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EDITION JURORS DISAGREE ANOTHER GRAFT COMES TO UGHT Treasurer Hanna Cpll* Hah on Further Payment* to Waterway Commi»»ion—V«»t Surha of County Money Paid Out in Slip-Shod Manner. County Treasurer Will Hanna thla morning called a Halt on an al leged graft by which the Commercial Waterway Oiatrict No. t. compria Ing the eouth district, haa mulcted the county out of approximately $30,000 for the pa»t year. Thla amount of money repreeente the actual coat to the county for •preliminary work In connection" with the Duwamiah waterway dla trict. a turn approximating the coat of the "Lake Waahlngton canal for elmilar work. The latter la an en terpriee several timea bigger than the Duwamish waterway. No Check on Payment*. The warranta for the waterway dlatrict are drawn by three com nlaalor.era. Fred W Newell Prank H Paul and D. Hamro There I* absolutely no check on the amount * .of money which they ran draw The county commissioners appro priated 125.000 for the coming year, and tt ta thla money which Treas urer Hanna is aiming to conserve The method la vo*ue waa to have the waterway oomml«ii loners certi fy that their eipense* amounted to a certain turn, and Immediately the treasurer was called upon to pa; It Treasurer Takea a Hand. The county commissioners hare not seen fit to reserve to themselves the right to check the elaima of the waterway commie sloner nor have they even required the county auditor to keep a <-h.«ck The treasurer haa been powerless to do anything but pay the war rant! whenever they were pns seated TMe morning, however, he waa prtaanted with a certified Mat that he would be called on to pay for the expenses of the previous month. Hanna thereupon determined ta have the matter fought out In court. Refuse a to Pay Warrant. When W. C. Rafter, an old-time ward heeler, appeared at the treas nrer's office, this morning Manna refused to pay hla alleged salary for clerk work amounting to 1100 "This thing has got to come to a halt." said Hanna thla morning "Xe! the waterway commlsalonera atari mandamus proceedings to show that their claims are right We're got to have a check on them. They come in now and can .Claim most anything.'' The claims turned In by the wat erway commission are a mass of »am»s and figures. No attempt has been made to specify what the •oney ia being paid out for "I cant Imagine that aurh I large amount of money la realty Mcessarv for preliminary work Bo far as I am advised, there has baen no actual work done," aald Big Legal Faea The record* show that lb* firm of Shorett, McLaren £ Bhor«'tt ha* alr«ady rfcelvrd approximately 16,WW for legal service. Th«- firm of Bailsman 4c Kelleher got $600 Karr k Gregory koi $200 more Joat why there ihould be any such heavy l«>gal ex|nn*ea ban not b< > n determined finlde*. Hhor«'tt, MP I-aren * Hhorett orraalonally pre »enf amail Mil* for "legal ex pend** '* The firm la on a month ly salary of $300. While the project la eaaentlally an engineering one, R Ft Ftrldges. wh< -o far aa kr.<.*n, lih« never done and engineering work, la named aa superintendent. with a FLITURCGRAPHS WOODROW WILSON IN 1»2« 11 salary o( $JOO. gradually raised' from a >125 salary a year ago I Draw Two Saiarlaa C. T Marrifield, for eiampte. dur -1 lttjc the month of May drew an I*s ' salary from the city aa a member of the eminent domain comralaalon • and he alao received 1300 salary for ' a full month from the waterway '•[ commission. Aflnew aa a Clark. I James I* Arnew, former county ' auditor and at one time "boas of • Kin* county, la down on the lists ' for a I • -«:«r> a* a m.te clerk. ' Oeorgi- M Walsh, a ward heeler of (olden da** and known aa a pro r i fesstonal lobbyist, la alao * "Clark" with a $nf> salary J M Clapp. t riyttn*■•■r. h»« be« n to i draw salaries both from tho V H t government and the waterway com mission Me la down for 1300 a - month The Duwamlah Improve . ment club has been paid 50 for • some reaaou Peculiar Rant Items The records alao show (his bald I atato of affalra. The * waterway >j commlaaloner* are paying Klnnear • Paul * Oj $-'!