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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, JULY 29, 1907. PRICK TWO CENTS. FIFTY-SIXTH YEAR. NO. 244. THE ROCK JURY CLEARS HAYWOOD OF CHARGE OF MURDER; DYER ISJREED ON BAIL Verdict is Reached in Famous Governor Steu nenberg Killing Case Alter 21 Hours' Delib eration and Prisoner is Released. ASSOCIATE ALSO GETS HIS LIBERTY PETTUS IS DEAD MERCURY AT 179 DEGREES Patriarch of the United States Senate Follows Colleague to the Grave. TYPE OF THE OLD SCHOOL Elected to Office Ten Years Age Fought In Civil War on the Confederate Side. State Announces Trial of Others on Same Charge Will be Prosecuted Vigorously -Will Fight Bail For Pettibone. FACTS AND FIGURES RE GARDING THE HAY WOOD TRIAL. Frank Rteunenburg assassinated Dec. 30, 1900. Harry Orchard arrested Jan. 1, 1906. Moyer, Haywcod and Pettibone arre.ted Feb. 17, 1906. Trial began May 9, 1907. Jury completed June 3, 1907. Case went to jury 11:04 a. n?. July 27, 1907. Verdict of ac quittal returned at 8 a. m. July 28. 1907. Number of veniremen summon ed, 248. Nmber of witnesses for prosecu tion, 89. Number of witnesses for defense (including depositions), 87. Cost of trial to state of Idaho, $100,C00. Cost ofMrial to Canyon count, $30,000. Presiding judge. Fremont Wood. Chief counael for state, Jamfa H. Hawley. Chief counsel for defense, Clar- ence S. Darrow. Boise, July 29. Charles H. Moyer, pifidt'iit of the Western Federation of Miners, will he admitted to hail in the ?nni of $25,oom and released this after noon. An agreement to this end was reached this morning between counsel foi the state and the defense. Fight Liberty for IVIt iltoiie. Delay was asked tor to allow fur ther conferences between the counsel as to what action shall he taken in the cat'e of George A. Pettibone, the third of the noted defendants brought from Colorado to Idaho IS months ago. It is understood attorneys for the state will oppose bail for Pettibone in any sum whatever. ICeiiiemlier Hoimevelt. Oyster Hay, July 29. Without com ment President Roosevelt made public the following telegram received by him today, referring to the verdict in the Haywood murder trial: "New York, July 2!). President Roosevelt: Undesirable citizen victor ious. Rejoice. (Signed) Emma Gold man, Alexander Berknian. llippolyte Avtl." Wnlkx (tut Free, Holse, Idaho. July 20. Into the bright sunlight, of a beautiful Sabbath morning into the stillness of a city drowsy with lazy slumber, William P. Haywood, defendant in one of the most noted trials involving conspiracy nnd murder that the country has ever known, walked yesterday a free man, acquitted of complicity in the murder of former Governor Frank Steunen berg. , Ilnd llren F,peelel. The probability, of nn acquittal of the secretary-treasurer and acknowl edged leader of the Western Federa tion of Miners had been freely predict ed, since Saturday, when Judge Fre mont Wood lead his charge. It was unaided as strongly favoring the de fense iu its interpretation of the laws of conspiracy, circumstantial evidence and the corroboration of an accomplice who conlossed. It was also freely predicted that in the event of Haywood's acquittal the slate would abandon the prosecution of bis associates. Charles H. Moyer, pres ident of the federation, and George A. Pettibone of Denver. Vim Is llUMllctl. Statements from counsel and from Covet nor Gooding issued dispel this view. Governor Gooding said: "The verdict is a great suprise to me, and I believe to all citizens of Idaho who have hoard or read the evi dence in the case. '"I have done my duty. I have no n grot as to any ae'ion I have taken, and my conscience is clear. As long as God gives me strength I shall con tinue my efforts for government by law, and for organized1 society. The state will continue a vigorous prosecu tion of Moyer and Pettibone and Ad ams and of Si'iipkins when appreht nd ed. There wilL bcjAjailietuesitation nor retreat." f'' My Duly," Snja Orclinril. Xot the least interesting of the com ments upon the verdict was that of Harry Orchard, the self-confessed mur derer of Sieunt nberg, and