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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL.
DROWN L08E8 HIS SUIT FOR $10 , . 000 DAMAGES. MATRIMONIAL CASE SETTLED The Case In Which Frcy Was Charged With Falsely Swearing as to the Ages of Himself and Bride , and Hla Counter Case , Settled. Pierce , Nob. , Oct. 4. Special to Th News : After ' about two weeks' ses sion , the district court closed hero to- dny. Judge A. A. Welch of Wayne presided. In the Lonndcr Drown case wlioroln Die plaintiff sued tlie village of Pierce for 110,150 damage for Injuries receiv ed while walking over an alleged de fective sidewalk , the Jury after being out about an hour , brought In a verdict for the city. Two years ago this case was tried before Judge Uoyd and the jury brought In a verdict for the town. Fred JI. Free , the plaintiff's attor ney , then carried the case to the supreme premo court , after which It was re- innnded to the district court for re trial. This case has caused consid erable comment hero for some time mid It Is hoped that at last It Is set tled. Jlrak Gets Ball. Frank Jlrak , who has been In the county Jail for several months past on the charge of wjfo desertion , was found guilty and was released on ball I of $200 , which was furnished by the wife. County Attorney Van Wagcncn nml W. W. Qulvoy were the prosecut ing attorneys and Fred II. Frco of Plalnvlow appeared for the defendant. Marriage Case Settled. Another Interesting case was that wherein John J. Frey Is charged with perjury for having falsely stated the ages of himself and ono Clara Cottrell in obtaining a marriage license. Frey also had a damage suit vs. the Cot- trells for alleged alienation of his wife's affections. These cases were settled to the satisfaction of both par ties. CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Smith of Valen tine Enjoy Best of Health. Valentine , Nob. , Oct. ! . Special to The News : Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Smith of this city celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at their home here , surrounded by all their six chil dren , some of whom had made long Journeys to bo present for this event. Mr. and Mrs. Smith were married in Kcokiik , Iowa , Oct. 2 , 1857. They lived In many places , making warm friends wherever they lived. This was the ilrst time the entlro family had been together for twenty-two years and consequently a most enjoyable family reunion was held. Mrs. J. C. Northrup of this city Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. The aged couple are still enjoying Uio best of health. I LIBERIA IS THEIR COUNTRY Negro Colonization Official Thinks They Will Progress If Sent There , Denver , Oct. 4. J. N. Walker , presi dent of the Colorado-African Coloniza tion society , In an address on th ' race problem delivered here at the Central Presbyterian church , said race separation was essential for tha blacks as well as for the whites , be cause only by that means can the Af rican race develop along the lines which nature Intended. Condition ! are steadily growing worse for them He said the only way to escape a con dltion that is rapidly becoming worse IB by immigration to Liberia , where a black republic can be built up. Many blacks would Hko to go , but owing to high steamship rates and their own lack of means they were compelled to remain hero. The situation called for congressional aid. ARGUING FORDJBRIBERY CASE Believed That the Jury Will Fall t Reach a Verdict. San Francisco. Oct. 4. Notwlth standing that the Tlroy L. Ford dt fenso subpoenaed Abraham Huof as a witness , when the time came for the introduction of evidence in behalf o the general counsel of the United Railroads , the attorneys for the de fonso refused to offer any testimony thus blocking any intent the probe u tion may have had to make of Ruef a rebuttal witness , and both sides wen to argument , the people without hav Ing adduced a particle of direct evl donee connecting the accused with the commission of the crime charged am the defense without having offered a eworn word In Its own behalf. A gen ral belief prevails that the Jury wit fall to reach a verdict. WON'T ' RECOGNIZE UNCLE SAM Refuses to Serve on Jury Because Government Licenses Liquor Traffic. Davenport , In. , Oct. 4Tho fede-ru government has run against a new snag hero on the west bank of the MUeisslppI in the refusal of J. D Martin of Crawtordsvillo , la. , to qual Ify ns a petit juror. Ho told Judge Smith McPhorbon ho belonged to u church which did not recognize the liquor traffic , and so long as the gov eminent