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"FRAT" IN HONOR
GUNBY'S
MEMORY
Delegation from Sigma Chi
Attends Funeral in
Chillicothe.
WAS BEST AMATEUR PITCHER
VARSITY PITCHER, WHO
DIED IN CHILLICOTHE
Lloyd Gundy
Former Student Would Have
Been Graduated This
Year.
Lloyd EiR-ill nimby, tlic young stu
dent of tl' University of Missouri,
who died Friday at his liomc in Chilli
cothe, Mo., was buried there yesterday
afternoon. The pallbearers were chosen
from members of the Sipna Chi fra
ternity, who went from Columbia to at
tend the funeral.
Lloul fiuiiby would have been 22 years
1.1 ni'vt uv'. JJefore entering the
University of Missouri he was a stu
dent at ISaker University. He was a
junior law student here at the last ses
sion ami would hie been graduated
with his eluss ne dune. Already one
A of the best known students in school.
sohe won loeal fame lust spring as pitcher
1 for the "Varuy baseball team. During
the season be was the team's mainstay
in the pitching boy, and Coach Ebiiglit
pronounced him the best amateur
pitcher he had known.
"Frat" Men Honor Dead.
Ounby was a member of the local
Xi Xi chapter of the Sigma Chi fra
ternity. In expression of their sorrow,
members of the fraternity yesterday
draj-ed the charter of the chapter in
crepe and on the sign of mourning
over the fraternity emblem. There wa
general sorrow tluoughout University
circles when the news of the death be
came known here Friday afternoon.
Death followed an illness of nearly
all summer. The immediate cause was
pneumonia and typhoid fever. Until
a few weeks ago he had not been re
garded as dangerously ill and his friends
believed that he would be able to re
turn to school for the second semester.
He is survived by his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Gunby and one brother.
His father is a real estate dealer of
Chillicothe.
These members of the Sigma Chi
fraternity attended the funeral from
Columbia: Leslie Green, Henry Mansiir,
Harry Freeh, Charles Surface, Harvey
Griflin, Kuskiu Lhamon and Preston C.
Alexander.
Among the floral tributes received was
one from the young man's fraternity
brothers, in form of a large cross, the
emblem of the order.
The Senior law class and the '08
baseball team sent floral emblems, and
the baseball team adopted resolutions
of sorrow.
"WHITE PLAGUE'S"
FOES GATHERING
International Congress on
Tuberculosis Begins Three
Weeks' Session.
FORAKER OUT OF
TAFT'S MEETING
Charge that He Was Standard
Oil Employe Causes
Withdrawal.
"OIL" LETTERS TO
SENATOR FORAKER
GOT $50,000 IN SINGLE DRAFT
Roosevelt May Expose Great
Conspiracy to Govern
Both Parties.
MISSOURI'S WORK IS SHOWN
Much Good Done, and Work
Hereafter Will Be More
Extensive.
Continued from First Page.)
Gov. Haskell declared the charge abso
lutely false. He said Monnctt bad
stated, in a speech in Oklahoma -within
a month past, that the Haskell referred
to was V. C. Haskell, former United
States Marshal at Cleveland and now a
Federal oflieial in the District of Colum
bia.
Which Haskell Is It?
20 Broadway, New York,
January 27, 1902.
My Dear Senator:
Replying to your favor of the 23th,
it gives me pleasure to hand you here
with certificate of deposit for $50,000,
in accordance with our understand
ings. Your letter states the condi
tions correctly, and I trust the trans
action will be successfully consuinmat
ed.
Very truly yours,
JNO. D. AJtCHBOLD.
J. B. Foraker,
Washington, D C.
Hon.
SUUDENTS
WOULD
CONTROL ATHLETICS
Vote at Y. M. C. A. "Stag'
Party Shows What the
Sentiment Is.
WASHINGTON', Sept. 21. The Inter
national Congress on tuberculosis con
vened here today, and will remain in ses
sion until Oct. 12.
A voluminous report has been prepared
by both the Missouri Association for the
Kelief and Contiol of Tuberculosis and
the St. Louis Society for the Relief and
Prevention of Tuberculosis, and will be
presented during the sessions.
Both associations arc allied with the
national organization and have taken
leading part in the world-wide fight to
prevent the spread of the disease and
to relieve the sufferers.