the witness upon whom the state cliif'tly relied to prove its elaim of a conspiracy by the Western Federation of Miners. When told that Haywood had neen acquitted, Orchard paid: Well. I have done my duty. I have told the truth. I could do no more. I am ready to take any punishment that may he meted out to nie for my crime, and the sooner it comes the better." Out 21 Mourn. It was after being out for 21 hours that the jury which had at first been divided S to 1, and then seemed dead locked at 10 to 2, finally came to an agreement shortly after dawn. There was no demonstration in court ether than that made by the attorneys for the defense. The prisoner was dis- Hot. Springs, X. C, July 21). Edmund D. Pettus, United States senator from Alabama, died in his hotel apartments here at 10 o'clock last night. The senator, who was the patriarch of the upper house, being Sri years old. sustained an apoplectic stroke while at bieakfast Friday morning. Senator Pettus' demise followed ejiickly the death of his colleague from Alabama, Senator Morgan. Both were notable typos of the-old school south ern statesmen, much a like in te'inper- ament, appc arance, age, and political convictions. Moth had been r elected to the senate a short time before the death of Mr. Morgan, June 11. roiiNpieiKiHN ill Public l.ilV. Senator Pettus was born July fi. 1S21. and entered the senate Hi years ago No man of either partv won greater lenown or distinction in that great, body of lawmakers in the same lengtii ol service than he. Going to the sen ate from private life, lie was in close touch with the masses of the people kept so, and knowing the needs, the l equiretnents. and being acquainted with their wants, he did what he could to get such laws and such favors for. the' people as would best promote their future interests and w( Hare. Ho had been a citizen of Alaham-i all his life, except three years he spent iu California during the gold fever from lS4!t to 1S52. Returning to the state, he had been actively engaged in the practice of law ever since. He was never an olliceseeker and never held nny'oflice out of the line or his profession. He entered the con federate army as a major, was pro moted to be lieutenant colonel, and in I sr.:; was made a brigadier general, and his record in war, as that in peace, was a matter of pride to all his people. Heat Visitation at Mc Gregor, Tex , Pros trates Many. ANIMALS DROP DEAD Boys of 6th Regiment Being Trained at Camp Lincoln by Masters of Drilling. CO. A WILL ELECT CAPTAIN Ed Dunavin Seems Certain to Succeed Himself Notes of the Soldiers at Springfield. under 'REGULARS BOMB STARTS TENEMENT FIRE IN WHICH SCORE DIE Area Few Miles in Extent Mys teriously Affected For Short Period. McGregor, Texas, July 2:i. The most terrific heat visitation ever known oc curred here Sunday, continuing aflout an hour and twenty minutes. The the rmemeter registered 179 degrees in the sun and 117 in the shade. An area I lire1 miles long and two miles wide was: affected. SeoreN Overeiime. Scores of people were overcome. Horses, cattle, hogs and poultry drop ped dead, one man losing ::5 head of slock. The phenomenon lias not been explained. FRANCE CONCEDES A POINT TO AMERICA JUMPED TO DEATH Nine Women and Children Drowned in Burning of Fron tenac on Lake Cayjga. Extends Time for Beginning Collection of Duty on Porto Rican Cof fee as a Courtesy. Taris, July 2!). What has been char Camp Lincoln, Springfield, 111., .Tu y 2!l. The Oh infantry of the Illinois National Guard arrived at Camp Lia coln Saturday morning at 7 o'clock. The train which carried the local so. diors was made up of ten coaches an l two baggage cars. Eight companies of the regiment and the regimental ban ! were on board. So many stops were made in picking up the different com panies that the train was two hours ! laie. The train stopped at the Chicago and Alton depot and from there th.? soldiers were taken out to their quar ters on street cars. The first change in the appearance of the place which the old men notice.1, was the presence of a battalion of regulars from the 4th United StatM infantry. They