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i $ M'U, iJ' t,; SECTION ONE AILY PAGES ; 1T0 8 VOLUME XV. NO. 280. MARION. OHIO, SATURDAY EVENING. JULY 0. 1907. JL'HIOE TWO OKNTB MirKor. THE MARION - - p. 4. -t & . '- lX ii -i CLEVER TRICK TURNED AND JAPANESE QUESTION Sending Oiir Warvessels to the Paciiic Places the Japanese Fleet in Second Position in Asiatic Waters, and There it Must Stay. In Washington it is Considered of Very Little Importance Whether Likes it, or not, the Fleet is Going Every Flag Flaunts Defiance in Her Face The Grace with Which Ambassador Aoki has Acquiesced Shows That Japan was Bluffing and Her Bluff Washington, .July 0. President JJoosevelt is oral Hod hero with having solved the. Japanese ques tion. Ho has (jailed tho Japanese bluff mul it lm proved to ho n bluff. Tho official admissions of Secre tary Metcnlf nnd Secretary Loch that tho bulk of American naval strength is- to ho promptly trans ferred to the. Pacific tiro accepted as suflleient evidence that it will Btay then and thcSv diplomatic ef fort to interpret thus movoment merely as n practice cniiso is re ceived with deserved smiles. That Eflit of talk is designed to let Jap an save her face. The fact is final from the inn mont tho fleet of Admiral Rob Evans reaches Pacific waters tho Japanese fleet will rank second in 'Asia. No one experts for a moment, after tho nervous oxpoi'i eneo of this country during the last few months, that the Japanese fleet will ever agaiu h permitted to be the first naval power in the -PA(fiflc..' Although every win has twished the fle.efc in tllo' Pacific- during the last few months of Ambassador Aoki's impudeuec at the state de partment and of Japan's very sassy attitude, it wiis 4 he universally accepted opiiiion here find abroad that an attempt to transfer the fleet, would ho too critical a step J BILLIK TRIED TO HYPNOTISE JURY Man Who is on Trial for His Court Room Some of the Chicago, July C .That Mary Vzral died of arsenical poisoning was tho sensational testimony of Dr. Walter S. Ilalues, expert chemist, and Pro fessor Mark Dulafontalno Friday af ternoon in tho trial oi uurmun BH 11k, nlloged murderer of six members of the Vzral family. It was the most staggering blow tho stale bo far has dealt the defotuia. Dr. Haines testified that ho found five grains of arsenic In ono internal organ alone, while Professor Dclufon talne found sovon, muking iu all VI grains, enough to kill six men. Dr. Hulnes Is a member of tho fac ulty of the nush Medical collego urn! a world-wide authority on polsoiiB. He made tho chemical examinations of tho bodies of six members of tho Vrzal family. This testimony caused a sensation. It has never before been mado pub lic what Dr. JInlnes found in tho bodies. Ho was cross-examined at great length, but his testimony re mained unmoved. Attorneys for Blllllc won what they declared to bo an Importrnnt victory when Judge .Barnes ordered tho state to Introduce ovldonco of conspiracy between Bllllk and .Mrs. Vrzal before MOYER SILENT He Refuses to Turn States Evidence at the Request of His Wife. BoIbo, Id-, July C. Dazzled by at tentions showered upon hor by Mrs, Calvin Cobb of this city, one of tho has Been Called. in tho sensitive relations of the two countries. Japan might reasonably regard it as preparation for war or even as an actually hostile stop. Tho Japanese themselves clovorly al lowed just this impression to go abroad. Hut the president adopted the simple eedien.t of ordering tho licet to go, timing the Japan ese government to protest or resist. "What nro you going to do about it?" is tho Jinughty signal that tho Japaneso can read from tho flag" at tJie lighting tops of KMautV ships. Apparently they are not going to d( anything about it. Ambassador Aoki hastens to say that Japan will by no means consider the pending of the fleet a hostile move. Tokio in sileitt, almost painfully so, ufter weeks of shrill yelling for American gore. While Japan is financially iiu rcady for another war sho is oven less ' ready for a tight with this paiticular fleet. And therein is .shown again the strong hand of a strenuous president, who can win Nobel peace prizes, but who is well up on the war game, too. IIo Inn had tho navy quietly preparing ifr 'this bold stroke fi-om tho date of tho first bristling up by Japan. Ono by one the sixteen battleships of tho Atlantic loot that are to go hnvo been docked and stripped for anything Life Tries His Powers in the Jurors Become Alarmed. ho woald permit the Introduction of testimony to show that tno nvo members- of tho Vrzal family died from the offecta of poisoning, Another sensation wns createu wuuu It developed that Bllllk was accused of having attempted to hypnotize tho Jury, and that nt least two Jurors begged Judgo Barnes tor protection, if wns. also dlsclos'. 