licensed it ho would no recoguizo the government or Its ofll clals. Instead of holding Martin In contempt , the court expelled him from the cauoL Death of James Duny. Lindsay , Nob. , Oct. 4. Special to The Nowa : James Duny , ft retired farmer living In Lindsay , ono of the first settlers who catuo hero when all was prairie , died at his homo after a lingering Illness of several months , In cident to old ago. Mr. Duny was about sixty years of age. Ho Is survived by two grown sons and three daughters. SOUTH DAKOTA PRISON STEWARD IS STABBED. FIERCE HAND TO HAND FIGHT Isaac L. GUI , Steward of Sioux Falls Penitentiary , is Still Alive But is Believed to Have Been Fatally In jured. Sioux Falls , S. D. , Oct. 4. Isaac L. Gill , steward of the state penitentiary , who was stabbed several times by Robert Ames , a convict , during a des perate effort of the latter to make his escape , Is yet alive , but Is believed to be fatally Injured. At the best , the chances for his recovery are against him. him.The The stabbing of the steward was the culmination of one of the most des perate efforts ever made by a convict .o escape from the penitentiary. Ames , who Is serving a twenty-year term for manslaughter committed In ' .yrnnn county , had been working In . 'cnltentlary shirt factory , but on po , , vt that ono of his legs was pnii. ' v/'c / , Vt was permitted to re turn to . * ' ' 'kt0a'hero ho forged an order for a . . 3. ' 0.77 ' , with Steward Gill , went to thc0fVp Jroom to secure a broom. While bill was stooping Ames suddenly drew a small case knife from Us place of concealment about his clothing and plunged it Into the back of the steward. Ho probably aimed for the steward's heart , but missed it by about two Inch es , or Gill would ) have been instantly killed. Gill turned just as Ames raised t he knife for a second blow. The first ilmv iniimrnnMv. lind ( urnpil Mm slmrn > olnt of the knife , for the wound mndo > y the second blow was not as deep as he first. IJefore Gill could grasp the [ esperato convict he was stabbed the bird time , the knife blade entering his chest. For a few minutes the two men ought a thrilling battle. The loss of ilood had weakened Gill to such nn extent that he was finally overpowered. The convict was panting on top of lim and groping around for the knife vhlch had been dropped during the lorco hand to hand fight , when Guard McQueen appeared upon the scene and shed upon Ames just as the latter vas drawing a dangerous looking bll- ct from his sleeve for the purpose of beating the remaining life out of Gill. Ames' purpose in attacking Gill was o secure the keys which the latter carried and with them effect his es cape from the prison. In the event Gill dies Ames will Immediately be ar raigned on a charge of murder. Last spring Ames made an attempt to es cape but was recaptured. Scuffle With Runaway Team. Lindsay , Neb. , Oct. 4. Special to The News : E. D. Schmltt , living seven miles north of here , had ono of the small bones in his hand broken during a scuffle with a runaway team. Horsrelter-Mary. Lindsay , Neb. , Oct. 4. Special to The News : Miss Anna Mary of St. Bernard and Frank Horsrelter of near Madison , wore married at St. Bernard and will resldo on a farm near Madi son. UHINE5E LGuT wuHTfl MONEY Seventy Thousand Dollars Is Valui Placed Upon Chamot Collection. San Francisco , Oct. 4. Seventy thousand dollars U the value placea by A. E. Chamot upon a collection o curios "acquired" by him at Peking China , about the time that the alllcc troops entered the Chinese capital tc DrotOft thn fornlirn rosldpntn. Th\f \ came out before Bankruptcy Referee Green during the examination o Chamot by the attorney for the cred Itora of the Peters Machine company of which Chamot Is president , ana which failed for $20,000 , tq ascertain Fomethlng concerning Chamot's as sets. sets.That That Chnmot's estimate of the value of the Chinese loot was not too high was evidenced by his admission tha he had sold part of the collection li Now York for $35.000 Included li this loot was a Jewel studded cup snii to have belonged to the dowager em press and valued at $5,000. The re malndcr of the curios consisted o three panels and a screen , whicl Chamot said were now being offered for sale at the upset price of $35.000 they being heavily encrusted witl jade and gems. At the time ot the Boxer uprising Chamot kept a hote In Poking. For the burning of thl building by the rebels the French gov ernment obtained for Chamot from the Chinese government an Indemnity o $200,000. Soldier Meets Fiery Death. Cincinnati , Oct. 4. After drinkln n solution of wood acohol , John F King , a soldier confined In the guurc house at Fort Thomas , became a ra\ ing maniac and sot 11 ro to the mat tress in his cell. Ho died soon attar- wards. King was In the guard hous pending trial on a charge of desertion THIRTY DITCH DIGGERS "WALK OUT" OF DITCHES. 