are at Camp Lincoln this summer to instruct the National guardsmen in the art of drilling. They are very piofieiont themselves and are doing wonders for the volunteers. The companies that make up ths flth legiment are as follows: Co. ., mck Island; Co. It. Geneseo; Co. C. Galesburg; Co. D. Oak Park: Co. E, Sterling; Co. F. Moline; Co. G, Dixon; Co. H, Monmouth; Co. I, Morrison: Co. K. Kewanee; Co. L, Freeport; Co. M. Galena. The band is from Sterling. As yt it is hardly known whether it is any better than the regimental band of I.vt year, but it is hoped that it is. Despite the fact that very few of tin? soldiers had any sleep Friday night the regular order of drills was follow ed Saturday. The regulars came out port of the cannon. The sergeant of the guard sent him back to get a bas ket. He said the report, was some what "voluminous. When Schmook "got wise" he crawled into his tent and kept still for along time. Sergeant Gus Hall's tent reminds one of a modern house. His 18 by 23 mirror, combs, brushes, and pajamas and a beautiful rug give the tent th-? appearance of a lady's boudoir. Priate Johnny Chase felt he wa right in the swim when he wadded around in the mud and water Sunday morning wearing hip boots which came clear to his knees. Private Ronnie spent Sunday morn ing looking for the 1st sergeant of Co. J. About noon he found that there is no company designated with the let ter J. The "rookies" heard horrible sounds coming from another company street Sunday noon and now tlie-y are shad ing and their knees are iumping t" get her, as they think of the awful ordeal which they will soon have to endure. Many letters have been re ceived from fond mothers to go easy on their boys. Corporals Don and Davis arrived v camp this morning. Davis has been telling many of his war experience-.. At one time while on an expedition for the general he became hungry but did not allow that to bother him. He sav ho called the roll and ate it. (He g ir his a few minutes later). Pugler Swanson is growing a mous tache. He thinks iis more mannisa. tharf a smooth face. When any of t ho bunch raise' a howl about the. "horse meat" which is serv ed Sergeant Simpson tells them they would have more reason to kick if it were "mule meat". acterized as an obstacle in the way of from tho,r' ' whjch j m t, k Mltlnimf tnil iF HOir.n Ml nom l.,.(i- 1 n wij . it ii.i i Xll in Sutl.ui.ii orinn ii r , i. i -i i : i .iiiJiii int nji;uuw Laui' lihhmii, aii'i Black Hand Charged With Crime That Endangers Italian Quarter. SERIES OF BIG BLAZES Million Dollars Loss Inflicted in 24 Hours in and About the Metropolis. France and the I'nitcd States in ro- i took part in the morning company ilrill Tliftv (rnt'O n clirirt a v li i 1 1 rn for France has notified the Uni.ed ' hpn wore appnrnnml among the gard to the tariff, have been removed,1, States it has extended from Aug. 1 to Oct. 1, the decree providing for the companies and kept busy in instruct ing the guardsmen. The regulars ate lu"""'m,"1 ,nc ""''" ' era- a nn mmrl) o u.iiowB and are already .Muufwn , mum. i-ouu iwco. nance , favorites with the volunteers manes clear it considers this exton- BODIES ARE AIL RECOVERED fion is not a right which the I'nitcd States can claim, but purely an act of Order of I lie Dny. The order of the day which is being ! fllnnl ic oc ffllrm-a- courtesy and good will on its part and ' " . " " r..An , r u.'i tun iui ii-riiii' . n, ii . Reveille - TclO a. m. evidence of its earnest hope that th pending negotiations will result in an agreement. Vessel Beached and Campers on Shore Prevent Loss of Life Being Much Greater. MAKE THE JOB SURE Maryland Mob Digs Up Body of Lynched Negro and Burns it Race War Threatened. Ciisfield, Md., July 21. Inflamed with a passion which seemed to in crease after the lynching yesterday of James Ueed, the negro murderer of Policeman Daugherty, the mob which put the negro to death and buried his body in a swamp, returned to the spot early today, dug up the body amid yello and curses and burned it after riddling the corpse with bullets. It is feared by many a race war will follow. VIEWS