Much good has been done in the last
year, and plans for the future embraces a
campaign upon broader lines. Through
legislation, literature and actual work
among persons who have the disease, it
is hoped to bring about a greater success,
although the two societies believe, and
show in their reports, that a great work
already has been done.
Progress has been hampered by lack
of funds and need of legislation among
other things, and it is to overcome these
obstacles that the coming year's work
will be carried on.
Since the first meeting of the State So
ciety at Jefferson City, May 13, 1907,
nine counties have been organized into
subsidiary organizations, and applica
tions for membership have been received
for nineteen other counties. A traveling
exhibit is planned, and at the next ses
sion of the Legislature laws will be asked
to help in the further spread of the
plague.
ST. JOSEPH GETS
In an interview at Washington Sat
urday, W. C. Haskell, Sealer of Weights
and Measures for the District of Colum
bia, said: "Gov. Haskell is evidently mis
taken. I never bad any connection with
the Standard Oil Co. nor any of its of
ficers, either in a business or social way,
and I have never had the pleasure of
the acquaintance of any of the officials
or members of the Standard Oil Co. I
do not recall ever having a case involv
ing the Standard Oil Co. while I held
the position of Marshal for the Northern
District of Ohio, from 1892 to 1S9G. So
rlie Haskell referred to is someone else.
I have no idea what Haskell Mr. ncarst
referred to."
Senator Foraker, who is in Cincin
nati, has issued the following state
ment: "The production by Mr. Hearst of the
letter of Mr. Archliold to me, dated Jan
uary 29, 1902, referring to a certificate
of deposit inclosed for $30,000 and ex
pressing the hope that the transaction
may be satisfactorily concluded, illus
trates how unreliable is an indication of
how easily appearances may deceive.
'When I first read the letter 1 could
not recall that I had ever received any
such letter and any such certificate. I
at once called un mv house in Wash
ington, where my letters of that date
are on tile, and had a search made.
with the result that a proposed trans
action was recalled that had gone en
tirely out of my mind.
Foraker in Denial.
20 Broadway, New York,
February 25, 1902.
My Dear Senator:
I venture to write you a word re
garding the bill introduced by Senator
Jones of Arkansas, known as S. 049,
intended to amend the act "to protect
trade and commerce against unlawful
restraints ami monopolies, etc., in
troduced by him December 4.
It really seems as though this bill is
very unnecessarily severe and even
vicious. Is it not much better to test
the application of the Sherman Act
liefore resorting to a measure of this
kind? I hope you will feel so about
it, and I will lie greatly pleased to
have a word from you on the sub
ject. The bill is, I believe, still in
committee.
With kind regards,
Very truly yours.
JNO. D. ARCHBOLD.
Hon. J. B. Foraker,
Washington, D. C.
Oil Company was set forth in my state
ment published yesterday, as advisory
council with respect to their affairs in
Ohio.
MONNETT DETAILS
EFFORTS TO BRIBE
MUM
T
If the vote east at the annual "stag"'
party of the Young Men's Christian
Association be taken as a criterion,
students of the University of Mis-ouri
favor remoing all faculty control from
the management of athletic activities
and placing it altogether in the hands
of the students. Two hundred ballots
were cast, and 130 of them favored
exclushe student control of all the
athletics of the University.
Six bundled students attended the
social, held Friday evening in the cor
ridors of Academic Hall. Two barrels
of r.pph's disappeared rapidly. There
was lemonade, too. in plenty. Dr. A.
Ross Hill, president of the University,
made an address, welcoming the new
students to the University. He was
heartily applauded.
The uning was done strictly in ac
cordance with the Australian ballot
syMfin. There was only one precinct,
and hence not as many votes were cast
as had liven expected. The booth was
eouir4t-l in lornvt style, with tables
f"i the Midges and clerks. Challengers
o 1 I Mne work in stopping repeat- i
crs A lew lipped by but S. Perry j
wi-m, v el i.y ot the association
ho. , ,..,j. t'i will be no prosecution.
The icsuir f the balloting proved
eonelusju.h that co-education is here
to sta. OnK five men voted to oust
the girls from the University. The
fi'v day schedule was alo favored as
against a ret irn to the old system of
fix .. ys of s-hool a week.
Ballots were of two kinds, one for
the "Freshman Party" and another for
the 'Other Part v."'"
Troops, .5,000 Strong, Will
Assemble There During
Coming Week.