2 PER DAY NOT ENOUGH MONEY Day Labor at Tilden Has Gone up to Such a Point That $2 a Day Is Scorn ed and $2.50 Demanded Strikers Say They'll Fight Imported Men. Tilden , Neb. , Oct. ! . Special to The News : Tilden has a strike. Thirty Itch diggers working on the now city vatcr ditches , huvo "walked out" of he ditches and thrown down their pades. They have been getting two Imolcons for every day's work , and hey want two and a half. The contractor employing the labor ers says that ho will bring In plenty of workmen from the outside to tnko ho jobs at $2 per day. The striking ditch diggers declare hat they will make It so hot for the mported gang that the work will not irocecd. Meanwhile the dirt Is not flying as t should be this fine weather. REV , FERGUSON ARRESTED Husband of Mrs. Cross Files Criminal Charges Against Minister. Lincoln , Oct. 4. Hev. Wilbert P. Ferguson was arrested on a charge sworn out by Arthur X Cross of Uni versity Place , alleging crlm.nal rela tions between Mr. Ferguson and the wife of Mr. Cross. The accused voluntarily accepted ervico and through his attorneys asked immediate trial in justice court. County Attorney Tyrell said he was not ready to begin the case , but prom < ised an early hearing. Mr. Ferguson was released on botida furnished by ills attorneys. The complaint follovys closely the church trial o ? Rev. Mr. Ferguson at the recent Methodist Episcopal conference , which brought about the withdrawal from the minle- trv nf Mr. I nrirnsnn nml Ills danuiirp suit against a number of ministers of the church. SHUMWAY ENTERS HIS PLEA. Denies He Is Guilty of Murder of Mrs Sarah Martin at Adams. Beatrice , Neb. , Oct. 4. Mead * Shumway , accused of the murder ol Mrs. Sarah Martin , was brought here Irom the state penitentiary and given a secret hearing before the countj judge. He was formally arraigned , pleaded not guilty and was bound over to the district court without bail. Sheriff Trude kept Shumway In hid ing until the train for Lincoln , when he : was taken back to the peniten tiary. The feeling against Shumway Is so bitter that the sherifr teared an attempt to harm him had U been known that he was in town. HEADACHE REMEDY FATAL. Effervescent Taken by Omaha Wom an la Followed by Death. Omaha , Oct. 4. Heaping teaspoon * ful of patent offervescoots , sold as cei * tain cures for headache and oshaur tlon and containing' twenty-two gralni of acetphentldln to the ounce , an said to be the cause of the sudd n death of Mrs. Grace I. Fink. Physi cians say the death of Mrs. Fink If not the flnt reported as the result ol taking the effervescent drugs. Game Bird Fund. Lincoln , Oct. 4. Game Warden Car ter now hag $493.50 In public sub scriptions for the purchase of Hun/ garlan partridges for propagation in Nebraska. Citizens of Long Pine , Gor don , Merrlman , Mllford , Friend , Ma- Bon City and West Point have sub scribed. The birds will cost $4.50 a pair In New York city , or about $5 a pair , not counting the cost of expresi charges from Lincoln to their desti nation. An order tor $500 worth haa been placed by Mr. Carter. DETROif REffijSTTifE LEAD Tigers Now Seem Almost Sure ot Landlnn American Leaoue Pennant. Uf troll won the final game from Washington , making U practically im possible for the Philadelphlans tc close the gap In the championship se ries. To win the pennant the Phila delphia team must take all 1'our games from Washington and Detroit lose two to St. Louis. Results : American League Washington , 3 ; Detroit , 9 Philadelphia , 4 ; Cleveland , 0. Boston , 1 ; St. Louis , 0. National League Pittsburg , 0 ; Philadelphia. 