1 that mem bers of the Jurora famlllea had called up the criminal court by teiepnono and begged for tho releaso of their relatives. "For Hod's suko come homo: don t servo on that jury oven If you have to run uway." This was tho substanco or a myste rious telenhono messago which caused coiiBternatlon to ono o tho Jurors. The Jurors appealed to Judgo Bamea for protection. , Fearing that tho spell of terror cast over tho Jurors might hnvo u poaltlvo offect In determining their verdict, Judgo Barnes determined to act at onco. Tho lawyers wero then called Into stato'B attornoy Ileary's office, whoro a demand was mado that detectives bo dotalled to put a tdop to furthor communications by telephone or oth erwise with Jurors. most brilliant women of tho state, Mrs. Charles M. Moyer, wire of the president of tho. Western Federation of Minors, has been pleading with hor husband to desert .Haywood nnd Pet- tlbono and turn "Btutos evidence, " As a result of tho attentions show ered upon her nnd of skillfully word ed flattovly of her lovo for her hus band, Mrs, Moyor did mako un earn est nppeal to her husband to testify for tho prosecution. She said alio had been told that ho would be released Immediately If he did bo. Moyer did not grow enthusiastic ov er tho offor. "There Is nothing I could tell that would help the state," ho said to his wife. SOLVED they might meet. The navy yard on the coast Jiave been put in their heat shapo. Whilo tho navy department in sisted that a "recent purchase of eoal for tho Pncillo was only 20,000 tons, it now appears that every thing1 in the v,tiy or a tramp that came foot loose to tho port of Baltimore for .weeks has been snap ped up by tho navy department and a string of these ships with C0,000 ton of coal on hoard aro now half ytny to tho Pacific coast. When the big white shins slip ( cautiously throicrh tho traits of Magellan they will have bunkers just refilled at Sandy Point, every ammunition magazine crammed, guns swinging free, and warheads screwed to their .toipedoes. If Japan wWies to ihold the Paeifio her tleot must fight for it right there and then, in tho narrow storm swept straits. For tho sixteen battleships that will go find tho new Nebraska, just commissioned, waiting to receive them. The Ore gon and Wisconsin nro being re paired in Pacific coa.vt yards kind they can ho hustled out on reason ably short notice. Two armored cruisers are now being comploted on tho coast tho t,vo on tho French coast aro com ing homo to sail with Evans land thi. American armada of nineteen battleships and 'i"lit armored cruiser all of latest types, is far superior to the whole Japanese navy at present. This coming (.canon will poo tho beginning of what will from this timo on ho an annual demand on congress to maintain it his para mount strength. Congress will tilwi bo asked to begin replacing the Atlantic) fleet thus shipped away. Becauso 'tho crisis now iliappens to ho in Pacific waters it does not follow that this country will not again feel called upon to make a .Monroe itoeirinc iuiiiotuu.rsiiiuii jii tho Atlantic. Tt has only been .sinco tho great Continued on Page Six PRESIDENT AND FAMILY ARE PICNICING t Oyster Bay, July 0. President Hoosevelt and his 'family nro pic nicing lUxlay at. Lloyd'. Neck. Karly today thoy packed their lunch baskets .and embarked for thier picnic grounds. The President Theodca-ev Jr., Archio nnd Quentin went by row-bent. Tho others by yacht . THE HAGUE t-w-. IPS !Mk v$& J& a t, III "sSl fmffi r Ml fWpuv fmr 4f&T($'"vAfNFrfy v&k B3Jtt rwnKTH wlw li CTSrWfl mrmm?Wr'' M W SSJM ft WmMtr" aw? w.t m. mmw.mm mfwwmm w m n n w w mm nmam u .r n Jfc-W n HI If Wm Wi P &m mW V w iSi 11 NEGROES HOLD UP OAN EXPRESS TRAIN Washington, C. II , O., July C While making out IiIh report In the Pacific express office lice, laat night, agent W. II. Terry was hold up by two negroea at a gun's point nnd compelled to open the tafo. He was then bound nnd gagged. Tho rob bers got $1C0 caBh an I monoy orders worth 700. 