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T' TrtF "? 'V" f)-F I fv J"r" n'trr'n'- " 'VH"iik"iy " ,t'j;'syiT'i """'' 'f" ""'ij vw vtm' trawjej o J fv,cthcrilorOhJa-Falri.aml warmer tonight; Frldriy lncreftfliie cloudiness and warmer and probably 8how.crfliIri-Aftern.oort or nlgtit iuM MARION DAILY MIRROR. .M r y VOLUME XVIII NUMBER 15 MARION, OHIO, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1909 PRICE TWO CENTS. -&r H 4' I. ft IV L4t, ; ; IS PLEASED 50lad.;ail American Was thJ -' Tirst'to Reach North . Pole" V!S MOW WAITING VERIFICATION Will Send a Message to 2 Congress - Mrs Cook Says She Was Very Confident IOndon Papers Itcfuso to Credit the Discovery by Dr. Coolc, Claiming Tlicro Wero No Witnesses A.ltlc From tho Kskimos-.-It Seems to lie n Cnso of "Sour Grape. Beverly, Mass.,, Sopt, 2. "Presi dent TAft Is Immensely pleased over tho achievement of Dr. Cook In plant ing tliq stars nnd stripes nt tho top oNho ytorld. 'jilinduKh hfvlll make no,,rormal Btntejnonttjntll.'thodls covory. is verified, ho doerf not'eon ceaj thif fact thai Ho Is Wholly griit Iflcd Oiat'ari Amorlcan captured' tho prlzo. Ah soon ns some official ver ification of tho north polo's discov ery reaches him here, ho will Issuo a statement expressing his satisfaction over ' tho results nnd will send a message to congress lor congratula tion to tho explorer. Now York, Sopt. 2. Mrs. Dr. Vrod crlck A. Coolc, wlfo ot tho explorer, today sent tho following telegram to tho United Press: "Drunsulck, Mnlne, Sept. 2nd. "United Press, New York: "My faith lins noicr wulicrcrt nnd I 11 in glud my judgment or my hus band's ability has been a indicated.' (Signed) "MRS. Dlt. FJIEO A. COOK. The telegram was In answer to ono sent by tho United Press to Mrs. Cook asking for an expression on her hus band'a achievement. . -f,- - - - - -l ii - "-'r? San FrnriclBcd, Cal., Sept. 2. "Havo placed, the stars and stripes op the north polo." This mosago was received from Dr. Cook yesterday by Mrs. J. Mnrtz, of Itedlands, according to a statoinent lodnv made by Santa Clare, of the college of Han Joso, who said Mrs. Marts; telephoned him that sho re ceived a message from Cook yester day, explaining that when Cook start ed north ho agreed to cable her from tho llrst cablo station, If ho over fohnd tho north polo. MMVMM4 London, Sopt. 2 Most of the Lon itonafternoon papers refuso to credit Dr, Cook's dlscovory, basing their doubt chiefly on tho fact that there was 'no witnesses astdo from Eskimos Their tone of bitter disappoint ment Is strlnlclngly disclosed In the statement that If Cook has found the fSL north pole, these 1b nothing left In I tho way pf.jBolentlflc accomplishments V. for EhgljshmenV "as .BleripCj has flown -across 'tho Engllsli channel; In this Btonn of doubt ono figure stands, .out In strong .support of pr, Cook's c,!a,lm. Ho Is LicJojiant Krnest , Shctfleton, tho English'1 An nrtlc explores who camo Vltbln 111 miles of reaching the couth polo and the ono Englishman, who It prompted by Jealousy, would, havo more rea son to assail Dr. Cooks claims than nny other. Ho praises. Cook and lauds his work of discovery. LINER AFIRE For Four Days the Crew Fought Smouldering Fire In the Hold . Now York, Septcmbor2. Whllo tho Atlantic Transport lino steam ship Minneapolis was In mldocoun, a flro was discovered In the foro part of 'tho hold, according to a cable gram received horo, and although the' crew fought tho flames fir four days beforo subduing 11, tho passen gers' know nothing about It until the shin reached- Tilbury, - tho port for London, 'yestorday, AVhllo tho flro was In progress the Minneapolis sent wireless calls for aid. Tho steamship Vndorland picked up these oalls and'hiirrjed o the side of the, Minneapolis, standing by her fof twolvo hours when, her holpdnol