1. STEAMER LEONX111 WRECKED Last Batch of Crew Brought Safely Ashore at Kllrush , Ireland , Kilrush , Ireland , Oct. 4. The last batch of the crew of the Leon XIII were brought safely ashore. They In cluded the captain , who suffered a broken leg as a result 01 being felled by a heavy sea soon after the vessel struck. The entlro crew have thus been saved. They had nothing to eat since Tuesday morning , as It was Im possible for them to reach the pro visions on board. Fishermen from the neighborhood villages burned fires at different points on the shore during the night In order to tell the unfortunate - nato men that the efforts to rescua them were not being relaxed. The men came ashore at different times In small parties , some In boats that went out from the land and others on rafts they knocked together them solves. Soldier Kills Wife and Hlmsslf. New York , Oct 4 Rather than on duro separation from his wlfo , which might have follows' ' fc ronufcr to nn- other post , It Is believed that Claude H. Perry , soldlor a of the const ar tillery stationed nt Fort Hamilton , shot and killed his wife , Elizabeth , and then committed aulctdo. O'Leary Finishes 600th Mile , Cincinnati , Oct. 4. Haggard , but Etlll determined to walk 1,000 miles In J.OOO consecutive hours , Dan O'Leary finished his COOth mils. TESTIMONY TO INDICATE DIS CRIMINATION IN ITS SALE. GALENA COMPANY IN CONTROL Subsidiary Organization of Standard Oil Company Disposes of Over Nine ty-Seven Per Cent of Lubricant Used in the Country. New York , Oct. 4. When the hear ing of the federal suit for the dissolu tion of the Standard Oil company of New Jersey was resumed evidence was adduced which Frank B. Kellogg , conducting the government case , said he believes proves the contention of the government that the oil combine , through Its subsidiaries , the Galena Signal Oil company and the Waters- Pierce Oil company , have a monopoly of the railroad lubricating oil busi ness , and that it not only charges an excessive price , but that it discrim inates against curtain railroads in the prices charged for , its product. The Standard manufactures engine valve , car and coach oil , and Mr. Kellogg said he would show that It controlled 97 per cent of the business. C. N. Steinbrennor , auditor of th railway department of the Galena Sig nal Oil company , was the first witness called. He said that the only com panies he knew which sold lubricating oils to raihoads were the Galena Sig nal Oil company and the Waters- Pierce Oil company. The Waters-Pierce company , he testified , obtains its oil from the Ga lena Signal Oil company , which In turn secures Its suppiy Irom the Standard Oil company at the same price as it is sold to the railroads The Galena Signal Oil company gets no refund. Mr. Kellogg then road a letter from Charles Miller , president of the Ga lena Signal Oil company , written on Fob. 23 , 1905 , to D D. Maroney , vice president of the Pittsburg , Shawmut , and Northern railroad , in which Mr Miller J stated that the Galuna Signal Oil ( company was supplying 97Vi P ° r cent of the total railway mileage of the United States , Canada and Mexico with lubricating oil. URGE IMPROVEMENT OF HIGH WAYS America Far Behind Other Countries In This Reform. Atlantic City , N. J. , Oct. 4. Im provement of public highways was recommended by the American public health congress as the most neces sary step toward the elimination ol those diseases disseminated through the agency of dust germs. Assistant Director A. L. Cushman of the public roads bureau , depart ment of agriculture , declared the In troduction of the auto has tremendous ly Increased the death problem. Methods ods of preserving country macadam ized roads by a cheap emulsion of tar oil and chemicals was recommend ed. ed.An An express declaration was mad that the United States had improved about 7 per cent of its 2,000,000 miles of public highways and that this country Is far behind other civilized nations in this retorm. Mexico's ad vance toward an Ideal condition In the construction and care of public streets was outlined by delegates and experts , who declared the rleanlinesn of streets to have been proven In di rect ratio to the public health. QUIGGS' ' MEMORY IS FAULTY Tells New York Commission About De stroying $43,878 , In Checks. New York , Oct. 4. That ho dHlbor- ately destro. . ed checks for $ 13b78 so tnat he would not be compelled to sa > to whom the money rcpruse-ntod by them was paid , was admitted by Lem uel Ely Quigg at the hearing on street railway merger matters before thu public utilities commission. "My memory is faulty. I should netlike like to attempt It , " he replied when Attorney Ivlns , who Is conducting the investigation , asked him If he could tell to whom the chocks were drawn Secretary Moorhead of the Metro polltan company stated on the stand that he had been unable to locate the checks charged to the "special con structlon account" and that he was certain they must have been de strayed. To Raise Fund of $5,000,000. Richmond , Va. , Oct 4. The second day's session of the triennial general convention of the Protestant Episcopal church In the United States passes uneventfully for both the house ot bishops and the house of deputies , al though