'saca 1 B. & 0. TRAIN BACKS INTO A SANDBIN Wheeling, W. Va., July C At Moundsvlllo, this morntiiK. a B. & O. f i eight train backed Into n sand bin, telescoping tho caboose and killing William Jasper and br.ikeman Hersrt inan. UNDER BOND Runyon and Woman Who Betrayed Uim are Placed. New York, July fi. -Chester B. Runyan, tho absconding telle of the Windsor Trust company mid Mrs. Carter, in whoso company ho wns found, waived- examination in jm1ico court, today and wore held to tho- criminal court. Itun yun'n bond was flo.OOl) and Mrs. Cartei-s $10,000. lfunyan was charged with grand larceny and Mix. Carter with receiving stolen property. ANOTHER CASS1E Woman Succeeds in Fleecing Her Rich Friends in London. I London, July C A tttrnngo story of alleged fraud, Involving lurgo sums, was related In tho -Weel London po i'co court yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Josephine Leslie, whoso friends wero said to be worth mil lions, was arrested yesterday at New market, while out drlvlrg In a mot or cai, charged with defrauding mem bers of well-known rumlllcu. .Miss Annie Blount, the complainant, is a member of an Influent'r.l Dublin fam ily. Her counsel said that Mrs. Leslie represented that she was a friend of J . I'lerpont Morgan uud produced a letter, purporting to be written by htm. nnd advising her to Invest in one of his syndicates. CONFERENCE-FRONT AND REAR VIEWS. REAR ADMIRAL EVAN WILL Route Which Will be Taken by the Fighting Ves sels in Their Practice Cruise is Made Known Together With Vessels and Commanders. The List Includes Some of the Most Formidable Crafts of United States Navy Japanese Waters will be Avoided on the Cruise in Order to Prevent Apprehension Upon the Part of the Japs Japanese Naval Authorities are Skeptical. Washington, July C Hear Admiral K. D. HvaiiH," It Is conceded, will com mand the big Meet of American war ships, which will cruise In Pacific waters. Tho details of tho move ment have been theoretically worked out for somo time, but chuuges will have to bo made In the plans because of the withdrawal from time to tlmo of certain battleships from active scrvlco. It Ih belloved now that tho sailing route of the ulilim will ln nliniit ns (follows: Leaving New York, or Hampton Hoails In tho early fall, tho battleships will probably steam straight to Cul- enrn. wnero coal will be taken on. ,m,i the Suez canal Is open to the ob Tho next stop will be Illo do Janeiro Ijcctlon that It would bring tho big and fiom Hint point the vessels would not halt until they reached Sandy Point, in tho Straits of Magellan. Here again the coal supply would bo leplenlshed for tho run to Callao, Pe ru. Tho next stago would bo from Callao to Panama, and from that point vhe ships would proceed without a stop to San Francisco. Miss Blount Inter was a guest of Mrs. Leslie at a leading London ho tel ami ultimately entrusted the latter with $ll!,fi00 to Invest In the alleged Morgan syndicates. .Mrs. Leslie In return gave Miss Blount post-dated checks Tor $125,000 and $100,000. which wero supposed to represent tho profits which would accrue to Miss Blount. When tho first check was presented It was returned marked account closed The detective Inspector In chnrgo of tho case says tho prisoner's friends possess "millions of money." Sho was remanded. yi' CINCINNATI HAS A $100,000 FIRF f'inciiiiwiti, O., July (1. Hie this morning at tho Emory candle factory at lvorydalo, threatened tho entito plant of Proctor and (lamhlo tonp works. T.ho hss was confined to tho boiler plant with $100,0(11) loss. MorrU In Spoketman'RtvUw,1 BE THE COMMANDER It is belloved after reaching Peruv ian waters the movements of tho ves sels will bo nntcn more deliberate than up to that point. The reason for this statement Is not readily ob tainable. It Is apparent the; explan ation Is to bo found li. tho fact that tho battleships will bo In easy reach ( sail Francisco, in other words. they could In an emergency arrive at that port before any other lleet could. Tho opinion of the navy officers on duty Is that but one route is feasible for tho big ships, and lb that by way of the Straits of Magellan. The touto from New York across the At lantic mid through the Mediterranean ships almost Into Japanese waters. and tho movement nilkht consequently be regarded as a menace. Tho Suez i onto, too, Is longer by a thousand miles than tho Magellan route. This. according to tho best calculation!!, and allowing for short visits to certain ports. Is about 13.000 miles In length. Tho battleship Oregon covered tho ROCKEFELLER FACES JUDGE LANDIS' COURT He was on the Witness Stand for Some Time but Judge Landis was Unable to Gain Any Additional Facts Concerning Oil Trust and its Workings. Chicago, July G. John D. Rockefeller apicnrel in federiil 'ourl todaj' obeying tho summons, to tell what he knows about tho Standard Oil company. Rockefeller spent tho night at tho homo uif bis boii-in-lnw, Humid AlcCormick. Ilo arose late And nf .or bix-akfasti went n tho Stund irdV Chicago law olllco with Win. Kocknfellor and JlcConrfick. lloro i iinal consultation was hold with iiis lawyers. As Kockofoller got out of tho big intoinobile in front of tho hank niilding whore the Standard of Ices aro, he shook hands with re xirlors and posed for numerous pic tures. "Your not as bad looking ns you hnvo boon painted," said ono reporter. "I lmpo not," replied Roclco fullor. Another report or (asked John P lo what ho would