& a month for rent In addition to thi* thero appearg a | monthly item of luonry paid to the ,! Burke building The HurWe build , Ing at first not Sls> a month, then . $15, later |4( W. one month $M «nd last month there waa a claim I for $75 With all that, the Hurke directory di«'» not 11 *t Waterway i LHatrtct No. I" aa one of Ita tenant a. The Klnn«-ar * Haul offlcea are used for .private btmln.-a* Cotamia sinner Haul being one of the mem i bers. Honor Ballard 'j Boy ''Champs" 1 , Just to show appreciation, a big i dinner, with Ice cream propensities, •w itrrtd the II boy* of Anam*' trammar school team at Klks hall this noon these young ball toaiem "copped" the city grammar "championship. and the Balmon liay 1 Improvement club alone with oth i «.f» who sc.- In boys something that male * thetr h. art* warm toward* 1 them, weren t going to let the event 1 go unmarked. Hcsidea the big feed, each boy was given a sweater that fairly r bristled wttb claa* When tbey filed out to the street afterward It ' la wife to »ay 'hat In their elation. but one thing kept them from walk 1 Ing on air ami that waa their er Inflation. . Instructor Clark. Bupt. Smt* and 1 the boy a' teachers were .guests of 'j honor. . PLAYING OIL BARREL i CALLS OUT* DEPARTMENT. ' An empty oil. barrel %t Bot>ey'a mill caught fire at 12:30 o'clock ' thla afternoon, and an excited em plofe turned In a fire alarm. Th<- Mallard and Interbay department* i responded. but the fire waa extln i gulahed by employea of the mill b< fore the fire engine* arrived The run of the department rauaed con ald*rable excitement along tbe wa • ter front. Children* Irfay exerciaea will lw> held In llallard Preatfyterlan church tomorrow night I* the evening Pastor !<e" will apeak on "The I ftoy Jeaua." The Seattle Star VOL. 13. NO. 93. BOY KTED MIKES ESCAPE FLOYD MERRILL. t'nder arreat, charged wtth pass InjC a bad check Kloyd Merrill l( years of ag> broke a»»> from Juve nile Officer Itoggesa on Yealer way and ilecond avenue at 10 o'clock this morning and made hla escape Mtoggeas waa taking the boy to the county Jail Th« boy went along quietly until reaching Yealer way. when he suddenly Jerked free, dashed through the crowd and die appeared before the pollcfman could catch bltn Merrill lives with an aunt at 1717 West Kitty ninth street He has an Inventive mind and recently pat ented an appliance by whft-h rail road engineers can ascertain whetb er tho track ahead of them la safe He Is said to have been offered ft*.Mm) by the Pennsylvania rail road for this Invention. The check which Merrill Is al leged to have Issued waa drawn on his uncle for 124 50. Cut Too Deep Bat Goes On In compliance with a petition algnwl by property owner# in the dlatrlct affected Councilman Hteln er and Engineer llreen yeaterday investigated the cut being made on West "3rd at , from 30th to 32nd a*«*nuea A cut from 10 to 12 f»*et deep la l>elng made for a distance of 500 feet The petitioner* con alder th« cut mm h deeper than neceasary, but Councilman Htelner aald that aa much aa the work had progreaaed ao far there waa nothing left to do but carry out I the contract. Man Crushed by Walking Horses Jamea Ambroae Week*, tenin later, living at 580S Ninth awnue northwest, had bin collar bone i broken and waa badly cruaheil be tween a wagon and a pile of lum ber while working" In the Canal Lumber company** yard late yea terday afternoon Week* waa taken *to th<> llallard prlvute hoapttal. Weeks waa atandlng between the wangon anil ahe lumber pile when the horae* suddenly Parted draw Ing tbe heavy wagon agalnat htm and cruahlng hlro badly before the horaea could be wtopped and barked up by other workmen. Wad the horaea taken a few more atepg Weeka would have undoubt- | edlj been killed. Beggar • Arrested Wllliann Thompaon. who was re cently released from the city lull where he aerved a five-day aentence for disorderly conduct, wan arrested laat night by Patrolman Prefho on Hullard avenue for begging. Thomp son wan "panhandling" pMMriby with more or lean aucceaa until Pu trolman It. •fho nabbed him Thompson will be tried before Juatlce Gordon Monday. TWO SCOWB LAUNCHED. Two big aalmon acowa aplaahed Into the water from Cooke A l.ake'a ffnlp yard yeaterday afternoon. They are to be uaed by the Alaaka Flah company In northern watera. On the waya, at the Mallard Ma rlne yarda, are the Coaster and the Prlnceas, one t<jj be fitted with a new engine and the ot'ier Ui under go genral rt'palra. ONLY INDEPENDENT I«(EWSPAPER IN SEATTLE 2. SEATTLE. WASH.. SATURDAY. JUNE 10. 