OF THREE CHIEF FIGURES IN FA MOUS TRIAL AT BOISE. WILLIAM D. HAYWOOD I appreciate the support of the working clacs extended to us by workingmen throughout the country. I havn no ill-will toward any person. My intention is to go back to Denver and take up my work where I left off when I was placed under arrest. I have never had any fear. I have always believed that with a fair trial and an impartial jury the verdict would be such as has been given. Senator Borah treated me fairly. Judge Wood was fair to me and I have extended to him my thanks. GOVERNOR GOODING The verdict is a great surprise to me. I have done my duty. I have no regret as to any action I have taken and my conscience is clear. The state will continue a vigorous prose cution of Pettibone and Moyer and of Adams and Simpkins when ap prehended. There will be neither hesitation nor retreat. HARRY ORCHARD I have done my duty. I have told the truth. I could do no more. I am ready to take any punishment that may b; meted out to me for my crime and the sooner it comes the better. Auburn, X. Y., July 20. The steam boat Fronfenac was burned and beach ed opposite Farley's Point at Lake Cayuga Saturday afternoon and nine passengers were drowned before the boat could be reached. The bodies of the drowned women and children have been recovered. They are: MRS. HOMER C.ENl'XG. Freevil!.'. Xpw York. CAUL GEXrXG, 7 year old son. ZALIA M CREAUY. Cohoes, N. Y. LI DA P.EXXETT, Frankfort. X. Y. STELLA CLIXTOX, Ithaca. X. Y. MARIETTA SCLLIVAX, Syracuse. Six year old daughter of Howa'd Able. South F.loomingburg, X. Y. Two unidentified women. Till' VPNNt-l 1V (till. The steamer Frontenac, an- old side wheeler craft, which has plied be tween Ithaca and Cayuga on Lake Ca yuga for 25 years, left the former place Saturday afternoon carrying fif'y passengers and a crew ot twelve, r.i midlake fire broke out in the engine room and fanned bv a stiff northeast wind, spread aft quickly. YlrtlniM All IlriMvni'il. The llames made rapid headway an I there was great excitement among tho passengers as they were driven to th? how of the boat. The boat was beach ed at Farley's Point, wher.e are a nu'.i ber of summer cottages. Men froe.i these cottages did valiant work in res cuing the passengers and in caring for the injured. BANKER BUYS GOLD BRICK Oklahoma Man Pays $10,000 Cash for the Same old Fraud. South McAlester, I. T.. July 29. J. .1. McAlester. president of the Amer ican National bank of this city, was swindled into paying Jlu.hoO cash for :i worthless brick offered bv a man representing himself, to be a mine:1. It was takeiKto Muskego. appraised at the government office and slated ro contain eighty nor cent of nure cold. When the deal was completed th.' McAlester banker was given an imiti tion. The swindle was discovered a few hours Inter. charged and tho jury dismissed in less than three minutes. SnrpriHC In IIiiImp. The news of the verdict was received reluctantly in Boise. Extra editions of the papers carried the tidings and dur ing the day there was considerable discussion in clubs, cafes, hotel lobbies and upon me corners. The surprise which had been so manifest in the court room was prevalent everywhere Shurtleff a Candidate. Chicago, July 29. Edward D. Shurt left of Marengo, speaker of the lower house, has formally announced his can didacy for the republican nominatioi for novernor. The issue on which ne will base his campaign is the reducin of Ceok county's representation in tha general assembly. TO KILL SERVIANS KING? Reports From Frontier Say Attempt Was Made to Wreck Train. Ixndon, July ?!. The Vienna corre spondent of a news agency here says Roll call and 15 minutes setting up e'xercises before ranks are broken. Fatigue call 5:30 a. m. Mess call 0:00 a. m. Sick call , C:30 a. in. Drill cr.ll C:r0 a. m Assembly 7:00 a. m. First call guard mount 7:15 a. m. Assembly guard detail 7:30 a. at. Adjutant's call 7:10 a. m. Recall S:::o a. ;n. Drill call, battalion) 9:20 a. n Assembly 9:30 a. m. Recall 11:00 a. m. First sergeant's call 11:30 a.m. Mess call 12:00 m. School call 1:30 p. m. Drill call, (battalion) 2:30 