ST, JOSEPH, Sept. 21. The War De
partment has ordered 5,000 troops to
assemble at St. Joseph. Mo., next week,
for the purpose of holding a military
tournament. This is done as a diver
sion from routine life in the forts, as
well as to give the public a chance to
see the soldiers of this country.
The carnival or tournament is na
tional in its character. It is managed
and directed exclusively by the War
Department, as the Government will not
lend or hire its soldiers to private or
municipal amusement enterprises.
The first and experimental effort of the
War Department at assembling of troops,
representing all branches of the service
foi tournament purposes was made last
ear, when 3,000 men were ordered to St.
Joseph. The beneficial effect of the first
tournament upon the troops was so ap
parent at once, and the public was so
well pleased with the opportunity to be
come letter acquainted with its fighting
forces, that the War Department decided
on another tournament for this vear.
"A friend of mine, a newspaper man.
informed me that he held an option on
the Ohio State Journal to purchase it,
according to my present recollection, for
$135,000. He was able himself to ad
vance but a small amount of this pur
chase price. He applied to me to help
him. I did not have enough monev to
le of very material assistance, but for
the sake of having the paper in friendly
hands, I was willing to advance part of
it. I applied to a number of friends to
see if they would not make up the bal
ance of the amount. Among others I ap
plied to the Standard Oil Company."
"They agreed to loan to the newspaper
company, when purchased and reorgan
ized, $350,000, according to my present
recollection, the same to be secured by
stock of the newspaper company. Some
body who was expected to go into the
enterprise dropped out, and that made
it necessary for all the others to increase
the amounts they were proposing to ad
vance. At the request of my friend, I
asked the different parties to increase
their advances,and thereupon the Stand
ard Oil Company did accordingly in
crease their amount from $35,000 to $50,
000, and sent me the letter with certifi
cate inclosed as stated.
COLUMBUS, O., Sept. 21. Frank S.
Monnctt, who was Attornev-Gencral of
Ohio from 1S90 to 1900, today told how
he was offeied a bribe of $400,000 while
he was in office by a man who said he
leprcsenfed the Standard Oil Co. He
was to receive this sum, he was prom
ised, if he would drop the ouster suits
against Standard Oil. Soon after he re
tired from office, these suits were
dropped.
He savagely denounced Senator For
aker, and specifically mentioned C. N.
Haskell, treasurer of the Democratic
National Committee, among the men
who were alleged by the go-between
as being responsible for the management
of the bribe negotiations.
"In January, 1S09, I stopped at the
Arlington Hotel in Washington,' said
Mr. Monnctt. '"One day I found a card
in my box from Senator Foraker, ask
ing me to call at his home on Sixteenth
street. 1 called, and after passing social
exchanges with members of the familv.
I was taken into his library and he pro
duced certified copies of my petitions in
the Standard Oil ouster cases in Ohio.
TO SELL THEATER OCT. 12
Sheriff
Sets Date for Auction
Columbia Playhouse. '
of
Sheriff Rothuell of Boone county has
set Oct. 12 as the date of public sale
of the Columbia Theater, in satisfac
tion of notes against the Garth-Stone
Theater Co.. owners of the property.
The sale will be held on the front;
steps of the courthouse, during the term
of the Boone count v circuit court.
Says He Returned Draft.
"It was thought at that time the
transaction would be immediately
closed, but there was a delay of a
few days, and at the end of that de
lay the whole transaction fell to the
ground! because other people stepped
in and purchased the property.
Thereupon I returned the draft to the
Standard Oil Company. I had no em
ployment in the matter and never de
rived a cent of profit from it and nev
er made any charge on account of it
to anyliody.
,-I do not remember to have re
ceived the letter relating to the bill
introduced by Senator Jones of Arkan
sas, but whether I received such a letter
or not. it had no reference to any em
ployment of any kind from the Stand
ard Oil Company, or anybody else, nor
did the letters about Smith Bennett and
Judge Burkett, read bv Mr. Hearst at
Columbus, have any reference to anv
employment. I favored the nomination
of Mr. Bennett, notwithstanding Mr.
Archbold's objection to him, and would
have favored Judge Burkett's nomina
tion if had not heard from Mr. Arch-
bold.
I can only repeat that the only em-
Told of Standard's Power.
"As he laid them down he told me
that he was an attorney for the com
pany. I at first discussed the impropri
ety and danger of his representing the
trusts, criminal and civil violators of
the laws of his own state, as long as he.
as well as myself, should bo interested
in the welfare of the people of Ohio.