tesfify. "I shall testify along tho lines which my attorneys have advised" 10 replied. At the federal building an iin nionso jam greeted the Standard Oil king and Ms party. "My, how bot it is, Ibis is an outrage" Kiid Willinui Hockol'ellor, but John. D. only puckerod his lips grimly. This was arraignment nnd sen tence day and tho Oil King looked on whilo other peoplo's troublcj wero heard. rViaJIv Judjio uiuilis called tho Stundard wiso. John S. iMiller. tho Standard's attor- nov. .recited the history ot inu ease and claimed tha hinco ad- iourninenl of tho case, tho court had lost jurisdiction. Ilo asked for n dismissal of tho case, but Lnndis overruled the motion. Mil ler mado other nwtiors, objecting lo tho rpiesli0""'!? f witnesses, elc. which tho judfo also overruled. r t. Wnnn, eiicrnl freight agent of rfhe Chicago & Alton when tho rebates wero ' given was called to tho stand. Whon Rockefeller was called to tho stand, tho Standard attorneys kept up tiro of object ions. Per tinent queries, regarding tho Stand- dihtance from San Frnni-tseo to Jup iter Inlet, Fin . in 1S9S in 63 days. But iihe was handicapped by tho com pany of tho little gunboat Marietta, which was scarcely able to make more than eight knots per hour lit tho heavy seas of tho South Pacific, and also by the fact that as a precaution ary measure the Oregon was sent tuound the West Indies, sensibly lengthening her route. So tho opinion now Is that under ordinnry cruising seas, which for tho big battleship means about 10 or 12 knots un hour, and allowing a reasonable time for coaling en route, tho Atlantic fleet (an make the passage from New York to San Francisco in less than CO days. Admiral Kvans will. It Is expected, start out with 1C battleships, besides tho colliers, which will move more of loss independently, nnd, Indeed, will probably precede him considerably. The armored cruisers Washington nnd Tennessee, which are now In French waters, aro under orders to return to the United States nnd after refitting to proceed to the Pacific coast, to form part of an armored cruise-squadron to bo assembled there. It is possible they will be detained nnd nrconipany the battleships on tho ciulse. When Admiral Kvnns arrives off tho Pacific coast, his lleet will bo Increased by tho addition of tho battleship Ne braska, newly commissioned nnd sim ply awaiting the rounding out of her skelton crew. Tho battleships Wis consin and Oregon, no-v at nremorton navy yard. Paget Sound, will probably have completed their extensive re pairs by next Mnrch, so that they, too may be added to tho ilect. which will the ncomprlso 19 battleships, besides the armored and piotected cruisers of the Pacific fleet. Continued on Page Six aitl Oil company of, New Jersey and its organization profits, etc., were objected to on tho ground that Mio government would uso this evidence in tho bg case boon to bo tried at St. liouis. For thirty minutes Rockefeller hut in .tho wit iiudm cJuiir and bitbmitted himself to questioning. .Rockefeller was care ful in ins answers to tho questions, but tihowed no iiujiatienctf, no dis satisfaction at being forced to at tend. His answers to Judgo Landis woio respectful and always attend ed by Ibo appellation "your hon or." iJiplomatio hi the extreme, Rockefeller permitted no whit oK information, to escupe him that could ho used to great advantage. Ho throw tho burden of l-eponsi-hility upon tJie bhouldors o John D. Arehibold, vice president of tho company, and suggested that Arehi bold might bo ablo to give oil tho information delrod. Rockefeller was followed by traf llo manager, Stanton, of tho Chi cago and Alton railroad, wlio de clared that the road could not fur nish curs Air tho money which, tho Standard jniid for the use of 1'nioii Tank Lino cai-s. Tho pur pose of his defense being to show, that tlio I'nion Tank Line was be ing oonMa-ucted vl a lo.ss, was it not for the linvcstmeiit of tlie Stiindaid Oil surplusage. I". M. Pnitt o.f tho Standanl of Indiana, testified as to his or ganisation, its. capitalization and tho conduct of tho Indiana twpora tiou. TJio judgo took till this tes timony under advisement. Rockefeller and party wero tak en from tho building by tho way of tho freight elevator, carefully uardod by private detectives, mar shals, oto. to prevent nu attack from nnnrclusts, or cranks. H&cko feller's plain aro carofully gual cd. It is not believed pmbablo that tho dttfonsu will put him on tho stand M"onilny. Tho court found out absolutely notJiing from Hoclte feller that it didn't know before nnd lv1 answers to most of tlio question wn.i that ho luad been so long out of touch with tho company that ho couldn't bo certain of facts. - i ,. . .& . n )T. . ; V i mt. ,A.M f MWlg.WfJUIJIiip IW.11 IJMI M 'jaJVJU!!