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The Marion Daily Mirror
VOLUME XV. NO. 203.
MARION. OHIO. TUEfcTpAY EVENING. APRIL 2, 1907.
FRIGE TWO OBNTS
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Tbe Railroad Magnate Says That at the President's
Request He Raised $200,000 for the,
Republican Campaign Fund of 1904.
President Promised to Make
to France Harriman Admits Having Written a Letter
to , Sidney Webster Making Such an Accusation'
The President Reads the Letter and Makes an
Emphatic Denial to Some Parts In Short
V', He Says it is All a Lie.
'iWasliinvlon. Aniril 2. E
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if amnion ' letter, written to bid
nev, Webster of New York, in
which the railroad magnate says
be raised $200j,000' for tho republi
can campaign in 1004 nt tho re
quest of, President Roosevelt, who
promised to have Depew named ns
ambassador to France, has created
a big stir hcio and in New Yoik.
Harriman in bis loiter says con
tribution enabled tho republicans to
cany New York state.
MethodUt' Ministers of Cincinnati Hold a Heated Session-
Dr. D. Clark Takes a Stand Against the
Cincinnati,' April 2. Tho Metho
dist ministers had a sizilinz bc?
siou at the Methodist Book concern
Monday in the regular meeting of
the Cincinnati Methodist Preachers
Union, at which meeting the Rov.
Dr. Davis W. Clark retired after
bis term of two yean as president
of the Union.
All was seicnc until tho Rov.
Dr. Clark declared that tho the
ological dogmas are "curios that
could well bo kept on tho top
shelf". Immediately there was a
storm, mostly of protest.
However, a few of, tho ministers
sided with Dr. Cluik. Tho subject
was so enthralling that nearly ev
erybody present desired to voico
bis protest or bis defenbo of Dr.
Dr. Clark was led to muko his
statement about dogmas being
"eurios" in his reference to Prof.
H. G. Mitchell of Boston univcr
fiity, who has been on trial before
(I.o board of bishops tm chaigcs
of) teaching heresy.
Dr. Clarke said: "I protost
against tho manner in which tho
occlesiastio authorities liavo been
trying big cbbo.
"Tho board of bishops receive
him practically condemned already,
and with hib caso unjustly woabon
ed". Hero is a great scholar of
whom tho Methodists may well bo
proud, virtually exiled."
A murmur of disapproval swept
over tho audience- at tho word
"curios" and as soon as Dr. Claik
sat down, half n -dozen of tho
preachers tried to get the floor to
voico their disapproval.
Dr. Nast, editor of tho publica
tion from wjiich Dr. Clark bad
quoted, was tho first to speak
juo oeggeu 10 uo paraoneu tor a .
Hot Fight is Being Waged in
Chicago Over. Munici
Chicago, April 2, -The buttle of,
ballots V between Dunne, democrat
Senator Depew Ambassador
Harriman admits that tho letter
is authentic but tried to prevent
tho publication saying it was re
written fiom old notes by his sten
ographer and sod to the papers.
Tho (president got an early copy
of the lcittor and Harridan's ex
planation when lie went to tho
dentists this morning. It was inti
mated that ho might ihavo a 'state
Tho sensation at tho publication
of tho letter is greater because of
the fight now on between Roosevolt
and the railroads nnd of Roose
velt's denial of Pnrkcrs charge,
during tho campaign, thoit Cortol-
personal allusion but told how his
father, one of tho founders of
German Methoiluiin in America, Lad
escaped fibm rationalism after sov
cn jcaro of intellectual agony. Dr.
Claik answered by declaring that
even tho famous old Rev. Nast had
been a disciple of higher criticism
iu his day and ho was prepared to
prove it by quotations.
"I am very sorry to hear tho
doctors boliovo our dogmas have
no-living value," was Dr. Nast's
Dr, Clark said:
"Now I am opposed to making
nny mora theological definitions.
God savo us from them. Tho King
dom of God is within you. You
cannot write it in books. It is lovo
and service and faith. Our dog
mas may well be kopt as curios and
placed oii tho top sholf . Wo may
keep them as wo do oUr 'Rule of
conduetfor preached, ' which wo
have not destroyed, but which wo
simply preserve as a curio although
we knew it cannot bo observed and
unforced ii this day and represents
tho ideas of the past."