being needed, sho procoedod on her way. The Minneapolis loft Now York on August, 21, Sho carried only first claa passongors and bolow docks sho Is designed to carry luigo numbon of live stock PAYING FOR THEIR LIBERTY Puerto (JortcBO, Costa Klea, Sopt, 2 Thero aro widely credited reports that a colony of soventy-flvo fugitives from Justteo, many of whom aro mil lionaires who aro wanted In the United Stales, haB spent oyer flOp.OOQ Jn preventing an extradition treaty liecomlng effective between thq, United, states and llunduros, POfiB 1690 Baron tz, Dutch reached lalltudo 70 40, 713 miles from tho pole. 1C07 Hudson, English; lat itude 80.23, GG4 miles. 1700-Phlppi, 'English! lat itude 80.4S, 035 mile?. 1800 Shoresby, English; latitude 8h30, D87 miles. 1827 Parry, English; lat itude 82.4C, BOO miles. J8C4 Kane, Amerlcnn; lnt . kudo 80.30, Oir, miles. 1870 NarcH, English; hit kudo 83.20, 400 miles. 1882 Grcoloy, American latitude 83.24, 455 1-2' miles. 1 8 0 5N Nanson, Njorwolgan ; latitude 80.14, 200 miles. 1000 Ahrtizzl, Italian; lat itude $0.33, 235 miles. 1900 Peary, American; lat itude 87.6G, 201 1-2 miles. Ii08 Cook, American; lat itude 90, nl tho pole. J , 1909 Peary, American Iflell ,for pole, not yet heard fornij ...c . IS E Alice Webb Duke, Former Mistress of Millions Police Court Chicago, September 2. In tho un kempt, Illusion-haunted woman whose feverish lips answered to tho noma of Allco Webb DUko In Judgo aim meU'n court hero yesterday, there was llttlo to remind tho spectators of tho former wlfo of Drodlo L. Duke, the mllllonulro tobacco man. Mrs. Duko was arrested Tuesday, iCharged with having failed to pay n fnrfv.flnllnt niitnmnlillA 1.111 Tn l...- -cek-hrtiw8imtttehrrrrom Brariaop eras, juugo uimmon, on tho state m ent of n physician that tho do fendnnt Is Insnno, hold her for ex amination In tho county court. "Does that mean thnt I nm irre trievably insane 7" pleaded tho wom an. "No, no not at nil," answered th? Judgo softly. Tho former mistress of million was brought Into court by n pollco man. In her well-worn brown skirt, soiled shirt waist, and tho neglected colffuro which sho attempted to smooth occasionally with a. grim; hand, sho was part and parcel of the sordid police court picture Iod to tho bar, tho woman-ralsod her long thin arms In a gosturo of implication, nnd In a. low but nudlblo voicO ropentod tho Lord's prayer Then sho began singing "Nearor, My God, to Thee," In a remarkably sweet voice. "I lost my voice last month my beautiful voice becauso I was nearly starved, but tho shock of my nrrosi brought It hack to mo," sho oxplalnod to tho court, Jud,gp( Olmmoll asked her n few question's, to which Bho returned re plies to' tho effect that she is worth millions and that thero Js a plot against her life. Young Woman Carries Par alyzed Man From Burn ing House Now York, Sept. 2. Miss Evelyn Bedell, nineteen, who Hvqs with Mr and Mrs. Nathan Bernstein, 930 Mad ison street, Brooklyn, Is today tho re cipient of congratulations for her courageous act In saving tho life of Mr. Bernstein last night, when the house took flro. Bernstoln Is blind and a paralytic, and when Miss Bedoll roturntVl from tho theater shortly af tor midnight she found tho house filled with smoko. Hushing to tho bedroom of Mr. Born, stein, sho found him sitting on the sldo of tho bed trying In vain to etcapo. Sho carried tho helpless man through tho smoko and flames to tho street, Moantlmo Mrs, Bernstoln, partly pvorcomo by tho smoko, was endeav oring to mnko hor way to her hus band's room but tho.flromon arrlvod and took her to tho street. Middle Bass Island is Vis ited by Fire Some Have Close Calls Snndusky, O., Sept. 2 Four of tho finest summer cottages at fash ionable Middle Bass Island were de stroyed early this morning by n lire vhlph, for