excellent progress was report ed in the work of organization The diocese of Los AngHes ser-uied In dorsement of a memorial asking thai a commission be appointed to raise $6,000,000 to be added to the genera fund for the relief of clergy and members of their famllloi. ONLY ENLIVENING INCIDENT Of RUN DOWN MISSISSIPPI. ADDRESS TO CITIZENS OF CAIRC Chief Executive Advocates Develop ment of Waterways Will Maki Final Sat Speech of His Trip a < Mimphls This Afternoon. New Madrid , Mo. , Oct. 4. The pro Ident Hpunt yesterday afternoon in t leisure run down . the Mississippi , tow broadened by the addition ot tut waters of the Ohio , from Culro to Neu Madrid. His boat , the Mississippi slowed up , but thu delay was von brief. This city is a place of historic in terest , and not the least Intuiostln feature of its history Is found In the association with It of the name ol Nicholas Roosevelt , a great uncle ol the president , who slopped here in 1S11 , when he brought down the first tlint nv > r run nn thu u-ntnri of either the Mississippi or the Oliic rivers , it was hero that the eldei Roosevelt turned up the Mississippi Instead of down , and it is related that this change was Influenced by the great New Madrid earthquake , which occurred at this time. The president's boat did not land owing to his desire not to vary hU program. The run down the river wai d Told of Interest for the most part the only enlivening Incident being s brief race between the Alton and the Fred Hnrtweg , a fast Ohio boat with a delegation from Pittsburg on board which joined the presidential fleet at Cairo , which was a drawn battle The president lunched aboard fpt Colonel MacKenzie with the inland waterways commission. The low rlvei banks were at places fringed wltb people , but they were generally too fai removed from the boats to permit an ; demonstration , except the waving ol handkerchiefs. At ono place In Ken tucky. the bluff was decorated wltb bunting and the president expressed pleasure over the tribute. The fact that there have been several efforts by congressmen , governors and othori to discuss the third term question with the president since the beginning of the tour , became known today , but the president has discouraged all such attempts. Ho was told of at least two delegations that would be Instructed for him regardless of his attitude. The president and delegates to th dec'p waterways convention accom panying him are scheduled to arrive nt Memphis , Term. , this afternoon and the president will make the final sel speech of his trip at that placo. At Cairo the president and party drove to St. Mary's park , where nn Imense crowd was assembled. Mayor Parsons Introduced Govenor Deneen of Illinois , who , in turn , introduced President Roosevelt , who In his speech advocated the development ol waterways. FAVORS DEEPW/.T / RWAY _ Illinois Central Will Throw No Ob tacle In Way of Completion. Chicago , Oct. 4. The management of the Illinois Cent'iui road has de cided to thiow its influence in tavoi of a deep waterway Irom the great takes to the guit. This became nppar ent when J. T. Haiuhnn , president oi the road , stated that nc would go tc the deep waterways convention to b hold In Memphis today and would there give an address strongly favorIng - Ing the project. In the past the general opinion among railway managements nas been that waterways Injure the rallroaO business by keeping freight rates down. The attitude of the Illinois Cen tral management with respect to the present deep waterway project is * a1 it will develop the south rapidly , and In the development of the south In creased tonnage will bo made for the Illinois Central and the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley lines. Submarine Boat Makes Long Trip. Kiel , Germany , Oct. 4. Submarine boat "U" of the German navy is sale by naval ofllcors to have surpassed al records lor similar vessels lor lengtl of voyage. During hard weather In the North sen , the "U" traveled COO nautical miles under her own steam without renewal of fuel. Santa Fc Raises Wages. TopeKa , Kan. , Oct. 4. The Atchl eon , Topeka and Santa Fc Railway company announced an Increase ol wages to Its 5,000 machinists a in boiiermakers over the entlro system of 2 cents an hour and an increase to helpers of I'/ , cents an hour , ef fectlvo Oct. 1. Revolution In Argentina. Buenos Ayres , Oct. 4. A revolution hns broken out In the province o Corrlentes , In the Argentine republic The Insurgents already have seized special positions and In the fighting with the government troops many men on both sides