Tho Jtcv. H. O. Enwall said:
"The church will suffer sui incs
liauiblo los in casting out so lovely
a soul as is Dr. Mitchell.
Dr. M. Pearson said:
"i desire to voico a strong pro
test against thoittitudo that our
creed is a curio fit for tho top
Tim Rov. Albert Thomas follow
ed with this dramatic statement i
;riio nctiouof tho bishops wai
wcious, and a discredit to tho
church. Dr. ,Mitchcll is an inspir
ation. If ho is a heretic. I would
Jiko to bo onB like him."
"I do not euro what bocomes
ui mo ecclesiastically," ,nid Dr.
Wdik m closing.
It is oxpeatcd that 400,000 votes
will bo cast. Both claim election.
Approval or rejection of tho
street railway franchise- ordinances
is tho big issue. Tho Democrats
are standing for municipal owner
ship and tho rejection of tho or
dinances. It is estimated that
.OOOjOOG Hs hot on tho result.
MINOR MINERS CAN
' WORK. EIGHT HOURS
Humsbwig,. Pa.f April 2. The
Pennsylvania house pawed' a, bill
forbidding the, employment i in
you had milked tlio coiporation for
republican campaign uiuto.
llnriiimui in his letter Miys be
gao .1-3,000 of the fund. himself.
Washinglon, April 2. President
Roosevelt this afternoon gave the
lie to tho statements made in the
nlletred llarrlmnu-Wcbstcr letter
by making public copies of letters
which the piesident wrote to Con
gressman .Sherman, last October.
In one of these letters, tho presi
"I understand you to say that
ho (Hairriman) allegod l that I
made this promise (referring to
Depew ns ambassador to France)
at the time when he had come
down to seo mo in Wellington,
when I requested him to raiso
$230,000 for republican picsidcji
tiai campaign which was then on.
Such a, statement is a ddliberato
and willful untruth by rights, it
should he characterized by an even
shorter and mono ugly word. I
never requested Harriman to raiso
a dollar for tho presidential cam
paign m 11)0-1. "
After giving out this correspond
ence, tho mcsidcnt said:
"I feel particulaily foitunato k
having been attacked within tha
last few days by both ex-Sonator
Hurton, of Kansas and Mr. Harri
man." DETROIT SPURNS
Detroit, Mich., April 2. For tho
second time at tho election 'yester
day the city voted to Teiect thP
offer of Andrew Carnegie to build
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iv.ji, uy uiiij iw VUIU3V
BABE BURNS WHILE
, MOTHER IS ABSENT
Mt. Gilcad,, O.. April 2. Hurry
Lemon, aged two, was- burned to
death. His clothing caught while
his mother was out of tho house.
Springfield Citizens Again
Show Their Feeling
Springtield, O., April
crowd chased Will Jones,
through the streets this "morning
with cries "Lynch him". . The
negro had mounded James Paine,
also colored. A policeman grabbed
the fleeing negro and jailed him.
Columbus.- Oj, April 2. Sixty
men, cmployc'd by tho Franklin
Biewcry company struck this morn
ing nnd a gcscial brewery striko
is expected. The American Fcdoi'
ation o Labor is backing the
brewers as against tho brewery
ASSAULTED AND ROBBED
Bridgeport. O., April 2. John
Thomas und Mike llordin, miucra,
were assaullcdV and Tobbed. Tho
Uiievca got $ljj0.
MAN BLOWN TO ATOMS
BY AITRO GLYCERINE
Hammond, Iml., April 2. John
Rcifes an cmployo at tho Aetna
Powder woiks was blown to pieces
by nitro glycerin.
BOTH HI SENATRS
He Goes Directly Opposed to the Wishes of the Senators
in Making Appointments Which Were
Columbus, O., April 2. Governor Rorlck -Is' a personal one. It means
Harris yesterday'nnnouuced the fol.
John C. Rorlck (Rep.), "Wauseon,
member of board of managers of the
penitentiary, vlce Harry t5. Griffiths,
A. W. Kller (Rop.) Columbus,
member of state boari of nharmacy,
vice R. Ogler. ''
Harvey J. Eckley (Rep.). Carrol-
ton, trustee' Messillou State hoRoltal,
vice S. J. McMohon.
Chase StewartsffRep.), Springfield,
trustee WllberfarkunlverBlty,,Ai. k a
yit.-l. ii mUKlc' rvX. i r, t lmT'
trustee Wllborforce university.