a tlme( threatened to wipe nut ivory building oi tho Island, 4 Tho tmtlro wutorlng placo was .cimoNOLoav -of DASHES 1 ON on s BURN 1 VitLST SVPTSyZOO2t0MT MOSAT20NTZRrf j VIEWS IN AND AROUND MONTEREY, WHERE JUNDREDS OF LIVES WERE LOST IN GREAT . FLOD. Twolvo hundred persons' lost their lives, 20.000 'vyere rendered homeless and $ir..000.000 worth of property wns destroyed in the grout flood In and nround Monterey, Mwyio. when the Santa Cutarlna river overflowed Its banks. The greater part of .Monterey mid much of the KurfeundlnBlcoiiiitry wete cutoff from tho outside world, and fainiuo quickly followcu. adding to the horror quiclily rollowcu. adding to the horror or the bltuutidh. Thh old battlefield, v was swept by the tfjrrcut aim all the ctops deatioyed: Tlmjpeott section of of, the town, and mnhy ol'jTie iuhnbltniits wero rcdutwl toijlio point of stun Many tulles of rallwnjvtrucl; were wiped out, the flood. lelD. iho most borli ""? - .lflr,RBW - . - - .....,. I . Bf" . Raved from destruction by flro fight ing apparatus, which was brought from Put-In-Buy Island by tho sWam or Arrow. Volunteer fireman man ning this apparatus stopped the pro gress of tho flames. Tho cottages burned wero owned by V II. Jlnlo, of Cleveland; James Itogers, of Toledo; Jnmes C. Hall, of Toledo, and J. YV. Stoddard, of Day ton. Tho loss Is estimated at $2500. Tho flro started In tho ltogcrs cot tago nt 2:30 o'clock and was prob ably caused by a spark from a grate loft burning on nccount of tho cold ness of tho night. Tho first floor was In flames when tho smoko awoke a mold on tno second floor. Sho called to others, but they did not answer. Then sho groped her way Into their rooms nnd fouu I them half overcome by smoke Seizing a pltehoc of wator sho dashed It Into tho sleep ers' faces and aroused them. They wero baroly nblo to escape In their night clothings. Turkey will Ask Americans! to Advance Her Thirty Millions Constantinople Turkey Sept. 2 Tho Turkish government has decided to Bend pergonal roprebentntlves to tho United States to ,ncgotiato govern ment loans, of $30,000,000. When tho new regime took command It found tho tieasury practically depleted by Sultan Abdul Humid. Money Is badly needed to carry on contemplated Im provements nnd pay salaries of sol diers and government employes. Fremont Man Elopes With Woman From Whom He was Divorced Chicago, Sept. 2 Henry Strlno of Fiemont, Ohio, oloped to St. Joseph .Michigan, and renowed tho marriage l!fo which was broken off by -a dl vorco, twenty-seven years ago. Infor mation ot tho nmrrlugo was obtained wjiou the couple icturncd today, Tho Strluea wore united In mar riage thirty years ago. Two children were born and botli aro now married and living In Chicago, TroubluVjaroBO and a 3oparatlon followed. Twenty Boven years ago a divorce granted. Tho wlfo brought tho children to Chicago and tho husband Btayed In Kiomont. Jteceutjy Strlno visited his wlfo and son, Lloyd. Horo tho short "WW1 courtship tenuiunted In an 1 elopement, WANS LOAN f L or tho bltuutldli. Tliji old battlefield, which was a rich agricultural section, lint IelD. iho most Mirlous -t' k - - . , . -ai- Hints at Intrigue and Treachery in Develop ments in Persia TALKS TO NEWSPAPER MAN Says He was Misled to Rus sia r' Thought Move Wftuld Save Throne',? Prefers to Wnndcr Through Persia . .n n Simnm rwiM.-nA rtni,,.