"He told me that he never allowed his
law practice to interfere with politics
or his politics with his law practice, and
ulded that he was judgy of ethics of
our profession. He then took up the
cause of action against these companies
and reminded me of the great power,
financially and politically, of the Stan
dard Oil crowd.
"After talking a short time he asked
me to have the proceedings delayed in
order to accommodate him I firmly de
clined to concede any time whatever and
told him so. He recalled the great power
of the Oil Trust to anyone opposed to
it.
Squires' Telegram.
"After that interview wc dealt at
arm's length and not as political allies.
I received at the same time while in
Washington, I think possibly the next
day, a telegram from C. B. Squires, at
Cleveland, in which he said: 'Make no
agreement with anvone in Washin"ton
about important business matter until
I can see you.'
Got Telephone Message.
"I did not understand this telegram,
and when I returned to Columbus I was
called up by telephone from Cleveland
by this same Mr. Squires and he told
me that he was sick in bed and would
come down and sec me at my office !
just as soon as he could, and that I
should not deal with anyone cle until '
he could sec inc. He stated in that tele-
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phone message that he had wired me
for fear that I would compromise the i
Standard Oil case ponding in the Su-j
prcme Court and he did not want me
to do this until after he had ecn mc.
"It was several davs after this tele-
lumbus to see me and it was then that
he made the proposition that una mVn
him, as he claimed, from officials of the
"standard Oil Co. He stated at the be
ginning that what he said and the prop
osition that he made was with the au
thority of C. B. Squires, Frank Rocke
feller and C. N. Haskell, now Governor
of Oklahoma.
Areued on Terms.
'"He stated that they had all been to
his house and agreed upon the terms
to 1 offered me and that the proposi
tion was telegra- oil or telephoned to
New York and received the official O K
at 20 Broadway. The conference held
at the home of Squires resulted in his
being sent to me with -.,.,:: -r
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$500,000 cash if the suits that were
pending in the Supreme Court of Ohio
be dropped.
- '"Of that amount Squires said he was
to receive $100,000 and I was to have the
remaining $400,000. He told me in this
conversation that Senator Foraker was
to see me at Washington, that he had
wired me there for fear that I would
deal with him, and he did not -want mo
to.
Defeated by Foraker.
'"I was defeated for a renomination
by Senator Foraker and his friends and
only received S7 votes in the convention
out of over 400. I could not bring the
cases to trial before my term was ended
and the first thing that occurred after
John M. Sheets was elected was the dis
missal of all the cases against the Stand
ard and other oil companies which I had
been pushing so hard.
"Another imiwrtanl case that wm
dropped was that against the American
Tobacco Co. In this regard T n.-na tnM
a w
after my term had expired that a well-
unoun attorney had received $10,000 for
having the eae continued until after
my term had expired.
"'Senator Foraker was also the attor
ney in this case, but not of record. TTa
represented sevc.al trust companies, but
was never, to my knowledge, an attor
ney of record and never made any plea
in any court in which I was prosecuting
any of these trusts."
The Oratorio Artists
a superb company of great vocalists from New York Citv in
brand Concert at Stephens College, Tuesday September 29.
rlorence Hinkle, soprano, whose voice was pronounced by Madam
Cerster to be the most beautiful she had heard in America.
Ada Campbell HuSSey, dramatic contralto, a rich sonorous, sym
pathetic, sensuous voice of rare power and beauty.
Reed Miller, tenor, a second Caruso in the clear, far reaching, vet
mellow, strong and exquisitely modulated voice.
Frederick Wheeler, bass-baritone, a magnificent voice, great tem
perament, artistic taste and scholarly interpretation have won
a place among the few really great baritones of the world.
LOIS Louise Davidson, pianist, young, brilliant, charming, she has
redeemed the piano from the commonplace. When accom
panying Skovard, the great Danish violinist, people forgot
him listening to her.
The individual excellence of these artists is supreme their en
semble work is a revelation of marvellous power and beauty.
Their program, consisting of solo and team work from grand
opera and the great oratorios, will be without question THE
MUSICAL EVENT OF THE SEASON.
Tickets at Allen's. Music Store. I'lat opens Wednesday, Sep
tember 23, 9 a. m. Admission $1.00. No extra charge for
reserved seats.
WANTED: 15 ticket sellers for work in the University,
k'g pay, call at Allen's.
W. W. GARTH, JR.
GROCER
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