p. m. Assembly 2:40 p. -n. Recall 4:10 p. m. TROUBLE AVERTED Expected Conflicts in the Lake Superior Ore Region Fail to Develop. WORK IS BEING RESUMED Lure of Harvest i-Fields Draws Men Away snd Tends to Break up Their Organization. Mess call First call, parade . . Assembly Adjutant's call Retreat Tattoo and roll call Call to quarters . . . Duluth, Minn.. July 29. A corre spondent at Hibbins telephones every thing is quiet there, and ore is being mined at several of the mines. Strip ring operations are also proceeding. HnrvFKt Plflils irt Men. Superior, Wis.. July 29. The Allouez a New York, July 29. Shocking loss of human life and destruction of prop city, estimated at more than a million dollars, was caused by a fire in New York and its immediate vicinity in the 21 hours ending at S this morning. Twenty persons are dead and 15 suf fering from injuries as a result of the burning of a six-story tenement in Christie street. Financial loss resulted from the destruction of the Long Beach hotel at Long Bt ach, L. I., today, and Steeple Chase park and other property at Coney Island yesterday. In addi tion, the steamship Hamilton of the Old Dominion line camt1 into jKirt yester day with part of her hold ablaze. llomb Stnrled Ulns. The explosion of a bomb, placed, the police believe, by agents of the "black hand" in an Italian grocery rtreet, started the fire which swept through Christie street, Italian .tenement, de stroyed the lives ot a score of people ami injured 15 eithers. The noise of the explosion caused a panic in the densely populated dis trict. Police say many perished in the flames, fearing to escape to the streets. where they believed death awaited them from the dreaded "black hand." Oil Tnnk KIowm t'p. A second explosion from a kerosene tank followed ami tlu whole lower lloor was a mass of llames ami blazing oil. Fire shot up into the stairways, cutting off all escape from those in the bedrooms above. Many rushed t3 the fire escapes, which became clogged with frightened people. Flames killed many as they were about to be rescued, while ethers were overcome by smoke. There were many rescued by firemen. Struck Coney iHlnnil Flrnt. The fire wave first struck Coney Is land yesterday, and before it reached Steeple Chase park, a score of amuse ment attractions were in ruins and many persons homeless. The next fire was the steamship fire. Then came the Christie street tenement. The Long Beach hotel was today destroyed. cie locks are working today with small crew, which has increased grad- ually since starting up. Many Finnish workmen have gone to the harvest Six hnnare,i BUPs:ts were in their beds fields, and efforts to hold the organiza Hon together to fight for more pay failed. inai iiispatcnes received irom mo iro.i- Taps uer report an attempt against tlie lite church call Sunday ot wing reter ot horvia. 1 he roynl train, according to the dispatches, was wrecKed at Palanka. Nobody was ser iously hurt. STOP BUSINESS FOR A. W. LEE No Business Done for Hour During Newspaper Man's Funeral. Ottumwa. July 29. The funeral of . V. Lee, president of the Lee news paper syndicate, took place today. As a tribute to his memory, all business in Ottumwa was suspended for an hour during the obsequies. GOVERNOR GLENN VICTOR IN FIGHT North Carolina Triumphs Over South ern Railway in Rate Regula tion Battle. Raleigh, N. C, July 29. The conflict between the state and the railroad ever the new state rate law, was amic ably adjusted Saturday afternoon at a conference between Governor Glenn and officials of the roads. The Southern railway and the At lantic Coast line through their gen eral counsel and the stockholders of the Atlantic Coast line, who had en joined that road from putting into ef fect the state 2!4 cent rate, through their counsel, agreed to put the rate ... 5:30 p. m. 0:15 p. n.. ... C:30 p. m. . . . C:40 p. m. Suns?t . ..10:15 p. ni. 10:30 p. m. .. .10:45 p. m. 2:00 p. m. When one glances at this program he would think that it has the day so full of events that the private has on time to himself but most of these calls do not affect the private. They are mainly preparatory calls or calls t.