were either killed oi wounded. Railroad Strike In Austria. Vienna. Oct. 4. The strike of rail road employes of Austria for Increased wages , which began Oct. 1. Is spread Ing. All passenger trains were late and on same lines freight tralilc Ii completely suspended1. Taft Sails for Manila. Kobe , Japan Oct 4 - The steame Minnesota , with Secretary of Wai William Taft and party on board , lef h ra at midnight for Manila. THtCONDITIONJFTHEWEAMR Temperature for Twenty-four Hour * . Forecast For Nebraska. Conditions of the wwilhor a record cd for the twenty-four hours ending nt 8 a , m. today : Maximum G5 Minimum 31 ! Uerago -18 Barometer 29.80 THE STANTON COUNTY FESTIVAL OPENS AUSPICIOUSLY. MANY THERE FROM NORFOLK Thursday Was One of the Best OpenIng - Ing Days That the Stanton County Fair Has Ever Seen Race Results. Stanton Won the Ball Game. Stnnton , Nob. , Oct. ! . Special to The News : Yesterday was the llrst ind opening day for the Stanton conn- y fair. Notwithstanding the bad vcather which had preceded It , It was one of the best opening days that the association has had during Its history. Numerous visitors from Norfolk , desig nated by neat white badges , were In evidence. The ball game between Stanton and 'llgor would seem rather one-sided from the score. However , some of the errors made were excusable owing to ho condition of the grounds. The re sult was , Pllgcr 1 , Stanton 13. Bat teries : Stanton , "SI" and Person , for Pllger , Schwartz and Tlfet. Umpire , Best. The races were as follows : In the 2:20 : trot : nesslo 1 2 2 2 Jlcklnnd 3 3 3 3 King Woodward 2 . .1 1 1 Time : 2:31 : , 2:20 : , 2:38 : , 2:33V4. : Tti fho o.-ir trnt- Blkhorn Doy 1 1 1 Spokane Jr 2 3 2 John A 3 2 3 Time : 2:52'4 : , 2:49 : > / , 2-13. : Running race : Fox B 1 ady Clare 4 Hessle n 2 Miss Dewey 3 Friday and Saturday will bo the big days of this fair. Wlsner will bo here Friday with a strong team and Satur day Clarkson Is arranging to bo herewith with a fine bunch of players. The Olarkson team was badly defeated the first part of the season and It Is under stood that they nro getting the best to bo had and are coming up to humil iate Pont's Colts on their own terri tory. It Is expected that some money may change hands on this gamo. RESULT OF GREAT WHITE PLAGUE IN ONE FAMILY. NONE OLDER THAN TWENTY-TWO Miss Katherlne King , Aged Sixteen , Is the Fifth Member of a Valentine Family to Prove a Victim to the Dreaded Consumption. Valentine , Neb. , Oct. 4. Special to The News : Miss Katherlno King of this city , aged sixteen , died at Hot Springs , S. D. , where she had gone to seek relief from the ravages of slow consumption , which caused her death. She was born at Niobrara , Neb. , and has lived the greated part of her life here. She Is the fifth child of Mr. and Mrs. King to succumb to the great white plague , all dying before reaching the age of twenty-two. The funeral was held this morning at Nicholas church , Father Blaere conducting the services. Tramp Did Not Burn Ohlld. Monmotith , 111. , Oct 4. An Inquest on the body of the four-year-old son of Mrs. Jane Hathaway of Oquawka , 111. , reported to have boon binned to death by a tramp , disclosed the fact that the child met death by an acci dent. The testimony tended to show that the mother had to'd ' the ston about an assault and the burning nt the child to shield her own rnrelessn&s A negro arrested has been released SETTLE CASEJirr OF COURT Attorneys Lock Bunco Men and Vic tlm In Room Together. Council BUffs. la. . Oct. 4. Locking two alleged bunco men and their vic tim In a room together , the attorneys for the opposing sides allowed the principals to work out their own set tlement between themselves , and alter half an hour the three asked to bo re leased , saying all was now satisfac tory. They paid the attorn 's feed and costs ot the civil and . .miinal proceedings already or gun In local courts and lift the city soon after wards. The principals In this novel proceeding were Italians. On com plaint of Dinuzzo , an Omaha saloon keeper , that James Rftpim and Emll Martin had swindled him out of $112 and two valuable diamonds , the loral police arrested Vfctcin as he was pbout to leaxi- the city , while the Des Molnes polKe siin < d Itaplnl on a tram It was allogoj the swindle was worked by substituting a package of paper for the money In the transfer of the saloon The three declined testate state upon what taring the sottlamenl was made. n 9 i COMPETITION NOT LIFE TRADE , SAYS KNAPP. OPEAK8 TO GRAIN DEALERS Chairman of Interstate Commerce Commission Says There la Greater Moral