10 1. FOURTEEN ARE KILLED IN RIOTS (My I hliMi rrtM I»mhI WW* Divert !• •WNitll* «M»v Of fit* » f L PASO, Te* , June 10 — Fourtun person* arc reported In dlipilchu from Matehuala, today, to have boon hilled In riot* at that place. A strike of mlnere ha* been Irt progreaa tljara for ion» tima and while no dotalla of the riot have been received, It la auppoaed that the atrikart claehed with the police. . EIGHT NEGROES ME KILLED HAMMOND. La, June 10 In * fight II l«a Hranch today bflwwn mi llllnotn Central bridge foreman and Conductor Hjory of a work train on one *ld«- and a party of negroett. c-1K t> t of the rulortd himi were killed The n«iru«ii, who »iti' emplo>ed aa *ectlon hand*, It la aald had formed a conspiracy to kfli the foreman When they at larked htm ho allot three of their number dead l-ater Conductor Utory came up and the two men killed five more of the negroen A POftYUNE POR A GIRL CASHIER. ATLANTA. Oa , June t— A ••arch for the helre** to a for tune worth probably one mil lion dollar*, conducted by Jo seph II Choate came to a »uc cesaful conclualon here >e*ter day. and today Ml** Margaret Ingeraoll I* hurrylflg north ward to claim her e*tate. Mia* Ingeraoll. who haa bewn aougbt by detective* for more than two year*, flmt by her father, and *lnee hi* death by Mr Choate. acting aa ex ecutor of Ma will, haa been working a* ca*hler It* a re* taurant In Marietta Oa HEAT WAVE CHICAGO. June 10—The hot ware throughout the Middle Went continued today with little hope of relief In debt A nnmher of pros tration* hare beeu recorded here From other cities report* today In dleate that high ts-mjiergtures of yesterday still continue. MII.WACKKR. June 10—Street thermometers hefor« noon today registered 110. There have been a number of prostrations. FRANK STETSON NEW FIRE CHIEF w w FRANK L. STETSON. Frank L. Stetson, of the Stetson- Post Mill Co., and for IS years chief of lli.' Minneapolis fire depuriuient. was yesterday aftA-nooft appointed head of I lie Seal lie department >>■ Mayor 1 filling. Mils al 10 o'clock he took the reins from Actinic Chief W. II Clark. Th™ appointment was mode after a conference with the city council, iih was the appoint rnent of " Freeman to the position of secre tary of the fire department. Free man, who la now assistant secre tary of the hoard of public works, was for years a member of the de partment and served a lonic time as secretary under fortyr chiefs. Stetson, who he left the Minneapolis defSvtment because of too much politics, announces that he la taking the position with the understanding that no politics will enter the department. STORK CAME IN TAXI; MOTHER WANTS $25,000 MRS. KICRNAN. Time haa ever been a potent far for In the march of event*. Hut with time, change* are wrought. And to the tailrab employed by P K Klernan early In the morning of March ° 2.'. belong* the atipreme IHlt of procraatlnallug Me*»en#er bar*. «tre«t car*, the remittance from bome, all are In the faat CO h. p rlaaa compared with that cer tgia tailrab . Klernan put In hi* call with the Seattle Tailrmb Co. at 2:30 a m. A car waa Immediately to call for Mr*. Klernan. who waa to be tak en to» Providence hospital The taxlcah arrived at 4 a. m Now. aay Klernan, the ride from !#<!