Norman P. Nichols (Rop.) Me
dina, trustee Cleveland state hospit
Christ McKee (Dem.), Belle Val
ley, Noble county, trustee- AthenB
Georgo Sohngen (Rep.), Hamilton,
trustee Dayton Stale hospital.
C. D. Wagner (Dem.), Arlington,
trustees Toledo State hospital.
Carl Norpell (Rep.) Newark, trus.
tec State School for Deaf and Dumb.
Jesse C. Cameron (Rep.), Marys,
villc, trusteo Soldiers' and Sailors'
D. Q. Morrow (Rep.), Hlllsboro,
trustee Soldiers' and Sailors' Orph
ans' home. -
William Beatty (Rep.), Toledo,
trustee Boys' Industrial homo.
Frank C. Hubbard (Rop.), Co.
lumbus, trusteo Girls' Industrial
In making tho most Important of
these appointments, that of penltcn.
tlary manager, Governor Han Is Ig
nored tho Ohio senators. Both Sen.
ator Foraker and Senator Dick rec
ommonded tho reappointment of
Harry Griffiths, and Warden O.
B. Gould, wont to Washington and
saw tho senators In -Griffiths' he.
The appointment of ex.Senator
TO CLEAN UP -THAT BACK
COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL
PUPILS ARE SUSPENDED
Columbus, O.,, April 2. Twenty
members of tho junior chisi and
two members of .the senior class
at llfit High .school liao been sus
pended becnuso stolen examination
papcra were p.ussed among tho
NEW OIL AND GAS
COMPANY GETS LEASES
Chailciton. W. Viv., April 2.
Tho Columbia Oil and Gis coin
jmiiy which was orgaui.ed to sell
natiual ga in Ohio has puichuscd
options on 22),000 acres of oil anil
gas. lands and expects to lay line
tc Cincinnati, Columbus aM Cleve
land. They Have To.
Tho Boston Transcript lias as ar
tfelo on "Coughing at Concerts." Un
doiibtcdly concert managers would
prefer that patrons do their coughln"
outside at tho box offlce.
that the governor desires to build a
sonal representatho on the penltcn.
tlary board. It does not mean
that he go'vernor desires to build n
political machine, or that ho will
try to manage tho penitentiary him.
self through Rorlck. He, however,
believes that be has put a man there
who will not be governed by his as.
feoclates on the boanl or Warden
Gould, but will be Independent.
The governor did not play faction,
al politics In making any of these
appointments. Senator Rorlck,
yrho-served in tho legislature in
jtKj,was formerly- classed as a-
Foraker adherent. He Is a brother
of Dr. Rorlck, who has just re.
signed from tho suporlntondency of
the Institution for Feeble Minded
Harvey J. Hcklpy, aleo an ex
senator, served during the McKln
ley administration, when General
Harris was lieutenant governor,
was n member of the state central
committee and was known as a
On the Hanna side in the llne.up
of the old days was Chase Stowart,
ex.Tcprcsentntive, who was co-author
or tho Valentino ahti-trust law.
Ex-Representatlvo Adklns opposed
the Harvey Garber machine last
j ear, which prevented his nomlna.
tlon for congress In tho Fourth dis
trict. A. W. Kller had the support of
tho Rowland organization In Frank.
Hn county, which took an anti-Dick
delegation to tho Dayton conven
tion. Mr. Kller Is a druggist at
1141 Nbrth High street. Ho has
been in business there 14 years.
Strong but vain efforts to savo Ogler
this stato office were made.
The others are reappointments, In
making which tho governor was In.
fluenced by records for attention to
duty, Into which he mado exhaust.
TRUSTEES NAMED BY
MRS. MARY BAKER EDDY
A Surprise is Sprung When
Return Showing That Trustees Were Named
for Her Millions During Her Natural
Concoid, W. H. April 2. -Mrs.
Mmy linker liddy, the founder of
the Christian Science sect, has giv
en her millions into the charge of
tin oc men, prominent in the chinch
who will act as trustees as long us
Tlio trans for which wns made on
March 0, became known this attcr
noon, when her attorneys appeared
Nine Out the Sixteen Republicans Favor the Secretary
and None of the Other Seven Declare for Foraker--Mouser
Among the Nine.