- 7-T. " , uitrlutcl former 'lllgli' Persian OlIlclnN, Helatlws ofvtho Vormer Shah lfao llecu Exiled "tav Mfi. St, Petersburg, September 2. The Ttusskoo Slovo publishes, an Inter- I view wiin us corrcsponaent at xe- horan had with tho doposcd Shah of Persia, who Is now a, refugee at tho Russian legation ut SSerzcndo. Tho former ruler of Persia; complained according to tho correspondent, thnt his abdication wns duoto Intrlgm nnd trenchory, hinting broadly at I KUB.sian ami uriusu uipinmacy. "I camo here," tho ex-Shnh con tinned, "a! I was glvffn to under stand that this st. p would-, savo tho throne, nppeaso tho peoplo and pro vent bloodshed, I sont n telegram to the'Dniporor of Russia bespeaking hU intercession with my pooplo.., X was willing to complj with tho demands presented by tho roprosontntlvos o' my peoplo, To mv surprlso,v I found myself almost a prisoner hero and poon I was told that my abdication had been accepted. Had Iroinalncd another day at mv resIdoncO nt Bago Shah, events would havev'taken a dif ferent turn," In conclusion the former Shah said ho would prefer to wondor through Persia as a simple dervish than be expatriated. Tehornn, Septembor 2, A number of former high Porslnn" officials, In eluding an undo of theuox-Shali and Hadji Ismail, director Jof tho mini, fifteen mon all told, havo boon scn--ohced to exile for life. These men nrq now refugees at tho'Turklsh and llusslnn legations; they woro neither present nor defended at tho trial at which thoy were eonvjqted. FAMOUS PAINTING IS BROUGHT BACK Now York, Sept- 2 Tho wheels of fnto aro moving again lr tho Gould family history. Tho famous Cuyp painting , "Ilorsomon In a Hilly Land scape," bought from Worthomer in Purls about 1S91 by Count BonI de Anna Gould's monoy and glvon to Cautolano wlin, about $209,000 of the city was cut off from tho mnln part vatlon before supplies could teach them. that had visited the alley lti lifty - him Inter to Art Dealer Kann to squaro a dobt, has been brougth up by tho Duvecn brothers for George Gould, who Is paying around $250, 000 for It. Gcorgo Gould always was a great admirer of tho Cuyp and was ex n.dlngly angry when BonI let it go out of the family. He kept a keen cv on Its whereabouts and when Mnurlco Kann died, deputised Henry Dupon to buy It nt tho disposal by auction of tho famous collection. RISKS LIFE TO SAVE HER DOG New York, Sopt. 2. Trying to savo her dog, whlh stood In the mlddlo of tho tracks barking at a rapidly com ing trolley car, Mls Mao Peterson twenty-two, was struck and hurled twenty feet at Bockaway Beach. Tho motorman stopped his car quickly and with tho assistance of sovernl passengers carried tho young woman Into a drug storo, whoro emergency rellof was administered I nnd a .hurried call sent to St. Joseph, s I hospital. I o Sid's sKuii was jracturca nut it was said at tho hospital sho will i,Ccovor. Tho dog was unhurt. Southwest Java Swept by Floods Following a Cloud Burst Bntovla, Java, Sept. 2i Hoods, following a cloudburst wiped out tint town of Bczocrtl In soiitjfwfst Java. Iteports today placo thiMfjVumber of dead at 000. Hallway bridges woro destroyed and communication with tho southern end of tho Island la cut nit Thousands of nativos aro fleeing north to escapo with their lives, their homes wero destroyed and crops upon which they dopond for livelihood ure ruined. Tho proporty dumngo will bo enormous. Artist Earl is Nov in Europe With Affinity Number Two ( Now York, Sopt. 2. Followors hero of tho school of philosophy ad vocatcd by Ferdinand Plnnoy Earla and friends of tho Monroo artist, yestorday declared that tho friendship between Earlo and Miss Gortrudo Buell Dunn with whom ho Is reported to bo traveling in Europe, Is abso lutely of n platonlc nature; It Is purely "union of souls," thoy Bay, with no thought ot marriage or re lations approaching marriage. Ferdinand Plnney lCnrlo camo In to notoriety In September, 1007, when ho announced that ho and his first wife, who was Miss 10. M. Flschbach er, had agreed that tholr souls wero not in tune, Mrs. Carlo obtained a divorce nnd tho artist married Miss J Julia Kuttncr, u jounir settlement I worker, who has been llvng nt his . homo In Monroe, beforo ho and wife I