Delinquency In Mnn Who 8 cures Rebates Than In Pickpocket. Cincinnati , Oct. 4. That co-oponu tlon , and not competition , li the life of tradu was thu position taken by Martin A. Knapp , chairman of tha interstate commerca commission , In his nddioss before the eleventh con * vcutlon of the grain dealers1 national association hero. Mr. Knapp Baltic "I believe the future development of our civilization will bo alotiij tha line * of co-operation. I bolUvo ol monts that are now conflicting will gather together In harmonloua effort p.inl nnltv nf mimosa. RIU ! that tin : Inchest honors and the greatest glories will go to the citizens who arc the most useful and perform the great * cst sorvlces. " Mr. Knapp did not mention any names when he declared ! "There it creator moral delinquency In the man who secures discriminations In hit favor from railroads than tlioro IB la a pickpocket or chicken thief. " SHERMAN ACTJS CONDEMNED I Wholesale Druggists Resolve It Will' Act In Restraint of Their Trade. Denver , Oct. 4. According to a re * olutlon adopted by the annual con * vontlon of the National Wholesale Druggists' association , now In session here , the Sherman anti-trust law "in entirely too radical and should b nnionduil or new loctalation onnntail ta permit reasonable trade agrecmontB. " The resolution declares thu belief of the association to be that the literal application of the Sherman law will create the greatest possible icstralnt of trade , although that Is the condi tion It is Intended to prevent. The association also declares co caine to he the most pernicious of all drugs and one of Its members sug > gcsted that sales to retailers bo limit ed to an ounce at a time , Just enough to use In proscriptions. The national pure food law received hearty support. The following olfli ers were electedt President , Edgar D. Taylor , Richmond , Vn. ; vice president , W. C. Shurtleff , Chicago ; secretary , Joseph 12. TomS ) Now York ( re-c-lcrtcd ) ; treasurer , 3. E. Strong , Cleveland ( re-elected ) . SOUTH DAKOTA RATE FIGHT sit I Judge Garland Grants Temporary R straining Order Against Reduction. Rlniiv tfnlln n < " > n A The < , auction ordered by the state board ot railroad commissioners In the passerv ger rate on all standard guage roada In South Dakota from 3 to 2l/j cents ) per mile will not go Into effect on Oct. 15 , as originally contemplated by the board. , A number of the loading railroad * Instituted an action in the United States court In this city and secured an order for the railroad commission * rs to show cause why a permanent Injunction should not ho granted pro- renting them from placing the 2 cent rate In effect. The order to show cause Is returnable before Judge Car * land Oct. 29 , at which time argument * will be made for and against thw granting of a permanent Injunction , Pending the hearing at that time a temporary restraining order wat granted by Judge Garland. Vmong the roads whlcn have Joined In the Injunction proceedings are the Rock Island , the Minneapolis and St. Louis , the Milwaukee , the Burlington , the Northwestern and the Omaha. PLAN TO FIGHT HARRIMAfM. Stockholders at Hartford Organize to Support Fish. Hurtford , Conn. , Oct. 4. At the meeting of the local stockholders ot the Illinois Central railroad held hero It was unanimously voted to have all oj , the proxies of the stockholders present turned over to Cl.nilf-s M * Reach of this city , who is a director of the road and a supporter of Stuy- . vtsant Fish In the fight with the Har- rlman interests. Those who had sent their proxies to Mr. Harriman-will cancel them. , Yacht Cruise Around World. New York. Oct. 4. Fifteen friends of Robert M. Thompson , financier , retired naval officer and lawyer , nr < y , ( o be his guests on ono of the most remarkable yacht cruises on record ! The yacht upon which they ,11 voy age around the world Is the 8.000-ton , bteamer Mincola. The Journey will occupy nine months anil the estimated expense of the enteitalnmnet Is $500- 000. Among those Invited by Colonel Thompson to bo his guests are Lord Braszy and Admiral Sir Charles. Beresford. - Mrs. O'Grady Is Accused. Sioux Falls , S. D. , Oct. 4. The cor- rner's lury summoned to investigate the mysterious murder Sunday night oi John W. O'Grady. an aged pioneer , returned a verdict , holding Mrs. OGrady responsible for the death. Szczyglal Given Thirty Years. Pittsburg , Oct 4 Ludwlg Szczy , the Polish priest cor vlctod of the murder of Andrew anio ophen Star * Evuskl , was sontenriki 'Wrty yeara * Imjpriiooment / J. - TOMn _ * . , ' - - _ _ _ _ _ _ - _ _