> Third av W. to Pro*) dertce hospital ought n»t take mote than 16 minute*. Hut, llkr wine, (he tailrab bualne** get* bet ter aa time goe* on Which thought may not have appealed lo Klernan on that early murnlng ' For before the tail finally got to tha bonpttal. after an hour or more of clrculton* meandering*. *« it l» alleged, the wt«tk lied vfalted Mr* Klernan. and the taxlculi <f|iened to three pMMU Inatead of two. Thl* delay in reaching the ho*pl tal. say Mr and Mia. Klernan. can««-.| Mr* Klernan to become extremely 111 and cauaed her her to remain" at the hot'jdtnl for three extra week* The Klernan* believe Ihey have *u*talned IJ.'i.OOO worth of menial angulah and phya- IT'S A 600 D DAY TO PRAISE ODR WEATHER Mild m temperature and sunny skies in Seattle. heat tem -1 psratures and dull, lowering skies in the Middle West and parts of the j East. That's the weather In Uncle ! Sam's land today. At noon today the official tern- I perature In Seattle was 66 degree* It was 64 degrees yesterday noon. Very probably it will be about the • ame tomorrow noon. At Chicago yesterday a maximum of 98 degrees i was reached and today's dispatches 'said It would climb to 100 today. Temperature in Kansas City was 99, in St. Louis 97, In Omaha 100. in Cincinnati 101. In Chicago the county board is commandeering ice for the poor. If the board finds that it cyinot legally pay. President Peter Bart sen has promised to settle the bill personally There's the weather story Would you rather be In Seattle or < Chicago? CROWD GIVEN DUCKING BEFORE BOAT DEPARfS About fi'tO people gathered on Pier 1 last night to see the Jefferson sail for Skngway, every berth on the vessel being taken. The crowd was waving farewell when the ,leffersi<n blew Ita castoff whistle A quantity of water had gathered In the whistle ffnd the blast sprinkled It over the throng In liberal quant I ties There was a hasty scurry ing for shelter, but dozens were thoroughly drenched. It put a damper on the fare well celebration LIKE TO FISH. Where to get 'ern. 1 How to get etn. When to get 'cm. Sport iiagc today. 1,08 ANtIKI.FS. Julie l» 0 C. T'almleaf. maniac, while strapped to a bed In the detention ward of the county hospital, today strangled himself <.1 death with a sheet when attendants left, lilm for a few min ute*. one cent. "THE TAXICAJ BABY." leal sufferings. anil have begun a suit for that amount of damage* against the Seattle Taxlcab Co. WANT TEDDY TO REFEREE FIGHT TI'I,BA, Okln, .luno I".— Theo dore Roosevelt w ill be nskei to teferee the boxing contest J Or «, between Jim Flynn and Carl Morris, according to an announce Went made today b,v F. B. Ufer, Morris' manager Koosereit as refer*# It, agreeable :o both fighters. TRIED TO WIPE OUT HIS FAMILY MUNCIE, lnd.. June 10—Wm. Kuhn Is under arrest here today, afftr attempting to wipe out his en tire family. He fired two shots, one at his wife, which grazed her arm and another at Mrs. Nola Weaver' h.s daughter, which B roduced a flesh wound on the f.nger. Kuhn then cut his throat with a razor but the wound is not serious. FREDERICK KOHL. SHOT « BY WOMAN. WILL RECOVER. S\ N FRANCISI (). June 1(> rhyHlriniiH today belie re that C Frederick Kolil. millionaire club roan shot by Adele Verm, will re cover. He was sr. f„ r recovered today (luil physicians planned an X rny examination preparatory to Hi.. bullei The Verge w omim • uiiiiniics historical in her .'.'ll and HI midnight it whs neces sary to summon a physician to ad minister opiates. HAVEN'T BEGUN TO FIGHT YET WASHINGTON, I). (\. .]„„„ jn — Denying rumors that the Insurgent movement has slowed up. Congress man G. W. N'orrls (Rep . Neh.i, in a statement Issued today, sit Id these reports were net afloat hw certain 1 newspapers in the Interest o| I'resl dent Tuft's ronomlnatlon. "The Insurgent movement has scarcely begun," said N'orrls. ."Fight ing In real earnest for progressive principles, notwithstanding the ma ehinatlons of any single man or group of men. will not stop. "The entire crop of rumors and reports that theOiuKiirgcnts are panic stricken or discouraged ia absolutely without founduliou."' EXTRA After arguing and deliberating and taking innumerable bal lot* for 28 hour*, the Wappenstein jury were unable to agree •nd