Cleveland, O., April 2. -A poll
of Ohio congic-snicn shows 9 of the
1(1 republican muuibeis openly for
Tnft for president. Of the seven
DR. HAMILTON TESTIFIES
- BEFORE COMMISSION
He Tells Commissioners That He Believes Thaw to be In
saneWaves His Right to Prevent an Insane
Man Being on Trial for His Lite.
New York, April 2. The most im.
portant witness before the Thaw
lunacy commission this morning was
Dr. Hamilton, whoso testimony tbnt
ho considered Thaw Insane now,
precipitated tho appointment of tho
Hamilton swore that he docs not
consider Thaw capable of advising
his attorneys. Ho said Thaw is
suffering from chronic delusion, an
Insanity, known as paranoia. Dr.
Hamilton told of his visit to Thaw,
Juno 28, in the tombs.
"Thaw came Into tho room," ho
said, "and came ami sat down by
mo, then he looked under the bed to
beo if any ono was there, but ho did
not look In the closet or hall, whero
OVER THE SUBSIDY BILL
In a Letter to a Supporter of
a Blow to Commerce
was not Far Enough Reaching.
Omaha, Neb., April 2. Congress.
man E. M. Pollnid of tho lurat
Nebraska district has ieceieit a
letter fd-om Piesident ltoosovclt
thanking him f,or the supiwit for
tho ship susidy bill congratulating
him and other Western congress
men for taking a bioad und pat
riot i view of tho situation. and
deprecating tho defeat of tho bill
as- a serious1 injury to tho commer
cial interests of tho United States
In addition to reiterating to con
gress on tho subjsct, the president
says in ins loner to ruuuru;
"At tho outset let me cinpha&izo
tho l'.ict that the piescnt proposed
ship Mibsidv bill has nothing whut
over in common with ceituin pre
vious measures of the samo name.
There wero well founded objections
to toitain features of theso pre
vious mcasmcHi but in tho present
nicasiues all theso objectionable
teatures havo been eliminated.
"I ishould honlitily favor tho
pie-'eni measure iu any event, but
the oxperiem.es of Secretary Root
on his trip to South Amoiioa and
tho course of events on tho Pncitio
seem to mo to render it, of tho
utuicejp consequence . to pass the pro-
the Defence in the Suit Makes
before the couit to make returns to
compel the leaders of Iho
chinch to answer to charges of
mismanaging nnd inisitpprpriatiug1
Mis. Eddy's propeity.
This- is" the sui-prim mentioned
by he defense. It created a great
sens.itiou when the Kipers were
filed. Tho trustees are empowered
to control during Mrs. Eddy's1
OPENLY FOR TAFT
who refused to announce the pref
erence, none aie opcily for Forak
er. For Tnlt are Burton, Howland,
Thomas, Kennedy. Laning, Taylor,
Mouser, l.ongwoith and Cole.
any ono could have been. Dr. Mc-
Gulre was with me, but Thaw would
not talk to him and I asked tho
doctor to leave."
Hartridge, Thaw's attorney, took
up the cross examination. He
asked Hamilton why he had waived
his privilege in testifying. Hamil
"Well, If 1 saw a man starting to
commit Bulclde, I would try to savo
him, so when 1 saw a man being
tried for his life whom I do not
believe ought to be tried, I wished
to bave his life. '
The attendants at the Tombs tes
tified. There was a difference of
opinion among them as to Thaw's
a Measure He Declares was
President Says Bill
posed bill. As a matter of fact,
mi only objection to it is that it
does not go far enough. I person
ally, for instance, would like to Beo
i iino to South America from ouo
of our gulf poits.
' "1 feel that you mou from tho
weht who stood by the causo of
American hhipping in supporting
the shin subsidy bill, deserve tho
praiso that should bo accorded to
those men of tho coast regions who
oted for, and by their votes, suc
ceeded in establishing our present
st,tem of national irrigation in the
states from Kansas, Nebraska, and
tho Dakota, -westward to Califor
nia, Oregon and Washington. At
that timo the argument was made
to me by many men representing
tho country cst cf(the Mississippi,
that it was not fair to ask their
support for a' measure purely to
benefit the state of the great
plains, and the Rockies. My ans
wer to them was; that anything
that benefited u pint of this coun
try, ultimately befigfifedall of it,
and that 'wo are jn honor liouml
to suppca-t any such measure, even
if our particular locality wa not
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