mrs, Ab hough i have d on* nothing In Ibe past year Into which 1 have put more care arm though I, and although i felt like tin Veriesf van da la thus completely wrecking what i knew to be works of le-suty and jxrwcr I did so to pm a stop to s useless dfs cussloti and to prevrni any use belny made of the figure* other than had been originally Intended, t am abxo lutely astounded that any elergymai could stand In the presence of jjn „r 4< Images of a purely religion* and spirit usl character and see nothing In then but sex, and now that the whole im pleasant matter i» over, I am just u sure that the feminine side of our raci must continue to be our chief source 01 artistic inspiration and will so remain absolutely unaltered by all pedsnth controversies.” ”TEDDY'fi ALL RIGHT." So Says the President of the W. C. T. U. of lewe. Special to Dally Herald. Des Moines, Oct. 11,—The resolu tions committee of the state W, C. T. V. In convention at Grace church, took into consideration the recent presentation to President Roosevelt of a case of beer. The Pennsylvania W. C. T, IT. censured the president for accepting the beer. Tim lowa ladles refuse even to do that. Thez .say that the president never knew that the case was being stored away In bla cellar and that when he did learn of it be ordered the beer sent back to tbe manufacturer. "Teddy Roosevelt Is all right on the beer question," said Mrs. Dun ham, the state president. LUTHERAN SYNOD. A. B. Learner, of lows City, ie Clotted Stats President. Special to Dally Herald. Burlington, 1*„ Oct. 1 r—Tbs Evan gelical Lutheran Synod of lowa elected tbe following officers this morning; President—A. B. I-earner, lowa City. Secretary—J, A. McCulloch, Bur lington. Treasurer- W. R. Bailey, lowa City, Statistical Secretary—Oeo. W. Sny der, Council 8....i5, NO BALL OAM!. Bed Weather Blocks the New York- Philadelphia Contest (' - Special to ihuty Herald. Philadelphia, OcL 11,—Tbe tb. tbe series of world champion* ulp games between New York and Phila delphia was called off this afternoon because of rain. Bad wwather pre vailed all day and few bets were post ed on tbe game. THE INSURANCE FROBC. ScrippeMcßae Telegram. New Tort, OcL 11,—Tbe insurance investigation commission adjourned to next Tuesday out of respect to the memory of Speaker Nixoo, of tbe New Tort Assembly. K*'A'' !!'»• SECRETARY SHAW TO THE BANKERS GIVES HIS IOCAS OF EXTENSION OF COMMERCE. AMERICAN SHIPS ARE NEEDED. While Thie Country Leade All Other* In Trade, It Fey* th« Freight to Foreign Ship Owner*. Scrlpp* McKac Telegram. Waahlngton, V. C., Oct. 11.- Secre tary Hbaw ad 'ressod tho National Hanker*’ convention Unlay, speaking upon tho beat means of promoting foreign trade. He said In part: The- nation* of tho earth *oll to each other • 10,000,000,000 worth of merchandise per annum, ono-olghth nf which originates In the United State*, and one-ninth of this grand aggregate our ports for ultimate conaumption. Within the laat half century the United Slate* has not only assumed an Importance among commercial countries, but in the laat decode she has become tho greatest commercial nation of the world. Not only do her exports exceed thoro of any other country, out her domestic commerce 1* two and onb-balf time* a* large aa the aggregaD Interna tional commerce of the round earth. While the eighty and more commer cial count ribs are selling, the one to the other, merchandise worth %V)/ 000,000,000, the American people sell to each other merchandise practically *26,000,000,000. 'These stupendous and Incontprt'berislble figures, make some of us proud, some arrogant, They should make ns all thoughtful and prevent any of us from becoming recklessly critical. The time is corning, gentlemen —with our Increasing population more largely urban than ever, with factor- Im inti ltptylng more rapidly than farms, with limitless manufacturing resources, and matchless aptitude for product loo—when fhe United Staten will need new and important mar kets. The world may come to u* in it* own ship* for the products of our farms snd the raja products of our mince, hut it will not come in its own ships for the finished products of our factories. The time lx coming when we will need International bankers and International merchants and International merchant marine. I am well aware that this fs sup posed not. to bfi a popular theme, but ( did not accept your courteous Invitation for the purpose of discuss ing subjects on which ail good men agree, I accepted tor tho purpose ef bringing to your consideration ques tions which public speaxors usually avoid, to tbe end that you may think them over, talk them over ny your firesides and in your place* of busi ness, In fh* hope that w» may some time, and a* soon a* possible, agree upon nome course, some policy, that will restore our flag to ner detwrved place on the seas and give to Ameri can enterprise Its share of the carry ing trade of the world. lam well mwa ry that mere are some, and they arc not confined to any one party or any one locality they are prominent in both parti** and are found on the shore* of New England ano on the pratriee west of the Mississippi who urge that we need do nothing more than graceful 1y surrender a portion of our fH.Ofifi/ (Continued on Pag* 4.) SHAW VERY POPULAR VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY DELE OATIONS PROMI' tO HIM FOR THE PRESIDENCY. Washington, D. C„ Oct. IL-Secre tary Sbsw is likely to g*»t tbe support of both the Kentucky and Virginia del egations. This is the Information that rsaefies here on the heels of the secretary's return from bis Virginia campaign. It Is significant that Secre tary Shaw is tbe only presidential as pirant who has been invited to speak In the Old Dominion. Representative Slump, the only republican member in Virginia, and tbe bead of the republi can/organization in the state, Is the man who invited Secretary Shhw to speak and on Stemp wll defend the* delegation in 130$. It is stated on good authority here that Biemp will turn the detegetlon over to Mr. Shaw aad more than this, that Internal Revenue Commissioner Yerkes, who Is now the head of the dominant faction in the republican party InKen tacky, windrow him the v irgin ryo^ M Trum V OwfvflwC wzw iw.