to reported at 2:15 this afternoon. George E. Grey, acting foreman of the jury, told Judge Main the ballot stood 7 to 5 and that no change was made in thi» standing since the first ballot. The jury was discharged. Each juryman stood up in court and was asked by the judge if there was possibility of arriving at a verdict Each juryman emphatically answered there was absolutely no possibility of reaching an agreement. Whether the majority favored acquittal or conviction was not divulged. W. H. Shorey was elected foreman of the jury, but was taken very s ; ck late yesterday afternoon and asked that George E. Grey be appointed in his stead. Mr. Shorey was still sick when the jury made its report, and Mr. Grey acted as foreman and answered the questions of Judge Main. Wappenstein did not seem greatly affected by the verdict, although he smiled broadly as the counsel and friends crowded around to press congratulations upon him. J RETIRED AT MIDNIGHT After a thlrteenhour Muslon the \\ appermtein Jury at midnight reilre-1 lo sleep on the hard c»ialr« in their room adjoining Judge Main* court Occasionally. even during the night, the voice* of the Jurymen were raised to a sufficiently high pitch to be heard la the adjoining eouttroom, Indicating that a vigorous argument was on In termittently loud laughter would tie heard. Then the juror* evidently ut down to a few minute*' rear SLEPT ON CHAIRS AND TABLES The quiet spell* following the frequent heated discussions Indicated that a number of fruitless ballot* were taken Ifcith the attorney* for the state and the counsel for defendant left Immediately after argu ment* were concluded yesterday morning Chief Wappenstein, whose fate the Jury Is deliberating upon, remained In the corridor* until about S o'c!«k In ihe afterruxin. Judg. Main left at 3 o'clock, with Instruc tions to mil him If the Jury reached an agreement by midnight The juror* had full knowledge that they would have nothing but their chair* and tables on which to catch hasty nap* If they did not return a verdict by that time, but they evidently were sufficiently advised that there was no chance to agree then. Perhap* no caw. In Seattle atrart<-d so wide attention as the Wap penstein trial People were busy ringing up the courthouse at all hour* of the night, hoping to learn the result. Hentirneiit Is general this morning that the Jury will not be able to agree At 6 o'clock last night the jurors were taken out to dinner. It may have been merely a coincidence, but the Juror* were headeg by John l-ang. the biggest man on the jury, as the procession started for the restaurant. The jufors did not get Another bite until thi* morning, when they were taken to breakfast. They spent the night sleepless and hungry. CHARLES W. WAPPENSTEIN NEVER MENTIONED DYNAMITE "I nevr talked about using dyna mite or blowing up anything to the chief of police or anyone ♦•15.." s.ii<i James A Duncan, one of the strik ing machinists, this morning. "When I was talkiug to the chief In regard to peaceful picketing by the strikers 1 remarked that wc*kad ev erything to gain by using peacefid means. I told him that If we bad wanted to be foolish enough *4e could have gone down. 40 strong, and cleaned up the bunch of strike breakers. who came near killing three of our men. I iffd not say this as a threat, 1 simply wanted to show hint that we are opposed to violence and that no one except the employers can benefit by using vio lence." The luacbiulsts are pointing out EXTRA that their punier employers are us ing every means to provoke them into fights with strikebreakers and to have the police i>ersecute them. In spite of this only six arrests have been mad*of striking machin ist- during more than one v»gir. r * HUBBY'S MEAL TICKET k WAS LAST #TRAW. r I.OS ANGELES, Chl., June 10.— Her testimony that her husband only allowed hor 20 cents a day for household expenses won a divorce (or Mrs. Mary Wlllla from Albert Willis. She said she made little complaint until she found a meal ticket in her husbaiiu s pocket.