separated. Mrs. Kuttner-Enrle Is now suing him for a divorce on tho I ground that he was never propeily divorced from his first wife. Enrlo and Miss Dunn first met al tho house of members of their cult near Norwnlk, Conn., Inst spring Since then their companionship has been almost constant nnd ti week ago, It Is aid they sailed for Europe, Enrlo and Miss Dunn, their friends, say, found their first mutunl Interest In the artist's proposition to turn his largo house at Monroo Into an asylum for foundlings. For tho dis cuslon of this proposition. It is said, they spent two weeks together at Monroe. Mls Dunn being accom panied by a chaperon. Deficit in Treasury is Not So Great as at the End of July Washington, Sept. 1 Thero was a deficit of $7,111,728 In the ordinary receipts and dlsbutsemcnta of tho Treasury Department for tho month of August, as compared with a deficit of $i:5,10:!,0tl) for July. As the greater number of the gen eral appropriations become available for tho uho of tho various branches of tho government during July, the first month of tho fiscal year, tho re duction in the deficit in August Is largely accounted for. Thero was also a smaller deficit In the rccelptB nnd disbursements for tho construc tion ot the Panama Canal, tho short age being $3,070,213 for July and $2,004,127 for AjUgust. From the cus toms the Treasury Department re ceived $28,598,025 for August, while tho receipts from the same source iu July were $29.0C3,1C1. During August $19,71S,708 was rocelved from tho in ternal revenue tnxes, and $2,773,383 was obtained from miscellaneous sources. The postal deficiency for August amounted to $3,000,000. as enmpared with half that amount for July. The War Department used over $12,000,000 -during tficlitsfmouth "while -.ho. maintenance of tho navy called for a little moro than $10,000,000. Tho public debt less the cash bal ance In tho treasury at tho beginning of business today was $1,047,527,211. This does not Include $1,343,211,809 m certificates and treasury notes offset by cash In the Treasury Turks and Montenegrans Fight a Fierce Battle on the Border Pera Turkoy Sept. 2 As tho cul mination of a long series of bordei forays between tho Turks and Mon tenegrins, a pitched battlo occurreu near Gusink a city In Turkish terri tory near tho Montenegrin border, in which 4.0U0 armod Turks fought t.OOO Montenegrins. The fight con tinued for several days and heavj losses uro reported on both sides. Flvo Turkish women who were wounded by Montenegrin was cap tured and bolng carried off into Mon tenegrin territory, whero subjected to gross indignation. Armed forces nro camped on opposite sides ot the fiontler now nnd reinforcements are awaited and when they nrrlvo a do c si o battlo Is expected. E ES Bodies of Flood Victims are Burned in Monterey Streets San Antonio Tex. Sept. 2 A giant fuueral pyres Is burning In Mon tcroy, Mexico, today, whero following tho orders of tho fedoral health authorities, tho bodies of tho vlctinu drowned In Sunday's flood are bo Ing' croamated. Fifteen hundredJidvp been recover ed and tho completo death list, des patches say will teach over 10,000. Hundreds of bodies havo been found in lagoons eft by tho floods bolow tho city, nnd aro decomposing. Sick less has broken out so tho author! ties aro making every effort to re Btore conditions hotico the order foi burning the bodies. JUDGE SENEY ' DIES SUDDENLY , Toledo, O., Sopt, 2 Former Con gressmnn und Common Pleas Judg' Henry W Senoy, aged 02 ot Tlflln died suddenly hero today ofparalyala DECREASES MANY I r ii n YR SAYS HE NEEDS HIS HORSES Unable to Properly Do His Work Unless He Raises Arabians j -i DAVENPORT MAKES A PLEA Great Cartoonist is Sued foil Alimony Claims His Wife Was Most Extravagant I)aciiM)il Has an Arabian Iforvo I'm-iit Which Proics a Wry