-j gather the first sergeants together to receive orders. To llolil Kleetlon. Wednesday the company from Ro'k Island has its tri-yearly election for captain. Captain Edward Dunavin his served so creditably that the affair is more of a re-election than an election. There are no other candidates in the field and as far as can be known Captain Dunavin will be called upon to lead the company for another three years. Plans for the annual field meet have not matured yet, but it is probable that it will be held Tuesday morning, The local company does not expect Li win the meet this year, feir the Rock Island athletes have not trained any this season. They will, however, give a good account of themselves. Camp Clin IT. There is some Jonah in the regiment this year. Sunday there was to n.j no drill and the soldiers were counting on a good time, but the rain fell all diy and kept them in their tents. As soon as the Jonah is found he will be ship ped home in chains. T. Kennedy came to camp under the impression, that the soldiers were starved while here. He brought along canned beans, pies and other deli cacies. His goods went like hot cakes SHOOTS OFFICERS Unknown Man Who Resisted Arrest at Council Bluffs Surrounded by a Mob. Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 29. De tective George Wilson, who was last night shot through the abdomen by an unknown man whom he was trying to arrest, died this morning. Patrolman Richardson, also shot by the same man. is in a critical condition. A large force of people who started in pursuit, of the desperado reported at noon they had the man surrounded in a cornfield sev en miles east of the city. It is not be lieved the man can escape. Another Stabbed. Berlin, July 29. Another girl baby is reported stabbed today. The out rage e)ccurred in a crowded working peoples district. when the flames were discovered, but all left the building in safety. I'.tuht llunilreil (JueHtx Ksenpe. Ixing Branch, N. J., July 29. Eignt hundred guests of the Long Beach ho tel one of the largest seashore bote's on the Atlantic coast had to flee for their lives early today when the hotel burned. There was no loss of life. The guests lost almost all the'r clothing and personal effects. The loss is $20d,iMirt. High School to Get Its Own Lunch. Pupils at the Liuolu High school, to be o toned, in the Interluke district of Seattle at the ltegimiiug of the next school year, will huve a lunch loom conducted by the domestic science de partment of the school, says the Seat tle Times. The cooking classes will jreparo the noonday meal, and pupils who want a hot luncheon will be able to buy it for nist as imur the cost price as the school !toard can figure. School authorities Itelieve the domestic science department can be made to pay a part of Its e-xpenses through fur lilidiing the noonday meal, and If the product of the cooking classes Is di gestible and sntisfttctory to the pupils It Is probable the same policy will be adopted at the two other high schools. into effect Aug. 8. An agreement also was reached to proceed in an orderly , when the boys found them way in the courts, and to end pending' Private Sohruook was sent to the cases and indictments. i gaurdhouse Sunday morning for the rs- OTHERS WHO ARE ACCUSED IN AL LEGED MINERS' CONSPIRACY. CHARLES H. MOYER, president Western Federation of Miners. . GEORGE A. PETTIBONE, fiscal agent of alleged murder combine, who supplied Orchard with money. VICTIMS OP PLOTS ACCOHlJIX; TO OltCIIAKirs CONFESSION". Gregory Lyte, shot down in Denver. Merritt B. Walley, killed by bomb intended for Justice Gabbert. Two miners killed in the Bunker Hill mine explosion. Two miners killed in the Vindicator mine explosion. Fourteen nonunion men killed in the Independence depot explosion. MUX MAKKF.U FOK "REMOVAL" WHO ESCAPED DEATH. Justice Gabbert. Fred Bradley, San Francisco. Justice Goddard, Denver. Governor Peabody, Denver. General Sherman Bell, of Colorado militia. Frank A. Hearne, president Colorado Fuel & Iron company. David Moffat, president of the First National bank of Denver.