Ilxpcn lo r,unr hut lit- C'lalniH Iln Would Xot be Able to Stand Up to JIN Work ns an Artist If Ho wero Deprhed of Ills Pleasure and Hoo i-entlon. New York, Sept2. In an affidavit filed In the supremo court yesterday in opposition to the application o'f his wife, Daisy B. Davenport, for alimony at tho rate of $ir0 a week pending the determination of her suit for a divorce, Homer Davenport, tho cartoonist, set forth that although his gentlo pastime, of raising thor oughbred Arabian horses has been a most expensive luxury It Is a neces sary inspiration for his artistic tem pernment in this connection he add ed: 'I feel that I need It (tho Arabian stud farm at Goshen) for my physi cal health and mentnl health and without which I believe that I would bo unable to do my work." A llttlo further along In his talk Davenport set forth thnt his wlfo had been very extravagant and cited as an cxamplo ot her alleged extrava gance that In ono week she bought from one merchant seventeen pnlr.s of shoes. S.imuol I. Frankenstein, counsel for Davonport, told Justice Oleger lch of the supremo court that, in considering Mrs. Davenport's appli cation for allniony.-'baiieir'uiTon'fli'-t assertion that her husband was In re ceipt of a snlary of $1G,000 a year, tho court should bear In mind thnt Davenport was losing money on rais ing Arabian horses. "Your honor should not deprive Mr. Davenport of his recreation, which, though u costly one, is nec esary to keep his art up to the stand ard," said the lawyer. "Artists must havo such relaxa tions as to appeal to them. Your hon. or should also tako Into consideration tho fact that Mr. Davonport owes somo $22,000, which ho Is paying off ai the rate of $100 a week and that ho needs $7,000 a year for his per sonal wants. It is not for tho court o say that Mr. Davenport must bo deprived of his personal recreation, his Arabian horses, for without them ho could not work " The Justice reserved decision. Detroit Woman Wants $400,000 of "Silent" Smith's Money ' Chicago, Sept. 2 Mrs. Agnes M. Molody, a widow employed by the Do tiolt board of education and said to bo related by adoption to tho heirs of the lato James H ("Silent") Smith has brought suit In tho circuit court to recover real and personal property vaued In oxcess of $400,000. Tho Illi nois Trust & Savings bank Is defend ant to the suit and executor of tho estate. James Smith, Mr. T.Ielody's grand father by adoption, died at San Jose, Cal , Jn 1S72. Tho lncomo of his prop erty was to bo paid to his son, Wil liam B. Smith, until ho reached his majority. Tho property finally passod to William Blrnlo Smith and tho will also provided that In cnso of his death it was to pas to Gcorgo S. Smith. Mrs. Melody says sho was adopted by William B. Smith and his wife In 18S9, William B. Smith died In 1895, when Mrs. Melody was six teen. Mrs. Molody said tho money was paid over to tho defondant bank, nnd she further states that In Juno, 190S, sho was paid $10,000 which sho was told tho heirs of William B. Smith had glvon hor. Sho also says she signed several papers at tho time. WILL REPRODUCE THE LAST STAND Pierre, S. D. Sept. 2 Captain Dewoll nnd tho other ofllcers and men of Company B of tho state ttoops will play tho part of Custer and his mon In tho historical repro duction of "Custer's Last Stand," which will ho put on in this city during tho teglstration for the Chey enno Indian reservation lands. Tho commander of the Indlau for cs will bo Chief Iron Lightning, ono 3f tho loaders In tho Custer massacre. The Indian Department has given authority f.or tho uso of Iron Llngt ilng and his men, and moro than 100 Indians, In all tholr war toggery, will bo under his command, 1 SHARE V I Ucm r' A J-ljr jrr..j -fwf , .in - ? 1 K-SQ. (U-.aL Niu ixu iW4 JLt . ... - - - - vdifc&yiLrt